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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 3 13 32
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +19
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 122 60 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 16.80% 8.97% 4.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 22.30% 12.35% 5.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 39 13
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£375 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £316 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £479 £500 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £353
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +6.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £25.00 £6.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+316.66% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +1.42%
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
547 486 382
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 75.34% 72.65% 70.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 370 308 200
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 15 6
Average hourly rate £26.50 £11.85 £175.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+123.62% -93.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

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 July 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 July 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 61 (31.77%) .NET
2 57 (29.69%) SQL Server
3 55 (28.65%) Scrum
4 53 (27.60%) TDD
5 47 (24.48%) MVC
6 42 (21.88%) C#
7 41 (21.35%) BDD
8 36 (18.75%) Git (software)
9 34 (17.71%) Finance
10 33 (17.19%) HTML
11 31 (16.15%) JavaScript
12 29 (15.10%) CSS
12 29 (15.10%) Mentoring
13 28 (14.58%) Microsoft
14 27 (14.06%) Python
14 27 (14.06%) ASP.NET
15 26 (13.54%) Stakeholder Management
15 26 (13.54%) Subversion
16 25 (13.02%) Team Foundation Server
17 24 (12.50%) TOGAF
18 23 (11.98%) Linux
19 22 (11.46%) Project Management
20 21 (10.94%) Selenium
20 21 (10.94%) Django
20 21 (10.94%) RESTful
20 21 (10.94%) Continuous Integration
20 21 (10.94%) Flask
21 20 (10.42%) PostgreSQL
22 19 (9.90%) SQL
22 19 (9.90%) Test Automation

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 11 (5.73%) SharePoint
2 6 (3.13%) Node.js
2 6 (3.13%) SharePoint 2013
3 5 (2.60%) CMS
4 2 (1.04%) IBM Notes
4 2 (1.04%) Lotus Domino
4 2 (1.04%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.52%) Alfresco
5 1 (0.52%) WordPress
5 1 (0.52%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.52%) Apache
5 1 (0.52%) Documentum
5 1 (0.52%) ColdFusion
5 1 (0.52%) Joomla!
5 1 (0.52%) IIS
Applications
1 11 (5.73%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.08%) MS Project
3 2 (1.04%) Photoshop
3 2 (1.04%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.52%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.52%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 5 (2.60%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.04%) Magento
3 1 (0.52%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.52%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.56%) Office 365
3 2 (1.04%) GitHub
3 2 (1.04%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (1.04%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 2 (1.04%) Google App Engine
3 2 (1.04%) PaaS
3 2 (1.04%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.04%) ATM
1 2 (1.04%) GSM
1 2 (1.04%) SDH
1 2 (1.04%) UMTS
1 2 (1.04%) Ethernet
1 2 (1.04%) RNC
1 2 (1.04%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (0.52%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (29.69%) SQL Server
2 20 (10.42%) PostgreSQL
3 9 (4.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (4.69%) NoSQL
4 8 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (3.65%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (2.08%) MySQL
6 4 (2.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.04%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.52%) OLAP Cube
8 1 (0.52%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.52%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.52%) QlikView
8 1 (0.52%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.52%) OLAP
8 1 (0.52%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.52%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.52%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 36 (18.75%) Git (software)
2 26 (13.54%) Subversion
3 25 (13.02%) Team Foundation Server
4 21 (10.94%) Selenium
5 16 (8.33%) Visual Studio
6 7 (3.65%) JIRA
7 4 (2.08%) MorphX
8 3 (1.56%) Grunt
8 3 (1.56%) SpecFlow
9 2 (1.04%) Jenkins
9 2 (1.04%) Axure RP
9 2 (1.04%) gulp
9 2 (1.04%) NUnit
9 2 (1.04%) Rhino Mocks
9 2 (1.04%) Moq
10 1 (0.52%) Mockito
10 1 (0.52%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.52%) Mercurial
10 1 (0.52%) WebDriver
10 1 (0.52%) XMLUnit
General
1 34 (17.71%) Finance
2 10 (5.21%) Games
3 8 (4.17%) Retail
4 7 (3.65%) Banking
4 7 (3.65%) Manufacturing
5 6 (3.13%) Publishing
6 4 (2.08%) Multimedia
6 4 (2.08%) Legal
6 4 (2.08%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.04%) Back Office
7 2 (1.04%) Marketing
8 1 (0.52%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.52%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 91 (47.40%) Developer
2 27 (14.06%) Analyst
3 26 (13.54%) Python Developer
4 22 (11.46%) .NET Developer
5 20 (10.42%) Business Analyst
6 15 (7.81%) Project Manager
7 14 (7.29%) Architect
8 12 (6.25%) Designer
9 10 (5.21%) Senior Developer
10 9 (4.69%) C# Developer
11 8 (4.17%) C++ Developer
11 8 (4.17%) Web Developer
12 7 (3.65%) Senior Python Developer
12 7 (3.65%) Front-End Developer
13 6 (3.13%) Front-End Web Developer
13 6 (3.13%) Technical Manager
13 6 (3.13%) Test Analyst
13 6 (3.13%) Digital Content Designer
14 5 (2.60%) Agile .NET Developer
14 5 (2.60%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (31.77%) .NET
2 33 (17.19%) HTML
3 29 (15.10%) CSS
4 27 (14.06%) ASP.NET
5 21 (10.94%) RESTful
5 21 (10.94%) Django
5 21 (10.94%) Flask
6 18 (9.38%) .NET Framework
7 17 (8.85%) ASP.NET MVC
8 16 (8.33%) jQuery
9 14 (7.29%) HTML5
9 14 (7.29%) Web Services
10 13 (6.77%) WCF
11 12 (6.25%) AngularJS
12 10 (5.21%) Entity Framework
13 8 (4.17%) XML
13 8 (4.17%) ASP.NET Web API
14 7 (3.65%) CSS3
15 6 (3.13%) JSON
16 5 (2.60%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 15 (7.81%) User Experience
2 10 (5.21%) Management Information System
3 7 (3.65%) Social Media
4 6 (3.13%) NHS
5 4 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (1.56%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.04%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.04%) W3C
7 2 (1.04%) PMI
7 2 (1.04%) Graphic Design
8 1 (0.52%) Life Science
8 1 (0.52%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.52%) iPhone
8 1 (0.52%) EPoS
8 1 (0.52%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 23 (11.98%) Linux
2 18 (9.38%) Debian
2 18 (9.38%) Ubuntu
3 3 (1.56%) Windows
4 1 (0.52%) UNIX
4 1 (0.52%) Android
4 1 (0.52%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.52%) Windows 8
4 1 (0.52%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.52%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (28.65%) Scrum
2 53 (27.60%) TDD
3 47 (24.48%) MVC
4 41 (21.35%) BDD
5 29 (15.10%) Mentoring
6 26 (13.54%) Stakeholder Management
7 24 (12.50%) TOGAF
8 22 (11.46%) Project Management
9 21 (10.94%) Continuous Integration
10 19 (9.90%) Test Automation
11 16 (8.33%) PRINCE2
11 16 (8.33%) SOA
12 14 (7.29%) Unit Testing
13 13 (6.77%) Microservices
13 13 (6.77%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
14 12 (6.25%) Content Management
15 11 (5.73%) Business Analysis
15 11 (5.73%) CRM
16 10 (5.21%) Analytics
16 10 (5.21%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 42 (21.88%) C#
2 31 (16.15%) JavaScript
3 27 (14.06%) Python
4 19 (9.90%) SQL
5 10 (5.21%) C++
6 6 (3.13%) PHP
7 4 (2.08%) X++
7 4 (2.08%) Ruby
7 4 (2.08%) Java
8 2 (1.04%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.52%) VB6
9 1 (0.52%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.52%) VB
9 1 (0.52%) Perl
9 1 (0.52%) XPath
Qualifications
1 16 (8.33%) Security Cleared
2 8 (4.17%) Degree
2 8 (4.17%) SC Cleared
3 6 (3.13%) ISEB
4 4 (2.08%) ISTQB
5 3 (1.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (1.04%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.04%) PMP
6 2 (1.04%) PMI Certification
6 2 (1.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (1.04%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (0.52%) CGEIT
7 1 (0.52%) CBAP
7 1 (0.52%) CRISC
7 1 (0.52%) CISA
7 1 (0.52%) CISM
7 1 (0.52%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (0.52%) MCTS
7 1 (0.52%) MCITP
7 1 (0.52%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.60%) QA
2 2 (1.04%) SLA
2 2 (1.04%) WCAG
3 1 (0.52%) COBIT
3 1 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.52%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 13 (6.77%) Vagrant
2 1 (0.52%) TeamSite
2 1 (0.52%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 28 (14.58%) Microsoft
2 3 (1.56%) Telerik
2 3 (1.56%) Nintex
3 2 (1.04%) Google
3 2 (1.04%) Adobe
3 2 (1.04%) Oracle
3 2 (1.04%) SAP
3 2 (1.04%) IBM
3 2 (1.04%) HP
3 2 (1.04%) Ericsson
3 2 (1.04%) Lotus
3 2 (1.04%) Sitecore
3 2 (1.04%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 2 (1.04%) hybris
4 1 (0.52%) Tableau
4 1 (0.52%) Demandware
4 1 (0.52%) Apple
4 1 (0.52%) JD Edwards
4 1 (0.52%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (0.52%) OpenText
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