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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 8 15 20
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +5
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 280 189 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 10.98% 8.09% 6.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 14.84% 11.13% 9.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 116 59
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£363 £375 £314
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +19.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £300 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £450 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £386 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 0
Average hourly rate £31.50 £11.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+186.36% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
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
1887 1698 1186
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 74.03% 72.66% 70.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 1174 888 566
Average daily rate £375 £375 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £255 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £488 £523
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 107 77
Average hourly rate £29.00 £33.00 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.12% -12.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 22 May 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Agile Software Development across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Agile Software Development Hourly Rate Histogram 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 22 May 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 +10 100 £375 -3.22% 43
Coventry -2 50 £350 -6.66% 25
Shropshire +17 37 £491 -18.26% 1
Warwickshire 0 32 £363 +5.07% 22
Staffordshire -10 10 £333 -5.00% 10
Wolverhampton +10 8 £250 -33.33%
Solihull +1 6 £330 -5.71% 11
Walsall +4 3 £300 -22.58%
Worcestershire +3 2 £313 - 10
Agile Software Development
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 159 (31.05%) Scrum
2 135 (26.37%) .NET
3 94 (18.36%) SQL Server
4 92 (17.97%) Microsoft
5 88 (17.19%) C#
5 88 (17.19%) TDD
6 84 (16.41%) HTML
6 84 (16.41%) SQL
7 80 (15.63%) JavaScript
7 80 (15.63%) MVC
8 75 (14.65%) Finance
8 75 (14.65%) Java
9 72 (14.06%) CSS
10 57 (11.13%) ASP.NET
11 56 (10.94%) XML
11 56 (10.94%) Project Management
12 50 (9.77%) Web Services
12 50 (9.77%) Git (software)
13 48 (9.38%) jQuery
14 46 (8.98%) Oracle
14 46 (8.98%) Stakeholder Management
15 45 (8.79%) Team Foundation Server
16 44 (8.59%) Python
16 44 (8.59%) MS Excel
16 44 (8.59%) SOA
17 42 (8.20%) Linux
18 41 (8.01%) PRINCE2
18 41 (8.01%) Subversion
18 41 (8.01%) HTML5
18 41 (8.01%) BDD

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 19 (3.71%) Confluence
2 12 (2.34%) WebLogic
2 12 (2.34%) SharePoint
3 11 (2.15%) BizTalk Server
4 10 (1.95%) CMS
5 9 (1.76%) Node.js
6 8 (1.56%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 5 (0.98%) NServiceBus
7 5 (0.98%) JBoss
7 5 (0.98%) Tomcat
7 5 (0.98%) Apache
8 4 (0.78%) MS Project Server
8 4 (0.78%) Umbraco
9 3 (0.59%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (0.59%) AquaLogic Service Bus
9 3 (0.59%) WebLogic Integration
9 3 (0.59%) OpenEdge
9 3 (0.59%) Drupal
9 3 (0.59%) AquaLogic
10 2 (0.39%) WebSphere
Applications
1 44 (8.59%) MS Excel
2 27 (5.27%) MS Project
3 11 (2.15%) MS Visio
4 9 (1.76%) MS Office
5 4 (0.78%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.39%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.39%) Simulink
6 2 (0.39%) Stateflow
6 2 (0.39%) TargetLink
7 1 (0.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.20%) OmniGraffle
7 1 (0.20%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.20%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.20%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 9 (1.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.59%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.39%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.39%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.20%) MFGPRO
4 1 (0.20%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.20%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.20%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.20%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 16 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (0.98%) Google Cloud Platform
3 4 (0.78%) Google App Engine
4 3 (0.59%) Google Apps
4 3 (0.59%) Office 365
4 3 (0.59%) GitHub
5 2 (0.39%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.39%) SaaS
5 2 (0.39%) PaaS
5 2 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.39%) Google Analytics
5 2 (0.39%) Adobe Analytics
5 2 (0.39%) Heroku
5 2 (0.39%) IaaS
5 2 (0.39%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 1 (0.20%) Trello
6 1 (0.20%) Boomi
6 1 (0.20%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.17%) Internet
2 4 (0.78%) Network Security
2 4 (0.78%) Firewall
2 4 (0.78%) Skype
3 3 (0.59%) Intranet
4 2 (0.39%) RNC
4 2 (0.39%) ATM
4 2 (0.39%) GSM
4 2 (0.39%) SDH
4 2 (0.39%) UMTS
4 2 (0.39%) Ethernet
4 2 (0.39%) Radio Access Network
5 1 (0.20%) RFID
5 1 (0.20%) Extranet
5 1 (0.20%) HTTP
5 1 (0.20%) WAN
5 1 (0.20%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.20%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 94 (18.36%) SQL Server
2 22 (4.30%) PostgreSQL
3 21 (4.10%) Oracle Database
4 19 (3.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 16 (3.13%) Hadoop
6 15 (2.93%) SQL Server 2012
6 15 (2.93%) SQL Server 2008
7 12 (2.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 12 (2.34%) Data Mining
7 12 (2.34%) MongoDB
8 10 (1.95%) Data Warehouse
9 9 (1.76%) HBase
10 7 (1.37%) MySQL
10 7 (1.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 6 (1.17%) Big Data
12 5 (0.98%) NoSQL
12 5 (0.98%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 3 (0.59%) OLAP Cube
13 3 (0.59%) OLAP
14 2 (0.39%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 50 (9.77%) Git (software)
2 45 (8.79%) Team Foundation Server
3 41 (8.01%) Subversion
4 38 (7.42%) JIRA
5 32 (6.25%) Selenium
6 27 (5.27%) Visual Studio
7 13 (2.54%) Jenkins
8 7 (1.37%) Grunt
8 7 (1.37%) Axure RP
8 7 (1.37%) LoadRunner
9 6 (1.17%) MorphX
10 5 (0.98%) IntelliJ
11 4 (0.78%) PHPUnit
11 4 (0.78%) QuickTest Pro
11 4 (0.78%) JUnit
11 4 (0.78%) Hudson
12 3 (0.59%) WebDriver
13 2 (0.39%) Eclipse
13 2 (0.39%) ClearCase
13 2 (0.39%) ClearQuest
General
1 75 (14.65%) Finance
2 15 (2.93%) Automotive
3 14 (2.73%) Manufacturing
4 12 (2.34%) Retail
5 9 (1.76%) Telecoms
5 9 (1.76%) Law
6 7 (1.37%) Marketing
6 7 (1.37%) Banking
7 5 (0.98%) Electronics
7 5 (0.98%) Publishing
8 4 (0.78%) Games
9 3 (0.59%) Back Office
9 3 (0.59%) Legal
10 2 (0.39%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.39%) Advertising
11 1 (0.20%) Local Government
11 1 (0.20%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.20%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 230 (44.92%) Developer
2 66 (12.89%) Analyst
3 57 (11.13%) .NET Developer
4 51 (9.96%) Architect
5 46 (8.98%) Project Manager
6 45 (8.79%) Business Analyst
7 27 (5.27%) Python Developer
8 26 (5.08%) C# Developer
9 24 (4.69%) Senior Developer
10 19 (3.71%) Java Developer
11 18 (3.52%) Web Developer
12 17 (3.32%) Consultant
13 16 (3.13%) C# .NET Developer
14 15 (2.93%) Designer
15 13 (2.54%) Test Analyst
15 13 (2.54%) Software Engineer
16 12 (2.34%) Project Planner
17 10 (1.95%) PHP Developer
17 10 (1.95%) webMethods Developer
17 10 (1.95%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 135 (26.37%) .NET
2 84 (16.41%) HTML
3 72 (14.06%) CSS
4 57 (11.13%) ASP.NET
5 56 (10.94%) XML
6 50 (9.77%) Web Services
7 48 (9.38%) jQuery
8 41 (8.01%) HTML5
9 30 (5.86%) JSON
10 27 (5.27%) .NET Framework
11 25 (4.88%) RESTful
12 23 (4.49%) ASP.NET MVC
13 22 (4.30%) Django
13 22 (4.30%) Flask
14 19 (3.71%) WCF
14 19 (3.71%) CSS3
15 18 (3.52%) AngularJS
16 17 (3.32%) Ajax
16 17 (3.32%) XSLT
17 16 (3.13%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 34 (6.64%) User Experience
1 34 (6.64%) Open Source
2 19 (3.71%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (2.54%) Mobile App
4 9 (1.76%) Enterprise Software
5 8 (1.56%) Social Media
6 7 (1.37%) NHS
6 7 (1.37%) Computer Science
7 5 (0.98%) Data Structures
7 5 (0.98%) Management Information System
8 3 (0.59%) iPad
8 3 (0.59%) Telematics
8 3 (0.59%) iPhone
8 3 (0.59%) Inversion of Control
8 3 (0.59%) Graphic Design
9 2 (0.39%) Animation
9 2 (0.39%) Data Integration
9 2 (0.39%) Mathematics
9 2 (0.39%) W3C
10 1 (0.20%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 42 (8.20%) Linux
2 28 (5.47%) UNIX
3 19 (3.71%) Ubuntu
3 19 (3.71%) Debian
4 17 (3.32%) Windows
5 8 (1.56%) Solaris
6 7 (1.37%) AIX
7 6 (1.17%) Android
7 6 (1.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (1.17%) Apple iOS
8 5 (0.98%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (0.59%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.20%) Tizen
10 1 (0.20%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 159 (31.05%) Scrum
2 88 (17.19%) TDD
3 80 (15.63%) MVC
4 56 (10.94%) Project Management
5 46 (8.98%) Stakeholder Management
6 44 (8.59%) SOA
7 41 (8.01%) PRINCE2
7 41 (8.01%) BDD
8 39 (7.62%) Continuous Integration
9 38 (7.42%) Mentoring
10 35 (6.84%) Waterfall
11 33 (6.45%) Web Development
12 26 (5.08%) OO
12 26 (5.08%) CRM
13 25 (4.88%) Test Strategy
14 23 (4.49%) User Acceptance Testing
15 22 (4.30%) Test Automation
15 22 (4.30%) TOGAF
16 20 (3.91%) E-Commerce
17 19 (3.71%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 88 (17.19%) C#
2 84 (16.41%) SQL
3 80 (15.63%) JavaScript
4 75 (14.65%) Java
5 44 (8.59%) Python
6 18 (3.52%) PHP
7 15 (2.93%) VB.NET
8 13 (2.54%) PL/SQL
9 9 (1.76%) T-SQL
10 7 (1.37%) C
10 7 (1.37%) Ruby
11 6 (1.17%) X++
11 6 (1.17%) Scala
11 6 (1.17%) C++
12 5 (0.98%) Objective-C
13 4 (0.78%) Shell Script
14 3 (0.59%) Google Apps Script
14 3 (0.59%) Perl
14 3 (0.59%) VBA
14 3 (0.59%) VC++
Qualifications
1 40 (7.81%) Security Cleared
2 22 (4.30%) SC Cleared
3 20 (3.91%) Degree
4 18 (3.52%) ISEB
5 7 (1.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 7 (1.37%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 6 (1.17%) ISTQB
7 3 (0.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (0.59%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (0.59%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.39%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.20%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 1 (0.20%) PMP
9 1 (0.20%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.20%) CBAP
9 1 (0.20%) MCTS
9 1 (0.20%) MCITP
9 1 (0.20%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (4.30%) QA
2 2 (0.39%) WCAG
2 2 (0.39%) SLA
3 1 (0.20%) P3O
3 1 (0.20%) Data Quality
System Software
1 8 (1.56%) Docker
2 5 (0.98%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.20%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 13 (2.54%) Vagrant
2 6 (1.17%) Puppet
3 3 (0.59%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.39%) SCOM
5 1 (0.20%) Ansible
5 1 (0.20%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.20%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 92 (17.97%) Microsoft
2 46 (8.98%) Oracle
3 15 (2.93%) webMethods
4 14 (2.73%) Adobe
5 9 (1.76%) IBM
5 9 (1.76%) Pega
6 7 (1.37%) Red Hat
6 7 (1.37%) Google
7 5 (0.98%) SAP
8 4 (0.78%) HP
8 4 (0.78%) BEA
8 4 (0.78%) Informatica
8 4 (0.78%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (0.78%) Business Objects
9 3 (0.59%) WSO2
9 3 (0.59%) TIBCO
9 3 (0.59%) Progress
9 3 (0.59%) Sitecore
10 2 (0.39%) Omniture
10 2 (0.39%) Sun
West Midlands
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Negotiable on experience
Posted: 3 days ago
Warwickshire
Montash
Rate: £120 - £150 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry
Amoria Bond - UK
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Marine Information Solutions
Rate: Unspecified Above Market Rate
Posted: 5 days ago
West Midlands
Computer People
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Jumar Solutions
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
West Midlands
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Birmingham
Noir Consulting
Rate: £375 per day + £375 / Day
Posted: 7 days ago
West Midlands
Amoria Bond - UK
Posted: 11 days ago
West Midlands
CPS Group
Rate: £250 - 300 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
West Midlands
CPS Group
Rate: £300 - 350 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Birmingham
The People Network
Rate: £400 - £550 per day + possible home working 2-3 days per week
Posted: 12 days ago
West Midlands
Jumar Solutions
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Coventry
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
West Midlands
Mason Frank
Posted: 17 days ago
Coventry
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Rate: £330.00 - £360.00 per day
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Birmingham
Amoria Bond - UK
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