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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Agile Software Development
Rank 4 8 10
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +2
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 1260 1206 878
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 14.73% 12.74% 10.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 18.52% 16.47% 14.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 842 702 532
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £280 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £518 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
- +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 23 13
Average hourly rate £47.67 £35.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.18% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £21.76 £34.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £40.00 £43.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.75 £36.40 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+22.93% +0.41%
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
6805 7324 6228
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 79.53% 77.35% 74.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 4175 4011 3318
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £508
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 291 240 261
Average hourly rate £45.00 £30.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% +42.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.00 £45.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 8 February 2016.

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 8 February 2016.

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 8 February 2016. 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
Berkshire +1 315 £388 -1.89% 130
Surrey +2 238 £425 +6.25% 107
Hampshire -3 236 £375 +0.67% 125
Buckinghamshire +7 136 £375 -1.63% 41
West Sussex +17 112 £375 -9.09% 29
Oxfordshire +1 101 £420 -6.66% 48
Kent +1 41 £350 -17.64% 33
East Sussex -2 40 £350 +7.69% 18
Middlesex +7 21 £350 -3.44% 4
Sussex +3 6 £450 +9.09%
M4 Corridor - 4 - -
Home Counties -4 1 - -
Agile Software Development
England

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

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

1 766 (28.05%) Scrum
2 703 (25.74%) JavaScript
3 610 (22.34%) Java
4 543 (19.88%) HTML
5 542 (19.85%) SQL
6 485 (17.76%) CSS
7 472 (17.28%) TDD
8 441 (16.15%) .NET
9 431 (15.78%) Finance
10 421 (15.42%) Waterfall
11 420 (15.38%) C#
12 396 (14.50%) Oracle
13 327 (11.97%) MVC
14 313 (11.46%) Linux
15 310 (11.35%) Web Services
16 304 (11.13%) SQL Server
17 300 (10.98%) Microsoft
18 298 (10.91%) AngularJS
19 272 (9.96%) Continuous Integration
20 263 (9.63%) User Experience
21 260 (9.52%) BDD
22 259 (9.48%) jQuery
23 254 (9.30%) SDLC
24 251 (9.19%) Project Management
25 236 (8.64%) Python
26 232 (8.50%) Git (software)
27 224 (8.20%) Security Cleared
28 223 (8.17%) XML
29 215 (7.87%) HTML5
30 212 (7.76%) Node.js

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

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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
1 212 (7.76%) Node.js
2 93 (3.41%) WebLogic
3 84 (3.08%) SharePoint
4 75 (2.75%) WebSphere
5 67 (2.45%) Apache
6 63 (2.31%) CMS
7 60 (2.20%) IIS
8 57 (2.09%) JBoss
9 49 (1.79%) Tomcat
10 41 (1.50%) Elasticsearch
11 38 (1.39%) Confluence
12 26 (0.95%) BizTalk Server
12 26 (0.95%) OpenStack
13 20 (0.73%) SAS
14 19 (0.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 18 (0.66%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 17 (0.62%) SharePoint 2013
17 14 (0.51%) Apache Solr
18 12 (0.44%) WebSphere Application Server
19 9 (0.33%) Drupal
Applications
1 128 (4.69%) MS Excel
2 77 (2.82%) MS Office
3 44 (1.61%) MS Visio
4 43 (1.57%) MS Project
5 36 (1.32%) MS PowerPoint
6 26 (0.95%) Photoshop
7 14 (0.51%) Adobe Illustrator
8 6 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
9 4 (0.15%) Fireworks
10 3 (0.11%) OmniGraffle
11 2 (0.073%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 1 (0.037%) InDesign
12 1 (0.037%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 31 (1.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 25 (0.92%) Dynamics CRM
3 23 (0.84%) OpenText Process Suite
4 17 (0.62%) Oracle BPM
5 13 (0.48%) Magento
5 13 (0.48%) Oracle EBS
6 11 (0.40%) SAP ERP
7 8 (0.29%) Oracle ERP
8 7 (0.26%) Eagle PACE
9 6 (0.22%) BusinessWorks
9 6 (0.22%) Oracle EBS R12
9 6 (0.22%) Oracle General Ledger
10 5 (0.18%) Eloqua
10 5 (0.18%) Primavera
10 5 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
11 4 (0.15%) Adobe Campaign
11 4 (0.15%) BigMachines
11 4 (0.15%) Fredhopper
11 4 (0.15%) HFM
11 4 (0.15%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 120 (4.39%) Amazon AWS
2 84 (3.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 37 (1.35%) SaaS
4 30 (1.10%) Cloud Computing
5 22 (0.81%) GitHub
6 21 (0.77%) Azure Active Directory
6 21 (0.77%) Force.com
7 20 (0.73%) Amazon EC2
8 18 (0.66%) Office 365
9 15 (0.55%) Adobe Analytics
10 14 (0.51%) Google Analytics
11 11 (0.40%) Google Tag Manager
12 9 (0.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 8 (0.29%) AWS CloudFormation
13 8 (0.29%) PaaS
14 7 (0.26%) IaaS
14 7 (0.26%) Route 53
15 6 (0.22%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 3 (0.11%) Bluemix
16 3 (0.11%) Silverpop
Communications & Networking
1 71 (2.60%) HTTP
2 44 (1.61%) Internet
3 29 (1.06%) LDAP
4 22 (0.81%) Firewall
5 21 (0.77%) DVB
6 18 (0.66%) H.323
7 16 (0.59%) TCP/IP
8 15 (0.55%) Intranet
9 13 (0.48%) SSH
10 11 (0.40%) LAN
10 11 (0.40%) WAN
11 10 (0.37%) ZigBee
12 9 (0.33%) SAN
12 9 (0.33%) Wi-Fi
13 8 (0.29%) FTP
13 8 (0.29%) SNMP
13 8 (0.29%) SSL
13 8 (0.29%) Telepresence
14 7 (0.26%) Kerberos
14 7 (0.26%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 304 (11.13%) SQL Server
2 180 (6.59%) NoSQL
3 132 (4.83%) Oracle Database
4 128 (4.69%) MongoDB
5 112 (4.10%) Relational Database
6 96 (3.52%) Big Data
7 89 (3.26%) Data Warehouse
8 69 (2.53%) Oracle Database 11g
9 64 (2.34%) MySQL
10 52 (1.90%) Hadoop
11 48 (1.76%) SQL Server 2008
12 45 (1.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 44 (1.61%) PostgreSQL
14 40 (1.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 32 (1.17%) Oracle Database 12c
16 31 (1.14%) Oracle Database 10g
16 31 (1.14%) Oracle Reports
16 31 (1.14%) SQL Server 2012
17 27 (0.99%) Apache Cassandra
17 27 (0.99%) DB2
Development Applications
1 232 (8.50%) Git (software)
2 202 (7.40%) JIRA
3 196 (7.18%) Subversion
4 191 (6.99%) Selenium
5 175 (6.41%) Jenkins
6 169 (6.19%) Team Foundation Server
7 142 (5.20%) Maven
8 123 (4.50%) Cucumber
9 105 (3.84%) Ant
10 98 (3.59%) Visual Studio
11 73 (2.67%) JUnit
12 56 (2.05%) HP UFT
13 55 (2.01%) Eclipse
13 55 (2.01%) WebDriver
14 52 (1.90%) SpecFlow
15 45 (1.65%) Grunt
16 38 (1.39%) SoapUI
17 37 (1.35%) Oracle APEX
18 36 (1.32%) Toad
19 35 (1.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 431 (15.78%) Finance
2 173 (6.33%) Telecoms
3 118 (4.32%) Retail
4 113 (4.14%) Marketing
5 99 (3.63%) Publishing
6 88 (3.22%) Banking
7 48 (1.76%) Manufacturing
8 33 (1.21%) Electronics
9 26 (0.95%) Military
10 21 (0.77%) Investment Banking
11 19 (0.70%) Games
11 19 (0.70%) Pharmaceutical
12 17 (0.62%) Legal
13 11 (0.40%) Billing
14 10 (0.37%) Automotive
14 10 (0.37%) Spanish Language
15 9 (0.33%) Advertising
16 8 (0.29%) Front Office
17 7 (0.26%) Back Office
17 7 (0.26%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 1141 (41.78%) Developer
2 461 (16.88%) Analyst
3 245 (8.97%) Project Manager
4 227 (8.31%) Java Developer
5 222 (8.13%) Business Analyst
6 193 (7.07%) .NET Developer
7 170 (6.22%) JavaScript Developer
8 165 (6.04%) Architect
9 155 (5.68%) C# Developer
10 146 (5.35%) Senior Developer
11 131 (4.80%) Test Analyst
12 121 (4.43%) C# .NET Developer
13 108 (3.95%) Consultant
14 107 (3.92%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 104 (3.81%) Agile Developer
16 86 (3.15%) HTML Developer
17 85 (3.11%) Web Developer
18 81 (2.97%) Solutions Architect
18 81 (2.97%) Tester
19 80 (2.93%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 543 (19.88%) HTML
2 485 (17.76%) CSS
3 441 (16.15%) .NET
4 310 (11.35%) Web Services
5 298 (10.91%) AngularJS
6 259 (9.48%) jQuery
7 223 (8.17%) XML
8 215 (7.87%) HTML5
9 210 (7.69%) REST
10 176 (6.44%) ASP.NET
11 165 (6.04%) Spring
12 164 (6.01%) SOAP
13 147 (5.38%) JSON
14 121 (4.43%) CSS3
15 118 (4.32%) ASP.NET MVC
15 118 (4.32%) J2EE
16 115 (4.21%) RESTful
17 111 (4.06%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 87 (3.19%) .NET Framework
19 86 (3.15%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 263 (9.63%) User Experience
2 211 (7.73%) Analytical Skills
3 119 (4.36%) Mobile App
4 61 (2.23%) Computer Science
5 49 (1.79%) Management Information System
6 46 (1.68%) Enterprise Software
7 45 (1.65%) Algorithms
8 30 (1.10%) Visualisation
9 29 (1.06%) PMI
10 28 (1.03%) Data Centre
10 28 (1.03%) Data Integration
11 26 (0.95%) Embedded Systems
12 24 (0.88%) STB
13 20 (0.73%) Animation
14 19 (0.70%) Smart Meter
15 18 (0.66%) N-Tier
16 17 (0.62%) DTV
16 17 (0.62%) MPEG
17 15 (0.55%) DataPower
18 13 (0.48%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 313 (11.46%) Linux
2 201 (7.36%) Windows
3 164 (6.01%) Unix
4 109 (3.99%) Android
5 97 (3.55%) Apple iOS
6 46 (1.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 42 (1.54%) Windows Server
8 25 (0.92%) AIX
9 24 (0.88%) CentOS
9 24 (0.88%) Ubuntu
10 20 (0.73%) VMS
11 16 (0.59%) Mac OS X
11 16 (0.59%) Windows 7
12 15 (0.55%) Solaris
12 15 (0.55%) Windows Server 2008
13 14 (0.51%) Oracle Linux
13 14 (0.51%) Windows 8
14 6 (0.22%) Embedded Linux
14 6 (0.22%) Windows Server 2012
15 5 (0.18%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 766 (28.05%) Scrum
2 472 (17.28%) TDD
3 421 (15.42%) Waterfall
4 327 (11.97%) MVC
5 272 (9.96%) Continuous Integration
6 260 (9.52%) BDD
7 254 (9.30%) SDLC
8 251 (9.19%) Project Management
9 204 (7.47%) PRINCE2
10 193 (7.07%) E-Commerce
11 185 (6.77%) OO
12 184 (6.74%) Software Engineering
13 180 (6.59%) Stakeholder Management
14 171 (6.26%) User Stories
15 152 (5.57%) Business Intelligence
15 152 (5.57%) SOA
16 151 (5.53%) DevOps
17 141 (5.16%) ITIL
18 139 (5.09%) Unit Testing
19 132 (4.83%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 703 (25.74%) JavaScript
2 610 (22.34%) Java
3 542 (19.85%) SQL
4 420 (15.38%) C#
5 236 (8.64%) Python
6 144 (5.27%) Ruby
7 107 (3.92%) PL/SQL
8 98 (3.59%) C++
9 95 (3.48%) Shell Script
10 93 (3.41%) PHP
11 79 (2.89%) PowerShell
12 69 (2.53%) C
13 46 (1.68%) Scala
14 38 (1.39%) T-SQL
15 36 (1.32%) VB
16 35 (1.28%) Bash Shell
17 29 (1.06%) Apex Code
18 25 (0.92%) VBScript
19 23 (0.84%) Jython
19 23 (0.84%) Perl
Qualifications
1 224 (8.20%) Security Cleared
2 190 (6.96%) SC Cleared
3 188 (6.88%) Degree
4 114 (4.17%) ISEB
5 55 (2.01%) PMI Certification
6 48 (1.76%) ISTQB
7 39 (1.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 37 (1.35%) PMP
9 30 (1.10%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 24 (0.88%) Microsoft Certification
11 20 (0.73%) ISEB Practitioner
11 20 (0.73%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 19 (0.70%) DV Cleared
13 16 (0.59%) APMP
14 14 (0.51%) Sun Certification
15 12 (0.44%) CISM
15 12 (0.44%) CISSP
16 11 (0.40%) MCSE
17 10 (0.37%) ITIL Certification
18 8 (0.29%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 137 (5.02%) QA
2 32 (1.17%) Data Quality
3 22 (0.81%) Disclosure Scotland
4 17 (0.62%) SLA
5 16 (0.59%) FedRAMP
6 15 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 13 (0.48%) PCI DSS
7 13 (0.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 9 (0.33%) ISO 9001
9 8 (0.29%) ISO27005
10 7 (0.26%) ISAE 3402
10 7 (0.26%) ISO 9000
11 5 (0.18%) SDET
12 4 (0.15%) GxP
12 4 (0.15%) HL7
13 3 (0.11%) COBIT
13 3 (0.11%) CRD IV
14 2 (0.073%) FATCA
14 2 (0.073%) ISO22301
14 2 (0.073%) JSP 440
System Software
1 41 (1.50%) Docker
2 33 (1.21%) Active Directory
3 16 (0.59%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (0.37%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (0.22%) VirtualBox
6 2 (0.073%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.073%) vSphere
6 2 (0.073%) zsh
7 1 (0.037%) Oracle Clusterware
7 1 (0.037%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.037%) Tivoli Directory Server
7 1 (0.037%) Varnish
7 1 (0.037%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 77 (2.82%) Puppet
2 51 (1.87%) Ansible
3 45 (1.65%) Opscode Chef
4 42 (1.54%) HP Quality Center
5 22 (0.81%) SCOM
6 20 (0.73%) SCCM
7 14 (0.51%) Graphite
7 14 (0.51%) logstash
8 13 (0.48%) Terraform
9 9 (0.33%) Capistrano
10 6 (0.22%) Control-M
11 5 (0.18%) Kubernetes
12 4 (0.15%) CA Single Sign-On
12 4 (0.15%) Mesos
13 3 (0.11%) AirWatch
13 3 (0.11%) Nagios
13 3 (0.11%) vRealize
14 2 (0.073%) Ganglia
14 2 (0.073%) Packer
15 1 (0.037%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 396 (14.50%) Oracle
2 300 (10.98%) Microsoft
3 92 (3.37%) SAP
4 79 (2.89%) IBM
5 74 (2.71%) HP
6 58 (2.12%) Salesforce.com
7 56 (2.05%) Adobe
8 41 (1.50%) Google
9 34 (1.24%) Apple
10 33 (1.21%) Informatica
11 32 (1.17%) Red Hat
12 30 (1.10%) VMware
13 25 (0.92%) Splunk
14 23 (0.84%) Telerik
15 21 (0.77%) Cisco
16 20 (0.73%) hybris
17 19 (0.70%) Sitecore
18 18 (0.66%) Dell
18 18 (0.66%) Tableau
19 17 (0.62%) ServiceNow
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