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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Agile Software Development over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Agile Software Development
Rank 1 1 3
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 497 492 162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 36.09% 30.05% 16.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 42.19% 35.24% 20.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 329 341 114
Median daily rate £420 £400 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 0
Median hourly rate £30.50 £32.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.68% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.19 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+5.74% +10.86%
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
1178 1396 785
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 85.55% 85.28% 79.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 789 971 510
Median daily rate £420 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.38% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £533 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 28 17
Median hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.61 £10.66 £9.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £37.04 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +32.03%

Agile Software Development
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Leeds region citing Agile Software Development as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 September 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016.

Agile Software Development Hourly Rate Histogram in Leeds

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Agile Software Development also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Leeds region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 405 (37.64%) Java
2 338 (31.41%) Scrum
3 332 (30.86%) TDD
4 305 (28.35%) JavaScript
5 248 (23.05%) HTML
6 211 (19.61%) CSS
7 177 (16.45%) Continuous Integration
8 172 (15.99%) Spring
9 170 (15.80%) Jenkins
10 169 (15.71%) Linux
11 167 (15.52%) User Experience
12 157 (14.59%) Git (software)
13 152 (14.13%) BDD
14 150 (13.94%) RESTful
15 143 (13.29%) Open Source
16 142 (13.20%) HTML5
17 137 (12.73%) DevOps
18 126 (11.71%) Node.js
19 118 (10.97%) Scala
20 115 (10.69%) Analytical Skills
21 112 (10.41%) Kanban
22 109 (10.13%) Puppet
23 106 (9.85%) CSS3
24 105 (9.76%) AngularJS
25 103 (9.57%) MongoDB
25 103 (9.57%) Microservices
25 103 (9.57%) OO
26 96 (8.92%) Finance
27 94 (8.74%) Front End Development
28 93 (8.64%) Ruby

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds 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 50 (4.65%) Confluence
2 23 (2.14%) Tomcat
3 20 (1.86%) Apache
4 18 (1.67%) CMS
5 17 (1.58%) Cloud Foundry
5 17 (1.58%) nginx
6 15 (1.39%) Elasticsearch
7 11 (1.02%) Apache Spark
8 10 (0.93%) Drupal
8 10 (0.93%) OpenStack
8 10 (0.93%) SharePoint
9 9 (0.84%) Apache Solr
10 8 (0.74%) Jetty
11 7 (0.65%) GlassFish
11 7 (0.65%) WordPress
12 6 (0.56%) IIS
12 6 (0.56%) Sitecore CMS
13 5 (0.46%) Skype for Business
14 4 (0.37%) Mule ESB
14 4 (0.37%) WebSphere
Applications
1 28 (2.60%) MS Excel
2 15 (1.39%) MS Office
3 10 (0.93%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 9 (0.84%) MS Project
5 8 (0.74%) MS Visio
5 8 (0.74%) OmniGraffle
5 8 (0.74%) Photoshop
6 7 (0.65%) MS PowerPoint
7 5 (0.46%) Adobe Illustrator
8 3 (0.28%) InVision
9 2 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
10 1 (0.093%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 9 (0.84%) SAP IS-U
2 5 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.37%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (0.37%) Oracle Payables
3 4 (0.37%) Oracle Receivables
4 3 (0.28%) SAP CRM
5 2 (0.19%) Exchequer
5 2 (0.19%) Temenos T24
6 1 (0.093%) FLEXCUBE
6 1 (0.093%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.093%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 42 (3.90%) PaaS
2 41 (3.81%) GitHub
3 35 (3.25%) Amazon AWS
4 29 (2.70%) SaaS
5 28 (2.60%) Microsoft Azure
6 23 (2.14%) IaaS
7 14 (1.30%) Office 365
8 6 (0.56%) Google Analytics
9 4 (0.37%) Amazon S3
10 3 (0.28%) Slack
11 2 (0.19%) AWS CloudFormation
11 2 (0.19%) Azure Active Directory
12 1 (0.093%) CloudBees
12 1 (0.093%) Google Apps
12 1 (0.093%) OpenShift
12 1 (0.093%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 46 (4.28%) HTTP
2 22 (2.04%) Internet
3 12 (1.12%) DNS
4 11 (1.02%) Firewall
5 7 (0.65%) Network Security
6 6 (0.56%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 6 (0.56%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 6 (0.56%) LDAP
7 5 (0.46%) Intranet
8 4 (0.37%) FTP
9 3 (0.28%) TCP/IP
10 2 (0.19%) MPLS
10 2 (0.19%) VLAN
10 2 (0.19%) VoIP
11 1 (0.093%) Cisco Nexus
11 1 (0.093%) LAN
11 1 (0.093%) OpenFlow
11 1 (0.093%) VPLS
11 1 (0.093%) WAN
11 1 (0.093%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 103 (9.57%) MongoDB
2 78 (7.25%) SQL Server
3 72 (6.69%) Relational Database
4 59 (5.48%) NoSQL
5 34 (3.16%) PostgreSQL
6 33 (3.07%) Apache Cassandra
7 30 (2.79%) MySQL
8 18 (1.67%) Redis
9 17 (1.58%) Hadoop
10 14 (1.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 13 (1.21%) Data Warehouse
12 12 (1.12%) CouchDB
13 11 (1.02%) DB2
14 10 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
15 9 (0.84%) RDBMS
16 8 (0.74%) Oracle Database
17 7 (0.65%) Big Data
17 7 (0.65%) MS Access
18 6 (0.56%) Informix
18 6 (0.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 170 (15.80%) Jenkins
2 157 (14.59%) Git (software)
3 90 (8.36%) JIRA
4 81 (7.53%) Selenium
5 62 (5.76%) Cucumber
6 59 (5.48%) JUnit
7 51 (4.74%) Maven
8 46 (4.28%) Subversion
9 38 (3.53%) WebDriver
10 22 (2.04%) Mercurial
11 20 (1.86%) Jasmine
12 15 (1.39%) JMeter
12 15 (1.39%) SoapUI
13 14 (1.30%) Visual Studio
14 13 (1.21%) Grunt
15 10 (0.93%) gulp
15 10 (0.93%) IntelliJ
15 10 (0.93%) Mockito
15 10 (0.93%) Xcode
16 9 (0.84%) TestNG
General
1 96 (8.92%) Finance
2 53 (4.93%) Games
3 30 (2.79%) Retail
4 22 (2.04%) Publishing
5 20 (1.86%) Telecoms
6 19 (1.77%) Banking
7 14 (1.30%) Legal
8 6 (0.56%) Online Betting
8 6 (0.56%) Retail Banking
9 5 (0.46%) Back Office
9 5 (0.46%) Billing
9 5 (0.46%) iGaming
10 4 (0.37%) Marketing
11 2 (0.19%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.19%) Law
12 1 (0.093%) Advertising
12 1 (0.093%) Automotive
12 1 (0.093%) International Banking
12 1 (0.093%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.093%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 522 (48.51%) Developer
2 218 (20.26%) Java Developer
3 130 (12.08%) Analyst
4 79 (7.34%) Business Analyst
5 72 (6.69%) Agile Developer
6 69 (6.41%) Senior Developer
7 68 (6.32%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 63 (5.86%) Architect
9 62 (5.76%) JavaScript Developer
10 56 (5.20%) Scala Developer
11 52 (4.83%) DevOps Engineer
12 51 (4.74%) Senior Java Developer
13 50 (4.65%) Agile Java Developer
14 41 (3.81%) .NET Developer
14 41 (3.81%) Agile Business Analyst
14 41 (3.81%) Java Scala Developer
15 35 (3.25%) Designer
16 34 (3.16%) Project Manager
16 34 (3.16%) User Researcher
17 32 (2.97%) Node.js Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 248 (23.05%) HTML
2 211 (19.61%) CSS
3 172 (15.99%) Spring
4 150 (13.94%) RESTful
5 142 (13.20%) HTML5
6 126 (11.71%) Node.js
7 106 (9.85%) CSS3
8 105 (9.76%) AngularJS
9 83 (7.71%) Hibernate
10 80 (7.43%) React
11 75 (6.97%) .NET
12 71 (6.60%) JSON
13 69 (6.41%) REST
13 69 (6.41%) Web Services
14 60 (5.58%) jQuery
15 48 (4.46%) XML
16 46 (4.28%) RabbitMQ
17 41 (3.81%) ASP.NET
18 38 (3.53%) Play Framework
19 33 (3.07%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 167 (15.52%) User Experience
2 115 (10.69%) Analytical Skills
3 40 (3.72%) Mobile App
4 29 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
5 27 (2.51%) Social Media
6 26 (2.42%) Psychology
7 18 (1.67%) iPhone
8 16 (1.49%) Algorithms
9 15 (1.39%) Management Information System
10 14 (1.30%) iPad
11 13 (1.21%) Data Structures
12 10 (0.93%) Animation
12 10 (0.93%) CESG
13 9 (0.84%) Computer Science
13 9 (0.84%) Cryptography
14 8 (0.74%) Mainframe
15 7 (0.65%) Digital Media
15 7 (0.65%) NHS
16 6 (0.56%) Taxonomies
17 5 (0.46%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 169 (15.71%) Linux
2 41 (3.81%) Unix
3 39 (3.62%) Windows
4 32 (2.97%) Apple iOS
5 27 (2.51%) Android
6 25 (2.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 14 (1.30%) Mac OS X
8 7 (0.65%) Windows Server
9 6 (0.56%) CentOS
10 5 (0.46%) Ubuntu
11 4 (0.37%) Windows Server 2008
12 3 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
13 1 (0.093%) Embedded Linux
13 1 (0.093%) VMS
13 1 (0.093%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.093%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.093%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 338 (31.41%) Scrum
2 332 (30.86%) TDD
3 177 (16.45%) Continuous Integration
4 152 (14.13%) BDD
5 143 (13.29%) Open Source
6 137 (12.73%) DevOps
7 112 (10.41%) Kanban
8 103 (9.57%) Microservices
8 103 (9.57%) OO
9 94 (8.74%) Front End Development
10 91 (8.46%) Software Engineering
11 82 (7.62%) User Stories
12 72 (6.69%) Mentoring
12 72 (6.69%) MVC
13 68 (6.32%) Pair Programming
13 68 (6.32%) Stakeholder Management
14 62 (5.76%) Waterfall
15 61 (5.67%) Automated Testing
16 59 (5.48%) Unit Testing
17 56 (5.20%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 405 (37.64%) Java
2 305 (28.35%) JavaScript
3 118 (10.97%) Scala
4 93 (8.64%) Ruby
5 90 (8.36%) C#
5 90 (8.36%) SQL
6 86 (7.99%) Python
7 47 (4.37%) PHP
8 37 (3.44%) Groovy
9 23 (2.14%) T-SQL
10 20 (1.86%) Clojure
11 18 (1.67%) ES6
11 18 (1.67%) Objective-C
12 17 (1.58%) C++
13 15 (1.39%) Bash Shell
13 15 (1.39%) PowerShell
14 12 (1.12%) C
15 11 (1.02%) ECMAScript
16 9 (0.84%) ABAP
16 9 (0.84%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 45 (4.18%) Degree
2 44 (4.09%) Security Cleared
3 22 (2.04%) BPSS Clearance
4 18 (1.67%) ISEB
5 11 (1.02%) ISTQB
5 11 (1.02%) SC Cleared
6 10 (0.93%) CISSP
7 7 (0.65%) CESG Certified Professional
7 7 (0.65%) CRISC
8 4 (0.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 3 (0.28%) CLAS
10 2 (0.19%) BC Cleared
10 2 (0.19%) DBS Check
10 2 (0.19%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (0.19%) PMI Certification
10 2 (0.19%) PMP
10 2 (0.19%) Sun Certification
11 1 (0.093%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.093%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.093%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (3.90%) QA
2 26 (2.42%) Disclosure Scotland
3 4 (0.37%) WCAG
4 3 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.19%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.093%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.093%) SDET
6 1 (0.093%) SLA
System Software
1 33 (3.07%) Docker
2 22 (2.04%) Virtual Machines
3 16 (1.49%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (0.56%) NFS
4 6 (0.56%) Squid
4 6 (0.56%) Varnish
5 5 (0.46%) Active Directory
6 2 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.093%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.093%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.093%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 109 (10.13%) Puppet
2 61 (5.67%) Opscode Chef
3 21 (1.95%) Ansible
4 10 (0.93%) Graphite
4 10 (0.93%) logstash
5 9 (0.84%) Nagios
6 8 (0.74%) Grafana
6 8 (0.74%) Icinga
6 8 (0.74%) ZABBIX
7 7 (0.65%) HP Quality Center
7 7 (0.65%) Piwik
7 7 (0.65%) Terraform
8 6 (0.56%) Graylog
8 6 (0.56%) HAProxy
8 6 (0.56%) StatsD
9 5 (0.46%) Opsview
10 3 (0.28%) Bareos
10 3 (0.28%) Data Guard
10 3 (0.28%) SCCM
10 3 (0.28%) yum
Vendors
1 55 (5.11%) Oracle
2 33 (3.07%) Microsoft
3 31 (2.88%) Red Hat
4 29 (2.70%) Google
5 27 (2.51%) VMware
6 19 (1.77%) MuleSoft
7 18 (1.67%) Splunk
8 17 (1.58%) Adobe
9 16 (1.49%) New Relic
10 15 (1.39%) Apple
11 12 (1.12%) F5
11 12 (1.12%) HP
12 11 (1.02%) AppDynamics
12 11 (1.02%) SAP
13 8 (0.74%) Cisco
14 7 (0.65%) Atlassian
14 7 (0.65%) Palo Alto
15 6 (0.56%) Sitecore
15 6 (0.56%) Twitter
16 5 (0.46%) Tableau
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