Period
to 14 November 2018

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 14 November 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 Software Development
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 8 9 4
Rank change year-on-year +1 -5 +15
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 55 33 71
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 18.84% 13.04% 16.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 22.09% 15.79% 19.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 21 33
Staffordshire median daily rate £368 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.38% +3.57% -
10th Percentile £313 £275 £276
90th Percentile £410 £456 £494
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £425 £411
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.34% +5.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Staffordshire median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 -
West Midlands median hourly rate £46.25 £33.00 £24.50
% change year-on-year +40.15% +34.69% -20.97%

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 249 209 360
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 85.27% 82.61% 84.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 141 231
Staffordshire median daily rate £375 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.74% +4.29% -3.45%
10th Percentile £275 £250 £200
90th Percentile £463 £475 £495
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 9 10
Staffordshire median hourly rate £30.13 £14.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +107.76% -42.00% +70.07%
10th Percentile £11.36 £12.22 £12.30
90th Percentile £57.95 £48.00 £46.60
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.85 £23.00 £17.31
% change year-on-year -31.09% +32.87% -13.45%

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 14 November 2018.

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 14 November 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
Stoke-on-Trent +8 29 £368 +13.08% 26
Stafford -2 5 £356 -14.93% 3
Lichfield -5 4 £400 - 6
Tamworth -10 1 - - 19
Cannock - 1 £388 - 2
Agile Software Development
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 14 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Agile Software Development 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 37 (67.27%) .NET
2 35 (63.64%) SQL
3 33 (60.00%) SQL Server
4 32 (58.18%) C#
5 26 (47.27%) Web Services
6 23 (41.82%) NoSQL
7 18 (32.73%) ASP.NET
8 17 (30.91%) .NET Framework
9 15 (27.27%) Degree
9 15 (27.27%) E-Commerce
9 15 (27.27%) Visual Studio
10 13 (23.64%) JIRA
10 13 (23.64%) Computer Science
11 12 (21.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 12 (21.82%) WPF
11 12 (21.82%) AccuRev
11 12 (21.82%) VB.NET
11 12 (21.82%) WinForms
12 11 (20.00%) Teradata
12 11 (20.00%) DB2
12 11 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
12 11 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
12 11 (20.00%) RabbitMQ
12 11 (20.00%) Entity Framework
12 11 (20.00%) Redis
12 11 (20.00%) Relational Database
12 11 (20.00%) Docker
13 10 (18.18%) CSS
13 10 (18.18%) HTML
14 8 (14.55%) JavaScript

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 4 (7.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (5.45%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.82%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 11 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.64%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.64%) RTP
2 1 (1.82%) Internet
2 1 (1.82%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 23 (41.82%) NoSQL
3 12 (21.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (20.00%) DB2
4 11 (20.00%) Redis
4 11 (20.00%) Relational Database
5 7 (12.73%) MongoDB
6 5 (9.09%) SQL Server 2000
7 4 (7.27%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (3.64%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 15 (27.27%) Visual Studio
2 13 (23.64%) JIRA
3 12 (21.82%) AccuRev
4 4 (7.27%) SoapUI
4 4 (7.27%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (5.45%) Git (software)
6 2 (3.64%) Subversion
General
1 2 (3.64%) Marketing
2 1 (1.82%) Finance
2 1 (1.82%) Law
2 1 (1.82%) Military
Job Titles
1 44 (80.00%) Developer
2 28 (50.91%) .NET Developer
3 27 (49.09%) C# Developer
4 23 (41.82%) C# .NET Developer
5 5 (9.09%) C# Software Developer
5 5 (9.09%) Software Developer
5 5 (9.09%) Web Developer
6 4 (7.27%) Analyst
6 4 (7.27%) iOS Developer
6 4 (7.27%) Test Analyst
7 3 (5.45%) .NET Web Developer
7 3 (5.45%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
8 2 (3.64%) .NET Software Developer
8 2 (3.64%) Applications Developer
8 2 (3.64%) Architect
8 2 (3.64%) C# VB.NET Developer
8 2 (3.64%) Integration Developer
8 2 (3.64%) React Developer
8 2 (3.64%) VB.NET Developer
9 1 (1.82%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (67.27%) .NET
2 26 (47.27%) Web Services
3 18 (32.73%) ASP.NET
4 17 (30.91%) .NET Framework
5 12 (21.82%) WinForms
5 12 (21.82%) WPF
6 11 (20.00%) Entity Framework
6 11 (20.00%) RabbitMQ
7 10 (18.18%) CSS
7 10 (18.18%) HTML
8 8 (14.55%) REST
8 8 (14.55%) RESTful
8 8 (14.55%) SOAP
9 7 (12.73%) HTML5
9 7 (12.73%) XML
10 5 (9.09%) jQuery
10 5 (9.09%) WCF
11 4 (7.27%) CSS3
11 4 (7.27%) Node.js
12 3 (5.45%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 13 (23.64%) Computer Science
2 4 (7.27%) Mobile App
3 3 (5.45%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.64%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.82%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.82%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.82%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (14.55%) Apple iOS
2 6 (10.91%) Windows
3 5 (9.09%) Android
4 4 (7.27%) Linux
4 4 (7.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (7.27%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (27.27%) E-Commerce
2 11 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (14.55%) iOS Development
3 8 (14.55%) MVC
3 8 (14.55%) Web Application Development
3 8 (14.55%) Web Development
4 7 (12.73%) Scrum
4 7 (12.73%) SDLC
4 7 (12.73%) TDD
5 5 (9.09%) Test Automation
5 5 (9.09%) Waterfall
6 4 (7.27%) Defect Management
6 4 (7.27%) Functional Testing
6 4 (7.27%) Regression Testing
6 4 (7.27%) SOA
6 4 (7.27%) Software Delivery
6 4 (7.27%) Test Strategy
6 4 (7.27%) V-Model
7 3 (5.45%) Migration
7 3 (5.45%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 35 (63.64%) SQL
2 32 (58.18%) C#
3 12 (21.82%) VB.NET
4 8 (14.55%) JavaScript
5 5 (9.09%) Apple Swift
5 5 (9.09%) Java
5 5 (9.09%) Objective-C
6 3 (5.45%) PHP
6 3 (5.45%) TypeScript
7 2 (3.64%) C
7 2 (3.64%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.82%) Java 8
8 1 (1.82%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 15 (27.27%) Degree
2 6 (10.91%) SC Cleared
2 6 (10.91%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.82%) ISEB
3 1 (1.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.64%) QA
System Software
1 11 (20.00%) Docker
2 2 (3.64%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 11 (20.00%) Teradata
2 8 (14.55%) Oracle
3 4 (7.27%) Red Hat
3 4 (7.27%) VMware
4 3 (5.45%) Xamarin
5 2 (3.64%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.82%) Avaya
6 1 (1.82%) IBM
6 1 (1.82%) IBM Sterling
6 1 (1.82%) Informatica