The table below looks at the statistics for Agile Software Development skills in IT contracts advertised for the Walsall region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Agile Software Development over the 3 months to 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 5 7 6
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 2 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Walsall 9.09% 5.00% 7.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 18.18% 5.88% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Average daily rate
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£374 £350 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.78% -9.67%
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £350 £354
% change year-on-year
+13.84% -1.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-2.70% -1.33%
Agile Software Development
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Walsall region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Walsall
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
11 17 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Walsall 50.00% 85.00% 42.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 5
Average daily rate £326 £445 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.68% +14.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £319 £341
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £550 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 1
Average hourly rate £10.25 £25.00 £8.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-59.00% +180.89%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +3.44%

Agile Software Development
Jobs Demand Trend in Walsall

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Walsall region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Agile Software Development Jobs Demand Trend in Walsall

Agile Software Development
Daily Rate Trend in Walsall

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Walsall region.

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Trend in Walsall

Agile Software Development
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Walsall

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Walsall region citing Agile Software Development 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 Software Development.

1 3 (75.00%) .NET
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (75.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Windows CE
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Mobile
2 2 (50.00%) FMCG
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (25.00%) Pega
3 1 (25.00%) Project Planning
3 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (25.00%) CSS
3 1 (25.00%) MVC
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Walsall by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Walsall region citing Agile Software Development 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 Software Development. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Mobile Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Mobile Developer
3 1 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Developer
3 1 (25.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (25.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior C# Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior .NET Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (25.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (25.00%) CSS
2 1 (25.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Windows CE
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Mobile
1 2 (50.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Project Management
1 1 (25.00%) MVC
1 1 (25.00%) Scrum
1 1 (25.00%) Project Planning
1 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Pega