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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Project Management
Rank 495 530 552
Rank change year-on-year
+35 +22
Contract jobs citing Agile Project Management 119 48 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.21% 0.091% 0.087%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.28% 0.12% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 34 36
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£450 £406 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.97% +1.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £287 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £620 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £37.50

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
42763 39046 42056
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 73.99% 74.08% 71.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 26736 24118 24356
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £367 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.17% +1.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1175 1083 1556
Average hourly rate £23.66 £27.50 £30.20
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.98% -8.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £46.00 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -

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 23 September 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 23 September 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 +45 110 £460 +8.23% 30
London +71 81 £500 +21.95% 15
City of London +33 16 £450 +9.75% 2
South East -4 11 £400 - 4
North West +4 9 £475 -17.39% 2
Scotland -7 8 £425 +30.76%
Edinburgh +2 7 £425 +25.92%
Brighton -7 5 £375 -6.25%
East Sussex -9 5 £375 -6.25%
Yorkshire +4 4 £398 - 4
West Yorkshire -5 4 £398 - 1
Leeds - 3 £398 - 1
East of England -25 2 - - 1
West Midlands - 2 - - 2
Hertfordshire - 2 - -
Cheshire +5 1 - -
Glasgow -19 1 - -
Winchester - 1 £460 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 1 £413 -
Birmingham - 1 - - 1
Hampshire - 1 £460 - 2
East Midlands - 1 £350 - 1
North East - - - - 1
Essex - - - -
Channel Islands - - - -
South West - - - -
Tyne and Wear - - - - 1
Bicester - - - -
Fareham - - - -
Gateshead - - - -

Agile Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

1 236 (100.00%) Project Management
1 236 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 85 (36.02%) Scrum
3 57 (24.15%) Finance
4 42 (17.80%) Stakeholder Management
5 41 (17.37%) User Stories
6 35 (14.83%) PRINCE2
7 32 (13.56%) Open Source
8 29 (12.29%) Java
9 26 (11.02%) Service Delivery
10 22 (9.32%) Microsoft
10 22 (9.32%) Mentoring
11 21 (8.90%) Analytical Skills
12 20 (8.47%) Data Protection
12 20 (8.47%) XML
12 20 (8.47%) Continuous Integration
12 20 (8.47%) QA
12 20 (8.47%) Business Analysis
13 19 (8.05%) Web Services
13 19 (8.05%) SQL
14 18 (7.63%) Line Management
14 18 (7.63%) TDD
15 17 (7.20%) Banking
15 17 (7.20%) MS Excel
15 17 (7.20%) Coaching
15 17 (7.20%) Security Cleared
15 17 (7.20%) Waterfall
16 16 (6.78%) Information Assurance
16 16 (6.78%) Data Protection Act
17 15 (6.36%) E-Commerce

Agile Project Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 (3.81%) CMS
2 6 (2.54%) FileNet
3 4 (1.69%) Apache
3 4 (1.69%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.27%) CICS
4 3 (1.27%) Drupal
4 3 (1.27%) WordPress
5 2 (0.85%) Node.js
6 1 (0.42%) Adobe CQ
6 1 (0.42%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.42%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 17 (7.20%) MS Excel
2 9 (3.81%) MS Project
3 6 (2.54%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (1.69%) MS Office
5 3 (1.27%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.85%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 4 (1.69%) Workday HCM
2 2 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.42%) Summit
3 1 (0.42%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.42%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.81%) SaaS
2 4 (1.69%) Rackspace Cloud
3 2 (0.85%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.81%) Internet
2 6 (2.54%) Intranet
3 4 (1.69%) SSL
3 4 (1.69%) SSH
4 2 (0.85%) VoIP
4 2 (0.85%) PPP
4 2 (0.85%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.42%) VPN
5 1 (0.42%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (5.93%) MongoDB
2 11 (4.66%) NoSQL
3 5 (2.12%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (2.12%) MySQL
4 3 (1.27%) DB2
4 3 (1.27%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.42%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.42%) QlikView
5 1 (0.42%) CouchDB
5 1 (0.42%) Redis
5 1 (0.42%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (2.97%) JIRA
2 4 (1.69%) Selenium
2 4 (1.69%) Subversion
2 4 (1.69%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (1.27%) Sahi
3 3 (1.27%) Cucumber
3 3 (1.27%) WATIR
3 3 (1.27%) Jenkins
3 3 (1.27%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (0.85%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 1 (0.42%) Behat
5 1 (0.42%) DbUnit
5 1 (0.42%) PHPUnit
5 1 (0.42%) Axure RP
5 1 (0.42%) Toad
5 1 (0.42%) TestDirector
5 1 (0.42%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.42%) Oracle APEX
General
1 57 (24.15%) Finance
2 17 (7.20%) Banking
3 6 (2.54%) Retail
3 6 (2.54%) Front Office
4 4 (1.69%) Law
4 4 (1.69%) Investment Banking
4 4 (1.69%) Advertising
4 4 (1.69%) Publishing
5 3 (1.27%) Retail Banking
5 3 (1.27%) Marketing
5 3 (1.27%) Automotive
5 3 (1.27%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.85%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.42%) Back Office
7 1 (0.42%) Legal
7 1 (0.42%) French Language
7 1 (0.42%) Military
7 1 (0.42%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.42%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 76 (32.20%) Project Manager
2 30 (12.71%) Delivery Manager
3 27 (11.44%) Senior Manager
4 26 (11.02%) ScrumMaster
5 24 (10.17%) Analyst
6 20 (8.47%) Senior Project Manager
7 19 (8.05%) Agile Project Manager
8 17 (7.20%) Business Analyst
9 13 (5.51%) Developer
10 12 (5.08%) Programme Manager
10 12 (5.08%) Product Manager
11 8 (3.39%) Architect
12 6 (2.54%) Service Manager
12 6 (2.54%) Agile Coach
13 4 (1.69%) Agile Business Analyst
13 4 (1.69%) Digital Project Manager
13 4 (1.69%) Senior Service Manager
13 4 (1.69%) Test Analyst
13 4 (1.69%) Project Leader
13 4 (1.69%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (8.47%) XML
2 19 (8.05%) Web Services
3 15 (6.36%) .NET
4 8 (3.39%) HTML
5 7 (2.97%) jQuery
6 6 (2.54%) Ajax
6 6 (2.54%) Symfony
7 5 (2.12%) Velocity
7 5 (2.12%) CSS
8 4 (1.69%) J2EE
8 4 (1.69%) JSON
8 4 (1.69%) CakePHP
8 4 (1.69%) RESTful
8 4 (1.69%) HTML5
8 4 (1.69%) REST
9 3 (1.27%) CSS3
9 3 (1.27%) Sass
9 3 (1.27%) JNDI
9 3 (1.27%) .NET Framework
9 3 (1.27%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 32 (13.56%) Open Source
2 21 (8.90%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (6.78%) Data Protection Act
4 12 (5.08%) Management Information System
5 9 (3.81%) User Experience
6 6 (2.54%) Social Media
7 4 (1.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 4 (1.69%) Mainframe
7 4 (1.69%) Derivative
8 3 (1.27%) IBM Mainframe
8 3 (1.27%) NHS
9 2 (0.85%) W3C
9 2 (0.85%) GIS
9 2 (0.85%) Fixed Income
9 2 (0.85%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.85%) PMI
9 2 (0.85%) Credit Derivative
9 2 (0.85%) Digital Media
9 2 (0.85%) New Media
9 2 (0.85%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (2.54%) Linux
2 5 (2.12%) CentOS
2 5 (2.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (1.27%) Apple iOS
3 3 (1.27%) UNIX
4 2 (0.85%) VME
4 2 (0.85%) Android
4 2 (0.85%) MVS
5 1 (0.42%) Debian
5 1 (0.42%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.42%) Windows
5 1 (0.42%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 236 (100.00%) Project Management
1 236 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 85 (36.02%) Scrum
3 42 (17.80%) Stakeholder Management
4 41 (17.37%) User Stories
5 35 (14.83%) PRINCE2
6 26 (11.02%) Service Delivery
7 22 (9.32%) Mentoring
8 20 (8.47%) Business Analysis
8 20 (8.47%) Continuous Integration
8 20 (8.47%) Data Protection
9 18 (7.63%) TDD
9 18 (7.63%) Line Management
10 17 (7.20%) Coaching
10 17 (7.20%) Waterfall
11 16 (6.78%) Information Assurance
12 15 (6.36%) E-Commerce
13 14 (5.93%) Test Automation
14 11 (4.66%) Automated Testing
15 10 (4.24%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 29 (12.29%) Java
2 19 (8.05%) SQL
3 12 (5.08%) JavaScript
4 10 (4.24%) C#
4 10 (4.24%) Python
4 10 (4.24%) Ruby
5 7 (2.97%) PHP
6 4 (1.69%) C++
7 2 (0.85%) C
8 1 (0.42%) XPath
8 1 (0.42%) Scala
8 1 (0.42%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 17 (7.20%) Security Cleared
2 11 (4.66%) Degree
3 9 (3.81%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 9 (3.81%) SC Cleared
4 6 (2.54%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (1.69%) MCTS
6 3 (1.27%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (0.85%) PMP
8 1 (0.42%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.42%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (8.47%) QA
2 1 (0.42%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.42%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 1 (0.42%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.42%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (1.27%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.42%) Capistrano
2 1 (0.42%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.42%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 22 (9.32%) Microsoft
2 13 (5.51%) Oracle
3 10 (4.24%) IBM
4 8 (3.39%) TOWER Software
5 6 (2.54%) JBoss
6 4 (1.69%) Rackspace
6 4 (1.69%) Sitecore
7 3 (1.27%) Endeca
7 3 (1.27%) HP
7 3 (1.27%) MicroStrategy
8 2 (0.85%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.85%) ATG
8 2 (0.85%) Zend
8 2 (0.85%) hybris
9 1 (0.42%) VMware
9 1 (0.42%) Citrix
9 1 (0.42%) Informatica
9 1 (0.42%) Cognos
9 1 (0.42%) Cisco
9 1 (0.42%) PeopleSoft
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