Period
to 20 January 2018

The median contractor rate for an Agile Development Manager was £553 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 20 January 2018.

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 Development Manager
UK
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 826 799 835
Rank change year-on-year -27 +36 -20
Contract jobs requiring an Agile Development Manager 44 45 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.044% 0.046% 0.039%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.047% 0.049% 0.041%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 42 20
UK median daily rate £553 £518 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.76% +3.50% +8.11%
10th Percentile £349 £409 £413
90th Percentile £615 £638 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £499 £468
% change year-on-year +5.26% +6.68% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
UK median hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 - -

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 94,249 91,784 102,687
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.80% 94.78% 94.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 62,616 59,908 65,517
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £260 £253 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,769 3,237 3,875
UK median hourly rate £18.50 £18.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.78% -5.26% +15.15%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.10 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.13
% change year-on-year - -3.45% +9.85%

Agile Development Manager
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Agile Development Manager in the UK

Agile Development Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Agile Development Manager in the UK

Agile Development Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Agile Development Manager over the 6 months to 20 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Agile Development Manager in the UK

Agile Development Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Agile Development Manager in the UK

Agile Development Manager
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 Development Manager within the UK over the 6 months to 20 January 2018. 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 -7 41 £555 +5.71% 20
UK excluding London +21 27 £525 +5.26% 12
London -38 17 £555 +5.71% 8
East of England 0 10 £600 +23.08% 2
South East -21 8 £548 -8.75% 4
North of England +36 2 £425 -1.16% 2
Midlands +7 2 £450 +12.50% 3
South West - 2 £730 - 1
Wales - 2 £295 -
Yorkshire +12 1 £500 +16.28% 2
East Midlands +2 1 £450 +12.50% 2
Scotland -17 1 - -
North West - 1 £350 -
West Midlands - 1 - - 1

Agile Development Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, Agile Development Manager 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 Development Manager in the job title.

1 44 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (45.45%) Project Management
3 17 (38.64%) Scrum
4 15 (34.09%) Finance
5 12 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
6 10 (22.73%) JavaScript
6 10 (22.73%) JIRA
6 10 (22.73%) Product Management
6 10 (22.73%) SDLC
7 9 (20.45%) Software Delivery
8 8 (18.18%) E-Commerce
8 8 (18.18%) PRINCE2
8 8 (18.18%) Change Management
9 7 (15.91%) Continuous Improvement
10 6 (13.64%) Confluence
10 6 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (13.64%) Java
10 6 (13.64%) Mentoring
11 5 (11.36%) Coaching
11 5 (11.36%) Analytics
11 5 (11.36%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
11 5 (11.36%) C#
11 5 (11.36%) HTML
11 5 (11.36%) .NET
11 5 (11.36%) CSS
11 5 (11.36%) Data Analysis
11 5 (11.36%) Web Analytics
12 4 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
12 4 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 4 (9.09%) Computer Science

Agile Development Manager 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 6 (13.64%) Confluence
2 1 (2.27%) CMS
2 1 (2.27%) Drupal
Applications
1 3 (6.82%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (4.55%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (2.27%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.55%) GitHub
2 1 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.27%) PaaS
2 1 (2.27%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.09%) SQL Server
1 4 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
1 4 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
1 4 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
1 4 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (2.27%) Big Data
2 1 (2.27%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (22.73%) JIRA
2 4 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (4.55%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.27%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.27%) GitLab
4 1 (2.27%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.27%) Mockito
General
1 15 (34.09%) Finance
2 3 (6.82%) Manufacturing
2 3 (6.82%) Publishing
3 2 (4.55%) Marketing
4 1 (2.27%) Advertising
4 1 (2.27%) Automotive
4 1 (2.27%) Electronics
4 1 (2.27%) Games
4 1 (2.27%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.36%) .NET
1 5 (11.36%) CSS
1 5 (11.36%) HTML
2 4 (9.09%) .NET Framework
2 4 (9.09%) ASP.NET
2 4 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
2 4 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web API
2 4 (9.09%) jQuery
2 4 (9.09%) Node.js
2 4 (9.09%) React
2 4 (9.09%) WCF
3 1 (2.27%) HTML5
3 1 (2.27%) JMX
3 1 (2.27%) JSON
3 1 (2.27%) RESTful
3 1 (2.27%) Sass
3 1 (2.27%) Spring
3 1 (2.27%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.09%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.27%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.27%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.27%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.27%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.55%) Android
2 1 (2.27%) Linux
2 1 (2.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (45.45%) Project Management
3 17 (38.64%) Scrum
4 12 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (22.73%) Product Management
5 10 (22.73%) SDLC
6 9 (20.45%) Software Delivery
7 8 (18.18%) Change Management
7 8 (18.18%) E-Commerce
7 8 (18.18%) PRINCE2
8 7 (15.91%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (13.64%) Mentoring
10 5 (11.36%) Analytics
10 5 (11.36%) Coaching
10 5 (11.36%) Data Analysis
10 5 (11.36%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
10 5 (11.36%) Web Analytics
11 4 (9.09%) MVC
11 4 (9.09%) Project Governance
Programming Languages
1 10 (22.73%) JavaScript
2 6 (13.64%) Java
3 5 (11.36%) C#
4 4 (9.09%) SQL
4 4 (9.09%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.27%) C
5 1 (2.27%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (6.82%) Degree
1 3 (6.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 3 (6.82%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (2.27%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (2.27%) Master's Degree
2 1 (2.27%) PMI Certification
2 1 (2.27%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.55%) PMO
2 1 (2.27%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.27%) GDPR
Systems Management
1 1 (2.27%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (6.82%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.55%) Adobe
3 1 (2.27%) Google
3 1 (2.27%) SAP
3 1 (2.27%) Twitter