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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Agile Software Development
Rank 9 17 15
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -2
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 36 23 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 10.98% 7.19% 6.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.85% 9.91% 10.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 6 6
Average daily rate £450 £408 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.42% +8.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £363 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £445 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +7.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £36.00 £36.73
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -1.98%
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
260 232 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 79.27% 72.50% 59.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 108 58
Average daily rate £425 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £224 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £675 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 5
Average hourly rate £40.00 £16.50 £16.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+142.42% -1.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £16.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.50 £16.50 £66.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 14 February 2016.

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 14 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +2 31 £450 +10.42% 16
Wirral +8 2 £225 - 1
Bootle - 1 - - 1
Agile Software Development
North West

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 27 (38.03%) Waterfall
2 21 (29.58%) SQL Server
3 20 (28.17%) HTML
3 20 (28.17%) SQL
3 20 (28.17%) Microsoft
4 17 (23.94%) Java
5 16 (22.54%) Finance
6 15 (21.13%) E-Commerce
6 15 (21.13%) Git (software)
7 14 (19.72%) JavaScript
7 14 (19.72%) Scrum
8 13 (18.31%) iPad
9 12 (16.90%) HTML5
10 11 (15.49%) Web Services
11 10 (14.08%) Project Management
11 10 (14.08%) Unit Testing
11 10 (14.08%) Continuous Integration
12 9 (12.68%) Node.js
12 9 (12.68%) MVC
13 8 (11.27%) Dynamics CRM
13 8 (11.27%) Middleware
13 8 (11.27%) CRM
13 8 (11.27%) CSS
13 8 (11.27%) OO
13 8 (11.27%) RESTful
13 8 (11.27%) React
14 7 (9.86%) gulp
14 7 (9.86%) Express
14 7 (9.86%) Performance Monitoring
14 7 (9.86%) Software Architecture

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 (12.68%) Node.js
2 6 (8.45%) Oracle Service Bus
3 4 (5.63%) Apache Pig
4 1 (1.41%) CMS
4 1 (1.41%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.41%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (5.63%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.41%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (11.27%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.41%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.04%) HTTP
2 3 (4.23%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.82%) BIG-IP
3 2 (2.82%) DHCP
3 2 (2.82%) DNS
3 2 (2.82%) LAN
3 2 (2.82%) SNMP
3 2 (2.82%) VoIP
3 2 (2.82%) WAN
4 1 (1.41%) Network Security
4 1 (1.41%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (29.58%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.63%) Apache Hive
2 4 (5.63%) Big Data
2 4 (5.63%) Hadoop
2 4 (5.63%) Relational Database
3 3 (4.23%) Oracle ODI
3 3 (4.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (4.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (2.82%) PowerPivot
4 2 (2.82%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.82%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (2.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.41%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.41%) DB2
5 1 (1.41%) Informix
5 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Power View
5 1 (1.41%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.41%) Power BI
5 1 (1.41%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 15 (21.13%) Git (software)
2 7 (9.86%) gulp
3 6 (8.45%) Subversion
4 5 (7.04%) Bugzilla
5 4 (5.63%) Grunt
5 4 (5.63%) Hudson
5 4 (5.63%) Jenkins
5 4 (5.63%) JIRA
6 2 (2.82%) SoapUI
7 1 (1.41%) eggPlant
7 1 (1.41%) Mercurial
7 1 (1.41%) MSTest
7 1 (1.41%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.41%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.41%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.41%) YouTrack
General
1 16 (22.54%) Finance
2 2 (2.82%) Back Office
2 2 (2.82%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.41%) Advertising
3 1 (1.41%) Banking
Job Titles
1 40 (56.34%) Developer
2 23 (32.39%) Analyst
3 9 (12.68%) Analyst Developer
3 9 (12.68%) Project Manager
4 7 (9.86%) Business Analyst
4 7 (9.86%) Node.js Developer
5 6 (8.45%) Full Stack Developer
6 4 (5.63%) Agile Project Manager
6 4 (5.63%) Architect
6 4 (5.63%) Big Data Developer
6 4 (5.63%) HTML Developer
6 4 (5.63%) JavaScript Developer
6 4 (5.63%) Oracle Developer
6 4 (5.63%) Senior Developer
6 4 (5.63%) Senior JavaScript Developer
7 3 (4.23%) Infrastructure Architect
7 3 (4.23%) Integration Developer
7 3 (4.23%) IT Manager
7 3 (4.23%) IT Project Manager
7 3 (4.23%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (28.17%) HTML
2 12 (16.90%) HTML5
3 11 (15.49%) Web Services
4 8 (11.27%) CSS
4 8 (11.27%) Middleware
4 8 (11.27%) React
4 8 (11.27%) RESTful
5 7 (9.86%) Express
6 6 (8.45%) AngularJS
6 6 (8.45%) jQuery
6 6 (8.45%) Spring
7 5 (7.04%) Backbone.js
7 5 (7.04%) Hibernate
8 4 (5.63%) .NET
8 4 (5.63%) Browserify
8 4 (5.63%) Mustache
8 4 (5.63%) Sass
8 4 (5.63%) Struts
8 4 (5.63%) XML
9 3 (4.23%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 13 (18.31%) iPad
2 7 (9.86%) Computer Science
3 4 (5.63%) User Experience
4 3 (4.23%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.82%) Algorithms
5 2 (2.82%) Data Structures
5 2 (2.82%) IVR
6 1 (1.41%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.41%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.41%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.41%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 7 (9.86%) Windows
2 6 (8.45%) Linux
3 4 (5.63%) Unix
4 2 (2.82%) Solaris
5 1 (1.41%) Windows CE
5 1 (1.41%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (38.03%) Waterfall
2 15 (21.13%) E-Commerce
3 14 (19.72%) Scrum
4 10 (14.08%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (14.08%) Project Management
4 10 (14.08%) Unit Testing
5 9 (12.68%) MVC
6 8 (11.27%) CRM
6 8 (11.27%) OO
7 7 (9.86%) OOD
7 7 (9.86%) Performance Monitoring
7 7 (9.86%) Software Architecture
7 7 (9.86%) Test Scripting
7 7 (9.86%) Workflow
8 6 (8.45%) Business Analysis
8 6 (8.45%) SDLC
9 5 (7.04%) Front End Development
9 5 (7.04%) Isomorphic JavaScript
9 5 (7.04%) Use Case
9 5 (7.04%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 20 (28.17%) SQL
2 17 (23.94%) Java
3 14 (19.72%) JavaScript
4 4 (5.63%) C#
4 4 (5.63%) Shell Script
5 2 (2.82%) ES6
5 2 (2.82%) JSX
6 1 (1.41%) C
6 1 (1.41%) Perl
6 1 (1.41%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.41%) Ruby
6 1 (1.41%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.41%) Uniface
Qualifications
1 5 (7.04%) Degree
2 3 (4.23%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.82%) ISEB
3 2 (2.82%) ISTQB
3 2 (2.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (2.82%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.41%) AAT
4 1 (1.41%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.45%) QA
2 2 (2.82%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (5.63%) HDFS
2 2 (2.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.82%) VMware Workstation
2 2 (2.82%) XenApp
2 2 (2.82%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (1.41%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 20 (28.17%) Microsoft
2 7 (9.86%) Oracle
3 2 (2.82%) Citrix
3 2 (2.82%) Rally
3 2 (2.82%) Sun
3 2 (2.82%) VMware
4 1 (1.41%) HP
4 1 (1.41%) Sybase
4 1 (1.41%) Tableau
Wirral
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £300 per day + doe
Posted: 10 days ago
Liverpool
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 25 days ago