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 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 12 10 11
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 8 7 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 12.31% 7.95% 9.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 19.05% 9.33% 13.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 5
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£513 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+70.83% +9.09%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +1.42%
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
42 75 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 64.62% 85.23% 71.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 38 37
Average daily rate £400 £345 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.94% +15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £255 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Belfast

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Belfast region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Histogram in Belfast

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 7 (58.33%) Scrum
2 6 (50.00%) Project Management
3 5 (41.67%) CISSP
3 5 (41.67%) ITIL
3 5 (41.67%) PRINCE2
3 5 (41.67%) Web Services
3 5 (41.67%) CISA
3 5 (41.67%) CISM
3 5 (41.67%) Finance
3 5 (41.67%) Information Security
3 5 (41.67%) TOGAF
3 5 (41.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (41.67%) Enterprise Architecture
3 5 (41.67%) COBIT
3 5 (41.67%) CGEIT
3 5 (41.67%) Security Architecture
3 5 (41.67%) CRISC
3 5 (41.67%) SABSA
4 4 (33.33%) XML
5 3 (25.00%) OO
5 3 (25.00%) Java
5 3 (25.00%) WebSphere
5 3 (25.00%) AngularJS
5 3 (25.00%) Use Case
5 3 (25.00%) JSON
5 3 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (16.67%) Android
6 2 (16.67%) Dojo
6 2 (16.67%) jQuery
6 2 (16.67%) HTML5

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 3 (25.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (8.33%) Node.js
2 1 (8.33%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (8.33%) IIS
2 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (8.33%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (8.33%) DB2
1 1 (8.33%) Big Data
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) JUnit
1 2 (16.67%) Eclipse
1 2 (16.67%) Jenkins
1 2 (16.67%) SoapUI
2 1 (8.33%) QUnit
2 1 (8.33%) Jasmine
2 1 (8.33%) Ant
2 1 (8.33%) Grunt
2 1 (8.33%) Bower
2 1 (8.33%) webpack
2 1 (8.33%) gulp
2 1 (8.33%) Maven
2 1 (8.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (8.33%) Mocha
General
1 5 (41.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Developer
2 5 (41.67%) Information Architect
2 5 (41.67%) Security Architect
2 5 (41.67%) Information Security Architect
2 5 (41.67%) Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Java Developer
3 2 (16.67%) .NET Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Web Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Agile Coach
4 1 (8.33%) IT Architect
4 1 (8.33%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (8.33%) IT Security Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) Web Services
2 4 (33.33%) XML
3 3 (25.00%) JSON
3 3 (25.00%) AngularJS
4 2 (16.67%) HTML5
4 2 (16.67%) REST
4 2 (16.67%) CSS3
4 2 (16.67%) Ajax
4 2 (16.67%) Java EE
4 2 (16.67%) Dojo
4 2 (16.67%) jQuery
4 2 (16.67%) HTML
4 2 (16.67%) .NET
4 2 (16.67%) J2EE
4 2 (16.67%) CSS
4 2 (16.67%) SOAP
5 1 (8.33%) Struts
5 1 (8.33%) JSP
5 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
5 1 (8.33%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) User Experience
2 1 (8.33%) BYOD
2 1 (8.33%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Android
1 2 (16.67%) Apple iOS
2 1 (8.33%) UNIX
2 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Scrum
2 6 (50.00%) Project Management
3 5 (41.67%) ITIL
3 5 (41.67%) PRINCE2
3 5 (41.67%) Information Security
3 5 (41.67%) TOGAF
3 5 (41.67%) Enterprise Architecture
3 5 (41.67%) Security Architecture
3 5 (41.67%) SABSA
4 3 (25.00%) Use Case
4 3 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (25.00%) OO
5 2 (16.67%) Web Development
5 2 (16.67%) iOS Development
5 2 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
5 2 (16.67%) Android Development
6 1 (8.33%) User Stories
6 1 (8.33%) Dependency Management
6 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) Java
2 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (8.33%) SQL
3 1 (8.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) CISSP
1 5 (41.67%) CISA
1 5 (41.67%) CISM
1 5 (41.67%) CGEIT
1 5 (41.67%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (41.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (41.67%) COBIT
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) IBM
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) VMware
2 1 (8.33%) F5
2 1 (8.33%) Twitter
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle