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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Project Management
Rank 451 530 558
Rank change year-on-year
+79 +28
Contract jobs citing Agile Project Management 144 48 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.26% 0.090% 0.067%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.34% 0.12% 0.095%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 37 25
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£475 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £300 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £350 £381
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -8.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
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
41835 39073 41091
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.23% 73.30% 70.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 25909 24001 23803
Average daily rate £410 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1148 1055 1460
Average hourly rate £23.00 £27.97 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.76% -9.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £46.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 22 August 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
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 22 August 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 +60 132 £475 +9.07% 20
London +72 95 £500 +12.93% 10
City of London +40 20 £450 -5.26% 4
North West +13 13 £444 +4.41% 1
Scotland -5 10 £450 +41.73% 1
Edinburgh -8 9 £450 +28.57% 1
West Yorkshire +17 7 £398 -
Yorkshire +10 7 £398 - 1
Leeds - 6 £398 -
West Midlands - 6 £500 -
South East +4 5 £419 - 4
Bristol -21 3 £538 +20.78% 1
South West -35 3 £538 +20.78% 2
Hampshire - 3 £393 -
Cheshire -2 2 - -
East Midlands - 2 £350 - 1
Glasgow -13 1 - -
Halifax - - - -
Harlow - - - -
High Wycombe - - - - 1
East Sussex - - - -
Essex - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Kent - - - -
Northamptonshire - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - - 1
Oxfordshire - - - -
Staffordshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
West Sussex - - - - 2

Agile Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 255 (100.00%) Project Management
1 255 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 96 (37.65%) Scrum
3 62 (24.31%) Finance
4 48 (18.82%) User Stories
5 44 (17.25%) Java
6 42 (16.47%) Open Source
7 39 (15.29%) Stakeholder Management
8 31 (12.16%) Service Delivery
8 31 (12.16%) PRINCE2
9 25 (9.80%) Data Protection
10 23 (9.02%) .NET
11 21 (8.24%) Security Cleared
11 21 (8.24%) Continuous Integration
11 21 (8.24%) Banking
12 20 (7.84%) QA
12 20 (7.84%) Business Analysis
12 20 (7.84%) E-Commerce
13 19 (7.45%) Web Services
13 19 (7.45%) XML
13 19 (7.45%) TDD
14 17 (6.67%) SQL
14 17 (6.67%) C#
14 17 (6.67%) Microsoft
15 16 (6.27%) Python
15 16 (6.27%) Oracle
15 16 (6.27%) Ruby
15 16 (6.27%) Data Protection Act
15 16 (6.27%) Information Assurance
16 15 (5.88%) Test Automation

Agile Project Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (3.53%) CMS
2 7 (2.75%) FileNet
3 5 (1.96%) SharePoint
3 5 (1.96%) Apache
4 4 (1.57%) CICS
5 3 (1.18%) WordPress
5 3 (1.18%) Drupal
6 2 (0.78%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.78%) Node.js
7 1 (0.39%) Adobe CQ
7 1 (0.39%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 7 (2.75%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.96%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.78%) MS Project
3 2 (0.78%) Mingle
4 1 (0.39%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.39%) Magento
1 1 (0.39%) Workday HCM
1 1 (0.39%) Oracle Receivables
1 1 (0.39%) Oracle Cash Management
1 1 (0.39%) Summit
1 1 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.96%) SaaS
1 5 (1.96%) Rackspace Cloud
2 2 (0.78%) GitHub
3 1 (0.39%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.14%) Internet
2 6 (2.35%) Intranet
3 5 (1.96%) SSL
3 5 (1.96%) SSH
4 2 (0.78%) VoIP
4 2 (0.78%) PPP
4 2 (0.78%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.39%) VPN
5 1 (0.39%) DNS
5 1 (0.39%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (5.88%) MongoDB
2 12 (4.71%) NoSQL
3 8 (3.14%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (2.35%) MySQL
5 4 (1.57%) DB2
6 3 (1.18%) Data Mining
7 2 (0.78%) QlikView
7 2 (0.78%) RDBMS
7 2 (0.78%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.39%) CouchDB
8 1 (0.39%) Redis
8 1 (0.39%) SQL Server
8 1 (0.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 8 (3.14%) JIRA
2 5 (1.96%) Subversion
3 4 (1.57%) Selenium
3 4 (1.57%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (1.18%) Sahi
4 3 (1.18%) Cucumber
4 3 (1.18%) Jenkins
4 3 (1.18%) QuickTest Pro
4 3 (1.18%) WATIR
5 2 (0.78%) Maven
5 2 (0.78%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 1 (0.39%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.39%) Axure RP
6 1 (0.39%) DbUnit
6 1 (0.39%) PHPUnit
6 1 (0.39%) Behat
6 1 (0.39%) Toad
6 1 (0.39%) TestDirector
6 1 (0.39%) Oracle APEX
General
1 62 (24.31%) Finance
2 21 (8.24%) Banking
3 10 (3.92%) Law
4 8 (3.14%) Investment Banking
5 7 (2.75%) Retail
6 6 (2.35%) Front Office
7 4 (1.57%) Retail Banking
7 4 (1.57%) Marketing
7 4 (1.57%) Advertising
7 4 (1.57%) Publishing
8 3 (1.18%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.78%) Legal
10 1 (0.39%) Back Office
10 1 (0.39%) Automotive
10 1 (0.39%) Military
10 1 (0.39%) Local Government
10 1 (0.39%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.39%) French Language
Job Titles
1 78 (30.59%) Project Manager
2 38 (14.90%) Delivery Manager
3 29 (11.37%) ScrumMaster
4 26 (10.20%) Senior Manager
5 22 (8.63%) Analyst
5 22 (8.63%) Agile Project Manager
6 19 (7.45%) Senior Project Manager
7 16 (6.27%) Business Analyst
8 14 (5.49%) Product Manager
9 12 (4.71%) Developer
9 12 (4.71%) Architect
10 10 (3.92%) Service Manager
11 9 (3.53%) Programme Manager
12 6 (2.35%) Agile Coach
12 6 (2.35%) Digital Project Manager
13 4 (1.57%) Services Director
13 4 (1.57%) Senior Service Manager
13 4 (1.57%) PHP Developer
13 4 (1.57%) Project Leader
13 4 (1.57%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (9.02%) .NET
2 19 (7.45%) Web Services
2 19 (7.45%) XML
3 10 (3.92%) jQuery
3 10 (3.92%) HTML
4 9 (3.53%) Ajax
5 7 (2.75%) CSS
5 7 (2.75%) JSON
5 7 (2.75%) Symfony
6 6 (2.35%) HTML5
6 6 (2.35%) RESTful
7 5 (1.96%) CSS3
7 5 (1.96%) J2EE
7 5 (1.96%) CakePHP
7 5 (1.96%) Velocity
8 4 (1.57%) Apache Flex
8 4 (1.57%) JNDI
8 4 (1.57%) JMS
8 4 (1.57%) JDBC
8 4 (1.57%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 42 (16.47%) Open Source
2 16 (6.27%) Data Protection Act
3 11 (4.31%) Management Information System
4 6 (2.35%) Social Media
5 5 (1.96%) Mainframe
6 4 (1.57%) Derivative
6 4 (1.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 4 (1.57%) IBM Mainframe
7 3 (1.18%) Digital Media
7 3 (1.18%) NHS
8 2 (0.78%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.78%) Credit Derivative
8 2 (0.78%) Fixed Income
8 2 (0.78%) GIS
8 2 (0.78%) W3C
8 2 (0.78%) New Media
8 2 (0.78%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.39%) iPhone
9 1 (0.39%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.39%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 8 (3.14%) Linux
2 6 (2.35%) CentOS
2 6 (2.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (1.18%) Apple iOS
3 3 (1.18%) UNIX
4 2 (0.78%) MVS
4 2 (0.78%) VME
4 2 (0.78%) Android
5 1 (0.39%) Windows
5 1 (0.39%) Solaris
5 1 (0.39%) Debian
5 1 (0.39%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 255 (100.00%) Project Management
1 255 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 96 (37.65%) Scrum
3 48 (18.82%) User Stories
4 39 (15.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 31 (12.16%) Service Delivery
5 31 (12.16%) PRINCE2
6 25 (9.80%) Data Protection
7 21 (8.24%) Continuous Integration
8 20 (7.84%) Business Analysis
8 20 (7.84%) E-Commerce
9 19 (7.45%) TDD
10 16 (6.27%) Information Assurance
11 15 (5.88%) Test Automation
12 12 (4.71%) Service Management
13 11 (4.31%) BDD
13 11 (4.31%) DevOps
13 11 (4.31%) ITIL
13 11 (4.31%) Migration
13 11 (4.31%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 44 (17.25%) Java
2 17 (6.67%) SQL
2 17 (6.67%) C#
3 16 (6.27%) Python
3 16 (6.27%) Ruby
4 15 (5.88%) JavaScript
5 10 (3.92%) C++
6 8 (3.14%) PHP
7 3 (1.18%) C
8 2 (0.78%) XPath
9 1 (0.39%) Scala
9 1 (0.39%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 21 (8.24%) Security Cleared
2 15 (5.88%) Degree
3 11 (4.31%) SC Cleared
4 6 (2.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (0.78%) MBA
5 2 (0.78%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.39%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.39%) PMP
6 1 (0.39%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (7.84%) QA
2 1 (0.39%) SLA
2 1 (0.39%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.39%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 2 (0.78%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.39%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.39%) Capistrano
1 1 (0.39%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.39%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.39%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 17 (6.67%) Microsoft
2 16 (6.27%) Oracle
3 14 (5.49%) IBM
4 8 (3.14%) TOWER Software
4 8 (3.14%) JBoss
5 5 (1.96%) Rackspace
6 4 (1.57%) Sitecore
7 3 (1.18%) hybris
7 3 (1.18%) Adobe
7 3 (1.18%) Endeca
8 2 (0.78%) Zend
8 2 (0.78%) ATG
8 2 (0.78%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.78%) Cognos
8 2 (0.78%) Sybase
9 1 (0.39%) Cisco
9 1 (0.39%) Calypso
9 1 (0.39%) Fidessa
9 1 (0.39%) HP
9 1 (0.39%) Citrix
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