The table below looks at the statistics for Agile Software Development skills in IT contracts advertised for the M4 Corridor region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Agile Software Development over the 3 months to 24 September 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
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Agile Software Development
Rank 3 4 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 11 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the M4 Corridor 39.29% 9.09% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 45.83% 11.11% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.80 £40.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+7.00% +10.34%
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 M4 Corridor region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
M4 Corridor
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
24 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the M4 Corridor 85.71% 81.82% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 1
Median daily rate £600 £365 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+64.38% -27.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +26.94%

Agile Software Development
Jobs Demand Trend in the M4 Corridor

The demand trend of contract jobs across the M4 Corridor 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 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 30 Related IT Skills in the M4 Corridor

For the 6 months to 24 September 2016, 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 M4 Corridor region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 8 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 8 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (43.75%) Open Source
3 6 (37.50%) Java
3 6 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (37.50%) Spring
3 6 (37.50%) Software Engineering
3 6 (37.50%) Disclosure Scotland
4 5 (31.25%) Scala
4 5 (31.25%) Play Framework
4 5 (31.25%) REST
4 5 (31.25%) CSS3
4 5 (31.25%) Jenkins
4 5 (31.25%) Automated Testing
4 5 (31.25%) Subversion
4 5 (31.25%) Ruby
4 5 (31.25%) Ajax
4 5 (31.25%) Google
4 5 (31.25%) Ruby on Rails
4 5 (31.25%) JSON
4 5 (31.25%) Django
4 5 (31.25%) HTML5
4 5 (31.25%) Guice
4 5 (31.25%) OWASP
4 5 (31.25%) Git (software)
4 5 (31.25%) C#
4 5 (31.25%) HTML
4 5 (31.25%) JUnit
4 5 (31.25%) CSS
4 5 (31.25%) Python

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

Application Platforms
1 4 (25.00%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 5 (31.25%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) Adabas
1 1 (6.25%) Data Mart
1 1 (6.25%) Data Mining
1 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (31.25%) Git (software)
1 5 (31.25%) Jenkins
1 5 (31.25%) JUnit
1 5 (31.25%) Subversion
2 4 (25.00%) JIRA
3 3 (18.75%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (6.25%) Eclipse
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Developer
2 5 (31.25%) Java Developer
3 4 (25.00%) Analyst
4 3 (18.75%) Data Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Migration Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Product Manager
5 2 (12.50%) Tester
6 1 (6.25%) Analyst Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Architect
6 1 (6.25%) Business Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Data Business Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Report Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Report Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Scrum Master
6 1 (6.25%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (37.50%) Spring
2 5 (31.25%) Ajax
2 5 (31.25%) CSS
2 5 (31.25%) CSS3
2 5 (31.25%) Django
2 5 (31.25%) Guice
2 5 (31.25%) HTML
2 5 (31.25%) HTML5
2 5 (31.25%) JSON
2 5 (31.25%) Play Framework
2 5 (31.25%) REST
2 5 (31.25%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (6.25%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Reference Data
2 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) Mainframe
2 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Open Source
2 6 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (37.50%) Software Engineering
3 5 (31.25%) Automated Testing
3 5 (31.25%) OWASP
4 4 (25.00%) Data Migration
4 4 (25.00%) Data Modelling
4 4 (25.00%) Migration
4 4 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 4 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (18.75%) Data Analysis
5 3 (18.75%) ETL
5 3 (18.75%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (12.50%) Business Transformation
6 2 (12.50%) Data Cleansing
6 2 (12.50%) Data Management
6 2 (12.50%) Functional Testing
6 2 (12.50%) Performance Testing
6 2 (12.50%) Product Management
6 2 (12.50%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) Java
2 5 (31.25%) C#
2 5 (31.25%) Python
2 5 (31.25%) Ruby
2 5 (31.25%) Scala
3 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 8 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (12.50%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (37.50%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (12.50%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) Google
2 3 (18.75%) Atlassian
2 3 (18.75%) Talend
3 1 (6.25%) Software AG