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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Agile Project Management over the 3 months to 28 November 2014 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Project Management
Rank 122 120 133
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +13
Contract jobs citing Agile Project Management 9 14 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.28% 0.50% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.37% 0.68% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 10 6
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£340 £469 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.46% +23.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £306 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £578 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £478 £365 £390
% change year-on-year
+30.82% -6.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 - -
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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
2402 2069 2020
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 73.88% 73.89% 65.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 1413 1029 1021
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £492
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 105 113 83
Average hourly rate £28.00 £23.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.14% +4.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.67 £12.82
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £44.90 £75.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £29.75
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -7.56%

Agile Project Management
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Agile Project Management across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 28 November 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Project Management within the North West region over the 3 months to 28 November 2014. 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
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Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -8 8 £340 -40.86% 2
Agile Project Management
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing Agile Project Management 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 Project Management.

1 21 (100.00%) Project Management
1 21 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (42.86%) Finance
3 8 (38.10%) Scrum
4 7 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 7 (33.33%) Java
5 6 (28.57%) Internet
6 5 (23.81%) TDD
6 5 (23.81%) Mentoring
7 4 (19.05%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 4 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (19.05%) Cognos Analysis Studio
7 4 (19.05%) Cognos Report Studio
7 4 (19.05%) Cognos Framework Manager
7 4 (19.05%) Cognos Transformer
7 4 (19.05%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (19.05%) Degree
7 4 (19.05%) Data Modelling
7 4 (19.05%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
7 4 (19.05%) Oracle
7 4 (19.05%) SQL
7 4 (19.05%) .NET
7 4 (19.05%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (19.05%) Cognos
8 3 (14.29%) XHTML
8 3 (14.29%) J2EE
8 3 (14.29%) XML
8 3 (14.29%) XSLT
8 3 (14.29%) DB2

Agile Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing Agile Project Management 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 Project Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (14.29%) CICS
2 1 (4.76%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (4.76%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (4.76%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Communications & Networking
1 6 (28.57%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (19.05%) Cognos Analysis Studio
1 4 (19.05%) Cognos Report Studio
1 4 (19.05%) Cognos Framework Manager
1 4 (19.05%) Cognos Transformer
1 4 (19.05%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (14.29%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) JIRA
1 1 (4.76%) Axure RP
General
1 9 (42.86%) Finance
2 3 (14.29%) Retail Banking
2 3 (14.29%) Banking
2 3 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) Developer
2 6 (28.57%) Programme Manager
3 4 (19.05%) Senior Developer
3 4 (19.05%) Cognos Developer
3 4 (19.05%) Senior Cognos Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Architect
4 3 (14.29%) Lead Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (9.52%) ScrumMaster
5 2 (9.52%) Project Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Business Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Solutions Designer
6 1 (4.76%) Agile Coach
6 1 (4.76%) Digital Project Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Agile Project Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Designer
6 1 (4.76%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (19.05%) .NET
2 3 (14.29%) XHTML
2 3 (14.29%) J2EE
2 3 (14.29%) XML
2 3 (14.29%) XSLT
2 3 (14.29%) CSS
2 3 (14.29%) JDBC
2 3 (14.29%) JSP
2 3 (14.29%) HTML
2 3 (14.29%) JMS
2 3 (14.29%) JNDI
2 3 (14.29%) HTML5
2 3 (14.29%) CSS3
2 3 (14.29%) jQuery
3 2 (9.52%) Apache Cordova
4 1 (4.76%) WSDL
4 1 (4.76%) SOAP
4 1 (4.76%) Web Services
4 1 (4.76%) Ajax
4 1 (4.76%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) NHS
1 3 (14.29%) Mainframe
1 3 (14.29%) Management Information System
1 3 (14.29%) IBM Mainframe
2 2 (9.52%) Computer Science
2 2 (9.52%) Data Protection Act
2 2 (9.52%) Freedom of Information Act
2 2 (9.52%) New Media
2 2 (9.52%) Mobile App
2 2 (9.52%) Freedom of Information
3 1 (4.76%) Web 2.0
3 1 (4.76%) User Experience
3 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.76%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) Android
1 2 (9.52%) Windows Phone
1 2 (9.52%) Apple iOS
1 2 (9.52%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (100.00%) Project Management
1 21 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (38.10%) Scrum
3 7 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 5 (23.81%) TDD
4 5 (23.81%) Mentoring
5 4 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (19.05%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (19.05%) Data Modelling
5 4 (19.05%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (14.29%) Web Design
6 3 (14.29%) Migration
6 3 (14.29%) Waterfall
6 3 (14.29%) Use Case
7 2 (9.52%) Data Protection
7 2 (9.52%) Coaching
7 2 (9.52%) iOS Development
7 2 (9.52%) Web Development
8 1 (4.76%) SOA
8 1 (4.76%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 7 (33.33%) Java
2 4 (19.05%) SQL
3 3 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 3 (14.29%) XPath
4 1 (4.76%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) Degree
2 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
1 4 (19.05%) Oracle
1 4 (19.05%) Cognos
2 3 (14.29%) IBM
3 1 (4.76%) Adobe
3 1 (4.76%) Endeca
3 1 (4.76%) Sitecore
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