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 25 June 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
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1 2 1
Rank change year-on-year +1 -1  
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 8 15 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Salford 33.33% 45.45% 38.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 38.10% 48.39% 47.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 7
Median daily rate £425 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.67% -3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £359 £358
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £456 £412
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £388
% change year-on-year - +9.67%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £42.25 £37.00
% change year-on-year +2.36% +14.18%  

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 21 31 17
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Salford 87.50% 93.94% 80.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 19 14
Median daily rate £413 £370 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.48% -3.89%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £386 £173 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £463 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £12.33 - £18.31
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

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 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Agile Software Development in Salford

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 20 (54.05%) HTML
2 19 (51.35%) JavaScript
3 18 (48.65%) Scrum
4 16 (43.24%) ITIL
4 16 (43.24%) ServiceNow
5 14 (37.84%) HTML5
6 13 (35.14%) DevOps
7 12 (32.43%) Continuous Delivery
7 12 (32.43%) TDD
8 11 (29.73%) Node.js
9 10 (27.03%) PRINCE2
10 9 (24.32%) BDD
10 9 (24.32%) Kanban
11 8 (21.62%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 8 (21.62%) SC Cleared
11 8 (21.62%) Security Cleared
11 8 (21.62%) ITIL V3
11 8 (21.62%) Workflow
11 8 (21.62%) Games
12 7 (18.92%) Software Engineering
12 7 (18.92%) LDAP
12 7 (18.92%) SharePoint
12 7 (18.92%) Project Management
12 7 (18.92%) Web Services
12 7 (18.92%) Apple iOS
12 7 (18.92%) AngularJS
12 7 (18.92%) User Experience
12 7 (18.92%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 7 (18.92%) Mobile App
13 6 (16.22%) SDLC

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 7 (18.92%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.51%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.70%) Amazon CloudSearch
2 1 (2.70%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.70%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (2.70%) AWS Lambda
2 1 (2.70%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.70%) GitHub
2 1 (2.70%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (18.92%) LDAP
2 1 (2.70%) DNS
2 1 (2.70%) HTTP
2 1 (2.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.70%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 1 (2.70%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (2.70%) Big Data
1 1 (2.70%) Hadoop
1 1 (2.70%) MySQL
1 1 (2.70%) Pentaho
1 1 (2.70%) Redis
Development Applications
1 5 (13.51%) Jenkins
2 3 (8.11%) Selenium
3 2 (5.41%) Cucumber
3 2 (5.41%) Git (software)
3 2 (5.41%) Grunt
3 2 (5.41%) Hudson
3 2 (5.41%) Mocha
4 1 (2.70%) Gatling
4 1 (2.70%) gulp
4 1 (2.70%) Jasmine
4 1 (2.70%) Karma Test Runner
4 1 (2.70%) Maven
4 1 (2.70%) PhantomJS
4 1 (2.70%) webpack
4 1 (2.70%) Yeoman
General
1 8 (21.62%) Games
2 5 (13.51%) Finance
3 1 (2.70%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 17 (45.95%) Developer
2 6 (16.22%) ServiceNow Developer
3 5 (13.51%) Architect
3 5 (13.51%) Node.js Developer
4 4 (10.81%) JavaScript Developer
5 3 (8.11%) Lead Architect
5 3 (8.11%) Project Manager
5 3 (8.11%) Software Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Agile Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Applications Consultant
6 2 (5.41%) Business Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Consultant
6 2 (5.41%) iOS Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Linux Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Scrum Master
6 2 (5.41%) Software Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Technical Leader
6 2 (5.41%) Technical Manager
6 2 (5.41%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (54.05%) HTML
2 14 (37.84%) HTML5
3 11 (29.73%) Node.js
4 7 (18.92%) AngularJS
4 7 (18.92%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 7 (18.92%) Web Services
5 6 (16.22%) React
5 6 (16.22%) XML
6 5 (13.51%) Apache Cordova
7 4 (10.81%) CSS
7 4 (10.81%) GStreamer
8 3 (8.11%) JSON
8 3 (8.11%) Velocity
9 2 (5.41%) FFmpeg
9 2 (5.41%) jQuery
9 2 (5.41%) REST
9 2 (5.41%) RESTful
9 2 (5.41%) Sass
10 1 (2.70%) Express
10 1 (2.70%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.92%) Mobile App
1 7 (18.92%) User Experience
2 3 (8.11%) Computer Science
2 3 (8.11%) Web 2.0
3 2 (5.41%) IPTV
3 2 (5.41%) New Media
3 2 (5.41%) Streaming Video
4 1 (2.70%) Linked Data
Operating Systems
1 7 (18.92%) Apple iOS
2 6 (16.22%) Android
3 4 (10.81%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (48.65%) Scrum
2 16 (43.24%) ITIL
3 13 (35.14%) DevOps
4 12 (32.43%) Continuous Delivery
4 12 (32.43%) TDD
5 10 (27.03%) PRINCE2
6 9 (24.32%) BDD
6 9 (24.32%) Kanban
7 8 (21.62%) ITIL V3
7 8 (21.62%) Workflow
8 7 (18.92%) Project Management
8 7 (18.92%) Software Engineering
9 6 (16.22%) SDLC
9 6 (16.22%) Test Automation
10 5 (13.51%) ITSM
11 4 (10.81%) Use Case
12 3 (8.11%) Continuous Integration
12 3 (8.11%) Identity Management
12 3 (8.11%) Release Management
12 3 (8.11%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (51.35%) JavaScript
2 2 (5.41%) ES6
2 2 (5.41%) Java
2 2 (5.41%) Objective-C
3 1 (2.70%) Bash Shell
3 1 (2.70%) C#
3 1 (2.70%) Clojure
3 1 (2.70%) Groovy
3 1 (2.70%) Python
3 1 (2.70%) Ruby
3 1 (2.70%) Scala
Qualifications
1 8 (21.62%) SC Cleared
1 8 (21.62%) Security Cleared
2 3 (8.11%) Computer Science Degree
2 3 (8.11%) Degree
3 1 (2.70%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (21.62%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 5 (13.51%) QA
Vendors
1 16 (43.24%) ServiceNow
2 4 (10.81%) Twitter
3 2 (5.41%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.70%) Cloudera
4 1 (2.70%) Snow