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 17 September 2014 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 9 17 18
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +1
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 237 172 162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 9.38% 8.16% 6.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.47% 11.92% 10.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 109 89
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£350 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £464 £425 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £357 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.04% +2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £41.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-14.63% +10.81%
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
1759 1443 1613
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 69.61% 68.45% 69.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 910 766 828
Average daily rate £375 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £468 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 116 58 90
Average hourly rate £29.75 £30.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.83% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.00 £9.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £37.80 £41.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -

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 17 September 2014.

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 17 September 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +4 77 £375 +4.16% 29
Warwickshire +1 42 £300 -11.11% 18
Coventry +12 33 £425 +6.25% 13
Shropshire +8 18 £350 - 6
Staffordshire -4 7 £300 -4.00% 13
Solihull +5 5 £330 -12.00% 7
Wolverhampton -3 4 £325 -17.92% 2
Walsall -1 2 £363 -6.45% 3
Worcestershire -15 2 £369 +17.06% 6
West Bromwich - - - -
Herefordshire - - - - 2
Sutton Coldfield - - - -
Agile Software Development
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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.

1 110 (24.55%) .NET
2 101 (22.54%) Scrum
3 97 (21.65%) JavaScript
4 96 (21.43%) Microsoft
5 89 (19.87%) C#
6 79 (17.63%) Waterfall
7 72 (16.07%) HTML
8 68 (15.18%) Finance
9 65 (14.51%) SQL
9 65 (14.51%) E-Commerce
10 63 (14.06%) Web Services
11 62 (13.84%) Project Management
12 61 (13.62%) ASP.NET
12 61 (13.62%) CSS
13 60 (13.39%) SQL Server
14 48 (10.71%) Visual Studio
15 47 (10.49%) Java
15 47 (10.49%) MVC
16 46 (10.27%) MS Excel
17 43 (9.60%) Oracle
18 42 (9.38%) SharePoint
18 42 (9.38%) jQuery
19 41 (9.15%) PRINCE2
20 40 (8.93%) Retail
21 37 (8.26%) TDD
21 37 (8.26%) Windows
21 37 (8.26%) UML
21 37 (8.26%) CRM
21 37 (8.26%) User Experience
22 36 (8.04%) Business Analysis

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

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 42 (9.38%) SharePoint
2 28 (6.25%) CMS
3 15 (3.35%) Alfresco
4 14 (3.13%) Drupal
5 12 (2.68%) IIS
6 10 (2.23%) SAS
7 8 (1.79%) BizTalk Server
8 7 (1.56%) SharePoint 2013
9 6 (1.34%) WebLogic
9 6 (1.34%) Apache
9 6 (1.34%) WordPress
9 6 (1.34%) Sitecore CMS
10 5 (1.12%) WebSphere
10 5 (1.12%) Confluence
10 5 (1.12%) Node.js
11 4 (0.89%) Oracle Service Bus
11 4 (0.89%) OpenEdge
11 4 (0.89%) CICS
11 4 (0.89%) TPMS
12 3 (0.67%) Joomla!
Applications
1 46 (10.27%) MS Excel
2 24 (5.36%) MS Office
3 15 (3.35%) MS Project
4 12 (2.68%) MS Visio
5 9 (2.01%) PowerPivot
6 4 (0.89%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 35 (7.81%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.12%) TRIRIGA
3 4 (0.89%) Oracle BPM
3 4 (0.89%) Google Analytics
4 2 (0.45%) Maximo
5 1 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.22%) Magento
5 1 (0.22%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (1.79%) GitHub
3 7 (1.56%) SaaS
4 3 (0.67%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.22%) Office 365
5 1 (0.22%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.46%) Internet
2 10 (2.23%) Intranet
3 4 (0.89%) TCP/IP
3 4 (0.89%) ATM
3 4 (0.89%) LAN
3 4 (0.89%) VoIP
3 4 (0.89%) WAN
4 2 (0.45%) Unified Communications
4 2 (0.45%) LDAP
5 1 (0.22%) LTE
5 1 (0.22%) CTI
5 1 (0.22%) HTTP
5 1 (0.22%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (13.39%) SQL Server
2 33 (7.37%) Data Warehouse
3 19 (4.24%) Relational Database
4 18 (4.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 17 (3.79%) MySQL
6 13 (2.90%) Oracle Database
7 9 (2.01%) Oracle Database 11g
8 7 (1.56%) Data Mart
8 7 (1.56%) PerformancePoint
8 7 (1.56%) Hadoop
9 6 (1.34%) Big Data
9 6 (1.34%) RDBMS
10 5 (1.12%) SQL Server 2008
11 4 (0.89%) DB2
11 4 (0.89%) Informix
11 4 (0.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 3 (0.67%) BusinessObjects XI
12 3 (0.67%) SAP BW
12 3 (0.67%) SAP BI
12 3 (0.67%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 48 (10.71%) Visual Studio
2 24 (5.36%) JIRA
3 21 (4.69%) Team Foundation Server
4 18 (4.02%) Subversion
5 16 (3.57%) Git (software)
6 15 (3.35%) Selenium
7 8 (1.79%) Oracle Forms
7 8 (1.79%) Ant
8 7 (1.56%) Visual Studio Team System
8 7 (1.56%) Eclipse
9 6 (1.34%) Jenkins
9 6 (1.34%) MSBuild
9 6 (1.34%) Toad
9 6 (1.34%) WebDriver
10 5 (1.12%) Maven
11 4 (0.89%) JMeter
11 4 (0.89%) WebSpeed
11 4 (0.89%) NUnit
12 3 (0.67%) Cucumber
12 3 (0.67%) SoapUI
General
1 68 (15.18%) Finance
2 40 (8.93%) Retail
3 9 (2.01%) Automotive
4 8 (1.79%) Telecoms
4 8 (1.79%) Banking
5 6 (1.34%) Games
5 6 (1.34%) Marketing
6 5 (1.12%) Investment Banking
6 5 (1.12%) Manufacturing
7 3 (0.67%) Local Government
7 3 (0.67%) Legal
8 2 (0.45%) Front Office
8 2 (0.45%) Advertising
9 1 (0.22%) Publishing
9 1 (0.22%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 167 (37.28%) Developer
2 98 (21.88%) Analyst
3 69 (15.40%) Business Analyst
4 44 (9.82%) Architect
5 43 (9.60%) Project Manager
6 42 (9.38%) .NET Developer
7 22 (4.91%) CRM Developer
8 19 (4.24%) Agile Business Analyst
8 19 (4.24%) Dynamics CRM Developer
9 17 (3.79%) Agile Project Manager
10 15 (3.35%) Mobile Developer
10 15 (3.35%) Web Developer
11 14 (3.13%) Consultant
12 13 (2.90%) Technical Architect
12 13 (2.90%) C# Developer
13 12 (2.68%) Java Developer
13 12 (2.68%) Oracle Developer
13 12 (2.68%) ASP.NET Developer
13 12 (2.68%) Microsoft Developer
14 10 (2.23%) UI Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 110 (24.55%) .NET
2 72 (16.07%) HTML
3 63 (14.06%) Web Services
4 61 (13.62%) ASP.NET
4 61 (13.62%) CSS
5 42 (9.38%) jQuery
6 33 (7.37%) WCF
6 33 (7.37%) HTML5
7 30 (6.70%) XML
8 23 (5.13%) .NET Framework
9 22 (4.91%) Ajax
10 20 (4.46%) CSS3
11 19 (4.24%) ASP.NET MVC
12 16 (3.57%) WPF
13 15 (3.35%) AngularJS
14 13 (2.90%) Silverlight
