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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Agile Software Development over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Agile Software Development
Cheshire / Chester
Rank 3 11 6
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -5
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 23 12 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 23.71% 11.43% 14.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 33.33% 13.19% 16.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 9 13
Median daily rate £415 £405 £376
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.46% +7.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £376 £365 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £45.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-8.88% +21.62%

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
69 91 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 71.13% 86.67% 86.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 69 50
Median daily rate £403 £400 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% -0.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £305 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £480 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 11 14
Median hourly rate £23.75 £25.00 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -13.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £22.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.56 £35.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

Agile Software Development
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Chester region citing Agile Software Development as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 19 January 2017.

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 19 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Agile Software Development also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Chester region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 29 (41.43%) Java
2 26 (37.14%) SQL
3 21 (30.00%) Scrum
4 19 (27.14%) ETL
5 15 (21.43%) SQL Server
5 15 (21.43%) OO
6 14 (20.00%) TDD
7 13 (18.57%) Stakeholder Management
8 12 (17.14%) Finance
8 12 (17.14%) E-Commerce
9 11 (15.71%) Business Intelligence
9 11 (15.71%) Continuous Integration
9 11 (15.71%) RESTful
9 11 (15.71%) MongoDB
10 10 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
10 10 (14.29%) Web Services
10 10 (14.29%) JavaScript
11 9 (12.86%) XML
11 9 (12.86%) Linux
11 9 (12.86%) Data Analysis
11 9 (12.86%) QA
11 9 (12.86%) User Stories
12 8 (11.43%) DevOps
12 8 (11.43%) Tableau
12 8 (11.43%) Time Management
12 8 (11.43%) Kanban
13 7 (10.00%) JSON
13 7 (10.00%) Spring
13 7 (10.00%) C#
13 7 (10.00%) J2EE

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (5.71%) JBoss
2 3 (4.29%) Confluence
2 3 (4.29%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.86%) GlassFish
3 2 (2.86%) WebLogic
3 2 (2.86%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.43%) Apache
4 1 (1.43%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 1 (1.43%) Mingle
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.57%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.43%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.86%) Network Security
2 1 (1.43%) Internet
2 1 (1.43%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 11 (15.71%) MongoDB
3 7 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (7.14%) Data Mining
5 4 (5.71%) NoSQL
5 4 (5.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (4.29%) Big Data
6 3 (4.29%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 2 (2.86%) MySQL
8 1 (1.43%) Amazon Redshift
8 1 (1.43%) Hadoop
8 1 (1.43%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (1.43%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (1.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (7.14%) Cucumber
1 5 (7.14%) Selenium
1 5 (7.14%) Talend Open Studio
2 3 (4.29%) Git (software)
2 3 (4.29%) JIRA
3 1 (1.43%) Ant
3 1 (1.43%) Gradle
3 1 (1.43%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.43%) Maven
3 1 (1.43%) Protractor
3 1 (1.43%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.43%) WebDriver
General
1 12 (17.14%) Finance
2 5 (7.14%) Back Office
2 5 (7.14%) Banking
3 2 (2.86%) Retail
4 1 (1.43%) Marketing
4 1 (1.43%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 29 (41.43%) Developer
2 13 (18.57%) DBA
2 13 (18.57%) Java Developer
3 10 (14.29%) Analyst
3 10 (14.29%) Business Analyst
3 10 (14.29%) SQL DBA
4 9 (12.86%) SQL Developer
4 9 (12.86%) SQL Server DBA
5 7 (10.00%) SQL Server Developer
6 6 (8.57%) Agile Business Analyst
6 6 (8.57%) Tester
7 5 (7.14%) Agile Developer
7 5 (7.14%) Digital Analyst
7 5 (7.14%) Digital Business Analyst
8 4 (5.71%) ETL Tester
9 3 (4.29%) Agile Java Developer
9 3 (4.29%) E-Commerce Analyst
9 3 (4.29%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
9 3 (4.29%) Software Engineer
9 3 (4.29%) Tableau Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (15.71%) RESTful
2 10 (14.29%) Web Services
3 9 (12.86%) XML
4 7 (10.00%) J2EE
4 7 (10.00%) JSON
4 7 (10.00%) Spring
5 5 (7.14%) AngularJS
5 5 (7.14%) HTML
6 4 (5.71%) CSS
6 4 (5.71%) Node.js
7 3 (4.29%) .NET
7 3 (4.29%) jQuery
8 2 (2.86%) Apache Camel
8 2 (2.86%) CSS3
8 2 (2.86%) HTML5
8 2 (2.86%) JSTL
8 2 (2.86%) Middleware
8 2 (2.86%) REST
8 2 (2.86%) SOAP
8 2 (2.86%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.71%) Derivative
2 4 (5.71%) OTC Derivatives
2 4 (5.71%) Visualisation
3 3 (4.29%) Mathematics
3 3 (4.29%) Mobile App
3 3 (4.29%) User Experience
4 2 (2.86%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.86%) Data Structures
4 2 (2.86%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.43%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.43%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 9 (12.86%) Linux
2 3 (4.29%) Android
3 1 (1.43%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (30.00%) Scrum
2 19 (27.14%) ETL
3 15 (21.43%) OO
4 14 (20.00%) TDD
5 13 (18.57%) Stakeholder Management
6 12 (17.14%) E-Commerce
7 11 (15.71%) Business Intelligence
7 11 (15.71%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
9 9 (12.86%) Data Analysis
9 9 (12.86%) User Stories
10 8 (11.43%) DevOps
10 8 (11.43%) Kanban
10 8 (11.43%) Time Management
11 6 (8.57%) UML
12 5 (7.14%) OOP
12 5 (7.14%) Pair Programming
12 5 (7.14%) Unit Testing
13 4 (5.71%) Migration
13 4 (5.71%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (41.43%) Java
2 26 (37.14%) SQL
3 10 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 7 (10.00%) C#
5 5 (7.14%) Python
6 4 (5.71%) T-SQL
7 3 (4.29%) R
8 2 (2.86%) Groovy
8 2 (2.86%) PHP
9 1 (1.43%) C++
9 1 (1.43%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (5.71%) Degree
2 1 (1.43%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.43%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (12.86%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (11.43%) Tableau
2 6 (8.57%) Microsoft
3 5 (7.14%) Atlassian
3 5 (7.14%) Talend
4 4 (5.71%) hybris
5 3 (4.29%) Vertica
6 1 (1.43%) Ab Initio
6 1 (1.43%) Cloudera
6 1 (1.43%) Informatica
6 1 (1.43%) Oracle
6 1 (1.43%) Perforce
6 1 (1.43%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.43%) SAP
6 1 (1.43%) Workday
6 1 (1.43%) Xamarin
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