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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 2 9 7
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -2
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 450 318 272
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 17.82% 12.39% 11.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 23.86% 16.95% 17.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 291 202 186
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£400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £360 £352
% change year-on-year
+7.63% +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 5 8
Average hourly rate £35.50 £37.50 £34.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.33% +7.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.73 £35.81 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.30 £41.40 £40.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £37.40
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +0.26%
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
1886 1876 1563
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 74.69% 73.11% 68.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1133 1047 828
Average daily rate £400 £400 £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 £565 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 134 142 124
Average hourly rate £25.00 £26.75 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.54% -18.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £14.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.05 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 27 February 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
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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
Cambridgeshire +3 131 £375 -6.25% 68
Hertfordshire +5 95 £420 +5.00% 29
Bedfordshire +6 81 £525 +40.00% 27
Essex +4 77 £375 -16.66% 12
Norfolk +13 26 £335 +9.38% 6
Suffolk -1 22 £400 +3.22% 15
East Anglia - 19 £300 -
Agile Software Development
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 276 (30.43%) Scrum
2 273 (30.10%) .NET
3 220 (24.26%) C#
4 214 (23.59%) E-Commerce
5 194 (21.39%) Java
6 187 (20.62%) TDD
7 178 (19.63%) HTML
8 162 (17.86%) SQL
9 143 (15.77%) Finance
9 143 (15.77%) JavaScript
10 142 (15.66%) XML
11 138 (15.21%) Web Services
12 136 (14.99%) SOA
13 130 (14.33%) MVC
14 125 (13.78%) CSS
15 111 (12.24%) Microsoft
15 111 (12.24%) Waterfall
16 108 (11.91%) Oracle
17 107 (11.80%) Project Management
18 97 (10.69%) SQL Server
19 92 (10.14%) BDD
20 86 (9.48%) QA
21 83 (9.15%) Continuous Integration
22 81 (8.93%) HTML5
22 81 (8.93%) ASP.NET
23 79 (8.71%) OO
24 72 (7.94%) J2EE
25 70 (7.72%) Linux
26 67 (7.39%) Windows
27 66 (7.28%) User Acceptance Testing

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 44 (4.85%) WebSphere
2 43 (4.74%) CMS
3 33 (3.64%) SharePoint
4 26 (2.87%) BizTalk Server
5 21 (2.32%) WebLogic
6 18 (1.98%) JBoss
7 15 (1.65%) Apache
8 13 (1.43%) Confluence
9 11 (1.21%) MQSeries
10 10 (1.10%) Tomcat
10 10 (1.10%) Sitecore CMS
11 9 (0.99%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 9 (0.99%) SharePoint 2013
12 8 (0.88%) Node.js
12 8 (0.88%) IIS
13 5 (0.55%) Umbraco
14 4 (0.44%) SharePoint 2010
14 4 (0.44%) lighttpd
14 4 (0.44%) Documentum
15 3 (0.33%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 49 (5.40%) MS Excel
2 13 (1.43%) MS Visio
2 13 (1.43%) Photoshop
3 12 (1.32%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (0.99%) MS Office
4 9 (0.99%) Adobe Illustrator
4 9 (0.99%) Adobe After Effects
5 5 (0.55%) Mingle
6 3 (0.33%) MS Project
7 2 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.11%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.11%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 21 (2.32%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (1.43%) Oracle Payables
3 6 (0.66%) Oracle Financials
3 6 (0.66%) Agresso
4 5 (0.55%) Google Analytics
5 4 (0.44%) Oracle General Ledger
5 4 (0.44%) Oracle Receivables
5 4 (0.44%) Oracle Assets
6 3 (0.33%) Maximo
6 3 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
8 1 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.11%) SAP CRM
8 1 (0.11%) Tridion
8 1 (0.11%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 22 (2.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (1.43%) Cloud Computing
3 10 (1.10%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (1.10%) PaaS
4 6 (0.66%) SaaS
5 4 (0.44%) Office 365
6 2 (0.22%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.22%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.11%) GitHub
7 1 (0.11%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (1.65%) Internet
2 12 (1.32%) HTTP
3 10 (1.10%) ZigBee
4 9 (0.99%) TCP/IP
5 7 (0.77%) VPN
5 7 (0.77%) Firewall
6 6 (0.66%) 3G
6 6 (0.66%) 802.15
7 5 (0.55%) Wireless
7 5 (0.55%) GSM
8 4 (0.44%) LDAP
8 4 (0.44%) GPRS
8 4 (0.44%) LTE
9 3 (0.33%) 2G
9 3 (0.33%) RIP
10 2 (0.22%) FTP
10 2 (0.22%) Intranet
10 2 (0.22%) Bluetooth
11 1 (0.11%) ATM
11 1 (0.11%) SDH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 97 (10.69%) SQL Server
2 50 (5.51%) Relational Database
3 41 (4.52%) Oracle Database
4 25 (2.76%) Data Warehouse
5 17 (1.87%) NoSQL
5 17 (1.87%) MySQL
6 16 (1.76%) SQL Server 2008
7 12 (1.32%) MongoDB
7 12 (1.32%) DB2
7 12 (1.32%) RDBMS
8 8 (0.88%) SQL Server 2012
9 7 (0.77%) Couchbase
10 6 (0.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 6 (0.66%) QlikView
11 5 (0.55%) Snowflake Schema
11 5 (0.55%) Star Schema
11 5 (0.55%) PowerCenter
11 5 (0.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 4 (0.44%) DataStage
12 4 (0.44%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 62 (6.84%) Git (software)
2 53 (5.84%) Selenium
2 53 (5.84%) Visual Studio
3 51 (5.62%) Team Foundation Server
4 48 (5.29%) JIRA
5 47 (5.18%) Ant
6 41 (4.52%) Jenkins
7 39 (4.30%) SpecFlow
8 31 (3.42%) Eclipse
9 28 (3.09%) JUnit
9 28 (3.09%) Subversion
10 21 (2.32%) WebDriver
11 20 (2.21%) Maven
12 18 (1.98%) Cucumber
13 16 (1.76%) AccuRev
14 13 (1.43%) SoapUI
15 12 (1.32%) Talend Open Studio
16 11 (1.21%) IntelliJ
16 11 (1.21%) QuickTest Pro
16 11 (1.21%) Grunt
General
1 143 (15.77%) Finance
2 57 (6.28%) Retail
3 43 (4.74%) Telecoms
4 38 (4.19%) Marketing
5 20 (2.21%) Banking
5 20 (2.21%) Manufacturing
6 18 (1.98%) Legal
7 8 (0.88%) Pharmaceutical
8 7 (0.77%) Electronics
8 7 (0.77%) Publishing
9 5 (0.55%) Automotive
9 5 (0.55%) Front Office
10 3 (0.33%) Back Office
10 3 (0.33%) Advertising
10 3 (0.33%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.11%) Billing
11 1 (0.11%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.11%) Games
11 1 (0.11%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 303 (33.41%) Developer
2 151 (16.65%) Analyst
3 127 (14.00%) Architect
4 95 (10.47%) .NET Developer
5 91 (10.03%) Project Manager
5 91 (10.03%) Solutions Architect
6 84 (9.26%) Java Developer
7 73 (8.05%) C# Developer
8 66 (7.28%) Business Analyst
9 59 (6.50%) C# .NET Developer
10 53 (5.84%) Test Analyst
11 52 (5.73%) Senior Developer
12 41 (4.52%) Designer
13 25 (2.76%) Senior Analyst
14 24 (2.65%) Tester
15 23 (2.54%) Agile Project Manager
15 23 (2.54%) Java/J2EE Developer
16 22 (2.43%) ScrumMaster
16 22 (2.43%) Delivery Manager
17 21 (2.32%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 273 (30.10%) .NET
2 178 (19.63%) HTML
3 142 (15.66%) XML
4 138 (15.21%) Web Services
5 125 (13.78%) CSS
6 81 (8.93%) ASP.NET
6 81 (8.93%) HTML5
7 72 (7.94%) J2EE
8 66 (7.28%) jQuery
9 65 (7.17%) .NET Framework
10 61 (6.73%) WCF
10 61 (6.73%) REST
11 60 (6.62%) SOAP
12 52 (5.73%) ASP.NET MVC
13 49 (5.40%) Spring
14 48 (5.29%) Ajax
15 41 (4.52%) XSLT
15 41 (4.52%) CSS3
16 34 (3.75%) Hibernate
17 33 (3.64%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 52 (5.73%) User Experience
2 39 (4.30%) Analytical Skills
3 29 (3.20%) Open Source
4 25 (2.76%) Mobile App
5 16 (1.76%) Visualisation
5 16 (1.76%) Management Information System
6 14 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
7 12 (1.32%) Computer Science
8 10 (1.10%) N-Tier
9 9 (0.99%) Graphic Design
10 8 (0.88%) PKI
11 7 (0.77%) PMI
11 7 (0.77%) NHS
11 7 (0.77%) Mainframe
12 6 (0.66%) Data Integration
12 6 (0.66%) Kindle
13 5 (0.55%) Psychology
13 5 (0.55%) Client/Server
13 5 (0.55%) Clustering
14 4 (0.44%) EMV
Operating Systems
1 70 (7.72%) Linux
2 67 (7.39%) Windows
3 62 (6.84%) UNIX
4 20 (2.21%) Solaris
5 10 (1.10%) Apple iOS
6 9 (0.99%) Mac OS X
7 7 (0.77%) Android
8 4 (0.44%) Windows Phone
9 3 (0.33%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.22%) MVS
10 2 (0.22%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.22%) Windows Mobile
10 2 (0.22%) AIX
11 1 (0.11%) HPUX
11 1 (0.11%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 276 (30.43%) Scrum
2 214 (23.59%) E-Commerce
3 187 (20.62%) TDD
4 136 (14.99%) SOA
5 130 (14.33%) MVC
6 111 (12.24%) Waterfall
7 107 (11.80%) Project Management
8 92 (10.14%) BDD
9 83 (9.15%) Continuous Integration
10 79 (8.71%) OO
11 66 (7.28%) User Acceptance Testing
12 63 (6.95%) Stakeholder Management
13 59 (6.50%) UML
14 58 (6.39%) Manual Testing
15 57 (6.28%) PRINCE2
15 57 (6.28%) User Stories
16 52 (5.73%) Software Engineering
17 48 (5.29%) Unit Testing
18 47 (5.18%) Mentoring
19 42 (4.63%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 220 (24.26%) C#
2 194 (21.39%) Java
3 162 (17.86%) SQL
4 143 (15.77%) JavaScript
5 48 (5.29%) Ruby
6 29 (3.20%) Python
7 18 (1.98%) C
8 17 (1.87%) PL/SQL
9 15 (1.65%) C++
10 11 (1.21%) Embedded C
10 11 (1.21%) VBScript
11 10 (1.10%) Perl
11 10 (1.10%) Shell Script
12 9 (0.99%) PowerShell
13 8 (0.88%) VB.NET
13 8 (0.88%) T-SQL
14 6 (0.66%) VB
15 4 (0.44%) PHP
15 4 (0.44%) Scala
16 3 (0.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 38 (4.19%) Degree
2 31 (3.42%) ISEB
3 24 (2.65%) Security Cleared
4 17 (1.87%) SC Cleared
5 14 (1.54%) ISTQB
6 13 (1.43%) Sun Certification
7 12 (1.32%) PMI Certification
8 11 (1.21%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 8 (0.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 6 (0.66%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 5 (0.55%) PMP
12 4 (0.44%) IIBA
13 3 (0.33%) MCP
13 3 (0.33%) Microsoft Certification
13 3 (0.33%) VCP4
14 2 (0.22%) CBAP
14 2 (0.22%) AWS Certification
15 1 (0.11%) CIMA
15 1 (0.11%) MCITP
15 1 (0.11%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 86 (9.48%) QA
2 7 (0.77%) ISO 9001
3 5 (0.55%) SLA
4 4 (0.44%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.11%) ISO 8583
5 1 (0.11%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 7 (0.77%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.22%) Firmware
4 1 (0.11%) SAP ITS
4 1 (0.11%) Docker
Systems Management
1 17 (1.87%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (0.99%) Puppet
3 6 (0.66%) Control-M
4 4 (0.44%) SCOM
5 3 (0.33%) Business Desktop Deployment
6 2 (0.22%) EMC NetWorker
6 2 (0.22%) SCCM
6 2 (0.22%) OpenView
6 2 (0.22%) HP SIM
7 1 (0.11%) Nagios
7 1 (0.11%) Graphite
Vendors
1 111 (12.24%) Microsoft
2 108 (11.91%) Oracle
3 31 (3.42%) SAP
4 26 (2.87%) IBM
5 19 (2.09%) HP
6 12 (1.32%) Sitecore
6 12 (1.32%) Talend
7 11 (1.21%) hybris
7 11 (1.21%) Sun
8 9 (0.99%) Atlassian
8 9 (0.99%) FatWire
9 6 (0.66%) TIBCO
9 6 (0.66%) webMethods
9 6 (0.66%) Adobe
9 6 (0.66%) Business Objects
9 6 (0.66%) Planview
9 6 (0.66%) Tableau
9 6 (0.66%) MobileIron
10 5 (0.55%) Informatica
10 5 (0.55%) VMware
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Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: 19 hours ago
Southend-on-sea, Essex
Mercator IT Solutions
Posted: 20 hours ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Harris Global
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £300 - 400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Roc Search
Rate: £250 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Norwich, Norfolk
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £1 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Proactive Appointments
Rate: From £280 to £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Peterborough
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: Competitive day rate
Posted: 9 days ago
Rickmansworth
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £330 - £350 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Peterborough
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
QA Limited
Rate: £229.88 - £307.12 per week
Posted: 16 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Rate: £30 - £45 per hour + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
Hertfordshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
Cambridge
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Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
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