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 31 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 8 22 4
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -18
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 42 18 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 13.77% 6.29% 29.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 20.10% 8.65% 37.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 7 35
Average daily rate
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£310 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.61% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £375 £462
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £47.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £41.25 £38.75
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +6.45%
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
209 208 236
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 68.52% 72.73% 77.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 98 104
Average daily rate £325 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £225 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 25 22
Average hourly rate £22.50 £30.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.90 £7.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £37.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -17.35%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 +19 23 £375 - 8
Agile Software Development
East Midlands

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 36 (58.06%) .NET
2 34 (54.84%) ASP.NET
3 33 (53.23%) C#
4 24 (38.71%) SQL
5 23 (37.10%) Scrum
5 23 (37.10%) Waterfall
6 21 (33.87%) V-Model
6 21 (33.87%) UML
6 21 (33.87%) E-Commerce
7 20 (32.26%) Analytical Skills
8 19 (30.65%) MS Excel
8 19 (30.65%) TickIT
8 19 (30.65%) ISO 9001
9 18 (29.03%) MVC
9 18 (29.03%) Retail
9 18 (29.03%) MS PowerPoint
9 18 (29.03%) MS Office
9 18 (29.03%) Degree
10 17 (27.42%) Computer Science
10 17 (27.42%) Web Services
11 14 (22.58%) Visual Studio
11 14 (22.58%) Finance
11 14 (22.58%) Microsoft
12 13 (20.97%) HTML
12 13 (20.97%) CSS
13 12 (19.35%) VB
13 12 (19.35%) Software Engineering
13 12 (19.35%) Team Foundation Server
14 11 (17.74%) VB.NET
15 10 (16.13%) SQL Server

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 4 (6.45%) JBoss
1 4 (6.45%) Apache Solr
2 3 (4.84%) DNN
3 1 (1.61%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.61%) WebLogic Integration
3 1 (1.61%) AquaLogic
Applications
1 19 (30.65%) MS Excel
2 18 (29.03%) MS PowerPoint
2 18 (29.03%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.23%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (16.13%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.84%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.61%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 14 (22.58%) Visual Studio
2 12 (19.35%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (14.52%) JIRA
4 7 (11.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 3 (4.84%) Selenium
5 3 (4.84%) CruiseControl
6 2 (3.23%) SoapUI
7 1 (1.61%) HP UFT
General
1 18 (29.03%) Retail
2 14 (22.58%) Finance
3 8 (12.90%) Manufacturing
4 4 (6.45%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 27 (43.55%) Developer
2 18 (29.03%) .NET Developer
3 14 (22.58%) C# Developer
4 13 (20.97%) C# .NET Developer
5 12 (19.35%) Lead Software Engineer
5 12 (19.35%) Software Engineer
6 9 (14.52%) Release Engineer
6 9 (14.52%) Configuration Engineer
7 7 (11.29%) ASP.NET Developer
8 5 (8.06%) Hybris Developer
9 4 (6.45%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 4 (6.45%) Analyst
10 3 (4.84%) Architect
10 3 (4.84%) Solutions Architect
10 3 (4.84%) VB.NET Developer
10 3 (4.84%) VB Developer
10 3 (4.84%) VB6 Developer
11 2 (3.23%) Team Leader
11 2 (3.23%) Project Support Analyst
11 2 (3.23%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (58.06%) .NET
2 34 (54.84%) ASP.NET
3 17 (27.42%) Web Services
4 13 (20.97%) CSS
4 13 (20.97%) HTML
5 10 (16.13%) HTML5
6 9 (14.52%) CSS3
7 7 (11.29%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (9.68%) jQuery
8 6 (9.68%) XHTML
9 5 (8.06%) Spring
9 5 (8.06%) JSP
9 5 (8.06%) J2EE
10 4 (6.45%) .NET Framework
10 4 (6.45%) JSTL
11 3 (4.84%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 3 (4.84%) XML
12 2 (3.23%) Ajax
12 2 (3.23%) SOAP
12 2 (3.23%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 20 (32.26%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (27.42%) Computer Science
3 8 (12.90%) Life Science
4 6 (9.68%) CMDB
5 4 (6.45%) Inversion of Control
5 4 (6.45%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.61%) User Experience
6 1 (1.61%) EPoS
6 1 (1.61%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.61%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (37.10%) Scrum
1 23 (37.10%) Waterfall
2 21 (33.87%) UML
2 21 (33.87%) E-Commerce
2 21 (33.87%) V-Model
3 18 (29.03%) MVC
4 12 (19.35%) Software Engineering
5 9 (14.52%) Logistics
6 7 (11.29%) ITIL
7 6 (9.68%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (9.68%) TDD
8 5 (8.06%) Mentoring
9 4 (6.45%) People Management
9 4 (6.45%) AOP
9 4 (6.45%) Kanban
10 3 (4.84%) Integration Testing
10 3 (4.84%) Project Management
10 3 (4.84%) Extreme Programming
10 3 (4.84%) Continuous Delivery
10 3 (4.84%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 33 (53.23%) C#
2 24 (38.71%) SQL
3 12 (19.35%) VB
4 11 (17.74%) VB.NET
5 9 (14.52%) Java
6 8 (12.90%) JavaScript
7 4 (6.45%) VB6
8 1 (1.61%) PHP
Qualifications
1 18 (29.03%) Degree
2 6 (9.68%) Chartered Engineer
3 1 (1.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.61%) ISEB
3 1 (1.61%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (30.65%) ISO 9001
1 19 (30.65%) TickIT
2 2 (3.23%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.61%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (22.58%) Microsoft
2 6 (9.68%) hybris
3 4 (6.45%) Endeca
4 1 (1.61%) Zend
4 1 (1.61%) Callidus
4 1 (1.61%) HP
4 1 (1.61%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.61%) ATG
4 1 (1.61%) Oracle
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