Period
to 23 July 2017

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 6 months to 23 July 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
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 3 1 2
Rank change year-on-year -2 +1 +1
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 16 14 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bolton 24.62% 37.84% 33.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 39.02% 50.00% 46.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 11 12
Bolton median daily rate £355 £288 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.48% -14.81% -10.00%
10th Percentile £276 £213 £220
90th Percentile £475 £444 £466
Manchester median daily rate £390 £409 £375
% change year-on-year -4.59% +9.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bolton median hourly rate - - -
Manchester median hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +11.11% -4.00% -

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 41 28 32
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bolton 63.08% 75.68% 71.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 20 27
Bolton median daily rate £363 £310 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.94% -4.62% -13.33%
10th Percentile £278 £210 £210
90th Percentile £475 £444 £475
Manchester median daily rate £388 £400 £363
% change year-on-year -3.13% +10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Bolton median hourly rate - £45.00 -
Manchester median hourly rate £18.00 £15.64 £16.00
% change year-on-year +15.09% -2.25% +3.23%

Agile Software Development
Job Vacancy Trend in Bolton

Job postings citing Agile Software Development as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bolton.

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 6 months to 23 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Agile Software Development in Bolton

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 10 (62.50%) Finance
2 8 (50.00%) Waterfall
3 7 (43.75%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (31.25%) Data Protection
4 5 (31.25%) PeopleSoft
5 4 (25.00%) Project Management
5 4 (25.00%) PRINCE2
5 4 (25.00%) SQL
5 4 (25.00%) Matrix Management
5 4 (25.00%) Change Management
6 3 (18.75%) Programme Governance
6 3 (18.75%) Planning and Forecasting
6 3 (18.75%) PMO
6 3 (18.75%) Test Automation
6 3 (18.75%) Content Management
6 3 (18.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 3 (18.75%) Project Planning
6 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Project
6 3 (18.75%) MOM
7 2 (12.50%) ISEB
7 2 (12.50%) HTML
7 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
7 2 (12.50%) CSS
7 2 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (12.50%) Software Testing
7 2 (12.50%) ISTQB
7 2 (12.50%) Web Development
7 2 (12.50%) CMS
7 2 (12.50%) Migration
7 2 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

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 (12.50%) CMS
2 1 (6.25%) EPiServer
Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (6.25%) Fireworks
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (6.25%) MS Visio
2 1 (6.25%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
2 1 (6.25%) JIRA
General
1 10 (62.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Analyst
1 5 (31.25%) Project Manager
2 4 (25.00%) HR Manager
3 3 (18.75%) Junior
3 3 (18.75%) Junior PMO
3 3 (18.75%) PMO Manager
3 3 (18.75%) Test Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Business Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Project Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Transformation Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Coordinator
5 1 (6.25%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (6.25%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (6.25%) PMO Project Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Release Coordinator
5 1 (6.25%) SQL Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Transformation Project Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) CSS
1 2 (12.50%) HTML
2 1 (6.25%) .NET
2 1 (6.25%) AngularJS
2 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
2 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (6.25%) HTML5
2 1 (6.25%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (6.25%) Renewable Energy
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 7 (43.75%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (31.25%) Data Protection
4 4 (25.00%) Change Management
4 4 (25.00%) Matrix Management
4 4 (25.00%) PRINCE2
4 4 (25.00%) Project Management
5 3 (18.75%) Content Management
5 3 (18.75%) Planning and Forecasting
5 3 (18.75%) Programme Governance
5 3 (18.75%) Project Planning
5 3 (18.75%) Test Automation
6 2 (12.50%) Functional Testing
6 2 (12.50%) Migration
6 2 (12.50%) Software Testing
6 2 (12.50%) Test Planning
6 2 (12.50%) Web Development
7 1 (6.25%) Data Migration
7 1 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (6.25%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) SQL
2 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 1 (6.25%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) ISEB
1 2 (12.50%) ISTQB
1 2 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) PMO
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) MOM
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) PeopleSoft
2 1 (6.25%) Guidewire
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle
2 1 (6.25%) ServiceNow