Period
to 19 August 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 19 August 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
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 7 12 5
Rank change year-on-year +5 -7 +17
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 51 24 48
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 18.41% 10.43% 12.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 22.97% 13.19% 15.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 14 18
Staffordshire median daily rate £375 £335 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.94% -8.84% +4.63%
10th Percentile £311 £304 £236
90th Percentile £446 £378 £588
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +10.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Staffordshire median hourly rate £47.50 £35.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +35.71% - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £47.50 £32.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year +46.15% +91.18% -45.93%

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 222 182 317
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 80.14% 79.13% 82.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 132 196
Staffordshire median daily rate £375 £350 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +5.66% -9.25%
10th Percentile £264 £206 £188
90th Percentile £471 £475 £488
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 8 8
Staffordshire median hourly rate £13.00 £14.35 £13.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.41% +8.30% -14.52%
10th Percentile £11.17 £13.00 £9.95
90th Percentile £35.00 £31.90 £46.80
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £21.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year -26.19% +27.27% -26.67%

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 19 August 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 19 August 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 +4 18 £375 +11.94% 13
Stafford -1 12 £381 +27.08% 7
Burton-upon-Trent - 3 £400 - 4
Lichfield +2 2 £308 - 1
Cannock - 2 - - 3
Agile Software Development
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 22 (43.14%) .NET
2 19 (37.25%) C#
3 18 (35.29%) SQL
4 15 (29.41%) SQL Server
5 13 (25.49%) Scrum
6 12 (23.53%) ASP.NET
6 12 (23.53%) CSS
6 12 (23.53%) HTML
7 11 (21.57%) Web Services
8 10 (19.61%) NoSQL
9 9 (17.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 9 (17.65%) HTML5
10 8 (15.69%) Waterfall
10 8 (15.69%) Microsoft Azure
10 8 (15.69%) .NET Framework
10 8 (15.69%) Business Intelligence
10 8 (15.69%) JavaScript
10 8 (15.69%) Relational Database
11 7 (13.73%) RabbitMQ
11 7 (13.73%) Entity Framework
11 7 (13.73%) Redis
11 7 (13.73%) Docker
11 7 (13.73%) Visual Studio
11 7 (13.73%) DB2
11 7 (13.73%) Teradata
11 7 (13.73%) Android
12 6 (11.76%) jQuery
12 6 (11.76%) JIRA
12 6 (11.76%) Project Management
12 6 (11.76%) Apple iOS

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 (7.84%) ColdFusion
2 1 (1.96%) Confluence
2 1 (1.96%) SAS
2 1 (1.96%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.96%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.96%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (1.96%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 8 (15.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.92%) SaaS
3 1 (1.96%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.92%) SMS
2 1 (1.96%) HTTP
2 1 (1.96%) Profibus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (29.41%) SQL Server
2 10 (19.61%) NoSQL
3 9 (17.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (15.69%) Relational Database
5 7 (13.73%) DB2
5 7 (13.73%) Redis
6 3 (5.88%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.96%) Power BI
7 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (13.73%) Visual Studio
2 6 (11.76%) JIRA
3 3 (5.88%) AccuRev
4 2 (3.92%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.96%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.96%) Maven
5 1 (1.96%) NUnit
5 1 (1.96%) SpecFlow
General
1 2 (3.92%) Law
1 2 (3.92%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (1.96%) Finance
2 1 (1.96%) Marketing
2 1 (1.96%) Retail
Job Titles
1 31 (60.78%) Developer
2 16 (31.37%) .NET Developer
3 13 (25.49%) C# Developer
4 11 (21.57%) C# .NET Developer
5 5 (9.80%) Analyst
5 5 (9.80%) Project Manager
6 3 (5.88%) Agile Delivery Manager
6 3 (5.88%) Business Analyst
6 3 (5.88%) Delivery Manager
7 2 (3.92%) Agile Project Manager
7 2 (3.92%) Android Developer
7 2 (3.92%) Architect
7 2 (3.92%) Digital Architect
7 2 (3.92%) Digital Solutions Architect
7 2 (3.92%) Full Stack Developer
7 2 (3.92%) Integration Developer
7 2 (3.92%) PHP Developer
7 2 (3.92%) React Developer
7 2 (3.92%) Scrum Master
7 2 (3.92%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (43.14%) .NET
2 12 (23.53%) ASP.NET
2 12 (23.53%) CSS
2 12 (23.53%) HTML
3 11 (21.57%) Web Services
4 9 (17.65%) HTML5
5 8 (15.69%) .NET Framework
6 7 (13.73%) Entity Framework
6 7 (13.73%) RabbitMQ
7 6 (11.76%) jQuery
8 5 (9.80%) CSS3
9 4 (7.84%) Node.js
9 4 (7.84%) REST
10 3 (5.88%) AngularJS
10 3 (5.88%) Apache Cordova
10 3 (5.88%) SOAP
10 3 (5.88%) WPF
11 2 (3.92%) React
11 2 (3.92%) RESTful
11 2 (3.92%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.84%) Computer Science
1 4 (7.84%) Mobile App
2 3 (5.88%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.92%) EPoS
4 1 (1.96%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.96%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.96%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.96%) NHS
4 1 (1.96%) Social Media
4 1 (1.96%) User Experience
4 1 (1.96%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 7 (13.73%) Android
2 6 (11.76%) Apple iOS
3 2 (3.92%) Windows
4 1 (1.96%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (25.49%) Scrum
2 8 (15.69%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (15.69%) Waterfall
3 6 (11.76%) Project Management
4 5 (9.80%) E-Commerce
4 5 (9.80%) iOS Development
4 5 (9.80%) MVC
4 5 (9.80%) Web Development
5 4 (7.84%) Android Development
5 4 (7.84%) Business Analysis
5 4 (7.84%) Mentoring
5 4 (7.84%) TDD
5 4 (7.84%) Web Application Development
6 3 (5.88%) Coaching
6 3 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (5.88%) Facilities Management
6 3 (5.88%) Migration
6 3 (5.88%) Problem-Solving
6 3 (5.88%) Software Engineering
6 3 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (37.25%) C#
2 18 (35.29%) SQL
3 8 (15.69%) JavaScript
4 6 (11.76%) TypeScript
5 5 (9.80%) Java
6 4 (7.84%) Apple Swift
6 4 (7.84%) Objective-C
6 4 (7.84%) PHP
7 2 (3.92%) C
7 2 (3.92%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.96%) C++
8 1 (1.96%) Java 8
8 1 (1.96%) MATLAB
8 1 (1.96%) Pascal
8 1 (1.96%) R
8 1 (1.96%) XAML
Qualifications
1 5 (9.80%) Degree
2 2 (3.92%) SC Cleared
2 2 (3.92%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.96%) IEC 61508
1 1 (1.96%) IEC 62304
System Software
1 7 (13.73%) Docker
Vendors
1 7 (13.73%) Teradata
2 4 (7.84%) Xamarin
3 3 (5.88%) Oracle
4 2 (3.92%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.96%) Informatica
5 1 (1.96%) RapidMiner