The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 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 Staffordshire 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 15 21 29
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +8
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 9 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 7.26% 5.31% 2.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.23% 7.69% 3.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 2
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£375 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £300 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £325 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £340
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +6.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £40.00 £37.25
% change year-on-year
-4.37% +7.38%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
88 78 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 70.97% 69.03% 66.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 51 63
Average daily rate £325 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £187 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 6
Average hourly rate £17.72 £19.85 £16.71
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.72% +18.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £8.65 £10.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £40.55 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Agile Software Development
West Midlands

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 24 July 2014.

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 24 July 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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Burton-upon-Trent - - - -
Cannock - - - -
Stafford - - - - 2
Agile Software Development
West Midlands

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 4 (36.36%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (27.27%) Migration
2 3 (27.27%) SOA
2 3 (27.27%) SQL
2 3 (27.27%) .NET
2 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET
2 3 (27.27%) User Stories
3 2 (18.18%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (18.18%) JSF
3 2 (18.18%) CSS
3 2 (18.18%) Web Services
3 2 (18.18%) XML
3 2 (18.18%) Visual Studio
3 2 (18.18%) JBoss
3 2 (18.18%) T-SQL
3 2 (18.18%) VB.NET
3 2 (18.18%) HTML
3 2 (18.18%) Java
3 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
3 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
3 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
3 2 (18.18%) Data Modelling
3 2 (18.18%) Open Source
3 2 (18.18%) Local Government
3 2 (18.18%) HTML5
3 2 (18.18%) CSS3
3 2 (18.18%) PowerPivot
3 2 (18.18%) jQuery

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
2 1 (9.09%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (9.09%) CMS
2 1 (9.09%) Node.js
2 1 (9.09%) SAS
2 1 (9.09%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
1 2 (18.18%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Tridion
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Visual Studio
2 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (9.09%) Jasmine
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (9.09%) Grunt
2 1 (9.09%) Karma Test Runner
2 1 (9.09%) Yeoman
2 1 (9.09%) Bower
General
1 2 (18.18%) Local Government
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Analyst
2 5 (45.45%) Developer
3 4 (36.36%) Business Analyst
4 3 (27.27%) Insurance Business Analyst
4 3 (27.27%) Agile Business Analyst
5 2 (18.18%) Data Analyst
5 2 (18.18%) Java Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Front-End Developer
6 1 (9.09%) .NET Developer
6 1 (9.09%) VB.NET Developer
6 1 (9.09%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) .NET
1 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET
2 2 (18.18%) JSF
2 2 (18.18%) CSS
2 2 (18.18%) Web Services
2 2 (18.18%) XML
2 2 (18.18%) HTML
2 2 (18.18%) HTML5
2 2 (18.18%) CSS3
2 2 (18.18%) jQuery
3 1 (9.09%) RESTful
3 1 (9.09%) WinForms
3 1 (9.09%) Sass
3 1 (9.09%) Zepto.js
3 1 (9.09%) AngularJS
3 1 (9.09%) Modernizr
3 1 (9.09%) .NET Framework
3 1 (9.09%) JSON
3 1 (9.09%) WCF
3 1 (9.09%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (18.18%) Open Source
2 1 (9.09%) BBC
2 1 (9.09%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (27.27%) Migration
2 3 (27.27%) SOA
2 3 (27.27%) User Stories
3 2 (18.18%) Data Modelling
4 1 (9.09%) Unit Testing
4 1 (9.09%) TDD
4 1 (9.09%) Web Design
4 1 (9.09%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (9.09%) Progressive Enhancement
4 1 (9.09%) Web Development
4 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) MVC
4 1 (9.09%) Workflow
4 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) SQL
2 2 (18.18%) T-SQL
2 2 (18.18%) VB.NET
2 2 (18.18%) Java
2 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
3 1 (9.09%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) JBoss
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Sitecore
2 1 (9.09%) Infragistics
2 1 (9.09%) Business Objects
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle