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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 29 34 47
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +13
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 125 83 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 4.92% 3.87% 2.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.94% 5.76% 4.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 51 25
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £495 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £353 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.38% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+48.64% +2.77%
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
1802 1442 1521
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 70.92% 67.26% 67.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 954 764 780
Average daily rate £375 £357 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.96% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £479 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 129 59 68
Average hourly rate £27.50 £37.80 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.24% +26.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £37.80 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 +26 45 £350 -24.32% 15
Coventry -2 19 £420 +40.00% 6
Warwickshire -9 19 £300 -14.28% 9
Solihull +6 7 - - 3
Staffordshire 0 5 £275 -8.33% 4
Walsall +1 2 £363 -14.70%
Shropshire - 2 £315 - 1
Wolverhampton - 1 £325 - 2
Herefordshire - - - -
Sutton Coldfield - - - - 1
Worcestershire - - - - 2
Agile Software Development
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 63 (33.87%) JavaScript
2 52 (27.96%) .NET
3 46 (24.73%) C#
4 45 (24.19%) Scrum
5 43 (23.12%) Microsoft
6 39 (20.97%) Web Services
7 38 (20.43%) HTML
8 35 (18.82%) CSS
9 33 (17.74%) jQuery
10 31 (16.67%) SQL
11 30 (16.13%) ASP.NET
12 29 (15.59%) Visual Studio
12 29 (15.59%) SQL Server
13 28 (15.05%) Finance
14 27 (14.52%) MVC
15 24 (12.90%) MS Excel
16 23 (12.37%) QA
17 21 (11.29%) HTML5
18 20 (10.75%) Waterfall
19 19 (10.22%) Windows
19 19 (10.22%) CRM
20 18 (9.68%) SharePoint
20 18 (9.68%) Project Management
20 18 (9.68%) Dynamics CRM
20 18 (9.68%) Stakeholder Management
21 16 (8.60%) WCF
22 15 (8.06%) SOA
22 15 (8.06%) XML
22 15 (8.06%) Java
22 15 (8.06%) Team Foundation Server

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 18 (9.68%) SharePoint
2 14 (7.53%) CMS
3 6 (3.23%) IIS
4 5 (2.69%) SAS
5 3 (1.61%) Alfresco
5 3 (1.61%) Apache
5 3 (1.61%) Drupal
5 3 (1.61%) Joomla!
6 2 (1.08%) OpenEdge
6 2 (1.08%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (1.08%) Node.js
6 2 (1.08%) WordPress
6 2 (1.08%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.54%) Magnolia
7 1 (0.54%) Confluence
7 1 (0.54%) Sitefinity
7 1 (0.54%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 24 (12.90%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.15%) MS Office
3 3 (1.61%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.08%) PowerPivot
5 1 (0.54%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 18 (9.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.08%) Maximo
3 1 (0.54%) TRIRIGA
3 1 (0.54%) e-Work
3 1 (0.54%) Tridion
3 1 (0.54%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.54%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.69%) SaaS
1 5 (2.69%) GitHub
2 1 (0.54%) IBM Blueworks
2 1 (0.54%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.23%) Intranet
1 6 (3.23%) Internet
2 4 (2.15%) LDAP
3 1 (0.54%) Unified Communications
3 1 (0.54%) HTTP
3 1 (0.54%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (15.59%) SQL Server
2 9 (4.84%) MySQL
3 8 (4.30%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (2.69%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.61%) RDBMS
5 3 (1.61%) SAP BW
5 3 (1.61%) SAP BI
6 2 (1.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.08%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.08%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.54%) Oracle ODI
7 1 (0.54%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (0.54%) CouchDB
7 1 (0.54%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.54%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.54%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.54%) Couchbase
7 1 (0.54%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.54%) MS Access
7 1 (0.54%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 29 (15.59%) Visual Studio
2 15 (8.06%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (6.99%) JIRA
3 13 (6.99%) Subversion
4 7 (3.76%) Git (software)
5 5 (2.69%) Eclipse
5 5 (2.69%) Ant
5 5 (2.69%) Selenium
6 2 (1.08%) Maven
6 2 (1.08%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (1.08%) WebSpeed
6 2 (1.08%) Visual Studio Team System
6 2 (1.08%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.54%) Karma Test Runner
7 1 (0.54%) Yeoman
7 1 (0.54%) T4 Templates
7 1 (0.54%) Apache Ivy
7 1 (0.54%) Grunt
7 1 (0.54%) Bower
7 1 (0.54%) TestNG
General
1 28 (15.05%) Finance
2 7 (3.76%) Retail
3 6 (3.23%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.15%) Banking
5 3 (1.61%) Automotive
6 2 (1.08%) Local Government
6 2 (1.08%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.08%) Front Office
7 1 (0.54%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 89 (47.85%) Developer
2 34 (18.28%) Analyst
3 23 (12.37%) Business Analyst
4 15 (8.06%) .NET Developer
5 14 (7.53%) Mobile Developer
5 14 (7.53%) Web Developer
6 13 (6.99%) Project Manager
7 12 (6.45%) CRM Developer
8 11 (5.91%) C# Developer
8 11 (5.91%) ASP.NET Developer
9 10 (5.38%) Windows Mobile Developer
9 10 (5.38%) Dynamics CRM Developer
10 8 (4.30%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 8 (4.30%) Architect
10 8 (4.30%) Consultant
10 8 (4.30%) UI Programmer
10 8 (4.30%) C# .NET Developer
10 8 (4.30%) UI Developer
11 7 (3.76%) Agile Business Analyst
11 7 (3.76%) Agile Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (27.96%) .NET
2 39 (20.97%) Web Services
3 38 (20.43%) HTML
4 35 (18.82%) CSS
5 33 (17.74%) jQuery
6 30 (16.13%) ASP.NET
7 21 (11.29%) HTML5
8 16 (8.60%) WCF
9 15 (8.06%) XML
10 14 (7.53%) Silverlight
11 13 (6.99%) CSS3
11 13 (6.99%) AngularJS
12 12 (6.45%) ASP.NET MVC
13 11 (5.91%) JSON
14 10 (5.38%) Ajax
15 6 (3.23%) .NET Framework
15 6 (3.23%) XHTML
16 5 (2.69%) PhoneGap
16 5 (2.69%) J2EE
16 5 (2.69%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 13 (6.99%) Mobile App
2 10 (5.38%) iPad
3 8 (4.30%) Pocket PC
4 6 (3.23%) Social Media
5 5 (2.69%) Open Source
6 4 (2.15%) N-Tier
7 3 (1.61%) Reference Data
7 3 (1.61%) Learning Management System
7 3 (1.61%) Digital Media
7 3 (1.61%) SCORM
7 3 (1.61%) E-Learning
8 2 (1.08%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.08%) GIS
8 2 (1.08%) FMCG
9 1 (0.54%) iPhone
9 1 (0.54%) PMI
9 1 (0.54%) BBC
9 1 (0.54%) Statistics
9 1 (0.54%) RIA
9 1 (0.54%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 19 (10.22%) Windows
2 14 (7.53%) Linux
3 10 (5.38%) Windows Mobile
3 10 (5.38%) Windows CE
3 10 (5.38%) Windows 8
4 9 (4.84%) Android
5 8 (4.30%) Windows Phone 8
5 8 (4.30%) Windows Phone
6 7 (3.76%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (3.23%) Apple iOS
8 3 (1.61%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (24.19%) Scrum
2 27 (14.52%) MVC
3 20 (10.75%) Waterfall
4 19 (10.22%) CRM
5 18 (9.68%) Project Management
5 18 (9.68%) Stakeholder Management
6 15 (8.06%) SOA
7 14 (7.53%) Continuous Integration
7 14 (7.53%) E-Commerce
8 13 (6.99%) Business Analysis
8 13 (6.99%) Unit Testing
9 11 (5.91%) System Testing
9 11 (5.91%) Time Management
9 11 (5.91%) User Stories
9 11 (5.91%) Business Intelligence
10 10 (5.38%) Web Development
11 9 (4.84%) Agile Project Management
11 9 (4.84%) Responsive Web Design
11 9 (4.84%) Android Development
11 9 (4.84%) OO
Programming Languages
1 63 (33.87%) JavaScript
2 46 (24.73%) C#
3 31 (16.67%) SQL
4 15 (8.06%) Java
5 10 (5.38%) C++
6 9 (4.84%) PHP
7 8 (4.30%) Embedded C++
8 7 (3.76%) Scala
8 7 (3.76%) Python
8 7 (3.76%) Perl
9 6 (3.23%) Ruby
9 6 (3.23%) VB.NET
10 5 (2.69%) T-SQL
11 3 (1.61%) VBA
12 2 (1.08%) PL/SQL
12 2 (1.08%) Progress 4GL
13 1 (0.54%) Groovy
13 1 (0.54%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.54%) XQuery
13 1 (0.54%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (4.30%) Degree
2 7 (3.76%) ISTQB
3 6 (3.23%) ISEB
4 4 (2.15%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.08%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (1.08%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.54%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.54%) PMP
6 1 (0.54%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.54%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (12.37%) QA
2 1 (0.54%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 7 (3.76%) Puppet
1 7 (3.76%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (3.23%) Nagios
3 2 (1.08%) Tivoli
3 2 (1.08%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (0.54%) CFEngine
4 1 (0.54%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 43 (23.12%) Microsoft
2 11 (5.91%) Oracle
3 5 (2.69%) Sencha
3 5 (2.69%) Business Objects
4 4 (2.15%) ATG
4 4 (2.15%) Cognos
5 3 (1.61%) SAP
6 2 (1.08%) Progress
6 2 (1.08%) IBM
6 2 (1.08%) iRise
6 2 (1.08%) Ektron
6 2 (1.08%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.54%) hybris
7 1 (0.54%) Twitter
7 1 (0.54%) Infragistics
7 1 (0.54%) Metastorm
7 1 (0.54%) HP
7 1 (0.54%) Informatica
7 1 (0.54%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.54%) Sybase
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Rate: Up to UKP 450 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
Birmingham, Warwickshire
Steria Recruitment Limited
Posted: Yesterday
Telford, Shropshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Uniting Ambition
Rate: £500-£600
Posted: 3 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: excellent daily rate
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Leamington Spa
Jumar Solutions
Rate: Excellent
Posted: 11 days ago
Birmingham
esynergy Solutions - UK
Rate: £180 - £220 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Warwickshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £250.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
Wolverhampton
Quantica Technology - London
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
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