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 3 months to 22 June 2017 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
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 2 3 5
Rank change year-on-year +1 +2  
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 299 273 248
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 19.48% 17.59% 15.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 23.02% 21.38% 19.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 195 174 156
Median daily rate £423 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.11% +20.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £580 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £388
% change year-on-year - +9.67%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £17.85 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £42.25 £37.00
% change year-on-year +2.36% +14.18%  

Agile Software Development is in the process and methodology skills category. The next 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 and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
East Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1299 1277 1261
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 84.63% 82.28% 77.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 823 786 784
Median daily rate £413 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.78% +5.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £288 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £580 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 33 29
Median hourly rate £35.00 £14.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +141.37% -23.68%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £11.50 £10.61
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £32.50 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

Agile Software Development
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands citing Agile Software Development as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 22 June 2017.

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 3 months to 22 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire -1 121 £419 +8.76% 68
Northamptonshire -3 71 £425 -5.55% 23
Leicestershire +4 61 £400 +3.22% 32
Derbyshire -1 33 £425 +6.25% 8
Lincolnshire +8 16 £400 -6.97% 12
Agile Software Development
England

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, 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.

1 161 (28.50%) Scrum
2 134 (23.72%) JavaScript
3 124 (21.95%) HTML
4 118 (20.88%) Java
5 111 (19.65%) CSS
6 109 (19.29%) TDD
7 106 (18.76%) .NET
8 102 (18.05%) Finance
9 94 (16.64%) Git (software)
10 91 (16.11%) Test Automation
11 88 (15.58%) C#
12 87 (15.40%) SQL
13 83 (14.69%) E-Commerce
14 74 (13.10%) AngularJS
15 72 (12.74%) Continuous Integration
16 70 (12.39%) HTML5
17 69 (12.21%) CSS3
17 69 (12.21%) MVC
18 63 (11.15%) Retail
19 60 (10.62%) Front End Development
20 57 (10.09%) Project Management
21 53 (9.38%) RESTful
22 51 (9.03%) Stakeholder Management
22 51 (9.03%) Web Services
23 49 (8.67%) ASP.NET
24 48 (8.50%) jQuery
24 48 (8.50%) User Stories
25 47 (8.32%) SDLC
25 47 (8.32%) JSON
25 47 (8.32%) SQL Server

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 17 (3.01%) Confluence
2 16 (2.83%) JBoss
2 16 (2.83%) WebSphere
3 15 (2.65%) CMS
4 6 (1.06%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 4 (0.71%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (0.71%) IIS
5 4 (0.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 3 (0.53%) Apache
7 2 (0.35%) Alfresco
7 2 (0.35%) Apache Solr
7 2 (0.35%) Apache Spark
7 2 (0.35%) Drupal
7 2 (0.35%) Liferay
7 2 (0.35%) SharePoint
7 2 (0.35%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.35%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.18%) Mule ESB
8 1 (0.18%) nginx
8 1 (0.18%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 9 (1.59%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (1.42%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 7 (1.24%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (0.53%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.35%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.35%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.18%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 2 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.35%) Magento
1 2 (0.35%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.18%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (0.18%) Hyperion Planning
2 1 (0.18%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.18%) Pega PRPC
2 1 (0.18%) SAP BPC
2 1 (0.18%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.18%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 33 (5.84%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (4.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (3.36%) IaaS
4 11 (1.95%) PaaS
5 5 (0.88%) Office 365
5 5 (0.88%) SaaS
6 3 (0.53%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.35%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.35%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (0.35%) Azure Data Factory
7 2 (0.35%) Google Analytics
7 2 (0.35%) Slack
8 1 (0.18%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 1 (0.18%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.18%) Boomi
8 1 (0.18%) Datadog
8 1 (0.18%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
8 1 (0.18%) Trello
8 1 (0.18%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 16 (2.83%) HTTP
2 11 (1.95%) SSL
2 11 (1.95%) TCP/IP
3 9 (1.59%) DNS
4 8 (1.42%) Internet
5 6 (1.06%) Unified Communications
6 3 (0.53%) Firewall
6 3 (0.53%) Intranet
6 3 (0.53%) Skype
7 2 (0.35%) MQTT
7 2 (0.35%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (0.35%) ZigBee
8 1 (0.18%) LDAP
8 1 (0.18%) NAS
8 1 (0.18%) SAN
8 1 (0.18%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (8.32%) SQL Server
2 19 (3.36%) MySQL
3 18 (3.19%) MongoDB
4 15 (2.65%) PostgreSQL
5 13 (2.30%) Big Data
6 11 (1.95%) NoSQL
7 10 (1.77%) Data Warehouse
8 9 (1.59%) Oracle Database
9 8 (1.42%) Relational Database
10 5 (0.88%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 5 (0.88%) Oracle Database 11g
11 4 (0.71%) RDBMS
11 4 (0.71%) SQL Server 2008
12 3 (0.53%) DB2
12 3 (0.53%) Oracle Reports
12 3 (0.53%) PowerCenter
13 2 (0.35%) Apache Cassandra
13 2 (0.35%) Apache Hive
13 2 (0.35%) Data Mining
13 2 (0.35%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 94 (16.64%) Git (software)
2 46 (8.14%) JIRA
3 33 (5.84%) Jenkins
4 31 (5.49%) Grunt
5 30 (5.31%) Selenium
6 29 (5.13%) gulp
7 27 (4.78%) Cucumber
8 26 (4.60%) Jasmine
9 22 (3.89%) Eclipse
10 20 (3.54%) WebDriver
11 18 (3.19%) Karma Test Runner
12 16 (2.83%) Bower
12 16 (2.83%) Maven
13 15 (2.65%) Protractor
14 14 (2.48%) Team Foundation Server
15 13 (2.30%) Octopus Deploy
15 13 (2.30%) webpack
16 12 (2.12%) Subversion
17 11 (1.95%) JUnit
18 10 (1.77%) Ant
General
1 102 (18.05%) Finance
2 63 (11.15%) Retail
3 43 (7.61%) Banking
4 16 (2.83%) Manufacturing
5 13 (2.30%) Automotive
5 13 (2.30%) Billing
6 5 (0.88%) Retail Banking
7 3 (0.53%) Back Office
7 3 (0.53%) Marketing
7 3 (0.53%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.35%) Aerospace
8 2 (0.35%) Games
8 2 (0.35%) Legal
8 2 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.18%) Front Office
9 1 (0.18%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.18%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 233 (41.24%) Developer
2 90 (15.93%) Analyst
3 64 (11.33%) Business Analyst
4 60 (10.62%) Java Developer
5 53 (9.38%) .NET Developer
6 38 (6.73%) C# Developer
7 35 (6.19%) Project Manager
8 34 (6.02%) JavaScript Developer
9 33 (5.84%) C# .NET Developer
10 30 (5.31%) Architect
11 28 (4.96%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 24 (4.25%) ASP.NET Developer
13 23 (4.07%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
14 21 (3.72%) Angular Developer
15 20 (3.54%) C# ASP.NET Developer
16 19 (3.36%) Senior Developer
17 17 (3.01%) Agile Developer
17 17 (3.01%) Test Analyst
18 16 (2.83%) Tester
19 15 (2.65%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 124 (21.95%) HTML
2 111 (19.65%) CSS
3 106 (18.76%) .NET
4 74 (13.10%) AngularJS
5 70 (12.39%) HTML5
6 69 (12.21%) CSS3
7 53 (9.38%) RESTful
8 51 (9.03%) Web Services
