Period
to 12 August 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire with a requirement for Agile Software Development skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Agile Software Development over the 6 months to 12 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Agile Software Development
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
12 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 0
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 395 1,202 1,667
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Yorkshire 27.60% 29.26% 33.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 32.48% 33.99% 38.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 285 887 1,246
Median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +1.19%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £313
90th Percentile £615 £550 £538
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +2.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 15 16
Median hourly rate £31.21 £35.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.82% - -18.13%
10th Percentile £17.83 £18.14 £16.04
90th Percentile £35.00 £57.90 £55.63
England median hourly rate £35.00 £45.32 £43.00
% change year-on-year -22.77% +5.39% +1.18%

Agile Software Development is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,216 3,536 4,341
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 84.98% 86.08% 88.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 760 2,350 2,922
Median daily rate £450 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
10th Percentile £297 £263 £275
90th Percentile £600 £575 £538
England median daily rate £488 £475 £463
% change year-on-year +2.63% +2.70% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 146 128
Median hourly rate £20.11 £17.00 £18.02
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.29% -5.66% +28.71%
10th Percentile £11.24 £11.21 £11.17
90th Percentile £35.00 £35.75 £42.73
Median hourly rate £35.00 £25.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year +40.00% +16.28% -8.99%

Agile Software Development
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

Job postings citing Agile Software Development as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Agile Software Development in Yorkshire

Agile Software Development
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Agile Software Development in Yorkshire.

Daily rate trend for Agile Software Development in Yorkshire

Agile Software Development
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Agile Software Development in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 12 August 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Agile Software Development in Yorkshire

Agile Software Development
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Agile Software Development in Yorkshire.

Hourly rate trend for Agile Software Development in Yorkshire

Agile Software Development
Hourly Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Agile Software Development in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 12 August 2020.

Hourly rate histogram for Agile Software Development in Yorkshire

Agile Software Development
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Software Development within the Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 12 August 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire 0 282 £450 - 115
South Yorkshire -3 81 £500 +5.26% 27
North Yorkshire -2 26 £463 +2.78% 22
Agile Software Development
England

For the 6 months to 12 August 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Agile Software Development also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Yorkshire region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 144 (36.46%) AWS
2 113 (28.61%) Azure
3 105 (26.58%) Java
4 88 (22.28%) DevOps
5 87 (22.03%) Git (software)
6 81 (20.51%) Test Automation
7 76 (19.24%) Scrum
8 73 (18.48%) Continuous Integration
9 72 (18.23%) Public Sector
10 71 (17.97%) Kubernetes
11 66 (16.71%) Jenkins
11 66 (16.71%) JavaScript
12 65 (16.46%) Docker
12 65 (16.46%) Microservices
13 63 (15.95%) Pair Programming
14 61 (15.44%) TDD
14 61 (15.44%) Finance
14 61 (15.44%) Python
15 60 (15.19%) BDD
16 58 (14.68%) Java 8
17 52 (13.16%) Linux
18 51 (12.91%) Security Cleared
19 47 (11.90%) JIRA
19 47 (11.90%) Node.js
20 43 (10.89%) GCP
20 43 (10.89%) Terraform
21 42 (10.63%) Continuous Deployment
21 42 (10.63%) Confluence
22 41 (10.38%) Mockito
23 40 (10.13%) GitHub

Agile Software Development
Co-occurring IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 42 (10.63%) Confluence
2 20 (5.06%) Mule
3 19 (4.81%) Cloud Foundry
4 4 (1.01%) Anypoint
4 4 (1.01%) Drupal
4 4 (1.01%) SharePoint
5 3 (0.76%) SAS
5 3 (0.76%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.51%) Apache
6 2 (0.51%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.25%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.25%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.25%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.25%) CMS
7 1 (0.25%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.25%) Tomcat
Applications
1 12 (3.04%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (1.77%) InVision
2 7 (1.77%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (1.77%) Sketch
3 6 (1.52%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 6 (1.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (1.27%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.51%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.25%) Marvel
Business Applications
1 6 (1.52%) Visualfiles
2 4 (1.01%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.25%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.25%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 144 (36.46%) AWS
2 113 (28.61%) Azure
3 43 (10.89%) GCP
4 40 (10.13%) GitHub
5 28 (7.09%) Slack
6 12 (3.04%) npm
7 10 (2.53%) Serverless
8 9 (2.28%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 9 (2.28%) Amazon EC2
9 8 (2.03%) Amazon S3
10 7 (1.77%) AWS Lambda
10 7 (1.77%) Cloud Computing
11 6 (1.52%) Amazon Cognito
11 6 (1.52%) Amazon EMR
12 4 (1.01%) PaaS
12 4 (1.01%) Power Platform
13 3 (0.76%) AWS CloudFormation
13 3 (0.76%) Cloudflare
13 3 (0.76%) IaaS
13 3 (0.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 35 (8.86%) TCP/IP
2 22 (5.57%) HTTP
3 20 (5.06%) SSL
4 19 (4.81%) Firewall
5 14 (3.54%) DNS
6 13 (3.29%) Reverse Proxy
7 5 (1.27%) Internet
7 5 (1.27%) SAN
8 3 (0.76%) 5G
8 3 (0.76%) VPN
9 2 (0.51%) HTTPS
10 1 (0.25%) DSL
10 1 (0.25%) Intranet
10 1 (0.25%) ISDN
10 1 (0.25%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (8.35%) MongoDB
2 13 (3.29%) SQL Server
3 11 (2.78%) Big Data
4 9 (2.28%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (2.28%) Relational Database
5 8 (2.03%) Hadoop
6 7 (1.77%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 5 (1.27%) Cosmos DB
8 4 (1.01%) Power BI
9 3 (0.76%) MS Access
9 3 (0.76%) MySQL
9 3 (0.76%) Oracle Database
9 3 (0.76%) Qlik Sense
9 3 (0.76%) QlikView
10 2 (0.51%) Couchbase
10 2 (0.51%) Electronic Patient Records
10 2 (0.51%) NoSQL
10 2 (0.51%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.51%) SAS Data Integration Studio
11 1 (0.25%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 87 (22.03%) Git (software)
2 66 (16.71%) Jenkins
3 47 (11.90%) JIRA
4 41 (10.38%) Mockito
5 26 (6.58%) Selenium
6 24 (6.08%) JUnit
7 23 (5.82%) CircleCI
8 21 (5.32%) Sonatype Nexus
9 20 (5.06%) Maven
10 16 (4.05%) GitLab
11 11 (2.78%) Bitbucket
12 9 (2.28%) Visual Studio
12 9 (2.28%) Xcode
13 7 (1.77%) Android Studio
13 7 (1.77%) CocoaPods
13 7 (1.77%) Cucumber
13 7 (1.77%) Team Foundation Server
14 6 (1.52%) Jasmine
14 6 (1.52%) MSTest
14 6 (1.52%) NUnit
General
1 72 (18.23%) Public Sector
2 61 (15.44%) Finance
3 20 (5.06%) Banking
4 15 (3.80%) Retail
5 10 (2.53%) Legal
6 7 (1.77%) Financial Institution
7 6 (1.52%) Retail Banking
8 3 (0.76%) Marketing
8 3 (0.76%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.51%) Games
9 2 (0.51%) Publishing
10 1 (0.25%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.25%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.25%) Military
Job Titles
1 123 (31.14%) Developer
2 53 (13.42%) Java Developer
3 31 (7.85%) Analyst
4 24 (6.08%) Project Manager
4 24 (6.08%) User Researcher
5 23 (5.82%) Business Analyst
6 20 (5.06%) DevOps Engineer
7 18 (4.56%) Designer
8 17 (4.30%) Architect
9 14 (3.54%) Consultant
10 12 (3.04%) React Developer
11 11 (2.78%) Programme Manager
12 10 (2.53%) JavaScript Developer
13 9 (2.28%) .NET Developer
13 9 (2.28%) Node.js Developer
13 9 (2.28%) Tester
14 8 (2.03%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 8 (2.03%) Operations Engineer
14 8 (2.03%) Web Engineer
15 7 (1.77%) Senior Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (11.90%) Node.js
2 37 (9.37%) HTML
3 35 (8.86%) REST
4 33 (8.35%) CSS
5 29 (7.34%) .NET
5 29 (7.34%) React
6 27 (6.84%) Spring
7 26 (6.58%) JSON
8 25 (6.33%) ActiveMQ
9 24 (6.08%) Redux
10 23 (5.82%) JAX-RS
10 23 (5.82%) Jest
10 23 (5.82%) Spring Boot
11 17 (4.30%) WireMock
12 16 (4.05%) AngularJS
12 16 (4.05%) ASP.NET
13 14 (3.54%) Enzyme
14 11 (2.78%) Express
14 11 (2.78%) Sass
15 10 (2.53%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 32 (8.10%) User Experience
2 23 (5.82%) Mobile App
3 18 (4.56%) NHS
4 15 (3.80%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (2.53%) Greenfield Project
6 7 (1.77%) Robotics
7 6 (1.52%) Virtual Team
8 5 (1.27%) Cloud Native
8 5 (1.27%) Data Centre
8 5 (1.27%) Management Information System
9 4 (1.01%) Data Structures
10 3 (0.76%) Self-Motivation
11 2 (0.51%) Blog
11 2 (0.51%) iPad
11 2 (0.51%) iPhone
11 2 (0.51%) Mobile Banking
12 1 (0.25%) Online Banking
12 1 (0.25%) Online Games
12 1 (0.25%) Reference Data
12 1 (0.25%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 52 (13.16%) Linux
2 29 (7.34%) Unix
3 28 (7.09%) Mac OS X
4 14 (3.54%) Apple iOS
5 11 (2.78%) Android
6 9 (2.28%) Windows
7 5 (1.27%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.25%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (22.28%) DevOps
2 81 (20.51%) Test Automation
3 76 (19.24%) Scrum
4 73 (18.48%) Continuous Integration
5 65 (16.46%) Microservices
6 63 (15.95%) Pair Programming
7 61 (15.44%) TDD
8 60 (15.19%) BDD
9 42 (10.63%) Continuous Deployment
10 40 (10.13%) Kanban
11 39 (9.87%) Continuous Delivery
11 39 (9.87%) Open Source
12 37 (9.37%) Mentoring
13 32 (8.10%) Software Engineering
13 32 (8.10%) Stakeholder Management
14 31 (7.85%) Web Development
15 30 (7.59%) Web Design
16 28 (7.09%) Problem-Solving
17 26 (6.58%) Configuration Management
17 26 (6.58%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 105 (26.58%) Java
2 66 (16.71%) JavaScript
3 61 (15.44%) Python
4 58 (14.68%) Java 8
5 34 (8.61%) SQL
6 28 (7.09%) C#
7 14 (3.54%) ES6
8 13 (3.29%) TypeScript
9 10 (2.53%) PHP
10 9 (2.28%) Apple Swift
10 9 (2.28%) Kotlin
10 9 (2.28%) Scala
11 8 (2.03%) Go
12 4 (1.01%) ANSI SQL
13 3 (0.76%) PowerShell
13 3 (0.76%) T-SQL
13 3 (0.76%) VB
14 2 (0.51%) Objective-C
14 2 (0.51%) Shell Script
14 2 (0.51%) VBA
Qualifications
1 51 (12.91%) Security Cleared
2 28 (7.09%) SC Cleared
3 21 (5.32%) BPSS Clearance
3 21 (5.32%) Degree
4 16 (4.05%) DBS Check
5 13 (3.29%) DV Cleared
6 12 (3.04%) CISM
6 12 (3.04%) CISSP
6 12 (3.04%) CRISC
7 7 (1.77%) CESG Certified Professional
7 7 (1.77%) ISTQB
8 5 (1.27%) CISA
8 5 (1.27%) CSSLP
8 5 (1.27%) GIAC
8 5 (1.27%) GSSP-.NET
8 5 (1.27%) GSSP-JAVA
8 5 (1.27%) GWAPT
8 5 (1.27%) ISACA
9 4 (1.01%) AWS Certification
9 4 (1.01%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.54%) QA
2 8 (2.03%) GDPR
3 3 (0.76%) PMO
4 2 (0.51%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.51%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.51%) WCAG
5 1 (0.25%) PSD2
5 1 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 65 (16.46%) Docker
2 1 (0.25%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.25%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (0.25%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 71 (17.97%) Kubernetes
2 43 (10.89%) Terraform
3 37 (9.37%) Puppet
4 36 (9.11%) Ansible
5 34 (8.61%) Opscode Chef
6 24 (6.08%) Salt
7 4 (1.01%) Grafana
8 3 (0.76%) Kibana
9 2 (0.51%) Prometheus
10 1 (0.25%) Graphite
10 1 (0.25%) HP Quality Center
10 1 (0.25%) Mesos
10 1 (0.25%) QRadar
10 1 (0.25%) SCCM
Vendors
1 34 (8.61%) Google
2 27 (6.84%) Splunk
3 25 (6.33%) AppDynamics
3 25 (6.33%) Microsoft
4 18 (4.56%) F5
5 12 (3.04%) Blue Coat
6 8 (2.03%) Databricks
6 8 (2.03%) MuleSoft
7 7 (1.77%) Adobe
7 7 (1.77%) UiPath
8 6 (1.52%) Netsparker
9 5 (1.27%) Cisco
9 5 (1.27%) EMC
9 5 (1.27%) IBM
9 5 (1.27%) Oracle
10 3 (0.76%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (0.76%) Tableau
11 2 (0.51%) Apple
11 2 (0.51%) Siebel
11 2 (0.51%) Talend