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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 4 4 8
Rank change year-on-year
0 +4
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 292 238 151
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 15.52% 17.91% 12.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 20.03% 23.63% 17.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 163 109
Average daily rate
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£423 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.98% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £596 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £358
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
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
1458 1007 883
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 77.47% 75.77% 73.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 882 609 465
Average daily rate £400 £350 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 27 47
Average hourly rate £33.64 £14.75 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+128.06% -15.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £11.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £27.50 £35.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

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 3 September 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 3 September 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 3 September 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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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 +2 10 £325 +0.77% 15
Salford +1 7 £445 +29.45% 1
Bolton +3 4 £410 +9.33% 7
Altrincham - 1 - - 6
Agile Software Development
North West

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 3 September 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.

1 169 (35.06%) Scrum
2 136 (28.22%) TDD
3 126 (26.14%) JavaScript
4 122 (25.31%) Java
5 93 (19.29%) HTML
6 89 (18.46%) .NET
7 88 (18.26%) Finance
8 87 (18.05%) CSS
9 67 (13.90%) C#
10 63 (13.07%) Continuous Integration
11 61 (12.66%) Git (software)
12 59 (12.24%) Project Management
13 55 (11.41%) OO
14 53 (11.00%) SQL
14 53 (11.00%) AngularJS
15 51 (10.58%) HTML5
16 49 (10.17%) MVC
16 49 (10.17%) Web Services
16 49 (10.17%) QA
17 48 (9.96%) BDD
18 44 (9.13%) REST
18 44 (9.13%) JSON
19 43 (8.92%) Software Delivery
20 42 (8.71%) CSS3
20 42 (8.71%) Subversion
21 39 (8.09%) Microsoft
22 37 (7.68%) jQuery
23 36 (7.47%) Open Source
24 35 (7.26%) SOA
24 35 (7.26%) SOAP

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 24 (4.98%) CMS
2 21 (4.36%) Node.js
3 14 (2.90%) Apache
4 12 (2.49%) nginx
5 10 (2.07%) SharePoint
5 10 (2.07%) WebSphere
6 9 (1.87%) Tomcat
6 9 (1.87%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 8 (1.66%) Umbraco
8 7 (1.45%) IIS
8 7 (1.45%) Jetty
8 7 (1.45%) Sitecore CMS
9 6 (1.24%) Zope
10 5 (1.04%) JBoss
10 5 (1.04%) WebLogic
11 4 (0.83%) Liferay
11 4 (0.83%) Apache ServiceMix
12 3 (0.62%) Confluence
13 2 (0.41%) Oracle Service Bus
13 2 (0.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 16 (3.32%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.24%) MS Office
3 5 (1.04%) Adobe Illustrator
3 5 (1.04%) Photoshop
3 5 (1.04%) MS Project
4 4 (0.83%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.41%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (1.87%) Oracle EBS
2 8 (1.66%) Oracle BPM
3 7 (1.45%) Oracle TCA
4 6 (1.24%) Dynamics CRM
5 5 (1.04%) Oracle Financials
6 3 (0.62%) Magento
6 3 (0.62%) SAP PS
7 2 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (0.21%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 23 (4.77%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (2.07%) Cloud Computing
3 7 (1.45%) Amazon EC2
3 7 (1.45%) Google App Engine
3 7 (1.45%) Google Cloud Platform
4 5 (1.04%) SaaS
5 4 (0.83%) PaaS
5 4 (0.83%) IaaS
6 2 (0.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 2 (0.41%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (0.21%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.21%) Adobe Analytics
7 1 (0.21%) Office 365
7 1 (0.21%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 19 (3.94%) HTTP
2 7 (1.45%) TCP/IP
2 7 (1.45%) DNS
2 7 (1.45%) DHCP
2 7 (1.45%) FTP
2 7 (1.45%) IPsec
3 6 (1.24%) Internet
4 3 (0.62%) VoIP
5 2 (0.41%) Network Security
5 2 (0.41%) AMQP
6 1 (0.21%) Firewall
6 1 (0.21%) NFC
6 1 (0.21%) SMS
6 1 (0.21%) Intranet
6 1 (0.21%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (6.64%) SQL Server
2 24 (4.98%) Big Data
3 18 (3.73%) NoSQL
4 17 (3.53%) Data Warehouse
5 14 (2.90%) Hadoop
5 14 (2.90%) MongoDB
6 11 (2.28%) MySQL
7 10 (2.07%) Oracle Database
8 8 (1.66%) Pentaho
9 6 (1.24%) PostgreSQL
10 5 (1.04%) Apache Cassandra
11 4 (0.83%) SQL Server 2008
11 4 (0.83%) CouchDB
11 4 (0.83%) RavenDB
11 4 (0.83%) SQL Server 2012
12 3 (0.62%) SimpleDB
12 3 (0.62%) Oracle Database 11g
12 3 (0.62%) SQLite
12 3 (0.62%) Relational Database
13 2 (0.41%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 61 (12.66%) Git (software)
2 42 (8.71%) Subversion
3 22 (4.56%) Selenium
3 22 (4.56%) Mercurial
4 19 (3.94%) JIRA
5 17 (3.53%) Jenkins
6 15 (3.11%) Visual Studio
7 14 (2.90%) Team Foundation Server
8 13 (2.70%) SoapUI
9 9 (1.87%) Eclipse
10 8 (1.66%) Gradle
11 7 (1.45%) SpecFlow
11 7 (1.45%) Cucumber
12 5 (1.04%) Axure RP
12 5 (1.04%) JUnit
12 5 (1.04%) Maven
12 5 (1.04%) ReSharper
12 5 (1.04%) TeamCity
12 5 (1.04%) RSpec
12 5 (1.04%) WebDriver
General
1 88 (18.26%) Finance
2 29 (6.02%) Banking
3 18 (3.73%) Retail
4 15 (3.11%) Telecoms
5 6 (1.24%) Manufacturing
5 6 (1.24%) Marketing
6 5 (1.04%) Legal
6 5 (1.04%) Pharmaceutical
7 4 (0.83%) Retail Banking
7 4 (0.83%) Law
8 3 (0.62%) Local Government
9 2 (0.41%) Billing
9 2 (0.41%) Electronics
9 2 (0.41%) Advertising
10 1 (0.21%) Publishing
10 1 (0.21%) Games
10 1 (0.21%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 210 (43.57%) Developer
2 59 (12.24%) Project Manager
3 52 (10.79%) Analyst
4 50 (10.37%) Architect
5 44 (9.13%) Java Developer
6 39 (8.09%) Business Analyst
7 38 (7.88%) .NET Developer
8 30 (6.22%) Senior Developer
9 22 (4.56%) Consultant
10 20 (4.15%) Technical Architect
11 17 (3.53%) Front-End Developer
11 17 (3.53%) Agile Business Analyst
12 16 (3.32%) Senior Java Developer
13 15 (3.11%) C# Developer
14 14 (2.90%) JavaScript Developer
15 13 (2.70%) Agile Project Manager
16 12 (2.49%) Tester
17 11 (2.28%) Solutions Architect
17 11 (2.28%) Digital Project Manager
18 10 (2.07%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (19.29%) HTML
2 89 (18.46%) .NET
3 87 (18.05%) CSS
4 53 (11.00%) AngularJS
5 51 (10.58%) HTML5
6 49 (10.17%) Web Services
7 44 (9.13%) JSON
7 44 (9.13%) REST
8 42 (8.71%) CSS3
9 37 (7.68%) jQuery
10 35 (7.26%) SOAP
11 29 (6.02%) RESTful
12 28 (5.81%) J2EE
13 26 (5.39%) Ajax
14 24 (4.98%) ASP.NET
15 23 (4.77%) XML
16 20 (4.15%) Gherkin
17 18 (3.73%) Django
18 16 (3.32%) WCF
18 16 (3.32%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 32 (6.64%) User Experience
2 24 (4.98%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (2.90%) Mobile App
4 12 (2.49%) Enterprise Software
4 12 (2.49%) Data Integration
5 8 (1.66%) Digital Media
5 8 (1.66%) Management Information System
6 6 (1.24%) Human Factors
6 6 (1.24%) Computer Science
7 5 (1.04%) Visualisation
8 4 (0.83%) PMI
8 4 (0.83%) Data Centre
9 3 (0.62%) Mainframe
9 3 (0.62%) N-Tier
9 3 (0.62%) Video on Demand
9 3 (0.62%) New Media
9 3 (0.62%) Data Structures
9 3 (0.62%) Algorithms
10 2 (0.41%) Mobile Banking
10 2 (0.41%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 35 (7.26%) Linux
2 27 (5.60%) Android
2 27 (5.60%) Apple iOS
3 22 (4.56%) Windows
4 19 (3.94%) UNIX
5 5 (1.04%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (0.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (0.62%) Windows Mobile
7 2 (0.41%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.21%) Solaris
8 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.21%) CentOS
8 1 (0.21%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 169 (35.06%) Scrum
2 136 (28.22%) TDD
3 63 (13.07%) Continuous Integration
4 59 (12.24%) Project Management
5 55 (11.41%) OO
6 49 (10.17%) MVC
7 48 (9.96%) BDD
8 43 (8.92%) Software Delivery
9 36 (7.47%) Open Source
10 35 (7.26%) SOA
10 35 (7.26%) SDLC
11 33 (6.85%) E-Commerce
11 33 (6.85%) OOP
12 32 (6.64%) Mentoring
13 31 (6.43%) Pair Programming
13 31 (6.43%) Unit Testing
14 28 (5.81%) Kanban
15 27 (5.60%) PRINCE2
16 26 (5.39%) Stakeholder Management
16 26 (5.39%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 126 (26.14%) JavaScript
2 122 (25.31%) Java
3 67 (13.90%) C#
4 53 (11.00%) SQL
5 27 (5.60%) Python
6 26 (5.39%) Scala
7 21 (4.36%) Groovy
8 18 (3.73%) C++
9 14 (2.90%) Ruby
10 12 (2.49%) Objective-C
11 10 (2.07%) Bash Shell
12 9 (1.87%) Perl
13 7 (1.45%) PHP
13 7 (1.45%) C
14 4 (0.83%) PL/SQL
15 3 (0.62%) Embedded C
15 3 (0.62%) T-SQL
15 3 (0.62%) PHP5
16 2 (0.41%) R
16 2 (0.41%) JCL
Qualifications
1 25 (5.19%) Security Cleared
2 22 (4.56%) Degree
3 15 (3.11%) ISEB
4 10 (2.07%) ISTQB
5 9 (1.87%) PMI Certification
6 7 (1.45%) DV Cleared
7 5 (1.04%) PMP
8 4 (0.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 3 (0.62%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 3 (0.62%) SC Cleared
10 2 (0.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 2 (0.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (0.21%) OCPJP
11 1 (0.21%) ISEB Practitioner
11 1 (0.21%) Oracle Certification
11 1 (0.21%) Sun Certification
11 1 (0.21%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.21%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (10.17%) QA
2 5 (1.04%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.41%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (2.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (0.83%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.83%) Squid
3 2 (0.41%) VirtualBox
3 2 (0.41%) Docker
4 1 (0.21%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 18 (3.73%) Opscode Chef
2 13 (2.70%) Puppet
3 5 (1.04%) HP Quality Center
3 5 (1.04%) Capistrano
4 4 (0.83%) Vagrant
5 2 (0.41%) StatsD
6 1 (0.21%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.21%) Oracle EDQ
6 1 (0.21%) Oozie
Vendors
1 39 (8.09%) Microsoft
2 26 (5.39%) Oracle
3 16 (3.32%) VMware
4 15 (3.11%) Adobe
5 10 (2.07%) IBM
6 9 (1.87%) Google
7 8 (1.66%) SAP
8 7 (1.45%) HP
8 7 (1.45%) Sitecore
8 7 (1.45%) hybris
9 5 (1.04%) Twitter
9 5 (1.04%) Xamarin
9 5 (1.04%) Hyperion
10 4 (0.83%) Citrix
10 4 (0.83%) Talend
11 3 (0.62%) Tableau
11 3 (0.62%) NetApp
12 2 (0.41%) Retek
12 2 (0.41%) Red Hat
12 2 (0.41%) Informatica
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Salford
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