The table below looks at the statistics for Agile Software Development skills in IT contracts advertised for the Warrington 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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 11 5 11
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +6
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 23 23 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 10.45% 18.70% 10.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.07% 27.06% 16.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 12 11
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £296 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £357 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £41.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-14.63% +9.33%
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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 Warrington region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Warrington
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
176 85 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 80.00% 69.11% 64.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 37 39
Average daily rate £493 £313 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+57.60% -10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £286 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £635 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 2 2
Average hourly rate £16.00 £10.00 £41.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -75.90%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

Agile Software Development
Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

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

Agile Software Development Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

Agile Software Development
Daily Rate Trend in Warrington

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

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Trend in Warrington

Agile Software Development
Daily Rate Histogram in Warrington

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Warrington region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Histogram in Warrington

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Warrington 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 27 (65.85%) SQL
2 24 (58.54%) C#
3 21 (51.22%) Java
3 21 (51.22%) TDD
3 21 (51.22%) BDD
4 20 (48.78%) NoSQL
4 20 (48.78%) Linux
5 19 (46.34%) Open Source
6 18 (43.90%) JavaScript
7 17 (41.46%) PHP
7 17 (41.46%) C++
7 17 (41.46%) Python
8 16 (39.02%) Ruby
8 16 (39.02%) Unit Testing
9 14 (34.15%) Web Services
9 14 (34.15%) Scala
10 13 (31.71%) Continuous Integration
10 13 (31.71%) JSON
11 12 (29.27%) RESTful
11 12 (29.27%) Mentoring
12 9 (21.95%) CSS
12 9 (21.95%) .NET
12 9 (21.95%) HTML
13 8 (19.51%) XML
13 8 (19.51%) Ajax
14 7 (17.07%) XHTML
15 6 (14.63%) SQL Server
15 6 (14.63%) Team Foundation Server
16 5 (12.20%) Software Testing
16 5 (12.20%) ISEB

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Warrington 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 (4.88%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.44%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.44%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (2.44%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.88%) Internet
2 1 (2.44%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (48.78%) NoSQL
2 6 (14.63%) SQL Server
3 3 (7.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (7.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (7.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (7.32%) MySQL
4 2 (4.88%) Relational Database
4 2 (4.88%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (4.88%) CouchDB
4 2 (4.88%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.44%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (2.44%) MS Access
5 1 (2.44%) Big Data
5 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.44%) Couchbase
5 1 (2.44%) IBM InfoSphere
5 1 (2.44%) Data Mining
5 1 (2.44%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.44%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.44%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 6 (14.63%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (7.32%) MSTest
2 3 (7.32%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (2.44%) NUnit
3 1 (2.44%) JIRA
3 1 (2.44%) Rhino Mocks
3 1 (2.44%) Hudson
3 1 (2.44%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (2.44%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (2.44%) Law
1 1 (2.44%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (63.41%) Developer
2 9 (21.95%) Analyst
3 7 (17.07%) Senior Developer
4 6 (14.63%) Test Analyst
5 5 (12.20%) Java Developer
6 4 (9.76%) C# Developer
7 3 (7.32%) Architect
7 3 (7.32%) DBA
7 3 (7.32%) SQL Developer
8 2 (4.88%) SQL DBA
8 2 (4.88%) Senior Test Analyst
8 2 (4.88%) C++/Java Developer
8 2 (4.88%) Security Architect
8 2 (4.88%) Senior Java Developer
8 2 (4.88%) Information Architect
8 2 (4.88%) Business Analyst
8 2 (4.88%) Software Developer
8 2 (4.88%) Senior Analyst
8 2 (4.88%) Agile Test Analyst
8 2 (4.88%) Agile C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (34.15%) Web Services
2 13 (31.71%) JSON
3 12 (29.27%) RESTful
4 9 (21.95%) HTML
4 9 (21.95%) .NET
4 9 (21.95%) CSS
5 8 (19.51%) Ajax
5 8 (19.51%) XML
6 7 (17.07%) XHTML
7 3 (7.32%) ASP.NET
8 2 (4.88%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (4.88%) .NET Framework
8 2 (4.88%) Castle Windsor
9 1 (2.44%) REST
9 1 (2.44%) CSS3
9 1 (2.44%) SignalR
9 1 (2.44%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 1 (2.44%) ASP.NET Web API
9 1 (2.44%) HTML5
9 1 (2.44%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 19 (46.34%) Open Source
2 3 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.88%) IVR
4 1 (2.44%) CESG
4 1 (2.44%) Tandem
4 1 (2.44%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.44%) Life Science
4 1 (2.44%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.44%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 20 (48.78%) Linux
2 4 (9.76%) Windows
3 1 (2.44%) UNIX
3 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (51.22%) TDD
1 21 (51.22%) BDD
2 16 (39.02%) Unit Testing
3 13 (31.71%) Continuous Integration
4 12 (29.27%) Mentoring
5 5 (12.20%) Software Testing
6 4 (9.76%) Release Management
6 4 (9.76%) Performance Testing
6 4 (9.76%) MVC
6 4 (9.76%) Information Security
7 3 (7.32%) Risk Management
7 3 (7.32%) TOGAF
7 3 (7.32%) E-Commerce
7 3 (7.32%) Automated Testing
7 3 (7.32%) Test Scripting
7 3 (7.32%) User Stories
8 2 (4.88%) Data Protection
8 2 (4.88%) V-Model
8 2 (4.88%) Information Assurance
8 2 (4.88%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 27 (65.85%) SQL
2 24 (58.54%) C#
3 21 (51.22%) Java
4 18 (43.90%) JavaScript
5 17 (41.46%) PHP
5 17 (41.46%) C++
5 17 (41.46%) Python
6 16 (39.02%) Ruby
7 14 (34.15%) Scala
8 3 (7.32%) T-SQL
9 1 (2.44%) VB.NET
9 1 (2.44%) PL/SQL
9 1 (2.44%) R
Qualifications
1 5 (12.20%) ISEB
2 2 (4.88%) ISTQB
2 2 (4.88%) SC Cleared
2 2 (4.88%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.44%) CISSP
3 1 (2.44%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) QA
2 1 (2.44%) BS7799
2 1 (2.44%) COBIT
Systems Management
1 4 (9.76%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.44%) Puppet
2 1 (2.44%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (4.88%) Oracle
1 2 (4.88%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.44%) Mercator
2 1 (2.44%) Atlassian
2 1 (2.44%) Sybase
2 1 (2.44%) IBM
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