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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 3 5 31
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +26
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 186 110 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 18.64% 13.72% 4.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 22.57% 17.49% 6.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 55 15
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£400 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £618 £480 £391
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £37.45
% change year-on-year
- -6.54%
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
824 629 568
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 82.57% 78.43% 75.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 521 299 245
Average daily rate £401 £388 £351
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.35% +10.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £537 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £362
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +3.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 48 27
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.49 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £56.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-2.58% -3.12%

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 27 April 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 27 April 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 0 62 £400 +14.28% 34
Warrington +8 56 £475 +11.76% 28
Knutsford +8 12 £375 -15.73% 6
Crewe +1 6 - - 14
Wilmslow 0 6 £325 - 5
Macclesfield - 4 £340 - 5
Daresbury - 3 £408 -
Alderley Edge - 3 - - 2
Northwich - 2 £350 - 1
Nantwich - 1 - -
Ellesmere Port - 1 £288 - 1
Agile Software Development
North West

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 27 April 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.

1 107 (37.54%) Java
2 82 (28.77%) JavaScript
3 60 (21.05%) HTML
4 59 (20.70%) Oracle
5 55 (19.30%) Finance
6 49 (17.19%) SQL
7 48 (16.84%) Linux
8 45 (15.79%) Scrum
9 44 (15.44%) AngularJS
10 43 (15.09%) Git (software)
11 42 (14.74%) MongoDB
11 42 (14.74%) .NET
11 42 (14.74%) CSS
11 42 (14.74%) Data Warehouse
12 40 (14.04%) Analytical Skills
13 39 (13.68%) TDD
14 38 (13.33%) Spring
14 38 (13.33%) Project Management
14 38 (13.33%) Big Data
15 37 (12.98%) Waterfall
16 36 (12.63%) Node.js
16 36 (12.63%) Continuous Integration
16 36 (12.63%) E-Commerce
17 35 (12.28%) OO
18 34 (11.93%) Python
18 34 (11.93%) Web Services
18 34 (11.93%) Amazon AWS
19 33 (11.58%) Citrix
20 32 (11.23%) Microsoft
21 30 (10.53%) JSON

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 36 (12.63%) Node.js
2 10 (3.51%) JBoss
3 7 (2.46%) WebSphere
4 6 (2.11%) Tomcat
4 6 (2.11%) CICS
4 6 (2.11%) ArcGIS
5 5 (1.75%) SharePoint
5 5 (1.75%) Oracle Spatial
5 5 (1.75%) Confluence
6 4 (1.40%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (1.05%) SAS
7 3 (1.05%) IIS
7 3 (1.05%) OpenStack
8 2 (0.70%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (0.70%) IBM HTTP Server
8 2 (0.70%) SugarCRM
8 2 (0.70%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 1 (0.35%) iPlanet
9 1 (0.35%) LiveLink
9 1 (0.35%) Umbraco
Applications
1 12 (4.21%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.40%) MS Project
3 3 (1.05%) MS Office
4 1 (0.35%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.35%) SPSS
4 1 (0.35%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (1.75%) BusinessWorks
2 4 (1.40%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.35%) TrackWise
Cloud Services
1 34 (11.93%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (9.12%) Cloud Computing
2 26 (9.12%) IaaS
3 10 (3.51%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (1.75%) SaaS
5 1 (0.35%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.86%) Internet
2 10 (3.51%) HTTP
3 5 (1.75%) ATM
4 2 (0.70%) GSM
4 2 (0.70%) SDH
4 2 (0.70%) UMTS
4 2 (0.70%) Ethernet
4 2 (0.70%) Wireless
4 2 (0.70%) RNC
4 2 (0.70%) Radio Access Network
5 1 (0.35%) iBeacon
5 1 (0.35%) DNS
5 1 (0.35%) SSL
5 1 (0.35%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (14.74%) Data Warehouse
1 42 (14.74%) MongoDB
2 38 (13.33%) Big Data
3 28 (9.82%) Apache Cassandra
4 25 (8.77%) Hadoop
5 21 (7.37%) SQL Server
6 16 (5.61%) Relational Database
7 14 (4.91%) MySQL
8 11 (3.86%) DB2
9 10 (3.51%) SQL Server 2008
10 9 (3.16%) PostgreSQL
11 8 (2.81%) QlikView
11 8 (2.81%) Oracle Database
12 7 (2.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 7 (2.46%) MS Access
13 6 (2.11%) Neo4j
13 6 (2.11%) NoSQL
14 4 (1.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 3 (1.05%) SQLite
15 3 (1.05%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 43 (15.09%) Git (software)
2 21 (7.37%) Cucumber
3 20 (7.02%) Maven
4 19 (6.67%) Subversion
5 18 (6.32%) JUnit
6 14 (4.91%) Jenkins
7 13 (4.56%) JIRA
8 12 (4.21%) Talend Open Studio
9 11 (3.86%) Selenium
10 10 (3.51%) Visual Studio
11 9 (3.16%) Gradle
12 7 (2.46%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 7 (2.46%) Ant
13 5 (1.75%) IntelliJ
13 5 (1.75%) Appium
14 4 (1.40%) NUnit
14 4 (1.40%) Team Foundation Server
15 3 (1.05%) WebDriver
15 3 (1.05%) FxCop
15 3 (1.05%) StyleCop
General
1 55 (19.30%) Finance
2 29 (10.18%) Banking
3 13 (4.56%) Manufacturing
4 7 (2.46%) Local Government
5 6 (2.11%) Retail
5 6 (2.11%) Pharmaceutical
6 4 (1.40%) Retail Banking
6 4 (1.40%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.70%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.70%) Legal
8 1 (0.35%) Back Office
8 1 (0.35%) Games
8 1 (0.35%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 143 (50.18%) Developer
2 56 (19.65%) Java Developer
3 44 (15.44%) Architect
4 29 (10.18%) Project Manager
5 22 (7.72%) Technical Architect
6 18 (6.32%) Digital Architect
7 17 (5.96%) Analyst
8 16 (5.61%) Digital Technical Architect
9 12 (4.21%) Solutions Architect
9 12 (4.21%) .NET Developer
10 11 (3.86%) Senior Architect
11 10 (3.51%) ETL Developer
12 9 (3.16%) C# Developer
12 9 (3.16%) Senior Developer
12 9 (3.16%) Business Analyst
12 9 (3.16%) Agile Project Manager
12 9 (3.16%) JavaScript Developer
13 8 (2.81%) Senior Digital Architect
13 8 (2.81%) Senior Technical Architect
14 7 (2.46%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (21.05%) HTML
2 44 (15.44%) AngularJS
3 42 (14.74%) .NET
3 42 (14.74%) CSS
4 38 (13.33%) Spring
5 34 (11.93%) Web Services
6 30 (10.53%) JSON
7 28 (9.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 27 (9.47%) XML
9 25 (8.77%) J2EE
10 22 (7.72%) HTML5
11 20 (7.02%) jQuery
12 16 (5.61%) REST
12 16 (5.61%) CSS3
13 14 (4.91%) RESTful
14 13 (4.56%) JAX-RS
14 13 (4.56%) SOAP
15 12 (4.21%) Hibernate
15 12 (4.21%) Java EE
16 11 (3.86%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 40 (14.04%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (9.47%) Mobile App
3 25 (8.77%) Visualisation
4 15 (5.26%) Open Source
5 10 (3.51%) Telematics
6 9 (3.16%) User Experience
6 9 (3.16%) GIS
7 6 (2.11%) Mainframe
7 6 (2.11%) IBM Mainframe
8 5 (1.75%) Algorithms
8 5 (1.75%) Inversion of Control
8 5 (1.75%) Computer Science
9 4 (1.40%) Management Information System
9 4 (1.40%) Data Integration
10 3 (1.05%) Online Banking
10 3 (1.05%) iPad
11 2 (0.70%) NHS
11 2 (0.70%) N-Tier
12 1 (0.35%) PMI
12 1 (0.35%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 48 (16.84%) Linux
2 27 (9.47%) UNIX
3 24 (8.42%) Windows
4 14 (4.91%) Android
5 13 (4.56%) Apple iOS
6 6 (2.11%) Windows Vista
6 6 (2.11%) Mac OS
6 6 (2.11%) AIX
6 6 (2.11%) Windows XP
7 4 (1.40%) Mac OS X
8 2 (0.70%) Windows Mobile
8 2 (0.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (15.79%) Scrum
2 39 (13.68%) TDD
3 38 (13.33%) Project Management
4 37 (12.98%) Waterfall
5 36 (12.63%) E-Commerce
5 36 (12.63%) Continuous Integration
6 35 (12.28%) OO
7 27 (9.47%) Software Engineering
8 25 (8.77%) Machine Learning
9 23 (8.07%) Unit Testing
10 22 (7.72%) Mentoring
11 21 (7.37%) ETL
12 19 (6.67%) Configuration Management
13 18 (6.32%) MVC
14 15 (5.26%) OOP
14 15 (5.26%) Responsive Web Design
14 15 (5.26%) BDD
15 14 (4.91%) SOA
16 13 (4.56%) Web Development
16 13 (4.56%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 107 (37.54%) Java
2 82 (28.77%) JavaScript
3 49 (17.19%) SQL
4 34 (11.93%) Python
5 26 (9.12%) R
6 20 (7.02%) C#
7 15 (5.26%) C++
8 13 (4.56%) C
9 10 (3.51%) PHP
9 10 (3.51%) Ruby
10 9 (3.16%) VB
10 9 (3.16%) Objective-C
11 6 (2.11%) VBScript
12 5 (1.75%) Shell Script
12 5 (1.75%) PL/SQL
12 5 (1.75%) T-SQL
12 5 (1.75%) Perl
12 5 (1.75%) PHP5
12 5 (1.75%) Groovy
13 4 (1.40%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 23 (8.07%) Security Cleared
2 20 (7.02%) Degree
3 3 (1.05%) ISEB
4 2 (0.70%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (0.70%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.35%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.35%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (0.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.35%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.21%) QA
2 2 (0.70%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (2.81%) Active Directory
1 8 (2.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (1.75%) Docker
3 3 (1.05%) QEMU
3 3 (1.05%) KVM
4 1 (0.35%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 28 (9.82%) Opscode Chef
2 26 (9.12%) StatsD
3 3 (1.05%) TIBCO Hawk
4 1 (0.35%) WSUS
4 1 (0.35%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.35%) Puppet
Vendors
1 59 (20.70%) Oracle
2 33 (11.58%) Citrix
3 32 (11.23%) Microsoft
4 30 (10.53%) Tableau
5 26 (9.12%) Apigee
6 25 (8.77%) Mashery
6 25 (8.77%) Teradata
7 12 (4.21%) Talend
8 10 (3.51%) Informatica
8 10 (3.51%) IBM
9 8 (2.81%) VMware
10 6 (2.11%) ESRI
11 5 (1.75%) TIBCO
11 5 (1.75%) SAP
12 4 (1.40%) JNBridge
13 3 (1.05%) ServiceNow
13 3 (1.05%) hybris
13 3 (1.05%) Perforce
13 3 (1.05%) Ab Initio
14 2 (0.70%) Red Hat
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