Period
to 26 May 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 26 May 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
26 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 550 496 496
Rank change year-on-year -54 0 +100
Contract jobs citing Agile Project Management 315 328 404
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.34% 0.39% 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.40% 0.46% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 216 273
England median daily rate £485 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.78% -5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £348 £350 £325
90th Percentile £575 £650 £675
UK median daily rate £475 £463 £480
% change year-on-year +2.70% -3.65% +6.67%
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 79,688 71,354 81,898
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 85.89% 84.80% 84.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 52,915 47,095 54,545
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.94%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £263
90th Percentile £638 £625 £613
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,109 1,886 2,108
England median hourly rate £22.00 £25.50 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.73% +8.51% +11.90%
10th Percentile £11.18 £11.61 £11.63
90th Percentile £50.00 £51.50 £50.61
UK median hourly rate £22.00 £25.06 £25.00
% change year-on-year -12.21% +0.24% +19.05%

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 26 May 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 26 May 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 -52 160 £517 +5.95% 11
North of England -30 56 £433 +8.19% 9
South East -2 53 £475 +2.21% 5
Midlands -11 30 £450 -0.55% 3
North West -8 27 £475 +26.67% 3
Yorkshire -7 25 £423 -15.50% 5
West Midlands -20 20 £475 +2.15%
East of England -14 10 £475 -9.52% 4
East Midlands -1 8 £347 -16.39% 3
South West +15 6 £450 -10.00% 4
North East -23 4 £425 +6.25% 1
Agile Project Management
UK

For the 6 months to 26 May 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.

1 315 (100.00%) Project Management
1 315 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 132 (41.90%) Scrum
3 103 (32.70%) User Stories
4 80 (25.40%) Stakeholder Management
5 73 (23.17%) Mentoring
6 70 (22.22%) Service Delivery
7 59 (18.73%) Coaching
8 58 (18.41%) Finance
9 56 (17.78%) Analytical Skills
10 52 (16.51%) PRINCE2
11 44 (13.97%) Problem-Solving
12 39 (12.38%) JIRA
13 34 (10.79%) HTML
13 34 (10.79%) Security Cleared
14 33 (10.48%) JavaScript
15 28 (8.89%) Open Source
16 27 (8.57%) Amazon AWS
16 27 (8.57%) DevOps
16 27 (8.57%) CSS
17 26 (8.25%) Java
17 26 (8.25%) SC Cleared
18 24 (7.62%) Kanban
18 24 (7.62%) Microsoft
19 22 (6.98%) Degree
20 21 (6.67%) TDD
20 21 (6.67%) Programme Management
20 21 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
21 20 (6.35%) Stakeholder Engagement
21 20 (6.35%) Docker

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 13 (4.13%) CMS
1 13 (4.13%) Confluence
2 12 (3.81%) SharePoint
3 11 (3.49%) Tomcat
4 9 (2.86%) Apache
4 9 (2.86%) JBoss
5 4 (1.27%) Apache Spark
6 3 (0.95%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.63%) ColdFusion
7 2 (0.63%) Jadu
8 1 (0.32%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.32%) Alfresco
8 1 (0.32%) Drupal
8 1 (0.32%) Kentico
8 1 (0.32%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.32%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.32%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 18 (5.71%) Microsoft Project
2 9 (2.86%) MS Visio
3 6 (1.90%) Microsoft Excel
4 4 (1.27%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (0.32%) Final Cut Pro
5 1 (0.32%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (1.59%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.63%) Magento
2 2 (0.63%) SAP CO
2 2 (0.63%) SAP FI
2 2 (0.63%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.32%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 27 (8.57%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (5.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (4.44%) Office 365
4 13 (4.13%) PaaS
5 11 (3.49%) npm
6 9 (2.86%) OpenShift
7 6 (1.90%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
8 5 (1.59%) IaaS
9 3 (0.95%) SaaS
10 2 (0.63%) Adobe Analytics
10 2 (0.63%) Dynamics 365
10 2 (0.63%) Trello
11 1 (0.32%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.32%) Asana
11 1 (0.32%) Google Analytics
11 1 (0.32%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.54%) LAN
2 7 (2.22%) DNS
3 5 (1.59%) Internet
4 2 (0.63%) Firewall
4 2 (0.63%) PBX
4 2 (0.63%) SMS
4 2 (0.63%) SSL
4 2 (0.63%) VoIP
5 1 (0.32%) DMZ
5 1 (0.32%) HTTP
5 1 (0.32%) MPLS
5 1 (0.32%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (4.44%) SQL Server
2 11 (3.49%) SQL Server 2008
2 11 (3.49%) SQL Server 2012
3 10 (3.17%) Big Data
3 10 (3.17%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (2.54%) Power BI
5 5 (1.59%) Relational Database
6 4 (1.27%) MySQL
7 3 (0.95%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 3 (0.95%) Hadoop
7 3 (0.95%) MongoDB
7 3 (0.95%) NoSQL
7 3 (0.95%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (0.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (0.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (0.95%) Star Schema
8 2 (0.63%) Apache Hive
8 2 (0.63%) HBase
8 2 (0.63%) QlikView
8 2 (0.63%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 39 (12.38%) JIRA
2 12 (3.81%) Octopus Deploy
3 11 (3.49%) webpack
4 6 (1.90%) Jenkins
5 5 (1.59%) Selenium
5 5 (1.59%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (1.27%) Appium
6 4 (1.27%) WebDriver
7 3 (0.95%) JMeter
7 3 (0.95%) SoapUI
8 2 (0.63%) Applitools
8 2 (0.63%) Eclipse
8 2 (0.63%) Git (software)
8 2 (0.63%) GitLab
8 2 (0.63%) SonarQube
8 2 (0.63%) Sonatype Nexus
8 2 (0.63%) TestNG
8 2 (0.63%) VersionOne
9 1 (0.32%) Rational Team Concert
9 1 (0.32%) Zephyr
General
1 58 (18.41%) Finance
2 13 (4.13%) Marketing
3 11 (3.49%) Banking
4 8 (2.54%) Financial Institution
4 8 (2.54%) Law
5 5 (1.59%) Japanese Language
6 4 (1.27%) Retail
6 4 (1.27%) Telecoms
7 3 (0.95%) Automotive
7 3 (0.95%) Legal
7 3 (0.95%) Wholesale Banking
8 2 (0.63%) Electronics
8 2 (0.63%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.63%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.32%) Billing
9 1 (0.32%) Games
9 1 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 73 (23.17%) Delivery Manager
2 70 (22.22%) Project Manager
3 58 (18.41%) Scrum Master
4 31 (9.84%) Agile Delivery Manager
5 28 (8.89%) Developer
6 23 (7.30%) Analyst
7 22 (6.98%) Digital Delivery Manager
8 19 (6.03%) Agile Scrum Master
9 17 (5.40%) Product Manager
10 16 (5.08%) Business Analyst
11 15 (4.76%) Agile Project Manager
11 15 (4.76%) Digital Project Manager
12 13 (4.13%) Senior Manager
13 12 (3.81%) .NET Developer
14 11 (3.49%) Architect
14 11 (3.49%) C# .NET Developer
14 11 (3.49%) C# Developer
15 10 (3.17%) Senior .NET Developer
15 10 (3.17%) Senior C# Developer
15 10 (3.17%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (10.79%) HTML
2 27 (8.57%) CSS
3 20 (6.35%) .NET
4 19 (6.03%) AngularJS
5 14 (4.44%) HTML5
6 12 (3.81%) ASP.NET
6 12 (3.81%) ASP.NET Core
6 12 (3.81%) ASP.NET MVC
6 12 (3.81%) CSS3
6 12 (3.81%) Sass
6 12 (3.81%) Vue (Vue.js)
7 11 (3.49%) .NET Core
7 11 (3.49%) ASP.NET Web API
7 11 (3.49%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 10 (3.17%) jQuery
8 10 (3.17%) JSON
9 9 (2.86%) Middleware
9 9 (2.86%) Velocity
10 8 (2.54%) Ajax
10 8 (2.54%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 56 (17.78%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (3.49%) Management Information System
3 8 (2.54%) Computer Science
4 7 (2.22%) Data Centre
4 7 (2.22%) Hedge funds
4 7 (2.22%) User Experience
5 4 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (1.27%) PlayStation
5 4 (1.27%) Social Media
6 3 (0.95%) Data Structures
6 3 (0.95%) Mobile App
7 2 (0.63%) Credit Risk
7 2 (0.63%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (0.63%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (0.63%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.32%) Digital Wallet
8 1 (0.32%) Fintech
8 1 (0.32%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (0.32%) Social Network
8 1 (0.32%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 13 (4.13%) Linux
2 8 (2.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 8 (2.54%) Windows
3 5 (1.59%) Unix
4 3 (0.95%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (0.95%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (0.95%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.32%) Android
5 1 (0.32%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.32%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.32%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.32%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 315 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 315 (100.00%) Project Management
2 132 (41.90%) Scrum
3 103 (32.70%) User Stories
4 80 (25.40%) Stakeholder Management
5 73 (23.17%) Mentoring
6 70 (22.22%) Service Delivery
7 59 (18.73%) Coaching
8 52 (16.51%) PRINCE2
9 44 (13.97%) Problem-Solving
10 28 (8.89%) Open Source
11 27 (8.57%) DevOps
12 24 (7.62%) Kanban
13 21 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
13 21 (6.67%) Programme Management
13 21 (6.67%) TDD
14 20 (6.35%) ITIL
14 20 (6.35%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 19 (6.03%) Continuous Delivery
16 18 (5.71%) Project Governance
Programming Languages
1 33 (10.48%) JavaScript
2 26 (8.25%) Java
3 19 (6.03%) C#
4 16 (5.08%) Ruby
5 12 (3.81%) Python
5 12 (3.81%) SQL
6 11 (3.49%) TypeScript
7 8 (2.54%) Perl
8 7 (2.22%) C++
8 7 (2.22%) Go
9 4 (1.27%) Apex Code
10 3 (0.95%) C
10 3 (0.95%) PHP
11 2 (0.63%) R
11 2 (0.63%) Scala
12 1 (0.32%) Natural
12 1 (0.32%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.32%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 34 (10.79%) Security Cleared
2 26 (8.25%) SC Cleared
3 22 (6.98%) Degree
4 18 (5.71%) BPSS Clearance
5 8 (2.54%) ITIL Certification
5 8 (2.54%) PMP
6 6 (1.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 5 (1.59%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 4 (1.27%) APMP
9 3 (0.95%) CEH
9 3 (0.95%) CISA
9 3 (0.95%) CISM
9 3 (0.95%) CISSP
9 3 (0.95%) DBS Check
9 3 (0.95%) DV Cleared
9 3 (0.95%) MCP
9 3 (0.95%) MCSE
9 3 (0.95%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (0.95%) PMI Certification
10 2 (0.63%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.86%) PMO
2 5 (1.59%) Disclosure Scotland
2 5 (1.59%) GDPR
2 5 (1.59%) QA
3 4 (1.27%) SLA
4 3 (0.95%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (0.32%) Data Quality
System Software
1 20 (6.35%) Docker
2 3 (0.95%) Hyper-V
2 3 (0.95%) XenApp
3 2 (0.63%) Apache Flume
3 2 (0.63%) HDFS
4 1 (0.32%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.32%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.32%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 9 (2.86%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (2.54%) Kubernetes
3 4 (1.27%) HP ALM
4 3 (0.95%) Kibana
5 1 (0.32%) TeamSite
5 1 (0.32%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 24 (7.62%) Microsoft
2 14 (4.44%) Progress
3 11 (3.49%) Oracle
4 10 (3.17%) Cisco
5 9 (2.86%) Red Hat
6 8 (2.54%) SAP
7 7 (2.22%) F5
7 7 (2.22%) Infoblox
7 7 (2.22%) Salesforce.com
7 7 (2.22%) SevOne
8 4 (1.27%) HP
9 3 (0.95%) Citrix
9 3 (0.95%) Cloudera
9 3 (0.95%) Hortonworks
9 3 (0.95%) IBM
9 3 (0.95%) NetApp
9 3 (0.95%) VMware
10 2 (0.63%) ServiceNow
10 2 (0.63%) SolarWinds
10 2 (0.63%) Tableau