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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Agile Software Development over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 21 40 46
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +6
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 57 30 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 6.61% 3.61% 3.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.88% 4.85% 4.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 13 23
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£400 £300 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -17.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £300 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £385 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £352 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.68% +0.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £34.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.50 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+41.89% +2.77%
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
642 619 579
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 74.48% 74.58% 64.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 349 291 335
Average daily rate £400 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £450 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 31 26
Average hourly rate £31.50 £31.56 £41.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.17% -24.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.40 £12.21 £20.07
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 +3 27 £493 +64.16% 8
Chester +12 21 £400 +6.66% 6
Knutsford +9 2 £455 +21.33% 2
Macclesfield -3 1 £275 -35.29% 5
Northwich - - - -
Sandbach - - - -
Crewe - - - - 2
Wilmslow - - - - 1
Agile Software Development
North West

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 47 (42.73%) TDD
2 41 (37.27%) JavaScript
3 40 (36.36%) Java
4 39 (35.45%) HTML
5 38 (34.55%) C#
6 37 (33.64%) .NET
7 36 (32.73%) CSS
8 35 (31.82%) SQL
9 24 (21.82%) Linux
9 24 (21.82%) MVC
10 21 (19.09%) Scrum
10 21 (19.09%) NoSQL
11 20 (18.18%) Web Development
11 20 (18.18%) JSON
11 20 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
12 19 (17.27%) User Stories
13 18 (16.36%) HTML5
13 18 (16.36%) RESTful
13 18 (16.36%) E-Commerce
14 17 (15.45%) Pair Programming
14 17 (15.45%) Ajax
14 17 (15.45%) BDD
15 16 (14.55%) Web Services
16 15 (13.64%) Open Source
17 14 (12.73%) CSS3
17 14 (12.73%) Unit Testing
18 13 (11.82%) Ruby
18 13 (11.82%) Finance
18 13 (11.82%) Python
18 13 (11.82%) T-SQL

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 5 (4.55%) Apache Solr
1 5 (4.55%) Adobe CQ
1 5 (4.55%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (3.64%) CICS
3 2 (1.82%) IIS
3 2 (1.82%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.91%) SaaS
1 1 (0.91%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.64%) HTTP
2 3 (2.73%) Internet
3 1 (0.91%) SMTP
3 1 (0.91%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.91%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (19.09%) NoSQL
2 11 (10.00%) SQL Server
3 5 (4.55%) InterSystems Cache
3 5 (4.55%) Redis
3 5 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (3.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (3.64%) DB2
5 3 (2.73%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (2.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (2.73%) MongoDB
5 3 (2.73%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.82%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (1.82%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.82%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.91%) MySQL
7 1 (0.91%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.91%) Couchbase
7 1 (0.91%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.91%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 13 (11.82%) Visual Studio
2 8 (7.27%) Jenkins
3 5 (4.55%) Maven
3 5 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (2.73%) Eclipse
5 2 (1.82%) QuickTest Pro
5 2 (1.82%) MSTest
5 2 (1.82%) Moq
6 1 (0.91%) JIRA
6 1 (0.91%) Xcode
6 1 (0.91%) Subversion
6 1 (0.91%) JUnit
General
1 13 (11.82%) Finance
2 8 (7.27%) Banking
2 8 (7.27%) Retail
3 5 (4.55%) Marketing
4 4 (3.64%) Retail Banking
5 2 (1.82%) Law
5 2 (1.82%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.91%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.91%) Legal
Job Titles
1 57 (51.82%) Developer
2 23 (20.91%) Analyst
3 16 (14.55%) Java Developer
4 15 (13.64%) .NET Developer
4 15 (13.64%) Business Analyst
5 11 (10.00%) Architect
5 11 (10.00%) Web Developer
6 10 (9.09%) Project Manager
7 8 (7.27%) Test Analyst
8 6 (5.45%) Senior Developer
8 6 (5.45%) C# Developer
9 4 (3.64%) Web Analyst
9 4 (3.64%) Web Test Analyst
9 4 (3.64%) Front-End Developer
10 3 (2.73%) Front-End Web Developer
10 3 (2.73%) Agile Project Manager
10 3 (2.73%) Designer
10 3 (2.73%) Agile Test Analyst
10 3 (2.73%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 3 (2.73%) .NET Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (35.45%) HTML
2 37 (33.64%) .NET
3 36 (32.73%) CSS
4 20 (18.18%) JSON
5 18 (16.36%) HTML5
5 18 (16.36%) RESTful
6 17 (15.45%) Ajax
7 16 (14.55%) Web Services
8 14 (12.73%) CSS3
9 12 (10.91%) XML
10 11 (10.00%) ASP.NET
11 10 (9.09%) .NET Framework
12 8 (7.27%) LINQ
12 8 (7.27%) NHibernate
12 8 (7.27%) J2EE
13 7 (6.36%) JDBC
13 7 (6.36%) ASP.NET MVC
14 6 (5.45%) REST
14 6 (5.45%) XHTML
15 5 (4.55%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (13.64%) Open Source
2 4 (3.64%) Mobile App
2 4 (3.64%) Mainframe
2 4 (3.64%) IBM Mainframe
3 3 (2.73%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.82%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (0.91%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (0.91%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.91%) Replication
5 1 (0.91%) CESG
5 1 (0.91%) Statistics
5 1 (0.91%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.91%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 24 (21.82%) Linux
2 5 (4.55%) UNIX
3 4 (3.64%) Windows
4 2 (1.82%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.91%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.91%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (42.73%) TDD
2 24 (21.82%) MVC
3 21 (19.09%) Scrum
4 20 (18.18%) Web Development
4 20 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
5 19 (17.27%) User Stories
6 18 (16.36%) E-Commerce
7 17 (15.45%) Pair Programming
7 17 (15.45%) BDD
8 14 (12.73%) Unit Testing
9 12 (10.91%) OO
10 11 (10.00%) Project Management
11 10 (9.09%) Refactoring
12 9 (8.18%) Stakeholder Management
13 8 (7.27%) Agile Project Management
13 8 (7.27%) DevOps
14 7 (6.36%) Business Intelligence
15 6 (5.45%) Software Testing
16 5 (4.55%) Migration
16 5 (4.55%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 41 (37.27%) JavaScript
2 40 (36.36%) Java
3 38 (34.55%) C#
4 35 (31.82%) SQL
5 13 (11.82%) T-SQL
5 13 (11.82%) Python
5 13 (11.82%) C++
5 13 (11.82%) PHP
5 13 (11.82%) Ruby
6 9 (8.18%) Scala
7 1 (0.91%) R
7 1 (0.91%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 6 (5.45%) ISEB
2 4 (3.64%) ISTQB
3 3 (2.73%) Degree
4 2 (1.82%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.82%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.91%) PMP
5 1 (0.91%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.91%) CISA
5 1 (0.91%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.64%) QA
2 1 (0.91%) BS7799
2 1 (0.91%) COBIT
Systems Management
1 3 (2.73%) Puppet
2 2 (1.82%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.82%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (5.45%) Microsoft
2 5 (4.55%) Adobe
3 4 (3.64%) IBM
4 1 (0.91%) Sybase
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Rate: £350.00 - £380.00 per day
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