The first table below looks at the demand for Agile Software Development skills in IT contracts advertised for the Guildford 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Guildford region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 13 19 5
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -14
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 9 8 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 6.98% 4.82% 14.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.59% 6.67% 19.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 13
Average daily rate
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£325 £460 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.34% +8.23%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £341
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +6.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.50 £40.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+31.25% +8.12%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Guildford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
85 120 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 65.89% 72.29% 75.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 61 40
Average daily rate £375 £373 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.67% -12.35%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 21 13
Average hourly rate £15.00 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -
Agile Software Development
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Agile Software Development
Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

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

Agile Software Development Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

Agile Software Development
Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

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

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

Agile Software Development
Daily Rate Histogram in Guildford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Guildford region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014.

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Histogram in Guildford

Agile Software Development
Hourly Rate Trend in Guildford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Guildford region.

Agile Software Development Hourly Rate Trend in Guildford

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford 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 (33.33%) Java
1 11 (33.33%) QA
2 10 (30.30%) Spring
3 8 (24.24%) Hibernate
3 8 (24.24%) MVC
3 8 (24.24%) JavaScript
4 7 (21.21%) .NET
4 7 (21.21%) Marketing
4 7 (21.21%) Use Case
4 7 (21.21%) Digital Marketing
4 7 (21.21%) Jenkins
4 7 (21.21%) User Stories
5 6 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (18.18%) Maven
5 6 (18.18%) C#
6 5 (15.15%) MySQL
6 5 (15.15%) Oracle
6 5 (15.15%) SQL Server
6 5 (15.15%) HTML
6 5 (15.15%) CSS
6 5 (15.15%) Web Services
6 5 (15.15%) Eclipse
6 5 (15.15%) Scrum
6 5 (15.15%) Selenium
6 5 (15.15%) WCF
7 4 (12.12%) jQuery
7 4 (12.12%) LINQ
7 4 (12.12%) Security Cleared
7 4 (12.12%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (12.12%) REST

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Office 365
1 1 (3.03%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.12%) HTTP
2 3 (9.09%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.15%) MySQL
1 5 (15.15%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.12%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (9.09%) Hadoop
4 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (3.03%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 7 (21.21%) Jenkins
2 6 (18.18%) Maven
3 5 (15.15%) Eclipse
3 5 (15.15%) Selenium
4 3 (9.09%) JUnit
4 3 (9.09%) TestDirector
4 3 (9.09%) QuickTest Pro
4 3 (9.09%) LoadRunner
4 3 (9.09%) Subversion
4 3 (9.09%) Artifactory
4 3 (9.09%) YourKit
5 2 (6.06%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (6.06%) DbUnit
5 2 (6.06%) TestNG
5 2 (6.06%) Mockito
5 2 (6.06%) Visual Studio
6 1 (3.03%) Git (software)
General
1 7 (21.21%) Marketing
2 3 (9.09%) Telecoms
3 2 (6.06%) Finance
3 2 (6.06%) Games
Job Titles
1 14 (42.42%) Developer
2 9 (27.27%) Java Developer
3 8 (24.24%) Analyst
3 8 (24.24%) Architect
4 7 (21.21%) Business Analyst
4 7 (21.21%) Business Systems Analyst
4 7 (21.21%) Systems Analyst
4 7 (21.21%) Consultant
4 7 (21.21%) Business Consultant
4 7 (21.21%) Systems Architect
4 7 (21.21%) Business Architect
4 7 (21.21%) Agile Business Analyst
5 5 (15.15%) Senior Java Developer
5 5 (15.15%) Senior Developer
6 3 (9.09%) Software Manager
6 3 (9.09%) .NET Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Senior J2EE Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 2 (6.06%) J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (30.30%) Spring
2 8 (24.24%) Hibernate
3 7 (21.21%) .NET
4 5 (15.15%) HTML
4 5 (15.15%) CSS
4 5 (15.15%) Web Services
4 5 (15.15%) WCF
5 4 (12.12%) jQuery
5 4 (12.12%) LINQ
5 4 (12.12%) REST
5 4 (12.12%) Struts
5 4 (12.12%) ASP.NET
6 3 (9.09%) Lucene
6 3 (9.09%) Spring Integration
6 3 (9.09%) Spring MVC
7 2 (6.06%) GWT
7 2 (6.06%) WPF
7 2 (6.06%) Silverlight
7 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (6.06%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.03%) Mathematics
1 1 (3.03%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.12%) Linux
2 1 (3.03%) Windows
2 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (24.24%) MVC
2 7 (21.21%) Use Case
2 7 (21.21%) Digital Marketing
2 7 (21.21%) User Stories
3 6 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (15.15%) Scrum
5 4 (12.12%) Software Engineering
6 3 (9.09%) SOA
6 3 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (9.09%) Multithreading
6 3 (9.09%) Manual Testing
7 2 (6.06%) Performance Testing
7 2 (6.06%) Test Strategy
8 1 (3.03%) Content Management
8 1 (3.03%) Game Development
8 1 (3.03%) DevOps
8 1 (3.03%) OWASP
8 1 (3.03%) Test Automation
8 1 (3.03%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (33.33%) Java
2 8 (24.24%) JavaScript
3 6 (18.18%) C#
4 4 (12.12%) SQL
5 1 (3.03%) C++
5 1 (3.03%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (12.12%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.06%) SC Cleared
2 2 (6.06%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (33.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (6.06%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (15.15%) Oracle
2 3 (9.09%) Serena
3 1 (3.03%) Google