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 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Agile Software Development
North West / Manchester
Rank 2 2 5
Rank change year-on-year
0 +3
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 297 393 237
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 22.15% 22.18% 16.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 26.85% 26.15% 20.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 196 257 175
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £297 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £45.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-7.77% +25.00%

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
1106 1503 1145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 82.48% 84.82% 79.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 688 879 690
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 41 29
Median hourly rate £22.90 £29.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.37% +68.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.70 £15.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.20 £40.00 £24.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +45.45%

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 21 February 2017.

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 21 February 2017.

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 21 February 2017. 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 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
Salford 0 35 £450 +6.50% 7
Bolton -1 9 £450 +38.46% 4
Stockport -4 4 £315 -25.88% 19
Altrincham -1 2 £375 +1.35% 11
Bury - 2 £431 - 1
Oldham +2 1 £400 +17.21% 4
Wigan -3 1 £338 +6.29%
Agile Software Development
North West

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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.

1 223 (35.12%) Scrum
2 193 (30.39%) Java
3 176 (27.72%) JavaScript
4 169 (26.61%) TDD
5 152 (23.94%) BDD
6 123 (19.37%) HTML
7 104 (16.38%) SQL
7 104 (16.38%) .NET
8 94 (14.80%) C#
9 91 (14.33%) Git (software)
10 87 (13.70%) DevOps
11 86 (13.54%) CSS
11 86 (13.54%) Linux
12 83 (13.07%) AngularJS
13 81 (12.76%) MVC
14 79 (12.44%) Web Services
15 75 (11.81%) SQL Server
15 75 (11.81%) Finance
16 69 (10.87%) Continuous Integration
16 69 (10.87%) Amazon AWS
17 65 (10.24%) Python
18 63 (9.92%) Project Management
18 63 (9.92%) Software Engineering
19 61 (9.61%) REST
20 60 (9.45%) Jenkins
20 60 (9.45%) ASP.NET
21 59 (9.29%) JIRA
22 57 (8.98%) NoSQL
23 55 (8.66%) SDLC
23 55 (8.66%) 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 34 (5.35%) CMS
2 23 (3.62%) Umbraco
3 16 (2.52%) SharePoint
3 16 (2.52%) Tomcat
4 15 (2.36%) GeoServer
5 11 (1.73%) Confluence
6 9 (1.42%) OpenStack
7 7 (1.10%) WebSphere
8 6 (0.94%) nginx
8 6 (0.94%) Sitecore CMS
8 6 (0.94%) WebLogic
9 5 (0.79%) Apache
9 5 (0.79%) EPiServer
10 4 (0.63%) Apache Spark
10 4 (0.63%) Elasticsearch
10 4 (0.63%) Kentico
11 3 (0.47%) BizTalk Server
11 3 (0.47%) Drupal
11 3 (0.47%) JBoss
12 2 (0.31%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 8 (1.26%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.63%) MS Office
2 4 (0.63%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.31%) InVision
3 2 (0.31%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.31%) MS Project
3 2 (0.31%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.31%) SPSS
4 1 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 6 (0.94%) Magento
1 6 (0.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.16%) OpenText MBPM
3 1 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 69 (10.87%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (4.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (1.57%) Amazon S3
3 10 (1.57%) AWS CloudFormation
4 9 (1.42%) Amazon EC2
5 8 (1.26%) GitHub
6 5 (0.79%) Heroku
7 4 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (0.63%) Force.com
7 4 (0.63%) Office 365
7 4 (0.63%) PaaS
7 4 (0.63%) Slack
8 3 (0.47%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 3 (0.47%) Amazon ELB
8 3 (0.47%) CloudFront
8 3 (0.47%) Google Analytics
8 3 (0.47%) Google Cloud Platform
8 3 (0.47%) IaaS
9 2 (0.31%) Amazon EMR
9 2 (0.31%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 23 (3.62%) HTTP
2 13 (2.05%) TCP/IP
3 11 (1.73%) LDAP
3 11 (1.73%) SSL
4 10 (1.57%) HTTPS
5 6 (0.94%) Internet
6 4 (0.63%) Firewall
7 3 (0.47%) Bluetooth
7 3 (0.47%) NFC
7 3 (0.47%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (0.31%) AMQP
8 2 (0.31%) DHCP
8 2 (0.31%) DNS
8 2 (0.31%) Network Security
9 1 (0.16%) Broadband
9 1 (0.16%) DLNA
9 1 (0.16%) LAN
9 1 (0.16%) PPP
9 1 (0.16%) Value-Added Service
9 1 (0.16%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (11.81%) SQL Server
2 57 (8.98%) NoSQL
3 26 (4.09%) Relational Database
4 24 (3.78%) MySQL
5 23 (3.62%) MongoDB
6 21 (3.31%) PostgreSQL
7 17 (2.68%) SQL Server 2008
8 14 (2.20%) SQL Server 2014
9 12 (1.89%) Big Data
9 12 (1.89%) GIS
10 11 (1.73%) Hadoop
11 10 (1.57%) Apache Cassandra
12 8 (1.26%) Redis
13 7 (1.10%) Spatial Data
14 5 (0.79%) Data Warehouse
15 4 (0.63%) Oracle Database
16 3 (0.47%) Amazon RDS
16 3 (0.47%) Couchbase
16 3 (0.47%) HDInsight
16 3 (0.47%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 91 (14.33%) Git (software)
2 60 (9.45%) Jenkins
3 59 (9.29%) JIRA
4 54 (8.50%) Cucumber
5 48 (7.56%) Selenium
6 31 (4.88%) Team Foundation Server
7 28 (4.41%) JUnit
8 27 (4.25%) Maven
9 26 (4.09%) Subversion
10 19 (2.99%) Gradle
11 18 (2.83%) WebDriver
12 14 (2.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 14 (2.20%) JBehave
13 10 (1.57%) Eclipse
13 10 (1.57%) GoCD
13 10 (1.57%) Jasmine
14 8 (1.26%) SoapUI
14 8 (1.26%) Travis CI
14 8 (1.26%) Vagrant
15 7 (1.10%) Mercurial
General
1 75 (11.81%) Finance
2 29 (4.57%) Games
3 25 (3.94%) Retail
3 25 (3.94%) Telecoms
4 20 (3.15%) Banking
5 13 (2.05%) Marketing
6 9 (1.42%) Manufacturing
7 6 (0.94%) Electronics
8 5 (0.79%) Automotive
9 4 (0.63%) Advertising
9 4 (0.63%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.47%) Legal
11 2 (0.31%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.31%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.31%) Law
12 1 (0.16%) Local Government
12 1 (0.16%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.16%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 304 (47.87%) Developer
2 75 (11.81%) Java Developer
3 65 (10.24%) Analyst
4 48 (7.56%) Senior Developer
5 40 (6.30%) .NET Developer
6 37 (5.83%) Business Analyst
6 37 (5.83%) DevOps Engineer
6 37 (5.83%) Project Manager
7 33 (5.20%) Agile Developer
7 33 (5.20%) JavaScript Developer
8 30 (4.72%) Architect
8 30 (4.72%) C# Developer
9 25 (3.94%) Tester
10 23 (3.62%) C# .NET Developer
11 21 (3.31%) Android Developer
11 21 (3.31%) Software Engineer
12 19 (2.99%) Agile Java Developer
12 19 (2.99%) Consultant
13 18 (2.83%) Automation Tester
13 18 (2.83%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 123 (19.37%) HTML
2 104 (16.38%) .NET
3 86 (13.54%) CSS
4 83 (13.07%) AngularJS
5 79 (12.44%) Web Services
6 61 (9.61%) REST
7 60 (9.45%) ASP.NET
8 54 (8.50%) XML
9 49 (7.72%) Node.js
10 48 (7.56%) HTML5
10 48 (7.56%) jQuery
11 45 (7.09%) RESTful
12 39 (6.14%) Spring
13 37 (5.83%) JSON
14 35 (5.51%) ASP.NET MVC
15 31 (4.88%) .NET Framework
16 27 (4.25%) ASP.NET Web API
17 26 (4.09%) Entity Framework
18 25 (3.94%) React
18 25 (3.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 47 (7.40%) User Experience
2 40 (6.30%) Analytical Skills
3 36 (5.67%) Mobile App
4 13 (2.05%) Management Information System
5 10 (1.57%) Web 2.0
6 9 (1.42%) Data Structures
7 8 (1.26%) Data Centre
8 7 (1.10%) Mobile Games
9 5 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (0.79%) Linux Command Line
9 5 (0.79%) PMI
10 4 (0.63%) 3D Graphics
10 4 (0.63%) Algorithms
10 4 (0.63%) New Media
11 3 (0.47%) Clustering
11 3 (0.47%) Computer Science
11 3 (0.47%) Interactive TV
11 3 (0.47%) MHEG
11 3 (0.47%) Wiki
12 2 (0.31%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 86 (13.54%) Linux
2 48 (7.56%) Android
3 36 (5.67%) Apple iOS
4 28 (4.41%) Unix
5 27 (4.25%) Windows
6 22 (3.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 12 (1.89%) CentOS
8 9 (1.42%) Fedora
9 6 (0.94%) Windows Server
10 4 (0.63%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.31%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.31%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.16%) AIX
12 1 (0.16%) Embedded Linux
12 1 (0.16%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.16%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.16%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.16%) Windows Embedded Compact
12 1 (0.16%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 223 (35.12%) Scrum
2 169 (26.61%) TDD
3 152 (23.94%) BDD
4 87 (13.70%) DevOps
5 81 (12.76%) MVC
6 69 (10.87%) Continuous Integration
7 63 (9.92%) Project Management
7 63 (9.92%) Software Engineering
8 55 (8.66%) SDLC
9 52 (8.19%) Stakeholder Management
10 50 (7.87%) E-Commerce
11 48 (7.56%) PRINCE2
12 47 (7.40%) ITIL
13 44 (6.93%) OO
14 40 (6.30%) Kanban
15 38 (5.98%) Web Development
16 36 (5.67%) User Stories
17 34 (5.35%) Configuration Management
18 32 (5.04%) Continuous Delivery
18 32 (5.04%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 193 (30.39%) Java
2 176 (27.72%) JavaScript
3 104 (16.38%) SQL
4 94 (14.80%) C#
5 65 (10.24%) Python
6 55 (8.66%) Ruby
7 35 (5.51%) Scala
8 26 (4.09%) PHP
9 19 (2.99%) Bash Shell
10 16 (2.52%) PowerShell
11 15 (2.36%) Groovy
12 13 (2.05%) Objective-C
13 11 (1.73%) ES6
14 10 (1.57%) Clojure
15 9 (1.42%) C++
15 9 (1.42%) Shell Script
16 6 (0.94%) Apple Swift
16 6 (0.94%) Perl
17 5 (0.79%) F#
17 5 (0.79%) Go
Qualifications
1 33 (5.20%) Degree
2 24 (3.78%) Security Cleared
3 20 (3.15%) SC Cleared
4 13 (2.05%) ISEB
5 8 (1.26%) PMI Certification
6 6 (0.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 5 (0.79%) PMP
8 4 (0.63%) ISTQB
9 3 (0.47%) BPSS Clearance
9 3 (0.47%) DV Cleared
9 3 (0.47%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 2 (0.31%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.31%) Sun Certification
11 1 (0.16%) APMG
11 1 (0.16%) CISSP
11 1 (0.16%) MCITP
11 1 (0.16%) MCSA
11 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (0.16%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (8.35%) QA
2 7 (1.10%) SDET
3 2 (0.31%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.31%) GDPR
3 2 (0.31%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.16%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.16%) PMBOK
System Software
1 37 (5.83%) Docker
2 6 (0.94%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 4 (0.63%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.63%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (0.47%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.16%) OpenSSH
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.16%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.16%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 44 (6.93%) Opscode Chef
1 44 (6.93%) Puppet
2 43 (6.77%) Ansible
3 11 (1.73%) Kibana
4 9 (1.42%) Graphite
4 9 (1.42%) Nagios
5 8 (1.26%) Ganglia
5 8 (1.26%) Riemann
6 6 (0.94%) Mesos
6 6 (0.94%) Terraform
7 4 (0.63%) Packer
8 3 (0.47%) HP Quality Center
8 3 (0.47%) Kubernetes
9 2 (0.31%) yum
10 1 (0.16%) Data Guard
10 1 (0.16%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
10 1 (0.16%) logstash
10 1 (0.16%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 1 (0.16%) Oracle RMAN
10 1 (0.16%) Wonderware InTouch
Vendors
1 39 (6.14%) ServiceNow
2 28 (4.41%) Oracle
3 27 (4.25%) Microsoft
4 22 (3.46%) Red Hat
5 16 (2.52%) ESRI
6 11 (1.73%) Google
6 11 (1.73%) Snow
6 11 (1.73%) Twitter
7 9 (1.42%) VMware
8 6 (0.94%) SAP
8 6 (0.94%) Sitecore
9 5 (0.79%) Salesforce.com
10 4 (0.63%) Adobe
10 4 (0.63%) IBM
11 3 (0.47%) Apple
11 3 (0.47%) Atlassian
11 3 (0.47%) Guidewire
11 3 (0.47%) OpenTV
11 3 (0.47%) Sybase
11 3 (0.47%) Xamarin
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Reed Technology
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £280 - £320 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £400 - £500 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £275 to £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Posted: 5 days ago