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 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 4 4 6
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 9205 7749 6260
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 17.87% 15.70% 13.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 22.95% 20.53% 17.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 6532 5499 4365
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 £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £579 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 46 61
Average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.23 £23.99 £23.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £59.95 £52.25
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
40103 37736 35030
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 77.83% 76.45% 75.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 26527 23757 21722
Average daily rate £423 £410 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.17% -0.60%
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 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1073 1093 1022
Average hourly rate £28.50 £25.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.00% -23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.79 £13.28
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.19 £47.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

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 31 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 31 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 31 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 0 4746 £450 +5.88% 1446
South East +3 1379 £400 +6.66% 497
North West +2 642 £400 +10.34% 377
Yorkshire 0 564 £360 +10.76% 278
South West +1 552 £396 +5.66% 227
East of England +4 509 £400 +6.66% 192
West Midlands +3 355 £375 +2.04% 144
East Midlands +2 242 £375 - 136
North East +8 214 £440 +17.33% 53
Midlands 0 29 £450 +50.00% 7
South Coast +2 2 £600 -
Agile Software Development
UK

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 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 5229 (29.71%) Scrum
2 4456 (25.31%) Java
3 4238 (24.08%) TDD
4 3859 (21.92%) JavaScript
5 3618 (20.55%) HTML
6 3234 (18.37%) Finance
7 3093 (17.57%) .NET
8 3028 (17.20%) SQL
9 2911 (16.54%) C#
10 2824 (16.04%) CSS
11 2066 (11.74%) SQL Server
12 2045 (11.62%) Continuous Integration
13 2037 (11.57%) Web Services
14 1985 (11.28%) HTML5
15 1955 (11.11%) BDD
16 1865 (10.59%) MVC
17 1804 (10.25%) Project Management
18 1731 (9.83%) Linux
19 1681 (9.55%) Waterfall
20 1646 (9.35%) Oracle
21 1628 (9.25%) E-Commerce
22 1618 (9.19%) Git (software)
23 1584 (9.00%) OO
24 1571 (8.92%) jQuery
25 1570 (8.92%) Microsoft
26 1468 (8.34%) Banking
27 1458 (8.28%) AngularJS
28 1358 (7.71%) ASP.NET
29 1352 (7.68%) XML
30 1348 (7.66%) User Experience

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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
1 728 (4.14%) Node.js
2 521 (2.96%) Apache
3 486 (2.76%) CMS
4 428 (2.43%) SharePoint
5 427 (2.43%) Tomcat
6 415 (2.36%) Confluence
7 347 (1.97%) JBoss
8 336 (1.91%) WebSphere
9 226 (1.28%) WebLogic
10 203 (1.15%) IIS
11 158 (0.90%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 143 (0.81%) BizTalk Server
13 124 (0.70%) Drupal
14 122 (0.69%) Umbraco
14 122 (0.69%) SharePoint 2013
15 114 (0.65%) Elasticsearch
16 104 (0.59%) OpenStack
17 101 (0.57%) Apache Spark
18 98 (0.56%) Jetty
19 88 (0.50%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 739 (4.20%) MS Excel
2 310 (1.76%) MS Office
3 280 (1.59%) MS Project
4 220 (1.25%) MS Visio
5 163 (0.93%) MS PowerPoint
6 143 (0.81%) Photoshop
7 68 (0.39%) Adobe Illustrator
8 41 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
9 28 (0.16%) PowerPivot
10 20 (0.11%) OmniGraffle
11 19 (0.11%) InfoPath
11 19 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 18 (0.10%) Fireworks
13 15 (0.085%) FrameMaker
13 15 (0.085%) RoboHelp
14 13 (0.074%) Mingle
15 11 (0.062%) SPSS
16 10 (0.057%) Open Workbench
17 5 (0.028%) Adobe After Effects
18 3 (0.017%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 198 (1.12%) Dynamics CRM
2 72 (0.41%) Magento
3 62 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 62 (0.35%) Oracle BPM
4 31 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
5 30 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
6 22 (0.12%) Oracle Financials
7 19 (0.11%) WebTrends
7 19 (0.11%) Adobe Campaign
8 17 (0.097%) BusinessWorks
8 17 (0.097%) RMDS
9 16 (0.091%) Tridion
10 15 (0.085%) Endur
10 15 (0.085%) SAP SCM
11 14 (0.080%) Markit EDM
12 13 (0.074%) Remedy ITSM
13 12 (0.068%) thinkFolio
13 12 (0.068%) Dynamics NAV
14 10 (0.057%) Unica
14 10 (0.057%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 696 (3.95%) Amazon AWS
2 347 (1.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 177 (1.01%) SaaS
4 160 (0.91%) GitHub
5 158 (0.90%) Cloud Computing
6 79 (0.45%) Amazon EC2
7 72 (0.41%) Google Cloud Platform
8 67 (0.38%) Office 365
9 61 (0.35%) IaaS
10 54 (0.31%) Google Analytics
11 53 (0.30%) PaaS
12 46 (0.26%) AWS CloudFormation
13 42 (0.24%) Force.com
14 38 (0.22%) Amazon S3
15 37 (0.21%) Heroku
16 33 (0.19%) Amazon SQS
17 29 (0.16%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
18 28 (0.16%) Amazon CloudWatch
19 27 (0.15%) Google App Engine
20 24 (0.14%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 470 (2.67%) HTTP
2 369 (2.10%) Internet
3 153 (0.87%) TCP/IP
4 107 (0.61%) SSL
5 97 (0.55%) Firewall
6 88 (0.50%) Intranet
7 75 (0.43%) DNS
7 75 (0.43%) LDAP
8 50 (0.28%) SAN
9 49 (0.28%) ATM
9 49 (0.28%) SDH
10 47 (0.27%) VPN
11 42 (0.24%) Ethernet
12 41 (0.23%) GSM
12 41 (0.23%) Network Security
13 40 (0.23%) UMTS
14 39 (0.22%) Radio Access Network
15 38 (0.22%) WAN
15 38 (0.22%) RNC
16 34 (0.19%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2066 (11.74%) SQL Server
2 808 (4.59%) MongoDB
3 786 (4.47%) MySQL
4 671 (3.81%) Relational Database
5 628 (3.57%) NoSQL
6 627 (3.56%) Data Warehouse
7 468 (2.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 425 (2.41%) Big Data
9 419 (2.38%) Hadoop
10 374 (2.12%) Oracle Database
11 365 (2.07%) PostgreSQL
12 352 (2.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 337 (1.91%) SQL Server 2008
14 308 (1.75%) SQL Server 2012
15 274 (1.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 249 (1.41%) Apache Cassandra
17 173 (0.98%) RDBMS
18 164 (0.93%) DB2
19 128 (0.73%) Redis
20 122 (0.69%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 1618 (9.19%) Git (software)
2 1155 (6.56%) JIRA
3 1085 (6.16%) Jenkins
4 1022 (5.81%) Selenium
5 952 (5.41%) Subversion
6 768 (4.36%) Cucumber
7 665 (3.78%) Maven
8 617 (3.51%) Team Foundation Server
9 496 (2.82%) JUnit
10 485 (2.76%) Visual Studio
11 359 (2.04%) WebDriver
12 272 (1.55%) NUnit
13 249 (1.41%) Jasmine
14 244 (1.39%) SpecFlow
15 241 (1.37%) TeamCity
16 237 (1.35%) Ant
17 233 (1.32%) Eclipse
17 233 (1.32%) Grunt
18 182 (1.03%) SoapUI
19 165 (0.94%) JMeter
General
1 3234 (18.37%) Finance
2 1468 (8.34%) Banking
3 904 (5.14%) Retail
4 569 (3.23%) Investment Banking
5 500 (2.84%) Marketing
6 452 (2.57%) Telecoms
7 432 (2.45%) Front Office
8 281 (1.60%) Games
9 266 (1.51%) Publishing
10 202 (1.15%) Manufacturing
11 175 (0.99%) Legal
12 166 (0.94%) Back Office
13 143 (0.81%) Advertising
14 125 (0.71%) Law
15 99 (0.56%) Retail Banking
16 81 (0.46%) Automotive
17 80 (0.45%) Electronics
18 79 (0.45%) Billing
19 73 (0.41%) Financial Institution
20 61 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 7618 (43.28%) Developer
2 2598 (14.76%) Analyst
3 1693 (9.62%) Java Developer
4 1651 (9.38%) Business Analyst
5 1604 (9.11%) Project Manager
6 1126 (6.40%) .NET Developer
7 1100 (6.25%) Architect
8 916 (5.20%) Senior Developer
9 779 (4.43%) C# Developer
10 555 (3.15%) Test Analyst
11 512 (2.91%) Front-End Developer
12 467 (2.65%) Agile Business Analyst
13 457 (2.60%) Tester
14 417 (2.37%) Solutions Architect
15 411 (2.33%) Web Developer
16 401 (2.28%) C# .NET Developer
17 386 (2.19%) ScrumMaster
18 368 (2.09%) Agile Project Manager
19 366 (2.08%) Consultant
20 357 (2.03%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3618 (20.55%) HTML
2 3093 (17.57%) .NET
3 2824 (16.04%) CSS
4 2037 (11.57%) Web Services
5 1985 (11.28%) HTML5
6 1571 (8.92%) jQuery
7 1458 (8.28%) AngularJS
8 1358 (7.71%) ASP.NET
9 1352 (7.68%) XML
10 1177 (6.69%) CSS3
11 1101 (6.25%) Spring
12 1077 (6.12%) REST
13 961 (5.46%) RESTful
14 909 (5.16%) JSON
15 834 (4.74%) J2EE
16 773 (4.39%) SOAP
17 740 (4.20%) ASP.NET MVC
18 737 (4.19%) .NET Framework
19 637 (3.62%) WCF
20 622 (3.53%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 1348 (7.66%) User Experience
2 1006 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
3 828 (4.70%) Mobile App
4 340 (1.93%) Computer Science
5 302 (1.72%) Management Information System
6 263 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
7 249 (1.41%) Derivative
8 246 (1.40%) Visualisation
9 234 (1.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 159 (0.90%) Digital Media
11 150 (0.85%) Data Centre
12 149 (0.85%) Fixed Income
13 139 (0.79%) iPad
14 136 (0.77%) Social Media
15 126 (0.72%) Data Integration
16 120 (0.68%) iPhone
17 119 (0.68%) Algorithms
18 116 (0.66%) Data Structures
19 108 (0.61%) Client/Server
20 107 (0.61%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 1731 (9.83%) Linux
2 986 (5.60%) UNIX
3 895 (5.08%) Windows
4 721 (4.10%) Apple iOS
5 628 (3.57%) Android
6 173 (0.98%) Mac OS X
7 154 (0.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 133 (0.76%) CentOS
9 118 (0.67%) Ubuntu
10 92 (0.52%) Solaris
11 70 (0.40%) AIX
12 62 (0.35%) Windows Server 2008
13 57 (0.32%) Windows Server 2012
14 44 (0.25%) Windows Server 2003
15 37 (0.21%) Windows Phone
16 31 (0.18%) Debian
17 26 (0.15%) Windows 7
18 23 (0.13%) Windows Mobile
19 15 (0.085%) Mac OS
20 14 (0.080%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5229 (29.71%) Scrum
2 4238 (24.08%) TDD
3 2045 (11.62%) Continuous Integration
4 1955 (11.11%) BDD
5 1865 (10.59%) MVC
6 1804 (10.25%) Project Management
7 1681 (9.55%) Waterfall
8 1628 (9.25%) E-Commerce
9 1584 (9.00%) OO
10 1249 (7.10%) SDLC
11 1195 (6.79%) Stakeholder Management
12 1128 (6.41%) PRINCE2
13 1030 (5.85%) Unit Testing
