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 3 months to 27 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Agile Project Management
North West / Cheshire
Rank 51 66 70
Rank change year-on-year +15 +4  
Contract jobs citing Agile Project Management 2 15 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.38% 1.55% 0.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.45% 1.85% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 13 1
Median daily rate £475 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% -5.26%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £475 £445
% change year-on-year -10.52% +6.86%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Agile Project Management 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 Cheshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Cheshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 449 813 713
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 84.24% 84.25% 83.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 319 511 455
Median daily rate £400 £425 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +4.29%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £590
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 27 35
Median hourly rate £42.48 £22.54 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +88.44% -35.60%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £13.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.95 £50.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -5.84% +27.48%  

Agile Project Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

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

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
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 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Macclesfield +1 1 £525 -2.32%
Agile Project Management
North West

Agile Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Project Management
2 2 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) CMS
3 1 (25.00%) Hibernate
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (25.00%) PMI
3 1 (25.00%) PMI Certification
3 1 (25.00%) Apple
3 1 (25.00%) Content Management Server
3 1 (25.00%) SAML
3 1 (25.00%) PRINCE
3 1 (25.00%) Blackberry
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) .NET
3 1 (25.00%) J2EE
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (25.00%) DB2
3 1 (25.00%) WebLogic
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (25.00%) EJB
3 1 (25.00%) CSS
3 1 (25.00%) JSP
3 1 (25.00%) Servlets
3 1 (25.00%) Struts

Agile Project Management
Top Related 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 (25.00%) CMS
1 1 (25.00%) Content Management Server
1 1 (25.00%) EPiServer
1 1 (25.00%) JBoss
1 1 (25.00%) Sitecore CMS
1 1 (25.00%) Umbraco
1 1 (25.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (25.00%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
1 1 (25.00%) IPsec
1 1 (25.00%) Kerberos
1 1 (25.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) ClearCase
1 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (25.00%) Gradle
1 1 (25.00%) Subversion
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) CMS Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Delivery Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Full Stack Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Service Improvement Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) Ajax
1 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (25.00%) CSS
1 1 (25.00%) EJB
1 1 (25.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
1 1 (25.00%) HTML5
1 1 (25.00%) J2EE
1 1 (25.00%) JMS
1 1 (25.00%) jQuery
1 1 (25.00%) JSP
1 1 (25.00%) SAML
1 1 (25.00%) Servlets
1 1 (25.00%) Struts
1 1 (25.00%) Struts2
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
1 1 (25.00%) WSDL
1 1 (25.00%) XML
1 1 (25.00%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (25.00%) PMI
1 1 (25.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Android
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Project Management
2 2 (50.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (25.00%) BDD
3 1 (25.00%) CMMI
3 1 (25.00%) CRM
3 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL V3
3 1 (25.00%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (25.00%) PRINCE
3 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (25.00%) RUP
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) SDLC
3 1 (25.00%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) Groovy
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (25.00%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) AirWatch
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Apple
2 1 (25.00%) Chordiant
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) Sitecore