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 28 February 2017 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
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Agile Software Development
County Antrim / Belfast
Rank 3 8 22
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +14
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 64 16 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 28.83% 15.24% 3.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 34.41% 18.18% 3.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 10 2
Median daily rate £341 £275 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.09% -22.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £230 £331
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £390 £381
UK excluding London median daily rate £418 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £44.75 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-5.02% +24.30%

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
186 88 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 83.78% 83.81% 89.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 42 42
Median daily rate £375 £300 £178
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +69.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £109 £89
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +0.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Median hourly rate £10.00 £40.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-75.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +37.93%

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 28 February 2017.

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Histogram in Belfast

Agile Software Development
Hourly Rate Trend in Belfast

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

Agile Software Development Hourly Rate Trend in Belfast

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 28 February 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 Belfast region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 46 (43.81%) Java
2 45 (42.86%) SQL
3 32 (30.48%) TDD
4 31 (29.52%) Finance
4 31 (29.52%) C#
5 24 (22.86%) Python
6 23 (21.90%) Banking
6 23 (21.90%) BDD
7 21 (20.00%) C++
8 20 (19.05%) Linux
8 20 (19.05%) OOD
8 20 (19.05%) Multithreading
9 19 (18.10%) Continuous Integration
9 19 (18.10%) Front Office
10 18 (17.14%) AngularJS
11 17 (16.19%) MS Project
12 16 (15.24%) Project Management
12 16 (15.24%) Degree
12 16 (15.24%) Analytical Skills
13 15 (14.29%) NoSQL
13 15 (14.29%) Data Validation
13 15 (14.29%) Integration Testing
13 15 (14.29%) Information Security
13 15 (14.29%) Validation
13 15 (14.29%) JavaScript
14 14 (13.33%) .NET
14 14 (13.33%) MVC
14 14 (13.33%) Spring
15 13 (12.38%) Manual Testing
15 13 (12.38%) Mathematics

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 7 (6.67%) Cloud Foundry
2 6 (5.71%) Apache
3 2 (1.90%) Alfresco
3 2 (1.90%) Confluence
3 2 (1.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (0.95%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 17 (16.19%) MS Project
2 7 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 7 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (4.76%) MS Office
4 3 (2.86%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 13 (12.38%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (7.62%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.90%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (14.29%) NoSQL
2 12 (11.43%) Relational Database
3 8 (7.62%) SQL Server
4 7 (6.67%) RDBMS
5 4 (3.81%) KDB
5 4 (3.81%) Kdb+
6 3 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.95%) Apache Hive
7 1 (0.95%) Big Data
7 1 (0.95%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.95%) QlikView
7 1 (0.95%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.95%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 3 (2.86%) Cucumber
1 3 (2.86%) Git (software)
1 3 (2.86%) Jenkins
1 3 (2.86%) LoadRunner
1 3 (2.86%) Selenium
2 2 (1.90%) Bitbucket
2 2 (1.90%) JIRA
2 2 (1.90%) TeamCity
2 2 (1.90%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.95%) Ant
3 1 (0.95%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (0.95%) Maven
General
1 31 (29.52%) Finance
2 23 (21.90%) Banking
3 19 (18.10%) Front Office
4 9 (8.57%) Law
5 6 (5.71%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.90%) Electronics
6 2 (1.90%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 61 (58.10%) Developer
2 38 (36.19%) Java Developer
3 22 (20.95%) Senior Developer
4 18 (17.14%) Senior Java Developer
5 13 (12.38%) Analyst
5 13 (12.38%) C# Developer
6 12 (11.43%) Lead Developer
6 12 (11.43%) Project Manager
7 9 (8.57%) .NET Developer
8 8 (7.62%) Architect
8 8 (7.62%) C# .NET Developer
8 8 (7.62%) Cloud Architect
9 7 (6.67%) Test Analyst
10 6 (5.71%) Business Analyst
11 5 (4.76%) Banking Analyst
11 5 (4.76%) C# WPF Developer
11 5 (4.76%) C++ Developer
11 5 (4.76%) WPF Developer
12 4 (3.81%) KDB Developer
12 4 (3.81%) SC Cleared Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (17.14%) AngularJS
2 14 (13.33%) .NET
2 14 (13.33%) Spring
3 10 (9.52%) WPF
4 9 (8.57%) ASP.NET
5 8 (7.62%) Spring Boot
5 8 (7.62%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 7 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
7 6 (5.71%) Angular 2
7 6 (5.71%) jQuery
7 6 (5.71%) Spring MVC
8 5 (4.76%) CSS
8 5 (4.76%) HTML
8 5 (4.76%) JSP
8 5 (4.76%) Servlets
9 4 (3.81%) ASP.NET Web API
9 4 (3.81%) J2EE
9 4 (3.81%) Node.js
9 4 (3.81%) WCF
10 3 (2.86%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 16 (15.24%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (11.43%) Enterprise Software
3 9 (8.57%) Equity Derivative
4 5 (4.76%) N-Tier
5 4 (3.81%) Virtual Team
6 3 (2.86%) Algorithms
6 3 (2.86%) Equities
7 2 (1.90%) Derivative
8 1 (0.95%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 20 (19.05%) Linux
2 6 (5.71%) Unix
3 4 (3.81%) Solaris
4 1 (0.95%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (30.48%) TDD
2 23 (21.90%) BDD
3 20 (19.05%) Multithreading
3 20 (19.05%) OOD
4 19 (18.10%) Continuous Integration
5 16 (15.24%) Project Management
6 15 (14.29%) Data Validation
6 15 (14.29%) Information Security
6 15 (14.29%) Integration Testing
6 15 (14.29%) Validation
7 14 (13.33%) MVC
8 13 (12.38%) Manual Testing
8 13 (12.38%) Mathematics
9 12 (11.43%) Migration
10 11 (10.48%) PRINCE2
11 10 (9.52%) Defect Management
11 10 (9.52%) Scrum
12 9 (8.57%) Waterfall
13 8 (7.62%) Non-Functional Testing
13 8 (7.62%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 46 (43.81%) Java
2 45 (42.86%) SQL
3 31 (29.52%) C#
4 24 (22.86%) Python
5 21 (20.00%) C++
6 15 (14.29%) JavaScript
7 4 (3.81%) Perl
8 3 (2.86%) PL/SQL
8 3 (2.86%) VBScript
9 2 (1.90%) C
Qualifications
1 16 (15.24%) Degree
2 9 (8.57%) SC Cleared
2 9 (8.57%) Security Cleared
3 8 (7.62%) AWS Certification
4 5 (4.76%) PMP
5 2 (1.90%) HND
6 1 (0.95%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.95%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (9.52%) QA
2 5 (4.76%) PMO
System Software
1 8 (7.62%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.90%) Firmware
3 1 (0.95%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.95%) Docker
3 1 (0.95%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 8 (7.62%) Ansible
2 1 (0.95%) AppManager
2 1 (0.95%) Cisco IPCC
2 1 (0.95%) Oozie
Vendors
1 7 (6.67%) Microsoft
1 7 (6.67%) Oracle
2 4 (3.81%) ATG
3 3 (2.86%) Sybase
4 1 (0.95%) Cloudera
4 1 (0.95%) Nokia