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 2 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 31 14 57
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +43
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 74 132 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 4.85% 7.96% 2.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.90% 10.86% 3.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 58 16
Average daily rate
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£425 £343 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.08% -0.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £264 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £57.50 £41.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+40.24% +13.88%
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
1073 1215 987
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 70.31% 73.28% 66.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 572 624 434
Average daily rate £400 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £200 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 47 60
Average hourly rate £17.50 £35.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.70% +1.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.30 £13.71
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £56.16 £65.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-11.66% -3.22%

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 2 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 2 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 -6 29 £450 +50.00% 24
Northamptonshire -15 22 £425 +15.25% 18
Leicestershire -28 9 - - 10
Derbyshire -3 4 £325 +22.64% 9
Lincolnshire -5 3 £350 - 1
Agile Software Development
England

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

For the 6 months to 2 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 40 (26.67%) Finance
2 38 (25.33%) .NET
3 35 (23.33%) C#
4 32 (21.33%) JavaScript
5 30 (20.00%) Java
6 28 (18.67%) HTML
7 26 (17.33%) E-Commerce
8 24 (16.00%) CSS
8 24 (16.00%) Scrum
8 24 (16.00%) jQuery
9 23 (15.33%) Web Services
9 23 (15.33%) XML
10 22 (14.67%) SQL Server
10 22 (14.67%) TDD
11 21 (14.00%) Continuous Integration
11 21 (14.00%) MVC
12 19 (12.67%) Retail
12 19 (12.67%) Ajax
13 18 (12.00%) Unit Testing
14 17 (11.33%) J2EE
14 17 (11.33%) SQL
14 17 (11.33%) HTML5
15 15 (10.00%) CSS3
15 15 (10.00%) Kanban
16 14 (9.33%) Degree
16 14 (9.33%) JSON
17 13 (8.67%) C++
17 13 (8.67%) ASP.NET
17 13 (8.67%) Selenium
17 13 (8.67%) WCF

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

For the 6 months to 2 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 7 (4.67%) Apache
2 6 (4.00%) WebSphere
3 4 (2.67%) Node.js
4 3 (2.00%) Tomcat
4 3 (2.00%) SharePoint
4 3 (2.00%) CMS
5 2 (1.33%) Joomla!
5 2 (1.33%) NServiceBus
5 2 (1.33%) Apache Solr
5 2 (1.33%) IIS
5 2 (1.33%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.67%) Liferay
6 1 (0.67%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.67%) Confluence
6 1 (0.67%) DNN
6 1 (0.67%) Drupal
6 1 (0.67%) GlassFish
6 1 (0.67%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.67%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (2.67%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.00%) Photoshop
2 3 (2.00%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (1.33%) MS Project
3 2 (1.33%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.67%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.33%) Tridion
1 2 (1.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.67%) WebTrends
2 1 (0.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.67%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.33%) Rackspace Cloud
2 3 (2.00%) PaaS
3 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.33%) SSL
1 5 (3.33%) SSH
2 3 (2.00%) HTTP
3 1 (0.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (14.67%) SQL Server
2 10 (6.67%) MySQL
3 7 (4.67%) MongoDB
3 7 (4.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (2.00%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (1.33%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.33%) Big Data
6 2 (1.33%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.33%) Couchbase
6 2 (1.33%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (1.33%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.67%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (0.67%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 1 (0.67%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.67%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 13 (8.67%) Selenium
2 12 (8.00%) Maven
2 12 (8.00%) Jenkins
3 7 (4.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (4.00%) JIRA
4 6 (4.00%) JUnit
4 6 (4.00%) Cucumber
4 6 (4.00%) Gradle
5 5 (3.33%) Eclipse
5 5 (3.33%) Subversion
6 4 (2.67%) Git (software)
6 4 (2.67%) Visual Studio
7 3 (2.00%) Hudson
8 2 (1.33%) Jasmine
8 2 (1.33%) Grunt
8 2 (1.33%) Karma Test Runner
8 2 (1.33%) Yeoman
8 2 (1.33%) Bower
8 2 (1.33%) QuickTest Pro
8 2 (1.33%) WebDriver
General
1 40 (26.67%) Finance
2 19 (12.67%) Retail
3 5 (3.33%) Banking
3 5 (3.33%) Front Office
4 2 (1.33%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.33%) Legal
5 1 (0.67%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.67%) Publishing
5 1 (0.67%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.67%) Back Office
5 1 (0.67%) Electronics
5 1 (0.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 80 (53.33%) Developer
2 21 (14.00%) Java Developer
3 20 (13.33%) Analyst
4 19 (12.67%) .NET Developer
5 14 (9.33%) C# Developer
5 14 (9.33%) Project Manager
6 12 (8.00%) Business Analyst
7 8 (5.33%) Test Analyst
8 7 (4.67%) Web Developer
8 7 (4.67%) C# .NET Developer
9 6 (4.00%) Agile Coach
9 6 (4.00%) Senior Analyst
9 6 (4.00%) PHP Developer
9 6 (4.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 5 (3.33%) Senior Business Analyst
10 5 (3.33%) J2EE Developer
10 5 (3.33%) Software Developer
10 5 (3.33%) DevOps Engineer
10 5 (3.33%) Hybris Developer
10 5 (3.33%) Agile Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (25.33%) .NET
2 28 (18.67%) HTML
3 24 (16.00%) CSS
3 24 (16.00%) jQuery
4 23 (15.33%) Web Services
4 23 (15.33%) XML
5 19 (12.67%) Ajax
6 17 (11.33%) J2EE
6 17 (11.33%) HTML5
7 15 (10.00%) CSS3
8 14 (9.33%) JSON
9 13 (8.67%) WCF
9 13 (8.67%) ASP.NET
10 12 (8.00%) FIX Protocol
10 12 (8.00%) Spring
11 11 (7.33%) Java SE
11 11 (7.33%) RESTful
12 9 (6.00%) Hibernate
12 9 (6.00%) SOAP
13 7 (4.67%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.33%) Fixed Income
2 6 (4.00%) Computer Science
2 6 (4.00%) Management Information System
3 4 (2.67%) Mobile App
4 3 (2.00%) Open Source
5 1 (0.67%) New Media
5 1 (0.67%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.67%) iPhone
5 1 (0.67%) Smart Meter
5 1 (0.67%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.67%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.67%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.67%) DTV
5 1 (0.67%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 10 (6.67%) Linux
2 5 (3.33%) CentOS
2 5 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (2.67%) Windows
4 3 (2.00%) UNIX
5 2 (1.33%) AIX
5 2 (1.33%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.67%) Android
6 1 (0.67%) HPUX
6 1 (0.67%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (17.33%) E-Commerce
2 24 (16.00%) Scrum
3 22 (14.67%) TDD
4 21 (14.00%) MVC
4 21 (14.00%) Continuous Integration
5 18 (12.00%) Unit Testing
6 15 (10.00%) Kanban
7 12 (8.00%) Business Analysis
8 11 (7.33%) Use Case
9 9 (6.00%) PRINCE2
9 9 (6.00%) Coaching
10 8 (5.33%) Business Intelligence
10 8 (5.33%) Configuration Management
10 8 (5.33%) Change Management
10 8 (5.33%) Multithreading
11 7 (4.67%) Web Development
11 7 (4.67%) Project Management
11 7 (4.67%) Data Modelling
11 7 (4.67%) Waterfall
11 7 (4.67%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 35 (23.33%) C#
2 32 (21.33%) JavaScript
3 30 (20.00%) Java
4 17 (11.33%) SQL
5 13 (8.67%) C++
6 9 (6.00%) PHP
7 8 (5.33%) Ruby
8 2 (1.33%) T-SQL
8 2 (1.33%) VB
8 2 (1.33%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.33%) Perl
8 2 (1.33%) Python
9 1 (0.67%) VB6
9 1 (0.67%) C
9 1 (0.67%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.67%) PHP5
9 1 (0.67%) Groovy
9 1 (0.67%) R
9 1 (0.67%) Golang
Qualifications
1 14 (9.33%) Degree
2 8 (5.33%) ISEB
3 7 (4.67%) Security Cleared
4 6 (4.00%) ISTQB
5 5 (3.33%) Sun Certification
6 4 (2.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (2.00%) SC Cleared
8 2 (1.33%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.67%) MBA
9 1 (0.67%) MCITP
9 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.67%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.67%) APMG
9 1 (0.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.67%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (0.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (5.33%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (2.00%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (1.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (7.33%) Microsoft
2 9 (6.00%) Oracle
3 5 (3.33%) Sun
3 5 (3.33%) IBM
3 5 (3.33%) hybris
3 5 (3.33%) Rackspace
4 4 (2.67%) Adobe
5 2 (1.33%) Sitecore
5 2 (1.33%) Splunk
5 2 (1.33%) HP
6 1 (0.67%) TIBCO
6 1 (0.67%) Perforce
6 1 (0.67%) VMware
6 1 (0.67%) Business Objects
6 1 (0.67%) SAP
6 1 (0.67%) Cisco
6 1 (0.67%) T-Plan
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