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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Agile Software Development
Rank 1 1 15
Rank change year-on-year
0 +14
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 244 311 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 30.65% 26.72% 8.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 35.88% 31.29% 11.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 230 35
Median daily rate £400 £450 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +28.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £330 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £628 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 6
Median hourly rate £39.00 - £33.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.80 £40.38 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+5.99% +11.39%
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
680 994 610
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 85.43% 85.40% 76.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 487 682 328
Median daily rate £413 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 28 42
Median hourly rate £21.00 £17.33 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.17% -38.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.35 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £37.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.66 £34.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.95% +30.76%

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 29 September 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 29 September 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 68 £500 -4.76% 20
Chester 0 61 £400 - 15
Wilmslow 0 11 £340 -36.74% 4
Macclesfield -3 8 £400 -15.78% 5
Knutsford -2 4 £380 -10.58% 2
Crewe +10 2 £475 - 1
Congleton - 2 £275 -
Winsford - 1 £400 -
Agile Software Development
North West

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 29 September 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.

1 152 (29.46%) Java
2 115 (22.29%) Finance
3 112 (21.71%) TDD
4 104 (20.16%) SQL
5 103 (19.96%) JavaScript
6 100 (19.38%) Stakeholder Management
7 88 (17.05%) Scrum
8 75 (14.53%) Continuous Integration
9 70 (13.57%) HTML
10 69 (13.37%) CSS
11 67 (12.98%) Microsoft
12 62 (12.02%) ETL
13 61 (11.82%) Oracle
14 59 (11.43%) Waterfall
15 58 (11.24%) Software Engineering
16 56 (10.85%) Open Source
17 55 (10.66%) HTML5
17 55 (10.66%) Linux
18 54 (10.47%) E-Commerce
18 54 (10.47%) Project Management
19 53 (10.27%) AngularJS
19 53 (10.27%) DevOps
20 51 (9.88%) Kanban
20 51 (9.88%) JSON
21 50 (9.69%) Spring
21 50 (9.69%) XML
22 45 (8.72%) SQL Server
22 45 (8.72%) Web Services
22 45 (8.72%) Banking
22 45 (8.72%) User Stories

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 21 (4.07%) Tomcat
2 20 (3.88%) Apache
3 18 (3.49%) JBoss
4 17 (3.29%) SharePoint
5 14 (2.71%) CMS
6 9 (1.74%) WebSphere
7 8 (1.55%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 7 (1.36%) WebSphere Application Server
9 4 (0.78%) Confluence
10 2 (0.39%) Cloud Foundry
10 2 (0.39%) IBM HTTP Server
10 2 (0.39%) OpenStack
10 2 (0.39%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 1 (0.19%) Apache Spark
11 1 (0.19%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.19%) CICS
11 1 (0.19%) IIS
11 1 (0.19%) NServiceBus
11 1 (0.19%) Umbraco
Applications
1 40 (7.75%) MS Excel
2 22 (4.26%) MS PowerPoint
3 17 (3.29%) MS Office
4 15 (2.91%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.97%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.58%) MS Project
7 1 (0.19%) Mingle
7 1 (0.19%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 17 (3.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.58%) Hyperion Planning
