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 3 months to 26 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Agile Software Development
West Midlands / Worcestershire
Rank 1 9 12
Rank change year-on-year +8 +3  
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 11 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 22.45% 2.33% 3.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 34.38% 2.86% 4.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 2
Median daily rate £369 £450 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.05% +27.65%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £450 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £450 £395
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +5.00% +3.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £16.49 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.25 £36.13
% change year-on-year +0.59% +16.95%  

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 Worcestershire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Worcestershire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 32 35 63
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Worcestershire 65.31% 81.40% 64.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 22 37
Median daily rate £350 £425 £444
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.64% -4.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £203 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 10
Median hourly rate £32.50 £37.50 £39.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.33% -5.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.49 £11.00 £18.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £38.25 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

Agile Software Development
Job Vacancy Trend in Worcestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Worcestershire 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 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 3 months to 26 March 2017.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 26 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Worcester +4 5 £388 -13.88% 1
Redditch - 4 £350 - 3
Malvern - 2 £440 -
Agile Software Development
West Midlands

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 26 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 Worcestershire region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 7 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 7 (33.33%) Scrum
2 5 (23.81%) JIRA
2 5 (23.81%) E-Commerce
2 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
2 5 (23.81%) HTML
2 5 (23.81%) CSS
3 4 (19.05%) Java
3 4 (19.05%) TDD
3 4 (19.05%) Web Development
3 4 (19.05%) BDD
3 4 (19.05%) Business Transformation
4 3 (14.29%) Front End Development
4 3 (14.29%) AngularJS
4 3 (14.29%) Kanban
4 3 (14.29%) Security Cleared
4 3 (14.29%) Software Engineering
4 3 (14.29%) Finance
4 3 (14.29%) Web Services
4 3 (14.29%) Project Management
5 2 (9.52%) ISEB
5 2 (9.52%) Adobe
5 2 (9.52%) Embedded C
5 2 (9.52%) Visual Studio
5 2 (9.52%) DOM
5 2 (9.52%) C
5 2 (9.52%) .NET
5 2 (9.52%) Web Design
5 2 (9.52%) Programme Management
5 2 (9.52%) CRM

Agile Software Development
Top Related 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 (4.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (4.76%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) MySQL
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (23.81%) JIRA
2 2 (9.52%) GCC
2 2 (9.52%) Visual Studio
3 1 (4.76%) HP UFT
3 1 (4.76%) LoadRunner
3 1 (4.76%) Selenium
General
1 3 (14.29%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Retail
2 2 (9.52%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.76%) Banking
3 1 (4.76%) Electronics
3 1 (4.76%) Local Government
3 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.76%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) Developer
2 6 (28.57%) Scrum Master
3 4 (19.05%) Agile Coach
3 4 (19.05%) Agile Scrum Master
4 3 (14.29%) Angular Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) C Software Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Embedded C Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Embedded C Software Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Embedded Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 2 (9.52%) Software Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (4.76%) C# Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Credit Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) QA Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) QA Test Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Test Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (23.81%) CSS
1 5 (23.81%) HTML
2 3 (14.29%) AngularJS
2 3 (14.29%) Web Services
3 2 (9.52%) .NET
3 2 (9.52%) Ajax
3 2 (9.52%) CSS3
3 2 (9.52%) DOM
3 2 (9.52%) HTML5
3 2 (9.52%) jQuery
3 2 (9.52%) JSON
3 2 (9.52%) Node.js
3 2 (9.52%) RESTful
3 2 (9.52%) Sass
3 2 (9.52%) Velocity
4 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET
4 1 (4.76%) Cocoa
4 1 (4.76%) Entity Framework
4 1 (4.76%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (4.76%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (4.76%) Mobile App
1 1 (4.76%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Android
1 1 (4.76%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) Scrum
2 5 (23.81%) E-Commerce
3 4 (19.05%) BDD
3 4 (19.05%) Business Transformation
3 4 (19.05%) TDD
3 4 (19.05%) Web Development
4 3 (14.29%) Front End Development
4 3 (14.29%) Kanban
4 3 (14.29%) Project Management
4 3 (14.29%) Software Engineering
5 2 (9.52%) Coaching
5 2 (9.52%) CRM
5 2 (9.52%) Logistics
5 2 (9.52%) Mobile Development
5 2 (9.52%) Programme Management
5 2 (9.52%) Progressive Enhancement
5 2 (9.52%) Responsive Web Design
5 2 (9.52%) Waterfall
5 2 (9.52%) Web Design
6 1 (4.76%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 4 (19.05%) Java
3 2 (9.52%) C
3 2 (9.52%) Embedded C
4 1 (4.76%) C#
4 1 (4.76%) Go
4 1 (4.76%) Objective-C
4 1 (4.76%) Python
4 1 (4.76%) Ruby
4 1 (4.76%) SQL
4 1 (4.76%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 2 (9.52%) ISEB
2 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) QA
1 1 (4.76%) SEPA
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.52%) Adobe
2 2 (9.52%) Ensighten
3 1 (4.76%) Avaya
3 1 (4.76%) Genesys
3 1 (4.76%) Google
3 1 (4.76%) Guidewire
3 1 (4.76%) HP
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle
3 1 (4.76%) SAP
3 1 (4.76%) Verint
3 1 (4.76%) Xamarin