Period
to 29 November 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 29 November 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
29 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 1 3 1
Rank change year-on-year +2 -2 0
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 158 342 693
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands 21.91% 18.88% 25.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 26.16% 23.01% 31.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 183 535
Median daily rate £450 £425 £448
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.13% +10.28%
10th Percentile £304 £313 £331
90th Percentile £565 £575 £563
England median daily rate £500 £500 £498
% change year-on-year - +0.50% +4.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 1
Median hourly rate - £37.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -16.67% -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £42.00
% change year-on-year -17.65% +1.19% -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 604 1,486 2,203
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 83.77% 82.05% 82.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 338 813 1,436
Median daily rate £391 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.30% - +0.63%
10th Percentile £213 £225 £275
90th Percentile £541 £575 £550
England median daily rate £475 £475 £475
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 99 105
Median hourly rate £14.15 £16.20 £14.64
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.69% +10.69% -4.97%
10th Percentile £10.70 £11.00 £9.52
90th Percentile £43.75 £46.42 £32.50
Median hourly rate £35.00 £24.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year +45.83% +9.09% -4.35%

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 29 November 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 29 November 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
Northamptonshire 0 45 £324 -23.76% 25
Leicestershire +5 36 £485 +29.33% 36
Derbyshire +10 34 £650 +60.00% 21
Nottinghamshire -5 31 £406 -9.72% 52
Lincolnshire +8 2 £400 - 13
Agile Software Development
England

For the 6 months to 29 November 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 47 (29.75%) User Experience
2 42 (26.58%) JavaScript
3 38 (24.05%) CSS
3 38 (24.05%) DevOps
4 36 (22.78%) SQL
5 33 (20.89%) Finance
6 31 (19.62%) HTML
7 30 (18.99%) Java
7 30 (18.99%) Security Cleared
8 29 (18.35%) SC Cleared
8 29 (18.35%) User Stories
9 27 (17.09%) Test Automation
9 27 (17.09%) Azure
9 27 (17.09%) AWS
10 25 (15.82%) Test Strategy
11 24 (15.19%) Information Assurance
11 24 (15.19%) Data Privacy
12 23 (14.56%) Management Information System
13 22 (13.92%) Scrum
13 22 (13.92%) Degree
14 21 (13.29%) Aerospace
14 21 (13.29%) Microsoft
14 21 (13.29%) SQL Server
14 21 (13.29%) OO
15 20 (12.66%) Cybersecurity
15 20 (12.66%) Technology Roadmap
16 19 (12.03%) Strategic Roadmap
16 19 (12.03%) Responsive Web Design
16 19 (12.03%) Microservices
17 18 (11.39%) SDLC

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 9 (5.70%) Confluence
2 8 (5.06%) JBoss
3 7 (4.43%) WebSphere
4 6 (3.80%) NetWeaver
4 6 (3.80%) Tomcat
5 4 (2.53%) Mule
6 2 (1.27%) Apache Spark
6 2 (1.27%) CICS
6 2 (1.27%) CMS
6 2 (1.27%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (1.27%) Red Hat Fuse
7 1 (0.63%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.63%) Apache
7 1 (0.63%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.63%) Appian
7 1 (0.63%) CoreMedia CMS
7 1 (0.63%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.63%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.63%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 4 (2.53%) InVision
1 4 (2.53%) MS Visio
1 4 (2.53%) UserZoom
2 3 (1.90%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (1.27%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (1.27%) Figma
3 2 (1.27%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 3 (1.90%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.63%) Maximo
2 1 (0.63%) SAP CO
2 1 (0.63%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.63%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.63%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (0.63%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 27 (17.09%) AWS
1 27 (17.09%) Azure
2 14 (8.86%) Power Platform
3 10 (6.33%) SaaS
4 6 (3.80%) Amazon S3
4 6 (3.80%) Azure ExpressRoute
4 6 (3.80%) IaaS
4 6 (3.80%) Office 365
4 6 (3.80%) PaaS
5 5 (3.16%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (3.16%) Power Automate
5 5 (3.16%) PowerApps
6 4 (2.53%) npm
7 3 (1.90%) Azure Machine Learning
7 3 (1.90%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.63%) Azure Data Factory
8 1 (0.63%) CloudFront
8 1 (0.63%) Firebase
8 1 (0.63%) Route 53
8 1 (0.63%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.80%) DHCP
1 6 (3.80%) DNS
1 6 (3.80%) Firewall
1 6 (3.80%) MPLS
1 6 (3.80%) PBX
1 6 (3.80%) Skype
1 6 (3.80%) VoIP
1 6 (3.80%) VPN
1 6 (3.80%) WAN
1 6 (3.80%) Wireless
2 1 (0.63%) SSH
2 1 (0.63%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.63%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (13.29%) SQL Server
2 13 (8.23%) Power BI
3 12 (7.59%) MySQL
4 8 (5.06%) DB2
4 8 (5.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (4.43%) Azure SQL Database
6 6 (3.80%) Cosmos DB
6 6 (3.80%) SAP HANA
7 5 (3.16%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (3.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (2.53%) Big Data
8 4 (2.53%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 3 (1.90%) Cognos Framework Manager
9 3 (1.90%) Data Lake
9 3 (1.90%) Relational Database
9 3 (1.90%) Tableau
10 2 (1.27%) HBase
10 2 (1.27%) Impala
10 2 (1.27%) Oracle Database
10 2 (1.27%) Spark SQL
Development Applications
1 16 (10.13%) Jenkins
2 14 (8.86%) Git (software)
2 14 (8.86%) JIRA
3 8 (5.06%) Cucumber
4 6 (3.80%) Maven
4 6 (3.80%) Selenium
5 5 (3.16%) Gradle
5 5 (3.16%) Subversion
6 4 (2.53%) Axure RP
6 4 (2.53%) CA Release Automation
6 4 (2.53%) HP UFT
6 4 (2.53%) IntelliJ
6 4 (2.53%) JUnit
6 4 (2.53%) Mockito
6 4 (2.53%) NetBeans
6 4 (2.53%) REST Assured
6 4 (2.53%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (1.90%) git-flow
7 3 (1.90%) Grunt
7 3 (1.90%) gulp
General
1 33 (20.89%) Finance
2 21 (13.29%) Aerospace
3 13 (8.23%) Public Sector
4 11 (6.96%) Marketing
5 10 (6.33%) Banking
6 6 (3.80%) Pharmaceutical
7 5 (3.16%) Retail
8 4 (2.53%) Legal
9 3 (1.90%) Law
9 3 (1.90%) Manufacturing
10 2 (1.27%) Advertising
10 2 (1.27%) Publishing
10 2 (1.27%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.63%) Back Office
11 1 (0.63%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 54 (34.18%) Developer
2 31 (19.62%) Architect
3 21 (13.29%) Designer
4 16 (10.13%) Solutions Architect
4 16 (10.13%) UI Designer
5 11 (6.96%) React Developer
5 11 (6.96%) UI Developer
6 9 (5.70%) Project Manager
6 9 (5.70%) Tester
7 8 (5.06%) UX Designer
8 7 (4.43%) Enterprise Architect
8 7 (4.43%) Infrastructure Architect
9 6 (3.80%) Full Stack Developer
9 6 (3.80%) Java Developer
10 5 (3.16%) Analyst
10 5 (3.16%) Automation Tester
10 5 (3.16%) Cognos Developer
10 5 (3.16%) Delivery Manager
10 5 (3.16%) Integration Architect
11 4 (2.53%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (24.05%) CSS
2 31 (19.62%) HTML
3 18 (11.39%) AngularJS
3 18 (11.39%) Node.js
4 17 (10.76%) HTML5
4 17 (10.76%) React
5 13 (8.23%) .NET
5 13 (8.23%) jQuery
5 13 (8.23%) Redux
5 13 (8.23%) XML
6 11 (6.96%) Middleware
6 11 (6.96%) REST
6 11 (6.96%) Web Services
7 9 (5.70%) SOAP
7 9 (5.70%) Spring
8 8 (5.06%) ASP.NET
8 8 (5.06%) Spring Boot
9 7 (4.43%) JSON
9 7 (4.43%) SAP Basis
10 6 (3.80%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 47 (29.75%) User Experience
2 23 (14.56%) Management Information System
3 13 (8.23%) Animation
4 11 (6.96%) Mobile App
5 9 (5.70%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (3.80%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (3.80%) PKI
6 6 (3.80%) Public Cloud
7 4 (2.53%) Data Structures
8 3 (1.90%) IVR
9 2 (1.27%) Credit Risk
9 2 (1.27%) Greenfield Project
9 2 (1.27%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.63%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.63%) Cloud Native
10 1 (0.63%) FMCG
10 1 (0.63%) iPad
10 1 (0.63%) iPhone
10 1 (0.63%) Linux Command Line
10 1 (0.63%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 11 (6.96%) Unix
2 8 (5.06%) Windows
3 7 (4.43%) Linux
3 7 (4.43%) Windows Server
4 6 (3.80%) Android
4 6 (3.80%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.90%) AIX
6 2 (1.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.63%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.63%) VMS
7 1 (0.63%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (24.05%) DevOps
2 29 (18.35%) User Stories
3 27 (17.09%) Test Automation
4 25 (15.82%) Test Strategy
5 24 (15.19%) Data Privacy
5 24 (15.19%) Information Assurance
6 22 (13.92%) Scrum
7 21 (13.29%) OO
8 20 (12.66%) Cybersecurity
8 20 (12.66%) Technology Roadmap
9 19 (12.03%) Microservices
9 19 (12.03%) Responsive Web Design
9 19 (12.03%) Strategic Roadmap
10 18 (11.39%) Business Intelligence
10 18 (11.39%) Continuous Improvement
10 18 (11.39%) Prototyping
10 18 (11.39%) SDLC
10 18 (11.39%) TDD
10 18 (11.39%) Validation
11 17 (10.76%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 42 (26.58%) JavaScript
2 36 (22.78%) SQL
3 30 (18.99%) Java
4 16 (10.13%) Python
5 12 (7.59%) C#
6 6 (3.80%) PHP
7 4 (2.53%) Ruby
8 3 (1.90%) ES6
8 3 (1.90%) Objective-C
8 3 (1.90%) Scala
9 2 (1.27%) C
9 2 (1.27%) C++
9 2 (1.27%) Go
9 2 (1.27%) JCL
9 2 (1.27%) Natural
9 2 (1.27%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.27%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.27%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.63%) COBOL
10 1 (0.63%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 30 (18.99%) Security Cleared
2 29 (18.35%) SC Cleared
3 22 (13.92%) Degree
4 3 (1.90%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (1.27%) AWS Certification
6 1 (0.63%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (8.23%) WCAG
2 9 (5.70%) QA
3 6 (3.80%) COBIT
3 6 (3.80%) GDPR
3 6 (3.80%) PCI DSS
3 6 (3.80%) PMO
4 2 (1.27%) Cyber Essentials
4 2 (1.27%) Data Quality
4 2 (1.27%) NCSC
4 2 (1.27%) NIST
4 2 (1.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 8 (5.06%) Docker
2 6 (3.80%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.27%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 2 (1.27%) HDFS
4 1 (0.63%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.63%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 8 (5.06%) Kubernetes
2 4 (2.53%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (2.53%) Puppet
3 3 (1.90%) Terraform
4 2 (1.27%) Hadoop YARN
5 1 (0.63%) Ansible
5 1 (0.63%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (0.63%) HP ALM
5 1 (0.63%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 21 (13.29%) Microsoft
2 16 (10.13%) ServiceNow
3 14 (8.86%) Oracle
4 12 (7.59%) SAP
5 11 (6.96%) CA Agile Central
6 7 (4.43%) Citrix
7 6 (3.80%) Cisco
8 5 (3.16%) Atlassian
8 5 (3.16%) Cognos
8 5 (3.16%) Red Hat
9 4 (2.53%) Adobe
9 4 (2.53%) Databricks
10 3 (1.90%) IBM
10 3 (1.90%) MicroStrategy
10 3 (1.90%) Software AG
11 2 (1.27%) Ab Initio
11 2 (1.27%) Cloudera
11 2 (1.27%) Google
11 2 (1.27%) HP
11 2 (1.27%) Teradata