Period
to 21 November 2018

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 21 November 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
England > East Midlands
6 months to
21 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1 1 2
Rank change year-on-year 0 +1 +3
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 702 753 625
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 26.14% 23.39% 19.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 32.00% 27.75% 22.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 534 505 414
East Midlands median daily rate £438 £403 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.70% -4.17% +5.00%
10th Percentile £325 £298 £306
90th Percentile £563 £538 £550
England median daily rate £498 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +4.74% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
East Midlands median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 -
England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £43.00
% change year-on-year - -1.16% +7.50%

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 2,194 2,714 2,718
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 81.68% 84.31% 83.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,433 1,725 1,720
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £275 £250 £249
90th Percentile £550 £550 £575
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 100 104 70
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.76 £15.20 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.91% +8.57% -12.50%
10th Percentile £9.52 £9.51 £8.76
90th Percentile £37.90 £49.95 £40.25
England median hourly rate £22.20 £23.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year -5.55% +2.17% +4.55%

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 21 November 2018.

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 21 November 2018. 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
Northamptonshire 0 259 £413 -2.94% 30
Nottinghamshire 0 235 £450 +9.09% 97
Leicestershire 0 124 £425 +6.25% 66
Derbyshire +19 54 £470 +25.33% 47
Lincolnshire -4 12 £550 +27.17% 19
Agile Software Development
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 184 (26.21%) Scrum
2 167 (23.79%) Java
3 152 (21.65%) Finance
4 122 (17.38%) Web Services
5 121 (17.24%) JavaScript
6 114 (16.24%) DevOps
7 112 (15.95%) Amazon AWS
7 112 (15.95%) HTML
8 108 (15.38%) Git (software)
9 103 (14.67%) SQL
10 101 (14.39%) TDD
11 97 (13.82%) Test Automation
11 97 (13.82%) Analytical Skills
12 93 (13.25%) Waterfall
13 92 (13.11%) CSS
14 91 (12.96%) Stakeholder Management
15 87 (12.39%) C#
16 86 (12.25%) Jenkins
17 82 (11.68%) Docker
18 79 (11.25%) .NET
19 70 (9.97%) HTML5
20 68 (9.69%) Microservices
20 68 (9.69%) Python
21 67 (9.54%) Microsoft
21 67 (9.54%) AngularJS
22 66 (9.40%) Problem-Solving
23 64 (9.12%) Linux
24 63 (8.97%) SQL Server
24 63 (8.97%) User Stories
25 60 (8.55%) Spring

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 25 (3.56%) Tomcat
2 17 (2.42%) Confluence
3 13 (1.85%) Apache Spark
4 12 (1.71%) JBoss
4 12 (1.71%) WebSphere
5 9 (1.28%) Mule
6 8 (1.14%) nginx
7 7 (1.00%) Appian
7 7 (1.00%) Drupal
8 6 (0.85%) SAS
9 5 (0.71%) Cloud Foundry
9 5 (0.71%) CMS
9 5 (0.71%) NServiceBus
9 5 (0.71%) SharePoint
10 4 (0.57%) Apache Pig
10 4 (0.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 3 (0.43%) MQSeries
11 3 (0.43%) NetWeaver
11 3 (0.43%) SharePoint Server
11 3 (0.43%) WebLogic
Applications
1 18 (2.56%) UserZoom
2 15 (2.14%) Microsoft Office
3 11 (1.57%) Microsoft Excel
4 6 (0.85%) Microsoft Project
4 6 (0.85%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.43%) Adobe Illustrator
5 3 (0.43%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.28%) CATIA
6 2 (0.28%) InVision
6 2 (0.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 1 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (0.85%) Magento
2 5 (0.71%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (0.43%) SAP Hybris
4 2 (0.28%) BASE24
4 2 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.28%) ENOVIA
4 2 (0.28%) Maximo
4 2 (0.28%) SAP PM
5 1 (0.14%) assyst
5 1 (0.14%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.14%) HFM
5 1 (0.14%) Infor CloudSuite
5 1 (0.14%) Infor M3
5 1 (0.14%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.14%) Primavera
5 1 (0.14%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 112 (15.95%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (4.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 25 (3.56%) Amazon S3
4 21 (2.99%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 18 (2.56%) npm
6 14 (1.99%) Amazon EC2
6 14 (1.99%) Amazon EMR
6 14 (1.99%) Amazon Glacier
7 12 (1.71%) PaaS
8 11 (1.57%) Cloud Computing
8 11 (1.57%) Google Cloud Platform
9 10 (1.42%) OpenShift
10 8 (1.14%) Route 53
11 6 (0.85%) BrowserStack
11 6 (0.85%) GitHub
11 6 (0.85%) iPaaS
11 6 (0.85%) SaaS
12 5 (0.71%) IaaS
13 4 (0.57%) Boomi
13 4 (0.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (1.28%) HTTP
1 9 (1.28%) Internet
2 5 (0.71%) SSL
2 5 (0.71%) TCP/IP
3 4 (0.57%) Kerberos
3 4 (0.57%) Network Security
4 2 (0.28%) ATM
4 2 (0.28%) Firewall
4 2 (0.28%) HTTPS
4 2 (0.28%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (0.14%) Skype
5 1 (0.14%) SMS
5 1 (0.14%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.14%) VPN
5 1 (0.14%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (8.97%) SQL Server
2 49 (6.98%) Relational Database
3 42 (5.98%) NoSQL
4 27 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
4 27 (3.85%) Hadoop
4 27 (3.85%) MySQL
5 23 (3.28%) MongoDB
6 20 (2.85%) Big Data
7 18 (2.56%) DB2
8 14 (1.99%) Amazon Aurora
8 14 (1.99%) Amazon Redshift
8 14 (1.99%) PostgreSQL
8 14 (1.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 13 (1.85%) Apache Cassandra
9 13 (1.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 12 (1.71%) SQL Server 2008
10 12 (1.71%) SQL Server 2012
11 11 (1.57%) RDBMS
12 10 (1.42%) Cognos Analysis Studio
12 10 (1.42%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 108 (15.38%) Git (software)
2 86 (12.25%) Jenkins
3 60 (8.55%) JIRA
4 58 (8.26%) Selenium
5 42 (5.98%) Maven
6 39 (5.56%) JUnit
7 36 (5.13%) Cucumber
8 33 (4.70%) Subversion
9 23 (3.28%) Visual Studio
10 20 (2.85%) Jasmine
10 20 (2.85%) webpack
11 19 (2.71%) gulp
12 16 (2.28%) Bitbucket
12 16 (2.28%) Grunt
13 15 (2.14%) Gradle
14 13 (1.85%) Team Foundation Server
15 12 (1.71%) HP UFT
15 12 (1.71%) SoapUI
16 11 (1.57%) Travis CI
17 10 (1.42%) Babel
General
1 152 (21.65%) Finance
2 55 (7.83%) Banking
2 55 (7.83%) Retail
3 12 (1.71%) Manufacturing
3 12 (1.71%) Marketing
4 10 (1.42%) Automotive
5 9 (1.28%) Aerospace
6 7 (1.00%) Law
6 7 (1.00%) Legal
7 6 (0.85%) Back Office
8 4 (0.57%) Games
8 4 (0.57%) Pharmaceutical
8 4 (0.57%) Publishing
9 2 (0.28%) Retail Banking
9 2 (0.28%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.14%) Advertising
10 1 (0.14%) Digital Economy
10 1 (0.14%) German Language
10 1 (0.14%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 281 (40.03%) Developer
2 83 (11.82%) Analyst
3 77 (10.97%) Java Developer
4 60 (8.55%) Project Manager
5 58 (8.26%) Business Analyst
6 41 (5.84%) Architect
7 35 (4.99%) .NET Developer
8 33 (4.70%) DevOps Engineer
9 27 (3.85%) Tester
10 26 (3.70%) Automation Tester
11 22 (3.13%) Agile Developer
12 20 (2.85%) AWS Engineer
12 20 (2.85%) Designer
12 20 (2.85%) Solutions Architect
12 20 (2.85%) User Experience Researcher
13 19 (2.71%) C# Developer
13 19 (2.71%) Software Developer
13 19 (2.71%) UI Developer
14 16 (2.28%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 16 (2.28%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 122 (17.38%) Web Services
2 112 (15.95%) HTML
3 92 (13.11%) CSS
4 79 (11.25%) .NET
5 70 (9.97%) HTML5
6 67 (9.54%) AngularJS
7 60 (8.55%) Spring
8 58 (8.26%) Node.js
9 52 (7.41%) ASP.NET
9 52 (7.41%) CSS3
10 48 (6.84%) REST
10 48 (6.84%) XML
11 47 (6.70%) React
12 43 (6.13%) RESTful
13 40 (5.70%) JSON
14 39 (5.56%) jQuery
15 31 (4.42%) Java EE
16 30 (4.27%) Sass
17 29 (4.13%) J2EE
17 29 (4.13%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 97 (13.82%) Analytical Skills
2 50 (7.12%) User Experience
3 46 (6.55%) Computer Science
4 26 (3.70%) Mobile App
5 23 (3.28%) Greenfield Project
6 14 (1.99%) Data Structures
7 10 (1.42%) Management Information System
8 8 (1.14%) Data Centre
8 8 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
8 8 (1.14%) Public Cloud
9 7 (1.00%) Credit Risk
9 7 (1.00%) Virtual Team
10 6 (0.85%) Fintech
10 6 (0.85%) Self-Motivation
11 5 (0.71%) Algorithms
11 5 (0.71%) iPad
11 5 (0.71%) iPhone
11 5 (0.71%) NHS
11 5 (0.71%) PKI
12 4 (0.57%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 64 (9.12%) Linux
2 37 (5.27%) Windows
3 29 (4.13%) Unix
4 17 (2.42%) Android
5 15 (2.14%) Apple iOS
6 10 (1.42%) CentOS
7 9 (1.28%) Windows Server
8 6 (0.85%) VMS
9 4 (0.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (0.43%) Mac OS
11 2 (0.28%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.28%) Solaris
12 1 (0.14%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.14%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 184 (26.21%) Scrum
2 114 (16.24%) DevOps
3 101 (14.39%) TDD
4 97 (13.82%) Test Automation
5 93 (13.25%) Waterfall
6 91 (12.96%) Stakeholder Management
7 68 (9.69%) Microservices
8 66 (9.40%) Problem-Solving
9 63 (8.97%) User Stories
10 58 (8.26%) Project Management
11 56 (7.98%) BDD
11 56 (7.98%) E-Commerce
12 55 (7.83%) Continuous Integration
12 55 (7.83%) Unit Testing
13 51 (7.26%) ETL
13 51 (7.26%) SDLC
14 45 (6.41%) Kanban
15 44 (6.27%) Configuration Management
16 43 (6.13%) OO
17 42 (5.98%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 167 (23.79%) Java
2 121 (17.24%) JavaScript
3 103 (14.67%) SQL
4 87 (12.39%) C#
5 68 (9.69%) Python
6 33 (4.70%) PHP
7 21 (2.99%) Scala
8 20 (2.85%) PowerShell
9 19 (2.71%) Groovy
10 13 (1.85%) ES6
11 10 (1.42%) Bash Shell
11 10 (1.42%) Java 8
12 9 (1.28%) Shell Script
12 9 (1.28%) TypeScript
13 8 (1.14%) Apple Swift
13 8 (1.14%) PL/SQL
13 8 (1.14%) VB
14 7 (1.00%) ABAP
14 7 (1.00%) C
15 6 (0.85%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 60 (8.55%) Degree
2 46 (6.55%) Security Cleared
3 41 (5.84%) SC Cleared
4 30 (4.27%) Computer Science Degree
5 13 (1.85%) Master's Degree
6 10 (1.42%) BPSS Clearance
7 5 (0.71%) DV Cleared
8 4 (0.57%) CEH
8 4 (0.57%) CISM
8 4 (0.57%) CISSP
8 4 (0.57%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (0.43%) ISEB
9 3 (0.43%) MCSE
10 2 (0.28%) APMP
10 2 (0.28%) IIBA
10 2 (0.28%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.14%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 1 (0.14%) MBCS
11 1 (0.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (2.71%) GDPR
2 17 (2.42%) QA
3 11 (1.57%) PMO
4 9 (1.28%) PSD2
5 4 (0.57%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.28%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.28%) SLA
6 2 (0.28%) TickIT
7 1 (0.14%) WCAG
System Software
1 82 (11.68%) Docker
2 5 (0.71%) Hyper-V
3 4 (0.57%) vCloud
3 4 (0.57%) Virtual Desktop
4 3 (0.43%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.28%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.28%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.28%) vSphere
6 1 (0.14%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.14%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.14%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 56 (7.98%) Ansible
2 54 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
3 37 (5.27%) Puppet
4 22 (3.13%) Kubernetes
5 12 (1.71%) Terraform
6 10 (1.42%) Nagios
7 9 (1.28%) Oozie
8 8 (1.14%) HAProxy
8 8 (1.14%) Icinga
9 6 (0.85%) Control-M
10 4 (0.57%) OpenView
10 4 (0.57%) SCOM
10 4 (0.57%) Tivoli
10 4 (0.57%) ZABBIX
11 3 (0.43%) CloudHub
11 3 (0.43%) Kibana
11 3 (0.43%) SCCM
12 2 (0.28%) Ganglia
12 2 (0.28%) Graphite
12 2 (0.28%) Riemann
Vendors
1 67 (9.54%) Microsoft
2 50 (7.12%) Oracle
3 42 (5.98%) SAP
4 21 (2.99%) Red Hat
5 19 (2.71%) Splunk
6 15 (2.14%) Informatica
7 12 (1.71%) CA Agile Central
8 11 (1.57%) Google
8 11 (1.57%) Teradata
9 10 (1.42%) Cognos
9 10 (1.42%) MuleSoft
10 8 (1.14%) Cloudera
10 8 (1.14%) HP
10 8 (1.14%) IBM
10 8 (1.14%) Netezza
11 6 (0.85%) Cypress Semiconductor
11 6 (0.85%) VMware
11 6 (0.85%) Zend
12 5 (0.71%) Adobe
12 5 (0.71%) Xamarin