Period
to 14 October 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Worcestershire 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 14 October 2019 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 > Worcestershire
6 months to
14 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 15 11 14
Rank change year-on-year -4 +3 -2
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 8 9 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 6.11% 8.33% 2.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.25% 10.47% 4.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 2
Worcestershire median daily rate £438 £355 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.24% -8.39% +10.71%
10th Percentile £374 £286 £334
90th Percentile £583 £431 £431
West Midlands median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Worcestershire median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £35.00 £47.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year -26.32% +43.94% +59.04%

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 Worcestershire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Worcestershire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 97 86 46
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 74.05% 79.63% 67.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 48 30
Worcestershire median daily rate £375 £438 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.29% +66.67% -20.75%
10th Percentile £263 £279 £136
90th Percentile £549 £553 £454
West Midlands median daily rate £435 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 17 1
Worcestershire median hourly rate £17.13 £16.00 £60.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.03% -73.33% +352.83%
West Midlands median hourly rate £20.00 £15.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +33.33% -40.00% +38.89%

Agile Software Development
Job Vacancy Trend in Worcestershire

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

Job vacancy trend for Agile Software Development in Worcestershire

Agile Software Development
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Worcestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Agile Software Development in Worcestershire

Agile Software Development
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Worcestershire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Agile Software Development in Worcestershire over the 6 months to 14 October 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Agile Software Development in Worcestershire

Agile Software Development
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Worcestershire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Agile Software Development in Worcestershire

Agile Software Development
Contract Job Locations in Worcestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Software Development within the Worcestershire region over the 6 months to 14 October 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
Malvern - 2 £538 - 11
Redditch - 2 £438 - 8
Kidderminster - 1 £525 - 8
Agile Software Development
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 14 October 2019, 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 Worcestershire region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 3 (37.50%) Azure
1 3 (37.50%) AWS
1 3 (37.50%) Microservices
1 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (25.00%) Data Migration
2 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (25.00%) DevOps
2 2 (25.00%) Retail
2 2 (25.00%) Migration
2 2 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (12.50%) Windows
3 1 (12.50%) Linux
3 1 (12.50%) Python
3 1 (12.50%) ERP
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) JDA
3 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
3 1 (12.50%) Law
3 1 (12.50%) Spring
3 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Predictive Analytics
3 1 (12.50%) Use Case
3 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
3 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
3 1 (12.50%) Customer Insight
3 1 (12.50%) Business Transformation
3 1 (12.50%) Ember.js
3 1 (12.50%) Analytics
3 1 (12.50%) User Stories

Agile Software Development
Co-occurring IT Skills in Worcestershire 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 3 (37.50%) AWS
1 3 (37.50%) Azure
General
1 2 (25.00%) Retail
2 1 (12.50%) Law
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Business Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Change Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Head of Engineering
2 1 (12.50%) Head of Technology
2 1 (12.50%) Java Developer
2 1 (12.50%) JavaScript Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Lead DevOps
2 1 (12.50%) Programme Change Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Programme Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Python Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) Ember.js
1 1 (12.50%) React
1 1 (12.50%) Redux
1 1 (12.50%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (12.50%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (37.50%) Microservices
2 2 (25.00%) Data Migration
2 2 (25.00%) DevOps
2 2 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Analytics
3 1 (12.50%) API Integration
3 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Business Transformation
3 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (12.50%) Customer Insight
3 1 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (12.50%) ERP
3 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
3 1 (12.50%) Predictive Analytics
3 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
3 1 (12.50%) Use Case
3 1 (12.50%) User Stories
3 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) Java
2 1 (12.50%) Java 8
2 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
2 1 (12.50%) Kotlin
2 1 (12.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Docker Swarm
1 1 (12.50%) Kubernetes
1 1 (12.50%) Rancher
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) JDA
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft