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 December 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 Dec 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 7950 6615 5039
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 16.04% 14.13% 11.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 21.43% 19.02% 15.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 5823 4624 3491
Average daily rate
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£425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £288 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £550 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £355
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -1.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 58 36
Average hourly rate £36.40 £36.00 £37.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.11% -3.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £21.15 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.01 £46.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £37.25
% change year-on-year
- -3.35%
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
37095 34787 31991
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.83% 74.29% 72.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 24706 21803 19148
Average daily rate £425 £403 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.59% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £593 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1033 1077 1341
Average hourly rate £24.00 £26.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.43% -11.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.82
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 December 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 December 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 December 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 +1 4377 £450 +5.88% 814
South East +1 1131 £390 +4.00% 352
Yorkshire +2 511 £375 +15.38% 171
South West +4 485 £400 +14.28% 159
East of England +1 476 £420 +8.38% 120
North West 0 420 £378 +7.85% 187
West Midlands +15 229 £388 +19.23% 67
North East +9 173 £450 +16.12% 16
East Midlands +4 144 £375 +15.38% 54
Midlands +1 10 £444 +16.77% 1
South Coast +7 2 £500 -
Agile Software Development
UK

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 4824 (30.27%) Scrum
2 4232 (26.56%) Java
3 3831 (24.04%) TDD
4 3514 (22.05%) HTML
5 3463 (21.73%) JavaScript
6 2821 (17.70%) Finance
7 2792 (17.52%) .NET
8 2768 (17.37%) CSS
9 2742 (17.21%) SQL
10 2644 (16.59%) C#
11 1993 (12.51%) Continuous Integration
12 1925 (12.08%) Web Services
13 1920 (12.05%) BDD
14 1866 (11.71%) Linux
15 1848 (11.60%) MVC
16 1789 (11.23%) OO
17 1763 (11.06%) HTML5
18 1703 (10.69%) Project Management
19 1589 (9.97%) SQL Server
20 1560 (9.79%) E-Commerce
21 1550 (9.73%) jQuery
22 1501 (9.42%) Oracle
23 1434 (9.00%) Microsoft
23 1434 (9.00%) Git (software)
24 1413 (8.87%) XML
25 1368 (8.58%) Waterfall
26 1278 (8.02%) Banking
27 1224 (7.68%) ASP.NET
28 1189 (7.46%) User Experience
29 1120 (7.03%) QA

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (3.93%) Apache
2 565 (3.55%) CMS
3 542 (3.40%) Node.js
4 473 (2.97%) SharePoint
5 405 (2.54%) Tomcat
6 227 (1.42%) JBoss
7 215 (1.35%) IIS
8 212 (1.33%) Confluence
9 204 (1.28%) WebSphere
10 199 (1.25%) WebLogic
11 152 (0.95%) Drupal
12 124 (0.78%) SharePoint 2010
13 114 (0.72%) SharePoint 2013
14 110 (0.69%) Apache Solr
15 105 (0.66%) Adobe CQ
16 102 (0.64%) Elasticsearch
17 99 (0.62%) BizTalk Server
18 90 (0.56%) Sitecore CMS
19 84 (0.53%) OpenStack
20 73 (0.46%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 745 (4.68%) MS Excel
2 284 (1.78%) MS Project
3 267 (1.68%) MS Office
4 207 (1.30%) Photoshop
5 187 (1.17%) MS Visio
6 149 (0.94%) MS PowerPoint
7 114 (0.72%) Adobe Illustrator
8 34 (0.21%) Fireworks
9 33 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
10 26 (0.16%) PowerPivot
11 25 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 22 (0.14%) OmniGraffle
13 18 (0.11%) Mingle
14 16 (0.10%) InfoPath
15 13 (0.082%) SPSS
16 11 (0.069%) Adobe After Effects
17 6 (0.038%) Acrobat
18 4 (0.025%) InDesign
19 2 (0.013%) Niku Workbench
19 2 (0.013%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 233 (1.46%) Dynamics CRM
2 55 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 52 (0.33%) Google Analytics
3 52 (0.33%) Oracle BPM
4 37 (0.23%) Magento
5 34 (0.21%) RMDS
6 33 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
7 25 (0.16%) Summit
7 25 (0.16%) Agresso
8 20 (0.13%) Oracle General Ledger
9 19 (0.12%) Oracle Payables
10 16 (0.10%) Maximo
11 15 (0.094%) IntelliMatch
11 15 (0.094%) Dynamics NAV
12 14 (0.088%) Cognos Business Intelligence
12 14 (0.088%) Oracle Receivables
12 14 (0.088%) Oracle Assets
12 14 (0.088%) ION MarketView
12 14 (0.088%) Oracle EBS
13 13 (0.082%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 285 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 259 (1.63%) Amazon AWS
3 165 (1.04%) SaaS
4 146 (0.92%) PaaS
5 95 (0.60%) GitHub
6 84 (0.53%) Amazon EC2
7 74 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
8 69 (0.43%) IaaS
9 67 (0.42%) Force.com
10 56 (0.35%) Amazon S3
11 54 (0.34%) Office 365
12 30 (0.19%) Heroku
13 13 (0.082%) Amazon SQS
14 11 (0.069%) Joyent
14 11 (0.069%) Google Cloud Platform
15 9 (0.056%) Amazon EMR
16 8 (0.050%) Basecamp
16 8 (0.050%) Google App Engine
17 7 (0.044%) Google Apps
17 7 (0.044%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 391 (2.45%) HTTP
2 331 (2.08%) Internet
3 141 (0.88%) TCP/IP
4 117 (0.73%) Intranet
5 103 (0.65%) SSL
6 97 (0.61%) DNS
7 86 (0.54%) Firewall
8 56 (0.35%) SAN
9 48 (0.30%) LDAP
10 42 (0.26%) LAN
10 42 (0.26%) VPN
11 40 (0.25%) WAN
12 34 (0.21%) ATM
13 27 (0.17%) FTP
14 26 (0.16%) HTTPS
14 26 (0.16%) GSM
15 23 (0.14%) Ethernet
15 23 (0.14%) Network Security
15 23 (0.14%) AMQP
16 22 (0.14%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1589 (9.97%) SQL Server
2 804 (5.05%) MySQL
3 586 (3.68%) Relational Database
4 582 (3.65%) MongoDB
5 519 (3.26%) NoSQL
6 468 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
7 386 (2.42%) SQL Server 2008
8 351 (2.20%) Oracle Database
9 324 (2.03%) Big Data
10 274 (1.72%) PostgreSQL
11 267 (1.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 257 (1.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 256 (1.61%) Hadoop
14 201 (1.26%) RDBMS
15 183 (1.15%) SQL Server 2012
16 175 (1.10%) Apache Cassandra
17 140 (0.88%) Redis
18 133 (0.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 128 (0.80%) Oracle Database 11g
20 119 (0.75%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1434 (9.00%) Git (software)
2 989 (6.21%) Selenium
3 985 (6.18%) Jenkins
4 978 (6.14%) JIRA
5 829 (5.20%) Subversion
6 737 (4.63%) Cucumber
7 732 (4.59%) Maven
8 679 (4.26%) Team Foundation Server
9 545 (3.42%) Visual Studio
10 526 (3.30%) JUnit
11 356 (2.23%) WebDriver
12 298 (1.87%) Eclipse
13 274 (1.72%) TeamCity
14 273 (1.71%) NUnit
15 265 (1.66%) Ant
16 246 (1.54%) Jasmine
17 229 (1.44%) SpecFlow
18 218 (1.37%) Hudson
19 191 (1.20%) Grunt
20 157 (0.99%) Mockito
General
1 2821 (17.70%) Finance
2 1278 (8.02%) Banking
3 672 (4.22%) Retail
4 569 (3.57%) Investment Banking
5 434 (2.72%) Marketing
6 429 (2.69%) Front Office
7 362 (2.27%) Telecoms
8 308 (1.93%) Publishing
9 307 (1.93%) Games
10 235 (1.47%) Legal
11 162 (1.02%) Advertising
12 160 (1.00%) Back Office
13 130 (0.82%) Manufacturing
14 107 (0.67%) Financial Institution
15 86 (0.54%) Law
16 80 (0.50%) Electronics
17 79 (0.50%) Automotive
18 56 (0.35%) Retail Banking
19 44 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
20 39 (0.24%) Billing
Job Titles
1 6977 (43.78%) Developer
2 2316 (14.53%) Analyst
3 1511 (9.48%) Java Developer
4 1479 (9.28%) Business Analyst
5 1403 (8.80%) Project Manager
6 1041 (6.53%) .NET Developer
7 963 (6.04%) Senior Developer
8 825 (5.18%) Architect
9 703 (4.41%) C# Developer
10 491 (3.08%) Front-End Developer
11 465 (2.92%) Test Analyst
12 457 (2.87%) Tester
13 449 (2.82%) Agile Business Analyst
14 410 (2.57%) Web Developer
15 408 (2.56%) DevOps Engineer
16 404 (2.54%) Designer
17 389 (2.44%) ScrumMaster
18 385 (2.42%) C# .NET Developer
19 340 (2.13%) PHP Developer
20 318 (2.00%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3514 (22.05%) HTML
2 2792 (17.52%) .NET
3 2768 (17.37%) CSS
4 1925 (12.08%) Web Services
5 1763 (11.06%) HTML5
6 1550 (9.73%) jQuery
7 1413 (8.87%) XML
8 1224 (7.68%) ASP.NET
9 1097 (6.88%) CSS3
10 1053 (6.61%) Spring
11 959 (6.02%) AngularJS
12 883 (5.54%) RESTful
13 864 (5.42%) REST
14 780 (4.89%) J2EE
15 721 (4.52%) WCF
16 710 (4.46%) ASP.NET MVC
17 705 (4.42%) Ajax
18 668 (4.19%) JSON
19 647 (4.06%) SOAP
20 646 (4.05%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1189 (7.46%) User Experience
2 1036 (6.50%) Open Source
3 917 (5.75%) Analytical Skills
4 619 (3.88%) Mobile App
5 418 (2.62%) Computer Science
6 257 (1.61%) Derivative
7 246 (1.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 244 (1.53%) Management Information System
9 228 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
10 207 (1.30%) Data Structures
11 201 (1.26%) Visualisation
12 199 (1.25%) Digital Media
13 195 (1.22%) Fixed Income
14 183 (1.15%) iPad
15 162 (1.02%) Algorithms
16 160 (1.00%) Social Media
17 135 (0.85%) Data Integration
18 133 (0.83%) iPhone
19 108 (0.68%) Equities
20 97 (0.61%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 1866 (11.71%) Linux
2 937 (5.88%) UNIX
3 823 (5.16%) Windows
4 577 (3.62%) Apple iOS
5 519 (3.26%) Android
6 234 (1.47%) CentOS
7 146 (0.92%) Ubuntu
8 126 (0.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 126 (0.79%) Mac OS X
9 92 (0.58%) Windows Server 2008
10 66 (0.41%) Solaris
11 51 (0.32%) Windows 7
12 49 (0.31%) Windows Phone
13 40 (0.25%) Windows Server 2012
14 39 (0.24%) Oracle Linux
15 32 (0.20%) AIX
16 31 (0.19%) Windows Server 2003
17 26 (0.16%) Windows Mobile
18 22 (0.14%) Windows 8
19 21 (0.13%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 4824 (30.27%) Scrum
2 3831 (24.04%) TDD
3 1993 (12.51%) Continuous Integration
4 1920 (12.05%) BDD
5 1848 (11.60%) MVC
6 1789 (11.23%) OO
7 1703 (10.69%) Project Management
8 1560 (9.79%) E-Commerce
9 1368 (8.58%) Waterfall
10 978 (6.14%) Stakeholder Management
11 946 (5.94%) User Stories
12 943 (5.92%) PRINCE2
13 934 (5.86%) Software Engineering
14 927 (5.82%) DevOps
15 823 (5.16%) Kanban
16 815 (5.11%) Web Development
17 792 (4.97%) Unit Testing
18 777 (4.88%) SOA
19 747 (4.69%) Business Analysis
20 697 (4.37%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 4232 (26.56%) Java
2 3463 (21.73%) JavaScript
3 2742 (17.21%) SQL
4 2644 (16.59%) C#
5 1115 (7.00%) Ruby
6 1093 (6.86%) Python
7 975 (6.12%) PHP
8 512 (3.21%) Scala
9 473 (2.97%) C++
10 366 (2.30%) T-SQL
11 333 (2.09%) PL/SQL
12 329 (2.06%) Perl
13 305 (1.91%) C
14 270 (1.69%) Bash Shell
15 215 (1.35%) Objective-C
16 206 (1.29%) Shell Script
17 169 (1.06%) Groovy
18 133 (0.83%) PowerShell
19 132 (0.83%) VB.NET
20 110 (0.69%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 1026 (6.44%) Degree
2 865 (5.43%) Security Cleared
3 455 (2.86%) SC Cleared
4 447 (2.81%) ISEB
5 201 (1.26%) ISTQB
6 156 (0.98%) PMI Certification
7 148 (0.93%) DV Cleared
8 134 (0.84%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 125 (0.78%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 89 (0.56%) PMP
11 88 (0.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 80 (0.50%) Microsoft Certification
13 40 (0.25%) ITIL Certification
13 40 (0.25%) Sun Certification
14 35 (0.22%) BC Cleared
15 24 (0.15%) MCITP
16 23 (0.14%) CISSP
17 18 (0.11%) MCTS
17 18 (0.11%) APMP
18 17 (0.11%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1120 (7.03%) QA
2 60 (0.38%) ISO 9001
3 50 (0.31%) SLA
4 45 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 33 (0.21%) Data Quality
6 31 (0.19%) COBIT
7 24 (0.15%) ISO 14001
7 24 (0.15%) PCI DSS
8 21 (0.13%) P3O
9 20 (0.13%) EMIR
10 13 (0.082%) Dodd-Frank
10 13 (0.082%) Basel III
11 12 (0.075%) HL7
11 12 (0.075%) WAI
12 10 (0.063%) ISO 9000
13 9 (0.056%) WCAG
14 8 (0.050%) COREP
14 8 (0.050%) FATCA
15 7 (0.044%) GxP
15 7 (0.044%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 154 (0.97%) VMware Infrastructure
2 70 (0.44%) Active Directory
3 52 (0.33%) vCloud
4 50 (0.31%) Varnish
4 50 (0.31%) Docker
5 39 (0.24%) vSphere
6 36 (0.23%) Oracle RAC
7 24 (0.15%) HDFS
8 23 (0.14%) VirtualBox
9 19 (0.12%) Xen
9 19 (0.12%) KVM
10 18 (0.11%) XenServer
11 17 (0.11%) Apache Flume
12 16 (0.10%) VMware ESX
13 15 (0.094%) Hyper-V
14 14 (0.088%) NFS
15 11 (0.069%) Samba
16 9 (0.056%) Firmware
16 9 (0.056%) VMware ESXi
17 8 (0.050%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 724 (4.54%) Puppet
2 489 (3.07%) Opscode Chef
3 189 (1.19%) HP Quality Center
4 158 (0.99%) Ansible
5 148 (0.93%) Vagrant
6 128 (0.80%) Nagios
7 67 (0.42%) Salt
8 60 (0.38%) ZABBIX
9 51 (0.32%) Graphite
10 39 (0.24%) Kibana
11 30 (0.19%) Graylog2
12 28 (0.18%) Oracle Identity Management
13 26 (0.16%) logstash
14 24 (0.15%) yum
14 24 (0.15%) Zenoss
15 23 (0.14%) Tivoli
15 23 (0.14%) Cobbler
16 21 (0.13%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
17 19 (0.12%) SCCM
17 19 (0.12%) Oozie
Vendors
1 1501 (9.42%) Oracle
2 1434 (9.00%) Microsoft
3 286 (1.79%) VMware
4 275 (1.73%) Zend
5 269 (1.69%) SAP
6 237 (1.49%) Google
7 226 (1.42%) Adobe
8 225 (1.41%) IBM
9 185 (1.16%) HP
10 184 (1.15%) Salesforce.com
11 142 (0.89%) Red Hat
12 130 (0.82%) hybris
13 116 (0.73%) TIBCO
14 109 (0.68%) Sitecore
15 98 (0.61%) Sybase
16 96 (0.60%) Informatica
17 92 (0.58%) ATG
18 88 (0.55%) Perforce
19 79 (0.50%) Atlassian
20 74 (0.46%) Business Objects
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £480.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Gold Group
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Midlands
Oliver James Associates
Rate: £550 - £750 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Rate: £350 to £400 p/day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £425 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
MNM Associates Ltd
Rate: From £250 to £350 per day on experience
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
AdRoc Group
Rate: Up to £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
AdRoc Group
Rate: Up to £450 per day part remote
Posted: 4 days ago
London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Advanced Resource Managers
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Volt
Rate: £400.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
South West
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Rate: NEG
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450.00 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £400.00 - £700.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
JM
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago