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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 4 8 10
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +2
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 414 342 244
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 15.77% 11.87% 10.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 21.15% 16.12% 15.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 230 217 159
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £515 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £386 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.61% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 1 12
Average hourly rate £36.00 £35.35 £37.20
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.83% -4.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.38 £35.35 £27.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.95 £35.35 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-2.04% +5.00%
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
1957 2122 1588
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 74.52% 73.63% 68.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1128 1211 884
Average daily rate £413 £400 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 149 128 108
Average hourly rate £32.10 £30.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.24% -6.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.50 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

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 30 March 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 30 March 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 30 March 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 +5 114 £385 +2.66% 74
Essex +1 87 £400 -11.11% 14
Hertfordshire +2 82 £388 -3.12% 36
Bedfordshire +2 64 £513 +36.73% 22
Norfolk +13 29 £398 +44.54% 5
Suffolk +4 23 £400 -3.03% 17
East Anglia - 14 £290 - 1
Agile Software Development
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 March 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.

1 270 (30.34%) .NET
2 259 (29.10%) Scrum
3 226 (25.39%) E-Commerce
4 224 (25.17%) C#
5 191 (21.46%) Java
6 190 (21.35%) TDD
7 169 (18.99%) HTML
8 159 (17.87%) SQL
9 147 (16.52%) XML
10 140 (15.73%) Web Services
11 131 (14.72%) JavaScript
12 126 (14.16%) Finance
13 125 (14.04%) SOA
14 112 (12.58%) Microsoft
15 111 (12.47%) CSS
15 111 (12.47%) Project Management
16 106 (11.91%) MVC
17 104 (11.69%) Oracle
18 101 (11.35%) SQL Server
18 101 (11.35%) Waterfall
19 90 (10.11%) HTML5
20 89 (10.00%) QA
21 84 (9.44%) BDD
22 78 (8.76%) J2EE
23 77 (8.65%) Continuous Integration
24 71 (7.98%) ASP.NET
25 70 (7.87%) jQuery
26 67 (7.53%) User Acceptance Testing
26 67 (7.53%) Linux
27 66 (7.42%) SOAP

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

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 45 (5.06%) WebSphere
2 31 (3.48%) SharePoint
3 29 (3.26%) BizTalk Server
3 29 (3.26%) CMS
4 21 (2.36%) WebLogic
5 18 (2.02%) JBoss
6 13 (1.46%) Confluence
7 10 (1.12%) MQSeries
8 9 (1.01%) Sitecore CMS
8 9 (1.01%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 9 (1.01%) SharePoint 2013
9 7 (0.79%) Apache
9 7 (0.79%) IIS
10 5 (0.56%) Node.js
11 4 (0.45%) Apache Pig
11 4 (0.45%) Apache Spark
11 4 (0.45%) Tomcat
11 4 (0.45%) Documentum
12 3 (0.34%) WebLogic Portal
12 3 (0.34%) Umbraco
Applications
1 42 (4.72%) MS Excel
2 14 (1.57%) MS PowerPoint
3 13 (1.46%) MS Visio
4 12 (1.35%) MS Office
5 10 (1.12%) Photoshop
6 8 (0.90%) Adobe Illustrator
7 6 (0.67%) Adobe After Effects
8 4 (0.45%) MS Project
8 4 (0.45%) Mingle
9 2 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
9 2 (0.22%) OmniGraffle
10 1 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 1 (0.11%) AutoCAD
10 1 (0.11%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 18 (2.02%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (1.46%) Oracle Payables
3 7 (0.79%) Oracle Financials
4 6 (0.67%) Dynamics NAV
5 5 (0.56%) Maximo
6 4 (0.45%) Agresso
7 3 (0.34%) Tridion
7 3 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 3 (0.34%) Oracle Receivables
7 3 (0.34%) Oracle Assets
7 3 (0.34%) Google Analytics
7 3 (0.34%) Oracle General Ledger
7 3 (0.34%) Magento
8 1 (0.11%) Oracle Retail
8 1 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
8 1 (0.11%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 28 (3.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (1.69%) Cloud Computing
3 11 (1.24%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (1.12%) PaaS
5 9 (1.01%) SaaS
6 4 (0.45%) Office 365
7 3 (0.34%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.22%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.11%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 14 (1.57%) Internet
2 12 (1.35%) HTTP
3 8 (0.90%) Firewall
3 8 (0.90%) ZigBee
4 7 (0.79%) Wireless
4 7 (0.79%) VPN
5 6 (0.67%) 3G
6 5 (0.56%) GSM
7 4 (0.45%) LDAP
7 4 (0.45%) GPRS
7 4 (0.45%) 802.15
7 4 (0.45%) LTE
7 4 (0.45%) TCP/IP
8 3 (0.34%) FTP
8 3 (0.34%) 2G
8 3 (0.34%) RIP
9 2 (0.22%) Ethernet
9 2 (0.22%) Bluetooth
9 2 (0.22%) Intranet
10 1 (0.11%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 101 (11.35%) SQL Server
2 45 (5.06%) Relational Database
3 40 (4.49%) Oracle Database
4 21 (2.36%) Data Warehouse
5 17 (1.91%) DB2
6 14 (1.57%) NoSQL
7 13 (1.46%) SQL Server 2008
7 13 (1.46%) MySQL
8 8 (0.90%) Hadoop
8 8 (0.90%) SQL Server 2012
9 7 (0.79%) MongoDB
9 7 (0.79%) QlikView
10 6 (0.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 6 (0.67%) Snowflake Schema
10 6 (0.67%) Star Schema
10 6 (0.67%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
11 5 (0.56%) Big Data
11 5 (0.56%) Couchbase
12 4 (0.45%) MariaDB
12 4 (0.45%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 53 (5.96%) Selenium
2 52 (5.84%) Git (software)
3 51 (5.73%) Visual Studio
4 50 (5.62%) JIRA
5 43 (4.83%) Team Foundation Server
5 43 (4.83%) Ant
6 41 (4.61%) SpecFlow
7 34 (3.82%) Jenkins
8 30 (3.37%) Eclipse
9 27 (3.03%) JUnit
10 24 (2.70%) WebDriver
11 23 (2.58%) Subversion
12 17 (1.91%) AccuRev
13 16 (1.80%) SoapUI
13 16 (1.80%) Cucumber
14 15 (1.69%) Maven
15 11 (1.24%) Talend Open Studio
16 9 (1.01%) IntelliJ
16 9 (1.01%) QuickTest Pro
17 8 (0.90%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 126 (14.16%) Finance
2 65 (7.30%) Retail
3 44 (4.94%) Telecoms
4 33 (3.71%) Marketing
5 26 (2.92%) Manufacturing
6 19 (2.13%) Banking
7 18 (2.02%) Legal
8 6 (0.67%) Electronics
8 6 (0.67%) Automotive
9 5 (0.56%) Front Office
9 5 (0.56%) Billing
10 3 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (0.34%) Advertising
10 3 (0.34%) Publishing
11 2 (0.22%) Back Office
12 1 (0.11%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.11%) Games
12 1 (0.11%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.11%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 289 (32.47%) Developer
2 158 (17.75%) Analyst
3 115 (12.92%) Architect
4 96 (10.79%) Project Manager
5 84 (9.44%) .NET Developer
6 81 (9.10%) Solutions Architect
7 80 (8.99%) Java Developer
8 79 (8.88%) C# Developer
9 75 (8.43%) Business Analyst
10 62 (6.97%) C# .NET Developer
11 54 (6.07%) Test Analyst
12 47 (5.28%) Senior Developer
13 32 (3.60%) Designer
14 31 (3.48%) Java/J2EE Developer
15 25 (2.81%) ScrumMaster
16 24 (2.70%) Agile C# Developer
17 23 (2.58%) Agile Project Manager
18 22 (2.47%) Consultant
18 22 (2.47%) Senior Analyst
19 20 (2.25%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 270 (30.34%) .NET
2 169 (18.99%) HTML
3 147 (16.52%) XML
4 140 (15.73%) Web Services
5 111 (12.47%) CSS
6 90 (10.11%) HTML5
7 78 (8.76%) J2EE
8 71 (7.98%) ASP.NET
9 70 (7.87%) jQuery
10 66 (7.42%) SOAP
11 65 (7.30%) WCF
12 57 (6.40%) .NET Framework
13 54 (6.07%) REST
14 45 (5.06%) Ajax
15 41 (4.61%) ASP.NET MVC
15 41 (4.61%) XSLT
16 39 (4.38%) TopLink
17 37 (4.16%) Spring
18 36 (4.04%) XHTML
18 36 (4.04%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 42 (4.72%) Analytical Skills
2 37 (4.16%) User Experience
3 29 (3.26%) Mobile App
4 27 (3.03%) Open Source
5 17 (1.91%) Visualisation
6 15 (1.69%) Management Information System
7 13 (1.46%) Enterprise Software
8 9 (1.01%) Computer Science
9 8 (0.90%) Graphic Design
10 7 (0.79%) PKI
11 6 (0.67%) Kindle
12 5 (0.56%) PDA
12 5 (0.56%) Human Factors
12 5 (0.56%) Data Integration
12 5 (0.56%) Clustering
12 5 (0.56%) PMI
12 5 (0.56%) NHS
13 4 (0.45%) Client/Server
13 4 (0.45%) EMV
13 4 (0.45%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 67 (7.53%) Linux
2 62 (6.97%) Windows
3 61 (6.85%) UNIX
4 22 (2.47%) Solaris
5 9 (1.01%) Apple iOS
6 7 (0.79%) Android
7 6 (0.67%) Mac OS X
8 3 (0.34%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (0.34%) Windows Phone
9 2 (0.22%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.22%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.11%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (0.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.11%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 259 (29.10%) Scrum
2 226 (25.39%) E-Commerce
3 190 (21.35%) TDD
4 125 (14.04%) SOA
5 111 (12.47%) Project Management
6 106 (11.91%) MVC
7 101 (11.35%) Waterfall
8 84 (9.44%) BDD
9 77 (8.65%) Continuous Integration
10 67 (7.53%) User Acceptance Testing
11 64 (7.19%) OO
12 62 (6.97%) Stakeholder Management
13 60 (6.74%) PRINCE2
13 60 (6.74%) User Stories
14 58 (6.52%) Manual Testing
15 49 (5.51%) Software Engineering
16 48 (5.39%) Continuous Delivery
17 47 (5.28%) UML
18 46 (5.17%) Mentoring
19 43 (4.83%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 224 (25.17%) C#
2 191 (21.46%) Java
3 159 (17.87%) SQL
4 131 (14.72%) JavaScript
5 47 (5.28%) Ruby
6 23 (2.58%) Python
7 22 (2.47%) PL/SQL
8 20 (2.25%) C
9 14 (1.57%) C++
10 13 (1.46%) Shell Script
11 11 (1.24%) Embedded C
12 8 (0.90%) T-SQL
12 8 (0.90%) VBScript
13 7 (0.79%) VB.NET
13 7 (0.79%) Perl
13 7 (0.79%) PowerShell
13 7 (0.79%) Scala
14 6 (0.67%) PHP
14 6 (0.67%) VB
15 2 (0.22%) VBA
Qualifications
1 30 (3.37%) Degree
2 28 (3.15%) ISEB
3 25 (2.81%) Security Cleared
4 16 (1.80%) SC Cleared
5 13 (1.46%) ISTQB
5 13 (1.46%) Sun Certification
6 9 (1.01%) PMI Certification
6 9 (1.01%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 8 (0.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 6 (0.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 4 (0.45%) IIBA
9 4 (0.45%) PMP
10 2 (0.22%) MCP
10 2 (0.22%) AWS Certification
11 1 (0.11%) Postgraduate
11 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.11%) OCP
11 1 (0.11%) Oracle Certification
11 1 (0.11%) CBAP
11 1 (0.11%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 89 (10.00%) QA
2 9 (1.01%) ISO 9001
3 4 (0.45%) SLA
3 4 (0.45%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.11%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 5 (0.56%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.45%) HDFS
3 3 (0.34%) Firmware
4 2 (0.22%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.11%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.11%) Docker
Systems Management
1 14 (1.57%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (0.90%) Puppet
3 6 (0.67%) Control-M
4 3 (0.34%) SCOM
5 2 (0.22%) Business Desktop Deployment
5 2 (0.22%) SCCM
6 1 (0.11%) Oozie
6 1 (0.11%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 112 (12.58%) Microsoft
2 104 (11.69%) Oracle
3 28 (3.15%) SAP
3 28 (3.15%) IBM
4 13 (1.46%) HP
4 13 (1.46%) Sitecore
4 13 (1.46%) hybris
5 11 (1.24%) Talend
5 11 (1.24%) Atlassian
5 11 (1.24%) Sun
6 8 (0.90%) FatWire
7 7 (0.79%) Tableau
8 6 (0.67%) MobileIron
9 5 (0.56%) webMethods
9 5 (0.56%) VMware
9 5 (0.56%) Teradata
9 5 (0.56%) KANA
9 5 (0.56%) CheckPoint
10 4 (0.45%) NetCracker
10 4 (0.45%) TIBCO
Hertfordshire
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
Norwich, Norfolk
I4 Recruitment
Rate: Negotiable D.O.E
Posted: 5 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Advantage XPO
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Advantage XPO
Rate: £475 - £550 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Hemel Hempstead
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Sandy, Bedfordshire
IT Connections
Rate: up to £42,000 (12 Month Contract)
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Ipswich
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 5 days ago
Hertfordshire
SEC Recruitment Limited
Posted: 5 days ago
Suffolk
Roc Search
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge
Next Ventures Limited
Posted: 10 days ago
Cambridge
Deerfoot IT
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Cambridge
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
Ipswich
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £200 - £430 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
Suffolk
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 14 days ago