Period
to 24 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an Agile Developer was £413 per day in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

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
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 89 97 80
Rank change year-on-year +8 -17 -
Contract jobs requiring an Agile Developer 8 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.50% 0.33% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.52% 0.34% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 5
Birmingham median daily rate £413 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.33% +12.50% -
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £388 £373
% change year-on-year +3.23% +4.03% -3.87%
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 1524 1458 1322
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.78% 96.17% 95.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1082 930 830
Birmingham median daily rate £395 £395 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £216 £225 £213
90th Percentile £525 £550 £513
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 52 65
Birmingham median hourly rate £14.22 £14.75 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.63% -1.67% +8.15%
10th Percentile £8.39 £10.29 £10.73
90th Percentile £39.50 £27.42 £42.25
West Midlands median hourly rate £17.38 £15.21 £17.00
% change year-on-year +14.22% -10.51% +5.20%

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 24 November 2017.

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 24 November 2017, Agile Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Birmingham region featuring Agile Developer in the job title.

1 8 (100.00%) Scrum
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (75.00%) Java
3 5 (62.50%) PowerMock
3 5 (62.50%) Mockito
3 5 (62.50%) BDD
3 5 (62.50%) RESTful
3 5 (62.50%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (62.50%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (62.50%) vSphere
3 5 (62.50%) DbUnit
3 5 (62.50%) Jenkins
3 5 (62.50%) Apache Camel
3 5 (62.50%) SonarQube
3 5 (62.50%) Virtual Infrastructure
3 5 (62.50%) J2EE
3 5 (62.50%) JUnit
3 5 (62.50%) SOAP
3 5 (62.50%) Web Services
3 5 (62.50%) VMware
3 5 (62.50%) E-Commerce
3 5 (62.50%) TDD
3 5 (62.50%) Spring
3 5 (62.50%) Maven
3 5 (62.50%) jMock
3 5 (62.50%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (62.50%) Kanban
3 5 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (62.50%) Git (software)
4 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared

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 (25.00%) Apache
1 2 (25.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 5 (62.50%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (62.50%) Amazon EC2
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) DbUnit
1 5 (62.50%) Git (software)
1 5 (62.50%) Jenkins
1 5 (62.50%) jMock
1 5 (62.50%) JUnit
1 5 (62.50%) Maven
1 5 (62.50%) Mockito
1 5 (62.50%) SonarQube
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) Apache Camel
1 5 (62.50%) J2EE
1 5 (62.50%) PowerMock
1 5 (62.50%) RESTful
1 5 (62.50%) SOAP
1 5 (62.50%) Spring
1 5 (62.50%) Web Services
2 3 (37.50%) Spring Boot
3 2 (25.00%) Angular 2
3 2 (25.00%) AngularJS
3 2 (25.00%) CSS
3 2 (25.00%) CSS3
3 2 (25.00%) HTML
3 2 (25.00%) HTML5
3 2 (25.00%) REST
3 2 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (100.00%) Scrum
2 5 (62.50%) BDD
2 5 (62.50%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (62.50%) E-Commerce
2 5 (62.50%) Kanban
2 5 (62.50%) TDD
2 5 (62.50%) Virtual Infrastructure
3 2 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (25.00%) Front End Development
3 2 (25.00%) Microservices
3 2 (25.00%) OO
3 2 (25.00%) Open Source
3 2 (25.00%) Product Management
3 2 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 2 (25.00%) Software Architecture
4 1 (12.50%) Analytical Thinking
4 1 (12.50%) Reverse Engineering
4 1 (12.50%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) Java
2 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (62.50%) vSphere
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) VMware