The table below looks at the statistics for Agile Software Development skills in IT contracts advertised for the Derbyshire 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 15 September 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
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 26 26 28
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 6 11 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 2.71% 3.86% 0.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.29% 5.50% 1.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 10 0
Average daily rate
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£338 £270 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £41.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-14.63% +10.81%
Agile Software Development
East Midlands

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Derbyshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
140 200 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 63.35% 70.18% 60.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 103 47
Average daily rate £350 £300 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £75 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £515 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 13 14
Average hourly rate £9.21 £53.00 £60.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-82.63% -11.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.14 £35.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £56.70 £66.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -

Agile Software Development
Jobs Demand Trend in Derbyshire

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

Agile Software Development Jobs Demand Trend in Derbyshire

Agile Software Development
Daily Rate Trend in Derbyshire

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

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Trend in Derbyshire

Agile Software Development
Daily Rate Histogram in Derbyshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Derbyshire region over the 3 months to 15 September 2014.

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Histogram in Derbyshire

Agile Software Development
Hourly Rate Trend in Derbyshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Derbyshire region.

Agile Software Development Hourly Rate Trend in Derbyshire

Agile Software Development
Contract Job Locations in Derbyshire

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 Derbyshire region over the 3 months to 15 September 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
Derby -6 5 £338 +21.62% 4
Chesterfield - - - - 2
Agile Software Development
East Midlands

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derbyshire

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Derbyshire 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 16 (59.26%) C#
2 13 (48.15%) .NET
3 10 (37.04%) Security Cleared
4 9 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 8 (29.63%) SC Cleared
6 7 (25.93%) BC Cleared
6 7 (25.93%) WCF
6 7 (25.93%) WPF
6 7 (25.93%) MSTest
6 7 (25.93%) Web Services
6 7 (25.93%) Java
6 7 (25.93%) OO
6 7 (25.93%) NUnit
7 6 (22.22%) Selenium
8 5 (18.52%) QA
8 5 (18.52%) Cucumber
8 5 (18.52%) BDD
8 5 (18.52%) User Stories
8 5 (18.52%) TDD
9 4 (14.81%) Ruby
9 4 (14.81%) Scrum
9 4 (14.81%) ISEB
9 4 (14.81%) SQL
9 4 (14.81%) WebDriver
9 4 (14.81%) Test Automation
10 3 (11.11%) Business Analysis
10 3 (11.11%) JBehave
10 3 (11.11%) Waterfall
10 3 (11.11%) SoapUI
10 3 (11.11%) PHP

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Derbyshire by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Derbyshire 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.

Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Teamcenter
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (25.93%) NUnit
1 7 (25.93%) MSTest
2 6 (22.22%) Selenium
3 5 (18.52%) Cucumber
4 4 (14.81%) WebDriver
5 3 (11.11%) JBehave
5 3 (11.11%) SoapUI
6 1 (3.70%) FitNesse
6 1 (3.70%) JUnit
6 1 (3.70%) Eclipse
6 1 (3.70%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 2 (7.41%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (44.44%) Developer
2 10 (37.04%) C# Developer
3 7 (25.93%) Analyst
4 5 (18.52%) Business Analyst
4 5 (18.52%) Tester
5 3 (11.11%) Automation Tester
6 2 (7.41%) Test Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Web Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Development Manager
7 1 (3.70%) Solutions Designer
7 1 (3.70%) Manual Tester
7 1 (3.70%) Java Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Technical Tester
7 1 (3.70%) Applications Development Manager
7 1 (3.70%) Applications Manager
7 1 (3.70%) Java Web Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Automation Test Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Functional Tester
7 1 (3.70%) Designer
7 1 (3.70%) Agile Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (48.15%) .NET
2 7 (25.93%) Web Services
2 7 (25.93%) WCF
2 7 (25.93%) WPF
3 2 (7.41%) CSS
3 2 (7.41%) HTML
4 1 (3.70%) JSP
4 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET
4 1 (3.70%) jQuery
4 1 (3.70%) XML
4 1 (3.70%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.70%) User Experience
2 1 (3.70%) Visualisation
2 1 (3.70%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.70%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.93%) OO
2 5 (18.52%) TDD
2 5 (18.52%) BDD
2 5 (18.52%) User Stories
3 4 (14.81%) Test Automation
3 4 (14.81%) Scrum
4 3 (11.11%) UML
4 3 (11.11%) Software Engineering
4 3 (11.11%) Business Analysis
4 3 (11.11%) Waterfall
5 2 (7.41%) Unit Testing
5 2 (7.41%) Lean Six Sigma
5 2 (7.41%) Six Sigma
6 1 (3.70%) Change Management
6 1 (3.70%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (3.70%) Risk Assessment
6 1 (3.70%) PLM
6 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2
6 1 (3.70%) Data Modelling
6 1 (3.70%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 16 (59.26%) C#
2 7 (25.93%) Java
3 4 (14.81%) SQL
3 4 (14.81%) Ruby
4 3 (11.11%) PHP
5 2 (7.41%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.70%) Perl
6 1 (3.70%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (37.04%) Security Cleared
2 8 (29.63%) SC Cleared
3 7 (25.93%) BC Cleared
4 4 (14.81%) ISEB
5 2 (7.41%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (18.52%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle
1 1 (3.70%) Siemens
1 1 (3.70%) TIBCO
1 1 (3.70%) T-Plan
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