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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 2 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 23 17 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 50.00% 36.96% 40.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 54.76% 40.48% 57.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 17 15
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£358 £375 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.66% +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £438 £354
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £41.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-14.63% +9.33%
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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 Salford region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Salford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
42 42 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 91.30% 91.30% 70.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 34 22
Average daily rate £350 £343 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.18% +0.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 2
Average hourly rate - £13.67 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -21.91%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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 19 September 2014.

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Histogram in Salford

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Salford

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 19 (52.78%) Scrum
2 11 (30.56%) Project Management
3 10 (27.78%) User Stories
4 8 (22.22%) HTML
4 8 (22.22%) CSS
5 7 (19.44%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (16.67%) XML
6 6 (16.67%) RUP
6 6 (16.67%) PRINCE
6 6 (16.67%) Requirements Management
6 6 (16.67%) Use Case
7 5 (13.89%) Selenium
7 5 (13.89%) TDD
7 5 (13.89%) Cucumber
7 5 (13.89%) BDD
8 4 (11.11%) Firebug
9 3 (8.33%) Programme Management
9 3 (8.33%) OOP
9 3 (8.33%) New Media
9 3 (8.33%) Android
9 3 (8.33%) Apple iOS
10 2 (5.56%) ActionScript 3.0
10 2 (5.56%) Test Scripting
10 2 (5.56%) Mobile App
10 2 (5.56%) OO
10 2 (5.56%) SOA
10 2 (5.56%) Adobe
10 2 (5.56%) Flash
10 2 (5.56%) Python
10 2 (5.56%) Web Services

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Salford by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.78%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (13.89%) Selenium
1 5 (13.89%) Cucumber
2 4 (11.11%) Firebug
3 2 (5.56%) JIRA
4 1 (2.78%) Subversion
4 1 (2.78%) Calabash
4 1 (2.78%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (2.78%) Publishing
1 1 (2.78%) Games
Job Titles
1 12 (33.33%) Analyst
2 9 (25.00%) Developer
3 8 (22.22%) Business Analyst
4 5 (13.89%) Tester
4 5 (13.89%) Automated Tester
5 4 (11.11%) Programme Manager
6 3 (8.33%) Project Manager
7 2 (5.56%) Agile Business Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) Flash Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Flash ActionScript Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Software Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Test Manager
7 2 (5.56%) Python Developer
7 2 (5.56%) ActionScript Developer
8 1 (2.78%) JavaScript Developer
8 1 (2.78%) Senior Analyst
8 1 (2.78%) ScrumMaster
8 1 (2.78%) Senior Project Manager
8 1 (2.78%) .NET Developer
8 1 (2.78%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (22.22%) HTML
1 8 (22.22%) CSS
2 6 (16.67%) XML
3 2 (5.56%) Flash
3 2 (5.56%) Web Services
3 2 (5.56%) Adobe AIR
4 1 (2.78%) Ajax
4 1 (2.78%) jQuery
4 1 (2.78%) WCF
4 1 (2.78%) Django
4 1 (2.78%) JSON
4 1 (2.78%) Dojo
4 1 (2.78%) .NET
4 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.78%) XHTML
4 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (2.78%) MooTools
4 1 (2.78%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 7 (19.44%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.33%) New Media
3 2 (5.56%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.78%) Interactive TV
4 1 (2.78%) Animation
4 1 (2.78%) Social Network
4 1 (2.78%) Streaming Video
4 1 (2.78%) User Experience
4 1 (2.78%) Open Source
4 1 (2.78%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.33%) Android
1 3 (8.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (52.78%) Scrum
2 11 (30.56%) Project Management
3 10 (27.78%) User Stories
4 6 (16.67%) RUP
4 6 (16.67%) PRINCE
4 6 (16.67%) Requirements Management
4 6 (16.67%) Use Case
5 5 (13.89%) TDD
5 5 (13.89%) BDD
6 3 (8.33%) Programme Management
6 3 (8.33%) OOP
7 2 (5.56%) Test Scripting
7 2 (5.56%) OO
7 2 (5.56%) SOA
7 2 (5.56%) Software Engineering
8 1 (2.78%) Business Analysis
8 1 (2.78%) Software Testing
8 1 (2.78%) Pair Programming
8 1 (2.78%) Content Management
8 1 (2.78%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.56%) ActionScript 3.0
1 2 (5.56%) Python
1 2 (5.56%) JavaScript
1 2 (5.56%) ActionScript
2 1 (2.78%) Ruby
2 1 (2.78%) C#
2 1 (2.78%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1 (2.78%) ISTQB
1 1 (2.78%) ISEB
1 1 (2.78%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Vendors
1 2 (5.56%) Adobe