The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Project Management
Rank 84 78 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Contract jobs citing Agile Project Management 4 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.27% 0.39% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.37% 0.56% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£500 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.84% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £450 £338
% change year-on-year
- +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1076 892 683
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 73.80% 70.29% 72.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 599 448 347
Average daily rate £365 £370 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.21% +13.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £512 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 38 43
Average hourly rate £16.72 £18.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.12% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £11.69 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £40.00 £77.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 29 May 2015, 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 11 (100.00%) Project Management
1 11 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (63.64%) Software Engineering
3 4 (36.36%) BDD
3 4 (36.36%) Kanban
3 4 (36.36%) Mentoring
3 4 (36.36%) Coaching
3 4 (36.36%) PRINCE
3 4 (36.36%) Finance
3 4 (36.36%) PRINCE2
3 4 (36.36%) TDD
3 4 (36.36%) Scrum
3 4 (36.36%) Degree
3 4 (36.36%) JIRA
3 4 (36.36%) Computer Science
4 2 (18.18%) Informatics
4 2 (18.18%) Banking
4 2 (18.18%) Retail
4 2 (18.18%) IPTV
4 2 (18.18%) Retail Banking
4 2 (18.18%) Online Banking
4 2 (18.18%) PMP
4 2 (18.18%) PMI Certification
4 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
4 2 (18.18%) Internet
4 2 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (18.18%) New Media
4 2 (18.18%) Usability Testing
5 1 (9.09%) HTML5
5 1 (9.09%) CSS3

Agile Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) Internet
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) JIRA
General
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Banking
2 2 (18.18%) Retail
2 2 (18.18%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Project Manager
2 5 (45.45%) Agile Project Manager
3 2 (18.18%) UI Designer
3 2 (18.18%) Interface Designer
3 2 (18.18%) Portfolio Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Programme Manager
3 2 (18.18%) ScrumMaster
3 2 (18.18%) Designer
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) HTML5
1 1 (9.09%) CSS3
1 1 (9.09%) HTML
1 1 (9.09%) AngularJS
1 1 (9.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 1 (9.09%) .NET
1 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
1 1 (9.09%) CSS
1 1 (9.09%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Computer Science
2 2 (18.18%) Informatics
2 2 (18.18%) IPTV
2 2 (18.18%) Online Banking
2 2 (18.18%) New Media
3 1 (9.09%) Digital Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Project Management
1 11 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (63.64%) Software Engineering
3 4 (36.36%) BDD
3 4 (36.36%) Kanban
3 4 (36.36%) Mentoring
3 4 (36.36%) Coaching
3 4 (36.36%) PRINCE
3 4 (36.36%) PRINCE2
3 4 (36.36%) TDD
3 4 (36.36%) Scrum
4 2 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (18.18%) Usability Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Performance Improvement
5 1 (9.09%) Workflow
5 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (9.09%) Workflow Management
5 1 (9.09%) Matrix Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
2 1 (9.09%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) Degree
2 2 (18.18%) PMP
2 2 (18.18%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA