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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 5 7 6
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 238 166 212
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 14.98% 10.94% 13.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 19.60% 15.19% 17.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 89 110
Average daily rate
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£380 £410 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.31% +20.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £47.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +14.86%
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
1214 1093 1203
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 76.40% 72.05% 74.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 749 582 622
Average daily rate £375 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 50 50
Average hourly rate £19.08 £17.50 £35.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.02% -50.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.21 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.50 £56.48
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+27.45% -15.00%

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 27 August 2015.

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 27 August 2015. 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 +1 87 £375 -16.66% 40
Northamptonshire +3 73 £450 +11.80% 23
Leicestershire +11 38 £308 -5.38% 15
Derbyshire +3 15 £375 +17.18% 20
Lincolnshire +3 5 £364 +3.92% 20
Agile Software Development
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, 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.

1 143 (27.39%) Java
2 128 (24.52%) Scrum
3 120 (22.99%) C#
4 115 (22.03%) .NET
5 106 (20.31%) Finance
6 104 (19.92%) JavaScript
7 98 (18.77%) E-Commerce
8 93 (17.82%) SQL
9 89 (17.05%) HTML
10 87 (16.67%) Waterfall
11 86 (16.48%) TDD
12 85 (16.28%) CSS
12 85 (16.28%) Web Services
13 84 (16.09%) MVC
14 71 (13.60%) ASP.NET
15 59 (11.30%) Retail
16 58 (11.11%) HTML5
16 58 (11.11%) SQL Server
16 58 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
17 55 (10.54%) Microsoft
18 53 (10.15%) Oracle
19 46 (8.81%) hybris
20 44 (8.43%) Spring
20 44 (8.43%) JIRA
20 44 (8.43%) SOA
21 43 (8.24%) SAP
21 43 (8.24%) CSS3
21 43 (8.24%) Jenkins
22 42 (8.05%) SDLC
22 42 (8.05%) jQuery

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, 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 30 (5.75%) JBoss
2 18 (3.45%) Apache
3 15 (2.87%) Tomcat
3 15 (2.87%) Apache Solr
4 14 (2.68%) Confluence
5 13 (2.49%) CMS
6 9 (1.72%) WebSphere
7 7 (1.34%) Mule
7 7 (1.34%) Node.js
7 7 (1.34%) Mule ESB
8 6 (1.15%) SharePoint
9 4 (0.77%) Apache Pig
9 4 (0.77%) WordPress
9 4 (0.77%) DNN
9 4 (0.77%) Umbraco
9 4 (0.77%) IIS
10 3 (0.57%) SharePoint 2013
10 3 (0.57%) SharePoint 2010
10 3 (0.57%) SAS
11 1 (0.19%) WebLogic Integration
Applications
1 26 (4.98%) MS Excel
2 17 (3.26%) MS Office
3 15 (2.87%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (0.96%) Photoshop
4 5 (0.96%) MS Project
5 4 (0.77%) Adobe Illustrator
6 3 (0.57%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.19%) Simulink
7 1 (0.19%) GNU Octave
Business Applications
1 15 (2.87%) SAP SCM
2 12 (2.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 9 (1.72%) SAP APO
4 8 (1.53%) Magento
5 3 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.19%) BusinessWorks
6 1 (0.19%) Cognos TM1
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.19%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.53%) GitHub
2 6 (1.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (0.96%) SaaS
4 3 (0.57%) Office 365
5 2 (0.38%) PaaS
5 2 (0.38%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.19%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.19%) Amazon EMR
6 1 (0.19%) Google Drive
6 1 (0.19%) Azure Machine Learning
Communications & Networking
1 9 (1.72%) Intranet
2 7 (1.34%) Extranet
3 4 (0.77%) LAN
3 4 (0.77%) WAN
3 4 (0.77%) Internet
4 3 (0.57%) MPLS
5 2 (0.38%) RTP
5 2 (0.38%) H.323
5 2 (0.38%) Firewall
5 2 (0.38%) RNC
5 2 (0.38%) Wireshark
5 2 (0.38%) Radio Access Network
5 2 (0.38%) Ethernet
5 2 (0.38%) SDH
5 2 (0.38%) UMTS
5 2 (0.38%) ATM
5 2 (0.38%) GSM
5 2 (0.38%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.19%) DNS
6 1 (0.19%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 20 (3.83%) MySQL
3 16 (3.07%) Oracle Database
4 14 (2.68%) Relational Database
5 12 (2.30%) SQL Server 2008
5 12 (2.30%) MongoDB
6 10 (1.92%) NoSQL
6 10 (1.92%) Hadoop
7 6 (1.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (0.77%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (0.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (0.77%) Azure SQL Database
8 4 (0.77%) DB2
8 4 (0.77%) Apache Hive
8 4 (0.77%) Redis
9 3 (0.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (0.57%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (0.57%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.38%) Data Mining
10 2 (0.38%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 44 (8.43%) JIRA
2 43 (8.24%) Jenkins
3 33 (6.32%) Git (software)
4 30 (5.75%) JUnit
5 27 (5.17%) Subversion
6 24 (4.60%) Maven
7 23 (4.41%) Team Foundation Server
8 19 (3.64%) Selenium
8 19 (3.64%) Visual Studio
9 9 (1.72%) Spock
10 8 (1.53%) Ant
10 8 (1.53%) Lombardi
11 7 (1.34%) SoapUI
11 7 (1.34%) Grunt
11 7 (1.34%) Ranorex
11 7 (1.34%) gulp
12 6 (1.15%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 6 (1.15%) WebDriver
13 5 (0.96%) Eclipse
13 5 (0.96%) NeoLoad
General
1 106 (20.31%) Finance
2 59 (11.30%) Retail
3 31 (5.94%) Marketing
4 28 (5.36%) Manufacturing
5 26 (4.98%) Banking
6 14 (2.68%) Telecoms
7 12 (2.30%) Electronics
8 5 (0.96%) Front Office
8 5 (0.96%) Publishing
9 3 (0.57%) Back Office
9 3 (0.57%) Law
10 2 (0.38%) Legal
10 2 (0.38%) Automotive
11 1 (0.19%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.19%) Games
Job Titles
1 234 (44.83%) Developer
2 76 (14.56%) Analyst
3 50 (9.58%) Architect
4 46 (8.81%) .NET Developer
5 40 (7.66%) Business Analyst
6 35 (6.70%) Java Developer
7 32 (6.13%) C# Developer
8 29 (5.56%) C# .NET Developer
9 25 (4.79%) Project Manager
9 25 (4.79%) Test Analyst
9 25 (4.79%) Solutions Architect
10 20 (3.83%) Web Developer
11 19 (3.64%) Senior Developer
11 19 (3.64%) Front-End Developer
12 18 (3.45%) Agile Test Analyst
13 16 (3.07%) Software Engineer
14 14 (2.68%) Hybris Developer
15 13 (2.49%) DevOps Engineer
15 13 (2.49%) ASP.NET Developer
16 12 (2.30%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 115 (22.03%) .NET
2 89 (17.05%) HTML
3 85 (16.28%) CSS
3 85 (16.28%) Web Services
4 71 (13.60%) ASP.NET
5 58 (11.11%) HTML5
6 44 (8.43%) Spring
7 43 (8.24%) CSS3
8 42 (8.05%) jQuery
9 34 (6.51%) ASP.NET MVC
10 33 (6.32%) AngularJS
11 31 (5.94%) XML
12 30 (5.75%) Java EE
13 28 (5.36%) SOAP
14 24 (4.60%) REST
15 23 (4.41%) Hibernate
16 20 (3.83%) JSP
17 19 (3.64%) RESTful
18 18 (3.45%) Spring MVC
19 16 (3.07%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 30 (5.75%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (5.56%) User Experience
3 19 (3.64%) Mobile App
4 18 (3.45%) Computer Science
5 12 (2.30%) DTV
6 7 (1.34%) Life Science
7 5 (0.96%) Mathematics
7 5 (0.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 5 (0.96%) Inversion of Control
8 4 (0.77%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (0.77%) Data Centre
8 4 (0.77%) Management Information System
8 4 (0.77%) Physics
8 4 (0.77%) Taxonomies
8 4 (0.77%) Ontologies
8 4 (0.77%) CMDB
9 3 (0.57%) CESG
10 2 (0.38%) Graphic Design
11 1 (0.19%) iSeries
11 1 (0.19%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 37 (7.09%) Linux
2 29 (5.56%) UNIX
3 18 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 15 (2.87%) Windows
5 7 (1.34%) Ubuntu
5 7 (1.34%) Apple iOS
6 4 (0.77%) Android
7 1 (0.19%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.19%) VxWorks
7 1 (0.19%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 128 (24.52%) Scrum
2 98 (18.77%) E-Commerce
3 87 (16.67%) Waterfall
4 86 (16.48%) TDD
5 84 (16.09%) MVC
6 58 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
7 44 (8.43%) SOA
8 42 (8.05%) SDLC
9 37 (7.09%) Continuous Integration
10 35 (6.70%) Project Management
11 34 (6.51%) B2C
11 34 (6.51%) BDD
12 30 (5.75%) DevOps
12 30 (5.75%) B2B
13 28 (5.36%) Business Intelligence
14 27 (5.17%) Software Engineering
15 24 (4.60%) Mentoring
16 23 (4.41%) Unit Testing
16 23 (4.41%) V-Model
17 22 (4.21%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 143 (27.39%) Java
2 120 (22.99%) C#
3 104 (19.92%) JavaScript
4 93 (17.82%) SQL
5 29 (5.56%) Ruby
6 24 (4.60%) PL/SQL
7 16 (3.07%) VB.NET
8 14 (2.68%) PHP
9 13 (2.49%) VB
10 12 (2.30%) C++
11 10 (1.92%) Perl
11 10 (1.92%) Python
12 8 (1.53%) T-SQL
13 6 (1.15%) Objective-C
13 6 (1.15%) Bash Shell
14 5 (0.96%) AWK
14 5 (0.96%) VB6
14 5 (0.96%) ABAP
14 5 (0.96%) C
15 3 (0.57%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 33 (6.32%) Degree
2 5 (0.96%) Chartered Engineer
2 5 (0.96%) Security Cleared
3 4 (0.77%) SC Cleared
3 4 (0.77%) ISEB
4 3 (0.57%) Sun Certification
4 3 (0.57%) HND
4 3 (0.57%) OCMJD
5 2 (0.38%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.38%) PMI Certification
5 2 (0.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.19%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.19%) Six Sigma Green Belt
6 1 (0.19%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
6 1 (0.19%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.19%) PMP
6 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (7.85%) QA
2 15 (2.87%) ISO 9001
2 15 (2.87%) TickIT
3 4 (0.77%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.57%) BS25999
5 2 (0.38%) SLA
6 1 (0.19%) DO-178B
6 1 (0.19%) P3O
System Software
1 5 (0.96%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.57%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (0.19%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 1 (0.19%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 28 (5.36%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (1.53%) Puppet
3 6 (1.15%) Zenoss
3 6 (1.15%) Ansible
4 5 (0.96%) yum
5 4 (0.77%) Pingdom
6 2 (0.38%) CA LISA
6 2 (0.38%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.19%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.19%) BMC PATROL
7 1 (0.19%) BMC Performance Manager
7 1 (0.19%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.19%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 55 (10.54%) Microsoft
2 53 (10.15%) Oracle
3 46 (8.81%) hybris
4 43 (8.24%) SAP
5 23 (4.41%) Endeca
6 12 (2.30%) IBM
7 11 (2.11%) Red Hat
8 10 (1.92%) Informatica
8 10 (1.92%) JDA
9 8 (1.53%) RedPrairie
10 6 (1.15%) ATG
10 6 (1.15%) HP
11 5 (0.96%) New Relic
12 3 (0.57%) OpenText
12 3 (0.57%) Sun
12 3 (0.57%) TIBCO
12 3 (0.57%) Google
12 3 (0.57%) Cisco
12 3 (0.57%) Demandware
13 2 (0.38%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
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