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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Agile Software Development over the 3 months to 3 May 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Agile Software Development
Rank 8 18 2
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -16
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 9 4 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 9.89% 3.92% 28.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.84% 5.19% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 6
Median daily rate £338 £301 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.03% -5.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £126 £232 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £370 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £380 £370
% change year-on-year
+10.52% +2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+17.36% +2.85%
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
76 77 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 83.52% 75.49% 70.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 38 24
Median daily rate £315 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £108 £150 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 0
Median hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.14% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £31.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+16.12% -1.58%

Agile Software Development
Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

The demand trend of contract jobs across the County Antrim 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 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 3 May 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Software Development within the County Antrim region over the 3 months to 3 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Belfast +9 9 £338 +12.03% 8
Agile Software Development
Northern Ireland

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in County Antrim

For the 6 months to 3 May 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 County Antrim region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 14 (73.68%) Finance
2 10 (52.63%) Banking
3 9 (47.37%) SQL
4 8 (42.11%) HTML
4 8 (42.11%) Manual Testing
4 8 (42.11%) HTML5
4 8 (42.11%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (42.11%) Defect Management
5 7 (36.84%) Non-Functional Testing
5 7 (36.84%) Data Validation
5 7 (36.84%) C#
5 7 (36.84%) Java
5 7 (36.84%) VBScript
5 7 (36.84%) Validation
6 5 (26.32%) Marketing
6 5 (26.32%) Coaching
7 4 (21.05%) Derivative
8 3 (15.79%) Web Development
8 3 (15.79%) QA
9 2 (10.53%) Electronic Trading
9 2 (10.53%) Visualisation
9 2 (10.53%) Trend Analysis
9 2 (10.53%) Node.js
9 2 (10.53%) Test Strategy
9 2 (10.53%) Functional Testing
9 2 (10.53%) Risk Management
9 2 (10.53%) Graphic Design
9 2 (10.53%) Unix
9 2 (10.53%) Linux
9 2 (10.53%) Python

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in County Antrim 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 2 (10.53%) Node.js
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Jenkins
General
1 14 (73.68%) Finance
2 10 (52.63%) Banking
3 5 (26.32%) Marketing
4 1 (5.26%) French Language
4 1 (5.26%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Analyst
2 6 (31.58%) Test Analyst
3 5 (26.32%) Designer
3 5 (26.32%) Developer
3 5 (26.32%) Manual Test Analyst
3 5 (26.32%) Web Designer
4 3 (15.79%) Web Developer
5 2 (10.53%) UI Designer
5 2 (10.53%) Web UI Designer
6 1 (5.26%) Agile Business Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Analyst Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Digital Project Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Electronic Trading Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Financial Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) HTML Developer
6 1 (5.26%) SQL Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Testing Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) UI Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Visual Designer
6 1 (5.26%) Web UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (42.11%) HTML
1 8 (42.11%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 8 (42.11%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (21.05%) Derivative
3 2 (10.53%) Graphic Design
3 2 (10.53%) Visualisation
4 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) Linux
1 2 (10.53%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) Defect Management
1 8 (42.11%) Manual Testing
2 7 (36.84%) Data Validation
2 7 (36.84%) Non-Functional Testing
2 7 (36.84%) Validation
3 5 (26.32%) Coaching
4 3 (15.79%) Web Development
5 2 (10.53%) Electronic Trading
5 2 (10.53%) Functional Testing
5 2 (10.53%) Project Management
5 2 (10.53%) Risk Management
5 2 (10.53%) Test Strategy
5 2 (10.53%) Trend Analysis
6 1 (5.26%) Black-Box Testing
6 1 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (5.26%) Cross-Browser Testing
6 1 (5.26%) DevOps
6 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2
6 1 (5.26%) SDLC
6 1 (5.26%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (47.37%) SQL
2 7 (36.84%) C#
2 7 (36.84%) Java
2 7 (36.84%) VBScript
3 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
3 2 (10.53%) Perl
3 2 (10.53%) Python
4 1 (5.26%) Bash Shell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) QA