Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 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
England > East Midlands
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1 2 5
Rank change year-on-year +1 +3 +2
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 746 619 425
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 23.41% 19.05% 13.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 28.11% 23.19% 16.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 501 411 295
East Midlands median daily rate £403 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.17% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £298 £306 £295
90th Percentile £538 £550 £538
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
East Midlands median hourly rate £45.00 - £47.50
10th Percentile £42.50 - £46.25
90th Percentile £47.50 - £48.75
England median hourly rate £42.50 £43.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -1.16% +7.50% +14.29%

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 2654 2669 2508
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 83.28% 82.15% 78.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 1687 1696 1588
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
10th Percentile £250 £249 £225
90th Percentile £550 £575 £538
England median daily rate £450 £425 £423
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.59% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 67 85
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £14.00 £16.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.71% -13.58% +4.52%
10th Percentile £9.31 £8.76 £11.00
90th Percentile £51.00 £41.00 £40.15
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.42 £22.50
% change year-on-year -1.72% +8.53% +18.42%

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 20 November 2017.

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 20 November 2017. 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 +1 304 £413 -2.94% 57
Northamptonshire +1 200 £425 -0.58% 15
Leicestershire +2 150 £400 +17.22% 29
Lincolnshire +12 39 £433 -1.70% 15
Derbyshire -10 37 £375 -6.25% 16
Agile Software Development
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 200 (26.81%) Scrum
2 184 (24.66%) Java
3 161 (21.58%) Finance
4 140 (18.77%) TDD
5 122 (16.35%) C#
6 121 (16.22%) .NET
7 119 (15.95%) HTML
8 118 (15.82%) JavaScript
9 109 (14.61%) SQL
9 109 (14.61%) Test Automation
10 104 (13.94%) CSS
11 101 (13.54%) Project Management
12 93 (12.47%) RESTful
13 87 (11.66%) E-Commerce
14 85 (11.39%) Web Services
14 85 (11.39%) Continuous Integration
14 85 (11.39%) Git (software)
15 80 (10.72%) Retail
16 79 (10.59%) SDLC
17 78 (10.46%) SQL Server
18 76 (10.19%) Stakeholder Management
19 69 (9.25%) HTML5
20 68 (9.12%) Spring
21 65 (8.71%) Microsoft
21 65 (8.71%) Unit Testing
22 64 (8.58%) ITIL
23 63 (8.45%) PRINCE2
23 63 (8.45%) AngularJS
24 62 (8.31%) User Experience
25 61 (8.18%) Waterfall

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 30 (4.02%) CMS
2 19 (2.55%) JBoss
3 15 (2.01%) Tomcat
4 9 (1.21%) Confluence
4 9 (1.21%) IIS
5 7 (0.94%) Elasticsearch
5 7 (0.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 6 (0.80%) WebSphere
7 5 (0.67%) Apache
7 5 (0.67%) Umbraco
8 4 (0.54%) Documentum
8 4 (0.54%) Liferay
8 4 (0.54%) OpenStack
8 4 (0.54%) SharePoint
9 3 (0.40%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 3 (0.40%) Apache Spark
9 3 (0.40%) Drupal
9 3 (0.40%) MS Exchange
10 2 (0.27%) Alfresco
10 2 (0.27%) CoreMedia CMS
Applications
1 17 (2.28%) Microsoft Office
2 14 (1.88%) Microsoft Excel
3 12 (1.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (0.67%) OmniGraffle
5 4 (0.54%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.54%) Simulink
6 3 (0.40%) Doxygen
6 3 (0.40%) Microsoft Project
7 2 (0.27%) InVision
8 1 (0.13%) Mingle
8 1 (0.13%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.13%) UserZoom
Business Applications
1 10 (1.34%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (0.67%) SAP Hybris
3 2 (0.27%) Magento
4 1 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.13%) Infor CloudSuite
4 1 (0.13%) Infor M3
4 1 (0.13%) iTrent
4 1 (0.13%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.13%) Oracle SCM
4 1 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.13%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 50 (6.70%) Amazon AWS
2 35 (4.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (1.34%) SaaS
4 8 (1.07%) npm
5 7 (0.94%) Amazon EC2
5 7 (0.94%) Google Analytics
5 7 (0.94%) PaaS
6 6 (0.80%) IaaS
7 5 (0.67%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 3 (0.40%) Boomi
8 3 (0.40%) GitHub
8 3 (0.40%) OpenShift
9 2 (0.27%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 2 (0.27%) Amazon ELB
9 2 (0.27%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.27%) Amazon SQS
9 2 (0.27%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (0.27%) Office 365
9 2 (0.27%) Route 53
9 2 (0.27%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 22 (2.95%) Internet
2 11 (1.47%) SMS
2 11 (1.47%) Unified Communications
3 9 (1.21%) HTTP
4 5 (0.67%) TCP/IP
4 5 (0.67%) ZigBee
5 4 (0.54%) HTTPS
5 4 (0.54%) SSL
6 3 (0.40%) Bluetooth
6 3 (0.40%) Firewall
6 3 (0.40%) MQTT
7 2 (0.27%) Intranet
7 2 (0.27%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (0.27%) Z-Wave
8 1 (0.13%) AMQP
8 1 (0.13%) DNS
8 1 (0.13%) NAS
8 1 (0.13%) SAN
8 1 (0.13%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (10.46%) SQL Server
2 40 (5.36%) MongoDB
2 40 (5.36%) NoSQL
3 26 (3.49%) Data Warehouse
4 21 (2.82%) Relational Database
5 19 (2.55%) MySQL
6 15 (2.01%) Big Data
6 15 (2.01%) PostgreSQL
7 14 (1.88%) RDBMS
8 13 (1.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 11 (1.47%) CouchDB
10 10 (1.34%) Power BI
11 7 (0.94%) Oracle Database
11 7 (0.94%) SQL Server 2014
12 6 (0.80%) Couchbase
13 5 (0.67%) Apache Hive
13 5 (0.67%) Redis
13 5 (0.67%) Spotfire
13 5 (0.67%) SQL Server 2016
14 4 (0.54%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 85 (11.39%) Git (software)
2 51 (6.84%) Jenkins
3 48 (6.43%) Selenium
4 46 (6.17%) JIRA
5 40 (5.36%) Cucumber
5 40 (5.36%) JUnit
6 36 (4.83%) Maven
7 21 (2.82%) Protractor
8 20 (2.68%) WebDriver
9 18 (2.41%) gulp
10 16 (2.14%) Jasmine
10 16 (2.14%) Subversion
11 15 (2.01%) NUnit
11 15 (2.01%) TeamCity
11 15 (2.01%) webpack
12 14 (1.88%) Grunt
13 12 (1.61%) Gradle
13 12 (1.61%) Visual Studio
14 10 (1.34%) Calabash
14 10 (1.34%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 161 (21.58%) Finance
2 80 (10.72%) Retail
3 53 (7.10%) Banking
4 16 (2.14%) Automotive
4 16 (2.14%) Manufacturing
5 10 (1.34%) Marketing
6 9 (1.21%) Advertising
7 8 (1.07%) Pharmaceutical
8 7 (0.94%) Telecoms
9 6 (0.80%) Games
9 6 (0.80%) Investment Banking
10 4 (0.54%) Aerospace
10 4 (0.54%) Legal
11 3 (0.40%) Local Government
12 2 (0.27%) Billing
12 2 (0.27%) Electronics
12 2 (0.27%) German Language
13 1 (0.13%) Front Office
13 1 (0.13%) Publishing
13 1 (0.13%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 267 (35.79%) Developer
2 89 (11.93%) Analyst
3 67 (8.98%) Architect
3 67 (8.98%) Business Analyst
4 64 (8.58%) Java Developer
5 55 (7.37%) .NET Developer
6 53 (7.10%) Project Manager
7 35 (4.69%) C# Developer
8 27 (3.62%) C# .NET Developer
9 25 (3.35%) JavaScript Developer
10 23 (3.08%) Android Developer
11 22 (2.95%) Solutions Architect
12 21 (2.82%) Agile Business Analyst
12 21 (2.82%) Agile Coach
12 21 (2.82%) Agile Developer
12 21 (2.82%) ASP.NET Developer
12 21 (2.82%) Designer
12 21 (2.82%) Scrum Master
13 20 (2.68%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 20 (2.68%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 121 (16.22%) .NET
2 119 (15.95%) HTML
3 104 (13.94%) CSS
4 93 (12.47%) RESTful
5 85 (11.39%) Web Services
6 69 (9.25%) HTML5
7 68 (9.12%) Spring
8 63 (8.45%) AngularJS
9 55 (7.37%) Node.js
10 54 (7.24%) CSS3
11 49 (6.57%) ASP.NET
12 48 (6.43%) jQuery
13 47 (6.30%) Java EE
14 45 (6.03%) J2EE
15 41 (5.50%) React
16 40 (5.36%) JSON
17 39 (5.23%) Hibernate
18 38 (5.09%) ASP.NET Web API
19 28 (3.75%) REST
20 25 (3.35%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 62 (8.31%) User Experience
2 50 (6.70%) Analytical Skills
3 43 (5.76%) Computer Science
4 30 (4.02%) Mobile App
5 16 (2.14%) Clustering
6 14 (1.88%) Enterprise Software
7 12 (1.61%) Data Centre
7 12 (1.61%) Virtual Team
