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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Agile Software Development over the 3 months to 30 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Agile Software Development
Rank 9 12 2
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -10
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 10 9 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 11.63% 9.18% 30.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 14.49% 13.24% 38.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 5
Median daily rate £338 £500 £265
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.50% +88.67%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+9.67% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £36.13 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+10.72% +3.21%
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
69 68 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 80.23% 69.39% 79.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 34 26
Median daily rate £350 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £150 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £513 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 0
Median hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.14% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -

Agile Software Development
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Belfast region citing Agile Software Development as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 May 2016.

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Histogram in Belfast

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 30 May 2016, 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 Belfast region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 15 (57.69%) Finance
2 11 (42.31%) C#
2 11 (42.31%) Banking
3 10 (38.46%) SQL
4 8 (30.77%) HTML
4 8 (30.77%) Manual Testing
4 8 (30.77%) HTML5
4 8 (30.77%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (30.77%) Defect Management
5 7 (26.92%) Non-Functional Testing
5 7 (26.92%) Data Validation
5 7 (26.92%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (26.92%) Java
5 7 (26.92%) VBScript
5 7 (26.92%) Validation
6 5 (19.23%) Unit Testing
6 5 (19.23%) Marketing
6 5 (19.23%) Coaching
7 4 (15.38%) MongoDB
7 4 (15.38%) Derivative
7 4 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (15.38%) MVC
7 4 (15.38%) .NET
7 4 (15.38%) SQL Server
7 4 (15.38%) ASP.NET
7 4 (15.38%) OOP
8 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
8 3 (11.54%) QA
8 3 (11.54%) Web Development
8 3 (11.54%) Waterfall

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast 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 2 (7.69%) Node.js
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (15.38%) MongoDB
1 4 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.85%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.85%) Bitbucket
2 1 (3.85%) Eclipse
2 1 (3.85%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.85%) JIRA
2 1 (3.85%) Subversion
2 1 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 15 (57.69%) Finance
2 11 (42.31%) Banking
3 5 (19.23%) Marketing
4 1 (3.85%) French Language
4 1 (3.85%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (34.62%) Developer
2 8 (30.77%) Analyst
3 6 (23.08%) Test Analyst
4 5 (19.23%) Designer
4 5 (19.23%) Manual Test Analyst
4 5 (19.23%) Web Designer
5 3 (11.54%) .NET Developer
5 3 (11.54%) Web Developer
6 2 (7.69%) C# Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Senior .NET Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Senior Developer
6 2 (7.69%) UI Designer
6 2 (7.69%) Web UI Designer
7 1 (3.85%) Agile Business Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Electronic Trading Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Financial Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) SQL Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Testing Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Visual Designer
7 1 (3.85%) Web UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (30.77%) HTML
1 8 (30.77%) HTML5
2 4 (15.38%) .NET
2 4 (15.38%) ASP.NET
2 4 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (7.69%) Web Services
4 1 (3.85%) .NET Framework
4 1 (3.85%) COM
4 1 (3.85%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 8 (30.77%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (15.38%) Derivative
3 2 (7.69%) Graphic Design
3 2 (7.69%) Visualisation
4 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.69%) Linux
1 2 (7.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (30.77%) Defect Management
1 8 (30.77%) Manual Testing
2 7 (26.92%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (26.92%) Data Validation
2 7 (26.92%) Non-Functional Testing
2 7 (26.92%) Validation
3 5 (19.23%) Coaching
3 5 (19.23%) Unit Testing
4 4 (15.38%) MVC
4 4 (15.38%) OOP
5 3 (11.54%) Waterfall
5 3 (11.54%) Web Development
6 2 (7.69%) Electronic Trading
6 2 (7.69%) Functional Testing
6 2 (7.69%) Project Management
6 2 (7.69%) Risk Management
6 2 (7.69%) Scrum
6 2 (7.69%) Test Strategy
6 2 (7.69%) Trend Analysis
6 2 (7.69%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 11 (42.31%) C#
2 10 (38.46%) SQL
3 7 (26.92%) Java
3 7 (26.92%) VBScript
4 2 (7.69%) JavaScript
4 2 (7.69%) Perl
4 2 (7.69%) Python
5 1 (3.85%) Bash Shell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.54%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.85%) HP