The table below looks at the statistics for Agile Project Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Agile Project Management over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Project Management
Rank 68 65 71
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +6
Contract jobs citing Agile Project Management 2 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.24% 0.12% 0.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.33% 0.16% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 4
Average daily rate
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- £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £338 £375
% change year-on-year
+29.62% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £37.50
Agile Project Management
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
602 610 582
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 73.24% 73.94% 64.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 323 291 333
Average daily rate £400 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 33 26
Average hourly rate £19.00 £31.56 £41.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.78% -24.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.50 £20.07
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

Agile Project Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Agile Project Management across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Agile Project Management Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Agile Project Management
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Agile Project Management across the Cheshire region.

Agile Project Management Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Agile Project Management
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Project Management within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington - - - -
Agile Project Management
North West

Agile Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing Agile Project Management 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 Project Management.

1 8 (100.00%) Project Management
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (75.00%) .NET
3 5 (62.50%) Banking
3 5 (62.50%) Java
3 5 (62.50%) Finance
3 5 (62.50%) Migration
3 5 (62.50%) Waterfall
4 4 (50.00%) IBM Mainframe
4 4 (50.00%) CICS
4 4 (50.00%) Retail
4 4 (50.00%) JNDI
4 4 (50.00%) J2EE
4 4 (50.00%) DB2
4 4 (50.00%) JDBC
4 4 (50.00%) JSP
4 4 (50.00%) Mainframe
4 4 (50.00%) JMS
4 4 (50.00%) IBM
4 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (37.50%) Retail Banking
6 2 (25.00%) Degree
6 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (25.00%) C#
6 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
7 1 (12.50%) Ruby
7 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (12.50%) TDD
7 1 (12.50%) Law

Agile Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing Agile Project Management 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 Project Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (50.00%) CICS
2 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) DB2
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (12.50%) NoSQL
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) JIRA
General
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
1 5 (62.50%) Banking
2 4 (50.00%) Retail
3 3 (37.50%) Retail Banking
4 1 (12.50%) Law
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Architect
1 3 (37.50%) Designer
2 2 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Development Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Solutions Designer
3 1 (12.50%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) .NET
2 4 (50.00%) J2EE
2 4 (50.00%) JDBC
2 4 (50.00%) JSP
2 4 (50.00%) JMS
2 4 (50.00%) JNDI
3 1 (12.50%) RESTful
3 1 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Mainframe
1 4 (50.00%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (12.50%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Project Management
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (62.50%) Waterfall
2 5 (62.50%) Migration
3 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (12.50%) Matrix Management
4 1 (12.50%) Test Management
4 1 (12.50%) Kanban
4 1 (12.50%) Data Protection
4 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
4 1 (12.50%) Software Architecture
4 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (12.50%) Scrum
4 1 (12.50%) MVC
4 1 (12.50%) BDD
4 1 (12.50%) User Stories
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) DevOps
4 1 (12.50%) TDD
4 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) Java
2 2 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (12.50%) C++
3 1 (12.50%) Python
3 1 (12.50%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) IBM
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft