The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Stockport 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 / Stockport
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 2 1 4
Rank change year-on-year -1 +3  
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 18 42 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stockport 52.94% 50.00% 18.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 64.29% 53.85% 26.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 36 6
Median daily rate £353 £338 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.44% +3.05%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £250 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £588 £343
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £388
% change year-on-year - +9.67%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Median hourly rate £50.00 - £40.00
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 Stockport with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Stockport
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 28 78 26
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Stockport 82.35% 92.86% 68.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 66 20
Median daily rate £350 £338 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.70% +3.05%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £250 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £661 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 2
Median hourly rate £47.50 £32.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +46.15% -18.75%  
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 Stockport

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Stockport 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 Stockport

Agile Software Development
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Stockport

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Agile Software Development in Stockport

Agile Software Development
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Stockport

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Agile Software Development in Stockport over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Agile Software Development in Stockport

Agile Software Development
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Stockport

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Software Development in Stockport.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Agile Software Development in Stockport

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 Stockport region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 26 (81.25%) JavaScript
2 19 (59.38%) CSS
3 17 (53.13%) HTML
3 17 (53.13%) HTML5
4 16 (50.00%) Scrum
5 14 (43.75%) Java
6 12 (37.50%) AngularJS
7 10 (31.25%) CSS3
7 10 (31.25%) Test Automation
7 10 (31.25%) jQuery
8 9 (28.13%) Web Development
9 8 (25.00%) JIRA
9 8 (25.00%) Adobe Illustrator
9 8 (25.00%) .NET
9 8 (25.00%) User Experience
9 8 (25.00%) Wireframes
10 7 (21.88%) Prototyping
10 7 (21.88%) C#
10 7 (21.88%) JUnit
10 7 (21.88%) ASP.NET
10 7 (21.88%) SVG
10 7 (21.88%) MVC
10 7 (21.88%) TDD
10 7 (21.88%) Use Case
10 7 (21.88%) Git (software)
10 7 (21.88%) ASP.NET MVC
10 7 (21.88%) Jenkins
10 7 (21.88%) DevOps
11 6 (18.75%) Open Source
11 6 (18.75%) Unit Testing

Agile Software Development
Co-occurring IT Skills in Stockport 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 3 (9.38%) Apache
2 1 (3.13%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 8 (25.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (3.13%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) Adobe Creative Cloud
1 1 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.13%) AWS CloudFormation
1 1 (3.13%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.38%) Apache Cassandra
1 3 (9.38%) MongoDB
1 3 (9.38%) MySQL
1 3 (9.38%) NoSQL
1 3 (9.38%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (3.13%) DB2
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 8 (25.00%) JIRA
2 7 (21.88%) Git (software)
2 7 (21.88%) Jenkins
2 7 (21.88%) JUnit
3 5 (15.63%) Axure RP
4 4 (12.50%) gulp
4 4 (12.50%) Maven
5 3 (9.38%) Gradle
5 3 (9.38%) Jasmine
6 1 (3.13%) Selenium
6 1 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (3.13%) Advertising
1 1 (3.13%) Marketing
1 1 (3.13%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 23 (71.88%) Developer
2 7 (21.88%) Java Developer
3 5 (15.63%) Angular Developer
3 5 (15.63%) UX Developer
4 4 (12.50%) HTML CSS Developer
4 4 (12.50%) HTML Developer
4 4 (12.50%) Web Developer
5 3 (9.38%) .NET Developer
5 3 (9.38%) C# Developer
5 3 (9.38%) Java Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Java Software Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) JavaScript Developer
5 3 (9.38%) JavaScript Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Senior Java Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Senior Java Software Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Senior Software Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Software Developer
5 3 (9.38%) Software Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (6.25%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (59.38%) CSS
2 17 (53.13%) HTML
2 17 (53.13%) HTML5
3 12 (37.50%) AngularJS
4 10 (31.25%) CSS3
4 10 (31.25%) jQuery
5 8 (25.00%) .NET
6 7 (21.88%) ASP.NET
6 7 (21.88%) ASP.NET MVC
6 7 (21.88%) SVG
7 5 (15.63%) XML
8 4 (12.50%) .NET Core
8 4 (12.50%) Sass
8 4 (12.50%) Swing
9 3 (9.38%) Apache Camel
9 3 (9.38%) Apache CXF
9 3 (9.38%) Node.js
9 3 (9.38%) OSGi
9 3 (9.38%) REST
9 3 (9.38%) SWT
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.00%) User Experience
2 2 (6.25%) Web 2.0
3 1 (3.13%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.38%) Linux
1 3 (9.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (50.00%) Scrum
2 10 (31.25%) Test Automation
3 9 (28.13%) Web Development
4 8 (25.00%) Wireframes
5 7 (21.88%) DevOps
5 7 (21.88%) MVC
5 7 (21.88%) Prototyping
5 7 (21.88%) TDD
5 7 (21.88%) Use Case
6 6 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (18.75%) Open Source
6 6 (18.75%) Software Engineering
6 6 (18.75%) Unit Testing
7 5 (15.63%) Progressive Enhancement
8 4 (12.50%) OO
8 4 (12.50%) Refactoring
8 4 (12.50%) SMACSS
9 3 (9.38%) Case Management
9 3 (9.38%) Integration Testing
9 3 (9.38%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 26 (81.25%) JavaScript
2 14 (43.75%) Java
3 7 (21.88%) C#
4 5 (15.63%) SQL
5 1 (3.13%) COBOL
5 1 (3.13%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (6.25%) SC Cleared
1 2 (6.25%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.13%) ISTQB
2 1 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.63%) QA
2 1 (3.13%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (6.25%) Docker
Vendors
1 3 (9.38%) Pega
1 3 (9.38%) Red Hat
2 2 (6.25%) Adobe