The table below looks at the statistics for Agile Software Development skills in IT contracts advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Agile Software Development over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 9 10 15
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +5
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 11 12 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 10.78% 10.53% 8.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 14.86% 15.58% 14.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 0
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£375 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £57.50 £40.50 £37.25
% change year-on-year
+41.97% +8.73%
Agile Software Development
County Antrim

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Belfast region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Belfast
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
74 77 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 72.55% 67.54% 55.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 35 29
Average daily rate £333 £275 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.90% -21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £130 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £421 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £13.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

Agile Software Development
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Belfast region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Agile Software Development Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

Agile Software Development
Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

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

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Belfast region citing Agile Software Development also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Agile Software Development.

1 24 (64.86%) HTML
1 24 (64.86%) JavaScript
1 24 (64.86%) CSS
2 22 (59.46%) Java
3 21 (56.76%) Eclipse
3 21 (56.76%) Apple iOS
4 20 (54.05%) Web Application Development
4 20 (54.05%) MVC
4 20 (54.05%) Java EE
4 20 (54.05%) Dojo
4 20 (54.05%) RAD
4 20 (54.05%) Mac OS X
5 8 (21.62%) Subversion
6 7 (18.92%) Perl
7 6 (16.22%) Python
8 5 (13.51%) Linux
8 5 (13.51%) Ruby
9 4 (10.81%) Ruby on Rails
9 4 (10.81%) AccuRev
9 4 (10.81%) Build Forge
9 4 (10.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 4 (10.81%) Alfresco
9 4 (10.81%) JRuby
9 4 (10.81%) jQuery
9 4 (10.81%) Maven
9 4 (10.81%) CruiseControl
9 4 (10.81%) SQL Server
9 4 (10.81%) Ant
9 4 (10.81%) VBScript
9 4 (10.81%) ClearCase

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Belfast region citing Agile Software Development also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Agile Software Development. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (10.81%) Alfresco
2 1 (2.70%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.11%) TCP/IP
1 3 (8.11%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.81%) SQL Server
1 4 (10.81%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 21 (56.76%) Eclipse
2 8 (21.62%) Subversion
3 4 (10.81%) Maven
3 4 (10.81%) ClearCase
3 4 (10.81%) CruiseControl
3 4 (10.81%) Ant
3 4 (10.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 4 (10.81%) Build Forge
3 4 (10.81%) Cucumber
3 4 (10.81%) MSBuild
3 4 (10.81%) RubyMine
4 1 (2.70%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.70%) Selenium
General
1 1 (2.70%) Finance
1 1 (2.70%) Banking
1 1 (2.70%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 30 (81.08%) Developer
2 20 (54.05%) JavaScript Developer
3 4 (10.81%) Build and Release Engineer
3 4 (10.81%) Release Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) Ruby on Rails Developer
5 1 (2.70%) iPhone Developer
5 1 (2.70%) iOS Developer
5 1 (2.70%) Software Developer
5 1 (2.70%) Software Engineer
5 1 (2.70%) Python Developer
5 1 (2.70%) SharePoint Developer
5 1 (2.70%) Senior Java Software Engineer
5 1 (2.70%) Consultant
5 1 (2.70%) C++ Developer
5 1 (2.70%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (2.70%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (64.86%) HTML
1 24 (64.86%) CSS
2 20 (54.05%) Java EE
2 20 (54.05%) Dojo
3 4 (10.81%) Sass
3 4 (10.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 4 (10.81%) Ruby on Rails
3 4 (10.81%) jQuery
3 4 (10.81%) JRuby
3 4 (10.81%) HTML5
4 1 (2.70%) iOS SDK
4 1 (2.70%) Web Services
4 1 (2.70%) .NET
4 1 (2.70%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.70%) Equities
1 1 (2.70%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 21 (56.76%) Apple iOS
2 20 (54.05%) Mac OS X
3 5 (13.51%) Linux
4 3 (8.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (5.41%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (54.05%) RAD
1 20 (54.05%) MVC
1 20 (54.05%) Web Application Development
2 4 (10.81%) Active Record
3 3 (8.11%) Low Latency
4 1 (2.70%) iOS Development
4 1 (2.70%) DevOps
4 1 (2.70%) Analytics
4 1 (2.70%) User Stories
4 1 (2.70%) OOP
4 1 (2.70%) OO
4 1 (2.70%) Validation
4 1 (2.70%) TDD
4 1 (2.70%) Software Engineering
4 1 (2.70%) Unit Testing
4 1 (2.70%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 24 (64.86%) JavaScript
2 22 (59.46%) Java
3 7 (18.92%) Perl
4 6 (16.22%) Python
5 5 (13.51%) Ruby
6 4 (10.81%) VBScript
7 3 (8.11%) Shell Script
7 3 (8.11%) C++
8 2 (5.41%) C#
9 1 (2.70%) C
9 1 (2.70%) MATLAB
9 1 (2.70%) Objective-C
9 1 (2.70%) PowerShell
9 1 (2.70%) Bash Shell
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) Puppet
1 1 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (10.81%) Perforce
1 4 (10.81%) AccuRev
2 3 (8.11%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.70%) Reuters
3 1 (2.70%) Bloomberg
3 1 (2.70%) Microsoft
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