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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 1 12 9
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -3
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 47 12 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 18.08% 7.95% 8.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 23.86% 12.37% 12.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 8 8
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£504 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £297 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £693 £413 £358
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £353
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +6.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +1.42%
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
197 97 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 75.77% 64.24% 68.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 47 52
Average daily rate £493 £413 £357
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.39% +15.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 0
Average hourly rate £51.67 £15.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+244.43% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 24 (32.88%) Waterfall
2 20 (27.40%) QA
3 19 (26.03%) Scrum
3 19 (26.03%) ISEB
3 19 (26.03%) User Acceptance Testing
4 18 (24.66%) Supplier Management
5 17 (23.29%) PRINCE2
5 17 (23.29%) SOA
5 17 (23.29%) Test Automation
5 17 (23.29%) Test Strategy
6 14 (19.18%) Middleware
7 13 (17.81%) Oracle
7 13 (17.81%) Security Cleared
7 13 (17.81%) SDLC
8 12 (16.44%) Test Scripting
9 11 (15.07%) SC Cleared
9 11 (15.07%) Oracle Fusion
9 11 (15.07%) SQL Server
9 11 (15.07%) Web Services
9 11 (15.07%) XML
10 10 (13.70%) OOP
10 10 (13.70%) OO
10 10 (13.70%) SQL
10 10 (13.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 10 (13.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 10 (13.70%) Performance Tuning
11 9 (12.33%) Test Planning
11 9 (12.33%) REST
11 9 (12.33%) Unit Testing
11 9 (12.33%) .NET

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (13.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 8 (10.96%) BizTalk Server
3 7 (9.59%) IIS
3 7 (9.59%) Oracle Service Bus
4 6 (8.22%) MQSeries
5 1 (1.37%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.37%) Documentum
5 1 (1.37%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (1.37%) Alfresco
5 1 (1.37%) Confluence
5 1 (1.37%) Node.js
Applications
1 3 (4.11%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.37%) Fireworks
2 1 (1.37%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (2.74%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.37%) Google Analytics
1 1 (1.37%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.59%) HTTP
2 5 (6.85%) RNC
2 5 (6.85%) Radio Access Network
2 5 (6.85%) ATM
2 5 (6.85%) GSM
2 5 (6.85%) SDH
2 5 (6.85%) UMTS
2 5 (6.85%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (15.07%) SQL Server
2 10 (13.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (8.22%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (5.48%) Relational Database
5 3 (4.11%) MySQL
5 3 (4.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (4.11%) Oracle BI EE
5 3 (4.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (2.74%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (2.74%) RDBMS
6 2 (2.74%) DB2
6 2 (2.74%) Oracle ODI
6 2 (2.74%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.37%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 9 (12.33%) Visual Studio
2 7 (9.59%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (4.11%) Appium
3 3 (4.11%) Selenium
3 3 (4.11%) Git (software)
3 3 (4.11%) Cucumber
4 2 (2.74%) SoapUI
4 2 (2.74%) Xcode
4 2 (2.74%) CocoaPods
4 2 (2.74%) JIRA
5 1 (1.37%) JBehave
5 1 (1.37%) WebDriver
5 1 (1.37%) Subversion
5 1 (1.37%) Bitbucket
5 1 (1.37%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.37%) Calabash
5 1 (1.37%) Selenium IDE
General
1 6 (8.22%) Telecoms
2 3 (4.11%) Finance
2 3 (4.11%) Retail
3 2 (2.74%) Back Office
4 1 (1.37%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.37%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 24 (32.88%) Developer
2 10 (13.70%) Test Leader
3 9 (12.33%) Test Manager
4 7 (9.59%) Analyst
5 6 (8.22%) BizTalk Developer
6 5 (6.85%) Field Engineer
6 5 (6.85%) Project Manager
7 4 (5.48%) Test Analyst
7 4 (5.48%) Applications Developer
8 3 (4.11%) Senior Manager
8 3 (4.11%) Senior Project Manager
8 3 (4.11%) SQL Developer
8 3 (4.11%) Teradata Analyst
9 2 (2.74%) Android Developer
9 2 (2.74%) iOS Developer
9 2 (2.74%) BizTalk Consultant
9 2 (2.74%) Oracle Developer
9 2 (2.74%) Consultant
9 2 (2.74%) Architect
10 1 (1.37%) Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (19.18%) Middleware
2 11 (15.07%) Oracle Fusion
2 11 (15.07%) Web Services
2 11 (15.07%) XML
3 9 (12.33%) .NET
3 9 (12.33%) REST
4 8 (10.96%) WCF
5 7 (9.59%) ASP.NET
6 6 (8.22%) MSMQ
7 5 (6.85%) HTML
8 3 (4.11%) CSS
9 2 (2.74%) Cocoa
9 2 (2.74%) Core Animation
9 2 (2.74%) HTML5
9 2 (2.74%) Cocoa Touch
9 2 (2.74%) UIKit
9 2 (2.74%) AngularJS
10 1 (1.37%) Ember.js
10 1 (1.37%) Sinatra
10 1 (1.37%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.11%) User Experience
2 2 (2.74%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.74%) Animation
2 2 (2.74%) Psychology
2 2 (2.74%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.37%) NHS
3 1 (1.37%) Human Factors
Operating Systems
1 9 (12.33%) Windows
2 7 (9.59%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (8.22%) UNIX
4 2 (2.74%) Android
4 2 (2.74%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.37%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.37%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (32.88%) Waterfall
2 19 (26.03%) Scrum
2 19 (26.03%) User Acceptance Testing
3 18 (24.66%) Supplier Management
4 17 (23.29%) PRINCE2
4 17 (23.29%) SOA
4 17 (23.29%) Test Automation
4 17 (23.29%) Test Strategy
5 13 (17.81%) SDLC
6 12 (16.44%) Test Scripting
7 10 (13.70%) OOP
7 10 (13.70%) OO
7 10 (13.70%) Performance Tuning
8 9 (12.33%) Test Planning
8 9 (12.33%) Unit Testing
9 8 (10.96%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (8.22%) Release Management
10 6 (8.22%) Web Application Development
11 5 (6.85%) Line Management
11 5 (6.85%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 10 (13.70%) SQL
2 9 (12.33%) C#
3 7 (9.59%) XQuery
3 7 (9.59%) XPath
4 3 (4.11%) Ruby
4 3 (4.11%) T-SQL
4 3 (4.11%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.74%) Objective-C
5 2 (2.74%) Apple Swift
6 1 (1.37%) C
6 1 (1.37%) Java
Qualifications
1 19 (26.03%) ISEB
2 13 (17.81%) Security Cleared
3 11 (15.07%) SC Cleared
4 3 (4.11%) DV Cleared
5 2 (2.74%) Degree
6 1 (1.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (1.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.37%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (27.40%) QA
2 5 (6.85%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.37%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (1.37%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 13 (17.81%) Oracle
2 8 (10.96%) Microsoft
3 5 (6.85%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 5 (6.85%) Ericsson
4 3 (4.11%) MicroStrategy
4 3 (4.11%) Business Objects
4 3 (4.11%) Cognos
4 3 (4.11%) Tableau
4 3 (4.11%) Teradata
5 2 (2.74%) HP
5 2 (2.74%) Sybase
5 2 (2.74%) Apple
6 1 (1.37%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.37%) OpenText
6 1 (1.37%) IBM
6 1 (1.37%) EMC
6 1 (1.37%) Google
6 1 (1.37%) New Relic
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