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 4 May 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Agile Software Development
Rank 2 4 5
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +1
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 11010 8261 7311
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 21.60% 16.30% 14.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 26.44% 20.60% 18.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 7968 5765 5150
Median daily rate £450 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £423 £385 £368
% change year-on-year
+9.74% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 56 28
Median hourly rate £42.25 £36.00 £35.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.36% +0.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.70 £27.09 £28.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.35 £61.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+17.36% +2.85%
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
41645 40103 38723
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 81.71% 79.12% 77.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 27844 25420 24585
Median daily rate £445 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.22% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 911 1177 1144
Median hourly rate £30.00 £29.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.88 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -1.61%

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 4 May 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 4 May 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 4 May 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 +1 5726 £475 +5.55% 1489
South East +4 1542 £413 +10.00% 487
North West +4 885 £425 +9.67% 263
Yorkshire +1 802 £425 +18.05% 289
West Midlands +9 567 £408 +8.66% 154
East of England +4 500 £438 +9.37% 176
South West 0 426 £400 - 182
East Midlands +2 277 £415 +8.49% 78
North East 0 258 £400 +6.66% 45
Midlands +2 23 £450 -2.70% 3
Agile Software Development
UK

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 5904 (28.53%) Java
2 5874 (28.39%) Scrum
3 4629 (22.37%) JavaScript
4 4625 (22.35%) TDD
5 4125 (19.94%) HTML
6 3627 (17.53%) Finance
7 3462 (16.73%) CSS
8 3118 (15.07%) SQL
9 2648 (12.80%) .NET
10 2506 (12.11%) BDD
11 2495 (12.06%) C#
12 2389 (11.55%) Continuous Integration
13 2379 (11.50%) Linux
14 2308 (11.15%) Git (software)
15 2228 (10.77%) Web Services
16 2098 (10.14%) Project Management
17 2064 (9.98%) HTML5
18 1956 (9.45%) AngularJS
19 1938 (9.37%) Waterfall
20 1836 (8.87%) DevOps
21 1818 (8.79%) SQL Server
22 1815 (8.77%) User Experience
23 1802 (8.71%) Spring
24 1784 (8.62%) Oracle
25 1770 (8.55%) JIRA
26 1752 (8.47%) Security Cleared
27 1722 (8.32%) Jenkins
28 1701 (8.22%) MVC
29 1671 (8.08%) Microsoft
30 1657 (8.01%) Banking

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 1266 (6.12%) Node.js
2 640 (3.09%) Confluence
3 617 (2.98%) Tomcat
4 602 (2.91%) Apache
5 526 (2.54%) CMS
6 389 (1.88%) JBoss
7 384 (1.86%) SharePoint
8 319 (1.54%) WebSphere
9 229 (1.11%) WebLogic
10 226 (1.09%) IIS
11 220 (1.06%) Elasticsearch
12 194 (0.94%) Apache Spark
13 189 (0.91%) OpenStack
14 164 (0.79%) nginx
15 157 (0.76%) Jetty
16 127 (0.61%) Adobe Experience Manager
17 107 (0.52%) SAS
18 98 (0.47%) BizTalk Server
18 98 (0.47%) Sitecore CMS
19 94 (0.45%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 795 (3.84%) MS Excel
2 361 (1.74%) MS Office
3 344 (1.66%) MS Project
4 273 (1.32%) MS Visio
5 205 (0.99%) Photoshop
6 175 (0.85%) MS PowerPoint
7 128 (0.62%) Adobe Illustrator
8 50 (0.24%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 40 (0.19%) OmniGraffle
10 15 (0.072%) Spreadsheet
10 15 (0.072%) SPSS
11 11 (0.053%) Stata
12 8 (0.039%) HipChat
12 8 (0.039%) Open Workbench
13 7 (0.034%) Fireworks
14 5 (0.024%) InDesign
14 5 (0.024%) LaTeX
15 4 (0.019%) Mingle
15 4 (0.019%) Simulink
16 3 (0.014%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 246 (1.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 140 (0.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 92 (0.44%) Payment Gateway
4 68 (0.33%) Magento
5 45 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
6 35 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
7 26 (0.13%) Eloqua
7 26 (0.13%) Oracle BPM
8 25 (0.12%) Endur
9 23 (0.11%) Oracle ERP
10 22 (0.11%) Oracle Payables
11 21 (0.10%) Salesforce.com CRM
12 19 (0.092%) Adobe Campaign
13 18 (0.087%) Oracle Receivables
14 17 (0.082%) Oracle Applications
14 17 (0.082%) Oracle EBS R12
15 16 (0.077%) SAP IS-U
16 14 (0.068%) BigMachines
16 14 (0.068%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
16 14 (0.068%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 1142 (5.52%) Amazon AWS
2 585 (2.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 318 (1.54%) GitHub
4 249 (1.20%) SaaS
5 211 (1.02%) IaaS
6 195 (0.94%) Cloud Computing
7 179 (0.87%) PaaS
8 155 (0.75%) Office 365
9 124 (0.60%) Amazon EC2
10 89 (0.43%) Amazon S3
11 86 (0.42%) AWS CloudFormation
12 77 (0.37%) Google Analytics
13 65 (0.31%) Force.com
14 63 (0.30%) Heroku
15 60 (0.29%) Google Cloud Platform
16 54 (0.26%) Azure Active Directory
17 28 (0.14%) Amazon Kinesis
18 24 (0.12%) Virtual Private Cloud
19 22 (0.11%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
20 21 (0.10%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 737 (3.56%) HTTP
2 404 (1.95%) Internet
3 242 (1.17%) TCP/IP
4 201 (0.97%) DNS
5 173 (0.84%) Firewall
6 171 (0.83%) SSL
7 102 (0.49%) Network Security
8 90 (0.43%) SAN
9 89 (0.43%) WAN
10 88 (0.43%) LAN
11 73 (0.35%) LDAP
12 71 (0.34%) Intranet
13 61 (0.29%) VPN
14 56 (0.27%) DVB
15 54 (0.26%) Wi-Fi
16 51 (0.25%) SNMP
17 44 (0.21%) Skype
18 42 (0.20%) Bluetooth
18 42 (0.20%) NAS
19 40 (0.19%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1818 (8.79%) SQL Server
2 1123 (5.43%) MongoDB
3 1044 (5.05%) NoSQL
4 786 (3.80%) MySQL
5 753 (3.64%) Relational Database
6 590 (2.85%) PostgreSQL
7 538 (2.60%) Data Warehouse
8 527 (2.55%) Big Data
9 504 (2.44%) Apache Cassandra
10 457 (2.21%) Hadoop
11 335 (1.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 298 (1.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 280 (1.35%) Oracle Database
14 238 (1.15%) RDBMS
15 219 (1.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 198 (0.96%) Redis
17 179 (0.87%) SQL Server 2008
18 162 (0.78%) SQL Server 2012
19 149 (0.72%) DB2
20 146 (0.71%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 2308 (11.15%) Git (software)
2 1770 (8.55%) JIRA
3 1722 (8.32%) Jenkins
4 1092 (5.28%) Maven
5 1090 (5.27%) Selenium
6 963 (4.65%) Cucumber
7 957 (4.63%) Subversion
8 708 (3.42%) JUnit
9 621 (3.00%) Team Foundation Server
10 400 (1.93%) WebDriver
11 354 (1.71%) Visual Studio
12 318 (1.54%) Grunt
13 300 (1.45%) Gradle
14 299 (1.45%) Mockito
15 286 (1.38%) TeamCity
16 283 (1.37%) Ant
17 261 (1.26%) SpecFlow
18 245 (1.18%) gulp
19 244 (1.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
19 244 (1.18%) Eclipse
General
1 3627 (17.53%) Finance
2 1657 (8.01%) Banking
3 1003 (4.85%) Retail
4 636 (3.07%) Marketing
5 534 (2.58%) Telecoms
6 496 (2.40%) Investment Banking
7 362 (1.75%) Publishing
8 327 (1.58%) Front Office
9 317 (1.53%) Games
10 241 (1.16%) Manufacturing
11 230 (1.11%) Legal
12 172 (0.83%) Law
13 169 (0.82%) Electronics
14 131 (0.63%) Advertising
15 129 (0.62%) Financial Institution
16 123 (0.59%) Back Office
17 92 (0.44%) Retail Banking
18 80 (0.39%) Billing
19 67 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
20 58 (0.28%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 8513 (41.14%) Developer
2 2696 (13.03%) Analyst
3 2577 (12.45%) Java Developer
4 1706 (8.25%) Project Manager
5 1669 (8.07%) Business Analyst
6 1554 (7.51%) Architect
7 1266 (6.12%) Senior Developer
8 1088 (5.26%) Agile Developer
9 1038 (5.02%) JavaScript Developer
10 1007 (4.87%) .NET Developer
11 868 (4.20%) C# Developer
12 806 (3.90%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 709 (3.43%) DevOps Engineer
14 673 (3.25%) Agile Java Developer
15 620 (3.00%) Test Analyst
16 618 (2.99%) Designer
17 545 (2.63%) Senior Java Developer
18 537 (2.60%) C# .NET Developer
19 524 (2.53%) Scrum Master
20 508 (2.46%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4125 (19.94%) HTML
2 3462 (16.73%) CSS
3 2648 (12.80%) .NET
4 2228 (10.77%) Web Services
5 2064 (9.98%) HTML5
6 1956 (9.45%) AngularJS
7 1802 (8.71%) Spring
8 1647 (7.96%) REST
9 1358 (6.56%) CSS3
10 1327 (6.41%) RESTful
11 1319 (6.37%) jQuery
12 1287 (6.22%) XML
13 1038 (5.02%) ASP.NET
14 982 (4.75%) JSON
15 889 (4.30%) J2EE
16 869 (4.20%) Hibernate
17 854 (4.13%) SOAP
18 638 (3.08%) ASP.NET MVC
19 614 (2.97%) Ajax
20 564 (2.73%) React
Miscellaneous
1 1815 (8.77%) User Experience
2 1232 (5.95%) Analytical Skills
3 855 (4.13%) Mobile App
4 479 (2.32%) Computer Science
5 333 (1.61%) Management Information System
6 328 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
7 263 (1.27%) Visualisation
8 215 (1.04%) Psychology
9 197 (0.95%) Derivative
10 192 (0.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 191 (0.92%) iPad
12 178 (0.86%) Data Centre
13 151 (0.73%) Social Media
14 147 (0.71%) Fixed Income
15 144 (0.70%) Data Integration
16 141 (0.68%) Fintech
17 138 (0.67%) Algorithms
18 135 (0.65%) Data Structures
19 130 (0.63%) Digital Media
20 127 (0.61%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 2379 (11.50%) Linux
2 1202 (5.81%) Unix
3 1066 (5.15%) Windows
4 520 (2.51%) Android
5 508 (2.46%) Apple iOS
6 309 (1.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 241 (1.16%) CentOS
8 210 (1.01%) Windows Server
9 198 (0.96%) Ubuntu
10 162 (0.78%) Mac OS X
11 97 (0.47%) AIX
12 85 (0.41%) Windows Server 2012
13 72 (0.35%) Solaris
14 67 (0.32%) Windows Server 2008
15 52 (0.25%) VMS
16 47 (0.23%) Mac OS
17 44 (0.21%) Windows 7
18 38 (0.18%) SUSE
19 31 (0.15%) zOS
20 28 (0.14%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5874 (28.39%) Scrum
2 4625 (22.35%) TDD
3 2506 (12.11%) BDD
4 2389 (11.55%) Continuous Integration
5 2098 (10.14%) Project Management
6 1938 (9.37%) Waterfall
7 1836 (8.87%) DevOps
8 1701 (8.22%) MVC
9 1627 (7.86%) E-Commerce
10 1559 (7.53%) OO
11 1466 (7.09%) Stakeholder Management
12 1418 (6.85%) Open Source
