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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 8 7 10
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +3
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 1107 984 953
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 11.93% 11.27% 9.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 16.27% 15.75% 13.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 754 617 578
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 22 14
Average hourly rate £37.50 £43.75 £38.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +14.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £23.76 £23.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £58.55 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £41.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-14.63% +9.33%
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
6806 6247 7090
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 73.34% 71.52% 71.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 3829 3470 3387
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £260 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 269 251 313
Average hourly rate £21.82 £29.00 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.75% +3.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.20 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014. 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
Berkshire +7 264 £375 +3.44% 75
Hampshire 0 234 £375 +7.14% 97
Surrey +3 191 £400 +10.34% 104
Buckinghamshire +2 157 £400 +6.66% 34
Oxfordshire -2 76 £425 +13.33% 36
East Sussex -6 60 £350 -5.40% 24
West Sussex -3 45 £400 +18.95% 21
Kent -5 30 £400 +6.66% 26
Middlesex 0 20 £425 +21.42% 7
Home Counties +3 15 £413 +13.79%
Sussex 0 3 £400 - 1
M4 Corridor - - - -
Thames Valley - - - -
Agile Software Development
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

1 778 (36.70%) Scrum
2 517 (24.39%) .NET
3 441 (20.80%) C#
4 405 (19.10%) HTML
5 404 (19.06%) TDD
6 389 (18.35%) Java
7 385 (18.16%) JavaScript
8 382 (18.02%) SQL
9 363 (17.12%) Finance
10 351 (16.56%) CSS
11 317 (14.95%) MVC
12 311 (14.67%) SQL Server
13 301 (14.20%) Web Services
14 247 (11.65%) Waterfall
15 237 (11.18%) BDD
16 236 (11.13%) Continuous Integration
17 230 (10.85%) XML
18 228 (10.75%) Oracle
19 225 (10.61%) OO
20 217 (10.24%) jQuery
21 211 (9.95%) Project Management
22 208 (9.81%) ASP.NET
23 204 (9.62%) Microsoft
24 188 (8.87%) PRINCE2
24 188 (8.87%) Linux
25 184 (8.68%) E-Commerce
26 182 (8.58%) WCF
27 175 (8.25%) HTML5
28 172 (8.11%) User Stories
29 158 (7.45%) Spring

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 96 (4.53%) Apache
2 84 (3.96%) SharePoint
3 64 (3.02%) CMS
4 60 (2.83%) Tomcat
5 49 (2.31%) Node.js
6 43 (2.03%) Confluence
7 38 (1.79%) WebSphere
8 30 (1.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 29 (1.37%) BizTalk Server
10 27 (1.27%) WebLogic
10 27 (1.27%) IIS
11 25 (1.18%) Drupal
12 18 (0.85%) SharePoint 2013
13 16 (0.75%) SharePoint 2010
14 15 (0.71%) Apache Solr
15 13 (0.61%) Elasticsearch
16 10 (0.47%) Liferay
17 8 (0.38%) Sitecore CMS
17 8 (0.38%) Mule
17 8 (0.38%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 93 (4.39%) MS Excel
2 68 (3.21%) MS Project
3 65 (3.07%) MS Office
4 46 (2.17%) MS Visio
4 46 (2.17%) Photoshop
5 29 (1.37%) MS PowerPoint
6 21 (0.99%) Adobe Illustrator
7 19 (0.90%) OmniGraffle
8 7 (0.33%) Fireworks
9 5 (0.24%) InfoPath
10 2 (0.094%) Spreadsheet
11 1 (0.047%) Open Workbench
11 1 (0.047%) FastStats
11 1 (0.047%) Maya
11 1 (0.047%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 34 (1.60%) Dynamics CRM
2 26 (1.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 18 (0.85%) Oracle Applications
4 15 (0.71%) Oracle BPM
5 10 (0.47%) SAP FI
5 10 (0.47%) SAP CO
5 10 (0.47%) SAP FI/CO
6 8 (0.38%) SAP ERP
7 7 (0.33%) Magento
8 4 (0.19%) WebTrends
8 4 (0.19%) Misys Midas
9 3 (0.14%) Google Analytics
9 3 (0.14%) SAP FSCM
9 3 (0.14%) Oracle CRM
10 2 (0.094%) Oracle ERP
10 2 (0.094%) Remedy ITSM
10 2 (0.094%) Dynamics AX
11 1 (0.047%) Oracle Payables
11 1 (0.047%) Oracle Receivables
11 1 (0.047%) Oracle E-Business Tax
Cloud Services
1 59 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
2 46 (2.17%) SaaS
3 43 (2.03%) Microsoft Azure
4 29 (1.37%) Amazon EC2
4 29 (1.37%) Office 365
5 19 (0.90%) Amazon S3
6 17 (0.80%) PaaS
7 16 (0.75%) IaaS
8 10 (0.47%) GitHub
9 9 (0.42%) Force.com
10 4 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
11 2 (0.094%) Taleo
12 1 (0.047%) Heroku
12 1 (0.047%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 68 (3.21%) Internet
2 66 (3.11%) HTTP
3 14 (0.66%) Intranet
4 12 (0.57%) DNS
5 11 (0.52%) SSL
5 11 (0.52%) TCP/IP
6 10 (0.47%) SAN
7 8 (0.38%) Firewall
8 7 (0.33%) SSH
8 7 (0.33%) FTP
9 5 (0.24%) NGN
9 5 (0.24%) Network Security
9 5 (0.24%) NFC
9 5 (0.24%) NAS
10 4 (0.19%) Telnet
10 4 (0.19%) ATM
10 4 (0.19%) PBX
10 4 (0.19%) VoIP
10 4 (0.19%) MVNO
10 4 (0.19%) Asterisk PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 311 (14.67%) SQL Server
2 119 (5.61%) MySQL
3 92 (4.34%) SQL Server 2008
4 71 (3.35%) Oracle Database
5 56 (2.64%) PostgreSQL
6 41 (1.93%) Relational Database
7 39 (1.84%) MongoDB
7 39 (1.84%) NoSQL
8 35 (1.65%) SQL Server 2012
9 31 (1.46%) Data Warehouse
10 30 (1.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 29 (1.37%) Big Data
12 25 (1.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 23 (1.08%) Oracle Database 11g
14 21 (0.99%) DB2
15 18 (0.85%) Redis
16 17 (0.80%) Apache Cassandra
16 17 (0.80%) RDBMS
17 14 (0.66%) QlikView
18 13 (0.61%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 142 (6.70%) Visual Studio
1 142 (6.70%) JIRA
2 140 (6.60%) Selenium
3 137 (6.46%) Jenkins
4 135 (6.37%) Team Foundation Server
5 131 (6.18%) Git (software)
6 120 (5.66%) Subversion
7 97 (4.58%) Maven
8 85 (4.01%) JUnit
9 81 (3.82%) Cucumber
10 79 (3.73%) Eclipse
11 44 (2.08%) NUnit
11 44 (2.08%) WebDriver
12 34 (1.60%) JMeter
13 33 (1.56%) SpecFlow
14 32 (1.51%) Ant
15 31 (1.46%) Axure RP
16 29 (1.37%) SoapUI
17 28 (1.32%) QuickTest Pro
18 26 (1.23%) FitNesse
General
1 363 (17.12%) Finance
2 121 (5.71%) Telecoms
3 106 (5.00%) Marketing
4 92 (4.34%) Retail
5 52 (2.45%) Banking
6 42 (1.98%) Publishing
6 42 (1.98%) Manufacturing
7 31 (1.46%) Electronics
7 31 (1.46%) Advertising
8 29 (1.37%) Automotive
9 23 (1.08%) Back Office
10 16 (0.75%) Games
11 15 (0.71%) Billing
11 15 (0.71%) Pharmaceutical
12 12 (0.57%) Legal
13 11 (0.52%) Spanish Language
14 7 (0.33%) Local Government
14 7 (0.33%) Financial Institution
15 6 (0.28%) French Language
15 6 (0.28%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 809 (38.16%) Developer
2 419 (19.76%) Analyst
3 260 (12.26%) Business Analyst
4 206 (9.72%) Project Manager
5 179 (8.44%) .NET Developer
6 121 (5.71%) Java Developer
7 111 (5.24%) Architect
8 102 (4.81%) Test Analyst
9 97 (4.58%) Agile Business Analyst
9 97 (4.58%) C# Developer
10 93 (4.39%) Web Developer
11 80 (3.77%) Senior Developer
12 78 (3.68%) C# .NET Developer
13 73 (3.44%) Software Engineer
14 69 (3.25%) ScrumMaster
15 64 (3.02%) Designer
16 57 (2.69%) Software Developer
17 55 (2.59%) Front-End Developer
18 54 (2.55%) Consultant
18 54 (2.55%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 517 (24.39%) .NET
2 405 (19.10%) HTML
3 351 (16.56%) CSS
4 301 (14.20%) Web Services
5 230 (10.85%) XML
6 217 (10.24%) jQuery
7 208 (9.81%) ASP.NET
8 182 (8.58%) WCF
9 175 (8.25%) HTML5
10 158 (7.45%) Spring
11 142 (6.70%) SOAP
12 140 (6.60%) J2EE
13 139 (6.56%) ASP.NET MVC
14 123 (5.80%) RESTful
15 110 (5.19%) .NET Framework
16 109 (5.14%) CSS3
16 109 (5.14%) AngularJS
17 99 (4.67%) Ajax
18 88 (4.15%) REST
19 80 (3.77%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 144 (6.79%) User Experience
2 123 (5.80%) Mobile App
3 119 (5.61%) Open Source
4 118 (5.57%) Analytical Skills
5 48 (2.26%) Computer Science
6 38 (1.79%) iPad
6 38 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
7 35 (1.65%) Management Information System
7 35 (1.65%) iPhone
8 32 (1.51%) N-Tier
9 27 (1.27%) Client/Server
10 26 (1.23%) DTV
11 21 (0.99%) Data Integration
11 21 (0.99%) Wiki
12 20 (0.94%) GIS
13 17 (0.80%) Social Media
13 17 (0.80%) W3C
14 14 (0.66%) FMCG
14 14 (0.66%) Inversion of Control
15 13 (0.61%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 188 (8.87%) Linux
2 129 (6.08%) Windows
3 108 (5.09%) UNIX
4 87 (4.10%) Apple iOS
5 53 (2.50%) Android
6 24 (1.13%) Windows Server 2012
7 21 (0.99%) CentOS
8 15 (0.71%) Solaris
9 12 (0.57%) Windows NT
9 12 (0.57%) Windows Server 2008
9 12 (0.57%) Oracle Linux
10 11 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 11 (0.52%) Windows Server 2003
11 9 (0.42%) AIX
12 5 (0.24%) Windows 7
13 4 (0.19%) Ubuntu
13 4 (0.19%) Windows 8
14 2 (0.094%) Windows 2000
14 2 (0.094%) Debian
14 2 (0.094%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 778 (36.70%) Scrum
2 404 (19.06%) TDD
3 317 (14.95%) MVC
4 247 (11.65%) Waterfall
5 237 (11.18%) BDD
6 236 (11.13%) Continuous Integration
7 225 (10.61%) OO
8 211 (9.95%) Project Management
9 188 (8.87%) PRINCE2
10 184 (8.68%) E-Commerce
11 172 (8.11%) User Stories
12 150 (7.08%) Business Analysis
13 145 (6.84%) SOA
14 135 (6.37%) Software Engineering
15 124 (5.85%) Web Development
16 122 (5.75%) CRM
17 118 (5.57%) Kanban
18 110 (5.19%) Unit Testing
19 109 (5.14%) Stakeholder Management
20 99 (4.67%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 441 (20.80%) C#
2 389 (18.35%) Java
3 385 (18.16%) JavaScript
4 382 (18.02%) SQL
5 107 (5.05%) PHP
6 66 (3.11%) Python
7 62 (2.92%) Ruby
8 56 (2.64%) C
8 56 (2.64%) T-SQL
9 53 (2.50%) C++
10 50 (2.36%) Objective-C
11 46 (2.17%) PL/SQL
12 40 (1.89%) Perl
13 36 (1.70%) VB.NET
14 26 (1.23%) VB
15 24 (1.13%) VBScript
16 23 (1.08%) Bash Shell
16 23 (1.08%) PHP5
17 21 (0.99%) PowerShell
17 21 (0.99%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 101 (4.76%) Degree
2 94 (4.43%) Security Cleared
3 88 (4.15%) ISEB
4 63 (2.97%) SC Cleared
5 33 (1.56%) ISTQB
6 32 (1.51%) PMI Certification
7 26 (1.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 22 (1.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 20 (0.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 18 (0.85%) PMP
11 17 (0.80%) ITIL Certification
12 11 (0.52%) BC Cleared
12 11 (0.52%) DV Cleared
13 7 (0.33%) Sun Certification
14 5 (0.24%) CISM
14 5 (0.24%) CISSP
14 5 (0.24%) Microsoft Certification
15 4 (0.19%) IBM Certification
16 3 (0.14%) IIBA
16 3 (0.14%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 126 (5.94%) QA
2 15 (0.71%) ISO 9001
3 10 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (0.42%) SLA
5 8 (0.38%) PCI DSS
6 5 (0.24%) P3O
6 5 (0.24%) WCAG
6 5 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 4 (0.19%) HL7
8 1 (0.047%) Solvency II
8 1 (0.047%) COBIT
8 1 (0.047%) WAI
8 1 (0.047%) JSP 440
8 1 (0.047%) BS15000
System Software
1 20 (0.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (0.61%) vCloud
3 11 (0.52%) VirtualBox
4 6 (0.28%) Active Directory
4 6 (0.28%) Oracle RAC
4 6 (0.28%) Docker
5 5 (0.24%) KVM
5 5 (0.24%) Hyper-V
6 4 (0.19%) vSphere
7 3 (0.14%) NFS
8 2 (0.094%) VMware ESX
8 2 (0.094%) VMware Workstation
8 2 (0.094%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (0.094%) DFS Replication
9 1 (0.047%) Xen
9 1 (0.047%) Sendmail
9 1 (0.047%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 92 (4.34%) Puppet
2 54 (2.55%) Vagrant
3 37 (1.75%) Opscode Chef
4 24 (1.13%) HP Quality Center
5 15 (0.71%) Oracle Identity Management
6 11 (0.52%) SCCM
6 11 (0.52%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 5 (0.24%) YUM
7 5 (0.24%) WebInspect
8 3 (0.14%) Ansible
8 3 (0.14%) SCOM
9 2 (0.094%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 2 (0.094%) NetBackup
10 1 (0.047%) Salt
10 1 (0.047%) WSUS
10 1 (0.047%) Nagios
Vendors
1 228 (10.75%) Oracle
2 204 (9.62%) Microsoft
3 63 (2.97%) SAP
4 58 (2.74%) Salesforce.com
5 48 (2.26%) Adobe
6 44 (2.08%) VMware
7 40 (1.89%) IBM
8 33 (1.56%) HP
9 26 (1.23%) Google
10 23 (1.08%) Red Hat
10 23 (1.08%) Apple
11 22 (1.04%) hybris
12 20 (0.94%) Teradata
13 19 (0.90%) EMC
14 17 (0.80%) Siebel
15 13 (0.61%) JBoss
16 12 (0.57%) Zend
17 11 (0.52%) Sun
17 11 (0.52%) Informatica
18 10 (0.47%) Cisco
Egham, Surrey
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £450 per annum for 6 Months
Posted: 8 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300 - £315 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
South East
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 9 hours ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Intelligent Recruitment
Rate: From £250 to £350 per annum Rate is for an 8 hr day and 3 month renewa
Posted: 9 hours ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Intelligent Recruitment
Rate: From £250 to £350 per annum Rate is for an 8 hr day and 3 month renewa
Posted: 10 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
Reading, Oxfordshire
PwC Careers in the UK
Posted: 19 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
PwC Careers in the UK
Posted: 19 hours ago
Reading, Oxfordshire
PwC Careers in the UK
Posted: 19 hours ago
Reading, Oxfordshire
PwC Careers in the UK
Posted: 19 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
PwC Careers in the UK
Posted: 20 hours ago
Hungerford, Berkshire
Dawson & Walsh
Rate: £320 per day + £320 / Day
Posted: Yesterday
Winchester, Hampshire
Connectus
Rate: £460 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Aldershot, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: Market rates
Posted: Yesterday
Kent
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
The Curve Group
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £400 - £500 Per Day
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300 - £315 per day
Posted: 3 days ago