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 16 January 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Agile Software Development
Manchester / Bolton
Rank 1 4 5
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +1
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 11 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bolton 28.21% 30.43% 8.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 39.29% 35.00% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 1
Median daily rate £388 £325 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% -16.12%
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £45.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-7.77% +21.62%

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
28 20 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bolton 71.79% 86.96% 58.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 12 5
Median daily rate £405 £340 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.11% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £339 £300 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
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 £35.00 £39.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +50.00%

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
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 16 January 2017.

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 16 January 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%) Web Services
2 7 (46.67%) SQL
2 7 (46.67%) Workflow
3 6 (40.00%) .NET
3 6 (40.00%) User Stories
4 5 (33.33%) Case Management
4 5 (33.33%) DSDM
4 5 (33.33%) BPMN
5 4 (26.67%) Java
5 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
5 4 (26.67%) Relational Database
6 3 (20.00%) SDLC
6 3 (20.00%) Guidewire
6 3 (20.00%) PowerShell
6 3 (20.00%) Waterfall
6 3 (20.00%) Windows Server
6 3 (20.00%) Ant
6 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
6 3 (20.00%) Windows
7 2 (13.33%) CSS
7 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
7 2 (13.33%) E-Commerce
7 2 (13.33%) JMS
7 2 (13.33%) Tomcat
7 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
7 2 (13.33%) XML
7 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
7 2 (13.33%) C#
7 2 (13.33%) HTML
7 2 (13.33%) Degree

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%) SharePoint
1 2 (13.33%) Tomcat
2 1 (6.67%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (6.67%) Skype for Business
2 1 (6.67%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.67%) Camtasia
2 1 (6.67%) MS Office
2 1 (6.67%) Snagit
Business Applications
1 2 (13.33%) OpenText MBPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) IaaS
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (13.33%) Office 365
1 2 (13.33%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) Relational Database
1 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (6.67%) QlikView
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Ant
2 2 (13.33%) Git (software)
2 2 (13.33%) Gradle
2 2 (13.33%) Maven
2 2 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
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 1 (6.67%) Finance
1 1 (6.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Developer
2 6 (40.00%) Agile Developer
3 5 (33.33%) Case Management Developer
4 4 (26.67%) Workflow Developer
5 2 (13.33%) .NET Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Business Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Consultant
5 2 (13.33%) UI Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Agile Java Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Architect
6 1 (6.67%) C# Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Environment Manager
6 1 (6.67%) Integration Architect
6 1 (6.67%) IT Trainer
6 1 (6.67%) Java Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Release Manager
6 1 (6.67%) SharePoint Consultant
6 1 (6.67%) SharePoint Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (53.33%) Web Services
2 6 (40.00%) .NET
3 2 (13.33%) CSS
3 2 (13.33%) HTML
3 2 (13.33%) JMS
3 2 (13.33%) WCF
3 2 (13.33%) XML
4 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
4 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET 2.0
4 1 (6.67%) Hibernate
4 1 (6.67%) J2EE
4 1 (6.67%) Java EE
4 1 (6.67%) Java SE
4 1 (6.67%) JPA
4 1 (6.67%) jQuery
4 1 (6.67%) JSF
4 1 (6.67%) SOAP
4 1 (6.67%) Spring
4 1 (6.67%) XSD
4 1 (6.67%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 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 7 (46.67%) Workflow
2 6 (40.00%) User Stories
3 5 (33.33%) BPMN
3 5 (33.33%) Case Management
3 5 (33.33%) DSDM
4 3 (20.00%) SDLC
4 3 (20.00%) Waterfall
5 2 (13.33%) Business Analysis
5 2 (13.33%) Business Process Mapping
5 2 (13.33%) E-Commerce
5 2 (13.33%) MVC
5 2 (13.33%) Process Management
5 2 (13.33%) Service Management
6 1 (6.67%) CRM
6 1 (6.67%) Data Modelling
6 1 (6.67%) OO
6 1 (6.67%) RAD
6 1 (6.67%) Six Sigma
6 1 (6.67%) SOA
6 1 (6.67%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) SQL
2 4 (26.67%) Java
3 3 (20.00%) PowerShell
4 2 (13.33%) C#
4 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
5 1 (6.67%) PL/SQL
5 1 (6.67%) Shell Script
5 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%) ServiceNow
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle