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 18 January 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Agile Software Development
North West / Cheshire
Rank 2 3 7
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +4
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 111 184 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 22.56% 20.35% 11.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 28.68% 25.92% 14.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 135 55
Median daily rate £425 £425 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £329 £300 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £634 £528
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £20.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -46.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £45.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-8.88% +21.62%

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
387 710 576
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 78.66% 78.54% 80.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 273 459 331
Median daily rate £413 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £289 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £650 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 24 31
Median hourly rate £20.33 £22.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.64% -35.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £35.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £39.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-10.89% +52.94%

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 18 January 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 18 January 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
Warrington -1 26 £450 -10.00% 8
Chester +7 23 £415 +1.84% 20
Macclesfield +5 17 £525 +47.88% 3
Knutsford 0 5 £338 -20.58% 3
Crewe - 5 £400 - 9
Ellesmere Port +1 2 £338 +12.50% 1
Wilmslow +5 1 £376 +7.42% 6
Daresbury - 1 - -
Agile Software Development
North West

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 (24.35%) Scrum
2 76 (22.03%) JavaScript
3 70 (20.29%) Java
4 68 (19.71%) TDD
5 66 (19.13%) Finance
6 60 (17.39%) Project Management
7 59 (17.10%) Stakeholder Management
8 55 (15.94%) HTML
9 52 (15.07%) SQL
10 50 (14.49%) Microsoft
11 47 (13.62%) AngularJS
12 46 (13.33%) CSS
13 43 (12.46%) E-Commerce
14 40 (11.59%) Continuous Integration
15 39 (11.30%) Windows
15 39 (11.30%) ETL
16 38 (11.01%) jQuery
17 36 (10.43%) C#
18 34 (9.86%) SQL Server
18 34 (9.86%) Spring
18 34 (9.86%) Kanban
18 34 (9.86%) Waterfall
19 33 (9.57%) RESTful
19 33 (9.57%) Linux
19 33 (9.57%) OO
20 32 (9.28%) HTML5
20 32 (9.28%) JSON
21 31 (8.99%) CSS3
22 29 (8.41%) User Stories
22 29 (8.41%) DevOps

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 (4.93%) CMS
2 16 (4.64%) SharePoint
3 7 (2.03%) Confluence
4 6 (1.74%) Apache
4 6 (1.74%) JBoss
5 5 (1.45%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 4 (1.16%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 4 (1.16%) Tomcat
6 4 (1.16%) WebSphere
7 3 (0.87%) GlassFish
7 3 (0.87%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.58%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.29%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.29%) Content Management Server
9 1 (0.29%) IIS
9 1 (0.29%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.29%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.29%) WebLogic Integration
9 1 (0.29%) WebLogic Portal
9 1 (0.29%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 25 (7.25%) MS PowerPoint
2 18 (5.22%) MS Excel
3 17 (4.93%) MS Office
3 17 (4.93%) MS Visio
4 5 (1.45%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (0.87%) MS Project
6 1 (0.29%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 18 (5.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.58%) Magento
2 2 (0.58%) SAP CO
2 2 (0.58%) SAP FI
2 2 (0.58%) SAP FI/CO
2 2 (0.58%) SAP MDM
3 1 (0.29%) Academy Housing
3 1 (0.29%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.29%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 27 (7.83%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (2.90%) PaaS
3 9 (2.61%) IaaS
3 9 (2.61%) SaaS
4 7 (2.03%) Amazon EC2
4 7 (2.03%) AWS CloudFormation
5 6 (1.74%) Amazon S3
6 5 (1.45%) Microsoft Azure
6 5 (1.45%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 4 (1.16%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 4 (1.16%) Amazon ELB
7 4 (1.16%) Amazon EMR
7 4 (1.16%) Amazon SQS
7 4 (1.16%) AWS CloudTrail
7 4 (1.16%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 4 (1.16%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (0.29%) GitHub
8 1 (0.29%) Office 365
8 1 (0.29%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.61%) SSL
2 7 (2.03%) HTTPS
3 6 (1.74%) Network Security
4 4 (1.16%) Kerberos
4 4 (1.16%) VPN
5 3 (0.87%) Firewall
6 2 (0.58%) AMQP
6 2 (0.58%) Ethernet
6 2 (0.58%) IPsec
6 2 (0.58%) LAN
6 2 (0.58%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.58%) WAN
6 2 (0.58%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (0.58%) Wireless
7 1 (0.29%) HTTP
7 1 (0.29%) Internet
7 1 (0.29%) LDAP
7 1 (0.29%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (9.86%) SQL Server
2 22 (6.38%) Data Warehouse
3 17 (4.93%) MongoDB
4 15 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 12 (3.48%) Amazon Redshift
5 12 (3.48%) Big Data
5 12 (3.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 11 (3.19%) MySQL
6 11 (3.19%) Relational Database
7 9 (2.61%) NoSQL
8 7 (2.03%) Data Mart
8 7 (2.03%) Data Mining
8 7 (2.03%) Oracle BI EE
8 7 (2.03%) Star Schema
9 6 (1.74%) PostgreSQL
10 5 (1.45%) Essbase
10 5 (1.45%) OLAP
10 5 (1.45%) Oracle Reports
11 4 (1.16%) DB2
11 4 (1.16%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 25 (7.25%) Jenkins
1 25 (7.25%) JIRA
2 23 (6.67%) Git (software)
3 21 (6.09%) Selenium
4 18 (5.22%) Cucumber
5 16 (4.64%) gulp
5 16 (4.64%) Talend Open Studio
6 12 (3.48%) Visual Studio
7 11 (3.19%) Grunt
8 8 (2.32%) ERwin
8 8 (2.32%) JUnit
9 7 (2.03%) GitLab
9 7 (2.03%) MSI
10 5 (1.45%) Maven
11 4 (1.16%) Mockito
12 3 (0.87%) Ant
12 3 (0.87%) Eclipse
12 3 (0.87%) Team Foundation Server
13 2 (0.58%) IntelliJ
13 2 (0.58%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 66 (19.13%) Finance
2 21 (6.09%) Banking
3 9 (2.61%) Pharmaceutical
4 6 (1.74%) Back Office
4 6 (1.74%) Manufacturing
5 5 (1.45%) Marketing
5 5 (1.45%) Retail
6 2 (0.58%) Advertising
6 2 (0.58%) Legal
6 2 (0.58%) Local Government
6 2 (0.58%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.29%) Automotive
7 1 (0.29%) Billing
7 1 (0.29%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.29%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 115 (33.33%) Developer
2 45 (13.04%) Analyst
3 43 (12.46%) Business Analyst
4 37 (10.72%) Java Developer
5 27 (7.83%) Delivery Manager
6 25 (7.25%) Project Manager
7 24 (6.96%) Architect
8 16 (4.64%) Agile Business Analyst
9 15 (4.35%) .NET Developer
9 15 (4.35%) Tester
10 14 (4.06%) JavaScript Developer
10 14 (4.06%) SQL Developer
11 13 (3.77%) Angular Developer
11 13 (3.77%) DBA
11 13 (3.77%) Digital Analyst
11 13 (3.77%) Digital Business Analyst
11 13 (3.77%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 12 (3.48%) C# Developer
12 12 (3.48%) Principal Architect
13 10 (2.90%) CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (15.94%) HTML
2 47 (13.62%) AngularJS
3 46 (13.33%) CSS
4 38 (11.01%) jQuery
5 34 (9.86%) Spring
6 33 (9.57%) RESTful
7 32 (9.28%) HTML5
7 32 (9.28%) JSON
8 31 (8.99%) CSS3
9 29 (8.41%) Web Services
10 23 (6.67%) .NET
11 21 (6.09%) XML
12 17 (4.93%) ASP.NET
13 15 (4.35%) J2EE
14 14 (4.06%) Dropwizard
15 12 (3.48%) .NET Framework
15 12 (3.48%) Node.js
15 12 (3.48%) REST
15 12 (3.48%) SOAP
