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 27 May 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Agile Software Development
Rank 4 9 13
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +4
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 11 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 13.41% 12.90% 6.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 17.74% 15.38% 10.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 3
Median daily rate £575 £325 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+76.92% -1.51%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+11.84% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +1.42%
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
62 26 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 75.61% 83.87% 60.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 17 23
Median daily rate £425 £325 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £293 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £475 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Median hourly rate £10.65 £17.50 £14.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.14% +19.84%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 9 (40.91%) HTML
1 9 (40.91%) JavaScript
1 9 (40.91%) ActionScript
1 9 (40.91%) CSS
1 9 (40.91%) N-Tier
1 9 (40.91%) High Availability
2 7 (31.82%) ActionScript 3.0
2 7 (31.82%) Waterfall
2 7 (31.82%) Performance Testing
2 7 (31.82%) Apache Flex
2 7 (31.82%) Flash
2 7 (31.82%) SOA
2 7 (31.82%) HTTP
2 7 (31.82%) Photoshop
3 5 (22.73%) MS Excel
3 5 (22.73%) E-Commerce
3 5 (22.73%) Scrum
3 5 (22.73%) Test Scripting
3 5 (22.73%) Software Delivery
4 3 (13.64%) OO
4 3 (13.64%) Selenium
4 3 (13.64%) ERP
4 3 (13.64%) Adobe
4 3 (13.64%) .NET
4 3 (13.64%) C#
4 3 (13.64%) SDLC
4 3 (13.64%) Mobile App
4 3 (13.64%) Test Automation
4 3 (13.64%) Business Transformation
5 2 (9.09%) Functional Testing

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 (4.55%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (31.82%) Photoshop
2 5 (22.73%) MS Excel
3 1 (4.55%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 7 (31.82%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Selenium
2 2 (9.09%) Appium
2 2 (9.09%) Cucumber
2 2 (9.09%) Jenkins
2 2 (9.09%) JIRA
2 2 (9.09%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 9 (40.91%) Developer
2 7 (31.82%) Flash Developer
3 4 (18.18%) Project Manager
4 3 (13.64%) ActionScript Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Agile Project Manager
4 3 (13.64%) Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) ERP Manager
4 3 (13.64%) ERP Project Manager
4 3 (13.64%) Flash ActionScript Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Tester
4 3 (13.64%) Transformation Manager
4 3 (13.64%) Transformation Project Manager
5 2 (9.09%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 2 (9.09%) HTML CSS Developer
5 2 (9.09%) HTML Developer
5 2 (9.09%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Test Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Test Manager
5 2 (9.09%) UAT Manager
5 2 (9.09%) UAT Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (40.91%) CSS
1 9 (40.91%) HTML
2 7 (31.82%) Apache Flex
2 7 (31.82%) Flash
3 3 (13.64%) .NET
4 2 (9.09%) Android SDK
4 2 (9.09%) CSS3
4 2 (9.09%) HTML5
4 2 (9.09%) iOS SDK
4 2 (9.09%) Web Services
5 1 (4.55%) .NET Framework
5 1 (4.55%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (40.91%) N-Tier
2 3 (13.64%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.55%) User Experience
3 1 (4.55%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.09%) Android
1 2 (9.09%) Apple iOS
2 1 (4.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) High Availability
2 7 (31.82%) Performance Testing
2 7 (31.82%) SOA
2 7 (31.82%) Waterfall
3 5 (22.73%) E-Commerce
3 5 (22.73%) Scrum
3 5 (22.73%) Software Delivery
3 5 (22.73%) Test Scripting
4 3 (13.64%) Business Transformation
4 3 (13.64%) ERP
4 3 (13.64%) OO
4 3 (13.64%) SDLC
4 3 (13.64%) Test Automation
5 2 (9.09%) Front End Development
5 2 (9.09%) Functional Testing
5 2 (9.09%) Project Management
5 2 (9.09%) Test Planning
5 2 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (4.55%) Coaching
6 1 (4.55%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 9 (40.91%) ActionScript
1 9 (40.91%) JavaScript
2 7 (31.82%) ActionScript 3.0
3 3 (13.64%) C#
4 2 (9.09%) C
4 2 (9.09%) C++
4 2 (9.09%) TypeScript
4 2 (9.09%) VB
5 1 (4.55%) Java
5 1 (4.55%) SQL
5 1 (4.55%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) ISEB
1 1 (4.55%) ISTQB
1 1 (4.55%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (13.64%) Adobe
2 1 (4.55%) ATG
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle
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