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 23 September 2014 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 10 17 23
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +6
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 76 54 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 9.83% 8.21% 6.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 14.96% 11.66% 8.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 37 12
Average daily rate
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£375 £360 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -22.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £292 £357
10% offered a daily rate of more than £432 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £354 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +1.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £41.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-12.12% +10.00%
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
508 463 456
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 65.72% 70.36% 67.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 290 317 251
Average daily rate £375 £365 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £227 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £500 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £367 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.17% +1.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 2 12
Average hourly rate £22.50 £12.00 £18.98
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+87.50% -36.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.20 £12.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £175.00 £58.40 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -

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 23 September 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 23 September 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 46 (34.33%) .NET
2 41 (30.60%) JavaScript
3 36 (26.87%) Scrum
4 34 (25.37%) C#
4 34 (25.37%) Web Services
5 33 (24.63%) Microsoft
6 31 (23.13%) SQL Server
7 30 (22.39%) HTML
7 30 (22.39%) Finance
8 28 (20.90%) ASP.NET
9 25 (18.66%) CSS
9 25 (18.66%) SQL
10 23 (17.16%) SharePoint
10 23 (17.16%) Project Management
10 23 (17.16%) MVC
10 23 (17.16%) Waterfall
11 21 (15.67%) CRM
12 20 (14.93%) Dynamics CRM
12 20 (14.93%) QA
12 20 (14.93%) WCF
13 19 (14.18%) Visual Studio
14 18 (13.43%) Windows
15 17 (12.69%) Oracle
15 17 (12.69%) jQuery
15 17 (12.69%) TDD
16 16 (11.94%) Java
17 15 (11.19%) E-Commerce
17 15 (11.19%) JIRA
18 14 (10.45%) Data Warehouse
18 14 (10.45%) Mobile App

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 23 (17.16%) SharePoint
2 9 (6.72%) CMS
3 7 (5.22%) SharePoint 2013
3 7 (5.22%) IIS
4 6 (4.48%) WordPress
5 4 (2.99%) SAS
6 3 (2.24%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (1.49%) Apache
7 2 (1.49%) OpenEdge
7 2 (1.49%) Confluence
8 1 (0.75%) Node.js
8 1 (0.75%) Magnolia
8 1 (0.75%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.75%) TPMS
8 1 (0.75%) CICS
8 1 (0.75%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.75%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.75%) WebSphere
Applications
1 11 (8.21%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.73%) MS Office
2 5 (3.73%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.75%) MS Project
3 1 (0.75%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 20 (14.93%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (3.73%) TRIRIGA
3 2 (1.49%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.75%) Office 365
1 1 (0.75%) IBM Blueworks
1 1 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.72%) Intranet
2 1 (0.75%) LTE
2 1 (0.75%) ATM
2 1 (0.75%) LAN
2 1 (0.75%) VoIP
2 1 (0.75%) WAN
2 1 (0.75%) HTTP
2 1 (0.75%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (23.13%) SQL Server
2 14 (10.45%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (5.97%) Oracle Database 11g
3 8 (5.97%) Oracle Database
4 7 (5.22%) Relational Database
5 6 (4.48%) Data Mart
6 5 (3.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (2.24%) BusinessObjects XI
7 3 (2.24%) MySQL
8 2 (1.49%) InterSystems Cache
8 2 (1.49%) Base SAS
8 2 (1.49%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 2 (1.49%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (1.49%) NoSQL
8 2 (1.49%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (1.49%) SAS Data Integration Studio
9 1 (0.75%) Big Data
9 1 (0.75%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
9 1 (0.75%) Oracle ODI
9 1 (0.75%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 19 (14.18%) Visual Studio
2 15 (11.19%) JIRA
3 8 (5.97%) Subversion
4 7 (5.22%) Visual Studio Team System
5 6 (4.48%) Ant
5 6 (4.48%) Toad
6 5 (3.73%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (3.73%) Git (software)
7 4 (2.99%) Selenium
8 3 (2.24%) WebDriver
8 3 (2.24%) JMeter
9 2 (1.49%) Oracle Forms
9 2 (1.49%) WebSpeed
9 2 (1.49%) Cucumber
9 2 (1.49%) SoapUI
10 1 (0.75%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 1 (0.75%) JBehave
10 1 (0.75%) Maven
General
1 30 (22.39%) Finance
2 7 (5.22%) Banking
3 5 (3.73%) Investment Banking
3 5 (3.73%) Retail
4 3 (2.24%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.24%) Legal
5 2 (1.49%) Front Office
6 1 (0.75%) Advertising
6 1 (0.75%) Automotive
6 1 (0.75%) Games
Job Titles
1 73 (54.48%) Developer
2 22 (16.42%) Analyst
3 20 (14.93%) CRM Developer
4 18 (13.43%) Business Analyst
5 17 (12.69%) Dynamics CRM Developer
6 13 (9.70%) Mobile Developer
6 13 (9.70%) Architect
6 13 (9.70%) .NET Developer
7 11 (8.21%) Project Manager
8 9 (6.72%) Microsoft Developer
9 8 (5.97%) Windows Mobile Developer
10 6 (4.48%) Oracle Developer
10 6 (4.48%) Technical Architect
10 6 (4.48%) Senior Developer
10 6 (4.48%) Agile Project Manager
11 5 (3.73%) Data Analyst
12 4 (2.99%) Applications Developer
12 4 (2.99%) Integration Architect
12 4 (2.99%) Mobile Applications Developer
13 3 (2.24%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (34.33%) .NET
2 34 (25.37%) Web Services
3 30 (22.39%) HTML
4 28 (20.90%) ASP.NET
5 25 (18.66%) CSS
6 20 (14.93%) WCF
7 17 (12.69%) jQuery
8 13 (9.70%) HTML5
8 13 (9.70%) ASP.NET MVC
9 11 (8.21%) XML
9 11 (8.21%) .NET Framework
9 11 (8.21%) Silverlight
10 8 (5.97%) AngularJS
11 7 (5.22%) PhoneGap
11 7 (5.22%) Ajax
12 6 (4.48%) WPF
12 6 (4.48%) JSON
13 5 (3.73%) ASP.NET MVC 3
13 5 (3.73%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 5 (3.73%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 14 (10.45%) Mobile App
2 12 (8.96%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (7.46%) iPad
4 9 (6.72%) Social Media
4 9 (6.72%) User Experience
5 8 (5.97%) Pocket PC
6 4 (2.99%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (2.24%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.49%) AS400
8 2 (1.49%) Reference Data
8 2 (1.49%) Data Integration
8 2 (1.49%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.75%) WURFL
9 1 (0.75%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.75%) Smart Meter
9 1 (0.75%) Open Source
9 1 (0.75%) iPhone
9 1 (0.75%) PMI
9 1 (0.75%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.75%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 18 (13.43%) Windows
2 9 (6.72%) Apple iOS
2 9 (6.72%) Windows Mobile
3 8 (5.97%) Windows CE
3 8 (5.97%) Android
3 8 (5.97%) Windows 8
3 8 (5.97%) Windows Phone
3 8 (5.97%) Windows Phone 8
4 4 (2.99%) Linux
5 3 (2.24%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (2.24%) UNIX
6 1 (0.75%) BlackBerry OS
6 1 (0.75%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (26.87%) Scrum
2 23 (17.16%) Project Management
2 23 (17.16%) MVC
2 23 (17.16%) Waterfall
3 21 (15.67%) CRM
4 17 (12.69%) TDD
5 15 (11.19%) E-Commerce
6 13 (9.70%) Unit Testing
6 13 (9.70%) Stakeholder Management
7 12 (8.96%) Business Intelligence
7 12 (8.96%) User Acceptance Testing
8 11 (8.21%) Use Case
9 10 (7.46%) Business Analysis
9 10 (7.46%) OOP
10 9 (6.72%) User Stories
10 9 (6.72%) System Testing
10 9 (6.72%) SOA
10 9 (6.72%) UML
11 8 (5.97%) Technical Architecture
11 8 (5.97%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 41 (30.60%) JavaScript
2 34 (25.37%) C#
3 25 (18.66%) SQL
4 16 (11.94%) Java
5 8 (5.97%) Embedded C++
5 8 (5.97%) C++
6 6 (4.48%) PL/SQL
7 4 (2.99%) T-SQL
8 3 (2.24%) VBA
9 2 (1.49%) Ruby
9 2 (1.49%) VB.NET
9 2 (1.49%) PHP
10 1 (0.75%) Scala
10 1 (0.75%) Progress 4GL
10 1 (0.75%) Perl
10 1 (0.75%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (6.72%) Degree
2 8 (5.97%) Security Cleared
3 7 (5.22%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.24%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.49%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.49%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (1.49%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (0.75%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.75%) PMP
6 1 (0.75%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.75%) MCP
6 1 (0.75%) MCAD
6 1 (0.75%) MCSD
6 1 (0.75%) MCTS
6 1 (0.75%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (14.93%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (2.24%) Tivoli
2 2 (1.49%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 33 (24.63%) Microsoft
2 17 (12.69%) Oracle
3 9 (6.72%) Business Objects
4 6 (4.48%) Sencha
5 5 (3.73%) Cognos
6 3 (2.24%) hybris
7 2 (1.49%) SAP
7 2 (1.49%) Sybase
7 2 (1.49%) IBM
7 2 (1.49%) Progress
8 1 (0.75%) Facebook
8 1 (0.75%) AccuRev
8 1 (0.75%) HP
8 1 (0.75%) Informatica
8 1 (0.75%) MicroStrategy
8 1 (0.75%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.75%) ATG
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