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 1 April 2015 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 4 5 6
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +1
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 8134 7297 5086
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 16.10% 14.80% 11.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 21.04% 19.60% 16.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 5637 5064 3591
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 £300 £288 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.16% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 26 56
Average hourly rate £36.13 £38.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.16% +18.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.24 £28.50 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.95 £60.25 £50.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £37.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.70% +13.84%
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
38668 37231 31680
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 76.53% 75.49% 73.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 24509 23298 19446
Average daily rate £425 £409 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.03% -0.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £570 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1104 1098 1049
Average hourly rate £28.50 £26.75 £31.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.54% -15.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.40 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £50.00 £51.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+9.81% -14.06%

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 1 April 2015.

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 1 April 2015.

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 1 April 2015. 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 0 4204 £450 +5.88% 1399
South East +2 1272 £375 - 495
Yorkshire +3 618 £350 +7.69% 212
North West +3 516 £400 +10.34% 313
South West +1 494 £400 +14.28% 231
East of England +5 429 £406 +1.56% 175
West Midlands +10 255 £400 +14.28% 125
East Midlands +4 254 £400 +6.66% 116
North East +2 82 £390 +56.00% 44
Midlands 0 14 £463 +42.30% 2
South Coast - 1 - -
Agile Software Development
UK

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, 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 4650 (29.43%) Scrum
2 4413 (27.93%) Java
3 3678 (23.28%) TDD
4 3413 (21.60%) JavaScript
5 3372 (21.34%) HTML
6 2848 (18.02%) Finance
7 2829 (17.90%) .NET
8 2739 (17.33%) SQL
9 2614 (16.54%) C#
10 2571 (16.27%) CSS
11 1972 (12.48%) Web Services
12 1895 (11.99%) Continuous Integration
13 1846 (11.68%) Linux
14 1762 (11.15%) BDD
15 1709 (10.82%) HTML5
16 1701 (10.76%) SQL Server
17 1663 (10.52%) Project Management
18 1644 (10.40%) MVC
19 1629 (10.31%) OO
20 1540 (9.75%) Oracle
21 1508 (9.54%) jQuery
22 1499 (9.49%) Waterfall
23 1474 (9.33%) Microsoft
24 1462 (9.25%) E-Commerce
25 1413 (8.94%) Git (software)
26 1322 (8.37%) XML
27 1297 (8.21%) Banking
28 1204 (7.62%) ASP.NET
29 1178 (7.45%) Python
30 1152 (7.29%) Ruby

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, 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
1 628 (3.97%) Node.js
2 540 (3.42%) Apache
3 519 (3.28%) CMS
4 439 (2.78%) SharePoint
5 354 (2.24%) Tomcat
6 244 (1.54%) JBoss
7 237 (1.50%) WebLogic
8 233 (1.47%) Confluence
9 228 (1.44%) WebSphere
