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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Agile Software Development
Rank 3 3 6
Rank change year-on-year
0 +3
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 412 459 344
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 17.29% 17.94% 14.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 21.97% 23.56% 19.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 283 307 221
Average daily rate £438 £415 £401
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.42% +3.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £277 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £584 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £398 £364
% change year-on-year
+0.51% +9.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 10
Average hourly rate £50.00 £36.00 £36.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.88% -0.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.10 £27.20 £26.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.40 £45.50 £41.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.50 £36.40 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+22.25% -0.27%
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
1875 1948 1754
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 78.68% 76.12% 72.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 1138 1189 980
Average daily rate £425 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £508
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 161 140 150
Average hourly rate £40.00 £22.50 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+77.77% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.00 £12.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.75 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 11 February 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 11 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Software Development within the East of England region over the 3 months to 11 February 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
(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 -1 108 £400 +6.66% 65
Hertfordshire +1 74 £525 +26.50% 47
Essex 0 74 £425 +13.33% 23
Norfolk +5 67 £445 +33.83% 6
Bedfordshire -2 57 £463 -7.50% 37
Suffolk +6 27 £419 +11.66% 6
East Anglia 0 8 £470 +56.66%
Agile Software Development
England

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

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

1 240 (29.09%) Scrum
2 193 (23.39%) Java
3 183 (22.18%) TDD
4 178 (21.58%) HTML
5 157 (19.03%) JavaScript
6 149 (18.06%) SQL
7 131 (15.88%) SOA
8 129 (15.64%) .NET
8 129 (15.64%) Web Services
9 127 (15.39%) C#
10 109 (13.21%) XML
10 109 (13.21%) E-Commerce
11 108 (13.09%) Continuous Integration
11 108 (13.09%) User Stories
12 106 (12.85%) SQL Server
13 102 (12.36%) REST
14 100 (12.12%) Microsoft
15 99 (12.00%) Git (software)
16 94 (11.39%) CSS
16 94 (11.39%) Finance
17 92 (11.15%) OO
17 92 (11.15%) Jenkins
18 85 (10.30%) JIRA
19 81 (9.82%) Waterfall
20 77 (9.33%) SOAP
21 76 (9.21%) Project Management
21 76 (9.21%) RESTful
22 75 (9.09%) HTML5
23 72 (8.73%) jQuery
24 70 (8.48%) MVC

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

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 34 (4.12%) Confluence
2 28 (3.39%) CMS
3 26 (3.15%) JBoss
4 22 (2.67%) Node.js
5 18 (2.18%) WebSphere
6 16 (1.94%) Apache
6 16 (1.94%) Apache ServiceMix
7 13 (1.58%) MS Project Server
8 9 (1.09%) IIS
9 8 (0.97%) SharePoint
10 7 (0.85%) BizTalk Server
10 7 (0.85%) CICS
11 6 (0.73%) Elasticsearch
12 5 (0.61%) Apache Spark
12 5 (0.61%) ColdFusion
12 5 (0.61%) NetWeaver
13 4 (0.48%) OpenStack
13 4 (0.48%) SharePoint 2013
13 4 (0.48%) Sitecore CMS
13 4 (0.48%) Tomcat
Applications
1 41 (4.97%) MS Project
2 27 (3.27%) MS Excel
3 20 (2.42%) MS Visio
4 18 (2.18%) Photoshop
5 9 (1.09%) MS Office
6 8 (0.97%) Adobe Illustrator
7 6 (0.73%) OmniGraffle
8 1 (0.12%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 22 (2.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (1.45%) Magento
3 7 (0.85%) assyst
4 5 (0.61%) SDL Web 8
5 4 (0.48%) Payment Gateway
6 3 (0.36%) Oracle Payables
7 2 (0.24%) Adobe Campaign
7 2 (0.24%) BigMachines
7 2 (0.24%) Eloqua
7 2 (0.24%) Maximo
7 2 (0.24%) Orchard Housing
7 2 (0.24%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 1 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
8 1 (0.12%) Dynamics GP
8 1 (0.12%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 24 (2.91%) SaaS
2 21 (2.55%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (2.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (1.58%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (0.61%) GitHub
4 5 (0.61%) IaaS
5 4 (0.48%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (0.36%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (0.36%) Force.com
7 2 (0.24%) Boomi
7 2 (0.24%) IBM PureFlex
7 2 (0.24%) PaaS
8 1 (0.12%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.12%) Heroku
8 1 (0.12%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 30 (3.64%) HTTP
2 27 (3.27%) TCP/IP
3 22 (2.67%) SSL
4 14 (1.70%) Internet
4 14 (1.70%) Wi-Fi
5 12 (1.45%) ZigBee
6 11 (1.33%) Bluetooth
6 11 (1.33%) Firewall
7 10 (1.21%) 802.15
7 10 (1.21%) X.509
8 6 (0.73%) DNS
8 6 (0.73%) HTTPS
9 4 (0.48%) FTP
9 4 (0.48%) LAN
9 4 (0.48%) LDAP
9 4 (0.48%) SAN
9 4 (0.48%) WAN
10 3 (0.36%) VoIP
11 2 (0.24%) SMS
11 2 (0.24%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 106 (12.85%) SQL Server
2 31 (3.76%) DB2
3 25 (3.03%) NoSQL
4 24 (2.91%) Relational Database
5 21 (2.55%) MongoDB
5 21 (2.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 19 (2.30%) Big Data
6 19 (2.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 18 (2.18%) Data Warehouse
8 16 (1.94%) MySQL
9 11 (1.33%) Hadoop
9 11 (1.33%) PostgreSQL
10 10 (1.21%) Oracle Database
11 9 (1.09%) WebFOCUS
12 8 (0.97%) Apache Cassandra
12 8 (0.97%) CouchDB
13 7 (0.85%) Apache Hive
13 7 (0.85%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
13 7 (0.85%) SQL Server 2008
14 6 (0.73%) DbVisualizer
Development Applications
1 99 (12.00%) Git (software)
2 92 (11.15%) Jenkins
3 85 (10.30%) JIRA
4 49 (5.94%) Maven
5 45 (5.45%) Subversion
6 40 (4.85%) Team Foundation Server
7 38 (4.61%) Selenium
8 37 (4.48%) JUnit
9 29 (3.52%) Cucumber
10 27 (3.27%) Ant
11 23 (2.79%) SoapUI
12 22 (2.67%) AccuRev
13 21 (2.55%) Mercurial
14 17 (2.06%) WebDriver
15 16 (1.94%) Axure RP
16 15 (1.82%) IntelliJ
17 14 (1.70%) Visual Studio
18 13 (1.58%) Balsamiq Mockups
19 12 (1.45%) Appium
19 12 (1.45%) WebStorm
General
1 94 (11.39%) Finance
2 44 (5.33%) Retail
3 31 (3.76%) Telecoms
4 27 (3.27%) Marketing
5 21 (2.55%) Automotive
6 20 (2.42%) Banking
7 17 (2.06%) Manufacturing
8 8 (0.97%) Legal
9 6 (0.73%) Publishing
10 5 (0.61%) Back Office
10 5 (0.61%) Games
11 3 (0.36%) Multimedia
12 2 (0.24%) Advertising
12 2 (0.24%) Electronics
12 2 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.12%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 267 (32.36%) Developer
2 136 (16.48%) Analyst
3 111 (13.45%) Architect
4 91 (11.03%) Business Analyst
5 74 (8.97%) Java Developer
5 74 (8.97%) Solutions Architect
6 61 (7.39%) Project Manager
7 53 (6.42%) Designer
8 52 (6.30%) .NET Developer
9 44 (5.33%) Scrum Master
10 39 (4.73%) Senior Developer
11 36 (4.36%) Tester
12 35 (4.24%) C# Developer
13 32 (3.88%) Solutions Designer
14 31 (3.76%) Test Analyst
15 28 (3.39%) C# .NET Developer
16 23 (2.79%) Agile Business Analyst
16 23 (2.79%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
17 22 (2.67%) Automation Tester
17 22 (2.67%) J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 178 (21.58%) HTML
2 129 (15.64%) .NET
2 129 (15.64%) Web Services
3 109 (13.21%) XML
4 102 (12.36%) REST
5 94 (11.39%) CSS
6 77 (9.33%) SOAP
7 76 (9.21%) RESTful
8 75 (9.09%) HTML5
9 72 (8.73%) jQuery
10 62 (7.52%) Spring
11 60 (7.27%) J2EE
12 55 (6.67%) Middleware
13 52 (6.30%) Ajax
13 52 (6.30%) ASP.NET
14 48 (5.82%) CSS3
15 44 (5.33%) AngularJS
16 40 (4.85%) JSON
17 34 (4.12%) WCF
18 33 (4.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 60 (7.27%) User Experience
2 30 (3.64%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (2.79%) Mobile App
4 15 (1.82%) iPad
4 15 (1.82%) Management Information System
5 14 (1.70%) Computer Science
6 13 (1.58%) Data Integration
6 13 (1.58%) N-Tier
6 13 (1.58%) Psychology
7 10 (1.21%) Client/Server
7 10 (1.21%) Visualisation
8 8 (0.97%) Data Centre
8 8 (0.97%) Enterprise Software
8 8 (0.97%) Graphic Design
8 8 (0.97%) Internet of Things
9 7 (0.85%) AS400
9 7 (0.85%) IBM Mainframe
9 7 (0.85%) Mainframe
10 6 (0.73%) Hybrid Cloud
11 5 (0.61%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 60 (7.27%) Linux
2 52 (6.30%) Unix
3 36 (4.36%) Windows
4 16 (1.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (1.21%) Solaris
6 9 (1.09%) Mac OS X
7 7 (0.85%) MVS
7 7 (0.85%) zOS
8 5 (0.61%) Android
8 5 (0.61%) FreeBSD
9 4 (0.48%) AIX
9 4 (0.48%) Apple iOS
9 4 (0.48%) NetBSD
9 4 (0.48%) OpenBSD
9 4 (0.48%) Windows Server
10 2 (0.24%) CentOS
10 2 (0.24%) HPUX
11 1 (0.12%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 240 (29.09%) Scrum
2 183 (22.18%) TDD
3 131 (15.88%) SOA
4 109 (13.21%) E-Commerce
5 108 (13.09%) Continuous Integration
5 108 (13.09%) User Stories
6 92 (11.15%) OO
7 81 (9.82%) Waterfall
8 76 (9.21%) Project Management
9 70 (8.48%) MVC
10 62 (7.52%) Stakeholder Management
11 61 (7.39%) BDD
12 54 (6.55%) DevOps
13 51 (6.18%) Business Analysis
13 51 (6.18%) Kanban
14 47 (5.70%) CRM
14 47 (5.70%) SDLC
15 45 (5.45%) User Acceptance Testing
16 44 (5.33%) API Design
16 44 (5.33%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 193 (23.39%) Java
2 157 (19.03%) JavaScript
3 149 (18.06%) SQL
4 127 (15.39%) C#
5 29 (3.52%) Python
6 25 (3.03%) Perl
7 21 (2.55%) C
8 19 (2.30%) C++
8 19 (2.30%) Groovy
8 19 (2.30%) T-SQL
9 17 (2.06%) PHP
10 16 (1.94%) Bash Shell
11 14 (1.70%) Scala
12 12 (1.45%) PL/SQL
12 12 (1.45%) Ruby
13 9 (1.09%) ECMAScript
13 9 (1.09%) TypeScript
14 8 (0.97%) Dart
14 8 (0.97%) PowerShell
14 8 (0.97%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 56 (6.79%) Degree
2 45 (5.45%) ISEB
3 34 (4.12%) Security Cleared
4 17 (2.06%) ISTQB
5 16 (1.94%) SC Cleared
6 11 (1.33%) ISEB Practitioner
6 11 (1.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 9 (1.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 5 (0.61%) BPSS Clearance
8 5 (0.61%) MCITP
8 5 (0.61%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (0.48%) DV Cleared
9 4 (0.48%) PMI Certification
9 4 (0.48%) PMP
10 3 (0.36%) APMP
10 3 (0.36%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.24%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (0.24%) MBA
11 2 (0.24%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 2 (0.24%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (7.52%) QA
2 6 (0.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (0.48%) SLA
4 3 (0.36%) COBIT
4 3 (0.36%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (0.36%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.24%) ISO27002
5 2 (0.24%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (1.09%) Docker
2 7 (0.85%) Active Directory
2 7 (0.85%) Job Entry Subsystem
3 2 (0.24%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (0.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.24%) vSphere
4 1 (0.12%) Firmware
4 1 (0.12%) iptables
Systems Management
1 35 (4.24%) Opscode Chef
1 35 (4.24%) Puppet
2 11 (1.33%) Nagios
3 9 (1.09%) HP Quality Center
4 8 (0.97%) Business Desktop Deployment
4 8 (0.97%) MOM
5 7 (0.85%) Tivoli NetView
6 6 (0.73%) Kibana
6 6 (0.73%) logstash
6 6 (0.73%) Riemann
7 5 (0.61%) Check_MK
7 5 (0.61%) Graphite
8 2 (0.24%) Ansible
8 2 (0.24%) Capistrano
8 2 (0.24%) Kubernetes
9 1 (0.12%) HAProxy
9 1 (0.12%) Oozie
9 1 (0.12%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 1 (0.12%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 100 (12.12%) Microsoft
2 47 (5.70%) Oracle
3 33 (4.00%) IBM
4 29 (3.52%) Red Hat
5 21 (2.55%) WSO2
6 17 (2.06%) HP
7 15 (1.82%) Adobe
8 12 (1.45%) Pega
8 12 (1.45%) SAP
9 11 (1.33%) Salesforce.com
10 10 (1.21%) Google
11 9 (1.09%) Rally
12 7 (0.85%) Sitecore
12 7 (0.85%) VMware
13 6 (0.73%) Facebook
13 6 (0.73%) hybris
13 6 (0.73%) Teradata
13 6 (0.73%) Twitter
13 6 (0.73%) WorldPay
14 5 (0.61%) Dynatrace
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