Period
to 25 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Agile Project Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Agile Project Management over the 6 months to 25 February 2018 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 Project Management
UK > England
6 months to
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 518 500 571
Rank change year-on-year -18 +71 +15
Contract jobs citing Agile Project Management 350 356 287
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.38% 0.40% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.45% 0.48% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 213 262 206
England median daily rate £500 £450 £473
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £338 £360 £313
90th Percentile £588 £588 £675
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £460
% change year-on-year +5.56% -2.17% +2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
England median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - -

Agile Project Management 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 England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 78,013 74,139 82,315
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 84.90% 84.07% 82.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 52,531 49,486 54,341
England median daily rate £455 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.00% +2.94% +4.94%
10th Percentile £297 £270 £263
90th Percentile £638 £625 £606
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,881 2,008 2,410
England median hourly rate £24.56 £25.00 £23.42
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.76% +6.75% +14.24%
10th Percentile £11.50 £11.46 £11.33
90th Percentile £50.50 £49.83 £50.00
UK median hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £24.85
% change year-on-year -4.00% +0.60% +22.14%

Agile Project Management
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Agile Project Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Agile Project Management in England

Agile Project Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Agile Project Management in England

Agile Project Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Agile Project Management in England over the 6 months to 25 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Agile Project Management in England

Agile Project Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Project Management in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Agile Project Management in England

Agile Project Management
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 Project Management within the England region over the 6 months to 25 February 2018. 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 -22 181 £525 +8.47% 13
North of England -5 72 £453 +13.25% 13
South East +11 46 £413 -10.81% 11
North West +18 38 £465 +12.05% 5
Yorkshire +4 30 £438 +1.45% 6
Midlands +7 22 £425 -10.53% 6
South West +27 17 £395 -10.23% 2
West Midlands +2 14 £450 -4.26% 6
East of England -18 10 £479 -1.79% 3
East Midlands +3 8 £350 -27.27%
North East +16 5 £550 +37.50% 2
Agile Project Management
UK

For the 6 months to 25 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Agile Project Management 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 England region with a requirement for Agile Project Management.

1 350 (100.00%) Project Management
1 350 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 139 (39.71%) Scrum
3 108 (30.86%) User Stories
4 105 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 79 (22.57%) Mentoring
6 78 (22.29%) Finance
7 65 (18.57%) Analytical Skills
8 64 (18.29%) Coaching
8 64 (18.29%) PRINCE2
9 62 (17.71%) Security Cleared
10 60 (17.14%) Service Delivery
11 58 (16.57%) JIRA
12 37 (10.57%) Continuous Integration
12 37 (10.57%) SC Cleared
12 37 (10.57%) Continuous Delivery
13 36 (10.29%) Kanban
14 34 (9.71%) DevOps
14 34 (9.71%) Migration
14 34 (9.71%) Digital Transformation Programme
15 33 (9.43%) Java
15 33 (9.43%) Office 365
16 30 (8.57%) Microsoft
17 29 (8.29%) Microsoft Project
17 29 (8.29%) Amazon AWS
18 28 (8.00%) Project Governance
19 26 (7.43%) Data Protection
20 25 (7.14%) Confluence
20 25 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
20 25 (7.14%) Degree

Agile Project Management
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 25 (7.14%) Confluence
2 19 (5.43%) SharePoint
3 18 (5.14%) CMS
4 11 (3.14%) Tomcat
5 9 (2.57%) Apache
5 9 (2.57%) JBoss
6 3 (0.86%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 3 (0.86%) Apache Spark
6 3 (0.86%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.57%) ColdFusion
7 2 (0.57%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.29%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.29%) Kentico
8 1 (0.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.29%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.29%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.29%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 29 (8.29%) Microsoft Project
2 17 (4.86%) Microsoft Office
3 10 (2.86%) MS Visio
4 9 (2.57%) Microsoft Excel
5 5 (1.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (0.57%) Mingle
7 1 (0.29%) Final Cut Pro
7 1 (0.29%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (0.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.57%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 2 (0.57%) SAP CO
2 2 (0.57%) SAP FI
2 2 (0.57%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.29%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 33 (9.43%) Office 365
2 29 (8.29%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (4.00%) PaaS
4 12 (3.43%) OpenShift
5 11 (3.14%) Trello
6 9 (2.57%) Slack
7 8 (2.29%) Microsoft Azure
8 3 (0.86%) IaaS
8 3 (0.86%) SaaS
9 2 (0.57%) Dynamics 365
10 1 (0.29%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.29%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.86%) Internet
2 2 (0.57%) Intranet
3 1 (0.29%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (2.57%) Big Data
1 9 (2.57%) Data Warehouse
1 9 (2.57%) Relational Database
2 7 (2.00%) Power BI
3 5 (1.43%) Clusterpoint
4 4 (1.14%) MySQL
5 3 (0.86%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 3 (0.86%) Hadoop
5 3 (0.86%) MongoDB
5 3 (0.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (0.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (0.86%) Star Schema
6 2 (0.57%) Data Lake
6 2 (0.57%) NoSQL
6 2 (0.57%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (0.57%) SQL Server
6 2 (0.57%) Text Mining
7 1 (0.29%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 58 (16.57%) JIRA
2 16 (4.57%) Jenkins
3 8 (2.29%) Appium
3 8 (2.29%) Selenium
3 8 (2.29%) WebDriver
4 6 (1.71%) Applitools
4 6 (1.71%) TestDirector
5 5 (1.43%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (1.43%) VersionOne
6 4 (1.14%) Git (software)
6 4 (1.14%) Sonatype Nexus
7 3 (0.86%) JIRA Agile
7 3 (0.86%) TeamCity
8 2 (0.57%) Checkstyle
8 2 (0.57%) Cucumber
8 2 (0.57%) FxCop
8 2 (0.57%) Hudson
8 2 (0.57%) JMeter
8 2 (0.57%) Maven
8 2 (0.57%) TestNG
General
1 78 (22.29%) Finance
2 15 (4.29%) Financial Institution
3 11 (3.14%) Banking
4 10 (2.86%) Marketing
5 8 (2.29%) Law
6 7 (2.00%) Japanese Language
7 6 (1.71%) Retail
8 4 (1.14%) Legal
8 4 (1.14%) Telecoms
9 3 (0.86%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.57%) Advertising
10 2 (0.57%) Automotive
10 2 (0.57%) Billing
10 2 (0.57%) Electronics
10 2 (0.57%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.57%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.29%) Back Office
11 1 (0.29%) Front Office
11 1 (0.29%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 105 (30.00%) Delivery Manager
2 83 (23.71%) Project Manager
3 59 (16.86%) Scrum Master
4 35 (10.00%) Digital Delivery Manager
5 34 (9.71%) Agile Delivery Manager
6 29 (8.29%) Senior Manager
7 27 (7.71%) Analyst
8 23 (6.57%) Agile Project Manager
9 20 (5.71%) Agile Scrum Master
10 17 (4.86%) Business Analyst
11 16 (4.57%) Digital Project Manager
11 16 (4.57%) Senior Project Manager
12 14 (4.00%) Senior Delivery Manager
13 12 (3.43%) Agile Business Analyst
13 12 (3.43%) Architect
13 12 (3.43%) CRM Manager
13 12 (3.43%) Implementation Manager
14 11 (3.14%) Product Manager
15 10 (2.86%) Developer
15 10 (2.86%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (6.00%) HTML
2 14 (4.00%) Web Services
3 12 (3.43%) CSS
4 11 (3.14%) .NET
5 10 (2.86%) Middleware
6 9 (2.57%) jQuery
6 9 (2.57%) XML
7 8 (2.29%) Ajax
7 8 (2.29%) J2EE
7 8 (2.29%) JSON
8 6 (1.71%) Flash
8 6 (1.71%) Velocity
9 3 (0.86%) Elastic Stack
9 3 (0.86%) Oracle Fusion
10 2 (0.57%) AngularJS
10 2 (0.57%) IBM Integration Bus
10 2 (0.57%) Natural Language Processing
11 1 (0.29%) Backbone.js
11 1 (0.29%) React
11 1 (0.29%) Vue (Vue.js)
Miscellaneous
1 65 (18.57%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (6.57%) Management Information System
3 16 (4.57%) Data Protection Act
4 8 (2.29%) Computer Science
4 8 (2.29%) PlayStation
5 7 (2.00%) User Experience
6 5 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (1.43%) PMI
7 4 (1.14%) NHS
7 4 (1.14%) Virtual Team
8 3 (0.86%) Credit Risk
8 3 (0.86%) Data Structures
8 3 (0.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 3 (0.86%) Market Risk
9 2 (0.57%) Greenfield Project
9 2 (0.57%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.29%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.29%) Data Centre
10 1 (0.29%) Hybrid Cloud
10 1 (0.29%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 13 (3.71%) Windows
2 12 (3.43%) Linux
3 11 (3.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (1.43%) Windows 10
4 5 (1.43%) Windows 7
5 3 (0.86%) Unix
6 1 (0.29%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 350 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 350 (100.00%) Project Management
2 139 (39.71%) Scrum
3 108 (30.86%) User Stories
4 105 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 79 (22.57%) Mentoring
6 64 (18.29%) Coaching
6 64 (18.29%) PRINCE2
7 60 (17.14%) Service Delivery
8 37 (10.57%) Continuous Delivery
8 37 (10.57%) Continuous Integration
9 36 (10.29%) Kanban
10 34 (9.71%) DevOps
10 34 (9.71%) Digital Transformation Programme
10 34 (9.71%) Migration
11 28 (8.00%) Project Governance
12 26 (7.43%) Data Protection
13 25 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
14 24 (6.86%) Continuous Improvement
14 24 (6.86%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (9.43%) Java
2 21 (6.00%) JavaScript
3 19 (5.43%) Ruby
4 16 (4.57%) Python
5 9 (2.57%) C#
6 8 (2.29%) Go
6 8 (2.29%) Perl
6 8 (2.29%) SQL
7 7 (2.00%) C
7 7 (2.00%) C++
8 3 (0.86%) R
9 1 (0.29%) PHP
9 1 (0.29%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.29%) Scala
Qualifications
1 62 (17.71%) Security Cleared
2 37 (10.57%) SC Cleared
3 25 (7.14%) Degree
4 21 (6.00%) BPSS Clearance
5 10 (2.86%) CTC Cleared
6 8 (2.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 7 (2.00%) PMI Certification
7 7 (2.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 6 (1.71%) ITIL Certification
8 6 (1.71%) PMP
9 5 (1.43%) APMP
10 3 (0.86%) CEH
10 3 (0.86%) CISA
10 3 (0.86%) CISM
10 3 (0.86%) CISSP
10 3 (0.86%) DV Cleared
11 2 (0.57%) APMG
11 2 (0.57%) CCAB
11 2 (0.57%) Computer Science Degree
11 2 (0.57%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.71%) PMO
2 7 (2.00%) QA
3 5 (1.43%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.57%) SLA
5 1 (0.29%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 13 (3.71%) Docker
2 1 (0.29%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.29%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.29%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.29%) VMware Workstation
2 1 (0.29%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 13 (3.71%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (3.14%) Kubernetes
3 6 (1.71%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (1.14%) SCCM
5 3 (0.86%) Kibana
6 2 (0.57%) HP ALM
7 1 (0.29%) Ansible
7 1 (0.29%) Puppet
7 1 (0.29%) Salt
7 1 (0.29%) TeamSite
7 1 (0.29%) Terraform
Vendors
1 30 (8.57%) Microsoft
2 16 (4.57%) Salesforce.com
3 14 (4.00%) Progress
4 12 (3.43%) Red Hat
5 7 (2.00%) Oracle
6 6 (1.71%) SAP
7 3 (0.86%) CA Agile Central
7 3 (0.86%) Cloudera
7 3 (0.86%) Hortonworks
7 3 (0.86%) IBM
8 2 (0.57%) HP
9 1 (0.29%) Cadence
9 1 (0.29%) Cisco
9 1 (0.29%) Citrix
9 1 (0.29%) MuleSoft
9 1 (0.29%) NetApp
9 1 (0.29%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.29%) TIBCO
9 1 (0.29%) VMware
9 1 (0.29%) WSO2