Period
to 18 January 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 18 January 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
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1 1 2
Rank change year-on-year 0 +1 +4
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 668 711 617
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 27.10% 23.60% 19.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 32.55% 28.06% 23.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 519 480 413
East Midlands median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £329 £292 £300
90th Percentile £575 £538 £560
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
East Midlands median hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £21.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +106.42% -52.22%
England median hourly rate £42.50 £43.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year -1.16% +1.18% -0.58%

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 2,052 2,534 2,614
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 83.25% 84.10% 82.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,328 1,632 1,673
East Midlands median daily rate £410 £392 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.59% +2.48% +2.00%
10th Percentile £275 £238 £216
90th Percentile £550 £550 £563
England median daily rate £475 £450 £430
% change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 96 79
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.94 £15.20 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.71% +4.83% -9.69%
10th Percentile £9.61 £10.00 £9.75
90th Percentile £34.63 £47.75 £38.75
England median hourly rate £23.50 £23.14 £23.75
% change year-on-year +1.56% -2.57% +5.56%

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 18 January 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 18 January 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
Northamptonshire 0 250 £450 +12.50% 33
Nottinghamshire 0 241 £456 +10.61% 118
Leicestershire +2 95 £444 +16.01% 80
Derbyshire +14 54 £475 +28.29% 49
Lincolnshire -8 8 £550 - 13
Agile Software Development
England

For the 6 months to 18 January 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.

1 152 (22.75%) Java
2 145 (21.71%) Finance
2 145 (21.71%) Scrum
3 118 (17.66%) Web Services
4 117 (17.51%) Amazon AWS
5 115 (17.22%) JavaScript
6 113 (16.92%) HTML
7 111 (16.62%) SQL
8 109 (16.32%) Git (software)
9 104 (15.57%) DevOps
10 99 (14.82%) CSS
11 93 (13.92%) Test Automation
12 91 (13.62%) TDD
13 89 (13.32%) Docker
14 87 (13.02%) Analytical Skills
15 84 (12.57%) C#
16 82 (12.28%) Waterfall
17 79 (11.83%) .NET
18 76 (11.38%) Stakeholder Management
19 72 (10.78%) Microsoft
19 72 (10.78%) Jenkins
19 72 (10.78%) Microservices
20 71 (10.63%) Python
20 71 (10.63%) Problem-Solving
21 70 (10.48%) HTML5
22 68 (10.18%) Spring
23 67 (10.03%) Oracle
24 66 (9.88%) SQL Server
25 65 (9.73%) Linux
26 63 (9.43%) AngularJS

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 18 (2.69%) Tomcat
2 17 (2.54%) Confluence
2 17 (2.54%) JBoss
3 13 (1.95%) Apache Spark
3 13 (1.95%) WebSphere
4 11 (1.65%) nginx
5 7 (1.05%) Mule
6 5 (0.75%) Appian
6 5 (0.75%) NetWeaver
6 5 (0.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 5 (0.75%) SharePoint
7 4 (0.60%) Marvel
7 4 (0.60%) OpenStack
7 4 (0.60%) SAS
7 4 (0.60%) SharePoint Server
8 3 (0.45%) Cloud Foundry
8 3 (0.45%) CMS
8 3 (0.45%) IIS
8 3 (0.45%) Mule ESB
8 3 (0.45%) Umbraco
Applications
1 18 (2.69%) UserZoom
2 11 (1.65%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (1.35%) Microsoft Office
4 5 (0.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (0.60%) Adobe Illustrator
5 4 (0.60%) Microsoft Project
5 4 (0.60%) Photoshop
6 3 (0.45%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.30%) InVision
8 1 (0.15%) CATIA
8 1 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (0.75%) Dynamics NAV
2 4 (0.60%) Maximo
3 3 (0.45%) HFM
3 3 (0.45%) SAP Hybris
4 2 (0.30%) BASE24
4 2 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.30%) SAP PM
5 1 (0.15%) assyst
5 1 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.15%) ENOVIA
5 1 (0.15%) Infor CloudSuite
5 1 (0.15%) Infor M3
5 1 (0.15%) Magento
5 1 (0.15%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.15%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.15%) SAP MDM
5 1 (0.15%) Social Studio
Cloud Services
1 117 (17.51%) Amazon AWS
2 43 (6.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 25 (3.74%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 19 (2.84%) Amazon S3
5 15 (2.25%) npm
6 14 (2.10%) Amazon EC2
6 14 (2.10%) Amazon EMR
6 14 (2.10%) Amazon Glacier
7 12 (1.80%) OpenShift
7 12 (1.80%) Route 53
8 10 (1.50%) Cloud Computing
8 10 (1.50%) Google Cloud Platform
8 10 (1.50%) PaaS
9 7 (1.05%) GitHub
9 7 (1.05%) Office 365
10 6 (0.90%) BrowserStack
10 6 (0.90%) iPaaS
10 6 (0.90%) SaaS
11 5 (0.75%) Boomi
11 5 (0.75%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (2.40%) Internet
2 8 (1.20%) HTTP
2 8 (1.20%) Kerberos
3 4 (0.60%) Network Security
3 4 (0.60%) WebEx
4 3 (0.45%) Firewall
4 3 (0.45%) SSL
5 2 (0.30%) ATM
5 2 (0.30%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (0.30%) Reverse Proxy
5 2 (0.30%) Skype
5 2 (0.30%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.30%) Unified Communications
6 1 (0.15%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.15%) SMS
6 1 (0.15%) VPN
6 1 (0.15%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (9.88%) SQL Server
2 45 (6.74%) NoSQL
3 40 (5.99%) Relational Database
4 37 (5.54%) MySQL
5 28 (4.19%) SQL Server 2012
5 28 (4.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 27 (4.04%) Data Warehouse
6 27 (4.04%) Hadoop
7 23 (3.44%) Big Data
7 23 (3.44%) DB2
8 20 (2.99%) MongoDB
9 16 (2.40%) Amazon Aurora
10 14 (2.10%) Amazon Redshift
11 13 (1.95%) PostgreSQL
12 12 (1.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 11 (1.65%) Apache Cassandra
13 11 (1.65%) RDBMS
13 11 (1.65%) SQL Server 2008
14 10 (1.50%) Cognos Analysis Studio
15 9 (1.35%) Cognos Report Studio
Development Applications
1 109 (16.32%) Git (software)
2 72 (10.78%) Jenkins
3 57 (8.53%) JIRA
4 53 (7.93%) Maven
5 52 (7.78%) Selenium
6 44 (6.59%) JUnit
7 32 (4.79%) Cucumber
8 29 (4.34%) Team Foundation Server
9 27 (4.04%) Subversion
10 20 (2.99%) Visual Studio
11 16 (2.40%) Jasmine
12 14 (2.10%) Gradle
13 13 (1.95%) Bitbucket
14 12 (1.80%) gulp
14 12 (1.80%) Travis CI
15 11 (1.65%) HP UFT
15 11 (1.65%) webpack
16 10 (1.50%) Axure RP
17 8 (1.20%) Mocha
17 8 (1.20%) SoapUI
General
1 145 (21.71%) Finance
2 56 (8.38%) Retail
3 53 (7.93%) Banking
4 16 (2.40%) Manufacturing
5 12 (1.80%) Aerospace
6 11 (1.65%) Marketing
7 10 (1.50%) Back Office
8 8 (1.20%) Law
8 8 (1.20%) Legal
9 4 (0.60%) Billing
9 4 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
9 4 (0.60%) Publishing
10 3 (0.45%) Telecoms
11 2 (0.30%) Advertising
11 2 (0.30%) Automotive
11 2 (0.30%) Digital Economy
11 2 (0.30%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.15%) Front Office
12 1 (0.15%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 278 (41.62%) Developer
2 76 (11.38%) Analyst
3 75 (11.23%) Java Developer
4 50 (7.49%) Business Analyst
4 50 (7.49%) Project Manager
5 40 (5.99%) Architect
6 31 (4.64%) Senior Developer
7 29 (4.34%) .NET Developer
8 27 (4.04%) DevOps Engineer
9 25 (3.74%) Tester
10 24 (3.59%) Automation Tester
11 22 (3.29%) C# Developer
11 22 (3.29%) PHP Developer
12 21 (3.14%) AWS Engineer
13 20 (2.99%) Lead Developer
13 20 (2.99%) User Experience Researcher
14 19 (2.84%) Agile Developer
14 19 (2.84%) Software Developer
14 19 (2.84%) Solutions Architect
15 18 (2.69%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 118 (17.66%) Web Services
2 113 (16.92%) HTML
3 99 (14.82%) CSS
4 79 (11.83%) .NET
5 70 (10.48%) HTML5
6 68 (10.18%) Spring
7 63 (9.43%) AngularJS
8 50 (7.49%) ASP.NET
8 50 (7.49%) Node.js
8 50 (7.49%) REST
9 47 (7.04%) CSS3
10 42 (6.29%) React
11 41 (6.14%) RESTful
12 40 (5.99%) jQuery
13 37 (5.54%) ASP.NET Web API
14 34 (5.09%) XML
15 32 (4.79%) Hibernate
16 30 (4.49%) Spring Boot
17 29 (4.34%) SOAP
18 25 (3.74%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 87 (13.02%) Analytical Skills
2 55 (8.23%) User Experience
3 33 (4.94%) Mobile App
4 19 (2.84%) Greenfield Project
5 13 (1.95%) Data Centre
6 12 (1.80%) Data Structures
6 12 (1.80%) Management Information System
6 12 (1.80%) Virtual Team
7 11 (1.65%) Enterprise Software
7 11 (1.65%) Self-Motivation
8 8 (1.20%) Robotics
9 7 (1.05%) EPoS
9 7 (1.05%) Fintech
10 6 (0.90%) Credit Risk
10 6 (0.90%) Public Cloud
11 5 (0.75%) iPad
11 5 (0.75%) iPhone
11 5 (0.75%) PKI
12 4 (0.60%) Algorithms
12 4 (0.60%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 65 (9.73%) Linux
2 44 (6.59%) Windows
3 26 (3.89%) Unix
4 22 (3.29%) Android
5 21 (3.14%) Apple iOS
6 16 (2.40%) CentOS
7 8 (1.20%) Windows Server
8 6 (0.90%) Solaris
9 5 (0.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (0.45%) Windows 10
11 2 (0.30%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.30%) VMS
12 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.15%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.15%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 145 (21.71%) Scrum
2 104 (15.57%) DevOps
3 93 (13.92%) Test Automation
4 91 (13.62%) TDD
5 82 (12.28%) Waterfall
6 76 (11.38%) Stakeholder Management
7 72 (10.78%) Microservices
8 71 (10.63%) Problem-Solving
9 55 (8.23%) User Stories
10 52 (7.78%) ETL
10 52 (7.78%) Project Management
11 50 (7.49%) BDD
12 49 (7.34%) E-Commerce
13 42 (6.29%) Unit Testing
14 41 (6.14%) Analytics
14 41 (6.14%) Computer Science
14 41 (6.14%) OO
14 41 (6.14%) SDLC
15 40 (5.99%) Continuous Integration
16 35 (5.24%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 152 (22.75%) Java
2 115 (17.22%) JavaScript
3 111 (16.62%) SQL
4 84 (12.57%) C#
5 71 (10.63%) Python
6 41 (6.14%) PHP
7 21 (3.14%) T-SQL
8 20 (2.99%) Groovy
9 19 (2.84%) Java 8
10 18 (2.69%) PL/SQL
11 17 (2.54%) Scala
11 17 (2.54%) TypeScript
12 16 (2.40%) ES6
13 15 (2.25%) PowerShell
14 13 (1.95%) Bash Shell
15 10 (1.50%) Apple Swift
16 9 (1.35%) Shell Script
17 8 (1.20%) ABAP
17 8 (1.20%) C
17 8 (1.20%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 62 (9.28%) Degree
2 37 (5.54%) Security Cleared
3 32 (4.79%) SC Cleared
4 24 (3.59%) Computer Science Degree
5 13 (1.95%) BPSS Clearance
6 8 (1.20%) Master's Degree
7 6 (0.90%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (0.60%) CEH
8 4 (0.60%) CISM
8 4 (0.60%) CISSP
8 4 (0.60%) MCSE
8 4 (0.60%) PMI Certification
8 4 (0.60%) PMP
9 3 (0.45%) APMP
9 3 (0.45%) DV Cleared
9 3 (0.45%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (0.45%) MCP
10 2 (0.30%) CCNA
10 2 (0.30%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.30%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (3.29%) GDPR
2 12 (1.80%) PMO
3 9 (1.35%) PSD2
3 9 (1.35%) QA
4 4 (0.60%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.45%) SLA
6 2 (0.30%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.30%) TickIT
7 1 (0.15%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.15%) WCAG
System Software
1 89 (13.32%) Docker
2 7 (1.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.75%) Virtual Desktop
4 4 (0.60%) Hyper-V
4 4 (0.60%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (0.60%) vSphere
5 2 (0.30%) vCloud
6 1 (0.15%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 51 (7.63%) Ansible
2 45 (6.74%) Opscode Chef
3 25 (3.74%) Puppet
4 24 (3.59%) Kubernetes
5 16 (2.40%) Terraform
6 12 (1.80%) Nagios
7 11 (1.65%) HAProxy
7 11 (1.65%) Icinga
8 9 (1.35%) Oozie
9 7 (1.05%) Control-M
10 4 (0.60%) Tivoli
11 3 (0.45%) CloudHub
11 3 (0.45%) OpenView
11 3 (0.45%) SCOM
11 3 (0.45%) ZABBIX
12 2 (0.30%) Kibana
13 1 (0.15%) Consul
13 1 (0.15%) Graphite
13 1 (0.15%) logstash
13 1 (0.15%) Riemann
Vendors
1 72 (10.78%) Microsoft
2 67 (10.03%) Oracle
3 39 (5.84%) SAP
4 24 (3.59%) Red Hat
5 22 (3.29%) Splunk
6 14 (2.10%) Informatica
7 12 (1.80%) CA Agile Central
7 12 (1.80%) Google
8 10 (1.50%) Cognos
9 9 (1.35%) Cloudera
9 9 (1.35%) Teradata
9 9 (1.35%) VMware
10 8 (1.20%) IBM
10 8 (1.20%) MuleSoft
10 8 (1.20%) Netezza
11 6 (0.90%) Adobe
11 6 (0.90%) AppDynamics
11 6 (0.90%) Cypress Semiconductor
12 5 (0.75%) Dell
12 5 (0.75%) HP