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 24 January 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Agile Software Development
England / Midlands
Rank 5 6 11
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +5
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 17 18 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 14.17% 13.74% 6.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 20.00% 20.00% 9.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 11 3
Median daily rate £350 £450 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% -2.70%
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £45.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-8.88% +21.62%

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
85 90 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 70.83% 68.70% 68.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 52 34
Median daily rate £450 £500 £417
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +19.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £650 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £34.00 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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 24 January 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 24 January 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 (48.72%) Scrum
2 11 (28.21%) Waterfall
3 7 (17.95%) Java
3 7 (17.95%) BDD
3 7 (17.95%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (15.38%) User Stories
4 6 (15.38%) SQL
4 6 (15.38%) Linux
4 6 (15.38%) Microsoft
4 6 (15.38%) Project Management
4 6 (15.38%) Retail
4 6 (15.38%) Migration
5 5 (12.82%) Management Information System
5 5 (12.82%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (12.82%) ISTQB
5 5 (12.82%) .NET
5 5 (12.82%) Relational Database
5 5 (12.82%) Docker
6 4 (10.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (10.26%) Jenkins
6 4 (10.26%) Data Integration
6 4 (10.26%) JIRA
6 4 (10.26%) Performance Testing
6 4 (10.26%) Git (software)
6 4 (10.26%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (10.26%) NoSQL
6 4 (10.26%) PaaS
6 4 (10.26%) Oracle
6 4 (10.26%) Python
6 4 (10.26%) E-Commerce

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 4 (10.26%) WebSphere
2 2 (5.13%) Apache
2 2 (5.13%) Apache Solr
2 2 (5.13%) Cloud Foundry
2 2 (5.13%) IIS
2 2 (5.13%) JBoss
2 2 (5.13%) nginx
2 2 (5.13%) OpenStack
2 2 (5.13%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.13%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.56%) Apache Spark
3 1 (2.56%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.56%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (5.13%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.56%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.56%) MS Project
2 1 (2.56%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.56%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.56%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.26%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (10.26%) PaaS
2 3 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (7.69%) IaaS
2 3 (7.69%) SaaS
3 1 (2.56%) Datadog
3 1 (2.56%) GitHub
3 1 (2.56%) Office 365
3 1 (2.56%) Trello
3 1 (2.56%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.26%) DNS
2 2 (5.13%) Firewall
2 2 (5.13%) HTTP
2 2 (5.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.82%) PostgreSQL
1 5 (12.82%) Relational Database
2 4 (10.26%) NoSQL
3 3 (7.69%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (7.69%) MongoDB
3 3 (7.69%) RDBMS
3 3 (7.69%) SQL Server
4 2 (5.13%) MySQL
4 2 (5.13%) Riak
5 1 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.56%) GIS
5 1 (2.56%) Hadoop
5 1 (2.56%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (2.56%) Power BI
5 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (10.26%) Git (software)
1 4 (10.26%) Jenkins
1 4 (10.26%) JIRA
1 4 (10.26%) Selenium
2 2 (5.13%) Ant
2 2 (5.13%) GoCD
2 2 (5.13%) Maven
2 2 (5.13%) SonarQube
2 2 (5.13%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.56%) Bitbucket
3 1 (2.56%) Cucumber
3 1 (2.56%) Protractor
3 1 (2.56%) Robot Framework
3 1 (2.56%) SpecFlow
3 1 (2.56%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (2.56%) WebDriver
General
1 6 (15.38%) Retail
2 4 (10.26%) Automotive
3 3 (7.69%) Finance
4 2 (5.13%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 15 (38.46%) Analyst
2 9 (23.08%) Business Analyst
3 7 (17.95%) Agile Business Analyst
4 6 (15.38%) Architect
4 6 (15.38%) Test Analyst
5 5 (12.82%) Project Manager
6 4 (10.26%) Developer
6 4 (10.26%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (7.69%) Agile Project Manager
7 3 (7.69%) Agile Test Analyst
7 3 (7.69%) Selenium Test Analyst
8 2 (5.13%) Automation Test Analyst
8 2 (5.13%) Designer
8 2 (5.13%) DevOps Engineer
8 2 (5.13%) E-Commerce Analyst
8 2 (5.13%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
8 2 (5.13%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
8 2 (5.13%) Senior DevOps
8 2 (5.13%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 2 (5.13%) Symfony Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.82%) .NET
2 3 (7.69%) Node.js
3 2 (5.13%) Behat
3 2 (5.13%) Doctrine
3 2 (5.13%) JSON
3 2 (5.13%) LAMP
3 2 (5.13%) LAPP Stack
3 2 (5.13%) LEMP Stack
3 2 (5.13%) Symfony
4 1 (2.56%) COM
4 1 (2.56%) Django
4 1 (2.56%) EDI
4 1 (2.56%) HTML
4 1 (2.56%) Java EE
4 1 (2.56%) Java SE
4 1 (2.56%) RESTful
4 1 (2.56%) SOAP
4 1 (2.56%) Spring
4 1 (2.56%) Struts
4 1 (2.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.82%) Management Information System
2 4 (10.26%) Data Integration
3 3 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.13%) iPad
4 2 (5.13%) PMI
5 1 (2.56%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.56%) Smart Meter
5 1 (2.56%) User Experience
5 1 (2.56%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 6 (15.38%) Linux
2 3 (7.69%) Windows
3 2 (5.13%) CoreOS
3 2 (5.13%) Solaris
4 1 (2.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (48.72%) Scrum
2 11 (28.21%) Waterfall
3 7 (17.95%) BDD
3 7 (17.95%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (15.38%) Migration
4 6 (15.38%) Project Management
4 6 (15.38%) User Stories
5 4 (10.26%) E-Commerce
5 4 (10.26%) Performance Testing
5 4 (10.26%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (7.69%) Business Analysis
6 3 (7.69%) Case Management
6 3 (7.69%) Continuous Delivery
6 3 (7.69%) DevOps
6 3 (7.69%) TDD
6 3 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (7.69%) Validation
7 2 (5.13%) SDLC
7 2 (5.13%) Server Building
7 2 (5.13%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 7 (17.95%) Java
2 6 (15.38%) SQL
3 4 (10.26%) Python
4 3 (7.69%) C#
4 3 (7.69%) PowerShell
5 2 (5.13%) Go
5 2 (5.13%) JavaScript
5 2 (5.13%) Perl
5 2 (5.13%) PHP
5 2 (5.13%) Ruby
6 1 (2.56%) C
6 1 (2.56%) R
Qualifications
1 5 (12.82%) ISTQB
2 4 (10.26%) ISEB
2 4 (10.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (7.69%) Degree
4 2 (5.13%) PMI Certification
4 2 (5.13%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.56%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (2.56%) QA
System Software
1 5 (12.82%) Docker
2 1 (2.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (7.69%) Ansible
1 3 (7.69%) Kubernetes
1 3 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (5.13%) Control-M
2 2 (5.13%) Mesos
2 2 (5.13%) Nagios
2 2 (5.13%) rkt
2 2 (5.13%) Unicenter
2 2 (5.13%) ZABBIX
3 1 (2.56%) Graphite
3 1 (2.56%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.26%) Oracle
3 3 (7.69%) ATG
4 2 (5.13%) New Relic
4 2 (5.13%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (5.13%) SAP
5 1 (2.56%) Demandware
5 1 (2.56%) hybris
5 1 (2.56%) Infor
5 1 (2.56%) MuleSoft
5 1 (2.56%) Splunk
5 1 (2.56%) Tableau
5 1 (2.56%) Talend