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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 1 14 18
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +4
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 296 65 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 27.28% 8.26% 8.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 32.96% 11.17% 11.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 213 35 29
Average daily rate
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£440 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.71% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £511 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £34.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
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
898 582 635
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 82.76% 73.95% 75.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 600 305 300
Average daily rate £425 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 33 40
Average hourly rate £17.42 £31.56 £31.56
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.81% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.40 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.75 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Warrington +11 111 £520 +60.00% 22
Chester +2 53 £375 -3.22% 28
Knutsford +6 33 £400 +4.71% 8
Macclesfield +8 15 £475 +72.72% 5
Alderley Edge - 10 £357 - 2
Crewe - 3 £365 - 8
Northwich - 1 £343 - 1
Wilmslow - 1 £575 - 5
Agile Software Development
North West

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

1 127 (25.25%) Java
2 123 (24.45%) JavaScript
3 94 (18.69%) Finance
4 80 (15.90%) Scrum
4 80 (15.90%) HTML
4 80 (15.90%) Linux
5 72 (14.31%) Mobile App
6 65 (12.92%) .NET
7 63 (12.52%) Continuous Integration
8 61 (12.13%) CSS
9 60 (11.93%) Analytical Skills
10 56 (11.13%) Python
11 55 (10.93%) SQL
12 54 (10.74%) Oracle
12 54 (10.74%) SDLC
13 53 (10.54%) Project Management
14 52 (10.34%) Amazon AWS
14 52 (10.34%) Waterfall
14 52 (10.34%) Apple iOS
15 51 (10.14%) MongoDB
16 49 (9.74%) Android
16 49 (9.74%) TDD
16 49 (9.74%) Web Services
17 46 (9.15%) Data Warehouse
17 46 (9.15%) AngularJS
18 45 (8.95%) Git (software)
19 44 (8.75%) Spring
20 42 (8.35%) Banking
20 42 (8.35%) Stakeholder Management
21 41 (8.15%) E-Commerce

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 37 (7.36%) Node.js
2 10 (1.99%) WebSphere
3 8 (1.59%) JBoss
4 6 (1.19%) Tomcat
5 5 (0.99%) SharePoint
5 5 (0.99%) OpenStack
6 4 (0.80%) Confluence
6 4 (0.80%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (0.40%) CMS
7 2 (0.40%) Umbraco
7 2 (0.40%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.20%) Mule
8 1 (0.20%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.20%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.20%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.20%) IBM HTTP Server
8 1 (0.20%) AquaLogic
8 1 (0.20%) iPlanet
8 1 (0.20%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 12 (2.39%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.80%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (0.60%) MS Project
3 3 (0.60%) MS Office
4 1 (0.20%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (1.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.80%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.20%) SAP MII
3 1 (0.20%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.20%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.20%) SAP MDM
3 1 (0.20%) TrackWise
Cloud Services
1 52 (10.34%) Amazon AWS
2 34 (6.76%) Cloud Computing
3 27 (5.37%) IaaS
4 13 (2.58%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 13 (2.58%) Amazon EC2
4 13 (2.58%) Amazon S3
5 12 (2.39%) Amazon SQS
5 12 (2.39%) AWS CloudFormation
5 12 (2.39%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 12 (2.39%) Amazon EMR
5 12 (2.39%) Amazon ELB
5 12 (2.39%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 11 (2.19%) Microsoft Azure
7 10 (1.99%) AWS CloudTrail
8 4 (0.80%) Google Cloud Platform
9 3 (0.60%) SaaS
10 1 (0.20%) Office 365
10 1 (0.20%) Route 53
10 1 (0.20%) Force.com
10 1 (0.20%) Amazon Glacier
Communications & Networking
1 29 (5.77%) Internet
2 9 (1.79%) HTTP
3 4 (0.80%) Unified Communications
3 4 (0.80%) Converged Networks
4 3 (0.60%) Network Security
5 2 (0.40%) Firewall
5 2 (0.40%) Wireless
5 2 (0.40%) SMS
6 1 (0.20%) ATM
6 1 (0.20%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.20%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (10.14%) MongoDB
2 46 (9.15%) Data Warehouse
3 34 (6.76%) Big Data
4 32 (6.36%) Apache Cassandra
5 27 (5.37%) Hadoop
6 17 (3.38%) SQL Server
7 16 (3.18%) QlikView
8 14 (2.78%) MySQL
9 13 (2.58%) Amazon RDS
9 13 (2.58%) Relational Database
10 11 (2.19%) Oracle Database
11 10 (1.99%) NoSQL
12 7 (1.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 7 (1.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 6 (1.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 6 (1.19%) Neo4j
13 6 (1.19%) SQL Server 2012
14 5 (0.99%) PostgreSQL
15 4 (0.80%) Redis
16 3 (0.60%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 45 (8.95%) Git (software)
2 25 (4.97%) Jenkins
3 24 (4.77%) Cucumber
4 22 (4.37%) Maven
5 19 (3.78%) Subversion
6 17 (3.38%) Team Foundation Server
7 15 (2.98%) Talend Open Studio
8 12 (2.39%) JIRA
8 12 (2.39%) Gradle
9 11 (2.19%) Selenium
10 8 (1.59%) TeamCity
10 8 (1.59%) Ant
11 6 (1.19%) JUnit
11 6 (1.19%) Appium
12 5 (0.99%) Eclipse
12 5 (0.99%) Hudson
13 4 (0.80%) Calabash
13 4 (0.80%) Mocha
13 4 (0.80%) TestComplete
13 4 (0.80%) Visual Studio
General
1 94 (18.69%) Finance
2 42 (8.35%) Banking
3 32 (6.36%) Pharmaceutical
4 24 (4.77%) Retail
5 19 (3.78%) Manufacturing
6 18 (3.58%) Retail Banking
7 6 (1.19%) Marketing
7 6 (1.19%) Advertising
8 5 (0.99%) Local Government
9 4 (0.80%) Telecoms
10 3 (0.60%) Legal
11 2 (0.40%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.40%) Back Office
11 2 (0.40%) Billing
12 1 (0.20%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.20%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 189 (37.57%) Developer
2 63 (12.52%) Architect
3 61 (12.13%) Analyst
4 53 (10.54%) Java Developer
5 43 (8.55%) Business Analyst
6 42 (8.35%) Project Manager
7 32 (6.36%) iOS Developer
8 29 (5.77%) Technical Architect
9 27 (5.37%) Android Developer
10 23 (4.57%) Agile Coach
11 19 (3.78%) Mobile Developer
12 18 (3.58%) Digital Architect
13 16 (3.18%) Digital Technical Architect
13 16 (3.18%) Consultant
14 15 (2.98%) Test Analyst
15 14 (2.78%) Designer
16 12 (2.39%) AWS Engineer
16 12 (2.39%) Head of Architecture
17 10 (1.99%) Agile Project Manager
17 10 (1.99%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (15.90%) HTML
2 65 (12.92%) .NET
3 61 (12.13%) CSS
4 49 (9.74%) Web Services
5 46 (9.15%) AngularJS
6 44 (8.75%) Spring
7 39 (7.75%) JSON
8 36 (7.16%) HTML5
9 28 (5.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 25 (4.97%) RESTful
10 25 (4.97%) J2EE
11 24 (4.77%) XML
12 23 (4.57%) jQuery
13 22 (4.37%) Hibernate
14 21 (4.17%) SOAP
15 19 (3.78%) CSS3
16 18 (3.58%) WSDL
17 16 (3.18%) REST
18 15 (2.98%) Servlets
19 14 (2.78%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 72 (14.31%) Mobile App
2 60 (11.93%) Analytical Skills
3 32 (6.36%) Visualisation
4 29 (5.77%) User Experience
5 11 (2.19%) Computer Science
6 6 (1.19%) Online Banking
7 5 (0.99%) Management Information System
7 5 (0.99%) Life Science
8 4 (0.80%) Telematics
8 4 (0.80%) Mobile Banking
9 3 (0.60%) Data Centre
9 3 (0.60%) Inversion of Control
9 3 (0.60%) Data Integration
9 3 (0.60%) Web 2.0
9 3 (0.60%) IVR
10 2 (0.40%) iPhone
10 2 (0.40%) iPad
10 2 (0.40%) Mobile Payment
10 2 (0.40%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.20%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 80 (15.90%) Linux
2 52 (10.34%) Apple iOS
3 49 (9.74%) Android
4 40 (7.95%) UNIX
5 23 (4.57%) Windows
6 11 (2.19%) Mac OS X
7 5 (0.99%) Solaris
7 5 (0.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (0.80%) Mac OS
8 4 (0.80%) Windows Vista
8 4 (0.80%) AIX
8 4 (0.80%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.20%) Windows CE
9 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (15.90%) Scrum
2 63 (12.52%) Continuous Integration
3 54 (10.74%) SDLC
4 53 (10.54%) Project Management
5 52 (10.34%) Waterfall
6 49 (9.74%) TDD
7 42 (8.35%) Stakeholder Management
8 41 (8.15%) E-Commerce
9 40 (7.95%) iOS Development
10 37 (7.36%) Automation Testing
10 37 (7.36%) ETL
11 36 (7.16%) Android Development
12 34 (6.76%) Mentoring
13 33 (6.56%) OO
14 29 (5.77%) Migration
15 27 (5.37%) Configuration Management
16 26 (5.17%) MVC
16 26 (5.17%) Machine Learning
17 25 (4.97%) Kanban
17 25 (4.97%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 127 (25.25%) Java
2 123 (24.45%) JavaScript
3 56 (11.13%) Python
4 55 (10.93%) SQL
5 34 (6.76%) C++
6 27 (5.37%) R
7 22 (4.37%) C#
8 20 (3.98%) Ruby
9 14 (2.78%) Perl
10 13 (2.58%) PHP
10 13 (2.58%) C
11 11 (2.19%) Objective-C
12 9 (1.79%) T-SQL
12 9 (1.79%) Bash Shell
13 5 (0.99%) PHP5
13 5 (0.99%) PL/SQL
14 4 (0.80%) Shell Script
14 4 (0.80%) Scala
15 3 (0.60%) Groovy
15 3 (0.60%) XPath
Qualifications
1 30 (5.96%) Degree
2 23 (4.57%) Security Cleared
3 7 (1.39%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 3 (0.60%) PMP
5 2 (0.40%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.20%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.20%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.20%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.20%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (3.58%) QA
2 9 (1.79%) P3O
2 9 (1.79%) ISO 9001
2 9 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (1.99%) Active Directory
2 9 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.99%) QEMU
3 5 (0.99%) KVM
4 1 (0.20%) Docker
4 1 (0.20%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 41 (8.15%) Opscode Chef
2 27 (5.37%) StatsD
3 17 (3.38%) Puppet
4 1 (0.20%) Oozie
4 1 (0.20%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.20%) yum
Vendors
1 54 (10.74%) Oracle
2 38 (7.55%) Tableau
3 32 (6.36%) Citrix
4 29 (5.77%) Microsoft
4 29 (5.77%) Apigee
5 26 (5.17%) Mashery
5 26 (5.17%) Teradata
6 15 (2.98%) Talend
7 12 (2.39%) SAP
8 9 (1.79%) VMware
8 9 (1.79%) ServiceNow
9 6 (1.19%) BT
9 6 (1.19%) Informatica
10 5 (0.99%) Red Hat
10 5 (0.99%) IBM
10 5 (0.99%) Perforce
11 4 (0.80%) Google
12 3 (0.60%) Atlassian
12 3 (0.60%) Apple
13 2 (0.40%) Avaya
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Rate: £300 - £350 per day
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