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 6 July 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 7 4 9
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +5
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 184 203 114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 12.06% 16.44% 11.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 15.99% 22.78% 15.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 141 79
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £300 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £579 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £353
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +6.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £40.00 - £40.00
UK excluding London average 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
1151 891 734
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 75.43% 72.15% 73.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 689 478 393
Average daily rate £375 £340 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 28 37
Average hourly rate £19.50 £25.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.00% +42.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £46.25 £77.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -9.83%

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 6 July 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
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 6 July 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Software Development within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 6 July 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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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
Bolton +1 9 £325 +4.83% 7
Salford 0 8 £400 +14.28% 1
Stockport +5 7 £320 - 10
Sale - 1 £275 -
Agile Software Development
North West

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 6 July 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.

1 135 (31.18%) JavaScript
2 132 (30.48%) TDD
3 124 (28.64%) Scrum
4 111 (25.64%) HTML
5 109 (25.17%) Java
6 99 (22.86%) CSS
7 92 (21.25%) Finance
8 86 (19.86%) .NET
9 70 (16.17%) SQL
10 69 (15.94%) MVC
11 66 (15.24%) C#
12 65 (15.01%) Web Services
13 57 (13.16%) OO
14 55 (12.70%) Continuous Integration
15 53 (12.24%) JSON
16 51 (11.78%) Git (software)
17 50 (11.55%) HTML5
17 50 (11.55%) AngularJS
18 46 (10.62%) jQuery
18 46 (10.62%) Software Engineering
19 44 (10.16%) CSS3
20 43 (9.93%) REST
20 43 (9.93%) BDD
21 42 (9.70%) Unit Testing
22 41 (9.47%) Project Management
23 40 (9.24%) SDLC
24 39 (9.01%) OOP
25 38 (8.78%) Oracle
26 35 (8.08%) E-Commerce
27 34 (7.85%) SQL Server

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 21 (4.85%) Node.js
2 20 (4.62%) Apache
3 18 (4.16%) CMS
4 12 (2.77%) SharePoint
5 8 (1.85%) Zope
5 8 (1.85%) WebLogic
5 8 (1.85%) Confluence
6 7 (1.62%) Umbraco
7 5 (1.15%) Liferay
8 4 (0.92%) nginx
8 4 (0.92%) Apache ServiceMix
8 4 (0.92%) Sitecore CMS
8 4 (0.92%) JBoss
8 4 (0.92%) Tomcat
9 3 (0.69%) Oracle Workflow
9 3 (0.69%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 2 (0.46%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 2 (0.46%) Apache Spark
10 2 (0.46%) Oracle Service Bus
10 2 (0.46%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 9 (2.08%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.62%) MS Project
3 3 (0.69%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.23%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.23%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.23%) Mingle
4 1 (0.23%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 9 (2.08%) Oracle EBS
1 9 (2.08%) Oracle BPM
2 7 (1.62%) Oracle TCA
3 4 (0.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (0.92%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.23%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 15 (3.46%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (1.15%) PaaS
3 4 (0.92%) IaaS
3 4 (0.92%) SaaS
4 3 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.46%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.23%) HP Helion
6 1 (0.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (3.46%) HTTP
2 14 (3.23%) Internet
3 5 (1.15%) AMQP
4 4 (0.92%) Radio Access Network
4 4 (0.92%) RNC
4 4 (0.92%) UMTS
4 4 (0.92%) Ethernet
4 4 (0.92%) ATM
4 4 (0.92%) GSM
4 4 (0.92%) SDH
5 3 (0.69%) Skype
6 2 (0.46%) iBeacon
6 2 (0.46%) Network Security
7 1 (0.23%) Firewall
7 1 (0.23%) SMS
7 1 (0.23%) VPN
7 1 (0.23%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (7.85%) SQL Server
2 30 (6.93%) MySQL
3 22 (5.08%) NoSQL
4 21 (4.85%) MongoDB
5 13 (3.00%) Hadoop
6 11 (2.54%) Big Data
6 11 (2.54%) Oracle Database
6 11 (2.54%) Data Warehouse
7 10 (2.31%) RavenDB
8 8 (1.85%) Relational Database
8 8 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
9 6 (1.39%) CouchDB
10 5 (1.15%) SimpleDB
10 5 (1.15%) Apache Cassandra
10 5 (1.15%) PostgreSQL
10 5 (1.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 5 (1.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 4 (0.92%) SQL Server 2012
12 3 (0.69%) SQL Server 2005
12 3 (0.69%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 51 (11.78%) Git (software)
2 34 (7.85%) Subversion
3 30 (6.93%) JIRA
4 15 (3.46%) SoapUI
5 14 (3.23%) Selenium
6 12 (2.77%) Visual Studio
6 12 (2.77%) Eclipse
7 11 (2.54%) Jenkins
8 10 (2.31%) JUnit
9 9 (2.08%) ReSharper
9 9 (2.08%) Cucumber
9 9 (2.08%) Gradle
10 7 (1.62%) SpecFlow
10 7 (1.62%) Ant
11 6 (1.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 6 (1.39%) Team Foundation Server
11 6 (1.39%) Mercurial
12 5 (1.15%) Talend Open Studio
12 5 (1.15%) WebDriver
12 5 (1.15%) Maven
General
1 92 (21.25%) Finance
2 23 (5.31%) Banking
3 21 (4.85%) Telecoms
4 10 (2.31%) Retail
5 9 (2.08%) Manufacturing
6 6 (1.39%) Marketing
7 4 (0.92%) Games
7 4 (0.92%) Electronics
7 4 (0.92%) Law
7 4 (0.92%) Legal
8 2 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.46%) Publishing
8 2 (0.46%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.46%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.23%) Local Government
9 1 (0.23%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.23%) Billing
9 1 (0.23%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.23%) Front Office
9 1 (0.23%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 212 (48.96%) Developer
2 43 (9.93%) Project Manager
3 42 (9.70%) .NET Developer
4 40 (9.24%) Architect
5 39 (9.01%) Analyst
6 34 (7.85%) Java Developer
7 26 (6.00%) Business Analyst
8 17 (3.93%) Front-End Developer
9 16 (3.70%) Agile Project Manager
10 15 (3.46%) Web Developer
10 15 (3.46%) C# Developer
11 14 (3.23%) Technical Architect
11 14 (3.23%) Senior Developer
11 14 (3.23%) Python Developer
12 13 (3.00%) PHP Developer
13 12 (2.77%) Solutions Architect
13 12 (2.77%) JavaScript Developer
13 12 (2.77%) Mobile Developer
13 12 (2.77%) Django Developer
14 11 (2.54%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 111 (25.64%) HTML
2 99 (22.86%) CSS
3 86 (19.86%) .NET
4 65 (15.01%) Web Services
5 53 (12.24%) JSON
6 50 (11.55%) HTML5
6 50 (11.55%) AngularJS
7 46 (10.62%) jQuery
8 44 (10.16%) CSS3
9 43 (9.93%) REST
10 30 (6.93%) XML
11 29 (6.70%) J2EE
11 29 (6.70%) Ajax
12 27 (6.24%) ASP.NET
13 26 (6.00%) Django
14 23 (5.31%) RESTful
15 22 (5.08%) SOAP
15 22 (5.08%) Spring
16 19 (4.39%) WCF
17 18 (4.16%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 25 (5.77%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (3.93%) Mobile App
3 16 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
4 9 (2.08%) Digital Media
4 9 (2.08%) Computer Science
4 9 (2.08%) User Experience
5 8 (1.85%) Management Information System
6 5 (1.15%) Data Integration
7 4 (0.92%) Video on Demand
7 4 (0.92%) Private Cloud
7 4 (0.92%) Data Centre
7 4 (0.92%) PMI
7 4 (0.92%) DTV
7 4 (0.92%) IPTV
8 3 (0.69%) N-Tier
8 3 (0.69%) Clustering
8 3 (0.69%) Data Structures
8 3 (0.69%) Algorithms
8 3 (0.69%) New Media
9 2 (0.46%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 31 (7.16%) Linux
2 29 (6.70%) Apple iOS
3 28 (6.47%) Android
4 27 (6.24%) Windows
5 16 (3.70%) UNIX
6 8 (1.85%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (1.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.46%) Mac OS X
8 2 (0.46%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.23%) Solaris
9 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.23%) CentOS
9 1 (0.23%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 132 (30.48%) TDD
2 124 (28.64%) Scrum
3 69 (15.94%) MVC
4 57 (13.16%) OO
5 55 (12.70%) Continuous Integration
6 46 (10.62%) Software Engineering
7 43 (9.93%) BDD
8 42 (9.70%) Unit Testing
9 41 (9.47%) Project Management
10 40 (9.24%) SDLC
11 39 (9.01%) OOP
12 35 (8.08%) E-Commerce
13 31 (7.16%) PRINCE2
14 27 (6.24%) Waterfall
15 26 (6.00%) Open Source
16 25 (5.77%) iOS Development
17 24 (5.54%) Android Development
17 24 (5.54%) SOA
18 23 (5.31%) Kanban
19 21 (4.85%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 135 (31.18%) JavaScript
2 109 (25.17%) Java
3 70 (16.17%) SQL
4 66 (15.24%) C#
5 33 (7.62%) Python
6 24 (5.54%) PHP
7 15 (3.46%) Ruby
8 13 (3.00%) Perl
8 13 (3.00%) C++
9 12 (2.77%) Scala
9 12 (2.77%) Objective-C
10 8 (1.85%) Groovy
10 8 (1.85%) PL/SQL
11 7 (1.62%) C
11 7 (1.62%) Bash Shell
12 6 (1.39%) PHP5
12 6 (1.39%) T-SQL
13 3 (0.69%) Embedded C
13 3 (0.69%) R
13 3 (0.69%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 27 (6.24%) Degree
2 17 (3.93%) Security Cleared
3 13 (3.00%) ISEB
4 12 (2.77%) DV Cleared
5 8 (1.85%) ISTQB
5 8 (1.85%) PMI Certification
6 4 (0.92%) PMP
7 3 (0.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (0.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (0.69%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 1 (0.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.23%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.23%) OCPJP
8 1 (0.23%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (0.23%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.23%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (6.93%) QA
2 9 (2.08%) P3O
3 5 (1.15%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.92%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (0.92%) Squid
1 4 (0.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.46%) VirtualBox
2 2 (0.46%) Docker
3 1 (0.23%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 12 (2.77%) Puppet
2 7 (1.62%) Vagrant
2 7 (1.62%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (1.62%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.46%) StatsD
3 2 (0.46%) Capistrano
4 1 (0.23%) Oozie
4 1 (0.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.23%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 38 (8.78%) Oracle
2 33 (7.62%) Microsoft
3 9 (2.08%) SAP
3 9 (2.08%) HP
4 8 (1.85%) hybris
5 7 (1.62%) Twitter
5 7 (1.62%) VMware
5 7 (1.62%) IBM
6 6 (1.39%) Citrix
6 6 (1.39%) Adobe
7 5 (1.15%) Red Hat
7 5 (1.15%) Atlassian
7 5 (1.15%) Talend
7 5 (1.15%) Xamarin
8 4 (0.92%) Ericsson
8 4 (0.92%) Hyperion
8 4 (0.92%) Progress
8 4 (0.92%) Sitecore
8 4 (0.92%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
9 3 (0.69%) Cisco
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Rate: £350.00 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
Manchester
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Rate: £300 - £350 per annum + competitive
Posted: 15 hours ago
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Rate: £350 - £400 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Altrincham
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Rate: competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
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Real Staffing
Rate: £325 - £375 per day + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
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Rate: £675 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
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Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £300 - £325 Per Day £300-325/day
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Manchester, Lancashire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
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Rate: £400 - £450 per day + competitive
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Manchester
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Real Staffing
Rate: £600 - £700 per day + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Stockport
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Rate: competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Manchester
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Rate: £350 - £400 per day + competitive
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Wigan
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Rate: £200 - £250 per day + competitive
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Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Greater Manchester
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Rate: 250-320 Per Day
Posted: 13 days ago
Greater Manchester
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Rate: £300 - £350 per annum + competitive
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