The table below looks at the statistics for Agile Software Development skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bolton region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Agile Software Development over the 3 months to 4 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Agile Software Development
Rank 2 4 3
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 1 7 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bolton 10.00% 23.33% 47.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 16.67% 33.33% 56.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 4
Median daily rate £200 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-42.85% -6.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £423 £385 £368
% change year-on-year
+9.74% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+17.36% +2.85%
Agile Software Development
Manchester

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Bolton region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bolton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6 21 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bolton 60.00% 70.00% 84.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 17 7
Median daily rate £360 £263 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.14% -30.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -1.61%

Agile Software Development
Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bolton region citing Agile Software Development as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Agile Software Development Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

Agile Software Development
Daily Rate Trend in Bolton

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

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Trend in Bolton

Agile Software Development
Hourly Rate Trend in Bolton

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

Agile Software Development Hourly Rate Trend in Bolton

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, 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 Bolton region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 6 (54.55%) SQL
2 4 (36.36%) .NET
2 4 (36.36%) Windows
3 3 (27.27%) E-Commerce
3 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET
3 3 (27.27%) CSS
3 3 (27.27%) T-SQL
3 3 (27.27%) C#
3 3 (27.27%) Migration
3 3 (27.27%) MVC
3 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
3 3 (27.27%) TDD
3 3 (27.27%) jQuery
3 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (18.18%) SaaS
4 2 (18.18%) ISTQB
4 2 (18.18%) Web Development
4 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
4 2 (18.18%) HTML
4 2 (18.18%) VB.NET
4 2 (18.18%) Oracle
4 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
4 2 (18.18%) XML
4 2 (18.18%) XSLT
4 2 (18.18%) ITIL
4 2 (18.18%) Unix
4 2 (18.18%) OO
4 2 (18.18%) Project Management
4 2 (18.18%) SOA
4 2 (18.18%) HTTPS

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton 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 2 (18.18%) Skype for Business
2 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
2 1 (9.09%) SharePoint 2013
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) SaaS
2 1 (9.09%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) HTTPS
1 2 (18.18%) Skype
2 1 (9.09%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) MySQL
2 1 (9.09%) NoSQL
2 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) TestDirector
2 1 (9.09%) ClearCase
2 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Business Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Business Project Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Project Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Test Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Web Developer
3 1 (9.09%) .NET Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Agile Test Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Architect
3 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 1 (9.09%) C# Developer
3 1 (9.09%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Manual Tester
3 1 (9.09%) SharePoint Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Tester
3 1 (9.09%) Website Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) .NET
2 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET
2 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (27.27%) CSS
2 3 (27.27%) jQuery
3 2 (18.18%) HTML
3 2 (18.18%) XML
3 2 (18.18%) XSLT
4 1 (9.09%) AngularJS
4 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (9.09%) CSS3
4 1 (9.09%) Hibernate
4 1 (9.09%) HTML5
4 1 (9.09%) J2EE
4 1 (9.09%) React
4 1 (9.09%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) iPad
2 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
2 1 (9.09%) Mobile App
2 1 (9.09%) N-Tier
2 1 (9.09%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Windows
2 2 (18.18%) Unix
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) E-Commerce
1 3 (27.27%) Migration
1 3 (27.27%) MVC
1 3 (27.27%) TDD
2 2 (18.18%) ITIL
2 2 (18.18%) OO
2 2 (18.18%) PRINCE
2 2 (18.18%) Project Management
2 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
2 2 (18.18%) SOA
2 2 (18.18%) Web Development
3 1 (9.09%) BPMN
3 1 (9.09%) Data Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) ERP
3 1 (9.09%) Integration Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) Risk Management
3 1 (9.09%) Scrum
3 1 (9.09%) System Testing
3 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) SQL
2 3 (27.27%) C#
2 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
2 3 (27.27%) T-SQL
3 2 (18.18%) VB.NET
4 1 (9.09%) Java
4 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) ISEB
1 2 (18.18%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Facebook
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle
1 2 (18.18%) Twitter
2 1 (9.09%) VMware