Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 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 > Worcestershire
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 12 6 20
Rank change year-on-year -6 +14 +10
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 7 23 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 7.95% 17.16% 4.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.46% 21.10% 6.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 17 12
Worcestershire median daily rate £350 £375 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.67% -31.82% +49.15%
10th Percentile £312 £213 £250
90th Percentile £418 £563 £600
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £415 £390
% change year-on-year +2.41% +6.41% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Worcestershire median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £33.00 £24.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year +34.69% -20.97% +72.22%

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 52 109 115
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 59.09% 81.34% 73.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 73 80
Worcestershire median daily rate £275 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.43% -6.67% +33.93%
10th Percentile £125 £176 £197
90th Percentile £438 £535 £494
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +6.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 9
Worcestershire median hourly rate £50.00 £13.25 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +277.36% +1.92% -40.91%
10th Percentile £47.38 £11.42 £12.19
90th Percentile £57.00 £24.03 £25.90
West Midlands median hourly rate £25.00 £18.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +38.89% -10.00% -

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 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 22 November 2017. 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 -8 6 £363 -3.33% 3
Agile Software Development
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 Worcestershire region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft Office
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 4 (57.14%) Business Analysis
2 4 (57.14%) Business Process Improvement
2 4 (57.14%) Waterfall
2 4 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (57.14%) Process Improvement
3 2 (28.57%) User Stories
3 2 (28.57%) Wireframes
3 2 (28.57%) XML
3 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 1 (14.29%) PHP
4 1 (14.29%) SQL
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (14.29%) CSS
4 1 (14.29%) HTML
4 1 (14.29%) Java
4 1 (14.29%) XSL
4 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
4 1 (14.29%) Unix
4 1 (14.29%) ISO 9001
4 1 (14.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (14.29%) Project Management
4 1 (14.29%) CSS3
4 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
4 1 (14.29%) Electronics
4 1 (14.29%) Aerospace
4 1 (14.29%) Web Development
4 1 (14.29%) Degree

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) Drupal
Applications
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Selenium
1 1 (14.29%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (14.29%) Aerospace
1 1 (14.29%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Analyst
1 4 (57.14%) Business Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Drupal Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Pega Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) XML
2 1 (14.29%) CSS
2 1 (14.29%) CSS3
2 1 (14.29%) Drush
2 1 (14.29%) HTML
2 1 (14.29%) HTML5
2 1 (14.29%) jQuery
2 1 (14.29%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 1 (14.29%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Business Analysis
1 4 (57.14%) Business Process Improvement
1 4 (57.14%) Process Improvement
1 4 (57.14%) Waterfall
2 2 (28.57%) User Stories
2 2 (28.57%) Wireframes
3 1 (14.29%) Open Source
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
3 1 (14.29%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 1 (14.29%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) PHP
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (14.29%) ISO 13485
1 1 (14.29%) ISO 9001
1 1 (14.29%) PMO
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) Pega