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 2 December 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Agile Software Development
Rank 3 13 18
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +5
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 45 5 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 27.44% 7.14% 7.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 37.82% 10.64% 10.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 5 3
Median daily rate £385 £450 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.44% +50.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £27.17 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £43.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-2.32% +22.85%
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
119 47 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 72.56% 67.14% 75.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 23 55
Median daily rate £375 £425 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +54.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £268 £143
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £450 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 2
Median hourly rate £40.00 £15.25 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+162.29% -12.85%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% +39.80%

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
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 2 December 2016.

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 2 December 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 +11 41 £385 -12.00% 5
Agile Software Development
UK

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 2 December 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 32 (52.46%) Java
2 30 (49.18%) SQL
3 28 (45.90%) C#
4 27 (44.26%) TDD
5 25 (40.98%) BDD
6 21 (34.43%) OOD
7 20 (32.79%) Python
8 18 (29.51%) Multithreading
9 17 (27.87%) C++
9 17 (27.87%) NoSQL
10 15 (24.59%) Degree
11 14 (22.95%) Banking
11 14 (22.95%) Continuous Integration
11 14 (22.95%) Front Office
11 14 (22.95%) Finance
12 12 (19.67%) .NET
12 12 (19.67%) Linux
12 12 (19.67%) Integration Testing
12 12 (19.67%) Information Security
13 10 (16.39%) Equity Derivative
13 10 (16.39%) Mathematics
14 9 (14.75%) JavaScript
14 9 (14.75%) ASP.NET
14 9 (14.75%) MVC
14 9 (14.75%) Migration
14 9 (14.75%) Relational Database
15 8 (13.11%) AngularJS
15 8 (13.11%) Scrum
15 8 (13.11%) RDBMS
15 8 (13.11%) WPF

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 (9.84%) Apache
2 2 (3.28%) Alfresco
2 2 (3.28%) Cloud Foundry
2 2 (3.28%) Confluence
3 1 (1.64%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.64%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (1.64%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.64%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (8.20%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.64%) Azure Machine Learning
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.28%) LAN
1 2 (3.28%) WAN
1 2 (3.28%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (27.87%) NoSQL
2 9 (14.75%) Relational Database
3 8 (13.11%) RDBMS
4 4 (6.56%) SQL Server
5 2 (3.28%) Big Data
5 2 (3.28%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.64%) Apache Hive
6 1 (1.64%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.64%) MySQL
6 1 (1.64%) Power BI
6 1 (1.64%) Qlik Sense
6 1 (1.64%) QlikView
6 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.64%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 3 (4.92%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.28%) Bitbucket
2 2 (3.28%) JIRA
2 2 (3.28%) TeamCity
2 2 (3.28%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.64%) Ant
3 1 (1.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (1.64%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.64%) Maven
3 1 (1.64%) Selenium
3 1 (1.64%) SpecFlow
3 1 (1.64%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.64%) WebDriver
3 1 (1.64%) Zephyr
General
1 14 (22.95%) Banking
1 14 (22.95%) Finance
1 14 (22.95%) Front Office
2 3 (4.92%) Marketing
3 2 (3.28%) Multimedia
4 1 (1.64%) Automotive
4 1 (1.64%) Electronics
4 1 (1.64%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.64%) Publishing
4 1 (1.64%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 44 (72.13%) Developer
2 29 (47.54%) Java Developer
3 17 (27.87%) Senior Developer
4 13 (21.31%) Lead Developer
5 12 (19.67%) Senior Java Developer
6 11 (18.03%) C# Developer
7 9 (14.75%) .NET Developer
8 8 (13.11%) C# .NET Developer
9 5 (8.20%) Architect
9 5 (8.20%) C# WPF Developer
9 5 (8.20%) Cloud Architect
9 5 (8.20%) Senior C# Developer
9 5 (8.20%) WPF Developer
10 4 (6.56%) Senior .NET Developer
10 4 (6.56%) Senior C# .NET Developer
11 3 (4.92%) ASP.NET Developer
11 3 (4.92%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 2 (3.28%) C++ Developer
12 2 (3.28%) SQL Developer
12 2 (3.28%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (19.67%) .NET
2 9 (14.75%) ASP.NET
3 8 (13.11%) AngularJS
3 8 (13.11%) WPF
4 7 (11.48%) ASP.NET MVC
4 7 (11.48%) Spring
5 5 (8.20%) CSS
5 5 (8.20%) HTML
5 5 (8.20%) jQuery
6 4 (6.56%) Node.js
7 3 (4.92%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 2 (3.28%) Angular 2
9 1 (1.64%) CSS3
9 1 (1.64%) HTML5
9 1 (1.64%) J2EE
9 1 (1.64%) JSP
9 1 (1.64%) Kafka
9 1 (1.64%) Servlets
9 1 (1.64%) SOAP
9 1 (1.64%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.39%) Equity Derivative
1 10 (16.39%) Mathematics
2 4 (6.56%) Equities
3 3 (4.92%) Social Media
3 3 (4.92%) Virtual Team
4 2 (3.28%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.28%) Derivative
5 1 (1.64%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.64%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 12 (19.67%) Linux
2 1 (1.64%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (44.26%) TDD
2 25 (40.98%) BDD
3 21 (34.43%) OOD
4 18 (29.51%) Multithreading
5 14 (22.95%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (19.67%) Information Security
6 12 (19.67%) Integration Testing
7 9 (14.75%) Migration
7 9 (14.75%) MVC
8 8 (13.11%) Scrum
9 7 (11.48%) Data Validation
9 7 (11.48%) Validation
10 5 (8.20%) Identity Access Management
10 5 (8.20%) UML
11 4 (6.56%) Mentoring
11 4 (6.56%) PRINCE2
12 3 (4.92%) Kanban
12 3 (4.92%) Multithreaded Programming
12 3 (4.92%) Project Management
13 2 (3.28%) Infrastructure Transformation
Programming Languages
1 32 (52.46%) Java
2 30 (49.18%) SQL
3 28 (45.90%) C#
4 20 (32.79%) Python
5 17 (27.87%) C++
6 9 (14.75%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.64%) Embedded C
7 1 (1.64%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.64%) R
Qualifications
1 15 (24.59%) Degree
2 5 (8.20%) AWS Certification
3 2 (3.28%) HND
3 2 (3.28%) MAPM
3 2 (3.28%) PMI Certification
3 2 (3.28%) PMP
3 2 (3.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.92%) QA
System Software
1 5 (8.20%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.64%) Apache Flume
2 1 (1.64%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 5 (8.20%) Ansible
2 1 (1.64%) Oozie
Vendors
1 3 (4.92%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.64%) Cloudera
2 1 (1.64%) Nokia
2 1 (1.64%) SAP
2 1 (1.64%) Tableau
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