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 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 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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 23 20 22
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +2
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 2 1 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 1.50% 1.03% 5.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.33% 1.67% 8.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 7
Average daily rate £400 £303 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.23% -3.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £303 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £303 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+12.00% +1.35%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
86 60 152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 64.66% 61.86% 66.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 33 62
Average daily rate £325 £308 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.69% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £403 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 14
Average hourly rate £16.75 £20.65 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.86% -31.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £15.31 £16.86
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.92 £21.29 £62.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £32.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-1.56% +20.75%
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
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 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Stoke-on-Trent - 2 £400 -
Burton-upon-Trent - - - - 4
Cannock - - - -
Stafford - - - -
Agile Software Development
West Midlands

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 14 (58.33%) .NET
2 13 (54.17%) C#
2 13 (54.17%) SQL Server
3 12 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 12 (50.00%) TDD
4 9 (37.50%) Visual Studio
5 8 (33.33%) ASP.NET
6 7 (29.17%) SOA
6 7 (29.17%) MS Excel
6 7 (29.17%) MVC
7 6 (25.00%) Client/Server
7 6 (25.00%) NHibernate
7 6 (25.00%) SharePoint Server
7 6 (25.00%) SC Cleared
7 6 (25.00%) Security Cleared
7 6 (25.00%) SharePoint
7 6 (25.00%) OOP
7 6 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (25.00%) Intranet
7 6 (25.00%) Internet
7 6 (25.00%) PHP
7 6 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 6 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
8 4 (16.67%) jQuery
8 4 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (16.67%) Git (software)
8 4 (16.67%) REST
8 4 (16.67%) HTML
8 4 (16.67%) CSS
8 4 (16.67%) SOAP

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 6 (25.00%) SharePoint
1 6 (25.00%) SharePoint Server
1 6 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 4 (16.67%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 7 (29.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 6 (25.00%) Intranet
1 6 (25.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (54.17%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.17%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 9 (37.50%) Visual Studio
2 4 (16.67%) TeamCity
2 4 (16.67%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 21 (87.50%) Developer
2 6 (25.00%) Software Developer
2 6 (25.00%) PHP Developer
2 6 (25.00%) SharePoint Developer
3 3 (12.50%) Lead Developer
3 3 (12.50%) Java Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Project Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Senior Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Lead Java Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Test Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Test Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (58.33%) .NET
2 8 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 6 (25.00%) NHibernate
3 6 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (16.67%) REST
4 4 (16.67%) WCF
4 4 (16.67%) Symfony
4 4 (16.67%) jQuery
4 4 (16.67%) CSS
4 4 (16.67%) SOAP
4 4 (16.67%) HTML
5 3 (12.50%) Web Services
6 2 (8.33%) XML
6 2 (8.33%) .NET Framework
6 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
6 2 (8.33%) WinForms
6 2 (8.33%) JSF
7 1 (4.17%) Task Parallel Library
7 1 (4.17%) XSL
7 1 (4.17%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) Client/Server
2 2 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.17%) NHS
3 1 (4.17%) W3C
3 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (50.00%) TDD
2 7 (29.17%) SOA
2 7 (29.17%) MVC
3 6 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (25.00%) OOP
4 4 (16.67%) Automated Testing
4 4 (16.67%) Workflow
4 4 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (8.33%) OO
6 1 (4.17%) E-Commerce
6 1 (4.17%) Project Management
6 1 (4.17%) Load Balancing
6 1 (4.17%) Matrix Management
6 1 (4.17%) Multithreading
6 1 (4.17%) MVVM
6 1 (4.17%) BDD
6 1 (4.17%) Agile Project Management
6 1 (4.17%) Scrum
6 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 13 (54.17%) C#
2 6 (25.00%) PHP
3 4 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 3 (12.50%) Java
5 2 (8.33%) SQL
5 2 (8.33%) T-SQL
5 2 (8.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.17%) ISEB
Vendors
1 12 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.33%) Oracle
2 2 (8.33%) JBoss
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