The table below looks at the statistics for Agile Software Development skills in IT contracts advertised for the Worcestershire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Agile Software Development over the 3 months to 3 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Agile Software Development
Rank 15 13 15
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +2
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 4 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worcestershire 4.82% 3.30% 3.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.25% 4.55% 4.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 2
Median daily rate £450 £353 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.65% +12.80%
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £380 £370
% change year-on-year
+10.52% +2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+17.36% +2.85%
Agile Software Development
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Worcestershire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Worcestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
64 66 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worcestershire 77.11% 72.53% 88.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 40 43
Median daily rate £425 £425 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £148 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 7
Median hourly rate £11.00 £39.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-72.15% +132.35%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £31.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+16.12% -1.58%

Agile Software Development
Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Worcestershire 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 Worcestershire

Agile Software Development
Daily Rate Trend in Worcestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Worcestershire region.

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Trend in Worcestershire

Agile Software Development
Hourly Rate Trend in Worcestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Worcestershire region.

Agile Software Development Hourly Rate Trend in Worcestershire

Agile Software Development
Contract Job Locations in Worcestershire

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 Worcestershire region over the 3 months to 3 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
Worcester -1 2 £450 +27.65% 4
Malvern - 2 - -
Agile Software Development
West Midlands

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 3 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 Worcestershire region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 3 (50.00%) Scrum
2 2 (33.33%) Fedora
2 2 (33.33%) TDD
2 2 (33.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 2 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 2 (33.33%) WCF
2 2 (33.33%) Atlassian
2 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (33.33%) System Testing
2 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (33.33%) C#
2 2 (33.33%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) .NET
2 2 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 2 (33.33%) Linux
2 2 (33.33%) MVC
2 2 (33.33%) Aerospace
2 2 (33.33%) CMS
2 2 (33.33%) Scala
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (33.33%) Bash Shell
2 2 (33.33%) REST
2 2 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 2 (33.33%) SOLID
3 1 (16.67%) Coaching
3 1 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) Windows

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire 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 2 (33.33%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (33.33%) Aerospace
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) .NET Architect
1 2 (33.33%) .NET Technical Architect
1 2 (33.33%) Architect
1 2 (33.33%) Software Tester
1 2 (33.33%) Technical Architect
1 2 (33.33%) Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Financial Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Service Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Software Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Software Test Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) .NET
1 2 (33.33%) REST
1 2 (33.33%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Fedora
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
1 2 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Scrum
2 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (33.33%) MVC
2 2 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 2 (33.33%) SOLID
2 2 (33.33%) System Testing
2 2 (33.33%) TDD
2 2 (33.33%) Test Strategy
3 1 (16.67%) Coaching
3 1 (16.67%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Bash Shell
1 2 (33.33%) C#
1 2 (33.33%) Java
1 2 (33.33%) Scala
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Atlassian
1 2 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft