The median contractor rate for an Agile Coach was £550 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

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
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 495 587 580
Rank change year-on-year +92 -7  
Contract jobs requiring an Agile Coach 106 57 66
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.23% 0.11% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.11% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 45 40
Median daily rate £550 £500 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -9.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £413 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £676 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £500 £538
% change year-on-year +10.00% -6.97%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
UK
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 43829 51011 53185
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.75% 94.87% 94.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 28353 33254 33375
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1353 1511 2053
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.48 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.14% +9.21%  

Agile Coach
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Agile Coach in the job title.

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 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Agile Coach in the UK

Agile Coach
Top 30 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 3 months to 24 June 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
England +81 81 £550 +10.00% 24
London +17 36 £560 +12.00% 14
Wales - 17 £538 -
South East +41 12 £600 -4.00% 8
North West +30 12 £550 +10.00%
City of London +3 10 £560 +1.81% 5
West Wales - 10 £575 -
Swansea - 10 £575 -
Leicester +5 8 £413 -17.50%
East Midlands -1 8 £413 -13.15%
Leicestershire -2 8 £413 -17.50%
Scotland +45 7 £800 +100.00%
Edinburgh +18 7 £800 +100.00%
East of England - 7 £550 -
Oxfordshire - 7 £650 -
Cheshire - 6 £638 -
Warrington - 6 £638 -
Yorkshire - 5 £479 -
Southend-on-Sea - 4 £525 -
West Yorkshire - 4 £558 -
Oxford - 4 £600 -
Essex - 4 £525 -
Leeds - 3 - -
Liverpool - 3 £440 -
Merseyside - 3 £440 -
Hampshire - 2 £493 - 1
South Wales - 2 £450 -
Hertfordshire - 2 £605 -
Manchester +11 1 £550 +10.00%
Westminster +6 1 £500 +21.21%

Agile Coach Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, Agile Coach contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Agile Coach in the job title.

1 201 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 151 (75.12%) Scrum
3 114 (56.72%) Coaching
4 77 (38.31%) Kanban
5 51 (25.37%) Mentoring
6 40 (19.90%) DevOps
7 39 (19.40%) Continuous Improvement
8 31 (15.42%) TDD
9 29 (14.43%) Finance
10 27 (13.43%) JIRA
11 23 (11.44%) Continuous Integration
11 23 (11.44%) Project Management
12 22 (10.95%) Virtual Team
13 21 (10.45%) Software Delivery
13 21 (10.45%) Waterfall
14 20 (9.95%) Test Automation
14 20 (9.95%) Product Management
14 20 (9.95%) User Stories
15 18 (8.96%) Open Source
16 17 (8.46%) BDD
17 15 (7.46%) PRINCE2
18 14 (6.97%) Confluence
18 14 (6.97%) Retail
19 13 (6.47%) Degree
20 12 (5.97%) QA
20 12 (5.97%) Change Management
20 12 (5.97%) Banking
20 12 (5.97%) A/B Testing
21 11 (5.47%) Digital Transformation Programme
21 11 (5.47%) ITIL

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 14 (6.97%) Confluence
2 3 (1.49%) CMS
3 2 (1.00%) Alfresco
3 2 (1.00%) Drupal
3 2 (1.00%) Liferay
3 2 (1.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (0.50%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.98%) PaaS
1 8 (3.98%) SaaS
2 1 (0.50%) Basecamp
2 1 (0.50%) IaaS
2 1 (0.50%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.99%) Intranet
2 1 (0.50%) Internet
2 1 (0.50%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.50%) Big Data
1 1 (0.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 27 (13.43%) JIRA
2 9 (4.48%) VersionOne
3 8 (3.98%) Jenkins
3 8 (3.98%) JIRA Agile
4 4 (1.99%) Visual Studio Team System
5 2 (1.00%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (0.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 29 (14.43%) Finance
2 14 (6.97%) Retail
3 12 (5.97%) Banking
4 10 (4.98%) Financial Institution
5 3 (1.49%) Investment Banking
5 3 (1.49%) Legal
6 2 (1.00%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.00%) Publishing
6 2 (1.00%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.50%) Automotive
7 1 (0.50%) Electronics
7 1 (0.50%) Games
7 1 (0.50%) Marketing
7 1 (0.50%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.49%) Node.js
1 3 (1.49%) React
1 3 (1.49%) Velocity
2 2 (1.00%) .NET
3 1 (0.50%) AngularJS
3 1 (0.50%) HTML
3 1 (0.50%) Java EE
3 1 (0.50%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 22 (10.95%) Virtual Team
2 9 (4.48%) Computer Science
3 8 (3.98%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (2.49%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (2.49%) Equities
4 5 (2.49%) Fixed Income
5 2 (1.00%) iPad
5 2 (1.00%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (0.50%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.50%) Infotainment
6 1 (0.50%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.50%) PMI
6 1 (0.50%) RIA
6 1 (0.50%) Social Media
6 1 (0.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.00%) Android
1 2 (1.00%) Apple iOS
1 2 (1.00%) Windows
2 1 (0.50%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 201 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 151 (75.12%) Scrum
3 114 (56.72%) Coaching
4 77 (38.31%) Kanban
5 51 (25.37%) Mentoring
6 40 (19.90%) DevOps
7 39 (19.40%) Continuous Improvement
8 31 (15.42%) TDD
9 23 (11.44%) Continuous Integration
9 23 (11.44%) Project Management
10 21 (10.45%) Software Delivery
10 21 (10.45%) Waterfall
11 20 (9.95%) Product Management
11 20 (9.95%) Test Automation
11 20 (9.95%) User Stories
12 18 (8.96%) Open Source
13 17 (8.46%) BDD
14 15 (7.46%) PRINCE2
15 12 (5.97%) A/B Testing
15 12 (5.97%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (4.98%) Java
2 5 (2.49%) Scala
Qualifications
1 13 (6.47%) Degree
2 10 (4.98%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 4 (1.99%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (1.49%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.00%) BC Cleared
5 2 (1.00%) PMP
6 1 (0.50%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.50%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.97%) QA
2 6 (2.99%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.50%) PMO
Systems Management
1 8 (3.98%) Opscode Chef
1 8 (3.98%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (3.98%) CA Agile Central
2 5 (2.49%) Atlassian
3 3 (1.49%) Microsoft
3 3 (1.49%) Progress
4 2 (1.00%) IBM
4 2 (1.00%) OpenText
4 2 (1.00%) Oracle
4 2 (1.00%) WSO2
5 1 (0.50%) Adobe
5 1 (0.50%) CA
5 1 (0.50%) Facebook
5 1 (0.50%) SAP
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