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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 7 10 13
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +3
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 1184 876 643
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 12.82% 10.42% 8.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 17.13% 14.46% 11.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 699 533 400
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £263 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 14 13
Average hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £23.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +72.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.58 £34.13 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.75 £43.20 £39.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +2.85%
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
6911 6059 5441
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 74.84% 72.08% 70.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 3819 3186 2690
Average daily rate £400 £380 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 231 256 334
Average hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% -22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.90 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £46.00 £43.28
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £27.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-6.48% -14.28%

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 26 January 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 26 January 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 26 January 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 +5 305 £365 +4.28% 116
Berkshire +5 297 £375 - 136
Surrey +2 200 £425 +6.25% 108
Buckinghamshire -4 121 £388 -3.12% 44
Oxfordshire +1 102 £475 +35.71% 58
East Sussex -1 62 £320 -14.66% 26
Kent -2 32 £425 +13.33% 35
West Sussex -5 28 £413 +17.85% 28
Middlesex +4 12 £400 -11.11% 8
Home Counties - 4 £413 -
Sussex +2 1 £525 +31.25%
Thames Valley - - - -
Agile Software Development
England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 January 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.

1 802 (35.22%) Scrum
2 532 (23.36%) .NET
3 514 (22.57%) JavaScript
4 497 (21.83%) Java
5 485 (21.30%) HTML
6 453 (19.89%) TDD
7 439 (19.28%) CSS
8 432 (18.97%) C#
9 417 (18.31%) SQL
10 389 (17.08%) Finance
11 367 (16.12%) Web Services
12 333 (14.62%) MVC
13 305 (13.39%) Waterfall
14 304 (13.35%) Continuous Integration
15 297 (13.04%) jQuery
16 268 (11.77%) Linux
17 261 (11.46%) OO
18 258 (11.33%) XML
19 248 (10.89%) Microsoft
20 238 (10.45%) Oracle
21 236 (10.36%) SQL Server
22 233 (10.23%) ASP.NET
23 230 (10.10%) BDD
24 223 (9.79%) Project Management
25 214 (9.40%) Jenkins
26 205 (9.00%) HTML5
27 188 (8.26%) PRINCE2
28 186 (8.17%) Git (software)
29 184 (8.08%) Selenium
30 176 (7.73%) SOA

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

For the 6 months to 26 January 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
1 127 (5.58%) Apache
2 113 (4.96%) CMS
3 75 (3.29%) SharePoint
4 65 (2.85%) Node.js
5 61 (2.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 60 (2.64%) Tomcat
6 60 (2.64%) WebLogic
7 50 (2.20%) IIS
8 31 (1.36%) BizTalk Server
9 30 (1.32%) Drupal
10 25 (1.10%) Confluence
11 20 (0.88%) SharePoint 2010
12 18 (0.79%) SharePoint 2013
12 18 (0.79%) WebSphere
13 16 (0.70%) Kentico
14 15 (0.66%) Apache Solr
15 13 (0.57%) Sitecore CMS
15 13 (0.57%) Alfresco
15 13 (0.57%) JBoss
16 12 (0.53%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 130 (5.71%) MS Excel
2 56 (2.46%) MS Visio
3 49 (2.15%) MS Project
4 44 (1.93%) MS Office
5 40 (1.76%) MS PowerPoint
6 32 (1.41%) Photoshop
7 18 (0.79%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 12 (0.53%) Fireworks
9 11 (0.48%) Adobe Illustrator
10 3 (0.13%) OmniGraffle
11 2 (0.088%) InfoPath
11 2 (0.088%) Spreadsheet
12 1 (0.044%) FastStats
12 1 (0.044%) Open Workbench
12 1 (0.044%) InDesign
12 1 (0.044%) Simulink
12 1 (0.044%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 42 (1.84%) Dynamics CRM
2 31 (1.36%) Oracle BPM
3 19 (0.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 11 (0.48%) Magento
5 6 (0.26%) SAP ERP
6 4 (0.18%) WebTrends
7 3 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
8 2 (0.088%) Misys Midas
8 2 (0.088%) ResourceLink
8 2 (0.088%) Oracle Applications
8 2 (0.088%) Oracle Financials
9 1 (0.044%) assyst
9 1 (0.044%) Dynamics NAV
9 1 (0.044%) Remedy ITSM
9 1 (0.044%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.044%) Oracle BRM
9 1 (0.044%) Hyperion Planning
9 1 (0.044%) SAP CRM
9 1 (0.044%) HFM
9 1 (0.044%) SAP EWM
Cloud Services
1 85 (3.73%) Amazon AWS
2 64 (2.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 43 (1.89%) SaaS
4 33 (1.45%) Amazon EC2
5 18 (0.79%) Amazon S3
6 14 (0.61%) PaaS
7 13 (0.57%) Heroku
7 13 (0.57%) Force.com
7 13 (0.57%) IaaS
8 12 (0.53%) GitHub
9 10 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
10 9 (0.40%) Office 365
11 2 (0.088%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 95 (4.17%) Internet
2 56 (2.46%) HTTP
3 31 (1.36%) SAN
4 25 (1.10%) Intranet
5 20 (0.88%) Firewall
6 12 (0.53%) TCP/IP
6 12 (0.53%) NAS
7 11 (0.48%) Network Security
8 9 (0.40%) iSCSI
8 9 (0.40%) FCoE
8 9 (0.40%) Fibre Channel
9 8 (0.35%) NGN
9 8 (0.35%) SSL
10 6 (0.26%) DNS
10 6 (0.26%) FTP
11 4 (0.18%) OpenLDAP
12 3 (0.13%) Intrusion Detection
12 3 (0.13%) MVNO
12 3 (0.13%) VoIP
12 3 (0.13%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 236 (10.36%) SQL Server
2 82 (3.60%) Oracle Database
3 80 (3.51%) MySQL
4 68 (2.99%) PostgreSQL
5 63 (2.77%) SQL Server 2008
6 62 (2.72%) Relational Database
7 44 (1.93%) MongoDB
7 44 (1.93%) NoSQL
8 36 (1.58%) Oracle Database 11g
9 33 (1.45%) Data Warehouse
10 30 (1.32%) SQL Server 2012
11 29 (1.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 28 (1.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 24 (1.05%) Oracle Database 10g
14 16 (0.70%) Big Data
15 15 (0.66%) RDBMS
16 12 (0.53%) QlikView
16 12 (0.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 11 (0.48%) SQL Server 2005
17 11 (0.48%) DB2
Development Applications
1 214 (9.40%) Jenkins
2 186 (8.17%) Git (software)
3 184 (8.08%) Selenium
4 167 (7.33%) JIRA
5 146 (6.41%) Subversion
6 136 (5.97%) Maven
7 124 (5.45%) Visual Studio
8 123 (5.40%) Team Foundation Server
9 112 (4.92%) Cucumber
10 85 (3.73%) JUnit
11 82 (3.60%) Eclipse
12 50 (2.20%) WebDriver
