The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Salford region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 2 1 6
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +5
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 8 12 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 26.67% 30.00% 8.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 33.33% 35.29% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 12 2
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£350 £325 £423
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £302 £341
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £338 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £341
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +6.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.50 £40.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+31.25% +8.12%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Salford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
24 34 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 80.00% 85.00% 86.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 30 19
Average daily rate £338 £324 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.24% -0.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £364 £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £19.63 - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -
Agile Software Development
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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 22 July 2014.

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Histogram in Salford

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Salford

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 6 (46.15%) Selenium
2 5 (38.46%) Cucumber
3 4 (30.77%) Firebug
4 3 (23.08%) Scrum
4 3 (23.08%) Web Services
5 2 (15.38%) Project Management
5 2 (15.38%) TDD
5 2 (15.38%) Kanban
5 2 (15.38%) BDD
5 2 (15.38%) User Stories
6 1 (7.69%) Mobile App
6 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (7.69%) REST
6 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (7.69%) Test Scripting
6 1 (7.69%) Agile Testing
6 1 (7.69%) Open Source
6 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (7.69%) WCF
6 1 (7.69%) Use Case
6 1 (7.69%) Automated Testing
6 1 (7.69%) Ajax
6 1 (7.69%) IPTV
6 1 (7.69%) ISTQB
6 1 (7.69%) Requirements Management
6 1 (7.69%) JSON
6 1 (7.69%) Lean Six Sigma
6 1 (7.69%) MVC

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Salford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (46.15%) Selenium
2 5 (38.46%) Cucumber
3 4 (30.77%) Firebug
General
1 1 (7.69%) Games
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Tester
1 6 (46.15%) Automated Tester
2 3 (23.08%) Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Business Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Agile Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) .NET Developer
4 1 (7.69%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Test Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Process Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) Web Services
2 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (7.69%) REST
2 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (7.69%) WCF
2 1 (7.69%) Ajax
2 1 (7.69%) JSON
2 1 (7.69%) XML
2 1 (7.69%) HTML
2 1 (7.69%) .NET
2 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET
2 1 (7.69%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Mobile App
1 1 (7.69%) Open Source
1 1 (7.69%) IPTV
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) Scrum
2 2 (15.38%) Project Management
2 2 (15.38%) TDD
2 2 (15.38%) Kanban
2 2 (15.38%) BDD
2 2 (15.38%) User Stories
3 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (7.69%) Test Scripting
3 1 (7.69%) Agile Testing
3 1 (7.69%) Use Case
3 1 (7.69%) Automated Testing
3 1 (7.69%) Requirements Management
3 1 (7.69%) Lean Six Sigma
3 1 (7.69%) MVC
3 1 (7.69%) OO
3 1 (7.69%) RUP
3 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce
3 1 (7.69%) SOA
3 1 (7.69%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) C#
1 1 (7.69%) Java
1 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) ISTQB
1 1 (7.69%) ISEB