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 22 December 2014 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 22 6 24
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +18
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 5 15 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 4.35% 16.13% 1.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.17% 22.73% 3.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 9 3
Average daily rate
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£300 £340 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +4.61%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £354
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -1.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-1.38% -4.00%
Agile Software Development
UK

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
81 66 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 70.43% 70.97% 52.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 25 44
Average daily rate £250 £340 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.47% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £93 £260 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Average hourly rate £17.50 £13.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.62% -58.46%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 22 December 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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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 -15 2 £300 -14.28% 4
Agile Software Development
UK

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 11 (44.00%) Apple iOS
2 10 (40.00%) Java
3 9 (36.00%) HTML
3 9 (36.00%) CSS
3 9 (36.00%) MVC
4 8 (32.00%) Eclipse
5 7 (28.00%) JavaScript
5 7 (28.00%) Perl
5 7 (28.00%) RAD
5 7 (28.00%) Mac OS X
5 7 (28.00%) Java EE
5 7 (28.00%) Dojo
5 7 (28.00%) Web Application Development
6 6 (24.00%) Configuration Management
6 6 (24.00%) Maven
7 5 (20.00%) Linux
7 5 (20.00%) Python
8 4 (16.00%) C++
8 4 (16.00%) VBScript
8 4 (16.00%) Ant
8 4 (16.00%) XML
8 4 (16.00%) ClearCase
8 4 (16.00%) Perforce
8 4 (16.00%) CruiseControl
8 4 (16.00%) Subversion
8 4 (16.00%) Android
8 4 (16.00%) AccuRev
8 4 (16.00%) Build Forge
8 4 (16.00%) RESTful
8 4 (16.00%) MSBuild

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

For the 6 months to 22 December 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.00%) Bluetooth
1 3 (12.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (12.00%) Multicast
1 3 (12.00%) iBeacon
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (32.00%) Eclipse
2 6 (24.00%) Maven
3 4 (16.00%) CruiseControl
3 4 (16.00%) Subversion
3 4 (16.00%) Ant
3 4 (16.00%) ClearCase
3 4 (16.00%) Build Forge
3 4 (16.00%) MSBuild
4 3 (12.00%) MonkeyTalk
5 1 (4.00%) Xcode
5 1 (4.00%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (8.00%) Banking
1 2 (8.00%) Investment Banking
2 1 (4.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 21 (84.00%) Developer
2 7 (28.00%) JavaScript Developer
3 4 (16.00%) Build and Release Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) Release Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) iOS Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Android Developer
5 2 (8.00%) C++ Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Java Developer
6 1 (4.00%) .NET Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Web Developer
6 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Python Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Software Developer
6 1 (4.00%) iPhone Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (36.00%) CSS
1 9 (36.00%) HTML
2 7 (28.00%) Java EE
2 7 (28.00%) Dojo
3 4 (16.00%) XML
3 4 (16.00%) RESTful
4 3 (12.00%) JSON
5 2 (8.00%) WCF
5 2 (8.00%) jQuery
5 2 (8.00%) Hibernate
5 2 (8.00%) .NET
5 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET
5 2 (8.00%) RestKit
5 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (4.00%) iOS SDK
6 1 (4.00%) Cocoa Touch
6 1 (4.00%) Android SDK
6 1 (4.00%) PrimeFaces
6 1 (4.00%) ICEfaces
6 1 (4.00%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.00%) Equities
1 1 (4.00%) iPhone
1 1 (4.00%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 11 (44.00%) Apple iOS
2 7 (28.00%) Mac OS X
3 5 (20.00%) Linux
4 4 (16.00%) Android
5 3 (12.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (4.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (36.00%) MVC
2 7 (28.00%) Web Application Development
2 7 (28.00%) RAD
3 6 (24.00%) Configuration Management
4 4 (16.00%) Low Latency
4 4 (16.00%) Android Development
4 4 (16.00%) iOS Development
5 3 (12.00%) Automated Testing
5 3 (12.00%) Software Engineering
5 3 (12.00%) Release Management
5 3 (12.00%) Unit Testing
6 2 (8.00%) Refactoring
7 1 (4.00%) Algorithmic Trading
7 1 (4.00%) SOA
7 1 (4.00%) OOP
7 1 (4.00%) OO
7 1 (4.00%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (4.00%) Electronic Trading
7 1 (4.00%) Waterfall
7 1 (4.00%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 10 (40.00%) Java
2 7 (28.00%) JavaScript
2 7 (28.00%) Perl
3 5 (20.00%) Python
4 4 (16.00%) VBScript
4 4 (16.00%) C++
5 3 (12.00%) Shell Script
6 2 (8.00%) C#
7 1 (4.00%) C
7 1 (4.00%) MATLAB
7 1 (4.00%) Objective-C
7 1 (4.00%) Bash Shell
Vendors
1 4 (16.00%) Perforce
1 4 (16.00%) AccuRev
2 3 (12.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (8.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.00%) Oracle
4 1 (4.00%) TIBCO
4 1 (4.00%) Reuters
4 1 (4.00%) Bloomberg
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