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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 7 13 10
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -3
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 67 45 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 10.36% 7.29% 9.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 16.07% 10.51% 14.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 27 14
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£400 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £435 £345
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £355
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -1.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- -4.00%
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
417 428 323
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 64.45% 69.37% 64.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 275 266 148
Average daily rate £375 £335 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.94% -4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £533
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 12 11
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £20.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £36.10 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 43 (30.07%) .NET
2 42 (29.37%) Scrum
3 41 (28.67%) Web Services
4 34 (23.78%) JavaScript
5 31 (21.68%) Microsoft
6 29 (20.28%) C#
6 29 (20.28%) SQL Server
7 28 (19.58%) HTML
8 26 (18.18%) Finance
9 25 (17.48%) SQL
10 24 (16.78%) CSS
10 24 (16.78%) Windows
11 23 (16.08%) CRM
11 23 (16.08%) Stakeholder Management
12 22 (15.38%) ASP.NET
12 22 (15.38%) Dynamics CRM
13 19 (13.29%) WCF
13 19 (13.29%) Waterfall
14 18 (12.59%) Visual Studio
14 18 (12.59%) Java
15 17 (11.89%) SharePoint
16 16 (11.19%) Unit Testing
16 16 (11.19%) TDD
16 16 (11.19%) Coaching
17 15 (10.49%) Mobile App
17 15 (10.49%) QA
17 15 (10.49%) Kanban
17 15 (10.49%) Open Source
18 14 (9.79%) Linux
18 14 (9.79%) User Stories

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 17 (11.89%) SharePoint
2 8 (5.59%) SharePoint 2013
3 7 (4.90%) IIS
4 4 (2.80%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (2.10%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.40%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (1.40%) OpenEdge
6 2 (1.40%) CMS
6 2 (1.40%) Magnolia
7 1 (0.70%) Node.js
7 1 (0.70%) CICS
7 1 (0.70%) SAS
7 1 (0.70%) Apache
7 1 (0.70%) Confluence
7 1 (0.70%) TPMS
Applications
1 10 (6.99%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.40%) MS Office
2 2 (1.40%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.70%) MS Project
3 1 (0.70%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 22 (15.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.40%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.70%) IBM Blueworks
1 1 (0.70%) Office 365
1 1 (0.70%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (0.70%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.40%) VoIP
1 2 (1.40%) HTTP
2 1 (0.70%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.70%) WAN
2 1 (0.70%) ATM
2 1 (0.70%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (20.28%) SQL Server
2 9 (6.29%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (4.90%) Relational Database
4 6 (4.20%) Oracle Database 11g
4 6 (4.20%) Data Mart
4 6 (4.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (4.20%) Oracle Database
5 4 (2.80%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (2.10%) NoSQL
6 3 (2.10%) BusinessObjects XI
7 2 (1.40%) CouchDB
7 2 (1.40%) MySQL
7 2 (1.40%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (1.40%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.40%) Couchbase
8 1 (0.70%) MariaDB
8 1 (0.70%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.70%) DB2
8 1 (0.70%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.70%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 18 (12.59%) Visual Studio
2 13 (9.09%) JIRA
3 12 (8.39%) Subversion
4 11 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (5.59%) Git (software)
6 7 (4.90%) Visual Studio Team System
7 6 (4.20%) Ant
7 6 (4.20%) Toad
8 2 (1.40%) Selenium
8 2 (1.40%) WebDriver
8 2 (1.40%) WebSpeed
9 1 (0.70%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.70%) JMeter
9 1 (0.70%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (0.70%) NUnit
9 1 (0.70%) JBehave
General
1 26 (18.18%) Finance
2 8 (5.59%) Retail
3 4 (2.80%) Banking
4 3 (2.10%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.40%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.70%) Legal
6 1 (0.70%) Publishing
6 1 (0.70%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 70 (48.95%) Developer
2 50 (34.97%) Analyst
3 44 (30.77%) Business Analyst
4 22 (15.38%) CRM Developer
5 21 (14.69%) Agile Business Analyst
6 18 (12.59%) Dynamics CRM Developer
7 13 (9.09%) Mobile Developer
8 11 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
8 11 (7.69%) Microsoft Developer
9 10 (6.99%) Senior Business Analyst
10 9 (6.29%) .NET Developer
11 8 (5.59%) Senior Developer
11 8 (5.59%) Architect
11 8 (5.59%) Windows Mobile Developer
12 6 (4.20%) Oracle Developer
12 6 (4.20%) Project Manager
13 5 (3.50%) Data Analyst
13 5 (3.50%) Java Developer
14 4 (2.80%) Mobile Applications Developer
14 4 (2.80%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (30.07%) .NET
2 41 (28.67%) Web Services
3 28 (19.58%) HTML
4 24 (16.78%) CSS
5 22 (15.38%) ASP.NET
6 19 (13.29%) WCF
7 13 (9.09%) HTML5
8 11 (7.69%) Silverlight
8 11 (7.69%) jQuery
8 11 (7.69%) .NET Framework
9 10 (6.99%) AngularJS
9 10 (6.99%) XML
10 7 (4.90%) PhoneGap
10 7 (4.90%) JSON
11 5 (3.50%) Ajax
11 5 (3.50%) WPF
12 4 (2.80%) ASP.NET MVC
12 4 (2.80%) Spring
13 3 (2.10%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 3 (2.10%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 15 (10.49%) Mobile App
1 15 (10.49%) Open Source
2 11 (7.69%) User Experience
3 10 (6.99%) iPad
4 8 (5.59%) Pocket PC
5 6 (4.20%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (3.50%) FMCG
7 4 (2.80%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (2.10%) NHS
8 3 (2.10%) Client/Server
9 2 (1.40%) Reference Data
9 2 (1.40%) Enterprise Storage
10 1 (0.70%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.70%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.70%) GIS
10 1 (0.70%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.70%) iPhone
10 1 (0.70%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 24 (16.78%) Windows
2 14 (9.79%) Linux
3 12 (8.39%) UNIX
4 8 (5.59%) Windows Mobile
4 8 (5.59%) Windows CE
4 8 (5.59%) Apple iOS
4 8 (5.59%) Windows 8
4 8 (5.59%) Windows Phone 8
4 8 (5.59%) Windows Phone
5 7 (4.90%) Android
6 4 (2.80%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.70%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (29.37%) Scrum
2 23 (16.08%) CRM
2 23 (16.08%) Stakeholder Management
3 19 (13.29%) Waterfall
4 16 (11.19%) Unit Testing
4 16 (11.19%) TDD
4 16 (11.19%) Coaching
5 15 (10.49%) Kanban
6 14 (9.79%) User Stories
7 13 (9.09%) MVC
8 12 (8.39%) User Acceptance Testing
8 12 (8.39%) OOP
9 11 (7.69%) Use Case
9 11 (7.69%) Business Analysis
10 10 (6.99%) E-Commerce
11 9 (6.29%) SOA
11 9 (6.29%) Continuous Integration
11 9 (6.29%) System Testing
12 8 (5.59%) Project Management
12 8 (5.59%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 34 (23.78%) JavaScript
2 29 (20.28%) C#
3 25 (17.48%) SQL
4 18 (12.59%) Java
5 8 (5.59%) C++
5 8 (5.59%) Embedded C++
6 6 (4.20%) PL/SQL
7 5 (3.50%) C
8 4 (2.80%) Ruby
8 4 (2.80%) T-SQL
9 3 (2.10%) PHP
9 3 (2.10%) Python
9 3 (2.10%) Scala
10 2 (1.40%) VBA
11 1 (0.70%) VB
11 1 (0.70%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.70%) Progress 4GL
Qualifications
1 8 (5.59%) Security Cleared
2 6 (4.20%) SC Cleared
3 4 (2.80%) Degree
4 2 (1.40%) MCITP
4 2 (1.40%) ISEB
4 2 (1.40%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.70%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (10.49%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (2.10%) Tivoli
2 2 (1.40%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (0.70%) Puppet
Vendors
1 31 (21.68%) Microsoft
2 9 (6.29%) Business Objects
2 9 (6.29%) Oracle
3 6 (4.20%) Sencha
4 5 (3.50%) RedPrairie
4 5 (3.50%) webMethods
5 3 (2.10%) SAP
6 2 (1.40%) Progress
6 2 (1.40%) IBM
7 1 (0.70%) Twitter
7 1 (0.70%) HP
7 1 (0.70%) MicroStrategy
7 1 (0.70%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.70%) Thunderhead
7 1 (0.70%) Sybase
7 1 (0.70%) Cognos
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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Rate: £325 - £375 per day
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