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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Agile Software Development over the 3 months to 30 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Agile Software Development
Rank 10 4 12
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +8
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 40 65 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 12.31% 15.74% 8.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 15.27% 21.04% 13.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 33 15
Median daily rate £375 £493 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.85% +51.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £303 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £675 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+8.75% +11.11%
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
262 309 143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 80.62% 74.82% 66.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 154 83
Median daily rate £388 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.88% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £700 £533
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 7
Median hourly rate £15.00 £135.00 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-88.88% +409.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £135.00 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.40 £135.00 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +15.09%

Agile Software Development
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Merseyside region citing Agile Software Development as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 July 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Software Development within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 30 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool -9 29 £414 -17.25% 16
Bootle - 1 - -
Agile Software Development
North West

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Agile Software Development also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Merseyside region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 22 (28.21%) SQL
2 20 (25.64%) Microsoft
3 19 (24.36%) SQL Server
4 18 (23.08%) Waterfall
5 17 (21.79%) Project Management
6 15 (19.23%) Java
7 14 (17.95%) Oracle
7 14 (17.95%) CRM
8 13 (16.67%) Scrum
9 12 (15.38%) Dynamics CRM
10 11 (14.10%) Web Services
10 11 (14.10%) .NET
11 10 (12.82%) Finance
12 9 (11.54%) Spring
13 8 (10.26%) JavaScript
13 8 (10.26%) PRINCE2
13 8 (10.26%) SDLC
14 7 (8.97%) E-Commerce
15 6 (7.69%) XML
15 6 (7.69%) C#
15 6 (7.69%) HTML
15 6 (7.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 6 (7.69%) Information Security
15 6 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
15 6 (7.69%) Web Development
15 6 (7.69%) Security Cleared
16 5 (6.41%) JIRA
16 5 (6.41%) .NET Framework
16 5 (6.41%) Multithreading
16 5 (6.41%) Data Protection

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (5.13%) ColdFusion
2 2 (2.56%) IIS
2 2 (2.56%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (1.28%) CMS
3 1 (1.28%) Confluence
3 1 (1.28%) SAS
3 1 (1.28%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.28%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (1.28%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (3.85%) MS Excel
1 3 (3.85%) MS Project
2 2 (2.56%) Mingle
2 2 (2.56%) MS Office
3 1 (1.28%) Fireworks
3 1 (1.28%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 12 (15.38%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.28%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.28%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.56%) Internet
1 2 (2.56%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (24.36%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.41%) Oracle Database
2 5 (6.41%) Relational Database
3 3 (3.85%) MongoDB
3 3 (3.85%) NoSQL
3 3 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (2.56%) Data Mining
4 2 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.56%) MySQL
4 2 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.28%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (1.28%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.28%) Big Data
5 1 (1.28%) DataStax
5 1 (1.28%) Essbase
5 1 (1.28%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.28%) NonStop SQL
5 1 (1.28%) Power BI
5 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (6.41%) JIRA
2 4 (5.13%) Selenium
3 3 (3.85%) Talend Open Studio
4 2 (2.56%) Subversion
5 1 (1.28%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.28%) eggPlant
5 1 (1.28%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.28%) SoapUI
5 1 (1.28%) WebDriver
5 1 (1.28%) Xcode
General
1 10 (12.82%) Finance
2 5 (6.41%) Banking
3 2 (2.56%) Advertising
3 2 (2.56%) Music Industry
4 1 (1.28%) Games
4 1 (1.28%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 34 (43.59%) Developer
2 26 (33.33%) Analyst
3 9 (11.54%) Analyst Developer
3 9 (11.54%) Business Analyst
4 8 (10.26%) Java Developer
4 8 (10.26%) Project Manager
5 6 (7.69%) Delivery Manager
5 6 (7.69%) Digital Delivery Manager
5 6 (7.69%) IT Manager
5 6 (7.69%) IT Project Manager
5 6 (7.69%) IT Security Manager
5 6 (7.69%) IT Security Project Manager
5 6 (7.69%) Security Manager
5 6 (7.69%) Security Project Manager
5 6 (7.69%) Senior Manager
6 5 (6.41%) Agile Business Analyst
6 5 (6.41%) Systems Analyst
7 4 (5.13%) Microsoft Developer
7 4 (5.13%) Test Analyst
8 3 (3.85%) Systems Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (14.10%) .NET
1 11 (14.10%) Web Services
2 9 (11.54%) Spring
3 6 (7.69%) HTML
3 6 (7.69%) XML
4 5 (6.41%) .NET Framework
5 3 (3.85%) AngularJS
5 3 (3.85%) CSS
5 3 (3.85%) jQuery
5 3 (3.85%) SAML
6 2 (2.56%) ASP.NET
6 2 (2.56%) Autofac
6 2 (2.56%) Entity Framework
6 2 (2.56%) Hibernate
6 2 (2.56%) HTML5
6 2 (2.56%) J2EE
6 2 (2.56%) JSON
6 2 (2.56%) REST
6 2 (2.56%) SOAP
6 2 (2.56%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.13%) User Experience
3 3 (3.85%) Mobile App
3 3 (3.85%) Virtual Team
4 2 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.28%) CESG
5 1 (1.28%) CESG CLAS
5 1 (1.28%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.28%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.28%) FMCG
5 1 (1.28%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.28%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.13%) Unix
2 3 (3.85%) Windows
2 3 (3.85%) Windows Server
3 2 (2.56%) Linux
4 1 (1.28%) Android
4 1 (1.28%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (23.08%) Waterfall
2 17 (21.79%) Project Management
3 14 (17.95%) CRM
4 13 (16.67%) Scrum
5 8 (10.26%) PRINCE2
5 8 (10.26%) SDLC
6 7 (8.97%) E-Commerce
7 6 (7.69%) Information Security
7 6 (7.69%) Web Development
8 5 (6.41%) Agile Project Management
8 5 (6.41%) Data Protection
8 5 (6.41%) ETL
8 5 (6.41%) Multithreading
8 5 (6.41%) User Stories
9 4 (5.13%) Business Analysis
9 4 (5.13%) GAP Analysis
9 4 (5.13%) ITIL
9 4 (5.13%) Line Management
9 4 (5.13%) Migration
9 4 (5.13%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 22 (28.21%) SQL
2 15 (19.23%) Java
3 8 (10.26%) JavaScript
4 6 (7.69%) C#
5 2 (2.56%) CFML
5 2 (2.56%) PowerShell
5 2 (2.56%) VB
6 1 (1.28%) Objective-C
6 1 (1.28%) Ruby
6 1 (1.28%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.28%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.28%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (7.69%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.56%) Degree
2 2 (2.56%) ISEB
3 1 (1.28%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.28%) CISSP
3 1 (1.28%) CLAS
3 1 (1.28%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 5 (6.41%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (1.28%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.28%) HDFS
Vendors
1 20 (25.64%) Microsoft
2 14 (17.95%) Oracle
3 3 (3.85%) Talend
4 2 (2.56%) Sony
4 2 (2.56%) Teradata
5 1 (1.28%) Hortonworks
5 1 (1.28%) Sitecore
Southport, Merseyside
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £325 to £375 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Uniting Ambition
Rate: £350 - 450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago