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 2 June 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 4 6 14
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +8
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 75 80 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 17.52% 15.27% 7.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 21.07% 19.56% 10.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 50 7
Average daily rate
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£350 £400 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +40.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £330 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £481 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £41.72 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
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
356 409 140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 83.18% 78.05% 67.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 232 258 69
Average daily rate £375 £400 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +28.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £414
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 33 13
Average hourly rate £37.00 £25.00 £20.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.00% +20.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.25 £19.28 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.33 £48.65 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 2 June 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 2 June 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 +13 46 £350 -12.50% 2
Burnley 0 16 £300 -25.00%
Preston -14 4 £519 +33.87% 9
Skelmersdale - 1 - - 1
Chorley - 1 £400 - 2
Lytham St Annes - 1 - - 1
Agile Software Development
North West

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 51 (32.69%) Java
2 32 (20.51%) Finance
2 32 (20.51%) Waterfall
3 28 (17.95%) TDD
4 25 (16.03%) BDD
4 25 (16.03%) Open Source
5 24 (15.38%) Selenium
6 23 (14.74%) Linux
7 22 (14.10%) Spring
8 21 (13.46%) V-Model
9 20 (12.82%) Security Cleared
9 20 (12.82%) Project Management
9 20 (12.82%) Scrum
10 19 (12.18%) Continuous Integration
10 19 (12.18%) MongoDB
11 18 (11.54%) SQL
12 17 (10.90%) Web Services
12 17 (10.90%) Spring MVC
12 17 (10.90%) Scala
13 16 (10.26%) Hibernate
14 15 (9.62%) Mainframe
14 15 (9.62%) ISEB
15 14 (8.97%) SC Cleared
15 14 (8.97%) Unit Testing
15 14 (8.97%) Software Engineering
15 14 (8.97%) Jenkins
16 13 (8.33%) Tomcat
16 13 (8.33%) Windows
17 12 (7.69%) Data Modelling
17 12 (7.69%) Configuration Management

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 13 (8.33%) Tomcat
2 11 (7.05%) Node.js
3 9 (5.77%) WebSphere
4 7 (4.49%) Apache
5 5 (3.21%) nginx
5 5 (3.21%) Jetty
5 5 (3.21%) IIS
6 3 (1.92%) JBoss
7 1 (0.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 5 (3.21%) MS Office
2 4 (2.56%) PowerPivot
2 4 (2.56%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.92%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (1.92%) Photoshop
3 3 (1.92%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.64%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 4 (2.56%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 3 (1.92%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.49%) Cloud Computing
1 7 (4.49%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (3.21%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (3.21%) Google App Engine
2 5 (3.21%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (1.92%) IaaS
3 3 (1.92%) SuccessFactors
4 2 (1.28%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.85%) FTP
1 6 (3.85%) HTTP
2 5 (3.21%) IPsec
2 5 (3.21%) TCP/IP
2 5 (3.21%) SSL
2 5 (3.21%) DHCP
2 5 (3.21%) DNS
3 1 (0.64%) AMQP
3 1 (0.64%) LDAP
3 1 (0.64%) LAN
3 1 (0.64%) WAN
3 1 (0.64%) Internet
3 1 (0.64%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (12.18%) MongoDB
2 7 (4.49%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.49%) NoSQL
3 5 (3.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 5 (3.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (3.21%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (2.56%) Cognos Framework Manager
4 4 (2.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 3 (1.92%) MySQL
6 2 (1.28%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (1.28%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.64%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.64%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.64%) CouchDB
7 1 (0.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.64%) SSDT
7 1 (0.64%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.64%) Big Data
7 1 (0.64%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.64%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 24 (15.38%) Selenium
2 14 (8.97%) Jenkins
3 12 (7.69%) Git (software)
4 11 (7.05%) Eclipse
4 11 (7.05%) JUnit
5 10 (6.41%) Team Foundation Server
6 8 (5.13%) Maven
7 7 (4.49%) Ant
8 5 (3.21%) WebDriver
9 3 (1.92%) Dreamweaver
9 3 (1.92%) Cucumber
10 2 (1.28%) Balsamiq Mockups
10 2 (1.28%) Axure RP
10 2 (1.28%) Rational DOORS
10 2 (1.28%) Hudson
10 2 (1.28%) SoapUI
10 2 (1.28%) Jasmine
10 2 (1.28%) ClearCase
10 2 (1.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (1.28%) TeamCity
General
1 32 (20.51%) Finance
2 2 (1.28%) Military
3 1 (0.64%) Retail
3 1 (0.64%) Aerospace
3 1 (0.64%) Law
Job Titles
1 42 (26.92%) Developer
2 34 (21.79%) Analyst
3 28 (17.95%) Business Analyst
4 25 (16.03%) Architect
5 19 (12.18%) Java Developer
6 17 (10.90%) Technical Architect
7 16 (10.26%) Project Manager
8 13 (8.33%) Tester
9 11 (7.05%) Agile Business Analyst
10 7 (4.49%) Test Analyst
11 6 (3.85%) Senior Developer
11 6 (3.85%) Data Architect
11 6 (3.85%) Senior Java Developer
11 6 (3.85%) Test Engineer
12 5 (3.21%) .NET Developer
12 5 (3.21%) AWS Developer
13 4 (2.56%) Automation Tester
13 4 (2.56%) DevOps Engineer
13 4 (2.56%) Cognos Developer
14 3 (1.92%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (14.10%) Spring
2 17 (10.90%) Web Services
2 17 (10.90%) Spring MVC
3 16 (10.26%) Hibernate
4 11 (7.05%) .NET
5 10 (6.41%) AngularJS
5 10 (6.41%) J2EE
6 8 (5.13%) jQuery
7 7 (4.49%) Apache Wicket
7 7 (4.49%) Struts
7 7 (4.49%) HTML
8 6 (3.85%) REST
8 6 (3.85%) SOAP
8 6 (3.85%) RESTful
9 5 (3.21%) Apache CXF
9 5 (3.21%) WCF
9 5 (3.21%) Ajax
9 5 (3.21%) CSS
9 5 (3.21%) Servlets
10 4 (2.56%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 15 (9.62%) Mainframe
2 11 (7.05%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (3.85%) Management Information System
4 5 (3.21%) Visualisation
4 5 (3.21%) Reference Data
4 5 (3.21%) User Experience
5 3 (1.92%) Data Integration
6 2 (1.28%) Tandem
7 1 (0.64%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.64%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 23 (14.74%) Linux
2 13 (8.33%) Windows
3 6 (3.85%) VME
4 2 (1.28%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (1.28%) UNIX
4 2 (1.28%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.64%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (20.51%) Waterfall
2 28 (17.95%) TDD
3 25 (16.03%) BDD
3 25 (16.03%) Open Source
4 21 (13.46%) V-Model
5 20 (12.82%) Project Management
5 20 (12.82%) Scrum
6 19 (12.18%) Continuous Integration
7 14 (8.97%) Unit Testing
7 14 (8.97%) Software Engineering
8 12 (7.69%) Data Modelling
8 12 (7.69%) Configuration Management
8 12 (7.69%) MVC
9 11 (7.05%) Software Testing
9 11 (7.05%) Validation
9 11 (7.05%) Migration
9 11 (7.05%) PRINCE2
10 10 (6.41%) DevOps
10 10 (6.41%) Stakeholder Management
11 9 (5.77%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 51 (32.69%) Java
2 18 (11.54%) SQL
3 17 (10.90%) Scala
4 11 (7.05%) JavaScript
5 9 (5.77%) Ruby
6 7 (4.49%) C#
7 5 (3.21%) Python
8 3 (1.92%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.28%) Bash Shell
9 2 (1.28%) Perl
9 2 (1.28%) Ada
10 1 (0.64%) Groovy
10 1 (0.64%) C
10 1 (0.64%) C++
10 1 (0.64%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.64%) VB
10 1 (0.64%) VBA
10 1 (0.64%) R
Qualifications
1 20 (12.82%) Security Cleared
2 15 (9.62%) ISEB
3 14 (8.97%) SC Cleared
4 9 (5.77%) HND
4 9 (5.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 6 (3.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 5 (3.21%) Degree
7 4 (2.56%) ISTQB
8 2 (1.28%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (1.28%) MBA
9 1 (0.64%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.64%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.21%) QA
2 4 (2.56%) Data Quality
System Software
1 7 (4.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (3.21%) Xen
3 2 (1.28%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 10 (6.41%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (5.77%) Puppet
3 2 (1.28%) Ansible
3 2 (1.28%) Salt
3 2 (1.28%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.64%) StatsD
Vendors
1 8 (5.13%) Microsoft
2 7 (4.49%) VMware
2 7 (4.49%) Oracle
3 5 (3.21%) Google
4 4 (2.56%) Cognos
5 2 (1.28%) webMethods
5 2 (1.28%) Symantec
5 2 (1.28%) Cisco
5 2 (1.28%) ICL
5 2 (1.28%) Fujitsu
6 1 (0.64%) IBM
6 1 (0.64%) Teradata
6 1 (0.64%) Apple
6 1 (0.64%) Intel
6 1 (0.64%) Citrix
6 1 (0.64%) Tableau
6 1 (0.64%) Apigee
6 1 (0.64%) Mashery
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