Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for Agile Project Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Agile Project Management over the 6 months to 17 November 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 Project Management
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 69 86 107
Rank change year-on-year +17 +21 -
Contract jobs citing Agile Project Management 21 13 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.56% 0.88% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.86% 1.01% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 14 5
Cheshire median daily rate £500 £451 £468
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.80% -3.48% -
10th Percentile £340 £257 £339
90th Percentile £625 £623 £630
North West median daily rate £413 £475 £430
% change year-on-year -13.16% +10.47% +7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - - -

Agile Project Management is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Cheshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1128 1283 1755
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 83.99% 86.40% 84.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 805 917 1152
Cheshire median daily rate £420 £400 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% -4.76% +8.39%
10th Percentile £263 £244 £275
90th Percentile £623 £613 £599
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 32 59
Cheshire median hourly rate £14.42 £19.64 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.59% +12.24% -5.41%
10th Percentile £11.25 £13.00 £12.87
90th Percentile £34.80 £38.93 £37.50
North West median hourly rate £27.00 £22.85 £30.52
% change year-on-year +18.19% -25.15% +64.97%

Agile Project Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing Agile Project Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for Agile Project Management in Cheshire

Agile Project Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Agile Project Management in Cheshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Agile Project Management in Cheshire

Agile Project Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Agile Project Management in Cheshire over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Agile Project Management in Cheshire

Agile Project Management
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Project Management within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 17 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +23 15 £525 +16.34%
Knutsford - 2 £370 -
Agile Project Management
North West

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Agile Project Management 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Agile Project Management.

1 21 (100.00%) Project Management
1 21 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (47.62%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (38.10%) Migration
3 8 (38.10%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (38.10%) Scrum
4 4 (19.05%) Finance
4 4 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (19.05%) SC Cleared
4 4 (19.05%) Security Cleared
5 3 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (14.29%) Ruby
5 3 (14.29%) Linux
5 3 (14.29%) Python
5 3 (14.29%) Java
5 3 (14.29%) Red Hat
5 3 (14.29%) Kubernetes
5 3 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
5 3 (14.29%) PaaS
5 3 (14.29%) TeamCity
5 3 (14.29%) Jenkins
5 3 (14.29%) User Stories
5 3 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (14.29%) OpenShift
5 3 (14.29%) Docker
5 3 (14.29%) DevOps
6 2 (9.52%) Mentoring
6 2 (9.52%) Test Automation
6 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Office
6 2 (9.52%) PRINCE2

Agile Project Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 1 (4.76%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (47.62%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (14.29%) OpenShift
2 3 (14.29%) PaaS
3 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) Skype
Development Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Jenkins
1 3 (14.29%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (19.05%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Banking
3 1 (4.76%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) Delivery Manager
2 5 (23.81%) Agile Delivery Manager
2 5 (23.81%) Project Manager
3 4 (19.05%) Senior Manager
4 3 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Scrum Master
4 3 (14.29%) Senior Project Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Agile Project Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Digital Delivery Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Digital Transformation
5 1 (4.76%) Digital Transformation Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Head of Architecture
5 1 (4.76%) Head of Digital
5 1 (4.76%) Head of Technical Architecture
5 1 (4.76%) Implementation Manager
5 1 (4.76%) NHS Project Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Rollout Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Rollout Project Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Transformation Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (4.76%) iPhone
2 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.76%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.76%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (14.29%) Linux
1 3 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 21 (100.00%) Project Management
2 8 (38.10%) Migration
2 8 (38.10%) Scrum
2 8 (38.10%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
4 3 (14.29%) DevOps
4 3 (14.29%) User Stories
5 2 (9.52%) Data Protection
5 2 (9.52%) Information Assurance
5 2 (9.52%) Mentoring
5 2 (9.52%) PRINCE2
5 2 (9.52%) Supplier Management
5 2 (9.52%) Test Automation
6 1 (4.76%) Business Transformation
6 1 (4.76%) Kanban
6 1 (4.76%) Risk Management
6 1 (4.76%) Software Delivery
6 1 (4.76%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 3 (14.29%) Java
1 3 (14.29%) Python
1 3 (14.29%) Ruby
2 1 (4.76%) Go
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) SC Cleared
1 4 (19.05%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.76%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (14.29%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) Kubernetes
1 3 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (14.29%) Red Hat
2 1 (4.76%) Citrix