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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 3 6 8
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +2
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 451 324 299
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 17.63% 14.20% 12.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 23.59% 20.15% 18.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 298 199 207
Average daily rate
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£415 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 11 2
Average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +10.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.15 £27.50 £30.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £41.50 £34.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +2.85%
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
1912 1608 1621
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 74.75% 70.50% 67.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1176 884 898
Average daily rate £413 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.76% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 129 146 122
Average hourly rate £22.50 £32.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.76% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £13.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £41.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015. 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
Cambridgeshire +2 145 £375 -6.30% 85
Hertfordshire -3 92 £415 -5.14% 48
Bedfordshire +4 88 £500 +39.86% 39
Essex +4 73 £375 -11.76% 10
Norfolk +2 21 £351 +27.72% 7
Suffolk -7 20 £375 -6.25% 9
East Anglia - 15 £300 - 1
Agile Software Development
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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.

1 301 (31.99%) Scrum
2 278 (29.54%) .NET
3 227 (24.12%) C#
4 208 (22.10%) E-Commerce
5 207 (22.00%) Java
6 191 (20.30%) TDD
7 187 (19.87%) HTML
8 177 (18.81%) JavaScript
9 174 (18.49%) SQL
10 166 (17.64%) Finance
11 147 (15.62%) XML
12 144 (15.30%) CSS
12 144 (15.30%) MVC
13 139 (14.77%) Web Services
14 127 (13.50%) SOA
15 122 (12.96%) Waterfall
16 117 (12.43%) Microsoft
17 114 (12.11%) Project Management
17 114 (12.11%) Oracle
18 97 (10.31%) ASP.NET
19 96 (10.20%) BDD
20 93 (9.88%) OO
20 93 (9.88%) SQL Server
21 90 (9.56%) Continuous Integration
22 87 (9.25%) Linux
23 86 (9.14%) QA
24 81 (8.61%) jQuery
24 81 (8.61%) J2EE
25 78 (8.29%) Git (software)
26 77 (8.18%) HTML5

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 56 (5.95%) CMS
2 44 (4.68%) WebSphere
3 36 (3.83%) SharePoint
4 33 (3.51%) Apache
5 26 (2.76%) Tomcat
6 25 (2.66%) WebLogic
7 22 (2.34%) BizTalk Server
8 19 (2.02%) JBoss
9 15 (1.59%) Node.js
10 14 (1.49%) Confluence
11 11 (1.17%) MQSeries
11 11 (1.17%) IIS
12 9 (0.96%) lighttpd
12 9 (0.96%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 8 (0.85%) Sitecore CMS
14 6 (0.64%) Umbraco
15 5 (0.53%) SharePoint 2010
15 5 (0.53%) OpenStack
16 4 (0.43%) WebLogic Portal
16 4 (0.43%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 56 (5.95%) MS Excel
2 15 (1.59%) MS Visio
3 13 (1.38%) MS PowerPoint
3 13 (1.38%) Photoshop
4 12 (1.28%) MS Office
5 9 (0.96%) Adobe Illustrator
5 9 (0.96%) Adobe After Effects
6 6 (0.64%) MS Project
7 5 (0.53%) Mingle
8 2 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.11%) Mathematica
9 1 (0.11%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 29 (3.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (1.49%) Oracle Payables
3 9 (0.96%) Agresso
4 7 (0.74%) Oracle General Ledger
4 7 (0.74%) Oracle Receivables
4 7 (0.74%) Oracle Assets
5 4 (0.43%) Oracle Financials
5 4 (0.43%) Google Analytics
6 3 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
8 1 (0.11%) SAP CRM
8 1 (0.11%) Maximo
8 1 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 18 (1.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (1.28%) Cloud Computing
3 11 (1.17%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (1.06%) PaaS
5 6 (0.64%) SaaS
6 4 (0.43%) Office 365
7 3 (0.32%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.21%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.11%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (0.11%) GitHub
9 1 (0.11%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (2.55%) Internet
2 13 (1.38%) TCP/IP
3 12 (1.28%) HTTP
3 12 (1.28%) ZigBee
4 8 (0.85%) 802.15
5 6 (0.64%) GSM
5 6 (0.64%) 3G
6 5 (0.53%) Wireless
6 5 (0.53%) Firewall
6 5 (0.53%) VPN
7 4 (0.43%) GPRS
7 4 (0.43%) Intranet
7 4 (0.43%) LTE
8 3 (0.32%) 2G
8 3 (0.32%) VRRP
8 3 (0.32%) RIP
8 3 (0.32%) LDAP
9 2 (0.21%) ATM
9 2 (0.21%) Bluetooth
9 2 (0.21%) SDH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 93 (9.88%) SQL Server
2 42 (4.46%) Relational Database
3 39 (4.14%) Oracle Database
4 27 (2.87%) Data Warehouse
5 23 (2.44%) MySQL
6 21 (2.23%) NoSQL
7 19 (2.02%) SQL Server 2008
8 14 (1.49%) RDBMS
9 13 (1.38%) MongoDB
10 10 (1.06%) DB2
11 9 (0.96%) Couchbase
11 9 (0.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 8 (0.85%) SQL Server 2012
13 6 (0.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 5 (0.53%) QlikView
14 5 (0.53%) PowerCenter
14 5 (0.53%) Snowflake Schema
14 5 (0.53%) Oracle Database 10g
15 4 (0.43%) Star Schema
15 4 (0.43%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 78 (8.29%) Git (software)
2 60 (6.38%) Team Foundation Server
3 58 (6.16%) Selenium
4 52 (5.53%) Visual Studio
5 51 (5.42%) Ant
5 51 (5.42%) JIRA
6 50 (5.31%) Jenkins
7 41 (4.36%) Subversion
8 37 (3.93%) Eclipse
9 35 (3.72%) SpecFlow
10 33 (3.51%) JUnit
11 23 (2.44%) Maven
12 18 (1.91%) Grunt
13 17 (1.81%) Cucumber
14 16 (1.70%) WebDriver
15 13 (1.38%) IntelliJ
16 12 (1.28%) Talend Open Studio
16 12 (1.28%) Mockito
17 11 (1.17%) Hudson
17 11 (1.17%) Bower
General
1 166 (17.64%) Finance
2 62 (6.59%) Retail
3 46 (4.89%) Marketing
4 45 (4.78%) Telecoms
5 22 (2.34%) Banking
6 19 (2.02%) Legal
7 16 (1.70%) Publishing
8 14 (1.49%) Manufacturing
9 8 (0.85%) Pharmaceutical
10 7 (0.74%) Electronics
11 5 (0.53%) Automotive
11 5 (0.53%) Advertising
11 5 (0.53%) Front Office
12 4 (0.43%) Multimedia
13 2 (0.21%) Back Office
13 2 (0.21%) Games
14 1 (0.11%) Retail Banking
14 1 (0.11%) Billing
14 1 (0.11%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 335 (35.60%) Developer
2 141 (14.98%) Analyst
3 117 (12.43%) Architect
4 106 (11.26%) .NET Developer
5 102 (10.84%) Project Manager
6 86 (9.14%) Solutions Architect
7 79 (8.40%) Java Developer
8 70 (7.44%) C# Developer
9 62 (6.59%) Senior Developer
10 57 (6.06%) C# .NET Developer
10 57 (6.06%) Business Analyst
11 49 (5.21%) Test Analyst
12 41 (4.36%) Designer
13 26 (2.76%) Senior .NET Developer
14 25 (2.66%) Software Engineer
15 24 (2.55%) Tester
15 24 (2.55%) Senior Analyst
16 22 (2.34%) Agile Project Manager
17 21 (2.23%) Delivery Manager
18 20 (2.13%) ScrumMaster
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 278 (29.54%) .NET
2 187 (19.87%) HTML
3 147 (15.62%) XML
4 144 (15.30%) CSS
5 139 (14.77%) Web Services
6 97 (10.31%) ASP.NET
7 81 (8.61%) jQuery
7 81 (8.61%) J2EE
8 77 (8.18%) HTML5
9 72 (7.65%) .NET Framework
10 68 (7.23%) WCF
11 63 (6.70%) REST
12 59 (6.27%) ASP.NET MVC
12 59 (6.27%) SOAP
12 59 (6.27%) Spring
13 56 (5.95%) CSS3
14 52 (5.53%) Ajax
15 43 (4.57%) XSLT
16 34 (3.61%) Hibernate
17 32 (3.40%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 54 (5.74%) User Experience
2 44 (4.68%) Analytical Skills
3 27 (2.87%) Open Source
4 22 (2.34%) Mobile App
5 17 (1.81%) Computer Science
6 15 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
6 15 (1.59%) Management Information System
7 13 (1.38%) Visualisation
8 10 (1.06%) N-Tier
8 10 (1.06%) PMI
9 9 (0.96%) Graphic Design
10 7 (0.74%) Biology
10 7 (0.74%) Data Structures
10 7 (0.74%) NHS
10 7 (0.74%) Mainframe
11 6 (0.64%) Client/Server
11 6 (0.64%) Data Integration
11 6 (0.64%) Kindle
12 5 (0.53%) Social Media
12 5 (0.53%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 87 (9.25%) Linux
2 70 (7.44%) UNIX
3 69 (7.33%) Windows
4 20 (2.13%) Solaris
5 12 (1.28%) Apple iOS
6 8 (0.85%) Mac OS X
7 7 (0.74%) Android
8 5 (0.53%) Oracle Linux
9 4 (0.43%) AIX
9 4 (0.43%) Windows Phone
10 3 (0.32%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (0.32%) HPUX
11 2 (0.21%) MVS
11 2 (0.21%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.21%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.11%) Windows Phone 7
12 1 (0.11%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 301 (31.99%) Scrum
