Period
to 23 February 2020

The median contractor rate for an Agile Coach was £550 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 23 February 2020.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Coach
UK
6 months to
23 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 575 635 693
Rank change year-on-year +60 +58 -39
Contract jobs requiring an Agile Coach 144 252 194
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.21% 0.26% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.27% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 159 132
UK median daily rate £550 £600 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.33% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £406 £448 £438
90th Percentile £730 £775 £799
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £600 £563
% change year-on-year -8.33% +6.67% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
UK median hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £35.00 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
UK
Contract vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 63,259 93,049 96,254
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.91% 94.69% 94.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 40,852 61,596 63,869
UK median daily rate £450 £462 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.54% +2.61% +5.88%
10th Percentile £237 £270 £263
90th Percentile £650 £648 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,526 2,900 2,852
UK median hourly rate £19.25 £18.70 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.94% - +3.89%
10th Percentile £11.61 £11.00 £11.00
90th Percentile £51.75 £49.50 £48.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +2.86% - -

Agile Coach
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Agile Coach in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Agile Coach in the UK

Agile Coach
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Agile Coach.

Contractor daily rate trend for Agile Coach in the UK

Agile Coach
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Agile Coach over the 6 months to 23 February 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Agile Coach in the UK

Agile Coach
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Coach.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Agile Coach in the UK

Agile Coach
Top 15 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Coach within the UK over the 6 months to 23 February 2020. 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
England +67 115 £550 -8.33% 21
UK excluding London +75 87 £550 -8.33% 17
London +72 53 £563 -6.25% 5
Scotland +11 22 £575 -9.80% 1
North of England +58 16 £550 -8.33% 8
South West +26 16 £525 -4.55% 2
Midlands +51 11 £650 +8.33%
South East +31 11 £638 +5.15% 5
East of England +38 9 £450 -10.67% 1
North East - 9 £600 -
West Midlands +47 6 £475 -20.83%
North West +37 6 £500 -28.57% 6
East Midlands +43 5 £650 -
Wales +25 3 £525 +5.00%
Yorkshire +43 1 £540 +27.06% 2

Agile Coach Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 February 2020, Agile Coach contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads featuring Agile Coach in the job title.

1 144 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 136 (94.44%) Agile Coaching
3 105 (72.92%) Scrum
4 101 (70.14%) Coaching
5 36 (25.00%) Scaled Agile Framework
6 34 (23.61%) Kanban
7 33 (22.92%) Mentoring
8 29 (20.14%) DevOps
9 28 (19.44%) Continuous Improvement
9 28 (19.44%) JIRA
10 23 (15.97%) Finance
11 22 (15.28%) Waterfall
11 22 (15.28%) Public Sector
12 18 (12.50%) Project Delivery
12 18 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
13 14 (9.72%) Service Design
14 12 (8.33%) Release Train
14 12 (8.33%) Project Management
14 12 (8.33%) TDD
15 10 (6.94%) Programme Management
15 10 (6.94%) SDLC
15 10 (6.94%) Portfolio Management
15 10 (6.94%) BDD
15 10 (6.94%) Lean Software Development
16 9 (6.25%) Sprint Planning
16 9 (6.25%) Systems Thinking
16 9 (6.25%) User Experience
16 9 (6.25%) Degree
17 8 (5.56%) Java
17 8 (5.56%) NHS

Agile Coach Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 7 (4.86%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.17%) AWS
2 3 (2.08%) OpenShift
2 3 (2.08%) Trello
3 1 (0.69%) Azure
3 1 (0.69%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.69%) 4G
1 1 (0.69%) Broadband
1 1 (0.69%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (1.39%) GIS
Development Applications
1 28 (19.44%) JIRA
2 3 (2.08%) JMeter
2 3 (2.08%) VersionOne
3 2 (1.39%) Cucumber
3 2 (1.39%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.69%) Gatling
General
1 23 (15.97%) Finance
2 22 (15.28%) Public Sector
3 6 (4.17%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.78%) Banking
4 4 (2.78%) Financial Institution
5 3 (2.08%) Local Government
5 3 (2.08%) Retail
6 2 (1.39%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.39%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.69%) Electronics
7 1 (0.69%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.69%) Marketing
7 1 (0.69%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.69%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.08%) REST
2 1 (0.69%) .NET
2 1 (0.69%) ADO
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.25%) User Experience
2 8 (5.56%) NHS
3 1 (0.69%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (0.69%) FMCG
3 1 (0.69%) Mobile App
3 1 (0.69%) PMI
3 1 (0.69%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.39%) Android
1 2 (1.39%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 144 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 136 (94.44%) Agile Coaching
3 105 (72.92%) Scrum
4 101 (70.14%) Coaching
5 36 (25.00%) Scaled Agile Framework
6 34 (23.61%) Kanban
7 33 (22.92%) Mentoring
8 29 (20.14%) DevOps
9 28 (19.44%) Continuous Improvement
10 22 (15.28%) Waterfall
11 18 (12.50%) Project Delivery
11 18 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
12 14 (9.72%) Service Design
13 12 (8.33%) Project Management
13 12 (8.33%) Release Train
13 12 (8.33%) TDD
14 10 (6.94%) BDD
14 10 (6.94%) Portfolio Management
14 10 (6.94%) Programme Management
14 10 (6.94%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 8 (5.56%) Java
2 5 (3.47%) Python
3 2 (1.39%) Groovy
4 1 (0.69%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (6.25%) Degree
2 5 (3.47%) BPSS Clearance
2 5 (3.47%) Security Cleared
3 4 (2.78%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.69%) DBS Check
4 1 (0.69%) Numerate Degree
4 1 (0.69%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.08%) QA
2 2 (1.39%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.69%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (0.69%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (2.78%) Kubernetes
1 4 (2.78%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (2.78%) Puppet
2 3 (2.08%) Kibana
3 2 (1.39%) Ansible
Vendors
1 6 (4.17%) CA Agile Central
2 3 (2.08%) Cadence
2 3 (2.08%) Microsoft
3 2 (1.39%) Atlassian
3 2 (1.39%) SAP
3 2 (1.39%) ServiceNow
4 1 (0.69%) Pega
4 1 (0.69%) Spotify