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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Agile Software Development
Rank 1 1 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 490 357 254
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 32.97% 31.34% 25.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 39.36% 36.24% 31.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 363 277 171
Average daily rate £425 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £398 £364
% change year-on-year
+0.51% +9.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.50 £36.40 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+22.25% -0.27%
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
1245 985 797
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 83.78% 86.48% 81.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 854 707 476
Average daily rate £400 £375 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +11.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 12 8
Average hourly rate £15.50 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.88% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.92 £12.05 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.21 £29.80 £27.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 2016, 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.

1 330 (34.06%) Java
2 224 (23.12%) TDD
3 204 (21.05%) JavaScript
4 179 (18.47%) .NET
5 178 (18.37%) HTML
6 169 (17.44%) Linux
7 166 (17.13%) Scrum
8 148 (15.27%) SQL
9 140 (14.45%) C#
10 137 (14.14%) CSS
11 133 (13.73%) DevOps
12 129 (13.31%) Waterfall
13 120 (12.38%) Jenkins
14 113 (11.66%) Spring
15 112 (11.56%) Finance
16 106 (10.94%) Project Management
17 100 (10.32%) Security Cleared
18 99 (10.22%) SQL Server
19 96 (9.91%) BDD
20 95 (9.80%) Web Services
20 95 (9.80%) Maven
21 94 (9.70%) Open Source
22 93 (9.60%) Microsoft
23 91 (9.39%) Python
24 89 (9.18%) MVC
25 87 (8.98%) Git (software)
26 86 (8.88%) HTML5
27 85 (8.77%) Puppet
27 85 (8.77%) Oracle
28 83 (8.57%) Continuous Integration

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 57 (5.88%) Node.js
2 54 (5.57%) Apache
3 42 (4.33%) Confluence
3 42 (4.33%) Tomcat
4 35 (3.61%) SharePoint
5 27 (2.79%) nginx
5 27 (2.79%) WebSphere
6 21 (2.17%) CMS
7 17 (1.75%) OpenStack
8 14 (1.44%) IIS
8 14 (1.44%) Jetty
9 13 (1.34%) Skype for Business
10 12 (1.24%) WebSphere Application Server
11 10 (1.03%) JBoss
11 10 (1.03%) SharePoint 2010
12 8 (0.83%) Apache Solr
13 7 (0.72%) BizTalk Server
13 7 (0.72%) Drupal
14 5 (0.52%) CloudStack
14 5 (0.52%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 23 (2.37%) MS Visio
2 21 (2.17%) MS Excel
3 11 (1.14%) Photoshop
4 9 (0.93%) MS Office
4 9 (0.93%) MS Project
5 6 (0.62%) MS PowerPoint
6 5 (0.52%) Acrobat
6 5 (0.52%) Adobe Captivate
6 5 (0.52%) FrameMaker
6 5 (0.52%) RoboHelp
6 5 (0.52%) XMetaL
7 3 (0.31%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.10%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.10%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 4 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.21%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (0.21%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.10%) BigMachines
3 1 (0.10%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (0.10%) Eloqua
3 1 (0.10%) Magento
3 1 (0.10%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 40 (4.13%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (2.68%) Cloud Computing
3 13 (1.34%) IaaS
3 13 (1.34%) Microsoft Azure
4 12 (1.24%) Office 365
5 11 (1.14%) Amazon EC2
5 11 (1.14%) Google App Engine
5 11 (1.14%) Google Cloud Platform
6 10 (1.03%) GitHub
7 4 (0.41%) Azure Active Directory
8 3 (0.31%) PaaS
8 3 (0.31%) SaaS
9 1 (0.10%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 45 (4.64%) HTTP
2 27 (2.79%) Internet
3 25 (2.58%) DNS
4 15 (1.55%) TCP/IP
5 13 (1.34%) SSL
6 12 (1.24%) DHCP
6 12 (1.24%) FTP
6 12 (1.24%) IPsec
7 10 (1.03%) Skype
7 10 (1.03%) VoIP
7 10 (1.03%) VPN
8 9 (0.93%) SNMP
9 4 (0.41%) Intranet
10 3 (0.31%) Bluetooth
11 2 (0.21%) SMS
12 1 (0.10%) Extranet
12 1 (0.10%) Firewall
12 1 (0.10%) LDAP
12 1 (0.10%) MPLS
12 1 (0.10%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 99 (10.22%) SQL Server
2 76 (7.84%) MongoDB
3 55 (5.68%) MySQL
4 49 (5.06%) NoSQL
5 43 (4.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 30 (3.10%) Relational Database
7 28 (2.89%) PostgreSQL
7 28 (2.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 27 (2.79%) Data Warehouse
9 26 (2.68%) Apache Cassandra
9 26 (2.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 19 (1.96%) Redis
11 15 (1.55%) SQL Server 2012
12 14 (1.44%) SQL Server 2008
13 12 (1.24%) RDBMS
14 11 (1.14%) Data Mining
15 10 (1.03%) Hadoop
16 8 (0.83%) Big Data
17 7 (0.72%) DB2
17 7 (0.72%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 120 (12.38%) Jenkins
2 95 (9.80%) Maven
3 87 (8.98%) Git (software)
4 80 (8.26%) Selenium
5 76 (7.84%) JIRA
6 49 (5.06%) Cucumber
7 42 (4.33%) JUnit
7 42 (4.33%) Subversion
8 41 (4.23%) Team Foundation Server
9 36 (3.72%) Visual Studio
10 23 (2.37%) LoadRunner
10 23 (2.37%) SonarQube
11 21 (2.17%) JMeter
12 20 (2.06%) HP UFT
13 19 (1.96%) Appium
13 19 (1.96%) Eclipse
14 18 (1.86%) Liquibase
15 16 (1.65%) Mockito
16 14 (1.44%) WebDriver
17 13 (1.34%) Ant
General
1 112 (11.56%) Finance
2 25 (2.58%) Publishing
3 23 (2.37%) Retail
4 20 (2.06%) Games
5 15 (1.55%) Marketing
6 8 (0.83%) Banking
6 8 (0.83%) Legal
7 5 (0.52%) Back Office
7 5 (0.52%) Law
7 5 (0.52%) Manufacturing
7 5 (0.52%) Online Betting
7 5 (0.52%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.21%) Corporate Banking
8 2 (0.21%) Local Government
9 1 (0.10%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 416 (42.93%) Developer
2 162 (16.72%) Java Developer
3 141 (14.55%) Analyst
4 79 (8.15%) Business Analyst
5 73 (7.53%) Agile Developer
6 72 (7.43%) Architect
7 61 (6.30%) Agile Java Developer
8 48 (4.95%) Project Manager
9 47 (4.85%) .NET Developer
10 46 (4.75%) Senior Developer
11 45 (4.64%) Delivery Manager
11 45 (4.64%) Test Analyst
12 38 (3.92%) Digital Analyst
13 37 (3.82%) Digital Business Analyst
13 37 (3.82%) Technical Architect
14 34 (3.51%) Tester
15 33 (3.41%) DevOps Engineer
15 33 (3.41%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
16 29 (2.99%) JavaScript Developer
17 28 (2.89%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 179 (18.47%) .NET
2 178 (18.37%) HTML
3 137 (14.14%) CSS
4 113 (11.66%) Spring
5 95 (9.80%) Web Services
6 86 (8.88%) HTML5
7 71 (7.33%) ASP.NET
7 71 (7.33%) jQuery
8 68 (7.02%) REST
9 61 (6.30%) AngularJS
10 57 (5.88%) Hibernate
11 52 (5.37%) XML
12 46 (4.75%) RESTful
13 43 (4.44%) CSS3
14 41 (4.23%) JSON
15 33 (3.41%) J2EE
16 32 (3.30%) Sass
17 26 (2.68%) .NET Framework
17 26 (2.68%) ASP.NET MVC
17 26 (2.68%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 72 (7.43%) Analytical Skills
2 62 (6.40%) User Experience
3 20 (2.06%) Visualisation
4 19 (1.96%) Management Information System
5 17 (1.75%) Algorithms
6 14 (1.44%) Enterprise Software
7 13 (1.34%) Mobile App
8 12 (1.24%) Computer Science
9 10 (1.03%) CESG
9 10 (1.03%) NHS
9 10 (1.03%) Video Conferencing
10 9 (0.93%) PKI
11 8 (0.83%) Client/Server
11 8 (0.83%) iPad
11 8 (0.83%) Ontologies
12 7 (0.72%) Data Structures
12 7 (0.72%) iPhone
12 7 (0.72%) Mainframe
12 7 (0.72%) Social Media
13 6 (0.62%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 169 (17.44%) Linux
2 62 (6.40%) Unix
3 47 (4.85%) Windows
4 40 (4.13%) Mac OS X
5 24 (2.48%) Apple iOS
6 22 (2.27%) Android
7 6 (0.62%) CentOS
7 6 (0.62%) Mac OS
8 4 (0.41%) MVS
8 4 (0.41%) Windows Server
9 3 (0.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (0.31%) VME
9 3 (0.31%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.10%) AIX
10 1 (0.10%) Fedora
10 1 (0.10%) Solaris
10 1 (0.10%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.10%) webOS
10 1 (0.10%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.10%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 224 (23.12%) TDD
2 166 (17.13%) Scrum
3 133 (13.73%) DevOps
4 129 (13.31%) Waterfall
5 106 (10.94%) Project Management
6 96 (9.91%) BDD
7 94 (9.70%) Open Source
8 89 (9.18%) MVC
9 83 (8.57%) Continuous Integration
10 68 (7.02%) Business Intelligence
10 68 (7.02%) User Stories
11 59 (6.09%) SDLC
12 57 (5.88%) Configuration Management
13 50 (5.16%) Analytics
14 49 (5.06%) Stakeholder Management
15 48 (4.95%) Kanban
16 46 (4.75%) Mentoring
16 46 (4.75%) Test Scripting
17 44 (4.54%) Front End Development
18 42 (4.33%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 330 (34.06%) Java
2 204 (21.05%) JavaScript
3 148 (15.27%) SQL
4 140 (14.45%) C#
5 91 (9.39%) Python
6 68 (7.02%) Ruby
7 44 (4.54%) T-SQL
8 39 (4.02%) C++
9 34 (3.51%) PHP
10 29 (2.99%) Bash Shell
11 28 (2.89%) Scala
12 27 (2.79%) Shell Script
13 24 (2.48%) Perl
14 20 (2.06%) PowerShell
15 17 (1.75%) C
16 16 (1.65%) PL/SQL
17 15 (1.55%) VB
18 9 (0.93%) FQL
19 8 (0.83%) R
19 8 (0.83%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 100 (10.32%) Security Cleared
2 58 (5.99%) SC Cleared
3 30 (3.10%) ISEB
4 25 (2.58%) BPSS Clearance
5 24 (2.48%) ISTQB
6 21 (2.17%) Degree
7 13 (1.34%) BC Cleared
8 8 (0.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 3 (0.31%) APMP
10 2 (0.21%) DV Cleared
10 2 (0.21%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 1 (0.10%) CBAP
11 1 (0.10%) CIPD
11 1 (0.10%) DBS Check
11 1 (0.10%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.10%) MBA
11 1 (0.10%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.10%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (5.16%) Disclosure Scotland
2 46 (4.75%) QA
3 20 (2.06%) Data Quality
4 10 (1.03%) SLA
5 3 (0.31%) WCAG
6 1 (0.10%) GPG13
6 1 (0.10%) WAI
System Software
1 17 (1.75%) Xen
2 16 (1.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (1.55%) vSphere
4 5 (0.52%) Varnish
4 5 (0.52%) XenServer
5 3 (0.31%) Active Directory
5 3 (0.31%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.21%) Docker
7 1 (0.10%) HDFS
7 1 (0.10%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 85 (8.77%) Puppet
2 27 (2.79%) Opscode Chef
3 15 (1.55%) Cobbler
3 15 (1.55%) ZABBIX
4 13 (1.34%) HP Quality Center
4 13 (1.34%) yum
5 12 (1.24%) Bareos
6 11 (1.14%) logstash
6 11 (1.14%) Tivoli
7 8 (0.83%) Piwik
8 7 (0.72%) Opsview
9 6 (0.62%) StatsD
10 5 (0.52%) Nagios
11 3 (0.31%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 3 (0.31%) SCCM
12 2 (0.21%) Ansible
13 1 (0.10%) Capistrano
13 1 (0.10%) Salt
13 1 (0.10%) Terraform
Vendors
1 93 (9.60%) Microsoft
2 85 (8.77%) Oracle
3 29 (2.99%) Atlassian
4 20 (2.06%) VMware
5 18 (1.86%) HP
6 16 (1.65%) IBM
6 16 (1.65%) Red Hat
7 14 (1.44%) Adobe
8 13 (1.34%) Google
9 9 (0.93%) Apigee
10 8 (0.83%) Sitecore
11 6 (0.62%) Apple
11 6 (0.62%) Citrix
11 6 (0.62%) EnterpriseDB
11 6 (0.62%) Mashery
11 6 (0.62%) Tableau
11 6 (0.62%) Teradata
11 6 (0.62%) Trillium
12 5 (0.52%) hybris
12 5 (0.52%) SAP
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Jet2.com
Rate: Excellent
Posted: 10 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Digital Gurus
Rate: £500 - £600 Per Day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, Yorkshire
Integrity IT Solutions Limited
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, Yorkshire
Integrity IT Solutions Limited
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Blue Fire Professional Services
Rate: Unspecified Daily rate dependant on experience
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £300 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds
Arrows Group Ltd
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £300 - 400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
Integrity IT Solutions Limited
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £400 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £500 - £700 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds
Real Staffing
Rate: £280 - £300 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 - £378 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
MA Associates Worldwide
Rate: From £375 to £425 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Leeds
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Rate: £340.00 - £380.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Leeds
Venturi
Rate: £300 - £370 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Leeds
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 21 days ago
Leeds
Brightred Resourcing
Rate: £35,000 - £55,000 per year
Posted: 22 days ago
Leeds
The Creative Emporium Limited (TCE)
Rate: £650 - £675 per day
Posted: 24 days ago