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 23 September 2014 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 5 7 3
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -4
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 9 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Anglia 24.32% 8.00% 8.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 31.03% 11.11% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 0
Average daily rate
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£320 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £354 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +1.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £41.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-12.12% +10.00%
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
29 18 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Anglia 78.38% 72.00% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 8 4
Average daily rate £320 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £213 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £413 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £367 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.17% +1.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -

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 23 September 2014, 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 5 (50.00%) SQL
2 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (40.00%) Oracle
2 4 (40.00%) Automated Testing
2 4 (40.00%) LINC
2 4 (40.00%) Unit Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Test Scripting
3 3 (30.00%) Software Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (30.00%) Finance
3 3 (30.00%) CRM
4 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
4 2 (20.00%) .NET
4 2 (20.00%) CSS
4 2 (20.00%) XML
4 2 (20.00%) Manual Testing
4 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (20.00%) MSTest
5 1 (10.00%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
5 1 (10.00%) CSS3
5 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 1 (10.00%) Portfolio Management
5 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
5 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
5 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
5 1 (10.00%) Jadu
5 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
5 1 (10.00%) JIRA

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

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (10.00%) CMS
2 1 (10.00%) Jadu
2 1 (10.00%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Dynamics CRM
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MSTest
2 1 (10.00%) JIRA
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Consultant
2 3 (30.00%) Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Test Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) .NET Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Agile Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) PMO Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Test Leader
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) CSS
1 2 (20.00%) XML
1 2 (20.00%) .NET
2 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (10.00%) HTML
2 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (10.00%) CSS3
2 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Automated Testing
1 4 (40.00%) Unit Testing
2 3 (30.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (30.00%) Software Testing
2 3 (30.00%) CRM
3 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Manual Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (10.00%) Portfolio Management
4 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (10.00%) OO
4 1 (10.00%) OOD
4 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (10.00%) Change Management
4 1 (10.00%) MVC
4 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (10.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) SQL
2 4 (40.00%) LINC
3 1 (10.00%) C#
3 1 (10.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) ISEB
1 1 (10.00%) PMI Certification
1 1 (10.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Planview