The table below looks at the statistics for Agile Software Development skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Agile Software Development over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Agile Software Development
UK / England
Rank 2 2 4
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 9750 9631 7583
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 23.54% 20.69% 16.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 28.56% 25.22% 20.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 6869 6889 5460
Median daily rate £450 £445 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.12% +4.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £585
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 90 52
Median hourly rate £41.25 £45.00 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +21.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £29.15 £25.31
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.85 £55.00 £49.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £45.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-8.88% +21.62%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
34140 38185 36546
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.42% 82.04% 78.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 22792 25048 24013
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 842 1104 987
Median hourly rate £33.00 £37.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.95 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

Agile Software Development
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing Agile Software Development as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Agile Software Development Jobs Demand Trend in England

Agile Software Development
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Agile Software Development across the England region.

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Trend in England

Agile Software Development
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Agile Software Development across the England region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017.

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Histogram in England

Agile Software Development
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Agile Software Development across the England region.

Agile Software Development Hourly Rate Trend in England

Agile Software Development
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Agile Software Development across the England region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017.

Agile Software Development Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Agile Software Development
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Software Development within the England region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +1 5108 £490 +3.15% 1438
South East +1 1353 £425 +6.25% 516
South West -1 603 £400 +2.56% 293
Yorkshire -1 566 £415 +3.75% 266
North West +1 561 £413 -2.94% 299
West Midlands +1 526 £425 +6.25% 160
East of England +1 426 £425 -0.58% 208
North East 0 312 £400 -10.61% 50
East Midlands +3 257 £388 -3.12% 112
Midlands -1 15 £350 -22.22%
South Coast - 2 £550 -
Agile Software Development
UK

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Agile Software Development also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 6413 (30.00%) Scrum
2 5868 (27.45%) Java
3 4789 (22.40%) TDD
4 4600 (21.52%) JavaScript
5 3944 (18.45%) HTML
6 3860 (18.05%) Finance
7 3402 (15.91%) CSS
8 3203 (14.98%) SQL
9 2957 (13.83%) BDD
10 2786 (13.03%) Continuous Integration
11 2737 (12.80%) DevOps
12 2713 (12.69%) C#
13 2688 (12.57%) .NET
14 2657 (12.43%) Git (software)
15 2483 (11.61%) Linux
16 2282 (10.67%) AngularJS
17 2261 (10.58%) Web Services
18 2211 (10.34%) Jenkins
19 2171 (10.15%) JIRA
20 2014 (9.42%) User Experience
21 1934 (9.05%) HTML5
22 1905 (8.91%) Banking
23 1882 (8.80%) Project Management
24 1856 (8.68%) Python
25 1814 (8.48%) Amazon AWS
26 1791 (8.38%) Microsoft
27 1787 (8.36%) Waterfall
28 1777 (8.31%) MVC
29 1739 (8.13%) Security Cleared
30 1737 (8.12%) Spring

