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 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Agile Software Development
England / East Midlands
Rank 3 3 5
Rank change year-on-year 0 +2  
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 267 251 240
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 17.88% 15.50% 14.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 22.25% 19.31% 19.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 162 133
Median daily rate £400 £375 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -1.31%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £511 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +5.00% +3.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £21.80 £43.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -49.88% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £42.25 £36.13
% change year-on-year -0.59% +16.95%  

Agile Software Development is in the process and methodology skills category. The next 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 and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
East Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1200 1300 1246
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 80.38% 80.30% 77.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 742 804 708
Median daily rate £380 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.56% +4.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £536 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 29 42
Median hourly rate £21.50 £27.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.81% +71.87%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.23 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £43.50 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

Agile Software Development
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands citing Agile Software Development as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 24 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire -1 90 £390 -2.50% 43
Leicestershire +6 67 £350 +16.66% 27
Northamptonshire -1 64 £425 +6.25% 24
Derbyshire +2 23 £513 +36.66% 7
Lincolnshire - 10 £398 - 6
Agile Software Development
England

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 March 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.

1 168 (30.71%) Scrum
2 126 (23.03%) JavaScript
3 125 (22.85%) Java
4 108 (19.74%) .NET
5 106 (19.38%) CSS
6 102 (18.65%) HTML
7 101 (18.46%) C#
7 101 (18.46%) Finance
8 93 (17.00%) SQL
9 84 (15.36%) E-Commerce
10 82 (14.99%) TDD
11 72 (13.16%) Git (software)
12 68 (12.43%) Continuous Integration
13 67 (12.25%) MVC
14 60 (10.97%) Project Management
15 57 (10.42%) Microsoft
16 56 (10.24%) Web Services
17 55 (10.05%) Stakeholder Management
18 53 (9.69%) ASP.NET
18 53 (9.69%) Degree
18 53 (9.69%) AngularJS
19 52 (9.51%) Front End Development
20 51 (9.32%) Retail
21 49 (8.96%) jQuery
22 46 (8.41%) SQL Server
22 46 (8.41%) Analytical Skills
23 44 (8.04%) User Experience
23 44 (8.04%) BDD
23 44 (8.04%) Linux
23 44 (8.04%) JSON

Agile Software Development
Top Related 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 31 (5.67%) JBoss
2 16 (2.93%) Apache
3 15 (2.74%) Tomcat
3 15 (2.74%) WebSphere
4 13 (2.38%) Apache Spark
4 13 (2.38%) CMS
5 10 (1.83%) Confluence
6 5 (0.91%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 4 (0.73%) CICS
7 4 (0.73%) OpenStack
8 3 (0.55%) IIS
8 3 (0.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 3 (0.55%) SharePoint
8 3 (0.55%) WordPress
9 2 (0.37%) Sitecore CMS
9 2 (0.37%) Umbraco
9 2 (0.37%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.18%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.18%) SAS
10 1 (0.18%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 21 (3.84%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.10%) MS Office
3 5 (0.91%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.55%) MS Project
4 3 (0.55%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.18%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (1.28%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.37%) Magento
3 1 (0.18%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.18%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.18%) Primavera
3 1 (0.18%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.18%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.18%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 33 (6.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (3.84%) Amazon AWS
3 19 (3.47%) IaaS
4 18 (3.29%) PaaS
5 8 (1.46%) SaaS
6 5 (0.91%) GitHub
6 5 (0.91%) Office 365
7 4 (0.73%) Azure Machine Learning
7 4 (0.73%) Datadog
7 4 (0.73%) Heroku
7 4 (0.73%) OpenShift
8 3 (0.55%) Adobe Analytics
8 3 (0.55%) Boomi
8 3 (0.55%) Google Analytics
8 3 (0.55%) Trello
9 2 (0.37%) Slack
10 1 (0.18%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 1 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.18%) Amazon SQS
10 1 (0.18%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 19 (3.47%) HTTP
2 8 (1.46%) DNS
2 8 (1.46%) Internet
2 8 (1.46%) SSL
2 8 (1.46%) TCP/IP
3 7 (1.28%) Unified Communications
4 2 (0.37%) Intranet
4 2 (0.37%) Skype
5 1 (0.18%) FTP
5 1 (0.18%) LDAP
5 1 (0.18%) OpenLDAP
5 1 (0.18%) Profibus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (8.41%) SQL Server
2 21 (3.84%) Relational Database
3 18 (3.29%) NoSQL
4 17 (3.11%) MongoDB
5 16 (2.93%) Data Warehouse
6 13 (2.38%) Power BI
7 12 (2.19%) PostgreSQL
8 10 (1.83%) Apache Cassandra
8 10 (1.83%) Big Data
8 10 (1.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 9 (1.65%) HDInsight
10 8 (1.46%) Blockchain
10 8 (1.46%) MySQL
11 7 (1.28%) Oracle Database
12 6 (1.10%) DB2
12 6 (1.10%) Redis
13 5 (0.91%) Data Lake
13 5 (0.91%) Endeca
13 5 (0.91%) Hadoop
13 5 (0.91%) OpenTSDB
Development Applications
1 72 (13.16%) Git (software)
2 37 (6.76%) Jenkins
3 36 (6.58%) JIRA
4 33 (6.03%) Selenium
5 21 (3.84%) Cucumber
6 19 (3.47%) gulp
7 18 (3.29%) Eclipse
8 14 (2.56%) Jasmine
9 13 (2.38%) SoapUI
10 12 (2.19%) Grunt
10 12 (2.19%) JUnit
10 12 (2.19%) Maven
10 12 (2.19%) Team Foundation Server
11 11 (2.01%) Ant
11 11 (2.01%) Subversion
11 11 (2.01%) WebDriver
12 10 (1.83%) Visual Studio
13 9 (1.65%) JMeter
13 9 (1.65%) Mocha
14 7 (1.28%) Gradle
General
1 101 (18.46%) Finance
2 51 (9.32%) Retail
3 42 (7.68%) Banking
4 10 (1.83%) Manufacturing
5 9 (1.65%) Billing
6 7 (1.28%) Marketing
7 5 (0.91%) Aerospace
7 5 (0.91%) Retail Banking
8 4 (0.73%) Advertising
9 3 (0.55%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.37%) Games
10 2 (0.37%) Legal
11 1 (0.18%) Back Office
11 1 (0.18%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.18%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.18%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 217 (39.67%) Developer
2 97 (17.73%) Analyst
3 72 (13.16%) Business Analyst
4 52 (9.51%) .NET Developer
5 50 (9.14%) Java Developer
6 47 (8.59%) C# Developer
7 36 (6.58%) Architect
7 36 (6.58%) C# .NET Developer
8 35 (6.40%) Senior Developer
9 30 (5.48%) JavaScript Developer
10 29 (5.30%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 26 (4.75%) ASP.NET Developer
11 26 (4.75%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 25 (4.57%) Agile Business Analyst
12 25 (4.57%) Project Manager
13 24 (4.39%) Test Analyst
14 22 (4.02%) Angular Developer
15 20 (3.66%) C# ASP.NET Developer
16 18 (3.29%) Tester
17 17 (3.11%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 108 (19.74%) .NET
2 106 (19.38%) CSS
3 102 (18.65%) HTML
4 56 (10.24%) Web Services
5 53 (9.69%) AngularJS
5 53 (9.69%) ASP.NET
6 49 (8.96%) jQuery
7 44 (8.04%) JSON
8 42 (7.68%) Spring
9 41 (7.50%) HTML5
10 40 (7.31%) CSS3
11 38 (6.95%) J2EE
12 35 (6.40%) Java EE
13 30 (5.48%) RESTful
14 29 (5.30%) ASP.NET MVC
15 28 (5.12%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 25 (4.57%) SOAP
17 24 (4.39%) XML
18 23 (4.20%) Ajax
18 23 (4.20%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 46 (8.41%) Analytical Skills
2 44 (8.04%) User Experience
3 25 (4.57%) Mobile App
4 17 (3.11%) Data Centre
5 12 (2.19%) Mainframe
6 11 (2.01%) Computer Science
7 9 (1.65%) Enterprise Software
8 8 (1.46%) Clustering
8 8 (1.46%) Management Information System
9 5 (0.91%) Smart Meter
10 4 (0.73%) Social Media
11 3 (0.55%) Credit Risk
11 3 (0.55%) Digital Media
11 3 (0.55%) EPoS
11 3 (0.55%) Fintech
12 2 (0.37%) Blog
12 2 (0.37%) Fat Client
12 2 (0.37%) FMCG
12 2 (0.37%) Life Science
12 2 (0.37%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 44 (8.04%) Linux
2 21 (3.84%) Windows
3 15 (2.74%) Unix
4 9 (1.65%) Ubuntu
5 8 (1.46%) CoreOS
6 6 (1.10%) Android
6 6 (1.10%) Apple iOS
6 6 (1.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (0.91%) VMS
8 4 (0.73%) Mac OS X
9 3 (0.55%) Windows 10
10 2 (0.37%) CentOS
10 2 (0.37%) Windows Mobile
10 2 (0.37%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.18%) AIX
11 1 (0.18%) SUSE
11 1 (0.18%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.18%) Windows Server
11 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.18%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 168 (30.71%) Scrum
2 84 (15.36%) E-Commerce
3 82 (14.99%) TDD
4 68 (12.43%) Continuous Integration
5 67 (12.25%) MVC
6 60 (10.97%) Project Management
7 55 (10.05%) Stakeholder Management
8 52 (9.51%) Front End Development
9 44 (8.04%) BDD
10 41 (7.50%) Mentoring
11 40 (7.31%) SDLC
11 40 (7.31%) User Stories
11 40 (7.31%) Waterfall
12 37 (6.76%) Web Development
13 36 (6.58%) Business Analysis
14 34 (6.22%) DevOps
15 33 (6.03%) User Acceptance Testing
16 30 (5.48%) Software Engineering
17 28 (5.12%) ITIL
18 27 (4.94%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 126 (23.03%) JavaScript
2 125 (22.85%) Java
3 101 (18.46%) C#
4 93 (17.00%) SQL
5 27 (4.94%) Python
6 26 (4.75%) PHP
7 17 (3.11%) VB.NET
8 11 (2.01%) C++
8 11 (2.01%) PowerShell
9 9 (1.65%) R
10 8 (1.46%) Scala
11 7 (1.28%) ES6
11 7 (1.28%) PL/SQL
12 6 (1.10%) T-SQL
13 5 (0.91%) C
13 5 (0.91%) COBOL
14 4 (0.73%) VBA
15 3 (0.55%) JCL
15 3 (0.55%) XAML
16 2 (0.37%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 53 (9.69%) Degree
2 26 (4.75%) Security Cleared
3 17 (3.11%) SC Cleared
4 14 (2.56%) ISEB
5 8 (1.46%) ISTQB
5 8 (1.46%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (0.91%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (0.91%) MCSE
7 4 (0.73%) DBS Check
7 4 (0.73%) Sun Certification
8 3 (0.55%) BPSS Clearance
8 3 (0.55%) CBAP
8 3 (0.55%) IIBA
8 3 (0.55%) Oracle Certification
8 3 (0.55%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.37%) MCSD
9 2 (0.37%) OCMJD
9 2 (0.37%) OCPJWCD
9 2 (0.37%) PMP
9 2 (0.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (5.12%) QA
2 9 (1.65%) Disclosure Scotland
3 7 (1.28%) WAI
4 4 (0.73%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.55%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.55%) SDET
5 3 (0.55%) TickIT
6 2 (0.37%) IAS 39
6 2 (0.37%) IFRS
6 2 (0.37%) IFRS 9
6 2 (0.37%) PMO
7 1 (0.18%) HL7
System Software
1 23 (4.20%) Docker
2 7 (1.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.91%) Squid
4 2 (0.37%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.18%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 18 (3.29%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (1.83%) Ansible
3 9 (1.65%) Graphite
3 9 (1.65%) Puppet
4 8 (1.46%) HP Quality Center
5 7 (1.28%) SCCM
6 5 (0.91%) Kubernetes
6 5 (0.91%) logstash
7 4 (0.73%) Docker Swarm
7 4 (0.73%) Packer
8 1 (0.18%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
8 1 (0.18%) Data Guard
8 1 (0.18%) Mesos
8 1 (0.18%) MOM
8 1 (0.18%) Nagios
8 1 (0.18%) Rancher
8 1 (0.18%) rkt
8 1 (0.18%) Salt
8 1 (0.18%) Terraform
Vendors
1 57 (10.42%) Microsoft
2 39 (7.13%) Oracle
3 16 (2.93%) SAP
4 12 (2.19%) Adobe
5 11 (2.01%) VMware
6 10 (1.83%) Sitecore
7 8 (1.46%) Red Hat
8 7 (1.28%) BMC
8 7 (1.28%) MuleSoft
8 7 (1.28%) Remedy
8 7 (1.28%) ServiceNow
9 6 (1.10%) Informatica
10 5 (0.91%) Cisco
10 5 (0.91%) NetApp
10 5 (0.91%) Pega
10 5 (0.91%) Splunk
10 5 (0.91%) Tableau
10 5 (0.91%) Talend
11 4 (0.73%) Apigee
11 4 (0.73%) hybris
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Posted: Yesterday
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Ampersand Consulting
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Northamptonshire
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Rate: From £300 to £400 per annum
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Leicester
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Rate: £400.00 - £600 per day
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East Midlands
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Rate: Up to £420 per day
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Northamptonshire
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Northamptonshire
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Rate: Up to £420 per day
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Northamptonshire
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Rate: £350 - £400 per day
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Derbyshire
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Rate: £400 - £600 per day
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Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
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