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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 2 3 5
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +2
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 18 9 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 40.00% 20.45% 18.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 46.15% 22.50% 26.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 9 7
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£331 £338 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.85% -0.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £300 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £438 £368
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £57.50 £41.50 £35.53
% change year-on-year
+38.55% +16.81%
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
39 40 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 86.67% 90.91% 70.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 33 23
Average daily rate £331 £338 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.85% -0.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £375 £369
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 2
Average hourly rate - £13.67 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -21.91%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.98 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-10.08% -

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 3 September 2014.

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Histogram in Salford

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Salford

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 13 (52.00%) Scrum
2 9 (36.00%) Project Management
3 7 (28.00%) User Stories
4 5 (20.00%) PRINCE
4 5 (20.00%) RUP
4 5 (20.00%) HTML
4 5 (20.00%) CSS
4 5 (20.00%) XML
4 5 (20.00%) Selenium
4 5 (20.00%) Use Case
4 5 (20.00%) Requirements Management
5 4 (16.00%) Cucumber
5 4 (16.00%) Firebug
6 2 (8.00%) Programme Management
6 2 (8.00%) TDD
6 2 (8.00%) Python
6 2 (8.00%) Web Services
6 2 (8.00%) BDD
6 2 (8.00%) JIRA
6 2 (8.00%) New Media
7 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (4.00%) Agile Testing
7 1 (4.00%) Agile Project Management
7 1 (4.00%) WCF
7 1 (4.00%) Django
7 1 (4.00%) Lean Six Sigma
7 1 (4.00%) JSON
7 1 (4.00%) REST
7 1 (4.00%) Continuous Improvement

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Salford by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 (4.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (20.00%) Selenium
2 4 (16.00%) Cucumber
2 4 (16.00%) Firebug
3 2 (8.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (4.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 8 (32.00%) Analyst
2 6 (24.00%) Business Analyst
3 5 (20.00%) Tester
3 5 (20.00%) Developer
3 5 (20.00%) Automated Tester
4 3 (12.00%) Project Manager
4 3 (12.00%) Programme Manager
5 2 (8.00%) Python Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Django Developer
6 1 (4.00%) ScrumMaster
6 1 (4.00%) Ruby Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Agile Project Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Agile Business Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Project Manager
6 1 (4.00%) .NET Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Test Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Process Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.00%) HTML
1 5 (20.00%) CSS
1 5 (20.00%) XML
2 2 (8.00%) Web Services
3 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (4.00%) WCF
3 1 (4.00%) Django
3 1 (4.00%) JSON
3 1 (4.00%) REST
3 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (4.00%) .NET
3 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (4.00%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) New Media
2 1 (4.00%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (52.00%) Scrum
2 9 (36.00%) Project Management
3 7 (28.00%) User Stories
4 5 (20.00%) PRINCE
4 5 (20.00%) RUP
4 5 (20.00%) Use Case
4 5 (20.00%) Requirements Management
5 2 (8.00%) Programme Management
5 2 (8.00%) TDD
5 2 (8.00%) BDD
6 1 (4.00%) Agile Testing
6 1 (4.00%) Agile Project Management
6 1 (4.00%) Lean Six Sigma
6 1 (4.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (4.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (4.00%) Test Scripting
6 1 (4.00%) Kanban
6 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2
6 1 (4.00%) OO
6 1 (4.00%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.00%) Python
2 1 (4.00%) Ruby
2 1 (4.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 1 (4.00%) ISEB
1 1 (4.00%) ISTQB