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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 4 7 16
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +9
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 378 261 161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.07% 10.29% 7.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 20.20% 14.18% 11.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 241 138 101
Average daily rate
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£388 £370 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.72% +8.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 £6.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+400.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £41.25 £38.75
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +6.45%
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
1871 1840 1418
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 74.60% 72.56% 68.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1115 964 739
Average daily rate £395 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 130 60
Average hourly rate £30.50 £29.75 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.52% -0.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £13.00 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.87 £42.00 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -17.35%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 +1 98 £375 -3.22% 54
Coventry +10 95 £363 -14.70% 17
Shropshire +4 69 £450 +28.57% 3
Warwickshire -1 37 £350 +16.66% 30
Staffordshire -4 10 £375 +36.36% 19
Worcestershire +2 5 £350 -9.67% 6
Solihull -7 5 £463 +40.15% 11
Wolverhampton +2 3 £180 -44.61% 3
West Bromwich - 1 £463 -
Agile Software Development
England

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

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

1 165 (25.38%) Scrum
2 140 (21.54%) .NET
3 121 (18.62%) TDD
4 119 (18.31%) SQL
5 113 (17.38%) SQL Server
6 109 (16.77%) HTML
7 101 (15.54%) JavaScript
8 100 (15.38%) MVC
8 100 (15.38%) Waterfall
9 94 (14.46%) Finance
10 90 (13.85%) C#
10 90 (13.85%) CSS
11 86 (13.23%) XML
12 83 (12.77%) Java
12 83 (12.77%) Project Management
13 74 (11.38%) Microsoft
14 63 (9.69%) Git (software)
15 62 (9.54%) PRINCE2
16 61 (9.38%) BDD
17 59 (9.08%) HTML5
18 57 (8.77%) ASP.NET
18 57 (8.77%) Stakeholder Management
19 52 (8.00%) jQuery
20 49 (7.54%) Team Foundation Server
21 48 (7.38%) User Acceptance Testing
21 48 (7.38%) Subversion
22 46 (7.08%) Web Services
23 45 (6.92%) MS Excel
24 44 (6.77%) ISEB
24 44 (6.77%) Continuous Integration

