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 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 6 12 12
Rank change year-on-year
+6 0
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 15 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 13.04% 6.45% 4.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 16.30% 9.38% 6.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 2 3
Average daily rate
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£310 £381 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.68% +17.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £346 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £404 £416 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.05% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £36.11
% change year-on-year
- -3.07%
Agile Software Development
Hampshire

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
92 64 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 80.00% 68.82% 59.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 40 22
Average daily rate £326 £310 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.16% -17.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £173 £175 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £494
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 8 12
Average hourly rate £34.57 £36.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.98% +30.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £15.45 £26.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £47.00 £33.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 6 May 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 6 May 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 12 (52.17%) Scrum
2 11 (47.83%) PRINCE2
3 10 (43.48%) Microsoft
4 9 (39.13%) SC Cleared
4 9 (39.13%) Security Cleared
5 8 (34.78%) Project Management
5 8 (34.78%) C#
6 7 (30.43%) .NET
6 7 (30.43%) MS Project
6 7 (30.43%) QA
7 5 (21.74%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (21.74%) ITIL
7 5 (21.74%) SQL Server
7 5 (21.74%) Visual Studio
8 4 (17.39%) MS Office
8 4 (17.39%) JavaScript
8 4 (17.39%) Web Services
8 4 (17.39%) Windows
8 4 (17.39%) Retail
8 4 (17.39%) Baan
8 4 (17.39%) Hyper-V
9 3 (13.04%) SpecFlow
9 3 (13.04%) Test Management
9 3 (13.04%) TDD
9 3 (13.04%) Process Management
9 3 (13.04%) MS Excel
9 3 (13.04%) E-Commerce
9 3 (13.04%) HTML
9 3 (13.04%) CSS
10 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 (4.35%) IIS
1 1 (4.35%) CMS
1 1 (4.35%) LiveCycle
1 1 (4.35%) Confluence
Applications
1 7 (30.43%) MS Project
2 4 (17.39%) MS Office
3 3 (13.04%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) ATM
1 1 (4.35%) SMS
1 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
1 1 (4.35%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (21.74%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.35%) MS Access
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (4.35%) RavenDB
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.35%) DataStax
Development Applications
1 5 (21.74%) Visual Studio
1 5 (21.74%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (13.04%) SpecFlow
3 2 (8.70%) Selenium
3 2 (8.70%) TeamCity
3 2 (8.70%) Git (software)
4 1 (4.35%) Bitbucket
4 1 (4.35%) Jenkins
4 1 (4.35%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (4.35%) WebDriver
4 1 (4.35%) Cucumber
4 1 (4.35%) Hudson
4 1 (4.35%) JIRA
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (4.35%) WATIR
General
1 4 (17.39%) Retail
2 2 (8.70%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Aerospace
2 2 (8.70%) Military
3 1 (4.35%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (34.78%) Analyst
2 7 (30.43%) Project Planner
3 3 (13.04%) Software Tester
3 3 (13.04%) Test Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Tester
4 2 (8.70%) Business Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Consultant
4 2 (8.70%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Software Test Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Automation Test Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Automation Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Automation Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Operations Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) .NET Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Test Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Project Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Analyst Programmer
5 1 (4.35%) Programmer
5 1 (4.35%) Management Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (30.43%) .NET
2 4 (17.39%) Web Services
3 3 (13.04%) CSS
3 3 (13.04%) HTML
4 2 (8.70%) jQuery
4 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET
5 1 (4.35%) SOAP
5 1 (4.35%) MSMQ
5 1 (4.35%) Ajax
5 1 (4.35%) .NET Framework
5 1 (4.35%) JSON
5 1 (4.35%) Silverlight
5 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (4.35%) HTML5
5 1 (4.35%) CSS3
5 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Computer Science
1 2 (8.70%) User Experience
2 1 (4.35%) Open Source
2 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.35%) Human Factors
Operating Systems
1 4 (17.39%) Windows
2 1 (4.35%) Linux
2 1 (4.35%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (52.17%) Scrum
2 11 (47.83%) PRINCE2
3 8 (34.78%) Project Management
4 5 (21.74%) ITIL
5 3 (13.04%) Process Management
5 3 (13.04%) E-Commerce
5 3 (13.04%) TDD
5 3 (13.04%) Test Management
6 2 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (8.70%) Waterfall
6 2 (8.70%) BDD
6 2 (8.70%) MVC
6 2 (8.70%) Load Balancing
7 1 (4.35%) ERP
7 1 (4.35%) SOA
7 1 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (4.35%) B2C
7 1 (4.35%) Asset Management
7 1 (4.35%) Content Management
7 1 (4.35%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (34.78%) C#
2 4 (17.39%) JavaScript
3 2 (8.70%) SQL
3 2 (8.70%) VB.NET
4 1 (4.35%) VBA
4 1 (4.35%) Ruby
4 1 (4.35%) PL/SQL
4 1 (4.35%) Java
4 1 (4.35%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (39.13%) SC Cleared
1 9 (39.13%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.70%) ISTQB
2 2 (8.70%) Degree
3 1 (4.35%) ISEB
3 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (30.43%) QA
2 1 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (17.39%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 10 (43.48%) Microsoft
2 4 (17.39%) Baan
3 2 (8.70%) hybris
3 2 (8.70%) Oracle
4 1 (4.35%) RedPrairie
4 1 (4.35%) Endeca
4 1 (4.35%) Adobe