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 3 months to 22 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 West
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 132 139 133
Rank change year-on-year +7 -6  
Contract jobs citing Agile Project Management 2 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.074% 0.27% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.090% 0.34% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 5
Median daily rate £750 £375 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +100.00% +8.69%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £455 £425
% change year-on-year +9.89% +7.05%  
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 West with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2211 2375 2447
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 82.04% 79.19% 78.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 1414 1565 1643
Median daily rate £400 £385 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.89% -1.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £280 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 109 112
Median hourly rate £43.50 £35.50 £36.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.53% -2.73%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £21.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £46.25 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

Agile Project Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West 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 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
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 3 months to 22 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
Bristol -3 2 £750 +36.36% 2
Agile Project Management
England

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

1 5 (100.00%) Project Management
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) PRINCE2
3 3 (60.00%) Data Modelling
3 3 (60.00%) ETL
3 3 (60.00%) Legal
3 3 (60.00%) Data Management
3 3 (60.00%) TOGAF
3 3 (60.00%) Management Information System
3 3 (60.00%) Reference Data
3 3 (60.00%) Data Integration
3 3 (60.00%) Data Architecture
3 3 (60.00%) Hadoop
3 3 (60.00%) Splunk
3 3 (60.00%) Data Quality
3 3 (60.00%) HBase
3 3 (60.00%) Neo4j
3 3 (60.00%) Big Data
3 3 (60.00%) Cloudera
3 3 (60.00%) Apache Hive
3 3 (60.00%) MongoDB
3 3 (60.00%) MapR
3 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (60.00%) Data Structures
3 3 (60.00%) SDLC
3 3 (60.00%) Data Enrichment
3 3 (60.00%) Nuix
3 3 (60.00%) Reference Data Management
3 3 (60.00%) IT Strategy
3 3 (60.00%) ITIL

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 1 (20.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (20.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) Apache Hive
1 3 (60.00%) Big Data
1 3 (60.00%) Hadoop
1 3 (60.00%) HBase
1 3 (60.00%) MongoDB
1 3 (60.00%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) JIRA
General
1 3 (60.00%) Legal
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Architect
1 3 (60.00%) Data Architect
1 3 (60.00%) Senior Architect
1 3 (60.00%) Senior Data Architect
2 2 (40.00%) Big Data Architect
2 2 (40.00%) TOGAF Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Data Analytics Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Digital Programme Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Digital Project Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Data Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Hadoop Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Programme Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Public Sector Programme Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Enterprise Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Hadoop Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Strategy Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Test Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Test Programme Manager
3 1 (20.00%) TOGAF Enterprise Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (60.00%) Data Structures
1 3 (60.00%) Management Information System
1 3 (60.00%) Reference Data
2 1 (20.00%) Graphic Design
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (20.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Android
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows 10
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) Project Management
2 4 (80.00%) PRINCE2
3 3 (60.00%) Data Architecture
3 3 (60.00%) Data Enrichment
3 3 (60.00%) Data Integration
3 3 (60.00%) Data Management
3 3 (60.00%) Data Modelling
3 3 (60.00%) ETL
3 3 (60.00%) IT Strategy
3 3 (60.00%) ITIL
3 3 (60.00%) Reference Data Management
3 3 (60.00%) SDLC
3 3 (60.00%) TOGAF
4 2 (40.00%) Information Architecture
5 1 (20.00%) Analytics
5 1 (20.00%) Data Analytics
5 1 (20.00%) Migration
5 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) ISEB
2 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) Data Quality
2 1 (20.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Cloudera
1 3 (60.00%) MapR
1 3 (60.00%) Nuix
1 3 (60.00%) Splunk
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft