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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Agile Software Development over the 3 months to 5 December 2016 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Agile Software Development
Rank 1 2 11
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +9
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 183 196 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 27.52% 19.60% 9.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 32.85% 24.41% 12.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 157 37
Median daily rate £413 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £607 £468
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Median hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £43.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +20.83%
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
557 803 618
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 83.76% 80.30% 81.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 431 559 318
Median daily rate £415 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.77% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 27 38
Median hourly rate £19.64 £18.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.12% -35.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.85 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £25.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.75 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-12.01% +39.80%

Agile Software Development
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire 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 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 5 December 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Software Development within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 5 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington 0 74 £500 - 6
Chester +3 33 £400 -5.88% 12
Macclesfield +4 17 £494 +39.08% 6
Knutsford +3 8 £313 -24.24% 5
Ellesmere Port +5 2 £338 +12.50%
Winsford - 2 £400 -
Northwich +3 1 £425 +88.88% 2
Wilmslow -2 1 £376 -24.80% 4
Crewe - 1 £350 - 2
Agile Software Development
North West

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 5 December 2016, 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 84 (20.54%) JavaScript
2 83 (20.29%) Java
3 80 (19.56%) Finance
3 80 (19.56%) Scrum
4 75 (18.34%) SQL
5 74 (18.09%) TDD
6 72 (17.60%) Stakeholder Management
7 58 (14.18%) Project Management
8 56 (13.69%) E-Commerce
9 55 (13.45%) HTML
9 55 (13.45%) Microsoft
10 50 (12.22%) SQL Server
10 50 (12.22%) CSS
11 49 (11.98%) ETL
11 49 (11.98%) Waterfall
11 49 (11.98%) AngularJS
12 44 (10.76%) Kanban
13 39 (9.54%) Open Source
13 39 (9.54%) Spring
13 39 (9.54%) JSON
14 38 (9.29%) Linux
14 38 (9.29%) Continuous Integration
14 38 (9.29%) User Stories
15 37 (9.05%) jQuery
15 37 (9.05%) Web Services
16 36 (8.80%) HTML5
17 35 (8.56%) Windows
17 35 (8.56%) CSS3
18 33 (8.07%) DevOps
19 32 (7.82%) CRM

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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 17 (4.16%) CMS
2 16 (3.91%) SharePoint
3 9 (2.20%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 8 (1.96%) Apache
5 7 (1.71%) WebSphere
6 6 (1.47%) Confluence
6 6 (1.47%) JBoss
7 4 (0.98%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 4 (0.98%) Tomcat
7 4 (0.98%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (0.49%) GlassFish
8 2 (0.49%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.24%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.24%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.24%) IIS
9 1 (0.24%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.24%) NServiceBus
9 1 (0.24%) Umbraco
Applications
1 25 (6.11%) MS PowerPoint
2 21 (5.13%) MS Excel
3 17 (4.16%) MS Office
3 17 (4.16%) MS Visio
4 5 (1.22%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (0.73%) MS Project
6 1 (0.24%) Mingle
6 1 (0.24%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 17 (4.16%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.49%) SAP CO
2 2 (0.49%) SAP FI
2 2 (0.49%) SAP FI/CO
2 2 (0.49%) SAP MDM
3 1 (0.24%) Academy Housing
3 1 (0.24%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.24%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 29 (7.09%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (3.91%) PaaS
3 15 (3.67%) IaaS
3 15 (3.67%) SaaS
4 4 (0.98%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (0.98%) Amazon S3
4 4 (0.98%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (0.49%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 2 (0.49%) Amazon ELB
5 2 (0.49%) Amazon EMR
5 2 (0.49%) Amazon SQS
5 2 (0.49%) AWS CloudTrail
5 2 (0.49%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 2 (0.49%) AWS Lambda
5 2 (0.49%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (0.24%) GitHub
6 1 (0.24%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (2.93%) Network Security
2 11 (2.69%) HTTPS
3 8 (1.96%) SSL
4 6 (1.47%) HTTP
4 6 (1.47%) LDAP
5 4 (0.98%) Kerberos
6 3 (0.73%) Firewall
6 3 (0.73%) Internet
7 2 (0.49%) Ethernet
7 2 (0.49%) IPsec
7 2 (0.49%) LAN
7 2 (0.49%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.49%) VPN
7 2 (0.49%) WAN
7 2 (0.49%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (0.49%) Wireless
8 1 (0.24%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (12.22%) SQL Server
2 25 (6.11%) MongoDB
3 23 (5.62%) Data Warehouse
4 18 (4.40%) Relational Database
5 16 (3.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 14 (3.42%) Amazon Redshift
7 13 (3.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 11 (2.69%) Data Mart
8 11 (2.69%) Essbase
8 11 (2.69%) Oracle BI EE
9 10 (2.44%) OLAP
10 9 (2.20%) Big Data
10 9 (2.20%) Data Mining
10 9 (2.20%) MySQL
10 9 (2.20%) Star Schema
11 8 (1.96%) Oracle OLAP
12 7 (1.71%) Oracle Reports
13 6 (1.47%) Apache Cassandra
13 6 (1.47%) NoSQL
13 6 (1.47%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 32 (7.82%) JIRA
2 29 (7.09%) Jenkins
3 25 (6.11%) Git (software)
4 24 (5.87%) Talend Open Studio
5 22 (5.38%) Selenium
6 20 (4.89%) Cucumber
6 20 (4.89%) gulp
7 17 (4.16%) Grunt
8 11 (2.69%) ERwin
8 11 (2.69%) JUnit
9 10 (2.44%) Visual Studio
10 6 (1.47%) GitLab
10 6 (1.47%) MSI
10 6 (1.47%) Subversion
11 5 (1.22%) Team Foundation Server
12 4 (0.98%) Maven
13 3 (0.73%) Bitbucket
13 3 (0.73%) Gradle
13 3 (0.73%) Mockito
13 3 (0.73%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 80 (19.56%) Finance
2 24 (5.87%) Banking
3 11 (2.69%) Pharmaceutical
4 5 (1.22%) Manufacturing
4 5 (1.22%) Retail
5 3 (0.73%) Advertising
5 3 (0.73%) Publishing
6 2 (0.49%) Back Office
6 2 (0.49%) Legal
6 2 (0.49%) Local Government
6 2 (0.49%) Marketing
6 2 (0.49%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.24%) Automotive
7 1 (0.24%) Billing
7 1 (0.24%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 144 (35.21%) Developer
2 60 (14.67%) Analyst
3 54 (13.20%) Business Analyst
4 39 (9.54%) Java Developer
5 27 (6.60%) Architect
6 26 (6.36%) Delivery Manager
7 24 (5.87%) Project Manager
8 21 (5.13%) DBA
9 20 (4.89%) Agile Business Analyst
9 20 (4.89%) Senior Developer
10 19 (4.65%) JavaScript Developer
11 18 (4.40%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 18 (4.40%) SQL Developer
12 16 (3.91%) .NET Developer
12 16 (3.91%) HTML Developer
12 16 (3.91%) SQL DBA
13 15 (3.67%) Angular Developer
13 15 (3.67%) Operations Engineer
14 14 (3.42%) HTML CSS Developer
15 13 (3.18%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (13.45%) HTML
2 50 (12.22%) CSS
3 49 (11.98%) AngularJS
4 39 (9.54%) JSON
4 39 (9.54%) Spring
5 37 (9.05%) jQuery
5 37 (9.05%) Web Services
6 36 (8.80%) HTML5
7 35 (8.56%) CSS3
8 29 (7.09%) RESTful
8 29 (7.09%) XML
9 25 (6.11%) .NET
10 22 (5.38%) J2EE
10 22 (5.38%) SOAP
11 18 (4.40%) ASP.NET
12 15 (3.67%) Dropwizard
13 12 (2.93%) ASP.NET MVC
13 12 (2.93%) REST
14 11 (2.69%) JDBC
14 11 (2.69%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 28 (6.85%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (5.38%) User Experience
3 15 (3.67%) Wiki
4 14 (3.42%) Management Information System
5 12 (2.93%) Data Structures
6 11 (2.69%) Visualisation
7 10 (2.44%) Data Integration
8 9 (2.20%) Digital Media
9 5 (1.22%) iPad
10 4 (0.98%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 3 (0.73%) Blackberry
11 3 (0.73%) Computer Science
11 3 (0.73%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (0.73%) Mathematics
11 3 (0.73%) Mobile App
12 2 (0.49%) CESG
12 2 (0.49%) Ontologies
12 2 (0.49%) RIA
12 2 (0.49%) Taxonomies
12 2 (0.49%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 38 (9.29%) Linux
2 35 (8.56%) Windows
3 7 (1.71%) Android
4 6 (1.47%) Apple iOS
4 6 (1.47%) Unix
5 3 (0.73%) AIX
6 2 (0.49%) Windows Mobile
6 2 (0.49%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.24%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (19.56%) Scrum
2 74 (18.09%) TDD
3 72 (17.60%) Stakeholder Management
4 58 (14.18%) Project Management
5 56 (13.69%) E-Commerce
6 49 (11.98%) ETL
6 49 (11.98%) Waterfall
7 44 (10.76%) Kanban
8 39 (9.54%) Open Source
9 38 (9.29%) Continuous Integration
9 38 (9.29%) User Stories
10 33 (8.07%) DevOps
11 32 (7.82%) CRM
11 32 (7.82%) Web Development
12 29 (7.09%) Business Analysis
13 26 (6.36%) UML
14 25 (6.11%) Business Intelligence
14 25 (6.11%) Data Modelling
14 25 (6.11%) OO
15 24 (5.87%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 84 (20.54%) JavaScript
2 83 (20.29%) Java
3 75 (18.34%) SQL
4 31 (7.58%) C#
5 14 (3.42%) Python
6 12 (2.93%) PHP
6 12 (2.93%) T-SQL
7 9 (2.20%) C++
8 8 (1.96%) VB
9 7 (1.71%) Bash Shell
9 7 (1.71%) PL/SQL
9 7 (1.71%) R
10 6 (1.47%) PowerShell
10 6 (1.47%) Shell Script
11 5 (1.22%) Lua
11 5 (1.22%) Perl
12 4 (0.98%) Go
13 3 (0.73%) TypeScript
13 3 (0.73%) VB.NET
14 2 (0.49%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 21 (5.13%) Security Cleared
2 16 (3.91%) BPSS Clearance
3 12 (2.93%) Degree
4 4 (0.98%) SC Cleared
5 3 (0.73%) AWS Certification
5 3 (0.73%) ISEB
6 2 (0.49%) CESG Certified Professional
6 2 (0.49%) CISSP
6 2 (0.49%) CITP
6 2 (0.49%) IIBA
6 2 (0.49%) IISP
6 2 (0.49%) MBCS
7 1 (0.24%) APMP
7 1 (0.24%) CBAP
7 1 (0.24%) CCEA
7 1 (0.24%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (0.24%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.24%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (5.62%) QA
2 13 (3.18%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.49%) MISRA
4 1 (0.24%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.24%) GxP
4 1 (0.24%) Solvency II
System Software
1 6 (1.47%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.22%) Docker
3 3 (0.73%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 16 (3.91%) Puppet
2 13 (3.18%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (1.47%) yum
4 5 (1.22%) Tivoli
5 3 (0.73%) AirWatch
5 3 (0.73%) Kubernetes
6 2 (0.49%) Microsoft Intune
6 2 (0.49%) Salt
7 1 (0.24%) Ansible
7 1 (0.24%) Capistrano
7 1 (0.24%) HP SiteScope
7 1 (0.24%) Nagios
7 1 (0.24%) SCCM
Vendors
1 55 (13.45%) Microsoft
2 26 (6.36%) Oracle
3 24 (5.87%) Talend
4 17 (4.16%) Tableau
5 15 (3.67%) hybris
6 11 (2.69%) ATG
6 11 (2.69%) Hyperion
7 9 (2.20%) Vertica
8 8 (1.96%) Adobe
8 8 (1.96%) Atlassian
9 7 (1.71%) SAP
10 6 (1.47%) Ab Initio
10 6 (1.47%) Citrix
11 5 (1.22%) IBM
12 4 (0.98%) Informatica
13 3 (0.73%) IDERA
13 3 (0.73%) Perforce
13 3 (0.73%) ServiceNow
14 2 (0.49%) Saba
14 2 (0.49%) SaltStack
Chester
Real Staffing
Rate: £430 per day + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheshire
Searchability
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Spring Technology
Rate: £600.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Spring Technology
Rate: £600.00 per day
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HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £550.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: Competitive
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Cheshire
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £425 - £450 per day
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