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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Agile Software Development over the 3 months to 30 August 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Agile Software Development
Rank 14 13 5
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -8
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 9 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 6.98% 4.76% 14.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.34% 6.25% 18.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 2
Median daily rate £488 £463 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.40% +40.15%
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £41.25
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.03%
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
87 80 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 67.44% 76.19% 79.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 39 22
Median daily rate £345 £340 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.47% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £300 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £430 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £15.50 £20.75 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.30% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £32.54 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-7.80% +26.36%

Agile Software Development
Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Solihull 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 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 30 August 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 Solihull region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 16 (61.54%) Scrum
2 12 (46.15%) C
3 9 (34.62%) Linux
3 9 (34.62%) ClearCase
4 8 (30.77%) Ethernet
4 8 (30.77%) SNMP
4 8 (30.77%) Web Services
4 8 (30.77%) Unix
4 8 (30.77%) C++
4 8 (30.77%) IPv4
4 8 (30.77%) Shell Script
4 8 (30.77%) Software Engineering
4 8 (30.77%) CppUnit
4 8 (30.77%) OpenSSH
4 8 (30.77%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 8 (30.77%) Regular Expression
4 8 (30.77%) Embedded Systems
4 8 (30.77%) Kalman Filter
4 8 (30.77%) iptables
5 6 (23.08%) Rational Rhapsody
6 5 (19.23%) .NET
6 5 (19.23%) Security Cleared
7 4 (15.38%) Git (software)
7 4 (15.38%) HTML5
7 4 (15.38%) Network Management
7 4 (15.38%) REST
7 4 (15.38%) CSS3
7 4 (15.38%) Jenkins
7 4 (15.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 4 (15.38%) Continuous Integration

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull 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 4 (15.38%) Oracle Workflow
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 8 (30.77%) Ethernet
1 8 (30.77%) IPv4
1 8 (30.77%) SNMP
2 1 (3.85%) DNS
2 1 (3.85%) LDAP
2 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (15.38%) Oracle Database
1 4 (15.38%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (34.62%) ClearCase
2 8 (30.77%) CppUnit
3 6 (23.08%) Rational Rhapsody
4 4 (15.38%) ClearQuest
4 4 (15.38%) Git (software)
4 4 (15.38%) Jenkins
4 4 (15.38%) Oracle Forms
5 3 (11.54%) JIRA
5 3 (11.54%) PVCS
6 2 (7.69%) Automake
7 1 (3.85%) Apache Ivy
7 1 (3.85%) JUnit
7 1 (3.85%) Selenium
7 1 (3.85%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (3.85%) Subversion
7 1 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (11.54%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Games
Job Titles
1 11 (42.31%) Developer
2 6 (23.08%) Embedded Engineer
2 6 (23.08%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 6 (23.08%) Software Engineer
3 5 (19.23%) .NET Developer
4 4 (15.38%) C# .NET Developer
4 4 (15.38%) C# Developer
4 4 (15.38%) Lead Developer
5 3 (11.54%) Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) C++ Developer
6 2 (7.69%) C++ Software Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Embedded C Software Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Embedded C++ Developer
6 2 (7.69%) ETL Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Oracle Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Software Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Software Test Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (30.77%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 8 (30.77%) Regular Expression
1 8 (30.77%) Web Services
2 5 (19.23%) .NET
3 4 (15.38%) CSS
3 4 (15.38%) CSS3
3 4 (15.38%) HTML
3 4 (15.38%) HTML5
3 4 (15.38%) React
3 4 (15.38%) REST
3 4 (15.38%) SOAP
3 4 (15.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 3 (11.54%) Apache CXF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (30.77%) Embedded Systems
2 3 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (7.69%) Smart Meter
4 1 (3.85%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.85%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 9 (34.62%) Linux
2 8 (30.77%) Unix
3 3 (11.54%) Windows
4 1 (3.85%) AIX
4 1 (3.85%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (61.54%) Scrum
2 8 (30.77%) Kalman Filter
2 8 (30.77%) Software Engineering
3 4 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (15.38%) ETL
3 4 (15.38%) Network Management
3 4 (15.38%) OO
3 4 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (15.38%) Workflow
4 3 (11.54%) Automated Testing
4 3 (11.54%) CRM
4 3 (11.54%) Defect Management
4 3 (11.54%) Defect Tracking
4 3 (11.54%) ERP
4 3 (11.54%) Integration Testing
4 3 (11.54%) OOP
4 3 (11.54%) Test Scripting
4 3 (11.54%) Test Strategy
4 3 (11.54%) UML
5 2 (7.69%) Planning and Forecasting
Programming Languages
1 12 (46.15%) C
2 8 (30.77%) C++
2 8 (30.77%) Shell Script
3 4 (15.38%) C#
3 4 (15.38%) Java
3 4 (15.38%) JavaScript
4 3 (11.54%) R
5 1 (3.85%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (19.23%) Security Cleared
2 3 (11.54%) Sun Certification
3 2 (7.69%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.85%) ISEB
System Software
1 8 (30.77%) iptables
1 8 (30.77%) OpenSSH
Systems Management
1 4 (15.38%) CA Spectrum
2 3 (11.54%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (3.85%) Ansible
3 1 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (3.85%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (15.38%) CA
1 4 (15.38%) Oracle
1 4 (15.38%) SevOne
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.85%) SAP