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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Agile Software Development over the 3 months to 19 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Agile Software Development
South East / Home Counties
Rank 5 5 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 -4
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 3 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Home Counties 21.43% 9.09% 25.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 21.43% 11.11% 30.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £431
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £45.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +25.00%

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
14 9 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Home Counties 100.00% 81.82% 83.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 5
Median daily rate £375 £1,250 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-70.00% +203.03%
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

Agile Software Development
Jobs Demand Trend in the Home Counties

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Home Counties region citing Agile Software Development as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 21 Related IT Skills in the Home Counties

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Agile Software Development also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Home Counties region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 3 (100.00%) DevOps
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Banking
3 1 (33.33%) Retail
3 1 (33.33%) TOGAF
3 1 (33.33%) JIRA
3 1 (33.33%) QA
3 1 (33.33%) Selenium
3 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 1 (33.33%) Open Source
3 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
3 1 (33.33%) Nimsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (33.33%) Big Data
3 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (33.33%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (33.33%) Unix
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) CA
3 1 (33.33%) Intranet

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
1 1 (33.33%) JIRA
1 1 (33.33%) Selenium
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Monitoring Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Test Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Unix
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (33.33%) Open Source
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) TOGAF
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) CA
1 1 (33.33%) Nimsoft