The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the West Midlands region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 40 41 52
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +11
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 90 68 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 3.81% 3.67% 2.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.14% 5.64% 4.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 37 25
Average daily rate
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£370 £340 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.82% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £485 £417
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £348
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +4.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +9.59%
Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1752 1206 1533
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 74.21% 65.05% 67.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 929 602 738
Average daily rate £370 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 146 58 63
Average hourly rate £33.00 £37.80 £24.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.69% +55.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £14.33 £11.76
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.54 £37.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.90% +3.33%
Agile Software Development
England

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 11 July 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 11 July 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
Coventry +4 26 £420 +40.00% 6
Birmingham 0 23 £438 +20.68% 13
Warwickshire -2 13 £308 +2.50% 4
Staffordshire +5 8 £375 +15.38% 5
Solihull +5 3 - - 1
Shropshire - 2 £315 -
Worcestershire - - - - 2
Sutton Coldfield - - - - 2
Walsall - - - -
Wolverhampton - - - - 2
Herefordshire - - - - 1
Agile Software Development
England

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

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 48 (30.00%) .NET
2 46 (28.75%) C#
3 38 (23.75%) Scrum
4 37 (23.13%) JavaScript
5 35 (21.88%) Web Services
6 31 (19.38%) ASP.NET
7 27 (16.88%) Microsoft
7 27 (16.88%) MVC
8 26 (16.25%) Finance
9 21 (13.13%) Visual Studio
9 21 (13.13%) jQuery
10 20 (12.50%) SQL Server
10 20 (12.50%) HTML
10 20 (12.50%) Project Management
10 20 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
11 19 (11.88%) SQL
11 19 (11.88%) CSS
11 19 (11.88%) MS Excel
12 17 (10.63%) SharePoint
12 17 (10.63%) QA
12 17 (10.63%) Stakeholder Management
13 16 (10.00%) Waterfall
14 15 (9.38%) Team Foundation Server
14 15 (9.38%) TDD
14 15 (9.38%) CRM
14 15 (9.38%) Windows
15 14 (8.75%) Linux
15 14 (8.75%) SOA
16 13 (8.13%) XML
16 13 (8.13%) Business Analysis

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

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 17 (10.63%) SharePoint
2 12 (7.50%) CMS
3 5 (3.13%) SAS
4 4 (2.50%) IIS
4 4 (2.50%) Sitecore CMS
5 3 (1.88%) Apache
5 3 (1.88%) Joomla!
5 3 (1.88%) Drupal
5 3 (1.88%) Alfresco
6 2 (1.25%) WordPress
7 1 (0.63%) Confluence
7 1 (0.63%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.63%) Node.js
7 1 (0.63%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 19 (11.88%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.88%) MS Office
3 2 (1.25%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.25%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 10 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.25%) e-Work
3 1 (0.63%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.63%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.63%) TRIRIGA
3 1 (0.63%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.25%) SaaS
1 2 (1.25%) GitHub
2 1 (0.63%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.38%) LDAP
2 6 (3.75%) Intranet
3 2 (1.25%) Internet
4 1 (0.63%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.63%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 9 (5.63%) MySQL
3 8 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (3.13%) Relational Database
5 4 (2.50%) SAP BW
5 4 (2.50%) SAP BI
6 3 (1.88%) RDBMS
6 3 (1.88%) Oracle Database
6 3 (1.88%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (1.88%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (1.25%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.63%) MS Access
8 1 (0.63%) OLTP
8 1 (0.63%) Oracle OWB
8 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.63%) Oracle ODI
8 1 (0.63%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 21 (13.13%) Visual Studio
2 15 (9.38%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (3.75%) Selenium
4 4 (2.50%) JIRA
4 4 (2.50%) JUnit
4 4 (2.50%) Eclipse
5 2 (1.25%) NUnit
5 2 (1.25%) Ant
5 2 (1.25%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (1.25%) MSTest
5 2 (1.25%) Rhino Mocks
5 2 (1.25%) TestNG
5 2 (1.25%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.63%) PhoneGap
6 1 (0.63%) Jasmine
6 1 (0.63%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.63%) Grunt
6 1 (0.63%) Karma Test Runner
6 1 (0.63%) Yeoman
6 1 (0.63%) T4 Templates
General
1 26 (16.25%) Finance
2 7 (4.38%) Banking
2 7 (4.38%) Retail
3 5 (3.13%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.50%) Automotive
5 2 (1.25%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.25%) Front Office
5 2 (1.25%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.25%) Local Government
5 2 (1.25%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 68 (42.50%) Developer
2 28 (17.50%) Analyst
3 21 (13.13%) Business Analyst
4 17 (10.63%) Web Developer
5 15 (9.38%) Project Manager
6 12 (7.50%) .NET Developer
7 11 (6.88%) C# Developer
8 10 (6.25%) Consultant
9 7 (4.38%) Senior Developer
9 7 (4.38%) Ruby on Rails Developer
9 7 (4.38%) Agile Project Manager
9 7 (4.38%) C# .NET Developer
10 6 (3.75%) DevOps Engineer
10 6 (3.75%) Agile Business Analyst
10 6 (3.75%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 6 (3.75%) ScrumMaster
10 6 (3.75%) Linux Engineer
11 5 (3.13%) ASP.NET Developer
11 5 (3.13%) Business Intelligence Consultant
11 5 (3.13%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (30.00%) .NET
2 35 (21.88%) Web Services
3 31 (19.38%) ASP.NET
4 21 (13.13%) jQuery
5 20 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
5 20 (12.50%) HTML
6 19 (11.88%) CSS
7 13 (8.13%) XML
8 12 (7.50%) WCF
9 7 (4.38%) OAuth
9 7 (4.38%) Ruby on Rails
9 7 (4.38%) OAuth2
10 6 (3.75%) Ajax
10 6 (3.75%) Silverlight
10 6 (3.75%) JSON
11 5 (3.13%) .NET Framework
11 5 (3.13%) WPF
11 5 (3.13%) HTML5
11 5 (3.13%) AngularJS
12 4 (2.50%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 7 (4.38%) Open Source
2 6 (3.75%) Social Media
3 4 (2.50%) Digital Media
3 4 (2.50%) Reference Data
4 3 (1.88%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (1.88%) iPad
5 2 (1.25%) N-Tier
5 2 (1.25%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.25%) Psychology
5 2 (1.25%) Human Factors
6 1 (0.63%) Market Risk
6 1 (0.63%) RIA
6 1 (0.63%) Online Banking
6 1 (0.63%) PMI
6 1 (0.63%) W3C
6 1 (0.63%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 15 (9.38%) Windows
2 14 (8.75%) Linux
3 9 (5.63%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (3.13%) Android
5 2 (1.25%) VMS
5 2 (1.25%) UNIX
6 1 (0.63%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (23.75%) Scrum
2 27 (16.88%) MVC
3 20 (12.50%) Project Management
4 17 (10.63%) Stakeholder Management
5 16 (10.00%) Waterfall
6 15 (9.38%) TDD
6 15 (9.38%) CRM
7 14 (8.75%) SOA
8 13 (8.13%) Business Analysis
9 12 (7.50%) Continuous Integration
9 12 (7.50%) Business Intelligence
9 12 (7.50%) Agile Project Management
10 11 (6.88%) User Stories
10 11 (6.88%) E-Commerce
11 10 (6.25%) Incident Management
12 9 (5.63%) Web Development
12 9 (5.63%) Use Case
12 9 (5.63%) PRINCE2
12 9 (5.63%) Root Cause Analysis
13 8 (5.00%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 46 (28.75%) C#
2 37 (23.13%) JavaScript
3 19 (11.88%) SQL
4 9 (5.63%) PHP
4 9 (5.63%) Java
5 7 (4.38%) Ruby
6 6 (3.75%) Scala
6 6 (3.75%) Python
6 6 (3.75%) Perl
7 3 (1.88%) VBA
8 2 (1.25%) VB.NET
8 2 (1.25%) ABAP
8 2 (1.25%) C++
8 2 (1.25%) T-SQL
8 2 (1.25%) VBScript
9 1 (0.63%) VB
9 1 (0.63%) COBOL
9 1 (0.63%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.63%) XQuery
9 1 (0.63%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (6.25%) Degree
2 4 (2.50%) ISEB
2 4 (2.50%) ISTQB
2 4 (2.50%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.88%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.25%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.63%) PMP
5 1 (0.63%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.63%) MCITP
5 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (10.63%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (3.75%) Nagios
1 6 (3.75%) Puppet
1 6 (3.75%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 27 (16.88%) Microsoft
2 12 (7.50%) Oracle
3 6 (3.75%) Business Objects
4 4 (2.50%) SAP
4 4 (2.50%) Cognos
4 4 (2.50%) ATG
4 4 (2.50%) Sitecore
5 3 (1.88%) Ektron
5 3 (1.88%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (1.25%) JBoss
6 2 (1.25%) iRise
6 2 (1.25%) Metastorm
7 1 (0.63%) Open Text
7 1 (0.63%) ICL
7 1 (0.63%) Sencha
7 1 (0.63%) Twitter
7 1 (0.63%) hybris
7 1 (0.63%) Sybase
7 1 (0.63%) Infragistics
7 1 (0.63%) Informatica
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
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Rate: £350 - £450
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £250.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £300 - £320 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Steria
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 4 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £500 per day excellent daily rate
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands
Real Staffing
Posted: 23 days ago