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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 5 9 10
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +1
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 43 22 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 15.14% 11.58% 11.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 19.91% 17.05% 14.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 19 17
Average daily rate
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£325 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £425 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
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
216 129 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 76.06% 67.89% 76.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 77 85
Average daily rate £350 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £765 £500 £503
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
Average hourly rate £135.00 £26.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+409.43% +32.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 37 (43.53%) Waterfall
2 24 (28.24%) QA
3 23 (27.06%) Scrum
4 22 (25.88%) SDLC
5 19 (22.35%) User Acceptance Testing
5 19 (22.35%) HTML
5 19 (22.35%) ISEB
6 18 (21.18%) SQL
6 18 (21.18%) Supplier Management
7 17 (20.00%) Test Automation
7 17 (20.00%) Test Strategy
8 16 (18.82%) Oracle
8 16 (18.82%) PRINCE2
9 15 (17.65%) User Experience
9 15 (17.65%) Unit Testing
10 14 (16.47%) JavaScript
11 13 (15.29%) CSS
11 13 (15.29%) Middleware
12 12 (14.12%) Test Scripting
12 12 (14.12%) Security Cleared
13 11 (12.94%) Oracle Fusion
13 11 (12.94%) SC Cleared
13 11 (12.94%) HTML5
13 11 (12.94%) SOA
13 11 (12.94%) UNIX
14 10 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
14 10 (11.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 9 (10.59%) Performance Tuning
15 9 (10.59%) Test Planning
15 9 (10.59%) MySQL

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 10 (11.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 7 (8.24%) Oracle Service Bus
3 2 (2.35%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.35%) CMS
4 1 (1.18%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.18%) Jetty
4 1 (1.18%) nginx
4 1 (1.18%) Confluence
4 1 (1.18%) Node.js
4 1 (1.18%) IIS
4 1 (1.18%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (1.18%) Photoshop
1 1 (1.18%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.18%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 2 (2.35%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.88%) Google Analytics
2 2 (2.35%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.18%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.18%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.18%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.18%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.18%) DHCP
1 1 (1.18%) FTP
1 1 (1.18%) HTTP
1 1 (1.18%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.18%) DNS
1 1 (1.18%) Intranet
1 1 (1.18%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (10.59%) MySQL
1 9 (10.59%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (7.06%) BusinessObjects
2 6 (7.06%) Oracle BI EE
2 6 (7.06%) Relational Database
3 5 (5.88%) SQL Server
4 4 (4.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (3.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (3.53%) DB2
5 3 (3.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (3.53%) RDBMS
6 2 (2.35%) Oracle Database
6 2 (2.35%) Oracle ODI
6 2 (2.35%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.18%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.18%) Informix
7 1 (1.18%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 9 (10.59%) Subversion
2 7 (8.24%) Git (software)
3 3 (3.53%) SoapUI
3 3 (3.53%) Selenium
4 2 (2.35%) JIRA
4 2 (2.35%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.18%) Bugzilla
5 1 (1.18%) Xcode
5 1 (1.18%) JBehave
5 1 (1.18%) WebDriver
5 1 (1.18%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.18%) Bitbucket
5 1 (1.18%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.18%) Calabash
5 1 (1.18%) Selenium IDE
5 1 (1.18%) Appium
General
1 5 (5.88%) Finance
2 4 (4.71%) Banking
3 3 (3.53%) Back Office
4 2 (2.35%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.18%) Retail
5 1 (1.18%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.18%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.18%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 31 (36.47%) Developer
2 12 (14.12%) Analyst
3 10 (11.76%) Test Leader
4 9 (10.59%) Test Manager
4 9 (10.59%) Project Manager
5 6 (7.06%) Java Developer
5 6 (7.06%) Ruby on Rails Developer
5 6 (7.06%) Teradata Analyst
6 5 (5.88%) Agile Project Manager
7 4 (4.71%) Test Analyst
7 4 (4.71%) HTML Developer
8 3 (3.53%) SQL Developer
8 3 (3.53%) Interactive Project Manager
9 2 (2.35%) ScrumMaster
9 2 (2.35%) Oracle Developer
9 2 (2.35%) Business Analyst
10 1 (1.18%) Tester
10 1 (1.18%) Junior
10 1 (1.18%) .NET Developer
10 1 (1.18%) Project Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (22.35%) HTML
2 13 (15.29%) CSS
2 13 (15.29%) Middleware
3 11 (12.94%) Oracle Fusion
3 11 (12.94%) HTML5
4 8 (9.41%) Ruby on Rails
5 7 (8.24%) .NET
6 6 (7.06%) Sinatra
6 6 (7.06%) CSS3
7 5 (5.88%) REST
8 4 (4.71%) XML
9 2 (2.35%) J2EE
9 2 (2.35%) Velocity
9 2 (2.35%) Web Services
9 2 (2.35%) AngularJS
10 1 (1.18%) MyBatis
10 1 (1.18%) Backbone.js
10 1 (1.18%) KnockoutJS
10 1 (1.18%) Cocoa Touch
10 1 (1.18%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 15 (17.65%) User Experience
2 5 (5.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 4 (4.71%) Mobile App
4 3 (3.53%) iPad
5 2 (2.35%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.18%) NHS
6 1 (1.18%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.18%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 11 (12.94%) UNIX
2 5 (5.88%) Windows
3 3 (3.53%) Windows Mobile
4 2 (2.35%) Windows CE
5 1 (1.18%) Linux
5 1 (1.18%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.18%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.18%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (43.53%) Waterfall
2 23 (27.06%) Scrum
3 22 (25.88%) SDLC
4 19 (22.35%) User Acceptance Testing
5 18 (21.18%) Supplier Management
6 17 (20.00%) Test Automation
6 17 (20.00%) Test Strategy
7 16 (18.82%) PRINCE2
8 15 (17.65%) Unit Testing
9 12 (14.12%) Test Scripting
10 11 (12.94%) SOA
11 10 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
12 9 (10.59%) ETL
12 9 (10.59%) E-Commerce
12 9 (10.59%) Test Planning
12 9 (10.59%) Performance Tuning
13 8 (9.41%) Business Intelligence
13 8 (9.41%) TDD
14 7 (8.24%) Stakeholder Management
14 7 (8.24%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 18 (21.18%) SQL
2 14 (16.47%) JavaScript
3 8 (9.41%) Ruby
3 8 (9.41%) Java
4 7 (8.24%) C#
5 4 (4.71%) T-SQL
6 2 (2.35%) C
7 1 (1.18%) Perl
7 1 (1.18%) Uniface
7 1 (1.18%) Objective-C
7 1 (1.18%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 19 (22.35%) ISEB
2 12 (14.12%) Security Cleared
3 11 (12.94%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.35%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.18%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (28.24%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.18%) Xen
1 1 (1.18%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (7.06%) Capistrano
2 1 (1.18%) Puppet
2 1 (1.18%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.18%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (18.82%) Oracle
2 6 (7.06%) Cognos
2 6 (7.06%) Teradata
2 6 (7.06%) Google
2 6 (7.06%) Tableau
2 6 (7.06%) MicroStrategy
3 5 (5.88%) New Relic
4 4 (4.71%) Microsoft
5 3 (3.53%) Sybase
6 2 (2.35%) HP
7 1 (1.18%) SAP
7 1 (1.18%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.18%) VMware
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