The first table below looks at the demand for Agile Software Development skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Agile Software Development over the 3 months to 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Birmingham region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 38 38 37
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 23 17 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 3.37% 2.97% 3.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.75% 4.44% 4.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 10
Average daily rate
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£438 £363 £304
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.68% +19.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £253 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £326
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £348
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +4.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +9.59%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
484 383 450
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 70.86% 66.84% 70.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 306 209 240
Average daily rate £351 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.54% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 5 18
Average hourly rate £14.50 £175.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-91.71% +1106.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £7.20 £15.49 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £175.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.90% +3.33%
Agile Software Development
West Midlands

Agile Software Development
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Agile Software Development Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Agile Software Development
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Agile Software Development
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 11 July 2014.

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Agile Software Development
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Agile Software Development Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Agile Software Development also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Agile Software Development.

1 15 (38.46%) Scrum
2 14 (35.90%) Finance
2 14 (35.90%) JavaScript
3 12 (30.77%) Project Management
3 12 (30.77%) QA
4 11 (28.21%) .NET
4 11 (28.21%) C#
5 10 (25.64%) Web Services
5 10 (25.64%) jQuery
6 9 (23.08%) Business Analysis
6 9 (23.08%) MVC
7 8 (20.51%) Windows
7 8 (20.51%) Visual Studio
7 8 (20.51%) ASP.NET
7 8 (20.51%) Incident Management
7 8 (20.51%) Use Case
7 8 (20.51%) Team Foundation Server
7 8 (20.51%) ASP.NET MVC
7 8 (20.51%) Agile Project Management
7 8 (20.51%) User Stories
8 7 (17.95%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (17.95%) Root Cause Analysis
8 7 (17.95%) Degree
8 7 (17.95%) Oracle
8 7 (17.95%) SharePoint
8 7 (17.95%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (15.38%) Microsoft
9 6 (15.38%) MS Excel
9 6 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Agile Software Development also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Agile Software Development. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (17.95%) SharePoint
2 4 (10.26%) CMS
3 2 (5.13%) WordPress
3 2 (5.13%) SAS
4 1 (2.56%) Confluence
4 1 (2.56%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 6 (15.38%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.13%) MS Visio
2 2 (5.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (10.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.56%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (2.56%) TRIRIGA
2 1 (2.56%) e-Work
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.82%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.95%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (7.69%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.13%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.56%) MS Access
4 1 (2.56%) Oracle OWB
4 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.56%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.56%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (20.51%) Visual Studio
1 8 (20.51%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (5.13%) JIRA
2 2 (5.13%) Selenium
3 1 (2.56%) TestNG
3 1 (2.56%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (2.56%) Ant
3 1 (2.56%) JUnit
3 1 (2.56%) PhoneGap
General
1 14 (35.90%) Finance
2 4 (10.26%) Banking
3 2 (5.13%) Retail
3 2 (5.13%) Investment Banking
3 2 (5.13%) Front Office
4 1 (2.56%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 14 (35.90%) Developer
2 9 (23.08%) Analyst
2 9 (23.08%) Business Analyst
3 7 (17.95%) Project Manager
3 7 (17.95%) Web Developer
4 4 (10.26%) Agile Project Manager
4 4 (10.26%) CRM Developer
5 3 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM Developer
6 2 (5.13%) ScrumMaster
6 2 (5.13%) Agile Business Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Consultant
7 1 (2.56%) Technical Project Manager
7 1 (2.56%) Business Intelligence Consultant
7 1 (2.56%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (2.56%) Senior Developer
7 1 (2.56%) Quality Engineer
7 1 (2.56%) Service Manager
7 1 (2.56%) Data Analyst
7 1 (2.56%) .NET Developer
7 1 (2.56%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (28.21%) .NET
2 10 (25.64%) Web Services
2 10 (25.64%) jQuery
3 8 (20.51%) ASP.NET MVC
3 8 (20.51%) ASP.NET
4 4 (10.26%) CSS
4 4 (10.26%) XML
4 4 (10.26%) HTML
4 4 (10.26%) Silverlight
5 2 (5.13%) Ajax
5 2 (5.13%) SOAP
6 1 (2.56%) .NET Framework
6 1 (2.56%) JSON
6 1 (2.56%) WCF
6 1 (2.56%) HTML5
6 1 (2.56%) Reactive Extensions
6 1 (2.56%) Managed Extensibility Framework
6 1 (2.56%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.82%) Social Media
2 3 (7.69%) iPad
2 3 (7.69%) Reference Data
3 2 (5.13%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.56%) Market Risk
4 1 (2.56%) RIA
4 1 (2.56%) Open Source
4 1 (2.56%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.56%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 8 (20.51%) Windows
2 7 (17.95%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.56%) UNIX
3 1 (2.56%) Linux
3 1 (2.56%) Android
3 1 (2.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (38.46%) Scrum
2 12 (30.77%) Project Management
3 9 (23.08%) MVC
3 9 (23.08%) Business Analysis
4 8 (20.51%) Incident Management
4 8 (20.51%) Use Case
4 8 (20.51%) Agile Project Management
4 8 (20.51%) User Stories
5 7 (17.95%) Root Cause Analysis
6 6 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (10.26%) PRINCE2
7 4 (10.26%) UML
7 4 (10.26%) CRM
7 4 (10.26%) E-Commerce
7 4 (10.26%) Data Modelling
7 4 (10.26%) Waterfall
8 3 (7.69%) Unit Testing
8 3 (7.69%) System Testing
8 3 (7.69%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 14 (35.90%) JavaScript
2 11 (28.21%) C#
3 5 (12.82%) SQL
4 2 (5.13%) VBA
5 1 (2.56%) Java
5 1 (2.56%) VBScript
5 1 (2.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (17.95%) Degree
2 2 (5.13%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (5.13%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.56%) PMP
3 1 (2.56%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.56%) MCITP
3 1 (2.56%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (2.56%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (30.77%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (17.95%) Oracle
2 6 (15.38%) Microsoft
3 4 (10.26%) Business Objects
3 4 (10.26%) Cognos
4 2 (5.13%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (2.56%) Metastorm
5 1 (2.56%) ATG
5 1 (2.56%) hybris
5 1 (2.56%) Sencha
5 1 (2.56%) Sybase
5 1 (2.56%) Informatica
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