The first table below looks at the demand for Agile Project Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Agile Project Management over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the South West region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Project Management
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Agile Project Management 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West - - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £353
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2508 1631 2548
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 75.72% 70.12% 70.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1546 1015 1521
Average daily rate £375 £350 £396
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -11.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £480 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 112 60 154
Average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +28.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £17.20 £18.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.75 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Agile Project Management
England

Agile Project Management
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Agile Project Management across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Agile Project Management Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Agile Project Management
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Agile Project Management across the South West region.

Agile Project Management Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Agile Project Management
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Project Management within the South West region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Bristol - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - -
Agile Project Management
England

Agile Project Management
Top 21 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing Agile Project Management 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 Project Management.

1 5 (100.00%) Project Management
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) ITIL
2 3 (60.00%) PRINCE2
2 3 (60.00%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (60.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (60.00%) Business Analysis
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (60.00%) Requirements Management
3 2 (40.00%) Use Case
3 2 (40.00%) Information Architecture
3 2 (40.00%) User Stories
3 2 (40.00%) HTML
3 2 (40.00%) CSS
3 2 (40.00%) Content Management
4 1 (20.00%) B2B
4 1 (20.00%) CMS
4 1 (20.00%) Liferay

Agile Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing Agile Project Management 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 Project Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) CMS
1 1 (20.00%) Liferay
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Web Producer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Producer
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Digital Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Web Producer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) HTML
1 2 (40.00%) CSS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Project Management
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) ITIL
2 3 (60.00%) PRINCE2
2 3 (60.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (60.00%) Business Analysis
2 3 (60.00%) Requirements Management
3 2 (40.00%) Use Case
3 2 (40.00%) Information Architecture
3 2 (40.00%) User Stories
3 2 (40.00%) Content Management
4 1 (20.00%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) SQL