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 September 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 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 5 8 19
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +11
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 97 81 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 13.16% 10.48% 7.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 18.44% 15.40% 11.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 34 37
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £312 £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £443 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £358
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
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
526 526 460
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 71.37% 68.05% 68.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 333 303 303
Average daily rate £391 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.33% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £488 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 17 2
Average hourly rate £17.50 £21.50 £175.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.60% -87.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

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 September 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 September 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 59 (29.50%) SQL Server
1 59 (29.50%) TDD
2 55 (27.50%) Scrum
2 55 (27.50%) MVC
3 53 (26.50%) .NET
4 44 (22.00%) BDD
5 39 (19.50%) Git (software)
6 37 (18.50%) C#
6 37 (18.50%) Finance
7 32 (16.00%) HTML
7 32 (16.00%) JavaScript
8 30 (15.00%) Project Management
8 30 (15.00%) Mentoring
9 29 (14.50%) Linux
9 29 (14.50%) Subversion
10 27 (13.50%) PostgreSQL
10 27 (13.50%) CSS
10 27 (13.50%) Python
10 27 (13.50%) RESTful
11 26 (13.00%) SQL
12 25 (12.50%) Microsoft
13 24 (12.00%) ASP.NET
13 24 (12.00%) Team Foundation Server
14 22 (11.00%) TOGAF
15 21 (10.50%) Django
15 21 (10.50%) Unit Testing
15 21 (10.50%) Continuous Integration
15 21 (10.50%) Flask
16 20 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
17 19 (9.50%) Selenium

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 7 (3.50%) CMS
2 6 (3.00%) SharePoint
3 5 (2.50%) Node.js
3 5 (2.50%) SharePoint 2013
3 5 (2.50%) IBM Notes
4 4 (2.00%) Apache
4 4 (2.00%) Tomcat
4 4 (2.00%) nginx
5 2 (1.00%) Lotus Domino
5 2 (1.00%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.00%) Joomla!
5 2 (1.00%) WordPress
6 1 (0.50%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.50%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.50%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 8 (4.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.50%) Photoshop
2 3 (1.50%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.00%) MS Project
4 1 (0.50%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.50%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 4 (2.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.00%) Magento
3 1 (0.50%) SAP PS
3 1 (0.50%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.50%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.00%) PaaS
2 3 (1.50%) GitHub
3 2 (1.00%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (1.00%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 2 (1.00%) Heroku
3 2 (1.00%) Office 365
3 2 (1.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.00%) Google App Engine
4 1 (0.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.50%) Intranet
1 3 (1.50%) Internet
2 1 (0.50%) Network Security
2 1 (0.50%) HTTP
2 1 (0.50%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (29.50%) SQL Server
2 27 (13.50%) PostgreSQL
3 12 (6.00%) NoSQL
4 9 (4.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (4.50%) MySQL
4 9 (4.50%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (3.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (3.00%) Relational Database
7 5 (2.50%) Oracle Database
7 5 (2.50%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (2.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (1.50%) Big Data
9 3 (1.50%) RDBMS
10 2 (1.00%) BusinessObjects
10 2 (1.00%) Data Mart
10 2 (1.00%) MongoDB
10 2 (1.00%) BusinessObjects XI
10 2 (1.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 39 (19.50%) Git (software)
2 29 (14.50%) Subversion
3 24 (12.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 19 (9.50%) Selenium
5 15 (7.50%) Visual Studio
6 5 (2.50%) JIRA
7 4 (2.00%) MorphX
8 3 (1.50%) SpecFlow
9 2 (1.00%) Grunt
9 2 (1.00%) Axure RP
9 2 (1.00%) gulp
9 2 (1.00%) NUnit
9 2 (1.00%) Toad
9 2 (1.00%) Rhino Mocks
9 2 (1.00%) Moq
10 1 (0.50%) Mockito
10 1 (0.50%) Balsamiq Mockups
10 1 (0.50%) Mercurial
10 1 (0.50%) ERwin
10 1 (0.50%) Xcode
General
1 37 (18.50%) Finance
2 12 (6.00%) Retail
3 10 (5.00%) Games
4 8 (4.00%) Publishing
5 7 (3.50%) Banking
5 7 (3.50%) Manufacturing
6 5 (2.50%) Legal
6 5 (2.50%) Marketing
7 4 (2.00%) Multimedia
8 2 (1.00%) Back Office
8 2 (1.00%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.50%) Advertising
9 1 (0.50%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 103 (51.50%) Developer
2 26 (13.00%) Python Developer
3 22 (11.00%) Project Manager
3 22 (11.00%) .NET Developer
4 19 (9.50%) Analyst
5 18 (9.00%) Designer
6 12 (6.00%) Senior Developer
7 11 (5.50%) C# Developer
7 11 (5.50%) Business Analyst
7 11 (5.50%) Architect
8 10 (5.00%) Digital Content Designer
9 9 (4.50%) Technical Manager
10 8 (4.00%) C++ Developer
11 7 (3.50%) Test Analyst
11 7 (3.50%) Senior Python Developer
11 7 (3.50%) C# .NET Developer
12 6 (3.00%) Front-End Developer
12 6 (3.00%) Agile .NET Developer
12 6 (3.00%) Web Developer
12 6 (3.00%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (26.50%) .NET
2 32 (16.00%) HTML
3 27 (13.50%) CSS
3 27 (13.50%) RESTful
4 24 (12.00%) ASP.NET
5 21 (10.50%) Django
5 21 (10.50%) Flask
6 17 (8.50%) jQuery
6 17 (8.50%) Web Services
6 17 (8.50%) ASP.NET MVC
7 16 (8.00%) HTML5
8 13 (6.50%) .NET Framework
8 13 (6.50%) WCF
8 13 (6.50%) XML
8 13 (6.50%) AngularJS
9 9 (4.50%) JSON
9 9 (4.50%) Entity Framework
9 9 (4.50%) REST
10 8 (4.00%) ASP.NET Web API
11 6 (3.00%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 15 (7.50%) User Experience
2 12 (6.00%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (5.00%) Social Media
4 9 (4.50%) Management Information System
5 6 (3.00%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (2.00%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.50%) Internet of Things
7 3 (1.50%) EPoS
8 2 (1.00%) PMI
8 2 (1.00%) W3C
8 2 (1.00%) Graphic Design
8 2 (1.00%) iPhone
8 2 (1.00%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.50%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.50%) iPad
9 1 (0.50%) Psychology
9 1 (0.50%) Life Science
9 1 (0.50%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.50%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 29 (14.50%) Linux
2 18 (9.00%) Debian
2 18 (9.00%) Ubuntu
3 5 (2.50%) UNIX
4 4 (2.00%) Windows
5 2 (1.00%) Android
5 2 (1.00%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.50%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.50%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.50%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (29.50%) TDD
2 55 (27.50%) Scrum
2 55 (27.50%) MVC
3 44 (22.00%) BDD
4 30 (15.00%) Mentoring
4 30 (15.00%) Project Management
5 22 (11.00%) TOGAF
6 21 (10.50%) Continuous Integration
6 21 (10.50%) Unit Testing
7 20 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 19 (9.50%) Test Automation
9 18 (9.00%) SOA
10 17 (8.50%) Analytics
11 16 (8.00%) PRINCE2
11 16 (8.00%) Content Management
12 15 (7.50%) Business Intelligence
13 14 (7.00%) User Acceptance Testing
13 14 (7.00%) Waterfall
13 14 (7.00%) SDLC
14 13 (6.50%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
Programming Languages
1 37 (18.50%) C#
2 32 (16.00%) JavaScript
3 27 (13.50%) Python
4 26 (13.00%) SQL
5 11 (5.50%) Java
6 10 (5.00%) C++
7 9 (4.50%) PHP
8 8 (4.00%) Ruby
9 4 (2.00%) X++
10 3 (1.50%) Shell Script
10 3 (1.50%) PL/SQL
11 2 (1.00%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.50%) VB
12 1 (0.50%) C
12 1 (0.50%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.50%) VB6
12 1 (0.50%) Scala
12 1 (0.50%) XPath
Qualifications
1 12 (6.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (3.00%) ISEB
2 6 (3.00%) Degree
3 5 (2.50%) SC Cleared
3 5 (2.50%) PMP
3 5 (2.50%) PMI Certification
3 5 (2.50%) ISTQB
4 3 (1.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (1.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (1.00%) BC Cleared
5 2 (1.00%) CISM
5 2 (1.00%) CISSP
5 2 (1.00%) Sun Certification
5 2 (1.00%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (1.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (0.50%) CGEIT
6 1 (0.50%) CSSLP
6 1 (0.50%) CBAP
6 1 (0.50%) CRISC
6 1 (0.50%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.00%) QA
2 2 (1.00%) WCAG
2 2 (1.00%) COBIT
3 1 (0.50%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 13 (6.50%) Vagrant
2 1 (0.50%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 25 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 7 (3.50%) Oracle
3 5 (2.50%) Lotus
4 4 (2.00%) IBM
4 4 (2.00%) Tableau
5 3 (1.50%) Nintex
5 3 (1.50%) hybris
5 3 (1.50%) SAP
5 3 (1.50%) Telerik
6 2 (1.00%) Google
6 2 (1.00%) Adobe
7 1 (0.50%) Sun
7 1 (0.50%) HP
7 1 (0.50%) Informatica
7 1 (0.50%) Apple
7 1 (0.50%) JD Edwards
7 1 (0.50%) Ab Initio
7 1 (0.50%) DataFlux
7 1 (0.50%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.50%) Demandware
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Rate: £350 - £415 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
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Rate: £440 per month
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