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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 4 9 8
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -1
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 460 337 254
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 15.32% 11.61% 11.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 19.97% 15.57% 15.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 273 233 153
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £259 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £353
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +6.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 13 16
Average hourly rate £37.73 £31.00 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.69% +1.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £26.97 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.15 £41.30 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +1.42%
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
2304 2165 1613
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 76.75% 74.60% 71.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1405 1238 857
Average daily rate £400 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 154 151 139
Average hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £15.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

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 July 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 July 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 July 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
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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 +3 132 £381 -4.68% 99
Essex +13 124 £400 +14.28% 20
Hertfordshire +4 87 £425 +6.25% 78
Suffolk +13 56 £413 +14.98% 12
Bedfordshire -5 34 £430 +13.15% 28
Norfolk -4 27 £410 +36.66% 4
East Anglia - 1 - -
Agile Software Development
England

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 263 (29.68%) Scrum
2 212 (23.93%) TDD
2 212 (23.93%) Java
3 188 (21.22%) .NET
4 168 (18.96%) E-Commerce
5 161 (18.17%) C#
6 159 (17.95%) HTML
7 153 (17.27%) JavaScript
8 152 (17.16%) SQL
9 139 (15.69%) XML
10 119 (13.43%) Web Services
11 107 (12.08%) Linux
12 105 (11.85%) Finance
13 102 (11.51%) Continuous Integration
14 101 (11.40%) Waterfall
15 99 (11.17%) CSS
16 98 (11.06%) HTML5
17 95 (10.72%) MVC
17 95 (10.72%) SOA
18 94 (10.61%) SQL Server
19 93 (10.50%) Project Management
20 83 (9.37%) J2EE
20 83 (9.37%) Git (software)
21 82 (9.26%) SOAP
21 82 (9.26%) Microsoft
22 80 (9.03%) REST
23 77 (8.69%) Retail
24 75 (8.47%) Oracle
25 74 (8.35%) User Stories
26 73 (8.24%) UNIX

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 52 (5.87%) WebSphere
2 31 (3.50%) CMS
3 24 (2.71%) WebLogic
4 23 (2.60%) SharePoint
4 23 (2.60%) BizTalk Server
5 20 (2.26%) Confluence
6 19 (2.14%) Apache Pig
7 18 (2.03%) JBoss
8 16 (1.81%) Node.js
9 12 (1.35%) Sitecore CMS
10 9 (1.02%) Apache Spark
11 8 (0.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 8 (0.90%) SharePoint 2010
11 8 (0.90%) MQSeries
12 7 (0.79%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 7 (0.79%) SharePoint 2013
13 4 (0.45%) WebSphere Application Server
13 4 (0.45%) Documentum
13 4 (0.45%) GlassFish
13 4 (0.45%) Umbraco
Applications
1 37 (4.18%) MS Excel
2 17 (1.92%) MS Office
3 15 (1.69%) MS Visio
4 11 (1.24%) MS PowerPoint
5 8 (0.90%) Photoshop
6 7 (0.79%) MS Project
6 7 (0.79%) Adobe Illustrator
7 5 (0.56%) OmniGraffle
8 1 (0.11%) Adobe After Effects
8 1 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.11%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 17 (1.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (1.13%) Oracle Financials
3 9 (1.02%) Oracle Payables
4 7 (0.79%) Tridion
4 7 (0.79%) Dynamics NAV
5 5 (0.56%) Maximo
6 4 (0.45%) Magento
7 3 (0.34%) Oracle Applications
8 2 (0.23%) Agresso
8 2 (0.23%) Oracle General Ledger
8 2 (0.23%) Oracle Receivables
8 2 (0.23%) Oracle Assets
8 2 (0.23%) Adobe Campaign
9 1 (0.11%) Oracle Retail
9 1 (0.11%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 27 (3.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (1.35%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (1.35%) Cloud Computing
3 9 (1.02%) SaaS
4 7 (0.79%) GitHub
5 3 (0.34%) Google Analytics
5 3 (0.34%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.23%) Rackspace Cloud
7 1 (0.11%) Office 365
7 1 (0.11%) PaaS
7 1 (0.11%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 25 (2.82%) HTTP
2 21 (2.37%) Internet
3 15 (1.69%) TCP/IP
3 15 (1.69%) SSL
4 9 (1.02%) Firewall
5 7 (0.79%) VPN
6 5 (0.56%) GSM
6 5 (0.56%) Wireless
6 5 (0.56%) FTP
7 4 (0.45%) LDAP
7 4 (0.45%) DHCP
7 4 (0.45%) Ethernet
8 3 (0.34%) Broadband
8 3 (0.34%) Telnet
9 2 (0.23%) 3G
9 2 (0.23%) DSL
9 2 (0.23%) VLAN
9 2 (0.23%) SSH
9 2 (0.23%) iBeacon
9 2 (0.23%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 94 (10.61%) SQL Server
2 41 (4.63%) Relational Database
3 31 (3.50%) MySQL
4 29 (3.27%) Hadoop
4 29 (3.27%) NoSQL
5 22 (2.48%) Apache Hive
5 22 (2.48%) MongoDB
5 22 (2.48%) Oracle Database
6 21 (2.37%) SQL Server 2008
7 20 (2.26%) Data Warehouse
8 17 (1.92%) DB2
9 14 (1.58%) Big Data
10 13 (1.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 13 (1.47%) Apache Cassandra
11 10 (1.13%) RavenDB
11 10 (1.13%) DbVisualizer
11 10 (1.13%) Data Mining
12 8 (0.90%) QlikView
13 7 (0.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 7 (0.79%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 83 (9.37%) Git (software)
2 67 (7.56%) JIRA
3 61 (6.88%) Selenium
4 58 (6.55%) Jenkins
5 41 (4.63%) Subversion
6 35 (3.95%) Ant
7 30 (3.39%) Eclipse
8 29 (3.27%) SoapUI
9 27 (3.05%) WebDriver
10 25 (2.82%) JUnit
10 25 (2.82%) Jasmine
11 22 (2.48%) SpecFlow
11 22 (2.48%) Visual Studio
11 22 (2.48%) Team Foundation Server
12 18 (2.03%) Cucumber
13 17 (1.92%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 16 (1.81%) Maven
15 15 (1.69%) AccuRev
16 12 (1.35%) Grunt
17 11 (1.24%) Mercurial
General
1 105 (11.85%) Finance
2 77 (8.69%) Retail
3 40 (4.51%) Telecoms
3 40 (4.51%) Marketing
4 24 (2.71%) Manufacturing
5 17 (1.92%) Banking
6 10 (1.13%) Legal
7 7 (0.79%) Automotive
7 7 (0.79%) Billing
8 4 (0.45%) Back Office
8 4 (0.45%) Electronics
9 3 (0.34%) Publishing
10 2 (0.23%) Advertising
10 2 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.11%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.11%) Front Office
11 1 (0.11%) Games
11 1 (0.11%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.11%) Local Government
11 1 (0.11%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 336 (37.92%) Developer
2 158 (17.83%) Analyst
3 107 (12.08%) Java Developer
4 96 (10.84%) Business Analyst
5 85 (9.59%) Project Manager
6 77 (8.69%) .NET Developer
7 72 (8.13%) Architect
8 60 (6.77%) C# Developer
9 53 (5.98%) Senior Developer
10 51 (5.76%) C# .NET Developer
11 41 (4.63%) Solutions Architect
12 32 (3.61%) Test Analyst
13 30 (3.39%) Java/J2EE Developer
14 26 (2.93%) Designer
15 25 (2.82%) ScrumMaster
16 23 (2.60%) Agile .NET Developer
17 21 (2.37%) Agile Business Analyst
17 21 (2.37%) Software Engineer
17 21 (2.37%) Consultant
18 19 (2.14%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 188 (21.22%) .NET
2 159 (17.95%) HTML
3 139 (15.69%) XML
4 119 (13.43%) Web Services
5 99 (11.17%) CSS
6 98 (11.06%) HTML5
7 83 (9.37%) J2EE
8 82 (9.26%) SOAP
9 80 (9.03%) REST
10 68 (7.67%) jQuery
11 52 (5.87%) ASP.NET
12 44 (4.97%) CSS3
13 42 (4.74%) Ajax
14 38 (4.29%) TopLink
14 38 (4.29%) KnockoutJS
15 36 (4.06%) Spring
15 36 (4.06%) WCF
16 34 (3.84%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 33 (3.72%) Hibernate
18 31 (3.50%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 57 (6.43%) Analytical Skills
2 42 (4.74%) User Experience
3 28 (3.16%) Mobile App
4 25 (2.82%) Management Information System
5 20 (2.26%) Visualisation
6 16 (1.81%) Enterprise Software
7 9 (1.02%) FMCG
8 8 (0.90%) Device Driver
9 7 (0.79%) Client/Server
10 6 (0.68%) PMI
10 6 (0.68%) PKI
10 6 (0.68%) Graphic Design
10 6 (0.68%) Social Media
11 5 (0.56%) Data Integration
11 5 (0.56%) PDA
11 5 (0.56%) Psychology
11 5 (0.56%) Human Factors
11 5 (0.56%) Clustering
12 4 (0.45%) EFT
12 4 (0.45%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 107 (12.08%) Linux
2 73 (8.24%) UNIX
3 47 (5.30%) Windows
4 22 (2.48%) Mac OS X
5 20 (2.26%) Solaris
6 12 (1.35%) Android
6 12 (1.35%) Apple iOS
7 10 (1.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (0.45%) Embedded Linux
9 3 (0.34%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.23%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.11%) Fedora
11 1 (0.11%) CentOS
11 1 (0.11%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.11%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.11%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 263 (29.68%) Scrum
2 212 (23.93%) TDD
3 168 (18.96%) E-Commerce
4 102 (11.51%) Continuous Integration
5 101 (11.40%) Waterfall
6 95 (10.72%) SOA
6 95 (10.72%) MVC
7 93 (10.50%) Project Management
8 74 (8.35%) User Stories
9 64 (7.22%) Stakeholder Management
10 62 (7.00%) PRINCE2
11 60 (6.77%) BDD
12 51 (5.76%) OO
13 50 (5.64%) Open Source
13 50 (5.64%) User Acceptance Testing
14 48 (5.42%) Kanban
14 48 (5.42%) Coaching
15 47 (5.30%) Mentoring
16 46 (5.19%) Business Analysis
17 42 (4.74%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 212 (23.93%) Java
2 161 (18.17%) C#
3 153 (17.27%) JavaScript
4 152 (17.16%) SQL
5 26 (2.93%) Ruby
6 23 (2.60%) PL/SQL
7 22 (2.48%) C
7 22 (2.48%) Python
8 18 (2.03%) PHP
9 15 (1.69%) C++
10 14 (1.58%) Scala
11 10 (1.13%) Perl
12 9 (1.02%) PowerShell
13 7 (0.79%) TypeScript
13 7 (0.79%) Dart
13 7 (0.79%) ECMAScript
13 7 (0.79%) Embedded C
13 7 (0.79%) T-SQL
14 6 (0.68%) Objective-C
14 6 (0.68%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 41 (4.63%) Security Cleared
2 29 (3.27%) Degree
3 21 (2.37%) SC Cleared
3 21 (2.37%) ISEB
4 10 (1.13%) PMI Certification
4 10 (1.13%) ISTQB
5 7 (0.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 6 (0.68%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 4 (0.45%) PMP
9 3 (0.34%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (0.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.11%) Sun Certification
10 1 (0.11%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.11%) CCIE
10 1 (0.11%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (7.34%) QA
2 6 (0.68%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.34%) SLA
4 2 (0.23%) ISO 8583
4 2 (0.23%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.11%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.11%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.11%) COBIT
System Software
1 9 (1.02%) HDFS
2 5 (0.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.45%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 4 (0.45%) Active Directory
4 3 (0.34%) Firmware
5 1 (0.11%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 36 (4.06%) Opscode Chef
2 35 (3.95%) Puppet
3 12 (1.35%) HP Quality Center
4 6 (0.68%) Ansible
5 2 (0.23%) Kibana
5 2 (0.23%) Check_MK
5 2 (0.23%) SCCM
6 1 (0.11%) SCOM
6 1 (0.11%) Business Desktop Deployment
6 1 (0.11%) Oozie
Vendors
1 82 (9.26%) Microsoft
2 75 (8.47%) Oracle
3 31 (3.50%) IBM
4 24 (2.71%) SAP
5 20 (2.26%) Google
5 20 (2.26%) Atlassian
6 18 (2.03%) HP
7 16 (1.81%) VMware
8 15 (1.69%) Sitecore
9 12 (1.35%) WSO2
10 10 (1.13%) Zend
10 10 (1.13%) Adobe
11 9 (1.02%) Talend
12 8 (0.90%) Tableau
13 6 (0.68%) CheckPoint
13 6 (0.68%) TIBCO
14 5 (0.56%) NetCracker
14 5 (0.56%) Informatica
14 5 (0.56%) MobileIron
15 4 (0.45%) Cloudera
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Posted: 3 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
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Hertfordshire
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Norfolk
Stott & May
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Posted: 23 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
EMBL
Rate: 5 (monthly salary starting at £2,387.20 free of UK income tax plus mob
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Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
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Cambridgeshire
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Circle Recruitment
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
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Cambridge
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Rate: £400 - £500 per day
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Watford
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Rate: £350 - 400 per day
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Suffolk
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Rate: £400.00 - £425.00 per day
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EBI Hinxton, near Cambridge
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