The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire with a requirement for Agile Software Development skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Agile Software Development 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 Software Development
West Midlands / Staffordshire
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 8 8 18
Rank change year-on-year 0 +10  
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 15 18 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 12.61% 10.11% 6.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 17.24% 12.59% 8.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 9 8
Median daily rate £335 £398 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.72% +19.54%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £332 £280 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £575 £401
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £388
% change year-on-year - +9.67%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £35.00 - £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £42.25 £37.23
% change year-on-year +2.36% +13.49%  

Agile Software Development 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 Staffordshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Staffordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 87 143 143
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 73.11% 80.34% 81.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 97 86
Median daily rate £335 £325 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.07% -10.95%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 9
Median hourly rate £35.00 £11.23 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +211.73% -27.56%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Agile Software Development
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Staffordshire citing Agile Software Development as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Agile Software Development in Staffordshire

Agile Software Development
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Agile Software Development in Staffordshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Agile Software Development in Staffordshire

Agile Software Development
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Software Development in Staffordshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Agile Software Development in Staffordshire

Agile Software Development
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Software Development within the Staffordshire 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
Stoke-on-Trent -1 8 £335 -41.73% 3
Stafford +5 2 £300 - 5
Agile Software Development
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Agile Software Development 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 17 (51.52%) C#
2 15 (45.45%) HTML
3 14 (42.42%) .NET
3 14 (42.42%) CSS
3 14 (42.42%) TDD
3 14 (42.42%) HTML5
4 13 (39.39%) SQL Server
5 11 (33.33%) AngularJS
6 10 (30.30%) Scrum
7 8 (24.24%) jQuery
7 8 (24.24%) Mentoring
7 8 (24.24%) SOLID
8 7 (21.21%) Angular 2
8 7 (21.21%) MySQL
9 6 (18.18%) SQL
9 6 (18.18%) Java
9 6 (18.18%) Microsoft
9 6 (18.18%) MVC
9 6 (18.18%) WPF
9 6 (18.18%) Test Automation
9 6 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
9 6 (18.18%) Microservices
9 6 (18.18%) Line Management
10 5 (15.15%) Selenium
11 4 (12.12%) Unit Testing
11 4 (12.12%) Git (software)
11 4 (12.12%) SOA
11 4 (12.12%) OO
11 4 (12.12%) JavaScript
11 4 (12.12%) ASP.NET

Agile Software Development
Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire 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 2 (6.06%) JBoss
2 1 (3.03%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (3.03%) MS Visio
1 1 (3.03%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (3.03%) MFGPRO
1 1 (3.03%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.06%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.06%) Skype
2 1 (3.03%) Ethernet
2 1 (3.03%) Profibus
2 1 (3.03%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (39.39%) SQL Server
2 7 (21.21%) MySQL
3 6 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.03%) Amazon Redshift
4 1 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 5 (15.15%) Selenium
2 4 (12.12%) Git (software)
3 3 (9.09%) JIRA
3 3 (9.09%) NUnit
3 3 (9.09%) SpecFlow
4 2 (6.06%) Jenkins
4 2 (6.06%) Subversion
4 2 (6.06%) TeamCity
4 2 (6.06%) WebDriver
5 1 (3.03%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (3.03%) SoapUI
General
1 2 (6.06%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (57.58%) Developer
2 10 (30.30%) C# Developer
3 8 (24.24%) Full Stack Developer
4 6 (18.18%) Angular Developer
4 6 (18.18%) C# WPF Developer
4 6 (18.18%) HTML CSS Developer
4 6 (18.18%) HTML Developer
4 6 (18.18%) WPF Developer
5 5 (15.15%) .NET Developer
6 4 (12.12%) Java Developer
7 3 (9.09%) Analyst
7 3 (9.09%) Project Manager
7 3 (9.09%) Tester
8 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (6.06%) Business Analyst
8 2 (6.06%) C# .NET Developer
8 2 (6.06%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (6.06%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 2 (6.06%) Software Engineer
8 2 (6.06%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (45.45%) HTML
2 14 (42.42%) .NET
2 14 (42.42%) CSS
2 14 (42.42%) HTML5
3 11 (33.33%) AngularJS
4 8 (24.24%) jQuery
5 7 (21.21%) Angular 2
6 6 (18.18%) WPF
7 4 (12.12%) ASP.NET
7 4 (12.12%) React
7 4 (12.12%) XML
8 3 (9.09%) Sass
9 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 2 (6.06%) DOM
9 2 (6.06%) Hibernate
9 2 (6.06%) JSF
9 2 (6.06%) Spring
9 2 (6.06%) WCF
9 2 (6.06%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) Device Driver
1 3 (9.09%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (6.06%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.03%) EPoS
3 1 (3.03%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.09%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (42.42%) TDD
2 10 (30.30%) Scrum
3 8 (24.24%) Mentoring
3 8 (24.24%) SOLID
4 6 (18.18%) Line Management
4 6 (18.18%) Microservices
4 6 (18.18%) MVC
4 6 (18.18%) Test Automation
5 4 (12.12%) OO
5 4 (12.12%) SOA
5 4 (12.12%) Unit Testing
6 3 (9.09%) BDD
6 3 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (9.09%) Kanban
6 3 (9.09%) PRINCE2
6 3 (9.09%) Project Management
6 3 (9.09%) Regression Testing
6 3 (9.09%) Responsive Web Design
6 3 (9.09%) SDLC
6 3 (9.09%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 17 (51.52%) C#
2 6 (18.18%) Java
2 6 (18.18%) SQL
3 4 (12.12%) JavaScript
4 3 (9.09%) C
4 3 (9.09%) C++
4 3 (9.09%) T-SQL
4 3 (9.09%) TypeScript
5 2 (6.06%) Pascal
5 2 (6.06%) PowerShell
6 1 (3.03%) MATLAB
6 1 (3.03%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (3.03%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.03%) SAP
2 1 (3.03%) SOASTA, Inc
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