The table below looks at the statistics for Agile Software Development skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Agile Software Development over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Agile Software Development
England / East of England
Rank 2 3 3
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 428 380 439
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 20.14% 16.05% 17.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 25.28% 20.49% 22.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 285 260 290
Median daily rate £425 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £588 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 9 9
Median hourly rate £36.75 £46.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.96% +3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.52 £35.80 £27.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.80 £55.20 £48.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £45.00 £37.25
% change year-on-year
-8.88% +20.80%

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 of England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1693 1855 1980
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 79.67% 78.37% 76.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 995 1110 1216
Median daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £393
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 119 175 139
Median hourly rate £37.02 £40.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.45% +60.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £16.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £53.73 £46.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

Agile Software Development
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East of England region citing Agile Software Development as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Agile Software Development Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Agile Software Development
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Agile Software Development
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Agile Software Development across the East of England region over the 3 months to 22 January 2017.

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Agile Software Development
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Agile Software Development across the East of England region.

Agile Software Development Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Agile Software Development
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Agile Software Development across the East of England region over the 3 months to 22 January 2017.

Agile Software Development Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

Agile Software Development
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 East of England region over the 3 months to 22 January 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
Essex +5 134 £425 +3.34% 15
Hertfordshire +6 123 £450 -14.28% 70
Cambridgeshire 0 75 £385 -3.75% 88
Suffolk +2 45 £375 -6.83% 16
Bedfordshire 0 43 £450 - 13
Norfolk -15 10 £426 -1.33% 12
Agile Software Development
England

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 22 January 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 East of England region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 309 (36.61%) Java
2 273 (32.35%) TDD
3 233 (27.61%) Scrum
4 170 (20.14%) BDD
5 167 (19.79%) Continuous Integration
6 166 (19.67%) Finance
7 140 (16.59%) DevOps
8 137 (16.23%) JIRA
9 131 (15.52%) C#
10 124 (14.69%) .NET
11 118 (13.98%) Oracle
11 118 (13.98%) JavaScript
12 115 (13.63%) SQL
12 115 (13.63%) E-Commerce
13 109 (12.91%) Jenkins
14 105 (12.44%) Selenium
15 103 (12.20%) HTML
16 101 (11.97%) Git (software)
17 99 (11.73%) QA
17 99 (11.73%) SQL Server
17 99 (11.73%) Web Services
18 91 (10.78%) SOA
19 90 (10.66%) Cucumber
20 85 (10.07%) J2EE
21 84 (9.95%) Waterfall
22 80 (9.48%) OO
23 78 (9.24%) Software Engineering
24 76 (9.00%) Linux
24 76 (9.00%) Project Management
24 76 (9.00%) Test Automation

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 54 (6.40%) Confluence
2 35 (4.15%) WebLogic
3 26 (3.08%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 24 (2.84%) SharePoint
5 22 (2.61%) Tomcat
6 21 (2.49%) Apache
7 20 (2.37%) WebSphere
8 18 (2.13%) IIS
9 17 (2.01%) CMS
9 17 (2.01%) JBoss
9 17 (2.01%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 14 (1.66%) Apache Spark
11 9 (1.07%) WordPress
12 6 (0.71%) Apache Pig
12 6 (0.71%) Drupal
13 5 (0.59%) Cloud Foundry
14 4 (0.47%) Alfresco
14 4 (0.47%) Oracle Spatial
14 4 (0.47%) SAS
15 3 (0.36%) Mule
Applications
1 19 (2.25%) MS Excel
2 14 (1.66%) MS Office
3 12 (1.42%) MS Project
3 12 (1.42%) MS Visio
4 8 (0.95%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.12%) Doxygen
5 1 (0.12%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 25 (2.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 14 (1.66%) Adobe Campaign
3 12 (1.42%) Oracle Applications
4 7 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
5 5 (0.59%) Magento
6 4 (0.47%) Payment Gateway
7 2 (0.24%) Oracle ERP
7 2 (0.24%) SDL Web 8
8 1 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (0.12%) Primavera
8 1 (0.12%) Sage 200
8 1 (0.12%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 1 (0.12%) SAP SD
8 1 (0.12%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 56 (6.64%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (2.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (2.01%) IaaS
4 9 (1.07%) SaaS
5 7 (0.83%) PaaS
6 4 (0.47%) Office 365
6 4 (0.47%) Oracle CX
7 3 (0.36%) GitHub
7 3 (0.36%) Veeva
8 2 (0.24%) Amazon ELB
8 2 (0.24%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.24%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.24%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (0.24%) Route 53
8 2 (0.24%) Trello
9 1 (0.12%) Akamai
9 1 (0.12%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 33 (3.91%) Internet
2 29 (3.44%) TCP/IP
3 22 (2.61%) SSL
4 17 (2.01%) HTTP
5 15 (1.78%) SMS
6 10 (1.18%) DNS
6 10 (1.18%) WAN
7 8 (0.95%) Intranet
7 8 (0.95%) X.509
8 6 (0.71%) LAN
9 5 (0.59%) Wireless
10 4 (0.47%) Firewall
10 4 (0.47%) LDAP
11 3 (0.36%) Wi-Fi
12 2 (0.24%) Cisco IOS
12 2 (0.24%) Cisco Nexus
12 2 (0.24%) DSL
12 2 (0.24%) Ethernet
12 2 (0.24%) Frame Relay
12 2 (0.24%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 99 (11.73%) SQL Server
2 66 (7.82%) Relational Database
3 46 (5.45%) Big Data
4 40 (4.74%) NoSQL
5 32 (3.79%) Oracle Database
6 27 (3.20%) MongoDB
7 22 (2.61%) DB2
8 21 (2.49%) Data Warehouse
9 18 (2.13%) Hadoop
9 18 (2.13%) MySQL
10 15 (1.78%) PostgreSQL
10 15 (1.78%) RDBMS
11 12 (1.42%) Apache Cassandra
12 9 (1.07%) Oracle Database 12c
12 9 (1.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 7 (0.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 6 (0.71%) Apache Hive
14 6 (0.71%) HBase
14 6 (0.71%) Oracle Reports
14 6 (0.71%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 137 (16.23%) JIRA
2 109 (12.91%) Jenkins
3 105 (12.44%) Selenium
4 101 (11.97%) Git (software)
5 90 (10.66%) Cucumber
6 56 (6.64%) WebDriver
7 52 (6.16%) SoapUI
8 48 (5.69%) Maven
9 44 (5.21%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 40 (4.74%) JUnit
11 38 (4.50%) JBehave
12 31 (3.67%) Appium
13 27 (3.20%) Team Foundation Server
14 26 (3.08%) TeamCity
15 25 (2.96%) JIRA Agile
16 24 (2.84%) Ant
17 23 (2.73%) Subversion
18 21 (2.49%) JMeter
19 19 (2.25%) SpecFlow
20 18 (2.13%) Gradle
General
1 166 (19.67%) Finance
2 67 (7.94%) Marketing
3 55 (6.52%) Retail
4 39 (4.62%) Manufacturing
5 37 (4.38%) Telecoms
6 25 (2.96%) Electronics
7 23 (2.73%) Legal
8 14 (1.66%) Automotive
9 12 (1.42%) Banking
10 10 (1.18%) Back Office
11 8 (0.95%) Pharmaceutical
12 6 (0.71%) Advertising
13 2 (0.24%) Games
13 2 (0.24%) German Language
13 2 (0.24%) Multimedia
13 2 (0.24%) Publishing
14 1 (0.12%) Billing
14 1 (0.12%) Local Government
14 1 (0.12%) Military
14 1 (0.12%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 278 (32.94%) Developer
2 122 (14.45%) Java Developer
3 115 (13.63%) Analyst
4 91 (10.78%) Architect
5 72 (8.53%) Project Manager
6 63 (7.46%) Business Analyst
7 51 (6.04%) Senior Developer
8 50 (5.92%) Tester
9 47 (5.57%) C# Developer
10 43 (5.09%) .NET Developer
11 42 (4.98%) Agile Developer
11 42 (4.98%) Solutions Architect
12 37 (4.38%) Agile Java Developer
13 36 (4.27%) Senior Java Developer
14 34 (4.03%) Scrum Master
14 34 (4.03%) Test Analyst
15 31 (3.67%) C# .NET Developer
16 26 (3.08%) Digital Architect
17 25 (2.96%) Test Engineer
18 22 (2.61%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 124 (14.69%) .NET
