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 15 September 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
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Coach
Rank 559 571 585
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +14
Contract jobs requiring an Agile Coach 63 13 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.025% 0.014%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.027% 0.015%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 9 8
Average daily rate
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£500 £475 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +20.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £450 £349
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £560 £630
UK excluding London average daily rate £515 £450 £365
% change year-on-year
+14.44% +23.28%
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
52334 49033 54752
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 91.28% 92.74% 92.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 31946 29302 30708
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2035 2098 2640
Average hourly rate £16.84 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.94% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -8.33%

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 15 September 2014.

Agile Coach Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Agile Coach
Top 14 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 15 September 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +43 52 £530 +0.95% 2
London +22 28 £494 -1.25% 1
East Midlands - 7 £488 - 1
City of London +30 4 £540 +8.00%
Nottingham - 4 £513 - 1
Nottinghamshire - 4 £513 - 1
East Sussex - 1 £450 -
Brighton - 1 £450 -
South East - 1 £450 -
East of England - - - -
Norfolk - - - -
Surrey - - - -
Woking - - - -
Norwich - - - -

Agile Coach
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 15 September 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.

1 128 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 97 (75.78%) Scrum
3 56 (43.75%) TDD
4 51 (39.84%) Kanban
5 45 (35.16%) Continuous Integration
6 42 (32.81%) Coaching
6 42 (32.81%) Java
7 39 (30.47%) User Stories
8 31 (24.22%) Software Engineering
9 26 (20.31%) C#
9 26 (20.31%) Test Automation
10 25 (19.53%) Ruby
11 24 (18.75%) Refactoring
12 22 (17.19%) Continuous Improvement
13 21 (16.41%) ATDD
14 20 (15.63%) Cucumber
15 19 (14.84%) Product Management
15 19 (14.84%) Mentoring
16 18 (14.06%) Service Delivery
17 14 (10.94%) Project Management
18 13 (10.16%) Release Management
19 12 (9.38%) Finance
20 11 (8.59%) Security Cleared
21 9 (7.03%) SC Cleared
21 9 (7.03%) Supplier Management
22 8 (6.25%) Computer Science
22 8 (6.25%) Velocity
22 8 (6.25%) Microsoft
22 8 (6.25%) SAP
22 8 (6.25%) BDD

Agile Coach
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 (0.78%) CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.78%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 20 (15.63%) Cucumber
2 7 (5.47%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (3.91%) JIRA
4 2 (1.56%) Urban Turtle
General
1 12 (9.38%) Finance
2 7 (5.47%) Games
3 4 (3.13%) Retail
4 3 (2.34%) Publishing
4 3 (2.34%) French Language
4 3 (2.34%) Banking
5 2 (1.56%) Law
6 1 (0.78%) Advertising
6 1 (0.78%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.25%) Velocity
2 3 (2.34%) .NET
3 2 (1.56%) HTML
4 1 (0.78%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.78%) CSS
4 1 (0.78%) Web Services
4 1 (0.78%) WCF
4 1 (0.78%) jQuery
4 1 (0.78%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.25%) Computer Science
2 5 (3.91%) PMI
3 2 (1.56%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.78%) Open Source
4 1 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.78%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 128 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 97 (75.78%) Scrum
3 56 (43.75%) TDD
4 51 (39.84%) Kanban
5 45 (35.16%) Continuous Integration
6 42 (32.81%) Coaching
7 39 (30.47%) User Stories
8 31 (24.22%) Software Engineering
9 26 (20.31%) Test Automation
10 24 (18.75%) Refactoring
11 22 (17.19%) Continuous Improvement
12 21 (16.41%) ATDD
13 19 (14.84%) Mentoring
13 19 (14.84%) Product Management
14 18 (14.06%) Service Delivery
15 14 (10.94%) Project Management
16 13 (10.16%) Release Management
17 9 (7.03%) Supplier Management
18 8 (6.25%) BDD
19 7 (5.47%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 42 (32.81%) Java
2 26 (20.31%) C#
3 25 (19.53%) Ruby
4 1 (0.78%) Scala
4 1 (0.78%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.78%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 11 (8.59%) Security Cleared
2 9 (7.03%) SC Cleared
3 5 (3.91%) ISEB
3 5 (3.91%) PMI Certification
3 5 (3.91%) ISEB Practitioner
3 5 (3.91%) Degree
3 5 (3.91%) APMP
4 4 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 4 (3.13%) PMP
5 1 (0.78%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.69%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (6.25%) SAP
1 8 (6.25%) Microsoft
2 5 (3.91%) Citrix
Edinburgh, Midlothian
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
e-Recruiter
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £550 to £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago