Period
to 25 September 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 25 September 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
25 Sep 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 1,592 1,189 1,579
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 31.80% 28.70% 28.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 36.47% 33.67% 32.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,159 916 1,156
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £420 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.19% -1.18% +13.33%
10th Percentile £318 £313 £313
90th Percentile £538 £550 £550
England median daily rate £485 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +2.11% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 4 6
Yorkshire median hourly rate £28.50 £42.75 £30.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.33% +39.02% -70.29%
10th Percentile £16.04 £35.75 £13.13
90th Percentile £52.25 £52.23 £37.63
England median hourly rate £43.00 £43.38 £42.84
% change year-on-year -0.86% +1.25% +9.82%

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 4,365 3,531 4,850
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 87.18% 85.23% 86.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,933 2,322 3,239
Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £281 £263 £270
90th Percentile £550 £550 £550
England median daily rate £468 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +3.89% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 115 95 116
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.41 £14.20 £14.81
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.61% -4.10% +6.72%
10th Percentile £10.75 £8.89 £10.50
90th Percentile £41.50 £32.65 £43.13
England median hourly rate £21.00 £23.25 £22.85
% change year-on-year -9.68% +1.77% +4.05%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 25 September 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 1,281 £420 - 288
South Yorkshire 0 210 £431 +1.47% 72
North Yorkshire +3 50 £450 +6.51% 50
East Yorkshire +9 15 £438 +36.72% 28
Agile Software Development
England

For the 6 months to 25 September 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.

1 442 (27.76%) Java
2 371 (23.30%) Scrum
3 355 (22.30%) TDD
4 337 (21.17%) JavaScript
5 251 (15.77%) Microservices
6 233 (14.64%) Finance
7 231 (14.51%) C#
8 229 (14.38%) SQL
9 223 (14.01%) .NET
10 220 (13.82%) Test Automation
11 198 (12.44%) DevOps
12 191 (12.00%) Continuous Integration
13 189 (11.87%) Git (software)
14 186 (11.68%) Stakeholder Management
15 182 (11.43%) HTML
16 171 (10.74%) CSS
17 170 (10.68%) Docker
18 166 (10.43%) Amazon AWS
19 164 (10.30%) JIRA
20 159 (9.99%) Spring
21 155 (9.74%) Software Engineering
22 153 (9.61%) BDD
23 141 (8.86%) Jenkins
24 140 (8.79%) E-Commerce
25 135 (8.48%) AngularJS
26 134 (8.42%) SQL Server
27 130 (8.17%) React
28 129 (8.10%) Python
29 128 (8.04%) Java 8
30 126 (7.91%) Spring Boot

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 (5.65%) Confluence
2 38 (2.39%) Apache
3 33 (2.07%) SharePoint
4 28 (1.76%) CMS
5 27 (1.70%) nginx
6 25 (1.57%) Apache Spark
7 24 (1.51%) Elasticsearch
8 23 (1.44%) Tomcat
9 16 (1.01%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 14 (0.88%) Sitecore CMS
10 14 (0.88%) WebSphere
11 10 (0.63%) BizTalk Server
12 9 (0.57%) WordPress
13 8 (0.50%) Anypoint
13 8 (0.50%) IIS
13 8 (0.50%) SharePoint Server
14 7 (0.44%) Jetty
14 7 (0.44%) Mongrel
15 6 (0.38%) Mule
16 5 (0.31%) WebLogic
Applications
1 21 (1.32%) Microsoft Excel
2 18 (1.13%) Microsoft Office
3 14 (0.88%) MS Visio
4 10 (0.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 9 (0.57%) Microsoft Project
6 6 (0.38%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.13%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.063%) InVision
Business Applications
1 8 (0.50%) Cognos TM1
2 5 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.25%) Oracle ERP
4 3 (0.19%) Epicor Tropos
4 3 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.19%) Oracle Retail
5 1 (0.063%) Capstone
5 1 (0.063%) Distributed Ledger
5 1 (0.063%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.063%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.063%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.063%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (0.063%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.063%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.063%) SAP HCM
5 1 (0.063%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 166 (10.43%) Amazon AWS
2 83 (5.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 39 (2.45%) GitHub
4 34 (2.14%) Amazon EC2
5 26 (1.63%) Google Cloud Platform
6 25 (1.57%) SaaS
7 21 (1.32%) Trello
8 18 (1.13%) Slack
9 17 (1.07%) AWS CloudFormation
10 15 (0.94%) Amazon S3
10 15 (0.94%) npm
10 15 (0.94%) PaaS
11 14 (0.88%) IaaS
12 13 (0.82%) Serverless
13 11 (0.69%) AWS Lambda
13 11 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
14 9 (0.57%) Boomi
15 8 (0.50%) Google Analytics
15 8 (0.50%) Google App Engine
16 7 (0.44%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 23 (1.44%) HTTP
2 20 (1.26%) Internet
2 20 (1.26%) SMS
2 20 (1.26%) TCP/IP
3 18 (1.13%) SSL
4 13 (0.82%) DNS
5 10 (0.63%) Firewall
6 8 (0.50%) DHCP
6 8 (0.50%) FTP
6 8 (0.50%) IPsec
6 8 (0.50%) VPN
7 7 (0.44%) Intranet
8 5 (0.31%) SSH
9 3 (0.19%) DLNA
9 3 (0.19%) UPnP
9 3 (0.19%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (0.13%) Network Security
10 2 (0.13%) PuTTY
10 2 (0.13%) WebEx
11 1 (0.063%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 134 (8.42%) SQL Server
2 100 (6.28%) NoSQL
3 88 (5.53%) MySQL
4 61 (3.83%) MongoDB
5 51 (3.20%) Big Data
6 42 (2.64%) PostgreSQL
7 36 (2.26%) Data Warehouse
7 36 (2.26%) Hadoop
7 36 (2.26%) Relational Database
8 29 (1.82%) Amazon RDS
9 28 (1.76%) Apache Cassandra
10 22 (1.38%) Riak
11 16 (1.01%) Redis
11 16 (1.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 15 (0.94%) CouchDB
13 13 (0.82%) Apache Hive
14 12 (0.75%) MS Access
14 12 (0.75%) SQL Server 2008
15 10 (0.63%) GIS
15 10 (0.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 189 (11.87%) Git (software)
2 164 (10.30%) JIRA
3 141 (8.86%) Jenkins
4 106 (6.66%) Selenium
5 62 (3.89%) Cucumber
6 59 (3.71%) Maven
7 43 (2.70%) Subversion
8 42 (2.64%) Team Foundation Server
9 37 (2.32%) WebDriver
10 35 (2.20%) Mercurial
11 28 (1.76%) Visual Studio
12 27 (1.70%) Octopus Deploy
13 26 (1.63%) webpack
14 25 (1.57%) Bitbucket
15 24 (1.51%) JMeter
16 23 (1.44%) PHPUnit
16 23 (1.44%) Vagrant
17 22 (1.38%) JUnit
18 20 (1.26%) SoapUI
19 19 (1.19%) SpecFlow
General
1 233 (14.64%) Finance
2 87 (5.46%) Retail
3 49 (3.08%) Banking
4 26 (1.63%) Marketing
5 24 (1.51%) Manufacturing
6 21 (1.32%) Legal
7 10 (0.63%) Games
8 9 (0.57%) Automotive
8 9 (0.57%) Retail Banking
9 8 (0.50%) Publishing
10 7 (0.44%) Telecoms
11 5 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
12 4 (0.25%) Electronics
12 4 (0.25%) Financial Institution
13 3 (0.19%) Back Office
14 2 (0.13%) Advertising
14 2 (0.13%) Arabic Language
14 2 (0.13%) Hindi Language
14 2 (0.13%) Indonesian Language
14 2 (0.13%) Malayalam Language
Job Titles
1 673 (42.27%) Developer
2 225 (14.13%) Java Developer
3 221 (13.88%) Analyst
4 148 (9.30%) Business Analyst
5 135 (8.48%) Project Manager
6 107 (6.72%) .NET Developer
7 73 (4.59%) C# Developer
8 69 (4.33%) JavaScript Developer
9 66 (4.15%) C# .NET Developer
9 66 (4.15%) Tester
10 60 (3.77%) Agile Business Analyst
10 60 (3.77%) Architect
11 58 (3.64%) React Developer
12 54 (3.39%) DevOps Engineer
12 54 (3.39%) Software Engineer
13 49 (3.08%) Angular Developer
14 47 (2.95%) Test Analyst
15 45 (2.83%) Automation Tester
16 44 (2.76%) Python Developer
17 40 (2.51%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 223 (14.01%) .NET
2 182 (11.43%) HTML
3 171 (10.74%) CSS
4 159 (9.99%) Spring
5 135 (8.48%) AngularJS
6 130 (8.17%) React
7 126 (7.91%) Spring Boot
8 109 (6.85%) ASP.NET
9 101 (6.34%) Node.js
9 101 (6.34%) RESTful
10 89 (5.59%) ASP.NET Web API
11 88 (5.53%) Web Services
12 86 (5.40%) jQuery
13 85 (5.34%) REST
14 83 (5.21%) ASP.NET MVC
15 78 (4.90%) Hibernate
16 58 (3.64%) HTML5
17 56 (3.52%) Kafka
17 56 (3.52%) SOAP
18 53 (3.33%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 94 (5.90%) User Experience
2 79 (4.96%) Analytical Skills
3 56 (3.52%) Greenfield Project
4 39 (2.45%) NHS
5 32 (2.01%) Enterprise Software
6 30 (1.88%) Mobile App
7 24 (1.51%) Computer Science
8 19 (1.19%) Self-Motivation
9 14 (0.88%) Management Information System
10 13 (0.82%) Virtual Team
11 12 (0.75%) Client/Server
12 10 (0.63%) Cloud Native
12 10 (0.63%) Public Cloud
13 9 (0.57%) Social Media
14 8 (0.50%) Video Conferencing
15 7 (0.44%) Blog
16 6 (0.38%) Mainframe
16 6 (0.38%) PKI
17 4 (0.25%) Data Centre
17 4 (0.25%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 117 (7.35%) Linux
2 50 (3.14%) Windows
3 35 (2.20%) Unix
4 21 (1.32%) Android
5 18 (1.13%) Apple iOS
6 16 (1.01%) VMS
7 13 (0.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (0.44%) Windows Server
9 6 (0.38%) Ubuntu
10 4 (0.25%) AIX
11 3 (0.19%) CentOS
11 3 (0.19%) Embedded Linux
11 3 (0.19%) Solaris
12 2 (0.13%) Kali Linux
12 2 (0.13%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.13%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (0.063%) Windows 10
13 1 (0.063%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.063%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 371 (23.30%) Scrum
2 355 (22.30%) TDD
3 251 (15.77%) Microservices
4 220 (13.82%) Test Automation
5 198 (12.44%) DevOps
6 191 (12.00%) Continuous Integration
7 186 (11.68%) Stakeholder Management
8 155 (9.74%) Software Engineering
9 153 (9.61%) BDD
10 140 (8.79%) E-Commerce
11 120 (7.54%) MVC
12 119 (7.47%) OO
12 119 (7.47%) Project Management
13 111 (6.97%) Problem-Solving
13 111 (6.97%) Waterfall
14 107 (6.72%) SDLC
15 98 (6.16%) Kanban
16 88 (5.53%) Mentoring
16 88 (5.53%) Open Source
17 84 (5.28%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 442 (27.76%) Java
2 337 (21.17%) JavaScript
3 231 (14.51%) C#
4 229 (14.38%) SQL
5 129 (8.10%) Python
6 128 (8.04%) Java 8
7 77 (4.84%) PHP
8 56 (3.52%) Scala
9 52 (3.27%) T-SQL
10 33 (2.07%) PowerShell
11 32 (2.01%) Groovy
12 26 (1.63%) Ruby
13 22 (1.38%) Bash Shell
13 22 (1.38%) Shell Script
14 20 (1.26%) PHP 7
15 19 (1.19%) C
15 19 (1.19%) C++
16 16 (1.01%) ES6
17 15 (0.94%) TypeScript
18 14 (0.88%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 75 (4.71%) Degree
2 71 (4.46%) Security Cleared
3 49 (3.08%) SC Cleared
4 26 (1.63%) BPSS Clearance
5 23 (1.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 18 (1.13%) Computer Science Degree
7 17 (1.07%) ISEB
8 10 (0.63%) CISSP
9 9 (0.57%) CRISC
10 8 (0.50%) BC Cleared
10 8 (0.50%) Cisco Certification
10 8 (0.50%) CISM
11 7 (0.44%) CCNA
11 7 (0.44%) ISTQB
12 6 (0.38%) CCNP
12 6 (0.38%) ISACA
12 6 (0.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 6 (0.38%) ITIL Certification
12 6 (0.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 5 (0.31%) GSSP-.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (4.08%) QA
2 28 (1.76%) PMO
3 11 (0.69%) Data Quality
4 9 (0.57%) GDPR
5 8 (0.50%) GxP
6 5 (0.31%) Disclosure Scotland
6 5 (0.31%) MISRA
6 5 (0.31%) MISRA C
6 5 (0.31%) SLA
7 4 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 4 (0.25%) WCAG
8 3 (0.19%) GAMP
8 3 (0.19%) WAI
9 2 (0.13%) Actionable Recommendations
9 2 (0.13%) PCI DSS
10 1 (0.063%) ISAE 3402
10 1 (0.063%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 170 (10.68%) Docker
2 18 (1.13%) Virtual Machines
3 14 (0.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (0.44%) Xen
5 5 (0.31%) vSphere
6 3 (0.19%) Active Directory
6 3 (0.19%) HDFS
7 2 (0.13%) Apache Flume
7 2 (0.13%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (0.13%) Varnish
8 1 (0.063%) Firmware
8 1 (0.063%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.063%) KVM
8 1 (0.063%) QEMU
8 1 (0.063%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 71 (4.46%) Puppet
2 60 (3.77%) Terraform
3 54 (3.39%) Ansible
4 34 (2.14%) Opscode Chef
5 31 (1.95%) Kubernetes
6 28 (1.76%) Grafana
7 11 (0.69%) Salt
8 10 (0.63%) Kibana
8 10 (0.63%) ZABBIX
9 8 (0.50%) Graylog
10 4 (0.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 3 (0.19%) Graphite
11 3 (0.19%) Nessus
11 3 (0.19%) Oozie
11 3 (0.19%) Oracle Identity Management
11 3 (0.19%) Packer
11 3 (0.19%) Prometheus
11 3 (0.19%) vRealize Orchestrator
12 2 (0.13%) Consul
12 2 (0.13%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 103 (6.47%) Microsoft
2 72 (4.52%) Oracle
3 38 (2.39%) Google
4 29 (1.82%) Adobe
5 22 (1.38%) Zend
6 21 (1.32%) VMware
7 20 (1.26%) Sitecore
8 19 (1.19%) MuleSoft
9 18 (1.13%) SaltStack
10 17 (1.07%) IBM
11 16 (1.01%) Salesforce.com
12 15 (0.94%) ServiceNow
13 14 (0.88%) SAP
13 14 (0.88%) Splunk
14 12 (0.75%) Red Hat
15 10 (0.63%) Coverity
15 10 (0.63%) Informatica
16 9 (0.57%) Atlassian
16 9 (0.57%) Dell
16 9 (0.57%) TIBCO