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 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Agile Software Development
North West / Merseyside
Rank 1 10 16
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +6
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 81 36 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 26.21% 11.29% 6.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 31.76% 14.29% 9.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 27 6
Median daily rate £471 £450 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.72% +10.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £365 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £475 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £45.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-7.77% +25.00%

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
255 252 240
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 82.52% 79.00% 72.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 154 109
Median daily rate £468 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 5 1
Median hourly rate £13.00 £40.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-67.50% +142.42%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +45.45%

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 21 February 2017.

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 21 February 2017. 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 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 +8 68 £475 +5.55% 14
Southport - 2 £333 - 1
Bootle +3 1 £465 -
Wirral -2 1 £301 +33.55% 1
Agile Software Development
North West

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 34 (29.06%) Scrum
1 34 (29.06%) .NET
2 31 (26.50%) Java
2 31 (26.50%) JavaScript
3 30 (25.64%) TDD
4 26 (22.22%) HTML
5 25 (21.37%) Microsoft
6 24 (20.51%) Oracle
7 23 (19.66%) C#
7 23 (19.66%) MVC
8 20 (17.09%) ASP.NET
8 20 (17.09%) CSS
9 19 (16.24%) Project Management
10 17 (14.53%) SQL
10 17 (14.53%) DevOps
11 16 (13.68%) Linux
11 16 (13.68%) Open Source
11 16 (13.68%) ASP.NET MVC
12 15 (12.82%) Finance
13 14 (11.97%) BDD
13 14 (11.97%) Continuous Integration
13 14 (11.97%) Microservices
13 14 (11.97%) Jenkins
14 13 (11.11%) AngularJS
15 12 (10.26%) Spring
15 12 (10.26%) Dynamics CRM
15 12 (10.26%) Git (software)
15 12 (10.26%) Web Services
15 12 (10.26%) SQL Server
15 12 (10.26%) CRM

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 6 (5.13%) CMS
2 3 (2.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (2.56%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (1.71%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 2 (1.71%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (1.71%) EPiServer
3 2 (1.71%) Oracle Service Bus
3 2 (1.71%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.85%) Confluence
4 1 (0.85%) DNN
4 1 (0.85%) Immediacy CMS
4 1 (0.85%) JBoss
4 1 (0.85%) Kentico
4 1 (0.85%) Liferay
4 1 (0.85%) Mule
4 1 (0.85%) Mule ESB
4 1 (0.85%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.85%) Sitefinity
4 1 (0.85%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.85%) Umbraco
Applications
1 11 (9.40%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.56%) MS Office
2 3 (2.56%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (2.56%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 12 (10.26%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (9.40%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (8.55%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.71%) GitHub
4 1 (0.85%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.85%) Office 365
4 1 (0.85%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.71%) FTP
1 2 (1.71%) Internet
2 1 (0.85%) HTTP
2 1 (0.85%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (10.26%) SQL Server
2 9 (7.69%) MongoDB
3 7 (5.98%) MySQL
3 7 (5.98%) NoSQL
4 4 (3.42%) Oracle BI EE
5 3 (2.56%) Oracle Database
5 3 (2.56%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (1.71%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (1.71%) Oracle Database 12c
6 2 (1.71%) RavenDB
6 2 (1.71%) SAP Data Services
6 2 (1.71%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.71%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.85%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.85%) DB2
Development Applications
1 14 (11.97%) Jenkins
2 12 (10.26%) Git (software)
3 6 (5.13%) Visual Studio
4 5 (4.27%) Grunt
5 3 (2.56%) JIRA
5 3 (2.56%) NuGet
5 3 (2.56%) Visual Studio Team System
6 2 (1.71%) gulp
6 2 (1.71%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.85%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.85%) GitLab
7 1 (0.85%) Moq
7 1 (0.85%) NUnit
7 1 (0.85%) Rhino Mocks
7 1 (0.85%) Selenium
7 1 (0.85%) Selenium IDE
7 1 (0.85%) Subversion
7 1 (0.85%) Xcode
General
1 15 (12.82%) Finance
2 4 (3.42%) Legal
2 4 (3.42%) Retail
3 2 (1.71%) Marketing
4 1 (0.85%) Advertising
4 1 (0.85%) Banking
4 1 (0.85%) Games
4 1 (0.85%) Law
Job Titles
1 52 (44.44%) Developer
2 22 (18.80%) .NET Developer
3 17 (14.53%) Project Manager
4 14 (11.97%) Java Developer
5 11 (9.40%) Agile Developer
5 11 (9.40%) Agile Java Developer
5 11 (9.40%) Analyst
6 9 (7.69%) Architect
6 9 (7.69%) Business Analyst
6 9 (7.69%) Senior Developer
7 8 (6.84%) Senior Java Developer
8 7 (5.98%) Senior Agile Developer
8 7 (5.98%) Senior Agile Java Developer
9 6 (5.13%) C# Developer
9 6 (5.13%) Principal Developer
10 5 (4.27%) C# .NET Developer
10 5 (4.27%) DevOps Engineer
10 5 (4.27%) Digital Project Manager
10 5 (4.27%) Solutions Architect
11 4 (3.42%) Business Intelligence Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (29.06%) .NET
2 26 (22.22%) HTML
3 20 (17.09%) ASP.NET
3 20 (17.09%) CSS
4 16 (13.68%) ASP.NET MVC
5 13 (11.11%) AngularJS
6 12 (10.26%) Spring
6 12 (10.26%) Web Services
7 11 (9.40%) .NET Framework
8 10 (8.55%) RESTful
9 9 (7.69%) jQuery
10 7 (5.98%) Spring Boot
11 6 (5.13%) HTML5
12 5 (4.27%) ASP.NET Web API
12 5 (4.27%) J2EE
13 4 (3.42%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 4 (3.42%) CSS3
13 4 (3.42%) Node.js
13 4 (3.42%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 4 (3.42%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.84%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.13%) Fintech
3 5 (4.27%) User Experience
4 4 (3.42%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.71%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.85%) Blog
6 1 (0.85%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.85%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.85%) NHS
6 1 (0.85%) Social Media
6 1 (0.85%) Tandem
6 1 (0.85%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 16 (13.68%) Linux
2 5 (4.27%) Unix
3 3 (2.56%) Windows
4 2 (1.71%) Android
5 1 (0.85%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (29.06%) Scrum
2 30 (25.64%) TDD
3 23 (19.66%) MVC
4 19 (16.24%) Project Management
5 17 (14.53%) DevOps
6 16 (13.68%) Open Source
7 14 (11.97%) BDD
7 14 (11.97%) Continuous Integration
7 14 (11.97%) Microservices
8 12 (10.26%) CRM
9 11 (9.40%) API Design
9 11 (9.40%) PRINCE2
9 11 (9.40%) Waterfall
10 10 (8.55%) Front End Development
11 9 (7.69%) Kanban
11 9 (7.69%) Process Improvement
12 8 (6.84%) Business Analysis
12 8 (6.84%) Continuous Delivery
12 8 (6.84%) Stakeholder Management
13 6 (5.13%) Target Operating Model
Programming Languages
1 31 (26.50%) Java
1 31 (26.50%) JavaScript
2 23 (19.66%) C#
3 17 (14.53%) SQL
4 5 (4.27%) VB.NET
5 3 (2.56%) Ruby
6 2 (1.71%) Scala
7 1 (0.85%) Objective-C
7 1 (0.85%) PHP
7 1 (0.85%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.85%) Python
7 1 (0.85%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.85%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 5 (4.27%) SC Cleared
1 5 (4.27%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (1.71%) APMP
3 2 (1.71%) ISEB
4 1 (0.85%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.85%) Degree
4 1 (0.85%) MCAD
4 1 (0.85%) MCP
4 1 (0.85%) MCSD
4 1 (0.85%) MCTS
4 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.71%) QA
2 1 (0.85%) COBIT
System Software
1 3 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.71%) Ansible
1 2 (1.71%) Puppet
2 1 (0.85%) Terraform
Vendors
1 25 (21.37%) Microsoft
2 24 (20.51%) Oracle
3 6 (5.13%) VMware
4 5 (4.27%) Sitecore
5 4 (3.42%) Teradata
6 3 (2.56%) Siebel
7 2 (1.71%) Google
7 2 (1.71%) Sybase
8 1 (0.85%) Alterian
8 1 (0.85%) Cognos
8 1 (0.85%) Perforce
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