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 28 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.

Agile Project Management
England / South East
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 232 248 264
Rank change year-on-year +16 +16  
Contract jobs citing Agile Project Management 22 19 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.28% 0.20% 0.070%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.34% 0.25% 0.089%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 7 3
Median daily rate £467 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.53% +3.75%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £475 £445
% change year-on-year -10.52% +6.86%  
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 6397 7548 7900
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 81.64% 81.37% 79.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3717 4640 4336
Median daily rate £425 £400 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +1.52%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 238 272 286
Median hourly rate £30.00 £40.00 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.00% +21.21%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £13.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £60.62 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -6.49% +27.48%  

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 28 March 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 28 March 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
West Sussex +7 8 £435 -
Surrey - 6 £563 -
Buckinghamshire -3 5 - - 2
Hampshire +10 2 £467 +24.53% 1
Berkshire +26 1 £500 -
Agile Project Management
England

Agile Project Management
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 41 (100.00%) Project Management
1 41 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (63.41%) Scrum
3 14 (34.15%) Coaching
4 11 (26.83%) Finance
4 11 (26.83%) JIRA
4 11 (26.83%) Mentoring
5 10 (24.39%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (21.95%) Service Delivery
6 9 (21.95%) User Stories
7 8 (19.51%) Kanban
8 7 (17.07%) Hadoop
8 7 (17.07%) Process Management
9 6 (14.63%) Service Management
10 5 (12.20%) Linux
10 5 (12.20%) Continuous Improvement
10 5 (12.20%) Analytical Skills
11 4 (9.76%) SonarQube
11 4 (9.76%) SDLC
11 4 (9.76%) Data Transformation
11 4 (9.76%) Problem Management
11 4 (9.76%) Jenkins
11 4 (9.76%) Sonatype Nexus
11 4 (9.76%) Service Design
11 4 (9.76%) Actionable Insight
11 4 (9.76%) Process Improvement
11 4 (9.76%) Big Data
11 4 (9.76%) Cloud Computing
11 4 (9.76%) Git (software)
11 4 (9.76%) Open Source

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 (9.76%) Confluence
1 4 (9.76%) SAS
2 3 (7.32%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (7.32%) IBM HTTP Server
2 3 (7.32%) IIS
2 3 (7.32%) LiveCycle
2 3 (7.32%) SharePoint
2 3 (7.32%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.44%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 3 (7.32%) Staffware
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.76%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.32%) LDAP
2 1 (2.44%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.07%) Hadoop
2 4 (9.76%) Big Data
2 4 (9.76%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (7.32%) DB2
3 3 (7.32%) MongoDB
3 3 (7.32%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.44%) HBase
4 1 (2.44%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (26.83%) JIRA
2 4 (9.76%) Git (software)
2 4 (9.76%) Jenkins
2 4 (9.76%) SonarQube
2 4 (9.76%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (2.44%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (26.83%) Finance
2 4 (9.76%) Banking
3 1 (2.44%) Legal
3 1 (2.44%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (29.27%) Project Manager
2 9 (21.95%) Scrum Master
3 7 (17.07%) Agile Delivery Manager
3 7 (17.07%) Delivery Manager
4 5 (12.20%) Analyst
5 4 (9.76%) Agile Scrum Master
5 4 (9.76%) Finance Manager
5 4 (9.76%) Process Analyst
5 4 (9.76%) Product Manager
6 3 (7.32%) Agile Coach
6 3 (7.32%) Agile Project Manager
6 3 (7.32%) Architect
6 3 (7.32%) Developer
6 3 (7.32%) Digital Delivery Manager
6 3 (7.32%) Finance Project Manager
6 3 (7.32%) Financial Analyst
6 3 (7.32%) Java Developer
6 3 (7.32%) Project Analyst
6 3 (7.32%) Software Architect
6 3 (7.32%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.32%) .NET
1 3 (7.32%) .NET Framework
1 3 (7.32%) ASP.NET
1 3 (7.32%) Spring Boot
2 2 (4.88%) OAuth
2 2 (4.88%) OAuth2
2 2 (4.88%) Spring
3 1 (2.44%) Apache Camel
3 1 (2.44%) Java EE
3 1 (2.44%) RESTful
3 1 (2.44%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.20%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.32%) Computer Science
2 3 (7.32%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.44%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.20%) Linux
2 4 (9.76%) Unix
3 3 (7.32%) Windows
3 3 (7.32%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 41 (100.00%) Project Management
2 26 (63.41%) Scrum
3 14 (34.15%) Coaching
4 11 (26.83%) Mentoring
5 10 (24.39%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (21.95%) Service Delivery
6 9 (21.95%) User Stories
7 8 (19.51%) Kanban
8 7 (17.07%) Process Management
9 6 (14.63%) Service Management
10 5 (12.20%) Continuous Improvement
11 4 (9.76%) Change Management
11 4 (9.76%) Data Transformation
11 4 (9.76%) Incident Management
11 4 (9.76%) ITIL
11 4 (9.76%) ITSM
11 4 (9.76%) Open Source
11 4 (9.76%) Problem Management
11 4 (9.76%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.76%) Java
2 3 (7.32%) C#
2 3 (7.32%) SQL
3 1 (2.44%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.44%) R
3 1 (2.44%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (7.32%) APMG
1 3 (7.32%) Degree
1 3 (7.32%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.44%) APMP
2 1 (2.44%) CTC Cleared
2 1 (2.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (2.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (2.44%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 4 (9.76%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.88%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (4.88%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 4 (9.76%) MicroStrategy
2 3 (7.32%) Adobe
2 3 (7.32%) ILOG
2 3 (7.32%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.32%) Oracle