The table below looks at the statistics for Agile Project Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Agile Project Management over the 3 months to 30 May 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Agile Project Management
Rank 131 137 133
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -4
Contract jobs citing Agile Project Management 33 12 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.85% 0.32% 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.04% 0.41% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 7 2
Median daily rate £500 £390 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.20% -22.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £450 £463
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Agile Project Management
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3185 2895 2370
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 81.60% 77.53% 74.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1995 1668 1250
Median daily rate £425 £393 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.28% +1.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 140 119
Median hourly rate £36.52 £35.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.34% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.95 £14.50 £13.67
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.97 £60.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -

Agile Project Management
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing Agile Project Management as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Agile Project Management Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Agile Project Management
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Agile Project Management across the North West region.

Agile Project Management Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Agile Project Management
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Agile Project Management across the North West region over the 3 months to 30 May 2016.

Agile Project Management Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Agile Project Management
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Project Management within the North West region over the 3 months to 30 May 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
Lancashire +27 25 £475 +21.79%
Manchester -11 4 £638 +27.50%
Cheshire -12 2 £525 +100.00%
Agile Project Management
England

Agile Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Agile Project Management 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 North West region with a requirement for Agile Project Management.

1 65 (100.00%) Project Management
1 65 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (58.46%) Waterfall
3 29 (44.62%) Finance
4 25 (38.46%) Open Source
5 22 (33.85%) Service Design
6 21 (32.31%) Business Analysis
7 20 (30.77%) Java
7 20 (30.77%) PRINCE2
8 19 (29.23%) Web Services
8 19 (29.23%) Oracle
9 18 (27.69%) Use Case
9 18 (27.69%) User Stories
10 17 (26.15%) UML
10 17 (26.15%) OOA/OOD
10 17 (26.15%) OO
11 16 (24.62%) Python
12 14 (21.54%) Mentoring
12 14 (21.54%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 13 (20.00%) Linux
14 12 (18.46%) JavaScript
14 12 (18.46%) Data Analysis
14 12 (18.46%) Bash Shell
14 12 (18.46%) Puppet
14 12 (18.46%) Opscode Chef
14 12 (18.46%) SaltStack
15 11 (16.92%) IaaS
15 11 (16.92%) JIRA
15 11 (16.92%) Service Management
16 10 (15.38%) Unix

Agile Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 10 (15.38%) Apache
2 8 (12.31%) CICS
2 8 (12.31%) JBoss
2 8 (12.31%) WebLogic
2 8 (12.31%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.54%) Tuxedo
Cloud Services
1 11 (16.92%) IaaS
2 7 (10.77%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (12.31%) DB2
2 1 (1.54%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 11 (16.92%) JIRA
2 8 (12.31%) ClearCase
2 8 (12.31%) Subversion
3 1 (1.54%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 29 (44.62%) Finance
2 5 (7.69%) Law
2 5 (7.69%) Pharmaceutical
3 4 (6.15%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.08%) Banking
4 2 (3.08%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 24 (36.92%) Analyst
2 22 (33.85%) Business Analyst
3 21 (32.31%) Delivery Manager
4 15 (23.08%) Technical Analyst
5 13 (20.00%) Technical Business Analyst
6 12 (18.46%) Digital Delivery Manager
7 10 (15.38%) Digital Analyst
7 10 (15.38%) Digital Business Analyst
7 10 (15.38%) Senior Analyst
8 9 (13.85%) Senior Business Analyst
9 8 (12.31%) Project Manager
10 5 (7.69%) Agile Delivery Manager
10 5 (7.69%) Architect
10 5 (7.69%) Senior Manager
10 5 (7.69%) Senior Technical Analyst
11 4 (6.15%) Senior Technical Business Analyst
12 3 (4.62%) Designer
12 3 (4.62%) Solutions Designer
13 2 (3.08%) Business Development Manager
13 2 (3.08%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (29.23%) Web Services
2 8 (12.31%) EJB
2 8 (12.31%) Hibernate
2 8 (12.31%) J2EE
2 8 (12.31%) JMS
2 8 (12.31%) JSP
2 8 (12.31%) Servlets
2 8 (12.31%) Struts
2 8 (12.31%) WSDL
2 8 (12.31%) XML
2 8 (12.31%) XSD
3 3 (4.62%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.85%) Mainframe
2 8 (12.31%) PMI
3 7 (10.77%) IBM Mainframe
4 4 (6.15%) PKI
5 3 (4.62%) Management Information System
6 2 (3.08%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (1.54%) User Experience
7 1 (1.54%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 13 (20.00%) Linux
2 10 (15.38%) Unix
2 10 (15.38%) Windows
3 1 (1.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.54%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 65 (100.00%) Project Management
2 38 (58.46%) Waterfall
3 25 (38.46%) Open Source
4 22 (33.85%) Service Design
5 21 (32.31%) Business Analysis
6 20 (30.77%) PRINCE2
7 18 (27.69%) Use Case
7 18 (27.69%) User Stories
8 17 (26.15%) OO
8 17 (26.15%) OOA/OOD
8 17 (26.15%) UML
9 14 (21.54%) Mentoring
9 14 (21.54%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 12 (18.46%) Data Analysis
11 11 (16.92%) Service Management
12 9 (13.85%) SEO
12 9 (13.85%) Supplier Management
12 9 (13.85%) TDD
13 8 (12.31%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 20 (30.77%) Java
2 16 (24.62%) Python
3 12 (18.46%) Bash Shell
3 12 (18.46%) JavaScript
4 9 (13.85%) COBOL
5 8 (12.31%) Assembly Language
5 8 (12.31%) SQL
6 4 (6.15%) C++
7 1 (1.54%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (15.38%) Security Cleared
2 8 (12.31%) PMI Certification
3 7 (10.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 6 (9.23%) BPSS Clearance
5 5 (7.69%) CISMP
5 5 (7.69%) SC Cleared
5 5 (7.69%) Sun Certification
6 4 (6.15%) CISSP
7 2 (3.08%) Degree
7 2 (3.08%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.23%) Disclosure Scotland
2 5 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 12 (18.46%) Opscode Chef
1 12 (18.46%) Puppet
Vendors
1 19 (29.23%) Oracle
2 12 (18.46%) SaltStack
3 8 (12.31%) Chordiant
4 7 (10.77%) IBM
5 5 (7.69%) Sun
6 2 (3.08%) SAP
7 1 (1.54%) HP
7 1 (1.54%) Micro Focus
7 1 (1.54%) Red Hat