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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Agile Software Development
Rank 2 3 4
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +1
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 11858 9947 7985
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 23.88% 18.83% 15.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 28.63% 23.20% 19.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 8427 7050 5648
Median daily rate £450 £438 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 90 39
Median hourly rate £44.00 £40.00 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.80 £30.00 £20.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.59 £47.50 £60.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.65 £40.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+6.62% +10.34%
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
41418 42868 40272
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 83.42% 81.15% 77.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 27632 28487 25583
Median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1049 1180 1121
Median hourly rate £31.50 £32.00 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.56% +36.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.83 £48.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

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 28 September 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 28 September 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 28 September 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 +2 6282 £475 - 1515
South East +2 1610 £425 +6.25% 454
Yorkshire 0 799 £425 +6.25% 210
North West +2 789 £400 -9.09% 332
West Midlands +3 708 £401 +3.35% 156
South West +1 525 £375 - 237
East of England +2 455 £438 +9.37% 247
East Midlands +2 354 £425 +6.25% 115
North East -2 312 £425 -5.55% 39
Midlands -3 24 £500 +8.10% 1
Agile Software Development
UK

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 6605 (29.04%) Scrum
2 6219 (27.34%) Java
3 4984 (21.91%) TDD
4 4925 (21.65%) JavaScript
5 4399 (19.34%) HTML
6 4010 (17.63%) Finance
7 3729 (16.40%) CSS
8 3372 (14.83%) SQL
9 2946 (12.95%) Continuous Integration
10 2886 (12.69%) BDD
11 2755 (12.11%) .NET
12 2735 (12.03%) C#
13 2671 (11.74%) Linux
14 2636 (11.59%) Git (software)
15 2525 (11.10%) DevOps
16 2419 (10.64%) AngularJS
17 2340 (10.29%) Web Services
18 2321 (10.20%) HTML5
19 2177 (9.57%) Jenkins
20 2175 (9.56%) User Experience
21 2169 (9.54%) JIRA
22 2158 (9.49%) Project Management
23 2062 (9.07%) Waterfall
24 1940 (8.53%) Spring
25 1909 (8.39%) Oracle
26 1906 (8.38%) REST
27 1888 (8.30%) Stakeholder Management
28 1880 (8.27%) E-Commerce
29 1866 (8.20%) SQL Server
30 1856 (8.16%) MVC

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
1 913 (4.01%) Confluence
2 708 (3.11%) Apache
3 617 (2.71%) Tomcat
4 579 (2.55%) CMS
5 526 (2.31%) Elasticsearch
6 512 (2.25%) SharePoint
7 386 (1.70%) JBoss
8 352 (1.55%) WebSphere
9 335 (1.47%) Apache Spark
10 284 (1.25%) IIS
11 230 (1.01%) WebLogic
12 214 (0.94%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 212 (0.93%) nginx
14 146 (0.64%) Drupal
15 144 (0.63%) OpenStack
16 131 (0.58%) Mule
17 126 (0.55%) Apache Solr
18 124 (0.55%) Cloud Foundry
19 104 (0.46%) BizTalk Server
20 101 (0.44%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 888 (3.90%) MS Excel
2 341 (1.50%) MS Office
3 251 (1.10%) MS Visio
4 249 (1.09%) MS Project
5 203 (0.89%) Photoshop
6 202 (0.89%) MS PowerPoint
7 105 (0.46%) Adobe Illustrator
8 102 (0.45%) HipChat
9 76 (0.33%) OmniGraffle
10 53 (0.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 40 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
12 28 (0.12%) InVision
13 13 (0.057%) SPSS
14 10 (0.044%) Open Workbench
15 8 (0.035%) Mingle
15 8 (0.035%) PaintShop Pro
16 7 (0.031%) InDesign
17 6 (0.026%) Adobe After Effects
18 5 (0.022%) SketchUp
18 5 (0.022%) Stata
Business Applications
1 327 (1.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 140 (0.62%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 104 (0.46%) Oracle EBS
4 67 (0.29%) Magento
5 61 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
6 34 (0.15%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
6 34 (0.15%) Oracle Applications
7 33 (0.15%) Payment Gateway
8 31 (0.14%) Oracle EBS R12
9 27 (0.12%) Oracle BPM
10 26 (0.11%) Salesforce.com CRM
11 25 (0.11%) Eloqua
12 23 (0.10%) Adobe Campaign
12 23 (0.10%) Oracle Payables
13 15 (0.066%) SAP CRM
13 15 (0.066%) SDL Web 8
14 14 (0.062%) Oracle ERP
15 13 (0.057%) SAP IS-U
16 12 (0.053%) Remedy ITSM
16 12 (0.053%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 1684 (7.40%) Amazon AWS
2 955 (4.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 525 (2.31%) GitHub
4 355 (1.56%) SaaS
5 314 (1.38%) IaaS
6 308 (1.35%) PaaS
7 212 (0.93%) Amazon EC2
8 195 (0.86%) Cloud Computing
9 185 (0.81%) Office 365
10 122 (0.54%) AWS CloudFormation
11 109 (0.48%) Amazon S3
12 77 (0.34%) Google Cloud Platform
13 74 (0.33%) Google Analytics
14 59 (0.26%) Trello
15 53 (0.23%) Google Apps
16 45 (0.20%) Heroku
17 43 (0.19%) Google Play
18 41 (0.18%) Amazon SQS
18 41 (0.18%) OpenShift
19 40 (0.18%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 683 (3.00%) HTTP
2 401 (1.76%) Internet
3 291 (1.28%) DNS
4 242 (1.06%) Firewall
5 210 (0.92%) TCP/IP
6 182 (0.80%) SSL
7 155 (0.68%) Network Security
8 136 (0.60%) LDAP
9 132 (0.58%) SSH
10 105 (0.46%) OpenLDAP
11 104 (0.46%) OpenVPN
12 99 (0.44%) VPN
13 93 (0.41%) Intranet
14 78 (0.34%) LAN
15 75 (0.33%) WAN
16 68 (0.30%) SNMP
17 62 (0.27%) SAN
18 58 (0.26%) Wi-Fi
19 52 (0.23%) DVB
20 46 (0.20%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1866 (8.20%) SQL Server
2 1158 (5.09%) MongoDB
3 989 (4.35%) NoSQL
4 911 (4.01%) MySQL
5 812 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
6 790 (3.47%) Relational Database
7 743 (3.27%) Hadoop
8 681 (2.99%) Big Data
9 595 (2.62%) Data Warehouse
10 342 (1.50%) Apache Cassandra
11 340 (1.49%) Oracle Database
12 320 (1.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 293 (1.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 203 (0.89%) SQL Server 2012
15 190 (0.84%) RDBMS
16 188 (0.83%) Redis
17 180 (0.79%) SQL Server 2008
18 154 (0.68%) Apache Hive
19 152 (0.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
20 131 (0.58%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2636 (11.59%) Git (software)
2 2177 (9.57%) Jenkins
3 2169 (9.54%) JIRA
4 1274 (5.60%) Selenium
5 1141 (5.02%) Maven
6 1037 (4.56%) Cucumber
7 937 (4.12%) JUnit
8 815 (3.58%) Subversion
9 714 (3.14%) Team Foundation Server
10 546 (2.40%) WebDriver
11 477 (2.10%) Visual Studio
12 387 (1.70%) Grunt
13 380 (1.67%) Ant
14 372 (1.64%) TeamCity
15 356 (1.57%) Gradle
16 313 (1.38%) gulp
17 286 (1.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 279 (1.23%) Sonatype Nexus
19 276 (1.21%) Eclipse
19 276 (1.21%) SoapUI
General
1 4010 (17.63%) Finance
2 1844 (8.11%) Banking
3 1216 (5.35%) Retail
4 688 (3.02%) Marketing
5 491 (2.16%) Investment Banking
6 438 (1.93%) Telecoms
7 431 (1.90%) Publishing
8 293 (1.29%) Games
9 292 (1.28%) Front Office
10 289 (1.27%) Legal
11 225 (0.99%) Manufacturing
12 220 (0.97%) Financial Institution
13 207 (0.91%) Advertising
14 167 (0.73%) Back Office
15 160 (0.70%) Electronics
16 156 (0.69%) Law
17 113 (0.50%) Retail Banking
18 84 (0.37%) Automotive
19 74 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
20 54 (0.24%) Billing
Job Titles
1 9140 (40.19%) Developer
2 2900 (12.75%) Analyst
3 2648 (11.64%) Java Developer
4 1886 (8.29%) Business Analyst
5 1638 (7.20%) Project Manager
6 1530 (6.73%) Architect
7 1407 (6.19%) Senior Developer
8 1118 (4.92%) .NET Developer
9 1086 (4.77%) Agile Developer
10 985 (4.33%) JavaScript Developer
11 944 (4.15%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 931 (4.09%) C# Developer
13 921 (4.05%) DevOps Engineer
14 740 (3.25%) Designer
15 605 (2.66%) Tester
16 592 (2.60%) Senior Java Developer
17 591 (2.60%) Agile Java Developer
18 582 (2.56%) Scrum Master
19 570 (2.51%) Test Analyst
20 568 (2.50%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4399 (19.34%) HTML
2 3729 (16.40%) CSS
3 2755 (12.11%) .NET
4 2419 (10.64%) AngularJS
5 2340 (10.29%) Web Services
6 2321 (10.20%) HTML5
7 1940 (8.53%) Spring
8 1906 (8.38%) REST
9 1536 (6.75%) CSS3
10 1474 (6.48%) jQuery
11 1471 (6.47%) XML
12 1462 (6.43%) RESTful
13 1428 (6.28%) Node.js
14 1360 (5.98%) JSON
15 1166 (5.13%) ASP.NET
16 950 (4.18%) SOAP
17 917 (4.03%) J2EE
18 818 (3.60%) React
19 806 (3.54%) Hibernate
20 730 (3.21%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 2175 (9.56%) User Experience
2 1524 (6.70%) Analytical Skills
3 796 (3.50%) Mobile App
4 607 (2.67%) Computer Science
5 364 (1.60%) Enterprise Software
6 349 (1.53%) Management Information System
7 233 (1.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 231 (1.02%) Visualisation
9 221 (0.97%) Public Cloud
10 217 (0.95%) Algorithms
11 213 (0.94%) Virtual Team
12 208 (0.91%) Psychology
13 197 (0.87%) Data Structures
14 183 (0.80%) Social Media
15 180 (0.79%) Data Centre
15 180 (0.79%) Derivative
15 180 (0.79%) iPad
16 172 (0.76%) Fintech
17 171 (0.75%) Fixed Income
18 149 (0.66%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 2671 (11.74%) Linux
2 1108 (4.87%) Windows
3 1039 (4.57%) Unix
4 674 (2.96%) Apple iOS
5 644 (2.83%) Android
6 305 (1.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 293 (1.29%) CentOS
8 226 (0.99%) Windows Server
9 167 (0.73%) Ubuntu
10 113 (0.50%) Mac OS X
11 89 (0.39%) Solaris
12 83 (0.36%) AIX
13 53 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
14 47 (0.21%) Windows Server 2008
15 42 (0.18%) Oracle Linux
16 41 (0.18%) Windows Phone
17 31 (0.14%) VMS
17 31 (0.14%) Windows 10
18 26 (0.11%) Fedora
18 26 (0.11%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6605 (29.04%) Scrum
2 4984 (21.91%) TDD
3 2946 (12.95%) Continuous Integration
4 2886 (12.69%) BDD
5 2525 (11.10%) DevOps
6 2158 (9.49%) Project Management
7 2062 (9.07%) Waterfall
8 1888 (8.30%) Stakeholder Management
9 1880 (8.27%) E-Commerce
10 1856 (8.16%) MVC
11 1780 (7.83%) Open Source
12 1560 (6.86%) OO
13 1556 (6.84%) Software Engineering
14 1550 (6.81%) Kanban
15 1490 (6.55%) User Stories
16 1381 (6.07%) Front End Development
17 1378 (6.06%) SDLC
18 1280 (5.63%) Web Development
19 1145 (5.03%) Continuous Delivery
20 1107 (4.87%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 6219 (27.34%) Java
2 4925 (21.65%) JavaScript
3 3372 (14.83%) SQL
4 2735 (12.03%) C#
5 1707 (7.51%) Python
6 1332 (5.86%) Ruby
7 1270 (5.58%) Scala
8 881 (3.87%) PHP
9 676 (2.97%) C++
10 491 (2.16%) Bash Shell
11 489 (2.15%) Perl
12 470 (2.07%) C
13 407 (1.79%) T-SQL
14 364 (1.60%) PL/SQL
15 360 (1.58%) PowerShell
16 349 (1.53%) Shell Script
17 308 (1.35%) Groovy
18 306 (1.35%) Objective-C
19 206 (0.91%) Apple Swift
20 192 (0.84%) ES6
Qualifications
1 1763 (7.75%) Security Cleared
2 1416 (6.23%) Degree
3 1097 (4.82%) SC Cleared
4 498 (2.19%) ISEB
5 319 (1.40%) BPSS Clearance
6 310 (1.36%) DV Cleared
7 301 (1.32%) ISTQB
8 149 (0.66%) PMP
9 121 (0.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 117 (0.51%) PMI Certification
11 115 (0.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 91 (0.40%) CISSP
13 85 (0.37%) Microsoft Certification
14 76 (0.33%) ITIL Certification
15 71 (0.31%) CTC Cleared
15 71 (0.31%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 48 (0.21%) BC Cleared
17 44 (0.19%) CLAS
18 42 (0.18%) APMP
19 32 (0.14%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1463 (6.43%) QA
2 246 (1.08%) Disclosure Scotland
3 140 (0.62%) Data Quality
4 124 (0.55%) SDET
5 82 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 76 (0.33%) SLA
7 70 (0.31%) PCI DSS
8 61 (0.27%) WAI
9 59 (0.26%) MiFID
10 49 (0.22%) WCAG
11 36 (0.16%) ISO 9001
12 32 (0.14%) FATCA
13 20 (0.088%) HL7
13 20 (0.088%) SEPA
14 17 (0.075%) COBIT
15 16 (0.070%) Solvency II
16 12 (0.053%) EMIR
16 12 (0.053%) ISO 14001
16 12 (0.053%) Sarbanes-Oxley
17 11 (0.048%) TickIT
System Software
1 1045 (4.59%) Docker
2 252 (1.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 242 (1.06%) Active Directory
4 170 (0.75%) Virtual Machines
5 133 (0.58%) vCloud
6 110 (0.48%) Squid
7 107 (0.47%) Postfix
8 81 (0.36%) Xen
9 76 (0.33%) Hyper-V
10 63 (0.28%) vSphere
11 60 (0.26%) HDFS
12 54 (0.24%) KVM
13 52 (0.23%) Apache Flume
14 33 (0.15%) NFS
14 33 (0.15%) VMware ESXi
15 28 (0.12%) Varnish
16 23 (0.10%) iptables
16 23 (0.10%) Oracle RAC
17 21 (0.092%) Apache ZooKeeper
18 20 (0.088%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1308 (5.75%) Puppet
2 789 (3.47%) Opscode Chef
3 704 (3.10%) Ansible
4 270 (1.19%) Kubernetes
5 249 (1.09%) Terraform
6 206 (0.91%) logstash
7 196 (0.86%) Kibana
8 176 (0.77%) HP Quality Center
9 175 (0.77%) ZABBIX
10 120 (0.53%) Rancher
11 115 (0.51%) Nagios
12 65 (0.29%) Graphite
13 64 (0.28%) Salt
14 56 (0.25%) SCCM
15 54 (0.24%) Packer
16 50 (0.22%) HAProxy
17 41 (0.18%) Grafana
18 40 (0.18%) SCOM
19 34 (0.15%) Mesos
20 33 (0.15%) yum
Vendors
1 1909 (8.39%) Oracle
2 1780 (7.83%) Microsoft
3 499 (2.19%) VMware
4 451 (1.98%) Atlassian
5 403 (1.77%) Google
6 397 (1.75%) SAP
7 386 (1.70%) IBM
8 366 (1.61%) Adobe
9 317 (1.39%) Red Hat
10 268 (1.18%) HP
11 253 (1.11%) Salesforce.com
12 191 (0.84%) hybris
13 181 (0.80%) ServiceNow
13 181 (0.80%) Sitecore
14 149 (0.66%) Apple
14 149 (0.66%) Splunk
15 141 (0.62%) MuleSoft
16 136 (0.60%) Tableau
17 126 (0.55%) Pega
18 120 (0.53%) Sonatype
Central London / West End
Energon People
Rate: £375 - £475 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
Central London / West End
Energon People
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Tiro Partners
Rate: £425 - £475 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 15 hours ago
Barnet, Hertfordshire
Tiro Partners
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Lennon Wright
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Venturi
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
TEKsystems
Rate: £200 - £250 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Rate: From £400 to £600 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Arrows Group
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
South East
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £300 - £350 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bromley, Kent
Hatstand Limited
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Posted: 18 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Arrows Group
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 to £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £375 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £595 - £645 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Preferred Choice
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Westbourne Partners
Rate: From £300 to £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Arrows Group
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £340 - £370 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Worcestershire
Oscar
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Arden Resourcing Limited
Rate: £450 - £475 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £500 - £550 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago