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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 4 4 7
Rank change year-on-year
0 +3
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 8855 7344 5756
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 17.47% 15.34% 12.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 22.51% 20.07% 17.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 6328 5261 3993
Average daily rate
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£425 £400 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £353
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +6.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 45 65
Average hourly rate £37.73 £36.00 £39.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.79% -8.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £25.60 £23.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.10 £58.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +1.42%
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
39339 36598 33493
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 77.63% 76.43% 75.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 25883 23216 20586
Average daily rate £415 £405 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.46% -2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1049 1105 1023
Average hourly rate £27.50 £26.50 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.77% -14.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £46.00 £48.84
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 3 July 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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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 4666 £450 +5.88% 1511
South East +4 1307 £400 +6.66% 521
Yorkshire -1 590 £350 +7.69% 251
South West +1 572 £400 +6.66% 240
North West 0 545 £386 +9.57% 343
East of England +5 460 £400 +6.66% 244
West Midlands +5 317 £360 -4.00% 165
East Midlands +6 236 £375 +7.14% 90
North East +5 172 £400 +15.94% 62
Midlands -1 27 £400 - 5
South Coast +5 3 £600 -
Agile Software Development
UK

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 5108 (29.97%) Scrum
2 4415 (25.90%) Java
3 4049 (23.75%) TDD
4 3714 (21.79%) JavaScript
5 3435 (20.15%) HTML
6 3156 (18.52%) Finance
7 3067 (17.99%) .NET
8 2969 (17.42%) SQL
9 2832 (16.61%) C#
10 2680 (15.72%) CSS
11 2042 (11.98%) Web Services
12 2037 (11.95%) Continuous Integration
13 2012 (11.80%) SQL Server
14 1879 (11.02%) HTML5
15 1856 (10.89%) BDD
16 1832 (10.75%) MVC
17 1770 (10.38%) Project Management
18 1734 (10.17%) Linux
19 1667 (9.78%) E-Commerce
20 1643 (9.64%) OO
21 1591 (9.33%) Oracle
21 1591 (9.33%) Waterfall
22 1579 (9.26%) Microsoft
23 1558 (9.14%) Git (software)
24 1515 (8.89%) jQuery
25 1412 (8.28%) Banking
26 1347 (7.90%) ASP.NET
27 1337 (7.84%) AngularJS
28 1333 (7.82%) XML
29 1200 (7.04%) User Experience

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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
1 687 (4.03%) Node.js
2 505 (2.96%) CMS
3 496 (2.91%) Apache
4 425 (2.49%) SharePoint
5 403 (2.36%) Tomcat
6 362 (2.12%) Confluence
7 328 (1.92%) JBoss
8 324 (1.90%) WebSphere
9 220 (1.29%) WebLogic
10 205 (1.20%) IIS
11 146 (0.86%) BizTalk Server
12 144 (0.84%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 129 (0.76%) Drupal
14 120 (0.70%) Umbraco
15 115 (0.67%) SharePoint 2013
16 109 (0.64%) Elasticsearch
17 105 (0.62%) OpenStack
18 100 (0.59%) Sitecore CMS
19 87 (0.51%) SAS
20 85 (0.50%) nginx
Applications
1 725 (4.25%) MS Excel
2 289 (1.70%) MS Office
3 283 (1.66%) MS Project
4 212 (1.24%) MS Visio
5 148 (0.87%) MS PowerPoint
6 132 (0.77%) Photoshop
7 58 (0.34%) Adobe Illustrator
8 38 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
9 27 (0.16%) PowerPivot
10 21 (0.12%) OmniGraffle
11 20 (0.12%) InfoPath
12 17 (0.100%) Fireworks
13 16 (0.094%) Adobe Creative Suite
14 15 (0.088%) FrameMaker
14 15 (0.088%) RoboHelp
15 12 (0.070%) SPSS
16 10 (0.059%) Open Workbench
16 10 (0.059%) Mingle
17 3 (0.018%) Adobe After Effects
17 3 (0.018%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 203 (1.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 69 (0.40%) Magento
3 59 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 59 (0.35%) Oracle BPM
4 36 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
5 31 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
6 22 (0.13%) Oracle Financials
7 20 (0.12%) WebTrends
8 18 (0.11%) Adobe Campaign
9 17 (0.100%) BusinessWorks
10 16 (0.094%) RMDS
11 15 (0.088%) Endur
11 15 (0.088%) SAP SCM
12 14 (0.082%) thinkFolio
12 14 (0.082%) Tridion
12 14 (0.082%) Maximo
13 13 (0.076%) Summit
13 13 (0.076%) Markit EDM
14 11 (0.065%) Dynamics NAV
15 10 (0.059%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 691 (4.05%) Amazon AWS
2 352 (2.07%) Microsoft Azure
3 174 (1.02%) SaaS
4 160 (0.94%) Cloud Computing
5 158 (0.93%) GitHub
6 84 (0.49%) Amazon EC2
7 72 (0.42%) Office 365
8 66 (0.39%) IaaS
9 64 (0.38%) Google Cloud Platform
9 64 (0.38%) PaaS
10 48 (0.28%) AWS CloudFormation
11 44 (0.26%) Google Analytics
12 42 (0.25%) Force.com
13 41 (0.24%) Heroku
14 40 (0.23%) Amazon S3
15 31 (0.18%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 30 (0.18%) Amazon SQS
17 25 (0.15%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
18 23 (0.13%) Google App Engine
19 20 (0.12%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 462 (2.71%) HTTP
2 366 (2.15%) Internet
3 142 (0.83%) TCP/IP
4 104 (0.61%) SSL
5 97 (0.57%) Firewall
6 88 (0.52%) Intranet
7 73 (0.43%) LDAP
8 72 (0.42%) DNS
9 58 (0.34%) ATM
9 58 (0.34%) SDH
10 57 (0.33%) SAN
11 52 (0.31%) Ethernet
12 51 (0.30%) GSM
13 49 (0.29%) UMTS
14 48 (0.28%) VPN
14 48 (0.28%) Radio Access Network
15 47 (0.28%) RNC
16 38 (0.22%) AMQP
17 37 (0.22%) Network Security
18 33 (0.19%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2012 (11.80%) SQL Server
2 769 (4.51%) MongoDB
3 747 (4.38%) MySQL
4 631 (3.70%) Relational Database
5 608 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
6 586 (3.44%) NoSQL
7 472 (2.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 405 (2.38%) Big Data
9 388 (2.28%) Hadoop
10 365 (2.14%) Oracle Database
11 355 (2.08%) PostgreSQL
12 345 (2.02%) SQL Server 2008
13 334 (1.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 293 (1.72%) SQL Server 2012
15 240 (1.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 239 (1.40%) Apache Cassandra
17 173 (1.01%) RDBMS
18 153 (0.90%) DB2
19 116 (0.68%) Redis
20 113 (0.66%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 1558 (9.14%) Git (software)
2 1095 (6.42%) JIRA
3 1030 (6.04%) Jenkins
4 1013 (5.94%) Selenium
5 947 (5.56%) Subversion
6 715 (4.19%) Cucumber
7 654 (3.84%) Maven
8 609 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
9 497 (2.92%) JUnit
10 482 (2.83%) Visual Studio
11 354 (2.08%) WebDriver
12 284 (1.67%) NUnit
13 270 (1.58%) TeamCity
14 253 (1.48%) Ant
15 246 (1.44%) Jasmine
16 244 (1.43%) SpecFlow
17 242 (1.42%) Eclipse
18 217 (1.27%) Grunt
19 174 (1.02%) SoapUI
20 153 (0.90%) Mockito
General
1 3156 (18.52%) Finance
2 1412 (8.28%) Banking
3 908 (5.33%) Retail
4 567 (3.33%) Investment Banking
5 466 (2.73%) Marketing
6 455 (2.67%) Telecoms
7 424 (2.49%) Front Office
8 288 (1.69%) Games
9 245 (1.44%) Publishing
10 187 (1.10%) Manufacturing
11 182 (1.07%) Legal
12 169 (0.99%) Back Office
13 130 (0.76%) Advertising
14 108 (0.63%) Law
15 89 (0.52%) Retail Banking
16 81 (0.48%) Financial Institution
17 75 (0.44%) Electronics
17 75 (0.44%) Automotive
18 65 (0.38%) Billing
19 48 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 7386 (43.33%) Developer
2 2471 (14.50%) Analyst
3 1669 (9.79%) Java Developer
4 1614 (9.47%) Project Manager
5 1568 (9.20%) Business Analyst
6 1126 (6.61%) .NET Developer
7 1091 (6.40%) Architect
8 877 (5.15%) Senior Developer
9 779 (4.57%) C# Developer
10 545 (3.20%) Test Analyst
11 446 (2.62%) Front-End Developer
12 443 (2.60%) Tester
13 439 (2.58%) Agile Business Analyst
14 422 (2.48%) Solutions Architect
15 410 (2.41%) Web Developer
15 410 (2.41%) C# .NET Developer
16 365 (2.14%) Consultant
17 353 (2.07%) Agile Project Manager
18 349 (2.05%) ScrumMaster
19 343 (2.01%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3435 (20.15%) HTML
2 3067 (17.99%) .NET
3 2680 (15.72%) CSS
4 2042 (11.98%) Web Services
5 1879 (11.02%) HTML5
6 1515 (8.89%) jQuery
7 1347 (7.90%) ASP.NET
8 1337 (7.84%) AngularJS
9 1333 (7.82%) XML
10 1137 (6.67%) CSS3
11 1053 (6.18%) Spring
12 1032 (6.05%) REST
13 931 (5.46%) RESTful
14 870 (5.10%) JSON
15 853 (5.00%) J2EE
16 763 (4.48%) .NET Framework
17 741 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC
18 731 (4.29%) SOAP
19 661 (3.88%) WCF
20 618 (3.63%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 1200 (7.04%) User Experience
2 949 (5.57%) Analytical Skills
3 796 (4.67%) Mobile App
4 337 (1.98%) Computer Science
5 285 (1.67%) Management Information System
6 262 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
7 256 (1.50%) Visualisation
8 239 (1.40%) Derivative
9 207 (1.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 155 (0.91%) Digital Media
11 148 (0.87%) Data Centre
12 145 (0.85%) Fixed Income
13 136 (0.80%) iPad
14 120 (0.70%) Data Integration
15 119 (0.70%) Algorithms
16 117 (0.69%) iPhone
17 115 (0.67%) Client/Server
18 110 (0.65%) Social Media
19 108 (0.63%) NHS
20 106 (0.62%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 1734 (10.17%) Linux
2 942 (5.53%) UNIX
3 925 (5.43%) Windows
4 706 (4.14%) Apple iOS
5 635 (3.73%) Android
6 184 (1.08%) Mac OS X
7 168 (0.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 133 (0.78%) CentOS
9 107 (0.63%) Ubuntu
10 77 (0.45%) AIX
11 74 (0.43%) Solaris
12 67 (0.39%) Windows Server 2008
13 61 (0.36%) Windows Server 2012
14 44 (0.26%) Windows Phone
15 36 (0.21%) Windows Server 2003
16 29 (0.17%) Windows Mobile
17 28 (0.16%) Debian
18 27 (0.16%) Windows 7
19 15 (0.088%) VME
20 13 (0.076%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5108 (29.97%) Scrum
2 4049 (23.75%) TDD
3 2037 (11.95%) Continuous Integration
4 1856 (10.89%) BDD
5 1832 (10.75%) MVC
6 1770 (10.38%) Project Management
7 1667 (9.78%) E-Commerce
8 1643 (9.64%) OO
9 1591 (9.33%) Waterfall
10 1199 (7.03%) SDLC
