The first table below looks at the demand for Agile Software Development skills in IT contracts advertised for the M4 Corridor 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 16 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 M4 Corridor 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 1 7 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the M4 Corridor 23.08% 3.85% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 30.00% 5.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Average daily rate £525 £390 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.61% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.50 £34.95 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+24.46% -5.54%
Processes & Methodologies Category
M4 Corridor
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
10 20 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the M4 Corridor 76.92% 76.92% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 10 7
Average daily rate £525 £520 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.96% +30.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £361 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.02% -2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +18.51%
Agile Software Development
South East

Agile Software Development
Jobs Demand Trend in the M4 Corridor

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Agile Software Development across the M4 Corridor region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Agile Software Development Jobs Demand Trend in the M4 Corridor

Agile Software Development
Daily Rate Trend in the M4 Corridor

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Agile Software Development across the M4 Corridor region.

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Trend in the M4 Corridor

Agile Software Development
Top 21 Related IT Skills in the M4 Corridor

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the M4 Corridor 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 (75.00%) Scrum
1 3 (75.00%) Data Modelling
1 3 (75.00%) OO
1 3 (75.00%) BDD
2 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (25.00%) Ant
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (25.00%) Build Forge
2 1 (25.00%) ClearCase
2 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (25.00%) Legal
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Perforce
2 1 (25.00%) Banking
2 1 (25.00%) CruiseControl
2 1 (25.00%) Subversion
2 1 (25.00%) Maven
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) JIRA
2 1 (25.00%) Computer Science

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in the M4 Corridor by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the M4 Corridor 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Ant
1 1 (25.00%) ClearCase
1 1 (25.00%) CruiseControl
1 1 (25.00%) Subversion
1 1 (25.00%) Maven
1 1 (25.00%) JIRA
1 1 (25.00%) Build Forge
1 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (25.00%) Legal
1 1 (25.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) ScrumMaster
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) OO
1 3 (75.00%) Data Modelling
1 3 (75.00%) Scrum
1 3 (75.00%) BDD
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Perforce