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 3 months to 29 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.

Agile Software Development
West Midlands / Walsall
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 3 3
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 0 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Walsall - 15.38% 20.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 22.22% 22.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Median daily rate - £358 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +17.21%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +5.00% +3.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.25 £36.00
% change year-on-year +0.59% +17.36%  

Agile Software Development 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 advertised in Walsall with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Walsall
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 10 9 22
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Walsall 47.62% 69.23% 88.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 9
Median daily rate £300 £320 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £320 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £358 £369
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Median hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.14% +28.33%  

Agile Software Development
Job Vacancy Trend in Walsall

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

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 29 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Agile Software Development also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Walsall region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Forms
1 2 (100.00%) MS Visio
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Migration
1 2 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Project Management
1 2 (100.00%) Case Management
1 2 (100.00%) Business Process Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Management
2 1 (50.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (50.00%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (50.00%) Data Quality

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:

Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (50.00%) Spreadsheet
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Forms
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Business Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Senior Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Senior Business Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Finance Business Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Financial Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Financial Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Data Protection Act
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Project Management
1 2 (100.00%) Business Process Analysis
1 2 (100.00%) Case Management
1 2 (100.00%) Migration
1 2 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
1 2 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle