Period
to 21 April 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 April 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 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1 3 3
Rank change year-on-year +2 0 +3
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 716 529 482
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 23.99% 17.05% 15.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 28.38% 20.81% 18.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 471 360 369
East Midlands median daily rate £410 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £288 £293 £281
90th Percentile £538 £563 £550
England median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
East Midlands median hourly rate £45.00 £21.80 £43.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +106.42% -50.03% -
10th Percentile £42.50 £21.80 £41.89
90th Percentile £47.50 £21.80 £45.16
England median hourly rate £45.00 £42.00 £43.50
% change year-on-year +7.14% -3.45% +19.75%

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 2,523 2,542 2,556
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 84.55% 81.92% 81.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,556 1,557 1,573
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +2.74%
10th Percentile £250 £225 £225
90th Percentile £550 £550 £550
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 77 71
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.86 £15.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.32% -11.43% +6.06%
10th Percentile £10.66 £10.45 £11.00
90th Percentile £47.70 £41.60 £41.25
England median hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -10.00% +8.70% +10.71%

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 April 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 April 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
Nottinghamshire +1 294 £425 +6.25% 122
Northamptonshire +2 243 £400 -5.88% 59
Leicestershire -1 76 £356 +4.78% 64
Derbyshire -1 47 £375 -21.05% 21
Lincolnshire +5 18 £550 +37.50% 12
Agile Software Development
England

For the 6 months to 21 April 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.

1 219 (30.59%) Scrum
2 193 (26.96%) Java
3 131 (18.30%) JavaScript
4 129 (18.02%) Finance
5 121 (16.90%) HTML
6 118 (16.48%) TDD
7 115 (16.06%) SQL
8 105 (14.66%) CSS
9 103 (14.39%) Stakeholder Management
10 101 (14.11%) C#
11 98 (13.69%) Test Automation
12 95 (13.27%) Git (software)
13 94 (13.13%) DevOps
14 88 (12.29%) .NET
15 87 (12.15%) JIRA
16 78 (10.89%) Microservices
17 75 (10.47%) Project Management
18 74 (10.34%) Linux
18 74 (10.34%) User Experience
19 72 (10.06%) E-Commerce
20 71 (9.92%) Analytical Skills
21 69 (9.64%) SDLC
22 68 (9.50%) OO
22 68 (9.50%) Spring
22 68 (9.50%) Problem-Solving
23 67 (9.36%) Web Services
24 66 (9.22%) AngularJS
25 65 (9.08%) Jenkins
25 65 (9.08%) RESTful
25 65 (9.08%) Oracle

