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 31 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
31 Jul 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 219 213 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 13.54% 17.30% 12.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 18.08% 23.88% 16.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 150 96
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£388 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £597 £500 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Average hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -25.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +1.42%
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
1211 892 850
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 74.89% 72.46% 74.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 735 501 456
Average daily rate £380 £350 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +5.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 26 35
Average hourly rate £20.50 £23.75 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.68% +35.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £48.75 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

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 31 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 31 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 31 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 +3 10 £331 -11.66% 12
Salford +1 9 £400 +14.28% 3
Stockport +4 7 £325 +1.56% 10
Altrincham - 1 - - 6
Sale - 1 £275 -
Agile Software Development
North West

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 31 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.

1 138 (30.53%) Scrum
2 131 (28.98%) TDD
3 127 (28.10%) JavaScript
4 119 (26.33%) Java
5 103 (22.79%) HTML
6 94 (20.80%) Finance
7 91 (20.13%) CSS
8 89 (19.69%) .NET
9 69 (15.27%) C#
10 62 (13.72%) SQL
11 61 (13.50%) Web Services
11 61 (13.50%) MVC
12 59 (13.05%) Continuous Integration
13 56 (12.39%) OO
14 55 (12.17%) JSON
15 54 (11.95%) AngularJS
16 51 (11.28%) HTML5
16 51 (11.28%) Git (software)
17 50 (11.06%) Project Management
18 45 (9.96%) BDD
19 44 (9.73%) REST
19 44 (9.73%) CSS3
19 44 (9.73%) jQuery
20 42 (9.29%) Unit Testing
21 40 (8.85%) SDLC
22 38 (8.41%) E-Commerce
22 38 (8.41%) Subversion
22 38 (8.41%) Software Engineering
23 37 (8.19%) QA
24 35 (7.74%) Oracle

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 23 (5.09%) Node.js
2 20 (4.42%) CMS
3 18 (3.98%) Apache
4 11 (2.43%) SharePoint
5 8 (1.77%) Zope
5 8 (1.77%) Umbraco
6 7 (1.55%) WebLogic
6 7 (1.55%) Confluence
7 6 (1.33%) nginx
7 6 (1.33%) Tomcat
8 5 (1.11%) Liferay
8 5 (1.11%) Sitecore CMS
9 4 (0.88%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 4 (0.88%) Apache ServiceMix
9 4 (0.88%) JBoss
9 4 (0.88%) WebSphere
10 3 (0.66%) Oracle Workflow
11 2 (0.44%) WebLogic Portal
11 2 (0.44%) IIS
11 2 (0.44%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 10 (2.21%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.88%) MS Visio
2 4 (0.88%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (0.88%) Photoshop
3 3 (0.66%) MS Project
4 2 (0.44%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.22%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (1.99%) Oracle EBS
1 9 (1.99%) Oracle BPM
2 7 (1.55%) Oracle TCA
3 5 (1.11%) Oracle Financials
4 4 (0.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.22%) Magento
5 1 (0.22%) Tridion
5 1 (0.22%) SAP PS
Cloud Services
1 18 (3.98%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (1.11%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (0.88%) SaaS
3 4 (0.88%) PaaS
3 4 (0.88%) IaaS
4 2 (0.44%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (0.44%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 2 (0.44%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.44%) Google App Engine
5 1 (0.22%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.22%) Adobe Analytics
5 1 (0.22%) Office 365
5 1 (0.22%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 16 (3.54%) HTTP
2 10 (2.21%) Internet
3 4 (0.88%) RNC
3 4 (0.88%) ATM
3 4 (0.88%) GSM
3 4 (0.88%) SDH
3 4 (0.88%) UMTS
3 4 (0.88%) Ethernet
3 4 (0.88%) AMQP
3 4 (0.88%) Radio Access Network
4 2 (0.44%) iBeacon
4 2 (0.44%) IPsec
4 2 (0.44%) Network Security
4 2 (0.44%) FTP
4 2 (0.44%) VoIP
4 2 (0.44%) DHCP
4 2 (0.44%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.44%) DNS
5 1 (0.22%) Intranet
5 1 (0.22%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (6.64%) SQL Server
2 27 (5.97%) MySQL
3 22 (4.87%) NoSQL
4 19 (4.20%) MongoDB
5 14 (3.10%) Hadoop
5 14 (3.10%) Big Data
6 11 (2.43%) Oracle Database
6 11 (2.43%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (1.55%) RavenDB
7 7 (1.55%) SQL Server 2008
8 6 (1.33%) CouchDB
8 6 (1.33%) Relational Database
9 5 (1.11%) SimpleDB
9 5 (1.11%) Apache Cassandra
10 4 (0.88%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (0.88%) PostgreSQL
10 4 (0.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 4 (0.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 3 (0.66%) SQL Server 2005
11 3 (0.66%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 51 (11.28%) Git (software)
2 38 (8.41%) Subversion
3 29 (6.42%) JIRA
4 19 (4.20%) Selenium
5 14 (3.10%) SoapUI
6 12 (2.65%) Jenkins
6 12 (2.65%) Mercurial
6 12 (2.65%) Visual Studio
6 12 (2.65%) Eclipse
7 10 (2.21%) Cucumber
8 9 (1.99%) JUnit
9 8 (1.77%) ReSharper
9 8 (1.77%) Gradle
10 6 (1.33%) SpecFlow
10 6 (1.33%) Ant
10 6 (1.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 6 (1.33%) Team Foundation Server
11 5 (1.11%) WebDriver
11 5 (1.11%) Maven
11 5 (1.11%) Axure RP
General
1 94 (20.80%) Finance
2 27 (5.97%) Banking
3 21 (4.65%) Telecoms
4 16 (3.54%) Retail
5 9 (1.99%) Manufacturing
6 6 (1.33%) Marketing
7 5 (1.11%) Law
7 5 (1.11%) Pharmaceutical
8 4 (0.88%) Legal
8 4 (0.88%) Electronics
8 4 (0.88%) Retail Banking
9 3 (0.66%) Games
10 2 (0.44%) Billing
10 2 (0.44%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.44%) Local Government
10 2 (0.44%) Publishing
10 2 (0.44%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.22%) Front Office
11 1 (0.22%) Back Office
11 1 (0.22%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 204 (45.13%) Developer
2 55 (12.17%) Project Manager
3 45 (9.96%) Analyst
4 44 (9.73%) Architect
5 42 (9.29%) .NET Developer
6 37 (8.19%) Java Developer
7 31 (6.86%) Business Analyst
8 19 (4.20%) Front-End Developer
8 19 (4.20%) Agile Project Manager
9 16 (3.54%) Senior Developer
10 15 (3.32%) C# Developer
11 13 (2.88%) Solutions Architect
11 13 (2.88%) Tester
11 13 (2.88%) Technical Architect
12 12 (2.65%) Mobile Developer
12 12 (2.65%) JavaScript Developer
13 11 (2.43%) Web Developer
14 10 (2.21%) Consultant
14 10 (2.21%) Android Developer
14 10 (2.21%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 103 (22.79%) HTML
2 91 (20.13%) CSS
3 89 (19.69%) .NET
4 61 (13.50%) Web Services
5 55 (12.17%) JSON
6 54 (11.95%) AngularJS
7 51 (11.28%) HTML5
8 44 (9.73%) REST
8 44 (9.73%) CSS3
8 44 (9.73%) jQuery
9 33 (7.30%) Ajax
10 31 (6.86%) XML
10 31 (6.86%) J2EE
11 28 (6.19%) RESTful
12 24 (5.31%) ASP.NET
13 23 (5.09%) SOAP
14 21 (4.65%) Spring
15 18 (3.98%) WCF
16 17 (3.76%) LINQ
16 17 (3.76%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 26 (5.75%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (4.42%) User Experience
3 17 (3.76%) Mobile App
4 15 (3.32%) Enterprise Software
5 10 (2.21%) Digital Media
6 9 (1.99%) Computer Science
7 8 (1.77%) Management Information System
8 6 (1.33%) Data Integration
9 5 (1.11%) Visualisation
9 5 (1.11%) Data Centre
10 4 (0.88%) Video on Demand
10 4 (0.88%) Data Structures
10 4 (0.88%) Algorithms
10 4 (0.88%) Private Cloud
10 4 (0.88%) DTV
10 4 (0.88%) IPTV
11 3 (0.66%) Clustering
11 3 (0.66%) N-Tier
11 3 (0.66%) New Media
12 2 (0.44%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 33 (7.30%) Linux
2 32 (7.08%) Windows
3 30 (6.64%) Android
3 30 (6.64%) Apple iOS
4 15 (3.32%) UNIX
5 8 (1.77%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (1.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (0.66%) Windows Mobile
8 2 (0.44%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.22%) Solaris
9 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.22%) CentOS
9 1 (0.22%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.22%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 138 (30.53%) Scrum
2 131 (28.98%) TDD
3 61 (13.50%) MVC
4 59 (13.05%) Continuous Integration
5 56 (12.39%) OO
6 50 (11.06%) Project Management
7 45 (9.96%) BDD
8 42 (9.29%) Unit Testing
9 40 (8.85%) SDLC
10 38 (8.41%) E-Commerce
10 38 (8.41%) Software Engineering
11 34 (7.52%) OOP
12 27 (5.97%) PRINCE2
12 27 (5.97%) SOA
12 27 (5.97%) Open Source
13 26 (5.75%) Kanban
14 25 (5.53%) Pair Programming
14 25 (5.53%) Mentoring
15 24 (5.31%) Android Development
15 24 (5.31%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 127 (28.10%) JavaScript
2 119 (26.33%) Java
3 69 (15.27%) C#
4 62 (13.72%) SQL
5 26 (5.75%) Python
6 17 (3.76%) PHP
7 16 (3.54%) Scala
8 13 (2.88%) Objective-C
8 13 (2.88%) Ruby
8 13 (2.88%) Perl
9 12 (2.65%) Groovy
10 11 (2.43%) C++
11 7 (1.55%) C
11 7 (1.55%) Bash Shell
12 5 (1.11%) PHP5
12 5 (1.11%) PL/SQL
12 5 (1.11%) T-SQL
13 3 (0.66%) Shell Script
13 3 (0.66%) Embedded C
13 3 (0.66%) R
Qualifications
1 28 (6.19%) Degree
2 15 (3.32%) Security Cleared
3 13 (2.88%) ISEB
4 11 (2.43%) DV Cleared
5 9 (1.99%) PMI Certification
6 8 (1.77%) PMP
6 8 (1.77%) ISTQB
7 3 (0.66%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (0.66%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 3 (0.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.22%) OCPJP
8 1 (0.22%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (0.22%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.22%) Sun Certification
8 1 (0.22%) APMP
8 1 (0.22%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (8.19%) QA
2 5 (1.11%) Data Quality
2 5 (1.11%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (1.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (0.88%) Squid
3 2 (0.44%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.44%) VirtualBox
3 2 (0.44%) Docker
4 1 (0.22%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 12 (2.65%) Puppet
2 9 (1.99%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (1.55%) HP Quality Center
4 6 (1.33%) Vagrant
5 2 (0.44%) Capistrano
5 2 (0.44%) StatsD
6 1 (0.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.22%) Oracle EDQ
6 1 (0.22%) Oozie
Vendors
1 35 (7.74%) Oracle
2 27 (5.97%) Microsoft
3 12 (2.65%) Adobe
4 11 (2.43%) VMware
5 10 (2.21%) IBM
5 10 (2.21%) HP
6 9 (1.99%) hybris
7 7 (1.55%) SAP
7 7 (1.55%) Twitter
8 6 (1.33%) Citrix
9 5 (1.11%) Hyperion
9 5 (1.11%) Sitecore
9 5 (1.11%) Xamarin
10 4 (0.88%) Talend
10 4 (0.88%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
10 4 (0.88%) Atlassian
10 4 (0.88%) Ericsson
10 4 (0.88%) Red Hat
11 3 (0.66%) Cisco
11 3 (0.66%) Google
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