The table below looks at the statistics for Agile Software Development skills in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire 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 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 6 4 20
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +16
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 62 63 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 16.89% 14.52% 7.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 21.09% 17.90% 12.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 35 8
Average daily rate
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£390 £400 £306
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% +30.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £357 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £534 £490 £404
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £43.43 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +1.42%
Agile Software Development
North West

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
294 352 156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 80.11% 81.11% 55.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 216 197 75
Average daily rate £425 £400 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £288 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 33 21
Average hourly rate £31.40 £25.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.60% -33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £15.06 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.33 £47.00 £75.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £25.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+22.00% -19.35%

Agile Software Development
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

Agile Software Development Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

Agile Software Development
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

Agile Software Development
Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

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

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

Agile Software Development
Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Agile Software Development Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

Agile Software Development
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

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 Lancashire region over the 3 months to 5 August 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
Blackpool +1 43 £388 -3.12% 6
Burnley -4 5 £350 -9.67% 1
Preston -2 3 £600 +42.01% 8
Lytham St Annes +7 1 - -
Skelmersdale - 1 - - 1
Agile Software Development
North West

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 31 (26.72%) Project Management
2 29 (25.00%) Finance
3 28 (24.14%) Waterfall
4 20 (17.24%) PRINCE2
5 19 (16.38%) Java
6 16 (13.79%) Stakeholder Management
7 15 (12.93%) Data Modelling
8 14 (12.07%) Mainframe
8 14 (12.07%) Configuration Management
8 14 (12.07%) Open Source
9 13 (11.21%) V-Model
9 13 (11.21%) SQL
9 13 (11.21%) .NET
9 13 (11.21%) Linux
9 13 (11.21%) Web Services
10 12 (10.34%) Scrum
10 12 (10.34%) TDD
11 11 (9.48%) Business Analysis
11 11 (9.48%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 11 (9.48%) Security Cleared
11 11 (9.48%) Analytical Skills
12 10 (8.62%) BDD
12 10 (8.62%) SQL Server
13 9 (7.76%) Migration
13 9 (7.76%) Continuous Integration
13 9 (7.76%) TOGAF
14 8 (6.90%) Supplier Management
14 8 (6.90%) Opscode Chef
14 8 (6.90%) Jenkins
14 8 (6.90%) JavaScript

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 6 (5.17%) Tomcat
2 5 (4.31%) IIS
2 5 (4.31%) WebSphere
2 5 (4.31%) Jetty
2 5 (4.31%) nginx
2 5 (4.31%) Apache
3 4 (3.45%) JBoss
4 3 (2.59%) Node.js
5 1 (0.86%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.86%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (3.45%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.59%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.86%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.86%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.59%) SAP HCM
2 1 (0.86%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.03%) Cloud Computing
1 7 (6.03%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (4.31%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (4.31%) Google App Engine
2 5 (4.31%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (2.59%) SuccessFactors
4 1 (0.86%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.17%) HTTP
1 6 (5.17%) TCP/IP
1 6 (5.17%) SSL
2 5 (4.31%) DNS
2 5 (4.31%) DHCP
2 5 (4.31%) FTP
2 5 (4.31%) IPsec
3 2 (1.72%) Internet
4 1 (0.86%) LAN
4 1 (0.86%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (8.62%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.03%) NoSQL
3 6 (5.17%) MongoDB
4 3 (2.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.72%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.86%) MySQL
6 1 (0.86%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.86%) CouchDB
6 1 (0.86%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.86%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.86%) Big Data
6 1 (0.86%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.86%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (6.90%) Jenkins
2 7 (6.03%) Rational DOORS
3 5 (4.31%) Visual Studio
4 4 (3.45%) Eclipse
5 3 (2.59%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.86%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.86%) WebDriver
6 1 (0.86%) PHPUnit
6 1 (0.86%) Selenium
6 1 (0.86%) ClearCase
6 1 (0.86%) JUnit
General
1 29 (25.00%) Finance
2 4 (3.45%) Aerospace
3 2 (1.72%) Military
4 1 (0.86%) Banking
4 1 (0.86%) Retail
4 1 (0.86%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 43 (37.07%) Analyst
2 34 (29.31%) Business Analyst
3 17 (14.66%) Developer
4 12 (10.34%) Agile Business Analyst
4 12 (10.34%) Architect
4 12 (10.34%) Project Manager
5 10 (8.62%) Delivery Manager
6 9 (7.76%) Tester
7 7 (6.03%) Java Developer
8 6 (5.17%) Test Analyst
8 6 (5.17%) Technical Architect
9 5 (4.31%) Data Architect
10 4 (3.45%) .NET Developer
11 3 (2.59%) Data Analyst
11 3 (2.59%) Senior Analyst
11 3 (2.59%) Test Manager
11 3 (2.59%) Data Migration Analyst
12 2 (1.72%) Scala Developer
12 2 (1.72%) DevOps Engineer
12 2 (1.72%) Business Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (11.21%) .NET
1 13 (11.21%) Web Services
2 7 (6.03%) J2EE
3 6 (5.17%) ASP.NET
3 6 (5.17%) jQuery
4 5 (4.31%) Servlets
5 4 (3.45%) Ajax
5 4 (3.45%) .NET Framework
5 4 (3.45%) WCF
5 4 (3.45%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (3.45%) Entity Framework
6 3 (2.59%) HTML
6 3 (2.59%) RESTful
6 3 (2.59%) CSS
7 2 (1.72%) XML
7 2 (1.72%) Hibernate
7 2 (1.72%) Spring
7 2 (1.72%) HTML5
7 2 (1.72%) LINQ
7 2 (1.72%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 14 (12.07%) Mainframe
2 11 (9.48%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.72%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.72%) Tandem
4 1 (0.86%) Reference Data
4 1 (0.86%) Visualisation
4 1 (0.86%) Social Media
4 1 (0.86%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.86%) User Experience
4 1 (0.86%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 13 (11.21%) Linux
2 6 (5.17%) VME
3 2 (1.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (1.72%) Windows
4 1 (0.86%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (26.72%) Project Management
2 28 (24.14%) Waterfall
3 20 (17.24%) PRINCE2
4 16 (13.79%) Stakeholder Management
5 15 (12.93%) Data Modelling
6 14 (12.07%) Configuration Management
6 14 (12.07%) Open Source
7 13 (11.21%) V-Model
8 12 (10.34%) Scrum
8 12 (10.34%) TDD
9 11 (9.48%) Business Analysis
10 10 (8.62%) BDD
11 9 (7.76%) Continuous Integration
11 9 (7.76%) Migration
11 9 (7.76%) TOGAF
12 8 (6.90%) Supplier Management
12 8 (6.90%) OO
12 8 (6.90%) Software Delivery
13 7 (6.03%) Change Management
13 7 (6.03%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (16.38%) Java
2 13 (11.21%) SQL
3 8 (6.90%) JavaScript
4 7 (6.03%) C#
5 5 (4.31%) Scala
6 4 (3.45%) Ruby
6 4 (3.45%) COBOL
7 3 (2.59%) T-SQL
8 2 (1.72%) PHP
8 2 (1.72%) Python
9 1 (0.86%) Ada
9 1 (0.86%) Groovy
9 1 (0.86%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.86%) R
9 1 (0.86%) VB
9 1 (0.86%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 11 (9.48%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 11 (9.48%) Security Cleared
2 6 (5.17%) APMP
2 6 (5.17%) ISEB
3 4 (3.45%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.59%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.72%) Degree
5 2 (1.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (1.72%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (0.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.86%) HND
6 1 (0.86%) OCAJ
6 1 (0.86%) OCP
6 1 (0.86%) OCA
6 1 (0.86%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.59%) QA
2 1 (0.86%) P3O
System Software
1 6 (5.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (4.31%) Xen
3 1 (0.86%) QEMU
3 1 (0.86%) KVM
Systems Management
1 8 (6.90%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (6.03%) Puppet
3 1 (0.86%) StatsD
Vendors
1 7 (6.03%) Oracle
1 7 (6.03%) Microsoft
2 6 (5.17%) VMware
3 5 (4.31%) Google
4 4 (3.45%) Micro Focus
5 3 (2.59%) PeopleSoft
5 3 (2.59%) SAP
6 1 (0.86%) IBM
6 1 (0.86%) Teradata
6 1 (0.86%) Intel
6 1 (0.86%) Citrix
6 1 (0.86%) Tableau
6 1 (0.86%) Apigee
6 1 (0.86%) Mashery
Preston
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Lancashire
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £450 per day + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
Blackburn
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 27 days ago