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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Agile Software Development over the 3 months to 20 October 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 4 7 8
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +1
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 511 341 358
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 16.53% 14.17% 11.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 21.40% 19.93% 16.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 324 130 218
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £253 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £471 £466
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 17 18
Average hourly rate £41.00 £41.00 £32.97
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +24.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £26.90 £22.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £46.65 £40.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £41.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-15.15% +10.00%
Agile Software Development
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 of England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2388 1711 2142
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 77.26% 71.11% 69.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1522 896 1135
Average daily rate £400 £365 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% -6.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £230 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 129 138 189
Average hourly rate £25.75 £36.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.47% +30.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £13.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.20 £46.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +5.45%

Agile Software Development
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Agile Software Development across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 20 October 2014.

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 20 October 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Software Development within the East of England region over the 3 months to 20 October 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire 0 124 £400 - 44
Cambridgeshire -4 108 £350 -12.50% 74
Bedfordshire -1 91 £475 +11.76% 34
Essex +3 87 £425 +15.25% 10
Norfolk +7 80 £325 -8.77% 8
Suffolk -6 16 £420 +12.00% 12
East Anglia +6 11 £330 -
Agile Software Development
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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.

1 280 (32.26%) Scrum
2 271 (31.22%) .NET
3 220 (25.35%) C#
4 217 (25.00%) SQL
5 195 (22.47%) TDD
6 181 (20.85%) HTML
6 181 (20.85%) JavaScript
7 173 (19.93%) Java
8 162 (18.66%) MVC
9 145 (16.71%) CSS
9 145 (16.71%) XML
9 145 (16.71%) E-Commerce
9 145 (16.71%) Finance
10 143 (16.47%) ASP.NET
11 137 (15.78%) Web Services
12 131 (15.09%) SQL Server
13 129 (14.86%) OO
14 125 (14.40%) Waterfall
15 122 (14.06%) Microsoft
16 109 (12.56%) Oracle
17 100 (11.52%) Linux
18 94 (10.83%) UNIX
18 94 (10.83%) Project Management
19 92 (10.60%) ASP.NET MVC
19 92 (10.60%) jQuery
20 81 (9.33%) Unit Testing
21 78 (8.99%) J2EE
22 74 (8.53%) Windows
23 72 (8.29%) PRINCE2
23 72 (8.29%) Git (software)

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

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 53 (6.11%) CMS
2 46 (5.30%) Apache
3 40 (4.61%) WebSphere
3 40 (4.61%) SharePoint
4 36 (4.15%) Tomcat
5 29 (3.34%) WebLogic
6 20 (2.30%) JBoss
7 17 (1.96%) IIS
8 14 (1.61%) SharePoint 2010
8 14 (1.61%) Node.js
9 12 (1.38%) SharePoint 2013
10 9 (1.04%) lighttpd
11 8 (0.92%) MS Exchange
11 8 (0.92%) BizTalk Server
12 6 (0.69%) WebSphere Application Server
12 6 (0.69%) Umbraco
13 5 (0.58%) Adobe CQ
14 4 (0.46%) Drupal
14 4 (0.46%) Sitecore CMS
14 4 (0.46%) Confluence
Applications
1 66 (7.60%) MS Excel
2 16 (1.84%) MS Office
3 14 (1.61%) MS Project
4 13 (1.50%) Photoshop
5 12 (1.38%) MS Visio
6 9 (1.04%) MS PowerPoint
7 8 (0.92%) Adobe Illustrator
8 7 (0.81%) Adobe After Effects
9 5 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
10 3 (0.35%) Mingle
11 1 (0.12%) SPSS
11 1 (0.12%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 42 (4.84%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (1.96%) Agresso
3 15 (1.73%) Oracle Payables
4 14 (1.61%) Oracle General Ledger
5 13 (1.50%) Oracle Receivables
5 13 (1.50%) Oracle Assets
6 4 (0.46%) Google Analytics
7 2 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.23%) CA Clarity
8 1 (0.12%) SAP CRM
8 1 (0.12%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 12 (1.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (1.15%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (0.58%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (0.46%) Amazon SQS
5 3 (0.35%) CloudFront
5 3 (0.35%) Amazon S3
6 2 (0.23%) SaaS
7 1 (0.12%) PaaS
7 1 (0.12%) Office 365
7 1 (0.12%) GitHub
7 1 (0.12%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (4.03%) Internet
2 18 (2.07%) HTTP
3 13 (1.50%) ZigBee
4 12 (1.38%) TCP/IP
5 7 (0.81%) 802.15
6 4 (0.46%) Intranet
7 3 (0.35%) VRRP
7 3 (0.35%) Firewall
7 3 (0.35%) VPN
7 3 (0.35%) GPRS
7 3 (0.35%) GSM
7 3 (0.35%) LDAP
8 2 (0.23%) Bluetooth
8 2 (0.23%) Ethernet
8 2 (0.23%) RIP
8 2 (0.23%) Wireless
8 2 (0.23%) 3G
9 1 (0.12%) LTE
9 1 (0.12%) Radio Access Network
9 1 (0.12%) RNC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 131 (15.09%) SQL Server
2 54 (6.22%) Relational Database
3 41 (4.72%) MySQL
4 38 (4.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 36 (4.15%) Data Warehouse
6 27 (3.11%) RDBMS
7 26 (3.00%) SQL Server 2008
8 23 (2.65%) Oracle Database
9 21 (2.42%) NoSQL
10 16 (1.84%) MongoDB
11 14 (1.61%) DB2
12 12 (1.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 11 (1.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 11 (1.27%) Big Data
14 10 (1.15%) SQL Server 2005
15 8 (0.92%) Hadoop
16 7 (0.81%) Apache Cassandra
16 7 (0.81%) PowerCenter
17 6 (0.69%) SQL Server 2012
18 5 (0.58%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 72 (8.29%) Git (software)
2 63 (7.26%) Team Foundation Server
3 52 (5.99%) Selenium
4 51 (5.88%) JIRA
5 47 (5.41%) Ant
5 47 (5.41%) Eclipse
6 45 (5.18%) Subversion
7 43 (4.95%) Visual Studio
8 37 (4.26%) Jenkins
9 27 (3.11%) JUnit
9 27 (3.11%) Maven
10 22 (2.53%) NUnit
11 20 (2.30%) TeamCity
12 16 (1.84%) Cucumber
13 15 (1.73%) Grunt
13 15 (1.73%) SpecFlow
14 13 (1.50%) Mockito
15 11 (1.27%) Axure RP
15 11 (1.27%) IntelliJ
16 9 (1.04%) CruiseControl
General
1 145 (16.71%) Finance
2 69 (7.95%) Retail
3 49 (5.65%) Marketing
4 18 (2.07%) Banking
5 17 (1.96%) Publishing
6 14 (1.61%) Telecoms
7 12 (1.38%) Legal
8 11 (1.27%) Automotive
9 9 (1.04%) Pharmaceutical
10 7 (0.81%) General Ledger
11 4 (0.46%) Multimedia
11 4 (0.46%) Financial Institution
11 4 (0.46%) Manufacturing
12 3 (0.35%) Advertising
12 3 (0.35%) Electronics
13 2 (0.23%) Back Office
14 1 (0.12%) Games
14 1 (0.12%) Retail Banking
14 1 (0.12%) Interactive Media
14 1 (0.12%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 410 (47.24%) Developer
2 121 (13.94%) .NET Developer
3 120 (13.82%) Analyst
4 87 (10.02%) Project Manager
5 75 (8.64%) Java Developer
6 70 (8.06%) Architect
7 68 (7.83%) C# Developer
8 60 (6.91%) C# .NET Developer
9 58 (6.68%) Business Analyst
10 51 (5.88%) Senior Developer
11 44 (5.07%) Solutions Architect
12 35 (4.03%) Designer
13 32 (3.69%) Test Analyst
14 29 (3.34%) ASP.NET Developer
15 28 (3.23%) C# ASP.NET Developer
16 26 (3.00%) Software Engineer
17 24 (2.76%) CRM Developer
18 23 (2.65%) Web Developer
19 22 (2.53%) Agile Business Analyst
20 20 (2.30%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 271 (31.22%) .NET
2 181 (20.85%) HTML
3 145 (16.71%) CSS
3 145 (16.71%) XML
4 143 (16.47%) ASP.NET
5 137 (15.78%) Web Services
6 92 (10.60%) jQuery
6 92 (10.60%) ASP.NET MVC
7 78 (8.99%) J2EE
8 67 (7.72%) WCF
8 67 (7.72%) .NET Framework
9 61 (7.03%) HTML5
10 57 (6.57%) Ajax
11 53 (6.11%) SOAP
12 49 (5.65%) Spring
13 48 (5.53%) XSLT
14 47 (5.41%) REST
14 47 (5.41%) CSS3
15 35 (4.03%) JSP
15 35 (4.03%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 57 (6.57%) User Experience
2 41 (4.72%) Analytical Skills
3 26 (3.00%) Computer Science
4 25 (2.88%) Open Source
5 16 (1.84%) Mobile App
5 16 (1.84%) Mainframe
6 12 (1.38%) N-Tier
6 12 (1.38%) Data Structures
7 10 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
7 10 (1.15%) Data Integration
8 8 (0.92%) Mathematics
8 8 (0.92%) PMI
9 7 (0.81%) GIS
9 7 (0.81%) Management Information System
9 7 (0.81%) Clustering
9 7 (0.81%) Biology
9 7 (0.81%) Graphic Design
10 6 (0.69%) Client/Server
10 6 (0.69%) Web 2.0
10 6 (0.69%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 100 (11.52%) Linux
2 94 (10.83%) UNIX
3 74 (8.53%) Windows
4 28 (3.23%) Solaris
5 12 (1.38%) Oracle Linux
6 8 (0.92%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (0.92%) Mac OS X
6 8 (0.92%) Apple iOS
7 7 (0.81%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (0.69%) MVS
9 5 (0.58%) Android
10 4 (0.46%) AIX
11 3 (0.35%) HPUX
12 2 (0.23%) Windows Phone
13 1 (0.12%) Windows CE
13 1 (0.12%) FreeBSD
13 1 (0.12%) Windows Mobile
13 1 (0.12%) Embedded Linux
13 1 (0.12%) Windows Phone 7
13 1 (0.12%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 280 (32.26%) Scrum
2 195 (22.47%) TDD
3 162 (18.66%) MVC
4 145 (16.71%) E-Commerce
5 129 (14.86%) OO
6 125 (14.40%) Waterfall
7 94 (10.83%) Project Management
8 81 (9.33%) Unit Testing
9 72 (8.29%) PRINCE2
10 70 (8.06%) BDD
11 66 (7.60%) SOA
12 64 (7.37%) Web Development
12 64 (7.37%) Continuous Integration
13 62 (7.14%) UML
14 61 (7.03%) CRM
15 46 (5.30%) Software Engineering
15 46 (5.30%) User Acceptance Testing
16 42 (4.84%) User Stories
17 39 (4.49%) Content Management
18 37 (4.26%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 220 (25.35%) C#
2 217 (25.00%) SQL
3 181 (20.85%) JavaScript
4 173 (19.93%) Java
5 34 (3.92%) Perl
6 32 (3.69%) PowerShell
7 29 (3.34%) C
8 26 (3.00%) C++
8 26 (3.00%) PL/SQL
9 25 (2.88%) Python
10 18 (2.07%) PHP
11 16 (1.84%) Ruby
12 15 (1.73%) T-SQL
13 13 (1.50%) VB.NET
13 13 (1.50%) Embedded C
14 10 (1.15%) Shell Script
15 9 (1.04%) LINC
15 9 (1.04%) VBScript
16 6 (0.69%) VB
16 6 (0.69%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 70 (8.06%) Degree
2 28 (3.23%) ISEB
3 23 (2.65%) Security Cleared
4 20 (2.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 16 (1.84%) Microsoft Certification
5 16 (1.84%) PMI Certification
6 14 (1.61%) Sun Certification
7 13 (1.50%) SC Cleared
8 12 (1.38%) MCITP
9 9 (1.04%) ISTQB
10 8 (0.92%) PMP
11 5 (0.58%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 3 (0.35%) MCP
12 3 (0.35%) CBAP
12 3 (0.35%) APMP
13 1 (0.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 1 (0.12%) MCPD
13 1 (0.12%) MCSE
13 1 (0.12%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 71 (8.18%) QA
2 6 (0.69%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.23%) SLA
3 2 (0.23%) SNOMED CT
3 2 (0.23%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.23%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.12%) WCAG
4 1 (0.12%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 10 (1.15%) Active Directory
2 7 (0.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.35%) Firmware
3 3 (0.35%) Xen
4 1 (0.12%) SAP ITS
4 1 (0.12%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 14 (1.61%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (0.81%) Puppet
2 7 (0.81%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (0.69%) Control-M
3 6 (0.69%) EMC NetWorker
4 4 (0.46%) Nagios
5 3 (0.35%) Vagrant
5 3 (0.35%) HP SIM
5 3 (0.35%) OpenView
6 1 (0.12%) Oozie
6 1 (0.12%) Business Desktop Deployment
6 1 (0.12%) SCCM
6 1 (0.12%) SCOM
Vendors
1 122 (14.06%) Microsoft
2 109 (12.56%) Oracle
3 27 (3.11%) Sun
4 26 (3.00%) SAP
5 23 (2.65%) IBM
6 19 (2.19%) HP
7 17 (1.96%) FatWire
7 17 (1.96%) AccuRev
8 14 (1.61%) Atlassian
9 13 (1.50%) Adobe
10 8 (0.92%) Informatica
10 8 (0.92%) Google
11 7 (0.81%) Planview
11 7 (0.81%) VMware
11 7 (0.81%) EMC
12 6 (0.69%) BEA
12 6 (0.69%) Sybase
12 6 (0.69%) Sitecore
13 4 (0.46%) Twitter
13 4 (0.46%) ATG
Cambridgeshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £45 - £47 per hour + competitive
Posted: 5 hours ago
St. Albans
Interquest - IQ ESM
Rate: £575 - £625 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Hydrogen Group
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 10 hours ago
Bedfordshire
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Suffolk
Roc Search
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedfordshire
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedfordshire
Streamline Connections
Rate: £550 - £5650 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Premier Engineering
Rate: £35.00 - £40.00 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford
Creation Recruitment
Rate: £450 - £500+ per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Rate: £300 to £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
Hudson - London
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
Stott & May
Rate: £400 - £425 Per Day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedfordshire
Nicoll Curtin
Rate: £275 - £285 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedford
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £500 - £650 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Norwich, Norfolk
I4 Recruitment
Rate: Negotiable D.O.E
Posted: 6 days ago
Hertfordshire
Volt
Posted: 6 days ago
Hinxton, Cambridge, United Kingdom
EMBL
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Harleston, Norfolk
Reed Business Information Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day direct - no agency margin.
Posted: 18 days ago
Hertfordshire
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £40 - £45 per hour + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago