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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Agile Software Development over the 3 months to 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 7 10 12
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +2
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 1270 985 803
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 12.62% 10.18% 9.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 16.80% 14.17% 13.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 799 646 481
Average daily rate
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£380 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £267 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 7 16
Average hourly rate £36.25 £42.50 £39.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.70% +8.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.55 £24.80 £23.06
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £69.00 £103.70 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £36.50 £37.20
% change year-on-year
-4.10% -1.88%
Agile Software Development
England

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
7561 6953 5999
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 75.13% 71.86% 71.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 4265 3871 3116
Average daily rate £395 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.40% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £361
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 272 278 266
Average hourly rate £32.50 £27.00 £28.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.37% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.35 £12.50 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £55.00 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £29.75 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+5.68% -7.03%

Agile Software Development
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Agile Software Development across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 21 April 2015.

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 21 April 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Software Development within the South East region over the 3 months to 21 April 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +10 306 £375 +2.73% 104
Berkshire +4 289 £400 +14.28% 86
Surrey -2 192 £400 +2.56% 93
Buckinghamshire +5 152 £355 +1.42% 33
West Sussex +4 99 £400 -5.88% 23
Oxfordshire +1 84 £440 +35.38% 67
East Sussex +5 77 £350 +16.66% 26
Kent +13 45 £331 -11.66% 36
Middlesex +5 11 £300 -35.13% 2
Sussex - 8 £300 - 1
Home Counties +7 2 - -
M4 Corridor -3 1 £410 -21.90%
Agile Software Development
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

1 844 (34.60%) Scrum
2 530 (21.73%) JavaScript
3 514 (21.07%) .NET
4 506 (20.75%) HTML
5 496 (20.34%) Java
6 465 (19.07%) TDD
7 454 (18.61%) C#
8 438 (17.96%) CSS
9 425 (17.43%) Finance
10 380 (15.58%) Web Services
11 376 (15.42%) SQL
12 329 (13.49%) Waterfall
13 307 (12.59%) Linux
14 289 (11.85%) MVC
15 287 (11.77%) Project Management
16 275 (11.28%) Microsoft
17 265 (10.87%) jQuery
18 263 (10.78%) ASP.NET
19 252 (10.33%) Continuous Integration
20 249 (10.21%) OO
21 231 (9.47%) SQL Server
22 230 (9.43%) Oracle
23 224 (9.18%) HTML5
24 220 (9.02%) XML
25 215 (8.82%) Selenium
25 215 (8.82%) Jenkins
26 212 (8.69%) PRINCE2
27 204 (8.36%) Git (software)
28 202 (8.28%) AngularJS
28 202 (8.28%) BDD

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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
1 131 (5.37%) CMS
2 95 (3.90%) Apache
3 76 (3.12%) Node.js
4 60 (2.46%) SharePoint
5 58 (2.38%) WebLogic
6 57 (2.34%) IIS
7 55 (2.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 42 (1.72%) Tomcat
9 41 (1.68%) WebSphere
10 34 (1.39%) BizTalk Server
11 28 (1.15%) Confluence
12 23 (0.94%) Drupal
13 21 (0.86%) JBoss
14 20 (0.82%) SharePoint 2010
15 17 (0.70%) Kentico
16 15 (0.62%) SharePoint 2013
17 14 (0.57%) Umbraco
18 13 (0.53%) Sitecore CMS
19 11 (0.45%) Mule
19 11 (0.45%) OpenStack
Applications
1 142 (5.82%) MS Excel
2 72 (2.95%) MS Project
3 63 (2.58%) MS Office
4 47 (1.93%) MS Visio
5 29 (1.19%) MS PowerPoint
6 18 (0.74%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 16 (0.66%) Photoshop
8 9 (0.37%) RoboHelp
8 9 (0.37%) FrameMaker
9 7 (0.29%) InfoPath
10 6 (0.25%) Adobe Illustrator
11 2 (0.082%) Fireworks
11 2 (0.082%) Spreadsheet
11 2 (0.082%) PowerPivot
12 1 (0.041%) OmniGraffle
12 1 (0.041%) Simulink
12 1 (0.041%) InDesign
12 1 (0.041%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 39 (1.60%) Dynamics CRM
2 26 (1.07%) Oracle BPM
3 14 (0.57%) Magento
4 12 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 6 (0.25%) Primavera
6 5 (0.21%) Google Analytics
7 4 (0.16%) WebTrends
8 3 (0.12%) Visualfiles
8 3 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
8 3 (0.12%) Fredhopper
9 2 (0.082%) AWD
10 1 (0.041%) Unica
10 1 (0.041%) Eagle PACE
10 1 (0.041%) Oracle BRM
10 1 (0.041%) Hyperion Planning
10 1 (0.041%) Oracle General Ledger
10 1 (0.041%) Oracle Financials
10 1 (0.041%) Agresso
10 1 (0.041%) Oracle Applications
10 1 (0.041%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 118 (4.84%) Amazon AWS
2 83 (3.40%) Microsoft Azure
3 32 (1.31%) SaaS
4 26 (1.07%) Amazon EC2
5 22 (0.90%) AWS CloudFormation
6 20 (0.82%) Heroku
7 16 (0.66%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 12 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
9 10 (0.41%) PaaS
9 10 (0.41%) GitHub
9 10 (0.41%) IaaS
10 8 (0.33%) Amazon S3
11 7 (0.29%) Force.com
11 7 (0.29%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 6 (0.25%) Office 365
13 2 (0.082%) Yammer
14 1 (0.041%) SuccessFactors
14 1 (0.041%) Boomi
14 1 (0.041%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 96 (3.94%) Internet
2 48 (1.97%) HTTP
3 27 (1.11%) SAN
4 25 (1.03%) Intranet
5 21 (0.86%) Firewall
6 18 (0.74%) TCP/IP
7 13 (0.53%) Network Security
7 13 (0.53%) iSCSI
8 12 (0.49%) FCoE
8 12 (0.49%) Fibre Channel
9 10 (0.41%) VPN
9 10 (0.41%) DNS
9 10 (0.41%) LDAP
10 8 (0.33%) ATM
11 7 (0.29%) Broadband
11 7 (0.29%) Ethernet
11 7 (0.29%) FTP
11 7 (0.29%) Radio Access Network
12 6 (0.25%) NAS
12 6 (0.25%) RNC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 231 (9.47%) SQL Server
2 71 (2.91%) MySQL
3 68 (2.79%) Relational Database
4 57 (2.34%) MongoDB
4 57 (2.34%) NoSQL
5 54 (2.21%) PostgreSQL
6 53 (2.17%) Oracle Database
7 52 (2.13%) SQL Server 2008
8 38 (1.56%) Big Data
9 36 (1.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 35 (1.44%) Data Warehouse
10 35 (1.44%) Hadoop
11 29 (1.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 28 (1.15%) SQL Server 2012
13 23 (0.94%) DB2
14 19 (0.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 18 (0.74%) RDBMS
15 18 (0.74%) Apache Cassandra
16 15 (0.62%) Oracle Database 11g
17 14 (0.57%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 215 (8.82%) Selenium
1 215 (8.82%) Jenkins
2 204 (8.36%) Git (software)
3 179 (7.34%) Subversion
4 172 (7.05%) JIRA
5 140 (5.74%) Visual Studio
6 123 (5.04%) Cucumber
7 116 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
8 103 (4.22%) Maven
9 95 (3.90%) JUnit
10 59 (2.42%) WebDriver
11 55 (2.26%) Eclipse
12 53 (2.17%) NUnit
13 50 (2.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 48 (1.97%) Ant
15 44 (1.80%) Mockito
16 31 (1.27%) QuickTest Pro
17 29 (1.19%) TeamCity
18 28 (1.15%) Axure RP
18 28 (1.15%) SoapUI
General
1 425 (17.43%) Finance
2 141 (5.78%) Telecoms
3 104 (4.26%) Retail
4 85 (3.49%) Marketing
5 81 (3.32%) Publishing
6 64 (2.62%) Banking
7 42 (1.72%) Games