11 1157 (6.79%) Stakeholder Management
12 1130 (6.63%) PRINCE2
13 989 (5.80%) Unit Testing
14 978 (5.74%) User Stories
15 972 (5.70%) Software Engineering
16 957 (5.61%) SOA
17 927 (5.44%) Open Source
18 891 (5.23%) DevOps
19 857 (5.03%) Kanban
20 789 (4.63%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4415 (25.90%) Java
2 3714 (21.79%) JavaScript
3 2969 (17.42%) SQL
4 2832 (16.61%) C#
5 1068 (6.27%) Python
6 975 (5.72%) Ruby
7 744 (4.36%) PHP
8 501 (2.94%) Scala
9 443 (2.60%) T-SQL
10 434 (2.55%) C++
11 326 (1.91%) Perl
12 301 (1.77%) PL/SQL
13 297 (1.74%) Objective-C
14 279 (1.64%) C
15 267 (1.57%) Bash Shell
16 218 (1.28%) Shell Script
17 200 (1.17%) PowerShell
18 177 (1.04%) Groovy
19 156 (0.92%) VB.NET
20 128 (0.75%) VB
Qualifications
1 1120 (6.57%) Security Cleared
2 959 (5.63%) Degree
3 569 (3.34%) SC Cleared
4 456 (2.68%) ISEB
5 287 (1.68%) DV Cleared
6 234 (1.37%) ISTQB
7 202 (1.19%) PMI Certification
8 137 (0.80%) PMP
9 125 (0.73%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 116 (0.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 107 (0.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 67 (0.39%) Microsoft Certification
13 30 (0.18%) Sun Certification
14 27 (0.16%) ISEB Practitioner
15 23 (0.13%) APMP
16 22 (0.13%) BC Cleared
17 21 (0.12%) CTC Cleared
17 21 (0.12%) CISSP
18 20 (0.12%) ITIL Certification
19 19 (0.11%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1088 (6.38%) QA
2 109 (0.64%) SLA
3 62 (0.36%) Data Quality
4 44 (0.26%) PCI DSS
5 42 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 29 (0.17%) ISO 9001
7 28 (0.16%) ISO 9000
8 22 (0.13%) Dodd-Frank
9 20 (0.12%) EMIR
9 20 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 19 (0.11%) P3O
11 13 (0.076%) FATCA
12 12 (0.070%) Basel III
12 12 (0.070%) ISO 14001
13 11 (0.065%) PMBOK
14 10 (0.059%) HL7
14 10 (0.059%) WAI
15 7 (0.041%) COBIT
15 7 (0.041%) Solvency II
15 7 (0.041%) WCAG
System Software
1 228 (1.34%) VMware Infrastructure
2 184 (1.08%) Docker
3 102 (0.60%) Active Directory
4 66 (0.39%) Varnish
5 55 (0.32%) vCloud
6 45 (0.26%) vSphere
7 40 (0.23%) KVM
8 39 (0.23%) Hyper-V
9 38 (0.22%) HDFS
10 32 (0.19%) Xen
11 28 (0.16%) QEMU
12 27 (0.16%) Apache Flume
13 18 (0.11%) Oracle RAC
14 16 (0.094%) VirtualBox
15 15 (0.088%) Firmware
16 13 (0.076%) GridGain
17 12 (0.070%) NFS
17 12 (0.070%) VMware ESXi
18 11 (0.065%) VMware ESX
19 9 (0.053%) Squid
Systems Management
1 669 (3.92%) Puppet
2 509 (2.99%) Opscode Chef
3 201 (1.18%) Ansible
4 162 (0.95%) HP Quality Center
5 128 (0.75%) Vagrant
6 81 (0.48%) Salt
7 60 (0.35%) Nagios
8 53 (0.31%) ZABBIX
9 43 (0.25%) Kibana
10 36 (0.21%) Rundeck
10 36 (0.21%) yum
11 34 (0.20%) StatsD
12 28 (0.16%) Graphite
13 27 (0.16%) Graylog
13 27 (0.16%) logstash
14 26 (0.15%) Tivoli
15 24 (0.14%) HAProxy
16 21 (0.12%) Cobbler
16 21 (0.12%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
17 16 (0.094%) Oozie
Vendors
1 1591 (9.33%) Oracle
2 1579 (9.26%) Microsoft
3 349 (2.05%) IBM
4 341 (2.00%) VMware
5 293 (1.72%) SAP
6 230 (1.35%) Adobe
7 229 (1.34%) Google
8 212 (1.24%) Salesforce.com
9 210 (1.23%) Red Hat
10 196 (1.15%) HP
11 182 (1.07%) hybris
12 156 (0.92%) Atlassian
13 152 (0.89%) Sitecore
14 146 (0.86%) Tableau
15 141 (0.83%) Zend
16 115 (0.67%) Sybase
17 108 (0.63%) TIBCO
18 99 (0.58%) Informatica
19 96 (0.56%) Apple
20 92 (0.54%) Business Objects
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