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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 17 27 30
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +3
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 9 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 5.03% 1.00% 2.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.20% 1.56% 4.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £500 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £175.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £57.50 £40.50 £37.25
% change year-on-year
+41.97% +8.73%
Agile Software Development
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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
125 128 195
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 69.83% 63.68% 64.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 52 66
Average daily rate £360 £437 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.62% +15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £320 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 3
Average hourly rate £37.00 £175.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-78.85% +288.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 5 (45.45%) SQL
2 5 (45.45%) T-SQL
3 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
3 4 (36.36%) Local Government
3 4 (36.36%) Open Source
4 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
4 3 (27.27%) SharePoint
4 3 (27.27%) Data Modelling
5 2 (18.18%) Web Services
5 2 (18.18%) ITIL
5 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2
5 2 (18.18%) Visual Studio
5 2 (18.18%) .NET
5 2 (18.18%) Workflow
5 2 (18.18%) Finance
5 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (18.18%) Project Management
5 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (18.18%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (18.18%) Test Scripting
5 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
5 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
5 2 (18.18%) .NET Framework
5 2 (18.18%) Data Analysis
5 2 (18.18%) Business Analysis
5 2 (18.18%) WCF
5 2 (18.18%) PowerPivot
5 2 (18.18%) Agile Project Management
5 2 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 3 (27.27%) SharePoint
2 1 (9.09%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (9.09%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
2 2 (18.18%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (9.09%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Visual Studio
2 1 (9.09%) ERwin
2 1 (9.09%) NUnit
2 1 (9.09%) ReSharper
2 1 (9.09%) Selenium
2 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio Team System
2 1 (9.09%) NCover
2 1 (9.09%) StyleCop
2 1 (9.09%) MSTest
2 1 (9.09%) NDepend
2 1 (9.09%) MSBuild
2 1 (9.09%) SpecFlow
2 1 (9.09%) NuGet
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 4 (36.36%) Local Government
2 2 (18.18%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Data Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Project Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Contracts Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Applications Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Research Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) CRM Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Business Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Test Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) .NET
1 2 (18.18%) Web Services
1 2 (18.18%) .NET Framework
1 2 (18.18%) WCF
2 1 (9.09%) WF
2 1 (9.09%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 1 (9.09%) MDX
2 1 (9.09%) NHibernate
2 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
2 1 (9.09%) CSS
2 1 (9.09%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Open Source
2 1 (9.09%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (9.09%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Data Modelling
2 2 (18.18%) ITIL
2 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2
2 2 (18.18%) Workflow
2 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (18.18%) Project Management
2 2 (18.18%) Data Analysis
2 2 (18.18%) Business Analysis
2 2 (18.18%) Test Scripting
2 2 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (18.18%) Agile Project Management
3 1 (9.09%) Kimball Methodology
3 1 (9.09%) Test Management
3 1 (9.09%) Domain-Driven Design
3 1 (9.09%) Waterfall
3 1 (9.09%) BDD
3 1 (9.09%) Test Strategy
3 1 (9.09%) ATDD
3 1 (9.09%) Use Case
3 1 (9.09%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) SQL
1 5 (45.45%) T-SQL
2 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
2 1 (9.09%) C#
2 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 2 (18.18%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
1 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) ISTQB
2 1 (9.09%) ISEB
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) HP
2 1 (9.09%) VMware
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco
Midlands
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £550.00 per day
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