Period
to 22 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Walsall with a requirement for Agile Software Development skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Agile Software Development over the 6 months to 22 July 2018 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.

Agile Software Development
West Midlands > Walsall
6 months to
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 10 10 5
Rank change year-on-year 0 -5 0
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 3 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Walsall 7.14% 3.70% 13.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.68% 5.26% 15.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 2
Walsall median daily rate £425 £425 £354
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +20.14% +17.92%
10th Percentile £413 £425 £328
90th Percentile £508 £425 £374
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £425 £405
% change year-on-year +5.88% +4.87% +8.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Walsall median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £30.21 £28.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year +7.89% +51.35% -41.16%

Agile Software Development is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Walsall with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Walsall
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 31 38 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Walsall 73.81% 70.37% 90.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 29 9
Walsall median daily rate £425 £400 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +11.89% +19.17%
10th Percentile £338 £274 £148
90th Percentile £438 £590 £558
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 3
Walsall median hourly rate £12.40 £20.00 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -38.00% +73.91% -28.37%
10th Percentile £12.20 £11.52 £10.75
90th Percentile £16.03 £21.00 £15.25
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -22.50% +17.65% -24.44%

Agile Software Development
Job Vacancy Trend in Walsall

Job postings citing Agile Software Development as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Walsall.

Job vacancy trend for Agile Software Development in Walsall

Agile Software Development
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Walsall

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Agile Software Development in Walsall

For the 6 months to 22 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Agile Software Development also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Walsall region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 2 (66.67%) Project Management
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) Migration
1 2 (66.67%) Supplier Management
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (66.67%) Office 365
1 2 (66.67%) Programme Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) User Experience
2 1 (33.33%) Wireframes
2 1 (33.33%) Programme Governance
2 1 (33.33%) Low-Fidelity Prototypes
2 1 (33.33%) IT Strategy
2 1 (33.33%) Information Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
2 1 (33.33%) Resource Management
2 1 (33.33%) Psychology
2 1 (33.33%) Revenue Management
2 1 (33.33%) Programme Management
2 1 (33.33%) Legal

Agile Software Development
Co-occurring IT Skills in Walsall 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (66.67%) Office 365
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Programme Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Designer
2 1 (33.33%) Interface Designer
2 1 (33.33%) Office 365 Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Programme Office Manager
2 1 (33.33%) UI Designer
2 1 (33.33%) UI/UX Designer
2 1 (33.33%) UX Designer
2 1 (33.33%) Visual Designer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Migration
1 2 (66.67%) Programme Delivery
1 2 (66.67%) Project Management
1 2 (66.67%) Supplier Management
2 1 (33.33%) Information Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) IT Strategy
2 1 (33.33%) Low-Fidelity Prototypes
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) Programme Governance
2 1 (33.33%) Programme Management
2 1 (33.33%) Psychology
2 1 (33.33%) Resource Management
2 1 (33.33%) Revenue Management
2 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
2 1 (33.33%) Wireframes
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft