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 26 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 8 15 9
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -6
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 4 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 5.33% 2.80% 5.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.84% 3.90% 6.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Average daily rate
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£430 £288 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+49.56% -11.53%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +2.85%
Agile Software Development
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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 Solihull region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Solihull
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
51 77 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 68.00% 71.96% 86.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 34 22
Average daily rate £400 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £273 £133
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Average hourly rate £33.00 - £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £27.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-6.48% -14.28%

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 26 January 2015, 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 3 (60.00%) PRINCE2
1 3 (60.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 3 (60.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) jQuery
2 2 (40.00%) HTML5
2 2 (40.00%) CSS
2 2 (40.00%) Internet
2 2 (40.00%) HTML
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (20.00%) Flash
3 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) Adobe
3 1 (20.00%) Streaming Video
3 1 (20.00%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (20.00%) Ajax
3 1 (20.00%) Web Development
3 1 (20.00%) Animation
3 1 (20.00%) Photography
3 1 (20.00%) Apache Flex
3 1 (20.00%) RIA
3 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (20.00%) R
3 1 (20.00%) CSS3
3 1 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (20.00%) 3D Animation
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (20.00%) Time Management

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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.

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (20.00%) Adobe Illustrator
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Internet
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (20.00%) Flex Builder
1 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (40.00%) Developer
3 1 (20.00%) UI Developer
3 1 (20.00%) UI Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) HTML
1 2 (40.00%) CSS
1 2 (40.00%) jQuery
1 2 (40.00%) HTML5
2 1 (20.00%) CSS3
2 1 (20.00%) Flash
2 1 (20.00%) Ajax
2 1 (20.00%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Streaming Video
1 1 (20.00%) Animation
1 1 (20.00%) Photography
1 1 (20.00%) RIA
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) PRINCE2
1 3 (60.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) Web Development
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (20.00%) Time Management
2 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (20.00%) 3D Animation
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) R
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (20.00%) Adobe