Period
to 19 January 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 19 January 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
19 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 15 15 6
Rank change year-on-year 0 -9 +13
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 12 7 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 8.51% 7.45% 17.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.08% 11.86% 22.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 22
Worcestershire median daily rate £360 £350 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% -9.68% -22.50%
10th Percentile £265 £312 £224
90th Percentile £425 £418 £538
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Worcestershire median hourly rate £35.00 - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +6.06% +32.00% -5.66%

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 119 59 100
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 84.40% 62.77% 80.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 41 74
Worcestershire median daily rate £425 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.77% -7.14% -12.50%
10th Percentile £263 £164 £133
90th Percentile £488 £438 £523
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 6 5
Worcestershire median hourly rate £16.75 £48.75 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -65.64% +126.74% +19.44%
10th Percentile £11.15 £15.00 £13.29
90th Percentile £45.00 £53.75 £37.50
West Midlands median hourly rate £16.00 £24.98 £18.94
% change year-on-year -35.95% +31.89% -5.30%

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 19 January 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 19 January 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
Worcester +12 10 £360 -0.69% 15
Bromsgrove - 1 £363 - 1
Redditch - 1 - - 9
Agile Software Development
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 January 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 6 (50.00%) Java
2 3 (25.00%) Ember.js
2 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (25.00%) J2EE
2 3 (25.00%) Linux
2 3 (25.00%) OpenGL
2 3 (25.00%) Aerospace
2 3 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (25.00%) Scrum
2 3 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (16.67%) Project Management
3 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 2 (16.67%) SMS
3 2 (16.67%) OO
4 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
4 1 (8.33%) ERP
4 1 (8.33%) Broadband
4 1 (8.33%) LAN
4 1 (8.33%) JUnit
4 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
4 1 (8.33%) SAP
4 1 (8.33%) WLAN
4 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (8.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (8.33%) PRINCE
4 1 (8.33%) Internet
4 1 (8.33%) C#

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:

Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Magento
1 1 (8.33%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) SMS
2 1 (8.33%) Broadband
2 1 (8.33%) Internet
2 1 (8.33%) LAN
2 1 (8.33%) Wireless
2 1 (8.33%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) JUnit
1 1 (8.33%) Moq
1 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (25.00%) Aerospace
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Developer
2 6 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Agile Business Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Business Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce Manager
4 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Project Planner
4 1 (8.33%) SAP Manager
4 1 (8.33%) SAP Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Software Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Xamarin Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) Ember.js
1 3 (25.00%) J2EE
1 3 (25.00%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 1 (8.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (8.33%) Android
2 1 (8.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Scrum
1 3 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (16.67%) OO
2 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
2 2 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (8.33%) Budget Control
3 1 (8.33%) Business Analysis
3 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
3 1 (8.33%) ERP
3 1 (8.33%) Matrix Management
3 1 (8.33%) Mobile Development
3 1 (8.33%) MVVM
3 1 (8.33%) PRINCE
3 1 (8.33%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (8.33%) Project Planning
3 1 (8.33%) Risk Management
3 1 (8.33%) Time Management
3 1 (8.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) Java
2 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (8.33%) C#
3 1 (8.33%) Java 8
3 1 (8.33%) XAML
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (8.33%) SAP
1 1 (8.33%) Xamarin