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 19 August 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
19 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 16 20 27
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +7
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 4164 3322 2926
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 8.19% 6.85% 5.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.99% 9.29% 7.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 2894 2341 1997
Average daily rate
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£410 £420 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.38% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £569 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 17 27
Average hourly rate £33.73 £41.00 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.74% +10.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.21 £29.05 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.00 £50.00 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.50 £38.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+36.36% +6.94%
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
37876 35754 38663
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.51% 73.68% 71.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 23895 22354 22801
Average daily rate £413 £406 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.60% +1.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £273 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £373 £363
% change year-on-year
+0.53% +2.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1083 969 1404
Average hourly rate £22.50 £30.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.75 £13.89
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.50 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 19 August 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 19 August 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 19 August 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 +8 2512 £436 -3.11% 660
South East +4 503 £375 - 219
East of England -2 250 £388 -8.82% 93
North West +13 238 £350 +3.70% 117
South West +8 202 £375 +7.14% 106
Yorkshire +18 189 £340 +7.93% 98
West Midlands +8 123 £350 +11.11% 50
East Midlands -11 71 £400 +12.67% 61
North East +15 61 £385 +2.66% 34
Agile Software Development
UK

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 2159 (27.52%) Scrum
2 1954 (24.90%) Java
3 1923 (24.51%) TDD
4 1774 (22.61%) HTML
5 1692 (21.57%) JavaScript
6 1467 (18.70%) C#
7 1441 (18.37%) CSS
8 1438 (18.33%) .NET
9 1307 (16.66%) Finance
10 1289 (16.43%) SQL
11 1040 (13.26%) OO
12 1033 (13.17%) Web Services
13 1023 (13.04%) BDD
14 967 (12.32%) MVC
15 943 (12.02%) HTML5
16 925 (11.79%) Continuous Integration
17 909 (11.59%) jQuery
17 909 (11.59%) SQL Server
18 875 (11.15%) E-Commerce
19 798 (10.17%) Project Management
20 787 (10.03%) XML
21 739 (9.42%) Linux
22 733 (9.34%) ASP.NET
23 718 (9.15%) Microsoft
24 710 (9.05%) QA
25 705 (8.99%) Oracle
26 626 (7.98%) CSS3
27 604 (7.70%) Git (software)
28 595 (7.58%) Degree
29 590 (7.52%) User Stories

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 (3.66%) CMS
2 262 (3.34%) Apache
3 216 (2.75%) SharePoint
4 210 (2.68%) Node.js
5 184 (2.35%) Tomcat
6 146 (1.86%) IIS
7 115 (1.47%) Confluence
8 97 (1.24%) WebLogic
9 95 (1.21%) WebSphere
10 77 (0.98%) SharePoint 2010
11 57 (0.73%) Drupal
12 53 (0.68%) BizTalk Server
13 52 (0.66%) Umbraco
13 52 (0.66%) SharePoint 2013
14 42 (0.54%) Apache Solr
15 41 (0.52%) Sitecore CMS
16 38 (0.48%) WordPress
17 32 (0.41%) Elasticsearch
18 28 (0.36%) nginx
19 24 (0.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 343 (4.37%) MS Excel
2 105 (1.34%) MS Office
3 104 (1.33%) Photoshop
3 104 (1.33%) MS Project
4 79 (1.01%) MS Visio
5 48 (0.61%) MS PowerPoint
6 44 (0.56%) Adobe Illustrator
7 17 (0.22%) OmniGraffle
8 9 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
8 9 (0.11%) Fireworks
9 8 (0.10%) InfoPath
9 8 (0.10%) PowerPivot
10 6 (0.076%) SPSS
11 3 (0.038%) Stata
12 2 (0.025%) Mingle
13 1 (0.013%) InDesign
13 1 (0.013%) Adobe After Effects
13 1 (0.013%) Niku Workbench
13 1 (0.013%) Quicktime
13 1 (0.013%) Gephi
Business Applications
1 108 (1.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 29 (0.37%) Magento
3 27 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 15 (0.19%) Oracle BPM
5 13 (0.17%) RMDS
5 13 (0.17%) ION MarketView
6 11 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
6 11 (0.14%) Summit
7 10 (0.13%) Cognos TM1
7 10 (0.13%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
8 9 (0.11%) Oracle General Ledger
8 9 (0.11%) Google Analytics
9 8 (0.10%) WebTrends
10 7 (0.089%) SiteCatalyst
11 6 (0.076%) Oracle EBS
12 5 (0.064%) Tridion
12 5 (0.064%) Temenos T24
13 4 (0.051%) SAP ERP
13 4 (0.051%) Remedy ITSM
13 4 (0.051%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 133 (1.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 127 (1.62%) Amazon AWS
3 82 (1.05%) SaaS
4 49 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
4 49 (0.62%) Amazon EC2
5 36 (0.46%) PaaS
6 33 (0.42%) GitHub
7 31 (0.40%) Force.com
8 29 (0.37%) Office 365
9 23 (0.29%) Amazon S3
10 18 (0.23%) IaaS
11 15 (0.19%) Amazon SQS
12 11 (0.14%) Amazon ELB
13 10 (0.13%) Heroku
14 7 (0.089%) Amazon EMR
14 7 (0.089%) Google Apps
15 6 (0.076%) CloudFront
16 5 (0.064%) Rackspace Cloud
17 2 (0.025%) Joyent
17 2 (0.025%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 191 (2.43%) Internet
2 159 (2.03%) HTTP
3 78 (0.99%) DNS
4 60 (0.76%) TCP/IP
5 45 (0.57%) LDAP
6 44 (0.56%) Intranet
7 38 (0.48%) SSL
8 33 (0.42%) Firewall
9 21 (0.27%) SAN
10 17 (0.22%) VPN
10 17 (0.22%) LAN
11 16 (0.20%) VoIP
12 15 (0.19%) WAN
12 15 (0.19%) AMQP
13 14 (0.18%) DSL
14 13 (0.17%) Network Security
15 12 (0.15%) NAS
16 11 (0.14%) FTP
17 10 (0.13%) DVB
18 9 (0.11%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 909 (11.59%) SQL Server
2 504 (6.42%) MySQL
3 325 (4.14%) NoSQL
4 303 (3.86%) Relational Database
5 271 (3.45%) MongoDB
6 235 (3.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 228 (2.91%) Data Warehouse
8 166 (2.12%) Big Data
9 144 (1.84%) Oracle Database
10 130 (1.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 125 (1.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 108 (1.38%) RDBMS
13 104 (1.33%) Apache Cassandra
14 99 (1.26%) PostgreSQL
15 80 (1.02%) SQL Server 2012
16 75 (0.96%) Hadoop
17 70 (0.89%) Oracle Database 11g
17 70 (0.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 49 (0.62%) SQL Server 2005
19 40 (0.51%) DB2
Development Applications
1 604 (7.70%) Git (software)
2 524 (6.68%) Selenium
3 465 (5.93%) Cucumber
4 434 (5.53%) JIRA
5 411 (5.24%) Subversion
6 405 (5.16%) Jenkins
7 400 (5.10%) Visual Studio
8 375 (4.78%) Team Foundation Server
9 324 (4.13%) Maven
10 257 (3.28%) JUnit
11 214 (2.73%) WebDriver
12 135 (1.72%) Ant
12 135 (1.72%) NUnit
13 131 (1.67%) Eclipse
13 131 (1.67%) TeamCity
14 125 (1.59%) Jasmine
15 116 (1.48%) Hudson
16 98 (1.25%) SpecFlow
17 90 (1.15%) RSpec
18 87 (1.11%) PHPUnit
General
1 1307 (16.66%) Finance
2 545 (6.95%) Banking
3 429 (5.47%) Retail
4 292 (3.72%) Investment Banking
5 229 (2.92%) Front Office
6 227 (2.89%) Marketing
7 180 (2.29%) Telecoms
8 171 (2.18%) Publishing
9 127 (1.62%) Games
10 108 (1.38%) Back Office
11 95 (1.21%) Legal
12 73 (0.93%) Advertising
13 59 (0.75%) Financial Institution
14 49 (0.62%) Manufacturing
15 39 (0.50%) Automotive
16 38 (0.48%) Electronics
17 37 (0.47%) Law
18 30 (0.38%) Retail Banking
19 25 (0.32%) Local Government
20 18 (0.23%) French Language
Job Titles
1 3566 (45.45%) Developer
2 1116 (14.22%) Analyst
3 697 (8.88%) Business Analyst
4 663 (8.45%) Project Manager
5 658 (8.39%) Java Developer
6 560 (7.14%) .NET Developer
7 406 (5.17%) Senior Developer
8 338 (4.31%) Architect
9 331 (4.22%) Tester
10 323 (4.12%) C# Developer
11 286 (3.65%) Web Developer
12 277 (3.53%) Test Analyst
13 257 (3.28%) Front-End Developer
14 247 (3.15%) Agile Business Analyst
15 245 (3.12%) PHP Developer
16 220 (2.80%) Agile Project Manager
17 218 (2.78%) ScrumMaster
18 212 (2.70%) Designer
19 183 (2.33%) Software Engineer
20 167 (2.13%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1774 (22.61%) HTML
2 1441 (18.37%) CSS
3 1438 (18.33%) .NET
4 1033 (13.17%) Web Services
5 943 (12.02%) HTML5
6 909 (11.59%) jQuery
7 787 (10.03%) XML
8 733 (9.34%) ASP.NET
9 626 (7.98%) CSS3
10 544 (6.93%) Spring
11 457 (5.82%) Ajax
12 424 (5.40%) RESTful
13 406 (5.17%) ASP.NET MVC
14 389 (4.96%) JSON
15 386 (4.92%) WCF
16 361 (4.60%) AngularJS
17 357 (4.55%) REST
18 345 (4.40%) J2EE
19 341 (4.35%) .NET Framework
20 331 (4.22%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 497 (6.33%) Open Source
2 380 (4.84%) Mobile App
3 271 (3.45%) Computer Science
4 142 (1.81%) iPad
5 135 (1.72%) Social Media
6 116 (1.48%) Derivative
7 115 (1.47%) Management Information System
8 105 (1.34%) Fixed Income
9 103 (1.31%) iPhone
9 103 (1.31%) Enterprise Software
10 100 (1.27%) Digital Media
11 91 (1.16%) Visualisation
12 81 (1.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 77 (0.98%) Data Integration
14 68 (0.87%) Credit Risk
15 67 (0.85%) Client/Server
16 58 (0.74%) Inversion of Control
17 57 (0.73%) Mathematics
18 51 (0.65%) W3C
19 50 (0.64%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 739 (9.42%) Linux
2 478 (6.09%) Windows
3 402 (5.12%) UNIX
4 348 (4.44%) Apple iOS
5 287 (3.66%) Android
6 85 (1.08%) CentOS
7 69 (0.88%) Windows Server 2008
8 49 (0.62%) Windows Server 2012
8 49 (0.62%) Solaris
9 28 (0.36%) Mac OS X
10 25 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 24 (0.31%) Ubuntu
12 21 (0.27%) Windows Phone
13 20 (0.25%) Windows 8
13 20 (0.25%) AIX
14 19 (0.24%) Windows Mobile
15 18 (0.23%) Windows 7
16 16 (0.20%) Oracle Linux
17 14 (0.18%) Windows Server 2003
18 13 (0.17%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 2159 (27.52%) Scrum
2 1923 (24.51%) TDD
3 1040 (13.26%) OO
4 1023 (13.04%) BDD
5 967 (12.32%) MVC
6 925 (11.79%) Continuous Integration
7 875 (11.15%) E-Commerce
8 798 (10.17%) Project Management
9 590 (7.52%) User Stories
10 547 (6.97%) Software Engineering
11 516 (6.58%) Unit Testing
12 436 (5.56%) Web Development
13 432 (5.51%) Test Automation
14 419 (5.34%) Kanban
15 371 (4.73%) PRINCE2
16 368 (4.69%) DevOps
17 357 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
18 340 (4.33%) Waterfall
19 338 (4.31%) Business Analysis
20 337 (4.30%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 1954 (24.90%) Java
2 1692 (21.57%) JavaScript
3 1467 (18.70%) C#
4 1289 (16.43%) SQL
5 586 (7.47%) PHP
6 556 (7.09%) Ruby
7 480 (6.12%) Python
8 273 (3.48%) C++
9 232 (2.96%) Scala
10 201 (2.56%) T-SQL
11 160 (2.04%) Perl
12 134 (1.71%) PL/SQL
13 131 (1.67%) Groovy
14 121 (1.54%) C
15 116 (1.48%) PHP5
16 106 (1.35%) Objective-C
17 97 (1.24%) Shell Script
18 82 (1.05%) VB.NET
19 78 (0.99%) Bash Shell
20 70 (0.89%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 595 (7.58%) Degree
2 339 (4.32%) Security Cleared
3 251 (3.20%) ISEB
4 200 (2.55%) SC Cleared
5 132 (1.68%) ISTQB
6 66 (0.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 61 (0.78%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 53 (0.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 51 (0.65%) PMI Certification
10 50 (0.64%) DV Cleared
11 34 (0.43%) PMP
12 30 (0.38%) Microsoft Certification
13 20 (0.25%) ITIL Certification
14 15 (0.19%) Sun Certification
14 15 (0.19%) MCITP
15 13 (0.17%) ISEB Practitioner
16 11 (0.14%) CISSP
17 10 (0.13%) Six Sigma Green Belt
18 9 (0.11%) CBAP
18 9 (0.11%) MAPM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 710 (9.05%) QA
2 33 (0.42%) ISO 9001
3 21 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 13 (0.17%) PCI DSS
5 12 (0.15%) ISO 14001
6 9 (0.11%) Basel III
7 8 (0.10%) SNOMED CT
7 8 (0.10%) WCAG
7 8 (0.10%) SLA
7 8 (0.10%) Data Quality
7 8 (0.10%) EMIR
8 7 (0.089%) WAI
8 7 (0.089%) Basel II
9 6 (0.076%) Dodd-Frank
10 5 (0.064%) HL7
10 5 (0.064%) COBIT
10 5 (0.064%) ISO 9000
11 4 (0.051%) MiFID
11 4 (0.051%) Solvency II
12 3 (0.038%) FATCA
System Software
1 70 (0.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 61 (0.78%) Active Directory
3 20 (0.25%) vSphere
4 18 (0.23%) Oracle RAC
5 15 (0.19%) XenServer
6 13 (0.17%) vCloud
7 9 (0.11%) VMware ESX
8 8 (0.10%) Hyper-V
9 5 (0.064%) KVM
9 5 (0.064%) VirtualBox
10 4 (0.051%) Varnish
10 4 (0.051%) HDFS
10 4 (0.051%) Xen
10 4 (0.051%) NFS
11 3 (0.038%) Samba
11 3 (0.038%) VMware ESXi
11 3 (0.038%) Cygwin
11 3 (0.038%) Docker
12 2 (0.025%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 2 (0.025%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 246 (3.14%) Puppet
2 204 (2.60%) Opscode Chef
3 83 (1.06%) HP Quality Center
4 58 (0.74%) Vagrant
5 51 (0.65%) Nagios
6 42 (0.54%) Ansible
7 34 (0.43%) Salt
8 28 (0.36%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 21 (0.27%) SCCM
10 18 (0.23%) ZABBIX
10 18 (0.23%) Opsview
11 15 (0.19%) Capistrano
12 14 (0.18%) YUM
13 10 (0.13%) Foglight
14 8 (0.10%) collectd
14 8 (0.10%) Icinga
15 7 (0.089%) Red Hat Spacewalk
16 6 (0.076%) Cobbler
16 6 (0.076%) Oozie
17 5 (0.064%) Graylog2
Vendors
1 718 (9.15%) Microsoft
2 705 (8.99%) Oracle
3 200 (2.55%) Zend
4 185 (2.36%) JBoss
5 122 (1.55%) Adobe
6 111 (1.41%) IBM
7 109 (1.39%) VMware
8 102 (1.30%) Salesforce.com
9 89 (1.13%) ATG
10 80 (1.02%) HP
11 76 (0.97%) Sybase
12 75 (0.96%) SAP
13 64 (0.82%) Business Objects
13 64 (0.82%) Red Hat
14 59 (0.75%) hybris
15 53 (0.68%) TIBCO
16 52 (0.66%) Perforce
16 52 (0.66%) Endeca
17 51 (0.65%) Sitecore
18 50 (0.64%) Google
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Premier Group Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Rate: £300 - £325 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Surrey
Clearwater People Solutions
Rate: £300 - £340 Per Day
Posted: 12 hours ago
West London
Experis Ltd
Posted: 12 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Uniting Ambition
Rate: £500-£600
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Roc Search
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £500.00 - £530.00 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Talent International
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Oxbridge Answers
Rate: Excellent market rates
Posted: 13 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Rate: £275 - £325 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
West London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450.00 - £495.00 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
EarthStream Global
Rate: From £400 to £425 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Intapeople
Rate: £300 to £450 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
East Riding
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 16 hours ago
Berkshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £25000 - £30000 Per Annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
Norwich, Norfolk
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Salt
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