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 27 September 2016 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Agile Software Development
Rank 3 6 11
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +5
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 68 91 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 21.66% 16.52% 11.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 26.46% 18.72% 15.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 68 29
Median daily rate £420 £440 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% +3.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £566 £600 £537
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.80 £40.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+7.00% +10.34%
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
257 486 315
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 81.85% 88.20% 74.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 347 185
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £600 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 41 22
Median hourly rate £42.50 £37.00 £63.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.86% -41.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.27 £21.50 £18.76
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £69.07 £57.73 £82.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

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 27 September 2016.

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 27 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +2 36 £463 +5.11% 2
Blackburn - 8 £363 - 4
Fleetwood - 7 £450 -
Preston -4 6 £349 -31.95% 4
Chorley 0 4 £250 -42.52% 2
Carnforth - 2 £350 -
Lytham St Annes - 2 - -
Lancaster - 1 £300 -
Agile Software Development
North West

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, 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 43 (32.58%) Java
2 41 (31.06%) Project Management
3 32 (24.24%) Linux
4 31 (23.48%) ITIL
4 31 (23.48%) Agile Project Management
5 30 (22.73%) Oracle
6 29 (21.97%) UML
7 28 (21.21%) OO
7 28 (21.21%) Finance
8 25 (18.94%) TDD
9 24 (18.18%) Open Source
10 23 (17.42%) Waterfall
10 23 (17.42%) Use Case
11 22 (16.67%) Business Analysis
11 22 (16.67%) Service Management
11 22 (16.67%) Apache
12 21 (15.91%) OOA/OOD
12 21 (15.91%) Security Cleared
13 20 (15.15%) BDD
13 20 (15.15%) Puppet
14 19 (14.39%) Service Design
15 18 (13.64%) IaaS
15 18 (13.64%) Opscode Chef
16 17 (12.88%) Bash Shell
16 17 (12.88%) Python
16 17 (12.88%) JavaScript
16 17 (12.88%) PRINCE2
17 15 (11.36%) C#
17 15 (11.36%) DevOps
17 15 (11.36%) SaltStack

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 22 (16.67%) Apache
2 6 (4.55%) JBoss
2 6 (4.55%) Oracle Workflow
3 4 (3.03%) Drupal
3 4 (3.03%) Skype for Business
3 4 (3.03%) Tomcat
4 3 (2.27%) CMS
4 3 (2.27%) nginx
5 2 (1.52%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.76%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.76%) Oracle Application Server
6 1 (0.76%) SAS
6 1 (0.76%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.76%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.76%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 2 (1.52%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.76%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (6.06%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (5.30%) Oracle EBS R12
3 6 (4.55%) Oracle Applications
3 6 (4.55%) Oracle Cash Management
3 6 (4.55%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.76%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 18 (13.64%) IaaS
2 9 (6.82%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.27%) PaaS
3 3 (2.27%) SaaS
4 1 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.76%) GitHub
4 1 (0.76%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.30%) HTTP
2 6 (4.55%) HTTPS
2 6 (4.55%) LDAP
3 2 (1.52%) Firewall
4 1 (0.76%) DMZ
4 1 (0.76%) Internet
4 1 (0.76%) Intranet
4 1 (0.76%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (0.76%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.76%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (9.85%) Oracle Database
2 7 (5.30%) Oracle Database 12c
2 7 (5.30%) SQL Server
3 6 (4.55%) Oracle Database 11g
3 6 (4.55%) Relational Database
4 5 (3.79%) Apache Cassandra
4 5 (3.79%) MySQL
4 5 (3.79%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (3.03%) NoSQL
6 3 (2.27%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.52%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.76%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.76%) Qlik Sense
8 1 (0.76%) QlikView
8 1 (0.76%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.76%) Redis
Development Applications
1 14 (10.61%) JIRA
2 7 (5.30%) Git (software)
3 5 (3.79%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (3.03%) Visual Studio
5 3 (2.27%) ClearCase
5 3 (2.27%) Rational Robot
6 2 (1.52%) Eclipse
6 2 (1.52%) IntelliJ
6 2 (1.52%) Jenkins
6 2 (1.52%) NetBeans
7 1 (0.76%) Artifactory
7 1 (0.76%) Gerrit
7 1 (0.76%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.76%) NUnit
7 1 (0.76%) Selenium
7 1 (0.76%) SonarQube
7 1 (0.76%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (0.76%) WebDriver
General
1 28 (21.21%) Finance
2 9 (6.82%) Retail
3 7 (5.30%) Marketing
4 6 (4.55%) General Ledger
5 1 (0.76%) Banking
5 1 (0.76%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 44 (33.33%) Developer
2 28 (21.21%) Analyst
3 24 (18.18%) Business Analyst
4 21 (15.91%) Delivery Manager
5 20 (15.15%) Java Developer
6 13 (9.85%) .NET Developer
7 11 (8.33%) Digital Delivery Manager
8 10 (7.58%) Senior Analyst
8 10 (7.58%) Senior Business Analyst
9 9 (6.82%) C# .NET Developer
9 9 (6.82%) C# Developer
10 8 (6.06%) Digital Analyst
10 8 (6.06%) Digital Business Analyst
10 8 (6.06%) Technical Analyst
11 7 (5.30%) Technical Business Analyst
12 6 (4.55%) Systems Analyst
13 5 (3.79%) Applications Developer
13 5 (3.79%) Architect
13 5 (3.79%) Senior Developer
13 5 (3.79%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (10.61%) .NET
2 13 (9.85%) Web Services
3 10 (7.58%) ASP.NET
3 10 (7.58%) HTML
4 9 (6.82%) .NET Framework
5 8 (6.06%) ASP.NET MVC
5 8 (6.06%) Entity Framework
5 8 (6.06%) J2EE
6 7 (5.30%) HTML5
6 7 (5.30%) JSON
6 7 (5.30%) WinForms
6 7 (5.30%) XML
7 6 (4.55%) CSS
7 6 (4.55%) SAML
8 4 (3.03%) jQuery
8 4 (3.03%) REST
8 4 (3.03%) RESTful
9 3 (2.27%) AngularJS
9 3 (2.27%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 3 (2.27%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (4.55%) User Experience
3 4 (3.03%) PKI
3 4 (3.03%) Smartphone
4 3 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.52%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.52%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 2 (1.52%) Social Media
6 1 (0.76%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.76%) iPad
6 1 (0.76%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.76%) NHS
6 1 (0.76%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.76%) RIA
6 1 (0.76%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 32 (24.24%) Linux
2 14 (10.61%) Unix
2 14 (10.61%) Windows
3 7 (5.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (3.03%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.76%) Android
5 1 (0.76%) CentOS
5 1 (0.76%) OS/2
5 1 (0.76%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.76%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (31.06%) Project Management
2 31 (23.48%) Agile Project Management
2 31 (23.48%) ITIL
3 29 (21.97%) UML
4 28 (21.21%) OO
5 25 (18.94%) TDD
6 24 (18.18%) Open Source
7 23 (17.42%) Use Case
7 23 (17.42%) Waterfall
8 22 (16.67%) Business Analysis
8 22 (16.67%) Service Management
9 21 (15.91%) OOA/OOD
10 20 (15.15%) BDD
11 19 (14.39%) Service Design
12 17 (12.88%) PRINCE2
13 15 (11.36%) DevOps
14 14 (10.61%) Data Management
14 14 (10.61%) Mentoring
14 14 (10.61%) Microservices
15 13 (9.85%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 43 (32.58%) Java
2 17 (12.88%) Bash Shell
2 17 (12.88%) JavaScript
2 17 (12.88%) Python
3 15 (11.36%) C#
4 14 (10.61%) SQL
5 10 (7.58%) VB
6 5 (3.79%) Lua
7 4 (3.03%) T-SQL
7 4 (3.03%) VB.NET
8 3 (2.27%) PL/SQL
8 3 (2.27%) VB6
9 2 (1.52%) C
9 2 (1.52%) Perl
9 2 (1.52%) PHP
10 1 (0.76%) C++
10 1 (0.76%) COBOL
10 1 (0.76%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.76%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 21 (15.91%) Security Cleared
2 10 (7.58%) BPSS Clearance
2 10 (7.58%) SC Cleared
3 5 (3.79%) Degree
4 4 (3.03%) CISMP
4 4 (3.03%) CISSP
5 1 (0.76%) APMP
5 1 (0.76%) BC Cleared
5 1 (0.76%) CCNA
5 1 (0.76%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.76%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.76%) ISEB
5 1 (0.76%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.76%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.58%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (3.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (2.27%) QA
4 1 (0.76%) SDET
System Software
1 4 (3.03%) Docker
2 3 (2.27%) vCloud
3 2 (1.52%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 1 (0.76%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.76%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.76%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 20 (15.15%) Puppet
2 18 (13.64%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (6.06%) Tivoli
4 4 (3.03%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.76%) Ansible
5 1 (0.76%) CFEngine
5 1 (0.76%) HAProxy
5 1 (0.76%) Kibana
5 1 (0.76%) logstash
5 1 (0.76%) Rundeck
5 1 (0.76%) Salt
5 1 (0.76%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 30 (22.73%) Oracle
2 15 (11.36%) SaltStack
3 9 (6.82%) Red Hat
4 7 (5.30%) Microsoft
5 6 (4.55%) HP
6 5 (3.79%) IBM
7 4 (3.03%) Apple
7 4 (3.03%) Citrix
7 4 (3.03%) Samsung
7 4 (3.03%) Verint
7 4 (3.03%) VMware
8 3 (2.27%) ServiceNow
9 2 (1.52%) CA
9 2 (1.52%) SAP
10 1 (0.76%) Axway
10 1 (0.76%) CheckPoint
10 1 (0.76%) Cisco
10 1 (0.76%) DevExpress
10 1 (0.76%) Google
10 1 (0.76%) Juniper
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