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 26 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 12 16 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 36.36% 45.71% 42.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 50.00% 48.48% 53.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 15 13
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£350 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £354
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -1.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £36.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-1.38% -2.70%
Agile Software Development
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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
24 33 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 72.73% 94.29% 78.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 27 18
Average daily rate £350 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Average hourly rate - £13.67 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +36.65%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -6.77%

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 26 November 2014.

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Histogram in Salford

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Salford

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 24 (72.73%) Scrum
2 15 (45.45%) Project Management
3 13 (39.39%) User Stories
4 12 (36.36%) HTML
4 12 (36.36%) CSS
5 11 (33.33%) XML
6 10 (30.30%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (27.27%) PRINCE
7 9 (27.27%) Requirements Management
8 8 (24.24%) Use Case
8 8 (24.24%) RUP
9 6 (18.18%) TDD
10 5 (15.15%) BDD
11 3 (9.09%) OOP
11 3 (9.09%) Python
11 3 (9.09%) JavaScript
11 3 (9.09%) Programme Management
11 3 (9.09%) JIRA
11 3 (9.09%) Kanban
11 3 (9.09%) New Media
12 2 (6.06%) Agile Project Management
12 2 (6.06%) HTML5
12 2 (6.06%) Apple iOS
12 2 (6.06%) Open Source
12 2 (6.06%) iOS Development
12 2 (6.06%) Mentoring
12 2 (6.06%) Ruby
12 2 (6.06%) Software Testing
12 2 (6.06%) Software Engineering
12 2 (6.06%) jQuery

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Salford by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 (3.03%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (3.03%) MySQL
1 1 (3.03%) MongoDB
1 1 (3.03%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (3.03%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (9.09%) JIRA
2 1 (3.03%) Subversion
2 1 (3.03%) Maven
2 1 (3.03%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.03%) Hudson
2 1 (3.03%) Cucumber
2 1 (3.03%) Calabash
General
1 2 (6.06%) Games
2 1 (3.03%) Finance
2 1 (3.03%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 14 (42.42%) Analyst
2 10 (30.30%) Business Analyst
3 8 (24.24%) Developer
4 4 (12.12%) Programme Manager
4 4 (12.12%) Project Manager
5 3 (9.09%) Agile Business Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) iOS Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Agile Project Manager
6 2 (6.06%) Python Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) ScrumMaster
6 2 (6.06%) Test Manager
6 2 (6.06%) Senior Business Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) Software Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Technical Architect
7 1 (3.03%) Web Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Senior Manager
7 1 (3.03%) Architect
7 1 (3.03%) Solutions Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) Senior Solutions Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (36.36%) HTML
1 12 (36.36%) CSS
2 11 (33.33%) XML
3 2 (6.06%) HTML5
3 2 (6.06%) jQuery
3 2 (6.06%) XSLT
3 2 (6.06%) XHTML
4 1 (3.03%) XML Schema
4 1 (3.03%) Web Services
4 1 (3.03%) MooTools
4 1 (3.03%) JSON
4 1 (3.03%) Saxon XSLT
4 1 (3.03%) Dojo
4 1 (3.03%) Django
4 1 (3.03%) CSS3
4 1 (3.03%) Apache Cordova
Miscellaneous
1 10 (30.30%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (9.09%) New Media
3 2 (6.06%) Open Source
4 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.03%) Streaming Video
4 1 (3.03%) Animation
4 1 (3.03%) Interactive TV
4 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.03%) Social Network
4 1 (3.03%) Digital Media
4 1 (3.03%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.06%) Apple iOS
2 1 (3.03%) UNIX
2 1 (3.03%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (72.73%) Scrum
2 15 (45.45%) Project Management
3 13 (39.39%) User Stories
4 9 (27.27%) PRINCE
4 9 (27.27%) Requirements Management
5 8 (24.24%) Use Case
5 8 (24.24%) RUP
6 6 (18.18%) TDD
7 5 (15.15%) BDD
8 3 (9.09%) OOP
8 3 (9.09%) Programme Management
8 3 (9.09%) Kanban
9 2 (6.06%) Agile Project Management
9 2 (6.06%) iOS Development
9 2 (6.06%) Mentoring
9 2 (6.06%) Software Testing
9 2 (6.06%) Software Engineering
9 2 (6.06%) PRINCE2
10 1 (3.03%) Service Delivery
10 1 (3.03%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.09%) Python
1 3 (9.09%) JavaScript
2 2 (6.06%) Ruby
3 1 (3.03%) XQuery
3 1 (3.03%) Java
3 1 (3.03%) XPath
3 1 (3.03%) Objective-C
3 1 (3.03%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (3.03%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 1 (3.03%) Degree
Salford, Lancashire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Robert Walters
Rate: Very Competitive daily rates
Posted: 6 days ago