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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Agile Software Development over the 3 months to 10 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Agile Software Development
Rank 2 4 7
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +3
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 335 368 206
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 20.25% 18.79% 14.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 23.89% 23.41% 18.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 229 235 155
Median daily rate £400 £390 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £283 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Median hourly rate £42.50 £33.50 £28.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.86% +19.11%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £43.75 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +21.52%
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
1402 1572 1104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 84.76% 80.25% 75.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 918 903 700
Median daily rate £420 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £502
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 42 32
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £12.35 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £40.00 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £34.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +36.00%

Agile Software Development
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester region citing Agile Software Development as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 10 December 2016.

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
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Software Development within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 10 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stockport +4 21 £419 +19.64% 10
Salford -4 21 £450 +20.00% 1
Bolton +2 7 £325 -40.90% 4
Oldham +5 3 £450 - 2
Wigan - 2 £300 - 5
Cheadle +2 1 £425 - 1
Agile Software Development
North West

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Agile Software Development also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 239 (33.76%) Java
2 230 (32.49%) Scrum
3 218 (30.79%) TDD
4 191 (26.98%) JavaScript
5 182 (25.71%) BDD
6 145 (20.48%) HTML
7 124 (17.51%) CSS
8 117 (16.53%) SQL
9 110 (15.54%) .NET
10 104 (14.69%) C#
11 103 (14.55%) Git (software)
12 89 (12.57%) MVC
13 79 (11.16%) Software Engineering
14 78 (11.02%) Continuous Integration
14 78 (11.02%) Web Services
14 78 (11.02%) AngularJS
15 73 (10.31%) Linux
16 72 (10.17%) XML
16 72 (10.17%) REST
17 70 (9.89%) OO
17 70 (9.89%) ASP.NET
17 70 (9.89%) SQL Server
18 69 (9.75%) Project Management
18 69 (9.75%) User Experience
19 67 (9.46%) Spring
20 65 (9.18%) JIRA
21 64 (9.04%) Ruby
21 64 (9.04%) Stakeholder Management
21 64 (9.04%) Jenkins
22 63 (8.90%) RESTful

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 18 (2.54%) Tomcat
2 16 (2.26%) CMS
3 15 (2.12%) GeoServer
4 13 (1.84%) Confluence
5 11 (1.55%) Umbraco
6 10 (1.41%) JBoss
7 9 (1.27%) Apache
7 9 (1.27%) SharePoint
7 9 (1.27%) WebSphere
8 8 (1.13%) nginx
9 7 (0.99%) Sitecore CMS
10 6 (0.85%) WebLogic
11 5 (0.71%) BizTalk Server
12 4 (0.56%) Elasticsearch
12 4 (0.56%) Jetty
12 4 (0.56%) Kentico
13 3 (0.42%) Apache Spark
14 2 (0.28%) Marvel
14 2 (0.28%) SharePoint 2013
14 2 (0.28%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (0.99%) MS Excel
2 5 (0.71%) MS Office
3 4 (0.56%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.28%) Adobe After Effects
4 2 (0.28%) Camtasia
4 2 (0.28%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.28%) Pixate
4 2 (0.28%) Snagit
5 1 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.14%) MS Project
5 1 (0.14%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (0.85%) Magento
2 5 (0.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.42%) OpenText MBPM
4 3 (0.42%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.14%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 55 (7.77%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (2.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (2.26%) GitHub
4 8 (1.13%) Amazon EC2
5 7 (0.99%) Amazon S3
5 7 (0.99%) AWS CloudFormation
6 6 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (0.71%) Office 365
8 4 (0.56%) Force.com
8 4 (0.56%) Heroku
8 4 (0.56%) Slack
9 3 (0.42%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 3 (0.42%) Amazon ELB
9 3 (0.42%) CloudFront
9 3 (0.42%) Google Analytics
10 2 (0.28%) Amazon EMR
10 2 (0.28%) Google Cloud Platform
10 2 (0.28%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 35 (4.94%) HTTP
2 16 (2.26%) Internet
3 6 (0.85%) TCP/IP
4 5 (0.71%) AMQP
4 5 (0.71%) HTTPS
5 4 (0.56%) Broadband
6 3 (0.42%) DHCP
6 3 (0.42%) DNS
6 3 (0.42%) LDAP
7 2 (0.28%) 802.11
7 2 (0.28%) DLNA
7 2 (0.28%) DVB
7 2 (0.28%) Firewall
7 2 (0.28%) IGMP
7 2 (0.28%) IPv4
7 2 (0.28%) IPv6
7 2 (0.28%) Network Security
7 2 (0.28%) PPP
7 2 (0.28%) SSL
7 2 (0.28%) UPnP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (9.89%) SQL Server
2 61 (8.62%) NoSQL
3 29 (4.10%) MongoDB
4 26 (3.67%) MySQL
5 23 (3.25%) Relational Database
6 21 (2.97%) Apache Cassandra
7 19 (2.68%) PostgreSQL
8 16 (2.26%) GIS
9 11 (1.55%) Spatial Data
10 8 (1.13%) Hadoop
11 6 (0.85%) Redis
12 5 (0.71%) Big Data
12 5 (0.71%) SQL Server 2008
13 4 (0.56%) QlikView
13 4 (0.56%) SQL Server 2012
14 3 (0.42%) Data Warehouse
14 3 (0.42%) HDInsight
14 3 (0.42%) Oracle Reports
14 3 (0.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 3 (0.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 103 (14.55%) Git (software)
2 65 (9.18%) JIRA
3 64 (9.04%) Jenkins
4 60 (8.47%) Cucumber
5 50 (7.06%) JUnit
6 45 (6.36%) Selenium
7 39 (5.51%) Maven
8 28 (3.95%) Subversion
9 23 (3.25%) Team Foundation Server
10 22 (3.11%) Gradle
11 18 (2.54%) WebDriver
12 14 (1.98%) JBehave
12 14 (1.98%) Mercurial
13 10 (1.41%) Eclipse
14 9 (1.27%) SoapUI
14 9 (1.27%) Visual Studio
15 8 (1.13%) Jasmine
15 8 (1.13%) JMeter
16 7 (0.99%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 6 (0.85%) TeamCity
General
1 61 (8.62%) Finance
2 33 (4.66%) Retail
3 23 (3.25%) Games
4 22 (3.11%) Telecoms
5 16 (2.26%) Marketing
6 11 (1.55%) Banking
6 11 (1.55%) Manufacturing
7 5 (0.71%) Electronics
8 4 (0.56%) Advertising
8 4 (0.56%) Automotive
8 4 (0.56%) Financial Institution
8 4 (0.56%) Legal
9 3 (0.42%) Law
10 2 (0.28%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.14%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.14%) Music Industry
11 1 (0.14%) Publishing
11 1 (0.14%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 368 (51.98%) Developer
2 125 (17.66%) Java Developer
3 82 (11.58%) Analyst
4 63 (8.90%) .NET Developer
4 63 (8.90%) Senior Developer
5 54 (7.63%) Agile Developer
6 50 (7.06%) C# Developer
7 47 (6.64%) Business Analyst
7 47 (6.64%) Project Manager
8 39 (5.51%) C# .NET Developer
9 36 (5.08%) JavaScript Developer
9 36 (5.08%) Senior Java Developer
10 35 (4.94%) Agile Java Developer
11 34 (4.80%) Android Developer
12 28 (3.95%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
13 27 (3.81%) Scala Developer
14 26 (3.67%) Test Analyst
15 24 (3.39%) ASP.NET Developer
15 24 (3.39%) Software Engineer
16 23 (3.25%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 145 (20.48%) HTML
2 124 (17.51%) CSS
3 110 (15.54%) .NET
4 78 (11.02%) AngularJS
4 78 (11.02%) Web Services
5 72 (10.17%) REST
5 72 (10.17%) XML
6 70 (9.89%) ASP.NET
7 67 (9.46%) Spring
8 63 (8.90%) RESTful
9 60 (8.47%) jQuery
10 57 (8.05%) JSON
11 54 (7.63%) ASP.NET MVC
12 47 (6.64%) HTML5
12 47 (6.64%) Node.js
13 46 (6.50%) Hibernate
14 32 (4.52%) .NET Framework
15 31 (4.38%) Entity Framework
16 29 (4.10%) SOAP
17 28 (3.95%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 69 (9.75%) User Experience
2 52 (7.34%) Analytical Skills
3 39 (5.51%) Mobile App
4 18 (2.54%) Enterprise Software
5 8 (1.13%) Algorithms
6 7 (0.99%) Ergonomics
6 7 (0.99%) Mobile Games
7 6 (0.85%) Computer Science
7 6 (0.85%) New Media
8 5 (0.71%) Data Structures
8 5 (0.71%) Inversion of Control
8 5 (0.71%) Web 2.0
9 4 (0.56%) 3D Graphics
9 4 (0.56%) Mathematics
10 3 (0.42%) iPad
10 3 (0.42%) MHEG
10 3 (0.42%) Physics
10 3 (0.42%) Video on Demand
10 3 (0.42%) Visualisation
10 3 (0.42%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 73 (10.31%) Linux
2 62 (8.76%) Android
3 46 (6.50%) Apple iOS
4 29 (4.10%) Windows
5 20 (2.82%) Unix
6 12 (1.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (0.56%) CentOS
7 4 (0.56%) Windows Mobile
7 4 (0.56%) Windows Server
7 4 (0.56%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.28%) Embedded Linux
8 2 (0.28%) Windows NT
8 2 (0.28%) Windows Phone
8 2 (0.28%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.14%) Fedora
9 1 (0.14%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.14%) Solaris
9 1 (0.14%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.14%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 230 (32.49%) Scrum
2 218 (30.79%) TDD
3 182 (25.71%) BDD
4 89 (12.57%) MVC
5 79 (11.16%) Software Engineering
6 78 (11.02%) Continuous Integration
7 70 (9.89%) OO
8 69 (9.75%) Project Management
9 64 (9.04%) Stakeholder Management
10 60 (8.47%) E-Commerce
11 59 (8.33%) DevOps
12 53 (7.49%) Kanban
12 53 (7.49%) Web Development
13 46 (6.50%) OOP
14 44 (6.21%) Pair Programming
14 44 (6.21%) SDLC
15 43 (6.07%) Open Source
16 39 (5.51%) Android Development
16 39 (5.51%) User Stories
17 37 (5.23%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 239 (33.76%) Java
2 191 (26.98%) JavaScript
3 117 (16.53%) SQL
4 104 (14.69%) C#
5 64 (9.04%) Ruby
6 58 (8.19%) Python
7 54 (7.63%) Scala
8 29 (4.10%) PHP
9 28 (3.95%) Groovy
10 24 (3.39%) Objective-C
11 16 (2.26%) Bash Shell
11 16 (2.26%) C++
11 16 (2.26%) Clojure
12 12 (1.69%) VB.NET
13 11 (1.55%) ES6
14 10 (1.41%) Apple Swift
15 9 (1.27%) T-SQL
16 8 (1.13%) PowerShell
17 7 (0.99%) TypeScript
18 5 (0.71%) F#
Qualifications
1 37 (5.23%) Degree
2 22 (3.11%) Security Cleared
3 15 (2.12%) ISEB
4 13 (1.84%) SC Cleared
5 8 (1.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 7 (0.99%) ISTQB
7 6 (0.85%) BPSS Clearance
8 5 (0.71%) PMI Certification
8 5 (0.71%) PMP
9 4 (0.56%) CISSP
9 4 (0.56%) DV Cleared
10 3 (0.42%) Sun Certification
11 2 (0.28%) Microsoft Certification
12 1 (0.14%) MCITP
12 1 (0.14%) MCSA
12 1 (0.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (6.21%) QA
2 5 (0.71%) SDET
3 2 (0.28%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.28%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.28%) SLA
4 1 (0.14%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.14%) Solvency II
System Software
1 21 (2.97%) Docker
2 12 (1.69%) Virtual Machines
3 7 (0.99%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.56%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 2 (0.28%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.14%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.14%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 29 (4.10%) Ansible
1 29 (4.10%) Puppet
2 27 (3.81%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (0.71%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (0.56%) Mesos
5 3 (0.42%) Packer
5 3 (0.42%) Tivoli
6 2 (0.28%) Kubernetes
6 2 (0.28%) Oracle Identity Management
6 2 (0.28%) Oracle Identity Manager
7 1 (0.14%) Ganglia
7 1 (0.14%) Graphite
7 1 (0.14%) HP Operations Orchestration
7 1 (0.14%) Kibana
7 1 (0.14%) Nagios
7 1 (0.14%) Riemann
7 1 (0.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.14%) yum
Vendors
1 40 (5.65%) Oracle
2 39 (5.51%) Microsoft
3 20 (2.82%) ESRI
4 16 (2.26%) ServiceNow
5 12 (1.69%) Red Hat
6 10 (1.41%) Twitter
7 9 (1.27%) VMware
8 8 (1.13%) Adobe
8 8 (1.13%) Google
9 7 (0.99%) IBM
9 7 (0.99%) SAP
9 7 (0.99%) Sitecore
10 6 (0.85%) Atlassian
11 5 (0.71%) HP
11 5 (0.71%) Xamarin
12 4 (0.56%) Salesforce.com
13 3 (0.42%) New Relic
13 3 (0.42%) OpenTV
13 3 (0.42%) Siebel
13 3 (0.42%) Unisys
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