Period
to 24 September 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 24 September 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
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 96 113 88
Rank change year-on-year +17 -25 +6
Contract jobs citing Software Delivery 46 16 67
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 1.85% 0.74% 2.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.06% 0.84% 2.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 10 51
Leeds median daily rate £426 £413 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% -17.50% +25.00%
10th Percentile £406 £355 £325
90th Percentile £543 £478 £575
West Yorkshire median daily rate £426 £400 £500
% change year-on-year +6.56% -20.00% +24.22%
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 2,234 1,902 2,577
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 89.75% 88.55% 90.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,558 1,318 1,774
Leeds median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £313 £276 £300
90th Percentile £563 £547 £563
West Yorkshire median daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 25 37
Leeds median hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +18.52% -0.70%
10th Percentile £11.18 £11.83 £10.20
90th Percentile £30.00 £35.35 £31.50
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.00 £14.20 £14.50
% change year-on-year +19.72% -2.07% +6.66%

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 24 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Software Delivery in Leeds

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 32 (69.57%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (28.26%) Finance
3 12 (26.09%) Scrum
3 12 (26.09%) SDLC
4 10 (21.74%) JIRA
4 10 (21.74%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (17.39%) E-Commerce
5 8 (17.39%) JavaScript
5 8 (17.39%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (17.39%) DevOps
6 6 (13.04%) Project Management
6 6 (13.04%) Open Source
6 6 (13.04%) Kanban
7 5 (10.87%) Business Analysis
7 5 (10.87%) Git (software)
7 5 (10.87%) Node.js
7 5 (10.87%) Change Control
7 5 (10.87%) HTML
7 5 (10.87%) OO
7 5 (10.87%) Publishing
8 4 (8.70%) React
8 4 (8.70%) Public Cloud
8 4 (8.70%) Python
8 4 (8.70%) CSS
8 4 (8.70%) Java
8 4 (8.70%) NHS
8 4 (8.70%) CSS3
8 4 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
8 4 (8.70%) Reference Data
8 4 (8.70%) HL7

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 3 (6.52%) Confluence
2 1 (2.17%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (6.52%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (2.17%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (2.17%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (2.17%) Amazon S3
3 1 (2.17%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (2.17%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (2.17%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (2.17%) IaaS
3 1 (2.17%) PaaS
3 1 (2.17%) Route 53
3 1 (2.17%) SaaS
3 1 (2.17%) Sage Pay
3 1 (2.17%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
3 1 (2.17%) Salesforce Service Cloud
3 1 (2.17%) Serverless
3 1 (2.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.17%) DNS
1 1 (2.17%) Firewall
1 1 (2.17%) ICMP
1 1 (2.17%) SMS
1 1 (2.17%) TCP/IP
1 1 (2.17%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.17%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 1 (2.17%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (2.17%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (21.74%) JIRA
2 5 (10.87%) Git (software)
3 2 (4.35%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.17%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 1 (2.17%) GitLab
4 1 (2.17%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (2.17%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (28.26%) Finance
2 5 (10.87%) Publishing
3 1 (2.17%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (26.09%) Analyst
2 11 (23.91%) Business Analyst
3 8 (17.39%) Agile Business Analyst
4 6 (13.04%) Developer
4 6 (13.04%) Financial Analyst
4 6 (13.04%) Operations Analyst
4 6 (13.04%) Project Manager
4 6 (13.04%) Scrum Master
4 6 (13.04%) Service Analyst
5 5 (10.87%) Architect
5 5 (10.87%) Delivery Project Manager
5 5 (10.87%) DevOps Engineer
5 5 (10.87%) Finance Business Analyst
5 5 (10.87%) Financial Business Analyst
5 5 (10.87%) Financial Services Business Analyst
5 5 (10.87%) Operations Business Analyst
6 4 (8.70%) AWS DevOps
6 4 (8.70%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 4 (8.70%) AWS Engineer
6 4 (8.70%) Senior DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.87%) HTML
1 5 (10.87%) Node.js
2 4 (8.70%) CSS
2 4 (8.70%) CSS3
2 4 (8.70%) React
3 3 (6.52%) .NET
4 2 (4.35%) Redux
5 1 (2.17%) AngularJS
5 1 (2.17%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.17%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (2.17%) jQuery
5 1 (2.17%) JSON
5 1 (2.17%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (2.17%) REST
5 1 (2.17%) SOAP
5 1 (2.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (2.17%) Velocity
5 1 (2.17%) Web Services
5 1 (2.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.70%) NHS
1 4 (8.70%) Public Cloud
1 4 (8.70%) Reference Data
2 2 (4.35%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (4.35%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.17%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.35%) Linux
2 1 (2.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (69.57%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (26.09%) Scrum
2 12 (26.09%) SDLC
3 10 (21.74%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (17.39%) DevOps
4 8 (17.39%) E-Commerce
4 8 (17.39%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (13.04%) Kanban
5 6 (13.04%) Open Source
5 6 (13.04%) Project Management
6 5 (10.87%) Business Analysis
6 5 (10.87%) Change Control
6 5 (10.87%) OO
7 3 (6.52%) Build Automation
7 3 (6.52%) Coaching
7 3 (6.52%) High Availability
7 3 (6.52%) Mentoring
7 3 (6.52%) Software Engineering
7 3 (6.52%) Waterfall
7 3 (6.52%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (17.39%) JavaScript
2 4 (8.70%) Java
2 4 (8.70%) Python
3 3 (6.52%) ES6
3 3 (6.52%) Go
3 3 (6.52%) Ruby
4 2 (4.35%) C#
5 1 (2.17%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (6.52%) Degree
2 1 (2.17%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (2.17%) DBS Check
2 1 (2.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (2.17%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.70%) HL7
2 1 (2.17%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (2.17%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.17%) Ansible
1 1 (2.17%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.17%) Puppet
1 1 (2.17%) Terraform
Vendors
1 3 (6.52%) Apigee
1 3 (6.52%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.35%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (2.17%) Telerik