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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 7 17 23
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +6
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 217 153 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 10.01% 7.34% 6.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 14.64% 10.49% 9.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 88 58
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£375 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £438 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Average hourly rate £31.44 £36.50 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.86% -14.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +2.85%
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
1482 1458 1253
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 68.39% 69.93% 68.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 877 787 619
Average daily rate £375 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 73 113
Average hourly rate £22.50 £26.50 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.09% -17.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.55 £11.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £45.00 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £27.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-6.48% -14.28%

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 26 January 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 26 January 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 +6 68 £375 +15.38% 32
Coventry +14 36 £400 -3.03% 20
Shropshire +11 34 £400 -29.82% 3
Warwickshire -2 24 £355 +29.09% 22
Staffordshire -5 10 £400 +23.07% 7
Solihull +7 4 £430 +49.56% 12
Walsall +2 3 £374 +49.50%
Wolverhampton +2 2 £325 -14.47% 3
Herefordshire - - - - 1
Sutton Coldfield - - - - 2
Dudley - - - -
Brierley Hill - - - -
Worcestershire - - - - 3
Agile Software Development
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 January 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.

1 131 (28.73%) Scrum
2 119 (26.10%) .NET
3 98 (21.49%) Microsoft
4 88 (19.30%) Web Services
5 82 (17.98%) C#
6 79 (17.32%) Finance
7 74 (16.23%) SQL
8 70 (15.35%) HTML
8 70 (15.35%) SQL Server
9 69 (15.13%) JavaScript
10 68 (14.91%) Java
11 56 (12.28%) Project Management
12 53 (11.62%) CSS
13 50 (10.96%) Waterfall
14 49 (10.75%) Open Source
15 48 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
16 47 (10.31%) ASP.NET
16 47 (10.31%) Team Foundation Server
17 43 (9.43%) TDD
17 43 (9.43%) UNIX
18 41 (8.99%) Oracle
19 40 (8.77%) Linux
19 40 (8.77%) CRM
19 40 (8.77%) WCF
20 39 (8.55%) MS Excel
20 39 (8.55%) Visual Studio
21 38 (8.33%) Windows
22 36 (7.89%) XML
22 36 (7.89%) .NET Framework
23 35 (7.68%) Dynamics CRM

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

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 (4.39%) SharePoint
2 16 (3.51%) BizTalk Server
3 15 (3.29%) CMS
4 14 (3.07%) WebLogic
5 10 (2.19%) IIS
6 9 (1.97%) SharePoint 2013
7 7 (1.54%) JBoss
8 6 (1.32%) Confluence
9 5 (1.10%) Apache
9 5 (1.10%) OpenEdge
10 4 (0.88%) CICS
10 4 (0.88%) Oracle Application Server
10 4 (0.88%) WebSphere
10 4 (0.88%) Drupal
10 4 (0.88%) TPMS
10 4 (0.88%) Alfresco
11 3 (0.66%) Tomcat
11 3 (0.66%) Node.js
12 2 (0.44%) SharePoint 2010
12 2 (0.44%) OpenStack
Applications
1 39 (8.55%) MS Excel
2 18 (3.95%) MS Project
3 10 (2.19%) MS Office
4 4 (0.88%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.44%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.44%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.22%) Fireworks
6 1 (0.22%) S-PLUS
6 1 (0.22%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 35 (7.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.88%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (0.88%) Agresso
3 1 (0.22%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.22%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.22%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.22%) Oracle HRMS
3 1 (0.22%) Maximo
3 1 (0.22%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 32 (7.02%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (1.32%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (1.10%) SaaS
3 5 (1.10%) GitHub
4 3 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.22%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.32%) Internet
2 5 (1.10%) VoIP
2 5 (1.10%) WAN
3 4 (0.88%) ATM
3 4 (0.88%) LAN
3 4 (0.88%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.44%) HTTP
4 2 (0.44%) Network Security
5 1 (0.22%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.22%) LDAP
5 1 (0.22%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (15.35%) SQL Server
2 24 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 20 (4.39%) SQL Server 2008
4 19 (4.17%) Oracle Database
5 18 (3.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 15 (3.29%) Data Warehouse
6 15 (3.29%) MongoDB
7 14 (3.07%) MySQL
8 13 (2.85%) SQL Server 2012
8 13 (2.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 8 (1.75%) Oracle Database 11g
10 7 (1.54%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 6 (1.32%) Oracle Database 10g
12 5 (1.10%) Hadoop
12 5 (1.10%) Relational Database
13 4 (0.88%) NoSQL
13 4 (0.88%) DB2
13 4 (0.88%) Informix
14 2 (0.44%) BusinessObjects
14 2 (0.44%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 47 (10.31%) Team Foundation Server
2 39 (8.55%) Visual Studio
3 23 (5.04%) Subversion
3 23 (5.04%) JIRA
4 20 (4.39%) Git (software)
5 13 (2.85%) Selenium
5 13 (2.85%) MSBuild
6 12 (2.63%) SpecFlow
6 12 (2.63%) NUnit
7 11 (2.41%) NCover
7 11 (2.41%) StyleCop
7 11 (2.41%) MSTest
7 11 (2.41%) NDepend
7 11 (2.41%) ReSharper
8 10 (2.19%) Jenkins
9 8 (1.75%) Visual Studio Team System
10 7 (1.54%) Ant
11 6 (1.32%) LoadRunner
12 5 (1.10%) Maven
12 5 (1.10%) IntelliJ
General
1 79 (17.32%) Finance
2 17 (3.73%) Retail
3 8 (1.75%) Telecoms
4 7 (1.54%) Automotive
5 6 (1.32%) Marketing
6 5 (1.10%) Games
7 3 (0.66%) Electronics
7 3 (0.66%) Law
7 3 (0.66%) Legal
7 3 (0.66%) Publishing
8 2 (0.44%) Banking
9 1 (0.22%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.22%) Advertising
9 1 (0.22%) Interactive Media
9 1 (0.22%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 168 (36.84%) Developer
2 106 (23.25%) Analyst
3 74 (16.23%) Business Analyst
4 49 (10.75%) Architect
5 47 (10.31%) Project Manager
6 34 (7.46%) Agile Business Analyst
7 33 (7.24%) .NET Developer
8 20 (4.39%) C# Developer
8 20 (4.39%) CRM Developer
9 17 (3.73%) Senior Analyst
9 17 (3.73%) Test Analyst
10 15 (3.29%) Java Developer
10 15 (3.29%) Dynamics CRM Developer
11 14 (3.07%) Agile Project Manager
12 13 (2.85%) Senior Developer
13 12 (2.63%) webMethods Developer
13 12 (2.63%) Microsoft Developer
13 12 (2.63%) Mobile Developer
13 12 (2.63%) C# .NET Developer
14 11 (2.41%) Senior Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 119 (26.10%) .NET
2 88 (19.30%) Web Services
3 70 (15.35%) HTML
4 53 (11.62%) CSS
5 47 (10.31%) ASP.NET
6 40 (8.77%) WCF
7 36 (7.89%) XML
7 36 (7.89%) .NET Framework
8 35 (7.68%) HTML5
9 34 (7.46%) jQuery
10 19 (4.17%) AngularJS
11 17 (3.73%) JSON
12 14 (3.07%) CSS3
13 13 (2.85%) Ruby on Rails
14 12 (2.63%) J2EE
15 11 (2.41%) REST
16 10 (2.19%) ASP.NET MVC
16 10 (2.19%) SOAP
16 10 (2.19%) Ajax
17 9 (1.97%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 49 (10.75%) Open Source
2 30 (6.58%) User Experience
3 27 (5.92%) Mobile App
4 25 (5.48%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
6 11 (2.41%) Inversion of Control
7 9 (1.97%) Data Structures
7 9 (1.97%) NHS
8 8 (1.75%) FMCG
9 7 (1.54%) iPad
9 7 (1.54%) Management Information System
10 6 (1.32%) Pocket PC
10 6 (1.32%) Social Media
11 4 (0.88%) Computer Science
11 4 (0.88%) Client/Server
11 4 (0.88%) N-Tier
12 3 (0.66%) E-Learning
12 3 (0.66%) SCORM
12 3 (0.66%) Mathematics
12 3 (0.66%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 43 (9.43%) UNIX
2 40 (8.77%) Linux
3 38 (8.33%) Windows
4 11 (2.41%) Windows 8
5 9 (1.97%) Solaris
5 9 (1.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (1.75%) Windows CE
6 8 (1.75%) Windows Mobile
6 8 (1.75%) AIX
7 7 (1.54%) Apple iOS
8 6 (1.32%) Android
8 6 (1.32%) Windows Phone 8
8 6 (1.32%) Windows Phone
9 4 (0.88%) Windows Vista
9 4 (0.88%) Mac OS X
10 3 (0.66%) Windows XP
10 3 (0.66%) Windows 7
10 3 (0.66%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.44%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 2 (0.44%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 131 (28.73%) Scrum
2 56 (12.28%) Project Management
3 50 (10.96%) Waterfall
4 48 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
5 43 (9.43%) TDD
6 40 (8.77%) CRM
7 35 (7.68%) PRINCE2
7 35 (7.68%) MVC
8 34 (7.46%) User Stories
9 31 (6.80%) Kanban
10 30 (6.58%) E-Commerce
11 29 (6.36%) Web Development
11 29 (6.36%) Coaching
12 23 (5.04%) Workflow
12 23 (5.04%) Test Scripting
13 21 (4.61%) Mentoring
13 21 (4.61%) SOA
13 21 (4.61%) Business Analysis
14 20 (4.39%) Use Case
14 20 (4.39%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 82 (17.98%) C#
2 74 (16.23%) SQL
3 69 (15.13%) JavaScript
4 68 (14.91%) Java
5 26 (5.70%) PL/SQL
6 22 (4.82%) PHP
7 18 (3.95%) Python
7 18 (3.95%) Ruby
8 16 (3.51%) T-SQL
9 13 (2.85%) PowerShell
10 12 (2.63%) VB.NET
11 8 (1.75%) C++
12 7 (1.54%) C
12 7 (1.54%) Scala
13 6 (1.32%) Perl
13 6 (1.32%) Embedded C++
14 4 (0.88%) Shell Script
14 4 (0.88%) ActionScript
14 4 (0.88%) ActionScript 3.0
15 3 (0.66%) Progress 4GL
Qualifications
1 29 (6.36%) Security Cleared
2 23 (5.04%) ISEB
3 14 (3.07%) SC Cleared
4 12 (2.63%) ISTQB
4 12 (2.63%) Degree
5 5 (1.10%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 4 (0.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 3 (0.66%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (0.66%) MCITP
8 2 (0.44%) BC Cleared
8 2 (0.44%) APMG
8 2 (0.44%) ISSAP
9 1 (0.22%) MCTS
9 1 (0.22%) MCSE
9 1 (0.22%) PhD
9 1 (0.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.22%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (6.58%) QA
2 2 (0.44%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (0.44%) Squid
2 1 (0.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (2.19%) Puppet
2 7 (1.54%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (1.10%) Ansible
4 4 (0.88%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (0.66%) Tivoli
6 2 (0.44%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 2 (0.44%) Salt
Vendors
1 98 (21.49%) Microsoft
2 41 (8.99%) Oracle
3 20 (4.39%) webMethods
4 12 (2.63%) Red Hat
5 8 (1.75%) SAP
6 7 (1.54%) Business Objects
7 6 (1.32%) VMware
7 6 (1.32%) RedPrairie
8 5 (1.10%) Pega
8 5 (1.10%) HP
8 5 (1.10%) Progress
9 4 (0.88%) Sybase
9 4 (0.88%) BEA
9 4 (0.88%) ATG
10 3 (0.66%) Sencha
10 3 (0.66%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (0.66%) Adobe
11 2 (0.44%) IBM
11 2 (0.44%) CA
11 2 (0.44%) Informatica
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Applause IT Innovation
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + neg.
Posted: 7 hours ago
Telford, Shropshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
C4 Commerce
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: market rates
Posted: 4 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Big Red Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Jumar Solutions
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Alexander Mann Solutions
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
West Midlands
Jumar Solutions
Posted: 13 days ago
Coventry
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 19 days ago
Coventry
NFP Group Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day + 6 months + extension
Posted: 20 days ago