The table below looks at the statistics for Agile Software Development skills in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside 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 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 13 10 22
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +12
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 30 15 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 7.83% 7.32% 3.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.11% 11.63% 5.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 8 0
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£470 £344 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.72% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.47% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £37.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.70% +13.84%
Agile Software Development
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Merseyside region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
270 129 135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 70.50% 62.93% 68.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 73 73
Average daily rate £400 £375 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +8.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £273 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £484 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 1
Average hourly rate £34.08 £19.50 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+74.78% +62.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+9.81% -14.06%

Agile Software Development
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Merseyside region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Agile Software Development Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Agile Software Development
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Merseyside region.

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

Agile Software Development
Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015.

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

Agile Software Development
Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Merseyside region.

Agile Software Development Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

Agile Software Development
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Software Development within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool -1 26 £470 +27.45% 16
Wirral - 1 - - 4
Birkenhead - - - - 2
Prescot - - - - 1
Southport - - - -
St Helens - - - - 1
Agile Software Development
North West

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 (36.73%) Web Services
2 11 (22.45%) XML
2 11 (22.45%) OOP
2 11 (22.45%) OO
3 10 (20.41%) Microsoft
3 10 (20.41%) REST
4 9 (18.37%) HTTP
4 9 (18.37%) BizTalk Server
4 9 (18.37%) SQL Server
4 9 (18.37%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (18.37%) WCF
5 8 (16.33%) Release Management
5 8 (16.33%) jQuery
5 8 (16.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (16.33%) XPath
5 8 (16.33%) IIS
5 8 (16.33%) Visual Studio
5 8 (16.33%) HTML
5 8 (16.33%) .NET
5 8 (16.33%) Windows
5 8 (16.33%) SOA
5 8 (16.33%) XQuery
5 8 (16.33%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (16.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (14.29%) Web Application Development
6 7 (14.29%) Project Management
6 7 (14.29%) MSMQ
6 7 (14.29%) MQSeries
6 7 (14.29%) C#
6 7 (14.29%) ASP.NET

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 9 (18.37%) BizTalk Server
2 8 (16.33%) IIS
3 7 (14.29%) MQSeries
4 1 (2.04%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.04%) Documentum
4 1 (2.04%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (2.04%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.04%) Alfresco
4 1 (2.04%) Confluence
4 1 (2.04%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (4.08%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.04%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 9 (18.37%) HTTP
2 6 (12.24%) RNC
2 6 (12.24%) Radio Access Network
2 6 (12.24%) ATM
2 6 (12.24%) GSM
2 6 (12.24%) SDH
2 6 (12.24%) UMTS
2 6 (12.24%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (18.37%) SQL Server
2 8 (16.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (2.04%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.04%) Data Mining
3 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.04%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (16.33%) Visual Studio
1 8 (16.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (6.12%) JIRA
2 3 (6.12%) Xcode
2 3 (6.12%) Git (software)
3 2 (4.08%) Appium
3 2 (4.08%) Cucumber
3 2 (4.08%) Subversion
4 1 (2.04%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (2.04%) TeamCity
4 1 (2.04%) Axure RP
4 1 (2.04%) Bitbucket
4 1 (2.04%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.04%) YouTrack
General
1 7 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 3 (6.12%) Finance
3 2 (4.08%) Retail
4 1 (2.04%) Games
4 1 (2.04%) Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (30.61%) Developer
2 10 (20.41%) Analyst
3 8 (16.33%) Business Analyst
4 7 (14.29%) Project Manager
4 7 (14.29%) BizTalk Developer
5 6 (12.24%) Field Engineer
6 5 (10.20%) Applications Developer
7 4 (8.16%) Senior Manager
7 4 (8.16%) Senior Project Manager
7 4 (8.16%) Java Developer
8 3 (6.12%) iOS Developer
9 2 (4.08%) IT Project Manager
9 2 (4.08%) Agile Business Analyst
9 2 (4.08%) Android Developer
9 2 (4.08%) Architect
9 2 (4.08%) Test Analyst
9 2 (4.08%) Consultant
9 2 (4.08%) BizTalk Consultant
10 1 (2.04%) UI Designer
10 1 (2.04%) Business Intelligence Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (36.73%) Web Services
2 11 (22.45%) XML
3 10 (20.41%) REST
4 9 (18.37%) WCF
5 8 (16.33%) jQuery
5 8 (16.33%) HTML
5 8 (16.33%) .NET
6 7 (14.29%) ASP.NET
6 7 (14.29%) MSMQ
7 6 (12.24%) Spring
7 6 (12.24%) Middleware
8 5 (10.20%) Hibernate
8 5 (10.20%) JSF
8 5 (10.20%) Swing
8 5 (10.20%) EJB
9 3 (6.12%) CSS
9 3 (6.12%) Cocoa
9 3 (6.12%) Cocoa Touch
9 3 (6.12%) Core Animation
9 3 (6.12%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.12%) Animation
1 3 (6.12%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.08%) Mobile App
2 2 (4.08%) User Experience
2 2 (4.08%) Psychology
2 2 (4.08%) Open Source
3 1 (2.04%) iPad
3 1 (2.04%) NHS
3 1 (2.04%) Cryptography
3 1 (2.04%) Human Factors
3 1 (2.04%) iPhone
3 1 (2.04%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.04%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 8 (16.33%) Windows
1 8 (16.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (6.12%) Apple iOS
3 2 (4.08%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (22.45%) OOP
1 11 (22.45%) OO
2 9 (18.37%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (16.33%) Release Management
3 8 (16.33%) SOA
4 7 (14.29%) Project Management
4 7 (14.29%) Web Application Development
5 6 (12.24%) Line Management
5 6 (12.24%) WFM
6 5 (10.20%) PRINCE2
7 4 (8.16%) Programme Management
7 4 (8.16%) TDD
8 3 (6.12%) Automated Testing
8 3 (6.12%) E-Commerce
8 3 (6.12%) Workflow
8 3 (6.12%) iOS Development
8 3 (6.12%) BDD
9 2 (4.08%) Data Analytics
9 2 (4.08%) Analytics
9 2 (4.08%) Agile Project Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (16.33%) XQuery
1 8 (16.33%) XPath
2 7 (14.29%) C#
3 6 (12.24%) Java
4 3 (6.12%) JavaScript
4 3 (6.12%) Objective-C
5 2 (4.08%) Ruby
5 2 (4.08%) PHP
5 2 (4.08%) SQL
6 1 (2.04%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (4.08%) ISEB
1 2 (4.08%) ISTQB
1 2 (4.08%) Degree
1 2 (4.08%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (2.04%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (2.04%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.04%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.24%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.04%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (20.41%) Microsoft
2 6 (12.24%) Ericsson
2 6 (12.24%) TIBCO
2 6 (12.24%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 5 (10.20%) Oracle
4 3 (6.12%) Apple
5 2 (4.08%) hybris
5 2 (4.08%) ATG
6 1 (2.04%) OpenText
6 1 (2.04%) CheckPoint
6 1 (2.04%) HP
6 1 (2.04%) EMC
6 1 (2.04%) Sybase
6 1 (2.04%) SAP
6 1 (2.04%) IBM
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