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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Agile Software Development
Rank 1 3 5
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +2
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 456 460 491
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 18.69% 16.06% 15.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 23.47% 20.82% 20.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 282 278 309
Median daily rate £428 £400 £399
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.87% +0.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £513 £516
UK excluding London median daily rate £418 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 21 11
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.45 £34.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.80% +8.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.70 £31.52 £24.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.60 £52.50 £57.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.80 £40.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+7.00% +10.34%
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
1943 2209 2443
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 79.63% 77.10% 79.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1100 1275 1488
Median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 152 165 150
Median hourly rate £36.14 £35.00 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.25% +32.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £12.50 £13.16
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £45.49 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 25 September 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 +4 124 £400 -11.11% 82
Cambridgeshire 0 98 £425 +17.24% 76
Essex +3 97 £434 +2.05% 22
Bedfordshire +17 66 £475 +15.15% 34
Suffolk -3 41 £388 -6.06% 17
Norfolk +1 26 £450 +9.09% 10
East Anglia +2 4 £550 -
Agile Software Development
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 September 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.

1 257 (26.91%) Java
2 235 (24.61%) Scrum
3 194 (20.31%) SQL
4 186 (19.48%) TDD
5 171 (17.91%) Finance
6 161 (16.86%) C#
7 157 (16.44%) HTML
8 149 (15.60%) .NET
9 142 (14.87%) JavaScript
10 141 (14.76%) Web Services
11 127 (13.30%) SQL Server
12 118 (12.36%) E-Commerce
13 115 (12.04%) Oracle
14 113 (11.83%) Continuous Integration
15 110 (11.52%) Waterfall
16 106 (11.10%) AngularJS
17 104 (10.89%) JIRA
18 102 (10.68%) CSS
18 102 (10.68%) Microsoft
19 99 (10.37%) SDLC
20 98 (10.26%) BDD
20 98 (10.26%) REST
21 92 (9.63%) Project Management
22 90 (9.42%) SOA
22 90 (9.42%) Jenkins
23 88 (9.21%) Git (software)
24 87 (9.11%) HTML5
24 87 (9.11%) J2EE
25 86 (9.01%) Retail
26 85 (8.90%) Linux

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 34 (3.56%) WebSphere
2 33 (3.46%) Confluence
3 31 (3.25%) SharePoint
4 29 (3.04%) CMS
5 26 (2.72%) Tomcat
6 20 (2.09%) WebLogic
7 18 (1.88%) Apache
8 15 (1.57%) IIS
8 15 (1.57%) JBoss
8 15 (1.57%) Sitecore CMS
9 10 (1.05%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 10 (1.05%) BizTalk Server
10 9 (0.94%) Cloud Foundry
11 8 (0.84%) Apache ServiceMix
12 6 (0.63%) Drupal
13 5 (0.52%) Apache Spark
14 4 (0.42%) Alfresco
14 4 (0.42%) GlassFish
14 4 (0.42%) Mule
14 4 (0.42%) Umbraco
Applications
1 45 (4.71%) MS Excel
2 20 (2.09%) MS Project
3 13 (1.36%) Photoshop
4 11 (1.15%) MS Office
5 10 (1.05%) MS Visio
6 8 (0.84%) MS PowerPoint
7 5 (0.52%) Adobe Illustrator
7 5 (0.52%) OmniGraffle
8 1 (0.10%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 30 (3.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (1.15%) SDL Web 8
3 8 (0.84%) Adobe Campaign
3 8 (0.84%) Magento
4 7 (0.73%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 4 (0.42%) Payment Gateway
5 4 (0.42%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 2 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.21%) Maximo
6 2 (0.21%) Sage 200
6 2 (0.21%) Summit
7 1 (0.10%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.10%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.10%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.10%) Primavera
7 1 (0.10%) Traffica
7 1 (0.10%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 30 (3.14%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (2.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (0.63%) AWS CloudFormation
3 6 (0.63%) GitHub
3 6 (0.63%) IaaS
3 6 (0.63%) SaaS
4 4 (0.42%) Google Analytics
4 4 (0.42%) Google Apps
5 3 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.31%) Force.com
5 3 (0.31%) Office 365
6 2 (0.21%) Amazon ELB
6 2 (0.21%) Amazon S3
6 2 (0.21%) Route 53
7 1 (0.10%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.10%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.10%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.10%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 27 (2.83%) TCP/IP
2 26 (2.72%) SSL
3 25 (2.62%) Internet
4 21 (2.20%) HTTP
5 14 (1.47%) Firewall
6 13 (1.36%) DNS
7 12 (1.26%) SMS
8 10 (1.05%) ATM
8 10 (1.05%) SAN
9 7 (0.73%) X.509
10 6 (0.63%) Wi-Fi
11 5 (0.52%) Network Security
12 4 (0.42%) LDAP
12 4 (0.42%) Wireless
13 3 (0.31%) FTP
13 3 (0.31%) Intrusion Detection
13 3 (0.31%) VPN
14 2 (0.21%) Bluetooth
14 2 (0.21%) DHCP
14 2 (0.21%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 127 (13.30%) SQL Server
2 49 (5.13%) Relational Database
3 40 (4.19%) DB2
4 34 (3.56%) NoSQL
5 32 (3.35%) Big Data
6 28 (2.93%) Oracle Database
7 24 (2.51%) Data Warehouse
8 23 (2.41%) MySQL
9 19 (1.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 17 (1.78%) MongoDB
11 16 (1.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 15 (1.57%) Hadoop
13 14 (1.47%) RDBMS
14 11 (1.15%) PostgreSQL
14 11 (1.15%) SQL Server 2012
15 9 (0.94%) PowerCenter
15 9 (0.94%) SQL Server 2008
16 8 (0.84%) Data Mart
17 7 (0.73%) Crystal Reports
18 5 (0.52%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 104 (10.89%) JIRA
2 90 (9.42%) Jenkins
3 88 (9.21%) Git (software)
4 66 (6.91%) Selenium
5 55 (5.76%) Cucumber
6 47 (4.92%) Maven
7 42 (4.40%) JUnit
8 33 (3.46%) SoapUI
9 32 (3.35%) WebDriver
10 31 (3.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 30 (3.14%) Team Foundation Server
12 27 (2.83%) Subversion
13 26 (2.72%) TeamCity
14 23 (2.41%) Mercurial
14 23 (2.41%) SpecFlow
15 21 (2.20%) Ant
15 21 (2.20%) JBehave
16 19 (1.99%) Jasmine
17 18 (1.88%) AccuRev
18 15 (1.57%) JMeter
General
1 171 (17.91%) Finance
2 86 (9.01%) Retail
3 49 (5.13%) Marketing
4 18 (1.88%) Banking
4 18 (1.88%) Telecoms
5 16 (1.68%) Automotive
6 15 (1.57%) Legal
7 13 (1.36%) Manufacturing
8 12 (1.26%) Pharmaceutical
9 8 (0.84%) Billing
10 7 (0.73%) Electronics
11 5 (0.52%) Back Office
11 5 (0.52%) Financial Institution
11 5 (0.52%) Front Office
12 4 (0.42%) Advertising
12 4 (0.42%) Games
13 3 (0.31%) General Ledger
13 3 (0.31%) Publishing
13 3 (0.31%) Retail Banking
14 1 (0.10%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 331 (34.66%) Developer
2 150 (15.71%) Analyst
3 107 (11.20%) Java Developer
4 106 (11.10%) Project Manager
5 100 (10.47%) Business Analyst
6 81 (8.48%) Architect
7 54 (5.65%) .NET Developer
7 54 (5.65%) C# Developer
8 48 (5.03%) Solutions Architect
9 46 (4.82%) Designer
10 45 (4.71%) Agile Developer
11 38 (3.98%) Tester
12 33 (3.46%) C# .NET Developer
13 31 (3.25%) Senior Developer
14 28 (2.93%) J2EE Developer
15 27 (2.83%) Agile Java Developer
16 25 (2.62%) DevOps Engineer
16 25 (2.62%) Scrum Master
16 25 (2.62%) Test Analyst
17 24 (2.51%) Solutions Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 157 (16.44%) HTML
2 149 (15.60%) .NET
3 141 (14.76%) Web Services
4 106 (11.10%) AngularJS
5 102 (10.68%) CSS
6 98 (10.26%) REST
7 87 (9.11%) HTML5
7 87 (9.11%) J2EE
8 80 (8.38%) Spring
9 79 (8.27%) SOAP
10 78 (8.17%) XML
11 68 (7.12%) ASP.NET
12 51 (5.34%) RESTful
13 46 (4.82%) .NET Framework
14 40 (4.19%) jQuery
15 37 (3.87%) CSS3
16 35 (3.66%) JSON
17 33 (3.46%) Middleware
18 32 (3.35%) ASP.NET MVC
19 28 (2.93%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 63 (6.60%) Analytical Skills
2 48 (5.03%) User Experience
3 30 (3.14%) Mobile App
4 20 (2.09%) Data Structures
5 19 (1.99%) Enterprise Software
6 15 (1.57%) Algorithms
7 14 (1.47%) Mainframe
7 14 (1.47%) Social Media
8 13 (1.36%) Virtual Team
9 11 (1.15%) Computer Science
10 10 (1.05%) Data Extraction
11 9 (0.94%) Graphic Design
11 9 (0.94%) Linked Data
12 8 (0.84%) SWIFT
13 7 (0.73%) Client/Server
13 7 (0.73%) Data Centre
13 7 (0.73%) Internet of Things
14 6 (0.63%) EPoS
14 6 (0.63%) Management Information System
14 6 (0.63%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 85 (8.90%) Linux
2 49 (5.13%) Windows
3 42 (4.40%) Unix
4 32 (3.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 18 (1.88%) Solaris
6 17 (1.78%) Android
7 11 (1.15%) zOS
8 7 (0.73%) Apple iOS
9 5 (0.52%) CentOS
10 4 (0.42%) Ubuntu
11 3 (0.31%) Windows 7
11 3 (0.31%) Windows Server
11 3 (0.31%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (0.31%) Windows Vista
12 2 (0.21%) Fedora
12 2 (0.21%) FreeBSD
13 1 (0.10%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 235 (24.61%) Scrum
2 186 (19.48%) TDD
3 118 (12.36%) E-Commerce
4 113 (11.83%) Continuous Integration
5 110 (11.52%) Waterfall
6 99 (10.37%) SDLC
7 98 (10.26%) BDD
8 92 (9.63%) Project Management
9 90 (9.42%) SOA
10 82 (8.59%) Open Source
11 81 (8.48%) MVC
11 81 (8.48%) Stakeholder Management
12 74 (7.75%) DevOps
13 65 (6.81%) User Stories
14 64 (6.70%) Business Analysis
14 64 (6.70%) OO
15 58 (6.07%) Continuous Delivery
15 58 (6.07%) CRM
16 50 (5.24%) PRINCE2
17 49 (5.13%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 257 (26.91%) Java
2 194 (20.31%) SQL
3 161 (16.86%) C#
4 142 (14.87%) JavaScript
5 75 (7.85%) Python
6 44 (4.61%) Ruby
7 43 (4.50%) Perl
8 26 (2.72%) PHP
9 24 (2.51%) PL/SQL
10 22 (2.30%) C
11 21 (2.20%) C++
11 21 (2.20%) T-SQL
12 16 (1.68%) Bash Shell
13 15 (1.57%) Shell Script
14 13 (1.36%) MATLAB
15 11 (1.15%) PowerShell
16 8 (0.84%) R
17 7 (0.73%) TypeScript
18 6 (0.63%) COBOL
18 6 (0.63%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 60 (6.28%) Degree
2 26 (2.72%) ISEB
3 18 (1.88%) Security Cleared
4 17 (1.78%) ISTQB
5 10 (1.05%) SC Cleared
6 9 (0.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 8 (0.84%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 7 (0.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 7 (0.73%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (0.63%) DV Cleared
9 6 (0.63%) MCITP
10 4 (0.42%) PMI Certification
11 3 (0.31%) APMP
11 3 (0.31%) CISSP
11 3 (0.31%) CLAS
11 3 (0.31%) ISEB Practitioner
11 3 (0.31%) PMP
12 1 (0.10%) BPSS Clearance
12 1 (0.10%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 1 (0.10%) MAPM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 71 (7.43%) QA
2 18 (1.88%) SDET
3 13 (1.36%) Data Quality
4 7 (0.73%) SEPA
5 5 (0.52%) Disclosure Scotland
5 5 (0.52%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.21%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.21%) TickIT
8 1 (0.10%) MISRA
8 1 (0.10%) MISRA C
8 1 (0.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.10%) SLA
8 1 (0.10%) WCAG
System Software
1 21 (2.20%) Docker
2 11 (1.15%) iptables
2 11 (1.15%) Virtual Machines
3 10 (1.05%) Postfix
3 10 (1.05%) Sendmail
3 10 (1.05%) vSphere
4 9 (0.94%) Virtual Servers
5 6 (0.63%) Active Directory
6 4 (0.42%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (0.31%) VMware Infrastructure
8 2 (0.21%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.10%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 1 (0.10%) Cygwin
9 1 (0.10%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 50 (5.24%) Puppet
2 28 (2.93%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (1.26%) Ansible
3 12 (1.26%) Nagios
4 11 (1.15%) HP Quality Center
4 11 (1.15%) OSSEC
5 10 (1.05%) Cobbler
6 6 (0.63%) SCCM
6 6 (0.63%) Tivoli
7 3 (0.31%) OpenView
8 2 (0.21%) Cisco IPCC
9 1 (0.10%) Hadoop YARN
9 1 (0.10%) logstash
9 1 (0.10%) NSN NetAct
9 1 (0.10%) Oozie
9 1 (0.10%) Red Hat Satellite
9 1 (0.10%) Riemann
9 1 (0.10%) SCOM
9 1 (0.10%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 1 (0.10%) Terraform
Vendors
1 115 (12.04%) Oracle
2 102 (10.68%) Microsoft
3 33 (3.46%) Red Hat
4 28 (2.93%) IBM
5 21 (2.20%) SAP
6 20 (2.09%) hybris
6 20 (2.09%) Sitecore
7 18 (1.88%) HP
8 16 (1.68%) Adobe
8 16 (1.68%) Salesforce.com
9 15 (1.57%) Atlassian
10 13 (1.36%) Splunk
10 13 (1.36%) WSO2
11 12 (1.26%) Informatica
12 11 (1.15%) EMC
12 11 (1.15%) ServiceNow
12 11 (1.15%) SolarWinds
13 10 (1.05%) LogRhythm
13 10 (1.05%) TippingPoint
14 9 (0.94%) Xamarin
Hertfordshire
Volt
Rate: £500.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £350 - £425 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Montash
Rate: £475 - £525 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Hertfordshire
Oscar
Rate: £425 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Harrington Starr
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Vadis People
Rate: circ £400 - £500 per day DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Scott-Merrick LLP
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Hertfordshire
Enterprise Partners
Rate: £500 per day + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Southend-On-Sea, Essex
Hivedome Ltd
Rate: From £250 to £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Pimlico Banks Recruitment
Rate: Up to £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Advantage XPO
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
Volt
Posted: 3 days ago
Essex
People Source Consulting
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
NCC Group
Rate: Up to £525 per day max
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: £0.00 per annum + Market Rate
Posted: 2 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 6 days ago
Wymondham, Norfolk
Suffolk Constabulary
Rate: From £26,271 to £29,880 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Eames Consulting
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Peterborough
BGL Group
Rate: Competitive + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 13 days ago
Southend-On-Sea, Essex
Hivedome Ltd
Rate: From £250 to £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Peterborough
BGL Group
Rate: Competitive + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 13 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
BGL Group
Rate: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Hertfordshire
NCC Group
Rate: Day rate is up to £525 per day
Posted: 12 days ago