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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 7 10 11
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +1
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 1223 922 706
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 12.67% 10.43% 9.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 16.74% 14.29% 13.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 714 574 415
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 £280 £270 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £471 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.63% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 8 16
Average hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £23.56
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +69.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.10 £35.00 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.30 £81.45 £48.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-11.25% +5.82%
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
7304 6451 5356
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 75.64% 72.97% 71.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 4013 3471 2635
Average daily rate £396 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.19% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £508 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 247 254 300
Average hourly rate £32.50 £26.00 £26.98
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -3.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £51.00 £49.27
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -11.29%

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 5 March 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 5 March 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 5 March 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 +6 325 £365 +1.38% 114
Berkshire +2 301 £375 - 119
Surrey +3 198 £400 +6.66% 111
Buckinghamshire +2 141 £388 - 47
East Sussex +3 74 £350 +7.69% 29
Oxfordshire -8 62 £420 +29.23% 65
West Sussex -1 53 £413 -2.94% 21
Kent +8 40 £350 +4.08% 22
Middlesex +4 10 £331 -26.38% 4
Sussex +7 7 £356 -
Home Counties +6 4 £431 -
M4 Corridor - - - -
Agile Software Development
England

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

For the 6 months to 5 March 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.

1 808 (34.53%) Scrum
2 535 (22.86%) JavaScript
3 528 (22.56%) .NET
4 514 (21.97%) Java
5 503 (21.50%) HTML
6 474 (20.26%) TDD
7 446 (19.06%) CSS
8 441 (18.85%) C#
9 415 (17.74%) Finance
10 383 (16.37%) SQL
11 366 (15.64%) Web Services
12 322 (13.76%) MVC
13 321 (13.72%) Waterfall
14 296 (12.65%) Linux
15 294 (12.56%) jQuery
16 276 (11.79%) OO
17 269 (11.50%) Microsoft
18 266 (11.37%) Continuous Integration
19 258 (11.03%) Project Management
20 250 (10.68%) ASP.NET
21 230 (9.83%) HTML5
22 228 (9.74%) SQL Server
23 222 (9.49%) Jenkins
24 221 (9.44%) Oracle
25 218 (9.32%) XML
26 213 (9.10%) BDD
27 208 (8.89%) PRINCE2
28 201 (8.59%) Git (software)
29 193 (8.25%) AngularJS
30 191 (8.16%) Selenium

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

For the 6 months to 5 March 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
1 121 (5.17%) CMS
2 114 (4.87%) Apache
3 77 (3.29%) Node.js
4 68 (2.91%) SharePoint
5 66 (2.82%) WebLogic
6 59 (2.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 54 (2.31%) Tomcat
8 53 (2.26%) IIS
9 41 (1.75%) BizTalk Server
10 34 (1.45%) Drupal
10 34 (1.45%) Confluence
11 28 (1.20%) WebSphere
12 22 (0.94%) SharePoint 2010
13 17 (0.73%) Kentico
14 16 (0.68%) SharePoint 2013
15 12 (0.51%) Alfresco
16 11 (0.47%) JBoss
16 11 (0.47%) Apache Solr
17 10 (0.43%) OpenStack
17 10 (0.43%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 141 (6.03%) MS Excel
2 67 (2.86%) MS Project
3 57 (2.44%) MS Office
4 54 (2.31%) MS Visio
5 38 (1.62%) MS PowerPoint
6 19 (0.81%) Photoshop
7 18 (0.77%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 7 (0.30%) Adobe Illustrator
8 7 (0.30%) Fireworks
9 5 (0.21%) FrameMaker
9 5 (0.21%) RoboHelp
10 4 (0.17%) InfoPath
11 2 (0.085%) Spreadsheet
12 1 (0.043%) InDesign
12 1 (0.043%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 43 (1.84%) Dynamics CRM
2 31 (1.32%) Oracle BPM
3 18 (0.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 13 (0.56%) Magento
5 4 (0.17%) WebTrends
6 3 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.085%) Misys Midas
7 2 (0.085%) ResourceLink
7 2 (0.085%) SAP ERP
7 2 (0.085%) Oracle Financials
7 2 (0.085%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.043%) Oracle BRM
8 1 (0.043%) Hyperion Planning
8 1 (0.043%) Agresso
8 1 (0.043%) assyst
8 1 (0.043%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.043%) SAP CRM
8 1 (0.043%) HFM
8 1 (0.043%) Remedy ITSM
8 1 (0.043%) SAP EWM
Cloud Services
1 74 (3.16%) Amazon AWS
2 63 (2.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 48 (2.05%) SaaS
4 29 (1.24%) Amazon EC2
5 15 (0.64%) Heroku
6 13 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
6 13 (0.56%) Force.com
6 13 (0.56%) IaaS
7 12 (0.51%) Amazon S3
7 12 (0.51%) PaaS
8 10 (0.43%) GitHub
9 7 (0.30%) Office 365
10 3 (0.13%) Yammer
11 1 (0.043%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 101 (4.32%) Internet
2 49 (2.09%) HTTP
3 26 (1.11%) SAN
4 25 (1.07%) Intranet
5 17 (0.73%) Firewall
6 14 (0.60%) Network Security
7 12 (0.51%) TCP/IP
8 11 (0.47%) iSCSI
9 10 (0.43%) FCoE
9 10 (0.43%) Fibre Channel
10 9 (0.38%) NAS
11 8 (0.34%) ATM
11 8 (0.34%) SSL
12 7 (0.30%) DNS
12 7 (0.30%) Broadband
13 6 (0.26%) Ethernet
13 6 (0.26%) Radio Access Network
14 5 (0.21%) RNC
14 5 (0.21%) NGN
14 5 (0.21%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 228 (9.74%) SQL Server
2 74 (3.16%) MySQL
3 61 (2.61%) Oracle Database
4 60 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
5 59 (2.52%) PostgreSQL
6 52 (2.22%) Relational Database
7 46 (1.97%) NoSQL
8 45 (1.92%) MongoDB
9 31 (1.32%) Hadoop
9 31 (1.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 31 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
10 30 (1.28%) Oracle Database 11g
11 28 (1.20%) SQL Server 2012
12 27 (1.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 22 (0.94%) Big Data
14 21 (0.90%) Oracle Database 10g
15 15 (0.64%) SQL Server 2005
16 14 (0.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 14 (0.60%) RDBMS
17 13 (0.56%) DB2
Development Applications
1 222 (9.49%) Jenkins
2 201 (8.59%) Git (software)
3 191 (8.16%) Selenium
4 167 (7.14%) JIRA
5 153 (6.54%) Subversion
6 135 (5.77%) Visual Studio
7 125 (5.34%) Maven
7 125 (5.34%) Cucumber
8 114 (4.87%) Team Foundation Server
9 103 (4.40%) JUnit
10 73 (3.12%) Eclipse
11 51 (2.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 51 (2.18%) WebDriver
12 48 (2.05%) NUnit
13 47 (2.01%) Mockito
14 42 (1.79%) Ant
15 33 (1.41%) TeamCity
16 32 (1.37%) QuickTest Pro
17 31 (1.32%) Grunt
18 29 (1.24%) SoapUI
General
1 415 (17.74%) Finance
2 135 (5.77%) Telecoms
3 103 (4.40%) Marketing
4 93 (3.97%) Retail
5 88 (3.76%) Publishing
6 60 (2.56%) Banking
7 32 (1.37%) Games
8 31 (1.32%) Manufacturing
9 24 (1.03%) Billing
10 21 (0.90%) Electronics
11 19 (0.81%) Pharmaceutical
11 19 (0.81%) Automotive
11 19 (0.81%) Advertising
11 19 (0.81%) Legal
12 17 (0.73%) Back Office
13 11 (0.47%) German Language
14 9 (0.38%) Spanish Language
14 9 (0.38%) Military
15 6 (0.26%) Multimedia
15 6 (0.26%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 946 (40.43%) Developer
2 423 (18.08%) Analyst
3 273 (11.67%) Business Analyst
4 257 (10.98%) Project Manager
5 209 (8.93%) .NET Developer
6 170 (7.26%) Java Developer
7 143 (6.11%) C# Developer
8 128 (5.47%) Architect
9 110 (4.70%) C# .NET Developer
10 104 (4.44%) Test Analyst
11 95 (4.06%) Agile Business Analyst
12 79 (3.38%) Tester
13 74 (3.16%) Senior Developer
14 71 (3.03%) Solutions Architect
15 69 (2.95%) Software Engineer
16 66 (2.82%) Web Developer
17 65 (2.78%) JavaScript Developer
18 63 (2.69%) ASP.NET Developer
19 59 (2.52%) Front-End Developer
20 58 (2.48%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 528 (22.56%) .NET
2 503 (21.50%) HTML
3 446 (19.06%) CSS
4 366 (15.64%) Web Services
5 294 (12.56%) jQuery
6 250 (10.68%) ASP.NET
7 230 (9.83%) HTML5
8 218 (9.32%) XML
9 193 (8.25%) AngularJS
10 168 (7.18%) RESTful
11 162 (6.92%) CSS3
12 159 (6.79%) WCF
13 153 (6.54%) ASP.NET MVC
14 151 (6.45%) SOAP
15 147 (6.28%) Spring
16 123 (5.26%) Ajax
17 122 (5.21%) .NET Framework
17 122 (5.21%) REST
18 117 (5.00%) JSON
19 95 (4.06%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 150 (6.41%) Open Source
2 144 (6.15%) User Experience
3 107 (4.57%) Analytical Skills
4 105 (4.49%) Mobile App
5 51 (2.18%) Enterprise Software
6 47 (2.01%) Computer Science
7 38 (1.62%) iPhone
7 38 (1.62%) PMI
8 33 (1.41%) W3C
9 32 (1.37%) iPad
10 31 (1.32%) Management Information System
11 28 (1.20%) Digital Media
12 26 (1.11%) Web 2.0
13 19 (0.81%) Inversion of Control
14 18 (0.77%) DTV
15 17 (0.73%) N-Tier
16 16 (0.68%) Algorithms
17 15 (0.64%) Data Structures
17 15 (0.64%) Social Media
17 15 (0.64%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 296 (12.65%) Linux
2 156 (6.67%) Windows
3 116 (4.96%) UNIX
4 68 (2.91%) Apple iOS
5 58 (2.48%) Android
6 24 (1.03%) Oracle Linux
7 22 (0.94%) Mac OS X
8 15 (0.64%) CentOS
8 15 (0.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 11 (0.47%) AIX
9 11 (0.47%) Windows Server 2012
10 9 (0.38%) Windows Server 2008
10 9 (0.38%) Windows Server 2003
11 8 (0.34%) Ubuntu
12 6 (0.26%) Solaris
13 5 (0.21%) Windows 7
13 5 (0.21%) Windows Phone
14 4 (0.17%) Windows Mobile
14 4 (0.17%) Windows NT
15 3 (0.13%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 808 (34.53%) Scrum
2 474 (20.26%) TDD
3 322 (13.76%) MVC
4 321 (13.72%) Waterfall
5 276 (11.79%) OO
6 266 (11.37%) Continuous Integration
7 258 (11.03%) Project Management
8 213 (9.10%) BDD
9 208 (8.89%) PRINCE2
10 187 (7.99%) SOA
11 182 (7.78%) Software Engineering
12 169 (7.22%) User Stories
13 164 (7.01%) Web Development
14 162 (6.92%) Stakeholder Management
15 161 (6.88%) E-Commerce
16 125 (5.34%) Business Analysis
17 119 (5.09%) Kanban
18 116 (4.96%) Unit Testing
19 113 (4.83%) CRM
20 102 (4.36%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 535 (22.86%) JavaScript
2 514 (21.97%) Java
3 441 (18.85%) C#
4 383 (16.37%) SQL
5 142 (6.07%) Python
6 125 (5.34%) PHP
7 83 (3.55%) Ruby
8 71 (3.03%) C
9 65 (2.78%) Perl
10 59 (2.52%) C++
11 54 (2.31%) PowerShell
12 51 (2.18%) Shell Script
13 47 (2.01%) Objective-C
14 38 (1.62%) VB.NET
15 35 (1.50%) T-SQL
16 30 (1.28%) PL/SQL
17 24 (1.03%) XPath
18 23 (0.98%) XQuery
19 22 (0.94%) Scala
20 19 (0.81%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 121 (5.17%) Security Cleared
2 111 (4.74%) Degree
3 99 (4.23%) ISEB
4 82 (3.50%) SC Cleared
5 57 (2.44%) PMI Certification
6 56 (2.39%) VCP4
7 39 (1.67%) ISTQB
8 36 (1.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 30 (1.28%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 27 (1.15%) PMP
11 26 (1.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 22 (0.94%) Microsoft Certification
13 19 (0.81%) DV Cleared
14 13 (0.56%) MCTS
14 13 (0.56%) ITIL Certification
15 6 (0.26%) HND
16 5 (0.21%) Sun Certification
16 5 (0.21%) ISEB Practitioner
17 4 (0.17%) BC Cleared
17 4 (0.17%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 108 (4.62%) QA
2 10 (0.43%) SLA
3 8 (0.34%) PCI DSS
4 7 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (0.26%) WCAG
5 6 (0.26%) ISO 9001
6 5 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.13%) COBIT
7 3 (0.13%) HL7
7 3 (0.13%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.085%) ISO 8583
8 2 (0.085%) DO-178B
9 1 (0.043%) P3O
9 1 (0.043%) BS15000
9 1 (0.043%) GxP
9 1 (0.043%) GAMP
9 1 (0.043%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 39 (1.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (0.73%) vSphere
3 15 (0.64%) Oracle RAC
4 14 (0.60%) VirtualBox
4 14 (0.60%) Active Directory
5 13 (0.56%) Docker
6 10 (0.43%) Hyper-V
7 7 (0.30%) VMware ESX
8 5 (0.21%) KVM
9 4 (0.17%) Varnish
10 3 (0.13%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (0.13%) vCloud
11 1 (0.043%) HDFS
11 1 (0.043%) LXC
11 1 (0.043%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 1 (0.043%) NFS
11 1 (0.043%) Firmware
11 1 (0.043%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 137 (5.85%) Puppet
2 65 (2.78%) Vagrant
3 32 (1.37%) Opscode Chef
4 31 (1.32%) HP Quality Center
5 28 (1.20%) Oracle Identity Management
6 12 (0.51%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 3 (0.13%) WSUS
7 3 (0.13%) ZABBIX
7 3 (0.13%) Ansible
7 3 (0.13%) logstash
7 3 (0.13%) Salt
8 2 (0.085%) SELinux
8 2 (0.085%) Hyperic
8 2 (0.085%) MOM
9 1 (0.043%) Netcool
9 1 (0.043%) Control-M
9 1 (0.043%) Nagios
9 1 (0.043%) CA Single Sign-On
9 1 (0.043%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.043%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 269 (11.50%) Microsoft
2 221 (9.44%) Oracle
3 65 (2.78%) VMware
4 49 (2.09%) SAP
5 45 (1.92%) Google
6 41 (1.75%) Salesforce.com
7 36 (1.54%) Adobe
8 35 (1.50%) IBM
9 31 (1.32%) HP
10 23 (0.98%) Apple
11 19 (0.81%) Red Hat
12 18 (0.77%) Open Text
12 18 (0.77%) RedDot
13 15 (0.64%) Ektron
14 14 (0.60%) hybris
15 13 (0.56%) Zend
16 11 (0.47%) Twitter
17 10 (0.43%) Sitecore
17 10 (0.43%) Veritas
17 10 (0.43%) Cisco
Southampton, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £330.00 - £365.00 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
Surrey
Edissero Ltd
Rate: £On application
Posted: 10 hours ago
Buckinghamshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £600 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £600 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £400 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
Hampshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £300 - £500 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
Berkshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
X4 Group
Rate: £250 - 350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Buckinghamshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £150 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £440 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £325 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
McGregor Boyall
Posted: Yesterday