Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Liverpool with a requirement for Agile Software Development skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Agile Software Development over the 6 months to 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Agile Software Development
Merseyside > Liverpool
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 5 7 9
Rank change year-on-year +2 +2 +5
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 61 59 86
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 14.99% 13.66% 14.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 18.05% 17.99% 17.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 40 42
Liverpool median daily rate £405 £400 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.25% -8.57% +29.15%
10th Percentile £324 £313 £301
90th Percentile £588 £539 £686
Merseyside median daily rate £400 £400 £425
% change year-on-year - -5.88% +25.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Liverpool median hourly rate - - £30.19
Merseyside median hourly rate - - £30.19

Agile Software Development is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Liverpool with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Liverpool
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 338 328 491
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 83.05% 75.93% 82.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 223 218 276
Liverpool median daily rate £395 £386 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.27% -3.44% +6.67%
10th Percentile £250 £247 £186
90th Percentile £538 £522 £551
Merseyside median daily rate £398 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.00% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 5 5
Liverpool median hourly rate £13.00 £22.85 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -43.09% +30.54% +16.67%
10th Percentile £11.04 £10.70 £11.20
90th Percentile £19.31 £32.06 £97.58
Merseyside median hourly rate £13.00 £22.42 £17.50
% change year-on-year -42.02% +28.13% +12.90%

Agile Software Development
Job Vacancy Trend in Liverpool

Job postings citing Agile Software Development as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Liverpool.

Job vacancy trend for Agile Software Development in Liverpool

Agile Software Development
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Agile Software Development in Liverpool

Agile Software Development
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Liverpool

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Agile Software Development in Liverpool over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Agile Software Development in Liverpool

Agile Software Development
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Software Development in Liverpool.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Agile Software Development in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Agile Software Development also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Liverpool region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 24 (39.34%) Scrum
2 23 (37.70%) JavaScript
3 22 (36.07%) Java
4 17 (27.87%) BDD
5 16 (26.23%) CSS
5 16 (26.23%) TDD
6 14 (22.95%) Kanban
6 14 (22.95%) React
7 13 (21.31%) Front End Development
7 13 (21.31%) Git (software)
7 13 (21.31%) JSON
8 12 (19.67%) HTML
8 12 (19.67%) Mocha
8 12 (19.67%) Test Automation
8 12 (19.67%) Jenkins
9 11 (18.03%) Node.js
10 10 (16.39%) Amazon AWS
10 10 (16.39%) ES6
10 10 (16.39%) MySQL
10 10 (16.39%) Linux
11 9 (14.75%) Spring
11 9 (14.75%) Selenium
11 9 (14.75%) SQL
11 9 (14.75%) Microservices
11 9 (14.75%) RESTful
11 9 (14.75%) Redis
12 8 (13.11%) MongoDB
12 8 (13.11%) Security Cleared
12 8 (13.11%) Open Source
12 8 (13.11%) Data Modelling

Agile Software Development
Co-occurring IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (6.56%) Confluence
1 4 (6.56%) JBoss
2 3 (4.92%) SAS
3 2 (3.28%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.64%) CMS
4 1 (1.64%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.64%) Joomla!
4 1 (1.64%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (1.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.64%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.64%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.64%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (8.20%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (3.28%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (1.64%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (1.64%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.64%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 10 (16.39%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (11.48%) GitHub
3 5 (8.20%) AWS Lambda
3 5 (8.20%) Serverless
4 3 (4.92%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (3.28%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 2 (3.28%) Google Analytics
6 1 (1.64%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.64%) 802.15
1 1 (1.64%) DNS
1 1 (1.64%) IPv6
1 1 (1.64%) RFID
1 1 (1.64%) Skype
1 1 (1.64%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (16.39%) MySQL
2 9 (14.75%) Redis
3 8 (13.11%) MongoDB
4 5 (8.20%) NoSQL
5 4 (6.56%) Oracle Database
5 4 (6.56%) SQL Server
6 3 (4.92%) Apache Hive
7 2 (3.28%) Big Data
7 2 (3.28%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (3.28%) Hadoop
7 2 (3.28%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (1.64%) Data Mining
8 1 (1.64%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (1.64%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (1.64%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 13 (21.31%) Git (software)
2 12 (19.67%) Jenkins
2 12 (19.67%) Mocha
3 9 (14.75%) Selenium
4 7 (11.48%) gulp
5 6 (9.84%) JIRA
6 5 (8.20%) Cucumber
6 5 (8.20%) Grunt
6 5 (8.20%) webpack
7 4 (6.56%) Babel
7 4 (6.56%) Mercurial
8 3 (4.92%) Liquibase
9 2 (3.28%) ERwin
9 2 (3.28%) GitLab
9 2 (3.28%) SonarQube
9 2 (3.28%) Vagrant
10 1 (1.64%) Jasmine
10 1 (1.64%) Karma Test Runner
10 1 (1.64%) Sinon.JS
10 1 (1.64%) Subversion
General
1 3 (4.92%) Banking
1 3 (4.92%) Finance
1 3 (4.92%) Games
1 3 (4.92%) Retail
2 2 (3.28%) Publishing
3 1 (1.64%) Russian Language
3 1 (1.64%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 33 (54.10%) Developer
2 11 (18.03%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 10 (16.39%) Java Developer
4 9 (14.75%) Analyst
5 7 (11.48%) JavaScript Developer
6 6 (9.84%) Test Analyst
7 4 (6.56%) DBA
8 3 (4.92%) DevOps Specialist
8 3 (4.92%) Project Manager
9 2 (3.28%) Administrator
9 2 (3.28%) Architect
9 2 (3.28%) AWS DevOps
9 2 (3.28%) Data Architect
9 2 (3.28%) Digital Analyst
9 2 (3.28%) Performance Analyst
9 2 (3.28%) Solutions Architect
9 2 (3.28%) SQL DBA
9 2 (3.28%) UI Developer
9 2 (3.28%) User Researcher
9 2 (3.28%) UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (26.23%) CSS
2 14 (22.95%) React
3 13 (21.31%) JSON
4 12 (19.67%) HTML
5 11 (18.03%) Node.js
6 9 (14.75%) RESTful
6 9 (14.75%) Spring
7 6 (9.84%) Chai
7 6 (9.84%) Jest
7 6 (9.84%) Redux
8 5 (8.20%) bluebird
8 5 (8.20%) Express
8 5 (8.20%) JSON Schema
8 5 (8.20%) Nightwatchjs
8 5 (8.20%) Nunjucks
8 5 (8.20%) Regular Expression
8 5 (8.20%) Sass
9 4 (6.56%) AngularJS
9 4 (6.56%) Ember.js
9 4 (6.56%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.20%) Greenfield Project
1 5 (8.20%) User Experience
2 2 (3.28%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.64%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.64%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.64%) Robotics
3 1 (1.64%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 10 (16.39%) Linux
2 3 (4.92%) Unix
3 1 (1.64%) Windows
3 1 (1.64%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (39.34%) Scrum
2 17 (27.87%) BDD
3 16 (26.23%) TDD
4 14 (22.95%) Kanban
5 13 (21.31%) Front End Development
6 12 (19.67%) Test Automation
7 9 (14.75%) Microservices
8 8 (13.11%) Data Modelling
8 8 (13.11%) Open Source
9 7 (11.48%) Pair Programming
10 6 (9.84%) Continuous Delivery
10 6 (9.84%) Web Development
11 5 (8.20%) Business Intelligence
11 5 (8.20%) ETL
11 5 (8.20%) SDLC
11 5 (8.20%) Waterfall
12 4 (6.56%) E-Commerce
12 4 (6.56%) MVC
12 4 (6.56%) SOA
12 4 (6.56%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 23 (37.70%) JavaScript
2 22 (36.07%) Java
3 10 (16.39%) ES6
4 9 (14.75%) SQL
5 6 (9.84%) ECMAScript
6 3 (4.92%) C#
6 3 (4.92%) Python
7 2 (3.28%) PHP
8 1 (1.64%) F#
8 1 (1.64%) PHP 5
8 1 (1.64%) R
8 1 (1.64%) Ruby
8 1 (1.64%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (13.11%) Security Cleared
2 5 (8.20%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.28%) ISEB
3 2 (3.28%) OCPJP
4 1 (1.64%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.64%) QA
System Software
1 7 (11.48%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (4.92%) Ansible
1 3 (4.92%) Puppet
2 1 (1.64%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.64%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.64%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 5 (8.20%) Oracle
2 4 (6.56%) MuleSoft
3 2 (3.28%) Google
4 1 (1.64%) Adobe
4 1 (1.64%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.64%) Blue Prism
4 1 (1.64%) Cognos
4 1 (1.64%) HP
4 1 (1.64%) Tableau