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 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 12 13 11
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -2
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 26 11 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 11.40% 8.33% 10.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 14.77% 12.36% 15.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 8 9
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£400 £363 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +19.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £390 £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.05% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £36.11
% change year-on-year
- -3.07%
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
176 89 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 77.19% 67.42% 64.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 55 31
Average daily rate £360 £325 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.76% +7.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £250 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 9 6
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.26 £21.29
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.59% -23.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.15 £15.31
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £17.30 £30.03
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 6 May 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 6 May 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +7 9 £325 -1.51% 2
Lichfield - 1 £363 - 3
Stafford - 1 £438 - 3
Agile Software Development
West Midlands

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 25 (67.57%) .NET
2 17 (45.95%) C#
3 15 (40.54%) JavaScript
4 13 (35.14%) Scrum
5 12 (32.43%) SOA
6 11 (29.73%) CSS
7 10 (27.03%) MVC
7 10 (27.03%) Security Cleared
8 9 (24.32%) SC Cleared
8 9 (24.32%) SQL Server
8 9 (24.32%) ASP.NET
9 8 (21.62%) HTML
9 8 (21.62%) SQL
9 8 (21.62%) Microsoft
10 7 (18.92%) Web Services
10 7 (18.92%) OO
10 7 (18.92%) jQuery
11 6 (16.22%) Law
11 6 (16.22%) TDD
11 6 (16.22%) HTML5
11 6 (16.22%) Node.js
11 6 (16.22%) XML
11 6 (16.22%) MS Excel
11 6 (16.22%) Analytical Skills
12 5 (13.51%) Responsive Web Design
12 5 (13.51%) IBM
12 5 (13.51%) Waterfall
12 5 (13.51%) Finance
13 4 (10.81%) Stakeholder Management
13 4 (10.81%) Project Planning

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 6 (16.22%) Node.js
2 2 (5.41%) JBoss
3 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.70%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.70%) CMS
3 1 (2.70%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.70%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 6 (16.22%) MS Excel
2 4 (10.81%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.70%) Line 500
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.41%) Internet
2 1 (2.70%) Extranet
2 1 (2.70%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (24.32%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.11%) Oracle Database
3 2 (5.41%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.70%) MarkLogic
4 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (10.81%) Visual Studio
2 3 (8.11%) Subversion
3 2 (5.41%) Eclipse
3 2 (5.41%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (5.41%) Selenium
4 1 (2.70%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.70%) WebDriver
4 1 (2.70%) PHPUnit
4 1 (2.70%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.70%) ReSharper
General
1 6 (16.22%) Law
2 5 (13.51%) Finance
3 1 (2.70%) Local Government
3 1 (2.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 21 (56.76%) Developer
2 9 (24.32%) .NET Developer
3 7 (18.92%) Senior Developer
4 6 (16.22%) Senior .NET Developer
5 5 (13.51%) Architect
5 5 (13.51%) Analyst
6 4 (10.81%) Project Manager
6 4 (10.81%) .NET Architect
6 4 (10.81%) Agile Project Manager
7 3 (8.11%) C# Developer
7 3 (8.11%) Java Developer
7 3 (8.11%) Test Analyst
8 2 (5.41%) Web Developer
8 2 (5.41%) Applications Developer
8 2 (5.41%) C# .NET Developer
9 1 (2.70%) Agile Coach
9 1 (2.70%) AWS Developer
9 1 (2.70%) Salesforce.com Consultant
9 1 (2.70%) Agile Test Analyst
9 1 (2.70%) Rapid Application Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (67.57%) .NET
2 11 (29.73%) CSS
3 9 (24.32%) ASP.NET
4 8 (21.62%) HTML
5 7 (18.92%) jQuery
5 7 (18.92%) Web Services
6 6 (16.22%) XML
6 6 (16.22%) HTML5
7 4 (10.81%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (8.11%) CSS3
8 3 (8.11%) Razor View Engine
8 3 (8.11%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 3 (8.11%) RESTful
9 2 (5.41%) SOAP
9 2 (5.41%) J2EE
10 1 (2.70%) ADO.NET
10 1 (2.70%) Middleware
10 1 (2.70%) JSF
10 1 (2.70%) .NET Framework
10 1 (2.70%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.22%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.81%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.70%) Data Integration
3 1 (2.70%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.11%) Windows
1 3 (8.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (35.14%) Scrum
2 12 (32.43%) SOA
3 10 (27.03%) MVC
4 7 (18.92%) OO
5 6 (16.22%) TDD
6 5 (13.51%) Waterfall
6 5 (13.51%) Responsive Web Design
7 4 (10.81%) Project Planning
7 4 (10.81%) Web Development
7 4 (10.81%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (10.81%) PRINCE2
7 4 (10.81%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (10.81%) Project Management
7 4 (10.81%) Software Delivery
8 3 (8.11%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (8.11%) E-Commerce
8 3 (8.11%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (5.41%) RAD
9 2 (5.41%) Process Management
9 2 (5.41%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 17 (45.95%) C#
2 15 (40.54%) JavaScript
3 8 (21.62%) SQL
4 4 (10.81%) Java
5 2 (5.41%) XQuery
6 1 (2.70%) PHP
6 1 (2.70%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.70%) VB
6 1 (2.70%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 10 (27.03%) Security Cleared
2 9 (24.32%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.70%) ISEB
3 1 (2.70%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) QA
System Software
1 3 (8.11%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (21.62%) Microsoft
2 5 (13.51%) IBM
3 4 (10.81%) Oracle
4 3 (8.11%) TIBCO
5 2 (5.41%) i2
6 1 (2.70%) Sage
6 1 (2.70%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (2.70%) SOASTA, Inc
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