Period
to 30 May 2020

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 30 May 2020 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
30 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 0
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 529 1,357 1,717
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Yorkshire 25.17% 30.28% 35.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 29.95% 35.19% 40.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 369 1,010 1,294
Median daily rate £450 £450 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.43% -1.19%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £313
90th Percentile £590 £575 £538
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 9 8
Median hourly rate £22.71 £35.00 £39.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -35.11% -10.83% -8.19%
10th Percentile £17.83 £14.88 £34.40
90th Percentile £47.35 £47.00 £61.25
England median hourly rate £39.77 £45.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year -11.62% - +4.65%

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 1,766 3,856 4,263
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 84.02% 86.05% 87.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,123 2,551 2,822
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £300 £263 £269
90th Percentile £613 £575 £538
England median daily rate £475 £475 £463
% change year-on-year - +2.70% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 131 121
Median hourly rate £18.00 £16.86 £21.33
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.76% -20.94% +57.96%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.18 £10.75
90th Percentile £35.00 £35.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate £28.75 £25.00 £22.42
% change year-on-year +15.00% +11.51% -12.08%

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 30 May 2020.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Agile Software Development in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 30 May 2020.

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 30 May 2020. 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 0 370 £450 +5.88% 91
South Yorkshire 0 126 £474 -5.25% 14
North Yorkshire -8 24 £413 -13.16% 8
Agile Software Development
England

For the 6 months to 30 May 2020, 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.

1 111 (20.98%) AWS
2 99 (18.71%) Azure
3 88 (16.64%) Git (software)
4 86 (16.26%) Java
4 86 (16.26%) JavaScript
5 85 (16.07%) Public Sector
6 72 (13.61%) DevOps
7 66 (12.48%) Scrum
7 66 (12.48%) Continuous Integration
8 64 (12.10%) Finance
9 63 (11.91%) Test Automation
10 61 (11.53%) Security Cleared
10 61 (11.53%) Stakeholder Management
11 59 (11.15%) Kubernetes
12 55 (10.40%) Microservices
13 54 (10.21%) Jenkins
14 53 (10.02%) User Experience
14 53 (10.02%) TDD
15 52 (9.83%) Linux
15 52 (9.83%) Python
16 48 (9.07%) Requirements Gathering
17 46 (8.70%) Java 8
17 46 (8.70%) Mentoring
17 46 (8.70%) Google
18 45 (8.51%) JIRA
18 45 (8.51%) Terraform
19 44 (8.32%) Service Design
19 44 (8.32%) Docker
19 44 (8.32%) .NET
19 44 (8.32%) SQL

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 31 (5.86%) Confluence
2 5 (0.95%) Anypoint
2 5 (0.95%) Drupal
2 5 (0.95%) IIS
2 5 (0.95%) Mule
2 5 (0.95%) Tomcat
2 5 (0.95%) WebSphere
3 4 (0.76%) Cloud Foundry
3 4 (0.76%) CMS
3 4 (0.76%) SharePoint
4 3 (0.57%) SAS
5 2 (0.38%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.19%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.19%) Apache
6 1 (0.19%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.19%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.19%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 16 (3.02%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (1.89%) Sketch
3 9 (1.70%) Microsoft Office
4 8 (1.51%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 7 (1.32%) InVision
6 6 (1.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 5 (0.95%) Microsoft Project
8 3 (0.57%) MS Visio
9 1 (0.19%) Camtasia
9 1 (0.19%) Marvel
9 1 (0.19%) XMetaL
Business Applications
1 4 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.19%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (0.19%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 111 (20.98%) AWS
2 99 (18.71%) Azure
3 32 (6.05%) GCP
3 32 (6.05%) GitHub
4 11 (2.08%) Serverless
5 10 (1.89%) Slack
6 9 (1.70%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 8 (1.51%) Amazon EC2
7 8 (1.51%) Amazon S3
7 8 (1.51%) Cloud Computing
8 7 (1.32%) AWS Lambda
9 6 (1.13%) Amazon Cognito
9 6 (1.13%) Amazon EMR
9 6 (1.13%) Power Platform
10 5 (0.95%) SaaS
11 4 (0.76%) Office 365
12 3 (0.57%) AWS CloudFormation
12 3 (0.57%) Cloudflare
12 3 (0.57%) Dynamics 365
13 2 (0.38%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 24 (4.54%) HTTP
2 23 (4.35%) TCP/IP
3 7 (1.32%) SAN
4 5 (0.95%) Firewall
5 3 (0.57%) 5G
5 3 (0.57%) HTTPS
5 3 (0.57%) Internet
5 3 (0.57%) SSL
5 3 (0.57%) VPN
6 2 (0.38%) NetScaler
7 1 (0.19%) DHCP
7 1 (0.19%) DSL
7 1 (0.19%) ISDN
7 1 (0.19%) NAS
7 1 (0.19%) Skype
7 1 (0.19%) VoIP
7 1 (0.19%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (6.24%) SQL Server
2 25 (4.73%) MongoDB
3 14 (2.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 13 (2.46%) Big Data
5 12 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
6 10 (1.89%) Relational Database
7 8 (1.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (1.13%) MySQL
8 6 (1.13%) Power BI
9 5 (0.95%) SQL Server 2016
9 5 (0.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 4 (0.76%) DB2
11 3 (0.57%) Oracle Database
11 3 (0.57%) RDBMS
11 3 (0.57%) SQL Server 2008
12 2 (0.38%) Electronic Patient Records
12 2 (0.38%) Hadoop
12 2 (0.38%) NoSQL
12 2 (0.38%) SAP HANA
12 2 (0.38%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 88 (16.64%) Git (software)
2 54 (10.21%) Jenkins
3 45 (8.51%) JIRA
4 24 (4.54%) CircleCI
5 20 (3.78%) Mockito
6 17 (3.21%) GitLab
7 15 (2.84%) Visual Studio
8 12 (2.27%) Bitbucket
9 10 (1.89%) Axure RP
9 10 (1.89%) Selenium
10 9 (1.70%) Xcode
11 7 (1.32%) Team Foundation Server
12 6 (1.13%) JUnit
12 6 (1.13%) Sonatype Nexus
13 5 (0.95%) Cucumber
13 5 (0.95%) Maven
13 5 (0.95%) SoapUI
13 5 (0.95%) Visual Studio Code
14 4 (0.76%) CocoaPods
14 4 (0.76%) WebDriver
General
1 85 (16.07%) Public Sector
2 64 (12.10%) Finance
3 32 (6.05%) Retail
4 22 (4.16%) Legal
5 15 (2.84%) Banking
5 15 (2.84%) Financial Institution
6 11 (2.08%) Publishing
7 4 (0.76%) Games
7 4 (0.76%) Manufacturing
7 4 (0.76%) Retail Banking
7 4 (0.76%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.38%) Back Office
8 2 (0.38%) Billing
8 2 (0.38%) Marketing
9 1 (0.19%) Advertising
9 1 (0.19%) Law
9 1 (0.19%) Local Government
9 1 (0.19%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 148 (27.98%) Developer
2 55 (10.40%) Analyst
3 46 (8.70%) Business Analyst
4 45 (8.51%) Java Developer
5 40 (7.56%) Designer
6 36 (6.81%) Project Manager
7 33 (6.24%) Architect
8 30 (5.67%) User Researcher
9 22 (4.16%) .NET Developer
9 22 (4.16%) JavaScript Developer
10 19 (3.59%) React Developer
11 18 (3.40%) DevOps Engineer
12 16 (3.02%) Product Owner
13 15 (2.84%) C# Developer
13 15 (2.84%) Content Designer
13 15 (2.84%) Senior Designer
14 13 (2.46%) Consultant
14 13 (2.46%) iOS Developer
15 12 (2.27%) Delivery Manager
16 11 (2.08%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (8.32%) .NET
2 38 (7.18%) HTML
3 37 (6.99%) Node.js
4 33 (6.24%) CSS
4 33 (6.24%) React
5 26 (4.91%) AngularJS
6 21 (3.97%) ActiveMQ
7 19 (3.59%) JAX-RS
7 19 (3.59%) REST
8 17 (3.21%) Spring
9 16 (3.02%) ASP.NET
9 16 (3.02%) JSON
10 15 (2.84%) RESTful
10 15 (2.84%) XML
11 13 (2.46%) React Native
12 12 (2.27%) HTML5
12 12 (2.27%) jQuery
12 12 (2.27%) Vue.js
13 11 (2.08%) .NET Framework
13 11 (2.08%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 53 (10.02%) User Experience
2 25 (4.73%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (4.73%) NHS
3 21 (3.97%) Greenfield Project
4 20 (3.78%) Mobile App
5 10 (1.89%) Self-Motivation
6 8 (1.51%) Virtual Team
7 6 (1.13%) Data Structures
7 6 (1.13%) Management Information System
8 5 (0.95%) Cloud Native
8 5 (0.95%) Data Centre
9 3 (0.57%) Blog
9 3 (0.57%) Clustering
9 3 (0.57%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (0.57%) Social Media
10 2 (0.38%) Embedded Systems
10 2 (0.38%) iPad
10 2 (0.38%) iPhone
10 2 (0.38%) Public Cloud
11 1 (0.19%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 52 (9.83%) Linux
2 30 (5.67%) Unix
3 23 (4.35%) Mac OS X
4 20 (3.78%) Android
5 18 (3.40%) Apple iOS
6 14 (2.65%) Windows
7 7 (1.32%) Windows 10
8 5 (0.95%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (0.95%) Windows Server 2016
9 4 (0.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (0.76%) Solaris
10 2 (0.38%) Embedded Linux
10 2 (0.38%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.38%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.19%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (13.61%) DevOps
2 66 (12.48%) Continuous Integration
2 66 (12.48%) Scrum
3 63 (11.91%) Test Automation
4 61 (11.53%) Stakeholder Management
5 55 (10.40%) Microservices
6 53 (10.02%) TDD
7 48 (9.07%) Requirements Gathering
8 46 (8.70%) Mentoring
9 44 (8.32%) Service Design
10 43 (8.13%) BDD
10 43 (8.13%) Open Source
11 42 (7.94%) Waterfall
12 39 (7.37%) E-Commerce
13 38 (7.18%) Problem-Solving
14 37 (6.99%) Business Analysis
15 35 (6.62%) Pair Programming
16 34 (6.43%) Continuous Delivery
17 33 (6.24%) Project Management
18 32 (6.05%) Continuous Deployment
Programming Languages
1 86 (16.26%) Java
1 86 (16.26%) JavaScript
2 52 (9.83%) Python
3 46 (8.70%) Java 8
4 44 (8.32%) SQL
5 37 (6.99%) C#
6 15 (2.84%) TypeScript
7 11 (2.08%) PHP
8 10 (1.89%) Apple Swift
9 8 (1.51%) Scala
10 7 (1.32%) Go
10 7 (1.32%) Kotlin
10 7 (1.32%) Objective-C
11 6 (1.13%) ES6
11 6 (1.13%) PowerShell
11 6 (1.13%) T-SQL
12 5 (0.95%) ANSI SQL
13 4 (0.76%) C
14 3 (0.57%) Shell Script
14 3 (0.57%) VBA
Qualifications
1 61 (11.53%) Security Cleared
2 40 (7.56%) SC Cleared
3 35 (6.62%) Degree
4 22 (4.16%) BPSS Clearance
5 15 (2.84%) DBS Check
6 14 (2.65%) CISM
6 14 (2.65%) CISSP
7 12 (2.27%) CRISC
7 12 (2.27%) DV Cleared
8 10 (1.89%) ISEB
9 7 (1.32%) CESG Certified Professional
10 6 (1.13%) ISTQB
11 5 (0.95%) CISA
11 5 (0.95%) CSSLP
11 5 (0.95%) GIAC
11 5 (0.95%) GSSP-.NET
11 5 (0.95%) GSSP-JAVA
11 5 (0.95%) GWAPT
11 5 (0.95%) ISACA
12 4 (0.76%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.08%) QA
2 8 (1.51%) GDPR
3 4 (0.76%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (0.57%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.38%) HL7
5 2 (0.38%) WCAG
6 1 (0.19%) PMO
6 1 (0.19%) PSD2
6 1 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 44 (8.32%) Docker
2 8 (1.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.95%) Active Directory
3 5 (0.95%) VirtualBox
4 3 (0.57%) vSphere
5 2 (0.38%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (0.38%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.38%) XenApp
5 2 (0.38%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.19%) HDFS
6 1 (0.19%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 59 (11.15%) Kubernetes
2 45 (8.51%) Terraform
3 40 (7.56%) Ansible
4 36 (6.81%) Puppet
5 35 (6.62%) Opscode Chef
6 25 (4.73%) Salt
7 4 (0.76%) Kibana
8 3 (0.57%) Grafana
8 3 (0.57%) Microsoft Clustering
8 3 (0.57%) Tivoli
8 3 (0.57%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 3 (0.57%) vRealize
9 2 (0.38%) Prometheus
9 2 (0.38%) Rancher
9 2 (0.38%) XenMobile
10 1 (0.19%) Cisco CUCM
10 1 (0.19%) Cisco UCCX
10 1 (0.19%) HP Quality Center
10 1 (0.19%) logstash
10 1 (0.19%) QRadar
Vendors
1 46 (8.70%) Google
2 33 (6.24%) Microsoft
3 13 (2.46%) Oracle
4 10 (1.89%) VMware
5 8 (1.51%) Databricks
5 8 (1.51%) Splunk
6 7 (1.32%) Adobe
6 7 (1.32%) Cisco
6 7 (1.32%) IBM
6 7 (1.32%) MuleSoft
7 6 (1.13%) EMC
7 6 (1.13%) Netsparker
7 6 (1.13%) Red Hat
7 6 (1.13%) SAP
8 5 (0.95%) AppDynamics
9 4 (0.76%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (0.57%) Symantec
11 2 (0.38%) Apple
11 2 (0.38%) Citrix
11 2 (0.38%) McAfee