Period
to 24 May 2019

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 24 May 2019 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
24 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 0
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 658 1,074 829
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 31.13% 42.32% 39.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 35.63% 47.61% 44.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 513 818 576
Leeds median daily rate £438 £411 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.38% +2.49% -5.59%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £313
90th Percentile £575 £538 £542
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £405 £406
% change year-on-year +4.94% -0.31% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 0
Leeds median hourly rate £22.36 £39.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -43.04% - -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £22.36 £39.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year -43.04% -1.88% -

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 1,847 2,256 1,873
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 87.37% 88.89% 88.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,296 1,561 1,244
Leeds median daily rate £436 £403 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.39% +0.63% -
10th Percentile £305 £300 £289
90th Percentile £575 £538 £550
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 44 16
Leeds median hourly rate £19.32 £32.25 £14.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -40.09% +120.51% +12.50%
10th Percentile £11.90 £12.65 £10.92
90th Percentile £25.57 £44.05 £34.75
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.25 £17.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year -1.43% +29.63% -12.22%

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 24 May 2019.

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 24 May 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Agile Software Development in Leeds

For the 6 months to 24 May 2019, 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.

1 191 (29.03%) Java
2 159 (24.16%) Scrum
3 122 (18.54%) TDD
4 121 (18.39%) Git (software)
5 111 (16.87%) SQL
6 107 (16.26%) Test Automation
7 97 (14.74%) Amazon AWS
8 91 (13.83%) Jenkins
8 91 (13.83%) DevOps
9 86 (13.07%) HTML
10 85 (12.92%) JIRA
11 80 (12.16%) Finance
11 80 (12.16%) Microservices
11 80 (12.16%) Java 8
12 75 (11.40%) JavaScript
13 73 (11.09%) Python
14 70 (10.64%) Docker
15 69 (10.49%) Spring Boot
16 66 (10.03%) CSS
16 66 (10.03%) Continuous Integration
17 65 (9.88%) Spring
17 65 (9.88%) REST
18 64 (9.73%) Linux
19 63 (9.57%) C#
20 61 (9.27%) BDD
21 60 (9.12%) AngularJS
21 60 (9.12%) Stakeholder Management
22 59 (8.97%) MongoDB
23 58 (8.81%) .NET
24 57 (8.66%) Kanban

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 49 (7.45%) Confluence
2 42 (6.38%) Apache Spark
3 27 (4.10%) nginx
4 26 (3.95%) CMS
4 26 (3.95%) Elasticsearch
5 15 (2.28%) Apache
6 10 (1.52%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 8 (1.22%) OpenStack
8 6 (0.91%) Apache ServiceMix
8 6 (0.91%) Cloud Foundry
8 6 (0.91%) Mule
8 6 (0.91%) SharePoint
9 5 (0.76%) Apache Solr
10 4 (0.61%) SAS
10 4 (0.61%) Sitecore CMS
11 3 (0.46%) Tomcat
12 2 (0.30%) Oracle Workflow
12 2 (0.30%) SharePoint 2013
13 1 (0.15%) BizTalk Server
13 1 (0.15%) JBoss
Applications
1 24 (3.65%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (1.98%) XMetaL
3 12 (1.82%) Microsoft Excel
4 11 (1.67%) Camtasia
5 9 (1.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 5 (0.76%) Microsoft Project
7 2 (0.30%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.30%) SPSS
7 2 (0.30%) Stata
8 1 (0.15%) InVision
8 1 (0.15%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 6 (0.91%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.46%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.15%) Fredhopper
3 1 (0.15%) Workday HCM
3 1 (0.15%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 97 (14.74%) Amazon AWS
2 54 (8.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 28 (4.26%) GitHub
4 27 (4.10%) Slack
5 14 (2.13%) Google Cloud Platform
6 11 (1.67%) Serverless
7 10 (1.52%) AWS Lambda
8 8 (1.22%) OpenShift
8 8 (1.22%) SaaS
9 7 (1.06%) AWS CloudFormation
10 6 (0.91%) Akamai
10 6 (0.91%) PaaS
11 5 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
11 5 (0.76%) Power Platform
12 4 (0.61%) Amazon S3
13 3 (0.46%) Azure ExpressRoute
13 3 (0.46%) Dynamics 365
13 3 (0.46%) IaaS
13 3 (0.46%) Office 365
13 3 (0.46%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 20 (3.04%) HTTP
2 7 (1.06%) Internet
2 7 (1.06%) SSL
2 7 (1.06%) TCP/IP
3 5 (0.76%) DNS
3 5 (0.76%) FTP
4 4 (0.61%) DHCP
4 4 (0.61%) IPsec
4 4 (0.61%) VPN
4 4 (0.61%) WAN
5 3 (0.46%) BGP
5 3 (0.46%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (0.46%) Firewall
5 3 (0.46%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (0.46%) LAN
5 3 (0.46%) MPLS
5 3 (0.46%) OSPF
5 3 (0.46%) VoIP
5 3 (0.46%) VPLS
5 3 (0.46%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (8.97%) MongoDB
2 45 (6.84%) SQL Server
3 44 (6.69%) Hadoop
3 44 (6.69%) NoSQL
4 35 (5.32%) Big Data
5 28 (4.26%) Neo4j
5 28 (4.26%) PostgreSQL
5 28 (4.26%) Redis
6 26 (3.95%) Riak
7 22 (3.34%) Apache Hive
7 22 (3.34%) GIS
7 22 (3.34%) Relational Database
8 20 (3.04%) Data Warehouse
9 16 (2.43%) Apache Cassandra
10 15 (2.28%) CouchDB
10 15 (2.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 14 (2.13%) MySQL
12 12 (1.82%) Impala
13 11 (1.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 9 (1.37%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 121 (18.39%) Git (software)
2 91 (13.83%) Jenkins
3 85 (12.92%) JIRA
4 50 (7.60%) Mockito
5 48 (7.29%) Cucumber
6 46 (6.99%) Maven
7 44 (6.69%) Subversion
8 29 (4.41%) Selenium
9 24 (3.65%) Mercurial
10 23 (3.50%) Sonatype Nexus
11 15 (2.28%) Team Foundation Server
11 15 (2.28%) Xcode
12 14 (2.13%) JUnit
13 13 (1.98%) Visual Studio
14 11 (1.67%) JMeter
14 11 (1.67%) WebDriver
15 10 (1.52%) LoadRunner
15 10 (1.52%) SoapUI
16 8 (1.22%) Jasmine
16 8 (1.22%) Mocha
General
1 80 (12.16%) Finance
2 31 (4.71%) Retail
3 19 (2.89%) Banking
4 14 (2.13%) Marketing
5 9 (1.37%) Games
6 5 (0.76%) Law
7 3 (0.46%) Legal
8 2 (0.30%) Back Office
8 2 (0.30%) Billing
8 2 (0.30%) Electronics
8 2 (0.30%) Front Office
8 2 (0.30%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.30%) Publishing
8 2 (0.30%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.15%) Advertising
9 1 (0.15%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.15%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.15%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.15%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 252 (38.30%) Developer
2 93 (14.13%) Java Developer
3 79 (12.01%) Analyst
4 47 (7.14%) Business Analyst
5 45 (6.84%) Project Manager
6 41 (6.23%) Designer
7 40 (6.08%) Python Developer
8 34 (5.17%) .NET Developer
9 31 (4.71%) Senior Developer
10 29 (4.41%) DevOps Engineer
10 29 (4.41%) Scrum Master
11 27 (4.10%) Senior Java Developer
12 25 (3.80%) Test Analyst
13 21 (3.19%) Content Designer
13 21 (3.19%) Test Engineer
14 19 (2.89%) Agile Business Analyst
15 18 (2.74%) AWS Engineer
16 17 (2.58%) Agile Developer
16 17 (2.58%) Tester
17 16 (2.43%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (13.07%) HTML
2 69 (10.49%) Spring Boot
3 66 (10.03%) CSS
4 65 (9.88%) REST
4 65 (9.88%) Spring
5 60 (9.12%) AngularJS
6 58 (8.81%) .NET
7 38 (5.78%) RabbitMQ
7 38 (5.78%) Web Services
8 37 (5.62%) React
9 34 (5.17%) Node.js
10 33 (5.02%) RESTful
11 30 (4.56%) jQuery
12 28 (4.26%) JSON
13 24 (3.65%) ASP.NET
14 23 (3.50%) Kafka
15 21 (3.19%) ASP.NET MVC
15 21 (3.19%) JAX-RS
15 21 (3.19%) XML
16 20 (3.04%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 54 (8.21%) User Experience
2 42 (6.38%) Mobile App
3 28 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
4 25 (3.80%) NHS
5 22 (3.34%) Greenfield Project
6 17 (2.58%) Wiki
7 13 (1.98%) Management Information System
8 11 (1.67%) Video Editing
9 10 (1.52%) Self-Motivation
10 8 (1.22%) Private Cloud
11 7 (1.06%) Hybrid Cloud
12 6 (0.91%) Mobile Banking
13 4 (0.61%) Data Centre
14 3 (0.46%) Algorithms
14 3 (0.46%) Cloud Native
14 3 (0.46%) Fintech
15 2 (0.30%) CMDB
15 2 (0.30%) Data Structures
15 2 (0.30%) MPEG
15 2 (0.30%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 64 (9.73%) Linux
2 39 (5.93%) Unix
3 32 (4.86%) Apple iOS
4 28 (4.26%) Android
5 24 (3.65%) Mac OS X
6 8 (1.22%) Windows
7 2 (0.30%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.15%) pSOS
8 1 (0.15%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.15%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 159 (24.16%) Scrum
2 122 (18.54%) TDD
3 107 (16.26%) Test Automation
4 91 (13.83%) DevOps
5 80 (12.16%) Microservices
6 66 (10.03%) Continuous Integration
7 61 (9.27%) BDD
8 60 (9.12%) Stakeholder Management
9 57 (8.66%) Kanban
10 54 (8.21%) Software Engineering
11 50 (7.60%) Waterfall
12 49 (7.45%) Project Management
13 48 (7.29%) E-Commerce
14 45 (6.84%) Problem-Solving
15 44 (6.69%) Coaching
16 39 (5.93%) Continuous Deployment
17 38 (5.78%) Web Development
18 33 (5.02%) User Stories
19 31 (4.71%) SDLC
20 30 (4.56%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 191 (29.03%) Java
2 111 (16.87%) SQL
3 80 (12.16%) Java 8
4 75 (11.40%) JavaScript
5 73 (11.09%) Python
6 63 (9.57%) C#
7 22 (3.34%) Scala
7 22 (3.34%) T-SQL
8 15 (2.28%) Apple Swift
9 13 (1.98%) C++
10 12 (1.82%) PowerShell
11 9 (1.37%) PL/SQL
11 9 (1.37%) Ruby
12 8 (1.22%) R
12 8 (1.22%) VB
13 7 (1.06%) C
13 7 (1.06%) PHP
13 7 (1.06%) VB6
14 5 (0.76%) ES6
14 5 (0.76%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 34 (5.17%) Security Cleared
2 26 (3.95%) SC Cleared
3 16 (2.43%) Degree
4 14 (2.13%) BPSS Clearance
4 14 (2.13%) ISEB
5 8 (1.22%) ISTQB
6 6 (0.91%) AWS Certification
7 4 (0.61%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (0.61%) PMP
8 3 (0.46%) CCIE
8 3 (0.46%) CCNP
8 3 (0.46%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (0.46%) CISSP
8 3 (0.46%) IIBA
9 2 (0.30%) BC Cleared
9 2 (0.30%) CISM
9 2 (0.30%) MCSE
9 2 (0.30%) Numerate Degree
9 2 (0.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (0.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (3.65%) QA
2 8 (1.22%) WCAG
3 5 (0.76%) HL7
4 4 (0.61%) PMO
5 3 (0.46%) Actionable Recommendations
5 3 (0.46%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (0.30%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 2 (0.30%) SLA
7 1 (0.15%) GDPR
7 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27005
7 1 (0.15%) P3O
System Software
1 70 (10.64%) Docker
2 4 (0.61%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (0.46%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.30%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.30%) HDFS
5 1 (0.15%) OpenDJ
5 1 (0.15%) OpenIDM
Systems Management
1 43 (6.53%) Kubernetes
2 41 (6.23%) Ansible
3 22 (3.34%) Terraform
4 14 (2.13%) Puppet
5 8 (1.22%) HP Quality Center
6 7 (1.06%) Opscode Chef
7 5 (0.76%) SCCM
8 4 (0.61%) Nessus
8 4 (0.61%) Perfmon
8 4 (0.61%) WSUS
9 3 (0.46%) Consul
9 3 (0.46%) Grafana
9 3 (0.46%) Packer
9 3 (0.46%) Rancher
10 2 (0.30%) Prometheus
10 2 (0.30%) Single Sign-On
11 1 (0.15%) Hadoop YARN
11 1 (0.15%) Kibana
11 1 (0.15%) Salt
11 1 (0.15%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 56 (8.51%) Microsoft
2 29 (4.41%) Splunk
2 29 (4.41%) Tableau
3 20 (3.04%) Google
4 19 (2.89%) AppDynamics
5 15 (2.28%) Oracle
6 12 (1.82%) Adobe
7 9 (1.37%) SAP
8 8 (1.22%) Hortonworks
8 8 (1.22%) Red Hat
9 6 (0.91%) Cloudera
9 6 (0.91%) Dataiku
9 6 (0.91%) ForgeRock
9 6 (0.91%) HP
9 6 (0.91%) Micro Focus
10 5 (0.76%) ServiceNow
10 5 (0.76%) Sitecore
10 5 (0.76%) Xamarin
11 4 (0.61%) Altiris
11 4 (0.61%) Ivanti