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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 5 21 23
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +2
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 22 10 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 15.60% 5.81% 1.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 20.95% 7.69% 1.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 2
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £307 £375 £366
10% offered a daily rate of more than £516 £875 £374
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 £57.50 £40.50 £37.25
% change year-on-year
+41.97% +8.73%
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
105 130 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 74.47% 75.58% 70.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 42 38
Average daily rate £325 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £225 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £495 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 14 6
Average hourly rate £33.28 £39.29 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.29% +4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.81 £30.28 £26.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.00 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -3.22%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 17 (44.74%) HTML
1 17 (44.74%) CSS
2 16 (42.11%) JavaScript
2 16 (42.11%) TDD
3 13 (34.21%) Java
4 12 (31.58%) .NET
4 12 (31.58%) HTML5
5 11 (28.95%) Web Development
5 11 (28.95%) MVC
5 11 (28.95%) Scrum
6 10 (26.32%) Pair Programming
6 10 (26.32%) SQL
6 10 (26.32%) OO
6 10 (26.32%) User Stories
7 9 (23.68%) CSS3
7 9 (23.68%) C#
8 7 (18.42%) JSON
8 7 (18.42%) RESTful
9 6 (15.79%) NoSQL
9 6 (15.79%) Jenkins
9 6 (15.79%) Ajax
9 6 (15.79%) T-SQL
9 6 (15.79%) Linux
10 5 (13.16%) E-Commerce
10 5 (13.16%) Adobe
10 5 (13.16%) Visual Studio
10 5 (13.16%) Maven
10 5 (13.16%) NHibernate
10 5 (13.16%) InterSystems Cache
10 5 (13.16%) AngularJS

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 5 (13.16%) Adobe CQ
2 4 (10.53%) Apache Solr
2 4 (10.53%) Elasticsearch
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.63%) SMTP
1 1 (2.63%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.79%) NoSQL
2 5 (13.16%) InterSystems Cache
3 4 (10.53%) Redis
4 3 (7.89%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.63%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.63%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.63%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (15.79%) Jenkins
2 5 (13.16%) Visual Studio
2 5 (13.16%) Maven
3 1 (2.63%) JUnit
3 1 (2.63%) Eclipse
3 1 (2.63%) Subversion
3 1 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (13.16%) Marketing
2 2 (5.26%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.63%) Finance
3 1 (2.63%) Banking
3 1 (2.63%) Retail
3 1 (2.63%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (52.63%) Developer
2 8 (21.05%) Web Developer
3 7 (18.42%) Java Developer
3 7 (18.42%) .NET Developer
4 6 (15.79%) Analyst
4 6 (15.79%) Architect
4 6 (15.79%) Project Manager
5 4 (10.53%) Front-End Developer
5 4 (10.53%) Business Analyst
6 3 (7.89%) .NET Web Developer
6 3 (7.89%) Front-End Web Developer
6 3 (7.89%) Agile Project Manager
7 2 (5.26%) Test Analyst
8 1 (2.63%) C# Developer
8 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (2.63%) Solutions Architect
8 1 (2.63%) Senior Developer
8 1 (2.63%) Lead Developer
8 1 (2.63%) Senior Java Developer
8 1 (2.63%) Web Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (44.74%) HTML
1 17 (44.74%) CSS
2 12 (31.58%) .NET
2 12 (31.58%) HTML5
3 9 (23.68%) CSS3
4 7 (18.42%) JSON
4 7 (18.42%) RESTful
5 6 (15.79%) Ajax
6 5 (13.16%) NHibernate
6 5 (13.16%) AngularJS
6 5 (13.16%) LINQ
7 4 (10.53%) OSGi
7 4 (10.53%) REST
7 4 (10.53%) Kafka
7 4 (10.53%) Akka
7 4 (10.53%) Play Framework
7 4 (10.53%) ASP.NET
8 3 (7.89%) Sass
8 3 (7.89%) LESS
8 3 (7.89%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.89%) Mobile App
1 3 (7.89%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 6 (15.79%) Linux
2 1 (2.63%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (42.11%) TDD
2 11 (28.95%) Web Development
2 11 (28.95%) MVC
2 11 (28.95%) Scrum
3 10 (26.32%) Pair Programming
3 10 (26.32%) OO
3 10 (26.32%) User Stories
4 5 (13.16%) E-Commerce
4 5 (13.16%) DevOps
4 5 (13.16%) Refactoring
4 5 (13.16%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (7.89%) Requirements Management
6 3 (7.89%) Responsive Web Design
6 3 (7.89%) Time Management
7 2 (5.26%) Integration Testing
7 2 (5.26%) V-Model
7 2 (5.26%) Test Automation
7 2 (5.26%) Data Analytics
7 2 (5.26%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 16 (42.11%) JavaScript
2 13 (34.21%) Java
3 10 (26.32%) SQL
4 9 (23.68%) C#
5 6 (15.79%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (5.26%) ISTQB
1 2 (5.26%) ISEB
2 1 (2.63%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.89%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (13.16%) Adobe
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