The table below looks at the statistics for Agile Software Development skills in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Agile Software Development over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Agile Software Development
Rank 7 4 4
Rank change year-on-year
-3 0
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 24 24 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 12.63% 12.18% 17.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 15.69% 14.37% 22.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 10 4
Median daily rate £500 £463 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% +32.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £350 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £503 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.65 £40.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+6.62% +10.34%
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 Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
153 167 141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 80.53% 84.77% 75.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 70 47
Median daily rate £500 £475 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £320 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Median hourly rate £35.00 - £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

Agile Software Development
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Midlands region citing Agile Software Development as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Agile Software Development Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

Agile Software Development
Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

Agile Software Development
Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016.

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

Agile Software Development
Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Agile Software Development Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Agile Software Development also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Midlands region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 20 (40.00%) Waterfall
2 16 (32.00%) CRM
2 16 (32.00%) SharePoint
2 16 (32.00%) Retail
3 15 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 15 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (30.00%) SDLC
4 14 (28.00%) Case Management
4 14 (28.00%) C#
4 14 (28.00%) .NET
4 14 (28.00%) Dynamics CRM
5 13 (26.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 13 (26.00%) Integration Testing
5 13 (26.00%) Scrum
5 13 (26.00%) Business Analysis
5 13 (26.00%) SAP
5 13 (26.00%) Office 365
6 12 (24.00%) Skype for Business
6 12 (24.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 12 (24.00%) Yammer
6 12 (24.00%) SQL
6 12 (24.00%) Oracle
6 12 (24.00%) SQL Server
6 12 (24.00%) Business Intelligence
6 12 (24.00%) Windows
6 12 (24.00%) Oracle Reports
6 12 (24.00%) MS Excel
6 12 (24.00%) Active Directory
6 12 (24.00%) BizTalk Server
6 12 (24.00%) Salesforce.com

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 16 (32.00%) SharePoint
2 12 (24.00%) BizTalk Server
2 12 (24.00%) Skype for Business
3 2 (4.00%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (2.00%) CMS
4 1 (2.00%) Confluence
4 1 (2.00%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (2.00%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (2.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 12 (24.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.00%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 14 (28.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (26.00%) Office 365
2 12 (24.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (24.00%) Yammer
3 2 (4.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.00%) DNS
1 2 (4.00%) Firewall
1 2 (4.00%) HTTP
2 1 (2.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (24.00%) Oracle Reports
1 12 (24.00%) SQL Server
1 12 (24.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (8.00%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (6.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.00%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.00%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 4 (8.00%) JIRA
2 3 (6.00%) Selenium
3 2 (4.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (4.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (4.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.00%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.00%) SpecFlow
General
1 16 (32.00%) Retail
2 2 (4.00%) Automotive
3 1 (2.00%) Finance
3 1 (2.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (24.00%) Architect
2 9 (18.00%) Developer
2 9 (18.00%) Solutions Architect
3 7 (14.00%) Consultant
3 7 (14.00%) CRM Consultant
3 7 (14.00%) CRM Technical Consultant
3 7 (14.00%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
3 7 (14.00%) Microsoft Consultant
3 7 (14.00%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
3 7 (14.00%) Technical Consultant
4 6 (12.00%) Analyst
4 6 (12.00%) Project Manager
5 5 (10.00%) Business Analyst
5 5 (10.00%) CRM Architect
5 5 (10.00%) CRM Solutions Architect
5 5 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM Architect
6 4 (8.00%) Agile Business Analyst
6 4 (8.00%) Agile Project Manager
6 4 (8.00%) Migration Consultant
7 3 (6.00%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (28.00%) .NET
2 7 (14.00%) COM
3 6 (12.00%) Web Services
4 2 (4.00%) Behat
4 2 (4.00%) Django
4 2 (4.00%) Doctrine
4 2 (4.00%) HTML
4 2 (4.00%) Symfony
5 1 (2.00%) AngularJS
5 1 (2.00%) EDI
5 1 (2.00%) Java EE
5 1 (2.00%) Java SE
5 1 (2.00%) JSON
5 1 (2.00%) Node.js
5 1 (2.00%) REST
5 1 (2.00%) RESTful
5 1 (2.00%) SOAP
5 1 (2.00%) Spring
5 1 (2.00%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 15 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (10.00%) Management Information System
3 4 (8.00%) Data Integration
4 2 (4.00%) iPad
5 1 (2.00%) EPoS
5 1 (2.00%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.00%) Smart Meter
5 1 (2.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (24.00%) Windows
2 5 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (40.00%) Waterfall
2 16 (32.00%) CRM
3 15 (30.00%) SDLC
4 14 (28.00%) Case Management
5 13 (26.00%) Business Analysis
5 13 (26.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 13 (26.00%) Integration Testing
5 13 (26.00%) Scrum
6 12 (24.00%) Business Intelligence
6 12 (24.00%) Data Management
6 12 (24.00%) Document Management
6 12 (24.00%) TOGAF
6 12 (24.00%) Zachman Framework
7 8 (16.00%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (14.00%) Migration
9 6 (12.00%) BDD
10 5 (10.00%) E-Commerce
10 5 (10.00%) Presales
10 5 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (8.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (28.00%) C#
2 12 (24.00%) SQL
3 5 (10.00%) T-SQL
4 4 (8.00%) Java
5 2 (4.00%) PHP
5 2 (4.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (8.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (6.00%) Degree
3 2 (4.00%) ISEB
4 1 (2.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (2.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 12 (24.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.00%) Docker
Vendors
1 15 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 13 (26.00%) SAP
3 12 (24.00%) Infor
3 12 (24.00%) Oracle
3 12 (24.00%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (4.00%) ATG
5 1 (2.00%) Sitecore
5 1 (2.00%) Wind River