The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 3 months to 26 June 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 Project Management
England / South East
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 238 250 259
Rank change year-on-year +12 +9  
Contract jobs citing Agile Project Management 10 28 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.13% 0.32% 0.063%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.15% 0.39% 0.079%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 15 5
Median daily rate £488 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £370 £441
10% offered a daily rate of more than £553 £600 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £494 £450 £415
% change year-on-year +9.72% +8.43%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Agile Project Management 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 South East with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 6465 7227 7633
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 82.97% 81.97% 80.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 3782 4419 4405
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 236 268 264
Median hourly rate £29.92 £32.00 £24.12
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.50% +32.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.50 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Agile Project Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East citing Agile Project Management as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Agile Project Management in the South East

Agile Project Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Agile Project Management in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for Agile Project Management in the South East

Agile Project Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Agile Project Management in the South East over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Agile Project Management in the South East

Agile Project Management
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey - 4 £463 -
Buckinghamshire -21 3 £488 +26.95% 1
West Sussex +8 2 - -
East Sussex - 1 - - 1
Agile Project Management
England

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Agile Project Management 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 South East region with a requirement for Agile Project Management.

1 30 (100.00%) Project Management
1 30 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (63.33%) Scrum
3 10 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 10 (33.33%) User Stories
3 10 (33.33%) Coaching
4 8 (26.67%) Finance
5 7 (23.33%) Mentoring
6 6 (20.00%) Kanban
6 6 (20.00%) JIRA
6 6 (20.00%) Service Management
6 6 (20.00%) SQL
6 6 (20.00%) ITIL
6 6 (20.00%) Windows
6 6 (20.00%) Linux
6 6 (20.00%) PRINCE2
7 5 (16.67%) Data Centre
7 5 (16.67%) Active Directory
7 5 (16.67%) Security Cleared
8 4 (13.33%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (13.33%) Git (software)
8 4 (13.33%) Incident Management
8 4 (13.33%) Jenkins
8 4 (13.33%) Problem Management
8 4 (13.33%) Confluence
8 4 (13.33%) Change Management
8 4 (13.33%) ITSM
8 4 (13.33%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (13.33%) SharePoint
8 4 (13.33%) Unix

Agile Project Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 4 (13.33%) Confluence
1 4 (13.33%) SharePoint
2 3 (10.00%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (10.00%) IBM HTTP Server
2 3 (10.00%) IIS
2 3 (10.00%) LiveCycle
2 3 (10.00%) SAS
2 3 (10.00%) Skype for Business
2 3 (10.00%) WebSphere
3 2 (6.67%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Staffware
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.33%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.00%) LDAP
2 1 (3.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.33%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (10.00%) DB2
2 3 (10.00%) Hadoop
2 3 (10.00%) MongoDB
3 2 (6.67%) HBase
3 2 (6.67%) Relational Database
3 2 (6.67%) SQL Server
3 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 6 (20.00%) JIRA
2 4 (13.33%) Git (software)
2 4 (13.33%) Jenkins
2 4 (13.33%) SonarQube
2 4 (13.33%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 8 (26.67%) Finance
2 1 (3.33%) Legal
2 1 (3.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (33.33%) Scrum Master
2 9 (30.00%) Project Manager
3 6 (20.00%) Agile Scrum Master
4 5 (16.67%) Agile Delivery Manager
4 5 (16.67%) Analyst
4 5 (16.67%) Delivery Manager
5 4 (13.33%) Process Analyst
6 3 (10.00%) Agile Project Manager
6 3 (10.00%) Architect
6 3 (10.00%) Finance Manager
6 3 (10.00%) Finance Project Manager
6 3 (10.00%) Financial Analyst
6 3 (10.00%) Product Manager
6 3 (10.00%) Project Analyst
7 2 (6.67%) Agile Coach
7 2 (6.67%) Agile Developer
7 2 (6.67%) Agile Java Developer
7 2 (6.67%) Developer
7 2 (6.67%) Lead Developer
7 2 (6.67%) Lead Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.67%) Apache Camel
1 2 (6.67%) RESTful
1 2 (6.67%) Spring
1 2 (6.67%) Spring Boot
1 2 (6.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 3 (10.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (6.67%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.33%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.00%) Linux
1 6 (20.00%) Windows
2 4 (13.33%) Unix
3 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (10.00%) zOS
4 2 (6.67%) Windows Server
4 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (3.33%) Windows 10
5 1 (3.33%) Windows 7
5 1 (3.33%) Windows 8
5 1 (3.33%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 30 (100.00%) Project Management
2 19 (63.33%) Scrum
3 10 (33.33%) Coaching
3 10 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 10 (33.33%) User Stories
4 7 (23.33%) Mentoring
5 6 (20.00%) ITIL
5 6 (20.00%) Kanban
5 6 (20.00%) PRINCE2
5 6 (20.00%) Service Management
6 4 (13.33%) Change Management
6 4 (13.33%) Incident Management
6 4 (13.33%) ITSM
6 4 (13.33%) Problem Management
7 3 (10.00%) BPMN
7 3 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (10.00%) Open Source
7 3 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (20.00%) SQL
2 2 (6.67%) Java
2 2 (6.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 3 (10.00%) APMG
2 3 (10.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 3 (10.00%) Degree
2 3 (10.00%) MCSE
2 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (10.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.67%) GSAE
4 1 (3.33%) APMP
4 1 (3.33%) DV Cleared
4 1 (3.33%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (3.33%) MCP
4 1 (3.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (3.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (10.00%) Docker
3 2 (6.67%) Virtual Desktop
3 2 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (6.67%) XenApp
4 1 (3.33%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.33%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 3 (10.00%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 3 (10.00%) Adobe
1 3 (10.00%) Citrix
1 3 (10.00%) ILOG
1 3 (10.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (10.00%) Oracle
1 3 (10.00%) VMware
2 2 (6.67%) Cisco
2 2 (6.67%) NetApp