Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 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 West
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 172 187 210
Rank change year-on-year +15 +23 -7
Contract jobs citing Agile Project Management 24 16 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.42% 0.28% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.52% 0.35% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 14 8
South West median daily rate £408 £450 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.44% +29.50% -53.67%
10th Percentile £306 £334 £253
90th Percentile £553 £552 £488
England median daily rate £500 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +11.11% - -5.26%
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 4609 4587 5154
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 81.29% 79.94% 79.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 2912 3091 3490
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £256 £240 £255
90th Percentile £556 £550 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £423
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.47% +5.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 186 270 256
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -19.23% +47.17%
10th Percentile £12.19 £12.00 £14.13
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.50 £49.60
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.43 £22.50
% change year-on-year -1.76% +8.58% +18.42%

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 22 November 2017.

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 22 November 2017. 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 +5 11 £420 -10.16%
Gloucestershire - 7 £325 -
Bristol -6 5 £500 +11.11%
Devon - 1 £300 -
Agile Project Management
England

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 West region with a requirement for Agile Project Management.

1 24 (100.00%) Project Management
1 24 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (54.17%) Scrum
3 12 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 11 (45.83%) Management Information System
5 10 (41.67%) SC Cleared
6 9 (37.50%) Continuous Delivery
7 8 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (33.33%) User Stories
7 8 (33.33%) Data Modelling
7 8 (33.33%) PRINCE2
8 7 (29.17%) JIRA
8 7 (29.17%) DevOps
8 7 (29.17%) Mentoring
8 7 (29.17%) BPSS Clearance
9 6 (25.00%) Coaching
9 6 (25.00%) Office 365
9 6 (25.00%) Kanban
9 6 (25.00%) Confluence
9 6 (25.00%) Degree
9 6 (25.00%) Validation
9 6 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (25.00%) Programme Management
9 6 (25.00%) CA Agile Central
9 6 (25.00%) Case Management
9 6 (25.00%) Analytical Thinking
10 5 (20.83%) Migration
10 5 (20.83%) Workflow
10 5 (20.83%) Finance
10 5 (20.83%) XPath

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 (25.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (8.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (25.00%) Office 365
2 1 (4.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) Apache Hive
1 2 (8.33%) Big Data
1 2 (8.33%) Clusterpoint
1 2 (8.33%) Hadoop
1 2 (8.33%) HBase
1 2 (8.33%) MongoDB
1 2 (8.33%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 7 (29.17%) JIRA
2 1 (4.17%) JIRA Agile
2 1 (4.17%) VersionOne
General
1 5 (20.83%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Legal
3 1 (4.17%) Billing
3 1 (4.17%) Law
3 1 (4.17%) Marketing
3 1 (4.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (33.33%) Delivery Manager
2 7 (29.17%) Digital Delivery Manager
3 5 (20.83%) Applications Developer
3 5 (20.83%) Developer
4 3 (12.50%) Architect
5 2 (8.33%) Administrator
5 2 (8.33%) Agile Delivery Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Data Architect
5 2 (8.33%) Deployment Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Implementation Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Project Administrator
5 2 (8.33%) Project Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Senior Architect
5 2 (8.33%) Senior Data Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Agile Scrum Master
6 1 (4.17%) Information Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Junior Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Salesforce Technical Architect
6 1 (4.17%) ScrumMaster Project Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Strategy Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.83%) XForms
1 5 (20.83%) XML
1 5 (20.83%) XSD
1 5 (20.83%) XSL
2 1 (4.17%) .NET
2 1 (4.17%) Visualforce
2 1 (4.17%) Web Services
2 1 (4.17%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 11 (45.83%) Management Information System
2 8 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (16.67%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (8.33%) Data Structures
4 2 (8.33%) Reference Data
5 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (4.17%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.50%) Windows
1 3 (12.50%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 24 (100.00%) Project Management
2 13 (54.17%) Scrum
3 9 (37.50%) Continuous Delivery
4 8 (33.33%) Data Modelling
4 8 (33.33%) PRINCE2
4 8 (33.33%) User Stories
5 7 (29.17%) DevOps
5 7 (29.17%) Mentoring
6 6 (25.00%) Analytical Thinking
6 6 (25.00%) Case Management
6 6 (25.00%) Coaching
6 6 (25.00%) Kanban
6 6 (25.00%) Programme Management
6 6 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (25.00%) Validation
7 5 (20.83%) Integration Testing
7 5 (20.83%) Migration
7 5 (20.83%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (20.83%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.83%) SQL
1 5 (20.83%) XPath
1 5 (20.83%) XQuery
2 1 (4.17%) Apex Code
2 1 (4.17%) C
2 1 (4.17%) C#
2 1 (4.17%) C++
2 1 (4.17%) Java
2 1 (4.17%) Python
2 1 (4.17%) Ruby
2 1 (4.17%) SOQL
2 1 (4.17%) SOSL
Qualifications
1 12 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 10 (41.67%) SC Cleared
3 7 (29.17%) BPSS Clearance
4 6 (25.00%) Degree
5 1 (4.17%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) Data Quality
2 1 (4.17%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (4.17%) PMO
2 1 (4.17%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (25.00%) CA Agile Central
2 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 2 (8.33%) Cloudera
3 2 (8.33%) MapR
3 2 (8.33%) Nuix
3 2 (8.33%) Splunk
4 1 (4.17%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (4.17%) SAP