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 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Agile Software Development
UK / England
Rank 2 2 4
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 10061 9919 7879
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 24.02% 20.80% 16.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 28.95% 25.10% 20.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 7134 7088 5546
Median daily rate £450 £445 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.12% +4.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 89 58
Median hourly rate £41.75 £45.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.22% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £26.60 £22.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.50 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £45.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-7.77% +25.00%

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
34750 39516 38053
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.98% 82.86% 79.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 23216 26235 24416
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 864 1083 1029
Median hourly rate £36.50 £37.50 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +41.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.90 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £55.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

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 24 February 2017.

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 February 2017.

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 24 February 2017. 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 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 5042 £488 +2.63% 1581
South East +3 1507 £425 +6.25% 531
South West +2 705 £400 +3.22% 231
Yorkshire 0 618 £413 +2.99% 271
North West 0 590 £413 -2.94% 317
West Midlands 0 509 £450 +12.50% 149
East of England +1 466 £425 +0.05% 233
North East 0 329 £400 -8.04% 49
East Midlands 0 254 £395 +5.33% 116
Midlands +3 27 £350 -22.22% 3
South Coast - 3 £550 -
Agile Software Development
UK

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 6266 (29.46%) Scrum
2 5782 (27.18%) Java
3 4707 (22.13%) TDD
4 4563 (21.45%) JavaScript
5 3903 (18.35%) HTML
6 3898 (18.33%) Finance
7 3376 (15.87%) CSS
8 3144 (14.78%) SQL
9 2843 (13.37%) BDD
10 2798 (13.15%) DevOps
11 2733 (12.85%) .NET
12 2724 (12.81%) C#
13 2689 (12.64%) Git (software)
14 2681 (12.60%) Continuous Integration
15 2506 (11.78%) Linux
16 2230 (10.48%) Web Services
17 2195 (10.32%) AngularJS
18 2157 (10.14%) JIRA
19 2109 (9.91%) Jenkins
20 1967 (9.25%) User Experience
21 1927 (9.06%) Project Management
22 1901 (8.94%) Banking
23 1898 (8.92%) Python
24 1886 (8.87%) HTML5
25 1815 (8.53%) Microsoft
26 1767 (8.31%) Oracle
27 1762 (8.28%) Security Cleared
28 1760 (8.27%) MVC
29 1749 (8.22%) Waterfall
30 1716 (8.07%) Spring

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
1 984 (4.63%) Confluence
2 569 (2.68%) Apache
3 512 (2.41%) CMS
4 489 (2.30%) Apache Spark
5 462 (2.17%) Tomcat
6 461 (2.17%) SharePoint
7 406 (1.91%) Elasticsearch
8 371 (1.74%) WebSphere
9 314 (1.48%) JBoss
10 308 (1.45%) WebLogic
11 251 (1.18%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 219 (1.03%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 184 (0.87%) nginx
14 167 (0.79%) IIS
15 137 (0.64%) Drupal
16 129 (0.61%) BizTalk Server
17 118 (0.55%) OpenStack
18 106 (0.50%) Apache Solr
18 106 (0.50%) Cloud Foundry
19 89 (0.42%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 782 (3.68%) MS Excel
2 293 (1.38%) MS Office
3 267 (1.26%) MS Project
4 240 (1.13%) MS PowerPoint
5 232 (1.09%) MS Visio
6 144 (0.68%) Photoshop
7 78 (0.37%) Adobe Illustrator
8 62 (0.29%) HipChat
9 60 (0.28%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 59 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
11 44 (0.21%) OmniGraffle
12 34 (0.16%) InVision
13 9 (0.042%) InDesign
13 9 (0.042%) SPSS
14 8 (0.038%) Flinto
15 5 (0.024%) UXPin
16 4 (0.019%) Camtasia
16 4 (0.019%) Fireworks
16 4 (0.019%) Gliffy
16 4 (0.019%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 405 (1.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 254 (1.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 88 (0.41%) Dynamics AX
4 57 (0.27%) Oracle EBS
5 53 (0.25%) Oracle Applications
6 48 (0.23%) Oracle BPM
7 35 (0.16%) Magento
7 35 (0.16%) Oracle EBS R12
8 33 (0.16%) Remedy ITSM
9 27 (0.13%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
10 23 (0.11%) Oracle Payables
11 18 (0.085%) Adobe Campaign
12 17 (0.080%) Oracle Cash Management
12 17 (0.080%) Salesforce.com CRM
12 17 (0.080%) SAP FI
13 16 (0.075%) Payment Gateway
14 15 (0.071%) Dynamics NAV
15 12 (0.056%) BusinessWorks
16 11 (0.052%) Primavera
17 10 (0.047%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 1715 (8.06%) Amazon AWS
2 1083 (5.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 478 (2.25%) GitHub
4 429 (2.02%) PaaS
5 364 (1.71%) SaaS
6 362 (1.70%) IaaS
7 236 (1.11%) Amazon EC2
8 199 (0.94%) Office 365
9 180 (0.85%) AWS CloudFormation
10 157 (0.74%) Amazon S3
11 121 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
12 81 (0.38%) Google Analytics
13 75 (0.35%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 72 (0.34%) Google Cloud Platform
15 57 (0.27%) AWS Lambda
16 56 (0.26%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 55 (0.26%) Amazon SQS
18 54 (0.25%) Heroku
19 43 (0.20%) Amazon ELB
19 43 (0.20%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 697 (3.28%) HTTP
2 387 (1.82%) Internet
3 258 (1.21%) TCP/IP
4 231 (1.09%) SSL
5 220 (1.03%) Firewall
6 202 (0.95%) DNS
7 131 (0.62%) LDAP
8 122 (0.57%) VPN
9 78 (0.37%) WAN
10 76 (0.36%) Intranet
11 74 (0.35%) Network Security
12 69 (0.32%) LAN
13 65 (0.31%) SSH
14 56 (0.26%) OpenLDAP
15 53 (0.25%) Skype
16 49 (0.23%) Kerberos
16 49 (0.23%) OpenVPN
17 45 (0.21%) Reverse Proxy
17 45 (0.21%) Wi-Fi
18 43 (0.20%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1700 (7.99%) SQL Server
2 987 (4.64%) MongoDB
3 981 (4.61%) NoSQL
4 893 (4.20%) Big Data
5 816 (3.84%) Relational Database
6 764 (3.59%) Hadoop
7 739 (3.47%) MySQL
8 703 (3.30%) PostgreSQL
9 590 (2.77%) Data Warehouse
10 433 (2.04%) Oracle Database
11 330 (1.55%) Apache Cassandra
12 306 (1.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 226 (1.06%) Redis
14 205 (0.96%) Apache Hive
15 204 (0.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 201 (0.94%) RDBMS
17 187 (0.88%) SQL Server 2008
18 180 (0.85%) Oracle Database 11g
19 179 (0.84%) SQL Server 2012
20 167 (0.79%) HBase
Development Applications
1 2689 (12.64%) Git (software)
2 2157 (10.14%) JIRA
3 2109 (9.91%) Jenkins
4 1422 (6.69%) Selenium
5 1034 (4.86%) Cucumber
6 887 (4.17%) Maven
7 747 (3.51%) JUnit
8 699 (3.29%) Subversion
9 678 (3.19%) Team Foundation Server
10 618 (2.91%) WebDriver
11 436 (2.05%) TeamCity
12 432 (2.03%) Visual Studio
13 335 (1.57%) Gradle
14 319 (1.50%) Mockito
15 296 (1.39%) Ant
16 294 (1.38%) Grunt
17 281 (1.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 273 (1.28%) gulp
19 266 (1.25%) Jasmine
19 266 (1.25%) SoapUI
General
1 3898 (18.33%) Finance
2 1901 (8.94%) Banking
3 1006 (4.73%) Retail
4 781 (3.67%) Marketing
5 589 (2.77%) Telecoms
6 544 (2.56%) Investment Banking
7 374 (1.76%) Manufacturing
8 357 (1.68%) Front Office
