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 30 August 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
30 Aug 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 407 277 241
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 22.02% 15.47% 18.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 27.10% 19.55% 23.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 289 184 167
Median daily rate £410 £416 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.50% +18.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £582 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 1
Median hourly rate £37.26 £40.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.84% +33.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £41.25
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.03%
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
1502 1417 1021
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 81.28% 79.12% 78.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 936 858 612
Median daily rate £400 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 28 29
Median hourly rate £14.50 £33.64 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.89% +124.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.70 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £42.00 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £32.54 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-7.80% +26.36%

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 30 August 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 30 August 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 30 August 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 +1 38 £425 +30.76% 13
Salford 0 25 £400 -10.11% 3
Bolton 0 12 £288 -29.87% 19
Bury - 4 £350 - 3
Altrincham +2 1 £370 - 6
Wigan - 1 £500 - 2
Agile Software Development
North West

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 August 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.

1 252 (33.11%) Java
2 217 (28.52%) JavaScript
2 217 (28.52%) Scrum
3 213 (27.99%) TDD
4 163 (21.42%) HTML
5 162 (21.29%) CSS
6 143 (18.79%) BDD
7 111 (14.59%) .NET
8 93 (12.22%) Spring
9 92 (12.09%) C#
10 91 (11.96%) Finance
11 90 (11.83%) Git (software)
12 87 (11.43%) User Experience
12 87 (11.43%) Stakeholder Management
12 87 (11.43%) Web Services
13 85 (11.17%) MVC
14 84 (11.04%) SQL
15 83 (10.91%) HTML5
16 78 (10.25%) OO
17 77 (10.12%) Continuous Integration
18 76 (9.99%) AngularJS
19 74 (9.72%) E-Commerce
20 70 (9.20%) ASP.NET
20 70 (9.20%) Project Management
20 70 (9.20%) Open Source
21 69 (9.07%) XML
21 69 (9.07%) jQuery
22 68 (8.94%) SQL Server
23 67 (8.80%) CSS3
24 64 (8.41%) Jenkins

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 24 (3.15%) Tomcat
2 23 (3.02%) JBoss
3 19 (2.50%) Apache
4 13 (1.71%) CMS
5 12 (1.58%) GeoServer
6 9 (1.18%) WebSphere
7 7 (0.92%) Confluence
8 6 (0.79%) Drupal
8 6 (0.79%) SharePoint
9 5 (0.66%) BizTalk Server
9 5 (0.66%) nginx
10 4 (0.53%) Elasticsearch
10 4 (0.53%) OpenStack
11 3 (0.39%) ArcGIS
11 3 (0.39%) IIS
11 3 (0.39%) Sitecore CMS
11 3 (0.39%) Skype for Business
11 3 (0.39%) Umbraco
12 2 (0.26%) Commerce Server
12 2 (0.26%) SAS
Applications
1 15 (1.97%) MS Excel
2 6 (0.79%) MS Project
3 3 (0.39%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.26%) Adobe After Effects
4 2 (0.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (0.26%) MS Office
4 2 (0.26%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.26%) Pixate
5 1 (0.13%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 5 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.53%) Magento
3 2 (0.26%) OpenText MBPM
3 2 (0.26%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.26%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.13%) nopCommerce
4 1 (0.13%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.13%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.13%) SAP PM
4 1 (0.13%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 30 (3.94%) Amazon AWS
1 30 (3.94%) GitHub
2 10 (1.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.39%) IaaS
3 3 (0.39%) Office 365
4 2 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.26%) Google Analytics
4 2 (0.26%) Google Play
4 2 (0.26%) PaaS
5 1 (0.13%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.13%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 1 (0.13%) SaaS
5 1 (0.13%) TestFlight
5 1 (0.13%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 27 (3.55%) HTTP
2 18 (2.37%) Internet
3 7 (0.92%) DNS
3 7 (0.92%) Network Security
4 6 (0.79%) HTTPS
5 3 (0.39%) AMQP
5 3 (0.39%) Broadband
5 3 (0.39%) Firewall
5 3 (0.39%) LDAP
5 3 (0.39%) SSH
5 3 (0.39%) SSL
5 3 (0.39%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.26%) Skype
7 1 (0.13%) 802.11
7 1 (0.13%) IGMP
7 1 (0.13%) IPv4
7 1 (0.13%) IPv6
7 1 (0.13%) SAN
7 1 (0.13%) UPnP
7 1 (0.13%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (8.94%) SQL Server
2 39 (5.12%) NoSQL
3 28 (3.68%) GIS
4 26 (3.42%) MySQL
4 26 (3.42%) PostgreSQL
5 22 (2.89%) MongoDB
6 18 (2.37%) Spatial Data
7 14 (1.84%) Hadoop
8 12 (1.58%) Apache Cassandra
9 11 (1.45%) Relational Database
10 5 (0.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 5 (0.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 4 (0.53%) Data Mining
11 4 (0.53%) Data Warehouse
11 4 (0.53%) Oracle Database
11 4 (0.53%) QlikView
11 4 (0.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 3 (0.39%) Hazelcast
12 3 (0.39%) Redis
13 2 (0.26%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 90 (11.83%) Git (software)
2 64 (8.41%) Jenkins
3 60 (7.88%) JIRA
4 40 (5.26%) Selenium
5 34 (4.47%) Maven
6 32 (4.20%) JUnit
7 29 (3.81%) Subversion
8 28 (3.68%) Cucumber
9 23 (3.02%) Team Foundation Server
10 21 (2.76%) Mercurial
11 11 (1.45%) Visual Studio
12 10 (1.31%) Mocha
13 9 (1.18%) Gradle
14 7 (0.92%) Grunt
14 7 (0.92%) Jasmine
15 6 (0.79%) NUnit
15 6 (0.79%) WebDriver
15 6 (0.79%) Xcode
16 5 (0.66%) Ant
16 5 (0.66%) JMeter
General
1 91 (11.96%) Finance
2 54 (7.10%) Retail
3 25 (3.29%) Banking
4 23 (3.02%) Telecoms
5 14 (1.84%) Marketing
6 11 (1.45%) Games
6 11 (1.45%) Local Government
7 10 (1.31%) Retail Banking
8 8 (1.05%) Manufacturing
9 5 (0.66%) Financial Institution
9 5 (0.66%) Legal
10 4 (0.53%) Law
11 3 (0.39%) Advertising
12 2 (0.26%) Billing
12 2 (0.26%) Online Betting
13 1 (0.13%) Back Office
13 1 (0.13%) Electronics
13 1 (0.13%) Multimedia
13 1 (0.13%) Music Industry
13 1 (0.13%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 383 (50.33%) Developer
2 148 (19.45%) Java Developer
3 109 (14.32%) Analyst
4 67 (8.80%) Business Analyst
5 57 (7.49%) .NET Developer
6 56 (7.36%) Senior Developer
7 54 (7.10%) Agile Developer
8 49 (6.44%) JavaScript Developer
8 49 (6.44%) Project Manager
9 43 (5.65%) C# Developer
10 40 (5.26%) Senior Java Developer
11 36 (4.73%) Architect
12 35 (4.60%) Agile Java Developer
13 32 (4.20%) C# .NET Developer
13 32 (4.20%) Test Analyst
14 30 (3.94%) Agile Business Analyst
15 28 (3.68%) Android Developer
15 28 (3.68%) Scala Developer
16 27 (3.55%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
17 26 (3.42%) Java Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 163 (21.42%) HTML
2 162 (21.29%) CSS
3 111 (14.59%) .NET
4 93 (12.22%) Spring
5 87 (11.43%) Web Services
6 83 (10.91%) HTML5
7 76 (9.99%) AngularJS
8 70 (9.20%) ASP.NET
9 69 (9.07%) jQuery
9 69 (9.07%) XML
10 67 (8.80%) CSS3
11 57 (7.49%) RESTful
12 55 (7.23%) ASP.NET MVC
12 55 (7.23%) Hibernate
13 53 (6.96%) REST
14 48 (6.31%) Node.js
15 43 (5.65%) JSON
16 37 (4.86%) J2EE
17 36 (4.73%) SOAP
18 27 (3.55%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 87 (11.43%) User Experience
2 53 (6.96%) Analytical Skills
3 42 (5.52%) Mobile App
4 32 (4.20%) Enterprise Software
5 13 (1.71%) Computer Science
6 8 (1.05%) Online Banking
7 7 (0.92%) Digital Media
7 7 (0.92%) Inversion of Control
8 6 (0.79%) Visualisation
9 5 (0.66%) Algorithms
9 5 (0.66%) Cyberthreat
9 5 (0.66%) Management Information System
9 5 (0.66%) Wiki
10 4 (0.53%) EPoS
10 4 (0.53%) Mathematics
10 4 (0.53%) New Media
11 3 (0.39%) Animation
11 3 (0.39%) Data Integration
11 3 (0.39%) Physics
11 3 (0.39%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 58 (7.62%) Linux
2 47 (6.18%) Android
3 38 (4.99%) Apple iOS
4 31 (4.07%) Windows
5 7 (0.92%) Unix
6 4 (0.53%) Windows Mobile
7 3 (0.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.26%) Windows NT
9 1 (0.13%) CentOS
9 1 (0.13%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (0.13%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.13%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.13%) Solaris
9 1 (0.13%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.13%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.13%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.13%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 217 (28.52%) Scrum
2 213 (27.99%) TDD
3 143 (18.79%) BDD
4 87 (11.43%) Stakeholder Management
5 85 (11.17%) MVC
6 78 (10.25%) OO
7 77 (10.12%) Continuous Integration
8 74 (9.72%) E-Commerce
9 70 (9.20%) Open Source
9 70 (9.20%) Project Management
10 62 (8.15%) Software Engineering
11 55 (7.23%) OOP
12 51 (6.70%) Pair Programming
13 50 (6.57%) Front End Development
14 49 (6.44%) Web Development
15 46 (6.04%) Unit Testing
16 43 (5.65%) Kanban
16 43 (5.65%) SDLC
16 43 (5.65%) SOA
17 42 (5.52%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 252 (33.11%) Java
2 217 (28.52%) JavaScript
3 92 (12.09%) C#
4 84 (11.04%) SQL
5 51 (6.70%) Ruby
5 51 (6.70%) Scala
6 40 (5.26%) PHP
7 39 (5.12%) Python
8 27 (3.55%) Groovy
9 24 (3.15%) Objective-C
10 19 (2.50%) Clojure
11 11 (1.45%) C++
11 11 (1.45%) VB.NET
12 10 (1.31%) Apple Swift
12 10 (1.31%) Bash Shell
13 8 (1.05%) PL/SQL
13 8 (1.05%) T-SQL
14 7 (0.92%) Shell Script
15 5 (0.66%) Go
15 5 (0.66%) Perl
Qualifications
1 28 (3.68%) Degree
2 27 (3.55%) Security Cleared
3 23 (3.02%) ISEB
4 11 (1.45%) ISTQB
5 10 (1.31%) DV Cleared
5 10 (1.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 9 (1.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 5 (0.66%) SC Cleared
8 4 (0.53%) BPSS Clearance
8 4 (0.53%) CISSP
8 4 (0.53%) PMP
9 3 (0.39%) APMP
9 3 (0.39%) Sun Certification
10 2 (0.26%) BC Cleared
10 2 (0.26%) ISEB Practitioner
10 2 (0.26%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (0.26%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.13%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.13%) HND
11 1 (0.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (5.26%) QA
2 4 (0.53%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (0.53%) SLA
3 2 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.26%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.13%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.13%) FATCA
4 1 (0.13%) SDET
4 1 (0.13%) Solvency II
System Software
1 20 (2.63%) Virtual Machines
2 18 (2.37%) Docker
3 6 (0.79%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.39%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.13%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.13%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 19 (2.50%) Puppet
2 18 (2.37%) Opscode Chef
3 14 (1.84%) Ansible
4 5 (0.66%) Mesos
5 3 (0.39%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (0.39%) Kubernetes
5 3 (0.39%) Tivoli
5 3 (0.39%) yum
6 2 (0.26%) Oracle Identity Management
6 2 (0.26%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 2 (0.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.13%) HP Operations Orchestration
7 1 (0.13%) Nagios
7 1 (0.13%) Packer
7 1 (0.13%) SCCM
7 1 (0.13%) Terraform
7 1 (0.13%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 55 (7.23%) Microsoft
2 49 (6.44%) Oracle
3 26 (3.42%) ESRI
4 18 (2.37%) IBM
5 12 (1.58%) Atlassian
6 8 (1.05%) Adobe
6 8 (1.05%) HP
7 7 (0.92%) SAP
8 6 (0.79%) VMware
9 5 (0.66%) Google
9 5 (0.66%) hybris
9 5 (0.66%) Siebel
9 5 (0.66%) Twitter
9 5 (0.66%) Xamarin
10 4 (0.53%) Sitecore
11 3 (0.39%) Facebook
11 3 (0.39%) Progress
11 3 (0.39%) Red Hat
11 3 (0.39%) Unisys
12 2 (0.26%) Teradata
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified NEG
Posted: 6 days ago
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TEKsystems
Rate: £325 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
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Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
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Sanderson
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
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Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: £375.00 - £525.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
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Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
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BJSS Ltd
Rate: Excellent Day Rate
Posted: 10 days ago