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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Project Management
Rank 426 465 518
Rank change year-on-year
+39 +53
Contract jobs citing Agile Project Management 172 117 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.31% 0.23% 0.079%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.42% 0.31% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 82 30
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£489 £375 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.33% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £288 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £611 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £495 £340 £370
% change year-on-year
+45.58% -8.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £40.00 - £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 - -

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
41096 38070 35468
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.49% 73.77% 71.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 26903 23461 20857
Average daily rate £421 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £270 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1109 1170 1452
Average hourly rate £24.00 £26.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.90 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 19 December 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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Agile Project Management within the UK over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Agile Project Management Hourly Rate Histogram 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 19 December 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 +27 162 £490 +26.45% 30
London +29 75 £475 +18.01% 15
West Yorkshire +15 34 £600 +64.38% 2
Yorkshire +14 34 £600 +64.38% 2
Leeds +21 33 £600 +64.38% 2
City of London +13 20 £518 -5.90% 5
North West -7 14 £345 -22.25% 4
South West -15 10 £750 +93.54% 5
Manchester -4 9 £333 +5.55% 3
East of England - 9 £400 - 1
Scotland -5 6 £375 +10.29% 1
South East -19 5 £375 -6.25% 1
West Midlands -13 4 £453 +42.51%
Glasgow - 4 £375 -
Cambridgeshire - 4 - - 1
Salford - 3 £350 -
Wales - 3 £475 - 1
East Midlands -5 2 £488 +132.14% 2
Northamptonshire -16 2 £488 +134.93% 1
Bedfordshire - 2 £365 -
South Wales - 2 £475 - 1
Hertfordshire - 2 £415 -
Northampton -11 1 £525 +174.50% 1
Hampshire -18 1 £460 +15.00%
Berkshire - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - - 1
Oxfordshire - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
West Sussex - - - -

Agile Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 285 (100.00%) Project Management
1 285 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (28.07%) Scrum
3 59 (20.70%) Open Source
4 54 (18.95%) Stakeholder Management
5 52 (18.25%) PRINCE2
6 49 (17.19%) Finance
7 45 (15.79%) Java
7 45 (15.79%) Mentoring
8 41 (14.39%) Data Protection
9 35 (12.28%) User Stories
10 32 (11.23%) Waterfall
11 31 (10.88%) .NET
12 30 (10.53%) Microsoft
13 29 (10.18%) Risk Management
14 27 (9.47%) C#
15 26 (9.12%) TDD
15 26 (9.12%) Service Delivery
16 24 (8.42%) MS Excel
16 24 (8.42%) Programme Management
16 24 (8.42%) Security Cleared
17 23 (8.07%) SQL
18 22 (7.72%) Law
18 22 (7.72%) Coaching
19 21 (7.37%) Management Information System
20 20 (7.02%) Ruby
21 19 (6.67%) Data Protection Act
21 19 (6.67%) Oracle
21 19 (6.67%) DevOps
21 19 (6.67%) Analytical Skills

Agile Project Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 8 (2.81%) CMS
1 8 (2.81%) FileNet
2 5 (1.75%) Sitecore CMS
2 5 (1.75%) JBoss
3 4 (1.40%) CICS
4 3 (1.05%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.70%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.35%) Drupal
6 1 (0.35%) Adobe CQ
6 1 (0.35%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 24 (8.42%) MS Excel
2 13 (4.56%) MS Project
3 12 (4.21%) MS Visio
4 6 (2.11%) MS Office
5 5 (1.75%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.35%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 7 (2.46%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 4 (1.40%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.40%) Workday HCM
3 2 (0.70%) Magento
4 1 (0.35%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.81%) SaaS
2 2 (0.70%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.81%) Internet
2 2 (0.70%) ATM
2 2 (0.70%) VPN
3 1 (0.35%) DNS
3 1 (0.35%) LAN
3 1 (0.35%) WAN
3 1 (0.35%) PPP
3 1 (0.35%) Firewall
3 1 (0.35%) Intranet
3 1 (0.35%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (2.46%) MongoDB
1 7 (2.46%) NoSQL
1 7 (2.46%) Cognos Analysis Studio
1 7 (2.46%) Cognos Report Studio
1 7 (2.46%) Cognos Framework Manager
1 7 (2.46%) Cognos Transformer
2 5 (1.75%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.75%) Oracle Reports
2 5 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (1.40%) DB2
4 3 (1.05%) Data Mining
5 2 (0.70%) MySQL
5 2 (0.70%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.35%) CouchDB
6 1 (0.35%) Redis
6 1 (0.35%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.35%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.35%) QlikView
6 1 (0.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 13 (4.56%) JIRA
2 4 (1.40%) NUnit
2 4 (1.40%) Jenkins
2 4 (1.40%) SpecFlow
2 4 (1.40%) Rhino Mocks
2 4 (1.40%) Moq
2 4 (1.40%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.70%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 1 (0.35%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.35%) Sahi
4 1 (0.35%) DbUnit
4 1 (0.35%) PHPUnit
4 1 (0.35%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.35%) Hudson
4 1 (0.35%) Behat
4 1 (0.35%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (0.35%) WATIR
4 1 (0.35%) Selenium
4 1 (0.35%) Maven
General
1 49 (17.19%) Finance
2 22 (7.72%) Law
3 12 (4.21%) Banking
4 8 (2.81%) Retail
5 5 (1.75%) Back Office
6 4 (1.40%) Automotive
6 4 (1.40%) Investment Banking
6 4 (1.40%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.05%) Front Office
7 3 (1.05%) Publishing
8 2 (0.70%) Retail Banking
8 2 (0.70%) Legal
8 2 (0.70%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.70%) Advertising
9 1 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.35%) French Language
9 1 (0.35%) Billing
Job Titles
1 95 (33.33%) Project Manager
2 34 (11.93%) Programme Manager
3 28 (9.82%) Senior Manager
4 27 (9.47%) Delivery Manager
4 27 (9.47%) ScrumMaster
5 26 (9.12%) Analyst
6 25 (8.77%) Architect
7 22 (7.72%) Developer
8 20 (7.02%) Business Analyst
8 20 (7.02%) Senior Project Manager
9 19 (6.67%) Agile Project Manager
10 15 (5.26%) Digital Architect
11 9 (3.16%) Senior Developer
12 8 (2.81%) Agile Business Analyst
12 8 (2.81%) Senior Architect
13 7 (2.46%) Cognos Developer
14 6 (2.11%) Development Manager
14 6 (2.11%) Senior Digital Architect
15 5 (1.75%) Agile Coach
16 4 (1.40%) Business Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (10.88%) .NET
2 17 (5.96%) HTML
3 14 (4.91%) XML
4 13 (4.56%) HTML5
5 9 (3.16%) jQuery
5 9 (3.16%) REST
5 9 (3.16%) Web Services
6 7 (2.46%) CSS
7 6 (2.11%) ASP.NET
8 5 (1.75%) CSS3
8 5 (1.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 5 (1.75%) .NET Framework
9 4 (1.40%) JNDI
9 4 (1.40%) NHibernate
9 4 (1.40%) Apache Flex
9 4 (1.40%) JMS
9 4 (1.40%) JDBC
9 4 (1.40%) JSP
9 4 (1.40%) J2EE
9 4 (1.40%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 59 (20.70%) Open Source
2 21 (7.37%) Management Information System
3 19 (6.67%) Data Protection Act
3 19 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (3.16%) User Experience
5 5 (1.75%) Social Media
6 4 (1.40%) PMI
6 4 (1.40%) Mainframe
6 4 (1.40%) IBM Mainframe
7 3 (1.05%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.05%) NHS
7 3 (1.05%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.70%) Freedom of Information
8 2 (0.70%) Freedom of Information Act
8 2 (0.70%) W3C
8 2 (0.70%) New Media
9 1 (0.35%) FMCG
9 1 (0.35%) Equity Risk
9 1 (0.35%) Wiki
9 1 (0.35%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 6 (2.11%) Windows
2 5 (1.75%) Apple iOS
3 3 (1.05%) Android
3 3 (1.05%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (1.05%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (0.70%) Windows Phone
5 1 (0.35%) CentOS
5 1 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.35%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.35%) Linux
5 1 (0.35%) UNIX
5 1 (0.35%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.35%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 285 (100.00%) Project Management
1 285 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (28.07%) Scrum
3 54 (18.95%) Stakeholder Management
4 52 (18.25%) PRINCE2
5 45 (15.79%) Mentoring
6 41 (14.39%) Data Protection
7 35 (12.28%) User Stories
8 32 (11.23%) Waterfall
9 29 (10.18%) Risk Management
10 26 (9.12%) TDD
10 26 (9.12%) Service Delivery
11 24 (8.42%) Programme Management
12 22 (7.72%) Coaching
13 19 (6.67%) DevOps
14 18 (6.32%) E-Commerce
14 18 (6.32%) Business Analysis
15 17 (5.96%) Information Assurance
15 17 (5.96%) BDD
16 15 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 45 (15.79%) Java
2 27 (9.47%) C#
3 23 (8.07%) SQL
4 20 (7.02%) Ruby
5 17 (5.96%) Python
5 17 (5.96%) C++
6 13 (4.56%) JavaScript
7 4 (1.40%) T-SQL
8 2 (0.70%) PHP
8 2 (0.70%) XPath
9 1 (0.35%) C
9 1 (0.35%) VBA
9 1 (0.35%) Perl
9 1 (0.35%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 24 (8.42%) Security Cleared
2 12 (4.21%) Degree
3 10 (3.51%) SC Cleared
4 8 (2.81%) PMP
4 8 (2.81%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (2.81%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 7 (2.46%) PMI Certification
6 5 (1.75%) MCTS
7 3 (1.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (0.70%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.35%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.35%) ISEB
9 1 (0.35%) CITP
9 1 (0.35%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (5.26%) QA
2 2 (0.70%) BS25999
3 1 (0.35%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (0.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.35%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (1.05%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.35%) Capistrano
2 1 (0.35%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.35%) Control-M
Vendors
1 30 (10.53%) Microsoft
2 19 (6.67%) Oracle
3 13 (4.56%) IBM
4 9 (3.16%) Sitecore
5 8 (2.81%) TOWER Software
5 8 (2.81%) Cognos
6 5 (1.75%) HP
6 5 (1.75%) CheckPoint
7 4 (1.40%) VMware
7 4 (1.40%) Google
8 3 (1.05%) hybris
8 3 (1.05%) Sybase
8 3 (1.05%) Cisco
8 3 (1.05%) Adobe
8 3 (1.05%) MicroStrategy
9 2 (0.70%) ATG
9 2 (0.70%) Citrix
10 1 (0.35%) EPiServer
10 1 (0.35%) ServiceNow
10 1 (0.35%) PeopleSoft
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