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 4 August 2015 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 2 3 5
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +2
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 407 209 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 25.26% 20.08% 16.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 30.15% 24.47% 21.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 335 150 79
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£363 £326 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +8.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £277 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £413 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 5
Average hourly rate £175.00 £13.00 £41.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1246.15% -68.29%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
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
1350 854 684
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 83.80% 82.04% 78.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 994 578 380
Average daily rate £375 £350 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 15 25
Average hourly rate £17.50 £13.00 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.61% -65.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £9.75 £29.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £175.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.52 £26.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+17.38% -16.12%

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 4 August 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015.

Agile Software Development Hourly Rate Histogram in Leeds

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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.

1 209 (26.09%) Java
2 196 (24.47%) SQL
3 195 (24.34%) TDD
4 163 (20.35%) HTML
5 160 (19.98%) SQL Server
5 160 (19.98%) Continuous Integration
6 154 (19.23%) .NET
7 153 (19.10%) JavaScript
8 143 (17.85%) Scrum
9 136 (16.98%) MVC
10 132 (16.48%) C#
11 126 (15.73%) Linux
12 119 (14.86%) CSS
12 119 (14.86%) jQuery
13 104 (12.98%) Configuration Management
14 101 (12.61%) Finance
15 99 (12.36%) Oracle
16 96 (11.99%) Project Management
17 88 (10.99%) Microsoft
18 87 (10.86%) BDD
19 75 (9.36%) Open Source
19 75 (9.36%) SDLC
20 69 (8.61%) Waterfall
21 67 (8.36%) ASP.NET
21 67 (8.36%) UNIX
22 66 (8.24%) E-Commerce
23 65 (8.11%) ASP.NET Web API
24 64 (7.99%) User Experience
24 64 (7.99%) Git (software)
24 64 (7.99%) Python

