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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 7 15 9
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -6
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 7 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 11.11% 3.06% 3.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 14.58% 4.55% 5.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
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- £283 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £57.50 £40.50 £37.25
% change year-on-year
+41.97% +8.73%
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
48 66 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 76.19% 67.35% 61.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 17 7
Average daily rate £325 £375 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £263 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £422 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Average hourly rate - £16.50 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -48.43%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -3.22%

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 29 August 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 6 (85.71%) MS Excel
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
1 6 (85.71%) HTML
1 6 (85.71%) JavaScript
1 6 (85.71%) Visual Studio
1 6 (85.71%) CSS
1 6 (85.71%) Ajax
1 6 (85.71%) Web Development
1 6 (85.71%) jQuery
1 6 (85.71%) Continuous Integration
1 6 (85.71%) Time Management
1 6 (85.71%) Team Foundation Server
1 6 (85.71%) Internet
1 6 (85.71%) Waterfall
2 5 (71.43%) CSS3
2 5 (71.43%) HTML5
3 4 (57.14%) .NET
3 4 (57.14%) Finance
4 3 (42.86%) SharePoint
4 3 (42.86%) C#
4 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET
4 3 (42.86%) Responsive Web Design
5 2 (28.57%) SaaS
6 1 (14.29%) D3.js
6 1 (14.29%) XPath
6 1 (14.29%) JSON
6 1 (14.29%) Silverlight
6 1 (14.29%) XML
6 1 (14.29%) OO
6 1 (14.29%) VB.NET

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (42.86%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (85.71%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (85.71%) Internet
Development Applications
1 6 (85.71%) Visual Studio
1 6 (85.71%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (14.29%) T4 Templates
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Web Developer
2 3 (42.86%) UI Developer
2 3 (42.86%) UI Programmer
3 1 (14.29%) .NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) HTML
1 6 (85.71%) CSS
1 6 (85.71%) jQuery
1 6 (85.71%) Ajax
2 5 (71.43%) HTML5
2 5 (71.43%) CSS3
3 4 (57.14%) .NET
4 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET
5 1 (14.29%) XML
5 1 (14.29%) D3.js
5 1 (14.29%) JSON
5 1 (14.29%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) GIS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Web Development
1 6 (85.71%) Continuous Integration
1 6 (85.71%) Time Management
1 6 (85.71%) Waterfall
2 3 (42.86%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (14.29%) OO
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) JavaScript
2 3 (42.86%) C#
3 1 (14.29%) VB.NET
3 1 (14.29%) XQuery
3 1 (14.29%) XPath
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft