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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 4 8 7
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -1
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 1494 1083 990
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 15.09% 11.76% 11.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 19.68% 15.81% 15.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 1001 731 621
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 £300 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 7 18
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £43.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -19.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.10 £25.00 £23.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £49.90 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
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
7592 6850 6365
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 76.66% 74.38% 72.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 4673 3872 3526
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 255 267 252
Average hourly rate £35.00 £22.00 £29.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.09% -25.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £12.00 £12.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 4 September 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 +3 339 £350 -4.10% 111
Berkshire +2 319 £393 +4.66% 120
Surrey +4 271 £414 +6.77% 84
Buckinghamshire -3 166 £400 +3.22% 30
Oxfordshire +13 156 £413 +10.00% 60
West Sussex +7 111 £400 -3.03% 40
East Sussex -2 56 £388 +8.77% 27
Kent +2 44 £363 -6.45% 34
Middlesex +6 21 £408 -1.21% 2
Sussex +2 5 £400 - 2
Isle of Wight - 2 £235 -
Home Counties -2 1 - -
M4 Corridor - 1 - -
Agile Software Development
England

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

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

1 813 (30.06%) Scrum
2 583 (21.55%) JavaScript
3 534 (19.74%) TDD
4 517 (19.11%) .NET
5 515 (19.04%) HTML
6 508 (18.78%) C#
7 482 (17.82%) Java
8 470 (17.38%) SQL
9 450 (16.64%) Finance
10 430 (15.90%) CSS
11 380 (14.05%) Waterfall
12 373 (13.79%) Oracle
13 313 (11.57%) SQL Server
14 303 (11.20%) Continuous Integration
15 299 (11.05%) Microsoft
16 298 (11.02%) Project Management
17 290 (10.72%) Web Services
18 283 (10.46%) AngularJS
19 279 (10.31%) MVC
20 266 (9.83%) BDD
21 262 (9.69%) Linux
22 259 (9.57%) jQuery
23 249 (9.21%) ASP.NET
24 248 (9.17%) Selenium
25 236 (8.72%) PRINCE2
26 234 (8.65%) XML
27 216 (7.99%) Git (software)
28 215 (7.95%) Security Cleared
29 199 (7.36%) Stakeholder Management
30 194 (7.17%) E-Commerce

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

For the 6 months to 4 September 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
1 107 (3.96%) Node.js
2 101 (3.73%) WebSphere
3 82 (3.03%) Apache
4 81 (2.99%) SharePoint
5 64 (2.37%) WebLogic
6 57 (2.11%) CMS
7 53 (1.96%) JBoss
8 38 (1.40%) IIS
9 36 (1.33%) Confluence
10 35 (1.29%) Tomcat
11 33 (1.22%) SharePoint 2013
12 21 (0.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 21 (0.78%) OpenStack
13 20 (0.74%) Oracle Spatial
14 18 (0.67%) Elasticsearch
14 18 (0.67%) Commerce Server
14 18 (0.67%) Drupal
15 17 (0.63%) WebSphere Application Server
16 16 (0.59%) Umbraco
17 15 (0.55%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 132 (4.88%) MS Excel
2 69 (2.55%) MS Office
3 53 (1.96%) MS Project
4 40 (1.48%) MS Visio
5 29 (1.07%) MS PowerPoint
6 13 (0.48%) Photoshop
7 10 (0.37%) RoboHelp
7 10 (0.37%) FrameMaker
8 5 (0.18%) PowerPivot
8 5 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 4 (0.15%) OmniGraffle
9 4 (0.15%) InfoPath
10 3 (0.11%) Open Workbench
10 3 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
10 3 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
11 2 (0.074%) Fireworks
12 1 (0.037%) InDesign
12 1 (0.037%) Adobe Premiere
12 1 (0.037%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 28 (1.04%) Magento
2 25 (0.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 22 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
4 16 (0.59%) Oracle BPM
5 9 (0.33%) BusinessWorks
6 8 (0.30%) SAP ERP
7 6 (0.22%) WebTrends
7 6 (0.22%) SAP CRM
7 6 (0.22%) Primavera
8 5 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
8 5 (0.18%) Cordys
9 4 (0.15%) Optimost
9 4 (0.15%) Fredhopper
9 4 (0.15%) Adobe Campaign
10 3 (0.11%) Visualfiles
11 2 (0.074%) Oracle Applications
11 2 (0.074%) Oracle 11i
11 2 (0.074%) SAP FI
11 2 (0.074%) Oracle General Ledger
11 2 (0.074%) AWD
Cloud Services
1 94 (3.48%) Amazon AWS
2 78 (2.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 27 (1.00%) SaaS
4 19 (0.70%) GitHub
5 16 (0.59%) Google Analytics
6 14 (0.52%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 13 (0.48%) AWS CloudFormation
8 12 (0.44%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 12 (0.44%) Amazon SQS
9 11 (0.41%) Office 365
10 9 (0.33%) IaaS
11 8 (0.30%) PaaS
11 8 (0.30%) Heroku
12 7 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
12 7 (0.26%) Amazon EC2
13 5 (0.18%) Boomi
13 5 (0.18%) Azure Active Directory
14 3 (0.11%) Force.com
14 3 (0.11%) Adobe Analytics
15 1 (0.037%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 71 (2.62%) Internet
2 58 (2.14%) HTTP
3 27 (1.00%) TCP/IP
4 26 (0.96%) LDAP
5 21 (0.78%) SAN
6 19 (0.70%) Firewall
7 15 (0.55%) SSH
8 14 (0.52%) iSCSI
8 14 (0.52%) FCoE
8 14 (0.52%) Fibre Channel
8 14 (0.52%) Intranet
9 13 (0.48%) DNS
10 12 (0.44%) LAN
10 12 (0.44%) WAN
11 11 (0.41%) FTP
11 11 (0.41%) VPN
12 9 (0.33%) SSL
13 8 (0.30%) DAB
14 7 (0.26%) DHCP
15 5 (0.18%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 313 (11.57%) SQL Server
2 117 (4.33%) Relational Database
3 111 (4.10%) MySQL
4 92 (3.40%) Oracle Database
5 88 (3.25%) Data Warehouse
6 66 (2.44%) DB2
7 62 (2.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 59 (2.18%) PostgreSQL
9 57 (2.11%) MongoDB
10 56 (2.07%) Big Data
11 54 (2.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 48 (1.77%) NoSQL
13 45 (1.66%) SQL Server 2012
14 39 (1.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 36 (1.33%) Oracle Database 11g
16 35 (1.29%) SQL Server 2008
17 32 (1.18%) Hadoop
17 32 (1.18%) Oracle BI EE
18 31 (1.15%) Oracle Database 10g
19 25 (0.92%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 248 (9.17%) Selenium
2 216 (7.99%) Git (software)
3 184 (6.80%) Jenkins
4 175 (6.47%) JIRA
5 161 (5.95%) Subversion
6 146 (5.40%) Team Foundation Server
7 115 (4.25%) Visual Studio
8 105 (3.88%) Cucumber
9 91 (3.36%) Maven
10 86 (3.18%) WebDriver
11 82 (3.03%) JUnit
12 53 (1.96%) Ant
13 47 (1.74%) TeamCity
14 46 (1.70%) Eclipse
15 41 (1.52%) HP UFT
15 41 (1.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 40 (1.48%) SoapUI
17 35 (1.29%) Grunt
18 28 (1.04%) JMeter
19 27 (1.00%) SpecFlow
General
1 450 (16.64%) Finance
2 156 (5.77%) Telecoms
3 101 (3.73%) Marketing
4 88 (3.25%) Retail
5 84 (3.11%) Banking
6 64 (2.37%) Publishing
7 37 (1.37%) Manufacturing
8 32 (1.18%) Games
9 28 (1.04%) Automotive
10 26 (0.96%) Electronics
11 24 (0.89%) Billing
12 22 (0.81%) Military
13 17 (0.63%) Legal
14 12 (0.44%) Investment Banking
15 11 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
16 10 (0.37%) German Language
17 9 (0.33%) Back Office
18 7 (0.26%) Advertising
19 4 (0.15%) Italian Language
19 4 (0.15%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 1062 (39.26%) Developer
2 546 (20.18%) Analyst
3 269 (9.94%) Project Manager
4 266 (9.83%) Business Analyst
5 183 (6.77%) .NET Developer
6 155 (5.73%) Test Analyst
7 136 (5.03%) Java Developer
8 127 (4.70%) Architect
9 118 (4.36%) C# Developer
10 110 (4.07%) Senior Developer
11 88 (3.25%) Tester
12 84 (3.11%) Web Developer
13 81 (2.99%) C# .NET Developer
14 80 (2.96%) Designer
15 78 (2.88%) Agile Business Analyst
16 77 (2.85%) ScrumMaster
17 68 (2.51%) Software Engineer
18 62 (2.29%) Solutions Architect
18 62 (2.29%) PHP Developer
19 58 (2.14%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 517 (19.11%) .NET
2 515 (19.04%) HTML
3 430 (15.90%) CSS
4 290 (10.72%) Web Services
5 283 (10.46%) AngularJS
6 259 (9.57%) jQuery
7 249 (9.21%) ASP.NET
8 234 (8.65%) XML
9 181 (6.69%) HTML5
10 161 (5.95%) REST
11 158 (5.84%) SOAP
12 151 (5.58%) JSON
13 123 (4.55%) RESTful
14 116 (4.29%) CSS3
15 111 (4.10%) Spring
16 110 (4.07%) ASP.NET MVC
17 99 (3.66%) WCF
18 97 (3.59%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 86 (3.18%) Ajax
19 86 (3.18%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 192 (7.10%) User Experience
2 188 (6.95%) Analytical Skills
3 103 (3.81%) Mobile App
4 61 (2.26%) Computer Science
5 60 (2.22%) Management Information System
6 51 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
7 38 (1.40%) DataPower
8 35 (1.29%) Data Integration
9 31 (1.15%) PMI
10 30 (1.11%) Data Centre
11 28 (1.04%) GIS
11 28 (1.04%) DTV
12 24 (0.89%) Client/Server
13 21 (0.78%) N-Tier
13 21 (0.78%) Algorithms
14 20 (0.74%) Visualisation
15 16 (0.59%) Smart Meter
15 16 (0.59%) iPad
15 16 (0.59%) Clustering
15 16 (0.59%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 262 (9.69%) Linux
2 186 (6.88%) Windows
3 167 (6.17%) UNIX
4 85 (3.14%) Apple iOS
5 74 (2.74%) Android
6 39 (1.44%) AIX
7 27 (1.00%) Solaris
8 22 (0.81%) Mac OS X
9 16 (0.59%) Windows Server 2008
9 16 (0.59%) Windows 8
10 15 (0.55%) Windows 7
11 13 (0.48%) Windows Server 2012
12 12 (0.44%) CentOS
13 11 (0.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 10 (0.37%) Oracle Linux
15 5 (0.18%) Windows Phone
15 5 (0.18%) Windows Server 2003
15 5 (0.18%) VMS
16 4 (0.15%) Windows NT
17 3 (0.11%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 813 (30.06%) Scrum
2 534 (19.74%) TDD
3 380 (14.05%) Waterfall
4 303 (11.20%) Continuous Integration
5 298 (11.02%) Project Management
6 279 (10.31%) MVC
7 266 (9.83%) BDD
8 236 (8.72%) PRINCE2
9 199 (7.36%) Stakeholder Management
10 194 (7.17%) E-Commerce
11 183 (6.77%) OO
12 179 (6.62%) User Stories
13 157 (5.80%) SDLC
14 156 (5.77%) Software Engineering
15 154 (5.69%) Business Intelligence
16 140 (5.18%) SOA
17 137 (5.06%) Web Development
18 135 (4.99%) Business Analysis
19 132 (4.88%) Migration
20 127 (4.70%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 583 (21.55%) JavaScript
2 508 (18.78%) C#
3 482 (17.82%) Java
4 470 (17.38%) SQL
5 153 (5.66%) Python
6 126 (4.66%) PHP
7 91 (3.36%) C++
8 79 (2.92%) Ruby
9 72 (2.66%) Shell Script
9 72 (2.66%) PL/SQL
10 65 (2.40%) T-SQL
11 63 (2.33%) C
12 58 (2.14%) Perl
13 54 (2.00%) PowerShell
14 40 (1.48%) VB
15 33 (1.22%) Objective-C
16 28 (1.04%) VBScript
17 26 (0.96%) Scala
18 23 (0.85%) VB.NET
19 15 (0.55%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 215 (7.95%) Security Cleared
2 156 (5.77%) SC Cleared
3 142 (5.25%) Degree
4 108 (3.99%) ISEB
5 62 (2.29%) ISTQB
6 45 (1.66%) PMI Certification
7 42 (1.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 30 (1.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 26 (0.96%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 24 (0.89%) PMP
11 20 (0.74%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 19 (0.70%) Microsoft Certification
13 10 (0.37%) Cisco Certification
13 10 (0.37%) IBM Certification
13 10 (0.37%) DV Cleared
14 8 (0.30%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
14 8 (0.30%) ISEB Practitioner
15 7 (0.26%) CCNP
16 6 (0.22%) HNC
16 6 (0.22%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 158 (5.84%) QA
2 22 (0.81%) Data Quality
3 16 (0.59%) SLA
4 11 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 6 (0.22%) HL7
6 3 (0.11%) P3O
7 2 (0.074%) PMBOK
7 2 (0.074%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.074%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.074%) COBIT
8 1 (0.037%) GAMP
8 1 (0.037%) ISO 9000
8 1 (0.037%) GxP
8 1 (0.037%) GAAP
8 1 (0.037%) TickIT
8 1 (0.037%) ISO 8583
8 1 (0.037%) Solvency II
System Software
1 32 (1.18%) Docker
2 29 (1.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (0.44%) Active Directory
4 11 (0.41%) Hyper-V
5 6 (0.22%) VirtualBox
5 6 (0.22%) iptables
6 5 (0.18%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (0.11%) Firmware
8 2 (0.074%) vSphere
8 2 (0.074%) Shibboleth
9 1 (0.037%) Varnish
9 1 (0.037%) XenServer
9 1 (0.037%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.037%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.037%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.037%) Oracle Clusterware
Systems Management
1 64 (2.37%) Puppet
2 46 (1.70%) HP Quality Center
3 31 (1.15%) Opscode Chef
4 20 (0.74%) Ansible
5 13 (0.48%) Vagrant
6 11 (0.41%) Oracle Identity Management
6 11 (0.41%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 10 (0.37%) SCCM
8 8 (0.30%) Oracle RMAN
9 7 (0.26%) Netcool
10 5 (0.18%) SCOM
11 4 (0.15%) Data Guard
11 4 (0.15%) BMC PATROL
11 4 (0.15%) CA Single Sign-On
12 3 (0.11%) AirWatch
13 2 (0.074%) OpenAM
13 2 (0.074%) Mesos
13 2 (0.074%) CA LISA
13 2 (0.074%) ZABBIX
14 1 (0.037%) Cacti
Vendors
1 373 (13.79%) Oracle
2 299 (11.05%) Microsoft
3 95 (3.51%) IBM
4 67 (2.48%) SAP
5 51 (1.89%) HP
6 48 (1.77%) VMware
7 44 (1.63%) Adobe
8 39 (1.44%) Informatica
9 35 (1.29%) Google
10 32 (1.18%) Apple
11 31 (1.15%) Ab Initio
12 29 (1.07%) Telerik
13 28 (1.04%) Salesforce.com
14 25 (0.92%) Zend
15 22 (0.81%) TIBCO
16 20 (0.74%) Red Hat
17 19 (0.70%) Splunk
17 19 (0.70%) Twitter
18 18 (0.67%) Cognos
19 17 (0.63%) Cisco
Staines, Middlesex
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Up to £350 per day 6 Month rolling Contract
Posted: 2 hours ago
South East
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £300 - 400 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Intelletec
Rate: From £170 to £200 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
Hampshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £370 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Connectus
Rate: £340 - £370 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
West Sussex
Connectus
Rate: £250 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
Hampshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Hampshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
NSK International Consultants Ltd
Rate: Up to £500 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
Hampshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Berkshire
Computer People
Rate: £350.00 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
The Resourcing Hub
Rate: From £425 to £450 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £425 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Talent International
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Talent International
Rate: £400.00 - £600 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
DCS Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Colston Consulting
Rate: £400 - 450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Posted: Yesterday