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The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands with a requirement for Agile skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Agile over the 6 months to 2 July 2022 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
2 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 4 6 1
Rank change year-on-year +2 -5 0
Contract jobs citing Agile 234 176 171
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands 17.02% 16.09% 20.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 21.33% 19.45% 25.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 197 131 104
10th Percentile £360 £315 £295
25th Percentile £413 £361 £328
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £425 £423
Median % change year-on-year +17.65% +0.59% +5.63%
75th Percentile £559 £505 £500
90th Percentile £650 £608 £538
England median daily rate £550 £523 £500
% change year-on-year +5.16% +4.60% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 1
10th Percentile £20.25 - -
25th Percentile £21.75 - £35.00
Median hourly rate £27.50 - £40.00
75th Percentile £30.81 - £45.00
90th Percentile £34.50 - -
England median hourly rate £55.00 £50.00 £46.50
% change year-on-year +10.00% +7.53% -1.59%

Agile 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 1,097 905 676
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 79.78% 82.72% 79.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 829 602 395
10th Percentile £213 £190 £222
25th Percentile £356 £305 £310
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £450 £400 £400
Median % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
75th Percentile £538 £494 £489
90th Percentile £631 £594 £595
England median daily rate £550 £500 £480
% change year-on-year +10.00% +4.17% +1.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 46 32
10th Percentile £10.50 £9.00 £9.52
25th Percentile £16.05 £9.67 £11.40
Median hourly rate £21.50 £14.61 £14.18
Median % change year-on-year +47.21% +2.98% -0.30%
75th Percentile £34.50 £24.58 £26.81
90th Percentile £35.00 £49.88 £44.88
England median hourly rate £28.46 £24.00 £22.82
% change year-on-year +18.56% +5.17% -0.17%

Agile
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing Agile as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Agile in the East Midlands

Agile
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Daily rate trend for Agile in the East Midlands

Agile
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Agile in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 2 July 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Agile in the East Midlands

Agile
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Hourly rate trend for Agile in the East Midlands

Agile
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Agile in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 2 July 2022.

Hourly rate histogram for Agile in the East Midlands

Agile
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 within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 2 July 2022. 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
Jobs
Nottinghamshire +2 77 £550 +14.58% 60
Northamptonshire -2 66 £500 +33.33% 8
Leicestershire +11 53 £430 +6.83% 29
Derbyshire -8 18 £475 +5.85% 22
Lincolnshire +3 6 £445 +92.96% 9
Agile
England

For the 6 months to 2 July 2022, IT contractor jobs citing Agile 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.

1 71 (30.34%) Scrum
2 63 (26.92%) Social Skills
3 57 (24.36%) .NET
4 52 (22.22%) C#
5 51 (21.79%) Azure
6 50 (21.37%) Microsoft
7 49 (20.94%) Project Management
8 48 (20.51%) Finance
9 46 (19.66%) DevOps
10 41 (17.52%) Stakeholder Management
11 36 (15.38%) SDLC
12 32 (13.68%) Project Delivery
13 31 (13.25%) Waterfall
14 28 (11.97%) E-Commerce
14 28 (11.97%) Retail
15 27 (11.54%) JavaScript
15 27 (11.54%) SQL Server
16 25 (10.68%) Test Automation
16 25 (10.68%) CI/CD
17 23 (9.83%) Requirements Gathering
17 23 (9.83%) Problem-Solving
17 23 (9.83%) Coaching
17 23 (9.83%) Software Testing
18 22 (9.40%) TDD
18 22 (9.40%) MVC
19 21 (8.97%) HTML
20 20 (8.55%) SAP
20 20 (8.55%) CSS
20 20 (8.55%) PRINCE2
20 20 (8.55%) Mentoring

