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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Agile Software Development over the 3 months to 28 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 14 9 9
Rank change year-on-year
-5 0
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 2 14 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 3.23% 12.39% 10.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.65% 16.09% 16.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 7
Average daily rate
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£525 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% +25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £41.25 £38.75
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +6.45%
Agile Software Development
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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
43 87 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 69.35% 76.99% 62.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 50 37
Average daily rate £300 £350 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £93 £258 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £13.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

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 28 August 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
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Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
County Antrim -6 2 £525 +40.00% 6
Agile Software Development
UK

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 7 (58.33%) Scrum
2 6 (50.00%) Project Management
3 5 (41.67%) CISSP
3 5 (41.67%) ITIL
3 5 (41.67%) PRINCE2
3 5 (41.67%) Finance
3 5 (41.67%) CISA
3 5 (41.67%) CISM
3 5 (41.67%) Information Security
3 5 (41.67%) TOGAF
3 5 (41.67%) Enterprise Architecture
3 5 (41.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (41.67%) COBIT
3 5 (41.67%) CGEIT
3 5 (41.67%) Security Architecture
3 5 (41.67%) CRISC
3 5 (41.67%) SABSA
4 4 (33.33%) Java
4 4 (33.33%) Web Services
5 3 (25.00%) XML
5 3 (25.00%) WebSphere
5 3 (25.00%) Use Case
6 2 (16.67%) Dojo
6 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (16.67%) Apple iOS
6 2 (16.67%) SoapUI
6 2 (16.67%) iOS Development
6 2 (16.67%) Android
6 2 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
6 2 (16.67%) REST

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 3 (25.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (8.33%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (8.33%) IIS
2 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (8.33%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) DNS
1 1 (8.33%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (8.33%) DB2
1 1 (8.33%) Big Data
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) JUnit
1 2 (16.67%) Eclipse
1 2 (16.67%) SoapUI
1 2 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 1 (8.33%) Ant
2 1 (8.33%) Maven
2 1 (8.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 5 (41.67%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Developer
2 5 (41.67%) Architect
2 5 (41.67%) Information Architect
2 5 (41.67%) Security Architect
2 5 (41.67%) Information Security Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Java Developer
3 2 (16.67%) .NET Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Junior Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Junior
4 1 (8.33%) Applications Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Agile Coach
4 1 (8.33%) IT Architect
4 1 (8.33%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Junior Applications Developer
4 1 (8.33%) IT Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) Web Services
2 3 (25.00%) XML
3 2 (16.67%) .NET
3 2 (16.67%) J2EE
3 2 (16.67%) Ajax
3 2 (16.67%) Java EE
3 2 (16.67%) JSON
3 2 (16.67%) Dojo
3 2 (16.67%) SOAP
3 2 (16.67%) REST
3 2 (16.67%) AngularJS
4 1 (8.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (8.33%) MyBatis
4 1 (8.33%) PrimeFaces
4 1 (8.33%) CSS3
4 1 (8.33%) Struts
4 1 (8.33%) HTML
4 1 (8.33%) jQuery
4 1 (8.33%) Struts2
4 1 (8.33%) JiBX
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
1 1 (8.33%) User Experience
1 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (8.33%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Android
1 2 (16.67%) Apple iOS
2 1 (8.33%) UNIX
2 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Scrum
2 6 (50.00%) Project Management
3 5 (41.67%) ITIL
3 5 (41.67%) PRINCE2
3 5 (41.67%) TOGAF
3 5 (41.67%) Information Security
3 5 (41.67%) Enterprise Architecture
3 5 (41.67%) Security Architecture
3 5 (41.67%) SABSA
4 3 (25.00%) Use Case
5 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (16.67%) OO
5 2 (16.67%) iOS Development
5 2 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
5 2 (16.67%) Web Development
5 2 (16.67%) Android Development
6 1 (8.33%) User Stories
6 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
6 1 (8.33%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) Java
2 2 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (8.33%) VB.NET
3 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (8.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) CISSP
1 5 (41.67%) CISA
1 5 (41.67%) CISM
1 5 (41.67%) CGEIT
1 5 (41.67%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (41.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (41.67%) COBIT
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle
1 2 (16.67%) IBM
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) VMware
2 1 (8.33%) F5
2 1 (8.33%) Twitter