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 2 September 2015 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Project Management
Rank 72 - 69
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Agile Project Management 5 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.46% - 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.55% - 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 1
Average daily rate
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£501 - £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £413 £338
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +22.22%
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
903 602 626
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 82.54% 74.23% 74.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 603 321 295
Average daily rate £425 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £265 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 34 35
Average hourly rate £17.42 £31.53 £31.56
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.76% -0.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.55 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.75 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.83 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+21.13% -11.30%

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 2 September 2015.

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 2 September 2015. 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
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Agile Project Management
North West

Agile Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 12 (100.00%) Project Management
1 12 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 4 (33.33%) P3O
3 3 (25.00%) Requirements Engineering
3 3 (25.00%) Cucumber
3 3 (25.00%) BDD
3 3 (25.00%) UML
3 3 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (25.00%) Risk Management
3 3 (25.00%) Manufacturing
3 3 (25.00%) Supplier Management
3 3 (25.00%) SysML
3 3 (25.00%) Test Management
4 2 (16.67%) Test Scripting
4 2 (16.67%) QlikView
4 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (16.67%) Change Management
4 2 (16.67%) Configuration Management
5 1 (8.33%) Coaching
5 1 (8.33%) Test Strategy
5 1 (8.33%) User Stories
5 1 (8.33%) Mobile Payment
5 1 (8.33%) ITIL
5 1 (8.33%) CRM
5 1 (8.33%) Service Management
5 1 (8.33%) Scrum
5 1 (8.33%) Finance
5 1 (8.33%) Automotive
5 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing

Agile Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (8.33%) JIRA
General
1 3 (25.00%) Manufacturing
1 3 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Automotive
2 1 (8.33%) Banking
2 1 (8.33%) Retail
2 1 (8.33%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Project Manager
2 3 (25.00%) Test Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Quality Manager
3 2 (16.67%) IT Project Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Business Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Agile Business Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Delivery Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Software Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Requirements Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Requirements Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Agile Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Online Banking
1 1 (8.33%) Mobile Payment
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Project Management
1 12 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 3 (25.00%) UML
3 3 (25.00%) Risk Management
3 3 (25.00%) Test Management
3 3 (25.00%) Supplier Management
3 3 (25.00%) SysML
3 3 (25.00%) Requirements Engineering
3 3 (25.00%) BDD
4 2 (16.67%) Change Management
4 2 (16.67%) Test Scripting
4 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (16.67%) Configuration Management
5 1 (8.33%) ITIL
5 1 (8.33%) CRM
5 1 (8.33%) Scrum
5 1 (8.33%) Service Management
5 1 (8.33%) Kanban
5 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (33.33%) P3O