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 967 (4.52%) Confluence
2 598 (2.80%) Apache
3 515 (2.41%) Elasticsearch
4 513 (2.40%) Tomcat
5 501 (2.34%) CMS
6 486 (2.27%) Apache Spark
7 454 (2.12%) SharePoint
8 364 (1.70%) WebSphere
9 303 (1.42%) JBoss
10 242 (1.13%) WebLogic
11 233 (1.09%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 212 (0.99%) IIS
13 201 (0.94%) nginx
14 178 (0.83%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 143 (0.67%) Drupal
16 131 (0.61%) Apache Solr
17 120 (0.56%) Cloud Foundry
18 117 (0.55%) OpenStack
19 112 (0.52%) BizTalk Server
20 91 (0.43%) Mule
Applications
1 811 (3.79%) MS Excel
2 295 (1.38%) MS Office
3 254 (1.19%) MS PowerPoint
4 246 (1.15%) MS Visio
5 244 (1.14%) MS Project
6 167 (0.78%) Photoshop
7 99 (0.46%) HipChat
8 94 (0.44%) Adobe Illustrator
9 61 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
10 51 (0.24%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 51 (0.24%) OmniGraffle
11 29 (0.14%) InVision
12 9 (0.042%) Flinto
12 9 (0.042%) InDesign
13 7 (0.033%) Pixelmator
14 6 (0.028%) SPSS
15 5 (0.023%) Open Workbench
15 5 (0.023%) PaintShop Pro
15 5 (0.023%) SketchUp
16 4 (0.019%) Gliffy
Business Applications
1 368 (1.72%) Dynamics CRM
2 224 (1.05%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 93 (0.43%) Dynamics AX
4 73 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
5 49 (0.23%) Oracle Applications
6 44 (0.21%) Magento
7 39 (0.18%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
8 36 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
9 34 (0.16%) Oracle BPM
10 33 (0.15%) Oracle EBS R12
11 23 (0.11%) Adobe Campaign
11 23 (0.11%) Oracle Payables
12 18 (0.084%) SAP FI
13 15 (0.070%) Oracle Cash Management
14 14 (0.065%) Payment Gateway
15 13 (0.061%) Dynamics NAV
15 13 (0.061%) Eloqua
16 10 (0.047%) Primavera
16 10 (0.047%) Unit4 Business World
17 9 (0.042%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 1814 (8.48%) Amazon AWS
2 1010 (4.72%) Microsoft Azure
3 513 (2.40%) GitHub
4 427 (2.00%) PaaS
5 348 (1.63%) IaaS
6 338 (1.58%) SaaS
7 246 (1.15%) Amazon EC2
8 171 (0.80%) AWS CloudFormation
9 165 (0.77%) Office 365
10 164 (0.77%) Cloud Computing
11 160 (0.75%) Amazon S3
12 74 (0.35%) Google Analytics
13 66 (0.31%) Heroku
14 63 (0.29%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 61 (0.29%) Google Cloud Platform
16 59 (0.28%) AWS Lambda
17 57 (0.27%) Amazon SQS
18 56 (0.26%) OpenShift
19 55 (0.26%) Amazon CloudWatch
20 47 (0.22%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 646 (3.02%) HTTP
2 395 (1.85%) Internet
3 242 (1.13%) Firewall
4 238 (1.11%) TCP/IP
5 220 (1.03%) DNS
6 196 (0.92%) SSL
7 132 (0.62%) LDAP
7 132 (0.62%) VPN
8 107 (0.50%) SSH
9 99 (0.46%) OpenLDAP
10 94 (0.44%) OpenVPN
11 87 (0.41%) Network Security
12 81 (0.38%) Intranet
13 71 (0.33%) WAN
14 66 (0.31%) LAN
15 57 (0.27%) Reverse Proxy
16 50 (0.23%) Wi-Fi
17 45 (0.21%) HTTPS
18 44 (0.21%) RTSP
19 40 (0.19%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1731 (8.10%) SQL Server
2 1064 (4.98%) MongoDB
3 1020 (4.77%) NoSQL
4 905 (4.23%) Big Data
5 848 (3.97%) Hadoop
6 812 (3.80%) MySQL
7 803 (3.76%) PostgreSQL
8 795 (3.72%) Relational Database
9 593 (2.77%) Data Warehouse
10 380 (1.78%) Oracle Database
11 339 (1.59%) Apache Cassandra
12 325 (1.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 234 (1.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 222 (1.04%) Apache Hive
14 222 (1.04%) Redis
15 196 (0.92%) SQL Server 2008
16 194 (0.91%) RDBMS
17 193 (0.90%) SQL Server 2012
18 171 (0.80%) HBase
19 147 (0.69%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 2657 (12.43%) Git (software)
2 2211 (10.34%) Jenkins
3 2171 (10.15%) JIRA
4 1395 (6.52%) Selenium
5 1082 (5.06%) Cucumber
6 991 (4.64%) Maven
7 851 (3.98%) JUnit
8 691 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
9 683 (3.19%) Subversion
10 611 (2.86%) WebDriver
11 449 (2.10%) Visual Studio
12 400 (1.87%) TeamCity
13 364 (1.70%) Ant
14 360 (1.68%) Gradle
15 313 (1.46%) Mockito
16 305 (1.43%) Grunt
17 291 (1.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 284 (1.33%) SoapUI
19 266 (1.24%) Eclipse
20 263 (1.23%) gulp
General
1 3860 (18.05%) Finance
2 1905 (8.91%) Banking
3 1064 (4.98%) Retail
4 747 (3.49%) Marketing
5 537 (2.51%) Investment Banking
6 524 (2.45%) Telecoms
7 368 (1.72%) Publishing
8 341 (1.59%) Front Office
9 340 (1.59%) Manufacturing
10 300 (1.40%) Games
11 291 (1.36%) Legal
12 229 (1.07%) Electronics
13 225 (1.05%) Advertising
14 187 (0.87%) Back Office
15 144 (0.67%) Financial Institution
16 136 (0.64%) Retail Banking
17 96 (0.45%) Law
18 91 (0.43%) Automotive
19 62 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
20 46 (0.22%) Billing
Job Titles
1 8741 (40.88%) Developer
2 2560 (11.97%) Analyst
3 2488 (11.64%) Java Developer
4 1699 (7.95%) Business Analyst
5 1410 (6.59%) Architect
6 1323 (6.19%) Project Manager
7 1280 (5.99%) Senior Developer
8 1127 (5.27%) .NET Developer
9 900 (4.21%) C# Developer
9 900 (4.21%) JavaScript Developer
10 878 (4.11%) Agile Developer
11 859 (4.02%) DevOps Engineer
12 791 (3.70%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 690 (3.23%) Designer
14 654 (3.06%) Tester
15 566 (2.65%) Senior Java Developer
16 560 (2.62%) Scrum Master
17 555 (2.60%) C# .NET Developer
18 547 (2.56%) Scala Developer
19 509 (2.38%) Agile Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3944 (18.45%) HTML
2 3402 (15.91%) CSS
3 2688 (12.57%) .NET
4 2282 (10.67%) AngularJS
5 2261 (10.58%) Web Services
6 1934 (9.05%) HTML5
7 1737 (8.12%) Spring
8 1734 (8.11%) REST
9 1493 (6.98%) RESTful
10 1436 (6.72%) XML
11 1401 (6.55%) jQuery
12 1377 (6.44%) Node.js
13 1316 (6.16%) CSS3
14 1315 (6.15%) JSON
15 1072 (5.01%) ASP.NET
16 955 (4.47%) SOAP
17 819 (3.83%) React
18 774 (3.62%) J2EE
19 670 (3.13%) Hibernate
20 654 (3.06%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 2014 (9.42%) User Experience
2 1388 (6.49%) Analytical Skills
3 701 (3.28%) Mobile App
4 571 (2.67%) Computer Science
5 341 (1.59%) Management Information System
6 283 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
7 278 (1.30%) Visualisation
8 266 (1.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 265 (1.24%) Virtual Team
10 216 (1.01%) Fintech
11 213 (1.00%) Public Cloud
12 198 (0.93%) Social Media
13 195 (0.91%) Psychology
14 194 (0.91%) Fixed Income
15 180 (0.84%) Data Centre
16 179 (0.84%) Derivative
17 176 (0.82%) Data Structures
18 172 (0.80%) Algorithms
19 165 (0.77%) Equities
20 155 (0.72%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 2483 (11.61%) Linux
2 1063 (4.97%) Windows
3 978 (4.57%) Unix
4 598 (2.80%) Apple iOS
5 589 (2.75%) Android
6 322 (1.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 269 (1.26%) CentOS
8 196 (0.92%) Windows Server
9 142 (0.66%) Ubuntu
10 140 (0.65%) AIX
11 104 (0.49%) Mac OS X
12 87 (0.41%) Solaris
13 46 (0.22%) Windows Server 2012
14 41 (0.19%) Windows Server 2008
15 40 (0.19%) Windows XP
16 36 (0.17%) Windows 10
17 32 (0.15%) Oracle Linux
18 26 (0.12%) Windows 2000
19 25 (0.12%) HPUX
19 25 (0.12%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 6413 (30.00%) Scrum
2 4789 (22.40%) TDD
3 2957 (13.83%) BDD
4 2786 (13.03%) Continuous Integration
5 2737 (12.80%) DevOps
6 1882 (8.80%) Project Management
7 1787 (8.36%) Waterfall
8 1777 (8.31%) MVC
9 1719 (8.04%) Stakeholder Management
10 1659 (7.76%) Kanban
11 1645 (7.69%) E-Commerce
12 1549 (7.25%) Software Engineering
13 1547 (7.24%) OO
14 1469 (6.87%) Open Source
15 1341 (6.27%) SDLC
16 1336 (6.25%) User Stories
17 1222 (5.72%) Web Development
18 1166 (5.45%) Front End Development
19 1110 (5.19%) Microservices
20 1054 (4.93%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 5868 (27.45%) Java
2 4600 (21.52%) JavaScript
3 3203 (14.98%) SQL
4 2713 (12.69%) C#
5 1856 (8.68%) Python
6 1278 (5.98%) Scala
7 1226 (5.73%) Ruby
8 728 (3.41%) PHP
9 534 (2.50%) C++
10 501 (2.34%) Bash Shell
11 459 (2.15%) Perl
12 401 (1.88%) C
13 396 (1.85%) PowerShell
13 396 (1.85%) Shell Script
14 365 (1.71%) T-SQL
15 327 (1.53%) PL/SQL
16 265 (1.24%) Groovy
17 217 (1.01%) Objective-C
18 209 (0.98%) Apple Swift
19 198 (0.93%) ES6
Qualifications
1 1739 (8.13%) Security Cleared
2 1311 (6.13%) Degree
3 1115 (5.22%) SC Cleared
4 418 (1.96%) ISEB
5 309 (1.45%) DV Cleared
6 302 (1.41%) BPSS Clearance
7 249 (1.16%) ISTQB
8 157 (0.73%) PMP
9 144 (0.67%) PMI Certification
10 110 (0.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 92 (0.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 84 (0.39%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 83 (0.39%) Microsoft Certification
14 81 (0.38%) CTC Cleared
15 52 (0.24%) ITIL Certification
16 49 (0.23%) CISSP
17 43 (0.20%) PhD
18 40 (0.19%) APMP
19 39 (0.18%) AWS Certification
20 31 (0.14%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1421 (6.65%) QA
2 226 (1.06%) Disclosure Scotland
3 158 (0.74%) SDET
4 142 (0.66%) Data Quality
5 80 (0.37%) PCI DSS
6 78 (0.36%) SLA
7 76 (0.36%) MiFID
8 65 (0.30%) WCAG
9 45 (0.21%) EMIR
10 42 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 38 (0.18%) Dodd-Frank
11 38 (0.18%) FATCA
12 30 (0.14%) WAI
13 23 (0.11%) COBIT
14 21 (0.098%) ISO 9001
15 14 (0.065%) PMBOK
16 13 (0.061%) Government Security Classifications
16 13 (0.061%) ISO 14001
16 13 (0.061%) SEPA
17 11 (0.051%) Actionable Recommendations
System Software
1 1182 (5.53%) Docker
2 258 (1.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 211 (0.99%) Active Directory
4 153 (0.72%) Virtual Machines
5 125 (0.58%) vCloud
6 97 (0.45%) Squid
7 86 (0.40%) Postfix
8 84 (0.39%) HDFS
9 57 (0.27%) Hyper-V
10 52 (0.24%) Apache Flume
11 42 (0.20%) VMware ESXi
12 41 (0.19%) vSphere
13 39 (0.18%) Xen
14 23 (0.11%) KVM
15 21 (0.098%) Apache ZooKeeper
16 20 (0.094%) VirtualBox
16 20 (0.094%) VMware ESX
17 18 (0.084%) Oracle RAC
18 16 (0.075%) NFS
18 16 (0.075%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 1205 (5.64%) Puppet
2 858 (4.01%) Ansible
3 743 (3.48%) Opscode Chef
4 300 (1.40%) Terraform
5 299 (1.40%) Kubernetes
6 240 (1.12%) Kibana
7 220 (1.03%) logstash
8 177 (0.83%) ZABBIX
9 131 (0.61%) Salt
10 130 (0.61%) HP Quality Center
11 115 (0.54%) Rancher
12 91 (0.43%) Nagios
13 62 (0.29%) Packer
14 59 (0.28%) Grafana
15 57 (0.27%) HAProxy
16 49 (0.23%) Mesos
17 44 (0.21%) Graphite
18 40 (0.19%) SCCM
19 35 (0.16%) Hadoop YARN
20 33 (0.15%) Oozie
Vendors
1 1791 (8.38%) Microsoft
2 1684 (7.88%) Oracle
3 515 (2.41%) VMware
4 443 (2.07%) SAP
5 419 (1.96%) Atlassian
6 403 (1.88%) Adobe
7 341 (1.59%) IBM
8 335 (1.57%) Google
9 327 (1.53%) Red Hat
10 226 (1.06%) Salesforce.com
11 206 (0.96%) HP
12 192 (0.90%) ServiceNow
13 179 (0.84%) Splunk
14 171 (0.80%) Sitecore
15 166 (0.78%) hybris
16 135 (0.63%) MuleSoft
17 122 (0.57%) Tableau
18 116 (0.54%) Cisco
19 113 (0.53%) Sybase
20 102 (0.48%) Sonatype
North West
Sanderson
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £400 - £425 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Square One Resources
Rate: £395 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Chris Cobbold Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Salt
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Difrent
Rate: Up to £550 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 5 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: £400.00 - £450 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £475 - £510 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
West Sussex
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £400 - £575 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £400 - £575 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £400 - £480 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Talent Spa
Rate: £600 - 650 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
ISL
Posted: Yesterday
London
Salt
Rate: £350 - £351 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Gloucestershire
Colston Consulting
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Venturi
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Kingfisher Consultancy
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Salt
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Posted: 10 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
AAP3
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + Some Flexible Working
Posted: 12 hours ago
Richmond, Surrey
Energon People
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
Cambridgeshire
Digital Vision Search Ltd
Rate: From £500 to £600 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Salt
Rate: £400.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday