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 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Agile Software Development
Rank 1 1 13
Rank change year-on-year
0 +12
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 260 245 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 33.29% 24.97% 9.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 39.63% 29.99% 11.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 205 162 44
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £313 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £673 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.50 £39.25 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+10.82% +9.02%
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
656 817 602
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 83.99% 83.28% 75.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 463 496 319
Median daily rate £425 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 30 27
Median hourly rate £62.50 £33.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+89.39% -5.71%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%

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 July 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 July 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 84 £465 -13.08% 12
Chester -2 68 £425 +14.86% 6
Knutsford 0 18 £425 +6.25% 2
Macclesfield -2 8 £500 +5.26% 5
Wilmslow +1 7 £375 -25.00% 5
Crewe +7 1 £475 +30.13% 5
Northwich -2 1 £325 -5.10%
Runcorn - 1 - - 2
Agile Software Development
North West

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 186 (33.57%) Java
2 155 (27.98%) Finance
3 121 (21.84%) TDD
4 118 (21.30%) JavaScript
5 116 (20.94%) Continuous Integration
6 107 (19.31%) SQL
7 97 (17.51%) Scrum
8 81 (14.62%) Oracle
9 76 (13.72%) Stakeholder Management
10 75 (13.54%) Software Engineering
11 73 (13.18%) DevOps
12 72 (13.00%) Microsoft
13 71 (12.82%) Waterfall
14 70 (12.64%) XML
15 69 (12.45%) ETL
16 68 (12.27%) Banking
17 65 (11.73%) HTML
17 65 (11.73%) .NET
18 63 (11.37%) Web Services
19 61 (11.01%) CSS
20 58 (10.47%) Open Source
21 57 (10.29%) Linux
22 54 (9.75%) Degree
22 54 (9.75%) JSON
23 51 (9.21%) J2EE
23 51 (9.21%) HTML5
24 50 (9.03%) Talend
24 50 (9.03%) SQL Server
24 50 (9.03%) Talend Open Studio
25 48 (8.66%) Test Automation

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 29 (5.23%) JBoss
2 24 (4.33%) SharePoint
2 24 (4.33%) Tomcat
3 21 (3.79%) Apache
4 20 (3.61%) WebSphere
5 9 (1.62%) CICS
6 8 (1.44%) WebLogic
6 8 (1.44%) WebSphere Application Server
7 7 (1.26%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 7 (1.26%) GeoServer
8 5 (0.90%) Skype for Business
9 4 (0.72%) CMS
9 4 (0.72%) Confluence
9 4 (0.72%) IBM HTTP Server
9 4 (0.72%) MS Exchange
9 4 (0.72%) OpenStack
9 4 (0.72%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 4 (0.72%) SharePoint 2013
10 3 (0.54%) Elasticsearch
11 2 (0.36%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 47 (8.48%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.08%) MS Office
3 5 (0.90%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (0.72%) MS Project
5 1 (0.18%) Mingle
5 1 (0.18%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.18%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 18 (3.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (1.26%) SAP MDM
3 5 (0.90%) Hyperion Planning
4 3 (0.54%) Oracle Payables
4 3 (0.54%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.18%) Magento
5 1 (0.18%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 40 (7.22%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (2.89%) SaaS
3 15 (2.71%) PaaS
4 13 (2.35%) IaaS
5 11 (1.99%) Amazon Kinesis
5 11 (1.99%) Amazon S3
5 11 (1.99%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 11 (1.99%) Microsoft Azure
6 7 (1.26%) Veeva
7 5 (0.90%) GitHub
8 4 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (0.54%) Office 365
10 2 (0.36%) Engine Yard
10 2 (0.36%) Google Play
10 2 (0.36%) Heroku
11 1 (0.18%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 25 (4.51%) HTTP
2 20 (3.61%) Internet
3 13 (2.35%) Network Security
4 8 (1.44%) HTTPS
5 7 (1.26%) LDAP
6 5 (0.90%) Skype
7 4 (0.72%) LAN
8 3 (0.54%) SSL
8 3 (0.54%) TCP/IP
9 2 (0.36%) Firewall
9 2 (0.36%) VPN
10 1 (0.18%) 802.15
10 1 (0.18%) DNS
10 1 (0.18%) Intranet
10 1 (0.18%) IPv6
10 1 (0.18%) SSH
10 1 (0.18%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (9.03%) SQL Server
2 31 (5.60%) MySQL
3 29 (5.23%) PostgreSQL
4 27 (4.87%) Data Warehouse
5 21 (3.79%) MongoDB
6 17 (3.07%) Amazon Redshift
7 15 (2.71%) Star Schema
8 14 (2.53%) Oracle Database
8 14 (2.53%) Relational Database
8 14 (2.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 12 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 9 (1.62%) DB2
11 8 (1.44%) Apache Cassandra
11 8 (1.44%) Data Mining
11 8 (1.44%) SQL Server 2008
11 8 (1.44%) SQL Server 2014
12 7 (1.26%) GIS
12 7 (1.26%) QGIS
13 6 (1.08%) Data Mart
13 6 (1.08%) Essbase
Development Applications
1 50 (9.03%) Talend Open Studio
2 40 (7.22%) Team Foundation Server
3 37 (6.68%) Git (software)
4 36 (6.50%) Jenkins
5 34 (6.14%) JIRA
6 27 (4.87%) SpecFlow
7 26 (4.69%) TestComplete
8 22 (3.97%) Subversion
9 18 (3.25%) Cucumber
9 18 (3.25%) Selenium
10 15 (2.71%) ERwin
11 14 (2.53%) JUnit
12 10 (1.81%) Gradle
13 9 (1.62%) ClearCase
13 9 (1.62%) Grunt
14 7 (1.26%) Bitbucket
14 7 (1.26%) Mockito
14 7 (1.26%) TeamCity
14 7 (1.26%) Visual Studio
15 6 (1.08%) gulp
General
1 155 (27.98%) Finance
2 68 (12.27%) Banking
3 42 (7.58%) Pharmaceutical
4 8 (1.44%) Law
5 7 (1.26%) Local Government
6 6 (1.08%) Marketing
6 6 (1.08%) Retail
7 5 (0.90%) Publishing
8 4 (0.72%) Manufacturing
8 4 (0.72%) Military
9 3 (0.54%) Advertising
9 3 (0.54%) Billing
10 2 (0.36%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.36%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.36%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.18%) Back Office
11 1 (0.18%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.18%) Legal
11 1 (0.18%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 182 (32.85%) Developer
2 64 (11.55%) Analyst
3 60 (10.83%) Architect
4 46 (8.30%) Java Developer
5 45 (8.12%) Business Analyst
6 42 (7.58%) Senior Developer
7 33 (5.96%) Consultant
8 31 (5.60%) Technical Architect
9 30 (5.42%) JavaScript Developer
10 22 (3.97%) ETL Developer
10 22 (3.97%) Project Manager
11 21 (3.79%) Applications Developer
11 21 (3.79%) DevOps Consultant
12 20 (3.61%) Delivery Manager
13 19 (3.43%) Senior Manager
14 18 (3.25%) Agile Business Analyst
14 18 (3.25%) DevOps Engineer
15 17 (3.07%) Test Analyst
16 16 (2.89%) HTML Developer
16 16 (2.89%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (12.64%) XML
2 65 (11.73%) .NET
2 65 (11.73%) HTML
3 63 (11.37%) Web Services
4 61 (11.01%) CSS
5 54 (9.75%) JSON
6 51 (9.21%) HTML5
6 51 (9.21%) J2EE
7 46 (8.30%) SOAP
8 41 (7.40%) JDBC
9 40 (7.22%) Spring
10 37 (6.68%) AngularJS
11 31 (5.60%) CSS3
11 31 (5.60%) RESTful
12 29 (5.23%) WSDL
13 26 (4.69%) REST
14 25 (4.51%) jQuery
15 24 (4.33%) ASP.NET
16 23 (4.15%) Apache Camel
17 21 (3.79%) JAXB
Miscellaneous
1 28 (5.05%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (4.87%) Data Integration
3 25 (4.51%) Mobile App
4 24 (4.33%) User Experience
5 17 (3.07%) Management Information System
6 10 (1.81%) Computer Science
6 10 (1.81%) Data Structures
6 10 (1.81%) Digital Media
7 9 (1.62%) Mainframe
8 8 (1.44%) IBM Mainframe
8 8 (1.44%) PMI
9 7 (1.26%) iPad
9 7 (1.26%) Virtual Team
10 5 (0.90%) CESG
10 5 (0.90%) N-Tier
10 5 (0.90%) SWIFT
10 5 (0.90%) Visualisation
11 4 (0.72%) Life Science
11 4 (0.72%) Online Banking
11 4 (0.72%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 57 (10.29%) Linux
2 41 (7.40%) Windows
3 13 (2.35%) Android
4 10 (1.81%) Apple iOS
5 7 (1.26%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (1.08%) Unix
6 6 (1.08%) Windows Server
7 4 (0.72%) CentOS
7 4 (0.72%) Windows 10
8 3 (0.54%) ThreadX
9 2 (0.36%) AIX
9 2 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.36%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.36%) VxWorks
9 2 (0.36%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (21.84%) TDD
2 116 (20.94%) Continuous Integration
3 97 (17.51%) Scrum
4 76 (13.72%) Stakeholder Management
5 75 (13.54%) Software Engineering
6 73 (13.18%) DevOps
7 71 (12.82%) Waterfall
8 69 (12.45%) ETL
9 58 (10.47%) Open Source
10 48 (8.66%) Test Automation
11 46 (8.30%) Project Management
12 43 (7.76%) BDD
12 43 (7.76%) Kanban
13 42 (7.58%) PRINCE2
14 40 (7.22%) CRM
15 38 (6.86%) User Stories
16 37 (6.68%) SOA
17 36 (6.50%) Integration Testing
18 35 (6.32%) Data Modelling
19 34 (6.14%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 186 (33.57%) Java
2 118 (21.30%) JavaScript
3 107 (19.31%) SQL
4 38 (6.86%) C#
5 37 (6.68%) Python
6 34 (6.14%) C++
7 16 (2.89%) C
8 15 (2.71%) PHP
9 14 (2.53%) PL/SQL
10 12 (2.17%) PowerShell
10 12 (2.17%) Ruby
10 12 (2.17%) T-SQL
11 11 (1.99%) VB
12 8 (1.44%) Assembly Language
12 8 (1.44%) COBOL
13 7 (1.26%) Objective-C
13 7 (1.26%) R
13 7 (1.26%) TypeScript
14 6 (1.08%) FQL
15 5 (0.90%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 54 (9.75%) Degree
2 42 (7.58%) Security Cleared
3 18 (3.25%) BPSS Clearance
4 12 (2.17%) ISEB
5 8 (1.44%) CCEA
5 8 (1.44%) Citrix Certification
5 8 (1.44%) ISTQB
5 8 (1.44%) PMI Certification
5 8 (1.44%) SC Cleared
6 6 (1.08%) BC Cleared
7 5 (0.90%) Sun Certification
8 4 (0.72%) APMP
8 4 (0.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 3 (0.54%) CISMP
10 2 (0.36%) AWS Certification
10 2 (0.36%) CESG Certified Professional
10 2 (0.36%) CLAS
10 2 (0.36%) MBA
11 1 (0.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (4.87%) QA
2 15 (2.71%) Disclosure Scotland
3 6 (1.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.72%) MISRA
5 2 (0.36%) JSP 440
5 2 (0.36%) RMADS
6 1 (0.18%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.18%) Solvency II
System Software
1 11 (1.99%) Docker
2 8 (1.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.54%) Firmware
4 2 (0.36%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.36%) Virtual Desktop
4 2 (0.36%) VirtualBox
4 2 (0.36%) vSphere
5 1 (0.18%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.18%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 21 (3.79%) Puppet
2 18 (3.25%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (0.90%) Tivoli
4 3 (0.54%) Ansible
4 3 (0.54%) yum
5 2 (0.36%) BMC PATROL
5 2 (0.36%) Cobbler
5 2 (0.36%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (0.36%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.36%) Nagios
5 2 (0.36%) StatsD
5 2 (0.36%) vRealize
6 1 (0.18%) HP SiteScope
6 1 (0.18%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 81 (14.62%) Oracle
2 72 (13.00%) Microsoft
3 50 (9.03%) Talend
4 36 (6.50%) IBM
5 20 (3.61%) Tableau
6 18 (3.25%) SAP
7 13 (2.35%) Vertica
8 12 (2.17%) Hyperion
9 10 (1.81%) Citrix
9 10 (1.81%) ServiceNow
9 10 (1.81%) VMware
10 8 (1.44%) Ab Initio
10 8 (1.44%) Adobe
10 8 (1.44%) Chordiant
10 8 (1.44%) HP
10 8 (1.44%) Salesforce.com
11 7 (1.26%) Concur
11 7 (1.26%) Infor
12 6 (1.08%) Informatica
13 5 (0.90%) Perforce
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