The first table below looks at the demand for Agile Software Development skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northern Ireland 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Northern Ireland region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 14 13 21
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +8
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 5 10 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 4.90% 8.70% 4.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.17% 13.33% 7.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 0
Average daily rate
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£300 £275 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £364 £345
% change year-on-year
+3.09% +5.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Northern Ireland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
81 75 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 79.41% 65.22% 61.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 37 44
Average daily rate £350 £300 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £158 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £14.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-19.35% -
Agile Software Development
UK

Agile Software Development
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Agile Software Development Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

Agile Software Development
Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

Agile Software Development
Contract Job Locations in Northern Ireland

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 Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014. 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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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
County Antrim +1 5 £300 +9.09% 5
Agile Software Development
UK

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 20 (66.67%) HTML
1 20 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 20 (66.67%) CSS
2 18 (60.00%) Java
3 17 (56.67%) Eclipse
3 17 (56.67%) Apple iOS
4 16 (53.33%) Web Application Development
4 16 (53.33%) MVC
4 16 (53.33%) Java EE
4 16 (53.33%) Dojo
4 16 (53.33%) Mac OS X
4 16 (53.33%) RAD
5 8 (26.67%) Subversion
6 6 (20.00%) Python
7 5 (16.67%) Ruby
8 4 (13.33%) Ruby on Rails
8 4 (13.33%) jQuery
8 4 (13.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 4 (13.33%) Alfresco
8 4 (13.33%) JRuby
8 4 (13.33%) Sass
8 4 (13.33%) CruiseControl
8 4 (13.33%) MongoDB
8 4 (13.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 4 (13.33%) RubyMine
8 4 (13.33%) Active Record
8 4 (13.33%) AccuRev
8 4 (13.33%) Build Forge
8 4 (13.33%) HTML5
8 4 (13.33%) Cucumber

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 4 (13.33%) Alfresco
2 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.33%) SharePoint 2013
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.33%) MongoDB
1 4 (13.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 17 (56.67%) Eclipse
2 8 (26.67%) Subversion
3 4 (13.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 4 (13.33%) CruiseControl
3 4 (13.33%) RubyMine
3 4 (13.33%) Build Forge
3 4 (13.33%) Cucumber
3 4 (13.33%) ClearCase
3 4 (13.33%) Ant
3 4 (13.33%) Maven
3 4 (13.33%) MSBuild
4 1 (3.33%) Visual Studio
4 1 (3.33%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 23 (76.67%) Developer
2 16 (53.33%) JavaScript Developer
3 4 (13.33%) Release Engineer
3 4 (13.33%) Build and Release Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Ruby on Rails Developer
5 1 (3.33%) Software Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Consultant
5 1 (3.33%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Java Software Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Python Developer
5 1 (3.33%) SharePoint Developer
5 1 (3.33%) Senior Java Software Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) iPhone Developer
5 1 (3.33%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (66.67%) HTML
1 20 (66.67%) CSS
2 16 (53.33%) Java EE
2 16 (53.33%) Dojo
3 4 (13.33%) Ruby on Rails
3 4 (13.33%) jQuery
3 4 (13.33%) JRuby
3 4 (13.33%) Sass
3 4 (13.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 4 (13.33%) HTML5
4 1 (3.33%) .NET
4 1 (3.33%) Web Services
4 1 (3.33%) WCF
4 1 (3.33%) iOS SDK
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.33%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 17 (56.67%) Apple iOS
2 16 (53.33%) Mac OS X
3 2 (6.67%) Linux
4 1 (3.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (53.33%) Web Application Development
1 16 (53.33%) MVC
1 16 (53.33%) RAD
2 4 (13.33%) Active Record
3 1 (3.33%) OOP
3 1 (3.33%) OO
3 1 (3.33%) TDD
3 1 (3.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (3.33%) Unit Testing
3 1 (3.33%) Test Scripting
3 1 (3.33%) Validation
3 1 (3.33%) iOS Development
3 1 (3.33%) User Stories
3 1 (3.33%) Analytics
3 1 (3.33%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 20 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 18 (60.00%) Java
3 6 (20.00%) Python
4 5 (16.67%) Ruby
5 4 (13.33%) Perl
5 4 (13.33%) VBScript
6 2 (6.67%) C#
7 1 (3.33%) C
7 1 (3.33%) MATLAB
7 1 (3.33%) Objective-C
7 1 (3.33%) PowerShell
7 1 (3.33%) Bash Shell
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) Puppet
1 1 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (13.33%) AccuRev
1 4 (13.33%) Perforce
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft
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