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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 11 30 20
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -10
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 97 52 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 9.23% 5.84% 8.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.59% 7.65% 11.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 27 55
Average daily rate
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£340 £301 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.14% +0.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
Average hourly rate £13.00 £41.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-68.67% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £40.00 £37.25
% change year-on-year
-4.37% +7.38%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
837 680 807
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 79.64% 76.32% 72.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 571 374 484
Average daily rate £350 £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £213 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £440 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 24 14
Average hourly rate £13.50 £38.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-64.47% +153.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.68 £29.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.50 £45.00 £62.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
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 28 July 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 July 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 92 (34.98%) .NET
2 80 (30.42%) Scrum
3 77 (29.28%) C#
4 72 (27.38%) JavaScript
5 71 (27.00%) SQL
6 61 (23.19%) HTML
7 56 (21.29%) Finance
8 55 (20.91%) MVC
9 53 (20.15%) SQL Server
10 49 (18.63%) Web Services
11 48 (18.25%) CSS
12 46 (17.49%) ASP.NET
13 42 (15.97%) Microsoft
14 41 (15.59%) OO
14 41 (15.59%) jQuery
15 38 (14.45%) TDD
16 36 (13.69%) Java
17 34 (12.93%) Test Scripting
18 32 (12.17%) ASP.NET MVC
19 31 (11.79%) PHP
20 30 (11.41%) Automated Testing
21 29 (11.03%) Project Management
22 27 (10.27%) Web Development
23 26 (9.89%) .NET Framework
23 26 (9.89%) VB.NET
24 24 (9.13%) BDD
25 23 (8.75%) Oracle
25 23 (8.75%) Visual Studio
25 23 (8.75%) WCF
26 21 (7.98%) HTML5

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 20 (7.60%) SharePoint
2 9 (3.42%) CMS
3 8 (3.04%) SharePoint 2010
4 7 (2.66%) ColdFusion
4 7 (2.66%) BizTalk Server
5 5 (1.90%) MS Exchange
5 5 (1.90%) IIS
5 5 (1.90%) nginx
6 4 (1.52%) Apache Solr
6 4 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (1.14%) Apache ServiceMix
7 3 (1.14%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (0.76%) Apache
8 2 (0.76%) Sitecore CMS
8 2 (0.76%) Node.js
9 1 (0.38%) GlassFish
9 1 (0.38%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.38%) SAS
Applications
1 12 (4.56%) MS Excel
2 10 (3.80%) MS Office
3 5 (1.90%) Photoshop
4 4 (1.52%) MS Project
5 2 (0.76%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.38%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 4 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.38%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.28%) Internet
2 5 (1.90%) NAS
3 4 (1.52%) Firewall
3 4 (1.52%) LAN
3 4 (1.52%) WAN
3 4 (1.52%) SMTP
3 4 (1.52%) TCP/IP
3 4 (1.52%) SAN
3 4 (1.52%) Intranet
4 2 (0.76%) FTP
5 1 (0.38%) HTTP
5 1 (0.38%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (20.15%) SQL Server
2 10 (3.80%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (2.66%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (2.66%) MySQL
3 7 (2.66%) Redis
4 6 (2.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (1.90%) Riak
6 4 (1.52%) EDRMS
6 4 (1.52%) NoSQL
7 3 (1.14%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (0.76%) MongoDB
8 2 (0.76%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (0.76%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.38%) Couchbase
9 1 (0.38%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.38%) Spotfire
9 1 (0.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.38%) DataStage
9 1 (0.38%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 23 (8.75%) Visual Studio
2 18 (6.84%) Team Foundation Server
3 16 (6.08%) Selenium
4 10 (3.80%) JIRA
4 10 (3.80%) Cucumber
5 7 (2.66%) JMeter
6 5 (1.90%) RSpec
6 5 (1.90%) WebDriver
7 4 (1.52%) Maven
7 4 (1.52%) Git (software)
7 4 (1.52%) Jenkins
8 2 (0.76%) PHPUnit
8 2 (0.76%) ERwin
9 1 (0.38%) Ant
9 1 (0.38%) NUnit
9 1 (0.38%) Subversion
9 1 (0.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 1 (0.38%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.38%) LoadRunner
9 1 (0.38%) MSTest
General
1 56 (21.29%) Finance
2 8 (3.04%) Banking
3 6 (2.28%) Back Office
4 4 (1.52%) Retail
4 4 (1.52%) Publishing
5 3 (1.14%) Local Government
5 3 (1.14%) Legal
6 2 (0.76%) Advertising
6 2 (0.76%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.38%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.38%) Law
7 1 (0.38%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 126 (47.91%) Developer
2 39 (14.83%) .NET Developer
3 37 (14.07%) Analyst
4 29 (11.03%) Tester
5 24 (9.13%) Project Manager
6 18 (6.84%) Test Analyst
7 17 (6.46%) Business Analyst
8 14 (5.32%) Web Developer
8 14 (5.32%) PHP Developer
9 13 (4.94%) Test Leader
10 12 (4.56%) Agile Project Manager
10 12 (4.56%) Architect
11 11 (4.18%) Software Developer
11 11 (4.18%) C# Developer
11 11 (4.18%) Java Developer
12 9 (3.42%) UI Developer
12 9 (3.42%) ScrumMaster
12 9 (3.42%) UI Programmer
13 7 (2.66%) Technical Architect
13 7 (2.66%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (34.98%) .NET
2 61 (23.19%) HTML
3 49 (18.63%) Web Services
4 48 (18.25%) CSS
5 46 (17.49%) ASP.NET
6 41 (15.59%) jQuery
7 32 (12.17%) ASP.NET MVC
8 26 (9.89%) .NET Framework
9 23 (8.75%) WCF
10 21 (7.98%) HTML5
11 19 (7.22%) WinForms
12 18 (6.84%) ASP.NET MVC 3
13 16 (6.08%) ASP.NET Web API
14 14 (5.32%) CSS3
14 14 (5.32%) XML
15 13 (4.94%) J2EE
16 9 (3.42%) Spring
17 8 (3.04%) Spring MVC
17 8 (3.04%) Backbone.js
18 7 (2.66%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 14 (5.32%) NHS
2 11 (4.18%) Enterprise Software
3 9 (3.42%) Open Source
4 4 (1.52%) Mobile App
4 4 (1.52%) N-Tier
4 4 (1.52%) Computer Science
4 4 (1.52%) Reference Data
5 3 (1.14%) Data Integration
5 3 (1.14%) Client/Server
6 2 (0.76%) Graphic Design
6 2 (0.76%) Semantic Web
6 2 (0.76%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.38%) Equities
7 1 (0.38%) Tandem
7 1 (0.38%) Cryptography
7 1 (0.38%) PKI
7 1 (0.38%) Statistics
7 1 (0.38%) PMI
7 1 (0.38%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.38%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 20 (7.60%) Windows
2 8 (3.04%) Windows 7
3 7 (2.66%) Linux
3 7 (2.66%) UNIX
4 5 (1.90%) Android
5 4 (1.52%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (1.52%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.14%) Windows XP
7 2 (0.76%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.76%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.38%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.38%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.38%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (30.42%) Scrum
2 55 (20.91%) MVC
3 41 (15.59%) OO
4 38 (14.45%) TDD
5 34 (12.93%) Test Scripting
6 30 (11.41%) Automated Testing
7 29 (11.03%) Project Management
8 27 (10.27%) Web Development
9 24 (9.13%) BDD
10 17 (6.46%) Continuous Integration
10 17 (6.46%) Dependency Injection
10 17 (6.46%) Software Engineering
10 17 (6.46%) OOP
11 15 (5.70%) Stakeholder Management
12 14 (5.32%) Unit Testing
12 14 (5.32%) Test Strategy
13 13 (4.94%) Agile Project Management
13 13 (4.94%) Data Analysis
14 12 (4.56%) PRINCE2
15 11 (4.18%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 77 (29.28%) C#
2 72 (27.38%) JavaScript
3 71 (27.00%) SQL
4 36 (13.69%) Java
5 31 (11.79%) PHP
6 26 (9.89%) VB.NET
7 12 (4.56%) PL/SQL
8 10 (3.80%) Python
9 7 (2.66%) C++
10 5 (1.90%) VB
10 5 (1.90%) PowerShell
11 4 (1.52%) Ruby
11 4 (1.52%) PHP5
12 2 (0.76%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.38%) Delphi
13 1 (0.38%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 13 (4.94%) ISEB
2 5 (1.90%) Security Cleared
3 4 (1.52%) Degree
4 3 (1.14%) MCSE
4 3 (1.14%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (1.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (0.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (0.76%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.38%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.38%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (7.22%) QA
2 2 (0.76%) FATCA
2 2 (0.76%) AIFMD
3 1 (0.38%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.38%) ISO 14001
3 1 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (1.90%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (1.90%) Puppet
2 3 (1.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 42 (15.97%) Microsoft
2 23 (8.75%) Oracle
3 10 (3.80%) Zend
4 7 (2.66%) Splunk
5 6 (2.28%) Adobe
6 4 (1.52%) Kofax
6 4 (1.52%) Cisco
6 4 (1.52%) hybris
7 3 (1.14%) Twitter
8 2 (0.76%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.38%) Xamarin
9 1 (0.38%) Teradata
9 1 (0.38%) Google
9 1 (0.38%) Cognos
9 1 (0.38%) HP
9 1 (0.38%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.38%) Apple
Leeds
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £300 - £355 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
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Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £350 - £360 Per Day
Posted: 4 days ago
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DP Connect
Rate: £325 - £355 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
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Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £255.00 - £355.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago