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 28 February 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
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Agile Software Development
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 2 7 11
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +4
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 154 70 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 23.44% 11.27% 9.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 29.11% 14.08% 13.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 45 40
Median daily rate £450 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £540 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £418 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £44.75 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-5.02% +24.30%

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
529 497 458
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 80.52% 80.03% 74.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 357 320 278
Median daily rate £425 £375 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £213 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +0.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 18
Median hourly rate £29.00 £14.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -35.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.40 £8.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.75 £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +37.93%

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 28 February 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 28 February 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 97 (29.75%) Scrum
2 96 (29.45%) JavaScript
3 95 (29.14%) Microsoft
4 94 (28.83%) HTML
4 94 (28.83%) .NET
5 83 (25.46%) CSS
6 70 (21.47%) Finance
7 69 (21.17%) CRM
8 63 (19.33%) C#
9 60 (18.40%) .NET Framework
10 59 (18.10%) Dynamics CRM
11 56 (17.18%) MVC
12 52 (15.95%) WCF
13 50 (15.34%) AngularJS
14 49 (15.03%) Web Services
15 46 (14.11%) Java
15 46 (14.11%) Continuous Integration
16 45 (13.80%) Git (software)
17 43 (13.19%) Visual Studio
18 40 (12.27%) Subversion
19 39 (11.96%) TDD
20 38 (11.66%) Microsoft Azure
21 37 (11.35%) SQL Server
22 36 (11.04%) Team Foundation Server
23 35 (10.74%) HTML5
23 35 (10.74%) Business Intelligence
24 34 (10.43%) Linux
25 33 (10.12%) SQL
25 33 (10.12%) Jenkins
25 33 (10.12%) jQuery

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 24 (7.36%) SharePoint
2 16 (4.91%) BizTalk Server
3 7 (2.15%) Confluence
4 4 (1.23%) Apache
4 4 (1.23%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (1.23%) JBoss
5 3 (0.92%) CMS
5 3 (0.92%) nginx
6 2 (0.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (0.61%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.61%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.31%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.31%) EPiServer
7 1 (0.31%) IIS
7 1 (0.31%) Kentico
7 1 (0.31%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.31%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.31%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.31%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.31%) WordPress
Applications
1 10 (3.07%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.84%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.92%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.61%) Fireworks
4 2 (0.61%) MS Office
4 2 (0.61%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.61%) MS Project
4 2 (0.61%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.31%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 59 (18.10%) Dynamics CRM
2 27 (8.28%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (1.53%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
4 3 (0.92%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.31%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 38 (11.66%) Microsoft Azure
2 30 (9.20%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (2.15%) GitHub
4 4 (1.23%) SaaS
4 4 (1.23%) Slack
5 3 (0.92%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (0.92%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 3 (0.92%) Amazon ELB
5 3 (0.92%) Amazon S3
5 3 (0.92%) Amazon SQS
5 3 (0.92%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (0.92%) IaaS
5 3 (0.92%) Office 365
5 3 (0.92%) PaaS
5 3 (0.92%) Route 53
5 3 (0.92%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (0.31%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (0.31%) Google Play
6 1 (0.31%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 20 (6.13%) HTTP
2 18 (5.52%) SSL
3 17 (5.21%) TCP/IP
4 4 (1.23%) Skype
5 3 (0.92%) LDAP
5 3 (0.92%) WLAN
6 2 (0.61%) Firewall
6 2 (0.61%) Internet
6 2 (0.61%) Network Security
7 1 (0.31%) Cisco IPT
7 1 (0.31%) Cisco Wireless
7 1 (0.31%) LAN
7 1 (0.31%) OpenLDAP
7 1 (0.31%) VoIP
7 1 (0.31%) WAN
7 1 (0.31%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.31%) Wireless
7 1 (0.31%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (11.35%) SQL Server
2 20 (6.13%) PostgreSQL
3 19 (5.83%) MongoDB
3 19 (5.83%) MySQL
4 11 (3.37%) Power BI
5 10 (3.07%) Data Warehouse
5 10 (3.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (3.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 9 (2.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 8 (2.45%) Relational Database
7 8 (2.45%) SQL Server 2016
8 7 (2.15%) SQL Server 2008
8 7 (2.15%) SQL Server 2014
9 5 (1.53%) EDRMS
9 5 (1.53%) Hazelcast
10 3 (0.92%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 3 (0.92%) Amazon RDS
10 3 (0.92%) QlikView
10 3 (0.92%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (0.61%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 45 (13.80%) Git (software)
2 43 (13.19%) Visual Studio
3 40 (12.27%) Subversion
4 36 (11.04%) Team Foundation Server
5 33 (10.12%) Jenkins
6 28 (8.59%) Visual Studio Team System
7 23 (7.06%) Moq
7 23 (7.06%) NUnit
8 16 (4.91%) JIRA
9 14 (4.29%) Selenium
10 11 (3.37%) Cucumber
10 11 (3.37%) gulp
11 8 (2.45%) CruiseControl
11 8 (2.45%) Protractor
12 7 (2.15%) Mocha
12 7 (2.15%) WebDriver
13 6 (1.84%) Jasmine
14 5 (1.53%) JSHint
14 5 (1.53%) Karma Test Runner
15 4 (1.23%) JUnit
General
1 70 (21.47%) Finance
2 27 (8.28%) Manufacturing
3 10 (3.07%) Marketing
3 10 (3.07%) Retail
4 8 (2.45%) Banking
5 7 (2.15%) Advertising
6 4 (1.23%) Retail Banking
7 3 (0.92%) Back Office
7 3 (0.92%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.61%) Automotive
8 2 (0.61%) Multimedia
8 2 (0.61%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.31%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.31%) Electronics
9 1 (0.31%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 164 (50.31%) Developer
2 42 (12.88%) .NET Developer
3 38 (11.66%) Architect
4 29 (8.90%) CRM Developer
4 29 (8.90%) Microsoft Developer
5 27 (8.28%) Senior Developer
6 26 (7.98%) Analyst
7 25 (7.67%) Dynamics CRM Developer
8 23 (7.06%) Business Analyst
9 21 (6.44%) C# Developer
9 21 (6.44%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 18 (5.52%) Java Developer
11 16 (4.91%) C# .NET Developer
12 14 (4.29%) Senior .NET Developer
13 13 (3.99%) Consultant
13 13 (3.99%) Dynamics AX Architect
13 13 (3.99%) Dynamics AX Developer
14 12 (3.68%) Delivery Manager
14 12 (3.68%) Senior DevOps
15 11 (3.37%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (28.83%) .NET
1 94 (28.83%) HTML
2 83 (25.46%) CSS
3 60 (18.40%) .NET Framework
4 52 (15.95%) WCF
5 50 (15.34%) AngularJS
6 49 (15.03%) Web Services
7 35 (10.74%) HTML5
8 33 (10.12%) jQuery
9 31 (9.51%) Entity Framework
9 31 (9.51%) XML
10 30 (9.20%) ASP.NET Web API
11 26 (7.98%) CSS3
12 25 (7.67%) ASP.NET
13 21 (6.44%) Spring
14 19 (5.83%) Node.js
14 19 (5.83%) React
15 18 (5.52%) ASP.NET MVC
15 18 (5.52%) REST
16 12 (3.68%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 29 (8.90%) User Experience
2 24 (7.36%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (4.29%) Public Cloud
4 9 (2.76%) Mobile App
5 7 (2.15%) Data Centre
5 7 (2.15%) Management Information System
6 5 (1.53%) Linux Command Line
7 4 (1.23%) Computer Science
7 4 (1.23%) Virtual Team
8 3 (0.92%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (0.92%) Fat Client
8 3 (0.92%) iPad
8 3 (0.92%) Thin Client
9 2 (0.61%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.31%) Data Protection Act
10 1 (0.31%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.31%) Reference Data
10 1 (0.31%) Smart Meter
10 1 (0.31%) SWIFT
10 1 (0.31%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 34 (10.43%) Linux
2 8 (2.45%) Unix
3 5 (1.53%) Windows
4 3 (0.92%) Android
5 2 (0.61%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.61%) Windows Server
5 2 (0.61%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.31%) AIX
6 1 (0.31%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.31%) VMS
6 1 (0.31%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (29.75%) Scrum
2 69 (21.17%) CRM
3 56 (17.18%) MVC
4 46 (14.11%) Continuous Integration
5 39 (11.96%) TDD
6 35 (10.74%) Business Intelligence
7 32 (9.82%) Open Source
8 30 (9.20%) SOLID
9 28 (8.59%) Project Management
10 27 (8.28%) Front End Development
11 26 (7.98%) DevOps
12 24 (7.36%) Configuration Management
12 24 (7.36%) SDLC
13 23 (7.06%) BDD
13 23 (7.06%) OO
13 23 (7.06%) OOD
14 22 (6.75%) Waterfall
15 20 (6.13%) Web Operations
16 19 (5.83%) Web Development
17 17 (5.21%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 96 (29.45%) JavaScript
2 63 (19.33%) C#
3 46 (14.11%) Java
4 33 (10.12%) SQL
5 28 (8.59%) Ruby
6 26 (7.98%) Python
7 24 (7.36%) PHP
8 11 (3.37%) X++
9 6 (1.84%) Scala
10 5 (1.53%) ECMAScript
11 4 (1.23%) C
12 3 (0.92%) Bash Shell
12 3 (0.92%) PowerShell
13 2 (0.61%) Go
13 2 (0.61%) Groovy
13 2 (0.61%) PL/SQL
13 2 (0.61%) T-SQL
13 2 (0.61%) TypeScript
14 1 (0.31%) ES6
14 1 (0.31%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 27 (8.28%) Security Cleared
2 22 (6.75%) SC Cleared
3 11 (3.37%) BPSS Clearance
4 9 (2.76%) DV Cleared
4 9 (2.76%) ISEB
5 8 (2.45%) Degree
6 5 (1.53%) ISTQB
7 4 (1.23%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (0.92%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.61%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.61%) PMP
9 2 (0.61%) Sun Certification
10 1 (0.31%) CISSP
10 1 (0.31%) CLAS
10 1 (0.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.76%) Disclosure Scotland
2 7 (2.15%) QA
3 3 (0.92%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.31%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.31%) PMBOK
4 1 (0.31%) PMO
4 1 (0.31%) WAI
System Software
1 11 (3.37%) Docker
2 4 (1.23%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.31%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (0.31%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (0.31%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 23 (7.06%) Ansible
1 23 (7.06%) Opscode Chef
1 23 (7.06%) Puppet
2 17 (5.21%) Salt
3 5 (1.53%) Terraform
4 4 (1.23%) Kubernetes
5 3 (0.92%) collectd
5 3 (0.92%) Kibana
5 3 (0.92%) logstash
5 3 (0.92%) StatsD
6 2 (0.61%) Graphite
6 2 (0.61%) Marathon
6 2 (0.61%) Mesos
6 2 (0.61%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.31%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.31%) Nagios
7 1 (0.31%) WSUS
7 1 (0.31%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 95 (29.14%) Microsoft
2 16 (4.91%) Rackspace
3 14 (4.29%) Oracle
4 7 (2.15%) IBM
5 3 (0.92%) BMC
5 3 (0.92%) Cisco
5 3 (0.92%) Remedy
5 3 (0.92%) SaltStack
6 2 (0.61%) HP
6 2 (0.61%) hybris
6 2 (0.61%) ILOG
6 2 (0.61%) Informatica
6 2 (0.61%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (0.61%) SAP
7 1 (0.31%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.31%) CA
7 1 (0.31%) Cognizant
7 1 (0.31%) Pega
7 1 (0.31%) Splunk
7 1 (0.31%) Tableau
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