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 27 (3.37%) Apache
2 25 (3.12%) Node.js
3 24 (3.00%) OpenStack
4 22 (2.75%) WebSphere
5 18 (2.25%) Tomcat
6 13 (1.62%) IIS
7 12 (1.50%) CMS
7 12 (1.50%) Jetty
7 12 (1.50%) nginx
8 11 (1.37%) Apache Solr
9 9 (1.12%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 9 (1.12%) BizTalk Server
10 7 (0.87%) Cloud Foundry
10 7 (0.87%) SharePoint
11 6 (0.75%) Confluence
12 5 (0.62%) JBoss
13 3 (0.37%) WebSphere Application Server
13 3 (0.37%) SAS
13 3 (0.37%) Lync
14 2 (0.25%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 10 (1.25%) Photoshop
2 8 (1.00%) MS Excel
2 8 (1.00%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.37%) PowerPivot
4 2 (0.25%) MS Project
4 2 (0.25%) SPSS
4 2 (0.25%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.12%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 5 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.50%) Misys Midas
3 2 (0.25%) Unica
4 1 (0.12%) Magento
4 1 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 36 (4.49%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (3.00%) Cloud Computing
3 12 (1.50%) Amazon EC2
3 12 (1.50%) Google App Engine
3 12 (1.50%) Google Cloud Platform
4 10 (1.25%) GitHub
5 3 (0.37%) SaaS
6 1 (0.12%) Office 365
6 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.12%) OpenShift
6 1 (0.12%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 49 (6.12%) HTTP
2 16 (2.00%) TCP/IP
3 14 (1.75%) DNS
3 14 (1.75%) Firewall
4 13 (1.62%) SSL
5 12 (1.50%) IPsec
5 12 (1.50%) DHCP
5 12 (1.50%) FTP
6 9 (1.12%) Internet
7 5 (0.62%) Radio Access Network
7 5 (0.62%) Ethernet
7 5 (0.62%) ATM
7 5 (0.62%) GSM
7 5 (0.62%) SDH
7 5 (0.62%) UMTS
7 5 (0.62%) RNC
8 3 (0.37%) Converged Networks
8 3 (0.37%) Unified Communications
8 3 (0.37%) DMZ
9 1 (0.12%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 160 (19.98%) SQL Server
2 63 (7.87%) MongoDB
3 61 (7.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 54 (6.74%) SQL Server 2012
5 36 (4.49%) Oracle Database
5 36 (4.49%) Relational Database
6 32 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 28 (3.50%) Data Warehouse
8 27 (3.37%) Oracle Database 11g
9 25 (3.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 24 (3.00%) Neo4j
10 24 (3.00%) NoSQL
11 21 (2.62%) MySQL
12 19 (2.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 8 (1.00%) Data Mining
14 5 (0.62%) Hadoop
14 5 (0.62%) Big Data
15 4 (0.50%) Redis
15 4 (0.50%) DB2
15 4 (0.50%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 64 (7.99%) Git (software)
2 56 (6.99%) NUnit
3 50 (6.24%) Cucumber
4 49 (6.12%) Jenkins
5 42 (5.24%) Selenium
6 35 (4.37%) Visual Studio
7 33 (4.12%) Subversion
8 29 (3.62%) Team Foundation Server
9 25 (3.12%) SpecFlow
10 22 (2.75%) Toad
11 21 (2.62%) JUnit
12 19 (2.37%) Rhino Mocks
13 14 (1.75%) Maven
13 14 (1.75%) JIRA
14 12 (1.50%) TeamCity
15 10 (1.25%) SoapUI
16 9 (1.12%) Mockito
16 9 (1.12%) GitLab
17 8 (1.00%) Capybara
18 7 (0.87%) WebDriver
General
1 101 (12.61%) Finance
2 12 (1.50%) Telecoms
3 11 (1.37%) Retail
4 10 (1.25%) Back Office
5 9 (1.12%) Games
6 8 (1.00%) Publishing
7 5 (0.62%) Banking
8 2 (0.25%) Front Office
8 2 (0.25%) Legal
9 1 (0.12%) Billing
9 1 (0.12%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.12%) Local Government
9 1 (0.12%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.12%) Marketing
9 1 (0.12%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 367 (45.82%) Developer
2 96 (11.99%) Java Developer
3 88 (10.99%) Analyst
4 63 (7.87%) .NET Developer
5 47 (5.87%) Business Analyst
6 44 (5.49%) Delivery Manager
7 43 (5.37%) Architect
8 34 (4.24%) Project Manager
9 28 (3.50%) Test Analyst
9 28 (3.50%) Senior Developer
10 25 (3.12%) Software Developer
10 25 (3.12%) Senior Analyst
10 25 (3.12%) SQL Developer
11 24 (3.00%) Oracle Developer
12 23 (2.87%) C# Developer
13 21 (2.62%) Technical Architect
13 21 (2.62%) JavaScript Developer
14 20 (2.50%) Business Intelligence Developer
14 20 (2.50%) Database Developer
14 20 (2.50%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 163 (20.35%) HTML
2 154 (19.23%) .NET
3 119 (14.86%) CSS
3 119 (14.86%) jQuery
4 67 (8.36%) ASP.NET
5 65 (8.11%) ASP.NET Web API
6 58 (7.24%) Web Services
7 56 (6.99%) .NET Framework
8 50 (6.24%) AngularJS
9 49 (6.12%) REST
10 48 (5.99%) HTML5
11 47 (5.87%) Spring
12 44 (5.49%) Entity Framework
13 42 (5.24%) JSON
14 39 (4.87%) CSS3
15 38 (4.74%) ASP.NET MVC
15 38 (4.74%) XML
16 37 (4.62%) RESTful
17 35 (4.37%) Hibernate
18 33 (4.12%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 64 (7.99%) User Experience
2 59 (7.37%) NHS
3 45 (5.62%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (1.87%) Mobile App
5 13 (1.62%) Visualisation
6 9 (1.12%) Data Integration
6 9 (1.12%) Management Information System
7 6 (0.75%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (0.62%) Social Media
8 5 (0.62%) Reference Data
8 5 (0.62%) Informatics
8 5 (0.62%) Human Factors
9 3 (0.37%) Psychology
9 3 (0.37%) Replication
9 3 (0.37%) iPhone
9 3 (0.37%) Data Centre
10 2 (0.25%) Taxonomies
10 2 (0.25%) CMDB
10 2 (0.25%) RIA
10 2 (0.25%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 126 (15.73%) Linux
2 67 (8.36%) UNIX
3 41 (5.12%) Mac OS X
4 14 (1.75%) Android
5 10 (1.25%) Apple iOS
6 9 (1.12%) Windows
7 2 (0.25%) AIX
7 2 (0.25%) Windows Phone
7 2 (0.25%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.12%) CentOS
8 1 (0.12%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.12%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.12%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 195 (24.34%) TDD
2 160 (19.98%) Continuous Integration
3 143 (17.85%) Scrum
4 136 (16.98%) MVC
5 104 (12.98%) Configuration Management
6 96 (11.99%) Project Management
7 87 (10.86%) BDD
8 75 (9.36%) Open Source
8 75 (9.36%) SDLC
9 69 (8.61%) Waterfall
10 66 (8.24%) E-Commerce
11 62 (7.74%) Software Engineering
12 58 (7.24%) Web Design
13 55 (6.87%) Responsive Web Design
13 55 (6.87%) DevOps
14 53 (6.62%) Data Modelling
15 51 (6.37%) Automated Testing
16 50 (6.24%) OO
17 48 (5.99%) Software Delivery
18 46 (5.74%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 209 (26.09%) Java
2 196 (24.47%) SQL
3 153 (19.10%) JavaScript
4 132 (16.48%) C#
5 64 (7.99%) Python
6 62 (7.74%) Ruby
7 61 (7.62%) T-SQL
8 54 (6.74%) Bash Shell
9 38 (4.74%) PHP
10 34 (4.24%) PowerShell
11 31 (3.87%) PL/SQL
12 18 (2.25%) Shell Script
13 8 (1.00%) VB
14 7 (0.87%) VB.NET
14 7 (0.87%) C
15 6 (0.75%) Perl
16 5 (0.62%) C++
16 5 (0.62%) Scala
16 5 (0.62%) PHP5
17 4 (0.50%) VB6
Qualifications
1 37 (4.62%) Security Cleared
2 23 (2.87%) Degree
3 21 (2.62%) ISEB
4 19 (2.37%) ISTQB
5 12 (1.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 11 (1.37%) SC Cleared
7 6 (0.75%) BC Cleared
7 6 (0.75%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 5 (0.62%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.25%) Oracle Certification
10 1 (0.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (6.74%) QA
2 8 (1.00%) Data Quality
3 5 (0.62%) SLA
4 3 (0.37%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.12%) HL7
System Software
1 42 (5.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (2.75%) QEMU
2 22 (2.75%) KVM
3 13 (1.62%) Xen
4 5 (0.62%) Docker
5 3 (0.37%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.12%) XenServer
6 1 (0.12%) vSphere
6 1 (0.12%) Tivoli Directory Server
6 1 (0.12%) Varnish
6 1 (0.12%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 59 (7.37%) Puppet
2 55 (6.87%) Opscode Chef
3 18 (2.25%) Cobbler
3 18 (2.25%) Tivoli
4 16 (2.00%) Ansible
5 7 (0.87%) Graylog
6 3 (0.37%) logstash
6 3 (0.37%) Salt
6 3 (0.37%) Nagios
6 3 (0.37%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (0.37%) Vagrant
7 2 (0.25%) CFEngine
7 2 (0.25%) Graphite
8 1 (0.12%) OpenIDM
8 1 (0.12%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 99 (12.36%) Oracle
2 88 (10.99%) Microsoft
3 42 (5.24%) VMware
4 19 (2.37%) Sitecore
5 16 (2.00%) Google
6 12 (1.50%) Adobe
7 11 (1.37%) hybris
7 11 (1.37%) IBM
8 7 (0.87%) New Relic
8 7 (0.87%) Akamai
9 5 (0.62%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
9 5 (0.62%) Ericsson
10 4 (0.50%) Splunk
11 3 (0.37%) SaltStack
11 3 (0.37%) Red Hat
11 3 (0.37%) HP
11 3 (0.37%) Siebel
12 2 (0.25%) CheckPoint
12 2 (0.25%) Twitter
12 2 (0.25%) Zend
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