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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 10 13 16
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +3
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 14 16 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 9.15% 7.80% 5.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.96% 10.88% 7.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 3
Average daily rate
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£466 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+43.46% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £384 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £325 £590
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.63% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £37.40
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +6.95%
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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
108 147 144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 70.59% 71.71% 68.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 47 69
Average daily rate £400 £475 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.78% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £325 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £550 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
Average hourly rate £20.00 £14.00 £30.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -53.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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
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 4 March 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 12 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 11 (36.67%) .NET
3 9 (30.00%) Visual Studio
4 8 (26.67%) CSS
4 8 (26.67%) HTML
4 8 (26.67%) ASP.NET
4 8 (26.67%) Microsoft
5 7 (23.33%) MVC
5 7 (23.33%) C#
5 7 (23.33%) TDD
5 7 (23.33%) .NET Framework
5 7 (23.33%) WCF
6 6 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
6 6 (20.00%) Scrum
6 6 (20.00%) SQL
6 6 (20.00%) CRM
6 6 (20.00%) SharePoint
6 6 (20.00%) User Experience
7 5 (16.67%) Web Services
7 5 (16.67%) XML
7 5 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (16.67%) Pega
7 5 (16.67%) Waterfall
7 5 (16.67%) SharePoint 2013
8 4 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (13.33%) Visual Studio Team System
8 4 (13.33%) Java
8 4 (13.33%) SQL Server
8 4 (13.33%) IIS
9 3 (10.00%) Migration

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

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 6 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 5 (16.67%) SharePoint 2013
3 4 (13.33%) IIS
4 3 (10.00%) Documentum
4 3 (10.00%) WebLogic
5 2 (6.67%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (6.67%) K2 blackpearl
5 2 (6.67%) WebSphere
5 2 (6.67%) CMS
Business Applications
1 6 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.67%) HTTP
1 2 (6.67%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (10.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (6.67%) Relational Database
3 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (30.00%) Visual Studio
2 4 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (13.33%) Visual Studio Team System
3 3 (10.00%) Selenium
3 3 (10.00%) Jasmine
3 3 (10.00%) Grunt
3 3 (10.00%) Bower
4 1 (3.33%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
4 1 (3.33%) Eclipse
4 1 (3.33%) ReSharper
General
1 1 (3.33%) Automotive
1 1 (3.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 14 (46.67%) Developer
2 4 (13.33%) CRM Developer
2 4 (13.33%) Dynamics CRM Developer
2 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Developer
3 3 (10.00%) Senior Developer
3 3 (10.00%) Architect
3 3 (10.00%) Project Manager
3 3 (10.00%) C# Developer
3 3 (10.00%) Front-End Developer
4 2 (6.67%) CRM Technical Consultant
4 2 (6.67%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
4 2 (6.67%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (6.67%) .NET Developer
4 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Consultant
4 2 (6.67%) SharePoint Developer
4 2 (6.67%) Senior C# Developer
4 2 (6.67%) Senior .NET Developer
4 2 (6.67%) CRM Consultant
4 2 (6.67%) Software Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (36.67%) .NET
2 8 (26.67%) CSS
2 8 (26.67%) HTML
2 8 (26.67%) ASP.NET
3 7 (23.33%) .NET Framework
3 7 (23.33%) WCF
4 5 (16.67%) Web Services
4 5 (16.67%) XML
5 3 (10.00%) SOAP
5 3 (10.00%) jQuery
5 3 (10.00%) HTML5
5 3 (10.00%) CSS3
5 3 (10.00%) AngularJS
6 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (6.67%) REST
6 2 (6.67%) JMS
6 2 (6.67%) WSDL
7 1 (3.33%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (3.33%) ADO.NET
7 1 (3.33%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.00%) User Experience
2 2 (6.67%) Visualisation
3 1 (3.33%) Mainframe
3 1 (3.33%) EPoS
3 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.00%) UNIX
2 2 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (23.33%) MVC
1 7 (23.33%) TDD
2 6 (20.00%) Scrum
2 6 (20.00%) CRM
3 5 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (16.67%) Waterfall
4 3 (10.00%) Migration
4 3 (10.00%) Project Management
4 3 (10.00%) E-Commerce
4 3 (10.00%) UML
5 2 (6.67%) BDD
5 2 (6.67%) Integration Testing
5 2 (6.67%) SysML
5 2 (6.67%) Pair Programming
5 2 (6.67%) TOGAF
5 2 (6.67%) Software Engineering
5 2 (6.67%) RAD
5 2 (6.67%) ITIL
5 2 (6.67%) PRINCE2
5 2 (6.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 12 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 7 (23.33%) C#
3 6 (20.00%) SQL
4 4 (13.33%) Java
5 2 (6.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) MBA
1 2 (6.67%) Degree
2 1 (3.33%) ISEB
2 1 (3.33%) VCP4
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 5 (16.67%) Pega
3 3 (10.00%) Oracle
4 2 (6.67%) SAP
4 2 (6.67%) IBM
5 1 (3.33%) HP