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 21 April 2015 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 11 12 15
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +3
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 15 15 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 10.00% 7.32% 5.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.61% 10.20% 8.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 3
Average daily rate
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£466 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.56% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £400 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £400 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £36.50 £37.20
% change year-on-year
-4.10% -1.88%
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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
119 147 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 79.33% 71.71% 67.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 45 69
Average daily rate £470 £400 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.50% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £340 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £500 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £361
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 1
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -46.87%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £29.75 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+5.68% -7.03%

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 21 April 2015.

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 21 April 2015, 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 (29.17%) TDD
2 6 (25.00%) C#
2 6 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (25.00%) SQL
2 6 (25.00%) .NET
2 6 (25.00%) User Experience
3 5 (20.83%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (20.83%) Pega
3 5 (20.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (16.67%) MVC
4 4 (16.67%) Scrum
4 4 (16.67%) CSS
4 4 (16.67%) XML
4 4 (16.67%) T-SQL
4 4 (16.67%) HTML
4 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
4 4 (16.67%) HTML5
5 3 (12.50%) CSS3
5 3 (12.50%) Jasmine
5 3 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (12.50%) AngularJS
5 3 (12.50%) Grunt
5 3 (12.50%) Oracle Database
5 3 (12.50%) Bower
5 3 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (12.50%) jQuery
5 3 (12.50%) WebLogic
5 3 (12.50%) Visual Studio
5 3 (12.50%) Java
5 3 (12.50%) Web Services

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

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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 (12.50%) WebLogic
1 3 (12.50%) Documentum
2 1 (4.17%) WebSphere
2 1 (4.17%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 3 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (12.50%) Oracle Database
4 2 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Visual Studio
1 3 (12.50%) Selenium
1 3 (12.50%) Jasmine
1 3 (12.50%) Grunt
1 3 (12.50%) Bower
2 2 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (4.17%) JIRA
3 1 (4.17%) ReSharper
General
1 1 (4.17%) Games
Job Titles
1 10 (41.67%) Developer
2 3 (12.50%) Architect
2 3 (12.50%) Project Manager
2 3 (12.50%) Senior Developer
2 3 (12.50%) Front-End Developer
2 3 (12.50%) C# Developer
2 3 (12.50%) SQL Developer
3 2 (8.33%) Senior C# Developer
3 2 (8.33%) Senior .NET Developer
3 2 (8.33%) CRM Consultant
3 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Consultant
3 2 (8.33%) Technical Consultant
3 2 (8.33%) .NET Developer
3 2 (8.33%) Analyst
3 2 (8.33%) Consultant
3 2 (8.33%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
3 2 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (8.33%) CRM Technical Consultant
4 1 (4.17%) Senior JavaScript Developer
4 1 (4.17%) Agile Coach
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (25.00%) .NET
2 4 (16.67%) HTML
2 4 (16.67%) XML
2 4 (16.67%) CSS
2 4 (16.67%) HTML5
3 3 (12.50%) CSS3
3 3 (12.50%) AngularJS
3 3 (12.50%) jQuery
3 3 (12.50%) Web Services
4 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET
5 1 (4.17%) ADO.NET
5 1 (4.17%) XSD
5 1 (4.17%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (4.17%) .NET Framework
5 1 (4.17%) WCF
5 1 (4.17%) LINQ
5 1 (4.17%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 1 (4.17%) SOAP
5 1 (4.17%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) User Experience
2 2 (8.33%) Visualisation
3 1 (4.17%) Social Media
3 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.17%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (29.17%) TDD
2 5 (20.83%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (16.67%) MVC
3 4 (16.67%) Scrum
4 3 (12.50%) E-Commerce
4 3 (12.50%) PRINCE2
4 3 (12.50%) Project Management
5 2 (8.33%) CRM
5 2 (8.33%) Pair Programming
5 2 (8.33%) Waterfall
5 2 (8.33%) BDD
6 1 (4.17%) Project Governance
6 1 (4.17%) Integration Testing
6 1 (4.17%) Kanban
6 1 (4.17%) Web Design
6 1 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (4.17%) OO
6 1 (4.17%) RAD
6 1 (4.17%) Data Modelling
6 1 (4.17%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 6 (25.00%) C#
1 6 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 6 (25.00%) SQL
2 4 (16.67%) T-SQL
3 3 (12.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) MBA
1 2 (8.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (20.83%) Pega
2 3 (12.50%) Oracle
2 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.17%) Adobe
3 1 (4.17%) SAP
3 1 (4.17%) IBM