2 103 (12.20%) HTML
3 99 (11.73%) Web Services
4 85 (10.07%) J2EE
5 73 (8.65%) CSS
6 68 (8.06%) Spring
7 66 (7.82%) AngularJS
8 58 (6.87%) RESTful
9 57 (6.75%) jQuery
10 55 (6.52%) XML
11 50 (5.92%) REST
12 48 (5.69%) HTML5
13 43 (5.09%) ASP.NET
14 41 (4.86%) JSON
15 38 (4.50%) SOAP
16 36 (4.27%) Gherkin
16 36 (4.27%) Hibernate
16 36 (4.27%) Middleware
17 30 (3.55%) ASP.NET MVC
17 30 (3.55%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 60 (7.11%) Analytical Skills
2 36 (4.27%) Mobile App
3 35 (4.15%) Virtual Team
4 30 (3.55%) Enterprise Software
5 26 (3.08%) Data Structures
6 21 (2.49%) User Experience
7 19 (2.25%) Computer Science
7 19 (2.25%) Mainframe
8 18 (2.13%) Algorithms
8 18 (2.13%) Social Media
9 16 (1.90%) Management Information System
10 10 (1.18%) Client/Server
10 10 (1.18%) iPad
11 9 (1.07%) Data Centre
11 9 (1.07%) Linked Data
11 9 (1.07%) PMI
12 8 (0.95%) Internet of Things
13 5 (0.59%) Data Integration
13 5 (0.59%) EPoS
13 5 (0.59%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 76 (9.00%) Linux
2 39 (4.62%) Android
3 38 (4.50%) Windows
4 35 (4.15%) Unix
5 29 (3.44%) Apple iOS
6 16 (1.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (0.71%) VME
7 6 (0.71%) Windows Vista
8 5 (0.59%) Solaris
8 5 (0.59%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (0.47%) Windows 7
10 3 (0.36%) CentOS
10 3 (0.36%) Fedora
10 3 (0.36%) Mac OS X
10 3 (0.36%) Windows Server
11 2 (0.24%) MVS
12 1 (0.12%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 273 (32.35%) TDD
2 233 (27.61%) Scrum
3 170 (20.14%) BDD
4 167 (19.79%) Continuous Integration
5 140 (16.59%) DevOps
6 115 (13.63%) E-Commerce
7 91 (10.78%) SOA
8 84 (9.95%) Waterfall
9 80 (9.48%) OO
10 78 (9.24%) Software Engineering
11 76 (9.00%) Project Management
11 76 (9.00%) Test Automation
12 72 (8.53%) Continuous Delivery
13 71 (8.41%) Open Source
14 68 (8.06%) Kanban
14 68 (8.06%) MVC
15 63 (7.46%) User Stories
16 55 (6.52%) Digital Marketing
16 55 (6.52%) PRINCE2
16 55 (6.52%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 309 (36.61%) Java
2 131 (15.52%) C#
3 118 (13.98%) JavaScript
4 115 (13.63%) SQL
5 63 (7.46%) Python
6 49 (5.81%) Ruby
7 33 (3.91%) Perl
8 30 (3.55%) PHP
9 26 (3.08%) C++
10 19 (2.25%) C
11 17 (2.01%) PL/SQL
11 17 (2.01%) Scala
12 16 (1.90%) Groovy
13 15 (1.78%) Clojure
13 15 (1.78%) Go
13 15 (1.78%) Rust
14 14 (1.66%) PowerShell
15 13 (1.54%) Shell Script
16 10 (1.18%) Bash Shell
17 9 (1.07%) F#
Qualifications
1 58 (6.87%) Degree
2 18 (2.13%) Security Cleared
3 15 (1.78%) ISEB
4 12 (1.42%) ISTQB
5 11 (1.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 10 (1.18%) PMI Certification
7 8 (0.95%) SC Cleared
8 7 (0.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 6 (0.71%) PMP
9 6 (0.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 6 (0.71%) Sun Certification
10 5 (0.59%) BPSS Clearance
11 3 (0.36%) Cisco Certification
11 3 (0.36%) DV Cleared
11 3 (0.36%) Microsoft Certification
12 2 (0.24%) CCNP
12 2 (0.24%) MCITP
13 1 (0.12%) CCIE
13 1 (0.12%) CTC Cleared
13 1 (0.12%) MAPM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 99 (11.73%) QA
2 26 (3.08%) SDET
3 8 (0.95%) Disclosure Scotland
4 5 (0.59%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.12%) MISRA
5 1 (0.12%) MISRA C
5 1 (0.12%) SEPA
5 1 (0.12%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (2.84%) Docker
2 9 (1.07%) Virtual Machines
2 9 (1.07%) Virtual Servers
3 7 (0.83%) Active Directory
4 6 (0.71%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (0.47%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (0.36%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.36%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.12%) Cygwin
7 1 (0.12%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 43 (5.09%) Puppet
2 35 (4.15%) Opscode Chef
3 29 (3.44%) Ansible
4 8 (0.95%) HP Quality Center
5 5 (0.59%) Hadoop YARN
5 5 (0.59%) SCCM
5 5 (0.59%) Terraform
5 5 (0.59%) Tivoli
6 3 (0.36%) OpenView
7 2 (0.24%) Cisco IPCC
7 2 (0.24%) Kubernetes
8 1 (0.12%) Data Guard
8 1 (0.12%) Packer
8 1 (0.12%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 118 (13.98%) Oracle
2 62 (7.35%) Microsoft
3 49 (5.81%) Adobe
4 32 (3.79%) SAP
5 28 (3.32%) IBM
6 21 (2.49%) Atlassian
7 15 (1.78%) hybris
7 15 (1.78%) WSO2
8 13 (1.54%) Xamarin
9 12 (1.42%) CA Agile Central
10 10 (1.18%) HP
11 9 (1.07%) Red Hat
12 8 (0.95%) Sun
13 6 (0.71%) Fujitsu
13 6 (0.71%) VMware
14 5 (0.59%) Cisco
14 5 (0.59%) Forcepoint
14 5 (0.59%) Salesforce.com
14 5 (0.59%) Teradata
14 5 (0.59%) webMethods
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