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 September 2014 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 4 5 7
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +2
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 8053 6632 6234
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 15.35% 13.74% 11.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 20.67% 18.45% 16.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 5679 4637 4166
Average daily rate
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£413 £400 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £560 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 65 71
Average hourly rate £34.00 £42.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.04% +12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.77 £23.13 £22.39
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.60 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £41.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-11.58% +9.33%
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
38954 35940 38894
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.26% 74.48% 72.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 24704 22658 22956
Average daily rate £413 £402 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.54% +0.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1103 1007 1440
Average hourly rate £23.50 £29.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.96% -9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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 September 2014.

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 September 2014.

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 September 2014. 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 +2 4677 £438 -1.68% 1306
South East -1 1088 £378 +0.66% 448
South West +6 492 £378 +16.15% 199
East of England +1 486 £400 - 199
North West +2 389 £360 +10.76% 278
Yorkshire +4 328 £340 +5.42% 224
West Midlands +3 233 £350 +6.06% 121
East Midlands +2 175 £425 +30.76% 93
North East +15 152 £375 - 57
Midlands +18 33 £350 -30.00% 1
Agile Software Development
UK

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 4729 (30.38%) Scrum
2 3802 (24.43%) TDD
3 3726 (23.94%) Java
4 3319 (21.32%) HTML
5 3208 (20.61%) JavaScript
6 2839 (18.24%) .NET
7 2752 (17.68%) C#
8 2748 (17.65%) CSS
9 2675 (17.19%) Finance
10 2626 (16.87%) SQL
11 2016 (12.95%) MVC
12 1954 (12.55%) BDD
13 1874 (12.04%) Web Services
14 1863 (11.97%) OO
15 1700 (10.92%) SQL Server
16 1693 (10.88%) HTML5
17 1656 (10.64%) Continuous Integration
18 1651 (10.61%) E-Commerce
19 1617 (10.39%) Project Management
20 1561 (10.03%) Linux
21 1540 (9.89%) jQuery
22 1465 (9.41%) XML
23 1415 (9.09%) Oracle
24 1375 (8.83%) Microsoft
25 1359 (8.73%) ASP.NET
26 1242 (7.98%) Waterfall
27 1235 (7.93%) Banking
28 1168 (7.50%) QA
29 1166 (7.49%) Git (software)
30 1130 (7.26%) User Experience

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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
1 555 (3.57%) Apache
2 548 (3.52%) CMS
3 528 (3.39%) SharePoint
4 446 (2.87%) Node.js
5 418 (2.69%) Tomcat
6 210 (1.35%) IIS
7 202 (1.30%) Confluence
8 200 (1.28%) WebSphere
9 171 (1.10%) WebLogic
10 162 (1.04%) SharePoint 2010
11 150 (0.96%) Drupal
12 137 (0.88%) SharePoint 2013
13 124 (0.80%) BizTalk Server
14 93 (0.60%) Sitecore CMS
15 91 (0.58%) Apache Solr
16 86 (0.55%) Umbraco
17 83 (0.53%) Elasticsearch
18 73 (0.47%) Adobe CQ
19 63 (0.40%) nginx
20 54 (0.35%) WordPress
Applications
1 693 (4.45%) MS Excel
2 314 (2.02%) MS Project
3 249 (1.60%) MS Office
4 226 (1.45%) MS Visio
5 216 (1.39%) Photoshop
6 134 (0.86%) MS PowerPoint
7 126 (0.81%) Adobe Illustrator
8 45 (0.29%) OmniGraffle
9 31 (0.20%) Fireworks
9 31 (0.20%) PowerPivot
10 28 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
11 19 (0.12%) InfoPath
12 12 (0.077%) SPSS
13 6 (0.039%) Adobe After Effects
14 4 (0.026%) InDesign
15 3 (0.019%) Mingle
16 2 (0.013%) Stata
17 1 (0.006%) Niku Workbench
17 1 (0.006%) Maya
17 1 (0.006%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 217 (1.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 65 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 51 (0.33%) RMDS
4 47 (0.30%) Magento
5 45 (0.29%) Oracle BPM
6 39 (0.25%) Google Analytics
7 33 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
8 29 (0.19%) Agresso
9 26 (0.17%) Oracle General Ledger
10 22 (0.14%) Oracle Applications
11 19 (0.12%) ION MarketView
11 19 (0.12%) Oracle Payables
11 19 (0.12%) Oracle Receivables
11 19 (0.12%) Oracle Assets
12 18 (0.12%) Cognos TM1
13 16 (0.10%) Summit
14 15 (0.096%) Dynamics NAV
15 13 (0.084%) WebTrends
16 11 (0.071%) SAP FI/CO
16 11 (0.071%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 274 (1.76%) Amazon AWS
2 246 (1.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 154 (0.99%) SaaS
4 106 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
5 101 (0.65%) PaaS
6 95 (0.61%) Amazon EC2
7 93 (0.60%) GitHub
8 73 (0.47%) Office 365
9 63 (0.40%) Amazon S3
10 59 (0.38%) Force.com
11 57 (0.37%) IaaS
12 27 (0.17%) Heroku
13 17 (0.11%) Amazon SQS
13 17 (0.11%) Google Apps
14 13 (0.084%) Amazon ELB
15 9 (0.058%) ElastiCache
15 9 (0.058%) Amazon ElastiCache
16 8 (0.051%) Google App Engine
17 7 (0.045%) Amazon EMR
18 5 (0.032%) Joyent
Communications & Networking
1 357 (2.29%) HTTP
2 352 (2.26%) Internet
3 120 (0.77%) Intranet
4 116 (0.75%) DNS
5 115 (0.74%) TCP/IP
6 100 (0.64%) SSL
7 81 (0.52%) Firewall
8 52 (0.33%) LDAP
9 50 (0.32%) SAN
10 37 (0.24%) VPN
11 36 (0.23%) WAN
12 35 (0.22%) LAN
13 27 (0.17%) FTP
14 25 (0.16%) HTTPS
15 23 (0.15%) VoIP
15 23 (0.15%) SSH
16 21 (0.13%) Extranet
17 19 (0.12%) Wi-Fi
17 19 (0.12%) Wireshark
17 19 (0.12%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1700 (10.92%) SQL Server
2 850 (5.46%) MySQL
3 533 (3.42%) Relational Database
4 501 (3.22%) NoSQL
5 444 (2.85%) MongoDB
6 437 (2.81%) Data Warehouse
7 434 (2.79%) SQL Server 2008
8 302 (1.94%) Oracle Database
9 291 (1.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 282 (1.81%) Big Data
11 267 (1.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 204 (1.31%) RDBMS
13 196 (1.26%) PostgreSQL
13 196 (1.26%) Apache Cassandra
14 162 (1.04%) Hadoop
15 154 (0.99%) SQL Server 2012
16 141 (0.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 123 (0.79%) Redis
18 116 (0.75%) Oracle Database 11g
19 110 (0.71%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1166 (7.49%) Git (software)
2 939 (6.03%) Selenium
3 845 (5.43%) JIRA
4 784 (5.04%) Jenkins
5 753 (4.84%) Cucumber
6 744 (4.78%) Subversion
7 617 (3.96%) Team Foundation Server
8 616 (3.96%) Visual Studio
9 607 (3.90%) Maven
10 445 (2.86%) JUnit
11 365 (2.35%) WebDriver
12 268 (1.72%) Eclipse
13 246 (1.58%) TeamCity
14 245 (1.57%) NUnit
15 227 (1.46%) Ant
16 217 (1.39%) SpecFlow
17 213 (1.37%) Jasmine
18 208 (1.34%) Hudson
19 147 (0.94%) SoapUI
20 134 (0.86%) PHPUnit
General
1 2675 (17.19%) Finance
2 1235 (7.93%) Banking
3 808 (5.19%) Retail
4 590 (3.79%) Investment Banking
5 465 (2.99%) Marketing
6 446 (2.87%) Front Office
7 371 (2.38%) Telecoms
8 325 (2.09%) Publishing
9 293 (1.88%) Games
10 216 (1.39%) Legal
11 209 (1.34%) Back Office
12 185 (1.19%) Advertising
13 150 (0.96%) Manufacturing
14 108 (0.69%) Financial Institution
15 83 (0.53%) Electronics
16 70 (0.45%) Automotive
17 54 (0.35%) Law
18 46 (0.30%) Billing
18 46 (0.30%) Retail Banking
19 41 (0.26%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 6809 (43.75%) Developer
2 2413 (15.50%) Analyst
3 1523 (9.78%) Business Analyst
4 1387 (8.91%) Project Manager
5 1318 (8.47%) Java Developer
6 1071 (6.88%) .NET Developer
7 797 (5.12%) Senior Developer
8 711 (4.57%) Architect
9 684 (4.39%) C# Developer
10 529 (3.40%) Test Analyst
11 524 (3.37%) Tester
12 505 (3.24%) Agile Business Analyst
13 504 (3.24%) Front-End Developer
14 483 (3.10%) Web Developer
15 446 (2.87%) Designer
16 434 (2.79%) PHP Developer
17 383 (2.46%) C# .NET Developer
18 367 (2.36%) ScrumMaster
19 339 (2.18%) Software Engineer
20 337 (2.17%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3319 (21.32%) HTML
2 2839 (18.24%) .NET
3 2748 (17.65%) CSS
4 1874 (12.04%) Web Services
5 1693 (10.88%) HTML5
6 1540 (9.89%) jQuery
7 1465 (9.41%) XML
8 1359 (8.73%) ASP.NET
9 1125 (7.23%) CSS3
10 1073 (6.89%) Spring
11 791 (5.08%) AngularJS
12 790 (5.08%) ASP.NET MVC
13 783 (5.03%) WCF
14 782 (5.02%) RESTful
15 758 (4.87%) Ajax
16 754 (4.84%) REST
17 705 (4.53%) J2EE
18 671 (4.31%) JSON
19 658 (4.23%) .NET Framework
20 646 (4.15%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1130 (7.26%) User Experience
2 947 (6.08%) Open Source
3 887 (5.70%) Analytical Skills
4 742 (4.77%) Mobile App
5 442 (2.84%) Computer Science
6 268 (1.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 230 (1.48%) Enterprise Software
8 227 (1.46%) Management Information System
9 203 (1.30%) Derivative
10 200 (1.28%) Social Media
11 198 (1.27%) iPad
12 197 (1.27%) Fixed Income
13 182 (1.17%) Digital Media
14 163 (1.05%) iPhone
15 162 (1.04%) Visualisation
16 145 (0.93%) Data Integration
17 113 (0.73%) Credit Risk
17 113 (0.73%) N-Tier
18 95 (0.61%) Client/Server
19 93 (0.60%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 1561 (10.03%) Linux
2 805 (5.17%) Windows
3 790 (5.08%) UNIX
4 621 (3.99%) Apple iOS
5 526 (3.38%) Android
6 161 (1.03%) CentOS
7 101 (0.65%) Solaris
8 89 (0.57%) Windows Server 2008
9 84 (0.54%) Ubuntu
10 80 (0.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 80 (0.51%) Mac OS X
11 69 (0.44%) Windows Server 2012
12 46 (0.30%) Windows 7
13 34 (0.22%) AIX
14 33 (0.21%) Windows Phone
15 31 (0.20%) Windows Server 2003
16 30 (0.19%) Windows 8
17 29 (0.19%) Oracle Linux
18 28 (0.18%) Windows Mobile
19 23 (0.15%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4729 (30.38%) Scrum
2 3802 (24.43%) TDD
3 2016 (12.95%) MVC
4 1954 (12.55%) BDD
5 1863 (11.97%) OO
6 1656 (10.64%) Continuous Integration
7 1651 (10.61%) E-Commerce
8 1617 (10.39%) Project Management
9 1242 (7.98%) Waterfall
10 1016 (6.53%) PRINCE2
11 962 (6.18%) User Stories
12 912 (5.86%) Unit Testing
13 890 (5.72%) Software Engineering
14 848 (5.45%) Stakeholder Management
15 828 (5.32%) Web Development
16 805 (5.17%) Business Analysis
17 764 (4.91%) Kanban
18 681 (4.38%) DevOps
19 667 (4.29%) SOA
20 613 (3.94%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 3726 (23.94%) Java
2 3208 (20.61%) JavaScript
3 2752 (17.68%) C#
4 2626 (16.87%) SQL
5 1026 (6.59%) PHP
6 995 (6.39%) Ruby
7 839 (5.39%) Python
8 461 (2.96%) Scala
9 455 (2.92%) C++
10 364 (2.34%) T-SQL
11 281 (1.81%) Perl
12 273 (1.75%) PL/SQL
13 260 (1.67%) C
14 234 (1.50%) Objective-C
15 178 (1.14%) Groovy
16 150 (0.96%) Bash Shell
17 149 (0.96%) PHP5
18 141 (0.91%) VB.NET
18 141 (0.91%) Shell Script
19 139 (0.89%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1045 (6.71%) Degree
2 742 (4.77%) Security Cleared
3 472 (3.03%) SC Cleared
4 461 (2.96%) ISEB
5 250 (1.61%) ISTQB
6 146 (0.94%) PMI Certification
7 139 (0.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 129 (0.83%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 125 (0.80%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 81 (0.52%) DV Cleared
11 75 (0.48%) PMP
12 59 (0.38%) Microsoft Certification
13 37 (0.24%) BC Cleared
14 36 (0.23%) ITIL Certification
15 24 (0.15%) CTC Cleared
15 24 (0.15%) APMP
16 22 (0.14%) CISSP
17 21 (0.13%) MCITP
18 19 (0.12%) Sun Certification
19 16 (0.10%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1168 (7.50%) QA
2 66 (0.42%) ISO 9001
3 45 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 43 (0.28%) SLA
5 33 (0.21%) PCI DSS
6 28 (0.18%) COBIT
7 27 (0.17%) Data Quality
8 26 (0.17%) EMIR
9 23 (0.15%) Dodd-Frank
10 18 (0.12%) Basel III
11 16 (0.10%) ISO 14001
12 14 (0.090%) HL7
13 13 (0.084%) WAI
14 12 (0.077%) Solvency II
14 12 (0.077%) P3O
15 11 (0.071%) WCAG
15 11 (0.071%) Sarbanes-Oxley
16 8 (0.051%) ISO 9000
16 8 (0.051%) FATCA
17 5 (0.032%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 150 (0.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 89 (0.57%) Active Directory
3 46 (0.30%) vCloud
4 34 (0.22%) Oracle RAC
5 25 (0.16%) Varnish
6 24 (0.15%) vSphere
7 21 (0.13%) XenServer
8 15 (0.096%) Hyper-V
8 15 (0.096%) VMware ESX
9 14 (0.090%) Xen
10 13 (0.084%) NFS
11 12 (0.077%) VirtualBox
11 12 (0.077%) Docker
12 9 (0.058%) VMware ESXi
13 8 (0.051%) Samba
13 8 (0.051%) KVM
14 6 (0.039%) HDFS
15 5 (0.032%) Forefront TMG
16 4 (0.026%) Apache Flume
17 3 (0.019%) Cygwin
Systems Management
1 488 (3.14%) Puppet
2 363 (2.33%) Opscode Chef
3 184 (1.18%) HP Quality Center
4 100 (0.64%) Nagios
5 95 (0.61%) Vagrant
6 65 (0.42%) Ansible
7 53 (0.34%) Salt
8 41 (0.26%) ZABBIX
9 31 (0.20%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 30 (0.19%) SCCM
11 28 (0.18%) YUM
12 23 (0.15%) Graylog2
13 20 (0.13%) Capistrano
14 19 (0.12%) Oozie
15 18 (0.12%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
16 17 (0.11%) Kibana
17 16 (0.10%) Zenoss
18 15 (0.096%) Oracle Identity Management
18 15 (0.096%) Opsview
19 13 (0.084%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1415 (9.09%) Oracle
2 1375 (8.83%) Microsoft
3 344 (2.21%) Zend
4 260 (1.67%) JBoss
5 257 (1.65%) SAP
6 248 (1.59%) VMware
7 240 (1.54%) IBM
8 221 (1.42%) Adobe
9 207 (1.33%) Salesforce.com
10 172 (1.11%) Google
11 143 (0.92%) HP
12 140 (0.90%) ATG
13 137 (0.88%) hybris
14 127 (0.82%) Red Hat
15 110 (0.71%) Sitecore
16 101 (0.65%) Sybase
17 100 (0.64%) Informatica
18 92 (0.59%) Business Objects
19 86 (0.55%) TIBCO
20 83 (0.53%) Atlassian
London
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Rate: £350 - 465 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
Essex
Harrington Starr
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Skilliantech Limited
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
North West
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 3 hours ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £480.00 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Richmond, Surrey
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £600 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £480 - £520 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £390 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 4 hours ago
Hampshire
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Rate: £350 - £450 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
South West
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Engage PSG
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Canary Wharf and City
Rate: Up to £550 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £375.00 - £400.00 per annum
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Experis Ltd
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South East London
Experis Ltd
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