Period
to 22 January 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 22 January 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
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1 3 6
Rank change year-on-year +2 +3 +1
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 708 602 416
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 23.76% 19.34% 13.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 28.76% 23.73% 16.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 473 401 320
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £288 £300 £300
90th Percentile £538 £563 £539
England median daily rate £475 £450 £440
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.27% +3.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
East Midlands median hourly rate £45.00 £21.80 £45.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +106.42% -52.22% -
10th Percentile £42.50 £21.80 £43.44
90th Percentile £47.50 £21.80 £48.31
England median hourly rate £43.00 £42.50 £42.75
% change year-on-year +1.18% -0.58% +18.09%

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 2,462 2,537 2,489
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 82.62% 81.52% 79.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,580 1,620 1,547
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £383 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.58% +2.00% -
10th Percentile £238 £213 £236
90th Percentile £560 £563 £525
England median daily rate £450 £434 £425
% change year-on-year +3.72% +2.09% +6.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 73 91
East Midlands median hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £16.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.34% -10.49% -1.82%
10th Percentile £10.00 £10.30 £10.43
90th Percentile £48.60 £38.75 £40.00
England median hourly rate £23.50 £25.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -6.00% +8.70% +15.00%

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 22 January 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 22 January 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 +1 317 £418 +4.38% 135
Northamptonshire +2 192 £400 -5.88% 53
Leicestershire 0 111 £383 +13.33% 48
Derbyshire -10 33 £375 -4.15% 32
Lincolnshire +12 24 £550 +31.34% 21
Agile Software Development
England

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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.

1 209 (29.52%) Scrum
2 205 (28.95%) Java
3 130 (18.36%) Finance
4 117 (16.53%) TDD
5 115 (16.24%) JavaScript
6 113 (15.96%) Test Automation
7 109 (15.40%) C#
8 104 (14.69%) HTML
9 103 (14.55%) SQL
10 102 (14.41%) Project Management
11 92 (12.99%) .NET
11 92 (12.99%) CSS
12 88 (12.43%) RESTful
13 87 (12.29%) Git (software)
14 86 (12.15%) Continuous Integration
15 83 (11.72%) DevOps
16 74 (10.45%) E-Commerce
16 74 (10.45%) Stakeholder Management
17 72 (10.17%) Web Services
17 72 (10.17%) Oracle
18 71 (10.03%) Retail
19 70 (9.89%) SDLC
20 68 (9.60%) BDD
21 66 (9.32%) JIRA
22 64 (9.04%) SQL Server
23 60 (8.47%) OO
24 59 (8.33%) AngularJS
24 59 (8.33%) Microservices
25 58 (8.19%) Linux
25 58 (8.19%) ITIL

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 (2.54%) CMS
2 14 (1.98%) Confluence
2 14 (1.98%) JBoss
3 10 (1.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 8 (1.13%) Apache
5 7 (0.99%) IIS
5 7 (0.99%) Umbraco
6 6 (0.85%) Tomcat
7 5 (0.71%) Drupal
8 4 (0.56%) Documentum
9 3 (0.42%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 3 (0.42%) nginx
9 3 (0.42%) OpenStack
9 3 (0.42%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.28%) Apache Spark
10 2 (0.28%) Cloud Foundry
10 2 (0.28%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (0.28%) Liferay
10 2 (0.28%) Sitecore CMS
10 2 (0.28%) WordPress
Applications
1 12 (1.69%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (1.13%) Microsoft Project
3 5 (0.71%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (0.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (0.71%) MS Visio
3 5 (0.71%) OmniGraffle
4 4 (0.56%) InVision
4 4 (0.56%) Simulink
5 3 (0.42%) Doxygen
5 3 (0.42%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.14%) UserZoom
Business Applications
1 11 (1.55%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (0.71%) SAP Hybris
3 4 (0.56%) Infor CloudSuite
3 4 (0.56%) Infor M3
4 3 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.28%) iTrent
5 2 (0.28%) NetSuite
5 2 (0.28%) Payment Gateway
5 2 (0.28%) Temenos T24
6 1 (0.14%) Magento
6 1 (0.14%) Oracle SCM
6 1 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 51 (7.20%) Amazon AWS
2 33 (4.66%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (2.68%) PaaS
3 19 (2.68%) SaaS
4 15 (2.12%) Google Analytics
5 10 (1.41%) Amazon EC2
6 9 (1.27%) Boomi
7 6 (0.85%) GitHub
8 5 (0.71%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 5 (0.71%) IaaS
8 5 (0.71%) iPaaS
8 5 (0.71%) npm
9 4 (0.56%) Amazon S3
9 4 (0.56%) Route 53
9 4 (0.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 3 (0.42%) Amazon ELB
10 3 (0.42%) OpenShift
11 2 (0.28%) BlazeMeter
11 2 (0.28%) Google Cloud Platform
11 2 (0.28%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (2.12%) Internet
2 9 (1.27%) SMS
2 9 (1.27%) Unified Communications
3 6 (0.85%) HTTP
3 6 (0.85%) HTTPS
4 4 (0.56%) SSL
4 4 (0.56%) TCP/IP
5 3 (0.42%) Bluetooth
5 3 (0.42%) ZigBee
6 2 (0.28%) Firewall
6 2 (0.28%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (9.04%) SQL Server
2 53 (7.49%) NoSQL
3 44 (6.21%) MongoDB
4 25 (3.53%) Relational Database
5 23 (3.25%) Data Warehouse
6 16 (2.26%) Big Data
6 16 (2.26%) RDBMS
7 15 (2.12%) MySQL
8 14 (1.98%) Oracle Database
8 14 (1.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 11 (1.55%) CouchDB
9 11 (1.55%) Oracle Database 11g
9 11 (1.55%) PostgreSQL
10 10 (1.41%) SQL Server 2014
11 8 (1.13%) SQL Server 2012
12 7 (0.99%) Couchbase
13 6 (0.85%) Apache Hive
14 5 (0.71%) Hadoop
14 5 (0.71%) Spotfire
14 5 (0.71%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 87 (12.29%) Git (software)
2 66 (9.32%) JIRA
3 58 (8.19%) Selenium
4 57 (8.05%) Jenkins
5 48 (6.78%) Cucumber
6 45 (6.36%) JUnit
7 43 (6.07%) Maven
8 21 (2.97%) Protractor
9 20 (2.82%) Subversion
9 20 (2.82%) WebDriver
10 16 (2.26%) Gradle
10 16 (2.26%) gulp
10 16 (2.26%) Jasmine
11 15 (2.12%) Grunt
12 14 (1.98%) TeamCity
13 12 (1.69%) Bower
13 12 (1.69%) webpack
14 11 (1.55%) Karma Test Runner
14 11 (1.55%) Team Foundation Server
15 10 (1.41%) Visual Studio
General
1 130 (18.36%) Finance
2 71 (10.03%) Retail
3 34 (4.80%) Banking
4 24 (3.39%) Manufacturing
5 20 (2.82%) Marketing
6 16 (2.26%) Games
7 14 (1.98%) Advertising
7 14 (1.98%) Telecoms
8 11 (1.55%) Automotive
9 8 (1.13%) Pharmaceutical
10 4 (0.56%) Legal
11 3 (0.42%) Aerospace
11 3 (0.42%) Local Government
12 2 (0.28%) Electronics
12 2 (0.28%) German Language
13 1 (0.14%) General Ledger
13 1 (0.14%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.14%) Publishing
13 1 (0.14%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.14%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 249 (35.17%) Developer
2 106 (14.97%) Analyst
3 73 (10.31%) Business Analyst
4 66 (9.32%) Java Developer
5 60 (8.47%) Architect
6 42 (5.93%) Project Manager
7 35 (4.94%) .NET Developer
8 30 (4.24%) Agile Business Analyst
8 30 (4.24%) Solutions Architect
9 24 (3.39%) JavaScript Developer
10 23 (3.25%) Android Developer
10 23 (3.25%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 22 (3.11%) C# Developer
12 21 (2.97%) Scrum Master
13 20 (2.82%) Test Leader
14 19 (2.68%) Designer
14 19 (2.68%) DevOps Engineer
15 18 (2.54%) Test Engineer
16 16 (2.26%) Agile Coach
16 16 (2.26%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 104 (14.69%) HTML
2 92 (12.99%) .NET
2 92 (12.99%) CSS
3 88 (12.43%) RESTful
4 72 (10.17%) Web Services
5 59 (8.33%) AngularJS
6 58 (8.19%) Spring
7 55 (7.77%) HTML5
8 52 (7.34%) JSON
9 47 (6.64%) Node.js
10 46 (6.50%) jQuery
11 42 (5.93%) CSS3
12 37 (5.23%) Java EE
13 36 (5.08%) React
14 35 (4.94%) J2EE
15 34 (4.80%) ASP.NET
16 29 (4.10%) Sass
17 28 (3.95%) REST
18 27 (3.81%) Hibernate
18 27 (3.81%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 55 (7.77%) User Experience
2 45 (6.36%) Analytical Skills
3 36 (5.08%) Computer Science
4 34 (4.80%) Mobile App
5 16 (2.26%) Enterprise Software
6 14 (1.98%) Management Information System
7 13 (1.84%) Virtual Team
8 11 (1.55%) Greenfield Project
9 10 (1.41%) Data Centre
10 9 (1.27%) Clustering
11 5 (0.71%) Mainframe
12 4 (0.56%) Animation
12 4 (0.56%) Credit Risk
12 4 (0.56%) iPad
12 4 (0.56%) iPhone
13 3 (0.42%) Life Science
14 2 (0.28%) Data Protection Act
14 2 (0.28%) Linux Command Line
14 2 (0.28%) Public Cloud
14 2 (0.28%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 58 (8.19%) Linux
2 49 (6.92%) Windows
3 33 (4.66%) Android
4 17 (2.40%) Unix
5 16 (2.26%) Apple iOS
6 13 (1.84%) Windows 10
7 12 (1.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (0.85%) Mac OS X
9 3 (0.42%) CentOS
9 3 (0.42%) Windows Server
9 3 (0.42%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (0.42%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.28%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.28%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.14%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.14%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.14%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 209 (29.52%) Scrum
2 117 (16.53%) TDD
3 113 (15.96%) Test Automation
4 102 (14.41%) Project Management
5 86 (12.15%) Continuous Integration
6 83 (11.72%) DevOps
7 74 (10.45%) E-Commerce
7 74 (10.45%) Stakeholder Management
8 70 (9.89%) SDLC
9 68 (9.60%) BDD
10 60 (8.47%) OO
11 59 (8.33%) Microservices
12 58 (8.19%) ITIL
13 57 (8.05%) Kanban
13 57 (8.05%) Waterfall
14 56 (7.91%) Unit Testing
15 55 (7.77%) User Stories
16 52 (7.34%) PRINCE2
17 40 (5.65%) Analytics
17 40 (5.65%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 205 (28.95%) Java
2 115 (16.24%) JavaScript
3 109 (15.40%) C#
4 103 (14.55%) SQL
5 23 (3.25%) Python
6 21 (2.97%) TypeScript
7 19 (2.68%) Scala
8 16 (2.26%) PHP
9 13 (1.84%) PL/SQL
10 12 (1.69%) Apple Swift
11 11 (1.55%) Objective-C
11 11 (1.55%) Shell Script
12 10 (1.41%) Ruby
13 9 (1.27%) C++
13 9 (1.27%) ES6
14 8 (1.13%) VB.NET
14 8 (1.13%) XPath
14 8 (1.13%) XQuery
15 7 (0.99%) Bash Shell
16 6 (0.85%) Perl
Qualifications
1 55 (7.77%) Degree
2 47 (6.64%) Security Cleared
3 32 (4.52%) SC Cleared
4 15 (2.12%) Computer Science Degree
5 14 (1.98%) BPSS Clearance
6 8 (1.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 7 (0.99%) CCIE
7 7 (0.99%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (0.99%) MCSE
7 7 (0.99%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (0.99%) VCAP
8 6 (0.85%) ISTQB
8 6 (0.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 5 (0.71%) PMP
10 4 (0.56%) ISEB
10 4 (0.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 4 (0.56%) PMI Certification
11 3 (0.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 2 (0.28%) APMP
12 2 (0.28%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (4.24%) QA
2 16 (2.26%) PMO
3 10 (1.41%) Disclosure Scotland
3 10 (1.41%) GDPR
4 4 (0.56%) Actionable Recommendations
4 4 (0.56%) HIPAA
4 4 (0.56%) P3O
4 4 (0.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.42%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.42%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.42%) SLA
6 2 (0.28%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 2 (0.28%) CDISC
6 2 (0.28%) GxP
6 2 (0.28%) HL7
6 2 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.14%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 40 (5.65%) Docker
2 12 (1.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.56%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.56%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (0.42%) HDFS
4 3 (0.42%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.14%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 21 (2.97%) Opscode Chef
2 16 (2.26%) Ansible
3 13 (1.84%) Puppet
4 7 (0.99%) Terraform
5 5 (0.71%) Kibana
6 4 (0.56%) Kubernetes
7 3 (0.42%) Ganglia
7 3 (0.42%) Graphite
7 3 (0.42%) Nagios
7 3 (0.42%) Oozie
7 3 (0.42%) Riemann
8 2 (0.28%) MOM
8 2 (0.28%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 1 (0.14%) collectd
9 1 (0.14%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.14%) logstash
9 1 (0.14%) Packer
9 1 (0.14%) rkt
9 1 (0.14%) Salt
9 1 (0.14%) StatsD
Vendors
1 72 (10.17%) Oracle
2 50 (7.06%) Microsoft
3 19 (2.68%) SAP
4 17 (2.40%) Google
5 15 (2.12%) VMware
6 10 (1.41%) Perforce
7 9 (1.27%) Dell
7 9 (1.27%) Red Hat
8 8 (1.13%) Adobe
8 8 (1.13%) Atlassian
9 7 (0.99%) Cisco
9 7 (0.99%) hybris
9 7 (0.99%) NetApp
10 5 (0.71%) Apple
10 5 (0.71%) Black Duck
10 5 (0.71%) CA
10 5 (0.71%) IBM
10 5 (0.71%) Infor
10 5 (0.71%) Qualys
10 5 (0.71%) Tableau