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 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 4 6 6
Rank change year-on-year
+2 0
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 490 470 332
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 15.71% 14.98% 13.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 20.75% 19.29% 19.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 308 291 147
Average daily rate
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£408 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £250 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £488 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 8 13
Average hourly rate £37.06 £34.11 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.64% -2.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.51 £29.65 £26.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £57.50 £49.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £41.25 £38.75
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +6.45%
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
2362 2436 1730
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 75.73% 77.65% 72.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 1422 1457 874
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 167 150 124
Average hourly rate £31.50 £29.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.62% -17.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.64 £43.54 £50.00
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 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 28 August 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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +3 147 £375 - 83
Essex +2 118 £425 +21.42% 17
Hertfordshire -2 97 £450 +15.38% 74
Suffolk +7 83 £413 +6.45% 11
Norfolk -4 28 £375 +25.00% 7
Bedfordshire -12 18 £394 -7.35% 20
East Anglia +4 1 - - 2
Agile Software Development
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 264 (29.14%) Scrum
2 234 (25.83%) TDD
3 217 (23.95%) Java
4 194 (21.41%) JavaScript
5 181 (19.98%) C#
6 180 (19.87%) .NET
7 171 (18.87%) HTML
8 168 (18.54%) SQL
9 142 (15.67%) E-Commerce
10 141 (15.56%) XML
11 127 (14.02%) Web Services
12 118 (13.02%) CSS
13 111 (12.25%) Finance
14 109 (12.03%) Linux
14 109 (12.03%) Waterfall
15 106 (11.70%) Continuous Integration
16 98 (10.82%) SQL Server
17 97 (10.71%) MVC
17 97 (10.71%) Git (software)
18 92 (10.15%) Project Management
19 90 (9.93%) HTML5
20 87 (9.60%) SOAP
21 80 (8.83%) JIRA
22 79 (8.72%) Retail
22 79 (8.72%) J2EE
23 78 (8.61%) Microsoft
24 75 (8.28%) REST
25 74 (8.17%) User Stories
26 71 (7.84%) jQuery
27 70 (7.73%) ASP.NET

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 47 (5.19%) WebSphere
2 33 (3.64%) CMS
3 31 (3.42%) BizTalk Server
4 27 (2.98%) Node.js
5 20 (2.21%) Confluence
6 19 (2.10%) Apache Pig
7 18 (1.99%) SharePoint
8 13 (1.43%) JBoss
9 10 (1.10%) SharePoint 2010
10 9 (0.99%) Sitecore CMS
10 9 (0.99%) Apache
10 9 (0.99%) Apache Spark
11 8 (0.88%) Tomcat
11 8 (0.88%) WebLogic
11 8 (0.88%) Drupal
12 7 (0.77%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 5 (0.55%) IIS
14 4 (0.44%) MS Exchange
14 4 (0.44%) GlassFish
14 4 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 36 (3.97%) MS Excel
2 18 (1.99%) MS Office
3 15 (1.66%) MS Visio
4 11 (1.21%) MS PowerPoint
5 10 (1.10%) MS Project
6 9 (0.99%) Photoshop
7 8 (0.88%) Adobe Illustrator
8 7 (0.77%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 31 (3.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.88%) Tridion
3 7 (0.77%) Dynamics NAV
3 7 (0.77%) Magento
4 6 (0.66%) Oracle Financials
5 4 (0.44%) Oracle Payables
6 3 (0.33%) Oracle Applications
6 3 (0.33%) Maximo
7 2 (0.22%) Adobe Campaign
8 1 (0.11%) Oracle Receivables
8 1 (0.11%) Oracle Assets
8 1 (0.11%) BigMachines
8 1 (0.11%) Agresso
8 1 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
8 1 (0.11%) SAP ERP
8 1 (0.11%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 26 (2.87%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (2.10%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (1.88%) SaaS
4 8 (0.88%) Google Analytics
4 8 (0.88%) Amazon EC2
5 7 (0.77%) GitHub
6 6 (0.66%) Google Cloud Platform
7 4 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.22%) Rackspace Cloud
8 2 (0.22%) IaaS
9 1 (0.11%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (0.11%) Office 365
9 1 (0.11%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (3.20%) HTTP
2 18 (1.99%) TCP/IP
3 17 (1.88%) Internet
4 15 (1.66%) SSL
5 8 (0.88%) Firewall
6 7 (0.77%) FTP
7 5 (0.55%) LDAP
8 4 (0.44%) DHCP
8 4 (0.44%) Network Security
8 4 (0.44%) SSH
9 3 (0.33%) Wireless
9 3 (0.33%) iBeacon
9 3 (0.33%) VLAN
9 3 (0.33%) Cisco IPT
9 3 (0.33%) Telnet
9 3 (0.33%) Ethernet
9 3 (0.33%) Broadband
9 3 (0.33%) GSM
9 3 (0.33%) VPN
9 3 (0.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 98 (10.82%) SQL Server
2 39 (4.30%) MySQL
3 36 (3.97%) Relational Database
4 34 (3.75%) NoSQL
5 29 (3.20%) Hadoop
6 25 (2.76%) MongoDB
7 22 (2.43%) Apache Hive
7 22 (2.43%) Data Warehouse
7 22 (2.43%) Oracle Database
8 21 (2.32%) SQL Server 2008
9 20 (2.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 16 (1.77%) DB2
11 14 (1.55%) Big Data
12 13 (1.43%) DbVisualizer
13 12 (1.32%) PostgreSQL
13 12 (1.32%) Apache Cassandra
14 10 (1.10%) RavenDB
14 10 (1.10%) Data Mining
15 9 (0.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 7 (0.77%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 97 (10.71%) Git (software)
2 80 (8.83%) JIRA
3 66 (7.28%) Jenkins
4 55 (6.07%) Selenium
5 51 (5.63%) Subversion
6 35 (3.86%) Maven
6 35 (3.86%) Ant
7 33 (3.64%) SoapUI
8 31 (3.42%) Jasmine
9 24 (2.65%) Team Foundation Server
10 23 (2.54%) Eclipse
11 22 (2.43%) JUnit
12 20 (2.21%) Mercurial
12 20 (2.21%) WebDriver
13 19 (2.10%) AccuRev
13 19 (2.10%) Visual Studio
14 17 (1.88%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
15 15 (1.66%) Grunt
16 14 (1.55%) IntelliJ
17 13 (1.43%) Cucumber
General
1 111 (12.25%) Finance
2 79 (8.72%) Retail
3 39 (4.30%) Marketing
4 32 (3.53%) Telecoms
5 26 (2.87%) Manufacturing
6 17 (1.88%) Banking
7 10 (1.10%) Automotive
7 10 (1.10%) Legal
8 7 (0.77%) Billing
9 6 (0.66%) Publishing
9 6 (0.66%) Pharmaceutical
10 4 (0.44%) Back Office
11 3 (0.33%) Electronics
12 2 (0.22%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.22%) Advertising
13 1 (0.11%) Games
13 1 (0.11%) General Ledger
13 1 (0.11%) Local Government
13 1 (0.11%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 372 (41.06%) Developer
2 161 (17.77%) Analyst
3 109 (12.03%) Business Analyst
4 96 (10.60%) Java Developer
5 80 (8.83%) .NET Developer
6 78 (8.61%) Project Manager
7 56 (6.18%) Senior Developer
8 52 (5.74%) C# Developer
9 50 (5.52%) Architect
10 43 (4.75%) C# .NET Developer
11 30 (3.31%) Agile Business Analyst
12 29 (3.20%) Test Analyst
13 27 (2.98%) BizTalk Developer
14 26 (2.87%) Software Engineer
15 25 (2.76%) Solutions Architect
16 22 (2.43%) Consultant
16 22 (2.43%) Tester
16 22 (2.43%) ScrumMaster
17 21 (2.32%) Designer
18 20 (2.21%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 180 (19.87%) .NET
2 171 (18.87%) HTML
3 141 (15.56%) XML
4 127 (14.02%) Web Services
5 118 (13.02%) CSS
6 90 (9.93%) HTML5
7 87 (9.60%) SOAP
8 79 (8.72%) J2EE
9 75 (8.28%) REST
10 71 (7.84%) jQuery
11 70 (7.73%) ASP.NET
12 48 (5.30%) RESTful
12 48 (5.30%) CSS3
13 45 (4.97%) WCF
14 44 (4.86%) Ajax
15 42 (4.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 37 (4.08%) Spring
17 34 (3.75%) Hibernate
18 33 (3.64%) Middleware
19 30 (3.31%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 61 (6.73%) Analytical Skills
2 42 (4.64%) User Experience
3 28 (3.09%) Mobile App
4 25 (2.76%) Management Information System
5 14 (1.55%) Computer Science
5 14 (1.55%) Enterprise Software
6 11 (1.21%) Visualisation
7 10 (1.10%) FMCG
8 9 (0.99%) Client/Server
9 8 (0.88%) N-Tier
9 8 (0.88%) Web 2.0
10 7 (0.77%) Graphic Design
10 7 (0.77%) MPEG
10 7 (0.77%) Device Driver
11 6 (0.66%) Data Extraction
11 6 (0.66%) Data Integration
12 4 (0.44%) Psychology
12 4 (0.44%) Mainframe
12 4 (0.44%) Social Media
13 3 (0.33%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 109 (12.03%) Linux
2 70 (7.73%) UNIX
3 61 (6.73%) Windows
4 20 (2.21%) Mac OS X
5 19 (2.10%) Solaris
6 13 (1.43%) Android
7 11 (1.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (1.21%) Apple iOS
8 5 (0.55%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (0.44%) Embedded Linux
10 3 (0.33%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.22%) AIX
11 2 (0.22%) CentOS
12 1 (0.11%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.11%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.11%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.11%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 264 (29.14%) Scrum
2 234 (25.83%) TDD
3 142 (15.67%) E-Commerce
4 109 (12.03%) Waterfall
5 106 (11.70%) Continuous Integration
6 97 (10.71%) MVC
7 92 (10.15%) Project Management
8 74 (8.17%) User Stories
9 68 (7.51%) SOA
10 63 (6.95%) OO
11 61 (6.73%) BDD
12 59 (6.51%) Kanban
13 57 (6.29%) PRINCE2
14 55 (6.07%) CRM
14 55 (6.07%) Business Analysis
15 54 (5.96%) Stakeholder Management
16 48 (5.30%) Software Engineering
17 44 (4.86%) DevOps
18 43 (4.75%) Mentoring
19 42 (4.64%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 217 (23.95%) Java
2 194 (21.41%) JavaScript
3 181 (19.98%) C#
4 168 (18.54%) SQL
5 29 (3.20%) PHP
6 23 (2.54%) PL/SQL
7 21 (2.32%) C
8 19 (2.10%) Python
9 16 (1.77%) Groovy
10 13 (1.43%) Scala
11 12 (1.32%) Ruby
12 11 (1.21%) TypeScript
12 11 (1.21%) Dart
12 11 (1.21%) ECMAScript
12 11 (1.21%) C++
13 10 (1.10%) Perl
14 7 (0.77%) T-SQL
14 7 (0.77%) PowerShell
15 6 (0.66%) Objective-C
15 6 (0.66%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 43 (4.75%) Degree
2 32 (3.53%) Security Cleared
3 31 (3.42%) ISEB
4 13 (1.43%) Microsoft Certification
5 12 (1.32%) SC Cleared
6 11 (1.21%) ISTQB
7 6 (0.66%) ISEB Practitioner
8 5 (0.55%) PMI Certification
8 5 (0.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 4 (0.44%) Sun Certification
10 3 (0.33%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (0.33%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (0.33%) CCIE
10 3 (0.33%) CCNP
11 2 (0.22%) PMP
11 2 (0.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 1 (0.11%) DV Cleared
12 1 (0.11%) ACCA
12 1 (0.11%) CIMA
12 1 (0.11%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (5.85%) QA
2 8 (0.88%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.22%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.22%) SLA
4 1 (0.11%) ISO 8583
4 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.11%) COBIT
4 1 (0.11%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.11%) CDISC
4 1 (0.11%) Solvency II
System Software
1 9 (0.99%) VMware Infrastructure
1 9 (0.99%) HDFS
2 4 (0.44%) Docker
2 4 (0.44%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.44%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 3 (0.33%) Firmware
4 1 (0.11%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.11%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.11%) XenServer
4 1 (0.11%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 42 (4.64%) Puppet
2 38 (4.19%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (1.43%) Ansible
4 10 (1.10%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (0.44%) SCCM
5 4 (0.44%) logstash
5 4 (0.44%) Graphite
6 3 (0.33%) Vagrant
7 2 (0.22%) Kubernetes
7 2 (0.22%) Kibana
7 2 (0.22%) Check_MK
7 2 (0.22%) Nagios
7 2 (0.22%) Capistrano
8 1 (0.11%) Oozie
Vendors
1 78 (8.61%) Microsoft
2 57 (6.29%) Oracle
3 34 (3.75%) IBM
4 33 (3.64%) Google
5 20 (2.21%) VMware
6 16 (1.77%) SAP
7 14 (1.55%) Atlassian
8 13 (1.43%) Sitecore
9 12 (1.32%) WSO2
9 12 (1.32%) HP
10 11 (1.21%) hybris
11 10 (1.10%) Adobe
11 10 (1.10%) Zend
12 9 (0.99%) CheckPoint
13 8 (0.88%) FatWire
14 7 (0.77%) Omniture
14 7 (0.77%) Informatica
15 5 (0.55%) NetCracker
15 5 (0.55%) Pega
15 5 (0.55%) TIBCO
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Kyna Associates
Rate: £280 - £300 Per Day
Posted: Yesterday
Suffolk
Lynx Recruitment Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Rate: £300.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Rate: £300.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Hertfordshire
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridgeshire
X4 Group
Rate: £300 - 375 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Montash
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
LA International
Posted: 5 days ago
Hertfordshire
Next Ventures Limited
Rate: Excellent Rates and Packages
Posted: 9 days ago
Suffolk
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Cambridge
CPS Group
Rate: £350 - 400 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Broxbourne, Hertfordshire
Poupart Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Welwyn
Real Staffing
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
Welwyn Garden City
Real Staffing
Rate: £450 - £550 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Cambridge
OHO Group
Rate: £350 - 450 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
Essex
Mason Frank
Posted: 23 days ago