The first table below looks at the demand for Agile Software Development skills in IT contracts advertised for the Middlesex 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 30 July 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 Middlesex 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 16 21 27
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +6
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 15 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 6.52% 2.15% 1.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.20% 3.23% 2.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 1
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£270 £313 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.60% -30.55%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £348
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +4.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £37.25
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +7.38%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
183 155 217
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 79.57% 66.52% 76.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 87 89
Average daily rate £398 £438 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.02% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £575 £552
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 8
Average hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £29.00 £18.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.50 £37.50 £43.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -1.58%
Agile Software Development
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Agile Software Development
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

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

Agile Software Development Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

Agile Software Development
Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

Agile Software Development
Daily Rate Histogram in Middlesex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Middlesex region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Histogram in Middlesex

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 9 (42.86%) TDD
2 8 (38.10%) MySQL
3 7 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 7 (33.33%) XML
4 6 (28.57%) CSS
4 6 (28.57%) PHP
4 6 (28.57%) HTML
4 6 (28.57%) Management Information System
5 5 (23.81%) LAMP
5 5 (23.81%) MVC
5 5 (23.81%) Subversion
5 5 (23.81%) Java
5 5 (23.81%) Linux
5 5 (23.81%) OOP
5 5 (23.81%) OO
5 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
5 5 (23.81%) Symfony
5 5 (23.81%) Git (software)
5 5 (23.81%) Visualisation
5 5 (23.81%) BDD
5 5 (23.81%) Big Data
6 4 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (19.05%) Telecoms
7 3 (14.29%) Scrum
7 3 (14.29%) Quality Management
7 3 (14.29%) CMMI
7 3 (14.29%) Content Management
7 3 (14.29%) Data Analysis
7 3 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (14.29%) SOA

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 2 (9.52%) Apache
1 2 (9.52%) SAP Web AS
2 1 (4.76%) GlassFish
2 1 (4.76%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (14.29%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (4.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.76%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (38.10%) MySQL
2 5 (23.81%) Big Data
3 3 (14.29%) MongoDB
3 3 (14.29%) NoSQL
4 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (23.81%) Subversion
1 5 (23.81%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.76%) JIRA
2 1 (4.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.76%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 4 (19.05%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.76%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (57.14%) Developer
2 6 (28.57%) PHP Developer
3 5 (23.81%) Senior PHP Developer
3 5 (23.81%) Senior Developer
4 4 (19.05%) Java Developer
5 3 (14.29%) QA Engineer
5 3 (14.29%) Quality Engineer
5 3 (14.29%) Senior Quality Engineer
5 3 (14.29%) Senior QA Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) ScrumMaster
7 1 (4.76%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) .NET Developer
7 1 (4.76%) C# Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Telecoms Project Manager
7 1 (4.76%) Senior Business Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) Project Manager
7 1 (4.76%) Business Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) ServiceNow Developer
7 1 (4.76%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (33.33%) XML
2 6 (28.57%) CSS
2 6 (28.57%) HTML
3 5 (23.81%) LAMP
3 5 (23.81%) Symfony
4 3 (14.29%) SOAP
4 3 (14.29%) RESTful
5 2 (9.52%) Web Services
5 2 (9.52%) JSON
6 1 (4.76%) .NET Framework
6 1 (4.76%) Ajax
6 1 (4.76%) Middleware
6 1 (4.76%) XHTML
6 1 (4.76%) XSLT
6 1 (4.76%) .NET
6 1 (4.76%) WPF
6 1 (4.76%) Silverlight
6 1 (4.76%) jQuery
6 1 (4.76%) CSS3
6 1 (4.76%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) Management Information System
2 5 (23.81%) Visualisation
3 1 (4.76%) Mathematics
3 1 (4.76%) Physics
3 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (23.81%) Linux
2 3 (14.29%) Android
2 3 (14.29%) Apple iOS
3 2 (9.52%) UNIX
3 2 (9.52%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (42.86%) TDD
2 5 (23.81%) MVC
2 5 (23.81%) OOP
2 5 (23.81%) OO
2 5 (23.81%) BDD
3 4 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (14.29%) Scrum
4 3 (14.29%) Quality Management
4 3 (14.29%) CMMI
4 3 (14.29%) Content Management
4 3 (14.29%) Data Analysis
4 3 (14.29%) SOA
4 3 (14.29%) Project Management
4 3 (14.29%) QMS
4 3 (14.29%) Waterfall
5 2 (9.52%) Agile Project Management
5 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (9.52%) Risk Assessment
5 2 (9.52%) Information Security
6 1 (4.76%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 7 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 6 (28.57%) PHP
3 5 (23.81%) Java
4 3 (14.29%) Groovy
5 1 (4.76%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) CISM
1 2 (9.52%) CISSP
2 1 (4.76%) Degree
2 1 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (14.29%) ISO 9001
1 3 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.52%) Sitecore
2 2 (9.52%) SAP
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle
3 1 (4.76%) ServiceNow
3 1 (4.76%) Atlassian
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