The table below looks at the statistics for Agile Software Development skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Anglia region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Agile Software Development over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 5 9 5
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -4
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 1 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Anglia 5.88% 15.15% 13.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.69% 20.00% 18.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 1
Average daily rate
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- £320 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.53%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £41.25 £38.75
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +6.45%
Agile Software Development
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the East Anglia region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
East Anglia
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
13 25 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Anglia 76.47% 75.76% 69.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 11 8
Average daily rate £575 £320 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+79.68% +6.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

Agile Software Development
Jobs Demand Trend in East Anglia

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Agile Software Development across the East Anglia region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Agile Software Development Jobs Demand Trend in East Anglia

Agile Software Development
Daily Rate Trend in East Anglia

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Agile Software Development across the East Anglia region.

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Trend in East Anglia

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Anglia

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Anglia region citing Agile Software Development also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Agile Software Development.

1 2 (40.00%) .NET
1 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Scrum
2 1 (20.00%) TDD
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (20.00%) System Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (20.00%) Coaching
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (20.00%) Project Planning
2 1 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) JIRA
2 1 (20.00%) WCF
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (20.00%) SOAP
2 1 (20.00%) Web Services
2 1 (20.00%) XML
2 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in East Anglia by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Anglia region citing Agile Software Development also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Agile Software Development. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (20.00%) JIRA
1 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) Architect
1 1 (20.00%) Developer
1 1 (20.00%) Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Test Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Consultant
1 1 (20.00%) Solutions Designer
1 1 (20.00%) BizTalk Developer
1 1 (20.00%) BizTalk Consultant
1 1 (20.00%) ScrumMaster
1 1 (20.00%) Designer
1 1 (20.00%) BizTalk Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (20.00%) SOAP
2 1 (20.00%) Web Services
2 1 (20.00%) XML
2 1 (20.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (20.00%) Project Planning
2 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (20.00%) System Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (20.00%) Coaching
2 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) CMMI
2 1 (20.00%) Scrum
2 1 (20.00%) TDD
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C#
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) ISEB
1 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint