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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 5 9 12
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +3
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 1288 1010 806
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 13.95% 11.12% 9.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 18.10% 15.01% 13.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 866 644 490
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £495 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 14 20
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £25.60 £23.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £59.50 £45.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -3.44%
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
7115 6729 6013
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 77.08% 74.06% 71.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 4155 3713 3150
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £248 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 240 259 270
Average hourly rate £22.83 £27.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.44% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.39 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

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 2 July 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 2 July 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 2 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +6 316 £375 +2.73% 106
Berkshire +1 221 £400 +14.28% 104
Surrey -1 176 £425 +6.25% 97
Buckinghamshire +2 151 £400 +9.96% 38
West Sussex +14 142 £363 -12.12% 37
Oxfordshire +10 130 £403 +7.33% 58
East Sussex +4 73 £375 -6.25% 33
Kent +6 43 £360 -4.00% 28
Middlesex -1 18 £325 -18.75% 3
Sussex +7 9 £388 -4.90% 1
Home Counties -3 1 - -
M4 Corridor - 1 £410 -
Thames Valley - 1 £480 -
Agile Software Development
England

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

For the 6 months to 2 July 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.

1 851 (32.95%) Scrum
2 546 (21.14%) JavaScript
3 515 (19.94%) TDD
4 508 (19.67%) .NET
5 501 (19.40%) HTML
6 480 (18.58%) C#
7 479 (18.54%) Java
8 462 (17.89%) Finance
9 409 (15.83%) CSS
10 403 (15.60%) SQL
11 341 (13.20%) Web Services
12 327 (12.66%) Waterfall
13 297 (11.50%) Project Management
14 285 (11.03%) Microsoft
15 282 (10.92%) SQL Server
16 280 (10.84%) Linux
17 278 (10.76%) Continuous Integration
18 267 (10.34%) Oracle
19 263 (10.18%) ASP.NET
19 263 (10.18%) MVC
20 246 (9.52%) Selenium
21 240 (9.29%) BDD
22 237 (9.18%) AngularJS
22 237 (9.18%) jQuery
22 237 (9.18%) PRINCE2
23 217 (8.40%) Windows
24 215 (8.32%) OO
25 213 (8.25%) Git (software)
26 211 (8.17%) XML
27 208 (8.05%) HTML5

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

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 85 (3.29%) Apache
1 85 (3.29%) CMS
2 78 (3.02%) Node.js
3 70 (2.71%) WebSphere
4 66 (2.56%) SharePoint
5 43 (1.66%) JBoss
6 42 (1.63%) Confluence
7 40 (1.55%) WebLogic
7 40 (1.55%) Tomcat
8 35 (1.36%) IIS
9 28 (1.08%) BizTalk Server
10 26 (1.01%) Drupal
11 25 (0.97%) SharePoint 2013
12 22 (0.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 14 (0.54%) SharePoint 2010
13 14 (0.54%) Commerce Server
13 14 (0.54%) WebSphere Application Server
14 13 (0.50%) Umbraco
15 11 (0.43%) Sitecore CMS
16 10 (0.39%) OpenStack
Applications
1 146 (5.65%) MS Excel
2 71 (2.75%) MS Project
2 71 (2.75%) MS Office
3 45 (1.74%) MS Visio
4 22 (0.85%) MS PowerPoint
5 15 (0.58%) RoboHelp
5 15 (0.58%) FrameMaker
6 11 (0.43%) Photoshop
7 6 (0.23%) InfoPath
8 5 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 3 (0.12%) PowerPivot
9 3 (0.12%) Open Workbench
9 3 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
9 3 (0.12%) OmniGraffle
9 3 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.039%) Adobe Premiere
10 1 (0.039%) Simulink
10 1 (0.039%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 25 (0.97%) Dynamics CRM
2 21 (0.81%) Magento
3 17 (0.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 16 (0.62%) Oracle BPM
5 6 (0.23%) Primavera
5 6 (0.23%) WebTrends
6 5 (0.19%) BusinessWorks
7 4 (0.15%) SAP ERP
7 4 (0.15%) Adobe Campaign
8 3 (0.12%) Fredhopper
8 3 (0.12%) Optimost
8 3 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
8 3 (0.12%) Visualfiles
9 2 (0.077%) Unica
9 2 (0.077%) AWD
9 2 (0.077%) Remedy ITSM
10 1 (0.039%) Eagle PACE
10 1 (0.039%) Oracle General Ledger
10 1 (0.039%) Cognos Business Intelligence
10 1 (0.039%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 101 (3.91%) Amazon AWS
2 78 (3.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 30 (1.16%) SaaS
4 15 (0.58%) AWS CloudFormation
5 14 (0.54%) Heroku
6 13 (0.50%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 12 (0.46%) Amazon SQS
7 12 (0.46%) Google Analytics
7 12 (0.46%) Amazon EC2
7 12 (0.46%) GitHub
8 11 (0.43%) IaaS
9 10 (0.39%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 9 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
10 9 (0.35%) PaaS
11 6 (0.23%) Force.com
11 6 (0.23%) Office 365
12 4 (0.15%) Boomi
13 3 (0.12%) Adobe Analytics
14 2 (0.077%) Amazon S3
14 2 (0.077%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 90 (3.48%) Internet
2 64 (2.48%) HTTP
3 23 (0.89%) SAN
4 21 (0.81%) TCP/IP
5 20 (0.77%) Intranet
6 17 (0.66%) Firewall
6 17 (0.66%) iSCSI
7 16 (0.62%) FCoE
7 16 (0.62%) Fibre Channel
7 16 (0.62%) LDAP
8 11 (0.43%) VPN
8 11 (0.43%) DNS
9 9 (0.35%) Network Security
10 8 (0.31%) DAB
10 8 (0.31%) ATM
10 8 (0.31%) UMTS
11 7 (0.27%) WAN
11 7 (0.27%) LAN
11 7 (0.27%) Ethernet
11 7 (0.27%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 282 (10.92%) SQL Server
2 103 (3.99%) MySQL
3 98 (3.79%) Relational Database
4 69 (2.67%) Data Warehouse
5 60 (2.32%) PostgreSQL
6 58 (2.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 54 (2.09%) Oracle Database
8 52 (2.01%) MongoDB
9 51 (1.97%) DB2
10 50 (1.94%) NoSQL
11 46 (1.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 44 (1.70%) Hadoop
12 44 (1.70%) SQL Server 2012
13 43 (1.66%) Big Data
14 42 (1.63%) SQL Server 2008
15 34 (1.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 25 (0.97%) RDBMS
16 25 (0.97%) Apache Cassandra
17 19 (0.74%) Oracle BI EE
18 14 (0.54%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 246 (9.52%) Selenium
2 213 (8.25%) Git (software)
3 204 (7.90%) Jenkins
4 196 (7.59%) JIRA
5 173 (6.70%) Subversion
6 117 (4.53%) Visual Studio
7 116 (4.49%) Cucumber
8 114 (4.41%) Team Foundation Server
9 100 (3.87%) JUnit
10 84 (3.25%) WebDriver
11 81 (3.14%) Maven
12 55 (2.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 45 (1.74%) NUnit
14 43 (1.66%) Eclipse
15 42 (1.63%) Ant
15 42 (1.63%) HP UFT
16 41 (1.59%) SoapUI
17 37 (1.43%) JMeter
18 34 (1.32%) TeamCity
19 31 (1.20%) Mockito
General
1 462 (17.89%) Finance
2 139 (5.38%) Telecoms
3 113 (4.37%) Retail
4 89 (3.45%) Marketing
5 77 (2.98%) Banking
6 50 (1.94%) Publishing
7 46 (1.78%) Games
8 26 (1.01%) Manufacturing
9 24 (0.93%) Automotive
10 20 (0.77%) Billing
11 18 (0.70%) Electronics
12 17 (0.66%) Legal
13 14 (0.54%) Military
14 11 (0.43%) Back Office
15 10 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
15 10 (0.39%) German Language
16 8 (0.31%) Investment Banking
17 7 (0.27%) Advertising
17 7 (0.27%) Multimedia
18 5 (0.19%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 1002 (38.79%) Developer
2 484 (18.74%) Analyst
3 285 (11.03%) Project Manager
4 254 (9.83%) Business Analyst
5 196 (7.59%) .NET Developer
6 145 (5.61%) C# Developer
6 145 (5.61%) Test Analyst
7 143 (5.54%) Java Developer
8 137 (5.30%) Architect
9 101 (3.91%) C# .NET Developer
10 87 (3.37%) Senior Developer
11 82 (3.17%) Tester
12 81 (3.14%) Web Developer
13 80 (3.10%) Agile Business Analyst
14 66 (2.56%) Solutions Architect
15 65 (2.52%) Designer
16 63 (2.44%) ScrumMaster
17 61 (2.36%) JavaScript Developer
18 59 (2.28%) Software Engineer
19 57 (2.21%) Agile Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 508 (19.67%) .NET
2 501 (19.40%) HTML
3 409 (15.83%) CSS
4 341 (13.20%) Web Services
5 263 (10.18%) ASP.NET
6 237 (9.18%) jQuery
6 237 (9.18%) AngularJS
7 211 (8.17%) XML
8 208 (8.05%) HTML5
9 166 (6.43%) SOAP
10 156 (6.04%) RESTful
11 145 (5.61%) ASP.NET MVC
12 143 (5.54%) REST
13 138 (5.34%) JSON
14 132 (5.11%) CSS3
15 120 (4.65%) WCF
16 114 (4.41%) .NET Framework
17 113 (4.37%) Spring
18 81 (3.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 71 (2.75%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 197 (7.63%) User Experience
2 152 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 130 (5.03%) Mobile App
4 60 (2.32%) Computer Science
5 50 (1.94%) Management Information System
6 44 (1.70%) Enterprise Software
7 39 (1.51%) iPhone
8 31 (1.20%) PMI
9 30 (1.16%) iPad
10 28 (1.08%) Visualisation
11 24 (0.93%) Data Centre
12 22 (0.85%) Data Integration
13 21 (0.81%) DataPower
13 21 (0.81%) Client/Server
13 21 (0.81%) Social Media
14 20 (0.77%) N-Tier
15 19 (0.74%) DTV
16 18 (0.70%) GIS
17 15 (0.58%) Online Games
18 12 (0.46%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 280 (10.84%) Linux
2 217 (8.40%) Windows
3 146 (5.65%) UNIX
4 99 (3.83%) Apple iOS
5 90 (3.48%) Android
6 38 (1.47%) AIX
7 34 (1.32%) Mac OS X
8 16 (0.62%) Windows Server 2012
9 15 (0.58%) Solaris
9 15 (0.58%) Windows Server 2008
10 10 (0.39%) CentOS
10 10 (0.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 9 (0.35%) Windows Phone
12 6 (0.23%) Windows 8
12 6 (0.23%) Windows 7
12 6 (0.23%) Oracle Linux
13 4 (0.15%) Windows Server 2003
14 3 (0.12%) MVS
14 3 (0.12%) Windows NT
14 3 (0.12%) BlackBerry OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 851 (32.95%) Scrum
2 515 (19.94%) TDD
3 327 (12.66%) Waterfall
4 297 (11.50%) Project Management
5 278 (10.76%) Continuous Integration
6 263 (10.18%) MVC
7 240 (9.29%) BDD
8 237 (9.18%) PRINCE2
9 215 (8.32%) OO
10 185 (7.16%) E-Commerce
11 180 (6.97%) Stakeholder Management
12 170 (6.58%) Software Engineering
13 162 (6.27%) User Stories
14 156 (6.04%) SOA
15 144 (5.57%) Web Development
16 129 (4.99%) Automated Testing
17 124 (4.80%) Business Intelligence
18 121 (4.68%) Business Analysis
19 116 (4.49%) Unit Testing
19 116 (4.49%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 546 (21.14%) JavaScript
2 480 (18.58%) C#
3 479 (18.54%) Java
4 403 (15.60%) SQL
5 150 (5.81%) Python
6 112 (4.34%) PHP
7 86 (3.33%) Ruby
8 68 (2.63%) C++
9 66 (2.56%) PowerShell
10 60 (2.32%) Objective-C
11 58 (2.25%) T-SQL
12 57 (2.21%) C
13 55 (2.13%) Shell Script
14 54 (2.09%) Perl
15 36 (1.39%) PL/SQL
16 24 (0.93%) VB
17 22 (0.85%) Scala
18 18 (0.70%) VB.NET
19 16 (0.62%) R
20 14 (0.54%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 165 (6.39%) Security Cleared
2 124 (4.80%) Degree
3 108 (4.18%) SC Cleared
4 95 (3.68%) ISEB
5 53 (2.05%) ISTQB
6 47 (1.82%) PMI Certification
7 39 (1.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 35 (1.36%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 28 (1.08%) PMP
10 22 (0.85%) Microsoft Certification
10 22 (0.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 16 (0.62%) DV Cleared
12 13 (0.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 10 (0.39%) MCTS
14 8 (0.31%) ISEB Practitioner
15 7 (0.27%) CISM
15 7 (0.27%) IBM Certification
15 7 (0.27%) CISSP
15 7 (0.27%) MCSA
16 6 (0.23%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 147 (5.69%) QA
2 22 (0.85%) SLA
3 14 (0.54%) Data Quality
4 9 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 7 (0.27%) PCI DSS
6 5 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 4 (0.15%) HL7
8 3 (0.12%) P3O
9 2 (0.077%) DO-178B
9 2 (0.077%) ISO 8583
10 1 (0.039%) Solvency II
10 1 (0.039%) WCAG
10 1 (0.039%) GAAP
10 1 (0.039%) TickIT
10 1 (0.039%) GAMP
10 1 (0.039%) ISO 9000
10 1 (0.039%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.039%) GxP
System Software
1 47 (1.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 25 (0.97%) Docker
3 19 (0.74%) Active Directory
4 15 (0.58%) Hyper-V
5 9 (0.35%) vSphere
6 5 (0.19%) VirtualBox
7 3 (0.12%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (0.12%) Firmware
8 2 (0.077%) Shibboleth
8 2 (0.077%) Varnish
9 1 (0.039%) XenServer
9 1 (0.039%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.039%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.039%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.039%) NFS
9 1 (0.039%) vCloud
9 1 (0.039%) iptables
Systems Management
1 92 (3.56%) Puppet
2 40 (1.55%) HP Quality Center
3 29 (1.12%) Opscode Chef
4 25 (0.97%) Vagrant
5 11 (0.43%) Oracle Identity Management
6 10 (0.39%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 9 (0.35%) Ansible
8 5 (0.19%) SCCM
9 4 (0.15%) BMC PATROL
10 3 (0.12%) Oracle RMAN
10 3 (0.12%) Data Guard
10 3 (0.12%) AirWatch
10 3 (0.12%) CloudHub
11 2 (0.077%) SELinux
11 2 (0.077%) OpenAM
11 2 (0.077%) TeamSite
11 2 (0.077%) MOM
11 2 (0.077%) Netcool
12 1 (0.039%) Tivoli
12 1 (0.039%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 285 (11.03%) Microsoft
2 267 (10.34%) Oracle
3 68 (2.63%) IBM
4 67 (2.59%) VMware
5 48 (1.86%) SAP
6 38 (1.47%) Adobe
7 37 (1.43%) Apple
7 37 (1.43%) Salesforce.com
8 32 (1.24%) HP
9 30 (1.16%) Google
10 26 (1.01%) Informatica
11 25 (0.97%) Zend
12 21 (0.81%) Ab Initio
13 18 (0.70%) Telerik
14 17 (0.66%) Red Hat
15 16 (0.62%) Veritas
15 16 (0.62%) Atlassian
16 15 (0.58%) Twitter
17 13 (0.50%) Sitecore
18 12 (0.46%) Progress
West Sussex
Next Ventures Ltd
Rate: Unspecified £Competitive (market rates)
Posted: 1 hour ago
Oxfordshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
Surrey
Stott & May
Rate: £400 - £500 Per Day
Posted: 2 hours ago
South East
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Montash
Posted: 14 hours ago
Reigate, Surrey
Oliver James Associates
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
Winchester, Hampshire
J & C Associates
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 20 hours ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Connectus
Rate: £330 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
Surrey
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £380 - £400 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
South East
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 23 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Franklin Bates
Rate: From £500 to £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Montash
Rate: £450 - £550 per day + Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Spencer Rose Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Agile Recruitment
Rate: Based on experience
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £440 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Horsham, West Sussex
IT Connections
Rate: £375 - £425 Per Day
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Richmond, Surrey
First Point
Rate: £500 - £650 per day + 9-12 month plus extension
Posted: 2 days ago