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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 4 6 14
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +8
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 236 199 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 14.31% 14.29% 9.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 19.25% 19.66% 13.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 122 50
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£375 £350 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £373 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.35% +6.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Average hourly rate £25.00 - £21.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.75 £37.45
% change year-on-year
-2.09% -4.53%
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
1226 1012 684
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 74.35% 72.65% 70.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 655 530 334
Average daily rate £375 £365 £329
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +11.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 38 47
Average hourly rate £16.83 £17.03 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.17% -16.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.52 £12.97
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.29 £74.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -4.68%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 24 April 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
Salford 0 13 £385 +10.00% 1
Bolton -1 7 £350 -6.66% 7
Stockport +1 5 £330 - 14
Altrincham +1 2 - - 8
Oldham -5 2 £400 +3.22% 3
Agile Software Development
North West

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 140 (31.82%) TDD
2 131 (29.77%) Scrum
3 128 (29.09%) JavaScript
4 120 (27.27%) HTML
5 107 (24.32%) CSS
6 106 (24.09%) Java
7 96 (21.82%) .NET
8 87 (19.77%) Finance
9 84 (19.09%) C#
10 80 (18.18%) SQL
10 80 (18.18%) MVC
11 68 (15.45%) Continuous Integration
12 66 (15.00%) Web Services
13 64 (14.55%) OO
14 58 (13.18%) Software Engineering
15 54 (12.27%) jQuery
16 51 (11.59%) Git (software)
17 50 (11.36%) BDD
18 49 (11.14%) SQL Server
19 48 (10.91%) JSON
20 46 (10.45%) OOP
20 46 (10.45%) Unit Testing
21 44 (10.00%) XML
22 42 (9.55%) HTML5
23 41 (9.32%) ASP.NET
24 40 (9.09%) Oracle
25 39 (8.86%) Microsoft
25 39 (8.86%) Project Management
26 38 (8.64%) PRINCE2
26 38 (8.64%) Python

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (4.77%) Apache
2 15 (3.41%) CMS
3 11 (2.50%) SharePoint
4 10 (2.27%) Confluence
5 8 (1.82%) Umbraco
5 8 (1.82%) WebLogic
6 7 (1.59%) Node.js
6 7 (1.59%) Zope
7 4 (0.91%) nginx
7 4 (0.91%) Tomcat
7 4 (0.91%) JBoss
8 3 (0.68%) Apache Spark
8 3 (0.68%) Orchard CMS
8 3 (0.68%) Oracle Workflow
8 3 (0.68%) Sitecore CMS
8 3 (0.68%) Liferay
8 3 (0.68%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.45%) WordPress
9 2 (0.45%) Drupal
9 2 (0.45%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 13 (2.95%) MS Excel
2 9 (2.05%) MS Project
3 6 (1.36%) MS Office
3 6 (1.36%) Mingle
4 2 (0.45%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.45%) PowerPivot
5 1 (0.23%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (1.14%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 4 (0.91%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.45%) Cognos TM1
3 2 (0.45%) Tridion
3 2 (0.45%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.23%) CSG Singleview
4 1 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.23%) SAP PM
4 1 (0.23%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 14 (3.18%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (1.14%) IaaS
2 5 (1.14%) PaaS
3 3 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.45%) SaaS
4 2 (0.45%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (0.23%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.23%) Office 365
5 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (3.86%) Internet
2 10 (2.27%) HTTP
3 8 (1.82%) AMQP
4 4 (0.91%) RNC
4 4 (0.91%) UMTS
4 4 (0.91%) Ethernet
4 4 (0.91%) ATM
4 4 (0.91%) GSM
4 4 (0.91%) SDH
4 4 (0.91%) Radio Access Network
5 3 (0.68%) Skype
6 2 (0.45%) Network Security
6 2 (0.45%) iBeacon
7 1 (0.23%) Intranet
7 1 (0.23%) SAN
7 1 (0.23%) SMS
7 1 (0.23%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (11.14%) SQL Server
2 28 (6.36%) MySQL
3 23 (5.23%) MongoDB
3 23 (5.23%) NoSQL
4 16 (3.64%) Hadoop
4 16 (3.64%) RavenDB
5 15 (3.41%) Data Warehouse
6 14 (3.18%) Big Data
7 13 (2.95%) Oracle Database
8 12 (2.73%) Relational Database
9 9 (2.05%) SQL Server 2008
9 9 (2.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 9 (2.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 8 (1.82%) PostgreSQL
10 8 (1.82%) Oracle Reports
11 7 (1.59%) RDBMS
12 6 (1.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 5 (1.14%) Cognos Report Studio
13 5 (1.14%) Cognos Framework Manager
13 5 (1.14%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 51 (11.59%) Git (software)
2 35 (7.95%) JIRA
3 33 (7.50%) Subversion
4 17 (3.86%) Visual Studio
5 16 (3.64%) Selenium
6 13 (2.95%) Eclipse
7 12 (2.73%) JUnit
7 12 (2.73%) SoapUI
8 11 (2.50%) Cucumber
8 11 (2.50%) Gradle
8 11 (2.50%) Maven
9 10 (2.27%) Jenkins
10 9 (2.05%) Ant
11 8 (1.82%) ReSharper
11 8 (1.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 8 (1.82%) Hudson
12 7 (1.59%) WebDriver
12 7 (1.59%) Mercurial
13 6 (1.36%) Oracle Forms
13 6 (1.36%) SpecFlow
General
1 87 (19.77%) Finance
2 24 (5.45%) Banking
3 20 (4.55%) Telecoms
4 10 (2.27%) Retail
5 8 (1.82%) Manufacturing
6 7 (1.59%) Games
7 4 (0.91%) Marketing
7 4 (0.91%) Electronics
8 3 (0.68%) Law
8 3 (0.68%) Legal
9 2 (0.45%) Retail Banking
9 2 (0.45%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.23%) Front Office
10 1 (0.23%) Back Office
10 1 (0.23%) Publishing
10 1 (0.23%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.23%) Local Government
10 1 (0.23%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 232 (52.73%) Developer
2 55 (12.50%) Analyst
3 47 (10.68%) .NET Developer
4 36 (8.18%) Project Manager
4 36 (8.18%) Business Analyst
5 35 (7.95%) Java Developer
6 27 (6.14%) Architect
7 24 (5.45%) Senior Developer
7 24 (5.45%) C# Developer
8 20 (4.55%) Web Developer
8 20 (4.55%) Python Developer
9 14 (3.18%) Technical Architect
9 14 (3.18%) Django Developer
9 14 (3.18%) Python/Django Developer
10 13 (2.95%) PHP Developer
10 13 (2.95%) Agile Project Manager
11 11 (2.50%) iOS Developer
11 11 (2.50%) C# .NET Developer
11 11 (2.50%) Software Engineer
11 11 (2.50%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 120 (27.27%) HTML
2 107 (24.32%) CSS
3 96 (21.82%) .NET
4 66 (15.00%) Web Services
5 54 (12.27%) jQuery
6 48 (10.91%) JSON
7 44 (10.00%) XML
8 42 (9.55%) HTML5
9 41 (9.32%) ASP.NET
10 36 (8.18%) CSS3
11 35 (7.95%) Django
12 34 (7.73%) AngularJS
13 32 (7.27%) REST
14 29 (6.59%) Ajax
15 28 (6.36%) RESTful
16 27 (6.14%) ASP.NET MVC
17 26 (5.91%) J2EE
18 23 (5.23%) Spring
19 21 (4.77%) LINQ
20 19 (4.32%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 28 (6.36%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (5.68%) Open Source
3 18 (4.09%) Mobile App
4 14 (3.18%) Computer Science
5 13 (2.95%) Enterprise Software
