The table below looks at the statistics for Agile Software Development skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northern Ireland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Agile Software Development over the 3 months to 19 January 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Agile Software Development
UK / Northern Ireland
Rank 3 12 17
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +5
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 70 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 30.57% 10.00% 4.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 39.55% 13.43% 6.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 7 4
Median daily rate £385 £275 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -16.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £258 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £447 £480 £338
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £27.17 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £45.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-8.88% +21.62%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Northern Ireland region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Northern Ireland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
177 67 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 77.29% 74.44% 73.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 29 41
Median daily rate £370 £400 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% +60.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £88
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 2
Median hourly rate £13.00 - £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

Agile Software Development
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Northern Ireland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017.

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Histogram in Northern Ireland

Agile Software Development
Hourly Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Agile Software Development Hourly Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

Agile Software Development
Hourly Rate Histogram in Northern Ireland

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017.

Agile Software Development Hourly Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Software Development within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 19 January 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
County Antrim +9 66 £385 +43.25% 7
Agile Software Development
UK

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 19 January 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 38 (39.58%) SQL
2 35 (36.46%) Java
3 31 (32.29%) TDD
4 27 (28.13%) C#
5 25 (26.04%) Python
5 25 (26.04%) Finance
6 24 (25.00%) BDD
7 22 (22.92%) Banking
7 22 (22.92%) C++
8 21 (21.88%) OOD
9 19 (19.79%) Linux
10 18 (18.75%) Project Management
10 18 (18.75%) Multithreading
11 17 (17.71%) Continuous Integration
12 16 (16.67%) NoSQL
12 16 (16.67%) MS Project
13 15 (15.63%) Degree
14 14 (14.58%) Front Office
15 13 (13.54%) Analytical Skills
16 12 (12.50%) MVC
16 12 (12.50%) .NET
16 12 (12.50%) PRINCE2
16 12 (12.50%) Integration Testing
16 12 (12.50%) Mathematics
16 12 (12.50%) Migration
16 12 (12.50%) Information Security
17 11 (11.46%) Validation
17 11 (11.46%) Data Validation
17 11 (11.46%) Enterprise Software
18 10 (10.42%) AngularJS

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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 (6.25%) Apache
2 3 (3.13%) Cloud Foundry
3 2 (2.08%) Alfresco
3 2 (2.08%) Confluence
4 1 (1.04%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 16 (16.67%) MS Project
2 6 (6.25%) MS Excel
2 6 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (4.17%) MS Office
4 3 (3.13%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 9 (9.38%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.08%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (16.67%) NoSQL
2 8 (8.33%) RDBMS
2 8 (8.33%) Relational Database
3 5 (5.21%) SQL Server
4 4 (4.17%) KDB
4 4 (4.17%) Kdb+
5 3 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.04%) Apache Hive
6 1 (1.04%) Big Data
6 1 (1.04%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.04%) QlikView
6 1 (1.04%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 3 (3.13%) Git (software)
1 3 (3.13%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.08%) Bitbucket
2 2 (2.08%) JIRA
2 2 (2.08%) TeamCity
2 2 (2.08%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.04%) Ant
3 1 (1.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (1.04%) Maven
General
1 25 (26.04%) Finance
2 22 (22.92%) Banking
3 14 (14.58%) Front Office
4 9 (9.38%) Law
5 4 (4.17%) Investment Banking
6 2 (2.08%) Electronics
6 2 (2.08%) Marketing
6 2 (2.08%) Multimedia
6 2 (2.08%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.04%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 51 (53.13%) Developer
2 30 (31.25%) Java Developer
3 17 (17.71%) Senior Developer
4 13 (13.54%) Lead Developer
5 12 (12.50%) Project Manager
5 12 (12.50%) Senior Java Developer
6 11 (11.46%) C# Developer
7 10 (10.42%) Analyst
8 9 (9.38%) .NET Developer
9 8 (8.33%) Architect
9 8 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
9 8 (8.33%) Cloud Architect
10 5 (5.21%) Business Analyst
10 5 (5.21%) C# WPF Developer
10 5 (5.21%) C++ Developer
10 5 (5.21%) Senior C# Developer
10 5 (5.21%) Test Analyst
10 5 (5.21%) WPF Developer
11 4 (4.17%) KDB Developer
11 4 (4.17%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (12.50%) .NET
2 10 (10.42%) AngularJS
2 10 (10.42%) ASP.NET
3 8 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 8 (8.33%) Spring
3 8 (8.33%) WPF
4 6 (6.25%) jQuery
5 5 (5.21%) CSS
5 5 (5.21%) HTML
5 5 (5.21%) J2EE
5 5 (5.21%) JSP
5 5 (5.21%) Servlets
5 5 (5.21%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 4 (4.17%) Node.js
7 3 (3.13%) Spring MVC
8 2 (2.08%) Angular 2
8 2 (2.08%) SOAP
9 1 (1.04%) ASP.NET Web API
9 1 (1.04%) J2SE
9 1 (1.04%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (13.54%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (12.50%) Mathematics
3 11 (11.46%) Enterprise Software
4 10 (10.42%) Equity Derivative
5 5 (5.21%) N-Tier
6 4 (4.17%) Equities
6 4 (4.17%) Virtual Team
7 3 (3.13%) Social Media
8 2 (2.08%) Derivative
9 1 (1.04%) Management Information System
9 1 (1.04%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 19 (19.79%) Linux
2 4 (4.17%) Solaris
2 4 (4.17%) Unix
3 1 (1.04%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (32.29%) TDD
2 24 (25.00%) BDD
3 21 (21.88%) OOD
4 18 (18.75%) Multithreading
4 18 (18.75%) Project Management
5 17 (17.71%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (12.50%) Information Security
6 12 (12.50%) Integration Testing
6 12 (12.50%) Migration
6 12 (12.50%) MVC
6 12 (12.50%) PRINCE2
7 11 (11.46%) Data Validation
7 11 (11.46%) Validation
8 10 (10.42%) Waterfall
9 9 (9.38%) Defect Management
9 9 (9.38%) Manual Testing
10 8 (8.33%) Identity Access Management
10 8 (8.33%) People Management
11 7 (7.29%) Prototyping
11 7 (7.29%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 38 (39.58%) SQL
2 35 (36.46%) Java
3 27 (28.13%) C#
4 25 (26.04%) Python
5 22 (22.92%) C++
6 10 (10.42%) JavaScript
7 4 (4.17%) Perl
8 2 (2.08%) C
9 1 (1.04%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 15 (15.63%) Degree
2 9 (9.38%) SC Cleared
2 9 (9.38%) Security Cleared
3 8 (8.33%) AWS Certification
4 4 (4.17%) PMP
5 2 (2.08%) HND
6 1 (1.04%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.04%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 8 (8.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.08%) Firmware
3 1 (1.04%) Apache Flume
3 1 (1.04%) Docker
3 1 (1.04%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 8 (8.33%) Ansible
2 1 (1.04%) AppManager
2 1 (1.04%) Cisco IPCC
2 1 (1.04%) Oozie
Vendors
1 6 (6.25%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.17%) ATG
2 4 (4.17%) Oracle
3 1 (1.04%) Cloudera
3 1 (1.04%) Nokia