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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Agile Software Development
Rank 3 2 4
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +2
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 5 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bolton 22.73% 28.57% 11.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 29.41% 36.36% 15.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 2
Median daily rate £250 £410 £379
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-39.02% +8.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £353 £376
10% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £450 £382
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.19 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+5.74% +10.86%
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
17 11 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bolton 77.27% 78.57% 76.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 7 7
Median daily rate £350 £370 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% -1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £280 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £9.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +32.03%

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 30 September 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 5 (41.67%) ISEB
2 4 (33.33%) Finance
3 3 (25.00%) SQL
3 3 (25.00%) Waterfall
3 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (16.67%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
4 2 (16.67%) Single Responsibility Principle
4 2 (16.67%) Skype for Business
4 2 (16.67%) REST
4 2 (16.67%) Test Strategy
4 2 (16.67%) Office 365
4 2 (16.67%) Business Analysis
4 2 (16.67%) TDD
4 2 (16.67%) ISEB Practitioner
4 2 (16.67%) jQuery
4 2 (16.67%) Test Management
4 2 (16.67%) Test Scripting
4 2 (16.67%) T-SQL
4 2 (16.67%) VB.NET
4 2 (16.67%) .NET
4 2 (16.67%) DSDM
4 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
4 2 (16.67%) Windows NT
4 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
4 2 (16.67%) N-Tier
4 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET
4 2 (16.67%) CSS
4 2 (16.67%) SOAP
4 2 (16.67%) Web Services
4 2 (16.67%) XML

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 (16.67%) SharePoint
1 2 (16.67%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) OpenText MBPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Office 365
General
1 4 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Test Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Test Manager
4 2 (16.67%) .NET Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Agile Test Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Business Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Agile Business Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Agile Test Manager
5 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (8.33%) HTML CSS Developer
5 1 (8.33%) HTML Developer
5 1 (8.33%) IT Trainer
5 1 (8.33%) Office 365 Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Office 365 Trainer
5 1 (8.33%) SharePoint Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Trainer
5 1 (8.33%) VB.NET Developer
5 1 (8.33%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) .NET
1 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET
1 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (16.67%) CSS
1 2 (16.67%) HTML
1 2 (16.67%) jQuery
1 2 (16.67%) REST
1 2 (16.67%) SOAP
1 2 (16.67%) Web Services
1 2 (16.67%) XML
1 2 (16.67%) XSLT
2 1 (8.33%) AngularJS
2 1 (8.33%) React
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (16.67%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
1 2 (16.67%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Waterfall
2 2 (16.67%) Business Analysis
2 2 (16.67%) Business Process Mapping
2 2 (16.67%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
2 2 (16.67%) DSDM
2 2 (16.67%) Line Management
2 2 (16.67%) MVC
2 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
2 2 (16.67%) Process Management
2 2 (16.67%) Project Management
2 2 (16.67%) Single Responsibility Principle
2 2 (16.67%) Six Sigma
2 2 (16.67%) TDD
2 2 (16.67%) Test Management
2 2 (16.67%) Test Scripting
2 2 (16.67%) Test Strategy
2 2 (16.67%) User Stories
2 2 (16.67%) Workflow
3 1 (8.33%) SDLC
3 1 (8.33%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) SQL
2 2 (16.67%) C#
2 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (16.67%) T-SQL
2 2 (16.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) ISEB
2 2 (16.67%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (8.33%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft