The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Leeds region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 13 29 20
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -9
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 92 53 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 8.65% 5.84% 8.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.87% 7.70% 11.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 27 54
Average daily rate
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£325 £301 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.15% +0.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £340
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +6.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
Average hourly rate £13.00 £41.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-68.67% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £40.00 £37.25
% change year-on-year
-4.37% +7.38%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
846 688 809
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 79.51% 75.85% 72.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 582 375 481
Average daily rate £340 £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.80% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £213 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £440 £446
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 24 14
Average hourly rate £13.50 £38.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-64.47% +153.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.68 £29.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.50 £45.00 £62.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Agile Software Development
West Yorkshire

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 July 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 July 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 86 (33.46%) .NET
2 80 (31.13%) Scrum
3 69 (26.85%) SQL
4 68 (26.46%) C#
5 64 (24.90%) JavaScript
6 61 (23.74%) HTML
7 55 (21.40%) MVC
8 53 (20.62%) Finance
9 50 (19.46%) SQL Server
10 48 (18.68%) CSS
11 44 (17.12%) Microsoft
12 42 (16.34%) jQuery
13 41 (15.95%) Web Services
14 40 (15.56%) OO
15 38 (14.79%) TDD
16 37 (14.40%) ASP.NET
17 35 (13.62%) Java
18 34 (13.23%) Test Scripting
19 32 (12.45%) PHP
20 31 (12.06%) Project Management
21 25 (9.73%) VB.NET
22 24 (9.34%) ASP.NET MVC
22 24 (9.34%) BDD
23 23 (8.95%) Oracle
23 23 (8.95%) WCF
24 22 (8.56%) Automated Testing
24 22 (8.56%) Visual Studio
24 22 (8.56%) Windows
25 21 (8.17%) HTML5
26 19 (7.39%) SharePoint

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 19 (7.39%) SharePoint
2 11 (4.28%) CMS
3 8 (3.11%) SharePoint 2010
4 7 (2.72%) BizTalk Server
4 7 (2.72%) ColdFusion
5 5 (1.95%) MS Exchange
5 5 (1.95%) IIS
5 5 (1.95%) nginx
6 4 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (1.56%) Apache Solr
7 3 (1.17%) SharePoint Server
7 3 (1.17%) Apache ServiceMix
8 2 (0.78%) Node.js
8 2 (0.78%) Sitecore CMS
8 2 (0.78%) Apache
9 1 (0.39%) SAS
9 1 (0.39%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.39%) GlassFish
Applications
1 12 (4.67%) MS Excel
2 10 (3.89%) MS Office
3 5 (1.95%) Photoshop
4 4 (1.56%) MS Project
5 2 (0.78%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.39%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 4 (1.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.39%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.78%) IaaS
2 2 (0.78%) SaaS
2 2 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.95%) WAN
1 5 (1.95%) Internet
1 5 (1.95%) NAS
2 4 (1.56%) Firewall
2 4 (1.56%) Intranet
2 4 (1.56%) SAN
2 4 (1.56%) SMTP
2 4 (1.56%) LAN
2 4 (1.56%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.78%) FTP
4 1 (0.39%) HTTP
4 1 (0.39%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (19.46%) SQL Server
2 10 (3.89%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (2.72%) MySQL
3 7 (2.72%) Redis
3 7 (2.72%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (1.95%) Riak
6 4 (1.56%) NoSQL
6 4 (1.56%) EDRMS
7 3 (1.17%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (0.78%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (0.78%) MongoDB
8 2 (0.78%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.39%) Spotfire
9 1 (0.39%) MS Access
9 1 (0.39%) DataStage
9 1 (0.39%) CouchDB
9 1 (0.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.39%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 22 (8.56%) Visual Studio
2 18 (7.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 16 (6.23%) Selenium
4 10 (3.89%) Cucumber
4 10 (3.89%) JIRA
5 7 (2.72%) JMeter
6 5 (1.95%) WebDriver
6 5 (1.95%) RSpec
7 4 (1.56%) Jenkins
7 4 (1.56%) Git (software)
7 4 (1.56%) Maven
8 2 (0.78%) PHPUnit
8 2 (0.78%) ERwin
9 1 (0.39%) Subversion
9 1 (0.39%) NUnit
9 1 (0.39%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.39%) Ant
9 1 (0.39%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 1 (0.39%) LoadRunner
9 1 (0.39%) MSTest
General
1 53 (20.62%) Finance
2 8 (3.11%) Banking
3 5 (1.95%) Back Office
4 4 (1.56%) Retail
4 4 (1.56%) Publishing
5 3 (1.17%) Local Government
6 2 (0.78%) Investment Banking
6 2 (0.78%) Advertising
7 1 (0.39%) Marketing
7 1 (0.39%) Law
7 1 (0.39%) Legal
7 1 (0.39%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 118 (45.91%) Developer
2 37 (14.40%) Analyst
3 30 (11.67%) .NET Developer
4 29 (11.28%) Tester
5 23 (8.95%) Project Manager
6 18 (7.00%) Test Analyst
7 17 (6.61%) Business Analyst
8 15 (5.84%) Architect
8 15 (5.84%) Web Developer
9 14 (5.45%) PHP Developer
10 13 (5.06%) Test Leader
11 11 (4.28%) C# Developer
11 11 (4.28%) Java Developer
11 11 (4.28%) Software Developer
11 11 (4.28%) Agile Project Manager
12 10 (3.89%) UI Developer
12 10 (3.89%) UI Programmer
12 10 (3.89%) Technical Architect
13 9 (3.50%) ScrumMaster
14 7 (2.72%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (33.46%) .NET
2 61 (23.74%) HTML
3 48 (18.68%) CSS
4 42 (16.34%) jQuery
5 41 (15.95%) Web Services
6 37 (14.40%) ASP.NET
7 24 (9.34%) ASP.NET MVC
8 23 (8.95%) WCF
9 21 (8.17%) HTML5
10 19 (7.39%) .NET Framework
10 19 (7.39%) WinForms
11 14 (5.45%) CSS3
12 13 (5.06%) XML
12 13 (5.06%) J2EE
13 10 (3.89%) ASP.NET MVC 3
14 9 (3.50%) Spring
15 8 (3.11%) ASP.NET Web API
15 8 (3.11%) Backbone.js
15 8 (3.11%) Spring MVC
16 7 (2.72%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 11 (4.28%) Enterprise Software
2 9 (3.50%) Open Source
3 7 (2.72%) NHS
4 5 (1.95%) Semantic Web
4 5 (1.95%) Reference Data
5 4 (1.56%) Mobile App
5 4 (1.56%) N-Tier
5 4 (1.56%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.17%) Client/Server
6 3 (1.17%) Data Integration
7 2 (0.78%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.78%) Graphic Design
8 1 (0.39%) Equities
8 1 (0.39%) Cryptography
8 1 (0.39%) Tandem
8 1 (0.39%) Statistics
8 1 (0.39%) PKI
8 1 (0.39%) Wiki
8 1 (0.39%) PMI
8 1 (0.39%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 22 (8.56%) Windows
2 10 (3.89%) UNIX
3 8 (3.11%) Windows 7
4 7 (2.72%) Linux
5 5 (1.95%) Android
6 4 (1.56%) Apple iOS
6 4 (1.56%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (1.17%) Windows XP
8 2 (0.78%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.78%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.39%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.39%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.39%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (31.13%) Scrum
2 55 (21.40%) MVC
3 40 (15.56%) OO
4 38 (14.79%) TDD
5 34 (13.23%) Test Scripting
6 31 (12.06%) Project Management
7 24 (9.34%) BDD
8 22 (8.56%) Automated Testing
9 18 (7.00%) Web Development
10 17 (6.61%) Continuous Integration
11 16 (6.23%) OOP
11 16 (6.23%) Software Engineering
12 15 (5.84%) PRINCE2
13 14 (5.45%) Stakeholder Management
13 14 (5.45%) Unit Testing
13 14 (5.45%) Test Strategy
14 13 (5.06%) Agile Project Management
14 13 (5.06%) Data Analysis
15 12 (4.67%) Business Analysis
16 11 (4.28%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 69 (26.85%) SQL
2 68 (26.46%) C#
3 64 (24.90%) JavaScript
4 35 (13.62%) Java
5 32 (12.45%) PHP
6 25 (9.73%) VB.NET
7 12 (4.67%) PL/SQL
8 10 (3.89%) Python
9 7 (2.72%) C++
10 5 (1.95%) VB
10 5 (1.95%) PowerShell
11 4 (1.56%) PHP5
11 4 (1.56%) Ruby
12 2 (0.78%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.39%) Delphi
13 1 (0.39%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 13 (5.06%) ISEB
2 5 (1.95%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.17%) Degree
3 3 (1.17%) MCSE
3 3 (1.17%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (1.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (0.78%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (0.78%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.39%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.39%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (7.39%) QA
2 2 (0.78%) AIFMD
2 2 (0.78%) FATCA
3 1 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.39%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.39%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 5 (1.95%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.78%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (1.95%) Puppet
2 3 (1.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 44 (17.12%) Microsoft
2 23 (8.95%) Oracle
3 11 (4.28%) Zend
4 7 (2.72%) Splunk
5 6 (2.33%) Adobe
6 4 (1.56%) hybris
6 4 (1.56%) Kofax
6 4 (1.56%) Cisco
7 3 (1.17%) Twitter
8 2 (0.78%) Sitecore
8 2 (0.78%) VMware
9 1 (0.39%) Teradata
9 1 (0.39%) Google
9 1 (0.39%) Cognos
9 1 (0.39%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.39%) Apple
9 1 (0.39%) HP
9 1 (0.39%) Xamarin
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