The table below looks at the statistics for Agile Software Development skills in IT contracts advertised for the Stockport 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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Agile Software Development
Rank 1 6 8
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +2
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 23 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stockport 57.50% 6.67% 13.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 65.71% 12.50% 19.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 0 3
Average daily rate £400 - £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £398 £364
% change year-on-year
+0.51% +9.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.50 £36.40 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+22.25% -0.27%
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 Stockport region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Stockport
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
35 8 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stockport 87.50% 53.33% 70.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 6 16
Average daily rate £388 £363 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.89% +6.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £189 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £413 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £17.00 £14.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -56.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Agile Software Development
Jobs Demand Trend in Stockport

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Stockport region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Agile Software Development Jobs Demand Trend in Stockport

Agile Software Development
Daily Rate Trend in Stockport

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Stockport region.

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Trend in Stockport

Agile Software Development
Daily Rate Histogram in Stockport

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Stockport region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Histogram in Stockport

Agile Software Development
Hourly Rate Trend in Stockport

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Stockport region.

Agile Software Development Hourly Rate Trend in Stockport

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stockport

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Stockport 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 18 (56.25%) Scrum
2 15 (46.88%) HTML
2 15 (46.88%) Enterprise Software
3 14 (43.75%) BDD
3 14 (43.75%) CSS
4 13 (40.63%) .NET
4 13 (40.63%) C#
4 13 (40.63%) HTML5
5 12 (37.50%) EPiServer
5 12 (37.50%) .NET Framework
5 12 (37.50%) CMS
6 11 (34.38%) CSS3
6 11 (34.38%) SpecFlow
6 11 (34.38%) AngularJS
7 10 (31.25%) Web Testing
7 10 (31.25%) WCAG
7 10 (31.25%) Sitecore CMS
7 10 (31.25%) Sitecore
7 10 (31.25%) OWASP
7 10 (31.25%) MVC
7 10 (31.25%) Requirements Analysis
8 8 (25.00%) Process Management
8 8 (25.00%) Microsoft
8 8 (25.00%) User Stories
9 6 (18.75%) Front End Development
9 6 (18.75%) User Experience
9 6 (18.75%) Waterfall
9 6 (18.75%) Capita
10 4 (12.50%) Project Management
10 4 (12.50%) JavaScript

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Stockport by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Stockport 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.

Application Platforms
1 12 (37.50%) CMS
2 10 (31.25%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (6.25%) Apache
3 2 (6.25%) EPiServer CMS
3 2 (6.25%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.13%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.13%) MySQL
2 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (34.38%) SpecFlow
2 2 (6.25%) RSpec
3 1 (3.13%) FishEye
3 1 (3.13%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.13%) Gradle
3 1 (3.13%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.13%) JIRA
3 1 (3.13%) JUnit
3 1 (3.13%) Selenium
3 1 (3.13%) Subversion
3 1 (3.13%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (3.13%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (50.00%) Developer
2 8 (25.00%) .NET Developer
3 7 (21.88%) Agile Developer
4 6 (18.75%) Agile .NET Developer
5 5 (15.63%) Agile C# Developer
5 5 (15.63%) C# Developer
5 5 (15.63%) Delivery Manager
5 5 (15.63%) HTML Developer
6 4 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (12.50%) Digital Delivery Manager
6 4 (12.50%) Scrum Master
7 3 (9.38%) Agile Business Analyst
7 3 (9.38%) Analyst
7 3 (9.38%) Business Analyst
7 3 (9.38%) JavaScript Developer
7 3 (9.38%) Lead Developer
7 3 (9.38%) Senior Manager
7 3 (9.38%) Technical Leader
7 3 (9.38%) UX Developer
8 2 (6.25%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (46.88%) HTML
2 14 (43.75%) CSS
3 13 (40.63%) .NET
3 13 (40.63%) HTML5
4 12 (37.50%) .NET Framework
5 11 (34.38%) AngularJS
5 11 (34.38%) CSS3
6 3 (9.38%) Web Services
6 3 (9.38%) XML
7 2 (6.25%) Ruby on Rails
7 2 (6.25%) WCF
8 1 (3.13%) Java EE
8 1 (3.13%) jQuery
8 1 (3.13%) JSON
8 1 (3.13%) OSGi
8 1 (3.13%) REST
8 1 (3.13%) RESTful
8 1 (3.13%) Swing
8 1 (3.13%) SWT
Miscellaneous
1 15 (46.88%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (18.75%) User Experience
3 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.13%) Psychology
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.25%) Linux
1 2 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (56.25%) Scrum
2 14 (43.75%) BDD
3 10 (31.25%) MVC
3 10 (31.25%) OWASP
3 10 (31.25%) Requirements Analysis
3 10 (31.25%) Web Testing
4 8 (25.00%) Process Management
4 8 (25.00%) User Stories
5 6 (18.75%) Front End Development
5 6 (18.75%) Waterfall
6 4 (12.50%) Project Management
7 3 (9.38%) Mentoring
7 3 (9.38%) SDLC
7 3 (9.38%) TDD
8 2 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (6.25%) OO
8 2 (6.25%) Translating Business Requirements
8 2 (6.25%) Web Design
8 2 (6.25%) Web Development
9 1 (3.13%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 13 (40.63%) C#
2 4 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 2 (6.25%) Bash Shell
3 2 (6.25%) Java
3 2 (6.25%) Ruby
3 2 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.13%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (3.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (31.25%) WCAG
2 1 (3.13%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) Capistrano
1 2 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 12 (37.50%) EPiServer
2 10 (31.25%) Sitecore
3 8 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (18.75%) Capita
5 1 (3.13%) Twitter
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