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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Agile Software Development over the 3 months to 29 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Agile Software Development
Rank 3 6 9
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +3
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 1483 1282 995
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 16.65% 13.61% 11.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 20.65% 17.10% 14.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 946 853 637
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £500 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+9.67% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 10 14
Median hourly rate £44.50 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.25% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.95 £12.00 £25.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £40.50 £59.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £37.23 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+13.49% +3.40%
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
7180 7498 6836
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 80.59% 79.60% 75.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 4392 4364 3776
Median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £513 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 260 242 259
Median hourly rate £35.00 £24.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -18.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.44 £13.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £47.83 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

Agile Software Development
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing Agile Software Development as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 29 June 2016.

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 29 June 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Software Development within the South East region over the 3 months to 29 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Sussex 0 304 £440 +21.37% 32
Surrey +4 254 £463 +10.44% 98
Berkshire +4 239 £400 - 81
Hampshire -3 239 £400 +6.66% 124
Buckinghamshire -1 128 £400 +4.57% 52
Oxfordshire +2 118 £444 +10.93% 50
East Sussex +2 66 £450 +20.00% 29
Kent +6 62 £488 +30.00% 13
Middlesex +6 34 £450 +38.46% 4
Sussex -1 6 £475 +31.03% 1
M4 Corridor -3 6 - -
Isle of Wight - 3 £263 -
Home Counties +2 1 £680 -
Agile Software Development
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Agile Software Development also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 894 (31.18%) Scrum
2 717 (25.01%) Java
3 578 (20.16%) HTML
4 527 (18.38%) JavaScript
5 515 (17.96%) SQL
5 515 (17.96%) CSS
6 485 (16.92%) TDD
7 440 (15.35%) Finance
8 435 (15.17%) C#
9 398 (13.88%) .NET
10 367 (12.80%) Web Services
11 349 (12.17%) Waterfall
12 348 (12.14%) Continuous Integration
13 341 (11.89%) Project Management
14 340 (11.86%) REST
15 321 (11.20%) Linux
16 306 (10.67%) Git (software)
16 306 (10.67%) HTML5
17 302 (10.53%) Spring
18 299 (10.43%) SQL Server
19 283 (9.87%) MVC
20 282 (9.84%) Microsoft
20 282 (9.84%) User Experience
21 277 (9.66%) Oracle
22 271 (9.45%) Jenkins
23 269 (9.38%) JIRA
24 251 (8.75%) Python
25 246 (8.58%) Stakeholder Management
26 242 (8.44%) User Stories
27 241 (8.41%) BDD

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 129 (4.50%) Confluence
2 83 (2.90%) CMS
3 79 (2.76%) SharePoint
4 78 (2.72%) JBoss
5 70 (2.44%) IIS
6 67 (2.34%) Apache
7 58 (2.02%) Tomcat
8 37 (1.29%) BizTalk Server
8 37 (1.29%) OpenStack
8 37 (1.29%) WebLogic
9 30 (1.05%) WebSphere
10 21 (0.73%) Cloud Foundry
11 19 (0.66%) Elasticsearch
12 18 (0.63%) SharePoint 2013
12 18 (0.63%) Sitecore CMS
13 15 (0.52%) Apache Spark
14 13 (0.45%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 13 (0.45%) Oracle Service Bus
14 13 (0.45%) SAS
15 11 (0.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 128 (4.46%) MS Excel
2 80 (2.79%) MS Office
3 56 (1.95%) MS Visio
4 43 (1.50%) MS Project
5 18 (0.63%) MS PowerPoint
6 5 (0.17%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.070%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.070%) DOC1
7 2 (0.070%) Fireworks
7 2 (0.070%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.035%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.035%) InVision
8 1 (0.035%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 50 (1.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 19 (0.66%) Magento
2 19 (0.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 11 (0.38%) Temenos T24
4 8 (0.28%) Oracle EBS
5 6 (0.21%) SAP ERP
6 5 (0.17%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 5 (0.17%) Oracle BPM
6 5 (0.17%) Primavera
6 5 (0.17%) SAP CRM
7 4 (0.14%) Infor SunSystems
8 3 (0.10%) BusinessWorks
8 3 (0.10%) SAP FI
9 2 (0.070%) Dynamics AX
9 2 (0.070%) Dynamics GP
9 2 (0.070%) Eagle PACE
9 2 (0.070%) Maximo
9 2 (0.070%) Oracle CRM
9 2 (0.070%) Oracle EBS R12
9 2 (0.070%) SAP PSCD
Cloud Services
1 131 (4.57%) Amazon AWS
2 114 (3.98%) Microsoft Azure
3 44 (1.53%) PaaS
4 37 (1.29%) SaaS
5 29 (1.01%) IaaS
5 29 (1.01%) Office 365
6 21 (0.73%) Azure Active Directory
7 17 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
8 16 (0.56%) Amazon EC2
9 13 (0.45%) Boomi
10 12 (0.42%) GitHub
10 12 (0.42%) Heroku
11 9 (0.31%) Google Play
12 7 (0.24%) Amazon S3
12 7 (0.24%) Force.com
13 6 (0.21%) Amazon SQS
14 4 (0.14%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 4 (0.14%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 4 (0.14%) iPaaS
14 4 (0.14%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 153 (5.34%) HTTP
2 31 (1.08%) DVB
3 27 (0.94%) Internet
4 25 (0.87%) LDAP
5 24 (0.84%) Firewall
6 21 (0.73%) Network Security
7 16 (0.56%) DNS
7 16 (0.56%) SAN
8 14 (0.49%) SNMP
9 13 (0.45%) H.323
9 13 (0.45%) LAN
9 13 (0.45%) Telepresence
9 13 (0.45%) WAN
10 12 (0.42%) MPLS
10 12 (0.42%) SMTP
10 12 (0.42%) TCP/IP
10 12 (0.42%) VPN
11 11 (0.38%) SSL
12 10 (0.35%) ZigBee
13 9 (0.31%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 299 (10.43%) SQL Server
2 130 (4.53%) Relational Database
3 116 (4.05%) NoSQL
4 82 (2.86%) MongoDB
5 75 (2.62%) MySQL
6 62 (2.16%) Data Warehouse
7 51 (1.78%) Big Data
7 51 (1.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 49 (1.71%) PostgreSQL
9 43 (1.50%) Oracle Database
9 43 (1.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 41 (1.43%) Apache Cassandra
11 39 (1.36%) Hadoop
12 32 (1.12%) SQL Server 2008
13 26 (0.91%) RDBMS
14 25 (0.87%) Azure SQL Database
14 25 (0.87%) SQL Server 2012
15 20 (0.70%) Oracle Reports
16 19 (0.66%) HBase
17 18 (0.63%) Redis
Development Applications
1 306 (10.67%) Git (software)
2 271 (9.45%) Jenkins
3 269 (9.38%) JIRA
4 206 (7.19%) JUnit
5 198 (6.91%) Selenium
6 194 (6.77%) Subversion
7 179 (6.24%) Team Foundation Server
8 125 (4.36%) Maven
9 106 (3.70%) Cucumber
10 71 (2.48%) Visual Studio
11 63 (2.20%) WebDriver
12 52 (1.81%) SoapUI
13 46 (1.60%) Eclipse
13 46 (1.60%) SpecFlow
14 42 (1.46%) Gradle
15 37 (1.29%) Ant
15 37 (1.29%) JMeter
16 35 (1.22%) TeamCity
17 34 (1.19%) HP UFT
17 34 (1.19%) Hudson
General
1 440 (15.35%) Finance
2 146 (5.09%) Telecoms
3 109 (3.80%) Banking
4 96 (3.35%) Retail
5 89 (3.10%) Publishing
6 64 (2.23%) Marketing
7 23 (0.80%) Manufacturing
8 21 (0.73%) Front Office
9 20 (0.70%) Legal
10 19 (0.66%) Electronics
11 14 (0.49%) Back Office
12 13 (0.45%) Games
12 13 (0.45%) Investment Banking
13 11 (0.38%) Automotive
13 11 (0.38%) Law
14 9 (0.31%) Advertising
14 9 (0.31%) Billing
14 9 (0.31%) Local Government
14 9 (0.31%) Military
15 8 (0.28%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 1082 (37.74%) Developer
2 505 (17.61%) Analyst
3 331 (11.55%) Project Manager
4 308 (10.74%) Business Analyst
5 299 (10.43%) Java Developer
6 156 (5.44%) .NET Developer
7 142 (4.95%) Architect
8 129 (4.50%) C# Developer
9 125 (4.36%) Test Analyst
10 124 (4.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 119 (4.15%) Agile Developer
12 116 (4.05%) Senior Developer
13 97 (3.38%) Designer
14 91 (3.17%) JavaScript Developer
15 90 (3.14%) Scala Developer
16 86 (3.00%) C# .NET Developer
17 83 (2.90%) Agile Business Analyst
18 82 (2.86%) Tester
19 77 (2.69%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
20 71 (2.48%) Agile Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 578 (20.16%) HTML
2 515 (17.96%) CSS
3 398 (13.88%) .NET
4 367 (12.80%) Web Services
5 340 (11.86%) REST
6 306 (10.67%) HTML5
7 302 (10.53%) Spring
8 239 (8.34%) XML
9 219 (7.64%) AngularJS
10 216 (7.53%) JSON
11 203 (7.08%) CSS3
12 187 (6.52%) jQuery
13 160 (5.58%) RESTful
14 153 (5.34%) SOAP
15 151 (5.27%) ASP.NET
16 148 (5.16%) Ajax
17 132 (4.60%) Node.js
18 108 (3.77%) Hibernate
19 106 (3.70%) Django
20 104 (3.63%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 282 (9.84%) User Experience
2 178 (6.21%) Analytical Skills
3 135 (4.71%) Mobile App
4 119 (4.15%) Computer Science
5 59 (2.06%) Management Information System
6 43 (1.50%) Data Centre
7 35 (1.22%) STB
8 33 (1.15%) Visualisation
9 31 (1.08%) Smart Meter
10 29 (1.01%) Embedded Systems
11 28 (0.98%) DTV
11 28 (0.98%) MPEG
12 27 (0.94%) Enterprise Software
13 24 (0.84%) Algorithms
14 23 (0.80%) Mathematics
15 22 (0.77%) iPad
16 20 (0.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 20 (0.70%) Psychology
17 19 (0.66%) Data Integration
18 18 (0.63%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 321 (11.20%) Linux
2 148 (5.16%) Windows
3 113 (3.94%) Unix
4 91 (3.17%) Android
5 79 (2.76%) Apple iOS
6 37 (1.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 27 (0.94%) Windows Server
8 21 (0.73%) VMS
9 18 (0.63%) Mac OS X
10 17 (0.59%) CentOS
11 15 (0.52%) Ubuntu
12 11 (0.38%) Windows Server 2012
12 11 (0.38%) zOS
13 8 (0.28%) Windows Server 2008
14 7 (0.24%) Oracle Linux
15 5 (0.17%) Embedded Linux
15 5 (0.17%) Windows 10
15 5 (0.17%) Windows 7
16 4 (0.14%) AIX
16 4 (0.14%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 894 (31.18%) Scrum
2 485 (16.92%) TDD
3 349 (12.17%) Waterfall
4 348 (12.14%) Continuous Integration
5 341 (11.89%) Project Management
6 283 (9.87%) MVC
7 246 (8.58%) Stakeholder Management
8 242 (8.44%) User Stories
9 241 (8.41%) BDD
10 228 (7.95%) Open Source
11 224 (7.81%) PRINCE2
12 212 (7.39%) DevOps
13 211 (7.36%) E-Commerce
14 196 (6.84%) Software Engineering
14 196 (6.84%) Web Development
15 195 (6.80%) SDLC
16 186 (6.49%) Automated Testing
17 165 (5.76%) Kanban
18 153 (5.34%) CRM
19 132 (4.60%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 717 (25.01%) Java
2 527 (18.38%) JavaScript
3 515 (17.96%) SQL
4 435 (15.17%) C#
5 251 (8.75%) Python
6 172 (6.00%) Ruby
7 169 (5.89%) Scala
8 124 (4.33%) PHP
9 101 (3.52%) C++
10 88 (3.07%) C
11 68 (2.37%) PowerShell
12 61 (2.13%) T-SQL
13 42 (1.46%) PL/SQL
14 40 (1.40%) Bash Shell
15 33 (1.15%) VB
16 31 (1.08%) Perl
17 30 (1.05%) Shell Script
18 26 (0.91%) Objective-C
19 22 (0.77%) Groovy
20 19 (0.66%) F#
Qualifications
1 213 (7.43%) Security Cleared
2 202 (7.05%) Degree
3 162 (5.65%) SC Cleared
4 123 (4.29%) ISEB
5 76 (2.65%) ISTQB
6 37 (1.29%) DV Cleared
7 31 (1.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 29 (1.01%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 22 (0.77%) ITIL Certification
10 20 (0.70%) PMI Certification
10 20 (0.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 18 (0.63%) Microsoft Certification
11 18 (0.63%) PMP
12 14 (0.49%) BPSS Clearance
12 14 (0.49%) CISSP
13 12 (0.42%) CISM
13 12 (0.42%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
14 9 (0.31%) CISA
14 9 (0.31%) MCSE
15 7 (0.24%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 159 (5.55%) QA
2 24 (0.84%) Disclosure Scotland
3 21 (0.73%) SLA
4 17 (0.59%) Data Quality
5 16 (0.56%) PCI DSS
6 15 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 9 (0.31%) FedRAMP
7 9 (0.31%) ISO27005
7 9 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 8 (0.28%) ISO 9001
9 7 (0.24%) SDET
10 6 (0.21%) ISAE 3402
10 6 (0.21%) WCAG
11 4 (0.14%) FATCA
11 4 (0.14%) ISO 9000
11 4 (0.14%) MiFID
12 3 (0.10%) P3O
13 2 (0.070%) ISO22301
13 2 (0.070%) JSP 440
13 2 (0.070%) RMADS
System Software
1 46 (1.60%) Docker
2 39 (1.36%) Active Directory
3 18 (0.63%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (0.52%) vSphere
5 12 (0.42%) Virtual Machines
6 7 (0.24%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (0.21%) Apache Flume
7 6 (0.21%) HDFS
8 4 (0.14%) Virtual Desktop
9 3 (0.10%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 3 (0.10%) Hyper-V
9 3 (0.10%) KVM
9 3 (0.10%) Varnish
9 3 (0.10%) vCloud
9 3 (0.10%) XenApp
10 2 (0.070%) NFS
10 2 (0.070%) oVirt
10 2 (0.070%) Postfix
10 2 (0.070%) RHEV
10 2 (0.070%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 81 (2.83%) Puppet
2 53 (1.85%) HP Quality Center
3 35 (1.22%) Ansible
3 35 (1.22%) Opscode Chef
4 28 (0.98%) SCOM
5 15 (0.52%) SCCM
6 13 (0.45%) Nagios
7 8 (0.28%) Kubernetes
8 7 (0.24%) logstash
9 5 (0.17%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 5 (0.17%) Graphite
9 5 (0.17%) Oozie
9 5 (0.17%) Tivoli
10 4 (0.14%) TeamSite
10 4 (0.14%) Terraform
11 3 (0.10%) Hadoop YARN
11 3 (0.10%) Microsoft Clustering
11 3 (0.10%) OpenAM
11 3 (0.10%) OpenIDM
11 3 (0.10%) vRealize
Vendors
1 282 (9.84%) Microsoft
2 277 (9.66%) Oracle
3 88 (3.07%) Google
4 67 (2.34%) SAP
5 57 (1.99%) HP
6 46 (1.60%) IBM
7 41 (1.43%) Salesforce.com
8 38 (1.33%) Red Hat
9 37 (1.29%) hybris
10 35 (1.22%) Atlassian
11 34 (1.19%) VMware
12 28 (0.98%) Sitecore
13 27 (0.94%) ServiceNow
14 26 (0.91%) Adobe
15 24 (0.84%) Apple
15 24 (0.84%) Talend
16 23 (0.80%) Dell
17 21 (0.73%) Cisco
18 16 (0.56%) Splunk
18 16 (0.56%) Sun
Kidlington, Oxfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £450 - £525 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £300 - £370 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
Burgess Hill, West Sussex
Computer People
Rate: £380 - £420 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: 300 p/day
Posted: Yesterday
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Informatiq Consulting
Rate: £350 - £400 per annum + Bens
Posted: 10 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Egham, Surrey
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £400.00 - £500 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
Surrey
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
Weybridge, Surrey
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £450 - £510 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Jobsite Resourcing Team
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £450 - £550 per day + depending on experience
Posted: 16 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £575 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West Sussex
Computer People
Rate: £250 - £335 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £425 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Posted: 17 hours ago
Worthing, West Sussex
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £400 - £465 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
AAP3
Rate: Attractive
Posted: 9 hours ago
Staines, Middlesex
Canary Wharf and City
Rate: Up to £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Kent
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 14 hours ago
Redhill, Surrey
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Jobsite Resourcing Team
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
Venturi
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £450.00 - £600.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bagshot, Surrey
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Surrey
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £300 - £360 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
Berkshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £340 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
South East
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: £300 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 5 days ago