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 30 March 2015 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 19 7 17
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +10
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 5 13 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 4.95% 14.94% 7.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.33% 25.00% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 7
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£325 £375 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £375 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £395 £328
UK excluding London average daily rate £386 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.61% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-2.04% +5.00%
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
79 52 126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 78.22% 59.77% 55.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 19 73
Average daily rate £250 £373 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.88% +14.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £143 £278 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £380 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

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 30 March 2015.

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 30 March 2015. 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 -11 5 £325 -13.33% 8
Agile Software Development
Northern Ireland

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in County Antrim

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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 4 (57.14%) jQuery
2 3 (42.86%) HTML5
2 3 (42.86%) CSS3
2 3 (42.86%) HTML
2 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
2 3 (42.86%) .NET
2 3 (42.86%) CSS
2 3 (42.86%) OO
2 3 (42.86%) Web Services
2 3 (42.86%) XML
3 2 (28.57%) MVC
3 2 (28.57%) C#
3 2 (28.57%) Struts
3 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
3 2 (28.57%) Java
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
3 2 (28.57%) Spring
3 2 (28.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (28.57%) Maven
3 2 (28.57%) OOP
4 1 (14.29%) WebSphere
4 1 (14.29%) JSON
4 1 (14.29%) WCF
4 1 (14.29%) Grunt
4 1 (14.29%) Dependency Management
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
4 1 (14.29%) iOS Development
4 1 (14.29%) Bower
4 1 (14.29%) MyBatis
4 1 (14.29%) PrimeFaces

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

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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 1 (14.29%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (14.29%) WebSphere
1 1 (14.29%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (14.29%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) DB2
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Maven
2 1 (14.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (14.29%) Mocha
2 1 (14.29%) QUnit
2 1 (14.29%) Jasmine
2 1 (14.29%) Grunt
2 1 (14.29%) Bower
2 1 (14.29%) webpack
2 1 (14.29%) Ant
2 1 (14.29%) Xcode
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) .NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Web Developer
3 1 (14.29%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (14.29%) iPhone Developer
3 1 (14.29%) iOS Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Web Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) jQuery
2 3 (42.86%) HTML
2 3 (42.86%) .NET
2 3 (42.86%) Web Services
2 3 (42.86%) XML
2 3 (42.86%) CSS
2 3 (42.86%) HTML5
2 3 (42.86%) CSS3
3 2 (28.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (28.57%) Struts
3 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
3 2 (28.57%) Spring
4 1 (14.29%) JSF
4 1 (14.29%) JSON
4 1 (14.29%) WCF
4 1 (14.29%) RESTful
4 1 (14.29%) Struts2
4 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (14.29%) JiBX
4 1 (14.29%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) iPhone
1 1 (14.29%) Social Media
1 1 (14.29%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) UNIX
1 1 (14.29%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) OO
2 2 (28.57%) OOP
2 2 (28.57%) MVC
3 1 (14.29%) Scrum
3 1 (14.29%) TDD
3 1 (14.29%) Pair Programming
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
3 1 (14.29%) Dependency Management
3 1 (14.29%) iOS Development
3 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
3 1 (14.29%) SOA
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
2 2 (28.57%) C#
2 2 (28.57%) Java
3 1 (14.29%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) VB.NET
3 1 (14.29%) Objective-C
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle
1 1 (14.29%) TIBCO
1 1 (14.29%) F5
1 1 (14.29%) Twitter