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 26 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 27 10 19
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +9
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 13 17 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 6.02% 11.11% 1.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.70% 16.35% 1.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 1
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£320 £300 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -18.91%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £354
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -1.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £36.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-1.38% -2.70%
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 Warrington region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Warrington
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
194 104 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 89.81% 67.97% 67.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 43 30
Average daily rate £400 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £270 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £630 £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 2
Average hourly rate £15.00 £10.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -46.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £19.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.86 £26.05 £19.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -6.77%

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 26 November 2014.

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Histogram in Warrington

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 (57.45%) SQL
2 25 (53.19%) C#
3 23 (48.94%) TDD
3 23 (48.94%) BDD
4 20 (42.55%) Java
4 20 (42.55%) JavaScript
4 20 (42.55%) Linux
5 19 (40.43%) NoSQL
6 18 (38.30%) Open Source
6 18 (38.30%) C++
6 18 (38.30%) Ruby
7 17 (36.17%) PHP
7 17 (36.17%) Python
8 16 (34.04%) Unit Testing
9 15 (31.91%) Continuous Integration
10 14 (29.79%) Scala
10 14 (29.79%) Mentoring
10 14 (29.79%) Web Services
11 13 (27.66%) JSON
12 12 (25.53%) RESTful
13 9 (19.15%) CSS
13 9 (19.15%) HTML
14 8 (17.02%) .NET
14 8 (17.02%) XML
14 8 (17.02%) Ajax
15 7 (14.89%) XHTML
15 7 (14.89%) SQL Server
16 6 (12.77%) Project Management
17 5 (10.64%) ISEB
17 5 (10.64%) Software Testing

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 (4.26%) Node.js
1 2 (4.26%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.13%) IIS
2 1 (2.13%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.13%) Confluence
2 1 (2.13%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (4.26%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.13%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.13%) MS Project
2 1 (2.13%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.26%) SaaS
2 1 (2.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.26%) Internet
1 2 (4.26%) HTTP
2 1 (2.13%) iBeacon
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (40.43%) NoSQL
2 7 (14.89%) SQL Server
3 3 (6.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (6.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (6.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (4.26%) MySQL
5 1 (2.13%) Data Mining
5 1 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.13%) MS Access
5 1 (2.13%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.13%) Big Data
5 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.13%) Couchbase
5 1 (2.13%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.13%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (2.13%) CouchDB
5 1 (2.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (10.64%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (8.51%) MSTest
3 3 (6.38%) QuickTest Pro
3 3 (6.38%) Git (software)
4 2 (4.26%) JIRA
4 2 (4.26%) NUnit
5 1 (2.13%) Ant
5 1 (2.13%) Selenium
5 1 (2.13%) SpecFlow
5 1 (2.13%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.13%) Cucumber
5 1 (2.13%) Rhino Mocks
5 1 (2.13%) WebDriver
5 1 (2.13%) Mercurial
5 1 (2.13%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (6.38%) Finance
2 1 (2.13%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (2.13%) Law
2 1 (2.13%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.13%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 27 (57.45%) Developer
2 11 (23.40%) Analyst
3 8 (17.02%) Test Analyst
4 6 (12.77%) Senior Developer
5 5 (10.64%) C# Developer
6 4 (8.51%) Java Developer
6 4 (8.51%) Project Manager
7 3 (6.38%) SQL Developer
7 3 (6.38%) DBA
7 3 (6.38%) Agile Test Analyst
8 2 (4.26%) Agile C# Developer
8 2 (4.26%) C++/Java Developer
8 2 (4.26%) Information Architect
8 2 (4.26%) Senior Analyst
8 2 (4.26%) SQL DBA
8 2 (4.26%) .NET Developer
8 2 (4.26%) Senior Test Analyst
8 2 (4.26%) Security Architect
8 2 (4.26%) Business Analyst
8 2 (4.26%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (29.79%) Web Services
2 13 (27.66%) JSON
3 12 (25.53%) RESTful
4 9 (19.15%) CSS
4 9 (19.15%) HTML
5 8 (17.02%) .NET
5 8 (17.02%) XML
5 8 (17.02%) Ajax
6 7 (14.89%) XHTML
7 3 (6.38%) ASP.NET
7 3 (6.38%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (4.26%) Castle Windsor
8 2 (4.26%) REST
8 2 (4.26%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2 (4.26%) WPF
8 2 (4.26%) .NET Framework
9 1 (2.13%) SOAP
9 1 (2.13%) Spring
9 1 (2.13%) NHibernate
9 1 (2.13%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 18 (38.30%) Open Source
2 3 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.26%) IVR
4 1 (2.13%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.13%) CESG
4 1 (2.13%) Tandem
4 1 (2.13%) Replication
4 1 (2.13%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.13%) Life Science
4 1 (2.13%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (2.13%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 20 (42.55%) Linux
2 4 (8.51%) Windows
3 2 (4.26%) UNIX
4 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (48.94%) TDD
1 23 (48.94%) BDD
2 16 (34.04%) Unit Testing
3 15 (31.91%) Continuous Integration
4 14 (29.79%) Mentoring
5 6 (12.77%) Project Management
6 5 (10.64%) Software Testing
6 5 (10.64%) MVC
7 4 (8.51%) Release Management
7 4 (8.51%) Performance Testing
7 4 (8.51%) Risk Management
7 4 (8.51%) Information Security
7 4 (8.51%) E-Commerce
8 3 (6.38%) PRINCE2
8 3 (6.38%) TOGAF
8 3 (6.38%) Automated Testing
8 3 (6.38%) Software Engineering
8 3 (6.38%) Integration Testing
8 3 (6.38%) Test Scripting
8 3 (6.38%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 27 (57.45%) SQL
2 25 (53.19%) C#
3 20 (42.55%) Java
3 20 (42.55%) JavaScript
4 18 (38.30%) C++
4 18 (38.30%) Ruby
5 17 (36.17%) PHP
5 17 (36.17%) Python
6 14 (29.79%) Scala
7 3 (6.38%) T-SQL
8 1 (2.13%) C
8 1 (2.13%) PL/SQL
8 1 (2.13%) PowerShell
8 1 (2.13%) R
Qualifications
1 5 (10.64%) ISEB
2 4 (8.51%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.26%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.26%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.13%) CISA
4 1 (2.13%) CISSP
4 1 (2.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (2.13%) PMP
4 1 (2.13%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.38%) QA
2 1 (2.13%) BS7799
2 1 (2.13%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (2.13%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (8.51%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.13%) Puppet
2 1 (2.13%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 3 (6.38%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.13%) Oracle
2 1 (2.13%) Sybase
2 1 (2.13%) Atlassian
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