The table below looks at the statistics for Agile Software Development skills in IT contracts advertised for the Coventry 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 16 September 2014 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 9 23 10
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -13
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 37 15 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 9.74% 5.02% 8.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.03% 6.47% 11.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 10 23
Average daily rate
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£425 £388 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% -0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £204 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £359 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.52% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £41.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-14.63% +10.81%
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 Coventry region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
284 232 236
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 74.74% 77.59% 73.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 84 120
Average daily rate £350 £359 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.43% -10.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 18 17
Average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £37.80 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £37.80 £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

Agile Software Development
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Coventry region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Agile Software Development Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

Agile Software Development
Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Coventry region.

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

Agile Software Development
Daily Rate Histogram in Coventry

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Coventry region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014.

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Histogram in Coventry

Agile Software Development
Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Coventry region.

Agile Software Development Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry 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 26 (29.21%) Scrum
2 23 (25.84%) Microsoft
3 22 (24.72%) .NET
4 18 (20.22%) C#
5 16 (17.98%) Waterfall
6 15 (16.85%) JavaScript
6 15 (16.85%) PRINCE2
7 14 (15.73%) MVC
8 13 (14.61%) Project Management
9 12 (13.48%) Python
10 11 (12.36%) Linux
10 11 (12.36%) TDD
10 11 (12.36%) .NET Framework
10 11 (12.36%) Continuous Integration
11 10 (11.24%) WCF
11 10 (11.24%) Finance
11 10 (11.24%) HTML
11 10 (11.24%) Java
11 10 (11.24%) SQL
11 10 (11.24%) ASP.NET
11 10 (11.24%) CSS
12 9 (10.11%) Enterprise Architecture
12 9 (10.11%) Alfresco
12 9 (10.11%) Kanban
13 8 (8.99%) Drupal
13 8 (8.99%) Puppet
13 8 (8.99%) Microsoft Azure
13 8 (8.99%) Opscode Chef
13 8 (8.99%) DevOps
13 8 (8.99%) Perl

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry 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 9 (10.11%) Alfresco
2 8 (8.99%) Drupal
3 4 (4.49%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (4.49%) CMS
4 3 (3.37%) WebSphere
5 2 (2.25%) WebLogic
5 2 (2.25%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.25%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.12%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.12%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (1.12%) Sitefinity
6 1 (1.12%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (5.62%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.49%) MS Office
3 3 (3.37%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (6.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.25%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.99%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.25%) GitHub
2 2 (2.25%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.37%) Internet
2 1 (1.12%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.74%) SQL Server
1 6 (6.74%) Relational Database
2 5 (5.62%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (3.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (2.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (2.25%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.25%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.25%) Data Mining
4 2 (2.25%) RDBMS
4 2 (2.25%) OLAP
5 1 (1.12%) SAP BW
5 1 (1.12%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 6 (6.74%) Selenium
1 6 (6.74%) Team Foundation Server
1 6 (6.74%) MSBuild
2 5 (5.62%) WebDriver
2 5 (5.62%) Visual Studio
3 4 (4.49%) NUnit
4 3 (3.37%) JIRA
5 2 (2.25%) JMeter
5 2 (2.25%) Subversion
5 2 (2.25%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (2.25%) Cucumber
5 2 (2.25%) SoapUI
6 1 (1.12%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.12%) Maven
6 1 (1.12%) Jenkins
General
1 10 (11.24%) Finance
2 4 (4.49%) Automotive
3 3 (3.37%) Retail
4 2 (2.25%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.12%) Games
5 1 (1.12%) Marketing
5 1 (1.12%) Electronics
5 1 (1.12%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (23.60%) Developer
2 16 (17.98%) Project Manager
3 13 (14.61%) .NET Developer
4 12 (13.48%) Architect
5 8 (8.99%) Analyst
5 8 (8.99%) DevOps Engineer
6 7 (7.87%) Business Analyst
7 6 (6.74%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 6 (6.74%) Linux Engineer
7 6 (6.74%) Agile Project Manager
8 5 (5.62%) ScrumMaster
8 5 (5.62%) QA Engineer
9 4 (4.49%) Java Developer
10 3 (3.37%) SQL Developer
10 3 (3.37%) Consultant
10 3 (3.37%) Data Architect
11 2 (2.25%) Software Engineer
11 2 (2.25%) Information Architect
11 2 (2.25%) Integration Architect
11 2 (2.25%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (24.72%) .NET
2 11 (12.36%) .NET Framework
3 10 (11.24%) ASP.NET
3 10 (11.24%) CSS
3 10 (11.24%) HTML
3 10 (11.24%) WCF
4 7 (7.87%) WPF
4 7 (7.87%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 6 (6.74%) XML
6 5 (5.62%) Web Services
6 5 (5.62%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (4.49%) Spring
7 4 (4.49%) Ajax
7 4 (4.49%) Ruby on Rails
8 3 (3.37%) NHibernate
8 3 (3.37%) Hibernate
8 3 (3.37%) J2EE
8 3 (3.37%) Spring.NET
8 3 (3.37%) Castle Windsor
8 3 (3.37%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.74%) User Experience
2 5 (5.62%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.49%) Open Source
4 3 (3.37%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.25%) DataPower
5 2 (2.25%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.12%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.12%) Telematics
6 1 (1.12%) Social Media
6 1 (1.12%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 11 (12.36%) Linux
2 6 (6.74%) Windows
3 2 (2.25%) UNIX
3 2 (2.25%) Windows XP
3 2 (2.25%) Windows 7
3 2 (2.25%) Windows 8
4 1 (1.12%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.12%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (29.21%) Scrum
2 16 (17.98%) Waterfall
3 15 (16.85%) PRINCE2
4 14 (15.73%) MVC
5 13 (14.61%) Project Management
6 11 (12.36%) TDD
6 11 (12.36%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (10.11%) Kanban
7 9 (10.11%) Enterprise Architecture
8 8 (8.99%) Data Modelling
8 8 (8.99%) DevOps
9 7 (7.87%) CRM
9 7 (7.87%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (7.87%) TOGAF
10 6 (6.74%) Configuration Management
10 6 (6.74%) Business Analysis
10 6 (6.74%) BDD
11 5 (5.62%) Data Architecture
11 5 (5.62%) E-Commerce
11 5 (5.62%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 18 (20.22%) C#
2 15 (16.85%) JavaScript
3 12 (13.48%) Python
4 10 (11.24%) SQL
4 10 (11.24%) Java
5 8 (8.99%) Perl
5 8 (8.99%) PHP
6 7 (7.87%) Scala
7 4 (4.49%) Ruby
8 3 (3.37%) XAML
9 2 (2.25%) PowerShell
9 2 (2.25%) T-SQL
9 2 (2.25%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (4.49%) Degree
2 3 (3.37%) ISEB
2 3 (3.37%) ISTQB
3 2 (2.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (2.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (2.25%) MBA
4 1 (1.12%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 1 (1.12%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.12%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.87%) QA
2 2 (2.25%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 8 (8.99%) Puppet
1 8 (8.99%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (6.74%) Nagios
3 2 (2.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 23 (25.84%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.49%) Oracle
2 4 (4.49%) IBM
3 3 (3.37%) SAP
4 2 (2.25%) Rackspace
4 2 (2.25%) HP
4 2 (2.25%) ATG
4 2 (2.25%) Perforce
4 2 (2.25%) Google
5 1 (1.12%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.12%) Ektron
5 1 (1.12%) Twitter
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Mortimer Spinks
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