13 1375 (6.65%) SDLC
14 1283 (6.20%) User Stories
15 1254 (6.06%) Software Engineering
16 1227 (5.93%) PRINCE2
17 1163 (5.62%) Kanban
18 1161 (5.61%) Web Development
19 1100 (5.32%) Front End Development
20 1000 (4.83%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 5904 (28.53%) Java
2 4629 (22.37%) JavaScript
3 3118 (15.07%) SQL
4 2495 (12.06%) C#
5 1611 (7.79%) Python
6 1241 (6.00%) Ruby
7 918 (4.44%) Scala
8 741 (3.58%) PHP
9 688 (3.33%) C++
10 465 (2.25%) Bash Shell
11 426 (2.06%) Perl
12 405 (1.96%) C
13 389 (1.88%) PL/SQL
14 377 (1.82%) T-SQL
15 368 (1.78%) PowerShell
16 341 (1.65%) Shell Script
17 288 (1.39%) Groovy
18 211 (1.02%) Objective-C
19 134 (0.65%) Go
20 123 (0.59%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 1752 (8.47%) Security Cleared
2 1245 (6.02%) Degree
3 1054 (5.09%) SC Cleared
4 515 (2.49%) ISEB
5 359 (1.74%) ISTQB
6 300 (1.45%) DV Cleared
7 217 (1.05%) BPSS Clearance
8 175 (0.85%) PMI Certification
9 163 (0.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 155 (0.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 141 (0.68%) PMP
12 131 (0.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 73 (0.35%) CISSP
14 68 (0.33%) APMP
15 67 (0.32%) Microsoft Certification
16 48 (0.23%) ITIL Certification
17 44 (0.21%) BC Cleared
18 42 (0.20%) Sun Certification
19 37 (0.18%) CISM
20 36 (0.17%) CLAS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1126 (5.44%) QA
2 275 (1.33%) Disclosure Scotland
3 183 (0.88%) Data Quality
4 92 (0.44%) SLA
5 90 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 62 (0.30%) ISO 9001
7 54 (0.26%) PCI DSS
8 43 (0.21%) WCAG
9 38 (0.18%) SDET
10 35 (0.17%) WAI
11 30 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 26 (0.13%) MiFID
13 22 (0.11%) TickIT
14 20 (0.097%) COBIT
14 20 (0.097%) EMIR
14 20 (0.097%) ISO 14001
15 17 (0.082%) ISO27005
16 16 (0.077%) Dodd-Frank
17 13 (0.063%) ISAE 3402
17 13 (0.063%) RMADS
System Software
1 639 (3.09%) Docker
2 312 (1.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 237 (1.15%) Active Directory
4 112 (0.54%) vSphere
5 44 (0.21%) VMware ESX
6 43 (0.21%) HDFS
6 43 (0.21%) Hyper-V
7 40 (0.19%) Apache Flume
8 35 (0.17%) Xen
9 30 (0.14%) KVM
10 29 (0.14%) Oracle RAC
11 27 (0.13%) Varnish
12 24 (0.12%) XenApp
13 22 (0.11%) VMware ESXi
13 22 (0.11%) XenDesktop
14 21 (0.10%) GlusterFS
15 20 (0.097%) Ceph
15 20 (0.097%) NFS
15 20 (0.097%) vCloud
16 19 (0.092%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 1090 (5.27%) Puppet
2 620 (3.00%) Opscode Chef
3 414 (2.00%) Ansible
4 170 (0.82%) HP Quality Center
5 124 (0.60%) logstash
5 124 (0.60%) Nagios
6 110 (0.53%) Kubernetes
7 96 (0.46%) Graphite
8 95 (0.46%) ZABBIX
9 78 (0.38%) SCCM
10 75 (0.36%) Kibana
11 70 (0.34%) SCOM
12 67 (0.32%) Salt
13 50 (0.24%) Grafana
13 50 (0.24%) Mesos
14 48 (0.23%) Terraform
15 41 (0.20%) yum
16 39 (0.19%) Packer
17 37 (0.18%) Capistrano
17 37 (0.18%) Icinga
Vendors
1 1784 (8.62%) Oracle
2 1671 (8.08%) Microsoft
3 464 (2.24%) VMware
4 457 (2.21%) SAP
5 373 (1.80%) IBM
6 337 (1.63%) Red Hat
7 328 (1.59%) Google
8 324 (1.57%) Adobe
9 315 (1.52%) HP
10 298 (1.44%) Salesforce.com
11 282 (1.36%) Atlassian
12 199 (0.96%) Sitecore
13 174 (0.84%) hybris
13 174 (0.84%) Informatica
14 160 (0.77%) Pega
15 148 (0.72%) ATG
16 135 (0.65%) Tableau
17 129 (0.62%) ServiceNow
18 125 (0.60%) Splunk
19 103 (0.50%) Apple
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