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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 10 23 16
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -7
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 109 66 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 10.79% 7.11% 9.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.69% 8.99% 12.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 37 64
Average daily rate
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£350 £301 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.47% -7.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 0
Average hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £57.50 £40.50 £37.25
% change year-on-year
+41.97% +8.73%
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
796 734 867
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 78.81% 79.09% 76.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 526 404 499
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 27 10
Average hourly rate £11.13 £45.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-75.27% +200.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £7.60 £30.13 £10.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £21.96
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 76 (31.93%) C#
2 74 (31.09%) .NET
3 61 (25.63%) JavaScript
4 60 (25.21%) Scrum
5 56 (23.53%) MVC
5 56 (23.53%) HTML
6 53 (22.27%) Finance
7 52 (21.85%) SQL
8 50 (21.01%) CSS
9 46 (19.33%) ASP.NET
9 46 (19.33%) Java
10 42 (17.65%) Web Services
10 42 (17.65%) TDD
11 40 (16.81%) SQL Server
12 37 (15.55%) jQuery
13 35 (14.71%) OO
14 32 (13.45%) Microsoft
15 28 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC
16 25 (10.50%) Continuous Integration
16 25 (10.50%) .NET Framework
16 25 (10.50%) Automated Testing
17 24 (10.08%) Test Scripting
17 24 (10.08%) PHP
17 24 (10.08%) Visual Studio
18 23 (9.66%) Project Management
19 22 (9.24%) VB.NET
19 22 (9.24%) Web Development
19 22 (9.24%) WCF
20 21 (8.82%) HTML5
20 21 (8.82%) BDD

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 17 (7.14%) SharePoint
2 9 (3.78%) CMS
3 7 (2.94%) BizTalk Server
3 7 (2.94%) Apache Solr
3 7 (2.94%) SharePoint 2010
4 6 (2.52%) ColdFusion
5 5 (2.10%) nginx
6 4 (1.68%) Apache ServiceMix
7 2 (0.84%) Adobe CQ
7 2 (0.84%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.42%) GlassFish
8 1 (0.42%) IIS
8 1 (0.42%) Apache
8 1 (0.42%) Node.js
Applications
1 7 (2.94%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.10%) Photoshop
2 5 (2.10%) MS Project
3 3 (1.26%) MS Office
4 2 (0.84%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.84%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.42%) Niku Workbench
Business Applications
1 1 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.42%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.42%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.94%) Intranet
2 6 (2.52%) Internet
3 2 (0.84%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (16.81%) SQL Server
2 11 (4.62%) MySQL
3 10 (4.20%) NoSQL
4 9 (3.78%) PostgreSQL
5 8 (3.36%) Redis
6 6 (2.52%) MongoDB
6 6 (2.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (2.52%) EDRMS
7 5 (2.10%) Apache Cassandra
7 5 (2.10%) Riak
8 4 (1.68%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (1.68%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.84%) MS Access
9 2 (0.84%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (0.84%) CouchDB
9 2 (0.84%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (0.84%) Couchbase
9 2 (0.84%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.42%) Big Data
10 1 (0.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 24 (10.08%) Visual Studio
2 16 (6.72%) Selenium
3 15 (6.30%) Cucumber
4 14 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (2.94%) JIRA
6 5 (2.10%) MSTest
7 4 (1.68%) Jenkins
7 4 (1.68%) Maven
8 3 (1.26%) Git (software)
8 3 (1.26%) JMeter
8 3 (1.26%) Subversion
8 3 (1.26%) SoapUI
9 2 (0.84%) PHPUnit
9 2 (0.84%) NUnit
9 2 (0.84%) RSpec
10 1 (0.42%) JBehave
10 1 (0.42%) WebDriver
10 1 (0.42%) Ant
10 1 (0.42%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 1 (0.42%) Eclipse
General
1 53 (22.27%) Finance
2 6 (2.52%) Law
2 6 (2.52%) Banking
2 6 (2.52%) Retail
3 3 (1.26%) Telecoms
3 3 (1.26%) Legal
3 3 (1.26%) Local Government
4 2 (0.84%) Advertising
4 2 (0.84%) Back Office
5 1 (0.42%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.42%) Publishing
5 1 (0.42%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 116 (48.74%) Developer
2 38 (15.97%) .NET Developer
3 32 (13.45%) Analyst
4 22 (9.24%) Tester
5 21 (8.82%) Project Manager
6 20 (8.40%) Business Analyst
7 13 (5.46%) Architect
7 13 (5.46%) Web Developer
7 13 (5.46%) Java Developer
8 12 (5.04%) PHP Developer
9 11 (4.62%) Software Developer
9 11 (4.62%) C# Developer
9 11 (4.62%) ScrumMaster
9 11 (4.62%) Agile Project Manager
10 10 (4.20%) Test Analyst
11 9 (3.78%) Agile Coach
12 8 (3.36%) UI Developer
12 8 (3.36%) SharePoint Developer
13 7 (2.94%) UI Programmer
13 7 (2.94%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (31.09%) .NET
2 56 (23.53%) HTML
3 50 (21.01%) CSS
4 46 (19.33%) ASP.NET
5 42 (17.65%) Web Services
6 37 (15.55%) jQuery
7 28 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC
8 25 (10.50%) .NET Framework
9 22 (9.24%) WCF
10 21 (8.82%) HTML5
11 17 (7.14%) WinForms
11 17 (7.14%) CSS3
12 15 (6.30%) ASP.NET MVC 3
13 14 (5.88%) Spring
14 13 (5.46%) Spring MVC
15 12 (5.04%) ASP.NET Web API
15 12 (5.04%) J2EE
16 9 (3.78%) Ajax
17 8 (3.36%) JSON
17 8 (3.36%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 13 (5.46%) NHS
2 10 (4.20%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (2.94%) Open Source
4 4 (1.68%) Mobile App
4 4 (1.68%) N-Tier
4 4 (1.68%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.26%) Reference Data
5 3 (1.26%) Data Integration
6 2 (0.84%) Graphic Design
7 1 (0.42%) iPhone
7 1 (0.42%) Social Media
7 1 (0.42%) Wiki
7 1 (0.42%) PMI
7 1 (0.42%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.42%) Equities
7 1 (0.42%) Tandem
7 1 (0.42%) Cryptography
7 1 (0.42%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 13 (5.46%) Windows
2 5 (2.10%) Linux
2 5 (2.10%) Android
2 5 (2.10%) UNIX
3 4 (1.68%) Windows 7
3 4 (1.68%) Apple iOS
4 2 (0.84%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.42%) Windows Phone
5 1 (0.42%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.42%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (0.42%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (25.21%) Scrum
2 56 (23.53%) MVC
3 42 (17.65%) TDD
4 35 (14.71%) OO
5 25 (10.50%) Automated Testing
5 25 (10.50%) Continuous Integration
6 24 (10.08%) Test Scripting
7 23 (9.66%) Project Management
8 22 (9.24%) Web Development
9 21 (8.82%) BDD
10 20 (8.40%) Software Engineering
11 18 (7.56%) User Stories
12 15 (6.30%) OOP
13 14 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
13 14 (5.88%) Waterfall
13 14 (5.88%) Dependency Injection
14 13 (5.46%) Test Automation
14 13 (5.46%) Business Analysis
15 12 (5.04%) Unit Testing
16 10 (4.20%) ATDD
Programming Languages
1 76 (31.93%) C#
2 61 (25.63%) JavaScript
3 52 (21.85%) SQL
4 46 (19.33%) Java
5 24 (10.08%) PHP
6 22 (9.24%) VB.NET
7 11 (4.62%) PL/SQL
8 10 (4.20%) Python
9 9 (3.78%) Ruby
10 7 (2.94%) PowerShell
11 6 (2.52%) C++
12 5 (2.10%) PHP5
13 4 (1.68%) VB
14 1 (0.42%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.42%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 8 (3.36%) ISEB
2 5 (2.10%) Degree
2 5 (2.10%) Security Cleared
3 4 (1.68%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.42%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.42%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (7.14%) QA
2 5 (2.10%) COBIT
3 2 (0.84%) FATCA
3 2 (0.84%) AIFMD
4 1 (0.42%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.42%) ISO 14001
4 1 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 4 (1.68%) Puppet
2 3 (1.26%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 32 (13.45%) Microsoft
2 16 (6.72%) Oracle
3 9 (3.78%) Zend
4 7 (2.94%) hybris
4 7 (2.94%) Splunk
4 7 (2.94%) Adobe
5 6 (2.52%) Kofax
6 4 (1.68%) Twitter
7 2 (0.84%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.42%) Xamarin
8 1 (0.42%) Google
8 1 (0.42%) Cognos
8 1 (0.42%) HP
8 1 (0.42%) Apple
8 1 (0.42%) Niku
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