10 211 (1.34%) IIS
11 130 (0.82%) BizTalk Server
12 126 (0.80%) Drupal
13 120 (0.76%) Elasticsearch
14 104 (0.66%) OpenStack
14 104 (0.66%) SharePoint 2013
15 103 (0.65%) Sitecore CMS
16 98 (0.62%) Adobe CQ
17 93 (0.59%) SharePoint 2010
18 90 (0.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
19 85 (0.54%) Umbraco
Applications
1 699 (4.42%) MS Excel
2 272 (1.72%) MS Project
3 250 (1.58%) MS Office
4 183 (1.16%) MS Visio
5 144 (0.91%) MS PowerPoint
6 131 (0.83%) Photoshop
7 68 (0.43%) Adobe Illustrator
8 34 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
9 28 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 25 (0.16%) PowerPivot
11 22 (0.14%) OmniGraffle
12 18 (0.11%) InfoPath
13 17 (0.11%) Mingle
14 15 (0.095%) Fireworks
15 10 (0.063%) RoboHelp
16 9 (0.057%) FrameMaker
17 8 (0.051%) SPSS
18 6 (0.038%) Acrobat
19 5 (0.032%) Adobe After Effects
20 4 (0.025%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 196 (1.24%) Dynamics CRM
2 55 (0.35%) Oracle BPM
3 54 (0.34%) Google Analytics
4 50 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 43 (0.27%) Magento
6 41 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
7 25 (0.16%) Maximo
8 22 (0.14%) Summit
9 17 (0.11%) RMDS
10 16 (0.10%) WebTrends
10 16 (0.10%) Markit EDM
11 14 (0.089%) Oracle Payables
12 13 (0.082%) Cognos Business Intelligence
13 12 (0.076%) Dynamics NAV
13 12 (0.076%) SAP BPC
13 12 (0.076%) Oracle General Ledger
14 11 (0.070%) Oracle EBS
14 11 (0.070%) BusinessWorks
14 11 (0.070%) Tridion
15 10 (0.063%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 301 (1.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 250 (1.58%) Amazon AWS
3 172 (1.09%) SaaS
4 113 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
5 97 (0.61%) PaaS
6 85 (0.54%) GitHub
7 82 (0.52%) Amazon EC2
8 60 (0.38%) IaaS
9 56 (0.35%) Force.com
10 49 (0.31%) Office 365
11 43 (0.27%) AWS CloudFormation
12 36 (0.23%) Amazon S3
12 36 (0.23%) Heroku
13 28 (0.18%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 21 (0.13%) Google Cloud Platform
15 16 (0.10%) Amazon SQS
16 14 (0.089%) Amazon ELB
16 14 (0.089%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 12 (0.076%) Amazon ElastiCache
17 12 (0.076%) ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 419 (2.65%) HTTP
2 324 (2.05%) Internet
3 125 (0.79%) TCP/IP
4 104 (0.66%) Firewall
5 100 (0.63%) Intranet
6 80 (0.51%) SSL
7 74 (0.47%) ATM
8 72 (0.46%) SDH
8 72 (0.46%) DNS
9 69 (0.44%) Ethernet
10 68 (0.43%) LDAP
11 66 (0.42%) GSM
12 62 (0.39%) Radio Access Network
13 61 (0.39%) RNC
13 61 (0.39%) UMTS
14 58 (0.37%) SAN
15 50 (0.32%) VPN
16 38 (0.24%) AMQP
17 31 (0.20%) LAN
18 30 (0.19%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1701 (10.76%) SQL Server
2 689 (4.36%) MongoDB
3 620 (3.92%) MySQL
4 618 (3.91%) Relational Database
5 536 (3.39%) Data Warehouse
6 457 (2.89%) NoSQL
7 398 (2.52%) Big Data
8 369 (2.34%) Hadoop
9 363 (2.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 355 (2.25%) SQL Server 2008
11 353 (2.23%) Oracle Database
12 309 (1.96%) PostgreSQL
13 261 (1.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 235 (1.49%) SQL Server 2012
15 195 (1.23%) RDBMS
16 192 (1.22%) Apache Cassandra
17 156 (0.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 120 (0.76%) DB2
18 120 (0.76%) Redis
19 114 (0.72%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1413 (8.94%) Git (software)
2 981 (6.21%) JIRA
3 972 (6.15%) Selenium
4 925 (5.85%) Jenkins
5 880 (5.57%) Subversion
6 721 (4.56%) Cucumber
7 708 (4.48%) Maven
8 620 (3.92%) Team Foundation Server
9 522 (3.30%) Visual Studio
10 499 (3.16%) JUnit
11 323 (2.04%) WebDriver
12 283 (1.79%) TeamCity
13 281 (1.78%) Ant
14 280 (1.77%) Eclipse
15 265 (1.68%) NUnit
16 220 (1.39%) SpecFlow
17 218 (1.38%) Jasmine
18 199 (1.26%) Grunt
19 163 (1.03%) SoapUI
20 160 (1.01%) Mockito
General
1 2848 (18.02%) Finance
2 1297 (8.21%) Banking
3 719 (4.55%) Retail
4 538 (3.40%) Investment Banking
5 434 (2.75%) Telecoms
6 418 (2.65%) Front Office
7 399 (2.52%) Marketing
8 312 (1.97%) Games
9 256 (1.62%) Publishing
10 175 (1.11%) Legal
11 156 (0.99%) Manufacturing
11 156 (0.99%) Advertising
12 152 (0.96%) Back Office
13 96 (0.61%) Financial Institution
14 95 (0.60%) Law
15 76 (0.48%) Electronics
16 72 (0.46%) Retail Banking
17 68 (0.43%) Automotive
18 48 (0.30%) Billing
19 41 (0.26%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 6837 (43.27%) Developer
2 2278 (14.42%) Analyst
3 1678 (10.62%) Java Developer
4 1451 (9.18%) Business Analyst
5 1421 (8.99%) Project Manager
6 1033 (6.54%) .NET Developer
7 952 (6.02%) Architect
8 921 (5.83%) Senior Developer
9 742 (4.70%) C# Developer
10 500 (3.16%) Test Analyst
11 454 (2.87%) Tester
12 407 (2.58%) C# .NET Developer
13 398 (2.52%) Front-End Developer
14 392 (2.48%) DevOps Engineer
15 381 (2.41%) Agile Business Analyst
16 362 (2.29%) Solutions Architect
17 357 (2.26%) Consultant
18 353 (2.23%) Web Developer
19 322 (2.04%) JavaScript Developer
20 318 (2.01%) ScrumMaster
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3372 (21.34%) HTML
2 2829 (17.90%) .NET
3 2571 (16.27%) CSS
4 1972 (12.48%) Web Services
5 1709 (10.82%) HTML5
6 1508 (9.54%) jQuery
7 1322 (8.37%) XML
8 1204 (7.62%) ASP.NET
9 1084 (6.86%) AngularJS
10 997 (6.31%) CSS3
11 962 (6.09%) Spring
12 925 (5.85%) REST
13 840 (5.32%) RESTful
14 800 (5.06%) J2EE
15 724 (4.58%) JSON
16 689 (4.36%) .NET Framework
17 670 (4.24%) SOAP
18 661 (4.18%) WCF
19 657 (4.16%) ASP.NET MVC
20 640 (4.05%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 1088 (6.89%) User Experience
2 958 (6.06%) Open Source
3 894 (5.66%) Analytical Skills
4 638 (4.04%) Mobile App
5 383 (2.42%) Computer Science
6 287 (1.82%) Derivative
7 267 (1.69%) Management Information System
8 234 (1.48%) Enterprise Software
9 229 (1.45%) Visualisation
10 190 (1.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 166 (1.05%) Digital Media
12 156 (0.99%) Fixed Income
13 148 (0.94%) iPad
14 144 (0.91%) Algorithms
15 122 (0.77%) Data Structures
16 117 (0.74%) Equities
17 114 (0.72%) Data Integration
18 110 (0.70%) iPhone
19 107 (0.68%) Social Media
20 95 (0.60%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 1846 (11.68%) Linux
2 933 (5.90%) UNIX
3 906 (5.73%) Windows
4 574 (3.63%) Apple iOS
5 557 (3.52%) Android
6 195 (1.23%) Mac OS X
7 190 (1.20%) CentOS
8 159 (1.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 121 (0.77%) Ubuntu
10 81 (0.51%) Windows Server 2008
11 79 (0.50%) Solaris
12 51 (0.32%) AIX
13 48 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
13 48 (0.30%) Windows Phone
14 31 (0.20%) Oracle Linux
15 30 (0.19%) Windows 7
15 30 (0.19%) Windows Mobile
16 26 (0.16%) Windows Server 2003
17 14 (0.089%) Mac OS
18 12 (0.076%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 4650 (29.43%) Scrum
2 3678 (23.28%) TDD
3 1895 (11.99%) Continuous Integration
4 1762 (11.15%) BDD
5 1663 (10.52%) Project Management
6 1644 (10.40%) MVC
7 1629 (10.31%) OO
8 1499 (9.49%) Waterfall
9 1462 (9.25%) E-Commerce
