The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Project Management
Rank 445 531 553
Rank change year-on-year
+86 +22
Contract jobs citing Agile Project Management 143 25 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.25% 0.052% 0.053%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.35% 0.072% 0.076%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 21 23
Average daily rate £450 £370 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.62% -7.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £338 £353
% change year-on-year
+18.51% -4.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
41318 34649 42090
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 73.34% 72.50% 69.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 25663 20657 24013
Average daily rate £400 £405 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.23% -1.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1168 1064 1437
Average hourly rate £28.49 £32.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.98% +16.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.49 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £54.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England +74 134 £450 +21.62% 32
London +39 88 £465 +20.00% 16
City of London +14 26 £488 +28.28% 4
North West - 18 £420 - 3
Tyne and Wear - 11 £475 - 1
North East - 11 £475 - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 11 £475 - 1
Cheshire - 10 £450 - 1
Yorkshire 0 9 £344 - 2
West Yorkshire -16 8 £344 - 2
Leeds - 8 £344 - 1
Scotland - 7 £355 -
Manchester - 7 £325 - 2
Edinburgh - 7 £355 -
South East -18 5 £400 +23.07% 3
Hampshire -4 4 £425 +41.66%
East Midlands -10 2 - - 1
Northamptonshire - 2 - - 1
Berkshire -13 1 £325 -18.23%
Winchester - 1 £450 -
Birmingham - 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 - - 1
North Yorkshire - - - -
South Wales - - - - 1
South West - - - - 2
East of England - - - - 3
Wales - - - - 1
Bristol - - - - 2
Bromley - - - - 1
Bury St Edmunds - - - -

Agile Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 263 (100.00%) Project Management
1 263 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 88 (33.46%) Scrum
3 64 (24.33%) Finance
4 49 (18.63%) Java
5 42 (15.97%) PRINCE2
6 35 (13.31%) .NET
7 33 (12.55%) Web Services
8 30 (11.41%) E-Commerce
9 28 (10.65%) Stakeholder Management
10 26 (9.89%) Degree
10 26 (9.89%) JavaScript
10 26 (9.89%) HTML
10 26 (9.89%) Service Delivery
11 25 (9.51%) Banking
11 25 (9.51%) Open Source
12 23 (8.75%) C#
12 23 (8.75%) ITIL
13 22 (8.37%) XML
13 22 (8.37%) User Stories
14 21 (7.98%) Continuous Integration
14 21 (7.98%) Migration
14 21 (7.98%) Ajax
15 20 (7.60%) CSS
15 20 (7.60%) Microsoft
16 19 (7.22%) Matrix Management
16 19 (7.22%) Waterfall
17 18 (6.84%) REST
17 18 (6.84%) Kanban
18 17 (6.46%) SQL

Agile Project Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 12 (4.56%) SharePoint
2 11 (4.18%) Adobe CQ
3 10 (3.80%) CMS
4 8 (3.04%) SharePoint Server
5 5 (1.90%) Apache
6 4 (1.52%) IIS
6 4 (1.52%) WebSphere
6 4 (1.52%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (1.52%) Kentico
6 4 (1.52%) Sitefinity
7 2 (0.76%) CICS
7 2 (0.76%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (0.76%) Moodle
7 2 (0.76%) nginx
7 2 (0.76%) WordPress
8 1 (0.38%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.38%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.38%) Liferay
8 1 (0.38%) FileNet
8 1 (0.38%) Drupal
Applications
1 9 (3.42%) MS Excel
2 8 (3.04%) MS PowerPoint
2 8 (3.04%) MS Project
3 7 (2.66%) MS Office
4 4 (1.52%) Mingle
5 1 (0.38%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (1.14%) Google Analytics
2 2 (0.76%) SiteCatalyst
3 1 (0.38%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.76%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (0.76%) Rackspace Cloud
2 1 (0.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.18%) Internet
2 5 (1.90%) Kerberos
3 4 (1.52%) DNS
4 2 (0.76%) SSL
4 2 (0.76%) SAN
4 2 (0.76%) VPN
4 2 (0.76%) SSH
4 2 (0.76%) Network Security
4 2 (0.76%) FTP
5 1 (0.38%) LAN
5 1 (0.38%) WAN
5 1 (0.38%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (5.32%) SQL Server
1 14 (5.32%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (2.28%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (1.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (1.90%) MySQL
3 5 (1.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (1.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (1.14%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.76%) QlikView
6 2 (0.76%) MongoDB
6 2 (0.76%) NoSQL
6 2 (0.76%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (0.76%) RDBMS
6 2 (0.76%) DB2
7 1 (0.38%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 13 (4.94%) Maven
2 11 (4.18%) JIRA
3 6 (2.28%) Selenium
4 5 (1.90%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (1.52%) Toad
5 4 (1.52%) TestDirector
6 3 (1.14%) WebDriver
6 3 (1.14%) Cucumber
6 3 (1.14%) Selenium IDE
7 2 (0.76%) Visual Studio
7 2 (0.76%) PhoneGap
7 2 (0.76%) Bitbucket
7 2 (0.76%) Axure RP
7 2 (0.76%) Subversion
8 1 (0.38%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 64 (24.33%) Finance
2 25 (9.51%) Banking
3 15 (5.70%) Investment Banking
4 12 (4.56%) Law
5 11 (4.18%) Retail
5 11 (4.18%) Publishing
6 8 (3.04%) Marketing
7 4 (1.52%) Pharmaceutical
7 4 (1.52%) Front Office
8 3 (1.14%) Legal
9 2 (0.76%) Advertising
9 2 (0.76%) General Ledger
9 2 (0.76%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.38%) Military
10 1 (0.38%) Back Office
10 1 (0.38%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.38%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 106 (40.30%) Project Manager
2 36 (13.69%) Agile Project Manager
3 27 (10.27%) Delivery Manager
4 26 (9.89%) Analyst
5 24 (9.13%) Developer
6 19 (7.22%) ScrumMaster
7 18 (6.84%) Business Analyst
8 12 (4.56%) Digital Project Manager
9 11 (4.18%) Senior Manager
9 11 (4.18%) Service Manager
10 10 (3.80%) Architect
11 9 (3.42%) Senior Project Manager
11 9 (3.42%) Java Developer
12 8 (3.04%) Administrator
12 8 (3.04%) Product Manager
13 7 (2.66%) Test Analyst
13 7 (2.66%) Programme Manager
14 6 (2.28%) Web Developer
14 6 (2.28%) Designer
14 6 (2.28%) Agile Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (13.31%) .NET
2 33 (12.55%) Web Services
3 26 (9.89%) HTML
4 22 (8.37%) XML
5 21 (7.98%) Ajax
6 20 (7.60%) CSS
7 18 (6.84%) REST
8 17 (6.46%) HTML5
8 17 (6.46%) JSON
9 15 (5.70%) jQuery
10 14 (5.32%) CSS3
11 13 (4.94%) Java EE
11 13 (4.94%) DOM
12 9 (3.42%) XSLT
12 9 (3.42%) JMS
12 9 (3.42%) Velocity
13 8 (3.04%) SOAP
14 7 (2.66%) JAXB
14 7 (2.66%) ActiveMQ
14 7 (2.66%) HornetQ
Miscellaneous
1 25 (9.51%) Open Source
2 14 (5.32%) Management Information System
3 12 (4.56%) Fixed Income
4 9 (3.42%) Digital Media
5 8 (3.04%) Computer Science
6 7 (2.66%) Equities
7 6 (2.28%) NHS
7 6 (2.28%) Mainframe
7 6 (2.28%) Copywriting
7 6 (2.28%) Data Protection Act
7 6 (2.28%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (1.90%) GIS
9 4 (1.52%) Client/Server
9 4 (1.52%) Derivative
10 3 (1.14%) Mobile App
11 2 (0.76%) IBM Mainframe
11 2 (0.76%) Visualisation
11 2 (0.76%) Credit Derivative
11 2 (0.76%) Cryptography
11 2 (0.76%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 16 (6.08%) Linux
2 6 (2.28%) UNIX
3 4 (1.52%) Windows
3 4 (1.52%) CentOS
3 4 (1.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (1.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (0.76%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.76%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (0.76%) Android
6 1 (0.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 263 (100.00%) Project Management
1 263 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 88 (33.46%) Scrum
3 42 (15.97%) PRINCE2
4 30 (11.41%) E-Commerce
5 28 (10.65%) Stakeholder Management
6 26 (9.89%) Service Delivery
7 23 (8.75%) ITIL
8 22 (8.37%) User Stories
9 21 (7.98%) Continuous Integration
9 21 (7.98%) Migration
10 19 (7.22%) Matrix Management
10 19 (7.22%) Waterfall
11 18 (6.84%) Kanban
12 16 (6.08%) Data Protection
12 16 (6.08%) Business Intelligence
12 16 (6.08%) Service Management
13 15 (5.70%) Web Development
14 14 (5.32%) Business Analysis
14 14 (5.32%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 49 (18.63%) Java
2 26 (9.89%) JavaScript
3 23 (8.75%) C#
4 17 (6.46%) SQL
5 15 (5.70%) XPath
6 12 (4.56%) Ruby
7 10 (3.80%) Python
7 10 (3.80%) C++
8 3 (1.14%) COBOL
8 3 (1.14%) C
8 3 (1.14%) PowerShell
9 2 (0.76%) Bash Shell
9 2 (0.76%) PHP
9 2 (0.76%) Objective-C
9 2 (0.76%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 26 (9.89%) Degree
2 15 (5.70%) Security Cleared
3 8 (3.04%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (2.66%) SC Cleared
5 6 (2.28%) ISEB
6 5 (1.90%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 4 (1.52%) MCSE
8 3 (1.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (0.76%) MBA
9 2 (0.76%) ISEB Practitioner
10 1 (0.38%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (6.08%) QA
2 3 (1.14%) BS25999
3 2 (0.76%) WAI
4 1 (0.38%) FATCA
4 1 (0.38%) SLA
4 1 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 9 (3.42%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.76%) VMware ESX
2 2 (0.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.76%) Shibboleth
3 1 (0.38%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.38%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (1.52%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 4 (1.52%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 20 (7.60%) Microsoft
2 17 (6.46%) Oracle
3 14 (5.32%) Adobe
4 13 (4.94%) JBoss
5 10 (3.80%) IBM
6 7 (2.66%) Endeca
7 4 (1.52%) Murex
8 3 (1.14%) VMware
8 3 (1.14%) Omniture
8 3 (1.14%) Citrix
8 3 (1.14%) Google
8 3 (1.14%) Coremetrics
9 2 (0.76%) hybris
9 2 (0.76%) Rackspace
9 2 (0.76%) Red Hat
9 2 (0.76%) FatWire
9 2 (0.76%) Cognos
9 2 (0.76%) Cisco
9 2 (0.76%) Sybase
9 2 (0.76%) SAP
West Yorkshire
Hudson - London
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Search Consultancy
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £350.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Swan IT Recruitment Limited
Posted: 13 days ago