Period
to 15 January 2019

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 15 January 2019 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
15 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 521 533 526
Rank change year-on-year +12 -7 +79
Contract jobs citing Agile Project Management 346 330 319
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.38% 0.36% 0.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.44% 0.42% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 224 207 225
England median daily rate £475 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% -4.26%
10th Percentile £327 £344 £360
90th Percentile £602 £588 £595
UK median daily rate £474 £480 £450
% change year-on-year -1.30% +6.67% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
England median hourly rate £65.00 - -
UK median hourly rate £65.00 £42.78 £17.00
% change year-on-year +51.96% +151.62% -

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 79,201 78,697 76,124
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 86.95% 85.95% 85.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 52,871 53,154 50,689
England median daily rate £475 £450 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +1.18%
10th Percentile £300 £288 £263
90th Percentile £650 £638 £613
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,955 1,825 2,131
England median hourly rate £23.50 £23.50 £23.34
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +0.69% +3.73%
10th Percentile £11.26 £11.29 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.50 £49.75 £47.83
UK median hourly rate £23.49 £23.11 £22.84
% change year-on-year +1.66% +1.19% -0.72%

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 15 January 2019.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Agile Project Management in England over the 6 months to 15 January 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 15 January 2019. 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 +26 188 £475 -9.09% 40
North of England -22 60 £475 - 11
South East -5 42 £450 +5.88% 8
Midlands +14 35 £475 -9.52% 4
West Midlands 0 33 £475 -13.64% 4
Yorkshire -5 31 £475 - 6
North West -22 18 £400 -11.60% 4
East of England +13 13 £419 -10.43% 1
North East -2 12 £300 -45.45% 1
South West -45 7 £625 +53.37% 4
East Midlands +5 2 £313 -10.71%
Agile Project Management
UK

For the 6 months to 15 January 2019, 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.

1 346 (100.00%) Project Management
1 346 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 157 (45.38%) Scrum
3 115 (33.24%) User Stories
4 76 (21.97%) JIRA
5 69 (19.94%) PRINCE2
6 62 (17.92%) Finance
7 60 (17.34%) Security Cleared
8 57 (16.47%) Service Delivery
9 51 (14.74%) Coaching
10 48 (13.87%) Stakeholder Management
11 47 (13.58%) Mentoring
11 47 (13.58%) SC Cleared
12 46 (13.29%) Kanban
13 44 (12.72%) Microsoft Azure
14 42 (12.14%) Continuous Integration
15 39 (11.27%) Confluence
16 30 (8.67%) Service Design
16 30 (8.67%) Analytical Skills
16 30 (8.67%) Programme Management
16 30 (8.67%) Microsoft
17 29 (8.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
18 28 (8.09%) TDD
19 25 (7.23%) Stakeholder Engagement
19 25 (7.23%) Problem-Solving
20 24 (6.94%) Git (software)
20 24 (6.94%) ITIL
21 23 (6.65%) Test Automation
21 23 (6.65%) Decision-Making
22 22 (6.36%) DevOps

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 39 (11.27%) Confluence
2 9 (2.60%) SharePoint
3 6 (1.73%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 5 (1.45%) CMS
5 2 (0.58%) Apache Spark
5 2 (0.58%) IIS
5 2 (0.58%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.29%) Alfresco
Applications
1 14 (4.05%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (3.18%) MS Visio
3 10 (2.89%) Microsoft Project
4 8 (2.31%) Microsoft Excel
5 4 (1.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (0.87%) Sentinel
2 2 (0.58%) Loan IQ
2 2 (0.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 44 (12.72%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (3.47%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (2.60%) Office 365
4 7 (2.02%) SaaS
5 6 (1.73%) Yammer
6 5 (1.45%) Google Cloud Platform
6 5 (1.45%) PaaS
6 5 (1.45%) Sauce Labs
6 5 (1.45%) Trello
7 4 (1.16%) OneDrive
7 4 (1.16%) Slack
8 3 (0.87%) IaaS
9 2 (0.58%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.58%) GitHub
9 2 (0.58%) npm
10 1 (0.29%) Adobe Analytics
10 1 (0.29%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.73%) Internet
2 5 (1.45%) Intranet
3 2 (0.58%) AMQP
4 1 (0.29%) Firewall
4 1 (0.29%) Skype
4 1 (0.29%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (2.89%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (2.02%) SQL Server
3 6 (1.73%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
3 6 (1.73%) Big Data
3 6 (1.73%) Relational Database
4 4 (1.16%) MongoDB
4 4 (1.16%) Power BI
5 3 (0.87%) InfluxDB
5 3 (0.87%) MySQL
6 2 (0.58%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.29%) CouchDB
7 1 (0.29%) Data Lake
7 1 (0.29%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.29%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.29%) Redis
Development Applications
1 76 (21.97%) JIRA
2 24 (6.94%) Git (software)
3 19 (5.49%) Jenkins
4 12 (3.47%) Visual Studio Team System
5 8 (2.31%) Selenium
5 8 (2.31%) Xcode
6 7 (2.02%) GitLab
6 7 (2.02%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (2.02%) VersionOne
7 6 (1.73%) WebDriver
8 5 (1.45%) Appium
8 5 (1.45%) Applitools
9 4 (1.16%) fastlane
10 3 (0.87%) Jasmine
10 3 (0.87%) Visual Studio
11 2 (0.58%) Bitbucket
11 2 (0.58%) gulp
12 1 (0.29%) Grunt
12 1 (0.29%) JIRA Agile
12 1 (0.29%) Robot Framework
General
1 62 (17.92%) Finance
2 13 (3.76%) Banking
3 11 (3.18%) Law
3 11 (3.18%) Marketing
4 7 (2.02%) Financial Institution
5 5 (1.45%) Automotive
5 5 (1.45%) Legal
5 5 (1.45%) Publishing
6 4 (1.16%) Games
7 3 (0.87%) Retail
8 2 (0.58%) Advertising
8 2 (0.58%) Arabic Language
8 2 (0.58%) Billing
8 2 (0.58%) French Language
8 2 (0.58%) Portuguese Language
8 2 (0.58%) Spanish Language
8 2 (0.58%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.29%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.29%) Electronics
9 1 (0.29%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 85 (24.57%) Delivery Manager
2 84 (24.28%) Project Manager
3 74 (21.39%) Scrum Master
4 40 (11.56%) Agile Delivery Manager
5 32 (9.25%) Agile Scrum Master
6 22 (6.36%) Developer
6 22 (6.36%) Digital Delivery Manager
7 19 (5.49%) Analyst
8 17 (4.91%) Business Analyst
9 16 (4.62%) Agile Project Manager
10 15 (4.34%) Technical Manager
11 11 (3.18%) IT Manager
11 11 (3.18%) Technical Project Manager
12 10 (2.89%) SC Cleared Project Manager
13 9 (2.60%) Web Developer
14 8 (2.31%) Product Manager
14 8 (2.31%) Product Owner
14 8 (2.31%) Programme Manager
14 8 (2.31%) Senior Manager
15 7 (2.02%) Business Change Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (4.34%) Node.js
1 15 (4.34%) Velocity
2 14 (4.05%) AngularJS
2 14 (4.05%) RESTful
3 11 (3.18%) HTML
3 11 (3.18%) Symfony
4 9 (2.60%) XML
5 8 (2.31%) Web Services
6 7 (2.02%) .NET
7 6 (1.73%) Flash
8 5 (1.45%) ASP.NET
8 5 (1.45%) CSS
8 5 (1.45%) React
8 5 (1.45%) REST
8 5 (1.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 4 (1.16%) J2EE
9 4 (1.16%) Middleware
9 4 (1.16%) Ruby on Rails
10 3 (0.87%) HTML5
10 3 (0.87%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 30 (8.67%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (4.34%) Management Information System
3 9 (2.60%) Enterprise Software
3 9 (2.60%) PMI
4 7 (2.02%) NHS
5 6 (1.73%) User Experience
6 4 (1.16%) Data Centre
6 4 (1.16%) Hedge funds
6 4 (1.16%) iPad
6 4 (1.16%) iPhone
6 4 (1.16%) Mobile App
6 4 (1.16%) Self-Motivation
7 3 (0.87%) Social Media
8 2 (0.58%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (0.58%) Marketing Technology
8 2 (0.58%) Public Cloud
8 2 (0.58%) RIA
8 2 (0.58%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.29%) Internet of Things
9 1 (0.29%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 16 (4.62%) Windows
2 11 (3.18%) Linux
3 8 (2.31%) Unix
4 7 (2.02%) Apple iOS
5 4 (1.16%) Mac OS X
6 3 (0.87%) Android
7 1 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.29%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 346 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 346 (100.00%) Project Management
2 157 (45.38%) Scrum
3 115 (33.24%) User Stories
4 69 (19.94%) PRINCE2
5 57 (16.47%) Service Delivery
6 51 (14.74%) Coaching
7 48 (13.87%) Stakeholder Management
8 47 (13.58%) Mentoring
9 46 (13.29%) Kanban
10 42 (12.14%) Continuous Integration
11 30 (8.67%) Programme Management
11 30 (8.67%) Service Design
12 28 (8.09%) TDD
13 25 (7.23%) Problem-Solving
13 25 (7.23%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 24 (6.94%) ITIL
15 23 (6.65%) Decision-Making
15 23 (6.65%) Test Automation
16 22 (6.36%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 15 (4.34%) PHP
2 13 (3.76%) JavaScript
2 13 (3.76%) Python
3 12 (3.47%) Java
4 11 (3.18%) PHP 5
5 10 (2.89%) C#
6 8 (2.31%) Bash Shell
6 8 (2.31%) PowerShell
7 7 (2.02%) Go
8 6 (1.73%) SQL
9 4 (1.16%) Apple Swift
9 4 (1.16%) R
9 4 (1.16%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.29%) C
10 1 (0.29%) C++
10 1 (0.29%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 60 (17.34%) Security Cleared
2 47 (13.58%) SC Cleared
3 29 (8.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 18 (5.20%) BPSS Clearance
5 14 (4.05%) PMI Certification
6 12 (3.47%) Degree
7 11 (3.18%) PMP
8 10 (2.89%) DV Cleared
9 7 (2.02%) RHCE
10 3 (0.87%) CITP
10 3 (0.87%) Computer Science Degree
10 3 (0.87%) CTC Cleared
10 3 (0.87%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 2 (0.58%) CISM
11 2 (0.58%) DBS Check
11 2 (0.58%) Six Sigma Green Belt
12 1 (0.29%) APMG
12 1 (0.29%) CEH
12 1 (0.29%) GIAC
12 1 (0.29%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (5.20%) QA
2 11 (3.18%) PMO
3 8 (2.31%) ISO 9001
4 7 (2.02%) GDPR
4 7 (2.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.87%) Disclosure Scotland
5 3 (0.87%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.58%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.58%) SLA
7 1 (0.29%) COBIT
7 1 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 16 (4.62%) Docker
2 2 (0.58%) KVM
2 2 (0.58%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 13 (3.76%) Ansible
2 12 (3.47%) Terraform
3 10 (2.89%) Kubernetes
4 8 (2.31%) Mesos
5 5 (1.45%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (0.58%) Prometheus
7 1 (0.29%) Grafana
7 1 (0.29%) HP ALM
7 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 30 (8.67%) Microsoft
2 12 (3.47%) Atlassian
3 8 (2.31%) CA Agile Central
4 7 (2.02%) Google
4 7 (2.02%) Splunk
5 6 (1.73%) Adobe
6 5 (1.45%) Oracle
7 4 (1.16%) Apple
7 4 (1.16%) SAP
8 3 (0.87%) Hyperion
8 3 (0.87%) Red Hat
8 3 (0.87%) Tableau
9 2 (0.58%) Alteryx
9 2 (0.58%) Mirantis
9 2 (0.58%) New Relic
9 2 (0.58%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.29%) Cognos
10 1 (0.29%) HP
10 1 (0.29%) Sony
10 1 (0.29%) Zend