Period
to 14 November 2018

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 November 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 > Worcestershire
6 months to
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 12 15 5
Rank change year-on-year +3 -10 +15
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 9 3 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 9.57% 3.45% 17.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.54% 5.56% 20.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 20
Worcestershire median daily rate £355 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.43% -3.45% -34.09%
10th Percentile £245 £308 £213
90th Percentile £431 £425 £544
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £425 £411
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.34% +5.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Worcestershire median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £46.25 £33.00 £24.50
% change year-on-year +40.15% +34.69% -20.97%

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 78 54 120
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 82.98% 62.07% 86.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 35 82
Worcestershire median daily rate £431 £250 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +72.50% -28.57% -6.67%
10th Percentile £216 £130 £181
90th Percentile £475 £438 £488
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 4 10
Worcestershire median hourly rate £15.88 £50.00 £13.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -68.25% +277.36% -19.31%
10th Percentile £11.12 £47.38 £11.42
90th Percentile £44.13 £57.00 £24.03
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.85 £23.00 £17.31
% change year-on-year -31.09% +32.87% -13.45%

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 November 2018.

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 November 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
Worcester +14 8 £355 -3.07% 14
Redditch - 1 - - 11
Agile Software Development
West Midlands

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

1 6 (66.67%) Java
2 3 (33.33%) Ember.js
2 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 3 (33.33%) Aerospace
2 3 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (33.33%) Scrum
2 3 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 3 (33.33%) OpenGL
2 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 3 (33.33%) J2EE
2 3 (33.33%) Linux
3 2 (22.22%) OO
3 2 (22.22%) SMS
4 1 (11.11%) WLAN
4 1 (11.11%) Internet
4 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Marketing
4 1 (11.11%) Time Management
4 1 (11.11%) Magento
4 1 (11.11%) Budget Control
4 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
4 1 (11.11%) Java 8
4 1 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
4 1 (11.11%) ERP
4 1 (11.11%) Broadband
4 1 (11.11%) LAN
4 1 (11.11%) JUnit
4 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2

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:

Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) SMS
2 1 (11.11%) Broadband
2 1 (11.11%) Internet
2 1 (11.11%) LAN
2 1 (11.11%) Wireless
2 1 (11.11%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) JUnit
General
1 3 (33.33%) Aerospace
2 1 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Developer
1 6 (66.67%) Java Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Agile Business Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Business Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce Manager
2 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce Project Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Software Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) Ember.js
1 3 (33.33%) J2EE
1 3 (33.33%) OpenGL
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Scrum
1 3 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 2 (22.22%) OO
3 1 (11.11%) Budget Control
3 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
3 1 (11.11%) ERP
3 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
3 1 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (11.11%) Project Management
3 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
3 1 (11.11%) Time Management
3 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) Java
2 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (11.11%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared