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 24 November 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
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 8 1 18
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +17
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 16 51 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 13.22% 22.67% 5.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 17.98% 25.37% 6.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 20 3
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£375 £325 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +2.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £298 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £379 £324
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £352
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -0.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.96 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-2.59% -1.44%
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
89 201 189
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 73.55% 89.33% 81.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 58 56
Average daily rate £400 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 27 9
Average hourly rate £28.00 £31.56 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.26% -29.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £30.00 £33.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.93 £75.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-13.79% -

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 24 November 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 24 November 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 18 (36.73%) Java
2 17 (34.69%) HTML
3 16 (32.65%) CSS
4 15 (30.61%) JavaScript
5 13 (26.53%) .NET
6 12 (24.49%) SQL
6 12 (24.49%) OO
7 11 (22.45%) E-Commerce
7 11 (22.45%) MVC
7 11 (22.45%) CSS3
8 9 (18.37%) T-SQL
8 9 (18.37%) TDD
8 9 (18.37%) HTML5
9 8 (16.33%) Finance
9 8 (16.33%) Scrum
9 8 (16.33%) Adobe CQ
9 8 (16.33%) AngularJS
10 7 (14.29%) Adobe
10 7 (14.29%) J2EE
10 7 (14.29%) C#
10 7 (14.29%) Web Services
11 6 (12.24%) NoSQL
11 6 (12.24%) RESTful
11 6 (12.24%) Web Development
11 6 (12.24%) .NET Framework
11 6 (12.24%) Responsive Web Design
11 6 (12.24%) Jenkins
11 6 (12.24%) User Stories
12 5 (10.20%) Mobile App
12 5 (10.20%) DevOps

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 8 (16.33%) Adobe CQ
2 3 (6.12%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (6.12%) Apache Solr
3 2 (4.08%) Node.js
4 1 (2.04%) LiveLink
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.08%) HTTP
2 1 (2.04%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.24%) NoSQL
2 5 (10.20%) InterSystems Cache
3 4 (8.16%) SQL Server
3 4 (8.16%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (6.12%) Redis
5 2 (4.08%) MySQL
5 2 (4.08%) SQLite
6 1 (2.04%) Relational Database
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 8 (16.33%) Finance
2 5 (10.20%) Marketing
3 2 (4.08%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.08%) Banking
4 1 (2.04%) Retail
4 1 (2.04%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (51.02%) Developer
2 10 (20.41%) Java Developer
3 7 (14.29%) Analyst
4 6 (12.24%) Architect
4 6 (12.24%) Front-End Developer
5 5 (10.20%) Project Manager
5 5 (10.20%) .NET Developer
6 4 (8.16%) Web Developer
6 4 (8.16%) Front-End Web Developer
6 4 (8.16%) Agile Project Manager
7 3 (6.12%) SQL DBA
7 3 (6.12%) DBA
7 3 (6.12%) Business Analyst
7 3 (6.12%) Test Analyst
8 2 (4.08%) ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (4.08%) Technical Leader
8 2 (4.08%) Android Developer
9 1 (2.04%) C# .NET Developer
9 1 (2.04%) iOS Developer
9 1 (2.04%) Senior DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (34.69%) HTML
2 16 (32.65%) CSS
3 13 (26.53%) .NET
4 11 (22.45%) CSS3
5 9 (18.37%) HTML5
6 8 (16.33%) AngularJS
7 7 (14.29%) J2EE
7 7 (14.29%) Web Services
8 6 (12.24%) .NET Framework
8 6 (12.24%) RESTful
9 5 (10.20%) JSON
9 5 (10.20%) XML
9 5 (10.20%) Spring
10 4 (8.16%) Ajax
10 4 (8.16%) NHibernate
10 4 (8.16%) OSGi
10 4 (8.16%) LESS
11 3 (6.12%) REST
11 3 (6.12%) Akka
11 3 (6.12%) Play Framework
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%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.16%) Linux
2 3 (6.12%) Android
2 3 (6.12%) Apple iOS
3 2 (4.08%) Windows Phone
3 2 (4.08%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (24.49%) OO
2 11 (22.45%) E-Commerce
2 11 (22.45%) MVC
3 9 (18.37%) TDD
4 8 (16.33%) Scrum
5 6 (12.24%) Web Development
5 6 (12.24%) Responsive Web Design
5 6 (12.24%) User Stories
6 5 (10.20%) DevOps
7 3 (6.12%) Data Analytics
7 3 (6.12%) Analytics
7 3 (6.12%) Refactoring
7 3 (6.12%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (6.12%) Time Management
7 3 (6.12%) Kanban
7 3 (6.12%) Test Automation
7 3 (6.12%) Pair Programming
7 3 (6.12%) Data Modelling
7 3 (6.12%) ETL
8 2 (4.08%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (36.73%) Java
2 15 (30.61%) JavaScript
3 12 (24.49%) SQL
4 9 (18.37%) T-SQL
5 7 (14.29%) C#
6 1 (2.04%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 3 (6.12%) ISEB
2 2 (4.08%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.04%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.08%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.04%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (2.04%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (14.29%) Adobe
2 5 (10.20%) Oracle
3 2 (4.08%) Twitter
3 2 (4.08%) Kony
4 1 (2.04%) Google
4 1 (2.04%) Appcelerator