6 11 (2.50%) Digital Media
7 8 (1.82%) Management Information System
7 8 (1.82%) NHS
8 7 (1.59%) User Experience
8 7 (1.59%) N-Tier
9 6 (1.36%) Data Integration
10 5 (1.14%) Algorithms
11 4 (0.91%) DTV
11 4 (0.91%) PMI
11 4 (0.91%) Data Structures
11 4 (0.91%) Private Cloud
12 3 (0.68%) Linked Data
12 3 (0.68%) Mainframe
12 3 (0.68%) Video on Demand
12 3 (0.68%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 37 (8.41%) Linux
2 34 (7.73%) Windows
3 26 (5.91%) Apple iOS
4 22 (5.00%) Android
5 17 (3.86%) UNIX
6 12 (2.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (1.82%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (0.91%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (0.91%) VMS
9 2 (0.45%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.45%) HPUX
9 2 (0.45%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.23%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 140 (31.82%) TDD
2 131 (29.77%) Scrum
3 80 (18.18%) MVC
4 68 (15.45%) Continuous Integration
5 64 (14.55%) OO
6 58 (13.18%) Software Engineering
7 50 (11.36%) BDD
8 46 (10.45%) OOP
8 46 (10.45%) Unit Testing
9 39 (8.86%) Project Management
10 38 (8.64%) PRINCE2
11 33 (7.50%) Kanban
12 30 (6.82%) E-Commerce
13 24 (5.45%) Business Intelligence
13 24 (5.45%) Waterfall
14 23 (5.23%) iOS Development
15 22 (5.00%) Web Development
16 19 (4.32%) SOA
16 19 (4.32%) Mentoring
16 19 (4.32%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 128 (29.09%) JavaScript
2 106 (24.09%) Java
3 84 (19.09%) C#
4 80 (18.18%) SQL
5 38 (8.64%) Python
6 30 (6.82%) PHP
7 22 (5.00%) Ruby
8 16 (3.64%) T-SQL
9 15 (3.41%) Scala
10 12 (2.73%) Perl
11 11 (2.50%) C++
12 9 (2.05%) PL/SQL
12 9 (2.05%) Objective-C
13 8 (1.82%) XQuery
14 7 (1.59%) Groovy
15 6 (1.36%) PHP5
15 6 (1.36%) Bash Shell
16 5 (1.14%) Shell Script
17 4 (0.91%) C
18 3 (0.68%) R
Qualifications
1 32 (7.27%) Degree
2 24 (5.45%) Security Cleared
3 17 (3.86%) DV Cleared
4 11 (2.50%) ISEB
5 8 (1.82%) PMI Certification
6 4 (0.91%) ISTQB
6 4 (0.91%) PMP
7 2 (0.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (0.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (0.45%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.23%) Sun Certification
8 1 (0.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.23%) OCPJP
8 1 (0.23%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (0.23%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (5.91%) QA
2 9 (2.05%) P3O
3 5 (1.14%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (0.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.45%) Squid
2 2 (0.45%) VirtualBox
2 2 (0.45%) Docker
3 1 (0.23%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.23%) XenApp
3 1 (0.23%) XenDesktop
3 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 14 (3.18%) Puppet
2 9 (2.05%) Vagrant
3 7 (1.59%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (1.36%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.45%) Capistrano
5 2 (0.45%) StatsD
6 1 (0.23%) Ansible
6 1 (0.23%) Salt
6 1 (0.23%) XenMobile
6 1 (0.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.23%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 40 (9.09%) Oracle
2 39 (8.86%) Microsoft
3 11 (2.50%) hybris
3 11 (2.50%) Red Hat
4 9 (2.05%) HP
4 9 (2.05%) SAP
5 8 (1.82%) Atlassian
6 7 (1.59%) Cognos
7 6 (1.36%) VMware
7 6 (1.36%) Citrix
7 6 (1.36%) Twitter
8 5 (1.14%) Talend
9 4 (0.91%) Sitecore
9 4 (0.91%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
9 4 (0.91%) Progress
9 4 (0.91%) Ericsson
9 4 (0.91%) Xamarin
10 3 (0.68%) Sybase
10 3 (0.68%) IBM
10 3 (0.68%) TIBCO
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