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 24 May 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Agile Software Development
Rank 2 8 15
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +7
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 563 279 192
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 20.27% 10.91% 8.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 24.93% 14.34% 10.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 314 199 117
Median daily rate £410 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.10% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £263 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+11.84% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 1
Median hourly rate £42.50 £31.47 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.04% +186.09%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
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
2258 1946 1787
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 81.31% 76.08% 75.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1277 1212 943
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £260 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £515 £497
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 90 109
Median hourly rate £20.50 £29.00 £34.32
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.31% -15.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.96 £15.50 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+12.90% +3.33%

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 24 May 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 24 May 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 0 177 £488 -0.76% 8
Coventry +3 118 £400 +14.28% 19
Birmingham -1 92 £350 -6.66% 47
Warwickshire -2 37 £340 -6.20% 23
Staffordshire +16 23 £398 +19.54% 24
Solihull -4 17 £485 +46.96% 4
Wolverhampton 0 8 £303 +21.00% 2
Worcestershire -4 7 £288 -8.00% 11
Kingswinford - 2 £310 - 1
Sutton Coldfield - 2 £350 -
Walsall +1 1 £358 +19.16% 1
West Bromwich - 1 - - 2
Agile Software Development
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 May 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.

1 295 (27.14%) Scrum
2 267 (24.56%) Java
3 230 (21.16%) SQL
4 193 (17.76%) JavaScript
5 184 (16.93%) HTML
6 166 (15.27%) CSS
7 163 (15.00%) .NET
8 157 (14.44%) C#
9 154 (14.17%) Oracle
10 132 (12.14%) Unix
11 127 (11.68%) Microsoft
12 125 (11.50%) TDD
13 123 (11.32%) Git (software)
14 121 (11.13%) Waterfall
14 121 (11.13%) SQL Server
15 120 (11.04%) Linux
16 103 (9.48%) Spring
17 102 (9.38%) Pega
18 101 (9.29%) MongoDB
19 97 (8.92%) Puppet
20 96 (8.83%) Finance
21 95 (8.74%) Software Engineering
21 95 (8.74%) JIRA
22 91 (8.37%) J2EE
22 91 (8.37%) Business Intelligence
23 90 (8.28%) MVC
24 89 (8.19%) Continuous Integration
25 86 (7.91%) HTML5
26 85 (7.82%) DevOps
27 81 (7.45%) Project 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 63 (5.80%) Confluence
2 55 (5.06%) WebLogic
3 40 (3.68%) Node.js
4 34 (3.13%) JBoss
5 33 (3.04%) SharePoint
6 26 (2.39%) CMS
6 26 (2.39%) Documentum
7 22 (2.02%) Captiva
8 21 (1.93%) Apache
9 16 (1.47%) WebSphere
10 11 (1.01%) Apache Pig
10 11 (1.01%) BizTalk Server
10 11 (1.01%) SAS
11 10 (0.92%) Oracle Workflow
12 8 (0.74%) WebLogic Portal
13 7 (0.64%) IIS
13 7 (0.64%) PowerExchange
13 7 (0.64%) Sitefinity
14 6 (0.55%) OpenStack
14 6 (0.55%) Tomcat
Applications
1 67 (6.16%) MS Excel
2 24 (2.21%) MS Office
3 17 (1.56%) Photoshop
4 16 (1.47%) MS PowerPoint
4 16 (1.47%) MS Project
5 11 (1.01%) MS Visio
6 8 (0.74%) Open Workbench
7 7 (0.64%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.092%) Simulink
8 1 (0.092%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 28 (2.58%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.37%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (0.28%) BigMachines
3 3 (0.28%) Eloqua
3 3 (0.28%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 2 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.092%) Oracle Assets
5 1 (0.092%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (0.092%) Oracle E-Business Tax
5 1 (0.092%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.092%) Oracle FAH
5 1 (0.092%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.092%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.092%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
5 1 (0.092%) PeopleSoft Financials
5 1 (0.092%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.092%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.092%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 62 (5.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 28 (2.58%) Amazon AWS
3 25 (2.30%) Cloud Computing
3 25 (2.30%) SaaS
4 23 (2.12%) IaaS
5 12 (1.10%) Office 365
6 9 (0.83%) GitHub
7 8 (0.74%) PaaS
8 7 (0.64%) Google Cloud Platform
8 7 (0.64%) Heroku
9 5 (0.46%) Amazon EC2
9 5 (0.46%) Google App Engine
10 4 (0.37%) Google Play
11 2 (0.18%) Force.com
11 2 (0.18%) SuccessFactors
11 2 (0.18%) Yammer
12 1 (0.092%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 1 (0.092%) Google Analytics
12 1 (0.092%) Google Drive
12 1 (0.092%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 32 (2.94%) HTTP
2 12 (1.10%) Network Security
3 11 (1.01%) TCP/IP
4 10 (0.92%) SSL
5 9 (0.83%) Firewall
6 5 (0.46%) Internet
6 5 (0.46%) LAN
6 5 (0.46%) WAN
7 4 (0.37%) Ethernet
7 4 (0.37%) IPv4
7 4 (0.37%) SNMP
8 3 (0.28%) DNS
8 3 (0.28%) VoIP
8 3 (0.28%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.092%) 3G
9 1 (0.092%) 4G
9 1 (0.092%) DSL
9 1 (0.092%) GPRS
9 1 (0.092%) LDAP
9 1 (0.092%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 121 (11.13%) SQL Server
2 101 (9.29%) MongoDB
3 50 (4.60%) Data Warehouse
4 46 (4.23%) BusinessObjects
5 40 (3.68%) Hadoop
6 33 (3.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 31 (2.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 28 (2.58%) Big Data
9 26 (2.39%) Oracle Reports
9 26 (2.39%) Pentaho
9 26 (2.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 18 (1.66%) Oracle Database
10 18 (1.66%) SQL Server 2012
11 17 (1.56%) Relational Database
12 15 (1.38%) SQL Server 2014
13 12 (1.10%) MySQL
14 11 (1.01%) Apache Hive
15 10 (0.92%) NoSQL
15 10 (0.92%) Sqoop
16 9 (0.83%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 123 (11.32%) Git (software)
2 95 (8.74%) JIRA
3 55 (5.06%) Selenium
4 54 (4.97%) Team Foundation Server
5 48 (4.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 48 (4.42%) Jenkins
6 40 (3.68%) Maven
6 40 (3.68%) WebDriver
7 35 (3.22%) Visual Studio
8 33 (3.04%) Subversion
9 32 (2.94%) ClearQuest
10 31 (2.85%) PVCS
11 29 (2.67%) ClearCase
12 26 (2.39%) JUnit
13 24 (2.21%) JIRA Agile
14 18 (1.66%) FishEye
14 18 (1.66%) GitLab
14 18 (1.66%) Sonatype Nexus
15 17 (1.56%) Cucumber
16 16 (1.47%) SoapUI
General
1 96 (8.83%) Finance
2 40 (3.68%) Retail
3 17 (1.56%) Manufacturing
3 17 (1.56%) Publishing
4 14 (1.29%) Legal
5 10 (0.92%) Automotive
5 10 (0.92%) Telecoms
6 6 (0.55%) Games
6 6 (0.55%) Marketing
7 5 (0.46%) Billing
8 4 (0.37%) Local Government
9 3 (0.28%) Banking
10 2 (0.18%) Advertising
10 2 (0.18%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.18%) Corporate Banking
10 2 (0.18%) Electronics
11 1 (0.092%) Law
Job Titles
1 430 (39.56%) Developer
2 150 (13.80%) Analyst
3 148 (13.62%) Architect
4 86 (7.91%) Business Analyst
5 82 (7.54%) .NET Developer
6 80 (7.36%) Java Developer
6 80 (7.36%) Project Manager
7 56 (5.15%) Test Analyst
8 52 (4.78%) Software Architect
9 46 (4.23%) C# Developer
10 40 (3.68%) Scrum Master
11 37 (3.40%) C# .NET Developer
12 36 (3.31%) SQL Developer
12 36 (3.31%) Tester
13 34 (3.13%) User Researcher
14 33 (3.04%) Java Architect
15 32 (2.94%) Software Engineer
16 31 (2.85%) Designer
17 30 (2.76%) Digital Architect
17 30 (2.76%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 184 (16.93%) HTML
2 166 (15.27%) CSS
3 163 (15.00%) .NET
4 103 (9.48%) Spring
5 91 (8.37%) J2EE
6 86 (7.91%) HTML5
7 79 (7.27%) ASP.NET
8 77 (7.08%) AngularJS
9 76 (6.99%) Web Services
10 74 (6.81%) XML
11 69 (6.35%) JSON
12 62 (5.70%) Play Framework
13 54 (4.97%) jQuery
14 45 (4.14%) ASP.NET MVC
15 44 (4.05%) Hibernate
15 44 (4.05%) Spring Boot
16 42 (3.86%) REST
16 42 (3.86%) SOAP
17 40 (3.68%) WCF
18 38 (3.50%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 81 (7.45%) User Experience
2 69 (6.35%) Analytical Skills
3 49 (4.51%) Mobile App
4 30 (2.76%) Psychology
5 18 (1.66%) Social Media
6 15 (1.38%) Computer Science
6 15 (1.38%) Enterprise Software
7 14 (1.29%) Management Information System
8 13 (1.20%) Data Centre
8 13 (1.20%) N-Tier
9 10 (0.92%) Smart Meter
10 6 (0.55%) Data Conversion
10 6 (0.55%) Embedded Systems
10 6 (0.55%) Informatics
11 5 (0.46%) Client/Server
11 5 (0.46%) EPoS
11 5 (0.46%) Inversion of Control
11 5 (0.46%) SCADA
11 5 (0.46%) Streaming Video
12 4 (0.37%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 132 (12.14%) Unix
2 120 (11.04%) Linux
3 67 (6.16%) Windows
4 20 (1.84%) Windows Server
5 16 (1.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (0.83%) Android
7 8 (0.74%) AIX
8 7 (0.64%) Apple iOS
8 7 (0.64%) Solaris
9 6 (0.55%) SUSE
10 5 (0.46%) Fedora
10 5 (0.46%) Ubuntu
11 3 (0.28%) CentOS
12 1 (0.092%) VMS
12 1 (0.092%) VxWorks
12 1 (0.092%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 295 (27.14%) Scrum
2 125 (11.50%) TDD
3 121 (11.13%) Waterfall
4 95 (8.74%) Software Engineering
5 91 (8.37%) Business Intelligence
6 90 (8.28%) MVC
7 89 (8.19%) Continuous Integration
8 85 (7.82%) DevOps
9 81 (7.45%) Project Management
10 78 (7.18%) Open Source
11 74 (6.81%) Data Modelling
12 72 (6.62%) Configuration Management
13 68 (6.26%) SDLC
14 67 (6.16%) Microservices
14 67 (6.16%) Test Strategy
15 65 (5.98%) Web Development
16 62 (5.70%) PRINCE2
17 61 (5.61%) Business Analysis
18 56 (5.15%) ETL
18 56 (5.15%) OO
Programming Languages
1 267 (24.56%) Java
2 230 (21.16%) SQL
3 193 (17.76%) JavaScript
4 157 (14.44%) C#
5 76 (6.99%) Scala
6 60 (5.52%) PL/SQL
7 56 (5.15%) Shell Script
8 29 (2.67%) T-SQL
9 22 (2.02%) C
10 18 (1.66%) PowerShell
11 14 (1.29%) Perl
11 14 (1.29%) Ruby
12 13 (1.20%) PHP
13 12 (1.10%) ActionScript
14 10 (0.92%) VB.NET
15 9 (0.83%) ActionScript 3.0
16 8 (0.74%) Bash Shell
16 8 (0.74%) Haskell
16 8 (0.74%) Python
16 8 (0.74%) R
Qualifications
1 72 (6.62%) Security Cleared
2 65 (5.98%) Degree
3 59 (5.43%) SC Cleared
4 48 (4.42%) ISEB
5 37 (3.40%) ISTQB
6 19 (1.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 15 (1.38%) Sun Certification
8 9 (0.83%) PMI Certification
9 8 (0.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 7 (0.64%) PMP
11 6 (0.55%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 4 (0.37%) BPSS Clearance
12 4 (0.37%) ITIL Certification
13 3 (0.28%) ISEB Practitioner
13 3 (0.28%) Microsoft Certification
14 2 (0.18%) CISA
14 2 (0.18%) CISM
14 2 (0.18%) CISSP
14 2 (0.18%) IISP
14 2 (0.18%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (4.42%) QA
2 21 (1.93%) Data Quality
3 9 (0.83%) ISO 9001
4 8 (0.74%) SLA
5 6 (0.55%) Disclosure Scotland
5 6 (0.55%) TickIT
6 3 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.28%) PMBOK
7 2 (0.18%) GCP
7 2 (0.18%) ISAE 3402
7 2 (0.18%) ISO27005
7 2 (0.18%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 41 (3.77%) Docker
2 16 (1.47%) Active Directory
3 10 (0.92%) Apache Flume
3 10 (0.92%) HDFS
4 4 (0.37%) iptables
4 4 (0.37%) OpenSSH
5 3 (0.28%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (0.18%) vCloud
7 1 (0.092%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 97 (8.92%) Puppet
2 23 (2.12%) Graphite
3 17 (1.56%) Grafana
4 16 (1.47%) Opscode Chef
5 13 (1.20%) SCOM
6 12 (1.10%) HP Quality Center
7 11 (1.01%) Terraform
8 6 (0.55%) CA Spectrum
8 6 (0.55%) Packer
9 4 (0.37%) Uchiwa
10 2 (0.18%) Ansible
10 2 (0.18%) Capistrano
10 2 (0.18%) Kibana
11 1 (0.092%) logstash
11 1 (0.092%) SCOrch
11 1 (0.092%) vRealize
11 1 (0.092%) WSUS
Vendors
1 154 (14.17%) Oracle
2 127 (11.68%) Microsoft
3 102 (9.38%) Pega
4 51 (4.69%) Informatica
5 33 (3.04%) webMethods
6 31 (2.85%) Atlassian
7 29 (2.67%) EMC
7 29 (2.67%) VMware
8 24 (2.21%) Google
9 21 (1.93%) Adobe
10 19 (1.75%) Red Hat
11 16 (1.47%) BMC
11 16 (1.47%) SAP
12 13 (1.20%) Salesforce.com
13 11 (1.01%) WSO2
14 10 (0.92%) Cloudera
15 9 (0.83%) Sun
16 6 (0.55%) BEA
16 6 (0.55%) CA
16 6 (0.55%) IBM
West Midlands
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £400.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
Kingswinford, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Rate: £275 - £320 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
Warwickshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Big Red Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Big Red Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £370 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Reed Technology
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
Connectus
Rate: £13 - £17 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Burton-On-Trent
Vivid Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
NSK International Consultants Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £0.00 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
West Midlands
Experis Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry
Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £375 per day + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry
Simon James IT
Rate: £0 - £375 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry
Real Staffing
Rate: £425 - £450 per day + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Sogeti
Rate: From £375 to £420 per day Daily Rate: £375 - £420 p/d (DOE)
Posted: 8 days ago
Coventry
Simon James IT
Rate: £440 - £460 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Riverside Park, - Stoke on Trent
Ticketmaster
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Lockheed Martin
Posted: 14 days ago
Birmingham
Real Staffing
Rate: £301 - £350 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
Redditch
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £250.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
Redditch
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £275.00 - £325.00 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
West Midlands
Real Staffing
Rate: £500 - £550 per day + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Birmingham
Venturi
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
Birmingham
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
West Midlands
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 21 days ago
Birmingham
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: Competitive Market Rates
Posted: 22 days ago