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 23 June 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.

Agile Software Development
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 0  
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 449 586 404
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 40.93% 38.81% 26.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 46.19% 43.50% 30.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 328 464 351
Median daily rate £401 £423 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.02% +20.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £388
% change year-on-year - +9.67%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £175.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £42.25 £36.00
% change year-on-year +2.36% +17.36%  

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 972 1347 1308
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 88.61% 89.21% 87.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 665 959 973
Median daily rate £403 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.29% +21.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £320 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £565 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £383
% change year-on-year +3.75% +4.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 12 22
Median hourly rate £15.25 £14.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.17% -12.12%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.20 £9.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.34 £170.00 £175.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Agile Software Development in Leeds

For the 6 months to 23 June 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.

1 290 (34.40%) Java
2 224 (26.57%) JavaScript
3 202 (23.96%) Scrum
4 181 (21.47%) HTML
5 178 (21.12%) TDD
6 172 (20.40%) Test Automation
7 161 (19.10%) Python
8 159 (18.86%) CSS
9 129 (15.30%) SQL
10 124 (14.71%) Continuous Integration
11 118 (14.00%) User Experience
12 110 (13.05%) Git (software)
13 108 (12.81%) Spring
14 106 (12.57%) MVC
15 97 (11.51%) C#
15 97 (11.51%) RESTful
16 94 (11.15%) .NET
17 92 (10.91%) Linux
17 92 (10.91%) Finance
18 89 (10.56%) DevOps
18 89 (10.56%) BDD
19 86 (10.20%) NoSQL
19 86 (10.20%) Jenkins
20 84 (9.96%) AngularJS
20 84 (9.96%) Scala
21 83 (9.85%) Software Engineering
21 83 (9.85%) PHP
22 77 (9.13%) HTML5
23 75 (8.90%) Open Source
24 72 (8.54%) JIRA

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 42 (4.98%) Confluence
2 19 (2.25%) CMS
3 14 (1.66%) Apache
4 11 (1.30%) Sitecore CMS
5 10 (1.19%) Tomcat
6 6 (0.71%) Elasticsearch
7 5 (0.59%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 4 (0.47%) Apache Solr
8 4 (0.47%) nginx
8 4 (0.47%) WebSphere
8 4 (0.47%) WordPress
9 3 (0.36%) Cloud Foundry
9 3 (0.36%) OpenStack
9 3 (0.36%) SharePoint
9 3 (0.36%) WebSphere Application Server
10 2 (0.24%) Apache Spark
10 2 (0.24%) Drupal
10 2 (0.24%) SAS
11 1 (0.12%) LiveCycle
11 1 (0.12%) Umbraco
Applications
1 9 (1.07%) MS Visio
2 7 (0.83%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 6 (0.71%) InVision
3 6 (0.71%) Microsoft Project
4 5 (0.59%) Microsoft Excel
4 5 (0.59%) Microsoft Office
5 3 (0.36%) OmniGraffle
6 2 (0.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (0.24%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.12%) HipChat
7 1 (0.12%) Stata
Business Applications
1 1 (0.12%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.12%) Sage 50
1 1 (0.12%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 19 (2.25%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (0.71%) IaaS
3 5 (0.59%) GitHub
3 5 (0.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (0.59%) Slack
4 4 (0.47%) AWS CloudFormation
4 4 (0.47%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (0.47%) Loggly
4 4 (0.47%) SaaS
4 4 (0.47%) Sumo Logic
5 3 (0.36%) Google Analytics
6 2 (0.24%) PaaS
7 1 (0.12%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.12%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.12%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.12%) Firebase
7 1 (0.12%) Office 365
7 1 (0.12%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.12%) Trello
7 1 (0.12%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 48 (5.69%) HTTP
2 14 (1.66%) Firewall
2 14 (1.66%) Internet
3 7 (0.83%) TCP/IP
4 5 (0.59%) WAN
5 4 (0.47%) DNS
6 3 (0.36%) LDAP
6 3 (0.36%) SMTP
6 3 (0.36%) SSH
7 2 (0.24%) OpenLDAP
8 1 (0.12%) Broadband
8 1 (0.12%) OpenFlow
8 1 (0.12%) SMS
8 1 (0.12%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (10.20%) NoSQL
2 63 (7.47%) MongoDB
3 60 (7.12%) MySQL
4 56 (6.64%) SQL Server
5 48 (5.69%) Relational Database
6 25 (2.97%) PostgreSQL
7 18 (2.14%) Apache Cassandra
8 15 (1.78%) Riak
9 11 (1.30%) Couchbase
9 11 (1.30%) CouchDB
9 11 (1.30%) RDBMS
9 11 (1.30%) Redis
10 8 (0.95%) SQL Server 2008
11 7 (0.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 6 (0.71%) SQL Server 2005
13 5 (0.59%) Oracle Database
13 5 (0.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 4 (0.47%) Big Data
14 4 (0.47%) IBM InfoSphere
14 4 (0.47%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 110 (13.05%) Git (software)
2 86 (10.20%) Jenkins
3 72 (8.54%) JIRA
4 55 (6.52%) Selenium
5 51 (6.05%) Subversion
6 39 (4.63%) Cucumber
7 34 (4.03%) JUnit
8 32 (3.80%) WebDriver
9 25 (2.97%) Grunt
10 21 (2.49%) Hudson
11 20 (2.37%) Visual Studio
12 16 (1.90%) Maven
12 16 (1.90%) SoapUI
12 16 (1.90%) Xcode
13 15 (1.78%) Mercurial
14 13 (1.54%) Jasmine
15 12 (1.42%) Android Studio
16 8 (0.95%) gulp
17 7 (0.83%) PHPUnit
17 7 (0.83%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 92 (10.91%) Finance
2 29 (3.44%) Retail
3 28 (3.32%) Telecoms
4 20 (2.37%) Banking
4 20 (2.37%) Marketing
5 13 (1.54%) Games
5 13 (1.54%) Publishing
6 10 (1.19%) Billing
7 6 (0.71%) Legal
8 5 (0.59%) Back Office
8 5 (0.59%) Online Betting
9 4 (0.47%) Retail Banking
10 3 (0.36%) Law
11 2 (0.24%) German Language
12 1 (0.12%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.12%) Polish Language
12 1 (0.12%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 447 (53.02%) Developer
2 134 (15.90%) Java Developer
3 100 (11.86%) Analyst
4 74 (8.78%) Business Analyst
5 61 (7.24%) JavaScript Developer
6 50 (5.93%) .NET Developer
7 47 (5.58%) Tester
8 45 (5.34%) Scala Developer
9 40 (4.74%) Architect
10 38 (4.51%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 36 (4.27%) Designer
11 36 (4.27%) Project Manager
11 36 (4.27%) Python Developer
12 34 (4.03%) Android Developer
13 33 (3.91%) iOS Developer
13 33 (3.91%) PHP Developer
14 29 (3.44%) Automation Tester
14 29 (3.44%) Java Scala Developer
15 28 (3.32%) DevOps Engineer
16 26 (3.08%) Agile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 181 (21.47%) HTML
2 159 (18.86%) CSS
3 108 (12.81%) Spring
4 97 (11.51%) RESTful
5 94 (11.15%) .NET
6 84 (9.96%) AngularJS
7 77 (9.13%) HTML5
8 65 (7.71%) CSS3
9 64 (7.59%) ASP.NET
10 62 (7.35%) Hibernate
10 62 (7.35%) REST
11 55 (6.52%) Node.js
12 52 (6.17%) Web Services
13 48 (5.69%) React
14 45 (5.34%) ASP.NET MVC
15 44 (5.22%) JSON
16 43 (5.10%) jQuery
16 43 (5.10%) XML
17 33 (3.91%) Android SDK
17 33 (3.91%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 118 (14.00%) User Experience
2 69 (8.19%) Analytical Skills
3 60 (7.12%) Mobile App
4 41 (4.86%) Greenfield Project
5 26 (3.08%) Data Structures
6 25 (2.97%) Algorithms
7 16 (1.90%) NHS
8 15 (1.78%) Enterprise Software
9 13 (1.54%) iPhone
10 11 (1.30%) Data Centre
11 6 (0.71%) iPad
11 6 (0.71%) Management Information System
11 6 (0.71%) Private Cloud
12 5 (0.59%) Minimum Viable Product
12 5 (0.59%) Virtual Team
13 4 (0.47%) Online Banking
13 4 (0.47%) Replication
13 4 (0.47%) Social Media
13 4 (0.47%) VxBlock/Vblock
14 3 (0.36%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 92 (10.91%) Linux
2 46 (5.46%) Android
3 42 (4.98%) Apple iOS
4 40 (4.74%) Unix
5 10 (1.19%) Mac OS X
6 9 (1.07%) Windows
7 6 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.36%) AIX
8 3 (0.36%) Solaris
9 2 (0.24%) CentOS
10 1 (0.12%) CoreOS
10 1 (0.12%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.12%) VMS
10 1 (0.12%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.12%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 202 (23.96%) Scrum
2 178 (21.12%) TDD
3 172 (20.40%) Test Automation
4 124 (14.71%) Continuous Integration
5 106 (12.57%) MVC
6 89 (10.56%) BDD
6 89 (10.56%) DevOps
7 83 (9.85%) Software Engineering
8 75 (8.90%) Open Source
9 70 (8.30%) Waterfall
10 67 (7.95%) OO
11 65 (7.71%) User Stories
12 60 (7.12%) Kanban
13 58 (6.88%) Front End Development
13 58 (6.88%) Unit Testing
14 56 (6.64%) Project Management
14 56 (6.64%) Stakeholder Management
15 55 (6.52%) Configuration Management
16 48 (5.69%) SDLC
17 44 (5.22%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 290 (34.40%) Java
2 224 (26.57%) JavaScript
3 161 (19.10%) Python
4 129 (15.30%) SQL
5 97 (11.51%) C#
6 84 (9.96%) Scala
7 83 (9.85%) PHP
8 61 (7.24%) Ruby
9 40 (4.74%) Bash Shell
10 34 (4.03%) Apple Swift
11 28 (3.32%) T-SQL
12 23 (2.73%) Objective-C
13 20 (2.37%) Groovy
14 13 (1.54%) C++
15 12 (1.42%) Go
16 10 (1.19%) C
16 10 (1.19%) Perl
17 8 (0.95%) PowerShell
17 8 (0.95%) Shell Script
17 8 (0.95%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 56 (6.64%) Degree
2 20 (2.37%) ISEB
3 11 (1.30%) ISTQB
4 10 (1.19%) Security Cleared
5 7 (0.83%) BPSS Clearance
5 7 (0.83%) Master's Degree
6 6 (0.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 5 (0.59%) IIBA
7 5 (0.59%) PMP
8 3 (0.36%) AWS Certification
8 3 (0.36%) Computer Science Degree
8 3 (0.36%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.24%) CTC Cleared
10 1 (0.12%) CCNP
10 1 (0.12%) Chartered Engineer
10 1 (0.12%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.12%) CISSP
10 1 (0.12%) ISEB Practitioner
10 1 (0.12%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.12%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (4.63%) QA
2 15 (1.78%) Data Quality
3 6 (0.71%) PMO
4 4 (0.47%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.12%) GDPR
5 1 (0.12%) HL7
5 1 (0.12%) P3O
System Software
1 53 (6.29%) Docker
2 5 (0.59%) VMware ESXi
2 5 (0.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.36%) vCloud
4 2 (0.24%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.24%) vSphere
5 1 (0.12%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.12%) HDFS
5 1 (0.12%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.12%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 43 (5.10%) Puppet
2 40 (4.74%) Ansible
3 26 (3.08%) Opscode Chef
4 13 (1.54%) Salt
5 7 (0.83%) HP Quality Center
6 6 (0.71%) Kubernetes
6 6 (0.71%) Nagios
6 6 (0.71%) vRealize
7 4 (0.47%) Prometheus
7 4 (0.47%) ZABBIX
8 3 (0.36%) Oracle Identity Management
8 3 (0.36%) Oracle Identity Manager
8 3 (0.36%) Rancher
8 3 (0.36%) Terraform
9 1 (0.12%) Cobbler
9 1 (0.12%) Graphite
9 1 (0.12%) Icinga
9 1 (0.12%) Opsview
9 1 (0.12%) Packer
9 1 (0.12%) SCCM
Vendors
1 47 (5.58%) Oracle
2 28 (3.32%) Microsoft
3 26 (3.08%) Google
4 21 (2.49%) Zend
5 17 (2.02%) Sitecore
6 12 (1.42%) Adobe
6 12 (1.42%) VMware
7 9 (1.07%) HP
7 9 (1.07%) Splunk
8 8 (0.95%) IBM
9 7 (0.83%) SAP
10 6 (0.71%) Rackspace
11 5 (0.59%) SaltStack
12 4 (0.47%) Apple
12 4 (0.47%) hybris
12 4 (0.47%) New Relic
12 4 (0.47%) Red Hat
13 3 (0.36%) Sun
14 2 (0.24%) Atlassian
14 2 (0.24%) Cisco
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £375 - £440 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £440 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £440.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £420 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £480 per day 3 Months initially
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Bentley Whitaker
Rate: From £450 to £500 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £500 - £550 per annum +
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Austin Fraser
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Uniting Ambition
Rate: £370 - 400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Rate: £320 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £440 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £630 to £650 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450.00 - £640.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds
Real Staffing
Rate: £450 - £550 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day 3 - 6 Month contract
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Rullion
Rate: £425 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £440.00 per day + up to £90 travel expenses
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds
CPS Group Limited
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
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Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £440.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago