The table below looks at the statistics for Agile Software Development 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 Software Development over the 3 months to 26 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 4 5 13
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +8
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 198 179 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 13.16% 14.26% 10.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 17.84% 20.13% 14.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 108 60
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£375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £310 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 4
Average hourly rate £25.00 - £21.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £35.00 £32.75
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +6.87%
Agile Software Development
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
1110 889 684
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 73.75% 70.84% 73.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 609 447 352
Average daily rate £370 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 38 41
Average hourly rate £16.29 £17.30 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.82% -1.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.65 £11.69 £13.13
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 Software Development
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Agile Software Development Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Agile Software Development
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Agile Software Development
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 26 May 2015.

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Agile Software Development
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Manchester region.

Agile Software Development Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Agile Software Development
Hourly Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 26 May 2015.

Agile Software Development Hourly Rate Histogram in Manchester

Agile Software Development
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 Software Development within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 26 May 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
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bolton -1 12 £331 -11.66% 11
Salford 0 9 £400 +14.28% 1
Stockport +4 7 £330 -17.50% 8
Oldham -2 2 £400 +3.22% 1
Agile Software Development
North West

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing Agile Software Development 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 Software Development.

1 139 (32.25%) TDD
2 133 (30.86%) Scrum
3 130 (30.16%) JavaScript
4 115 (26.68%) HTML
5 105 (24.36%) Java
6 104 (24.13%) CSS
7 88 (20.42%) .NET
8 86 (19.95%) Finance
9 78 (18.10%) MVC
9 78 (18.10%) C#
10 76 (17.63%) SQL
11 75 (17.40%) Web Services
12 61 (14.15%) OO
13 54 (12.53%) Continuous Integration
13 54 (12.53%) Git (software)
14 53 (12.30%) Software Engineering
14 53 (12.30%) JSON
15 51 (11.83%) jQuery
16 50 (11.60%) BDD
17 48 (11.14%) SQL Server
18 45 (10.44%) Unit Testing
19 44 (10.21%) HTML5
20 43 (9.98%) OOP
21 42 (9.74%) Microsoft
21 42 (9.74%) REST
22 39 (9.05%) Project Management
23 38 (8.82%) XML
23 38 (8.82%) ASP.NET
23 38 (8.82%) Subversion
23 38 (8.82%) CSS3

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing Agile Software Development 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 Software Development. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 21 (4.87%) Apache
2 15 (3.48%) CMS
3 12 (2.78%) SharePoint
3 12 (2.78%) Node.js
4 10 (2.32%) Confluence
5 8 (1.86%) Umbraco
6 7 (1.62%) Zope
6 7 (1.62%) WebLogic
7 6 (1.39%) JBoss
8 5 (1.16%) nginx
8 5 (1.16%) Liferay
9 4 (0.93%) Apache ServiceMix
9 4 (0.93%) Tomcat
10 3 (0.70%) Oracle Workflow
10 3 (0.70%) Sitecore CMS
10 3 (0.70%) WebSphere
10 3 (0.70%) Orchard CMS
11 2 (0.46%) Apache Solr
11 2 (0.46%) Drupal
11 2 (0.46%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 13 (3.02%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.62%) MS Project
3 6 (1.39%) Mingle
4 4 (0.93%) MS Office
5 2 (0.46%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.46%) PowerPivot
6 1 (0.23%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (0.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.46%) Cognos TM1
2 2 (0.46%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.23%) CSG Singleview
3 1 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.23%) SAP PM
3 1 (0.23%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 14 (3.25%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (1.16%) PaaS
2 5 (1.16%) IaaS
3 4 (0.93%) SaaS
4 3 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.46%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.23%) HP Helion
6 1 (0.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (3.94%) Internet
2 13 (3.02%) HTTP
3 7 (1.62%) AMQP
4 4 (0.93%) Radio Access Network
4 4 (0.93%) RNC
4 4 (0.93%) UMTS
4 4 (0.93%) Ethernet
4 4 (0.93%) ATM
4 4 (0.93%) GSM
4 4 (0.93%) SDH
5 3 (0.70%) Skype
6 2 (0.46%) iBeacon
6 2 (0.46%) Network Security
7 1 (0.23%) iSCSI
7 1 (0.23%) SMS
7 1 (0.23%) SAN
7 1 (0.23%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (11.14%) SQL Server
2 26 (6.03%) MySQL
3 23 (5.34%) MongoDB
4 22 (5.10%) NoSQL
5 17 (3.94%) RavenDB
6 14 (3.25%) Oracle Database
6 14 (3.25%) Hadoop
7 13 (3.02%) Data Warehouse
7 13 (3.02%) Relational Database
8 12 (2.78%) Big Data
9 11 (2.55%) SQL Server 2008
10 10 (2.32%) PostgreSQL
11 8 (1.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 8 (1.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 8 (1.86%) RDBMS
12 7 (1.62%) Oracle Database 10g
13 6 (1.39%) SQL Server 2005
14 5 (1.16%) CouchDB
14 5 (1.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 4 (0.93%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 54 (12.53%) Git (software)
2 38 (8.82%) Subversion
3 34 (7.89%) JIRA
4 18 (4.18%) Visual Studio
5 17 (3.94%) SoapUI
6 16 (3.71%) Selenium
7 13 (3.02%) Eclipse
8 12 (2.78%) JUnit
8 12 (2.78%) Cucumber
9 11 (2.55%) Gradle
9 11 (2.55%) Jenkins
10 9 (2.09%) ReSharper
10 9 (2.09%) Ant
11 8 (1.86%) Mercurial
12 7 (1.62%) Oracle APEX
12 7 (1.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 6 (1.39%) Maven
13 6 (1.39%) Team Foundation Server
13 6 (1.39%) WebDriver
14 5 (1.16%) Oracle Forms
General
1 86 (19.95%) Finance
2 27 (6.26%) Banking
3 21 (4.87%) Telecoms
4 8 (1.86%) Manufacturing
4 8 (1.86%) Retail
5 6 (1.39%) Games
6 4 (0.93%) Marketing
7 3 (0.70%) Law
7 3 (0.70%) Legal
7 3 (0.70%) Electronics
8 2 (0.46%) Retail Banking
8 2 (0.46%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.23%) Local Government
9 1 (0.23%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.23%) Billing
9 1 (0.23%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.23%) Front Office
9 1 (0.23%) Back Office
9 1 (0.23%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 214 (49.65%) Developer
2 50 (11.60%) Analyst
3 44 (10.21%) .NET Developer
4 39 (9.05%) Project Manager
5 34 (7.89%) Java Developer
6 32 (7.42%) Business Analyst
7 30 (6.96%) Architect
8 21 (4.87%) Senior Developer
8 21 (4.87%) C# Developer
9 19 (4.41%) Web Developer
10 15 (3.48%) Technical Architect
11 14 (3.25%) Python Developer
11 14 (3.25%) Agile Project Manager
12 13 (3.02%) PHP Developer
13 12 (2.78%) Tester
13 12 (2.78%) iOS Developer
14 11 (2.55%) Django Developer
14 11 (2.55%) Mobile Developer
14 11 (2.55%) Software Engineer
14 11 (2.55%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 115 (26.68%) HTML
2 104 (24.13%) CSS
3 88 (20.42%) .NET
4 75 (17.40%) Web Services
5 53 (12.30%) JSON
6 51 (11.83%) jQuery
7 44 (10.21%) HTML5
8 42 (9.74%) REST
9 38 (8.82%) CSS3
9 38 (8.82%) XML
9 38 (8.82%) ASP.NET
10 36 (8.35%) AngularJS
11 33 (7.66%) Ajax
12 30 (6.96%) J2EE
13 27 (6.26%) RESTful
14 26 (6.03%) Django
14 26 (6.03%) Spring
15 24 (5.57%) SOAP
15 24 (5.57%) ASP.NET MVC
16 22 (5.10%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 26 (6.03%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (3.94%) Enterprise Software
3 15 (3.48%) Mobile App
4 14 (3.25%) Computer Science
5 11 (2.55%) Digital Media
6 8 (1.86%) NHS
6 8 (1.86%) Management Information System
7 7 (1.62%) User Experience
8 5 (1.16%) PMI
9 4 (0.93%) IPTV
9 4 (0.93%) Data Integration
9 4 (0.93%) Private Cloud
9 4 (0.93%) Data Centre
9 4 (0.93%) Data Structures
9 4 (0.93%) Algorithms
10 3 (0.70%) New Media
10 3 (0.70%) Video on Demand
10 3 (0.70%) Linked Data
10 3 (0.70%) Informatics
10 3 (0.70%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 37 (8.58%) Linux
2 30 (6.96%) Windows
3 28 (6.50%) Apple iOS
4 26 (6.03%) Android
5 15 (3.48%) UNIX
6 12 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (1.86%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (0.93%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (0.93%) VMS
9 2 (0.46%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.46%) HPUX
10 1 (0.23%) CentOS
10 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.23%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 139 (32.25%) TDD
2 133 (30.86%) Scrum
3 78 (18.10%) MVC
4 61 (14.15%) OO
5 54 (12.53%) Continuous Integration
6 53 (12.30%) Software Engineering
7 50 (11.60%) BDD
8 45 (10.44%) Unit Testing
9 43 (9.98%) OOP
10 39 (9.05%) Project Management
11 36 (8.35%) PRINCE2
12 32 (7.42%) SDLC
13 29 (6.73%) Kanban
14 27 (6.26%) Open Source
14 27 (6.26%) Waterfall
14 27 (6.26%) E-Commerce
15 25 (5.80%) iOS Development
16 23 (5.34%) Android Development
17 21 (4.87%) Mentoring
18 20 (4.64%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 130 (30.16%) JavaScript
2 105 (24.36%) Java
3 78 (18.10%) C#
4 76 (17.63%) SQL
5 34 (7.89%) Python
6 27 (6.26%) PHP
7 24 (5.57%) Ruby
8 14 (3.25%) Scala
9 13 (3.02%) T-SQL
10 12 (2.78%) Perl
10 12 (2.78%) C++
11 11 (2.55%) PL/SQL
12 10 (2.32%) Objective-C
13 8 (1.86%) Bash Shell
13 8 (1.86%) Groovy
14 6 (1.39%) PHP5
14 6 (1.39%) C
15 5 (1.16%) Shell Script
16 4 (0.93%) XQuery
17 3 (0.70%) R
Qualifications
1 31 (7.19%) Degree
2 22 (5.10%) Security Cleared
3 15 (3.48%) DV Cleared
4 14 (3.25%) ISEB
5 9 (2.09%) PMI Certification
6 8 (1.86%) ISTQB
7 4 (0.93%) PMP
8 3 (0.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (0.70%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 2 (0.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.23%) OCPJP
10 1 (0.23%) ISEB Practitioner
10 1 (0.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.23%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (7.42%) QA
2 9 (2.09%) P3O
3 5 (1.16%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (0.93%) Squid
1 4 (0.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.46%) VirtualBox
2 2 (0.46%) Docker
3 1 (0.23%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.23%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.23%) XenApp
3 1 (0.23%) XenDesktop
3 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 14 (3.25%) Puppet
2 9 (2.09%) Vagrant
3 8 (1.86%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (1.86%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (0.70%) Capistrano
5 2 (0.46%) StatsD
6 1 (0.23%) Ansible
6 1 (0.23%) Salt
6 1 (0.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.23%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.23%) XenMobile
6 1 (0.23%) Oozie
Vendors
1 42 (9.74%) Microsoft
2 36 (8.35%) Oracle
3 13 (3.02%) HP
4 11 (2.55%) Red Hat
5 10 (2.32%) SAP
6 7 (1.62%) Atlassian
6 7 (1.62%) hybris
7 6 (1.39%) Twitter
7 6 (1.39%) VMware
7 6 (1.39%) Citrix
8 5 (1.16%) Progress
9 4 (0.93%) Ericsson
9 4 (0.93%) IBM
9 4 (0.93%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
9 4 (0.93%) Talend
9 4 (0.93%) Xamarin
10 3 (0.70%) Sitecore
10 3 (0.70%) TIBCO
10 3 (0.70%) Adobe
10 3 (0.70%) Sybase
Greater Manchester
Mason Frank
Posted: 17 hours ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: £150 - £250 per day + competitive
Posted: 21 hours ago
Manchester
People Source
Rate: £380 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: £320 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £325 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 6 days ago
Greater Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Manchester
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £325 per day + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Manchester
The People Network
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Manchester
Applause IT Innovation
Rate: £290 - £350 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Manchester
Applause IT Innovation
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + City Centre Based
Posted: 13 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: £325 - £350 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
Altrincham
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 25 days ago