The table below looks at the statistics 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 17 April 2015 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 1 8 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 3 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Home Counties 27.27% 5.13% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 37.50% 6.67% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£450 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £36.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-4.10% -1.35%
Agile Software Development
South East

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Home Counties
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
8 30 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Home Counties 72.73% 76.92% 60.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 14 6
Average daily rate £450 £500 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £438 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £600 £615
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+4.80% -6.25%

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 30 Related IT Skills in the Home Counties

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 3 (60.00%) Web Services
1 3 (60.00%) Scrum
1 3 (60.00%) TDD
1 3 (60.00%) BDD
2 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (40.00%) Spring
2 2 (40.00%) Maven
2 2 (40.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) CSS
2 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (40.00%) REST
3 1 (20.00%) vCloud
3 1 (20.00%) Gradle
3 1 (20.00%) Artifactory
3 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (20.00%) User Stories
3 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (20.00%) Ansible
3 1 (20.00%) logstash
3 1 (20.00%) DevOps
3 1 (20.00%) Salt
3 1 (20.00%) Kibana
3 1 (20.00%) User Experience
3 1 (20.00%) WildFly
3 1 (20.00%) SonarQube

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) Apache
1 1 (20.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (20.00%) Alfresco
1 1 (20.00%) Mule
1 1 (20.00%) Confluence
1 1 (20.00%) Node.js
1 1 (20.00%) WildFly
1 1 (20.00%) Mule ESB
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) VPN
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
1 1 (20.00%) BIG-IP
1 1 (20.00%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) MySQL
1 1 (20.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (20.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (20.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (40.00%) Maven
2 1 (20.00%) JIRA
2 1 (20.00%) Selenium
2 1 (20.00%) Mockito
2 1 (20.00%) Gerrit
2 1 (20.00%) Gradle
2 1 (20.00%) Artifactory
2 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (20.00%) SonarQube
2 1 (20.00%) Ant
2 1 (20.00%) JUnit
2 1 (20.00%) Eclipse
2 1 (20.00%) IntelliJ
2 1 (20.00%) JMeter
2 1 (20.00%) Subversion
General
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) Business Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Developer
1 1 (20.00%) Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Development Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Java Developer
1 1 (20.00%) Agile Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) Web Services
2 2 (40.00%) CSS
2 2 (40.00%) Spring
2 2 (40.00%) REST
3 1 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (20.00%) HTML
3 1 (20.00%) J2EE
3 1 (20.00%) Ajax
3 1 (20.00%) JSON
3 1 (20.00%) WCF
3 1 (20.00%) jQuery
3 1 (20.00%) RESTful
3 1 (20.00%) JDBC
3 1 (20.00%) JSP
3 1 (20.00%) SOAP
3 1 (20.00%) XML
3 1 (20.00%) WSDL
3 1 (20.00%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (20.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) CentOS
2 1 (20.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Scrum
1 3 (60.00%) TDD
1 3 (60.00%) BDD
2 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (20.00%) MVC
3 1 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (20.00%) User Stories
3 1 (20.00%) DevOps
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Web Development
3 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (20.00%) Kanban
3 1 (20.00%) OWASP
3 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Java
1 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) ZABBIX
1 1 (20.00%) Puppet
1 1 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (20.00%) Ansible
1 1 (20.00%) logstash
1 1 (20.00%) Salt
1 1 (20.00%) Kibana
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (20.00%) VMware
1 1 (20.00%) F5