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 5 December 2016 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Agile Software Development
Rank 6 9 8
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -1
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 16 16 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 11.94% 8.89% 9.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 16.67% 11.59% 13.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 7 5
Median daily rate £500 £550 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +22.22%
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £43.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +20.83%
Agile Software Development
England

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
96 138 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 71.64% 76.67% 68.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 76 46
Median daily rate £500 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £650 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Median hourly rate £9.00 - £43.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.75 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-12.01% +39.80%

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 5 December 2016.

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 5 December 2016, 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 14 (37.84%) Scrum
2 13 (35.14%) Waterfall
3 12 (32.43%) Retail
3 12 (32.43%) SQL
4 11 (29.73%) .NET
5 10 (27.03%) Oracle
6 9 (24.32%) SQL Server
6 9 (24.32%) C#
6 9 (24.32%) Windows
6 9 (24.32%) Microsoft
6 9 (24.32%) Case Management
7 8 (21.62%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (21.62%) Microsoft Azure
7 8 (21.62%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (21.62%) CRM
7 8 (21.62%) SAP
7 8 (21.62%) Business Analysis
7 8 (21.62%) Integration Testing
8 7 (18.92%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (18.92%) Dynamics CRM
8 7 (18.92%) Enterprise Architecture
8 7 (18.92%) Data Management
8 7 (18.92%) Zachman Framework
8 7 (18.92%) TOGAF
8 7 (18.92%) Document Management
8 7 (18.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 7 (18.92%) Oracle Reports
8 7 (18.92%) SharePoint
8 7 (18.92%) MS Excel
8 7 (18.92%) BizTalk Server

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 7 (18.92%) BizTalk Server
1 7 (18.92%) SharePoint
1 7 (18.92%) Skype for Business
2 4 (10.81%) WebSphere
3 2 (5.41%) Apache
3 2 (5.41%) Apache Solr
3 2 (5.41%) Cloud Foundry
3 2 (5.41%) IIS
3 2 (5.41%) JBoss
3 2 (5.41%) nginx
3 2 (5.41%) OpenStack
3 2 (5.41%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.70%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 7 (18.92%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.70%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (18.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.70%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 8 (21.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (18.92%) Office 365
2 7 (18.92%) Yammer
3 3 (8.11%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (8.11%) IaaS
3 3 (8.11%) PaaS
3 3 (8.11%) SaaS
4 1 (2.70%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.81%) DNS
2 2 (5.41%) Firewall
2 2 (5.41%) HTTP
3 1 (2.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (24.32%) SQL Server
2 7 (18.92%) Oracle Reports
2 7 (18.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (16.22%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (13.51%) Relational Database
5 4 (10.81%) NoSQL
6 3 (8.11%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (8.11%) MongoDB
6 3 (8.11%) RDBMS
7 2 (5.41%) MySQL
7 2 (5.41%) Riak
8 1 (2.70%) Hadoop
8 1 (2.70%) Power BI
8 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (10.81%) Git (software)
1 4 (10.81%) Jenkins
1 4 (10.81%) JIRA
1 4 (10.81%) Selenium
2 2 (5.41%) Ant
2 2 (5.41%) GoCD
2 2 (5.41%) Maven
2 2 (5.41%) SonarQube
2 2 (5.41%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.70%) Cucumber
3 1 (2.70%) Protractor
3 1 (2.70%) Robot Framework
3 1 (2.70%) SpecFlow
3 1 (2.70%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (2.70%) WebDriver
General
1 12 (32.43%) Retail
2 2 (5.41%) Automotive
3 1 (2.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (21.62%) Analyst
1 8 (21.62%) Architect
1 8 (21.62%) Developer
2 6 (16.22%) Solutions Architect
3 5 (13.51%) Consultant
3 5 (13.51%) CRM Consultant
3 5 (13.51%) CRM Technical Consultant
3 5 (13.51%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
3 5 (13.51%) Microsoft Consultant
3 5 (13.51%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
3 5 (13.51%) Technical Consultant
4 4 (10.81%) Business Analyst
4 4 (10.81%) Project Manager
4 4 (10.81%) Test Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) Agile Business Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) Agile Test Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) Dynamics CRM Developer
5 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Developer
5 3 (8.11%) Selenium Test Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (29.73%) .NET
2 5 (13.51%) COM
3 3 (8.11%) Node.js
4 2 (5.41%) Behat
4 2 (5.41%) Django
4 2 (5.41%) Doctrine
4 2 (5.41%) HTML
4 2 (5.41%) JSON
4 2 (5.41%) LAMP
4 2 (5.41%) LAPP Stack
4 2 (5.41%) LEMP Stack
4 2 (5.41%) Symfony
4 2 (5.41%) Web Services
5 1 (2.70%) EDI
5 1 (2.70%) Java SE
5 1 (2.70%) RESTful
5 1 (2.70%) SOAP
5 1 (2.70%) Spring
5 1 (2.70%) Struts
5 1 (2.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.62%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.81%) Data Integration
2 4 (10.81%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.41%) iPad
4 1 (2.70%) EPoS
4 1 (2.70%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.70%) Smart Meter
4 1 (2.70%) User Experience
4 1 (2.70%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 9 (24.32%) Windows
2 6 (16.22%) Linux
3 2 (5.41%) CoreOS
3 2 (5.41%) Solaris
4 1 (2.70%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (37.84%) Scrum
2 13 (35.14%) Waterfall
3 9 (24.32%) Case Management
4 8 (21.62%) Business Analysis
4 8 (21.62%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (21.62%) CRM
4 8 (21.62%) Integration Testing
5 7 (18.92%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (18.92%) Data Management
5 7 (18.92%) Document Management
5 7 (18.92%) Enterprise Architecture
5 7 (18.92%) SDLC
5 7 (18.92%) TOGAF
5 7 (18.92%) Zachman Framework
6 6 (16.22%) Migration
7 5 (13.51%) E-Commerce
8 4 (10.81%) BDD
8 4 (10.81%) Performance Testing
9 3 (8.11%) TDD
9 3 (8.11%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 12 (32.43%) SQL
2 9 (24.32%) C#
3 6 (16.22%) Java
4 5 (13.51%) Python
5 3 (8.11%) PowerShell
6 2 (5.41%) Go
6 2 (5.41%) JavaScript
6 2 (5.41%) Perl
6 2 (5.41%) PHP
6 2 (5.41%) Ruby
6 2 (5.41%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.70%) C
7 1 (2.70%) R
Qualifications
1 3 (8.11%) Degree
1 3 (8.11%) ISTQB
2 2 (5.41%) ISEB
2 2 (5.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (2.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) QA
System Software
1 7 (18.92%) Active Directory
2 4 (10.81%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (5.41%) Ansible
1 2 (5.41%) Control-M
1 2 (5.41%) Kubernetes
1 2 (5.41%) Mesos
1 2 (5.41%) Nagios
1 2 (5.41%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (5.41%) rkt
1 2 (5.41%) Unicenter
1 2 (5.41%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 10 (27.03%) Oracle
2 9 (24.32%) Microsoft
3 8 (21.62%) SAP
4 7 (18.92%) Infor
4 7 (18.92%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (8.11%) ATG
6 2 (5.41%) New Relic
7 1 (2.70%) Demandware
7 1 (2.70%) hybris
7 1 (2.70%) MuleSoft
7 1 (2.70%) Tableau
7 1 (2.70%) Talend