Period
to 19 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wigan 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 19 September 2018 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 > Wigan
6 months to
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1 5 6
Rank change year-on-year +4 +1 -
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 8 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wigan 33.33% 10.00% 5.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 38.10% 16.67% 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 1
Wigan median daily rate £388 - £500
10th Percentile £362 - £488
90th Percentile £427 - £513
Manchester median daily rate £425 £400 £413
% change year-on-year +6.25% -3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wigan median hourly rate - - -
Manchester median hourly rate £30.00 £45.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year -33.33% +25.00% -10.00%

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 Wigan with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Wigan
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 21 6 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wigan 87.50% 60.00% 94.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 5 12
Wigan median daily rate £375 £140 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +167.86% -56.92% +52.94%
10th Percentile £223 £117 £240
90th Percentile £432 £336 £472
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Wigan median hourly rate - - £187.50
Manchester median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year +11.11% +12.50% -12.59%

Agile Software Development
Job Vacancy Trend in Wigan

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

Job vacancy trend for Agile Software Development in Wigan

Agile Software Development
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wigan

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Agile Software Development in Wigan

For the 6 months to 19 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Agile Software Development also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Wigan region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 4 (50.00%) C#
1 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (50.00%) CSS
2 3 (37.50%) E-Commerce
2 3 (37.50%) Test Automation
2 3 (37.50%) Sass
2 3 (37.50%) React
3 2 (25.00%) Front End Development
3 2 (25.00%) SpecFlow
3 2 (25.00%) Redux
3 2 (25.00%) BrowserStack
3 2 (25.00%) Selenium
3 2 (25.00%) NUnit
3 2 (25.00%) .NET
3 2 (25.00%) HTML
4 1 (12.50%) SQL
4 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
4 1 (12.50%) Web Services
4 1 (12.50%) OO
4 1 (12.50%) Regression Testing
4 1 (12.50%) CMS
4 1 (12.50%) Games
4 1 (12.50%) TDD
4 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
4 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
4 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) WCF
4 1 (12.50%) Release Management
4 1 (12.50%) Online Gambling

Agile Software Development
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wigan 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 (12.50%) CMS
1 1 (12.50%) Sitecore CMS
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) BrowserStack
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) NUnit
1 2 (25.00%) Selenium
1 2 (25.00%) SpecFlow
2 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (12.50%) Games
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) React Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Automation Test Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 2 (25.00%) Test Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) .NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Automation Tester
4 1 (12.50%) Full Stack Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) CSS
2 3 (37.50%) React
2 3 (37.50%) Sass
3 2 (25.00%) .NET
3 2 (25.00%) HTML
3 2 (25.00%) Redux
4 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
4 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (12.50%) LESS
4 1 (12.50%) REST
4 1 (12.50%) WCF
4 1 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
1 1 (12.50%) Online Gambling
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) E-Commerce
1 3 (37.50%) Test Automation
2 2 (25.00%) Front End Development
3 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) OO
3 1 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) Project Planning
3 1 (12.50%) Regression Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Release Management
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
3 1 (12.50%) SOLID
3 1 (12.50%) TDD
3 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
3 1 (12.50%) User Stories
3 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
3 1 (12.50%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) C#
1 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (12.50%) C
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Sitecore