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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Agile Software Development
Rank 2 4 4
Rank change year-on-year
+2 0
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 372 301 209
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 20.75% 15.98% 15.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 25.14% 20.19% 19.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 264 198 144
Median daily rate £400 £416 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.90% +18.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 1
Median hourly rate £36.01 £38.75 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.06% +29.16%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.38 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+5.25% +7.68%
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
1480 1491 1049
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 82.54% 79.14% 76.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 934 883 646
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 £300 £275 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £505 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 35 30
Median hourly rate £15.00 £31.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.38% +117.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £12.35 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.80 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +30.76%

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 1 October 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
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 1 October 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Software Development within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 1 October 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 +3 36 £416 +28.07% 15
Salford 0 28 £400 +6.66% 6
Bolton 0 5 £250 -32.43% 8
Oldham - 4 £450 - 2
Cheadle - 2 £425 - 6
Altrincham +2 1 £370 - 7
Bury - 1 £410 - 3
Agile Software Development
North West

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

1 258 (34.04%) Java
2 225 (29.68%) Scrum
3 219 (28.89%) TDD
4 208 (27.44%) JavaScript
5 161 (21.24%) BDD
6 155 (20.45%) HTML
7 144 (19.00%) CSS
8 116 (15.30%) .NET
9 99 (13.06%) C#
10 97 (12.80%) MVC
10 97 (12.80%) Git (software)
11 91 (12.01%) Spring
12 89 (11.74%) SQL
13 85 (11.21%) Stakeholder Management
14 83 (10.95%) Finance
15 82 (10.82%) Continuous Integration
16 80 (10.55%) ASP.NET
17 77 (10.16%) Project Management
17 77 (10.16%) Jenkins
17 77 (10.16%) User Experience
18 76 (10.03%) OO
19 75 (9.89%) E-Commerce
20 74 (9.76%) Web Services
21 73 (9.63%) SQL Server
22 72 (9.50%) AngularJS
23 70 (9.23%) HTML5
23 70 (9.23%) jQuery
24 66 (8.71%) Open Source
25 65 (8.58%) JIRA
26 63 (8.31%) Ruby

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 27 (3.56%) Tomcat
2 25 (3.30%) JBoss
3 20 (2.64%) Apache
4 16 (2.11%) GeoServer
5 11 (1.45%) CMS
5 11 (1.45%) WebSphere
6 7 (0.92%) nginx
7 6 (0.79%) SharePoint
8 5 (0.66%) Drupal
8 5 (0.66%) Elasticsearch
9 4 (0.53%) BizTalk Server
9 4 (0.53%) Jetty
9 4 (0.53%) Umbraco
10 3 (0.40%) ArcGIS
10 3 (0.40%) Confluence
10 3 (0.40%) IIS
11 2 (0.26%) Commerce Server
11 2 (0.26%) OpenStack
11 2 (0.26%) Sitecore CMS
11 2 (0.26%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 10 (1.32%) MS Excel
2 5 (0.66%) MS Project
3 4 (0.53%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.40%) MS Office
5 2 (0.26%) Adobe After Effects
5 2 (0.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (0.26%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.26%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.26%) Pixate
6 1 (0.13%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 9 (1.19%) Magento
2 3 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.40%) OpenText MBPM
2 3 (0.40%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.26%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.13%) nopCommerce
4 1 (0.13%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.13%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 37 (4.88%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (3.96%) GitHub
3 10 (1.32%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (0.53%) Force.com
5 4 (0.53%) Google Analytics
6 3 (0.40%) IaaS
6 3 (0.40%) Office 365
7 2 (0.26%) Google Play
7 2 (0.26%) PaaS
8 1 (0.13%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.13%) SaaS
8 1 (0.13%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 26 (3.43%) HTTP
2 18 (2.37%) Internet
3 8 (1.06%) DNS
4 7 (0.92%) Network Security
5 5 (0.66%) AMQP
5 5 (0.66%) HTTPS
5 5 (0.66%) TCP/IP
6 4 (0.53%) Firewall
7 3 (0.40%) Broadband
7 3 (0.40%) LDAP
7 3 (0.40%) SSH
8 2 (0.26%) 802.11
8 2 (0.26%) DLNA
8 2 (0.26%) DVB
8 2 (0.26%) IGMP
8 2 (0.26%) IPv4
8 2 (0.26%) IPv6
8 2 (0.26%) PPP
8 2 (0.26%) SSL
8 2 (0.26%) UPnP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (9.63%) SQL Server
2 45 (5.94%) NoSQL
3 32 (4.22%) PostgreSQL
4 30 (3.96%) GIS
5 29 (3.83%) MySQL
6 26 (3.43%) MongoDB
7 18 (2.37%) Relational Database
7 18 (2.37%) Spatial Data
8 15 (1.98%) Apache Cassandra
8 15 (1.98%) Hadoop
9 4 (0.53%) Data Mining
9 4 (0.53%) Oracle Database
9 4 (0.53%) QlikView
9 4 (0.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (0.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (0.40%) Big Data
10 3 (0.40%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (0.40%) Hazelcast
10 3 (0.40%) Redis
10 3 (0.40%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 97 (12.80%) Git (software)
2 77 (10.16%) Jenkins
3 65 (8.58%) JIRA
4 46 (6.07%) Selenium
5 45 (5.94%) Cucumber
6 36 (4.75%) Maven
7 34 (4.49%) JUnit
8 31 (4.09%) Subversion
9 25 (3.30%) Team Foundation Server
10 21 (2.77%) Mercurial
11 15 (1.98%) Gradle
12 10 (1.32%) Mocha
13 9 (1.19%) WebDriver
14 8 (1.06%) Visual Studio
15 7 (0.92%) Eclipse
16 6 (0.79%) Android Studio
16 6 (0.79%) JMeter
16 6 (0.79%) NUnit
16 6 (0.79%) PhantomJS
16 6 (0.79%) Xcode
General
1 83 (10.95%) Finance
2 47 (6.20%) Retail
3 22 (2.90%) Banking
4 18 (2.37%) Telecoms
5 14 (1.85%) Marketing
6 12 (1.58%) Games
7 10 (1.32%) Manufacturing
8 5 (0.66%) Retail Banking
9 4 (0.53%) Advertising
9 4 (0.53%) Financial Institution
9 4 (0.53%) Legal
10 3 (0.40%) Law
11 2 (0.26%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.26%) Billing
11 2 (0.26%) Local Government
11 2 (0.26%) Online Betting
11 2 (0.26%) Publishing
12 1 (0.13%) Electronics
12 1 (0.13%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.13%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 399 (52.64%) Developer
2 159 (20.98%) Java Developer
3 103 (13.59%) Analyst
4 72 (9.50%) Senior Developer
5 62 (8.18%) .NET Developer
6 58 (7.65%) Business Analyst
7 57 (7.52%) Agile Developer
8 50 (6.60%) C# Developer
9 47 (6.20%) Senior Java Developer
10 43 (5.67%) Project Manager
11 40 (5.28%) Agile Java Developer
12 36 (4.75%) C# .NET Developer
13 35 (4.62%) Test Analyst
14 34 (4.49%) Architect
14 34 (4.49%) JavaScript Developer
15 32 (4.22%) Android Developer
16 31 (4.09%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
17 29 (3.83%) ASP.NET Developer
17 29 (3.83%) Scala Developer
18 27 (3.56%) Java Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 155 (20.45%) HTML
2 144 (19.00%) CSS
3 116 (15.30%) .NET
4 91 (12.01%) Spring
5 80 (10.55%) ASP.NET
6 74 (9.76%) Web Services
7 72 (9.50%) AngularJS
8 70 (9.23%) HTML5
8 70 (9.23%) jQuery
9 62 (8.18%) Hibernate
10 61 (8.05%) ASP.NET MVC
11 60 (7.92%) RESTful
12 59 (7.78%) XML
13 57 (7.52%) JSON
14 54 (7.12%) REST
15 53 (6.99%) CSS3
16 44 (5.80%) Node.js
17 37 (4.88%) SOAP
18 32 (4.22%) WCF
19 30 (3.96%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 77 (10.16%) User Experience
2 58 (7.65%) Analytical Skills
3 39 (5.15%) Mobile App
4 31 (4.09%) Enterprise Software
5 9 (1.19%) Computer Science
6 7 (0.92%) Digital Media
6 7 (0.92%) Inversion of Control
7 6 (0.79%) Algorithms
7 6 (0.79%) Management Information System
8 5 (0.66%) New Media
8 5 (0.66%) Visualisation
8 5 (0.66%) Wiki
9 4 (0.53%) EPoS
9 4 (0.53%) Mathematics
9 4 (0.53%) Video on Demand
10 3 (0.40%) Interactive TV
10 3 (0.40%) Mainframe
10 3 (0.40%) Online Banking
10 3 (0.40%) Physics
10 3 (0.40%) Streaming Media
Operating Systems
1 60 (7.92%) Linux
2 49 (6.46%) Android
3 40 (5.28%) Apple iOS
4 31 (4.09%) Windows
5 12 (1.58%) Unix
6 4 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (0.53%) Windows Mobile
7 2 (0.26%) Embedded Linux
7 2 (0.26%) Windows NT
8 1 (0.13%) CentOS
8 1 (0.13%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.13%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (0.13%) Solaris
8 1 (0.13%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.13%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.13%) Windows CE
8 1 (0.13%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.13%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 225 (29.68%) Scrum
2 219 (28.89%) TDD
3 161 (21.24%) BDD
4 97 (12.80%) MVC
5 85 (11.21%) Stakeholder Management
6 82 (10.82%) Continuous Integration
7 77 (10.16%) Project Management
8 76 (10.03%) OO
9 75 (9.89%) E-Commerce
10 66 (8.71%) Open Source
11 59 (7.78%) OOP
12 57 (7.52%) Software Engineering
12 57 (7.52%) Web Development
13 54 (7.12%) Pair Programming
14 49 (6.46%) Kanban
15 46 (6.07%) Microservices
16 45 (5.94%) Front End Development
17 44 (5.80%) DevOps
18 43 (5.67%) SOA
19 41 (5.41%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 258 (34.04%) Java
2 208 (27.44%) JavaScript
3 99 (13.06%) C#
4 89 (11.74%) SQL
5 63 (8.31%) Ruby
6 53 (6.99%) Scala
7 45 (5.94%) PHP
8 43 (5.67%) Python
9 30 (3.96%) Groovy
10 26 (3.43%) Objective-C
11 21 (2.77%) Clojure
12 16 (2.11%) C++
13 11 (1.45%) Apple Swift
13 11 (1.45%) Bash Shell
13 11 (1.45%) VB.NET
14 8 (1.06%) T-SQL
15 7 (0.92%) Perl
16 5 (0.66%) C
16 5 (0.66%) PL/SQL
16 5 (0.66%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 29 (3.83%) Degree
2 20 (2.64%) ISEB
3 17 (2.24%) Security Cleared
4 12 (1.58%) ISTQB
5 11 (1.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (0.66%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 5 (0.66%) SC Cleared
7 4 (0.53%) BPSS Clearance
7 4 (0.53%) CISSP
7 4 (0.53%) PMP
7 4 (0.53%) Sun Certification
8 3 (0.40%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.26%) APMP
9 2 (0.26%) ISEB Practitioner
9 2 (0.26%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.13%) BC Cleared
10 1 (0.13%) HND
10 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (5.54%) QA
2 5 (0.66%) SDET
3 4 (0.53%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (0.40%) SLA
5 2 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.26%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.13%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.13%) FATCA
6 1 (0.13%) Solvency II
System Software
1 20 (2.64%) Virtual Machines
2 19 (2.51%) Docker
3 6 (0.79%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.40%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.13%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 19 (2.51%) Opscode Chef
2 17 (2.24%) Ansible
3 16 (2.11%) Puppet
4 5 (0.66%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (0.40%) Mesos
5 3 (0.40%) Tivoli
6 2 (0.26%) Oracle Identity Management
6 2 (0.26%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 2 (0.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (0.26%) yum
7 1 (0.13%) HP Operations Orchestration
7 1 (0.13%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.13%) Nagios
7 1 (0.13%) Packer
7 1 (0.13%) Terraform
Vendors
1 52 (6.86%) Microsoft
2 51 (6.73%) Oracle
3 30 (3.96%) ESRI
4 20 (2.64%) IBM
5 8 (1.06%) Adobe
5 8 (1.06%) Google
5 8 (1.06%) HP
6 7 (0.92%) Atlassian
6 7 (0.92%) VMware
7 5 (0.66%) hybris
7 5 (0.66%) Salesforce.com
7 5 (0.66%) Siebel
7 5 (0.66%) Twitter
7 5 (0.66%) Xamarin
8 4 (0.53%) Facebook
8 4 (0.53%) Red Hat
8 4 (0.53%) SAP
9 3 (0.40%) OpenTV
9 3 (0.40%) Sitecore
9 3 (0.40%) Unisys
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