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 25 May 2016 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Agile Software Development
Rank 7 17 2
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -15
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 12 6 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 12.63% 6.38% 26.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 15.79% 9.23% 32.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 6
Median daily rate £338 £295 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.40% -7.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £231 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £397 £359 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £386 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.03% +3.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
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
76 65 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 80.00% 69.15% 80.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 31 32
Median daily rate £350 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £150 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 4
Median hourly rate £14.00 £17.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +25.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.75 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.65% +1.66%

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 25 May 2016.

Agile Software Development Daily 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 25 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +7 10 £338 +14.40% 12
Agile Software Development
UK

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, 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 15 (53.57%) Finance
2 13 (46.43%) C#
3 11 (39.29%) Banking
4 10 (35.71%) SQL
5 9 (32.14%) HTML
6 8 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (28.57%) Manual Testing
6 8 (28.57%) HTML5
6 8 (28.57%) Enterprise Software
6 8 (28.57%) Defect Management
7 7 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
7 7 (25.00%) Data Validation
7 7 (25.00%) Validation
7 7 (25.00%) Java
7 7 (25.00%) VBScript
8 6 (21.43%) .NET
8 6 (21.43%) ASP.NET
8 6 (21.43%) MVC
8 6 (21.43%) Unit Testing
8 6 (21.43%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (17.86%) Coaching
9 5 (17.86%) Marketing
9 5 (17.86%) SQL Server
10 4 (14.29%) OOP
10 4 (14.29%) Derivative
10 4 (14.29%) MongoDB
11 3 (10.71%) Waterfall
11 3 (10.71%) Jenkins
11 3 (10.71%) QA
11 3 (10.71%) Web Development

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 2 (7.14%) Node.js
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.86%) SQL Server
2 4 (14.29%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.57%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (10.71%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.57%) Bitbucket
2 1 (3.57%) Eclipse
2 1 (3.57%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.57%) JIRA
2 1 (3.57%) Subversion
2 1 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 15 (53.57%) Finance
2 11 (39.29%) Banking
3 5 (17.86%) Marketing
4 1 (3.57%) French Language
4 1 (3.57%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (39.29%) Developer
2 8 (28.57%) Analyst
3 6 (21.43%) Test Analyst
4 5 (17.86%) .NET Developer
4 5 (17.86%) Designer
4 5 (17.86%) Manual Test Analyst
4 5 (17.86%) Web Designer
5 4 (14.29%) C# Developer
6 3 (10.71%) ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (10.71%) Senior .NET Developer
6 3 (10.71%) Senior Developer
6 3 (10.71%) Web Developer
7 2 (7.14%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (7.14%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (7.14%) UI Designer
7 2 (7.14%) Web UI Designer
8 1 (3.57%) Digital Project Manager
8 1 (3.57%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 1 (3.57%) Senior Front-End Developer
8 1 (3.57%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (32.14%) HTML
2 8 (28.57%) HTML5
3 6 (21.43%) .NET
3 6 (21.43%) ASP.NET
3 6 (21.43%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (7.14%) .NET Framework
4 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (7.14%) Web Services
5 1 (3.57%) AngularJS
5 1 (3.57%) COM
5 1 (3.57%) CSS
5 1 (3.57%) Entity Framework
5 1 (3.57%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (3.57%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 8 (28.57%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (14.29%) Derivative
3 2 (7.14%) Graphic Design
3 2 (7.14%) Visualisation
4 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.57%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.14%) Linux
1 2 (7.14%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
1 8 (28.57%) Defect Management
1 8 (28.57%) Manual Testing
2 7 (25.00%) Data Validation
2 7 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 7 (25.00%) Validation
3 6 (21.43%) MVC
3 6 (21.43%) Unit Testing
4 5 (17.86%) Coaching
5 4 (14.29%) OOP
6 3 (10.71%) Waterfall
6 3 (10.71%) Web Development
7 2 (7.14%) Electronic Trading
7 2 (7.14%) Functional Testing
7 2 (7.14%) Project Management
7 2 (7.14%) Risk Management
7 2 (7.14%) Scrum
7 2 (7.14%) SDLC
7 2 (7.14%) Test Strategy
7 2 (7.14%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 13 (46.43%) C#
2 10 (35.71%) SQL
3 7 (25.00%) Java
3 7 (25.00%) VBScript
4 3 (10.71%) JavaScript
5 2 (7.14%) Perl
5 2 (7.14%) Python
6 1 (3.57%) Bash Shell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.71%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (10.71%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.57%) HP