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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 8 9 15
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +6
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 1181 933 724
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 12.66% 10.42% 8.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 16.73% 14.50% 12.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 778 604 453
Average daily rate
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£383 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.00% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £386 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 11 16
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.15 £27.00 £23.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.25 £59.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
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
7059 6436 5756
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 75.65% 71.88% 70.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 3994 3588 3039
Average daily rate £393 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 261 263 240
Average hourly rate £27.25 £27.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.92% -1.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +9 258 £384 +2.33% 96
Berkshire 0 224 £375 +7.14% 81
Surrey -3 163 £400 -0.31% 94
Buckinghamshire +6 158 £363 +8.20% 49
West Sussex +10 128 £363 -14.70% 28
Oxfordshire +4 111 £425 +17.64% 58
East Sussex +6 69 £350 +20.68% 44
Kent +12 39 £338 -6.89% 33
Middlesex +5 13 £325 -29.72% 2
Sussex - 9 £375 -
Home Counties +1 2 - -
M4 Corridor +1 1 £410 -21.90%
Thames Valley - 1 £480 -
Agile Software Development
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 822 (33.74%) Scrum
2 504 (20.69%) JavaScript
3 494 (20.28%) .NET
4 482 (19.79%) HTML
5 461 (18.92%) C#
6 435 (17.86%) Finance
7 429 (17.61%) Java
8 425 (17.45%) TDD
9 407 (16.71%) CSS
10 359 (14.74%) SQL
11 356 (14.61%) Web Services
12 311 (12.77%) Waterfall
13 297 (12.19%) Linux
13 297 (12.19%) Project Management
14 275 (11.29%) Microsoft
15 263 (10.80%) ASP.NET
16 261 (10.71%) MVC
17 240 (9.85%) SQL Server
18 239 (9.81%) jQuery
19 227 (9.32%) Continuous Integration
20 221 (9.07%) Oracle
21 219 (8.99%) OO
22 214 (8.78%) Selenium
23 209 (8.58%) PRINCE2
23 209 (8.58%) HTML5
24 206 (8.46%) AngularJS
25 205 (8.42%) XML
26 204 (8.37%) User Experience
27 201 (8.25%) Windows
28 198 (8.13%) Jenkins

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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
1 132 (5.42%) CMS
2 86 (3.53%) Apache
3 72 (2.96%) SharePoint
4 66 (2.71%) Node.js
5 56 (2.30%) IIS
6 48 (1.97%) WebSphere
7 45 (1.85%) WebLogic
8 37 (1.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 33 (1.35%) Tomcat
10 29 (1.19%) Confluence
10 29 (1.19%) BizTalk Server
11 24 (0.99%) SharePoint 2013
12 23 (0.94%) SharePoint 2010
13 21 (0.86%) Drupal
14 20 (0.82%) JBoss
15 17 (0.70%) Kentico
16 14 (0.57%) Sitecore CMS
17 13 (0.53%) Commerce Server
17 13 (0.53%) Umbraco
18 12 (0.49%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 138 (5.67%) MS Excel
2 74 (3.04%) MS Project
3 68 (2.79%) MS Office
4 50 (2.05%) MS Visio
5 27 (1.11%) MS PowerPoint
6 18 (0.74%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 14 (0.57%) Photoshop
8 11 (0.45%) RoboHelp
8 11 (0.45%) FrameMaker
9 6 (0.25%) InfoPath
10 5 (0.21%) Adobe Illustrator
11 4 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
12 3 (0.12%) PowerPivot
12 3 (0.12%) OmniGraffle
12 3 (0.12%) Open Workbench
13 1 (0.041%) Simulink
13 1 (0.041%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 24 (0.99%) Dynamics CRM
2 21 (0.86%) Oracle BPM
3 11 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 9 (0.37%) Magento
5 6 (0.25%) Primavera
5 6 (0.25%) WebTrends
6 4 (0.16%) SAP ERP
7 3 (0.12%) Adobe Campaign
7 3 (0.12%) Fredhopper
7 3 (0.12%) Visualfiles
7 3 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
8 2 (0.082%) AWD
8 2 (0.082%) BusinessWorks
9 1 (0.041%) Optimost
9 1 (0.041%) SAP FI
9 1 (0.041%) Agresso
9 1 (0.041%) SAP CO
9 1 (0.041%) SAP CRM
9 1 (0.041%) SAP FI/CO
9 1 (0.041%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 90 (3.69%) Amazon AWS
2 79 (3.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 30 (1.23%) SaaS
4 22 (0.90%) Heroku
5 20 (0.82%) Amazon EC2
6 17 (0.70%) AWS CloudFormation
7 12 (0.49%) IaaS
7 12 (0.49%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 10 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
8 10 (0.41%) PaaS
8 10 (0.41%) GitHub
9 9 (0.37%) Google Analytics
10 7 (0.29%) Force.com
11 5 (0.21%) Office 365
11 5 (0.21%) Amazon S3
12 4 (0.16%) Boomi
12 4 (0.16%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 2 (0.082%) Adobe Analytics
13 2 (0.082%) Yammer
14 1 (0.041%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 81 (3.33%) Internet
2 56 (2.30%) HTTP
3 26 (1.07%) Intranet
4 23 (0.94%) SAN
5 21 (0.86%) Firewall
6 20 (0.82%) TCP/IP
7 17 (0.70%) iSCSI
8 16 (0.66%) FCoE
8 16 (0.66%) Fibre Channel
9 13 (0.53%) LDAP
9 13 (0.53%) Network Security
10 11 (0.45%) VPN
11 10 (0.41%) DNS
12 8 (0.33%) ATM
12 8 (0.33%) Broadband
13 7 (0.29%) Radio Access Network
13 7 (0.29%) Ethernet
14 6 (0.25%) RNC
14 6 (0.25%) SDH
14 6 (0.25%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 240 (9.85%) SQL Server
2 79 (3.24%) Relational Database
3 72 (2.96%) MySQL
4 52 (2.13%) MongoDB
5 50 (2.05%) PostgreSQL
6 46 (1.89%) Oracle Database
7 43 (1.77%) SQL Server 2008
8 42 (1.72%) NoSQL
9 40 (1.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 39 (1.60%) Data Warehouse
11 36 (1.48%) Big Data
12 33 (1.35%) SQL Server 2012
13 32 (1.31%) Hadoop
14 29 (1.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 28 (1.15%) DB2
16 23 (0.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 16 (0.66%) RDBMS
18 15 (0.62%) Apache Cassandra
19 12 (0.49%) Oracle Database 11g
19 12 (0.49%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 214 (8.78%) Selenium
2 198 (8.13%) Jenkins
3 191 (7.84%) Git (software)
4 169 (6.94%) JIRA
5 160 (6.57%) Subversion
6 136 (5.58%) Visual Studio
7 115 (4.72%) Team Foundation Server
8 108 (4.43%) Cucumber
9 89 (3.65%) Maven
10 88 (3.61%) JUnit
11 63 (2.59%) WebDriver
12 52 (2.13%) NUnit
13 50 (2.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 48 (1.97%) Ant
15 37 (1.52%) Eclipse
16 36 (1.48%) Mockito
17 30 (1.23%) QuickTest Pro
17 30 (1.23%) Axure RP
18 26 (1.07%) TeamCity
18 26 (1.07%) Xcode
General
1 435 (17.86%) Finance
2 139 (5.71%) Telecoms
3 108 (4.43%) Retail
4 76 (3.12%) Marketing
4 76 (3.12%) Banking
5 63 (2.59%) Publishing
6 43 (1.77%) Games
7 22 (0.90%) Billing
8 19 (0.78%) Legal
8 19 (0.78%) Manufacturing
9 18 (0.74%) Automotive
10 16 (0.66%) Advertising
11 13 (0.53%) Back Office
12 12 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
12 12 (0.49%) Electronics
13 10 (0.41%) German Language
14 9 (0.37%) Military
15 7 (0.29%) Multimedia
15 7 (0.29%) Investment Banking
16 6 (0.25%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 947 (38.88%) Developer
2 447 (18.35%) Analyst
3 285 (11.70%) Project Manager
4 265 (10.88%) Business Analyst
5 192 (7.88%) .NET Developer
6 141 (5.79%) C# Developer
7 132 (5.42%) Java Developer
8 118 (4.84%) Architect
9 113 (4.64%) Test Analyst
10 98 (4.02%) C# .NET Developer
11 88 (3.61%) Agile Business Analyst
12 82 (3.37%) Senior Developer
13 78 (3.20%) Web Developer
14 77 (3.16%) Tester
15 64 (2.63%) JavaScript Developer
16 62 (2.55%) Software Engineer
17 61 (2.50%) ScrumMaster
18 58 (2.38%) Agile Project Manager
19 55 (2.26%) Consultant
19 55 (2.26%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 494 (20.28%) .NET
2 482 (19.79%) HTML
3 407 (16.71%) CSS
4 356 (14.61%) Web Services
5 263 (10.80%) ASP.NET
6 239 (9.81%) jQuery
7 209 (8.58%) HTML5
8 206 (8.46%) AngularJS
9 205 (8.42%) XML
10 152 (6.24%) RESTful
11 139 (5.71%) WCF
12 136 (5.58%) SOAP
12 136 (5.58%) CSS3
13 133 (5.46%) ASP.NET MVC
14 120 (4.93%) REST
15 115 (4.72%) .NET Framework
16 109 (4.47%) JSON
17 93 (3.82%) Spring
18 88 (3.61%) Ajax
19 71 (2.91%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 204 (8.37%) User Experience
2 129 (5.30%) Analytical Skills
3 125 (5.13%) Mobile App
4 118 (4.84%) Open Source
5 56 (2.30%) Computer Science
6 43 (1.77%) Enterprise Software
6 43 (1.77%) iPhone
7 37 (1.52%) Management Information System
8 33 (1.35%) iPad
9 27 (1.11%) PMI
10 24 (0.99%) W3C
11 21 (0.86%) Visualisation
11 21 (0.86%) Client/Server
12 20 (0.82%) Web 2.0
13 18 (0.74%) N-Tier
14 15 (0.62%) Social Media
15 14 (0.57%) GIS
15 14 (0.57%) Digital Media
16 13 (0.53%) DTV
17 12 (0.49%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 297 (12.19%) Linux
2 201 (8.25%) Windows
3 127 (5.21%) UNIX
4 103 (4.23%) Apple iOS
5 92 (3.78%) Android
6 41 (1.68%) Mac OS X
7 23 (0.94%) AIX
8 13 (0.53%) CentOS
9 10 (0.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 10 (0.41%) Oracle Linux
9 10 (0.41%) Windows Server 2012
10 8 (0.33%) Windows Phone
11 7 (0.29%) Windows Server 2008
12 6 (0.25%) Solaris
13 4 (0.16%) Windows Mobile
14 3 (0.12%) Windows Phone 8
14 3 (0.12%) BlackBerry OS
14 3 (0.12%) MVS
14 3 (0.12%) Windows Server 2003
14 3 (0.12%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 822 (33.74%) Scrum
2 425 (17.45%) TDD
3 311 (12.77%) Waterfall
4 297 (12.19%) Project Management
5 261 (10.71%) MVC
6 227 (9.32%) Continuous Integration
7 219 (8.99%) OO
8 209 (8.58%) PRINCE2
9 188 (7.72%) BDD
10 174 (7.14%) Software Engineering
11 168 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
12 161 (6.61%) User Stories
13 159 (6.53%) E-Commerce
14 150 (6.16%) Web Development
15 149 (6.12%) SOA
16 122 (5.01%) Business Analysis
17 115 (4.72%) Unit Testing
18 111 (4.56%) Configuration Management
19 106 (4.35%) UML
20 102 (4.19%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 504 (20.69%) JavaScript
2 461 (18.92%) C#
3 429 (17.61%) Java
4 359 (14.74%) SQL
5 145 (5.95%) Python
6 96 (3.94%) Ruby
7 89 (3.65%) PHP
8 76 (3.12%) PowerShell
9 69 (2.83%) C++
10 62 (2.55%) Objective-C
11 59 (2.42%) C
12 57 (2.34%) Shell Script
13 54 (2.22%) T-SQL
14 43 (1.77%) Perl
15 27 (1.11%) PL/SQL
16 26 (1.07%) VB.NET
17 22 (0.90%) Scala
18 21 (0.86%) Go
19 16 (0.66%) VB
19 16 (0.66%) R
Qualifications
1 128 (5.25%) Security Cleared
2 120 (4.93%) Degree
3 99 (4.06%) ISEB
4 80 (3.28%) SC Cleared
5 41 (1.68%) ISTQB
6 40 (1.64%) PMI Certification
7 31 (1.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 28 (1.15%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 23 (0.94%) PMP
10 22 (0.90%) Microsoft Certification
10 22 (0.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 17 (0.70%) DV Cleared
12 10 (0.41%) MCTS
12 10 (0.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 7 (0.29%) MCSA
13 7 (0.29%) CISSP
13 7 (0.29%) CISM
14 6 (0.25%) APMP
15 5 (0.21%) HND
16 4 (0.16%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 120 (4.93%) QA
2 16 (0.66%) SLA
3 8 (0.33%) PCI DSS
4 7 (0.29%) Data Quality
5 6 (0.25%) WCAG
6 5 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 4 (0.16%) HL7
7 4 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.082%) ISO 8583
8 2 (0.082%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.082%) DO-178B
9 1 (0.041%) Solvency II
9 1 (0.041%) GxP
9 1 (0.041%) GAMP
9 1 (0.041%) ISO 9000
9 1 (0.041%) GAAP
9 1 (0.041%) TickIT
System Software
1 42 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (0.70%) Active Directory
3 15 (0.62%) Hyper-V
4 10 (0.41%) VirtualBox
4 10 (0.41%) Docker
5 9 (0.37%) vSphere
6 6 (0.25%) Oracle RAC
7 4 (0.16%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (0.12%) Varnish
9 2 (0.082%) Shibboleth
10 1 (0.041%) vCloud
10 1 (0.041%) NFS
10 1 (0.041%) Firmware
10 1 (0.041%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 117 (4.80%) Puppet
2 36 (1.48%) Vagrant
3 31 (1.27%) Opscode Chef
4 30 (1.23%) HP Quality Center
5 16 (0.66%) Oracle Identity Management
6 11 (0.45%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 9 (0.37%) TeamSite
8 5 (0.21%) CloudHub
8 5 (0.21%) Ansible
9 4 (0.16%) BMC PATROL
10 3 (0.12%) AirWatch
10 3 (0.12%) Salt
10 3 (0.12%) Oracle RMAN
10 3 (0.12%) Data Guard
11 2 (0.082%) MOM
11 2 (0.082%) OpenAM
11 2 (0.082%) SELinux
12 1 (0.041%) Rundeck
12 1 (0.041%) WebSphere Cast Iron
12 1 (0.041%) Kibana
Vendors
1 275 (11.29%) Microsoft
2 221 (9.07%) Oracle
3 61 (2.50%) VMware
4 44 (1.81%) IBM
4 44 (1.81%) Google
5 43 (1.77%) Adobe
6 40 (1.64%) Salesforce.com
7 38 (1.56%) SAP
8 36 (1.48%) Apple
9 33 (1.35%) HP
10 18 (0.74%) RedDot
10 18 (0.74%) OpenText
10 18 (0.74%) Informatica
10 18 (0.74%) Twitter
11 17 (0.70%) Ektron
11 17 (0.70%) Telerik
12 16 (0.66%) Zend
12 16 (0.66%) Veritas
12 16 (0.66%) Red Hat
13 14 (0.57%) Sitecore
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Involved Solutions Ltd
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
Hampshire
Highams
Rate: £465 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
Buckinghamshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £325 - £425 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
Hook, Hampshire
Synergize Consulting
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 19 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 22 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Stott & May
Rate: From £275 to £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Buckinghamshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £275 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Newbury, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
Maidstone, Kent
Proactive Appointments
Rate: Unspecified Market rate
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Clearwater People Solutions
Rate: £400 - £450 Per Day
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Mercator IT Solutions
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £350.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Edissero Ltd
Rate: £Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
The People Network
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + Immediate start
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £500 to £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £400 - £450 per day + Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
Coal IT Services
Rate: From £400 to £425 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
South East
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Rate: £300 - 420 per day
Posted: 3 days ago