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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 20 16 8
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -8
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 10 7 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 6.02% 6.25% 12.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.30% 9.86% 18.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 10
Average daily rate
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£375 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £196 £203 £197
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £388 £371
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £20.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £41.25 £38.75
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +6.45%
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
137 71 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 82.53% 63.39% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 47 48
Average daily rate £375 £313 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -5.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £219 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £406 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 8
Average hourly rate £13.50 £22.00 £16.69
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.63% +31.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £15.70 £8.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £22.00 £34.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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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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 - 2 - - 1
Tamworth - 1 £105 -
Agile Software Development
West Midlands

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 13 (61.90%) .NET
2 11 (52.38%) JavaScript
3 8 (38.10%) CSS
4 7 (33.33%) MVC
4 7 (33.33%) Scrum
5 6 (28.57%) C#
5 6 (28.57%) HTML
5 6 (28.57%) OO
6 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
6 5 (23.81%) TDD
6 5 (23.81%) jQuery
6 5 (23.81%) HTML5
7 4 (19.05%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (19.05%) Unit Testing
7 4 (19.05%) SDLC
7 4 (19.05%) XML
8 3 (14.29%) Java
8 3 (14.29%) SQL
8 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
8 3 (14.29%) Subversion
8 3 (14.29%) BDD
8 3 (14.29%) Node.js
8 3 (14.29%) CSS3
8 3 (14.29%) SC Cleared
8 3 (14.29%) Security Cleared
8 3 (14.29%) Automated Testing
8 3 (14.29%) Software Engineering
8 3 (14.29%) Software Testing
9 2 (9.52%) Dynamics CRM
9 2 (9.52%) Document Management

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 3 (14.29%) Node.js
2 2 (9.52%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (4.76%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.76%) MS Visio
2 1 (4.76%) MS Project
2 1 (4.76%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (4.76%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.52%) NoSQL
3 1 (4.76%) MarkLogic
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (4.76%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Subversion
2 2 (9.52%) Selenium
2 2 (9.52%) Git (software)
2 2 (9.52%) Eclipse
3 1 (4.76%) WebDriver
3 1 (4.76%) PHPUnit
3 1 (4.76%) Cucumber
General
1 2 (9.52%) Games
2 1 (4.76%) Retail
2 1 (4.76%) Multimedia
2 1 (4.76%) Local Government
2 1 (4.76%) Marketing
2 1 (4.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (61.90%) Developer
2 6 (28.57%) .NET Developer
3 4 (19.05%) Analyst
3 4 (19.05%) Senior Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Test Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Senior .NET Developer
4 3 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (14.29%) C# Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Applications Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Administrator
6 1 (4.76%) Engineering Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Software Tester
6 1 (4.76%) Java Developer
6 1 (4.76%) QA Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Project Officer
6 1 (4.76%) Senior QA Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Automation Test Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Front-End Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Agile Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (61.90%) .NET
2 8 (38.10%) CSS
3 6 (28.57%) HTML
4 5 (23.81%) HTML5
4 5 (23.81%) jQuery
5 4 (19.05%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (19.05%) XML
6 3 (14.29%) CSS3
7 2 (9.52%) Razor View Engine
7 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 2 (9.52%) Web Services
7 2 (9.52%) J2EE
7 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET
8 1 (4.76%) Flash
8 1 (4.76%) Middleware
8 1 (4.76%) Spring
8 1 (4.76%) Java EE
8 1 (4.76%) GWT
8 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (4.76%) Vaadin
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (9.52%) Algorithms
2 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.76%) Streaming Video
2 1 (4.76%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) MVC
1 7 (33.33%) Scrum
2 6 (28.57%) OO
3 5 (23.81%) TDD
4 4 (19.05%) Unit Testing
4 4 (19.05%) SDLC
5 3 (14.29%) BDD
5 3 (14.29%) Automated Testing
5 3 (14.29%) Software Engineering
5 3 (14.29%) Software Testing
6 2 (9.52%) Web Development
6 2 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (9.52%) Manual Testing
6 2 (9.52%) Responsive Web Design
6 2 (9.52%) Mentoring
6 2 (9.52%) Document Management
6 2 (9.52%) Information Security
6 2 (9.52%) Process Management
6 2 (9.52%) SOA
6 2 (9.52%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 11 (52.38%) JavaScript
2 6 (28.57%) C#
3 3 (14.29%) SQL
3 3 (14.29%) Java
4 2 (9.52%) XQuery
4 2 (9.52%) PHP
5 1 (4.76%) C++
5 1 (4.76%) T-SQL
5 1 (4.76%) VB
5 1 (4.76%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 3 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.76%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 1 (4.76%) BC Cleared
2 1 (4.76%) ISEB
2 1 (4.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.76%) i2
2 1 (4.76%) Sage
2 1 (4.76%) SOASTA, Inc
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