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 24 November 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
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 2 11 18
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +7
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 10 1 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 25.00% 2.70% 21.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 35.71% 3.85% 26.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 13
Average daily rate
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£425 - £330
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 - £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £434 - £333
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £352
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -0.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.96 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-2.59% -1.44%
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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
28 26 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 70.00% 70.27% 82.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 16 49
Average daily rate £350 £263 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -20.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £210 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £410 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £19.00 - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-13.79% -

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 24 November 2014.

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 24 November 2014, 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 (41.67%) Java
1 5 (41.67%) Web Services
2 4 (33.33%) Project Management
2 4 (33.33%) Finance
2 4 (33.33%) Scrum
2 4 (33.33%) SOA
2 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 3 (25.00%) JSF
3 3 (25.00%) Project Planning
3 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 3 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (25.00%) XML
3 3 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 3 (25.00%) JBoss
3 3 (25.00%) MS Project
3 3 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (16.67%) jQuery
4 2 (16.67%) HTML5
4 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 2 (16.67%) SQL
4 2 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (16.67%) E-Commerce
4 2 (16.67%) HTML
4 2 (16.67%) CSS
5 1 (8.33%) Adobe
5 1 (8.33%) Shell Script
5 1 (8.33%) ETL

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

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, 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 (25.00%) JBoss
2 1 (8.33%) Apache
2 1 (8.33%) Liferay
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Project
1 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (8.33%) NoSQL
2 1 (8.33%) MySQL
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (8.33%) Subversion
1 1 (8.33%) JIRA
1 1 (8.33%) Selenium
1 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (8.33%) PHPUnit
1 1 (8.33%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 4 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Developer
2 4 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Project Manager
4 2 (16.67%) Agile Project Manager
5 1 (8.33%) CSS Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Tester
5 1 (8.33%) Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) Systems Tester
5 1 (8.33%) SQL Developer
5 1 (8.33%) PHP Developer
5 1 (8.33%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Data Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) Web Services
2 3 (25.00%) XML
2 3 (25.00%) JSF
3 2 (16.67%) HTML
3 2 (16.67%) jQuery
3 2 (16.67%) HTML5
3 2 (16.67%) CSS
4 1 (8.33%) PhoneGap
4 1 (8.33%) Laravel
4 1 (8.33%) J2EE
4 1 (8.33%) Apache Flex
4 1 (8.33%) Adobe AIR
4 1 (8.33%) Flash
4 1 (8.33%) Hibernate
4 1 (8.33%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
1 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Data Structures
2 1 (8.33%) User Experience
2 1 (8.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) UNIX
1 1 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) SOA
1 4 (33.33%) Project Management
1 4 (33.33%) Scrum
1 4 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
1 4 (33.33%) Waterfall
2 3 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (25.00%) Project Planning
2 3 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (16.67%) E-Commerce
4 1 (8.33%) Web Development
4 1 (8.33%) TDD
4 1 (8.33%) Data Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) Automated Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Requirements Management
4 1 (8.33%) OOP
4 1 (8.33%) OO
4 1 (8.33%) RAD
4 1 (8.33%) MVC
4 1 (8.33%) ETL
4 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) Java
2 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (8.33%) ActionScript
3 1 (8.33%) Shell Script
3 1 (8.33%) ActionScript 3.0
3 1 (8.33%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Adobe