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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Agile Software Development over the 3 months to 5 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Agile Software Development
Rank 11 19 14
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -5
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 13 9 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 13.40% 5.33% 5.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 17.33% 6.29% 7.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 5 3
Median daily rate £400 £328 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.95% +14.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £366 £328 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £449 £365 £318
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £380 £365
% change year-on-year
+11.84% +4.10%
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
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
75 143 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 77.32% 84.62% 79.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 107 117
Median daily rate £405 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £285 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
Median hourly rate £9.00 £40.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-77.50% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.00 £30.41
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -1.35%

Agile Software Development
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Halifax 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 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 5 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 Halifax region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 19 (73.08%) Finance
2 9 (34.62%) Waterfall
3 8 (30.77%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (30.77%) C#
4 7 (26.92%) Scrum
5 6 (23.08%) Software Engineering
5 6 (23.08%) .NET
6 5 (19.23%) SQL Server
6 5 (19.23%) Web Services
6 5 (19.23%) Project Management
6 5 (19.23%) WCF
7 4 (15.38%) Supplier Management
7 4 (15.38%) TDD
7 4 (15.38%) Banking
8 3 (11.54%) PRINCE2
8 3 (11.54%) Oracle
8 3 (11.54%) Java
8 3 (11.54%) JIRA
8 3 (11.54%) QA
8 3 (11.54%) Confluence
8 3 (11.54%) Business Transformation
8 3 (11.54%) SDLC
9 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (7.69%) Ranorex
9 2 (7.69%) Reinsurance
9 2 (7.69%) Testopia
9 2 (7.69%) Cybersecurity
9 2 (7.69%) Test Strategy
9 2 (7.69%) Oracle Identity Management
9 2 (7.69%) APMP

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax 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 3 (11.54%) Confluence
2 1 (3.85%) SAS
2 1 (3.85%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.85%) WebSphere Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (19.23%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.85%) Base SAS
2 1 (3.85%) Data Mart
2 1 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.85%) OLAP
2 1 (3.85%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 1 (3.85%) SAS EBI
Development Applications
1 3 (11.54%) JIRA
2 2 (7.69%) HP UFT
2 2 (7.69%) Ranorex
2 2 (7.69%) Selenium
2 2 (7.69%) Testopia
General
1 19 (73.08%) Finance
2 4 (15.38%) Banking
3 2 (7.69%) Retail
4 1 (3.85%) Back Office
4 1 (3.85%) Legal
4 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (30.77%) Developer
2 7 (26.92%) Project Manager
3 6 (23.08%) Analyst
3 6 (23.08%) C# Developer
4 5 (19.23%) .NET Developer
4 5 (19.23%) Business Analyst
4 5 (19.23%) C# .NET Developer
4 5 (19.23%) C# WCF Developer
4 5 (19.23%) Finance Manager
4 5 (19.23%) WCF Developer
5 4 (15.38%) Development Manager
5 4 (15.38%) Development Project Manager
5 4 (15.38%) Finance Project Manager
6 2 (7.69%) Agile Scrum Master
6 2 (7.69%) IT Manager
6 2 (7.69%) IT Project Manager
6 2 (7.69%) Lead Business Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Scrum Master
6 2 (7.69%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (23.08%) .NET
2 5 (19.23%) WCF
2 5 (19.23%) Web Services
3 1 (3.85%) .NET Framework
3 1 (3.85%) Hibernate
3 1 (3.85%) J2EE
3 1 (3.85%) JSP
3 1 (3.85%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (7.69%) Reinsurance
2 1 (3.85%) Data Integration
2 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.85%) Android
1 1 (3.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (34.62%) Waterfall
2 8 (30.77%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (26.92%) Scrum
4 6 (23.08%) Software Engineering
5 5 (19.23%) Project Management
6 4 (15.38%) Supplier Management
6 4 (15.38%) TDD
7 3 (11.54%) Business Transformation
7 3 (11.54%) PRINCE2
7 3 (11.54%) SDLC
8 2 (7.69%) BPR
8 2 (7.69%) Business Analysis
8 2 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (7.69%) Cybersecurity
8 2 (7.69%) Data Analysis
8 2 (7.69%) GAP Analysis
8 2 (7.69%) RUP
8 2 (7.69%) Test Automation
8 2 (7.69%) UML
8 2 (7.69%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 8 (30.77%) C#
2 3 (11.54%) Java
3 1 (3.85%) C
3 1 (3.85%) C++
3 1 (3.85%) SQL
3 1 (3.85%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) APMP
2 1 (3.85%) ISEB
2 1 (3.85%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.54%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (7.69%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 3 (11.54%) Oracle
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft
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