The table below looks at the statistics for Agile Software Development skills in IT contracts advertised for the Portsmouth 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 28 January 2015 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 10 15 6
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -9
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 9 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 9.68% 5.36% 10.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.85% 9.23% 15.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 2
Average daily rate
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£351 £350 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.35% -2.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £229 £344
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £500 £372
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £33.75 - £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +2.85%
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 Portsmouth region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Portsmouth
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
65 65 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 69.89% 58.04% 68.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 34 21
Average daily rate £350 £336 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.08% +5.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £201 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 10 10
Average hourly rate £32.50 £38.75 £37.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.12% +4.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.03 £25.00 £31.29
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £155.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.07
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -11.49%

Agile Software Development
Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

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

Agile Software Development Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

Agile Software Development
Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

Agile Software Development
Daily Rate Histogram in Portsmouth

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Portsmouth region over the 3 months to 28 January 2015.

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Histogram in Portsmouth

Agile Software Development
Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Portsmouth region.

Agile Software Development Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Portsmouth 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 11 (68.75%) C#
2 10 (62.50%) .NET
3 8 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 7 (43.75%) Scrum
5 6 (37.50%) Visual Studio
5 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
5 6 (37.50%) TDD
6 5 (31.25%) ASP.NET
6 5 (31.25%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (25.00%) Degree
7 4 (25.00%) CSS
7 4 (25.00%) HTML
7 4 (25.00%) JavaScript
7 4 (25.00%) Windows
7 4 (25.00%) Project Management
8 3 (18.75%) Manufacturing
8 3 (18.75%) MVC
8 3 (18.75%) Electronics
8 3 (18.75%) Programme Management
8 3 (18.75%) PMP
8 3 (18.75%) PMI Certification
8 3 (18.75%) Web Services
8 3 (18.75%) Oracle
8 3 (18.75%) SQL
8 3 (18.75%) MS Project
8 3 (18.75%) Load Balancing
8 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (18.75%) Hyper-V
8 3 (18.75%) Git (software)
8 3 (18.75%) jQuery

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Portsmouth 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 (6.25%) Tomcat
1 1 (6.25%) IIS
1 1 (6.25%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (18.75%) MS Project
2 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) Firewall
1 1 (6.25%) ATM
1 1 (6.25%) SMS
1 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
4 1 (6.25%) RavenDB
4 1 (6.25%) DataStax
Development Applications
1 6 (37.50%) Visual Studio
2 5 (31.25%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (18.75%) Git (software)
4 2 (12.50%) SpecFlow
4 2 (12.50%) TeamCity
4 2 (12.50%) Selenium
5 1 (6.25%) JIRA
5 1 (6.25%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (6.25%) WATIR
5 1 (6.25%) WebDriver
5 1 (6.25%) Bitbucket
5 1 (6.25%) Jenkins
5 1 (6.25%) Hudson
5 1 (6.25%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (6.25%) Cucumber
General
1 3 (18.75%) Manufacturing
1 3 (18.75%) Electronics
2 2 (12.50%) Retail
3 1 (6.25%) Finance
3 1 (6.25%) Aerospace
3 1 (6.25%) Marketing
3 1 (6.25%) Military
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Developer
2 4 (25.00%) Project Manager
3 3 (18.75%) Software Tester
3 3 (18.75%) Tester
4 2 (12.50%) Software Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Programmer
5 1 (6.25%) .NET Developer
5 1 (6.25%) C# Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Test Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) GIS Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Management Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Test Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Analyst Programmer
5 1 (6.25%) Software Test Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Software Programmer
5 1 (6.25%) Operations Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (62.50%) .NET
2 5 (31.25%) ASP.NET
3 4 (25.00%) CSS
3 4 (25.00%) HTML
4 3 (18.75%) Web Services
4 3 (18.75%) jQuery
5 2 (12.50%) HTML5
5 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (12.50%) Silverlight
5 2 (12.50%) Ajax
6 1 (6.25%) MSMQ
6 1 (6.25%) SOAP
6 1 (6.25%) .NET Framework
6 1 (6.25%) JSON
6 1 (6.25%) PostGIS
6 1 (6.25%) SignalR
6 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (6.25%) CSS3
6 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Open Source
2 1 (6.25%) GIS
2 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.25%) Human Factors
2 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (6.25%) UNIX
2 1 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Scrum
2 6 (37.50%) TDD
3 4 (25.00%) Project Management
4 3 (18.75%) MVC
4 3 (18.75%) Programme Management
4 3 (18.75%) Load Balancing
4 3 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (12.50%) Waterfall
5 2 (12.50%) BDD
5 2 (12.50%) Test Management
5 2 (12.50%) V-Model
5 2 (12.50%) Process Management
6 1 (6.25%) Automated Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
6 1 (6.25%) CRM
6 1 (6.25%) E-Commerce
6 1 (6.25%) ERP
6 1 (6.25%) SOA
6 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (6.25%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 11 (68.75%) C#
2 4 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (18.75%) SQL
4 2 (12.50%) VB.NET
5 1 (6.25%) Ruby
5 1 (6.25%) FoxPro (VFP)
5 1 (6.25%) PL/SQL
5 1 (6.25%) Java
5 1 (6.25%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) Degree
2 3 (18.75%) PMP
2 3 (18.75%) PMI Certification
2 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
3 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
4 1 (6.25%) ISEB
4 1 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (6.25%) ISTQB
4 1 (6.25%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) Hyper-V
2 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (18.75%) Oracle
3 1 (6.25%) Endeca
3 1 (6.25%) VMware
3 1 (6.25%) RedPrairie
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