Period
to 7 August 2020

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 7 August 2020 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
7 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 3 1 2
Rank change year-on-year -2 +1 0
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 97 317 348
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Birmingham 20.08% 22.81% 23.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 24.25% 27.37% 28.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 239 298
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% - +12.50%
10th Percentile £328 £355 £317
90th Percentile £659 £600 £557
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £463 £450
% change year-on-year -2.70% +2.78% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 -
West Midlands median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year - -26.32% +69.64%

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 400 1,158 1,230
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 82.82% 83.31% 82.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 223 789 832
Median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £232 £249 £263
90th Percentile £626 £588 £575
West Midlands median daily rate £435 £440 £425
% change year-on-year -1.14% +3.53% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 27 44
Median hourly rate £35.00 £17.06 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +105.16% +13.73% +5.52%
10th Percentile £12.95 £10.33 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.50 £44.25 £40.25
Median hourly rate £35.00 £20.00 £15.25
% change year-on-year +75.00% +31.15% -15.28%

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 7 August 2020.

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

Agile Software Development
Hourly Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Agile Software Development in Birmingham over the 6 months to 7 August 2020.

Hourly rate histogram for Agile Software Development in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 7 August 2020, 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 40 (41.24%) DevOps
2 31 (31.96%) Azure
3 26 (26.80%) Scrum
4 21 (21.65%) SQL Server
4 21 (21.65%) Microsoft
5 20 (20.62%) Finance
6 19 (19.59%) TDD
7 18 (18.56%) C#
8 17 (17.53%) .NET
8 17 (17.53%) Test Automation
9 16 (16.49%) JavaScript
9 16 (16.49%) Oracle
9 16 (16.49%) HTML
9 16 (16.49%) CSS
10 15 (15.46%) SQL
10 15 (15.46%) Continuous Integration
11 13 (13.40%) CRM
11 13 (13.40%) User Experience
12 12 (12.37%) Node.js
12 12 (12.37%) Java
12 12 (12.37%) Project Management
12 12 (12.37%) Git (software)
12 12 (12.37%) Dynamics CRM
13 11 (11.34%) Kanban
13 11 (11.34%) Business Intelligence
13 11 (11.34%) React
14 10 (10.31%) Analytics
14 10 (10.31%) REST
14 10 (10.31%) HTML5
14 10 (10.31%) SDLC

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 5 (5.15%) CMS
2 2 (2.06%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.06%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.03%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.03%) ArcGIS
3 1 (1.03%) Confluence
3 1 (1.03%) Jupyter
3 1 (1.03%) Liferay
3 1 (1.03%) Oracle Self-Service HR
3 1 (1.03%) SAS
3 1 (1.03%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (2.06%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (2.06%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (2.06%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (1.03%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.03%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 12 (12.37%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.03%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.03%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (1.03%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (1.03%) Oracle Payroll
2 1 (1.03%) SAP EWM
2 1 (1.03%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 31 (31.96%) Azure
2 10 (10.31%) Power Platform
3 7 (7.22%) AWS
3 7 (7.22%) Dynamics 365
4 6 (6.19%) Apigee
5 3 (3.09%) Azure Data Factory
5 3 (3.09%) GitHub
5 3 (3.09%) Logic Apps
6 2 (2.06%) Amazon S3
6 2 (2.06%) Amazon SQS
6 2 (2.06%) OpenShift
6 2 (2.06%) PaaS
6 2 (2.06%) Power Automate
6 2 (2.06%) SaaS
6 2 (2.06%) SuccessFactors
7 1 (1.03%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (1.03%) Data Lake Analytics
7 1 (1.03%) NuGet
7 1 (1.03%) Office 365
7 1 (1.03%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.06%) Cisco IOS
1 2 (2.06%) Skype
1 2 (2.06%) Unified Communications
1 2 (2.06%) VoIP
2 1 (1.03%) ADSL
2 1 (1.03%) Broadband
2 1 (1.03%) Ethernet
2 1 (1.03%) Internet
2 1 (1.03%) MPLS
2 1 (1.03%) PSTN
2 1 (1.03%) WAN
2 1 (1.03%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (21.65%) SQL Server
2 10 (10.31%) Power BI
3 9 (9.28%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (7.22%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 6 (6.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (5.15%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (5.15%) MongoDB
6 5 (5.15%) Redis
6 5 (5.15%) Relational Database
7 4 (4.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (3.09%) Amazon Aurora
8 3 (3.09%) Big Data
8 3 (3.09%) Data Lake
8 3 (3.09%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 3 (3.09%) NoSQL
8 3 (3.09%) SQL Server 2014
8 3 (3.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (2.06%) OLAP
9 2 (2.06%) OLAP Cube
9 2 (2.06%) SQL Server 2017
Development Applications
1 12 (12.37%) Git (software)
2 10 (10.31%) Visual Studio Team System
3 7 (7.22%) Mocha
3 7 (7.22%) Selenium
3 7 (7.22%) webpack
4 6 (6.19%) JIRA
4 6 (6.19%) JUnit
5 5 (5.15%) Jenkins
6 4 (4.12%) MSTest
6 4 (4.12%) NUnit
7 3 (3.09%) Jasmine
7 3 (3.09%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (3.09%) Visual Studio
8 2 (2.06%) Cucumber
8 2 (2.06%) Subversion
9 1 (1.03%) HP UFT
9 1 (1.03%) Maven
9 1 (1.03%) ProC
9 1 (1.03%) SoapUI
9 1 (1.03%) Toad
General
1 20 (20.62%) Finance
2 6 (6.19%) Public Sector
3 4 (4.12%) Games
4 2 (2.06%) Legal
4 2 (2.06%) Marketing
4 2 (2.06%) Retail
4 2 (2.06%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.03%) Banking
5 1 (1.03%) Electronics
5 1 (1.03%) Law
5 1 (1.03%) Military
5 1 (1.03%) Police
Job Titles
1 31 (31.96%) Developer
2 11 (11.34%) DevOps Engineer
3 8 (8.25%) Architect
3 8 (8.25%) Azure DevOps
3 8 (8.25%) Azure DevOps Engineer
3 8 (8.25%) Azure Engineer
3 8 (8.25%) Consultant
4 7 (7.22%) Analyst
5 5 (5.15%) Agile Developer
5 5 (5.15%) Java Developer
5 5 (5.15%) Lead Developer
6 4 (4.12%) .NET Developer
6 4 (4.12%) Business Analyst
6 4 (4.12%) C# Developer
6 4 (4.12%) Delivery Manager
6 4 (4.12%) Project Manager
7 3 (3.09%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (3.09%) CRM Consultant
7 3 (3.09%) Full Stack Developer
7 3 (3.09%) Lead DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (17.53%) .NET
2 16 (16.49%) CSS
2 16 (16.49%) HTML
3 12 (12.37%) Node.js
4 11 (11.34%) React
5 10 (10.31%) HTML5
5 10 (10.31%) REST
6 9 (9.28%) jQuery
6 9 (9.28%) JSON
6 9 (9.28%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 6 (6.19%) Swagger
7 6 (6.19%) YAML
8 5 (5.15%) Memcached
8 5 (5.15%) XML
9 4 (4.12%) .NET Framework
9 4 (4.12%) ASP.NET
9 4 (4.12%) CSS3
9 4 (4.12%) Web Services
10 3 (3.09%) AngularJS
10 3 (3.09%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 13 (13.40%) User Experience
2 6 (6.19%) Reinsurance
3 4 (4.12%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.09%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.09%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (3.09%) Virtual Team
5 2 (2.06%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.03%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.03%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.03%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.03%) Enterprise Cloud
6 1 (1.03%) EPoS
6 1 (1.03%) Freedom of Information
6 1 (1.03%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.03%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.03%) Learning Management System
6 1 (1.03%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.03%) Social Media
6 1 (1.03%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.12%) Windows
2 2 (2.06%) Linux
3 1 (1.03%) Solaris
3 1 (1.03%) Unix
3 1 (1.03%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (41.24%) DevOps
2 26 (26.80%) Scrum
3 19 (19.59%) TDD
4 17 (17.53%) Test Automation
5 15 (15.46%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (13.40%) CRM
7 12 (12.37%) Project Management
8 11 (11.34%) Business Intelligence
8 11 (11.34%) Kanban
9 10 (10.31%) Analytics
9 10 (10.31%) Business Analysis
9 10 (10.31%) SDLC
9 10 (10.31%) Stakeholder Management
10 9 (9.28%) Continuous Delivery
11 8 (8.25%) Waterfall
12 7 (7.22%) MVC
12 7 (7.22%) Test Scripting
13 6 (6.19%) Data Modelling
13 6 (6.19%) Data Protection
13 6 (6.19%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 18 (18.56%) C#
2 16 (16.49%) JavaScript
3 15 (15.46%) SQL
4 12 (12.37%) Java
5 10 (10.31%) PowerShell
6 9 (9.28%) Python
7 5 (5.15%) PHP
8 4 (4.12%) T-SQL
9 3 (3.09%) ES6
10 2 (2.06%) C
10 2 (2.06%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 1 (1.03%) Java 8
11 1 (1.03%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.03%) PROC SQL
11 1 (1.03%) SAS Macro
11 1 (1.03%) VB
11 1 (1.03%) VB.NET
11 1 (1.03%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (6.19%) Security Cleared
2 4 (4.12%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.06%) CCIE
3 2 (2.06%) CCIE Collaboration
3 2 (2.06%) CCNP
3 2 (2.06%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (2.06%) CISSP
3 2 (2.06%) DV Cleared
3 2 (2.06%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.03%) BC Cleared
4 1 (1.03%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.03%) Degree
4 1 (1.03%) ISEB
4 1 (1.03%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.03%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.22%) QA
2 2 (2.06%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.06%) PMO
2 2 (2.06%) SLA
3 1 (1.03%) GDPR
3 1 (1.03%) RMADS
System Software
1 4 (4.12%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.09%) Docker
3 2 (2.06%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.03%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (1.03%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (4.12%) Kubernetes
2 3 (3.09%) Ansible
2 3 (3.09%) Puppet
3 2 (2.06%) Terraform
4 1 (1.03%) Control-M
4 1 (1.03%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (1.03%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (1.03%) SCCM
Vendors
1 21 (21.65%) Microsoft
2 16 (16.49%) Oracle
3 3 (3.09%) Cisco
3 3 (3.09%) Guidewire
3 3 (3.09%) MuleSoft
3 3 (3.09%) Tableau
4 2 (2.06%) Databricks
4 2 (2.06%) Informatica
4 2 (2.06%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (2.06%) Sitecore
4 2 (2.06%) Talend
4 2 (2.06%) VMware
5 1 (1.03%) BT
5 1 (1.03%) Cloudera
5 1 (1.03%) CommVault
5 1 (1.03%) HP
5 1 (1.03%) SAP
5 1 (1.03%) Splunk
5 1 (1.03%) Teradata
5 1 (1.03%) WSO2