The table below looks at the statistics for Agile Software Development skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Agile Software Development over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 2 2 3
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 380 304 162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 32.29% 28.95% 21.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 38.15% 36.15% 29.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 267 208 93
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +3.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £232 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.20% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £18.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-1.36% +4.28%
Agile Software Development
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Leeds region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
996 841 553
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 84.62% 80.10% 74.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 668 535 274
Average daily rate £375 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £213 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £429
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 10 13
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £14.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +36.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.80 £16.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £110.00 £36.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

Agile Software Development
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Agile Software Development Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Agile Software Development
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Leeds region.

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Agile Software Development
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Agile Software Development
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Leeds region.

Agile Software Development Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region citing Agile Software Development also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Agile Software Development.

1 205 (27.97%) Java
2 162 (22.10%) HTML
3 159 (21.69%) SQL
4 147 (20.05%) TDD
5 143 (19.51%) Linux
6 142 (19.37%) JavaScript
7 117 (15.96%) CSS
7 117 (15.96%) Scrum
8 115 (15.69%) .NET
9 110 (15.01%) C#
10 109 (14.87%) Continuous Integration
11 106 (14.46%) Configuration Management
11 106 (14.46%) MVC
12 102 (13.92%) Project Management
13 101 (13.78%) Ruby
14 100 (13.64%) Python
15 89 (12.14%) Open Source
16 87 (11.87%) MongoDB
17 80 (10.91%) Finance
17 80 (10.91%) SQL Server
18 79 (10.78%) jQuery
19 77 (10.50%) PHP
20 76 (10.37%) DevOps
21 75 (10.23%) Puppet
21 75 (10.23%) Oracle
21 75 (10.23%) UNIX
22 74 (10.10%) Stakeholder Management
23 73 (9.96%) Opscode Chef
24 63 (8.59%) Mentoring
25 62 (8.46%) Web Services

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region citing Agile Software Development also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Agile Software Development. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 35 (4.77%) Apache
2 27 (3.68%) Node.js
3 24 (3.27%) OpenStack
4 16 (2.18%) SharePoint
5 12 (1.64%) WebSphere
6 9 (1.23%) Apache Solr
7 8 (1.09%) CMS
7 8 (1.09%) Tomcat
8 7 (0.95%) JBoss
9 6 (0.82%) BizTalk Server
9 6 (0.82%) Apache ServiceMix
10 5 (0.68%) Cloud Foundry
10 5 (0.68%) IIS
11 4 (0.55%) WebLogic
11 4 (0.55%) SharePoint 2010
12 3 (0.41%) Umbraco
12 3 (0.41%) nginx
12 3 (0.41%) WebSphere Application Server
12 3 (0.41%) SAS
13 2 (0.27%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 11 (1.50%) MS Excel
2 7 (0.95%) Photoshop
3 5 (0.68%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (0.68%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.41%) InfoPath
5 2 (0.27%) SPSS
5 2 (0.27%) MS Office
6 1 (0.14%) Niku Workbench
6 1 (0.14%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 10 (1.36%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.82%) Maximo
3 1 (0.14%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.14%) Magento
3 1 (0.14%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 11 (1.50%) Cloud Computing
2 10 (1.36%) SaaS
3 8 (1.09%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (0.68%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (0.41%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.27%) Google App Engine
6 2 (0.27%) IaaS
6 2 (0.27%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (0.14%) PaaS
7 1 (0.14%) Route 53
7 1 (0.14%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.14%) Trello
7 1 (0.14%) HP Helion
7 1 (0.14%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 48 (6.55%) HTTP
2 15 (2.05%) Firewall
3 11 (1.50%) RNC
3 11 (1.50%) Radio Access Network
3 11 (1.50%) Ethernet
3 11 (1.50%) SSL
3 11 (1.50%) ATM
3 11 (1.50%) GSM
3 11 (1.50%) SDH
3 11 (1.50%) UMTS
4 10 (1.36%) TCP/IP
5 6 (0.82%) WAN
5 6 (0.82%) LAN
5 6 (0.82%) GPRS
5 6 (0.82%) Internet
6 4 (0.55%) DNS
7 3 (0.41%) Intranet
7 3 (0.41%) DHCP
8 2 (0.27%) FTP
8 2 (0.27%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (11.87%) MongoDB
2 80 (10.91%) SQL Server
3 52 (7.09%) Relational Database
4 39 (5.32%) NoSQL
5 28 (3.82%) Neo4j
6 25 (3.41%) MySQL
7 23 (3.14%) SQL Server 2008
8 21 (2.86%) Riak
8 21 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 18 (2.46%) Hypertable
9 18 (2.46%) CouchDB
10 16 (2.18%) SQL Server 2012
10 16 (2.18%) Oracle Database
11 15 (2.05%) PostgreSQL
12 12 (1.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 9 (1.23%) Data Warehouse
13 9 (1.23%) Redis
14 8 (1.09%) SQL Server 2005
15 7 (0.95%) Apache Cassandra
15 7 (0.95%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 61 (8.32%) Git (software)
2 49 (6.68%) Subversion
3 34 (4.64%) Cucumber
4 33 (4.50%) Jenkins
5 27 (3.68%) Selenium
6 20 (2.73%) NUnit
7 19 (2.59%) SpecFlow
8 18 (2.46%) Fiddler
9 15 (2.05%) JUnit
10 14 (1.91%) JIRA
10 14 (1.91%) Rhino Mocks
11 13 (1.77%) Eclipse
12 12 (1.64%) Team Foundation Server
13 9 (1.23%) Maven
14 8 (1.09%) Visual Studio
14 8 (1.09%) Hudson
15 7 (0.95%) QuickTest Pro
15 7 (0.95%) JMeter
16 6 (0.82%) QUnit
17 5 (0.68%) Capybara
General
1 80 (10.91%) Finance
2 26 (3.55%) Telecoms
3 13 (1.77%) Retail
4 10 (1.36%) Banking
5 9 (1.23%) Law
6 7 (0.95%) Games
7 4 (0.55%) Manufacturing
7 4 (0.55%) Advertising
7 4 (0.55%) Back Office
8 3 (0.41%) Retail Banking
8 3 (0.41%) Marketing
9 2 (0.27%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.27%) Local Government
9 2 (0.27%) Legal
10 1 (0.14%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.14%) Front Office
10 1 (0.14%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.14%) Billing
Job Titles
1 291 (39.70%) Developer
2 89 (12.14%) Java Developer
3 82 (11.19%) Analyst
4 60 (8.19%) .NET Developer
5 48 (6.55%) DevOps Engineer
6 43 (5.87%) Business Analyst
7 39 (5.32%) Architect
8 37 (5.05%) Project Manager
8 37 (5.05%) Senior Developer
9 29 (3.96%) Delivery Manager
10 28 (3.82%) Test Analyst
11 27 (3.68%) Tester
12 26 (3.55%) Front-End Developer
13 22 (3.00%) SQL Developer
14 21 (2.86%) Programme Manager
15 20 (2.73%) PHP Developer
16 19 (2.59%) Senior Analyst
16 19 (2.59%) Agile Coach
17 16 (2.18%) Designer
18 15 (2.05%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 162 (22.10%) HTML
2 117 (15.96%) CSS
3 115 (15.69%) .NET
4 79 (10.78%) jQuery
5 62 (8.46%) Web Services
6 58 (7.91%) ASP.NET
6 58 (7.91%) Hibernate
7 54 (7.37%) REST
8 49 (6.68%) .NET Framework
9 40 (5.46%) XML
10 37 (5.05%) J2EE
11 34 (4.64%) HTML5
11 34 (4.64%) ASP.NET Web API
12 31 (4.23%) CSS3
13 30 (4.09%) ASP.NET MVC
13 30 (4.09%) Spring
13 30 (4.09%) JAX-RS
14 26 (3.55%) JSON
14 26 (3.55%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 19 (2.59%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 89 (12.14%) Open Source
2 46 (6.28%) Analytical Skills
3 39 (5.32%) User Experience
4 27 (3.68%) NHS
5 9 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
6 8 (1.09%) Management Information System
6 8 (1.09%) PKI
7 7 (0.95%) Mobile App
8 6 (0.82%) Human Factors
8 6 (0.82%) Clustering
8 6 (0.82%) Smartcard
8 6 (0.82%) Client/Server
8 6 (0.82%) Algorithms
9 5 (0.68%) Data Integration
9 5 (0.68%) Social Media
10 4 (0.55%) Smart Meter
10 4 (0.55%) Replication
10 4 (0.55%) Ontologies
10 4 (0.55%) Chemistry
11 3 (0.41%) Psychology
Operating Systems
1 143 (19.51%) Linux
2 75 (10.23%) UNIX
3 44 (6.00%) Mac OS X
4 20 (2.73%) Windows
5 14 (1.91%) Android
6 9 (1.23%) Apple iOS
7 7 (0.95%) CentOS
8 6 (0.82%) Windows Phone
9 5 (0.68%) Windows Mobile
10 3 (0.41%) AIX
11 1 (0.14%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.14%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 147 (20.05%) TDD
2 117 (15.96%) Scrum
3 109 (14.87%) Continuous Integration
4 106 (14.46%) MVC
4 106 (14.46%) Configuration Management
5 102 (13.92%) Project Management
6 76 (10.37%) DevOps
7 74 (10.10%) Stakeholder Management
8 63 (8.59%) Mentoring
9 61 (8.32%) Software Engineering
10 60 (8.19%) Web Design
11 55 (7.50%) User Stories
11 55 (7.50%) BDD
12 54 (7.37%) Waterfall
13 49 (6.68%) Responsive Web Design
13 49 (6.68%) Web Development
14 48 (6.55%) PRINCE2
15 47 (6.41%) Automated Testing
16 45 (6.14%) Agile Project Management
17 42 (5.73%) OO
Programming Languages
1 205 (27.97%) Java
2 159 (21.69%) SQL
3 142 (19.37%) JavaScript
4 110 (15.01%) C#
5 101 (13.78%) Ruby
6 100 (13.64%) Python
7 77 (10.50%) PHP
8 51 (6.96%) Bash Shell
9 30 (4.09%) C
10 26 (3.55%) Shell Script
11 15 (2.05%) Scala
12 13 (1.77%) VB
13 12 (1.64%) C++
14 11 (1.50%) T-SQL
15 10 (1.36%) PL/SQL
15 10 (1.36%) PowerShell
16 9 (1.23%) PHP5
16 9 (1.23%) Perl
17 4 (0.55%) VB6
17 4 (0.55%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 30 (4.09%) Security Cleared
2 20 (2.73%) ISEB
3 15 (2.05%) Degree
4 14 (1.91%) ISTQB
4 14 (1.91%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 10 (1.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (0.55%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 4 (0.55%) BC Cleared
7 3 (0.41%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.27%) MCTS
8 2 (0.27%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.14%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.14%) MCITP
9 1 (0.14%) PMP
9 1 (0.14%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.14%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (4.23%) QA
2 12 (1.64%) SLA
3 3 (0.41%) Solvency II
3 3 (0.41%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.14%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.14%) HL7
System Software
1 26 (3.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (2.32%) QEMU
2 17 (2.32%) KVM
3 4 (0.55%) Firmware
4 3 (0.41%) Xen
5 2 (0.27%) Tivoli Directory Server
5 2 (0.27%) Docker
6 1 (0.14%) UAG
6 1 (0.14%) XenServer
6 1 (0.14%) vSphere
6 1 (0.14%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.14%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 75 (10.23%) Puppet
2 73 (9.96%) Opscode Chef
3 27 (3.68%) Ansible
4 23 (3.14%) Graphite
4 23 (3.14%) Cobbler
4 23 (3.14%) Tivoli
5 20 (2.73%) Nagios
6 18 (2.46%) CFEngine
7 7 (0.95%) Salt
7 7 (0.95%) OpenIDM
8 5 (0.68%) Graylog
9 4 (0.55%) HP Quality Center
9 4 (0.55%) Vagrant
10 1 (0.14%) SCCM
10 1 (0.14%) SCOM
10 1 (0.14%) HAProxy
10 1 (0.14%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 75 (10.23%) Oracle
2 39 (5.32%) Microsoft
3 26 (3.55%) VMware
3 26 (3.55%) Splunk
4 19 (2.59%) SaltStack
5 15 (2.05%) Zend
6 11 (1.50%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 11 (1.50%) hybris
6 11 (1.50%) Ericsson
7 8 (1.09%) Red Hat
7 8 (1.09%) IBM
8 7 (0.95%) Adobe
8 7 (0.95%) Cisco
9 6 (0.82%) CheckPoint
10 5 (0.68%) Akamai
10 5 (0.68%) Xamarin
10 5 (0.68%) New Relic
11 3 (0.41%) jBASE
11 3 (0.41%) OpenText
11 3 (0.41%) HP
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