The table below looks at the statistics for Agile Software Development skills in IT contracts advertised for the Salford 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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 9 11 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 50.00% 44.00% 60.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 60.00% 61.11% 77.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 10 14
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£400 £350 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +8.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £343 £307
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £425 £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.13 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+3.21% +7.69%
Agile Software Development
Manchester

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Salford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
15 18 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 83.33% 72.00% 78.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 11 17
Average daily rate £400 £350 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +8.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £13.60 £19.63 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.72% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

Agile Software Development
Jobs Demand Trend in Salford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Salford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Agile Software Development Jobs Demand Trend in Salford

Agile Software Development
Daily Rate Trend in Salford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Salford region.

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Trend in Salford

Agile Software Development
Daily Rate Histogram in Salford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Salford region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Histogram in Salford

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Salford

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Salford 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 13 (59.09%) TDD
2 8 (36.36%) Software Engineering
2 8 (36.36%) Scrum
2 8 (36.36%) BDD
3 6 (27.27%) OO
3 6 (27.27%) Project Management
4 5 (22.73%) Web Services
4 5 (22.73%) SQL
4 5 (22.73%) HTML
4 5 (22.73%) JavaScript
4 5 (22.73%) Agile Project Management
4 5 (22.73%) Web Development
4 5 (22.73%) Degree
4 5 (22.73%) Computer Science
4 5 (22.73%) Kanban
5 4 (18.18%) JIRA
5 4 (18.18%) Django
5 4 (18.18%) AngularJS
5 4 (18.18%) Mentoring
5 4 (18.18%) Coaching
5 4 (18.18%) Business Analysis
5 4 (18.18%) Java
5 4 (18.18%) CSS
5 4 (18.18%) PRINCE2
5 4 (18.18%) PRINCE
6 3 (13.64%) Apache
6 3 (13.64%) Perl
6 3 (13.64%) MySQL
6 3 (13.64%) Ajax
6 3 (13.64%) Zope

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Salford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Salford 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 3 (13.64%) Apache
1 3 (13.64%) Zope
1 3 (13.64%) Node.js
2 1 (4.55%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.55%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) HTTP
1 1 (4.55%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) MySQL
2 2 (9.09%) CouchDB
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (4.55%) NoSQL
3 1 (4.55%) SAP Data Services
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.55%) SimpleDB
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (18.18%) JIRA
2 1 (4.55%) Cucumber
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (4.55%) Selenium
2 1 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (4.55%) Games
1 1 (4.55%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Developer
2 6 (27.27%) Analyst
3 5 (22.73%) Business Analyst
4 4 (18.18%) Project Manager
5 3 (13.64%) Software Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Agile Project Manager
6 2 (9.09%) ScrumMaster
6 2 (9.09%) JavaScript Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Perl Software Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Programme Manager
6 2 (9.09%) Portfolio Manager
7 1 (4.55%) Software Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Architect
7 1 (4.55%) Python Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Business Manager
7 1 (4.55%) Technical Architect
7 1 (4.55%) Technical Project Manager
7 1 (4.55%) Senior Business Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (22.73%) Web Services
1 5 (22.73%) HTML
2 4 (18.18%) Django
2 4 (18.18%) AngularJS
2 4 (18.18%) CSS
3 3 (13.64%) Ajax
3 3 (13.64%) Catalyst
3 3 (13.64%) HTML5
3 3 (13.64%) Memcached
3 3 (13.64%) jQuery
3 3 (13.64%) RESTful
3 3 (13.64%) Mason
4 2 (9.09%) Spring
4 2 (9.09%) XML
5 1 (4.55%) XHTML
5 1 (4.55%) SVG
5 1 (4.55%) .NET
5 1 (4.55%) J2EE
5 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET
5 1 (4.55%) React
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.55%) Interactive TV
2 1 (4.55%) IPTV
2 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.55%) New Media
2 1 (4.55%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.55%) Blog
2 1 (4.55%) MHEG
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (59.09%) TDD
2 8 (36.36%) Software Engineering
2 8 (36.36%) Scrum
2 8 (36.36%) BDD
3 6 (27.27%) OO
3 6 (27.27%) Project Management
4 5 (22.73%) Agile Project Management
4 5 (22.73%) Web Development
4 5 (22.73%) Kanban
5 4 (18.18%) Mentoring
5 4 (18.18%) Coaching
5 4 (18.18%) Business Analysis
5 4 (18.18%) PRINCE2
5 4 (18.18%) PRINCE
6 2 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (4.55%) DSDM
7 1 (4.55%) Data Analysis
7 1 (4.55%) Service Management
7 1 (4.55%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (22.73%) SQL
1 5 (22.73%) JavaScript
2 4 (18.18%) Java
3 3 (13.64%) Perl
4 2 (9.09%) Scala
4 2 (9.09%) Python
5 1 (4.55%) C#
5 1 (4.55%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (22.73%) Degree
2 2 (9.09%) PMP
2 2 (9.09%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
1 1 (4.55%) Adobe
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle
1 1 (4.55%) SAP
1 1 (4.55%) OpenTV