The table below looks at the statistics for Agile Software Development skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leicestershire 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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 20 13 17
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +4
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 20 36 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 6.39% 11.80% 7.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.85% 15.38% 10.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 20 12
Average daily rate
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£363 £359 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.04% +19.58%
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.20% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £31.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-1.36% +4.28%
Agile Software Development
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Leicestershire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
203 234 155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 64.86% 76.72% 70.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 103 49
Average daily rate £310 £300 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -9.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £155 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £435 £750
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 35 36
Average hourly rate £16.00 £27.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.81% -8.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

Agile Software Development
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Leicestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Agile Software Development Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

Agile Software Development
Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Leicestershire region.

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

Agile Software Development
Daily Rate Histogram in Leicestershire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Histogram in Leicestershire

Agile Software Development
Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Leicestershire region.

Agile Software Development Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

Agile Software Development
Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Software Development within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicester 0 5 £300 -13.04% 17
Market Harborough 0 3 £300 -20.00% 3
Hinckley -2 2 - - 1
Ashby-de-la-Zouch - - - - 1
Loughborough - - - - 1
Lutterworth - - - - 1
Agile Software Development
East Midlands

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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 14 (45.16%) C#
2 13 (41.94%) JavaScript
3 12 (38.71%) .NET
3 12 (38.71%) SQL Server
4 11 (35.48%) CSS
5 10 (32.26%) Waterfall
6 9 (29.03%) XML
6 9 (29.03%) HTML
6 9 (29.03%) E-Commerce
7 8 (25.81%) Microsoft
7 8 (25.81%) MVC
7 8 (25.81%) ASP.NET
7 8 (25.81%) Web Services
8 7 (22.58%) Scrum
8 7 (22.58%) TDD
8 7 (22.58%) jQuery
9 6 (19.35%) Selenium
9 6 (19.35%) ASP.NET MVC
10 5 (16.13%) SharePoint
10 5 (16.13%) Windows
10 5 (16.13%) IIS
10 5 (16.13%) Visual Studio
10 5 (16.13%) Ajax
10 5 (16.13%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (16.13%) .NET Framework
11 4 (12.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 4 (12.90%) JSON
11 4 (12.90%) LINQ
11 4 (12.90%) Finance
11 4 (12.90%) Publishing

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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 5 (16.13%) IIS
1 5 (16.13%) SharePoint
2 3 (9.68%) DNN
2 3 (9.68%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (6.45%) Kentico
3 2 (6.45%) Node.js
3 2 (6.45%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (6.45%) CMS
3 2 (6.45%) JBoss
3 2 (6.45%) Apache
4 1 (3.23%) WebLogic Integration
4 1 (3.23%) AquaLogic
4 1 (3.23%) AquaLogic Service Bus
4 1 (3.23%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (12.90%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.23%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.45%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) FTP
1 2 (6.45%) Internet
2 1 (3.23%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (38.71%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (9.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (6.45%) MS Access
4 2 (6.45%) DTS
5 1 (3.23%) Informix
5 1 (3.23%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (19.35%) Selenium
2 5 (16.13%) Visual Studio
3 4 (12.90%) Subversion
3 4 (12.90%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (9.68%) MSTest
4 3 (9.68%) CruiseControl
4 3 (9.68%) Git (software)
5 2 (6.45%) TeamCity
5 2 (6.45%) Maven
5 2 (6.45%) NUnit
5 2 (6.45%) SoapUI
5 2 (6.45%) WebDriver
5 2 (6.45%) Grunt
6 1 (3.23%) Jenkins
6 1 (3.23%) JIRA
General
1 4 (12.90%) Finance
1 4 (12.90%) Publishing
2 2 (6.45%) Retail
3 1 (3.23%) Back Office
3 1 (3.23%) Games
Job Titles
1 20 (64.52%) Developer
2 7 (22.58%) .NET Developer
3 6 (19.35%) C# Developer
3 6 (19.35%) Analyst
4 4 (12.90%) Business Analyst
4 4 (12.90%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (9.68%) Project Manager
5 3 (9.68%) ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Software Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Agile Business Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Financial Services Business Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Senior Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Financial Business Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) QA Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Python Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Quality Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Django Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Python/Django Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (38.71%) .NET
2 11 (35.48%) CSS
3 9 (29.03%) HTML
3 9 (29.03%) XML
4 8 (25.81%) ASP.NET
4 8 (25.81%) Web Services
5 7 (22.58%) jQuery
6 6 (19.35%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5 (16.13%) .NET Framework
7 5 (16.13%) Ajax
8 4 (12.90%) XSLT
8 4 (12.90%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 4 (12.90%) LINQ
8 4 (12.90%) JSON
9 3 (9.68%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 2 (6.45%) Kendo UI
10 2 (6.45%) REST
10 2 (6.45%) Backbone.js
10 2 (6.45%) Spring MVC
10 2 (6.45%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.45%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (6.45%) User Experience
3 1 (3.23%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.13%) Windows
2 4 (12.90%) UNIX
3 2 (6.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (32.26%) Waterfall
2 9 (29.03%) E-Commerce
3 8 (25.81%) MVC
4 7 (22.58%) Scrum
4 7 (22.58%) TDD
5 5 (16.13%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (9.68%) Stakeholder Analysis
6 3 (9.68%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (9.68%) Integration Testing
6 3 (9.68%) Extreme Programming
6 3 (9.68%) PRINCE2
6 3 (9.68%) OOP
7 2 (6.45%) OO
7 2 (6.45%) UML
7 2 (6.45%) Web Design
7 2 (6.45%) Business Analysis
7 2 (6.45%) PRINCE
7 2 (6.45%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (6.45%) Unit Testing
7 2 (6.45%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 14 (45.16%) C#
2 13 (41.94%) JavaScript
3 4 (12.90%) VB
3 4 (12.90%) Java
4 3 (9.68%) SQL
4 3 (9.68%) VB.NET
4 3 (9.68%) Python
5 2 (6.45%) C++
5 2 (6.45%) PowerShell
6 1 (3.23%) Perl
6 1 (3.23%) XAML
6 1 (3.23%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (9.68%) ISEB
2 1 (3.23%) Degree
2 1 (3.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) WAI
1 2 (6.45%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (25.81%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.68%) Oracle
3 1 (3.23%) Perforce
3 1 (3.23%) hybris
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