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 29 May 2016 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Agile Software Development
Rank 2 4 4
Rank change year-on-year
+2 0
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 10748 8550 7313
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 21.81% 16.81% 15.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 26.55% 21.17% 19.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 7851 6070 5262
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.38% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 51 38
Median hourly rate £41.25 £36.25 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.79% +2.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.65 £20.50 £27.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.70 £47.00 £59.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
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
40476 40379 38005
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.14% 79.38% 77.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 27167 26056 24404
Median daily rate £450 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 908 1151 1143
Median hourly rate £27.50 £29.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.17% +5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £12.00 £12.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.88 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+8.19% +1.66%

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 29 May 2016.

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 29 May 2016.

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 29 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 5534 £475 +5.55% 1580
South East +6 1506 £425 +9.67% 455
Yorkshire +1 808 £425 +16.83% 257
North West +2 800 £430 +10.96% 303
West Midlands +6 584 £411 +15.84% 154
East of England +3 504 £438 +9.37% 158
South West +1 464 £400 - 228
East Midlands +1 271 £438 +15.13% 97
North East -5 242 £409 +2.25% 55
Midlands +1 27 £475 +35.71% 3
Agile Software Development
UK

Agile Software Development
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For the 6 months to 29 May 2016, 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 5940 (28.76%) Java
2 5814 (28.15%) Scrum
3 4619 (22.36%) TDD
4 4540 (21.98%) JavaScript
5 4063 (19.67%) HTML
6 3667 (17.75%) Finance
7 3403 (16.47%) CSS
8 3136 (15.18%) SQL
9 2615 (12.66%) .NET
10 2486 (12.03%) Continuous Integration
11 2474 (11.98%) C#
12 2446 (11.84%) BDD
13 2423 (11.73%) Linux
14 2296 (11.11%) Git (software)
15 2237 (10.83%) Web Services
16 2098 (10.16%) Project Management
17 2061 (9.98%) HTML5
18 1951 (9.44%) AngularJS
19 1927 (9.33%) DevOps
20 1912 (9.26%) Waterfall
21 1852 (8.97%) Spring
22 1846 (8.94%) Oracle
23 1820 (8.81%) JIRA
24 1807 (8.75%) User Experience
25 1786 (8.65%) Security Cleared
25 1786 (8.65%) SQL Server
26 1737 (8.41%) Jenkins
27 1703 (8.24%) REST
28 1681 (8.14%) MVC
29 1674 (8.10%) Microsoft

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 1264 (6.12%) Node.js
2 694 (3.36%) Confluence
3 587 (2.84%) Apache
4 583 (2.82%) Tomcat
5 532 (2.58%) CMS
6 379 (1.83%) SharePoint
7 361 (1.75%) JBoss
8 312 (1.51%) WebSphere
9 240 (1.16%) Elasticsearch
10 222 (1.07%) IIS
11 210 (1.02%) WebLogic
12 205 (0.99%) Apache Spark
13 197 (0.95%) OpenStack
14 170 (0.82%) nginx
15 137 (0.66%) Jetty
16 129 (0.62%) Adobe Experience Manager
17 107 (0.52%) SAS
18 90 (0.44%) Apache Solr
18 90 (0.44%) Sitecore CMS
19 87 (0.42%) Drupal
Applications
1 829 (4.01%) MS Excel
2 351 (1.70%) MS Office
3 312 (1.51%) MS Project
4 256 (1.24%) MS Visio
5 179 (0.87%) Photoshop
6 161 (0.78%) MS PowerPoint
7 110 (0.53%) Adobe Illustrator
8 44 (0.21%) OmniGraffle
9 43 (0.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 19 (0.092%) Spreadsheet
11 15 (0.073%) SPSS
12 12 (0.058%) Stata
13 9 (0.044%) HipChat
13 9 (0.044%) Open Workbench
14 8 (0.039%) Fireworks
15 5 (0.024%) InDesign
15 5 (0.024%) LaTeX
16 4 (0.019%) Simulink
17 3 (0.015%) Mingle
18 2 (0.010%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 256 (1.24%) Dynamics CRM
2 130 (0.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 90 (0.44%) Payment Gateway
4 71 (0.34%) Magento
5 43 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
6 30 (0.15%) Oracle EBS
7 26 (0.13%) Eloqua
8 23 (0.11%) Endur
9 22 (0.11%) Oracle BPM
10 19 (0.092%) Oracle ERP
11 18 (0.087%) Oracle Payables
12 17 (0.082%) Adobe Campaign
12 17 (0.082%) Oracle EBS R12
12 17 (0.082%) Salesforce.com CRM
13 16 (0.077%) Oracle Applications
13 16 (0.077%) SAP IS-U
14 15 (0.073%) Oracle Receivables
15 14 (0.068%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
15 14 (0.068%) Oracle Assets
16 13 (0.063%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 1189 (5.76%) Amazon AWS
2 626 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 339 (1.64%) GitHub
4 267 (1.29%) SaaS
5 226 (1.09%) IaaS
6 195 (0.94%) Cloud Computing
7 183 (0.89%) PaaS
8 137 (0.66%) Amazon EC2
8 137 (0.66%) Office 365
9 94 (0.46%) AWS CloudFormation
10 91 (0.44%) Amazon S3
11 80 (0.39%) Google Analytics
12 67 (0.32%) Google Cloud Platform
13 61 (0.30%) Heroku
14 58 (0.28%) Azure Active Directory
15 52 (0.25%) Force.com
16 29 (0.14%) Amazon Kinesis
17 28 (0.14%) Google Play
18 25 (0.12%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 25 (0.12%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 753 (3.65%) HTTP
2 387 (1.87%) Internet
3 232 (1.12%) TCP/IP
4 213 (1.03%) DNS
5 180 (0.87%) Firewall
6 163 (0.79%) SSL
7 114 (0.55%) Network Security
8 87 (0.42%) LAN
8 87 (0.42%) WAN
9 84 (0.41%) SAN
10 77 (0.37%) LDAP
11 72 (0.35%) Intranet
12 61 (0.30%) VPN
13 59 (0.29%) DVB
14 51 (0.25%) SNMP
15 36 (0.17%) HTTPS
15 36 (0.17%) SSH
15 36 (0.17%) Wi-Fi
16 35 (0.17%) FTP
16 35 (0.17%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1786 (8.65%) SQL Server
2 1086 (5.26%) MongoDB
3 975 (4.72%) NoSQL
4 796 (3.85%) MySQL
5 730 (3.53%) Relational Database
6 604 (2.92%) PostgreSQL
7 545 (2.64%) Data Warehouse
8 506 (2.45%) Big Data
9 468 (2.27%) Hadoop
10 452 (2.19%) Apache Cassandra
11 329 (1.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 297 (1.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 292 (1.41%) Oracle Database
14 227 (1.10%) RDBMS
15 209 (1.01%) Redis
16 200 (0.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 181 (0.88%) SQL Server 2008
18 161 (0.78%) SQL Server 2012
19 137 (0.66%) Apache Hive
19 137 (0.66%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2296 (11.11%) Git (software)
2 1820 (8.81%) JIRA
3 1737 (8.41%) Jenkins
4 1094 (5.30%) Selenium
5 1056 (5.11%) Maven
6 914 (4.42%) Subversion
7 879 (4.26%) Cucumber
8 738 (3.57%) JUnit
9 597 (2.89%) Team Foundation Server
10 411 (1.99%) WebDriver
11 346 (1.67%) Visual Studio
12 331 (1.60%) Grunt
13 291 (1.41%) TeamCity
14 289 (1.40%) Gradle
15 284 (1.37%) Mockito
16 274 (1.33%) Ant
17 261 (1.26%) gulp
18 250 (1.21%) Atlassian Bamboo
19 247 (1.20%) SpecFlow
20 241 (1.17%) Eclipse
General
1 3667 (17.75%) Finance
2 1620 (7.84%) Banking
3 1037 (5.02%) Retail
4 605 (2.93%) Marketing
5 515 (2.49%) Telecoms
6 471 (2.28%) Investment Banking
7 362 (1.75%) Publishing
8 320 (1.55%) Games
9 313 (1.52%) Front Office
10 224 (1.08%) Legal
11 223 (1.08%) Manufacturing
12 173 (0.84%) Law
13 154 (0.75%) Electronics
14 140 (0.68%) Advertising
15 135 (0.65%) Financial Institution
16 125 (0.61%) Back Office
17 89 (0.43%) Retail Banking
18 70 (0.34%) Automotive
19 68 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
20 67 (0.32%) Billing
Job Titles
1 8441 (40.86%) Developer
2 2686 (13.00%) Analyst
3 2601 (12.59%) Java Developer
4 1716 (8.31%) Project Manager
5 1662 (8.05%) Business Analyst
6 1539 (7.45%) Architect
7 1270 (6.15%) Senior Developer
8 1078 (5.22%) Agile Developer
9 1000 (4.84%) .NET Developer
10 996 (4.82%) JavaScript Developer
11 845 (4.09%) C# Developer
12 804 (3.89%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 747 (3.62%) DevOps Engineer
14 646 (3.13%) Agile Java Developer
15 609 (2.95%) Test Analyst
16 591 (2.86%) Designer
17 575 (2.78%) Senior Java Developer
18 537 (2.60%) Scrum Master
19 517 (2.50%) C# .NET Developer
20 505 (2.44%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4063 (19.67%) HTML
2 3403 (16.47%) CSS
3 2615 (12.66%) .NET
4 2237 (10.83%) Web Services
5 2061 (9.98%) HTML5
6 1951 (9.44%) AngularJS
7 1852 (8.97%) Spring
8 1703 (8.24%) REST
9 1353 (6.55%) XML
10 1352 (6.54%) CSS3
11 1335 (6.46%) RESTful
12 1311 (6.35%) jQuery
13 1019 (4.93%) ASP.NET
14 1004 (4.86%) JSON
15 910 (4.41%) J2EE
16 880 (4.26%) Hibernate
17 875 (4.24%) SOAP
18 624 (3.02%) ASP.NET MVC
19 616 (2.98%) Ajax
20 590 (2.86%) React
Miscellaneous
1 1807 (8.75%) User Experience
2 1254 (6.07%) Analytical Skills
3 843 (4.08%) Mobile App
4 496 (2.40%) Computer Science
5 361 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
6 321 (1.55%) Management Information System
7 254 (1.23%) Visualisation
8 218 (1.06%) Psychology
9 212 (1.03%) iPad
10 197 (0.95%) Derivative
11 189 (0.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 182 (0.88%) Data Centre
13 155 (0.75%) Social Media
14 146 (0.71%) Fintech
15 143 (0.69%) Fixed Income
16 142 (0.69%) Data Integration
17 138 (0.67%) Algorithms
18 134 (0.65%) Digital Media
19 128 (0.62%) Equities
20 125 (0.61%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 2423 (11.73%) Linux
2 1171 (5.67%) Unix
3 1054 (5.10%) Windows
4 488 (2.36%) Android
5 482 (2.33%) Apple iOS
6 299 (1.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 214 (1.04%) CentOS
8 204 (0.99%) Windows Server
9 181 (0.88%) Ubuntu
10 146 (0.71%) Mac OS X
11 79 (0.38%) AIX
12 73 (0.35%) Windows Server 2012
13 61 (0.30%) Solaris
14 60 (0.29%) Windows Server 2008
15 52 (0.25%) VMS
16 51 (0.25%) Mac OS
17 39 (0.19%) Windows 7
18 37 (0.18%) SUSE
19 32 (0.15%) Oracle Linux
20 29 (0.14%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5814 (28.15%) Scrum
2 4619 (22.36%) TDD
3 2486 (12.03%) Continuous Integration
4 2446 (11.84%) BDD
5 2098 (10.16%) Project Management
6 1927 (9.33%) DevOps
7 1912 (9.26%) Waterfall
8 1681 (8.14%) MVC
9 1639 (7.93%) E-Commerce
10 1529 (7.40%) OO
11 1497 (7.25%) Stakeholder Management
12 1471 (7.12%) Open Source
13 1346 (6.52%) SDLC
14 1292 (6.25%) User Stories
15 1281 (6.20%) Software Engineering
16 1178 (5.70%) PRINCE2
17 1143 (5.53%) Web Development
18 1121 (5.43%) Kanban
19 1109 (5.37%) Front End Development
20 978 (4.73%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 5940 (28.76%) Java
2 4540 (21.98%) JavaScript
3 3136 (15.18%) SQL
4 2474 (11.98%) C#
5 1623 (7.86%) Python
6 1219 (5.90%) Ruby
7 980 (4.74%) Scala
8 732 (3.54%) PHP
9 683 (3.31%) C++
10 463 (2.24%) Bash Shell
11 427 (2.07%) Perl
12 416 (2.01%) C
13 402 (1.95%) T-SQL
14 400 (1.94%) PL/SQL
15 373 (1.81%) PowerShell
16 311 (1.51%) Shell Script
17 271 (1.31%) Groovy
18 207 (1.00%) Objective-C
19 143 (0.69%) Go
20 129 (0.62%) ES6
Qualifications
1 1786 (8.65%) Security Cleared
2 1248 (6.04%) Degree
3 1080 (5.23%) SC Cleared
4 516 (2.50%) ISEB
5 355 (1.72%) ISTQB
6 300 (1.45%) DV Cleared
7 217 (1.05%) BPSS Clearance
8 158 (0.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 150 (0.73%) PMI Certification
10 138 (0.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 130 (0.63%) PMP
12 124 (0.60%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 85 (0.41%) CISSP
14 71 (0.34%) Microsoft Certification
15 56 (0.27%) APMP
15 56 (0.27%) BC Cleared
15 56 (0.27%) ITIL Certification
16 47 (0.23%) Sun Certification
17 42 (0.20%) CLAS
18 37 (0.18%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1155 (5.59%) QA
2 250 (1.21%) Disclosure Scotland
3 177 (0.86%) Data Quality
4 98 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 93 (0.45%) SLA
6 63 (0.30%) ISO 9001
7 59 (0.29%) PCI DSS
8 42 (0.20%) SDET
8 42 (0.20%) WCAG
9 34 (0.16%) MiFID
9 34 (0.16%) WAI
10 33 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 22 (0.11%) HL7
11 22 (0.11%) ISO 14001
11 22 (0.11%) TickIT
12 21 (0.10%) COBIT
13 17 (0.082%) ISO27005
14 16 (0.077%) EMIR
15 14 (0.068%) Dodd-Frank
16 13 (0.063%) ISAE 3402
System Software
1 722 (3.50%) Docker
2 279 (1.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 216 (1.05%) Active Directory
4 109 (0.53%) vSphere
5 59 (0.29%) Xen
6 44 (0.21%) HDFS
7 42 (0.20%) Hyper-V
8 39 (0.19%) KVM
9 37 (0.18%) Apache Flume
10 36 (0.17%) VMware ESX
11 27 (0.13%) Oracle RAC
12 26 (0.13%) NFS
13 25 (0.12%) vCloud
14 24 (0.12%) Varnish
15 23 (0.11%) GlusterFS
15 23 (0.11%) VMware ESXi
16 22 (0.11%) Ceph
16 22 (0.11%) etcd
17 20 (0.097%) Apache ZooKeeper
17 20 (0.097%) flannel
Systems Management
1 1146 (5.55%) Puppet
2 648 (3.14%) Opscode Chef
3 461 (2.23%) Ansible
4 181 (0.88%) HP Quality Center
5 137 (0.66%) logstash
6 120 (0.58%) Nagios
7 118 (0.57%) Kubernetes
8 96 (0.46%) Graphite
9 90 (0.44%) Kibana
10 79 (0.38%) ZABBIX
11 68 (0.33%) Salt
12 66 (0.32%) SCOM
13 62 (0.30%) SCCM
14 59 (0.29%) Terraform
15 54 (0.26%) Grafana
16 46 (0.22%) Mesos
17 45 (0.22%) Packer
18 42 (0.20%) HAProxy
19 41 (0.20%) yum
20 39 (0.19%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 1846 (8.94%) Oracle
2 1674 (8.10%) Microsoft
3 450 (2.18%) SAP
4 440 (2.13%) VMware
5 357 (1.73%) Red Hat
6 347 (1.68%) Google
6 347 (1.68%) IBM
7 312 (1.51%) Atlassian
8 310 (1.50%) HP
9 301 (1.46%) Salesforce.com
10 297 (1.44%) Adobe
11 187 (0.91%) Sitecore
12 178 (0.86%) hybris
13 166 (0.80%) Pega
14 160 (0.77%) Informatica
15 152 (0.74%) ATG
16 148 (0.72%) ServiceNow
17 136 (0.66%) Tableau
18 130 (0.63%) Splunk
19 108 (0.52%) webMethods
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