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 29 September 2016 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Agile Software Development
Rank 1 1 5
Rank change year-on-year
0 +4
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 61 61 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 40.94% 36.97% 17.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 48.41% 40.13% 23.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 47 9
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £474 £479 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.80 £40.38 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+5.99% +11.39%
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
126 152 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 84.56% 92.12% 76.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 107 35
Median daily rate £413 £413 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +26.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £325 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £525 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 20
Median hourly rate - £22.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -25.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.66 £34.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.95% +30.76%

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 29 September 2016.

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 September 2016, 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 58 (47.15%) SQL
2 49 (39.84%) Java
3 43 (34.96%) ETL
4 37 (30.08%) Finance
5 30 (24.39%) Kanban
6 29 (23.58%) XML
7 27 (21.95%) J2EE
7 27 (21.95%) Talend Open Studio
7 27 (21.95%) Talend
8 25 (20.33%) Waterfall
8 25 (20.33%) Web Services
8 25 (20.33%) Spring
9 22 (17.89%) JDBC
10 21 (17.07%) Software Engineering
10 21 (17.07%) JSON
10 21 (17.07%) User Acceptance Testing
10 21 (17.07%) Integration Testing
10 21 (17.07%) System Integration Testing
11 20 (16.26%) JAX-WS
11 20 (16.26%) AOP
11 20 (16.26%) SOAP
11 20 (16.26%) WSDL
11 20 (16.26%) JAXB
12 19 (15.45%) SQL Server
12 19 (15.45%) RESTful
13 18 (14.63%) Tableau
13 18 (14.63%) Linux
13 18 (14.63%) TDD
14 17 (13.82%) Data Analysis
15 16 (13.01%) Stakeholder Management

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 8 (6.50%) WebSphere
2 7 (5.69%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (2.44%) Confluence
3 3 (2.44%) JBoss
4 1 (0.81%) Apache
4 1 (0.81%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.81%) CICS
4 1 (0.81%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (0.81%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 1 (0.81%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (0.81%) Mingle
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.07%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.81%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.25%) Network Security
2 3 (2.44%) Internet
3 1 (0.81%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (15.45%) SQL Server
2 16 (13.01%) MongoDB
3 14 (11.38%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (6.50%) Data Mining
4 8 (6.50%) Oracle Database
5 5 (4.07%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 3 (2.44%) MySQL
6 3 (2.44%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.63%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.63%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.81%) Amazon Redshift
8 1 (0.81%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.81%) Big Data
8 1 (0.81%) DB2
8 1 (0.81%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.81%) Redis
8 1 (0.81%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 27 (21.95%) Talend Open Studio
2 13 (10.57%) Cucumber
2 13 (10.57%) Selenium
3 12 (9.76%) JIRA
4 9 (7.32%) Jenkins
5 8 (6.50%) Subversion
6 7 (5.69%) JUnit
7 5 (4.07%) Git (software)
8 2 (1.63%) Maven
9 1 (0.81%) Checkstyle
9 1 (0.81%) FindBugs
9 1 (0.81%) Gatling
9 1 (0.81%) Gradle
9 1 (0.81%) Grunt
9 1 (0.81%) Jasmine
9 1 (0.81%) Mockito
9 1 (0.81%) PHPUnit
9 1 (0.81%) QUnit
9 1 (0.81%) SonarQube
9 1 (0.81%) Visual Studio
General
1 37 (30.08%) Finance
2 9 (7.32%) Banking
3 4 (3.25%) Retail
4 2 (1.63%) Investment Banking
4 2 (1.63%) Marketing
4 2 (1.63%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.81%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 49 (39.84%) Developer
2 25 (20.33%) Analyst
3 24 (19.51%) Java Developer
4 19 (15.45%) Business Analyst
5 17 (13.82%) DBA
6 14 (11.38%) Senior Developer
7 13 (10.57%) Senior Java Developer
8 12 (9.76%) SQL DBA
9 11 (8.94%) Applications Developer
9 11 (8.94%) SQL Server DBA
10 10 (8.13%) Java Applications Developer
10 10 (8.13%) Senior Applications Developer
10 10 (8.13%) Senior Java Applications Developer
10 10 (8.13%) SQL Developer
11 9 (7.32%) Agile Business Analyst
11 9 (7.32%) ETL Developer
11 9 (7.32%) Tester
12 7 (5.69%) ETL Tester
12 7 (5.69%) SQL Server Developer
13 6 (4.88%) Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (23.58%) XML
2 27 (21.95%) J2EE
3 25 (20.33%) Spring
3 25 (20.33%) Web Services
4 22 (17.89%) JDBC
5 21 (17.07%) JSON
6 20 (16.26%) JAXB
6 20 (16.26%) JAX-WS
6 20 (16.26%) SOAP
6 20 (16.26%) WSDL
7 19 (15.45%) RESTful
8 8 (6.50%) CSS
8 8 (6.50%) HTML
8 8 (6.50%) XSLT
9 7 (5.69%) AngularJS
9 7 (5.69%) Apache Camel
9 7 (5.69%) POJO
10 6 (4.88%) jQuery
11 5 (4.07%) Middleware
12 4 (3.25%) Dropwizard
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.13%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (4.88%) Data Integration
3 5 (4.07%) Data Structures
4 4 (3.25%) Digital Media
4 4 (3.25%) User Experience
5 3 (2.44%) Performance Metrics
6 2 (1.63%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.81%) IBM Mainframe
7 1 (0.81%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.81%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.81%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.81%) Online Banking
7 1 (0.81%) Replication
7 1 (0.81%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 18 (14.63%) Linux
2 1 (0.81%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (34.96%) ETL
2 30 (24.39%) Kanban
3 25 (20.33%) Waterfall
4 21 (17.07%) Integration Testing
4 21 (17.07%) Software Engineering
4 21 (17.07%) System Integration Testing
4 21 (17.07%) User Acceptance Testing
5 20 (16.26%) AOP
6 18 (14.63%) TDD
7 17 (13.82%) Data Analysis
8 16 (13.01%) Scrum
8 16 (13.01%) Stakeholder Management
8 16 (13.01%) User Stories
9 15 (12.20%) BDD
10 14 (11.38%) Continuous Integration
10 14 (11.38%) E-Commerce
11 13 (10.57%) Web Development
12 10 (8.13%) UML
13 9 (7.32%) Performance Tuning
13 9 (7.32%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 58 (47.15%) SQL
2 49 (39.84%) Java
3 13 (10.57%) JavaScript
4 10 (8.13%) PL/SQL
5 9 (7.32%) R
6 5 (4.07%) PHP
7 4 (3.25%) T-SQL
8 2 (1.63%) C#
9 1 (0.81%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 7 (5.69%) Degree
2 2 (1.63%) ISEB
3 1 (0.81%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.94%) QA
Vendors
1 27 (21.95%) Talend
2 18 (14.63%) Tableau
3 13 (10.57%) Vertica
4 12 (9.76%) Oracle
5 10 (8.13%) Microsoft
6 9 (7.32%) IBM
7 5 (4.07%) Atlassian
8 4 (3.25%) Ab Initio
8 4 (3.25%) Informatica
9 2 (1.63%) hybris
9 2 (1.63%) Perforce
10 1 (0.81%) SAP
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