13 45 (1.98%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 43 (1.89%) Ant
15 42 (1.84%) NUnit
15 42 (1.84%) Mockito
16 36 (1.58%) TeamCity
17 32 (1.41%) JMeter
18 28 (1.23%) Grunt
19 27 (1.19%) Axure RP
General
1 389 (17.08%) Finance
2 123 (5.40%) Telecoms
3 103 (4.52%) Marketing
4 93 (4.08%) Publishing
5 65 (2.85%) Banking
6 60 (2.64%) Retail
7 30 (1.32%) Manufacturing
8 25 (1.10%) Billing
9 24 (1.05%) Advertising
10 23 (1.01%) Electronics
11 20 (0.88%) Automotive
11 20 (0.88%) Legal
12 17 (0.75%) Games
13 14 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
14 13 (0.57%) Back Office
15 11 (0.48%) German Language
16 10 (0.44%) Spanish Language
17 9 (0.40%) Investment Banking
18 7 (0.31%) French Language
18 7 (0.31%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 928 (40.76%) Developer
2 413 (18.14%) Analyst
3 266 (11.68%) Business Analyst
4 217 (9.53%) Project Manager
5 196 (8.61%) .NET Developer
6 168 (7.38%) Java Developer
7 128 (5.62%) C# Developer
8 124 (5.45%) Architect
9 98 (4.30%) Test Analyst
9 98 (4.30%) Agile Business Analyst
10 97 (4.26%) C# .NET Developer
11 78 (3.43%) Tester
12 77 (3.38%) Senior Developer
13 76 (3.34%) Software Engineer
14 73 (3.21%) Solutions Architect
15 68 (2.99%) Web Developer
16 60 (2.64%) ASP.NET Developer
17 57 (2.50%) Consultant
17 57 (2.50%) Front-End Developer
18 52 (2.28%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 532 (23.36%) .NET
2 485 (21.30%) HTML
3 439 (19.28%) CSS
4 367 (16.12%) Web Services
5 297 (13.04%) jQuery
6 258 (11.33%) XML
7 233 (10.23%) ASP.NET
8 205 (9.00%) HTML5
9 172 (7.55%) AngularJS
10 163 (7.16%) WCF
11 159 (6.98%) RESTful
12 152 (6.68%) Spring
13 150 (6.59%) SOAP
14 147 (6.46%) CSS3
15 144 (6.32%) Ajax
16 143 (6.28%) REST
17 136 (5.97%) .NET Framework
18 135 (5.93%) ASP.NET MVC
19 120 (5.27%) JSON
20 118 (5.18%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 140 (6.15%) Open Source
2 138 (6.06%) User Experience
3 116 (5.09%) Analytical Skills
4 90 (3.95%) Mobile App
5 49 (2.15%) Computer Science
6 46 (2.02%) Enterprise Software
7 38 (1.67%) iPhone
7 38 (1.67%) W3C
8 37 (1.62%) iPad
9 33 (1.45%) PMI
10 28 (1.23%) Digital Media
11 27 (1.19%) Management Information System
12 25 (1.10%) Web 2.0
13 21 (0.92%) Data Structures
14 20 (0.88%) GIS
14 20 (0.88%) Client/Server
14 20 (0.88%) Inversion of Control
15 19 (0.83%) DTV
16 18 (0.79%) Algorithms
17 12 (0.53%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 268 (11.77%) Linux
2 144 (6.32%) Windows
3 110 (4.83%) UNIX
4 66 (2.90%) Apple iOS
5 46 (2.02%) Android
6 22 (0.97%) Oracle Linux
7 20 (0.88%) CentOS
8 17 (0.75%) Mac OS X
9 10 (0.44%) Windows Server 2003
9 10 (0.44%) Windows Server 2008
9 10 (0.44%) Windows NT
10 9 (0.40%) AIX
10 9 (0.40%) Ubuntu
11 8 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 8 (0.35%) Windows Server 2012
12 6 (0.26%) Solaris
13 4 (0.18%) Windows Mobile
13 4 (0.18%) Windows 7
14 3 (0.13%) Windows Phone
15 2 (0.088%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 802 (35.22%) Scrum
2 453 (19.89%) TDD
3 333 (14.62%) MVC
4 305 (13.39%) Waterfall
5 304 (13.35%) Continuous Integration
6 261 (11.46%) OO
7 230 (10.10%) BDD
8 223 (9.79%) Project Management
9 188 (8.26%) PRINCE2
10 176 (7.73%) SOA
11 168 (7.38%) User Stories
12 166 (7.29%) E-Commerce
13 159 (6.98%) Software Engineering
14 146 (6.41%) Web Development
15 134 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
16 133 (5.84%) Business Analysis
17 117 (5.14%) Unit Testing
17 117 (5.14%) Kanban
18 110 (4.83%) CRM
19 106 (4.66%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 514 (22.57%) JavaScript
2 497 (21.83%) Java
3 432 (18.97%) C#
4 417 (18.31%) SQL
5 131 (5.75%) PHP
6 121 (5.31%) Python
7 69 (3.03%) Ruby
8 64 (2.81%) C
9 60 (2.64%) Perl
10 59 (2.59%) C++
11 50 (2.20%) Shell Script
11 50 (2.20%) PowerShell
12 45 (1.98%) Objective-C
13 42 (1.84%) PL/SQL
13 42 (1.84%) VB.NET
14 37 (1.62%) T-SQL
15 27 (1.19%) Bash Shell
16 24 (1.05%) Scala
16 24 (1.05%) XPath
17 23 (1.01%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 123 (5.40%) Security Cleared
2 110 (4.83%) Degree
3 97 (4.26%) ISEB
4 85 (3.73%) SC Cleared
5 48 (2.11%) PMI Certification
6 34 (1.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 34 (1.49%) ISTQB
7 25 (1.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 23 (1.01%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 21 (0.92%) ITIL Certification
10 18 (0.79%) PMP
11 16 (0.70%) Microsoft Certification
12 15 (0.66%) DV Cleared
13 10 (0.44%) MCTS
14 9 (0.40%) BC Cleared
15 7 (0.31%) ISEB Practitioner
16 6 (0.26%) Sun Certification
17 5 (0.22%) CISSP
17 5 (0.22%) HND
17 5 (0.22%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 104 (4.57%) QA
2 10 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (0.31%) ISO 9001
3 7 (0.31%) PCI DSS
4 6 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 6 (0.26%) WCAG
5 4 (0.18%) SLA
6 3 (0.13%) COBIT
6 3 (0.13%) HL7
7 1 (0.044%) P3O
7 1 (0.044%) ISO 9000
7 1 (0.044%) WAI
7 1 (0.044%) BS15000
7 1 (0.044%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 34 (1.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (0.83%) VirtualBox
3 16 (0.70%) Docker
4 14 (0.61%) Oracle RAC
5 13 (0.57%) vSphere
6 10 (0.44%) Hyper-V
6 10 (0.44%) KVM
7 9 (0.40%) VMware ESX
8 7 (0.31%) Active Directory
8 7 (0.31%) vCloud
9 3 (0.13%) Varnish
10 2 (0.088%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (0.044%) Tivoli Directory Server
11 1 (0.044%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.044%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 1 (0.044%) HDFS
11 1 (0.044%) LXC
Systems Management
1 132 (5.80%) Puppet
2 70 (3.07%) Vagrant
3 37 (1.62%) Opscode Chef
4 28 (1.23%) Oracle Identity Management
5 25 (1.10%) HP Quality Center
6 12 (0.53%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 4 (0.18%) WebInspect
8 3 (0.13%) WSUS
8 3 (0.13%) SCCM
8 3 (0.13%) Ansible
8 3 (0.13%) logstash
8 3 (0.13%) Salt
8 3 (0.13%) ZABBIX
9 2 (0.088%) Hyperic
10 1 (0.044%) SELinux
10 1 (0.044%) Kibana
10 1 (0.044%) cPanel
10 1 (0.044%) SCOM
10 1 (0.044%) CA Wily
10 1 (0.044%) yum
Vendors
1 248 (10.89%) Microsoft
2 238 (10.45%) Oracle
3 65 (2.85%) VMware
4 50 (2.20%) SAP
5 46 (2.02%) Google
6 45 (1.98%) Adobe
7 43 (1.89%) Salesforce.com
8 30 (1.32%) HP
8 30 (1.32%) IBM
9 25 (1.10%) Apple
10 18 (0.79%) Open Text
10 18 (0.79%) RedDot
11 17 (0.75%) Red Hat
12 15 (0.66%) Ektron
13 13 (0.57%) Sitecore
14 12 (0.53%) Zend
14 12 (0.53%) Teradata
15 11 (0.48%) Twitter
16 9 (0.40%) hybris
16 9 (0.40%) Veritas
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