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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Agile Software Development over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 3 4 8
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +4
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 3 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bolton 16.67% 14.29% 3.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 23.08% 22.22% 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £275 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -
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 £36.25 £41.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-11.58% +9.33%
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 Bolton region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bolton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
13 9 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bolton 72.22% 64.29% 60.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 1
Average daily rate £350 £275 £213
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% +29.41%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £9.50 - -
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 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 30 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 7 (87.50%) Finance
2 6 (75.00%) .NET
3 5 (62.50%) C#
3 5 (62.50%) HTML
3 5 (62.50%) Java
3 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
3 5 (62.50%) MQSeries
3 5 (62.50%) Java RMI
3 5 (62.50%) OOD
3 5 (62.50%) J2EE
3 5 (62.50%) MySQL
3 5 (62.50%) Oracle
3 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
3 5 (62.50%) WebLogic
3 5 (62.50%) EJB
3 5 (62.50%) CSS
3 5 (62.50%) Struts
3 5 (62.50%) XML
3 5 (62.50%) UML
3 5 (62.50%) OOP
3 5 (62.50%) OOA/OOD
3 5 (62.50%) JBoss
3 5 (62.50%) RUP
3 5 (62.50%) Tomcat
3 5 (62.50%) Ajax
3 5 (62.50%) TDD
3 5 (62.50%) Spring
3 5 (62.50%) JSF
3 5 (62.50%) CMS
3 5 (62.50%) LAMP

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (62.50%) WebLogic
1 5 (62.50%) Tomcat
1 5 (62.50%) MQSeries
1 5 (62.50%) CMS
1 5 (62.50%) WebSphere
1 5 (62.50%) Escenic
1 5 (62.50%) Adobe CQ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) MySQL
1 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
1 5 (62.50%) Hadoop
1 5 (62.50%) Big Data
General
1 7 (87.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Analyst
2 5 (62.50%) Developer
2 5 (62.50%) Senior Developer
2 5 (62.50%) Programmer
2 5 (62.50%) Senior Analyst
2 5 (62.50%) Java Developer
2 5 (62.50%) Java Programmer
2 5 (62.50%) Senior Java Developer
2 5 (62.50%) Developer Analyst
2 5 (62.50%) Senior Programmer
2 5 (62.50%) Senior Java Programmer
3 2 (25.00%) Project Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Test Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Software Project Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Web Test Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Software Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Web Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) .NET
2 5 (62.50%) J2EE
2 5 (62.50%) EJB
2 5 (62.50%) CSS
2 5 (62.50%) Struts
2 5 (62.50%) XML
2 5 (62.50%) Java RMI
2 5 (62.50%) LAMP
2 5 (62.50%) Hibernate
2 5 (62.50%) Spring
2 5 (62.50%) JSF
2 5 (62.50%) Ajax
2 5 (62.50%) Ruby on Rails
2 5 (62.50%) jQuery
2 5 (62.50%) HTML5
2 5 (62.50%) CSS3
2 5 (62.50%) HTML
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) UML
1 5 (62.50%) OOP
1 5 (62.50%) OOA/OOD
1 5 (62.50%) RUP
1 5 (62.50%) Scrum
1 5 (62.50%) TDD
1 5 (62.50%) OOD
1 5 (62.50%) BDD
1 5 (62.50%) Mentoring
2 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (25.00%) Project Management
2 2 (25.00%) DSDM
3 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Integration Testing
3 1 (12.50%) V-Model
3 1 (12.50%) Workflow
3 1 (12.50%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) C#
1 5 (62.50%) Java
1 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
1 5 (62.50%) Scala
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) ISEB
1 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (62.50%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Oracle
1 5 (62.50%) JBoss