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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 10 11 10
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 25 21 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 11.42% 10.24% 12.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 15.63% 14.69% 20.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 15 6
Average daily rate £388 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% -5.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £51.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 £34.95 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+23.03% -5.54%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Guildford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
160 143 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 73.06% 69.76% 63.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 67 39
Average daily rate £363 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £165 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 19 7
Average hourly rate £33.50 £50.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.66% +44.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.57 £26.25 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £165.00 £53.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Agile Software Development
Surrey

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 18 April 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 18 April 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 10 (30.30%) Java
2 9 (27.27%) JavaScript
3 8 (24.24%) .NET
3 8 (24.24%) MVC
3 8 (24.24%) Hibernate
3 8 (24.24%) Spring
3 8 (24.24%) QA
4 7 (21.21%) Scrum
4 7 (21.21%) C#
4 7 (21.21%) Oracle
4 7 (21.21%) Jenkins
5 6 (18.18%) CSS
5 6 (18.18%) HTML
5 6 (18.18%) MySQL
5 6 (18.18%) Eclipse
5 6 (18.18%) WCF
5 6 (18.18%) jQuery
5 6 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (18.18%) Maven
6 5 (15.15%) Selenium
6 5 (15.15%) SOA
6 5 (15.15%) Linux
6 5 (15.15%) Struts
6 5 (15.15%) SQL Server
7 4 (12.12%) SQL
7 4 (12.12%) ASP.NET
7 4 (12.12%) HTTP
7 4 (12.12%) SAN
7 4 (12.12%) TestDirector
7 4 (12.12%) Telecoms

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.03%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (6.06%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (3.03%) Photoshop
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
1 4 (12.12%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.18%) MySQL
2 5 (15.15%) SQL Server
3 4 (12.12%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (12.12%) 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%) Eclipse
2 6 (18.18%) Maven
3 5 (15.15%) Selenium
4 4 (12.12%) TestDirector
4 4 (12.12%) Subversion
5 3 (9.09%) Artifactory
5 3 (9.09%) QuickTest Pro
5 3 (9.09%) LoadRunner
5 3 (9.09%) JUnit
6 2 (6.06%) Visual Studio
6 2 (6.06%) TestNG
6 2 (6.06%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (6.06%) DbUnit
6 2 (6.06%) Mockito
7 1 (3.03%) Hudson
7 1 (3.03%) WiX
7 1 (3.03%) Mercurial
7 1 (3.03%) Flash Builder
7 1 (3.03%) Ant
General
1 4 (12.12%) Telecoms
1 4 (12.12%) Finance
2 3 (9.09%) Games
2 3 (9.09%) Marketing
3 2 (6.06%) Legal
4 1 (3.03%) Publishing
4 1 (3.03%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (39.39%) Developer
2 7 (21.21%) Analyst
3 6 (18.18%) Senior Developer
3 6 (18.18%) Java Developer
4 5 (15.15%) .NET Developer
4 5 (15.15%) Senior Java Developer
4 5 (15.15%) Architect
4 5 (15.15%) Business Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Agile Business Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Software Manager
5 3 (9.09%) Business Consultant
5 3 (9.09%) Systems Architect
5 3 (9.09%) Business Architect
5 3 (9.09%) Business Systems Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Systems Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Consultant
6 2 (6.06%) Software Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Technical Architect
6 2 (6.06%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (24.24%) .NET
1 8 (24.24%) Hibernate
1 8 (24.24%) Spring
2 6 (18.18%) CSS
2 6 (18.18%) HTML
2 6 (18.18%) WCF
2 6 (18.18%) jQuery
3 5 (15.15%) Struts
4 4 (12.12%) ASP.NET
4 4 (12.12%) LINQ
4 4 (12.12%) Spring MVC
4 4 (12.12%) Lucene
4 4 (12.12%) Spring Integration
5 3 (9.09%) REST
5 3 (9.09%) WPF
5 3 (9.09%) Web Services
6 2 (6.06%) J2EE
6 2 (6.06%) Silverlight
6 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.03%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 5 (15.15%) Linux
2 2 (6.06%) Windows
3 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (24.24%) MVC
2 7 (21.21%) Scrum
3 6 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (15.15%) SOA
5 4 (12.12%) Manual Testing
5 4 (12.12%) Software Engineering
5 4 (12.12%) User Stories
5 4 (12.12%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (9.09%) Multithreading
6 3 (9.09%) Use Case
6 3 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
6 3 (9.09%) UML
7 2 (6.06%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (6.06%) Performance Testing
7 2 (6.06%) Content Management
7 2 (6.06%) Financial Analysis
7 2 (6.06%) Test Strategy
7 2 (6.06%) Analytics
8 1 (3.03%) BDD
8 1 (3.03%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 10 (30.30%) Java
2 9 (27.27%) JavaScript
3 7 (21.21%) C#
4 4 (12.12%) SQL
5 1 (3.03%) ActionScript 3.0
5 1 (3.03%) Python
5 1 (3.03%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 3 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.03%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (24.24%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (12.12%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (6.06%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (21.21%) Oracle
2 3 (9.09%) Serena
3 1 (3.03%) Adobe
Guildford, Surrey
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago