Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Salford with a requirement for Agile Software Development skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Agile Software Development over the 6 months to 20 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 Software Development
Manchester > Salford
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 6 1 1
Rank change year-on-year -5 0 0
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 22 42 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Salford 17.19% 36.84% 52.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 19.30% 40.38% 58.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 33 34
Salford median daily rate £450 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% +10.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £332 £340 £290
90th Percentile £630 £475 £517
Manchester median daily rate £401 £413 £400
% change year-on-year -2.73% +3.13% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Salford median hourly rate - - -
Manchester median hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -17.65% +6.25% +33.33%

Agile Software Development 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 Salford with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Salford
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 114 104 68
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Salford 89.06% 91.23% 89.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 87 51
Salford median daily rate £425 £413 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +17.86% -
10th Percentile £286 £220 £200
90th Percentile £579 £595 £488
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +8.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 2 6
Salford median hourly rate £17.43 £19.25 £16.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.45% +17.36% -
10th Percentile £12.16 £15.73 £13.57
90th Percentile £31.50 £23.78 £19.25
Manchester median hourly rate £17.50 £15.25 £19.50
% change year-on-year +14.75% -21.79% +30.00%

Agile Software Development
Job Vacancy Trend in Salford

Job postings citing Agile Software Development as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Salford.

Job vacancy trend for Agile Software Development in Salford

Agile Software Development
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Salford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Agile Software Development in Salford.

Contractor daily rate trend for Agile Software Development in Salford

Agile Software Development
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Salford

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Agile Software Development in Salford over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Agile Software Development in Salford

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Agile Software Development 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 Salford region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 16 (72.73%) Software Engineering
2 11 (50.00%) JSON
3 10 (45.45%) JIRA
3 10 (45.45%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (40.91%) Software Architecture
4 9 (40.91%) RESTful
4 9 (40.91%) XML
4 9 (40.91%) Windows
4 9 (40.91%) Linux
4 9 (40.91%) Cybersecurity
4 9 (40.91%) GPG13
4 9 (40.91%) GitLab
4 9 (40.91%) Elastic Stack
5 8 (36.36%) Node.js
5 8 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (36.36%) JavaScript
5 8 (36.36%) CSS
5 8 (36.36%) TDD
6 7 (31.82%) Amazon EC2
6 7 (31.82%) Kanban
6 7 (31.82%) HTML
7 6 (27.27%) SMS
7 6 (27.27%) Amazon S3
7 6 (27.27%) logstash
7 6 (27.27%) DevOps
7 6 (27.27%) Kibana
7 6 (27.27%) Elasticsearch
8 5 (22.73%) Continuous Delivery
8 5 (22.73%) Git (software)
8 5 (22.73%) SC Cleared

Agile Software Development
Co-occurring IT Skills in Salford 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 6 (27.27%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (9.09%) CMS
2 2 (9.09%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 10 (45.45%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (31.82%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (27.27%) Amazon S3
4 4 (18.18%) GitHub
5 1 (4.55%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (4.55%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (4.55%) Serverless
5 1 (4.55%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (27.27%) SMS
2 2 (9.09%) DNS
2 2 (9.09%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 10 (45.45%) JIRA
2 9 (40.91%) GitLab
3 5 (22.73%) Git (software)
4 1 (4.55%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (4.55%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Software Engineer
2 5 (22.73%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) AWS DevOps
3 3 (13.64%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) AWS Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Developer
3 3 (13.64%) JavaScript Developer
3 3 (13.64%) Operations Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Project Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Administrator
4 2 (9.09%) Architect
4 2 (9.09%) AWS Software Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Information Architect
4 2 (9.09%) JavaScript Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Node.js Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Security Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (4.55%) Cybersecurity Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Senior JavaScript Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (50.00%) JSON
2 9 (40.91%) Elastic Stack
2 9 (40.91%) RESTful
2 9 (40.91%) XML
3 8 (36.36%) CSS
3 8 (36.36%) Node.js
4 7 (31.82%) HTML
5 4 (18.18%) Ruby on Rails
5 4 (18.18%) Web Services
6 1 (4.55%) CSS3
6 1 (4.55%) HTML5
6 1 (4.55%) React
6 1 (4.55%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 8 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.09%) Management Information System
2 2 (9.09%) Taxonomies
3 1 (4.55%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 9 (40.91%) Linux
1 9 (40.91%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (72.73%) Software Engineering
2 9 (40.91%) Cybersecurity
2 9 (40.91%) Software Architecture
3 8 (36.36%) TDD
4 7 (31.82%) Kanban
5 6 (27.27%) DevOps
6 5 (22.73%) Continuous Delivery
6 5 (22.73%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (22.73%) Workflow
7 4 (18.18%) Unit Testing
8 3 (13.64%) Line Management
8 3 (13.64%) Project Management
8 3 (13.64%) Scrum
8 3 (13.64%) Test Automation
9 2 (9.09%) Content Development
9 2 (9.09%) Enterprise Search
9 2 (9.09%) Information Governance
9 2 (9.09%) Kalman Filter
9 2 (9.09%) Metadata Management
9 2 (9.09%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 8 (36.36%) JavaScript
2 4 (18.18%) Ruby
3 1 (4.55%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (22.73%) SC Cleared
1 5 (22.73%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (40.91%) GPG13
2 2 (9.09%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (27.27%) Kibana
1 6 (27.27%) logstash
2 1 (4.55%) Business Desktop Deployment