Period
to 25 April 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Coventry 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 25 April 2018 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 > Coventry
6 months to
25 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 +7
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 264 224 201
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 34.20% 28.87% 27.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 39.94% 32.94% 33.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 191 203 182
Coventry median daily rate £463 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% +12.50% +3.23%
10th Percentile £325 £325 £300
90th Percentile £550 £550 £525
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Coventry median hourly rate - £30.00 -
West Midlands median hourly rate £31.00 £26.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year +19.23% +26.83% -34.80%

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 Coventry with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Coventry
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 661 680 609
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 85.62% 87.63% 84.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 437 489 379
Coventry median daily rate £425 £424 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.24% +8.72% +11.43%
10th Percentile £281 £263 £250
90th Percentile £550 £538 £513
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +5.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 35 14
Coventry median hourly rate £22.50 £16.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.63% +10.34% -35.56%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.95 £11.08
90th Percentile £35.75 £28.40 £37.13
West Midlands median hourly rate £18.72 £20.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year -8.70% +13.89% -20.00%

Agile Software Development
Job Vacancy Trend in Coventry

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

Job vacancy trend for Agile Software Development in Coventry

Agile Software Development
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Agile Software Development in Coventry

Agile Software Development
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Coventry

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Agile Software Development in Coventry over the 6 months to 25 April 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Agile Software Development in Coventry

Agile Software Development
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Agile Software Development in Coventry

For the 6 months to 25 April 2018, 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 Coventry region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 115 (43.56%) Scrum
2 94 (35.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 88 (33.33%) .NET
4 82 (31.06%) Kanban
5 77 (29.17%) C#
6 73 (27.65%) JavaScript
7 68 (25.76%) SQL Server
8 66 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
9 64 (24.24%) HTML
10 61 (23.11%) CSS
11 59 (22.35%) Web Services
12 57 (21.59%) ASP.NET
12 57 (21.59%) BDD
13 55 (20.83%) MVC
13 55 (20.83%) TDD
14 54 (20.45%) Git (software)
15 52 (19.70%) SQL
16 48 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
17 47 (17.80%) Enterprise Software
17 47 (17.80%) ASP.NET Web API
18 40 (15.15%) Dapper ORM
19 39 (14.77%) User Experience
19 39 (14.77%) SOLID
20 35 (13.26%) Java
20 35 (13.26%) Microsoft
21 32 (12.12%) .NET Framework
22 31 (11.74%) Coaching
23 30 (11.36%) JIRA
24 29 (10.98%) Digital Transformation Programme
25 27 (10.23%) User Stories

Agile Software Development
Co-occurring IT Skills in Coventry 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 (7.20%) Confluence
2 7 (2.65%) SharePoint
3 6 (2.27%) WebSphere
4 4 (1.52%) JBoss
4 4 (1.52%) OpenStack
5 3 (1.14%) Cloud Foundry
5 3 (1.14%) CMS
6 2 (0.76%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.76%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.38%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.38%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.38%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 6 (2.27%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.76%) CATIA
2 2 (0.76%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.76%) ENOVIA
2 1 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.38%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.38%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 94 (35.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (5.30%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (3.03%) IaaS
4 7 (2.65%) PaaS
5 6 (2.27%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (2.27%) SaaS
6 5 (1.89%) GitHub
7 4 (1.52%) Google Cloud Platform
8 3 (1.14%) Google Analytics
8 3 (1.14%) Slack
9 2 (0.76%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.76%) Amazon EMR
9 2 (0.76%) Office 365
9 2 (0.76%) Serverless
10 1 (0.38%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.76%) DNS
1 2 (0.76%) Firewall
2 1 (0.38%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (25.76%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.27%) MySQL
3 5 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (1.89%) NoSQL
3 5 (1.89%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (1.89%) Power BI
4 4 (1.52%) DB2
4 4 (1.52%) MariaDB
4 4 (1.52%) MongoDB
5 3 (1.14%) Neo4j
5 3 (1.14%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.14%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (1.14%) SQL Server 2014
5 3 (1.14%) SQL Server 2016
5 3 (1.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (1.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.76%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (0.76%) Big Data
6 2 (0.76%) Cosmos DB
6 2 (0.76%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 54 (20.45%) Git (software)
2 30 (11.36%) JIRA
3 15 (5.68%) Visual Studio
4 12 (4.55%) Selenium
5 8 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (2.65%) Jenkins
6 7 (2.65%) Visual Studio Team System
7 6 (2.27%) Ant
7 6 (2.27%) Eclipse
7 6 (2.27%) Gradle
7 6 (2.27%) WebDriver
8 4 (1.52%) SpecFlow
9 3 (1.14%) Cucumber
9 3 (1.14%) GitLab
10 2 (0.76%) Mockito
10 2 (0.76%) Subversion
11 1 (0.38%) Axure RP
11 1 (0.38%) Oracle APEX
11 1 (0.38%) TestDirector
11 1 (0.38%) Vagrant
General
1 12 (4.55%) Finance
2 8 (3.03%) Retail
3 7 (2.65%) Automotive
4 4 (1.52%) Manufacturing
4 4 (1.52%) Marketing
5 3 (1.14%) Banking
6 2 (0.76%) Legal
6 2 (0.76%) Publishing
7 1 (0.38%) Advertising
7 1 (0.38%) French Language
7 1 (0.38%) Law
Job Titles
1 88 (33.33%) Developer
2 43 (16.29%) Analyst
3 37 (14.02%) .NET Developer
4 24 (9.09%) Java Developer
5 23 (8.71%) Architect
5 23 (8.71%) Business Analyst
6 19 (7.20%) Azure Developer
6 19 (7.20%) Delivery Manager
6 19 (7.20%) User Researcher
7 18 (6.82%) DevOps Engineer
8 17 (6.44%) Agile Delivery Manager
9 15 (5.68%) C# .NET Developer
9 15 (5.68%) C# Developer
9 15 (5.68%) Designer
10 14 (5.30%) Agile Business Analyst
10 14 (5.30%) Test Analyst
11 13 (4.92%) Digital Analyst
11 13 (4.92%) Project Manager
12 12 (4.55%) Digital Business Analyst
13 11 (4.17%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (33.33%) .NET
2 64 (24.24%) HTML
3 61 (23.11%) CSS
4 59 (22.35%) Web Services
5 57 (21.59%) ASP.NET
6 48 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
7 47 (17.80%) ASP.NET Web API
8 40 (15.15%) Dapper ORM
9 32 (12.12%) .NET Framework
10 12 (4.55%) RESTful
10 12 (4.55%) SOAP
11 11 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 11 (4.17%) J2EE
12 10 (3.79%) Spring
13 9 (3.41%) JSON
13 9 (3.41%) REST
14 8 (3.03%) Hibernate
14 8 (3.03%) XML
15 6 (2.27%) CSS3
15 6 (2.27%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 47 (17.80%) Enterprise Software
2 39 (14.77%) User Experience
3 21 (7.95%) Greenfield Project
4 12 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (1.89%) Public Cloud
6 3 (1.14%) N-Tier
7 2 (0.76%) Data Centre
7 2 (0.76%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (0.76%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.76%) Mobile App
7 2 (0.76%) Robotics
8 1 (0.38%) Blog
8 1 (0.38%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.38%) PKI
8 1 (0.38%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 12 (4.55%) Windows
2 10 (3.79%) Android
3 7 (2.65%) Linux
3 7 (2.65%) Windows Server
4 6 (2.27%) Apple iOS
5 5 (1.89%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (1.52%) Unix
7 1 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.38%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (43.56%) Scrum
2 82 (31.06%) Kanban
3 66 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 57 (21.59%) BDD
5 55 (20.83%) MVC
5 55 (20.83%) TDD
6 39 (14.77%) SOLID
7 31 (11.74%) Coaching
8 29 (10.98%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 27 (10.23%) User Stories
10 25 (9.47%) Waterfall
11 24 (9.09%) DevOps
12 22 (8.33%) Test Automation
13 20 (7.58%) Analytics
14 18 (6.82%) Acceptance Criteria
15 15 (5.68%) Stakeholder Management
16 14 (5.30%) Mentoring
17 11 (4.17%) Actionable Insight
17 11 (4.17%) Project Management
17 11 (4.17%) Qualitative Research
Programming Languages
1 77 (29.17%) C#
2 73 (27.65%) JavaScript
3 52 (19.70%) SQL
4 35 (13.26%) Java
5 17 (6.44%) Java 8
6 15 (5.68%) PowerShell
7 9 (3.41%) T-SQL
8 6 (2.27%) Python
9 5 (1.89%) Ruby
10 3 (1.14%) Clojure
10 3 (1.14%) Erlang
10 3 (1.14%) F#
10 3 (1.14%) Groovy
10 3 (1.14%) Haskell
10 3 (1.14%) PL/SQL
10 3 (1.14%) Scala
11 2 (0.76%) C
11 2 (0.76%) TypeScript
11 2 (0.76%) VBScript
11 2 (0.76%) XAML
Qualifications
1 10 (3.79%) Degree
2 7 (2.65%) Security Cleared
3 6 (2.27%) SC Cleared
4 4 (1.52%) OCP
4 4 (1.52%) Oracle Certification
5 3 (1.14%) PMI Certification
5 3 (1.14%) PMP
6 2 (0.76%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (0.76%) ISEB
6 2 (0.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.38%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.65%) QA
2 4 (1.52%) GDPR
3 1 (0.38%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.38%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.38%) PMO
3 1 (0.38%) WCAG
System Software
1 13 (4.92%) Docker
2 5 (1.89%) Active Directory
3 4 (1.52%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.38%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (3.03%) Ansible
1 8 (3.03%) Opscode Chef
1 8 (3.03%) Puppet
2 5 (1.89%) Kubernetes
2 5 (1.89%) Terraform
2 5 (1.89%) WSUS
3 1 (0.38%) Grafana
3 1 (0.38%) Icinga
3 1 (0.38%) Nagios
3 1 (0.38%) Prometheus
3 1 (0.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 35 (13.26%) Microsoft
2 16 (6.06%) Oracle
3 11 (4.17%) Google
4 4 (1.52%) IBM
5 3 (1.14%) SaltStack
6 2 (0.76%) Blue Prism
6 2 (0.76%) Cloudera
6 2 (0.76%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (0.76%) SAP
7 1 (0.38%) Adobe
7 1 (0.38%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.38%) Capita
7 1 (0.38%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.38%) ServiceNow
7 1 (0.38%) Syclo
7 1 (0.38%) Tableau
7 1 (0.38%) VMware