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 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Agile Software Development
North West / Cheshire
Rank 2 2 7
Rank change year-on-year
0 +5
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 119 208 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 23.38% 22.34% 14.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 28.95% 26.74% 17.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 147 77
Median daily rate £425 £425 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £336 £313 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £580 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 0
Median hourly rate £50.00 £27.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+81.81% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £45.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-7.77% +25.00%

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
411 778 620
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 80.75% 83.57% 80.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 284 488 379
Median daily rate £413 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 35 34
Median hourly rate £42.48 £22.54 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+88.44% -45.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.95 £50.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +45.45%

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 22 February 2017.

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 22 February 2017. 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 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
Chester +5 25 £438 +5.42% 15
Warrington +2 24 £400 -17.78% 5
Macclesfield +2 12 £575 +32.18% 3
Crewe - 7 £400 - 3
Knutsford -2 6 £338 -20.58% 7
Runcorn - 2 £375 - 1
Daresbury - 2 £350 -
Alderley Edge +2 1 - - 1
Sandbach - 1 £370 - 2
Agile Software Development
North West

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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 (26.01%) Scrum
2 82 (25.39%) Java
3 76 (23.53%) Finance
4 66 (20.43%) JavaScript
5 62 (19.20%) Project Management
6 59 (18.27%) TDD
7 58 (17.96%) Stakeholder Management
8 53 (16.41%) HTML
9 46 (14.24%) AngularJS
10 43 (13.31%) SQL
11 42 (13.00%) CSS
12 39 (12.07%) OO
13 38 (11.76%) Spring
14 36 (11.15%) E-Commerce
15 35 (10.84%) Web Services
15 35 (10.84%) jQuery
16 34 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
16 34 (10.53%) RESTful
16 34 (10.53%) Microsoft
17 33 (10.22%) Waterfall
18 32 (9.91%) C#
19 31 (9.60%) Windows
20 30 (9.29%) DevOps
21 29 (8.98%) HTML5
21 29 (8.98%) Kanban
22 28 (8.67%) Linux
22 28 (8.67%) SQL Server
23 27 (8.36%) CSS3
23 27 (8.36%) JSON
24 26 (8.05%) JIRA

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 13 (4.02%) CMS
2 8 (2.48%) Confluence
3 7 (2.17%) Apache
4 6 (1.86%) Tomcat
5 5 (1.55%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 5 (1.55%) JBoss
5 5 (1.55%) WebSphere
6 4 (1.24%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 4 (1.24%) SharePoint
6 4 (1.24%) WebLogic
7 3 (0.93%) GlassFish
8 2 (0.62%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.31%) Content Management Server
9 1 (0.31%) EPiServer
9 1 (0.31%) IIS
9 1 (0.31%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.31%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.31%) WebLogic Integration
9 1 (0.31%) WebLogic Portal
9 1 (0.31%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 24 (7.43%) MS PowerPoint
2 18 (5.57%) MS Excel
3 17 (5.26%) MS Office
4 15 (4.64%) MS Visio
5 5 (1.55%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (1.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.93%) Magento
3 2 (0.62%) SAP CO
3 2 (0.62%) SAP FI
3 2 (0.62%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (0.62%) SAP MDM
4 1 (0.31%) Academy Housing
4 1 (0.31%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.31%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.31%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 22 (6.81%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (2.17%) Amazon EC2
2 7 (2.17%) AWS CloudFormation
2 7 (2.17%) PaaS
3 6 (1.86%) Amazon S3
3 6 (1.86%) IaaS
3 6 (1.86%) SaaS
4 5 (1.55%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (1.55%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 4 (1.24%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 4 (1.24%) Amazon ELB
5 4 (1.24%) Amazon EMR
5 4 (1.24%) Amazon SQS
5 4 (1.24%) AWS CloudTrail
5 4 (1.24%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 4 (1.24%) AWS Lambda
6 3 (0.93%) GitHub
7 2 (0.62%) Trello
8 1 (0.31%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.24%) Kerberos
1 4 (1.24%) Network Security
1 4 (1.24%) VPN
2 3 (0.93%) AMQP
2 3 (0.93%) Firewall
2 3 (0.93%) SSL
2 3 (0.93%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.62%) Ethernet
3 2 (0.62%) IPsec
3 2 (0.62%) LAN
3 2 (0.62%) WAN
3 2 (0.62%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (0.62%) Wireless
4 1 (0.31%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.31%) Internet
4 1 (0.31%) LDAP
4 1 (0.31%) RS-232
4 1 (0.31%) tcpdump
4 1 (0.31%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (8.67%) SQL Server
2 18 (5.57%) Data Warehouse
3 14 (4.33%) Big Data
4 13 (4.02%) MySQL
4 13 (4.02%) NoSQL
5 12 (3.72%) MongoDB
6 11 (3.41%) Amazon Redshift
7 10 (3.10%) Relational Database
8 9 (2.79%) PostgreSQL
9 7 (2.17%) Data Mining
10 6 (1.86%) Data Mart
10 6 (1.86%) Oracle BI EE
10 6 (1.86%) Oracle Database
10 6 (1.86%) Star Schema
11 5 (1.55%) DB2
11 5 (1.55%) Oracle Reports
12 4 (1.24%) Essbase
12 4 (1.24%) OLAP
12 4 (1.24%) RDBMS
12 4 (1.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 26 (8.05%) JIRA
2 25 (7.74%) Git (software)
3 20 (6.19%) Jenkins
4 18 (5.57%) Selenium
5 16 (4.95%) gulp
6 12 (3.72%) Cucumber
7 11 (3.41%) Grunt
8 10 (3.10%) Talend Open Studio
9 9 (2.79%) JUnit
10 8 (2.48%) ERwin
10 8 (2.48%) Visual Studio
11 6 (1.86%) Eclipse
12 5 (1.55%) Mockito
13 4 (1.24%) Maven
13 4 (1.24%) Subversion
14 3 (0.93%) Bitbucket
14 3 (0.93%) IntelliJ
14 3 (0.93%) Team Foundation Server
14 3 (0.93%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 2 (0.62%) Gradle
General
1 76 (23.53%) Finance
2 25 (7.74%) Banking
3 8 (2.48%) Back Office
3 8 (2.48%) Pharmaceutical
4 6 (1.86%) Retail
5 5 (1.55%) Manufacturing
5 5 (1.55%) Marketing
6 4 (1.24%) Retail Banking
7 3 (0.93%) Legal
8 2 (0.62%) Corporate Banking
8 2 (0.62%) Local Government
9 1 (0.31%) Advertising
9 1 (0.31%) Automotive
9 1 (0.31%) Billing
9 1 (0.31%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.31%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 108 (33.44%) Developer
2 46 (14.24%) Java Developer
3 40 (12.38%) Analyst
3 40 (12.38%) Business Analyst
4 30 (9.29%) Architect
5 27 (8.36%) Delivery Manager
6 26 (8.05%) Project Manager
7 15 (4.64%) Agile Business Analyst
7 15 (4.64%) Angular Developer
7 15 (4.64%) JavaScript Developer
8 13 (4.02%) Digital Analyst
8 13 (4.02%) Digital Business Analyst
8 13 (4.02%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 13 (4.02%) Tester
9 12 (3.72%) Principal Architect
10 11 (3.41%) .NET Developer
11 10 (3.10%) Domain Architect
11 10 (3.10%) HTML CSS Developer
11 10 (3.10%) HTML Developer
12 9 (2.79%) Agile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (16.41%) HTML
2 46 (14.24%) AngularJS
3 42 (13.00%) CSS
4 38 (11.76%) Spring
5 35 (10.84%) jQuery
5 35 (10.84%) Web Services
6 34 (10.53%) RESTful
7 29 (8.98%) HTML5
8 27 (8.36%) CSS3
8 27 (8.36%) JSON
9 22 (6.81%) .NET
10 21 (6.50%) J2EE
10 21 (6.50%) XML
11 15 (4.64%) ASP.NET
12 13 (4.02%) Hibernate
12 13 (4.02%) Node.js
12 13 (4.02%) REST
12 13 (4.02%) SOAP
13 12 (3.72%) .NET Framework
13 12 (3.72%) Dropwizard
Miscellaneous
1 20 (6.19%) User Experience
2 16 (4.95%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (3.72%) Management Information System
4 10 (3.10%) Wiki
5 6 (1.86%) Derivative
5 6 (1.86%) Linux Command Line
6 5 (1.55%) Computer Science
6 5 (1.55%) OTC Derivatives
7 4 (1.24%) Data Structures
7 4 (1.24%) Digital Media
7 4 (1.24%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 4 (1.24%) Mobile App
8 3 (0.93%) Blackberry
8 3 (0.93%) PMI
9 2 (0.62%) CESG
9 2 (0.62%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.62%) Device Driver
9 2 (0.62%) Taxonomies
9 2 (0.62%) Virtual Team
9 2 (0.62%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 31 (9.60%) Windows
2 28 (8.67%) Linux
3 13 (4.02%) Unix
4 6 (1.86%) Android
5 4 (1.24%) Apple iOS
6 3 (0.93%) AIX
7 2 (0.62%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.31%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (26.01%) Scrum
2 62 (19.20%) Project Management
3 59 (18.27%) TDD
4 58 (17.96%) Stakeholder Management
5 39 (12.07%) OO
6 36 (11.15%) E-Commerce
7 34 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
8 33 (10.22%) Waterfall
9 30 (9.29%) DevOps
10 29 (8.98%) Kanban
11 26 (8.05%) ETL
11 26 (8.05%) User Stories
12 23 (7.12%) Configuration Management
12 23 (7.12%) Front End Development
13 22 (6.81%) SDLC
14 21 (6.50%) Business Analysis
14 21 (6.50%) Open Source
15 20 (6.19%) Data Modelling
15 20 (6.19%) UML
16 18 (5.57%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 82 (25.39%) Java
2 66 (20.43%) JavaScript
3 43 (13.31%) SQL
4 32 (9.91%) C#
5 16 (4.95%) Python
6 9 (2.79%) Perl
7 6 (1.86%) PHP
8 5 (1.55%) TypeScript
9 4 (1.24%) C++
9 4 (1.24%) Go
9 4 (1.24%) PL/SQL
9 4 (1.24%) VB.NET
10 3 (0.93%) Groovy
10 3 (0.93%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.62%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.62%) PowerShell
11 2 (0.62%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.31%) R
12 1 (0.31%) VB
12 1 (0.31%) VB6
Qualifications
1 8 (2.48%) BPSS Clearance
1 8 (2.48%) Security Cleared
2 6 (1.86%) AWS Certification
2 6 (1.86%) Degree
3 3 (0.93%) ISEB
3 3 (0.93%) PMI Certification
4 2 (0.62%) CESG Certified Professional
4 2 (0.62%) CISSP
4 2 (0.62%) CITP
4 2 (0.62%) IIBA
4 2 (0.62%) IISP
4 2 (0.62%) MBCS
4 2 (0.62%) PhD
4 2 (0.62%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (0.62%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.31%) APMP
5 1 (0.31%) CBAP
5 1 (0.31%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.31%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (6.19%) QA
2 7 (2.17%) Disclosure Scotland
3 5 (1.55%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.31%) GxP
4 1 (0.31%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (2.79%) Docker
2 8 (2.48%) Active Directory
3 6 (1.86%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.31%) Firmware
4 1 (0.31%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 11 (3.41%) Opscode Chef
1 11 (3.41%) Puppet
2 7 (2.17%) Docker Swarm
3 5 (1.55%) Kubernetes
3 5 (1.55%) Salt
4 4 (1.24%) AirWatch
5 2 (0.62%) Capistrano
5 2 (0.62%) Control-M
5 2 (0.62%) Microsoft Intune
5 2 (0.62%) Nagios
6 1 (0.31%) Grafana
6 1 (0.31%) Graphite
6 1 (0.31%) SCCM
6 1 (0.31%) yum
Vendors
1 34 (10.53%) Microsoft
2 24 (7.43%) Oracle
3 12 (3.72%) hybris
4 10 (3.10%) Talend
5 9 (2.79%) ATG
6 8 (2.48%) Atlassian
7 7 (2.17%) IDERA
8 6 (1.86%) Tableau
9 5 (1.55%) Citrix
9 5 (1.55%) Google
9 5 (1.55%) SAP
10 4 (1.24%) Hyperion
11 3 (0.93%) Ab Initio
11 3 (0.93%) Apple
11 3 (0.93%) ServiceNow
11 3 (0.93%) Zend
12 2 (0.62%) Saba
12 2 (0.62%) SaltStack
12 2 (0.62%) Sitecore
12 2 (0.62%) Teradata
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Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
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Rate: £495.00 per day
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