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 30 May 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Agile Software Development
Rank 2 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 24 9 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 63.16% 50.00% 44.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 68.57% 60.00% 63.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 11
Median daily rate £450 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +14.28%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+9.67% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £36.13 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+10.72% +3.21%
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
35 15 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 92.11% 83.33% 70.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 12 12
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £347 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £13.60 £19.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -30.72%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -

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
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 30 May 2016.

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Histogram in Salford

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Salford

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 31 (59.62%) TDD
2 29 (55.77%) BDD
3 21 (40.38%) JavaScript
4 20 (38.46%) Java
5 19 (36.54%) User Experience
6 14 (26.92%) CSS
7 13 (25.00%) Android
8 12 (23.08%) Scrum
8 12 (23.08%) Web Services
8 12 (23.08%) OOP
8 12 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
8 12 (23.08%) Scala
8 12 (23.08%) High Availability
9 11 (21.15%) NoSQL
9 11 (21.15%) REST
9 11 (21.15%) RESTful
9 11 (21.15%) Android Development
9 11 (21.15%) Performance Tuning
9 11 (21.15%) OO
9 11 (21.15%) HTTP
9 11 (21.15%) XML
9 11 (21.15%) SQL
9 11 (21.15%) Linux
9 11 (21.15%) JSON
10 10 (19.23%) Node.js
10 10 (19.23%) Mobile App
11 8 (15.38%) React
11 8 (15.38%) Mobile Development
11 8 (15.38%) Software Engineering
11 8 (15.38%) PHP

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:

Application Platforms
1 10 (19.23%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 12 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (21.15%) HTTP
2 1 (1.92%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (21.15%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (13.46%) Git (software)
2 5 (9.62%) Ant
3 3 (5.77%) JUnit
3 3 (5.77%) Selenium
4 2 (3.85%) Jenkins
4 2 (3.85%) Subversion
5 1 (1.92%) Appium
5 1 (1.92%) Grunt
5 1 (1.92%) Jasmine
5 1 (1.92%) JIRA
5 1 (1.92%) Maven
5 1 (1.92%) QUnit
5 1 (1.92%) TestComplete
General
1 2 (3.85%) Legal
2 1 (1.92%) Banking
2 1 (1.92%) Finance
2 1 (1.92%) Games
Job Titles
1 43 (82.69%) Developer
2 14 (26.92%) JavaScript Developer
3 9 (17.31%) Android Developer
4 8 (15.38%) Mobile Developer
4 8 (15.38%) Node.js Developer
4 8 (15.38%) Software Developer
5 5 (9.62%) Java Developer
5 5 (9.62%) Salesforce.com Developer
6 4 (7.69%) Consultant
6 4 (7.69%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 4 (7.69%) Salesforce.com Consultant
6 4 (7.69%) UX Developer
7 3 (5.77%) Agile Developer
7 3 (5.77%) Agile Java Developer
7 3 (5.77%) iOS Developer
7 3 (5.77%) Java Scala Developer
7 3 (5.77%) Scala Developer
7 3 (5.77%) Software Engineer
8 2 (3.85%) HTML CSS Developer
8 2 (3.85%) iOS Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (26.92%) CSS
2 12 (23.08%) Web Services
3 11 (21.15%) JSON
3 11 (21.15%) REST
3 11 (21.15%) RESTful
3 11 (21.15%) XML
4 8 (15.38%) HTML
4 8 (15.38%) React
5 5 (9.62%) Visualforce
6 4 (7.69%) HTML5
6 4 (7.69%) Spring
7 3 (5.77%) XSLT
8 2 (3.85%) .NET
8 2 (3.85%) Hibernate
9 1 (1.92%) .NET Framework
9 1 (1.92%) CSS3
9 1 (1.92%) lodash
9 1 (1.92%) RequireJS
9 1 (1.92%) Sass
9 1 (1.92%) Underscore.js
Miscellaneous
1 19 (36.54%) User Experience
2 10 (19.23%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.85%) MHEG
4 1 (1.92%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.92%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.92%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 13 (25.00%) Android
2 11 (21.15%) Linux
3 7 (13.46%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (59.62%) TDD
2 29 (55.77%) BDD
3 12 (23.08%) High Availability
3 12 (23.08%) OOP
3 12 (23.08%) Scrum
4 11 (21.15%) Android Development
4 11 (21.15%) OO
4 11 (21.15%) Performance Tuning
5 8 (15.38%) Mobile Development
5 8 (15.38%) Software Engineering
6 5 (9.62%) SDLC
7 4 (7.69%) Front End Development
7 4 (7.69%) iOS Development
8 3 (5.77%) Software Testing
9 2 (3.85%) Automated Testing
9 2 (3.85%) Automation Testing
9 2 (3.85%) Service Delivery
9 2 (3.85%) Unit Testing
10 1 (1.92%) Functional Testing
10 1 (1.92%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 21 (40.38%) JavaScript
2 20 (38.46%) Java
3 12 (23.08%) Scala
4 11 (21.15%) SQL
5 8 (15.38%) PHP
6 5 (9.62%) Apex Code
7 3 (5.77%) Objective-C
8 2 (3.85%) Apple Swift
8 2 (3.85%) C++
8 2 (3.85%) Ruby
9 1 (1.92%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (1.92%) Degree
1 1 (1.92%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.92%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (9.62%) Salesforce.com