Period
to 18 January 2018

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 January 2018 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 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1 2 2
Rank change year-on-year +1 0 +2
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 1,277 1,325 1,453
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 28.93% 26.94% 24.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 34.68% 32.35% 29.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,003 875 1,102
Yorkshire median daily rate £420 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.18% +3.66% +13.10%
10th Percentile £319 £313 £300
90th Percentile £538 £548 £600
England median daily rate £475 £450 £440
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.27% +3.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 6
Yorkshire median hourly rate £35.63 £30.75 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.87% -31.67% -18.18%
England median hourly rate £43.00 £42.50 £42.75
% change year-on-year +1.18% -0.58% +22.14%

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 3,682 4,096 5,003
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 83.42% 83.27% 83.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,412 2,680 3,356
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.23% +10.71%
10th Percentile £261 £256 £263
90th Percentile £550 £539 £550
England median daily rate £450 £431 £425
% change year-on-year +4.53% +1.29% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 133 175
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.50 £14.87 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.73% -0.90% -
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.69 £9.99
90th Percentile £41.45 £33.50 £25.50
England median hourly rate £23.75 £25.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -5.00% +8.70% +15.00%

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 January 2018.

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 January 2018.

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 January 2018. 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 +1 952 £413 -1.79% 399
South Yorkshire 0 234 £425 -5.56% 65
North Yorkshire -3 45 £403 +21.97% 52
East Yorkshire +9 14 £375 +36.36% 25
Humberside 0 3 £400 -15.79%
Agile Software Development
England

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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.

1 387 (30.31%) Java
2 321 (25.14%) JavaScript
3 312 (24.43%) Scrum
4 283 (22.16%) TDD
5 228 (17.85%) Git (software)
6 218 (17.07%) Test Automation
7 210 (16.44%) SQL
8 206 (16.13%) HTML
9 202 (15.82%) BDD
10 197 (15.43%) Finance
11 192 (15.04%) CSS
12 188 (14.72%) Spring
13 167 (13.08%) Jenkins
14 165 (12.92%) Microservices
15 151 (11.82%) C#
15 151 (11.82%) .NET
16 145 (11.35%) JIRA
17 143 (11.20%) Software Engineering
18 136 (10.65%) User Experience
18 136 (10.65%) DevOps
18 136 (10.65%) Continuous Integration
19 135 (10.57%) AngularJS
20 133 (10.42%) SQL Server
21 131 (10.26%) Stakeholder Management
22 122 (9.55%) RESTful
22 122 (9.55%) Open Source
23 120 (9.40%) Kanban
24 117 (9.16%) Node.js
25 113 (8.85%) Project Management
25 113 (8.85%) OO

