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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Agile Project Management
Rank 405 525 492
Rank change year-on-year
+120 -33
Contract jobs citing Agile Project Management 251 110 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.45% 0.20% 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.55% 0.25% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 74 72
Average daily rate £480 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £359 £350 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £600 £569
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
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 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
45554 43915 42300
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 81.54% 78.78% 77.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 30085 27355 26388
Average daily rate £438 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1044 1272 1188
Average hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.35 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.82 £47.83 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

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 29 April 2016.

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 29 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +99 230 £475 +5.55% 16
London +41 110 £500 +5.26% 7
North West +27 45 £475 +2.70% 2
South East +9 27 £418 -4.02% 2
Blackpool - 26 £463 - 1
Lancashire - 26 £463 - 1
Yorkshire +2 19 £613 +53.12%
West Yorkshire -5 19 £613 +53.12%
Leeds 0 18 £613 +58.06%
Scotland -2 18 £500 -
North East -22 17 £470 +7.42% 1
Edinburgh +5 15 £513 -
West Sussex - 15 £483 -
Worthing - 15 £483 -
Tyne and Wear -29 14 £450 +2.85% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne -32 13 £465 +6.28% 1
City of London +44 12 £450 -7.69% 1
Cheshire +2 12 £425 -10.52%
South West +4 6 £423 +3.80%
Knutsford -11 6 £425 -10.52%
Buckinghamshire +20 4 £413 -
Milton Keynes - 4 £413 -
Berkshire +10 3 £450 +3.44%
Manchester -9 3 £500 +11.11%
West Midlands -15 3 £470 -21.66% 1
Coventry - 3 £470 -
Merseyside - 3 £655 -
Liverpool - 3 £655 -
Bromley - 3 £235 -
East Midlands +8 2 £350 -33.33% 2

Agile Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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.

1 413 (100.00%) Project Management
1 413 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 109 (26.39%) Finance
3 107 (25.91%) Scrum
4 97 (23.49%) PRINCE2
4 97 (23.49%) User Stories
5 80 (19.37%) Open Source
6 77 (18.64%) Waterfall
7 71 (17.19%) Service Design
8 70 (16.95%) Stakeholder Management
9 67 (16.22%) Mentoring
10 58 (14.04%) Security Cleared
11 54 (13.08%) Service Delivery
12 48 (11.62%) Java
13 46 (11.14%) Data Protection
14 44 (10.65%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 43 (10.41%) Python
16 42 (10.17%) JavaScript
17 41 (9.93%) Web Services
18 40 (9.69%) Business Analysis
19 37 (8.96%) SC Cleared
20 36 (8.72%) TDD
21 34 (8.23%) Oracle
22 32 (7.75%) Programme Management
22 32 (7.75%) JIRA
23 30 (7.26%) Management Information System
24 29 (7.02%) .NET
25 28 (6.78%) Coaching
25 28 (6.78%) Disclosure Scotland
26 27 (6.54%) HTML

Agile Project Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 15 (3.63%) Apache
2 14 (3.39%) CMS
3 13 (3.15%) SharePoint
4 8 (1.94%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 8 (1.94%) CICS
4 8 (1.94%) JBoss
4 8 (1.94%) WebLogic
4 8 (1.94%) WebSphere
5 6 (1.45%) Confluence
6 4 (0.97%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (0.48%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (0.48%) Drupal
7 2 (0.48%) Node.js
7 2 (0.48%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (0.48%) Skype for Business
7 2 (0.48%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.24%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.24%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 18 (4.36%) MS Excel
2 13 (3.15%) MS Project
3 11 (2.66%) MS Visio
4 8 (1.94%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (1.45%) MS Office
6 2 (0.48%) Open Workbench
6 2 (0.48%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (1.21%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.24%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.24%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.24%) Oracle FAH
2 1 (0.24%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (0.24%) Retail-J
Cloud Services
1 15 (3.63%) IaaS
2 10 (2.42%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (1.45%) Office 365
4 3 (0.73%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.48%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (0.48%) AWS OpsWorks
5 2 (0.48%) GitHub
6 1 (0.24%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.24%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.45%) DNS
1 6 (1.45%) WAN
2 5 (1.21%) LAN
3 4 (0.97%) Intranet
3 4 (0.97%) TCP/IP
4 3 (0.73%) Internet
4 3 (0.73%) Skype
5 2 (0.48%) BGP
5 2 (0.48%) Firewall
5 2 (0.48%) HTTP
5 2 (0.48%) SSL
5 2 (0.48%) WebEx
6 1 (0.24%) CTI
6 1 (0.24%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (2.66%) SQL Server
2 8 (1.94%) DB2
3 6 (1.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (1.45%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (1.21%) MySQL
5 4 (0.97%) Oracle Database
6 3 (0.73%) Big Data
6 3 (0.73%) GIS
6 3 (0.73%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.48%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.48%) EDRMS
7 2 (0.48%) NoSQL
7 2 (0.48%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (0.48%) QlikView
7 2 (0.48%) Redis
8 1 (0.24%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.24%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.24%) MariaDB
8 1 (0.24%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.24%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 32 (7.75%) JIRA
2 10 (2.42%) Subversion
3 8 (1.94%) ClearCase
3 8 (1.94%) Jenkins
4 6 (1.45%) Grunt
4 6 (1.45%) Hudson
5 5 (1.21%) Maven
6 4 (0.97%) Bower
6 4 (0.97%) Git (software)
6 4 (0.97%) gulp
6 4 (0.97%) Octopus Deploy
7 3 (0.73%) JIRA Agile
7 3 (0.73%) ProC
7 3 (0.73%) VersionOne
8 2 (0.48%) Ant
8 2 (0.48%) Eclipse
8 2 (0.48%) IntelliJ
8 2 (0.48%) JMeter
8 2 (0.48%) LoadRunner
8 2 (0.48%) TeamCity
General
1 109 (26.39%) Finance
2 26 (6.30%) Law
3 16 (3.87%) Banking
4 14 (3.39%) Legal
5 12 (2.91%) Marketing
6 6 (1.45%) Manufacturing
6 6 (1.45%) Pharmaceutical
6 6 (1.45%) Publishing
7 5 (1.21%) Retail
8 4 (0.97%) Games
8 4 (0.97%) Hungarian Language
9 3 (0.73%) Automotive
10 2 (0.48%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.48%) Front Office
11 1 (0.24%) Advertising
11 1 (0.24%) Back Office
11 1 (0.24%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.24%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 131 (31.72%) Project Manager
2 97 (23.49%) Delivery Manager
3 62 (15.01%) Analyst
4 56 (13.56%) Business Analyst
5 45 (10.90%) Senior Manager
6 42 (10.17%) Digital Delivery Manager
7 40 (9.69%) Agile Project Manager
8 33 (7.99%) Agile Delivery Manager
9 27 (6.54%) Technical Analyst
10 24 (5.81%) Scrum Master
11 23 (5.57%) Developer
11 23 (5.57%) Technical Business Analyst
12 21 (5.08%) Senior Analyst
12 21 (5.08%) Senior Project Manager
13 20 (4.84%) Digital Project Manager
13 20 (4.84%) Senior Business Analyst
14 18 (4.36%) Digital Analyst
15 17 (4.12%) Digital Business Analyst
16 15 (3.63%) Product Manager
17 14 (3.39%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (9.93%) Web Services
2 29 (7.02%) .NET
3 27 (6.54%) HTML
4 24 (5.81%) CSS
5 20 (4.84%) HTML5
6 18 (4.36%) XML
7 15 (3.63%) CSS3
8 12 (2.91%) JMS
9 11 (2.66%) ASP.NET
9 11 (2.66%) ASP.NET MVC
10 10 (2.42%) Hibernate
10 10 (2.42%) J2EE
10 10 (2.42%) RESTful
10 10 (2.42%) Struts
10 10 (2.42%) XSD
11 8 (1.94%) AngularJS
11 8 (1.94%) EJB
11 8 (1.94%) JSP
11 8 (1.94%) Servlets
11 8 (1.94%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 30 (7.26%) Management Information System
2 23 (5.57%) Data Protection Act
3 19 (4.60%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (4.60%) User Experience
4 13 (3.15%) Video Conferencing
5 11 (2.66%) Enterprise Software
6 10 (2.42%) PMI
7 9 (2.18%) Mainframe
8 8 (1.94%) Mobile App
9 7 (1.69%) IBM Mainframe
10 6 (1.45%) Data Integration
11 4 (0.97%) PKI
12 3 (0.73%) Digital Media
12 3 (0.73%) Social Media
12 3 (0.73%) Wiki
13 2 (0.48%) Hedge funds
13 2 (0.48%) Inversion of Control
13 2 (0.48%) iPad
13 2 (0.48%) Taxonomies
13 2 (0.48%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 26 (6.30%) Linux
2 21 (5.08%) Windows
3 15 (3.63%) Unix
4 5 (1.21%) Android
4 5 (1.21%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.48%) Mac OS X
5 2 (0.48%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.24%) VME
6 1 (0.24%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 413 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 413 (100.00%) Project Management
2 107 (25.91%) Scrum
3 97 (23.49%) PRINCE2
3 97 (23.49%) User Stories
4 80 (19.37%) Open Source
5 77 (18.64%) Waterfall
6 71 (17.19%) Service Design
7 70 (16.95%) Stakeholder Management
8 67 (16.22%) Mentoring
9 54 (13.08%) Service Delivery
10 46 (11.14%) Data Protection
11 44 (10.65%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 40 (9.69%) Business Analysis
13 36 (8.72%) TDD
14 32 (7.75%) Programme Management
15 28 (6.78%) Coaching
16 26 (6.30%) Use Case
17 25 (6.05%) Kanban
17 25 (6.05%) OO
Programming Languages
1 48 (11.62%) Java
2 43 (10.41%) Python
3 42 (10.17%) JavaScript
4 26 (6.30%) C#
5 21 (5.08%) C++
6 17 (4.12%) Bash Shell
7 16 (3.87%) SQL
8 13 (3.15%) Ruby
9 9 (2.18%) COBOL
10 8 (1.94%) Assembly Language
11 6 (1.45%) XPath
12 3 (0.73%) PowerShell
13 2 (0.48%) PHP
13 2 (0.48%) Scala
13 2 (0.48%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.48%) XQuery
14 1 (0.24%) C
14 1 (0.24%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 58 (14.04%) Security Cleared
2 37 (8.96%) SC Cleared
3 26 (6.30%) BPSS Clearance
4 19 (4.60%) Degree
5 15 (3.63%) PMI Certification
5 15 (3.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 15 (3.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 7 (1.69%) DV Cleared
7 6 (1.45%) PMP
8 5 (1.21%) CISMP
8 5 (1.21%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (1.21%) Sun Certification
9 4 (0.97%) CISSP
10 3 (0.73%) BC Cleared
10 3 (0.73%) PgMP
11 2 (0.48%) MBA
11 2 (0.48%) Six Sigma Black Belt
12 1 (0.24%) HNC
12 1 (0.24%) ISEB
12 1 (0.24%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (6.78%) Disclosure Scotland
2 8 (1.94%) QA
3 5 (1.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.48%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.24%) ISO 9000
Systems Management
1 19 (4.60%) Opscode Chef
1 19 (4.60%) Puppet
2 4 (0.97%) TeamSite
3 2 (0.48%) Ansible
3 2 (0.48%) Salt
4 1 (0.24%) Thomson Reuters DACS
Vendors
1 34 (8.23%) Oracle
2 22 (5.33%) Microsoft
3 17 (4.12%) SaltStack
4 8 (1.94%) Chordiant
4 8 (1.94%) IBM
5 7 (1.69%) TOWER Software
6 6 (1.45%) Adobe
6 6 (1.45%) Progress
6 6 (1.45%) Rally
6 6 (1.45%) Telerik
7 5 (1.21%) Sun
8 4 (0.97%) HP
8 4 (0.97%) SAP
8 4 (0.97%) Sitecore
9 3 (0.73%) Google
9 3 (0.73%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (0.73%) ServiceNow
10 2 (0.48%) Atlassian
10 2 (0.48%) MicroStrategy
10 2 (0.48%) Tableau
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