Period
to 20 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 6 months to 20 February 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 Project Management
England > South West
6 months to
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 172 196 211
Rank change year-on-year +24 +15 -6
Contract jobs citing Agile Project Management 18 8 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.34% 0.15% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.43% 0.18% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 7 4
South West median daily rate £408 £440 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.39% +3.53% -43.33%
10th Percentile £306 £299 £287
90th Percentile £503 £625 £480
England median daily rate £488 £450 £463
% change year-on-year +8.33% -2.70% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - -

Agile Project Management 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 South West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4,187 4,451 5,029
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 80.23% 81.94% 81.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,600 2,976 3,448
South West median daily rate £400 £377 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.17% +0.47% -3.85%
10th Percentile £263 £235 £256
90th Percentile £575 £550 £515
England median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 174 276 249
South West median hourly rate £30.75 £37.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.00% -6.25% +36.75%
10th Percentile £11.80 £12.00 £14.10
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.50 £50.00
England median hourly rate £24.09 £25.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year -3.64% +6.38% +17.50%

Agile Project Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Agile Project Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for Agile Project Management in the South West

Agile Project Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

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

Agile Project Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Agile Project Management in the South West over the 6 months to 20 February 2018.

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

Agile Project Management
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 6 months to 20 February 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wiltshire - 12 £420 -
Bristol -16 5 £313 -30.56% 1
Devon - 1 £300 - 1
Agile Project Management
England

For the 6 months to 20 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Agile Project Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the South West region with a requirement for Agile Project Management.

1 18 (100.00%) Project Management
1 18 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (50.00%) User Stories
2 9 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 8 (44.44%) Scrum
4 7 (38.89%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (38.89%) DevOps
4 7 (38.89%) Mentoring
4 7 (38.89%) Coaching
4 7 (38.89%) JIRA
5 6 (33.33%) Kanban
5 6 (33.33%) Confluence
5 6 (33.33%) Case Management
5 6 (33.33%) Analytical Thinking
5 6 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (33.33%) Degree
6 5 (27.78%) PRINCE2
6 5 (27.78%) Office 365
7 4 (22.22%) Finance
7 4 (22.22%) Security Cleared
8 3 (16.67%) Migration
8 3 (16.67%) CRM
8 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
8 3 (16.67%) Data Protection
9 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared
9 2 (11.11%) Process Improvement
9 2 (11.11%) Clusterpoint
9 2 (11.11%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (11.11%) Target Operating Model
9 2 (11.11%) PMO

Agile Project Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 6 (33.33%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (27.78%) Office 365
2 1 (5.56%) IaaS
2 1 (5.56%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) Clusterpoint
Development Applications
1 7 (38.89%) JIRA
2 1 (5.56%) JIRA Agile
2 1 (5.56%) VersionOne
General
1 4 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Billing
2 1 (5.56%) Law
2 1 (5.56%) Legal
2 1 (5.56%) Marketing
2 1 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Delivery Manager
2 7 (38.89%) Digital Delivery Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Administrator
3 2 (11.11%) Agile Delivery Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Business Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Implementation Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Project Administrator
4 1 (5.56%) Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Information Architect
4 1 (5.56%) IT Manager
4 1 (5.56%) IT Services Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Junior
4 1 (5.56%) Junior Business Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) PMO Administrator
4 1 (5.56%) Project Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Business Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Service Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) .NET
1 1 (5.56%) Visualforce
1 1 (5.56%) Web Services
1 1 (5.56%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.11%) Data Protection Act
2 2 (11.11%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (5.56%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (5.56%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Windows
1 1 (5.56%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 18 (100.00%) Project Management
2 9 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 9 (50.00%) User Stories
3 8 (44.44%) Scrum
4 7 (38.89%) Coaching
4 7 (38.89%) DevOps
4 7 (38.89%) Mentoring
4 7 (38.89%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (33.33%) Analytical Thinking
5 6 (33.33%) Case Management
5 6 (33.33%) Kanban
6 5 (27.78%) PRINCE2
7 3 (16.67%) CRM
7 3 (16.67%) Data Protection
7 3 (16.67%) Migration
8 2 (11.11%) Programme Delivery
8 2 (11.11%) Programme Management
8 2 (11.11%) Service Delivery
8 2 (11.11%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) Apex Code
1 1 (5.56%) C
1 1 (5.56%) C#
1 1 (5.56%) C++
1 1 (5.56%) Java
1 1 (5.56%) Python
1 1 (5.56%) Ruby
1 1 (5.56%) SOQL
1 1 (5.56%) SOSL
Qualifications
1 6 (33.33%) Degree
2 4 (22.22%) Security Cleared
3 2 (11.11%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared
4 1 (5.56%) CBAP
4 1 (5.56%) PMI Certification
4 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) PMO
2 1 (5.56%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (5.56%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) CA Agile Central
2 1 (5.56%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (5.56%) SAP