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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Project Management
Rank 83 76 74
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -2
Contract jobs citing Agile Project Management 9 4 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.64% 0.35% 0.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.90% 0.47% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 8
Average daily rate
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£333 £315 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -13.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £315 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £315 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £340 £370
% change year-on-year
+47.05% -8.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 - -
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 Manchester region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1002 843 855
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 71.37% 73.75% 71.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 627 449 443
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £248 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £477 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 44 46
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -28.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £9.50 £10.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.13 £48.70 £87.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

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 Manchester region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. 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
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Salford - 3 £350 -
Agile Project Management
North West

Agile Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 17 (100.00%) Project Management
1 17 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (47.06%) Scrum
3 7 (41.18%) TDD
3 7 (41.18%) Software Engineering
4 6 (35.29%) Internet
5 5 (29.41%) Finance
5 5 (29.41%) Mentoring
6 4 (23.53%) SQL
6 4 (23.53%) Oracle
6 4 (23.53%) Java
6 4 (23.53%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (23.53%) Cognos
6 4 (23.53%) Data Modelling
6 4 (23.53%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (23.53%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 4 (23.53%) Cognos Analysis Studio
6 4 (23.53%) Cognos Report Studio
6 4 (23.53%) Cognos Framework Manager
6 4 (23.53%) Cognos Transformer
7 3 (17.65%) BDD
7 3 (17.65%) Computer Science
7 3 (17.65%) Degree
7 3 (17.65%) JIRA
7 3 (17.65%) Kanban
7 3 (17.65%) PRINCE
7 3 (17.65%) PRINCE2
7 3 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (17.65%) Coaching

Agile Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (5.88%) Adobe CQ
Business Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Communications & Networking
1 6 (35.29%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) Oracle Reports
1 4 (23.53%) Cognos Analysis Studio
1 4 (23.53%) Cognos Report Studio
1 4 (23.53%) Cognos Framework Manager
1 4 (23.53%) Cognos Transformer
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) JIRA
General
1 5 (29.41%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Programme Manager
1 6 (35.29%) Developer
2 4 (23.53%) Cognos Developer
2 4 (23.53%) Senior Cognos Developer
2 4 (23.53%) ScrumMaster
2 4 (23.53%) Senior Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Lead Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Project Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Agile Project Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Business Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) HTML
1 2 (11.76%) CSS
1 2 (11.76%) XML
1 2 (11.76%) XSLT
1 2 (11.76%) XHTML
1 2 (11.76%) jQuery
1 2 (11.76%) HTML5
1 2 (11.76%) CSS3
1 2 (11.76%) Apache Cordova
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Computer Science
2 2 (11.76%) New Media
2 2 (11.76%) Mobile App
2 2 (11.76%) NHS
2 2 (11.76%) Management Information System
2 2 (11.76%) Freedom of Information
2 2 (11.76%) Data Protection Act
2 2 (11.76%) Freedom of Information Act
3 1 (5.88%) User Experience
3 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Windows
1 2 (11.76%) Android
1 2 (11.76%) Apple iOS
1 2 (11.76%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (100.00%) Project Management
1 17 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (47.06%) Scrum
3 7 (41.18%) TDD
3 7 (41.18%) Software Engineering
4 5 (29.41%) Mentoring
5 4 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (23.53%) Data Modelling
5 4 (23.53%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (17.65%) PRINCE
6 3 (17.65%) PRINCE2
6 3 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (17.65%) Kanban
6 3 (17.65%) Coaching
6 3 (17.65%) BDD
7 2 (11.76%) iOS Development
7 2 (11.76%) Data Protection
7 2 (11.76%) Use Case
7 2 (11.76%) Web Design
8 1 (5.88%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) Java
1 4 (23.53%) SQL
2 2 (11.76%) XPath
2 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Oracle
1 4 (23.53%) Cognos
2 1 (5.88%) Endeca
2 1 (5.88%) Sitecore