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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Agile Software Development over the 3 months to 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Agile Software Development
Rank 1 4 11
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +7
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 717 393 242
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 22.03% 15.76% 9.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 27.11% 20.16% 12.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 444 239 118
Median daily rate £401 £388 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.35% +10.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £557 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £31.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.80 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+7.00% +6.66%
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
2645 1949 1933
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 81.26% 78.15% 74.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1577 1138 1008
Median daily rate £400 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 100 114
Median hourly rate £20.50 £31.44 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.79% +4.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.36 £12.35 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.30 £40.00 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +29.38%

Agile Software Development
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing Agile Software Development as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 September 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Software Development within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 26 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Coventry 0 202 £400 +12.28% 27
Birmingham +4 164 £425 +7.93% 49
Shropshire 0 151 £450 - 14
Staffordshire +20 37 £325 -4.76% 19
Warwickshire +1 37 £388 +10.71% 15
Worcestershire +8 11 £388 +55.00% 5
Solihull 0 8 £475 +45.59% 5
Herefordshire - 8 £363 - 2
Wolverhampton +3 5 £400 +122.22%
West Bromwich -1 3 £240 -26.43% 1
Sutton Coldfield - 1 £550 -
Agile Software Development
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Agile Software Development also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 369 (27.41%) Scrum
2 294 (21.84%) Java
3 234 (17.38%) HTML
4 224 (16.64%) SQL
5 218 (16.20%) Microsoft
6 217 (16.12%) .NET
7 205 (15.23%) CSS
8 195 (14.49%) JavaScript
9 183 (13.60%) C#
10 171 (12.70%) Waterfall
11 152 (11.29%) Linux
12 148 (11.00%) Finance
12 148 (11.00%) User Experience
13 143 (10.62%) DevOps
13 143 (10.62%) JIRA
14 142 (10.55%) Continuous Integration
14 142 (10.55%) Git (software)
15 139 (10.33%) TDD
16 128 (9.51%) MVC
16 128 (9.51%) Software Engineering
16 128 (9.51%) Puppet
17 124 (9.21%) Project Management
18 118 (8.77%) Open Source
19 113 (8.40%) CRM
20 112 (8.32%) Microsoft Azure
21 110 (8.17%) MS Excel
22 109 (8.10%) Oracle
22 109 (8.10%) Spring
23 108 (8.02%) Web Services
24 107 (7.95%) SQL Server

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 84 (6.24%) Confluence
2 47 (3.49%) SharePoint
3 45 (3.34%) WebLogic
4 43 (3.19%) CMS
5 42 (3.12%) JBoss
6 38 (2.82%) Apache
7 20 (1.49%) Documentum
8 19 (1.41%) Mule
9 18 (1.34%) Apache ServiceMix
10 17 (1.26%) OpenStack
11 16 (1.19%) Tomcat
12 13 (0.97%) BizTalk Server
12 13 (0.97%) SAS
12 13 (0.97%) Sitefinity
13 12 (0.89%) WebLogic Portal
14 11 (0.82%) IIS
15 10 (0.74%) Elasticsearch
15 10 (0.74%) Oracle Workflow
15 10 (0.74%) WebSphere
16 9 (0.67%) Captiva
Applications
1 110 (8.17%) MS Excel
2 30 (2.23%) MS Office
3 27 (2.01%) MS Visio
4 26 (1.93%) MS PowerPoint
5 23 (1.71%) MS Project
6 14 (1.04%) Photoshop
7 5 (0.37%) Open Workbench
8 4 (0.30%) OmniGraffle
9 2 (0.15%) Simulink
9 2 (0.15%) SPSS
10 1 (0.074%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 1 (0.074%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.074%) Fireworks
10 1 (0.074%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 80 (5.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 20 (1.49%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.22%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 3 (0.22%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (0.22%) Primavera
4 2 (0.15%) Oracle 11i
4 2 (0.15%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.15%) Oracle Assets
4 2 (0.15%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.15%) Oracle ERP
4 2 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.074%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (0.074%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.074%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.074%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.074%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.074%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 112 (8.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 49 (3.64%) Amazon AWS
3 30 (2.23%) IaaS
4 23 (1.71%) Cloud Computing
5 20 (1.49%) SaaS
6 16 (1.19%) PaaS
7 13 (0.97%) GitHub
8 12 (0.89%) Google Cloud Platform
9 11 (0.82%) Office 365
10 10 (0.74%) Amazon EC2
10 10 (0.74%) Google App Engine
11 9 (0.67%) Google Analytics
12 5 (0.37%) Azure Active Directory
13 4 (0.30%) Heroku
13 4 (0.30%) SuccessFactors
14 3 (0.22%) Google Play
15 1 (0.074%) Google Drive
15 1 (0.074%) iTunes
15 1 (0.074%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 47 (3.49%) HTTP
2 18 (1.34%) Network Security
3 14 (1.04%) DNS
4 12 (0.89%) SSL
5 11 (0.82%) Internet
6 9 (0.67%) TCP/IP
7 8 (0.59%) Ethernet
7 8 (0.59%) IPv4
7 8 (0.59%) SNMP
8 6 (0.45%) Firewall
9 5 (0.37%) WAN
10 4 (0.30%) LDAP
11 3 (0.22%) GoToMeeting
11 3 (0.22%) Intranet
11 3 (0.22%) LAN
12 2 (0.15%) ICMP
12 2 (0.15%) Skype
12 2 (0.15%) SSH
12 2 (0.15%) VPN
12 2 (0.15%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 107 (7.95%) SQL Server
2 101 (7.50%) MongoDB
3 41 (3.05%) Data Warehouse
4 36 (2.67%) Relational Database
5 25 (1.86%) MySQL
5 25 (1.86%) Oracle Database
6 24 (1.78%) Big Data
7 23 (1.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 19 (1.41%) SQL Server 2012
8 19 (1.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 15 (1.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 14 (1.04%) Hadoop
10 14 (1.04%) NoSQL
11 13 (0.97%) SQL Server 2014
12 12 (0.89%) Oracle Reports
13 11 (0.82%) Oracle OWB
14 10 (0.74%) Power BI
15 9 (0.67%) Apache Hive
15 9 (0.67%) BusinessObjects
16 8 (0.59%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 143 (10.62%) JIRA
2 142 (10.55%) Git (software)
3 91 (6.76%) Visual Studio
4 86 (6.39%) Selenium
5 73 (5.42%) Jenkins
6 55 (4.09%) Team Foundation Server
7 54 (4.01%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 49 (3.64%) Maven
9 41 (3.05%) Subversion
10 33 (2.45%) WebDriver
11 32 (2.38%) ClearQuest
12 31 (2.30%) JUnit
13 28 (2.08%) Cucumber
13 28 (2.08%) SoapUI
13 28 (2.08%) Visual Studio Team System
14 25 (1.86%) Sonatype Nexus
15 23 (1.71%) ClearCase
16 20 (1.49%) JIRA Agile
17 19 (1.41%) IntelliJ
17 19 (1.41%) PVCS
General
1 148 (11.00%) Finance
2 56 (4.16%) Retail
3 29 (2.15%) Manufacturing
4 28 (2.08%) Legal
4 28 (2.08%) Publishing
5 24 (1.78%) Marketing
6 23 (1.71%) Banking
7 20 (1.49%) Automotive
8 12 (0.89%) Telecoms
9 7 (0.52%) Local Government
10 6 (0.45%) Advertising
