The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Stoke-on-Trent region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank - 17 22
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 0 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent - 10.00% 4.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 12.12% 6.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 0
Average daily rate
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- £300 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £364 £345
% change year-on-year
+3.09% +5.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Stoke-on-Trent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
22 33 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 68.75% 82.50% 69.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 29 28
Average daily rate £330 £328 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.76% +0.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £390 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.44 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-19.35% -
Agile Software Development
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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
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) JBoss
1 2 (100.00%) SOA
1 2 (100.00%) JSF
1 2 (100.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (50.00%) TDD

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

For the 6 months to 1 August 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.

Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) SOA
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) JBoss