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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 2 2 17
Rank change year-on-year
0 +15
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 60 56 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 24.49% 21.88% 5.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 28.85% 25.57% 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 23 6
Average daily rate
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£400 £350 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -8.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £300 £331
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £398 £421
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £36.50 £37.20
% change year-on-year
-4.10% -1.88%
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
208 219 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 84.90% 85.55% 74.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 70 28
Average daily rate £401 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.42% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £222 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £456
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £361
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 32 14
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.25 £21.04 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.25 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £29.75 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+5.68% -7.03%

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 21 April 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 21 April 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 27 (35.06%) Java
2 25 (32.47%) E-Commerce
3 23 (29.87%) CSS
4 20 (25.97%) HTML
5 19 (24.68%) Mobile App
6 17 (22.08%) JavaScript
6 17 (22.08%) Web Services
6 17 (22.08%) Finance
7 16 (20.78%) Spring
8 15 (19.48%) SQL
9 13 (16.88%) CSS3
10 12 (15.58%) Analytical Skills
10 12 (15.58%) Android
10 12 (15.58%) Data Warehouse
10 12 (15.58%) ETL
11 11 (14.29%) SOAP
11 11 (14.29%) Talend Open Studio
11 11 (14.29%) Apple iOS
11 11 (14.29%) Talend
12 10 (12.99%) Cucumber
12 10 (12.99%) JSON
12 10 (12.99%) Oracle
12 10 (12.99%) XML
13 9 (11.69%) J2EE
13 9 (11.69%) Open Source
13 9 (11.69%) HTML5
13 9 (11.69%) AngularJS
14 8 (10.39%) Android Development
14 8 (10.39%) Web Development
14 8 (10.39%) Selenium

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 (6.49%) WebSphere
2 4 (5.19%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (3.90%) JBoss
4 2 (2.60%) SAS
4 2 (2.60%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 2 (2.60%) IBM HTTP Server
5 1 (1.30%) iPlanet
5 1 (1.30%) LiveLink
5 1 (1.30%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.30%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.30%) Mule
5 1 (1.30%) Node.js
5 1 (1.30%) Adobe CQ
5 1 (1.30%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (2.60%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.30%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (5.19%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.60%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.49%) HTTP
2 3 (3.90%) Internet
3 1 (1.30%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (15.58%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (6.49%) MongoDB
3 4 (5.19%) Relational Database
3 4 (5.19%) SQL Server
4 3 (3.90%) RDBMS
4 3 (3.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (3.90%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.60%) Informix
5 2 (2.60%) MySQL
5 2 (2.60%) MS Access
6 1 (1.30%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.30%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.30%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.30%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 11 (14.29%) Talend Open Studio
2 10 (12.99%) Cucumber
3 8 (10.39%) Selenium
4 6 (7.79%) Git (software)
4 6 (7.79%) Maven
5 5 (6.49%) Ant
5 5 (6.49%) Gradle
6 3 (3.90%) Jenkins
6 3 (3.90%) JUnit
6 3 (3.90%) JIRA
7 2 (2.60%) Subversion
7 2 (2.60%) Mockito
7 2 (2.60%) Introscope
7 2 (2.60%) Appium
7 2 (2.60%) SonarQube
8 1 (1.30%) CruiseControl
8 1 (1.30%) Cactus
8 1 (1.30%) Visual Studio
8 1 (1.30%) Eclipse
8 1 (1.30%) Hudson
General
1 17 (22.08%) Finance
2 7 (9.09%) Local Government
3 6 (7.79%) Banking
4 2 (2.60%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.30%) Back Office
5 1 (1.30%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 48 (62.34%) Developer
2 14 (18.18%) Java Developer
3 11 (14.29%) Architect
4 7 (9.09%) ETL Developer
4 7 (9.09%) Android Developer
4 7 (9.09%) iOS Developer
5 6 (7.79%) Analyst
6 4 (5.19%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (5.19%) Lead Developer
6 4 (5.19%) Technical Leader
6 4 (5.19%) Applications Architect
7 3 (3.90%) Mobile Tester
7 3 (3.90%) Applications Tester
7 3 (3.90%) Team Leader
7 3 (3.90%) Web Developer
7 3 (3.90%) Test Analyst
7 3 (3.90%) Business Analyst
7 3 (3.90%) Tester
8 2 (2.60%) Data Architect
8 2 (2.60%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (29.87%) CSS
2 20 (25.97%) HTML
3 17 (22.08%) Web Services
4 16 (20.78%) Spring
5 13 (16.88%) CSS3
6 11 (14.29%) SOAP
7 10 (12.99%) XML
7 10 (12.99%) JSON
8 9 (11.69%) HTML5
8 9 (11.69%) J2EE
8 9 (11.69%) AngularJS
9 7 (9.09%) OAuth
9 7 (9.09%) SAML
10 5 (6.49%) RESTful
10 5 (6.49%) WSDL
11 4 (5.19%) JAX-RPC
11 4 (5.19%) XSLT
11 4 (5.19%) Servlets
11 4 (5.19%) jQuery
11 4 (5.19%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 19 (24.68%) Mobile App
2 12 (15.58%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (11.69%) Open Source
4 2 (2.60%) Online Banking
4 2 (2.60%) N-Tier
4 2 (2.60%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.30%) Replication
5 1 (1.30%) Cryptography
5 1 (1.30%) Web 2.0
5 1 (1.30%) PDA
5 1 (1.30%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 12 (15.58%) Android
2 11 (14.29%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.60%) Linux
4 1 (1.30%) UNIX
4 1 (1.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (32.47%) E-Commerce
2 12 (15.58%) ETL
3 8 (10.39%) OO
3 8 (10.39%) SOA
3 8 (10.39%) TDD
3 8 (10.39%) TOGAF
3 8 (10.39%) Web Development
3 8 (10.39%) Android Development
4 7 (9.09%) iOS Development
4 7 (9.09%) Responsive Web Design
4 7 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (7.79%) Automation Testing
6 5 (6.49%) Dependency Injection
6 5 (6.49%) Configuration Management
6 5 (6.49%) MVC
6 5 (6.49%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (6.49%) Software Engineering
7 3 (3.90%) Automated Testing
7 3 (3.90%) Scrum
7 3 (3.90%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 27 (35.06%) Java
2 17 (22.08%) JavaScript
3 15 (19.48%) SQL
4 3 (3.90%) PL/SQL
4 3 (3.90%) C#
5 2 (2.60%) VBScript
5 2 (2.60%) VB
5 2 (2.60%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.30%) Objective-C
6 1 (1.30%) Ruby
6 1 (1.30%) XPath
6 1 (1.30%) C++
6 1 (1.30%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (5.19%) Degree
2 1 (1.30%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.90%) QA
System Software
1 7 (9.09%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.30%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (1.30%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (14.29%) Talend
2 10 (12.99%) Oracle
3 8 (10.39%) Microsoft
4 7 (9.09%) Citrix
5 3 (3.90%) Perforce
5 3 (3.90%) Ab Initio
5 3 (3.90%) IBM
5 3 (3.90%) Tableau
6 2 (2.60%) Compuware
6 2 (2.60%) HP
6 2 (2.60%) Informatica
7 1 (1.30%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.30%) Sitecore
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