2 208 (22.10%) E-Commerce
3 191 (20.30%) TDD
4 144 (15.30%) MVC
5 127 (13.50%) SOA
6 122 (12.96%) Waterfall
7 114 (12.11%) Project Management
8 96 (10.20%) BDD
9 93 (9.88%) OO
10 90 (9.56%) Continuous Integration
11 74 (7.86%) PRINCE2
12 72 (7.65%) UML
13 63 (6.70%) Stakeholder Management
14 61 (6.48%) Unit Testing
15 60 (6.38%) User Acceptance Testing
16 57 (6.06%) Software Engineering
17 53 (5.63%) Web Development
18 50 (5.31%) Manual Testing
19 48 (5.10%) User Stories
20 46 (4.89%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 227 (24.12%) C#
2 207 (22.00%) Java
3 177 (18.81%) JavaScript
4 174 (18.49%) SQL
5 45 (4.78%) Ruby
6 35 (3.72%) Python
7 24 (2.55%) PL/SQL
7 24 (2.55%) C
8 22 (2.34%) Perl
9 19 (2.02%) C++
10 14 (1.49%) Shell Script
10 14 (1.49%) PowerShell
11 13 (1.38%) Embedded C
11 13 (1.38%) VBScript
12 12 (1.28%) T-SQL
12 12 (1.28%) VB.NET
13 9 (0.96%) VB
14 8 (0.85%) PHP
15 6 (0.64%) VBA
16 4 (0.43%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 40 (4.25%) Degree
2 34 (3.61%) ISEB
3 25 (2.66%) Security Cleared
4 19 (2.02%) SC Cleared
4 19 (2.02%) PMI Certification
5 16 (1.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 15 (1.59%) Sun Certification
7 14 (1.49%) ISTQB
8 9 (0.96%) PMP
9 8 (0.85%) Microsoft Certification
9 8 (0.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 7 (0.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 5 (0.53%) MCP
12 4 (0.43%) MCITP
12 4 (0.43%) IIBA
13 3 (0.32%) CBAP
13 3 (0.32%) APMP
14 2 (0.21%) AWS Certification
15 1 (0.11%) OCP
15 1 (0.11%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 86 (9.14%) QA
2 7 (0.74%) ISO 9001
3 6 (0.64%) SLA
4 3 (0.32%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.21%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.11%) WCAG
6 1 (0.11%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 8 (0.85%) Active Directory
1 8 (0.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.32%) Xen
2 3 (0.32%) Firmware
3 1 (0.11%) SAP ITS
3 1 (0.11%) Docker
Systems Management
1 18 (1.91%) HP Quality Center
2 12 (1.28%) Puppet
3 6 (0.64%) Control-M
4 4 (0.43%) Nagios
4 4 (0.43%) SCOM
5 3 (0.32%) Business Desktop Deployment
5 3 (0.32%) Vagrant
5 3 (0.32%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.21%) OpenView
6 2 (0.21%) EMC NetWorker
6 2 (0.21%) SCCM
6 2 (0.21%) HP SIM
7 1 (0.11%) Graphite
Vendors
1 117 (12.43%) Microsoft
2 114 (12.11%) Oracle
3 30 (3.19%) SAP
4 24 (2.55%) IBM
5 20 (2.13%) AccuRev
6 19 (2.02%) HP
7 18 (1.91%) Sun
8 12 (1.28%) Talend
9 11 (1.17%) hybris
9 11 (1.17%) Atlassian
10 10 (1.06%) Adobe
10 10 (1.06%) FatWire
10 10 (1.06%) Sitecore
11 9 (0.96%) Planview
12 8 (0.85%) BEA
12 8 (0.85%) VMware
13 6 (0.64%) Business Objects
13 6 (0.64%) webMethods
13 6 (0.64%) TIBCO
13 6 (0.64%) Google
Watford, Hertfordshire
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Posted: 17 hours ago
Hertfordshire
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Luton, Bedfordshire
Advantage XPO
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Posted: Yesterday
East Anglia
Roc Search
Posted: Yesterday
Luton, Bedfordshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £675 per day
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Watford, Hertfordshire
Certes Computing Ltd
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Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Staffworx Ltd
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Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Kyna Associates
Rate: £375 - £425 Per Day
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £275 - £330 per day + Negotiable
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Watford, Hertfordshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £500 per day + negiotiable
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Southend-On-Sea
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Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Uniting Ambition
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Cambridge
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Cambridge
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Peterborough
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Hertfordshire
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