The table below looks at the statistics for the Agile Coach role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Agile Coach in their job title 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 Coach
Rank 522 574 547
Rank change year-on-year
+52 -27
Contract jobs requiring an Agile Coach 73 8 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.016% 0.020%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.017% 0.022%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 7 6
Average daily rate
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£550 £450 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -2.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £748 £500 £694
UK excluding London average daily rate £550 £419 -
% change year-on-year
+31.34% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50642 47729 46134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 91.79% 92.49% 92.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 32228 28770 26034
Average daily rate £400 £400 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2044 2098 2641
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

Agile Coach
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Agile Coach in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Agile Coach Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Agile Coach
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Agile Coach within the UK.

Agile Coach Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Agile Coach
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Agile Coach within the UK over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Agile Coach Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Agile Coach
Top 22 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Coach within the UK 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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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
England +34 72 £550 +22.22% 8
London +36 27 £500 +11.11% 4
Yorkshire +5 15 £538 +38.70% 2
East of England - 14 £625 -
West Yorkshire +2 13 £538 +38.70% 2
Leeds - 13 £538 - 2
Essex - 12 £625 -
South East - 10 £625 - 1
East Sussex - 7 - - 1
City of London +9 3 £800 +68.42% 1
Brighton - 3 - - 1
East Midlands +3 2 £550 +22.22%
Surrey - 1 £525 -
Hampshire - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - -
Guildford - - - -
Havant - - - -
Nottingham - - - -
Peterborough - - - -
Reading - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -

Agile Coach
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Agile Coach in their job title 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 with Agile Coach in their job title.

1 136 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 88 (64.71%) Scrum
3 64 (47.06%) TDD
4 55 (40.44%) Continuous Integration
5 48 (35.29%) User Stories
6 40 (29.41%) Test Automation
7 39 (28.68%) Software Engineering
7 39 (28.68%) Java
8 37 (27.21%) C#
8 37 (27.21%) Refactoring
9 36 (26.47%) Ruby
10 35 (25.74%) Coaching
11 32 (23.53%) Mentoring
12 31 (22.79%) Kanban
13 27 (19.85%) Product Management
14 20 (14.71%) ATDD
15 18 (13.24%) Cucumber
16 14 (10.29%) Security Cleared
17 12 (8.82%) Microsoft
18 10 (7.35%) Finance
18 10 (7.35%) Stakeholder Management
18 10 (7.35%) SC Cleared
18 10 (7.35%) JIRA
19 9 (6.62%) Project Management
19 9 (6.62%) Team Foundation Server
20 8 (5.88%) SAP
21 7 (5.15%) .NET
21 7 (5.15%) Project Planning
22 6 (4.41%) Games
22 6 (4.41%) Continuous Improvement

Agile Coach
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Agile Coach in their job title 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 with Agile Coach in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (0.74%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (2.94%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.74%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 18 (13.24%) Cucumber
2 10 (7.35%) JIRA
3 9 (6.62%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (7.35%) Finance
2 6 (4.41%) Games
3 3 (2.21%) Publishing
3 3 (2.21%) French Language
3 3 (2.21%) Retail
4 2 (1.47%) Law
5 1 (0.74%) Advertising
5 1 (0.74%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.15%) .NET
2 4 (2.94%) Velocity
3 3 (2.21%) Web Services
4 1 (0.74%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (0.74%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.74%) CSS
4 1 (0.74%) HTML
4 1 (0.74%) WCF
4 1 (0.74%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 3 (2.21%) Open Source
1 3 (2.21%) Management Information System
2 2 (1.47%) User Experience
2 2 (1.47%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (0.74%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (0.74%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 136 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 88 (64.71%) Scrum
3 64 (47.06%) TDD
4 55 (40.44%) Continuous Integration
5 48 (35.29%) User Stories
6 40 (29.41%) Test Automation
7 39 (28.68%) Software Engineering
8 37 (27.21%) Refactoring
9 35 (25.74%) Coaching
10 32 (23.53%) Mentoring
11 31 (22.79%) Kanban
12 27 (19.85%) Product Management
13 20 (14.71%) ATDD
14 10 (7.35%) Stakeholder Management
15 9 (6.62%) Project Management
16 7 (5.15%) Project Planning
17 6 (4.41%) Continuous Improvement
18 5 (3.68%) Agile Project Management
18 5 (3.68%) BDD
18 5 (3.68%) DSDM
Programming Languages
1 39 (28.68%) Java
2 37 (27.21%) C#
3 36 (26.47%) Ruby
4 1 (0.74%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.74%) Scala
Qualifications
1 14 (10.29%) Security Cleared
2 10 (7.35%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (0.74%) Degree
3 1 (0.74%) BC Cleared
3 1 (0.74%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.94%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (8.82%) Microsoft
2 8 (5.88%) SAP
3 5 (3.68%) Citrix
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