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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 1 2 5
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +3
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 346 205 145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 28.34% 20.73% 15.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 35.13% 26.15% 20.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 276 134 84
Average daily rate
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£375 £325 £337
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -3.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £263 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £355
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -1.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £37.25
% change year-on-year
- -3.35%
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
985 784 713
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 80.67% 79.27% 75.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 705 488 388
Average daily rate £375 £325 £339
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -4.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 10 17
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.25 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.91% +8.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014, 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.

1 117 (22.81%) Java
2 103 (20.08%) C#
3 99 (19.30%) JavaScript
4 94 (18.32%) HTML
5 92 (17.93%) SQL
5 92 (17.93%) Project Management
6 90 (17.54%) .NET
7 81 (15.79%) Scrum
8 79 (15.40%) TDD
9 72 (14.04%) CSS
10 68 (13.26%) Linux
10 68 (13.26%) MVC
11 67 (13.06%) Ruby
12 66 (12.87%) Web Services
13 65 (12.67%) Finance
13 65 (12.67%) Stakeholder Management
14 63 (12.28%) ASP.NET
15 56 (10.92%) Continuous Integration
16 53 (10.33%) Python
17 51 (9.94%) PHP
17 51 (9.94%) jQuery
18 50 (9.75%) Waterfall
18 50 (9.75%) SQL Server
19 48 (9.36%) Open Source
19 48 (9.36%) Software Engineering
20 47 (9.16%) ASP.NET MVC
21 45 (8.77%) Web Development
22 44 (8.58%) MongoDB
22 44 (8.58%) DevOps
22 44 (8.58%) Mentoring

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 23 (4.48%) Apache
2 16 (3.12%) SharePoint
3 9 (1.75%) CMS
3 9 (1.75%) Node.js
4 8 (1.56%) Apache Solr
4 8 (1.56%) Apache ServiceMix
5 6 (1.17%) Tomcat
6 5 (0.97%) BizTalk Server
6 5 (0.97%) WebSphere
6 5 (0.97%) SharePoint 2010
6 5 (0.97%) OpenStack
6 5 (0.97%) Adobe CQ
7 4 (0.78%) JBoss
7 4 (0.78%) WebLogic
8 3 (0.58%) Sitecore CMS
9 2 (0.39%) nginx
9 2 (0.39%) uiautomator
9 2 (0.39%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.39%) IIS
9 2 (0.39%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 8 (1.56%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.17%) MS Visio
3 5 (0.97%) Photoshop
3 5 (0.97%) MS Office
4 4 (0.78%) MS Project
5 3 (0.58%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.39%) InfoPath
6 2 (0.39%) Niku Workbench
Business Applications
1 5 (0.97%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.78%) Maximo
3 1 (0.19%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.78%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (0.78%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (0.78%) SaaS
2 1 (0.19%) PaaS
2 1 (0.19%) Heroku
2 1 (0.19%) Route 53
2 1 (0.19%) IaaS
2 1 (0.19%) Trello
2 1 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.19%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 24 (4.68%) HTTP
2 8 (1.56%) TCP/IP
2 8 (1.56%) SSL
3 6 (1.17%) Firewall
3 6 (1.17%) GPRS
3 6 (1.17%) LAN
3 6 (1.17%) WAN
3 6 (1.17%) Intranet
4 5 (0.97%) Radio Access Network
4 5 (0.97%) ATM
4 5 (0.97%) Ethernet
4 5 (0.97%) SDH
4 5 (0.97%) UMTS
4 5 (0.97%) GSM
4 5 (0.97%) RNC
5 4 (0.78%) Internet
6 3 (0.58%) DNS
7 1 (0.19%) SAN
7 1 (0.19%) Network Security
7 1 (0.19%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (9.75%) SQL Server
2 44 (8.58%) MongoDB
3 22 (4.29%) MySQL
4 21 (4.09%) NoSQL
5 18 (3.51%) SQL Server 2008
6 17 (3.31%) PostgreSQL
6 17 (3.31%) Relational Database
7 16 (3.12%) Riak
8 14 (2.73%) CouchDB
9 13 (2.53%) Neo4j
9 13 (2.53%) Hypertable
10 12 (2.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 11 (2.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 10 (1.95%) SQL Server 2012
13 8 (1.56%) Redis
13 8 (1.56%) Apache Cassandra
13 8 (1.56%) SQL Server 2005
14 6 (1.17%) Pentaho
15 5 (0.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 5 (0.97%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 27 (5.26%) Subversion
2 24 (4.68%) Git (software)
3 22 (4.29%) Cucumber
4 16 (3.12%) Jenkins
4 16 (3.12%) Selenium
5 13 (2.53%) Fiddler
5 13 (2.53%) Visual Studio
6 10 (1.95%) JUnit
6 10 (1.95%) Team Foundation Server
7 9 (1.75%) MSTest
8 8 (1.56%) JIRA
9 6 (1.17%) JMeter
9 6 (1.17%) NUnit
10 5 (0.97%) SpecFlow
10 5 (0.97%) QUnit
11 4 (0.78%) Hudson
11 4 (0.78%) SoapUI
12 3 (0.58%) PHPUnit
12 3 (0.58%) Eclipse
13 2 (0.39%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 65 (12.67%) Finance
2 18 (3.51%) Telecoms
3 14 (2.73%) Law
4 11 (2.14%) Retail
5 10 (1.95%) Banking
6 5 (0.97%) Advertising
7 4 (0.78%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.58%) Games
8 3 (0.58%) Legal
9 2 (0.39%) Back Office
9 2 (0.39%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.39%) Retail Banking
9 2 (0.39%) Marketing
10 1 (0.19%) Local Government
10 1 (0.19%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 179 (34.89%) Developer
2 72 (14.04%) Analyst
3 54 (10.53%) .NET Developer
4 45 (8.77%) Java Developer
4 45 (8.77%) Project Manager
5 43 (8.38%) Business Analyst
6 31 (6.04%) DevOps Engineer
7 29 (5.65%) Architect
8 22 (4.29%) Test Analyst
8 22 (4.29%) Senior Developer
9 21 (4.09%) Agile Coach
10 20 (3.90%) Programme Manager
10 20 (3.90%) Front-End Developer
11 19 (3.70%) Delivery Manager
12 18 (3.51%) Tester
12 18 (3.51%) Designer
13 17 (3.31%) Senior Analyst
14 14 (2.73%) C# Developer
14 14 (2.73%) SQL Developer
14 14 (2.73%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (18.32%) HTML
2 90 (17.54%) .NET
3 72 (14.04%) CSS
4 66 (12.87%) Web Services
5 63 (12.28%) ASP.NET
6 51 (9.94%) jQuery
7 47 (9.16%) ASP.NET MVC
8 41 (7.99%) .NET Framework
9 34 (6.63%) REST
10 33 (6.43%) Hibernate
11 30 (5.85%) ASP.NET MVC 3
12 28 (5.46%) J2EE
13 27 (5.26%) ASP.NET Web API
14 25 (4.87%) Ajax
15 22 (4.29%) XML
15 22 (4.29%) Spring
16 20 (3.90%) CSS3
17 19 (3.70%) HTML5
18 16 (3.12%) Spring MVC
19 13 (2.53%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 48 (9.36%) Open Source
2 41 (7.99%) Analytical Skills
3 30 (5.85%) User Experience
4 29 (5.65%) NHS
5 12 (2.34%) Enterprise Software
6 8 (1.56%) Management Information System
7 6 (1.17%) PKI
8 5 (0.97%) Smartcard
8 5 (0.97%) Algorithms
8 5 (0.97%) Social Media
8 5 (0.97%) Clustering
9 4 (0.78%) Smart Meter
10 3 (0.58%) Mobile App
10 3 (0.58%) Client/Server
10 3 (0.58%) Computer Science
11 2 (0.39%) Ontologies
11 2 (0.39%) Streaming Video
11 2 (0.39%) Replication
11 2 (0.39%) N-Tier
11 2 (0.39%) Chemistry
Operating Systems
1 68 (13.26%) Linux
2 33 (6.43%) UNIX
3 16 (3.12%) Mac OS X
4 11 (2.14%) Windows
5 9 (1.75%) Android
6 5 (0.97%) CentOS
7 4 (0.78%) Windows 7
7 4 (0.78%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.19%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (17.93%) Project Management
2 81 (15.79%) Scrum
3 79 (15.40%) TDD
4 68 (13.26%) MVC
5 65 (12.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 56 (10.92%) Continuous Integration
7 50 (9.75%) Waterfall
8 48 (9.36%) Software Engineering
9 45 (8.77%) Web Development
10 44 (8.58%) DevOps
10 44 (8.58%) Mentoring
11 43 (8.38%) Configuration Management
12 42 (8.19%) User Stories
12 42 (8.19%) Automated Testing
13 38 (7.41%) PRINCE2
14 36 (7.02%) BDD
14 36 (7.02%) Agile Project Management
15 31 (6.04%) Dependency Injection
16 29 (5.65%) Web Design
17 28 (5.46%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 117 (22.81%) Java
2 103 (20.08%) C#
3 99 (19.30%) JavaScript
4 92 (17.93%) SQL
5 67 (13.06%) Ruby
6 53 (10.33%) Python
7 51 (9.94%) PHP
8 23 (4.48%) Bash Shell
9 20 (3.90%) C
10 16 (3.12%) Shell Script
11 10 (1.95%) C++
11 10 (1.95%) Scala
12 7 (1.36%) VB
13 5 (0.97%) PowerShell
14 4 (0.78%) T-SQL
15 2 (0.39%) PL/SQL
15 2 (0.39%) Perl
15 2 (0.39%) SPARQL
15 2 (0.39%) PHP5
16 1 (0.19%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 20 (3.90%) Security Cleared
2 15 (2.92%) ISEB
3 10 (1.95%) ISTQB
4 8 (1.56%) Degree
4 8 (1.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 4 (0.78%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 3 (0.58%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (0.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (0.39%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.39%) MCTS
7 2 (0.39%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.19%) MCITP
8 1 (0.19%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.19%) PMP
8 1 (0.19%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (3.31%) QA
2 6 (1.17%) SLA
2 6 (1.17%) COBIT
3 1 (0.19%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (0.58%) Firmware
2 2 (0.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.19%) UAG
3 1 (0.19%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.19%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 36 (7.02%) Puppet
1 36 (7.02%) Opscode Chef
2 18 (3.51%) Graphite
3 13 (2.53%) Ansible
3 13 (2.53%) CFEngine
3 13 (2.53%) Cobbler
3 13 (2.53%) Tivoli
3 13 (2.53%) Nagios
4 6 (1.17%) OpenIDM
5 3 (0.58%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (0.58%) Salt
6 2 (0.39%) HAProxy
6 2 (0.39%) Vagrant
7 1 (0.19%) SCCM
7 1 (0.19%) SCOM
7 1 (0.19%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 38 (7.41%) Oracle
2 18 (3.51%) Microsoft
2 18 (3.51%) Splunk
3 15 (2.92%) hybris
4 13 (2.53%) SaltStack
5 8 (1.56%) Zend
5 8 (1.56%) Red Hat
6 7 (1.36%) ATG
6 7 (1.36%) IBM
7 6 (1.17%) Cisco
7 6 (1.17%) CheckPoint
8 5 (0.97%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
8 5 (0.97%) Ericsson
9 4 (0.78%) VMware
9 4 (0.78%) Twitter
9 4 (0.78%) Adobe
10 3 (0.58%) Sitecore
11 2 (0.39%) Niku
11 2 (0.39%) Kofax
12 1 (0.19%) Open Text
Leeds
Real Staffing
Rate: £280 - £320 per day + Negotiable on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £450 per day + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: Market rate
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £390 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £420 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Leeds
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £475 per day + depending on experience
Posted: 8 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £340 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £425.00 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Leeds
Real Staffing
Rate: £330 - £380 per day + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £250.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 22 days ago
Leeds
Annapurna
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 25 days ago
Leeds
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £600 - 700 per day
Posted: 25 days ago