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 28 February 2017 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
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Agile Software Development
Manchester / Bolton
Rank 3 1 3
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +2
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 9 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bolton 21.95% 36.36% 17.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 33.33% 40.00% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 1
Median daily rate £450 £308 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.34% -20.64%
UK excluding London median daily rate £418 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £44.75 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-5.02% +24.30%

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
27 20 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bolton 65.85% 90.91% 52.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 14 4
Median daily rate £405 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.61% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £225 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £461 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +0.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Median hourly rate £10.50 £40.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-73.75% -5.88%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +37.93%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, 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 8 (53.33%) SQL
1 8 (53.33%) Web Services
2 7 (46.67%) .NET
3 5 (33.33%) Case Management
3 5 (33.33%) BPMN
3 5 (33.33%) User Stories
3 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 5 (33.33%) DSDM
3 5 (33.33%) Workflow
4 4 (26.67%) Java
4 4 (26.67%) Relational Database
5 3 (20.00%) SDLC
5 3 (20.00%) Windows Server
5 3 (20.00%) Guidewire
5 3 (20.00%) Waterfall
5 3 (20.00%) MVC
5 3 (20.00%) PowerShell
5 3 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 3 (20.00%) C#
5 3 (20.00%) HTML
5 3 (20.00%) Ant
5 3 (20.00%) CSS
5 3 (20.00%) Windows
5 3 (20.00%) Finance
5 3 (20.00%) Content Management
6 2 (13.33%) Maven
6 2 (13.33%) Degree
6 2 (13.33%) WCF
6 2 (13.33%) CMS

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 (13.33%) CMS
1 2 (13.33%) Tomcat
2 1 (6.67%) EPiServer
2 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.67%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (6.67%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) IaaS
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (13.33%) PaaS
2 1 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (26.67%) Relational Database
3 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (6.67%) QlikView
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Ant
1 3 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (13.33%) Git (software)
2 2 (13.33%) Gradle
2 2 (13.33%) Maven
2 2 (13.33%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (6.67%) Eclipse
3 1 (6.67%) Subversion
3 1 (6.67%) Toad
3 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Developer
2 6 (40.00%) Agile Developer
3 5 (33.33%) BPM Developer
3 5 (33.33%) Case Management Developer
4 4 (26.67%) Workflow Developer
5 2 (13.33%) .NET Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Consultant
5 2 (13.33%) UI Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Agile Java Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Architect
6 1 (6.67%) Business Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) C# Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Environment Manager
6 1 (6.67%) Integration Architect
6 1 (6.67%) Java Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Project Manager
6 1 (6.67%) Release Manager
6 1 (6.67%) SharePoint Consultant
6 1 (6.67%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (53.33%) Web Services
2 7 (46.67%) .NET
3 3 (20.00%) CSS
3 3 (20.00%) HTML
4 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET
4 2 (13.33%) JMS
4 2 (13.33%) jQuery
4 2 (13.33%) WCF
4 2 (13.33%) XML
5 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET 2.0
5 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (6.67%) Hibernate
5 1 (6.67%) HTML5
5 1 (6.67%) J2EE
5 1 (6.67%) JPA
5 1 (6.67%) SOAP
5 1 (6.67%) XSD
5 1 (6.67%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Windows
1 3 (20.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (6.67%) Unix
2 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) BPMN
1 5 (33.33%) Case Management
1 5 (33.33%) DSDM
1 5 (33.33%) User Stories
1 5 (33.33%) Workflow
2 3 (20.00%) Content Management
2 3 (20.00%) MVC
2 3 (20.00%) SDLC
2 3 (20.00%) Waterfall
3 2 (13.33%) Data Modelling
3 2 (13.33%) Data Protection
3 2 (13.33%) E-Commerce
3 2 (13.33%) Service Management
4 1 (6.67%) CRM
4 1 (6.67%) Data Analysis
4 1 (6.67%) Migration
4 1 (6.67%) OO
4 1 (6.67%) RAD
4 1 (6.67%) SOA
4 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (53.33%) SQL
2 4 (26.67%) Java
3 3 (20.00%) C#
3 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (20.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (6.67%) PL/SQL
4 1 (6.67%) Shell Script
4 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Guidewire
2 2 (13.33%) AppDynamics
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle
2 2 (13.33%) PeopleSoft
2 2 (13.33%) ServiceNow