15 12 (2.68%) SOAP
15 12 (2.68%) Spring
15 12 (2.68%) JSON
16 10 (2.23%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 37 (8.26%) User Experience
2 28 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (4.91%) Mobile App
4 20 (4.46%) Open Source
5 13 (2.90%) Social Media
6 10 (2.23%) iPad
7 8 (1.79%) Management Information System
7 8 (1.79%) Pocket PC
8 7 (1.56%) N-Tier
9 6 (1.34%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (1.12%) Client/Server
11 3 (0.67%) Learning Management System
11 3 (0.67%) Reference Data
11 3 (0.67%) E-Learning
11 3 (0.67%) SCORM
11 3 (0.67%) Blackberry
11 3 (0.67%) WURFL
12 2 (0.45%) Digital Media
12 2 (0.45%) Enterprise Storage
12 2 (0.45%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 37 (8.26%) Windows
2 30 (6.70%) Linux
3 19 (4.24%) UNIX
4 15 (3.35%) Android
5 13 (2.90%) Windows Mobile
5 13 (2.90%) Windows 8
6 12 (2.68%) Apple iOS
7 10 (2.23%) Windows CE
8 8 (1.79%) Windows Phone 8
8 8 (1.79%) Windows Phone
9 5 (1.12%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (0.89%) Windows Vista
11 3 (0.67%) Windows 7
11 3 (0.67%) Windows XP
11 3 (0.67%) BlackBerry OS
12 1 (0.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.22%) VME
12 1 (0.22%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (22.54%) Scrum
2 79 (17.63%) Waterfall
3 65 (14.51%) E-Commerce
4 62 (13.84%) Project Management
5 47 (10.49%) MVC
6 41 (9.15%) PRINCE2
7 37 (8.26%) TDD
7 37 (8.26%) UML
7 37 (8.26%) CRM
8 36 (8.04%) Business Analysis
9 34 (7.59%) Business Intelligence
10 33 (7.37%) Stakeholder Management
10 33 (7.37%) Workflow
11 27 (6.03%) SOA
12 26 (5.80%) Unit Testing
13 25 (5.58%) Use Case
14 21 (4.69%) Continuous Integration
15 19 (4.24%) User Acceptance Testing
15 19 (4.24%) Web Development
16 18 (4.02%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 97 (21.65%) JavaScript
2 89 (19.87%) C#
3 65 (14.51%) SQL
4 47 (10.49%) Java
5 21 (4.69%) PHP
6 13 (2.90%) T-SQL
6 13 (2.90%) Python
7 12 (2.68%) PL/SQL
8 11 (2.46%) Ruby
9 10 (2.23%) Perl
9 10 (2.23%) C++
10 9 (2.01%) Scala
10 9 (2.01%) VB.NET
11 8 (1.79%) Embedded C++
12 6 (1.34%) Shell Script
13 5 (1.12%) VBA
13 5 (1.12%) XAML
14 4 (0.89%) COBOL
15 3 (0.67%) Progress 4GL
16 2 (0.45%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 22 (4.91%) Degree
2 14 (3.13%) ISTQB
3 13 (2.90%) Security Cleared
4 11 (2.46%) ISEB
5 8 (1.79%) SC Cleared
6 6 (1.34%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 3 (0.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (0.45%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 2 (0.45%) APMG
8 2 (0.45%) MBA
8 2 (0.45%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.45%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.45%) ISSAP
9 1 (0.22%) MCTS
9 1 (0.22%) MCITP
9 1 (0.22%) Six Sigma Black Belt
9 1 (0.22%) CITP
9 1 (0.22%) Chartered Engineer
9 1 (0.22%) MCP
9 1 (0.22%) MCAD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (8.04%) QA
2 2 (0.45%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (1.12%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (2.68%) Puppet
1 12 (2.68%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (1.34%) Nagios
3 3 (0.67%) Tivoli
3 3 (0.67%) Ansible
4 2 (0.45%) Salt
4 2 (0.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (0.45%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.22%) CFEngine
5 1 (0.22%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 96 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 43 (9.60%) Oracle
3 26 (5.80%) ATG
4 14 (3.13%) Business Objects
5 11 (2.46%) SAP
6 8 (1.79%) VMware
7 7 (1.56%) Sitecore
7 7 (1.56%) IBM
8 6 (1.34%) Sencha
8 6 (1.34%) Cognos
9 5 (1.12%) Sybase
10 4 (0.89%) hybris
10 4 (0.89%) Progress
10 4 (0.89%) Red Hat
10 4 (0.89%) Informatica
10 4 (0.89%) HP
10 4 (0.89%) ICL
10 4 (0.89%) Google
11 3 (0.67%) AccuRev
11 3 (0.67%) Perforce
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