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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 5 16 25
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +9
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 166 71 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 14.22% 9.28% 4.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 18.14% 12.28% 6.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 51 32
Average daily rate £325 £300 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £195 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £417 £425 £374
UK excluding London average daily rate £359 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.64% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.50 £34.95 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+24.46% -5.54%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
915 578 655
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 78.41% 75.56% 71.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 607 309 371
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £434 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 13 17
Average hourly rate £19.00 £15.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £12.00 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £110.00 £24.10 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
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 17 April 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 17 April 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 94 (32.08%) Scrum
2 90 (30.72%) .NET
3 80 (27.30%) JavaScript
4 78 (26.62%) SQL
5 74 (25.26%) HTML
6 73 (24.91%) C#
7 66 (22.53%) SQL Server
8 55 (18.77%) jQuery
9 50 (17.06%) ASP.NET
9 50 (17.06%) Web Services
10 49 (16.72%) CSS
10 49 (16.72%) Finance
11 48 (16.38%) MVC
11 48 (16.38%) PHP
12 47 (16.04%) TDD
13 45 (15.36%) OO
14 41 (13.99%) Microsoft
14 41 (13.99%) HTML5
15 36 (12.29%) Java
16 35 (11.95%) ASP.NET MVC
17 32 (10.92%) Project Management
18 31 (10.58%) Oracle
18 31 (10.58%) QA
19 29 (9.90%) Software Engineering
20 28 (9.56%) Automated Testing
20 28 (9.56%) Windows
21 27 (9.22%) Visual Studio
22 26 (8.87%) SharePoint
22 26 (8.87%) Continuous Integration
23 24 (8.19%) Test Strategy

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (8.87%) SharePoint
2 13 (4.44%) CMS
3 10 (3.41%) SharePoint Server
4 8 (2.73%) ColdFusion
5 7 (2.39%) SharePoint 2010
6 6 (2.05%) BizTalk Server
6 6 (2.05%) IIS
7 5 (1.71%) MS Exchange
8 4 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (1.37%) nginx
8 4 (1.37%) Node.js
9 3 (1.02%) Adobe CQ
10 2 (0.68%) Sitecore CMS
10 2 (0.68%) Apache
11 1 (0.34%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.34%) SAS
11 1 (0.34%) GlassFish
11 1 (0.34%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.34%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.34%) Confluence
Applications
1 16 (5.46%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.73%) InfoPath
2 8 (2.73%) MS Project
2 8 (2.73%) MS Office
3 6 (2.05%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (2.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.34%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (1.71%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.68%) SaaS
3 2 (0.68%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.71%) WAN
1 5 (1.71%) NAS
2 4 (1.37%) LAN
2 4 (1.37%) TCP/IP
2 4 (1.37%) SMTP
2 4 (1.37%) SAN
2 4 (1.37%) Intranet
2 4 (1.37%) Internet
2 4 (1.37%) Firewall
3 2 (0.68%) FTP
4 1 (0.34%) HTTP
4 1 (0.34%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (22.53%) SQL Server
2 22 (7.51%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (3.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (3.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (2.39%) Oracle OLAP
4 7 (2.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 7 (2.39%) OLAP
5 6 (2.05%) MySQL
6 4 (1.37%) EDRMS
6 4 (1.37%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (1.37%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (1.37%) Redis
6 4 (1.37%) Riak
7 3 (1.02%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (1.02%) MongoDB
7 3 (1.02%) NoSQL
7 3 (1.02%) Jackrabbit
8 2 (0.68%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.34%) DataStage
9 1 (0.34%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 27 (9.22%) Visual Studio
2 21 (7.17%) Selenium
2 21 (7.17%) Team Foundation Server
3 19 (6.48%) JIRA
4 9 (3.07%) JMeter
5 8 (2.73%) Git (software)
5 8 (2.73%) PhoneGap
6 7 (2.39%) WebDriver
7 6 (2.05%) NUnit
8 5 (1.71%) RSpec
8 5 (1.71%) Cucumber
9 4 (1.37%) PHPUnit
9 4 (1.37%) Eclipse
10 2 (0.68%) JUnit
10 2 (0.68%) Subversion
10 2 (0.68%) MSTest
10 2 (0.68%) ERwin
10 2 (0.68%) Jenkins
11 1 (0.34%) Appcelerator Titanium
11 1 (0.34%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 49 (16.72%) Finance
2 6 (2.05%) Publishing
2 6 (2.05%) Banking
3 5 (1.71%) Back Office
4 4 (1.37%) Local Government
5 3 (1.02%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.68%) Advertising
6 2 (0.68%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.34%) Marketing
7 1 (0.34%) Retail
7 1 (0.34%) Electronics
7 1 (0.34%) Law
Job Titles
1 132 (45.05%) Developer
2 37 (12.63%) Analyst
3 29 (9.90%) Project Manager
4 27 (9.22%) .NET Developer
5 21 (7.17%) Test Analyst
6 20 (6.83%) Tester
7 19 (6.48%) Web Developer
8 17 (5.80%) UI Developer
9 16 (5.46%) UI Programmer
9 16 (5.46%) PHP Developer
10 15 (5.12%) Test Leader
10 15 (5.12%) Agile Project Manager
11 14 (4.78%) ScrumMaster
11 14 (4.78%) Business Analyst
12 13 (4.44%) Test Manager
12 13 (4.44%) Front-End Developer
13 12 (4.10%) Software Developer
13 12 (4.10%) Architect
14 11 (3.75%) Technical Architect
15 10 (3.41%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (30.72%) .NET
2 74 (25.26%) HTML
3 55 (18.77%) jQuery
4 50 (17.06%) ASP.NET
4 50 (17.06%) Web Services
5 49 (16.72%) CSS
6 41 (13.99%) HTML5
7 35 (11.95%) ASP.NET MVC
8 23 (7.85%) WCF
9 21 (7.17%) CSS3
10 20 (6.83%) XML
11 17 (5.80%) WinForms
11 17 (5.80%) WPF
12 16 (5.46%) .NET Framework
13 13 (4.44%) ASP.NET MVC 3
14 12 (4.10%) J2EE
15 11 (3.75%) ASP.NET Web API
16 10 (3.41%) Ajax
17 8 (2.73%) Symfony
17 8 (2.73%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 15 (5.12%) Enterprise Software
2 13 (4.44%) Mobile App
3 11 (3.75%) NHS
3 11 (3.75%) Open Source
4 8 (2.73%) 3D Graphics
5 7 (2.39%) Client/Server
6 5 (1.71%) Blackberry
6 5 (1.71%) Semantic Web
6 5 (1.71%) Social Media
7 4 (1.37%) Reference Data
8 3 (1.02%) Smartphone
8 3 (1.02%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.68%) Data Integration
9 2 (0.68%) iPhone
9 2 (0.68%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.34%) Equities
10 1 (0.34%) Tandem
10 1 (0.34%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.34%) Firmware
10 1 (0.34%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 28 (9.56%) Windows
2 10 (3.41%) Linux
3 9 (3.07%) UNIX
3 9 (3.07%) Android
4 7 (2.39%) Apple iOS
5 4 (1.37%) BlackBerry OS
5 4 (1.37%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (1.37%) Windows Phone
5 4 (1.37%) Windows 7
5 4 (1.37%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (1.37%) Windows Mobile
6 3 (1.02%) Windows XP
6 3 (1.02%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.34%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (32.08%) Scrum
2 48 (16.38%) MVC
3 47 (16.04%) TDD
4 45 (15.36%) OO
5 32 (10.92%) Project Management
6 29 (9.90%) Software Engineering
7 28 (9.56%) Automated Testing
8 26 (8.87%) Continuous Integration
9 24 (8.19%) Test Strategy
10 23 (7.85%) Test Scripting
10 23 (7.85%) PRINCE2
11 22 (7.51%) Web Development
12 20 (6.83%) OOP
12 20 (6.83%) Stakeholder Management
13 17 (5.80%) BDD
14 16 (5.46%) Service Delivery
15 15 (5.12%) Service Management
16 14 (4.78%) Data Management
16 14 (4.78%) Kanban
17 13 (4.44%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 80 (27.30%) JavaScript
2 78 (26.62%) SQL
3 73 (24.91%) C#
4 48 (16.38%) PHP
5 36 (12.29%) Java
6 16 (5.46%) PL/SQL
7 14 (4.78%) VB.NET
8 13 (4.44%) T-SQL
9 10 (3.41%) Python
10 6 (2.05%) VB
10 6 (2.05%) C++
11 4 (1.37%) XAML
11 4 (1.37%) Ruby
11 4 (1.37%) PowerShell
12 3 (1.02%) PHP5
13 2 (0.68%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.34%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.34%) VB6
14 1 (0.34%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.34%) VC++
Qualifications
1 14 (4.78%) ISEB
2 7 (2.39%) Security Cleared
3 5 (1.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (1.02%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (1.02%) MCSE
5 2 (0.68%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.34%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.34%) Degree
6 1 (0.34%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (10.58%) QA
2 4 (1.37%) ISO 9000
2 4 (1.37%) SLA
3 1 (0.34%) FATCA
System Software
1 5 (1.71%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.34%) XenServer
3 1 (0.34%) vSphere
3 1 (0.34%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (2.05%) Puppet
2 3 (1.02%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.34%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.34%) Cobbler
3 1 (0.34%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 41 (13.99%) Microsoft
2 31 (10.58%) Oracle
3 16 (5.46%) Zend
4 9 (3.07%) Adobe
5 8 (2.73%) Sencha
6 4 (1.37%) Splunk
6 4 (1.37%) Cisco
6 4 (1.37%) QNX
6 4 (1.37%) Kofax
7 3 (1.02%) JD Edwards
8 2 (0.68%) Perforce
8 2 (0.68%) VMware
8 2 (0.68%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.34%) EnterpriseDB
9 1 (0.34%) hybris
9 1 (0.34%) Teradata
9 1 (0.34%) Volantis
9 1 (0.34%) Cognos
9 1 (0.34%) HP
9 1 (0.34%) Red Hat
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £390 - £410 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £250 - £375 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Rate: £300 - £330 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds
Neon Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £400 per day Depending on Experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Rate: From £380 to £425 per day depending on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds
Real Staffing
Rate: £360 - £425 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis IT
Rate: £250 - £312 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis IT
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis IT
Rate: £250.00 - £312.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Integrity IT Solutions
Rate: Unspecified Excellent Rates
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £500 to £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis IT
Rate: £400.00 - £440.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Enterprise Partners
Rate: £800 - £900 per day + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Leeds
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £450 per day + 9 month contracts
Posted: 9 days ago
Leeds
Neon Recruitment
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 19 days ago