The table below looks at the statistics for Agile Software Development skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Agile Software Development over the 3 months to 16 January 2017 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Agile Software Development
England / South East
Rank 2 3 8
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +5
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 1351 1249 1156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 18.55% 15.22% 12.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 23.07% 19.03% 16.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 806 808 708
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £551 £525 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 33 14
Median hourly rate £42.50 £47.50 £36.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% +31.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £40.50 £21.86
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.20 £60.00 £45.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £45.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-7.77% +21.62%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5856 6563 7187
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 80.40% 80.00% 77.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 3438 3925 3976
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 209 284 249
Median hourly rate £38.00 £42.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.58% +70.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £60.62 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £39.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +50.00%

Agile Software Development
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East 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 South East

Agile Software Development
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Agile Software Development
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Agile Software Development across the South East region over the 3 months to 16 January 2017.

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Agile Software Development
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Agile Software Development Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Agile Software Development
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Agile Software Development across the South East region over the 3 months to 16 January 2017.

Agile Software Development Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

Agile Software Development
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Software Development within the South East region over the 3 months to 16 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire -1 258 £400 +2.56% 95
Hampshire -2 222 £438 +16.66% 131
Surrey +2 206 £440 +3.52% 84
Buckinghamshire +1 181 £400 +6.66% 49
Oxfordshire +2 180 £475 +10.14% 65
West Sussex 0 135 £425 +2.71% 30
Kent +15 53 £400 +18.95% 14
East Sussex +3 51 £363 -3.33% 28
Middlesex +7 34 £450 +28.57% 3
Sussex 0 5 £361 -19.72%
Thames Valley - 1 - -
Agile Software Development
England

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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 South East region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 982 (34.09%) Scrum
2 725 (25.16%) Java
3 621 (21.56%) JavaScript
4 515 (17.88%) TDD
5 509 (17.67%) HTML
6 496 (17.22%) SQL
7 465 (16.14%) CSS
8 435 (15.10%) C#
9 408 (14.16%) Finance
10 407 (14.13%) .NET
11 383 (13.29%) Continuous Integration
12 364 (12.63%) Git (software)
13 334 (11.59%) Web Services
14 319 (11.07%) JIRA
15 312 (10.83%) BDD
16 302 (10.48%) AngularJS
17 289 (10.03%) Microsoft
18 281 (9.75%) Selenium
19 280 (9.72%) User Stories
20 279 (9.68%) Spring
20 279 (9.68%) XML
21 278 (9.65%) Waterfall
22 277 (9.61%) Oracle
23 274 (9.51%) MVC
24 263 (9.13%) Project Management
25 262 (9.09%) Linux
26 261 (9.06%) Jenkins
27 245 (8.50%) SQL Server
28 243 (8.43%) REST
29 240 (8.33%) Web Development

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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
1 114 (3.96%) Confluence
2 110 (3.82%) Tomcat
3 80 (2.78%) JBoss
4 75 (2.60%) Apache
5 73 (2.53%) CMS
6 70 (2.43%) Elasticsearch
7 68 (2.36%) SharePoint
8 62 (2.15%) WebSphere
9 39 (1.35%) Apache Spark
9 39 (1.35%) IIS
10 38 (1.32%) WebLogic
11 31 (1.08%) WebSphere Application Server
12 30 (1.04%) Drupal
13 25 (0.87%) Sitecore CMS
13 25 (0.87%) WebSphere Process Server
14 21 (0.73%) BizTalk Server
15 20 (0.69%) nginx
16 16 (0.56%) Alfresco
17 15 (0.52%) Apache Solr
17 15 (0.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 96 (3.33%) MS Excel
2 55 (1.91%) MS Office
3 41 (1.42%) MS Visio
4 35 (1.21%) MS PowerPoint
5 33 (1.15%) MS Project
6 31 (1.08%) Photoshop
7 20 (0.69%) Adobe Illustrator
8 9 (0.31%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 6 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
10 5 (0.17%) InVision
10 5 (0.17%) OmniGraffle
11 2 (0.069%) Adobe After Effects
12 1 (0.035%) Chatbot
12 1 (0.035%) Fireworks
12 1 (0.035%) InDesign
12 1 (0.035%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 40 (1.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 20 (0.69%) Magento
2 20 (0.69%) Oracle Applications
3 18 (0.62%) Dynamics AX
4 17 (0.59%) Oracle EBS
5 12 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 10 (0.35%) Remedy ITSM
7 8 (0.28%) Fredhopper
7 8 (0.28%) Oracle BPM
8 5 (0.17%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 5 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
9 4 (0.14%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 4 (0.14%) SAP PSCD
10 3 (0.10%) Oracle ERP
10 3 (0.10%) Unit4 Business World
11 2 (0.069%) Primavera
12 1 (0.035%) BusinessWorks
12 1 (0.035%) SAP CRM
12 1 (0.035%) SAP ERP
12 1 (0.035%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 165 (5.73%) Amazon AWS
2 128 (4.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 83 (2.88%) GitHub
4 48 (1.67%) PaaS
5 43 (1.49%) Cloud Computing
6 29 (1.01%) IaaS
7 18 (0.62%) Office 365
8 16 (0.56%) AWS Lambda
9 14 (0.49%) SaaS
10 13 (0.45%) AWS CloudFormation
11 10 (0.35%) Amazon Kinesis
11 10 (0.35%) AWS CloudTrail
12 9 (0.31%) Google Analytics
13 8 (0.28%) Amazon EC2
13 8 (0.28%) Amazon S3
14 7 (0.24%) Adobe Analytics
14 7 (0.24%) Amazon SQS
14 7 (0.24%) Google Play
15 6 (0.21%) OpenShift
16 5 (0.17%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 71 (2.46%) HTTP
2 46 (1.60%) Internet
3 30 (1.04%) Firewall
4 26 (0.90%) Intranet
5 21 (0.73%) TCP/IP
6 18 (0.62%) LDAP
7 17 (0.59%) SNMP
7 17 (0.59%) SSL
8 13 (0.45%) LAN
9 11 (0.38%) Extranet
9 11 (0.38%) Network Security
10 10 (0.35%) DVB
11 8 (0.28%) Bluetooth
12 7 (0.24%) VPN
13 6 (0.21%) 3G
13 6 (0.21%) 4G
13 6 (0.21%) DNS
13 6 (0.21%) iSCSI
13 6 (0.21%) VoIP
13 6 (0.21%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 245 (8.50%) SQL Server
2 144 (5.00%) MongoDB
3 125 (4.34%) NoSQL
4 113 (3.92%) MySQL
5 86 (2.99%) Relational Database
6 83 (2.88%) Big Data
7 76 (2.64%) Hadoop
7 76 (2.64%) Oracle Database
8 55 (1.91%) PostgreSQL
9 53 (1.84%) Data Warehouse
10 39 (1.35%) Oracle Database 11g
11 35 (1.21%) SQL Server 2012
12 34 (1.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 33 (1.15%) HBase
13 33 (1.15%) SQL Server 2008
14 31 (1.08%) Apache Hive
15 29 (1.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 28 (0.97%) Couchbase
17 26 (0.90%) Oracle Reports
17 26 (0.90%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 364 (12.63%) Git (software)
2 319 (11.07%) JIRA
3 281 (9.75%) Selenium
4 261 (9.06%) Jenkins
5 176 (6.11%) Team Foundation Server
6 175 (6.07%) Cucumber
7 156 (5.41%) JUnit
8 142 (4.93%) Maven
9 122 (4.23%) Subversion
10 104 (3.61%) WebDriver
11 90 (3.12%) Gradle
12 74 (2.57%) Visual Studio
13 66 (2.29%) SpecFlow
14 64 (2.22%) Mockito
15 62 (2.15%) Eclipse
16 60 (2.08%) TeamCity
17 57 (1.98%) SoapUI
18 45 (1.56%) Ant
18 45 (1.56%) Grunt
19 37 (1.28%) Bower
General
1 408 (14.16%) Finance
2 136 (4.72%) Publishing
3 111 (3.85%) Telecoms
4 108 (3.75%) Retail
5 92 (3.19%) Banking
6 71 (2.46%) Marketing
7 51 (1.77%) Legal
8 40 (1.39%) Advertising
9 24 (0.83%) Games
10 20 (0.69%) Automotive
11 18 (0.62%) Manufacturing
12 16 (0.56%) Military
12 16 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
13 13 (0.45%) Electronics
14 12 (0.42%) Back Office
14 12 (0.42%) Financial Institution
15 7 (0.24%) Billing
15 7 (0.24%) Investment Banking
16 6 (0.21%) German Language
16 6 (0.21%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 1180 (40.96%) Developer
2 414 (14.37%) Analyst
3 326 (11.32%) Java Developer
4 247 (8.57%) Business Analyst
5 225 (7.81%) Project Manager
6 189 (6.56%) .NET Developer
7 142 (4.93%) Architect
8 125 (4.34%) Scrum Master
8 125 (4.34%) Tester
9 123 (4.27%) C# Developer
10 122 (4.23%) Agile Developer
11 116 (4.03%) JavaScript Developer
12 115 (3.99%) Designer
13 103 (3.58%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 103 (3.58%) Test Analyst
14 98 (3.40%) Senior Developer
15 91 (3.16%) Software Engineer
16 81 (2.81%) C# .NET Developer
17 75 (2.60%) Scala Developer
18 68 (2.36%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 509 (17.67%) HTML
2 465 (16.14%) CSS
3 407 (14.13%) .NET
4 334 (11.59%) Web Services
5 302 (10.48%) AngularJS
6 279 (9.68%) Spring
6 279 (9.68%) XML
7 243 (8.43%) REST
8 210 (7.29%) RESTful
9 202 (7.01%) HTML5
10 199 (6.91%) JSON
11 197 (6.84%) jQuery
12 159 (5.52%) Node.js
13 152 (5.28%) CSS3
14 138 (4.79%) ASP.NET
15 134 (4.65%) SOAP
16 109 (3.78%) J2EE
17 95 (3.30%) Java EE
18 93 (3.23%) Sass
19 92 (3.19%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 239 (8.30%) User Experience
2 182 (6.32%) Analytical Skills
3 116 (4.03%) Mobile App
4 77 (2.67%) Computer Science
5 51 (1.77%) Management Information System
6 42 (1.46%) Visualisation
7 30 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
7 30 (1.04%) Public Cloud
8 27 (0.94%) Data Centre
8 27 (0.94%) Data Structures
9 26 (0.90%) Social Media
10 24 (0.83%) Psychology
10 24 (0.83%) Virtual Team
11 20 (0.69%) Client/Server
11 20 (0.69%) PMI
12 16 (0.56%) Algorithms
13 13 (0.45%) CMDB
13 13 (0.45%) Data Conversion
13 13 (0.45%) Smart Meter
14 12 (0.42%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 262 (9.09%) Linux
2 143 (4.96%) Windows
3 108 (3.75%) Unix
4 100 (3.47%) Android
5 69 (2.40%) Apple iOS
6 32 (1.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 23 (0.80%) Windows Server
8 17 (0.59%) Ubuntu
9 15 (0.52%) AIX
10 13 (0.45%) Mac OS X
11 12 (0.42%) Oracle Linux
12 8 (0.28%) Solaris
12 8 (0.28%) Windows Server 2008
13 7 (0.24%) CentOS
14 5 (0.17%) Windows 10
15 4 (0.14%) Windows 8
16 3 (0.10%) Windows CE
16 3 (0.10%) Windows Server 2012
17 2 (0.069%) Debian
17 2 (0.069%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 982 (34.09%) Scrum
2 515 (17.88%) TDD
3 383 (13.29%) Continuous Integration
4 312 (10.83%) BDD
5 280 (9.72%) User Stories
6 278 (9.65%) Waterfall
7 274 (9.51%) MVC
8 263 (9.13%) Project Management
9 240 (8.33%) Web Development
10 235 (8.16%) Kanban
11 208 (7.22%) DevOps
12 207 (7.19%) SDLC
13 204 (7.08%) Stakeholder Management
14 201 (6.98%) Software Engineering
15 168 (5.83%) E-Commerce
16 164 (5.69%) Open Source
17 146 (5.07%) Automated Testing
18 143 (4.96%) Continuous Improvement
18 143 (4.96%) Unit Testing
19 141 (4.89%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 725 (25.16%) Java
2 621 (21.56%) JavaScript
3 496 (17.22%) SQL
4 435 (15.10%) C#
5 184 (6.39%) Python
6 161 (5.59%) Scala
7 122 (4.23%) C++
8 111 (3.85%) Ruby
9 109 (3.78%) PHP
10 80 (2.78%) Perl
11 67 (2.33%) PL/SQL
12 66 (2.29%) C
13 61 (2.12%) PowerShell
14 60 (2.08%) Groovy
15 52 (1.80%) T-SQL
16 46 (1.60%) Shell Script
17 38 (1.32%) VB.NET
18 30 (1.04%) Bash Shell
19 26 (0.90%) F#
20 24 (0.83%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 237 (8.23%) Security Cleared
2 195 (6.77%) Degree
3 166 (5.76%) SC Cleared
4 85 (2.95%) ISEB
5 58 (2.01%) ISTQB
6 42 (1.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 39 (1.35%) DV Cleared
8 30 (1.04%) PMI Certification
9 21 (0.73%) BPSS Clearance
10 15 (0.52%) Microsoft Certification
11 14 (0.49%) PMP
12 9 (0.31%) ITIL Certification
13 8 (0.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 7 (0.24%) CIPD
15 6 (0.21%) DBS Check
16 5 (0.17%) AWS Certification
16 5 (0.17%) Cisco Certification
16 5 (0.17%) Sun Certification
17 4 (0.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
17 4 (0.14%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 173 (6.00%) QA
2 28 (0.97%) PCI DSS
3 19 (0.66%) Disclosure Scotland
4 18 (0.62%) SDET
4 18 (0.62%) SLA
5 15 (0.52%) Data Quality
6 11 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 9 (0.31%) WCAG
8 5 (0.17%) ISO22301
8 5 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 4 (0.14%) ISO 9001
9 4 (0.14%) MiFID
9 4 (0.14%) PA-DSS
9 4 (0.14%) WAI
10 2 (0.069%) COBIT
10 2 (0.069%) Government Security Classifications
10 2 (0.069%) HL7
10 2 (0.069%) P3O
10 2 (0.069%) RMADS
11 1 (0.035%) EMIR
System Software
1 68 (2.36%) Docker
2 43 (1.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (0.73%) Active Directory
4 12 (0.42%) vSphere
5 11 (0.38%) Virtual Machines
6 8 (0.28%) HDFS
6 8 (0.28%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (0.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 5 (0.17%) Firmware
7 5 (0.17%) Hyper-V
7 5 (0.17%) Shibboleth
8 2 (0.069%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.035%) Apache Flume
9 1 (0.035%) Varnish
9 1 (0.035%) vCloud
9 1 (0.035%) Xen
Systems Management
1 72 (2.50%) Puppet
2 47 (1.63%) Opscode Chef
3 32 (1.11%) Ansible
4 26 (0.90%) HP Quality Center
5 17 (0.59%) Kubernetes
6 15 (0.52%) Rancher
7 8 (0.28%) AirWatch
7 8 (0.28%) Kibana
7 8 (0.28%) Terraform
8 7 (0.24%) CA Spectrum
8 7 (0.24%) WebSphere Cast Iron
9 6 (0.21%) Grafana
9 6 (0.21%) logstash
9 6 (0.21%) Norton AntiVirus
9 6 (0.21%) SCCM
9 6 (0.21%) TeamSite
10 5 (0.17%) Packer
10 5 (0.17%) SCOM
10 5 (0.17%) vRealize
11 4 (0.14%) Oozie
Vendors
1 289 (10.03%) Microsoft
2 277 (9.61%) Oracle
3 68 (2.36%) VMware
4 53 (1.84%) SAP
5 42 (1.46%) HP
6 35 (1.21%) Atlassian
6 35 (1.21%) IBM
6 35 (1.21%) Talend
7 34 (1.18%) Salesforce.com
8 33 (1.15%) Red Hat
9 32 (1.11%) Adobe
10 29 (1.01%) CA Agile Central
10 29 (1.01%) Google
11 28 (0.97%) Sitecore
12 27 (0.94%) Splunk
13 26 (0.90%) Xamarin
14 24 (0.83%) Cisco
14 24 (0.83%) ServiceNow
15 21 (0.73%) CA
16 18 (0.62%) MicroStrategy
Chichester, West Sussex
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 2 hours ago
Fleet, Hampshire
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Rate: £500 - £550 Per Day
Posted: 11 hours ago
Fleet, Hampshire
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Rate: £500 - £550 Per Day please send CV
Posted: 9 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
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Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
MA Associates Worldwide
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
Egham, Surrey
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
South East
Testing Circle Ltd
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Richmond, Surrey
People Source Consulting
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
Camberley, Surrey
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Ascot, Berkshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: £375 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
Oscar
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Surrey
Martin & Conley
Rate: COMPETITIVE RATE
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Imperative People
Rate: £350 - £375 per day + neg doe
Posted: 5 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 5 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Canary Wharf and City
Rate: Up to £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Lewes, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Square One Resources
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Rate: £425 Per Day plus excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Venturi
Rate: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Canary Wharf and City
Rate: Up to £375 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + Flexible working from home 2-3 days
Posted: 4 days ago
Gatwick, West Sussex
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Interact Consulting
Rate: 350
Posted: 6 days ago
Surrey
Austin Fraser
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Initi8 Recruitment
Rate: £450 Per Day
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
First Point
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
South East
People Source Consulting
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
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Redhill, Surrey
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Rate: £650 - £651 per day
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