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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Project Management
Rank 77 - 86
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Agile Project Management 5 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.39% - 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.57% - 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 2
Average daily rate
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£400 - £353
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 - £327
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 - £379
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%
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
882 823 923
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 69.61% 73.81% 66.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 492 443 466
Average daily rate £350 £330 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £240 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 33 44
Average hourly rate £15.79 £17.50 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.77% -26.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.30 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £35.40 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
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 24 July 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 10 (100.00%) Project Management
1 10 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (70.00%) E-Commerce
3 6 (60.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (50.00%) Web Development
5 4 (40.00%) Endeca
6 3 (30.00%) Customer Insight
6 3 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (20.00%) Scrum
8 1 (10.00%) SOA
8 1 (10.00%) WSDL
8 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
8 1 (10.00%) Adobe
8 1 (10.00%) NHS
8 1 (10.00%) C#
8 1 (10.00%) HTML
8 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
8 1 (10.00%) .NET
8 1 (10.00%) CSS
8 1 (10.00%) SOAP
8 1 (10.00%) Web Services
8 1 (10.00%) XML
8 1 (10.00%) XSLT
8 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
8 1 (10.00%) XHTML
8 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
8 1 (10.00%) Web Design
8 1 (10.00%) ATG
8 1 (10.00%) FatWire
8 1 (10.00%) Management Information System

Agile Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 1 (10.00%) Adobe CQ
1 1 (10.00%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Axure RP
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Business Analyst
1 6 (60.00%) Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Agile Business Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Developer
4 1 (10.00%) ScrumMaster
4 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) UI Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Digital Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) WSDL
1 1 (10.00%) HTML
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
1 1 (10.00%) CSS
1 1 (10.00%) SOAP
1 1 (10.00%) Web Services
1 1 (10.00%) XML
1 1 (10.00%) XSLT
1 1 (10.00%) XHTML
1 1 (10.00%) jQuery
1 1 (10.00%) HTML5
1 1 (10.00%) CSS3
1 1 (10.00%) Ajax
1 1 (10.00%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) NHS
1 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (10.00%) Open Source
1 1 (10.00%) Web 2.0
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Project Management
1 10 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (70.00%) E-Commerce
3 6 (60.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (50.00%) Web Development
5 3 (30.00%) Customer Insight
5 3 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (20.00%) Scrum
7 1 (10.00%) SOA
7 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
7 1 (10.00%) Web Design
7 1 (10.00%) MVC
7 1 (10.00%) Matrix Management
7 1 (10.00%) Use Case
7 1 (10.00%) Web Usability
7 1 (10.00%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) C#
1 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (10.00%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Endeca
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Adobe
2 1 (10.00%) ATG
2 1 (10.00%) FatWire
2 1 (10.00%) hybris
2 1 (10.00%) Sitecore