The table below looks at the statistics for Agile Software Development skills in IT contracts advertised for the Solihull 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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 7 13 10
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -3
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 5 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 8.33% 7.55% 3.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.50% 11.27% 4.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Average daily rate
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£330 £265 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.52% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £41.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-14.63% +9.33%
Agile Software Development
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Solihull region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Solihull
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
40 71 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 66.67% 66.98% 72.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 21 13
Average daily rate £325 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £265 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £400 £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Average hourly rate - £23.50 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -26.56%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

Agile Software Development
Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Solihull region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Agile Software Development Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

Agile Software Development
Daily Rate Trend in Solihull

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Solihull region.

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Trend in Solihull

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Solihull 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 8 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 8 (50.00%) HTML
1 8 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 8 (50.00%) CSS
2 7 (43.75%) Visual Studio
2 7 (43.75%) .NET
2 7 (43.75%) jQuery
2 7 (43.75%) Waterfall
3 6 (37.50%) CSS3
3 6 (37.50%) Web Development
3 6 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (37.50%) Time Management
3 6 (37.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (37.50%) HTML5
3 6 (37.50%) Ajax
3 6 (37.50%) MS Excel
3 6 (37.50%) Internet
4 5 (31.25%) C#
4 5 (31.25%) ASP.NET
4 5 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
5 4 (25.00%) UNIX
5 4 (25.00%) Finance
5 4 (25.00%) ITIL
5 4 (25.00%) VMware
5 4 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (18.75%) SharePoint
6 3 (18.75%) MS Office
7 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
7 2 (12.50%) XML

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Solihull 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 3 (18.75%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (37.50%) MS Excel
2 3 (18.75%) MS Office
3 1 (6.25%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (37.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (43.75%) Visual Studio
2 6 (37.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (6.25%) T4 Templates
General
1 4 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (62.50%) Developer
2 4 (25.00%) UI Programmer
2 4 (25.00%) Web Developer
2 4 (25.00%) UI Developer
3 3 (18.75%) .NET Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Data Centre Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Designer
5 1 (6.25%) VB.NET Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Front-End Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Front-End Web Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Designer
5 1 (6.25%) Business Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (50.00%) HTML
1 8 (50.00%) CSS
2 7 (43.75%) .NET
2 7 (43.75%) jQuery
3 6 (37.50%) CSS3
3 6 (37.50%) HTML5
3 6 (37.50%) Ajax
4 5 (31.25%) ASP.NET
5 2 (12.50%) XML
5 2 (12.50%) WCF
5 2 (12.50%) WPF
6 1 (6.25%) D3.js
6 1 (6.25%) Managed Extensibility Framework
6 1 (6.25%) Silverlight
6 1 (6.25%) NHibernate
6 1 (6.25%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (6.25%) Smart Meter
2 1 (6.25%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) UNIX
2 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Waterfall
2 6 (37.50%) Web Development
2 6 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (37.50%) Time Management
3 4 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 4 (25.00%) ITIL
4 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2
5 1 (6.25%) Demand Forecasting
5 1 (6.25%) Use Case
5 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (6.25%) TDD
5 1 (6.25%) Business Analysis
5 1 (6.25%) Data Architecture
5 1 (6.25%) Multithreading
5 1 (6.25%) Test Scripting
5 1 (6.25%) MVVM
5 1 (6.25%) PRINCE
5 1 (6.25%) E-Commerce
5 1 (6.25%) Scrum
5 1 (6.25%) UML
Programming Languages
1 8 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (31.25%) C#
3 1 (6.25%) XPath
3 1 (6.25%) XQuery
3 1 (6.25%) VB.NET
3 1 (6.25%) VBA
System Software
1 4 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 8 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (25.00%) VMware