Period
to 14 November 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 14 November 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
14 Nov 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 1,462 1,193 1,472
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 29.62% 27.18% 26.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 34.25% 31.93% 31.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,058 970 1,033
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £420 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.19% -1.18% +6.25%
10th Percentile £318 £315 £310
90th Percentile £538 £543 £538
England median daily rate £493 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +3.68% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 4 8
Yorkshire median hourly rate £32.00 £35.63 £30.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.19% +15.87% -31.67%
10th Percentile £16.08 £31.78 £13.28
90th Percentile £50.45 £50.34 £36.75
England median hourly rate £42.50 £43.13 £43.00
% change year-on-year -1.45% +0.29% +7.50%

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 4,269 3,736 4,718
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 86.49% 85.12% 85.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,877 2,490 3,081
Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £281 £256 £263
90th Percentile £550 £550 £550
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 118 102 134
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.21 £14.58 £14.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.04% -0.77% +1.29%
10th Percentile £11.04 £9.81 £11.02
90th Percentile £42.03 £31.43 £40.85
England median hourly rate £22.00 £23.11 £22.84
% change year-on-year -4.79% +1.19% +3.80%

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 14 November 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 14 November 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 14 November 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 1,137 £420 - 292
South Yorkshire 0 222 £450 +5.88% 95
North Yorkshire 0 44 £444 +9.57% 64
East Yorkshire +8 13 £431 +36.90% 21
Agile Software Development
England

For the 6 months to 14 November 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.

1 352 (24.08%) Java
2 324 (22.16%) JavaScript
3 310 (21.20%) Scrum
4 281 (19.22%) TDD
5 229 (15.66%) Finance
6 215 (14.71%) SQL
7 212 (14.50%) C#
8 205 (14.02%) .NET
9 197 (13.47%) Microservices
10 192 (13.13%) DevOps
11 185 (12.65%) Test Automation
12 175 (11.97%) HTML
13 171 (11.70%) CSS
14 170 (11.63%) Amazon AWS
15 169 (11.56%) Stakeholder Management
16 154 (10.53%) Docker
17 141 (9.64%) Git (software)
18 139 (9.51%) Continuous Integration
19 135 (9.23%) JIRA
19 135 (9.23%) SQL Server
20 132 (9.03%) E-Commerce
21 129 (8.82%) BDD
22 127 (8.69%) AngularJS
23 122 (8.34%) Spring
24 119 (8.14%) React
25 117 (8.00%) Python
26 115 (7.87%) Project Management
27 111 (7.59%) Software Engineering
28 110 (7.52%) MVC
29 107 (7.32%) Linux

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 71 (4.86%) Confluence
2 33 (2.26%) SharePoint
3 28 (1.92%) Elasticsearch
4 26 (1.78%) nginx
5 25 (1.71%) Apache
6 24 (1.64%) CMS
7 23 (1.57%) Apache Spark
8 20 (1.37%) Tomcat
9 12 (0.82%) Sitecore CMS
9 12 (0.82%) WebSphere
10 10 (0.68%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 9 (0.62%) Apache ServiceMix
11 9 (0.62%) BizTalk Server
11 9 (0.62%) WordPress
12 8 (0.55%) Anypoint
12 8 (0.55%) SharePoint Server
13 6 (0.41%) JBoss
14 5 (0.34%) Mule
14 5 (0.34%) WebSphere Application Server
15 4 (0.27%) WebLogic
Applications
1 20 (1.37%) Microsoft Excel
2 14 (0.96%) Microsoft Office
3 12 (0.82%) MS Visio
4 10 (0.68%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 8 (0.55%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 7 (0.48%) Microsoft Project
7 2 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.14%) InVision
7 2 (0.14%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.068%) EngageOne
8 1 (0.068%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.27%) Cognos TM1
2 4 (0.27%) Epicor Tropos
2 4 (0.27%) Oracle ERP
3 3 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (0.21%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (0.068%) Distributed Ledger
4 1 (0.068%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.068%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.068%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (0.068%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.068%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.068%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.068%) SAP HCM
4 1 (0.068%) SAP Payroll
4 1 (0.068%) SAP S/4HANA
4 1 (0.068%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 170 (11.63%) Amazon AWS
2 85 (5.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 40 (2.74%) GitHub
4 31 (2.12%) Amazon EC2
5 21 (1.44%) SaaS
6 19 (1.30%) IaaS
7 18 (1.23%) Trello
8 17 (1.16%) PaaS
9 15 (1.03%) Amazon S3
10 13 (0.89%) AWS CloudFormation
10 13 (0.89%) Slack
11 12 (0.82%) Serverless
12 10 (0.68%) AWS Lambda
12 10 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
12 10 (0.68%) Google Cloud Platform
13 9 (0.62%) Apigee
14 8 (0.55%) Boomi
15 7 (0.48%) Heroku
15 7 (0.48%) npm
15 7 (0.48%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (1.30%) Internet
2 14 (0.96%) HTTP
3 13 (0.89%) Firewall
3 13 (0.89%) SAN
3 13 (0.89%) TCP/IP
4 12 (0.82%) NAS
5 11 (0.75%) SSL
6 10 (0.68%) SMS
7 7 (0.48%) DNS
7 7 (0.48%) WAN
8 5 (0.34%) SSH
9 4 (0.27%) FCoE
9 4 (0.27%) iSCSI
9 4 (0.27%) VPN
9 4 (0.27%) VSAN
9 4 (0.27%) WebEx
10 3 (0.21%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (0.21%) DLNA
10 3 (0.21%) Fibre Channel
10 3 (0.21%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 135 (9.23%) SQL Server
2 81 (5.54%) NoSQL
3 74 (5.06%) MySQL
4 64 (4.38%) MongoDB
5 43 (2.94%) Hadoop
6 36 (2.46%) Big Data
7 34 (2.33%) PostgreSQL
8 32 (2.19%) Data Warehouse
8 32 (2.19%) Relational Database
9 30 (2.05%) Amazon RDS
10 29 (1.98%) Apache Cassandra
11 23 (1.57%) Redis
12 21 (1.44%) CouchDB
13 20 (1.37%) Riak
14 16 (1.09%) GIS
15 14 (0.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 12 (0.82%) Apache Hive
17 10 (0.68%) MS Access
17 10 (0.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 8 (0.55%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 141 (9.64%) Git (software)
2 135 (9.23%) JIRA
3 99 (6.77%) Jenkins
4 90 (6.16%) Selenium
5 53 (3.63%) Cucumber
6 37 (2.53%) Maven
7 36 (2.46%) Mercurial
7 36 (2.46%) Subversion
8 33 (2.26%) Team Foundation Server
9 27 (1.85%) Visual Studio
10 26 (1.78%) WebDriver
11 24 (1.64%) JMeter
11 24 (1.64%) Vagrant
12 23 (1.57%) webpack
13 22 (1.50%) IntelliJ
13 22 (1.50%) Octopus Deploy
14 20 (1.37%) Gatling
15 19 (1.30%) Bitbucket
16 18 (1.23%) gulp
16 18 (1.23%) PHPUnit
General
1 229 (15.66%) Finance
2 82 (5.61%) Retail
3 56 (3.83%) Banking
4 24 (1.64%) Manufacturing
4 24 (1.64%) Marketing
5 22 (1.50%) Legal
6 12 (0.82%) Games
7 11 (0.75%) Publishing
8 8 (0.55%) Automotive
9 7 (0.48%) Retail Banking
10 6 (0.41%) Telecoms
11 5 (0.34%) Financial Institution
11 5 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
12 4 (0.27%) Electronics
13 3 (0.21%) Back Office
13 3 (0.21%) Law
14 2 (0.14%) Arabic Language
14 2 (0.14%) Hindi Language
14 2 (0.14%) Indonesian Language
14 2 (0.14%) Malayalam Language
Job Titles
1 573 (39.19%) Developer
2 192 (13.13%) Analyst
3 181 (12.38%) Java Developer
4 140 (9.58%) Business Analyst
5 130 (8.89%) Project Manager
6 109 (7.46%) .NET Developer
7 73 (4.99%) JavaScript Developer
8 68 (4.65%) Architect
9 57 (3.90%) Tester
10 56 (3.83%) Agile Business Analyst
10 56 (3.83%) C# Developer
11 52 (3.56%) C# .NET Developer
11 52 (3.56%) DevOps Engineer
12 50 (3.42%) React Developer
13 45 (3.08%) Angular Developer
13 45 (3.08%) Designer
14 37 (2.53%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 37 (2.53%) Senior Developer
15 36 (2.46%) Test Analyst
16 35 (2.39%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 205 (14.02%) .NET
2 175 (11.97%) HTML
3 171 (11.70%) CSS
4 127 (8.69%) AngularJS
5 122 (8.34%) Spring
6 119 (8.14%) React
7 104 (7.11%) Spring Boot
8 100 (6.84%) ASP.NET
9 92 (6.29%) Node.js
10 82 (5.61%) RESTful
11 80 (5.47%) jQuery
12 78 (5.34%) Web Services
13 74 (5.06%) ASP.NET Web API
14 70 (4.79%) ASP.NET MVC
15 66 (4.51%) REST
16 60 (4.10%) Hibernate
17 59 (4.04%) HTML5
18 51 (3.49%) CSS3
19 49 (3.35%) RabbitMQ
20 47 (3.21%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 100 (6.84%) User Experience
2 63 (4.31%) Analytical Skills
3 43 (2.94%) Greenfield Project
4 32 (2.19%) Mobile App
4 32 (2.19%) NHS
5 27 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
6 21 (1.44%) Computer Science
7 15 (1.03%) Management Information System
8 14 (0.96%) Mainframe
9 13 (0.89%) Self-Motivation
9 13 (0.89%) Virtual Team
10 11 (0.75%) Cloud Native
11 9 (0.62%) Video Conferencing
12 8 (0.55%) Public Cloud
13 7 (0.48%) Data Centre
13 7 (0.48%) Social Media
14 6 (0.41%) Client/Server
14 6 (0.41%) PKI
15 5 (0.34%) iSeries
15 5 (0.34%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 107 (7.32%) Linux
2 70 (4.79%) Windows
3 37 (2.53%) Unix
4 17 (1.16%) VMS
5 11 (0.75%) Android
5 11 (0.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (0.75%) Windows Server
6 7 (0.48%) Apple iOS
6 7 (0.48%) Solaris
7 6 (0.41%) Ubuntu
8 5 (0.34%) AIX
8 5 (0.34%) Mac OS X
9 4 (0.27%) CentOS
10 3 (0.21%) Embedded Linux
10 3 (0.21%) Oracle Linux
11 2 (0.14%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.068%) Data ONTAP
12 1 (0.068%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 310 (21.20%) Scrum
2 281 (19.22%) TDD
3 197 (13.47%) Microservices
4 192 (13.13%) DevOps
5 185 (12.65%) Test Automation
6 169 (11.56%) Stakeholder Management
7 139 (9.51%) Continuous Integration
8 132 (9.03%) E-Commerce
9 129 (8.82%) BDD
10 115 (7.87%) Project Management
11 111 (7.59%) Software Engineering
12 110 (7.52%) MVC
13 107 (7.32%) Waterfall
14 102 (6.98%) User Stories
15 99 (6.77%) SDLC
16 95 (6.50%) Problem-Solving
17 84 (5.75%) OO
18 78 (5.34%) Open Source
19 73 (4.99%) Kanban
20 69 (4.72%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 352 (24.08%) Java
2 324 (22.16%) JavaScript
3 215 (14.71%) SQL
4 212 (14.50%) C#
5 117 (8.00%) Python
6 107 (7.32%) Java 8
7 67 (4.58%) PHP
8 60 (4.10%) Scala
9 44 (3.01%) T-SQL
10 41 (2.80%) PowerShell
11 36 (2.46%) Groovy
12 29 (1.98%) Bash Shell
13 25 (1.71%) Ruby
14 20 (1.37%) PHP 7
15 19 (1.30%) C
15 19 (1.30%) C++
16 15 (1.03%) Clojure
16 15 (1.03%) Shell Script
17 12 (0.82%) ES6
17 12 (0.82%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 70 (4.79%) Degree
2 58 (3.97%) Security Cleared
3 38 (2.60%) SC Cleared
4 37 (2.53%) BPSS Clearance
5 19 (1.30%) Computer Science Degree
5 19 (1.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 15 (1.03%) ISEB
7 7 (0.48%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (0.48%) IIBA
7 7 (0.48%) ISTQB
8 6 (0.41%) CCNP
8 6 (0.41%) CISSP
9 5 (0.34%) BC Cleared
9 5 (0.34%) CBAP
9 5 (0.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 4 (0.27%) APMG
10 4 (0.27%) AWS Certification
10 4 (0.27%) CISM
10 4 (0.27%) SANS
11 3 (0.21%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (4.51%) QA
2 16 (1.09%) PMO
3 10 (0.68%) GDPR
4 8 (0.55%) Data Quality
4 8 (0.55%) GxP
5 7 (0.48%) Disclosure Scotland
6 5 (0.34%) MISRA
6 5 (0.34%) MISRA C
7 4 (0.27%) WCAG
8 3 (0.21%) GAMP
8 3 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 3 (0.21%) PCI DSS
8 3 (0.21%) SLA
8 3 (0.21%) WAI
9 2 (0.14%) Actionable Recommendations
9 2 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.068%) ISAE 3402
10 1 (0.068%) ISO 13485
10 1 (0.068%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.068%) PSD2
System Software
1 154 (10.53%) Docker
2 15 (1.03%) Virtual Machines
3 14 (0.96%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.27%) Active Directory
4 4 (0.27%) HDFS
4 4 (0.27%) vSphere
4 4 (0.27%) Xen
5 3 (0.21%) NFS
5 3 (0.21%) SRDF
5 3 (0.21%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 2 (0.14%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (0.14%) Varnish
7 1 (0.068%) Firmware
7 1 (0.068%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.068%) KVM
7 1 (0.068%) QEMU
7 1 (0.068%) Time Sharing Option
7 1 (0.068%) XenApp
7 1 (0.068%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 53 (3.63%) Puppet
2 50 (3.42%) Ansible
3 43 (2.94%) Terraform
4 25 (1.71%) Grafana
4 25 (1.71%) Kubernetes
4 25 (1.71%) Opscode Chef
5 10 (0.68%) Kibana
5 10 (0.68%) ZABBIX
6 9 (0.62%) Salt
7 7 (0.48%) NetBackup
7 7 (0.48%) Packer
8 5 (0.34%) Graylog
9 4 (0.27%) Graphite
10 3 (0.21%) Consul
10 3 (0.21%) HP ALM
10 3 (0.21%) Prometheus
11 2 (0.14%) Data Guard
11 2 (0.14%) Failover Clustering
11 2 (0.14%) Oozie
11 2 (0.14%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 84 (5.75%) Microsoft
2 71 (4.86%) Oracle
3 29 (1.98%) Google
4 27 (1.85%) VMware
5 26 (1.78%) Adobe
6 25 (1.71%) IBM
7 23 (1.57%) Cisco
8 21 (1.44%) Zend
9 20 (1.37%) NetApp
10 19 (1.30%) MuleSoft
11 17 (1.16%) EMC
11 17 (1.16%) SAP
12 16 (1.09%) Salesforce.com
12 16 (1.09%) Sitecore
13 13 (0.89%) ServiceNow
14 12 (0.82%) Splunk
15 10 (0.68%) Atlassian
15 10 (0.68%) Informatica
15 10 (0.68%) Red Hat
16 9 (0.62%) TIBCO