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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Agile Software Development
Rank 2 4 6
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +2
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 384 225 169
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 21.15% 15.87% 14.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 25.70% 20.64% 18.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 248 163 101
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £288 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +7.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 3
Average hourly rate £40.00 - £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £36.00 £36.73
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -1.98%
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
1494 1090 901
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 82.27% 76.87% 75.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 883 662 482
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £537 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 32 34
Average hourly rate £40.00 £17.50 £17.15
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+128.57% +2.04%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 14 February 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 14 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Software Development within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 14 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Stockport +5 28 £425 - 22
Salford 0 17 £425 +3.03% 1
Bolton +1 9 £325 -16.12% 3
Cheadle - 2 £400 - 1
Oldham - 2 £341 - 2
Wigan - 2 £318 - 2
Altrincham +1 1 £370 -2.63% 3
Agile Software Development
North West

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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.

1 295 (40.14%) Scrum
2 225 (30.61%) TDD
3 200 (27.21%) Java
4 158 (21.50%) JavaScript
5 133 (18.10%) BDD
6 129 (17.55%) HTML
7 120 (16.33%) CSS
8 119 (16.19%) Web Services
9 114 (15.51%) SQL
10 100 (13.61%) Finance
11 94 (12.79%) Continuous Integration
12 91 (12.38%) .NET
13 87 (11.84%) Project Management
14 85 (11.56%) C#
14 85 (11.56%) Software Engineering
15 82 (11.16%) Git (software)
16 79 (10.75%) REST
17 75 (10.20%) MVC
18 71 (9.66%) SDLC
19 70 (9.52%) RESTful
19 70 (9.52%) HTML5
19 70 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
19 70 (9.52%) Linux
19 70 (9.52%) Microsoft
20 69 (9.39%) XML
20 69 (9.39%) JIRA
21 68 (9.25%) QA
22 67 (9.12%) Waterfall
23 64 (8.71%) AngularJS
24 62 (8.44%) jQuery

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 24 (3.27%) CMS
2 19 (2.59%) Confluence
3 15 (2.04%) WebSphere
4 14 (1.90%) Sitecore CMS
4 14 (1.90%) Tomcat
5 10 (1.36%) Node.js
6 9 (1.22%) SharePoint
7 8 (1.09%) JBoss
7 8 (1.09%) nginx
7 8 (1.09%) OpenStack
8 6 (0.82%) Apache
8 6 (0.82%) CloudStack
9 5 (0.68%) IIS
9 5 (0.68%) SharePoint 2013
10 4 (0.54%) BizTalk Server
10 4 (0.54%) Jetty
10 4 (0.54%) WebLogic
11 3 (0.41%) Skype for Business
11 3 (0.41%) WebSphere Application Server
12 2 (0.27%) EPiServer CMS
Applications
1 39 (5.31%) MS Excel
2 13 (1.77%) MS Project
3 12 (1.63%) MS Visio
4 10 (1.36%) MS Office
4 10 (1.36%) Photoshop
5 9 (1.22%) MS PowerPoint
6 7 (0.95%) Adobe Illustrator
7 3 (0.41%) Mingle
8 2 (0.27%) OmniGraffle
9 1 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 16 (2.18%) Dynamics AX
2 11 (1.50%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (0.95%) Magento
4 4 (0.54%) Oracle ERP
5 3 (0.41%) Primavera
5 3 (0.41%) SAP PS
6 2 (0.27%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.27%) Payment Gateway
6 2 (0.27%) SDL Web 8
7 1 (0.14%) OpenText MBPM
7 1 (0.14%) SAP CO
7 1 (0.14%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.14%) SAP FI
7 1 (0.14%) SAP FI/CO
7 1 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.14%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 60 (8.16%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (1.77%) GitHub
3 10 (1.36%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (1.22%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (0.68%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (0.68%) Amazon S3
5 5 (0.68%) SaaS
6 4 (0.54%) Google App Engine
6 4 (0.54%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (0.41%) PaaS
8 2 (0.27%) Office 365
9 1 (0.14%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 1 (0.14%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (0.14%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.14%) CloudFront
9 1 (0.14%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 40 (5.44%) HTTP
2 16 (2.18%) Internet
3 11 (1.50%) Bluetooth
4 4 (0.54%) DHCP
4 4 (0.54%) DNS
4 4 (0.54%) FTP
4 4 (0.54%) IPsec
4 4 (0.54%) TCP/IP
5 3 (0.41%) HTTPS
5 3 (0.41%) Skype
6 2 (0.27%) Intranet
7 1 (0.14%) 4G
7 1 (0.14%) Kerberos
7 1 (0.14%) SSL
7 1 (0.14%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (8.16%) SQL Server
2 52 (7.07%) NoSQL
3 26 (3.54%) MySQL
4 20 (2.72%) Big Data
5 17 (2.31%) Data Warehouse
6 15 (2.04%) PostgreSQL
7 14 (1.90%) Oracle Database
7 14 (1.90%) Relational Database
8 12 (1.63%) GIS
9 11 (1.50%) MongoDB
10 10 (1.36%) Pentaho
11 7 (0.95%) SQL Server 2008
12 6 (0.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 6 (0.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 5 (0.68%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 5 (0.68%) Apache Cassandra
13 5 (0.68%) DB2
13 5 (0.68%) Hadoop
13 5 (0.68%) SQL Server 2005
14 4 (0.54%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 82 (11.16%) Git (software)
2 69 (9.39%) JIRA
3 54 (7.35%) Subversion
4 53 (7.21%) Selenium
5 32 (4.35%) Jenkins
6 30 (4.08%) Cucumber
7 24 (3.27%) Visual Studio
8 21 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
9 20 (2.72%) JUnit
10 18 (2.45%) Maven
11 17 (2.31%) Gradle
11 17 (2.31%) SpecFlow
12 14 (1.90%) WebDriver
13 13 (1.77%) Mercurial
14 11 (1.50%) JBehave
14 11 (1.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
15 10 (1.36%) Toad
16 8 (1.09%) Ant
17 7 (0.95%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 7 (0.95%) QUnit
General
1 100 (13.61%) Finance
2 45 (6.12%) Banking
3 29 (3.95%) Retail
4 11 (1.50%) Games
5 10 (1.36%) Telecoms
6 8 (1.09%) Legal
7 6 (0.82%) Retail Banking
8 5 (0.68%) Advertising
9 3 (0.41%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.41%) Marketing
10 2 (0.27%) Back Office
10 2 (0.27%) Electronics
11 1 (0.14%) Billing
11 1 (0.14%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.14%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.14%) Local Government
11 1 (0.14%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.14%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 307 (41.77%) Developer
2 102 (13.88%) Analyst
3 101 (13.74%) Java Developer
4 72 (9.80%) Business Analyst
5 60 (8.16%) Architect
6 57 (7.76%) Project Manager
7 44 (5.99%) Agile Developer
8 43 (5.85%) .NET Developer
9 38 (5.17%) Senior Developer
10 35 (4.76%) Consultant
11 28 (3.81%) Agile Business Analyst
11 28 (3.81%) Agile Java Developer
12 27 (3.67%) C# Developer
12 27 (3.67%) Test Analyst
13 25 (3.40%) Tester
14 24 (3.27%) Scala Developer
15 23 (3.13%) Software Developer
15 23 (3.13%) Software Engineer
16 21 (2.86%) JavaScript Developer
16 21 (2.86%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 129 (17.55%) HTML
2 120 (16.33%) CSS
3 119 (16.19%) Web Services
4 91 (12.38%) .NET
5 79 (10.75%) REST
6 70 (9.52%) HTML5
6 70 (9.52%) RESTful
7 69 (9.39%) XML
8 64 (8.71%) AngularJS
9 62 (8.44%) jQuery
10 56 (7.62%) JSON
11 44 (5.99%) CSS3
11 44 (5.99%) Spring
12 34 (4.63%) ASP.NET
13 27 (3.67%) ASP.NET MVC
14 23 (3.13%) J2EE
15 22 (2.99%) SOAP
15 22 (2.99%) XSLT
16 20 (2.72%) .NET Framework
17 15 (2.04%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 59 (8.03%) User Experience
2 25 (3.40%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (3.40%) Enterprise Software
3 21 (2.86%) Mobile App
4 18 (2.45%) Video on Demand
5 16 (2.18%) Management Information System
6 14 (1.90%) Data Integration
7 13 (1.77%) IPTV
8 12 (1.63%) Computer Science
8 12 (1.63%) Visualisation
9 9 (1.22%) iPad
10 8 (1.09%) Psychology
11 7 (0.95%) Public Cloud
12 6 (0.82%) Animation
12 6 (0.82%) Digital Media
13 5 (0.68%) W3C
14 4 (0.54%) N-Tier
15 3 (0.41%) Augmented Reality
15 3 (0.41%) Mobile Computing
15 3 (0.41%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 70 (9.52%) Linux
2 38 (5.17%) Windows
3 33 (4.49%) Android
4 30 (4.08%) Apple iOS
5 28 (3.81%) Unix
6 8 (1.09%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (0.95%) AIX
7 7 (0.95%) Mac OS
7 7 (0.95%) Windows Vista
7 7 (0.95%) Windows XP
8 6 (0.82%) CentOS
9 3 (0.41%) Debian
9 3 (0.41%) Mac OS X
9 3 (0.41%) Windows Server
10 2 (0.27%) openSUSE
11 1 (0.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.14%) webOS
11 1 (0.14%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.14%) Windows Phone 7
11 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 295 (40.14%) Scrum
2 225 (30.61%) TDD
3 133 (18.10%) BDD
4 94 (12.79%) Continuous Integration
5 87 (11.84%) Project Management
6 85 (11.56%) Software Engineering
7 75 (10.20%) MVC
8 71 (9.66%) SDLC
9 70 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
10 67 (9.12%) Waterfall
11 62 (8.44%) OO
12 48 (6.53%) Kanban
12 48 (6.53%) OOP
13 41 (5.58%) PRINCE2
14 40 (5.44%) User Stories
15 39 (5.31%) Service Delivery
16 38 (5.17%) DevOps
17 37 (5.03%) High Availability
18 34 (4.63%) Open Source
19 32 (4.35%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 200 (27.21%) Java
2 158 (21.50%) JavaScript
3 114 (15.51%) SQL
4 85 (11.56%) C#
5 54 (7.35%) Scala
6 52 (7.07%) Python
7 27 (3.67%) C++
8 22 (2.99%) Objective-C
8 22 (2.99%) Ruby
9 21 (2.86%) Bash Shell
10 19 (2.59%) C
10 19 (2.59%) T-SQL
11 12 (1.63%) PHP
12 11 (1.50%) Groovy
13 10 (1.36%) Shell Script
14 4 (0.54%) PowerShell
15 3 (0.41%) Perl
15 3 (0.41%) PL/SQL
16 2 (0.27%) Clojure
16 2 (0.27%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 38 (5.17%) Security Cleared
2 37 (5.03%) Degree
3 21 (2.86%) ISEB
4 16 (2.18%) ISTQB
4 16 (2.18%) SC Cleared
5 14 (1.90%) DV Cleared
6 13 (1.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 9 (1.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 5 (0.68%) HND
9 4 (0.54%) BPSS Clearance
9 4 (0.54%) CISSP
10 3 (0.41%) APMP
10 3 (0.41%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (0.41%) PMI Certification
10 3 (0.41%) PMP
11 2 (0.27%) OCPJP
11 2 (0.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 1 (0.14%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (9.25%) QA
2 14 (1.90%) WCAG
3 5 (0.68%) SLA
4 4 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.41%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.27%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.14%) COBIT
7 1 (0.14%) ISO26262
System Software
1 13 (1.77%) Docker
2 6 (0.82%) Active Directory
2 6 (0.82%) vSphere
2 6 (0.82%) Xen
2 6 (0.82%) XenServer
3 4 (0.54%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.27%) vCloud
5 1 (0.14%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 23 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
2 19 (2.59%) Puppet
3 13 (1.77%) Cobbler
4 9 (1.22%) Tivoli
5 7 (0.95%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (0.27%) Ansible
6 2 (0.27%) Capistrano
6 2 (0.27%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.14%) Graylog
7 1 (0.14%) Packer
7 1 (0.14%) Salt
7 1 (0.14%) Terraform
Vendors
1 70 (9.52%) Microsoft
2 46 (6.26%) Oracle
3 15 (2.04%) SAP
4 14 (1.90%) Sitecore
5 13 (1.77%) EPiServer
6 9 (1.22%) Adobe
7 8 (1.09%) ESRI
8 6 (0.82%) Capita
8 6 (0.82%) EnterpriseDB
8 6 (0.82%) IBM
8 6 (0.82%) VMware
9 5 (0.68%) Atlassian
9 5 (0.68%) hybris
9 5 (0.68%) Twitter
10 4 (0.54%) BEA
10 4 (0.54%) Google
11 3 (0.41%) Facebook
11 3 (0.41%) Informatica
11 3 (0.41%) Pega
12 2 (0.27%) Xamarin
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