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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 2 5 4
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -1
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 224 156 197
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 20.25% 17.03% 18.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 26.42% 21.61% 23.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 96 106
Average daily rate
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£375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £238 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £438 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Average hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £39.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-11.94% +6.00%
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
848 722 842
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 76.67% 78.82% 78.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 567 415 450
Average daily rate £363 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £465 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 18 12
Average hourly rate £13.50 £45.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-70.00% +221.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £15.00 £10.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £80.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.38 £29.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +7.80%

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 October 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 October 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 (30.04%) C#
2 110 (24.12%) .NET
3 102 (22.37%) Java
4 100 (21.93%) JavaScript
5 93 (20.39%) SQL
5 93 (20.39%) Scrum
6 84 (18.42%) HTML
7 83 (18.20%) Finance
8 81 (17.76%) TDD
9 74 (16.23%) MVC
10 69 (15.13%) ASP.NET
11 68 (14.91%) CSS
12 58 (12.72%) SQL Server
13 55 (12.06%) Web Services
14 53 (11.62%) PHP
15 50 (10.96%) Project Management
15 50 (10.96%) Continuous Integration
16 48 (10.53%) jQuery
17 46 (10.09%) Software Engineering
17 46 (10.09%) Ruby
18 45 (9.87%) ASP.NET MVC
19 44 (9.65%) User Stories
20 41 (8.99%) Automated Testing
20 41 (8.99%) .NET Framework
21 40 (8.77%) Web Development
22 39 (8.55%) BDD
23 38 (8.33%) OO
24 33 (7.24%) Enterprise Software
24 33 (7.24%) Mentoring
25 32 (7.02%) Analytical Skills

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 25 (5.48%) SharePoint
2 13 (2.85%) Apache
3 9 (1.97%) SharePoint 2010
4 8 (1.75%) Apache Solr
4 8 (1.75%) Tomcat
4 8 (1.75%) BizTalk Server
4 8 (1.75%) CMS
5 6 (1.32%) Node.js
6 5 (1.10%) OpenStack
7 4 (0.88%) Adobe CQ
7 4 (0.88%) Apache ServiceMix
7 4 (0.88%) WebSphere
7 4 (0.88%) WebLogic
7 4 (0.88%) JBoss
7 4 (0.88%) ColdFusion
8 3 (0.66%) SharePoint Server
8 3 (0.66%) nginx
8 3 (0.66%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.22%) uiautomator
9 1 (0.22%) Lync
Applications
1 8 (1.75%) MS Project
1 8 (1.75%) MS Visio
2 7 (1.54%) MS Excel
3 6 (1.32%) Photoshop
3 6 (1.32%) MS Office
4 3 (0.66%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.44%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.22%) Niku Workbench
Business Applications
1 5 (1.10%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.66%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.22%) PaaS
2 1 (0.22%) Heroku
2 1 (0.22%) Route 53
2 1 (0.22%) IaaS
2 1 (0.22%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.22%) Amazon S3
2 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.75%) HTTP
2 7 (1.54%) Intranet
3 5 (1.10%) Internet
4 4 (0.88%) Ethernet
5 3 (0.66%) RNC
5 3 (0.66%) Radio Access Network
5 3 (0.66%) DNS
5 3 (0.66%) ATM
5 3 (0.66%) GSM
5 3 (0.66%) SDH
5 3 (0.66%) UMTS
6 1 (0.22%) DHCP
6 1 (0.22%) SSL
6 1 (0.22%) SAN
6 1 (0.22%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.22%) VPN
6 1 (0.22%) DSL
6 1 (0.22%) Firewall
6 1 (0.22%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (12.72%) SQL Server
2 23 (5.04%) SQL Server 2008
3 20 (4.39%) MongoDB
3 20 (4.39%) MySQL
3 20 (4.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 18 (3.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 17 (3.73%) SQL Server 2005
6 14 (3.07%) Star Schema
7 10 (2.19%) PostgreSQL
8 9 (1.97%) NoSQL
9 8 (1.75%) Redis
9 8 (1.75%) Relational Database
10 7 (1.54%) Riak
10 7 (1.54%) Neo4j
11 5 (1.10%) Apache Cassandra
11 5 (1.10%) Data Warehouse
11 5 (1.10%) SQL Server 2012
12 4 (0.88%) CouchDB
13 3 (0.66%) Hypertable
13 3 (0.66%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 28 (6.14%) Selenium
2 27 (5.92%) Cucumber
3 22 (4.82%) Visual Studio
4 17 (3.73%) Team Foundation Server
5 12 (2.63%) Subversion
5 12 (2.63%) Jenkins
6 9 (1.97%) SoapUI
6 9 (1.97%) Git (software)
6 9 (1.97%) JIRA
7 8 (1.75%) WebDriver
7 8 (1.75%) MSTest
8 6 (1.32%) JBehave
8 6 (1.32%) Maven
9 5 (1.10%) Eclipse
9 5 (1.10%) NUnit
9 5 (1.10%) Behat
10 3 (0.66%) PHPUnit
10 3 (0.66%) Fiddler
11 2 (0.44%) QuickTest Pro
11 2 (0.44%) Jasmine
General
1 83 (18.20%) Finance
2 17 (3.73%) Banking
3 15 (3.29%) Retail
3 15 (3.29%) Telecoms
4 6 (1.32%) Legal
5 5 (1.10%) Law
6 4 (0.88%) Back Office
6 4 (0.88%) Advertising
7 3 (0.66%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.44%) Publishing
9 1 (0.22%) Games
9 1 (0.22%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.22%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.22%) Marketing
9 1 (0.22%) Interactive Media
Job Titles
1 187 (41.01%) Developer
2 84 (18.42%) Analyst
3 62 (13.60%) .NET Developer
4 47 (10.31%) Business Analyst
5 34 (7.46%) Tester
5 34 (7.46%) Project Manager
5 34 (7.46%) Java Developer
6 29 (6.36%) Test Analyst
7 23 (5.04%) C# Developer
8 21 (4.61%) Agile Coach
9 20 (4.39%) Agile Business Analyst
10 17 (3.73%) Architect
11 16 (3.51%) Senior Developer
11 16 (3.51%) SQL Developer
11 16 (3.51%) Front-End Developer
12 14 (3.07%) DevOps Engineer
12 14 (3.07%) C# .NET Developer
12 14 (3.07%) Senior Analyst
13 13 (2.85%) PHP Developer
14 11 (2.41%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 110 (24.12%) .NET
2 84 (18.42%) HTML
3 69 (15.13%) ASP.NET
4 68 (14.91%) CSS
5 55 (12.06%) Web Services
6 48 (10.53%) jQuery
7 45 (9.87%) ASP.NET MVC
8 41 (8.99%) .NET Framework
9 29 (6.36%) XML
9 29 (6.36%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 25 (5.48%) ASP.NET Web API
11 24 (5.26%) WCF
12 23 (5.04%) Spring
13 22 (4.82%) J2EE
13 22 (4.82%) Hibernate
14 19 (4.17%) Ajax
15 18 (3.95%) CSS3
15 18 (3.95%) Spring MVC
16 17 (3.73%) HTML5
17 16 (3.51%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 33 (7.24%) Enterprise Software
2 32 (7.02%) Analytical Skills
3 25 (5.48%) NHS
4 11 (2.41%) User Experience
5 8 (1.75%) Computer Science
5 8 (1.75%) N-Tier
6 4 (0.88%) Open Source
7 3 (0.66%) Social Media
7 3 (0.66%) Mobile App
7 3 (0.66%) Clustering
7 3 (0.66%) Physics
8 2 (0.44%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.44%) PKI
8 2 (0.44%) Wiki
8 2 (0.44%) Algorithms
8 2 (0.44%) iPhone
8 2 (0.44%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.22%) iPad
9 1 (0.22%) CMDB
9 1 (0.22%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 30 (6.58%) Linux
2 17 (3.73%) UNIX
3 15 (3.29%) Windows
4 7 (1.54%) Android
5 6 (1.32%) Mac OS X
6 4 (0.88%) Windows 7
6 4 (0.88%) Apple iOS
7 3 (0.66%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.22%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.22%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (20.39%) Scrum
2 81 (17.76%) TDD
3 74 (16.23%) MVC
4 50 (10.96%) Project Management
4 50 (10.96%) Continuous Integration
5 46 (10.09%) Software Engineering
6 44 (9.65%) User Stories
7 41 (8.99%) Automated Testing
8 40 (8.77%) Web Development
9 39 (8.55%) BDD
10 38 (8.33%) OO
11 33 (7.24%) Mentoring
12 32 (7.02%) Waterfall
13 29 (6.36%) Dependency Injection
13 29 (6.36%) E-Commerce
13 29 (6.36%) Configuration Management
14 26 (5.70%) Test Automation
15 25 (5.48%) Business Analysis
16 23 (5.04%) Stakeholder Management
17 20 (4.39%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 137 (30.04%) C#
2 102 (22.37%) Java
3 100 (21.93%) JavaScript
4 93 (20.39%) SQL
5 53 (11.62%) PHP
6 46 (10.09%) Ruby
7 23 (5.04%) Python
8 14 (3.07%) VB.NET
8 14 (3.07%) Bash Shell
9 10 (2.19%) Shell Script
10 9 (1.97%) PL/SQL
11 8 (1.75%) C++
11 8 (1.75%) PowerShell
12 4 (0.88%) T-SQL
12 4 (0.88%) VB
13 3 (0.66%) C
14 2 (0.44%) Perl
14 2 (0.44%) X++
14 2 (0.44%) PHP5
14 2 (0.44%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 18 (3.95%) ISEB
2 9 (1.97%) Degree
2 9 (1.97%) Security Cleared
3 6 (1.32%) ISTQB
4 3 (0.66%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (0.44%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.22%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.22%) APMP
6 1 (0.22%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.22%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.22%) MCTS
6 1 (0.22%) MCITP
6 1 (0.22%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.22%) MCSE
6 1 (0.22%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (6.36%) QA
2 6 (1.32%) COBIT
3 4 (0.88%) SLA
4 1 (0.22%) ISO 14001
4 1 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.22%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.22%) FATCA
System Software
1 3 (0.66%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.22%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.22%) UAG
2 1 (0.22%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.22%) VMware ESX
2 1 (0.22%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 18 (3.95%) Puppet
1 18 (3.95%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (1.54%) Cobbler
2 7 (1.54%) Tivoli
3 3 (0.66%) Nagios
3 3 (0.66%) CFEngine
3 3 (0.66%) Ansible
4 2 (0.44%) Salt
4 2 (0.44%) HAProxy
4 2 (0.44%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.22%) SCCM
5 1 (0.22%) SCOM
5 1 (0.22%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 29 (6.36%) Microsoft
2 27 (5.92%) Oracle
3 15 (3.29%) hybris
4 9 (1.97%) Zend
5 7 (1.54%) Adobe
5 7 (1.54%) IBM
5 7 (1.54%) ATG
6 6 (1.32%) Splunk
7 5 (1.10%) Twitter
7 5 (1.10%) VMware
8 3 (0.66%) Kofax
8 3 (0.66%) Ericsson
8 3 (0.66%) Red Hat
8 3 (0.66%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
8 3 (0.66%) SaltStack
9 2 (0.44%) HP
10 1 (0.22%) BEA
10 1 (0.22%) SAP
10 1 (0.22%) Unisys
10 1 (0.22%) Cisco
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