The table below looks at the statistics for Agile Software Development skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands 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 12 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
12 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 7 6 35
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +29
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 168 226 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 10.88% 13.61% 4.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 15.40% 18.54% 6.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 113 30
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£425 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £254 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £598 £437 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £41.25 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-15.15% +11.48%
Agile Software Development
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1091 1219 1024
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 70.66% 73.39% 66.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 587 621 447
Average daily rate £398 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.57% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £488 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 50 75
Average hourly rate £17.50 £35.50 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.70% +4.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.50 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £56.16 £65.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -

Agile Software Development
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

Agile Software Development Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Agile Software Development
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Agile Software Development
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Agile Software Development across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 12 September 2014.

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Agile Software Development
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Agile Software Development Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Agile Software Development
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Software Development within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 12 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire 0 71 £450 +41.73% 25
Northamptonshire -2 56 £425 +25.46% 23
Leicestershire -21 15 £325 -8.45% 13
Derbyshire -2 7 £338 +25.00% 8
Lincolnshire -5 5 £350 - 3
Agile Software Development
England

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 12 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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.

1 101 (30.15%) Scrum
2 79 (23.58%) C#
2 79 (23.58%) .NET
3 71 (21.19%) Finance
4 67 (20.00%) Java
5 61 (18.21%) JavaScript
5 61 (18.21%) E-Commerce
6 49 (14.63%) CSS
7 46 (13.73%) HTML
7 46 (13.73%) TDD
8 45 (13.43%) Retail
8 45 (13.43%) Waterfall
9 42 (12.54%) Web Services
10 40 (11.94%) SQL Server
11 39 (11.64%) SQL
12 38 (11.34%) XML
13 37 (11.04%) MVC
14 33 (9.85%) Ajax
15 31 (9.25%) ASP.NET
15 31 (9.25%) jQuery
16 30 (8.96%) Selenium
17 29 (8.66%) Continuous Integration
18 27 (8.06%) Oracle
19 26 (7.76%) Linux
19 26 (7.76%) Project Management
20 25 (7.46%) Kanban
20 25 (7.46%) Business Analysis
21 24 (7.16%) WCF
21 24 (7.16%) Unit Testing
21 24 (7.16%) Microsoft

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 12 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 14 (4.18%) WebSphere
2 13 (3.88%) Apache
3 9 (2.69%) Tomcat
4 8 (2.39%) SharePoint
4 8 (2.39%) CMS
5 6 (1.79%) IIS
6 4 (1.19%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (1.19%) Node.js
7 3 (0.90%) CICS
7 3 (0.90%) Apache Solr
8 2 (0.60%) Confluence
8 2 (0.60%) Oracle Service Bus
8 2 (0.60%) WordPress
8 2 (0.60%) Sitecore CMS
8 2 (0.60%) Liferay
8 2 (0.60%) Joomla!
8 2 (0.60%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.60%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (0.60%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (0.60%) WebLogic
Applications
1 9 (2.69%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.09%) Photoshop
3 4 (1.19%) MS Office
4 3 (0.90%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (0.90%) MS Project
5 2 (0.60%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.30%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 4 (1.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.90%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.60%) SAP CO
3 2 (0.60%) Tridion
3 2 (0.60%) SAP FI
3 2 (0.60%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.30%) Teamcenter
4 1 (0.30%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.30%) VisionPLUS
4 1 (0.30%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.30%) Magento
4 1 (0.30%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.79%) PaaS
2 5 (1.49%) Rackspace Cloud
2 5 (1.49%) Google Apps
3 3 (0.90%) Force.com
4 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.30%) SaaS
4 1 (0.30%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.39%) LDAP
2 7 (2.09%) SSL
3 6 (1.79%) HTTP
4 5 (1.49%) LAN
4 5 (1.49%) WAN
4 5 (1.49%) SAN
4 5 (1.49%) SSH
5 3 (0.90%) HTTPS
6 2 (0.60%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (0.30%) NFC
7 1 (0.30%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (11.94%) SQL Server
2 21 (6.27%) MySQL
3 8 (2.39%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (2.39%) MongoDB
3 8 (2.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (1.79%) DB2
5 5 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (1.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (0.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (0.90%) Hadoop
7 3 (0.90%) NoSQL
8 2 (0.60%) Big Data
8 2 (0.60%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (0.60%) Couchbase
8 2 (0.60%) MariaDB
8 2 (0.60%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.60%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (0.60%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.60%) SAP BW
9 1 (0.30%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 30 (8.96%) Selenium
2 23 (6.87%) Cucumber
2 23 (6.87%) Jenkins
3 20 (5.97%) Maven
4 15 (4.48%) JIRA
5 12 (3.58%) NUnit
5 12 (3.58%) Team Foundation Server
6 11 (3.28%) JUnit
7 10 (2.99%) Eclipse
8 9 (2.69%) Git (software)
9 8 (2.39%) MSTest
9 8 (2.39%) Visual Studio
9 8 (2.39%) Gradle
10 7 (2.09%) WebDriver
11 6 (1.79%) Hudson
11 6 (1.79%) Subversion
12 5 (1.49%) Moq
13 4 (1.19%) SoapUI
13 4 (1.19%) Calabash
14 3 (0.90%) JBehave
General
1 71 (21.19%) Finance
2 45 (13.43%) Retail
3 15 (4.48%) Banking
4 8 (2.39%) Marketing
5 6 (1.79%) Manufacturing
6 5 (1.49%) Telecoms
6 5 (1.49%) Front Office
7 4 (1.19%) Electronics
7 4 (1.19%) Advertising
8 3 (0.90%) Legal
9 2 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.30%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.30%) Back Office
10 1 (0.30%) Publishing
10 1 (0.30%) Games
10 1 (0.30%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 140 (41.79%) Developer
2 51 (15.22%) Analyst
3 37 (11.04%) C# Developer
4 32 (9.55%) Business Analyst
5 30 (8.96%) Project Manager
6 29 (8.66%) Java Developer
7 28 (8.36%) .NET Developer
8 16 (4.78%) Architect
9 15 (4.48%) Test Analyst
10 14 (4.18%) Tester
10 14 (4.18%) C# .NET Developer
11 13 (3.88%) Web Developer
12 11 (3.28%) Senior Analyst
13 10 (2.99%) Senior Business Analyst
13 10 (2.99%) Test Leader
14 9 (2.69%) Technical Architect
15 8 (2.39%) Solutions Architect
15 8 (2.39%) Development Manager
15 8 (2.39%) PHP Developer
15 8 (2.39%) Agile Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (23.58%) .NET
2 49 (14.63%) CSS
3 46 (13.73%) HTML
4 42 (12.54%) Web Services
5 38 (11.34%) XML
6 33 (9.85%) Ajax
7 31 (9.25%) ASP.NET
7 31 (9.25%) jQuery
8 24 (7.16%) WCF
8 24 (7.16%) J2EE
9 22 (6.57%) HTML5
10 21 (6.27%) CSS3
11 20 (5.97%) JSON
12 19 (5.67%) WPF
13 16 (4.78%) ASP.NET MVC
13 16 (4.78%) Spring
14 14 (4.18%) FIX Protocol
15 13 (3.88%) WinForms
16 12 (3.58%) RESTful
16 12 (3.58%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 17 (5.07%) User Experience
2 15 (4.48%) Open Source
3 14 (4.18%) Mobile App
4 13 (3.88%) Fixed Income
5 9 (2.69%) N-Tier
5 9 (2.69%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (2.39%) Enterprise Software
7 7 (2.09%) Computer Science
8 6 (1.79%) Management Information System
9 4 (1.19%) Chip and PIN
9 4 (1.19%) DTV
9 4 (1.19%) Mainframe
9 4 (1.19%) Smart Meter
9 4 (1.19%) Inversion of Control
10 1 (0.30%) New Media
10 1 (0.30%) Visualisation
10 1 (0.30%) iPhone
10 1 (0.30%) GIS
10 1 (0.30%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.30%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 26 (7.76%) Linux
2 24 (7.16%) Windows
3 8 (2.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (1.79%) Windows 7
4 6 (1.79%) Android
5 5 (1.49%) AIX
5 5 (1.49%) Apple iOS
5 5 (1.49%) CentOS
6 4 (1.19%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (1.19%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (1.19%) Windows XP
7 3 (0.90%) UNIX
8 2 (0.60%) Solaris
9 1 (0.30%) HPUX
9 1 (0.30%) Windows CE
9 1 (0.30%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (30.15%) Scrum
2 61 (18.21%) E-Commerce
3 46 (13.73%) TDD
4 45 (13.43%) Waterfall
5 37 (11.04%) MVC
6 29 (8.66%) Continuous Integration
7 26 (7.76%) Project Management
8 25 (7.46%) Business Analysis
8 25 (7.46%) Kanban
9 24 (7.16%) Unit Testing
10 23 (6.87%) User Acceptance Testing
11 21 (6.27%) BDD
11 21 (6.27%) Stakeholder Management
12 19 (5.67%) Use Case
13 18 (5.37%) PRINCE2
13 18 (5.37%) OO
14 15 (4.48%) Change Management
15 14 (4.18%) UML
16 13 (3.88%) Programme Management
16 13 (3.88%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 79 (23.58%) C#
2 67 (20.00%) Java
3 61 (18.21%) JavaScript
4 39 (11.64%) SQL
5 18 (5.37%) C++
6 17 (5.07%) Ruby
7 14 (4.18%) PHP
8 8 (2.39%) XAML
9 5 (1.49%) Objective-C
10 4 (1.19%) PL/SQL
11 3 (0.90%) COBOL
11 3 (0.90%) Perl
11 3 (0.90%) VB.NET
11 3 (0.90%) Python
11 3 (0.90%) Bash Shell
11 3 (0.90%) C
12 2 (0.60%) PowerShell
12 2 (0.60%) T-SQL
12 2 (0.60%) VB
13 1 (0.30%) Scala
Qualifications
1 21 (6.27%) Degree
2 19 (5.67%) ISEB
3 16 (4.78%) Security Cleared
4 12 (3.58%) SC Cleared
4 12 (3.58%) ISTQB
5 8 (2.39%) BC Cleared
6 5 (1.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 5 (1.49%) Sun Certification
7 2 (0.60%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.60%) PMP
7 2 (0.60%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.60%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (0.30%) MCITP
8 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.30%) MBA
8 1 (0.30%) Six Sigma Black Belt
8 1 (0.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.30%) Six Sigma Green Belt
8 1 (0.30%) APMG
8 1 (0.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (6.27%) QA
2 1 (0.30%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (1.19%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.30%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 10 (2.99%) HP Quality Center
1 10 (2.99%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (1.19%) SCCM
3 3 (0.90%) Puppet
Vendors
1 27 (8.06%) Oracle
2 24 (7.16%) Microsoft
3 15 (4.48%) hybris
4 12 (3.58%) IBM
5 11 (3.28%) SAP
6 9 (2.69%) HP
7 8 (2.39%) Adobe
7 8 (2.39%) Cisco
8 7 (2.09%) VMware
9 6 (1.79%) Sun
10 5 (1.49%) Google
10 5 (1.49%) Rackspace
11 4 (1.19%) ATG
11 4 (1.19%) Salesforce.com
12 3 (0.90%) Red Hat
13 2 (0.60%) Zend
13 2 (0.60%) Sitecore
13 2 (0.60%) Splunk
14 1 (0.30%) TSYS
14 1 (0.30%) T-Plan
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Rate: Unspecified £neg
Posted: 2 days ago
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Rate: £450 - £550 per day
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Derbyshire
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Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leicestershire
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Rate: £325 - £425 per day
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