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 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Agile Software Development
England / Midlands
Rank 2 3 12
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +9
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 25 30 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 20.16% 18.29% 7.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 27.17% 24.59% 10.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 20 3
Median daily rate £370 £450 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.77% -4.25%
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £45.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-7.77% +25.00%

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
92 122 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 74.19% 74.39% 69.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 68 35
Median daily rate £450 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £650 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £34.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +45.45%

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 21 February 2017.

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 February 2017, 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 19 (45.24%) Scrum
2 10 (23.81%) User Stories
3 9 (21.43%) Waterfall
4 8 (19.05%) Microsoft
4 8 (19.05%) .NET
5 7 (16.67%) SQL
5 7 (16.67%) Java
5 7 (16.67%) Project Management
5 7 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
6 6 (14.29%) BDD
6 6 (14.29%) Retail
7 5 (11.90%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (11.90%) ISTQB
7 5 (11.90%) ISEB
7 5 (11.90%) MS Excel
7 5 (11.90%) SharePoint
7 5 (11.90%) C#
7 5 (11.90%) Docker
7 5 (11.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 4 (9.52%) DevOps
8 4 (9.52%) Jenkins
8 4 (9.52%) Relational Database
8 4 (9.52%) PaaS
8 4 (9.52%) MongoDB
8 4 (9.52%) Apache Cassandra
8 4 (9.52%) NoSQL
8 4 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
8 4 (9.52%) Git (software)
8 4 (9.52%) JIRA

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 5 (11.90%) SharePoint
2 3 (7.14%) WebSphere
3 2 (4.76%) Apache
3 2 (4.76%) Apache Solr
3 2 (4.76%) Cloud Foundry
3 2 (4.76%) IIS
3 2 (4.76%) JBoss
3 2 (4.76%) nginx
3 2 (4.76%) OpenStack
3 2 (4.76%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.38%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (2.38%) Apache Spark
4 1 (2.38%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (2.38%) CICS
4 1 (2.38%) CMS
4 1 (2.38%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (11.90%) MS Excel
2 4 (9.52%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (9.52%) MS Project
2 4 (9.52%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.38%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.38%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (9.52%) PaaS
3 3 (7.14%) IaaS
4 2 (4.76%) GitHub
5 1 (2.38%) Datadog
5 1 (2.38%) Office 365
5 1 (2.38%) SaaS
5 1 (2.38%) Trello
5 1 (2.38%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.14%) Internet
2 2 (4.76%) DNS
2 2 (4.76%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.90%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (9.52%) Apache Cassandra
2 4 (9.52%) MongoDB
2 4 (9.52%) NoSQL
2 4 (9.52%) Relational Database
3 3 (7.14%) MySQL
3 3 (7.14%) SQL Server
4 2 (4.76%) RDBMS
4 2 (4.76%) Riak
5 1 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.38%) DataStage
5 1 (2.38%) DB2
5 1 (2.38%) GIS
5 1 (2.38%) Hadoop
5 1 (2.38%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (2.38%) Pentaho
5 1 (2.38%) Power BI
5 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (9.52%) Git (software)
1 4 (9.52%) Jenkins
1 4 (9.52%) JIRA
2 3 (7.14%) Selenium
3 2 (4.76%) Ant
3 2 (4.76%) GoCD
3 2 (4.76%) Maven
3 2 (4.76%) SonarQube
3 2 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.38%) Bitbucket
4 1 (2.38%) ChangeMan
4 1 (2.38%) Protractor
4 1 (2.38%) Robot Framework
4 1 (2.38%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (2.38%) WebDriver
General
1 6 (14.29%) Retail
2 4 (9.52%) Finance
3 3 (7.14%) Automotive
3 3 (7.14%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.38%) Legal
Job Titles
1 15 (35.71%) Analyst
2 9 (21.43%) Business Analyst
3 7 (16.67%) Agile Business Analyst
4 6 (14.29%) Developer
4 6 (14.29%) Project Manager
4 6 (14.29%) Test Analyst
5 4 (9.52%) Agile Product Owner
5 4 (9.52%) Agile Project Manager
5 4 (9.52%) Architect
5 4 (9.52%) Digital Product Owner
5 4 (9.52%) Product Owner
6 3 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
7 2 (4.76%) .NET Architect
7 2 (4.76%) Consultant
7 2 (4.76%) Java Developer
7 2 (4.76%) PHP Developer
7 2 (4.76%) PHP Symfony Developer
7 2 (4.76%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (4.76%) Technical Architect
7 2 (4.76%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (19.05%) .NET
2 3 (7.14%) Web Services
3 2 (4.76%) Behat
3 2 (4.76%) CSS
3 2 (4.76%) Doctrine
3 2 (4.76%) HTML
3 2 (4.76%) HTML5
3 2 (4.76%) JSON
3 2 (4.76%) LAMP
3 2 (4.76%) LAPP Stack
3 2 (4.76%) LEMP Stack
3 2 (4.76%) Node.js
3 2 (4.76%) RESTful
3 2 (4.76%) Symfony
4 1 (2.38%) CSS3
4 1 (2.38%) Django
4 1 (2.38%) Java EE
4 1 (2.38%) Java SE
4 1 (2.38%) Play Framework
4 1 (2.38%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.14%) Management Information System
1 3 (7.14%) PMI
1 3 (7.14%) User Experience
2 2 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.76%) iPad
3 1 (2.38%) Blog
3 1 (2.38%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (2.38%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.38%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.38%) Smart Meter
3 1 (2.38%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.52%) Linux
1 4 (9.52%) Windows
2 2 (4.76%) CoreOS
2 2 (4.76%) Solaris
3 1 (2.38%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (45.24%) Scrum
2 10 (23.81%) User Stories
3 9 (21.43%) Waterfall
4 7 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (16.67%) Project Management
5 6 (14.29%) BDD
6 4 (9.52%) DevOps
6 4 (9.52%) E-Commerce
6 4 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (7.14%) Business Analysis
7 3 (7.14%) ETL
7 3 (7.14%) Mentoring
7 3 (7.14%) Migration
7 3 (7.14%) PRINCE
7 3 (7.14%) PRINCE2
7 3 (7.14%) Programme Management
7 3 (7.14%) Risk Management
7 3 (7.14%) TDD
7 3 (7.14%) Validation
7 3 (7.14%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 7 (16.67%) Java
1 7 (16.67%) SQL
2 5 (11.90%) C#
3 3 (7.14%) JavaScript
3 3 (7.14%) PowerShell
3 3 (7.14%) Python
3 3 (7.14%) Ruby
4 2 (4.76%) Go
4 2 (4.76%) Perl
4 2 (4.76%) PHP
4 2 (4.76%) R
5 1 (2.38%) C
5 1 (2.38%) COBOL
5 1 (2.38%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (11.90%) ISEB
1 5 (11.90%) ISTQB
1 5 (11.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (7.14%) PMI Certification
3 2 (4.76%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.38%) Degree
4 1 (2.38%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.14%) QA
2 1 (2.38%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (11.90%) Docker
2 1 (2.38%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (7.14%) Ansible
1 3 (7.14%) Kubernetes
1 3 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (4.76%) Control-M
2 2 (4.76%) Mesos
2 2 (4.76%) Nagios
2 2 (4.76%) rkt
2 2 (4.76%) Unicenter
2 2 (4.76%) ZABBIX
3 1 (2.38%) Docker Swarm
3 1 (2.38%) Graphite
3 1 (2.38%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (19.05%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.52%) Oracle
3 3 (7.14%) ATG
4 2 (4.76%) New Relic
4 2 (4.76%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (2.38%) Adobe
5 1 (2.38%) Demandware
5 1 (2.38%) hybris
5 1 (2.38%) IBM
5 1 (2.38%) Infor
5 1 (2.38%) MuleSoft
5 1 (2.38%) SAP
5 1 (2.38%) Splunk
5 1 (2.38%) Tableau
5 1 (2.38%) Talend
5 1 (2.38%) TIBCO