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 1 July 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
1 Jul 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 10835 8888 7438
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 22.09% 17.44% 15.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 26.78% 21.84% 19.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 7965 6339 5336
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 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+9.67% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 57 46
Median hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -1.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.70 £20.00 £25.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.29 £45.40 £58.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £38.77 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+9.62% +7.69%
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
40458 40695 38413
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.49% 79.83% 78.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 27130 26742 24468
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 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 941 1073 1145
Median hourly rate £27.62 £27.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.43% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £50.00 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 1 July 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 1 July 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 1 July 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 +2 5593 £475 +5.55% 1486
South East +2 1483 £425 +6.25% 467
North West +2 822 £425 +9.67% 258
Yorkshire +3 777 £425 +21.42% 210
West Midlands +4 655 £400 +11.11% 131
East of England +2 506 £425 +6.25% 149
South West -1 498 £400 - 224
East Midlands +2 263 £430 +14.66% 103
North East -14 208 £420 +5.00% 55
Midlands -3 25 £475 +18.75% 4
Agile Software Development
UK

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 6054 (28.28%) Java
2 6001 (28.03%) Scrum
3 4748 (22.18%) TDD
4 4661 (21.77%) JavaScript
5 4180 (19.53%) HTML
6 3845 (17.96%) Finance
7 3528 (16.48%) CSS
8 3229 (15.08%) SQL
9 2734 (12.77%) .NET
10 2602 (12.15%) Continuous Integration
11 2595 (12.12%) C#
12 2501 (11.68%) BDD
13 2426 (11.33%) Linux
14 2324 (10.86%) Git (software)
15 2307 (10.78%) Web Services
16 2225 (10.39%) Project Management
17 2161 (10.09%) HTML5
18 2034 (9.50%) DevOps
19 2015 (9.41%) AngularJS
20 1983 (9.26%) Waterfall
21 1917 (8.96%) User Experience
22 1906 (8.90%) Spring
23 1905 (8.90%) Oracle
24 1866 (8.72%) SQL Server
25 1839 (8.59%) JIRA
26 1786 (8.34%) Microsoft
27 1766 (8.25%) E-Commerce
28 1759 (8.22%) REST
29 1751 (8.18%) Jenkins
30 1742 (8.14%) MVC

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
1 695 (3.25%) Confluence
2 581 (2.71%) CMS
3 578 (2.70%) Apache
4 548 (2.56%) Tomcat
5 428 (2.00%) SharePoint
6 359 (1.68%) JBoss
7 338 (1.58%) WebSphere
8 252 (1.18%) Elasticsearch
9 242 (1.13%) Apache Spark
10 239 (1.12%) IIS
11 205 (0.96%) WebLogic
12 195 (0.91%) OpenStack
13 165 (0.77%) nginx
14 148 (0.69%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 116 (0.54%) Jetty
16 109 (0.51%) Drupal
16 109 (0.51%) Mule
17 105 (0.49%) BizTalk Server
18 102 (0.48%) Sitecore CMS
19 89 (0.42%) SAS
Applications
1 873 (4.08%) MS Excel
2 350 (1.63%) MS Office
3 313 (1.46%) MS Project
4 242 (1.13%) MS Visio
5 177 (0.83%) Photoshop
6 154 (0.72%) MS PowerPoint
7 100 (0.47%) Adobe Illustrator
8 47 (0.22%) OmniGraffle
9 37 (0.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 21 (0.098%) Spreadsheet
11 19 (0.089%) InVision
12 16 (0.075%) SPSS
13 12 (0.056%) Stata
14 9 (0.042%) HipChat
15 8 (0.037%) Fireworks
16 7 (0.033%) Open Workbench
17 6 (0.028%) InDesign
18 5 (0.023%) Mingle
18 5 (0.023%) Simulink
18 5 (0.023%) UserZoom
Business Applications
1 323 (1.51%) Dynamics CRM
2 147 (0.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 83 (0.39%) Payment Gateway
4 69 (0.32%) Magento
5 60 (0.28%) Oracle EBS
6 46 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
7 32 (0.15%) Eloqua
8 25 (0.12%) Oracle EBS R12
9 22 (0.10%) Oracle ERP
10 21 (0.098%) Oracle Applications
10 21 (0.098%) Oracle Payables
10 21 (0.098%) Salesforce.com CRM
11 20 (0.093%) Endur
11 20 (0.093%) Oracle BPM
12 19 (0.089%) Adobe Campaign
13 18 (0.084%) Oracle Assets
13 18 (0.084%) Oracle Receivables
14 16 (0.075%) SAP IS-U
15 14 (0.065%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
16 13 (0.061%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 1269 (5.93%) Amazon AWS
2 725 (3.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 379 (1.77%) GitHub
4 307 (1.43%) SaaS
5 254 (1.19%) IaaS
6 231 (1.08%) PaaS
7 178 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
8 156 (0.73%) Office 365
9 155 (0.72%) Amazon EC2
10 101 (0.47%) AWS CloudFormation
11 93 (0.43%) Amazon S3
12 77 (0.36%) Google Cloud Platform
13 72 (0.34%) Google Analytics
14 55 (0.26%) Heroku
15 53 (0.25%) Azure Active Directory
16 40 (0.19%) Google Play
17 37 (0.17%) Force.com
18 32 (0.15%) Amazon CloudWatch
19 31 (0.14%) Amazon SQS
20 28 (0.13%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 729 (3.41%) HTTP
2 389 (1.82%) Internet
3 225 (1.05%) DNS
4 224 (1.05%) TCP/IP
5 189 (0.88%) Firewall
6 154 (0.72%) SSL
7 138 (0.64%) Network Security
8 94 (0.44%) SAN
9 92 (0.43%) LAN
10 89 (0.42%) WAN
11 88 (0.41%) LDAP
12 82 (0.38%) VPN
13 73 (0.34%) Intranet
14 63 (0.29%) DVB
15 57 (0.27%) SNMP
16 43 (0.20%) Wi-Fi
17 41 (0.19%) HTTPS
18 39 (0.18%) NAS
19 38 (0.18%) SSH
20 35 (0.16%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1866 (8.72%) SQL Server
2 1094 (5.11%) MongoDB
3 942 (4.40%) NoSQL
4 825 (3.85%) MySQL
5 784 (3.66%) Relational Database
6 606 (2.83%) PostgreSQL
7 557 (2.60%) Data Warehouse
8 521 (2.43%) Big Data
8 521 (2.43%) Hadoop
9 430 (2.01%) Apache Cassandra
10 321 (1.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 315 (1.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 291 (1.36%) Oracle Database
13 219 (1.02%) RDBMS
14 203 (0.95%) Redis
15 201 (0.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 195 (0.91%) SQL Server 2008
17 180 (0.84%) SQL Server 2012
18 140 (0.65%) Apache Hive
19 131 (0.61%) HBase
Development Applications
1 2324 (10.86%) Git (software)
2 1839 (8.59%) JIRA
3 1751 (8.18%) Jenkins
4 1100 (5.14%) Selenium
5 1003 (4.69%) Maven
6 884 (4.13%) Subversion
7 848 (3.96%) Cucumber
8 800 (3.74%) JUnit
9 646 (3.02%) Team Foundation Server
10 411 (1.92%) WebDriver
11 397 (1.85%) Visual Studio
12 381 (1.78%) Grunt
13 310 (1.45%) Gradle
14 308 (1.44%) TeamCity
15 281 (1.31%) gulp
16 279 (1.30%) Mockito
17 264 (1.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 256 (1.20%) Ant
19 252 (1.18%) SpecFlow
20 235 (1.10%) Eclipse
General
1 3845 (17.96%) Finance
2 1660 (7.75%) Banking
3 1086 (5.07%) Retail
4 659 (3.08%) Marketing
5 527 (2.46%) Telecoms
6 469 (2.19%) Investment Banking
7 373 (1.74%) Publishing
8 313 (1.46%) Front Office
9 306 (1.43%) Games
10 247 (1.15%) Legal
11 226 (1.06%) Manufacturing
12 199 (0.93%) Law
13 174 (0.81%) Financial Institution
14 172 (0.80%) Electronics
15 159 (0.74%) Back Office
16 153 (0.71%) Advertising
17 89 (0.42%) Retail Banking
18 77 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
19 72 (0.34%) Billing
20 71 (0.33%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 8665 (40.48%) Developer
2 2758 (12.88%) Analyst
3 2642 (12.34%) Java Developer
4 1795 (8.39%) Project Manager
5 1714 (8.01%) Business Analyst
6 1560 (7.29%) Architect
7 1327 (6.20%) Senior Developer
8 1153 (5.39%) Agile Developer
9 1058 (4.94%) .NET Developer
10 987 (4.61%) JavaScript Developer
11 888 (4.15%) C# Developer
12 859 (4.01%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 776 (3.62%) DevOps Engineer
14 668 (3.12%) Agile Java Developer
15 622 (2.91%) Designer
16 597 (2.79%) Test Analyst
17 578 (2.70%) Senior Java Developer
18 547 (2.56%) Scrum Master
19 542 (2.53%) C# .NET Developer
20 501 (2.34%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4180 (19.53%) HTML
2 3528 (16.48%) CSS
3 2734 (12.77%) .NET
4 2307 (10.78%) Web Services
5 2161 (10.09%) HTML5
6 2015 (9.41%) AngularJS
7 1906 (8.90%) Spring
8 1759 (8.22%) REST
9 1432 (6.69%) CSS3
10 1396 (6.52%) XML
11 1358 (6.34%) jQuery
12 1345 (6.28%) RESTful
13 1290 (6.03%) Node.js
14 1104 (5.16%) ASP.NET
15 1072 (5.01%) JSON
16 922 (4.31%) J2EE
17 896 (4.19%) SOAP
18 893 (4.17%) Hibernate
19 670 (3.13%) ASP.NET MVC
20 647 (3.02%) React
Miscellaneous
1 1917 (8.96%) User Experience
2 1269 (5.93%) Analytical Skills
3 892 (4.17%) Mobile App
4 516 (2.41%) Computer Science
5 378 (1.77%) Enterprise Software
6 325 (1.52%) Management Information System
7 250 (1.17%) Visualisation
8 228 (1.07%) iPad
9 220 (1.03%) Psychology
10 209 (0.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 204 (0.95%) Data Centre
12 201 (0.94%) Derivative
13 181 (0.85%) Algorithms
14 166 (0.78%) Data Structures
15 154 (0.72%) Fixed Income
16 147 (0.69%) Virtual Team
17 140 (0.65%) Fintech
18 136 (0.64%) Digital Media
19 135 (0.63%) Equities
19 135 (0.63%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2426 (11.33%) Linux
2 1140 (5.33%) Unix
3 1049 (4.90%) Windows
4 556 (2.60%) Android
5 546 (2.55%) Apple iOS
6 278 (1.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 207 (0.97%) Windows Server
8 192 (0.90%) CentOS
9 142 (0.66%) Ubuntu
10 135 (0.63%) Mac OS X
11 72 (0.34%) Windows Server 2012
12 71 (0.33%) AIX
13 69 (0.32%) Solaris
14 60 (0.28%) Windows Server 2008
15 52 (0.24%) VMS
16 39 (0.18%) Windows 7
17 35 (0.16%) Oracle Linux
18 33 (0.15%) Mac OS
19 32 (0.15%) Windows 10
20 31 (0.14%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 6001 (28.03%) Scrum
2 4748 (22.18%) TDD
3 2602 (12.15%) Continuous Integration
4 2501 (11.68%) BDD
5 2225 (10.39%) Project Management
6 2034 (9.50%) DevOps
7 1983 (9.26%) Waterfall
8 1766 (8.25%) E-Commerce
9 1742 (8.14%) MVC
10 1690 (7.89%) Stakeholder Management
11 1602 (7.48%) Open Source
12 1514 (7.07%) OO
13 1404 (6.56%) SDLC
14 1382 (6.46%) Software Engineering
15 1330 (6.21%) User Stories
16 1247 (5.83%) Kanban
17 1208 (5.64%) PRINCE2
18 1202 (5.61%) Web Development
19 1193 (5.57%) Front End Development
20 1013 (4.73%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 6054 (28.28%) Java
2 4661 (21.77%) JavaScript
3 3229 (15.08%) SQL
4 2595 (12.12%) C#
5 1591 (7.43%) Python
6 1232 (5.76%) Ruby
7 1058 (4.94%) Scala
8 716 (3.34%) PHP
9 678 (3.17%) C++
10 432 (2.02%) Bash Shell
11 427 (1.99%) C
12 417 (1.95%) Perl
13 412 (1.92%) T-SQL
14 403 (1.88%) PL/SQL
15 365 (1.71%) PowerShell
16 289 (1.35%) Groovy
17 280 (1.31%) Shell Script
18 234 (1.09%) Objective-C
19 144 (0.67%) Go
20 142 (0.66%) ES6
Qualifications
1 1710 (7.99%) Security Cleared
2 1283 (5.99%) Degree
3 1022 (4.77%) SC Cleared
4 516 (2.41%) ISEB
5 343 (1.60%) ISTQB
6 316 (1.48%) DV Cleared
7 238 (1.11%) BPSS Clearance
8 150 (0.70%) PMI Certification
9 146 (0.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 130 (0.61%) PMP
10 130 (0.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 126 (0.59%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 107 (0.50%) CISSP
13 79 (0.37%) Microsoft Certification
14 66 (0.31%) ITIL Certification
15 53 (0.25%) APMP
16 50 (0.23%) BC Cleared
17 48 (0.22%) CLAS
18 45 (0.21%) Sun Certification
19 30 (0.14%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1216 (5.68%) QA
2 245 (1.14%) Disclosure Scotland
3 158 (0.74%) Data Quality
4 103 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 81 (0.38%) SLA
6 57 (0.27%) ISO 9001
7 52 (0.24%) MiFID
7 52 (0.24%) SDET
8 49 (0.23%) PCI DSS
9 37 (0.17%) WAI
10 35 (0.16%) WCAG
11 26 (0.12%) COBIT
11 26 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 24 (0.11%) HL7
13 22 (0.10%) TickIT
14 19 (0.089%) ISO 14001
15 14 (0.065%) FATCA
16 13 (0.061%) EMIR
16 13 (0.061%) RMADS
17 12 (0.056%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 759 (3.55%) Docker
2 255 (1.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 209 (0.98%) Active Directory
4 122 (0.57%) Virtual Machines
5 100 (0.47%) vSphere
6 70 (0.33%) Xen
7 53 (0.25%) Hyper-V
8 50 (0.23%) KVM
9 48 (0.22%) HDFS
10 39 (0.18%) Apache Flume
11 36 (0.17%) NFS
12 35 (0.16%) VMware ESX
13 32 (0.15%) Varnish
14 31 (0.14%) vCloud
15 30 (0.14%) Oracle RAC
16 24 (0.11%) GlusterFS
17 23 (0.11%) Ceph
17 23 (0.11%) etcd
18 22 (0.10%) VMware ESXi
19 21 (0.098%) flannel
Systems Management
1 1159 (5.41%) Puppet
2 690 (3.22%) Opscode Chef
3 500 (2.34%) Ansible
4 189 (0.88%) HP Quality Center
5 136 (0.64%) Kubernetes
6 135 (0.63%) Nagios
7 133 (0.62%) logstash
8 101 (0.47%) Kibana
9 93 (0.43%) Graphite
10 84 (0.39%) Terraform
11 70 (0.33%) ZABBIX
12 69 (0.32%) Salt
13 65 (0.30%) SCOM
14 62 (0.29%) SCCM
15 56 (0.26%) Grafana
16 49 (0.23%) Packer
17 45 (0.21%) HAProxy
18 43 (0.20%) Mesos
19 34 (0.16%) Icinga
19 34 (0.16%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 1905 (8.90%) Oracle
2 1786 (8.34%) Microsoft
3 458 (2.14%) SAP
4 412 (1.92%) VMware
5 374 (1.75%) Google
6 370 (1.73%) IBM
7 346 (1.62%) Red Hat
8 314 (1.47%) HP
9 309 (1.44%) Atlassian
10 302 (1.41%) Salesforce.com
11 293 (1.37%) Adobe
12 204 (0.95%) Sitecore
13 185 (0.86%) hybris
14 180 (0.84%) Pega
15 170 (0.79%) ServiceNow
16 148 (0.69%) Splunk
17 141 (0.66%) Informatica
18 139 (0.65%) ATG
19 134 (0.63%) Tableau
20 131 (0.61%) Apple
Plymouth, Devon
Acorn
Rate: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum 2 year fixed term contract
Posted: 8 hours ago
Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 12 hours ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Sanderson
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £550 per day +
Posted: 7 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £650 - £700 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
Bath, Avon
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 12 hours ago
Bath, Avon
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £300.00 - £450.00 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £350 - £380 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
Worthing, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: excellent
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Wenham Carter
Rate: From £400 to £550 per annum TBC
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Ebury
Rate: £400.00 - £442.00 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £350 - £450 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
First Point
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
South East
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £400 - £550 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Coded People
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
Leicestershire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £1 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Rate: £325 - £355 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Energon People
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
JM
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £500 - £575 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £315 - £370 per day
Posted: Yesterday