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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 8 8 22
Rank change year-on-year
0 +14
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 14 22 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 14.14% 14.38% 8.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 20.90% 19.64% 10.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 16 13
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£388 £283 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.16% -14.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £416 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £355
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -1.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- -4.00%
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
67 112 162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 67.68% 73.20% 77.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 79 106
Average daily rate £350 £305 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.75% -7.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £231 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £414 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 6
Average hourly rate £12.25 £15.50 £10.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.96% +44.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.45 £12.90 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.05 £34.75 £19.37
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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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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 +8 9 £425 +13.33% 5
Lichfield - 2 £250 -
Stafford - - - - 2
Burton-upon-Trent - - - -
Cannock - - - -
Tamworth - - - -
Agile Software Development
West Midlands

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 6 (28.57%) Finance
1 6 (28.57%) Web Services
2 5 (23.81%) Java
2 5 (23.81%) SOA
2 5 (23.81%) Project Management
2 5 (23.81%) Waterfall
3 4 (19.05%) QA
3 4 (19.05%) CSS
3 4 (19.05%) jQuery
3 4 (19.05%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (19.05%) HTML5
3 4 (19.05%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (19.05%) Scrum
3 4 (19.05%) JavaScript
3 4 (19.05%) PHP
3 4 (19.05%) HTML
3 4 (19.05%) .NET
3 4 (19.05%) MySQL
3 4 (19.05%) SQL Server
3 4 (19.05%) MS Excel
3 4 (19.05%) E-Commerce
3 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
4 3 (14.29%) XML
4 3 (14.29%) PRINCE2
4 3 (14.29%) JBoss
4 3 (14.29%) MS Project
4 3 (14.29%) C#
4 3 (14.29%) JSF
4 3 (14.29%) Project Planning
4 3 (14.29%) Analytical Skills

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 3 (14.29%) JBoss
2 1 (4.76%) Apache
2 1 (4.76%) IIS
2 1 (4.76%) Liferay
Applications
1 4 (19.05%) MS Excel
2 3 (14.29%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (19.05%) MySQL
1 4 (19.05%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (4.76%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Selenium
2 1 (4.76%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.76%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (4.76%) JIRA
2 1 (4.76%) Subversion
2 1 (4.76%) JMeter
2 1 (4.76%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.76%) SoapUI
2 1 (4.76%) Appcelerator Titanium
2 1 (4.76%) PHPUnit
2 1 (4.76%) WatiN
General
1 6 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Marketing
2 1 (4.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (52.38%) Developer
2 4 (19.05%) Java Developer
3 3 (14.29%) QA Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Project Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Agile Project Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Test Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Front-End Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Quality Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Systems Tester
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Web Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Software Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Business Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Tester
5 1 (4.76%) UI Developer
5 1 (4.76%) UI Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (28.57%) Web Services
2 4 (19.05%) CSS
2 4 (19.05%) jQuery
2 4 (19.05%) HTML5
2 4 (19.05%) HTML
2 4 (19.05%) .NET
3 3 (14.29%) XML
3 3 (14.29%) JSF
4 2 (9.52%) Adobe AIR
4 2 (9.52%) Apache Flex
4 2 (9.52%) Flash
5 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET
5 1 (4.76%) J2EE
5 1 (4.76%) .NET Framework
5 1 (4.76%) Spring
5 1 (4.76%) Hibernate
5 1 (4.76%) CSS3
5 1 (4.76%) PhoneGap
5 1 (4.76%) Laravel
5 1 (4.76%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (9.52%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.76%) N-Tier
3 1 (4.76%) Mathematics
3 1 (4.76%) BBC
3 1 (4.76%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (23.81%) SOA
1 5 (23.81%) Project Management
1 5 (23.81%) Waterfall
2 4 (19.05%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (19.05%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (19.05%) Scrum
2 4 (19.05%) E-Commerce
3 3 (14.29%) PRINCE2
3 3 (14.29%) Project Planning
4 2 (9.52%) Performance Testing
4 2 (9.52%) Test Scripting
4 2 (9.52%) Manual Testing
4 2 (9.52%) Web Development
5 1 (4.76%) DSDM
5 1 (4.76%) OOP
5 1 (4.76%) OO
5 1 (4.76%) Automated Testing
5 1 (4.76%) Requirements Management
5 1 (4.76%) TDD
5 1 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 5 (23.81%) Java
2 4 (19.05%) JavaScript
2 4 (19.05%) PHP
3 3 (14.29%) C#
4 2 (9.52%) ActionScript 3.0
4 2 (9.52%) VB.NET
4 2 (9.52%) ActionScript
4 2 (9.52%) SQL
5 1 (4.76%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
1 2 (9.52%) ISEB
2 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (19.05%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.52%) Adobe
3 1 (4.76%) Salesforce.com
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