Period
to 12 December 2017

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 12 December 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.

Software Delivery
6 months to
12 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 121 100 107
Rank change year-on-year -21 +7 -10
Contract jobs citing Software Delivery 20 46 52
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.89% 1.77% 1.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.03% 2.02% 1.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 36 32
Leeds median daily rate £524 £500 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.75% +25.00% +14.29%
10th Percentile £426 £404 £308
90th Percentile £564 £594 £534
West Yorkshire median daily rate £463 £500 £400
% change year-on-year -7.50% +25.00% +14.29%
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 1933 2276 2849
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 85.91% 87.67% 87.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1374 1521 1992
Leeds median daily rate £413 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +3.23% +10.71%
10th Percentile £275 £275 £265
90th Percentile £550 £550 £563
West Yorkshire median daily rate £407 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +1.63% +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 39 61
Leeds median hourly rate £28.50 £13.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +119.23% -13.33% +11.11%
10th Percentile £15.50 £10.20 £9.25
90th Percentile £40.00 £30.90 £37.04
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year +10.34% -3.33% +3.45%

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 12 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Software Delivery in Leeds

For the 6 months to 12 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Software Delivery 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 Software Delivery.

1 10 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (35.00%) Business Analysis
2 7 (35.00%) Java
2 7 (35.00%) Release Management
3 5 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 5 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 5 (25.00%) QA
3 5 (25.00%) Scrum
3 5 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 5 (25.00%) Microservices
4 4 (20.00%) User Stories
4 4 (20.00%) Kanban
4 4 (20.00%) Git (software)
4 4 (20.00%) Finance
4 4 (20.00%) Spring
4 4 (20.00%) Data Modelling
4 4 (20.00%) Configuration Management
5 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (15.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (15.00%) BDD
5 3 (15.00%) Open Source
5 3 (15.00%) SDLC
5 3 (15.00%) Spring Boot
6 2 (10.00%) Coaching
6 2 (10.00%) User Experience
6 2 (10.00%) IT Strategy
6 2 (10.00%) Acceptance Criteria
6 2 (10.00%) Target Operating Model
6 2 (10.00%) Ansible
6 2 (10.00%) DevOps

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 2 (10.00%) Confluence
2 1 (5.00%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.00%) CloudBees
2 1 (5.00%) GitHub
2 1 (5.00%) Google Analytics
2 1 (5.00%) IaaS
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.00%) OpenShift
2 1 (5.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) MongoDB
1 2 (10.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (5.00%) Electronic Patient Records
2 1 (5.00%) Event Store
2 1 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (5.00%) Redis
2 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (15.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (10.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (10.00%) JIRA
3 2 (10.00%) MSTest
3 2 (10.00%) NUnit
4 1 (5.00%) SonarQube
General
1 4 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Banking
2 1 (5.00%) Games
2 1 (5.00%) Marketing
2 1 (5.00%) Publishing
2 1 (5.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Analyst
2 5 (25.00%) Architect
2 5 (25.00%) Business Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Agile Business Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Delivery Manager
3 3 (15.00%) Java Architect
3 3 (15.00%) Senior Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Senior Business Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Software Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Java Solutions Architect
4 2 (10.00%) Release Manager
4 2 (10.00%) SDLC Business Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Software Delivery Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.00%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Digital Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Digital Business Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) JavaScript Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) Spring
2 3 (15.00%) Spring Boot
3 2 (10.00%) .NET
3 2 (10.00%) REST
3 2 (10.00%) Web Services
4 1 (5.00%) CSS
4 1 (5.00%) Dropwizard
4 1 (5.00%) HTML
4 1 (5.00%) J2EE
4 1 (5.00%) JSON
4 1 (5.00%) LAMP
4 1 (5.00%) Memcached
4 1 (5.00%) Node.js
4 1 (5.00%) Play Framework
4 1 (5.00%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (5.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (10.00%) User Experience
3 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (5.00%) NHS
3 1 (5.00%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) CentOS
1 1 (5.00%) Linux
1 1 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (35.00%) Business Analysis
2 7 (35.00%) Release Management
3 5 (25.00%) Microservices
3 5 (25.00%) Scrum
3 5 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 4 (20.00%) Configuration Management
4 4 (20.00%) Data Modelling
4 4 (20.00%) Kanban
4 4 (20.00%) User Stories
5 3 (15.00%) BDD
5 3 (15.00%) Open Source
5 3 (15.00%) SDLC
6 2 (10.00%) Coaching
6 2 (10.00%) DevOps
6 2 (10.00%) IT Strategy
6 2 (10.00%) Machine Learning
6 2 (10.00%) Process Improvement
6 2 (10.00%) Systems Analysis
6 2 (10.00%) Target Operating Model
Programming Languages
1 7 (35.00%) Java
2 5 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (10.00%) SQL
4 1 (5.00%) Bash Shell
4 1 (5.00%) PHP
4 1 (5.00%) Python
4 1 (5.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (5.00%) Master's Degree
2 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (25.00%) QA
2 1 (5.00%) HL7
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) Ansible
2 1 (5.00%) Grafana
2 1 (5.00%) Graphite
2 1 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (5.00%) Opsview
2 1 (5.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.00%) Google
2 1 (5.00%) MuleSoft
2 1 (5.00%) New Relic
2 1 (5.00%) Sitecore
2 1 (5.00%) Splunk