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 24 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
24 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 8198 6551 5904
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 15.38% 13.67% 11.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 20.82% 18.32% 16.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 5920 4585 3957
Average daily rate
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£425 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £556 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 71 51
Average hourly rate £34.50 £41.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.85% +9.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.50 £23.13 £22.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £39.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-11.94% +6.00%
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
39381 35768 36229
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 73.87% 74.65% 72.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 25694 22646 21510
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 £600 £575 £580
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1118 1037 1346
Average hourly rate £24.00 £27.50 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.72% -1.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.38 £29.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +7.80%

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 24 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 24 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 24 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 4735 £450 +2.27% 1145
South East 0 1093 £388 +6.89% 478
East of England +3 506 £400 +6.66% 194
South West +5 481 £380 +20.63% 250
Yorkshire +5 384 £355 +9.23% 270
North West -1 358 £363 +3.57% 277
West Midlands +8 239 £375 +7.14% 99
North East +14 220 £400 +2.56% 34
East Midlands +3 173 £425 +31.78% 76
Midlands +15 27 £350 -11.94%
Agile Software Development
UK

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 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 4789 (30.07%) Scrum
2 3907 (24.53%) Java
3 3905 (24.52%) TDD
4 3465 (21.76%) HTML
5 3414 (21.44%) JavaScript
6 2895 (18.18%) .NET
7 2816 (17.68%) CSS
8 2795 (17.55%) Finance
9 2785 (17.49%) C#
10 2721 (17.09%) SQL
11 1983 (12.45%) MVC
12 1970 (12.37%) Web Services
13 1940 (12.18%) BDD
14 1893 (11.89%) OO
15 1798 (11.29%) Continuous Integration
16 1772 (11.13%) HTML5
17 1720 (10.80%) Linux
18 1659 (10.42%) Project Management
19 1649 (10.35%) E-Commerce
20 1622 (10.19%) SQL Server
21 1546 (9.71%) jQuery
22 1478 (9.28%) XML
23 1439 (9.04%) Microsoft
24 1433 (9.00%) Oracle
25 1335 (8.38%) ASP.NET
26 1277 (8.02%) Banking
27 1273 (7.99%) Git (software)
28 1258 (7.90%) Waterfall
29 1177 (7.39%) QA
30 1154 (7.25%) User Experience

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 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
1 627 (3.94%) Apache
2 569 (3.57%) CMS
3 518 (3.25%) SharePoint
4 504 (3.16%) Node.js
5 420 (2.64%) Tomcat
6 239 (1.50%) JBoss
7 227 (1.43%) Confluence
8 203 (1.27%) WebSphere
9 197 (1.24%) IIS
10 183 (1.15%) WebLogic
11 149 (0.94%) Drupal
12 148 (0.93%) SharePoint 2010
13 138 (0.87%) SharePoint 2013
14 119 (0.75%) BizTalk Server
15 104 (0.65%) Apache Solr
16 97 (0.61%) Elasticsearch
17 85 (0.53%) Sitecore CMS
18 83 (0.52%) Adobe CQ
19 69 (0.43%) Umbraco
20 62 (0.39%) OpenStack
Applications
1 709 (4.45%) MS Excel
2 314 (1.97%) MS Project
3 260 (1.63%) MS Office
4 212 (1.33%) MS Visio
5 211 (1.32%) Photoshop
6 139 (0.87%) MS PowerPoint
7 112 (0.70%) Adobe Illustrator
8 34 (0.21%) OmniGraffle
9 32 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
10 31 (0.19%) PowerPivot
10 31 (0.19%) Fireworks
11 23 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 16 (0.10%) InfoPath
13 14 (0.088%) SPSS
14 9 (0.057%) Adobe After Effects
15 7 (0.044%) Mingle
16 4 (0.025%) InDesign
17 2 (0.013%) Final Cut Pro
18 1 (0.006%) FastStats
18 1 (0.006%) Gephi
Business Applications
1 253 (1.59%) Dynamics CRM
2 61 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 52 (0.33%) Oracle BPM
4 44 (0.28%) Google Analytics
5 41 (0.26%) RMDS
6 40 (0.25%) Magento
7 34 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
8 33 (0.21%) Agresso
9 22 (0.14%) Oracle Applications
9 22 (0.14%) Oracle General Ledger
10 21 (0.13%) ION MarketView
11 19 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
12 18 (0.11%) Cognos TM1
12 18 (0.11%) Oracle Payables
13 17 (0.11%) Oracle Receivables
13 17 (0.11%) Oracle Assets
13 17 (0.11%) Summit
14 13 (0.082%) WebTrends
15 12 (0.075%) Dynamics NAV
16 11 (0.069%) IntelliMatch
Cloud Services
1 270 (1.70%) Amazon AWS
2 262 (1.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 157 (0.99%) SaaS
4 111 (0.70%) PaaS
5 97 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
6 93 (0.58%) Amazon EC2
6 93 (0.58%) GitHub
7 69 (0.43%) Force.com
8 66 (0.41%) IaaS
9 65 (0.41%) Amazon S3
10 58 (0.36%) Office 365
11 30 (0.19%) Heroku
12 20 (0.13%) Amazon SQS
13 18 (0.11%) Google Apps
14 11 (0.069%) Joyent
15 9 (0.057%) Basecamp
15 9 (0.057%) Amazon ELB
15 9 (0.057%) ElastiCache
15 9 (0.057%) Amazon ElastiCache
16 7 (0.044%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 377 (2.37%) HTTP
2 350 (2.20%) Internet
3 122 (0.77%) Intranet
4 119 (0.75%) TCP/IP
5 110 (0.69%) DNS
6 105 (0.66%) SSL
7 80 (0.50%) Firewall
8 51 (0.32%) SAN
9 50 (0.31%) LDAP
10 44 (0.28%) VPN
11 40 (0.25%) WAN
12 39 (0.24%) LAN
13 30 (0.19%) FTP
14 27 (0.17%) HTTPS
15 22 (0.14%) ZigBee
16 20 (0.13%) SSH
16 20 (0.13%) VoIP
17 19 (0.12%) Wi-Fi
18 18 (0.11%) Wireshark
18 18 (0.11%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1622 (10.19%) SQL Server
2 867 (5.44%) MySQL
3 589 (3.70%) Relational Database
4 538 (3.38%) NoSQL
5 503 (3.16%) MongoDB
6 461 (2.89%) Data Warehouse
7 416 (2.61%) SQL Server 2008
8 305 (1.92%) Oracle Database
9 289 (1.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 277 (1.74%) Big Data
11 276 (1.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 220 (1.38%) PostgreSQL
13 218 (1.37%) RDBMS
14 211 (1.32%) Apache Cassandra
15 180 (1.13%) Hadoop
16 161 (1.01%) SQL Server 2012
17 138 (0.87%) Redis
18 132 (0.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 124 (0.78%) DB2
20 120 (0.75%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 1273 (7.99%) Git (software)
2 967 (6.07%) Selenium
3 921 (5.78%) JIRA
4 846 (5.31%) Jenkins
5 761 (4.78%) Subversion
6 751 (4.72%) Cucumber
7 649 (4.08%) Maven
8 618 (3.88%) Team Foundation Server
9 587 (3.69%) Visual Studio
10 452 (2.84%) JUnit
11 345 (2.17%) WebDriver
12 292 (1.83%) Eclipse
13 288 (1.81%) NUnit
14 252 (1.58%) Ant
15 234 (1.47%) TeamCity
16 233 (1.46%) Jasmine
17 225 (1.41%) SpecFlow
18 218 (1.37%) Hudson
19 153 (0.96%) PHPUnit
20 139 (0.87%) SoapUI
General
1 2795 (17.55%) Finance
2 1277 (8.02%) Banking
3 758 (4.76%) Retail
4 635 (3.99%) Investment Banking
5 474 (2.98%) Marketing
6 443 (2.78%) Front Office
7 368 (2.31%) Telecoms
8 346 (2.17%) Publishing
9 301 (1.89%) Games
10 249 (1.56%) Legal
11 203 (1.27%) Back Office
12 172 (1.08%) Advertising
13 141 (0.89%) Manufacturing
14 116 (0.73%) Financial Institution
15 79 (0.50%) Electronics
15 79 (0.50%) Automotive
16 58 (0.36%) Law
17 51 (0.32%) Retail Banking
18 47 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
19 44 (0.28%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 7061 (44.34%) Developer
2 2402 (15.08%) Analyst
3 1526 (9.58%) Business Analyst
4 1398 (8.78%) Java Developer
5 1388 (8.72%) Project Manager
6 1084 (6.81%) .NET Developer
7 865 (5.43%) Senior Developer
8 796 (5.00%) Architect
9 731 (4.59%) C# Developer
10 510 (3.20%) Tester
11 498 (3.13%) Front-End Developer
12 495 (3.11%) Test Analyst
13 484 (3.04%) Agile Business Analyst
14 449 (2.82%) Designer
14 449 (2.82%) Web Developer
15 394 (2.47%) C# .NET Developer
16 392 (2.46%) PHP Developer
17 355 (2.23%) ScrumMaster
18 340 (2.14%) Software Engineer
19 332 (2.08%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3465 (21.76%) HTML
2 2895 (18.18%) .NET
3 2816 (17.68%) CSS
4 1970 (12.37%) Web Services
5 1772 (11.13%) HTML5
6 1546 (9.71%) jQuery
7 1478 (9.28%) XML
8 1335 (8.38%) ASP.NET
9 1137 (7.14%) CSS3
10 1088 (6.83%) Spring
11 873 (5.48%) AngularJS
12 859 (5.39%) RESTful
13 830 (5.21%) REST
14 776 (4.87%) ASP.NET MVC
15 760 (4.77%) Ajax
16 745 (4.68%) WCF
17 738 (4.63%) J2EE
18 719 (4.51%) JSON
19 678 (4.26%) .NET Framework
20 665 (4.18%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1154 (7.25%) User Experience
2 1045 (6.56%) Open Source
3 940 (5.90%) Analytical Skills
4 701 (4.40%) Mobile App
5 451 (2.83%) Computer Science
6 277 (1.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 238 (1.49%) Management Information System
8 229 (1.44%) Enterprise Software
9 219 (1.38%) Derivative
10 207 (1.30%) Data Structures
10 207 (1.30%) Social Media
11 199 (1.25%) Fixed Income
12 194 (1.22%) iPad
13 193 (1.21%) Digital Media
14 182 (1.14%) Visualisation
15 157 (0.99%) Data Integration
16 153 (0.96%) Algorithms
17 149 (0.94%) iPhone
18 127 (0.80%) N-Tier
19 106 (0.67%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 1720 (10.80%) Linux
2 861 (5.41%) UNIX
3 789 (4.95%) Windows
4 606 (3.81%) Apple iOS
5 518 (3.25%) Android
6 207 (1.30%) CentOS
7 115 (0.72%) Ubuntu
8 102 (0.64%) Mac OS X
9 95 (0.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 87 (0.55%) Windows Server 2008
11 86 (0.54%) Solaris
12 51 (0.32%) Windows 7
13 45 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
13 45 (0.28%) Windows Phone
14 34 (0.21%) Oracle Linux
14 34 (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 4789 (30.07%) Scrum
2 3905 (24.52%) TDD
3 1983 (12.45%) MVC
4 1940 (12.18%) BDD
5 1893 (11.89%) OO
6 1798 (11.29%) Continuous Integration
7 1659 (10.42%) Project Management
8 1649 (10.35%) E-Commerce
9 1258 (7.90%) Waterfall
10 999 (6.27%) User Stories
11 998 (6.27%) PRINCE2
12 894 (5.61%) Unit Testing
13 874 (5.49%) Software Engineering
14 856 (5.38%) Stakeholder Management
15 840 (5.27%) Web Development
16 810 (5.09%) Kanban
17 786 (4.94%) Business Analysis
18 757 (4.75%) DevOps
19 726 (4.56%) SOA
20 659 (4.14%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 3907 (24.53%) Java
2 3414 (21.44%) JavaScript
3 2785 (17.49%) C#
4 2721 (17.09%) SQL
5 1082 (6.79%) Ruby
6 1036 (6.51%) PHP
7 961 (6.03%) Python
8 492 (3.09%) Scala
9 470 (2.95%) C++
10 355 (2.23%) T-SQL
11 313 (1.97%) PL/SQL
12 311 (1.95%) Perl
13 282 (1.77%) C
14 235 (1.48%) Objective-C
15 200 (1.26%) Bash Shell
16 179 (1.12%) Shell Script
17 178 (1.12%) Groovy
18 145 (0.91%) PowerShell
19 130 (0.82%) PHP5
20 120 (0.75%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1070 (6.72%) Degree
2 808 (5.07%) Security Cleared
3 500 (3.14%) SC Cleared
4 430 (2.70%) ISEB
5 221 (1.39%) ISTQB
6 145 (0.91%) PMI Certification
7 136 (0.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 130 (0.82%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 98 (0.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 90 (0.57%) PMP
11 87 (0.55%) DV Cleared
12 72 (0.45%) Microsoft Certification
13 44 (0.28%) BC Cleared
14 38 (0.24%) ITIL Certification
15 29 (0.18%) Sun Certification
16 26 (0.16%) APMP
17 24 (0.15%) CTC Cleared
17 24 (0.15%) MCITP
18 22 (0.14%) CISSP
19 20 (0.13%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1177 (7.39%) QA
2 69 (0.43%) ISO 9001
3 54 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 44 (0.28%) SLA
5 31 (0.19%) Data Quality
6 30 (0.19%) COBIT
7 28 (0.18%) PCI DSS
8 24 (0.15%) EMIR
9 22 (0.14%) Dodd-Frank
10 19 (0.12%) P3O
11 17 (0.11%) Basel III
11 17 (0.11%) ISO 14001
12 14 (0.088%) HL7
13 12 (0.075%) Solvency II
13 12 (0.075%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 11 (0.069%) WAI
15 10 (0.063%) WCAG
16 9 (0.057%) ISO 9000
16 9 (0.057%) FATCA
17 6 (0.038%) COREP
System Software
1 148 (0.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 77 (0.48%) Active Directory
3 51 (0.32%) vCloud
4 37 (0.23%) Oracle RAC
5 31 (0.19%) Varnish
6 28 (0.18%) vSphere
7 24 (0.15%) XenServer
8 21 (0.13%) Docker
9 17 (0.11%) VMware ESX
10 14 (0.088%) Xen
10 14 (0.088%) KVM
11 13 (0.082%) VirtualBox
12 12 (0.075%) Apache Flume
12 12 (0.075%) Firmware
13 11 (0.069%) NFS
13 11 (0.069%) Samba
14 10 (0.063%) Hyper-V
15 8 (0.050%) HDFS
16 7 (0.044%) VMware ESXi
17 4 (0.025%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 592 (3.72%) Puppet
2 422 (2.65%) Opscode Chef
3 194 (1.22%) HP Quality Center
4 116 (0.73%) Vagrant
5 110 (0.69%) Nagios
6 84 (0.53%) Ansible
7 53 (0.33%) Salt
8 49 (0.31%) ZABBIX
9 29 (0.18%) Graylog2
10 28 (0.18%) YUM
11 27 (0.17%) Kibana
12 23 (0.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 21 (0.13%) SCCM
13 21 (0.13%) Capistrano
13 21 (0.13%) Zenoss
13 21 (0.13%) Oozie
14 18 (0.11%) Oracle Identity Management
15 17 (0.11%) Tivoli
16 16 (0.10%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
16 16 (0.10%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 1439 (9.04%) Microsoft
2 1433 (9.00%) Oracle
3 319 (2.00%) Zend
4 266 (1.67%) SAP
5 253 (1.59%) VMware
6 247 (1.55%) Adobe
7 233 (1.46%) IBM
8 208 (1.31%) Salesforce.com
9 198 (1.24%) Google
10 166 (1.04%) HP
11 135 (0.85%) Red Hat
12 127 (0.80%) ATG
13 118 (0.74%) hybris
14 107 (0.67%) TIBCO
15 105 (0.66%) Informatica
16 104 (0.65%) Sitecore
17 89 (0.56%) Sybase
18 86 (0.54%) Atlassian
18 86 (0.54%) Perforce
19 83 (0.52%) Business Objects
Egham, Surrey
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £625 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Up to £400 per annum for 6 Months
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £550.00 - £600.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £550.00 - £600.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Godalming, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Up to £350
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Experis Ltd
Rate: £314.15 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Optimus Search Ltd
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Andover, Hampshire
LA International
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Rate: £350 - £375 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Connectus
Rate: £340 - £360 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £440.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Hounslow, Middlesex
Experis Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: Yesterday
Andover, Hampshire
Connectus
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday