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 30 August 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Agile Software Development
Rank 1 4 7
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +3
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 691 372 261
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 21.00% 15.13% 10.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 26.02% 19.79% 13.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 424 238 138
Median daily rate £413 £388 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% +4.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £269 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 1
Median hourly rate - £30.00 £6.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +400.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £41.25
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.03%
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
2656 1880 1930
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 80.73% 76.48% 76.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1574 1121 1010
Median daily rate £400 £395 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £274 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 87 132
Median hourly rate £22.00 £30.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.35 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £32.54 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-7.80% +26.36%

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 30 August 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 30 August 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 0 181 £400 +10.34% 16
Birmingham +3 168 £400 +6.66% 35
Shropshire 0 152 £450 - 3
Warwickshire -2 40 £373 +6.42% 17
Staffordshire +18 26 £315 -16.00% 7
Worcestershire +6 10 £375 +7.14% 6
Solihull -1 9 £488 +5.40% 11
Herefordshire - 8 £363 - 9
Wolverhampton 0 4 £388 +115.27% 1
West Bromwich -1 1 - -
Kingswinford - 1 £298 -
Walsall - 1 £350 - 3
Agile Software Development
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 August 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.

1 323 (25.27%) Scrum
2 294 (23.00%) Java
3 231 (18.08%) SQL
4 209 (16.35%) HTML
5 197 (15.41%) Microsoft
6 194 (15.18%) .NET
7 182 (14.24%) CSS
8 174 (13.62%) Waterfall
9 172 (13.46%) JavaScript
10 165 (12.91%) C#
11 150 (11.74%) Linux
11 150 (11.74%) Git (software)
12 138 (10.80%) DevOps
13 137 (10.72%) JIRA
14 132 (10.33%) TDD
15 131 (10.25%) Puppet
16 130 (10.17%) Software Engineering
17 128 (10.02%) Finance
17 128 (10.02%) Continuous Integration
18 121 (9.47%) Oracle
18 121 (9.47%) Open Source
19 120 (9.39%) User Experience
20 117 (9.15%) Project Management
21 111 (8.69%) SQL Server
22 110 (8.61%) Spring
23 108 (8.45%) MongoDB
24 107 (8.37%) Unix
25 105 (8.22%) MVC
26 103 (8.06%) MS Excel
27 94 (7.36%) XML

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 87 (6.81%) Confluence
2 48 (3.76%) WebLogic
3 44 (3.44%) JBoss
4 41 (3.21%) CMS
5 36 (2.82%) SharePoint
6 33 (2.58%) Apache
7 23 (1.80%) Documentum
8 19 (1.49%) Mule
9 18 (1.41%) Apache ServiceMix
10 16 (1.25%) OpenStack
11 14 (1.10%) SAS
12 12 (0.94%) Captiva
12 12 (0.94%) Sitefinity
12 12 (0.94%) WebLogic Portal
13 11 (0.86%) Elasticsearch
13 11 (0.86%) IIS
13 11 (0.86%) WebSphere
14 10 (0.78%) Oracle Workflow
15 9 (0.70%) Apache Pig
15 9 (0.70%) Tomcat
Applications
1 103 (8.06%) MS Excel
2 28 (2.19%) MS Office
3 25 (1.96%) MS Visio
4 24 (1.88%) MS PowerPoint
5 19 (1.49%) MS Project
6 10 (0.78%) Photoshop
7 6 (0.47%) Open Workbench
8 3 (0.23%) OmniGraffle
9 2 (0.16%) Simulink
9 2 (0.16%) SPSS
10 1 (0.078%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.078%) Fireworks
10 1 (0.078%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 62 (4.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.39%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.23%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (0.23%) Primavera
4 2 (0.16%) Oracle 11i
4 2 (0.16%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.16%) Oracle Assets
4 2 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.16%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.078%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
5 1 (0.078%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (0.078%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.078%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.078%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.078%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.078%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.078%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 94 (7.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 44 (3.44%) Amazon AWS
3 26 (2.03%) Cloud Computing
3 26 (2.03%) IaaS
4 18 (1.41%) SaaS
5 13 (1.02%) GitHub
6 12 (0.94%) Google Cloud Platform
6 12 (0.94%) PaaS
7 10 (0.78%) Amazon EC2
7 10 (0.78%) Google App Engine
8 9 (0.70%) Office 365
9 6 (0.47%) Heroku
10 5 (0.39%) Azure Active Directory
11 4 (0.31%) SuccessFactors
12 3 (0.23%) Google Play
13 1 (0.078%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 1 (0.078%) Google Analytics
13 1 (0.078%) Google Drive
13 1 (0.078%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 43 (3.36%) HTTP
2 18 (1.41%) Network Security
3 14 (1.10%) DNS
4 13 (1.02%) SSL
5 11 (0.86%) Internet
6 10 (0.78%) TCP/IP
7 8 (0.63%) Ethernet
7 8 (0.63%) IPv4
7 8 (0.63%) SNMP
8 7 (0.55%) Firewall
9 4 (0.31%) LDAP
9 4 (0.31%) WAN
10 3 (0.23%) Intranet
10 3 (0.23%) Wi-Fi
11 2 (0.16%) ICMP
11 2 (0.16%) LAN
11 2 (0.16%) Skype
11 2 (0.16%) VPN
12 1 (0.078%) GPRS
12 1 (0.078%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 111 (8.69%) SQL Server
2 108 (8.45%) MongoDB
3 50 (3.91%) Data Warehouse
4 27 (2.11%) Relational Database
4 27 (2.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 26 (2.03%) Hadoop
6 25 (1.96%) Big Data
7 24 (1.88%) Oracle Database
8 23 (1.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 22 (1.72%) SQL Server 2012
10 21 (1.64%) BusinessObjects
11 20 (1.56%) MySQL
12 18 (1.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 15 (1.17%) SQL Server 2014
14 13 (1.02%) NoSQL
14 13 (1.02%) Pentaho
15 11 (0.86%) Oracle OWB
15 11 (0.86%) Oracle Reports
16 9 (0.70%) Apache Hive
16 9 (0.70%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 150 (11.74%) Git (software)
2 137 (10.72%) JIRA
3 83 (6.49%) Visual Studio
4 79 (6.18%) Selenium
5 65 (5.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 62 (4.85%) Jenkins
7 55 (4.30%) Maven
8 51 (3.99%) Team Foundation Server
9 38 (2.97%) Subversion
10 37 (2.90%) ClearQuest
11 33 (2.58%) WebDriver
12 30 (2.35%) Sonatype Nexus
13 28 (2.19%) ClearCase
14 27 (2.11%) SoapUI
15 26 (2.03%) JUnit
16 25 (1.96%) JIRA Agile
17 24 (1.88%) FishEye
17 24 (1.88%) PVCS
18 22 (1.72%) Bitbucket
19 21 (1.64%) Cucumber
General
1 128 (10.02%) Finance
2 50 (3.91%) Retail
3 26 (2.03%) Legal
4 23 (1.80%) Marketing
5 21 (1.64%) Publishing
6 19 (1.49%) Banking
7 18 (1.41%) Automotive
8 14 (1.10%) Manufacturing
9 12 (0.94%) Telecoms
10 7 (0.55%) Local Government
11 4 (0.31%) Games
12 3 (0.23%) Advertising
12 3 (0.23%) Back Office
12 3 (0.23%) Billing
12 3 (0.23%) Electronics
13 2 (0.16%) Aerospace
13 2 (0.16%) Corporate Banking
13 2 (0.16%) Retail Banking
14 1 (0.078%) Law
14 1 (0.078%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 419 (32.79%) Developer
2 199 (15.57%) Analyst
3 167 (13.07%) Architect
4 126 (9.86%) Business Analyst
5 97 (7.59%) .NET Developer
6 91 (7.12%) Project Manager
7 79 (6.18%) Java Developer
8 62 (4.85%) Designer
9 56 (4.38%) Test Analyst
10 52 (4.07%) C# Developer
10 52 (4.07%) DevOps Engineer
10 52 (4.07%) Java Architect
10 52 (4.07%) Scrum Master
11 49 (3.83%) Software Architect
11 49 (3.83%) Software Engineer
12 45 (3.52%) C# .NET Developer
13 40 (3.13%) Lead Developer
14 39 (3.05%) User Researcher
15 37 (2.90%) Scala Developer
16 34 (2.66%) Java Software Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 209 (16.35%) HTML
2 194 (15.18%) .NET
3 182 (14.24%) CSS
4 110 (8.61%) Spring
5 94 (7.36%) XML
6 92 (7.20%) Web Services
7 91 (7.12%) JSON
8 89 (6.96%) J2EE
9 82 (6.42%) ASP.NET
10 77 (6.03%) HTML5
11 69 (5.40%) REST
12 66 (5.16%) Play Framework
13 61 (4.77%) .NET Framework
14 57 (4.46%) SOAP
15 56 (4.38%) RESTful
16 54 (4.23%) Spring Boot
17 53 (4.15%) jQuery
18 50 (3.91%) AngularJS
18 50 (3.91%) WCF
19 49 (3.83%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 120 (9.39%) User Experience
2 83 (6.49%) Analytical Skills
3 40 (3.13%) Psychology
4 39 (3.05%) Mobile App
5 29 (2.27%) Computer Science
6 27 (2.11%) Management Information System
7 19 (1.49%) Social Media
8 13 (1.02%) Data Centre
8 13 (1.02%) Enterprise Software
9 12 (0.94%) Data Conversion
10 11 (0.86%) Embedded Systems
11 8 (0.63%) Digital Media
11 8 (0.63%) Private Cloud
12 6 (0.47%) e-Learning
12 6 (0.47%) Minimum Viable Product
12 6 (0.47%) Visualisation
13 5 (0.39%) PMI
14 4 (0.31%) DataPower
14 4 (0.31%) Reference Data
14 4 (0.31%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 150 (11.74%) Linux
2 107 (8.37%) Unix
3 77 (6.03%) Windows
4 22 (1.72%) Windows Server
5 19 (1.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 15 (1.17%) Apple iOS
7 11 (0.86%) AIX
7 11 (0.86%) Android
8 10 (0.78%) Solaris
9 6 (0.47%) SUSE
10 5 (0.39%) Fedora
11 4 (0.31%) Ubuntu
12 3 (0.23%) CentOS
12 3 (0.23%) VMS
12 3 (0.23%) Windows Server 2008
12 3 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
13 2 (0.16%) VxWorks
13 2 (0.16%) Windows Server 2003
14 1 (0.078%) MVS
14 1 (0.078%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 323 (25.27%) Scrum
2 174 (13.62%) Waterfall
3 138 (10.80%) DevOps
4 132 (10.33%) TDD
5 130 (10.17%) Software Engineering
6 128 (10.02%) Continuous Integration
7 121 (9.47%) Open Source
8 117 (9.15%) Project Management
9 105 (8.22%) MVC
10 89 (6.96%) Configuration Management
10 89 (6.96%) CRM
11 86 (6.73%) User Stories
12 83 (6.49%) Data Modelling
13 81 (6.34%) Web Development
14 79 (6.18%) Microservices
15 73 (5.71%) Service Design
16 71 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
17 69 (5.40%) Migration
18 66 (5.16%) UML
19 64 (5.01%) OO
Programming Languages
1 294 (23.00%) Java
2 231 (18.08%) SQL
3 172 (13.46%) JavaScript
4 165 (12.91%) C#
5 82 (6.42%) Scala
6 37 (2.90%) Shell Script
7 34 (2.66%) T-SQL
8 33 (2.58%) PL/SQL
9 29 (2.27%) C
10 22 (1.72%) Python
11 20 (1.56%) Ruby
12 19 (1.49%) PowerShell
13 15 (1.17%) PHP
14 11 (0.86%) C++
15 9 (0.70%) Groovy
15 9 (0.70%) XAML
16 8 (0.63%) Perl
16 8 (0.63%) R
17 7 (0.55%) Objective-C
17 7 (0.55%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 89 (6.96%) Degree
2 74 (5.79%) Security Cleared
3 64 (5.01%) ISEB
4 60 (4.69%) SC Cleared
5 33 (2.58%) ISTQB
6 15 (1.17%) PMP
7 13 (1.02%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 10 (0.78%) BPSS Clearance
9 9 (0.70%) PMI Certification
9 9 (0.70%) Sun Certification
10 5 (0.39%) CISSP
10 5 (0.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 4 (0.31%) APMP
11 4 (0.31%) CTC Cleared
11 4 (0.31%) DV Cleared
11 4 (0.31%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (0.31%) Microsoft Certification
12 3 (0.23%) CLAS
13 2 (0.16%) IISP
13 2 (0.16%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (4.62%) QA
2 19 (1.49%) Data Quality
3 9 (0.70%) ISO 9001
4 7 (0.55%) Disclosure Scotland
4 7 (0.55%) WAI
4 7 (0.55%) WCAG
5 6 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (0.47%) TickIT
6 3 (0.23%) SLA
7 2 (0.16%) GCP
7 2 (0.16%) ISAE 3402
7 2 (0.16%) ISO27005
7 2 (0.16%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.078%) IEC 61508
8 1 (0.078%) JSP 440
8 1 (0.078%) PMBOK
System Software
1 75 (5.87%) Docker
2 26 (2.03%) Active Directory
3 14 (1.10%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (0.70%) Apache Flume
4 9 (0.70%) HDFS
4 9 (0.70%) Virtual Machines
5 8 (0.63%) iptables
5 8 (0.63%) OpenSSH
6 4 (0.31%) Virtual Desktop
7 3 (0.23%) vCloud
8 1 (0.078%) Firmware
8 1 (0.078%) Postfix
8 1 (0.078%) Squid
Systems Management
1 131 (10.25%) Puppet
2 27 (2.11%) Graphite
3 25 (1.96%) Opscode Chef
4 17 (1.33%) Terraform
5 16 (1.25%) Grafana
6 12 (0.94%) Consul
7 10 (0.78%) SCOM
8 9 (0.70%) Packer
9 8 (0.63%) HP Quality Center
9 8 (0.63%) Kibana
10 7 (0.55%) Ansible
10 7 (0.55%) logstash
11 4 (0.31%) CA Spectrum
11 4 (0.31%) Uchiwa
11 4 (0.31%) WSUS
12 3 (0.23%) ZABBIX
13 2 (0.16%) Kubernetes
13 2 (0.16%) NetBackup
13 2 (0.16%) Rancher
14 1 (0.078%) vRealize
Vendors
1 197 (15.41%) Microsoft
2 121 (9.47%) Oracle
3 74 (5.79%) Pega
4 43 (3.36%) WSO2
5 35 (2.74%) VMware
6 27 (2.11%) Google
6 27 (2.11%) Red Hat
6 27 (2.11%) webMethods
7 25 (1.96%) Atlassian
7 25 (1.96%) MuleSoft
8 19 (1.49%) Informatica
9 17 (1.33%) EMC
10 16 (1.25%) BMC
11 14 (1.10%) Adobe
12 12 (0.94%) IBM
12 12 (0.94%) SAP
13 7 (0.55%) Cloudera
13 7 (0.55%) SaltStack
14 6 (0.47%) Xamarin
15 5 (0.39%) Cisco
Coventry
Enterprise Partners
Rate: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Oscar
Rate: £400 - £401 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Solihull, UK
InfinityQuest
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International
Posted: 7 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Montash
Rate: £350.00 - £375 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Square One Resources
Rate: Unspecified Market rates
Posted: 5 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
West Midlands
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: market rates, 6-12 months initial contract
Posted: 6 days ago
Staffordshire
Canon
Posted: 14 days ago
West Midlands
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per day + Market Rates
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands
Venn Group
Posted: 3 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £365 - £425 per day
Posted: 5 days ago