The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 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
East Midlands / Leicestershire
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 7 10 19
Rank change year-on-year +3 +9  
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 62 34 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 23.40% 12.78% 6.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 29.38% 18.38% 9.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 20 19
Median daily rate £400 £388 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.22% +25.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £320 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £385
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £388
% change year-on-year - +9.67%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Leicestershire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Leicestershire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 211 185 211
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 79.62% 69.55% 67.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 120 124
Median daily rate £350 £338 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.70% +3.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £383
% change year-on-year +3.75% +4.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 7 7
Median hourly rate £35.00 £12.00 £10.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +191.66% +11.08%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.10 £11.84 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £17.40 £13.50
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 Leicestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leicestershire 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 Leicestershire

Agile Software Development
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Agile Software Development in Leicestershire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Agile Software Development in Leicestershire

Agile Software Development
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leicestershire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Agile Software Development in Leicestershire over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Agile Software Development in Leicestershire

Agile Software Development
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Software Development in Leicestershire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Agile Software Development in Leicestershire

Agile Software Development
Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Software Development within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 23 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicester +5 37 £400 -3.03% 20
Agile Software Development
East Midlands

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 Leicestershire region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 62 (48.06%) JavaScript
2 57 (44.19%) HTML
2 57 (44.19%) CSS
3 56 (43.41%) .NET
4 50 (38.76%) TDD
5 45 (34.88%) C#
6 38 (29.46%) Scrum
7 35 (27.13%) Continuous Integration
8 33 (25.58%) Test Automation
9 32 (24.81%) MVC
9 32 (24.81%) E-Commerce
10 31 (24.03%) HTML5
10 31 (24.03%) Front End Development
11 30 (23.26%) React
11 30 (23.26%) ASP.NET
12 28 (21.71%) SQL
13 27 (20.93%) CSS3
13 27 (20.93%) AngularJS
14 24 (18.60%) Node.js
15 22 (17.05%) Ember.js
16 19 (14.73%) RESTful
17 18 (13.95%) jQuery
18 17 (13.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 16 (12.40%) Retail
20 14 (10.85%) ASP.NET Web API
20 14 (10.85%) Analytical Skills
20 14 (10.85%) SQL Server
20 14 (10.85%) REST
21 13 (10.08%) Analytics
21 13 (10.08%) Windows

Agile Software Development
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicestershire 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 13 (10.08%) CMS
2 5 (3.88%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 2 (1.55%) Alfresco
3 2 (1.55%) Apache Solr
3 2 (1.55%) Drupal
3 2 (1.55%) Liferay
3 2 (1.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (1.55%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.55%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.78%) Apache
4 1 (0.78%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (1.55%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.78%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.78%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.20%) IaaS
1 8 (6.20%) PaaS
2 4 (3.10%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.55%) Office 365
4 1 (0.78%) Adobe Analytics
4 1 (0.78%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.20%) DNS
1 8 (6.20%) HTTP
1 8 (6.20%) SSL
1 8 (6.20%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.78%) Internet
2 1 (0.78%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (10.85%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.10%) MySQL
3 3 (2.33%) MongoDB
3 3 (2.33%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.78%) Couchbase
4 1 (0.78%) CouchDB
4 1 (0.78%) Firebird
4 1 (0.78%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.78%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.78%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 11 (8.53%) Git (software)
2 4 (3.10%) Grunt
2 4 (3.10%) gulp
2 4 (3.10%) Jasmine
2 4 (3.10%) Karma Test Runner
2 4 (3.10%) MSTest
2 4 (3.10%) NUnit
2 4 (3.10%) Selenium
3 3 (2.33%) JIRA
3 3 (2.33%) Protractor
4 2 (1.55%) Cucumber
4 2 (1.55%) Maven
4 2 (1.55%) Mocha
4 2 (1.55%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (1.55%) Toad
5 1 (0.78%) Axure RP
5 1 (0.78%) Bitbucket
5 1 (0.78%) Gradle
5 1 (0.78%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.78%) JProfiler
General
1 16 (12.40%) Retail
2 12 (9.30%) Finance
3 2 (1.55%) Banking
4 1 (0.78%) Games
Job Titles
1 83 (64.34%) Developer
2 31 (24.03%) .NET Developer
3 24 (18.60%) JavaScript Developer
4 22 (17.05%) C# Developer
5 20 (15.50%) ASP.NET Developer
5 20 (15.50%) C# .NET Developer
6 17 (13.18%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 16 (12.40%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 11 (8.53%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 11 (8.53%) Full Stack Developer
9 9 (6.98%) Agile Coach
9 9 (6.98%) Angular Developer
9 9 (6.98%) Node.js Developer
10 7 (5.43%) Senior Developer
11 6 (4.65%) Senior JavaScript Developer
12 5 (3.88%) Analyst
12 5 (3.88%) Architect
12 5 (3.88%) HTML Developer
12 5 (3.88%) Platform Engineer
12 5 (3.88%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (44.19%) CSS
1 57 (44.19%) HTML
2 56 (43.41%) .NET
3 31 (24.03%) HTML5
4 30 (23.26%) ASP.NET
4 30 (23.26%) React
5 27 (20.93%) AngularJS
5 27 (20.93%) CSS3
6 24 (18.60%) Node.js
7 22 (17.05%) Ember.js
8 19 (14.73%) RESTful
9 18 (13.95%) jQuery
10 17 (13.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 14 (10.85%) ASP.NET Web API
11 14 (10.85%) REST
12 13 (10.08%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 12 (9.30%) KnockoutJS
14 10 (7.75%) ASP.NET MVC
15 9 (6.98%) JSON
16 8 (6.20%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (10.85%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (5.43%) Mobile App
2 7 (5.43%) User Experience
3 3 (2.33%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.55%) Smart Meter
5 1 (0.78%) FMCG
5 1 (0.78%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (0.78%) Life Science
5 1 (0.78%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 13 (10.08%) Windows
2 9 (6.98%) Linux
3 8 (6.20%) CoreOS
3 8 (6.20%) Ubuntu
4 2 (1.55%) Windows 10
4 2 (1.55%) Windows Phone
5 1 (0.78%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.78%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (38.76%) TDD
2 38 (29.46%) Scrum
3 35 (27.13%) Continuous Integration
4 33 (25.58%) Test Automation
5 32 (24.81%) E-Commerce
5 32 (24.81%) MVC
6 31 (24.03%) Front End Development
7 13 (10.08%) Analytics
8 12 (9.30%) User Stories
9 11 (8.53%) Continuous Delivery
9 11 (8.53%) Pair Programming
9 11 (8.53%) SOA
9 11 (8.53%) Unit Testing
10 10 (7.75%) Software Engineering
11 9 (6.98%) Translating Business Requirements
12 8 (6.20%) BDD
12 8 (6.20%) Functional Testing
12 8 (6.20%) Kanban
12 8 (6.20%) Refactoring
13 7 (5.43%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 62 (48.06%) JavaScript
2 45 (34.88%) C#
3 28 (21.71%) SQL
4 12 (9.30%) Java
5 9 (6.98%) VB.NET
6 8 (6.20%) Python
7 5 (3.88%) ES6
7 5 (3.88%) Scala
8 4 (3.10%) C++
9 3 (2.33%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.78%) ECMAScript
10 1 (0.78%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.78%) TypeScript
10 1 (0.78%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (3.10%) Degree
1 4 (3.10%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.33%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (1.55%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.88%) QA
2 1 (0.78%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.78%) PMO
System Software
1 11 (8.53%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (6.20%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.55%) Ansible
2 2 (1.55%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (6.20%) Microsoft
2 5 (3.88%) Adobe
2 5 (3.88%) Sitecore
3 2 (1.55%) IBM
3 2 (1.55%) OpenText
3 2 (1.55%) Oracle
3 2 (1.55%) SAP
4 1 (0.78%) CA
4 1 (0.78%) ClickTale
4 1 (0.78%) Google
4 1 (0.78%) HP
4 1 (0.78%) hybris
4 1 (0.78%) Twitter
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