Period
to 16 July 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 16 July 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
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 0
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 1,141 871 1,113
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 44.52% 40.40% 37.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 49.65% 45.46% 42.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 870 655 884
Leeds median daily rate £418 £408 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.45% -4.12% +21.43%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £313
90th Percentile £538 £543 £588
West Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £413 £425
% change year-on-year - -2.94% +21.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 0
Leeds median hourly rate £28.00 - -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £28.00 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year -30.00% - -

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 2,298 1,916 2,635
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 89.66% 88.87% 89.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,598 1,326 1,856
Leeds median daily rate £413 £400 £411
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% -2.79% +17.40%
10th Percentile £305 £300 £300
90th Percentile £538 £550 £575
West Yorkshire median daily rate £405 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +1.25% - +12.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 13 35
Leeds median hourly rate £21.50 £15.25 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.98% +22.00% -18.70%
10th Percentile £11.18 £11.78 £10.20
90th Percentile £41.60 £37.43 £19.59
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.50 £13.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year +34.62% -10.34% -13.28%

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 16 July 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 16 July 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Agile Software Development in Leeds

For the 6 months to 16 July 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.

1 352 (30.85%) Java
2 315 (27.61%) TDD
3 311 (27.26%) Scrum
4 302 (26.47%) JavaScript
5 241 (21.12%) Test Automation
6 210 (18.40%) C#
7 200 (17.53%) SQL
8 188 (16.48%) Microservices
9 183 (16.04%) Git (software)
10 174 (15.25%) .NET
11 155 (13.58%) HTML
12 149 (13.06%) BDD
13 146 (12.80%) Software Engineering
14 145 (12.71%) CSS
15 139 (12.18%) Spring
16 137 (12.01%) Continuous Integration
17 130 (11.39%) AngularJS
18 125 (10.96%) SQL Server
19 121 (10.60%) Jenkins
20 118 (10.34%) ASP.NET
21 114 (9.99%) E-Commerce
22 111 (9.73%) MVC
23 108 (9.47%) Finance
23 108 (9.47%) OO
23 108 (9.47%) React
24 104 (9.11%) Spring Boot
25 103 (9.03%) Stakeholder Management
25 103 (9.03%) JIRA
26 101 (8.85%) NoSQL
27 98 (8.59%) Linux

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 52 (4.56%) Confluence
2 51 (4.47%) Apache
3 32 (2.80%) Apache Spark
4 22 (1.93%) Tomcat
5 19 (1.67%) Elasticsearch
6 17 (1.49%) SharePoint
7 14 (1.23%) CMS
7 14 (1.23%) nginx
8 13 (1.14%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 9 (0.79%) SAS
10 8 (0.70%) WebSphere
11 7 (0.61%) IIS
11 7 (0.61%) Jetty
11 7 (0.61%) Mongrel
11 7 (0.61%) Sitecore CMS
12 6 (0.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 5 (0.44%) Anypoint
14 4 (0.35%) Apache Pig
14 4 (0.35%) Jadu
14 4 (0.35%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 15 (1.31%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (0.79%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (0.70%) Microsoft Project
4 6 (0.53%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.088%) InVision
Business Applications
1 2 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.088%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.088%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 81 (7.10%) Amazon AWS
2 53 (4.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 30 (2.63%) Slack
4 20 (1.75%) GitHub
5 17 (1.49%) Amazon EC2
5 17 (1.49%) SaaS
6 14 (1.23%) PaaS
7 13 (1.14%) Google Cloud Platform
7 13 (1.14%) IaaS
7 13 (1.14%) Salesforce Service Cloud
7 13 (1.14%) Trello
8 10 (0.88%) npm
9 9 (0.79%) AWS CloudFormation
9 9 (0.79%) Force.com
10 8 (0.70%) CloudFront
11 7 (0.61%) Google App Engine
12 5 (0.44%) Boomi
13 4 (0.35%) Google Analytics
13 4 (0.35%) Office 365
13 4 (0.35%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 15 (1.31%) HTTP
2 10 (0.88%) Firewall
3 9 (0.79%) DNS
4 8 (0.70%) DHCP
4 8 (0.70%) SSL
4 8 (0.70%) TCP/IP
5 7 (0.61%) FTP
5 7 (0.61%) IPsec
5 7 (0.61%) SMS
6 6 (0.53%) DSL
6 6 (0.53%) Internet
7 3 (0.26%) Network Security
8 2 (0.18%) AMQP
8 2 (0.18%) Kerberos
8 2 (0.18%) SAN
8 2 (0.18%) WebEx
9 1 (0.088%) ATM
9 1 (0.088%) NAS
9 1 (0.088%) VoIP
9 1 (0.088%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 125 (10.96%) SQL Server
2 101 (8.85%) NoSQL
3 68 (5.96%) Big Data
4 58 (5.08%) MongoDB
5 56 (4.91%) MySQL
6 47 (4.12%) PostgreSQL
7 42 (3.68%) Hadoop
8 39 (3.42%) Relational Database
9 36 (3.16%) Apache Cassandra
9 36 (3.16%) Apache Hive
10 30 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
11 21 (1.84%) HBase
12 18 (1.58%) Riak
13 17 (1.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 14 (1.23%) SQL Server 2008
14 14 (1.23%) SQL Server 2012
15 13 (1.14%) RDBMS
16 10 (0.88%) Pentaho
17 9 (0.79%) CouchDB
18 8 (0.70%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 183 (16.04%) Git (software)
2 121 (10.60%) Jenkins
3 103 (9.03%) JIRA
4 79 (6.92%) Selenium
5 64 (5.61%) Cucumber
6 57 (5.00%) Maven
7 39 (3.42%) Subversion
8 36 (3.16%) JUnit
9 33 (2.89%) Octopus Deploy
10 31 (2.72%) Jasmine
10 31 (2.72%) WebDriver
11 30 (2.63%) Mercurial
12 25 (2.19%) SoapUI
13 23 (2.02%) SpecFlow
14 19 (1.67%) Team Foundation Server
15 16 (1.40%) TeamCity
16 15 (1.31%) Mockito
16 15 (1.31%) NUnit
17 14 (1.23%) Artifactory
17 14 (1.23%) MSTest
General
1 108 (9.47%) Finance
2 37 (3.24%) Retail
3 30 (2.63%) Marketing
4 24 (2.10%) Banking
5 18 (1.58%) Games
6 17 (1.49%) Legal
7 7 (0.61%) Telecoms
8 6 (0.53%) Manufacturing
9 5 (0.44%) Law
10 4 (0.35%) Retail Banking
11 3 (0.26%) Advertising
11 3 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.18%) Local Government
13 1 (0.088%) Back Office
13 1 (0.088%) Electronics
13 1 (0.088%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.088%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.088%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 534 (46.80%) Developer
2 184 (16.13%) Java Developer
3 152 (13.32%) Analyst
4 86 (7.54%) .NET Developer
5 84 (7.36%) Business Analyst
6 77 (6.75%) C# Developer
7 67 (5.87%) C# .NET Developer
8 64 (5.61%) JavaScript Developer
9 60 (5.26%) Project Manager
10 57 (5.00%) Tester
11 56 (4.91%) Angular Developer
12 52 (4.56%) Software Engineer
13 48 (4.21%) Test Analyst
14 46 (4.03%) React Developer
15 45 (3.94%) Automation Tester
16 44 (3.86%) ASP.NET Developer
17 42 (3.68%) C# ASP.NET Developer
18 41 (3.59%) Agile Business Analyst
19 39 (3.42%) Python Developer
20 36 (3.16%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 174 (15.25%) .NET
2 155 (13.58%) HTML
3 145 (12.71%) CSS
4 139 (12.18%) Spring
5 130 (11.39%) AngularJS
6 118 (10.34%) ASP.NET
7 108 (9.47%) React
8 104 (9.11%) Spring Boot
9 93 (8.15%) RESTful
10 91 (7.98%) Node.js
11 83 (7.27%) ASP.NET MVC
11 83 (7.27%) REST
12 79 (6.92%) ASP.NET Web API
13 75 (6.57%) jQuery
14 71 (6.22%) Web Services
15 68 (5.96%) Kafka
16 65 (5.70%) Hibernate
17 52 (4.56%) SOAP
18 48 (4.21%) Vue (Vue.js)
19 41 (3.59%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 72 (6.31%) Analytical Skills
1 72 (6.31%) User Experience
2 33 (2.89%) NHS
3 30 (2.63%) Self-Motivation
4 25 (2.19%) Mobile App
5 24 (2.10%) Greenfield Project
6 22 (1.93%) Enterprise Software
7 15 (1.31%) Management Information System
8 12 (1.05%) Computer Science
9 10 (0.88%) Public Cloud
10 8 (0.70%) Blog
10 8 (0.70%) Data Centre
11 7 (0.61%) Data Structures
12 6 (0.53%) Algorithms
12 6 (0.53%) Linux Command Line
12 6 (0.53%) Social Media
13 5 (0.44%) Virtual Team
14 4 (0.35%) Video Conferencing
15 3 (0.26%) Life Science
15 3 (0.26%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 98 (8.59%) Linux
2 28 (2.45%) Android
2 28 (2.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 22 (1.93%) Apple iOS
4 14 (1.23%) Unix
5 12 (1.05%) Windows
6 5 (0.44%) VMS
7 2 (0.18%) AIX
7 2 (0.18%) Kali Linux
7 2 (0.18%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.18%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.088%) CentOS
8 1 (0.088%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (0.088%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 315 (27.61%) TDD
2 311 (27.26%) Scrum
3 241 (21.12%) Test Automation
4 188 (16.48%) Microservices
5 149 (13.06%) BDD
6 146 (12.80%) Software Engineering
7 137 (12.01%) Continuous Integration
8 114 (9.99%) E-Commerce
9 111 (9.73%) MVC
10 108 (9.47%) OO
11 103 (9.03%) Stakeholder Management
12 97 (8.50%) DevOps
13 96 (8.41%) Open Source
14 89 (7.80%) Kanban
14 89 (7.80%) SDLC
15 85 (7.45%) Problem-Solving
16 84 (7.36%) Mentoring
17 71 (6.22%) Front End Development
18 65 (5.70%) Project Management
19 63 (5.52%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 352 (30.85%) Java
2 302 (26.47%) JavaScript
3 210 (18.40%) C#
4 200 (17.53%) SQL
5 87 (7.62%) Java 8
6 84 (7.36%) Python
7 59 (5.17%) T-SQL
8 53 (4.65%) Scala
9 35 (3.07%) PHP
10 29 (2.54%) PowerShell
11 22 (1.93%) Ruby
12 16 (1.40%) Groovy
13 12 (1.05%) Kotlin
14 11 (0.96%) Clojure
15 10 (0.88%) Apex Code
16 9 (0.79%) Shell Script
16 9 (0.79%) SOQL
16 9 (0.79%) TypeScript
17 8 (0.70%) PHP 7
18 7 (0.61%) ES6
Qualifications
1 62 (5.43%) Degree
2 57 (5.00%) Security Cleared
3 34 (2.98%) SC Cleared
4 21 (1.84%) BPSS Clearance
5 11 (0.96%) ISEB
6 9 (0.79%) Computer Science Degree
7 8 (0.70%) BC Cleared
7 8 (0.70%) IIBA
8 7 (0.61%) ISTQB
8 7 (0.61%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 5 (0.44%) CISSP
9 5 (0.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 4 (0.35%) CISM
10 4 (0.35%) CISMP
10 4 (0.35%) CRISC
10 4 (0.35%) SANS
11 3 (0.26%) APMP
11 3 (0.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 2 (0.18%) AWS Certification
12 2 (0.18%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (5.43%) QA
2 31 (2.72%) PMO
3 8 (0.70%) GDPR
4 4 (0.35%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.35%) GxP
4 4 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.35%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.26%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.088%) GCP
6 1 (0.088%) ISAE 3402
6 1 (0.088%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.088%) SLA
6 1 (0.088%) WCAG
System Software
1 89 (7.80%) Docker
2 17 (1.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (1.14%) Virtual Machines
4 7 (0.61%) Xen
5 6 (0.53%) VMware Server
6 4 (0.35%) Apache Flume
7 3 (0.26%) HDFS
8 2 (0.18%) vSphere
9 1 (0.088%) Active Directory
9 1 (0.088%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.088%) KVM
9 1 (0.088%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.088%) QEMU
9 1 (0.088%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 60 (5.26%) Puppet
2 34 (2.98%) Terraform
3 29 (2.54%) Ansible
4 26 (2.28%) Opscode Chef
5 17 (1.49%) Grafana
6 15 (1.31%) Graylog
7 4 (0.35%) Kubernetes
8 3 (0.26%) Kibana
8 3 (0.26%) Prometheus
8 3 (0.26%) Rancher
9 2 (0.18%) CA Wily
9 2 (0.18%) Oozie
9 2 (0.18%) OpenView
9 2 (0.18%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 1 (0.088%) CA Single Sign-On
10 1 (0.088%) Data Guard
10 1 (0.088%) HP Quality Center
10 1 (0.088%) Oracle Identity Management
10 1 (0.088%) Oracle Identity Manager
10 1 (0.088%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 81 (7.10%) Microsoft
2 38 (3.33%) Oracle
3 27 (2.37%) Splunk
4 25 (2.19%) Red Hat
5 20 (1.75%) Google
6 18 (1.58%) VMware
7 17 (1.49%) Salesforce.com
8 16 (1.40%) Adobe
9 15 (1.31%) Informatica
10 13 (1.14%) Sitecore
11 11 (0.96%) Cloudera
12 10 (0.88%) Talend
13 9 (0.79%) Capita
13 9 (0.79%) Zend
14 8 (0.70%) Coverity
15 7 (0.61%) ServiceNow
16 6 (0.53%) Atlassian
16 6 (0.53%) Dell
16 6 (0.53%) Hortonworks
16 6 (0.53%) IBM