The table below looks at the statistics for Agile Software Development skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Agile Software Development over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Agile Software Development
Cheshire / Chester
Rank 2 9 7
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -2
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 28 19 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 29.47% 14.73% 12.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 41.79% 17.59% 15.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 10 18
Median daily rate £438 £415 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.42% +7.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £392 £348 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £418 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Median hourly rate £50.00 £32.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.84% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £44.75 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-5.02% +24.30%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Chester region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
67 108 131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 70.53% 83.72% 83.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 78 85
Median daily rate £430 £363 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.62% -9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £242 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +0.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 14 14
Median hourly rate £32.56 £25.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.22% -44.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £16.84 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £35.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +37.93%

Agile Software Development
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Chester 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 Chester

Agile Software Development
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Chester region.

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Trend in Chester

Agile Software Development
Daily Rate Histogram in Chester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Chester region over the 3 months to 28 February 2017.

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Histogram in Chester

Agile Software Development
Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Chester region.

Agile Software Development Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 28 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 Chester region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 37 (57.81%) Java
2 21 (32.81%) OO
3 20 (31.25%) Scrum
3 20 (31.25%) TDD
4 17 (26.56%) SQL
5 16 (25.00%) Web Services
6 13 (20.31%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (20.31%) RESTful
7 12 (18.75%) J2EE
7 12 (18.75%) Finance
8 11 (17.19%) JavaScript
9 10 (15.63%) Stakeholder Management
10 9 (14.06%) Business Intelligence
10 9 (14.06%) ETL
10 9 (14.06%) XML
10 9 (14.06%) E-Commerce
10 9 (14.06%) Amazon AWS
10 9 (14.06%) NoSQL
10 9 (14.06%) DevOps
11 8 (12.50%) Apache Camel
11 8 (12.50%) Microservices
11 8 (12.50%) Kanban
11 8 (12.50%) Spring
12 7 (10.94%) JSON
12 7 (10.94%) Time Management
12 7 (10.94%) QA
12 7 (10.94%) C#
12 7 (10.94%) SQL Server
12 7 (10.94%) Back Office
12 7 (10.94%) Performance Tuning

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Chester 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 3 (4.69%) JBoss
2 2 (3.13%) Confluence
2 2 (3.13%) GlassFish
2 2 (3.13%) Tomcat
2 2 (3.13%) WebLogic
2 2 (3.13%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.56%) Apache
3 1 (1.56%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.56%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (14.06%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.56%) GitHub
2 1 (1.56%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.56%) Internet
1 1 (1.56%) Kerberos
1 1 (1.56%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (14.06%) NoSQL
2 7 (10.94%) MongoDB
2 7 (10.94%) SQL Server
3 5 (7.81%) Data Mining
4 4 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (4.69%) Big Data
6 2 (3.13%) MySQL
6 2 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.56%) Amazon Redshift
7 1 (1.56%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.56%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (9.38%) Selenium
2 3 (4.69%) Talend Open Studio
3 2 (3.13%) Cucumber
3 2 (3.13%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.13%) Jenkins
3 2 (3.13%) JIRA
3 2 (3.13%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.56%) Gatling
4 1 (1.56%) Protractor
4 1 (1.56%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.56%) WebDriver
General
1 12 (18.75%) Finance
2 7 (10.94%) Back Office
3 5 (7.81%) Banking
4 1 (1.56%) Marketing
4 1 (1.56%) Retail
4 1 (1.56%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 27 (42.19%) Developer
2 16 (25.00%) Java Developer
3 7 (10.94%) Analyst
3 7 (10.94%) Business Analyst
4 6 (9.38%) Agile Business Analyst
4 6 (9.38%) Agile Developer
4 6 (9.38%) Agile Java Developer
4 6 (9.38%) Architect
4 6 (9.38%) Java Architect
4 6 (9.38%) Java Technical Architect
4 6 (9.38%) Technical Architect
4 6 (9.38%) Technical Leader
5 5 (7.81%) DBA
5 5 (7.81%) Digital Analyst
5 5 (7.81%) Digital Business Analyst
5 5 (7.81%) JavaScript Developer
5 5 (7.81%) Lead Architect
5 5 (7.81%) SQL DBA
6 4 (6.25%) SQL Server DBA
6 4 (6.25%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (25.00%) Web Services
2 13 (20.31%) RESTful
3 12 (18.75%) J2EE
4 9 (14.06%) XML
5 8 (12.50%) Apache Camel
5 8 (12.50%) Spring
6 7 (10.94%) JSON
7 5 (7.81%) Node.js
8 4 (6.25%) AngularJS
8 4 (6.25%) HTML
9 3 (4.69%) CSS
10 2 (3.13%) .NET
10 2 (3.13%) Dropwizard
10 2 (3.13%) JSTL
10 2 (3.13%) REST
10 2 (3.13%) SOAP
10 2 (3.13%) Struts
11 1 (1.56%) ASP.NET MVC
11 1 (1.56%) HTML5
11 1 (1.56%) Xamarin.iOS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.81%) Derivative
1 5 (7.81%) OTC Derivatives
2 3 (4.69%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.69%) Mobile App
2 3 (4.69%) User Experience
3 2 (3.13%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.56%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.56%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.69%) Android
1 3 (4.69%) Linux
2 1 (1.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (32.81%) OO
2 20 (31.25%) Scrum
2 20 (31.25%) TDD
3 13 (20.31%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (15.63%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (14.06%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (14.06%) DevOps
5 9 (14.06%) E-Commerce
5 9 (14.06%) ETL
6 8 (12.50%) Kanban
6 8 (12.50%) Microservices
7 7 (10.94%) Performance Tuning
7 7 (10.94%) Time Management
8 6 (9.38%) OOP
8 6 (9.38%) Unit Testing
8 6 (9.38%) User Stories
9 5 (7.81%) Data Analysis
9 5 (7.81%) High Availability
9 5 (7.81%) UML
10 4 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 37 (57.81%) Java
2 17 (26.56%) SQL
3 11 (17.19%) JavaScript
4 7 (10.94%) C#
5 6 (9.38%) Python
6 2 (3.13%) Groovy
7 1 (1.56%) C++
7 1 (1.56%) Perl
7 1 (1.56%) PHP
7 1 (1.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (4.69%) Degree
2 1 (1.56%) ISEB
2 1 (1.56%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.94%) QA
2 1 (1.56%) PMO
Vendors
1 5 (7.81%) Atlassian
1 5 (7.81%) Tableau
2 4 (6.25%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.69%) Talend
4 2 (3.13%) hybris
5 1 (1.56%) Ab Initio
5 1 (1.56%) Cloudera
5 1 (1.56%) Informatica
5 1 (1.56%) JD Edwards
5 1 (1.56%) Oracle
5 1 (1.56%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.56%) SAP
5 1 (1.56%) Workday
5 1 (1.56%) Xamarin
Chester, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £425 - £500 per day
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