The first table below looks at the demand for Agile Software Development skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bolton 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Bolton region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 6 7 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bolton 3.85% 5.88% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.26% 12.50% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£310 £275 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.72% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £348
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +4.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £37.25
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +7.38%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Bolton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
19 8 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bolton 73.08% 47.06% 69.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 1
Average daily rate £350 £275 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -31.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -1.58%
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Agile Software Development
Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Bolton region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 17 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bolton 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 5 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (80.00%) Visual Studio
2 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET
2 4 (80.00%) OO
2 4 (80.00%) OOD
2 4 (80.00%) ISO 9001
2 4 (80.00%) TDD
2 4 (80.00%) BDD
2 4 (80.00%) Kindle
2 4 (80.00%) Technical Analysis
2 4 (80.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
3 1 (20.00%) V-Model
3 1 (20.00%) ISEB

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bolton 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.

Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Software Developer
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
1 4 (80.00%) .NET Developer
1 4 (80.00%) .NET Software Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Web Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Web Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Kindle
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) OO
1 4 (80.00%) OOD
1 4 (80.00%) TDD
1 4 (80.00%) BDD
1 4 (80.00%) Technical Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (20.00%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (20.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (80.00%) ISO 9001