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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Agile Project Management
Rank 458 462 437
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -25
Contract jobs citing Agile Project Management 165 132 140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.33% 0.26% 0.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.40% 0.33% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 95 78
Average daily rate £475 £450 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £740 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £492 £515 £369
% change year-on-year
-4.56% +39.66%
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
41233 39767 38206
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 81.35% 77.75% 76.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 26971 25392 23073
Average daily rate £425 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1169 1059 1170
Average hourly rate £39.00 £27.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.81% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £46.50 £51.89
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.79 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+43.93% +1.05%

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 13 February 2016.

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 13 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +27 146 £475 +5.55% 23
London +11 71 £425 +4.29% 12
North West +1 21 £486 +38.78% 1
North East -11 20 £540 +10.20%
Tyne and Wear -18 17 £550 +12.24%
Newcastle upon Tyne -22 17 £550 +12.24%
Yorkshire -23 14 £595 -15.00% 1
Leeds -20 13 £610 -12.85% 1
West Yorkshire -21 13 £610 -12.85% 1
City of London +47 11 £421 -23.40% 3
Lancashire +5 10 £523 +49.28%
Blackpool -1 10 £523 +49.28%
Cheshire - 9 £475 -
Scotland +1 8 £513 +36.66% 1
Wales -12 8 £394 -5.97%
South Wales - 8 £394 -
Cardiff - 8 £394 -
West Midlands - 8 £325 - 1
South East +8 7 £420 +5.00% 5
Shropshire - 7 £233 - 1
Edinburgh - 6 £525 - 1
South West -2 5 £425 -61.36% 2
Buckinghamshire +14 4 £413 +10.00%
Milton Keynes +7 4 £413 +10.00%
Chester - 4 £475 -
Knutsford - 3 £425 -
Oxfordshire +3 2 £513 - 1
Bristol -1 2 - -
Croydon -10 2 - -
Manchester -19 2 £480 +37.14% 1

Agile Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

1 287 (100.00%) Project Management
1 287 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 75 (26.13%) Scrum
3 71 (24.74%) Finance
4 61 (21.25%) PRINCE2
5 58 (20.21%) User Stories
6 56 (19.51%) Open Source
7 51 (17.77%) JavaScript
8 43 (14.98%) Service Delivery
9 42 (14.63%) Mentoring
10 41 (14.29%) Waterfall
11 38 (13.24%) Security Cleared
12 35 (12.20%) HTML
13 34 (11.85%) Web Services
14 30 (10.45%) Stakeholder Management
14 30 (10.45%) Data Protection
15 29 (10.10%) Law
15 29 (10.10%) Python
16 27 (9.41%) SC Cleared
17 26 (9.06%) CSS
18 25 (8.71%) HTML5
19 24 (8.36%) C++
20 23 (8.01%) Java
20 23 (8.01%) .NET
20 23 (8.01%) Stakeholder Engagement
21 22 (7.67%) Microsoft
21 22 (7.67%) Programme Management
21 22 (7.67%) TDD
22 21 (7.32%) C#
23 19 (6.62%) MS Excel

Agile Project Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 13 (4.53%) CMS
2 7 (2.44%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 6 (2.09%) Confluence
3 6 (2.09%) Drupal
4 4 (1.39%) Node.js
4 4 (1.39%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.05%) CICS
5 3 (1.05%) JBoss
5 3 (1.05%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (1.05%) Sitecore CMS
5 3 (1.05%) WebLogic
5 3 (1.05%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.70%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (0.70%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.35%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 19 (6.62%) MS Excel
2 17 (5.92%) MS Project
3 10 (3.48%) MS Visio
4 8 (2.79%) MS Office
4 8 (2.79%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (1.39%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.35%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.35%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 5 (1.74%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.05%) Trello
2 2 (0.70%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.35%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (0.35%) AWS OpsWorks
3 1 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.35%) GitHub
3 1 (0.35%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.35%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.79%) Intranet
2 6 (2.09%) DNS
3 4 (1.39%) Internet
4 3 (1.05%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.70%) HTTP
5 2 (0.70%) SSL
6 1 (0.35%) BGP
6 1 (0.35%) Firewall
6 1 (0.35%) LAN
6 1 (0.35%) MPLS
6 1 (0.35%) SNMP
6 1 (0.35%) WAN
6 1 (0.35%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (4.18%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.09%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (2.09%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (1.74%) MySQL
3 5 (1.74%) QlikView
4 4 (1.39%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (1.39%) Hadoop
4 4 (1.39%) Oracle Database
4 4 (1.39%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.05%) Big Data
5 3 (1.05%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (1.05%) DB2
5 3 (1.05%) GIS
6 2 (0.70%) MongoDB
6 2 (0.70%) NoSQL
6 2 (0.70%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.35%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.35%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.35%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.35%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 16 (5.57%) JIRA
2 6 (2.09%) Jenkins
3 5 (1.74%) Maven
3 5 (1.74%) Subversion
4 4 (1.39%) Bower
4 4 (1.39%) Grunt
4 4 (1.39%) gulp
4 4 (1.39%) Octopus Deploy
5 3 (1.05%) ClearCase
5 3 (1.05%) Git (software)
5 3 (1.05%) Hudson
6 2 (0.70%) Ant
6 2 (0.70%) Eclipse
6 2 (0.70%) Gradle
6 2 (0.70%) IntelliJ
6 2 (0.70%) JIRA Agile
6 2 (0.70%) Sonatype Nexus
6 2 (0.70%) TeamCity
6 2 (0.70%) VersionOne
7 1 (0.35%) Cucumber
General
1 71 (24.74%) Finance
2 29 (10.10%) Law
3 15 (5.23%) Banking
4 14 (4.88%) Legal
5 13 (4.53%) Marketing
6 6 (2.09%) Games
7 5 (1.74%) Investment Banking
7 5 (1.74%) Pharmaceutical
7 5 (1.74%) Publishing
8 4 (1.39%) Front Office
8 4 (1.39%) Hungarian Language
8 4 (1.39%) Manufacturing
8 4 (1.39%) Retail
9 2 (0.70%) Automotive
10 1 (0.35%) Advertising
10 1 (0.35%) Back Office
10 1 (0.35%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 102 (35.54%) Project Manager
2 64 (22.30%) Delivery Manager
3 35 (12.20%) Agile Project Manager
4 34 (11.85%) Analyst
5 31 (10.80%) Business Analyst
6 29 (10.10%) Digital Delivery Manager
7 27 (9.41%) Agile Delivery Manager
7 27 (9.41%) Developer
8 23 (8.01%) Senior Manager
9 21 (7.32%) Digital Project Manager
10 15 (5.23%) Architect
11 12 (4.18%) Scrum Master
12 11 (3.83%) Digital Analyst
12 11 (3.83%) Technical Analyst
13 10 (3.48%) Digital Business Analyst
13 10 (3.48%) Senior Project Manager
13 10 (3.48%) Technical Business Analyst
14 8 (2.79%) Product Manager
14 8 (2.79%) Programme Manager
15 7 (2.44%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (12.20%) HTML
2 34 (11.85%) Web Services
3 26 (9.06%) CSS
4 25 (8.71%) HTML5
5 23 (8.01%) .NET
6 14 (4.88%) CSS3
7 12 (4.18%) XML
8 10 (3.48%) AngularJS
9 9 (3.14%) Ajax
9 9 (3.14%) jQuery
9 9 (3.14%) RESTful
10 8 (2.79%) ASP.NET
10 8 (2.79%) ASP.NET MVC
11 7 (2.44%) .NET Framework
11 7 (2.44%) JMS
12 6 (2.09%) ASP.NET Web API
12 6 (2.09%) JSON
13 5 (1.74%) J2EE
13 5 (1.74%) Struts
13 5 (1.74%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 15 (5.23%) Analytical Skills
1 15 (5.23%) Management Information System
2 12 (4.18%) User Experience
3 8 (2.79%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (2.44%) Mobile App
5 6 (2.09%) Data Integration
5 6 (2.09%) Digital Media
5 6 (2.09%) Video Conferencing
6 5 (1.74%) Social Media
7 4 (1.39%) Mainframe
7 4 (1.39%) PMI
8 3 (1.05%) Data Protection Act
8 3 (1.05%) Data Structures
8 3 (1.05%) Visualisation
9 2 (0.70%) Algorithms
9 2 (0.70%) Hedge funds
9 2 (0.70%) IBM Mainframe
9 2 (0.70%) Inversion of Control
9 2 (0.70%) Taxonomies
9 2 (0.70%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 10 (3.48%) Linux
2 5 (1.74%) Android
2 5 (1.74%) Apple iOS
3 3 (1.05%) Mac OS X
4 2 (0.70%) Windows
5 1 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.35%) Unix
5 1 (0.35%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 287 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 287 (100.00%) Project Management
2 75 (26.13%) Scrum
3 61 (21.25%) PRINCE2
4 58 (20.21%) User Stories
5 56 (19.51%) Open Source
6 43 (14.98%) Service Delivery
7 42 (14.63%) Mentoring
8 41 (14.29%) Waterfall
9 30 (10.45%) Data Protection
9 30 (10.45%) Stakeholder Management
10 23 (8.01%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 22 (7.67%) Programme Management
11 22 (7.67%) TDD
12 18 (6.27%) Continuous Improvement
12 18 (6.27%) Web Development
13 17 (5.92%) Change Management
13 17 (5.92%) Coaching
14 16 (5.57%) Analytics
14 16 (5.57%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 51 (17.77%) JavaScript
2 29 (10.10%) Python
3 24 (8.36%) C++
4 23 (8.01%) Java
5 21 (7.32%) C#
6 14 (4.88%) SQL
7 13 (4.53%) Ruby
8 5 (1.74%) XPath
9 4 (1.39%) COBOL
9 4 (1.39%) PHP
10 3 (1.05%) Assembly Language
11 2 (0.70%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.35%) C
12 1 (0.35%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.35%) R
12 1 (0.35%) Scala
12 1 (0.35%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.35%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 38 (13.24%) Security Cleared
2 27 (9.41%) SC Cleared
3 16 (5.57%) Degree
4 14 (4.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 10 (3.48%) BPSS Clearance
5 10 (3.48%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 9 (3.14%) PMI Certification
7 6 (2.09%) DV Cleared
8 5 (1.74%) PMP
9 4 (1.39%) Six Sigma Black Belt
10 3 (1.05%) HND
11 2 (0.70%) BC Cleared
11 2 (0.70%) ISEB
11 2 (0.70%) ISTQB
11 2 (0.70%) MBA
12 1 (0.35%) CISM
12 1 (0.35%) ISEB Practitioner
12 1 (0.35%) PgMP
12 1 (0.35%) Six Sigma Green Belt
12 1 (0.35%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.83%) Disclosure Scotland
2 7 (2.44%) QA
3 2 (0.70%) P3O
4 1 (0.35%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.35%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (0.70%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (0.70%) TeamSite
2 1 (0.35%) Ansible
2 1 (0.35%) Puppet
2 1 (0.35%) Salt
2 1 (0.35%) StatsD
Vendors
1 22 (7.67%) Microsoft
2 13 (4.53%) Oracle
3 7 (2.44%) Adobe
4 6 (2.09%) Rally
4 6 (2.09%) Tableau
4 6 (2.09%) Telerik
5 5 (1.74%) MicroStrategy
6 4 (1.39%) HP
7 3 (1.05%) Chordiant
7 3 (1.05%) Cognos
7 3 (1.05%) Progress
7 3 (1.05%) Sitecore
8 2 (0.70%) Atlassian
8 2 (0.70%) IBM
8 2 (0.70%) SAP
8 2 (0.70%) TOWER Software
9 1 (0.35%) EMC
9 1 (0.35%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.35%) Sun
9 1 (0.35%) Teradata
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