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 21 April 2015 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 11 22 22
Rank change year-on-year
+11 0
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 247 152 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 9.08% 6.40% 6.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.55% 9.05% 9.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 84 62
Average daily rate
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£400 £363 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +13.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £285 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 1
Average hourly rate £31.44 £11.00 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+185.81% -70.89%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £36.50 £37.20
% change year-on-year
-4.10% -1.88%
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
1968 1679 1288
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 72.38% 70.69% 70.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 1157 873 619
Average daily rate £375 £375 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £245 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £485 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £361
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 107 94 96
Average hourly rate £29.00 £31.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.93% -14.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £10.00 £14.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £65.45 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £29.75 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+5.68% -7.03%

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 21 April 2015.

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 21 April 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Software Development within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 21 April 2015. 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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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 +3 62 £375 -6.25% 35
Shropshire +19 51 £463 +23.33% 2
Coventry +2 37 £400 +21.21% 12
Warwickshire -1 29 £400 +23.07% 25
Staffordshire -2 26 £400 +6.66% 15
Solihull +9 5 £377 +0.60% 15
Wolverhampton +13 4 £235 -37.33%
Walsall +2 4 £305 -
Worcestershire +1 3 £353 +12.80% 7
West Bromwich - 1 £250 - 1
Sutton Coldfield - - - - 2
Dudley - - - - 1
Halesowen - - - -
Bilston - - - -
Herefordshire - - - - 6
Agile Software Development
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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.

1 135 (29.22%) Scrum
2 111 (24.03%) .NET
3 81 (17.53%) C#
4 78 (16.88%) Java
4 78 (16.88%) Finance
5 77 (16.67%) SQL
6 74 (16.02%) HTML
7 72 (15.58%) Microsoft
8 67 (14.50%) JavaScript
9 62 (13.42%) SQL Server
10 59 (12.77%) CSS
11 58 (12.55%) Web Services
12 55 (11.90%) Project Management
13 54 (11.69%) Stakeholder Management
14 53 (11.47%) ASP.NET
15 51 (11.04%) XML
16 47 (10.17%) Oracle
16 47 (10.17%) PRINCE2
16 47 (10.17%) TDD
17 46 (9.96%) MVC
18 44 (9.52%) Waterfall
19 43 (9.31%) jQuery
19 43 (9.31%) Open Source
20 40 (8.66%) UNIX
21 39 (8.44%) MS Excel
22 37 (8.01%) Security Cleared
22 37 (8.01%) JIRA
23 34 (7.36%) HTML5
24 33 (7.14%) Git (software)
24 33 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server

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

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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 21 (4.55%) Confluence
2 16 (3.46%) WebLogic
3 12 (2.60%) SharePoint
4 11 (2.38%) BizTalk Server
5 10 (2.16%) CMS
6 8 (1.73%) Node.js
7 7 (1.52%) Apache
7 7 (1.52%) Tomcat
7 7 (1.52%) JBoss
8 5 (1.08%) WebSphere
8 5 (1.08%) Drupal
9 4 (0.87%) Alfresco
9 4 (0.87%) MS Project Server
10 3 (0.65%) AquaLogic
10 3 (0.65%) WebLogic Integration
10 3 (0.65%) Umbraco
10 3 (0.65%) AquaLogic Service Bus
10 3 (0.65%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.43%) Mule ESB
11 2 (0.43%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 39 (8.44%) MS Excel
2 21 (4.55%) MS Project
3 6 (1.30%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.87%) MS Office
5 3 (0.65%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.43%) Simulink
6 2 (0.43%) Stateflow
6 2 (0.43%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.43%) TargetLink
6 2 (0.43%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.22%) OmniGraffle
7 1 (0.22%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 6 (1.30%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.65%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.43%) SiteCatalyst
3 2 (0.43%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (0.43%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.22%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.22%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.22%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.65%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.43%) SaaS
3 2 (0.43%) PaaS
3 2 (0.43%) Heroku
3 2 (0.43%) Office 365
3 2 (0.43%) Google App Engine
3 2 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.43%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (0.43%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 1 (0.22%) Boomi
4 1 (0.22%) Force.com
4 1 (0.22%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.52%) Internet
2 4 (0.87%) Firewall
2 4 (0.87%) Skype
3 3 (0.65%) Network Security
3 3 (0.65%) Intranet
4 2 (0.43%) Ethernet
4 2 (0.43%) ATM
4 2 (0.43%) GSM
4 2 (0.43%) SDH
4 2 (0.43%) UMTS
4 2 (0.43%) Radio Access Network
4 2 (0.43%) RNC
5 1 (0.22%) NFC
5 1 (0.22%) Extranet
5 1 (0.22%) RFID
5 1 (0.22%) VoIP
5 1 (0.22%) WAN
5 1 (0.22%) HTTP
5 1 (0.22%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.22%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (13.42%) SQL Server
2 20 (4.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 19 (4.11%) Oracle Database
4 16 (3.46%) SQL Server 2012
4 16 (3.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 14 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 14 (3.03%) Hadoop
6 12 (2.60%) MongoDB
6 12 (2.60%) Data Warehouse
7 11 (2.38%) Data Mining
8 10 (2.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 9 (1.95%) HBase
10 7 (1.52%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 6 (1.30%) Big Data
11 6 (1.30%) MySQL
12 4 (0.87%) NoSQL
13 3 (0.65%) Relational Database
14 2 (0.43%) Oracle Reports
15 1 (0.22%) OLAP
15 1 (0.22%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 37 (8.01%) JIRA
2 33 (7.14%) Git (software)
2 33 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
3 27 (5.84%) Subversion
4 18 (3.90%) Visual Studio
5 17 (3.68%) Jenkins
6 13 (2.81%) Selenium
7 7 (1.52%) LoadRunner
8 6 (1.30%) Hudson
9 5 (1.08%) IntelliJ
10 4 (0.87%) QuickTest Pro
10 4 (0.87%) JUnit
10 4 (0.87%) PHPUnit
11 3 (0.65%) WebDriver
11 3 (0.65%) Axure RP
11 3 (0.65%) Grunt
11 3 (0.65%) Maven
12 2 (0.43%) MorphX
12 2 (0.43%) ClearQuest
12 2 (0.43%) ClearCase
General
1 78 (16.88%) Finance
2 13 (2.81%) Automotive
3 11 (2.38%) Retail
4 9 (1.95%) Law
5 8 (1.73%) Telecoms
6 7 (1.52%) Marketing
7 5 (1.08%) Electronics
8 4 (0.87%) Legal
8 4 (0.87%) Games
8 4 (0.87%) Banking
9 3 (0.65%) Advertising
9 3 (0.65%) Back Office
10 2 (0.43%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.43%) Publishing
11 1 (0.22%) Local Government
11 1 (0.22%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.22%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 173 (37.45%) Developer
2 86 (18.61%) Analyst
3 61 (13.20%) Business Analyst
4 56 (12.12%) Architect
5 52 (11.26%) Project Manager
6 44 (9.52%) .NET Developer
7 27 (5.84%) C# Developer
8 19 (4.11%) Agile Business Analyst
9 17 (3.68%) Java Developer
9 17 (3.68%) Web Developer
10 16 (3.46%) C# .NET Developer
11 15 (3.25%) Test Analyst
12 14 (3.03%) Senior Developer
12 14 (3.03%) webMethods Developer
13 13 (2.81%) Consultant
13 13 (2.81%) Software Engineer
14 11 (2.38%) Agile Project Manager
15 9 (1.95%) ScrumMaster
15 9 (1.95%) Programme Manager
15 9 (1.95%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 111 (24.03%) .NET
2 74 (16.02%) HTML
3 59 (12.77%) CSS
4 58 (12.55%) Web Services
5 53 (11.47%) ASP.NET
6 51 (11.04%) XML
7 43 (9.31%) jQuery
8 34 (7.36%) HTML5
9 28 (6.06%) JSON
10 24 (5.19%) .NET Framework
11 17 (3.68%) XSLT
12 16 (3.46%) J2EE
12 16 (3.46%) ASP.NET MVC
13 14 (3.03%) WCF
13 14 (3.03%) Ajax
14 13 (2.81%) SOAP
15 12 (2.60%) CSS3
15 12 (2.60%) AngularJS
16 10 (2.16%) REST
17 7 (1.52%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 43 (9.31%) Open Source
2 24 (5.19%) User Experience
3 23 (4.98%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (3.90%) Mobile App
5 12 (2.60%) Enterprise Software
6 10 (2.16%) NHS
7 7 (1.52%) Computer Science
8 6 (1.30%) Social Media
9 5 (1.08%) Management Information System
10 4 (0.87%) Data Structures
11 3 (0.65%) iPad
11 3 (0.65%) Animation
11 3 (0.65%) FMCG
11 3 (0.65%) iPhone
11 3 (0.65%) Telematics
12 2 (0.43%) Mathematics
12 2 (0.43%) Data Integration
13 1 (0.22%) RIA
13 1 (0.22%) Mobile Banking
13 1 (0.22%) Psychology
Operating Systems
1 40 (8.66%) UNIX
2 30 (6.49%) Linux
3 25 (5.41%) Windows
4 11 (2.38%) Solaris
5 10 (2.16%) AIX
6 9 (1.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (1.30%) Apple iOS
7 6 (1.30%) Android
8 5 (1.08%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (0.87%) Mac OS X
10 3 (0.65%) Windows Phone
11 2 (0.43%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.22%) Tizen
12 1 (0.22%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 135 (29.22%) Scrum
2 55 (11.90%) Project Management
3 54 (11.69%) Stakeholder Management
4 47 (10.17%) TDD
4 47 (10.17%) PRINCE2
5 46 (9.96%) MVC
6 44 (9.52%) Waterfall
7 31 (6.71%) Web Development
8 29 (6.28%) SOA
9 26 (5.63%) User Stories
10 25 (5.41%) Test Strategy
10 25 (5.41%) Coaching
11 24 (5.19%) OO
12 23 (4.98%) Continuous Integration
13 22 (4.76%) Business Analysis
14 20 (4.33%) Mentoring
15 19 (4.11%) CRM
16 18 (3.90%) Use Case
16 18 (3.90%) Kanban
16 18 (3.90%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 81 (17.53%) C#
2 78 (16.88%) Java
3 77 (16.67%) SQL
4 67 (14.50%) JavaScript
5 20 (4.33%) Python
6 18 (3.90%) PL/SQL
7 17 (3.68%) PHP
8 14 (3.03%) VB.NET
9 12 (2.60%) T-SQL
10 11 (2.38%) Ruby
11 9 (1.95%) C
12 6 (1.30%) Scala
13 5 (1.08%) Perl
13 5 (1.08%) Objective-C
14 4 (0.87%) C++
15 3 (0.65%) VC++
16 2 (0.43%) Embedded C
16 2 (0.43%) XQuery
16 2 (0.43%) MATLAB
16 2 (0.43%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 37 (8.01%) Security Cleared
2 24 (5.19%) SC Cleared
3 22 (4.76%) Degree
4 19 (4.11%) ISEB
5 11 (2.38%) ISTQB
6 9 (1.95%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 8 (1.73%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (0.43%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.43%) BC Cleared
8 2 (0.43%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.22%) PMP
9 1 (0.22%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.22%) MCTS
9 1 (0.22%) MCITP
9 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (4.11%) QA
2 2 (0.43%) SLA
3 1 (0.22%) Data Quality
System Software
1 8 (1.73%) Docker
2 4 (0.87%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.43%) Squid
4 1 (0.22%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 9 (1.95%) Puppet
2 3 (0.65%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (0.65%) Ansible
2 3 (0.65%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.22%) Salt
Vendors
1 72 (15.58%) Microsoft
2 47 (10.17%) Oracle
3 21 (4.55%) webMethods
4 12 (2.60%) Adobe
5 11 (2.38%) Pega
6 10 (2.16%) Red Hat
7 9 (1.95%) IBM
8 7 (1.52%) SAP
8 7 (1.52%) BEA
9 5 (1.08%) Salesforce.com
10 4 (0.87%) Google
10 4 (0.87%) Business Objects
11 3 (0.65%) HP
11 3 (0.65%) Sitecore
11 3 (0.65%) VMware
11 3 (0.65%) TIBCO
11 3 (0.65%) RedPrairie
12 2 (0.43%) Twitter
12 2 (0.43%) WSO2
12 2 (0.43%) Omniture
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Posted: 16 hours ago
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Warwickshire
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Warwickshire
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Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
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Warwickshire
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Warwickshire
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Coventry, West Midlands (County)
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Coventry, West Midlands (County)
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West Midlands
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