Period
to 24 November 2017

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 6 months to 24 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 Software Development
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 7 4 21
Rank change year-on-year -3 +17 -6
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 39 70 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 14.89% 16.32% 7.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 18.31% 19.55% 9.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 34 16
Staffordshire median daily rate £360 £350 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% -2.78% +8.68%
10th Percentile £275 £275 £281
90th Percentile £456 £493 £411
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £415 £390
% change year-on-year +2.41% +6.41% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Staffordshire median hourly rate £45.00 - £20.00
West Midlands median hourly rate £33.00 £24.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year +34.69% -20.97% +72.22%

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

All Process and Methodology Skills
Staffordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 213 358 249
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 81.30% 83.45% 82.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 227 160
Staffordshire median daily rate £365 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.29% -3.45% +11.54%
10th Percentile £253 £204 £263
90th Percentile £475 £500 £438
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 13 15
Staffordshire median hourly rate £14.50 £25.00 £14.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -42.00% +73.61% +15.20%
10th Percentile £12.22 £25.00 £9.10
90th Percentile £48.00 £55.50 £20.00
West Midlands median hourly rate £25.00 £18.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +38.89% -10.00% -

Agile Software Development
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

Job postings citing Agile Software Development as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire.

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Staffordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Agile Software Development in Staffordshire over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 6 months to 24 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
Stoke-on-Trent -11 11 £325 -7.14% 4
Stafford +2 9 £400 - 6
Tamworth - 3 £365 - 1
Burton-upon-Trent +6 1 - -
Lichfield - 1 - -
Agile Software Development
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 12 (30.77%) SQL
2 9 (23.08%) SQL Server
3 8 (20.51%) Microsoft
3 8 (20.51%) Scrum
4 7 (17.95%) .NET
5 6 (15.38%) T-SQL
5 6 (15.38%) Java
5 6 (15.38%) C#
5 6 (15.38%) XML
5 6 (15.38%) MVC
6 5 (12.82%) ETL
6 5 (12.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (12.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (12.82%) JIRA
6 5 (12.82%) jQuery
6 5 (12.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (12.82%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (10.26%) Degree
7 4 (10.26%) HTML
7 4 (10.26%) Web Services
7 4 (10.26%) CSS
7 4 (10.26%) Finance
7 4 (10.26%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (10.26%) DevOps
7 4 (10.26%) SDLC
8 3 (7.69%) Continuous Delivery
8 3 (7.69%) Greenfield Project
8 3 (7.69%) SQL Server 2014
8 3 (7.69%) WebSphere MQ
8 3 (7.69%) Middleware

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 3 (7.69%) Tomcat
1 3 (7.69%) WebSphere
2 2 (5.13%) Confluence
2 2 (5.13%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (2.56%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.69%) HTTP
2 2 (5.13%) Profibus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 5 (12.82%) SQL Server 2012
2 5 (12.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 5 (12.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (12.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (7.69%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (2.56%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (12.82%) JIRA
2 3 (7.69%) Maven
3 2 (5.13%) Git (software)
3 2 (5.13%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.56%) AccuRev
4 1 (2.56%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 1 (2.56%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.56%) NUnit
4 1 (2.56%) SpecFlow
4 1 (2.56%) TeamCity
4 1 (2.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (10.26%) Finance
2 2 (5.13%) Retail
3 1 (2.56%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 18 (46.15%) Developer
2 6 (15.38%) Analyst
2 6 (15.38%) Business Analyst
3 5 (12.82%) Delivery Manager
3 5 (12.82%) Java Developer
3 5 (12.82%) Project Manager
3 5 (12.82%) SQL Developer
4 3 (7.69%) Database Developer
4 3 (7.69%) Product Delivery Manager
4 3 (7.69%) Product Manager
4 3 (7.69%) SQL Database Developer
5 2 (5.13%) Agile Delivery Manager
5 2 (5.13%) Development Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) E-Commerce Manager
5 2 (5.13%) IT Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) IT Business Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) Software Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) Software Development Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) Software Development Business Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) Technical Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.95%) .NET
2 6 (15.38%) XML
3 5 (12.82%) jQuery
4 4 (10.26%) CSS
4 4 (10.26%) HTML
4 4 (10.26%) Web Services
5 3 (7.69%) J2SE
5 3 (7.69%) JMS
5 3 (7.69%) Middleware
5 3 (7.69%) REST
5 3 (7.69%) Servlets
5 3 (7.69%) WebSphere MQ
6 2 (5.13%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (5.13%) HTML5
6 2 (5.13%) JSF
6 2 (5.13%) RESTful
6 2 (5.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (5.13%) WPF
7 1 (2.56%) AngularJS
7 1 (2.56%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.69%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (5.13%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.56%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.56%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.56%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.13%) VxWorks
2 1 (2.56%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.56%) Linux
2 1 (2.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (20.51%) Scrum
2 6 (15.38%) MVC
3 5 (12.82%) ETL
4 4 (10.26%) DevOps
4 4 (10.26%) SDLC
4 4 (10.26%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (7.69%) Continuous Delivery
5 3 (7.69%) E-Commerce
5 3 (7.69%) UML
5 3 (7.69%) Use Case
5 3 (7.69%) Waterfall
6 2 (5.13%) Business Analysis
6 2 (5.13%) Knowledge Management
6 2 (5.13%) PRINCE2
6 2 (5.13%) SOA
6 2 (5.13%) Software Engineering
6 2 (5.13%) Test Automation
6 2 (5.13%) Unit Testing
6 2 (5.13%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (5.13%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (30.77%) SQL
2 6 (15.38%) C#
2 6 (15.38%) Java
2 6 (15.38%) T-SQL
3 2 (5.13%) C
3 2 (5.13%) C++
3 2 (5.13%) JavaScript
3 2 (5.13%) Pascal
3 2 (5.13%) VB
4 1 (2.56%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.56%) Objective-C
4 1 (2.56%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.56%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.56%) Python
4 1 (2.56%) Ruby
4 1 (2.56%) TypeScript
4 1 (2.56%) XAML
Qualifications
1 4 (10.26%) Degree
2 2 (5.13%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.56%) Master's Degree
3 1 (2.56%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) IEC 61508
1 2 (5.13%) IEC 62304
2 1 (2.56%) GDPR
Systems Management
1 1 (2.56%) Ansible
1 1 (2.56%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (20.51%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.56%) Avaya
2 1 (2.56%) Verint
2 1 (2.56%) Xamarin