Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 2017 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
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1 2 2
Rank change year-on-year +1 0 +2
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 1198 1455 1400
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 27.43% 26.57% 22.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 32.88% 31.56% 27.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 965 1015 1091
Yorkshire median daily rate £420 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.18% +6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £319 £310 £300
90th Percentile £543 £538 £575
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 10
Yorkshire median hourly rate £35.63 £30.75 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.87% -31.67% -18.18%
10th Percentile £31.78 £13.28 £29.85
90th Percentile £50.34 £36.75 £187.50
England median hourly rate £43.00 £43.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year - +7.50% +14.29%

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 3644 4610 5171
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 83.44% 84.19% 83.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 2425 3014 3558
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £261 £263 £259
90th Percentile £550 £550 £535
England median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 130 177
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.93 £14.81 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.58% +2.12% -
10th Percentile £9.81 £10.98 £9.25
90th Percentile £40.00 £42.63 £35.07
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.41 £22.50
% change year-on-year -1.68% +8.49% +18.42%

Agile Software Development
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

Job postings citing Agile Software Development as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Agile Software Development in Yorkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Agile Software Development in Yorkshire

Agile Software Development
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Agile Software Development in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Agile Software Development in Yorkshire

Agile Software Development
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Software Development in Yorkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Agile Software Development in Yorkshire

Agile Software Development
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Agile Software Development in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor 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 18 November 2017. 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 +1 918 £420 - 187
South Yorkshire +1 204 £425 - 47
North Yorkshire -3 33 £405 +22.73% 24
East Yorkshire - 7 £315 - 8
Humberside - 2 £400 -
Agile Software Development
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Agile Software Development also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Yorkshire region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 357 (29.80%) Java
2 298 (24.87%) Scrum
3 286 (23.87%) JavaScript
4 248 (20.70%) TDD
5 212 (17.70%) Git (software)
6 196 (16.36%) HTML
7 192 (16.03%) Test Automation
8 191 (15.94%) Finance
9 188 (15.69%) SQL
10 180 (15.03%) CSS
11 161 (13.44%) Continuous Integration
12 160 (13.36%) Spring
13 157 (13.11%) BDD
14 149 (12.44%) DevOps
15 141 (11.77%) Jenkins
16 134 (11.19%) JIRA
17 132 (11.02%) Linux
17 132 (11.02%) Open Source
18 130 (10.85%) Python
19 129 (10.77%) User Experience
20 126 (10.52%) Stakeholder Management
21 123 (10.27%) Microservices
22 119 (9.93%) AngularJS
23 115 (9.60%) C#
24 114 (9.52%) Node.js
25 112 (9.35%) Software Engineering
26 111 (9.27%) Project Management
27 110 (9.18%) RESTful
28 107 (8.93%) .NET
29 105 (8.76%) React

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 82 (6.84%) Confluence
2 28 (2.34%) Apache Spark
3 24 (2.00%) CMS
4 21 (1.75%) Tomcat
5 20 (1.67%) OpenStack
6 16 (1.34%) Sitecore CMS
7 15 (1.25%) Elasticsearch
8 12 (1.00%) Apache Solr
9 10 (0.83%) JBoss
10 8 (0.67%) Cloud Foundry
11 7 (0.58%) nginx
11 7 (0.58%) SharePoint
11 7 (0.58%) WebLogic
12 6 (0.50%) WebSphere
13 5 (0.42%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 5 (0.42%) Apache
13 5 (0.42%) CloudStack
13 5 (0.42%) Jetty
13 5 (0.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 5 (0.42%) Tornado
Applications
1 19 (1.59%) Microsoft Project
2 12 (1.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (1.00%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (0.58%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (0.50%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 5 (0.42%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.42%) Photoshop
6 4 (0.33%) Adobe Illustrator
6 4 (0.33%) OmniGraffle
7 2 (0.17%) Adobe After Effects
8 1 (0.083%) Fireworks
8 1 (0.083%) InDesign
8 1 (0.083%) InVision
Business Applications
1 6 (0.50%) SAP IS-U
2 4 (0.33%) Oracle iProcurement
2 4 (0.33%) Oracle Receivables
3 3 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.25%) SAP CO
3 3 (0.25%) SAP FI
3 3 (0.25%) SAP FI/CO
4 2 (0.17%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 2 (0.17%) SAP Hybris
5 1 (0.083%) SAP Payroll
5 1 (0.083%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 44 (3.67%) Amazon AWS
2 37 (3.09%) GitHub
3 28 (2.34%) Microsoft Azure
4 24 (2.00%) Slack
5 10 (0.83%) PaaS
6 9 (0.75%) Google Cloud Platform
6 9 (0.75%) IaaS
6 9 (0.75%) SaaS
6 9 (0.75%) Trello
7 5 (0.42%) Heroku
8 4 (0.33%) Google Analytics
9 3 (0.25%) Amazon SQS
9 3 (0.25%) AWS CloudFormation
9 3 (0.25%) AWS Lambda
9 3 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (0.25%) Dynamics 365
9 3 (0.25%) Loggly
9 3 (0.25%) Office 365
9 3 (0.25%) Serverless
9 3 (0.25%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 28 (2.34%) HTTP
2 15 (1.25%) SMS
3 14 (1.17%) LAN
4 13 (1.09%) WAN
5 11 (0.92%) VPN
6 10 (0.83%) SAN
7 8 (0.67%) TCP/IP
8 5 (0.42%) AMQP
8 5 (0.42%) Firewall
9 4 (0.33%) Internet
10 3 (0.25%) Broadband
11 2 (0.17%) DNS
11 2 (0.17%) NAS
11 2 (0.17%) Network Security
12 1 (0.083%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 104 (8.68%) NoSQL
2 103 (8.60%) MongoDB
3 97 (8.10%) SQL Server
4 73 (6.09%) MySQL
5 50 (4.17%) Big Data
6 49 (4.09%) Apache Cassandra
7 39 (3.26%) Hadoop
7 39 (3.26%) Relational Database
8 36 (3.01%) PostgreSQL
9 34 (2.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 28 (2.34%) Apache Hive
11 27 (2.25%) Oracle Database
12 26 (2.17%) Sqoop
13 23 (1.92%) HBase
13 23 (1.92%) Impala
14 21 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
15 20 (1.67%) SQL Server 2008
16 13 (1.09%) SQL Server 2012
17 12 (1.00%) DB2
18 11 (0.92%) Redis
Development Applications
1 212 (17.70%) Git (software)
2 141 (11.77%) Jenkins
3 134 (11.19%) JIRA
4 83 (6.93%) Selenium
5 77 (6.43%) Maven
6 66 (5.51%) Subversion
7 61 (5.09%) Cucumber
8 55 (4.59%) WebDriver
9 50 (4.17%) JUnit
10 38 (3.17%) Mercurial
11 23 (1.92%) Jasmine
12 22 (1.84%) Gradle
13 17 (1.42%) IntelliJ
14 16 (1.34%) Grunt
15 15 (1.25%) gulp
15 15 (1.25%) SoapUI
16 14 (1.17%) Team Foundation Server
16 14 (1.17%) Visual Studio
17 13 (1.09%) LoadRunner
17 13 (1.09%) Vagrant
General
1 191 (15.94%) Finance
2 53 (4.42%) Banking
3 48 (4.01%) Retail
4 43 (3.59%) Marketing
5 32 (2.67%) Telecoms
6 26 (2.17%) Games
7 17 (1.42%) Retail Banking
8 12 (1.00%) Manufacturing
9 11 (0.92%) Electronics
10 8 (0.67%) Investment Banking
11 7 (0.58%) Financial Institution
11 7 (0.58%) Publishing
12 6 (0.50%) Online Betting
13 5 (0.42%) Legal
14 2 (0.17%) Advertising
14 2 (0.17%) iGaming
14 2 (0.17%) Local Government
15 1 (0.083%) Billing
15 1 (0.083%) Polish Language
15 1 (0.083%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 508 (42.40%) Developer
2 185 (15.44%) Java Developer
3 167 (13.94%) Analyst
4 119 (9.93%) Business Analyst
5 78 (6.51%) Project Manager
6 76 (6.34%) JavaScript Developer
7 74 (6.18%) Architect
8 61 (5.09%) .NET Developer
9 60 (5.01%) Tester
10 52 (4.34%) Agile Business Analyst
11 48 (4.01%) Automation Tester
12 45 (3.76%) User Researcher
13 43 (3.59%) Scala Developer
14 38 (3.17%) DevOps Engineer
15 34 (2.84%) Senior Developer
15 34 (2.84%) SQL Developer
16 32 (2.67%) Agile Developer
16 32 (2.67%) C# Developer
16 32 (2.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
17 29 (2.42%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 196 (16.36%) HTML
2 180 (15.03%) CSS
3 160 (13.36%) Spring
4 119 (9.93%) AngularJS
5 114 (9.52%) Node.js
6 110 (9.18%) RESTful
7 107 (8.93%) .NET
8 105 (8.76%) React
9 97 (8.10%) Hibernate
10 87 (7.26%) HTML5
11 77 (6.43%) CSS3
11 77 (6.43%) Web Services
12 66 (5.51%) ASP.NET
13 64 (5.34%) REST
14 57 (4.76%) jQuery
15 55 (4.59%) JSON
16 50 (4.17%) XML
17 45 (3.76%) Spring Boot
18 41 (3.42%) ASP.NET MVC
19 38 (3.17%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 129 (10.77%) User Experience
2 89 (7.43%) Analytical Skills
3 50 (4.17%) Greenfield Project
4 46 (3.84%) Mobile App
5 31 (2.59%) Algorithms
5 31 (2.59%) Data Structures
6 18 (1.50%) Enterprise Software
7 14 (1.17%) Data Centre
7 14 (1.17%) Minimum Viable Product
8 12 (1.00%) Blog
8 12 (1.00%) Management Information System
9 10 (0.83%) NHS
10 7 (0.58%) Computer Science
11 6 (0.50%) iPad
11 6 (0.50%) Mainframe
11 6 (0.50%) Reference Data
12 4 (0.33%) Linux Command Line
12 4 (0.33%) Media Streaming
12 4 (0.33%) Private Cloud
13 3 (0.25%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 132 (11.02%) Linux
2 59 (4.92%) Unix
3 34 (2.84%) Android
4 26 (2.17%) Apple iOS
5 20 (1.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 16 (1.34%) Mac OS X
7 12 (1.00%) Windows
8 10 (0.83%) CentOS
9 4 (0.33%) Ubuntu
9 4 (0.33%) Windows Server
10 3 (0.25%) Fedora
10 3 (0.25%) MVS
11 2 (0.17%) AIX
11 2 (0.17%) Solaris
11 2 (0.17%) SUSE
11 2 (0.17%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.17%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.083%) VMS
12 1 (0.083%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 298 (24.87%) Scrum
2 248 (20.70%) TDD
3 192 (16.03%) Test Automation
4 161 (13.44%) Continuous Integration
5 157 (13.11%) BDD
6 149 (12.44%) DevOps
7 132 (11.02%) Open Source
8 126 (10.52%) Stakeholder Management
9 123 (10.27%) Microservices
10 112 (9.35%) Software Engineering
11 111 (9.27%) Project Management
12 101 (8.43%) Kanban
13 92 (7.68%) MVC
14 90 (7.51%) User Stories
15 88 (7.35%) OO
16 87 (7.26%) Waterfall
17 72 (6.01%) Mentoring
18 71 (5.93%) Web Development
19 67 (5.59%) Business Intelligence
20 62 (5.18%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 357 (29.80%) Java
2 286 (23.87%) JavaScript
3 188 (15.69%) SQL
4 130 (10.85%) Python
5 115 (9.60%) C#
6 87 (7.26%) Scala
7 64 (5.34%) Ruby
8 54 (4.51%) PHP
9 48 (4.01%) T-SQL
10 44 (3.67%) Bash Shell
11 34 (2.84%) Shell Script
12 14 (1.17%) Apple Swift
12 14 (1.17%) Objective-C
13 13 (1.09%) Kotlin
13 13 (1.09%) Perl
14 10 (0.83%) C++
14 10 (0.83%) Groovy
14 10 (0.83%) PowerShell
15 9 (0.75%) VB
16 8 (0.67%) C
Qualifications
1 79 (6.59%) Degree
2 37 (3.09%) Security Cleared
3 27 (2.25%) SC Cleared
4 15 (1.25%) BPSS Clearance
5 14 (1.17%) ISEB
5 14 (1.17%) PMP
6 11 (0.92%) ISTQB
7 7 (0.58%) PMI Certification
7 7 (0.58%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 5 (0.42%) Computer Science Degree
9 4 (0.33%) CISM
9 4 (0.33%) DV Cleared
9 4 (0.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 3 (0.25%) CCDP
10 3 (0.25%) CCNP
10 3 (0.25%) Chartered Engineer
10 3 (0.25%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (0.25%) CISSP
10 3 (0.25%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (0.25%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (2.50%) QA
2 21 (1.75%) PMO
3 11 (0.92%) Data Quality
3 11 (0.92%) GDPR
4 10 (0.83%) Disclosure Scotland
5 4 (0.33%) GCP
6 3 (0.25%) WCAG
7 2 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.083%) HL7
8 1 (0.083%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 86 (7.18%) Docker
2 24 (2.00%) Apache Flume
3 6 (0.50%) Virtual Machines
3 6 (0.50%) Xen
4 4 (0.33%) Active Directory
4 4 (0.33%) vSphere
5 3 (0.25%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (0.25%) XenServer
6 2 (0.17%) HDFS
6 2 (0.17%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.17%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 1 (0.083%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (0.083%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (0.083%) XenApp
7 1 (0.083%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 56 (4.67%) Puppet
2 40 (3.34%) Ansible
3 32 (2.67%) Opscode Chef
4 20 (1.67%) Prometheus
5 12 (1.00%) Terraform
6 11 (0.92%) Kubernetes
7 10 (0.83%) Rancher
8 8 (0.67%) HP Quality Center
9 7 (0.58%) Nagios
10 6 (0.50%) Kibana
11 5 (0.42%) Grafana
12 4 (0.33%) Cobbler
12 4 (0.33%) Graphite
12 4 (0.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 3 (0.25%) Icinga
13 3 (0.25%) logstash
13 3 (0.25%) Opsview
13 3 (0.25%) Packer
13 3 (0.25%) Tivoli
13 3 (0.25%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 100 (8.35%) Oracle
2 60 (5.01%) Microsoft
3 33 (2.75%) Google
4 28 (2.34%) SAP
5 20 (1.67%) Sitecore
5 20 (1.67%) Tableau
6 19 (1.59%) Red Hat
7 14 (1.17%) HP
8 12 (1.00%) Adobe
9 11 (0.92%) IBM
9 11 (0.92%) Splunk
10 10 (0.83%) Informatica
11 9 (0.75%) Sybase
11 9 (0.75%) Talend
11 9 (0.75%) VMware
11 9 (0.75%) Xamarin
12 8 (0.67%) Atlassian
12 8 (0.67%) MuleSoft
13 6 (0.50%) Cisco
13 6 (0.50%) New Relic