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 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Agile Software Development
England / West Midlands
Rank 1 2 7
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +5
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 526 456 209
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 21.83% 19.02% 9.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 27.55% 23.34% 13.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 323 246 137
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £290 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £537 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 5 1
Median hourly rate £25.50 £20.50 £31.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.39% -34.79%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £45.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-8.88% +21.62%

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
1909 1954 1552
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 79.24% 81.48% 72.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 1188 1058 939
Median daily rate £417 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 66 95
Median hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.43 £11.08 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.65 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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 19 January 2017.

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 19 January 2017. 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 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 0 149 £450 +20.00% 21
Birmingham +3 126 £425 +13.33% 57
Shropshire 0 61 £451 -4.14% 4
Warwickshire -3 36 £400 +23.07% 24
Staffordshire +9 32 £350 -7.28% 12
Solihull -2 27 £375 +11.11% 11
Worcestershire +13 10 £463 -7.50% 14
Herefordshire +10 5 £450 +50.00% 7
Walsall 0 2 £425 +12.58%
Sutton Coldfield +8 1 - - 1
Wolverhampton -1 1 £448 +10.15% 2
Kingswinford -1 1 £310 -27.05%
Agile Software Development
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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.

1 371 (30.53%) Scrum
2 280 (23.05%) HTML
3 262 (21.56%) CSS
4 252 (20.74%) Microsoft
5 243 (20.00%) .NET
6 223 (18.35%) JavaScript
7 202 (16.63%) C#
8 189 (15.56%) SQL
9 173 (14.24%) Finance
10 172 (14.16%) MVC
10 172 (14.16%) Java
11 158 (13.00%) Continuous Integration
12 156 (12.84%) CRM
13 153 (12.59%) Waterfall
14 152 (12.51%) Web Services
15 149 (12.26%) TDD
16 140 (11.52%) User Experience
17 129 (10.62%) Dynamics CRM
18 128 (10.53%) Project Management
19 126 (10.37%) Microsoft Azure
20 119 (9.79%) AngularJS
21 117 (9.63%) ASP.NET
22 114 (9.38%) SQL Server
23 113 (9.30%) JIRA
24 108 (8.89%) BDD
25 107 (8.81%) XML
26 102 (8.40%) Linux
26 102 (8.40%) Git (software)
27 101 (8.31%) HTML5
28 100 (8.23%) Stakeholder Management

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 70 (5.76%) Confluence
2 45 (3.70%) SharePoint
3 26 (2.14%) BizTalk Server
4 23 (1.89%) CMS
5 21 (1.73%) Tomcat
6 18 (1.48%) OpenStack
7 13 (1.07%) Apache
7 13 (1.07%) Documentum
8 11 (0.91%) NServiceBus
8 11 (0.91%) WebLogic
9 10 (0.82%) JBoss
10 9 (0.74%) Sitefinity
11 8 (0.66%) nginx
12 7 (0.58%) WebSphere
13 6 (0.49%) Apache Spark
13 6 (0.49%) Elasticsearch
13 6 (0.49%) Mule
14 4 (0.33%) Drupal
14 4 (0.33%) Umbraco
14 4 (0.33%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 81 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 24 (1.98%) MS Visio
3 20 (1.65%) MS PowerPoint
4 19 (1.56%) MS Project
5 18 (1.48%) MS Office
6 14 (1.15%) Photoshop
7 9 (0.74%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 7 (0.58%) HipChat
9 4 (0.33%) Simulink
10 3 (0.25%) Camtasia
10 3 (0.25%) InDesign
10 3 (0.25%) InVision
10 3 (0.25%) UXPin
11 2 (0.16%) Fireworks
11 2 (0.16%) OmniGraffle
12 1 (0.082%) Adobe Illustrator
12 1 (0.082%) Open Workbench
12 1 (0.082%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 129 (10.62%) Dynamics CRM
2 48 (3.95%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (0.49%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
4 4 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (0.25%) Oracle ERP
5 3 (0.25%) Remedy ITSM
5 3 (0.25%) WebTrends
6 2 (0.16%) Primavera
7 1 (0.082%) Infor LN
7 1 (0.082%) MFGPRO
Cloud Services
1 126 (10.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 45 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
3 27 (2.22%) PaaS
4 25 (2.06%) IaaS
5 24 (1.98%) GitHub
6 20 (1.65%) SaaS
7 17 (1.40%) Google Analytics
8 9 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
9 6 (0.49%) Google Cloud Platform
10 5 (0.41%) Azure Active Directory
11 4 (0.33%) Heroku
11 4 (0.33%) Slack
12 3 (0.25%) Amazon EC2
12 3 (0.25%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 3 (0.25%) Amazon ELB
12 3 (0.25%) Amazon S3
12 3 (0.25%) Amazon SQS
12 3 (0.25%) AWS CloudFormation
12 3 (0.25%) Office 365
12 3 (0.25%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 47 (3.87%) HTTP
2 18 (1.48%) TCP/IP
3 17 (1.40%) SSL
4 13 (1.07%) DNS
4 13 (1.07%) Internet
5 11 (0.91%) Broadband
6 9 (0.74%) Network Security
7 5 (0.41%) Firewall
7 5 (0.41%) LDAP
8 4 (0.33%) Skype
9 3 (0.25%) GoToMeeting
9 3 (0.25%) WLAN
10 2 (0.16%) Ethernet
10 2 (0.16%) IPv4
10 2 (0.16%) OpenLDAP
10 2 (0.16%) SNMP
10 2 (0.16%) SSH
11 1 (0.082%) 3G
11 1 (0.082%) Cisco IPT
11 1 (0.082%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 114 (9.38%) SQL Server
2 50 (4.12%) MongoDB
3 36 (2.96%) Relational Database
4 32 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
5 31 (2.55%) MySQL
5 31 (2.55%) NoSQL
6 25 (2.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 24 (1.98%) SQL Server 2008
7 24 (1.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 22 (1.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 18 (1.48%) PostgreSQL
9 18 (1.48%) Power BI
10 15 (1.23%) Hadoop
10 15 (1.23%) SQL Server 2012
11 14 (1.15%) Big Data
12 10 (0.82%) BusinessObjects
12 10 (0.82%) SQL Server 2014
13 8 (0.66%) RDBMS
14 7 (0.58%) Data Mining
15 6 (0.49%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 113 (9.30%) JIRA
2 102 (8.40%) Git (software)
3 92 (7.57%) Visual Studio
4 89 (7.33%) Jenkins
5 77 (6.34%) Selenium
6 75 (6.17%) Team Foundation Server
7 52 (4.28%) Cucumber
8 51 (4.20%) Subversion
9 49 (4.03%) Visual Studio Team System
10 31 (2.55%) JUnit
11 25 (2.06%) NUnit
12 22 (1.81%) Moq
13 18 (1.48%) IntelliJ
13 18 (1.48%) Maven
13 18 (1.48%) Protractor
13 18 (1.48%) SpecFlow
13 18 (1.48%) TeamCity
13 18 (1.48%) WebDriver
14 17 (1.40%) Grunt
15 16 (1.32%) gulp
General
1 173 (14.24%) Finance
2 55 (4.53%) Manufacturing
3 54 (4.44%) Retail
4 43 (3.54%) Marketing
5 24 (1.98%) Automotive
6 22 (1.81%) Telecoms
7 20 (1.65%) Publishing
8 17 (1.40%) Banking
9 13 (1.07%) Advertising
9 13 (1.07%) Games
10 9 (0.74%) Legal
11 7 (0.58%) Electronics
12 5 (0.41%) Retail Banking
13 3 (0.25%) Back Office
14 2 (0.16%) Dutch Language
14 2 (0.16%) French Language
14 2 (0.16%) Local Government
14 2 (0.16%) Multimedia
15 1 (0.082%) Czech Language
15 1 (0.082%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 449 (36.95%) Developer
2 212 (17.45%) Analyst
3 141 (11.60%) Business Analyst
4 104 (8.56%) .NET Developer
5 84 (6.91%) Architect
6 72 (5.93%) Project Manager
7 65 (5.35%) Java Developer
8 63 (5.19%) CRM Developer
8 63 (5.19%) Designer
9 55 (4.53%) Agile Business Analyst
9 55 (4.53%) C# Developer
10 49 (4.03%) Test Analyst
11 45 (3.70%) Digital Analyst
11 45 (3.70%) Microsoft Developer
12 44 (3.62%) Dynamics CRM Developer
13 41 (3.37%) C# .NET Developer
14 40 (3.29%) DevOps Engineer
14 40 (3.29%) Digital Business Analyst
15 37 (3.05%) User Researcher
16 35 (2.88%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 280 (23.05%) HTML
2 262 (21.56%) CSS
3 243 (20.00%) .NET
4 152 (12.51%) Web Services
5 119 (9.79%) AngularJS
6 117 (9.63%) ASP.NET
7 107 (8.81%) XML
8 101 (8.31%) HTML5
9 94 (7.74%) ASP.NET MVC
10 88 (7.24%) .NET Framework
11 86 (7.08%) jQuery
12 83 (6.83%) WCF
13 60 (4.94%) CSS3
14 57 (4.69%) ASP.NET Web API
15 56 (4.61%) RESTful
16 55 (4.53%) JSON
17 52 (4.28%) REST
17 52 (4.28%) Spring
18 48 (3.95%) Node.js
19 44 (3.62%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 140 (11.52%) User Experience
2 74 (6.09%) Analytical Skills
3 40 (3.29%) Psychology
4 37 (3.05%) Mobile App
5 24 (1.98%) Data Conversion
6 23 (1.89%) Public Cloud
7 20 (1.65%) Visualisation
8 17 (1.40%) Social Media
9 16 (1.32%) Computer Science
10 15 (1.23%) Management Information System
11 11 (0.91%) Private Cloud
12 10 (0.82%) Data Centre
13 7 (0.58%) Enterprise Software
14 6 (0.49%) Digital Media
15 5 (0.41%) e-Learning
15 5 (0.41%) iPad
15 5 (0.41%) PMI
15 5 (0.41%) Statistics
15 5 (0.41%) Virtual Team
16 4 (0.33%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 102 (8.40%) Linux
2 37 (3.05%) Windows
3 34 (2.80%) Unix
4 18 (1.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 15 (1.23%) Windows Server
6 13 (1.07%) AIX
6 13 (1.07%) Apple iOS
7 10 (0.82%) Ubuntu
8 9 (0.74%) Android
9 8 (0.66%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (0.58%) Solaris
11 3 (0.25%) Debian
11 3 (0.25%) SUSE
12 2 (0.16%) VMS
13 1 (0.082%) CentOS
13 1 (0.082%) Embedded Linux
13 1 (0.082%) Fedora
13 1 (0.082%) VxWorks
13 1 (0.082%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 371 (30.53%) Scrum
2 172 (14.16%) MVC
3 158 (13.00%) Continuous Integration
4 156 (12.84%) CRM
5 153 (12.59%) Waterfall
6 149 (12.26%) TDD
7 128 (10.53%) Project Management
8 108 (8.89%) BDD
9 100 (8.23%) Stakeholder Management
10 93 (7.65%) Analytics
10 93 (7.65%) DevOps
11 92 (7.57%) User Stories
12 90 (7.41%) Open Source
13 80 (6.58%) Service Design
14 75 (6.17%) Kanban
15 74 (6.09%) Business Intelligence
16 73 (6.01%) Migration
17 69 (5.68%) Software Engineering
18 68 (5.60%) Test Scripting
19 67 (5.51%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 223 (18.35%) JavaScript
2 202 (16.63%) C#
3 189 (15.56%) SQL
4 172 (14.16%) Java
5 55 (4.53%) Python
6 54 (4.44%) Scala
7 51 (4.20%) Ruby
8 35 (2.88%) T-SQL
9 30 (2.47%) PHP
9 30 (2.47%) PowerShell
10 17 (1.40%) PL/SQL
10 17 (1.40%) X++
11 15 (1.23%) C
11 15 (1.23%) Shell Script
12 14 (1.15%) R
13 11 (0.91%) Groovy
13 11 (0.91%) Perl
14 9 (0.74%) Bash Shell
14 9 (0.74%) VB.NET
15 7 (0.58%) XAML
Qualifications
1 79 (6.50%) Degree
2 74 (6.09%) Security Cleared
3 50 (4.12%) ISEB
4 39 (3.21%) SC Cleared
5 36 (2.96%) ISTQB
6 22 (1.81%) BPSS Clearance
7 9 (0.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 8 (0.66%) DV Cleared
8 8 (0.66%) PMI Certification
8 8 (0.66%) PMP
9 6 (0.49%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (0.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 4 (0.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 4 (0.33%) Sun Certification
11 3 (0.25%) CCNA
11 3 (0.25%) Cisco Certification
12 2 (0.16%) APMP
12 2 (0.16%) CITP
12 2 (0.16%) CTC Cleared
12 2 (0.16%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (5.27%) QA
2 21 (1.73%) Disclosure Scotland
3 11 (0.91%) Data Quality
4 8 (0.66%) WCAG
5 3 (0.25%) WAI
6 2 (0.16%) SLA
7 1 (0.082%) IEC 61508
7 1 (0.082%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.082%) P3O
7 1 (0.082%) PMBOK
7 1 (0.082%) SDET
7 1 (0.082%) SEPA
System Software
1 54 (4.44%) Docker
2 17 (1.40%) Active Directory
3 13 (1.07%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (0.58%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.16%) HDFS
5 2 (0.16%) iptables
5 2 (0.16%) OpenSSH
6 1 (0.082%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.082%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.082%) Postfix
6 1 (0.082%) Squid
6 1 (0.082%) vCloud
6 1 (0.082%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 74 (6.09%) Puppet
2 37 (3.05%) Opscode Chef
3 28 (2.30%) Ansible
4 22 (1.81%) Terraform
5 12 (0.99%) Grafana
5 12 (0.99%) Salt
6 10 (0.82%) Kibana
7 9 (0.74%) WSUS
8 7 (0.58%) Graphite
8 7 (0.58%) Packer
9 5 (0.41%) Kubernetes
9 5 (0.41%) logstash
9 5 (0.41%) Uchiwa
10 3 (0.25%) collectd
10 3 (0.25%) HP Quality Center
10 3 (0.25%) StatsD
11 2 (0.16%) Marathon
11 2 (0.16%) Mesos
11 2 (0.16%) Rancher
11 2 (0.16%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 252 (20.74%) Microsoft
2 54 (4.44%) Oracle
3 39 (3.21%) Google
4 19 (1.56%) Pega
4 19 (1.56%) VMware
5 18 (1.48%) Red Hat
6 15 (1.23%) Adobe
6 15 (1.23%) WSO2
7 14 (1.15%) IBM
8 12 (0.99%) Rackspace
8 12 (0.99%) webMethods
9 10 (0.82%) CheckPoint
10 8 (0.66%) Atlassian
10 8 (0.66%) MuleSoft
11 7 (0.58%) SAP
11 7 (0.58%) Tableau
12 6 (0.49%) HP
12 6 (0.49%) Informatica
13 5 (0.41%) Cisco
13 5 (0.41%) hybris
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Difrent
Rate: Up to £550 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
LA International
Rate: £500 - £543 per day
Posted: 36 minutes ago
Telford, Shropshire
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £450 - £500 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Square One Resources
Rate: £470 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Telford, Shropshire
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Herefordshire
Spring Technology
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Negotiable on skill set
Posted: 2 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £351 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Herefordshire
CPS Group UK
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 43 minutes ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Rate: £500.00 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
LA International
Rate: £550 - £613 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Herefordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 6 days ago
Warwickshire
Venn Group
Rate: £290 - £334 Per Day
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Montash
Rate: £24 - £26 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
Hereford, Herefordshire
NCC Group
Posted: 7 days ago
Worcestershire
CPS Group Limited
Rate: £200 - £245 per day
Posted: 27 days ago