Period
to 21 September 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 September 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 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1 2 2
Rank change year-on-year +1 0 +3
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 733 643 625
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 26.63% 20.26% 19.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 32.65% 23.89% 23.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 534 429 424
East Midlands median daily rate £413 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.94% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £325 £298 £313
90th Percentile £563 £550 £575
England median daily rate £485 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +2.11% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
East Midlands median hourly rate £45.00 £17.85 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +152.10% - -
England median hourly rate £43.00 £43.50 £43.00
% change year-on-year -1.15% +1.16% +9.55%

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 2,245 2,691 2,657
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 81.55% 84.78% 83.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,432 1,692 1,699
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £275 £250 £263
90th Percentile £538 £550 £575
England median daily rate £465 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +3.33% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 103 57
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £14.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.90% +3.57% -18.84%
10th Percentile £10.33 £9.60 £8.76
90th Percentile £44.75 £52.50 £41.30
England median hourly rate £21.00 £23.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -8.70% - +4.55%

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 September 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 September 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
Northamptonshire +1 271 £400 -11.11% 35
Nottinghamshire 0 253 £425 +0.59% 138
Leicestershire +3 120 £413 +3.13% 64
Derbyshire +12 52 £444 +4.41% 31
Lincolnshire -6 12 £425 +6.25% 17
Agile Software Development
England

For the 6 months to 21 September 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.

1 198 (27.01%) Java
2 192 (26.19%) Scrum
3 143 (19.51%) JavaScript
4 133 (18.14%) Finance
5 128 (17.46%) HTML
6 122 (16.64%) TDD
7 119 (16.23%) DevOps
8 117 (15.96%) Git (software)
9 115 (15.69%) SQL
10 110 (15.01%) Web Services
11 107 (14.60%) CSS
12 106 (14.46%) C#
13 104 (14.19%) Test Automation
14 100 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
15 98 (13.37%) .NET
16 96 (13.10%) Amazon AWS
17 95 (12.96%) Waterfall
18 91 (12.41%) Stakeholder Management
19 84 (11.46%) Spring
20 81 (11.05%) Problem-Solving
21 80 (10.91%) AngularJS
22 77 (10.50%) HTML5
22 77 (10.50%) SQL Server
23 74 (10.10%) Microsoft
23 74 (10.10%) Jenkins
24 72 (9.82%) OO
25 71 (9.69%) Project Management
25 71 (9.69%) Microservices
26 66 (9.00%) SDLC
26 66 (9.00%) E-Commerce

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 22 (3.00%) Tomcat
2 17 (2.32%) CMS
3 16 (2.18%) JBoss
4 13 (1.77%) Confluence
5 11 (1.50%) Drupal
6 9 (1.23%) SAS
7 8 (1.09%) Mule
8 7 (0.95%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 7 (0.95%) Appian
8 7 (0.95%) NServiceBus
8 7 (0.95%) WebSphere
9 6 (0.82%) nginx
9 6 (0.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 5 (0.68%) Cloud Foundry
11 4 (0.55%) Apache Spark
11 4 (0.55%) Sitecore CMS
11 4 (0.55%) Umbraco
12 3 (0.41%) MQSeries
12 3 (0.41%) SharePoint
12 3 (0.41%) WebLogic
Applications
1 13 (1.77%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (1.50%) InVision
3 9 (1.23%) MS Visio
4 7 (0.95%) Microsoft Excel
4 7 (0.95%) Microsoft Project
5 4 (0.55%) UserZoom
6 2 (0.27%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.27%) CATIA
6 2 (0.27%) Chatbot
6 2 (0.27%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 1 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (1.09%) Dynamics NAV
1 8 (1.09%) Magento
2 4 (0.55%) BASE24
3 3 (0.41%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 2 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.27%) ENOVIA
4 2 (0.27%) Maximo
4 2 (0.27%) SAP Hybris
5 1 (0.14%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.14%) Infor CloudSuite
5 1 (0.14%) Infor M3
5 1 (0.14%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.14%) Primavera
5 1 (0.14%) SAP MDM
5 1 (0.14%) SAP PM
5 1 (0.14%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 96 (13.10%) Amazon AWS
2 46 (6.28%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (2.59%) Amazon S3
4 15 (2.05%) npm
5 13 (1.77%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 12 (1.64%) PaaS
7 10 (1.36%) Google Cloud Platform
8 9 (1.23%) OpenShift
9 8 (1.09%) Amazon EC2
9 8 (1.09%) Amazon EMR
9 8 (1.09%) Amazon Glacier
9 8 (1.09%) Cloud Computing
9 8 (1.09%) GitHub
10 7 (0.95%) Office 365
11 6 (0.82%) Boomi
11 6 (0.82%) BrowserStack
11 6 (0.82%) IaaS
11 6 (0.82%) Route 53
12 4 (0.55%) SaaS
12 4 (0.55%) Tricentis Tosca
Communications & Networking
1 10 (1.36%) Internet
2 8 (1.09%) HTTP
3 5 (0.68%) TCP/IP
4 4 (0.55%) ATM
4 4 (0.55%) Network Security
4 4 (0.55%) SMS
4 4 (0.55%) SSL
5 3 (0.41%) Firewall
6 2 (0.27%) HTTPS
6 2 (0.27%) Kerberos
7 1 (0.14%) Cisco Firepower
7 1 (0.14%) Skype
7 1 (0.14%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (10.50%) SQL Server
2 44 (6.00%) Relational Database
3 37 (5.05%) NoSQL
4 29 (3.96%) Data Warehouse
5 26 (3.55%) SQL Server 2012
6 23 (3.14%) MongoDB
7 21 (2.86%) MySQL
7 21 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 18 (2.46%) Hadoop
9 16 (2.18%) Oracle Database
10 14 (1.91%) Oracle Database 11g
11 13 (1.77%) DB2
11 13 (1.77%) SQL Server 2008
12 11 (1.50%) Apache Cassandra
12 11 (1.50%) Big Data
12 11 (1.50%) RDBMS
13 10 (1.36%) PostgreSQL
14 9 (1.23%) Cognos Analysis Studio
14 9 (1.23%) Redis
14 9 (1.23%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 117 (15.96%) Git (software)
2 74 (10.10%) Jenkins
3 58 (7.91%) JIRA
4 52 (7.09%) Selenium
5 51 (6.96%) Maven
6 44 (6.00%) Cucumber
7 37 (5.05%) JUnit
8 35 (4.77%) Subversion
9 25 (3.41%) Visual Studio
10 23 (3.14%) Team Foundation Server
11 20 (2.73%) webpack
12 18 (2.46%) Bitbucket
12 18 (2.46%) gulp
13 17 (2.32%) Axure RP
13 17 (2.32%) Jasmine
13 17 (2.32%) SoapUI
14 16 (2.18%) Grunt
15 13 (1.77%) SonarQube
16 11 (1.50%) Gradle
17 10 (1.36%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 133 (18.14%) Finance
2 52 (7.09%) Retail
3 40 (5.46%) Banking
4 25 (3.41%) Marketing
5 11 (1.50%) Automotive
6 10 (1.36%) Legal
7 8 (1.09%) Manufacturing
8 7 (0.95%) Games
9 6 (0.82%) Aerospace
10 5 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
10 5 (0.68%) Retail Banking
11 4 (0.55%) Back Office
11 4 (0.55%) Law
11 4 (0.55%) Publishing
12 2 (0.27%) German Language
12 2 (0.27%) Telecoms
13 1 (0.14%) Advertising
13 1 (0.14%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 288 (39.29%) Developer
2 88 (12.01%) Analyst
3 81 (11.05%) Java Developer
4 72 (9.82%) Project Manager
5 66 (9.00%) Business Analyst
6 50 (6.82%) Architect
7 44 (6.00%) .NET Developer
8 29 (3.96%) C# Developer
8 29 (3.96%) Designer
9 24 (3.27%) DevOps Engineer
9 24 (3.27%) Tester
10 22 (3.00%) Full Stack Developer
10 22 (3.00%) UI Developer
11 20 (2.73%) Scrum Master
12 19 (2.59%) Agile Project Manager
12 19 (2.59%) C# .NET Developer
12 19 (2.59%) Solutions Architect
13 18 (2.46%) Automation Tester
14 17 (2.32%) Senior Developer
15 15 (2.05%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 128 (17.46%) HTML
2 110 (15.01%) Web Services
3 107 (14.60%) CSS
4 98 (13.37%) .NET
5 84 (11.46%) Spring
6 80 (10.91%) AngularJS
7 77 (10.50%) HTML5
8 64 (8.73%) CSS3
9 62 (8.46%) XML
10 59 (8.05%) React
11 58 (7.91%) ASP.NET
12 54 (7.37%) Node.js
12 54 (7.37%) REST
13 50 (6.82%) JSON
14 49 (6.68%) Hibernate
15 47 (6.41%) RESTful
16 45 (6.14%) jQuery
17 43 (5.87%) Java EE
18 40 (5.46%) SOAP
19 39 (5.32%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 100 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
2 48 (6.55%) User Experience
3 37 (5.05%) Computer Science
4 21 (2.86%) Greenfield Project
5 16 (2.18%) Mobile App
6 12 (1.64%) Management Information System
7 11 (1.50%) Data Structures
8 10 (1.36%) Credit Risk
9 9 (1.23%) Data Centre
9 9 (1.23%) Self-Motivation
10 8 (1.09%) Public Cloud
11 7 (0.95%) Virtual Team
12 6 (0.82%) Fintech
12 6 (0.82%) PMI
13 5 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
14 4 (0.55%) FMCG
14 4 (0.55%) Hybrid Cloud
14 4 (0.55%) PKI
14 4 (0.55%) Robotics
15 3 (0.41%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 59 (8.05%) Linux
2 42 (5.73%) Windows
3 26 (3.55%) Unix
4 20 (2.73%) Android
5 18 (2.46%) Apple iOS
6 10 (1.36%) Mac OS
7 9 (1.23%) CentOS
8 8 (1.09%) Windows Server
9 7 (0.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (0.95%) VMS
10 2 (0.27%) Solaris
11 1 (0.14%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.14%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 192 (26.19%) Scrum
2 122 (16.64%) TDD
3 119 (16.23%) DevOps
4 104 (14.19%) Test Automation
5 95 (12.96%) Waterfall
6 91 (12.41%) Stakeholder Management
7 81 (11.05%) Problem-Solving
8 72 (9.82%) OO
9 71 (9.69%) Microservices
9 71 (9.69%) Project Management
10 66 (9.00%) E-Commerce
10 66 (9.00%) SDLC
11 60 (8.19%) Unit Testing
12 59 (8.05%) BDD
13 55 (7.50%) Business Analysis
13 55 (7.50%) Continuous Integration
14 49 (6.68%) MVC
15 45 (6.14%) Configuration Management
15 45 (6.14%) User Stories
16 43 (5.87%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 198 (27.01%) Java
2 143 (19.51%) JavaScript
3 115 (15.69%) SQL
4 106 (14.46%) C#
5 41 (5.59%) Python
6 27 (3.68%) PHP
7 26 (3.55%) Java 8
8 25 (3.41%) PowerShell
9 23 (3.14%) PL/SQL
10 16 (2.18%) T-SQL
11 14 (1.91%) ES6
12 12 (1.64%) Groovy
12 12 (1.64%) Scala
13 10 (1.36%) Shell Script
13 10 (1.36%) VB.NET
14 8 (1.09%) Bash Shell
14 8 (1.09%) TypeScript
15 6 (0.82%) C++
16 5 (0.68%) VB
16 5 (0.68%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 59 (8.05%) Degree
2 40 (5.46%) Security Cleared
3 35 (4.77%) SC Cleared
4 27 (3.68%) Computer Science Degree
5 15 (2.05%) Master's Degree
6 13 (1.77%) PMI Certification
7 7 (0.95%) PMP
8 6 (0.82%) ISEB
9 5 (0.68%) BPSS Clearance
9 5 (0.68%) DV Cleared
10 4 (0.55%) APMP
10 4 (0.55%) CEH
10 4 (0.55%) CISM
10 4 (0.55%) CISSP
10 4 (0.55%) ISTQB
10 4 (0.55%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.14%) A+ Certification
11 1 (0.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 1 (0.14%) MBCS
11 1 (0.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (4.23%) QA
2 16 (2.18%) PMO
3 9 (1.23%) GDPR
4 5 (0.68%) PSD2
5 4 (0.55%) GCP
6 3 (0.41%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.41%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.14%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.14%) ISO 8583
7 1 (0.14%) SLA
7 1 (0.14%) TickIT
7 1 (0.14%) WCAG
System Software
1 65 (8.87%) Docker
2 5 (0.68%) Hyper-V
3 4 (0.55%) vCloud
3 4 (0.55%) Virtual Desktop
4 3 (0.41%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.27%) Apache Flume
5 2 (0.27%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 2 (0.27%) HDFS
6 1 (0.14%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 51 (6.96%) Opscode Chef
2 40 (5.46%) Ansible
3 35 (4.77%) Puppet
4 18 (2.46%) Kubernetes
5 12 (1.64%) Terraform
6 8 (1.09%) Nagios
7 6 (0.82%) HAProxy
7 6 (0.82%) Icinga
8 4 (0.55%) OpenView
8 4 (0.55%) SCOM
8 4 (0.55%) ZABBIX
9 3 (0.41%) SCCM
9 3 (0.41%) Single Sign-On
10 2 (0.27%) CloudHub
10 2 (0.27%) Ganglia
10 2 (0.27%) Graphite
10 2 (0.27%) HP Quality Center
10 2 (0.27%) Kibana
10 2 (0.27%) Oozie
10 2 (0.27%) Riemann
Vendors
1 74 (10.10%) Microsoft
2 57 (7.78%) Oracle
3 41 (5.59%) SAP
4 21 (2.86%) Red Hat
5 16 (2.18%) Adobe
6 15 (2.05%) Informatica
7 14 (1.91%) Splunk
8 12 (1.64%) Teradata
9 9 (1.23%) CA Agile Central
9 9 (1.23%) Cognos
9 9 (1.23%) Google
10 8 (1.09%) HP
10 8 (1.09%) Netezza
10 8 (1.09%) Zend
11 7 (0.95%) Salesforce.com
11 7 (0.95%) Tableau
12 6 (0.82%) Cypress Semiconductor
12 6 (0.82%) Dell
12 6 (0.82%) MuleSoft
12 6 (0.82%) VMware