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 July 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 Jul 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 389 218 216
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 21.04% 13.52% 17.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 26.09% 17.62% 23.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 281 153 153
Median daily rate £425 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £315 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £597 £496
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 1
Median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +33.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+8.75% +11.11%
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
1491 1237 917
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 80.64% 76.69% 74.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 910 758 521
Median daily rate £408 £377 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.09% +7.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 29 28
Median hourly rate £15.00 £21.00 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +15.09%

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 July 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 July 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 July 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 44 £419 +28.84% 19
Salford -1 17 £400 - 4
Bolton -1 11 £288 -13.20% 17
Bury - 4 £350 - 4
Wigan - 1 £500 -
Agile Software Development
North West

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 271 (34.17%) Java
2 237 (29.89%) JavaScript
3 222 (27.99%) TDD
4 212 (26.73%) Scrum
5 158 (19.92%) CSS
6 154 (19.42%) HTML
7 131 (16.52%) BDD
8 107 (13.49%) Finance
9 106 (13.37%) .NET
10 103 (12.99%) Spring
11 101 (12.74%) Web Services
12 91 (11.48%) C#
13 90 (11.35%) SQL
14 89 (11.22%) MVC
15 88 (11.10%) User Experience
16 86 (10.84%) HTML5
17 83 (10.47%) Continuous Integration
18 81 (10.21%) Stakeholder Management
19 79 (9.96%) Git (software)
19 79 (9.96%) AngularJS
20 76 (9.58%) XML
21 71 (8.95%) CSS3
22 69 (8.70%) Project Management
23 68 (8.58%) jQuery
23 68 (8.58%) Open Source
24 67 (8.45%) JIRA
24 67 (8.45%) OO
24 67 (8.45%) SQL Server
25 66 (8.32%) E-Commerce
26 64 (8.07%) Linux

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 23 (2.90%) JBoss
1 23 (2.90%) Tomcat
2 20 (2.52%) Apache
3 14 (1.77%) CMS
4 12 (1.51%) GeoServer
5 10 (1.26%) WebSphere
6 8 (1.01%) Confluence
7 6 (0.76%) Drupal
7 6 (0.76%) SharePoint
8 5 (0.63%) OpenStack
9 4 (0.50%) BizTalk Server
9 4 (0.50%) Elasticsearch
9 4 (0.50%) Skype for Business
10 3 (0.38%) ArcGIS
10 3 (0.38%) IIS
10 3 (0.38%) Sitecore CMS
10 3 (0.38%) Umbraco
11 2 (0.25%) Commerce Server
11 2 (0.25%) Mule
11 2 (0.25%) nginx
Applications
1 18 (2.27%) MS Excel
2 9 (1.13%) MS Project
3 4 (0.50%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.25%) Adobe After Effects
4 2 (0.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (0.25%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.25%) Pixate
5 1 (0.13%) Mingle
5 1 (0.13%) MS Office
5 1 (0.13%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 6 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
1 6 (0.76%) Magento
2 3 (0.38%) Payment Gateway
3 2 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.25%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.25%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (0.25%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (0.25%) SAP SD
4 1 (0.13%) nopCommerce
4 1 (0.13%) OpenText MBPM
4 1 (0.13%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.13%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 30 (3.78%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (3.03%) GitHub
3 16 (2.02%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (0.63%) Amazon S3
5 4 (0.50%) IaaS
6 3 (0.38%) PaaS
7 2 (0.25%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 2 (0.25%) Google Analytics
7 2 (0.25%) Google Play
7 2 (0.25%) Office 365
7 2 (0.25%) SaaS
8 1 (0.13%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.13%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.13%) TestFlight
8 1 (0.13%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 26 (3.28%) HTTP
2 13 (1.64%) Internet
3 7 (0.88%) DNS
3 7 (0.88%) Network Security
4 5 (0.63%) HTTPS
5 3 (0.38%) Firewall
5 3 (0.38%) LDAP
5 3 (0.38%) Skype
5 3 (0.38%) SSH
5 3 (0.38%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.25%) Intranet
6 2 (0.25%) SSL
7 1 (0.13%) 802.11
7 1 (0.13%) DHCP
7 1 (0.13%) IPv4
7 1 (0.13%) IPv6
7 1 (0.13%) LAN
7 1 (0.13%) PPP
7 1 (0.13%) SAN
7 1 (0.13%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (8.45%) SQL Server
2 36 (4.54%) NoSQL
3 30 (3.78%) MySQL
4 27 (3.40%) GIS
5 25 (3.15%) PostgreSQL
6 20 (2.52%) MongoDB
7 19 (2.40%) Spatial Data
8 13 (1.64%) Hadoop
9 11 (1.39%) Relational Database
10 9 (1.13%) Apache Cassandra
11 6 (0.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 6 (0.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 5 (0.63%) Oracle Database
12 5 (0.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 4 (0.50%) Data Mining
13 4 (0.50%) Hazelcast
13 4 (0.50%) QlikView
13 4 (0.50%) Redis
14 3 (0.38%) Data Warehouse
14 3 (0.38%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 79 (9.96%) Git (software)
2 67 (8.45%) JIRA
3 58 (7.31%) Jenkins
4 50 (6.31%) Selenium
5 28 (3.53%) Maven
6 27 (3.40%) Cucumber
7 26 (3.28%) JUnit
8 25 (3.15%) Subversion
9 19 (2.40%) Mercurial
9 19 (2.40%) Team Foundation Server
10 15 (1.89%) WebDriver
11 13 (1.64%) Ant
12 12 (1.51%) Visual Studio
13 11 (1.39%) Gradle
14 10 (1.26%) Mocha
15 8 (1.01%) HP UFT
15 8 (1.01%) Hudson
16 7 (0.88%) Grunt
16 7 (0.88%) Jasmine
17 6 (0.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 107 (13.49%) Finance
2 57 (7.19%) Retail
3 43 (5.42%) Banking
4 17 (2.14%) Telecoms
5 14 (1.77%) Retail Banking
6 13 (1.64%) Marketing
7 12 (1.51%) Games
8 11 (1.39%) Local Government
9 8 (1.01%) Financial Institution
10 4 (0.50%) Law
10 4 (0.50%) Legal
10 4 (0.50%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.38%) Advertising
11 3 (0.38%) Billing
12 2 (0.25%) Online Betting
13 1 (0.13%) Corporate Banking
13 1 (0.13%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.13%) Multimedia
13 1 (0.13%) Music Industry
13 1 (0.13%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 392 (49.43%) Developer
2 154 (19.42%) Java Developer
3 108 (13.62%) Analyst
4 68 (8.58%) Business Analyst
5 58 (7.31%) JavaScript Developer
6 57 (7.19%) Agile Developer
7 54 (6.81%) Senior Developer
8 50 (6.31%) .NET Developer
9 48 (6.05%) Project Manager
10 39 (4.92%) Senior Java Developer
11 38 (4.79%) C# Developer
12 35 (4.41%) Architect
13 34 (4.29%) Agile Java Developer
14 32 (4.04%) Test Analyst
15 29 (3.66%) Node.js Developer
16 27 (3.40%) C# .NET Developer
16 27 (3.40%) Scala Developer
17 26 (3.28%) Agile Business Analyst
18 24 (3.03%) Consultant
18 24 (3.03%) HTML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 158 (19.92%) CSS
2 154 (19.42%) HTML
3 106 (13.37%) .NET
4 103 (12.99%) Spring
5 101 (12.74%) Web Services
6 86 (10.84%) HTML5
7 79 (9.96%) AngularJS
8 76 (9.58%) XML
9 71 (8.95%) CSS3
10 68 (8.58%) jQuery
11 61 (7.69%) ASP.NET
12 60 (7.57%) REST
13 56 (7.06%) RESTful
14 50 (6.31%) Hibernate
15 49 (6.18%) ASP.NET MVC
16 47 (5.93%) J2EE
17 45 (5.67%) Node.js
18 39 (4.92%) JSON
19 35 (4.41%) SOAP
20 32 (4.04%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 88 (11.10%) User Experience
2 44 (5.55%) Analytical Skills
3 32 (4.04%) Mobile App
4 31 (3.91%) Enterprise Software
5 15 (1.89%) Computer Science
6 12 (1.51%) Public Cloud
7 10 (1.26%) Online Banking
8 6 (0.76%) Algorithms
8 6 (0.76%) Digital Media
8 6 (0.76%) Inversion of Control
8 6 (0.76%) Visualisation
9 5 (0.63%) Cyberthreat
9 5 (0.63%) Data Integration
9 5 (0.63%) iPad
9 5 (0.63%) Management Information System
9 5 (0.63%) MHEG
9 5 (0.63%) Psychology
10 4 (0.50%) Wiki
11 3 (0.38%) Animation
11 3 (0.38%) Interactive TV
Operating Systems
1 64 (8.07%) Linux
2 36 (4.54%) Android
3 25 (3.15%) Apple iOS
4 24 (3.03%) Windows
5 12 (1.51%) Unix
6 4 (0.50%) Windows Mobile
7 2 (0.25%) Windows NT
8 1 (0.13%) CentOS
8 1 (0.13%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.13%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.13%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (0.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.13%) Solaris
8 1 (0.13%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.13%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 222 (27.99%) TDD
2 212 (26.73%) Scrum
3 131 (16.52%) BDD
4 89 (11.22%) MVC
5 83 (10.47%) Continuous Integration
6 81 (10.21%) Stakeholder Management
7 69 (8.70%) Project Management
8 68 (8.58%) Open Source
9 67 (8.45%) OO
10 66 (8.32%) E-Commerce
11 59 (7.44%) SDLC
12 58 (7.31%) Software Engineering
13 54 (6.81%) Web Development
14 53 (6.68%) Waterfall
15 52 (6.56%) Pair Programming
16 51 (6.43%) OOP
17 50 (6.31%) Kanban
18 47 (5.93%) Front End Development
19 45 (5.67%) DevOps
19 45 (5.67%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 271 (34.17%) Java
2 237 (29.89%) JavaScript
3 91 (11.48%) C#
4 90 (11.35%) SQL
5 52 (6.56%) Ruby
6 48 (6.05%) Scala
7 43 (5.42%) PHP
7 43 (5.42%) Python
8 25 (3.15%) Groovy
9 17 (2.14%) Clojure
10 16 (2.02%) PL/SQL
11 14 (1.77%) Objective-C
12 12 (1.51%) C++
13 10 (1.26%) Bash Shell
14 9 (1.13%) Go
15 8 (1.01%) T-SQL
16 7 (0.88%) VB.NET
17 6 (0.76%) Apple Swift
17 6 (0.76%) C
17 6 (0.76%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 32 (4.04%) Degree
2 29 (3.66%) Security Cleared
3 23 (2.90%) ISEB
4 12 (1.51%) ISTQB
4 12 (1.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 10 (1.26%) DV Cleared
6 9 (1.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 6 (0.76%) BPSS Clearance
8 5 (0.63%) SC Cleared
9 3 (0.38%) APMP
9 3 (0.38%) PMP
9 3 (0.38%) Sun Certification
10 2 (0.25%) BC Cleared
10 2 (0.25%) ISEB Practitioner
10 2 (0.25%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (0.25%) PhD
11 1 (0.13%) HND
11 1 (0.13%) MCSE
11 1 (0.13%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (4.54%) QA
2 7 (0.88%) SLA
3 6 (0.76%) Disclosure Scotland
4 5 (0.63%) COBIT
4 5 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.13%) FATCA
5 1 (0.13%) SDET
5 1 (0.13%) Solvency II
System Software
1 23 (2.90%) Docker
2 17 (2.14%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (0.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.38%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.13%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.13%) vCloud
5 1 (0.13%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 23 (2.90%) Opscode Chef
2 21 (2.65%) Puppet
3 13 (1.64%) Ansible
4 5 (0.63%) Mesos
4 5 (0.63%) Salt
5 4 (0.50%) Kubernetes
6 3 (0.38%) Tivoli
7 2 (0.25%) Oracle Identity Management
7 2 (0.25%) Oracle Identity Manager
7 2 (0.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (0.25%) yum
8 1 (0.13%) HP Operations Orchestration
8 1 (0.13%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.13%) Nagios
8 1 (0.13%) Packer
8 1 (0.13%) SCCM
8 1 (0.13%) Terraform
8 1 (0.13%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 53 (6.68%) Microsoft
1 53 (6.68%) Oracle
2 26 (3.28%) ESRI
3 18 (2.27%) IBM
4 10 (1.26%) HP
5 9 (1.13%) Atlassian
6 8 (1.01%) Google
6 8 (1.01%) SAP
7 7 (0.88%) hybris
8 6 (0.76%) Salesforce.com
9 5 (0.63%) Siebel
9 5 (0.63%) Xamarin
10 4 (0.50%) Adobe
10 4 (0.50%) Sitecore
10 4 (0.50%) Twitter
10 4 (0.50%) VMware
11 3 (0.38%) Facebook
11 3 (0.38%) OpenTV
11 3 (0.38%) Progress
11 3 (0.38%) Unisys
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