Period
to 16 August 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 16 August 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
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 587 515 486
Rank change year-on-year -72 -29 +121
Contract jobs citing Agile Project Management 295 310 447
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.32% 0.35% 0.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.37% 0.41% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 189 289
England median daily rate £470 £500 £460
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.00% +8.70% +2.22%
10th Percentile £340 £350 £340
90th Percentile £588 £615 £665
UK median daily rate £460 £496 £462
% change year-on-year -7.30% +7.43% +2.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
England median hourly rate £67.50 - -
UK median hourly rate £67.50 - £17.00

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 80,623 75,637 85,743
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 86.32% 85.76% 85.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 53,688 49,933 57,204
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.42%
10th Percentile £300 £281 £263
90th Percentile £638 £625 £606
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,175 1,877 2,060
England median hourly rate £21.50 £23.50 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.51% - +8.60%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.25 £11.71
90th Percentile £50.00 £50.00 £47.83
UK median hourly rate £21.00 £24.49 £23.50
% change year-on-year -14.23% +4.19% +8.47%

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 16 August 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 16 August 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 -24 143 £500 - 16
North of England +10 56 £434 +8.44% 4
South East -8 44 £463 +1.37% 5
Midlands -12 34 £470 -6.00% 4
West Midlands -23 29 £473 -8.43% 3
North West -10 24 £480 +28.00% 3
Yorkshire +2 23 £411 +1.54%
East of England -23 11 £425 -15.00% 4
North East -7 10 £350 -17.65% 1
South West -7 7 £563 +12.50% 8
East Midlands -10 3 - - 1
Agile Project Management
UK

For the 6 months to 16 August 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.

1 295 (100.00%) Project Management
1 295 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 129 (43.73%) Scrum
3 73 (24.75%) User Stories
4 65 (22.03%) Stakeholder Management
5 62 (21.02%) Service Delivery
6 60 (20.34%) Mentoring
6 60 (20.34%) Coaching
7 57 (19.32%) JIRA
8 53 (17.97%) PRINCE2
9 51 (17.29%) Finance
10 44 (14.92%) Analytical Skills
11 36 (12.20%) Security Cleared
12 35 (11.86%) Amazon AWS
13 32 (10.85%) Problem-Solving
14 31 (10.51%) SC Cleared
14 31 (10.51%) HTML
15 30 (10.17%) JavaScript
16 29 (9.83%) Microsoft Azure
17 28 (9.49%) CSS
18 26 (8.81%) TDD
18 26 (8.81%) Programme Management
18 26 (8.81%) Confluence
18 26 (8.81%) AngularJS
19 25 (8.47%) DevOps
20 23 (7.80%) Open Source
20 23 (7.80%) Decision-Making
21 22 (7.46%) Web Development
22 21 (7.12%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
23 20 (6.78%) Kanban

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 26 (8.81%) Confluence
2 8 (2.71%) CMS
3 4 (1.36%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.02%) Apache Spark
4 3 (1.02%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (0.68%) Jadu
6 1 (0.34%) Alfresco
6 1 (0.34%) Apache
6 1 (0.34%) Drupal
6 1 (0.34%) JBoss
6 1 (0.34%) Kentico
6 1 (0.34%) SAS
6 1 (0.34%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (1.69%) Microsoft Project
1 5 (1.69%) MS Visio
2 4 (1.36%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (1.02%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.34%) Final Cut Pro
4 1 (0.34%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (1.02%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.68%) Sentinel
3 1 (0.34%) Magento
3 1 (0.34%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 35 (11.86%) Amazon AWS
2 29 (9.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (5.08%) npm
4 10 (3.39%) Amazon S3
5 9 (3.05%) Cloud Computing
6 8 (2.71%) GitHub
7 6 (2.03%) Office 365
7 6 (2.03%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
8 3 (1.02%) PaaS
9 2 (0.68%) Adobe Analytics
9 2 (0.68%) IaaS
10 1 (0.34%) Asana
10 1 (0.34%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.34%) Google Analytics
10 1 (0.34%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.34%) OpenShift
10 1 (0.34%) SaaS
10 1 (0.34%) SuccessFactors
10 1 (0.34%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.71%) LAN
2 7 (2.37%) DNS
3 3 (1.02%) Internet
4 2 (0.68%) Firewall
4 2 (0.68%) PBX
4 2 (0.68%) SMS
4 2 (0.68%) SSL
4 2 (0.68%) VoIP
4 2 (0.68%) WAN
5 1 (0.34%) DMZ
5 1 (0.34%) MPLS
5 1 (0.34%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (6.44%) SQL Server
2 15 (5.08%) Big Data
2 15 (5.08%) SQL Server 2008
2 15 (5.08%) SQL Server 2012
3 12 (4.07%) MySQL
4 11 (3.73%) MongoDB
5 9 (3.05%) InfluxDB
6 4 (1.36%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (1.36%) Hadoop
6 4 (1.36%) Power BI
7 3 (1.02%) Apache Hive
7 3 (1.02%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (1.02%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.68%) Data Lake
8 2 (0.68%) HBase
8 2 (0.68%) MS Access
8 2 (0.68%) NoSQL
8 2 (0.68%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (0.68%) QlikView
9 1 (0.34%) Adabas
Development Applications
1 57 (19.32%) JIRA
2 16 (5.42%) Octopus Deploy
3 15 (5.08%) Jenkins
3 15 (5.08%) webpack
4 8 (2.71%) Bitbucket
5 5 (1.69%) Git (software)
5 5 (1.69%) Selenium
5 5 (1.69%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (1.02%) VersionOne
7 2 (0.68%) Appium
7 2 (0.68%) Applitools
7 2 (0.68%) JMeter
7 2 (0.68%) JUnit
7 2 (0.68%) NeoLoad
7 2 (0.68%) SoapUI
7 2 (0.68%) TestNG
7 2 (0.68%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.34%) Subversion
8 1 (0.34%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.34%) Xcode
General
1 51 (17.29%) Finance
2 12 (4.07%) Marketing
3 11 (3.73%) Law
4 8 (2.71%) Banking
4 8 (2.71%) Financial Institution
5 5 (1.69%) Automotive
6 3 (1.02%) Games
6 3 (1.02%) Retail
6 3 (1.02%) Wholesale Banking
7 1 (0.34%) Advertising
7 1 (0.34%) Billing
7 1 (0.34%) Electronics
7 1 (0.34%) Japanese Language
7 1 (0.34%) Legal
7 1 (0.34%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.34%) Publishing
7 1 (0.34%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.34%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 68 (23.05%) Project Manager
2 58 (19.66%) Scrum Master
3 46 (15.59%) Delivery Manager
4 31 (10.51%) Developer
5 24 (8.14%) Analyst
6 21 (7.12%) Agile Delivery Manager
7 19 (6.44%) Agile Project Manager
8 18 (6.10%) Business Analyst
9 17 (5.76%) .NET Developer
9 17 (5.76%) Agile Scrum Master
10 15 (5.08%) C# .NET Developer
10 15 (5.08%) C# Developer
10 15 (5.08%) Senior Developer
11 14 (4.75%) Product Manager
11 14 (4.75%) Senior .NET Developer
11 14 (4.75%) Senior C# .NET Developer
11 14 (4.75%) Senior C# Developer
11 14 (4.75%) Technical Manager
12 13 (4.41%) Digital Project Manager
12 13 (4.41%) Product Owner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (10.51%) HTML
2 28 (9.49%) CSS
3 26 (8.81%) AngularJS
4 19 (6.44%) .NET
4 19 (6.44%) Sass
5 18 (6.10%) Velocity
6 17 (5.76%) ASP.NET
6 17 (5.76%) CSS3
6 17 (5.76%) HTML5
7 16 (5.42%) ASP.NET Core
7 16 (5.42%) ASP.NET MVC
8 15 (5.08%) .NET Core
8 15 (5.08%) ASP.NET Web API
8 15 (5.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 15 (5.08%) Vue.js
9 7 (2.37%) Web Services
10 6 (2.03%) XML
11 5 (1.69%) JSON
12 4 (1.36%) Visualforce
13 3 (1.02%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 44 (14.92%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (3.05%) User Experience
3 8 (2.71%) Data Centre
4 7 (2.37%) Hedge funds
5 6 (2.03%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (1.69%) Mobile App
7 4 (1.36%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.36%) Social Media
8 3 (1.02%) Video on Demand
9 2 (0.68%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.68%) Credit Risk
9 2 (0.68%) Fintech
9 2 (0.68%) Greenfield Project
9 2 (0.68%) Marketing Technology
9 2 (0.68%) Over-the-Top Content
9 2 (0.68%) PlayStation
9 2 (0.68%) PMI
9 2 (0.68%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.34%) Digital Wallet
10 1 (0.34%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 8 (2.71%) Linux
2 4 (1.36%) Unix
2 4 (1.36%) Windows
3 3 (1.02%) Apple iOS
4 2 (0.68%) Android
4 2 (0.68%) Solaris
4 2 (0.68%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (0.68%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (0.68%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.34%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 295 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 295 (100.00%) Project Management
2 129 (43.73%) Scrum
3 73 (24.75%) User Stories
4 65 (22.03%) Stakeholder Management
5 62 (21.02%) Service Delivery
6 60 (20.34%) Coaching
6 60 (20.34%) Mentoring
7 53 (17.97%) PRINCE2
8 32 (10.85%) Problem-Solving
9 26 (8.81%) Programme Management
9 26 (8.81%) TDD
10 25 (8.47%) DevOps
11 23 (7.80%) Decision-Making
11 23 (7.80%) Open Source
12 22 (7.46%) Web Development
13 20 (6.78%) Continuous Integration
13 20 (6.78%) Kanban
13 20 (6.78%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 19 (6.44%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 30 (10.17%) JavaScript
2 17 (5.76%) C#
3 16 (5.42%) SQL
4 15 (5.08%) TypeScript
5 12 (4.07%) Java
6 11 (3.73%) Python
7 4 (1.36%) Apex Code
7 4 (1.36%) R
7 4 (1.36%) Scala
8 3 (1.02%) Go
8 3 (1.02%) PHP
9 2 (0.68%) Bash Shell
9 2 (0.68%) PL/SQL
9 2 (0.68%) PowerShell
9 2 (0.68%) VB
9 2 (0.68%) VBA
10 1 (0.34%) Apple Swift
10 1 (0.34%) Natural
10 1 (0.34%) Ruby
10 1 (0.34%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 36 (12.20%) Security Cleared
2 31 (10.51%) SC Cleared
3 21 (7.12%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 10 (3.39%) Degree
5 9 (3.05%) BPSS Clearance
6 7 (2.37%) DV Cleared
7 6 (2.03%) PMP
8 4 (1.36%) APMP
8 4 (1.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 3 (1.02%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (1.02%) PMI Certification
10 2 (0.68%) CCNA
10 2 (0.68%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.68%) JNCIP
10 2 (0.68%) MBA
10 2 (0.68%) MCP
10 2 (0.68%) MCSE
10 2 (0.68%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (0.68%) RHCE
11 1 (0.34%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.39%) PMO
2 8 (2.71%) QA
3 5 (1.69%) GDPR
4 4 (1.36%) SLA
5 3 (1.02%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 2 (0.68%) COBIT
6 2 (0.68%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.34%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.34%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 19 (6.44%) Docker
2 3 (1.02%) HDFS
3 2 (0.68%) Apache Flume
3 2 (0.68%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.68%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (2.71%) Prometheus
2 4 (1.36%) Kubernetes
3 3 (1.02%) Ansible
3 3 (1.02%) HP ALM
3 3 (1.02%) Kibana
3 3 (1.02%) Mesos
3 3 (1.02%) Terraform
4 1 (0.34%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.34%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.34%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 13 (4.41%) Microsoft
2 11 (3.73%) Tableau
3 9 (3.05%) Alteryx
3 9 (3.05%) Cisco
4 8 (2.71%) New Relic
4 8 (2.71%) SAP
5 7 (2.37%) F5
5 7 (2.37%) Infoblox
5 7 (2.37%) Oracle
5 7 (2.37%) SevOne
6 6 (2.03%) Salesforce.com
7 5 (1.69%) Google
8 4 (1.36%) Progress
8 4 (1.36%) Sony
9 3 (1.02%) Atlassian
9 3 (1.02%) Cloudera
9 3 (1.02%) Hortonworks
9 3 (1.02%) HP
9 3 (1.02%) ServiceNow
10 2 (0.68%) CheckPoint