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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 6 2 21
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +19
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 23 58 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 14.38% 28.29% 4.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 17.83% 32.40% 5.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 21 3
Average daily rate
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£376 £350 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.28% +22.80%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £360 £352
% change year-on-year
+7.63% +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £37.40
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +0.26%
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
129 179 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 80.63% 87.32% 69.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 60 30
Average daily rate £400 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £222 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £425 £386
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 31 21
Average hourly rate £45.00 £36.07 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.77% +0.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £20.60 £23.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.50 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 20 (51.28%) HTML
2 19 (48.72%) CSS
3 17 (43.59%) JavaScript
4 16 (41.03%) Java
5 13 (33.33%) Finance
6 12 (30.77%) SQL
6 12 (30.77%) CSS3
7 11 (28.21%) .NET
8 10 (25.64%) Web Services
8 10 (25.64%) XML
9 9 (23.08%) MVC
9 9 (23.08%) TDD
9 9 (23.08%) Spring
9 9 (23.08%) JSON
9 9 (23.08%) E-Commerce
10 8 (20.51%) C#
10 8 (20.51%) HTML5
11 7 (17.95%) Oracle
11 7 (17.95%) J2EE
11 7 (17.95%) SOAP
12 6 (15.38%) ETL
12 6 (15.38%) Banking
12 6 (15.38%) Scrum
13 5 (12.82%) NHibernate
13 5 (12.82%) .NET Framework
13 5 (12.82%) Continuous Integration
13 5 (12.82%) HTTP
13 5 (12.82%) Data Warehouse
13 5 (12.82%) SQL Server
13 5 (12.82%) Visual Studio

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 2 (5.13%) IBM HTTP Server
1 2 (5.13%) WebSphere
1 2 (5.13%) SAS
1 2 (5.13%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 1 (2.56%) LiveLink
2 1 (2.56%) Umbraco
2 1 (2.56%) Node.js
2 1 (2.56%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 2 (5.13%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.56%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.82%) HTTP
2 2 (5.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.82%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (12.82%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.26%) Relational Database
3 3 (7.69%) RDBMS
3 3 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (5.13%) SQLite
4 2 (5.13%) Informix
4 2 (5.13%) MS Access
5 1 (2.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (12.82%) Visual Studio
2 4 (10.26%) Talend Open Studio
3 3 (7.69%) Cucumber
4 2 (5.13%) Introscope
4 2 (5.13%) JIRA
4 2 (5.13%) JUnit
4 2 (5.13%) Selenium
4 2 (5.13%) Jenkins
4 2 (5.13%) Mockito
5 1 (2.56%) T4 Templates
5 1 (2.56%) ReSharper
5 1 (2.56%) Xcode
5 1 (2.56%) Eclipse
5 1 (2.56%) SoapUI
5 1 (2.56%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 1 (2.56%) MSBuild
5 1 (2.56%) TeamCity
5 1 (2.56%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.56%) FxCop
General
1 13 (33.33%) Finance
2 6 (15.38%) Banking
3 2 (5.13%) Local Government
3 2 (5.13%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 28 (71.79%) Developer
2 10 (25.64%) Java Developer
3 5 (12.82%) Architect
4 4 (10.26%) .NET Developer
4 4 (10.26%) Web Developer
5 3 (7.69%) JavaScript Developer
5 3 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (5.13%) Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Data Architect
6 2 (5.13%) ETL Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Front-End Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Android Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Senior Data Architect
6 2 (5.13%) Senior Architect
7 1 (2.56%) Senior ETL Developer
7 1 (2.56%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (2.56%) iOS Developer
7 1 (2.56%) Talend Developer
7 1 (2.56%) Front-End Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (51.28%) HTML
2 19 (48.72%) CSS
3 12 (30.77%) CSS3
4 11 (28.21%) .NET
5 10 (25.64%) Web Services
5 10 (25.64%) XML
6 9 (23.08%) Spring
6 9 (23.08%) JSON
7 8 (20.51%) HTML5
8 7 (17.95%) J2EE
8 7 (17.95%) SOAP
9 5 (12.82%) NHibernate
9 5 (12.82%) .NET Framework
10 4 (10.26%) jQuery
11 3 (7.69%) WCF
11 3 (7.69%) LINQ
11 3 (7.69%) ASP.NET
11 3 (7.69%) RESTful
11 3 (7.69%) Ajax
11 3 (7.69%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.82%) Mobile App
1 5 (12.82%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.26%) Open Source
3 2 (5.13%) Online Banking
3 2 (5.13%) Data Structures
3 2 (5.13%) Algorithms
3 2 (5.13%) N-Tier
3 2 (5.13%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.56%) PDA
4 1 (2.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.69%) Android
1 3 (7.69%) Apple iOS
2 2 (5.13%) Windows Phone
2 2 (5.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (23.08%) E-Commerce
1 9 (23.08%) MVC
1 9 (23.08%) TDD
2 6 (15.38%) Scrum
2 6 (15.38%) ETL
3 5 (12.82%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (10.26%) Web Development
4 4 (10.26%) Responsive Web Design
5 3 (7.69%) Web Application Development
5 3 (7.69%) Test Automation
5 3 (7.69%) Refactoring
5 3 (7.69%) Kanban
5 3 (7.69%) SOA
5 3 (7.69%) Web Design
5 3 (7.69%) Pair Programming
5 3 (7.69%) TOGAF
5 3 (7.69%) Analytics
5 3 (7.69%) User Stories
6 2 (5.13%) Metadata Management
6 2 (5.13%) Master Data Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (43.59%) JavaScript
2 16 (41.03%) Java
3 12 (30.77%) SQL
4 8 (20.51%) C#
5 4 (10.26%) T-SQL
6 2 (5.13%) VBScript
6 2 (5.13%) VB
7 1 (2.56%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 2 (5.13%) Degree
2 1 (2.56%) VCP4
2 1 (2.56%) ISEB
System Software
1 2 (5.13%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (17.95%) Oracle
2 4 (10.26%) Talend
3 3 (7.69%) Microsoft
3 3 (7.69%) Ab Initio
4 2 (5.13%) Compuware
4 2 (5.13%) HP
4 2 (5.13%) Citrix
4 2 (5.13%) Informatica
4 2 (5.13%) Perforce
4 2 (5.13%) Kony
4 2 (5.13%) IBM
5 1 (2.56%) Google
5 1 (2.56%) Sitecore
5 1 (2.56%) Tableau
5 1 (2.56%) Appcelerator
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