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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 5 6 6
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 482 341 361
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 15.68% 14.37% 11.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 20.29% 19.96% 16.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 302 137 227
Average daily rate
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£398 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.62% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £300 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 15 26
Average hourly rate £34.50 £41.00 £35.03
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.85% +17.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £26.60 £23.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £48.40 £43.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £41.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-14.63% +9.33%
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
2376 1708 2125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 77.32% 71.98% 69.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 1457 850 1103
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £515 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 145 126 211
Average hourly rate £27.50 £36.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.61% +10.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.53 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.60 £50.00 £41.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 19 September 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
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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 +1 125 £391 -2.18% 45
Cambridgeshire -4 109 £350 -17.64% 83
Essex +9 79 £438 +2.94% 11
Bedfordshire -1 75 £450 +4.65% 26
Norfolk +9 70 £300 -17.24% 12
Suffolk +3 18 £420 +12.00% 10
Agile Software Development
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 264 (32.43%) Scrum
2 246 (30.22%) .NET
3 207 (25.43%) C#
4 194 (23.83%) SQL
5 188 (23.10%) HTML
6 186 (22.85%) JavaScript
7 175 (21.50%) TDD
8 165 (20.27%) Java
9 161 (19.78%) MVC
10 154 (18.92%) ASP.NET
11 149 (18.30%) CSS
12 134 (16.46%) E-Commerce
13 132 (16.22%) OO
14 131 (16.09%) SQL Server
15 130 (15.97%) Finance
16 129 (15.85%) XML
17 122 (14.99%) Web Services
18 116 (14.25%) Microsoft
19 111 (13.64%) Waterfall
20 104 (12.78%) jQuery
21 96 (11.79%) Oracle
22 95 (11.67%) ASP.NET MVC
23 94 (11.55%) Project Management
24 88 (10.81%) Linux
25 84 (10.32%) Git (software)
26 78 (9.58%) UNIX
27 77 (9.46%) J2EE
28 76 (9.34%) PRINCE2
29 71 (8.72%) WCF
30 70 (8.60%) Retail

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 48 (5.90%) CMS
2 41 (5.04%) Apache
3 39 (4.79%) SharePoint
4 36 (4.42%) Tomcat
5 34 (4.18%) WebSphere
6 29 (3.56%) WebLogic
7 19 (2.33%) IIS
8 14 (1.72%) SharePoint 2010
9 11 (1.35%) SharePoint 2013
9 11 (1.35%) Node.js
10 8 (0.98%) MS Exchange
11 6 (0.74%) lighttpd
11 6 (0.74%) Umbraco
12 5 (0.61%) WebSphere Application Server
12 5 (0.61%) Adobe CQ
13 4 (0.49%) Drupal
13 4 (0.49%) IBM HTTP Server
14 3 (0.37%) BizTalk Server
14 3 (0.37%) Joomla!
14 3 (0.37%) OpenStack
Applications
1 56 (6.88%) MS Excel
2 15 (1.84%) MS Project
3 14 (1.72%) MS Office
4 13 (1.60%) MS Visio
5 10 (1.23%) Photoshop
6 9 (1.11%) MS PowerPoint
7 6 (0.74%) Adobe Illustrator
8 5 (0.61%) Spreadsheet
9 4 (0.49%) Adobe After Effects
10 1 (0.12%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 39 (4.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (2.09%) Agresso
3 15 (1.84%) Oracle Payables
3 15 (1.84%) Oracle General Ledger
4 14 (1.72%) Oracle Receivables
4 14 (1.72%) Oracle Assets
5 4 (0.49%) Google Analytics
6 2 (0.25%) CA Clarity
6 2 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.12%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.12%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (1.35%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (1.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (0.61%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (0.49%) Amazon SQS
4 4 (0.49%) SaaS
5 3 (0.37%) Amazon S3
5 3 (0.37%) CloudFront
6 1 (0.12%) GitHub
6 1 (0.12%) IaaS
6 1 (0.12%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 34 (4.18%) Internet
2 13 (1.60%) HTTP
3 11 (1.35%) TCP/IP
4 10 (1.23%) ZigBee
5 4 (0.49%) Intranet
5 4 (0.49%) 802.15
6 3 (0.37%) VRRP
6 3 (0.37%) Firewall
6 3 (0.37%) LDAP
6 3 (0.37%) VPN
7 2 (0.25%) Ethernet
7 2 (0.25%) GPRS
7 2 (0.25%) GSM
8 1 (0.12%) CTI
8 1 (0.12%) Extranet
8 1 (0.12%) RFID
8 1 (0.12%) 3G
8 1 (0.12%) Wireless
8 1 (0.12%) SDH
8 1 (0.12%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 131 (16.09%) SQL Server
2 44 (5.41%) Relational Database
3 40 (4.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 37 (4.55%) MySQL
5 28 (3.44%) Data Warehouse
6 22 (2.70%) RDBMS
7 21 (2.58%) SQL Server 2008
8 19 (2.33%) NoSQL
9 17 (2.09%) Oracle Database
10 15 (1.84%) MongoDB
11 13 (1.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 13 (1.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 12 (1.47%) Hadoop
13 11 (1.35%) Big Data
14 10 (1.23%) SQL Server 2005
15 8 (0.98%) Apache Cassandra
16 6 (0.74%) RavenDB
16 6 (0.74%) DB2
17 4 (0.49%) BusinessObjects XI
17 4 (0.49%) Redis
Development Applications
1 84 (10.32%) Git (software)
2 57 (7.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 54 (6.63%) JIRA
4 52 (6.39%) Selenium
5 47 (5.77%) Visual Studio
6 46 (5.65%) Subversion
7 37 (4.55%) Eclipse
7 37 (4.55%) Ant
8 36 (4.42%) Jenkins
9 28 (3.44%) TeamCity
10 25 (3.07%) Maven
11 24 (2.95%) JUnit
12 20 (2.46%) NUnit
13 16 (1.97%) Grunt
14 14 (1.72%) Cucumber
14 14 (1.72%) SpecFlow
15 12 (1.47%) Bower
16 10 (1.23%) Moq
17 9 (1.11%) CruiseControl
17 9 (1.11%) MSBuild
General
1 130 (15.97%) Finance
2 70 (8.60%) Retail
3 37 (4.55%) Marketing
4 18 (2.21%) Banking
4 18 (2.21%) Publishing
5 16 (1.97%) Telecoms
6 13 (1.60%) Automotive
7 11 (1.35%) Legal
8 9 (1.11%) General Ledger
9 5 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
9 5 (0.61%) Financial Institution
10 4 (0.49%) Manufacturing
10 4 (0.49%) Advertising
11 3 (0.37%) Electronics
11 3 (0.37%) Games
11 3 (0.37%) Multimedia
12 2 (0.25%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.12%) Back Office
13 1 (0.12%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.12%) Interactive Media
Job Titles
1 389 (47.79%) Developer
2 116 (14.25%) Analyst
3 107 (13.14%) .NET Developer
4 86 (10.57%) Project Manager
5 65 (7.99%) Java Developer
6 63 (7.74%) Business Analyst
7 54 (6.63%) C# Developer
8 52 (6.39%) Architect
9 48 (5.90%) C# .NET Developer
10 41 (5.04%) Senior Developer
11 31 (3.81%) ASP.NET Developer
12 28 (3.44%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 27 (3.32%) Solutions Architect
13 27 (3.32%) Test Analyst
13 27 (3.32%) Web Developer
13 27 (3.32%) Agile Business Analyst
14 25 (3.07%) Software Engineer
15 24 (2.95%) CRM Developer
15 24 (2.95%) Designer
16 22 (2.70%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 246 (30.22%) .NET
2 188 (23.10%) HTML
3 154 (18.92%) ASP.NET
4 149 (18.30%) CSS
5 129 (15.85%) XML
6 122 (14.99%) Web Services
7 104 (12.78%) jQuery
8 95 (11.67%) ASP.NET MVC
9 77 (9.46%) J2EE
10 71 (8.72%) WCF
11 67 (8.23%) .NET Framework
11 67 (8.23%) HTML5
12 56 (6.88%) Ajax
13 51 (6.27%) CSS3
14 45 (5.53%) Spring
15 44 (5.41%) XSLT
16 41 (5.04%) SOAP
17 40 (4.91%) REST
18 36 (4.42%) JSP
19 33 (4.05%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 54 (6.63%) User Experience
2 37 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
3 25 (3.07%) Open Source
4 23 (2.83%) Computer Science
5 14 (1.72%) Mobile App
6 12 (1.47%) Mainframe
7 10 (1.23%) Data Integration
7 10 (1.23%) Clustering
7 10 (1.23%) N-Tier
8 9 (1.11%) Enterprise Software
9 8 (0.98%) Mathematics
9 8 (0.98%) PMI
10 7 (0.86%) GIS
10 7 (0.86%) Client/Server
10 7 (0.86%) Biology
10 7 (0.86%) Web 2.0
11 6 (0.74%) Social Media
11 6 (0.74%) Kindle
12 4 (0.49%) Visualisation
12 4 (0.49%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 88 (10.81%) Linux
2 78 (9.58%) UNIX
3 64 (7.86%) Windows
4 26 (3.19%) Solaris
5 15 (1.84%) Oracle Linux
6 9 (1.11%) Apple iOS
7 8 (0.98%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (0.98%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (0.74%) MVS
8 6 (0.74%) Mac OS X
9 5 (0.61%) Android
10 3 (0.37%) AIX
11 2 (0.25%) HPUX
12 1 (0.12%) Windows CE
12 1 (0.12%) FreeBSD
12 1 (0.12%) Embedded Linux
12 1 (0.12%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.12%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.12%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 264 (32.43%) Scrum
2 175 (21.50%) TDD
3 161 (19.78%) MVC
4 134 (16.46%) E-Commerce
5 132 (16.22%) OO
6 111 (13.64%) Waterfall
7 94 (11.55%) Project Management
8 76 (9.34%) PRINCE2
9 66 (8.11%) Unit Testing
10 62 (7.62%) Web Development
11 60 (7.37%) Continuous Integration
12 59 (7.25%) UML
13 57 (7.00%) CRM
13 57 (7.00%) BDD
14 44 (5.41%) Software Engineering
14 44 (5.41%) SOA
15 42 (5.16%) User Acceptance Testing
16 41 (5.04%) User Stories
17 37 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
18 35 (4.30%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 207 (25.43%) C#
2 194 (23.83%) SQL
3 186 (22.85%) JavaScript
4 165 (20.27%) Java
5 36 (4.42%) Perl
6 33 (4.05%) PowerShell
7 26 (3.19%) PL/SQL
7 26 (3.19%) C++
8 24 (2.95%) C
9 23 (2.83%) Python
10 18 (2.21%) PHP
10 18 (2.21%) T-SQL
11 17 (2.09%) Ruby
12 12 (1.47%) VB
12 12 (1.47%) VB.NET
13 10 (1.23%) VBScript
14 9 (1.11%) Shell Script
14 9 (1.11%) Embedded C
14 9 (1.11%) LINC
15 8 (0.98%) XAML
Qualifications
1 65 (7.99%) Degree
2 26 (3.19%) ISEB
3 24 (2.95%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 23 (2.83%) Security Cleared
5 17 (2.09%) PMI Certification
6 16 (1.97%) Microsoft Certification
7 14 (1.72%) SC Cleared
8 12 (1.47%) MCITP
9 10 (1.23%) Sun Certification
10 9 (1.11%) PMP
10 9 (1.11%) ISTQB
11 6 (0.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 3 (0.37%) MCP
12 3 (0.37%) APMP
12 3 (0.37%) CBAP
13 1 (0.12%) MBA
13 1 (0.12%) MCSE
13 1 (0.12%) MCPD
13 1 (0.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (7.99%) QA
2 6 (0.74%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.37%) SNOMED CT
4 2 (0.25%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.25%) SLA
5 1 (0.12%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.12%) WCAG
System Software
1 11 (1.35%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.37%) Xen
4 1 (0.12%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.12%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (1.23%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (1.11%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (0.98%) Puppet
4 6 (0.74%) EMC NetWorker
5 4 (0.49%) Vagrant
5 4 (0.49%) Nagios
6 3 (0.37%) OpenView
6 3 (0.37%) HP SIM
7 1 (0.12%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (0.12%) Oozie
7 1 (0.12%) SCCM
Vendors
1 116 (14.25%) Microsoft
2 96 (11.79%) Oracle
3 26 (3.19%) Sun
4 24 (2.95%) SAP
5 20 (2.46%) IBM
6 19 (2.33%) JBoss
6 19 (2.33%) FatWire
7 16 (1.97%) Atlassian
8 15 (1.84%) HP
9 13 (1.60%) Adobe
9 13 (1.60%) AccuRev
10 9 (1.11%) Sybase
10 9 (1.11%) Google
11 8 (0.98%) ATG
12 7 (0.86%) EMC
12 7 (0.86%) Planview
13 5 (0.61%) Business Objects
13 5 (0.61%) VMware
13 5 (0.61%) hybris
14 4 (0.49%) Tableau
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