The first table below looks at the demand for Agile Software Development skills in IT contracts advertised for the Home Counties 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 Home Counties 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 3 7 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 5 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Home Counties 26.32% 6.67% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 31.25% 13.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate
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- £310 -
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
Home Counties
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
16 15 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Home Counties 84.21% 50.00% 62.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 12
Average daily rate £419 £388 £520
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.06% -25.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £391 £238 £500
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £480 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £29.00 -
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 the Home Counties

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

Agile Software Development Jobs Demand Trend in the Home Counties

Agile Software Development
Daily Rate Trend in the Home Counties

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

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Trend in the Home Counties

Agile Software Development
Top 17 Related IT Skills in the Home Counties

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Home Counties 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 4 (80.00%) PL/SQL
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
1 4 (80.00%) T-SQL
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (80.00%) UNIX
1 4 (80.00%) ETL
1 4 (80.00%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) Teradata
1 4 (80.00%) Data Analysis
1 4 (80.00%) Unit Testing
1 4 (80.00%) Data Integration
1 4 (80.00%) Pentaho
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (20.00%) Web Development
2 1 (20.00%) Retail

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in the Home Counties by Category

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

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (80.00%) Pentaho
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 1 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
1 4 (80.00%) Database Developer
1 4 (80.00%) ETL Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Digital Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Data Integration
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) ETL
1 4 (80.00%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) Data Analysis
1 4 (80.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) PL/SQL
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
1 4 (80.00%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle
1 4 (80.00%) Teradata