The table below looks at the statistics for Agile Software Development skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire 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 7 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 3 14 22
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +8
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 179 71 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 19.65% 9.07% 6.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 24.29% 12.18% 8.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 49 29
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£400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £522 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £353
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +6.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Agile Software Development
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
737 583 587
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 80.90% 74.46% 77.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 444 308 244
Average daily rate £400 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £245 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £540 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 26 22
Average hourly rate £33.00 £35.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £15.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -9.83%

Agile Software Development
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Agile Software Development Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Agile Software Development
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Cheshire region.

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Agile Software Development
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 7 July 2015.

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

Agile Software Development
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Agile Software Development Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

Agile Software Development
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Software Development within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 7 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester +1 55 £370 +8.02% 25
Warrington +10 38 £459 -8.70% 19
Knutsford +14 28 £375 -14.57% 6
Macclesfield - 9 - - 3
Alderley Edge - 4 - - 1
Crewe - 4 £365 - 12
Wilmslow - 3 £325 - 3
Northwich +1 2 £346 -18.52% 2
Agile Software Development
North West

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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.

1 116 (32.95%) Java
2 100 (28.41%) JavaScript
3 65 (18.47%) Linux
4 64 (18.18%) Finance
5 60 (17.05%) HTML
5 60 (17.05%) .NET
6 59 (16.76%) Scrum
7 54 (15.34%) Oracle
8 52 (14.77%) SQL
9 51 (14.49%) Continuous Integration
9 51 (14.49%) SDLC
10 48 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
10 48 (13.64%) Git (software)
10 48 (13.64%) CSS
11 47 (13.35%) MongoDB
12 46 (13.07%) Amazon AWS
12 46 (13.07%) Data Warehouse
13 45 (12.78%) Waterfall
13 45 (12.78%) AngularJS
14 44 (12.50%) Project Management
15 42 (11.93%) TDD
15 42 (11.93%) JSON
16 41 (11.65%) Big Data
17 40 (11.36%) Mobile App
17 40 (11.36%) Python
18 39 (11.08%) OO
18 39 (11.08%) E-Commerce
19 38 (10.80%) Web Services
19 38 (10.80%) Spring
20 36 (10.23%) Opscode Chef

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 35 (9.94%) Node.js
2 9 (2.56%) JBoss
2 9 (2.56%) WebSphere
3 6 (1.70%) SharePoint
4 5 (1.42%) ArcGIS
4 5 (1.42%) OpenStack
5 4 (1.14%) Oracle Spatial
5 4 (1.14%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (0.85%) Confluence
7 2 (0.57%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (0.57%) SugarCRM
8 1 (0.28%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.28%) Mule
8 1 (0.28%) IBM HTTP Server
8 1 (0.28%) ArcSDE
8 1 (0.28%) AquaLogic
8 1 (0.28%) iPlanet
8 1 (0.28%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.28%) SAS
8 1 (0.28%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 15 (4.26%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.57%) MS Project
2 2 (0.57%) MS Office
3 1 (0.28%) SPSS
3 1 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (2.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.42%) BusinessWorks
3 4 (1.14%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.28%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.28%) TrackWise
4 1 (0.28%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 46 (13.07%) Amazon AWS
2 32 (9.09%) Cloud Computing
3 27 (7.67%) IaaS
4 13 (3.69%) Microsoft Azure
5 8 (2.27%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 8 (2.27%) Amazon EC2
5 8 (2.27%) Amazon S3
6 7 (1.99%) Amazon EMR
6 7 (1.99%) Amazon ELB
6 7 (1.99%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 7 (1.99%) Amazon SQS
6 7 (1.99%) AWS CloudFormation
6 7 (1.99%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 6 (1.70%) SaaS
8 5 (1.42%) AWS CloudTrail
9 4 (1.14%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.28%) Amazon Glacier
10 1 (0.28%) Office 365
10 1 (0.28%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.84%) Internet
2 7 (1.99%) HTTP
3 4 (1.14%) Unified Communications
3 4 (1.14%) Converged Networks
4 3 (0.85%) Network Security
5 2 (0.57%) Firewall
5 2 (0.57%) Wireless
6 1 (0.28%) SSL
6 1 (0.28%) Intranet
6 1 (0.28%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (13.35%) MongoDB
2 46 (13.07%) Data Warehouse
3 41 (11.65%) Big Data
4 30 (8.52%) Apache Cassandra
5 27 (7.67%) Hadoop
6 20 (5.68%) SQL Server
7 14 (3.98%) MySQL
7 14 (3.98%) Relational Database
8 11 (3.13%) Oracle Database
9 9 (2.56%) NoSQL
10 8 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
10 8 (2.27%) Amazon RDS
10 8 (2.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 8 (2.27%) QlikView
11 7 (1.99%) MS Access
12 6 (1.70%) DB2
12 6 (1.70%) Neo4j
13 4 (1.14%) PostgreSQL
13 4 (1.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 3 (0.85%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 48 (13.64%) Git (software)
2 24 (6.82%) Maven
3 23 (6.53%) Cucumber
4 19 (5.40%) Jenkins
5 17 (4.83%) Subversion
5 17 (4.83%) Team Foundation Server
5 17 (4.83%) Talend Open Studio
6 15 (4.26%) JUnit
7 12 (3.41%) JIRA
8 11 (3.13%) Gradle
9 8 (2.27%) Selenium
10 7 (1.99%) TeamCity
10 7 (1.99%) Ant
10 7 (1.99%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 6 (1.70%) Visual Studio
12 5 (1.42%) IntelliJ
12 5 (1.42%) Hudson
13 4 (1.14%) TestComplete
13 4 (1.14%) Eclipse
13 4 (1.14%) SpecFlow
General
1 64 (18.18%) Finance
2 31 (8.81%) Banking
3 17 (4.83%) Pharmaceutical
4 15 (4.26%) Manufacturing
5 11 (3.13%) Retail
6 7 (1.99%) Local Government
6 7 (1.99%) Retail Banking
7 4 (1.14%) Advertising
8 3 (0.85%) Legal
9 2 (0.57%) Marketing
9 2 (0.57%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.57%) Back Office
10 1 (0.28%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.28%) Automotive
10 1 (0.28%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 167 (47.44%) Developer
2 56 (15.91%) Architect
3 54 (15.34%) Java Developer
4 34 (9.66%) Project Manager
5 29 (8.24%) Technical Architect
6 23 (6.53%) Analyst
7 20 (5.68%) iOS Developer
8 19 (5.40%) Android Developer
9 18 (5.11%) Digital Architect
10 16 (4.55%) Business Analyst
10 16 (4.55%) Digital Technical Architect
11 13 (3.69%) ETL Developer
12 12 (3.41%) .NET Developer
12 12 (3.41%) Solutions Architect
13 11 (3.13%) Senior Developer
14 10 (2.84%) Mobile Developer
15 9 (2.56%) Senior Architect
15 9 (2.56%) JavaScript Developer
15 9 (2.56%) C# Developer
16 8 (2.27%) Senior Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (17.05%) HTML
1 60 (17.05%) .NET
2 48 (13.64%) CSS
3 45 (12.78%) AngularJS
4 42 (11.93%) JSON
5 38 (10.80%) Spring
5 38 (10.80%) Web Services
6 32 (9.09%) HTML5
7 28 (7.95%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 27 (7.67%) XML
9 24 (6.82%) RESTful
10 23 (6.53%) jQuery
11 22 (6.25%) CSS3
11 22 (6.25%) J2EE
12 19 (5.40%) REST
13 18 (5.11%) SOAP
14 16 (4.55%) Hibernate
15 15 (4.26%) WSDL
16 12 (3.41%) .NET Framework
17 11 (3.13%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 48 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
2 40 (11.36%) Mobile App
3 30 (8.52%) Visualisation
4 13 (3.69%) Computer Science
5 11 (3.13%) User Experience
6 10 (2.84%) Telematics
7 7 (1.99%) GIS
8 4 (1.14%) Data Integration
8 4 (1.14%) Online Banking
8 4 (1.14%) Algorithms
8 4 (1.14%) Inversion of Control
9 3 (0.85%) Mobile Banking
9 3 (0.85%) Data Centre
9 3 (0.85%) Web 2.0
10 2 (0.57%) PMI
10 2 (0.57%) NHS
10 2 (0.57%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.57%) Replication
10 2 (0.57%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.28%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 65 (18.47%) Linux
2 30 (8.52%) UNIX
3 29 (8.24%) Android
4 28 (7.95%) Apple iOS
5 24 (6.82%) Windows
6 6 (1.70%) AIX
6 6 (1.70%) Windows XP
6 6 (1.70%) Windows Vista
6 6 (1.70%) Mac OS
7 5 (1.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (1.14%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.57%) Solaris
10 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (16.76%) Scrum
2 51 (14.49%) Continuous Integration
2 51 (14.49%) SDLC
3 45 (12.78%) Waterfall
4 44 (12.50%) Project Management
5 42 (11.93%) TDD
6 39 (11.08%) OO
6 39 (11.08%) E-Commerce
7 26 (7.39%) Configuration Management
7 26 (7.39%) MVC
7 26 (7.39%) Software Engineering
7 26 (7.39%) Machine Learning
8 25 (7.10%) Android Development
9 24 (6.82%) iOS Development
10 23 (6.53%) ETL
11 22 (6.25%) Unit Testing
12 21 (5.97%) Stakeholder Management
12 21 (5.97%) Automation Testing
13 19 (5.40%) Mentoring
14 18 (5.11%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 116 (32.95%) Java
2 100 (28.41%) JavaScript
3 52 (14.77%) SQL
4 40 (11.36%) Python
5 28 (7.95%) R
6 19 (5.40%) C#
7 16 (4.55%) C++
7 16 (4.55%) Ruby
8 15 (4.26%) C
9 13 (3.69%) Perl
10 12 (3.41%) PHP
11 11 (3.13%) Objective-C
12 9 (2.56%) VB
12 9 (2.56%) Bash Shell
13 7 (1.99%) Groovy
13 7 (1.99%) PL/SQL
14 6 (1.70%) T-SQL
14 6 (1.70%) VBScript
15 5 (1.42%) PHP5
16 4 (1.14%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 30 (8.52%) Degree
2 22 (6.25%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.57%) ISEB
3 2 (0.57%) PMP
3 2 (0.57%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.28%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (0.28%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (0.28%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.28%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.56%) QA
2 3 (0.85%) P3O
System Software
1 12 (3.41%) Active Directory
2 9 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.42%) QEMU
3 5 (1.42%) KVM
3 5 (1.42%) Docker
Systems Management
1 36 (10.23%) Opscode Chef
2 27 (7.67%) StatsD
3 8 (2.27%) Puppet
4 3 (0.85%) TIBCO Hawk
5 1 (0.28%) yum
5 1 (0.28%) Oozie
Vendors
1 54 (15.34%) Oracle
2 34 (9.66%) Microsoft
2 34 (9.66%) Citrix
3 33 (9.38%) Tableau
4 27 (7.67%) Apigee
5 26 (7.39%) Mashery
5 26 (7.39%) Teradata
6 17 (4.83%) Talend
7 9 (2.56%) VMware
7 9 (2.56%) Informatica
8 7 (1.99%) IBM
8 7 (1.99%) SAP
9 5 (1.42%) Red Hat
9 5 (1.42%) TIBCO
9 5 (1.42%) ESRI
10 4 (1.14%) Perforce
10 4 (1.14%) ServiceNow
10 4 (1.14%) JNBridge
10 4 (1.14%) Google
11 3 (0.85%) Atlassian
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