Period
to 19 June 2018

The median contractor rate for an Agile Developer was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 6 months to 19 June 2018.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Agile Developer
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
19 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 89 84 93
Rank change year-on-year -5 +9 -4
Contract jobs requiring an Agile Developer 13 1 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.87% 0.080% 0.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.92% 0.084% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 7
Birmingham median daily rate £450 £450 £450
10th Percentile £368 £450 £350
90th Percentile £650 £450 £494
West Midlands median daily rate £485 £475 £449
% change year-on-year +2.11% +5.79% +21.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Birmingham
Contract vacancies in Birmingham with a recognized job title 1,410 1,192 1,364
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.69% 95.74% 94.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 944 796 911
Birmingham median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +4.17%
10th Percentile £213 £236 £206
90th Percentile £563 £525 £525
West Midlands median daily rate £420 £400 £395
% change year-on-year +5.00% +1.27% +12.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 32 38
Birmingham median hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.45% -9.38% +6.67%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.13 £10.73
90th Percentile £42.50 £35.43 £39.88
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £17.64 £16.00
% change year-on-year -12.13% +10.25% -8.57%

Agile Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings that featured Agile Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Agile Developer in Birmingham

Agile Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Agile Developer in Birmingham.

Contractor daily rate trend for Agile Developer in Birmingham

Agile Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Agile Developer in Birmingham over the 6 months to 19 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Agile Developer in Birmingham

Agile Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 19 June 2018, Agile Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Birmingham region featuring Agile Developer in the job title.

1 13 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (69.23%) TDD
2 9 (69.23%) JavaScript
3 7 (53.85%) HTML
3 7 (53.85%) CSS
4 6 (46.15%) .NET
4 6 (46.15%) SQL Server
4 6 (46.15%) C#
5 5 (38.46%) E-Commerce
5 5 (38.46%) Java
5 5 (38.46%) OO
5 5 (38.46%) BDD
5 5 (38.46%) Microservices
6 4 (30.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 4 (30.77%) Apache Camel
6 4 (30.77%) React
6 4 (30.77%) RabbitMQ
6 4 (30.77%) KnockoutJS
6 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (30.77%) Git (software)
6 4 (30.77%) Scrum
6 4 (30.77%) Spring
6 4 (30.77%) Kanban
6 4 (30.77%) SQL
6 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET
6 4 (30.77%) MVC
7 3 (23.08%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
7 3 (23.08%) REST

Agile Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 (15.38%) CMS
1 2 (15.38%) Drupal
1 2 (15.38%) Elasticsearch
1 2 (15.38%) WebSphere
2 1 (7.69%) Apache
2 1 (7.69%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (15.38%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (15.38%) npm
2 2 (15.38%) Yarn
3 1 (7.69%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (7.69%) Google Cloud Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (46.15%) SQL Server
2 3 (23.08%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (15.38%) NoSQL
3 2 (15.38%) Relational Database
4 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Git (software)
2 2 (15.38%) DbUnit
2 2 (15.38%) gulp
2 2 (15.38%) Jasmine
2 2 (15.38%) Jenkins
2 2 (15.38%) jMock
2 2 (15.38%) JUnit
2 2 (15.38%) Karma Test Runner
2 2 (15.38%) Maven
2 2 (15.38%) Mockito
2 2 (15.38%) SonarQube
2 2 (15.38%) Subversion
2 2 (15.38%) Visual Studio
2 2 (15.38%) webpack
General
1 1 (7.69%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (53.85%) CSS
1 7 (53.85%) HTML
2 6 (46.15%) .NET
3 4 (30.77%) Apache Camel
3 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET
3 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (30.77%) KnockoutJS
3 4 (30.77%) RabbitMQ
3 4 (30.77%) React
3 4 (30.77%) Spring
3 4 (30.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 3 (23.08%) REST
4 3 (23.08%) Spring Boot
5 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (15.38%) Express
5 2 (15.38%) LESS
5 2 (15.38%) Node.js
5 2 (15.38%) PowerMock
5 2 (15.38%) Sass
5 2 (15.38%) Semantic HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (15.38%) Computer Science
1 2 (15.38%) Data Structures
1 2 (15.38%) User Experience
2 1 (7.69%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (69.23%) TDD
3 5 (38.46%) BDD
3 5 (38.46%) E-Commerce
3 5 (38.46%) Microservices
3 5 (38.46%) OO
4 4 (30.77%) Kanban
4 4 (30.77%) MVC
4 4 (30.77%) Scrum
5 3 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (15.38%) Content Management
6 2 (15.38%) Domain-Driven Design
6 2 (15.38%) Front End Development
6 2 (15.38%) Isomorphic JavaScript
6 2 (15.38%) Mentoring
6 2 (15.38%) Migration
6 2 (15.38%) OOP
6 2 (15.38%) Pair Programming
6 2 (15.38%) SDLC
6 2 (15.38%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 9 (69.23%) JavaScript
2 6 (46.15%) C#
3 5 (38.46%) Java
4 4 (30.77%) SQL
5 3 (23.08%) Java 8
6 2 (15.38%) ES6
6 2 (15.38%) ES7
6 2 (15.38%) ES8
6 2 (15.38%) TypeScript
6 2 (15.38%) VB
7 1 (7.69%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (15.38%) Degree
1 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
1 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (15.38%) vSphere
2 1 (7.69%) Docker
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) IBM
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
1 2 (15.38%) VMware
1 2 (15.38%) WSO2
2 1 (7.69%) Google
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle
2 1 (7.69%) Xamarin