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 4 September 2015 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Project Management
Rank 475 485 542
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +57
Contract jobs citing Agile Project Management 159 125 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.27% 0.22% 0.086%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.35% 0.29% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 77 32
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£435 £455 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.39% +13.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £365 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £651 £573
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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
45685 42476 39076
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 78.18% 76.04% 74.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 29782 26353 24011
Average daily rate £425 £410 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1243 1161 1109
Average hourly rate £31.44 £25.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.76% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.62 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.17 £55.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

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 4 September 2015.

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
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 4 September 2015. 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 +24 143 £450 -5.26% 18
London -7 71 £467 -8.43% 7
North East - 20 £413 - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 17 £485 - 1
Tyne and Wear - 17 £485 - 1
City of London +6 16 £473 +5.00%
North West -28 14 £465 +3.33%
Yorkshire -21 13 £475 +17.28% 2
West Yorkshire -21 12 £475 +17.28% 2
Leeds -23 10 £488 +20.37% 2
Scotland -13 9 £288 -36.81% 1
South East -24 8 £320 -18.47% 3
Lancashire -9 6 £396 -
Edinburgh -18 6 £200 -56.04%
East of England - 6 £388 - 2
Blackpool - 6 £396 -
Cheshire - 5 £501 -
South West - 5 £348 - 2
West Midlands +12 4 £430 - 1
Birmingham +8 4 £430 - 1
Berkshire - 4 £320 - 1
Warrington - 4 £501 -
Midlands +5 3 - -
Cambridgeshire - 3 £400 - 1
Croydon - 3 £500 -
East Sussex +1 2 - -
Brighton -4 2 - -
Peel - 2 £435 -
Peterborough - 2 - -
Paisley - 2 £350 -

Agile Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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.

1 276 (100.00%) Project Management
1 276 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (23.19%) Scrum
3 57 (20.65%) Finance
4 51 (18.48%) User Stories
5 47 (17.03%) PRINCE2
6 40 (14.49%) Stakeholder Management
7 37 (13.41%) Open Source
7 37 (13.41%) Mentoring
8 34 (12.32%) Service Delivery
9 32 (11.59%) QA
10 30 (10.87%) Security Cleared
11 26 (9.42%) Waterfall
12 25 (9.06%) Java
13 24 (8.70%) TDD
13 24 (8.70%) BDD
14 20 (7.25%) .NET
14 20 (7.25%) MS Project
14 20 (7.25%) Microsoft
14 20 (7.25%) Banking
15 19 (6.88%) SC Cleared
16 18 (6.52%) Data Protection
16 18 (6.52%) Web Services
16 18 (6.52%) JavaScript
17 17 (6.16%) Risk Management
17 17 (6.16%) JIRA
18 16 (5.80%) Marketing
18 16 (5.80%) Continuous Integration
18 16 (5.80%) ITIL
18 16 (5.80%) MS Excel

Agile Project Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 (3.26%) CMS
1 9 (3.26%) Confluence
2 6 (2.17%) SharePoint
3 5 (1.81%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 4 (1.45%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (1.45%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (0.72%) Node.js
6 1 (0.36%) Lync
6 1 (0.36%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.36%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.36%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 20 (7.25%) MS Project
2 16 (5.80%) MS Excel
3 12 (4.35%) MS Office
4 7 (2.54%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (2.17%) Photoshop
6 4 (1.45%) Mingle
7 1 (0.36%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (1.09%) SAP HR
1 3 (1.09%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (1.09%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (1.09%) SAP HCM
2 1 (0.36%) SAP PSCD
2 1 (0.36%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.36%) SAP PS
2 1 (0.36%) Brady Trinity
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.90%) PaaS
2 3 (1.09%) Office 365
2 3 (1.09%) SaaS
3 2 (0.72%) Yammer
4 1 (0.36%) IaaS
4 1 (0.36%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.36%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.26%) Internet
2 3 (1.09%) MPLS
2 3 (1.09%) Intranet
3 2 (0.72%) ATM
3 2 (0.72%) Unified Communications
3 2 (0.72%) Skype
4 1 (0.36%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (3.99%) SQL Server
1 11 (3.99%) MongoDB
2 9 (3.26%) NoSQL
3 8 (2.90%) Big Data
4 6 (2.17%) Hadoop
5 4 (1.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (1.45%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.72%) EDRMS
6 2 (0.72%) QlikView
6 2 (0.72%) MySQL
7 1 (0.36%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.36%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.36%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.36%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 17 (6.16%) JIRA
2 6 (2.17%) Selenium
3 4 (1.45%) WebDriver
3 4 (1.45%) Cucumber
3 4 (1.45%) SpecFlow
4 2 (0.72%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.72%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.72%) Sahi
4 2 (0.72%) WATIR
4 2 (0.72%) HP UFT
5 1 (0.36%) NUnit
5 1 (0.36%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.36%) Hudson
General
1 57 (20.65%) Finance
2 20 (7.25%) Banking
3 16 (5.80%) Marketing
4 9 (3.26%) Investment Banking
5 6 (2.17%) Retail
5 6 (2.17%) Law
6 5 (1.81%) Front Office
7 4 (1.45%) Retail Banking
8 3 (1.09%) Publishing
8 3 (1.09%) Games
8 3 (1.09%) Automotive
8 3 (1.09%) Manufacturing
8 3 (1.09%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.72%) Advertising
10 1 (0.36%) Legal
10 1 (0.36%) Back Office
10 1 (0.36%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.36%) Billing
10 1 (0.36%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.36%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 106 (38.41%) Project Manager
2 63 (22.83%) Delivery Manager
3 38 (13.77%) Agile Project Manager
4 22 (7.97%) Analyst
5 20 (7.25%) Digital Project Manager
6 17 (6.16%) Senior Manager
7 16 (5.80%) ScrumMaster
8 15 (5.43%) Test Manager
9 14 (5.07%) Developer
9 14 (5.07%) Product Manager
10 13 (4.71%) Delivery Project Manager
11 12 (4.35%) Business Analyst
12 9 (3.26%) Senior Project Manager
12 9 (3.26%) Agile Business Analyst
13 8 (2.90%) IT Project Manager
13 8 (2.90%) Architect
14 7 (2.54%) Programme Manager
14 7 (2.54%) Service Manager
14 7 (2.54%) QA Analyst
15 6 (2.17%) QA Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (7.25%) .NET
2 18 (6.52%) Web Services
3 15 (5.43%) HTML
4 11 (3.99%) XML
5 10 (3.62%) RESTful
5 10 (3.62%) HTML5
6 9 (3.26%) .NET Framework
7 6 (2.17%) AngularJS
8 5 (1.81%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (1.81%) Middleware
8 5 (1.81%) ASP.NET
8 5 (1.81%) CSS
9 4 (1.45%) WPF
9 4 (1.45%) Velocity
10 3 (1.09%) Apache Flex
10 3 (1.09%) jQuery
11 2 (0.72%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 2 (0.72%) Ruby on Rails
12 1 (0.36%) Django
12 1 (0.36%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (5.80%) User Experience
2 15 (5.43%) Mobile App
3 10 (3.62%) Data Protection Act
4 8 (2.90%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (2.54%) Internet of Things
5 7 (2.54%) Social Media
6 5 (1.81%) Digital Media
7 4 (1.45%) iPad
7 4 (1.45%) Mainframe
7 4 (1.45%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.09%) Online Banking
9 2 (0.72%) Taxonomies
9 2 (0.72%) Handset
9 2 (0.72%) IPTV
9 2 (0.72%) Data Integration
9 2 (0.72%) iPhone
9 2 (0.72%) Visualisation
9 2 (0.72%) New Media
9 2 (0.72%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.36%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 10 (3.62%) Android
1 10 (3.62%) Apple iOS
2 3 (1.09%) VME
3 2 (0.72%) Windows
3 2 (0.72%) Windows Phone
4 1 (0.36%) Linux
4 1 (0.36%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 276 (100.00%) Project Management
1 276 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (23.19%) Scrum
3 51 (18.48%) User Stories
4 47 (17.03%) PRINCE2
5 40 (14.49%) Stakeholder Management
6 37 (13.41%) Mentoring
6 37 (13.41%) Open Source
7 34 (12.32%) Service Delivery
8 26 (9.42%) Waterfall
9 24 (8.70%) BDD
9 24 (8.70%) TDD
10 18 (6.52%) Data Protection
11 17 (6.16%) Risk Management
12 16 (5.80%) ITIL
12 16 (5.80%) Continuous Integration
12 16 (5.80%) Coaching
13 15 (5.43%) E-Commerce
14 14 (5.07%) Software Delivery
14 14 (5.07%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 25 (9.06%) Java
2 18 (6.52%) JavaScript
3 15 (5.43%) C++
3 15 (5.43%) Python
3 15 (5.43%) SQL
4 11 (3.99%) C#
5 10 (3.62%) Ruby
6 8 (2.90%) PHP
7 3 (1.09%) COBOL
7 3 (1.09%) T-SQL
8 2 (0.72%) C
9 1 (0.36%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.36%) X++
9 1 (0.36%) Scala
9 1 (0.36%) R
Qualifications
1 30 (10.87%) Security Cleared
2 19 (6.88%) SC Cleared
3 10 (3.62%) PMP
3 10 (3.62%) ISTQB
4 9 (3.26%) PMI Certification
4 9 (3.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 5 (1.81%) MCTS
5 5 (1.81%) CTC Cleared
5 5 (1.81%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (1.09%) Degree
7 2 (0.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.36%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.36%) CCA
8 1 (0.36%) CISSP
8 1 (0.36%) CISM
8 1 (0.36%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.36%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (11.59%) QA
2 7 (2.54%) P3O
3 5 (1.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (1.09%) BS25999
5 2 (0.72%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.36%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.36%) TeamSite
1 1 (0.36%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.36%) StatsD
Vendors
1 20 (7.25%) Microsoft
2 8 (2.90%) Atlassian
3 6 (2.17%) Oracle
4 5 (1.81%) SAP
5 4 (1.45%) Bloomberg
6 3 (1.09%) Micro Focus
6 3 (1.09%) TOWER Software
6 3 (1.09%) JD Edwards
6 3 (1.09%) Adobe
7 2 (0.72%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (0.72%) Teradata
7 2 (0.72%) Tableau
8 1 (0.36%) Apigee
8 1 (0.36%) Mashery
8 1 (0.36%) Brady
8 1 (0.36%) Google
8 1 (0.36%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.36%) TIBCO
8 1 (0.36%) webMethods
8 1 (0.36%) QAD
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