The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 21 18 28
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +10
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 11 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 4.53% 3.15% 1.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.70% 4.60% 1.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 1
Average daily rate
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£354 £265 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.49% -41.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £57.50 £40.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+41.97% +9.47%
Agile Software Development
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Middlesex region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
193 174 202
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 79.42% 68.50% 74.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 94 89
Average daily rate £423 £423 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -0.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £261 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £575 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 7
Average hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £29.00 £17.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.50 £37.50 £43.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 27 August 2014.

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Histogram in Middlesex

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 (45.00%) TDD
2 8 (40.00%) MySQL
3 7 (35.00%) JavaScript
3 7 (35.00%) XML
4 6 (30.00%) CSS
4 6 (30.00%) PHP
4 6 (30.00%) HTML
5 5 (25.00%) Symfony
5 5 (25.00%) Subversion
5 5 (25.00%) Management Information System
5 5 (25.00%) MVC
5 5 (25.00%) LAMP
5 5 (25.00%) OOP
5 5 (25.00%) OO
5 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 5 (25.00%) Git (software)
5 5 (25.00%) Visualisation
5 5 (25.00%) BDD
5 5 (25.00%) Big Data
6 4 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (20.00%) Project Management
6 4 (20.00%) Java
6 4 (20.00%) Telecoms
6 4 (20.00%) Linux
7 3 (15.00%) Quality Management
7 3 (15.00%) CMMI
7 3 (15.00%) Content Management
7 3 (15.00%) Data Analysis
7 3 (15.00%) Scrum
7 3 (15.00%) QA

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 1 (5.00%) Apache
1 1 (5.00%) SAP Web AS
1 1 (5.00%) GlassFish
1 1 (5.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (15.00%) MS Office
2 1 (5.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (5.00%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (5.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (5.00%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (40.00%) MySQL
2 5 (25.00%) Big Data
3 3 (15.00%) MongoDB
3 3 (15.00%) NoSQL
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (25.00%) Subversion
1 5 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.00%) JIRA
2 1 (5.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 4 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (55.00%) Developer
2 6 (30.00%) PHP Developer
3 5 (25.00%) Senior PHP Developer
3 5 (25.00%) Senior Developer
4 4 (20.00%) Java Developer
5 3 (15.00%) Senior Quality Engineer
5 3 (15.00%) QA Engineer
5 3 (15.00%) Senior QA Engineer
5 3 (15.00%) Quality Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) ScrumMaster
7 1 (5.00%) Agile Project Manager
7 1 (5.00%) ServiceNow Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Telecoms Project Manager
7 1 (5.00%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) Procurement Specialist
7 1 (5.00%) Senior Business Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) Project Manager
7 1 (5.00%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (35.00%) XML
2 6 (30.00%) HTML
2 6 (30.00%) CSS
3 5 (25.00%) LAMP
3 5 (25.00%) Symfony
4 3 (15.00%) RESTful
4 3 (15.00%) SOAP
5 2 (10.00%) Web Services
5 2 (10.00%) JSON
6 1 (5.00%) XSLT
6 1 (5.00%) XHTML
6 1 (5.00%) Middleware
6 1 (5.00%) Visualforce
6 1 (5.00%) HTML5
6 1 (5.00%) CSS3
6 1 (5.00%) jQuery
6 1 (5.00%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Management Information System
1 5 (25.00%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 4 (20.00%) Linux
2 3 (15.00%) Android
2 3 (15.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (5.00%) UNIX
3 1 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) TDD
2 5 (25.00%) OOP
2 5 (25.00%) OO
2 5 (25.00%) MVC
2 5 (25.00%) BDD
3 4 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (20.00%) Project Management
4 3 (15.00%) Quality Management
4 3 (15.00%) CMMI
4 3 (15.00%) SOA
4 3 (15.00%) Content Management
4 3 (15.00%) Data Analysis
4 3 (15.00%) QMS
4 3 (15.00%) Scrum
5 2 (10.00%) Agile Project Management
5 2 (10.00%) Waterfall
5 2 (10.00%) Workflow
5 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (5.00%) ITIL
6 1 (5.00%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 7 (35.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (30.00%) PHP
3 4 (20.00%) Java
4 3 (15.00%) Groovy
5 1 (5.00%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) CISSP
1 1 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (5.00%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) ISO 9001
1 3 (15.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (15.00%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.00%) Sitecore
3 1 (5.00%) ServiceNow
3 1 (5.00%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (5.00%) Atlassian
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle
3 1 (5.00%) SAP