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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 9 18 18
Rank change year-on-year
+9 0
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 54 16 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 12.47% 5.90% 6.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 17.59% 10.88% 11.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 6 16
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£424 £318 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.46% -18.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £299 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £529 £475 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £41.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-14.63% +9.33%
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
307 147 247
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 70.90% 54.24% 60.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 69 151
Average daily rate £425 £308 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.21% -18.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £220 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £400 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 15 11
Average hourly rate £63.00 £70.00 £51.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +37.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014. 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 +7 24 £425 - 2
Preston -3 14 £424 +34.52% 7
Burnley - 5 £350 - 2
Blackburn -1 2 - - 1
Lytham St Annes - 1 - - 1
Morecambe - - - -
Newton-le-Willows - - - - 1
Accrington - - - -
Chorley - - - - 1
Lancaster - - - - 2
Skelmersdale - - - -
Agile Software Development
North West

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 46 (33.82%) Scrum
2 41 (30.15%) Java
3 38 (27.94%) TDD
4 32 (23.53%) .NET
5 28 (20.59%) C#
6 23 (16.91%) Security Cleared
7 21 (15.44%) Scala
8 19 (13.97%) Unit Testing
8 19 (13.97%) J2EE
8 19 (13.97%) BDD
9 18 (13.24%) Project Management
9 18 (13.24%) Finance
9 18 (13.24%) Hibernate
10 17 (12.50%) JavaScript
11 16 (11.76%) WPF
12 14 (10.29%) Spring
12 14 (10.29%) MySQL
12 14 (10.29%) HTML
12 14 (10.29%) CSS
13 13 (9.56%) SQL Server
13 13 (9.56%) Team Foundation Server
13 13 (9.56%) Waterfall
14 12 (8.82%) Supplier Management
14 12 (8.82%) Sybase
14 12 (8.82%) Linux
14 12 (8.82%) UML
15 11 (8.09%) VB.NET
15 11 (8.09%) Tomcat
15 11 (8.09%) SQL
15 11 (8.09%) Crystal Reports

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 (8.09%) Tomcat
1 11 (8.09%) WebSphere
2 6 (4.41%) WebLogic
2 6 (4.41%) IIS
3 5 (3.68%) Escenic
3 5 (3.68%) Adobe CQ
3 5 (3.68%) CMS
3 5 (3.68%) MQSeries
4 4 (2.94%) Apache
4 4 (2.94%) nginx
4 4 (2.94%) Jetty
5 2 (1.47%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.74%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (0.74%) Node.js
Applications
1 5 (3.68%) MS Visio
2 3 (2.21%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.47%) MS Project
3 2 (1.47%) MS Office
3 2 (1.47%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (3.68%) Cognos TM1
2 3 (2.21%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.68%) IaaS
1 5 (3.68%) PaaS
2 1 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.74%) SaaS
2 1 (0.74%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.74%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.68%) HTTP
2 4 (2.94%) TCP/IP
2 4 (2.94%) SSL
3 2 (1.47%) Intranet
4 1 (0.74%) DNS
4 1 (0.74%) IPsec
4 1 (0.74%) DHCP
4 1 (0.74%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (10.29%) MySQL
2 13 (9.56%) SQL Server
3 11 (8.09%) Crystal Reports
4 5 (3.68%) MongoDB
4 5 (3.68%) Big Data
4 5 (3.68%) Hadoop
4 5 (3.68%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (2.21%) NoSQL
5 3 (2.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (2.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (2.21%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.74%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.74%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.74%) PowerCenter
6 1 (0.74%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 13 (9.56%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (4.41%) Selenium
2 6 (4.41%) WebDriver
3 4 (2.94%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.47%) Mockito
5 1 (0.74%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.74%) Hudson
5 1 (0.74%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.74%) TestNG
5 1 (0.74%) RSpec
5 1 (0.74%) JIRA
5 1 (0.74%) ERwin
5 1 (0.74%) JMeter
5 1 (0.74%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
5 1 (0.74%) Rational Rose
5 1 (0.74%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.74%) JUnit
General
1 18 (13.24%) Finance
2 7 (5.15%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.21%) Banking
4 1 (0.74%) Retail
4 1 (0.74%) Billing
4 1 (0.74%) Local Government
4 1 (0.74%) Marketing
4 1 (0.74%) Law
4 1 (0.74%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 46 (33.82%) Developer
2 30 (22.06%) Analyst
3 18 (13.24%) Project Manager
4 17 (12.50%) Business Analyst
5 16 (11.76%) Java Developer
6 15 (11.03%) .NET Developer
7 10 (7.35%) Agile Coach
8 6 (4.41%) Senior Developer
8 6 (4.41%) Consultant
8 6 (4.41%) Agile Business Analyst
8 6 (4.41%) Senior Java Developer
8 6 (4.41%) C# Developer
9 5 (3.68%) WPF Developer
9 5 (3.68%) Senior Analyst
9 5 (3.68%) Analyst Developer
9 5 (3.68%) Developer Analyst
9 5 (3.68%) Transition Manager
9 5 (3.68%) Applications Manager
9 5 (3.68%) Senior Programmer
9 5 (3.68%) Senior Java Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (23.53%) .NET
2 19 (13.97%) J2EE
3 18 (13.24%) Hibernate
4 16 (11.76%) WPF
5 14 (10.29%) Spring
5 14 (10.29%) HTML
5 14 (10.29%) CSS
6 11 (8.09%) HTML5
7 10 (7.35%) CSS3
7 10 (7.35%) jQuery
8 8 (5.88%) Ajax
9 7 (5.15%) XML
9 7 (5.15%) ASP.NET
9 7 (5.15%) Struts
10 6 (4.41%) EJB
11 5 (3.68%) JSF
11 5 (3.68%) Ruby on Rails
11 5 (3.68%) LAMP
11 5 (3.68%) Java RMI
11 5 (3.68%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.88%) Open Source
2 7 (5.15%) Inversion of Control
3 6 (4.41%) PMI
4 5 (3.68%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.21%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.21%) NHS
6 2 (1.47%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.47%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.47%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.74%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.74%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.74%) GIS
7 1 (0.74%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 12 (8.82%) Linux
2 4 (2.94%) UNIX
2 4 (2.94%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (33.82%) Scrum
2 38 (27.94%) TDD
3 19 (13.97%) Unit Testing
3 19 (13.97%) BDD
4 18 (13.24%) Project Management
5 13 (9.56%) Waterfall
6 12 (8.82%) Supplier Management
6 12 (8.82%) UML
7 11 (8.09%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (6.62%) MVC
8 9 (6.62%) OOA/OOD
8 9 (6.62%) PRINCE2
9 8 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (5.88%) MVVM
9 8 (5.88%) Mentoring
10 7 (5.15%) Continuous Improvement
10 7 (5.15%) Kanban
10 7 (5.15%) RUP
10 7 (5.15%) ERP
11 6 (4.41%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 41 (30.15%) Java
2 28 (20.59%) C#
3 21 (15.44%) Scala
4 17 (12.50%) JavaScript
5 11 (8.09%) VB.NET
5 11 (8.09%) SQL
6 6 (4.41%) PHP
7 4 (2.94%) VB
7 4 (2.94%) Python
7 4 (2.94%) Ruby
8 3 (2.21%) T-SQL
8 3 (2.21%) VBScript
9 2 (1.47%) Perl
9 2 (1.47%) C++
9 2 (1.47%) XAML
10 1 (0.74%) PHP5
10 1 (0.74%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (16.91%) Security Cleared
2 9 (6.62%) SC Cleared
2 9 (6.62%) PMI Certification
3 8 (5.88%) ISEB
4 6 (4.41%) PMP
5 5 (3.68%) Degree
6 4 (2.94%) ISTQB
6 4 (2.94%) ISEB Practitioner
6 4 (2.94%) APMP
7 3 (2.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (2.21%) BC Cleared
7 3 (2.21%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.74%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.09%) QA
2 1 (0.74%) COBIT
System Software
1 4 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.47%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (4.41%) Puppet
2 5 (3.68%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.47%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (8.82%) Sybase
2 9 (6.62%) Oracle
3 8 (5.88%) JBoss
3 8 (5.88%) Microsoft
4 7 (5.15%) SAP
5 6 (4.41%) Cognos
5 6 (4.41%) IBM
6 5 (3.68%) Business Objects
7 4 (2.94%) VMware
8 1 (0.74%) Telerik
8 1 (0.74%) Google
8 1 (0.74%) Mercator
8 1 (0.74%) Informatica
8 1 (0.74%) ESRI
8 1 (0.74%) Siebel
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Rate: competitive
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