The table below looks at the statistics for Agile Software Development skills in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire 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 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 8 5 23
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +18
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 23 26 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 16.08% 19.12% 6.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 21.50% 26.80% 10.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 15 8
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£400 £341 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.21% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £317 £250 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £433 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £360 £353
% change year-on-year
+7.63% +2.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £37.40
% change year-on-year
-7.09% +3.60%
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 Staffordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
107 97 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 74.83% 71.32% 67.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 59 60
Average daily rate £375 £310 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.96% -6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 4
Average hourly rate £17.50 £25.00 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +138.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

Agile Software Development
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

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

Agile Software Development Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

Agile Software Development
Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

Agile Software Development
Daily Rate Histogram in Staffordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 3 March 2015.

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Histogram in Staffordshire

Agile Software Development
Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Staffordshire region.

Agile Software Development Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

Agile Software Development
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Software Development within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 3 March 2015. 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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stoke-on-Trent +5 10 £375 - 4
Stafford -6 2 £438 - 4
Lichfield - 1 £363 - 2
Burton-upon-Trent - - - -
Tamworth - - - - 3
Agile Software Development
West Midlands

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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 18 (46.15%) .NET
2 16 (41.03%) C#
3 12 (30.77%) SOA
4 11 (28.21%) JavaScript
5 10 (25.64%) Web Services
5 10 (25.64%) Scrum
6 9 (23.08%) Finance
6 9 (23.08%) SQL Server
6 9 (23.08%) ASP.NET
6 9 (23.08%) CSS
7 8 (20.51%) HTML
7 8 (20.51%) SQL
7 8 (20.51%) Project Management
7 8 (20.51%) Security Cleared
7 8 (20.51%) Waterfall
7 8 (20.51%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (17.95%) SC Cleared
8 7 (17.95%) Microsoft
8 7 (17.95%) MS Excel
9 6 (15.38%) Java
9 6 (15.38%) MS Project
9 6 (15.38%) XML
9 6 (15.38%) PRINCE2
9 6 (15.38%) OO
9 6 (15.38%) Project Planning
9 6 (15.38%) jQuery
9 6 (15.38%) Law
9 6 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (15.38%) MVC
9 6 (15.38%) HTML5

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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 (7.69%) JBoss
1 3 (7.69%) Node.js
2 1 (2.56%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (2.56%) Apache
2 1 (2.56%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.56%) CMS
2 1 (2.56%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.56%) Liferay
Applications
1 7 (17.95%) MS Excel
2 6 (15.38%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.13%) Internet
2 1 (2.56%) Extranet
2 1 (2.56%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.69%) MySQL
2 3 (7.69%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.56%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (10.26%) Subversion
1 4 (10.26%) Visual Studio
2 2 (5.13%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (2.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (2.56%) JIRA
3 1 (2.56%) ReSharper
3 1 (2.56%) Selenium
3 1 (2.56%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (2.56%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.56%) PHPUnit
3 1 (2.56%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 9 (23.08%) Finance
2 6 (15.38%) Law
3 1 (2.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 22 (56.41%) Developer
2 6 (15.38%) Project Manager
3 5 (12.82%) Java Developer
3 5 (12.82%) Agile Project Manager
3 5 (12.82%) Architect
4 4 (10.26%) .NET Developer
4 4 (10.26%) .NET Architect
4 4 (10.26%) Senior Developer
5 3 (7.69%) Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) Senior .NET Developer
5 3 (7.69%) Front-End Developer
6 2 (5.13%) QA Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Web Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Quality Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Test Engineer
7 1 (2.56%) Database Developer
7 1 (2.56%) SQL Developer
7 1 (2.56%) PHP Developer
7 1 (2.56%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (2.56%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (46.15%) .NET
2 10 (25.64%) Web Services
3 9 (23.08%) ASP.NET
3 9 (23.08%) CSS
4 8 (20.51%) HTML
5 6 (15.38%) XML
5 6 (15.38%) HTML5
5 6 (15.38%) jQuery
6 3 (7.69%) RESTful
6 3 (7.69%) JSF
7 2 (5.13%) Adobe AIR
7 2 (5.13%) Apache Flex
7 2 (5.13%) Flash
7 2 (5.13%) SOAP
7 2 (5.13%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (2.56%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 1 (2.56%) REST
8 1 (2.56%) CSS3
8 1 (2.56%) PhoneGap
8 1 (2.56%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.51%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.26%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (5.13%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.56%) User Experience
4 1 (2.56%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.56%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.26%) Linux
2 3 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (30.77%) SOA
2 10 (25.64%) Scrum
3 8 (20.51%) Waterfall
3 8 (20.51%) Project Management
4 6 (15.38%) MVC
4 6 (15.38%) PRINCE2
4 6 (15.38%) OO
4 6 (15.38%) Project Planning
4 6 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (12.82%) TDD
6 4 (10.26%) Web Development
6 4 (10.26%) E-Commerce
6 4 (10.26%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (7.69%) Responsive Web Design
7 3 (7.69%) Test Scripting
7 3 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (5.13%) Manual Testing
8 2 (5.13%) Performance Testing
9 1 (2.56%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (41.03%) C#
2 11 (28.21%) JavaScript
3 8 (20.51%) SQL
4 6 (15.38%) Java
5 3 (7.69%) PHP
6 2 (5.13%) T-SQL
6 2 (5.13%) ActionScript
6 2 (5.13%) ActionScript 3.0
7 1 (2.56%) VB
7 1 (2.56%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (20.51%) Security Cleared
2 7 (17.95%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.13%) ISEB
4 1 (2.56%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 3 (7.69%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (17.95%) Microsoft
2 5 (12.82%) IBM
3 4 (10.26%) Oracle
4 3 (7.69%) TIBCO
5 2 (5.13%) Adobe
6 1 (2.56%) i2
6 1 (2.56%) Salesforce.com
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