8 26 (1.07%) Billing
9 21 (0.86%) Manufacturing
10 18 (0.74%) Advertising
10 18 (0.74%) Legal
10 18 (0.74%) German Language
11 17 (0.70%) Automotive
12 16 (0.66%) Back Office
13 14 (0.57%) Pharmaceutical
14 13 (0.53%) Electronics
15 7 (0.29%) Military
15 7 (0.29%) Multimedia
16 6 (0.25%) Financial Institution
16 6 (0.25%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 966 (39.61%) Developer
2 448 (18.37%) Analyst
3 275 (11.28%) Project Manager
4 267 (10.95%) Business Analyst
5 194 (7.95%) .NET Developer
6 158 (6.48%) Java Developer
7 138 (5.66%) C# Developer
8 118 (4.84%) Architect
9 115 (4.72%) Test Analyst
10 101 (4.14%) C# .NET Developer
11 84 (3.44%) Agile Business Analyst
12 81 (3.32%) Tester
13 79 (3.24%) Senior Developer
14 76 (3.12%) Web Developer
15 70 (2.87%) JavaScript Developer
16 68 (2.79%) Software Engineer
17 64 (2.62%) ScrumMaster
18 58 (2.38%) Front-End Developer
18 58 (2.38%) Agile Project Manager
18 58 (2.38%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 514 (21.07%) .NET
2 506 (20.75%) HTML
3 438 (17.96%) CSS
4 380 (15.58%) Web Services
5 265 (10.87%) jQuery
6 263 (10.78%) ASP.NET
7 224 (9.18%) HTML5
8 220 (9.02%) XML
9 202 (8.28%) AngularJS
10 163 (6.68%) RESTful
11 152 (6.23%) SOAP
12 147 (6.03%) CSS3
13 140 (5.74%) ASP.NET MVC
14 138 (5.66%) WCF
15 130 (5.33%) JSON
16 124 (5.08%) REST
17 120 (4.92%) .NET Framework
18 113 (4.63%) Spring
19 104 (4.26%) Ajax
20 75 (3.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 175 (7.18%) User Experience
2 125 (5.13%) Open Source
3 121 (4.96%) Mobile App
3 121 (4.96%) Analytical Skills
4 51 (2.09%) Computer Science
5 45 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
6 43 (1.76%) iPhone
7 41 (1.68%) PMI
8 36 (1.48%) iPad
9 29 (1.19%) Management Information System
10 28 (1.15%) W3C
11 26 (1.07%) Digital Media
12 24 (0.98%) Web 2.0
13 18 (0.74%) N-Tier
13 18 (0.74%) Visualisation
14 16 (0.66%) Client/Server
15 14 (0.57%) DTV
15 14 (0.57%) Social Media
16 12 (0.49%) GIS
17 11 (0.45%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 307 (12.59%) Linux
2 190 (7.79%) Windows
3 121 (4.96%) UNIX
4 92 (3.77%) Apple iOS
5 74 (3.03%) Android
6 34 (1.39%) Mac OS X
7 19 (0.78%) AIX
8 15 (0.62%) Oracle Linux
9 14 (0.57%) CentOS
10 11 (0.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 10 (0.41%) Windows Server 2012
12 9 (0.37%) Windows Phone
13 6 (0.25%) Solaris
14 5 (0.21%) Windows Server 2008
14 5 (0.21%) Ubuntu
14 5 (0.21%) Windows Mobile
15 4 (0.16%) Windows Server 2003
15 4 (0.16%) Windows Phone 8
16 3 (0.12%) Windows 7
16 3 (0.12%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 844 (34.60%) Scrum
2 465 (19.07%) TDD
3 329 (13.49%) Waterfall
4 289 (11.85%) MVC
5 287 (11.77%) Project Management
6 252 (10.33%) Continuous Integration
7 249 (10.21%) OO
8 212 (8.69%) PRINCE2
9 202 (8.28%) BDD
10 185 (7.59%) Software Engineering
11 167 (6.85%) E-Commerce
12 165 (6.77%) Web Development
13 164 (6.72%) Stakeholder Management
13 164 (6.72%) User Stories
14 156 (6.40%) SOA
15 125 (5.13%) Business Analysis
16 114 (4.67%) Unit Testing
17 112 (4.59%) Kanban
18 110 (4.51%) CRM
19 108 (4.43%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 530 (21.73%) JavaScript
2 496 (20.34%) Java
3 454 (18.61%) C#
4 376 (15.42%) SQL
5 158 (6.48%) Python
6 102 (4.18%) PHP
7 98 (4.02%) Ruby
8 66 (2.71%) C++
8 66 (2.71%) C
8 66 (2.71%) PowerShell
9 59 (2.42%) Objective-C
10 51 (2.09%) Shell Script
11 45 (1.85%) Perl
11 45 (1.85%) T-SQL
12 28 (1.15%) VB.NET
13 23 (0.94%) PL/SQL
14 22 (0.90%) Scala
15 21 (0.86%) XQuery
16 20 (0.82%) XPath
17 19 (0.78%) Golang
Qualifications
1 122 (5.00%) Security Cleared
2 121 (4.96%) Degree
3 104 (4.26%) ISEB
4 79 (3.24%) SC Cleared
5 57 (2.34%) PMI Certification
6 41 (1.68%) ISTQB
7 31 (1.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 30 (1.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 27 (1.11%) PMP
10 25 (1.03%) Microsoft Certification
11 20 (0.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 17 (0.70%) DV Cleared
13 12 (0.49%) MCTS
14 7 (0.29%) ITIL Certification
14 7 (0.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 6 (0.25%) APMP
15 6 (0.25%) MCSA
16 5 (0.21%) HND
16 5 (0.21%) ISEB Practitioner
17 4 (0.16%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 116 (4.76%) QA
2 12 (0.49%) SLA
3 9 (0.37%) PCI DSS
4 6 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (0.25%) WCAG
5 5 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 5 (0.21%) Data Quality
6 4 (0.16%) HL7
6 4 (0.16%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.082%) DO-178B
7 2 (0.082%) ISO 8583
8 1 (0.041%) P3O
8 1 (0.041%) Solvency II
8 1 (0.041%) GxP
8 1 (0.041%) GAMP
8 1 (0.041%) ISO 9000
8 1 (0.041%) GAAP
8 1 (0.041%) COBIT
System Software
1 36 (1.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (0.70%) Active Directory
3 15 (0.62%) VirtualBox
4 14 (0.57%) Hyper-V
4 14 (0.57%) vSphere
5 12 (0.49%) Docker
6 11 (0.45%) Oracle RAC
7 5 (0.21%) Varnish
8 4 (0.16%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.041%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 1 (0.041%) vCloud
9 1 (0.041%) HDFS
9 1 (0.041%) NFS
9 1 (0.041%) Firmware
9 1 (0.041%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 126 (5.17%) Puppet
2 49 (2.01%) Vagrant
3 31 (1.27%) HP Quality Center
4 29 (1.19%) Opscode Chef
5 21 (0.86%) Oracle Identity Management
6 11 (0.45%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 7 (0.29%) Ansible
8 5 (0.21%) CloudHub
9 3 (0.12%) logstash
9 3 (0.12%) Salt
9 3 (0.12%) AirWatch
9 3 (0.12%) Oracle RMAN
9 3 (0.12%) Data Guard
9 3 (0.12%) ZABBIX
10 2 (0.082%) MOM
10 2 (0.082%) SELinux
10 2 (0.082%) Hyperic
10 2 (0.082%) OpenAM
11 1 (0.041%) Nagios
11 1 (0.041%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 275 (11.28%) Microsoft
2 230 (9.43%) Oracle
3 57 (2.34%) VMware
4 48 (1.97%) Google
5 42 (1.72%) Adobe
6 41 (1.68%) Salesforce.com
7 38 (1.56%) SAP
7 38 (1.56%) IBM
8 34 (1.39%) Apple
9 31 (1.27%) HP
10 19 (0.78%) Red Hat
11 18 (0.74%) OpenText
11 18 (0.74%) RedDot
12 17 (0.70%) Ektron
13 16 (0.66%) Twitter
14 13 (0.53%) Zend
14 13 (0.53%) Atlassian
14 13 (0.53%) Sitecore
15 12 (0.49%) Veritas
16 10 (0.41%) Cisco
Southampton, Hampshire
JM
Rate: £480 - £510 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £200.00 - £280.00 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £320 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Connectus
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
Gatwick, West Sussex
Proactive Appointments
Rate: Unspecified Market rate
Posted: 11 hours ago
South East
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 14 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Harrington Starr
Rate: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Stott & May
Rate: From £0 to £1 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Redhill, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £50000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
IT Executive Ltd
Rate: £275 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Winchester, Hampshire
Connectus
Rate: £40 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Egham, Surrey
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Connectus
Rate: £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Connectus
Rate: £450 per day + negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Sanderson
Rate: flexible
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Infospectrum
Rate: £300-£350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Spring Technology
Rate: £450.00 - £525.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago