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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Agile Software Development over the 3 months to 29 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Agile Software Development
Rank 4 24 14
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -10
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 40 7 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 17.78% 4.64% 7.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 20.73% 5.34% 11.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 4 8
Median daily rate £350 £341 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +13.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £173 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £466 £378 £427
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.80 £40.38 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+5.99% +11.39%
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
193 131 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 85.78% 86.75% 61.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 87 54
Median daily rate £345 £375 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.93% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £420 £433
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 4
Median hourly rate £30.00 £12.35 £20.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+142.91% -39.01%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.66 £34.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.95% +30.76%

Agile Software Development
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Staffordshire region citing Agile Software Development as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 29 September 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Software Development within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 29 September 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stoke-on-Trent +10 22 £356 +1.78% 6
Stafford - 5 - - 2
Rugeley - 4 - -
Burton-upon-Trent - 1 £238 - 2
Agile Software Development
West Midlands

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Agile Software Development also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Staffordshire region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 23 (38.33%) Scrum
2 18 (30.00%) C#
3 17 (28.33%) .NET
4 15 (25.00%) MS Excel
5 14 (23.33%) JavaScript
6 13 (21.67%) HTML
7 12 (20.00%) Project Management
7 12 (20.00%) jQuery
8 11 (18.33%) Microsoft
8 11 (18.33%) SQL Server
8 11 (18.33%) MVC
9 9 (15.00%) Software Engineering
9 9 (15.00%) SQL
9 9 (15.00%) OOP
9 9 (15.00%) QA
10 8 (13.33%) Web Development
10 8 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
10 8 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (13.33%) Waterfall
10 8 (13.33%) Java
10 8 (13.33%) Visual Studio
10 8 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
11 7 (11.67%) XML
11 7 (11.67%) Test Scripting
12 6 (10.00%) Git (software)
12 6 (10.00%) Jenkins
12 6 (10.00%) SharePoint
12 6 (10.00%) CSS
12 6 (10.00%) Migration
12 6 (10.00%) Software Testing

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.67%) Apache ServiceMix
2 1 (1.67%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.67%) JBoss
2 1 (1.67%) WordPress
Applications
1 15 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (8.33%) MS Project
3 2 (3.33%) MS Office
4 1 (1.67%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 2 (3.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.67%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.67%) Firewall
1 1 (1.67%) LAN
1 1 (1.67%) LDAP
1 1 (1.67%) Network Security
1 1 (1.67%) WAN
1 1 (1.67%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (18.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.33%) MySQL
2 5 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.67%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.67%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.67%) QlikView
5 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (13.33%) Visual Studio
2 6 (10.00%) Git (software)
2 6 (10.00%) Jenkins
3 5 (8.33%) JIRA
4 4 (6.67%) Selenium
5 3 (5.00%) Cucumber
5 3 (5.00%) SpecFlow
5 3 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (3.33%) Appium
6 2 (3.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (3.33%) Grunt
6 2 (3.33%) Subversion
7 1 (1.67%) Bugzilla
7 1 (1.67%) ClearCase
7 1 (1.67%) FogBugz
7 1 (1.67%) ReSharper
7 1 (1.67%) SoapUI
7 1 (1.67%) SonarQube
7 1 (1.67%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.67%) TestDirector
General
1 4 (6.67%) Retail
2 2 (3.33%) Back Office
2 2 (3.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.67%) Electronics
3 1 (1.67%) Finance
3 1 (1.67%) Games
3 1 (1.67%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.67%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 25 (41.67%) Developer
2 14 (23.33%) Project Manager
3 9 (15.00%) C# Developer
4 8 (13.33%) Software Developer
5 6 (10.00%) .NET Developer
5 6 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
6 5 (8.33%) Agile Project Manager
6 5 (8.33%) Analyst
6 5 (8.33%) Tester
7 3 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 3 (5.00%) Business Analyst
7 3 (5.00%) Business Intelligence Manager
7 3 (5.00%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
7 3 (5.00%) ERP Manager
7 3 (5.00%) ERP Project Manager
7 3 (5.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 3 (5.00%) Test Manager
7 3 (5.00%) Transformation Manager
7 3 (5.00%) Transformation Project Manager
8 2 (3.33%) Scrum Master
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (28.33%) .NET
2 13 (21.67%) HTML
3 12 (20.00%) jQuery
4 7 (11.67%) XML
5 6 (10.00%) CSS
6 5 (8.33%) HTML5
7 4 (6.67%) ASP.NET
7 4 (6.67%) Node.js
8 3 (5.00%) .NET Framework
8 3 (5.00%) AngularJS
8 3 (5.00%) React
8 3 (5.00%) Spring
8 3 (5.00%) Web Services
8 3 (5.00%) WPF
9 2 (3.33%) ASP.NET Web API
9 2 (3.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 2 (3.33%) CSS3
9 2 (3.33%) REST
9 2 (3.33%) WCF
9 2 (3.33%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.33%) e-Learning
2 2 (3.33%) Algorithms
2 2 (3.33%) IVR
2 2 (3.33%) Visualisation
3 1 (1.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.67%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.67%) Digital Media
3 1 (1.67%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (1.67%) FMCG
3 1 (1.67%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (1.67%) iPad
3 1 (1.67%) Life Science
3 1 (1.67%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.67%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.67%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.67%) Online Games
3 1 (1.67%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.00%) Linux
2 2 (3.33%) Unix
3 1 (1.67%) Android
3 1 (1.67%) VxWorks
3 1 (1.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (38.33%) Scrum
2 12 (20.00%) Project Management
3 11 (18.33%) MVC
4 9 (15.00%) OOP
4 9 (15.00%) Software Engineering
5 8 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 8 (13.33%) Waterfall
5 8 (13.33%) Web Development
6 7 (11.67%) Test Scripting
7 6 (10.00%) Migration
7 6 (10.00%) Software Testing
8 5 (8.33%) ERP
8 5 (8.33%) Functional Testing
8 5 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
8 5 (8.33%) PRINCE2
8 5 (8.33%) SDLC
9 4 (6.67%) Data Migration
9 4 (6.67%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 18 (30.00%) C#
2 14 (23.33%) JavaScript
3 9 (15.00%) SQL
4 8 (13.33%) Java
5 4 (6.67%) T-SQL
6 2 (3.33%) MATLAB
6 2 (3.33%) Python
7 1 (1.67%) Perl
7 1 (1.67%) PHP
7 1 (1.67%) Ruby
7 1 (1.67%) XAML
Qualifications
1 3 (5.00%) ISEB
1 3 (5.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (3.33%) APMP
2 2 (3.33%) PMI Certification
2 2 (3.33%) PMP
3 1 (1.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (15.00%) QA
2 1 (1.67%) IEC 61508
2 1 (1.67%) SDET
System Software
1 2 (3.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.67%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (1.67%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.67%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 11 (18.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.33%) Canon
3 1 (1.67%) Avaya
3 1 (1.67%) Cisco
3 1 (1.67%) DevExpress
3 1 (1.67%) Genesys
3 1 (1.67%) KANA
3 1 (1.67%) MuleSoft
3 1 (1.67%) Oracle
3 1 (1.67%) WSO2