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

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 25 (3.85%) BizTalk Server
2 24 (3.69%) WebLogic
3 23 (3.54%) Confluence
4 20 (3.08%) SharePoint
5 15 (2.31%) Apache
6 13 (2.00%) CMS
6 13 (2.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 10 (1.54%) Node.js
7 10 (1.54%) NServiceBus
8 9 (1.38%) Tomcat
8 9 (1.38%) JBoss
9 7 (1.08%) SharePoint 2013
10 5 (0.77%) IBM Notes
10 5 (0.77%) WebLogic Portal
11 4 (0.62%) WebSphere
11 4 (0.62%) nginx
12 3 (0.46%) SAS
13 2 (0.31%) OpenEdge
13 2 (0.31%) WebLogic Integration
13 2 (0.31%) AquaLogic
Applications
1 45 (6.92%) MS Excel
2 22 (3.38%) MS Office
3 18 (2.77%) MS Project
4 15 (2.31%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (1.08%) MS Visio
5 7 (1.08%) SPSS
6 3 (0.46%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.15%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.15%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.15%) Open Workbench
7 1 (0.15%) OmniGraffle
7 1 (0.15%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 9 (1.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (1.23%) SAP PS
3 3 (0.46%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.31%) MFGPRO
4 2 (0.31%) Magento
4 2 (0.31%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.15%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.15%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.15%) JDE EnterpriseOne
5 1 (0.15%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.15%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 18 (2.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (2.00%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (0.92%) PaaS
4 6 (0.92%) GitHub
4 6 (0.92%) IaaS
5 5 (0.77%) Google Cloud Platform
6 4 (0.62%) Office 365
6 4 (0.62%) Google App Engine
7 3 (0.46%) SaaS
7 3 (0.46%) Google Apps
8 2 (0.31%) Heroku
8 2 (0.31%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 1 (0.15%) Boomi
9 1 (0.15%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.08%) Internet
1 7 (1.08%) Skype
2 5 (0.77%) Network Security
3 4 (0.62%) Firewall
4 3 (0.46%) Intranet
5 2 (0.31%) HTTP
6 1 (0.15%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.15%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 113 (17.38%) SQL Server
2 27 (4.15%) PostgreSQL
3 20 (3.08%) Data Warehouse
4 19 (2.92%) Oracle Database
5 16 (2.46%) NoSQL
5 16 (2.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 14 (2.15%) MySQL
6 14 (2.15%) MongoDB
7 12 (1.85%) BusinessObjects
8 11 (1.69%) SQL Server 2008
9 9 (1.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 8 (1.23%) Data Mining
10 8 (1.23%) Relational Database
10 8 (1.23%) Big Data
11 7 (1.08%) SQL Server 2012
11 7 (1.08%) Hadoop
11 7 (1.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 4 (0.62%) MS Access
13 3 (0.46%) OLAP
13 3 (0.46%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 63 (9.69%) Git (software)
2 49 (7.54%) Team Foundation Server
3 48 (7.38%) Subversion
4 43 (6.62%) JIRA
5 36 (5.54%) Visual Studio
6 34 (5.23%) Selenium
7 12 (1.85%) JUnit
8 10 (1.54%) Eclipse
9 7 (1.08%) Jenkins
10 6 (0.92%) MorphX
11 5 (0.77%) ClearCase
11 5 (0.77%) IntelliJ
11 5 (0.77%) Grunt
11 5 (0.77%) Axure RP
12 4 (0.62%) Cucumber
12 4 (0.62%) CA Gen
12 4 (0.62%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 4 (0.62%) NUnit
12 4 (0.62%) Talend Open Studio
13 3 (0.46%) gulp
General
1 94 (14.46%) Finance
2 26 (4.00%) Manufacturing
3 24 (3.69%) Retail
4 15 (2.31%) Games
5 12 (1.85%) Automotive
6 10 (1.54%) Marketing
7 9 (1.38%) Publishing
7 9 (1.38%) Banking
8 5 (0.77%) Legal
8 5 (0.77%) Multimedia
9 3 (0.46%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.31%) Back Office
11 1 (0.15%) Electronics
11 1 (0.15%) Advertising
11 1 (0.15%) Local Government
11 1 (0.15%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.15%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.15%) Czech Language
11 1 (0.15%) Dutch Language
11 1 (0.15%) French Language
Job Titles
1 271 (41.69%) Developer
2 97 (14.92%) Analyst
3 81 (12.46%) Project Manager
3 81 (12.46%) .NET Developer
4 61 (9.38%) Architect
5 53 (8.15%) Business Analyst
6 38 (5.85%) Test Analyst
7 30 (4.62%) Designer
8 28 (4.31%) C# Developer
9 27 (4.15%) Python Developer
10 26 (4.00%) Java Developer
11 24 (3.69%) Senior Developer
12 21 (3.23%) Solutions Architect
12 21 (3.23%) C# .NET Developer
13 16 (2.46%) Consultant
14 14 (2.15%) Tester
15 13 (2.00%) C++ Developer
15 13 (2.00%) Agile Project Manager
16 12 (1.85%) ASP.NET Developer
16 12 (1.85%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 140 (21.54%) .NET
2 109 (16.77%) HTML
3 90 (13.85%) CSS
4 86 (13.23%) XML
5 59 (9.08%) HTML5
6 57 (8.77%) ASP.NET
7 52 (8.00%) jQuery
8 46 (7.08%) Web Services
9 34 (5.23%) RESTful
10 33 (5.08%) J2EE
11 32 (4.92%) ASP.NET MVC
12 31 (4.77%) JSON
13 26 (4.00%) WCF
13 26 (4.00%) Spring
13 26 (4.00%) AngularJS
14 24 (3.69%) .NET Framework
15 22 (3.38%) Django
15 22 (3.38%) Flask
16 21 (3.23%) Hibernate
17 19 (2.92%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 32 (4.92%) User Experience
2 21 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (2.77%) Mobile App
4 13 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
5 12 (1.85%) Management Information System
6 10 (1.54%) Social Media
7 9 (1.38%) iPhone
8 8 (1.23%) iPad
9 6 (0.92%) EPoS
10 5 (0.77%) Animation
11 4 (0.62%) Graphic Design
11 4 (0.62%) Computer Science
11 4 (0.62%) Data Centre
12 3 (0.46%) Internet of Things
12 3 (0.46%) Inversion of Control
13 2 (0.31%) Algorithms
13 2 (0.31%) Psychology
13 2 (0.31%) NHS
13 2 (0.31%) W3C
13 2 (0.31%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 43 (6.62%) Linux
2 31 (4.77%) UNIX
3 24 (3.69%) Windows
4 19 (2.92%) Debian
4 19 (2.92%) Ubuntu
5 11 (1.69%) Apple iOS
6 7 (1.08%) AIX
6 7 (1.08%) Solaris
7 6 (0.92%) Android
7 6 (0.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (0.77%) Windows Phone
9 2 (0.31%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.15%) Tizen
10 1 (0.15%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.15%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.15%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 165 (25.38%) Scrum
2 121 (18.62%) TDD
3 100 (15.38%) MVC
3 100 (15.38%) Waterfall
4 83 (12.77%) Project Management
5 62 (9.54%) PRINCE2
6 61 (9.38%) BDD
7 57 (8.77%) Stakeholder Management
8 48 (7.38%) User Acceptance Testing
9 44 (6.77%) Continuous Integration
9 44 (6.77%) Mentoring
10 42 (6.46%) OO
11 41 (6.31%) Test Scripting
12 38 (5.85%) Business Intelligence
13 36 (5.54%) Migration
14 35 (5.38%) Service Management
15 34 (5.23%) Unit Testing
15 34 (5.23%) V-Model
16 33 (5.08%) SOA
16 33 (5.08%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 119 (18.31%) SQL
2 101 (15.54%) JavaScript
3 90 (13.85%) C#
4 83 (12.77%) Java
5 31 (4.77%) Python
6 17 (2.62%) C++
6 17 (2.62%) Shell Script
7 16 (2.46%) PHP
7 16 (2.46%) VB.NET
8 14 (2.15%) T-SQL
9 9 (1.38%) Objective-C
9 9 (1.38%) Scala
10 8 (1.23%) Ruby
11 7 (1.08%) PL/SQL
12 6 (0.92%) C
12 6 (0.92%) X++
13 5 (0.77%) PowerShell
14 4 (0.62%) Perl
15 3 (0.46%) VBA
15 3 (0.46%) VC++
Qualifications
1 44 (6.77%) ISEB
2 34 (5.23%) ISTQB
3 27 (4.15%) Security Cleared
4 16 (2.46%) Degree
5 13 (2.00%) SC Cleared
6 11 (1.69%) PMP
6 11 (1.69%) PMI Certification
7 9 (1.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 8 (1.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 6 (0.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 4 (0.62%) BC Cleared
10 4 (0.62%) ISEB Practitioner
11 3 (0.46%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (0.46%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 2 (0.31%) Microsoft Certification
12 2 (0.31%) CISSP
12 2 (0.31%) CISM
13 1 (0.15%) CISA
13 1 (0.15%) DV Cleared
13 1 (0.15%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (2.15%) QA
2 8 (1.23%) ISO 9001
2 8 (1.23%) TickIT
3 4 (0.62%) SLA
4 3 (0.46%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.46%) WCAG
5 2 (0.31%) COBIT
5 2 (0.31%) P3O
6 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (1.23%) Docker
2 7 (1.08%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.15%) Firmware
3 1 (0.15%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.15%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 22 (3.38%) HP Quality Center
2 13 (2.00%) Puppet
2 13 (2.00%) Vagrant
3 6 (0.92%) SCOM
4 3 (0.46%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.15%) TeamSite
5 1 (0.15%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 74 (11.38%) Microsoft
2 42 (6.46%) Oracle
3 21 (3.23%) Adobe
4 18 (2.77%) SAP
5 17 (2.62%) webMethods
6 15 (2.31%) IBM
7 14 (2.15%) Informatica
8 10 (1.54%) Pega
9 7 (1.08%) BEA
10 6 (0.92%) Red Hat
11 5 (0.77%) Lotus
11 5 (0.77%) Google
12 4 (0.62%) Tableau
12 4 (0.62%) HP
12 4 (0.62%) Talend
12 4 (0.62%) WSO2
13 3 (0.46%) SaltStack
13 3 (0.46%) Nintex
13 3 (0.46%) JD Edwards
13 3 (0.46%) hybris
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 - £415 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Blue Fire Professional Services
Rate: Rate dependant on experience
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Big Red Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £390 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands
TEKsystems
Posted: 4 days ago
Staffordshire
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands
Bluefire Professional Services
Rate: Rate dependant on experience
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands
TEKsystems
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Technical Team Solutions
Rate: From £280 to £330 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Rullion IT Plus
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
West Midlands
Austin Fraser
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Rate: Market related
Posted: 6 days ago
Warwickshire
Quantica Technology - London
Posted: 10 days ago
Warwickshire
Sanderson
Rate: £150 - £175 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Stoke on Trent
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £375 per day + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Coventry
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £450.00 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Wolverhampton
Amoria Bond - UK
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
West Midlands
Amoria Bond - UK
Rate: £0.000 per hour
Posted: 18 days ago
West Midlands
Amoria Bond - UK
Rate: £0.000 per hour
Posted: 18 days ago
Birmingham
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £440 per month
Posted: 18 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 20 days ago