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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Agile Software Development over the 3 months to 1 October 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Agile Software Development
Rank 1 1 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 28 13 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 48.28% 48.15% 52.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 52.83% 56.52% 57.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 13 14
Median daily rate £400 £375 £354
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +6.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £302 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £545 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.38 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+5.25% +7.68%
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
53 23 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 91.38% 85.19% 91.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 18 29
Median daily rate £413 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £275 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £645 £453
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Median hourly rate £19.25 £14.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.75% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +30.76%

Agile Software Development
Jobs Demand Trend in Salford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Salford region citing Agile Software Development as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Salford

For the 6 months to 1 October 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Agile Software Development also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Salford region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 27 (65.85%) BDD
2 25 (60.98%) User Experience
3 24 (58.54%) OOP
4 22 (53.66%) Android
5 21 (51.22%) TDD
6 18 (43.90%) Git (software)
6 18 (43.90%) Apple iOS
7 17 (41.46%) Android Development
8 16 (39.02%) Scrum
9 15 (36.59%) Subversion
10 13 (31.71%) Project Management
11 11 (26.83%) HTML
11 11 (26.83%) Java
11 11 (26.83%) JavaScript
11 11 (26.83%) Software Engineering
11 11 (26.83%) Software Testing
11 11 (26.83%) Mobile Development
11 11 (26.83%) Jenkins
12 10 (24.39%) Mobile App
12 10 (24.39%) Unit Testing
12 10 (24.39%) JSON
13 9 (21.95%) iOS Development
14 8 (19.51%) Objective-C
14 8 (19.51%) CSS
14 8 (19.51%) Web Services
15 7 (17.07%) OO
15 7 (17.07%) Games
15 7 (17.07%) Continuous Integration
15 7 (17.07%) Cucumber
16 6 (14.63%) REST

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Salford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 4 (9.76%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (7.32%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (2.44%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.20%) Internet
2 3 (7.32%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.44%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 18 (43.90%) Git (software)
2 15 (36.59%) Subversion
3 11 (26.83%) Jenkins
4 7 (17.07%) Cucumber
5 6 (14.63%) JIRA
6 4 (9.76%) Selenium
7 3 (7.32%) Calabash
7 3 (7.32%) Hudson
7 3 (7.32%) JUnit
7 3 (7.32%) PhantomJS
7 3 (7.32%) Robotium
7 3 (7.32%) TeamCity
8 2 (4.88%) Jasmine
9 1 (2.44%) Appium
9 1 (2.44%) JsTestDriver
9 1 (2.44%) QUnit
General
1 7 (17.07%) Games
2 1 (2.44%) Finance
2 1 (2.44%) Legal
2 1 (2.44%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (63.41%) Developer
2 16 (39.02%) Android Developer
3 9 (21.95%) iOS Developer
4 8 (19.51%) Mobile Developer
5 5 (12.20%) iOS Android Developer
5 5 (12.20%) Software Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) Agile Developer
6 3 (7.32%) Analyst
6 3 (7.32%) Android Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) PHP Developer
6 3 (7.32%) Senior Android Developer
6 3 (7.32%) Senior Developer
7 2 (4.88%) Android Software Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) HTML Developer
7 2 (4.88%) iOS Software Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) JavaScript Developer
7 2 (4.88%) Project Manager
7 2 (4.88%) Senior iOS Android Developer
7 2 (4.88%) Senior iOS Developer
7 2 (4.88%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (26.83%) HTML
2 10 (24.39%) JSON
3 8 (19.51%) CSS
3 8 (19.51%) Web Services
4 6 (14.63%) REST
5 5 (12.20%) HTML5
5 5 (12.20%) Sass
6 4 (9.76%) Node.js
7 3 (7.32%) XML
8 1 (2.44%) .NET
8 1 (2.44%) .NET Framework
8 1 (2.44%) Ajax
8 1 (2.44%) React
8 1 (2.44%) RESTful
8 1 (2.44%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 25 (60.98%) User Experience
2 10 (24.39%) Mobile App
3 3 (7.32%) Streaming Media
4 2 (4.88%) Interactive TV
4 2 (4.88%) IPTV
4 2 (4.88%) MHEG
4 2 (4.88%) New Media
5 1 (2.44%) Animation
5 1 (2.44%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.44%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 22 (53.66%) Android
2 18 (43.90%) Apple iOS
3 3 (7.32%) Windows
3 3 (7.32%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (65.85%) BDD
2 24 (58.54%) OOP
3 21 (51.22%) TDD
4 17 (41.46%) Android Development
5 16 (39.02%) Scrum
6 13 (31.71%) Project Management
7 11 (26.83%) Mobile Development
7 11 (26.83%) Software Engineering
7 11 (26.83%) Software Testing
8 10 (24.39%) Unit Testing
9 9 (21.95%) iOS Development
10 7 (17.07%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (17.07%) OO
11 5 (12.20%) Automated Testing
11 5 (12.20%) Automation Testing
11 5 (12.20%) Continuous Delivery
11 5 (12.20%) Web Development
12 4 (9.76%) Coaching
13 3 (7.32%) Cross-Browser Testing
13 3 (7.32%) DRM
Programming Languages
1 11 (26.83%) Java
1 11 (26.83%) JavaScript
2 8 (19.51%) Objective-C
3 6 (14.63%) PHP
3 6 (14.63%) Ruby
4 5 (12.20%) C++
5 2 (4.88%) ActionScript
5 2 (4.88%) C#
6 1 (2.44%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 1 (2.44%) Degree
1 1 (2.44%) HND
1 1 (2.44%) PMI Certification
1 1 (2.44%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.76%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (4.88%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (4.88%) HP
1 2 (4.88%) OpenTV