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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Agile Software Development
Rank 2 4 5
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +1
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 9775 7581 6462
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 20.71% 16.45% 14.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 25.48% 21.14% 18.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 7045 5367 4442
Average daily rate £440 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
- +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 85 52 47
Average hourly rate £45.00 £36.20 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.30% -0.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.20 £22.55 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £46.48 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £36.40 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+23.62% +0.41%
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
38364 35865 34140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 81.30% 77.81% 77.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 25447 23262 21094
Average daily rate £425 £425 £401
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.98%
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 average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1104 964 1067
Average hourly rate £37.50 £26.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.23% -5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.65 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £46.00 £52.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 5 February 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 5 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Software Development within the England region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 4918 £475 +5.55% 1770
South East +4 1260 £400 - 570
North West +1 747 £425 +8.97% 342
Yorkshire +2 702 £401 +6.80% 328
South West +3 646 £388 -3.12% 311
West Midlands +5 494 £400 +6.66% 215
East of England 0 417 £434 +4.51% 178
North East +1 364 £439 +2.03% 61
East Midlands +3 223 £400 +6.66% 130
Midlands +10 23 £450 +1.40% 1
Agile Software Development
UK

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 5545 (28.11%) Scrum
2 5295 (26.85%) Java
3 4721 (23.94%) JavaScript
4 4605 (23.35%) TDD
5 4276 (21.68%) HTML
6 3485 (17.67%) CSS
7 3323 (16.85%) Finance
8 3295 (16.71%) SQL
9 2792 (14.16%) .NET
10 2609 (13.23%) C#
11 2510 (12.73%) BDD
12 2322 (11.77%) Continuous Integration
13 2290 (11.61%) Git (software)
14 2235 (11.33%) Web Services
15 2212 (11.22%) Linux
16 2082 (10.56%) AngularJS
17 2063 (10.46%) HTML5
18 1994 (10.11%) Waterfall
19 1976 (10.02%) SQL Server
20 1902 (9.64%) Project Management
21 1841 (9.33%) MVC
22 1714 (8.69%) Microsoft
23 1697 (8.60%) User Experience
24 1663 (8.43%) Security Cleared
25 1662 (8.43%) Jenkins
26 1659 (8.41%) Banking
27 1605 (8.14%) Oracle
28 1545 (7.83%) jQuery
29 1541 (7.81%) OO
30 1530 (7.76%) DevOps

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 1320 (6.69%) Node.js
2 596 (3.02%) Tomcat
3 584 (2.96%) Apache
4 543 (2.75%) Confluence
5 537 (2.72%) CMS
6 389 (1.97%) JBoss
7 369 (1.87%) SharePoint
8 320 (1.62%) WebSphere
9 263 (1.33%) IIS
10 237 (1.20%) WebLogic
11 226 (1.15%) Elasticsearch
12 207 (1.05%) Jetty
13 177 (0.90%) Apache Spark
14 165 (0.84%) OpenStack
15 163 (0.83%) nginx
16 141 (0.71%) Drupal
17 125 (0.63%) Adobe Experience Manager
18 117 (0.59%) Apache Solr
19 108 (0.55%) BizTalk Server
20 80 (0.41%) SAS
Applications
1 800 (4.06%) MS Excel
2 355 (1.80%) MS Office
3 349 (1.77%) MS Project
4 262 (1.33%) MS Visio
4 262 (1.33%) Photoshop
5 216 (1.10%) MS PowerPoint
6 155 (0.79%) Adobe Illustrator
7 54 (0.27%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 35 (0.18%) OmniGraffle
9 24 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
10 17 (0.086%) InDesign
11 15 (0.076%) PowerPivot
12 10 (0.051%) Fireworks
13 8 (0.041%) HipChat
14 7 (0.035%) Acrobat
14 7 (0.035%) LaTeX
14 7 (0.035%) Mingle
15 6 (0.030%) FrameMaker
15 6 (0.030%) RoboHelp
15 6 (0.030%) XMetaL
Business Applications
1 249 (1.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 103 (0.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 67 (0.34%) Payment Gateway
4 57 (0.29%) Magento
5 53 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
6 39 (0.20%) Oracle BPM
7 37 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
8 28 (0.14%) Eloqua
9 26 (0.13%) Endur
10 25 (0.13%) Cordys
11 21 (0.11%) Oracle General Ledger
12 20 (0.10%) BigMachines
13 15 (0.076%) BusinessWorks
13 15 (0.076%) Oracle ERP
14 14 (0.071%) SAP ERP
15 13 (0.066%) Oracle EBS R12
15 13 (0.066%) RMDS
15 13 (0.066%) Salesforce.com CRM
16 12 (0.061%) Cognos Business Intelligence
17 10 (0.051%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1030 (5.22%) Amazon AWS
2 445 (2.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 329 (1.67%) GitHub
4 225 (1.14%) SaaS
5 205 (1.04%) Cloud Computing
6 149 (0.76%) Amazon EC2
7 125 (0.63%) IaaS
7 125 (0.63%) Office 365
8 120 (0.61%) PaaS
9 88 (0.45%) Google Cloud Platform
10 82 (0.42%) AWS CloudFormation
11 70 (0.35%) Amazon S3
12 68 (0.34%) Google Analytics
13 52 (0.26%) Google App Engine
14 51 (0.26%) Heroku
15 50 (0.25%) Force.com
16 29 (0.15%) Azure Active Directory
17 26 (0.13%) Amazon Kinesis
18 25 (0.13%) Virtual Private Cloud
19 20 (0.10%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 672 (3.41%) HTTP
2 399 (2.02%) Internet
3 271 (1.37%) TCP/IP
4 197 (1.00%) DNS
5 168 (0.85%) SSL
6 143 (0.73%) Firewall
7 89 (0.45%) Intranet
8 88 (0.45%) FTP
9 84 (0.43%) Wi-Fi
10 77 (0.39%) LDAP
11 73 (0.37%) SNMP
12 70 (0.35%) DHCP
12 70 (0.35%) WAN
13 69 (0.35%) LAN
14 61 (0.31%) VPN
15 58 (0.29%) SAN
16 52 (0.26%) IPsec
17 48 (0.24%) DVB
18 46 (0.23%) SSH
19 42 (0.21%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1976 (10.02%) SQL Server
2 1092 (5.54%) MongoDB
3 1027 (5.21%) NoSQL
4 720 (3.65%) MySQL
5 715 (3.63%) Relational Database
6 609 (3.09%) Big Data
7 583 (2.96%) PostgreSQL
8 579 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
9 477 (2.42%) Hadoop
10 435 (2.21%) Apache Cassandra
11 388 (1.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 354 (1.79%) Oracle Database
13 297 (1.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 266 (1.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 257 (1.30%) SQL Server 2008
16 220 (1.12%) RDBMS
17 214 (1.09%) Redis
18 197 (1.00%) SQL Server 2012
19 157 (0.80%) Oracle Database 11g
20 155 (0.79%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 2290 (11.61%) Git (software)
2 1662 (8.43%) Jenkins
3 1529 (7.75%) JIRA
4 1083 (5.49%) Selenium
5 1076 (5.46%) Maven
6 982 (4.98%) Cucumber
7 959 (4.86%) Subversion
8 651 (3.30%) Team Foundation Server
9 522 (2.65%) JUnit
10 482 (2.44%) Visual Studio
11 350 (1.77%) WebDriver
12 310 (1.57%) TeamCity
13 307 (1.56%) Grunt
14 291 (1.48%) Mockito
15 289 (1.47%) SpecFlow
16 286 (1.45%) Eclipse
17 273 (1.38%) Ant
18 254 (1.29%) Gradle
19 242 (1.23%) Jasmine
20 211 (1.07%) gulp
General
1 3323 (16.85%) Finance
2 1659 (8.41%) Banking
3 831 (4.21%) Retail
4 588 (2.98%) Investment Banking
5 560 (2.84%) Marketing
6 482 (2.44%) Telecoms
7 410 (2.08%) Front Office
8 394 (2.00%) Publishing
9 300 (1.52%) Games
10 241 (1.22%) Manufacturing
11 224 (1.14%) Legal
12 147 (0.75%) Advertising
13 143 (0.73%) Law
14 132 (0.67%) Back Office
15 131 (0.66%) Electronics
16 93 (0.47%) Retail Banking
17 92 (0.47%) Billing
18 90 (0.46%) Financial Institution
19 69 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
20 62 (0.31%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 8567 (43.44%) Developer
2 2750 (13.94%) Analyst
3 2427 (12.31%) Java Developer
4 1647 (8.35%) Business Analyst
5 1474 (7.47%) Project Manager
6 1432 (7.26%) Architect
7 1131 (5.73%) Senior Developer
8 1110 (5.63%) JavaScript Developer
9 1106 (5.61%) .NET Developer
10 985 (4.99%) Agile Developer
11 925 (4.69%) C# Developer
12 818 (4.15%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 693 (3.51%) Test Analyst
14 595 (3.02%) C# .NET Developer
15 580 (2.94%) DevOps Engineer
16 578 (2.93%) Designer
17 572 (2.90%) Agile Java Developer
18 545 (2.76%) HTML Developer
19 542 (2.75%) Tester
20 482 (2.44%) Angular Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4276 (21.68%) HTML
2 3485 (17.67%) CSS
3 2792 (14.16%) .NET
4 2235 (11.33%) Web Services
5 2082 (10.56%) AngularJS
6 2063 (10.46%) HTML5
7 1545 (7.83%) jQuery
8 1469 (7.45%) Spring
9 1452 (7.36%) REST
10 1296 (6.57%) CSS3
11 1283 (6.51%) XML
12 1246 (6.32%) RESTful
13 1208 (6.12%) ASP.NET
14 903 (4.58%) JSON
15 827 (4.19%) SOAP
16 794 (4.03%) J2EE
17 772 (3.91%) Hibernate
18 688 (3.49%) ASP.NET MVC
19 605 (3.07%) .NET Framework
20 575 (2.92%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 1697 (8.60%) User Experience
2 1270 (6.44%) Analytical Skills
3 748 (3.79%) Mobile App
4 483 (2.45%) Computer Science
5 285 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
5 285 (1.45%) Management Information System
6 278 (1.41%) Visualisation
7 226 (1.15%) Derivative
8 176 (0.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 163 (0.83%) Social Media
10 160 (0.81%) Algorithms
11 154 (0.78%) Psychology
12 148 (0.75%) Equities
13 140 (0.71%) Fixed Income
14 135 (0.68%) iPad
15 132 (0.67%) Data Structures
16 128 (0.65%) Data Centre
16 128 (0.65%) Data Integration
17 104 (0.53%) Mathematics
17 104 (0.53%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2212 (11.22%) Linux
2 1169 (5.93%) Unix
3 1029 (5.22%) Windows
4 587 (2.98%) Apple iOS
5 538 (2.73%) Android
6 295 (1.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 280 (1.42%) CentOS
8 234 (1.19%) Ubuntu
9 223 (1.13%) Mac OS X
10 217 (1.10%) Windows Server
11 89 (0.45%) AIX
12 81 (0.41%) Mac OS
13 77 (0.39%) Solaris
14 70 (0.35%) Windows Server 2008
15 54 (0.27%) Windows Server 2012
16 45 (0.23%) Windows 7
17 34 (0.17%) Windows Server 2003
18 28 (0.14%) Debian
18 28 (0.14%) VMS
19 26 (0.13%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 5545 (28.11%) Scrum
2 4605 (23.35%) TDD
3 2510 (12.73%) BDD
4 2322 (11.77%) Continuous Integration
5 1994 (10.11%) Waterfall
6 1902 (9.64%) Project Management
7 1841 (9.33%) MVC
8 1541 (7.81%) OO
9 1530 (7.76%) DevOps
10 1527 (7.74%) E-Commerce
11 1381 (7.00%) SDLC
12 1250 (6.34%) Stakeholder Management
13 1226 (6.22%) Open Source
14 1198 (6.07%) User Stories
15 1128 (5.72%) PRINCE2
16 1112 (5.64%) Software Engineering
17 1081 (5.48%) Kanban
18 1073 (5.44%) Front End Development
19 897 (4.55%) Configuration Management
20 890 (4.51%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 5295 (26.85%) Java
2 4721 (23.94%) JavaScript
3 3295 (16.71%) SQL
4 2609 (13.23%) C#
5 1455 (7.38%) Python
6 1212 (6.15%) Ruby
7 754 (3.82%) Scala
8 732 (3.71%) PHP
9 692 (3.51%) C++
10 435 (2.21%) T-SQL
11 407 (2.06%) Bash Shell
12 404 (2.05%) PL/SQL
13 386 (1.96%) Perl
14 361 (1.83%) C
15 346 (1.75%) Shell Script
16 315 (1.60%) PowerShell
17 268 (1.36%) Groovy
18 252 (1.28%) Objective-C
19 162 (0.82%) VB
20 125 (0.63%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1663 (8.43%) Security Cleared
2 1190 (6.03%) Degree
3 975 (4.94%) SC Cleared
4 560 (2.84%) ISEB
5 367 (1.86%) ISTQB
6 307 (1.56%) DV Cleared
7 198 (1.00%) PMI Certification
8 185 (0.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 167 (0.85%) BPSS Clearance
10 148 (0.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 145 (0.74%) PMP
12 123 (0.62%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 73 (0.37%) Microsoft Certification
14 64 (0.32%) APMP
15 46 (0.23%) BC Cleared
15 46 (0.23%) ISEB Practitioner
16 44 (0.22%) CISSP
17 42 (0.21%) ITIL Certification
18 37 (0.19%) Sun Certification
19 29 (0.15%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1153 (5.85%) QA
2 275 (1.39%) Disclosure Scotland
3 179 (0.91%) Data Quality
4 88 (0.45%) SLA
5 81 (0.41%) ISO 9001
6 56 (0.28%) PCI DSS
7 40 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 38 (0.19%) TickIT
9 37 (0.19%) WCAG
10 33 (0.17%) SDET
11 25 (0.13%) EMIR
11 25 (0.13%) MiFID
12 22 (0.11%) P3O
12 22 (0.11%) WAI
13 21 (0.11%) ISO 14001
14 19 (0.096%) Dodd-Frank
14 19 (0.096%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 17 (0.086%) COBIT
16 16 (0.081%) FedRAMP
17 10 (0.051%) Basel III
System Software
1 471 (2.39%) Docker
2 366 (1.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 217 (1.10%) Active Directory
4 82 (0.42%) vSphere
5 63 (0.32%) Xen
6 46 (0.23%) HDFS
7 42 (0.21%) Apache Flume
8 41 (0.21%) Varnish
9 34 (0.17%) VMware ESX
10 30 (0.15%) VMware ESXi
11 27 (0.14%) XenApp
12 26 (0.13%) Hyper-V
13 24 (0.12%) XenDesktop
14 21 (0.11%) vCloud
15 19 (0.096%) KVM
16 16 (0.081%) NFS
17 15 (0.076%) Oracle RAC
18 14 (0.071%) iptables
19 13 (0.066%) XenServer
20 12 (0.061%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 909 (4.61%) Puppet
2 523 (2.65%) Opscode Chef
3 353 (1.79%) Ansible
4 182 (0.92%) HP Quality Center
5 141 (0.71%) ZABBIX
6 105 (0.53%) Nagios
7 103 (0.52%) logstash
8 75 (0.38%) Graphite
9 71 (0.36%) Kubernetes
10 65 (0.33%) yum
11 60 (0.30%) SCCM
12 58 (0.29%) Salt
13 56 (0.28%) Kibana
14 55 (0.28%) SCOM
15 50 (0.25%) Mesos
16 46 (0.23%) Oozie
17 44 (0.22%) Capistrano
18 30 (0.15%) Cobbler
18 30 (0.15%) Grafana
19 29 (0.15%) Uchiwa
Vendors
1 1714 (8.69%) Microsoft
2 1605 (8.14%) Oracle
3 486 (2.46%) VMware
4 342 (1.73%) Adobe
4 342 (1.73%) SAP
5 324 (1.64%) IBM
6 284 (1.44%) Google
7 279 (1.41%) HP
8 257 (1.30%) Salesforce.com
9 245 (1.24%) Red Hat
10 192 (0.97%) Informatica
11 185 (0.94%) Atlassian
12 135 (0.68%) hybris
13 127 (0.64%) Tableau
14 124 (0.63%) Sitecore
15 112 (0.57%) ServiceNow
16 106 (0.54%) Apple
16 106 (0.54%) Pega
17 90 (0.46%) Cisco
18 85 (0.43%) Splunk
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Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
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City, London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
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Oxfordshire
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Middlesex
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London
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Central London / West End
Citrus Global Ltd
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London
E-synergy Solutions
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West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
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Egham, Surrey
Canary Wharf and City
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London
Square One Resources
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Feltham, Middlesex
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Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
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Lorien Resourcing
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London
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TEKsystems
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