Period
to 16 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for Software Delivery skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Software Delivery over the 6 months to 16 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.

Software Delivery
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 96 118 100
Rank change year-on-year +22 -18 +7
Contract jobs citing Software Delivery 43 20 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 1.82% 0.90% 1.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.05% 1.03% 2.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 14 35
Leeds median daily rate £433 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.62% +5.00% +25.00%
10th Percentile £363 £432 £403
90th Percentile £648 £564 £595
West Yorkshire median daily rate £444 £500 £500
% change year-on-year -11.25% - +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Leeds median hourly rate - - -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

Software Delivery 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 2,094 1,944 2,251
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 88.54% 87.06% 88.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,451 1,379 1,493
Leeds median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +2.56%
10th Percentile £313 £265 £275
90th Percentile £575 £550 £550
West Yorkshire median daily rate £414 £405 £400
% change year-on-year +2.16% +1.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 33 40
Leeds median hourly rate £17.91 £25.00 £13.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.37% +88.68% -11.67%
10th Percentile £11.24 £11.98 £10.47
90th Percentile £26.85 £40.00 £30.83
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.21 £16.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year +7.53% +10.34% -3.33%

Software Delivery
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

Job postings citing Software Delivery as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Leeds.

Job vacancy trend for Software Delivery in Leeds

Software Delivery
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Software Delivery in Leeds.

Contractor daily rate trend for Software Delivery in Leeds

Software Delivery
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Software Delivery in Leeds over the 6 months to 16 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Software Delivery in Leeds

For the 6 months to 16 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Software Delivery 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 Software Delivery.

1 25 (58.14%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (41.86%) JIRA
3 14 (32.56%) DevOps
4 13 (30.23%) Finance
5 12 (27.91%) Scrum
6 11 (25.58%) Amazon AWS
6 11 (25.58%) Confluence
6 11 (25.58%) Public Cloud
6 11 (25.58%) SDLC
7 9 (20.93%) E-Commerce
8 8 (18.60%) Configuration Management
8 8 (18.60%) ICMP
8 8 (18.60%) TCP/IP
8 8 (18.60%) VPN
8 8 (18.60%) DNS
8 8 (18.60%) Microsoft
8 8 (18.60%) Linux
8 8 (18.60%) Firewall
8 8 (18.60%) Open Source
8 8 (18.60%) SaaS
8 8 (18.60%) Amazon SQS
8 8 (18.60%) Amazon EC2
8 8 (18.60%) Amazon S3
8 8 (18.60%) Load Balancing
8 8 (18.60%) Octopus Deploy
8 8 (18.60%) GitLab
8 8 (18.60%) AWS CloudFormation
8 8 (18.60%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 8 (18.60%) Mentoring
8 8 (18.60%) Coaching

Software Delivery
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 11 (25.58%) Confluence
2 2 (4.65%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 11 (25.58%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (18.60%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 8 (18.60%) Amazon EC2
2 8 (18.60%) Amazon S3
2 8 (18.60%) Amazon SQS
2 8 (18.60%) AWS CloudFormation
2 8 (18.60%) AWS Lambda
2 8 (18.60%) Route 53
2 8 (18.60%) SaaS
2 8 (18.60%) Serverless
2 8 (18.60%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 7 (16.28%) IaaS
3 7 (16.28%) PaaS
4 3 (6.98%) Apigee
4 3 (6.98%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (4.65%) Sage Pay
6 1 (2.33%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
6 1 (2.33%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 8 (18.60%) DNS
1 8 (18.60%) Firewall
1 8 (18.60%) ICMP
1 8 (18.60%) TCP/IP
1 8 (18.60%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (18.60%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 8 (18.60%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (4.65%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (4.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 18 (41.86%) JIRA
2 8 (18.60%) GitLab
2 8 (18.60%) Jenkins
2 8 (18.60%) Octopus Deploy
3 4 (9.30%) Git (software)
4 2 (4.65%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (2.33%) JUnit
General
1 13 (30.23%) Finance
2 1 (2.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (25.58%) AWS DevOps
1 11 (25.58%) AWS DevOps Engineer
1 11 (25.58%) AWS Engineer
1 11 (25.58%) DevOps Engineer
2 9 (20.93%) Analyst
3 8 (18.60%) Business Analyst
4 7 (16.28%) Developer
5 6 (13.95%) Agile Business Analyst
5 6 (13.95%) Project Manager
5 6 (13.95%) Scrum Master
6 5 (11.63%) Cloud Engineer
6 5 (11.63%) Delivery Project Manager
7 4 (9.30%) Delivery Manager
7 4 (9.30%) Financial Analyst
7 4 (9.30%) Operations Analyst
7 4 (9.30%) Service Analyst
7 4 (9.30%) Software Delivery Project Manager
7 4 (9.30%) Software Project Manager
8 3 (6.98%) Finance Business Analyst
8 3 (6.98%) Financial Services Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.95%) HTML
2 4 (9.30%) .NET
2 4 (9.30%) CSS
2 4 (9.30%) CSS3
2 4 (9.30%) Node.js
2 4 (9.30%) React
3 2 (4.65%) ASP.NET
3 2 (4.65%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (4.65%) jQuery
3 2 (4.65%) JSON
3 2 (4.65%) KnockoutJS
3 2 (4.65%) REST
3 2 (4.65%) SOAP
3 2 (4.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (4.65%) Web Services
3 2 (4.65%) XML
4 1 (2.33%) Akka
4 1 (2.33%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 11 (25.58%) Public Cloud
2 3 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.65%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.33%) NHS
4 1 (2.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 8 (18.60%) Linux
2 2 (4.65%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (58.14%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (32.56%) DevOps
3 12 (27.91%) Scrum
4 11 (25.58%) SDLC
5 9 (20.93%) E-Commerce
6 8 (18.60%) Auto-Scaling
6 8 (18.60%) Coaching
6 8 (18.60%) Configuration Management
6 8 (18.60%) Load Balancing
6 8 (18.60%) Mentoring
6 8 (18.60%) Open Source
6 8 (18.60%) Systems Engineering
7 7 (16.28%) Kanban
7 7 (16.28%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (13.95%) Community of Practice
9 5 (11.63%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (9.30%) OO
10 4 (9.30%) Project Management
11 3 (6.98%) Business Analysis
11 3 (6.98%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 8 (18.60%) Bash Shell
2 6 (13.95%) JavaScript
3 4 (9.30%) Java
4 3 (6.98%) ES6
4 3 (6.98%) Go
4 3 (6.98%) Python
4 3 (6.98%) Ruby
5 2 (4.65%) C#
6 1 (2.33%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 7 (16.28%) SC Cleared
1 7 (16.28%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.33%) Degree
2 1 (2.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) PMO
1 1 (2.33%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (18.60%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.98%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (4.65%) Telerik