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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 14 18 2
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -16
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 26 25 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 9.52% 8.17% 29.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 14.69% 12.76% 38.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 11 40
Average daily rate
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£308 £315 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.38% -16.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £375 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £47.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +1.42%
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
177 196 194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 64.84% 64.05% 76.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 91 92
Average daily rate £310 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.42% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 24 14
Average hourly rate £14.50 £20.00 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.50% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.50 £9.82
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £37.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

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 July 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 July 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 +14 12 £350 +29.62% 10
Agile Software Development
East Midlands

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 29 (58.00%) C#
1 29 (58.00%) .NET
2 25 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 23 (46.00%) Scrum
4 20 (40.00%) E-Commerce
5 18 (36.00%) Retail
6 17 (34.00%) MVC
7 15 (30.00%) CSS
7 15 (30.00%) SQL
8 14 (28.00%) HTML
9 12 (24.00%) SQL Server
10 11 (22.00%) Waterfall
10 11 (22.00%) JavaScript
10 11 (22.00%) Web Services
11 10 (20.00%) Microsoft
11 10 (20.00%) HTML5
12 9 (18.00%) CSS3
12 9 (18.00%) Java
12 9 (18.00%) VB.NET
13 8 (16.00%) Visual Studio
13 8 (16.00%) VB
13 8 (16.00%) MS Excel
13 8 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
13 8 (16.00%) jQuery
13 8 (16.00%) Team Foundation Server
14 7 (14.00%) V-Model
14 7 (14.00%) ASP.NET MVC
14 7 (14.00%) SDLC
14 7 (14.00%) TDD
14 7 (14.00%) UML

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (8.00%) JBoss
1 4 (8.00%) Apache Solr
2 3 (6.00%) DNN
3 1 (2.00%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.00%) IIS
3 1 (2.00%) Apache
3 1 (2.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.00%) WebLogic Integration
3 1 (2.00%) AquaLogic
Applications
1 8 (16.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (8.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (8.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (24.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.00%) MySQL
4 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.00%) Informix
4 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (16.00%) Visual Studio
1 8 (16.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (10.00%) Selenium
3 3 (6.00%) CruiseControl
4 2 (4.00%) WebDriver
4 2 (4.00%) NUnit
4 2 (4.00%) SoapUI
5 1 (2.00%) MSTest
5 1 (2.00%) TeamCity
5 1 (2.00%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.00%) Subversion
5 1 (2.00%) JIRA
5 1 (2.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (2.00%) HP UFT
General
1 18 (36.00%) Retail
2 6 (12.00%) Finance
3 4 (8.00%) Publishing
4 3 (6.00%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 29 (58.00%) Developer
2 17 (34.00%) .NET Developer
3 13 (26.00%) C# Developer
4 12 (24.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 8 (16.00%) ASP.NET Developer
6 5 (10.00%) Lead Software Engineer
6 5 (10.00%) Software Engineer
6 5 (10.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 5 (10.00%) Hybris Developer
7 4 (8.00%) Analyst
8 3 (6.00%) VB.NET Developer
8 3 (6.00%) VB Developer
8 3 (6.00%) Architect
8 3 (6.00%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (6.00%) VB6 Developer
9 2 (4.00%) Consultant
9 2 (4.00%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
9 2 (4.00%) Configuration Engineer
9 2 (4.00%) Project Manager
9 2 (4.00%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (58.00%) .NET
2 25 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 15 (30.00%) CSS
4 14 (28.00%) HTML
5 11 (22.00%) Web Services
6 10 (20.00%) HTML5
7 9 (18.00%) CSS3
8 8 (16.00%) jQuery
9 7 (14.00%) ASP.NET MVC
10 6 (12.00%) XHTML
11 5 (10.00%) XML
11 5 (10.00%) Spring
11 5 (10.00%) JSP
11 5 (10.00%) J2EE
12 4 (8.00%) JSTL
13 3 (6.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 3 (6.00%) Ajax
13 3 (6.00%) .NET Framework
14 2 (4.00%) XSLT
14 2 (4.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.00%) Inversion of Control
2 4 (8.00%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (6.00%) Computer Science
3 3 (6.00%) Life Science
4 1 (2.00%) CMDB
4 1 (2.00%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.00%) Windows
2 1 (2.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (46.00%) Scrum
2 20 (40.00%) E-Commerce
3 17 (34.00%) MVC
4 11 (22.00%) Waterfall
5 7 (14.00%) V-Model
5 7 (14.00%) TDD
5 7 (14.00%) UML
5 7 (14.00%) SDLC
6 5 (10.00%) Software Engineering
7 4 (8.00%) AOP
7 4 (8.00%) Kanban
7 4 (8.00%) People Management
8 3 (6.00%) Mentoring
8 3 (6.00%) Integration Testing
8 3 (6.00%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (6.00%) Extreme Programming
8 3 (6.00%) Project Management
8 3 (6.00%) Continuous Delivery
9 2 (4.00%) PRINCE2
9 2 (4.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 29 (58.00%) C#
2 15 (30.00%) SQL
3 11 (22.00%) JavaScript
4 9 (18.00%) VB.NET
4 9 (18.00%) Java
5 8 (16.00%) VB
6 4 (8.00%) VB6
7 2 (4.00%) C++
8 1 (2.00%) Perl
8 1 (2.00%) PHP
8 1 (2.00%) Python
8 1 (2.00%) XAML
8 1 (2.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (6.00%) Degree
2 1 (2.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (2.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.00%) ISO 9001
1 5 (10.00%) TickIT
2 3 (6.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.00%) hybris
3 4 (8.00%) Endeca
4 2 (4.00%) Oracle
5 1 (2.00%) Zend
5 1 (2.00%) HP
5 1 (2.00%) Perforce
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