Period
to 21 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the M4 Corridor with a requirement for Agile Software Development skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Agile Software Development over the 6 months to 21 January 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 Software Development
South East > M4 Corridor
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 4 4 6
Rank change year-on-year 0 +2 -1
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 6 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the M4 Corridor 25.00% 23.81% 11.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 27.27% 27.78% 15.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
M4 Corridor median daily rate £375 - -
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
M4 Corridor median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £43.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year +4.65% -4.44% +12.50%

Agile Software Development 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 the M4 Corridor with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
M4 Corridor
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 22 18 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the M4 Corridor 91.67% 85.71% 73.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 3 10
M4 Corridor median daily rate £375 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.67% +28.57% -11.39%
10th Percentile £350 £335 £269
90th Percentile £538 £495 £615
South East median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
M4 Corridor median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £24.09 £30.00
% change year-on-year +3.78% -19.70% +62.16%

Agile Software Development
Job Vacancy Trend in the M4 Corridor

Job postings citing Agile Software Development as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the M4 Corridor.

Job vacancy trend for Agile Software Development in the M4 Corridor

Agile Software Development
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the M4 Corridor

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Agile Software Development in the M4 Corridor.

Contractor daily rate trend for Agile Software Development in the M4 Corridor

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Agile Software Development also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the M4 Corridor region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 4 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 3 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (50.00%) Contract Management
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
3 1 (16.67%) ServiceNow

Agile Software Development
Co-occurring IT Skills in the M4 Corridor 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:

General
1 4 (66.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Business Analyst
1 4 (66.67%) Analyst
1 4 (66.67%) Business Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) Telecoms Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) Telecoms Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Business Change Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Business Change Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Lead Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Lead Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Telecoms Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Telecoms Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) UAT Lead
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Contract Management
1 3 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
2 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) ServiceNow