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 5 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 18 11 20
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +9
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 18 40 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 6.04% 13.75% 4.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.18% 17.70% 6.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 18 9
Average daily rate
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£363 £313 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.00% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £197 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £413 £750
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.63% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-11.25% +5.82%
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
196 226 159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 65.77% 77.66% 71.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 98 46
Average daily rate £336 £300 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.08% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £125 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £458 £750
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 35 41
Average hourly rate £16.00 £27.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.81% -21.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -11.29%

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 5 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 5 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 -1 5 £263 -25.00% 16
Hinckley -1 3 - -
Loughborough 0 1 £363 +11.53% 2
Lutterworth - - - - 1
Market Harborough - - - - 3
Ashby-de-la-Zouch - - - - 1
Agile Software Development
East Midlands

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 5 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 15 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 13 (43.33%) C#
2 13 (43.33%) CSS
3 10 (33.33%) .NET
3 10 (33.33%) Waterfall
4 9 (30.00%) SQL Server
4 9 (30.00%) HTML
4 9 (30.00%) Microsoft
5 8 (26.67%) XML
6 7 (23.33%) Web Services
6 7 (23.33%) E-Commerce
6 7 (23.33%) MVC
6 7 (23.33%) Scrum
6 7 (23.33%) jQuery
7 6 (20.00%) SharePoint
8 5 (16.67%) Windows
8 5 (16.67%) Java
8 5 (16.67%) IIS
8 5 (16.67%) Visual Studio
8 5 (16.67%) ASP.NET
8 5 (16.67%) TDD
8 5 (16.67%) Ajax
8 5 (16.67%) .NET Framework
9 4 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (13.33%) Spring
9 4 (13.33%) Subversion
9 4 (13.33%) Maven
9 4 (13.33%) LINQ
9 4 (13.33%) JSON
9 4 (13.33%) Spring MVC

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 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 6 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 5 (16.67%) IIS
3 3 (10.00%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (6.67%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (6.67%) Kentico
4 2 (6.67%) Node.js
4 2 (6.67%) Apache
4 2 (6.67%) CMS
5 1 (3.33%) JBoss
Applications
1 4 (13.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.33%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.67%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.67%) FTP
1 2 (6.67%) Internet
2 1 (3.33%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (6.67%) MS Access
4 2 (6.67%) DTS
5 1 (3.33%) Informix
5 1 (3.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (16.67%) Visual Studio
2 4 (13.33%) Subversion
2 4 (13.33%) Maven
2 4 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (10.00%) MSTest
3 3 (10.00%) Selenium
3 3 (10.00%) Git (software)
4 2 (6.67%) Grunt
4 2 (6.67%) NUnit
4 2 (6.67%) WebDriver
4 2 (6.67%) TeamCity
5 1 (3.33%) JIRA
5 1 (3.33%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (10.00%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) Retail
3 1 (3.33%) Games
3 1 (3.33%) Back Office
3 1 (3.33%) Advertising
3 1 (3.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 19 (63.33%) Developer
2 6 (20.00%) Analyst
3 5 (16.67%) .NET Developer
4 4 (13.33%) C# Developer
4 4 (13.33%) Business Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) Project Manager
5 3 (10.00%) Java Developer
5 3 (10.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 3 (10.00%) J2EE Developer
5 3 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Python/Django Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Django Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Quality Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Financial Business Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Python Developer
6 2 (6.67%) QA Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Financial Services Business Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Agile Business Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (43.33%) CSS
2 10 (33.33%) .NET
3 9 (30.00%) HTML
4 8 (26.67%) XML
5 7 (23.33%) Web Services
5 7 (23.33%) jQuery
6 5 (16.67%) ASP.NET
6 5 (16.67%) Ajax
6 5 (16.67%) .NET Framework
7 4 (13.33%) Spring
7 4 (13.33%) LINQ
7 4 (13.33%) JSON
7 4 (13.33%) Spring MVC
7 4 (13.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 4 (13.33%) JSP
8 3 (10.00%) XSLT
8 3 (10.00%) J2EE
8 3 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 2 (6.67%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.67%) User Experience
3 1 (3.33%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.67%) Windows
2 4 (13.33%) UNIX
3 2 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (33.33%) Waterfall
2 7 (23.33%) E-Commerce
2 7 (23.33%) MVC
2 7 (23.33%) Scrum
3 5 (16.67%) TDD
4 3 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (10.00%) PRINCE2
4 3 (10.00%) OOP
4 3 (10.00%) Stakeholder Analysis
5 2 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (6.67%) Business Analysis
5 2 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (6.67%) Unit Testing
5 2 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (6.67%) BDD
5 2 (6.67%) OO
5 2 (6.67%) UML
5 2 (6.67%) Workflow
5 2 (6.67%) PRINCE
6 1 (3.33%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 15 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 13 (43.33%) C#
3 5 (16.67%) Java
4 3 (10.00%) Python
4 3 (10.00%) SQL
4 3 (10.00%) VB
5 2 (6.67%) PowerShell
5 2 (6.67%) C++
6 1 (3.33%) XAML
6 1 (3.33%) VB.NET
6 1 (3.33%) Perl
6 1 (3.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (10.00%) ISEB
2 1 (3.33%) Degree
2 1 (3.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) WAI
1 2 (6.67%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.67%) hybris
2 2 (6.67%) Oracle
3 1 (3.33%) Perforce
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