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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Agile Software Development over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Agile Software Development
North West / Lancashire
Rank 4 1 2
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +1
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 44 115 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 17.60% 30.91% 23.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 21.05% 38.08% 28.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 95 71
Median daily rate £335 £475 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.47% +18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £300 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £860 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 5
Median hourly rate £49.50 £37.50 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.00% +1.35%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £45.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-7.77% +21.62%

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
209 302 370
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 83.60% 81.18% 82.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 218 251
Median daily rate £375 £451 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.85% +12.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £750 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 32 21
Median hourly rate £49.50 £40.00 £32.54
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.75% +22.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.75 £35.00 £23.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £66.03 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £39.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-11.53% +52.94%

Agile Software Development
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Lancashire 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 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 17 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Software Development within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Blackpool -3 19 £375 -27.18% 1
Preston -5 5 £255 -15.00% 5
Blackburn -3 3 £350 +16.66%
Chorley +4 1 £351 - 4
Agile Software Development
North West

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 33 (29.20%) Oracle
2 31 (27.43%) SQL
3 29 (25.66%) ITIL
3 29 (25.66%) PRINCE2
4 28 (24.78%) TDD
5 27 (23.89%) DevOps
6 26 (23.01%) Linux
7 24 (21.24%) C#
7 24 (21.24%) Data Management
8 23 (20.35%) Java
8 23 (20.35%) Open Source
9 22 (19.47%) IaaS
9 22 (19.47%) Security Cleared
10 21 (18.58%) Change Management
10 21 (18.58%) Finance
10 21 (18.58%) .NET
10 21 (18.58%) Oracle Database
10 21 (18.58%) BDD
11 20 (17.70%) Analytical Skills
11 20 (17.70%) Problem Management
12 18 (15.93%) Windows
12 18 (15.93%) JavaScript
12 18 (15.93%) SaaS
13 17 (15.04%) PaaS
13 17 (15.04%) Service Management
14 16 (14.16%) MVC
14 16 (14.16%) Oracle EBS
14 16 (14.16%) ASP.NET
14 16 (14.16%) UML
14 16 (14.16%) WinForms

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire 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 12 (10.62%) WebSphere
2 7 (6.19%) Oracle Application Server
3 6 (5.31%) Apache
3 6 (5.31%) Oracle Workflow
4 3 (2.65%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.77%) CMS
5 2 (1.77%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (1.77%) SAS
5 2 (1.77%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.88%) JBoss
6 1 (0.88%) nginx
6 1 (0.88%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.88%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 9 (7.96%) MS Excel
1 9 (7.96%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.88%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 16 (14.16%) Oracle EBS
2 14 (12.39%) Oracle EBS R12
3 7 (6.19%) Oracle Applications
3 7 (6.19%) Oracle Cash Management
3 7 (6.19%) Oracle Payables
4 2 (1.77%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.88%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.88%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 22 (19.47%) IaaS
2 18 (15.93%) SaaS
3 17 (15.04%) PaaS
4 2 (1.77%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.77%) Office 365
5 1 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.88%) GitHub
5 1 (0.88%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.77%) Firewall
1 2 (1.77%) HTTP
2 1 (0.88%) DMZ
2 1 (0.88%) Internet
2 1 (0.88%) Intranet
2 1 (0.88%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (0.88%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.88%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (18.58%) Oracle Database
2 13 (11.50%) Oracle Database 12c
3 10 (8.85%) Oracle Reports
3 10 (8.85%) Relational Database
3 10 (8.85%) SQL Server
4 6 (5.31%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (4.42%) NoSQL
6 4 (3.54%) RDBMS
7 3 (2.65%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.77%) DB2
8 2 (1.77%) Firebird
8 2 (1.77%) MongoDB
8 2 (1.77%) MySQL
8 2 (1.77%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (1.77%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.88%) Cognos Framework Manager
9 1 (0.88%) Cognos Report Studio
9 1 (0.88%) NonStop SQL
9 1 (0.88%) Redis
9 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 10 (8.85%) JIRA
2 8 (7.08%) Selenium
3 7 (6.19%) ClearCase
3 7 (6.19%) Git (software)
3 7 (6.19%) Jenkins
4 5 (4.42%) HP UFT
5 4 (3.54%) LoadRunner
5 4 (3.54%) Rational Robot
5 4 (3.54%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (3.54%) Visual Studio
6 3 (2.65%) Rational DOORS
6 3 (2.65%) Rational Rhapsody
7 2 (1.77%) VectorCAST
8 1 (0.88%) Artifactory
8 1 (0.88%) Gerrit
8 1 (0.88%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.88%) SonarQube
8 1 (0.88%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.88%) WATIR
General
1 21 (18.58%) Finance
2 9 (7.96%) Retail
3 7 (6.19%) General Ledger
4 6 (5.31%) Marketing
5 3 (2.65%) Avionics
6 2 (1.77%) Aerospace
6 2 (1.77%) Banking
6 2 (1.77%) Electronics
6 2 (1.77%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.88%) Advertising
7 1 (0.88%) Legal
7 1 (0.88%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 42 (37.17%) Developer
2 23 (20.35%) Analyst
3 18 (15.93%) C# Developer
4 13 (11.50%) Java Developer
5 10 (8.85%) .NET Developer
6 9 (7.96%) Operations Engineer
7 8 (7.08%) Business Analyst
7 8 (7.08%) C# .NET Developer
8 7 (6.19%) Architect
8 7 (6.19%) DBA
8 7 (6.19%) Oracle DBA
8 7 (6.19%) Software Developer
9 6 (5.31%) Financial Analyst
9 6 (5.31%) Operational Support Analyst
9 6 (5.31%) Operations Analyst
9 6 (5.31%) Operations Support Analyst
9 6 (5.31%) Support Analyst
10 5 (4.42%) Consultant
10 5 (4.42%) Senior Operations Engineer
10 5 (4.42%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (18.58%) .NET
2 16 (14.16%) ASP.NET
2 16 (14.16%) WinForms
3 13 (11.50%) ASP.NET MVC
3 13 (11.50%) HTML
4 12 (10.62%) Web Services
5 10 (8.85%) .NET Framework
5 10 (8.85%) CSS
5 10 (8.85%) XML
6 8 (7.08%) Entity Framework
7 6 (5.31%) RESTful
8 5 (4.42%) J2EE
8 5 (4.42%) SOAP
9 4 (3.54%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 4 (3.54%) HTML5
9 4 (3.54%) WPF
10 3 (2.65%) WCF
10 3 (2.65%) XSD
10 3 (2.65%) XSLT
11 2 (1.77%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 20 (17.70%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.31%) Tandem
3 4 (3.54%) User Experience
4 3 (2.65%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.77%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.77%) Social Media
6 1 (0.88%) CESG
6 1 (0.88%) CESG CLAS
6 1 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.88%) NHS
6 1 (0.88%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.88%) Taxonomies
6 1 (0.88%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 26 (23.01%) Linux
2 18 (15.93%) Windows
3 14 (12.39%) Unix
4 10 (8.85%) AIX
5 9 (7.96%) Windows 2000
5 9 (7.96%) Windows XP
6 3 (2.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.88%) Android
7 1 (0.88%) CentOS
7 1 (0.88%) OS/2
7 1 (0.88%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.88%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.88%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (25.66%) ITIL
1 29 (25.66%) PRINCE2
2 28 (24.78%) TDD
3 27 (23.89%) DevOps
4 24 (21.24%) Data Management
5 23 (20.35%) Open Source
6 21 (18.58%) BDD
6 21 (18.58%) Change Management
7 20 (17.70%) Problem Management
8 17 (15.04%) Service Management
9 16 (14.16%) MVC
9 16 (14.16%) UML
10 15 (13.27%) Project Management
10 15 (13.27%) Waterfall
11 14 (12.39%) Continuous Improvement
11 14 (12.39%) OO
11 14 (12.39%) Operational Acceptance Testing
12 13 (11.50%) ITSM
13 12 (10.62%) Scrum
14 11 (9.73%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 31 (27.43%) SQL
2 24 (21.24%) C#
3 23 (20.35%) Java
4 18 (15.93%) JavaScript
5 7 (6.19%) Python
6 5 (4.42%) Bash Shell
6 5 (4.42%) T-SQL
6 5 (4.42%) VB
7 4 (3.54%) Perl
8 3 (2.65%) Ada
8 3 (2.65%) C
8 3 (2.65%) PL/SQL
8 3 (2.65%) VB.NET
8 3 (2.65%) VB6
9 2 (1.77%) PHP
9 2 (1.77%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.88%) COBOL
10 1 (0.88%) Ruby
10 1 (0.88%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.88%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 22 (19.47%) Security Cleared
2 12 (10.62%) Degree
3 11 (9.73%) SC Cleared
4 7 (6.19%) BPSS Clearance
5 6 (5.31%) ISEB
6 2 (1.77%) ISTQB
6 2 (1.77%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.88%) APMP
7 1 (0.88%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.88%) CCNA
7 1 (0.88%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.88%) CISSP
7 1 (0.88%) CLAS
7 1 (0.88%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.88%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (9.73%) QA
2 5 (4.42%) Disclosure Scotland
3 4 (3.54%) SLA
4 1 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.88%) SDET
System Software
1 2 (1.77%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 1 (0.88%) Docker
2 1 (0.88%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.88%) vCloud
2 1 (0.88%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (5.31%) Puppet
2 5 (4.42%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.77%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.88%) Ansible
4 1 (0.88%) CFEngine
4 1 (0.88%) HAProxy
4 1 (0.88%) Kibana
4 1 (0.88%) logstash
4 1 (0.88%) Rundeck
4 1 (0.88%) Salt
4 1 (0.88%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 33 (29.20%) Oracle
2 12 (10.62%) Microsoft
3 5 (4.42%) IBM
4 4 (3.54%) Red Hat
4 4 (3.54%) SaltStack
5 2 (1.77%) CA
5 2 (1.77%) Perforce
5 2 (1.77%) VMware
6 1 (0.88%) Black Duck
6 1 (0.88%) CheckPoint
6 1 (0.88%) Cisco
6 1 (0.88%) Cognos
6 1 (0.88%) DevExpress
6 1 (0.88%) Google
6 1 (0.88%) Juniper
6 1 (0.88%) ServiceNow
6 1 (0.88%) Sonatype
6 1 (0.88%) Veracode
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