The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 29 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.

Agile Project Management
North West / Manchester
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 87 104 93
Rank change year-on-year +17 -11  
Contract jobs citing Agile Project Management 1 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.076% 0.17% 0.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.094% 0.20% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 7
Median daily rate - £540 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +20.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £475 £439
% change year-on-year -10.52% +8.20%  
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 Manchester with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1066 1496 1271
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 80.70% 83.53% 78.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 683 900 680
Median daily rate £388 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.12% +3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 24 26
Median hourly rate £40.00 £18.99 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +110.60% +8.52%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £15.00 £11.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.14% +28.33%  

Agile Project Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester 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 Manchester

Agile Project Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Agile Project Management in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Agile Project Management.

1 8 (100.00%) Project Management
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) JIRA
2 4 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 4 (50.00%) User Experience
3 3 (37.50%) React Native
3 3 (37.50%) Apache Cordova
3 3 (37.50%) Android Development
3 3 (37.50%) OOP
3 3 (37.50%) Java
3 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 3 (37.50%) Games
3 3 (37.50%) Ergonomics
3 3 (37.50%) ITIL
3 3 (37.50%) Android
3 3 (37.50%) Git (software)
3 3 (37.50%) BDD
4 2 (25.00%) Game Development
4 2 (25.00%) WebGL
4 2 (25.00%) REST
4 2 (25.00%) Test Strategy
4 2 (25.00%) 3D Programming
4 2 (25.00%) TDD
4 2 (25.00%) QA
4 2 (25.00%) Velocity
4 2 (25.00%) Scrum
4 2 (25.00%) 3D Graphics
4 2 (25.00%) Mobile Games
4 2 (25.00%) Automotive
4 2 (25.00%) Web Services

Agile Project Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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:

Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) JIRA
2 3 (37.50%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (37.50%) Games
2 2 (25.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Product Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Android Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Android Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Android Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Digital Product Manager
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL Manager
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL Service Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Scrum Master
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) Apache Cordova
1 3 (37.50%) React Native
2 2 (25.00%) AngularJS
2 2 (25.00%) JSON
2 2 (25.00%) Pixi.js
2 2 (25.00%) React
2 2 (25.00%) REST
2 2 (25.00%) Velocity
2 2 (25.00%) Web Services
2 2 (25.00%) WebGL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) User Experience
2 2 (25.00%) 3D Graphics
2 2 (25.00%) Data Structures
2 2 (25.00%) Mobile Games
3 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
3 1 (12.50%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (100.00%) Project Management
2 4 (50.00%) PRINCE2
3 3 (37.50%) Android Development
3 3 (37.50%) BDD
3 3 (37.50%) Ergonomics
3 3 (37.50%) ITIL
3 3 (37.50%) OOP
4 2 (25.00%) 3D Programming
4 2 (25.00%) Game Development
4 2 (25.00%) Scrum
4 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (25.00%) TDD
4 2 (25.00%) Test Strategy
5 1 (12.50%) Coaching
5 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
5 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
5 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
5 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) Java
1 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
2 2 (25.00%) ES6
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) PMI Certification
1 1 (12.50%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) ServiceNow
1 2 (25.00%) Snow