The table below looks at the statistics for Agile Software Development skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gatwick 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 9 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Agile Software Development
Rank 3 5 11
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +6
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 8 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gatwick 18.60% 22.22% 2.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 21.05% 26.09% 3.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 1
Average daily rate £425 £413 £613
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -32.65%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
- +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -1.36%
Agile Software Development
West Sussex

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Gatwick region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Gatwick
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
38 23 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gatwick 88.37% 85.19% 91.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 16 16
Average daily rate £450 £413 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £619
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £13.00 - £35.00
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 Gatwick

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Gatwick region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Agile Software Development Jobs Demand Trend in Gatwick

Agile Software Development
Daily Rate Trend in Gatwick

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Gatwick region.

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Trend in Gatwick

Agile Software Development
Daily Rate Histogram in Gatwick

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Gatwick region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Histogram in Gatwick

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gatwick

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Gatwick 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 11 (55.00%) Mobile App
2 9 (45.00%) Android
3 8 (40.00%) BDD
3 8 (40.00%) User Experience
3 8 (40.00%) Software Engineering
3 8 (40.00%) TDD
4 6 (30.00%) Apple iOS
5 5 (25.00%) Android SDK
5 5 (25.00%) Android Development
5 5 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 5 (25.00%) SQL
6 4 (20.00%) HTML
6 4 (20.00%) CSS
6 4 (20.00%) Scrum
6 4 (20.00%) QA
7 3 (15.00%) REST
7 3 (15.00%) Open Source
7 3 (15.00%) Mobile Application Development
7 3 (15.00%) Black-Box Testing
7 3 (15.00%) Mobile Development
7 3 (15.00%) API Development
7 3 (15.00%) Automated Testing
7 3 (15.00%) JSON
7 3 (15.00%) Java
7 3 (15.00%) Regression Testing
7 3 (15.00%) Apple
8 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (10.00%) XML
8 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2
8 2 (10.00%) OO

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Gatwick by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Gatwick 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 1 (5.00%) Node.js
1 1 (5.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Fireworks
1 1 (5.00%) MS Project
1 1 (5.00%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 1 (5.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (5.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (5.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Axure RP
1 1 (5.00%) JIRA
1 1 (5.00%) ProtoShare
1 1 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (60.00%) Developer
2 5 (25.00%) Android Developer
2 5 (25.00%) Senior Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Senior Android Developer
4 2 (10.00%) iOS Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Project Manager
4 2 (10.00%) QA Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) .NET Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Business Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Business Change Manager
5 1 (5.00%) C# Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Java Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Programmer
5 1 (5.00%) QA Tester
5 1 (5.00%) Resource Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Web Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Software Development Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (25.00%) Android SDK
2 4 (20.00%) CSS
2 4 (20.00%) HTML
3 3 (15.00%) JSON
3 3 (15.00%) REST
4 2 (10.00%) AngularJS
4 2 (10.00%) Cocoa
4 2 (10.00%) Cocoa Touch
4 2 (10.00%) Core Animation
4 2 (10.00%) HTML5
4 2 (10.00%) jQuery
4 2 (10.00%) Spring
4 2 (10.00%) XML
5 1 (5.00%) .NET Framework
5 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (5.00%) JSP
5 1 (5.00%) JSTL
5 1 (5.00%) RESTful
5 1 (5.00%) Spring Web Flow
5 1 (5.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 11 (55.00%) Mobile App
2 8 (40.00%) User Experience
3 2 (10.00%) Animation
4 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (5.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (5.00%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 9 (45.00%) Android
2 6 (30.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (5.00%) Linux
3 1 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) BDD
1 8 (40.00%) Software Engineering
1 8 (40.00%) TDD
2 5 (25.00%) Android Development
3 4 (20.00%) Scrum
4 3 (15.00%) API Development
4 3 (15.00%) Automated Testing
4 3 (15.00%) Black-Box Testing
4 3 (15.00%) Mobile Application Development
4 3 (15.00%) Mobile Development
4 3 (15.00%) Open Source
4 3 (15.00%) Regression Testing
5 2 (10.00%) Defect Management
5 2 (10.00%) Front End Development
5 2 (10.00%) iOS Development
5 2 (10.00%) OO
5 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2
5 2 (10.00%) Software Testing
5 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (5.00%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 5 (25.00%) SQL
2 3 (15.00%) Java
3 2 (10.00%) Objective-C
4 1 (5.00%) C#
4 1 (5.00%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) Apple
2 2 (10.00%) ION Trading
3 1 (5.00%) Citrix
3 1 (5.00%) EMC
3 1 (5.00%) Google
3 1 (5.00%) NetApp
3 1 (5.00%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (5.00%) VMware