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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Agile Software Development over the 3 months to 26 February 2017 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Agile Software Development
West Midlands / Staffordshire
Rank 6 7 8
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +1
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 26 17 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 14.94% 12.14% 18.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 20.63% 15.04% 23.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 8 21
Median daily rate £345 £323 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.97% -19.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £318 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £44.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-4.49% +23.61%

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
126 113 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 72.41% 80.71% 76.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 83 71
Median daily rate £345 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.42% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +0.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 2
Median hourly rate £55.00 £17.00 £13.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+223.52% +23.63%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +40.35%

Agile Software Development
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Staffordshire 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 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 26 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Software Development within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 26 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stoke-on-Trent -3 12 £363 +13.28% 2
Burton-upon-Trent - 3 £290 - 1
Stafford - 2 - - 2
Tamworth - 1 £425 - 1
Agile Software Development
West Midlands

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 25 (35.21%) .NET
2 22 (30.99%) HTML
2 22 (30.99%) Scrum
3 21 (29.58%) C#
4 18 (25.35%) JavaScript
5 17 (23.94%) SQL Server
5 17 (23.94%) HTML5
6 16 (22.54%) CSS
6 16 (22.54%) Microsoft
7 15 (21.13%) MVC
7 15 (21.13%) Java
7 15 (21.13%) jQuery
8 12 (16.90%) TDD
8 12 (16.90%) SQL
9 11 (15.49%) ASP.NET
10 10 (14.08%) OO
10 10 (14.08%) Selenium
10 10 (14.08%) Git (software)
10 10 (14.08%) AngularJS
11 9 (12.68%) React
11 9 (12.68%) Software Engineering
11 9 (12.68%) CRM
12 8 (11.27%) XML
12 8 (11.27%) JIRA
12 8 (11.27%) Dynamics CRM
12 8 (11.27%) SOLID
13 7 (9.86%) Jenkins
13 7 (9.86%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 7 (9.86%) Continuous Integration
13 7 (9.86%) QA

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire 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 3 (4.23%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.82%) Confluence
2 2 (2.82%) JBoss
Applications
1 4 (5.63%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.82%) MS Project
3 1 (1.41%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 8 (11.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.41%) MFGPRO
2 1 (1.41%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.82%) SaaS
1 2 (2.82%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.82%) Skype
2 1 (1.41%) Profibus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (23.94%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.63%) MySQL
3 3 (4.23%) NoSQL
3 3 (4.23%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (4.23%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.82%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.82%) RDBMS
4 2 (2.82%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.41%) GIS
5 1 (1.41%) QlikView
5 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (1.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (14.08%) Git (software)
1 10 (14.08%) Selenium
2 8 (11.27%) JIRA
3 7 (9.86%) Jenkins
4 6 (8.45%) Subversion
5 5 (7.04%) SpecFlow
5 5 (7.04%) TeamCity
6 4 (5.63%) Grunt
6 4 (5.63%) WebDriver
7 3 (4.23%) Gradle
7 3 (4.23%) Octopus Deploy
7 3 (4.23%) Visual Studio
8 2 (2.82%) Ant
8 2 (2.82%) Appium
8 2 (2.82%) Cucumber
8 2 (2.82%) gulp
8 2 (2.82%) Maven
8 2 (2.82%) NUnit
8 2 (2.82%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (1.41%) SoapUI
General
1 5 (7.04%) Games
2 2 (2.82%) Finance
2 2 (2.82%) Retail
3 1 (1.41%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 43 (60.56%) Developer
2 13 (18.31%) C# Developer
3 12 (16.90%) .NET Developer
4 9 (12.68%) Analyst
4 9 (12.68%) Java Developer
5 8 (11.27%) C# .NET Developer
6 6 (8.45%) Project Manager
7 5 (7.04%) ASP.NET Developer
7 5 (7.04%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 4 (5.63%) Business Analyst
8 4 (5.63%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (5.63%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 4 (5.63%) Software Developer
8 4 (5.63%) Test Analyst
9 3 (4.23%) JavaScript Developer
9 3 (4.23%) QA Engineer
9 3 (4.23%) Senior QA Engineer
9 3 (4.23%) SQL Developer
9 3 (4.23%) Test Manager
9 3 (4.23%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (35.21%) .NET
2 22 (30.99%) HTML
3 17 (23.94%) HTML5
4 16 (22.54%) CSS
5 15 (21.13%) jQuery
6 11 (15.49%) ASP.NET
7 10 (14.08%) AngularJS
8 9 (12.68%) React
9 8 (11.27%) XML
10 7 (9.86%) ASP.NET MVC
10 7 (9.86%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 6 (8.45%) WCF
12 5 (7.04%) Node.js
12 5 (7.04%) Spring
13 4 (5.63%) CSS3
13 4 (5.63%) Web Services
13 4 (5.63%) WPF
14 3 (4.23%) Angular 2
14 3 (4.23%) REST
14 3 (4.23%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.23%) e-Learning
2 2 (2.82%) Computer Science
2 2 (2.82%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.41%) Algorithms
3 1 (1.41%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.41%) Device Driver
3 1 (1.41%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (1.41%) iPad
3 1 (1.41%) IVR
3 1 (1.41%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.41%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.41%) NHS
3 1 (1.41%) Online Games
3 1 (1.41%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.82%) Apple iOS
1 2 (2.82%) VxWorks
2 1 (1.41%) Android
2 1 (1.41%) Linux
2 1 (1.41%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (30.99%) Scrum
2 15 (21.13%) MVC
3 12 (16.90%) TDD
4 10 (14.08%) OO
5 9 (12.68%) CRM
5 9 (12.68%) Software Engineering
6 8 (11.27%) SOLID
7 7 (9.86%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (9.86%) OOP
7 7 (9.86%) Project Management
7 7 (9.86%) Web Development
8 6 (8.45%) Functional Testing
9 5 (7.04%) BDD
9 5 (7.04%) Continuous Delivery
9 5 (7.04%) Kanban
9 5 (7.04%) SOA
9 5 (7.04%) Unit Testing
9 5 (7.04%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (5.63%) Business Analysis
10 4 (5.63%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 21 (29.58%) C#
2 18 (25.35%) JavaScript
3 15 (21.13%) Java
4 12 (16.90%) SQL
5 6 (8.45%) T-SQL
6 3 (4.23%) C
6 3 (4.23%) PowerShell
7 2 (2.82%) Objective-C
7 2 (2.82%) TypeScript
8 1 (1.41%) C++
8 1 (1.41%) ES6
8 1 (1.41%) MATLAB
8 1 (1.41%) Pascal
8 1 (1.41%) Python
8 1 (1.41%) Ruby
8 1 (1.41%) VB
8 1 (1.41%) VB6
Qualifications
1 3 (4.23%) ISEB
1 3 (4.23%) ISTQB
2 2 (2.82%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.86%) QA
2 1 (1.41%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.41%) IEC 61508
2 1 (1.41%) PMO
2 1 (1.41%) SDET
System Software
1 2 (2.82%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (2.82%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 16 (22.54%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.23%) Canon
2 3 (4.23%) SOASTA, Inc
3 2 (2.82%) Google
4 1 (1.41%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.41%) Coverity
4 1 (1.41%) SAP