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 29 March 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
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 5 7 10
Rank change year-on-year +2 +3  
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 17 23 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 12.14% 15.54% 14.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 16.67% 19.33% 17.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 22
Median daily rate £355 £355 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -11.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £318 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £485 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +5.00% +3.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.25 £36.00
% change year-on-year +0.59% +17.36%  

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 102 119 139
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 72.86% 80.41% 78.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 77 93
Median daily rate £350 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 9
Median hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -4.47%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.14% +28.33%  

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 29 March 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 -3 7 £388 +20.15% 2
Stafford +1 2 - - 2
Burton-upon-Trent - 2 - - 1
Tamworth - 1 £425 - 1
Agile Software Development
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 16 (32.00%) Scrum
1 16 (32.00%) .NET
2 15 (30.00%) HTML
3 13 (26.00%) CSS
3 13 (26.00%) Microsoft
3 13 (26.00%) HTML5
4 12 (24.00%) C#
5 11 (22.00%) Java
5 11 (22.00%) JavaScript
6 10 (20.00%) SQL Server
7 9 (18.00%) ASP.NET
7 9 (18.00%) MVC
7 9 (18.00%) TDD
7 9 (18.00%) jQuery
8 8 (16.00%) Selenium
8 8 (16.00%) Dynamics CRM
8 8 (16.00%) SQL
8 8 (16.00%) OO
8 8 (16.00%) CRM
9 7 (14.00%) Git (software)
9 7 (14.00%) AngularJS
9 7 (14.00%) React
10 6 (12.00%) SOLID
10 6 (12.00%) ASP.NET MVC
10 6 (12.00%) JIRA
10 6 (12.00%) Project Management
11 5 (10.00%) XML
11 5 (10.00%) PRINCE2
11 5 (10.00%) SOA
11 5 (10.00%) T-SQL

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 (4.00%) Confluence
1 2 (4.00%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (2.00%) MS Project
1 1 (2.00%) MS Visio
1 1 (2.00%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 8 (16.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.00%) MFGPRO
2 1 (2.00%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.00%) Slack
2 1 (2.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.00%) Profibus
1 2 (4.00%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.00%) NoSQL
2 2 (4.00%) RDBMS
2 2 (4.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.00%) GIS
3 1 (2.00%) MySQL
3 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 8 (16.00%) Selenium
2 7 (14.00%) Git (software)
3 6 (12.00%) JIRA
4 5 (10.00%) Jenkins
4 5 (10.00%) Subversion
5 4 (8.00%) TeamCity
5 4 (8.00%) WebDriver
6 3 (6.00%) Gradle
6 3 (6.00%) Octopus Deploy
6 3 (6.00%) SpecFlow
7 2 (4.00%) Ant
7 2 (4.00%) Grunt
7 2 (4.00%) gulp
7 2 (4.00%) Maven
7 2 (4.00%) NUnit
8 1 (2.00%) Android Studio
8 1 (2.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (2.00%) SoapUI
8 1 (2.00%) SonarQube
8 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 4 (8.00%) Games
2 2 (4.00%) Finance
3 1 (2.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 27 (54.00%) Developer
2 8 (16.00%) .NET Developer
3 7 (14.00%) Java Developer
4 6 (12.00%) Analyst
4 6 (12.00%) C# Developer
4 6 (12.00%) Project Manager
5 4 (8.00%) ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (8.00%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (6.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (6.00%) CRM Analyst
6 3 (6.00%) CRM Developer
6 3 (6.00%) Dynamics CRM Developer
6 3 (6.00%) QA Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) Senior QA Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) Test Analyst
7 2 (4.00%) Business Analyst
7 2 (4.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 2 (4.00%) Software Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) Test Manager
7 2 (4.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (32.00%) .NET
2 15 (30.00%) HTML
3 13 (26.00%) CSS
3 13 (26.00%) HTML5
4 9 (18.00%) ASP.NET
4 9 (18.00%) jQuery
5 7 (14.00%) AngularJS
5 7 (14.00%) React
6 6 (12.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 5 (10.00%) WCF
7 5 (10.00%) XML
8 4 (8.00%) Spring
9 3 (6.00%) Node.js
9 3 (6.00%) REST
9 3 (6.00%) Web Services
10 2 (4.00%) CSS3
10 2 (4.00%) D3.js
10 2 (4.00%) Hibernate
10 2 (4.00%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (4.00%) Device Driver
1 2 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (2.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.00%) NHS
2 1 (2.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.00%) VxWorks
2 2 (4.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (32.00%) Scrum
2 9 (18.00%) MVC
2 9 (18.00%) TDD
3 8 (16.00%) CRM
3 8 (16.00%) OO
4 6 (12.00%) Project Management
4 6 (12.00%) SOLID
5 5 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (10.00%) PRINCE2
5 5 (10.00%) SOA
5 5 (10.00%) Unit Testing
6 4 (8.00%) Continuous Delivery
6 4 (8.00%) Functional Testing
6 4 (8.00%) Responsive Web Design
6 4 (8.00%) Software Engineering
7 3 (6.00%) Business Analysis
7 3 (6.00%) Kanban
7 3 (6.00%) Performance Testing
7 3 (6.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (4.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (24.00%) C#
2 11 (22.00%) Java
2 11 (22.00%) JavaScript
3 8 (16.00%) SQL
4 5 (10.00%) T-SQL
5 4 (8.00%) C
6 3 (6.00%) PowerShell
7 2 (4.00%) C++
7 2 (4.00%) Objective-C
7 2 (4.00%) Pascal
7 2 (4.00%) Python
7 2 (4.00%) TypeScript
8 1 (2.00%) ES6
8 1 (2.00%) MATLAB
8 1 (2.00%) VB
8 1 (2.00%) VB6
Qualifications
1 2 (4.00%) Degree
2 1 (2.00%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.00%) QA
2 1 (2.00%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.00%) IEC 61508
2 1 (2.00%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (4.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.00%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 13 (26.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.00%) SOASTA, Inc
3 2 (4.00%) Google
4 1 (2.00%) Atlassian
4 1 (2.00%) Coverity
4 1 (2.00%) SAP
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £250 per day for a rolling 6 month contract
Posted: 15 hours ago
Stoke on Trent, ST4 4FB UK
Ticketmaster
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 22 days ago