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 25 May 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
25 May 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 354 196 179
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 19.41% 12.91% 14.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 23.98% 17.13% 19.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 243 119 110
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 £300 £300 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £386 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.03% +3.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Median hourly rate £32.25 £25.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
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
1476 1144 904
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 80.92% 75.36% 72.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 882 622 461
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 32 39
Median hourly rate £34.25 £15.98 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+114.39% -11.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £11.65 £11.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £35.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.75 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.65% +1.66%

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 25 May 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
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 25 May 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 +3 31 £338 +2.27% 19
Salford -1 24 £450 +12.50% 5
Bolton +1 1 £200 -39.62% 7
Altrincham - 1 £370 - 12
Agile Software Development
North West

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 25 May 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.

1 258 (33.90%) Java
2 251 (32.98%) Scrum
3 225 (29.57%) TDD
4 203 (26.68%) JavaScript
5 143 (18.79%) BDD
6 129 (16.95%) CSS
7 125 (16.43%) HTML
8 120 (15.77%) Web Services
9 104 (13.67%) SQL
10 100 (13.14%) Finance
11 97 (12.75%) .NET
12 93 (12.22%) Continuous Integration
13 91 (11.96%) Stakeholder Management
14 88 (11.56%) XML
14 88 (11.56%) Linux
15 83 (10.91%) Spring
16 82 (10.78%) C#
17 81 (10.64%) AngularJS
18 79 (10.38%) JIRA
19 78 (10.25%) MVC
19 78 (10.25%) User Experience
20 75 (9.86%) REST
21 73 (9.59%) HTML5
21 73 (9.59%) Project Management
22 70 (9.20%) Software Engineering
22 70 (9.20%) SDLC
23 64 (8.41%) Git (software)
24 62 (8.15%) Python
25 61 (8.02%) Microsoft
26 59 (7.75%) CSS3

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 40 (5.26%) Node.js
2 23 (3.02%) Tomcat
3 21 (2.76%) CMS
3 21 (2.76%) Confluence
4 17 (2.23%) JBoss
5 16 (2.10%) GeoServer
6 15 (1.97%) Apache
7 12 (1.58%) OpenStack
7 12 (1.58%) Sitecore CMS
8 11 (1.45%) WebSphere
9 6 (0.79%) CloudStack
10 4 (0.53%) Skype for Business
11 3 (0.39%) BizTalk Server
11 3 (0.39%) Drupal
11 3 (0.39%) nginx
11 3 (0.39%) SAS
12 2 (0.26%) ArcGIS
12 2 (0.26%) SharePoint
12 2 (0.26%) WebLogic
13 1 (0.13%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 38 (4.99%) MS Excel
2 14 (1.84%) MS Project
3 13 (1.71%) MS Visio
4 8 (1.05%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.26%) Mingle
6 1 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.13%) MS Office
6 1 (0.13%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 13 (1.71%) Dynamics AX
2 7 (0.92%) Magento
3 6 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (0.79%) Oracle ERP
4 3 (0.39%) Payment Gateway
4 3 (0.39%) Primavera
4 3 (0.39%) SAP PS
4 3 (0.39%) SAP SD
5 1 (0.13%) OpenText MBPM
5 1 (0.13%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.13%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.13%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.13%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.13%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.13%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 55 (7.23%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (1.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (1.84%) GitHub
4 6 (0.79%) Amazon S3
5 4 (0.53%) IaaS
5 4 (0.53%) SaaS
6 3 (0.39%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 3 (0.39%) PaaS
7 2 (0.26%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.13%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.13%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.13%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.13%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.13%) CloudFront
8 1 (0.13%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 39 (5.12%) HTTP
2 9 (1.18%) Internet
3 7 (0.92%) Bluetooth
4 5 (0.66%) DNS
4 5 (0.66%) HTTPS
4 5 (0.66%) Network Security
4 5 (0.66%) Skype
5 3 (0.39%) Firewall
5 3 (0.39%) Intranet
5 3 (0.39%) SSH
6 2 (0.26%) SSL
7 1 (0.13%) 4G
7 1 (0.13%) LAN
7 1 (0.13%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (7.10%) SQL Server
2 48 (6.31%) NoSQL
3 27 (3.55%) MySQL
4 25 (3.29%) GIS
5 19 (2.50%) PostgreSQL
6 12 (1.58%) Relational Database
7 11 (1.45%) MongoDB
8 9 (1.18%) Hadoop
9 7 (0.92%) Oracle Database
10 6 (0.79%) Hazelcast
11 5 (0.66%) SQL Server 2005
12 4 (0.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 3 (0.39%) Apache Cassandra
13 3 (0.39%) DB2
13 3 (0.39%) Oracle ODI
13 3 (0.39%) Redis
13 3 (0.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 2 (0.26%) Oracle BI EE
14 2 (0.26%) SQL Server 2008
14 2 (0.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 79 (10.38%) JIRA
2 64 (8.41%) Git (software)
3 57 (7.49%) Selenium
4 53 (6.96%) Jenkins
5 29 (3.81%) Cucumber
6 24 (3.15%) JUnit
6 24 (3.15%) Subversion
7 21 (2.76%) Maven
8 18 (2.37%) WebDriver
9 15 (1.97%) Ant
10 14 (1.84%) SpecFlow
11 13 (1.71%) Gradle
11 13 (1.71%) Team Foundation Server
11 13 (1.71%) Visual Studio
12 10 (1.31%) Mercurial
12 10 (1.31%) Mocha
13 8 (1.05%) HP UFT
14 6 (0.79%) GitLab
15 5 (0.66%) Grunt
15 5 (0.66%) Hudson
General
1 100 (13.14%) Finance
2 50 (6.57%) Banking
3 44 (5.78%) Retail
4 18 (2.37%) Telecoms
5 15 (1.97%) Retail Banking
6 12 (1.58%) Games
7 11 (1.45%) Local Government
8 6 (0.79%) Marketing
9 4 (0.53%) Advertising
9 4 (0.53%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.39%) Billing
10 3 (0.39%) Legal
11 2 (0.26%) Online Betting
12 1 (0.13%) Back Office
12 1 (0.13%) Corporate Banking
12 1 (0.13%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.13%) Law
12 1 (0.13%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.13%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.13%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 341 (44.81%) Developer
2 134 (17.61%) Java Developer
3 117 (15.37%) Analyst
4 91 (11.96%) Business Analyst
5 53 (6.96%) JavaScript Developer
6 52 (6.83%) Project Manager
7 51 (6.70%) Agile Developer
8 39 (5.12%) .NET Developer
8 39 (5.12%) Architect
9 37 (4.86%) Senior Developer
10 36 (4.73%) Agile Business Analyst
10 36 (4.73%) Consultant
11 32 (4.20%) Agile Java Developer
12 29 (3.81%) Node.js Developer
12 29 (3.81%) Scala Developer
13 27 (3.55%) DevOps Engineer
13 27 (3.55%) Senior Java Developer
14 26 (3.42%) C# Developer
15 24 (3.15%) Test Analyst
16 23 (3.02%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 129 (16.95%) CSS
2 125 (16.43%) HTML
3 120 (15.77%) Web Services
4 97 (12.75%) .NET
5 88 (11.56%) XML
6 83 (10.91%) Spring
7 81 (10.64%) AngularJS
8 75 (9.86%) REST
9 73 (9.59%) HTML5
10 59 (7.75%) CSS3
11 56 (7.36%) RESTful
12 47 (6.18%) jQuery
13 46 (6.04%) JSON
14 37 (4.86%) J2EE
15 33 (4.34%) ASP.NET
16 27 (3.55%) JDBC
16 27 (3.55%) SOAP
17 26 (3.42%) Hibernate
17 26 (3.42%) XSLT
18 24 (3.15%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 78 (10.25%) User Experience
2 35 (4.60%) Analytical Skills
3 33 (4.34%) Enterprise Software
4 21 (2.76%) Mobile App
5 16 (2.10%) Computer Science
6 14 (1.84%) Public Cloud
7 11 (1.45%) Management Information System
7 11 (1.45%) Online Banking
8 9 (1.18%) Visualisation
9 8 (1.05%) iPad
10 6 (0.79%) MHEG
11 5 (0.66%) Algorithms
11 5 (0.66%) Data Integration
11 5 (0.66%) Digital Media
11 5 (0.66%) Psychology
12 4 (0.53%) Cyberthreat
12 4 (0.53%) Interactive TV
12 4 (0.53%) IPTV
12 4 (0.53%) NHS
12 4 (0.53%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 88 (11.56%) Linux
2 30 (3.94%) Unix
3 26 (3.42%) Windows
4 23 (3.02%) Android
5 14 (1.84%) Apple iOS
6 5 (0.66%) CentOS
7 3 (0.39%) AIX
7 3 (0.39%) Mac OS
7 3 (0.39%) Windows Vista
7 3 (0.39%) Windows XP
8 2 (0.26%) Mac OS X
8 2 (0.26%) openSUSE
8 2 (0.26%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.13%) Debian
9 1 (0.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.13%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.13%) webOS
9 1 (0.13%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.13%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 251 (32.98%) Scrum
2 225 (29.57%) TDD
3 143 (18.79%) BDD
4 93 (12.22%) Continuous Integration
5 91 (11.96%) Stakeholder Management
6 78 (10.25%) MVC
7 73 (9.59%) Project Management
8 70 (9.20%) SDLC
8 70 (9.20%) Software Engineering
9 58 (7.62%) OO
10 54 (7.10%) Open Source
10 54 (7.10%) Web Development
11 51 (6.70%) E-Commerce
12 50 (6.57%) User Stories
12 50 (6.57%) Waterfall
13 46 (6.04%) DevOps
14 43 (5.65%) PRINCE2
15 42 (5.52%) Kanban
16 40 (5.26%) Microservices
17 39 (5.12%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 258 (33.90%) Java
2 203 (26.68%) JavaScript
3 104 (13.67%) SQL
4 82 (10.78%) C#
5 62 (8.15%) Python
6 49 (6.44%) Scala
7 47 (6.18%) Ruby
8 36 (4.73%) PHP
9 24 (3.15%) Bash Shell
10 22 (2.89%) C++
11 16 (2.10%) Shell Script
12 15 (1.97%) C
13 14 (1.84%) PL/SQL
14 11 (1.45%) Objective-C
15 10 (1.31%) Clojure
15 10 (1.31%) Groovy
16 9 (1.18%) T-SQL
17 8 (1.05%) Go
18 5 (0.66%) Apex Code
18 5 (0.66%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 39 (5.12%) Degree
2 27 (3.55%) Security Cleared
3 20 (2.63%) ISEB
4 17 (2.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 15 (1.97%) DV Cleared
6 12 (1.58%) ISTQB
7 9 (1.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 9 (1.18%) SC Cleared
8 4 (0.53%) HND
9 3 (0.39%) BPSS Clearance
9 3 (0.39%) CISSP
10 2 (0.26%) APMP
10 2 (0.26%) BC Cleared
10 2 (0.26%) OCPJP
10 2 (0.26%) PhD
11 1 (0.13%) CCNA
11 1 (0.13%) MCSE
11 1 (0.13%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.13%) PMP
11 1 (0.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (5.52%) QA
2 14 (1.84%) WCAG
3 8 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (0.92%) SLA
5 5 (0.66%) COBIT
6 4 (0.53%) Disclosure Scotland
7 3 (0.39%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.13%) FATCA
8 1 (0.13%) SDET
System Software
1 26 (3.42%) Docker
2 7 (0.92%) XenServer
3 6 (0.79%) vSphere
3 6 (0.79%) Xen
4 2 (0.26%) vCloud
5 1 (0.13%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 30 (3.94%) Opscode Chef
2 28 (3.68%) Puppet
3 13 (1.71%) Cobbler
4 9 (1.18%) Tivoli
5 8 (1.05%) Ansible
6 5 (0.66%) Kubernetes
6 5 (0.66%) Salt
7 2 (0.26%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (0.26%) Mesos
7 2 (0.26%) yum
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 61 (8.02%) Microsoft
2 57 (7.49%) Oracle
3 22 (2.89%) ESRI
4 20 (2.63%) SAP
5 12 (1.58%) EPiServer
5 12 (1.58%) IBM
5 12 (1.58%) Sitecore
6 11 (1.45%) Atlassian
7 8 (1.05%) HP
7 8 (1.05%) hybris
8 6 (0.79%) Capita
8 6 (0.79%) EnterpriseDB
8 6 (0.79%) Google
8 6 (0.79%) Salesforce.com
9 5 (0.66%) Twitter
10 4 (0.53%) BEA
10 4 (0.53%) OpenTV
10 4 (0.53%) Progress
11 3 (0.39%) Facebook
11 3 (0.39%) Siebel
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Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 3 hours ago
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Rate: £475 - £525 per day +
Posted: 4 hours ago
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Posted: 10 hours ago
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Rate: From £500 to £600 per day
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Posted: 15 hours ago
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Posted: 21 hours ago
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Rate: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
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Posted: Yesterday
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Rullion IT Plus
Posted: Yesterday
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People Source Consulting
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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Posted: 2 days ago
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Rate: £300 - £375 per day + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
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Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £440.00 per day + DOE
Posted: 5 days ago
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Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
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Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
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Rate: £500 - £550 per day +
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Rate: £500 - £550 per day
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Rate: From £400 to £480 per day
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Rate: £300 - £400 per day + competitive
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Rate: competitive
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Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
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