Period
to 25 June 2021

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 25 June 2021 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
25 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 5 1 1
Rank change year-on-year -4 0 0
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 167 176 531
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands 15.81% 20.18% 25.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 19.53% 25.69% 30.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 107 357
10th Percentile £314 £297 £304
25th Percentile £360 £330 £338
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £413 £423 £400
Median % change year-on-year -2.37% +5.63% -0.62%
75th Percentile £500 £500 £494
90th Percentile £618 £543 £556
England median daily rate £520 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +4.00% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £40.00 £35.63
Median % change year-on-year - +12.28% -
England median hourly rate £50.00 £47.25 £46.67
% change year-on-year +5.82% +1.24% +3.71%

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 855 685 1,734
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 80.97% 78.56% 84.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 559 400 1,123
10th Percentile £196 £227 £238
25th Percentile £306 £313 £317
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £400 £403 £400
Median % change year-on-year -0.62% +0.63% -
75th Percentile £494 £494 £488
90th Percentile £596 £589 £556
England median daily rate £500 £480 £475
% change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 31 79
10th Percentile £9.08 £9.52 £10.68
25th Percentile £9.89 £11.18 £12.00
Median hourly rate £15.43 £13.00 £14.28
Median % change year-on-year +18.69% -8.96% -18.40%
75th Percentile £28.15 £22.80 £18.50
90th Percentile £50.23 £45.00 £42.35
England median hourly rate £24.35 £22.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year +8.22% -2.17% +9.52%

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 25 June 2021.

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 25 June 2021. 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 75 £485 +2.11% 84
Northamptonshire 0 45 £375 +20.00% 23
Leicestershire -9 20 £403 -4.73% 54
Derbyshire -10 17 £449 -10.25% 27
Lincolnshire -4 2 £231 -42.35% 8
Agile Software Development
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 2021, 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 50 (29.94%) Social Skills
2 41 (24.55%) Finance
3 40 (23.95%) Stakeholder Management
3 40 (23.95%) Azure
4 33 (19.76%) Scrum
5 30 (17.96%) JavaScript
6 29 (17.37%) DevOps
7 28 (16.77%) Project Management
8 27 (16.17%) Waterfall
9 24 (14.37%) Microsoft
10 22 (13.17%) SQL
11 21 (12.57%) CSS
12 19 (11.38%) .NET
13 18 (10.78%) Retail
13 18 (10.78%) SDLC
14 17 (10.18%) User Experience
14 17 (10.18%) Migration
14 17 (10.18%) HTML
14 17 (10.18%) Problem-Solving
15 16 (9.58%) C#
15 16 (9.58%) E-Commerce
15 16 (9.58%) Banking
16 15 (8.98%) JIRA
16 15 (8.98%) Test Automation
16 15 (8.98%) Project Delivery
17 14 (8.38%) React
18 13 (7.78%) AngularJS
18 13 (7.78%) Business Analysis
18 13 (7.78%) Linux
18 13 (7.78%) Java

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 8 (4.79%) Confluence
2 6 (3.59%) WebSphere
3 4 (2.40%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (2.40%) JBoss
3 4 (2.40%) NetWeaver
4 3 (1.80%) CMS
5 2 (1.20%) Apache
5 2 (1.20%) Apache Spark
5 2 (1.20%) MS Project Server
5 2 (1.20%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.20%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.60%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.60%) IIS
6 1 (0.60%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 5 (2.99%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (2.40%) Microsoft Project
2 4 (2.40%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (1.20%) InVision
3 2 (1.20%) Marvel
3 2 (1.20%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.20%) Sketch
4 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.60%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (2.40%) BASE24
2 2 (1.20%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.60%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.60%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 40 (23.95%) Azure
2 11 (6.59%) PaaS
3 9 (5.39%) AWS
4 8 (4.79%) IaaS
5 7 (4.19%) SaaS
6 5 (2.99%) Azure Cosmos DB
6 5 (2.99%) GCP
6 5 (2.99%) Microsoft 365
7 4 (2.40%) Azure ExpressRoute
7 4 (2.40%) Azure Service Bus
8 3 (1.80%) GitHub
9 2 (1.20%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 2 (1.20%) Azure Active Directory
9 2 (1.20%) Azure Data Factory
9 2 (1.20%) Azure Logic Apps
9 2 (1.20%) Azure Stack
9 2 (1.20%) Dynamics 365
10 1 (0.60%) Amazon EKS
10 1 (0.60%) AWS CodeCommit
10 1 (0.60%) Azure App Service
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.19%) DNS
2 6 (3.59%) Firewall
2 6 (3.59%) WAN
3 5 (2.99%) SD-WAN
3 5 (2.99%) VoIP
3 5 (2.99%) Wireless
4 4 (2.40%) ATM
4 4 (2.40%) DHCP
4 4 (2.40%) MPLS
4 4 (2.40%) PBX
4 4 (2.40%) Skype
4 4 (2.40%) VPN
5 3 (1.80%) SAN
6 2 (1.20%) 802.15
6 2 (1.20%) Internet
6 2 (1.20%) IPv6
6 2 (1.20%) ZigBee
7 1 (0.60%) HTTP
7 1 (0.60%) IPv4
7 1 (0.60%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (5.99%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.19%) Azure SQL Database
3 6 (3.59%) MySQL
4 5 (2.99%) DB2
4 5 (2.99%) NoSQL
5 4 (2.40%) NonStop SQL
5 4 (2.40%) SAP HANA
6 3 (1.80%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (1.80%) Event Store
7 2 (1.20%) Big Data
8 1 (0.60%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.60%) Data Lake
8 1 (0.60%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.60%) HDInsight
8 1 (0.60%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.60%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.60%) Power BI
8 1 (0.60%) Spark SQL
8 1 (0.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 15 (8.98%) JIRA
2 7 (4.19%) Jenkins
3 6 (3.59%) Git (software)
4 5 (2.99%) Cucumber
4 5 (2.99%) Eclipse
5 4 (2.40%) Selenium
6 3 (1.80%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (1.20%) Android Studio
7 2 (1.20%) Maven
7 2 (1.20%) Storybook
7 2 (1.20%) Subversion
7 2 (1.20%) Xcode
8 1 (0.60%) CA Release Automation
8 1 (0.60%) HP UFT
8 1 (0.60%) IntelliJ
8 1 (0.60%) JMeter
8 1 (0.60%) JUnit
8 1 (0.60%) NetBeans
8 1 (0.60%) REST Assured
8 1 (0.60%) Visual Studio Coded UI
General
1 50 (29.94%) Social Skills
2 41 (24.55%) Finance
3 18 (10.78%) Retail
4 16 (9.58%) Banking
5 11 (6.59%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (4.79%) Pharmaceutical
7 6 (3.59%) Presentation Skills
8 4 (2.40%) Aerospace
8 4 (2.40%) Organisational Skills
8 4 (2.40%) Telecoms
9 3 (1.80%) Manufacturing
10 2 (1.20%) Games
10 2 (1.20%) Marketing
10 2 (1.20%) Public Sector
11 1 (0.60%) Automotive
11 1 (0.60%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.60%) Influencing Skills
11 1 (0.60%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.60%) Law
11 1 (0.60%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 34 (20.36%) Project Manager
2 33 (19.76%) Developer
3 17 (10.18%) Analyst
4 13 (7.78%) Architect
4 13 (7.78%) Business Analyst
5 12 (7.19%) Designer
6 9 (5.39%) Product Owner
7 7 (4.19%) DevOps Engineer
7 7 (4.19%) React Developer
7 7 (4.19%) Solutions Architect
8 6 (3.59%) .NET Developer
8 6 (3.59%) Infrastructure Manager
8 6 (3.59%) Programme Manager
8 6 (3.59%) Technical Manager
8 6 (3.59%) UI Developer
8 6 (3.59%) UX Designer
9 5 (2.99%) Agile Project Manager
10 4 (2.40%) Full Stack Developer
10 4 (2.40%) Scrum Master
10 4 (2.40%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (12.57%) CSS
2 19 (11.38%) .NET
3 17 (10.18%) HTML
4 14 (8.38%) React
5 13 (7.78%) AngularJS
6 12 (7.19%) .NET Core
7 9 (5.39%) Node.js
8 7 (4.19%) Redux
8 7 (4.19%) Web Services
9 6 (3.59%) HTML5
9 6 (3.59%) Middleware
9 6 (3.59%) REST
10 5 (2.99%) jQuery
11 4 (2.40%) .NET Framework
11 4 (2.40%) ASP.NET
11 4 (2.40%) SAP Basis
11 4 (2.40%) XML
12 3 (1.80%) CSS3
12 3 (1.80%) Kafka
12 3 (1.80%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 17 (10.18%) User Experience
2 10 (5.99%) Mobile App
3 7 (4.19%) Virtual Team
4 6 (3.59%) Public Cloud
5 5 (2.99%) Data Centre
5 5 (2.99%) Greenfield Project
5 5 (2.99%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.40%) PKI
6 4 (2.40%) Tandem
7 3 (1.80%) Analytical Mindset
8 2 (1.20%) Smart Meter
9 1 (0.60%) Animation
9 1 (0.60%) BYOD
9 1 (0.60%) Credit Risk
9 1 (0.60%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.60%) Enterprise Cloud
9 1 (0.60%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.60%) FMCG
9 1 (0.60%) IVR
9 1 (0.60%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 13 (7.78%) Linux
2 11 (6.59%) Windows
3 6 (3.59%) AIX
3 6 (3.59%) Unix
3 6 (3.59%) Windows Server
4 3 (1.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.20%) Android
5 2 (1.20%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.20%) SUSE
5 2 (1.20%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 2 (1.20%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.20%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.60%) CentOS
6 1 (0.60%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.60%) Solaris
6 1 (0.60%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.60%) Windows Server 2016
6 1 (0.60%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (23.95%) Stakeholder Management
2 33 (19.76%) Scrum
3 29 (17.37%) DevOps
4 28 (16.77%) Project Management
5 27 (16.17%) Waterfall
6 18 (10.78%) SDLC
7 17 (10.18%) Migration
7 17 (10.18%) Problem-Solving
8 16 (9.58%) E-Commerce
9 15 (8.98%) Project Delivery
9 15 (8.98%) Test Automation
10 13 (7.78%) Business Analysis
10 13 (7.78%) Decision-Making
10 13 (7.78%) Scaled Agile Framework
11 11 (6.59%) Continuous Improvement
11 11 (6.59%) Microservices
11 11 (6.59%) OO
11 11 (6.59%) PRINCE2
11 11 (6.59%) Software Delivery
12 10 (5.99%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 30 (17.96%) JavaScript
2 22 (13.17%) SQL
3 16 (9.58%) C#
4 13 (7.78%) Java
5 8 (4.79%) C++
5 8 (4.79%) Python
6 6 (3.59%) PowerShell
7 5 (2.99%) TypeScript
8 3 (1.80%) Perl
8 3 (1.80%) PHP
9 2 (1.20%) Bash Shell
9 2 (1.20%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.20%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.20%) VB
9 2 (1.20%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.60%) Apex Code
10 1 (0.60%) C
10 1 (0.60%) Groovy
10 1 (0.60%) SOQL
10 1 (0.60%) SOSL
Qualifications
1 10 (5.99%) Degree
2 3 (1.80%) PMI Certification
3 2 (1.20%) PMP
3 2 (1.20%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.20%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.60%) CBAP
4 1 (0.60%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.79%) QA
2 6 (3.59%) Accessibility
3 5 (2.99%) GDPR
3 5 (2.99%) WCAG
4 4 (2.40%) COBIT
4 4 (2.40%) Data Quality
4 4 (2.40%) PCI DSS
5 3 (1.80%) PMO
5 3 (1.80%) SLA
6 2 (1.20%) GRC
7 1 (0.60%) PSD2
System Software
1 9 (5.39%) Docker
2 8 (4.79%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.20%) Firmware
3 2 (1.20%) GPFS
4 1 (0.60%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.60%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.60%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (5.39%) Kubernetes
2 4 (2.40%) Active Directory Federation Services
3 3 (1.80%) Ansible
3 3 (1.80%) BladeLogic
3 3 (1.80%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (1.80%) NetBackup
3 3 (1.80%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (1.80%) Puppet
3 3 (1.80%) SCCM
3 3 (1.80%) Terraform
4 2 (1.20%) HP ALM
5 1 (0.60%) Control-M
5 1 (0.60%) Docker Swarm
5 1 (0.60%) IBM BigFix
5 1 (0.60%) Kibana
5 1 (0.60%) logstash
5 1 (0.60%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.60%) WSUS
Vendors
1 24 (14.37%) Microsoft
2 9 (5.39%) SAP
3 8 (4.79%) HP
4 7 (4.19%) Oracle
4 7 (4.19%) Red Hat
5 6 (3.59%) Salesforce.com
6 5 (2.99%) Citrix
6 5 (2.99%) ServiceNow
7 4 (2.40%) Cisco
7 4 (2.40%) IBM
7 4 (2.40%) Software AG
8 3 (1.80%) Google
8 3 (1.80%) McAfee
8 3 (1.80%) VMware
9 2 (1.20%) Adobe
9 2 (1.20%) Databricks
9 2 (1.20%) MuleSoft
9 2 (1.20%) Sitecore
10 1 (0.60%) Alibaba
10 1 (0.60%) UiPath