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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Agile Project Management
Rank 141 136 126
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -10
Contract jobs citing Agile Project Management 13 17 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.36% 0.44% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.44% 0.56% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 14 3
Median daily rate £525 £398 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.07% -0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £258 £380
10% offered a daily rate of more than £685 £508 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £403 £438
% change year-on-year
+11.80% -8.00%
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
2972 3025 2266
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 81.42% 78.21% 74.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 1852 1800 1222
Median daily rate £410 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 125 101
Median hourly rate £23.50 £40.00 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.25% +39.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £14.85 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.31 £58.28 £46.27
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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
Manchester -2 3 £775 +47.61%
Lancashire -8 3 £500 +28.20%
Merseyside - 2 - -
Cheshire -6 1 £625 +68.35%
Agile Project Management
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 58 (100.00%) Project Management
1 58 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (53.45%) Waterfall
3 22 (37.93%) Java
4 21 (36.21%) Finance
5 20 (34.48%) Oracle
6 18 (31.03%) Business Analysis
6 18 (31.03%) User Stories
6 18 (31.03%) Open Source
7 17 (29.31%) Use Case
7 17 (29.31%) PRINCE2
7 17 (29.31%) UML
7 17 (29.31%) OOA/OOD
7 17 (29.31%) OO
8 16 (27.59%) Mentoring
9 15 (25.86%) Service Design
9 15 (25.86%) Service Management
10 14 (24.14%) Web Services
11 13 (22.41%) JIRA
12 12 (20.69%) Unix
12 12 (20.69%) Linux
12 12 (20.69%) Python
12 12 (20.69%) SaltStack
12 12 (20.69%) Bash Shell
12 12 (20.69%) Opscode Chef
12 12 (20.69%) Puppet
13 11 (18.97%) IaaS
14 10 (17.24%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 10 (17.24%) J2EE
14 10 (17.24%) Apache

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 (17.24%) Apache
2 8 (13.79%) CICS
2 8 (13.79%) JBoss
2 8 (13.79%) WebLogic
2 8 (13.79%) WebSphere
3 2 (3.45%) ColdFusion
3 2 (3.45%) Drupal
3 2 (3.45%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (3.45%) Mingle
1 2 (3.45%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 11 (18.97%) IaaS
2 7 (12.07%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.45%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (13.79%) DB2
2 2 (3.45%) Relational Database
2 2 (3.45%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 13 (22.41%) JIRA
2 8 (13.79%) ClearCase
2 8 (13.79%) Subversion
3 2 (3.45%) Selenium
4 1 (1.72%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 21 (36.21%) Finance
2 2 (3.45%) Banking
3 1 (1.72%) Law
3 1 (1.72%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.72%) Marketing
3 1 (1.72%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 22 (37.93%) Delivery Manager
2 19 (32.76%) Analyst
3 16 (27.59%) Business Analyst
4 15 (25.86%) Digital Delivery Manager
5 9 (15.52%) Technical Analyst
6 8 (13.79%) Digital Analyst
6 8 (13.79%) Digital Business Analyst
6 8 (13.79%) Senior Analyst
6 8 (13.79%) Senior Business Analyst
6 8 (13.79%) Technical Business Analyst
7 7 (12.07%) Senior Manager
8 5 (8.62%) Agile Delivery Manager
8 5 (8.62%) Architect
9 4 (6.90%) Project Manager
9 4 (6.90%) Senior Technical Analyst
9 4 (6.90%) Senior Technical Business Analyst
10 3 (5.17%) Designer
10 3 (5.17%) Digital Transformation
10 3 (5.17%) Solutions Designer
10 3 (5.17%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (24.14%) Web Services
2 10 (17.24%) J2EE
2 10 (17.24%) XML
3 8 (13.79%) EJB
3 8 (13.79%) Hibernate
3 8 (13.79%) JMS
3 8 (13.79%) JSP
3 8 (13.79%) Servlets
3 8 (13.79%) Struts
3 8 (13.79%) WSDL
3 8 (13.79%) XSD
4 3 (5.17%) .NET
5 2 (3.45%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.79%) Mainframe
1 8 (13.79%) PMI
2 7 (12.07%) IBM Mainframe
3 4 (6.90%) PKI
4 2 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.45%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (3.45%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.45%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.72%) User Experience
5 1 (1.72%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 12 (20.69%) Linux
1 12 (20.69%) Unix
2 10 (17.24%) Windows
3 2 (3.45%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 58 (100.00%) Project Management
2 31 (53.45%) Waterfall
3 18 (31.03%) Business Analysis
3 18 (31.03%) Open Source
3 18 (31.03%) User Stories
4 17 (29.31%) OO
4 17 (29.31%) OOA/OOD
4 17 (29.31%) PRINCE2
4 17 (29.31%) UML
4 17 (29.31%) Use Case
5 16 (27.59%) Mentoring
6 15 (25.86%) Service Design
6 15 (25.86%) Service Management
7 10 (17.24%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 8 (13.79%) CMMI
8 8 (13.79%) ITIL
8 8 (13.79%) PRINCE
8 8 (13.79%) RUP
8 8 (13.79%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 22 (37.93%) Java
2 12 (20.69%) Bash Shell
2 12 (20.69%) Python
3 10 (17.24%) JavaScript
3 10 (17.24%) SQL
4 8 (13.79%) Assembly Language
4 8 (13.79%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 8 (13.79%) PMI Certification
1 8 (13.79%) Security Cleared
2 5 (8.62%) CISMP
2 5 (8.62%) SC Cleared
2 5 (8.62%) Sun Certification
3 4 (6.90%) BPSS Clearance
3 4 (6.90%) CISSP
4 3 (5.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.72%) Degree
5 1 (1.72%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.62%) Disclosure Scotland
1 5 (8.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 12 (20.69%) Opscode Chef
1 12 (20.69%) Puppet
2 2 (3.45%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 20 (34.48%) Oracle
2 12 (20.69%) SaltStack
3 8 (13.79%) Chordiant
4 7 (12.07%) IBM
5 5 (8.62%) Sun
6 3 (5.17%) HP
7 2 (3.45%) Apple
7 2 (3.45%) Citrix
7 2 (3.45%) Microsoft
7 2 (3.45%) Samsung
7 2 (3.45%) Sony
7 2 (3.45%) Verint
8 1 (1.72%) SAP