Period
to 21 June 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 21 June 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
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1 1 2
Rank change year-on-year 0 +1 0
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 1,734 1,290 1,468
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 35.54% 31.14% 26.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 41.16% 36.90% 30.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,288 886 1,127
Yorkshire median daily rate £420 £413 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.82% -2.94% +21.43%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £310
90th Percentile £538 £550 £582
England median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 2 2
Yorkshire median hourly rate £35.50 £42.75 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.96% +31.54% -68.29%
10th Percentile £15.84 £38.28 £31.25
90th Percentile £61.25 £45.43 £33.75
England median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +18.06%

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 4,213 3,496 4,755
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 86.35% 84.38% 84.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,788 2,258 3,242
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £270 £263 £275
90th Percentile £538 £550 £575
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 119 87 104
Yorkshire median hourly rate £20.61 £13.00 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +58.54% -17.46% -5.80%
10th Percentile £10.60 £8.88 £10.20
90th Percentile £44.60 £35.94 £38.75
England median hourly rate £22.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -12.00% - +19.05%

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 21 June 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 21 June 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 21 June 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 0 1,366 £413 +3.13% 301
South Yorkshire 0 277 £450 -2.70% 64
North Yorkshire +4 46 £475 +18.75% 53
East Yorkshire +8 19 £388 +26.02% 19
Humberside -2 1 £259 -26.00%
Agile Software Development
England

For the 6 months to 21 June 2018, 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.

1 508 (29.30%) Java
2 453 (26.12%) Scrum
3 420 (24.22%) TDD
4 407 (23.47%) JavaScript
5 325 (18.74%) Test Automation
6 279 (16.09%) SQL
7 277 (15.97%) Microservices
8 275 (15.86%) Git (software)
9 271 (15.63%) C#
10 246 (14.19%) HTML
10 246 (14.19%) .NET
11 220 (12.69%) CSS
12 218 (12.57%) Software Engineering
13 214 (12.34%) Finance
14 207 (11.94%) Spring
15 206 (11.88%) BDD
16 204 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
17 186 (10.73%) JIRA
18 185 (10.67%) Jenkins
19 184 (10.61%) Stakeholder Management
20 175 (10.09%) AngularJS
21 170 (9.80%) SQL Server
22 169 (9.75%) DevOps
23 155 (8.94%) OO
24 151 (8.71%) Kanban
25 149 (8.59%) Spring Boot
26 143 (8.25%) Docker
26 143 (8.25%) Linux
27 140 (8.07%) RESTful
27 140 (8.07%) Problem-Solving

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
1 106 (6.11%) Confluence
2 50 (2.88%) Apache
3 40 (2.31%) Apache Spark
4 25 (1.44%) CMS
5 24 (1.38%) Tomcat
6 19 (1.10%) Elasticsearch
7 18 (1.04%) SharePoint
8 17 (0.98%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 17 (0.98%) SAS
9 16 (0.92%) nginx
10 10 (0.58%) Sitecore CMS
10 10 (0.58%) WebSphere
11 9 (0.52%) Cloud Foundry
12 8 (0.46%) Mule
13 7 (0.40%) IIS
13 7 (0.40%) Jetty
13 7 (0.40%) Mongrel
13 7 (0.40%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 6 (0.35%) Anypoint
15 5 (0.29%) JBoss
Applications
1 19 (1.10%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (0.75%) MS Visio
3 11 (0.63%) Microsoft Office
3 11 (0.63%) Microsoft Project
4 8 (0.46%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 4 (0.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 3 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
6 3 (0.17%) InVision
6 3 (0.17%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.058%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.058%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 9 (0.52%) Cognos TM1
2 7 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.23%) Oracle ERP
4 3 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.17%) Oracle Retail
4 3 (0.17%) SAP CO
4 3 (0.17%) SAP FI
4 3 (0.17%) SAP FI/CO
5 2 (0.12%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.058%) Capstone
6 1 (0.058%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.058%) Epicor Tropos
6 1 (0.058%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.058%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 1 (0.058%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.058%) SAP IS-U
6 1 (0.058%) SAP Retail
6 1 (0.058%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 118 (6.81%) Amazon AWS
2 91 (5.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 53 (3.06%) Slack
4 34 (1.96%) GitHub
5 33 (1.90%) Google Cloud Platform
6 16 (0.92%) Trello
7 15 (0.87%) PaaS
7 15 (0.87%) SaaS
8 14 (0.81%) IaaS
9 13 (0.75%) AWS CloudFormation
9 13 (0.75%) npm
10 12 (0.69%) Amazon EC2
11 11 (0.63%) Salesforce Service Cloud
12 8 (0.46%) CloudFront
12 8 (0.46%) Google App Engine
12 8 (0.46%) Google Tag Manager
13 7 (0.40%) Boomi
13 7 (0.40%) Force.com
14 6 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
14 6 (0.35%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 30 (1.73%) HTTP
2 24 (1.38%) SMS
3 20 (1.15%) Internet
4 18 (1.04%) SSL
4 18 (1.04%) TCP/IP
5 9 (0.52%) VPN
6 8 (0.46%) DHCP
6 8 (0.46%) DNS
6 8 (0.46%) DSL
6 8 (0.46%) Intranet
7 7 (0.40%) Firewall
7 7 (0.40%) FTP
7 7 (0.40%) IPsec
8 4 (0.23%) AMQP
9 3 (0.17%) Network Security
9 3 (0.17%) SAN
10 2 (0.12%) BIG-IP
10 2 (0.12%) Kerberos
10 2 (0.12%) WAN
10 2 (0.12%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 170 (9.80%) SQL Server
2 136 (7.84%) NoSQL
3 84 (4.84%) MySQL
4 78 (4.50%) MongoDB
5 75 (4.33%) Big Data
6 65 (3.75%) PostgreSQL
7 47 (2.71%) Hadoop
8 45 (2.60%) Apache Cassandra
9 39 (2.25%) Relational Database
10 38 (2.19%) Data Warehouse
11 37 (2.13%) Apache Hive
12 24 (1.38%) HBase
12 24 (1.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 20 (1.15%) SQL Server 2008
14 18 (1.04%) SQL Server 2012
15 16 (0.92%) Riak
16 15 (0.87%) RDBMS
17 14 (0.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 13 (0.75%) Power BI
19 12 (0.69%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 275 (15.86%) Git (software)
2 186 (10.73%) JIRA
3 185 (10.67%) Jenkins
4 98 (5.65%) Selenium
5 83 (4.79%) Maven
6 77 (4.44%) Cucumber
7 68 (3.92%) Subversion
8 47 (2.71%) Team Foundation Server
9 44 (2.54%) Octopus Deploy
10 43 (2.48%) JUnit
11 39 (2.25%) WebDriver
12 38 (2.19%) Mercurial
13 33 (1.90%) Jasmine
14 28 (1.61%) SpecFlow
14 28 (1.61%) TeamCity
15 27 (1.56%) SoapUI
16 23 (1.33%) Bitbucket
17 22 (1.27%) Visual Studio
18 18 (1.04%) Sonatype Nexus
19 17 (0.98%) SonarQube
General
1 214 (12.34%) Finance
2 81 (4.67%) Retail
3 50 (2.88%) Banking
4 34 (1.96%) Marketing
5 24 (1.38%) Games
6 20 (1.15%) Manufacturing
7 19 (1.10%) Legal
8 15 (0.87%) Retail Banking
9 11 (0.63%) Telecoms
10 6 (0.35%) Law
11 5 (0.29%) Advertising
11 5 (0.29%) Publishing
12 3 (0.17%) Automotive
12 3 (0.17%) Back Office
13 2 (0.12%) Electronics
13 2 (0.12%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.12%) Investment Banking
13 2 (0.12%) Local Government
14 1 (0.058%) Interactive Media
14 1 (0.058%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 717 (41.35%) Developer
2 254 (14.65%) Analyst
3 248 (14.30%) Java Developer
4 157 (9.05%) Business Analyst
5 126 (7.27%) .NET Developer
6 101 (5.82%) Project Manager
7 94 (5.42%) C# Developer
8 90 (5.19%) Architect
9 84 (4.84%) C# .NET Developer
10 81 (4.67%) Software Engineer
11 73 (4.21%) JavaScript Developer
12 69 (3.98%) Agile Business Analyst
13 65 (3.75%) Tester
14 64 (3.69%) Test Analyst
15 60 (3.46%) User Researcher
16 56 (3.23%) Angular Developer
17 54 (3.11%) Java Engineer
18 48 (2.77%) Automation Tester
18 48 (2.77%) React Developer
19 45 (2.60%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 246 (14.19%) .NET
1 246 (14.19%) HTML
2 220 (12.69%) CSS
3 207 (11.94%) Spring
4 175 (10.09%) AngularJS
5 149 (8.59%) Spring Boot
6 140 (8.07%) RESTful
7 139 (8.02%) ASP.NET
8 138 (7.96%) React
9 132 (7.61%) Node.js
10 127 (7.32%) REST
11 118 (6.81%) jQuery
12 117 (6.75%) Web Services
13 102 (5.88%) ASP.NET Web API
14 96 (5.54%) Hibernate
15 94 (5.42%) ASP.NET MVC
16 76 (4.38%) Kafka
17 71 (4.09%) SOAP
18 66 (3.81%) HTML5
19 58 (3.34%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 119 (6.86%) User Experience
2 107 (6.17%) Analytical Skills
3 66 (3.81%) Greenfield Project
4 39 (2.25%) Enterprise Software
5 37 (2.13%) NHS
6 34 (1.96%) Mobile App
7 30 (1.73%) Self-Motivation
8 19 (1.10%) Management Information System
9 16 (0.92%) Computer Science
10 13 (0.75%) Blog
10 13 (0.75%) Public Cloud
11 11 (0.63%) Data Centre
11 11 (0.63%) Data Structures
11 11 (0.63%) Social Media
12 9 (0.52%) Client/Server
13 8 (0.46%) Algorithms
14 6 (0.35%) Minimum Viable Product
15 5 (0.29%) Cloud Native
15 5 (0.29%) iPhone
15 5 (0.29%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 143 (8.25%) Linux
2 45 (2.60%) Android
3 36 (2.08%) Apple iOS
4 34 (1.96%) Windows
5 30 (1.73%) Unix
6 29 (1.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (0.35%) Mac OS X
8 5 (0.29%) Ubuntu
9 4 (0.23%) Windows Server
10 2 (0.12%) Embedded Linux
10 2 (0.12%) Kali Linux
10 2 (0.12%) VMS
10 2 (0.12%) Windows Mobile
10 2 (0.12%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.058%) AIX
11 1 (0.058%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 453 (26.12%) Scrum
2 420 (24.22%) TDD
3 325 (18.74%) Test Automation
4 277 (15.97%) Microservices
5 218 (12.57%) Software Engineering
6 206 (11.88%) BDD
7 204 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
8 184 (10.61%) Stakeholder Management
9 169 (9.75%) DevOps
10 155 (8.94%) OO
11 151 (8.71%) Kanban
12 140 (8.07%) Problem-Solving
13 136 (7.84%) Mentoring
14 134 (7.73%) MVC
15 133 (7.67%) Open Source
16 129 (7.44%) SDLC
17 126 (7.27%) E-Commerce
18 122 (7.04%) User Stories
19 108 (6.23%) Project Management
20 103 (5.94%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 508 (29.30%) Java
2 407 (23.47%) JavaScript
3 279 (16.09%) SQL
4 271 (15.63%) C#
5 137 (7.90%) Java 8
6 118 (6.81%) Python
7 71 (4.09%) T-SQL
8 66 (3.81%) Scala
9 53 (3.06%) Ruby
10 50 (2.88%) PHP
11 31 (1.79%) PowerShell
12 21 (1.21%) Shell Script
13 19 (1.10%) Groovy
14 18 (1.04%) Bash Shell
14 18 (1.04%) TypeScript
15 16 (0.92%) ES6
16 12 (0.69%) C
16 12 (0.69%) C++
17 11 (0.63%) Kotlin
18 9 (0.52%) VB
Qualifications
1 88 (5.07%) Degree
2 76 (4.38%) Security Cleared
3 47 (2.71%) SC Cleared
4 21 (1.21%) ISEB
5 17 (0.98%) BPSS Clearance
6 16 (0.92%) ISTQB
7 15 (0.87%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 9 (0.52%) CISSP
8 9 (0.52%) Computer Science Degree
8 9 (0.52%) CRISC
8 9 (0.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 8 (0.46%) CCNA
9 8 (0.46%) Cisco Certification
10 7 (0.40%) BC Cleared
10 7 (0.40%) CISM
10 7 (0.40%) IIBA
11 6 (0.35%) CISA
11 6 (0.35%) ISACA
11 6 (0.35%) ITIL Certification
11 6 (0.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 95 (5.48%) QA
2 28 (1.61%) PMO
3 16 (0.92%) Data Quality
3 16 (0.92%) GDPR
4 15 (0.87%) GCP
5 6 (0.35%) WCAG
6 5 (0.29%) SLA
7 3 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (0.17%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.12%) Disclosure Scotland
9 1 (0.058%) PSD2
9 1 (0.058%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 143 (8.25%) Docker
2 20 (1.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (0.75%) Virtual Machines
4 7 (0.40%) Xen
5 6 (0.35%) VMware Server
5 6 (0.35%) vSphere
6 4 (0.23%) Apache Flume
7 3 (0.17%) Varnish
8 1 (0.058%) Active Directory
8 1 (0.058%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 87 (5.02%) Puppet
2 52 (3.00%) Ansible
3 49 (2.83%) Terraform
4 37 (2.13%) Opscode Chef
5 25 (1.44%) Kubernetes
6 19 (1.10%) Grafana
7 13 (0.75%) Graylog
8 7 (0.40%) Nessus
9 5 (0.29%) Salt
9 5 (0.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 4 (0.23%) Kibana
10 4 (0.23%) vRealize Orchestrator
11 3 (0.17%) Graphite
11 3 (0.17%) OpenView
11 3 (0.17%) Opsview
11 3 (0.17%) Oracle Identity Management
11 3 (0.17%) Prometheus
11 3 (0.17%) Rancher
11 3 (0.17%) SCOM
12 2 (0.12%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 110 (6.34%) Microsoft
2 81 (4.67%) Oracle
3 44 (2.54%) Google
4 30 (1.73%) Red Hat
5 24 (1.38%) Adobe
6 23 (1.33%) Splunk
7 22 (1.27%) Informatica
8 21 (1.21%) VMware
9 19 (1.10%) MuleSoft
10 17 (0.98%) Sitecore
11 15 (0.87%) Salesforce.com
12 13 (0.75%) IBM
12 13 (0.75%) SaltStack
13 12 (0.69%) Cloudera
13 12 (0.69%) SAP
13 12 (0.69%) Talend
14 11 (0.63%) Capita
15 10 (0.58%) Atlassian
15 10 (0.58%) Cadence
16 9 (0.52%) Coverity