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 22 May 2015 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 2 4 13
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +9
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 75 42 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 31.12% 19.53% 8.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 36.59% 23.20% 10.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 20 9
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£390 £350 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% -9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £297 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £380 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £386 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
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
205 181 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 85.06% 84.19% 78.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 55 31
Average daily rate £400 £341 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.21% -11.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £230 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £420 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 20 9
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £44.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -22.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.92 £31.50 £31.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 2015, 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 30 (31.91%) Java
1 30 (31.91%) E-Commerce
2 27 (28.72%) CSS
3 26 (27.66%) Mobile App
4 24 (25.53%) JavaScript
5 22 (23.40%) HTML
6 20 (21.28%) SQL
7 19 (20.21%) Android
8 18 (19.15%) Apple iOS
8 18 (19.15%) Web Services
8 18 (19.15%) ETL
8 18 (19.15%) Finance
9 17 (18.09%) Talend
9 17 (18.09%) Talend Open Studio
10 16 (17.02%) Spring
10 16 (17.02%) JSON
11 15 (15.96%) Android Development
11 15 (15.96%) CSS3
12 14 (14.89%) iOS Development
12 14 (14.89%) Analytical Skills
13 13 (13.83%) Automation Testing
13 13 (13.83%) AngularJS
13 13 (13.83%) Cucumber
14 12 (12.77%) TDD
14 12 (12.77%) Data Warehouse
15 11 (11.70%) HTML5
16 10 (10.64%) MongoDB
16 10 (10.64%) RESTful
16 10 (10.64%) Microsoft Azure
17 9 (9.57%) Open Source

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 5 (5.32%) WebSphere
2 4 (4.26%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (3.19%) Node.js
3 3 (3.19%) JBoss
4 2 (2.13%) SAS
4 2 (2.13%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 2 (2.13%) IBM HTTP Server
5 1 (1.06%) Mule
5 1 (1.06%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.06%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.06%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.06%) iPlanet
Applications
1 3 (3.19%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.06%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (4.26%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 10 (10.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (5.32%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (3.19%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.19%) Internet
1 3 (3.19%) HTTP
2 2 (2.13%) Firewall
2 2 (2.13%) Network Security
3 1 (1.06%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (12.77%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (10.64%) MongoDB
3 6 (6.38%) SQL Server
4 5 (5.32%) Relational Database
5 3 (3.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (3.19%) Oracle Database
5 3 (3.19%) RDBMS
6 2 (2.13%) MS Access
6 2 (2.13%) Informix
6 2 (2.13%) MySQL
6 2 (2.13%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (2.13%) NoSQL
6 2 (2.13%) Redis
7 1 (1.06%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.06%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.06%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.06%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.06%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 17 (18.09%) Talend Open Studio
2 13 (13.83%) Cucumber
3 9 (9.57%) Git (software)
3 9 (9.57%) Selenium
4 6 (6.38%) Maven
5 5 (5.32%) Gradle
5 5 (5.32%) Jenkins
5 5 (5.32%) Ant
6 4 (4.26%) Appium
7 3 (3.19%) JIRA
7 3 (3.19%) Subversion
7 3 (3.19%) JUnit
8 2 (2.13%) Introscope
8 2 (2.13%) Mockito
8 2 (2.13%) Mocha
8 2 (2.13%) Hudson
8 2 (2.13%) Calabash
8 2 (2.13%) TeamCity
8 2 (2.13%) SonarQube
9 1 (1.06%) Xcode
General
1 18 (19.15%) Finance
2 7 (7.45%) Local Government
3 5 (5.32%) Banking
4 2 (2.13%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.06%) Marketing
5 1 (1.06%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 63 (67.02%) Developer
2 14 (14.89%) Java Developer
3 12 (12.77%) iOS Developer
4 11 (11.70%) Architect
4 11 (11.70%) ETL Developer
4 11 (11.70%) Android Developer
5 6 (6.38%) Analyst
6 5 (5.32%) Talend Developer
7 4 (4.26%) Applications Architect
7 4 (4.26%) Technical Leader
7 4 (4.26%) Lead Developer
7 4 (4.26%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (3.19%) Mobile Tester
8 3 (3.19%) Mobile Developer
8 3 (3.19%) Senior Developer
8 3 (3.19%) Administrator
8 3 (3.19%) Test Analyst
8 3 (3.19%) Business Analyst
8 3 (3.19%) Tester
8 3 (3.19%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (28.72%) CSS
2 22 (23.40%) HTML
3 18 (19.15%) Web Services
4 16 (17.02%) Spring
4 16 (17.02%) JSON
5 15 (15.96%) CSS3
6 13 (13.83%) AngularJS
7 11 (11.70%) HTML5
8 10 (10.64%) RESTful
9 9 (9.57%) SOAP
10 8 (8.51%) XML
11 7 (7.45%) OAuth
11 7 (7.45%) SAML
12 6 (6.38%) J2EE
12 6 (6.38%) jQuery
13 5 (5.32%) REST
13 5 (5.32%) WSDL
14 4 (4.26%) JAX-RPC
14 4 (4.26%) .NET
14 4 (4.26%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 26 (27.66%) Mobile App
2 14 (14.89%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (9.57%) Open Source
4 2 (2.13%) N-Tier
4 2 (2.13%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.13%) Online Banking
5 1 (1.06%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.06%) PDA
5 1 (1.06%) Web 2.0
5 1 (1.06%) Cryptography
5 1 (1.06%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 19 (20.21%) Android
2 18 (19.15%) Apple iOS
3 6 (6.38%) Linux
4 4 (4.26%) UNIX
4 4 (4.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (31.91%) E-Commerce
2 18 (19.15%) ETL
3 15 (15.96%) Android Development
4 14 (14.89%) iOS Development
5 13 (13.83%) Automation Testing
6 12 (12.77%) TDD
7 9 (9.57%) Scrum
8 8 (8.51%) OO
8 8 (8.51%) Configuration Management
8 8 (8.51%) SOA
8 8 (8.51%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (8.51%) MVC
8 8 (8.51%) Web Development
8 8 (8.51%) TOGAF
8 8 (8.51%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (7.45%) Dependency Injection
9 7 (7.45%) Responsive Web Design
10 6 (6.38%) Pair Programming
11 5 (5.32%) Automated Testing
11 5 (5.32%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 30 (31.91%) Java
2 24 (25.53%) JavaScript
3 20 (21.28%) SQL
4 4 (4.26%) C#
4 4 (4.26%) Ruby
5 3 (3.19%) Bash Shell
5 3 (3.19%) Perl
5 3 (3.19%) PL/SQL
6 2 (2.13%) Shell Script
6 2 (2.13%) VBScript
6 2 (2.13%) VB
6 2 (2.13%) Objective-C
7 1 (1.06%) XPath
7 1 (1.06%) R
7 1 (1.06%) C++
7 1 (1.06%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (4.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.32%) QA
System Software
1 7 (7.45%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.06%) Puppet
Vendors
1 17 (18.09%) Talend
2 8 (8.51%) Microsoft
3 7 (7.45%) Citrix
4 6 (6.38%) Oracle
4 6 (6.38%) Tableau
5 4 (4.26%) Red Hat
6 3 (3.19%) Google
6 3 (3.19%) Perforce
6 3 (3.19%) Ab Initio
6 3 (3.19%) IBM
7 2 (2.13%) Compuware
7 2 (2.13%) Informatica
7 2 (2.13%) HP
7 2 (2.13%) hybris
8 1 (1.06%) Apigee
8 1 (1.06%) Sitecore
8 1 (1.06%) Vertica
Chester, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Chester
Real Staffing
Rate: £280 - £300 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 10 days ago
Chester
Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £390 per day
Posted: 19 days ago