Period
to 20 June 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 20 June 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
20 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 106 111 104
Rank change year-on-year +5 -7 -13
Contract jobs citing Software Delivery 46 18 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 1.82% 0.85% 1.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.04% 0.97% 1.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 16 32
Leeds median daily rate £455 £380 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.74% -10.59% +13.33%
10th Percentile £364 £356 £285
90th Percentile £536 £509 £523
West Yorkshire median daily rate £455 £393 £425
% change year-on-year +15.92% -7.65% +13.33%
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 2,255 1,863 2,525
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 89.06% 88.09% 88.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,561 1,260 1,776
Leeds median daily rate £405 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.25% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £300 £287 £300
90th Percentile £538 £550 £575
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 15 34
Leeds median hourly rate £25.50 £15.25 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +67.21% +17.31% -25.71%
10th Percentile £12.85 £12.00 £10.20
90th Percentile £43.45 £35.35 £21.58
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.50 £12.25 £14.50
% change year-on-year +42.86% -15.52% -17.14%

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 20 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Software Delivery in Leeds

For the 6 months to 20 June 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 39 (84.78%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (39.13%) Stakeholder Management
3 15 (32.61%) SDLC
4 13 (28.26%) Scrum
4 13 (28.26%) Business Analysis
5 12 (26.09%) Finance
5 12 (26.09%) JIRA
6 11 (23.91%) BDD
7 10 (21.74%) TDD
7 10 (21.74%) Mentoring
8 9 (19.57%) Open Source
9 8 (17.39%) Confluence
9 8 (17.39%) Kanban
9 8 (17.39%) Java
10 7 (15.22%) JavaScript
10 7 (15.22%) Data Modelling
10 7 (15.22%) User Stories
10 7 (15.22%) Coaching
10 7 (15.22%) User Experience
11 6 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (13.04%) Software Engineering
12 5 (10.87%) Publishing
12 5 (10.87%) Test Scripting
12 5 (10.87%) Git (software)
12 5 (10.87%) Process Improvement
12 5 (10.87%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 5 (10.87%) Jenkins
12 5 (10.87%) Target Operating Model
12 5 (10.87%) SFIA
12 5 (10.87%) Acceptance Criteria

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 8 (17.39%) Confluence
2 2 (4.35%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (2.17%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 3 (6.52%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.52%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (6.52%) GitHub
2 2 (4.35%) CloudBees
2 2 (4.35%) IaaS
2 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.35%) OpenShift
2 2 (4.35%) PaaS
3 1 (2.17%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.17%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.17%) BigQuery
1 1 (2.17%) Bigtable
1 1 (2.17%) MySQL
1 1 (2.17%) NoSQL
1 1 (2.17%) RDBMS
1 1 (2.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (26.09%) JIRA
2 5 (10.87%) Git (software)
2 5 (10.87%) Jenkins
3 2 (4.35%) Selenium
3 2 (4.35%) SonarQube
4 1 (2.17%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 1 (2.17%) JUnit
4 1 (2.17%) Mercurial
4 1 (2.17%) Mockito
General
1 12 (26.09%) Finance
2 5 (10.87%) Publishing
3 2 (4.35%) Banking
3 2 (4.35%) Marketing
3 2 (4.35%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (50.00%) Analyst
1 23 (50.00%) Business Analyst
2 17 (36.96%) Agile Business Analyst
3 7 (15.22%) Architect
4 6 (13.04%) Solutions Architect
5 5 (10.87%) SDLC Business Analyst
6 4 (8.70%) Finance Business Analyst
6 4 (8.70%) Financial Analyst
6 4 (8.70%) Financial Business Analyst
6 4 (8.70%) Financial Services Business Analyst
6 4 (8.70%) Operations Analyst
6 4 (8.70%) Operations Business Analyst
6 4 (8.70%) Scrum Master
6 4 (8.70%) Service Analyst
7 3 (6.52%) Developer
7 3 (6.52%) Lead Business Analyst
8 2 (4.35%) Automation Tester
8 2 (4.35%) Test Automation Engineer
8 2 (4.35%) Test Engineer
8 2 (4.35%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.70%) CSS
1 4 (8.70%) HTML
2 3 (6.52%) JSON
3 2 (4.35%) CSS3
3 2 (4.35%) J2EE
3 2 (4.35%) Node.js
3 2 (4.35%) Redux
3 2 (4.35%) REST
3 2 (4.35%) RESTful
3 2 (4.35%) SOAP
3 2 (4.35%) Spring
3 2 (4.35%) Web Services
4 1 (2.17%) AngularJS
4 1 (2.17%) HTML5
4 1 (2.17%) Kafka
4 1 (2.17%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (2.17%) React
4 1 (2.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.22%) User Experience
2 4 (8.70%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (8.70%) NHS
2 4 (8.70%) Reference Data
3 3 (6.52%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.35%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.35%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (84.78%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (39.13%) Stakeholder Management
3 15 (32.61%) SDLC
4 13 (28.26%) Business Analysis
4 13 (28.26%) Scrum
5 11 (23.91%) BDD
6 10 (21.74%) Mentoring
6 10 (21.74%) TDD
7 9 (19.57%) Open Source
8 8 (17.39%) Kanban
9 7 (15.22%) Coaching
9 7 (15.22%) Data Modelling
9 7 (15.22%) User Stories
10 6 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (13.04%) Software Engineering
11 5 (10.87%) Process Improvement
11 5 (10.87%) SFIA
11 5 (10.87%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 5 (10.87%) Target Operating Model
11 5 (10.87%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 8 (17.39%) Java
2 7 (15.22%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.17%) C#
3 1 (2.17%) Clojure
3 1 (2.17%) ES6
3 1 (2.17%) Groovy
3 1 (2.17%) Python
3 1 (2.17%) Scala
3 1 (2.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (4.35%) Degree
1 2 (4.35%) TOGAF Certification
2 1 (2.17%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (2.17%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.70%) HL7
2 2 (4.35%) QA
3 1 (2.17%) Data Quality
3 1 (2.17%) GCP
System Software
1 2 (4.35%) Docker
2 1 (2.17%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (2.17%) Ansible
1 1 (2.17%) Kubernetes
1 1 (2.17%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.17%) Puppet
1 1 (2.17%) Terraform
Vendors
1 2 (4.35%) Atlassian
1 2 (4.35%) Microsoft
1 2 (4.35%) MuleSoft