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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Agile Software Development over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Agile Software Development
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 3 6 8
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +2
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 126 73 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 20.83% 11.62% 10.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 26.36% 14.87% 14.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 44 38
Median daily rate £425 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £275 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £524 £543 £483
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £45.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-8.88% +21.62%

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
478 491 427
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 79.01% 78.18% 72.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 302 309 272
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £517 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 21 13
Median hourly rate £18.39 £16.25 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.16% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.93 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.83 £49.00 £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

Agile Software Development
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham region citing Agile Software Development as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 19 January 2017.

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 19 January 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 93 (30.59%) HTML
2 88 (28.95%) Microsoft
3 87 (28.62%) JavaScript
3 87 (28.62%) Scrum
4 85 (27.96%) .NET
5 80 (26.32%) CSS
6 66 (21.71%) CRM
7 64 (21.05%) C#
8 61 (20.07%) Finance
9 60 (19.74%) Dynamics CRM
10 59 (19.41%) .NET Framework
11 50 (16.45%) MVC
12 49 (16.12%) WCF
13 47 (15.46%) Visual Studio
14 45 (14.80%) Web Services
14 45 (14.80%) AngularJS
15 38 (12.50%) Java
16 34 (11.18%) Waterfall
16 34 (11.18%) Continuous Integration
17 33 (10.86%) Microsoft Azure
18 32 (10.53%) HTML5
18 32 (10.53%) Subversion
19 31 (10.20%) SQL
19 31 (10.20%) Dynamics AX
19 31 (10.20%) Git (software)
19 31 (10.20%) jQuery
20 29 (9.54%) XML
20 29 (9.54%) Front End Development
21 28 (9.21%) ASP.NET Web API
21 28 (9.21%) Visual Studio Team System

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 20 (6.58%) SharePoint
2 15 (4.93%) BizTalk Server
3 12 (3.95%) Confluence
4 5 (1.64%) Apache
5 4 (1.32%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (1.32%) Tomcat
6 3 (0.99%) nginx
7 2 (0.66%) CMS
7 2 (0.66%) JBoss
7 2 (0.66%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.33%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.33%) Kentico
8 1 (0.33%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.33%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.33%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.33%) WordPress
Applications
1 15 (4.93%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.32%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.99%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.66%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.33%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.33%) MS Office
5 1 (0.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 60 (19.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 31 (10.20%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (1.97%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
4 3 (0.99%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.66%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.33%) Primavera
6 1 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 33 (10.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (5.92%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (2.96%) GitHub
4 4 (1.32%) Slack
5 3 (0.99%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (0.99%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 3 (0.99%) Amazon ELB
5 3 (0.99%) Amazon S3
5 3 (0.99%) Amazon SQS
5 3 (0.99%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (0.99%) Office 365
5 3 (0.99%) Route 53
5 3 (0.99%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 2 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.66%) SaaS
7 1 (0.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (0.33%) Google Play
7 1 (0.33%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 17 (5.59%) HTTP
2 11 (3.62%) SSL
3 10 (3.29%) TCP/IP
4 4 (1.32%) Internet
4 4 (1.32%) Skype
5 2 (0.66%) Firewall
5 2 (0.66%) LDAP
5 2 (0.66%) Network Security
5 2 (0.66%) WLAN
6 1 (0.33%) Cisco IPT
6 1 (0.33%) Cisco Wireless
6 1 (0.33%) LAN
6 1 (0.33%) OpenLDAP
6 1 (0.33%) WAN
6 1 (0.33%) Wireless
6 1 (0.33%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (7.89%) SQL Server
2 13 (4.28%) MySQL
2 13 (4.28%) PostgreSQL
3 11 (3.62%) Power BI
4 10 (3.29%) MongoDB
5 8 (2.63%) Relational Database
6 7 (2.30%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (2.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (2.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (1.97%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (1.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (1.32%) Hazelcast
8 4 (1.32%) SQL Server 2014
8 4 (1.32%) SQL Server 2016
9 3 (0.99%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 3 (0.99%) Amazon RDS
9 3 (0.99%) Oracle BI EE
9 3 (0.99%) Oracle Database
9 3 (0.99%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.66%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 47 (15.46%) Visual Studio
2 32 (10.53%) Subversion
3 31 (10.20%) Git (software)
4 28 (9.21%) Visual Studio Team System
5 26 (8.55%) Jenkins
6 25 (8.22%) Team Foundation Server
7 22 (7.24%) Moq
7 22 (7.24%) NUnit
8 20 (6.58%) JIRA
9 13 (4.28%) Selenium
10 9 (2.96%) Cucumber
10 9 (2.96%) Protractor
11 7 (2.30%) CruiseControl
12 6 (1.97%) gulp
12 6 (1.97%) WebDriver
13 5 (1.64%) Jasmine
13 5 (1.64%) Karma Test Runner
14 4 (1.32%) Grunt
14 4 (1.32%) JUnit
15 3 (0.99%) PhantomJS
General
1 61 (20.07%) Finance
2 27 (8.88%) Manufacturing
3 14 (4.61%) Retail
4 12 (3.95%) Banking
5 10 (3.29%) Marketing
6 5 (1.64%) Advertising
6 5 (1.64%) Retail Banking
7 3 (0.99%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.66%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.33%) Back Office
9 1 (0.33%) Electronics
9 1 (0.33%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.33%) Law
9 1 (0.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 149 (49.01%) Developer
2 35 (11.51%) .NET Developer
2 35 (11.51%) Architect
3 32 (10.53%) Analyst
4 30 (9.87%) CRM Developer
5 27 (8.88%) Microsoft Developer
6 26 (8.55%) Business Analyst
6 26 (8.55%) Dynamics CRM Developer
7 21 (6.91%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 21 (6.91%) Senior Developer
8 20 (6.58%) C# Developer
9 16 (5.26%) Java Developer
10 15 (4.93%) C# .NET Developer
10 15 (4.93%) Project Manager
11 13 (4.28%) Dynamics AX Architect
11 13 (4.28%) Dynamics AX Developer
12 12 (3.95%) Test Manager
13 11 (3.62%) Designer
14 10 (3.29%) Agile Business Analyst
14 10 (3.29%) Angular Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (30.59%) HTML
2 85 (27.96%) .NET
3 80 (26.32%) CSS
4 59 (19.41%) .NET Framework
5 49 (16.12%) WCF
6 45 (14.80%) AngularJS
6 45 (14.80%) Web Services
7 32 (10.53%) HTML5
8 31 (10.20%) jQuery
9 29 (9.54%) XML
10 28 (9.21%) ASP.NET Web API
11 26 (8.55%) Entity Framework
12 23 (7.57%) CSS3
13 19 (6.25%) ASP.NET
14 18 (5.92%) Spring
15 16 (5.26%) REST
16 14 (4.61%) ASP.NET MVC
16 14 (4.61%) React
17 11 (3.62%) Node.js
17 11 (3.62%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 25 (8.22%) User Experience
2 19 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (4.61%) Public Cloud
4 7 (2.30%) Mobile App
5 6 (1.97%) Data Centre
6 5 (1.64%) Computer Science
6 5 (1.64%) Visualisation
7 4 (1.32%) iPad
7 4 (1.32%) Virtual Team
8 3 (0.99%) Fat Client
8 3 (0.99%) Thin Client
9 2 (0.66%) Digital Media
9 2 (0.66%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.66%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.33%) Blockchain
10 1 (0.33%) CESG
10 1 (0.33%) CESG CLAS
10 1 (0.33%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.33%) SWIFT
10 1 (0.33%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 19 (6.25%) Linux
2 5 (1.64%) Windows
3 3 (0.99%) Apple iOS
4 2 (0.66%) Android
4 2 (0.66%) Unix
5 1 (0.33%) AIX
5 1 (0.33%) VMS
5 1 (0.33%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.33%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (28.62%) Scrum
2 66 (21.71%) CRM
3 50 (16.45%) MVC
4 34 (11.18%) Continuous Integration
4 34 (11.18%) Waterfall
5 29 (9.54%) Front End Development
6 27 (8.88%) Business Intelligence
6 27 (8.88%) TDD
7 26 (8.55%) SOLID
8 24 (7.89%) OO
9 23 (7.57%) OOD
10 21 (6.91%) Open Source
11 20 (6.58%) Configuration Management
12 19 (6.25%) DevOps
13 18 (5.92%) Web Development
14 17 (5.59%) Project Management
15 15 (4.93%) BDD
15 15 (4.93%) User Stories
16 14 (4.61%) Business Development
16 14 (4.61%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 87 (28.62%) JavaScript
2 64 (21.05%) C#
3 38 (12.50%) Java
4 31 (10.20%) SQL
5 17 (5.59%) Python
6 16 (5.26%) Ruby
7 15 (4.93%) PHP
8 11 (3.62%) X++
9 3 (0.99%) Bash Shell
9 3 (0.99%) C
10 2 (0.66%) Go
10 2 (0.66%) Objective-C
10 2 (0.66%) T-SQL
10 2 (0.66%) XQuery
11 1 (0.33%) Apple Swift
11 1 (0.33%) Groovy
11 1 (0.33%) PHP 5
11 1 (0.33%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.33%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.33%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 26 (8.55%) Security Cleared
2 22 (7.24%) SC Cleared
3 12 (3.95%) ISEB
4 10 (3.29%) Degree
5 8 (2.63%) DV Cleared
6 6 (1.97%) BPSS Clearance
7 5 (1.64%) ISTQB
8 3 (0.99%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.33%) APMP
9 1 (0.33%) CISSP
9 1 (0.33%) CLAS
9 1 (0.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.33%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.33%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.96%) QA
2 6 (1.97%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.33%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.33%) PMBOK
3 1 (0.33%) WAI
System Software
1 11 (3.62%) Docker
2 2 (0.66%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.33%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 18 (5.92%) Ansible
2 16 (5.26%) Puppet
3 15 (4.93%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (3.29%) Salt
5 5 (1.64%) Terraform
6 4 (1.32%) Kubernetes
7 3 (0.99%) collectd
7 3 (0.99%) Kibana
7 3 (0.99%) logstash
7 3 (0.99%) StatsD
8 2 (0.66%) Graphite
8 2 (0.66%) Marathon
8 2 (0.66%) Mesos
9 1 (0.33%) Nagios
9 1 (0.33%) Rancher
9 1 (0.33%) WSUS
9 1 (0.33%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 88 (28.95%) Microsoft
2 10 (3.29%) Oracle
2 10 (3.29%) Rackspace
3 8 (2.63%) IBM
4 4 (1.32%) hybris
5 3 (0.99%) BMC
5 3 (0.99%) Remedy
5 3 (0.99%) SaltStack
6 2 (0.66%) Blue Prism
6 2 (0.66%) Cisco
6 2 (0.66%) ILOG
6 2 (0.66%) Informatica
6 2 (0.66%) Pega
6 2 (0.66%) VMware
7 1 (0.33%) Adobe
7 1 (0.33%) Apple
7 1 (0.33%) HP
7 1 (0.33%) Juniper
7 1 (0.33%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.33%) webMethods
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