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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Agile Software Development
Rank 3 1 2
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 70 55 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 37.43% 31.07% 22.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 47.62% 35.26% 26.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 36 16
Median daily rate £425 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.86% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £313 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £406 £506
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.59% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.92 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+7.30% +6.66%
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
147 156 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 78.61% 88.14% 84.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 80 46
Median daily rate £413 £370 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.48% +15.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £295 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £438 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 11 10
Median hourly rate £20.78 £34.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.76% -1.42%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +9.09%

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 47 (46.08%) Java
2 45 (44.12%) SQL
3 38 (37.25%) Finance
4 33 (32.35%) ETL
5 30 (29.41%) XML
6 29 (28.43%) J2EE
7 26 (25.49%) JDBC
7 26 (25.49%) Spring
8 25 (24.51%) Software Engineering
8 25 (24.51%) Integration Testing
8 25 (24.51%) Kanban
8 25 (24.51%) Waterfall
8 25 (24.51%) System Integration Testing
9 24 (23.53%) Talend
9 24 (23.53%) Talend Open Studio
10 23 (22.55%) Web Services
11 21 (20.59%) SOAP
11 21 (20.59%) WSDL
11 21 (20.59%) JAXB
11 21 (20.59%) TDD
11 21 (20.59%) User Acceptance Testing
11 21 (20.59%) JAX-WS
11 21 (20.59%) AOP
12 19 (18.63%) JSON
13 15 (14.71%) Oracle
13 15 (14.71%) JavaScript
13 15 (14.71%) Selenium
13 15 (14.71%) RESTful
14 14 (13.73%) Jenkins
14 14 (13.73%) BDD

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 12 (11.76%) WebSphere
2 8 (7.84%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (3.92%) IBM HTTP Server
3 4 (3.92%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 3 (2.94%) GeoServer
5 1 (0.98%) CICS
5 1 (0.98%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (1.96%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.90%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.98%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.88%) Internet
2 4 (3.92%) HTTP
3 3 (2.94%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (11.76%) MongoDB
1 12 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 9 (8.82%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (8.82%) Oracle Database
3 7 (6.86%) Data Mining
4 3 (2.94%) GIS
4 3 (2.94%) MySQL
4 3 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (2.94%) QGIS
4 3 (2.94%) Redis
4 3 (2.94%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (1.96%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (1.96%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.96%) Spatial Data
5 2 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.98%) DB2
6 1 (0.98%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 24 (23.53%) Talend Open Studio
2 15 (14.71%) Selenium
3 14 (13.73%) Jenkins
4 13 (12.75%) Cucumber
4 13 (12.75%) JIRA
5 9 (8.82%) JUnit
5 9 (8.82%) Subversion
6 4 (3.92%) Checkstyle
6 4 (3.92%) FindBugs
6 4 (3.92%) Maven
6 4 (3.92%) Mockito
6 4 (3.92%) SonarQube
7 3 (2.94%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.98%) Gatling
8 1 (0.98%) Grunt
8 1 (0.98%) Hudson
8 1 (0.98%) Jasmine
8 1 (0.98%) PHPUnit
8 1 (0.98%) QUnit
General
1 38 (37.25%) Finance
2 10 (9.80%) Banking
3 3 (2.94%) Local Government
4 2 (1.96%) Investment Banking
4 2 (1.96%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.96%) Marketing
4 2 (1.96%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (1.96%) Retail
5 1 (0.98%) Back Office
5 1 (0.98%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 44 (43.14%) Developer
2 24 (23.53%) Java Developer
3 18 (17.65%) Analyst
4 17 (16.67%) Senior Developer
5 15 (14.71%) Senior Java Developer
6 12 (11.76%) Applications Developer
6 12 (11.76%) Business Analyst
7 10 (9.80%) Java Applications Developer
7 10 (9.80%) Senior Applications Developer
7 10 (9.80%) Senior Java Applications Developer
8 8 (7.84%) Architect
8 8 (7.84%) DBA
8 8 (7.84%) ETL Developer
9 7 (6.86%) Java Architect
10 6 (5.88%) SQL DBA
10 6 (5.88%) Technical Architect
11 5 (4.90%) Digital Developer
11 5 (4.90%) SQL Server DBA
11 5 (4.90%) Test Analyst
11 5 (4.90%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (29.41%) XML
2 29 (28.43%) J2EE
3 26 (25.49%) JDBC
3 26 (25.49%) Spring
4 23 (22.55%) Web Services
5 21 (20.59%) JAXB
5 21 (20.59%) JAX-WS
5 21 (20.59%) SOAP
5 21 (20.59%) WSDL
6 19 (18.63%) JSON
7 15 (14.71%) RESTful
8 13 (12.75%) XSLT
9 10 (9.80%) jQuery
10 9 (8.82%) CSS
11 8 (7.84%) Apache Camel
11 8 (7.84%) POJO
12 7 (6.86%) HTML
13 6 (5.88%) Dropwizard
13 6 (5.88%) JSP
14 5 (4.90%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.86%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.88%) Mobile App
3 5 (4.90%) Data Integration
3 5 (4.90%) Data Structures
4 4 (3.92%) N-Tier
4 4 (3.92%) Online Banking
4 4 (3.92%) Performance Metrics
5 3 (2.94%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.98%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (0.98%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.98%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.98%) Telematics
6 1 (0.98%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (9.80%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (32.35%) ETL
2 25 (24.51%) Integration Testing
2 25 (24.51%) Kanban
2 25 (24.51%) Software Engineering
2 25 (24.51%) System Integration Testing
2 25 (24.51%) Waterfall
3 21 (20.59%) AOP
3 21 (20.59%) TDD
3 21 (20.59%) User Acceptance Testing
4 14 (13.73%) BDD
5 13 (12.75%) Continuous Integration
5 13 (12.75%) Data Analysis
5 13 (12.75%) E-Commerce
6 12 (11.76%) Web Development
7 9 (8.82%) User Stories
8 8 (7.84%) Extreme Programming
8 8 (7.84%) Scrum
8 8 (7.84%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (7.84%) UML
8 8 (7.84%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 47 (46.08%) Java
2 45 (44.12%) SQL
3 15 (14.71%) JavaScript
4 11 (10.78%) PL/SQL
5 6 (5.88%) R
6 4 (3.92%) C#
6 4 (3.92%) PHP
7 3 (2.94%) Python
8 2 (1.96%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (9.80%) Degree
2 2 (1.96%) ISEB
2 2 (1.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (0.98%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.88%) QA
Vendors
1 24 (23.53%) Talend
2 15 (14.71%) Oracle
3 14 (13.73%) Tableau
4 13 (12.75%) IBM
5 10 (9.80%) Vertica
6 7 (6.86%) Microsoft
7 4 (3.92%) Ab Initio
7 4 (3.92%) Informatica
7 4 (3.92%) Perforce
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