The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Cheshire region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 20 32 45
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +13
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 51 35 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 6.40% 4.56% 2.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.76% 6.16% 4.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 17 18
Average daily rate
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£374 £325 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% -10.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £385 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £348
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +4.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £37.25
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +7.38%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
582 568 529
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 73.02% 74.05% 63.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 300 249 300
Average daily rate £385 £328 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.55% -6.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 28 27
Average hourly rate £34.00 £35.03 £37.93
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.93% -7.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £11.84 £15.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £47.84
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -1.58%
Agile Software Development
North West

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 30 July 2014.

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 30 July 2014. 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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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 0 21 £493 +118.88% 10
Chester +14 20 £375 -1.63% 10
Knutsford +8 2 £455 +21.33%
Macclesfield - - - - 3
Northwich - - - - 1
Sandbach - - - -
Crewe - - - - 1
Ellesmere Port - - - -
Wilmslow - - - - 2
Agile Software Development
North West

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 54 (47.79%) TDD
2 50 (44.25%) JavaScript
3 47 (41.59%) HTML
3 47 (41.59%) Java
4 44 (38.94%) CSS
5 43 (38.05%) .NET
6 40 (35.40%) C#
7 39 (34.51%) SQL
8 31 (27.43%) Linux
9 27 (23.89%) Web Development
10 26 (23.01%) Continuous Integration
11 25 (22.12%) JSON
11 25 (22.12%) HTML5
11 25 (22.12%) MVC
11 25 (22.12%) Scrum
12 24 (21.24%) Pair Programming
13 21 (18.58%) NoSQL
14 20 (17.70%) RESTful
15 19 (16.81%) Ajax
15 19 (16.81%) Web Services
16 18 (15.93%) CSS3
16 18 (15.93%) User Stories
17 17 (15.04%) BDD
17 17 (15.04%) XML
17 17 (15.04%) E-Commerce
18 16 (14.16%) Unit Testing
19 15 (13.27%) Open Source
19 15 (13.27%) Finance
20 14 (12.39%) Project Management
20 14 (12.39%) T-SQL

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 6 (5.31%) Elasticsearch
1 6 (5.31%) Apache Solr
2 5 (4.42%) Adobe CQ
3 4 (3.54%) CICS
4 2 (1.77%) IIS
4 2 (1.77%) Apache
4 2 (1.77%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (1.77%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.54%) HTTP
2 3 (2.65%) SMTP
3 2 (1.77%) Kerberos
3 2 (1.77%) Internet
4 1 (0.88%) Network Security
4 1 (0.88%) Extranet
4 1 (0.88%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.88%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (18.58%) NoSQL
2 11 (9.73%) SQL Server
3 6 (5.31%) Redis
4 5 (4.42%) InterSystems Cache
5 4 (3.54%) DB2
5 4 (3.54%) Relational Database
5 4 (3.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (2.65%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (2.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (2.65%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.77%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.77%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (1.77%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.88%) CouchDB
8 1 (0.88%) Couchbase
8 1 (0.88%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (10.62%) Visual Studio
2 9 (7.96%) Maven
3 7 (6.19%) Jenkins
4 5 (4.42%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (2.65%) PhoneGap
5 3 (2.65%) Subversion
6 2 (1.77%) Eclipse
6 2 (1.77%) QuickTest Pro
6 2 (1.77%) Cucumber
6 2 (1.77%) Moq
6 2 (1.77%) MSTest
6 2 (1.77%) Selenium
7 1 (0.88%) JIRA
7 1 (0.88%) Xcode
7 1 (0.88%) JUnit
General
1 15 (13.27%) Finance
2 8 (7.08%) Banking
2 8 (7.08%) Retail
3 5 (4.42%) Marketing
4 4 (3.54%) Retail Banking
5 2 (1.77%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.88%) Law
6 1 (0.88%) Legal
Job Titles
1 64 (56.64%) Developer
2 23 (20.35%) Analyst
3 18 (15.93%) Java Developer
4 17 (15.04%) .NET Developer
5 15 (13.27%) Web Developer
6 14 (12.39%) Business Analyst
7 10 (8.85%) Architect
8 9 (7.96%) Project Manager
8 9 (7.96%) Test Analyst
9 7 (6.19%) C# Developer
10 6 (5.31%) Senior Developer
11 5 (4.42%) Web Analyst
11 5 (4.42%) Web Test Analyst
12 4 (3.54%) Senior Project Manager
12 4 (3.54%) .NET Web Developer
12 4 (3.54%) Senior Manager
12 4 (3.54%) Front-End Developer
13 3 (2.65%) C# Web Developer
13 3 (2.65%) Front-End Web Developer
13 3 (2.65%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (41.59%) HTML
2 44 (38.94%) CSS
3 43 (38.05%) .NET
4 25 (22.12%) JSON
4 25 (22.12%) HTML5
5 20 (17.70%) RESTful
6 19 (16.81%) Ajax
6 19 (16.81%) Web Services
7 18 (15.93%) CSS3
8 17 (15.04%) XML
9 11 (9.73%) ASP.NET
10 10 (8.85%) REST
11 9 (7.96%) .NET Framework
11 9 (7.96%) JDBC
12 8 (7.08%) NHibernate
12 8 (7.08%) jQuery
12 8 (7.08%) LINQ
13 7 (6.19%) ASP.NET MVC
13 7 (6.19%) Spring
13 7 (6.19%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 15 (13.27%) Open Source
2 4 (3.54%) Mainframe
2 4 (3.54%) Mobile App
2 4 (3.54%) IBM Mainframe
3 3 (2.65%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.77%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (0.88%) Statistics
5 1 (0.88%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (0.88%) Replication
5 1 (0.88%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 31 (27.43%) Linux
2 7 (6.19%) UNIX
3 4 (3.54%) Windows
4 2 (1.77%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.88%) Android
5 1 (0.88%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (47.79%) TDD
2 27 (23.89%) Web Development
3 26 (23.01%) Continuous Integration
4 25 (22.12%) MVC
4 25 (22.12%) Scrum
5 24 (21.24%) Pair Programming
6 18 (15.93%) User Stories
7 17 (15.04%) BDD
7 17 (15.04%) E-Commerce
8 16 (14.16%) Unit Testing
9 14 (12.39%) Project Management
10 13 (11.50%) OO
11 12 (10.62%) Refactoring
11 12 (10.62%) Agile Project Management
12 8 (7.08%) Business Intelligence
12 8 (7.08%) Stakeholder Management
12 8 (7.08%) Requirements Management
13 7 (6.19%) Test Automation
13 7 (6.19%) DevOps
14 6 (5.31%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 50 (44.25%) JavaScript
2 47 (41.59%) Java
3 40 (35.40%) C#
4 39 (34.51%) SQL
5 14 (12.39%) T-SQL
6 13 (11.50%) PHP
6 13 (11.50%) C++
6 13 (11.50%) Python
6 13 (11.50%) Ruby
7 9 (7.96%) Scala
8 4 (3.54%) XPath
9 1 (0.88%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 6 (5.31%) ISEB
2 4 (3.54%) ISTQB
3 3 (2.65%) Degree
4 2 (1.77%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.88%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.88%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.88%) PMP
5 1 (0.88%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.65%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.77%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.77%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (1.77%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (1.77%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (4.42%) Adobe
2 4 (3.54%) IBM
2 4 (3.54%) Microsoft
3 2 (1.77%) Vertica
4 1 (0.88%) Sybase
4 1 (0.88%) JBoss
Warrington, Cheshire
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Rate: £350.00 - £380.00 per day
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