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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Agile Software Development
Rank 5 8 12
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +4
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 24 15 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 11.88% 10.14% 7.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 15.19% 12.40% 9.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 6 2
Average daily rate £450 £466 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.48% +16.56%
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £380 £373
% change year-on-year
+9.21% +2.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+20.71% -
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
158 121 154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 78.22% 81.76% 74.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 51 49
Average daily rate £475 £470 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.06% +25.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £300 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £563 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Average hourly rate - £20.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +17.64%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

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 29 April 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 29 April 2016, 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 16 (34.78%) Waterfall
2 14 (30.43%) Finance
3 8 (17.39%) SQL
3 8 (17.39%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (15.22%) Scrum
4 7 (15.22%) Retail
5 6 (13.04%) Linux
5 6 (13.04%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (13.04%) Project Management
5 6 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (10.87%) Fintech
6 5 (10.87%) Oracle
6 5 (10.87%) Banking
6 5 (10.87%) Retail Banking
7 4 (8.70%) Degree
7 4 (8.70%) Enterprise Architecture
7 4 (8.70%) Content Management
7 4 (8.70%) CMS
7 4 (8.70%) Java
7 4 (8.70%) Microsoft
7 4 (8.70%) BusinessObjects
7 4 (8.70%) SDLC
8 3 (6.52%) Coaching
8 3 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (6.52%) Server Building
8 3 (6.52%) Performance Testing
8 3 (6.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (6.52%) Load Balancing
8 3 (6.52%) Data Quality

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

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 4 (8.70%) CMS
2 3 (6.52%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.35%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (4.35%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (2.17%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (2.17%) Node.js
4 1 (2.17%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (2.17%) Skype for Business
4 1 (2.17%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.17%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (4.35%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (4.35%) Office 365
2 1 (2.17%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.52%) DNS
1 3 (6.52%) Firewall
2 1 (2.17%) HTTP
2 1 (2.17%) SSL
2 1 (2.17%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.04%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (8.70%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (6.52%) SQL Server
3 3 (6.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (4.35%) BusinessObjects XI
4 2 (4.35%) NoSQL
4 2 (4.35%) OLAP
4 2 (4.35%) OLAP Cube
4 2 (4.35%) Oracle Database
4 2 (4.35%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (4.35%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.17%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.17%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (2.17%) Power BI
5 1 (2.17%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.17%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Ant
1 1 (2.17%) Cucumber
1 1 (2.17%) IntelliJ
1 1 (2.17%) Selenium
1 1 (2.17%) SpecFlow
1 1 (2.17%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 14 (30.43%) Finance
2 7 (15.22%) Retail
3 5 (10.87%) Banking
3 5 (10.87%) Retail Banking
4 2 (4.35%) Manufacturing
4 2 (4.35%) Marketing
5 1 (2.17%) Local Government
5 1 (2.17%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 10 (21.74%) Analyst
2 9 (19.57%) Architect
3 6 (13.04%) Developer
3 6 (13.04%) Solutions Architect
4 4 (8.70%) Business Analyst
4 4 (8.70%) Consultant
4 4 (8.70%) Project Manager
4 4 (8.70%) Senior Manager
5 3 (6.52%) Agile Coach
5 3 (6.52%) Chief Technology Officer
5 3 (6.52%) Development Manager
5 3 (6.52%) Financial Analyst
5 3 (6.52%) IT Consultant
5 3 (6.52%) IT Development Manager
5 3 (6.52%) IT Manager
5 3 (6.52%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (6.52%) Senior Consultant
5 3 (6.52%) Senior IT Manager
5 3 (6.52%) Service Analyst
5 3 (6.52%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.35%) .NET
1 2 (4.35%) JSON
2 1 (2.17%) AngularJS
2 1 (2.17%) COM
2 1 (2.17%) CSS
2 1 (2.17%) Gherkin
2 1 (2.17%) J2EE
2 1 (2.17%) Play Framework
2 1 (2.17%) REST
2 1 (2.17%) SOAP
2 1 (2.17%) Spring
2 1 (2.17%) Struts
2 1 (2.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.87%) Fintech
2 3 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.52%) Management Information System
2 3 (6.52%) NHS
3 1 (2.17%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.17%) Data Extraction
3 1 (2.17%) e-Learning
3 1 (2.17%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.04%) Linux
2 3 (6.52%) Windows
3 2 (4.35%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (34.78%) Waterfall
2 8 (17.39%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (15.22%) Scrum
4 6 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (13.04%) Project Management
5 4 (8.70%) Content Management
5 4 (8.70%) Enterprise Architecture
5 4 (8.70%) SDLC
6 3 (6.52%) Analytics
6 3 (6.52%) Business Analysis
6 3 (6.52%) Coaching
6 3 (6.52%) CRM
6 3 (6.52%) Data Analysis
6 3 (6.52%) Information Security
6 3 (6.52%) Performance Testing
6 3 (6.52%) PLM
6 3 (6.52%) Server Building
6 3 (6.52%) Software Engineering
6 3 (6.52%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (17.39%) SQL
2 4 (8.70%) Java
3 3 (6.52%) PL/SQL
4 2 (4.35%) C#
4 2 (4.35%) JavaScript
4 2 (4.35%) Perl
4 2 (4.35%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.17%) Groovy
5 1 (2.17%) Python
5 1 (2.17%) Ruby
5 1 (2.17%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (8.70%) Degree
2 1 (2.17%) ISEB
2 1 (2.17%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.52%) Data Quality
2 2 (4.35%) QA
3 1 (2.17%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 2 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.17%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.17%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.17%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (10.87%) Oracle
2 4 (8.70%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.35%) EMC
3 2 (4.35%) HP
3 2 (4.35%) Kronos
3 2 (4.35%) Sitecore
3 2 (4.35%) VMware
3 2 (4.35%) webMethods
4 1 (2.17%) BEA
4 1 (2.17%) Infor
4 1 (2.17%) Informatica
4 1 (2.17%) Pega
4 1 (2.17%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.17%) SAP
4 1 (2.17%) Wind River
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