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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 4 2 22
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +20
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 27 31 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 14.92% 17.42% 3.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 19.01% 24.41% 4.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 3
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£450 £350 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -30.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £175.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £41.25 £38.75
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +6.45%
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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
142 127 145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 78.45% 71.35% 72.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 42 65
Average daily rate £500 £360 £444
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.88% -18.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £207 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Average hourly rate - £106.00 £175.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -39.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 19 (38.78%) C#
2 17 (34.69%) .NET
3 15 (30.61%) E-Commerce
4 14 (28.57%) TDD
5 11 (22.45%) MVC
5 11 (22.45%) MongoDB
6 9 (18.37%) Apache Cassandra
6 9 (18.37%) NoSQL
6 9 (18.37%) KnockoutJS
6 9 (18.37%) Jasmine
7 8 (16.33%) SQL Server
8 7 (14.29%) SQL
8 7 (14.29%) Java
8 7 (14.29%) Finance
8 7 (14.29%) AngularJS
9 6 (12.24%) Backbone.js
9 6 (12.24%) Mobile Development
9 6 (12.24%) RavenDB
9 6 (12.24%) PaaS
9 6 (12.24%) Git (software)
9 6 (12.24%) Marketing
9 6 (12.24%) JavaScript
9 6 (12.24%) Web Services
9 6 (12.24%) XML
9 6 (12.24%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (10.20%) Project Management
10 5 (10.20%) HTML
10 5 (10.20%) T-SQL
10 5 (10.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 5 (10.20%) SQL Server 2008

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 2 (4.08%) WebLogic
1 2 (4.08%) Apache
1 2 (4.08%) Tomcat
1 2 (4.08%) Documentum
1 2 (4.08%) WebSphere
1 2 (4.08%) Jetty
1 2 (4.08%) nginx
1 2 (4.08%) Confluence
1 2 (4.08%) Apache Pig
2 1 (2.04%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (2.04%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (2.04%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.04%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.24%) PaaS
2 2 (4.08%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 2 (4.08%) Force.com
2 2 (4.08%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (4.08%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.12%) Internet
2 2 (4.08%) Firewall
2 2 (4.08%) IPsec
2 2 (4.08%) SMTP
2 2 (4.08%) SNMP
2 2 (4.08%) VPN
2 2 (4.08%) DNS
2 2 (4.08%) SSL
2 2 (4.08%) IMAP
2 2 (4.08%) OpenVPN
3 1 (2.04%) Skype
3 1 (2.04%) ADSL
3 1 (2.04%) Intranet
3 1 (2.04%) VDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (22.45%) MongoDB
2 9 (18.37%) Apache Cassandra
2 9 (18.37%) NoSQL
3 8 (16.33%) SQL Server
4 6 (12.24%) RavenDB
5 5 (10.20%) Big Data
5 5 (10.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (10.20%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (10.20%) Hadoop
6 4 (8.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (4.08%) Apache Hive
7 2 (4.08%) MySQL
7 2 (4.08%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (4.08%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (4.08%) Couchbase
7 2 (4.08%) Oracle Database
8 1 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (2.04%) Data Mining
8 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 9 (18.37%) Jasmine
2 6 (12.24%) Git (software)
3 4 (8.16%) JIRA
3 4 (8.16%) Selenium
4 3 (6.12%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 3 (6.12%) Jenkins
4 3 (6.12%) Visual Studio
5 2 (4.08%) JMeter
5 2 (4.08%) Subversion
5 2 (4.08%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (4.08%) JProfiler
5 2 (4.08%) Cucumber
5 2 (4.08%) SoapUI
5 2 (4.08%) JConsole
5 2 (4.08%) VisualVM
5 2 (4.08%) YourKit
5 2 (4.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (2.04%) ReSharper
General
1 7 (14.29%) Finance
2 6 (12.24%) Marketing
3 1 (2.04%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (46.94%) Developer
2 12 (24.49%) C# Developer
3 11 (22.45%) C# .NET Developer
3 11 (22.45%) .NET Developer
4 6 (12.24%) Analyst
4 6 (12.24%) Project Manager
5 4 (8.16%) SQL Developer
6 3 (6.12%) Senior C# Developer
6 3 (6.12%) Senior .NET Developer
6 3 (6.12%) Programme Manager
6 3 (6.12%) Senior Manager
6 3 (6.12%) Senior Developer
6 3 (6.12%) Test Analyst
6 3 (6.12%) Senior Project Manager
6 3 (6.12%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) Agile Test Analyst
7 2 (4.08%) Hadoop Developer
7 2 (4.08%) Business Analyst
7 2 (4.08%) Architect
7 2 (4.08%) Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (34.69%) .NET
2 9 (18.37%) KnockoutJS
3 7 (14.29%) AngularJS
4 6 (12.24%) Backbone.js
4 6 (12.24%) Web Services
4 6 (12.24%) XML
5 5 (10.20%) HTML
5 5 (10.20%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 3 (6.12%) CSS
7 2 (4.08%) JMS
7 2 (4.08%) .NET Framework
7 2 (4.08%) Java EE
7 2 (4.08%) ActiveMQ
7 2 (4.08%) Visualforce
7 2 (4.08%) HTML5
8 1 (2.04%) Entity Framework
8 1 (2.04%) Spring
8 1 (2.04%) Unity DI Container
8 1 (2.04%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (2.04%) Dojo
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.12%) Internet of Things
2 2 (4.08%) NHS
2 2 (4.08%) Clustering
3 1 (2.04%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (2.04%) Social Media
3 1 (2.04%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.04%) Device Driver
3 1 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.16%) UNIX
2 2 (4.08%) Linux
2 2 (4.08%) Debian
2 2 (4.08%) Ubuntu
2 2 (4.08%) CentOS
3 1 (2.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.04%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (30.61%) E-Commerce
2 14 (28.57%) TDD
3 11 (22.45%) MVC
4 6 (12.24%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (12.24%) Mobile Development
5 5 (10.20%) SDLC
5 5 (10.20%) Project Management
5 5 (10.20%) Waterfall
6 4 (8.16%) Unit Testing
7 3 (6.12%) Load Testing
7 3 (6.12%) Configuration Management
7 3 (6.12%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (6.12%) Scrum
7 3 (6.12%) Data Management
7 3 (6.12%) DevOps
7 3 (6.12%) Agile Project Management
8 2 (4.08%) Open Source
8 2 (4.08%) Dependency Injection
8 2 (4.08%) Mentoring
8 2 (4.08%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 19 (38.78%) C#
2 7 (14.29%) Java
2 7 (14.29%) SQL
3 6 (12.24%) JavaScript
4 5 (10.20%) T-SQL
5 3 (6.12%) Ruby
6 2 (4.08%) Apex Code
6 2 (4.08%) Bash Shell
6 2 (4.08%) Python
6 2 (4.08%) Perl
7 1 (2.04%) RPG
7 1 (2.04%) Embedded C
7 1 (2.04%) Embedded C++
7 1 (2.04%) C
7 1 (2.04%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.04%) C++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.08%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.04%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.08%) NFS
1 2 (4.08%) Varnish
1 2 (4.08%) FreeRADIUS
1 2 (4.08%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (6.12%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (4.08%) logstash
2 2 (4.08%) Nagios
2 2 (4.08%) Cacti
2 2 (4.08%) Puppet
3 1 (2.04%) yum
Vendors
1 3 (6.12%) Microsoft
1 3 (6.12%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (4.08%) Pega
2 2 (4.08%) Dell
2 2 (4.08%) Red Hat
2 2 (4.08%) SaltStack
2 2 (4.08%) Oracle
3 1 (2.04%) Callidus
3 1 (2.04%) Adobe
3 1 (2.04%) Atmel
3 1 (2.04%) WSO2