Period
to 21 November 2017

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 6 months to 21 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
Staffordshire > Stoke-on-Trent
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 15 2 17
Rank change year-on-year -13 +15 -8
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 9 39 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stoke-on-Trent 9.00% 25.49% 8.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.16% 28.47% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 24 6
Stoke-on-Trent median daily rate £325 £350 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.14% +1.82% -14.06%
10th Percentile £301 £281 £316
90th Percentile £384 £483 £400
Staffordshire median daily rate £361 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +3.21% - +5.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Stoke-on-Trent median hourly rate - - -
Staffordshire median hourly rate £45.00 - £20.00

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

All Process and Methodology Skills
Stoke-on-Trent
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 74 137 60
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stoke-on-Trent 74.00% 89.54% 88.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 86 41
Stoke-on-Trent median daily rate £400 £350 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -2.10% +2.14%
10th Percentile £260 £160 £263
90th Percentile £488 £516 £430
Staffordshire median daily rate £365 £350 £363
% change year-on-year +4.29% -3.45% +11.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 4
Stoke-on-Trent median hourly rate £14.50 £25.00 £14.43
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -42.00% +73.31% -5.41%
10th Percentile £11.32 £25.00 £12.35
90th Percentile £18.75 £25.00 £18.33
Staffordshire median hourly rate £14.50 £25.00 £14.70
% change year-on-year -42.00% +70.07% +17.60%

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 21 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 Stoke-on-Trent region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 7 (77.78%) SQL
1 7 (77.78%) SQL Server
2 6 (66.67%) T-SQL
3 5 (55.56%) ETL
3 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
3 5 (55.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 5 (55.56%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (55.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (55.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2014
4 3 (33.33%) .NET
4 3 (33.33%) MVC
5 2 (22.22%) Middleware
5 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (22.22%) CSS
5 2 (22.22%) Web Services
5 2 (22.22%) C#
5 2 (22.22%) Java
5 2 (22.22%) Web Development
5 2 (22.22%) Degree
5 2 (22.22%) JIRA
5 2 (22.22%) jQuery
6 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
6 1 (11.11%) WCF
6 1 (11.11%) WPF
6 1 (11.11%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (11.11%) JSF
6 1 (11.11%) Xamarin
6 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
6 1 (11.11%) Enterprise 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 1 (11.11%) JBoss
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (77.78%) SQL Server
2 5 (55.56%) SQL Server 2012
2 5 (55.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 5 (55.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (55.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (11.11%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) JIRA
2 1 (11.11%) AccuRev
2 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (55.56%) SQL Developer
3 3 (33.33%) Database Developer
3 3 (33.33%) SQL Database Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Full Stack Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Java Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Software Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) .NET
2 2 (22.22%) CSS
2 2 (22.22%) jQuery
2 2 (22.22%) Middleware
2 2 (22.22%) Web Services
3 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (11.11%) HTML
3 1 (11.11%) JSF
3 1 (11.11%) RESTful
3 1 (11.11%) WCF
3 1 (11.11%) WPF
3 1 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
1 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (11.11%) Greenfield Project
1 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) ETL
2 3 (33.33%) MVC
3 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (22.22%) Web Development
4 1 (11.11%) Dependency Injection
4 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
4 1 (11.11%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (11.11%) Mobile Development
4 1 (11.11%) Scrum
4 1 (11.11%) SDLC
4 1 (11.11%) Secure Coding
4 1 (11.11%) SOA
4 1 (11.11%) SOLID
4 1 (11.11%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) SQL
2 6 (66.67%) T-SQL
3 2 (22.22%) C#
3 2 (22.22%) Java
4 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
4 1 (11.11%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Xamarin