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 22 January 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Agile Software Development
North West / Manchester
Rank 2 3 6
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +3
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 303 358 207
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 22.53% 18.81% 14.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 27.17% 22.73% 18.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 199 227 154
Median daily rate £405 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £280 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 1
Median hourly rate £43.00 £40.00 £28.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% +42.22%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £45.00 £37.25
% change year-on-year
-8.88% +20.80%

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
1115 1575 1090
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 82.90% 82.76% 76.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 693 912 671
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £393
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 36 31
Median hourly rate £35.00 £29.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.64% +68.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £40.00 £28.13
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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 22 January 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 22 January 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 22 January 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 37 £450 +12.50% 1
Bolton +4 11 £388 +19.23% 12
Stockport -1 5 £320 -13.51% 18
Wigan - 3 £319 -
Bury - 2 £431 - 4
Altrincham - 1 £375 - 8
Agile Software Development
North West

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 January 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.

1 240 (36.04%) Scrum
2 220 (33.03%) Java
3 195 (29.28%) TDD
4 186 (27.93%) JavaScript
5 171 (25.68%) BDD
6 138 (20.72%) HTML
7 106 (15.92%) SQL
8 102 (15.32%) CSS
9 99 (14.86%) Git (software)
10 96 (14.41%) .NET
11 89 (13.36%) C#
12 83 (12.46%) Continuous Integration
13 82 (12.31%) Linux
14 79 (11.86%) Web Services
14 79 (11.86%) AngularJS
15 78 (11.71%) Software Engineering
16 77 (11.56%) DevOps
17 75 (11.26%) MVC
18 70 (10.51%) Jenkins
18 70 (10.51%) Amazon AWS
19 68 (10.21%) Finance
19 68 (10.21%) XML
20 66 (9.91%) REST
21 63 (9.46%) Project Management
21 63 (9.46%) OO
21 63 (9.46%) Python
21 63 (9.46%) SQL Server
22 60 (9.01%) Ruby
23 59 (8.86%) User Experience
24 58 (8.71%) Cucumber

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 (4.05%) CMS
2 21 (3.15%) Tomcat
3 19 (2.85%) Umbraco
4 15 (2.25%) GeoServer
5 13 (1.95%) SharePoint
6 11 (1.65%) Confluence
7 8 (1.20%) nginx
7 8 (1.20%) WebSphere
8 7 (1.05%) OpenStack
9 6 (0.90%) Apache
9 6 (0.90%) JBoss
9 6 (0.90%) Sitecore CMS
9 6 (0.90%) WebLogic
10 4 (0.60%) Apache Spark
10 4 (0.60%) BizTalk Server
10 4 (0.60%) Jetty
10 4 (0.60%) Kentico
11 3 (0.45%) Drupal
12 2 (0.30%) Commerce Server
12 2 (0.30%) GlassFish
Applications
1 8 (1.20%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.60%) MS Office
2 4 (0.60%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.30%) InVision
3 2 (0.30%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.30%) MS Project
4 1 (0.15%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.15%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 6 (0.90%) Magento
1 6 (0.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.45%) OpenText MBPM
4 2 (0.30%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 70 (10.51%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (3.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (1.80%) GitHub
4 10 (1.50%) Amazon S3
5 9 (1.35%) Amazon EC2
5 9 (1.35%) AWS CloudFormation
6 6 (0.90%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (0.75%) Heroku
8 4 (0.60%) Force.com
8 4 (0.60%) Slack
9 3 (0.45%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 3 (0.45%) Amazon ELB
9 3 (0.45%) CloudFront
9 3 (0.45%) Google Analytics
9 3 (0.45%) Google Cloud Platform
9 3 (0.45%) IaaS
9 3 (0.45%) Office 365
9 3 (0.45%) PaaS
10 2 (0.30%) Amazon EMR
10 2 (0.30%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 29 (4.35%) HTTP
2 13 (1.95%) Internet
3 11 (1.65%) TCP/IP
4 10 (1.50%) LDAP
5 8 (1.20%) HTTPS
5 8 (1.20%) SSL
6 4 (0.60%) AMQP
6 4 (0.60%) Broadband
7 3 (0.45%) Firewall
8 2 (0.30%) Bluetooth
8 2 (0.30%) DHCP
8 2 (0.30%) DNS
8 2 (0.30%) NFC
8 2 (0.30%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.15%) 802.11
9 1 (0.15%) DVB
9 1 (0.15%) IPv4
9 1 (0.15%) IPv6
9 1 (0.15%) Network Security
9 1 (0.15%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (9.46%) SQL Server
2 58 (8.71%) NoSQL
3 28 (4.20%) MongoDB
3 28 (4.20%) Relational Database
4 26 (3.90%) MySQL
5 19 (2.85%) PostgreSQL
6 14 (2.10%) Apache Cassandra
6 14 (2.10%) SQL Server 2008
7 12 (1.80%) GIS
8 11 (1.65%) SQL Server 2014
9 8 (1.20%) Hadoop
10 7 (1.05%) Spatial Data
11 6 (0.90%) Big Data
11 6 (0.90%) Redis
12 4 (0.60%) Oracle Database
13 3 (0.45%) Amazon RDS
13 3 (0.45%) Couchbase
13 3 (0.45%) HDInsight
13 3 (0.45%) Spark SQL
13 3 (0.45%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 99 (14.86%) Git (software)
2 70 (10.51%) Jenkins
3 58 (8.71%) Cucumber
3 58 (8.71%) JIRA
4 49 (7.36%) Selenium
5 41 (6.16%) JUnit
6 33 (4.95%) Maven
7 29 (4.35%) Subversion
8 27 (4.05%) Team Foundation Server
9 20 (3.00%) Gradle
9 20 (3.00%) WebDriver
10 14 (2.10%) JBehave
11 10 (1.50%) Eclipse
11 10 (1.50%) Mercurial
11 10 (1.50%) SoapUI
12 9 (1.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 9 (1.35%) GoCD
12 9 (1.35%) Jasmine
13 7 (1.05%) gulp
13 7 (1.05%) Travis CI
General
1 68 (10.21%) Finance
2 33 (4.95%) Retail
3 30 (4.50%) Games
4 27 (4.05%) Telecoms
5 17 (2.55%) Banking
6 14 (2.10%) Marketing
7 12 (1.80%) Manufacturing
8 6 (0.90%) Electronics
9 5 (0.75%) Advertising
9 5 (0.75%) Automotive
10 3 (0.45%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.45%) Legal
11 2 (0.30%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.30%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.15%) Law
12 1 (0.15%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.15%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 324 (48.65%) Developer
2 99 (14.86%) Java Developer
3 67 (10.06%) Analyst
4 61 (9.16%) Senior Developer
5 44 (6.61%) Business Analyst
6 43 (6.46%) .NET Developer
6 43 (6.46%) Agile Developer
7 41 (6.16%) Project Manager
8 38 (5.71%) JavaScript Developer
9 35 (5.26%) DevOps Engineer
10 32 (4.80%) C# Developer
11 31 (4.65%) Senior Java Developer
12 29 (4.35%) Agile Java Developer
12 29 (4.35%) Android Developer
12 29 (4.35%) Architect
13 25 (3.75%) C# .NET Developer
13 25 (3.75%) Software Engineer
13 25 (3.75%) Tester
14 21 (3.15%) Scala Developer
15 20 (3.00%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 138 (20.72%) HTML
2 102 (15.32%) CSS
3 96 (14.41%) .NET
4 79 (11.86%) AngularJS
4 79 (11.86%) Web Services
5 68 (10.21%) XML
6 66 (9.91%) REST
7 58 (8.71%) ASP.NET
8 52 (7.81%) RESTful
9 51 (7.66%) HTML5
9 51 (7.66%) Spring
10 50 (7.51%) JSON
10 50 (7.51%) Node.js
11 47 (7.06%) jQuery
12 34 (5.11%) ASP.NET MVC
13 32 (4.80%) Hibernate
14 26 (3.90%) .NET Framework
15 24 (3.60%) ASP.NET Web API
15 24 (3.60%) Entity Framework
15 24 (3.60%) React
Miscellaneous
1 59 (8.86%) User Experience
2 49 (7.36%) Analytical Skills
3 40 (6.01%) Mobile App
4 9 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
4 9 (1.35%) Web 2.0
5 8 (1.20%) Ergonomics
6 7 (1.05%) Algorithms
6 7 (1.05%) Inversion of Control
6 7 (1.05%) Mobile Games
6 7 (1.05%) New Media
7 6 (0.90%) Computer Science
8 5 (0.75%) Data Centre
8 5 (0.75%) Management Information System
9 4 (0.60%) 3D Graphics
9 4 (0.60%) Data Structures
9 4 (0.60%) Fintech
9 4 (0.60%) PMI
10 3 (0.45%) Mathematics
10 3 (0.45%) MHEG
10 3 (0.45%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 82 (12.31%) Linux
2 56 (8.41%) Android
3 44 (6.61%) Apple iOS
4 30 (4.50%) Windows
5 22 (3.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 22 (3.30%) Unix
6 11 (1.65%) CentOS
7 8 (1.20%) Fedora
8 6 (0.90%) Windows Server
9 4 (0.60%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.30%) Oracle Linux
10 2 (0.30%) Windows Phone
10 2 (0.30%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.15%) AIX
11 1 (0.15%) Embedded Linux
11 1 (0.15%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.15%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.15%) Windows CE
11 1 (0.15%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 240 (36.04%) Scrum
2 195 (29.28%) TDD
3 171 (25.68%) BDD
4 83 (12.46%) Continuous Integration
5 78 (11.71%) Software Engineering
6 77 (11.56%) DevOps
7 75 (11.26%) MVC
8 63 (9.46%) OO
8 63 (9.46%) Project Management
9 57 (8.56%) E-Commerce
10 56 (8.41%) Stakeholder Management
11 51 (7.66%) Kanban
12 49 (7.36%) SDLC
13 45 (6.76%) Web Development
14 42 (6.31%) PRINCE2
15 41 (6.16%) User Stories
16 39 (5.86%) ITIL
17 37 (5.56%) OOP
18 34 (5.11%) Android Development
18 34 (5.11%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 220 (33.03%) Java
2 186 (27.93%) JavaScript
3 106 (15.92%) SQL
4 89 (13.36%) C#
5 63 (9.46%) Python
6 60 (9.01%) Ruby
7 42 (6.31%) Scala
8 29 (4.35%) PHP
9 22 (3.30%) Objective-C
10 19 (2.85%) Groovy
11 18 (2.70%) Bash Shell
12 14 (2.10%) C++
12 14 (2.10%) PowerShell
13 13 (1.95%) Clojure
14 11 (1.65%) ES6
15 10 (1.50%) Apple Swift
16 7 (1.05%) VB.NET
17 5 (0.75%) F#
17 5 (0.75%) Perl
17 5 (0.75%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 36 (5.41%) Degree
2 23 (3.45%) Security Cleared
3 19 (2.85%) SC Cleared
4 15 (2.25%) ISEB
5 9 (1.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 8 (1.20%) PMI Certification
7 6 (0.90%) ISTQB
7 6 (0.90%) PMP
8 4 (0.60%) CISSP
9 3 (0.45%) BPSS Clearance
10 2 (0.30%) DV Cleared
10 2 (0.30%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 2 (0.30%) Sun Certification
11 1 (0.15%) APMG
11 1 (0.15%) MCITP
11 1 (0.15%) MCSA
11 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.15%) PgMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (7.36%) QA
2 6 (0.90%) SDET
3 2 (0.30%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.30%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.15%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.15%) PMBOK
4 1 (0.15%) Solvency II
System Software
1 29 (4.35%) Docker
2 9 (1.35%) Virtual Machines
3 5 (0.75%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.45%) Active Directory
4 3 (0.45%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.15%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.15%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.15%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 37 (5.56%) Ansible
2 36 (5.41%) Opscode Chef
3 35 (5.26%) Puppet
4 7 (1.05%) Ganglia
4 7 (1.05%) Graphite
4 7 (1.05%) Kibana
4 7 (1.05%) Nagios
4 7 (1.05%) Riemann
5 5 (0.75%) HP Quality Center
6 4 (0.60%) Packer
6 4 (0.60%) Terraform
7 3 (0.45%) Mesos
8 2 (0.30%) Kubernetes
9 1 (0.15%) Data Guard
9 1 (0.15%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
9 1 (0.15%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 1 (0.15%) Oracle RMAN
9 1 (0.15%) Wonderware InTouch
9 1 (0.15%) yum
Vendors
1 36 (5.41%) ServiceNow
2 30 (4.50%) Microsoft
2 30 (4.50%) Oracle
3 22 (3.30%) Red Hat
4 16 (2.40%) ESRI
5 13 (1.95%) Twitter
6 12 (1.80%) Google
7 8 (1.20%) Adobe
7 8 (1.20%) SAP
7 8 (1.20%) VMware
8 6 (0.90%) Atlassian
8 6 (0.90%) Sitecore
9 5 (0.75%) IBM
9 5 (0.75%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (0.45%) Apple
10 3 (0.45%) EPiServer
10 3 (0.45%) HP
10 3 (0.45%) New Relic
10 3 (0.45%) OpenTV
10 3 (0.45%) SaltStack
Greater Manchester
Oscar
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £320 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: 350-400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: £400.00 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester
Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + Negtiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Stockport Metropolitan Borough Council
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
People Source Consulting
Rate: £450 - £550 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Manchester
CPS Group Limited
Posted: 19 days ago