Period
to 24 June 2019

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 24 June 2019 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
24 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1 1 2
Rank change year-on-year 0 +1 +1
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 535 694 564
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 25.93% 24.25% 18.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 30.96% 28.87% 22.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 355 454 382
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £306 £305 £298
90th Percentile £552 £538 £550
England median daily rate £500 £475 £451
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.44% +0.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
East Midlands median hourly rate £35.00 - £19.83
10th Percentile £33.40 - £18.25
90th Percentile £37.60 - £21.41
England median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 1,728 2,404 2,528
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 83.76% 84.00% 84.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,100 1,466 1,571
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £238 £253 £250
90th Percentile £553 £538 £540
England median daily rate £475 £463 £450
% change year-on-year +2.70% +2.78% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 82 87 77
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.28 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.40% - +13.82%
10th Percentile £10.71 £10.34 £10.38
90th Percentile £43.58 £47.50 £52.50
England median hourly rate £25.12 £22.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +14.18% -12.00% -

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 24 June 2019.

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 24 June 2019. 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 0 176 £375 -6.25% 16
Nottinghamshire 0 171 £411 -0.30% 50
Leicestershire -2 80 £355 -11.25% 19
Derbyshire +9 71 £405 +4.52% 10
Lincolnshire -1 11 £310 -43.64% 18
Agile Software Development
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 2019, 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.

1 128 (23.93%) JavaScript
2 124 (23.18%) Scrum
3 121 (22.62%) .NET
4 119 (22.24%) HTML
5 118 (22.06%) SQL
6 112 (20.93%) Java
7 109 (20.37%) Finance
8 105 (19.63%) CSS
9 96 (17.94%) C#
10 95 (17.76%) SQL Server
11 93 (17.38%) DevOps
12 88 (16.45%) Waterfall
13 87 (16.26%) Microsoft
14 76 (14.21%) TDD
15 74 (13.83%) Web Services
15 74 (13.83%) Problem-Solving
16 73 (13.64%) Microsoft Azure
17 70 (13.08%) Git (software)
17 70 (13.08%) Continuous Integration
18 68 (12.71%) AngularJS
19 65 (12.15%) Test Automation
20 64 (11.96%) Docker
21 62 (11.59%) Amazon AWS
22 61 (11.40%) Jenkins
23 57 (10.65%) MVC
24 56 (10.47%) ASP.NET
25 55 (10.28%) Microservices
26 53 (9.91%) Linux
27 52 (9.72%) jQuery
28 51 (9.53%) Windows

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 24 (4.49%) Confluence
2 22 (4.11%) JBoss
3 16 (2.99%) IIS
4 12 (2.24%) Apache
4 12 (2.24%) Tomcat
5 7 (1.31%) OpenStack
6 5 (0.93%) SharePoint
7 3 (0.56%) Apache Spark
7 3 (0.56%) CMS
7 3 (0.56%) iPlanet
7 3 (0.56%) MQSeries
8 2 (0.37%) DNN
8 2 (0.37%) NServiceBus
8 2 (0.37%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.37%) Umbraco
8 2 (0.37%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.19%) GlassFish
9 1 (0.19%) NetWeaver
9 1 (0.19%) nginx
9 1 (0.19%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 12 (2.24%) Sketch
2 5 (0.93%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 5 (0.93%) MS Visio
3 4 (0.75%) InVision
4 3 (0.56%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (0.56%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (0.56%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.37%) Marvel
6 1 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.19%) Adobe XD
6 1 (0.19%) UserZoom
Business Applications
1 8 (1.50%) Remedy ITSM
2 5 (0.93%) Dynamics NAV
3 4 (0.75%) Eikon
4 3 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.19%) SAP S/4HANA
5 1 (0.19%) Social Studio
Cloud Services
1 73 (13.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 62 (11.59%) Amazon AWS
3 23 (4.30%) OpenShift
4 10 (1.87%) Power Platform
5 9 (1.68%) Office 365
6 8 (1.50%) Dynamics 365
6 8 (1.50%) Google Cloud Platform
6 8 (1.50%) PaaS
7 6 (1.12%) SaaS
8 5 (0.93%) AWS CloudFormation
8 5 (0.93%) IBM Blueworks
9 4 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
9 4 (0.75%) GitHub
10 3 (0.56%) Adobe Creative Cloud
10 3 (0.56%) Google Analytics
10 3 (0.56%) Serverless
11 2 (0.37%) Adobe Analytics
11 2 (0.37%) npm
12 1 (0.19%) IaaS
12 1 (0.19%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 14 (2.62%) Internet
2 6 (1.12%) HTTP
3 5 (0.93%) Cisco IOS
4 4 (0.75%) Kerberos
4 4 (0.75%) WebEx
5 3 (0.56%) Firewall
6 2 (0.37%) SSL
7 1 (0.19%) DNS
7 1 (0.19%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.19%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (0.19%) iSCSI
7 1 (0.19%) NAS
7 1 (0.19%) SAN
7 1 (0.19%) Skype
7 1 (0.19%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 95 (17.76%) SQL Server
2 29 (5.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 25 (4.67%) SQL Server 2012
4 23 (4.30%) Data Warehouse
5 21 (3.93%) DB2
6 19 (3.55%) NoSQL
7 18 (3.36%) Big Data
8 13 (2.43%) MongoDB
8 13 (2.43%) MySQL
8 13 (2.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 12 (2.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 11 (2.06%) Relational Database
11 10 (1.87%) Hadoop
11 10 (1.87%) Power BI
12 9 (1.68%) Oracle Database
12 9 (1.68%) SQL Server 2008
12 9 (1.68%) SQL Server 2017
13 8 (1.50%) Cognos Analysis Studio
13 8 (1.50%) Cognos Report Studio
13 8 (1.50%) Cognos Transformer
Development Applications
1 70 (13.08%) Git (software)
2 61 (11.40%) Jenkins
3 47 (8.79%) JIRA
4 39 (7.29%) Maven
5 34 (6.36%) Team Foundation Server
6 26 (4.86%) Selenium
7 25 (4.67%) Bitbucket
8 23 (4.30%) Cucumber
9 22 (4.11%) Gradle
9 22 (4.11%) JUnit
10 11 (2.06%) MSBuild
10 11 (2.06%) Visual Studio
11 10 (1.87%) TeamCity
11 10 (1.87%) Travis CI
12 9 (1.68%) Mercurial
12 9 (1.68%) NUnit
13 7 (1.31%) NetBeans
13 7 (1.31%) SpecFlow
13 7 (1.31%) Xcode
14 6 (1.12%) Axure RP
General
1 109 (20.37%) Finance
2 44 (8.22%) Retail
3 34 (6.36%) Banking
4 10 (1.87%) Manufacturing
5 8 (1.50%) Telecoms
6 6 (1.12%) Front Office
6 6 (1.12%) Law
6 6 (1.12%) Marketing
7 5 (0.93%) Automotive
7 5 (0.93%) Back Office
8 4 (0.75%) Aerospace
8 4 (0.75%) Games
8 4 (0.75%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (0.56%) Legal
10 2 (0.37%) Billing
10 2 (0.37%) Electronics
10 2 (0.37%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.19%) Advertising
11 1 (0.19%) Digital Economy
Job Titles
1 209 (39.07%) Developer
2 60 (11.21%) .NET Developer
3 59 (11.03%) Analyst
4 48 (8.97%) Project Manager
5 45 (8.41%) C# Developer
6 42 (7.85%) Java Developer
7 35 (6.54%) Business Analyst
8 31 (5.79%) C# .NET Developer
9 30 (5.61%) Architect
10 29 (5.42%) Senior Developer
11 27 (5.05%) Lead Developer
12 21 (3.93%) Solutions Architect
13 19 (3.55%) Lead Java Developer
14 18 (3.36%) Designer
14 18 (3.36%) JavaScript Developer
15 17 (3.18%) SQL Developer
16 16 (2.99%) DevOps Engineer
16 16 (2.99%) Scrum Master
17 14 (2.62%) UX Designer
18 13 (2.43%) HTML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 121 (22.62%) .NET
2 119 (22.24%) HTML
3 105 (19.63%) CSS
4 74 (13.83%) Web Services
5 68 (12.71%) AngularJS
6 56 (10.47%) ASP.NET
7 52 (9.72%) jQuery
8 46 (8.60%) Node.js
9 44 (8.22%) HTML5
9 44 (8.22%) Spring
10 42 (7.85%) React
11 33 (6.17%) CSS3
11 33 (6.17%) Hibernate
12 31 (5.79%) ASP.NET Web API
13 30 (5.61%) .NET Core
13 30 (5.61%) RESTful
14 29 (5.42%) ASP.NET MVC
15 25 (4.67%) REST
16 22 (4.11%) .NET Framework
17 20 (3.74%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 39 (7.29%) User Experience
2 36 (6.73%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (4.11%) Greenfield Project
4 13 (2.43%) Mobile App
4 13 (2.43%) Self-Motivation
5 10 (1.87%) Data Centre
5 10 (1.87%) PMI
5 10 (1.87%) Virtual Team
6 8 (1.50%) Enterprise Software
6 8 (1.50%) Mainframe
6 8 (1.50%) Management Information System
7 7 (1.31%) Robotics
8 6 (1.12%) Client/Server
8 6 (1.12%) EPoS
8 6 (1.12%) FMCG
9 5 (0.93%) Data Structures
10 3 (0.56%) APACS
10 3 (0.56%) e-Learning
10 3 (0.56%) NHS
11 2 (0.37%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 53 (9.91%) Linux
2 51 (9.53%) Windows
3 23 (4.30%) Android
4 21 (3.93%) Apple iOS
5 13 (2.43%) CentOS
6 7 (1.31%) Windows Server
7 6 (1.12%) Unix
8 4 (0.75%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.37%) Debian
9 2 (0.37%) Solaris
9 2 (0.37%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.37%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.19%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (0.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.19%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (23.18%) Scrum
2 93 (17.38%) DevOps
3 88 (16.45%) Waterfall
4 76 (14.21%) TDD
5 74 (13.83%) Problem-Solving
6 70 (13.08%) Continuous Integration
7 65 (12.15%) Test Automation
8 57 (10.65%) MVC
9 55 (10.28%) Microservices
10 51 (9.53%) BDD
11 44 (8.22%) SDLC
12 43 (8.04%) Project Management
12 43 (8.04%) Stakeholder Management
13 40 (7.48%) Unit Testing
14 38 (7.10%) User Stories
15 37 (6.92%) PRINCE2
16 35 (6.54%) Analytics
17 34 (6.36%) Front End Development
18 32 (5.98%) E-Commerce
19 31 (5.79%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 128 (23.93%) JavaScript
2 118 (22.06%) SQL
3 112 (20.93%) Java
4 96 (17.94%) C#
5 31 (5.79%) Python
6 28 (5.23%) T-SQL
7 22 (4.11%) PowerShell
8 20 (3.74%) TypeScript
9 19 (3.55%) Groovy
10 15 (2.80%) Scala
11 14 (2.62%) PL/SQL
12 12 (2.24%) Java 8
13 11 (2.06%) C
13 11 (2.06%) PHP
14 10 (1.87%) C++
15 9 (1.68%) Apple Swift
15 9 (1.68%) Objective-C
16 8 (1.50%) ES6
16 8 (1.50%) Kotlin
16 8 (1.50%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 39 (7.29%) Degree
1 39 (7.29%) Security Cleared
2 20 (3.74%) BPSS Clearance
3 18 (3.36%) SC Cleared
4 14 (2.62%) PMI Certification
5 10 (1.87%) Master's Degree
6 7 (1.31%) Computer Science Degree
7 6 (1.12%) ISTQB
8 5 (0.93%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (0.93%) PMP
8 5 (0.93%) TOGAF Certification
9 4 (0.75%) CCNA
9 4 (0.75%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (0.75%) ISEB
9 4 (0.75%) MCITP
9 4 (0.75%) MCP
9 4 (0.75%) MCSE
9 4 (0.75%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 3 (0.56%) BC Cleared
10 3 (0.56%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.24%) PSD2
2 10 (1.87%) QA
3 5 (0.93%) GDPR
4 3 (0.56%) ISO 8583
4 3 (0.56%) PMO
5 2 (0.37%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.37%) SLA
6 1 (0.19%) Data Quality
System Software
1 64 (11.96%) Docker
2 16 (2.99%) Active Directory
3 13 (2.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (1.12%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.19%) HDFS
5 1 (0.19%) NFS
5 1 (0.19%) Samba
5 1 (0.19%) Squid
5 1 (0.19%) Varnish
5 1 (0.19%) vCloud
5 1 (0.19%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.19%) vSphere
5 1 (0.19%) Xen
Systems Management
1 37 (6.92%) Kubernetes
2 27 (5.05%) Terraform
3 25 (4.67%) Ansible
4 20 (3.74%) Opscode Chef
5 15 (2.80%) Puppet
6 8 (1.50%) Control-M
7 5 (0.93%) SCCM
8 3 (0.56%) Packer
9 2 (0.37%) Cacti
9 2 (0.37%) Consul
9 2 (0.37%) Nagios
9 2 (0.37%) Oozie
9 2 (0.37%) Salt
10 1 (0.19%) HAProxy
10 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Clustering
10 1 (0.19%) MIIS
10 1 (0.19%) SCOM
10 1 (0.19%) WMI
Vendors
1 87 (16.26%) Microsoft
2 44 (8.22%) Oracle
3 16 (2.99%) Google
4 15 (2.80%) Splunk
4 15 (2.80%) VMware
5 13 (2.43%) AppDynamics
6 12 (2.24%) Red Hat
7 11 (2.06%) SAP
8 8 (1.50%) BMC
8 8 (1.50%) Cisco
8 8 (1.50%) Cognos
8 8 (1.50%) Informatica
8 8 (1.50%) Remedy
8 8 (1.50%) WSO2
9 7 (1.31%) Salesforce.com
10 6 (1.12%) Adobe
10 6 (1.12%) Netezza
10 6 (1.12%) Teradata
11 5 (0.93%) Citrix
11 5 (0.93%) Databricks