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 1 May 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.

3 months to
1 May 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 582 429 338
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 37.26% 31.45% 29.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 43.66% 36.57% 35.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 450 324 248
Average daily rate £425 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £288 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £422
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £380 £370
% change year-on-year
+8.55% +2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £18.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.25 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+17.36% +2.85%
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
1333 1173 954
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 85.34% 86.00% 82.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 959 807 651
Average daily rate £425 £363 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% +7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £263 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 13 14
Average hourly rate £12.10 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.77% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £13.60 £15.92
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.07 £26.60 £110.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

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 1 May 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 1 May 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.

1 353 (34.54%) Java
2 282 (27.59%) TDD
3 208 (20.35%) Scrum
4 204 (19.96%) JavaScript
5 160 (15.66%) Linux
6 149 (14.58%) HTML
7 138 (13.50%) DevOps
8 137 (13.41%) Spring
9 120 (11.74%) CSS
10 116 (11.35%) Waterfall
11 113 (11.06%) SQL
12 111 (10.86%) Jenkins
13 109 (10.67%) Git (software)
14 107 (10.47%) .NET
15 105 (10.27%) Python
16 100 (9.78%) C#
17 99 (9.69%) Puppet
18 98 (9.59%) BDD
19 96 (9.39%) Project Management
20 94 (9.20%) Open Source
21 93 (9.10%) Finance
22 92 (9.00%) Analytical Skills
23 87 (8.51%) Selenium
24 86 (8.41%) Continuous Integration
25 85 (8.32%) JIRA
26 84 (8.22%) RESTful
27 82 (8.02%) Maven
28 79 (7.73%) Oracle
29 78 (7.63%) HTML5
30 76 (7.44%) REST

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 70 (6.85%) Node.js
2 36 (3.52%) Apache
2 36 (3.52%) Confluence
3 28 (2.74%) Tomcat
4 18 (1.76%) Skype for Business
5 17 (1.66%) SharePoint
6 15 (1.47%) nginx
6 15 (1.47%) OpenStack
7 13 (1.27%) CMS
8 9 (0.88%) WebSphere
9 7 (0.68%) Drupal
9 7 (0.68%) SharePoint 2010
10 6 (0.59%) Apache Solr
10 6 (0.59%) BizTalk Server
11 5 (0.49%) JBoss
11 5 (0.49%) WebSphere Application Server
12 4 (0.39%) Elasticsearch
12 4 (0.39%) Sitecore CMS
13 3 (0.29%) CloudStack
13 3 (0.29%) Jetty
Applications
1 20 (1.96%) MS Excel
1 20 (1.96%) MS Visio
2 15 (1.47%) MS Office
3 13 (1.27%) MS Project
4 9 (0.88%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.39%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 3 (0.29%) OmniGraffle
7 1 (0.098%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.098%) Adobe Captivate
7 1 (0.098%) FrameMaker
7 1 (0.098%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.098%) RoboHelp
7 1 (0.098%) XMetaL
Business Applications
1 9 (0.88%) SAP IS-U
2 4 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.29%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (0.29%) Oracle Payables
3 3 (0.29%) Oracle Receivables
3 3 (0.29%) Payment Gateway
3 3 (0.29%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.098%) BigMachines
4 1 (0.098%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.098%) Eloqua
4 1 (0.098%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.098%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.098%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 30 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (1.86%) Office 365
3 14 (1.37%) Microsoft Azure
4 12 (1.17%) GitHub
4 12 (1.17%) IaaS
5 10 (0.98%) SaaS
6 9 (0.88%) PaaS
7 6 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (0.39%) Amazon S3
8 4 (0.39%) Azure Active Directory
9 3 (0.29%) Google Analytics
10 1 (0.098%) Google Apps
10 1 (0.098%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 26 (2.54%) HTTP
2 19 (1.86%) Internet
3 15 (1.47%) Network Security
4 10 (0.98%) Skype
5 9 (0.88%) DNS
6 6 (0.59%) Intranet
6 6 (0.59%) SNMP
7 5 (0.49%) FTP
8 3 (0.29%) LDAP
9 2 (0.20%) SMS
9 2 (0.20%) TCP/IP
10 1 (0.098%) Bluetooth
10 1 (0.098%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (0.098%) DHCP
10 1 (0.098%) Extranet
10 1 (0.098%) Firewall
10 1 (0.098%) LAN
10 1 (0.098%) SSL
10 1 (0.098%) Structured Cabling
10 1 (0.098%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (7.44%) SQL Server
2 71 (6.95%) MongoDB
3 47 (4.60%) NoSQL
4 37 (3.62%) MySQL
5 36 (3.52%) Relational Database
6 30 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 29 (2.84%) Data Warehouse
8 25 (2.45%) Apache Cassandra
9 21 (2.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 21 (2.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 19 (1.86%) Redis
11 16 (1.57%) PostgreSQL
12 14 (1.37%) CouchDB
13 11 (1.08%) DB2
14 10 (0.98%) Hadoop
14 10 (0.98%) RDBMS
15 8 (0.78%) Data Mining
15 8 (0.78%) Neo4j
15 8 (0.78%) Oracle Database
16 5 (0.49%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 111 (10.86%) Jenkins
2 109 (10.67%) Git (software)
3 87 (8.51%) Selenium
4 85 (8.32%) JIRA
5 82 (8.02%) Maven
6 47 (4.60%) Cucumber
7 31 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
8 28 (2.74%) Subversion
9 26 (2.54%) JUnit
10 25 (2.45%) WebDriver
11 20 (1.96%) SonarQube
12 19 (1.86%) JMeter
12 19 (1.86%) LoadRunner
13 17 (1.66%) Ant
14 15 (1.47%) HP UFT
14 15 (1.47%) Visual Studio
15 14 (1.37%) Appium
15 14 (1.37%) gulp
15 14 (1.37%) Liquibase
16 12 (1.17%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 93 (9.10%) Finance
2 48 (4.70%) Games
2 48 (4.70%) Retail
3 14 (1.37%) Telecoms
4 13 (1.27%) Publishing
5 11 (1.08%) Marketing
6 8 (0.78%) Online Betting
7 7 (0.68%) Law
8 6 (0.59%) Banking
9 5 (0.49%) Legal
10 3 (0.29%) Back Office
10 3 (0.29%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.29%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.20%) Local Government
12 1 (0.098%) Advertising
12 1 (0.098%) Billing
12 1 (0.098%) Electronics
12 1 (0.098%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.098%) iGaming
12 1 (0.098%) Interactive Media
Job Titles
1 421 (41.19%) Developer
2 182 (17.81%) Java Developer
3 102 (9.98%) Analyst
4 73 (7.14%) Senior Developer
5 70 (6.85%) Architect
6 68 (6.65%) Agile Developer
7 63 (6.16%) Agile Java Developer
8 56 (5.48%) Senior Java Developer
9 52 (5.09%) Business Analyst
10 49 (4.79%) Delivery Manager
11 43 (4.21%) User Researcher
12 42 (4.11%) Project Manager
13 40 (3.91%) Technical Architect
14 37 (3.62%) JavaScript Developer
15 34 (3.33%) .NET Developer
15 34 (3.33%) DevOps Engineer
16 31 (3.03%) Digital Delivery Manager
17 30 (2.94%) Test Analyst
17 30 (2.94%) Tester
18 29 (2.84%) Senior Agile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 149 (14.58%) HTML
2 137 (13.41%) Spring
3 120 (11.74%) CSS
4 107 (10.47%) .NET
5 84 (8.22%) RESTful
6 78 (7.63%) HTML5
7 76 (7.44%) Hibernate
7 76 (7.44%) REST
8 74 (7.24%) Web Services
9 72 (7.05%) AngularJS
10 48 (4.70%) CSS3
11 47 (4.60%) jQuery
12 46 (4.50%) JSON
13 44 (4.31%) XML
14 41 (4.01%) RabbitMQ
15 39 (3.82%) ASP.NET
15 39 (3.82%) React
16 26 (2.54%) ASP.NET MVC
17 23 (2.25%) LESS
18 21 (2.05%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 92 (9.00%) Analytical Skills
2 76 (7.44%) User Experience
3 26 (2.54%) Mobile App
4 16 (1.57%) Digital Media
4 16 (1.57%) Enterprise Software
4 16 (1.57%) iPad
4 16 (1.57%) Psychology
5 15 (1.47%) Algorithms
5 15 (1.47%) iPhone
5 15 (1.47%) Management Information System
5 15 (1.47%) Visualisation
6 13 (1.27%) Data Structures
7 12 (1.17%) Animation
7 12 (1.17%) Cryptography
8 10 (0.98%) Wiki
9 9 (0.88%) Computer Science
10 8 (0.78%) e-Learning
10 8 (0.78%) Social Media
11 7 (0.68%) Mainframe
12 6 (0.59%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 160 (15.66%) Linux
2 52 (5.09%) Windows
3 43 (4.21%) Unix
4 26 (2.54%) Mac OS X
5 22 (2.15%) Android
6 21 (2.05%) Apple iOS
7 7 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (0.49%) CentOS
9 4 (0.39%) MVS
9 4 (0.39%) Windows Server
10 3 (0.29%) VME
10 3 (0.29%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.20%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.098%) AIX
12 1 (0.098%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 282 (27.59%) TDD
2 208 (20.35%) Scrum
3 138 (13.50%) DevOps
4 116 (11.35%) Waterfall
5 98 (9.59%) BDD
6 96 (9.39%) Project Management
7 94 (9.20%) Open Source
8 86 (8.41%) Continuous Integration
9 68 (6.65%) User Stories
10 66 (6.46%) Mentoring
11 65 (6.36%) MVC
12 64 (6.26%) SDLC
13 61 (5.97%) Kanban
14 54 (5.28%) Microservices
14 54 (5.28%) Web Development
15 53 (5.19%) Stakeholder Management
16 52 (5.09%) Unit Testing
17 51 (4.99%) Business Intelligence
17 51 (4.99%) Software Engineering
18 48 (4.70%) OO
Programming Languages
1 353 (34.54%) Java
2 204 (19.96%) JavaScript
3 113 (11.06%) SQL
4 105 (10.27%) Python
5 100 (9.78%) C#
6 71 (6.95%) PHP
7 70 (6.85%) Ruby
8 36 (3.52%) T-SQL
9 34 (3.33%) Scala
10 33 (3.23%) C++
11 30 (2.94%) Bash Shell
12 26 (2.54%) Perl
13 20 (1.96%) Shell Script
14 19 (1.86%) PL/SQL
15 15 (1.47%) C
15 15 (1.47%) ES6
16 14 (1.37%) ECMAScript
17 10 (0.98%) PowerShell
18 9 (0.88%) ABAP
18 9 (0.88%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 76 (7.44%) Security Cleared
2 39 (3.82%) SC Cleared
3 36 (3.52%) Degree
4 32 (3.13%) ISEB
5 27 (2.64%) BPSS Clearance
6 26 (2.54%) ISTQB
7 10 (0.98%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 7 (0.68%) BC Cleared
8 7 (0.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 4 (0.39%) CISA
9 4 (0.39%) CISM
9 4 (0.39%) CISSP
9 4 (0.39%) ISACA
10 3 (0.29%) APMP
10 3 (0.29%) CEH
11 2 (0.20%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.20%) PMI Certification
11 2 (0.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 1 (0.098%) PMP
12 1 (0.098%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (5.19%) Disclosure Scotland
2 44 (4.31%) QA
3 16 (1.57%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.29%) SDET
System Software
1 22 (2.15%) Docker
2 14 (1.37%) vSphere
3 4 (0.39%) Varnish
3 4 (0.39%) Xen
4 3 (0.29%) Active Directory
4 3 (0.29%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (0.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.29%) XenServer
5 1 (0.098%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 99 (9.69%) Puppet
2 31 (3.03%) Opscode Chef
3 14 (1.37%) logstash
4 13 (1.27%) ZABBIX
5 12 (1.17%) HP Quality Center
6 10 (0.98%) Piwik
7 9 (0.88%) Bareos
7 9 (0.88%) Cobbler
7 9 (0.88%) Opsview
7 9 (0.88%) yum
8 7 (0.68%) Ansible
8 7 (0.68%) Nagios
9 5 (0.49%) Data Guard
9 5 (0.49%) Oracle RMAN
9 5 (0.49%) Tivoli
10 3 (0.29%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 3 (0.29%) Mesos
10 3 (0.29%) SCCM
11 2 (0.20%) Graphite
11 2 (0.20%) Icinga
Vendors
1 79 (7.73%) Oracle
2 58 (5.68%) Microsoft
3 27 (2.64%) Atlassian
4 24 (2.35%) Red Hat
5 20 (1.96%) HP
6 17 (1.66%) Apple
7 15 (1.47%) SAP
8 11 (1.08%) Zend
9 10 (0.98%) IBM
9 10 (0.98%) Sitecore
10 9 (0.88%) Adobe
10 9 (0.88%) Splunk
11 7 (0.68%) VMware
12 6 (0.59%) ServiceNow
12 6 (0.59%) Trillium
13 5 (0.49%) Google
14 4 (0.39%) CA
14 4 (0.39%) SaltStack
14 4 (0.39%) TIBCO
14 4 (0.39%) Twitter
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