Period
to 18 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an Agile Coach was £590 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Coach
UK > England
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 658 696 721
Rank change year-on-year +38 +25 +27
Contract jobs requiring an Agile Coach 173 177 144
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.18% 0.18% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.19% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 122 94
England median daily rate £590 £528 £569
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.85% -7.25% +8.33%
10th Percentile £425 £425 £454
90th Percentile £738 £818 £725
UK median daily rate £590 £528 £550
% change year-on-year +11.85% -4.09% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
England median hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK median hourly rate £35.00 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
England
Contract vacancies in England with a recognized job title 88968 93021 99725
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.78% 94.77% 94.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 59275 61281 64512
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £263 £256 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £600
UK median daily rate £448 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.29% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2638 3004 3828
England median hourly rate £18.66 £18.50 £17.89
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.84% +3.41% +8.42%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £46.75 £45.00
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +3.89% - +9.09%

Agile Coach
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured Agile Coach in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Agile Coach in England

Agile Coach
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Agile Coach in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Agile Coach in England

Agile Coach
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Agile Coach in England over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Agile Coach in England

Agile Coach
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Coach within the England region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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
London -29 79 £600 +11.11% 7
South East +17 35 £600 +14.29%
Midlands +38 26 £500 -4.76%
East Midlands +22 21 £450 -35.71%
East of England - 19 £600 -
South West +16 9 £370 -17.78%
North of England +46 5 £457 -18.84% 2
West Midlands +30 3 £550 +4.76%
North West +23 3 £440 -
Yorkshire +8 2 £473 -15.91% 2
Agile Coach
UK

Agile Coach Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, Agile Coach contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region featuring Agile Coach in the job title.

1 173 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 128 (73.99%) Scrum
3 85 (49.13%) Coaching
4 72 (41.62%) Kanban
5 51 (29.48%) Continuous Improvement
6 40 (23.12%) User Stories
7 33 (19.08%) Finance
8 28 (16.18%) JIRA
9 26 (15.03%) Mentoring
10 25 (14.45%) Software Delivery
11 24 (13.87%) DevOps
12 23 (13.29%) TDD
13 22 (12.72%) BDD
14 21 (12.14%) Banking
15 17 (9.83%) Confluence
16 15 (8.67%) Virtual Team
17 14 (8.09%) Probabilistic Estimation
18 13 (7.51%) Acceptance Criteria
18 13 (7.51%) Stakeholder Management
19 12 (6.94%) User Acceptance Testing
19 12 (6.94%) Enterprise Software
19 12 (6.94%) JIRA Agile
20 11 (6.36%) SDLC
20 11 (6.36%) Waterfall
21 10 (5.78%) Project Management
21 10 (5.78%) SOA
22 9 (5.20%) Security Cleared
22 9 (5.20%) Product Management
23 8 (4.62%) Continuous Integration
23 8 (4.62%) Change Management

Agile Coach Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 (9.83%) Confluence
2 2 (1.16%) Alfresco
2 2 (1.16%) CMS
2 2 (1.16%) Drupal
2 2 (1.16%) Liferay
2 2 (1.16%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.58%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.58%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.73%) NGN
2 1 (0.58%) Network Security
2 1 (0.58%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.16%) Blockchain
1 2 (1.16%) Oracle Database
2 1 (0.58%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 28 (16.18%) JIRA
2 12 (6.94%) JIRA Agile
3 6 (3.47%) Subversion
4 5 (2.89%) Git (software)
5 4 (2.31%) VersionOne
6 3 (1.73%) Visual Studio Team System
7 2 (1.16%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.58%) Gerrit
8 1 (0.58%) Visual Studio
General
1 33 (19.08%) Finance
2 21 (12.14%) Banking
3 5 (2.89%) Retail
4 3 (1.73%) Publishing
4 3 (1.73%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.16%) Legal
6 1 (0.58%) Games
6 1 (0.58%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.58%) Marketing
6 1 (0.58%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.47%) Velocity
2 2 (1.16%) Node.js
3 1 (0.58%) HTML
3 1 (0.58%) React
Miscellaneous
1 15 (8.67%) Virtual Team
2 12 (6.94%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (2.31%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.16%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (1.16%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.16%) Reinsurance
5 1 (0.58%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.58%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.58%) Fintech
5 1 (0.58%) Online Games
5 1 (0.58%) RIA
5 1 (0.58%) Semantic Web
5 1 (0.58%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 173 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 128 (73.99%) Scrum
3 85 (49.13%) Coaching
4 72 (41.62%) Kanban
5 51 (29.48%) Continuous Improvement
6 40 (23.12%) User Stories
7 26 (15.03%) Mentoring
8 25 (14.45%) Software Delivery
9 24 (13.87%) DevOps
10 23 (13.29%) TDD
11 22 (12.72%) BDD
12 14 (8.09%) Probabilistic Estimation
13 13 (7.51%) Acceptance Criteria
13 13 (7.51%) Stakeholder Management
14 12 (6.94%) User Acceptance Testing
15 11 (6.36%) SDLC
15 11 (6.36%) Waterfall
16 10 (5.78%) Project Management
16 10 (5.78%) SOA
17 9 (5.20%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (3.47%) Java
2 1 (0.58%) Scala
Qualifications
1 9 (5.20%) Security Cleared
2 6 (3.47%) SC Cleared
3 5 (2.89%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (2.31%) Degree
5 1 (0.58%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.47%) QA
2 1 (0.58%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.58%) PSD2
Systems Management
1 2 (1.16%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (1.16%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (2.31%) Microsoft
1 4 (2.31%) Oracle
2 3 (1.73%) Atlassian
2 3 (1.73%) Progress
3 2 (1.16%) CA Agile Central
3 2 (1.16%) IBM
3 2 (1.16%) OpenText
4 1 (0.58%) HP