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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 19 16 17
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +1
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 10 12 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 5.15% 6.70% 5.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.26% 9.09% 7.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 10 3
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£325 £376 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.62% +36.81%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £57.50 £40.50 £37.25
% change year-on-year
+41.97% +8.73%
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
121 132 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 62.37% 73.74% 68.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 80 69
Average daily rate £375 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 4
Average hourly rate £26.50 - £15.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 - £14.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 - £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -3.22%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 6 (40.00%) Hibernate
1 6 (40.00%) E-Commerce
1 6 (40.00%) HTML
1 6 (40.00%) Java
1 6 (40.00%) .NET
1 6 (40.00%) Web Services
2 5 (33.33%) Multimedia
2 5 (33.33%) Spring
2 5 (33.33%) JSF
2 5 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 5 (33.33%) TDD
2 5 (33.33%) Degree
2 5 (33.33%) jQuery
2 5 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (33.33%) Oracle
2 5 (33.33%) EJB
2 5 (33.33%) Swing
2 5 (33.33%) TIBCO
2 5 (33.33%) RDBMS
2 5 (33.33%) EJB 3.0
2 5 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 4 (26.67%) C#
3 4 (26.67%) WPF
3 4 (26.67%) Unit Testing
4 3 (20.00%) Sybase
5 2 (13.33%) ISEB
5 2 (13.33%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (13.33%) SQL
5 2 (13.33%) VB.NET
5 2 (13.33%) ISTQB

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) RDBMS
1 5 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 2 (13.33%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (6.67%) JUnit
2 1 (6.67%) Eclipse
General
1 5 (33.33%) Multimedia
2 2 (13.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (73.33%) Developer
2 6 (40.00%) Java Developer
3 5 (33.33%) Software Developer
3 5 (33.33%) Java Software Developer
4 4 (26.67%) .NET Developer
5 3 (20.00%) Analyst
6 2 (13.33%) Test Analyst
6 2 (13.33%) Senior Developer
6 2 (13.33%) C# Developer
6 2 (13.33%) Senior Software Developer
6 2 (13.33%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (13.33%) Senior Java Software Developer
6 2 (13.33%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (13.33%) WPF Developer
7 1 (6.67%) Agile Project Manager
7 1 (6.67%) Agile Test Analyst
7 1 (6.67%) SOA Developer
7 1 (6.67%) Web Test Analyst
7 1 (6.67%) Project Manager
7 1 (6.67%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (40.00%) HTML
1 6 (40.00%) .NET
1 6 (40.00%) Web Services
1 6 (40.00%) Hibernate
2 5 (33.33%) Spring
2 5 (33.33%) JSF
2 5 (33.33%) Swing
2 5 (33.33%) jQuery
2 5 (33.33%) EJB 3.0
2 5 (33.33%) EJB
3 4 (26.67%) WPF
4 1 (6.67%) CSS
4 1 (6.67%) JSP
4 1 (6.67%) Servlets
4 1 (6.67%) Struts
4 1 (6.67%) XML
4 1 (6.67%) XSLT
4 1 (6.67%) J2EE
4 1 (6.67%) Struts2
4 1 (6.67%) DHTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Inversion of Control
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) E-Commerce
2 5 (33.33%) TDD
2 5 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 4 (26.67%) Unit Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Integration Testing
4 2 (13.33%) V-Model
4 2 (13.33%) Software Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Release Management
5 1 (6.67%) Performance Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Stress Testing
5 1 (6.67%) SOA
5 1 (6.67%) Regression Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Scrum
5 1 (6.67%) MVVM
5 1 (6.67%) Waterfall
5 1 (6.67%) Manual Testing
5 1 (6.67%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) Java
2 4 (26.67%) C#
3 2 (13.33%) SQL
3 2 (13.33%) VB.NET
4 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) Degree
2 2 (13.33%) ISEB
2 2 (13.33%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Oracle
1 5 (33.33%) TIBCO
2 3 (20.00%) Sybase