9 339 (1.59%) Publishing
10 293 (1.38%) Legal
11 292 (1.37%) Games
12 266 (1.25%) Electronics
13 216 (1.02%) Advertising
14 192 (0.90%) Back Office
15 133 (0.63%) Retail Banking
16 122 (0.57%) Financial Institution
17 89 (0.42%) Law
18 88 (0.41%) Automotive
19 56 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
20 51 (0.24%) Billing
Job Titles
1 8695 (40.88%) Developer
2 2489 (11.70%) Analyst
3 2418 (11.37%) Java Developer
4 1688 (7.94%) Business Analyst
5 1448 (6.81%) Architect
6 1260 (5.92%) Project Manager
7 1241 (5.83%) Senior Developer
8 1151 (5.41%) .NET Developer
9 913 (4.29%) JavaScript Developer
10 901 (4.24%) C# Developer
11 847 (3.98%) Agile Developer
11 847 (3.98%) DevOps Engineer
12 781 (3.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 666 (3.13%) Designer
14 649 (3.05%) Tester
15 545 (2.56%) C# .NET Developer
16 543 (2.55%) Scrum Master
17 535 (2.52%) Senior Java Developer
18 520 (2.44%) Scala Developer
19 515 (2.42%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3903 (18.35%) HTML
2 3376 (15.87%) CSS
3 2733 (12.85%) .NET
4 2230 (10.48%) Web Services
5 2195 (10.32%) AngularJS
6 1886 (8.87%) HTML5
7 1716 (8.07%) Spring
8 1702 (8.00%) REST
9 1522 (7.16%) RESTful
10 1412 (6.64%) XML
11 1361 (6.40%) Node.js
12 1320 (6.21%) jQuery
13 1285 (6.04%) JSON
14 1267 (5.96%) CSS3
15 1075 (5.05%) ASP.NET
16 961 (4.52%) SOAP
17 845 (3.97%) React
18 721 (3.39%) J2EE
19 687 (3.23%) Hibernate
20 627 (2.95%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 1967 (9.25%) User Experience
2 1321 (6.21%) Analytical Skills
3 729 (3.43%) Mobile App
4 547 (2.57%) Computer Science
5 325 (1.53%) Management Information System
6 288 (1.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 280 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
8 242 (1.14%) Virtual Team
9 232 (1.09%) Fintech
10 207 (0.97%) Data Centre
10 207 (0.97%) Fixed Income
11 200 (0.94%) Derivative
12 198 (0.93%) Public Cloud
13 183 (0.86%) Social Media
14 178 (0.84%) Data Structures
15 166 (0.78%) Algorithms
16 153 (0.72%) Equities
17 133 (0.63%) iPad
18 99 (0.47%) Linux Command Line
19 98 (0.46%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 2506 (11.78%) Linux
2 1060 (4.98%) Unix
3 1046 (4.92%) Windows
4 606 (2.85%) Android
5 602 (2.83%) Apple iOS
6 363 (1.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 213 (1.00%) CentOS
8 196 (0.92%) Windows Server
9 157 (0.74%) AIX
10 141 (0.66%) Ubuntu
11 105 (0.49%) Mac OS X
12 81 (0.38%) Solaris
13 53 (0.25%) Windows Server 2012
14 51 (0.24%) Windows 10
15 47 (0.22%) Windows Server 2008
16 41 (0.19%) Windows XP
17 37 (0.17%) CoreOS
18 32 (0.15%) Mac OS
19 30 (0.14%) Oracle Linux
20 28 (0.13%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6266 (29.46%) Scrum
2 4707 (22.13%) TDD
3 2843 (13.37%) BDD
4 2798 (13.15%) DevOps
5 2681 (12.60%) Continuous Integration
6 1927 (9.06%) Project Management
7 1760 (8.27%) MVC
8 1749 (8.22%) Waterfall
9 1665 (7.83%) Stakeholder Management
10 1618 (7.61%) E-Commerce
11 1584 (7.45%) Kanban
12 1549 (7.28%) OO
13 1497 (7.04%) Software Engineering
14 1441 (6.77%) Open Source
15 1396 (6.56%) SDLC
16 1334 (6.27%) User Stories
17 1214 (5.71%) Web Development
18 1169 (5.50%) Microservices
19 1143 (5.37%) Front End Development
20 1088 (5.11%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 5782 (27.18%) Java
2 4563 (21.45%) JavaScript
3 3144 (14.78%) SQL
4 2724 (12.81%) C#
5 1898 (8.92%) Python
6 1234 (5.80%) Scala
7 1222 (5.74%) Ruby
8 630 (2.96%) PHP
9 484 (2.28%) Bash Shell
10 478 (2.25%) C++
11 446 (2.10%) Perl
12 411 (1.93%) PowerShell
13 384 (1.81%) C
13 384 (1.81%) Shell Script
14 346 (1.63%) T-SQL
15 345 (1.62%) PL/SQL
16 248 (1.17%) Groovy
17 216 (1.02%) ES6
18 215 (1.01%) Apple Swift
19 209 (0.98%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1762 (8.28%) Security Cleared
2 1302 (6.12%) Degree
3 1141 (5.36%) SC Cleared
4 446 (2.10%) ISEB
5 301 (1.42%) DV Cleared
6 284 (1.34%) BPSS Clearance
7 245 (1.15%) ISTQB
8 153 (0.72%) PMP
9 148 (0.70%) PMI Certification
10 125 (0.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 104 (0.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 90 (0.42%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 72 (0.34%) CTC Cleared
14 65 (0.31%) Microsoft Certification
15 57 (0.27%) ITIL Certification
16 52 (0.24%) CISSP
17 49 (0.23%) PhD
18 48 (0.23%) APMP
19 42 (0.20%) AWS Certification
20 41 (0.19%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1403 (6.60%) QA
2 211 (0.99%) Disclosure Scotland
3 153 (0.72%) SDET
4 138 (0.65%) Data Quality
5 98 (0.46%) MiFID
6 79 (0.37%) PCI DSS
7 78 (0.37%) SLA
8 65 (0.31%) WCAG
9 59 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 58 (0.27%) EMIR
11 55 (0.26%) Dodd-Frank
12 36 (0.17%) FATCA
13 28 (0.13%) WAI
14 26 (0.12%) COBIT
15 19 (0.089%) PMBOK
16 18 (0.085%) ISO 9001
17 17 (0.080%) SEPA
18 16 (0.075%) GDPR
19 13 (0.061%) IFRS
20 11 (0.052%) Actionable Recommendations
System Software
1 1219 (5.73%) Docker
2 228 (1.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 218 (1.02%) Active Directory
4 115 (0.54%) Virtual Machines
5 98 (0.46%) vCloud
6 81 (0.38%) HDFS
7 54 (0.25%) Apache Flume
7 54 (0.25%) Squid
8 49 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
9 47 (0.22%) Hyper-V
9 47 (0.22%) Postfix
10 36 (0.17%) vSphere
11 31 (0.15%) Xen
12 28 (0.13%) Oracle RAC
13 25 (0.12%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 23 (0.11%) VMware ESX
15 21 (0.099%) Shibboleth
16 18 (0.085%) NFS
17 17 (0.080%) KVM
18 14 (0.066%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 1128 (5.30%) Puppet
2 871 (4.09%) Ansible
3 695 (3.27%) Opscode Chef
4 281 (1.32%) Terraform
5 280 (1.32%) Kubernetes
6 202 (0.95%) Kibana
7 160 (0.75%) logstash
8 131 (0.62%) Salt
9 128 (0.60%) ZABBIX
10 112 (0.53%) HP Quality Center
11 88 (0.41%) Nagios
12 67 (0.31%) Docker Swarm
13 63 (0.30%) Mesos
14 60 (0.28%) Rancher
15 57 (0.27%) Grafana
16 52 (0.24%) Packer
17 46 (0.22%) HAProxy
18 45 (0.21%) Graphite
19 39 (0.18%) Hadoop YARN
20 36 (0.17%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1815 (8.53%) Microsoft
2 1767 (8.31%) Oracle
3 493 (2.32%) SAP
4 460 (2.16%) VMware
5 407 (1.91%) Atlassian
6 400 (1.88%) Adobe
7 363 (1.71%) Red Hat
8 360 (1.69%) Google
9 323 (1.52%) IBM
10 251 (1.18%) Salesforce.com
11 229 (1.08%) HP
12 197 (0.93%) ServiceNow
13 182 (0.86%) Splunk
14 162 (0.76%) Sitecore
15 137 (0.64%) hybris
16 122 (0.57%) Sybase
17 115 (0.54%) MuleSoft
18 110 (0.52%) Informatica
19 104 (0.49%) Tableau
20 102 (0.48%) Cisco
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South West
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South West London
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South East London
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Bristol Area
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
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Cheshire
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Northamptonshire
Icore Tech
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Interact Consulting
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South East London
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London
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Poole, Dorset
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MAPP - IT, Digital, Broadcasting & Media Recruitment Specialists
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