Period
to 16 September 2019

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 16 September 2019 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
16 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 +1
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 1,129 1,586 1,202
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 28.06% 32.10% 29.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 32.72% 36.48% 33.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 808 1,156 918
Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% -1.18%
10th Percentile £313 £318 £313
90th Percentile £550 £538 £550
England median daily rate £500 £480 £475
% change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 14 4
Yorkshire median hourly rate £35.00 £36.75 £42.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.76% -14.04% +40.16%
10th Percentile £18.54 £15.96 £35.75
90th Percentile £57.90 £55.85 £52.23
England median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £43.38
% change year-on-year +5.88% -2.02% +0.87%

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 3,451 4,347 3,583
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 85.78% 87.98% 86.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,271 2,911 2,356
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% -
10th Percentile £263 £281 £263
90th Percentile £568 £550 £548
England median daily rate £475 £463 £450
% change year-on-year +2.54% +2.94% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 147 115 92
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.86 £17.41 £14.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.16% +22.61% -2.07%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.75 £8.88
90th Percentile £35.60 £42.03 £34.41
England median hourly rate £24.68 £20.90 £23.25
% change year-on-year +18.10% -10.13% +1.09%

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 16 September 2019.

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 16 September 2019.

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 16 September 2019. 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 0 714 £450 +6.51% 268
South Yorkshire -1 296 £450 +2.86% 60
North Yorkshire +5 79 £450 - 43
East Yorkshire -6 5 £325 -25.71% 7
Humberside - 1 - - 1
Agile Software Development
England

For the 6 months to 16 September 2019, 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.

1 284 (25.16%) Scrum
2 259 (22.94%) Java
3 228 (20.19%) Finance
4 217 (19.22%) DevOps
5 205 (18.16%) Test Automation
6 184 (16.30%) SQL
7 171 (15.15%) Python
8 169 (14.97%) JIRA
9 158 (13.99%) AWS
10 152 (13.46%) JavaScript
11 151 (13.37%) Git (software)
12 146 (12.93%) Microservices
13 142 (12.58%) TDD
14 135 (11.96%) Azure
15 134 (11.87%) Docker
16 133 (11.78%) Kanban
17 127 (11.25%) Jenkins
18 109 (9.65%) Continuous Integration
18 109 (9.65%) Problem-Solving
19 105 (9.30%) C#
20 102 (9.03%) .NET
21 101 (8.95%) Confluence
22 98 (8.68%) Java 8
22 98 (8.68%) Public Sector
23 96 (8.50%) Microsoft
24 95 (8.41%) User Experience
25 94 (8.33%) BDD
25 94 (8.33%) Linux
26 91 (8.06%) SQL Server
26 91 (8.06%) 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
1 101 (8.95%) Confluence
2 25 (2.21%) CMS
3 20 (1.77%) Cloud Foundry
4 18 (1.59%) Drupal
4 18 (1.59%) Mule
4 18 (1.59%) SAS
5 16 (1.42%) Apache Spark
5 16 (1.42%) SharePoint
6 15 (1.33%) OpenStack
7 10 (0.89%) Jupyter
8 9 (0.80%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 7 (0.62%) Apache
9 7 (0.62%) Apache ServiceMix
9 7 (0.62%) Elasticsearch
10 6 (0.53%) nginx
11 4 (0.35%) OpenEdge
11 4 (0.35%) WebLogic
11 4 (0.35%) WebSphere
12 3 (0.27%) BizTalk Server
12 3 (0.27%) Tomcat
Applications
1 33 (2.92%) Microsoft Office
2 27 (2.39%) Microsoft Excel
3 23 (2.04%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 11 (0.97%) MS Visio
5 10 (0.89%) InVision
5 10 (0.89%) Sketch
6 5 (0.44%) Camtasia
6 5 (0.44%) Photoshop
6 5 (0.44%) XMetaL
7 3 (0.27%) Microsoft Project
7 3 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 2 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (0.18%) Figma
8 2 (0.18%) SPSS
8 2 (0.18%) Stata
Business Applications
1 6 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.35%) WebTrends
3 2 (0.18%) BASE24
3 2 (0.18%) Cognos TM1
3 2 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.18%) Unit4 Business World
3 2 (0.18%) Visualfiles
4 1 (0.089%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.089%) Fredhopper
4 1 (0.089%) Magento
4 1 (0.089%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.089%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (0.089%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.089%) SAP S/4HANA
4 1 (0.089%) SAP SD
4 1 (0.089%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 158 (13.99%) AWS
2 135 (11.96%) Azure
3 70 (6.20%) GitHub
4 60 (5.31%) GCP
5 37 (3.28%) Slack
6 16 (1.42%) Power Platform
7 13 (1.15%) Serverless
8 12 (1.06%) Office 365
9 11 (0.97%) npm
10 10 (0.89%) Azure Active Directory
10 10 (0.89%) BrowserStack
10 10 (0.89%) Cloud Computing
11 9 (0.80%) Sauce Labs
12 8 (0.71%) PaaS
12 8 (0.71%) SaaS
13 6 (0.53%) AWS CloudFormation
13 6 (0.53%) OpenShift
14 5 (0.44%) Amazon EC2
14 5 (0.44%) Google Analytics
14 5 (0.44%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 26 (2.30%) HTTP
1 26 (2.30%) TCP/IP
2 20 (1.77%) SSL
3 14 (1.24%) Internet
4 8 (0.71%) Unified Communications
5 7 (0.62%) Bluetooth
5 7 (0.62%) Wi-Fi
6 6 (0.53%) DNS
6 6 (0.53%) Ethernet
6 6 (0.53%) FTP
6 6 (0.53%) VoIP
7 4 (0.35%) DHCP
7 4 (0.35%) IPsec
8 2 (0.18%) DSL
8 2 (0.18%) DVB
8 2 (0.18%) HTTPS
8 2 (0.18%) SSH
8 2 (0.18%) VPN
9 1 (0.089%) Kerberos
9 1 (0.089%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 91 (8.06%) SQL Server
2 68 (6.02%) MongoDB
3 42 (3.72%) Big Data
4 40 (3.54%) BigQuery
5 35 (3.10%) MySQL
6 31 (2.75%) NoSQL
7 30 (2.66%) Data Warehouse
7 30 (2.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 28 (2.48%) Hadoop
9 27 (2.39%) Qlik Sense
10 26 (2.30%) PostgreSQL
11 21 (1.86%) Relational Database
12 19 (1.68%) QlikView
13 17 (1.51%) Neo4j
14 16 (1.42%) Power BI
15 13 (1.15%) Pentaho
15 13 (1.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 11 (0.97%) Apache Hive
17 10 (0.89%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 9 (0.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 169 (14.97%) JIRA
2 151 (13.37%) Git (software)
3 127 (11.25%) Jenkins
4 89 (7.88%) Selenium
5 67 (5.93%) Mockito
6 60 (5.31%) Cucumber
7 58 (5.14%) Maven
8 54 (4.78%) Sonatype Nexus
9 33 (2.92%) Visual Studio
10 32 (2.83%) JUnit
11 30 (2.66%) Team Foundation Server
12 29 (2.57%) Subversion
13 25 (2.21%) JMeter
13 25 (2.21%) WebDriver
14 20 (1.77%) Xcode
15 17 (1.51%) Bitbucket
15 17 (1.51%) Gatling
16 14 (1.24%) Gradle
16 14 (1.24%) SpecFlow
17 12 (1.06%) FitNesse
General
1 228 (20.19%) Finance
2 98 (8.68%) Public Sector
3 65 (5.76%) Banking
4 63 (5.58%) Financial Institution
5 54 (4.78%) Retail
6 26 (2.30%) Legal
7 8 (0.71%) Retail Banking
8 7 (0.62%) Law
9 6 (0.53%) Marketing
9 6 (0.53%) Publishing
10 5 (0.44%) Games
11 3 (0.27%) Local Government
11 3 (0.27%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.18%) Digital Economy
12 2 (0.18%) Electronics
13 1 (0.089%) Automotive
13 1 (0.089%) Back Office
13 1 (0.089%) Billing
13 1 (0.089%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.089%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 448 (39.68%) Developer
2 138 (12.22%) Analyst
3 112 (9.92%) Java Developer
4 89 (7.88%) Python Developer
5 79 (7.00%) Business Analyst
6 51 (4.52%) Project Manager
7 50 (4.43%) Designer
8 47 (4.16%) .NET Developer
9 46 (4.07%) Architect
10 44 (3.90%) Tester
11 41 (3.63%) Senior Developer
12 35 (3.10%) DevOps Engineer
12 35 (3.10%) SQL Developer
13 32 (2.83%) Test Analyst
14 31 (2.75%) Delivery Manager
15 29 (2.57%) Agile Developer
16 28 (2.48%) Automation Tester
16 28 (2.48%) JavaScript Developer
17 27 (2.39%) Senior Java Developer
18 26 (2.30%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 102 (9.03%) .NET
2 91 (8.06%) Spring Boot
3 89 (7.88%) HTML
4 88 (7.79%) AngularJS
5 84 (7.44%) CSS
6 83 (7.35%) Spring
7 81 (7.17%) REST
8 78 (6.91%) Node.js
9 74 (6.55%) Web Services
10 54 (4.78%) JSON
11 51 (4.52%) React
11 51 (4.52%) RESTful
12 34 (3.01%) SOAP
13 33 (2.92%) ActiveMQ
13 33 (2.92%) ASP.NET
14 31 (2.75%) XML
15 26 (2.30%) .NET Framework
15 26 (2.30%) JAX-RS
16 25 (2.21%) Redux
17 24 (2.13%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 95 (8.41%) User Experience
2 54 (4.78%) Greenfield Project
3 39 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
4 35 (3.10%) Mobile App
5 26 (2.30%) Virtual Team
6 23 (2.04%) NHS
7 21 (1.86%) Self-Motivation
8 14 (1.24%) Blog
9 11 (0.97%) Management Information System
9 11 (0.97%) Mobile Banking
10 7 (0.62%) Private Cloud
10 7 (0.62%) Wiki
11 6 (0.53%) Embedded Systems
12 5 (0.44%) Enterprise Software
12 5 (0.44%) Video Editing
13 4 (0.35%) Cloud Native
13 4 (0.35%) W3C
14 3 (0.27%) Clustering
14 3 (0.27%) Mainframe
14 3 (0.27%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 94 (8.33%) Linux
2 49 (4.34%) Unix
3 47 (4.16%) Windows
4 37 (3.28%) Apple iOS
5 35 (3.10%) Android
6 33 (2.92%) Mac OS X
7 16 (1.42%) Windows Server
8 8 (0.71%) Embedded Linux
9 5 (0.44%) Mac OS
10 4 (0.35%) Windows 10
11 3 (0.27%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.18%) Windows Server 2008
13 1 (0.089%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.089%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.089%) Windows NT
13 1 (0.089%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 284 (25.16%) Scrum
2 217 (19.22%) DevOps
3 205 (18.16%) Test Automation
4 146 (12.93%) Microservices
5 142 (12.58%) TDD
6 133 (11.78%) Kanban
7 109 (9.65%) Continuous Integration
7 109 (9.65%) Problem-Solving
8 94 (8.33%) BDD
9 86 (7.62%) Analytics
10 82 (7.26%) User Stories
11 79 (7.00%) Change Management
12 78 (6.91%) Continuous Deployment
13 76 (6.73%) Stakeholder Management
14 70 (6.20%) Digital Transformation Programme
15 65 (5.76%) Project Management
16 57 (5.05%) Web Development
17 56 (4.96%) Pair Programming
18 54 (4.78%) Release Management
18 54 (4.78%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 259 (22.94%) Java
2 184 (16.30%) SQL
3 171 (15.15%) Python
4 152 (13.46%) JavaScript
5 105 (9.30%) C#
6 98 (8.68%) Java 8
7 33 (2.92%) PHP
8 32 (2.83%) Ruby
9 27 (2.39%) T-SQL
10 24 (2.13%) Scala
11 23 (2.04%) Bash Shell
12 22 (1.95%) Apple Swift
12 22 (1.95%) PowerShell
13 21 (1.86%) TypeScript
14 16 (1.42%) ES6
15 14 (1.24%) C++
16 13 (1.15%) C
17 12 (1.06%) R
18 10 (0.89%) PL/SQL
19 8 (0.71%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 52 (4.61%) Security Cleared
2 40 (3.54%) Degree
3 36 (3.19%) SC Cleared
4 34 (3.01%) BPSS Clearance
5 23 (2.04%) ISEB
6 16 (1.42%) ISTQB
7 10 (0.89%) DBS Check
8 8 (0.71%) AWS Certification
9 5 (0.44%) Chartered Engineer
9 5 (0.44%) HND
10 4 (0.35%) Computer Science Degree
10 4 (0.35%) IIBA
10 4 (0.35%) ISEB Practitioner
10 4 (0.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 3 (0.27%) APMP
12 2 (0.18%) (ISC)2 CCSP
12 2 (0.18%) CTC Cleared
12 2 (0.18%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 2 (0.18%) Numerate Degree
12 2 (0.18%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (5.23%) QA
2 14 (1.24%) PMO
3 13 (1.15%) SLA
4 8 (0.71%) Disclosure Scotland
4 8 (0.71%) WCAG
5 3 (0.27%) Actionable Recommendations
5 3 (0.27%) Dublin Core
6 2 (0.18%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.18%) GDPR
6 2 (0.18%) HL7
6 2 (0.18%) P3O
6 2 (0.18%) PA-DSS
6 2 (0.18%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.089%) PSD2
System Software
1 134 (11.87%) Docker
2 13 (1.15%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.35%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.27%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.18%) HDFS
6 1 (0.089%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.089%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 64 (5.67%) Kubernetes
2 46 (4.07%) Ansible
3 37 (3.28%) Puppet
4 29 (2.57%) Opscode Chef
5 21 (1.86%) Terraform
6 12 (1.06%) HP Quality Center
6 12 (1.06%) Salt
7 8 (0.71%) Grafana
8 7 (0.62%) Kibana
8 7 (0.62%) Microsoft Intune
9 6 (0.53%) Rancher
10 5 (0.44%) Jamf Pro
11 4 (0.35%) Packer
12 3 (0.27%) Consul
13 2 (0.18%) Hadoop YARN
13 2 (0.18%) Perfmon
13 2 (0.18%) Prometheus
13 2 (0.18%) SCCM
13 2 (0.18%) Single Sign-On
14 1 (0.089%) SCOM
Vendors
1 96 (8.50%) Microsoft
2 61 (5.40%) Google
3 53 (4.69%) Splunk
4 34 (3.01%) Oracle
5 33 (2.92%) AppDynamics
6 27 (2.39%) Tableau
7 16 (1.42%) Adobe
8 15 (1.33%) SAP
9 11 (0.97%) F5
9 11 (0.97%) VMware
10 10 (0.89%) Blue Coat
11 9 (0.80%) HP
11 9 (0.80%) ServiceNow
12 8 (0.71%) Talend
13 7 (0.62%) ForgeRock
13 7 (0.62%) Xamarin
14 6 (0.53%) BT
14 6 (0.53%) EMC
14 6 (0.53%) IBM
14 6 (0.53%) NetApp