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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Project Management
Rank 424 426 495
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +69
Contract jobs citing Agile Project Management 148 133 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.30% 0.27% 0.079%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.39% 0.37% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 79 27
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£450 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £705 £611 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £375 £353
% change year-on-year
+26.66% +6.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £55.00 - £47.50
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
37746 36266 32728
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 75.34% 74.25% 72.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 24225 22016 19460
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 992 1106 1306
Average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £46.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.07
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -11.49%

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 January 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 28 January 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 +4 139 £450 +11.80% 23
London +16 66 £425 -5.55% 9
West Yorkshire +14 26 £700 +77.77%
Yorkshire +8 26 £700 +80.64%
Leeds +8 26 £700 +77.77%
North West +4 18 £345 -4.82% 4
City of London +14 14 £500 -11.50% 3
Manchester -3 8 £325 - 4
South East -10 8 £388 -8.82% 4
Cheshire +4 6 £463 +2.77%
Scotland -13 5 £375 +8.69%
South West -18 5 £1,100 +183.87% 5
East of England - 4 £390 -
Berkshire - 4 £400 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 4 £375 - 1
Glasgow - 4 £375 -
Wales -18 3 £475 -
Milton Keynes - 3 £375 -
Salford - 3 £350 -
East Midlands +11 2 £488 +35.69% 1
Northamptonshire -5 2 £488 - 1
South Wales -14 2 £475 -
Cambridgeshire - 2 - -
Cardiff - 2 £475 -
Northampton -4 1 £525 - 1
Hertfordshire - 1 £415 -
North Yorkshire - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
Nottingham - - - -
Oxford - - - -

Agile Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 January 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.

1 283 (100.00%) Project Management
1 283 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (22.61%) Scrum
3 60 (21.20%) Open Source
4 55 (19.43%) Finance
5 54 (19.08%) Stakeholder Management
6 53 (18.73%) PRINCE2
7 45 (15.90%) Java
8 40 (14.13%) Mentoring
9 39 (13.78%) Data Protection
9 39 (13.78%) Waterfall
10 37 (13.07%) User Stories
11 35 (12.37%) Microsoft
12 34 (12.01%) .NET
13 31 (10.95%) Risk Management
13 31 (10.95%) Service Delivery
14 26 (9.19%) C#
15 23 (8.13%) Law
16 22 (7.77%) E-Commerce
16 22 (7.77%) MS Excel
16 22 (7.77%) Programme Management
17 20 (7.07%) Security Cleared
17 20 (7.07%) Analytical Skills
17 20 (7.07%) Management Information System
17 20 (7.07%) Python
17 20 (7.07%) Ruby
18 19 (6.71%) TDD
18 19 (6.71%) HTML
19 18 (6.36%) DevOps
20 17 (6.01%) C++

Agile Project Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 11 (3.89%) CMS
2 7 (2.47%) CICS
2 7 (2.47%) FileNet
3 5 (1.77%) Sitecore CMS
4 4 (1.41%) JBoss
5 3 (1.06%) WebSphere
5 3 (1.06%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (0.71%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.35%) MS Project Server
7 1 (0.35%) Drupal
Applications
1 22 (7.77%) MS Excel
2 14 (4.95%) MS Project
3 11 (3.89%) MS Visio
4 6 (2.12%) MS Office
5 5 (1.77%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (2.47%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 6 (2.12%) Magento
3 4 (1.41%) Workday HCM
4 3 (1.06%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.35%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.83%) SaaS
2 5 (1.77%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.18%) Internet
2 2 (0.71%) ATM
3 1 (0.35%) LAN
3 1 (0.35%) WAN
3 1 (0.35%) PPP
3 1 (0.35%) VPN
3 1 (0.35%) Firewall
3 1 (0.35%) MPLS
3 1 (0.35%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (2.47%) DB2
1 7 (2.47%) Cognos Analysis Studio
1 7 (2.47%) Cognos Report Studio
1 7 (2.47%) Cognos Framework Manager
1 7 (2.47%) Cognos Transformer
2 6 (2.12%) SQL Server
3 5 (1.77%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (1.06%) Data Mining
4 3 (1.06%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (1.06%) Redis
5 2 (0.71%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.71%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.35%) MySQL
6 1 (0.35%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.35%) QlikView
6 1 (0.35%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.35%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.35%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (4.24%) JIRA
2 4 (1.41%) SpecFlow
2 4 (1.41%) Rhino Mocks
2 4 (1.41%) Moq
2 4 (1.41%) NUnit
3 3 (1.06%) Cucumber
3 3 (1.06%) Jenkins
3 3 (1.06%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (1.06%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.71%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 1 (0.35%) Maven
5 1 (0.35%) Hudson
General
1 55 (19.43%) Finance
2 23 (8.13%) Law
3 13 (4.59%) Banking
4 12 (4.24%) Retail
5 6 (2.12%) Automotive
5 6 (2.12%) Back Office
6 5 (1.77%) Investment Banking
6 5 (1.77%) Marketing
7 4 (1.41%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.41%) Front Office
8 3 (1.06%) Publishing
9 2 (0.71%) French Language
9 2 (0.71%) Retail Banking
9 2 (0.71%) Legal
9 2 (0.71%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.35%) Advertising
10 1 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.35%) Billing
10 1 (0.35%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 100 (35.34%) Project Manager
2 32 (11.31%) Programme Manager
3 29 (10.25%) Delivery Manager
4 26 (9.19%) Architect
4 26 (9.19%) Analyst
5 25 (8.83%) Senior Manager
6 21 (7.42%) Developer
6 21 (7.42%) Agile Project Manager
7 20 (7.07%) Business Analyst
8 19 (6.71%) Senior Project Manager
9 18 (6.36%) ScrumMaster
10 15 (5.30%) Digital Architect
11 9 (3.18%) Senior Developer
12 8 (2.83%) Senior Architect
12 8 (2.83%) Agile Business Analyst
13 7 (2.47%) Cognos Developer
14 6 (2.12%) Designer
14 6 (2.12%) Senior Digital Architect
14 6 (2.12%) Product Manager
15 5 (1.77%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (12.01%) .NET
2 19 (6.71%) HTML
3 13 (4.59%) HTML5
4 11 (3.89%) CSS
5 10 (3.53%) jQuery
6 9 (3.18%) REST
7 7 (2.47%) JMS
7 7 (2.47%) JDBC
7 7 (2.47%) JSP
7 7 (2.47%) ASP.NET
7 7 (2.47%) Web Services
7 7 (2.47%) XML
7 7 (2.47%) J2EE
7 7 (2.47%) JNDI
8 6 (2.12%) CSS3
8 6 (2.12%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 5 (1.77%) Apache Flex
10 4 (1.41%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (1.41%) Spring.NET
10 4 (1.41%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 60 (21.20%) Open Source
2 20 (7.07%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (7.07%) Management Information System
3 16 (5.65%) Data Protection Act
4 10 (3.53%) Mainframe
5 7 (2.47%) IBM Mainframe
6 5 (1.77%) PMI
6 5 (1.77%) Social Media
7 4 (1.41%) Mobile App
7 4 (1.41%) User Experience
8 3 (1.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 3 (1.06%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.71%) New Media
9 2 (0.71%) Freedom of Information Act
9 2 (0.71%) Informatics
9 2 (0.71%) Freedom of Information
9 2 (0.71%) NHS
9 2 (0.71%) W3C
10 1 (0.35%) Equities
10 1 (0.35%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 6 (2.12%) Windows
2 4 (1.41%) Apple iOS
3 3 (1.06%) Linux
3 3 (1.06%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (1.06%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (1.06%) VME
4 2 (0.71%) Android
4 2 (0.71%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 283 (100.00%) Project Management
1 283 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (22.61%) Scrum
3 54 (19.08%) Stakeholder Management
4 53 (18.73%) PRINCE2
5 40 (14.13%) Mentoring
6 39 (13.78%) Data Protection
6 39 (13.78%) Waterfall
7 37 (13.07%) User Stories
8 31 (10.95%) Risk Management
8 31 (10.95%) Service Delivery
9 22 (7.77%) E-Commerce
9 22 (7.77%) Programme Management
10 19 (6.71%) TDD
11 18 (6.36%) DevOps
12 17 (6.01%) Software Engineering
13 16 (5.65%) Kanban
14 15 (5.30%) Change Control
14 15 (5.30%) Coaching
15 14 (4.95%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 45 (15.90%) Java
2 26 (9.19%) C#
3 20 (7.07%) Python
3 20 (7.07%) Ruby
4 17 (6.01%) C++
4 17 (6.01%) SQL
5 14 (4.95%) JavaScript
6 4 (1.41%) T-SQL
7 3 (1.06%) Shell Script
8 2 (0.71%) XPath
9 1 (0.35%) VBA
9 1 (0.35%) Perl
9 1 (0.35%) PHP
9 1 (0.35%) C
Qualifications
1 20 (7.07%) Security Cleared
2 15 (5.30%) Degree
3 8 (2.83%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 8 (2.83%) PMP
3 8 (2.83%) PMI Certification
4 7 (2.47%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (2.47%) SC Cleared
5 5 (1.77%) MCTS
6 3 (1.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (0.71%) CITP
7 2 (0.71%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.71%) ISEB
8 1 (0.35%) MBA
8 1 (0.35%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.35%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.18%) QA
2 3 (1.06%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (1.06%) BS25999
3 1 (0.35%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (0.71%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (1.06%) Ansible
1 3 (1.06%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.35%) Control-M
Vendors
1 35 (12.37%) Microsoft
2 15 (5.30%) IBM
3 14 (4.95%) Oracle
4 8 (2.83%) Cognos
5 5 (1.77%) Adobe
5 5 (1.77%) HP
5 5 (1.77%) CheckPoint
5 5 (1.77%) TOWER Software
5 5 (1.77%) Sitecore
6 4 (1.41%) Google
6 4 (1.41%) VMware
7 3 (1.06%) Sybase
7 3 (1.06%) Cisco
7 3 (1.06%) MicroStrategy
7 3 (1.06%) ICL
7 3 (1.06%) hybris
7 3 (1.06%) Fujitsu
8 2 (0.71%) ATG
9 1 (0.35%) PeopleSoft
9 1 (0.35%) SAP
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