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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Agile Software Development
Rank 9 7 1
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -6
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 17 20 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 14.41% 14.39% 31.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 17.17% 17.54% 34.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 17 26
Average daily rate £415 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £290 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £406
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £398 £364
% change year-on-year
+0.51% +9.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £27.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.50 £36.40 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+22.25% -0.27%
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
99 114 178
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 83.90% 82.01% 89.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 69 73
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £288 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £600 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 13 21
Average hourly rate £23.75 £27.50 £42.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% -35.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.76 £14.62 £31.56
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £45.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016, 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 24 (52.17%) Mobile App
2 17 (36.96%) Apple iOS
3 16 (34.78%) Android
4 15 (32.61%) Java
5 14 (30.43%) Web Services
6 13 (28.26%) E-Commerce
7 11 (23.91%) iOS Development
8 10 (21.74%) Android Development
8 10 (21.74%) MVC
8 10 (21.74%) SQL
8 10 (21.74%) J2EE
8 10 (21.74%) JSON
9 9 (19.57%) TDD
9 9 (19.57%) JavaScript
10 8 (17.39%) HTML
11 7 (15.22%) CSS
11 7 (15.22%) Spring
11 7 (15.22%) Spring MVC
11 7 (15.22%) Git (software)
11 7 (15.22%) RESTful
11 7 (15.22%) Automation Testing
11 7 (15.22%) Jenkins
12 6 (13.04%) MongoDB
12 6 (13.04%) Mobile Development
12 6 (13.04%) Scrum
12 6 (13.04%) C#
13 5 (10.87%) Project Management
13 5 (10.87%) Continuous Integration
13 5 (10.87%) Analytical Skills
13 5 (10.87%) Redis

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 4 (8.70%) Tomcat
2 2 (4.35%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.17%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (2.17%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 2 (4.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) SAP MII
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.35%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (4.35%) Amazon Glacier
2 2 (4.35%) Amazon S3
2 2 (4.35%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 2 (4.35%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.17%) HTTP
1 1 (2.17%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.04%) MongoDB
2 5 (10.87%) Redis
3 4 (8.70%) Relational Database
3 4 (8.70%) SQL Server
4 3 (6.52%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (4.35%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (4.35%) Big Data
5 2 (4.35%) MySQL
5 2 (4.35%) NoSQL
6 1 (2.17%) GIS
6 1 (2.17%) MS Access
6 1 (2.17%) QGIS
6 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 7 (15.22%) Git (software)
1 7 (15.22%) Jenkins
2 3 (6.52%) Cucumber
2 3 (6.52%) Hudson
2 3 (6.52%) Selenium
3 2 (4.35%) JIRA
3 2 (4.35%) Maven
4 1 (2.17%) Checkstyle
4 1 (2.17%) FindBugs
4 1 (2.17%) JUnit
4 1 (2.17%) Mockito
4 1 (2.17%) SonarQube
4 1 (2.17%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (2.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (8.70%) Finance
1 4 (8.70%) Manufacturing
1 4 (8.70%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (2.17%) Banking
2 1 (2.17%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 22 (47.83%) Developer
2 9 (19.57%) Java Developer
3 7 (15.22%) Applications Manager
3 7 (15.22%) Project Manager
4 6 (13.04%) Android Developer
5 5 (10.87%) iOS Developer
6 4 (8.70%) Analyst
6 4 (8.70%) Applications Project Manager
6 4 (8.70%) Architect
6 4 (8.70%) Delivery Manager
7 3 (6.52%) Business Analyst
7 3 (6.52%) C# Developer
7 3 (6.52%) Delivery Project Manager
7 3 (6.52%) iOS Android Developer
7 3 (6.52%) Java Architect
7 3 (6.52%) Lead Project Manager
7 3 (6.52%) Mobile Developer
8 2 (4.35%) Agile Developer
8 2 (4.35%) C# .NET Developer
8 2 (4.35%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (30.43%) Web Services
2 10 (21.74%) J2EE
2 10 (21.74%) JSON
3 8 (17.39%) HTML
4 7 (15.22%) CSS
4 7 (15.22%) RESTful
4 7 (15.22%) Spring
4 7 (15.22%) Spring MVC
5 4 (8.70%) Android SDK
5 4 (8.70%) Hibernate
5 4 (8.70%) HTML5
5 4 (8.70%) jQuery
5 4 (8.70%) MyBatis
5 4 (8.70%) SOAP
6 3 (6.52%) .NET
6 3 (6.52%) AngularJS
6 3 (6.52%) ASP.NET
6 3 (6.52%) iOS SDK
7 2 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (4.35%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 24 (52.17%) Mobile App
2 5 (10.87%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.52%) User Experience
4 2 (4.35%) Data Centre
4 2 (4.35%) Driving Licence
4 2 (4.35%) Replication
4 2 (4.35%) Telematics
5 1 (2.17%) Data Structures
5 1 (2.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (2.17%) N-Tier
5 1 (2.17%) Online Banking
5 1 (2.17%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 17 (36.96%) Apple iOS
2 16 (34.78%) Android
3 2 (4.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (28.26%) E-Commerce
2 11 (23.91%) iOS Development
3 10 (21.74%) Android Development
3 10 (21.74%) MVC
4 9 (19.57%) TDD
5 7 (15.22%) Automation Testing
6 6 (13.04%) Mobile Development
6 6 (13.04%) Scrum
7 5 (10.87%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (10.87%) Project Management
8 4 (8.70%) Agile Project Management
8 4 (8.70%) Business Analysis
8 4 (8.70%) Kanban
8 4 (8.70%) Mobile Application Development
8 4 (8.70%) PRINCE2
9 3 (6.52%) Pair Programming
9 3 (6.52%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (6.52%) Technical Architecture
9 3 (6.52%) User Stories
9 3 (6.52%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 15 (32.61%) Java
2 10 (21.74%) SQL
3 9 (19.57%) JavaScript
4 6 (13.04%) C#
5 3 (6.52%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.17%) ABAP
6 1 (2.17%) C++
6 1 (2.17%) Python
6 1 (2.17%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (8.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (4.35%) Degree
3 1 (2.17%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (6.52%) Google
2 2 (4.35%) hybris
2 2 (4.35%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.17%) Apigee
3 1 (2.17%) ATG
3 1 (2.17%) IBM
3 1 (2.17%) Oracle
3 1 (2.17%) Perforce
3 1 (2.17%) SAP
3 1 (2.17%) Tableau
3 1 (2.17%) Talend
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