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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Agile Software Development
Rank 7 10 14
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +4
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 80 61 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 11.80% 10.08% 8.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 15.30% 14.35% 11.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 43 24
Average daily rate £375 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £326 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £398 £364
% change year-on-year
+0.51% +9.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.50 £36.40 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+22.25% -0.27%
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
523 425 393
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 77.14% 70.25% 68.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 332 262 245
Average daily rate £380 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £253 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £497 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 18 10
Average hourly rate £40.00 £13.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+207.69% +18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.73 £9.68 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £26.00 £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016, 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 39 (26.00%) JavaScript
2 34 (22.67%) TDD
3 31 (20.67%) HTML
4 29 (19.33%) C#
4 29 (19.33%) Finance
5 28 (18.67%) .NET
5 28 (18.67%) Microsoft
5 28 (18.67%) Scrum
6 25 (16.67%) Java
6 25 (16.67%) CSS
7 24 (16.00%) SQL
7 24 (16.00%) MVC
8 21 (14.00%) Git (software)
9 20 (13.33%) jQuery
9 20 (13.33%) HTML5
10 19 (12.67%) SDLC
10 19 (12.67%) Business Intelligence
11 18 (12.00%) SQL Server
12 17 (11.33%) Oracle
13 16 (10.67%) SOA
13 16 (10.67%) Project Management
14 15 (10.00%) OO
14 15 (10.00%) CRM
15 14 (9.33%) Subversion
15 14 (9.33%) Linux
15 14 (9.33%) Web Services
15 14 (9.33%) Analytical Skills
15 14 (9.33%) BDD
16 13 (8.67%) Waterfall
16 13 (8.67%) SaaS

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 6 (4.00%) Apache
1 6 (4.00%) CMS
2 4 (2.67%) nginx
2 4 (2.67%) Node.js
2 4 (2.67%) Tomcat
3 3 (2.00%) IBM Notes
3 3 (2.00%) Sitecore CMS
3 3 (2.00%) WordPress
4 2 (1.33%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (1.33%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.33%) Sitefinity
4 2 (1.33%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.67%) Apache Pig
5 1 (0.67%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.67%) Confluence
5 1 (0.67%) IIS
5 1 (0.67%) Joomla!
5 1 (0.67%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.67%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.67%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 9 (6.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.67%) MS Office
3 3 (2.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.33%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.67%) MS Project
5 1 (0.67%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (5.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (2.67%) BigMachines
2 4 (2.67%) Eloqua
3 3 (2.00%) SDL Web 8
4 2 (1.33%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.67%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (8.67%) SaaS
2 10 (6.67%) PaaS
3 9 (6.00%) IaaS
4 5 (3.33%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (2.67%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (2.67%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (1.33%) Force.com
7 1 (0.67%) GitHub
7 1 (0.67%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.00%) Intranet
2 1 (0.67%) HTTP
2 1 (0.67%) Internet
2 1 (0.67%) Network Security
2 1 (0.67%) SAN
2 1 (0.67%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (12.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (8.67%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (6.67%) Relational Database
4 9 (6.00%) PostgreSQL
5 8 (5.33%) MySQL
6 7 (4.67%) Oracle Database
6 7 (4.67%) Oracle Database 11g
6 7 (4.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (4.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 6 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (3.33%) Big Data
8 5 (3.33%) MongoDB
8 5 (3.33%) RDBMS
9 4 (2.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 4 (2.67%) OLAP
10 3 (2.00%) BusinessObjects
10 3 (2.00%) BusinessObjects XI
10 3 (2.00%) Data Mart
10 3 (2.00%) NoSQL
11 2 (1.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 21 (14.00%) Git (software)
2 14 (9.33%) Subversion
3 12 (8.00%) Visual Studio
4 8 (5.33%) Jenkins
5 4 (2.67%) Ant
5 4 (2.67%) JIRA
5 4 (2.67%) Oracle APEX
5 4 (2.67%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (2.00%) Toad
7 2 (1.33%) Cucumber
7 2 (1.33%) Gradle
7 2 (1.33%) HP UFT
7 2 (1.33%) Hudson
7 2 (1.33%) Maven
7 2 (1.33%) Moq
7 2 (1.33%) RSpec
8 1 (0.67%) MSTest
8 1 (0.67%) ReSharper
8 1 (0.67%) Rhino Mocks
8 1 (0.67%) SoapUI
General
1 29 (19.33%) Finance
2 13 (8.67%) Marketing
3 6 (4.00%) Retail
4 3 (2.00%) Advertising
4 3 (2.00%) Games
5 2 (1.33%) Billing
6 1 (0.67%) Banking
6 1 (0.67%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (0.67%) Law
6 1 (0.67%) Legal
6 1 (0.67%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.67%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 71 (47.33%) Developer
2 22 (14.67%) Analyst
3 16 (10.67%) Architect
4 15 (10.00%) C# Developer
5 13 (8.67%) .NET Developer
5 13 (8.67%) Senior Developer
6 12 (8.00%) Business Analyst
7 11 (7.33%) Java Developer
8 9 (6.00%) Enterprise Architect
8 9 (6.00%) SQL Developer
9 8 (5.33%) Test Analyst
10 7 (4.67%) ASP.NET Developer
10 7 (4.67%) Consultant
10 7 (4.67%) Development Manager
10 7 (4.67%) PHP Developer
10 7 (4.67%) Project Manager
11 6 (4.00%) C# .NET Developer
11 6 (4.00%) Data Warehouse Developer
11 6 (4.00%) TOGAF Architect
11 6 (4.00%) TOGAF Enterprise Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (20.67%) HTML
2 28 (18.67%) .NET
3 25 (16.67%) CSS
4 20 (13.33%) HTML5
4 20 (13.33%) jQuery
5 14 (9.33%) Web Services
6 12 (8.00%) ASP.NET
7 11 (7.33%) AngularJS
7 11 (7.33%) CSS3
8 10 (6.67%) REST
8 10 (6.67%) XML
9 9 (6.00%) Ajax
9 9 (6.00%) Spring
10 7 (4.67%) Hibernate
10 7 (4.67%) JSON
10 7 (4.67%) RESTful
10 7 (4.67%) Visualforce
10 7 (4.67%) WPF
11 6 (4.00%) ASP.NET MVC
12 5 (3.33%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 14 (9.33%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (8.00%) Social Media
3 6 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (4.00%) NHS
4 3 (2.00%) Digital Media
4 3 (2.00%) User Experience
5 2 (1.33%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.33%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.67%) Clustering
6 1 (0.67%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.67%) e-Learning
6 1 (0.67%) Graphic Design
6 1 (0.67%) Internet of Things
6 1 (0.67%) Learning Management System
6 1 (0.67%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.67%) SCORM
6 1 (0.67%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 14 (9.33%) Linux
2 10 (6.67%) Unix
3 3 (2.00%) Windows
4 2 (1.33%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (22.67%) TDD
2 28 (18.67%) Scrum
3 24 (16.00%) MVC
4 19 (12.67%) Business Intelligence
4 19 (12.67%) SDLC
5 16 (10.67%) Project Management
5 16 (10.67%) SOA
6 15 (10.00%) CRM
6 15 (10.00%) OO
7 14 (9.33%) BDD
8 13 (8.67%) User Acceptance Testing
8 13 (8.67%) Waterfall
9 12 (8.00%) Process Management
10 11 (7.33%) Continuous Integration
10 11 (7.33%) ITIL
10 11 (7.33%) Service Management
11 10 (6.67%) Enterprise Architecture
11 10 (6.67%) TOGAF
11 10 (6.67%) Unit Testing
12 9 (6.00%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 39 (26.00%) JavaScript
2 29 (19.33%) C#
3 25 (16.67%) Java
4 24 (16.00%) SQL
5 11 (7.33%) PHP
6 7 (4.67%) Apex Code
7 6 (4.00%) Ruby
7 6 (4.00%) T-SQL
8 4 (2.67%) C
8 4 (2.67%) Perl
9 3 (2.00%) PL/SQL
9 3 (2.00%) Scala
9 3 (2.00%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.67%) ActionScript
10 1 (0.67%) ActionScript 2.0
10 1 (0.67%) Clojure
10 1 (0.67%) Groovy
10 1 (0.67%) Python
10 1 (0.67%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (6.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (3.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 5 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (2.67%) Degree
3 4 (2.67%) ISEB
3 4 (2.67%) ISTQB
4 3 (2.00%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.67%) BC Cleared
5 1 (0.67%) CCNA
5 1 (0.67%) CCNP
5 1 (0.67%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.67%) CISM
5 1 (0.67%) CISSP
5 1 (0.67%) CSSLP
5 1 (0.67%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.67%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.67%) PMP
5 1 (0.67%) SANS
5 1 (0.67%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (1.33%) Capistrano
2 1 (0.67%) CA Service Virtualization
2 1 (0.67%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.67%) SCOM
2 1 (0.67%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 28 (18.67%) Microsoft
2 17 (11.33%) Oracle
3 9 (6.00%) Salesforce.com
3 9 (6.00%) SAP
4 5 (3.33%) HP
5 4 (2.67%) Adobe
5 4 (2.67%) Siebel
5 4 (2.67%) Tableau
6 3 (2.00%) hybris
6 3 (2.00%) Interwoven
6 3 (2.00%) Lotus
6 3 (2.00%) Sitecore
7 2 (1.33%) Apigee
7 2 (1.33%) Atlassian
7 2 (1.33%) Google
7 2 (1.33%) IBM
7 2 (1.33%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
8 1 (0.67%) CA
8 1 (0.67%) Zend
Birmingham
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Up to £380 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 7 days ago