The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bolton with a requirement for Agile Software Development skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Agile Software Development over the 3 months to 26 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Agile Software Development
Manchester / Bolton
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 3 2 4
Rank change year-on-year -1 +2  
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 7 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bolton 24.14% 14.29% 25.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 41.18% 33.33% 36.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 4
Median daily rate £325 £200 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +62.50% -42.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £341
10% offered a daily rate of more than £377 £200 £368
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £413 £385
% change year-on-year +1.81% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £42.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year +1.77% +20.71%  

Agile Software Development is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bolton with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Bolton
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 17 3 19
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bolton 58.62% 42.86% 67.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 15
Median daily rate £325 £165 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +96.96% -45.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £130 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £450 £373
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +3.75% +2.56%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £36.00 £30.75
% change year-on-year +2.77% +17.07%  

Agile Software Development
Job Vacancy Trend in Bolton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bolton citing Agile Software Development as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Agile Software Development in Bolton

Agile Software Development
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bolton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Agile Software Development in Bolton

Agile Software Development
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bolton

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Agile Software Development in Bolton over the 3 months to 26 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Agile Software Development in Bolton

For the 6 months to 26 April 2017, 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 Bolton region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 7 (41.18%) SQL
2 6 (35.29%) .NET
2 6 (35.29%) Web Services
2 6 (35.29%) Waterfall
3 5 (29.41%) User Stories
3 5 (29.41%) BPMN
3 5 (29.41%) Case Management
3 5 (29.41%) DSDM
3 5 (29.41%) Workflow
3 5 (29.41%) Finance
4 4 (23.53%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
4 4 (23.53%) SDLC
4 4 (23.53%) Relational Database
5 3 (17.65%) PowerShell
5 3 (17.65%) Git (software)
5 3 (17.65%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (17.65%) Guidewire
5 3 (17.65%) Windows Server
5 3 (17.65%) PMO
5 3 (17.65%) Programme Governance
5 3 (17.65%) Planning and Forecasting
5 3 (17.65%) HTML
5 3 (17.65%) Java
5 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
5 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (17.65%) CSS
5 3 (17.65%) PRINCE2
5 3 (17.65%) Windows
5 3 (17.65%) MOM

Agile Software Development
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bolton 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 2 (11.76%) CMS
1 2 (11.76%) Tomcat
2 1 (5.88%) EPiServer
2 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.88%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (5.88%) Fireworks
2 1 (5.88%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) IaaS
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (11.76%) PaaS
2 1 (5.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) Relational Database
1 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.88%) QlikView
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Git (software)
1 3 (17.65%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (11.76%) Ant
2 2 (11.76%) Gradle
2 2 (11.76%) Maven
2 2 (11.76%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (29.41%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Developer
2 5 (29.41%) Agile Developer
2 5 (29.41%) BPM Developer
2 5 (29.41%) Case Management Developer
3 4 (23.53%) Workflow Developer
4 3 (17.65%) HR Manager
4 3 (17.65%) Junior
4 3 (17.65%) Junior PMO
4 3 (17.65%) PMO Manager
5 2 (11.76%) Consultant
5 2 (11.76%) Project Manager
5 2 (11.76%) Transformation Manager
6 1 (5.88%) Azure Consultant
6 1 (5.88%) Azure DevOps
6 1 (5.88%) C# WCF Developer
6 1 (5.88%) DevOps Consultant
6 1 (5.88%) Environment And Release Manager
6 1 (5.88%) PMO Project Manager
6 1 (5.88%) WCF Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Web UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (35.29%) .NET
1 6 (35.29%) Web Services
2 3 (17.65%) CSS
2 3 (17.65%) HTML
3 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET
3 2 (11.76%) jQuery
4 1 (5.88%) AngularJS
4 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET 2.0
4 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (5.88%) HTML5
4 1 (5.88%) J2EE
4 1 (5.88%) JMS
4 1 (5.88%) WCF
4 1 (5.88%) XML
4 1 (5.88%) XSD
4 1 (5.88%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Windows
1 3 (17.65%) Windows Server
2 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Waterfall
2 5 (29.41%) BPMN
2 5 (29.41%) Case Management
2 5 (29.41%) DSDM
2 5 (29.41%) User Stories
2 5 (29.41%) Workflow
3 4 (23.53%) SDLC
3 4 (23.53%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (17.65%) Change Management
4 3 (17.65%) Content Management
4 3 (17.65%) Planning and Forecasting
4 3 (17.65%) PRINCE2
4 3 (17.65%) Programme Governance
4 3 (17.65%) Project Management
4 3 (17.65%) Project Planning
5 2 (11.76%) Data Modelling
5 2 (11.76%) E-Commerce
5 2 (11.76%) MVC
5 2 (11.76%) Service Management
5 2 (11.76%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (41.18%) SQL
2 3 (17.65%) Java
2 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
2 3 (17.65%) PowerShell
3 2 (11.76%) C#
4 1 (5.88%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) PMO
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) MOM
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) Guidewire
2 2 (11.76%) AppDynamics
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.76%) PeopleSoft
2 2 (11.76%) ServiceNow
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle