Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 22 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
England > North West
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 174 184 220
Rank change year-on-year +10 +36 -39
Contract jobs citing Agile Project Management 32 34 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.56% 0.50% 0.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.69% 0.59% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 29 19
North West median daily rate £413 £475 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.16% +9.20% +8.75%
10th Percentile £356 £318 £255
90th Percentile £584 £598 £645
England median daily rate £500 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +11.11% - -5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England 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 the North West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4628 5750 6896
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 81.06% 83.83% 81.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 2961 3702 4181
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £263 £263 £255
90th Percentile £588 £556 £575
England median daily rate £450 £425 £423
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.47% +5.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 202 166 282
North West median hourly rate £27.00 £22.42 £30.52
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.41% -26.53% +74.40%
10th Percentile £11.56 £12.13 £12.37
90th Percentile £53.00 £53.00 £52.47
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.43 £22.50
% change year-on-year -1.76% +8.58% +18.42%

Agile Project Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for Agile Project Management in the North West

Agile Project Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Agile Project Management in the North West

Agile Project Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Agile Project Management in the North West over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Agile Project Management in the North West

Agile Project Management
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 6 months to 22 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
Cheshire +16 21 £500 +10.80%
Manchester +19 10 £375 -14.29% 1
Agile Project Management
England

For the 6 months to 22 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 North West region with a requirement for Agile Project Management.

1 32 (100.00%) Project Management
1 32 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (34.38%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (34.38%) Scrum
4 10 (31.25%) Test Automation
5 9 (28.13%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (25.00%) Migration
7 7 (21.88%) ASP.NET
7 7 (21.88%) CSS
7 7 (21.88%) C#
7 7 (21.88%) JavaScript
7 7 (21.88%) .NET
7 7 (21.88%) MVC
7 7 (21.88%) TDD
7 7 (21.88%) Refactoring
7 7 (21.88%) QA
7 7 (21.88%) jQuery
7 7 (21.88%) Web Development
7 7 (21.88%) Git (software)
7 7 (21.88%) Unit Testing
7 7 (21.88%) ASP.NET MVC
7 7 (21.88%) Progressive Enhancement
7 7 (21.88%) Sass
7 7 (21.88%) .NET Core
7 7 (21.88%) SMACSS
7 7 (21.88%) gulp
8 5 (15.63%) SC Cleared
8 5 (15.63%) Security Cleared
9 4 (12.50%) Finance

Agile Project Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 (3.13%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (3.13%) Confluence
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (3.13%) Skype for Business
1 1 (3.13%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (3.13%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 11 (34.38%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (9.38%) OpenShift
2 3 (9.38%) PaaS
3 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (3.13%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
1 1 (3.13%) MongoDB
1 1 (3.13%) MySQL
1 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (21.88%) Git (software)
1 7 (21.88%) gulp
2 4 (12.50%) Jenkins
3 3 (9.38%) TeamCity
4 2 (6.25%) JIRA
5 1 (3.13%) Bitbucket
5 1 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (12.50%) Finance
2 2 (6.25%) Banking
3 1 (3.13%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (25.00%) Developer
2 7 (21.88%) .NET Developer
2 7 (21.88%) .NET Web Developer
2 7 (21.88%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
2 7 (21.88%) C# .NET Developer
2 7 (21.88%) C# Developer
2 7 (21.88%) C# Web Developer
2 7 (21.88%) Delivery Manager
2 7 (21.88%) Web Developer
3 5 (15.63%) Agile Delivery Manager
3 5 (15.63%) Project Manager
4 4 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) Scrum Master
4 4 (12.50%) Senior Manager
5 3 (9.38%) Architect
5 3 (9.38%) Senior Project Manager
6 2 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (3.13%) Cloud Architect
7 1 (3.13%) Cloud Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Cloud Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (21.88%) .NET
1 7 (21.88%) .NET Core
1 7 (21.88%) ASP.NET
1 7 (21.88%) ASP.NET MVC
1 7 (21.88%) CSS
1 7 (21.88%) jQuery
1 7 (21.88%) Sass
2 1 (3.13%) IBM Integration Bus
2 1 (3.13%) Kafka
2 1 (3.13%) Middleware
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (3.13%) RESTful
2 1 (3.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.25%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (3.13%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.13%) iPhone
2 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.13%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.13%) NHS
2 1 (3.13%) Reference Data
2 1 (3.13%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.38%) Linux
1 3 (9.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 32 (100.00%) Project Management
2 12 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (34.38%) Scrum
4 10 (31.25%) Test Automation
5 9 (28.13%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (25.00%) Migration
7 7 (21.88%) MVC
7 7 (21.88%) Progressive Enhancement
7 7 (21.88%) Refactoring
7 7 (21.88%) SMACSS
7 7 (21.88%) TDD
7 7 (21.88%) Unit Testing
7 7 (21.88%) Web Development
8 4 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
8 4 (12.50%) DevOps
8 4 (12.50%) User Stories
9 3 (9.38%) PRINCE2
10 2 (6.25%) Mentoring
10 2 (6.25%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (21.88%) C#
1 7 (21.88%) JavaScript
2 3 (9.38%) Java
2 3 (9.38%) Python
2 3 (9.38%) Ruby
3 1 (3.13%) Go
3 1 (3.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (15.63%) SC Cleared
1 5 (15.63%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.13%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (21.88%) QA
2 1 (3.13%) Data Quality
2 1 (3.13%) GDPR
2 1 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (12.50%) Docker
2 1 (3.13%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (9.38%) Kubernetes
3 1 (3.13%) Ansible
3 1 (3.13%) Puppet
3 1 (3.13%) Salt
3 1 (3.13%) Terraform
Vendors
1 3 (9.38%) Microsoft
1 3 (9.38%) Red Hat
2 1 (3.13%) Atlassian
2 1 (3.13%) Citrix
2 1 (3.13%) IBM
2 1 (3.13%) MuleSoft
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle
2 1 (3.13%) TIBCO
2 1 (3.13%) WSO2