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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 12 10 23
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +13
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 9 17 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 6.77% 9.66% 2.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.78% 13.49% 4.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 1
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£463 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.33% +7.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.25 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.47% +2.85%
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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
92 126 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 69.17% 71.59% 59.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 48 58
Average daily rate £400 £475 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.78% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £325 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-8.18% -11.29%

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 27 January 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 11 (31.43%) JavaScript
2 10 (28.57%) HTML
2 10 (28.57%) .NET
2 10 (28.57%) Visual Studio
2 10 (28.57%) CSS
2 10 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 10 (28.57%) E-Commerce
3 9 (25.71%) Workflow
4 8 (22.86%) UML
4 8 (22.86%) .NET Framework
4 8 (22.86%) WCF
5 7 (20.00%) Retail
5 7 (20.00%) CRM
5 7 (20.00%) SharePoint
5 7 (20.00%) ASP.NET
5 7 (20.00%) User Experience
6 6 (17.14%) SharePoint 2013
6 6 (17.14%) TDD
6 6 (17.14%) Scrum
7 5 (14.29%) ATG
7 5 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
7 5 (14.29%) Visual Studio Team System
7 5 (14.29%) MVC
7 5 (14.29%) IIS
7 5 (14.29%) C#
8 4 (11.43%) ITIL
8 4 (11.43%) Degree
8 4 (11.43%) Business Analysis
8 4 (11.43%) iPad
8 4 (11.43%) Waterfall

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

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 7 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 6 (17.14%) SharePoint 2013
3 5 (14.29%) IIS
4 2 (5.71%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (5.71%) WebSphere
4 2 (5.71%) CMS
4 2 (5.71%) K2 blackpearl
Business Applications
1 5 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.86%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.71%) HTTP
1 2 (5.71%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.57%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.71%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (28.57%) Visual Studio
2 5 (14.29%) Visual Studio Team System
3 3 (8.57%) Jasmine
3 3 (8.57%) Grunt
3 3 (8.57%) Bower
3 3 (8.57%) Selenium
3 3 (8.57%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (5.71%) JIRA
4 2 (5.71%) MSBuild
5 1 (2.86%) SpecFlow
5 1 (2.86%) NuGet
5 1 (2.86%) ReSharper
5 1 (2.86%) Subversion
5 1 (2.86%) NUnit
5 1 (2.86%) NCover
5 1 (2.86%) StyleCop
5 1 (2.86%) MSTest
5 1 (2.86%) NDepend
5 1 (2.86%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
5 1 (2.86%) Eclipse
General
1 7 (20.00%) Retail
2 2 (5.71%) Finance
3 1 (2.86%) Local Government
3 1 (2.86%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 14 (40.00%) Developer
2 11 (31.43%) Analyst
3 7 (20.00%) Agile Business Analyst
3 7 (20.00%) Business Analyst
4 5 (14.29%) CRM Developer
5 4 (11.43%) Project Manager
5 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Developer
5 4 (11.43%) Dynamics CRM Developer
6 3 (8.57%) Front-End Developer
6 3 (8.57%) Senior Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Software Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Contracts Manager
7 2 (5.71%) Senior C# Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Senior .NET Developer
7 2 (5.71%) .NET Developer
7 2 (5.71%) C# Developer
7 2 (5.71%) SharePoint Developer
7 2 (5.71%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
7 2 (5.71%) C# .NET Developer
8 1 (2.86%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (28.57%) HTML
1 10 (28.57%) .NET
1 10 (28.57%) CSS
2 8 (22.86%) .NET Framework
2 8 (22.86%) WCF
3 7 (20.00%) ASP.NET
4 3 (8.57%) CSS3
4 3 (8.57%) AngularJS
4 3 (8.57%) jQuery
4 3 (8.57%) HTML5
4 3 (8.57%) Web Services
5 2 (5.71%) XML
5 2 (5.71%) SOAP
5 2 (5.71%) JMS
5 2 (5.71%) WSDL
5 2 (5.71%) REST
6 1 (2.86%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 1 (2.86%) NHibernate
6 1 (2.86%) Ajax
6 1 (2.86%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.00%) User Experience
2 4 (11.43%) iPad
3 2 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.86%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.86%) Visualisation
4 1 (2.86%) Open Source
4 1 (2.86%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.86%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.57%) Windows
2 1 (2.86%) Windows 8
2 1 (2.86%) Windows 7
2 1 (2.86%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (28.57%) E-Commerce
2 9 (25.71%) Workflow
3 8 (22.86%) UML
4 7 (20.00%) CRM
5 6 (17.14%) TDD
5 6 (17.14%) Scrum
6 5 (14.29%) MVC
7 4 (11.43%) ITIL
7 4 (11.43%) Business Analysis
7 4 (11.43%) Waterfall
8 3 (8.57%) BDD
8 3 (8.57%) Migration
8 3 (8.57%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (8.57%) Pair Programming
8 3 (8.57%) Use Case
8 3 (8.57%) Project Management
8 3 (8.57%) PRINCE2
9 2 (5.71%) RAD
9 2 (5.71%) B2C
9 2 (5.71%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 11 (31.43%) JavaScript
2 5 (14.29%) C#
3 3 (8.57%) SQL
4 2 (5.71%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.86%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.86%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (11.43%) Degree
2 2 (5.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (5.71%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (5.71%) MBA
2 2 (5.71%) SC Cleared
2 2 (5.71%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.86%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (5.71%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 5 (14.29%) ATG
3 3 (8.57%) HP
4 2 (5.71%) SAP
4 2 (5.71%) IBM
4 2 (5.71%) hybris
4 2 (5.71%) Pega
5 1 (2.86%) VMware
5 1 (2.86%) Perforce
5 1 (2.86%) Cisco