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 5 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 2 2 4
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 502 393 202
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 25.29% 22.09% 15.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 30.37% 28.54% 20.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 339 287 121
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £253 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £411 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £387 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.89% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £18.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £35.00 £37.20
% change year-on-year
+1.42% -5.91%
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
1653 1377 969
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 83.27% 77.40% 73.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 1083 949 522
Average daily rate £370 £345 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.24% +6.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £225 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £434
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 19 27
Average hourly rate £17.88 £19.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.92% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £15.10 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £110.00 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.33 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-1.07% -5.23%

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 5 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
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 5 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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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 +1 394 £350 +7.69% 119
Bradford 0 61 £350 - 15
Halifax -4 9 £328 +14.08% 3
Wakefield +6 3 £325 - 9
Bingley - 1 - -
Pontefract - 1 - -
Agile Software Development
Yorkshire

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 5 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.

1 235 (24.82%) Java
2 213 (22.49%) SQL
3 186 (19.64%) Finance
4 182 (19.22%) HTML
5 169 (17.85%) .NET
6 163 (17.21%) JavaScript
7 161 (17.00%) TDD
8 154 (16.26%) Project Management
9 152 (16.05%) Scrum
10 150 (15.84%) SQL Server
11 145 (15.31%) Linux
12 143 (15.10%) CSS
13 141 (14.89%) C#
14 130 (13.73%) MVC
15 124 (13.09%) Continuous Integration
16 120 (12.67%) Stakeholder Management
17 115 (12.14%) Waterfall
18 114 (12.04%) Open Source
19 110 (11.62%) Configuration Management
20 103 (10.88%) jQuery
21 96 (10.14%) Oracle
22 94 (9.93%) Microsoft
23 93 (9.82%) Web Services
24 89 (9.40%) Python
25 87 (9.19%) Ruby
26 85 (8.98%) ASP.NET
27 75 (7.92%) PRINCE2
28 73 (7.71%) Software Engineering
29 72 (7.60%) MongoDB
30 70 (7.39%) Puppet

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

For the 6 months to 5 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 39 (4.12%) Apache
2 25 (2.64%) Node.js
3 24 (2.53%) WebSphere
4 21 (2.22%) OpenStack
4 21 (2.22%) CMS
5 18 (1.90%) Tomcat
6 14 (1.48%) Cloud Foundry
6 14 (1.48%) IIS
6 14 (1.48%) SharePoint
7 12 (1.27%) nginx
7 12 (1.27%) Jetty
8 11 (1.16%) WebLogic
9 10 (1.06%) JBoss
10 9 (0.95%) Apache Solr
11 8 (0.84%) BizTalk Server
12 6 (0.63%) Apache ServiceMix
12 6 (0.63%) Umbraco
13 3 (0.32%) SAS
13 3 (0.32%) WebSphere Application Server
13 3 (0.32%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 33 (3.48%) MS Excel
2 8 (0.84%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (0.74%) Photoshop
3 7 (0.74%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.53%) MS Project
4 5 (0.53%) MS Office
5 3 (0.32%) InfoPath
5 3 (0.32%) PowerPivot
6 2 (0.21%) SPSS
7 1 (0.11%) Niku Workbench
Business Applications
1 13 (1.37%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.63%) Maximo
3 4 (0.42%) Misys Midas
3 4 (0.42%) Oracle General Ledger
4 2 (0.21%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.11%) Unica
5 1 (0.11%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.11%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 21 (2.22%) Cloud Computing
1 21 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (1.27%) Google Cloud Platform
2 12 (1.27%) Amazon EC2
2 12 (1.27%) Google App Engine
3 11 (1.16%) SaaS
4 10 (1.06%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (0.63%) Office 365
6 1 (0.11%) IaaS
6 1 (0.11%) GitHub
6 1 (0.11%) Trello
6 1 (0.11%) OpenShift
6 1 (0.11%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 53 (5.60%) HTTP
2 20 (2.11%) Firewall
3 19 (2.01%) SSL
3 19 (2.01%) TCP/IP
4 12 (1.27%) IPsec
4 12 (1.27%) FTP
4 12 (1.27%) DHCP
4 12 (1.27%) DNS
5 8 (0.84%) Radio Access Network
5 8 (0.84%) Ethernet
5 8 (0.84%) SDH
5 8 (0.84%) UMTS
5 8 (0.84%) ATM
5 8 (0.84%) GSM
5 8 (0.84%) RNC
6 6 (0.63%) Cisco Nexus
6 6 (0.63%) LAN
6 6 (0.63%) GPRS
6 6 (0.63%) WAN
7 5 (0.53%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 150 (15.84%) SQL Server
2 72 (7.60%) MongoDB
3 64 (6.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 47 (4.96%) Data Warehouse
4 47 (4.96%) Relational Database
5 42 (4.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 38 (4.01%) NoSQL
7 35 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
8 27 (2.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 26 (2.75%) Oracle Database
9 26 (2.75%) SQL Server 2008
10 22 (2.32%) MySQL
11 21 (2.22%) Neo4j
12 16 (1.69%) PostgreSQL
13 14 (1.48%) Riak
13 14 (1.48%) Hypertable
13 14 (1.48%) CouchDB
14 13 (1.37%) Oracle Database 11g
15 12 (1.27%) OLAP
16 9 (0.95%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 67 (7.07%) Git (software)
2 46 (4.86%) Team Foundation Server
3 45 (4.75%) Jenkins
4 44 (4.65%) Subversion
5 40 (4.22%) Cucumber
6 33 (3.48%) Selenium
7 22 (2.32%) SpecFlow
8 21 (2.22%) NUnit
9 17 (1.80%) Visual Studio
9 17 (1.80%) JUnit
10 15 (1.58%) JIRA
11 14 (1.48%) Capybara
11 14 (1.48%) TeamCity
11 14 (1.48%) Rhino Mocks
11 14 (1.48%) IntelliJ
11 14 (1.48%) Fiddler
12 13 (1.37%) Eclipse
13 12 (1.27%) JMeter
13 12 (1.27%) QuickTest Pro
13 12 (1.27%) Maven
General
1 186 (19.64%) Finance
2 32 (3.38%) Retail
3 28 (2.96%) Banking
4 22 (2.32%) Telecoms
5 9 (0.95%) Marketing
5 9 (0.95%) Law
6 7 (0.74%) Games
7 6 (0.63%) Legal
8 5 (0.53%) Retail Banking
9 4 (0.42%) Manufacturing
9 4 (0.42%) Financial Institution
9 4 (0.42%) General Ledger
10 3 (0.32%) Advertising
10 3 (0.32%) Back Office
11 2 (0.21%) Local Government
12 1 (0.11%) Billing
12 1 (0.11%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.11%) Italian Language
12 1 (0.11%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 358 (37.80%) Developer
2 128 (13.52%) Analyst
3 92 (9.71%) Java Developer
4 89 (9.40%) Project Manager
5 75 (7.92%) .NET Developer
6 67 (7.07%) Business Analyst
7 48 (5.07%) Test Analyst
8 44 (4.65%) Architect
9 40 (4.22%) Senior Developer
10 34 (3.59%) DevOps Engineer
11 33 (3.48%) Tester
12 32 (3.38%) Delivery Manager
12 32 (3.38%) Designer
13 29 (3.06%) UX Designer
14 28 (2.96%) Programme Manager
15 26 (2.75%) SQL Developer
16 23 (2.43%) PHP Developer
16 23 (2.43%) Web Developer
17 21 (2.22%) Business Intelligence Developer
17 21 (2.22%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 182 (19.22%) HTML
2 169 (17.85%) .NET
3 143 (15.10%) CSS
4 103 (10.88%) jQuery
5 93 (9.82%) Web Services
6 85 (8.98%) ASP.NET
7 64 (6.76%) XML
8 57 (6.02%) Hibernate
9 52 (5.49%) REST
10 51 (5.39%) .NET Framework
11 50 (5.28%) WCF
12 46 (4.86%) J2EE
13 44 (4.65%) ASP.NET MVC
14 43 (4.54%) HTML5
15 40 (4.22%) CSS3
16 38 (4.01%) Spring
17 36 (3.80%) JSON
18 34 (3.59%) ASP.NET Web API
18 34 (3.59%) Entity Framework
19 32 (3.38%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 114 (12.04%) Open Source
2 58 (6.12%) Analytical Skills
3 49 (5.17%) User Experience
4 31 (3.27%) NHS
5 16 (1.69%) Management Information System
6 9 (0.95%) Mobile App
7 7 (0.74%) PKI
7 7 (0.74%) Data Integration
7 7 (0.74%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (0.63%) Smartcard
8 6 (0.63%) Human Factors
9 5 (0.53%) Replication
9 5 (0.53%) Social Media
10 4 (0.42%) Visualisation
10 4 (0.42%) Smart Meter
10 4 (0.42%) Algorithms
10 4 (0.42%) Client/Server
10 4 (0.42%) Statistics
10 4 (0.42%) Informatics
11 3 (0.32%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 145 (15.31%) Linux
2 67 (7.07%) UNIX
3 39 (4.12%) Mac OS X
4 22 (2.32%) Windows
5 13 (1.37%) Android
6 10 (1.06%) Apple iOS
7 7 (0.74%) CentOS
7 7 (0.74%) Windows Phone
8 5 (0.53%) Windows Mobile
8 5 (0.53%) AIX
9 1 (0.11%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.11%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 161 (17.00%) TDD
2 154 (16.26%) Project Management
3 152 (16.05%) Scrum
4 130 (13.73%) MVC
5 124 (13.09%) Continuous Integration
6 120 (12.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 115 (12.14%) Waterfall
8 110 (11.62%) Configuration Management
9 75 (7.92%) PRINCE2
10 73 (7.71%) Software Engineering
11 70 (7.39%) BDD
12 69 (7.29%) Mentoring
13 68 (7.18%) Unit Testing
14 66 (6.97%) DevOps
15 63 (6.65%) Web Design
16 55 (5.81%) Software Delivery
17 54 (5.70%) Business Intelligence
18 53 (5.60%) Responsive Web Design
19 49 (5.17%) E-Commerce
19 49 (5.17%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 235 (24.82%) Java
2 213 (22.49%) SQL
3 163 (17.21%) JavaScript
4 141 (14.89%) C#
5 89 (9.40%) Python
6 87 (9.19%) Ruby
7 68 (7.18%) PHP
8 49 (5.17%) T-SQL
9 47 (4.96%) Bash Shell
10 29 (3.06%) C
11 19 (2.01%) Shell Script
12 16 (1.69%) Scala
13 15 (1.58%) PL/SQL
14 14 (1.48%) C++
14 14 (1.48%) VB
15 13 (1.37%) PowerShell
16 9 (0.95%) PHP5
17 7 (0.74%) Perl
18 5 (0.53%) VB6
19 4 (0.42%) XPath
Qualifications
1 34 (3.59%) Security Cleared
2 26 (2.75%) Degree
2 26 (2.75%) ISEB
3 20 (2.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 20 (2.11%) ISTQB
4 9 (0.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (0.53%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 4 (0.42%) SC Cleared
7 3 (0.32%) BC Cleared
7 3 (0.32%) PMI Certification
7 3 (0.32%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 2 (0.21%) PMP
9 1 (0.11%) ISEB Practitioner
9 1 (0.11%) MCTS
9 1 (0.11%) MCITP
9 1 (0.11%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.11%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (5.39%) QA
2 8 (0.84%) SLA
3 6 (0.63%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.32%) Solvency II
5 2 (0.21%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.11%) HL7
6 1 (0.11%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 45 (4.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (2.01%) QEMU
2 19 (2.01%) KVM
3 13 (1.37%) Xen
4 5 (0.53%) Active Directory
5 4 (0.42%) Firmware
6 3 (0.32%) Tivoli Directory Server
7 2 (0.21%) Docker
8 1 (0.11%) XenServer
8 1 (0.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 70 (7.39%) Puppet
2 68 (7.18%) Opscode Chef
3 28 (2.96%) Ansible
4 19 (2.01%) Tivoli
4 19 (2.01%) Cobbler
5 16 (1.69%) Nagios
6 14 (1.48%) Graylog
6 14 (1.48%) CFEngine
6 14 (1.48%) Graphite
7 7 (0.74%) OpenIDM
8 5 (0.53%) Salt
9 4 (0.42%) HP Quality Center
9 4 (0.42%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 96 (10.14%) Oracle
2 94 (9.93%) Microsoft
3 51 (5.39%) VMware
4 22 (2.32%) Splunk
5 15 (1.58%) SaltStack
6 14 (1.48%) New Relic
6 14 (1.48%) Akamai
7 13 (1.37%) Cisco
8 12 (1.27%) Google
8 12 (1.27%) Zend
9 10 (1.06%) hybris
9 10 (1.06%) HP
10 9 (0.95%) IBM
11 8 (0.84%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
11 8 (0.84%) Adobe
11 8 (0.84%) Ericsson
12 7 (0.74%) Red Hat
12 7 (0.74%) Sitecore
13 6 (0.63%) CheckPoint
14 5 (0.53%) Xamarin
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
Leeds
Pertemps ERP
Rate: £325 per annum, Benefits: Day Rate £325
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Rate: £270 - £310 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
iSource IT
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Up to £320 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Rate: Up to £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Rate: Up to £325 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Rate: Up to £325 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Rate: Up to £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Head Resourcing
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Real Staffing
Rate: £325 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Interquest - IQ ERP
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire
Thomson Reuters
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Leeds
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £350 - 400 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
Leeds
Interquest - IQ ERP
Rate: £360 - £400 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
Leeds
Interquest - IQ ERP
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 18 days ago