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 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 2 3 7
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +4
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 468 326 172
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 26.41% 20.46% 12.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 31.95% 26.50% 17.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 325 229 97
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£363 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £425
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
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
1465 1230 997
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 82.67% 77.21% 74.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 984 767 498
Average daily rate £375 £338 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -2.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 18 33
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £15.93
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +19.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.45 £15.00 £10.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £137.50 £149.00
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 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 March 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 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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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 0 382 £363 +11.53% 141
Bradford +5 37 £375 +7.14% 16
Halifax +3 14 £375 +30.43% 4
Wakefield +1 1 £375 - 6
Pontefract - 1 - -
Otley - - - -
Huddersfield - - - - 3
Ilkley - - - -
Castleford - - - - 1
Dewsbury - - - -
Agile Software Development
Yorkshire

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 5 March 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.

1 210 (24.97%) Java
2 178 (21.17%) SQL
3 170 (20.21%) HTML
4 164 (19.50%) .NET
5 158 (18.79%) JavaScript
6 154 (18.31%) C#
7 141 (16.77%) Scrum
8 138 (16.41%) TDD
9 137 (16.29%) Linux
10 134 (15.93%) Finance
10 134 (15.93%) Project Management
11 121 (14.39%) MVC
11 121 (14.39%) CSS
12 115 (13.67%) SQL Server
13 105 (12.49%) Continuous Integration
14 104 (12.37%) Ruby
15 98 (11.65%) Python
16 97 (11.53%) Web Services
17 94 (11.18%) Configuration Management
17 94 (11.18%) Stakeholder Management
17 94 (11.18%) jQuery
18 92 (10.94%) ASP.NET
19 87 (10.34%) Open Source
20 86 (10.23%) MongoDB
21 83 (9.87%) Waterfall
21 83 (9.87%) Oracle
22 77 (9.16%) PHP
22 77 (9.16%) DevOps
23 76 (9.04%) PRINCE2
24 74 (8.80%) Software Engineering

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

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 37 (4.40%) Apache
2 23 (2.73%) OpenStack
3 19 (2.26%) Node.js
3 19 (2.26%) SharePoint
4 17 (2.02%) CMS
5 11 (1.31%) WebSphere
5 11 (1.31%) WebLogic
6 10 (1.19%) Apache Solr
7 9 (1.07%) Tomcat
8 8 (0.95%) JBoss
9 7 (0.83%) Cloud Foundry
10 6 (0.71%) Umbraco
10 6 (0.71%) Apache ServiceMix
11 5 (0.59%) IIS
12 4 (0.48%) Adobe CQ
12 4 (0.48%) SharePoint 2010
13 3 (0.36%) nginx
13 3 (0.36%) SAS
13 3 (0.36%) BizTalk Server
14 2 (0.24%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 20 (2.38%) MS Excel
2 12 (1.43%) MS Office
3 10 (1.19%) MS Visio
4 8 (0.95%) Photoshop
4 8 (0.95%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.48%) MS Project
6 3 (0.36%) InfoPath
7 2 (0.24%) SPSS
8 1 (0.12%) Niku Workbench
Business Applications
1 15 (1.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.71%) Maximo
3 4 (0.48%) Oracle General Ledger
4 2 (0.24%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.12%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (0.12%) Magento
5 1 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 10 (1.19%) Cloud Computing
2 9 (1.07%) SaaS
3 8 (0.95%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (0.59%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (0.36%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.24%) IaaS
6 2 (0.24%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.24%) Google App Engine
7 1 (0.12%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.12%) Heroku
7 1 (0.12%) PaaS
7 1 (0.12%) Route 53
7 1 (0.12%) Trello
7 1 (0.12%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.12%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 42 (4.99%) HTTP
2 10 (1.19%) ATM
2 10 (1.19%) GSM
2 10 (1.19%) Ethernet
2 10 (1.19%) SDH
2 10 (1.19%) UMTS
2 10 (1.19%) TCP/IP
2 10 (1.19%) SSL
2 10 (1.19%) RNC
2 10 (1.19%) Radio Access Network
3 9 (1.07%) Firewall
4 6 (0.71%) WAN
4 6 (0.71%) LAN
4 6 (0.71%) GPRS
4 6 (0.71%) Cisco Nexus
5 5 (0.59%) Intranet
5 5 (0.59%) Internet
6 4 (0.48%) DNS
7 3 (0.36%) DHCP
7 3 (0.36%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 115 (13.67%) SQL Server
2 86 (10.23%) MongoDB
3 46 (5.47%) Relational Database
4 39 (4.64%) NoSQL
5 30 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 28 (3.33%) Neo4j
7 27 (3.21%) MySQL
8 26 (3.09%) SQL Server 2008
9 23 (2.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 22 (2.62%) Data Warehouse
11 21 (2.50%) Riak
12 18 (2.14%) Hypertable
12 18 (2.14%) CouchDB
13 17 (2.02%) SQL Server 2012
14 16 (1.90%) PostgreSQL
15 14 (1.66%) Oracle Database
16 11 (1.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 11 (1.31%) SQL Server 2005
17 9 (1.07%) Redis
18 7 (0.83%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 56 (6.66%) Git (software)
2 44 (5.23%) Subversion
3 39 (4.64%) Cucumber
4 32 (3.80%) Jenkins
5 31 (3.69%) Selenium
6 29 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
7 18 (2.14%) JUnit
7 18 (2.14%) Fiddler
8 17 (2.02%) SpecFlow
8 17 (2.02%) NUnit
9 16 (1.90%) JIRA
10 15 (1.78%) Maven
11 14 (1.66%) Visual Studio
12 13 (1.55%) Rhino Mocks
12 13 (1.55%) Eclipse
13 9 (1.07%) Hudson
14 8 (0.95%) QuickTest Pro
14 8 (0.95%) JMeter
14 8 (0.95%) SoapUI
15 7 (0.83%) Capybara
General
1 134 (15.93%) Finance
2 28 (3.33%) Telecoms
3 25 (2.97%) Banking
3 25 (2.97%) Retail
4 9 (1.07%) Law
5 5 (0.59%) Marketing
5 5 (0.59%) Games
5 5 (0.59%) Legal
6 4 (0.48%) Back Office
6 4 (0.48%) Manufacturing
6 4 (0.48%) Advertising
6 4 (0.48%) General Ledger
6 4 (0.48%) Retail Banking
7 2 (0.24%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.24%) Local Government
7 2 (0.24%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.12%) Italian Language
8 1 (0.12%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.12%) Publishing
8 1 (0.12%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 320 (38.05%) Developer
2 108 (12.84%) Analyst
3 89 (10.58%) Java Developer
4 88 (10.46%) .NET Developer
5 80 (9.51%) Project Manager
6 50 (5.95%) DevOps Engineer
7 48 (5.71%) Architect
8 46 (5.47%) Business Analyst
9 45 (5.35%) Test Analyst
9 45 (5.35%) Senior Developer
10 32 (3.80%) Delivery Manager
11 31 (3.69%) Tester
12 25 (2.97%) SQL Developer
13 24 (2.85%) Programme Manager
14 22 (2.62%) Front-End Developer
15 21 (2.50%) Agile Coach
16 20 (2.38%) Web Developer
16 20 (2.38%) C# Developer
16 20 (2.38%) Designer
17 19 (2.26%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 170 (20.21%) HTML
2 164 (19.50%) .NET
3 121 (14.39%) CSS
4 97 (11.53%) Web Services
5 94 (11.18%) jQuery
6 92 (10.94%) ASP.NET
7 63 (7.49%) Hibernate
8 59 (7.02%) XML
9 57 (6.78%) .NET Framework
10 55 (6.54%) REST
11 53 (6.30%) ASP.NET MVC
12 40 (4.76%) J2EE
13 38 (4.52%) WCF
14 37 (4.40%) ASP.NET Web API
15 36 (4.28%) Spring
16 30 (3.57%) HTML5
17 29 (3.45%) JAX-RS
18 28 (3.33%) CSS3
19 27 (3.21%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
20 26 (3.09%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 87 (10.34%) Open Source
2 45 (5.35%) Analytical Skills
3 36 (4.28%) User Experience
4 29 (3.45%) NHS
5 13 (1.55%) Mobile App
6 12 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
7 9 (1.07%) Management Information System
8 8 (0.95%) Clustering
8 8 (0.95%) PKI
9 6 (0.71%) Smartcard
9 6 (0.71%) Algorithms
10 5 (0.59%) Social Media
10 5 (0.59%) Data Integration
10 5 (0.59%) Client/Server
11 4 (0.48%) N-Tier
11 4 (0.48%) Replication
11 4 (0.48%) Statistics
11 4 (0.48%) Ontologies
11 4 (0.48%) Chemistry
11 4 (0.48%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 137 (16.29%) Linux
2 70 (8.32%) UNIX
3 37 (4.40%) Mac OS X
4 21 (2.50%) Windows
5 12 (1.43%) Android
6 8 (0.95%) Apple iOS
7 7 (0.83%) CentOS
8 5 (0.59%) Windows Phone
8 5 (0.59%) Windows Mobile
9 3 (0.36%) AIX
10 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.12%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.12%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 141 (16.77%) Scrum
2 138 (16.41%) TDD
3 134 (15.93%) Project Management
4 121 (14.39%) MVC
5 105 (12.49%) Continuous Integration
6 94 (11.18%) Configuration Management
6 94 (11.18%) Stakeholder Management
7 83 (9.87%) Waterfall
8 77 (9.16%) DevOps
9 76 (9.04%) PRINCE2
10 74 (8.80%) Software Engineering
11 72 (8.56%) Mentoring
12 59 (7.02%) Web Design
13 57 (6.78%) Web Development
14 56 (6.66%) BDD
15 55 (6.54%) User Stories
16 54 (6.42%) Unit Testing
17 51 (6.06%) Automated Testing
18 49 (5.83%) E-Commerce
19 47 (5.59%) Agile Project Management
Programming Languages
1 210 (24.97%) Java
2 178 (21.17%) SQL
3 158 (18.79%) JavaScript
4 154 (18.31%) C#
5 104 (12.37%) Ruby
6 98 (11.65%) Python
7 77 (9.16%) PHP
8 51 (6.06%) Bash Shell
9 31 (3.69%) C
10 25 (2.97%) Shell Script
11 23 (2.73%) T-SQL
12 16 (1.90%) Scala
13 15 (1.78%) VB
14 12 (1.43%) C++
15 9 (1.07%) PHP5
16 8 (0.95%) Perl
17 6 (0.71%) PL/SQL
18 4 (0.48%) VB6
18 4 (0.48%) PowerShell
18 4 (0.48%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 32 (3.80%) VCP4
2 28 (3.33%) Security Cleared
3 24 (2.85%) ISEB
4 21 (2.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 15 (1.78%) ISTQB
6 14 (1.66%) Degree
7 9 (1.07%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 4 (0.48%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 3 (0.36%) SC Cleared
9 3 (0.36%) BC Cleared
9 3 (0.36%) PMP
9 3 (0.36%) PMI Certification
9 3 (0.36%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (0.24%) MCTS
11 1 (0.12%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 1 (0.12%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.12%) MCITP
11 1 (0.12%) ISEB Practitioner
11 1 (0.12%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (4.64%) QA
2 12 (1.43%) SLA
3 3 (0.36%) Solvency II
3 3 (0.36%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.24%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.12%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 26 (3.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (1.78%) QEMU
2 15 (1.78%) KVM
3 6 (0.71%) Active Directory
4 4 (0.48%) Firmware
4 4 (0.48%) Xen
5 2 (0.24%) XenServer
5 2 (0.24%) Docker
5 2 (0.24%) Tivoli Directory Server
5 2 (0.24%) vSphere
6 1 (0.12%) UAG
6 1 (0.12%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 66 (7.85%) Puppet
2 65 (7.73%) Opscode Chef
3 23 (2.73%) Graphite
4 22 (2.62%) Tivoli
4 22 (2.62%) Cobbler
5 21 (2.50%) Ansible
6 20 (2.38%) Nagios
7 18 (2.14%) CFEngine
8 7 (0.83%) Salt
8 7 (0.83%) OpenIDM
8 7 (0.83%) Graylog
9 4 (0.48%) Vagrant
10 2 (0.24%) HP Quality Center
11 1 (0.12%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 1 (0.12%) HAProxy
11 1 (0.12%) SCCM
11 1 (0.12%) SCOM
Vendors
1 83 (9.87%) Oracle
2 61 (7.25%) Microsoft
3 34 (4.04%) VMware
4 26 (3.09%) Splunk
5 19 (2.26%) SaltStack
6 15 (1.78%) Zend
7 13 (1.55%) hybris
7 13 (1.55%) Cisco
8 10 (1.19%) Red Hat
8 10 (1.19%) Ericsson
8 10 (1.19%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
9 9 (1.07%) HP
10 7 (0.83%) Akamai
10 7 (0.83%) New Relic
11 6 (0.71%) CheckPoint
11 6 (0.71%) IBM
11 6 (0.71%) Adobe
12 5 (0.59%) Xamarin
12 5 (0.59%) SAP
13 4 (0.48%) Salesforce.com
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