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 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 11 18 15
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -3
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 62 45 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 9.84% 7.88% 8.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 14.66% 12.26% 12.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 23 24
Average daily rate
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£375 £325 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -5.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £360 £353
% change year-on-year
+7.63% +2.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £11.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £37.40
% change year-on-year
-7.09% +3.60%
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
423 367 349
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 67.14% 64.27% 66.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 263 218 175
Average daily rate £375 £360 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £526
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 13 26
Average hourly rate £22.50 £11.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+95.65% -34.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £7.92 £9.00 £10.76
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £30.00 £31.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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 3 March 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 3 March 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 42 (31.82%) Scrum
2 41 (31.06%) .NET
3 33 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 26 (19.70%) C#
4 26 (19.70%) JavaScript
5 25 (18.94%) HTML
6 24 (18.18%) Web Services
7 23 (17.42%) CSS
8 19 (14.39%) Open Source
8 19 (14.39%) ASP.NET
8 19 (14.39%) Finance
9 18 (13.64%) Security Cleared
10 16 (12.12%) Kanban
11 15 (11.36%) Microsoft
11 15 (11.36%) Coaching
12 14 (10.61%) User Stories
12 14 (10.61%) SharePoint
12 14 (10.61%) Windows
12 14 (10.61%) Business Analysis
12 14 (10.61%) .NET Framework
13 13 (9.85%) jQuery
13 13 (9.85%) SC Cleared
13 13 (9.85%) Team Foundation Server
13 13 (9.85%) Java
13 13 (9.85%) SQL Server
14 12 (9.09%) CRM
15 11 (8.33%) UNIX
15 11 (8.33%) Linux
15 11 (8.33%) Visual Studio
15 11 (8.33%) Use Case

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 14 (10.61%) SharePoint
2 6 (4.55%) SharePoint 2013
3 5 (3.79%) IIS
4 4 (3.03%) WebSphere
5 3 (2.27%) Node.js
6 2 (1.52%) Umbraco
6 2 (1.52%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.76%) CMS
7 1 (0.76%) Documentum
7 1 (0.76%) JBoss
7 1 (0.76%) Apache
7 1 (0.76%) MQSeries
7 1 (0.76%) Alfresco
7 1 (0.76%) Confluence
7 1 (0.76%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.76%) Magnolia
7 1 (0.76%) WebLogic
Applications
1 7 (5.30%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.52%) MS Project
3 1 (0.76%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.76%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 9 (6.82%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.76%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.76%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.52%) ATM
1 2 (1.52%) GSM
1 2 (1.52%) SDH
1 2 (1.52%) UMTS
1 2 (1.52%) Ethernet
1 2 (1.52%) RNC
1 2 (1.52%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (0.76%) HTTP
2 1 (0.76%) Internet
2 1 (0.76%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (9.85%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 6 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (3.79%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (2.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (2.27%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.52%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (1.52%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.52%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.52%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.76%) Couchbase
6 1 (0.76%) MariaDB
6 1 (0.76%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.76%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.76%) CouchDB
6 1 (0.76%) QlikView
6 1 (0.76%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.76%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.76%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 13 (9.85%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (8.33%) Visual Studio
3 9 (6.82%) Git (software)
4 5 (3.79%) JIRA
5 4 (3.03%) Selenium
5 4 (3.03%) Visual Studio Team System
5 4 (3.03%) Subversion
6 2 (1.52%) Ant
6 2 (1.52%) WebDriver
6 2 (1.52%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.76%) Grunt
7 1 (0.76%) Axure RP
7 1 (0.76%) Hudson
7 1 (0.76%) JUnit
7 1 (0.76%) Talend Open Studio
7 1 (0.76%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.76%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.76%) JMeter
7 1 (0.76%) NUnit
General
1 19 (14.39%) Finance
2 6 (4.55%) Retail
2 6 (4.55%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.76%) Investment Banking
3 1 (0.76%) Marketing
3 1 (0.76%) Advertising
3 1 (0.76%) Publishing
3 1 (0.76%) Banking
Job Titles
1 52 (39.39%) Analyst
2 50 (37.88%) Business Analyst
3 40 (30.30%) Developer
4 23 (17.42%) Agile Business Analyst
5 12 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
6 11 (8.33%) Senior Business Analyst
7 10 (7.58%) .NET Developer
8 9 (6.82%) Architect
9 8 (6.06%) Project Manager
10 7 (5.30%) CRM Developer
11 6 (4.55%) Microsoft Developer
12 5 (3.79%) Dynamics CRM Developer
12 5 (3.79%) C# Developer
13 4 (3.03%) Web Developer
14 3 (2.27%) Front-End Developer
14 3 (2.27%) NHS Business Analyst
14 3 (2.27%) Senior Developer
14 3 (2.27%) Java Developer
15 2 (1.52%) Systems Architect
15 2 (1.52%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (31.06%) .NET
2 25 (18.94%) HTML
3 24 (18.18%) Web Services
4 23 (17.42%) CSS
5 19 (14.39%) ASP.NET
6 14 (10.61%) .NET Framework
7 13 (9.85%) jQuery
8 10 (7.58%) HTML5
9 7 (5.30%) ASP.NET MVC
9 7 (5.30%) WCF
10 6 (4.55%) CSS3
11 5 (3.79%) XML
12 4 (3.03%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 4 (3.03%) AngularJS
13 3 (2.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 3 (2.27%) Backbone.js
13 3 (2.27%) JSON
14 2 (1.52%) Middleware
14 2 (1.52%) KnockoutJS
14 2 (1.52%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 19 (14.39%) Open Source
2 8 (6.06%) NHS
3 7 (5.30%) User Experience
4 5 (3.79%) FMCG
5 3 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.52%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.52%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.76%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.76%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.76%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.76%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 14 (10.61%) Windows
2 11 (8.33%) Linux
2 11 (8.33%) UNIX
3 4 (3.03%) Mac OS X
4 2 (1.52%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (31.82%) Scrum
2 33 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 16 (12.12%) Kanban
4 15 (11.36%) Coaching
5 14 (10.61%) User Stories
5 14 (10.61%) Business Analysis
6 12 (9.09%) CRM
7 11 (8.33%) TDD
7 11 (8.33%) Use Case
8 10 (7.58%) MVC
8 10 (7.58%) PRINCE2
8 10 (7.58%) Project Management
9 9 (6.82%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (6.06%) Waterfall
11 7 (5.30%) Business Transformation
11 7 (5.30%) Unit Testing
11 7 (5.30%) Web Development
11 7 (5.30%) Logistics
12 6 (4.55%) DSDM
12 6 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 26 (19.70%) C#
1 26 (19.70%) JavaScript
2 13 (9.85%) Java
3 10 (7.58%) SQL
4 5 (3.79%) C
5 4 (3.03%) Python
5 4 (3.03%) Ruby
6 3 (2.27%) T-SQL
7 2 (1.52%) Scala
8 1 (0.76%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.76%) Perl
8 1 (0.76%) PHP
Qualifications
1 18 (13.64%) Security Cleared
2 13 (9.85%) SC Cleared
3 5 (3.79%) VCP4
4 4 (3.03%) Degree
4 4 (3.03%) ISEB
5 2 (1.52%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.52%) MCITP
6 1 (0.76%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.76%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.76%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.79%) QA
2 2 (1.52%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.76%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.76%) Puppet
Vendors
1 15 (11.36%) Microsoft
2 5 (3.79%) Oracle
2 5 (3.79%) webMethods
2 5 (3.79%) RedPrairie
3 3 (2.27%) Business Objects
3 3 (2.27%) SAP
4 2 (1.52%) Ericsson
4 2 (1.52%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 1 (0.76%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (0.76%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.76%) Cognos
5 1 (0.76%) IBM
5 1 (0.76%) Adobe
5 1 (0.76%) HP
5 1 (0.76%) EMC
5 1 (0.76%) Tableau
5 1 (0.76%) Twitter
5 1 (0.76%) Talend
5 1 (0.76%) Open Text
5 1 (0.76%) Thunderhead
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