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 13 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Agile Project Management
Rank 63 - 69
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Agile Project Management 9 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.96% - 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.17% - 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 1
Average daily rate £475 - £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £492 £515 £369
% change year-on-year
-4.56% +39.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
768 610 690
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 81.88% 79.43% 78.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 491 383 333
Average daily rate £425 £395 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.59% +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £550 £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 30 48
Average hourly rate £22.50 £36.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £16.84 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.79 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+43.93% +1.05%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Agile Project Management across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

Agile Project Management Daily Rate Histogram 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 13 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Chester - 4 £475 -
Knutsford - 3 £425 -
Macclesfield - 2 £538 -
Agile Project Management
North West

Agile Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 10 (100.00%) Project Management
1 10 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (80.00%) PRINCE2
3 5 (50.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 5 (50.00%) Waterfall
4 4 (40.00%) Service Management
4 4 (40.00%) Finance
4 4 (40.00%) Manufacturing
4 4 (40.00%) Business Analysis
4 4 (40.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (30.00%) Mainframe
5 3 (30.00%) PMI
5 3 (30.00%) PMI Certification
5 3 (30.00%) CICS
5 3 (30.00%) Assembly Language
5 3 (30.00%) PRINCE
5 3 (30.00%) JBoss
5 3 (30.00%) RUP
5 3 (30.00%) ClearCase
5 3 (30.00%) JMS
5 3 (30.00%) Chordiant
5 3 (30.00%) WSDL
5 3 (30.00%) COBOL
5 3 (30.00%) Java
5 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
5 3 (30.00%) SQL
5 3 (30.00%) J2EE
5 3 (30.00%) Oracle
5 3 (30.00%) DB2
5 3 (30.00%) WebLogic

Agile Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 3 (30.00%) CICS
1 3 (30.00%) JBoss
1 3 (30.00%) WebLogic
1 3 (30.00%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) ClearCase
1 3 (30.00%) Subversion
2 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (50.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 4 (40.00%) Finance
2 4 (40.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (20.00%) Marketing
4 1 (10.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Application Development Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Application Development Project Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Applications Development Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Applications Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Applications Project Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Business Development Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Development Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Development Project Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Technical Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Programme Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Programme Test Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Delivery Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Test Programme Manager
3 1 (10.00%) UAT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) EJB
1 3 (30.00%) Hibernate
1 3 (30.00%) J2EE
1 3 (30.00%) JMS
1 3 (30.00%) JSP
1 3 (30.00%) Servlets
1 3 (30.00%) Struts
1 3 (30.00%) Web Services
1 3 (30.00%) WSDL
1 3 (30.00%) XML
1 3 (30.00%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Mainframe
1 3 (30.00%) PMI
2 2 (20.00%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (100.00%) Project Management
2 8 (80.00%) PRINCE2
3 5 (50.00%) Waterfall
4 4 (40.00%) Business Analysis
4 4 (40.00%) Service Management
5 3 (30.00%) CMMI
5 3 (30.00%) PRINCE
5 3 (30.00%) RUP
5 3 (30.00%) SDLC
6 2 (20.00%) Automated Testing
6 2 (20.00%) BDD
6 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (20.00%) Programme Management
6 2 (20.00%) TDD
6 2 (20.00%) Test Scripting
6 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (10.00%) ITIL
7 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) Assembly Language
1 3 (30.00%) COBOL
1 3 (30.00%) Java
1 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (30.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 3 (30.00%) PMI Certification
3 2 (20.00%) Degree
3 2 (20.00%) MBA
4 1 (10.00%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) P3O
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Chordiant
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle
2 2 (20.00%) IBM
2 2 (20.00%) SAP
3 1 (10.00%) Sun