Period
to 19 December 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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1 1 2
Rank change year-on-year 0 +1 -1
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 826 771 819
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 34.33% 34.16% 32.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 38.80% 39.18% 36.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 627 656 553
Leeds median daily rate £420 £420 £420
10th Percentile £320 £313 £310
90th Percentile £538 £543 £528
West Yorkshire median daily rate £420 £420 £420
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 7
Leeds median hourly rate £22.75 £55.00 £30.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -58.64% +80.33% -32.22%
10th Percentile £16.19 £55.00 £13.20
90th Percentile £33.60 £55.00 £36.40
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £22.75 £55.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year -58.64% +80.33% -32.22%

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 2,129 1,968 2,244
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 88.49% 87.20% 88.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,474 1,394 1,485
Leeds median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +1.27%
10th Percentile £313 £270 £275
90th Percentile £575 £550 £550
West Yorkshire median daily rate £416 £406 £400
% change year-on-year +2.47% +1.38% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 34 40
Leeds median hourly rate £17.50 £26.75 £13.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -34.58% +101.89% -11.67%
10th Percentile £11.19 £12.10 £10.47
90th Percentile £29.30 £40.00 £30.83
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.41 £16.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year +8.81% +10.34% -4.92%

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 19 December 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 19 December 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Agile Software Development in Leeds

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 186 (22.52%) Java
2 179 (21.67%) Scrum
3 176 (21.31%) JavaScript
4 158 (19.13%) TDD
5 154 (18.64%) SQL
6 129 (15.62%) C#
7 119 (14.41%) Test Automation
8 115 (13.92%) Finance
8 115 (13.92%) .NET
9 106 (12.83%) Microservices
10 103 (12.47%) E-Commerce
11 101 (12.23%) HTML
12 97 (11.74%) Continuous Integration
13 94 (11.38%) JIRA
14 91 (11.02%) CSS
15 89 (10.77%) DevOps
16 85 (10.29%) AngularJS
16 85 (10.29%) Python
17 84 (10.17%) Software Engineering
17 84 (10.17%) Amazon AWS
18 82 (9.93%) Git (software)
18 82 (9.93%) Stakeholder Management
19 79 (9.56%) React
20 78 (9.44%) SDLC
21 74 (8.96%) Spring
21 74 (8.96%) User Experience
22 70 (8.47%) SQL Server
23 68 (8.23%) Docker
24 67 (8.11%) BDD
25 66 (7.99%) Spring Boot

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 43 (5.21%) Confluence
2 27 (3.27%) Elasticsearch
3 26 (3.15%) Apache Spark
4 25 (3.03%) nginx
5 23 (2.78%) Apache
6 21 (2.54%) CMS
7 14 (1.69%) SharePoint
7 14 (1.69%) Sitecore CMS
8 9 (1.09%) WordPress
9 8 (0.97%) SharePoint Server
10 6 (0.73%) Tomcat
11 5 (0.61%) Apache Solr
12 4 (0.48%) WebLogic
13 3 (0.36%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 3 (0.36%) Anypoint
13 3 (0.36%) SAS
13 3 (0.36%) WebSphere
14 2 (0.24%) EPiServer
14 2 (0.24%) OpenStack
14 2 (0.24%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 10 (1.21%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (1.09%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (0.73%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 5 (0.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (0.61%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.24%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.12%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.12%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (0.12%) SAP HCM
2 1 (0.12%) SDL Web 8
2 1 (0.12%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 84 (10.17%) Amazon AWS
2 34 (4.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (2.66%) Amazon EC2
4 14 (1.69%) SaaS
5 12 (1.45%) Serverless
5 12 (1.45%) Slack
6 10 (1.21%) AWS Lambda
6 10 (1.21%) IaaS
7 9 (1.09%) Amazon S3
8 8 (0.97%) GitHub
8 8 (0.97%) PaaS
9 5 (0.61%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 5 (0.61%) Office 365
10 4 (0.48%) Amazon EMR
10 4 (0.48%) Trello
10 4 (0.48%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 3 (0.36%) Amazon Kinesis
11 3 (0.36%) Apigee
11 3 (0.36%) Boomi
11 3 (0.36%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 14 (1.69%) HTTP
2 12 (1.45%) Firewall
3 8 (0.97%) DNS
4 6 (0.73%) TCP/IP
5 4 (0.48%) BGP
5 4 (0.48%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (0.48%) Cisco IOS
5 4 (0.48%) Intrusion Detection
5 4 (0.48%) MPLS
5 4 (0.48%) NX-OS
5 4 (0.48%) OSPF
5 4 (0.48%) SSL
5 4 (0.48%) VPLS
5 4 (0.48%) VPN
5 4 (0.48%) WAN
6 3 (0.36%) DHCP
6 3 (0.36%) FTP
6 3 (0.36%) Internet
6 3 (0.36%) IPsec
6 3 (0.36%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (8.47%) SQL Server
2 59 (7.14%) NoSQL
3 49 (5.93%) MongoDB
4 48 (5.81%) MySQL
5 38 (4.60%) Hadoop
6 31 (3.75%) Relational Database
7 29 (3.51%) Apache Cassandra
8 26 (3.15%) CouchDB
9 25 (3.03%) Redis
10 23 (2.78%) GIS
10 23 (2.78%) PostgreSQL
11 22 (2.66%) Riak
12 21 (2.54%) Big Data
13 18 (2.18%) Amazon RDS
14 16 (1.94%) Data Warehouse
15 11 (1.33%) Apache Hive
16 8 (0.97%) MS Access
16 8 (0.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 7 (0.85%) Oracle Database
18 6 (0.73%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 94 (11.38%) JIRA
2 82 (9.93%) Git (software)
3 64 (7.75%) Jenkins
4 63 (7.63%) Selenium
5 36 (4.36%) Subversion
6 31 (3.75%) Mercurial
7 29 (3.51%) Cucumber
8 25 (3.03%) JMeter
9 19 (2.30%) Maven
10 18 (2.18%) Vagrant
11 17 (2.06%) WebDriver
12 16 (1.94%) Team Foundation Server
13 15 (1.82%) gulp
13 15 (1.82%) PHPUnit
13 15 (1.82%) webpack
14 12 (1.45%) Gatling
14 12 (1.45%) Octopus Deploy
15 11 (1.33%) Jasmine
15 11 (1.33%) JUnit
16 9 (1.09%) IntelliJ
General
1 115 (13.92%) Finance
2 28 (3.39%) Banking
3 26 (3.15%) Retail
4 22 (2.66%) Marketing
5 15 (1.82%) Legal
6 11 (1.33%) Games
7 5 (0.61%) Law
7 5 (0.61%) Manufacturing
7 5 (0.61%) Telecoms
8 3 (0.36%) Electronics
8 3 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (0.36%) Retail Banking
9 2 (0.24%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.24%) General Ledger
9 2 (0.24%) Publishing
10 1 (0.12%) Back Office
10 1 (0.12%) Billing
10 1 (0.12%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 318 (38.50%) Developer
2 120 (14.53%) Analyst
3 91 (11.02%) Java Developer
4 75 (9.08%) Business Analyst
5 58 (7.02%) Project Manager
6 48 (5.81%) .NET Developer
7 47 (5.69%) JavaScript Developer
8 43 (5.21%) Tester
9 38 (4.60%) Agile Business Analyst
10 35 (4.24%) Test Analyst
11 33 (4.00%) Designer
12 32 (3.87%) Angular Developer
12 32 (3.87%) C# Developer
13 30 (3.63%) DevOps Engineer
14 28 (3.39%) C# .NET Developer
15 27 (3.27%) Architect
15 27 (3.27%) Python Developer
15 27 (3.27%) React Developer
16 26 (3.15%) Agile Developer
16 26 (3.15%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 115 (13.92%) .NET
2 101 (12.23%) HTML
3 91 (11.02%) CSS
4 85 (10.29%) AngularJS
5 79 (9.56%) React
6 74 (8.96%) Spring
7 66 (7.99%) Spring Boot
8 51 (6.17%) ASP.NET
8 51 (6.17%) jQuery
9 44 (5.33%) ASP.NET Web API
9 44 (5.33%) Node.js
10 42 (5.08%) RabbitMQ
11 37 (4.48%) ASP.NET MVC
12 34 (4.12%) Hibernate
12 34 (4.12%) HTML5
13 33 (4.00%) Vue.js
14 32 (3.87%) CSS3
15 31 (3.75%) RESTful
16 30 (3.63%) Web Services
17 29 (3.51%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 74 (8.96%) User Experience
2 42 (5.08%) Analytical Skills
3 32 (3.87%) NHS
4 27 (3.27%) Mobile App
5 17 (2.06%) Management Information System
6 15 (1.82%) Greenfield Project
7 9 (1.09%) Mainframe
7 9 (1.09%) Virtual Team
7 9 (1.09%) Wiki
8 8 (0.97%) Enterprise Software
9 7 (0.85%) Algorithms
10 6 (0.73%) Data Structures
10 6 (0.73%) Self-Motivation
11 5 (0.61%) IVR
12 4 (0.48%) Client/Server
13 3 (0.36%) Data Centre
13 3 (0.36%) N-Tier
13 3 (0.36%) W3C
14 2 (0.24%) Private Cloud
14 2 (0.24%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 46 (5.57%) Linux
2 22 (2.66%) Unix
3 17 (2.06%) Windows
4 14 (1.69%) VMS
5 10 (1.21%) Android
6 8 (0.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (0.85%) Apple iOS
8 6 (0.73%) Mac OS X
8 6 (0.73%) Windows Server
9 3 (0.36%) AIX
9 3 (0.36%) CentOS
9 3 (0.36%) Oracle Linux
10 2 (0.24%) Embedded Linux
10 2 (0.24%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 179 (21.67%) Scrum
2 158 (19.13%) TDD
3 119 (14.41%) Test Automation
4 106 (12.83%) Microservices
5 103 (12.47%) E-Commerce
6 97 (11.74%) Continuous Integration
7 89 (10.77%) DevOps
8 84 (10.17%) Software Engineering
9 82 (9.93%) Stakeholder Management
10 78 (9.44%) SDLC
11 67 (8.11%) BDD
12 65 (7.87%) Waterfall
13 54 (6.54%) OO
14 49 (5.93%) MVC
14 49 (5.93%) Project Management
15 46 (5.57%) User Stories
16 44 (5.33%) Kanban
16 44 (5.33%) Problem-Solving
17 42 (5.08%) Business Intelligence
17 42 (5.08%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 186 (22.52%) Java
2 176 (21.31%) JavaScript
3 154 (18.64%) SQL
4 129 (15.62%) C#
5 85 (10.29%) Python
6 61 (7.38%) Java 8
7 42 (5.08%) PHP
8 33 (4.00%) T-SQL
9 24 (2.91%) Scala
10 21 (2.54%) PowerShell
11 17 (2.06%) PHP 7
12 10 (1.21%) C
12 10 (1.21%) Groovy
12 10 (1.21%) Ruby
12 10 (1.21%) TypeScript
13 7 (0.85%) Clojure
13 7 (0.85%) Shell Script
14 6 (0.73%) Bash Shell
14 6 (0.73%) ES6
14 6 (0.73%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 42 (5.08%) Degree
2 40 (4.84%) Security Cleared
3 28 (3.39%) BPSS Clearance
3 28 (3.39%) SC Cleared
4 14 (1.69%) ISEB
5 11 (1.33%) Computer Science Degree
6 8 (0.97%) ISTQB
7 7 (0.85%) IIBA
8 6 (0.73%) CBAP
8 6 (0.73%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (0.73%) CISSP
9 5 (0.61%) CCNP
10 4 (0.48%) AWS Certification
10 4 (0.48%) BC Cleared
10 4 (0.48%) CCIE
10 4 (0.48%) CISM
10 4 (0.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 4 (0.48%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 3 (0.36%) DBS Check
12 2 (0.24%) CESG Certified Professional
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (4.36%) QA
2 14 (1.69%) GDPR
3 13 (1.57%) PMO
4 8 (0.97%) GxP
4 8 (0.97%) WCAG
5 5 (0.61%) Actionable Recommendations
6 4 (0.48%) Disclosure Scotland
6 4 (0.48%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.36%) Data Quality
7 3 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.36%) WAI
8 2 (0.24%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 1 (0.12%) ISAE 3402
9 1 (0.12%) PSD2
System Software
1 68 (8.23%) Docker
2 6 (0.73%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (0.48%) HDFS
4 3 (0.36%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (0.24%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.24%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.12%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.12%) KVM
6 1 (0.12%) QEMU
6 1 (0.12%) Time Sharing Option
6 1 (0.12%) Varnish
6 1 (0.12%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.12%) vSphere
6 1 (0.12%) Xen
6 1 (0.12%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 31 (3.75%) Ansible
2 26 (3.15%) Puppet
3 17 (2.06%) Grafana
3 17 (2.06%) Terraform
4 15 (1.82%) Opscode Chef
5 9 (1.09%) ZABBIX
6 8 (0.97%) Kubernetes
7 5 (0.61%) Nessus
8 4 (0.48%) Graylog
9 3 (0.36%) Graphite
9 3 (0.36%) HP ALM
9 3 (0.36%) Kibana
9 3 (0.36%) Packer
9 3 (0.36%) Perfmon
9 3 (0.36%) Prometheus
9 3 (0.36%) SCCM
9 3 (0.36%) WSUS
10 2 (0.24%) Consul
10 2 (0.24%) Failover Clustering
10 2 (0.24%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 39 (4.72%) Microsoft
2 31 (3.75%) Oracle
3 18 (2.18%) Sitecore
3 18 (2.18%) Zend
4 11 (1.33%) Adobe
4 11 (1.33%) ServiceNow
5 10 (1.21%) Hortonworks
6 9 (1.09%) Atlassian
6 9 (1.09%) Salesforce.com
7 7 (0.85%) Cloudera
7 7 (0.85%) Red Hat
7 7 (0.85%) Splunk
8 6 (0.73%) Cisco
9 5 (0.61%) CheckPoint
9 5 (0.61%) Citrix
9 5 (0.61%) IBM
9 5 (0.61%) Perfecto Mobile
10 4 (0.48%) SAP
10 4 (0.48%) VMware
11 3 (0.36%) Symantec