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 28 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 8 9 20
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +11
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 72 51 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 15.09% 12.75% 6.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 18.27% 16.89% 12.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 25 7
Average daily rate
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£440 £400 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £300 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £490 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £43.43 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £41.25 £38.75
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +6.45%
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
394 302 155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 82.60% 75.50% 55.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 275 164 76
Average daily rate £442 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.73% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £270 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 24 17
Average hourly rate £42.00 £25.92 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+62.06% -30.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.30 £15.04 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.50 £78.00 £75.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

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 28 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 28 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 -2 51 £440 +6.66% 3
Preston +1 8 £600 +66.08% 3
Skelmersdale - 2 - -
Lytham St Annes +12 1 - -
Burnley -2 1 £350 - 1
Morecambe - 1 £210 -
Agile Software Development
North West

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 28 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 44 (29.93%) Project Management
2 38 (25.85%) Waterfall
3 35 (23.81%) Java
4 28 (19.05%) Web Services
4 28 (19.05%) TDD
5 27 (18.37%) Finance
6 26 (17.69%) PRINCE2
7 25 (17.01%) Stakeholder Management
7 25 (17.01%) Analytical Skills
8 22 (14.97%) Linux
8 22 (14.97%) JavaScript
8 22 (14.97%) .NET
9 21 (14.29%) Business Analysis
9 21 (14.29%) Open Source
10 20 (13.61%) SQL Server
11 19 (12.93%) BDD
11 19 (12.93%) Jenkins
12 17 (11.56%) Configuration Management
12 17 (11.56%) Continuous Integration
13 16 (10.88%) Security Cleared
13 16 (10.88%) SQL
13 16 (10.88%) MongoDB
14 15 (10.20%) C#
14 15 (10.20%) ASP.NET
14 15 (10.20%) Data Modelling
14 15 (10.20%) Git (software)
14 15 (10.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 15 (10.20%) jQuery
15 14 (9.52%) CSS
15 14 (9.52%) HTML

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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 11 (7.48%) Tomcat
2 10 (6.80%) SharePoint
2 10 (6.80%) IIS
3 9 (6.12%) Apache
4 6 (4.08%) nginx
5 5 (3.40%) WebSphere
5 5 (3.40%) Jetty
5 5 (3.40%) Node.js
6 4 (2.72%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (2.72%) JBoss
7 2 (1.36%) CMS
8 1 (0.68%) Confluence
8 1 (0.68%) OpenStack
Applications
1 4 (2.72%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.04%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.68%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.68%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.68%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.04%) SAP HCM
2 2 (1.36%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.44%) Cloud Computing
2 7 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (3.40%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (3.40%) Google App Engine
3 5 (3.40%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (2.72%) GitHub
5 3 (2.04%) SuccessFactors
6 1 (0.68%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (7.48%) HTTP
1 11 (7.48%) Internet
2 6 (4.08%) SSL
2 6 (4.08%) TCP/IP
3 5 (3.40%) DNS
3 5 (3.40%) DHCP
3 5 (3.40%) FTP
3 5 (3.40%) IPsec
4 4 (2.72%) SMTP
5 2 (1.36%) VoIP
6 1 (0.68%) WAN
6 1 (0.68%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (13.61%) SQL Server
2 16 (10.88%) MongoDB
3 9 (6.12%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (5.44%) PostgreSQL
4 8 (5.44%) NoSQL
5 5 (3.40%) MySQL
6 4 (2.72%) SQLite
7 3 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (1.36%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.36%) Big Data
8 2 (1.36%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.68%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.68%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.68%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.68%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 19 (12.93%) Jenkins
2 15 (10.20%) Git (software)
3 12 (8.16%) Rational DOORS
4 11 (7.48%) Eclipse
5 9 (6.12%) Visual Studio
6 6 (4.08%) Subversion
6 6 (4.08%) PHPUnit
7 5 (3.40%) JUnit
8 4 (2.72%) Hudson
8 4 (2.72%) Maven
8 4 (2.72%) IntelliJ
8 4 (2.72%) NUnit
9 3 (2.04%) Cucumber
10 2 (1.36%) JIRA
11 1 (0.68%) Selenium
11 1 (0.68%) ClearCase
General
1 27 (18.37%) Finance
2 4 (2.72%) Aerospace
3 2 (1.36%) Military
3 2 (1.36%) Banking
4 1 (0.68%) Retail
4 1 (0.68%) Law
4 1 (0.68%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 53 (36.05%) Analyst
2 44 (29.93%) Business Analyst
3 33 (22.45%) Developer
4 17 (11.56%) Architect
5 11 (7.48%) Java Developer
5 11 (7.48%) Agile Business Analyst
6 10 (6.80%) Delivery Manager
7 9 (6.12%) Tester
7 9 (6.12%) Technical Architect
8 8 (5.44%) Project Manager
9 6 (4.08%) Test Analyst
9 6 (4.08%) Senior Analyst
10 5 (3.40%) Senior Developer
10 5 (3.40%) Senior Business Analyst
10 5 (3.40%) Data Architect
11 4 (2.72%) Test Manager
11 4 (2.72%) .NET Developer
11 4 (2.72%) Scala Developer
12 3 (2.04%) Data Migration Analyst
12 3 (2.04%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (19.05%) Web Services
2 22 (14.97%) .NET
3 15 (10.20%) ASP.NET
3 15 (10.20%) jQuery
4 14 (9.52%) CSS
4 14 (9.52%) HTML
5 11 (7.48%) J2EE
6 9 (6.12%) CAML
7 8 (5.44%) HTML5
7 8 (5.44%) .NET Framework
8 7 (4.76%) REST
9 6 (4.08%) SOAP
9 6 (4.08%) Spring
10 5 (3.40%) Servlets
11 4 (2.72%) Ajax
11 4 (2.72%) Ruby on Rails
11 4 (2.72%) AngularJS
11 4 (2.72%) ASP.NET MVC
11 4 (2.72%) WCF
11 4 (2.72%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 25 (17.01%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (6.80%) Mainframe
3 4 (2.72%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.36%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.36%) Tandem
5 1 (0.68%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.68%) Wiki
5 1 (0.68%) Reference Data
5 1 (0.68%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.68%) Social Media
5 1 (0.68%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.68%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 22 (14.97%) Linux
2 10 (6.80%) UNIX
3 9 (6.12%) Mac OS X
4 7 (4.76%) Windows
5 5 (3.40%) VME
6 2 (1.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (29.93%) Project Management
2 38 (25.85%) Waterfall
3 28 (19.05%) TDD
4 26 (17.69%) PRINCE2
5 25 (17.01%) Stakeholder Management
6 21 (14.29%) Business Analysis
6 21 (14.29%) Open Source
7 19 (12.93%) BDD
8 17 (11.56%) Continuous Integration
8 17 (11.56%) Configuration Management
9 15 (10.20%) Data Modelling
10 13 (8.84%) Data Management
11 12 (8.16%) TOGAF
11 12 (8.16%) Scrum
11 12 (8.16%) OO
11 12 (8.16%) V-Model
12 10 (6.80%) Automated Testing
12 10 (6.80%) ITIL
12 10 (6.80%) GAP Analysis
13 8 (5.44%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 35 (23.81%) Java
2 22 (14.97%) JavaScript
3 16 (10.88%) SQL
4 15 (10.20%) C#
5 11 (7.48%) Ruby
5 11 (7.48%) Scala
6 10 (6.80%) VB
7 9 (6.12%) PowerShell
7 9 (6.12%) FQL
8 7 (4.76%) PHP
9 6 (4.08%) Python
10 4 (2.72%) VB.NET
10 4 (2.72%) VBA
10 4 (2.72%) C++
10 4 (2.72%) COBOL
10 4 (2.72%) C
10 4 (2.72%) VBScript
11 3 (2.04%) T-SQL
12 2 (1.36%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.68%) R
Qualifications
1 16 (10.88%) Security Cleared
2 15 (10.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 10 (6.80%) APMP
4 7 (4.76%) SC Cleared
5 6 (4.08%) ISEB
5 6 (4.08%) Degree
6 4 (2.72%) ISTQB
7 3 (2.04%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 2 (1.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.68%) OCAJ
9 1 (0.68%) OCP
9 1 (0.68%) OCA
9 1 (0.68%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.72%) QA
2 2 (1.36%) P3O
System Software
1 6 (4.08%) Active Directory
1 6 (4.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (3.40%) Xen
3 4 (2.72%) BitLocker
4 1 (0.68%) QEMU
4 1 (0.68%) KVM
Systems Management
1 9 (6.12%) Puppet
1 9 (6.12%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.68%) StatsD
2 1 (0.68%) Graylog
Vendors
1 8 (5.44%) Microsoft
1 8 (5.44%) VMware
2 7 (4.76%) Oracle
3 5 (3.40%) Google
4 4 (2.72%) Micro Focus
5 3 (2.04%) PeopleSoft
5 3 (2.04%) SAP
6 2 (1.36%) NetApp
6 2 (1.36%) SaltStack
7 1 (0.68%) Nintex
7 1 (0.68%) Apigee
7 1 (0.68%) Mashery
7 1 (0.68%) Tableau
7 1 (0.68%) Teradata
7 1 (0.68%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.68%) Intel
7 1 (0.68%) Citrix
7 1 (0.68%) IBM
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