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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 7 12 11
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -1
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 68 46 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 11.49% 7.88% 9.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 16.75% 11.76% 14.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 27 17
Average daily rate
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£375 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £329 £265 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £375 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +2.85%
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
406 391 298
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 68.58% 66.95% 62.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 254 245 135
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 12 20
Average hourly rate £13.00 £11.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.04% -39.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.18 £11.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £20.00 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.07
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -11.49%

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 29 January 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 29 January 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 49 (35.51%) Scrum
2 42 (30.43%) .NET
3 32 (23.19%) Web Services
4 31 (22.46%) JavaScript
4 31 (22.46%) Stakeholder Management
5 28 (20.29%) C#
5 28 (20.29%) HTML
6 25 (18.12%) CSS
7 24 (17.39%) Microsoft
8 22 (15.94%) Finance
8 22 (15.94%) ASP.NET
9 21 (15.22%) SQL Server
9 21 (15.22%) Windows
10 19 (13.77%) Open Source
11 18 (13.04%) CRM
11 18 (13.04%) Visual Studio
12 17 (12.32%) SQL
12 17 (12.32%) Security Cleared
13 16 (11.59%) Dynamics CRM
14 15 (10.87%) WCF
14 15 (10.87%) Kanban
14 15 (10.87%) Java
14 15 (10.87%) SharePoint
14 15 (10.87%) User Stories
14 15 (10.87%) Coaching
15 14 (10.14%) .NET Framework
15 14 (10.14%) TDD
16 13 (9.42%) Business Analysis
16 13 (9.42%) Team Foundation Server
16 13 (9.42%) Linux

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 15 (10.87%) SharePoint
2 8 (5.80%) IIS
2 8 (5.80%) SharePoint 2013
3 4 (2.90%) WebSphere
4 3 (2.17%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (1.45%) OpenEdge
6 1 (0.72%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.72%) Node.js
6 1 (0.72%) Magnolia
6 1 (0.72%) TPMS
6 1 (0.72%) Confluence
6 1 (0.72%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.72%) CICS
6 1 (0.72%) CMS
6 1 (0.72%) MQSeries
6 1 (0.72%) JBoss
6 1 (0.72%) Apache
6 1 (0.72%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (3.62%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.72%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 16 (11.59%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.72%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.72%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.45%) HTTP
1 2 (1.45%) VoIP
2 1 (0.72%) Internet
2 1 (0.72%) WAN
2 1 (0.72%) ATM
2 1 (0.72%) LAN
2 1 (0.72%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (15.22%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 7 (5.07%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (3.62%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (2.90%) Relational Database
5 3 (2.17%) Oracle Database
5 3 (2.17%) NoSQL
5 3 (2.17%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.45%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (1.45%) Data Mart
6 2 (1.45%) CouchDB
6 2 (1.45%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.45%) Couchbase
7 1 (0.72%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.72%) MariaDB
7 1 (0.72%) OLAP Cube
7 1 (0.72%) QlikView
7 1 (0.72%) BusinessObjects XI
7 1 (0.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 18 (13.04%) Visual Studio
2 13 (9.42%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (7.97%) JIRA
4 9 (6.52%) Subversion
4 9 (6.52%) Git (software)
5 7 (5.07%) Visual Studio Team System
6 5 (3.62%) Ant
7 3 (2.17%) Selenium
8 2 (1.45%) Toad
8 2 (1.45%) JMeter
8 2 (1.45%) WebSpeed
8 2 (1.45%) WebDriver
9 1 (0.72%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.72%) Talend Open Studio
9 1 (0.72%) JBehave
9 1 (0.72%) NUnit
9 1 (0.72%) LoadRunner
9 1 (0.72%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (0.72%) JUnit
General
1 22 (15.94%) Finance
2 6 (4.35%) Retail
3 5 (3.62%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.72%) Marketing
4 1 (0.72%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.72%) Banking
4 1 (0.72%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 56 (40.58%) Developer
2 52 (37.68%) Analyst
3 47 (34.06%) Business Analyst
4 23 (16.67%) Agile Business Analyst
5 15 (10.87%) CRM Developer
6 12 (8.70%) Dynamics CRM Developer
6 12 (8.70%) Senior Analyst
7 11 (7.97%) Senior Business Analyst
8 10 (7.25%) Architect
8 10 (7.25%) Microsoft Developer
9 8 (5.80%) .NET Developer
9 8 (5.80%) Mobile Developer
10 6 (4.35%) Senior Developer
10 6 (4.35%) Project Manager
11 5 (3.62%) Windows Mobile Developer
11 5 (3.62%) C# Developer
12 4 (2.90%) Java Developer
13 3 (2.17%) Mobile Applications Developer
13 3 (2.17%) Agile Project Manager
13 3 (2.17%) NHS Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (30.43%) .NET
2 32 (23.19%) Web Services
3 28 (20.29%) HTML
4 25 (18.12%) CSS
5 22 (15.94%) ASP.NET
6 15 (10.87%) WCF
7 14 (10.14%) .NET Framework
8 12 (8.70%) HTML5
8 12 (8.70%) jQuery
9 8 (5.80%) XML
9 8 (5.80%) AngularJS
10 6 (4.35%) JSON
11 5 (3.62%) PhoneGap
11 5 (3.62%) ASP.NET MVC
12 4 (2.90%) Ajax
12 4 (2.90%) Silverlight
12 4 (2.90%) CSS3
13 3 (2.17%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 3 (2.17%) Spring
14 2 (1.45%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 19 (13.77%) Open Source
2 10 (7.25%) User Experience
3 9 (6.52%) Mobile App
4 8 (5.80%) NHS
5 5 (3.62%) iPad
5 5 (3.62%) FMCG
5 5 (3.62%) Pocket PC
6 4 (2.90%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (1.45%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.45%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.72%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.72%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.72%) iPhone
9 1 (0.72%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.72%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 21 (15.22%) Windows
2 13 (9.42%) Linux
2 13 (9.42%) UNIX
3 5 (3.62%) Windows 8
3 5 (3.62%) Windows Phone
3 5 (3.62%) Windows Phone 8
3 5 (3.62%) Apple iOS
3 5 (3.62%) Windows Mobile
3 5 (3.62%) Windows CE
4 4 (2.90%) Mac OS X
4 4 (2.90%) Android
5 2 (1.45%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.72%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (35.51%) Scrum
2 31 (22.46%) Stakeholder Management
3 18 (13.04%) CRM
4 15 (10.87%) Kanban
4 15 (10.87%) User Stories
4 15 (10.87%) Coaching
5 14 (10.14%) TDD
6 13 (9.42%) Business Analysis
7 12 (8.70%) MVC
7 12 (8.70%) Unit Testing
7 12 (8.70%) Waterfall
8 11 (7.97%) Use Case
9 10 (7.25%) OOP
10 9 (6.52%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (6.52%) Project Management
11 8 (5.80%) PRINCE2
12 7 (5.07%) Business Transformation
12 7 (5.07%) SOA
13 6 (4.35%) E-Commerce
13 6 (4.35%) DSDM
Programming Languages
1 31 (22.46%) JavaScript
2 28 (20.29%) C#
3 17 (12.32%) SQL
4 15 (10.87%) Java
5 5 (3.62%) Ruby
5 5 (3.62%) Embedded C++
5 5 (3.62%) C
5 5 (3.62%) C++
6 4 (2.90%) T-SQL
6 4 (2.90%) Python
7 2 (1.45%) PHP
7 2 (1.45%) PL/SQL
7 2 (1.45%) Scala
8 1 (0.72%) Progress 4GL
8 1 (0.72%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 17 (12.32%) Security Cleared
2 12 (8.70%) SC Cleared
3 4 (2.90%) ISEB
4 2 (1.45%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.45%) Degree
4 2 (1.45%) MCITP
5 1 (0.72%) BC Cleared
5 1 (0.72%) MCTS
5 1 (0.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.52%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (2.17%) Tivoli
2 2 (1.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (0.72%) Puppet
3 1 (0.72%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 24 (17.39%) Microsoft
2 8 (5.80%) Oracle
3 5 (3.62%) RedPrairie
3 5 (3.62%) webMethods
3 5 (3.62%) Business Objects
4 3 (2.17%) Sencha
4 3 (2.17%) SAP
5 2 (1.45%) Progress
5 2 (1.45%) HP
6 1 (0.72%) Twitter
6 1 (0.72%) Talend
6 1 (0.72%) Tableau
6 1 (0.72%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (0.72%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.72%) Thunderhead
6 1 (0.72%) Cognos
6 1 (0.72%) Sybase
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Roc Search
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham
Jumar Solutions
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Alexander Mann Solutions
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 16 days ago