The table below looks at the statistics for Agile Software Development skills in IT contracts advertised for the Halifax 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 5 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 13 16 13
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -3
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 14 7 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 8.92% 5.22% 9.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.02% 6.93% 12.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 3 11
Average daily rate
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£375 £288 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.43% -4.16%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.63% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-11.25% +5.82%
Agile Software Development
West Yorkshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Halifax
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
127 101 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 80.89% 75.37% 80.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 73 80
Average daily rate £400 £340 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -9.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £459 £421
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -11.29%

Agile Software Development
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

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

Agile Software Development Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

Agile Software Development
Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

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

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

Agile Software Development
Daily Rate Histogram in Halifax

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Halifax region over the 3 months to 5 March 2015.

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Histogram in Halifax

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Halifax 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 11 (52.38%) Waterfall
2 8 (38.10%) Finance
2 8 (38.10%) Banking
3 7 (33.33%) MS Excel
4 6 (28.57%) C#
4 6 (28.57%) .NET
4 6 (28.57%) SOAP
4 6 (28.57%) Web Services
4 6 (28.57%) XML
4 6 (28.57%) Retail
4 6 (28.57%) Software Engineering
4 6 (28.57%) WCF
5 5 (23.81%) Project Management
5 5 (23.81%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (19.05%) Change Management
6 4 (19.05%) General Ledger
6 4 (19.05%) ITIL
6 4 (19.05%) Oracle
6 4 (19.05%) MS Office
6 4 (19.05%) SAP
6 4 (19.05%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (19.05%) Line Management
6 4 (19.05%) Oracle General Ledger
7 3 (14.29%) Release Management
7 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
7 3 (14.29%) MS Project
7 3 (14.29%) Legal
8 2 (9.52%) Project Planning
8 2 (9.52%) Retail Banking
9 1 (4.76%) Corporate Banking

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Halifax 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 7 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 4 (19.05%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (19.05%) MS Office
3 3 (14.29%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Oracle General Ledger
General
1 8 (38.10%) Banking
1 8 (38.10%) Finance
2 6 (28.57%) Retail
3 4 (19.05%) General Ledger
4 3 (14.29%) Legal
5 2 (9.52%) Retail Banking
6 1 (4.76%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) Project Manager
2 6 (28.57%) Developer
2 6 (28.57%) .NET Developer
3 4 (19.05%) Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Release Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Senior Project Manager
5 2 (9.52%) Lead Project Manager
5 2 (9.52%) Senior Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Business Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Programme Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Implementation Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Programme Manager
6 1 (4.76%) PMO Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Release Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (28.57%) .NET
1 6 (28.57%) SOAP
1 6 (28.57%) Web Services
1 6 (28.57%) XML
1 6 (28.57%) WCF
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (52.38%) Waterfall
2 6 (28.57%) Software Engineering
3 5 (23.81%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (23.81%) Project Management
4 4 (19.05%) Change Management
4 4 (19.05%) ITIL
4 4 (19.05%) Line Management
5 3 (14.29%) Release Management
6 2 (9.52%) Project Planning
7 1 (4.76%) Scrum
7 1 (4.76%) Asset Management
7 1 (4.76%) Configuration Management
7 1 (4.76%) Cash Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (28.57%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) ISEB
1 1 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
Vendors
1 4 (19.05%) Oracle
1 4 (19.05%) SAP
2 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
Halifax, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day 3 Months initially
Posted: 16 hours ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Competitive Market Rate
Posted: 3 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £450 per day 3 Months initially
Posted: 6 days ago