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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Agile Software Development over the 3 months to 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 5 7 11
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +4
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 211 163 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 14.99% 14.75% 10.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 20.35% 20.00% 14.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 94 71
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £301 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Average hourly rate - £32.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +2.85%
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
1037 815 728
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 73.65% 73.76% 70.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 640 427 393
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £537 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 34 34
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.50 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% -21.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.13 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £97.74 £43.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £27.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-6.48% -14.28%

Agile Software Development
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 26 January 2015.

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
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Software Development within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Salford 0 11 £350 -6.66% 4
Altrincham 0 3 £380 +15.15% 8
Stockport +2 2 - - 19
Bolton +2 2 £388 - 17
Cheadle - - - - 2
Rochdale - - - - 4
Sale - - - -
Wigan - - - - 2
Ashton-under-Lyne - - - -
Agile Software Development
North West

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing Agile Software Development also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Agile Software Development.

1 137 (33.33%) TDD
2 129 (31.39%) Scrum
2 129 (31.39%) HTML
3 123 (29.93%) JavaScript
3 123 (29.93%) CSS
4 82 (19.95%) .NET
5 74 (18.00%) C#
6 72 (17.52%) Java
7 63 (15.33%) Finance
8 57 (13.87%) MVC
8 57 (13.87%) SQL Server
9 56 (13.63%) SQL
9 56 (13.63%) XML
10 54 (13.14%) jQuery
11 52 (12.65%) Git (software)
12 50 (12.17%) Web Services
12 50 (12.17%) OO
13 49 (11.92%) Continuous Integration
14 47 (11.44%) Python
15 43 (10.46%) Project Management
15 43 (10.46%) Software Engineering
15 43 (10.46%) HTML5
16 42 (10.22%) ASP.NET
17 41 (9.98%) Django
18 40 (9.73%) Microsoft
19 38 (9.25%) BDD
20 36 (8.76%) OOP
21 33 (8.03%) PRINCE2
22 32 (7.79%) CSS3
22 32 (7.79%) Kanban

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing Agile Software Development also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Agile Software Development. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (2.92%) CMS
2 10 (2.43%) Apache
3 8 (1.95%) SharePoint
4 7 (1.70%) IIS
4 7 (1.70%) Node.js
5 6 (1.46%) Orchard CMS
6 5 (1.22%) Apache Spark
6 5 (1.22%) WebLogic
6 5 (1.22%) Umbraco
6 5 (1.22%) Apache Solr
7 4 (0.97%) Confluence
7 4 (0.97%) WebSphere
7 4 (0.97%) CICS
8 2 (0.49%) JBoss
8 2 (0.49%) Drupal
8 2 (0.49%) nginx
8 2 (0.49%) Adobe CQ
9 1 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.24%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 22 (5.35%) MS Excel
2 12 (2.92%) MS Office
3 9 (2.19%) Mingle
4 8 (1.95%) MS Project
5 3 (0.73%) PowerPivot
6 1 (0.24%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.24%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.24%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 6 (1.46%) Magento
2 5 (1.22%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 2 (0.49%) Cognos TM1
3 2 (0.49%) Oracle 11i
3 2 (0.49%) Tridion
4 1 (0.24%) CSG Singleview
4 1 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.24%) SAP PM
4 1 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.24%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.49%) Amazon S3
1 2 (0.49%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.24%) SaaS
2 1 (0.24%) PaaS
2 1 (0.24%) IaaS
2 1 (0.24%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 19 (4.62%) Internet
2 6 (1.46%) HTTP
3 5 (1.22%) AMQP
4 4 (0.97%) Intranet
5 1 (0.24%) SAN
5 1 (0.24%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (13.87%) SQL Server
2 24 (5.84%) MySQL
3 15 (3.65%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (3.65%) RavenDB
4 12 (2.92%) Relational Database
5 11 (2.68%) NoSQL
5 11 (2.68%) Oracle Database
5 11 (2.68%) PostgreSQL
5 11 (2.68%) SQL Server 2005
6 9 (2.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 9 (2.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 9 (2.19%) Big Data
6 9 (2.19%) MongoDB
7 8 (1.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 8 (1.95%) Oracle Reports
7 8 (1.95%) Data Warehouse
7 8 (1.95%) RDBMS
8 7 (1.70%) Hadoop
9 5 (1.22%) Cognos Report Studio
9 5 (1.22%) Cognos Framework Manager
Development Applications
1 52 (12.65%) Git (software)
2 24 (5.84%) JIRA
3 20 (4.87%) Subversion
4 18 (4.38%) Visual Studio
5 12 (2.92%) Selenium
6 11 (2.68%) Team Foundation Server
7 9 (2.19%) Mercurial
7 9 (2.19%) Cucumber
7 9 (2.19%) Hudson
7 9 (2.19%) SoapUI
8 7 (1.70%) Jenkins
9 6 (1.46%) Jasmine
9 6 (1.46%) Maven
9 6 (1.46%) Grunt
9 6 (1.46%) Bower
9 6 (1.46%) CasperJS
10 5 (1.22%) PhantomJS
10 5 (1.22%) Oracle Forms
10 5 (1.22%) Appcelerator Titanium
11 4 (0.97%) Gradle
General
1 63 (15.33%) Finance
2 13 (3.16%) Retail
3 10 (2.43%) Games
4 9 (2.19%) Banking
5 8 (1.95%) Telecoms
5 8 (1.95%) Marketing
6 7 (1.70%) Publishing
7 6 (1.46%) Legal
8 1 (0.24%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.24%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.24%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 206 (50.12%) Developer
2 54 (13.14%) Analyst
3 37 (9.00%) Senior Developer
4 33 (8.03%) Business Analyst
5 31 (7.54%) .NET Developer
6 28 (6.81%) Project Manager
7 26 (6.33%) Java Developer
8 25 (6.08%) C# Developer
9 24 (5.84%) Python Developer
10 23 (5.60%) Architect
11 20 (4.87%) Technical Architect
11 20 (4.87%) Web Developer
12 17 (4.14%) Designer
13 16 (3.89%) Python/Django Developer
14 15 (3.65%) Django Developer
14 15 (3.65%) Front-End Developer
15 12 (2.92%) JavaScript Developer
15 12 (2.92%) Programme Manager
15 12 (2.92%) Test Analyst
16 11 (2.68%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 129 (31.39%) HTML
2 123 (29.93%) CSS
3 82 (19.95%) .NET
4 56 (13.63%) XML
5 54 (13.14%) jQuery
6 50 (12.17%) Web Services
7 43 (10.46%) HTML5
8 42 (10.22%) ASP.NET
9 41 (9.98%) Django
10 32 (7.79%) CSS3
11 31 (7.54%) ASP.NET MVC
12 30 (7.30%) Ajax
13 28 (6.81%) JSON
14 24 (5.84%) XHTML
15 22 (5.35%) XSLT
16 21 (5.11%) J2EE
17 20 (4.87%) RESTful
18 18 (4.38%) Ruby on Rails
19 16 (3.89%) Spring
20 15 (3.65%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 26 (6.33%) Open Source
2 22 (5.35%) User Experience
3 20 (4.87%) Mobile App
4 19 (4.62%) Computer Science
5 15 (3.65%) Analytical Skills
6 13 (3.16%) NHS
7 12 (2.92%) Management Information System
8 10 (2.43%) Digital Media
8 10 (2.43%) Social Media
9 8 (1.95%) Mainframe
10 7 (1.70%) N-Tier
11 6 (1.46%) Enterprise Software
12 5 (1.22%) Informatics
12 5 (1.22%) Linked Data
12 5 (1.22%) IBM Mainframe
12 5 (1.22%) Algorithms
13 4 (0.97%) New Media
13 4 (0.97%) Data Structures
13 4 (0.97%) PMI
13 4 (0.97%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 25 (6.08%) Linux
2 21 (5.11%) Windows
3 19 (4.62%) Apple iOS
4 17 (4.14%) Android
5 16 (3.89%) UNIX
6 8 (1.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (1.46%) Windows Phone
8 5 (1.22%) Mac OS X
9 4 (0.97%) VMS
10 3 (0.73%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.49%) HPUX
12 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.24%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 137 (33.33%) TDD
2 129 (31.39%) Scrum
3 57 (13.87%) MVC
4 50 (12.17%) OO
5 49 (11.92%) Continuous Integration
6 43 (10.46%) Project Management
6 43 (10.46%) Software Engineering
7 38 (9.25%) BDD
8 36 (8.76%) OOP
9 33 (8.03%) PRINCE2
10 32 (7.79%) Kanban
11 31 (7.54%) Unit Testing
11 31 (7.54%) E-Commerce
12 23 (5.60%) Waterfall
12 23 (5.60%) User Stories
12 23 (5.60%) Mentoring
13 19 (4.62%) Web Development
14 18 (4.38%) Agile Project Management
15 17 (4.14%) Programme Management
16 16 (3.89%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 123 (29.93%) JavaScript
2 74 (18.00%) C#
3 72 (17.52%) Java
4 56 (13.63%) SQL
5 47 (11.44%) Python
6 31 (7.54%) PHP
7 29 (7.06%) Ruby
8 25 (6.08%) T-SQL
9 16 (3.89%) Scala
10 9 (2.19%) PL/SQL
10 9 (2.19%) C++
11 8 (1.95%) XQuery
12 7 (1.70%) Objective-C
13 4 (0.97%) JCL
13 4 (0.97%) XPath
13 4 (0.97%) Assembly Language
13 4 (0.97%) REXX
13 4 (0.97%) COBOL
14 3 (0.73%) PHP5
14 3 (0.73%) XAML
Qualifications
1 28 (6.81%) Degree
2 16 (3.89%) Security Cleared
3 7 (1.70%) DV Cleared
3 7 (1.70%) ISEB
4 6 (1.46%) PMI Certification
5 3 (0.73%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (0.49%) PMP
7 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.24%) ACCA
7 1 (0.24%) CIMA
7 1 (0.24%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.24%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (5.35%) QA
2 9 (2.19%) P3O
3 4 (0.97%) HL7
4 1 (0.24%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.24%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 1 (0.24%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.24%) XenApp
1 1 (0.24%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (1.70%) Puppet
2 4 (0.97%) Vagrant
2 4 (0.97%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (0.73%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.49%) Capistrano
5 1 (0.24%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.24%) XenMobile
5 1 (0.24%) Ansible
5 1 (0.24%) Salt
Vendors
1 40 (9.73%) Microsoft
2 29 (7.06%) Oracle
3 9 (2.19%) Red Hat
4 8 (1.95%) Cognos
5 7 (1.70%) SAP
6 6 (1.46%) IBM
6 6 (1.46%) HP
6 6 (1.46%) Xamarin
7 5 (1.22%) Atlassian
7 5 (1.22%) hybris
8 4 (0.97%) Appcelerator
8 4 (0.97%) Zend
8 4 (0.97%) Progress
9 3 (0.73%) Sybase
9 3 (0.73%) TIBCO
10 2 (0.49%) Kony
10 2 (0.49%) Talend
10 2 (0.49%) EPiServer
11 1 (0.24%) Pega
11 1 (0.24%) Sitecore
Salford
Capita - ITPS
Rate: £380 - £410 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
AMsource Technology
Rate: £250 - £340 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: £330 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
MNM Associates Ltd
Rate: Up to £30 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
MNM Associates Ltd
Rate: From £250 to £350 per day on experience
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
MNM Associates Ltd
Rate: Rate on experience
Posted: 4 days ago
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Vertical IT
Rate: £300 - £335 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £300 per day + DOE
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adam Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + DOE
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
Real Staffing
Rate: £280 - £380 per day + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adam Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + DOE
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Rate: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Roc Search
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £400 per day + DOE
Posted: 6 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Robert Walters
Rate: Very Competitive daily rates
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £300 per day + DOE
Posted: 9 days ago
Altrincham
Applause IT Innovation
Rate: £350 - £410 per day + bens
Posted: 11 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: £330 - £350 per day
Posted: 14 days ago