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 October 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 10 22 17
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -5
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 51 10 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 11.62% 4.37% 7.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 16.78% 7.75% 12.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 4 18
Average daily rate
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£450 £375 £406
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -7.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £329 £357
10% offered a daily rate of more than £527 £505 £491
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £42.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-7.73% +12.00%
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
304 129 239
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 69.25% 56.33% 60.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 197 57 148
Average daily rate £420 £320 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.25% -14.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £207 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £438 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 11 12
Average hourly rate £63.00 £22.43 £51.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+180.87% -56.01%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.38 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-12.08% +3.44%

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 October 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 2 October 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 28 £438 - 4
Preston -5 10 £488 +45.52% 8
Burnley - 5 £350 - 2
Blackburn +2 3 - - 1
Skelmersdale - - - -
Chorley - - - - 1
Lancaster - - - - 2
Lytham St Annes - - - - 1
Morecambe - - - -
Newton-le-Willows - - - - 1
Agile Software Development
North West

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 40 (31.25%) Scrum
2 34 (26.56%) Java
3 30 (23.44%) .NET
3 30 (23.44%) TDD
4 26 (20.31%) C#
5 23 (17.97%) Security Cleared
6 19 (14.84%) Project Management
7 17 (13.28%) JavaScript
8 16 (12.50%) Finance
8 16 (12.50%) Unit Testing
9 15 (11.72%) WPF
9 15 (11.72%) BDD
9 15 (11.72%) J2EE
10 14 (10.94%) SQL Server
10 14 (10.94%) Scala
11 13 (10.16%) Hibernate
12 12 (9.38%) Stakeholder Management
12 12 (9.38%) Waterfall
12 12 (9.38%) Supplier Management
13 11 (8.59%) Team Foundation Server
13 11 (8.59%) HTML
13 11 (8.59%) Crystal Reports
13 11 (8.59%) CSS
14 10 (7.81%) SQL
14 10 (7.81%) Sybase
14 10 (7.81%) PRINCE2
15 9 (7.03%) MVC
15 9 (7.03%) PMI Certification
15 9 (7.03%) Linux
15 9 (7.03%) UML

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 9 (7.03%) WebSphere
2 7 (5.47%) Tomcat
3 6 (4.69%) IIS
4 4 (3.13%) nginx
4 4 (3.13%) Jetty
4 4 (3.13%) Apache
5 3 (2.34%) WebLogic
5 3 (2.34%) MQSeries
5 3 (2.34%) CMS
5 3 (2.34%) Escenic
5 3 (2.34%) Adobe CQ
6 1 (0.78%) Node.js
6 1 (0.78%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 4 (3.13%) MS Visio
2 3 (2.34%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.56%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (1.56%) MS Project
3 2 (1.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (3.91%) Cognos TM1
2 3 (2.34%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.91%) PaaS
1 5 (3.91%) IaaS
2 1 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.78%) SaaS
2 1 (0.78%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.78%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.91%) HTTP
2 4 (3.13%) TCP/IP
2 4 (3.13%) SSL
3 2 (1.56%) Intranet
4 1 (0.78%) DNS
4 1 (0.78%) DHCP
4 1 (0.78%) FTP
4 1 (0.78%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (10.94%) SQL Server
2 11 (8.59%) Crystal Reports
3 9 (7.03%) MySQL
4 5 (3.91%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (2.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (2.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (2.34%) NoSQL
5 3 (2.34%) MongoDB
5 3 (2.34%) Hadoop
5 3 (2.34%) Big Data
6 2 (1.56%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.78%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.78%) PowerCenter
7 1 (0.78%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.78%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.78%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 11 (8.59%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (3.13%) WebDriver
2 4 (3.13%) Selenium
3 3 (2.34%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.78%) JUnit
4 1 (0.78%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
4 1 (0.78%) Rational Rose
4 1 (0.78%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.78%) ERwin
4 1 (0.78%) JMeter
4 1 (0.78%) JIRA
4 1 (0.78%) TestNG
4 1 (0.78%) RSpec
4 1 (0.78%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.78%) SoapUI
General
1 16 (12.50%) Finance
2 7 (5.47%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.34%) Banking
4 1 (0.78%) Law
4 1 (0.78%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.78%) Marketing
4 1 (0.78%) Local Government
4 1 (0.78%) Retail
4 1 (0.78%) Billing
Job Titles
1 39 (30.47%) Developer
2 27 (21.09%) Analyst
3 19 (14.84%) Project Manager
4 16 (12.50%) Business Analyst
5 14 (10.94%) .NET Developer
6 10 (7.81%) Java Developer
6 10 (7.81%) Agile Coach
7 6 (4.69%) Applications Manager
7 6 (4.69%) C# Developer
7 6 (4.69%) Software Developer
8 5 (3.91%) Consultant
8 5 (3.91%) Transition Manager
8 5 (3.91%) Analyst Developer
8 5 (3.91%) Agile Business Analyst
9 4 (3.13%) .NET Software Developer
9 4 (3.13%) C# .NET Developer
9 4 (3.13%) WPF Developer
9 4 (3.13%) C# Software Developer
9 4 (3.13%) ScrumMaster
9 4 (3.13%) Applications Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (23.44%) .NET
2 15 (11.72%) WPF
2 15 (11.72%) J2EE
3 13 (10.16%) Hibernate
4 11 (8.59%) HTML
4 11 (8.59%) CSS
5 9 (7.03%) ASP.NET
5 9 (7.03%) jQuery
5 9 (7.03%) Spring
6 8 (6.25%) HTML5
7 6 (4.69%) CSS3
7 6 (4.69%) Ajax
7 6 (4.69%) Web Services
8 5 (3.91%) XML
8 5 (3.91%) Servlets
9 4 (3.13%) REST
9 4 (3.13%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (3.13%) JSON
9 4 (3.13%) EJB
9 4 (3.13%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.25%) Open Source
2 6 (4.69%) PMI
3 5 (3.91%) Inversion of Control
4 3 (2.34%) NHS
4 3 (2.34%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.34%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.56%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.56%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.56%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.78%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 9 (7.03%) Linux
2 2 (1.56%) UNIX
2 2 (1.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (31.25%) Scrum
2 30 (23.44%) TDD
3 19 (14.84%) Project Management
4 16 (12.50%) Unit Testing
5 15 (11.72%) BDD
6 12 (9.38%) Stakeholder Management
6 12 (9.38%) Waterfall
6 12 (9.38%) Supplier Management
7 10 (7.81%) PRINCE2
8 9 (7.03%) MVC
8 9 (7.03%) UML
9 8 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (5.47%) ERP
10 7 (5.47%) MVVM
10 7 (5.47%) Kanban
10 7 (5.47%) Continuous Improvement
11 6 (4.69%) User Stories
11 6 (4.69%) Mentoring
11 6 (4.69%) OOA/OOD
12 5 (3.91%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 34 (26.56%) Java
2 26 (20.31%) C#
3 17 (13.28%) JavaScript
4 14 (10.94%) Scala
5 10 (7.81%) SQL
6 8 (6.25%) VB.NET
7 5 (3.91%) VB
7 5 (3.91%) PHP
8 4 (3.13%) Ruby
8 4 (3.13%) XAML
9 3 (2.34%) VBScript
9 3 (2.34%) Python
10 2 (1.56%) T-SQL
10 2 (1.56%) C++
11 1 (0.78%) Perl
11 1 (0.78%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 23 (17.97%) Security Cleared
2 9 (7.03%) PMI Certification
2 9 (7.03%) SC Cleared
3 6 (4.69%) Degree
3 6 (4.69%) ISEB
3 6 (4.69%) PMP
4 4 (3.13%) APMP
4 4 (3.13%) ISEB Practitioner
5 3 (2.34%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 3 (2.34%) BC Cleared
6 2 (1.56%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.78%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.47%) QA
2 1 (0.78%) COBIT
System Software
1 3 (2.34%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.56%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (3.13%) Puppet
2 3 (2.34%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (7.81%) Sybase
2 9 (7.03%) Microsoft
3 7 (5.47%) SAP
4 6 (4.69%) IBM
4 6 (4.69%) Cognos
4 6 (4.69%) Oracle
5 5 (3.91%) Business Objects
6 3 (2.34%) JBoss
6 3 (2.34%) VMware
7 1 (0.78%) Siebel
7 1 (0.78%) Informatica
7 1 (0.78%) ESRI
7 1 (0.78%) Google
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