The first table below looks at the demand for Agile Software Development skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the West Yorkshire region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 16 42 22
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -20
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 134 60 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 8.03% 3.97% 7.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.33% 5.28% 9.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 35 67
Average daily rate
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£339 £325 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.23% +3.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £275 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £416 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £364 £345
% change year-on-year
+3.09% +5.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 3
Average hourly rate £13.00 £41.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-68.67% +27.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
Processes & Methodologies Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1297 1136 1363
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 77.71% 75.13% 73.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 838 604 772
Average daily rate £350 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £213 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 41 35
Average hourly rate £14.25 £33.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.81% +88.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £14.90 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £45.00 £56.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-19.35% -
Agile Software Development
Yorkshire

Agile Software Development
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Agile Software Development Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Agile Software Development
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Agile Software Development
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Agile Software Development across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

Agile Software Development
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Agile Software Development Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Agile Software Development
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

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 West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Leeds +16 97 £340 +13.14% 43
Bradford +12 12 £320 -20.00% 2
Halifax - - - - 2
Huddersfield - - - -
Ilkley - - - -
Otley - - - -
Wakefield - - - -
Wetherby - - - -
Bingley - - - -
Agile Software Development
Yorkshire

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 98 (31.41%) .NET
2 93 (29.81%) Scrum
3 87 (27.88%) C#
4 84 (26.92%) SQL
5 75 (24.04%) JavaScript
6 71 (22.76%) SQL Server
7 63 (20.19%) MVC
8 61 (19.55%) HTML
9 60 (19.23%) Finance
10 54 (17.31%) ASP.NET
11 53 (16.99%) Web Services
12 47 (15.06%) CSS
12 47 (15.06%) Microsoft
13 45 (14.42%) Java
14 41 (13.14%) ASP.NET MVC
15 39 (12.50%) jQuery
15 39 (12.50%) Test Scripting
16 38 (12.18%) OO
16 38 (12.18%) TDD
17 35 (11.22%) Automated Testing
18 31 (9.94%) Web Development
19 30 (9.62%) .NET Framework
20 29 (9.29%) PHP
21 28 (8.97%) Project Management
21 28 (8.97%) WCF
22 27 (8.65%) Oracle
23 26 (8.33%) Windows
23 26 (8.33%) QA
23 26 (8.33%) BDD
24 24 (7.69%) VB.NET

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 21 (6.73%) SharePoint
2 7 (2.24%) CMS
3 6 (1.92%) IIS
3 6 (1.92%) MS Exchange
3 6 (1.92%) ColdFusion
3 6 (1.92%) SharePoint 2010
4 5 (1.60%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (1.60%) nginx
4 5 (1.60%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (1.28%) Apache ServiceMix
5 4 (1.28%) Apache Solr
6 2 (0.64%) Apache
6 2 (0.64%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.64%) Node.js
6 2 (0.64%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.32%) GlassFish
7 1 (0.32%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.32%) SAS
7 1 (0.32%) Tomcat
Applications
1 12 (3.85%) MS Excel
2 9 (2.88%) MS Office
3 5 (1.60%) Photoshop
4 4 (1.28%) MS Project
5 2 (0.64%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (3.21%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.32%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.32%) Force.com
1 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.92%) Internet
1 6 (1.92%) NAS
2 5 (1.60%) TCP/IP
2 5 (1.60%) SAN
2 5 (1.60%) Firewall
2 5 (1.60%) LAN
2 5 (1.60%) WAN
2 5 (1.60%) SMTP
3 4 (1.28%) Intranet
4 2 (0.64%) HTTP
5 1 (0.32%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (22.76%) SQL Server
2 18 (5.77%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (2.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (2.56%) Redis
5 7 (2.24%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (2.24%) MySQL
6 6 (1.92%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (1.60%) NoSQL
7 5 (1.60%) Riak
7 5 (1.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (1.28%) EDRMS
8 4 (1.28%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (0.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (0.64%) OLAP
10 2 (0.64%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (0.64%) Couchbase
10 2 (0.64%) Relational Database
10 2 (0.64%) MongoDB
10 2 (0.64%) CouchDB
11 1 (0.32%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 23 (7.37%) Visual Studio
2 18 (5.77%) Team Foundation Server
2 18 (5.77%) Selenium
3 14 (4.49%) JIRA
4 11 (3.53%) Cucumber
5 7 (2.24%) JMeter
6 6 (1.92%) Maven
7 5 (1.60%) RSpec
7 5 (1.60%) WebDriver
8 4 (1.28%) Jenkins
8 4 (1.28%) Git (software)
9 3 (0.96%) ERwin
10 2 (0.64%) PHPUnit
11 1 (0.32%) MSTest
11 1 (0.32%) JBehave
11 1 (0.32%) Subversion
11 1 (0.32%) NUnit
11 1 (0.32%) QuickTest Pro
11 1 (0.32%) LoadRunner
11 1 (0.32%) Ant
General
1 60 (19.23%) Finance
2 10 (3.21%) Banking
3 7 (2.24%) Back Office
4 6 (1.92%) Retail
5 3 (0.96%) Marketing
5 3 (0.96%) Local Government
5 3 (0.96%) Legal
6 2 (0.64%) Advertising
6 2 (0.64%) Publishing
6 2 (0.64%) Investment Banking
6 2 (0.64%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.32%) Law
7 1 (0.32%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 161 (51.60%) Developer
2 45 (14.42%) .NET Developer
3 39 (12.50%) Analyst
4 35 (11.22%) Tester
5 29 (9.29%) Project Manager
6 20 (6.41%) Test Analyst
7 18 (5.77%) Java Developer
8 17 (5.45%) Business Analyst
9 14 (4.49%) PHP Developer
9 14 (4.49%) Test Leader
10 13 (4.17%) Agile Project Manager
10 13 (4.17%) Architect
10 13 (4.17%) Web Developer
11 12 (3.85%) C# Developer
12 11 (3.53%) Software Developer
13 10 (3.21%) SQL Developer
14 9 (2.88%) ScrumMaster
14 9 (2.88%) VB6 Developer
14 9 (2.88%) VB Developer
15 7 (2.24%) Dynamics CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (31.41%) .NET
2 61 (19.55%) HTML
3 54 (17.31%) ASP.NET
4 53 (16.99%) Web Services
5 47 (15.06%) CSS
6 41 (13.14%) ASP.NET MVC
7 39 (12.50%) jQuery
8 30 (9.62%) .NET Framework
9 28 (8.97%) WCF
10 23 (7.37%) WinForms
10 23 (7.37%) ASP.NET MVC 3
11 19 (6.09%) HTML5
11 19 (6.09%) ASP.NET Web API
12 16 (5.13%) XML
13 13 (4.17%) Spring
14 12 (3.85%) J2EE
14 12 (3.85%) CSS3
15 10 (3.21%) WPF
15 10 (3.21%) Spring MVC
16 8 (2.56%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 19 (6.09%) NHS
2 11 (3.53%) Enterprise Software
3 9 (2.88%) Open Source
4 7 (2.24%) Mobile App
5 4 (1.28%) N-Tier
5 4 (1.28%) Computer Science
5 4 (1.28%) Data Integration
6 3 (0.96%) Reference Data
6 3 (0.96%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.64%) Graphic Design
7 2 (0.64%) iPhone
8 1 (0.32%) iSeries
8 1 (0.32%) Wiki
8 1 (0.32%) Social Media
8 1 (0.32%) iPad
8 1 (0.32%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.32%) PKI
8 1 (0.32%) Statistics
8 1 (0.32%) Cryptography
8 1 (0.32%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 26 (8.33%) Windows
2 9 (2.88%) Windows 7
3 8 (2.56%) UNIX
3 8 (2.56%) Linux
4 5 (1.60%) Android
4 5 (1.60%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (1.60%) Apple iOS
5 4 (1.28%) Windows XP
6 2 (0.64%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.64%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.32%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.32%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (29.81%) Scrum
2 63 (20.19%) MVC
3 39 (12.50%) Test Scripting
4 38 (12.18%) OO
4 38 (12.18%) TDD
5 35 (11.22%) Automated Testing
6 31 (9.94%) Web Development
7 28 (8.97%) Project Management
8 26 (8.33%) BDD
9 22 (7.05%) Stakeholder Management
10 21 (6.73%) Dependency Injection
11 18 (5.77%) Continuous Integration
12 16 (5.13%) Software Engineering
12 16 (5.13%) Unit Testing
13 15 (4.81%) User Stories
13 15 (4.81%) Test Strategy
13 15 (4.81%) OOP
13 15 (4.81%) Business Intelligence
14 14 (4.49%) PRINCE2
15 13 (4.17%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 87 (27.88%) C#
2 84 (26.92%) SQL
3 75 (24.04%) JavaScript
4 45 (14.42%) Java
5 29 (9.29%) PHP
6 24 (7.69%) VB.NET
7 14 (4.49%) VB
8 12 (3.85%) PL/SQL
9 10 (3.21%) Python
10 9 (2.88%) VB6
11 7 (2.24%) C++
12 5 (1.60%) PowerShell
12 5 (1.60%) T-SQL
13 4 (1.28%) Ruby
13 4 (1.28%) PHP5
14 3 (0.96%) Bash Shell
15 1 (0.32%) Apex Code
15 1 (0.32%) Objective-C
15 1 (0.32%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 12 (3.85%) ISEB
2 6 (1.92%) Security Cleared
3 4 (1.28%) Degree
4 3 (0.96%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (0.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.32%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.32%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.32%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (8.33%) QA
2 2 (0.64%) FATCA
2 2 (0.64%) AIFMD
3 1 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.32%) ISO 14001
3 1 (0.32%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (1.92%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (1.60%) HP Quality Center
1 5 (1.60%) Puppet
Vendors
1 47 (15.06%) Microsoft
2 27 (8.65%) Oracle
3 9 (2.88%) Zend
4 7 (2.24%) Splunk
5 6 (1.92%) Adobe
5 6 (1.92%) Salesforce.com
6 5 (1.60%) Cisco
7 4 (1.28%) Kofax
7 4 (1.28%) Twitter
7 4 (1.28%) hybris
8 2 (0.64%) Endeca
8 2 (0.64%) Unica
8 2 (0.64%) Sitecore
8 2 (0.64%) EPiServer
9 1 (0.32%) Xamarin
9 1 (0.32%) Google
9 1 (0.32%) Teradata
9 1 (0.32%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.32%) Apple
9 1 (0.32%) HP
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