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 6 December 2016 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Agile Software Development
Rank 2 3 5
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +2
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 440 418 474
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 18.92% 16.21% 16.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 23.58% 21.14% 21.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 297 266 319
Median daily rate £435 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.35% +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £299 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 21 12
Median hourly rate £39.00 £38.00 £44.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.63% -14.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.65 £32.40 £25.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.70 £59.00 £56.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £43.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +20.83%
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
1866 1977 2254
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 80.26% 76.66% 78.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1088 1138 1450
Median daily rate £425 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £284 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 143 200 144
Median hourly rate £36.00 £36.50 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.36% +55.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £15.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.68 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.30% +39.80%

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 6 December 2016.

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 6 December 2016.

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 6 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Hertfordshire +8 133 £444 -1.38% 55
Essex +2 112 £420 -6.66% 22
Cambridgeshire -2 88 £394 +5.00% 69
Bedfordshire +15 51 £463 +12.12% 21
Suffolk +3 41 £425 -5.55% 13
Norfolk -6 14 £450 - 12
East Anglia -1 3 £500 -
Agile Software Development
England

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

For the 6 months to 6 December 2016, 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.

1 287 (33.53%) Java
2 229 (26.75%) TDD
3 221 (25.82%) Scrum
4 160 (18.69%) Finance
5 151 (17.64%) C#
6 144 (16.82%) Continuous Integration
7 143 (16.71%) BDD
8 139 (16.24%) SQL
9 138 (16.12%) .NET
10 122 (14.25%) JavaScript
11 118 (13.79%) HTML
12 113 (13.20%) E-Commerce
13 107 (12.50%) JIRA
14 102 (11.92%) SQL Server
15 101 (11.80%) Web Services
16 99 (11.57%) Oracle
17 97 (11.33%) Git (software)
17 97 (11.33%) DevOps
18 96 (11.21%) Jenkins
19 91 (10.63%) Waterfall
20 86 (10.05%) CSS
21 82 (9.58%) QA
22 80 (9.35%) MVC
22 80 (9.35%) SOA
23 79 (9.23%) Project Management
24 76 (8.88%) Selenium
24 76 (8.88%) Open Source
25 75 (8.76%) OO
26 72 (8.41%) Linux
26 72 (8.41%) J2EE

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 35 (4.09%) Confluence
2 24 (2.80%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 24 (2.80%) SharePoint
3 20 (2.34%) Tomcat
3 20 (2.34%) WebSphere
4 19 (2.22%) Apache
4 19 (2.22%) IIS
5 15 (1.75%) JBoss
5 15 (1.75%) WebLogic
6 14 (1.64%) Apache Spark
7 13 (1.52%) CMS
8 11 (1.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 8 (0.93%) Cloud Foundry
10 6 (0.70%) Apache Pig
10 6 (0.70%) BizTalk Server
11 5 (0.58%) GlassFish
12 4 (0.47%) WordPress
13 3 (0.35%) Apache Solr
13 3 (0.35%) Sitecore CMS
14 2 (0.23%) Moodle
Applications
1 24 (2.80%) MS Excel
2 17 (1.99%) MS Project
3 12 (1.40%) MS Office
4 8 (0.93%) Photoshop
5 7 (0.82%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (0.82%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.47%) Adobe Illustrator
6 4 (0.47%) OmniGraffle
7 1 (0.12%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 19 (2.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 15 (1.75%) Dynamics CRM
3 14 (1.64%) Adobe Campaign
4 9 (1.05%) Oracle Applications
5 6 (0.70%) Payment Gateway
6 5 (0.58%) Magento
7 4 (0.47%) SDL Web 8
8 3 (0.35%) Summit
9 2 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
9 2 (0.23%) Oracle ERP
9 2 (0.23%) Sage 200
9 2 (0.23%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 1 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
10 1 (0.12%) Primavera
10 1 (0.12%) SAP SD
10 1 (0.12%) Traffica
Cloud Services
1 42 (4.91%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (2.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (1.40%) IaaS
4 9 (1.05%) GitHub
5 8 (0.93%) SaaS
6 6 (0.70%) AWS CloudFormation
6 6 (0.70%) PaaS
7 4 (0.47%) Amazon ELB
7 4 (0.47%) Amazon S3
7 4 (0.47%) Office 365
7 4 (0.47%) Oracle CX
7 4 (0.47%) Route 53
8 2 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.23%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (0.23%) Trello
9 1 (0.12%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 34 (3.97%) Internet
2 27 (3.15%) TCP/IP
3 22 (2.57%) SSL
4 18 (2.10%) SMS
5 17 (1.99%) HTTP
6 8 (0.93%) DNS
6 8 (0.93%) Firewall
6 8 (0.93%) X.509
7 5 (0.58%) WAN
7 5 (0.58%) Wireless
8 4 (0.47%) ATM
8 4 (0.47%) Intranet
8 4 (0.47%) LAN
8 4 (0.47%) LDAP
8 4 (0.47%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (0.35%) Intrusion Detection
9 3 (0.35%) SAN
10 2 (0.23%) AMQP
10 2 (0.23%) Cisco IOS
10 2 (0.23%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 102 (11.92%) SQL Server
2 64 (7.48%) Relational Database
3 47 (5.49%) Big Data
4 45 (5.26%) NoSQL
5 30 (3.50%) MongoDB
6 23 (2.69%) Data Warehouse
7 21 (2.45%) DB2
7 21 (2.45%) Hadoop
8 20 (2.34%) Oracle Database
9 19 (2.22%) MySQL
10 17 (1.99%) PostgreSQL
11 16 (1.87%) RDBMS
12 15 (1.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 11 (1.29%) Apache Cassandra
14 9 (1.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 7 (0.82%) Apache Hive
15 7 (0.82%) SQL Server 2012
16 6 (0.70%) Data Mart
16 6 (0.70%) HBase
16 6 (0.70%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 107 (12.50%) JIRA
2 97 (11.33%) Git (software)
3 96 (11.21%) Jenkins
4 76 (8.88%) Selenium
5 68 (7.94%) Cucumber
6 46 (5.37%) WebDriver
7 45 (5.26%) JUnit
7 45 (5.26%) Maven
8 43 (5.02%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 40 (4.67%) SoapUI
10 31 (3.62%) JBehave
11 29 (3.39%) Team Foundation Server
12 27 (3.15%) TeamCity
13 26 (3.04%) Appium
14 25 (2.92%) Ant
15 22 (2.57%) Mercurial
16 21 (2.45%) SpecFlow
17 18 (2.10%) Subversion
18 16 (1.87%) JMeter
19 14 (1.64%) Eclipse
General
1 160 (18.69%) Finance
2 66 (7.71%) Marketing
3 59 (6.89%) Retail
4 28 (3.27%) Telecoms
5 25 (2.92%) Manufacturing
6 21 (2.45%) Legal
7 19 (2.22%) Banking
7 19 (2.22%) Electronics
8 10 (1.17%) Back Office
9 8 (0.93%) Automotive
10 7 (0.82%) Advertising
10 7 (0.82%) Pharmaceutical
11 4 (0.47%) Games
12 3 (0.35%) Billing
12 3 (0.35%) Front Office
13 2 (0.23%) Multimedia
13 2 (0.23%) Retail Banking
14 1 (0.12%) Aerospace
14 1 (0.12%) Local Government
14 1 (0.12%) Military
Job Titles
1 297 (34.70%) Developer
2 124 (14.49%) Analyst
3 109 (12.73%) Java Developer
4 83 (9.70%) Project Manager
5 76 (8.88%) Architect
6 70 (8.18%) Business Analyst
7 54 (6.31%) Senior Developer
8 53 (6.19%) C# Developer
9 46 (5.37%) .NET Developer
10 45 (5.26%) Agile Developer
11 42 (4.91%) Solutions Architect
12 37 (4.32%) Agile Java Developer
13 36 (4.21%) Test Analyst
13 36 (4.21%) Tester
14 33 (3.86%) C# .NET Developer
14 33 (3.86%) Senior Java Developer
15 29 (3.39%) Scrum Master
16 26 (3.04%) Software Developer
17 23 (2.69%) Digital Architect
18 22 (2.57%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 138 (16.12%) .NET
2 118 (13.79%) HTML
3 101 (11.80%) Web Services
4 86 (10.05%) CSS
5 72 (8.41%) J2EE
5 72 (8.41%) Spring
6 64 (7.48%) REST
7 63 (7.36%) AngularJS
8 56 (6.54%) HTML5
9 54 (6.31%) ASP.NET
10 53 (6.19%) XML
11 49 (5.72%) jQuery
11 49 (5.72%) RESTful
12 44 (5.14%) SOAP
13 41 (4.79%) JSON
14 33 (3.86%) .NET Framework
14 33 (3.86%) ASP.NET MVC
14 33 (3.86%) Middleware
15 30 (3.50%) CSS3
16 29 (3.39%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 65 (7.59%) Analytical Skills
2 36 (4.21%) Mobile App
3 26 (3.04%) User Experience
3 26 (3.04%) Virtual Team
4 24 (2.80%) Algorithms
5 23 (2.69%) Data Structures
6 21 (2.45%) Social Media
7 20 (2.34%) Computer Science
8 17 (1.99%) Enterprise Software
9 12 (1.40%) Mainframe
10 10 (1.17%) Management Information System
11 9 (1.05%) Linked Data
12 8 (0.93%) Data Extraction
12 8 (0.93%) Internet of Things
13 7 (0.82%) Data Integration
13 7 (0.82%) iPad
13 7 (0.82%) PMI
14 6 (0.70%) EPoS
14 6 (0.70%) Graphic Design
14 6 (0.70%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 72 (8.41%) Linux
2 41 (4.79%) Unix
3 39 (4.56%) Windows
4 33 (3.86%) Android
5 23 (2.69%) Apple iOS
6 20 (2.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (0.70%) Solaris
8 5 (0.58%) Windows Vista
9 4 (0.47%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (0.35%) Mac OS X
10 3 (0.35%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.23%) CentOS
11 2 (0.23%) Fedora
11 2 (0.23%) Windows Server
12 1 (0.12%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 229 (26.75%) TDD
2 221 (25.82%) Scrum
3 144 (16.82%) Continuous Integration
4 143 (16.71%) BDD
5 113 (13.20%) E-Commerce
6 97 (11.33%) DevOps
7 91 (10.63%) Waterfall
8 80 (9.35%) MVC
8 80 (9.35%) SOA
9 79 (9.23%) Project Management
10 76 (8.88%) Open Source
11 75 (8.76%) OO
12 69 (8.06%) Test Automation
13 68 (7.94%) Continuous Delivery
14 63 (7.36%) SDLC
14 63 (7.36%) Software Engineering
15 61 (7.13%) PRINCE2
16 57 (6.66%) Stakeholder Management
17 56 (6.54%) Kanban
18 55 (6.43%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 287 (33.53%) Java
2 151 (17.64%) C#
3 139 (16.24%) SQL
4 122 (14.25%) JavaScript
5 71 (8.29%) Python
6 47 (5.49%) Ruby
7 39 (4.56%) Perl
8 28 (3.27%) PHP
9 27 (3.15%) C++
10 22 (2.57%) C
11 20 (2.34%) PL/SQL
11 20 (2.34%) PowerShell
12 19 (2.22%) Scala
13 14 (1.64%) Shell Script
14 13 (1.52%) Bash Shell
14 13 (1.52%) MATLAB
15 11 (1.29%) Clojure
15 11 (1.29%) Go
15 11 (1.29%) Rust
16 8 (0.93%) R
Qualifications
1 66 (7.71%) Degree
2 17 (1.99%) ISEB
3 14 (1.64%) Security Cleared
4 11 (1.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 9 (1.05%) ISTQB
6 8 (0.93%) PMI Certification
6 8 (0.93%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 7 (0.82%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (0.82%) PMP
8 6 (0.70%) MCITP
8 6 (0.70%) SC Cleared
9 5 (0.58%) DV Cleared
9 5 (0.58%) Sun Certification
10 3 (0.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 2 (0.23%) BPSS Clearance
11 2 (0.23%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (0.23%) ISEB Practitioner
12 1 (0.12%) CLAS
12 1 (0.12%) ISSMP
12 1 (0.12%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 82 (9.58%) QA
2 24 (2.80%) SDET
3 10 (1.17%) Data Quality
4 6 (0.70%) Disclosure Scotland
4 6 (0.70%) SEPA
5 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.12%) MISRA
5 1 (0.12%) MISRA C
5 1 (0.12%) SLA
5 1 (0.12%) WCAG
System Software
1 25 (2.92%) Docker
2 9 (1.05%) Virtual Servers
3 7 (0.82%) Active Directory
4 4 (0.47%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (0.47%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (0.35%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.35%) iptables
5 3 (0.35%) Postfix
5 3 (0.35%) Sendmail
5 3 (0.35%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (0.35%) vSphere
6 1 (0.12%) Cygwin
Systems Management
1 47 (5.49%) Puppet
2 31 (3.62%) Opscode Chef
3 22 (2.57%) Ansible
4 10 (1.17%) HP Quality Center
5 6 (0.70%) Terraform
6 5 (0.58%) Hadoop YARN
6 5 (0.58%) SCCM
6 5 (0.58%) Tivoli
7 3 (0.35%) Cobbler
7 3 (0.35%) Nagios
7 3 (0.35%) OpenView
7 3 (0.35%) OSSEC
8 2 (0.23%) Cisco IPCC
8 2 (0.23%) Kubernetes
9 1 (0.12%) Data Guard
9 1 (0.12%) NSN NetAct
9 1 (0.12%) Oozie
9 1 (0.12%) Packer
9 1 (0.12%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 99 (11.57%) Oracle
2 69 (8.06%) Microsoft
3 43 (5.02%) Adobe
4 28 (3.27%) SAP
5 23 (2.69%) IBM
6 19 (2.22%) hybris
7 14 (1.64%) Atlassian
8 13 (1.52%) HP
8 13 (1.52%) WSO2
8 13 (1.52%) Xamarin
9 12 (1.40%) Red Hat
10 10 (1.17%) Teradata
11 9 (1.05%) CA Agile Central
11 9 (1.05%) Informatica
12 8 (0.93%) Sun
12 8 (0.93%) webMethods
13 6 (0.70%) Ab Initio
13 6 (0.70%) CheckPoint
13 6 (0.70%) Salesforce.com
13 6 (0.70%) Splunk
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