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 1 October 2014 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 8 12 14
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +2
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 20 11 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 17.24% 10.89% 8.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 25.00% 16.67% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 2
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£350 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £288 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £413 £348
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £41.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-7.18% +11.33%
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
80 66 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 68.97% 65.35% 61.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 30 40
Average daily rate £308 £290 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.03% -17.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £113 £260 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Average hourly rate - £13.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -18.18%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.83 £30.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-10.56% +5.26%

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 1 October 2014.

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 1 October 2014. 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
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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 +4 20 £350 - 7
Agile Software Development
Northern Ireland

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in County Antrim

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 23 (58.97%) HTML
1 23 (58.97%) CSS
2 21 (53.85%) JavaScript
3 19 (48.72%) Java
3 19 (48.72%) MVC
4 18 (46.15%) Eclipse
5 17 (43.59%) Mac OS X
5 17 (43.59%) RAD
5 17 (43.59%) Java EE
5 17 (43.59%) Dojo
5 17 (43.59%) Apple iOS
5 17 (43.59%) Web Application Development
6 8 (20.51%) Subversion
7 7 (17.95%) Perl
8 6 (15.38%) SQL Server
8 6 (15.38%) jQuery
9 5 (12.82%) Python
9 5 (12.82%) Linux
10 4 (10.26%) C++
10 4 (10.26%) ClearCase
10 4 (10.26%) Ant
10 4 (10.26%) VBScript
10 4 (10.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 4 (10.26%) Alfresco
10 4 (10.26%) JRuby
10 4 (10.26%) Ruby
10 4 (10.26%) Ruby on Rails
10 4 (10.26%) Maven
10 4 (10.26%) Perforce
10 4 (10.26%) CruiseControl

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

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (10.26%) Alfresco
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.69%) Multicast
1 3 (7.69%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.26%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 18 (46.15%) Eclipse
2 8 (20.51%) Subversion
3 4 (10.26%) ClearCase
3 4 (10.26%) Ant
3 4 (10.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 4 (10.26%) Maven
3 4 (10.26%) CruiseControl
3 4 (10.26%) RubyMine
3 4 (10.26%) MSBuild
3 4 (10.26%) Build Forge
3 4 (10.26%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.56%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (5.13%) Banking
1 2 (5.13%) Investment Banking
2 1 (2.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 29 (74.36%) Developer
2 17 (43.59%) JavaScript Developer
3 4 (10.26%) Business Analyst
3 4 (10.26%) Analyst
3 4 (10.26%) Release Engineer
3 4 (10.26%) Build and Release Engineer
4 3 (7.69%) Agile Coach
4 3 (7.69%) Agile Business Analyst
4 3 (7.69%) Ruby on Rails Developer
5 2 (5.13%) C++ Developer
6 1 (2.56%) Python Developer
6 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Developer
6 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (2.56%) Java Developer
6 1 (2.56%) .NET Developer
6 1 (2.56%) Android Developer
6 1 (2.56%) Software Developer
6 1 (2.56%) Web Developer
6 1 (2.56%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (58.97%) HTML
1 23 (58.97%) CSS
2 17 (43.59%) Java EE
2 17 (43.59%) Dojo
3 6 (15.38%) jQuery
4 4 (10.26%) JRuby
4 4 (10.26%) Ruby on Rails
4 4 (10.26%) Sass
4 4 (10.26%) HTML5
4 4 (10.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (5.13%) .NET
5 2 (5.13%) ASP.NET
5 2 (5.13%) WCF
5 2 (5.13%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (2.56%) PrimeFaces
6 1 (2.56%) Android SDK
6 1 (2.56%) ICEfaces
6 1 (2.56%) JSF
6 1 (2.56%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.56%) Algorithms
1 1 (2.56%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 17 (43.59%) Mac OS X
1 17 (43.59%) Apple iOS
2 5 (12.82%) Linux
3 3 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.56%) Android
4 1 (2.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (48.72%) MVC
2 17 (43.59%) RAD
2 17 (43.59%) Web Application Development
3 4 (10.26%) Low Latency
3 4 (10.26%) Active Record
4 3 (7.69%) Business Analysis
4 3 (7.69%) Process Improvement
4 3 (7.69%) Configuration Management
5 2 (5.13%) User Stories
6 1 (2.56%) Analytics
6 1 (2.56%) Android Development
6 1 (2.56%) TDD
6 1 (2.56%) Algorithmic Trading
6 1 (2.56%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (2.56%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (2.56%) Electronic Trading
6 1 (2.56%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 21 (53.85%) JavaScript
2 19 (48.72%) Java
3 7 (17.95%) Perl
4 5 (12.82%) Python
5 4 (10.26%) C++
5 4 (10.26%) VBScript
5 4 (10.26%) Ruby
6 3 (7.69%) Shell Script
7 2 (5.13%) C#
8 1 (2.56%) Bash Shell
8 1 (2.56%) C
8 1 (2.56%) MATLAB
Vendors
1 4 (10.26%) Perforce
1 4 (10.26%) AccuRev
2 3 (7.69%) Red Hat
3 2 (5.13%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.56%) Reuters
4 1 (2.56%) Bloomberg