The table below looks at the statistics for Agile Software Development skills in IT contracts advertised for the Liverpool 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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 9 13 10
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -3
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 20 8 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 11.17% 6.30% 13.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 15.63% 10.26% 18.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 6
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£400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +2.85%
Agile Software Development
Merseyside

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Liverpool region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Liverpool
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
128 78 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 71.51% 61.42% 71.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 47 58
Average daily rate £375 £381 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.63% +8.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £265 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £501
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £15.00 £19.64 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.62% +63.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

Agile Software Development
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Liverpool region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Agile Software Development Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

Agile Software Development
Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Liverpool region.

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

Agile Software Development
Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Liverpool region.

Agile Software Development Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Liverpool 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 19 (55.88%) Web Services
2 9 (26.47%) TIBCO
2 9 (26.47%) XML
2 9 (26.47%) HTML
2 9 (26.47%) Java
2 9 (26.47%) Spring
2 9 (26.47%) jQuery
2 9 (26.47%) WCF
3 8 (23.53%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (23.53%) JSF
3 8 (23.53%) REST
3 8 (23.53%) Oracle
3 8 (23.53%) SQL Server
3 8 (23.53%) EJB
3 8 (23.53%) OOP
3 8 (23.53%) OO
3 8 (23.53%) Swing
3 8 (23.53%) BizTalk Server
3 8 (23.53%) Hibernate
4 7 (20.59%) SOA
4 7 (20.59%) HTTP
4 7 (20.59%) Microsoft
4 7 (20.59%) XQuery
4 7 (20.59%) IIS
4 7 (20.59%) Visual Studio
4 7 (20.59%) C#
4 7 (20.59%) Windows
4 7 (20.59%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (20.59%) XPath
4 7 (20.59%) SQL Server Integration Services

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Liverpool 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 8 (23.53%) BizTalk Server
2 7 (20.59%) IIS
3 6 (17.65%) MQSeries
4 1 (2.94%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.94%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (2.94%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (2.94%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) InfoPath
1 1 (2.94%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 7 (20.59%) HTTP
2 2 (5.88%) ATM
2 2 (5.88%) GSM
2 2 (5.88%) SDH
2 2 (5.88%) UMTS
2 2 (5.88%) Ethernet
2 2 (5.88%) Radio Access Network
2 2 (5.88%) RNC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (23.53%) SQL Server
2 7 (20.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (5.88%) RDBMS
3 2 (5.88%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.94%) Data Mining
4 1 (2.94%) MySQL
4 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (23.53%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (20.59%) Visual Studio
3 2 (5.88%) JIRA
4 1 (2.94%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.94%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.94%) Appium
4 1 (2.94%) Subversion
4 1 (2.94%) Xcode
General
1 2 (5.88%) Retail
1 2 (5.88%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.94%) Finance
2 1 (2.94%) Law
2 1 (2.94%) Legal
2 1 (2.94%) Multimedia
2 1 (2.94%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (38.24%) Developer
2 8 (23.53%) Analyst
2 8 (23.53%) Business Analyst
3 6 (17.65%) BizTalk Developer
4 5 (14.71%) Java Developer
5 4 (11.76%) Applications Developer
6 3 (8.82%) Project Manager
7 2 (5.88%) Field Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Consultant
7 2 (5.88%) Agile Business Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) BizTalk Consultant
8 1 (2.94%) Java Software Developer
8 1 (2.94%) SharePoint Developer
8 1 (2.94%) Agile Project Manager
8 1 (2.94%) Agile Java Developer
8 1 (2.94%) ScrumMaster
8 1 (2.94%) Business Intelligence Manager
8 1 (2.94%) Android Developer
8 1 (2.94%) iOS Developer
8 1 (2.94%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (55.88%) Web Services
2 9 (26.47%) XML
2 9 (26.47%) HTML
2 9 (26.47%) Spring
2 9 (26.47%) jQuery
2 9 (26.47%) WCF
3 8 (23.53%) JSF
3 8 (23.53%) REST
3 8 (23.53%) EJB
3 8 (23.53%) Swing
3 8 (23.53%) Hibernate
4 6 (17.65%) ASP.NET
4 6 (17.65%) .NET
4 6 (17.65%) MSMQ
5 5 (14.71%) Middleware
6 1 (2.94%) Core Animation
6 1 (2.94%) EJB 3.0
6 1 (2.94%) HTML5
6 1 (2.94%) CSS3
6 1 (2.94%) Cocoa Touch
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.94%) Animation
1 1 (2.94%) Open Source
1 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (20.59%) Windows
1 7 (20.59%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (2.94%) Android
2 1 (2.94%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (23.53%) OOP
1 8 (23.53%) OO
2 7 (20.59%) SOA
3 6 (17.65%) Release Management
3 6 (17.65%) Web Application Development
3 6 (17.65%) E-Commerce
3 6 (17.65%) Project Management
4 5 (14.71%) Scrum
5 3 (8.82%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (5.88%) Workflow
6 2 (5.88%) Data Analytics
6 2 (5.88%) Line Management
6 2 (5.88%) Agile Project Management
6 2 (5.88%) Analytics
6 2 (5.88%) WFM
6 2 (5.88%) Business Analysis
7 1 (2.94%) Automated Testing
7 1 (2.94%) Software Engineering
7 1 (2.94%) Project Planning
7 1 (2.94%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 9 (26.47%) Java
2 7 (20.59%) XQuery
2 7 (20.59%) C#
2 7 (20.59%) XPath
3 1 (2.94%) Ruby
3 1 (2.94%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.94%) PHP
3 1 (2.94%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1 (2.94%) Degree
1 1 (2.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) SLA
Vendors
1 9 (26.47%) TIBCO
2 8 (23.53%) Oracle
3 7 (20.59%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.88%) ATG
4 2 (5.88%) Ericsson
4 2 (5.88%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 2 (5.88%) hybris
5 1 (2.94%) Apple
5 1 (2.94%) Sybase
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