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 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Agile Project Management
Rank 122 138 130
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -8
Contract jobs citing Agile Project Management 36 10 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.96% 0.27% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.19% 0.35% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 7 3
Median daily rate £500 £385 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.87% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £250 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £686 £417 £395
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £415 £450
% change year-on-year
+8.43% -7.77%
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
3026 2878 2306
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 80.80% 77.43% 74.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1909 1707 1228
Median daily rate £413 £385 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.57% +2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 121 96
Median hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £28.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.41% +20.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £14.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.16 £52.70 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 June 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 June 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 +15 26 £463 +16.35%
Manchester +2 4 £638 -
Merseyside - 2 - -
Cheshire -9 1 £600 +140.00%
Agile Project Management
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 62 (100.00%) Project Management
1 62 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (54.84%) Waterfall
3 24 (38.71%) Finance
4 22 (35.48%) Java
5 21 (33.87%) Oracle
6 20 (32.26%) PRINCE2
6 20 (32.26%) Business Analysis
7 19 (30.65%) User Stories
8 18 (29.03%) Open Source
9 17 (27.42%) Use Case
9 17 (27.42%) UML
9 17 (27.42%) OOA/OOD
9 17 (27.42%) OO
10 16 (25.81%) Mentoring
11 15 (24.19%) Service Design
11 15 (24.19%) Service Management
12 14 (22.58%) Web Services
13 13 (20.97%) Linux
13 13 (20.97%) JIRA
14 12 (19.35%) Python
14 12 (19.35%) Unix
14 12 (19.35%) Opscode Chef
14 12 (19.35%) SaltStack
14 12 (19.35%) Bash Shell
14 12 (19.35%) Puppet
15 11 (17.74%) IaaS
16 10 (16.13%) Stakeholder Engagement
16 10 (16.13%) Windows
16 10 (16.13%) J2EE

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 (16.13%) Apache
2 8 (12.90%) CICS
2 8 (12.90%) JBoss
2 8 (12.90%) WebLogic
2 8 (12.90%) WebSphere
3 2 (3.23%) ColdFusion
3 2 (3.23%) Drupal
3 2 (3.23%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.61%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 2 (3.23%) Mingle
1 2 (3.23%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 11 (17.74%) IaaS
2 7 (11.29%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.23%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (12.90%) DB2
2 3 (4.84%) Spatial Data
3 2 (3.23%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.61%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 13 (20.97%) JIRA
2 8 (12.90%) ClearCase
2 8 (12.90%) Subversion
3 2 (3.23%) Selenium
4 1 (1.61%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 24 (38.71%) Finance
2 4 (6.45%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (4.84%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.23%) Banking
4 2 (3.23%) Marketing
5 1 (1.61%) Law
Job Titles
1 24 (38.71%) Delivery Manager
2 19 (30.65%) Analyst
3 16 (25.81%) Business Analyst
4 15 (24.19%) Digital Delivery Manager
5 9 (14.52%) Technical Analyst
6 8 (12.90%) Digital Analyst
6 8 (12.90%) Digital Business Analyst
6 8 (12.90%) Senior Analyst
6 8 (12.90%) Senior Business Analyst
6 8 (12.90%) Senior Manager
6 8 (12.90%) Technical Business Analyst
7 7 (11.29%) Project Manager
8 5 (8.06%) Agile Delivery Manager
8 5 (8.06%) Architect
9 4 (6.45%) Senior Technical Analyst
9 4 (6.45%) Senior Technical Business Analyst
10 3 (4.84%) Designer
10 3 (4.84%) Solutions Designer
10 3 (4.84%) Systems Analyst
11 2 (3.23%) Application Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (22.58%) Web Services
2 10 (16.13%) J2EE
2 10 (16.13%) XML
3 8 (12.90%) EJB
3 8 (12.90%) Hibernate
3 8 (12.90%) JMS
3 8 (12.90%) JSP
3 8 (12.90%) Servlets
3 8 (12.90%) Struts
3 8 (12.90%) WSDL
3 8 (12.90%) XSD
4 3 (4.84%) .NET
5 2 (3.23%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.52%) Mainframe
2 8 (12.90%) PMI
3 7 (11.29%) IBM Mainframe
4 4 (6.45%) PKI
5 2 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.23%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 2 (3.23%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.23%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.61%) User Experience
6 1 (1.61%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 13 (20.97%) Linux
2 12 (19.35%) Unix
3 10 (16.13%) Windows
4 2 (3.23%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.61%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 62 (100.00%) Project Management
2 34 (54.84%) Waterfall
3 20 (32.26%) Business Analysis
3 20 (32.26%) PRINCE2
4 19 (30.65%) User Stories
5 18 (29.03%) Open Source
6 17 (27.42%) OO
6 17 (27.42%) OOA/OOD
6 17 (27.42%) UML
6 17 (27.42%) Use Case
7 16 (25.81%) Mentoring
8 15 (24.19%) Service Design
8 15 (24.19%) Service Management
9 10 (16.13%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 9 (14.52%) Supplier Management
11 8 (12.90%) CMMI
11 8 (12.90%) ITIL
11 8 (12.90%) PRINCE
11 8 (12.90%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 22 (35.48%) Java
2 12 (19.35%) Bash Shell
2 12 (19.35%) Python
3 10 (16.13%) JavaScript
3 10 (16.13%) SQL
4 9 (14.52%) COBOL
5 8 (12.90%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 9 (14.52%) Security Cleared
2 8 (12.90%) PMI Certification
3 6 (9.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 5 (8.06%) BPSS Clearance
4 5 (8.06%) CISMP
4 5 (8.06%) SC Cleared
4 5 (8.06%) Sun Certification
5 4 (6.45%) CISSP
6 2 (3.23%) Degree
6 2 (3.23%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.06%) Disclosure Scotland
1 5 (8.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 12 (19.35%) Opscode Chef
1 12 (19.35%) Puppet
2 2 (3.23%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 21 (33.87%) Oracle
2 12 (19.35%) SaltStack
3 8 (12.90%) Chordiant
4 7 (11.29%) IBM
5 5 (8.06%) Sun
6 3 (4.84%) HP
7 2 (3.23%) Apple
7 2 (3.23%) Citrix
7 2 (3.23%) Microsoft
7 2 (3.23%) Samsung
7 2 (3.23%) SAP
7 2 (3.23%) Sony
7 2 (3.23%) Verint
8 1 (1.61%) Micro Focus
8 1 (1.61%) Red Hat