16 11 (3.19%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 23 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (5.80%) User Experience
3 16 (4.64%) Wiki
4 11 (3.19%) Management Information System
4 11 (3.19%) Visualisation
5 8 (2.32%) Data Integration
6 6 (1.74%) Digital Media
7 5 (1.45%) Data Structures
7 5 (1.45%) Derivative
8 4 (1.16%) Computer Science
8 4 (1.16%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 4 (1.16%) Mobile App
8 4 (1.16%) OTC Derivatives
9 3 (0.87%) Blackberry
9 3 (0.87%) Mathematics
10 2 (0.58%) CESG
10 2 (0.58%) Ontologies
10 2 (0.58%) Taxonomies
10 2 (0.58%) Virtual Team
10 2 (0.58%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 39 (11.30%) Windows
2 33 (9.57%) Linux
3 9 (2.61%) Unix
4 6 (1.74%) Android
5 4 (1.16%) Apple iOS
6 3 (0.87%) AIX
7 2 (0.58%) Windows Mobile
7 2 (0.58%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (24.35%) Scrum
2 68 (19.71%) TDD
3 60 (17.39%) Project Management
4 59 (17.10%) Stakeholder Management
5 43 (12.46%) E-Commerce
6 40 (11.59%) Continuous Integration
7 39 (11.30%) ETL
8 34 (9.86%) Kanban
8 34 (9.86%) Waterfall
9 33 (9.57%) OO
10 29 (8.41%) DevOps
10 29 (8.41%) User Stories
11 27 (7.83%) CRM
12 25 (7.25%) Business Analysis
12 25 (7.25%) Configuration Management
13 23 (6.67%) UML
13 23 (6.67%) Web Development
14 22 (6.38%) Open Source
15 21 (6.09%) Front End Development
15 21 (6.09%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 76 (22.03%) JavaScript
2 70 (20.29%) Java
3 52 (15.07%) SQL
4 36 (10.43%) C#
5 23 (6.67%) Python
6 9 (2.61%) Perl
7 8 (2.32%) Bash Shell
7 8 (2.32%) C++
7 8 (2.32%) PHP
7 8 (2.32%) PowerShell
7 8 (2.32%) Shell Script
7 8 (2.32%) T-SQL
8 4 (1.16%) Go
8 4 (1.16%) PL/SQL
8 4 (1.16%) TypeScript
8 4 (1.16%) VB.NET
9 3 (0.87%) R
9 3 (0.87%) VB
10 2 (0.58%) Groovy
11 1 (0.29%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 14 (4.06%) Security Cleared
2 13 (3.77%) BPSS Clearance
3 6 (1.74%) AWS Certification
4 5 (1.45%) Degree
5 4 (1.16%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.58%) CESG Certified Professional
6 2 (0.58%) CISSP
6 2 (0.58%) CITP
6 2 (0.58%) IIBA
6 2 (0.58%) IISP
6 2 (0.58%) ISEB
6 2 (0.58%) MBCS
7 1 (0.29%) APMP
7 1 (0.29%) CBAP
7 1 (0.29%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.29%) PhD
7 1 (0.29%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (5.80%) QA
2 11 (3.19%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (0.87%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.29%) GxP
4 1 (0.29%) MISRA
4 1 (0.29%) Solvency II
System Software
1 8 (2.32%) Active Directory
1 8 (2.32%) Docker
2 6 (1.74%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 18 (5.22%) Opscode Chef
1 18 (5.22%) Puppet
2 7 (2.03%) yum
3 5 (1.45%) Kubernetes
3 5 (1.45%) Salt
4 3 (0.87%) AirWatch
5 2 (0.58%) Capistrano
5 2 (0.58%) Microsoft Intune
5 2 (0.58%) Nagios
6 1 (0.29%) Control-M
6 1 (0.29%) SCCM
Vendors
1 50 (14.49%) Microsoft
2 17 (4.93%) Oracle
3 16 (4.64%) hybris
3 16 (4.64%) Talend
4 12 (3.48%) ATG
5 11 (3.19%) Tableau
6 8 (2.32%) Atlassian
7 7 (2.03%) SAP
8 5 (1.45%) Ab Initio
8 5 (1.45%) Citrix
8 5 (1.45%) Google
8 5 (1.45%) Hyperion
9 4 (1.16%) IDERA
9 4 (1.16%) Informatica
10 3 (0.87%) ServiceNow
10 3 (0.87%) Vertica
10 3 (0.87%) Zend
11 2 (0.58%) Adobe
11 2 (0.58%) Red Hat
11 2 (0.58%) Sitecore
Cheshire
Oscar
Rate: £360 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 21 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
FT Select
Rate: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Chester
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £470 per day + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Runcorn, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Oscar
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheshire
Oscar
Rate: £475 - £525 per day + DOE
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago