The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Agile Project Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Agile Project Management over the 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Agile Project Management
UK
Rank 422 440 511
Rank change year-on-year +18 +71  
Contract jobs citing Agile Project Management 174 204 110
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.38% 0.38% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.46% 0.46% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 141 75
Median daily rate £435 £460 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.43% +8.23%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £650 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £475 £450
% change year-on-year -10.52% +5.55%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Agile Project Management is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 37647 43912 41983
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 83.11% 82.85% 79.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 24815 28793 26009
Median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 953 1109 1205
Median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £28.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.66% +33.02%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £55.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

Agile Project Management
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Agile Project Management as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Agile Project Management in the UK

Agile Project Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Agile Project Management in the UK

Agile Project Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Agile Project Management over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Agile Project Management in the UK

Agile Project Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Agile Project Management in the UK

Agile Project Management
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 Project Management within the UK over the 3 months to 24 March 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 +17 169 £431 -8.40% 15
London +4 76 £481 +6.94% 7
Newcastle upon Tyne +8 24 £400 -24.52%
Tyne and Wear +2 24 £400 -13.04%
North East -3 24 £400 -20.39%
South East +29 21 £463 +11.44% 5
West Midlands +17 15 £465 +232.14%
North West +13 10 £375 -21.05%
Birmingham - 10 £492 -
West Sussex +2 9 £449 -
Yorkshire +1 8 £431 -31.00% 1
East Midlands - 8 £347 -
Lancashire +21 7 £368 -16.38%
Worthing +14 7 £449 -
West Yorkshire -1 7 £431 -31.00%
Leeds -4 7 £431 -31.00%
Nottingham - 7 £343 -
Nottinghamshire - 7 £343 -
Blackpool +19 6 £368 -16.38%
Croydon +14 6 £375 -14.28%
Buckinghamshire -4 5 - - 2
Milton Keynes -4 4 - -
City of London -5 4 £500 +15.27% 1
Surrey - 4 £550 - 1
Bristol +6 3 £500 -
South West -3 3 £500 +17.64% 1
Shropshire +31 2 £413 +194.64%
Cheshire +18 2 £475 +5.55%
Hampshire +11 2 £467 +24.53% 2
Southampton +8 2 £467 +24.53% 1

Agile Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Agile Project Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Agile Project Management.

1 352 (100.00%) Project Management
1 352 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 126 (35.80%) Scrum
3 108 (30.68%) PRINCE2
4 91 (25.85%) User Stories
5 84 (23.86%) Finance
6 61 (17.33%) Service Delivery
7 60 (17.05%) ITIL
8 59 (16.76%) Coaching
8 59 (16.76%) Security Cleared
9 55 (15.63%) Mentoring
10 48 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
11 45 (12.78%) Stakeholder Management
12 42 (11.93%) SC Cleared
13 38 (10.80%) Open Source
14 30 (8.52%) JIRA
15 29 (8.24%) Kanban
16 25 (7.10%) PMO
17 23 (6.53%) MS Visio
17 23 (6.53%) Programme Management
17 23 (6.53%) Management Information System
17 23 (6.53%) Service Design
18 21 (5.97%) People Management
19 20 (5.68%) Data Protection
19 20 (5.68%) Hadoop
19 20 (5.68%) MS Excel
19 20 (5.68%) Service Management
20 19 (5.40%) Microsoft
20 19 (5.40%) Waterfall
20 19 (5.40%) BPSS Clearance

Agile Project Management
Top Related 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 9 (2.56%) CMS
1 9 (2.56%) Confluence
2 8 (2.27%) SharePoint
3 6 (1.70%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 6 (1.70%) IIS
4 5 (1.42%) SAS
4 5 (1.42%) WebSphere
5 4 (1.14%) Skype for Business
6 3 (0.85%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (0.85%) IBM HTTP Server
6 3 (0.85%) JBoss
6 3 (0.85%) LiveCycle
7 2 (0.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (0.57%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (0.57%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.28%) Alfresco
8 1 (0.28%) EPiServer
8 1 (0.28%) Liferay
8 1 (0.28%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.28%) WildFly
Applications
1 23 (6.53%) MS Visio
2 20 (5.68%) MS Excel
3 18 (5.11%) MS Project
4 9 (2.56%) MS Office
5 6 (1.70%) Spreadsheet
6 5 (1.42%) Mingle
7 3 (0.85%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (1.42%) CA PPM
1 5 (1.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.85%) Staffware
3 2 (0.57%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.57%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 17 (4.83%) Office 365
2 4 (1.14%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (1.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.28%) Adobe Analytics
3 1 (0.28%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.28%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.28%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (0.28%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.28%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.28%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.13%) Firewall
2 7 (1.99%) Internet
3 3 (0.85%) LDAP
4 2 (0.57%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (0.57%) DMVPN
4 2 (0.57%) DSL
4 2 (0.57%) Ethernet
4 2 (0.57%) Frame Relay
4 2 (0.57%) MPLS
4 2 (0.57%) Skype
4 2 (0.57%) SSL
4 2 (0.57%) Wireless
5 1 (0.28%) HTTP
5 1 (0.28%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.28%) Intranet
5 1 (0.28%) IPsec
5 1 (0.28%) Kerberos
5 1 (0.28%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (0.28%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.28%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (5.68%) Hadoop
2 14 (3.98%) Big Data
3 12 (3.41%) MongoDB
4 10 (2.84%) PostgreSQL
5 9 (2.56%) Apache Hive
5 9 (2.56%) HBase
5 9 (2.56%) Neo4j
6 7 (1.99%) Relational Database
6 7 (1.99%) SQL Server
7 5 (1.42%) DB2
8 1 (0.28%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.28%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.28%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 30 (8.52%) JIRA
2 16 (4.55%) Jenkins
3 10 (2.84%) Git (software)
4 7 (1.99%) Selenium
5 6 (1.70%) Hudson
5 6 (1.70%) Oracle Forms
5 6 (1.70%) TestNG
6 5 (1.42%) TestDirector
6 5 (1.42%) WebDriver
7 4 (1.14%) Appium
7 4 (1.14%) SonarQube
7 4 (1.14%) Sonatype Nexus
8 2 (0.57%) ClearCase
8 2 (0.57%) Gradle
8 2 (0.57%) Subversion
8 2 (0.57%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.28%) Grunt
9 1 (0.28%) JUnit
9 1 (0.28%) VersionOne
9 1 (0.28%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 84 (23.86%) Finance
2 13 (3.69%) Legal
3 9 (2.56%) Banking
4 7 (1.99%) Law
5 4 (1.14%) Games
5 4 (1.14%) Marketing
6 3 (0.85%) Retail
6 3 (0.85%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.57%) Automotive
7 2 (0.57%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.57%) German Language
7 2 (0.57%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.57%) Publishing
8 1 (0.28%) Electronics
8 1 (0.28%) Front Office
8 1 (0.28%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.28%) Local Government
8 1 (0.28%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 92 (26.14%) Project Manager
2 61 (17.33%) Delivery Manager
3 58 (16.48%) Scrum Master
4 42 (11.93%) Analyst
5 35 (9.94%) Product Manager
6 29 (8.24%) Business Analyst
7 28 (7.95%) Senior Manager
8 24 (6.82%) Agile Scrum Master
8 24 (6.82%) Digital Delivery Manager
9 20 (5.68%) Programme Manager
10 18 (5.11%) Agile Project Manager
11 16 (4.55%) Agile Delivery Manager
12 13 (3.69%) Architect
13 9 (2.56%) Data Architect
13 9 (2.56%) Senior Analyst
13 9 (2.56%) Technical Manager
13 9 (2.56%) Technical Project Manager
14 8 (2.27%) Developer
14 8 (2.27%) Senior Project Manager
14 8 (2.27%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (4.26%) Web Services
2 9 (2.56%) HTML
2 9 (2.56%) XML
3 8 (2.27%) .NET
4 7 (1.99%) J2EE
5 6 (1.70%) ASP.NET
5 6 (1.70%) Flash
5 6 (1.70%) Velocity
6 4 (1.14%) .NET Framework
6 4 (1.14%) AngularJS
7 3 (0.85%) Apache Cordova
7 3 (0.85%) jQuery
7 3 (0.85%) JSON
7 3 (0.85%) React Native
8 2 (0.57%) OAuth
8 2 (0.57%) Pixi.js
8 2 (0.57%) React
8 2 (0.57%) RESTful
8 2 (0.57%) Spring Boot
8 2 (0.57%) Struts2
Miscellaneous
1 48 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (6.53%) Management Information System
3 17 (4.83%) Data Protection Act
4 12 (3.41%) User Experience
5 10 (2.84%) Data Structures
6 9 (2.56%) Reference Data
7 7 (1.99%) Data Centre
8 6 (1.70%) PMI
8 6 (1.70%) Smartphone
9 5 (1.42%) Mobile App
10 4 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (0.85%) Computer Science
12 2 (0.57%) 3D Graphics
12 2 (0.57%) Graphic Design
12 2 (0.57%) Mobile Games
12 2 (0.57%) New Media
13 1 (0.28%) BBC
13 1 (0.28%) IPTV
13 1 (0.28%) NHS
13 1 (0.28%) STB
Operating Systems
1 17 (4.83%) Windows
2 10 (2.84%) Linux
3 8 (2.27%) Unix
3 8 (2.27%) Windows 10
4 7 (1.99%) Android
5 3 (0.85%) zOS
6 2 (0.57%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.57%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.57%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.28%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.28%) pSOS
7 1 (0.28%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.28%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 352 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 352 (100.00%) Project Management
2 126 (35.80%) Scrum
3 108 (30.68%) PRINCE2
4 91 (25.85%) User Stories
5 61 (17.33%) Service Delivery
6 60 (17.05%) ITIL
7 59 (16.76%) Coaching
8 55 (15.63%) Mentoring
9 45 (12.78%) Stakeholder Management
10 38 (10.80%) Open Source
11 29 (8.24%) Kanban
12 23 (6.53%) Programme Management
12 23 (6.53%) Service Design
13 21 (5.97%) People Management
14 20 (5.68%) Data Protection
14 20 (5.68%) Service Management
15 19 (5.40%) Waterfall
16 18 (5.11%) Migration
17 17 (4.83%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 16 (4.55%) Java
2 14 (3.98%) JavaScript
3 13 (3.69%) SQL
4 6 (1.70%) C#
5 2 (0.57%) ES6
5 2 (0.57%) Groovy
6 1 (0.28%) C++
6 1 (0.28%) PHP
6 1 (0.28%) Python
6 1 (0.28%) R
6 1 (0.28%) Ruby
6 1 (0.28%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 59 (16.76%) Security Cleared
2 42 (11.93%) SC Cleared
3 19 (5.40%) BPSS Clearance
4 14 (3.98%) ITIL Certification
5 13 (3.69%) Degree
6 8 (2.27%) APMP
6 8 (2.27%) PMI Certification
7 7 (1.99%) PMP
7 7 (1.99%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 5 (1.42%) DV Cleared
8 5 (1.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 4 (1.14%) CTC Cleared
10 3 (0.85%) APMG
11 2 (0.57%) CCNP
11 2 (0.57%) CEH
11 2 (0.57%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (0.57%) CISSP
11 2 (0.57%) CREST Certified
11 2 (0.57%) ISEB
11 2 (0.57%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (7.10%) PMO
2 13 (3.69%) Data Quality
3 11 (3.13%) Disclosure Scotland
4 9 (2.56%) QA
5 3 (0.85%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.57%) GAAP
6 2 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.28%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (1.70%) Docker
2 5 (1.42%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (1.70%) Kubernetes
2 5 (1.42%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.57%) SCCM
4 1 (0.28%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 19 (5.40%) Microsoft
2 14 (3.98%) Oracle
3 9 (2.56%) Cloudera
3 9 (2.56%) MapR
3 9 (2.56%) Nuix
3 9 (2.56%) Splunk
4 6 (1.70%) TOWER Software
5 5 (1.42%) CheckPoint
6 4 (1.14%) Adobe
6 4 (1.14%) Cisco
6 4 (1.14%) MicroStrategy
7 3 (0.85%) ILOG
7 3 (0.85%) SAP
8 2 (0.57%) Chordiant
8 2 (0.57%) Citrix
8 2 (0.57%) ServiceNow
8 2 (0.57%) Sitecore
8 2 (0.57%) Snow
9 1 (0.28%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.28%) Pega
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
North West London
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 22 hours ago
North West London
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £550 - £600 per day +
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago