Period
to 17 January 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 17 January 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
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1 1 2
Rank change year-on-year 0 +1 0
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 1,405 1,276 1,333
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 29.00% 28.88% 26.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 33.35% 34.09% 31.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,007 1,001 885
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £420 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.19% -1.18% +3.66%
10th Percentile £313 £321 £310
90th Percentile £550 £538 £544
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 3 8
Yorkshire median hourly rate £35.00 £35.63 £30.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.77% +15.87% -31.67%
10th Percentile £17.37 £31.78 £13.28
90th Percentile £50.30 £51.90 £36.75
England median hourly rate £42.50 £43.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year -1.16% +1.18% -0.58%

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 3,743 4,204
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 86.97% 84.70% 85.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,833 2,455 2,733
Yorkshire median daily rate £420 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% - +3.23%
10th Percentile £275 £261 £256
90th Percentile £561 £550 £538
England median daily rate £475 £450 £430
% change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 112 102 136
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.13 £17.50 £14.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.14% +17.73% -0.90%
10th Percentile £10.52 £10.50 £10.59
90th Percentile £43.25 £41.45 £33.13
England median hourly rate £23.50 £23.38 £23.72
% change year-on-year +0.53% -1.43% +5.40%

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 17 January 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 17 January 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 17 January 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 1,011 £413 - 359
South Yorkshire 0 268 £475 +11.76% 127
North Yorkshire +6 58 £450 +12.50% 35
East Yorkshire 0 16 £425 +13.33% 16
Agile Software Development
England

For the 6 months to 17 January 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.

1 296 (21.07%) Java
2 288 (20.50%) JavaScript
3 263 (18.72%) Scrum
4 241 (17.15%) Finance
5 230 (16.37%) TDD
6 227 (16.16%) C#
7 221 (15.73%) SQL
8 217 (15.44%) .NET
9 203 (14.45%) DevOps
10 184 (13.10%) Test Automation
11 179 (12.74%) HTML
12 162 (11.53%) CSS
13 158 (11.25%) Stakeholder Management
14 156 (11.10%) Microservices
15 153 (10.89%) Amazon AWS
16 135 (9.61%) Continuous Integration
17 133 (9.47%) JIRA
18 128 (9.11%) SQL Server
19 127 (9.04%) AngularJS
20 126 (8.97%) Git (software)
21 121 (8.61%) E-Commerce
22 119 (8.47%) Linux
23 118 (8.40%) Waterfall
24 116 (8.26%) Docker
24 116 (8.26%) Python
25 115 (8.19%) Project Management
25 115 (8.19%) Software Engineering
26 113 (8.04%) Microsoft Azure
27 112 (7.97%) Node.js
28 111 (7.90%) User Stories

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 63 (4.48%) Confluence
2 31 (2.21%) SharePoint
3 26 (1.85%) CMS
4 25 (1.78%) Elasticsearch
5 24 (1.71%) Apache Spark
5 24 (1.71%) nginx
6 23 (1.64%) Apache
7 15 (1.07%) Sitecore CMS
8 13 (0.93%) WebSphere
9 10 (0.71%) Apache ServiceMix
9 10 (0.71%) Cloud Foundry
10 9 (0.64%) WordPress
11 7 (0.50%) SAS
11 7 (0.50%) Tomcat
12 6 (0.43%) WebSphere Application Server
13 5 (0.36%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 5 (0.36%) Apache Solr
13 5 (0.36%) BizTalk Server
14 4 (0.28%) SharePoint Server
14 4 (0.28%) WebLogic
Applications
1 22 (1.57%) Microsoft Excel
2 14 (1.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 14 (1.00%) Microsoft Project
3 12 (0.85%) Microsoft Office
4 8 (0.57%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 8 (0.57%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.28%) InVision
6 2 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.071%) EngageOne
Business Applications
1 7 (0.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.21%) Epicor Tropos
4 2 (0.14%) Workday HCM
5 1 (0.071%) BASE24
5 1 (0.071%) Distributed Ledger
5 1 (0.071%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.071%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.071%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.071%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.071%) SAP HCM
5 1 (0.071%) SAP Payroll
5 1 (0.071%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 153 (10.89%) Amazon AWS
2 113 (8.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 46 (3.27%) GitHub
4 32 (2.28%) PaaS
5 23 (1.64%) Amazon EC2
6 20 (1.42%) IaaS
6 20 (1.42%) SaaS
7 17 (1.21%) AWS Lambda
7 17 (1.21%) Serverless
8 15 (1.07%) Amazon S3
8 15 (1.07%) Heroku
9 13 (0.93%) Slack
10 12 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
11 11 (0.78%) AWS CloudFormation
12 9 (0.64%) Google Cloud Platform
12 9 (0.64%) Office 365
12 9 (0.64%) Trello
13 8 (0.57%) Dynamics 365
14 4 (0.28%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 3 (0.21%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 28 (1.99%) HTTP
2 19 (1.35%) Internet
3 18 (1.28%) SAN
4 17 (1.21%) TCP/IP
5 13 (0.93%) SSL
6 12 (0.85%) NAS
7 11 (0.78%) DNS
8 10 (0.71%) Firewall
9 8 (0.57%) WAN
10 6 (0.43%) DHCP
10 6 (0.43%) FTP
10 6 (0.43%) IPsec
10 6 (0.43%) Wi-Fi
11 5 (0.36%) Cisco ASA
11 5 (0.36%) DLNA
11 5 (0.36%) LAN
11 5 (0.36%) MPLS
11 5 (0.36%) UPnP
12 4 (0.28%) FCoE
12 4 (0.28%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 128 (9.11%) SQL Server
2 72 (5.12%) NoSQL
3 66 (4.70%) MongoDB
4 55 (3.91%) MySQL
5 42 (2.99%) Hadoop
6 40 (2.85%) Relational Database
7 31 (2.21%) Big Data
8 28 (1.99%) PostgreSQL
9 24 (1.71%) Amazon RDS
9 24 (1.71%) Data Warehouse
9 24 (1.71%) Redis
9 24 (1.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 23 (1.64%) Apache Cassandra
11 21 (1.49%) Riak
12 19 (1.35%) CouchDB
12 19 (1.35%) GIS
12 19 (1.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 16 (1.14%) Power BI
14 13 (0.93%) BusinessObjects
14 13 (0.93%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 133 (9.47%) JIRA
2 126 (8.97%) Git (software)
3 91 (6.48%) Jenkins
4 77 (5.48%) Selenium
5 41 (2.92%) Subversion
6 39 (2.78%) Cucumber
7 32 (2.28%) Maven
8 31 (2.21%) Visual Studio
9 28 (1.99%) Mercurial
10 27 (1.92%) Team Foundation Server
11 24 (1.71%) JMeter
12 21 (1.49%) WebDriver
13 20 (1.42%) gulp
14 18 (1.28%) Vagrant
14 18 (1.28%) webpack
15 17 (1.21%) Gatling
15 17 (1.21%) JUnit
16 13 (0.93%) Bitbucket
16 13 (0.93%) Mockito
16 13 (0.93%) PHPUnit
General
1 241 (17.15%) Finance
2 57 (4.06%) Banking
3 54 (3.84%) Retail
4 19 (1.35%) Marketing
5 18 (1.28%) Manufacturing
6 13 (0.93%) Legal
7 9 (0.64%) Law
8 8 (0.57%) Financial Institution
8 8 (0.57%) Games
9 7 (0.50%) Electronics
9 7 (0.50%) Publishing
10 6 (0.43%) Automotive
10 6 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
10 6 (0.43%) Telecoms
11 4 (0.28%) General Ledger
11 4 (0.28%) Military
11 4 (0.28%) Retail Banking
12 2 (0.14%) Arabic Language
12 2 (0.14%) Hindi Language
12 2 (0.14%) Indonesian Language
Job Titles
1 509 (36.23%) Developer
2 184 (13.10%) Analyst
3 144 (10.25%) Java Developer
4 131 (9.32%) Business Analyst
5 113 (8.04%) Project Manager
6 109 (7.76%) .NET Developer
7 68 (4.84%) JavaScript Developer
8 67 (4.77%) Architect
9 61 (4.34%) C# Developer
10 57 (4.06%) Designer
11 49 (3.49%) Agile Business Analyst
11 49 (3.49%) DevOps Engineer
12 48 (3.42%) C# .NET Developer
13 46 (3.27%) Full Stack Developer
13 46 (3.27%) Senior Developer
14 44 (3.13%) Tester
15 37 (2.63%) Agile Developer
15 37 (2.63%) Test Analyst
16 35 (2.49%) SQL Developer
17 34 (2.42%) Angular Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 217 (15.44%) .NET
2 179 (12.74%) HTML
3 162 (11.53%) CSS
4 127 (9.04%) AngularJS
5 112 (7.97%) Node.js
6 106 (7.54%) React
7 102 (7.26%) Spring
8 96 (6.83%) Spring Boot
9 94 (6.69%) ASP.NET
10 88 (6.26%) jQuery
11 82 (5.84%) RESTful
12 76 (5.41%) REST
13 62 (4.41%) ASP.NET Web API
14 60 (4.27%) Hibernate
14 60 (4.27%) Web Services
15 57 (4.06%) ASP.NET MVC
16 56 (3.99%) XML
17 50 (3.56%) Vue.js
18 49 (3.49%) HTML5
19 44 (3.13%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 104 (7.40%) User Experience
2 59 (4.20%) Analytical Skills
3 37 (2.63%) Greenfield Project
4 34 (2.42%) Mobile App
5 32 (2.28%) NHS
6 21 (1.49%) Management Information System
7 17 (1.21%) Mainframe
8 11 (0.78%) Data Structures
9 10 (0.71%) Cloud Native
9 10 (0.71%) Self-Motivation
10 9 (0.64%) Algorithms
10 9 (0.64%) Enterprise Software
10 9 (0.64%) Virtual Team
10 9 (0.64%) Wiki
11 8 (0.57%) iSeries
12 6 (0.43%) Data Centre
12 6 (0.43%) Social Media
12 6 (0.43%) Video Conferencing
13 5 (0.36%) Private Cloud
13 5 (0.36%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 119 (8.47%) Linux
2 79 (5.62%) Windows
3 57 (4.06%) Unix
4 21 (1.49%) Mac OS X
5 15 (1.07%) Windows Server
6 13 (0.93%) Android
7 12 (0.85%) VMS
8 10 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (0.50%) Solaris
10 5 (0.36%) Embedded Linux
11 4 (0.28%) AIX
11 4 (0.28%) Apple iOS
11 4 (0.28%) CentOS
11 4 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (0.21%) Mac OS
12 3 (0.21%) Windows 10
12 3 (0.21%) Windows Server 2008
13 2 (0.14%) Oracle Linux
13 2 (0.14%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.071%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 263 (18.72%) Scrum
2 230 (16.37%) TDD
3 203 (14.45%) DevOps
4 184 (13.10%) Test Automation
5 158 (11.25%) Stakeholder Management
6 156 (11.10%) Microservices
7 135 (9.61%) Continuous Integration
8 121 (8.61%) E-Commerce
9 118 (8.40%) Waterfall
10 115 (8.19%) Project Management
10 115 (8.19%) Software Engineering
11 111 (7.90%) User Stories
12 104 (7.40%) MVC
13 96 (6.83%) BDD
14 95 (6.76%) SDLC
15 86 (6.12%) Problem-Solving
16 80 (5.69%) Service Design
17 74 (5.27%) Mentoring
17 74 (5.27%) Web Development
18 73 (5.20%) OO
Programming Languages
1 296 (21.07%) Java
2 288 (20.50%) JavaScript
3 227 (16.16%) C#
4 221 (15.73%) SQL
5 116 (8.26%) Python
6 89 (6.33%) Java 8
7 56 (3.99%) PHP
8 40 (2.85%) T-SQL
9 38 (2.70%) Scala
10 37 (2.63%) Bash Shell
10 37 (2.63%) PowerShell
11 27 (1.92%) Ruby
12 21 (1.49%) C++
13 18 (1.28%) C
14 16 (1.14%) ES6
15 14 (1.00%) PHP 7
16 13 (0.93%) Groovy
17 12 (0.85%) Shell Script
18 11 (0.78%) TypeScript
19 7 (0.50%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 90 (6.41%) Security Cleared
2 59 (4.20%) SC Cleared
3 57 (4.06%) Degree
4 46 (3.27%) BPSS Clearance
5 22 (1.57%) ISEB
6 15 (1.07%) Computer Science Degree
7 11 (0.78%) ISTQB
8 9 (0.64%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 8 (0.57%) PMI Certification
9 8 (0.57%) PMP
10 6 (0.43%) AWS Certification
10 6 (0.43%) Cisco Certification
10 6 (0.43%) IIBA
11 5 (0.36%) BC Cleared
11 5 (0.36%) CCNP
11 5 (0.36%) DBS Check
11 5 (0.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 4 (0.28%) CBAP
12 4 (0.28%) CCIE
13 3 (0.21%) APMG
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (4.06%) QA
2 18 (1.28%) GDPR
3 14 (1.00%) Disclosure Scotland
4 13 (0.93%) PMO
5 10 (0.71%) WCAG
6 7 (0.50%) Data Quality
7 6 (0.43%) Actionable Recommendations
8 5 (0.36%) MISRA
8 5 (0.36%) MISRA C
9 4 (0.28%) GxP
10 3 (0.21%) GAMP
10 3 (0.21%) PCI DSS
10 3 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 3 (0.21%) WAI
11 2 (0.14%) ISO 9001
11 2 (0.14%) PSD2
12 1 (0.071%) HL7
12 1 (0.071%) ISO 13485
12 1 (0.071%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 116 (8.26%) Docker
2 14 (1.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (0.57%) Virtual Machines
4 5 (0.36%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (0.28%) Active Directory
5 4 (0.28%) Xen
6 3 (0.21%) NFS
6 3 (0.21%) SRDF
6 3 (0.21%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 3 (0.21%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 3 (0.21%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.14%) Firmware
7 2 (0.14%) HDFS
7 2 (0.14%) XenApp
8 1 (0.071%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.071%) Time Sharing Option
8 1 (0.071%) Varnish
8 1 (0.071%) vSphere
8 1 (0.071%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 52 (3.70%) Ansible
2 50 (3.56%) Puppet
3 31 (2.21%) Terraform
4 24 (1.71%) Opscode Chef
5 18 (1.28%) Grafana
6 16 (1.14%) Kubernetes
7 10 (0.71%) NetBackup
8 9 (0.64%) SCCM
8 9 (0.64%) ZABBIX
9 8 (0.57%) Salt
10 7 (0.50%) Nessus
11 6 (0.43%) Packer
12 5 (0.36%) Perfmon
12 5 (0.36%) WSUS
13 4 (0.28%) HP ALM
14 3 (0.21%) Graphite
14 3 (0.21%) Graylog
14 3 (0.21%) Kibana
14 3 (0.21%) Microsoft Clustering
14 3 (0.21%) SCOM
Vendors
1 110 (7.83%) Microsoft
2 66 (4.70%) Oracle
3 30 (2.14%) VMware
4 28 (1.99%) Google
5 27 (1.92%) EMC
5 27 (1.92%) NetApp
6 24 (1.71%) Cisco
7 23 (1.64%) IBM
8 22 (1.57%) SAP
9 21 (1.49%) Sitecore
10 18 (1.28%) Adobe
11 17 (1.21%) Hortonworks
12 15 (1.07%) Zend
13 14 (1.00%) Cloudera
14 13 (0.93%) ServiceNow
15 11 (0.78%) Veritas
16 10 (0.71%) HP
16 10 (0.71%) Salesforce.com
17 8 (0.57%) Red Hat
18 7 (0.50%) Citrix