14 1023 (5.81%) Software Engineering
15 1000 (5.68%) User Stories
16 940 (5.34%) Open Source
17 934 (5.31%) SOA
18 925 (5.25%) Kanban
19 902 (5.12%) DevOps
20 835 (4.74%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4456 (25.31%) Java
2 3859 (21.92%) JavaScript
3 3028 (17.20%) SQL
4 2911 (16.54%) C#
5 1074 (6.10%) Python
6 953 (5.41%) Ruby
7 762 (4.33%) PHP
8 567 (3.22%) Scala
9 473 (2.69%) C++
10 454 (2.58%) T-SQL
11 318 (1.81%) PL/SQL
12 316 (1.80%) Perl
13 311 (1.77%) Objective-C
14 287 (1.63%) C
15 264 (1.50%) Bash Shell
16 220 (1.25%) Shell Script
17 208 (1.18%) Groovy
18 185 (1.05%) PowerShell
19 161 (0.91%) VB.NET
20 135 (0.77%) VB
Qualifications
1 1170 (6.65%) Security Cleared
2 1005 (5.71%) Degree
3 610 (3.47%) SC Cleared
4 470 (2.67%) ISEB
5 286 (1.62%) DV Cleared
6 261 (1.48%) ISTQB
7 196 (1.11%) PMI Certification
8 144 (0.82%) PMP
9 125 (0.71%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 123 (0.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 108 (0.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 73 (0.41%) Microsoft Certification
13 40 (0.23%) CTC Cleared
14 35 (0.20%) Sun Certification
15 26 (0.15%) ISEB Practitioner
16 25 (0.14%) APMP
16 25 (0.14%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
17 22 (0.12%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
18 21 (0.12%) ITIL Certification
18 21 (0.12%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1123 (6.38%) QA
2 105 (0.60%) SLA
3 78 (0.44%) Data Quality
4 49 (0.28%) PCI DSS
5 44 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 29 (0.16%) ISO 9001
7 25 (0.14%) ISO 9000
8 24 (0.14%) Dodd-Frank
9 23 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 19 (0.11%) EMIR
11 15 (0.085%) Basel III
12 12 (0.068%) P3O
13 11 (0.062%) PMBOK
13 11 (0.062%) WAI
14 10 (0.057%) COBIT
14 10 (0.057%) ISO 14001
14 10 (0.057%) HL7
15 9 (0.051%) COREP
16 8 (0.045%) Solvency II
16 8 (0.045%) MiFID
System Software
1 217 (1.23%) VMware Infrastructure
1 217 (1.23%) Docker
2 98 (0.56%) Active Directory
3 69 (0.39%) Varnish
4 52 (0.30%) vCloud
5 49 (0.28%) HDFS
6 42 (0.24%) KVM
7 36 (0.20%) vSphere
7 36 (0.20%) Hyper-V
8 30 (0.17%) Xen
8 30 (0.17%) QEMU
9 24 (0.14%) Apache Flume
10 20 (0.11%) Oracle RAC
11 16 (0.091%) VirtualBox
12 15 (0.085%) VMware ESX
13 14 (0.080%) Squid
14 13 (0.074%) Firmware
14 13 (0.074%) GridGain
15 11 (0.062%) NFS
16 10 (0.057%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 663 (3.77%) Puppet
2 504 (2.86%) Opscode Chef
3 203 (1.15%) Ansible
4 172 (0.98%) HP Quality Center
5 124 (0.70%) Vagrant
6 80 (0.45%) Salt
7 53 (0.30%) ZABBIX
8 48 (0.27%) Nagios
9 43 (0.24%) yum
10 35 (0.20%) Kibana
11 32 (0.18%) logstash
11 32 (0.18%) StatsD
11 32 (0.18%) Rundeck
12 30 (0.17%) Tivoli
13 27 (0.15%) Graphite
14 24 (0.14%) HAProxy
15 22 (0.12%) Graylog
15 22 (0.12%) Capistrano
16 21 (0.12%) Cobbler
17 20 (0.11%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 1646 (9.35%) Oracle
2 1570 (8.92%) Microsoft
3 376 (2.14%) IBM
4 317 (1.80%) VMware
5 310 (1.76%) SAP
6 261 (1.48%) Adobe
7 248 (1.41%) Google
8 209 (1.19%) Red Hat
9 199 (1.13%) Salesforce.com
10 198 (1.12%) hybris
11 194 (1.10%) HP
12 171 (0.97%) Atlassian
13 156 (0.89%) Sitecore
14 144 (0.82%) Tableau
15 133 (0.76%) Zend
16 114 (0.65%) Sybase
16 114 (0.65%) Informatica
17 112 (0.64%) TIBCO
18 97 (0.55%) Apple
19 90 (0.51%) Teradata
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