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 31 October 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 1 1 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 20 23 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 46.51% 47.92% 25.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 58.82% 51.11% 38.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 22 7
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£350 £375 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £301 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £375 £368
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £40.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-8.64% +8.00%
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
34 45 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 79.07% 93.75% 65.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 36 14
Average daily rate £350 £375 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £300 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £375 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 4
Average hourly rate - £13.67 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +36.65%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -

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 31 October 2014.

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Histogram in Salford

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Salford

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 24 (70.59%) Scrum
2 14 (41.18%) Project Management
3 13 (38.24%) User Stories
4 11 (32.35%) HTML
4 11 (32.35%) CSS
5 10 (29.41%) XML
5 10 (29.41%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (26.47%) Requirements Management
7 8 (23.53%) PRINCE
7 8 (23.53%) RUP
7 8 (23.53%) Use Case
8 5 (14.71%) TDD
9 4 (11.76%) BDD
10 3 (8.82%) New Media
10 3 (8.82%) Python
10 3 (8.82%) Programme Management
11 2 (5.88%) Ruby
11 2 (5.88%) JIRA
11 2 (5.88%) Selenium
11 2 (5.88%) Games
11 2 (5.88%) XHTML
11 2 (5.88%) OOP
11 2 (5.88%) SOA
11 2 (5.88%) Web Services
11 2 (5.88%) JavaScript
11 2 (5.88%) Open Source
11 2 (5.88%) Test Scripting
11 2 (5.88%) HTML5
11 2 (5.88%) Cucumber
11 2 (5.88%) jQuery

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Salford by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 (2.94%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.94%) MySQL
1 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (2.94%) MongoDB
1 1 (2.94%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (2.94%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (5.88%) JIRA
1 2 (5.88%) Selenium
1 2 (5.88%) Cucumber
2 1 (2.94%) Calabash
2 1 (2.94%) Subversion
2 1 (2.94%) Firebug
2 1 (2.94%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (5.88%) Games
2 1 (2.94%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 14 (41.18%) Analyst
2 9 (26.47%) Business Analyst
3 8 (23.53%) Developer
4 4 (11.76%) Programme Manager
5 3 (8.82%) Agile Business Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) Project Manager
6 2 (5.88%) Tester
6 2 (5.88%) Python Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Test Manager
6 2 (5.88%) iOS Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Automated Tester
7 1 (2.94%) Django Developer
7 1 (2.94%) Software Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Systems Analyst
7 1 (2.94%) Technical Architect
7 1 (2.94%) Web Developer
7 1 (2.94%) Senior Manager
7 1 (2.94%) Senior Business Analyst
7 1 (2.94%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (2.94%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (32.35%) HTML
1 11 (32.35%) CSS
2 10 (29.41%) XML
3 2 (5.88%) jQuery
3 2 (5.88%) HTML5
3 2 (5.88%) Web Services
3 2 (5.88%) XHTML
4 1 (2.94%) Ajax
4 1 (2.94%) JSON
4 1 (2.94%) Dojo
4 1 (2.94%) WCF
4 1 (2.94%) Django
4 1 (2.94%) .NET
4 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.94%) REST
4 1 (2.94%) CSS3
4 1 (2.94%) Apache Cordova
4 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (2.94%) MooTools
Miscellaneous
1 10 (29.41%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.82%) New Media
3 2 (5.88%) Open Source
4 1 (2.94%) Digital Media
4 1 (2.94%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.94%) Streaming Video
4 1 (2.94%) Interactive TV
4 1 (2.94%) Animation
4 1 (2.94%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.88%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.94%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (70.59%) Scrum
2 14 (41.18%) Project Management
3 13 (38.24%) User Stories
4 9 (26.47%) Requirements Management
5 8 (23.53%) PRINCE
5 8 (23.53%) RUP
5 8 (23.53%) Use Case
6 5 (14.71%) TDD
7 4 (11.76%) BDD
8 3 (8.82%) Programme Management
9 2 (5.88%) SOA
9 2 (5.88%) Test Scripting
9 2 (5.88%) Kanban
9 2 (5.88%) OOP
9 2 (5.88%) iOS Development
9 2 (5.88%) Mentoring
10 1 (2.94%) Coaching
10 1 (2.94%) People Management
10 1 (2.94%) User Acceptance Testing
10 1 (2.94%) OO
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.82%) Python
2 2 (5.88%) JavaScript
2 2 (5.88%) Ruby
3 1 (2.94%) XPath
3 1 (2.94%) C#
3 1 (2.94%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1 (2.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Salford, Lancashire
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