Period
to 22 January 2022

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 22 January 2022 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
22 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 3 3 3
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 -2
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 278 155 339
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands 18.58% 19.40% 19.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 22.49% 23.92% 24.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 223 97 165
10th Percentile £373 £285 £313
25th Percentile £400 £320 £350
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £470 £405 £425
Median % change year-on-year +16.05% -4.71% -5.56%
75th Percentile £525 £495 £488
90th Percentile £638 £585 £550
England median daily rate £550 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
10th Percentile £20.85 - -
25th Percentile £21.75 - £35.00
Median hourly rate £24.50 - £40.00
75th Percentile £27.25 - £45.70
90th Percentile £28.15 - £46.12
England median hourly rate £50.00 £43.58 £47.50
% change year-on-year +14.74% -8.26% +5.56%

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 1,236 648 1,393
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 82.62% 81.10% 81.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 930 398 774
10th Percentile £210 £213 £238
25th Percentile £345 £319 £313
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £425 £400 £400
Median % change year-on-year +6.25% - -2.44%
75th Percentile £515 £487 £488
90th Percentile £600 £575 £575
England median daily rate £525 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +10.53% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 27 86
10th Percentile £8.97 £9.31 £11.09
25th Percentile £9.75 £11.07 £11.62
Median hourly rate £15.19 £16.00 £16.20
Median % change year-on-year -5.06% -1.23% +8.87%
75th Percentile £20.00 £37.04 £21.31
90th Percentile £35.55 £47.50 £46.45
England median hourly rate £25.50 £26.80 £20.50
% change year-on-year -4.84% +30.72% -5.41%

Agile Software Development
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing Agile Software Development as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Agile Software Development in the East Midlands.

Daily rate trend for Agile Software Development in the East Midlands

Agile Software Development
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Agile Software Development in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 22 January 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Agile Software Development in the East Midlands

Agile Software Development
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Agile Software Development in the East Midlands.

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 22 January 2022. 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
Jobs
Nottinghamshire +7 105 £513 +24.24% 88
Northamptonshire -2 61 £439 +25.36% 29
Leicestershire -4 46 £403 -13.90% 56
Derbyshire -5 31 £500 -9.09% 16
Lincolnshire -1 9 £463 -19.57% 8
Agile Software Development
England

For the 6 months to 22 January 2022, 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 79 (28.42%) Scrum
2 72 (25.90%) Social Skills
3 62 (22.30%) JavaScript
4 59 (21.22%) DevOps
5 57 (20.50%) Azure
6 55 (19.78%) Microsoft
7 50 (17.99%) Finance
8 48 (17.27%) Stakeholder Management
8 48 (17.27%) .NET
9 47 (16.91%) JIRA
10 46 (16.55%) C#
11 43 (15.47%) AWS
12 41 (14.75%) SQL
12 41 (14.75%) Problem-Solving
13 40 (14.39%) Project Management
14 36 (12.95%) Waterfall
14 36 (12.95%) SDLC
15 35 (12.59%) Migration
16 33 (11.87%) Java
16 33 (11.87%) Test Automation
17 32 (11.51%) RESTful
17 32 (11.51%) CSS
18 31 (11.15%) SQL Server
18 31 (11.15%) Project Delivery
19 30 (10.79%) Microservices
19 30 (10.79%) CI/CD
20 29 (10.43%) User Experience
20 29 (10.43%) HTML
20 29 (10.43%) ITIL
20 29 (10.43%) PRINCE2

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 11 (3.96%) Confluence
2 10 (3.60%) JBoss
2 10 (3.60%) WebSphere
3 9 (3.24%) NetWeaver
4 3 (1.08%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (0.72%) IIS
5 2 (0.72%) Mule
5 2 (0.72%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.72%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.36%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.36%) Umbraco
Applications
1 5 (1.80%) Sketch
2 3 (1.08%) InVision
2 3 (1.08%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (1.08%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.08%) Simulink
3 2 (0.72%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (0.72%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.72%) Zeplin
4 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (1.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.72%) BASE24
3 1 (0.36%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.36%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 57 (20.50%) Azure
2 43 (15.47%) AWS
3 17 (6.12%) SaaS
4 14 (5.04%) Firebase
4 14 (5.04%) Microsoft 365
4 14 (5.04%) PaaS
5 13 (4.68%) Power Platform
6 12 (4.32%) OpenShift
7 10 (3.60%) IaaS
8 9 (3.24%) Azure Cosmos DB
8 9 (3.24%) Azure ExpressRoute
9 8 (2.88%) AWS CloudFormation
10 7 (2.52%) Serverless
11 5 (1.80%) AWS Lambda
12 4 (1.44%) Amazon Cognito
12 4 (1.44%) Datadog
12 4 (1.44%) Dynamics 365
13 3 (1.08%) Azure Data Factory
13 3 (1.08%) Figma
13 3 (1.08%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.60%) VPN
2 9 (3.24%) DHCP
2 9 (3.24%) DNS
2 9 (3.24%) Firewall
2 9 (3.24%) MPLS
2 9 (3.24%) PBX
2 9 (3.24%) SD-WAN
2 9 (3.24%) Skype
2 9 (3.24%) VoIP
2 9 (3.24%) WAN
2 9 (3.24%) Wireless
3 2 (0.72%) ATM
3 2 (0.72%) VSAN
4 1 (0.36%) SMS
4 1 (0.36%) SSL
4 1 (0.36%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (11.15%) SQL Server
2 14 (5.04%) NoSQL
3 12 (4.32%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 12 (4.32%) Data Warehouse
4 11 (3.96%) Power BI
5 10 (3.60%) Azure SQL Database
6 9 (3.24%) DB2
6 9 (3.24%) MySQL
6 9 (3.24%) Relational Database
6 9 (3.24%) SAP HANA
7 7 (2.52%) MongoDB
8 6 (2.16%) Oracle Database
8 6 (2.16%) RDBMS
9 5 (1.80%) Data Lake
10 4 (1.44%) SQL Server 2008
10 4 (1.44%) SQL Server 2016
11 3 (1.08%) Redis
11 3 (1.08%) Star Schema
12 2 (0.72%) PowerCenter
12 2 (0.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 47 (16.91%) JIRA
2 22 (7.91%) Git (software)
3 15 (5.40%) git-flow
3 15 (5.40%) TeamCity
4 14 (5.04%) Android Studio
5 12 (4.32%) Jenkins
6 11 (3.96%) NUnit
6 11 (3.96%) Selenium
7 7 (2.52%) JUnit
7 7 (2.52%) Postman
8 6 (2.16%) GitLab
9 5 (1.80%) JMeter
9 5 (1.80%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (1.44%) Gradle
11 3 (1.08%) Axure RP
11 3 (1.08%) Cucumber
11 3 (1.08%) REST Assured
11 3 (1.08%) Visual Studio
11 3 (1.08%) Visual Studio Team System
12 2 (0.72%) SonarQube
General
1 72 (25.90%) Social Skills
2 50 (17.99%) Finance
3 22 (7.91%) Retail
4 19 (6.83%) Banking
5 18 (6.47%) Analytical Skills
6 12 (4.32%) Public Sector
7 11 (3.96%) Organisational Skills
8 7 (2.52%) Automotive
9 6 (2.16%) Influencing Skills
10 5 (1.80%) Aerospace
10 5 (1.80%) Law
10 5 (1.80%) Presentation Skills
11 3 (1.08%) Documentation Skills
11 3 (1.08%) Manufacturing
11 3 (1.08%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (1.08%) Police
12 2 (0.72%) Games
12 2 (0.72%) Legal
12 2 (0.72%) Marketing
12 2 (0.72%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 70 (25.18%) Developer
2 47 (16.91%) Project Manager
3 37 (13.31%) Analyst
4 31 (11.15%) Business Analyst
5 25 (8.99%) Architect
6 23 (8.27%) React Developer
7 20 (7.19%) .NET Developer
8 15 (5.40%) Designer
8 15 (5.40%) Solutions Architect
9 13 (4.68%) Lead Developer
10 12 (4.32%) IT Manager
11 11 (3.96%) IT Project Manager
12 9 (3.24%) Infrastructure Architect
12 9 (3.24%) Product Owner
13 8 (2.88%) Software Engineer
13 8 (2.88%) Solutions Designer
14 7 (2.52%) Agile Business Analyst
14 7 (2.52%) Consultant
14 7 (2.52%) IT Architect
14 7 (2.52%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (17.27%) .NET
2 32 (11.51%) CSS
2 32 (11.51%) RESTful
3 29 (10.43%) HTML
4 28 (10.07%) .NET Core
5 20 (7.19%) Redux
6 17 (6.12%) Middleware
7 15 (5.40%) React
8 14 (5.04%) Node.js
8 14 (5.04%) React Native
9 13 (4.68%) Vue.js
10 12 (4.32%) ASP.NET
10 12 (4.32%) ASP.NET Web API
11 11 (3.96%) WCF
12 10 (3.60%) jQuery
13 9 (3.24%) AngularJS
13 9 (3.24%) SAP Basis
13 9 (3.24%) Spring
14 8 (2.88%) Spring Boot
14 8 (2.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 29 (10.43%) User Experience
2 28 (10.07%) Mobile App
3 14 (5.04%) Public Cloud
4 10 (3.60%) PKI
5 9 (3.24%) Data Centre
6 8 (2.88%) Virtual Team
7 7 (2.52%) Data Protection Act
8 6 (2.16%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (2.16%) Greenfield Project
9 3 (1.08%) Self-Motivation
10 2 (0.72%) Analytical Mindset
10 2 (0.72%) APACS
10 2 (0.72%) Legacy Systems
10 2 (0.72%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.72%) Private Cloud
10 2 (0.72%) Tandem
10 2 (0.72%) W3C
11 1 (0.36%) Clustering
11 1 (0.36%) Fixed Income
11 1 (0.36%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 23 (8.27%) Android
2 18 (6.47%) Windows
3 17 (6.12%) Linux
4 10 (3.60%) Unix
4 10 (3.60%) Windows Server
5 9 (3.24%) AIX
5 9 (3.24%) Apple iOS
6 4 (1.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (1.08%) Mac OS
7 3 (1.08%) Windows 10
7 3 (1.08%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.36%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (28.42%) Scrum
2 59 (21.22%) DevOps
3 48 (17.27%) Stakeholder Management
4 41 (14.75%) Problem-Solving
5 40 (14.39%) Project Management
6 36 (12.95%) SDLC
6 36 (12.95%) Waterfall
7 35 (12.59%) Migration
8 33 (11.87%) Test Automation
9 31 (11.15%) Project Delivery
10 30 (10.79%) CI/CD
10 30 (10.79%) Microservices
11 29 (10.43%) ITIL
11 29 (10.43%) PRINCE2
12 26 (9.35%) Web Development
13 25 (8.99%) E-Commerce
14 24 (8.63%) MVC
15 23 (8.27%) Business Analysis
15 23 (8.27%) UX Design
16 22 (7.91%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 62 (22.30%) JavaScript
2 46 (16.55%) C#
3 41 (14.75%) SQL
4 33 (11.87%) Java
5 15 (5.40%) TypeScript
6 14 (5.04%) Objective-C
7 9 (3.24%) PowerShell
8 6 (2.16%) C++
8 6 (2.16%) Java 8
9 5 (1.80%) Python
10 4 (1.44%) Bash
10 4 (1.44%) Java 11
10 4 (1.44%) Kotlin
10 4 (1.44%) PL/SQL
11 3 (1.08%) ES6
11 3 (1.08%) MATLAB
11 3 (1.08%) VBA
12 2 (0.72%) Go
12 2 (0.72%) Korn
12 2 (0.72%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (3.60%) Degree
2 9 (3.24%) SC Cleared
2 9 (3.24%) Security Cleared
3 5 (1.80%) PMP
4 4 (1.44%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (1.44%) ISEB
4 4 (1.44%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (1.08%) CCNA
5 3 (1.08%) ISTQB
5 3 (1.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (1.08%) MCSA
5 3 (1.08%) VCAP
6 2 (0.72%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.72%) PMI Certification
6 2 (0.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.36%) AWS Certification
7 1 (0.36%) CBAP
7 1 (0.36%) CCIE
7 1 (0.36%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.36%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (7.91%) QA
2 10 (3.60%) COBIT
2 10 (3.60%) GDPR
3 9 (3.24%) PCI DSS
4 7 (2.52%) Accessibility
4 7 (2.52%) Data Quality
5 6 (2.16%) WCAG
6 3 (1.08%) SLA
7 1 (0.36%) PMO
7 1 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 19 (6.83%) Docker
2 13 (4.68%) Active Directory
3 11 (3.96%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (3.24%) vSphere
5 7 (2.52%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (1.44%) Hyper-V
7 3 (1.08%) Virtual Desktop
8 2 (0.72%) vCloud
8 2 (0.72%) VMware NSX
9 1 (0.36%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 1 (0.36%) HDFS
9 1 (0.36%) XenApp
9 1 (0.36%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 26 (9.35%) Kubernetes
2 10 (3.60%) Active Directory Federation Services
3 8 (2.88%) Terraform
4 2 (0.72%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.72%) Puppet
4 2 (0.72%) RSA Archer
4 2 (0.72%) vRealize
5 1 (0.36%) Ansible
5 1 (0.36%) Business Desktop Deployment
5 1 (0.36%) Grafana
5 1 (0.36%) Hadoop YARN
5 1 (0.36%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.36%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.36%) WebSphere Cast Iron
5 1 (0.36%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 55 (19.78%) Microsoft
2 21 (7.55%) Oracle
3 15 (5.40%) SAP
4 14 (5.04%) Citrix
5 13 (4.68%) Cisco
6 11 (3.96%) VMware
7 10 (3.60%) Red Hat
7 10 (3.60%) Software AG
8 5 (1.80%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (1.08%) Informatica
10 2 (0.72%) Adobe
10 2 (0.72%) CA Agile Central
10 2 (0.72%) Checkmarx
10 2 (0.72%) Databricks
10 2 (0.72%) HP
10 2 (0.72%) MuleSoft
10 2 (0.72%) Remedy
10 2 (0.72%) ServiceNow
11 1 (0.36%) Nintex
11 1 (0.36%) Sage