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 6 December 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Agile Software Development
Rank 3 1 2
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 73 85 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 24.01% 20.24% 19.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 29.08% 26.07% 23.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 65 62
Median daily rate £395 £465 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.05% +16.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £275 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £900 £548
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Median hourly rate £42.50 - £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £43.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +20.83%
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
251 326 355
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 82.57% 77.62% 81.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 218 242
Median daily rate £415 £465 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.75% +9.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £895 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 39 18
Median hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.75 £27.49 £20.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £47.33 £82.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.30% +39.80%

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 6 December 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 6 December 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 49 £450 -8.62% 2
Fleetwood -5 4 £450 -7.69%
Preston 0 3 £230 -50.53% 4
Blackburn -1 3 £350 +16.66% 1
Chorley +4 2 £273 -37.24% 1
Lancaster - 1 £300 -
Agile Software Development
North West

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 6 December 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 41 (33.88%) ITIL
2 31 (25.62%) PRINCE2
3 30 (24.79%) Oracle
3 30 (24.79%) DevOps
4 29 (23.97%) TDD
5 28 (23.14%) Data Management
5 28 (23.14%) Service Management
6 27 (22.31%) Java
7 26 (21.49%) Linux
8 23 (19.01%) Open Source
9 22 (18.18%) IaaS
10 21 (17.36%) Oracle Database
10 21 (17.36%) BDD
10 21 (17.36%) SQL
10 21 (17.36%) Change Management
10 21 (17.36%) Finance
11 20 (16.53%) C#
11 20 (16.53%) Problem Management
12 19 (15.70%) Project Management
12 19 (15.70%) Analytical Skills
13 18 (14.88%) SaaS
13 18 (14.88%) .NET
13 18 (14.88%) Security Cleared
14 17 (14.05%) Microsoft
14 17 (14.05%) PaaS
15 16 (13.22%) Windows
15 16 (13.22%) Oracle EBS
16 15 (12.40%) JavaScript
16 15 (12.40%) Continuous Improvement
17 14 (11.57%) Oracle EBS R12

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 11 (9.09%) WebSphere
2 7 (5.79%) Apache
2 7 (5.79%) Oracle Application Server
3 6 (4.96%) Oracle Workflow
4 4 (3.31%) Drupal
4 4 (3.31%) Skype for Business
5 3 (2.48%) nginx
5 3 (2.48%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.65%) CMS
6 2 (1.65%) SAS
6 2 (1.65%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.65%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.83%) JBoss
7 1 (0.83%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.83%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.83%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 11 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 9 (7.44%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.83%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 16 (13.22%) Oracle EBS
2 14 (11.57%) Oracle EBS R12
3 7 (5.79%) Oracle Applications
3 7 (5.79%) Oracle Cash Management
3 7 (5.79%) Oracle Payables
4 2 (1.65%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.83%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.83%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 22 (18.18%) IaaS
2 18 (14.88%) SaaS
3 17 (14.05%) PaaS
4 3 (2.48%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (1.65%) Office 365
6 1 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.83%) GitHub
6 1 (0.83%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.65%) Firewall
2 1 (0.83%) DMZ
2 1 (0.83%) HTTP
2 1 (0.83%) HTTPS
2 1 (0.83%) Internet
2 1 (0.83%) Intranet
2 1 (0.83%) LDAP
2 1 (0.83%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (0.83%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.83%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (17.36%) Oracle Database
2 13 (10.74%) Oracle Database 12c
3 10 (8.26%) Oracle Reports
3 10 (8.26%) SQL Server
4 9 (7.44%) Relational Database
5 6 (4.96%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (3.31%) MySQL
6 4 (3.31%) NoSQL
6 4 (3.31%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (2.48%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (2.48%) MongoDB
7 3 (2.48%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.83%) Cognos Framework Manager
8 1 (0.83%) Cognos Report Studio
8 1 (0.83%) NonStop SQL
8 1 (0.83%) Redis
8 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.83%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 7 (5.79%) Git (software)
1 7 (5.79%) JIRA
2 5 (4.13%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (4.13%) Visual Studio
3 4 (3.31%) ClearCase
3 4 (3.31%) Rational Robot
3 4 (3.31%) Selenium
4 2 (1.65%) Eclipse
4 2 (1.65%) IntelliJ
4 2 (1.65%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.65%) NetBeans
5 1 (0.83%) Artifactory
5 1 (0.83%) ClearQuest
5 1 (0.83%) Gerrit
5 1 (0.83%) HP UFT
5 1 (0.83%) Mercurial
5 1 (0.83%) Sahi
5 1 (0.83%) SonarQube
5 1 (0.83%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (0.83%) WebDriver
General
1 21 (17.36%) Finance
2 9 (7.44%) Retail
3 7 (5.79%) General Ledger
3 7 (5.79%) Marketing
4 1 (0.83%) Advertising
4 1 (0.83%) Banking
4 1 (0.83%) Legal
4 1 (0.83%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.83%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 40 (33.06%) Developer
2 21 (17.36%) Analyst
3 15 (12.40%) Java Developer
4 13 (10.74%) C# Developer
5 12 (9.92%) .NET Developer
6 11 (9.09%) Delivery Manager
7 9 (7.44%) Business Analyst
7 9 (7.44%) C# .NET Developer
7 9 (7.44%) Operations Engineer
8 7 (5.79%) DBA
8 7 (5.79%) Digital Delivery Manager
8 7 (5.79%) Oracle DBA
9 6 (4.96%) Consultant
9 6 (4.96%) Financial Analyst
9 6 (4.96%) Operational Support Analyst
9 6 (4.96%) Operations Analyst
9 6 (4.96%) Operations Support Analyst
9 6 (4.96%) Support Analyst
10 5 (4.13%) Senior Operations Engineer
10 5 (4.13%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (14.88%) .NET
2 13 (10.74%) ASP.NET
3 11 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
3 11 (9.09%) HTML
3 11 (9.09%) WinForms
4 10 (8.26%) Web Services
5 9 (7.44%) .NET Framework
6 8 (6.61%) CSS
6 8 (6.61%) Entity Framework
7 7 (5.79%) XML
8 6 (4.96%) HTML5
9 5 (4.13%) J2EE
9 5 (4.13%) RESTful
10 4 (3.31%) WPF
11 3 (2.48%) AngularJS
11 3 (2.48%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 3 (2.48%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 3 (2.48%) jQuery
11 3 (2.48%) XSD
11 3 (2.48%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 19 (15.70%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (4.96%) Tandem
3 4 (3.31%) Smartphone
3 4 (3.31%) User Experience
4 2 (1.65%) Data Centre
4 2 (1.65%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.65%) Social Media
5 1 (0.83%) CESG
5 1 (0.83%) CESG CLAS
5 1 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.83%) NHS
5 1 (0.83%) Private Cloud
5 1 (0.83%) RIA
5 1 (0.83%) Taxonomies
5 1 (0.83%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 26 (21.49%) Linux
2 16 (13.22%) Windows
3 13 (10.74%) Unix
4 9 (7.44%) AIX
4 9 (7.44%) Windows 2000
4 9 (7.44%) Windows XP
5 4 (3.31%) Apple iOS
6 3 (2.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.83%) Android
7 1 (0.83%) CentOS
7 1 (0.83%) OS/2
7 1 (0.83%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.83%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.83%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.83%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (33.88%) ITIL
2 31 (25.62%) PRINCE2
3 30 (24.79%) DevOps
4 29 (23.97%) TDD
5 28 (23.14%) Data Management
5 28 (23.14%) Service Management
6 23 (19.01%) Open Source
7 21 (17.36%) BDD
7 21 (17.36%) Change Management
8 20 (16.53%) Problem Management
9 19 (15.70%) Project Management
10 15 (12.40%) Continuous Improvement
11 14 (11.57%) Software Engineering
12 13 (10.74%) ITSM
12 13 (10.74%) MVC
12 13 (10.74%) OO
12 13 (10.74%) Scrum
13 12 (9.92%) UML
14 11 (9.09%) Operational Acceptance Testing
14 11 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 27 (22.31%) Java
2 21 (17.36%) SQL
3 20 (16.53%) C#
4 15 (12.40%) JavaScript
5 8 (6.61%) Python
6 6 (4.96%) Bash Shell
7 5 (4.13%) T-SQL
7 5 (4.13%) VB
8 3 (2.48%) Perl
8 3 (2.48%) PL/SQL
8 3 (2.48%) VB.NET
8 3 (2.48%) VB6
9 2 (1.65%) PHP
9 2 (1.65%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.83%) C
10 1 (0.83%) COBOL
10 1 (0.83%) Ruby
10 1 (0.83%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.83%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 18 (14.88%) Security Cleared
2 8 (6.61%) Degree
2 8 (6.61%) SC Cleared
3 7 (5.79%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (2.48%) ISEB
5 2 (1.65%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.83%) APMP
6 1 (0.83%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.83%) CCNA
6 1 (0.83%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.83%) CISSP
6 1 (0.83%) CLAS
6 1 (0.83%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.83%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.83%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.79%) QA
2 5 (4.13%) Disclosure Scotland
3 4 (3.31%) SLA
4 1 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.83%) SDET
System Software
1 4 (3.31%) Docker
2 3 (2.48%) vCloud
3 2 (1.65%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 1 (0.83%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.83%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.83%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (7.44%) Puppet
2 7 (5.79%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (3.31%) AirWatch
4 3 (2.48%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.83%) Ansible
5 1 (0.83%) CFEngine
5 1 (0.83%) HAProxy
5 1 (0.83%) Kibana
5 1 (0.83%) logstash
5 1 (0.83%) Rundeck
5 1 (0.83%) Salt
5 1 (0.83%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 30 (24.79%) Oracle
2 17 (14.05%) Microsoft
3 5 (4.13%) Red Hat
4 4 (3.31%) Apple
4 4 (3.31%) Citrix
4 4 (3.31%) HP
4 4 (3.31%) IBM
4 4 (3.31%) SaltStack
4 4 (3.31%) Samsung
4 4 (3.31%) Verint
4 4 (3.31%) VMware
5 2 (1.65%) CA
5 2 (1.65%) SAP
6 1 (0.83%) Black Duck
6 1 (0.83%) CheckPoint
6 1 (0.83%) Cisco
6 1 (0.83%) Cognos
6 1 (0.83%) Google
6 1 (0.83%) Juniper
6 1 (0.83%) Sonatype
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