Period
to 5 December 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 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 5 December 2019 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
England > East Midlands
6 months to
5 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 3 1 1
Rank change year-on-year -2 0 +1
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 347 699 742
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 19.00% 26.09% 23.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 23.20% 31.54% 27.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 536 501
East Midlands median daily rate £425 £449 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.35% +11.55% -4.73%
10th Percentile £313 £335 £300
90th Percentile £575 £561 £538
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 1
East Midlands median hourly rate £37.50 £45.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.67% - -
10th Percentile £35.00 £42.50 £42.50
90th Percentile £46.20 £47.50 £47.50
England median hourly rate £43.00 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +1.18% - -0.98%

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 the East Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
East Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,496 2,216 2,703
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 81.93% 82.72% 84.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 814 1,448 1,710
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.56% -2.50%
10th Percentile £232 £275 £250
90th Percentile £575 £550 £550
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 104 104
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.86 £14.76 £15.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.47% -2.91% +8.57%
10th Percentile £10.96 £9.52 £10.08
90th Percentile £46.40 £32.50 £47.50
England median hourly rate £23.94 £22.00 £23.32
% change year-on-year +8.82% -5.66% +3.64%

Agile Software Development
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Agile Software Development in the East Midlands

Agile Software Development
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Agile Software Development in the East Midlands

Agile Software Development
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Agile Software Development in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 5 December 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Agile Software Development in the East Midlands

Agile Software Development
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Agile Software Development in the East Midlands

Agile Software Development
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Software Development within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 5 December 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire 0 170 £450 -5.26% 143
Northamptonshire -1 66 £420 +1.82% 13
Leicestershire -5 63 £375 -11.76% 66
Derbyshire -2 29 £400 -15.79% 31
Lincolnshire -7 3 - - 13
Agile Software Development
England

For the 6 months to 5 December 2019, 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 107 (30.84%) Scrum
2 80 (23.05%) Finance
3 77 (22.19%) TDD
4 76 (21.90%) JavaScript
5 75 (21.61%) Test Automation
6 67 (19.31%) AWS
7 65 (18.73%) .NET
8 64 (18.44%) C#
9 63 (18.16%) SQL
10 61 (17.58%) Java
11 59 (17.00%) Azure
12 57 (16.43%) DevOps
13 49 (14.12%) HTML
14 47 (13.54%) CSS
15 46 (13.26%) JIRA
16 44 (12.68%) Microservices
17 43 (12.39%) Jenkins
18 41 (11.82%) Docker
18 41 (11.82%) Microsoft
19 40 (11.53%) React
20 38 (10.95%) Web Services
20 38 (10.95%) Retail
21 37 (10.66%) Security Cleared
21 37 (10.66%) SQL Server
22 36 (10.37%) Continuous Integration
22 36 (10.37%) Git (software)
23 35 (10.09%) RESTful
23 35 (10.09%) QA
23 35 (10.09%) Stakeholder Management
23 35 (10.09%) Project Delivery

Agile Software Development
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 17 (4.90%) Confluence
2 12 (3.46%) Apache
3 4 (1.15%) JBoss
3 4 (1.15%) Tomcat
4 3 (0.86%) Apache Spark
4 3 (0.86%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (0.86%) Ethereum
4 3 (0.86%) Hyperledger
4 3 (0.86%) IIS
5 2 (0.58%) MQSeries
5 2 (0.58%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.29%) Appian
6 1 (0.29%) ColdFusion
6 1 (0.29%) DNN
6 1 (0.29%) Mendix
6 1 (0.29%) nginx
6 1 (0.29%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.29%) SAS
6 1 (0.29%) ThingWorx
6 1 (0.29%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (0.29%) Abaqus
1 1 (0.29%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (0.29%) MS Visio
1 1 (0.29%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (2.31%) Eikon
2 3 (0.86%) R3 Corda
2 3 (0.86%) SAP ERP
3 2 (0.58%) BASE24
3 2 (0.58%) Payment Gateway
3 2 (0.58%) Primavera
4 1 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.29%) SAP PLM
Cloud Services
1 67 (19.31%) AWS
2 59 (17.00%) Azure
3 9 (2.59%) GCP
3 9 (2.59%) GitHub
4 5 (1.44%) Power Platform
5 4 (1.15%) Apigee
5 4 (1.15%) AWS CloudFormation
5 4 (1.15%) SaaS
6 3 (0.86%) Amazon Neptune
6 3 (0.86%) Azure Data Factory
6 3 (0.86%) Firebase
6 3 (0.86%) OpenShift
6 3 (0.86%) PaaS
6 3 (0.86%) Serverless
7 2 (0.58%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.58%) IaaS
7 2 (0.58%) Office 365
7 2 (0.58%) PowerApps
8 1 (0.29%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.86%) TCP/IP
2 2 (0.58%) ATM
2 2 (0.58%) HTTP
2 2 (0.58%) Internet
2 2 (0.58%) WAN
3 1 (0.29%) 802.15
3 1 (0.29%) BGP
3 1 (0.29%) DNS
3 1 (0.29%) DWDM
3 1 (0.29%) Ethernet
3 1 (0.29%) Firewall
3 1 (0.29%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.29%) IPv6
3 1 (0.29%) MPLS
3 1 (0.29%) SAN
3 1 (0.29%) SDH
3 1 (0.29%) SMS
3 1 (0.29%) SONET
3 1 (0.29%) VPN
3 1 (0.29%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (10.66%) SQL Server
2 14 (4.03%) Data Warehouse
3 13 (3.75%) PostgreSQL
4 12 (3.46%) MySQL
4 12 (3.46%) NoSQL
5 11 (3.17%) Relational Database
6 9 (2.59%) MongoDB
6 9 (2.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (1.73%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 6 (1.73%) Big Data
7 6 (1.73%) PowerCenter
7 6 (1.73%) RDBMS
7 6 (1.73%) Star Schema
8 5 (1.44%) Azure SQL Database
8 5 (1.44%) Blockchain
8 5 (1.44%) Power BI
8 5 (1.44%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (1.15%) DB2
9 4 (1.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (0.86%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 46 (13.26%) JIRA
2 43 (12.39%) Jenkins
3 36 (10.37%) Git (software)
4 29 (8.36%) Selenium
5 17 (4.90%) Cucumber
5 17 (4.90%) Travis CI
6 13 (3.75%) Bitbucket
7 9 (2.59%) JUnit
7 9 (2.59%) Maven
7 9 (2.59%) Moq
7 9 (2.59%) Team Foundation Server
8 8 (2.31%) NUnit
9 7 (2.02%) Jasmine
10 6 (1.73%) Gradle
11 5 (1.44%) Android Studio
11 5 (1.44%) TeamCity
11 5 (1.44%) webpack
11 5 (1.44%) Xcode
12 4 (1.15%) Protractor
12 4 (1.15%) SpecFlow
General
1 80 (23.05%) Finance
2 38 (10.95%) Retail
3 15 (4.32%) Public Sector
4 8 (2.31%) Games
5 7 (2.02%) Law
6 6 (1.73%) Pharmaceutical
7 5 (1.44%) Financial Institution
7 5 (1.44%) Telecoms
8 4 (1.15%) Automotive
8 4 (1.15%) Banking
8 4 (1.15%) Marketing
9 3 (0.86%) Aerospace
9 3 (0.86%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.58%) Back Office
10 2 (0.58%) Front Office
10 2 (0.58%) Legal
10 2 (0.58%) Police
11 1 (0.29%) German Language
11 1 (0.29%) Publishing
11 1 (0.29%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 137 (39.48%) Developer
2 46 (13.26%) Analyst
3 41 (11.82%) .NET Developer
4 26 (7.49%) Project Manager
5 24 (6.92%) Business Analyst
6 22 (6.34%) C# Developer
6 22 (6.34%) Java Developer
7 18 (5.19%) Architect
8 16 (4.61%) C# .NET Developer
8 16 (4.61%) DevOps Engineer
9 15 (4.32%) Lead Developer
10 14 (4.03%) Senior Developer
11 13 (3.75%) Full Stack Developer
11 13 (3.75%) SQL Developer
12 12 (3.46%) JavaScript Developer
13 11 (3.17%) Java Engineer
13 11 (3.17%) Scrum Master
14 10 (2.88%) ASP.NET Developer
14 10 (2.88%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 10 (2.88%) Node.js Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (18.73%) .NET
2 49 (14.12%) HTML
3 47 (13.54%) CSS
4 40 (11.53%) React
5 38 (10.95%) Web Services
6 35 (10.09%) RESTful
7 34 (9.80%) Node.js
8 33 (9.51%) AngularJS
9 28 (8.07%) ASP.NET
10 26 (7.49%) .NET Core
11 25 (7.20%) Spring
12 22 (6.34%) jQuery
13 20 (5.76%) .NET Framework
14 19 (5.48%) XML
15 18 (5.19%) REST
16 13 (3.75%) ASP.NET MVC
16 13 (3.75%) CSS3
17 12 (3.46%) Jest
17 12 (3.46%) Spring Boot
18 11 (3.17%) Apache NiFi
Miscellaneous
1 22 (6.34%) Analytical Skills
1 22 (6.34%) Greenfield Project
2 13 (3.75%) Client/Server
3 12 (3.46%) Cloud Native
4 11 (3.17%) User Experience
5 10 (2.88%) Data Centre
5 10 (2.88%) Enterprise Software
6 8 (2.31%) Mobile App
6 8 (2.31%) Virtual Team
7 7 (2.02%) Management Information System
7 7 (2.02%) NHS
8 5 (1.44%) FMCG
8 5 (1.44%) Self-Motivation
9 4 (1.15%) Public Cloud
9 4 (1.15%) Robotics
9 4 (1.15%) Tandem
10 3 (0.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 3 (0.86%) Hedge funds
11 2 (0.58%) LIMS
11 2 (0.58%) PACS
Operating Systems
1 32 (9.22%) Linux
2 20 (5.76%) Windows
3 9 (2.59%) Android
4 7 (2.02%) Apple iOS
5 6 (1.73%) Unix
6 4 (1.15%) CentOS
7 3 (0.86%) Windows Server
8 2 (0.58%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.29%) AIX
9 1 (0.29%) Amazon Linux
9 1 (0.29%) Debian
9 1 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.29%) Solaris
9 1 (0.29%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (30.84%) Scrum
2 77 (22.19%) TDD
3 75 (21.61%) Test Automation
4 57 (16.43%) DevOps
5 44 (12.68%) Microservices
6 36 (10.37%) Continuous Integration
7 35 (10.09%) Project Delivery
7 35 (10.09%) Stakeholder Management
8 34 (9.80%) BDD
9 29 (8.36%) E-Commerce
9 29 (8.36%) MVC
10 28 (8.07%) User Stories
10 28 (8.07%) Waterfall
11 25 (7.20%) Analytics
11 25 (7.20%) Problem-Solving
11 25 (7.20%) Project Management
12 24 (6.92%) SDLC
13 23 (6.63%) Unit Testing
14 21 (6.05%) PRINCE2
14 21 (6.05%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 76 (21.90%) JavaScript
2 64 (18.44%) C#
3 63 (18.16%) SQL
4 61 (17.58%) Java
5 27 (7.78%) Python
6 14 (4.03%) C++
6 14 (4.03%) PowerShell
7 12 (3.46%) Bash Shell
8 11 (3.17%) Java 8
9 10 (2.88%) T-SQL
9 10 (2.88%) TypeScript
10 9 (2.59%) Ruby
11 7 (2.02%) PL/SQL
12 5 (1.44%) Groovy
12 5 (1.44%) Objective-C
13 4 (1.15%) C
14 3 (0.86%) PHP
15 2 (0.58%) Perl
15 2 (0.58%) UniBasic
15 2 (0.58%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 37 (10.66%) Security Cleared
2 23 (6.63%) SC Cleared
3 14 (4.03%) Degree
4 7 (2.02%) ISTQB
5 5 (1.44%) BPSS Clearance
5 5 (1.44%) Computer Science Degree
5 5 (1.44%) ISEB
6 4 (1.15%) Sun Certification
7 3 (0.86%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (0.86%) PMP
7 3 (0.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (0.58%) AWS Certification
8 2 (0.58%) CCNA
8 2 (0.58%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.58%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.58%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.29%) CCIE
9 1 (0.29%) CCIE Service Provider
9 1 (0.29%) IIBA
9 1 (0.29%) MBCS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (10.09%) QA
2 2 (0.58%) HL7
2 2 (0.58%) PMO
2 2 (0.58%) PSD2
3 1 (0.29%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (0.29%) GDPR
3 1 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.29%) NCSC
3 1 (0.29%) NIST
3 1 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.29%) SLA
System Software
1 41 (11.82%) Docker
2 15 (4.32%) Active Directory
3 7 (2.02%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.58%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 25 (7.20%) Kubernetes
2 21 (6.05%) Terraform
3 12 (3.46%) Ansible
4 11 (3.17%) Puppet
5 9 (2.59%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (1.44%) Salt
7 3 (0.86%) MIIS
7 3 (0.86%) Nagios
7 3 (0.86%) Packer
8 2 (0.58%) Consul
8 2 (0.58%) Oozie
8 2 (0.58%) SCCM
9 1 (0.29%) Cacti
9 1 (0.29%) Host Intrusion Detection System
9 1 (0.29%) HP ALM
9 1 (0.29%) OPNET
9 1 (0.29%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 41 (11.82%) Microsoft
2 21 (6.05%) Oracle
3 14 (4.03%) WSO2
4 11 (3.17%) SAP
5 10 (2.88%) Informatica
6 7 (2.02%) VMware
7 6 (1.73%) Cognos
8 5 (1.44%) Cypress Semiconductor
9 4 (1.15%) CA
9 4 (1.15%) Sun
10 3 (0.86%) Automation Anywhere
10 3 (0.86%) Blue Prism
10 3 (0.86%) Google
10 3 (0.86%) HP
10 3 (0.86%) UiPath
11 2 (0.58%) Atlassian
11 2 (0.58%) hybris
11 2 (0.58%) Splunk
11 2 (0.58%) TSYS
11 2 (0.58%) Zend