Period
to 19 August 2019

The median contractor rate for an Agile Coach was £600 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 19 August 2019.

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
19 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 606 645 654
Rank change year-on-year +39 +9 +140
Contract jobs requiring an Agile Coach 238 261 224
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.26% 0.26% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.27% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 176 159
UK median daily rate £600 £563 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +2.27% +5.26%
10th Percentile £425 £425 £415
90th Percentile £726 £788 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £550 £525
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +0.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
UK median hourly rate £35.00 - £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 - £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 85,040 96,977 91,637
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.33% 94.86% 94.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 55,820 63,467 59,521
UK median daily rate £465 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +2.86% +2.94%
10th Percentile £263 £269 £263
90th Percentile £650 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +3.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,906 3,114 2,812
UK median hourly rate £19.77 £18.00 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.82% -3.74% -1.58%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.00 £10.75
90th Percentile £52.50 £47.83 £48.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year +5.71% -2.78% -5.26%

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 19 August 2019.

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 14 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 19 August 2019. 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 +87 212 £575 - 22
London +77 123 £615 +6.96% 10
UK excluding London -24 114 £550 - 13
South East +24 28 £600 -2.44% 3
Scotland +26 24 £600 +6.67% 1
North of England +37 21 £475 -3.80% 4
South West -12 21 £550 - 2
Yorkshire +20 12 £475 +5.56% 1
East of England +23 10 £550 +7.32% 3
Midlands +17 10 £484 -7.81%
North West +19 9 £513 -8.89% 3
East Midlands +23 7 £488 -18.75%
West Midlands +19 3 £484 -7.81%
Wales -17 1 - -

Agile Coach Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 August 2019, 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.

1 238 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 233 (97.90%) Agile Coaching
3 192 (80.67%) Coaching
4 158 (66.39%) Scrum
5 79 (33.19%) Kanban
6 61 (25.63%) Scaled Agile Framework
7 53 (22.27%) Continuous Improvement
8 50 (21.01%) Mentoring
9 45 (18.91%) Finance
10 43 (18.07%) DevOps
11 25 (10.50%) JIRA
12 21 (8.82%) Software Engineering
13 20 (8.40%) People Management
13 20 (8.40%) Problem-Solving
14 19 (7.98%) Public Sector
14 19 (7.98%) Stakeholder Management
14 19 (7.98%) Security Cleared
15 16 (6.72%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
15 16 (6.72%) Service Design
16 15 (6.30%) Project Delivery
16 15 (6.30%) Project Management
17 14 (5.88%) E-Commerce
17 14 (5.88%) QA
17 14 (5.88%) Stakeholder Engagement
18 13 (5.46%) SC Cleared
18 13 (5.46%) Microsoft Azure
18 13 (5.46%) Banking
18 13 (5.46%) Conflict Management
18 13 (5.46%) Systems Thinking
19 12 (5.04%) Continuous Delivery

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 5 (2.10%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.84%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.42%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.42%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.42%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 13 (5.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (2.94%) Trello
3 1 (0.42%) Apple Pay
3 1 (0.42%) Google Pay
3 1 (0.42%) PaaS
3 1 (0.42%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.42%) Big Data
1 1 (0.42%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 25 (10.50%) JIRA
2 6 (2.52%) Visual Studio Team System
3 3 (1.26%) Cucumber
3 3 (1.26%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.84%) Selenium
5 1 (0.42%) Gatling
5 1 (0.42%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.42%) JMeter
5 1 (0.42%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.42%) VersionOne
5 1 (0.42%) WebDriver
General
1 45 (18.91%) Finance
2 19 (7.98%) Public Sector
3 13 (5.46%) Banking
4 9 (3.78%) Retail
5 2 (0.84%) Advertising
5 2 (0.84%) Back Office
5 2 (0.84%) Front Office
5 2 (0.84%) Investment Banking
5 2 (0.84%) Law
5 2 (0.84%) Local Government
5 2 (0.84%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.42%) Dutch Language
6 1 (0.42%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.42%) French Language
6 1 (0.42%) Marketing
6 1 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.42%) Police
6 1 (0.42%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.84%) Gherkin
2 1 (0.42%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 12 (5.04%) User Experience
2 10 (4.20%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (2.94%) Data Protection Act
4 6 (2.52%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (1.26%) PMI
6 2 (0.84%) FMCG
6 2 (0.84%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.42%) Contactless
7 1 (0.42%) Learning Management System
7 1 (0.42%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.42%) NHS
7 1 (0.42%) Online Banking
7 1 (0.42%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.42%) Android
1 1 (0.42%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 238 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 233 (97.90%) Agile Coaching
3 192 (80.67%) Coaching
4 158 (66.39%) Scrum
5 79 (33.19%) Kanban
6 61 (25.63%) Scaled Agile Framework
7 53 (22.27%) Continuous Improvement
8 50 (21.01%) Mentoring
9 43 (18.07%) DevOps
10 21 (8.82%) Software Engineering
11 20 (8.40%) People Management
11 20 (8.40%) Problem-Solving
12 19 (7.98%) Stakeholder Management
13 16 (6.72%) Service Design
13 16 (6.72%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
14 15 (6.30%) Project Delivery
14 15 (6.30%) Project Management
15 14 (5.88%) E-Commerce
15 14 (5.88%) Stakeholder Engagement
16 13 (5.46%) Systems Thinking
Programming Languages
1 8 (3.36%) C
2 2 (0.84%) Java
3 1 (0.42%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 19 (7.98%) Security Cleared
2 13 (5.46%) SC Cleared
3 7 (2.94%) BPSS Clearance
4 6 (2.52%) Degree
5 3 (1.26%) PMI Certification
6 2 (0.84%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.42%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.88%) QA
2 4 (1.68%) PMO
3 1 (0.42%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.42%) GDPR
System Software
1 2 (0.84%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (0.84%) Puppet
2 1 (0.42%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 7 (2.94%) Microsoft
2 3 (1.26%) CA Agile Central
3 2 (0.84%) ServiceNow
3 2 (0.84%) Spotify
4 1 (0.42%) Atlassian
4 1 (0.42%) BT
4 1 (0.42%) SAP