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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Agile Software Development over the 3 months to 19 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 4 22 15
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -7
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 33 4 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 16.84% 2.22% 7.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 24.09% 3.42% 12.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 14
Average daily rate
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£350 £500 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +33.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £175.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £41.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-14.63% +9.33%
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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
137 117 190
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 69.90% 65.00% 65.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 58 65
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £310 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 2
Average hourly rate £37.00 - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

Agile Software Development
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 30 (54.55%) Retail
1 30 (54.55%) E-Commerce
2 25 (45.45%) UML
2 25 (45.45%) Workflow
3 24 (43.64%) ATG
4 12 (21.82%) Microsoft
5 11 (20.00%) CRM
6 10 (18.18%) Business Analysis
7 9 (16.36%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (16.36%) User Experience
8 8 (14.55%) Scrum
8 8 (14.55%) Visual Studio
8 8 (14.55%) iPad
9 7 (12.73%) hybris
9 7 (12.73%) Use Case
9 7 (12.73%) SharePoint
10 6 (10.91%) B2C
10 6 (10.91%) CSS
10 6 (10.91%) HTML
10 6 (10.91%) .NET
10 6 (10.91%) WCF
10 6 (10.91%) JIRA
10 6 (10.91%) .NET Framework
10 6 (10.91%) Degree
10 6 (10.91%) Customer Engagement
10 6 (10.91%) Business Process Mapping
11 5 (9.09%) Waterfall
11 5 (9.09%) SharePoint 2013
11 5 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
11 5 (9.09%) Visual Studio Team System

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 (12.73%) SharePoint
2 5 (9.09%) SharePoint 2013
2 5 (9.09%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (5.45%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.64%) PowerPivot
3 1 (1.82%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.82%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.82%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.64%) HTTP
1 2 (3.64%) SSL
2 1 (1.82%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.27%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.82%) Data Mart
2 1 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 8 (14.55%) Visual Studio
2 6 (10.91%) JIRA
3 5 (9.09%) Visual Studio Team System
4 2 (3.64%) MSBuild
5 1 (1.82%) NuGet
5 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (1.82%) NCover
5 1 (1.82%) StyleCop
5 1 (1.82%) MSTest
5 1 (1.82%) NDepend
5 1 (1.82%) ReSharper
5 1 (1.82%) Selenium
5 1 (1.82%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.82%) ERwin
5 1 (1.82%) NUnit
5 1 (1.82%) Subversion
5 1 (1.82%) SpecFlow
General
1 30 (54.55%) Retail
2 4 (7.27%) Local Government
3 2 (3.64%) Finance
Job Titles
1 37 (67.27%) Analyst
2 32 (58.18%) Business Analyst
3 17 (30.91%) Agile Business Analyst
4 6 (10.91%) Developer
5 5 (9.09%) CRM Developer
5 5 (9.09%) Project Manager
6 4 (7.27%) Data Analyst
6 4 (7.27%) Microsoft Developer
6 4 (7.27%) Dynamics CRM Developer
7 3 (5.45%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
8 2 (3.64%) Implementation Manager
8 2 (3.64%) Implementation Project Manager
8 2 (3.64%) Contracts Manager
8 2 (3.64%) Software Engineer
8 2 (3.64%) Systems Manager
9 1 (1.82%) Governance Analyst
9 1 (1.82%) User Experience Researcher
9 1 (1.82%) Build and Release Engineer
9 1 (1.82%) Designer
9 1 (1.82%) Applications Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.91%) CSS
1 6 (10.91%) HTML
1 6 (10.91%) .NET
1 6 (10.91%) WCF
1 6 (10.91%) .NET Framework
2 5 (9.09%) ASP.NET
3 2 (3.64%) JMS
3 2 (3.64%) WSDL
3 2 (3.64%) SOAP
3 2 (3.64%) Web Services
3 2 (3.64%) XML
3 2 (3.64%) REST
4 1 (1.82%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 1 (1.82%) NHibernate
4 1 (1.82%) MDX
4 1 (1.82%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.36%) User Experience
2 8 (14.55%) iPad
3 4 (7.27%) Open Source
4 2 (3.64%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.82%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.82%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (1.82%) Social Media
5 1 (1.82%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.82%) Windows 8
1 1 (1.82%) Windows 7
1 1 (1.82%) Windows
1 1 (1.82%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (54.55%) E-Commerce
2 25 (45.45%) UML
2 25 (45.45%) Workflow
3 11 (20.00%) CRM
4 10 (18.18%) Business Analysis
5 9 (16.36%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (14.55%) Scrum
7 7 (12.73%) Use Case
8 6 (10.91%) B2C
8 6 (10.91%) Customer Engagement
8 6 (10.91%) Business Process Mapping
9 5 (9.09%) Waterfall
10 4 (7.27%) ITIL
11 3 (5.45%) Data Migration
11 3 (5.45%) Migration
11 3 (5.45%) TOGAF
11 3 (5.45%) PRINCE2
11 3 (5.45%) Data Modelling
11 3 (5.45%) Line Management
12 2 (3.64%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (9.09%) JavaScript
1 5 (9.09%) SQL
1 5 (9.09%) T-SQL
2 2 (3.64%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.82%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (10.91%) Degree
2 2 (3.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (3.64%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (3.64%) SC Cleared
2 2 (3.64%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.82%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.82%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.82%) COBIT
1 1 (1.82%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.82%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.82%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 24 (43.64%) ATG
2 12 (21.82%) Microsoft
3 7 (12.73%) hybris
4 2 (3.64%) HP
5 1 (1.82%) Perforce
5 1 (1.82%) VMware
5 1 (1.82%) Cisco