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 28 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
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Agile Software Development
UK / Northern Ireland
Rank 3 8 15
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +7
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 65 16 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 27.90% 13.68% 9.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 33.68% 16.33% 11.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 10 7
Median daily rate £358 £275 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -18.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £230 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £390 £358
UK excluding London median daily rate £418 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £44.75 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-5.02% +24.30%

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
193 98 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 82.83% 83.76% 85.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 47 50
Median daily rate £375 £300 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £109 £90
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +0.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 1
Median hourly rate £10.00 £40.00 £125.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-75.00% -68.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +37.93%

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 28 February 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
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 28 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
County Antrim +5 64 £341 +24.09% 5
Agile Software Development
UK

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 28 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 48 (42.86%) Java
1 48 (42.86%) SQL
2 35 (31.25%) TDD
3 34 (30.36%) Finance
4 33 (29.46%) C#
5 27 (24.11%) Banking
6 25 (22.32%) Python
6 25 (22.32%) BDD
7 22 (19.64%) OOD
7 22 (19.64%) C++
8 21 (18.75%) Linux
8 21 (18.75%) Multithreading
9 19 (16.96%) Continuous Integration
9 19 (16.96%) Front Office
10 18 (16.07%) AngularJS
11 17 (15.18%) MS Project
11 17 (15.18%) Project Management
12 16 (14.29%) Degree
12 16 (14.29%) NoSQL
12 16 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
13 15 (13.39%) Data Validation
13 15 (13.39%) Integration Testing
13 15 (13.39%) MVC
13 15 (13.39%) Validation
13 15 (13.39%) Information Security
13 15 (13.39%) .NET
13 15 (13.39%) JavaScript
14 14 (12.50%) Spring
15 13 (11.61%) Mathematics
15 13 (11.61%) Manual Testing

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 7 (6.25%) Cloud Foundry
2 6 (5.36%) Apache
3 2 (1.79%) Alfresco
3 2 (1.79%) Confluence
3 2 (1.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (0.89%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 17 (15.18%) MS Project
2 7 (6.25%) MS Excel
2 7 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (4.46%) MS Office
4 3 (2.68%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 13 (11.61%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.79%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (14.29%) NoSQL
2 13 (11.61%) Relational Database
3 8 (7.14%) RDBMS
3 8 (7.14%) SQL Server
4 4 (3.57%) KDB
4 4 (3.57%) Kdb+
5 3 (2.68%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.89%) Apache Hive
6 1 (0.89%) Big Data
6 1 (0.89%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.89%) QlikView
6 1 (0.89%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.89%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 3 (2.68%) Cucumber
1 3 (2.68%) Git (software)
1 3 (2.68%) Jenkins
1 3 (2.68%) LoadRunner
1 3 (2.68%) Selenium
2 2 (1.79%) Bitbucket
2 2 (1.79%) JIRA
2 2 (1.79%) TeamCity
2 2 (1.79%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.89%) Ant
3 1 (0.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (0.89%) Maven
General
1 34 (30.36%) Finance
2 27 (24.11%) Banking
3 19 (16.96%) Front Office
4 9 (8.04%) Law
5 6 (5.36%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.79%) Electronics
6 2 (1.79%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.89%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 64 (57.14%) Developer
2 40 (35.71%) Java Developer
3 24 (21.43%) Senior Developer
4 19 (16.96%) Senior Java Developer
5 14 (12.50%) C# Developer
6 13 (11.61%) Analyst
6 13 (11.61%) Lead Developer
7 12 (10.71%) Project Manager
8 10 (8.93%) .NET Developer
9 9 (8.04%) C# .NET Developer
10 8 (7.14%) Architect
10 8 (7.14%) Cloud Architect
11 7 (6.25%) Test Analyst
12 6 (5.36%) Business Analyst
12 6 (5.36%) C# WPF Developer
12 6 (5.36%) WPF Developer
13 5 (4.46%) Banking Analyst
13 5 (4.46%) C++ Developer
13 5 (4.46%) Senior C# Developer
14 4 (3.57%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (16.07%) AngularJS
2 15 (13.39%) .NET
3 14 (12.50%) Spring
4 11 (9.82%) WPF
5 10 (8.93%) ASP.NET
6 8 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
6 8 (7.14%) Spring Boot
6 8 (7.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 6 (5.36%) Angular 2
7 6 (5.36%) jQuery
7 6 (5.36%) Spring MVC
8 5 (4.46%) CSS
8 5 (4.46%) HTML
8 5 (4.46%) JSP
8 5 (4.46%) Servlets
9 4 (3.57%) ASP.NET Web API
9 4 (3.57%) J2EE
9 4 (3.57%) Node.js
9 4 (3.57%) WCF
10 3 (2.68%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 16 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (10.71%) Enterprise Software
3 10 (8.93%) Equity Derivative
4 5 (4.46%) N-Tier
5 4 (3.57%) Equities
5 4 (3.57%) Virtual Team
6 3 (2.68%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.79%) Derivative
8 1 (0.89%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.89%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 21 (18.75%) Linux
2 6 (5.36%) Unix
3 4 (3.57%) Solaris
4 1 (0.89%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (31.25%) TDD
2 25 (22.32%) BDD
3 22 (19.64%) OOD
4 21 (18.75%) Multithreading
5 19 (16.96%) Continuous Integration
6 17 (15.18%) Project Management
7 15 (13.39%) Data Validation
7 15 (13.39%) Information Security
7 15 (13.39%) Integration Testing
7 15 (13.39%) MVC
7 15 (13.39%) Validation
8 13 (11.61%) Manual Testing
8 13 (11.61%) Mathematics
9 12 (10.71%) Migration
9 12 (10.71%) Scrum
10 11 (9.82%) PRINCE2
11 10 (8.93%) Defect Management
11 10 (8.93%) Waterfall
12 8 (7.14%) Identity Access Management
12 8 (7.14%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 48 (42.86%) Java
1 48 (42.86%) SQL
2 33 (29.46%) C#
3 25 (22.32%) Python
4 22 (19.64%) C++
5 15 (13.39%) JavaScript
6 4 (3.57%) Perl
7 3 (2.68%) PL/SQL
7 3 (2.68%) VBScript
8 2 (1.79%) C
9 1 (0.89%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 16 (14.29%) Degree
2 9 (8.04%) SC Cleared
2 9 (8.04%) Security Cleared
3 8 (7.14%) AWS Certification
4 5 (4.46%) PMP
5 2 (1.79%) HND
6 1 (0.89%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.89%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (9.82%) QA
2 5 (4.46%) PMO
System Software
1 8 (7.14%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.79%) Firmware
3 1 (0.89%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.89%) Docker
3 1 (0.89%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 8 (7.14%) Ansible
2 1 (0.89%) AppManager
2 1 (0.89%) Cisco IPCC
2 1 (0.89%) Oozie
Vendors
1 7 (6.25%) Microsoft
1 7 (6.25%) Oracle
2 4 (3.57%) ATG
3 3 (2.68%) Sybase
4 1 (0.89%) Cloudera
4 1 (0.89%) Nokia
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