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 22 December 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 4 3 4
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 3 10 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stockport 15.00% 30.30% 26.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 23.08% 43.48% 36.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 3
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£375 £340 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% +29.52%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £354
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -1.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £25.25 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-1.38% -4.00%
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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
13 23 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stockport 65.00% 69.70% 73.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 16 7
Average daily rate £413 £300 £304
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% -1.23%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 2
Average hourly rate £14.50 £18.50 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.62% +68.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.90 £16.00 £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.25 £32.80 £11.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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
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 22 December 2014, 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 10 (66.67%) Scrum
2 7 (46.67%) .NET
2 7 (46.67%) TDD
3 6 (40.00%) C#
3 6 (40.00%) SQL Server
4 4 (26.67%) HTML
4 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
4 4 (26.67%) CSS
4 4 (26.67%) SharePoint
4 4 (26.67%) jQuery
5 3 (20.00%) C++
5 3 (20.00%) SQL
5 3 (20.00%) T-SQL
5 3 (20.00%) IIS
5 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET
5 3 (20.00%) Web Services
5 3 (20.00%) XML
5 3 (20.00%) MVC
5 3 (20.00%) Ajax
5 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (20.00%) WPF
5 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (20.00%) MVVM
6 2 (13.33%) Python
6 2 (13.33%) hybris
7 1 (6.67%) PHP
7 1 (6.67%) MySQL
7 1 (6.67%) Subversion

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Stockport by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 4 (26.67%) SharePoint
2 3 (20.00%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (6.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (6.67%) Subversion
2 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 10 (66.67%) Developer
2 4 (26.67%) Consultant
2 4 (26.67%) SharePoint Consultant
3 3 (20.00%) Agile C# Developer
3 3 (20.00%) WPF Developer
3 3 (20.00%) .NET Developer
3 3 (20.00%) C# Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) Python Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Ruby Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Django Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (46.67%) .NET
2 4 (26.67%) HTML
2 4 (26.67%) CSS
2 4 (26.67%) jQuery
3 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (20.00%) Web Services
3 3 (20.00%) XML
3 3 (20.00%) Ajax
3 3 (20.00%) WPF
3 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (6.67%) Django
4 1 (6.67%) HTML5
4 1 (6.67%) CSS3
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) Scrum
2 7 (46.67%) TDD
3 3 (20.00%) MVVM
3 3 (20.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) C#
2 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
3 3 (20.00%) C++
3 3 (20.00%) SQL
3 3 (20.00%) T-SQL
4 2 (13.33%) Python
5 1 (6.67%) Ruby
5 1 (6.67%) PHP
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) hybris
2 1 (6.67%) Zend