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 30 June 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 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 22 18 20
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +2
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 3 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 1.97% 3.85% 2.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.42% 4.72% 3.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 2
Average daily rate
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£328 £400 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.00% -11.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £353
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +6.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.77 £36.00 £35.11
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +2.53%
Agile Software Development
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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
124 127 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 81.58% 81.41% 70.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 112 83
Average daily rate £356 £413 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.69% +5.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £477 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
- -1.63%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 7 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 5 (35.71%) MS Excel
2 5 (35.71%) ITIL
2 5 (35.71%) Change Management
2 5 (35.71%) Finance
3 4 (28.57%) Legal
3 4 (28.57%) MS Project
3 4 (28.57%) Release Management
3 4 (28.57%) Banking
3 4 (28.57%) Retail
4 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (21.43%) Scrum
4 3 (21.43%) Software Engineering
4 3 (21.43%) Retail Banking
4 3 (21.43%) WCF
4 3 (21.43%) C#
4 3 (21.43%) .NET
4 3 (21.43%) XML
5 2 (14.29%) Migration
5 2 (14.29%) Project Management
5 2 (14.29%) SOAP
5 2 (14.29%) Web Services
5 2 (14.29%) Data Migration
6 1 (7.14%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (7.14%) Line Management
6 1 (7.14%) SDLC
6 1 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (7.14%) Asset Management
6 1 (7.14%) General Ledger
6 1 (7.14%) Oracle

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 5 (35.71%) MS Excel
2 4 (28.57%) MS Project
3 1 (7.14%) MS Office
3 1 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle General Ledger
General
1 5 (35.71%) Finance
2 4 (28.57%) Legal
2 4 (28.57%) Banking
2 4 (28.57%) Retail
3 3 (21.43%) Retail Banking
4 1 (7.14%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Release Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Project Manager
3 3 (21.43%) .NET Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Implementation Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Programme Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Implementation Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) PMO Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Programme Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Release Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) .NET
1 3 (21.43%) XML
1 3 (21.43%) WCF
2 2 (14.29%) SOAP
2 2 (14.29%) Web Services
3 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET
3 1 (7.14%) WinForms
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 5 (35.71%) ITIL
2 5 (35.71%) Change Management
3 4 (28.57%) Release Management
4 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (21.43%) Scrum
4 3 (21.43%) Software Engineering
5 2 (14.29%) Project Management
5 2 (14.29%) Migration
5 2 (14.29%) Data Migration
6 1 (7.14%) Line Management
6 1 (7.14%) SDLC
6 1 (7.14%) DSDM
6 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
6 1 (7.14%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle
1 1 (7.14%) SAP
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft