Period
to 21 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for Agile Software Development skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Agile Software Development over the 6 months to 21 July 2017 with a comparison to the 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 Software Development
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1 5 5
Rank change year-on-year +4 0 +12
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 303 233 193
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 23.06% 15.28% 12.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 27.90% 18.57% 16.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 207 169 161
Birmingham median daily rate £445 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.67% - -3.23%
10th Percentile £275 £250 £263
90th Percentile £534 £545 £475
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Birmingham median hourly rate - £42.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +70.00% +194.12%
West Midlands median hourly rate £28.00 £18.50 £31.44
% change year-on-year +51.35% -41.16% +269.88%

Agile Software Development is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Birmingham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1086 1255 1198
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 82.65% 82.30% 76.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 733 845 785
Birmingham median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £263 £225 £225
90th Percentile £534 £538 £525
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 27 29
Birmingham median hourly rate £14.22 £14.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.97% -35.56% +87.50%
10th Percentile £11.13 £10.73 £9.80
90th Percentile £41.15 £40.40 £60.00
West Midlands median hourly rate £20.00 £17.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year +17.65% -27.66% +30.56%

Agile Software Development
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing Agile Software Development as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Agile Software Development in Birmingham

Agile Software Development
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Agile Software Development in Birmingham

Agile Software Development
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Agile Software Development in Birmingham over the 6 months to 21 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Agile Software Development in Birmingham

Agile Software Development
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Agile Software Development in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 79 (26.07%) Scrum
2 65 (21.45%) JavaScript
3 61 (20.13%) Finance
4 58 (19.14%) HTML
5 57 (18.81%) Git (software)
6 54 (17.82%) Java
7 53 (17.49%) CSS
8 51 (16.83%) AngularJS
9 48 (15.84%) SQL
10 42 (13.86%) TDD
11 40 (13.20%) Microsoft
12 39 (12.87%) Project Management
13 37 (12.21%) .NET
14 33 (10.89%) Migration
15 32 (10.56%) PostgreSQL
16 31 (10.23%) Continuous Integration
17 30 (9.90%) Open Source
17 30 (9.90%) BDD
17 30 (9.90%) PHP
18 29 (9.57%) Oracle
18 29 (9.57%) Python
18 29 (9.57%) MVC
19 28 (9.24%) Spring
19 28 (9.24%) SQL Server
19 28 (9.24%) User Experience
20 27 (8.91%) Web Services
20 27 (8.91%) Amazon AWS
20 27 (8.91%) Test Automation
21 26 (8.58%) JIRA
21 26 (8.58%) Waterfall

Agile Software Development
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 19 (6.27%) SharePoint
2 10 (3.30%) Confluence
3 8 (2.64%) BizTalk Server
4 6 (1.98%) CMS
5 5 (1.65%) JBoss
6 4 (1.32%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (1.32%) Skype for Business
7 2 (0.66%) DNN
7 2 (0.66%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (0.66%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.33%) IIS
8 1 (0.33%) Mule
8 1 (0.33%) Mule ESB
8 1 (0.33%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.33%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.33%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.33%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.33%) WordPress
Applications
1 8 (2.64%) MS Visio
1 8 (2.64%) Simulink
2 7 (2.31%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (1.98%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (1.98%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 6 (1.98%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (0.66%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.33%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.33%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 12 (3.96%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (2.97%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (1.32%) Magento
4 3 (0.99%) SAP HR
5 2 (0.66%) Actimize
6 1 (0.33%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.33%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.33%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 27 (8.91%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (6.93%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (3.30%) Dynamics 365
3 10 (3.30%) SaaS
4 6 (1.98%) IaaS
4 6 (1.98%) PaaS
5 4 (1.32%) GitHub
5 4 (1.32%) Office 365
6 2 (0.66%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.66%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.33%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.33%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.33%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.33%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 1 (0.33%) Google App Engine
7 1 (0.33%) Heroku
7 1 (0.33%) Route 53
7 1 (0.33%) Taleo
7 1 (0.33%) Trello
7 1 (0.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 13 (4.29%) HTTP
2 12 (3.96%) SSL
3 11 (3.63%) TCP/IP
4 4 (1.32%) Firewall
4 4 (1.32%) Internet
4 4 (1.32%) LDAP
4 4 (1.32%) Skype
4 4 (1.32%) SMS
5 3 (0.99%) WLAN
6 2 (0.66%) 4G
7 1 (0.33%) VoIP
7 1 (0.33%) WebEx
7 1 (0.33%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (10.56%) PostgreSQL
2 28 (9.24%) SQL Server
3 21 (6.93%) MongoDB
4 18 (5.94%) MySQL
5 7 (2.31%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (1.98%) Oracle Reports
6 6 (1.98%) Relational Database
7 5 (1.65%) EDRMS
7 5 (1.65%) SQL Server 2016
8 4 (1.32%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (1.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (0.99%) Blockchain
9 3 (0.99%) Hazelcast
9 3 (0.99%) NoSQL
9 3 (0.99%) Power BI
9 3 (0.99%) QlikView
9 3 (0.99%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (0.99%) SQL Server 2014
9 3 (0.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (0.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 57 (18.81%) Git (software)
2 26 (8.58%) JIRA
3 24 (7.92%) Jenkins
4 16 (5.28%) Team Foundation Server
5 15 (4.95%) Subversion
6 14 (4.62%) Visual Studio
7 12 (3.96%) gulp
8 11 (3.63%) JUnit
9 10 (3.30%) Mockito
10 9 (2.97%) jMock
10 9 (2.97%) Maven
10 9 (2.97%) Selenium
10 9 (2.97%) SonarQube
11 8 (2.64%) DbUnit
11 8 (2.64%) Visual Studio Team System
12 7 (2.31%) Grunt
12 7 (2.31%) Mocha
13 6 (1.98%) Cucumber
14 5 (1.65%) JSHint
15 4 (1.32%) WebDriver
General
1 61 (20.13%) Finance
2 14 (4.62%) Retail
3 13 (4.29%) Banking
4 10 (3.30%) Manufacturing
5 7 (2.31%) Automotive
5 7 (2.31%) Legal
6 6 (1.98%) Retail Banking
7 5 (1.65%) Advertising
8 4 (1.32%) Back Office
9 3 (0.99%) Marketing
10 2 (0.66%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.66%) Publishing
11 1 (0.33%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.33%) Dutch Language
11 1 (0.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 107 (35.31%) Developer
2 44 (14.52%) Analyst
3 25 (8.25%) Business Analyst
4 24 (7.92%) Java Developer
5 23 (7.59%) JavaScript Developer
6 20 (6.60%) Delivery Manager
7 18 (5.94%) Project Manager
8 17 (5.61%) .NET Developer
8 17 (5.61%) Architect
8 17 (5.61%) Senior Developer
9 15 (4.95%) Digital Delivery Manager
9 15 (4.95%) Test Analyst
10 13 (4.29%) Angular Developer
10 13 (4.29%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 12 (3.96%) HTML CSS Developer
11 12 (3.96%) HTML Developer
12 10 (3.30%) PHP Developer
12 10 (3.30%) UI Developer
12 10 (3.30%) Web Developer
13 9 (2.97%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (19.14%) HTML
2 53 (17.49%) CSS
3 51 (16.83%) AngularJS
4 37 (12.21%) .NET
5 28 (9.24%) Spring
6 27 (8.91%) Web Services
7 26 (8.58%) Node.js
8 23 (7.59%) CSS3
9 22 (7.26%) HTML5
10 20 (6.60%) jQuery
10 20 (6.60%) React
11 17 (5.61%) RESTful
12 16 (5.28%) REST
13 15 (4.95%) Angular 2
14 14 (4.62%) ASP.NET
14 14 (4.62%) Sass
15 13 (4.29%) SOAP
16 11 (3.63%) J2EE
16 11 (3.63%) Spring Boot
17 10 (3.30%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 28 (9.24%) User Experience
2 26 (8.58%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (2.64%) Data Centre
3 8 (2.64%) Management Information System
4 7 (2.31%) Computer Science
5 6 (1.98%) Greenfield Project
6 5 (1.65%) Linux Command Line
6 5 (1.65%) Mobile App
7 3 (0.99%) SWIFT
7 3 (0.99%) Virtual Team
8 2 (0.66%) Algorithms
8 2 (0.66%) CMDB
8 2 (0.66%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.33%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.33%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.33%) Fintech
9 1 (0.33%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.33%) RIA
9 1 (0.33%) Smart Meter
9 1 (0.33%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 25 (8.25%) Linux
2 9 (2.97%) Unix
2 9 (2.97%) Windows
3 6 (1.98%) Windows 10
4 4 (1.32%) Mac OS X
5 3 (0.99%) Android
6 1 (0.33%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.33%) CentOS
6 1 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.33%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.33%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.33%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (26.07%) Scrum
2 42 (13.86%) TDD
3 39 (12.87%) Project Management
4 33 (10.89%) Migration
5 31 (10.23%) Continuous Integration
6 30 (9.90%) BDD
6 30 (9.90%) Open Source
7 29 (9.57%) MVC
8 27 (8.91%) Test Automation
9 26 (8.58%) Waterfall
10 24 (7.92%) DevOps
11 23 (7.59%) Stakeholder Management
12 21 (6.93%) SDLC
13 19 (6.27%) Agile Project Management
13 19 (6.27%) CRM
13 19 (6.27%) E-Commerce
13 19 (6.27%) OO
13 19 (6.27%) Web Development
14 17 (5.61%) ITIL
14 17 (5.61%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 65 (21.45%) JavaScript
2 54 (17.82%) Java
3 48 (15.84%) SQL
4 30 (9.90%) PHP
5 29 (9.57%) Python
6 23 (7.59%) C#
7 18 (5.94%) Ruby
8 11 (3.63%) MATLAB
9 10 (3.30%) PL/SQL
10 8 (2.64%) Scala
11 7 (2.31%) C
12 5 (1.65%) C++
12 5 (1.65%) ECMAScript
13 4 (1.32%) PowerShell
14 3 (0.99%) PHP 4
14 3 (0.99%) PHP 5
15 2 (0.66%) Apex Code
15 2 (0.66%) Bash Shell
15 2 (0.66%) Groovy
15 2 (0.66%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 20 (6.60%) Security Cleared
2 13 (4.29%) SC Cleared
3 11 (3.63%) Degree
4 8 (2.64%) ISEB
5 7 (2.31%) BPSS Clearance
6 6 (1.98%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (1.32%) DV Cleared
7 4 (1.32%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (0.99%) ISTQB
8 3 (0.99%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (0.99%) PMI Certification
8 3 (0.99%) PMP
9 2 (0.66%) DBS Check
9 2 (0.66%) Sun Certification
10 1 (0.33%) CCAB
10 1 (0.33%) Computer Science Degree
10 1 (0.33%) MAPM
10 1 (0.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.30%) QA
2 5 (1.65%) Disclosure Scotland
2 5 (1.65%) PMO
3 3 (0.99%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.99%) WAI
4 1 (0.33%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.33%) PMBOK
4 1 (0.33%) WCAG
System Software
1 8 (2.64%) Docker
2 5 (1.65%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.99%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (0.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.33%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (0.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 15 (4.95%) Puppet
2 14 (4.62%) Ansible
3 13 (4.29%) Opscode Chef
4 12 (3.96%) Salt
5 4 (1.32%) SCOrch
6 3 (0.99%) Kubernetes
6 3 (0.99%) Terraform
7 2 (0.66%) collectd
7 2 (0.66%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (0.66%) Kibana
7 2 (0.66%) logstash
7 2 (0.66%) StatsD
8 1 (0.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 40 (13.20%) Microsoft
2 29 (9.57%) Oracle
3 9 (2.97%) Rackspace
4 6 (1.98%) Zend
5 5 (1.65%) SAP
6 4 (1.32%) Cisco
7 3 (0.99%) Atlassian
7 3 (0.99%) HP
7 3 (0.99%) hybris
7 3 (0.99%) IBM
8 2 (0.66%) CollabNet
8 2 (0.66%) Demandware
8 2 (0.66%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.66%) ServiceNow
8 2 (0.66%) VMware
9 1 (0.33%) Capita
9 1 (0.33%) Citrix
9 1 (0.33%) Cognizant
9 1 (0.33%) Google
9 1 (0.33%) SaltStack
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