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 2 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 18 15 2
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -13
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 22 27 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 7.21% 8.68% 25.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.52% 14.29% 34.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 10 37
Average daily rate
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£310 £268 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.88% -33.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £239 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £375 £472
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £32.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -3.44%
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
191 189 174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 62.62% 60.77% 73.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 92 87
Average daily rate £320 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £220 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 20 7
Average hourly rate £11.00 £20.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.00% +60.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £11.00 £9.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.60 £34.40 £22.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

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 2 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 2 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 +5 10 £363 +35.51% 9
Agile Software Development
East Midlands

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 2 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 24 (53.33%) C#
1 24 (53.33%) .NET
2 19 (42.22%) ASP.NET
2 19 (42.22%) Scrum
3 18 (40.00%) Retail
3 18 (40.00%) E-Commerce
4 17 (37.78%) CSS
5 16 (35.56%) MVC
6 15 (33.33%) HTML
7 14 (31.11%) SQL Server
8 13 (28.89%) JavaScript
9 10 (22.22%) Java
10 9 (20.00%) HTML5
10 9 (20.00%) jQuery
11 8 (17.78%) SQL
11 8 (17.78%) Web Services
11 8 (17.78%) ASP.NET MVC
11 8 (17.78%) Waterfall
11 8 (17.78%) CSS3
12 7 (15.56%) Team Foundation Server
12 7 (15.56%) XML
12 7 (15.56%) VB.NET
12 7 (15.56%) Microsoft
12 7 (15.56%) TDD
13 6 (13.33%) Spring
13 6 (13.33%) XHTML
13 6 (13.33%) J2EE
13 6 (13.33%) VB
13 6 (13.33%) JSP
14 5 (11.11%) Finance

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 (8.89%) JBoss
1 4 (8.89%) Apache Solr
2 3 (6.67%) DNN
2 3 (6.67%) IIS
3 1 (2.22%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.22%) Apache
3 1 (2.22%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.22%) WebLogic Integration
3 1 (2.22%) AquaLogic
Applications
1 4 (8.89%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.44%) Internet
2 1 (2.22%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (31.11%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (4.44%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.22%) MySQL
4 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.22%) Informix
4 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (15.56%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (11.11%) Selenium
3 4 (8.89%) Visual Studio
4 3 (6.67%) CruiseControl
4 3 (6.67%) Subversion
4 3 (6.67%) MSTest
5 2 (4.44%) SoapUI
5 2 (4.44%) NUnit
5 2 (4.44%) WebDriver
6 1 (2.22%) TeamCity
6 1 (2.22%) Git (software)
6 1 (2.22%) Maven
6 1 (2.22%) HP UFT
General
1 18 (40.00%) Retail
2 5 (11.11%) Finance
3 4 (8.89%) Publishing
4 1 (2.22%) Games
4 1 (2.22%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 30 (66.67%) Developer
2 15 (33.33%) .NET Developer
3 12 (26.67%) C# Developer
4 10 (22.22%) C# .NET Developer
5 8 (17.78%) ASP.NET Developer
6 6 (13.33%) Analyst
7 5 (11.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 5 (11.11%) Hybris Developer
8 3 (6.67%) Architect
8 3 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (6.67%) VB.NET Developer
8 3 (6.67%) VB Developer
8 3 (6.67%) VB6 Developer
9 2 (4.44%) Quality Analyst
9 2 (4.44%) Solutions Consultant
9 2 (4.44%) Project Support Analyst
9 2 (4.44%) Financial Business Analyst
9 2 (4.44%) QA Analyst
9 2 (4.44%) Team Leader
9 2 (4.44%) Development Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (53.33%) .NET
2 19 (42.22%) ASP.NET
3 17 (37.78%) CSS
4 15 (33.33%) HTML
5 9 (20.00%) jQuery
5 9 (20.00%) HTML5
6 8 (17.78%) CSS3
6 8 (17.78%) Web Services
6 8 (17.78%) ASP.NET MVC
7 7 (15.56%) XML
8 6 (13.33%) XHTML
8 6 (13.33%) Spring
8 6 (13.33%) JSP
8 6 (13.33%) J2EE
9 5 (11.11%) Ajax
9 5 (11.11%) .NET Framework
10 4 (8.89%) JSTL
10 4 (8.89%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 4 (8.89%) XSLT
11 3 (6.67%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.89%) Inversion of Control
1 4 (8.89%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.22%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.89%) Windows
2 1 (2.22%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (42.22%) Scrum
2 18 (40.00%) E-Commerce
3 16 (35.56%) MVC
4 8 (17.78%) Waterfall
5 7 (15.56%) TDD
6 5 (11.11%) SDLC
7 4 (8.89%) People Management
7 4 (8.89%) Kanban
7 4 (8.89%) AOP
8 3 (6.67%) Extreme Programming
8 3 (6.67%) Integration Testing
8 3 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (6.67%) Continuous Delivery
9 2 (4.44%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (4.44%) Stakeholder Analysis
9 2 (4.44%) Web Design
9 2 (4.44%) Business Analysis
9 2 (4.44%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (4.44%) PRINCE
9 2 (4.44%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (53.33%) C#
2 13 (28.89%) JavaScript
3 10 (22.22%) Java
4 8 (17.78%) SQL
5 7 (15.56%) VB.NET
6 6 (13.33%) VB
7 4 (8.89%) VB6
8 2 (4.44%) C++
9 1 (2.22%) Perl
9 1 (2.22%) Python
9 1 (2.22%) XAML
9 1 (2.22%) Ruby
9 1 (2.22%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (4.44%) ISEB
2 1 (2.22%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.44%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.22%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (15.56%) Microsoft
2 5 (11.11%) hybris
3 4 (8.89%) Endeca
4 2 (4.44%) Oracle
5 1 (2.22%) HP
5 1 (2.22%) Perforce
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