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 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 Software Development
Manchester / Salford
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 0  
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 25 33 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Salford 34.72% 78.57% 52.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 37.88% 80.49% 57.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 25 9
Median daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £335 £368
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £488 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +5.00% +3.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.25 £36.13
% change year-on-year +0.59% +16.95%  

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

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Salford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 66 41 21
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Salford 91.67% 97.62% 91.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 31 15
Median daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £488 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £10.50 £15.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.00% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -5.84% +27.48%  

Agile Software Development
Job Vacancy Trend in Salford

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

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 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Agile Software Development in Salford

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Salford

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 28 (54.90%) Scrum
2 26 (50.98%) ITIL
3 25 (49.02%) ServiceNow
4 22 (43.14%) JavaScript
5 20 (39.22%) PRINCE2
6 18 (35.29%) Web Services
7 17 (33.33%) HTML
7 17 (33.33%) TDD
8 15 (29.41%) Software Engineering
8 15 (29.41%) BDD
9 13 (25.49%) HTML5
9 13 (25.49%) Games
10 12 (23.53%) DevOps
10 12 (23.53%) Continuous Delivery
11 11 (21.57%) User Experience
11 11 (21.57%) Project Management
11 11 (21.57%) SC Cleared
11 11 (21.57%) Security Cleared
12 10 (19.61%) Android
12 10 (19.61%) Apple iOS
12 10 (19.61%) Node.js
12 10 (19.61%) ITIL V3
12 10 (19.61%) AngularJS
12 10 (19.61%) Workflow
13 9 (17.65%) LDAP
13 9 (17.65%) SharePoint
13 9 (17.65%) XML
13 9 (17.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 9 (17.65%) Mobile App
13 9 (17.65%) REST

Agile Software Development
Top Related 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 9 (17.65%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.96%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (3.92%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.80%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (17.65%) LDAP
2 6 (11.76%) HTTP
3 3 (5.88%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.76%) NoSQL
2 2 (3.92%) MarkLogic
2 2 (3.92%) MySQL
3 1 (1.96%) Big Data
3 1 (1.96%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.96%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 6 (11.76%) Git (software)
1 6 (11.76%) JUnit
2 5 (9.80%) Selenium
3 2 (3.92%) JIRA
3 2 (3.92%) Mercurial
3 2 (3.92%) Subversion
4 1 (1.96%) Babel
4 1 (1.96%) webpack
General
1 13 (25.49%) Games
2 5 (9.80%) Finance
3 4 (7.84%) Automotive
4 1 (1.96%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 17 (33.33%) Developer
2 10 (19.61%) Software Engineer
3 8 (15.69%) Product Manager
4 7 (13.73%) ServiceNow Developer
5 5 (9.80%) Architect
6 4 (7.84%) Project Manager
7 3 (5.88%) JavaScript Developer
7 3 (5.88%) Lead Architect
7 3 (5.88%) Scala Software Engineer
8 2 (3.92%) Agile Developer
8 2 (3.92%) Applications Manager
8 2 (3.92%) Applications Project Manager
8 2 (3.92%) Development Project Manager
8 2 (3.92%) iOS Developer
8 2 (3.92%) Linux Developer
8 2 (3.92%) Node.js Developer
8 2 (3.92%) Scrum Master
8 2 (3.92%) Software Developer
8 2 (3.92%) Technical Leader
8 2 (3.92%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (35.29%) Web Services
2 17 (33.33%) HTML
3 13 (25.49%) HTML5
4 10 (19.61%) AngularJS
4 10 (19.61%) Node.js
5 9 (17.65%) REST
5 9 (17.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 9 (17.65%) XML
6 8 (15.69%) React
7 7 (13.73%) Apache Cordova
7 7 (13.73%) Velocity
8 6 (11.76%) RESTful
9 4 (7.84%) JSON
10 3 (5.88%) XSLT
11 2 (3.92%) ActiveMQ
11 2 (3.92%) GStreamer
11 2 (3.92%) JMS
11 2 (3.92%) React Native
12 1 (1.96%) Ember.js
12 1 (1.96%) Pixi.js
Miscellaneous
1 11 (21.57%) User Experience
2 9 (17.65%) Mobile App
3 5 (9.80%) Web 2.0
4 4 (7.84%) IPTV
5 3 (5.88%) Data Structures
5 3 (5.88%) New Media
6 2 (3.92%) Computer Science
6 2 (3.92%) Interactive TV
6 2 (3.92%) MHEG
6 2 (3.92%) Streaming Video
7 1 (1.96%) 3D Graphics
7 1 (1.96%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 10 (19.61%) Android
1 10 (19.61%) Apple iOS
2 8 (15.69%) Linux
3 2 (3.92%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (54.90%) Scrum
2 26 (50.98%) ITIL
3 20 (39.22%) PRINCE2
4 17 (33.33%) TDD
5 15 (29.41%) BDD
5 15 (29.41%) Software Engineering
6 12 (23.53%) Continuous Delivery
6 12 (23.53%) DevOps
7 11 (21.57%) Project Management
8 10 (19.61%) ITIL V3
8 10 (19.61%) Workflow
9 8 (15.69%) Kanban
10 7 (13.73%) Ergonomics
11 6 (11.76%) High Availability
11 6 (11.76%) OOP
11 6 (11.76%) SDLC
12 5 (9.80%) Identity Management
12 5 (9.80%) Issue Tracking
12 5 (9.80%) ITSM
12 5 (9.80%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 22 (43.14%) JavaScript
2 7 (13.73%) Java
3 6 (11.76%) SQL
4 4 (7.84%) C#
4 4 (7.84%) Scala
5 2 (3.92%) ActionScript
5 2 (3.92%) C++
5 2 (3.92%) ES6
5 2 (3.92%) Objective-C
5 2 (3.92%) PHP
5 2 (3.92%) Ruby
6 1 (1.96%) Clojure
6 1 (1.96%) ECMAScript
Qualifications
1 11 (21.57%) SC Cleared
1 11 (21.57%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.92%) Degree
3 1 (1.96%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (13.73%) QA
Vendors
1 25 (49.02%) ServiceNow
2 7 (13.73%) Twitter
3 5 (9.80%) Snow
4 2 (3.92%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.92%) OpenTV
4 2 (3.92%) Oracle
5 1 (1.96%) Cloudera
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