The table below looks at the statistics for Agile Software Development skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands 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 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 8 18 23
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +5
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 236 161 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 10.31% 7.26% 6.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 14.96% 10.22% 9.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 83 61
Average daily rate
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£400 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £360 £353
% change year-on-year
+7.63% +2.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 1
Average hourly rate £31.44 £32.00 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.75% -15.34%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £37.40
% change year-on-year
-7.09% +3.60%
Agile Software Development
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1578 1575 1275
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 68.91% 70.98% 69.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 902 819 629
Average daily rate £375 £353 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.38% +0.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 82 96
Average hourly rate £30.00 £32.50 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +3.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.00 £11.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £155.00 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

Agile Software Development
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Agile Software Development Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Agile Software Development
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Agile Software Development
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Agile Software Development across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 3 March 2015.

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Agile Software Development
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Agile Software Development across the West Midlands region.

Agile Software Development Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Agile Software Development
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Software Development within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 3 March 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
Birmingham +7 62 £375 +15.38% 43
Shropshire +17 44 £451 +20.33% 5
Coventry +6 44 £425 +21.42% 19
Warwickshire 0 29 £360 +18.03% 24
Staffordshire -3 23 £400 +17.21% 14
Solihull +10 4 £375 +30.43% 7
Worcestershire 0 3 £353 - 6
Walsall +1 2 £310 +24.00% 4
Wolverhampton - - - - 2
Herefordshire - - - -
Sutton Coldfield - - - - 1
Dudley - - - -
Brierley Hill - - - -
Agile Software Development
England

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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.

1 135 (28.66%) Scrum
2 126 (26.75%) .NET
3 94 (19.96%) Microsoft
4 82 (17.41%) Java
5 81 (17.20%) C#
5 81 (17.20%) Web Services
6 79 (16.77%) Finance
7 73 (15.50%) SQL
8 64 (13.59%) HTML
9 63 (13.38%) JavaScript
10 59 (12.53%) SQL Server
10 59 (12.53%) Project Management
11 54 (11.46%) Stakeholder Management
12 52 (11.04%) ASP.NET
12 52 (11.04%) Open Source
13 51 (10.83%) CSS
14 49 (10.40%) Waterfall
15 46 (9.77%) MS Excel
16 44 (9.34%) UNIX
16 44 (9.34%) Team Foundation Server
17 43 (9.13%) PRINCE2
17 43 (9.13%) Oracle
18 42 (8.92%) TDD
19 38 (8.07%) CRM
20 37 (7.86%) Linux
20 37 (7.86%) MVC
20 37 (7.86%) .NET Framework
21 36 (7.64%) Security Cleared
21 36 (7.64%) XML
22 33 (7.01%) Kanban

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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.

Application Platforms
1 20 (4.25%) SharePoint
2 17 (3.61%) BizTalk Server
3 15 (3.18%) WebLogic
4 13 (2.76%) CMS
5 11 (2.34%) Confluence
6 7 (1.49%) SharePoint 2013
6 7 (1.49%) IIS
6 7 (1.49%) JBoss
7 6 (1.27%) Apache
7 6 (1.27%) Node.js
8 5 (1.06%) WebSphere
8 5 (1.06%) Drupal
9 4 (0.85%) MS Project Server
9 4 (0.85%) Oracle Application Server
9 4 (0.85%) Alfresco
10 3 (0.64%) Umbraco
10 3 (0.64%) Tomcat
11 2 (0.42%) Sitecore CMS
11 2 (0.42%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (0.42%) OpenStack
Applications
1 46 (9.77%) MS Excel
2 25 (5.31%) MS Project
3 7 (1.49%) MS Visio
4 6 (1.27%) MS Office
5 2 (0.42%) Simulink
5 2 (0.42%) Stateflow
5 2 (0.42%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.42%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.42%) TargetLink
5 2 (0.42%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.21%) OmniGraffle
6 1 (0.21%) S-PLUS
6 1 (0.21%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 28 (5.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.85%) Agresso
2 4 (0.85%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.42%) SiteCatalyst
3 2 (0.42%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.21%) Magento
4 1 (0.21%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.21%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.21%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.21%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.21%) Oracle HRMS
4 1 (0.21%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 32 (6.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (0.85%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.64%) GitHub
3 3 (0.64%) SaaS
4 1 (0.21%) Office 365
4 1 (0.21%) Force.com
4 1 (0.21%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.70%) Internet
2 3 (0.64%) Network Security
2 3 (0.64%) Intranet
3 2 (0.42%) Ethernet
3 2 (0.42%) ATM
3 2 (0.42%) GSM
3 2 (0.42%) SDH
3 2 (0.42%) UMTS
3 2 (0.42%) Radio Access Network
3 2 (0.42%) RNC
4 1 (0.21%) NFC
4 1 (0.21%) Extranet
4 1 (0.21%) RFID
4 1 (0.21%) VoIP
4 1 (0.21%) WAN
4 1 (0.21%) HTTP
4 1 (0.21%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (12.53%) SQL Server
2 23 (4.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 22 (4.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 20 (4.25%) Oracle Database
5 18 (3.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 15 (3.18%) SQL Server 2012
7 14 (2.97%) MongoDB
8 13 (2.76%) Hadoop
8 13 (2.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 13 (2.76%) Data Warehouse
9 12 (2.55%) MySQL
10 8 (1.70%) HBase
11 7 (1.49%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 7 (1.49%) Data Mining
12 6 (1.27%) Oracle Database 10g
12 6 (1.27%) Oracle Database 11g
13 5 (1.06%) Big Data
14 4 (0.85%) Relational Database
15 3 (0.64%) NoSQL
16 2 (0.42%) Redis
Development Applications
1 44 (9.34%) Team Foundation Server
2 30 (6.37%) Visual Studio
3 26 (5.52%) JIRA
4 20 (4.25%) Git (software)
5 19 (4.03%) Subversion
6 15 (3.18%) Jenkins
7 13 (2.76%) Selenium
8 12 (2.55%) NUnit
8 12 (2.55%) ReSharper
8 12 (2.55%) MSBuild
8 12 (2.55%) SpecFlow
9 11 (2.34%) NCover
9 11 (2.34%) StyleCop
9 11 (2.34%) MSTest
9 11 (2.34%) NDepend
10 6 (1.27%) LoadRunner
11 5 (1.06%) Maven
11 5 (1.06%) IntelliJ
11 5 (1.06%) Hudson
11 5 (1.06%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 79 (16.77%) Finance
2 11 (2.34%) Retail
3 10 (2.12%) Automotive
4 9 (1.91%) Law
5 7 (1.49%) Telecoms
6 6 (1.27%) Marketing
6 6 (1.27%) Electronics
7 5 (1.06%) Games
8 3 (0.64%) Banking
8 3 (0.64%) Back Office
8 3 (0.64%) Legal
8 3 (0.64%) Advertising
9 2 (0.42%) Publishing
9 2 (0.42%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.21%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.21%) Interactive Media
Job Titles
1 166 (35.24%) Developer
2 97 (20.59%) Analyst
3 74 (15.71%) Business Analyst
4 58 (12.31%) Architect
5 53 (11.25%) Project Manager
6 36 (7.64%) .NET Developer
7 29 (6.16%) Agile Business Analyst
8 19 (4.03%) C# Developer
9 16 (3.40%) Java Developer
10 15 (3.18%) Senior Analyst
10 15 (3.18%) Consultant
11 14 (2.97%) Senior Developer
11 14 (2.97%) webMethods Developer
12 13 (2.76%) Test Analyst
12 13 (2.76%) Agile Project Manager
13 12 (2.55%) Web Developer
14 11 (2.34%) Senior Business Analyst
14 11 (2.34%) ScrumMaster
14 11 (2.34%) CRM Developer
14 11 (2.34%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 126 (26.75%) .NET
2 81 (17.20%) Web Services
3 64 (13.59%) HTML
4 52 (11.04%) ASP.NET
5 51 (10.83%) CSS
6 37 (7.86%) .NET Framework
7 36 (7.64%) XML
8 33 (7.01%) WCF
8 33 (7.01%) jQuery
9 29 (6.16%) HTML5
10 22 (4.67%) JSON
11 15 (3.18%) ASP.NET MVC
12 14 (2.97%) SOAP
13 13 (2.76%) Ruby on Rails
13 13 (2.76%) REST
13 13 (2.76%) CSS3
13 13 (2.76%) AngularJS
14 11 (2.34%) XSLT
15 10 (2.12%) J2EE
15 10 (2.12%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 52 (11.04%) Open Source
2 24 (5.10%) User Experience
3 23 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
4 19 (4.03%) Mobile App
5 14 (2.97%) Enterprise Software
6 11 (2.34%) Inversion of Control
7 9 (1.91%) NHS
8 7 (1.49%) Computer Science
9 6 (1.27%) Social Media
9 6 (1.27%) FMCG
10 5 (1.06%) Data Structures
11 4 (0.85%) Telematics
11 4 (0.85%) Client/Server
11 4 (0.85%) Mathematics
11 4 (0.85%) Management Information System
12 2 (0.42%) N-Tier
12 2 (0.42%) Data Integration
13 1 (0.21%) Algorithms
13 1 (0.21%) iPad
13 1 (0.21%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 44 (9.34%) UNIX
2 37 (7.86%) Linux
3 27 (5.73%) Windows
4 10 (2.12%) Solaris
5 9 (1.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (1.91%) AIX
6 4 (0.85%) Mac OS X
6 4 (0.85%) Android
6 4 (0.85%) Apple iOS
7 3 (0.64%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.42%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 2 (0.42%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.21%) VME
9 1 (0.21%) HPUX
9 1 (0.21%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.21%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 135 (28.66%) Scrum
2 59 (12.53%) Project Management
3 54 (11.46%) Stakeholder Management
4 49 (10.40%) Waterfall
5 43 (9.13%) PRINCE2
6 42 (8.92%) TDD
7 38 (8.07%) CRM
8 37 (7.86%) MVC
9 33 (7.01%) Kanban
9 33 (7.01%) User Stories
10 31 (6.58%) Web Development
11 27 (5.73%) Coaching
12 26 (5.52%) Continuous Integration
13 25 (5.31%) SOA
14 24 (5.10%) E-Commerce
15 21 (4.46%) Business Analysis
15 21 (4.46%) Migration
15 21 (4.46%) Test Scripting
16 20 (4.25%) Test Strategy
17 19 (4.03%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 82 (17.41%) Java
2 81 (17.20%) C#
3 73 (15.50%) SQL
4 63 (13.38%) JavaScript
5 27 (5.73%) Python
6 25 (5.31%) PL/SQL
7 22 (4.67%) PHP
8 17 (3.61%) Ruby
9 14 (2.97%) T-SQL
10 12 (2.55%) PowerShell
11 10 (2.12%) VB.NET
12 8 (1.70%) C
12 8 (1.70%) Perl
13 7 (1.49%) Scala
14 4 (0.85%) ActionScript 3.0
14 4 (0.85%) ActionScript
14 4 (0.85%) Shell Script
15 3 (0.64%) Objective-C
16 2 (0.42%) MATLAB
16 2 (0.42%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 36 (7.64%) Security Cleared
2 22 (4.67%) SC Cleared
3 19 (4.03%) Degree
3 19 (4.03%) ISEB
4 14 (2.97%) VCP4
5 8 (1.70%) ISTQB
6 7 (1.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (0.64%) MCITP
7 3 (0.64%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (0.64%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (0.42%) BC Cleared
8 2 (0.42%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.21%) MCSE
9 1 (0.21%) PhD
9 1 (0.21%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.21%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (4.46%) QA
2 2 (0.42%) SLA
3 1 (0.21%) Data Quality
System Software
1 7 (1.49%) Docker
2 3 (0.64%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.42%) Squid
Systems Management
1 8 (1.70%) Puppet
2 5 (1.06%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (0.64%) Ansible
3 3 (0.64%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.21%) Salt
Vendors
1 94 (19.96%) Microsoft
2 43 (9.13%) Oracle
3 22 (4.67%) webMethods
4 10 (2.12%) Red Hat
4 10 (2.12%) Pega
5 9 (1.91%) SAP
6 7 (1.49%) IBM
7 6 (1.27%) Business Objects
7 6 (1.27%) Adobe
7 6 (1.27%) RedPrairie
8 4 (0.85%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (0.85%) BEA
9 3 (0.64%) TIBCO
9 3 (0.64%) Perforce
9 3 (0.64%) Sitecore
9 3 (0.64%) VMware
10 2 (0.42%) ICL
10 2 (0.42%) Omniture
10 2 (0.42%) Google
10 2 (0.42%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Roc Search
Posted: 5 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Venturi
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
West Midlands
Reed Professional Services
Rate: £450 - £600 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Reed Professional Services
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
NSK International Consultants Ltd
Rate: Competitive Daily Rate
Posted: Yesterday
Warwickshire
Connectus
Rate: £31.44 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £400 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Stoke on Trent
Applause IT Innovation
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + neg.
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £500 - £540 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Uniting Ambition
Rate: £180 - 260 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Lichfield, Staffordshire
Coburg Banks IT
Rate: £290 - £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oliver James Associates
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Worcestershire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
West Midlands
Mason Frank
Rate: £450 - £600 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £500 - £650 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Birmingham
Applause IT Innovation
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: 11 days ago