Period
to 17 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for Agile Software Development skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Agile Software Development over the 6 months to 17 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Agile Software Development
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 +1
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 904 772 1,018
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 37.57% 35.27% 36.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 42.20% 40.06% 41.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 676 641 751
Leeds median daily rate £425 £413 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% -2.94% +13.33%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £313
90th Percentile £538 £543 £544
West Yorkshire median daily rate £420 £420 £425
% change year-on-year - -1.18% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 7
Leeds median hourly rate £24.00 £55.00 £30.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -56.36% +80.33% -82.57%
10th Percentile £17.65 £55.00 £13.20
90th Percentile £29.80 £55.00 £36.40
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £24.00 £55.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year -56.36% +80.33% -82.57%

Agile Software Development is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Leeds
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2,142 1,927 2,476
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 89.03% 88.03% 89.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,496 1,359 1,680
Leeds median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £313 £275 £292
90th Percentile £575 £550 £553
West Yorkshire median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 22 39
Leeds median hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +22.22% -2.16%
10th Percentile £11.24 £11.75 £10.20
90th Percentile £35.90 £28.97 £31.50
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.00 £14.20 £14.50
% change year-on-year +19.72% -2.07% -3.33%

Agile Software Development
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

Job postings citing Agile Software Development as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Leeds.

Job vacancy trend for Agile Software Development in Leeds

Agile Software Development
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Agile Software Development in Leeds.

Contractor daily rate trend for Agile Software Development in Leeds

Agile Software Development
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Agile Software Development in Leeds over the 6 months to 17 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Agile Software Development in Leeds

Agile Software Development
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Agile Software Development in Leeds

Agile Software Development
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Leeds

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Agile Software Development in Leeds over the 6 months to 17 October 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Agile Software Development in Leeds

For the 6 months to 17 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Agile Software Development also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Leeds region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 246 (27.21%) Java
2 236 (26.11%) JavaScript
3 216 (23.89%) TDD
4 199 (22.01%) Scrum
5 159 (17.59%) C#
6 158 (17.48%) SQL
7 148 (16.37%) Microservices
8 138 (15.27%) Test Automation
9 133 (14.71%) .NET
10 124 (13.72%) HTML
11 121 (13.38%) CSS
12 117 (12.94%) Finance
13 110 (12.17%) E-Commerce
14 109 (12.06%) Continuous Integration
14 109 (12.06%) AngularJS
15 106 (11.73%) Git (software)
16 103 (11.39%) React
17 95 (10.51%) Software Engineering
18 94 (10.40%) Spring
18 94 (10.40%) JIRA
19 93 (10.29%) BDD
20 91 (10.07%) Amazon AWS
21 88 (9.73%) DevOps
22 87 (9.62%) SQL Server
23 86 (9.51%) Docker
24 85 (9.40%) Stakeholder Management
25 82 (9.07%) Spring Boot
26 76 (8.41%) ASP.NET
27 74 (8.19%) Python
27 74 (8.19%) User Experience

Agile Software Development
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 37 (4.09%) Confluence
2 24 (2.65%) CMS
3 23 (2.54%) Apache
4 18 (1.99%) SharePoint
5 17 (1.88%) Apache Spark
6 16 (1.77%) Elasticsearch
6 16 (1.77%) nginx
7 15 (1.66%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 12 (1.33%) Sitecore CMS
9 10 (1.11%) Tomcat
10 9 (1.00%) WordPress
11 8 (0.88%) SharePoint Server
12 4 (0.44%) EPiServer
12 4 (0.44%) Jadu
13 3 (0.33%) Anypoint
13 3 (0.33%) WebLogic
14 2 (0.22%) IIS
14 2 (0.22%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 2 (0.22%) SAS
14 2 (0.22%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 12 (1.33%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (1.22%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (0.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (0.66%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 6 (0.66%) Microsoft Project
5 5 (0.55%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.22%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.11%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (0.11%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (0.11%) SAP HCM
2 1 (0.11%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 91 (10.07%) Amazon AWS
2 37 (4.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 25 (2.77%) Amazon EC2
4 16 (1.77%) SaaS
5 13 (1.44%) Trello
6 12 (1.33%) GitHub
6 12 (1.33%) npm
7 10 (1.11%) Slack
8 8 (0.88%) IaaS
9 7 (0.77%) PaaS
9 7 (0.77%) Serverless
10 6 (0.66%) Salesforce Service Cloud
11 5 (0.55%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 5 (0.55%) Amazon S3
11 5 (0.55%) AWS Lambda
12 4 (0.44%) AWS CloudFormation
12 4 (0.44%) Force.com
12 4 (0.44%) Office 365
12 4 (0.44%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 3 (0.33%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 9 (1.00%) Firewall
1 9 (1.00%) HTTP
2 7 (0.77%) DNS
2 7 (0.77%) SMS
3 4 (0.44%) Internet
3 4 (0.44%) SSL
3 4 (0.44%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.22%) DHCP
4 2 (0.22%) FTP
4 2 (0.22%) IPsec
4 2 (0.22%) WebEx
5 1 (0.11%) ATM
5 1 (0.11%) Broadband
5 1 (0.11%) Network Security
5 1 (0.11%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (9.62%) SQL Server
2 67 (7.41%) NoSQL
3 55 (6.08%) MySQL
4 38 (4.20%) MongoDB
5 29 (3.21%) Big Data
6 28 (3.10%) Relational Database
7 26 (2.88%) Hadoop
8 25 (2.77%) Data Warehouse
9 24 (2.65%) PostgreSQL
10 22 (2.43%) Apache Cassandra
11 20 (2.21%) Amazon RDS
12 19 (2.10%) Riak
13 17 (1.88%) CouchDB
14 13 (1.44%) Redis
15 12 (1.33%) GIS
16 10 (1.11%) Apache Hive
17 8 (0.88%) MS Access
17 8 (0.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 7 (0.77%) SQL Server 2008
18 7 (0.77%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 106 (11.73%) Git (software)
2 94 (10.40%) JIRA
3 72 (7.96%) Selenium
4 70 (7.74%) Jenkins
5 33 (3.65%) Maven
6 31 (3.43%) Cucumber
7 28 (3.10%) Mercurial
8 27 (2.99%) WebDriver
9 26 (2.88%) Subversion
10 23 (2.54%) Octopus Deploy
11 22 (2.43%) JMeter
12 20 (2.21%) webpack
13 19 (2.10%) PHPUnit
13 19 (2.10%) Vagrant
14 18 (1.99%) Team Foundation Server
15 17 (1.88%) SpecFlow
16 15 (1.66%) gulp
17 14 (1.55%) Jasmine
17 14 (1.55%) JUnit
18 11 (1.22%) Mockito
General
1 117 (12.94%) Finance
2 31 (3.43%) Retail
3 29 (3.21%) Banking
4 19 (2.10%) Marketing
5 16 (1.77%) Legal
6 10 (1.11%) Games
7 8 (0.88%) Telecoms
8 4 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
8 4 (0.44%) Retail Banking
9 3 (0.33%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.22%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.22%) Publishing
11 1 (0.11%) Advertising
11 1 (0.11%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.11%) Law
Job Titles
1 417 (46.13%) Developer
2 136 (15.04%) Java Developer
3 116 (12.83%) Analyst
4 66 (7.30%) .NET Developer
4 66 (7.30%) Project Manager
5 65 (7.19%) Business Analyst
6 53 (5.86%) C# Developer
6 53 (5.86%) JavaScript Developer
7 52 (5.75%) Tester
8 48 (5.31%) C# .NET Developer
9 44 (4.87%) React Developer
10 42 (4.65%) Angular Developer
11 37 (4.09%) Automation Tester
12 36 (3.98%) Python Developer
12 36 (3.98%) Test Analyst
13 34 (3.76%) Agile Business Analyst
13 34 (3.76%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 29 (3.21%) ASP.NET Developer
15 28 (3.10%) C# ASP.NET Developer
16 25 (2.77%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 133 (14.71%) .NET
2 124 (13.72%) HTML
3 121 (13.38%) CSS
4 109 (12.06%) AngularJS
5 103 (11.39%) React
6 94 (10.40%) Spring
7 82 (9.07%) Spring Boot
8 76 (8.41%) ASP.NET
9 69 (7.63%) ASP.NET Web API
10 66 (7.30%) Node.js
11 58 (6.42%) jQuery
12 54 (5.97%) ASP.NET MVC
13 53 (5.86%) RESTful
14 48 (5.31%) Web Services
15 45 (4.98%) Hibernate
16 44 (4.87%) Vue.js
17 42 (4.65%) HTML5
18 41 (4.54%) CSS3
19 39 (4.31%) RabbitMQ
20 38 (4.20%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 74 (8.19%) User Experience
2 53 (5.86%) Analytical Skills
3 30 (3.32%) NHS
4 22 (2.43%) Mobile App
5 17 (1.88%) Greenfield Project
6 14 (1.55%) Computer Science
7 11 (1.22%) Self-Motivation
8 10 (1.11%) Enterprise Software
8 10 (1.11%) Management Information System
8 10 (1.11%) Virtual Team
9 8 (0.88%) Mainframe
10 6 (0.66%) Video Conferencing
11 5 (0.55%) Client/Server
12 3 (0.33%) Blog
12 3 (0.33%) Linux Command Line
12 3 (0.33%) Mobile Banking
12 3 (0.33%) Social Media
12 3 (0.33%) W3C
13 2 (0.22%) Algorithms
13 2 (0.22%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 54 (5.97%) Linux
2 20 (2.21%) Unix
3 16 (1.77%) VMS
4 14 (1.55%) Windows
5 12 (1.33%) Apple iOS
6 10 (1.11%) Android
7 9 (1.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.33%) CentOS
8 3 (0.33%) Oracle Linux
8 3 (0.33%) Windows Server
9 2 (0.22%) AIX
9 2 (0.22%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.11%) Kali Linux
10 1 (0.11%) Solaris
10 1 (0.11%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 216 (23.89%) TDD
2 199 (22.01%) Scrum
3 148 (16.37%) Microservices
4 138 (15.27%) Test Automation
5 110 (12.17%) E-Commerce
6 109 (12.06%) Continuous Integration
7 95 (10.51%) Software Engineering
8 93 (10.29%) BDD
9 88 (9.73%) DevOps
10 85 (9.40%) Stakeholder Management
11 74 (8.19%) SDLC
12 73 (8.08%) MVC
13 62 (6.86%) Problem-Solving
13 62 (6.86%) Project Management
14 58 (6.42%) OO
15 53 (5.86%) Front End Development
15 53 (5.86%) Kanban
16 50 (5.53%) Business Intelligence
17 48 (5.31%) Open Source
18 47 (5.20%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 246 (27.21%) Java
2 236 (26.11%) JavaScript
3 159 (17.59%) C#
4 158 (17.48%) SQL
5 74 (8.19%) Python
6 70 (7.74%) Java 8
7 48 (5.31%) PHP
8 42 (4.65%) T-SQL
9 36 (3.98%) Scala
10 25 (2.77%) PowerShell
11 19 (2.10%) PHP 7
12 18 (1.99%) Groovy
13 14 (1.55%) TypeScript
14 12 (1.33%) Clojure
15 10 (1.11%) Shell Script
16 9 (1.00%) ES6
17 8 (0.88%) C
17 8 (0.88%) Ruby
18 7 (0.77%) Kotlin
19 5 (0.55%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 49 (5.42%) Degree
2 42 (4.65%) Security Cleared
3 28 (3.10%) BPSS Clearance
4 27 (2.99%) SC Cleared
5 13 (1.44%) Computer Science Degree
6 11 (1.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 8 (0.88%) ISEB
8 6 (0.66%) IIBA
9 5 (0.55%) BC Cleared
9 5 (0.55%) CISSP
9 5 (0.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 3 (0.33%) AWS Certification
10 3 (0.33%) CISM
10 3 (0.33%) CISMP
10 3 (0.33%) CRISC
10 3 (0.33%) ISTQB
10 3 (0.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 3 (0.33%) SANS
11 2 (0.22%) CBAP
11 2 (0.22%) CESG Certified Professional
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (3.76%) QA
2 20 (2.21%) PMO
3 8 (0.88%) GxP
4 5 (0.55%) GDPR
5 4 (0.44%) Data Quality
5 4 (0.44%) WCAG
6 3 (0.33%) Disclosure Scotland
6 3 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.33%) WAI
7 2 (0.22%) Actionable Recommendations
7 2 (0.22%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.11%) ISAE 3402
8 1 (0.11%) SLA
System Software
1 86 (9.51%) Docker
2 10 (1.11%) Virtual Machines
3 5 (0.55%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.44%) HDFS
5 2 (0.22%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.22%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (0.22%) vSphere
6 1 (0.11%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.11%) KVM
6 1 (0.11%) QEMU
6 1 (0.11%) Varnish
6 1 (0.11%) VMware Server
6 1 (0.11%) Xen
Systems Management
1 24 (2.65%) Puppet
2 21 (2.32%) Ansible
3 18 (1.99%) Grafana
3 18 (1.99%) Terraform
4 12 (1.33%) Opscode Chef
5 9 (1.00%) ZABBIX
6 5 (0.55%) Graylog
6 5 (0.55%) Kubernetes
7 4 (0.44%) Kibana
8 3 (0.33%) Prometheus
9 2 (0.22%) Data Guard
9 2 (0.22%) Failover Clustering
9 2 (0.22%) Graphite
9 2 (0.22%) Oozie
9 2 (0.22%) Oracle RMAN
9 2 (0.22%) Packer
10 1 (0.11%) HAProxy
10 1 (0.11%) HP Quality Center
10 1 (0.11%) Nessus
10 1 (0.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 46 (5.09%) Microsoft
2 28 (3.10%) Oracle
3 23 (2.54%) Adobe
4 20 (2.21%) Zend
5 17 (1.88%) Sitecore
6 12 (1.33%) ServiceNow
6 12 (1.33%) Splunk
7 11 (1.22%) Salesforce.com
8 8 (0.88%) Atlassian
8 8 (0.88%) Coverity
8 8 (0.88%) Red Hat
8 8 (0.88%) VMware
9 5 (0.55%) Hortonworks
10 4 (0.44%) Google
10 4 (0.44%) IBM
10 4 (0.44%) SAP
11 3 (0.33%) Dell
11 3 (0.33%) Informatica
11 3 (0.33%) Software AG
11 3 (0.33%) TIBCO