10 1047 (6.63%) Stakeholder Management
11 968 (6.13%) PRINCE2
12 940 (5.95%) Software Engineering
13 935 (5.92%) User Stories
14 928 (5.87%) DevOps
15 890 (5.63%) SOA
16 844 (5.34%) Kanban
17 781 (4.94%) Unit Testing
17 781 (4.94%) Web Development
18 697 (4.41%) Business Analysis
19 687 (4.35%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 4413 (27.93%) Java
2 3413 (21.60%) JavaScript
3 2739 (17.33%) SQL
4 2614 (16.54%) C#
5 1178 (7.45%) Python
6 1152 (7.29%) Ruby
7 798 (5.05%) PHP
8 489 (3.09%) Scala
9 425 (2.69%) C++
10 351 (2.22%) T-SQL
11 330 (2.09%) Perl
12 314 (1.99%) Bash Shell
13 307 (1.94%) C
14 290 (1.84%) PL/SQL
15 227 (1.44%) Shell Script
16 199 (1.26%) Objective-C
17 163 (1.03%) Groovy
18 157 (0.99%) PowerShell
19 143 (0.90%) VB.NET
20 119 (0.75%) VB
Qualifications
1 1016 (6.43%) Security Cleared
2 990 (6.27%) Degree
3 506 (3.20%) SC Cleared
4 488 (3.09%) ISEB
5 250 (1.58%) DV Cleared
6 215 (1.36%) ISTQB
7 183 (1.16%) PMI Certification
8 128 (0.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 120 (0.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 119 (0.75%) PMP
11 99 (0.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 74 (0.47%) Microsoft Certification
13 35 (0.22%) Sun Certification
14 29 (0.18%) ITIL Certification
15 25 (0.16%) BC Cleared
16 24 (0.15%) HND
17 20 (0.13%) ISEB Practitioner
18 19 (0.12%) MCTS
19 16 (0.10%) MCITP
20 15 (0.095%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1043 (6.60%) QA
2 98 (0.62%) SLA
3 57 (0.36%) ISO 9001
4 44 (0.28%) Data Quality
5 32 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 29 (0.18%) PCI DSS
7 26 (0.16%) P3O
8 21 (0.13%) EMIR
8 21 (0.13%) ISO 14001
9 19 (0.12%) FATCA
10 17 (0.11%) ISO 9000
11 16 (0.10%) Dodd-Frank
12 14 (0.089%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 13 (0.082%) COBIT
14 10 (0.063%) GxP
15 8 (0.051%) WAI
15 8 (0.051%) Basel III
16 7 (0.044%) COREP
16 7 (0.044%) Solvency II
16 7 (0.044%) HL7
System Software
1 193 (1.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 97 (0.61%) Docker
3 89 (0.56%) Active Directory
4 63 (0.40%) Varnish
5 54 (0.34%) vSphere
6 53 (0.34%) vCloud
7 45 (0.28%) HDFS
8 39 (0.25%) Apache Flume
8 39 (0.25%) Oracle RAC
9 32 (0.20%) KVM
10 28 (0.18%) Hyper-V
11 26 (0.16%) VirtualBox
12 22 (0.14%) Xen
13 17 (0.11%) QEMU
14 16 (0.10%) NFS
14 16 (0.10%) Firmware
15 14 (0.089%) Apache ZooKeeper
16 11 (0.070%) VMware ESXi
17 9 (0.057%) SRDF
18 8 (0.051%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 737 (4.66%) Puppet
2 486 (3.08%) Opscode Chef
3 211 (1.34%) Ansible
4 165 (1.04%) HP Quality Center
5 150 (0.95%) Vagrant
6 107 (0.68%) Nagios
7 71 (0.45%) Salt
8 66 (0.42%) ZABBIX
9 45 (0.28%) Graphite
10 44 (0.28%) Kibana
11 33 (0.21%) Cobbler
12 29 (0.18%) StatsD
12 29 (0.18%) yum
12 29 (0.18%) Tivoli
13 28 (0.18%) Graylog
14 24 (0.15%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
15 23 (0.15%) logstash
16 21 (0.13%) Oracle Identity Management
16 21 (0.13%) Zenoss
17 18 (0.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1540 (9.75%) Oracle
2 1474 (9.33%) Microsoft
3 313 (1.98%) VMware
4 256 (1.62%) IBM
5 238 (1.51%) SAP
6 219 (1.39%) Google
7 200 (1.27%) Salesforce.com
8 197 (1.25%) Adobe
9 184 (1.16%) HP
10 171 (1.08%) Red Hat
11 168 (1.06%) Zend
12 154 (0.97%) hybris
13 129 (0.82%) Sitecore
14 126 (0.80%) Tableau
15 119 (0.75%) Sybase
16 112 (0.71%) TIBCO
17 80 (0.51%) Atlassian
18 79 (0.50%) ATG
19 74 (0.47%) Perforce
20 72 (0.46%) Apple
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