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 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Agile Software Development
England / West Midlands
Rank 2 2 7
Rank change year-on-year
0 +5
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 520 518 224
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 21.69% 19.62% 10.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 27.35% 23.90% 14.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 351 287 144
Median daily rate £450 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £523 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 6 3
Median hourly rate £25.50 £20.50 £31.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.39% -34.79%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £45.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-7.77% +25.00%

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
1901 2167 1594
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 79.31% 82.08% 72.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1212 1226 922
Median daily rate £425 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 51 102
Median hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £37.50 £37.89
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +45.45%

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 22 February 2017.

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 22 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Software Development within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017. 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 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
Birmingham +6 153 £450 +20.00% 50
Coventry 0 142 £450 +12.50% 19
Shropshire 0 55 £455 -3.19% 15
Warwickshire -2 34 £415 +18.57% 15
Staffordshire +6 26 £338 +4.65% 11
Herefordshire +4 16 £285 -5.00% 3
Solihull -3 14 £450 +25.00% 16
Worcestershire +5 7 £350 -30.00% 12
Wolverhampton +4 3 £228 -39.33%
West Bromwich - 2 £400 -
Sutton Coldfield +7 1 - - 1
Walsall -1 1 £425 +23.63% 1
Agile Software Development
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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.

1 357 (29.82%) Scrum
2 294 (24.56%) HTML
3 283 (23.64%) CSS
4 262 (21.89%) .NET
5 257 (21.47%) Microsoft
6 229 (19.13%) JavaScript
7 207 (17.29%) C#
8 189 (15.79%) Java
9 186 (15.54%) Finance
10 181 (15.12%) MVC
11 180 (15.04%) SQL
12 170 (14.20%) Web Services
13 169 (14.12%) TDD
14 162 (13.53%) CRM
15 161 (13.45%) Continuous Integration
16 145 (12.11%) User Experience
17 137 (11.45%) Project Management
18 131 (10.94%) Dynamics CRM
18 131 (10.94%) Waterfall
19 130 (10.86%) Microsoft Azure
20 129 (10.78%) BDD
21 127 (10.61%) ASP.NET
22 124 (10.36%) AngularJS
23 119 (9.94%) SQL Server
24 111 (9.27%) Open Source
25 109 (9.11%) HTML5
26 105 (8.77%) User Stories
27 104 (8.69%) Stakeholder Management
28 102 (8.52%) Git (software)
29 99 (8.27%) XML

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 51 (4.26%) Confluence
2 42 (3.51%) SharePoint
3 25 (2.09%) BizTalk Server
4 24 (2.01%) CMS
5 23 (1.92%) Tomcat
6 15 (1.25%) NServiceBus
7 12 (1.00%) Apache
8 9 (0.75%) nginx
8 9 (0.75%) Sitefinity
9 8 (0.67%) JBoss
9 8 (0.67%) OpenStack
9 8 (0.67%) WebSphere
10 7 (0.58%) Documentum
10 7 (0.58%) Elasticsearch
11 6 (0.50%) Apache Spark
12 5 (0.42%) Umbraco
12 5 (0.42%) WebLogic
13 4 (0.33%) Drupal
13 4 (0.33%) WebSphere Application Server
14 3 (0.25%) EPiServer
Applications
1 64 (5.35%) MS Excel
2 24 (2.01%) MS Visio
3 18 (1.50%) MS PowerPoint
4 14 (1.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 14 (1.17%) MS Project
4 14 (1.17%) Photoshop
5 11 (0.92%) MS Office
6 6 (0.50%) HipChat
7 4 (0.33%) Simulink
8 3 (0.25%) Camtasia
8 3 (0.25%) InDesign
8 3 (0.25%) InVision
8 3 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.25%) UXPin
9 2 (0.17%) Fireworks
9 2 (0.17%) OmniGraffle
10 1 (0.084%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 131 (10.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 44 (3.68%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (0.42%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
4 3 (0.25%) Remedy ITSM
4 3 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.25%) WebTrends
5 2 (0.17%) MFGPRO
6 1 (0.084%) CODA-Financials
6 1 (0.084%) Infor LN
6 1 (0.084%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.084%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.084%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 130 (10.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 58 (4.85%) Amazon AWS
3 23 (1.92%) PaaS
4 22 (1.84%) IaaS
4 22 (1.84%) SaaS
5 20 (1.67%) GitHub
6 18 (1.50%) Google Analytics
7 9 (0.75%) Google Cloud Platform
8 6 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
8 6 (0.50%) Slack
9 3 (0.25%) Amazon EC2
9 3 (0.25%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 3 (0.25%) Amazon ELB
9 3 (0.25%) Amazon S3
9 3 (0.25%) Amazon SQS
9 3 (0.25%) AWS CloudFormation
9 3 (0.25%) Office 365
9 3 (0.25%) Route 53
9 3 (0.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 2 (0.17%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 47 (3.93%) HTTP
2 25 (2.09%) SSL
3 24 (2.01%) TCP/IP
4 17 (1.42%) Internet
5 11 (0.92%) Broadband
6 9 (0.75%) Network Security
7 8 (0.67%) Skype
8 6 (0.50%) DNS
9 4 (0.33%) WLAN
10 3 (0.25%) Firewall
10 3 (0.25%) GoToMeeting
10 3 (0.25%) LDAP
11 2 (0.17%) LAN
11 2 (0.17%) WAN
11 2 (0.17%) Wi-Fi
12 1 (0.084%) 3G
12 1 (0.084%) FTP
12 1 (0.084%) GPRS
12 1 (0.084%) VoIP
12 1 (0.084%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 119 (9.94%) SQL Server
2 73 (6.10%) MongoDB
3 47 (3.93%) MySQL
4 43 (3.59%) NoSQL
5 37 (3.09%) Relational Database
6 33 (2.76%) Data Warehouse
7 30 (2.51%) PostgreSQL
8 27 (2.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 25 (2.09%) SQL Server 2008
9 25 (2.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 24 (2.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 20 (1.67%) SQL Server 2012
12 17 (1.42%) Power BI
13 13 (1.09%) Hadoop
14 12 (1.00%) Apache Cassandra
14 12 (1.00%) SQL Server 2014
15 11 (0.92%) BusinessObjects
16 10 (0.84%) SQL Server 2016
17 9 (0.75%) Big Data
18 8 (0.67%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 102 (8.52%) Git (software)
2 89 (7.44%) JIRA
3 88 (7.35%) Jenkins
4 85 (7.10%) Team Foundation Server
5 78 (6.52%) Visual Studio
6 70 (5.85%) Selenium
7 60 (5.01%) Subversion
8 52 (4.34%) Cucumber
9 45 (3.76%) Visual Studio Team System
10 31 (2.59%) NUnit
11 29 (2.42%) JUnit
12 23 (1.92%) IntelliJ
12 23 (1.92%) Moq
13 22 (1.84%) gulp
14 21 (1.75%) WebDriver
15 19 (1.59%) SpecFlow
16 18 (1.50%) TeamCity
17 17 (1.42%) Axure RP
18 16 (1.34%) Grunt
18 16 (1.34%) Protractor
General
1 186 (15.54%) Finance
2 54 (4.51%) Manufacturing
3 51 (4.26%) Marketing
4 45 (3.76%) Retail
5 23 (1.92%) Automotive
6 20 (1.67%) Telecoms
7 16 (1.34%) Publishing
8 15 (1.25%) Advertising
8 15 (1.25%) Banking
9 13 (1.09%) Games
10 8 (0.67%) Legal
11 6 (0.50%) Electronics
12 5 (0.42%) Back Office
13 4 (0.33%) Retail Banking
14 3 (0.25%) Dutch Language
14 3 (0.25%) Investment Banking
14 3 (0.25%) Local Government
15 2 (0.17%) French Language
15 2 (0.17%) Multimedia
16 1 (0.084%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 477 (39.85%) Developer
2 200 (16.71%) Analyst
3 137 (11.45%) Business Analyst
4 113 (9.44%) .NET Developer
5 86 (7.18%) Java Developer
6 84 (7.02%) Architect
7 64 (5.35%) CRM Developer
8 57 (4.76%) C# Developer
8 57 (4.76%) Designer
9 56 (4.68%) Project Manager
10 49 (4.09%) Microsoft Developer
11 47 (3.93%) Agile Business Analyst
12 46 (3.84%) Digital Analyst
13 45 (3.76%) Senior Developer
14 43 (3.59%) Digital Business Analyst
14 43 (3.59%) Dynamics CRM Developer
15 42 (3.51%) C# .NET Developer
16 41 (3.43%) Scala Developer
17 40 (3.34%) Test Analyst
18 38 (3.17%) User Researcher
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 294 (24.56%) HTML
2 283 (23.64%) CSS
3 262 (21.89%) .NET
4 170 (14.20%) Web Services
5 127 (10.61%) ASP.NET
6 124 (10.36%) AngularJS
7 109 (9.11%) HTML5
8 99 (8.27%) XML
9 96 (8.02%) ASP.NET MVC
10 89 (7.44%) .NET Framework
10 89 (7.44%) jQuery
11 84 (7.02%) WCF
12 67 (5.60%) CSS3
13 66 (5.51%) JSON
14 64 (5.35%) ASP.NET Web API
15 62 (5.18%) REST
16 57 (4.76%) RESTful
17 55 (4.59%) Entity Framework
18 52 (4.34%) Node.js
19 49 (4.09%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 145 (12.11%) User Experience
2 68 (5.68%) Analytical Skills
3 36 (3.01%) Mobile App
4 23 (1.92%) Public Cloud
5 19 (1.59%) Social Media
6 15 (1.25%) Computer Science
6 15 (1.25%) Data Centre
6 15 (1.25%) Management Information System
7 8 (0.67%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (0.42%) Data Protection Act
8 5 (0.42%) Data Structures
8 5 (0.42%) iPad
8 5 (0.42%) Linux Command Line
8 5 (0.42%) Private Cloud
8 5 (0.42%) Virtual Team
9 4 (0.33%) Digital Media
9 4 (0.33%) PMI
9 4 (0.33%) Robotics
9 4 (0.33%) Smart Meter
10 3 (0.25%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 98 (8.19%) Linux
2 36 (3.01%) Unix
3 33 (2.76%) Windows
4 13 (1.09%) Windows Server
5 12 (1.00%) Apple iOS
5 12 (1.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (0.84%) AIX
6 10 (0.84%) Ubuntu
7 9 (0.75%) Android
8 8 (0.67%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (0.42%) Solaris
10 4 (0.33%) Windows 10
11 3 (0.25%) Debian
11 3 (0.25%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.17%) SUSE
12 2 (0.17%) Windows Server 2008
13 1 (0.084%) CentOS
13 1 (0.084%) Fedora
13 1 (0.084%) VMS
13 1 (0.084%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 357 (29.82%) Scrum
2 181 (15.12%) MVC
3 169 (14.12%) TDD
4 162 (13.53%) CRM
5 161 (13.45%) Continuous Integration
6 137 (11.45%) Project Management
7 131 (10.94%) Waterfall
8 129 (10.78%) BDD
9 111 (9.27%) Open Source
10 105 (8.77%) User Stories
11 104 (8.69%) Stakeholder Management
12 85 (7.10%) Analytics
12 85 (7.10%) DevOps
13 83 (6.93%) Business Intelligence
13 83 (6.93%) Kanban
14 80 (6.68%) Migration
15 74 (6.18%) Web Development
16 73 (6.10%) Service Design
17 69 (5.76%) PRINCE2
18 66 (5.51%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 229 (19.13%) JavaScript
2 207 (17.29%) C#
3 189 (15.79%) Java
4 180 (15.04%) SQL
5 74 (6.18%) Scala
6 68 (5.68%) Ruby
7 63 (5.26%) Python
8 39 (3.26%) PHP
9 31 (2.59%) PowerShell
9 31 (2.59%) T-SQL
10 19 (1.59%) PL/SQL
11 17 (1.42%) X++
12 14 (1.17%) C
12 14 (1.17%) R
13 13 (1.09%) Groovy
14 11 (0.92%) Perl
15 9 (0.75%) VB.NET
16 7 (0.58%) Bash Shell
16 7 (0.58%) Objective-C
17 6 (0.50%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 77 (6.43%) Security Cleared
2 70 (5.85%) Degree
3 41 (3.43%) ISEB
4 38 (3.17%) SC Cleared
5 32 (2.67%) ISTQB
6 23 (1.92%) BPSS Clearance
7 10 (0.84%) DV Cleared
8 7 (0.58%) ITIL Certification
8 7 (0.58%) PMI Certification
9 6 (0.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 6 (0.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 6 (0.50%) Sun Certification
10 5 (0.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 5 (0.42%) PMP
11 3 (0.25%) CCNA
11 3 (0.25%) Cisco Certification
12 2 (0.17%) CTC Cleared
12 2 (0.17%) Microsoft Certification
13 1 (0.084%) BC Cleared
13 1 (0.084%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (5.18%) QA
2 23 (1.92%) Disclosure Scotland
3 11 (0.92%) Data Quality
4 5 (0.42%) WCAG
5 2 (0.17%) SLA
6 1 (0.084%) IEC 61508
6 1 (0.084%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.084%) P3O
6 1 (0.084%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.084%) PMBOK
6 1 (0.084%) SDET
6 1 (0.084%) SEPA
6 1 (0.084%) WAI
System Software
1 54 (4.51%) Docker
2 14 (1.17%) Active Directory
3 5 (0.42%) Virtual Machines
3 5 (0.42%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.17%) HDFS
5 1 (0.084%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.084%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.084%) DFS Replication
5 1 (0.084%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.084%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (0.084%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.084%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 67 (5.60%) Puppet
2 37 (3.09%) Opscode Chef
3 31 (2.59%) Ansible
4 19 (1.59%) Salt
5 15 (1.25%) Terraform
6 12 (1.00%) Grafana
6 12 (1.00%) Kibana
7 6 (0.50%) logstash
7 6 (0.50%) WSUS
8 5 (0.42%) Kubernetes
9 4 (0.33%) Graphite
9 4 (0.33%) HP Quality Center
10 3 (0.25%) collectd
10 3 (0.25%) rkt
10 3 (0.25%) StatsD
11 2 (0.17%) Marathon
11 2 (0.17%) Mesos
11 2 (0.17%) Packer
11 2 (0.17%) Rundeck
11 2 (0.17%) Uchiwa
Vendors
1 257 (21.47%) Microsoft
2 50 (4.18%) Oracle
3 40 (3.34%) Google
4 20 (1.67%) Adobe
5 18 (1.50%) Rackspace
6 14 (1.17%) Pega
7 12 (1.00%) Red Hat
8 11 (0.92%) IBM
9 10 (0.84%) CheckPoint
9 10 (0.84%) HP
9 10 (0.84%) webMethods
10 8 (0.67%) SAP
10 8 (0.67%) VMware
11 7 (0.58%) Guidewire
11 7 (0.58%) Informatica
11 7 (0.58%) Tableau
12 6 (0.50%) Atlassian
12 6 (0.50%) Cisco
12 6 (0.50%) WSO2
13 5 (0.42%) Teradata
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 17 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
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Rate: £400 - £450 per day + negotiable
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Rate: £350 - £450 per day
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West Midlands
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Rate: £450 - £550 per day
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Shropshire
Oscar
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
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Certes Computing Ltd
Rate: £350 - £380 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
West Midlands
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Rate: £400 - £500+ per day
Posted: Yesterday
Warwickshire
Oscar
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Warwickshire
Certes Computing Ltd
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Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
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Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Rullion
Rate: £330 - £340 per day
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Shropshire
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
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Redditch
Bluetown Online LTD
Rate: £34196 - £37858 per annum
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Hereford
CPS Group Limited
Rate: £250 - £260 per day
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Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CPS Group UK
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