Period
to 7 March 2021

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 7 March 2021 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
7 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 0
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 410 796 1,474
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Yorkshire 26.06% 26.80% 31.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 31.16% 31.46% 35.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 404 590 1,153
Median daily rate £450 £450 £443
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +1.69% +5.36%
10th Percentile £308 £313 £313
90th Percentile £588 £600 £575
England median daily rate £500 £500 £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 12 6
Median hourly rate £26.00 £24.24 £21.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.28% +10.83% -38.63%
10th Percentile £20.41 £17.88 £14.71
90th Percentile £28.98 £66.23 £40.00
England median hourly rate £45.00 £47.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -

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 1,316 2,530 4,116
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 83.66% 85.19% 87.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 935 1,715 2,919
Median daily rate £425 £440 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.41% +3.53% +6.25%
10th Percentile £253 £294 £275
90th Percentile £588 £600 £569
England median daily rate £475 £475 £475
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 130 96
Median hourly rate £20.20 £18.00 £16.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.22% +6.73% -3.63%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.10 £10.75
90th Percentile £29.81 £34.78 £34.38
Median hourly rate £25.50 £21.05 £22.00
% change year-on-year +21.14% -4.32% -2.22%

Agile Software Development
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

Job postings citing Agile Software Development as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Agile Software Development in Yorkshire.

Daily rate trend for Agile Software Development in Yorkshire

Agile Software Development
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Agile Software Development in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 7 March 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Agile Software Development in Yorkshire

Agile Software Development
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Agile Software Development in Yorkshire.

Hourly rate trend 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 7 March 2021. 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 0 315 £450 - 226
South Yorkshire -2 70 £400 -20.00% 48
North Yorkshire -4 18 £475 -5.00% 30
Agile Software Development
England

For the 6 months to 7 March 2021, 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.

1 102 (24.88%) Scrum
2 95 (23.17%) Finance
3 77 (18.78%) Test Automation
4 76 (18.54%) Java
5 75 (18.29%) DevOps
6 71 (17.32%) React
6 71 (17.32%) JavaScript
7 70 (17.07%) JIRA
8 68 (16.59%) User Experience
9 67 (16.34%) Public Sector
9 67 (16.34%) Kanban
10 62 (15.12%) Git (software)
10 62 (15.12%) Confluence
11 59 (14.39%) Node.js
12 57 (13.90%) Python
13 56 (13.66%) Jenkins
13 56 (13.66%) AWS
14 52 (12.68%) Sonatype Nexus
15 51 (12.44%) Azure
16 50 (12.20%) TDD
16 50 (12.20%) Java 8
17 48 (11.71%) GitHub
18 44 (10.73%) Maven
19 43 (10.49%) Kubernetes
20 42 (10.24%) Docker
20 42 (10.24%) Spring Boot
21 40 (9.76%) Stakeholder Management
21 40 (9.76%) Splunk
22 39 (9.51%) Slack
23 38 (9.27%) Banking

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 62 (15.12%) Confluence
2 13 (3.17%) Cloud Foundry
3 12 (2.93%) Mule
4 9 (2.20%) Apache Spark
5 5 (1.22%) Apache
6 4 (0.98%) CMS
6 4 (0.98%) Drupal
6 4 (0.98%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (0.98%) WordPress
7 3 (0.73%) Jadu
7 3 (0.73%) SharePoint
8 2 (0.49%) nginx
9 1 (0.24%) Appian
9 1 (0.24%) Jetty
9 1 (0.24%) SAS
9 1 (0.24%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.24%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.24%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (1.46%) MS Visio
2 5 (1.22%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (1.22%) Sketch
3 3 (0.73%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.73%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.49%) 3ds Max
4 2 (0.49%) Maya
5 1 (0.24%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.24%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.24%) Figma
5 1 (0.24%) InVision
5 1 (0.24%) Marvel
5 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.24%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.24%) Dynamics GP
1 1 (0.24%) Elite 3E
Cloud Services
1 56 (13.66%) AWS
2 51 (12.44%) Azure
3 48 (11.71%) GitHub
4 39 (9.51%) Slack
5 22 (5.37%) PaaS
6 17 (4.15%) IaaS
7 10 (2.44%) Power Platform
8 7 (1.71%) Serverless
9 6 (1.46%) SaaS
10 5 (1.22%) Amazon EKS
10 5 (1.22%) Microsoft 365
11 4 (0.98%) AWS Lambda
12 3 (0.73%) Amazon S3
12 3 (0.73%) Azure Functions
12 3 (0.73%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 2 (0.49%) Amazon ECS
13 2 (0.49%) Amazon Glacier
13 2 (0.49%) Amazon SQS
13 2 (0.49%) AWS CloudFormation
13 2 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.20%) TCP/IP
2 7 (1.71%) DNS
3 6 (1.46%) Internet
4 5 (1.22%) Firewall
4 5 (1.22%) WAN
5 4 (0.98%) DLNA
5 4 (0.98%) HTTP
5 4 (0.98%) NAS
5 4 (0.98%) SAN
5 4 (0.98%) UPnP
5 4 (0.98%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (0.73%) Network Security
6 3 (0.73%) VPN
7 2 (0.49%) LAN
8 1 (0.24%) ATM
8 1 (0.24%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (4.15%) SQL Server
2 14 (3.41%) Data Lake
2 14 (3.41%) Data Warehouse
3 13 (3.17%) QlikView
4 10 (2.44%) Power BI
5 9 (2.20%) Big Data
5 9 (2.20%) Hadoop
6 7 (1.71%) Tableau
7 6 (1.46%) Apache Hive
8 5 (1.22%) HBase
8 5 (1.22%) NoSQL
8 5 (1.22%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (1.22%) Spark SQL
8 5 (1.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (0.98%) Data Vault
9 4 (0.98%) Oracle Database
9 4 (0.98%) Qlik Sense
9 4 (0.98%) Relational Database
9 4 (0.98%) SQL Server 2016
9 4 (0.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 70 (17.07%) JIRA
2 62 (15.12%) Git (software)
3 56 (13.66%) Jenkins
4 52 (12.68%) Sonatype Nexus
5 44 (10.73%) Maven
6 21 (5.12%) CocoaPods
6 21 (5.12%) Xcode
7 20 (4.88%) JUnit
8 19 (4.63%) Android Studio
9 18 (4.39%) Mockito
10 11 (2.68%) IntelliJ
11 8 (1.95%) GitLab
11 8 (1.95%) Selenium
12 6 (1.46%) Gradle
13 5 (1.22%) IBM UrbanCode
14 4 (0.98%) Appium
14 4 (0.98%) Cucumber
14 4 (0.98%) GCC
14 4 (0.98%) GDB
14 4 (0.98%) GoogleTest
General
1 95 (23.17%) Finance
2 67 (16.34%) Public Sector
3 38 (9.27%) Banking
4 10 (2.44%) Marketing
5 6 (1.46%) Legal
5 6 (1.46%) Retail
6 5 (1.22%) Electronics
6 5 (1.22%) Games
7 4 (0.98%) Billing
7 4 (0.98%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.49%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.49%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.24%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.24%) Law
9 1 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.24%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 109 (26.59%) Developer
2 47 (11.46%) Analyst
3 38 (9.27%) Business Analyst
4 29 (7.07%) User Researcher
5 23 (5.61%) Designer
6 22 (5.37%) Architect
7 18 (4.39%) Java Developer
8 17 (4.15%) Project Manager
9 16 (3.90%) DevOps Engineer
9 16 (3.90%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 14 (3.41%) JavaScript Developer
10 14 (3.41%) React Developer
11 13 (3.17%) Product Manager
12 12 (2.93%) AWS Engineer
13 11 (2.68%) Delivery Manager
13 11 (2.68%) Full Stack Developer
14 10 (2.44%) Digital User Researcher
14 10 (2.44%) iOS Developer
14 10 (2.44%) Senior Developer
15 9 (2.20%) AWS DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (17.32%) React
2 59 (14.39%) Node.js
3 42 (10.24%) Spring Boot
4 30 (7.32%) Spring
5 26 (6.34%) JSON
5 26 (6.34%) REST
6 22 (5.37%) HTML
7 20 (4.88%) Web Services
8 18 (4.39%) .NET
9 17 (4.15%) CSS
10 12 (2.93%) WireMock
11 11 (2.68%) AngularJS
11 11 (2.68%) HTML5
11 11 (2.68%) jQuery
12 7 (1.71%) ASP.NET
12 7 (1.71%) D3.js
12 7 (1.71%) XML
13 6 (1.46%) Ruby on Rails
14 5 (1.22%) Kafka
14 5 (1.22%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 68 (16.59%) User Experience
2 36 (8.78%) NHS
3 27 (6.59%) Mobile App
4 25 (6.10%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (2.44%) Data Centre
6 7 (1.71%) Self-Motivation
7 6 (1.46%) Data Structures
7 6 (1.46%) Linux Command Line
8 4 (0.98%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (0.98%) Graphic Design
8 4 (0.98%) Greenfield Project
8 4 (0.98%) MPEG
9 3 (0.73%) Reference Data
10 2 (0.49%) iPad
10 2 (0.49%) iPhone
10 2 (0.49%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.49%) Mobile Banking
10 2 (0.49%) Motion Graphics
10 2 (0.49%) W3C
10 2 (0.49%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 34 (8.29%) Android
2 33 (8.05%) Apple iOS
3 29 (7.07%) Linux
4 14 (3.41%) Unix
5 11 (2.68%) Windows
6 10 (2.44%) Mac OS X
7 5 (1.22%) Windows Server
8 4 (0.98%) Embedded Linux
9 2 (0.49%) Mac OS
9 2 (0.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.49%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (24.88%) Scrum
2 77 (18.78%) Test Automation
3 75 (18.29%) DevOps
4 67 (16.34%) Kanban
5 50 (12.20%) TDD
6 40 (9.76%) Stakeholder Management
7 37 (9.02%) Requirements Gathering
7 37 (9.02%) Waterfall
8 35 (8.54%) Analytics
9 34 (8.29%) BDD
9 34 (8.29%) Problem-Solving
10 31 (7.56%) Project Management
11 30 (7.32%) Continuous Improvement
11 30 (7.32%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
12 29 (7.07%) Change Management
12 29 (7.07%) Pair Programming
12 29 (7.07%) User Stories
13 27 (6.59%) Digital Transformation Programme
14 26 (6.34%) Coaching
14 26 (6.34%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 76 (18.54%) Java
2 71 (17.32%) JavaScript
3 57 (13.90%) Python
4 50 (12.20%) Java 8
5 38 (9.27%) SQL
6 24 (5.85%) Apple Swift
7 22 (5.37%) Kotlin
8 13 (3.17%) C#
9 12 (2.93%) Scala
10 9 (2.20%) PHP
10 9 (2.20%) Shell Script
11 7 (1.71%) R
11 7 (1.71%) Ruby
12 6 (1.46%) C++
12 6 (1.46%) PL/SQL
12 6 (1.46%) PowerShell
13 5 (1.22%) Bash Shell
13 5 (1.22%) TypeScript
14 4 (0.98%) Elm
14 4 (0.98%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 21 (5.12%) Security Cleared
2 16 (3.90%) SC Cleared
3 15 (3.66%) Degree
4 8 (1.95%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (0.73%) ISEB
5 3 (0.73%) TOGAF Certification
6 2 (0.49%) BC Cleared
6 2 (0.49%) Master's Degree
6 2 (0.49%) Postgraduate
7 1 (0.24%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.24%) CSPO
7 1 (0.24%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.24%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.24%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.17%) QA
2 12 (2.93%) Data Quality
3 6 (1.46%) GDPR
4 5 (1.22%) WCAG
5 4 (0.98%) HL7
5 4 (0.98%) ISO 9000
5 4 (0.98%) PMO
6 2 (0.49%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (0.49%) SLA
7 1 (0.24%) Actionable Recommendations
7 1 (0.24%) TARGET2
System Software
1 42 (10.24%) Docker
2 6 (1.46%) HDFS
3 5 (1.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.73%) ProxySG
4 3 (0.73%) Snort
5 2 (0.49%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.49%) NFS
5 2 (0.49%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 2 (0.49%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 2 (0.49%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.49%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (0.49%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.24%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 43 (10.49%) Kubernetes
2 24 (5.85%) Terraform
3 8 (1.95%) Puppet
4 6 (1.46%) Oozie
5 4 (0.98%) Ansible
6 3 (0.73%) Norton AntiVirus
6 3 (0.73%) Suricata
6 3 (0.73%) Trend Micro Deep Security
7 2 (0.49%) Microsoft Intune
7 2 (0.49%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.24%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 40 (9.76%) Splunk
2 20 (4.88%) Microsoft
3 19 (4.63%) AppDynamics
4 15 (3.66%) Databricks
5 12 (2.93%) Oracle
6 9 (2.20%) SAP
6 9 (2.20%) Zscaler
7 6 (1.46%) Google
8 5 (1.22%) CheckPoint
8 5 (1.22%) VMware
9 3 (0.73%) Adobe
9 3 (0.73%) Blue Coat
9 3 (0.73%) Broadcom
9 3 (0.73%) FireEye
9 3 (0.73%) Fortinet
9 3 (0.73%) IBM
9 3 (0.73%) McAfee
9 3 (0.73%) Red Hat
9 3 (0.73%) Symantec
9 3 (0.73%) Trend Micro