The table below looks at the statistics for Agile Software Development skills in IT contracts advertised for the County Antrim 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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Agile Software Development
Rank 13 22 11
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -11
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 10 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 11.36% 2.27% 6.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.70% 2.86% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 1
Average daily rate £275 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% -13.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £398 £364
% change year-on-year
+0.51% +9.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.50 £36.40 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+22.25% -0.27%
Agile Software Development
Northern Ireland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the County Antrim region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
County Antrim
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
73 70 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 82.95% 79.55% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 36 14
Average daily rate £325 £150 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+116.66% -50.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £88 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £350 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Agile Software Development
Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Agile Software Development across the County Antrim region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Agile Software Development Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

Agile Software Development
Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Agile Software Development across the County Antrim region.

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

Agile Software Development
Daily Rate Histogram in County Antrim

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Agile Software Development across the County Antrim region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Histogram in County Antrim

Agile Software Development
Contract Job Locations in County Antrim

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Software Development within the County Antrim region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Belfast +8 10 £275 -15.38% 4
Agile Software Development
Northern Ireland

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in County Antrim

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the County Antrim 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 10 (71.43%) Java
1 10 (71.43%) SQL
2 9 (64.29%) Finance
3 8 (57.14%) Manual Testing
3 8 (57.14%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (57.14%) Defect Management
4 7 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 7 (50.00%) Data Validation
4 7 (50.00%) Validation
4 7 (50.00%) Banking
4 7 (50.00%) VBScript
4 7 (50.00%) C#
5 4 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (21.43%) Multithreading
6 3 (21.43%) NoSQL
6 3 (21.43%) Low Latency
6 3 (21.43%) NewSQL
6 3 (21.43%) DevOps
6 3 (21.43%) QA
6 3 (21.43%) C++
6 3 (21.43%) Linux
6 3 (21.43%) OO
6 3 (21.43%) OOD
6 3 (21.43%) STL
7 2 (14.29%) Project Management
7 2 (14.29%) InterSystems Cache
7 2 (14.29%) Coaching
7 2 (14.29%) Trend Analysis
7 2 (14.29%) Test Strategy
7 2 (14.29%) Functional Testing

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in County Antrim by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the County Antrim 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) NewSQL
1 3 (21.43%) NoSQL
2 2 (14.29%) InterSystems Cache
3 1 (7.14%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
1 1 (7.14%) Jenkins
General
1 9 (64.29%) Finance
2 7 (50.00%) Banking
3 1 (7.14%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Analyst
2 6 (42.86%) Developer
2 6 (42.86%) Test Analyst
3 5 (35.71%) Manual Test Analyst
4 3 (21.43%) C++ Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Analyst Developer
5 1 (7.14%) C# Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Digital Project Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Financial Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Java Developer
5 1 (7.14%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Project Manager
5 1 (7.14%) SQL Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Test Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Testing Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) STL
2 1 (7.14%) CSS
2 1 (7.14%) CSS3
2 1 (7.14%) HTML
2 1 (7.14%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 8 (57.14%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) DTV
2 1 (7.14%) Interactive TV
2 1 (7.14%) STB
2 1 (7.14%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Defect Management
1 8 (57.14%) Manual Testing
2 7 (50.00%) Data Validation
2 7 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 7 (50.00%) Validation
3 4 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (21.43%) DevOps
4 3 (21.43%) Low Latency
4 3 (21.43%) Multithreading
4 3 (21.43%) OO
4 3 (21.43%) OOD
5 2 (14.29%) Coaching
5 2 (14.29%) Functional Testing
5 2 (14.29%) Project Management
5 2 (14.29%) Test Strategy
5 2 (14.29%) Trend Analysis
6 1 (7.14%) Black-Box Testing
6 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
6 1 (7.14%) SDLC
6 1 (7.14%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (71.43%) Java
1 10 (71.43%) SQL
2 7 (50.00%) C#
2 7 (50.00%) VBScript
3 3 (21.43%) C++
4 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) QA
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