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 22 December 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 4 5 9
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +4
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 479 357 325
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 17.02% 14.66% 11.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 22.46% 21.15% 17.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 326 200 227
Average daily rate
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£425 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £354
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -1.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 17 3
Average hourly rate £46.00 £37.50 £33.43
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.66% +12.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.80 £32.60 £32.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.50 £45.00 £34.69
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-1.38% -4.00%
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
2133 1688 1841
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 75.80% 69.32% 67.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1364 928 1021
Average daily rate £420 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £220 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 133 165 171
Average hourly rate £25.00 £33.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.24% +1.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £44.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 22 December 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 22 December 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 22 December 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
Cambridgeshire -1 163 £400 - 46
Bedfordshire +5 95 £500 +33.33% 25
Essex +11 87 £399 +6.33% 14
Hertfordshire -3 78 £414 -8.05% 33
Norfolk +2 37 £350 +27.27% 10
Suffolk -14 14 £400 +6.66% 8
East Anglia - 10 £340 -
Agile Software Development
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 December 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.

1 318 (32.78%) Scrum
2 302 (31.13%) .NET
3 260 (26.80%) C#
4 219 (22.58%) TDD
5 206 (21.24%) SQL
6 196 (20.21%) E-Commerce
7 194 (20.00%) Java
8 189 (19.48%) HTML
9 182 (18.76%) JavaScript
10 175 (18.04%) Finance
11 166 (17.11%) MVC
12 152 (15.67%) CSS
13 149 (15.36%) XML
14 145 (14.95%) Web Services
15 133 (13.71%) Waterfall
16 132 (13.61%) ASP.NET
17 121 (12.47%) Project Management
18 118 (12.16%) Microsoft
19 115 (11.86%) Oracle
20 106 (10.93%) SQL Server
21 105 (10.82%) SOA
22 104 (10.72%) OO
23 99 (10.21%) Linux
24 94 (9.69%) BDD
25 91 (9.38%) Continuous Integration
26 81 (8.35%) UNIX
27 80 (8.25%) Windows
28 79 (8.14%) PRINCE2
28 79 (8.14%) jQuery
29 78 (8.04%) .NET Framework

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

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 62 (6.39%) CMS
2 40 (4.12%) Apache
3 37 (3.81%) SharePoint
4 35 (3.61%) WebSphere
5 31 (3.20%) Tomcat
6 20 (2.06%) WebLogic
7 18 (1.86%) BizTalk Server
8 16 (1.65%) Node.js
9 15 (1.55%) IIS
10 14 (1.44%) JBoss
11 11 (1.13%) Confluence
12 9 (0.93%) lighttpd
13 6 (0.62%) Umbraco
14 5 (0.52%) SharePoint 2010
14 5 (0.52%) Adobe CQ
14 5 (0.52%) Sitecore CMS
15 4 (0.41%) OpenStack
15 4 (0.41%) IBM HTTP Server
16 3 (0.31%) Joomla!
16 3 (0.31%) Drupal
Applications
1 65 (6.70%) MS Excel
2 21 (2.16%) MS Office
3 19 (1.96%) MS Visio
4 16 (1.65%) MS PowerPoint
5 14 (1.44%) Photoshop
6 12 (1.24%) MS Project
7 9 (0.93%) Adobe Illustrator
7 9 (0.93%) Adobe After Effects
8 5 (0.52%) Mingle
9 4 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
10 1 (0.10%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 1 (0.10%) SPSS
10 1 (0.10%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 38 (3.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 18 (1.86%) Oracle Payables
3 14 (1.44%) Agresso
4 12 (1.24%) Oracle Receivables
4 12 (1.24%) Oracle Assets
4 12 (1.24%) Oracle General Ledger
5 4 (0.41%) Google Analytics
6 3 (0.31%) Oracle Financials
6 3 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.21%) CA Clarity
8 1 (0.10%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.10%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (1.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (1.44%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (1.03%) PaaS
4 7 (0.72%) SaaS
4 7 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (0.41%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (0.41%) Office 365
6 3 (0.31%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.21%) GitHub
7 2 (0.21%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.10%) CloudFront
8 1 (0.10%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (3.30%) Internet
2 14 (1.44%) TCP/IP
2 14 (1.44%) ZigBee
3 13 (1.34%) HTTP
4 9 (0.93%) 802.15
5 5 (0.52%) 3G
5 5 (0.52%) Wireless
5 5 (0.52%) GPRS
5 5 (0.52%) GSM
6 3 (0.31%) LDAP
6 3 (0.31%) RIP
6 3 (0.31%) VPN
6 3 (0.31%) VRRP
6 3 (0.31%) Firewall
6 3 (0.31%) Intranet
6 3 (0.31%) LTE
7 2 (0.21%) 2G
7 2 (0.21%) Bluetooth
7 2 (0.21%) FTP
8 1 (0.10%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 106 (10.93%) SQL Server
2 48 (4.95%) Relational Database
3 37 (3.81%) MySQL
4 34 (3.51%) Oracle Database
5 29 (2.99%) Data Warehouse
6 24 (2.47%) SQL Server 2008
7 20 (2.06%) NoSQL
8 19 (1.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 16 (1.65%) RDBMS
10 13 (1.34%) MongoDB
11 10 (1.03%) DB2
12 9 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
13 8 (0.82%) Couchbase
14 7 (0.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 5 (0.52%) QlikView
15 5 (0.52%) PowerCenter
16 4 (0.41%) DataStage
16 4 (0.41%) Oracle Database 10g
16 4 (0.41%) Azure SQL Database
16 4 (0.41%) Redis
Development Applications
1 77 (7.94%) Git (software)
2 64 (6.60%) Team Foundation Server
3 53 (5.46%) JIRA
4 52 (5.36%) Jenkins
5 47 (4.85%) Ant
5 47 (4.85%) Visual Studio
5 47 (4.85%) Selenium
6 43 (4.43%) Subversion
7 39 (4.02%) Eclipse
8 26 (2.68%) Maven
9 25 (2.58%) JUnit
10 23 (2.37%) SpecFlow
11 18 (1.86%) NUnit
12 17 (1.75%) Cucumber
12 17 (1.75%) Grunt
13 15 (1.55%) TeamCity
14 14 (1.44%) IntelliJ
15 13 (1.34%) Hudson
15 13 (1.34%) Mockito
16 11 (1.13%) Axure RP
General
1 175 (18.04%) Finance
2 68 (7.01%) Retail
3 54 (5.57%) Marketing
4 30 (3.09%) Telecoms
5 27 (2.78%) Banking
6 21 (2.16%) Legal
7 18 (1.86%) Publishing
8 11 (1.13%) Manufacturing
9 9 (0.93%) Automotive
10 8 (0.82%) Pharmaceutical
11 7 (0.72%) Electronics
12 5 (0.52%) Advertising
13 4 (0.41%) Multimedia
13 4 (0.41%) General Ledger
13 4 (0.41%) Front Office
14 2 (0.21%) Back Office
14 2 (0.21%) Financial Institution
14 2 (0.21%) Retail Banking
14 2 (0.21%) Games
15 1 (0.10%) Billing
Job Titles
1 386 (39.79%) Developer
2 137 (14.12%) Analyst
3 132 (13.61%) .NET Developer
4 108 (11.13%) Project Manager
5 98 (10.10%) Architect
6 87 (8.97%) C# Developer
7 74 (7.63%) C# .NET Developer
8 73 (7.53%) Java Developer
9 71 (7.32%) Solutions Architect
10 65 (6.70%) Senior Developer
11 64 (6.60%) Business Analyst
12 40 (4.12%) Designer
13 39 (4.02%) Test Analyst
14 28 (2.89%) Senior .NET Developer
14 28 (2.89%) ScrumMaster
15 24 (2.47%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 24 (2.47%) Consultant
16 23 (2.37%) ASP.NET Developer
17 21 (2.16%) Senior C# Developer
17 21 (2.16%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 302 (31.13%) .NET
2 189 (19.48%) HTML
3 152 (15.67%) CSS
4 149 (15.36%) XML
5 145 (14.95%) Web Services
6 132 (13.61%) ASP.NET
7 79 (8.14%) jQuery
8 78 (8.04%) WCF
8 78 (8.04%) .NET Framework
9 77 (7.94%) ASP.NET MVC
10 74 (7.63%) J2EE
11 64 (6.60%) HTML5
12 57 (5.88%) REST
13 55 (5.67%) SOAP
13 55 (5.67%) Ajax
14 51 (5.26%) CSS3
15 49 (5.05%) Spring
16 48 (4.95%) XSLT
17 34 (3.51%) XHTML
18 31 (3.20%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 63 (6.49%) User Experience
2 43 (4.43%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (2.27%) Computer Science
4 21 (2.16%) Open Source
5 20 (2.06%) Mobile App
6 14 (1.44%) Enterprise Software
7 13 (1.34%) Mainframe
7 13 (1.34%) Management Information System
8 11 (1.13%) Data Structures
9 10 (1.03%) N-Tier
9 10 (1.03%) PMI
10 9 (0.93%) Graphic Design
10 9 (0.93%) Visualisation
11 8 (0.82%) Kindle
11 8 (0.82%) Data Integration
12 7 (0.72%) Biology
13 6 (0.62%) Mathematics
13 6 (0.62%) Clustering
13 6 (0.62%) Social Media
14 5 (0.52%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 99 (10.21%) Linux
2 81 (8.35%) UNIX
3 80 (8.25%) Windows
4 25 (2.58%) Solaris
5 12 (1.24%) Apple iOS
6 9 (0.93%) Oracle Linux
7 8 (0.82%) Mac OS X
8 7 (0.72%) Android
8 7 (0.72%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (0.41%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (0.41%) AIX
10 3 (0.31%) HPUX
10 3 (0.31%) MVS
10 3 (0.31%) Windows Phone
11 2 (0.21%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.21%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.10%) Windows CE
12 1 (0.10%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 318 (32.78%) Scrum
2 219 (22.58%) TDD
3 196 (20.21%) E-Commerce
4 166 (17.11%) MVC
5 133 (13.71%) Waterfall
6 121 (12.47%) Project Management
7 105 (10.82%) SOA
8 104 (10.72%) OO
9 94 (9.69%) BDD
10 91 (9.38%) Continuous Integration
11 79 (8.14%) PRINCE2
12 68 (7.01%) Unit Testing
13 67 (6.91%) UML
14 60 (6.19%) Web Development
15 54 (5.57%) User Acceptance Testing
15 54 (5.57%) CRM
16 53 (5.46%) Software Engineering
17 50 (5.15%) Stakeholder Management
18 48 (4.95%) Change Management
18 48 (4.95%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 260 (26.80%) C#
2 206 (21.24%) SQL
3 194 (20.00%) Java
4 182 (18.76%) JavaScript
5 30 (3.09%) Ruby
6 29 (2.99%) Perl
7 26 (2.68%) C
7 26 (2.68%) PL/SQL
7 26 (2.68%) Python
8 20 (2.06%) PowerShell
9 19 (1.96%) C++
10 15 (1.55%) T-SQL
11 14 (1.44%) VBScript
11 14 (1.44%) Embedded C
11 14 (1.44%) VB.NET
11 14 (1.44%) Shell Script
12 12 (1.24%) PHP
13 10 (1.03%) VB
14 7 (0.72%) LINC
15 6 (0.62%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 54 (5.57%) Degree
2 31 (3.20%) ISEB
3 23 (2.37%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 19 (1.96%) PMI Certification
5 16 (1.65%) Sun Certification
6 12 (1.24%) Microsoft Certification
6 12 (1.24%) ISTQB
7 11 (1.13%) Security Cleared
8 9 (0.93%) PMP
9 8 (0.82%) MCITP
10 6 (0.62%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 6 (0.62%) SC Cleared
11 5 (0.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 5 (0.52%) MCP
12 4 (0.41%) IIBA
12 4 (0.41%) CBAP
13 3 (0.31%) APMP
14 2 (0.21%) AWS Certification
15 1 (0.10%) CIMA
15 1 (0.10%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 77 (7.94%) QA
2 9 (0.93%) ISO 9001
3 5 (0.52%) SLA
4 2 (0.21%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.21%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.10%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.10%) WCAG
5 1 (0.10%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 9 (0.93%) Active Directory
2 7 (0.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.31%) Firmware
3 3 (0.31%) Xen
4 1 (0.10%) SAP ITS
4 1 (0.10%) Docker
Systems Management
1 16 (1.65%) HP Quality Center
2 12 (1.24%) Puppet
3 6 (0.62%) Control-M
4 5 (0.52%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (0.41%) Nagios
6 3 (0.31%) EMC NetWorker
6 3 (0.31%) HP SIM
6 3 (0.31%) OpenView
6 3 (0.31%) SCOM
6 3 (0.31%) Vagrant
7 2 (0.21%) SCCM
7 2 (0.21%) Business Desktop Deployment
8 1 (0.10%) Graphite
Vendors
1 118 (12.16%) Microsoft
2 115 (11.86%) Oracle
3 31 (3.20%) SAP
4 23 (2.37%) Sun
4 23 (2.37%) IBM
5 19 (1.96%) AccuRev
6 17 (1.75%) FatWire
7 14 (1.44%) HP
8 13 (1.34%) Adobe
8 13 (1.34%) Atlassian
9 11 (1.13%) Planview
10 10 (1.03%) hybris
11 7 (0.72%) Google
11 7 (0.72%) Sitecore
11 7 (0.72%) VMware
11 7 (0.72%) BEA
12 5 (0.52%) Business Objects
12 5 (0.52%) KANA
12 5 (0.52%) Informatica
12 5 (0.52%) Tableau
Essex
Aquent
Rate: From £300 to £450 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Kent & Essex Police
Rate: £34,444 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bedfordshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £625 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bedfordshire
Streamline Connections
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Proactive Appointments
Rate: From £280 to £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £675 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Vadis People
Rate: c£350 Per Day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedfordshire
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bury St. Edmunds
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £350.00 - £425.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Rickmansworth
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £300 - £320 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 - £430 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Rickmansworth
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £200 - £230 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Norwich, Norfolk
Hydrogen Group
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £200 - 215 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Bedfordshire
Streamline Connections
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Experis Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
The People Network
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + Immediate start
Posted: 6 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Uniting Ambition
Rate: 400 - 425
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £450 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 7 days ago