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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Agile Software Development
Rank 2 3 6
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +3
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 9 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bolton 34.62% 20.00% 13.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 39.13% 30.00% 15.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 2
Average daily rate £325 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.12% +3.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +7.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £36.00 £36.73
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -1.98%
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
23 10 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bolton 88.46% 66.67% 86.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 5 6
Average daily rate £325 £300 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £175 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £449 £388 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Average hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £18.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +131.98%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 14 February 2016.

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 14 February 2016, 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 (63.64%) SQL
2 4 (36.36%) Windows
2 4 (36.36%) .NET
3 3 (27.27%) E-Commerce
3 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
3 3 (27.27%) SOA
3 3 (27.27%) T-SQL
3 3 (27.27%) C#
3 3 (27.27%) Oracle
3 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
3 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET
3 3 (27.27%) CSS
3 3 (27.27%) MVC
3 3 (27.27%) Migration
3 3 (27.27%) TDD
3 3 (27.27%) jQuery
3 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (27.27%) SaaS
4 2 (18.18%) PaaS
4 2 (18.18%) BPMN
4 2 (18.18%) ISTQB
4 2 (18.18%) Web Development
4 2 (18.18%) Data Analysis
4 2 (18.18%) Spring
4 2 (18.18%) Hibernate
4 2 (18.18%) Scrum
4 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
4 2 (18.18%) XML
4 2 (18.18%) XSLT
4 2 (18.18%) ITIL

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 2 (18.18%) Skype for Business
2 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
2 1 (9.09%) SharePoint 2013
Cloud Services
1 3 (27.27%) SaaS
2 2 (18.18%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) HTTPS
1 2 (18.18%) Skype
2 1 (9.09%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 2 (18.18%) MySQL
2 2 (18.18%) NoSQL
2 2 (18.18%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) TestDirector
2 1 (9.09%) ClearCase
2 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Business Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Business Project Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Project Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Test Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Web Developer
3 1 (9.09%) .NET Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Agile Test Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Architect
3 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 1 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (9.09%) C# Developer
3 1 (9.09%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (9.09%) SharePoint Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Website Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) .NET
2 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET
2 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (27.27%) CSS
2 3 (27.27%) jQuery
3 2 (18.18%) Hibernate
3 2 (18.18%) HTML
3 2 (18.18%) J2EE
3 2 (18.18%) Spring
3 2 (18.18%) XML
3 2 (18.18%) XSLT
4 1 (9.09%) AngularJS
4 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (9.09%) CSS3
4 1 (9.09%) HTML5
4 1 (9.09%) React
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) iPad
2 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
2 1 (9.09%) N-Tier
2 1 (9.09%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Windows
2 2 (18.18%) Unix
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) E-Commerce
1 3 (27.27%) Migration
1 3 (27.27%) MVC
1 3 (27.27%) SOA
1 3 (27.27%) TDD
2 2 (18.18%) BPMN
2 2 (18.18%) Data Analysis
2 2 (18.18%) ITIL
2 2 (18.18%) OO
2 2 (18.18%) PRINCE
2 2 (18.18%) Project Management
2 2 (18.18%) Scrum
2 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
2 2 (18.18%) Web Development
3 1 (9.09%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
3 1 (9.09%) ERP
3 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
3 1 (9.09%) Microservices
3 1 (9.09%) Risk Management
3 1 (9.09%) Single Responsibility Principle
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) SQL
2 3 (27.27%) C#
2 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
2 3 (27.27%) T-SQL
3 2 (18.18%) Java
3 2 (18.18%) VB.NET
4 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) ISEB
1 2 (18.18%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle
2 2 (18.18%) Facebook
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) Twitter
3 1 (9.09%) VMware