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 90 (7.05%) Confluence
2 24 (1.88%) CMS
3 22 (1.72%) JBoss
4 20 (1.57%) Tomcat
5 17 (1.33%) Elasticsearch
6 16 (1.25%) SharePoint
7 15 (1.17%) Apache ServiceMix
7 15 (1.17%) Sitecore CMS
8 12 (0.94%) Apache Spark
8 12 (0.94%) Cloud Foundry
8 12 (0.94%) SAS
9 11 (0.86%) Apache Solr
10 8 (0.63%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 8 (0.63%) Apache
11 7 (0.55%) OpenStack
11 7 (0.55%) WebLogic
12 6 (0.47%) nginx
13 5 (0.39%) GlassFish
13 5 (0.39%) Jetty
13 5 (0.39%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 15 (1.17%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (1.02%) Microsoft Project
3 9 (0.70%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 9 (0.70%) MS Visio
4 7 (0.55%) OmniGraffle
4 7 (0.55%) Photoshop
5 5 (0.39%) Adobe Illustrator
5 5 (0.39%) Microsoft Office
5 5 (0.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 4 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.16%) Fireworks
7 2 (0.16%) InVision
8 1 (0.078%) GIMP
8 1 (0.078%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 6 (0.47%) SAP CO
1 6 (0.47%) SAP FI
1 6 (0.47%) SAP FI/CO
2 5 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.39%) Oracle Receivables
3 4 (0.31%) Oracle iProcurement
4 3 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.23%) NetSuite
5 2 (0.16%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 2 (0.16%) SAP Hybris
5 2 (0.16%) SAP IS-U
6 1 (0.078%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.078%) SAP Payroll
6 1 (0.078%) SAP Retail
6 1 (0.078%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 77 (6.03%) Amazon AWS
2 50 (3.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 39 (3.05%) Slack
4 22 (1.72%) GitHub
5 18 (1.41%) Google Cloud Platform
6 14 (1.10%) IaaS
6 14 (1.10%) Trello
7 11 (0.86%) SaaS
8 8 (0.63%) PaaS
9 6 (0.47%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 6 (0.47%) AWS CloudFormation
9 6 (0.47%) Office 365
10 5 (0.39%) Dynamics 365
10 5 (0.39%) Google Analytics
10 5 (0.39%) Heroku
11 4 (0.31%) Amazon SQS
12 3 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
12 3 (0.23%) CloudBees
12 3 (0.23%) OpenShift
12 3 (0.23%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 22 (1.72%) SMS
2 15 (1.17%) HTTP
3 12 (0.94%) SAN
4 10 (0.78%) TCP/IP
5 7 (0.55%) AMQP
6 6 (0.47%) 2G
6 6 (0.47%) Internet
7 4 (0.31%) Firewall
8 3 (0.23%) DNS
8 3 (0.23%) LAN
8 3 (0.23%) NAS
8 3 (0.23%) Network Security
8 3 (0.23%) Skype
8 3 (0.23%) SSL
8 3 (0.23%) WAN
9 2 (0.16%) Broadband
9 2 (0.16%) DSL
10 1 (0.078%) HTTPS
10 1 (0.078%) Intranet
10 1 (0.078%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 133 (10.42%) SQL Server
2 102 (7.99%) MongoDB
3 94 (7.36%) NoSQL
4 77 (6.03%) MySQL
5 59 (4.62%) PostgreSQL
6 55 (4.31%) Apache Cassandra
7 46 (3.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 37 (2.90%) Big Data
9 30 (2.35%) Relational Database
10 26 (2.04%) SQL Server 2008
11 24 (1.88%) Hadoop
12 23 (1.80%) Oracle Database
13 22 (1.72%) Data Warehouse
14 21 (1.64%) SQL Server 2012
15 17 (1.33%) Power BI
16 16 (1.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 13 (1.02%) Redis
18 11 (0.86%) Apache Hive
18 11 (0.86%) DB2
19 10 (0.78%) Riak
Development Applications
1 228 (17.85%) Git (software)
2 167 (13.08%) Jenkins
3 145 (11.35%) JIRA
4 110 (8.61%) Maven
5 79 (6.19%) Cucumber
6 76 (5.95%) Selenium
7 59 (4.62%) JUnit
8 53 (4.15%) Subversion
9 46 (3.60%) WebDriver
10 34 (2.66%) Mercurial
11 32 (2.51%) Team Foundation Server
12 25 (1.96%) Jasmine
13 24 (1.88%) Grunt
13 24 (1.88%) gulp
14 23 (1.80%) Gradle
14 23 (1.80%) Octopus Deploy
14 23 (1.80%) TeamCity
15 18 (1.41%) Visual Studio
16 14 (1.10%) SoapUI
17 13 (1.02%) JMeter
General
1 197 (15.43%) Finance
2 66 (5.17%) Banking
3 48 (3.76%) Retail
4 36 (2.82%) Games
5 34 (2.66%) Marketing
6 21 (1.64%) Telecoms
7 18 (1.41%) Retail Banking
8 10 (0.78%) Investment Banking
9 8 (0.63%) Financial Institution
10 7 (0.55%) Online Betting
11 5 (0.39%) Legal
11 5 (0.39%) Manufacturing
12 4 (0.31%) Billing
12 4 (0.31%) Electronics
12 4 (0.31%) Local Government
13 3 (0.23%) Publishing
14 2 (0.16%) iGaming
14 2 (0.16%) Retail Finance
15 1 (0.078%) Automotive
15 1 (0.078%) Digital Economy
Job Titles
1 547 (42.83%) Developer
2 204 (15.97%) Java Developer
3 194 (15.19%) Analyst
4 135 (10.57%) Business Analyst
5 89 (6.97%) .NET Developer
6 82 (6.42%) Architect
7 75 (5.87%) Project Manager
8 68 (5.32%) JavaScript Developer
9 53 (4.15%) Tester
10 48 (3.76%) Software Engineer
11 47 (3.68%) Agile Business Analyst
12 46 (3.60%) C# Developer
13 41 (3.21%) User Researcher
14 39 (3.05%) Agile Developer
14 39 (3.05%) Automation Tester
14 39 (3.05%) Senior Developer
15 37 (2.90%) C# .NET Developer
15 37 (2.90%) SQL Developer
16 36 (2.82%) Test Analyst
17 35 (2.74%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 206 (16.13%) HTML
2 192 (15.04%) CSS
3 188 (14.72%) Spring
4 151 (11.82%) .NET
5 135 (10.57%) AngularJS
6 122 (9.55%) RESTful
7 117 (9.16%) Node.js
8 110 (8.61%) Hibernate
9 103 (8.07%) React
10 95 (7.44%) HTML5
11 94 (7.36%) Web Services
12 90 (7.05%) CSS3
13 88 (6.89%) ASP.NET
14 81 (6.34%) REST
15 78 (6.11%) Spring Boot
16 74 (5.79%) jQuery
17 51 (3.99%) ASP.NET Web API
18 48 (3.76%) ASP.NET MVC
19 46 (3.60%) .NET Framework
20 43 (3.37%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 136 (10.65%) User Experience
2 102 (7.99%) Analytical Skills
3 51 (3.99%) Greenfield Project
4 50 (3.92%) Mobile App
5 28 (2.19%) Data Structures
5 28 (2.19%) Enterprise Software
6 27 (2.11%) Algorithms
7 20 (1.57%) Management Information System
7 20 (1.57%) Virtual Team
8 17 (1.33%) Blog
9 10 (0.78%) Data Centre
9 10 (0.78%) Minimum Viable Product
10 8 (0.63%) Mainframe
10 8 (0.63%) NHS
11 7 (0.55%) Computer Science
11 7 (0.55%) Private Cloud
12 5 (0.39%) iPhone
12 5 (0.39%) Linux Command Line
12 5 (0.39%) Reference Data
12 5 (0.39%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 102 (7.99%) Linux
2 52 (4.07%) Android
3 51 (3.99%) Apple iOS
4 47 (3.68%) Unix
5 25 (1.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 17 (1.33%) Windows
7 16 (1.25%) Mac OS X
8 8 (0.63%) CentOS
9 4 (0.31%) Windows Server
10 3 (0.23%) Fedora
10 3 (0.23%) MVS
10 3 (0.23%) SUSE
11 2 (0.16%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.16%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.078%) VMS
12 1 (0.078%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.078%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.078%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 312 (24.43%) Scrum
2 283 (22.16%) TDD
3 218 (17.07%) Test Automation
