The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Solihull 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 3 months to 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Agile Software Development
West Midlands / Solihull
Rank 9 13 9
Rank change year-on-year +4 -4  
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 12 10 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Solihull 9.60% 8.77% 7.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 17.39% 9.90% 9.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 4
Median daily rate £393 £350 £377
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.14% -7.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £332 £327 £351
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £605 £385
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +5.00% +3.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £42.25 £36.13
% change year-on-year -1.77% +16.95%  

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 Solihull with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Solihull
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 69 101 53
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Solihull 55.20% 88.60% 79.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 45 23
Median daily rate £338 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.62% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £650 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £399
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

Agile Software Development
Job Vacancy Trend in Solihull

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Solihull citing Agile Software Development as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Agile Software Development in Solihull

Agile Software Development
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Solihull

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Agile Software Development in Solihull

Agile Software Development
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Solihull

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Agile Software Development in Solihull over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Agile Software Development in Solihull

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, 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 Solihull region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 22 (55.00%) HTML
1 22 (55.00%) CSS
2 20 (50.00%) .NET
3 19 (47.50%) C#
3 19 (47.50%) Visual Studio
4 18 (45.00%) Microsoft
5 16 (40.00%) SQL Server
5 16 (40.00%) SQL
5 16 (40.00%) MVC
5 16 (40.00%) KnockoutJS
6 15 (37.50%) jQuery
6 15 (37.50%) PowerShell
7 14 (35.00%) XML
8 13 (32.50%) SOAP
8 13 (32.50%) SQL Server 2008
8 13 (32.50%) Team Foundation Server
8 13 (32.50%) WCF
9 12 (30.00%) Telecoms
9 12 (30.00%) Software Engineering
10 11 (27.50%) Broadband
10 11 (27.50%) StructureMap
10 11 (27.50%) NServiceBus
11 10 (25.00%) Security Cleared
12 8 (20.00%) Retail
12 8 (20.00%) AngularJS
13 7 (17.50%) Analytics
13 7 (17.50%) Highcharts JS
13 7 (17.50%) HTML5
13 7 (17.50%) Waterfall
13 7 (17.50%) Node.js

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull 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 11 (27.50%) NServiceBus
2 6 (15.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 6 (15.00%) HipChat
2 1 (2.50%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (27.50%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (32.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 19 (47.50%) Visual Studio
2 13 (32.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (17.50%) JIRA
3 7 (17.50%) Protractor
3 7 (17.50%) TeamCity
4 6 (15.00%) Git (software)
4 6 (15.00%) Jasmine
5 1 (2.50%) Maven
General
1 12 (30.00%) Telecoms
2 8 (20.00%) Retail
3 6 (15.00%) Finance
4 2 (5.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (35.00%) Developer
2 10 (25.00%) C# Software Engineer
2 10 (25.00%) Software Engineer
3 8 (20.00%) .NET Developer
4 7 (17.50%) .NET Software Engineer
5 6 (15.00%) Analyst
5 6 (15.00%) Business Analyst
5 6 (15.00%) C# Developer
6 5 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
6 5 (12.50%) UI Developer
7 4 (10.00%) Consultant
7 4 (10.00%) Software Developer
8 3 (7.50%) .NET Software Developer
8 3 (7.50%) C# Software Developer
8 3 (7.50%) Insurance Business Analyst
9 2 (5.00%) Project Manager
9 2 (5.00%) Security Consultant
9 2 (5.00%) Senior Manager
9 2 (5.00%) Tester
9 2 (5.00%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (55.00%) CSS
1 22 (55.00%) HTML
2 20 (50.00%) .NET
3 16 (40.00%) KnockoutJS
4 15 (37.50%) jQuery
5 14 (35.00%) XML
6 13 (32.50%) SOAP
6 13 (32.50%) WCF
7 11 (27.50%) StructureMap
8 8 (20.00%) AngularJS
9 7 (17.50%) CSS3
9 7 (17.50%) Highcharts JS
9 7 (17.50%) HTML5
9 7 (17.50%) Node.js
10 6 (15.00%) Sass
11 3 (7.50%) Silverlight
11 3 (7.50%) WPF
12 2 (5.00%) Web Services
13 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET
13 1 (2.50%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.50%) Smart Meter
2 2 (5.00%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (2.50%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (40.00%) MVC
2 12 (30.00%) Software Engineering
3 7 (17.50%) Analytics
3 7 (17.50%) Waterfall
4 5 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (10.00%) ETL
5 4 (10.00%) TDD
6 3 (7.50%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (7.50%) Dependency Injection
6 3 (7.50%) Domain-Driven Design
6 3 (7.50%) MVVM
6 3 (7.50%) OOP
6 3 (7.50%) SOA
6 3 (7.50%) SOLID
6 3 (7.50%) Systems Analysis
7 2 (5.00%) Automated Testing
7 2 (5.00%) Data Protection
7 2 (5.00%) Manual Testing
7 2 (5.00%) Network Management
7 2 (5.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 19 (47.50%) C#
2 16 (40.00%) SQL
3 15 (37.50%) PowerShell
4 7 (17.50%) JavaScript
5 3 (7.50%) VB.NET
5 3 (7.50%) XAML
6 2 (5.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 18 (45.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.50%) ServiceNow
3 1 (2.50%) Avaya
3 1 (2.50%) CA
3 1 (2.50%) Genesys
3 1 (2.50%) HP
3 1 (2.50%) NetApp
3 1 (2.50%) Remedy
3 1 (2.50%) SAP
3 1 (2.50%) Verint
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Big Red Recruitment
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago