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 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 5 6 21
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +15
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 21 19 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 13.64% 11.31% 2.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 17.80% 14.96% 4.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 1
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.13 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+3.21% +7.69%
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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
118 127 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 76.62% 75.60% 63.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 48 57
Average daily rate £500 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £280 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £20.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -37.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 May 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 29 May 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 14 (40.00%) TDD
2 13 (37.14%) C#
2 13 (37.14%) .NET
3 12 (34.29%) E-Commerce
4 9 (25.71%) JavaScript
4 9 (25.71%) MVC
4 9 (25.71%) Jasmine
5 8 (22.86%) SQL
5 8 (22.86%) SQL Server
6 7 (20.00%) KnockoutJS
6 7 (20.00%) AngularJS
6 7 (20.00%) MongoDB
6 7 (20.00%) Apache Cassandra
6 7 (20.00%) NoSQL
7 6 (17.14%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (17.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (17.14%) HTML
8 5 (14.29%) Java
8 5 (14.29%) T-SQL
8 5 (14.29%) CSS
8 5 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (14.29%) Finance
8 5 (14.29%) User Experience
9 4 (11.43%) SDLC
9 4 (11.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 4 (11.43%) Oracle Database
9 4 (11.43%) Backbone.js
9 4 (11.43%) Pega
9 4 (11.43%) RavenDB

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 4 (11.43%) Documentum
1 4 (11.43%) WebLogic
2 2 (5.71%) Apache Pig
3 1 (2.86%) Confluence
3 1 (2.86%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 1 (2.86%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (22.86%) SQL Server
2 7 (20.00%) MongoDB
2 7 (20.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 7 (20.00%) NoSQL
3 6 (17.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (17.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (11.43%) Oracle Database
5 4 (11.43%) RavenDB
6 3 (8.57%) Hadoop
6 3 (8.57%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (5.71%) Apache Hive
7 2 (5.71%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (2.86%) Data Mining
8 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 9 (25.71%) Jasmine
2 3 (8.57%) Visual Studio
2 3 (8.57%) Selenium
2 3 (8.57%) Bower
2 3 (8.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 3 (8.57%) Grunt
3 2 (5.71%) Git (software)
3 2 (5.71%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.86%) JIRA
4 1 (2.86%) ReSharper
General
1 5 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (2.86%) Games
Job Titles
1 18 (51.43%) Developer
2 8 (22.86%) C# Developer
3 7 (20.00%) .NET Developer
3 7 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 4 (11.43%) Architect
4 4 (11.43%) Project Manager
4 4 (11.43%) SQL Developer
5 3 (8.57%) Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) Front-End Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Hadoop Developer
6 2 (5.71%) CRM Technical Consultant
6 2 (5.71%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
6 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Consultant
6 2 (5.71%) ScrumMaster
6 2 (5.71%) Technical Consultant
6 2 (5.71%) Consultant
6 2 (5.71%) Senior Manager
6 2 (5.71%) Business Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Programme Manager
6 2 (5.71%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (37.14%) .NET
2 7 (20.00%) KnockoutJS
2 7 (20.00%) AngularJS
3 6 (17.14%) HTML
4 5 (14.29%) CSS
5 4 (11.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 4 (11.43%) Backbone.js
5 4 (11.43%) HTML5
5 4 (11.43%) XML
6 3 (8.57%) Web Services
6 3 (8.57%) CSS3
6 3 (8.57%) jQuery
7 2 (5.71%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (5.71%) ASP.NET
8 1 (2.86%) XSD
8 1 (2.86%) SOAP
8 1 (2.86%) ADO.NET
8 1 (2.86%) .NET Framework
8 1 (2.86%) Entity Framework
8 1 (2.86%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) User Experience
2 2 (5.71%) NHS
3 1 (2.86%) EPoS
3 1 (2.86%) Social Media
3 1 (2.86%) Visualisation
3 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.43%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (40.00%) TDD
2 12 (34.29%) E-Commerce
3 9 (25.71%) MVC
4 5 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (11.43%) SDLC
6 3 (8.57%) Scrum
6 3 (8.57%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (8.57%) PRINCE2
6 3 (8.57%) Unit Testing
6 3 (8.57%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (8.57%) Waterfall
7 2 (5.71%) MapReduce
7 2 (5.71%) Project Management
7 2 (5.71%) Service Management
7 2 (5.71%) Supplier Management
7 2 (5.71%) OO
7 2 (5.71%) CRM
8 1 (2.86%) PRINCE
8 1 (2.86%) OOD
8 1 (2.86%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 13 (37.14%) C#
2 9 (25.71%) JavaScript
3 8 (22.86%) SQL
4 5 (14.29%) Java
4 5 (14.29%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.86%) RPG
Vendors
1 4 (11.43%) Pega
1 4 (11.43%) Microsoft
1 4 (11.43%) Oracle
2 1 (2.86%) Adobe