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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 11 9 12
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +3
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 17 18 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 9.29% 11.76% 10.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.98% 17.48% 13.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 14 10
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£400 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £283 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £372 £353
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £355
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -1.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- -4.00%
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
131 103 124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 71.58% 67.32% 77.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 69 68
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £213 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £475 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 2
Average hourly rate £14.00 £18.07 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.52% -19.68%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 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 18 (46.15%) Web Services
2 17 (43.59%) HTML
2 17 (43.59%) Java
2 17 (43.59%) Oracle
3 16 (41.03%) TIBCO
3 16 (41.03%) Spring
3 16 (41.03%) jQuery
4 15 (38.46%) JSF
4 15 (38.46%) EJB
4 15 (38.46%) Swing
5 13 (33.33%) Hibernate
6 11 (28.21%) E-Commerce
7 9 (23.08%) RDBMS
7 9 (23.08%) Relational Database
8 7 (17.95%) Scrum
8 7 (17.95%) EJB 3.0
9 6 (15.38%) Project Management
10 5 (12.82%) Degree
10 5 (12.82%) Software Engineering
10 5 (12.82%) Multimedia
10 5 (12.82%) Oracle Database
10 5 (12.82%) Mentoring
11 4 (10.26%) Waterfall
11 4 (10.26%) Middleware
11 4 (10.26%) SQL
12 3 (7.69%) .NET
12 3 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
12 3 (7.69%) ISEB
12 3 (7.69%) V-Model
12 3 (7.69%) Software Testing

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.56%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.56%) CICS
1 1 (2.56%) SharePoint 2013
1 1 (2.56%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (2.56%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (2.56%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (23.08%) RDBMS
1 9 (23.08%) Relational Database
2 5 (12.82%) Oracle Database
3 2 (5.13%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.56%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (2.56%) Adabas
4 1 (2.56%) Data Mining
4 1 (2.56%) MySQL
4 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (5.13%) JIRA
1 2 (5.13%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.56%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (2.56%) Eclipse
2 1 (2.56%) JUnit
2 1 (2.56%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.56%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (2.56%) Subversion
General
1 5 (12.82%) Multimedia
2 3 (7.69%) Retail
3 2 (5.13%) Finance
3 2 (5.13%) Banking
4 1 (2.56%) Law
4 1 (2.56%) Legal
4 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (41.03%) Developer
2 12 (30.77%) Analyst
2 12 (30.77%) Java Developer
3 9 (23.08%) Business Analyst
4 5 (12.82%) Software Developer
4 5 (12.82%) Java Software Developer
5 4 (10.26%) Project Manager
6 3 (7.69%) Oracle Developer
6 3 (7.69%) Senior Developer
6 3 (7.69%) Test Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) Senior Java Developer
7 2 (5.13%) Senior Software Developer
7 2 (5.13%) Senior Java Software Developer
7 2 (5.13%) Agile Business Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) Agile Project Manager
8 1 (2.56%) C# Developer
8 1 (2.56%) Team Leader
8 1 (2.56%) Programmer
8 1 (2.56%) Web Developer
8 1 (2.56%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (46.15%) Web Services
2 17 (43.59%) HTML
3 16 (41.03%) Spring
3 16 (41.03%) jQuery
4 15 (38.46%) JSF
4 15 (38.46%) EJB
4 15 (38.46%) Swing
5 13 (33.33%) Hibernate
6 7 (17.95%) EJB 3.0
7 4 (10.26%) Middleware
8 3 (7.69%) .NET
9 2 (5.13%) WCF
9 2 (5.13%) J2EE
9 2 (5.13%) CSS
9 2 (5.13%) XML
10 1 (2.56%) XSLT
10 1 (2.56%) DHTML
10 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET
10 1 (2.56%) JSP
10 1 (2.56%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (2.56%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.56%) Windows
1 1 (2.56%) Windows 2000
1 1 (2.56%) Windows XP
1 1 (2.56%) Windows 7
1 1 (2.56%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (28.21%) E-Commerce
2 7 (17.95%) Scrum
3 6 (15.38%) Project Management
4 5 (12.82%) Software Engineering
4 5 (12.82%) Mentoring
5 4 (10.26%) Waterfall
6 3 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (7.69%) V-Model
6 3 (7.69%) Software Testing
7 2 (5.13%) Business Analysis
7 2 (5.13%) Integration Testing
7 2 (5.13%) Agile Project Management
7 2 (5.13%) Data Analytics
7 2 (5.13%) Analytics
7 2 (5.13%) Workflow
8 1 (2.56%) Business Process Mapping
8 1 (2.56%) Coaching
8 1 (2.56%) PRINCE2
8 1 (2.56%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (2.56%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (43.59%) Java
2 4 (10.26%) SQL
3 2 (5.13%) JavaScript
3 2 (5.13%) C#
4 1 (2.56%) COBOL
4 1 (2.56%) PHP
4 1 (2.56%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.56%) Assembly Language
4 1 (2.56%) NATURAL
Qualifications
1 5 (12.82%) Degree
2 3 (7.69%) ISEB
2 3 (7.69%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (2.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Vendors
1 17 (43.59%) Oracle
2 16 (41.03%) TIBCO
3 2 (5.13%) hybris
3 2 (5.13%) ATG
4 1 (2.56%) Sybase
4 1 (2.56%) IBM
4 1 (2.56%) Microsoft