The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the England region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 18 20 31
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +11
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 3796 3123 2708
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 7.81% 6.72% 5.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.49% 9.17% 7.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 2670 2185 1786
Average daily rate
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£400 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £340
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +6.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 27 22
Average hourly rate £32.50 £41.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.68% +10.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.18 £30.60 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £99.00 £51.00 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £40.00 £37.25
% change year-on-year
-4.37% +7.38%
Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
36184 34070 37593
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.46% 73.31% 71.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 22865 21114 22100
Average daily rate £405 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.81% +3.12%
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 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1063 1001 1360
Average hourly rate £24.00 £31.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.58% -3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £48.84 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Agile Software Development
UK

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 23 July 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 +7 2341 £425 -5.55% 662
South East +5 487 £375 - 234
East of England +3 217 £375 -9.09% 104
North West +8 203 £350 +7.69% 122
South West +16 185 £375 +3.44% 84
Yorkshire +25 160 £325 - 72
West Midlands +3 100 £351 +11.71% 44
East Midlands -9 63 £325 -16.12% 38
North East +3 44 £385 -3.75% 29
Agile Software Development
UK

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 2151 (27.70%) Scrum
2 1906 (24.55%) TDD
3 1889 (24.33%) Java
4 1700 (21.90%) HTML
5 1648 (21.23%) JavaScript
6 1449 (18.66%) C#
7 1412 (18.19%) .NET
8 1386 (17.85%) CSS
9 1296 (16.69%) SQL
10 1295 (16.68%) Finance
11 996 (12.83%) BDD
12 993 (12.79%) Web Services
13 960 (12.36%) OO
14 930 (11.98%) SQL Server
15 920 (11.85%) MVC
16 900 (11.59%) jQuery
17 890 (11.46%) Continuous Integration
18 872 (11.23%) HTML5
19 865 (11.14%) E-Commerce
20 830 (10.69%) Project Management
21 746 (9.61%) XML
22 721 (9.29%) Oracle
23 718 (9.25%) QA
24 717 (9.23%) ASP.NET
25 696 (8.96%) Linux
26 688 (8.86%) Microsoft
27 584 (7.52%) Degree
28 577 (7.43%) PHP
29 575 (7.41%) CSS3
30 562 (7.24%) Git (software)

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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
1 287 (3.70%) CMS
2 256 (3.30%) Apache
3 225 (2.90%) SharePoint
4 185 (2.38%) Node.js
5 168 (2.16%) Tomcat
6 138 (1.78%) IIS
7 112 (1.44%) Confluence
8 95 (1.22%) WebLogic
9 93 (1.20%) WebSphere
10 79 (1.02%) SharePoint 2010
11 78 (1.00%) Umbraco
12 64 (0.82%) Drupal
13 52 (0.67%) BizTalk Server
14 43 (0.55%) Apache Solr
15 41 (0.53%) Sitecore CMS
16 39 (0.50%) WordPress
16 39 (0.50%) SharePoint 2013
17 31 (0.40%) Oracle SOA Suite
18 30 (0.39%) Elasticsearch
19 29 (0.37%) nginx
Applications
1 308 (3.97%) MS Excel
2 107 (1.38%) MS Office
3 102 (1.31%) MS Project
4 96 (1.24%) Photoshop
5 78 (1.00%) MS Visio
6 46 (0.59%) MS PowerPoint
7 42 (0.54%) Adobe Illustrator
8 23 (0.30%) OmniGraffle
9 13 (0.17%) PowerPivot
10 8 (0.10%) Spreadsheet
11 6 (0.077%) Fireworks
12 2 (0.026%) Stata
12 2 (0.026%) InfoPath
13 1 (0.013%) InDesign
13 1 (0.013%) Windchill
13 1 (0.013%) Adobe After Effects
13 1 (0.013%) Quicktime
13 1 (0.013%) SPSS
13 1 (0.013%) Gephi
13 1 (0.013%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 107 (1.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 29 (0.37%) Magento
3 27 (0.35%) Google Analytics
4 23 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 16 (0.21%) Oracle BPM
6 11 (0.14%) Cognos TM1
6 11 (0.14%) Summit
7 10 (0.13%) RMDS
7 10 (0.13%) ION MarketView
8 9 (0.12%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
9 8 (0.10%) Dynamics NAV
9 8 (0.10%) Oracle General Ledger
10 7 (0.090%) WebTrends
10 7 (0.090%) Oracle EBS
11 6 (0.077%) SiteCatalyst
12 5 (0.064%) Temenos T24
12 5 (0.064%) Dynamics AX
13 4 (0.052%) Maximo
13 4 (0.052%) Cognos Business Intelligence
13 4 (0.052%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 123 (1.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 116 (1.49%) Amazon AWS
3 77 (0.99%) SaaS
4 56 (0.72%) Amazon EC2
5 49 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
6 29 (0.37%) Office 365
7 26 (0.33%) GitHub
8 23 (0.30%) Amazon S3
9 21 (0.27%) PaaS
10 20 (0.26%) Force.com
11 16 (0.21%) IaaS
12 14 (0.18%) Amazon SQS
13 11 (0.14%) Amazon ELB
14 8 (0.10%) Heroku
15 7 (0.090%) CloudFront
15 7 (0.090%) Rackspace Cloud
15 7 (0.090%) Google Apps
15 7 (0.090%) Amazon EMR
15 7 (0.090%) Joyent
16 1 (0.013%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 187 (2.41%) Internet
2 151 (1.94%) HTTP
3 79 (1.02%) DNS
4 61 (0.79%) TCP/IP
5 52 (0.67%) LDAP
6 47 (0.61%) Intranet
7 39 (0.50%) SSL
8 31 (0.40%) Firewall
9 23 (0.30%) SAN
10 17 (0.22%) VPN
10 17 (0.22%) Network Security
10 17 (0.22%) AMQP
11 16 (0.21%) VoIP
12 15 (0.19%) WAN
13 12 (0.15%) LAN
13 12 (0.15%) FTP
14 11 (0.14%) NAS
14 11 (0.14%) Wireshark
15 10 (0.13%) HTTPS
16 9 (0.12%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 930 (11.98%) SQL Server
2 495 (6.38%) MySQL
3 309 (3.98%) NoSQL
4 301 (3.88%) Relational Database
5 286 (3.68%) MongoDB
6 266 (3.43%) Data Warehouse
7 243 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
8 171 (2.20%) Oracle Database
9 166 (2.14%) Big Data
10 131 (1.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 120 (1.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 105 (1.35%) RDBMS
13 104 (1.34%) Apache Cassandra
14 95 (1.22%) PostgreSQL
15 89 (1.15%) Oracle Database 11g
16 81 (1.04%) SQL Server 2012
17 78 (1.00%) Hadoop
18 75 (0.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 50 (0.64%) DB2
20 45 (0.58%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 562 (7.24%) Git (software)
2 525 (6.76%) Selenium
3 446 (5.74%) Cucumber
4 400 (5.15%) Visual Studio
5 390 (5.02%) JIRA
6 384 (4.95%) Subversion
7 365 (4.70%) Team Foundation Server
8 364 (4.69%) Jenkins
9 326 (4.20%) Maven
10 251 (3.23%) JUnit
11 213 (2.74%) WebDriver
12 143 (1.84%) TeamCity
13 138 (1.78%) NUnit
14 126 (1.62%) Ant
15 124 (1.60%) Eclipse
16 117 (1.51%) Jasmine
17 100 (1.29%) Hudson
18 98 (1.26%) SpecFlow
19 82 (1.06%) SoapUI
20 80 (1.03%) FitNesse
General
1 1295 (16.68%) Finance
2 553 (7.12%) Banking
3 430 (5.54%) Retail
4 281 (3.62%) Investment Banking
5 227 (2.92%) Front Office
6 212 (2.73%) Marketing
7 194 (2.50%) Telecoms
8 159 (2.05%) Publishing
9 116 (1.49%) Back Office
10 115 (1.48%) Games
11 86 (1.11%) Legal
12 76 (0.98%) Advertising
13 51 (0.66%) Financial Institution
14 50 (0.64%) Manufacturing
15 37 (0.48%) Electronics
15 37 (0.48%) Automotive
16 31 (0.40%) Law
17 28 (0.36%) Retail Banking
18 25 (0.32%) Local Government
19 19 (0.24%) Billing
Job Titles
1 3448 (44.41%) Developer
2 1091 (14.05%) Analyst
3 687 (8.85%) Business Analyst
4 686 (8.84%) Project Manager
5 637 (8.20%) Java Developer
6 534 (6.88%) .NET Developer
7 382 (4.92%) Senior Developer
8 371 (4.78%) Tester
9 360 (4.64%) Architect
10 315 (4.06%) C# Developer
11 286 (3.68%) Web Developer
12 275 (3.54%) Test Analyst
13 270 (3.48%) Front-End Developer
14 240 (3.09%) PHP Developer
15 222 (2.86%) Agile Business Analyst
16 221 (2.85%) Agile Project Manager
17 215 (2.77%) ScrumMaster
18 212 (2.73%) Designer
19 169 (2.18%) Software Engineer
20 165 (2.13%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1700 (21.90%) HTML
2 1412 (18.19%) .NET
3 1386 (17.85%) CSS
4 993 (12.79%) Web Services
5 900 (11.59%) jQuery
6 872 (11.23%) HTML5
7 746 (9.61%) XML
8 717 (9.23%) ASP.NET
9 575 (7.41%) CSS3
10 530 (6.83%) Spring
11 463 (5.96%) Ajax
12 399 (5.14%) JSON
13 395 (5.09%) ASP.NET MVC
14 377 (4.86%) RESTful
15 352 (4.53%) WCF
16 331 (4.26%) REST
17 328 (4.22%) J2EE
18 324 (4.17%) SOAP
19 320 (4.12%) .NET Framework
20 315 (4.06%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 486 (6.26%) Open Source
2 383 (4.93%) Mobile App
3 256 (3.30%) Computer Science
4 128 (1.65%) iPad
5 124 (1.60%) Social Media
6 122 (1.57%) Derivative
7 121 (1.56%) Management Information System
8 107 (1.38%) Enterprise Software
9 99 (1.28%) Digital Media
10 98 (1.26%) Fixed Income
11 88 (1.13%) iPhone
12 84 (1.08%) Client/Server
13 80 (1.03%) Visualisation
14 78 (1.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 67 (0.86%) Data Integration
16 66 (0.85%) Credit Risk
17 56 (0.72%) Inversion of Control
18 55 (0.71%) Market Risk
19 54 (0.70%) Equities
20 53 (0.68%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 696 (8.96%) Linux
2 494 (6.36%) Windows
3 370 (4.77%) UNIX
4 349 (4.50%) Apple iOS
5 291 (3.75%) Android
6 93 (1.20%) Windows Server 2008
7 75 (0.97%) CentOS
8 56 (0.72%) Solaris
9 49 (0.63%) Windows Server 2012
10 32 (0.41%) Windows Server 2003
11 31 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 23 (0.30%) Ubuntu
12 23 (0.30%) AIX
13 21 (0.27%) Mac OS X
14 19 (0.24%) Windows 7
15 18 (0.23%) Oracle Linux
16 13 (0.17%) Debian
17 10 (0.13%) Fedora
17 10 (0.13%) Windows Mobile
18 9 (0.12%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 2151 (27.70%) Scrum
2 1906 (24.55%) TDD
3 996 (12.83%) BDD
4 960 (12.36%) OO
5 920 (11.85%) MVC
6 890 (11.46%) Continuous Integration
7 865 (11.14%) E-Commerce
8 830 (10.69%) Project Management
9 560 (7.21%) User Stories
10 502 (6.47%) Software Engineering
11 467 (6.01%) Unit Testing
12 435 (5.60%) Web Development
13 428 (5.51%) Kanban
14 427 (5.50%) Test Automation
15 383 (4.93%) PRINCE2
16 369 (4.75%) DevOps
17 352 (4.53%) Waterfall
18 330 (4.25%) Business Analysis
19 329 (4.24%) Stakeholder Management
20 327 (4.21%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 1889 (24.33%) Java
2 1648 (21.23%) JavaScript
3 1449 (18.66%) C#
4 1296 (16.69%) SQL
5 577 (7.43%) PHP
6 522 (6.72%) Ruby
7 442 (5.69%) Python
8 257 (3.31%) C++
9 221 (2.85%) Scala
10 192 (2.47%) T-SQL
11 155 (2.00%) Perl
12 128 (1.65%) Groovy
13 115 (1.48%) PL/SQL
14 114 (1.47%) PHP5
15 111 (1.43%) C
16 103 (1.33%) Objective-C
17 93 (1.20%) VB.NET
18 85 (1.09%) Shell Script
19 68 (0.88%) Bash Shell
20 62 (0.80%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 584 (7.52%) Degree
2 371 (4.78%) Security Cleared
3 253 (3.26%) ISEB
4 218 (2.81%) SC Cleared
5 144 (1.85%) ISTQB
6 71 (0.91%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 65 (0.84%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 61 (0.79%) DV Cleared
9 57 (0.73%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 52 (0.67%) PMI Certification
11 34 (0.44%) PMP
12 27 (0.35%) Microsoft Certification
13 15 (0.19%) Sun Certification
13 15 (0.19%) ITIL Certification
14 12 (0.15%) ISEB Practitioner
15 11 (0.14%) MCITP
16 10 (0.13%) CBAP
17 9 (0.12%) APMP
17 9 (0.12%) Six Sigma Green Belt
17 9 (0.12%) MAPM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 718 (9.25%) QA
2 39 (0.50%) ISO 9001
3 18 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 13 (0.17%) Basel III
5 12 (0.15%) ISO 14001
5 12 (0.15%) SLA
6 10 (0.13%) WCAG
6 10 (0.13%) PCI DSS
7 9 (0.12%) Data Quality
8 8 (0.10%) EMIR
8 8 (0.10%) SNOMED CT
9 7 (0.090%) WAI
9 7 (0.090%) Basel II
9 7 (0.090%) Dodd-Frank
10 4 (0.052%) COREP
10 4 (0.052%) FINREP
10 4 (0.052%) AIFMD
10 4 (0.052%) MiFID
10 4 (0.052%) Solvency II
11 3 (0.039%) HL7
System Software
1 68 (0.88%) Active Directory
1 68 (0.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (0.28%) vSphere
3 18 (0.23%) Oracle RAC
4 15 (0.19%) VMware ESX
5 12 (0.15%) XenServer
6 11 (0.14%) vCloud
6 11 (0.14%) HDFS
7 9 (0.12%) Hyper-V
8 8 (0.10%) Varnish
9 5 (0.064%) NFS
10 4 (0.052%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (0.052%) Cygwin
10 4 (0.052%) VirtualBox
11 2 (0.026%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 2 (0.026%) UAG
11 2 (0.026%) KVM
11 2 (0.026%) Docker
12 1 (0.013%) GridGain
12 1 (0.013%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 244 (3.14%) Puppet
2 193 (2.49%) Opscode Chef
3 93 (1.20%) HP Quality Center
4 54 (0.70%) Nagios
5 42 (0.54%) Vagrant
6 36 (0.46%) Ansible
7 27 (0.35%) Salt
8 24 (0.31%) SCCM
9 23 (0.30%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 20 (0.26%) Opsview
11 17 (0.22%) ZABBIX
12 16 (0.21%) Capistrano
13 10 (0.13%) YUM
13 10 (0.13%) Foglight
14 9 (0.12%) collectd
15 7 (0.090%) Red Hat Spacewalk
15 7 (0.090%) Cobbler
16 5 (0.064%) CFEngine
16 5 (0.064%) Ganglia
17 4 (0.052%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 721 (9.29%) Oracle
2 688 (8.86%) Microsoft
3 193 (2.49%) JBoss
4 180 (2.32%) Zend
5 128 (1.65%) IBM
6 120 (1.55%) Adobe
7 106 (1.37%) VMware
8 95 (1.22%) Salesforce.com
9 90 (1.16%) ATG
9 90 (1.16%) HP
10 80 (1.03%) SAP
11 78 (1.00%) Sybase
12 63 (0.81%) Red Hat
12 63 (0.81%) hybris
13 60 (0.77%) Google
14 56 (0.72%) Business Objects
15 55 (0.71%) Endeca
16 52 (0.67%) Sitecore
16 52 (0.67%) Cognos
17 51 (0.66%) TIBCO
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