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 7 May 2015 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
7 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 5 3 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 7 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bolton 22.58% 50.00% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 33.33% 66.67% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £373 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.02% +6.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £36.11
% change year-on-year
- -3.07%
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
21 12 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bolton 67.74% 75.00% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 5 0
Average daily rate £300 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £17.42
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 7 May 2015, 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 6 (66.67%) C#
1 6 (66.67%) .NET
1 6 (66.67%) Scrum
1 6 (66.67%) WCF
2 5 (55.56%) jQuery
2 5 (55.56%) MVC
2 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
3 4 (44.44%) SQL
3 4 (44.44%) SharePoint
3 4 (44.44%) Ajax
3 4 (44.44%) .NET Framework
3 4 (44.44%) Unit Testing
3 4 (44.44%) LINQ
3 4 (44.44%) Entity Framework
4 3 (33.33%) Finance
4 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
5 2 (22.22%) XML
5 2 (22.22%) Social Network
5 2 (22.22%) TDD
5 2 (22.22%) Facebook
5 2 (22.22%) Twitter
5 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (11.11%) Dependency Injection
6 1 (11.11%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (11.11%) MSTest
6 1 (11.11%) MVVM
6 1 (11.11%) Rhino Mocks
6 1 (11.11%) Moq
6 1 (11.11%) BDD

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 7 May 2015, 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 4 (44.44%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MSTest
1 1 (11.11%) Rhino Mocks
1 1 (11.11%) Moq
1 1 (11.11%) SoapUI
1 1 (11.11%) NUnit
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Developer
2 4 (44.44%) C# Developer
3 3 (33.33%) .NET Developer
4 2 (22.22%) Project Manager
4 2 (22.22%) Agile Project Manager
5 1 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Test Leader
5 1 (11.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Finance Project Manager
5 1 (11.11%) Senior C# Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Senior .NET Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Finance Systems Manager
5 1 (11.11%) Systems Manager
5 1 (11.11%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (66.67%) .NET
1 6 (66.67%) WCF
2 5 (55.56%) jQuery
3 4 (44.44%) Ajax
3 4 (44.44%) .NET Framework
3 4 (44.44%) LINQ
3 4 (44.44%) Entity Framework
4 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
4 2 (22.22%) XML
4 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (11.11%) Spring.NET
5 1 (11.11%) AngularJS
5 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 1 (11.11%) Unity DI Container
5 1 (11.11%) Castle Windsor
5 1 (11.11%) Ninject
5 1 (11.11%) WPF
5 1 (11.11%) WinForms
5 1 (11.11%) CSS
5 1 (11.11%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Social Network
2 1 (11.11%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Scrum
2 5 (55.56%) MVC
3 4 (44.44%) Unit Testing
4 2 (22.22%) TDD
5 1 (11.11%) Dependency Injection
5 1 (11.11%) MVVM
5 1 (11.11%) BDD
5 1 (11.11%) Integration Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Test Management
5 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (11.11%) Kanban
5 1 (11.11%) Web Application Development
5 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
5 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
5 1 (11.11%) OO
5 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) C#
2 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
3 4 (44.44%) SQL
4 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Facebook
1 2 (22.22%) Twitter
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Sage