2 3 (0.58%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (0.39%) SAP MDM
4 1 (0.19%) Academy Housing
4 1 (0.19%) Magento
4 1 (0.19%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.19%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.19%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.19%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.19%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 25 (4.84%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (3.10%) SaaS
3 15 (2.91%) PaaS
4 14 (2.71%) IaaS
5 4 (0.78%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (0.58%) GitHub
6 3 (0.58%) Office 365
7 2 (0.39%) Amazon Kinesis
7 2 (0.39%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.39%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 2 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.39%) Engine Yard
7 2 (0.39%) Heroku
8 1 (0.19%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 21 (4.07%) HTTP
2 14 (2.71%) Network Security
3 11 (2.13%) HTTPS
4 7 (1.36%) Internet
5 6 (1.16%) SSL
6 5 (0.97%) LDAP
7 4 (0.78%) LAN
8 1 (0.19%) 802.15
8 1 (0.19%) DNS
8 1 (0.19%) IPv6
8 1 (0.19%) SSH
8 1 (0.19%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.19%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (8.72%) SQL Server
2 28 (5.43%) Data Warehouse
3 21 (4.07%) MongoDB
4 18 (3.49%) MySQL
5 17 (3.29%) PostgreSQL
6 14 (2.71%) Oracle Database
7 13 (2.52%) Relational Database
7 13 (2.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 11 (2.13%) Data Mining
9 10 (1.94%) Amazon Redshift
9 10 (1.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 8 (1.55%) Big Data
11 7 (1.36%) Data Mart
11 7 (1.36%) Essbase
11 7 (1.36%) Oracle BI EE
11 7 (1.36%) Star Schema
12 6 (1.16%) Apache Cassandra
12 6 (1.16%) OLAP
13 5 (0.97%) Oracle OLAP
13 5 (0.97%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 39 (7.56%) JIRA
1 39 (7.56%) Talend Open Studio
2 33 (6.40%) Jenkins
3 31 (6.01%) Git (software)
4 26 (5.04%) Cucumber
5 25 (4.84%) Selenium
6 21 (4.07%) Team Foundation Server
7 16 (3.10%) gulp
8 15 (2.91%) Grunt
8 15 (2.91%) SpecFlow
8 15 (2.91%) TestComplete
9 12 (2.33%) JUnit
9 12 (2.33%) Subversion
10 8 (1.55%) Gradle
11 7 (1.36%) ERwin
11 7 (1.36%) Visual Studio
12 6 (1.16%) GitLab
12 6 (1.16%) MSI
13 5 (0.97%) SonarQube
13 5 (0.97%) Vagrant
General
1 115 (22.29%) Finance
2 45 (8.72%) Banking
3 27 (5.23%) Pharmaceutical
4 5 (0.97%) Publishing
4 5 (0.97%) Retail
5 4 (0.78%) Manufacturing
6 3 (0.58%) Law
6 3 (0.58%) Marketing
7 2 (0.39%) Advertising
7 2 (0.39%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.39%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.39%) Local Government
7 2 (0.39%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.19%) Back Office
8 1 (0.19%) Legal
8 1 (0.19%) Swedish Language
8 1 (0.19%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 167 (32.36%) Developer
2 73 (14.15%) Analyst
3 60 (11.63%) Business Analyst
4 51 (9.88%) Java Developer
5 41 (7.95%) Architect
6 27 (5.23%) Delivery Manager
6 27 (5.23%) JavaScript Developer
7 26 (5.04%) Project Manager
7 26 (5.04%) Senior Developer
8 23 (4.46%) Consultant
9 21 (4.07%) Agile Business Analyst
10 20 (3.88%) DBA
11 19 (3.68%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 19 (3.68%) Tester
12 18 (3.49%) .NET Developer
12 18 (3.49%) HTML Developer
12 18 (3.49%) Technical Architect
13 17 (3.29%) Angular Developer
13 17 (3.29%) SQL Developer
14 16 (3.10%) HTML CSS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (13.57%) HTML
2 69 (13.37%) CSS
3 55 (10.66%) HTML5
4 53 (10.27%) AngularJS
5 51 (9.88%) JSON
6 50 (9.69%) Spring
6 50 (9.69%) XML
7 45 (8.72%) Web Services
8 42 (8.14%) .NET
8 42 (8.14%) CSS3
8 42 (8.14%) SOAP
9 40 (7.75%) J2EE
10 36 (6.98%) JDBC
11 33 (6.40%) jQuery
12 31 (6.01%) RESTful
13 28 (5.43%) REST
14 20 (3.88%) Apache Camel
14 20 (3.88%) JAXB
14 20 (3.88%) JAX-WS
14 20 (3.88%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 29 (5.62%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (4.46%) User Experience
3 15 (2.91%) Data Integration
3 15 (2.91%) Wiki
4 13 (2.52%) Data Structures
5 12 (2.33%) Digital Media
6 8 (1.55%) Management Information System
6 8 (1.55%) Visualisation
7 6 (1.16%) iPad
7 6 (1.16%) Mobile App
8 5 (0.97%) Computer Science
8 5 (0.97%) Informatics
8 5 (0.97%) Life Science
8 5 (0.97%) SWIFT
9 4 (0.78%) Data Centre
9 4 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (0.58%) CESG
10 3 (0.58%) N-Tier
10 3 (0.58%) Performance Metrics
11 2 (0.39%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 55 (10.66%) Linux
2 36 (6.98%) Windows
3 5 (0.97%) Android
3 5 (0.97%) Apple iOS
4 3 (0.58%) CentOS
4 3 (0.58%) Unix
5 2 (0.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (0.39%) Ubuntu
5 2 (0.39%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (0.19%) AIX
6 1 (0.19%) ThreadX
6 1 (0.19%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (21.71%) TDD
2 100 (19.38%) Stakeholder Management
3 88 (17.05%) Scrum
4 75 (14.53%) Continuous Integration
5 62 (12.02%) ETL
6 59 (11.43%) Waterfall
7 58 (11.24%) Software Engineering
8 56 (10.85%) Open Source
9 54 (10.47%) E-Commerce
9 54 (10.47%) Project Management
10 53 (10.27%) DevOps
11 51 (9.88%) Kanban
12 45 (8.72%) User Stories
13 42 (8.14%) CRM
14 38 (7.36%) BDD
15 37 (7.17%) ITIL
16 34 (6.59%) Web Development
17 32 (6.20%) Test Automation
18 31 (6.01%) Business Analysis
19 30 (5.81%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 152 (29.46%) Java
2 104 (20.16%) SQL
3 103 (19.96%) JavaScript
4 27 (5.23%) C#
4 27 (5.23%) C++
5 21 (4.07%) Python
6 15 (2.91%) PHP
7 14 (2.71%) C
7 14 (2.71%) PL/SQL
7 14 (2.71%) T-SQL
8 10 (1.94%) VB
9 9 (1.74%) Bash Shell
9 9 (1.74%) R
10 8 (1.55%) PowerShell
11 6 (1.16%) Shell Script
11 6 (1.16%) TypeScript
12 5 (0.97%) Lua
13 4 (0.78%) Ruby
14 3 (0.58%) Apple Swift
14 3 (0.58%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 38 (7.36%) Degree
2 30 (5.81%) Security Cleared
3 18 (3.49%) BPSS Clearance
4 5 (0.97%) SC Cleared
5 4 (0.78%) ISEB
6 3 (0.58%) APMP
6 3 (0.58%) CCEA
6 3 (0.58%) CISMP
6 3 (0.58%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (0.39%) AWS Certification
8 1 (0.19%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (6.20%) QA
2 17 (3.29%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.58%) MISRA
4 1 (0.19%) Solvency II
System Software
1 2 (0.39%) Docker
1 2 (0.39%) Hyper-V
1 2 (0.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.19%) Firmware
2 1 (0.19%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 17 (3.29%) Puppet
2 11 (2.13%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (1.16%) yum
4 5 (0.97%) Tivoli
5 3 (0.58%) Ansible
6 2 (0.39%) BMC PATROL
6 2 (0.39%) Cobbler
6 2 (0.39%) Nagios
7 1 (0.19%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.19%) HP SiteScope
7 1 (0.19%) vRealize
Vendors
1 67 (12.98%) Microsoft
2 61 (11.82%) Oracle
3 39 (7.56%) Talend
4 23 (4.46%) Tableau
5 22 (4.26%) IBM
6 15 (2.91%) Vertica
7 11 (2.13%) hybris
7 11 (2.13%) Hyperion
8 9 (1.74%) Adobe
8 9 (1.74%) ATG
9 8 (1.55%) Ab Initio
9 8 (1.55%) Atlassian
10 7 (1.36%) SAP
11 6 (1.16%) Citrix
11 6 (1.16%) Informatica
11 6 (1.16%) ServiceNow
12 5 (0.97%) HP
12 5 (0.97%) Perforce
13 4 (0.78%) Red Hat
14 3 (0.58%) VMware
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