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 5 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 11 20 13
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -7
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 81 48 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 9.75% 7.77% 8.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.61% 11.68% 12.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 28 19
Average daily rate
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£375 £394 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £287 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £387 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.89% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £11.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £35.00 £37.20
% change year-on-year
+1.42% -5.91%
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
595 411 342
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 71.60% 66.50% 71.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 403 243 177
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 13 13
Average hourly rate £19.75 £25.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.00% -23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.50 £10.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.65 £31.00 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.33 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-1.07% -5.23%

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 5 May 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 5 May 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 54 (35.76%) Scrum
2 51 (33.77%) .NET
3 36 (23.84%) SQL Server
4 32 (21.19%) TDD
5 31 (20.53%) Stakeholder Management
5 31 (20.53%) MVC
6 30 (19.87%) C#
7 29 (19.21%) Team Foundation Server
8 27 (17.88%) Git (software)
9 25 (16.56%) Python
10 24 (15.89%) Linux
10 24 (15.89%) Finance
11 23 (15.23%) BDD
11 23 (15.23%) Mentoring
12 22 (14.57%) HTML
12 22 (14.57%) JavaScript
13 21 (13.91%) Subversion
14 20 (13.25%) CSS
14 20 (13.25%) Microsoft
15 19 (12.58%) ASP.NET
15 19 (12.58%) Security Cleared
16 18 (11.92%) Continuous Integration
16 18 (11.92%) PostgreSQL
17 17 (11.26%) Django
17 17 (11.26%) Flask
18 16 (10.60%) Selenium
18 16 (10.60%) PRINCE2
18 16 (10.60%) SOA
19 15 (9.93%) SQL
19 15 (9.93%) Debian

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 8 (5.30%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.99%) WebSphere
3 2 (1.32%) Node.js
3 2 (1.32%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (1.32%) Umbraco
4 1 (0.66%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.66%) IIS
4 1 (0.66%) JBoss
4 1 (0.66%) IBM Notes
4 1 (0.66%) Lotus Domino
4 1 (0.66%) Apache
4 1 (0.66%) MQSeries
4 1 (0.66%) Documentum
4 1 (0.66%) Alfresco
4 1 (0.66%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.66%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 9 (5.96%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.65%) MS Project
3 2 (1.32%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.66%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 4 (2.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.66%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.66%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.32%) Office 365
1 2 (1.32%) Heroku
1 2 (1.32%) PaaS
1 2 (1.32%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
1 2 (1.32%) Google Cloud Platform
1 2 (1.32%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (1.32%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.32%) Radio Access Network
1 2 (1.32%) RNC
1 2 (1.32%) Ethernet
1 2 (1.32%) ATM
1 2 (1.32%) GSM
1 2 (1.32%) SDH
1 2 (1.32%) UMTS
2 1 (0.66%) Internet
2 1 (0.66%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (23.84%) SQL Server
2 18 (11.92%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (4.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (3.31%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (3.31%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (1.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (1.99%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.32%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.32%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.66%) MySQL
7 1 (0.66%) OLAP
7 1 (0.66%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.66%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.66%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.66%) QlikView
7 1 (0.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.66%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.66%) OLAP Cube
7 1 (0.66%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.66%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 29 (19.21%) Team Foundation Server
2 27 (17.88%) Git (software)
3 21 (13.91%) Subversion
4 16 (10.60%) Selenium
5 6 (3.97%) Visual Studio
6 4 (2.65%) MorphX
6 4 (2.65%) JIRA
7 2 (1.32%) Grunt
8 1 (0.66%) LoadRunner
8 1 (0.66%) ERwin
8 1 (0.66%) JMeter
8 1 (0.66%) Ant
8 1 (0.66%) JUnit
8 1 (0.66%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.66%) Talend Open Studio
8 1 (0.66%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.66%) Hudson
8 1 (0.66%) XMLUnit
8 1 (0.66%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.66%) Axure RP
General
1 24 (15.89%) Finance
2 6 (3.97%) Retail
2 6 (3.97%) Telecoms
3 3 (1.99%) Banking
4 2 (1.32%) Games
5 1 (0.66%) Legal
5 1 (0.66%) Advertising
5 1 (0.66%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (0.66%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 61 (40.40%) Developer
2 39 (25.83%) Analyst
3 34 (22.52%) Business Analyst
4 21 (13.91%) Python Developer
5 15 (9.93%) .NET Developer
6 14 (9.27%) Project Manager
7 13 (8.61%) Agile Business Analyst
8 11 (7.28%) C# Developer
8 11 (7.28%) Architect
9 8 (5.30%) Web Developer
10 7 (4.64%) Senior Developer
11 6 (3.97%) Front-End Developer
12 5 (3.31%) Senior Analyst
12 5 (3.31%) Senior Python Developer
12 5 (3.31%) C# .NET Developer
13 4 (2.65%) Front-End Web Developer
13 4 (2.65%) Senior Business Analyst
14 3 (1.99%) Technical Project Manager
14 3 (1.99%) Test Analyst
14 3 (1.99%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (33.77%) .NET
2 22 (14.57%) HTML
3 20 (13.25%) CSS
4 19 (12.58%) ASP.NET
5 17 (11.26%) Django
5 17 (11.26%) Flask
6 13 (8.61%) Web Services
6 13 (8.61%) jQuery
7 12 (7.95%) RESTful
8 9 (5.96%) .NET Framework
9 8 (5.30%) ASP.NET MVC
10 7 (4.64%) HTML5
10 7 (4.64%) AngularJS
11 6 (3.97%) XML
12 5 (3.31%) JSON
12 5 (3.31%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 5 (3.31%) CSS3
13 4 (2.65%) WCF
14 3 (1.99%) ASP.NET Web API
14 3 (1.99%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 13 (8.61%) Open Source
2 9 (5.96%) NHS
3 7 (4.64%) User Experience
4 4 (2.65%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.32%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.32%) FMCG
5 2 (1.32%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.66%) PMI
6 1 (0.66%) W3C
6 1 (0.66%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 24 (15.89%) Linux
2 15 (9.93%) Debian
2 15 (9.93%) Ubuntu
3 8 (5.30%) Windows
4 7 (4.64%) UNIX
5 4 (2.65%) Mac OS X
6 2 (1.32%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.66%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (35.76%) Scrum
2 32 (21.19%) TDD
3 31 (20.53%) Stakeholder Management
3 31 (20.53%) MVC
4 23 (15.23%) BDD
4 23 (15.23%) Mentoring
5 18 (11.92%) Continuous Integration
6 16 (10.60%) PRINCE2
6 16 (10.60%) SOA
7 15 (9.93%) Business Analysis
7 15 (9.93%) TOGAF
8 14 (9.27%) Test Automation
8 14 (9.27%) Project Management
9 13 (8.61%) Unit Testing
10 11 (7.28%) User Stories
10 11 (7.28%) Microservices
10 11 (7.28%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
11 10 (6.62%) Web Development
12 9 (5.96%) Kanban
12 9 (5.96%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 30 (19.87%) C#
2 25 (16.56%) Python
3 22 (14.57%) JavaScript
4 15 (9.93%) SQL
5 8 (5.30%) Java
6 4 (2.65%) Ruby
6 4 (2.65%) X++
7 2 (1.32%) C
7 2 (1.32%) PHP
8 1 (0.66%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.66%) Perl
8 1 (0.66%) Scala
8 1 (0.66%) XPath
Qualifications
1 19 (12.58%) Security Cleared
2 12 (7.95%) SC Cleared
3 7 (4.64%) ISEB
4 5 (3.31%) Degree
5 3 (1.99%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (1.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (1.32%) ISTQB
6 2 (1.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (1.32%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.66%) PMP
7 1 (0.66%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.66%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.66%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.66%) MCITP
7 1 (0.66%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.65%) QA
2 2 (1.32%) SLA
3 1 (0.66%) WCAG
3 1 (0.66%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 10 (6.62%) Vagrant
2 1 (0.66%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.66%) Puppet
Vendors
1 20 (13.25%) Microsoft
2 3 (1.99%) Oracle
3 2 (1.32%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 2 (1.32%) RedPrairie
3 2 (1.32%) Google
3 2 (1.32%) IBM
3 2 (1.32%) SAP
3 2 (1.32%) Business Objects
3 2 (1.32%) webMethods
3 2 (1.32%) Ericsson
4 1 (0.66%) Informatica
4 1 (0.66%) Lotus
4 1 (0.66%) JD Edwards
4 1 (0.66%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (0.66%) OpenText
4 1 (0.66%) Thunderhead
4 1 (0.66%) Ab Initio
4 1 (0.66%) Adobe
4 1 (0.66%) Sun
4 1 (0.66%) HP
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