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 October 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 4 6 7
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +1
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 8099 6537 6023
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 15.44% 13.68% 11.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 20.91% 18.33% 16.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 5839 4582 4041
Average daily rate
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£425 £403 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.59% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £560 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 67 55
Average hourly rate £34.25 £41.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.46% +10.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.50 £23.13 £22.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £50.50 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £41.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-14.63% +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
38739 35662 36929
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 73.86% 74.61% 72.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 25226 22568 21925
Average daily rate £423 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.32% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £580
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1102 1033 1380
Average hourly rate £24.00 £27.50 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.72% -5.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £45.00 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £28.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-12.28% +3.63%

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 October 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 October 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 October 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 4689 £450 +2.27% 1166
South East -1 1072 £390 +7.58% 466
East of England +3 503 £400 +6.66% 175
South West +7 481 £380 +20.63% 225
North West -1 357 £363 +3.57% 301
Yorkshire +6 355 £350 +7.69% 282
West Midlands +10 241 £375 +7.14% 104
North East +11 216 £400 +4.57% 42
East Midlands +3 173 £425 +32.29% 66
Midlands +17 27 £350 -11.94% 1
Agile Software Development
UK

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 4716 (30.08%) Scrum
2 3836 (24.47%) TDD
3 3824 (24.39%) Java
4 3394 (21.65%) HTML
5 3356 (21.41%) JavaScript
6 2858 (18.23%) .NET
7 2761 (17.61%) CSS
8 2750 (17.54%) C#
9 2746 (17.51%) Finance
10 2686 (17.13%) SQL
11 1962 (12.51%) MVC
12 1943 (12.39%) Web Services
13 1910 (12.18%) BDD
14 1859 (11.86%) OO
15 1765 (11.26%) Continuous Integration
16 1748 (11.15%) HTML5
17 1680 (10.72%) Linux
18 1638 (10.45%) Project Management
19 1620 (10.33%) E-Commerce
20 1598 (10.19%) SQL Server
21 1525 (9.73%) jQuery
22 1458 (9.30%) XML
23 1416 (9.03%) Microsoft
24 1409 (8.99%) Oracle
25 1320 (8.42%) ASP.NET
26 1256 (8.01%) Banking
27 1251 (7.98%) Git (software)
28 1234 (7.87%) Waterfall
29 1156 (7.37%) QA
30 1134 (7.23%) User Experience

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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
1 616 (3.93%) Apache
2 559 (3.57%) CMS
3 513 (3.27%) SharePoint
4 487 (3.11%) Node.js
5 413 (2.63%) Tomcat
6 236 (1.51%) JBoss
7 224 (1.43%) Confluence
8 202 (1.29%) WebSphere
9 195 (1.24%) IIS
10 179 (1.14%) WebLogic
11 145 (0.92%) SharePoint 2010
12 144 (0.92%) Drupal
13 136 (0.87%) SharePoint 2013
14 117 (0.75%) BizTalk Server
15 104 (0.66%) Apache Solr
16 95 (0.61%) Elasticsearch
17 84 (0.54%) Sitecore CMS
18 80 (0.51%) Adobe CQ
19 69 (0.44%) Umbraco
20 59 (0.38%) OpenStack
Applications
1 702 (4.48%) MS Excel
2 311 (1.98%) MS Project
3 257 (1.64%) MS Office
4 212 (1.35%) MS Visio
5 211 (1.35%) Photoshop
6 139 (0.89%) MS PowerPoint
7 112 (0.71%) Adobe Illustrator
8 34 (0.22%) OmniGraffle
9 31 (0.20%) PowerPivot
9 31 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
9 31 (0.20%) Fireworks
10 22 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 16 (0.10%) InfoPath
12 14 (0.089%) SPSS
13 9 (0.057%) Adobe After Effects
14 7 (0.045%) Mingle
15 4 (0.026%) InDesign
16 2 (0.013%) Final Cut Pro
17 1 (0.006%) MotionBuilder
17 1 (0.006%) HumanIK
Business Applications
1 248 (1.58%) Dynamics CRM
2 60 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 49 (0.31%) Oracle BPM
4 44 (0.28%) Google Analytics
5 41 (0.26%) RMDS
6 38 (0.24%) Magento
7 34 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
8 33 (0.21%) Agresso
9 22 (0.14%) Oracle Applications
10 21 (0.13%) ION MarketView
11 20 (0.13%) Oracle General Ledger
12 18 (0.11%) Cognos TM1
12 18 (0.11%) Oracle EBS
12 18 (0.11%) Oracle Payables
13 17 (0.11%) Oracle Receivables
13 17 (0.11%) Oracle Assets
14 15 (0.096%) Summit
15 13 (0.083%) WebTrends
16 12 (0.077%) Dynamics NAV
17 11 (0.070%) IntelliMatch
Cloud Services
1 268 (1.71%) Amazon AWS
2 259 (1.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 157 (1.00%) SaaS
4 111 (0.71%) PaaS
5 95 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
6 93 (0.59%) Amazon EC2
6 93 (0.59%) GitHub
7 68 (0.43%) Force.com
8 65 (0.41%) Amazon S3
8 65 (0.41%) IaaS
9 58 (0.37%) Office 365
10 30 (0.19%) Heroku
11 19 (0.12%) Amazon SQS
12 18 (0.11%) Google Apps
13 11 (0.070%) Joyent
14 9 (0.057%) ElastiCache
14 9 (0.057%) Amazon ElastiCache
14 9 (0.057%) Basecamp
14 9 (0.057%) Amazon ELB
15 7 (0.045%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 370 (2.36%) HTTP
2 344 (2.19%) Internet
3 121 (0.77%) Intranet
4 119 (0.76%) TCP/IP
5 109 (0.70%) DNS
6 104 (0.66%) SSL
7 79 (0.50%) Firewall
8 51 (0.33%) LDAP
8 51 (0.33%) SAN
9 44 (0.28%) VPN
10 40 (0.26%) WAN
11 39 (0.25%) LAN
12 30 (0.19%) FTP
13 27 (0.17%) HTTPS
14 22 (0.14%) ZigBee
15 20 (0.13%) VoIP
15 20 (0.13%) SSH
16 18 (0.11%) Extranet
16 18 (0.11%) Wi-Fi
16 18 (0.11%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1598 (10.19%) SQL Server
2 853 (5.44%) MySQL
3 569 (3.63%) Relational Database
4 529 (3.37%) NoSQL
5 485 (3.09%) MongoDB
6 452 (2.88%) Data Warehouse
7 409 (2.61%) SQL Server 2008
8 300 (1.91%) Oracle Database
9 289 (1.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 273 (1.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 270 (1.72%) Big Data
12 218 (1.39%) PostgreSQL
13 210 (1.34%) Apache Cassandra
14 209 (1.33%) RDBMS
15 173 (1.10%) Hadoop
16 160 (1.02%) SQL Server 2012
17 135 (0.86%) Redis
18 130 (0.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 122 (0.78%) DB2
20 119 (0.76%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 1251 (7.98%) Git (software)
2 951 (6.07%) Selenium
3 909 (5.80%) JIRA
4 830 (5.29%) Jenkins
5 752 (4.80%) Subversion
6 738 (4.71%) Cucumber
7 637 (4.06%) Maven
8 606 (3.87%) Team Foundation Server
9 575 (3.67%) Visual Studio
10 447 (2.85%) JUnit
11 340 (2.17%) WebDriver
12 284 (1.81%) Eclipse
13 282 (1.80%) NUnit
14 247 (1.58%) Ant
15 231 (1.47%) TeamCity
16 227 (1.45%) Jasmine
17 220 (1.40%) SpecFlow
18 213 (1.36%) Hudson
19 149 (0.95%) PHPUnit
20 137 (0.87%) SoapUI
General
1 2746 (17.51%) Finance
2 1256 (8.01%) Banking
3 745 (4.75%) Retail
4 626 (3.99%) Investment Banking
5 467 (2.98%) Marketing
6 435 (2.77%) Front Office
7 363 (2.32%) Telecoms
8 340 (2.17%) Publishing
9 297 (1.89%) Games
10 246 (1.57%) Legal
11 199 (1.27%) Back Office
12 166 (1.06%) Advertising
13 138 (0.88%) Manufacturing
14 114 (0.73%) Financial Institution
15 77 (0.49%) Electronics
15 77 (0.49%) Automotive
16 58 (0.37%) Law
17 49 (0.31%) Retail Banking
18 47 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
19 43 (0.27%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 6944 (44.29%) Developer
2 2364 (15.08%) Analyst
3 1505 (9.60%) Business Analyst
4 1368 (8.73%) Project Manager
5 1361 (8.68%) Java Developer
6 1072 (6.84%) .NET Developer
7 851 (5.43%) Senior Developer
8 788 (5.03%) Architect
9 722 (4.61%) C# Developer
10 499 (3.18%) Tester
11 486 (3.10%) Test Analyst
12 483 (3.08%) Front-End Developer
13 478 (3.05%) Agile Business Analyst
14 446 (2.84%) Designer
15 442 (2.82%) Web Developer
16 389 (2.48%) C# .NET Developer
17 383 (2.44%) PHP Developer
18 352 (2.25%) ScrumMaster
19 334 (2.13%) Software Engineer
20 329 (2.10%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3394 (21.65%) HTML
2 2858 (18.23%) .NET
3 2761 (17.61%) CSS
4 1943 (12.39%) Web Services
5 1748 (11.15%) HTML5
6 1525 (9.73%) jQuery
7 1458 (9.30%) XML
8 1320 (8.42%) ASP.NET
9 1120 (7.14%) CSS3
10 1077 (6.87%) Spring
11 859 (5.48%) AngularJS
12 844 (5.38%) RESTful
13 806 (5.14%) REST
14 768 (4.90%) ASP.NET MVC
15 754 (4.81%) Ajax
16 736 (4.69%) WCF
17 726 (4.63%) J2EE
18 701 (4.47%) JSON
19 675 (4.31%) .NET Framework
20 655 (4.18%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1134 (7.23%) User Experience
2 1028 (6.56%) Open Source
3 927 (5.91%) Analytical Skills
4 690 (4.40%) Mobile App
5 448 (2.86%) Computer Science
6 272 (1.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 235 (1.50%) Management Information System
8 224 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
9 215 (1.37%) Derivative
10 206 (1.31%) Data Structures
10 206 (1.31%) Social Media
11 195 (1.24%) Fixed Income
12 190 (1.21%) iPad
13 189 (1.21%) Digital Media
14 180 (1.15%) Visualisation
15 154 (0.98%) Data Integration
16 148 (0.94%) iPhone
16 148 (0.94%) Algorithms
17 124 (0.79%) N-Tier
18 105 (0.67%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 1680 (10.72%) Linux
2 847 (5.40%) UNIX
3 775 (4.94%) Windows
4 597 (3.81%) Apple iOS
5 509 (3.25%) Android
6 203 (1.29%) CentOS
7 111 (0.71%) Ubuntu
8 94 (0.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 94 (0.60%) Mac OS X
9 85 (0.54%) Solaris
10 84 (0.54%) Windows Server 2008
11 49 (0.31%) Windows 7
12 45 (0.29%) Windows Server 2012
13 44 (0.28%) Windows Phone
14 33 (0.21%) Oracle Linux
14 33 (0.21%) AIX
15 30 (0.19%) Windows Server 2003
16 29 (0.18%) Windows 8
17 24 (0.15%) Windows Mobile
18 21 (0.13%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 4716 (30.08%) Scrum
2 3836 (24.47%) TDD
3 1962 (12.51%) MVC
4 1910 (12.18%) BDD
5 1859 (11.86%) OO
6 1765 (11.26%) Continuous Integration
7 1638 (10.45%) Project Management
8 1620 (10.33%) E-Commerce
9 1234 (7.87%) Waterfall
10 984 (6.28%) PRINCE2
11 980 (6.25%) User Stories
12 883 (5.63%) Unit Testing
13 860 (5.49%) Software Engineering
14 842 (5.37%) Stakeholder Management
15 820 (5.23%) Web Development
16 799 (5.10%) Kanban
17 779 (4.97%) Business Analysis
18 739 (4.71%) DevOps
19 710 (4.53%) SOA
20 646 (4.12%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 3824 (24.39%) Java
2 3356 (21.41%) JavaScript
3 2750 (17.54%) C#
4 2686 (17.13%) SQL
5 1062 (6.77%) Ruby
6 1017 (6.49%) PHP
7 941 (6.00%) Python
8 484 (3.09%) Scala
9 464 (2.96%) C++
10 352 (2.25%) T-SQL
11 309 (1.97%) PL/SQL
12 307 (1.96%) Perl
13 274 (1.75%) C
14 234 (1.49%) Objective-C
15 195 (1.24%) Bash Shell
16 178 (1.14%) Shell Script
17 174 (1.11%) Groovy
18 144 (0.92%) PowerShell
19 129 (0.82%) PHP5
20 120 (0.77%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1054 (6.72%) Degree
2 791 (5.05%) Security Cleared
3 489 (3.12%) SC Cleared
4 422 (2.69%) ISEB
5 216 (1.38%) ISTQB
6 139 (0.89%) PMI Certification
7 136 (0.87%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 128 (0.82%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 97 (0.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 86 (0.55%) PMP
10 86 (0.55%) DV Cleared
11 69 (0.44%) Microsoft Certification
12 41 (0.26%) BC Cleared
13 38 (0.24%) ITIL Certification
14 29 (0.18%) Sun Certification
15 26 (0.17%) APMP
16 23 (0.15%) CTC Cleared
16 23 (0.15%) MCITP
17 22 (0.14%) CISSP
18 20 (0.13%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1156 (7.37%) QA
2 66 (0.42%) ISO 9001
3 53 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 44 (0.28%) SLA
5 31 (0.20%) Data Quality
6 30 (0.19%) COBIT
7 27 (0.17%) PCI DSS
8 24 (0.15%) EMIR
9 22 (0.14%) Dodd-Frank
10 19 (0.12%) P3O
11 17 (0.11%) Basel III
12 15 (0.096%) ISO 14001
13 14 (0.089%) HL7
14 12 (0.077%) Solvency II
15 11 (0.070%) WAI
16 10 (0.064%) Sarbanes-Oxley
16 10 (0.064%) WCAG
17 9 (0.057%) FATCA
17 9 (0.057%) ISO 9000
18 6 (0.038%) COREP
System Software
1 147 (0.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 75 (0.48%) Active Directory
3 51 (0.33%) vCloud
4 36 (0.23%) Oracle RAC
5 30 (0.19%) Varnish
6 28 (0.18%) vSphere
7 24 (0.15%) XenServer
8 20 (0.13%) Docker
9 17 (0.11%) VMware ESX
10 14 (0.089%) KVM
11 13 (0.083%) VirtualBox
11 13 (0.083%) Xen
12 12 (0.077%) Firmware
13 11 (0.070%) Apache Flume
13 11 (0.070%) Samba
13 11 (0.070%) NFS
14 10 (0.064%) Hyper-V
15 8 (0.051%) HDFS
16 7 (0.045%) VMware ESXi
17 4 (0.026%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 582 (3.71%) Puppet
2 414 (2.64%) Opscode Chef
3 193 (1.23%) HP Quality Center
4 116 (0.74%) Vagrant
5 108 (0.69%) Nagios
6 79 (0.50%) Ansible
7 52 (0.33%) Salt
8 49 (0.31%) ZABBIX
9 29 (0.18%) Graylog2
10 28 (0.18%) YUM
11 26 (0.17%) Kibana
12 23 (0.15%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 21 (0.13%) Capistrano
13 21 (0.13%) Zenoss
14 20 (0.13%) SCCM
14 20 (0.13%) Oozie
15 17 (0.11%) Oracle Identity Management
15 17 (0.11%) Tivoli
16 16 (0.10%) Cobbler
17 15 (0.096%) logstash
Vendors
1 1416 (9.03%) Microsoft
2 1409 (8.99%) Oracle
3 312 (1.99%) Zend
4 261 (1.66%) SAP
5 251 (1.60%) VMware
6 240 (1.53%) Adobe
7 233 (1.49%) IBM
8 205 (1.31%) Salesforce.com
9 192 (1.22%) Google
10 164 (1.05%) HP
11 134 (0.85%) Red Hat
12 124 (0.79%) ATG
13 114 (0.73%) hybris
14 106 (0.68%) TIBCO
15 104 (0.66%) Informatica
16 103 (0.66%) Sitecore
17 88 (0.56%) Sybase
18 85 (0.54%) Atlassian
18 85 (0.54%) Perforce
19 82 (0.52%) Business Objects
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London
Canary Wharf and City
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Essex
Aquent
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Spargonet Consulting Plc
Rate: £400 to £500 per day
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Fruition IT Resources Limited
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South West London
Digital Pursuit Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day
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Experis Ltd
Rate: £250 - £550.00 per day
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Dover, Kent
LA International
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Cheshire
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