8 9 (1.21%) Mainframe
9 8 (1.07%) Greenfield Project
10 7 (0.94%) Management Information System
11 4 (0.54%) Animation
11 4 (0.54%) Credit Risk
11 4 (0.54%) iPad
11 4 (0.54%) iPhone
11 4 (0.54%) Replication
12 3 (0.40%) Market Risk
13 2 (0.27%) Data Protection Act
13 2 (0.27%) PMI
13 2 (0.27%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 48 (6.43%) Windows
2 40 (5.36%) Linux
3 35 (4.69%) Android
4 22 (2.95%) Apple iOS
5 11 (1.47%) Windows 10
6 7 (0.94%) Unix
7 3 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.27%) Embedded Linux
8 2 (0.27%) VMS
8 2 (0.27%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.13%) Solaris
9 1 (0.13%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.13%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.13%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.13%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 200 (26.81%) Scrum
2 140 (18.77%) TDD
3 109 (14.61%) Test Automation
4 101 (13.54%) Project Management
5 87 (11.66%) E-Commerce
6 85 (11.39%) Continuous Integration
7 79 (10.59%) SDLC
8 76 (10.19%) Stakeholder Management
9 65 (8.71%) Unit Testing
10 64 (8.58%) ITIL
11 63 (8.45%) PRINCE2
12 61 (8.18%) Waterfall
13 60 (8.04%) DevOps
14 59 (7.91%) MVC
15 54 (7.24%) OO
16 50 (6.70%) BDD
17 47 (6.30%) Microservices
18 43 (5.76%) Matrix Organization
19 41 (5.50%) Kanban
20 40 (5.36%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 184 (24.66%) Java
2 122 (16.35%) C#
3 118 (15.82%) JavaScript
4 109 (14.61%) SQL
5 26 (3.49%) TypeScript
6 25 (3.35%) Python
7 14 (1.88%) PHP
7 14 (1.88%) Scala
8 13 (1.74%) Apple Swift
9 12 (1.61%) Objective-C
10 11 (1.47%) VB.NET
11 9 (1.21%) Ruby
12 8 (1.07%) Bash Shell
12 8 (1.07%) ES6
13 7 (0.94%) C++
13 7 (0.94%) Perl
13 7 (0.94%) R
13 7 (0.94%) XAML
14 5 (0.67%) PL/SQL
14 5 (0.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 54 (7.24%) Degree
2 26 (3.49%) Security Cleared
3 16 (2.14%) Computer Science Degree
4 14 (1.88%) SC Cleared
5 10 (1.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 8 (1.07%) BPSS Clearance
6 8 (1.07%) MCSE
6 8 (1.07%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (0.94%) CCIE
7 7 (0.94%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (0.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 7 (0.94%) VCAP
8 5 (0.67%) ISEB
8 5 (0.67%) ISTQB
9 4 (0.54%) MySQL Certification
9 4 (0.54%) PMI Certification
10 3 (0.40%) APMP
10 3 (0.40%) Master's Degree
10 3 (0.40%) PMP
10 3 (0.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (4.96%) QA
2 23 (3.08%) PMO
3 10 (1.34%) Disclosure Scotland
4 5 (0.67%) GDPR
5 4 (0.54%) Actionable Recommendations
5 4 (0.54%) Data Quality
5 4 (0.54%) HIPAA
5 4 (0.54%) P3O
5 4 (0.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.40%) ISO 9001
6 3 (0.40%) SLA
7 2 (0.27%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 2 (0.27%) CDISC
7 2 (0.27%) GxP
7 2 (0.27%) HL7
7 2 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 1 (0.13%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 44 (5.90%) Docker
2 12 (1.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.67%) Active Directory
4 4 (0.54%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.13%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 17 (2.28%) Opscode Chef
2 12 (1.61%) Ansible
3 11 (1.47%) Puppet
4 5 (0.67%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (0.54%) Galera Cluster
5 4 (0.54%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 3 (0.40%) Kibana
6 3 (0.40%) Salt
6 3 (0.40%) Terraform
7 2 (0.27%) collectd
7 2 (0.27%) logstash
7 2 (0.27%) StatsD
8 1 (0.13%) Kubernetes
8 1 (0.13%) Mesos
8 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Clustering
8 1 (0.13%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 1 (0.13%) Packer
8 1 (0.13%) SCCM
8 1 (0.13%) SCOM
Vendors
1 65 (8.71%) Microsoft
2 60 (8.04%) Oracle
3 20 (2.68%) SAP
4 12 (1.61%) VMware
5 11 (1.47%) Perforce
6 8 (1.07%) Adobe
6 8 (1.07%) Google
6 8 (1.07%) hybris
7 7 (0.94%) Atlassian
7 7 (0.94%) Cisco
7 7 (0.94%) IBM
7 7 (0.94%) NetApp
7 7 (0.94%) Tableau
8 6 (0.80%) OpenText
8 6 (0.80%) Sitecore
9 5 (0.67%) CA
9 5 (0.67%) Capita
9 5 (0.67%) HP
9 5 (0.67%) Xamarin
10 4 (0.54%) Qualys