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 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
England / North West
Rank 122 132 143
Rank change year-on-year +10 +11  
Contract jobs citing Agile Project Management 10 26 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.39% 0.68% 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.47% 0.82% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 23 9
Median daily rate £375 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.05% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £357 £395 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £655 £500
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 the North West with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2127 3164 2871
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 82.38% 82.44% 78.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1350 1916 1562
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 109 122 130
Median hourly rate £41.00 £37.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.33% -6.25%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £16.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.90 £50.00 £60.00
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 the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West 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 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 3 months to 27 March 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 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
Lancashire +21 7 £368 -16.38%
Cheshire +15 2 £475 +5.55%
Manchester +10 1 - -
Agile Project Management
England

Agile Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

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 North West region with a requirement for Agile Project Management.

1 19 (100.00%) Project Management
1 19 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (36.84%) Business Analysis
2 7 (36.84%) UML
2 7 (36.84%) OOA/OOD
2 7 (36.84%) OO
2 7 (36.84%) Use Case
2 7 (36.84%) Open Source
2 7 (36.84%) Service Design
3 5 (26.32%) User Experience
3 5 (26.32%) PRINCE2
3 5 (26.32%) JavaScript
4 4 (21.05%) Java
4 4 (21.05%) ITIL
4 4 (21.05%) Data Analysis
4 4 (21.05%) Git (software)
4 4 (21.05%) BDD
4 4 (21.05%) JIRA
4 4 (21.05%) Android
5 3 (15.79%) Ergonomics
5 3 (15.79%) Android Development
5 3 (15.79%) Apache Cordova
5 3 (15.79%) React Native
5 3 (15.79%) Scrum
5 3 (15.79%) Games
5 3 (15.79%) Web Services
5 3 (15.79%) OOP
6 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
6 2 (10.53%) PMI Certification
6 2 (10.53%) TDD

Agile Project Management
Top Related 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 (5.26%) CMS
1 1 (5.26%) Content Management Server
1 1 (5.26%) EPiServer
1 1 (5.26%) JBoss
1 1 (5.26%) Sitecore CMS
1 1 (5.26%) Umbraco
1 1 (5.26%) WebLogic
1 1 (5.26%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) Firewall
1 1 (5.26%) IPsec
1 1 (5.26%) Kerberos
1 1 (5.26%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) DB2
Development Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Git (software)
1 4 (21.05%) JIRA
2 1 (5.26%) ClearCase
2 1 (5.26%) Gradle
2 1 (5.26%) Subversion
General
1 3 (15.79%) Games
2 2 (10.53%) Automotive
2 2 (10.53%) Finance
3 1 (5.26%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Analyst
1 7 (36.84%) Business Analyst
2 4 (21.05%) Developer
3 3 (15.79%) Product Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Android Developer
5 1 (5.26%) .NET Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Android Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Android Software Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) CMS Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Digital Product Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Full Stack Developer
5 1 (5.26%) ITIL Manager
5 1 (5.26%) ITIL Service Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Java Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Scrum Master
5 1 (5.26%) Service Improvement Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Service Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) Apache Cordova
1 3 (15.79%) React Native
1 3 (15.79%) Web Services
2 2 (10.53%) AngularJS
2 2 (10.53%) JSON
2 2 (10.53%) Pixi.js
2 2 (10.53%) React
2 2 (10.53%) REST
2 2 (10.53%) Velocity
2 2 (10.53%) WebGL
3 1 (5.26%) Ajax
3 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET
3 1 (5.26%) CSS
3 1 (5.26%) CSS3
3 1 (5.26%) EJB
3 1 (5.26%) HTML5
3 1 (5.26%) jQuery
3 1 (5.26%) Struts2
3 1 (5.26%) XML
3 1 (5.26%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) User Experience
2 2 (10.53%) 3D Graphics
2 2 (10.53%) Data Structures
2 2 (10.53%) Mobile Games
3 1 (5.26%) Blackberry
3 1 (5.26%) Mobile App
3 1 (5.26%) New Media
3 1 (5.26%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) Android
2 1 (5.26%) Windows
2 1 (5.26%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 19 (100.00%) Project Management
2 7 (36.84%) Business Analysis
2 7 (36.84%) OO
2 7 (36.84%) OOA/OOD
2 7 (36.84%) Open Source
2 7 (36.84%) Service Design
2 7 (36.84%) UML
2 7 (36.84%) Use Case
3 5 (26.32%) PRINCE2
4 4 (21.05%) BDD
4 4 (21.05%) Data Analysis
4 4 (21.05%) ITIL
5 3 (15.79%) Android Development
5 3 (15.79%) Ergonomics
5 3 (15.79%) OOP
5 3 (15.79%) Scrum
6 2 (10.53%) Business Process Mapping
6 2 (10.53%) Game Development
6 2 (10.53%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 5 (26.32%) JavaScript
2 4 (21.05%) Java
3 2 (10.53%) ES6
4 1 (5.26%) Groovy
4 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) PMI Certification
2 1 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (5.26%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) AirWatch
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
1 2 (10.53%) ServiceNow
1 2 (10.53%) Snow
2 1 (5.26%) Apple
2 1 (5.26%) Chordiant
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle
2 1 (5.26%) Sitecore