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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 8 15 10
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -5
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 4 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 13.79% 6.25% 18.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 15.38% 10.71% 20.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 5
Average daily rate
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£325 £330 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.51% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.13 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+3.21% +7.69%
Agile Software Development
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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
26 28 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 89.66% 58.33% 90.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 23 20
Average daily rate £325 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.51% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £300 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £375 £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £17.00 £14.60 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.41% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 11 (78.57%) .NET
2 8 (57.14%) C#
3 7 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 6 (42.86%) OO
5 5 (35.71%) Scrum
5 5 (35.71%) MVC
5 5 (35.71%) TDD
5 5 (35.71%) CSS
6 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
7 3 (21.43%) Finance
7 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (21.43%) Project Planning
7 3 (21.43%) Web Development
7 3 (21.43%) jQuery
7 3 (21.43%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (21.43%) Waterfall
7 3 (21.43%) Project Management
7 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
7 3 (21.43%) E-Commerce
7 3 (21.43%) PRINCE2
7 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
7 3 (21.43%) MS Project
7 3 (21.43%) CSS3
7 3 (21.43%) Razor View Engine
7 3 (21.43%) Responsive Web Design
7 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (21.43%) Software Delivery
8 2 (14.29%) Performance Tuning

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 2 (14.29%) Node.js
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
1 3 (21.43%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Visual Studio
1 2 (14.29%) Subversion
2 1 (7.14%) Selenium
2 1 (7.14%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 3 (21.43%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Developer
2 4 (28.57%) .NET Developer
3 3 (21.43%) C# Developer
3 3 (21.43%) .NET Architect
3 3 (21.43%) Agile Project Manager
3 3 (21.43%) Architect
3 3 (21.43%) Project Manager
4 2 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Senior Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Senior .NET Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Web Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Software Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Test Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) QA Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) C# Web Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior QA Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) ScrumMaster
5 1 (7.14%) Agile Coach
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (78.57%) .NET
2 5 (35.71%) CSS
3 3 (21.43%) jQuery
3 3 (21.43%) CSS3
3 3 (21.43%) Razor View Engine
3 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 2 (14.29%) HTML5
4 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET
4 2 (14.29%) Web Services
4 2 (14.29%) HTML
4 2 (14.29%) RESTful
5 1 (7.14%) REST
5 1 (7.14%) XML
5 1 (7.14%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Windows
1 2 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) OO
2 5 (35.71%) Scrum
2 5 (35.71%) MVC
2 5 (35.71%) TDD
3 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (21.43%) Project Planning
3 3 (21.43%) Web Development
3 3 (21.43%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (21.43%) Waterfall
3 3 (21.43%) Project Management
3 3 (21.43%) E-Commerce
3 3 (21.43%) PRINCE2
3 3 (21.43%) Responsive Web Design
3 3 (21.43%) Software Delivery
4 2 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (14.29%) SOA
4 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (7.14%) Automated Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
5 1 (7.14%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (57.14%) C#
2 7 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.14%) SQL
3 1 (7.14%) VB
3 1 (7.14%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) ISEB
1 1 (7.14%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle
2 2 (14.29%) TIBCO
3 1 (7.14%) SOASTA, Inc
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