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 5 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 9 6 19
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +13
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 22 16 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 9.57% 11.85% 4.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 14.19% 16.84% 5.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 10 1
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£438 £381 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.75% +8.92%
UK excluding London average daily rate £387 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.89% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £35.00 £37.20
% change year-on-year
+1.42% -5.91%
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
155 95 121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 67.39% 70.37% 72.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 56 72
Average daily rate £400 £400 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £301 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Average hourly rate £51.67 £14.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+269.03% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.33 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-1.07% -5.23%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Liverpool

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Liverpool region over the 3 months to 5 May 2015.

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Histogram 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 5 May 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 13 (30.23%) Web Services
2 12 (27.91%) SOA
3 10 (23.26%) XML
3 10 (23.26%) Oracle
3 10 (23.26%) OOP
4 9 (20.93%) OO
4 9 (20.93%) Middleware
4 9 (20.93%) REST
5 8 (18.60%) Microsoft
5 8 (18.60%) BizTalk Server
5 8 (18.60%) SQL Server
5 8 (18.60%) WCF
6 7 (16.28%) Telecoms
6 7 (16.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (16.28%) XPath
6 7 (16.28%) C#
6 7 (16.28%) IIS
6 7 (16.28%) Visual Studio
6 7 (16.28%) .NET
6 7 (16.28%) Windows
6 7 (16.28%) XQuery
6 7 (16.28%) HTTP
6 7 (16.28%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (16.28%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (13.95%) Web Application Development
7 6 (13.95%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
7 6 (13.95%) Radio Access Network
7 6 (13.95%) Line Management
7 6 (13.95%) SLA
7 6 (13.95%) Ericsson

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 (18.60%) BizTalk Server
2 7 (16.28%) IIS
3 6 (13.95%) MQSeries
4 5 (11.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 3 (6.98%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (2.33%) Node.js
6 1 (2.33%) SharePoint
6 1 (2.33%) Documentum
6 1 (2.33%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (2.33%) WebSphere
6 1 (2.33%) Alfresco
6 1 (2.33%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (4.65%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (16.28%) HTTP
2 6 (13.95%) RNC
2 6 (13.95%) Radio Access Network
2 6 (13.95%) ATM
2 6 (13.95%) GSM
2 6 (13.95%) SDH
2 6 (13.95%) UMTS
2 6 (13.95%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (18.60%) SQL Server
2 7 (16.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (4.65%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.33%) MySQL
4 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.33%) DB2
4 1 (2.33%) Data Mining
4 1 (2.33%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (16.28%) Visual Studio
1 7 (16.28%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (6.98%) JIRA
3 2 (4.65%) Xcode
3 2 (4.65%) Cucumber
3 2 (4.65%) Appium
3 2 (4.65%) CocoaPods
4 1 (2.33%) SoapUI
4 1 (2.33%) Bitbucket
4 1 (2.33%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.33%) Selenium IDE
4 1 (2.33%) Selenium
4 1 (2.33%) Git (software)
General
1 7 (16.28%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.65%) Finance
2 2 (4.65%) Retail
3 1 (2.33%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (2.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (34.88%) Developer
2 6 (13.95%) Field Engineer
2 6 (13.95%) BizTalk Developer
3 5 (11.63%) Analyst
3 5 (11.63%) Project Manager
4 4 (9.30%) Applications Developer
5 3 (6.98%) Senior Manager
5 3 (6.98%) Senior Project Manager
5 3 (6.98%) Test Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) Consultant
6 2 (4.65%) Business Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) Architect
6 2 (4.65%) Java Developer
6 2 (4.65%) BizTalk Consultant
6 2 (4.65%) Agile Business Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) Android Developer
6 2 (4.65%) iOS Developer
7 1 (2.33%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
7 1 (2.33%) Business Intelligence Manager
7 1 (2.33%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (30.23%) Web Services
2 10 (23.26%) XML
3 9 (20.93%) Middleware
3 9 (20.93%) REST
4 8 (18.60%) WCF
5 7 (16.28%) .NET
6 6 (13.95%) ASP.NET
6 6 (13.95%) MSMQ
6 6 (13.95%) Oracle Fusion
7 5 (11.63%) HTML
8 4 (9.30%) jQuery
8 4 (9.30%) Spring
9 3 (6.98%) JSF
9 3 (6.98%) Hibernate
9 3 (6.98%) Swing
9 3 (6.98%) EJB
10 2 (4.65%) Cocoa
10 2 (4.65%) Core Animation
10 2 (4.65%) Cocoa Touch
10 2 (4.65%) UIKit
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.65%) Animation
1 2 (4.65%) Psychology
1 2 (4.65%) Open Source
1 2 (4.65%) Mobile App
1 2 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.33%) NHS
2 1 (2.33%) User Experience
2 1 (2.33%) Human Factors
Operating Systems
1 7 (16.28%) Windows
1 7 (16.28%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (4.65%) Android
2 2 (4.65%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (27.91%) SOA
2 10 (23.26%) OOP
3 9 (20.93%) OO
4 6 (13.95%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (13.95%) WFM
4 6 (13.95%) Release Management
4 6 (13.95%) Web Application Development
4 6 (13.95%) Line Management
5 5 (11.63%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (11.63%) PRINCE2
6 4 (9.30%) Programme Management
6 4 (9.30%) Project Management
7 3 (6.98%) TDD
7 3 (6.98%) Scrum
7 3 (6.98%) E-Commerce
7 3 (6.98%) Unit Testing
7 3 (6.98%) BDD
8 2 (4.65%) Market Research
8 2 (4.65%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (4.65%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (16.28%) C#
1 7 (16.28%) XQuery
1 7 (16.28%) XPath
2 4 (9.30%) Java
3 2 (4.65%) Objective-C
3 2 (4.65%) Ruby
3 2 (4.65%) Apple Swift
3 2 (4.65%) SQL
4 1 (2.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (4.65%) Degree
1 2 (4.65%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (2.33%) ISEB
2 1 (2.33%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (2.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.33%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.95%) SLA
2 1 (2.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (23.26%) Oracle
2 8 (18.60%) Microsoft
3 6 (13.95%) Ericsson
3 6 (13.95%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 4 (9.30%) TIBCO
5 2 (4.65%) ATG
5 2 (4.65%) Apple
5 2 (4.65%) Sybase
5 2 (4.65%) hybris
6 1 (2.33%) IBM
6 1 (2.33%) HP
6 1 (2.33%) EMC
6 1 (2.33%) CheckPoint
6 1 (2.33%) OpenText
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