The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Stoke-on-Trent 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 28 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
Staffordshire / Stoke-on-Trent
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 8 5 10
Rank change year-on-year -3 +5  
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 8 11 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stoke-on-Trent 16.33% 14.86% 9.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 24.24% 18.64% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 3
Median daily rate £335 £575 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -41.73% +76.92%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £270 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £588 £348
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £388
% change year-on-year - +9.67%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.88 £42.25 £37.45
% change year-on-year +1.47% +12.81%  

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 Stoke-on-Trent with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Stoke-on-Trent
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 33 59 27
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Stoke-on-Trent 67.35% 79.73% 81.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 120 65
Median daily rate £335 £388 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.54% +19.23%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £175 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £588 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £17.25
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 Stoke-on-Trent

Job postings citing Agile Software Development as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Stoke-on-Trent.

Job vacancy trend for Agile Software Development in Stoke-on-Trent

Agile Software Development
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Agile Software Development in Stoke-on-Trent

For the 6 months to 28 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 Stoke-on-Trent region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 11 (73.33%) C#
2 10 (66.67%) TDD
3 9 (60.00%) HTML5
3 9 (60.00%) AngularJS
3 9 (60.00%) HTML
3 9 (60.00%) .NET
3 9 (60.00%) SQL Server
4 8 (53.33%) CSS
4 8 (53.33%) SOLID
5 7 (46.67%) Angular 2
6 6 (40.00%) Line Management
6 6 (40.00%) Mentoring
6 6 (40.00%) Microservices
6 6 (40.00%) WPF
6 6 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (40.00%) MySQL
7 4 (26.67%) XML
7 4 (26.67%) SOA
8 3 (20.00%) SQL
8 3 (20.00%) T-SQL
9 2 (13.33%) Java
9 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
9 2 (13.33%) OO
9 2 (13.33%) JBoss
9 2 (13.33%) Web Services
9 2 (13.33%) Scrum
9 2 (13.33%) MVC
9 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
9 2 (13.33%) TeamCity
9 2 (13.33%) Git (software)

Agile Software Development
Co-occurring IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent 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 (13.33%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MFGPRO
1 1 (6.67%) Teamcenter
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (40.00%) MySQL
2 6 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Git (software)
1 2 (13.33%) Jenkins
1 2 (13.33%) Selenium
1 2 (13.33%) Subversion
1 2 (13.33%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (86.67%) Developer
2 10 (66.67%) C# Developer
3 8 (53.33%) Full Stack Developer
4 6 (40.00%) Angular Developer
4 6 (40.00%) C# WPF Developer
4 6 (40.00%) HTML CSS Developer
4 6 (40.00%) HTML Developer
4 6 (40.00%) WPF Developer
5 2 (13.33%) .NET Developer
5 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (13.33%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (13.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Java Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Database Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Java Middleware Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Middleware Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Project Manager
6 1 (6.67%) SQL Database Developer
6 1 (6.67%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (60.00%) .NET
1 9 (60.00%) AngularJS
1 9 (60.00%) HTML
1 9 (60.00%) HTML5
2 8 (53.33%) CSS
3 7 (46.67%) Angular 2
4 6 (40.00%) WPF
5 4 (26.67%) XML
6 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET
6 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 2 (13.33%) jQuery
6 2 (13.33%) JSF
6 2 (13.33%) React
6 2 (13.33%) WCF
6 2 (13.33%) Web Services
7 1 (6.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) TDD
2 8 (53.33%) SOLID
3 6 (40.00%) Line Management
3 6 (40.00%) Mentoring
3 6 (40.00%) Microservices
4 4 (26.67%) SOA
5 2 (13.33%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (13.33%) MVC
5 2 (13.33%) OO
5 2 (13.33%) Scrum
5 2 (13.33%) SDLC
6 1 (6.67%) B2B
6 1 (6.67%) Business Process Modelling
6 1 (6.67%) Document Management
6 1 (6.67%) ITIL
6 1 (6.67%) Migration
6 1 (6.67%) PLM
6 1 (6.67%) Project Management
6 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (73.33%) C#
2 3 (20.00%) SQL
2 3 (20.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (13.33%) Java
3 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (13.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) PMP
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) SAP