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 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 3 9 10
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +1
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 66 20 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 16.18% 9.17% 9.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 22.07% 14.49% 13.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 15 15
Average daily rate
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£493 £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+51.53% +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £278 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £413 £363
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
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
299 138 167
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 73.28% 63.30% 71.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 77 104
Average daily rate £450 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £262 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 1
Average hourly rate - £26.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +103.84%
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 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 28 July 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 28 July 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 +7 58 £500 +53.84% 18
Wirral -3 2 £275 -15.38% 1
Southport - 1 - - 1
Agile Software Development
North West

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 34 (36.56%) Waterfall
2 22 (23.66%) Scrum
3 21 (22.58%) QA
3 21 (22.58%) SDLC
4 20 (21.51%) PRINCE2
4 20 (21.51%) ISEB
5 19 (20.43%) User Acceptance Testing
6 18 (19.35%) Test Automation
6 18 (19.35%) SQL
6 18 (19.35%) Supplier Management
7 17 (18.28%) Test Strategy
8 15 (16.13%) Unit Testing
8 15 (16.13%) Oracle
9 14 (15.05%) HTML
9 14 (15.05%) JavaScript
10 13 (13.98%) Middleware
10 13 (13.98%) TDD
10 13 (13.98%) Test Scripting
10 13 (13.98%) Security Cleared
11 12 (12.90%) SC Cleared
11 12 (12.90%) Stakeholder Management
11 12 (12.90%) CSS
11 12 (12.90%) User Experience
12 11 (11.83%) Oracle Fusion
12 11 (11.83%) Continuous Integration
13 10 (10.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 10 (10.75%) HTML5
13 10 (10.75%) SOA
14 9 (9.68%) Data Warehouse
14 9 (9.68%) UNIX

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 10 (10.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 7 (7.53%) Oracle Service Bus
3 2 (2.15%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.08%) Documentum
4 1 (1.08%) CMS
4 1 (1.08%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (1.08%) Alfresco
4 1 (1.08%) Confluence
4 1 (1.08%) K2 blackpearl
4 1 (1.08%) Node.js
4 1 (1.08%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.08%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (4.30%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.15%) MS Office
3 1 (1.08%) Fireworks
3 1 (1.08%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.08%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.15%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.08%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.38%) Google Analytics
2 2 (2.15%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.08%) SaaS
3 1 (1.08%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (1.08%) CloudFront
3 1 (1.08%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.30%) ATM
1 4 (4.30%) GSM
1 4 (4.30%) SDH
1 4 (4.30%) UMTS
1 4 (4.30%) Ethernet
1 4 (4.30%) RNC
1 4 (4.30%) Radio Access Network
2 2 (2.15%) Intranet
3 1 (1.08%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (9.68%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (8.60%) MySQL
3 7 (7.53%) SQL Server
4 6 (6.45%) BusinessObjects
4 6 (6.45%) Oracle BI EE
5 4 (4.30%) Relational Database
5 4 (4.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (3.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (2.15%) Oracle Database
7 2 (2.15%) Oracle ODI
7 2 (2.15%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (2.15%) DB2
7 2 (2.15%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.08%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (1.08%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (1.08%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (1.08%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 9 (9.68%) Git (software)
2 8 (8.60%) Subversion
3 4 (4.30%) Xcode
4 3 (3.23%) Selenium
4 3 (3.23%) Cucumber
4 3 (3.23%) Appium
5 2 (2.15%) CocoaPods
5 2 (2.15%) SoapUI
5 2 (2.15%) Visual Studio
5 2 (2.15%) JIRA
6 1 (1.08%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.08%) JBehave
6 1 (1.08%) WebDriver
6 1 (1.08%) Bitbucket
6 1 (1.08%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.08%) Calabash
6 1 (1.08%) Selenium IDE
6 1 (1.08%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 5 (5.38%) Telecoms
1 5 (5.38%) Finance
2 3 (3.23%) Retail
3 2 (2.15%) Back Office
3 2 (2.15%) Banking
4 1 (1.08%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.08%) Multimedia
4 1 (1.08%) Law
4 1 (1.08%) Legal
4 1 (1.08%) Publishing
4 1 (1.08%) Games
Job Titles
1 32 (34.41%) Developer
2 11 (11.83%) Analyst
2 11 (11.83%) Project Manager
3 10 (10.75%) Test Leader
4 9 (9.68%) Test Manager
5 6 (6.45%) Ruby on Rails Developer
5 6 (6.45%) Teradata Analyst
6 5 (5.38%) Test Analyst
7 4 (4.30%) Senior Manager
7 4 (4.30%) Field Engineer
7 4 (4.30%) .NET Developer
7 4 (4.30%) Senior Project Manager
7 4 (4.30%) iOS Developer
8 3 (3.23%) Java Developer
8 3 (3.23%) Agile Project Manager
8 3 (3.23%) IT Project Manager
8 3 (3.23%) SQL Developer
9 2 (2.15%) QA Tester
9 2 (2.15%) ScrumMaster
9 2 (2.15%) HTML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (15.05%) HTML
2 13 (13.98%) Middleware
3 12 (12.90%) CSS
4 11 (11.83%) Oracle Fusion
5 10 (10.75%) HTML5
6 8 (8.60%) .NET
7 7 (7.53%) Ruby on Rails
8 6 (6.45%) Sinatra
9 5 (5.38%) REST
9 5 (5.38%) CSS3
9 5 (5.38%) ASP.NET
10 4 (4.30%) Cocoa
10 4 (4.30%) Web Services
10 4 (4.30%) XML
10 4 (4.30%) Cocoa Touch
11 3 (3.23%) RESTful
11 3 (3.23%) Core Animation
12 2 (2.15%) UIKit
12 2 (2.15%) AngularJS
12 2 (2.15%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.90%) User Experience
2 4 (4.30%) Mobile App
3 3 (3.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (3.23%) Animation
4 2 (2.15%) Psychology
4 2 (2.15%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.15%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (2.15%) iPhone
5 1 (1.08%) iPad
5 1 (1.08%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.08%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.08%) Human Factors
5 1 (1.08%) NHS
5 1 (1.08%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 9 (9.68%) UNIX
2 5 (5.38%) Windows
3 4 (4.30%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.15%) Windows Mobile
4 2 (2.15%) Android
5 1 (1.08%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.08%) Windows Phone
5 1 (1.08%) Linux
5 1 (1.08%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (36.56%) Waterfall
2 22 (23.66%) Scrum
3 21 (22.58%) SDLC
4 20 (21.51%) PRINCE2
5 19 (20.43%) User Acceptance Testing
6 18 (19.35%) Test Automation
6 18 (19.35%) Supplier Management
7 17 (18.28%) Test Strategy
8 15 (16.13%) Unit Testing
9 13 (13.98%) Test Scripting
9 13 (13.98%) TDD
10 12 (12.90%) Stakeholder Management
11 11 (11.83%) Continuous Integration
12 10 (10.75%) SOA
13 9 (9.68%) BDD
13 9 (9.68%) Performance Tuning
13 9 (9.68%) Test Planning
14 8 (8.60%) ETL
15 6 (6.45%) Business Intelligence
15 6 (6.45%) OO
Programming Languages
1 18 (19.35%) SQL
2 14 (15.05%) JavaScript
3 9 (9.68%) Ruby
4 8 (8.60%) C#
5 5 (5.38%) Java
5 5 (5.38%) T-SQL
6 4 (4.30%) Objective-C
7 2 (2.15%) Apple Swift
7 2 (2.15%) C
8 1 (1.08%) VB
8 1 (1.08%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.08%) VB6
Qualifications
1 20 (21.51%) ISEB
2 13 (13.98%) Security Cleared
3 12 (12.90%) SC Cleared
4 3 (3.23%) DV Cleared
4 3 (3.23%) Degree
5 2 (2.15%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (22.58%) QA
2 4 (4.30%) SLA
Systems Management
1 6 (6.45%) Capistrano
2 1 (1.08%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (16.13%) Oracle
2 6 (6.45%) Cognos
2 6 (6.45%) MicroStrategy
2 6 (6.45%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.45%) Teradata
2 6 (6.45%) Tableau
3 5 (5.38%) New Relic
3 5 (5.38%) Google
4 4 (4.30%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 4 (4.30%) Ericsson
5 3 (3.23%) Apple
6 2 (2.15%) Sybase
6 2 (2.15%) HP
7 1 (1.08%) EMC
7 1 (1.08%) IBM
7 1 (1.08%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.08%) OpenText
Liverpool, Merseyside
TEKsystems
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
Merseyside
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £250 - £300 per day + competitive
Posted: 15 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Uniting Ambition
Rate: 300 - 350
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Uniting Ambition
Rate: 300 - 350
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Uniting Ambition
Rate: £300 - 350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Merseyside
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400 - £401 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Liverpool
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Liverpool
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 per day + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Birkenhead
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
Wirral
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £450 per day + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago