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 April 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 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Project Management
Rank 491 462 533
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +71
Contract jobs citing Agile Project Management 112 137 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.25% 0.052%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.26% 0.34% 0.071%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 75 21
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£450 £450 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +18.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £568 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £313
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +28.00%
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
42539 40813 35078
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 76.36% 74.79% 73.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 26548 25477 20902
Average daily rate £415 £400 £408
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -1.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £560 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1220 1147 1066
Average hourly rate £29.00 £30.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £52.50 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-1.61% -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 April 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 April 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 -25 108 £450 - 35
London -27 57 £475 +2.15% 13
West Yorkshire -2 19 £400 +16.36% 1
Yorkshire -14 19 £400 +16.36% 1
Leeds -1 15 £388 +12.72% 1
City of London +10 11 £488 +3.72% 3
Newcastle upon Tyne +3 10 £438 +6.06% 1
Tyne and Wear -5 10 £438 +6.06% 1
North East -8 10 £438 +6.06% 1
North West -24 9 £463 +10.11% 3
West Midlands +2 5 £600 - 3
Manchester -8 5 £450 +28.57% 2
East of England - 5 - - 2
Cheshire -14 4 £475 +5.55% 1
South East -18 4 £435 +8.75% 5
Cambridgeshire - 4 - - 1
Shropshire - 3 £600 -
Salford - 3 £450 -
Telford - 3 £600 -
Croydon - 3 £500 -
Edinburgh -6 2 - -
Scotland -9 2 - -
West Wales - 2 £450 -
Alderley Edge - 2 - - 1
Swansea - 2 £450 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 - -
South West - 2 £407 - 4
Wales - 2 £450 -
Knutsford +2 1 £475 +3.26%
East Midlands -3 1 £525 - 3

Agile Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 April 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.

1 265 (100.00%) Project Management
1 265 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (26.04%) Open Source
3 55 (20.75%) Scrum
4 52 (19.62%) Finance
4 52 (19.62%) PRINCE2
5 49 (18.49%) Java
6 45 (16.98%) Stakeholder Management
7 42 (15.85%) User Stories
8 33 (12.45%) Waterfall
8 33 (12.45%) Mentoring
9 32 (12.08%) .NET
10 31 (11.70%) Service Delivery
11 30 (11.32%) Data Protection
12 27 (10.19%) TDD
13 22 (8.30%) SQL
13 22 (8.30%) E-Commerce
13 22 (8.30%) Programme Management
14 21 (7.92%) C#
14 21 (7.92%) Law
15 20 (7.55%) Risk Management
15 20 (7.55%) Software Engineering
15 20 (7.55%) Ruby
16 19 (7.17%) Microsoft
16 19 (7.17%) Security Cleared
17 18 (6.79%) BDD
17 18 (6.79%) Python
17 18 (6.79%) QA
18 17 (6.42%) DevOps
19 16 (6.04%) Continuous Integration

Agile Project Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 6 (2.26%) CMS
1 6 (2.26%) CICS
2 3 (1.13%) Confluence
2 3 (1.13%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (1.13%) Tomcat
2 3 (1.13%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.75%) WebLogic
3 2 (0.75%) JBoss
3 2 (0.75%) WebSphere
3 2 (0.75%) Drupal
3 2 (0.75%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (0.38%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.38%) Lync
4 1 (0.38%) FileNet
4 1 (0.38%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (0.38%) Apache Solr
4 1 (0.38%) Apache
Applications
1 12 (4.53%) MS Excel
2 9 (3.40%) MS Project
3 6 (2.26%) MS Visio
4 5 (1.89%) MS Office
5 3 (1.13%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (2.26%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 5 (1.89%) Magento
3 3 (1.13%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.38%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.51%) SaaS
2 3 (1.13%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.13%) DNS
1 3 (1.13%) Internet
2 2 (0.75%) Unified Communications
2 2 (0.75%) Skype
2 2 (0.75%) ATM
3 1 (0.38%) Firewall
3 1 (0.38%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (3.77%) MongoDB
2 9 (3.40%) NoSQL
3 7 (2.64%) DB2
4 6 (2.26%) SQL Server
4 6 (2.26%) Cognos Analysis Studio
4 6 (2.26%) Cognos Report Studio
4 6 (2.26%) Cognos Framework Manager
4 6 (2.26%) Cognos Transformer
5 5 (1.89%) MySQL
5 5 (1.89%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (1.13%) Redis
6 3 (1.13%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (0.75%) QlikView
7 2 (0.75%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.75%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 15 (5.66%) JIRA
2 6 (2.26%) Cucumber
3 5 (1.89%) Git (software)
4 3 (1.13%) Sahi
4 3 (1.13%) WATIR
4 3 (1.13%) Selenium
4 3 (1.13%) Subversion
4 3 (1.13%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (0.38%) NUnit
5 1 (0.38%) JUnit
5 1 (0.38%) ClearCase
5 1 (0.38%) Maven
5 1 (0.38%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.38%) Jenkins
General
1 52 (19.62%) Finance
2 21 (7.92%) Law
3 14 (5.28%) Banking
4 13 (4.91%) Retail
5 6 (2.26%) Retail Banking
5 6 (2.26%) Back Office
6 5 (1.89%) Marketing
7 3 (1.13%) French Language
7 3 (1.13%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.13%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (1.13%) Front Office
7 3 (1.13%) Automotive
7 3 (1.13%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.75%) Billing
9 1 (0.38%) Publishing
9 1 (0.38%) Italian Language
9 1 (0.38%) Legal
9 1 (0.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 95 (35.85%) Project Manager
2 49 (18.49%) Delivery Manager
3 34 (12.83%) Agile Project Manager
4 25 (9.43%) Architect
5 23 (8.68%) Programme Manager
6 20 (7.55%) Analyst
7 17 (6.42%) Senior Manager
8 14 (5.28%) Digital Architect
9 13 (4.91%) Developer
10 11 (4.15%) Business Analyst
11 10 (3.77%) Senior Project Manager
12 9 (3.40%) Delivery Project Manager
13 8 (3.02%) Senior Architect
13 8 (3.02%) ScrumMaster
14 7 (2.64%) Digital Project Manager
14 7 (2.64%) Service Manager
14 7 (2.64%) Product Manager
15 6 (2.26%) IT Project Manager
15 6 (2.26%) QA Analyst
15 6 (2.26%) Cognos Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (12.08%) .NET
2 15 (5.66%) XML
3 14 (5.28%) Web Services
4 13 (4.91%) RESTful
5 12 (4.53%) HTML
6 8 (3.02%) CSS
7 7 (2.64%) JSP
7 7 (2.64%) J2EE
7 7 (2.64%) JMS
8 6 (2.26%) JDBC
8 6 (2.26%) JNDI
9 5 (1.89%) JSON
10 4 (1.51%) HTML5
10 4 (1.51%) ASP.NET
10 4 (1.51%) jQuery
11 3 (1.13%) Flask
11 3 (1.13%) CSS3
11 3 (1.13%) Leaflet
11 3 (1.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 3 (1.13%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 69 (26.04%) Open Source
2 14 (5.28%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (4.53%) Management Information System
4 10 (3.77%) Mainframe
5 9 (3.40%) Data Protection Act
6 7 (2.64%) Computer Science
6 7 (2.64%) IBM Mainframe
6 7 (2.64%) User Experience
7 6 (2.26%) Online Banking
8 5 (1.89%) Social Media
9 3 (1.13%) IVR
9 3 (1.13%) PMI
10 2 (0.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 2 (0.75%) Informatics
10 2 (0.75%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.38%) Mobile Payment
11 1 (0.38%) VUI
11 1 (0.38%) Digital Media
11 1 (0.38%) Equity Risk
11 1 (0.38%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 7 (2.64%) Linux
2 3 (1.13%) VME
2 3 (1.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 265 (100.00%) Project Management
1 265 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (20.75%) Scrum
3 52 (19.62%) PRINCE2
4 45 (16.98%) Stakeholder Management
5 42 (15.85%) User Stories
6 33 (12.45%) Mentoring
6 33 (12.45%) Waterfall
7 31 (11.70%) Service Delivery
8 30 (11.32%) Data Protection
9 27 (10.19%) TDD
10 22 (8.30%) Programme Management
10 22 (8.30%) E-Commerce
11 20 (7.55%) Risk Management
11 20 (7.55%) Software Engineering
12 18 (6.79%) BDD
13 17 (6.42%) DevOps
14 16 (6.04%) Continuous Integration
15 14 (5.28%) Change Management
15 14 (5.28%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 49 (18.49%) Java
2 22 (8.30%) SQL
3 21 (7.92%) C#
4 20 (7.55%) Ruby
5 18 (6.79%) Python
6 15 (5.66%) C++
7 10 (3.77%) JavaScript
8 3 (1.13%) PHP
8 3 (1.13%) Shell Script
9 2 (0.75%) C
10 1 (0.38%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.38%) VBA
10 1 (0.38%) Perl
10 1 (0.38%) X++
10 1 (0.38%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 19 (7.17%) Security Cleared
2 16 (6.04%) Degree
3 13 (4.91%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 8 (3.02%) SC Cleared
4 8 (3.02%) PMP
4 8 (3.02%) PMI Certification
5 6 (2.26%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (1.51%) MCTS
7 2 (0.75%) CITP
8 1 (0.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.38%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.38%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.38%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (6.79%) QA
2 4 (1.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (1.13%) BS25999
4 2 (0.75%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.38%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.38%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 3 (1.13%) Ansible
2 1 (0.38%) Control-M
Vendors
1 19 (7.17%) Microsoft
2 10 (3.77%) Oracle
3 8 (3.02%) IBM
4 7 (2.64%) Cognos
5 4 (1.51%) CheckPoint
5 4 (1.51%) Google
6 3 (1.13%) Fujitsu
6 3 (1.13%) ICL
6 3 (1.13%) hybris
6 3 (1.13%) JD Edwards
6 3 (1.13%) TOWER Software
6 3 (1.13%) Adobe
7 2 (0.75%) SAP
7 2 (0.75%) ATG
7 2 (0.75%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (0.75%) Avaya
8 1 (0.38%) BMC
8 1 (0.38%) CA
8 1 (0.38%) TIBCO
8 1 (0.38%) OpenText
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