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 17 April 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
17 Apr 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 13 10 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 54.17% 34.48% 60.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 59.09% 43.48% 77.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 10 14
Average daily rate
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£410 £350 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.14% +8.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £349 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £425 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £36.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-4.10% -1.35%
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
22 23 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 91.67% 79.31% 78.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 19 15
Average daily rate £425 £325 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% +0.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £125 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £425 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+4.80% -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 17 April 2015.

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Histogram in Salford

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Salford

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 14 (58.33%) TDD
2 12 (50.00%) Scrum
3 8 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 8 (33.33%) Project Management
3 8 (33.33%) BDD
4 7 (29.17%) Kanban
4 7 (29.17%) HTML
5 6 (25.00%) CSS
5 6 (25.00%) PRINCE
5 6 (25.00%) Degree
5 6 (25.00%) Computer Science
5 6 (25.00%) Mentoring
5 6 (25.00%) Agile Project Management
6 5 (20.83%) Coaching
6 5 (20.83%) JIRA
6 5 (20.83%) Web Development
6 5 (20.83%) OO
6 5 (20.83%) JavaScript
6 5 (20.83%) XML
6 5 (20.83%) PRINCE2
7 4 (16.67%) Java
7 4 (16.67%) Web Services
7 4 (16.67%) jQuery
8 3 (12.50%) Django
8 3 (12.50%) HTML5
8 3 (12.50%) User Stories
8 3 (12.50%) AngularJS
8 3 (12.50%) MySQL
8 3 (12.50%) SQL
8 3 (12.50%) Business Analysis

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Salford by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 2 (8.33%) Apache
1 2 (8.33%) Zope
1 2 (8.33%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.17%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.50%) MySQL
2 2 (8.33%) NoSQL
2 2 (8.33%) CouchDB
3 1 (4.17%) SimpleDB
3 1 (4.17%) MongoDB
3 1 (4.17%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (20.83%) JIRA
2 1 (4.17%) Hudson
2 1 (4.17%) Maven
General
1 2 (8.33%) Finance
1 2 (8.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 8 (33.33%) Developer
2 7 (29.17%) Analyst
3 6 (25.00%) Business Analyst
4 4 (16.67%) Project Manager
5 3 (12.50%) ScrumMaster
5 3 (12.50%) Agile Project Manager
6 2 (8.33%) Portfolio Manager
6 2 (8.33%) Architect
6 2 (8.33%) Programme Manager
6 2 (8.33%) Software Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) JavaScript Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Solutions Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) Senior Solutions Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) Technical Architect
6 2 (8.33%) Senior Business Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) Java Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Java Software Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Perl Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Java Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (29.17%) HTML
2 6 (25.00%) CSS
3 5 (20.83%) XML
4 4 (16.67%) Web Services
4 4 (16.67%) jQuery
5 3 (12.50%) HTML5
5 3 (12.50%) AngularJS
5 3 (12.50%) Django
6 2 (8.33%) Catalyst
6 2 (8.33%) Memcached
6 2 (8.33%) Mason
6 2 (8.33%) RESTful
6 2 (8.33%) Spring
6 2 (8.33%) Ajax
6 2 (8.33%) XSLT
7 1 (4.17%) XHTML
7 1 (4.17%) XML Schema
7 1 (4.17%) SVG
7 1 (4.17%) J2EE
7 1 (4.17%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (8.33%) Mobile App
2 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.17%) Interactive TV
3 1 (4.17%) IPTV
3 1 (4.17%) Blog
3 1 (4.17%) MHEG
3 1 (4.17%) Open Source
3 1 (4.17%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.17%) UNIX
1 1 (4.17%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (58.33%) TDD
2 12 (50.00%) Scrum
3 8 (33.33%) Project Management
3 8 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 8 (33.33%) BDD
4 7 (29.17%) Kanban
5 6 (25.00%) PRINCE
5 6 (25.00%) Agile Project Management
5 6 (25.00%) Mentoring
6 5 (20.83%) Coaching
6 5 (20.83%) Web Development
6 5 (20.83%) PRINCE2
6 5 (20.83%) OO
7 3 (12.50%) Business Analysis
7 3 (12.50%) User Stories
8 2 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (8.33%) Requirements Management
8 2 (8.33%) Project Planning
9 1 (4.17%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.83%) JavaScript
2 4 (16.67%) Java
3 3 (12.50%) SQL
4 2 (8.33%) Python
4 2 (8.33%) Scala
4 2 (8.33%) Perl
5 1 (4.17%) XQuery
5 1 (4.17%) Ruby
5 1 (4.17%) XPath
Qualifications
1 6 (25.00%) Degree
2 2 (8.33%) PMP
2 2 (8.33%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 1 (4.17%) OpenTV