4 202 (15.82%) BDD
5 165 (12.92%) Microservices
6 143 (11.20%) Software Engineering
7 136 (10.65%) Continuous Integration
7 136 (10.65%) DevOps
8 131 (10.26%) Stakeholder Management
9 122 (9.55%) Open Source
10 120 (9.40%) Kanban
11 113 (8.85%) OO
11 113 (8.85%) Project Management
12 103 (8.07%) MVC
13 102 (7.99%) Mentoring
14 100 (7.83%) User Stories
15 84 (6.58%) Waterfall
16 76 (5.95%) Coaching
16 76 (5.95%) Continuous Improvement
17 72 (5.64%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 387 (30.31%) Java
2 321 (25.14%) JavaScript
3 210 (16.44%) SQL
4 151 (11.82%) C#
5 88 (6.89%) Python
6 72 (5.64%) Scala
7 64 (5.01%) Ruby
8 61 (4.78%) T-SQL
9 39 (3.05%) PHP
10 35 (2.74%) Bash Shell
11 25 (1.96%) Objective-C
12 17 (1.33%) PowerShell
13 14 (1.10%) Apple Swift
14 12 (0.94%) Kotlin
15 10 (0.78%) C++
15 10 (0.78%) ES6
15 10 (0.78%) Perl
15 10 (0.78%) TypeScript
16 9 (0.70%) Shell Script
16 9 (0.70%) VB
Qualifications
1 70 (5.48%) Degree
2 23 (1.80%) Security Cleared
3 16 (1.25%) BPSS Clearance
4 10 (0.78%) ISEB
4 10 (0.78%) ISTQB
4 10 (0.78%) PMP
4 10 (0.78%) SC Cleared
5 6 (0.47%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (0.39%) PMI Certification
7 4 (0.31%) MCSE
7 4 (0.31%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 3 (0.23%) APMP
8 3 (0.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (0.16%) CISSP
9 2 (0.16%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.16%) IIBA
9 2 (0.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (0.16%) MCSD
10 1 (0.078%) APMG
10 1 (0.078%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (3.76%) QA
2 15 (1.17%) GDPR
3 14 (1.10%) PMO
4 13 (1.02%) GCP
5 11 (0.86%) Data Quality
6 8 (0.63%) Disclosure Scotland
7 6 (0.47%) WCAG
8 3 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 1 (0.078%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.078%) SLA
System Software
1 79 (6.19%) Docker
2 4 (0.31%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 4 (0.31%) Virtual Machines
2 4 (0.31%) XenApp
2 4 (0.31%) XenDesktop
3 3 (0.23%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.23%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 2 (0.16%) HDFS
4 2 (0.16%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.078%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.078%) Varnish
5 1 (0.078%) vCloud
5 1 (0.078%) VMware NSX
5 1 (0.078%) vSphere
5 1 (0.078%) Xen
Systems Management
1 49 (3.84%) Puppet
2 35 (2.74%) Opscode Chef
3 32 (2.51%) Ansible
4 13 (1.02%) Grafana
4 13 (1.02%) Prometheus
5 12 (0.94%) Terraform
6 11 (0.86%) Kubernetes
7 6 (0.47%) Graphite
7 6 (0.47%) Kibana
7 6 (0.47%) Rancher
8 5 (0.39%) HP Quality Center
8 5 (0.39%) Nagios
9 4 (0.31%) Nessus
9 4 (0.31%) Opsview
9 4 (0.31%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 3 (0.23%) logstash
10 3 (0.23%) SCOM
10 3 (0.23%) ZABBIX
11 2 (0.16%) Graylog
11 2 (0.16%) SCCM
Vendors
1 83 (6.50%) Oracle
2 65 (5.09%) Microsoft
3 39 (3.05%) Red Hat
4 26 (2.04%) Tableau
5 20 (1.57%) Google
5 20 (1.57%) SAP
6 17 (1.33%) Sitecore
6 17 (1.33%) Splunk
7 16 (1.25%) Adobe
8 14 (1.10%) Atlassian
9 13 (1.02%) Xamarin
10 11 (0.86%) MuleSoft
11 10 (0.78%) IBM
12 9 (0.70%) Salesforce.com
12 9 (0.70%) Sybase
13 7 (0.55%) HP
13 7 (0.55%) New Relic
13 7 (0.55%) VMware
14 5 (0.39%) Cisco
14 5 (0.39%) DevExpress