The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cumbria 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 3 months to 23 June 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
North West / Cumbria
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 14 7 23
Rank change year-on-year -7 +16  
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 1 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cumbria 1.92% 17.39% 0.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.50% 21.05% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £490 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £388
% change year-on-year - +9.67%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £25.00 £45.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -45.05% +7.05%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £42.25 £36.00
% change year-on-year +2.36% +17.36%  

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 Cumbria with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Cumbria
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 40 38 84
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cumbria 76.92% 82.61% 68.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 7 40
Median daily rate £390 £663 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -41.13% +89.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £338 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £725 £519
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £383
% change year-on-year +3.75% +4.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 12 29
Median hourly rate £51.71 £45.50 £47.39
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.64% -3.98%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £20.39 £42.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.39 £60.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

Agile Software Development
Job Vacancy Trend in Cumbria

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cumbria citing Agile Software Development as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Agile Software Development in Cumbria

Agile Software Development
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cumbria

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Agile Software Development in Cumbria

Agile Software Development
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cumbria

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Agile Software Development in Cumbria

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 Cumbria region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 1 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) System Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation

Agile Software Development
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cumbria 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:

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Tester
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) System Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing