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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 3 4 4
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 169 155 193
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 16.92% 17.49% 17.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 21.61% 21.95% 22.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 94 118
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £225 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £354 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +1.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 0
Average hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £41.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-12.12% +10.00%
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
782 706 845
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 78.28% 79.68% 77.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 509 389 479
Average daily rate £350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £243 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £367 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.17% +1.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 21 11
Average hourly rate £11.43 £45.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-74.61% +221.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.20 £28.40 £10.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £80.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -

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 23 September 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 23 September 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.

1 137 (28.90%) C#
2 118 (24.89%) .NET
3 112 (23.63%) Scrum
4 111 (23.42%) Java
5 100 (21.10%) MVC
6 99 (20.89%) JavaScript
7 92 (19.41%) SQL
7 92 (19.41%) Finance
8 88 (18.57%) TDD
9 84 (17.72%) PHP
10 82 (17.30%) HTML
11 69 (14.56%) ASP.NET
11 69 (14.56%) CSS
12 68 (14.35%) SQL Server
13 63 (13.29%) Web Services
14 51 (10.76%) OO
15 49 (10.34%) BDD
16 48 (10.13%) jQuery
17 42 (8.86%) Software Engineering
17 42 (8.86%) ASP.NET MVC
18 41 (8.65%) Enterprise Software
19 40 (8.44%) Project Management
20 38 (8.02%) User Stories
21 37 (7.81%) E-Commerce
21 37 (7.81%) XML
21 37 (7.81%) Continuous Integration
21 37 (7.81%) QA
22 35 (7.38%) Web Development
22 35 (7.38%) .NET Framework
22 35 (7.38%) Microsoft

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 26 (5.49%) SharePoint
2 14 (2.95%) CMS
3 10 (2.11%) SharePoint 2010
3 10 (2.11%) BizTalk Server
4 8 (1.69%) Apache Solr
4 8 (1.69%) Drupal
4 8 (1.69%) Tomcat
5 7 (1.48%) Apache
6 6 (1.27%) nginx
7 5 (1.05%) Apache ServiceMix
8 4 (0.84%) Adobe CQ
8 4 (0.84%) WebSphere
8 4 (0.84%) WebLogic
9 3 (0.63%) ColdFusion
9 3 (0.63%) SharePoint Server
9 3 (0.63%) Node.js
9 3 (0.63%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.21%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.21%) IIS
10 1 (0.21%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 9 (1.90%) MS Excel
2 8 (1.69%) MS Project
2 8 (1.69%) MS Visio
3 5 (1.05%) Photoshop
4 4 (0.84%) MS Office
5 3 (0.63%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.42%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.21%) Niku Workbench
Business Applications
1 7 (1.48%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.42%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.21%) Heroku
2 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.11%) Intranet
2 7 (1.48%) Internet
3 5 (1.05%) HTTP
4 2 (0.42%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.21%) ATM
5 1 (0.21%) GSM
5 1 (0.21%) SDH
5 1 (0.21%) UMTS
5 1 (0.21%) VPN
5 1 (0.21%) DNS
5 1 (0.21%) DSL
5 1 (0.21%) IP Telephony
5 1 (0.21%) Firewall
5 1 (0.21%) RNC
5 1 (0.21%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (14.35%) SQL Server
2 23 (4.85%) MySQL
3 21 (4.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 20 (4.22%) SQL Server 2008
5 16 (3.38%) SQL Server 2005
5 16 (3.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 14 (2.95%) Star Schema
7 9 (1.90%) PostgreSQL
7 9 (1.90%) NoSQL
8 8 (1.69%) Redis
9 6 (1.27%) MongoDB
10 5 (1.05%) EDRMS
10 5 (1.05%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (1.05%) Apache Cassandra
10 5 (1.05%) Riak
11 4 (0.84%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 3 (0.63%) SQL Server 2012
13 2 (0.42%) QlikView
13 2 (0.42%) MS Access
13 2 (0.42%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 29 (6.12%) Selenium
2 27 (5.70%) Visual Studio
3 24 (5.06%) Cucumber
4 20 (4.22%) Team Foundation Server
5 13 (2.74%) Jenkins
6 12 (2.53%) SoapUI
7 11 (2.32%) Maven
8 10 (2.11%) Subversion
9 9 (1.90%) JBehave
9 9 (1.90%) WebDriver
10 8 (1.69%) JIRA
10 8 (1.69%) Eclipse
11 7 (1.48%) MSTest
12 5 (1.05%) Behat
12 5 (1.05%) Git (software)
13 4 (0.84%) NUnit
13 4 (0.84%) JUnit
14 2 (0.42%) JMeter
14 2 (0.42%) QuickTest Pro
14 2 (0.42%) Grunt
General
1 92 (19.41%) Finance
2 16 (3.38%) Banking
3 13 (2.74%) Telecoms
4 12 (2.53%) Retail
5 7 (1.48%) Legal
6 6 (1.27%) Advertising
7 5 (1.05%) Law
8 3 (0.63%) Back Office
9 2 (0.42%) Marketing
9 2 (0.42%) Local Government
9 2 (0.42%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.42%) Publishing
10 1 (0.21%) Billing
10 1 (0.21%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.21%) Interactive Media
Job Titles
1 221 (46.62%) Developer
2 92 (19.41%) Analyst
3 63 (13.29%) .NET Developer
4 54 (11.39%) Business Analyst
5 42 (8.86%) PHP Developer
6 40 (8.44%) Tester
7 37 (7.81%) Project Manager
8 33 (6.96%) Java Developer
9 30 (6.33%) Test Analyst
10 25 (5.27%) Web Developer
11 23 (4.85%) Agile Business Analyst
12 20 (4.22%) C# Developer
13 17 (3.59%) Architect
13 17 (3.59%) Senior Developer
13 17 (3.59%) PHP Web Developer
14 13 (2.74%) Senior Analyst
14 13 (2.74%) Agile Project Manager
15 12 (2.53%) ScrumMaster
15 12 (2.53%) VB.NET Developer
16 11 (2.32%) Manual Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 118 (24.89%) .NET
2 82 (17.30%) HTML
3 69 (14.56%) ASP.NET
3 69 (14.56%) CSS
4 63 (13.29%) Web Services
5 48 (10.13%) jQuery
6 42 (8.86%) ASP.NET MVC
7 37 (7.81%) XML
8 35 (7.38%) .NET Framework
9 32 (6.75%) WCF
10 27 (5.70%) Spring
11 24 (5.06%) J2EE
12 23 (4.85%) HTML5
13 22 (4.64%) WinForms
14 20 (4.22%) Ajax
14 20 (4.22%) ASP.NET MVC 3
15 19 (4.01%) Spring MVC
16 18 (3.80%) CSS3
17 17 (3.59%) Symfony
17 17 (3.59%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 41 (8.65%) Enterprise Software
2 28 (5.91%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (4.22%) NHS
4 10 (2.11%) Computer Science
5 8 (1.69%) N-Tier
6 6 (1.27%) iPhone
6 6 (1.27%) Open Source
7 5 (1.05%) Digital Media
8 4 (0.84%) iPad
8 4 (0.84%) Physics
8 4 (0.84%) Handset
8 4 (0.84%) Mobile App
8 4 (0.84%) User Experience
9 3 (0.63%) Social Media
9 3 (0.63%) Data Integration
9 3 (0.63%) Reference Data
10 2 (0.42%) Graphic Design
10 2 (0.42%) Clustering
11 1 (0.21%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.21%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 18 (3.80%) Windows
2 14 (2.95%) Linux
3 11 (2.32%) Android
4 9 (1.90%) Apple iOS
5 7 (1.48%) UNIX
6 4 (0.84%) Mac OS
6 4 (0.84%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.21%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.21%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (23.63%) Scrum
2 100 (21.10%) MVC
3 88 (18.57%) TDD
4 51 (10.76%) OO
5 49 (10.34%) BDD
6 42 (8.86%) Software Engineering
7 40 (8.44%) Project Management
8 38 (8.02%) User Stories
9 37 (7.81%) E-Commerce
9 37 (7.81%) Continuous Integration
10 35 (7.38%) Web Development
11 33 (6.96%) Automated Testing
12 32 (6.75%) Business Analysis
13 30 (6.33%) Waterfall
14 28 (5.91%) Stakeholder Management
15 26 (5.49%) Test Scripting
16 20 (4.22%) OOP
17 19 (4.01%) PRINCE2
17 19 (4.01%) Test Automation
17 19 (4.01%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 137 (28.90%) C#
2 111 (23.42%) Java
3 99 (20.89%) JavaScript
4 92 (19.41%) SQL
5 84 (17.72%) PHP
6 27 (5.70%) VB.NET
7 24 (5.06%) Ruby
8 13 (2.74%) Python
9 9 (1.90%) PL/SQL
9 9 (1.90%) PowerShell
10 8 (1.69%) C++
11 5 (1.05%) Objective-C
11 5 (1.05%) Bash Shell
12 4 (0.84%) PHP5
12 4 (0.84%) T-SQL
12 4 (0.84%) VB
13 3 (0.63%) X++
14 2 (0.42%) Shell Script
15 1 (0.21%) C
15 1 (0.21%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 19 (4.01%) ISEB
2 11 (2.32%) Degree
3 6 (1.27%) Security Cleared
4 4 (0.84%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.42%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.21%) MCSE
6 1 (0.21%) CCNA
6 1 (0.21%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.21%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.21%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.21%) MCITP
6 1 (0.21%) APMP
6 1 (0.21%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (7.81%) QA
2 6 (1.27%) COBIT
3 3 (0.63%) AIFMD
3 3 (0.63%) FATCA
4 1 (0.21%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.21%) SLA
4 1 (0.21%) ISO 14001
4 1 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (0.21%) VMware ESX
1 1 (0.21%) Hyper-V
1 1 (0.21%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (1.48%) Puppet
2 3 (0.63%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (0.63%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.42%) Cobbler
3 2 (0.42%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.21%) HAProxy
4 1 (0.21%) Salt
Vendors
1 35 (7.38%) Microsoft
2 32 (6.75%) Zend
3 26 (5.49%) Oracle
4 14 (2.95%) hybris
5 7 (1.48%) Adobe
5 7 (1.48%) Splunk
6 6 (1.27%) ATG
6 6 (1.27%) IBM
7 5 (1.05%) JBoss
7 5 (1.05%) Kofax
8 4 (0.84%) Twitter
9 3 (0.63%) VMware
9 3 (0.63%) Sitecore
10 2 (0.42%) Red Hat
11 1 (0.21%) Xamarin
11 1 (0.21%) Progress
11 1 (0.21%) Unisys
11 1 (0.21%) Cisco
11 1 (0.21%) BEA
11 1 (0.21%) Ericsson
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