Agile
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 13 (5.56%) Confluence
2 2 (0.85%) Drupal
3 1 (0.43%) CMS
3 1 (0.43%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (0.43%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.43%) ThingWorx
Applications
1 3 (1.28%) Simulink
2 2 (0.85%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.85%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.43%) MadCap Flare
3 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.43%) Snagit
3 1 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (3.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.85%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.43%) BASE24
3 1 (0.43%) iTrent
3 1 (0.43%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.43%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 51 (21.79%) Azure
2 19 (8.12%) AWS
3 12 (5.13%) Azure DevOps
4 11 (4.70%) Dynamics 365
5 8 (3.42%) Serverless
6 7 (2.99%) Power Platform
7 6 (2.56%) Amazon Cognito
7 6 (2.56%) AWS CloudFormation
7 6 (2.56%) AWS Lambda
8 5 (2.14%) SaaS
9 4 (1.71%) Azure Logic Apps
9 4 (1.71%) PaaS
10 3 (1.28%) Azure Data Factory
10 3 (1.28%) Boomi
10 3 (1.28%) Firebase
10 3 (1.28%) GCP
10 3 (1.28%) Microsoft 365
10 3 (1.28%) Power Automate
10 3 (1.28%) Sauce Labs
11 2 (0.85%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.85%) LAN
1 2 (0.85%) Unified Communications
1 2 (0.85%) WAN
2 1 (0.43%) ATM
2 1 (0.43%) RFID
2 1 (0.43%) SMS
2 1 (0.43%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (11.54%) SQL Server
2 10 (4.27%) Relational Database
3 7 (2.99%) DynamoDB
4 6 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (2.56%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (2.14%) Redis
6 4 (1.71%) Power BI
7 3 (1.28%) Data Lake
7 3 (1.28%) Data Mining
7 3 (1.28%) MySQL
7 3 (1.28%) NoSQL
7 3 (1.28%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (0.85%) MongoDB
8 2 (0.85%) Snowflake Schema
8 2 (0.85%) Tableau
9 1 (0.43%) Amazon Aurora
9 1 (0.43%) Amazon Redshift
9 1 (0.43%) NonStop SQL
9 1 (0.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 19 (8.12%) JIRA
2 14 (5.98%) Git (software)
3 5 (2.14%) Cucumber
3 5 (2.14%) Postman
4 4 (1.71%) Bitbucket
4 4 (1.71%) Jenkins
4 4 (1.71%) Selenium
4 4 (1.71%) SpecFlow
5 3 (1.28%) Android Studio
5 3 (1.28%) Appium
5 3 (1.28%) git-flow
5 3 (1.28%) Jasmine
5 3 (1.28%) SoapUI
5 3 (1.28%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (1.28%) TeamCity
5 3 (1.28%) TestNG
5 3 (1.28%) Zephyr
6 2 (0.85%) Cypress.io
6 2 (0.85%) Robot Framework
6 2 (0.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 63 (26.92%) Social Skills
2 48 (20.51%) Finance
3 28 (11.97%) Retail
4 16 (6.84%) Public Sector
5 15 (6.41%) Analytical Skills
6 13 (5.56%) Aerospace
6 13 (5.56%) Influencing Skills
7 9 (3.85%) Banking
8 8 (3.42%) Presentation Skills
9 7 (2.99%) Automotive
10 6 (2.56%) Marketing
11 5 (2.14%) Manufacturing
12 3 (1.28%) Law
13 2 (0.85%) Documentation Skills
13 2 (0.85%) Organisational Skills
13 2 (0.85%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.85%) Telecoms
14 1 (0.43%) Billing
14 1 (0.43%) Police
14 1 (0.43%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 57 (24.36%) Developer
1 57 (24.36%) Project Manager
2 31 (13.25%) Analyst
3 27 (11.54%) Business Analyst
4 18 (7.69%) Software Developer
5 16 (6.84%) .NET Developer
6 12 (5.13%) Scrum Master
7 10 (4.27%) Architect
7 10 (4.27%) IT Manager
8 9 (3.85%) Infrastructure Manager
8 9 (3.85%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 8 (3.42%) Development Manager
9 8 (3.42%) IT Project Manager
10 7 (2.99%) Software Engineer
11 6 (2.56%) Agile Scrum Master
11 6 (2.56%) Delivery Manager
11 6 (2.56%) Development Project Manager
11 6 (2.56%) Product Owner
11 6 (2.56%) Senior Manager
11 6 (2.56%) Test Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (24.36%) .NET
2 21 (8.97%) HTML
3 20 (8.55%) CSS
4 15 (6.41%) .NET Framework
5 14 (5.98%) .NET Core
5 14 (5.98%) AngularJS
5 14 (5.98%) RESTful
6 13 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web API
6 13 (5.56%) HTML5
7 10 (4.27%) React
8 8 (3.42%) ASP.NET
8 8 (3.42%) Node.js
9 7 (2.99%) REST
9 7 (2.99%) Velocity
10 6 (2.56%) CSS3
10 6 (2.56%) Jest
10 6 (2.56%) jQuery
10 6 (2.56%) SOAP
10 6 (2.56%) XML
11 5 (2.14%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 12 (5.13%) Virtual Team
2 10 (4.27%) Mobile App
3 9 (3.85%) User Experience
4 8 (3.42%) NHS
5 7 (2.99%) Greenfield Project
5 7 (2.99%) Self-Motivation
6 5 (2.14%) Data Centre
7 3 (1.28%) Mainframe
7 3 (1.28%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.85%) AS400
8 2 (0.85%) Cloud Native
8 2 (0.85%) Clustering
8 2 (0.85%) Data Protection Act
8 2 (0.85%) Legacy Systems
8 2 (0.85%) Mobile Banking
8 2 (0.85%) Public Cloud
8 2 (0.85%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.43%) Analytical Mindset
9 1 (0.43%) Hedge funds
9 1 (0.43%) Legacy Code
Operating Systems
1 5 (2.14%) Android
2 3 (1.28%) Windows
3 1 (0.43%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (30.34%) Scrum
2 49 (20.94%) Project Management
3 46 (19.66%) DevOps
4 41 (17.52%) Stakeholder Management
5 36 (15.38%) SDLC
6 32 (13.68%) Project Delivery
7 31 (13.25%) Waterfall
8 28 (11.97%) E-Commerce
9 25 (10.68%) CI/CD
9 25 (10.68%) Test Automation
10 23 (9.83%) Coaching
10 23 (9.83%) Problem-Solving
10 23 (9.83%) Requirements Gathering
10 23 (9.83%) Software Testing
11 22 (9.40%) MVC
11 22 (9.40%) TDD
12 20 (8.55%) Mentoring
12 20 (8.55%) PRINCE2
13 19 (8.12%) Microservices
13 19 (8.12%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 52 (22.22%) C#
2 27 (11.54%) JavaScript
3 19 (8.12%) Java
4 14 (5.98%) Python
4 14 (5.98%) SQL
4 14 (5.98%) TypeScript
5 11 (4.70%) C++
6 8 (3.42%) PowerShell
7 3 (1.28%) MATLAB
7 3 (1.28%) Objective-C
7 3 (1.28%) PHP
8 2 (0.85%) JSX
8 2 (0.85%) R
8 2 (0.85%) Ruby
9 1 (0.43%) Groovy
9 1 (0.43%) SOQL
9 1 (0.43%) SOSL
9 1 (0.43%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.43%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.43%) XAML
Qualifications
1 15 (6.41%) Degree
2 10 (4.27%) Security Cleared
3 7 (2.99%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (2.99%) SC Cleared
4 4 (1.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (0.85%) CCIE
5 2 (0.85%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (0.85%) HNC
5 2 (0.85%) HND
5 2 (0.85%) MCSE
5 2 (0.85%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.85%) VCAP
6 1 (0.43%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.43%) CSPO
6 1 (0.43%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.85%) Accessibility
1 9 (3.85%) PMO
1 9 (3.85%) QA
2 3 (1.28%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.85%) SLA
4 1 (0.43%) IFRS
System Software
1 9 (3.85%) Docker
2 2 (0.85%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.43%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 6 (2.56%) Kubernetes
2 2 (0.85%) Terraform
3 1 (0.43%) Business Desktop Deployment
3 1 (0.43%) Grafana
3 1 (0.43%) Kibana
3 1 (0.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 50 (21.37%) Microsoft
2 20 (8.55%) SAP
3 4 (1.71%) Cisco
3 4 (1.71%) VMware
4 3 (1.28%) Ariba
4 3 (1.28%) Dell
4 3 (1.28%) Google
4 3 (1.28%) Jitterbit
5 2 (0.85%) Atlassian
5 2 (0.85%) CA Agile Central
5 2 (0.85%) NetApp
5 2 (0.85%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (0.85%) Xamarin
6 1 (0.43%) CA
6 1 (0.43%) Cadence
6 1 (0.43%) Citrix
6 1 (0.43%) HP
6 1 (0.43%) MuleSoft
6 1 (0.43%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.43%) Solace