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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Agile Software Development over the 3 months to 20 October 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 7 6 21
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +15
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 18 33 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 13.64% 16.42% 4.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 19.35% 19.08% 5.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 10 2
Average daily rate
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£369 £338 £321
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.25% +5.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £310 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £375 £324
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £41.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-15.15% +10.00%
Agile Software Development
Cheshire

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
93 173 161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 70.45% 86.07% 80.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 41 65
Average daily rate £400 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £479 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 27 6
Average hourly rate £30.00 £31.56 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.92% -15.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.84 £30.00 £34.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £62.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +5.45%

Agile Software Development
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Chester region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 20 October 2014.

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 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 16 (32.65%) CSS
2 15 (30.61%) JavaScript
2 15 (30.61%) HTML
3 14 (28.57%) Java
3 14 (28.57%) E-Commerce
4 13 (26.53%) .NET
4 13 (26.53%) SQL
5 12 (24.49%) OO
6 11 (22.45%) MVC
6 11 (22.45%) Scrum
6 11 (22.45%) CSS3
7 9 (18.37%) T-SQL
7 9 (18.37%) TDD
7 9 (18.37%) HTML5
8 8 (16.33%) Web Development
8 8 (16.33%) AngularJS
8 8 (16.33%) User Stories
9 7 (14.29%) Adobe CQ
9 7 (14.29%) C#
9 7 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (14.29%) Adobe
10 6 (12.24%) SQL Server
10 6 (12.24%) .NET Framework
10 6 (12.24%) RESTful
10 6 (12.24%) Responsive Web Design
10 6 (12.24%) NoSQL
10 6 (12.24%) Jenkins
11 5 (10.20%) Mobile App
11 5 (10.20%) DevOps
11 5 (10.20%) InterSystems Cache

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 7 (14.29%) Adobe CQ
2 3 (6.12%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (6.12%) Apache Solr
3 2 (4.08%) Node.js
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.04%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (12.24%) SQL Server
2 6 (12.24%) NoSQL
3 5 (10.20%) InterSystems Cache
4 3 (6.12%) Redis
5 2 (4.08%) SQLite
5 2 (4.08%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (2.04%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.04%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (12.24%) Jenkins
2 5 (10.20%) Maven
3 4 (8.16%) Visual Studio
4 2 (4.08%) Eclipse
5 1 (2.04%) Xcode
5 1 (2.04%) T4 Templates
5 1 (2.04%) ReSharper
5 1 (2.04%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (2.04%) FxCop
5 1 (2.04%) SoapUI
5 1 (2.04%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 1 (2.04%) MSBuild
5 1 (2.04%) JUnit
General
1 5 (10.20%) Finance
1 5 (10.20%) Marketing
2 2 (4.08%) Manufacturing
2 2 (4.08%) Retail
3 1 (2.04%) Retail Banking
3 1 (2.04%) Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (40.82%) Developer
2 9 (18.37%) Analyst
3 6 (12.24%) Java Developer
3 6 (12.24%) Architect
3 6 (12.24%) Project Manager
3 6 (12.24%) Front-End Developer
4 5 (10.20%) Agile Project Manager
4 5 (10.20%) Business Analyst
4 5 (10.20%) .NET Developer
5 4 (8.16%) Web Developer
5 4 (8.16%) Front-End Web Developer
6 3 (6.12%) Test Analyst
6 3 (6.12%) SQL DBA
6 3 (6.12%) DBA
7 2 (4.08%) ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (4.08%) Technical Leader
8 1 (2.04%) Senior SQL DBA
8 1 (2.04%) Web Analyst
8 1 (2.04%) JavaScript Developer
8 1 (2.04%) Web Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (32.65%) CSS
2 15 (30.61%) HTML
3 13 (26.53%) .NET
4 11 (22.45%) CSS3
5 9 (18.37%) HTML5
6 8 (16.33%) AngularJS
7 6 (12.24%) RESTful
7 6 (12.24%) .NET Framework
8 5 (10.20%) JSON
8 5 (10.20%) Web Services
9 4 (8.16%) Ajax
9 4 (8.16%) NHibernate
9 4 (8.16%) OSGi
9 4 (8.16%) LESS
10 3 (6.12%) Akka
10 3 (6.12%) Play Framework
10 3 (6.12%) LINQ
10 3 (6.12%) PhoneGap
10 3 (6.12%) REST
10 3 (6.12%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.20%) Mobile App
2 3 (6.12%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.08%) Data Structures
3 2 (4.08%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.16%) Linux
2 2 (4.08%) Android
2 2 (4.08%) Apple iOS
2 2 (4.08%) Windows Phone
2 2 (4.08%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (28.57%) E-Commerce
2 12 (24.49%) OO
3 11 (22.45%) MVC
3 11 (22.45%) Scrum
4 9 (18.37%) TDD
5 8 (16.33%) Web Development
5 8 (16.33%) User Stories
6 6 (12.24%) Responsive Web Design
7 5 (10.20%) DevOps
7 5 (10.20%) ETL
8 3 (6.12%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (6.12%) Data Modelling
8 3 (6.12%) Refactoring
8 3 (6.12%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (6.12%) Pair Programming
8 3 (6.12%) Data Analytics
8 3 (6.12%) Analytics
8 3 (6.12%) Test Automation
8 3 (6.12%) Kanban
9 2 (4.08%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 15 (30.61%) JavaScript
2 14 (28.57%) Java
3 13 (26.53%) SQL
4 9 (18.37%) T-SQL
5 7 (14.29%) C#
6 1 (2.04%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 2 (4.08%) ISEB
1 2 (4.08%) ISTQB
1 2 (4.08%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.08%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.04%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (14.29%) Adobe
2 2 (4.08%) Twitter
2 2 (4.08%) Kony
3 1 (2.04%) Google
3 1 (2.04%) Appcelerator
3 1 (2.04%) Oracle
3 1 (2.04%) SAP
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