Period
to 18 July 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 18 July 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
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1 2 3
Rank change year-on-year +1 +1 +2
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 698 608 545
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 23.80% 19.45% 16.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 28.72% 23.30% 20.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 459 407 377
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £420 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% - +10.53%
10th Percentile £315 £298 £284
90th Percentile £538 £550 £550
England median daily rate £475 £460 £450
% change year-on-year +3.26% +2.22% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
East Midlands median hourly rate - £17.85 £43.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -58.97% -
England median hourly rate £44.50 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +4.71% - +18.06%

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 2,430 2,609 2,670
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 82.85% 83.46% 82.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,482 1,610 1,659
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £263 £253 £247
90th Percentile £538 £550 £575
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 82 64
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.86 £16.03 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.03% +5.08% -11.08%
10th Percentile £10.34 £10.40 £11.03
90th Percentile £47.50 £52.50 £43.18
England median hourly rate £22.46 £25.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year -10.16% +4.17% +11.63%

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 July 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 18 July 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 +1 252 £400 -5.88% 107
Northamptonshire +3 240 £400 -11.11% 25
Leicestershire +3 111 £403 +7.33% 46
Derbyshire +7 50 £400 -15.79% 27
Lincolnshire -6 11 £410 +2.50% 19
Agile Software Development
England

For the 6 months to 18 July 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.

1 192 (27.51%) Scrum
2 179 (25.64%) Java
3 140 (20.06%) JavaScript
4 135 (19.34%) Finance
5 125 (17.91%) TDD
6 118 (16.91%) HTML
7 111 (15.90%) SQL
8 108 (15.47%) Stakeholder Management
9 104 (14.90%) Analytical Skills
10 103 (14.76%) DevOps
10 103 (14.76%) CSS
11 100 (14.33%) C#
12 93 (13.32%) .NET
13 88 (12.61%) Test Automation
14 87 (12.46%) Git (software)
15 82 (11.75%) Web Services
16 77 (11.03%) Spring
16 77 (11.03%) AngularJS
17 75 (10.74%) Waterfall
18 72 (10.32%) Microservices
19 71 (10.17%) Problem-Solving
20 69 (9.89%) HTML5
20 69 (9.89%) SQL Server
20 69 (9.89%) Project Management
21 68 (9.74%) JIRA
22 67 (9.60%) OO
23 66 (9.46%) E-Commerce
23 66 (9.46%) User Experience
24 64 (9.17%) Microsoft
25 57 (8.17%) MVC

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 (4.15%) CMS
2 24 (3.44%) Confluence
3 22 (3.15%) Tomcat
4 15 (2.15%) JBoss
5 13 (1.86%) Drupal
6 12 (1.72%) Sitecore CMS
7 10 (1.43%) SAS
8 9 (1.29%) Umbraco
9 8 (1.15%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 7 (1.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 6 (0.86%) WebSphere
12 5 (0.72%) Mule
13 4 (0.57%) Cloud Foundry
13 4 (0.57%) Elasticsearch
13 4 (0.57%) NServiceBus
13 4 (0.57%) WildFly
14 3 (0.43%) Apache
14 3 (0.43%) Apache Solr
14 3 (0.43%) IIS
14 3 (0.43%) MQSeries
Applications
1 22 (3.15%) InVision
2 16 (2.29%) Microsoft Office
3 14 (2.01%) UserZoom
4 11 (1.58%) MS Visio
5 8 (1.15%) Microsoft Excel
6 5 (0.72%) Microsoft Project
7 3 (0.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 2 (0.29%) Chatbot
9 1 (0.14%) CATIA
9 1 (0.14%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (1.00%) Magento
2 5 (0.72%) Dynamics NAV
3 4 (0.57%) BASE24
4 3 (0.43%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.14%) ENOVIA
5 1 (0.14%) Maximo
5 1 (0.14%) Primavera
5 1 (0.14%) SAP Hybris
5 1 (0.14%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 55 (7.88%) Amazon AWS
2 44 (6.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (1.58%) Boomi
3 11 (1.58%) PaaS
4 10 (1.43%) npm
5 8 (1.15%) Google Analytics
6 7 (1.00%) Amazon S3
7 6 (0.86%) GitHub
8 5 (0.72%) Google Cloud Platform
8 5 (0.72%) IaaS
9 4 (0.57%) Google Tag Manager
9 4 (0.57%) iPaaS
9 4 (0.57%) Office 365
10 3 (0.43%) Adobe Creative Cloud
10 3 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
11 2 (0.29%) Amazon Kinesis
11 2 (0.29%) AWS CloudFormation
11 2 (0.29%) OpenShift
11 2 (0.29%) SaaS
11 2 (0.29%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 9 (1.29%) SMS
2 7 (1.00%) Internet
3 4 (0.57%) TCP/IP
4 3 (0.43%) ATM
4 3 (0.43%) HTTP
5 2 (0.29%) Firewall
5 2 (0.29%) SSL
6 1 (0.14%) Broadband
6 1 (0.14%) Cisco Firepower
6 1 (0.14%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.14%) Skype
6 1 (0.14%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (9.89%) SQL Server
2 27 (3.87%) Data Warehouse
3 24 (3.44%) Relational Database
3 24 (3.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 22 (3.15%) NoSQL
4 22 (3.15%) SQL Server 2012
5 21 (3.01%) Hadoop
6 19 (2.72%) MongoDB
7 14 (2.01%) Big Data
8 13 (1.86%) Oracle Database
9 11 (1.58%) Oracle Database 11g
10 9 (1.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 8 (1.15%) MySQL
11 8 (1.15%) PostgreSQL
11 8 (1.15%) Power BI
11 8 (1.15%) Redis
12 6 (0.86%) SQL Server 2008
12 6 (0.86%) SQL Server 2014
12 6 (0.86%) SQL Server 2016
12 6 (0.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 87 (12.46%) Git (software)
2 68 (9.74%) JIRA
3 54 (7.74%) Jenkins
4 44 (6.30%) Maven
5 37 (5.30%) Selenium
6 34 (4.87%) Cucumber
7 29 (4.15%) JUnit
8 27 (3.87%) Team Foundation Server
9 26 (3.72%) Axure RP
10 23 (3.30%) Subversion
11 17 (2.44%) Octopus Deploy
11 17 (2.44%) Visual Studio
12 14 (2.01%) webpack
13 13 (1.86%) Bitbucket
13 13 (1.86%) gulp
14 12 (1.72%) SoapUI
14 12 (1.72%) SonarQube
15 10 (1.43%) Eclipse
15 10 (1.43%) IntelliJ
16 9 (1.29%) Gradle
General
1 135 (19.34%) Finance
2 50 (7.16%) Retail
3 38 (5.44%) Marketing
4 29 (4.15%) Banking
5 15 (2.15%) Legal
6 14 (2.01%) Games
7 11 (1.58%) Automotive
8 6 (0.86%) Retail Banking
9 5 (0.72%) Aerospace
10 4 (0.57%) Back Office
10 4 (0.57%) Pharmaceutical
10 4 (0.57%) Publishing
11 3 (0.43%) Advertising
11 3 (0.43%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.29%) German Language
12 2 (0.29%) Law
12 2 (0.29%) Telecoms
13 1 (0.14%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 229 (32.81%) Developer
2 96 (13.75%) Analyst
3 65 (9.31%) Java Developer
4 59 (8.45%) Business Analyst
4 59 (8.45%) Project Manager
5 51 (7.31%) Architect
6 44 (6.30%) .NET Developer
7 29 (4.15%) Designer
8 28 (4.01%) C# Developer
8 28 (4.01%) Scrum Master
9 21 (3.01%) Senior Developer
10 20 (2.87%) C# .NET Developer
11 19 (2.72%) Agile Project Manager
12 18 (2.58%) DevOps Engineer
13 17 (2.44%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
13 17 (2.44%) UX Designer
14 16 (2.29%) Agile Coach
14 16 (2.29%) JavaScript Developer
15 15 (2.15%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 15 (2.15%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 118 (16.91%) HTML
2 103 (14.76%) CSS
3 93 (13.32%) .NET
4 82 (11.75%) Web Services
5 77 (11.03%) AngularJS
5 77 (11.03%) Spring
6 69 (9.89%) HTML5
7 54 (7.74%) CSS3
8 53 (7.59%) ASP.NET
9 51 (7.31%) RESTful
10 50 (7.16%) JSON
11 49 (7.02%) Hibernate
12 48 (6.88%) React
13 47 (6.73%) XML
14 46 (6.59%) Node.js
15 42 (6.02%) jQuery
16 41 (5.87%) REST
17 39 (5.59%) SOAP
18 34 (4.87%) Java EE
19 31 (4.44%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 104 (14.90%) Analytical Skills
2 66 (9.46%) User Experience
3 23 (3.30%) Greenfield Project
4 22 (3.15%) Computer Science
5 14 (2.01%) Mobile App
6 11 (1.58%) Credit Risk
7 9 (1.29%) Data Structures
8 8 (1.15%) Management Information System
8 8 (1.15%) Self-Motivation
9 7 (1.00%) Mainframe
10 6 (0.86%) Data Centre
11 5 (0.72%) Enterprise Software
11 5 (0.72%) NHS
11 5 (0.72%) PMI
11 5 (0.72%) Public Cloud
12 4 (0.57%) Virtual Team
13 3 (0.43%) Fintech
13 3 (0.43%) Graphic Design
13 3 (0.43%) IVR
13 3 (0.43%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 55 (7.88%) Linux
2 54 (7.74%) Windows
3 30 (4.30%) Android
4 28 (4.01%) Apple iOS
5 24 (3.44%) Unix
6 13 (1.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (1.43%) Mac OS
8 7 (1.00%) Windows Server
9 5 (0.72%) VMS
9 5 (0.72%) Windows 10
10 4 (0.57%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.29%) CentOS
11 2 (0.29%) Solaris
11 2 (0.29%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.29%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.29%) zOS
12 1 (0.14%) AIX
12 1 (0.14%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 192 (27.51%) Scrum
2 125 (17.91%) TDD
3 108 (15.47%) Stakeholder Management
4 103 (14.76%) DevOps
5 88 (12.61%) Test Automation
6 75 (10.74%) Waterfall
7 72 (10.32%) Microservices
8 71 (10.17%) Problem-Solving
9 69 (9.89%) Project Management
10 67 (9.60%) OO
11 66 (9.46%) E-Commerce
12 57 (8.17%) MVC
13 55 (7.88%) SDLC
14 49 (7.02%) Continuous Integration
15 48 (6.88%) Business Analysis
15 48 (6.88%) Unit Testing
16 46 (6.59%) BDD
17 45 (6.45%) Analytics
17 45 (6.45%) ITIL
18 44 (6.30%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 179 (25.64%) Java
2 140 (20.06%) JavaScript
3 111 (15.90%) SQL
4 100 (14.33%) C#
5 29 (4.15%) Java 8
6 27 (3.87%) PL/SQL
7 18 (2.58%) T-SQL
8 17 (2.44%) PHP
8 17 (2.44%) PowerShell
9 16 (2.29%) Python
10 13 (1.86%) Scala
10 13 (1.86%) Shell Script
10 13 (1.86%) VB.NET
11 11 (1.58%) ES6
12 8 (1.15%) XPath
12 8 (1.15%) XQuery
13 7 (1.00%) Bash Shell
13 7 (1.00%) C++
13 7 (1.00%) TypeScript
14 5 (0.72%) R
Qualifications
1 52 (7.45%) Degree
2 33 (4.73%) Security Cleared
3 25 (3.58%) SC Cleared
4 17 (2.44%) Computer Science Degree
5 12 (1.72%) PMI Certification
6 9 (1.29%) PMP
7 7 (1.00%) Master's Degree
8 5 (0.72%) ISEB
8 5 (0.72%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (0.57%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.29%) APMP
10 2 (0.29%) DV Cleared
10 2 (0.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 1 (0.14%) A+ Certification
11 1 (0.14%) AWS Certification
11 1 (0.14%) CAPM
11 1 (0.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 1 (0.14%) MBCS
11 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (5.87%) QA
2 19 (2.72%) PMO
3 5 (0.72%) GDPR
4 3 (0.43%) SLA
5 2 (0.29%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.29%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.14%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.14%) ISO 8583
6 1 (0.14%) PSD2
System Software
1 47 (6.73%) Docker
2 4 (0.57%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.43%) HDFS
4 2 (0.29%) Apache Flume
4 2 (0.29%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 2 (0.29%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.29%) vCloud
4 2 (0.29%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (0.29%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.14%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 29 (4.15%) Opscode Chef
2 25 (3.58%) Puppet
3 15 (2.15%) Ansible
4 12 (1.72%) Kubernetes
5 8 (1.15%) Terraform
6 4 (0.57%) SCCM
6 4 (0.57%) Single Sign-On
7 3 (0.43%) logstash
7 3 (0.43%) Oozie
8 2 (0.29%) Docker Swarm
8 2 (0.29%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (0.29%) Kibana
8 2 (0.29%) Rancher
8 2 (0.29%) Salt
9 1 (0.14%) Ganglia
9 1 (0.14%) HP Fortify
9 1 (0.14%) McAfee ePO
9 1 (0.14%) Riemann
9 1 (0.14%) SCOM
9 1 (0.14%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 64 (9.17%) Microsoft
2 52 (7.45%) Oracle
3 21 (3.01%) SAP
4 18 (2.58%) CA Agile Central
5 15 (2.15%) Adobe
5 15 (2.15%) Google
5 15 (2.15%) Red Hat
6 13 (1.86%) Tableau
7 12 (1.72%) Sitecore
8 11 (1.58%) Dell
9 10 (1.43%) Zend
10 8 (1.15%) Capita
11 6 (0.86%) Salesforce.com
11 6 (0.86%) VMware
12 5 (0.72%) Informatica
13 4 (0.57%) Alteryx
13 4 (0.57%) HP
13 4 (0.57%) MuleSoft
13 4 (0.57%) Teradata
14 3 (0.43%) Perforce