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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Agile Software Development
Rank 8 22 10
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -12
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 15 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 15.96% 2.38% 8.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 19.23% 2.86% 13.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 1 1
Average daily rate £275 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% -13.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +7.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £36.00 £36.73
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -1.98%
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
78 70 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 82.98% 83.33% 62.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 36 15
Average daily rate £325 £150 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+116.66% -46.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £88 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £350 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 14 February 2016.

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Histogram in Belfast

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 14 (73.68%) Finance
2 10 (52.63%) Java
2 10 (52.63%) SQL
3 9 (47.37%) Banking
4 8 (42.11%) Manual Testing
4 8 (42.11%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (42.11%) Defect Management
5 7 (36.84%) Non-Functional Testing
5 7 (36.84%) Data Validation
5 7 (36.84%) VBScript
5 7 (36.84%) C#
5 7 (36.84%) Validation
6 6 (31.58%) HTML
6 6 (31.58%) Coaching
6 6 (31.58%) HTML5
7 4 (21.05%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (15.79%) C++
8 3 (15.79%) Linux
8 3 (15.79%) OO
8 3 (15.79%) OOD
8 3 (15.79%) STL
8 3 (15.79%) Multithreading
8 3 (15.79%) QA
8 3 (15.79%) Derivative
8 3 (15.79%) NoSQL
8 3 (15.79%) Low Latency
8 3 (15.79%) Marketing
8 3 (15.79%) NewSQL
8 3 (15.79%) DevOps
9 2 (10.53%) Trend Analysis

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) NewSQL
1 3 (15.79%) NoSQL
2 2 (10.53%) InterSystems Cache
3 1 (5.26%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Git (software)
1 1 (5.26%) Jenkins
General
1 14 (73.68%) Finance
2 9 (47.37%) Banking
3 3 (15.79%) Marketing
4 1 (5.26%) French Language
4 1 (5.26%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Analyst
1 7 (36.84%) Developer
2 6 (31.58%) Test Analyst
3 5 (26.32%) Manual Test Analyst
4 4 (21.05%) Designer
4 4 (21.05%) Web Designer
5 3 (15.79%) C++ Developer
6 2 (10.53%) UI Designer
6 2 (10.53%) Web UI Designer
7 1 (5.26%) Analyst Developer
7 1 (5.26%) C# Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Digital Project Manager
7 1 (5.26%) Electronic Trading Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Financial Analyst
7 1 (5.26%) HTML Developer
7 1 (5.26%) JavaScript Developer
7 1 (5.26%) SQL Analyst
7 1 (5.26%) Testing Analyst
7 1 (5.26%) Visual Designer
7 1 (5.26%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (31.58%) HTML
1 6 (31.58%) HTML5
2 3 (15.79%) STL
3 1 (5.26%) CSS
3 1 (5.26%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 8 (42.11%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (15.79%) Derivative
3 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.26%) DTV
3 1 (5.26%) Graphic Design
3 1 (5.26%) Interactive TV
3 1 (5.26%) STB
3 1 (5.26%) Video on Demand
3 1 (5.26%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) Defect Management
1 8 (42.11%) Manual Testing
2 7 (36.84%) Data Validation
2 7 (36.84%) Non-Functional Testing
2 7 (36.84%) Validation
3 6 (31.58%) Coaching
4 4 (21.05%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (15.79%) DevOps
5 3 (15.79%) Low Latency
5 3 (15.79%) Multithreading
5 3 (15.79%) OO
5 3 (15.79%) OOD
6 2 (10.53%) Electronic Trading
6 2 (10.53%) Functional Testing
6 2 (10.53%) Project Management
6 2 (10.53%) Risk Management
6 2 (10.53%) Test Strategy
6 2 (10.53%) Trend Analysis
7 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2
7 1 (5.26%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (52.63%) Java
1 10 (52.63%) SQL
2 7 (36.84%) C#
2 7 (36.84%) VBScript
3 3 (15.79%) C++
4 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) QA
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