Period
to 22 January 2021

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 22 January 2021 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
22 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 3 2 2
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 -1
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 94 242 309
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Birmingham 15.96% 21.80% 23.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 19.38% 26.19% 27.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 175 254
Median daily rate £410 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.68% +5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £325 £363 £353
90th Percentile £588 £633 £593
West Midlands median daily rate £428 £475 £450
% change year-on-year -9.89% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £24.50 £50.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -51.00% - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £37.25 £39.50 £34.50
% change year-on-year -5.70% +14.49% +4.55%

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

All Process and Methodology Skills
Birmingham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 485 924 1,128
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 82.34% 83.24% 84.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 339 644 815
Median daily rate £413 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.33% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £224 £250 £263
90th Percentile £638 £646 £550
West Midlands median daily rate £413 £448 £428
% change year-on-year -7.82% +4.62% +6.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 15 29
Median hourly rate £18.00 £14.75 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.08% -20.30% +25.42%
10th Percentile £13.07 £9.78 £10.95
90th Percentile £43.65 £19.50 £44.00
Median hourly rate £18.00 £15.85 £16.00
% change year-on-year +13.56% -0.94% -28.89%

Agile Software Development
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing Agile Software Development as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Agile Software Development in Birmingham.

Daily rate trend for Agile Software Development in Birmingham

Agile Software Development
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Agile Software Development in Birmingham over the 6 months to 22 January 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Agile Software Development in Birmingham

Agile Software Development
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Agile Software Development in Birmingham.

Hourly rate trend for Agile Software Development in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 January 2021, IT contractor jobs citing Agile Software Development also mentioned the following 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 with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 29 (30.85%) Azure
2 23 (24.47%) SQL
3 22 (23.40%) Scrum
4 19 (20.21%) DevOps
5 18 (19.15%) JavaScript
6 16 (17.02%) Microsoft
6 16 (17.02%) SaaS
7 14 (14.89%) SQL Server
8 13 (13.83%) Stakeholder Management
8 13 (13.83%) Legal
9 12 (12.77%) Oracle
9 12 (12.77%) C#
9 12 (12.77%) AWS
9 12 (12.77%) Document Management
10 11 (11.70%) QA
10 11 (11.70%) Python
10 11 (11.70%) Project Management
10 11 (11.70%) Finance
10 11 (11.70%) Power Platform
11 10 (10.64%) Case Management
11 10 (10.64%) Public Sector
11 10 (10.64%) Project Delivery
11 10 (10.64%) Node.js
11 10 (10.64%) SDLC
11 10 (10.64%) Power BI
11 10 (10.64%) Law
11 10 (10.64%) .NET
12 9 (9.57%) CSS
12 9 (9.57%) SharePoint
12 9 (9.57%) Service Management

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 9 (9.57%) SharePoint
2 4 (4.26%) Apache Spark
3 3 (3.19%) Confluence
3 3 (3.19%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (2.13%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.06%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (1.06%) CMS
5 1 (1.06%) DNN
5 1 (1.06%) Jupyter
5 1 (1.06%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (5.32%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (4.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (3.19%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (1.06%) InfoPath
4 1 (1.06%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (1.06%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (4.26%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (3.19%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 29 (30.85%) Azure
2 16 (17.02%) SaaS
3 12 (12.77%) AWS
4 11 (11.70%) Power Platform
5 4 (4.26%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (4.26%) GCP
5 4 (4.26%) Office 365
6 3 (3.19%) Apigee
6 3 (3.19%) GitHub
7 2 (2.13%) Cloudflare
7 2 (2.13%) Dynamics 365
7 2 (2.13%) OneDrive
7 2 (2.13%) Serverless
7 2 (2.13%) ShareGate
7 2 (2.13%) Yammer
8 1 (1.06%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (1.06%) Azure Data Factory
8 1 (1.06%) IaaS
8 1 (1.06%) PaaS
8 1 (1.06%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.32%) Firewall
2 4 (4.26%) DNS
3 1 (1.06%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (14.89%) SQL Server
2 10 (10.64%) Power BI
3 7 (7.45%) MySQL
4 6 (6.38%) Hadoop
5 5 (5.32%) MongoDB
6 4 (4.26%) Flink
6 4 (4.26%) NoSQL
6 4 (4.26%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (4.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (4.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (3.19%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 3 (3.19%) Relational Database
8 2 (2.13%) Azure SQL Database
8 2 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (2.13%) Pentaho
8 2 (2.13%) Snowflake Schema
9 1 (1.06%) DB2
9 1 (1.06%) DTS
9 1 (1.06%) OLAP
9 1 (1.06%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 9 (9.57%) Git (software)
1 9 (9.57%) JIRA
2 4 (4.26%) RStudio
2 4 (4.26%) Selenium
3 3 (3.19%) Jenkins
3 3 (3.19%) JUnit
4 2 (2.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (2.13%) Bitbucket
4 2 (2.13%) GitLab
4 2 (2.13%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.06%) Appium
5 1 (1.06%) Babel
5 1 (1.06%) CA Gen
5 1 (1.06%) HP UFT
5 1 (1.06%) PyCharm
5 1 (1.06%) REST Assured
5 1 (1.06%) SpecFlow
5 1 (1.06%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (1.06%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.06%) Toad
General
1 13 (13.83%) Legal
2 11 (11.70%) Finance
3 10 (10.64%) Law
3 10 (10.64%) Public Sector
4 2 (2.13%) Billing
4 2 (2.13%) Games
5 1 (1.06%) Automotive
5 1 (1.06%) Banking
5 1 (1.06%) Local Government
5 1 (1.06%) Marketing
5 1 (1.06%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 32 (34.04%) Developer
2 13 (13.83%) Architect
3 11 (11.70%) Analyst
4 9 (9.57%) Project Manager
5 8 (8.51%) Full Stack Developer
6 7 (7.45%) Business Analyst
6 7 (7.45%) Product Manager
6 7 (7.45%) Solutions Architect
7 5 (5.32%) IT Manager
8 4 (4.26%) .NET Developer
8 4 (4.26%) IT Project Manager
8 4 (4.26%) Scrum Master
8 4 (4.26%) Software Developer
8 4 (4.26%) Web Developer
9 3 (3.19%) Angular Developer
9 3 (3.19%) C# Developer
9 3 (3.19%) Full Stack Web Developer
9 3 (3.19%) Integration Analyst
9 3 (3.19%) React Developer
9 3 (3.19%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (10.64%) .NET
1 10 (10.64%) Node.js
2 9 (9.57%) CSS
2 9 (9.57%) React
3 8 (8.51%) REST
3 8 (8.51%) Web Services
4 7 (7.45%) AngularJS
4 7 (7.45%) ASP.NET
4 7 (7.45%) HTML
5 5 (5.32%) .NET Core
6 4 (4.26%) React Native
7 3 (3.19%) .NET Framework
7 3 (3.19%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (3.19%) Express
7 3 (3.19%) JSON
7 3 (3.19%) SailPoint
7 3 (3.19%) Swagger
7 3 (3.19%) YAML
8 2 (2.13%) JavaFX
8 2 (2.13%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.38%) User Experience
2 4 (4.26%) Virtual Team
3 3 (3.19%) Enterprise Cloud
4 2 (2.13%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.06%) Blog
5 1 (1.06%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.06%) EPoS
5 1 (1.06%) FMCG
5 1 (1.06%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.06%) NHS
5 1 (1.06%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.06%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.45%) Windows
2 5 (5.32%) Linux
2 5 (5.32%) Windows Server
3 4 (4.26%) Unix
4 2 (2.13%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.06%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (23.40%) Scrum
2 19 (20.21%) DevOps
3 13 (13.83%) Stakeholder Management
4 12 (12.77%) Document Management
5 11 (11.70%) Project Management
6 10 (10.64%) Case Management
6 10 (10.64%) Project Delivery
6 10 (10.64%) SDLC
7 9 (9.57%) Machine Learning
7 9 (9.57%) Service Management
8 8 (8.51%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (8.51%) Kanban
9 7 (7.45%) Computer Science
9 7 (7.45%) Migration
9 7 (7.45%) Problem-Solving
9 7 (7.45%) Test Automation
9 7 (7.45%) Waterfall
10 6 (6.38%) Analytics
10 6 (6.38%) Scaled Agile Framework
10 6 (6.38%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 23 (24.47%) SQL
2 18 (19.15%) JavaScript
3 12 (12.77%) C#
4 11 (11.70%) Python
5 6 (6.38%) Java
6 4 (4.26%) C
6 4 (4.26%) PHP
6 4 (4.26%) T-SQL
7 3 (3.19%) Bash Shell
7 3 (3.19%) PowerShell
7 3 (3.19%) Ruby
8 2 (2.13%) TypeScript
9 1 (1.06%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 1 (1.06%) Java 8
9 1 (1.06%) Korn
9 1 (1.06%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.06%) PROC SQL
9 1 (1.06%) R
9 1 (1.06%) SAS Macro
9 1 (1.06%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (8.51%) Degree
2 4 (4.26%) SC Cleared
2 4 (4.26%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.19%) ISTQB
3 3 (3.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (2.13%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (2.13%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (2.13%) ISEB
5 1 (1.06%) AWS Certification
5 1 (1.06%) DBS Check
5 1 (1.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.06%) MCPD
5 1 (1.06%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (11.70%) QA
2 1 (1.06%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.06%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (6.38%) Docker
2 4 (4.26%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.06%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (6.38%) Kubernetes
2 3 (3.19%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (3.19%) Puppet
3 1 (1.06%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (17.02%) Microsoft
2 12 (12.77%) Oracle
3 4 (4.26%) Google
4 3 (3.19%) Citrix
4 3 (3.19%) ServiceNow
5 2 (2.13%) Atlassian
5 2 (2.13%) IBM
5 2 (2.13%) iManage
5 2 (2.13%) Intapp
6 1 (1.06%) Adobe
6 1 (1.06%) CA
6 1 (1.06%) HP
6 1 (1.06%) JDA
6 1 (1.06%) Nintex
6 1 (1.06%) Teradata
6 1 (1.06%) Xamarin