The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Belfast region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 12 13 20
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +7
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 5 10 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 5.68% 9.35% 4.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.94% 12.82% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 0
Average daily rate
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£300 £275 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £40.00 £37.25
% change year-on-year
-4.37% +7.38%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Belfast
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
72 78 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 81.82% 72.90% 56.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 38 38
Average daily rate £375 £300 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £130 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Agile Software Development
County Antrim

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 July 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 17 (60.71%) HTML
1 17 (60.71%) JavaScript
1 17 (60.71%) CSS
2 15 (53.57%) Java
2 15 (53.57%) Apple iOS
3 14 (50.00%) Eclipse
4 13 (46.43%) Mac OS X
4 13 (46.43%) RAD
4 13 (46.43%) Web Application Development
4 13 (46.43%) MVC
4 13 (46.43%) Java EE
4 13 (46.43%) Dojo
5 8 (28.57%) Subversion
6 6 (21.43%) Python
7 5 (17.86%) Ruby
8 4 (14.29%) Ruby on Rails
8 4 (14.29%) jQuery
8 4 (14.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 4 (14.29%) Alfresco
8 4 (14.29%) JRuby
8 4 (14.29%) Sass
8 4 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 4 (14.29%) Active Record
8 4 (14.29%) AccuRev
8 4 (14.29%) Build Forge
8 4 (14.29%) HTML5
8 4 (14.29%) Cucumber
8 4 (14.29%) CruiseControl
8 4 (14.29%) MongoDB
8 4 (14.29%) ClearCase

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 (14.29%) Alfresco
2 1 (3.57%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 4 (14.29%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 14 (50.00%) Eclipse
2 8 (28.57%) Subversion
3 4 (14.29%) Maven
3 4 (14.29%) ClearCase
3 4 (14.29%) CruiseControl
3 4 (14.29%) Ant
3 4 (14.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 4 (14.29%) Build Forge
3 4 (14.29%) Cucumber
3 4 (14.29%) MSBuild
3 4 (14.29%) RubyMine
4 1 (3.57%) Visual Studio
4 1 (3.57%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 21 (75.00%) Developer
2 13 (46.43%) JavaScript Developer
3 4 (14.29%) Build and Release Engineer
3 4 (14.29%) Release Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Ruby on Rails Developer
5 2 (7.14%) iPhone Developer
5 2 (7.14%) iOS Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Software Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Python Developer
6 1 (3.57%) SharePoint Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Senior Java Software Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Consultant
6 1 (3.57%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (60.71%) HTML
1 17 (60.71%) CSS
2 13 (46.43%) Java EE
2 13 (46.43%) Dojo
3 4 (14.29%) Sass
3 4 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 4 (14.29%) Ruby on Rails
3 4 (14.29%) jQuery
3 4 (14.29%) JRuby
3 4 (14.29%) HTML5
4 2 (7.14%) iOS SDK
5 1 (3.57%) Web Services
5 1 (3.57%) .NET
5 1 (3.57%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 15 (53.57%) Apple iOS
2 13 (46.43%) Mac OS X
3 2 (7.14%) Linux
4 1 (3.57%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (46.43%) RAD
1 13 (46.43%) MVC
1 13 (46.43%) Web Application Development
2 4 (14.29%) Active Record
3 2 (7.14%) iOS Development
3 2 (7.14%) OOP
3 2 (7.14%) OO
4 1 (3.57%) Analytics
4 1 (3.57%) User Stories
4 1 (3.57%) Validation
4 1 (3.57%) TDD
4 1 (3.57%) Software Engineering
4 1 (3.57%) Unit Testing
4 1 (3.57%) Test Scripting
4 1 (3.57%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 17 (60.71%) JavaScript
2 15 (53.57%) Java
3 6 (21.43%) Python
4 5 (17.86%) Ruby
5 4 (14.29%) Perl
5 4 (14.29%) VBScript
6 2 (7.14%) C#
6 2 (7.14%) Objective-C
7 1 (3.57%) MATLAB
7 1 (3.57%) C
7 1 (3.57%) PowerShell
7 1 (3.57%) Bash Shell
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) Puppet
1 1 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (14.29%) Perforce
1 4 (14.29%) AccuRev
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft
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