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 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Agile Software Development
Rank 2 1 3
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +2
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 65 53 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 37.14% 33.13% 21.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 46.43% 35.10% 27.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 37 16
Median daily rate £425 £370 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.86% +0.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £438 £506
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
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
140 151 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 80.00% 94.38% 80.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 85 43
Median daily rate £425 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £310 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £438 £428
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 17
Median hourly rate - £27.50 £33.28
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -17.36%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.50 £32.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-6.15% +26.21%

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 24 August 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 24 August 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 57 (51.82%) SQL
2 48 (43.64%) Java
3 41 (37.27%) ETL
4 38 (34.55%) Finance
5 29 (26.36%) XML
6 28 (25.45%) J2EE
7 27 (24.55%) Kanban
8 26 (23.64%) Talend Open Studio
8 26 (23.64%) Waterfall
8 26 (23.64%) Talend
8 26 (23.64%) Spring
9 25 (22.73%) JDBC
10 24 (21.82%) Web Services
10 24 (21.82%) Software Engineering
10 24 (21.82%) System Integration Testing
10 24 (21.82%) Integration Testing
11 21 (19.09%) AOP
11 21 (19.09%) SOAP
11 21 (19.09%) WSDL
11 21 (19.09%) JAXB
11 21 (19.09%) User Acceptance Testing
11 21 (19.09%) JAX-WS
12 20 (18.18%) JSON
13 19 (17.27%) TDD
14 17 (15.45%) Data Analysis
15 16 (14.55%) SQL Server
15 16 (14.55%) RESTful
15 16 (14.55%) Tableau
16 15 (13.64%) Cucumber
16 15 (13.64%) 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 11 (10.00%) WebSphere
2 8 (7.27%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (2.73%) IBM HTTP Server
3 3 (2.73%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 2 (1.82%) JBoss
5 1 (0.91%) CICS
5 1 (0.91%) Confluence
5 1 (0.91%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (0.91%) Mingle
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.36%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.91%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.64%) Internet
2 3 (2.73%) HTTP
2 3 (2.73%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (14.55%) SQL Server
2 15 (13.64%) MongoDB
3 11 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (8.18%) Oracle Database
5 7 (6.36%) Data Mining
6 4 (3.64%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 3 (2.73%) MySQL
7 3 (2.73%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (1.82%) NoSQL
8 2 (1.82%) Redis
8 2 (1.82%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.91%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.91%) DB2
9 1 (0.91%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 26 (23.64%) Talend Open Studio
2 15 (13.64%) Cucumber
3 14 (12.73%) Selenium
4 13 (11.82%) JIRA
5 12 (10.91%) Jenkins
6 9 (8.18%) Subversion
7 8 (7.27%) JUnit
8 4 (3.64%) Git (software)
8 4 (3.64%) Maven
9 3 (2.73%) Checkstyle
9 3 (2.73%) FindBugs
9 3 (2.73%) Mockito
9 3 (2.73%) SonarQube
10 1 (0.91%) Ant
10 1 (0.91%) Gatling
10 1 (0.91%) Gradle
10 1 (0.91%) Grunt
10 1 (0.91%) Jasmine
10 1 (0.91%) PHPUnit
10 1 (0.91%) QUnit
General
1 38 (34.55%) Finance
2 10 (9.09%) Banking
3 3 (2.73%) Retail
4 2 (1.82%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.91%) Marketing
5 1 (0.91%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 44 (40.00%) Developer
2 22 (20.00%) Java Developer
3 18 (16.36%) Analyst
4 16 (14.55%) Senior Developer
5 15 (13.64%) Senior Java Developer
6 14 (12.73%) DBA
7 12 (10.91%) Business Analyst
8 11 (10.00%) Applications Developer
9 10 (9.09%) Java Applications Developer
9 10 (9.09%) Senior Applications Developer
9 10 (9.09%) Senior Java Applications Developer
9 10 (9.09%) SQL DBA
10 9 (8.18%) Architect
10 9 (8.18%) ETL Developer
10 9 (8.18%) SQL Server DBA
11 8 (7.27%) Java Architect
11 8 (7.27%) SQL Developer
11 8 (7.27%) Tester
12 7 (6.36%) Technical Architect
13 6 (5.45%) ETL Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (26.36%) XML
2 28 (25.45%) J2EE
3 26 (23.64%) Spring
4 25 (22.73%) JDBC
5 24 (21.82%) Web Services
6 21 (19.09%) JAXB
6 21 (19.09%) JAX-WS
6 21 (19.09%) SOAP
6 21 (19.09%) WSDL
7 20 (18.18%) JSON
8 16 (14.55%) RESTful
9 11 (10.00%) XSLT
10 8 (7.27%) Apache Camel
10 8 (7.27%) CSS
10 8 (7.27%) POJO
11 7 (6.36%) jQuery
12 6 (5.45%) Dropwizard
12 6 (5.45%) HTML
13 5 (4.55%) AngularJS
13 5 (4.55%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.45%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (5.45%) Data Integration
2 3 (2.73%) Data Structures
2 3 (2.73%) Digital Media
2 3 (2.73%) N-Tier
2 3 (2.73%) Online Banking
2 3 (2.73%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (0.91%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (0.91%) Mainframe
3 1 (0.91%) Mobile App
3 1 (0.91%) Replication
3 1 (0.91%) Smartphone
3 1 (0.91%) Telematics
3 1 (0.91%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 15 (13.64%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (37.27%) ETL
2 27 (24.55%) Kanban
3 26 (23.64%) Waterfall
4 24 (21.82%) Integration Testing
4 24 (21.82%) Software Engineering
4 24 (21.82%) System Integration Testing
5 21 (19.09%) AOP
5 21 (19.09%) User Acceptance Testing
6 19 (17.27%) TDD
7 17 (15.45%) Data Analysis
8 15 (13.64%) BDD
8 15 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
9 13 (11.82%) E-Commerce
10 11 (10.00%) Web Development
11 10 (9.09%) Scrum
12 9 (8.18%) User Stories
13 8 (7.27%) Extreme Programming
13 8 (7.27%) Stakeholder Management
14 7 (6.36%) Performance Tuning
15 6 (5.45%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 57 (51.82%) SQL
2 48 (43.64%) Java
3 13 (11.82%) JavaScript
4 11 (10.00%) PL/SQL
5 8 (7.27%) R
6 4 (3.64%) PHP
6 4 (3.64%) T-SQL
7 2 (1.82%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (6.36%) Degree
2 2 (1.82%) ISEB
3 1 (0.91%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.45%) QA
Vendors
1 26 (23.64%) Talend
2 16 (14.55%) Tableau
3 14 (12.73%) Oracle
4 12 (10.91%) IBM
4 12 (10.91%) Vertica
5 8 (7.27%) Microsoft
6 4 (3.64%) Ab Initio
6 4 (3.64%) Informatica
6 4 (3.64%) Perforce
7 1 (0.91%) hybris
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