The table below looks at the statistics for Agile Software Development skills in IT contracts advertised for the Stoke-on-Trent region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Agile Software Development over the 3 months to 1 July 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Agile Software Development
Rank 3 11 16
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +5
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 13 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 17.57% 8.11% 6.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 21.31% 10.00% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 3
Median daily rate £425 £325 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -1.51%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+9.67% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £38.77 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+9.62% +7.69%
Agile Software Development
Staffordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Stoke-on-Trent region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Stoke-on-Trent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
61 30 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 82.43% 81.08% 62.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 19 22
Median daily rate £363 £325 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £275 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £475 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £17.25 £13.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +28.39%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

Agile Software Development
Jobs Demand Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Stoke-on-Trent 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 Stoke-on-Trent

Agile Software Development
Daily Rate Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Stoke-on-Trent region.

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

Agile Software Development
Daily Rate Histogram in Stoke-on-Trent

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Stoke-on-Trent region over the 3 months to 1 July 2016.

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Histogram in Stoke-on-Trent

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 Stoke-on-Trent region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 8 (29.63%) Scrum
1 8 (29.63%) HTML
1 8 (29.63%) JavaScript
1 8 (29.63%) ActionScript
1 8 (29.63%) CSS
1 8 (29.63%) N-Tier
1 8 (29.63%) Waterfall
1 8 (29.63%) High Availability
2 6 (22.22%) SOA
2 6 (22.22%) HTTP
2 6 (22.22%) Flash
2 6 (22.22%) MS Excel
2 6 (22.22%) Photoshop
2 6 (22.22%) ActionScript 3.0
2 6 (22.22%) Apache Flex
2 6 (22.22%) Performance Testing
2 6 (22.22%) Test Scripting
3 5 (18.52%) Software Delivery
3 5 (18.52%) E-Commerce
3 5 (18.52%) C#
4 4 (14.81%) Project Management
4 4 (14.81%) .NET
5 3 (11.11%) Test Automation
5 3 (11.11%) Selenium
5 3 (11.11%) Test Planning
5 3 (11.11%) Business Transformation
5 3 (11.11%) Mobile App
5 3 (11.11%) ERP
5 3 (11.11%) OO
5 3 (11.11%) Adobe

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent 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 1 (3.70%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (22.22%) MS Excel
1 6 (22.22%) Photoshop
2 1 (3.70%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (22.22%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Selenium
2 2 (7.41%) Appium
2 2 (7.41%) Cucumber
2 2 (7.41%) Jenkins
2 2 (7.41%) JIRA
2 2 (7.41%) WebDriver
3 1 (3.70%) SpecFlow
3 1 (3.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (3.70%) Back Office
1 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (33.33%) Developer
2 7 (25.93%) Project Manager
3 6 (22.22%) Flash Developer
4 5 (18.52%) Tester
5 4 (14.81%) Agile Project Manager
6 3 (11.11%) ActionScript Developer
6 3 (11.11%) Analyst
6 3 (11.11%) ERP Manager
6 3 (11.11%) ERP Project Manager
6 3 (11.11%) Flash ActionScript Developer
6 3 (11.11%) Transformation Manager
6 3 (11.11%) Transformation Project Manager
7 2 (7.41%) Business Intelligence Manager
7 2 (7.41%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
7 2 (7.41%) HTML CSS Developer
7 2 (7.41%) HTML Developer
7 2 (7.41%) JavaScript Developer
7 2 (7.41%) Test Analyst
7 2 (7.41%) Test Manager
7 2 (7.41%) UAT Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (29.63%) CSS
1 8 (29.63%) HTML
2 6 (22.22%) Apache Flex
2 6 (22.22%) Flash
3 4 (14.81%) .NET
4 2 (7.41%) Android SDK
4 2 (7.41%) CSS3
4 2 (7.41%) HTML5
4 2 (7.41%) iOS SDK
4 2 (7.41%) Web Services
5 1 (3.70%) .NET Framework
5 1 (3.70%) AngularJS
5 1 (3.70%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 8 (29.63%) N-Tier
2 3 (11.11%) Mobile App
3 2 (7.41%) Visualisation
4 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.41%) Android
1 2 (7.41%) Apple iOS
2 1 (3.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (29.63%) High Availability
1 8 (29.63%) Scrum
1 8 (29.63%) Waterfall
2 6 (22.22%) Performance Testing
2 6 (22.22%) SOA
2 6 (22.22%) Test Scripting
3 5 (18.52%) E-Commerce
3 5 (18.52%) Software Delivery
4 4 (14.81%) Project Management
5 3 (11.11%) Business Transformation
5 3 (11.11%) ERP
5 3 (11.11%) OO
5 3 (11.11%) SDLC
5 3 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (11.11%) Test Automation
5 3 (11.11%) Test Planning
6 2 (7.41%) Front End Development
6 2 (7.41%) Functional Testing
6 2 (7.41%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (7.41%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 8 (29.63%) ActionScript
1 8 (29.63%) JavaScript
2 6 (22.22%) ActionScript 3.0
3 5 (18.52%) C#
4 2 (7.41%) C
4 2 (7.41%) C++
4 2 (7.41%) TypeScript
4 2 (7.41%) VB
5 1 (3.70%) Java
5 1 (3.70%) SQL
5 1 (3.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) APMP
1 1 (3.70%) ISEB
1 1 (3.70%) ISTQB
1 1 (3.70%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
1 1 (3.70%) PMI Certification
1 1 (3.70%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (11.11%) Adobe
2 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.70%) ATG
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle