Period
to 20 October 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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 543 538 501
Rank change year-on-year -5 -37 +110
Contract jobs citing Agile Project Management 323 316 423
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.35% 0.35% 0.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.40% 0.40% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 206 271
England median daily rate £475 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% +3.45%
10th Percentile £350 £351 £343
90th Percentile £611 £619 £615
UK median daily rate £475 £500 £455
% change year-on-year -5.00% +9.89% +5.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 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 80,674 78,512 84,023
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 86.25% 85.92% 85.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 53,852 52,528 55,964
England median daily rate £473 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.88% +3.03%
10th Percentile £300 £283 £263
90th Percentile £645 £631 £606
UK median daily rate £451 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +0.11% +5.88% +3.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,158 1,850 2,225
England median hourly rate £21.00 £24.82 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.39% +10.31% +3.52%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.25 £11.39
90th Percentile £50.00 £50.00 £47.93
UK median hourly rate £21.00 £24.93 £22.50
% change year-on-year -15.75% +10.78% +3.45%

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 20 October 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Agile Project Management in England over the 6 months to 20 October 2018.

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 20 October 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 -2 175 £510 +2.00% 25
North of England -21 49 £400 +1.27% 5
South East +10 44 £460 +2.22% 10
Midlands -12 36 £475 -8.12% 3
West Midlands -4 35 £475 -9.52% 3
North West -21 20 £405 +8.00% 3
Yorkshire -10 19 £425 -13.27% 2
East of England -3 12 £413 -17.50% 1
North East +5 11 £350 -33.65%
South West -35 7 £475 +13.10% 3
East Midlands -3 1 - -
Agile Project Management
UK

For the 6 months to 20 October 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.

1 323 (100.00%) Project Management
1 323 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 156 (48.30%) Scrum
3 87 (26.93%) User Stories
4 78 (24.15%) JIRA
5 65 (20.12%) Service Delivery
6 64 (19.81%) Coaching
7 63 (19.50%) Mentoring
8 59 (18.27%) Security Cleared
9 58 (17.96%) Stakeholder Management
9 58 (17.96%) PRINCE2
10 52 (16.10%) Finance
11 51 (15.79%) SC Cleared
12 49 (15.17%) Microsoft Azure
13 43 (13.31%) Confluence
14 40 (12.38%) Continuous Integration
15 38 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
16 37 (11.46%) Amazon AWS
17 34 (10.53%) Kanban
18 33 (10.22%) DevOps
19 31 (9.60%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
20 30 (9.29%) Decision-Making
21 28 (8.67%) Docker
21 28 (8.67%) Problem-Solving
22 27 (8.36%) Service Design
22 27 (8.36%) Open Source
22 27 (8.36%) Programme Management
22 27 (8.36%) TDD
23 26 (8.05%) JavaScript
23 26 (8.05%) Microservices

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 43 (13.31%) Confluence
2 5 (1.55%) SharePoint
3 4 (1.24%) CMS
4 2 (0.62%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 2 (0.62%) Jadu
4 2 (0.62%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.31%) Alfresco
5 1 (0.31%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.31%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.31%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (2.48%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (2.17%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (1.55%) Microsoft Project
3 5 (1.55%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.62%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (0.93%) Sentinel
2 1 (0.31%) Loan IQ
2 1 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.31%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 49 (15.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 37 (11.46%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (4.33%) npm
4 9 (2.79%) Amazon S3
4 9 (2.79%) Cloud Computing
5 8 (2.48%) GitHub
5 8 (2.48%) Office 365
6 7 (2.17%) SaaS
7 4 (1.24%) Google Cloud Platform
7 4 (1.24%) PaaS
7 4 (1.24%) Yammer
8 3 (0.93%) IaaS
8 3 (0.93%) Trello
9 2 (0.62%) OneDrive
9 2 (0.62%) Slack
10 1 (0.31%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.31%) Sauce Labs
10 1 (0.31%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.93%) Internet
1 3 (0.93%) Intranet
2 2 (0.62%) AMQP
2 2 (0.62%) LAN
2 2 (0.62%) WAN
3 1 (0.31%) DNS
3 1 (0.31%) Firewall
3 1 (0.31%) Skype
3 1 (0.31%) SMS
3 1 (0.31%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (5.57%) SQL Server
2 14 (4.33%) Big Data
3 13 (4.02%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (4.02%) SQL Server 2012
4 12 (3.72%) MongoDB
4 12 (3.72%) MySQL
5 10 (3.10%) InfluxDB
6 4 (1.24%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (0.93%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (0.93%) Data Lake
8 2 (0.62%) Hadoop
8 2 (0.62%) MS Access
8 2 (0.62%) NoSQL
8 2 (0.62%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (0.62%) QlikView
8 2 (0.62%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.31%) Apache Hive
9 1 (0.31%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 1 (0.31%) CouchDB
9 1 (0.31%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 78 (24.15%) JIRA
2 24 (7.43%) Jenkins
3 17 (5.26%) Git (software)
4 13 (4.02%) Octopus Deploy
4 13 (4.02%) webpack
5 9 (2.79%) Visual Studio Team System
6 8 (2.48%) Bitbucket
7 5 (1.55%) GitLab
7 5 (1.55%) Selenium
7 5 (1.55%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (1.24%) Xcode
9 3 (0.93%) fastlane
9 3 (0.93%) VersionOne
10 2 (0.62%) Jasmine
10 2 (0.62%) JMeter
10 2 (0.62%) JUnit
10 2 (0.62%) NeoLoad
10 2 (0.62%) SoapUI
10 2 (0.62%) Visual Studio
10 2 (0.62%) WebDriver
General
1 52 (16.10%) Finance
2 17 (5.26%) Law
3 13 (4.02%) Banking
4 10 (3.10%) Marketing
5 5 (1.55%) Financial Institution
6 4 (1.24%) Automotive
6 4 (1.24%) Games
6 4 (1.24%) Publishing
6 4 (1.24%) Retail
7 3 (0.93%) Legal
7 3 (0.93%) Wholesale Banking
8 2 (0.62%) Advertising
8 2 (0.62%) Billing
9 1 (0.31%) Electronics
9 1 (0.31%) Front Office
9 1 (0.31%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.31%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.31%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 80 (24.77%) Project Manager
2 67 (20.74%) Scrum Master
3 56 (17.34%) Delivery Manager
4 29 (8.98%) Developer
5 24 (7.43%) Agile Delivery Manager
6 20 (6.19%) Agile Scrum Master
7 19 (5.88%) Agile Project Manager
8 18 (5.57%) Technical Manager
9 16 (4.95%) Product Manager
10 15 (4.64%) Analyst
10 15 (4.64%) Product Owner
10 15 (4.64%) Senior Developer
11 14 (4.33%) .NET Developer
11 14 (4.33%) Technical Project Manager
12 13 (4.02%) C# .NET Developer
12 13 (4.02%) C# Developer
12 13 (4.02%) Digital Project Manager
12 13 (4.02%) Senior .NET Developer
12 13 (4.02%) Senior C# .NET Developer
12 13 (4.02%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (7.43%) AngularJS
2 23 (7.12%) HTML
3 21 (6.50%) Velocity
4 19 (5.88%) CSS
5 18 (5.57%) .NET
6 17 (5.26%) Sass
6 17 (5.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 16 (4.95%) ASP.NET
7 16 (4.95%) HTML5
8 15 (4.64%) CSS3
9 13 (4.02%) .NET Core
9 13 (4.02%) ASP.NET Core
9 13 (4.02%) ASP.NET MVC
9 13 (4.02%) ASP.NET Web API
9 13 (4.02%) Vue.js
10 7 (2.17%) Node.js
11 6 (1.86%) RESTful
11 6 (1.86%) XML
12 5 (1.55%) Web Services
13 4 (1.24%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 38 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (4.02%) Enterprise Software
3 10 (3.10%) Management Information System
4 6 (1.86%) Data Centre
4 6 (1.86%) PMI
4 6 (1.86%) User Experience
5 5 (1.55%) Computer Science
5 5 (1.55%) Mobile App
6 3 (0.93%) Greenfield Project
6 3 (0.93%) Hedge funds
6 3 (0.93%) iPad
6 3 (0.93%) iPhone
6 3 (0.93%) Social Media
7 2 (0.62%) FMCG
7 2 (0.62%) Marketing Technology
7 2 (0.62%) Over-the-Top Content
7 2 (0.62%) Public Cloud
7 2 (0.62%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (0.62%) Video on Demand
8 1 (0.31%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 12 (3.72%) Windows
2 11 (3.41%) Linux
3 5 (1.55%) Apple iOS
3 5 (1.55%) Unix
4 3 (0.93%) Mac OS X
5 2 (0.62%) Android
5 2 (0.62%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 323 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 323 (100.00%) Project Management
2 156 (48.30%) Scrum
3 87 (26.93%) User Stories
4 65 (20.12%) Service Delivery
5 64 (19.81%) Coaching
6 63 (19.50%) Mentoring
7 58 (17.96%) PRINCE2
7 58 (17.96%) Stakeholder Management
8 40 (12.38%) Continuous Integration
9 34 (10.53%) Kanban
10 33 (10.22%) DevOps
11 30 (9.29%) Decision-Making
12 28 (8.67%) Problem-Solving
13 27 (8.36%) Open Source
13 27 (8.36%) Programme Management
13 27 (8.36%) Service Design
13 27 (8.36%) TDD
14 26 (8.05%) Microservices
15 25 (7.74%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 26 (8.05%) JavaScript
2 23 (7.12%) C#
3 20 (6.19%) Python
4 15 (4.64%) SQL
5 13 (4.02%) TypeScript
6 11 (3.41%) Java
7 9 (2.79%) Bash Shell
7 9 (2.79%) Go
7 9 (2.79%) PowerShell
8 5 (1.55%) PHP
9 4 (1.24%) R
10 3 (0.93%) Apple Swift
10 3 (0.93%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.62%) C
11 2 (0.62%) PHP 5
11 2 (0.62%) PL/SQL
11 2 (0.62%) Scala
11 2 (0.62%) VB
11 2 (0.62%) VBA
12 1 (0.31%) C++
Qualifications
1 59 (18.27%) Security Cleared
2 51 (15.79%) SC Cleared
3 31 (9.60%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 13 (4.02%) Degree
5 12 (3.72%) DV Cleared
6 9 (2.79%) BPSS Clearance
6 9 (2.79%) RHCE
7 8 (2.48%) PMI Certification
8 7 (2.17%) PMP
9 4 (1.24%) APMP
9 4 (1.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 3 (0.93%) Computer Science Degree
10 3 (0.93%) CTC Cleared
11 2 (0.62%) GIAC
11 2 (0.62%) Six Sigma Green Belt
12 1 (0.31%) CEH
12 1 (0.31%) CISM
12 1 (0.31%) CISSP
12 1 (0.31%) MBA
12 1 (0.31%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.72%) QA
2 10 (3.10%) PMO
3 3 (0.93%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.93%) GDPR
4 2 (0.62%) COBIT
4 2 (0.62%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.62%) SLA
5 1 (0.31%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 28 (8.67%) Docker
2 2 (0.62%) KVM
2 2 (0.62%) VirtualBox
3 1 (0.31%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 14 (4.33%) Ansible
2 13 (4.02%) Terraform
3 12 (3.72%) Kubernetes
4 10 (3.10%) Mesos
5 8 (2.48%) Prometheus
6 1 (0.31%) Grafana
6 1 (0.31%) HP ALM
6 1 (0.31%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.31%) Kibana
6 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (0.31%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 19 (5.88%) Microsoft
2 11 (3.41%) Atlassian
2 11 (3.41%) Tableau
3 10 (3.10%) SAP
4 9 (2.79%) Alteryx
4 9 (2.79%) Google
5 8 (2.48%) New Relic
5 8 (2.48%) Splunk
6 4 (1.24%) Sony
7 3 (0.93%) Apple
7 3 (0.93%) Oracle
7 3 (0.93%) ServiceNow
8 2 (0.62%) Adobe
8 2 (0.62%) AlienVault
8 2 (0.62%) ArcSight
8 2 (0.62%) LogRhythm
8 2 (0.62%) Mirantis
8 2 (0.62%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.31%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.31%) Software AG