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 28 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 1 8 11
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +3
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 58 18 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 19.53% 10.11% 8.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 25.22% 15.93% 12.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 13 11
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£500 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.84% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £270 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £685 £420 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
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
230 113 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 77.44% 63.48% 72.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 61 71
Average daily rate £475 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £261 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £500 £499
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 0
Average hourly rate - £26.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.98 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+11.21% -12.98%

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 28 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 28 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 33 (40.24%) Waterfall
2 21 (25.61%) Scrum
3 20 (24.39%) QA
4 19 (23.17%) User Acceptance Testing
4 19 (23.17%) SDLC
4 19 (23.17%) ISEB
5 18 (21.95%) PRINCE2
5 18 (21.95%) Supplier Management
6 17 (20.73%) Test Strategy
6 17 (20.73%) Test Automation
7 15 (18.29%) SQL
7 15 (18.29%) Oracle
8 14 (17.07%) Unit Testing
9 13 (15.85%) Security Cleared
9 13 (15.85%) Middleware
10 12 (14.63%) HTML
10 12 (14.63%) Test Scripting
10 12 (14.63%) SC Cleared
11 11 (13.41%) Oracle Fusion
11 11 (13.41%) User Experience
11 11 (13.41%) JavaScript
12 10 (12.20%) CSS
12 10 (12.20%) SOA
12 10 (12.20%) TDD
12 10 (12.20%) Stakeholder Management
12 10 (12.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 9 (10.98%) BDD
13 9 (10.98%) HTML5
13 9 (10.98%) Continuous Integration
13 9 (10.98%) Performance Tuning

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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 (12.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 7 (8.54%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (1.22%) Node.js
3 1 (1.22%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.22%) Documentum
3 1 (1.22%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (1.22%) Alfresco
3 1 (1.22%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (2.44%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.22%) Fireworks
2 1 (1.22%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (2.44%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.10%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.22%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.88%) ATM
1 4 (4.88%) GSM
1 4 (4.88%) SDH
1 4 (4.88%) UMTS
1 4 (4.88%) Ethernet
1 4 (4.88%) RNC
1 4 (4.88%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (1.22%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (10.98%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (9.76%) MySQL
3 6 (7.32%) BusinessObjects
3 6 (7.32%) Oracle BI EE
4 4 (4.88%) Relational Database
4 4 (4.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (4.88%) SQL Server
5 3 (3.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (3.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (2.44%) Oracle Database
6 2 (2.44%) Oracle ODI
6 2 (2.44%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (2.44%) DB2
6 2 (2.44%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.22%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (8.54%) Subversion
1 7 (8.54%) Git (software)
2 3 (3.66%) Appium
2 3 (3.66%) Selenium
2 3 (3.66%) Xcode
2 3 (3.66%) Cucumber
3 2 (2.44%) SoapUI
3 2 (2.44%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.44%) JIRA
3 2 (2.44%) CocoaPods
4 1 (1.22%) JBehave
4 1 (1.22%) WebDriver
4 1 (1.22%) Bitbucket
4 1 (1.22%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.22%) Calabash
4 1 (1.22%) Selenium IDE
General
1 5 (6.10%) Telecoms
2 3 (3.66%) Finance
2 3 (3.66%) Retail
3 2 (2.44%) Banking
3 2 (2.44%) Back Office
4 1 (1.22%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.22%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 28 (34.15%) Developer
2 10 (12.20%) Analyst
2 10 (12.20%) Test Leader
3 9 (10.98%) Test Manager
4 8 (9.76%) Project Manager
5 6 (7.32%) Ruby on Rails Developer
5 6 (7.32%) Teradata Analyst
6 4 (4.88%) Field Engineer
6 4 (4.88%) Test Analyst
7 3 (3.66%) Senior Manager
7 3 (3.66%) Senior Project Manager
7 3 (3.66%) Java Developer
7 3 (3.66%) SQL Developer
7 3 (3.66%) iOS Developer
8 2 (2.44%) Android Developer
8 2 (2.44%) Agile Project Manager
8 2 (2.44%) Oracle Developer
8 2 (2.44%) ScrumMaster
8 2 (2.44%) HTML Developer
8 2 (2.44%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (15.85%) Middleware
2 12 (14.63%) HTML
3 11 (13.41%) Oracle Fusion
4 10 (12.20%) CSS
5 9 (10.98%) HTML5
6 7 (8.54%) Ruby on Rails
7 6 (7.32%) Sinatra
8 5 (6.10%) REST
9 4 (4.88%) CSS3
9 4 (4.88%) .NET
10 3 (3.66%) Web Services
10 3 (3.66%) XML
10 3 (3.66%) Cocoa
10 3 (3.66%) Cocoa Touch
11 2 (2.44%) UIKit
11 2 (2.44%) Core Animation
11 2 (2.44%) AngularJS
11 2 (2.44%) Velocity
12 1 (1.22%) jQuery
12 1 (1.22%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.41%) User Experience
2 4 (4.88%) Mobile App
3 3 (3.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.44%) Animation
4 2 (2.44%) Psychology
5 1 (1.22%) Human Factors
5 1 (1.22%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.22%) iPhone
5 1 (1.22%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 9 (10.98%) UNIX
2 4 (4.88%) Windows
3 3 (3.66%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.44%) Windows Mobile
4 2 (2.44%) Android
5 1 (1.22%) Windows CE
5 1 (1.22%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.22%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (40.24%) Waterfall
2 21 (25.61%) Scrum
3 19 (23.17%) User Acceptance Testing
3 19 (23.17%) SDLC
4 18 (21.95%) Supplier Management
4 18 (21.95%) PRINCE2
5 17 (20.73%) Test Automation
5 17 (20.73%) Test Strategy
6 14 (17.07%) Unit Testing
7 12 (14.63%) Test Scripting
8 10 (12.20%) Stakeholder Management
8 10 (12.20%) TDD
8 10 (12.20%) SOA
9 9 (10.98%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (10.98%) BDD
9 9 (10.98%) Performance Tuning
9 9 (10.98%) Test Planning
10 8 (9.76%) ETL
11 6 (7.32%) Business Intelligence
11 6 (7.32%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (18.29%) SQL
2 11 (13.41%) JavaScript
3 9 (10.98%) Ruby
4 5 (6.10%) C#
5 4 (4.88%) Java
6 3 (3.66%) T-SQL
6 3 (3.66%) Objective-C
7 2 (2.44%) Apple Swift
8 1 (1.22%) C
Qualifications
1 19 (23.17%) ISEB
2 13 (15.85%) Security Cleared
3 12 (14.63%) SC Cleared
4 3 (3.66%) DV Cleared
5 2 (2.44%) Degree
6 1 (1.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (1.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.22%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (24.39%) QA
2 4 (4.88%) SLA
Systems Management
1 6 (7.32%) Capistrano
2 1 (1.22%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (18.29%) Oracle
2 6 (7.32%) Cognos
2 6 (7.32%) MicroStrategy
2 6 (7.32%) Teradata
2 6 (7.32%) Tableau
3 5 (6.10%) New Relic
3 5 (6.10%) Google
4 4 (4.88%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 4 (4.88%) Ericsson
5 2 (2.44%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.44%) HP
5 2 (2.44%) Apple
5 2 (2.44%) Sybase
6 1 (1.22%) IBM
6 1 (1.22%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.22%) OpenText
6 1 (1.22%) EMC
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Rate: 300 - 350
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