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 27 July 2016 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Agile Software Development
Rank 2 4 4
Rank change year-on-year
+2 0
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 11157 9211 7580
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 22.36% 17.82% 15.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 26.93% 22.28% 19.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 8054 6571 5400
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £399 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.51% +6.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 61 47
Median hourly rate £44.25 £38.77 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.13% +10.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.86 £24.00 £24.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.31 £46.00 £59.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.50% +11.11%
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
41433 41340 38406
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 83.05% 79.98% 78.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 27617 27390 24287
Median daily rate £448 £420 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.54% +4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 956 1081 1104
Median hourly rate £28.50 £27.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.63% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.50 £52.19 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £26.98
% change year-on-year
- +11.21%

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 27 July 2016.

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 27 July 2016.

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 27 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 5812 £475 +5.55% 1596
South East +3 1534 £425 +6.25% 502
Yorkshire +3 800 £425 +21.42% 226
North West +2 797 £425 +6.25% 301
West Midlands +3 713 £415 +10.66% 154
South West 0 516 £400 - 233
East of England +1 483 £425 +6.25% 173
East Midlands +2 281 £425 +13.33% 112
North East -13 189 £425 -1.16% 49
Midlands +1 27 £475 +5.55% 5
Agile Software Development
UK

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 July 2016, 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 6229 (28.06%) Scrum
2 6225 (28.05%) Java
3 4860 (21.90%) JavaScript
4 4847 (21.84%) TDD
5 4298 (19.36%) HTML
6 4011 (18.07%) Finance
7 3647 (16.43%) CSS
8 3314 (14.93%) SQL
9 2735 (12.32%) .NET
10 2725 (12.28%) Continuous Integration
11 2645 (11.92%) C#
12 2619 (11.80%) BDD
13 2525 (11.38%) Linux
14 2454 (11.06%) Git (software)
15 2287 (10.30%) Web Services
16 2264 (10.20%) Project Management
17 2232 (10.06%) HTML5
18 2220 (10.00%) DevOps
19 2171 (9.78%) AngularJS
20 2053 (9.25%) User Experience
21 2035 (9.17%) Waterfall
22 1969 (8.87%) JIRA
23 1952 (8.79%) Oracle
24 1929 (8.69%) Spring
25 1893 (8.53%) Jenkins
26 1867 (8.41%) SQL Server
27 1857 (8.37%) REST
28 1806 (8.14%) E-Commerce
29 1804 (8.13%) MVC
30 1802 (8.12%) Microsoft

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
1 781 (3.52%) Confluence
2 631 (2.84%) Apache
3 613 (2.76%) CMS
4 572 (2.58%) Tomcat
5 502 (2.26%) SharePoint
6 381 (1.72%) JBoss
7 373 (1.68%) Elasticsearch
8 346 (1.56%) WebSphere
9 281 (1.27%) Apache Spark
10 251 (1.13%) IIS
11 219 (0.99%) WebLogic
12 188 (0.85%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 181 (0.82%) OpenStack
14 169 (0.76%) nginx
15 128 (0.58%) Mule
16 124 (0.56%) Drupal
17 107 (0.48%) Sitecore CMS
18 103 (0.46%) Apache Solr
19 102 (0.46%) Jetty
20 97 (0.44%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 864 (3.89%) MS Excel
2 354 (1.59%) MS Office
3 285 (1.28%) MS Project
4 260 (1.17%) MS Visio
5 186 (0.84%) Photoshop
6 162 (0.73%) MS PowerPoint
7 101 (0.46%) Adobe Illustrator
8 69 (0.31%) OmniGraffle
9 49 (0.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 49 (0.22%) HipChat
10 29 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
11 25 (0.11%) InVision
12 18 (0.081%) SPSS
13 12 (0.054%) Stata
14 9 (0.041%) Mingle
15 7 (0.032%) Open Workbench
16 6 (0.027%) Adobe After Effects
16 6 (0.027%) Fireworks
16 6 (0.027%) InDesign
16 6 (0.027%) UserZoom
Business Applications
1 344 (1.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 153 (0.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 78 (0.35%) Payment Gateway
4 76 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
5 69 (0.31%) Magento
6 42 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
7 30 (0.14%) Oracle EBS R12
8 29 (0.13%) Eloqua
9 24 (0.11%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 22 (0.099%) Oracle BPM
10 22 (0.099%) Oracle Payables
11 20 (0.090%) Oracle Applications
12 19 (0.086%) Adobe Campaign
12 19 (0.086%) Oracle ERP
12 19 (0.086%) Oracle Receivables
13 18 (0.081%) Oracle Assets
14 16 (0.072%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
14 16 (0.072%) SDL Web 8
15 13 (0.059%) SAP CRM
15 13 (0.059%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 1430 (6.44%) Amazon AWS
2 831 (3.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 421 (1.90%) GitHub
4 319 (1.44%) SaaS
5 278 (1.25%) IaaS
6 256 (1.15%) PaaS
7 207 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
8 171 (0.77%) Amazon EC2
9 166 (0.75%) Office 365
10 100 (0.45%) AWS CloudFormation
11 99 (0.45%) Amazon S3
12 86 (0.39%) Google Cloud Platform
13 76 (0.34%) Google Analytics
14 57 (0.26%) Azure Active Directory
15 51 (0.23%) Trello
16 50 (0.23%) Google Apps
17 47 (0.21%) Heroku
18 46 (0.21%) Google Play
19 33 (0.15%) Force.com
19 33 (0.15%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 729 (3.28%) HTTP
2 389 (1.75%) Internet
3 270 (1.22%) DNS
4 204 (0.92%) TCP/IP
5 187 (0.84%) Firewall
6 169 (0.76%) SSL
7 154 (0.69%) Network Security
8 121 (0.55%) LDAP
9 93 (0.42%) SAN
10 89 (0.40%) VPN
11 84 (0.38%) SSH
12 80 (0.36%) LAN
13 77 (0.35%) WAN
14 76 (0.34%) Intranet
15 59 (0.27%) SNMP
16 57 (0.26%) DVB
17 53 (0.24%) OpenLDAP
18 50 (0.23%) Wi-Fi
19 47 (0.21%) OpenVPN
20 45 (0.20%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1867 (8.41%) SQL Server
2 1154 (5.20%) MongoDB
3 936 (4.22%) NoSQL
4 861 (3.88%) MySQL
5 818 (3.69%) Relational Database
6 686 (3.09%) PostgreSQL
7 621 (2.80%) Hadoop
8 577 (2.60%) Data Warehouse
9 560 (2.52%) Big Data
10 376 (1.69%) Apache Cassandra
11 334 (1.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 325 (1.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 305 (1.37%) Oracle Database
14 213 (0.96%) RDBMS
15 193 (0.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 191 (0.86%) Redis
17 183 (0.82%) SQL Server 2008
17 183 (0.82%) SQL Server 2012
18 149 (0.67%) Apache Hive
19 146 (0.66%) HBase
Development Applications
1 2454 (11.06%) Git (software)
2 1969 (8.87%) JIRA
3 1893 (8.53%) Jenkins
4 1139 (5.13%) Selenium
5 1062 (4.78%) Maven
6 901 (4.06%) Cucumber
7 894 (4.03%) JUnit
8 890 (4.01%) Subversion
9 676 (3.05%) Team Foundation Server
10 475 (2.14%) WebDriver
11 443 (2.00%) Visual Studio
12 406 (1.83%) Grunt
13 325 (1.46%) TeamCity
14 322 (1.45%) Ant
15 321 (1.45%) gulp
16 317 (1.43%) Gradle
17 296 (1.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 288 (1.30%) Mockito
19 258 (1.16%) Eclipse
20 247 (1.11%) SpecFlow
General
1 4011 (18.07%) Finance
2 1783 (8.03%) Banking
3 1144 (5.15%) Retail
4 694 (3.13%) Marketing
5 514 (2.32%) Telecoms
6 477 (2.15%) Investment Banking
7 390 (1.76%) Publishing
8 306 (1.38%) Games
9 300 (1.35%) Front Office
10 271 (1.22%) Legal
11 224 (1.01%) Manufacturing
12 204 (0.92%) Financial Institution
13 178 (0.80%) Law
14 177 (0.80%) Electronics
15 171 (0.77%) Advertising
15 171 (0.77%) Back Office
16 105 (0.47%) Retail Banking
17 80 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
18 78 (0.35%) Automotive
19 70 (0.32%) Billing
Job Titles
1 8955 (40.35%) Developer
2 2845 (12.82%) Analyst
3 2666 (12.01%) Java Developer
4 1794 (8.08%) Project Manager
5 1781 (8.02%) Business Analyst
6 1537 (6.92%) Architect
7 1384 (6.24%) Senior Developer
8 1148 (5.17%) Agile Developer
9 1070 (4.82%) .NET Developer
10 1018 (4.59%) JavaScript Developer
11 942 (4.24%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 916 (4.13%) C# Developer
13 827 (3.73%) DevOps Engineer
14 662 (2.98%) Designer
15 649 (2.92%) Agile Java Developer
16 604 (2.72%) Test Analyst
17 597 (2.69%) Senior Java Developer
18 559 (2.52%) Scrum Master
19 544 (2.45%) C# .NET Developer
20 528 (2.38%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4298 (19.36%) HTML
2 3647 (16.43%) CSS
3 2735 (12.32%) .NET
4 2287 (10.30%) Web Services
5 2232 (10.06%) HTML5
6 2171 (9.78%) AngularJS
7 1929 (8.69%) Spring
8 1857 (8.37%) REST
9 1478 (6.66%) CSS3
10 1409 (6.35%) XML
11 1376 (6.20%) jQuery
12 1370 (6.17%) Node.js
13 1362 (6.14%) RESTful
14 1131 (5.10%) ASP.NET
15 1123 (5.06%) JSON
16 974 (4.39%) J2EE
17 933 (4.20%) SOAP
18 880 (3.96%) Hibernate
19 702 (3.16%) React
20 675 (3.04%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 2053 (9.25%) User Experience
2 1375 (6.20%) Analytical Skills
3 929 (4.19%) Mobile App
4 537 (2.42%) Computer Science
5 385 (1.73%) Enterprise Software
6 351 (1.58%) Management Information System
7 249 (1.12%) Visualisation
8 223 (1.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 220 (0.99%) Psychology
10 215 (0.97%) iPad
11 205 (0.92%) Data Centre
12 202 (0.91%) Derivative
13 198 (0.89%) Algorithms
14 167 (0.75%) Virtual Team
15 163 (0.73%) Data Structures
15 163 (0.73%) Fixed Income
16 156 (0.70%) Public Cloud
17 152 (0.68%) Social Media
18 150 (0.68%) Fintech
19 149 (0.67%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 2525 (11.38%) Linux
2 1111 (5.01%) Unix
3 1091 (4.92%) Windows
4 613 (2.76%) Apple iOS
5 605 (2.73%) Android
6 277 (1.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 240 (1.08%) CentOS
8 226 (1.02%) Windows Server
9 149 (0.67%) Mac OS X
10 133 (0.60%) Ubuntu
11 77 (0.35%) Solaris
12 74 (0.33%) Windows Server 2012
13 72 (0.32%) AIX
14 51 (0.23%) VMS
14 51 (0.23%) Windows Server 2008
15 37 (0.17%) Windows 10
16 36 (0.16%) Oracle Linux
17 34 (0.15%) Windows Phone
18 30 (0.14%) SUSE
19 28 (0.13%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6229 (28.06%) Scrum
2 4847 (21.84%) TDD
3 2725 (12.28%) Continuous Integration
4 2619 (11.80%) BDD
5 2264 (10.20%) Project Management
6 2220 (10.00%) DevOps
7 2035 (9.17%) Waterfall
8 1806 (8.14%) E-Commerce
9 1804 (8.13%) MVC
10 1760 (7.93%) Stakeholder Management
11 1698 (7.65%) Open Source
12 1558 (7.02%) OO
13 1476 (6.65%) Software Engineering
14 1461 (6.58%) SDLC
15 1383 (6.23%) User Stories
16 1340 (6.04%) Kanban
17 1311 (5.91%) Front End Development
18 1251 (5.64%) Web Development
19 1197 (5.39%) PRINCE2
20 1022 (4.60%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 6225 (28.05%) Java
2 4860 (21.90%) JavaScript
3 3314 (14.93%) SQL
4 2645 (11.92%) C#
5 1591 (7.17%) Python
6 1274 (5.74%) Ruby
7 1143 (5.15%) Scala
8 772 (3.48%) PHP
9 678 (3.05%) C++
10 447 (2.01%) C
11 431 (1.94%) Perl
12 428 (1.93%) T-SQL
13 423 (1.91%) Bash Shell
14 392 (1.77%) PL/SQL
15 363 (1.64%) PowerShell
16 322 (1.45%) Groovy
17 290 (1.31%) Shell Script
18 263 (1.18%) Objective-C
19 172 (0.77%) ES6
20 150 (0.68%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 1781 (8.02%) Security Cleared
2 1321 (5.95%) Degree
3 1074 (4.84%) SC Cleared
4 515 (2.32%) ISEB
5 329 (1.48%) ISTQB
6 324 (1.46%) DV Cleared
7 275 (1.24%) BPSS Clearance
8 147 (0.66%) PMP
9 141 (0.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 119 (0.54%) PMI Certification
11 114 (0.51%) CISSP
12 112 (0.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 111 (0.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 77 (0.35%) Microsoft Certification
15 75 (0.34%) ITIL Certification
16 57 (0.26%) CLAS
17 50 (0.23%) CTC Cleared
18 46 (0.21%) APMP
19 44 (0.20%) BC Cleared
20 43 (0.19%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1264 (5.69%) QA
2 254 (1.14%) Disclosure Scotland
3 141 (0.64%) Data Quality
4 111 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 80 (0.36%) SLA
6 72 (0.32%) SDET
7 59 (0.27%) MiFID
8 50 (0.23%) WAI
9 46 (0.21%) ISO 9001
10 44 (0.20%) PCI DSS
11 34 (0.15%) WCAG
12 28 (0.13%) COBIT
13 25 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 22 (0.099%) HL7
14 22 (0.099%) TickIT
15 19 (0.086%) FATCA
16 16 (0.072%) EMIR
17 15 (0.068%) Solvency II
18 13 (0.059%) RMADS
19 12 (0.054%) SEPA
System Software
1 860 (3.87%) Docker
2 252 (1.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 217 (0.98%) Active Directory
4 131 (0.59%) Virtual Machines
5 89 (0.40%) vSphere
6 80 (0.36%) Hyper-V
7 75 (0.34%) Xen
8 73 (0.33%) vCloud
9 60 (0.27%) KVM
10 55 (0.25%) Postfix
11 53 (0.24%) HDFS
11 53 (0.24%) Squid
12 46 (0.21%) Apache Flume
13 36 (0.16%) NFS
14 35 (0.16%) Varnish
15 33 (0.15%) VMware ESX
16 31 (0.14%) Oracle RAC
17 22 (0.099%) VMware ESXi
18 21 (0.095%) Apache ZooKeeper
19 20 (0.090%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 1235 (5.56%) Puppet
2 715 (3.22%) Opscode Chef
3 573 (2.58%) Ansible
4 191 (0.86%) Kubernetes
5 177 (0.80%) HP Quality Center
6 165 (0.74%) Terraform
7 156 (0.70%) logstash
8 131 (0.59%) Kibana
9 129 (0.58%) Nagios
10 106 (0.48%) ZABBIX
11 84 (0.38%) Graphite
12 62 (0.28%) Salt
13 60 (0.27%) SCCM
14 57 (0.26%) SCOM
15 49 (0.22%) Grafana
15 49 (0.22%) Packer
16 48 (0.22%) Rancher
17 40 (0.18%) Mesos
18 38 (0.17%) Icinga
19 37 (0.17%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 1952 (8.79%) Oracle
2 1802 (8.12%) Microsoft
3 463 (2.09%) SAP
4 449 (2.02%) VMware
5 436 (1.96%) Google
6 391 (1.76%) IBM
7 351 (1.58%) Atlassian
8 339 (1.53%) Red Hat
9 334 (1.50%) Adobe
10 301 (1.36%) Salesforce.com
11 294 (1.32%) HP
12 200 (0.90%) Sitecore
13 179 (0.81%) ServiceNow
14 171 (0.77%) hybris
15 159 (0.72%) Splunk
16 151 (0.68%) Apple
16 151 (0.68%) Tableau
17 150 (0.68%) Pega
18 136 (0.61%) Informatica
19 129 (0.58%) ATG
South East London
Salt
Rate: £450.00 - £475.00 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
West London
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 4 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Rate: £500 - 550 per year
Posted: 5 hours ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 46 minutes ago
London
IntaPeople
Rate: £350 - £400 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £450 - £525 per day + DOE
Posted: 4 hours ago
West London
Client Server
Rate: £350 to £400 p/day
Posted: 5 hours ago
Cheshire
Oscar
Rate: £425 per day
Posted: 50 minutes ago
London
Hydrogen
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Oscar
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
South West
People Source Consulting
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
Central London / West End
Gamesys
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £525 - £550 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
Cheshire
Venturi
Rate: £38 - £40 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 39 minutes ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
Sanderson
Rate: £325 - £360 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Rate: £240 - £275 Per Day pls send cv
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Rate: £240 - £275 Per Day Please Send CV
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Hainton Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + Generous Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £400 - £500 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Energon People
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
Central London / West End
Energon People
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago