Period
to 20 July 2017

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 20 July 2017 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
20 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 2 5
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 0 16 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the M4 Corridor - 31.37% 5.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 41.03% 5.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
M4 Corridor median daily rate - - £410
South East median daily rate £438 £425 £393
% change year-on-year +2.94% +8.28% +4.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
M4 Corridor median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year - +12.50% +3.23%

Agile Software Development is in the process and methodology skills category. The next 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 and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
M4 Corridor
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 3 39 19
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the M4 Corridor 75.00% 76.47% 95.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 8
M4 Corridor median daily rate - £600 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +76.47% -32.00%
South East median daily rate £420 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
M4 Corridor median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -20.00% +11.11% +4.65%

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