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 September 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 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 4 4 5
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 9891 8124 6660
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.36% 15.87% 13.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 23.49% 20.78% 18.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 7008 5696 4653
Average daily rate
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£425 £410 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% -0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £574 £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 38 56
Average hourly rate £39.63 £34.75 £42.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.02% -17.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.55 £20.19 £23.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £62.90 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £41.25 £38.75
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +6.45%
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
42104 39098 36285
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 78.15% 76.38% 75.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 27971 24690 22740
Average daily rate £425 £413 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1134 1102 1016
Average hourly rate £31.44 £23.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.69% -23.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £46.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.52 £25.75 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+26.29% -15.57%

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 September 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 September 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 September 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 4973 £475 +8.57% 1399
South East +4 1520 £400 +6.66% 489
North West +2 806 £425 +16.83% 371
Yorkshire +1 633 £375 +15.38% 254
South West -1 541 £375 - 226
East of England +2 489 £408 +6.53% 199
West Midlands +3 379 £388 +4.72% 167
North East +2 305 £450 +18.65% 55
East Midlands +2 243 £375 -10.71% 125
Midlands -2 29 £463 +32.14% 1
South Coast +2 3 £600 -
Agile Software Development
UK

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 5323 (29.46%) Scrum
2 4578 (25.33%) Java
3 4386 (24.27%) TDD
4 4057 (22.45%) JavaScript
5 3748 (20.74%) HTML
6 3367 (18.63%) Finance
7 3090 (17.10%) .NET
8 3071 (16.99%) SQL
9 2994 (16.57%) CSS
10 2925 (16.19%) C#
11 2196 (12.15%) Continuous Integration
12 2090 (11.57%) BDD
13 2078 (11.50%) SQL Server
14 2001 (11.07%) Web Services
15 1976 (10.93%) HTML5
16 1887 (10.44%) MVC
17 1879 (10.40%) Project Management
18 1805 (9.99%) Waterfall
19 1736 (9.61%) Git (software)
20 1724 (9.54%) Linux
21 1642 (9.09%) E-Commerce
22 1622 (8.98%) jQuery
23 1618 (8.95%) Oracle
24 1610 (8.91%) Microsoft
25 1556 (8.61%) OO
26 1543 (8.54%) Banking
27 1542 (8.53%) AngularJS
28 1435 (7.94%) User Experience
29 1343 (7.43%) ASP.NET
30 1339 (7.41%) XML

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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
1 828 (4.58%) Node.js
2 540 (2.99%) Apache
3 515 (2.85%) CMS
4 475 (2.63%) Tomcat
5 434 (2.40%) Confluence
6 411 (2.27%) SharePoint
7 398 (2.20%) WebSphere
8 379 (2.10%) JBoss
9 232 (1.28%) IIS
10 217 (1.20%) WebLogic
11 178 (0.99%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 158 (0.87%) Drupal
13 145 (0.80%) BizTalk Server
14 142 (0.79%) Jetty
15 130 (0.72%) Elasticsearch
15 130 (0.72%) Apache Spark
16 129 (0.71%) nginx
17 117 (0.65%) Umbraco
18 107 (0.59%) SharePoint 2013
19 100 (0.55%) OpenStack
Applications
1 735 (4.07%) MS Excel
2 322 (1.78%) MS Office
3 250 (1.38%) MS Project
4 227 (1.26%) MS Visio
5 188 (1.04%) MS PowerPoint
6 168 (0.93%) Photoshop
7 78 (0.43%) Adobe Illustrator
8 40 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
9 34 (0.19%) PowerPivot
10 32 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 21 (0.12%) OmniGraffle
12 16 (0.089%) Mingle
12 16 (0.089%) InfoPath
12 16 (0.089%) Fireworks
13 12 (0.066%) FrameMaker
13 12 (0.066%) RoboHelp
14 9 (0.050%) Open Workbench
15 8 (0.044%) SPSS
15 8 (0.044%) InDesign
16 3 (0.017%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 219 (1.21%) Dynamics CRM
2 85 (0.47%) Magento
3 82 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 54 (0.30%) Oracle BPM
5 29 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
6 27 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
7 20 (0.11%) Oracle Financials
7 20 (0.11%) Adobe Campaign
8 16 (0.089%) BusinessWorks
9 15 (0.083%) Endur
9 15 (0.083%) WebTrends
9 15 (0.083%) SAP SCM
9 15 (0.083%) Remedy ITSM
10 14 (0.077%) Tridion
11 13 (0.072%) SAP ERP
12 12 (0.066%) RMDS
13 11 (0.061%) SAP PS
13 11 (0.061%) Dynamics NAV
13 11 (0.061%) Markit EDM
14 10 (0.055%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 760 (4.21%) Amazon AWS
2 333 (1.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 192 (1.06%) GitHub
4 176 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
5 170 (0.94%) SaaS
6 113 (0.63%) Amazon EC2
7 103 (0.57%) Google Cloud Platform
8 69 (0.38%) IaaS
9 65 (0.36%) PaaS
10 60 (0.33%) Office 365
11 55 (0.30%) Google App Engine
12 53 (0.29%) Google Analytics
13 48 (0.27%) AWS CloudFormation
14 37 (0.20%) Force.com
15 36 (0.20%) Heroku
16 35 (0.19%) Amazon S3
17 30 (0.17%) Amazon SQS
17 30 (0.17%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
18 28 (0.15%) Amazon CloudWatch
19 26 (0.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 497 (2.75%) HTTP
2 364 (2.01%) Internet
3 176 (0.97%) TCP/IP
4 135 (0.75%) SSL
5 106 (0.59%) DNS
6 105 (0.58%) Firewall
7 84 (0.46%) FTP
8 78 (0.43%) Intranet
9 74 (0.41%) LDAP
10 65 (0.36%) DHCP
11 54 (0.30%) SAN
12 50 (0.28%) IPsec
13 46 (0.25%) VPN
14 45 (0.25%) WAN
15 38 (0.21%) LAN
16 36 (0.20%) Network Security
17 29 (0.16%) 4G
17 29 (0.16%) SSH
18 28 (0.15%) 3G
19 25 (0.14%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2078 (11.50%) SQL Server
2 845 (4.68%) MongoDB
3 807 (4.47%) MySQL
4 658 (3.64%) Relational Database
5 651 (3.60%) NoSQL
6 626 (3.46%) Data Warehouse
7 463 (2.56%) Big Data
8 451 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 436 (2.41%) Hadoop
10 412 (2.28%) PostgreSQL
11 376 (2.08%) Oracle Database
12 343 (1.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 315 (1.74%) SQL Server 2008
14 297 (1.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 276 (1.53%) SQL Server 2012
16 269 (1.49%) Apache Cassandra
17 171 (0.95%) DB2
18 170 (0.94%) RDBMS
19 139 (0.77%) Redis
20 132 (0.73%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 1736 (9.61%) Git (software)
2 1201 (6.65%) Jenkins
3 1182 (6.54%) JIRA
4 1034 (5.72%) Selenium
5 934 (5.17%) Subversion
6 754 (4.17%) Cucumber
7 715 (3.96%) Maven
8 659 (3.65%) Team Foundation Server
9 496 (2.74%) Visual Studio
10 486 (2.69%) JUnit
11 361 (2.00%) WebDriver
12 258 (1.43%) TeamCity
13 253 (1.40%) NUnit
14 243 (1.34%) SpecFlow
15 237 (1.31%) Jasmine
15 237 (1.31%) Eclipse
16 236 (1.31%) Ant
17 234 (1.29%) Grunt
18 170 (0.94%) Gradle
18 170 (0.94%) JMeter
General
1 3367 (18.63%) Finance
2 1543 (8.54%) Banking
3 876 (4.85%) Retail
4 588 (3.25%) Investment Banking
5 521 (2.88%) Marketing
6 444 (2.46%) Telecoms
7 428 (2.37%) Front Office
8 306 (1.69%) Publishing
9 240 (1.33%) Games
10 228 (1.26%) Manufacturing
11 183 (1.01%) Legal
12 157 (0.87%) Back Office
13 145 (0.80%) Advertising
14 118 (0.65%) Law
15 102 (0.56%) Retail Banking
16 100 (0.55%) Electronics
17 90 (0.50%) Automotive
18 82 (0.45%) Billing
19 70 (0.39%) Financial Institution
20 69 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 7856 (43.47%) Developer
2 2690 (14.89%) Analyst
3 1713 (9.48%) Java Developer
4 1701 (9.41%) Business Analyst
5 1570 (8.69%) Project Manager
6 1140 (6.31%) Architect
7 1065 (5.89%) .NET Developer
8 947 (5.24%) Senior Developer
9 757 (4.19%) C# Developer
10 590 (3.26%) Test Analyst
11 563 (3.12%) Front-End Developer
12 493 (2.73%) Tester
13 465 (2.57%) Agile Business Analyst
14 442 (2.45%) ScrumMaster
15 429 (2.37%) Web Developer
16 405 (2.24%) Solutions Architect
17 389 (2.15%) Designer
18 375 (2.08%) JavaScript Developer
19 368 (2.04%) C# .NET Developer
20 361 (2.00%) Agile Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3748 (20.74%) HTML
2 3090 (17.10%) .NET
3 2994 (16.57%) CSS
4 2001 (11.07%) Web Services
5 1976 (10.93%) HTML5
6 1622 (8.98%) jQuery
7 1542 (8.53%) AngularJS
8 1343 (7.43%) ASP.NET
9 1339 (7.41%) XML
10 1196 (6.62%) CSS3
11 1149 (6.36%) Spring
12 1115 (6.17%) REST
13 1008 (5.58%) RESTful
14 920 (5.09%) JSON
15 853 (4.72%) J2EE
16 794 (4.39%) SOAP
17 695 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC
18 680 (3.76%) .NET Framework
19 616 (3.41%) WCF
20 595 (3.29%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 1435 (7.94%) User Experience
2 1096 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
3 855 (4.73%) Mobile App
4 360 (1.99%) Computer Science
5 284 (1.57%) Management Information System
6 277 (1.53%) Enterprise Software
7 245 (1.36%) Derivative
8 230 (1.27%) Visualisation
9 219 (1.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 163 (0.90%) Digital Media
11 144 (0.80%) Fixed Income
12 135 (0.75%) Credit Risk
12 135 (0.75%) Data Integration
13 133 (0.74%) iPad
14 126 (0.70%) Social Media
15 121 (0.67%) Algorithms
15 121 (0.67%) Data Centre
16 120 (0.66%) Data Structures
17 116 (0.64%) iPhone
18 106 (0.59%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1724 (9.54%) Linux
2 1019 (5.64%) UNIX
3 866 (4.79%) Windows
4 740 (4.09%) Apple iOS
5 635 (3.51%) Android
6 167 (0.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 164 (0.91%) CentOS
8 156 (0.86%) Mac OS X
9 154 (0.85%) Ubuntu
10 103 (0.57%) Solaris
11 80 (0.44%) AIX
12 61 (0.34%) Windows Server 2008
13 54 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
14 45 (0.25%) Windows Server 2003
15 35 (0.19%) Mac OS
16 34 (0.19%) Windows Phone
17 32 (0.18%) Debian
18 31 (0.17%) Windows 7
19 23 (0.13%) Windows Mobile
20 21 (0.12%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 5323 (29.46%) Scrum
2 4386 (24.27%) TDD
3 2196 (12.15%) Continuous Integration
4 2090 (11.57%) BDD
5 1887 (10.44%) MVC
6 1879 (10.40%) Project Management
7 1805 (9.99%) Waterfall
8 1642 (9.09%) E-Commerce
9 1556 (8.61%) OO
10 1260 (6.97%) SDLC
11 1229 (6.80%) Stakeholder Management
12 1135 (6.28%) PRINCE2
13 1060 (5.87%) User Stories
14 1034 (5.72%) Unit Testing
15 991 (5.48%) Open Source
16 989 (5.47%) DevOps
17 974 (5.39%) Software Engineering
18 967 (5.35%) Kanban
19 948 (5.25%) SOA
20 849 (4.70%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4578 (25.33%) Java
2 4057 (22.45%) JavaScript
3 3071 (16.99%) SQL
4 2925 (16.19%) C#
5 1051 (5.82%) Python
6 943 (5.22%) Ruby
7 789 (4.37%) PHP
8 640 (3.54%) Scala
9 531 (2.94%) C++
10 506 (2.80%) T-SQL
11 332 (1.84%) Objective-C
12 331 (1.83%) Perl
13 321 (1.78%) PL/SQL
14 263 (1.46%) C
15 257 (1.42%) Bash Shell
16 247 (1.37%) Groovy
17 241 (1.33%) Shell Script
18 222 (1.23%) PowerShell
19 160 (0.89%) VB.NET
20 159 (0.88%) VB
Qualifications
1 1255 (6.94%) Security Cleared
2 982 (5.43%) Degree
3 660 (3.65%) SC Cleared
4 501 (2.77%) ISEB
5 294 (1.63%) ISTQB
6 278 (1.54%) DV Cleared
7 200 (1.11%) PMI Certification
8 142 (0.79%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 141 (0.78%) PMP
10 134 (0.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 99 (0.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 64 (0.35%) Microsoft Certification
13 44 (0.24%) Sun Certification
14 42 (0.23%) CTC Cleared
15 38 (0.21%) APMP
16 29 (0.16%) ISEB Practitioner
17 28 (0.15%) BC Cleared
17 28 (0.15%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
18 24 (0.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
18 24 (0.13%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1175 (6.50%) QA
2 76 (0.42%) Data Quality
3 70 (0.39%) SLA
4 54 (0.30%) ISO 9001
5 43 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 41 (0.23%) PCI DSS
7 30 (0.17%) TickIT
8 24 (0.13%) P3O
8 24 (0.13%) ISO 9000
9 23 (0.13%) Dodd-Frank
10 22 (0.12%) EMIR
11 21 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 18 (0.100%) Basel III
13 14 (0.077%) WAI
14 13 (0.072%) HL7
15 11 (0.061%) WCAG
15 11 (0.061%) PMBOK
16 10 (0.055%) ISO 14001
17 9 (0.050%) CRD IV
17 9 (0.050%) COREP
System Software
1 267 (1.48%) Docker
2 241 (1.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 107 (0.59%) Active Directory
4 72 (0.40%) Varnish
5 64 (0.35%) HDFS
6 52 (0.29%) Xen
7 49 (0.27%) vCloud
8 45 (0.25%) Hyper-V
9 35 (0.19%) vSphere
10 32 (0.18%) Apache Flume
11 26 (0.14%) KVM
12 18 (0.100%) VirtualBox
13 17 (0.094%) VMware ESX
14 16 (0.089%) QEMU
15 15 (0.083%) GridGain
15 15 (0.083%) Squid
15 15 (0.083%) Oracle RAC
16 13 (0.072%) VMware ESXi
17 11 (0.061%) NFS
17 11 (0.061%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 659 (3.65%) Puppet
2 524 (2.90%) Opscode Chef
3 238 (1.32%) Ansible
4 189 (1.05%) HP Quality Center
5 123 (0.68%) Vagrant
6 77 (0.43%) Salt
7 67 (0.37%) ZABBIX
8 50 (0.28%) logstash
9 43 (0.24%) Nagios
10 39 (0.22%) yum
10 39 (0.22%) Kibana
10 39 (0.22%) Rundeck
11 35 (0.19%) StatsD
12 32 (0.18%) Capistrano
13 30 (0.17%) Oozie
14 28 (0.15%) HAProxy
15 26 (0.14%) Graphite
16 24 (0.13%) Tivoli
17 22 (0.12%) SCCM
18 20 (0.11%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 1618 (8.95%) Oracle
2 1610 (8.91%) Microsoft
3 388 (2.15%) IBM
4 349 (1.93%) VMware
5 348 (1.93%) SAP
6 302 (1.67%) Adobe
7 301 (1.67%) Google
8 208 (1.15%) Red Hat
9 207 (1.15%) hybris
10 201 (1.11%) HP
11 200 (1.11%) Salesforce.com
12 165 (0.91%) Atlassian
13 154 (0.85%) Sitecore
14 141 (0.78%) Informatica
15 127 (0.70%) Tableau
16 119 (0.66%) Sybase
17 114 (0.63%) Zend
18 109 (0.60%) Apple
19 97 (0.54%) TIBCO
20 94 (0.52%) Teradata
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