The table below looks at the statistics for Agile Project Management skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Agile Project Management over the 3 months to 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Project Management
Rank 479 487 517
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +30
Contract jobs citing Agile Project Management 128 91 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.22% 0.18% 0.092%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.30% 0.24% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 67 38
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£450 £400 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £270 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £660 £631 £466
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £365 £390
% change year-on-year
+23.28% -6.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Average hourly rate £40.00 - £42.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 - £38.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 - £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 - £37.50

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
42039 38339 36744
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 73.68% 73.76% 71.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 27231 23808 21445
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1169 1158 1415
Average hourly rate £25.00 £26.80 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.71% -4.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +3.44%

Agile Project Management
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Agile Project Management within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Agile Project Management Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Agile Project Management
Daily Rate Trend

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

Agile Project Management Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Agile Project Management
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Agile Project Management within the UK over the 3 months to 21 November 2014.

Agile Project Management Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Agile Project Management
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Agile Project Management within the UK.

Agile Project Management Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Agile Project Management
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Agile Project Management within the UK over the 3 months to 21 November 2014.

Agile Project Management Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Agile Project Management
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Project Management within the UK over the 3 months to 21 November 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 +15 122 £450 +12.50% 33
London +18 64 £463 -15.90% 16
City of London +13 19 £463 -17.77% 8
West Yorkshire +5 13 £490 +34.24% 6
Yorkshire -4 13 £490 +34.24% 6
Leeds -3 12 £490 +34.24% 5
South East -13 12 £380 -5.00% 3
North West -9 9 £340 -28.42% 2
Manchester -7 8 £340 -40.86% 2
South West -28 7 £750 +93.54% 2
East of England - 7 £400 - 2
Brighton +2 5 £375 -6.25% 1
East Sussex -1 5 £375 -6.25% 1
West Midlands -8 5 £453 +45.96%
Scotland -11 3 £438 +34.61%
Wales - 3 £475 - 3
Cambridgeshire - 3 - - 1
Edinburgh -11 2 £438 +34.61%
Hertfordshire - 2 - -
South Wales - 2 £475 - 3
East Midlands -2 1 £450 +115.56% 2
Northamptonshire -14 1 £450 +116.86% 2
Hampshire -20 1 £460 +15.00%
Bedfordshire - 1 - -
Birmingham - 1 - -
Bournemouth - - - - 2
Bedford - - - -
Berkshire - - - - 1
Dorset - - - - 2
Nottinghamshire - - - -

Agile Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Agile Project Management also 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 that cited Agile Project Management.

1 270 (100.00%) Project Management
1 270 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 90 (33.33%) Scrum
3 66 (24.44%) Finance
4 53 (19.63%) Stakeholder Management
5 49 (18.15%) PRINCE2
6 47 (17.41%) User Stories
7 42 (15.56%) Mentoring
8 37 (13.70%) Java
9 34 (12.59%) Open Source
10 30 (11.11%) Microsoft
11 26 (9.63%) Analytical Skills
11 26 (9.63%) TDD
12 25 (9.26%) Service Delivery
12 25 (9.26%) MS Excel
12 25 (9.26%) Data Protection
13 24 (8.89%) SQL
14 23 (8.52%) Management Information System
14 23 (8.52%) Risk Management
14 23 (8.52%) Security Cleared
14 23 (8.52%) Waterfall
15 22 (8.15%) Coaching
16 21 (7.78%) Oracle
17 20 (7.41%) .NET
17 20 (7.41%) Data Protection Act
18 19 (7.04%) HTML
18 19 (7.04%) Web Services
19 18 (6.67%) Business Analysis
19 18 (6.67%) Information Assurance
20 17 (6.30%) Continuous Integration

Agile Project Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Agile Project Management also 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 that cited Agile Project Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (3.33%) CMS
2 8 (2.96%) FileNet
3 6 (2.22%) JBoss
4 4 (1.48%) SharePoint
4 4 (1.48%) Sitecore CMS
5 3 (1.11%) CICS
5 3 (1.11%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.74%) WordPress
7 1 (0.37%) Adobe CQ
7 1 (0.37%) MS Project Server
7 1 (0.37%) Drupal
7 1 (0.37%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.37%) Apache
Applications
1 25 (9.26%) MS Excel
2 13 (4.81%) MS Project
3 11 (4.07%) MS Visio
4 7 (2.59%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (2.22%) MS Office
6 1 (0.37%) Mingle
6 1 (0.37%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 7 (2.59%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 4 (1.48%) Workday HCM
3 3 (1.11%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.37%) Summit
4 1 (0.37%) Magento
4 1 (0.37%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.70%) SaaS
2 2 (0.74%) GitHub
3 1 (0.37%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.33%) Internet
2 6 (2.22%) Intranet
3 3 (1.11%) PPP
4 2 (0.74%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.74%) VPN
4 2 (0.74%) VoIP
5 1 (0.37%) WAN
5 1 (0.37%) LAN
5 1 (0.37%) DNS
5 1 (0.37%) SSL
5 1 (0.37%) MPLS
5 1 (0.37%) Firewall
5 1 (0.37%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (2.96%) MongoDB
1 8 (2.96%) NoSQL
2 7 (2.59%) Cognos Analysis Studio
2 7 (2.59%) Cognos Report Studio
2 7 (2.59%) Cognos Framework Manager
2 7 (2.59%) Cognos Transformer
3 6 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (2.22%) Data Mining
4 5 (1.85%) SQL Server
4 5 (1.85%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (1.11%) MySQL
5 3 (1.11%) DB2
6 2 (0.74%) RDBMS
6 2 (0.74%) QlikView
6 2 (0.74%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.74%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.37%) CouchDB
7 1 (0.37%) Redis
7 1 (0.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 8 (2.96%) JIRA
2 4 (1.48%) Rhino Mocks
2 4 (1.48%) Moq
2 4 (1.48%) NUnit
2 4 (1.48%) SpecFlow
2 4 (1.48%) Jenkins
3 3 (1.11%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.74%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 1 (0.37%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (0.37%) Subversion
5 1 (0.37%) Maven
5 1 (0.37%) Axure RP
5 1 (0.37%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.37%) Hudson
5 1 (0.37%) Sahi
5 1 (0.37%) DbUnit
5 1 (0.37%) PHPUnit
5 1 (0.37%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.37%) WATIR
5 1 (0.37%) Selenium
General
1 66 (24.44%) Finance
2 17 (6.30%) Banking
3 8 (2.96%) Retail
4 5 (1.85%) Investment Banking
4 5 (1.85%) Law
5 4 (1.48%) Automotive
5 4 (1.48%) Front Office
5 4 (1.48%) Back Office
5 4 (1.48%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.48%) Publishing
6 3 (1.11%) Retail Banking
6 3 (1.11%) Advertising
7 2 (0.74%) Legal
7 2 (0.74%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.37%) Marketing
8 1 (0.37%) French Language
8 1 (0.37%) Military
8 1 (0.37%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.37%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 87 (32.22%) Project Manager
2 41 (15.19%) Delivery Manager
3 34 (12.59%) Senior Manager
4 29 (10.74%) ScrumMaster
5 25 (9.26%) Developer
6 23 (8.52%) Analyst
7 22 (8.15%) Senior Project Manager
8 21 (7.78%) Programme Manager
9 18 (6.67%) Business Analyst
10 14 (5.19%) Agile Project Manager
11 11 (4.07%) Architect
12 9 (3.33%) Senior Developer
13 7 (2.59%) Cognos Developer
13 7 (2.59%) Agile Coach
14 6 (2.22%) Service Manager
15 5 (1.85%) Development Manager
15 5 (1.85%) Agile Business Analyst
16 4 (1.48%) Senior Service Manager
16 4 (1.48%) Lead Developer
16 4 (1.48%) Project Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (7.41%) .NET
2 19 (7.04%) HTML
2 19 (7.04%) Web Services
3 16 (5.93%) XML
4 14 (5.19%) HTML5
5 11 (4.07%) jQuery
6 9 (3.33%) REST
6 9 (3.33%) CSS
7 6 (2.22%) ASP.NET
7 6 (2.22%) .NET Framework
7 6 (2.22%) CSS3
8 5 (1.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 5 (1.85%) Velocity
8 5 (1.85%) Apache Flex
8 5 (1.85%) Ajax
9 4 (1.48%) NHibernate
9 4 (1.48%) OpenRasta
9 4 (1.48%) Castle Windsor
9 4 (1.48%) Ninject
9 4 (1.48%) Spring.NET
Miscellaneous
1 34 (12.59%) Open Source
2 26 (9.63%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (8.52%) Management Information System
4 20 (7.41%) Data Protection Act
5 10 (3.70%) Social Media
6 9 (3.33%) User Experience
7 5 (1.85%) NHS
8 4 (1.48%) PMI
8 4 (1.48%) Mainframe
9 3 (1.11%) Computer Science
9 3 (1.11%) IBM Mainframe
9 3 (1.11%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.74%) New Media
10 2 (0.74%) Freedom of Information Act
10 2 (0.74%) Freedom of Information
10 2 (0.74%) W3C
11 1 (0.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 1 (0.37%) GIS
11 1 (0.37%) Replication
11 1 (0.37%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 7 (2.59%) Windows
2 5 (1.85%) Apple iOS
3 3 (1.11%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (1.11%) Android
3 3 (1.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (1.11%) UNIX
3 3 (1.11%) Linux
4 2 (0.74%) MVS
4 2 (0.74%) VME
4 2 (0.74%) CentOS
4 2 (0.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (0.74%) Windows Phone
5 1 (0.37%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.37%) Solaris
5 1 (0.37%) Debian
5 1 (0.37%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 270 (100.00%) Project Management
1 270 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 90 (33.33%) Scrum
3 53 (19.63%) Stakeholder Management
4 49 (18.15%) PRINCE2
5 47 (17.41%) User Stories
6 42 (15.56%) Mentoring
7 26 (9.63%) TDD
8 25 (9.26%) Service Delivery
8 25 (9.26%) Data Protection
9 23 (8.52%) Waterfall
9 23 (8.52%) Risk Management
10 22 (8.15%) Coaching
11 18 (6.67%) Information Assurance
11 18 (6.67%) Business Analysis
12 17 (6.30%) Continuous Integration
12 17 (6.30%) Line Management
13 15 (5.56%) BDD
13 15 (5.56%) Programme Management
14 14 (5.19%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 37 (13.70%) Java
2 24 (8.89%) SQL
3 16 (5.93%) JavaScript
3 16 (5.93%) C#
4 10 (3.70%) Python
5 8 (2.96%) Ruby
6 5 (1.85%) C++
7 4 (1.48%) T-SQL
7 4 (1.48%) PHP
8 3 (1.11%) XPath
9 2 (0.74%) C
10 1 (0.37%) VBA
10 1 (0.37%) Perl
10 1 (0.37%) Scala
10 1 (0.37%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 23 (8.52%) Security Cleared
2 15 (5.56%) Degree
3 14 (5.19%) SC Cleared
4 8 (2.96%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 7 (2.59%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (2.22%) PMP
7 5 (1.85%) PMI Certification
7 5 (1.85%) MCTS
8 2 (0.74%) MBA
8 2 (0.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (0.74%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.37%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (6.30%) QA
2 1 (0.37%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.37%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 2 (0.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.37%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (1.11%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.37%) Capistrano
2 1 (0.37%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.37%) Control-M
Vendors
1 30 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 21 (7.78%) Oracle
3 13 (4.81%) IBM
4 9 (3.33%) Cognos
5 8 (2.96%) TOWER Software
5 8 (2.96%) Sitecore
6 5 (1.85%) HP
7 4 (1.48%) VMware
7 4 (1.48%) Adobe
8 3 (1.11%) MicroStrategy
8 3 (1.11%) Cisco
8 3 (1.11%) Sybase
9 2 (0.74%) Citrix
10 1 (0.37%) BMC
10 1 (0.37%) CA
10 1 (0.37%) Informatica
10 1 (0.37%) PeopleSoft
10 1 (0.37%) CheckPoint
10 1 (0.37%) Fidessa
10 1 (0.37%) Endeca
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Leeds
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Rate: £600 - 800 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
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Rate: £650 - £750 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
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Rate: £650 - 750 per day
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Rate: £600 - £800 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
West Yorkshire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Rate: £700 - 800 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds
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Rate: £800 per day
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Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Northamptonshire
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Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
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Posted: 19 days ago
Cardiff
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 23 days ago