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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Project Management
Rank 487 520 545
Rank change year-on-year
+33 +25
Contract jobs citing Agile Project Management 117 45 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.21% 0.088% 0.066%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.29% 0.12% 0.093%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 36 20
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£455 £444 £394
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.53% +12.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £310 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £600 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £20.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
40489 37285 40846
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.06% 72.95% 70.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 25068 22600 23485
Average daily rate £400 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1169 1070 1445
Average hourly rate £24.50 £30.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.33% -3.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.28
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £48.84 £46.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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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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 +58 109 £450 - 26
London +53 77 £475 +5.55% 16
City of London +11 15 £425 -8.10% 3
West Yorkshire +9 7 £398 -0.62% 1
Yorkshire +7 7 £398 -0.62% 1
North West 0 7 £400 -5.88% 1
Leeds - 6 £398 - 1
West Midlands - 6 £475 - 1
Scotland -17 5 £460 +61.40%
South East -21 5 £419 - 1
Birmingham - 5 £475 -
Edinburgh - 5 £460 -
Manchester - 5 £400 -
East Midlands +2 3 - - 3
Bristol -17 3 £538 - 2
South West -28 3 £538 - 3
Hampshire - 3 £393 -
Northamptonshire -2 2 - - 2
Cheshire +2 1 - - 1
Essex - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Luton - - - -
Aberdeen - - - -
Bedford - - - -
Bicester - - - - 1
Oxfordshire - - - - 1
Surrey - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
Cambridge - - - - 1
Dundee - - - -

Agile Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 249 (100.00%) Project Management
1 249 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 99 (39.76%) Scrum
3 59 (23.69%) Finance
4 49 (19.68%) Java
5 45 (18.07%) User Stories
6 41 (16.47%) Open Source
7 33 (13.25%) Web Services
8 32 (12.85%) Service Delivery
9 29 (11.65%) Continuous Integration
10 28 (11.24%) XML
10 28 (11.24%) .NET
11 27 (10.84%) Stakeholder Management
12 26 (10.44%) PRINCE2
13 20 (8.03%) Security Cleared
14 19 (7.63%) Microsoft
14 19 (7.63%) JavaScript
14 19 (7.63%) E-Commerce
15 18 (7.23%) ITIL
15 18 (7.23%) C#
15 18 (7.23%) TDD
15 18 (7.23%) Banking
15 18 (7.23%) Business Analysis
15 18 (7.23%) QA
16 17 (6.83%) JSON
16 17 (6.83%) Linux
17 16 (6.43%) SQL
17 16 (6.43%) Oracle
17 16 (6.43%) Service Management
17 16 (6.43%) Ajax

Agile Project Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 (3.61%) SharePoint
2 7 (2.81%) CMS
3 5 (2.01%) SharePoint Server
3 5 (2.01%) Apache
4 4 (1.61%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (1.20%) Drupal
5 3 (1.20%) WordPress
5 3 (1.20%) CICS
6 2 (0.80%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (0.80%) FileNet
6 2 (0.80%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.80%) Node.js
7 1 (0.40%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 8 (3.21%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.61%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (1.20%) MS Office
4 2 (0.80%) MS Project
5 1 (0.40%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.40%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.40%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 1 (0.40%) Summit
1 1 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.40%) Magento
1 1 (0.40%) Oracle Receivables
1 1 (0.40%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.01%) Rackspace Cloud
2 2 (0.80%) SaaS
3 1 (0.40%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.81%) Intranet
2 5 (2.01%) Kerberos
2 5 (2.01%) SSH
2 5 (2.01%) SSL
3 4 (1.61%) Internet
4 2 (0.80%) VoIP
4 2 (0.80%) FTP
4 2 (0.80%) PPP
4 2 (0.80%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.40%) VPN
5 1 (0.40%) DNS
5 1 (0.40%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (5.62%) MongoDB
2 12 (4.82%) NoSQL
3 8 (3.21%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (2.81%) SQL Server
5 6 (2.41%) MySQL
6 4 (1.61%) Data Mining
6 4 (1.61%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (1.20%) DB2
8 2 (0.80%) QlikView
8 2 (0.80%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.80%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.40%) CouchDB
9 1 (0.40%) Redis
9 1 (0.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 11 (4.42%) Maven
2 5 (2.01%) JIRA
2 5 (2.01%) Subversion
2 5 (2.01%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (1.61%) Selenium
4 3 (1.20%) QuickTest Pro
4 3 (1.20%) Sahi
4 3 (1.20%) Cucumber
4 3 (1.20%) WATIR
5 2 (0.80%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.40%) Toad
6 1 (0.40%) TestDirector
6 1 (0.40%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.40%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (0.40%) PhoneGap
6 1 (0.40%) Behat
6 1 (0.40%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.40%) DbUnit
6 1 (0.40%) PHPUnit
6 1 (0.40%) Axure RP
General
1 59 (23.69%) Finance
2 18 (7.23%) Banking
3 8 (3.21%) Law
4 6 (2.41%) Publishing
4 6 (2.41%) Front Office
4 6 (2.41%) Retail
4 6 (2.41%) Investment Banking
5 4 (1.61%) Marketing
6 3 (1.20%) Retail Banking
6 3 (1.20%) Legal
6 3 (1.20%) Advertising
7 2 (0.80%) Military
7 2 (0.80%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.40%) Automotive
8 1 (0.40%) French Language
8 1 (0.40%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.40%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 67 (26.91%) Project Manager
2 40 (16.06%) Delivery Manager
3 22 (8.84%) ScrumMaster
3 22 (8.84%) Agile Project Manager
4 20 (8.03%) Developer
4 20 (8.03%) Senior Manager
5 19 (7.63%) Analyst
6 16 (6.43%) Business Analyst
7 14 (5.62%) Product Manager
8 11 (4.42%) Service Manager
8 11 (4.42%) Senior Project Manager
9 10 (4.02%) Architect
10 7 (2.81%) Administrator
11 6 (2.41%) Java Developer
11 6 (2.41%) Digital Project Manager
11 6 (2.41%) Agile Coach
12 5 (2.01%) Agile Business Analyst
12 5 (2.01%) Release Manager
12 5 (2.01%) Programme Manager
12 5 (2.01%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (13.25%) Web Services
2 28 (11.24%) XML
2 28 (11.24%) .NET
3 17 (6.83%) JSON
4 16 (6.43%) Ajax
5 14 (5.62%) HTML
6 13 (5.22%) CSS
7 12 (4.82%) HTML5
8 11 (4.42%) REST
8 11 (4.42%) CSS3
8 11 (4.42%) DOM
8 11 (4.42%) Java EE
8 11 (4.42%) jQuery
9 9 (3.61%) JMS
10 8 (3.21%) Middleware
11 7 (2.81%) XSLT
11 7 (2.81%) Symfony
12 6 (2.41%) ActiveMQ
12 6 (2.41%) Velocity
12 6 (2.41%) JAXB
Miscellaneous
1 41 (16.47%) Open Source
2 12 (4.82%) Management Information System
3 9 (3.61%) Data Protection Act
4 6 (2.41%) Social Media
5 5 (2.01%) Digital Media
5 5 (2.01%) Derivative
6 4 (1.61%) Mainframe
6 4 (1.61%) GIS
6 4 (1.61%) Client/Server
7 3 (1.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 3 (1.20%) NHS
7 3 (1.20%) IBM Mainframe
8 2 (0.80%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.80%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.80%) Fixed Income
8 2 (0.80%) Equities
8 2 (0.80%) Credit Derivative
9 1 (0.40%) Cryptography
9 1 (0.40%) PKI
9 1 (0.40%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 17 (6.83%) Linux
2 6 (2.41%) CentOS
2 6 (2.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (0.80%) MVS
3 2 (0.80%) UNIX
3 2 (0.80%) VME
3 2 (0.80%) Android
4 1 (0.40%) Windows
4 1 (0.40%) Solaris
4 1 (0.40%) Debian
4 1 (0.40%) Ubuntu
4 1 (0.40%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 249 (100.00%) Project Management
1 249 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 99 (39.76%) Scrum
3 45 (18.07%) User Stories
4 32 (12.85%) Service Delivery
5 29 (11.65%) Continuous Integration
6 27 (10.84%) Stakeholder Management
7 26 (10.44%) PRINCE2
8 19 (7.63%) E-Commerce
9 18 (7.23%) ITIL
9 18 (7.23%) TDD
9 18 (7.23%) Business Analysis
10 16 (6.43%) Data Protection
10 16 (6.43%) Service Management
11 14 (5.62%) Web Development
11 14 (5.62%) Test Automation
12 13 (5.22%) Change Management
13 11 (4.42%) Configuration Management
13 11 (4.42%) Kanban
13 11 (4.42%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 49 (19.68%) Java
2 19 (7.63%) JavaScript
3 18 (7.23%) C#
4 16 (6.43%) SQL
5 14 (5.62%) Python
5 14 (5.62%) Ruby
6 12 (4.82%) XPath
7 8 (3.21%) C++
7 8 (3.21%) PHP
8 4 (1.61%) C
9 2 (0.80%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.40%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.40%) Scala
Qualifications
1 20 (8.03%) Security Cleared
2 15 (6.02%) Degree
3 10 (4.02%) SC Cleared
4 7 (2.81%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 5 (2.01%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (1.61%) MCSE
6 4 (1.61%) ISEB
6 4 (1.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (0.80%) MBA
8 1 (0.40%) APMP
8 1 (0.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.40%) PMP
8 1 (0.40%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (7.23%) QA
2 1 (0.40%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.40%) SLA
2 1 (0.40%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 6 (2.41%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.40%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (0.40%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.40%) Capistrano
1 1 (0.40%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 19 (7.63%) Microsoft
2 16 (6.43%) Oracle
3 11 (4.42%) JBoss
4 8 (3.21%) IBM
5 5 (2.01%) Rackspace
5 5 (2.01%) TOWER Software
6 4 (1.61%) Endeca
6 4 (1.61%) Sitecore
7 3 (1.20%) hybris
7 3 (1.20%) Adobe
8 2 (0.80%) Cognos
8 2 (0.80%) Sybase
8 2 (0.80%) Zend
8 2 (0.80%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.80%) ATG
9 1 (0.40%) FatWire
9 1 (0.40%) SAP
9 1 (0.40%) Calypso
9 1 (0.40%) Fidessa
9 1 (0.40%) Citrix
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