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 3 months to 24 March 2017 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Agile Software Development
Rank 1 1 2
Rank change year-on-year 0 +1  
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 404 482 384
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 39.19% 34.21% 33.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 46.07% 40.23% 38.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 282 371 270
Median daily rate £400 £420 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +20.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £600 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +5.00% +3.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £18.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £42.25 £36.13
% change year-on-year -0.59% +16.95%  

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

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Leeds
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 877 1198 1008
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 85.06% 85.02% 87.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 598 851 675
Median daily rate £400 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £310 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 20 16
Median hourly rate £14.93 £13.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.84% -27.77%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.14 £10.20 £14.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £19.46 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

Agile Software Development
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leeds citing Agile Software Development as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 24 March 2017.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Agile Software Development in Leeds.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Agile Software Development in Leeds

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Agile Software Development also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Leeds region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 287 (39.15%) Java
2 214 (29.20%) JavaScript
3 202 (27.56%) Scrum
4 162 (22.10%) HTML
5 152 (20.74%) CSS
6 143 (19.51%) TDD
7 128 (17.46%) SQL
8 124 (16.92%) Python
9 115 (15.69%) User Experience
10 112 (15.28%) Git (software)
11 110 (15.01%) Linux
12 103 (14.05%) RESTful
13 96 (13.10%) AngularJS
14 95 (12.96%) Jenkins
15 94 (12.82%) Spring
16 93 (12.69%) Continuous Integration
17 91 (12.41%) MVC
18 89 (12.14%) Software Engineering
19 86 (11.73%) HTML5
20 83 (11.32%) MongoDB
21 80 (10.91%) DevOps
22 78 (10.64%) Scala
22 78 (10.64%) .NET
23 75 (10.23%) Open Source
23 75 (10.23%) REST
24 74 (10.10%) BDD
24 74 (10.10%) C#
25 71 (9.69%) PHP
25 71 (9.69%) Kanban
25 71 (9.69%) NoSQL

Agile Software Development
Top Related 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 40 (5.46%) Confluence
2 29 (3.96%) Apache
3 14 (1.91%) CMS
4 13 (1.77%) Tomcat
5 12 (1.64%) Cloud Foundry
6 9 (1.23%) Mule
7 8 (1.09%) WebSphere
8 7 (0.95%) OpenStack
8 7 (0.95%) WebSphere Application Server
9 6 (0.82%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 6 (0.82%) Mule ESB
10 5 (0.68%) Apache Spark
10 5 (0.68%) Elasticsearch
11 4 (0.55%) Sitecore CMS
11 4 (0.55%) WordPress
12 3 (0.41%) Apache Solr
12 3 (0.41%) IIS
12 3 (0.41%) nginx
12 3 (0.41%) SharePoint
13 2 (0.27%) JBoss
Applications
1 10 (1.36%) MS Excel
2 5 (0.68%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 4 (0.55%) MS Project
3 4 (0.55%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.27%) InVision
4 2 (0.27%) OmniGraffle
5 1 (0.14%) HipChat
5 1 (0.14%) MS Office
5 1 (0.14%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.14%) Stata
Business Applications
1 1 (0.14%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.14%) Primavera
1 1 (0.14%) Sage 50
1 1 (0.14%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 38 (5.18%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (2.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (1.64%) IaaS
4 10 (1.36%) GitHub
5 8 (1.09%) Google Cloud Platform
5 8 (1.09%) Loggly
5 8 (1.09%) PaaS
5 8 (1.09%) Sumo Logic
6 6 (0.82%) Google Analytics
7 4 (0.55%) CloudBees
8 3 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (0.41%) OpenShift
8 3 (0.41%) SaaS
9 2 (0.27%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (0.27%) Google Play
9 2 (0.27%) iTunes
9 2 (0.27%) Office 365
9 2 (0.27%) Slack
10 1 (0.14%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 56 (7.64%) HTTP
2 16 (2.18%) Internet
3 9 (1.23%) DNS
3 9 (1.23%) OpenLDAP
3 9 (1.23%) TCP/IP
4 8 (1.09%) Firewall
5 4 (0.55%) LDAP
5 4 (0.55%) SMTP
5 4 (0.55%) SSH
6 3 (0.41%) WAN
7 1 (0.14%) Intranet
7 1 (0.14%) Kerberos
7 1 (0.14%) LAN
7 1 (0.14%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (11.32%) MongoDB
2 71 (9.69%) NoSQL
3 57 (7.78%) MySQL
3 57 (7.78%) Relational Database
4 53 (7.23%) SQL Server
5 51 (6.96%) PostgreSQL
6 34 (4.64%) Apache Cassandra
7 26 (3.55%) Redis
8 12 (1.64%) Riak
9 10 (1.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 9 (1.23%) SQL Server 2008
11 8 (1.09%) Data Warehouse
11 8 (1.09%) Hadoop
12 7 (0.95%) RDBMS
13 6 (0.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 5 (0.68%) Big Data
14 5 (0.68%) HBase
14 5 (0.68%) SQL Server 2005
15 4 (0.55%) SQL Server 2012
16 3 (0.41%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 112 (15.28%) Git (software)
2 95 (12.96%) Jenkins
3 59 (8.05%) JIRA
4 53 (7.23%) Selenium
5 44 (6.00%) JUnit
5 44 (6.00%) Subversion
6 35 (4.77%) Cucumber
6 35 (4.77%) Jasmine
7 34 (4.64%) Grunt
8 27 (3.68%) Maven
8 27 (3.68%) Visual Studio
9 23 (3.14%) WebDriver
10 20 (2.73%) JMeter
11 19 (2.59%) gulp
12 12 (1.64%) SoapUI
13 11 (1.50%) Xcode
14 10 (1.36%) Android Studio
14 10 (1.36%) Mercurial
14 10 (1.36%) PHPUnit
15 8 (1.09%) Vagrant
General
1 66 (9.00%) Finance
2 27 (3.68%) Telecoms
3 21 (2.86%) Retail
4 19 (2.59%) Banking
5 14 (1.91%) Publishing
6 11 (1.50%) Back Office
6 11 (1.50%) Law
7 9 (1.23%) Games
7 9 (1.23%) Marketing
8 8 (1.09%) Advertising
9 7 (0.95%) Billing
10 6 (0.82%) Legal
10 6 (0.82%) Retail Banking
11 5 (0.68%) Online Betting
12 2 (0.27%) German Language
12 2 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.14%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 383 (52.25%) Developer
2 120 (16.37%) Java Developer
3 72 (9.82%) Analyst
4 55 (7.50%) Business Analyst
5 51 (6.96%) Architect
6 49 (6.68%) JavaScript Developer
7 44 (6.00%) .NET Developer
8 34 (4.64%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 30 (4.09%) Scala Developer
9 30 (4.09%) User Researcher
10 29 (3.96%) Tester
11 28 (3.82%) Project Manager
12 27 (3.68%) Android Developer
12 27 (3.68%) DevOps Engineer
12 27 (3.68%) PHP Developer
13 26 (3.55%) iOS Developer
13 26 (3.55%) Senior Developer
14 25 (3.41%) Designer
14 25 (3.41%) Python Developer
15 24 (3.27%) User Experience Researcher
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 162 (22.10%) HTML
2 152 (20.74%) CSS
3 103 (14.05%) RESTful
4 96 (13.10%) AngularJS
5 94 (12.82%) Spring
6 86 (11.73%) HTML5
7 78 (10.64%) .NET
8 75 (10.23%) REST
9 68 (9.28%) CSS3
10 52 (7.09%) Node.js
11 50 (6.82%) Web Services
12 48 (6.55%) ASP.NET
13 47 (6.41%) JSON
14 42 (5.73%) Hibernate
15 41 (5.59%) SOAP
16 39 (5.32%) Django
17 37 (5.05%) .NET Framework
18 34 (4.64%) ASP.NET MVC
18 34 (4.64%) Sass
19 33 (4.50%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 115 (15.69%) User Experience
2 65 (8.87%) Analytical Skills
3 49 (6.68%) Mobile App
4 22 (3.00%) Algorithms
5 19 (2.59%) Data Structures
6 18 (2.46%) NHS
7 15 (2.05%) Data Centre
7 15 (2.05%) Enterprise Software
8 10 (1.36%) Social Media
9 9 (1.23%) iPhone
9 9 (1.23%) Replication
10 6 (0.82%) Management Information System
10 6 (0.82%) Tandem
11 5 (0.68%) Private Cloud
12 4 (0.55%) Computer Science
12 4 (0.55%) RIA
12 4 (0.55%) Virtual Team
12 4 (0.55%) VxBlock/Vblock
13 3 (0.41%) Wiki
14 2 (0.27%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 110 (15.01%) Linux
2 37 (5.05%) Android
3 33 (4.50%) Unix
4 32 (4.37%) Apple iOS
5 19 (2.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 18 (2.46%) Windows
7 15 (2.05%) Mac OS X
8 5 (0.68%) CoreOS
8 5 (0.68%) Windows Server
9 2 (0.27%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (0.14%) AIX
10 1 (0.14%) CentOS
10 1 (0.14%) HPUX
10 1 (0.14%) Solaris
10 1 (0.14%) VMS
10 1 (0.14%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.14%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.14%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 202 (27.56%) Scrum
2 143 (19.51%) TDD
3 93 (12.69%) Continuous Integration
4 91 (12.41%) MVC
5 89 (12.14%) Software Engineering
6 80 (10.91%) DevOps
7 75 (10.23%) Open Source
8 74 (10.10%) BDD
9 71 (9.69%) Kanban
10 68 (9.28%) OO
11 67 (9.14%) Automated Testing
12 63 (8.59%) User Stories
13 60 (8.19%) Unit Testing
14 59 (8.05%) Configuration Management
15 53 (7.23%) Front End Development
15 53 (7.23%) Project Management
16 51 (6.96%) Waterfall
17 47 (6.41%) Microservices
18 45 (6.14%) Continuous Improvement
19 43 (5.87%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 287 (39.15%) Java
2 214 (29.20%) JavaScript
3 128 (17.46%) SQL
4 124 (16.92%) Python
5 78 (10.64%) Scala
6 74 (10.10%) C#
7 71 (9.69%) PHP
8 70 (9.55%) Ruby
9 30 (4.09%) Bash Shell
10 25 (3.41%) Apple Swift
11 17 (2.32%) Objective-C
12 16 (2.18%) T-SQL
12 16 (2.18%) TypeScript
13 15 (2.05%) C++
14 13 (1.77%) Go
15 7 (0.95%) C
15 7 (0.95%) Groovy
15 7 (0.95%) PowerShell
15 7 (0.95%) Shell Script
16 5 (0.68%) VB6
Qualifications
1 45 (6.14%) Degree
2 20 (2.73%) Security Cleared
3 14 (1.91%) BPSS Clearance
3 14 (1.91%) ISEB
4 11 (1.50%) ISTQB
5 6 (0.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (0.27%) CTC Cleared
6 2 (0.27%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.14%) AWS Certification
7 1 (0.14%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.14%) IIBA
7 1 (0.14%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.14%) PMP
7 1 (0.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (4.50%) QA
2 10 (1.36%) Disclosure Scotland
3 6 (0.82%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.55%) PMO
4 4 (0.55%) SDET
5 2 (0.27%) FATCA
5 2 (0.27%) IFRS
5 2 (0.27%) IFRS 9
5 2 (0.27%) WCAG
6 1 (0.14%) HL7
6 1 (0.14%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 47 (6.41%) Docker
2 6 (0.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.68%) HDFS
3 5 (0.68%) VirtualBox
4 4 (0.55%) VMware ESX
5 3 (0.41%) vCloud
5 3 (0.41%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (0.41%) vSphere
6 2 (0.27%) Active Directory
6 2 (0.27%) XenServer
7 1 (0.14%) Xen
Systems Management
1 52 (7.09%) Puppet
2 35 (4.77%) Opscode Chef
3 31 (4.23%) Ansible
4 16 (2.18%) Salt
5 15 (2.05%) Nagios
6 8 (1.09%) Kubernetes
6 8 (1.09%) ZABBIX
7 7 (0.95%) Oracle Identity Management
7 7 (0.95%) Oracle Identity Manager
8 5 (0.68%) vRealize
9 3 (0.41%) HP Quality Center
10 2 (0.27%) Graphite
10 2 (0.27%) Opsview
10 2 (0.27%) Rancher
11 1 (0.14%) QRadar
11 1 (0.14%) SCCM
11 1 (0.14%) SCOM
Vendors
1 46 (6.28%) Oracle
2 29 (3.96%) Google
3 27 (3.68%) Microsoft
4 25 (3.41%) Splunk
5 18 (2.46%) Red Hat
5 18 (2.46%) Zend
6 16 (2.18%) MuleSoft
7 15 (2.05%) VMware
8 13 (1.77%) New Relic
9 10 (1.36%) Adobe
9 10 (1.36%) Rackspace
10 9 (1.23%) SaltStack
11 6 (0.82%) IBM
11 6 (0.82%) Sitecore
12 5 (0.68%) AppDynamics
12 5 (0.68%) Tableau
13 4 (0.55%) Cognos
13 4 (0.55%) hybris
14 3 (0.41%) Cloudera
15 2 (0.27%) Hortonworks
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: 12 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Net Talent
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Rate: From £340 to £375 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: £340 - £360 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £440.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day 4 months likely to extend.
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Rate: From £500 to £550 per day Rate flexible £500-550/day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified NEG
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450 - £500 per day + DOE
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 - £440 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Ventula Consulting Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day 4 Months initially
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: £450 - £500 per day + Excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago