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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 11 10 13
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +3
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 48 54 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 11.48% 12.86% 7.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 14.46% 17.70% 11.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 32 6
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£400 £413 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +57.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £338 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £483 £318
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £373 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.35% +6.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Average hourly rate £41.72 £37.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.74% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.75 £37.45
% change year-on-year
-2.09% -4.53%
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
332 305 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 79.43% 72.62% 64.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 197 195 75
Average daily rate £400 £400 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £236 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 23 7
Average hourly rate £37.00 £25.25 £18.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.53% +35.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £22.35 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.33 £47.33 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -4.68%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 +16 26 £378 -23.15% 2
Burnley 0 14 £413 - 3
Preston -13 5 £519 +25.75% 7
Chorley - 1 £400 - 2
Agile Software Development
North West

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 67 (41.10%) Java
2 29 (17.79%) Linux
3 28 (17.18%) TDD
4 27 (16.56%) Selenium
5 26 (15.95%) Finance
5 26 (15.95%) Open Source
5 26 (15.95%) BDD
6 25 (15.34%) Spring
7 23 (14.11%) Scrum
7 23 (14.11%) Scala
8 21 (12.88%) Security Cleared
9 20 (12.27%) Spring MVC
9 20 (12.27%) Hibernate
9 20 (12.27%) JavaScript
9 20 (12.27%) Waterfall
10 19 (11.66%) Software Engineering
11 18 (11.04%) SQL
12 17 (10.43%) HTML
12 17 (10.43%) Continuous Integration
12 17 (10.43%) MongoDB
13 15 (9.20%) SC Cleared
13 15 (9.20%) ISEB
14 14 (8.59%) Stakeholder Management
14 14 (8.59%) Tomcat
14 14 (8.59%) Windows
14 14 (8.59%) CSS
14 14 (8.59%) Unit Testing
14 14 (8.59%) DevOps
15 13 (7.98%) Jenkins
15 13 (7.98%) Mainframe

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 14 (8.59%) Tomcat
2 11 (6.75%) Node.js
2 11 (6.75%) WebSphere
3 9 (5.52%) Apache
4 6 (3.68%) IIS
4 6 (3.68%) Jetty
4 6 (3.68%) nginx
5 2 (1.23%) JBoss
6 1 (0.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.61%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (2.45%) MS Office
1 4 (2.45%) Photoshop
1 4 (2.45%) Adobe Illustrator
1 4 (2.45%) PowerPivot
2 3 (1.84%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.23%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.61%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 4 (2.45%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 3 (1.84%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.91%) Cloud Computing
1 8 (4.91%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (3.68%) Google Cloud Platform
2 6 (3.68%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (3.68%) Google App Engine
3 4 (2.45%) PaaS
4 3 (1.84%) IaaS
4 3 (1.84%) SuccessFactors
5 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.91%) HTTP
2 7 (4.29%) FTP
3 6 (3.68%) DHCP
3 6 (3.68%) TCP/IP
3 6 (3.68%) SSL
3 6 (3.68%) DNS
3 6 (3.68%) IPsec
4 2 (1.23%) MQTT
4 2 (1.23%) AMQP
5 1 (0.61%) Internet
5 1 (0.61%) Firewall
5 1 (0.61%) LDAP
5 1 (0.61%) LAN
5 1 (0.61%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (10.43%) MongoDB
2 6 (3.68%) SQL Server
3 5 (3.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (3.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 5 (3.07%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (2.45%) MySQL
4 4 (2.45%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 4 (2.45%) Cognos Framework Manager
4 4 (2.45%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.23%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.23%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.23%) Neo4j
5 2 (1.23%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.61%) Big Data
6 1 (0.61%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.61%) CouchDB
6 1 (0.61%) SSDT
6 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 27 (16.56%) Selenium
2 13 (7.98%) Jenkins
3 12 (7.36%) JUnit
3 12 (7.36%) Git (software)
4 11 (6.75%) Team Foundation Server
4 11 (6.75%) Eclipse
5 9 (5.52%) Maven
6 8 (4.91%) Ant
7 6 (3.68%) WebDriver
8 4 (2.45%) Dreamweaver
9 3 (1.84%) Jasmine
9 3 (1.84%) Cucumber
9 3 (1.84%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 3 (1.84%) Axure RP
9 3 (1.84%) TeamCity
10 2 (1.23%) ClearCase
10 2 (1.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (1.23%) Rational DOORS
10 2 (1.23%) Hudson
10 2 (1.23%) SoapUI
General
1 26 (15.95%) Finance
2 2 (1.23%) Military
2 2 (1.23%) Retail
3 1 (0.61%) Aerospace
3 1 (0.61%) Law
3 1 (0.61%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 55 (33.74%) Developer
2 34 (20.86%) Architect
3 25 (15.34%) Java Developer
4 24 (14.72%) Technical Architect
5 18 (11.04%) Project Manager
6 17 (10.43%) Analyst
7 15 (9.20%) Business Analyst
8 10 (6.13%) Senior Developer
8 10 (6.13%) Senior Java Developer
9 7 (4.29%) Front-End Developer
10 6 (3.68%) Data Architect
10 6 (3.68%) AWS Developer
11 5 (3.07%) Service Design Manager
11 5 (3.07%) Service Manager
11 5 (3.07%) Test Engineer
12 4 (2.45%) Software Engineer
12 4 (2.45%) Test Analyst
12 4 (2.45%) Tester
12 4 (2.45%) UX Designer
12 4 (2.45%) Cognos Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (15.34%) Spring
2 20 (12.27%) Spring MVC
2 20 (12.27%) Hibernate
3 17 (10.43%) HTML
4 14 (8.59%) CSS
5 12 (7.36%) Web Services
5 12 (7.36%) .NET
5 12 (7.36%) J2EE
5 12 (7.36%) AngularJS
6 10 (6.13%) jQuery
7 8 (4.91%) Struts
7 8 (4.91%) Apache Wicket
8 7 (4.29%) REST
9 6 (3.68%) Servlets
9 6 (3.68%) SOAP
9 6 (3.68%) Apache CXF
9 6 (3.68%) Play Framework
10 5 (3.07%) RESTful
10 5 (3.07%) Ajax
11 4 (2.45%) Akka
Miscellaneous
1 26 (15.95%) Open Source
2 13 (7.98%) Mainframe
3 10 (6.13%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (3.68%) User Experience
5 5 (3.07%) Visualisation
5 5 (3.07%) Reference Data
6 4 (2.45%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.84%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.61%) Tandem
8 1 (0.61%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.61%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 29 (17.79%) Linux
2 14 (8.59%) Windows
3 5 (3.07%) VME
4 4 (2.45%) UNIX
5 2 (1.23%) Mac OS X
5 2 (1.23%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.23%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.61%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (17.18%) TDD
2 26 (15.95%) BDD
3 23 (14.11%) Scrum
4 20 (12.27%) Waterfall
5 19 (11.66%) Software Engineering
6 17 (10.43%) Continuous Integration
7 14 (8.59%) Stakeholder Management
7 14 (8.59%) Unit Testing
7 14 (8.59%) DevOps
8 12 (7.36%) Configuration Management
8 12 (7.36%) Project Management
8 12 (7.36%) Validation
8 12 (7.36%) MVC
9 11 (6.75%) Software Testing
9 11 (6.75%) Data Modelling
10 10 (6.13%) Migration
10 10 (6.13%) Supplier Management
10 10 (6.13%) Automated Testing
10 10 (6.13%) V-Model
10 10 (6.13%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 67 (41.10%) Java
2 23 (14.11%) Scala
3 20 (12.27%) JavaScript
4 18 (11.04%) SQL
5 9 (5.52%) Ruby
6 7 (4.29%) C#
7 5 (3.07%) Python
8 3 (1.84%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.23%) Ada
9 2 (1.23%) Perl
9 2 (1.23%) C++
9 2 (1.23%) C
9 2 (1.23%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.61%) R
10 1 (0.61%) Clojure
10 1 (0.61%) Groovy
10 1 (0.61%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.61%) VB
10 1 (0.61%) VBA
Qualifications
1 21 (12.88%) Security Cleared
2 15 (9.20%) SC Cleared
2 15 (9.20%) ISEB
3 10 (6.13%) HND
3 10 (6.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 9 (5.52%) Degree
5 3 (1.84%) ISTQB
6 2 (1.23%) MBA
6 2 (1.23%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.61%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.61%) PMP
7 1 (0.61%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.45%) QA
1 4 (2.45%) Data Quality
System Software
1 8 (4.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (3.68%) Xen
3 2 (1.23%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 11 (6.75%) Puppet
2 10 (6.13%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.23%) Backup Exec
3 2 (1.23%) Salt
3 2 (1.23%) Ansible
4 1 (0.61%) StatsD
Vendors
1 8 (4.91%) Microsoft
1 8 (4.91%) Oracle
1 8 (4.91%) VMware
2 6 (3.68%) Google
3 4 (2.45%) Cognos
4 3 (1.84%) Cisco
5 2 (1.23%) webMethods
5 2 (1.23%) Symantec
5 2 (1.23%) Fujitsu
5 2 (1.23%) ICL
6 1 (0.61%) Tableau
6 1 (0.61%) Apigee
6 1 (0.61%) Mashery
6 1 (0.61%) Teradata
6 1 (0.61%) Apple
6 1 (0.61%) Intel
6 1 (0.61%) Citrix
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