The first table below looks at the demand for Agile Project Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Manchester region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Project Management
Rank 79 - 88
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Agile Project Management 7 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.49% - 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.69% - 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 3
Average daily rate £325 - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £353
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1014 678 911
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 71.66% 70.26% 65.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 521 330 434
Average daily rate £350 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £471 £457 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 44 51
Average hourly rate £16.50 £21.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £13.38 £13.07
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.34 £77.50 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Agile Project Management
North West

Agile Project Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Agile Project Management Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Agile Project Management
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Agile Project Management Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Agile Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 13 (100.00%) Project Management
1 13 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (69.23%) E-Commerce
3 8 (61.54%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (53.85%) Endeca
5 6 (46.15%) Web Development
6 5 (38.46%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (30.77%) MS PowerPoint
7 4 (30.77%) Degree
7 4 (30.77%) SharePoint Server
7 4 (30.77%) Management Information System
7 4 (30.77%) Scrum
7 4 (30.77%) NHS
7 4 (30.77%) .NET
7 4 (30.77%) SOAP
7 4 (30.77%) Web Services
7 4 (30.77%) C#
7 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
7 4 (30.77%) WSDL
7 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
7 4 (30.77%) Customer Insight
8 2 (15.38%) Axure RP
8 2 (15.38%) CSS3
8 2 (15.38%) Open Source
8 2 (15.38%) HTML5
8 2 (15.38%) Unit Testing
8 2 (15.38%) Web Testing
8 2 (15.38%) Test Scripting
8 2 (15.38%) Manual Testing
8 2 (15.38%) Kanban

Agile Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 (30.77%) SharePoint Server
2 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (30.77%) MS PowerPoint
1 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
2 2 (15.38%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Axure RP
1 2 (15.38%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 10 (76.92%) Analyst
2 8 (61.54%) Business Analyst
3 4 (30.77%) Agile Business Analyst
4 3 (23.08%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
5 2 (15.38%) UI Developer
5 2 (15.38%) Web Test Analyst
5 2 (15.38%) Web Analyst
5 2 (15.38%) Developer
5 2 (15.38%) Test Analyst
6 1 (7.69%) Project Manager
6 1 (7.69%) Agile Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) .NET
1 4 (30.77%) SOAP
1 4 (30.77%) Web Services
1 4 (30.77%) WSDL
2 2 (15.38%) CSS3
2 2 (15.38%) HTML5
2 2 (15.38%) Ajax
2 2 (15.38%) jQuery
2 2 (15.38%) HTML
2 2 (15.38%) XML
2 2 (15.38%) XSLT
2 2 (15.38%) XHTML
2 2 (15.38%) CSS
2 2 (15.38%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Management Information System
1 4 (30.77%) NHS
2 2 (15.38%) Open Source
2 2 (15.38%) Web 2.0
2 2 (15.38%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) Project Management
1 13 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (69.23%) E-Commerce
3 8 (61.54%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (46.15%) Web Development
5 5 (38.46%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (30.77%) Scrum
6 4 (30.77%) Customer Insight
7 2 (15.38%) Unit Testing
7 2 (15.38%) Web Testing
7 2 (15.38%) Test Scripting
7 2 (15.38%) Manual Testing
7 2 (15.38%) Kanban
7 2 (15.38%) Web Accessibility
7 2 (15.38%) Automated Testing
7 2 (15.38%) Software Testing
7 2 (15.38%) Use Case
7 2 (15.38%) Code Coverage
7 2 (15.38%) SOA
7 2 (15.38%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) C#
2 2 (15.38%) XPath
2 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) Degree
2 2 (15.38%) ISEB Practitioner
2 2 (15.38%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) WAI
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Endeca
2 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
3 2 (15.38%) Adobe
3 2 (15.38%) FatWire
4 1 (7.69%) ATG
4 1 (7.69%) hybris
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