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 1 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Agile Software Development
Rank 2 7 4
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -3
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 386 192 216
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 21.48% 12.61% 16.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 26.62% 16.45% 22.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 272 125 143
Median daily rate £408 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £314 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £555 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+9.67% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 0
Median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £38.77 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+9.62% +7.69%
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
1450 1167 950
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 80.69% 76.68% 73.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 868 702 512
Median daily rate £400 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 33 31
Median hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £12.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.80 £40.00 £48.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 1 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 1 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 1 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 +2 42 £338 +3.84% 10
Salford -1 13 £388 -3.12% 7
Bolton 0 7 £325 - 7
Bury - 3 £315 - 1
Wigan - 1 £500 - 3
Agile Software Development
North West

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 1 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.

1 279 (34.62%) Java
2 234 (29.03%) JavaScript
3 232 (28.78%) Scrum
4 223 (27.67%) TDD
5 156 (19.35%) CSS
6 150 (18.61%) HTML
7 136 (16.87%) BDD
8 110 (13.65%) .NET
9 109 (13.52%) Finance
9 109 (13.52%) Web Services
10 101 (12.53%) SQL
11 99 (12.28%) Spring
12 92 (11.41%) MVC
13 91 (11.29%) C#
13 91 (11.29%) HTML5
14 89 (11.04%) Continuous Integration
15 87 (10.79%) XML
15 87 (10.79%) Stakeholder Management
16 84 (10.42%) AngularJS
17 79 (9.80%) Linux
18 77 (9.55%) Project Management
19 76 (9.43%) Git (software)
20 75 (9.31%) User Experience
21 74 (9.18%) CSS3
22 72 (8.93%) JIRA
23 68 (8.44%) OO
24 66 (8.19%) E-Commerce
25 64 (7.94%) REST
26 63 (7.82%) SDLC
26 63 (7.82%) Software Engineering

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 (2.98%) Tomcat
2 21 (2.61%) JBoss
3 20 (2.48%) CMS
4 17 (2.11%) Apache
5 14 (1.74%) Confluence
6 12 (1.49%) GeoServer
6 12 (1.49%) WebSphere
7 9 (1.12%) OpenStack
8 8 (0.99%) Sitecore CMS
9 6 (0.74%) Drupal
10 5 (0.62%) BizTalk Server
11 3 (0.37%) ArcGIS
11 3 (0.37%) CloudStack
11 3 (0.37%) IIS
11 3 (0.37%) nginx
11 3 (0.37%) SAS
11 3 (0.37%) SharePoint
11 3 (0.37%) Umbraco
12 2 (0.25%) Elasticsearch
12 2 (0.25%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 27 (3.35%) MS Excel
2 12 (1.49%) MS Project
3 9 (1.12%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.50%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (0.25%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.12%) Adobe After Effects
6 1 (0.12%) Mingle
6 1 (0.12%) OmniGraffle
6 1 (0.12%) Pixate
Business Applications
1 8 (0.99%) Dynamics AX
2 6 (0.74%) Magento
3 5 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.50%) Oracle ERP
5 3 (0.37%) Payment Gateway
6 2 (0.25%) Primavera
6 2 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.25%) SAP PS
6 2 (0.25%) SAP SD
7 1 (0.12%) nopCommerce
7 1 (0.12%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.12%) SAP CRM
7 1 (0.12%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.12%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 42 (5.21%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (2.73%) GitHub
3 18 (2.23%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (0.74%) Amazon S3
5 4 (0.50%) IaaS
5 4 (0.50%) SaaS
6 3 (0.37%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 3 (0.37%) PaaS
7 2 (0.25%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.25%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.12%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.12%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.12%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.12%) CloudFront
8 1 (0.12%) TestFlight
8 1 (0.12%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 30 (3.72%) HTTP
2 9 (1.12%) Internet
3 7 (0.87%) DNS
4 6 (0.74%) HTTPS
4 6 (0.74%) Network Security
5 3 (0.37%) Bluetooth
5 3 (0.37%) Firewall
5 3 (0.37%) Intranet
5 3 (0.37%) Skype
5 3 (0.37%) SSH
6 2 (0.25%) SSL
6 2 (0.25%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.12%) 802.11
7 1 (0.12%) DVB
7 1 (0.12%) ICMP
7 1 (0.12%) IPv4
7 1 (0.12%) IPv6
7 1 (0.12%) PPP
7 1 (0.12%) SAN
7 1 (0.12%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 41 (5.09%) NoSQL
3 31 (3.85%) MySQL
4 26 (3.23%) GIS
5 24 (2.98%) PostgreSQL
6 22 (2.73%) Spatial Data
7 18 (2.23%) MongoDB
8 12 (1.49%) Hadoop
9 10 (1.24%) Relational Database
10 7 (0.87%) Apache Cassandra
10 7 (0.87%) Hazelcast
11 6 (0.74%) Oracle Database
12 5 (0.62%) Redis
13 4 (0.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 4 (0.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 3 (0.37%) Data Warehouse
14 3 (0.37%) Oracle ODI
14 3 (0.37%) QlikView
14 3 (0.37%) SQL Server 2012
14 3 (0.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 76 (9.43%) Git (software)
2 72 (8.93%) JIRA
3 55 (6.82%) Jenkins
4 51 (6.33%) Selenium
5 25 (3.10%) Subversion
6 24 (2.98%) Cucumber
7 23 (2.85%) JUnit
8 22 (2.73%) Maven
9 17 (2.11%) Mercurial
10 15 (1.86%) WebDriver
11 13 (1.61%) Team Foundation Server
11 13 (1.61%) Visual Studio
12 12 (1.49%) Ant
13 10 (1.24%) Gradle
13 10 (1.24%) Mocha
14 9 (1.12%) SpecFlow
15 8 (0.99%) HP UFT
16 7 (0.87%) Jasmine
17 6 (0.74%) Grunt
18 5 (0.62%) QUnit
General
1 109 (13.52%) Finance
2 56 (6.95%) Retail
3 45 (5.58%) Banking
4 17 (2.11%) Telecoms
5 15 (1.86%) Retail Banking
6 13 (1.61%) Marketing
7 12 (1.49%) Games
8 11 (1.36%) Local Government
9 8 (0.99%) Financial Institution
10 5 (0.62%) Manufacturing
11 4 (0.50%) Advertising
11 4 (0.50%) Law
12 3 (0.37%) Billing
12 3 (0.37%) Legal
13 2 (0.25%) Electronics
13 2 (0.25%) Online Betting
14 1 (0.12%) Back Office
14 1 (0.12%) Corporate Banking
14 1 (0.12%) Investment Banking
14 1 (0.12%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 384 (47.64%) Developer
2 154 (19.11%) Java Developer
3 110 (13.65%) Analyst
4 76 (9.43%) Business Analyst
5 60 (7.44%) JavaScript Developer
6 54 (6.70%) Agile Developer
7 51 (6.33%) .NET Developer
8 50 (6.20%) Project Manager
9 48 (5.96%) Senior Developer
10 40 (4.96%) Architect
11 35 (4.34%) Senior Java Developer
12 33 (4.09%) C# Developer
13 32 (3.97%) Agile Business Analyst
13 32 (3.97%) Agile Java Developer
14 30 (3.72%) Consultant
15 29 (3.60%) Node.js Developer
16 27 (3.35%) Scala Developer
17 26 (3.23%) Test Analyst
18 25 (3.10%) C# .NET Developer
18 25 (3.10%) HTML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 156 (19.35%) CSS
2 150 (18.61%) HTML
3 110 (13.65%) .NET
4 109 (13.52%) Web Services
5 99 (12.28%) Spring
6 91 (11.29%) HTML5
7 87 (10.79%) XML
8 84 (10.42%) AngularJS
9 74 (9.18%) CSS3
10 64 (7.94%) REST
11 60 (7.44%) jQuery
12 58 (7.20%) RESTful
13 57 (7.07%) ASP.NET
14 44 (5.46%) ASP.NET MVC
14 44 (5.46%) Node.js
15 41 (5.09%) JSON
16 40 (4.96%) J2EE
17 38 (4.71%) Hibernate
18 31 (3.85%) JDBC
18 31 (3.85%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 75 (9.31%) User Experience
2 40 (4.96%) Analytical Skills
3 35 (4.34%) Enterprise Software
4 29 (3.60%) Mobile App
5 14 (1.74%) Computer Science
5 14 (1.74%) Public Cloud
6 11 (1.36%) Online Banking
7 10 (1.24%) iPad
8 7 (0.87%) Management Information System
9 6 (0.74%) Digital Media
9 6 (0.74%) Inversion of Control
9 6 (0.74%) MHEG
10 5 (0.62%) Algorithms
10 5 (0.62%) Psychology
10 5 (0.62%) Visualisation
11 4 (0.50%) Cyberthreat
11 4 (0.50%) Data Integration
11 4 (0.50%) Interactive TV
11 4 (0.50%) IPTV
11 4 (0.50%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 79 (9.80%) Linux
2 26 (3.23%) Android
3 24 (2.98%) Windows
4 23 (2.85%) Unix
5 16 (1.99%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.25%) CentOS
6 2 (0.25%) Windows NT
7 1 (0.12%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.12%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.12%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.12%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.12%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 232 (28.78%) Scrum
2 223 (27.67%) TDD
3 136 (16.87%) BDD
4 92 (11.41%) MVC
5 89 (11.04%) Continuous Integration
6 87 (10.79%) Stakeholder Management
7 77 (9.55%) Project Management
8 68 (8.44%) OO
9 66 (8.19%) E-Commerce
10 63 (7.82%) SDLC
10 63 (7.82%) Software Engineering
11 62 (7.69%) Open Source
12 60 (7.44%) Web Development
13 49 (6.08%) Kanban
14 48 (5.96%) DevOps
15 47 (5.83%) Waterfall
16 46 (5.71%) PRINCE2
17 45 (5.58%) Front End Development
17 45 (5.58%) OOP
17 45 (5.58%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 279 (34.62%) Java
2 234 (29.03%) JavaScript
3 101 (12.53%) SQL
4 91 (11.29%) C#
5 53 (6.58%) Ruby
6 51 (6.33%) Scala
7 50 (6.20%) Python
8 42 (5.21%) PHP
9 23 (2.85%) Groovy
10 17 (2.11%) Bash Shell
11 15 (1.86%) C++
11 15 (1.86%) Clojure
11 15 (1.86%) PL/SQL
12 11 (1.36%) Shell Script
13 9 (1.12%) C
13 9 (1.12%) Go
13 9 (1.12%) Objective-C
13 9 (1.12%) T-SQL
14 6 (0.74%) Apple Swift
14 6 (0.74%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 30 (3.72%) Degree
2 28 (3.47%) Security Cleared
3 22 (2.73%) ISEB
4 16 (1.99%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 12 (1.49%) DV Cleared
5 12 (1.49%) ISTQB
6 8 (0.99%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 7 (0.87%) SC Cleared
8 4 (0.50%) BPSS Clearance
9 3 (0.37%) APMP
9 3 (0.37%) HND
9 3 (0.37%) Sun Certification
10 2 (0.25%) BC Cleared
10 2 (0.25%) CISSP
10 2 (0.25%) ISEB Practitioner
10 2 (0.25%) PhD
10 2 (0.25%) PMI Certification
10 2 (0.25%) PMP
11 1 (0.12%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (4.47%) QA
2 7 (0.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (0.74%) Disclosure Scotland
4 5 (0.62%) COBIT
4 5 (0.62%) SLA
4 5 (0.62%) WCAG
5 2 (0.25%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.12%) FATCA
6 1 (0.12%) SDET
System Software
1 23 (2.85%) Docker
2 15 (1.86%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (0.50%) XenServer
4 3 (0.37%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.37%) vSphere
4 3 (0.37%) Xen
5 2 (0.25%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 2 (0.25%) vCloud
6 1 (0.12%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 31 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
2 25 (3.10%) Puppet
3 12 (1.49%) Ansible
4 7 (0.87%) Cobbler
5 6 (0.74%) Tivoli
6 5 (0.62%) Kubernetes
6 5 (0.62%) Salt
7 4 (0.50%) Mesos
8 2 (0.25%) Oracle Identity Management
8 2 (0.25%) Oracle Identity Manager
8 2 (0.25%) Packer
8 2 (0.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 2 (0.25%) yum
9 1 (0.12%) HP Operations Orchestration
9 1 (0.12%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.12%) Nagios
9 1 (0.12%) SCCM
9 1 (0.12%) Terraform
9 1 (0.12%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 59 (7.32%) Microsoft
2 57 (7.07%) Oracle
3 25 (3.10%) ESRI
4 18 (2.23%) IBM
5 13 (1.61%) SAP
6 10 (1.24%) Atlassian
6 10 (1.24%) HP
6 10 (1.24%) hybris
7 9 (1.12%) Sitecore
8 7 (0.87%) Twitter
9 6 (0.74%) EPiServer
9 6 (0.74%) Facebook
9 6 (0.74%) Google
9 6 (0.74%) Salesforce.com
10 4 (0.50%) Capita
10 4 (0.50%) OpenTV
10 4 (0.50%) Progress
10 4 (0.50%) Siebel
10 4 (0.50%) VMware
11 3 (0.37%) Adobe
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