Period
to 4 August 2020

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 4 August 2020 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
4 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 +1
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 142 489 709
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands 19.78% 23.20% 24.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 25.18% 27.88% 29.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 314 482
Median daily rate £415 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% - -5.88%
10th Percentile £292 £303 £315
90th Percentile £541 £538 £538
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +2.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 £38.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.58% - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £43.00
% change year-on-year -22.22% +4.65% +1.18%

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 564 1,754 2,416
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 78.55% 83.21% 83.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 292 1,092 1,472
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £213 £225 £263
90th Percentile £577 £556 £538
England median daily rate £488 £475 £463
% change year-on-year +2.63% +2.70% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 97 93
Median hourly rate £14.39 £14.26 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.91% -8.00% +9.15%
10th Percentile £9.52 £10.65 £10.37
90th Percentile £45.00 £46.16 £47.50
Median hourly rate £35.00 £24.58 £21.50
% change year-on-year +42.42% +14.30% -7.53%

Agile Software Development
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing Agile Software Development as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Agile Software Development in the East Midlands.

Daily rate trend for Agile Software Development in the East Midlands

Agile Software Development
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Agile Software Development in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 4 August 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Agile Software Development in the East Midlands

Agile Software Development
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Agile Software Development in the East Midlands.

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 4 August 2020. 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 -2 41 £475 +5.56% 31
Northamptonshire 0 36 £310 -16.22% 25
Leicestershire +1 30 £425 +18.06% 22
Derbyshire -2 21 £500 +20.12% 7
Lincolnshire +3 2 £400 +29.03% 2
Agile Software Development
England

For the 6 months to 4 August 2020, 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 40 (28.17%) Java
2 39 (27.46%) DevOps
3 37 (26.06%) User Experience
3 37 (26.06%) JavaScript
4 34 (23.94%) Continuous Improvement
5 32 (22.54%) Node.js
6 31 (21.83%) AngularJS
6 31 (21.83%) CSS
7 30 (21.13%) Scrum
7 30 (21.13%) Test Automation
7 30 (21.13%) React
8 27 (19.01%) SQL
9 25 (17.61%) OO
9 25 (17.61%) Decision-Making
10 24 (16.90%) TDD
10 24 (16.90%) Azure
11 23 (16.20%) Finance
12 22 (15.49%) Oracle
12 22 (15.49%) Jenkins
13 21 (14.79%) Functional Programming
14 20 (14.08%) SDLC
15 19 (13.38%) AWS
15 19 (13.38%) Security Cleared
15 19 (13.38%) .NET
15 19 (13.38%) WCAG
16 18 (12.68%) HTML
16 18 (12.68%) Problem-Solving
17 17 (11.97%) Git (software)
18 16 (11.27%) Microsoft
18 16 (11.27%) JIRA

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 7 (4.93%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 5 (3.52%) Confluence
2 5 (3.52%) JBoss
3 3 (2.11%) Mule
3 3 (2.11%) NetWeaver
3 3 (2.11%) Tomcat
3 3 (2.11%) WebLogic
3 3 (2.11%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.41%) CMS
5 1 (0.70%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (0.70%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.70%) Appian
5 1 (0.70%) CoreMedia CMS
5 1 (0.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (3.52%) MS Visio
2 3 (2.11%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.70%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (2.11%) Oracle Receivables
2 2 (1.41%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.41%) NetSuite
2 2 (1.41%) Oracle Cash Management
2 2 (1.41%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (1.41%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (1.41%) Oracle General Ledger
2 2 (1.41%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (1.41%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.70%) SAP PLM
3 1 (0.70%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 24 (16.90%) Azure
2 19 (13.38%) AWS
3 6 (4.23%) SaaS
4 5 (3.52%) Boomi
4 5 (3.52%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (2.82%) Dynamics 365
5 4 (2.82%) npm
6 3 (2.11%) Azure ExpressRoute
6 3 (2.11%) IaaS
6 3 (2.11%) Office 365
6 3 (2.11%) PaaS
7 2 (1.41%) Azure Data Factory
7 2 (1.41%) GCP
7 2 (1.41%) GitHub
8 1 (0.70%) Amazon Kinesis
8 1 (0.70%) Apigee
8 1 (0.70%) BrowserStack
8 1 (0.70%) Firebase
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.82%) Wireless
2 3 (2.11%) DHCP
2 3 (2.11%) DNS
2 3 (2.11%) Firewall
2 3 (2.11%) MPLS
2 3 (2.11%) PBX
2 3 (2.11%) Skype
2 3 (2.11%) VoIP
2 3 (2.11%) VPN
2 3 (2.11%) WAN
3 1 (0.70%) HTTP
3 1 (0.70%) Kerberos
3 1 (0.70%) SSL
3 1 (0.70%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (9.15%) SQL Server
2 9 (6.34%) Oracle Database
3 7 (4.93%) Oracle Database 11g
4 6 (4.23%) MongoDB
5 4 (2.82%) DB2
6 3 (2.11%) Azure SQL Database
6 3 (2.11%) Big Data
6 3 (2.11%) Cosmos DB
6 3 (2.11%) MySQL
6 3 (2.11%) SAP HANA
7 2 (1.41%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (1.41%) Oracle8/8i Database
7 2 (1.41%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.41%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.41%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.41%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.70%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.70%) dBASE
8 1 (0.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 22 (15.49%) Jenkins
2 17 (11.97%) Git (software)
3 16 (11.27%) Cucumber
3 16 (11.27%) JIRA
4 15 (10.56%) Selenium
5 9 (6.34%) JUnit
5 9 (6.34%) Maven
6 8 (5.63%) Subversion
7 5 (3.52%) Eclipse
7 5 (3.52%) Visual Studio
8 4 (2.82%) Bitbucket
8 4 (2.82%) LoadUI
8 4 (2.82%) REST Assured
8 4 (2.82%) SoapUI
9 3 (2.11%) CA Release Automation
9 3 (2.11%) Gradle
9 3 (2.11%) IntelliJ
9 3 (2.11%) Mockito
9 3 (2.11%) MSI
9 3 (2.11%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 23 (16.20%) Finance
2 13 (9.15%) Banking
3 11 (7.75%) Public Sector
4 7 (4.93%) Aerospace
4 7 (4.93%) Retail
5 5 (3.52%) Law
5 5 (3.52%) Manufacturing
5 5 (3.52%) Pharmaceutical
6 4 (2.82%) Marketing
7 1 (0.70%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.70%) Police
7 1 (0.70%) Publishing
7 1 (0.70%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 46 (32.39%) Developer
2 17 (11.97%) Tester
2 17 (11.97%) UI Developer
3 16 (11.27%) React Developer
4 12 (8.45%) Analyst
4 12 (8.45%) Automation Tester
5 11 (7.75%) Architect
6 8 (5.63%) Business Analyst
6 8 (5.63%) Java Developer
6 8 (5.63%) Project Manager
6 8 (5.63%) Solutions Architect
7 6 (4.23%) .NET Developer
7 6 (4.23%) IT Manager
7 6 (4.23%) Software Engineer
8 5 (3.52%) Product Owner
8 5 (3.52%) Technical Engineer
9 4 (2.82%) Digital Product Owner
9 4 (2.82%) IT Project Manager
9 4 (2.82%) Mobile Tester
9 4 (2.82%) Senior Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (22.54%) Node.js
2 31 (21.83%) AngularJS
2 31 (21.83%) CSS
3 30 (21.13%) React
4 19 (13.38%) .NET
5 18 (12.68%) HTML
6 16 (11.27%) Redux
7 15 (10.56%) REST
8 12 (8.45%) XML
9 11 (7.75%) jQuery
10 9 (6.34%) HTML5
10 9 (6.34%) SOAP
11 8 (5.63%) JSON
12 7 (4.93%) Spring Boot
13 6 (4.23%) Middleware
13 6 (4.23%) RESTful
13 6 (4.23%) Spring
14 5 (3.52%) Web Services
14 5 (3.52%) XSD
14 5 (3.52%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 37 (26.06%) User Experience
2 14 (9.86%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (8.45%) Mobile App
4 8 (5.63%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.82%) Public Cloud
6 3 (2.11%) Cloud Native
6 3 (2.11%) Credit Risk
6 3 (2.11%) Data Structures
6 3 (2.11%) IVR
6 3 (2.11%) PKI
7 2 (1.41%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.70%) Analytical Mindset
8 1 (0.70%) Animation
8 1 (0.70%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.70%) EPoS
8 1 (0.70%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.70%) iPad
8 1 (0.70%) iPhone
8 1 (0.70%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 12 (8.45%) Unix
2 9 (6.34%) Linux
3 7 (4.93%) Windows
4 5 (3.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (2.11%) Android
5 3 (2.11%) Apple iOS
5 3 (2.11%) Windows Server
6 2 (1.41%) Solaris
6 2 (1.41%) Windows 10
6 2 (1.41%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (27.46%) DevOps
2 34 (23.94%) Continuous Improvement
3 30 (21.13%) Scrum
3 30 (21.13%) Test Automation
4 25 (17.61%) Decision-Making
4 25 (17.61%) OO
5 24 (16.90%) TDD
6 21 (14.79%) Functional Programming
7 20 (14.08%) SDLC
8 18 (12.68%) Problem-Solving
9 15 (10.56%) Stakeholder Management
9 15 (10.56%) User Stories
10 13 (9.15%) Microservices
11 12 (8.45%) Project Management
12 10 (7.04%) Continuous Integration
12 10 (7.04%) Scaled Agile Framework
13 9 (6.34%) UML
13 9 (6.34%) Waterfall
14 8 (5.63%) E-Commerce
14 8 (5.63%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 40 (28.17%) Java
2 37 (26.06%) JavaScript
3 27 (19.01%) SQL
4 15 (10.56%) C#
5 9 (6.34%) PL/SQL
6 5 (3.52%) Shell Script
6 5 (3.52%) XPath
6 5 (3.52%) XQuery
7 4 (2.82%) C
7 4 (2.82%) T-SQL
8 3 (2.11%) Objective-C
9 2 (1.41%) Java 8
9 2 (1.41%) Scala
9 2 (1.41%) TypeScript
9 2 (1.41%) VB
9 2 (1.41%) VB6
10 1 (0.70%) ANSI SQL
10 1 (0.70%) Apple Swift
10 1 (0.70%) ES6
10 1 (0.70%) R
Qualifications
1 19 (13.38%) Security Cleared
2 16 (11.27%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.11%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (2.11%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (2.11%) Degree
4 2 (1.41%) DV Cleared
4 2 (1.41%) ISEB
4 2 (1.41%) PMP
5 1 (0.70%) CSPO
5 1 (0.70%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.70%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (13.38%) WCAG
2 14 (9.86%) QA
3 3 (2.11%) COBIT
3 3 (2.11%) GDPR
3 3 (2.11%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (6.34%) Docker
2 3 (2.11%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.11%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.70%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 9 (6.34%) Kubernetes
2 8 (5.63%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (2.82%) Terraform
4 3 (2.11%) Puppet
5 1 (0.70%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (0.70%) Istio
Vendors
1 22 (15.49%) Oracle
2 16 (11.27%) Microsoft
3 12 (8.45%) SAP
4 6 (4.23%) CA Agile Central
5 5 (3.52%) Dell
5 5 (3.52%) Red Hat
6 4 (2.82%) IFS
7 3 (2.11%) Atlassian
7 3 (2.11%) Cisco
7 3 (2.11%) Citrix
7 3 (2.11%) ServiceNow
8 2 (1.41%) JD Edwards
8 2 (1.41%) JDA
9 1 (0.70%) Adobe
9 1 (0.70%) Cognos
9 1 (0.70%) Informatica
9 1 (0.70%) Jaspersoft
9 1 (0.70%) Teradata
9 1 (0.70%) Workday