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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Agile Software Development
Rank 1 5 11
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +6
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 655 310 218
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 21.91% 13.05% 9.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 26.68% 17.14% 11.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 387 219 134
Median daily rate £400 £360 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £225 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+9.67% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 1
Median hourly rate £17.00 £22.00 £6.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.72% +266.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £38.77 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+9.62% +7.69%
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
2455 1809 1834
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 82.11% 76.17% 77.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 1484 1122 969
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 73 139
Median hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.05 £42.50 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 1 July 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Agile Software Development across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 1 July 2016.

Agile Software Development Hourly Rate Histogram 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 1 July 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
Shropshire +1 196 £475 +11.76% 9
Coventry +4 142 £400 +14.28% 21
Birmingham +2 137 £360 -4.00% 36
Warwickshire -2 37 £340 -2.85% 18
Staffordshire +12 22 £350 +5.26% 16
Solihull -8 17 £500 +31.57% 5
Wolverhampton +3 9 £350 +36.58% 1
Worcestershire -2 9 £275 -29.03% 10
Sutton Coldfield - 2 £350 - 1
Herefordshire - 2 £363 - 2
Kingswinford - 1 £298 -
Walsall - 1 £350 - 2
West Bromwich - 1 - -
Agile Software Development
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 July 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.

1 315 (26.05%) Java
2 311 (25.72%) Scrum
3 248 (20.51%) SQL
4 201 (16.63%) HTML
5 195 (16.13%) JavaScript
6 190 (15.72%) .NET
7 178 (14.72%) CSS
8 166 (13.73%) Microsoft
9 163 (13.48%) C#
10 151 (12.49%) Oracle
11 149 (12.32%) Waterfall
12 146 (12.08%) Git (software)
13 144 (11.91%) Linux
14 137 (11.33%) Unix
14 137 (11.33%) TDD
15 127 (10.50%) Spring
16 124 (10.26%) Puppet
17 123 (10.17%) SQL Server
18 122 (10.09%) MongoDB
19 118 (9.76%) DevOps
20 115 (9.51%) Finance
21 114 (9.43%) Software Engineering
22 113 (9.35%) Pega
22 113 (9.35%) Open Source
23 112 (9.26%) J2EE
24 105 (8.68%) JIRA
25 103 (8.52%) Continuous Integration
26 102 (8.44%) MVC
27 91 (7.53%) Scala
28 90 (7.44%) Data Modelling

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 65 (5.38%) Confluence
2 53 (4.38%) WebLogic
3 44 (3.64%) JBoss
4 30 (2.48%) CMS
5 29 (2.40%) SharePoint
6 26 (2.15%) Apache
7 24 (1.99%) Documentum
8 20 (1.65%) Captiva
9 15 (1.24%) WebSphere
10 11 (0.91%) Apache Pig
10 11 (0.91%) WebLogic Portal
11 10 (0.83%) Apache ServiceMix
11 10 (0.83%) Elasticsearch
11 10 (0.83%) Mule
11 10 (0.83%) Oracle Workflow
11 10 (0.83%) SAS
12 9 (0.74%) BizTalk Server
12 9 (0.74%) IIS
12 9 (0.74%) NServiceBus
12 9 (0.74%) Tomcat
Applications
1 71 (5.87%) MS Excel
2 20 (1.65%) MS Office
3 16 (1.32%) MS Visio
4 14 (1.16%) MS PowerPoint
5 12 (0.99%) Photoshop
6 11 (0.91%) MS Project
7 5 (0.41%) Open Workbench
8 2 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (0.17%) OmniGraffle
8 2 (0.17%) Simulink
9 1 (0.083%) Fireworks
9 1 (0.083%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 59 (4.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.25%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.17%) Oracle 11i
3 2 (0.17%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.17%) Oracle Assets
3 2 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.083%) BigMachines
4 1 (0.083%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.083%) Eloqua
4 1 (0.083%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
4 1 (0.083%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.083%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.083%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.083%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.083%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.083%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.083%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.083%) SAP IS-U
4 1 (0.083%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 71 (5.87%) Microsoft Azure
2 37 (3.06%) Amazon AWS
3 26 (2.15%) Cloud Computing
4 20 (1.65%) IaaS
5 16 (1.32%) SaaS
6 13 (1.08%) Office 365
7 12 (0.99%) GitHub
8 11 (0.91%) Google Cloud Platform
9 9 (0.74%) Amazon EC2
9 9 (0.74%) Google App Engine
10 7 (0.58%) Heroku
11 4 (0.33%) Google Play
11 4 (0.33%) SuccessFactors
12 3 (0.25%) PaaS
13 2 (0.17%) Yammer
14 1 (0.083%) Adobe Creative Cloud
14 1 (0.083%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 1 (0.083%) Google Analytics
14 1 (0.083%) Google Drive
14 1 (0.083%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 35 (2.89%) HTTP
2 19 (1.57%) Network Security
3 13 (1.08%) TCP/IP
4 12 (0.99%) SSL
5 6 (0.50%) Firewall
5 6 (0.50%) Internet
6 5 (0.41%) DNS
6 5 (0.41%) Ethernet
6 5 (0.41%) IPv4
6 5 (0.41%) SNMP
7 3 (0.25%) Intranet
7 3 (0.25%) WAN
7 3 (0.25%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (0.17%) ICMP
8 2 (0.17%) LAN
8 2 (0.17%) VPN
9 1 (0.083%) 3G
9 1 (0.083%) 4G
9 1 (0.083%) DSL
9 1 (0.083%) GPRS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 123 (10.17%) SQL Server
2 122 (10.09%) MongoDB
3 58 (4.80%) Data Warehouse
4 42 (3.47%) BusinessObjects
5 36 (2.98%) Hadoop
6 30 (2.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 29 (2.40%) Big Data
8 28 (2.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 22 (1.82%) Pentaho
9 22 (1.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 21 (1.74%) Oracle Reports
11 20 (1.65%) Oracle Database
11 20 (1.65%) Relational Database
12 16 (1.32%) SQL Server 2012
13 15 (1.24%) MySQL
14 11 (0.91%) Apache Hive
14 11 (0.91%) Azure SQL Database
14 11 (0.91%) SQL Server 2014
15 10 (0.83%) Oracle OWB
15 10 (0.83%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 146 (12.08%) Git (software)
2 105 (8.68%) JIRA
3 64 (5.29%) Selenium
4 59 (4.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 55 (4.55%) Maven
5 55 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
5 55 (4.55%) Visual Studio
6 52 (4.30%) Jenkins
7 40 (3.31%) WebDriver
8 36 (2.98%) Subversion
9 33 (2.73%) ClearQuest
10 30 (2.48%) JUnit
11 29 (2.40%) PVCS
12 28 (2.32%) ClearCase
13 24 (1.99%) JIRA Agile
14 22 (1.82%) SoapUI
15 18 (1.49%) FishEye
15 18 (1.49%) Sonatype Nexus
16 16 (1.32%) Bitbucket
16 16 (1.32%) GitLab
General
1 115 (9.51%) Finance
2 44 (3.64%) Retail
3 24 (1.99%) Marketing
4 19 (1.57%) Legal
5 16 (1.32%) Automotive
5 16 (1.32%) Publishing
6 13 (1.08%) Manufacturing
7 8 (0.66%) Banking
7 8 (0.66%) Telecoms
8 7 (0.58%) Billing
8 7 (0.58%) Local Government
