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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Agile Software Development over the 3 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 4 4 7
Rank change year-on-year
0 +3
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 8215 7174 5119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 16.70% 14.95% 12.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 21.77% 19.90% 16.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 5811 5142 3568
Average daily rate
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£424 £400 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.00% -2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £297 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £386 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 37 73
Average hourly rate £35.50 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.42% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.85 £27.00 £21.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.74 £58.00 £47.92
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Agile Software Development
UK

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
37734 36043 31566
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 76.70% 75.13% 74.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 24299 23133 19378
Average daily rate £418 £400 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.37% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1098 1110 988
Average hourly rate £27.50 £29.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.17% -10.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

Agile Software Development
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Agile Software Development across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Software Development within the England region over the 3 months to 22 May 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
London +1 4257 £450 +5.88% 1563
South East +1 1181 £383 +2.00% 498
Yorkshire +3 619 £375 +11.35% 230
North West +2 548 £388 +3.33% 335
South West 0 505 £400 +14.28% 234
East of England +5 414 £400 +5.26% 189
West Midlands +7 280 £363 -3.33% 154
East Midlands +6 280 £380 +2.70% 118
North East +2 140 £400 +45.45% 58
Midlands +2 22 £350 -12.50% 2
South Coast - 2 - -
Agile Software Development
UK

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 4742 (29.50%) Scrum
2 4278 (26.61%) Java
3 3648 (22.69%) TDD
4 3427 (21.32%) JavaScript
5 3273 (20.36%) HTML
6 2946 (18.32%) Finance
7 2900 (18.04%) .NET
8 2720 (16.92%) SQL
9 2668 (16.60%) C#
10 2533 (15.76%) CSS
11 1984 (12.34%) Web Services
12 1906 (11.86%) Continuous Integration
13 1841 (11.45%) SQL Server
14 1782 (11.08%) Linux
15 1746 (10.86%) HTML5
16 1712 (10.65%) BDD
17 1697 (10.56%) Project Management
18 1694 (10.54%) MVC
19 1594 (9.91%) OO
20 1532 (9.53%) E-Commerce
20 1532 (9.53%) Oracle
21 1511 (9.40%) Microsoft
22 1500 (9.33%) Waterfall
23 1469 (9.14%) Git (software)
24 1457 (9.06%) jQuery
25 1341 (8.34%) Banking
26 1288 (8.01%) XML
27 1276 (7.94%) ASP.NET
28 1167 (7.26%) AngularJS
29 1143 (7.11%) User Experience

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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
1 635 (3.95%) Node.js
2 510 (3.17%) CMS
3 486 (3.02%) Apache
4 435 (2.71%) SharePoint
5 347 (2.16%) Tomcat
6 290 (1.80%) Confluence
6 290 (1.80%) WebSphere
7 284 (1.77%) JBoss
8 216 (1.34%) IIS
9 213 (1.32%) WebLogic
10 135 (0.84%) Drupal
11 132 (0.82%) BizTalk Server
12 122 (0.76%) Elasticsearch
13 117 (0.73%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 115 (0.72%) Umbraco
15 109 (0.68%) Sitecore CMS
16 108 (0.67%) OpenStack
17 102 (0.63%) SharePoint 2013
18 86 (0.53%) SharePoint 2010
19 84 (0.52%) nginx
Applications
1 694 (4.32%) MS Excel
2 279 (1.74%) MS Project
3 267 (1.66%) MS Office
4 198 (1.23%) MS Visio
5 144 (0.90%) MS PowerPoint
6 117 (0.73%) Photoshop
7 57 (0.35%) Adobe Illustrator
8 37 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
9 32 (0.20%) PowerPivot
10 31 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 20 (0.12%) Fireworks
12 19 (0.12%) InfoPath
13 17 (0.11%) OmniGraffle
14 13 (0.081%) Mingle
15 11 (0.068%) RoboHelp
15 11 (0.068%) FrameMaker
16 8 (0.050%) Open Workbench
17 6 (0.037%) SPSS
18 4 (0.025%) Adobe After Effects
18 4 (0.025%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 184 (1.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 53 (0.33%) Oracle BPM
3 48 (0.30%) Magento
3 48 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 33 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
5 25 (0.16%) Maximo
6 19 (0.12%) WebTrends
7 18 (0.11%) Oracle Financials
8 16 (0.100%) Oracle EBS
8 16 (0.100%) RMDS
9 15 (0.093%) SAP SCM
9 15 (0.093%) Summit
10 14 (0.087%) Adobe Campaign
10 14 (0.087%) Dynamics NAV
11 13 (0.081%) BusinessWorks
11 13 (0.081%) Oracle Payables
12 12 (0.075%) Markit EDM
13 11 (0.068%) Oracle 11i
14 10 (0.062%) thinkFolio
14 10 (0.062%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 611 (3.80%) Amazon AWS
2 343 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 163 (1.01%) SaaS
4 159 (0.99%) Cloud Computing
5 126 (0.78%) GitHub
6 91 (0.57%) PaaS
7 86 (0.53%) Amazon EC2
8 68 (0.42%) IaaS
9 63 (0.39%) Office 365
10 54 (0.34%) Google Cloud Platform
11 50 (0.31%) Heroku
12 47 (0.29%) Google Analytics
13 45 (0.28%) AWS CloudFormation
14 43 (0.27%) Force.com
15 35 (0.22%) Amazon S3
16 27 (0.17%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 26 (0.16%) Google App Engine
18 18 (0.11%) OpenShift
19 14 (0.087%) Amazon ElastiCache
19 14 (0.087%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 461 (2.87%) HTTP
2 311 (1.93%) Internet
3 145 (0.90%) TCP/IP
4 114 (0.71%) SSL
5 99 (0.62%) Firewall
6 91 (0.57%) Intranet
7 69 (0.43%) DNS
8 66 (0.41%) SDH
8 66 (0.41%) LDAP
9 62 (0.39%) ATM
10 58 (0.36%) Ethernet
11 54 (0.34%) Radio Access Network
11 54 (0.34%) GSM
12 53 (0.33%) RNC
12 53 (0.33%) UMTS
12 53 (0.33%) SAN
13 51 (0.32%) VPN
14 37 (0.23%) Network Security
14 37 (0.23%) FTP
15 35 (0.22%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1841 (11.45%) SQL Server
2 711 (4.42%) MongoDB
3 672 (4.18%) MySQL
4 605 (3.76%) Relational Database
5 548 (3.41%) Data Warehouse
6 506 (3.15%) NoSQL
7 418 (2.60%) Big Data
8 416 (2.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 387 (2.41%) Hadoop
10 359 (2.23%) Oracle Database
11 339 (2.11%) PostgreSQL
12 317 (1.97%) SQL Server 2008
13 310 (1.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 270 (1.68%) SQL Server 2012
15 204 (1.27%) Apache Cassandra
16 192 (1.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 176 (1.09%) RDBMS
18 123 (0.77%) DB2
19 121 (0.75%) Redis
20 101 (0.63%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 1469 (9.14%) Git (software)
2 1025 (6.38%) JIRA
3 974 (6.06%) Jenkins
4 938 (5.83%) Selenium
5 901 (5.60%) Subversion
6 667 (4.15%) Cucumber
7 638 (3.97%) Maven
8 587 (3.65%) Team Foundation Server
9 498 (3.10%) Visual Studio
10 482 (3.00%) JUnit
11 310 (1.93%) WebDriver
12 273 (1.70%) TeamCity
13 270 (1.68%) Ant
14 243 (1.51%) Eclipse
15 228 (1.42%) NUnit
16 210 (1.31%) Jasmine
17 209 (1.30%) SpecFlow
18 208 (1.29%) Grunt
19 150 (0.93%) SoapUI
20 138 (0.86%) Hudson
General
1 2946 (18.32%) Finance
2 1341 (8.34%) Banking
3 784 (4.88%) Retail
4 546 (3.40%) Investment Banking
5 445 (2.77%) Telecoms
6 397 (2.47%) Marketing
7 395 (2.46%) Front Office
8 278 (1.73%) Games
9 221 (1.37%) Publishing
10 170 (1.06%) Legal
11 167 (1.04%) Manufacturing
12 151 (0.94%) Back Office
13 137 (0.85%) Advertising
14 109 (0.68%) Law
15 94 (0.58%) Financial Institution
16 82 (0.51%) Retail Banking
17 71 (0.44%) Electronics
18 62 (0.39%) Automotive
19 57 (0.35%) Billing
20 43 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 6967 (43.34%) Developer
2 2331 (14.50%) Analyst
3 1609 (10.01%) Java Developer
4 1517 (9.44%) Project Manager
5 1492 (9.28%) Business Analyst
6 1047 (6.51%) .NET Developer
7 969 (6.03%) Architect
8 869 (5.41%) Senior Developer
9 734 (4.57%) C# Developer
10 504 (3.13%) Test Analyst
11 425 (2.64%) Tester
12 421 (2.62%) Agile Business Analyst
13 400 (2.49%) Web Developer
14 398 (2.48%) Front-End Developer
15 382 (2.38%) C# .NET Developer
16 358 (2.23%) Consultant
17 357 (2.22%) Solutions Architect
18 346 (2.15%) DevOps Engineer
19 339 (2.11%) Agile Project Manager
20 323 (2.01%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3273 (20.36%) HTML
2 2900 (18.04%) .NET
3 2533 (15.76%) CSS
4 1984 (12.34%) Web Services
5 1746 (10.86%) HTML5
6 1457 (9.06%) jQuery
7 1288 (8.01%) XML
8 1276 (7.94%) ASP.NET
9 1167 (7.26%) AngularJS
10 1045 (6.50%) CSS3
11 980 (6.10%) Spring
12 901 (5.60%) REST
13 871 (5.42%) RESTful
14 817 (5.08%) J2EE
15 756 (4.70%) JSON
16 719 (4.47%) .NET Framework
17 681 (4.24%) ASP.NET MVC
18 670 (4.17%) SOAP
19 663 (4.12%) WCF
20 597 (3.71%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 1143 (7.11%) User Experience
2 950 (5.91%) Open Source
3 896 (5.57%) Analytical Skills
4 723 (4.50%) Mobile App
5 356 (2.21%) Computer Science
6 264 (1.64%) Management Information System
7 261 (1.62%) Visualisation
8 253 (1.57%) Derivative
9 245 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
10 188 (1.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 154 (0.96%) Digital Media
12 133 (0.83%) Fixed Income
13 128 (0.80%) iPad
14 115 (0.72%) Algorithms
15 112 (0.70%) iPhone
15 112 (0.70%) Data Integration
16 111 (0.69%) Client/Server
17 106 (0.66%) Equities
18 99 (0.62%) Data Structures
19 90 (0.56%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1782 (11.08%) Linux
2 893 (5.55%) UNIX
3 883 (5.49%) Windows
4 679 (4.22%) Apple iOS
5 621 (3.86%) Android
6 185 (1.15%) Mac OS X
7 164 (1.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 154 (0.96%) CentOS
9 119 (0.74%) Ubuntu
10 67 (0.42%) Windows Server 2008
11 66 (0.41%) Solaris
12 56 (0.35%) AIX
13 47 (0.29%) Windows Server 2012
14 39 (0.24%) Windows Phone
15 33 (0.21%) Windows Server 2003
16 31 (0.19%) Windows Mobile
17 27 (0.17%) Debian
18 17 (0.11%) Windows 7
19 16 (0.100%) Oracle Linux
20 12 (0.075%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4742 (29.50%) Scrum
2 3648 (22.69%) TDD
3 1906 (11.86%) Continuous Integration
4 1712 (10.65%) BDD
5 1697 (10.56%) Project Management
6 1694 (10.54%) MVC
7 1594 (9.91%) OO
8 1532 (9.53%) E-Commerce
9 1500 (9.33%) Waterfall
10 1074 (6.68%) Stakeholder Management
11 1017 (6.33%) PRINCE2
12 960 (5.97%) Software Engineering
13 914 (5.69%) User Stories
14 897 (5.58%) SOA
15 896 (5.57%) Unit Testing
16 867 (5.39%) DevOps
17 797 (4.96%) Web Development
18 784 (4.88%) Kanban
19 715 (4.45%) Business Analysis
20 666 (4.14%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 4278 (26.61%) Java
2 3427 (21.32%) JavaScript
3 2720 (16.92%) SQL
4 2668 (16.60%) C#
5 1120 (6.97%) Python
6 1046 (6.51%) Ruby
7 758 (4.71%) PHP
8 466 (2.90%) Scala
9 408 (2.54%) C++
10 403 (2.51%) T-SQL
11 307 (1.91%) Perl
12 287 (1.79%) PL/SQL
13 281 (1.75%) Bash Shell
14 280 (1.74%) C
15 269 (1.67%) Objective-C
16 215 (1.34%) Shell Script
17 176 (1.09%) PowerShell
18 169 (1.05%) VB.NET
19 143 (0.89%) Groovy
20 118 (0.73%) VB
Qualifications
1 1049 (6.52%) Security Cleared
2 968 (6.02%) Degree
3 501 (3.12%) SC Cleared
4 435 (2.71%) ISEB
5 291 (1.81%) DV Cleared
6 200 (1.24%) ISTQB
7 173 (1.08%) PMI Certification
8 118 (0.73%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 117 (0.73%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 106 (0.66%) PMP
11 97 (0.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 65 (0.40%) Microsoft Certification
13 36 (0.22%) Sun Certification
14 25 (0.16%) ITIL Certification
15 23 (0.14%) HND
16 19 (0.12%) BC Cleared
17 18 (0.11%) CISSP
18 17 (0.11%) CTC Cleared
19 16 (0.100%) ISEB Practitioner
19 16 (0.100%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 998 (6.21%) QA
2 104 (0.65%) SLA
3 50 (0.31%) Data Quality
4 45 (0.28%) ISO 9001
5 42 (0.26%) PCI DSS
6 37 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 25 (0.16%) EMIR
8 21 (0.13%) Dodd-Frank
9 19 (0.12%) ISO 9000
10 15 (0.093%) FATCA
11 14 (0.087%) P3O
11 14 (0.087%) ISO 14001
12 13 (0.081%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 12 (0.075%) WAI
14 10 (0.062%) PMBOK
14 10 (0.062%) Basel III
14 10 (0.062%) WCAG
15 9 (0.056%) COBIT
16 7 (0.044%) HL7
16 7 (0.044%) MiFID
System Software
1 221 (1.37%) VMware Infrastructure
2 139 (0.86%) Docker
3 82 (0.51%) Active Directory
4 76 (0.47%) Varnish
5 60 (0.37%) vCloud
6 49 (0.30%) vSphere
6 49 (0.30%) HDFS
7 36 (0.22%) KVM
8 35 (0.22%) Apache Flume
9 33 (0.21%) Hyper-V
10 28 (0.17%) Xen
11 27 (0.17%) QEMU
12 23 (0.14%) Oracle RAC
13 22 (0.14%) VirtualBox
14 17 (0.11%) Firmware
15 11 (0.068%) NFS
15 11 (0.068%) VMware ESXi
15 11 (0.068%) Apache ZooKeeper
16 10 (0.062%) Veritas Cluster Server
17 9 (0.056%) Squid
Systems Management
1 694 (4.32%) Puppet
2 502 (3.12%) Opscode Chef
3 215 (1.34%) Ansible
4 152 (0.95%) HP Quality Center
5 146 (0.91%) Vagrant
6 88 (0.55%) Salt
7 74 (0.46%) Nagios
8 66 (0.41%) ZABBIX
9 44 (0.27%) Kibana
10 35 (0.22%) yum
10 35 (0.22%) StatsD
11 33 (0.21%) Rundeck
12 29 (0.18%) Graphite
13 28 (0.17%) Graylog
14 25 (0.16%) logstash
15 24 (0.15%) HAProxy
15 24 (0.15%) Cobbler
15 24 (0.15%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
15 24 (0.15%) Tivoli
16 21 (0.13%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 1532 (9.53%) Oracle
2 1511 (9.40%) Microsoft
3 329 (2.05%) VMware
4 297 (1.85%) IBM
5 256 (1.59%) SAP
6 228 (1.42%) Google
7 198 (1.23%) Salesforce.com
8 197 (1.23%) Adobe
9 189 (1.18%) Red Hat
10 187 (1.16%) HP
11 168 (1.04%) hybris
12 154 (0.96%) Zend
13 149 (0.93%) Sitecore
14 141 (0.88%) Tableau
15 128 (0.80%) Sybase
16 111 (0.69%) Atlassian
17 99 (0.62%) Apple
18 95 (0.59%) TIBCO
19 88 (0.55%) Informatica
20 82 (0.51%) Business Objects
Bristol, Avon
Reed Technology
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + +
Posted: 15 hours ago
South West
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £0.00 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 15 hours ago
North Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 15 hours ago
West Midlands
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Negotiable on experience
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
PCR
Rate: £400.00 - £415 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Vertical IT
Rate: £3 - £4 per annum + MARKET RATE + COMPETITIVE
Posted: 16 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £600.00 - £700 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Spencer Rose
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Involved Solutions Ltd
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Trust In Soda
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Digital Gurus
Rate: £500 - £600 Per Day
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Engage PSG
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago