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 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Agile Software Development
Rank 2 4 8
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +4
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 1611 1485 1073
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 19.16% 15.22% 11.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 23.49% 19.09% 15.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1016 969 730
Median daily rate £425 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 16 5
Median hourly rate £52.00 £40.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.75 £33.00 £37.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.31 £45.00 £59.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.80 £40.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+7.00% +10.34%
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
6857 7778 6987
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 81.53% 79.74% 76.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 4202 4780 3892
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 £275 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £520 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 262 264 269
Median hourly rate £38.50 £37.09 £21.82
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.80% +69.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.41 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

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 27 September 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 27 September 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 27 September 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
Hampshire +2 306 £413 +14.58% 110
Berkshire +3 279 £413 +3.12% 82
West Sussex +1 250 £450 +12.50% 23
Surrey 0 248 £425 +3.03% 86
Oxfordshire -1 199 £450 +5.88% 44
Buckinghamshire +5 133 £433 +10.89% 32
East Sussex +12 67 £400 +3.89% 25
Kent +8 46 £350 -3.44% 15
Middlesex +6 36 £450 +13.92% 8
M4 Corridor +1 11 - -
Sussex 0 1 - - 1
Agile Software Development
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 1052 (33.98%) Scrum
2 823 (26.58%) Java
3 606 (19.57%) JavaScript
4 579 (18.70%) SQL
5 561 (18.12%) HTML
6 493 (15.92%) TDD
7 491 (15.86%) CSS
8 479 (15.47%) Finance
9 440 (14.21%) C#
10 428 (13.82%) Web Services
11 427 (13.79%) .NET
12 364 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
13 351 (11.34%) Waterfall
14 341 (11.01%) Project Management
15 336 (10.85%) Git (software)
16 334 (10.79%) User Stories
17 327 (10.56%) REST
18 324 (10.47%) Spring
19 322 (10.40%) Linux
20 315 (10.17%) AngularJS
21 307 (9.92%) Jenkins
22 300 (9.69%) Microsoft
22 300 (9.69%) BDD
23 298 (9.63%) JIRA
24 296 (9.56%) SQL Server
25 294 (9.50%) Kanban
26 280 (9.04%) XML
26 280 (9.04%) User Experience
27 275 (8.88%) Selenium
28 267 (8.62%) Oracle

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
1 132 (4.26%) Confluence
2 123 (3.97%) Tomcat
3 97 (3.13%) CMS
4 96 (3.10%) SharePoint
5 91 (2.94%) Apache
6 81 (2.62%) JBoss
7 73 (2.36%) Elasticsearch
8 57 (1.84%) IIS
9 55 (1.78%) WebLogic
10 40 (1.29%) Apache Spark
11 37 (1.20%) WebSphere
12 30 (0.97%) SharePoint 2013
12 30 (0.97%) Sitecore CMS
13 26 (0.84%) BizTalk Server
14 18 (0.58%) Apache Solr
14 18 (0.58%) Cloud Foundry
14 18 (0.58%) Drupal
14 18 (0.58%) WebSphere Application Server
15 17 (0.55%) OpenStack
16 13 (0.42%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 131 (4.23%) MS Excel
2 66 (2.13%) MS Office
3 64 (2.07%) MS Visio
4 34 (1.10%) MS PowerPoint
4 34 (1.10%) MS Project
5 9 (0.29%) Photoshop
6 8 (0.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 5 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
8 4 (0.13%) InVision
9 3 (0.097%) OmniGraffle
9 3 (0.097%) Spreadsheet
10 2 (0.065%) Adobe After Effects
10 2 (0.065%) DOC1
Business Applications
1 45 (1.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 25 (0.81%) Magento
3 21 (0.68%) Oracle EBS
4 17 (0.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 13 (0.42%) Oracle Applications
6 9 (0.29%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 8 (0.26%) Temenos T24
8 5 (0.16%) Fredhopper
8 5 (0.16%) Oracle BPM
8 5 (0.16%) Primavera
9 4 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
9 4 (0.13%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 4 (0.13%) SAP CRM
10 3 (0.097%) BusinessWorks
10 3 (0.097%) SAP PSCD
11 2 (0.065%) Maximo
11 2 (0.065%) Oracle Assets
11 2 (0.065%) Oracle Receivables
11 2 (0.065%) SAP FI
11 2 (0.065%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 214 (6.91%) Amazon AWS
2 180 (5.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 63 (2.03%) GitHub
4 56 (1.81%) Cloud Computing
5 46 (1.49%) PaaS
6 37 (1.20%) Office 365
7 29 (0.94%) IaaS
7 29 (0.94%) SaaS
8 13 (0.42%) Amazon S3
8 13 (0.42%) AWS CloudFormation
9 12 (0.39%) Amazon EC2
9 12 (0.39%) Amazon SQS
10 11 (0.36%) Azure Active Directory
11 8 (0.26%) AWS Lambda
11 8 (0.26%) Google Play
12 7 (0.23%) Amazon Kinesis
13 5 (0.16%) Adobe Analytics
13 5 (0.16%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 5 (0.16%) Heroku
14 4 (0.13%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 95 (3.07%) HTTP
2 30 (0.97%) Internet
3 29 (0.94%) LDAP
4 24 (0.78%) Firewall
4 24 (0.78%) SNMP
5 22 (0.71%) Network Security
6 18 (0.58%) DVB
7 10 (0.32%) Intranet
7 10 (0.32%) LAN
7 10 (0.32%) TCP/IP
8 9 (0.29%) MPLS
8 9 (0.29%) SSH
8 9 (0.29%) SSL
8 9 (0.29%) VPN
9 8 (0.26%) DNS
10 7 (0.23%) Extranet
10 7 (0.23%) iSCSI
10 7 (0.23%) Skype
11 6 (0.19%) DHCP
11 6 (0.19%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 296 (9.56%) SQL Server
2 161 (5.20%) MongoDB
3 111 (3.59%) Relational Database
4 106 (3.42%) NoSQL
5 93 (3.00%) MySQL
6 66 (2.13%) Big Data
7 61 (1.97%) Data Warehouse
7 61 (1.97%) Oracle Database
8 57 (1.84%) Hadoop
9 54 (1.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 49 (1.58%) PostgreSQL
11 46 (1.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 41 (1.32%) HBase
13 40 (1.29%) SQL Server 2012
14 38 (1.23%) Couchbase
15 35 (1.13%) RDBMS
16 34 (1.10%) Oracle Reports
17 33 (1.07%) Apache Cassandra
17 33 (1.07%) Apache Hive
18 29 (0.94%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 336 (10.85%) Git (software)
2 307 (9.92%) Jenkins
3 298 (9.63%) JIRA
4 275 (8.88%) Selenium
5 233 (7.53%) JUnit
6 229 (7.40%) Team Foundation Server
7 172 (5.56%) Maven
8 166 (5.36%) Cucumber
9 157 (5.07%) Subversion
10 100 (3.23%) Visual Studio
11 91 (2.94%) WebDriver
12 81 (2.62%) Gradle
13 77 (2.49%) SoapUI
14 74 (2.39%) SpecFlow
15 64 (2.07%) Mockito
16 53 (1.71%) Eclipse
17 43 (1.39%) JMeter
17 43 (1.39%) TeamCity
18 40 (1.29%) HP UFT
19 39 (1.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 479 (15.47%) Finance
2 126 (4.07%) Publishing
3 105 (3.39%) Retail
4 103 (3.33%) Telecoms
5 95 (3.07%) Banking
6 63 (2.03%) Marketing
7 42 (1.36%) Legal
8 27 (0.87%) Military
9 19 (0.61%) Games
9 19 (0.61%) Manufacturing
10 18 (0.58%) Automotive
11 17 (0.55%) Front Office
12 16 (0.52%) Advertising
12 16 (0.52%) Electronics
12 16 (0.52%) Financial Institution
13 12 (0.39%) Back Office
14 11 (0.36%) Investment Banking
15 9 (0.29%) Law
16 8 (0.26%) Billing
17 7 (0.23%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 1176 (37.98%) Developer
2 570 (18.41%) Analyst
3 356 (11.50%) Java Developer
4 355 (11.47%) Business Analyst
5 303 (9.79%) Project Manager
6 147 (4.75%) .NET Developer
7 137 (4.43%) Agile Developer
8 135 (4.36%) Architect
9 126 (4.07%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 125 (4.04%) Test Analyst
11 120 (3.88%) Designer
12 119 (3.84%) C# Developer
13 115 (3.71%) Tester
14 105 (3.39%) Senior Developer
15 98 (3.17%) JavaScript Developer
16 95 (3.07%) Agile Business Analyst
17 84 (2.71%) Scrum Master
18 77 (2.49%) Agile Java Developer
19 75 (2.42%) Automation Tester
19 75 (2.42%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 561 (18.12%) HTML
2 491 (15.86%) CSS
3 428 (13.82%) Web Services
4 427 (13.79%) .NET
5 327 (10.56%) REST
6 324 (10.47%) Spring
7 315 (10.17%) AngularJS
8 280 (9.04%) XML
9 258 (8.33%) HTML5
10 254 (8.20%) JSON
11 223 (7.20%) RESTful
12 192 (6.20%) jQuery
13 187 (6.04%) CSS3
14 163 (5.26%) ASP.NET
15 153 (4.94%) Node.js
16 145 (4.68%) SOAP
17 132 (4.26%) Ajax
18 124 (4.01%) J2EE
19 94 (3.04%) Hibernate
19 94 (3.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 280 (9.04%) User Experience
2 223 (7.20%) Analytical Skills
3 126 (4.07%) Computer Science
4 120 (3.88%) Mobile App
5 59 (1.91%) Management Information System
6 33 (1.07%) Data Centre
7 28 (0.90%) Algorithms
8 27 (0.87%) Visualisation
9 26 (0.84%) Social Media
10 25 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
10 25 (0.81%) iPad
11 24 (0.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 24 (0.78%) Psychology
11 24 (0.78%) Smart Meter
12 20 (0.65%) Cryptography
12 20 (0.65%) Public Cloud
13 19 (0.61%) Data Structures
14 18 (0.58%) Mathematics
14 18 (0.58%) PMI
15 17 (0.55%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 322 (10.40%) Linux
2 147 (4.75%) Windows
3 123 (3.97%) Unix
4 83 (2.68%) Android
5 81 (2.62%) Apple iOS
6 40 (1.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 23 (0.74%) Windows Server
8 20 (0.65%) CentOS
9 18 (0.58%) Mac OS X
10 17 (0.55%) Ubuntu
11 16 (0.52%) Oracle Linux
12 11 (0.36%) VMS
13 10 (0.32%) Windows Server 2008
14 9 (0.29%) AIX
15 7 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
16 6 (0.19%) Windows 10
16 6 (0.19%) Windows 7
16 6 (0.19%) Windows 8
17 3 (0.097%) Windows Mobile
18 2 (0.065%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1052 (33.98%) Scrum
2 493 (15.92%) TDD
3 364 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
4 351 (11.34%) Waterfall
5 341 (11.01%) Project Management
6 334 (10.79%) User Stories
7 300 (9.69%) BDD
8 294 (9.50%) Kanban
9 257 (8.30%) MVC
10 250 (8.07%) Stakeholder Management
11 235 (7.59%) DevOps
12 225 (7.27%) SDLC
13 212 (6.85%) Open Source
14 210 (6.78%) PRINCE2
15 207 (6.69%) E-Commerce
16 202 (6.52%) Web Development
17 191 (6.17%) Software Engineering
18 165 (5.33%) Business Analysis
19 161 (5.20%) Automated Testing
20 154 (4.97%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 823 (26.58%) Java
2 606 (19.57%) JavaScript
3 579 (18.70%) SQL
4 440 (14.21%) C#
5 208 (6.72%) Python
6 191 (6.17%) Scala
7 142 (4.59%) PHP
8 138 (4.46%) C++
9 118 (3.81%) Ruby
10 84 (2.71%) C
11 72 (2.33%) PowerShell
11 72 (2.33%) T-SQL
12 68 (2.20%) Perl
13 58 (1.87%) PL/SQL
14 47 (1.52%) Shell Script
15 44 (1.42%) Groovy
16 42 (1.36%) Bash Shell
17 40 (1.29%) F#
18 35 (1.13%) VB.NET
19 34 (1.10%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 242 (7.82%) Security Cleared
2 238 (7.69%) Degree
3 188 (6.07%) SC Cleared
4 127 (4.10%) ISEB
5 72 (2.33%) ISTQB
6 33 (1.07%) DV Cleared
7 31 (1.00%) PMI Certification
8 27 (0.87%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 26 (0.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 26 (0.84%) ITIL Certification
9 26 (0.84%) PMP
10 16 (0.52%) Microsoft Certification
11 15 (0.48%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 14 (0.45%) BPSS Clearance
13 13 (0.42%) DBS Check
14 11 (0.36%) CCNP
14 11 (0.36%) Cisco Certification
15 10 (0.32%) APMP
16 9 (0.29%) AWS Certification
17 7 (0.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 190 (6.14%) QA
2 25 (0.81%) Disclosure Scotland
3 23 (0.74%) PCI DSS
4 22 (0.71%) SLA
5 21 (0.68%) Data Quality
6 12 (0.39%) SDET
7 11 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 8 (0.26%) MiFID
9 7 (0.23%) WCAG
10 6 (0.19%) ISO 9001
11 4 (0.13%) FATCA
11 4 (0.13%) ISO22301
12 3 (0.097%) P3O
13 2 (0.065%) Government Security Classifications
14 1 (0.032%) EFQM
14 1 (0.032%) EMIR
14 1 (0.032%) ISO 9000
14 1 (0.032%) PA-DSS
14 1 (0.032%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 1 (0.032%) UCITS
System Software
1 56 (1.81%) Docker
2 29 (0.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (0.84%) Active Directory
4 17 (0.55%) vSphere
5 13 (0.42%) Virtual Machines
6 11 (0.36%) VMware ESXi
7 8 (0.26%) Apache Flume
7 8 (0.26%) HDFS
8 5 (0.16%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 5 (0.16%) Hyper-V
9 4 (0.13%) Virtual Desktop
10 3 (0.097%) Shibboleth
10 3 (0.097%) VMware ESX
10 3 (0.097%) XenApp
11 2 (0.065%) KVM
11 2 (0.065%) oVirt
11 2 (0.065%) RHEV
12 1 (0.032%) OpenSSH
12 1 (0.032%) Postfix
12 1 (0.032%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 74 (2.39%) Puppet
2 34 (1.10%) Opscode Chef
3 32 (1.03%) HP Quality Center
4 25 (0.81%) Ansible
5 17 (0.55%) Kubernetes
6 16 (0.52%) Rancher
7 13 (0.42%) SCOM
8 10 (0.32%) SCCM
9 6 (0.19%) Packer
9 6 (0.19%) WebSphere Cast Iron
10 5 (0.16%) OpenAM
10 5 (0.16%) OpenIDM
10 5 (0.16%) vRealize
11 4 (0.13%) Hadoop YARN
11 4 (0.13%) logstash
11 4 (0.13%) Nagios
11 4 (0.13%) Oozie
11 4 (0.13%) Terraform
12 3 (0.097%) AppManager
12 3 (0.097%) Trend Micro Deep Security
Vendors
1 300 (9.69%) Microsoft
2 267 (8.62%) Oracle
3 58 (1.87%) SAP
4 51 (1.65%) Atlassian
4 51 (1.65%) Google
5 49 (1.58%) ServiceNow
6 48 (1.55%) HP
6 48 (1.55%) VMware
7 40 (1.29%) IBM
8 34 (1.10%) Sitecore
9 30 (0.97%) Red Hat
10 29 (0.94%) hybris
10 29 (0.94%) Talend
11 28 (0.90%) Rally
11 28 (0.90%) Salesforce.com
12 26 (0.84%) Adobe
13 23 (0.74%) AppDynamics
14 20 (0.65%) Apple
15 16 (0.52%) Cognos
16 15 (0.48%) Cloudera
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