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 3 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 3 7 8
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +1
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 501 411 299
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 16.29% 13.50% 12.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 21.34% 17.93% 17.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 290 267 164
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 9 12
Average hourly rate £37.73 £31.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.69% -4.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £26.50 £27.51
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £38.10 £41.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
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
2348 2292 1710
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 76.36% 75.27% 72.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1444 1335 887
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 161 160 131
Average hourly rate £32.25 £30.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £41.95 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.52 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.16% -14.51%

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 3 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 3 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 3 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 +4 151 £369 -7.81% 82
Essex +8 121 £403 +15.00% 13
Hertfordshire 0 105 £450 +20.00% 50
Suffolk +8 75 £413 +13.79% 22
Norfolk -8 28 £400 +36.17% 2
Bedfordshire -8 21 £400 -5.88% 18
East Anglia +8 1 - - 1
Agile Software Development
England

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

For the 6 months to 3 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.

1 265 (29.58%) Scrum
2 229 (25.56%) TDD
3 213 (23.77%) Java
4 188 (20.98%) .NET
5 178 (19.87%) C#
6 172 (19.20%) JavaScript
7 169 (18.86%) SQL
8 168 (18.75%) HTML
9 146 (16.29%) XML
10 143 (15.96%) E-Commerce
11 129 (14.40%) Web Services
12 115 (12.83%) Linux
13 110 (12.28%) CSS
14 109 (12.17%) Finance
15 105 (11.72%) Waterfall
16 98 (10.94%) Continuous Integration
17 95 (10.60%) HTML5
17 95 (10.60%) Project Management
18 94 (10.49%) SOAP
19 93 (10.38%) SQL Server
20 91 (10.16%) MVC
21 83 (9.26%) UNIX
22 82 (9.15%) J2EE
22 82 (9.15%) Git (software)
23 81 (9.04%) User Stories
23 81 (9.04%) Microsoft
24 80 (8.93%) Retail
25 75 (8.37%) REST
26 72 (8.04%) JIRA
27 70 (7.81%) SOA

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

For the 6 months to 3 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 50 (5.58%) WebSphere
2 30 (3.35%) BizTalk Server
2 30 (3.35%) CMS
3 22 (2.46%) SharePoint
4 21 (2.34%) Node.js
5 19 (2.12%) Apache Pig
6 17 (1.90%) Confluence
7 15 (1.67%) WebLogic
8 12 (1.34%) JBoss
9 11 (1.23%) SharePoint 2010
9 11 (1.23%) Sitecore CMS
10 9 (1.00%) Apache
10 9 (1.00%) Apache Spark
11 8 (0.89%) Tomcat
12 7 (0.78%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 6 (0.67%) Drupal
13 6 (0.67%) SharePoint 2013
14 5 (0.56%) IIS
14 5 (0.56%) MS Exchange
15 4 (0.45%) GlassFish
Applications
1 41 (4.58%) MS Excel
2 18 (2.01%) MS Office
3 16 (1.79%) MS Visio
4 12 (1.34%) MS PowerPoint
5 10 (1.12%) Photoshop
5 10 (1.12%) MS Project
6 8 (0.89%) Adobe Illustrator
7 6 (0.67%) OmniGraffle
8 1 (0.11%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 28 (3.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.89%) Oracle Financials
2 8 (0.89%) Tridion
3 7 (0.78%) Dynamics NAV
4 6 (0.67%) Magento
4 6 (0.67%) Oracle Payables
5 5 (0.56%) Maximo
6 3 (0.33%) Oracle Applications
7 2 (0.22%) Adobe Campaign
8 1 (0.11%) Oracle Receivables
8 1 (0.11%) Oracle Assets
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 (2.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (1.45%) SaaS
3 12 (1.34%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (1.00%) Google Analytics
5 7 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
5 7 (0.78%) GitHub
6 6 (0.67%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (0.45%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (0.22%) Rackspace Cloud
9 1 (0.11%) PaaS
9 1 (0.11%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 32 (3.57%) HTTP
2 19 (2.12%) Internet
3 16 (1.79%) TCP/IP
4 15 (1.67%) SSL
5 9 (1.00%) Firewall
6 7 (0.78%) LDAP
7 6 (0.67%) VPN
8 5 (0.56%) FTP
9 4 (0.45%) DHCP
9 4 (0.45%) Wireless
9 4 (0.45%) Network Security
10 3 (0.33%) VLAN
10 3 (0.33%) Cisco IPT
10 3 (0.33%) Telnet
10 3 (0.33%) Ethernet
10 3 (0.33%) Broadband
10 3 (0.33%) GSM
11 2 (0.22%) WAN
11 2 (0.22%) DSL
11 2 (0.22%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 93 (10.38%) SQL Server
2 50 (5.58%) Relational Database
3 38 (4.24%) MySQL
4 29 (3.24%) Hadoop
5 27 (3.01%) NoSQL
6 25 (2.79%) Oracle Database
7 22 (2.46%) Apache Hive
7 22 (2.46%) MongoDB
7 22 (2.46%) Data Warehouse
8 21 (2.34%) SQL Server 2008
9 20 (2.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 18 (2.01%) DB2
11 14 (1.56%) Big Data
12 13 (1.45%) Apache Cassandra
13 12 (1.34%) DbVisualizer
14 10 (1.12%) RavenDB
14 10 (1.12%) Data Mining
15 8 (0.89%) PostgreSQL
15 8 (0.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 7 (0.78%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 82 (9.15%) Git (software)
2 72 (8.04%) JIRA
3 61 (6.81%) Jenkins
4 50 (5.58%) Selenium
5 49 (5.47%) Subversion
6 36 (4.02%) Ant
6 36 (4.02%) SoapUI
7 28 (3.13%) Jasmine
7 28 (3.13%) Eclipse
8 25 (2.79%) Maven
9 24 (2.68%) WebDriver
10 23 (2.57%) Team Foundation Server
11 20 (2.23%) Visual Studio
12 17 (1.90%) JUnit
12 17 (1.90%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 16 (1.79%) AccuRev
14 15 (1.67%) Cucumber
15 13 (1.45%) Mercurial
15 13 (1.45%) Grunt
16 12 (1.34%) SpecFlow
General
1 109 (12.17%) Finance
2 80 (8.93%) Retail
3 42 (4.69%) Marketing
4 31 (3.46%) Telecoms
5 28 (3.13%) Manufacturing
6 18 (2.01%) Banking
7 10 (1.12%) Legal
8 7 (0.78%) Automotive
8 7 (0.78%) Billing
9 5 (0.56%) Publishing
10 4 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (0.33%) 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
1 361 (40.29%) Developer
2 164 (18.30%) Analyst
3 110 (12.28%) Business Analyst
4 102 (11.38%) Java Developer
5 82 (9.15%) .NET Developer
6 80 (8.93%) Project Manager
7 59 (6.58%) Architect
7 59 (6.58%) C# Developer
8 58 (6.47%) Senior Developer
9 50 (5.58%) C# .NET Developer
10 29 (3.24%) Solutions Architect
11 26 (2.90%) Designer
12 25 (2.79%) ScrumMaster
12 25 (2.79%) Agile Business Analyst
12 25 (2.79%) BizTalk Developer
12 25 (2.79%) Test Analyst
13 24 (2.68%) Software Engineer
14 23 (2.57%) Java/J2EE Developer
15 22 (2.46%) Agile .NET Developer
16 21 (2.34%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 188 (20.98%) .NET
2 168 (18.75%) HTML
3 146 (16.29%) XML
4 129 (14.40%) Web Services
5 110 (12.28%) CSS
6 95 (10.60%) HTML5
7 94 (10.49%) SOAP
8 82 (9.15%) J2EE
9 75 (8.37%) REST
10 67 (7.48%) ASP.NET
11 62 (6.92%) jQuery
12 49 (5.47%) Ajax
13 43 (4.80%) WCF
14 39 (4.35%) CSS3
14 39 (4.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 37 (4.13%) RESTful
15 37 (4.13%) Hibernate
16 34 (3.79%) TopLink
17 32 (3.57%) Spring
17 32 (3.57%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 65 (7.25%) Analytical Skills
2 40 (4.46%) User Experience
3 28 (3.13%) Mobile App
4 27 (3.01%) Management Information System
5 17 (1.90%) Visualisation
6 16 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
7 10 (1.12%) FMCG
8 8 (0.89%) Device Driver
8 8 (0.89%) Web 2.0
9 7 (0.78%) Graphic Design
9 7 (0.78%) Client/Server
9 7 (0.78%) MPEG
10 6 (0.67%) PMI
10 6 (0.67%) N-Tier
10 6 (0.67%) Computer Science
10 6 (0.67%) Data Extraction
11 5 (0.56%) Data Integration
11 5 (0.56%) Social Media
11 5 (0.56%) Psychology
11 5 (0.56%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 115 (12.83%) Linux
2 83 (9.26%) UNIX
3 64 (7.14%) Windows
4 25 (2.79%) Solaris
5 22 (2.46%) Mac OS X
6 11 (1.23%) Android
7 10 (1.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (1.12%) Apple iOS
8 5 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (0.45%) Embedded Linux
10 3 (0.33%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.11%) Fedora
11 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.11%) CentOS
11 1 (0.11%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.11%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.11%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 265 (29.58%) Scrum
2 229 (25.56%) TDD
3 143 (15.96%) E-Commerce
4 105 (11.72%) Waterfall
5 98 (10.94%) Continuous Integration
6 95 (10.60%) Project Management
7 91 (10.16%) MVC
8 81 (9.04%) User Stories
9 70 (7.81%) SOA
10 63 (7.03%) PRINCE2
11 59 (6.58%) BDD
12 57 (6.36%) OO
12 57 (6.36%) Stakeholder Management
13 55 (6.14%) Business Analysis
14 54 (6.03%) Kanban
15 49 (5.47%) CRM
16 46 (5.13%) Use Case
17 45 (5.02%) Mentoring
18 44 (4.91%) Coaching
19 43 (4.80%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 213 (23.77%) Java
2 178 (19.87%) C#
3 172 (19.20%) JavaScript
4 169 (18.86%) SQL
5 27 (3.01%) PHP
5 27 (3.01%) PL/SQL
6 22 (2.46%) C
7 13 (1.45%) C++
7 13 (1.45%) Ruby
7 13 (1.45%) Scala
8 12 (1.34%) Python
9 10 (1.12%) ECMAScript
9 10 (1.12%) TypeScript
9 10 (1.12%) Dart
10 9 (1.00%) Groovy
11 7 (0.78%) Perl
12 6 (0.67%) T-SQL
12 6 (0.67%) Embedded C
12 6 (0.67%) PowerShell
13 5 (0.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 38 (4.24%) Degree
2 29 (3.24%) Security Cleared
3 25 (2.79%) ISEB
4 12 (1.34%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (1.00%) SC Cleared
5 9 (1.00%) ISTQB
6 8 (0.89%) PMI Certification
7 6 (0.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 5 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 4 (0.45%) ISEB Practitioner
9 4 (0.45%) 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
12 1 (0.11%) MCITP
12 1 (0.11%) ACCA
12 1 (0.11%) CIMA
12 1 (0.11%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (6.03%) QA
2 7 (0.78%) 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%) Solvency II
System Software
1 9 (1.00%) HDFS
2 8 (0.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.45%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 3 (0.33%) Active Directory
4 3 (0.33%) Firmware
5 2 (0.22%) Docker
6 1 (0.11%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 38 (4.24%) Puppet
2 37 (4.13%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (1.00%) Ansible
3 9 (1.00%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (0.45%) SCCM
5 2 (0.22%) Kibana
5 2 (0.22%) Check_MK
6 1 (0.11%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.11%) Oozie
Vendors
1 81 (9.04%) Microsoft
2 62 (6.92%) Oracle
3 36 (4.02%) IBM
4 29 (3.24%) Google
5 19 (2.12%) VMware
6 18 (2.01%) Atlassian
6 18 (2.01%) SAP
7 15 (1.67%) Sitecore
8 12 (1.34%) HP
8 12 (1.34%) WSO2
9 11 (1.23%) Adobe
10 10 (1.12%) CheckPoint
10 10 (1.12%) Zend
11 9 (1.00%) hybris
12 8 (0.89%) FatWire
13 7 (0.78%) Omniture
13 7 (0.78%) Informatica
14 6 (0.67%) Tableau
15 5 (0.56%) TIBCO
15 5 (0.56%) NetCracker
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Kyna Associates
Rate: £350 - £400 Per Day
Posted: 2 hours ago
Felixstowe, Suffolk
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 2 hours ago
Suffolk
Lynx Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 12 hours ago
Essex
Harrington Starr
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Norwich, Norfolk
Square One Resources
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedfordshire
ComputAppoint
Rate: £Market Rates
Posted: 3 days ago
Stowmarket, Suffolk
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
East Anglia
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Rate: £200 - £250 Per Day
Posted: 4 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Kyna Associates
Rate: £350 - £400 Per Day
Posted: 5 days ago
Hertfordshire
Stott & May
Rate: £400 - £500 Per Day
Posted: 5 days ago
Essex
Harrington Starr
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge
CPS Group
Rate: Market related
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge
CPS Group
Rate: Market related
Posted: 6 days ago
Essex
TRG
Rate: 330-390 Per Day 12 Month Rolling Contract (36 Month potential)
Posted: 11 days ago
Cambridge
Deerfoot IT
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
Suffolk
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
Peterborough
The People Network
Rate: £500 - £600 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
Cambridge
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £450 - £475 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 21 days ago
Cambridge
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: 26 days ago