The table below looks at the statistics for Agile Software Development skills in IT contracts advertised for the Stoke-on-Trent 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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 5 8 26
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +18
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 8 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 25.81% 12.20% 3.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 33.33% 16.13% 4.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 2
Average daily rate
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£400 £328 £316
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.13% +3.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £290 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £366 £327
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +2.85%
Agile Software Development
Staffordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Stoke-on-Trent region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Stoke-on-Trent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
24 31 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 77.42% 75.61% 77.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 19 44
Average daily rate £375 £305 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.95% -7.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £260 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £416 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

Agile Software Development
Jobs Demand Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Stoke-on-Trent region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Agile Software Development Jobs Demand Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

Agile Software Development
Daily Rate Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Stoke-on-Trent region.

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

Agile Software Development
Daily Rate Histogram in Stoke-on-Trent

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Stoke-on-Trent region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Histogram in Stoke-on-Trent

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Stoke-on-Trent 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 5 (33.33%) Java
1 5 (33.33%) Web Services
1 5 (33.33%) Project Management
1 5 (33.33%) Finance
1 5 (33.33%) Waterfall
2 4 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (26.67%) Project Planning
2 4 (26.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (26.67%) MS Project
2 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (26.67%) PRINCE2
2 4 (26.67%) MS Excel
3 3 (20.00%) JBoss
3 3 (20.00%) SOA
3 3 (20.00%) .NET
3 3 (20.00%) XML
3 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (20.00%) CSS
3 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (20.00%) HTML
3 3 (20.00%) JSF
3 3 (20.00%) Scrum
3 3 (20.00%) jQuery
3 3 (20.00%) HTML5
3 3 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (13.33%) E-Commerce
4 2 (13.33%) MVC
4 2 (13.33%) C#
4 2 (13.33%) SQL

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Stoke-on-Trent 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 (20.00%) JBoss
2 1 (6.67%) Apache
2 1 (6.67%) Liferay
2 1 (6.67%) Node.js
Applications
1 4 (26.67%) MS Project
1 4 (26.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) MySQL
2 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (6.67%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (6.67%) Subversion
1 1 (6.67%) JIRA
1 1 (6.67%) Selenium
1 1 (6.67%) PHPUnit
1 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (6.67%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 5 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Developer
2 4 (26.67%) Project Manager
2 4 (26.67%) Java Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Agile Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Test Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Web Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (6.67%) .NET Developer
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Developer
4 1 (6.67%) PHP Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior .NET Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Salesforce.com Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) CSS Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) Web Services
2 3 (20.00%) .NET
2 3 (20.00%) XML
2 3 (20.00%) CSS
2 3 (20.00%) HTML
2 3 (20.00%) JSF
2 3 (20.00%) jQuery
2 3 (20.00%) HTML5
3 1 (6.67%) J2EE
3 1 (6.67%) Flash
3 1 (6.67%) Spring
3 1 (6.67%) Hibernate
3 1 (6.67%) Apache Flex
3 1 (6.67%) Adobe AIR
3 1 (6.67%) li3
3 1 (6.67%) PhoneGap
3 1 (6.67%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (6.67%) User Experience
3 1 (6.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Project Management
1 5 (33.33%) Waterfall
2 4 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (26.67%) Project Planning
2 4 (26.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (26.67%) PRINCE2
3 3 (20.00%) SOA
3 3 (20.00%) Scrum
4 2 (13.33%) E-Commerce
4 2 (13.33%) MVC
5 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (6.67%) OOP
5 1 (6.67%) OO
5 1 (6.67%) Automated Testing
5 1 (6.67%) TDD
5 1 (6.67%) Web Development
5 1 (6.67%) Performance Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Unit Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) Java
2 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (13.33%) C#
3 2 (13.33%) SQL
4 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
4 1 (6.67%) VB.NET
4 1 (6.67%) ActionScript
4 1 (6.67%) PHP
4 1 (6.67%) ActionScript 3.0
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) Adobe
2 1 (6.67%) Salesforce.com
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