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 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 9 10 14
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +4
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 1125 798 672
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 11.35% 9.36% 8.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 15.54% 13.16% 11.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 727 483 443
Average daily rate
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£388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £263 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £475 £462
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £355
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -1.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 4
Average hourly rate £28.00 £36.50 £40.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.28% -10.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.58 £30.25 £37.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £42.50 £44.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- -4.00%
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
7239 6065 5843
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 73.02% 71.15% 69.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 4100 3254 2911
Average daily rate £378 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 254 237 356
Average hourly rate £21.58 £22.41 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% -10.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.30 £44.55 £43.28
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 December 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 December 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 December 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 +8 291 £375 - 76
Hampshire +4 241 £365 +12.23% 94
Surrey 0 211 £400 +10.34% 65
Oxfordshire +5 136 £475 +35.71% 42
Buckinghamshire -6 104 £375 - 27
East Sussex -1 42 £300 -20.00% 27
West Sussex +10 33 £413 -1.78% 16
Kent -1 33 £340 -15.00% 23
Middlesex -1 14 £394 -5.97% 9
Home Counties +1 3 £413 -
Thames Valley -3 1 £438 -7.89%
M4 Corridor - 1 £400 -
Sussex - - - -
Agile Software Development
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 816 (36.56%) Scrum
2 528 (23.66%) .NET
3 476 (21.33%) Java
4 475 (21.28%) JavaScript
5 470 (21.06%) HTML
6 435 (19.49%) TDD
7 433 (19.40%) SQL
8 419 (18.77%) C#
9 417 (18.68%) CSS
10 372 (16.67%) Finance
11 339 (15.19%) Web Services
12 323 (14.47%) MVC
13 280 (12.54%) jQuery
14 278 (12.46%) Continuous Integration
15 270 (12.10%) SQL Server
16 269 (12.05%) Waterfall
17 252 (11.29%) Oracle
18 250 (11.20%) XML
19 247 (11.07%) Linux
20 242 (10.84%) Microsoft
21 238 (10.66%) OO
22 233 (10.44%) ASP.NET
23 231 (10.35%) BDD
24 214 (9.59%) Project Management
25 203 (9.09%) HTML5
26 194 (8.69%) Jenkins
27 183 (8.20%) PRINCE2
28 178 (7.97%) SOA
29 175 (7.84%) E-Commerce
30 168 (7.53%) Selenium

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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
1 120 (5.38%) Apache
2 108 (4.84%) CMS
3 80 (3.58%) SharePoint
4 63 (2.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 61 (2.73%) WebLogic
6 60 (2.69%) Tomcat
7 58 (2.60%) Node.js
8 46 (2.06%) IIS
9 37 (1.66%) Drupal
10 30 (1.34%) Confluence
11 28 (1.25%) BizTalk Server
12 23 (1.03%) WebSphere
13 20 (0.90%) SharePoint 2010
14 16 (0.72%) Apache Solr
15 15 (0.67%) SharePoint 2013
16 14 (0.63%) JBoss
17 13 (0.58%) Sitecore CMS
17 13 (0.58%) Kentico
18 12 (0.54%) Oracle Workflow
18 12 (0.54%) Alfresco
Applications
1 110 (4.93%) MS Excel
2 52 (2.33%) MS Office
3 46 (2.06%) MS Visio
4 43 (1.93%) MS Project
5 41 (1.84%) Photoshop
6 38 (1.70%) MS PowerPoint
7 16 (0.72%) Adobe Illustrator
8 12 (0.54%) Fireworks
9 11 (0.49%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 6 (0.27%) OmniGraffle
11 2 (0.090%) Spreadsheet
11 2 (0.090%) InfoPath
12 1 (0.045%) Open Workbench
12 1 (0.045%) FastStats
12 1 (0.045%) InDesign
12 1 (0.045%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 48 (2.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 31 (1.39%) Oracle BPM
3 19 (0.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 8 (0.36%) Oracle Applications
4 8 (0.36%) SAP ERP
5 7 (0.31%) Magento
6 3 (0.13%) WebTrends
7 2 (0.090%) Oracle Financials
7 2 (0.090%) ResourceLink
7 2 (0.090%) Misys Midas
8 1 (0.045%) Dynamics AX
8 1 (0.045%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.045%) assyst
8 1 (0.045%) HFM
8 1 (0.045%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.045%) Remedy ITSM
8 1 (0.045%) Hyperion Planning
8 1 (0.045%) Oracle BRM
8 1 (0.045%) SAP HR
8 1 (0.045%) CSG Singleview
Cloud Services
1 73 (3.27%) Amazon AWS
2 52 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 43 (1.93%) SaaS
4 28 (1.25%) Amazon EC2
5 21 (0.94%) Amazon S3
6 17 (0.76%) PaaS
7 15 (0.67%) IaaS
8 11 (0.49%) Office 365
9 10 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
9 10 (0.45%) Force.com
10 9 (0.40%) GitHub
11 5 (0.22%) Heroku
12 2 (0.090%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 90 (4.03%) Internet
2 48 (2.15%) HTTP
3 21 (0.94%) Intranet
4 20 (0.90%) SAN
5 13 (0.58%) Firewall
6 11 (0.49%) Network Security
6 11 (0.49%) NAS
6 11 (0.49%) DNS
7 10 (0.45%) TCP/IP
8 8 (0.36%) SSL
8 8 (0.36%) NGN
9 6 (0.27%) FTP
9 6 (0.27%) VoIP
10 5 (0.22%) PBX
10 5 (0.22%) Asterisk PBX
11 4 (0.18%) OpenLDAP
11 4 (0.18%) Wireshark
12 3 (0.13%) Intrusion Detection
12 3 (0.13%) SSH
12 3 (0.13%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 270 (12.10%) SQL Server
2 97 (4.35%) MySQL
3 92 (4.12%) Oracle Database
4 73 (3.27%) SQL Server 2008
5 65 (2.91%) PostgreSQL
6 58 (2.60%) Relational Database
7 50 (2.24%) NoSQL
8 49 (2.20%) MongoDB
9 38 (1.70%) Oracle Database 11g
10 37 (1.66%) SQL Server 2012
11 35 (1.57%) Data Warehouse
12 28 (1.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 23 (1.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 22 (0.99%) Oracle Database 10g
15 19 (0.85%) Big Data
16 16 (0.72%) QlikView
17 15 (0.67%) Pentaho
18 14 (0.63%) RDBMS
18 14 (0.63%) SQL Server 2005
19 13 (0.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 194 (8.69%) Jenkins
2 168 (7.53%) Selenium
3 163 (7.30%) Git (software)
4 155 (6.94%) JIRA
5 131 (5.87%) Maven
6 124 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
7 123 (5.51%) Subversion
7 123 (5.51%) Visual Studio
8 113 (5.06%) Cucumber
9 85 (3.81%) Eclipse
10 83 (3.72%) JUnit
11 52 (2.33%) WebDriver
12 40 (1.79%) NUnit
13 37 (1.66%) Ant
13 37 (1.66%) JMeter
14 36 (1.61%) Mockito
15 31 (1.39%) SoapUI
16 30 (1.34%) SpecFlow
17 29 (1.30%) Grunt
17 29 (1.30%) Axure RP
General
1 372 (16.67%) Finance
2 116 (5.20%) Telecoms
3 98 (4.39%) Marketing
4 83 (3.72%) Publishing
5 59 (2.64%) Retail
6 54 (2.42%) Banking
7 35 (1.57%) Manufacturing
8 33 (1.48%) Automotive
9 26 (1.16%) Advertising
10 24 (1.08%) Electronics
10 24 (1.08%) Billing
11 20 (0.90%) Back Office
12 18 (0.81%) Pharmaceutical
13 17 (0.76%) Legal
14 12 (0.54%) Games
15 10 (0.45%) German Language
16 9 (0.40%) Spanish Language
17 8 (0.36%) Financial Institution
18 6 (0.27%) French Language
18 6 (0.27%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 888 (39.78%) Developer
2 410 (18.37%) Analyst
3 260 (11.65%) Business Analyst
4 224 (10.04%) Project Manager
5 193 (8.65%) .NET Developer
6 167 (7.48%) Java Developer
7 121 (5.42%) Architect
8 116 (5.20%) C# Developer
9 104 (4.66%) Agile Business Analyst
10 96 (4.30%) Test Analyst
11 91 (4.08%) C# .NET Developer
12 83 (3.72%) Senior Developer
13 75 (3.36%) Software Engineer
14 74 (3.32%) Web Developer
15 69 (3.09%) Front-End Developer
15 69 (3.09%) Solutions Architect
16 68 (3.05%) Tester
17 63 (2.82%) ScrumMaster
18 60 (2.69%) Designer
19 53 (2.37%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 528 (23.66%) .NET
2 470 (21.06%) HTML
3 417 (18.68%) CSS
4 339 (15.19%) Web Services
5 280 (12.54%) jQuery
6 250 (11.20%) XML
7 233 (10.44%) ASP.NET
8 203 (9.09%) HTML5
9 166 (7.44%) WCF
10 149 (6.68%) Spring
11 148 (6.63%) RESTful
12 142 (6.36%) SOAP
13 139 (6.23%) AngularJS
13 139 (6.23%) CSS3
14 133 (5.96%) Ajax
15 131 (5.87%) ASP.NET MVC
16 129 (5.78%) J2EE
17 127 (5.69%) .NET Framework
18 123 (5.51%) REST
19 107 (4.79%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 142 (6.36%) User Experience
2 136 (6.09%) Open Source
3 103 (4.61%) Analytical Skills
4 93 (4.17%) Mobile App
5 51 (2.28%) Computer Science
6 45 (2.02%) Enterprise Software
7 38 (1.70%) W3C
7 38 (1.70%) iPad
8 34 (1.52%) iPhone
9 29 (1.30%) Data Structures
10 28 (1.25%) Digital Media
11 27 (1.21%) PMI
12 26 (1.16%) Management Information System
13 23 (1.03%) Algorithms
14 20 (0.90%) Inversion of Control
14 20 (0.90%) GIS
15 19 (0.85%) Data Integration
15 19 (0.85%) Client/Server
15 19 (0.85%) DTV
16 18 (0.81%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 247 (11.07%) Linux
2 119 (5.33%) Windows
3 109 (4.88%) UNIX
4 71 (3.18%) Apple iOS
5 47 (2.11%) Android
6 24 (1.08%) Oracle Linux
7 23 (1.03%) CentOS
8 15 (0.67%) Windows NT
9 13 (0.58%) Windows Server 2008
10 11 (0.49%) Windows Server 2003
11 9 (0.40%) Ubuntu
11 9 (0.40%) Solaris
12 8 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 7 (0.31%) Windows Server 2012
14 4 (0.18%) Mac OS X
14 4 (0.18%) Windows 7
15 2 (0.090%) Windows 8
15 2 (0.090%) VMS
15 2 (0.090%) Windows Mobile
16 1 (0.045%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 816 (36.56%) Scrum
2 435 (19.49%) TDD
3 323 (14.47%) MVC
4 278 (12.46%) Continuous Integration
5 269 (12.05%) Waterfall
6 238 (10.66%) OO
7 231 (10.35%) BDD
8 214 (9.59%) Project Management
9 183 (8.20%) PRINCE2
10 178 (7.97%) SOA
11 175 (7.84%) E-Commerce
12 163 (7.30%) User Stories
13 152 (6.81%) Software Engineering
14 138 (6.18%) Web Development
15 134 (6.00%) Business Analysis
16 133 (5.96%) Stakeholder Management
17 131 (5.87%) Kanban
18 123 (5.51%) Unit Testing
19 109 (4.88%) CRM
20 107 (4.79%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 476 (21.33%) Java
2 475 (21.28%) JavaScript
3 433 (19.40%) SQL
4 419 (18.77%) C#
5 133 (5.96%) PHP
6 96 (4.30%) Python
7 68 (3.05%) C
8 67 (3.00%) Ruby
9 60 (2.69%) C++
10 54 (2.42%) Perl
10 54 (2.42%) VB.NET
11 49 (2.20%) PL/SQL
12 44 (1.97%) T-SQL
13 39 (1.75%) Objective-C
14 36 (1.61%) Shell Script
15 28 (1.25%) VBScript
15 28 (1.25%) PowerShell
16 27 (1.21%) Bash Shell
17 25 (1.12%) Scala
17 25 (1.12%) VB
Qualifications
1 108 (4.84%) Degree
2 105 (4.70%) Security Cleared
3 89 (3.99%) ISEB
4 71 (3.18%) SC Cleared
5 41 (1.84%) PMI Certification
6 38 (1.70%) ISTQB
7 33 (1.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 25 (1.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 22 (0.99%) ITIL Certification
10 17 (0.76%) PMP
11 14 (0.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 13 (0.58%) Microsoft Certification
13 11 (0.49%) BC Cleared
14 10 (0.45%) DV Cleared
15 8 (0.36%) MCTS
16 7 (0.31%) Sun Certification
17 5 (0.22%) ISEB Practitioner
17 5 (0.22%) CISM
17 5 (0.22%) CISSP
18 3 (0.13%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 102 (4.57%) QA
2 12 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (0.45%) ISO 9001
4 8 (0.36%) PCI DSS
4 8 (0.36%) WCAG
5 5 (0.22%) SLA
6 4 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.13%) COBIT
8 2 (0.090%) HL7
9 1 (0.045%) WAI
9 1 (0.045%) BS15000
9 1 (0.045%) ISO 8583
9 1 (0.045%) ISO 9000
9 1 (0.045%) P3O
System Software
1 21 (0.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (0.81%) VirtualBox
3 15 (0.67%) Docker
4 14 (0.63%) Oracle RAC
5 10 (0.45%) vSphere
5 10 (0.45%) KVM
6 9 (0.40%) VMware ESX
6 9 (0.40%) vCloud
7 6 (0.27%) Active Directory
8 5 (0.22%) Hyper-V
9 3 (0.13%) Varnish
10 2 (0.090%) Firmware
10 2 (0.090%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (0.045%) LXC
11 1 (0.045%) HDFS
11 1 (0.045%) Tivoli Directory Server
11 1 (0.045%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.045%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 126 (5.65%) Puppet
2 75 (3.36%) Vagrant
3 37 (1.66%) Opscode Chef
4 28 (1.25%) Oracle Identity Management
5 26 (1.16%) HP Quality Center
6 12 (0.54%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 5 (0.22%) WebInspect
8 4 (0.18%) SCCM
9 3 (0.13%) WSUS
9 3 (0.13%) yum
10 2 (0.090%) Hyperic
10 2 (0.090%) Ansible
10 2 (0.090%) Salt
10 2 (0.090%) logstash
10 2 (0.090%) ZABBIX
11 1 (0.045%) SCOM
11 1 (0.045%) NetBackup
11 1 (0.045%) Tivoli
11 1 (0.045%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 1 (0.045%) Netcool
Vendors
1 252 (11.29%) Oracle
2 242 (10.84%) Microsoft
3 54 (2.42%) VMware
4 53 (2.37%) SAP
5 47 (2.11%) Adobe
6 44 (1.97%) Google
7 37 (1.66%) HP
8 30 (1.34%) Salesforce.com
9 28 (1.25%) IBM
10 22 (0.99%) Apple
10 22 (0.99%) Teradata
11 19 (0.85%) Red Hat
12 16 (0.72%) Zend
13 15 (0.67%) Sitecore
14 14 (0.63%) Ektron
15 12 (0.54%) EMC
15 12 (0.54%) Open Text
15 12 (0.54%) RedDot
16 10 (0.45%) Cisco
17 9 (0.40%) Tripwire
Southampton, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
Search Consultancy
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £450 - £500 Per Day limited company basis
Posted: Yesterday
Windsor, Berkshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Rate: £350 - 500 per day + .
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: Market
Posted: 2 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
Fintrax
Posted: 2 days ago
Esher, Surrey
Red10
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Buckinghamshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Connectus
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £37,000 per annum Plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 Per Day
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Middlesex
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Rate: £375 - £425 per day
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The Bridge Ltd
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Berkshire
Talent International
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South East
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Surrey
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Rate: £550 - £600 per day
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High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
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