9 5 (0.41%) Games
10 2 (0.17%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.17%) Back Office
10 2 (0.17%) Corporate Banking
10 2 (0.17%) Electronics
11 1 (0.083%) Advertising
11 1 (0.083%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.083%) Law
Job Titles
1 462 (38.21%) Developer
2 186 (15.38%) Analyst
3 180 (14.89%) Architect
4 125 (10.34%) Business Analyst
5 98 (8.11%) Java Developer
6 94 (7.78%) .NET Developer
7 77 (6.37%) Project Manager
8 59 (4.88%) Software Architect
9 52 (4.30%) C# Developer
10 49 (4.05%) Java Architect
10 49 (4.05%) Scrum Master
11 48 (3.97%) Test Analyst
12 43 (3.56%) C# .NET Developer
13 39 (3.23%) Software Engineer
14 38 (3.14%) Designer
15 37 (3.06%) Lead Developer
16 34 (2.81%) DevOps Engineer
16 34 (2.81%) Tester
17 33 (2.73%) Digital Architect
17 33 (2.73%) Java Software Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 201 (16.63%) HTML
2 190 (15.72%) .NET
3 178 (14.72%) CSS
4 127 (10.50%) Spring
5 112 (9.26%) J2EE
6 86 (7.11%) JSON
7 85 (7.03%) HTML5
8 83 (6.87%) ASP.NET
9 82 (6.78%) XML
10 78 (6.45%) Web Services
11 71 (5.87%) Play Framework
12 67 (5.54%) AngularJS
13 60 (4.96%) jQuery
14 57 (4.71%) Spring Boot
15 55 (4.55%) REST
16 52 (4.30%) WCF
17 50 (4.14%) SOAP
18 49 (4.05%) Hibernate
19 46 (3.80%) RabbitMQ
20 45 (3.72%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 84 (6.95%) User Experience
2 75 (6.20%) Analytical Skills
3 38 (3.14%) Mobile App
4 29 (2.40%) Psychology
5 21 (1.74%) Computer Science
6 16 (1.32%) Management Information System
7 15 (1.24%) Data Centre
8 14 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
9 13 (1.08%) Social Media
10 9 (0.74%) Data Conversion
10 9 (0.74%) N-Tier
11 8 (0.66%) Smart Meter
12 7 (0.58%) Embedded Systems
13 6 (0.50%) Informatics
13 6 (0.50%) Inversion of Control
13 6 (0.50%) Visualisation
14 5 (0.41%) Client/Server
14 5 (0.41%) Data Integration
14 5 (0.41%) Digital Media
14 5 (0.41%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 144 (11.91%) Linux
2 137 (11.33%) Unix
3 77 (6.37%) Windows
4 23 (1.90%) Windows Server
5 14 (1.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 13 (1.08%) Android
7 11 (0.91%) Apple iOS
8 7 (0.58%) AIX
9 6 (0.50%) Solaris
10 5 (0.41%) Fedora
10 5 (0.41%) SUSE
11 3 (0.25%) CentOS
11 3 (0.25%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.17%) VxWorks
13 1 (0.083%) VMS
13 1 (0.083%) Windows Mobile
13 1 (0.083%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.083%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 311 (25.72%) Scrum
2 149 (12.32%) Waterfall
3 137 (11.33%) TDD
4 118 (9.76%) DevOps
5 114 (9.43%) Software Engineering
6 113 (9.35%) Open Source
7 103 (8.52%) Continuous Integration
8 102 (8.44%) MVC
9 90 (7.44%) Data Modelling
10 86 (7.11%) Microservices
11 85 (7.03%) Project Management
12 83 (6.87%) Configuration Management
13 82 (6.78%) Business Analysis
13 82 (6.78%) CRM
14 78 (6.45%) Business Intelligence
15 75 (6.20%) User Stories
16 72 (5.96%) Test Strategy
17 71 (5.87%) Web Development
18 70 (5.79%) SDLC
19 64 (5.29%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 315 (26.05%) Java
2 248 (20.51%) SQL
3 195 (16.13%) JavaScript
4 163 (13.48%) C#
5 91 (7.53%) Scala
6 53 (4.38%) PL/SQL
7 52 (4.30%) Shell Script
8 33 (2.73%) T-SQL
9 23 (1.90%) C
9 23 (1.90%) PowerShell
10 17 (1.41%) Ruby
11 16 (1.32%) PHP
12 15 (1.24%) Python
13 11 (0.91%) Perl
14 9 (0.74%) ActionScript
14 9 (0.74%) VB.NET
15 8 (0.66%) Bash Shell
15 8 (0.66%) C++
15 8 (0.66%) Haskell
15 8 (0.66%) R
Qualifications
1 73 (6.04%) Security Cleared
2 67 (5.54%) Degree
3 59 (4.88%) SC Cleared
4 54 (4.47%) ISEB
5 35 (2.89%) ISTQB
6 16 (1.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 14 (1.16%) Sun Certification
8 8 (0.66%) PMP
9 6 (0.50%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 6 (0.50%) PMI Certification
9 6 (0.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 4 (0.33%) BPSS Clearance
10 4 (0.33%) CTC Cleared
10 4 (0.33%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (0.25%) CISSP
11 3 (0.25%) ISEB Practitioner
11 3 (0.25%) Microsoft Certification
12 2 (0.17%) CISA
12 2 (0.17%) CISM
12 2 (0.17%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (4.30%) QA
2 18 (1.49%) Data Quality
3 9 (0.74%) ISO 9001
4 8 (0.66%) SLA
5 6 (0.50%) TickIT
6 4 (0.33%) Disclosure Scotland
6 4 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.17%) GCP
7 2 (0.17%) ISAE 3402
7 2 (0.17%) ISO27005
7 2 (0.17%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.083%) IEC 61508
8 1 (0.083%) WAI
System Software
1 58 (4.80%) Docker
2 21 (1.74%) Active Directory
3 10 (0.83%) Apache Flume
3 10 (0.83%) HDFS
4 5 (0.41%) iptables
4 5 (0.41%) OpenSSH
5 4 (0.33%) Virtual Desktop
5 4 (0.33%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (0.25%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (0.17%) vCloud
8 1 (0.083%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 124 (10.26%) Puppet
2 29 (2.40%) Graphite
3 21 (1.74%) Opscode Chef
4 18 (1.49%) Grafana
5 15 (1.24%) Consul
5 15 (1.24%) SCOM
5 15 (1.24%) Terraform
6 13 (1.08%) HP Quality Center
7 8 (0.66%) Packer
8 7 (0.58%) Kibana
9 6 (0.50%) logstash
10 4 (0.33%) CA Spectrum
10 4 (0.33%) Uchiwa
11 2 (0.17%) Ansible
11 2 (0.17%) ZABBIX
12 1 (0.083%) NetBackup
12 1 (0.083%) SCOrch
12 1 (0.083%) vRealize
12 1 (0.083%) WSUS
Vendors
1 166 (13.73%) Microsoft
2 151 (12.49%) Oracle
3 113 (9.35%) Pega
4 42 (3.47%) Informatica
5 34 (2.81%) webMethods
6 30 (2.48%) WSO2
7 27 (2.23%) Atlassian
7 27 (2.23%) Google
7 27 (2.23%) VMware
8 24 (1.99%) EMC
9 22 (1.82%) Adobe
10 18 (1.49%) Red Hat
11 16 (1.32%) BMC
12 15 (1.24%) MuleSoft
13 10 (0.83%) Cloudera
13 10 (0.83%) SAP
14 9 (0.74%) SaltStack
15 8 (0.66%) Sun
16 7 (0.58%) IBM
17 6 (0.50%) Salesforce.com
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Blue Fire Professional Services
Rate: Up to £340 per annum initial contract until December 2016
Posted: 18 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Big Red Recruitment
Rate: £325 - £375 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Stealth IT Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
LA International
Posted: Yesterday
Redditch, Worcestershire
Calibre Search Ltd
Rate: £350 - £375 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Connectus
Rate: £120 - £140 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Staffordshire
Oscar
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Warwickshire
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £300.00 - £301 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Oscar
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £496.15 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Herefordshire
Spring Technology
Posted: 3 days ago
Atherstone, Warwickshire
Synergize Consulting
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Oscar
Rate: £200 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Nuneaton, Warwickshire
Uniting Ambition
Rate: £400 - 425 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Warwickshire
Synergize Consulting
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Venturi
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago