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 26 February 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
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Project Management
Rank 442 447 512
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +65
Contract jobs citing Agile Project Management 130 127 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.25% 0.25% 0.059%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.33% 0.33% 0.081%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 70 19
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£425 £425 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £600 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £439 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+17.06% +1.35%
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
39170 38085 33220
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 75.95% 74.82% 72.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 24752 22921 19759
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £570 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1021 1146 1205
Average hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £12.30 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £50.00 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+5.45% -12.69%

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 26 February 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 26 February 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 +7 122 £425 - 24
London +3 62 £400 -11.11% 6
North West -11 17 £425 +17.24% 5
West Yorkshire +2 13 £400 +6.66% 3
Yorkshire -7 13 £400 +6.66% 3
Leeds -2 11 £400 +6.66% 3
City of London +13 9 £475 -1.55% 1
Manchester -8 7 £350 +3.70% 5
South East -19 7 £400 - 2
Cheshire +7 6 £463 +2.77%
South West -3 6 £1,050 +154.54% 1
Salford - 5 £425 -
Berkshire - 4 £400 -
East of England - 4 £365 - 2
Wales -9 3 £419 -
Cambridgeshire - 3 - - 2
East Midlands +4 2 £525 +33.41% 2
Northamptonshire -5 2 £525 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 - -
Northampton -10 1 £525 -
West Midlands -12 1 - - 1
Oxford - 1 - -
Oxfordshire - 1 - -
Staffordshire - - - -
Surrey - - - - 2
Warwickshire - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
Derbyshire - - - - 1
Dorset - - - -
East Sussex - - - -

Agile Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 65 (23.55%) Open Source
3 60 (21.74%) Scrum
4 54 (19.57%) PRINCE2
5 51 (18.48%) Finance
6 46 (16.67%) Java
7 44 (15.94%) Stakeholder Management
8 42 (15.22%) User Stories
9 39 (14.13%) Waterfall
10 38 (13.77%) Mentoring
11 33 (11.96%) .NET
11 33 (11.96%) Risk Management
12 32 (11.59%) Service Delivery
12 32 (11.59%) Microsoft
13 30 (10.87%) Data Protection
14 26 (9.42%) TDD
15 24 (8.70%) Programme Management
15 24 (8.70%) C#
16 23 (8.33%) MS Excel
17 22 (7.97%) Security Cleared
18 21 (7.61%) Analytical Skills
18 21 (7.61%) E-Commerce
18 21 (7.61%) SQL
18 21 (7.61%) Law
18 21 (7.61%) Software Engineering
19 19 (6.88%) HTML
19 19 (6.88%) Ruby
19 19 (6.88%) Degree
19 19 (6.88%) BDD

Agile Project Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 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
2 7 (2.54%) CICS
3 5 (1.81%) Sitecore CMS
4 3 (1.09%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (1.09%) WebSphere
4 3 (1.09%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.72%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.72%) JBoss
5 2 (0.72%) FileNet
5 2 (0.72%) Drupal
5 2 (0.72%) Confluence
6 1 (0.36%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.36%) MS Project Server
6 1 (0.36%) Apache
Applications
1 23 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 15 (5.43%) MS Project
3 13 (4.71%) MS Visio
4 7 (2.54%) MS Office
5 5 (1.81%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (2.54%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 6 (2.17%) Magento
3 3 (1.09%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (1.09%) Workday HCM
4 1 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.36%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.81%) SaaS
2 3 (1.09%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.45%) Internet
2 3 (1.09%) DNS
3 2 (0.72%) ATM
4 1 (0.36%) LAN
4 1 (0.36%) WAN
4 1 (0.36%) PPP
4 1 (0.36%) VPN
4 1 (0.36%) Intranet
4 1 (0.36%) MPLS
4 1 (0.36%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (2.90%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.54%) DB2
2 7 (2.54%) Cognos Analysis Studio
2 7 (2.54%) Cognos Report Studio
2 7 (2.54%) Cognos Framework Manager
2 7 (2.54%) Cognos Transformer
3 5 (1.81%) MongoDB
3 5 (1.81%) Oracle Reports
3 5 (1.81%) MySQL
4 4 (1.45%) NoSQL
5 3 (1.09%) Redis
5 3 (1.09%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (1.09%) Data Mining
6 2 (0.72%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.72%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.36%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.36%) QlikView
7 1 (0.36%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 15 (5.43%) JIRA
2 5 (1.81%) Git (software)
3 4 (1.45%) NUnit
3 4 (1.45%) Rhino Mocks
3 4 (1.45%) Moq
3 4 (1.45%) Cucumber
3 4 (1.45%) SpecFlow
4 2 (0.72%) Subversion
4 2 (0.72%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.36%) Sahi
5 1 (0.36%) WATIR
5 1 (0.36%) Selenium
5 1 (0.36%) Maven
5 1 (0.36%) JUnit
5 1 (0.36%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (0.36%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.36%) Hudson
General
1 51 (18.48%) Finance
2 21 (7.61%) Law
3 12 (4.35%) Retail
4 11 (3.99%) Banking
5 6 (2.17%) Automotive
6 5 (1.81%) Front Office
6 5 (1.81%) Back Office
6 5 (1.81%) Telecoms
6 5 (1.81%) Marketing
7 3 (1.09%) French Language
8 2 (0.72%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.72%) Retail Banking
8 2 (0.72%) Publishing
8 2 (0.72%) Legal
8 2 (0.72%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.36%) Advertising
9 1 (0.36%) Billing
9 1 (0.36%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 93 (33.70%) Project Manager
2 38 (13.77%) Delivery Manager
3 30 (10.87%) Programme Manager
4 26 (9.42%) Architect
5 24 (8.70%) Analyst
6 21 (7.61%) Developer
6 21 (7.61%) Agile Project Manager
7 20 (7.25%) Senior Manager
8 18 (6.52%) Business Analyst
9 14 (5.07%) Digital Architect
10 11 (3.99%) Senior Project Manager
11 10 (3.62%) ScrumMaster
12 9 (3.26%) Senior Developer
13 8 (2.90%) Senior Architect
14 7 (2.54%) Agile Business Analyst
14 7 (2.54%) Designer
14 7 (2.54%) Cognos Developer
15 6 (2.17%) Digital Project Manager
15 6 (2.17%) Senior Digital Architect
15 6 (2.17%) Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (11.96%) .NET
2 19 (6.88%) HTML
3 13 (4.71%) XML
4 12 (4.35%) HTML5
5 11 (3.99%) Web Services
5 11 (3.99%) CSS
6 10 (3.62%) jQuery
7 8 (2.90%) REST
8 7 (2.54%) RESTful
8 7 (2.54%) JDBC
8 7 (2.54%) JSP
8 7 (2.54%) J2EE
8 7 (2.54%) ASP.NET
8 7 (2.54%) JNDI
8 7 (2.54%) JMS
9 6 (2.17%) JSON
9 6 (2.17%) CSS3
9 6 (2.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 5 (1.81%) Apache Flex
10 5 (1.81%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 65 (23.55%) Open Source
2 21 (7.61%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (6.52%) Management Information System
4 10 (3.62%) Mainframe
5 9 (3.26%) Data Protection Act
6 7 (2.54%) IBM Mainframe
6 7 (2.54%) Computer Science
7 5 (1.81%) PMI
7 5 (1.81%) Social Media
7 5 (1.81%) User Experience
8 4 (1.45%) Mobile App
9 3 (1.09%) NHS
10 2 (0.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 2 (0.72%) IVR
10 2 (0.72%) Freedom of Information
10 2 (0.72%) Freedom of Information Act
10 2 (0.72%) Informatics
11 1 (0.36%) FMCG
11 1 (0.36%) Wiki
11 1 (0.36%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 8 (2.90%) Windows
2 7 (2.54%) Linux
3 3 (1.09%) VME
3 3 (1.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (1.09%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (0.72%) Windows Phone
4 2 (0.72%) Apple iOS
4 2 (0.72%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 276 (100.00%) Project Management
1 276 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (21.74%) Scrum
3 54 (19.57%) PRINCE2
4 44 (15.94%) Stakeholder Management
5 42 (15.22%) User Stories
6 39 (14.13%) Waterfall
7 38 (13.77%) Mentoring
8 33 (11.96%) Risk Management
9 32 (11.59%) Service Delivery
10 30 (10.87%) Data Protection
11 26 (9.42%) TDD
12 24 (8.70%) Programme Management
13 21 (7.61%) E-Commerce
13 21 (7.61%) Software Engineering
14 19 (6.88%) BDD
15 18 (6.52%) DevOps
16 16 (5.80%) Change Management
17 15 (5.43%) PRINCE
17 15 (5.43%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 46 (16.67%) Java
2 24 (8.70%) C#
3 21 (7.61%) SQL
4 19 (6.88%) Ruby
5 18 (6.52%) Python
6 15 (5.43%) C++
6 15 (5.43%) JavaScript
7 4 (1.45%) T-SQL
8 3 (1.09%) PHP
8 3 (1.09%) Shell Script
9 2 (0.72%) XPath
10 1 (0.36%) PHP5
10 1 (0.36%) C
10 1 (0.36%) VBA
10 1 (0.36%) Perl
Qualifications
1 22 (7.97%) Security Cleared
2 19 (6.88%) Degree
3 12 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 11 (3.99%) PMP
4 11 (3.99%) PMI Certification
5 8 (2.90%) SC Cleared
6 7 (2.54%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (1.81%) MCTS
8 2 (0.72%) CITP
8 2 (0.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (0.72%) ISEB
9 1 (0.36%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.36%) VCP4
9 1 (0.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.36%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.36%) MBA
9 1 (0.36%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.07%) QA
2 4 (1.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (1.09%) BS25999
4 2 (0.72%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (0.36%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.36%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 3 (1.09%) HP Quality Center
1 3 (1.09%) Ansible
2 1 (0.36%) Control-M
Vendors
1 32 (11.59%) Microsoft
2 11 (3.99%) Oracle
3 10 (3.62%) IBM
4 8 (2.90%) Cognos
5 5 (1.81%) CheckPoint
5 5 (1.81%) Adobe
5 5 (1.81%) Sitecore
6 4 (1.45%) Google
6 4 (1.45%) HP
7 3 (1.09%) Sybase
7 3 (1.09%) MicroStrategy
7 3 (1.09%) Fujitsu
7 3 (1.09%) hybris
7 3 (1.09%) VMware
7 3 (1.09%) ICL
8 2 (0.72%) ATG
8 2 (0.72%) TOWER Software
8 2 (0.72%) Cisco
8 2 (0.72%) Avaya
9 1 (0.36%) BMC
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