The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 1 3 8
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +5
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 510 370 155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 25.95% 20.88% 12.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 30.89% 26.54% 16.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 377 269 97
Average daily rate
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£360 £340 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +8.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £420 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
Average hourly rate £175.00 £13.00 £35.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1246.15% -63.38%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.13 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+3.21% +7.69%
Agile Software Development
Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the West Yorkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1651 1394 946
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 84.02% 78.67% 73.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1133 976 518
Average daily rate £370 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 19 28
Average hourly rate £23.75 £16.00 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.43% -33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.20 £11.13 £11.47
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £149.00 £110.00 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 29 May 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Agile Software Development across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

Agile Software Development Hourly Rate Histogram 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 29 May 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
Leeds +1 402 £355 +7.57% 122
Bradford +2 60 £350 - 14
Halifax -9 5 £339 -6.48% 3
Wakefield - 4 £308 - 7
Bingley - 1 - -
Agile Software Development
Yorkshire

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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.

1 241 (24.90%) SQL
2 238 (24.59%) Java
3 206 (21.28%) HTML
4 203 (20.97%) TDD
5 200 (20.66%) .NET
6 193 (19.94%) SQL Server
7 191 (19.73%) Finance
8 189 (19.52%) JavaScript
9 177 (18.29%) Scrum
10 173 (17.87%) C#
11 164 (16.94%) CSS
11 164 (16.94%) MVC
12 159 (16.43%) Continuous Integration
13 139 (14.36%) Project Management
14 133 (13.74%) Linux
15 126 (13.02%) jQuery
16 115 (11.88%) Microsoft
17 111 (11.47%) Stakeholder Management
18 110 (11.36%) Oracle
19 109 (11.26%) Waterfall
20 108 (11.16%) Configuration Management
21 103 (10.64%) Web Services
22 98 (10.12%) ASP.NET
23 88 (9.09%) Ruby
24 86 (8.88%) Software Engineering
24 86 (8.88%) Open Source
25 84 (8.68%) Python
26 80 (8.26%) BDD
27 76 (7.85%) PRINCE2
27 76 (7.85%) SQL Server Integration Services

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 40 (4.13%) Apache
2 30 (3.10%) WebSphere
3 26 (2.69%) Node.js
4 22 (2.27%) OpenStack
4 22 (2.27%) CMS
5 18 (1.86%) Tomcat
6 17 (1.76%) Cloud Foundry
7 14 (1.45%) IIS
8 12 (1.24%) nginx
8 12 (1.24%) Jetty
9 10 (1.03%) Apache Solr
9 10 (1.03%) JBoss
9 10 (1.03%) SharePoint
9 10 (1.03%) BizTalk Server
10 8 (0.83%) Umbraco
10 8 (0.83%) WebLogic
11 6 (0.62%) Confluence
12 5 (0.52%) SAS
13 4 (0.41%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 4 (0.41%) GlassFish
Applications
1 32 (3.31%) MS Excel
2 8 (0.83%) Photoshop
3 7 (0.72%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (0.62%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.52%) MS Project
5 5 (0.52%) MS Office
6 4 (0.41%) PowerPivot
7 3 (0.31%) InfoPath
8 2 (0.21%) SPSS
9 1 (0.10%) Niku Workbench
Business Applications
1 11 (1.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.52%) Maximo
3 4 (0.41%) Oracle General Ledger
3 4 (0.41%) Misys Midas
4 1 (0.10%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.10%) Unica
4 1 (0.10%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (0.10%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 29 (3.00%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (2.48%) Cloud Computing
3 12 (1.24%) Amazon EC2
3 12 (1.24%) Google App Engine
3 12 (1.24%) Google Cloud Platform
4 11 (1.14%) Microsoft Azure
5 10 (1.03%) GitHub
6 7 (0.72%) Office 365
6 7 (0.72%) SaaS
7 1 (0.10%) HP Helion
7 1 (0.10%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.10%) Trello
7 1 (0.10%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 46 (4.75%) HTTP
2 16 (1.65%) Firewall
3 12 (1.24%) DHCP
3 12 (1.24%) TCP/IP
3 12 (1.24%) FTP
3 12 (1.24%) DNS
3 12 (1.24%) SSL
3 12 (1.24%) IPsec
4 8 (0.83%) Radio Access Network
4 8 (0.83%) RNC
4 8 (0.83%) Ethernet
4 8 (0.83%) ATM
4 8 (0.83%) GSM
4 8 (0.83%) SDH
4 8 (0.83%) UMTS
5 7 (0.72%) Internet
6 6 (0.62%) Cisco Nexus
7 4 (0.41%) Intranet
8 3 (0.31%) DMZ
8 3 (0.31%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 193 (19.94%) SQL Server
2 76 (7.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 68 (7.02%) MongoDB
4 52 (5.37%) SQL Server 2012
5 47 (4.86%) Data Warehouse
6 46 (4.75%) Relational Database
7 40 (4.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 36 (3.72%) SQL Server 2008
9 34 (3.51%) Oracle Database
10 31 (3.20%) NoSQL
11 26 (2.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 24 (2.48%) Oracle Database 11g
13 20 (2.07%) MySQL
14 19 (1.96%) Neo4j
15 11 (1.14%) OLAP
16 10 (1.03%) SQL Server 2005
17 9 (0.93%) PostgreSQL
17 9 (0.93%) Hypertable
17 9 (0.93%) Riak
17 9 (0.93%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 72 (7.44%) Git (software)
2 66 (6.82%) Cucumber
3 55 (5.68%) NUnit
4 54 (5.58%) Selenium
5 51 (5.27%) Jenkins
6 45 (4.65%) Team Foundation Server
7 37 (3.82%) Subversion
8 36 (3.72%) SpecFlow
9 27 (2.79%) Rhino Mocks
10 24 (2.48%) JUnit
11 22 (2.27%) Visual Studio
12 21 (2.17%) TeamCity
13 18 (1.86%) Capybara
13 18 (1.86%) Toad
14 17 (1.76%) IntelliJ
14 17 (1.76%) JIRA
15 14 (1.45%) Eclipse
16 12 (1.24%) Maven
16 12 (1.24%) QuickTest Pro
17 9 (0.93%) Fiddler
General
1 191 (19.73%) Finance
2 28 (2.89%) Retail
3 26 (2.69%) Banking
4 24 (2.48%) Telecoms
5 9 (0.93%) Back Office
6 8 (0.83%) Marketing
7 5 (0.52%) Legal
7 5 (0.52%) Games
8 4 (0.41%) Retail Banking
8 4 (0.41%) General Ledger
8 4 (0.41%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.31%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.21%) Local Government
10 2 (0.21%) Advertising
11 1 (0.10%) Front Office
11 1 (0.10%) Publishing
11 1 (0.10%) Billing
11 1 (0.10%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.10%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 407 (42.05%) Developer
2 120 (12.40%) Analyst
3 98 (10.12%) Java Developer
4 95 (9.81%) .NET Developer
5 91 (9.40%) Project Manager
6 61 (6.30%) Business Analyst
7 48 (4.96%) Test Analyst
8 36 (3.72%) Delivery Manager
8 36 (3.72%) Architect
9 35 (3.62%) Tester
10 34 (3.51%) SQL Developer
11 32 (3.31%) Senior Developer
12 30 (3.10%) Designer
13 29 (3.00%) UX Designer
14 27 (2.79%) DevOps Engineer
15 25 (2.58%) Business Intelligence Developer
16 24 (2.48%) Web Developer
17 23 (2.38%) PHP Developer
17 23 (2.38%) C# Developer
18 20 (2.07%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 206 (21.28%) HTML
2 200 (20.66%) .NET
3 164 (16.94%) CSS
4 126 (13.02%) jQuery
5 103 (10.64%) Web Services
6 98 (10.12%) ASP.NET
7 72 (7.44%) .NET Framework
8 64 (6.61%) XML
9 59 (6.10%) ASP.NET Web API
10 58 (5.99%) WCF
11 53 (5.48%) Entity Framework
11 53 (5.48%) Hibernate
12 52 (5.37%) Spring
13 51 (5.27%) ASP.NET MVC
14 49 (5.06%) HTML5
14 49 (5.06%) JSON
15 48 (4.96%) CSS3
16 45 (4.65%) REST
17 40 (4.13%) J2EE
18 39 (4.03%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 63 (6.51%) User Experience
2 59 (6.10%) Analytical Skills
3 49 (5.06%) NHS
4 13 (1.34%) Management Information System
5 12 (1.24%) Mobile App
6 9 (0.93%) Visualisation
7 7 (0.72%) Data Integration
8 6 (0.62%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (0.62%) Data Centre
8 6 (0.62%) Human Factors
9 5 (0.52%) Replication
9 5 (0.52%) Mainframe
9 5 (0.52%) Informatics
10 4 (0.41%) Computer Science
10 4 (0.41%) W3C
11 3 (0.31%) Clustering
11 3 (0.31%) Thin Client
11 3 (0.31%) N-Tier
11 3 (0.31%) Client/Server
11 3 (0.31%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 133 (13.74%) Linux
2 67 (6.92%) UNIX
3 39 (4.03%) Mac OS X
4 25 (2.58%) Windows
5 15 (1.55%) Apple iOS
5 15 (1.55%) Android
6 7 (0.72%) Windows Phone
7 5 (0.52%) AIX
7 5 (0.52%) Windows Mobile
8 3 (0.31%) CentOS
9 2 (0.21%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.21%) zOS
10 1 (0.10%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.10%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 203 (20.97%) TDD
2 177 (18.29%) Scrum
3 164 (16.94%) MVC
4 159 (16.43%) Continuous Integration
5 139 (14.36%) Project Management
6 111 (11.47%) Stakeholder Management
7 109 (11.26%) Waterfall
8 108 (11.16%) Configuration Management
9 86 (8.88%) Software Engineering
9 86 (8.88%) Open Source
10 80 (8.26%) BDD
11 76 (7.85%) PRINCE2
12 72 (7.44%) Mentoring
13 67 (6.92%) SDLC
14 66 (6.82%) OO
14 66 (6.82%) Software Delivery
15 65 (6.71%) Web Design
15 65 (6.71%) Unit Testing
16 63 (6.51%) E-Commerce
17 54 (5.58%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 241 (24.90%) SQL
2 238 (24.59%) Java
3 189 (19.52%) JavaScript
4 173 (17.87%) C#
5 88 (9.09%) Ruby
6 84 (8.68%) Python
7 70 (7.23%) T-SQL
8 56 (5.79%) PHP
9 49 (5.06%) Bash Shell
10 26 (2.69%) PowerShell
11 25 (2.58%) PL/SQL
12 17 (1.76%) C
13 16 (1.65%) Shell Script
14 13 (1.34%) Perl
15 10 (1.03%) Scala
15 10 (1.03%) C++
16 9 (0.93%) VB
16 9 (0.93%) PHP5
17 7 (0.72%) VB6
18 4 (0.41%) XPath
Qualifications
1 35 (3.62%) Security Cleared
2 34 (3.51%) Degree
3 25 (2.58%) ISEB
4 21 (2.17%) ISTQB
5 18 (1.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 9 (0.93%) SC Cleared
7 8 (0.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 4 (0.41%) BC Cleared
8 4 (0.41%) DV Cleared
8 4 (0.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 3 (0.31%) PMI Certification
9 3 (0.31%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 2 (0.21%) PMP
11 1 (0.10%) Sun Certification
11 1 (0.10%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.10%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (5.99%) QA
2 8 (0.83%) Data Quality
2 8 (0.83%) SLA
3 3 (0.31%) Solvency II
4 2 (0.21%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.10%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.10%) HL7
System Software
1 49 (5.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (2.07%) QEMU
2 20 (2.07%) KVM
3 13 (1.34%) Xen
4 7 (0.72%) Active Directory
5 3 (0.31%) Tivoli Directory Server
6 2 (0.21%) Docker
7 1 (0.10%) Firmware
7 1 (0.10%) XenServer
7 1 (0.10%) Varnish
7 1 (0.10%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 61 (6.30%) Puppet
2 59 (6.10%) Opscode Chef
3 23 (2.38%) Ansible
4 17 (1.76%) Graylog
5 16 (1.65%) Cobbler
5 16 (1.65%) Tivoli
6 11 (1.14%) Nagios
7 9 (0.93%) Graphite
7 9 (0.93%) CFEngine
8 5 (0.52%) Salt
9 4 (0.41%) HP Quality Center
9 4 (0.41%) Vagrant
10 2 (0.21%) OpenIDM
11 1 (0.10%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 115 (11.88%) Microsoft
2 110 (11.36%) Oracle
3 55 (5.68%) VMware
4 17 (1.76%) New Relic
4 17 (1.76%) Akamai
5 15 (1.55%) Sitecore
6 13 (1.34%) Splunk
7 12 (1.24%) Zend
7 12 (1.24%) Google
8 11 (1.14%) hybris
9 10 (1.03%) SaltStack
9 10 (1.03%) Adobe
9 10 (1.03%) IBM
10 9 (0.93%) Cisco
10 9 (0.93%) HP
11 8 (0.83%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
11 8 (0.83%) Ericsson
12 5 (0.52%) Xamarin
13 4 (0.41%) EPiServer
13 4 (0.41%) Atlassian
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