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 29 (4.05%) Confluence
2 20 (2.79%) CMS
3 16 (2.23%) JBoss
4 12 (1.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 11 (1.54%) Sitecore CMS
6 10 (1.40%) Apache
7 9 (1.26%) Umbraco
8 8 (1.12%) Drupal
8 8 (1.12%) SAS
8 8 (1.12%) Tomcat
9 5 (0.70%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 4 (0.56%) WildFly
11 3 (0.42%) Apache Spark
11 3 (0.42%) Cloud Foundry
11 3 (0.42%) Elasticsearch
11 3 (0.42%) IIS
12 2 (0.28%) CICS
12 2 (0.28%) NServiceBus
12 2 (0.28%) WebSphere
12 2 (0.28%) WordPress
Applications
1 22 (3.07%) InVision
2 14 (1.96%) Microsoft Office
3 12 (1.68%) UserZoom
4 11 (1.54%) Microsoft Project
5 8 (1.12%) Microsoft Excel
6 6 (0.84%) MS Visio
7 5 (0.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 5 (0.70%) OmniGraffle
8 3 (0.42%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.14%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 6 (0.84%) SAP Hybris
2 4 (0.56%) Infor CloudSuite
2 4 (0.56%) Infor M3
3 3 (0.42%) BASE24
3 3 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.42%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 2 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.28%) iTrent
4 2 (0.28%) NetSuite
4 2 (0.28%) Payment Gateway
4 2 (0.28%) Temenos T24
5 1 (0.14%) Maximo
5 1 (0.14%) Oracle SCM
5 1 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 50 (6.98%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (3.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (2.93%) Google Analytics
4 20 (2.79%) PaaS
5 15 (2.09%) Boomi
5 15 (2.09%) SaaS
6 8 (1.12%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 8 (1.12%) Amazon EC2
7 7 (0.98%) GitHub
7 7 (0.98%) iPaaS
8 4 (0.56%) Google Cloud Platform
8 4 (0.56%) Google Tag Manager
8 4 (0.56%) Office 365
8 4 (0.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 3 (0.42%) Amazon S3
9 3 (0.42%) IaaS
9 3 (0.42%) npm
9 3 (0.42%) OpenShift
9 3 (0.42%) Route 53
10 2 (0.28%) BlazeMeter
Communications & Networking
1 12 (1.68%) Internet
2 8 (1.12%) SMS
3 4 (0.56%) TCP/IP
4 3 (0.42%) HTTP
4 3 (0.42%) HTTPS
4 3 (0.42%) SSL
5 2 (0.28%) ATM
5 2 (0.28%) Unified Communications
6 1 (0.14%) Broadband
6 1 (0.14%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (8.66%) SQL Server
2 40 (5.59%) MongoDB
2 40 (5.59%) NoSQL
3 28 (3.91%) Data Warehouse
4 25 (3.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 22 (3.07%) Relational Database
6 20 (2.79%) SQL Server 2012
7 19 (2.65%) Oracle Database
8 17 (2.37%) Big Data
8 17 (2.37%) Hadoop
9 16 (2.23%) Oracle Database 11g
10 12 (1.68%) SQL Server 2014
11 11 (1.54%) MySQL
11 11 (1.54%) RDBMS
12 9 (1.26%) PostgreSQL
12 9 (1.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 7 (0.98%) Apache Hive
13 7 (0.98%) Power BI
14 6 (0.84%) SQL Server 2016
14 6 (0.84%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 95 (13.27%) Git (software)
2 87 (12.15%) JIRA
3 65 (9.08%) Jenkins
4 52 (7.26%) Maven
5 41 (5.73%) Selenium
6 36 (5.03%) Cucumber
6 36 (5.03%) JUnit
7 27 (3.77%) Axure RP
8 25 (3.49%) Team Foundation Server
9 18 (2.51%) Gradle
10 17 (2.37%) Subversion
11 15 (2.09%) Eclipse
12 14 (1.96%) Octopus Deploy
13 12 (1.68%) IntelliJ
13 12 (1.68%) SonarQube
14 11 (1.54%) NUnit
14 11 (1.54%) Visual Studio
15 10 (1.40%) Bower
15 10 (1.40%) gulp
15 10 (1.40%) JSUnit
General
1 129 (18.02%) Finance
2 49 (6.84%) Retail
3 41 (5.73%) Marketing
4 34 (4.75%) Banking
5 21 (2.93%) Games
6 15 (2.09%) Manufacturing
7 12 (1.68%) Legal
8 11 (1.54%) Advertising
9 10 (1.40%) Telecoms
10 6 (0.84%) Aerospace
11 5 (0.70%) Automotive
11 5 (0.70%) Retail Banking
12 4 (0.56%) Back Office
13 2 (0.28%) Local Government
13 2 (0.28%) Publishing
14 1 (0.14%) Electronics
14 1 (0.14%) General Ledger
14 1 (0.14%) Investment Banking
14 1 (0.14%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.14%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 217 (30.31%) Developer
2 119 (16.62%) Analyst
3 77 (10.75%) Business Analyst
4 67 (9.36%) Java Developer
5 60 (8.38%) Architect
6 40 (5.59%) Project Manager
7 37 (5.17%) .NET Developer
8 34 (4.75%) Scrum Master
9 32 (4.47%) Agile Business Analyst
10 29 (4.05%) Designer
11 24 (3.35%) DevOps Engineer
11 24 (3.35%) Senior Developer
11 24 (3.35%) Solutions Architect
12 19 (2.65%) Agile Coach
12 19 (2.65%) Digital Analyst
13 18 (2.51%) C# Developer
13 18 (2.51%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 16 (2.23%) JavaScript Developer
14 16 (2.23%) UI Developer
14 16 (2.23%) User Experience Researcher
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 121 (16.90%) HTML
2 105 (14.66%) CSS
3 88 (12.29%) .NET
4 68 (9.50%) Spring
5 67 (9.36%) Web Services
6 66 (9.22%) AngularJS
7 65 (9.08%) RESTful
8 58 (8.10%) HTML5
9 49 (6.84%) JSON
10 47 (6.56%) Node.js
11 46 (6.42%) CSS3
12 43 (6.01%) jQuery
13 40 (5.59%) Hibernate
14 37 (5.17%) SOAP
15 36 (5.03%) REST
16 34 (4.75%) ASP.NET
16 34 (4.75%) XML
17 31 (4.33%) React
18 27 (3.77%) Java EE
19 24 (3.35%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 74 (10.34%) User Experience
2 71 (9.92%) Analytical Skills
3 34 (4.75%) Mobile App
4 24 (3.35%) Computer Science
5 19 (2.65%) Greenfield Project
6 16 (2.23%) Management Information System
7 10 (1.40%) Enterprise Software
8 8 (1.12%) Mainframe
8 8 (1.12%) Self-Motivation
9 7 (0.98%) Credit Risk
10 5 (0.70%) Animation
10 5 (0.70%) Data Structures
10 5 (0.70%) Life Science
10 5 (0.70%) PMI
11 4 (0.56%) Data Centre
11 4 (0.56%) NHS
11 4 (0.56%) Virtual Team
12 3 (0.42%) Cloud Native
12 3 (0.42%) Fintech
12 3 (0.42%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 74 (10.34%) Linux
2 55 (7.68%) Windows
3 30 (4.19%) Android
4 28 (3.91%) Unix
5 25 (3.49%) Apple iOS
6 19 (2.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (1.26%) Mac OS X
8 8 (1.12%) Windows 10
9 6 (0.84%) Mac OS
10 4 (0.56%) Windows Server
11 3 (0.42%) CentOS
11 3 (0.42%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (0.42%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (0.28%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.28%) zOS
13 1 (0.14%) AIX
13 1 (0.14%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 219 (30.59%) Scrum
2 118 (16.48%) TDD
3 103 (14.39%) Stakeholder Management
4 98 (13.69%) Test Automation
5 94 (13.13%) DevOps
6 78 (10.89%) Microservices
7 75 (10.47%) Project Management
8 72 (10.06%) E-Commerce
9 69 (9.64%) SDLC
10 68 (9.50%) OO
10 68 (9.50%) Problem-Solving
11 63 (8.80%) User Stories
11 63 (8.80%) Waterfall
12 61 (8.52%) BDD
12 61 (8.52%) Kanban
13 54 (7.54%) Continuous Integration
14 50 (6.98%) Analytics
15 47 (6.56%) MVC
16 40 (5.59%) Unit Testing
16 40 (5.59%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 193 (26.96%) Java
2 131 (18.30%) JavaScript
3 115 (16.06%) SQL
4 101 (14.11%) C#
5 32 (4.47%) Java 8
6 26 (3.63%) PL/SQL
7 22 (3.07%) Python
8 20 (2.79%) Shell Script
9 18 (2.51%) Scala
10 16 (2.23%) PHP
11 14 (1.96%) T-SQL
12 12 (1.68%) VB.NET
12 12 (1.68%) XPath
12 12 (1.68%) XQuery
13 10 (1.40%) Bash Shell
14 8 (1.12%) TypeScript
15 7 (0.98%) PowerShell
15 7 (0.98%) Ruby
16 6 (0.84%) ES6
16 6 (0.84%) Perl
Qualifications
1 54 (7.54%) Degree
2 47 (6.56%) Security Cleared
3 29 (4.05%) SC Cleared
4 13 (1.82%) PMI Certification
5 12 (1.68%) PMP
6 11 (1.54%) Computer Science Degree
7 7 (0.98%) BPSS Clearance
8 6 (0.84%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (0.56%) ISTQB
10 3 (0.42%) APMP
10 3 (0.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 2 (0.28%) ISEB
11 2 (0.28%) MCSE
11 2 (0.28%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (0.28%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 1 (0.14%) CAPM
12 1 (0.14%) CCIE
12 1 (0.14%) Cisco Certification
12 1 (0.14%) VCAP
12 1 (0.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (6.28%) QA
2 21 (2.93%) PMO
3 13 (1.82%) GDPR
4 4 (0.56%) SLA
5 3 (0.42%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (0.28%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.14%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 51 (7.12%) Docker
2 7 (0.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.70%) HDFS
4 3 (0.42%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.14%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.14%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.14%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.14%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 23 (3.21%) Opscode Chef
2 17 (2.37%) Ansible
3 14 (1.96%) Puppet
4 10 (1.40%) Kubernetes
5 9 (1.26%) Terraform
6 5 (0.70%) Oozie
7 4 (0.56%) Kibana
8 3 (0.42%) Ganglia
8 3 (0.42%) Graphite
8 3 (0.42%) Nagios
8 3 (0.42%) Riemann
8 3 (0.42%) Single Sign-On
9 2 (0.28%) Docker Swarm
9 2 (0.28%) logstash
9 2 (0.28%) MOM
9 2 (0.28%) Rancher
9 2 (0.28%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 1 (0.14%) Packer
10 1 (0.14%) rkt
10 1 (0.14%) Salt
Vendors
1 65 (9.08%) Oracle
2 46 (6.42%) Microsoft
3 25 (3.49%) Google
4 19 (2.65%) Adobe
5 17 (2.37%) Red Hat
6 16 (2.23%) SAP
7 15 (2.09%) Dell
8 14 (1.96%) CA Agile Central
9 12 (1.68%) Sitecore
10 10 (1.40%) Tableau
10 10 (1.40%) VMware
11 8 (1.12%) Capita
12 7 (0.98%) Atlassian
12 7 (0.98%) hybris
12 7 (0.98%) Perforce
13 5 (0.70%) Black Duck
13 5 (0.70%) Infor
13 5 (0.70%) Informatica
13 5 (0.70%) Talend
13 5 (0.70%) Veracode