9 49 (8.67%) ASP.NET
10 48 (8.50%) jQuery
11 47 (8.32%) JSON
12 44 (7.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 42 (7.43%) Node.js
14 41 (7.26%) Spring
15 39 (6.90%) J2EE
16 37 (6.55%) React
17 30 (5.31%) REST
18 29 (5.13%) Java EE
18 29 (5.13%) XML
19 27 (4.78%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 41 (7.26%) Analytical Skills
2 38 (6.73%) User Experience
3 27 (4.78%) Mobile App
4 17 (3.01%) Greenfield Project
5 10 (1.77%) Clustering
5 10 (1.77%) Computer Science
6 9 (1.59%) Data Centre
6 9 (1.59%) Mainframe
7 8 (1.42%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (0.88%) Smart Meter
9 4 (0.71%) EPoS
9 4 (0.71%) Fat Client
9 4 (0.71%) iPad
9 4 (0.71%) Management Information System
9 4 (0.71%) Public Cloud
9 4 (0.71%) Thin Client
10 3 (0.53%) Credit Risk
10 3 (0.53%) iPhone
11 2 (0.35%) Embedded Systems
11 2 (0.35%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 43 (7.61%) Windows
2 36 (6.37%) Linux
3 14 (2.48%) Android
4 13 (2.30%) Apple iOS
5 12 (2.12%) VMS
6 8 (1.42%) CoreOS
6 8 (1.42%) Ubuntu
7 6 (1.06%) Unix
8 3 (0.53%) Windows 10
8 3 (0.53%) Windows Server
9 2 (0.35%) CentOS
9 2 (0.35%) Embedded Linux
9 2 (0.35%) Windows Mobile
9 2 (0.35%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.18%) Solaris
10 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.18%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 161 (28.50%) Scrum
2 109 (19.29%) TDD
3 91 (16.11%) Test Automation
4 83 (14.69%) E-Commerce
5 72 (12.74%) Continuous Integration
6 69 (12.21%) MVC
7 60 (10.62%) Front End Development
8 57 (10.09%) Project Management
9 51 (9.03%) Stakeholder Management
10 48 (8.50%) User Stories
11 47 (8.32%) SDLC
12 46 (8.14%) Waterfall
13 43 (7.61%) BDD
13 43 (7.61%) Business Analysis
14 39 (6.90%) DevOps
15 36 (6.37%) Web Development
16 33 (5.84%) Microservices
16 33 (5.84%) Software Engineering
17 30 (5.31%) User Acceptance Testing
18 27 (4.78%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 134 (23.72%) JavaScript
2 118 (20.88%) Java
3 88 (15.58%) C#
4 87 (15.40%) SQL
5 26 (4.60%) Python
6 16 (2.83%) PHP
7 13 (2.30%) C++
7 13 (2.30%) TypeScript
7 13 (2.30%) VB.NET
8 8 (1.42%) PowerShell
9 7 (1.24%) C
9 7 (1.24%) Scala
10 6 (1.06%) ES6
10 6 (1.06%) PL/SQL
10 6 (1.06%) VB
11 5 (0.88%) T-SQL
12 4 (0.71%) Apple Swift
12 4 (0.71%) Objective-C
12 4 (0.71%) Ruby
12 4 (0.71%) XAML
Qualifications
1 34 (6.02%) Degree
2 16 (2.83%) Security Cleared
3 14 (2.48%) ISEB
4 10 (1.77%) SC Cleared
5 8 (1.42%) Computer Science Degree
6 6 (1.06%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (0.88%) MCSE
8 4 (0.71%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (0.71%) CISM
8 4 (0.71%) CISSP
9 3 (0.53%) CBAP
9 3 (0.53%) CCAB
9 3 (0.53%) IIBA
9 3 (0.53%) ISTQB
9 3 (0.53%) PMI Certification
9 3 (0.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (0.35%) CCIE
10 2 (0.35%) MySQL Certification
10 2 (0.35%) Sun Certification
10 2 (0.35%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (7.79%) QA
2 13 (2.30%) PMO
3 8 (1.42%) WAI
4 3 (0.53%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.35%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.35%) IAS 39
5 2 (0.35%) IFRS
5 2 (0.35%) IFRS 9
6 1 (0.18%) GCP
6 1 (0.18%) HL7
6 1 (0.18%) WCAG
System Software
1 28 (4.96%) Docker
2 6 (1.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.35%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.35%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.18%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.18%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.18%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.18%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.18%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 24 (4.25%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (1.77%) Kubernetes
3 9 (1.59%) Ansible
3 9 (1.59%) Puppet
4 8 (1.42%) Terraform
5 5 (0.88%) HP Quality Center
6 4 (0.71%) SCCM
7 3 (0.53%) Kibana
8 2 (0.35%) Galera Cluster
8 2 (0.35%) logstash
8 2 (0.35%) Salt
8 2 (0.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 1 (0.18%) collectd
9 1 (0.18%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
9 1 (0.18%) Docker Swarm
9 1 (0.18%) Graphite
9 1 (0.18%) Mesos
9 1 (0.18%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 1 (0.18%) SCOM
9 1 (0.18%) StatsD
Vendors
1 43 (7.61%) Microsoft
2 29 (5.13%) Oracle
3 15 (2.65%) SAP
4 9 (1.59%) Sitecore
4 9 (1.59%) VMware
5 7 (1.24%) Informatica
6 6 (1.06%) Adobe
6 6 (1.06%) Atlassian
7 5 (0.88%) hybris
7 5 (0.88%) IBM
8 4 (0.71%) Cisco
8 4 (0.71%) Google
8 4 (0.71%) HP
8 4 (0.71%) Perforce
8 4 (0.71%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (0.71%) Twitter
9 3 (0.53%) NetApp
9 3 (0.53%) PeopleSoft
9 3 (0.53%) Xamarin
10 2 (0.35%) WSO2
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Posted: 7 hours ago
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Searchability
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Rate: £350 - £400 per day
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Northampton, Northamptonshire
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