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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Agile Software Development
Rank 1 4 7
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +3
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 711 360 259
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 22.57% 14.94% 10.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 27.48% 19.69% 13.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 435 255 156
Median daily rate £415 £375 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.66% +0.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £190 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 1
Median hourly rate £17.00 £27.50 £6.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.18% +358.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+8.75% +11.11%
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
2587 1828 1880
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 82.13% 75.88% 77.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1573 1124 999
Median daily rate £400 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 84 135
Median hourly rate £17.00 £30.00 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.33% -4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.06 £12.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £42.88 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +15.09%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 0 182 £450 - 8
Coventry 0 170 £400 +8.10% 24
Birmingham 0 167 £400 +6.66% 53
Warwickshire +1 40 £345 -1.42% 18
Staffordshire +9 22 £374 +4.54% 9
Solihull -8 13 £500 +20.48% 5
Worcestershire +4 11 £288 -11.53% 6
Herefordshire - 6 £344 - 2
Wolverhampton -2 2 £408 +63.00%
West Bromwich - 2 - -
Kingswinford - 1 £298 -
Walsall - 1 £350 - 2
Agile Software Development
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 321 (25.16%) Java
2 306 (23.98%) Scrum
3 245 (19.20%) SQL
4 216 (16.93%) HTML
5 208 (16.30%) .NET
6 193 (15.13%) Microsoft
7 192 (15.05%) CSS
8 181 (14.18%) JavaScript
9 177 (13.87%) C#
10 170 (13.32%) Waterfall
11 160 (12.54%) Git (software)
12 149 (11.68%) Linux
13 140 (10.97%) DevOps
14 139 (10.89%) TDD
15 137 (10.74%) Oracle
16 136 (10.66%) Puppet
17 135 (10.58%) Open Source
18 133 (10.42%) Software Engineering
19 132 (10.34%) MongoDB
20 129 (10.11%) Finance
21 126 (9.87%) Unix
22 125 (9.80%) JIRA
23 123 (9.64%) Spring
24 120 (9.40%) Continuous Integration
25 119 (9.33%) SQL Server
26 108 (8.46%) J2EE
27 105 (8.23%) MVC
28 103 (8.07%) JSON
28 103 (8.07%) User Experience
29 101 (7.92%) 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 79 (6.19%) Confluence
2 54 (4.23%) WebLogic
3 52 (4.08%) JBoss
4 42 (3.29%) CMS
5 35 (2.74%) Apache
6 29 (2.27%) SharePoint
7 25 (1.96%) Documentum
8 18 (1.41%) Apache ServiceMix
9 17 (1.33%) Captiva
10 15 (1.18%) Mule
11 14 (1.10%) IIS
11 14 (1.10%) SAS
11 14 (1.10%) WebSphere
12 12 (0.94%) Apache Pig
12 12 (0.94%) Sitefinity
12 12 (0.94%) WebLogic Portal
13 10 (0.78%) Elasticsearch
13 10 (0.78%) Oracle Workflow
14 9 (0.71%) BizTalk Server
15 8 (0.63%) Tomcat
Applications
1 85 (6.66%) MS Excel
2 25 (1.96%) MS Office
3 20 (1.57%) MS Visio
4 17 (1.33%) MS PowerPoint
5 16 (1.25%) MS Project
6 11 (0.86%) Photoshop
7 5 (0.39%) Open Workbench
8 3 (0.24%) OmniGraffle
8 3 (0.24%) SPSS
9 2 (0.16%) Simulink
10 1 (0.078%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.078%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 62 (4.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.24%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (0.16%) Oracle 11i
3 2 (0.16%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.16%) Oracle Assets
3 2 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.078%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.078%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.078%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
4 1 (0.078%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.078%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.078%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.078%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.078%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.078%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.078%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.078%) Primavera
4 1 (0.078%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 83 (6.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 37 (2.90%) Amazon AWS
3 29 (2.27%) Cloud Computing
4 21 (1.65%) IaaS
5 17 (1.33%) SaaS
6 12 (0.94%) GitHub
6 12 (0.94%) Google Cloud Platform
7 10 (0.78%) Amazon EC2
7 10 (0.78%) Google App Engine
7 10 (0.78%) Office 365
8 7 (0.55%) Heroku
9 4 (0.31%) Google Play
9 4 (0.31%) PaaS
9 4 (0.31%) SuccessFactors
10 1 (0.078%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 1 (0.078%) Google Analytics
10 1 (0.078%) Google Drive
10 1 (0.078%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 38 (2.98%) HTTP
2 20 (1.57%) Network Security
3 17 (1.33%) SSL
4 12 (0.94%) TCP/IP
5 10 (0.78%) Internet
6 7 (0.55%) Ethernet
6 7 (0.55%) IPv4
6 7 (0.55%) SNMP
7 6 (0.47%) DNS
7 6 (0.47%) Firewall
8 4 (0.31%) WAN
9 3 (0.24%) Intranet
9 3 (0.24%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (0.16%) ICMP
10 2 (0.16%) LAN
10 2 (0.16%) VPN
11 1 (0.078%) 3G
11 1 (0.078%) 4G
11 1 (0.078%) DSL
11 1 (0.078%) GPRS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 132 (10.34%) MongoDB
2 119 (9.33%) SQL Server
3 56 (4.39%) Data Warehouse
4 34 (2.66%) BusinessObjects
5 32 (2.51%) Hadoop
6 30 (2.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 28 (2.19%) Relational Database
7 28 (2.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 27 (2.12%) Big Data
9 22 (1.72%) Oracle Database
10 21 (1.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 19 (1.49%) MySQL
12 17 (1.33%) SQL Server 2012
13 16 (1.25%) Oracle Reports
13 16 (1.25%) Pentaho
14 12 (0.94%) Apache Hive
14 12 (0.94%) Sqoop
15 11 (0.86%) Oracle OWB
16 10 (0.78%) SQL Server 2014
17 9 (0.71%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 160 (12.54%) Git (software)
2 125 (9.80%) JIRA
3 73 (5.72%) Selenium
4 71 (5.56%) Visual Studio
5 67 (5.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 62 (4.86%) Jenkins
7 57 (4.47%) Maven
8 56 (4.39%) Team Foundation Server
9 41 (3.21%) WebDriver
10 37 (2.90%) Subversion
11 35 (2.74%) ClearQuest
12 32 (2.51%) JUnit
13 27 (2.12%) ClearCase
14 25 (1.96%) Sonatype Nexus
15 24 (1.88%) FishEye
15 24 (1.88%) JIRA Agile
15 24 (1.88%) PVCS
15 24 (1.88%) SoapUI
16 22 (1.72%) Bitbucket
17 21 (1.65%) IntelliJ
General
1 129 (10.11%) Finance
2 43 (3.37%) Retail
3 23 (1.80%) Legal
3 23 (1.80%) Marketing
4 16 (1.25%) Publishing
5 15 (1.18%) Automotive
6 12 (0.94%) Banking
7 11 (0.86%) Manufacturing
7 11 (0.86%) Telecoms
8 8 (0.63%) Local Government
9 5 (0.39%) Billing
10 4 (0.31%) Games
11 3 (0.24%) Back Office
12 2 (0.16%) Advertising
12 2 (0.16%) Aerospace
12 2 (0.16%) Corporate Banking
12 2 (0.16%) Electronics
13 1 (0.078%) General Ledger
13 1 (0.078%) Military
Job Titles
1 454 (35.58%) Developer
2 187 (14.66%) Analyst
2 187 (14.66%) Architect
3 125 (9.80%) Business Analyst
4 102 (7.99%) .NET Developer
5 91 (7.13%) Java Developer
6 85 (6.66%) Project Manager
7 61 (4.78%) Software Architect
8 58 (4.55%) C# Developer
9 56 (4.39%) Designer
10 55 (4.31%) Scrum Master
11 54 (4.23%) Java Architect
12 50 (3.92%) Software Engineer
13 47 (3.68%) C# .NET Developer
14 46 (3.61%) Test Analyst
15 43 (3.37%) DevOps Engineer
16 39 (3.06%) Lead Developer
17 36 (2.82%) Senior Developer
18 35 (2.74%) Java Software Architect
18 35 (2.74%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 216 (16.93%) HTML
2 208 (16.30%) .NET
3 192 (15.05%) CSS
4 123 (9.64%) Spring
5 108 (8.46%) J2EE
6 103 (8.07%) JSON
7 88 (6.90%) XML
8 87 (6.82%) ASP.NET
8 87 (6.82%) HTML5
9 81 (6.35%) Play Framework
10 78 (6.11%) Web Services
11 66 (5.17%) REST
12 60 (4.70%) Spring Boot
13 55 (4.31%) SOAP
14 53 (4.15%) AngularJS
15 52 (4.08%) jQuery
16 51 (4.00%) WCF
17 50 (3.92%) .NET Framework
18 49 (3.84%) RabbitMQ
19 48 (3.76%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 103 (8.07%) User Experience
2 78 (6.11%) Analytical Skills
3 42 (3.29%) Mobile App
4 31 (2.43%) Psychology
5 29 (2.27%) Computer Science
6 21 (1.65%) Management Information System
7 16 (1.25%) Data Centre
7 16 (1.25%) Social Media
8 14 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
9 9 (0.71%) Data Conversion
9 9 (0.71%) Embedded Systems
10 6 (0.47%) Smart Meter
10 6 (0.47%) Visualisation
11 5 (0.39%) Client/Server
11 5 (0.39%) Digital Media
11 5 (0.39%) Inversion of Control
11 5 (0.39%) Virtual Team
12 4 (0.31%) Data Structures
12 4 (0.31%) Minimum Viable Product
12 4 (0.31%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 149 (11.68%) Linux
2 126 (9.87%) Unix
3 86 (6.74%) Windows
4 25 (1.96%) Windows Server
5 15 (1.18%) Apple iOS
6 13 (1.02%) Android
7 12 (0.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 9 (0.71%) AIX
8 9 (0.71%) Solaris
9 5 (0.39%) Fedora
9 5 (0.39%) SUSE
10 3 (0.24%) CentOS
10 3 (0.24%) Ubuntu
10 3 (0.24%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.16%) VMS
11 2 (0.16%) VxWorks
11 2 (0.16%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.078%) MVS
12 1 (0.078%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 306 (23.98%) Scrum
2 170 (13.32%) Waterfall
3 140 (10.97%) DevOps
4 139 (10.89%) TDD
5 135 (10.58%) Open Source
6 133 (10.42%) Software Engineering
7 120 (9.40%) Continuous Integration
8 105 (8.23%) MVC
9 101 (7.92%) Project Management
10 93 (7.29%) Microservices
11 88 (6.90%) Configuration Management
12 86 (6.74%) Data Modelling
12 86 (6.74%) User Stories
13 84 (6.58%) CRM
14 78 (6.11%) Web Development
15 69 (5.41%) Business Intelligence
15 69 (5.41%) SDLC
16 68 (5.33%) Business Analysis
17 66 (5.17%) OO
18 65 (5.09%) UML
Programming Languages
1 321 (25.16%) Java
2 245 (19.20%) SQL
3 181 (14.18%) JavaScript
4 177 (13.87%) C#
5 100 (7.84%) Scala
6 43 (3.37%) PL/SQL
6 43 (3.37%) Shell Script
7 34 (2.66%) T-SQL
8 26 (2.04%) C
9 23 (1.80%) PowerShell
10 19 (1.49%) Python
10 19 (1.49%) Ruby
11 11 (0.86%) PHP
12 9 (0.71%) Groovy
13 8 (0.63%) Bash Shell
13 8 (0.63%) C++
13 8 (0.63%) Perl
13 8 (0.63%) R
13 8 (0.63%) VB.NET
14 7 (0.55%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 81 (6.35%) Degree
2 77 (6.03%) Security Cleared
3 61 (4.78%) SC Cleared
4 58 (4.55%) ISEB
5 33 (2.59%) ISTQB
6 12 (0.94%) Sun Certification
7 11 (0.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 10 (0.78%) PMP
9 6 (0.47%) BPSS Clearance
9 6 (0.47%) PMI Certification
9 6 (0.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 5 (0.39%) CISSP
11 4 (0.31%) CTC Cleared
11 4 (0.31%) DV Cleared
11 4 (0.31%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (0.24%) APMP
12 3 (0.24%) CLAS
12 3 (0.24%) ISEB Practitioner
12 3 (0.24%) Microsoft Certification
13 2 (0.16%) IISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (4.39%) QA
2 18 (1.41%) Data Quality
3 9 (0.71%) ISO 9001
4 6 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (0.47%) TickIT
5 5 (0.39%) SLA
5 5 (0.39%) WAI
6 3 (0.24%) Disclosure Scotland
6 3 (0.24%) WCAG
7 2 (0.16%) GCP
7 2 (0.16%) ISAE 3402
7 2 (0.16%) ISO27005
7 2 (0.16%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.078%) IEC 61508
8 1 (0.078%) JSP 440
8 1 (0.078%) PMBOK
System Software
1 68 (5.33%) Docker
2 18 (1.41%) Active Directory
3 12 (0.94%) Apache Flume
3 12 (0.94%) HDFS
4 7 (0.55%) iptables
4 7 (0.55%) OpenSSH
4 7 (0.55%) Virtual Machines
5 6 (0.47%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (0.31%) Virtual Desktop
7 2 (0.16%) vCloud
8 1 (0.078%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 136 (10.66%) Puppet
2 30 (2.35%) Graphite
3 22 (1.72%) Opscode Chef
4 19 (1.49%) Grafana
5 17 (1.33%) Terraform
6 15 (1.18%) Consul
7 13 (1.02%) SCOM
8 11 (0.86%) HP Quality Center
9 8 (0.63%) Packer
10 7 (0.55%) Kibana
11 6 (0.47%) logstash
12 4 (0.31%) CA Spectrum
12 4 (0.31%) Uchiwa
13 3 (0.24%) Ansible
14 2 (0.16%) NetBackup
14 2 (0.16%) ZABBIX
15 1 (0.078%) vRealize
15 1 (0.078%) WSUS
Vendors
1 193 (15.13%) Microsoft
2 137 (10.74%) Oracle
3 90 (7.05%) Pega
4 37 (2.90%) WSO2
5 32 (2.51%) Informatica
5 32 (2.51%) webMethods
6 29 (2.27%) VMware
7 27 (2.12%) Google
8 25 (1.96%) Atlassian
9 23 (1.80%) EMC
9 23 (1.80%) MuleSoft
10 21 (1.65%) Adobe
11 19 (1.49%) Red Hat
12 16 (1.25%) BMC
13 11 (0.86%) SAP
14 9 (0.71%) IBM
15 8 (0.63%) SaltStack
16 7 (0.55%) Cloudera
17 6 (0.47%) Sun
17 6 (0.47%) Xamarin
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Reed Technology
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Telford, Shropshire
Square One Resources
Posted: 2 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Rate: £500 - 550 per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 5 days ago
West Midlands
APM Resources
Rate: Up to £525 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £200 - £350 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Rate: £450.00 - £455 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry
People Source Consulting
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
LA International
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £450 to £530 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £450.00 - £510.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Warwickshire
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £450.00 - £510.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Warwickshire
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £390.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £350.00 - £390.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £450 - £500 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
G2 Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands
Robert Walters
Rate: Market rate
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry
Bluefire Professional Services
Rate: £340 per day, Initial contract until December 16'
Posted: 26 days ago
Coventry
Bluefire Professional Services
Rate: Up to £500 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
People Source Consulting
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago