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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 2 3 5
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +2
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 9 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bolton 42.86% 21.05% 12.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 52.94% 25.00% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 0
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£325 £310 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.83% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £353
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +6.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +1.42%
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
17 16 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bolton 80.95% 84.21% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 5 0
Average daily rate £325 £310 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.83% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Average hourly rate - £15.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Bolton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Bolton region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Histogram 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 3 July 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 10 (62.50%) C#
1 10 (62.50%) .NET
1 10 (62.50%) WCF
2 9 (56.25%) jQuery
2 9 (56.25%) MVC
2 9 (56.25%) JavaScript
3 8 (50.00%) SQL
3 8 (50.00%) SharePoint
3 8 (50.00%) Scrum
3 8 (50.00%) Unit Testing
3 8 (50.00%) .NET Framework
3 8 (50.00%) Ajax
3 8 (50.00%) Entity Framework
4 6 (37.50%) LINQ
5 5 (31.25%) ASP.NET
5 5 (31.25%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
6 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 3 (18.75%) SOAP
7 3 (18.75%) Finance
7 3 (18.75%) SoapUI
8 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (12.50%) Manual Testing
8 2 (12.50%) System Testing
8 2 (12.50%) ISTQB
8 2 (12.50%) Automated Testing
8 2 (12.50%) Software Engineering
8 2 (12.50%) QA
8 2 (12.50%) Social Network

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 8 (50.00%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) SoapUI
2 1 (6.25%) NUnit
2 1 (6.25%) MSTest
2 1 (6.25%) Rhino Mocks
2 1 (6.25%) Moq
General
1 3 (18.75%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (62.50%) Developer
2 6 (37.50%) .NET Developer
2 6 (37.50%) C# Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Test Leader
4 2 (12.50%) Agile .NET Developer
4 2 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (12.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Agile Project Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Project Manager
4 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Senior C# Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Senior .NET Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Finance Systems Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Change Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Systems Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Finance Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (62.50%) .NET
1 10 (62.50%) WCF
2 9 (56.25%) jQuery
3 8 (50.00%) Entity Framework
3 8 (50.00%) Ajax
3 8 (50.00%) .NET Framework
4 6 (37.50%) LINQ
5 5 (31.25%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (31.25%) ASP.NET
6 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 3 (18.75%) SOAP
8 2 (12.50%) XML
9 1 (6.25%) WinForms
9 1 (6.25%) Web Services
9 1 (6.25%) CSS
9 1 (6.25%) Castle Windsor
9 1 (6.25%) Ninject
9 1 (6.25%) AngularJS
9 1 (6.25%) Spring.NET
9 1 (6.25%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Social Network
1 2 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.25%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) MVC
2 8 (50.00%) Scrum
2 8 (50.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (12.50%) Manual Testing
3 2 (12.50%) System Testing
3 2 (12.50%) TDD
3 2 (12.50%) Automated Testing
3 2 (12.50%) Software Engineering
3 2 (12.50%) OO
3 2 (12.50%) Test Strategy
3 2 (12.50%) Mentoring
4 1 (6.25%) API Testing
4 1 (6.25%) Web Application Development
4 1 (6.25%) Risk Management
4 1 (6.25%) DSDM
4 1 (6.25%) CRM
4 1 (6.25%) Project Management
4 1 (6.25%) Kanban
4 1 (6.25%) Dependency Injection
4 1 (6.25%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 10 (62.50%) C#
2 9 (56.25%) JavaScript
3 8 (50.00%) SQL
4 2 (12.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) ISEB
1 2 (12.50%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (12.50%) Facebook
2 2 (12.50%) Twitter
3 1 (6.25%) Sage