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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Agile Software Development
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 17 13 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 56.67% 54.17% 50.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 62.96% 81.25% 52.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 12 8
Average daily rate £425 £385 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.38% +6.20%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £398 £364
% change year-on-year
+0.51% +9.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.50 £36.40 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+22.25% -0.27%
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
27 16 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 90.00% 66.67% 94.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 12 15
Average daily rate £425 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +3.44%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £15.00 - £13.67
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 11 February 2016.

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Histogram in Salford

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Salford

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 34 (69.39%) TDD
2 27 (55.10%) Scrum
3 24 (48.98%) Java
4 22 (44.90%) BDD
5 20 (40.82%) Web Services
5 20 (40.82%) REST
6 17 (34.69%) JSON
7 16 (32.65%) Software Engineering
7 16 (32.65%) SQL
7 16 (32.65%) High Availability
8 15 (30.61%) Git (software)
9 14 (28.57%) RESTful
9 14 (28.57%) Scala
9 14 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
10 13 (26.53%) Android
10 13 (26.53%) JavaScript
11 12 (24.49%) XML
11 12 (24.49%) Apple iOS
12 11 (22.45%) Performance Tuning
12 11 (22.45%) NoSQL
12 11 (22.45%) Linux
12 11 (22.45%) OOP
12 11 (22.45%) HTTP
13 10 (20.41%) HTML
14 9 (18.37%) Finance
14 9 (18.37%) Video on Demand
14 9 (18.37%) HTML5
15 8 (16.33%) Mobile App
15 8 (16.33%) Subversion
15 8 (16.33%) Project Management

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Salford by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 14 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.08%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 11 (22.45%) HTTP
2 5 (10.20%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (22.45%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 15 (30.61%) Git (software)
2 8 (16.33%) Subversion
3 5 (10.20%) Selenium
4 4 (8.16%) JIRA
5 3 (6.12%) Jenkins
5 3 (6.12%) JUnit
6 2 (4.08%) Appium
6 2 (4.08%) Cucumber
6 2 (4.08%) Jasmine
6 2 (4.08%) JsTestDriver
6 2 (4.08%) QUnit
7 1 (2.04%) Ant
7 1 (2.04%) TestComplete
General
1 9 (18.37%) Finance
2 5 (10.20%) Games
3 3 (6.12%) Legal
4 1 (2.04%) Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (42.86%) Developer
2 9 (18.37%) Software Engineer
3 8 (16.33%) Software Developer
4 6 (12.24%) Tester
5 5 (10.20%) Analyst
5 5 (10.20%) Architect
5 5 (10.20%) Business Analyst
5 5 (10.20%) Manual Tester
6 4 (8.16%) Mobility Architect
7 3 (6.12%) Android Developer
7 3 (6.12%) Automation Tester
7 3 (6.12%) iOS Developer
7 3 (6.12%) Java Developer
7 3 (6.12%) Technical Analyst
7 3 (6.12%) Technical Business Analyst
8 2 (4.08%) .NET Developer
8 2 (4.08%) Java Software Engineer
8 2 (4.08%) Senior Developer
8 2 (4.08%) Senior Software Engineer
8 2 (4.08%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (40.82%) REST
1 20 (40.82%) Web Services
2 17 (34.69%) JSON
3 14 (28.57%) RESTful
4 12 (24.49%) XML
5 10 (20.41%) HTML
6 9 (18.37%) HTML5
7 7 (14.29%) CSS
8 4 (8.16%) .NET
8 4 (8.16%) CSS3
9 3 (6.12%) XSLT
10 2 (4.08%) .NET Framework
10 2 (4.08%) ASP.NET
10 2 (4.08%) ASP.NET MVC
10 2 (4.08%) Spring
10 2 (4.08%) WCF
10 2 (4.08%) WPF
10 2 (4.08%) XHTML
11 1 (2.04%) Hibernate
11 1 (2.04%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.37%) Video on Demand
2 8 (16.33%) Mobile App
3 6 (12.24%) Computer Science
4 4 (8.16%) IPTV
4 4 (8.16%) User Experience
5 2 (4.08%) Animation
5 2 (4.08%) Streaming Video
6 1 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.04%) BBC
6 1 (2.04%) Digital Media
6 1 (2.04%) MHEG
Operating Systems
1 13 (26.53%) Android
2 12 (24.49%) Apple iOS
3 11 (22.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (69.39%) TDD
2 27 (55.10%) Scrum
3 22 (44.90%) BDD
4 16 (32.65%) High Availability
4 16 (32.65%) Software Engineering
5 11 (22.45%) OOP
5 11 (22.45%) Performance Tuning
6 8 (16.33%) Project Management
7 6 (12.24%) iOS Development
7 6 (12.24%) Kanban
8 5 (10.20%) Analytics
8 5 (10.20%) Android Development
8 5 (10.20%) Automated Testing
8 5 (10.20%) Continuous Delivery
8 5 (10.20%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (8.16%) Automation Testing
9 4 (8.16%) OO
10 2 (4.08%) Functional Testing
10 2 (4.08%) Multithreading
10 2 (4.08%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 24 (48.98%) Java
2 16 (32.65%) SQL
3 14 (28.57%) Scala
4 13 (26.53%) JavaScript
5 5 (10.20%) Objective-C
6 3 (6.12%) C++
7 2 (4.08%) C#
8 1 (2.04%) Apex Code
8 1 (2.04%) Apple Swift
8 1 (2.04%) R
8 1 (2.04%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (12.24%) Degree
2 2 (4.08%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (2.04%) Salesforce.com
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