11 5 (0.37%) Games
12 4 (0.30%) Electronics
13 3 (0.22%) Back Office
13 3 (0.22%) Retail Banking
14 2 (0.15%) Aerospace
14 2 (0.15%) Billing
14 2 (0.15%) Corporate Banking
15 1 (0.074%) General Ledger
15 1 (0.074%) Military
Job Titles
1 446 (33.14%) Developer
2 201 (14.93%) Analyst
3 154 (11.44%) Architect
4 135 (10.03%) Business Analyst
5 106 (7.88%) .NET Developer
6 97 (7.21%) Project Manager
7 90 (6.69%) Java Developer
8 74 (5.50%) Designer
9 58 (4.31%) DevOps Engineer
10 55 (4.09%) Scrum Master
11 51 (3.79%) Software Engineer
12 49 (3.64%) C# Developer
13 45 (3.34%) Java Architect
13 45 (3.34%) Test Analyst
14 44 (3.27%) C# .NET Developer
15 43 (3.19%) User Researcher
16 42 (3.12%) Lead Developer
17 41 (3.05%) Software Architect
18 40 (2.97%) Agile Business Analyst
18 40 (2.97%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 234 (17.38%) HTML
2 217 (16.12%) .NET
3 205 (15.23%) CSS
4 109 (8.10%) Spring
5 108 (8.02%) Web Services
6 100 (7.43%) XML
7 95 (7.06%) ASP.NET
8 91 (6.76%) JSON
9 90 (6.69%) HTML5
10 77 (5.72%) J2EE
10 77 (5.72%) REST
11 70 (5.20%) .NET Framework
11 70 (5.20%) RESTful
12 65 (4.83%) jQuery
13 64 (4.75%) Play Framework
14 63 (4.68%) AngularJS
15 62 (4.61%) ASP.NET MVC
16 57 (4.23%) SOAP
17 52 (3.86%) WCF
18 49 (3.64%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 148 (11.00%) User Experience
2 89 (6.61%) Analytical Skills
3 45 (3.34%) Psychology
4 30 (2.23%) Computer Science
4 30 (2.23%) Mobile App
5 24 (1.78%) Management Information System
6 20 (1.49%) Social Media
7 14 (1.04%) Visualisation
8 13 (0.97%) Enterprise Software
9 12 (0.89%) Data Centre
9 12 (0.89%) Data Conversion
10 11 (0.82%) Embedded Systems
11 10 (0.74%) Digital Media
11 10 (0.74%) Private Cloud
11 10 (0.74%) Public Cloud
12 8 (0.59%) e-Learning
13 6 (0.45%) Minimum Viable Product
14 4 (0.30%) Data Structures
14 4 (0.30%) iPad
14 4 (0.30%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 152 (11.29%) Linux
2 94 (6.98%) Unix
3 77 (5.72%) Windows
4 23 (1.71%) Windows Server
5 19 (1.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 16 (1.19%) Apple iOS
7 11 (0.82%) AIX
7 11 (0.82%) Android
8 10 (0.74%) Solaris
9 6 (0.45%) Ubuntu
10 5 (0.37%) Fedora
10 5 (0.37%) SUSE
10 5 (0.37%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (0.30%) VMS
12 3 (0.22%) CentOS
12 3 (0.22%) Windows Server 2008
13 2 (0.15%) Debian
13 2 (0.15%) Windows Server 2003
14 1 (0.074%) Embedded Linux
14 1 (0.074%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 369 (27.41%) Scrum
2 171 (12.70%) Waterfall
3 143 (10.62%) DevOps
4 142 (10.55%) Continuous Integration
5 139 (10.33%) TDD
6 128 (9.51%) MVC
6 128 (9.51%) Software Engineering
7 124 (9.21%) Project Management
8 118 (8.77%) Open Source
9 113 (8.40%) CRM
10 103 (7.65%) User Stories
11 92 (6.84%) Configuration Management
12 84 (6.24%) Service Design
13 81 (6.02%) Web Development
14 79 (5.87%) Microservices
15 75 (5.57%) Data Modelling
16 73 (5.42%) Migration
16 73 (5.42%) Stakeholder Management
17 72 (5.35%) Business Analysis
18 69 (5.13%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 294 (21.84%) Java
2 224 (16.64%) SQL
3 195 (14.49%) JavaScript
4 183 (13.60%) C#
5 88 (6.54%) Scala
6 33 (2.45%) Shell Script
7 32 (2.38%) Python
8 30 (2.23%) C
9 29 (2.15%) T-SQL
10 28 (2.08%) Ruby
11 26 (1.93%) PL/SQL
12 18 (1.34%) PHP
12 18 (1.34%) PowerShell
13 17 (1.26%) R
14 13 (0.97%) C++
15 11 (0.82%) Groovy
16 9 (0.67%) Perl
16 9 (0.67%) XAML
17 8 (0.59%) Objective-C
18 7 (0.52%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 95 (7.06%) Degree
2 76 (5.65%) Security Cleared
3 61 (4.53%) ISEB
4 57 (4.23%) SC Cleared
5 30 (2.23%) ISTQB
6 15 (1.11%) BPSS Clearance
7 14 (1.04%) PMP
8 10 (0.74%) Sun Certification
9 7 (0.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 7 (0.52%) PMI Certification
10 5 (0.37%) CISSP
11 4 (0.30%) APMP
11 4 (0.30%) CTC Cleared
11 4 (0.30%) DV Cleared
11 4 (0.30%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (0.30%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (0.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 3 (0.22%) CLAS
13 2 (0.15%) CITP
13 2 (0.15%) IISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (4.61%) QA
2 18 (1.34%) Data Quality
3 14 (1.04%) Disclosure Scotland
4 9 (0.67%) WCAG
5 8 (0.59%) ISO 9001
6 7 (0.52%) WAI
7 6 (0.45%) TickIT
8 5 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 4 (0.30%) SLA
10 2 (0.15%) GCP
10 2 (0.15%) ISAE 3402
10 2 (0.15%) ISO27005
10 2 (0.15%) PCI DSS
10 2 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 1 (0.074%) IEC 61508
11 1 (0.074%) JSP 440
11 1 (0.074%) PMBOK
11 1 (0.074%) SDET
System Software
1 78 (5.79%) Docker
2 29 (2.15%) Active Directory
3 15 (1.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (0.82%) Virtual Machines
5 9 (0.67%) HDFS
6 8 (0.59%) iptables
6 8 (0.59%) OpenSSH
7 7 (0.52%) Apache Flume
8 4 (0.30%) Virtual Desktop
9 2 (0.15%) vCloud
10 1 (0.074%) Postfix
10 1 (0.074%) Squid
10 1 (0.074%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 128 (9.51%) Puppet
2 31 (2.30%) Opscode Chef
3 26 (1.93%) Graphite
4 21 (1.56%) Terraform
5 14 (1.04%) Grafana
6 11 (0.82%) Consul
7 10 (0.74%) Ansible
7 10 (0.74%) SCOM
8 9 (0.67%) Packer
9 8 (0.59%) Kibana
10 7 (0.52%) HP Quality Center
10 7 (0.52%) logstash
11 5 (0.37%) Kubernetes
11 5 (0.37%) Uchiwa
11 5 (0.37%) WSUS
12 4 (0.30%) CA Spectrum
13 3 (0.22%) ZABBIX
14 2 (0.15%) Mesos
14 2 (0.15%) NetBackup
14 2 (0.15%) Rancher
Vendors
1 218 (16.20%) Microsoft
2 109 (8.10%) Oracle
3 64 (4.75%) Pega
4 41 (3.05%) WSO2
5 36 (2.67%) Google
6 32 (2.38%) VMware
7 26 (1.93%) MuleSoft
7 26 (1.93%) webMethods
8 21 (1.56%) Atlassian
9 20 (1.49%) Red Hat
10 17 (1.26%) Informatica
11 14 (1.04%) IBM
12 13 (0.97%) Adobe
12 13 (0.97%) EMC
13 11 (0.82%) BMC
13 11 (0.82%) SAP
14 9 (0.67%) Xamarin
15 7 (0.52%) Cisco
15 7 (0.52%) SaltStack
16 5 (0.37%) Canon
Telford, Shropshire
Oscar
Rate: £400 - £401 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Posted: 8 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Rate: £380 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
ISL
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
IntaPeople
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Mercator IT Solutions
Posted: 5 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Oscar
Rate: £375 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
FDM Group
Rate: negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
West Midlands
Austin Fraser
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 4 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £600.00 - £660.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Warwickshire
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £600.00 - £660.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Posted: 5 days ago
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International
Posted: 4 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £365 - £425 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Warwickshire
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 5 days ago
Warwickshire
Spring Technology
Rate: £350.00 - £465.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
University of Birmingham
Rate: £38,896 to £52,219 a year
Posted: 13 days ago
Coventry
People Source Consulting
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: 24 days ago