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 9 December 2016 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Agile Software Development
Rank - 5 4
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 0 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Home Counties - 5.26% 17.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 8.33% 23.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Median daily rate - - £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £43.50 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +22.53%
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
5 12 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Home Counties 83.33% 63.16% 72.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 10
Median daily rate £525 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.52% +3.03%
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.25 £34.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.02% +36.00%

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