The table below looks at the statistics 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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 3 8 24
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +16
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 121 76 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 16.53% 10.75% 6.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 22.24% 15.29% 8.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 41 25
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£375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £310 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £474 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £25.00 £6.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+316.66% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +1.42%
Agile Software Development
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
544 497 429
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 74.32% 70.30% 69.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 342 309 253
Average daily rate £375 £363 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £213 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 14 2
Average hourly rate £28.25 £27.50 £175.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.72% -84.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 2015, 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 61 (32.28%) .NET
2 58 (30.69%) SQL Server
3 54 (28.57%) TDD
4 52 (27.51%) Scrum
5 49 (25.93%) MVC
6 42 (22.22%) BDD
7 41 (21.69%) C#
8 37 (19.58%) Git (software)
9 31 (16.40%) Finance
10 30 (15.87%) Mentoring
11 29 (15.34%) HTML
11 29 (15.34%) Microsoft
12 27 (14.29%) Python
12 27 (14.29%) JavaScript
13 26 (13.76%) ASP.NET
13 26 (13.76%) Subversion
14 25 (13.23%) CSS
15 23 (12.17%) Linux
15 23 (12.17%) Project Management
15 23 (12.17%) Team Foundation Server
15 23 (12.17%) RESTful
16 21 (11.11%) Flask
16 21 (11.11%) TOGAF
16 21 (11.11%) Selenium
16 21 (11.11%) Django
17 20 (10.58%) Continuous Integration
17 20 (10.58%) PostgreSQL
17 20 (10.58%) Stakeholder Management
18 19 (10.05%) SQL
18 19 (10.05%) Test Automation

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 9 (4.76%) SharePoint
2 7 (3.70%) Node.js
3 6 (3.17%) SharePoint 2013
4 5 (2.65%) CMS
5 2 (1.06%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.06%) IBM Notes
5 2 (1.06%) Lotus Domino
5 2 (1.06%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.53%) Alfresco
6 1 (0.53%) WordPress
6 1 (0.53%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.53%) Documentum
6 1 (0.53%) ColdFusion
6 1 (0.53%) Joomla!
Applications
1 11 (5.82%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.12%) MS Project
3 3 (1.59%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.06%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.53%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.53%) OmniGraffle
5 1 (0.53%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 4 (2.12%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.06%) Magento
3 1 (0.53%) SAP PS
3 1 (0.53%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.53%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.06%) Google App Engine
2 2 (1.06%) PaaS
2 2 (1.06%) Heroku
2 2 (1.06%) Office 365
2 2 (1.06%) GitHub
2 2 (1.06%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (1.06%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 1 (0.53%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.06%) ATM
1 2 (1.06%) GSM
1 2 (1.06%) SDH
1 2 (1.06%) UMTS
1 2 (1.06%) Ethernet
1 2 (1.06%) RNC
1 2 (1.06%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (30.69%) SQL Server
2 20 (10.58%) PostgreSQL
3 10 (5.29%) NoSQL
4 9 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (2.12%) MySQL
7 3 (1.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (1.06%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.06%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.53%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 37 (19.58%) Git (software)
2 26 (13.76%) Subversion
3 23 (12.17%) Team Foundation Server
4 21 (11.11%) Selenium
5 15 (7.94%) Visual Studio
6 6 (3.17%) JIRA
7 4 (2.12%) MorphX
8 3 (1.59%) Grunt
8 3 (1.59%) Axure RP
8 3 (1.59%) SpecFlow
9 2 (1.06%) Jenkins
9 2 (1.06%) gulp
9 2 (1.06%) NUnit
9 2 (1.06%) Rhino Mocks
9 2 (1.06%) Moq
10 1 (0.53%) Mockito
10 1 (0.53%) Balsamiq Mockups
10 1 (0.53%) Mercurial
10 1 (0.53%) WebDriver
10 1 (0.53%) XMLUnit
General
1 31 (16.40%) Finance
2 10 (5.29%) Games
3 8 (4.23%) Retail
4 7 (3.70%) Publishing
4 7 (3.70%) Banking
4 7 (3.70%) Manufacturing
5 5 (2.65%) Legal
6 4 (2.12%) Telecoms
6 4 (2.12%) Multimedia
7 2 (1.06%) Back Office
8 1 (0.53%) Advertising
8 1 (0.53%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.53%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 92 (48.68%) Developer
2 26 (13.76%) Python Developer
3 24 (12.70%) .NET Developer
4 20 (10.58%) Analyst
5 19 (10.05%) Project Manager
6 16 (8.47%) Designer
7 12 (6.35%) Business Analyst
8 11 (5.82%) Architect
9 10 (5.29%) Senior Developer
10 9 (4.76%) C# Developer
11 8 (4.23%) C++ Developer
11 8 (4.23%) Digital Content Designer
12 7 (3.70%) Test Analyst
12 7 (3.70%) Web Developer
12 7 (3.70%) Senior Python Developer
12 7 (3.70%) Front-End Developer
13 6 (3.17%) Front-End Web Developer
13 6 (3.17%) Technical Manager
13 6 (3.17%) Solutions Architect
13 6 (3.17%) Agile .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (32.28%) .NET
2 29 (15.34%) HTML
3 26 (13.76%) ASP.NET
4 25 (13.23%) CSS
5 23 (12.17%) RESTful
6 21 (11.11%) Django
6 21 (11.11%) Flask
7 18 (9.52%) ASP.NET MVC
8 16 (8.47%) .NET Framework
9 15 (7.94%) jQuery
9 15 (7.94%) Web Services
10 13 (6.88%) WCF
10 13 (6.88%) HTML5
11 12 (6.35%) AngularJS
12 10 (5.29%) Entity Framework
13 9 (4.76%) XML
13 9 (4.76%) ASP.NET Web API
14 7 (3.70%) CSS3
15 6 (3.17%) JSON
16 5 (2.65%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 16 (8.47%) User Experience
2 9 (4.76%) Management Information System
3 8 (4.23%) Social Media
4 6 (3.17%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (2.12%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.59%) EPoS
7 2 (1.06%) PMI
7 2 (1.06%) W3C
7 2 (1.06%) Graphic Design
7 2 (1.06%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.06%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.06%) iPhone
8 1 (0.53%) iPad
8 1 (0.53%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.53%) Psychology
8 1 (0.53%) Life Science
8 1 (0.53%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.53%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 23 (12.17%) Linux
2 18 (9.52%) Debian
2 18 (9.52%) Ubuntu
3 3 (1.59%) Windows
4 2 (1.06%) Android
4 2 (1.06%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.53%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.53%) Windows Phone
5 1 (0.53%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (28.57%) TDD
2 52 (27.51%) Scrum
3 49 (25.93%) MVC
4 42 (22.22%) BDD
5 30 (15.87%) Mentoring
6 23 (12.17%) Project Management
7 21 (11.11%) TOGAF
8 20 (10.58%) Stakeholder Management
8 20 (10.58%) Continuous Integration
9 19 (10.05%) Test Automation
10 18 (9.52%) PRINCE2
11 16 (8.47%) SOA
12 15 (7.94%) Content Management
13 14 (7.41%) Unit Testing
14 13 (6.88%) Waterfall
14 13 (6.88%) Microservices
14 13 (6.88%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
15 12 (6.35%) Analytics
16 10 (5.29%) User Acceptance Testing
17 9 (4.76%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 41 (21.69%) C#
2 27 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 27 (14.29%) Python
3 19 (10.05%) SQL
4 10 (5.29%) C++
5 6 (3.17%) PHP
6 5 (2.65%) Java
6 5 (2.65%) Ruby
7 4 (2.12%) X++
8 2 (1.06%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.53%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.53%) VB6
9 1 (0.53%) XPath
9 1 (0.53%) Perl
9 1 (0.53%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.53%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.53%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (5.29%) Security Cleared
2 7 (3.70%) Degree
3 5 (2.65%) ISTQB
3 5 (2.65%) ISEB
4 4 (2.12%) PMP
4 4 (2.12%) PMI Certification
4 4 (2.12%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (1.59%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (1.06%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.06%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (0.53%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.53%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.53%) CGEIT
7 1 (0.53%) CBAP
7 1 (0.53%) CRISC
7 1 (0.53%) CISA
7 1 (0.53%) CISM
7 1 (0.53%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (0.53%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.12%) QA
2 2 (1.06%) SLA
2 2 (1.06%) WCAG
2 2 (1.06%) COBIT
3 1 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.53%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 13 (6.88%) Vagrant
2 1 (0.53%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 29 (15.34%) Microsoft
2 4 (2.12%) IBM
3 3 (1.59%) Nintex
3 3 (1.59%) Telerik
3 3 (1.59%) SAP
4 2 (1.06%) Ericsson
4 2 (1.06%) Adobe
4 2 (1.06%) Lotus
4 2 (1.06%) Sitecore
4 2 (1.06%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 2 (1.06%) hybris
4 2 (1.06%) Google
5 1 (0.53%) DataFlux
5 1 (0.53%) Demandware
5 1 (0.53%) ServiceNow
5 1 (0.53%) Apple
5 1 (0.53%) JD Edwards
5 1 (0.53%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.53%) OpenText
5 1 (0.53%) Ab Initio
Birmingham
Jumar Solutions
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 16 days ago