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 26 February 2017 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Agile Software Development
England / South East
Rank 1 4 7
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +3
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 1497 1290 1254
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 19.71% 14.68% 12.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 24.35% 18.08% 16.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 944 860 731
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £306 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 29 25
Median hourly rate £45.44 £50.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.13% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.55 £45.00 £25.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £69.39 £60.00 £51.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £44.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-4.49% +23.61%

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
6147 7133 7722
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 80.92% 81.18% 79.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 3647 4414 4224
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £540 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +0.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 224 276 255
Median hourly rate £30.00 £45.00 £32.26
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +39.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.87 £60.62 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +40.35%

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 26 February 2017.

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 26 February 2017.

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 26 February 2017. 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 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
Berkshire +4 281 £413 +5.76% 74
Hampshire +3 249 £450 +20.00% 138
Buckinghamshire +1 230 £395 +1.28% 42
Surrey +3 223 £425 - 104
Oxfordshire +2 178 £486 +14.41% 62
West Sussex 0 176 £433 +15.46% 37
East Sussex +4 55 £375 +7.14% 33
Kent +2 43 £425 +23.63% 19
Middlesex +2 34 £423 +19.85% 5
Sussex -1 3 £450 +25.00%
Home Counties - 3 - -
Thames Valley - 1 - -
Agile Software Development
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, 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.

1 947 (32.35%) Scrum
2 735 (25.11%) Java
3 624 (21.32%) JavaScript
4 535 (18.28%) HTML
5 517 (17.66%) TDD
6 512 (17.49%) SQL
7 465 (15.89%) CSS
8 440 (15.03%) C#
9 425 (14.52%) Finance
10 413 (14.11%) .NET
11 381 (13.02%) Continuous Integration
12 380 (12.98%) Git (software)
13 336 (11.48%) JIRA
14 334 (11.41%) Oracle
15 332 (11.34%) Web Services
16 317 (10.83%) Linux
17 304 (10.39%) BDD
18 303 (10.35%) Waterfall
19 289 (9.87%) Microsoft
20 279 (9.53%) Spring
21 275 (9.40%) XML
22 272 (9.29%) MVC
23 268 (9.16%) Selenium
24 265 (9.05%) REST
25 260 (8.88%) AngularJS
25 260 (8.88%) User Experience
26 257 (8.78%) SDLC
26 257 (8.78%) Project Management
27 254 (8.68%) Security Cleared
28 246 (8.40%) Jenkins

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 (4.41%) Confluence
2 96 (3.28%) JBoss
3 89 (3.04%) Tomcat
4 88 (3.01%) Apache
5 71 (2.43%) CMS
6 66 (2.25%) SharePoint
6 66 (2.25%) WebSphere
7 62 (2.12%) WebLogic
8 41 (1.40%) Apache Spark
9 38 (1.30%) nginx
10 35 (1.20%) Elasticsearch
11 32 (1.09%) WebSphere Application Server
12 27 (0.92%) IIS
13 26 (0.89%) WebSphere Process Server
14 24 (0.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 21 (0.72%) BizTalk Server
16 20 (0.68%) Drupal
17 19 (0.65%) OpenStack
17 19 (0.65%) Sitecore CMS
18 15 (0.51%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 89 (3.04%) MS Excel
2 46 (1.57%) MS Office
3 36 (1.23%) MS Project
4 32 (1.09%) Photoshop
5 30 (1.02%) MS Visio
6 27 (0.92%) MS PowerPoint
7 17 (0.58%) Adobe Illustrator
8 9 (0.31%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 9 (0.31%) OmniGraffle
9 7 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
10 6 (0.20%) InVision
11 3 (0.10%) Chatbot
12 1 (0.034%) Fireworks
12 1 (0.034%) InDesign
12 1 (0.034%) Mingle
12 1 (0.034%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 55 (1.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 18 (0.61%) Dynamics AX
2 18 (0.61%) Oracle Applications
3 15 (0.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 13 (0.44%) Oracle BPM
5 11 (0.38%) Oracle EBS
5 11 (0.38%) Remedy ITSM
6 5 (0.17%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 5 (0.17%) Magento
6 5 (0.17%) SAP ERP
7 4 (0.14%) BusinessWorks
7 4 (0.14%) Fredhopper
7 4 (0.14%) Oracle ERP
7 4 (0.14%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 4 (0.14%) SAP PSCD
8 3 (0.10%) Dynamics NAV
8 3 (0.10%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 3 (0.10%) Unit4 Business World
8 3 (0.10%) Workday HCM
9 2 (0.068%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 124 (4.24%) Amazon AWS
2 114 (3.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 66 (2.25%) GitHub
4 48 (1.64%) PaaS
4 48 (1.64%) SaaS
5 40 (1.37%) IaaS
6 19 (0.65%) Google Analytics
7 15 (0.51%) Office 365
8 14 (0.48%) AWS Lambda
8 14 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
9 13 (0.44%) AWS CloudFormation
10 12 (0.41%) Amazon S3
11 11 (0.38%) AWS CloudTrail
12 8 (0.27%) Adobe Analytics
12 8 (0.27%) Google Play
12 8 (0.27%) OpenShift
13 7 (0.24%) Amazon Kinesis
14 6 (0.20%) Amazon EC2
14 6 (0.20%) Force.com
15 5 (0.17%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 80 (2.73%) HTTP
2 42 (1.43%) Internet
3 26 (0.89%) Firewall
4 25 (0.85%) Intranet
5 24 (0.82%) SSL
5 24 (0.82%) TCP/IP
6 15 (0.51%) LDAP
7 13 (0.44%) LAN
8 10 (0.34%) Cisco Nexus
8 10 (0.34%) DVB
9 9 (0.31%) DNS
10 7 (0.24%) 3G
10 7 (0.24%) 4G
10 7 (0.24%) Bluetooth
10 7 (0.24%) Extranet
10 7 (0.24%) Unified Communications
10 7 (0.24%) WAN
11 6 (0.20%) PuTTY
11 6 (0.20%) VoIP
11 6 (0.20%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 242 (8.27%) SQL Server
2 120 (4.10%) MongoDB
3 119 (4.07%) NoSQL
4 109 (3.72%) Oracle Database
5 98 (3.35%) MySQL
6 91 (3.11%) Big Data
6 91 (3.11%) Relational Database
7 79 (2.70%) Hadoop
8 78 (2.66%) Data Warehouse
9 59 (2.02%) Oracle Database 11g
10 45 (1.54%) PostgreSQL
11 34 (1.16%) Oracle Database 12c
11 34 (1.16%) RDBMS
12 31 (1.06%) Oracle BI EE
12 31 (1.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 30 (1.02%) Oracle Database 10g
14 29 (0.99%) HBase
15 28 (0.96%) SQL Server 2008
16 27 (0.92%) Apache Hive
17 26 (0.89%) Redis
Development Applications
1 380 (12.98%) Git (software)
2 336 (11.48%) JIRA
3 268 (9.16%) Selenium
4 246 (8.40%) Jenkins
5 145 (4.95%) Team Foundation Server
6 142 (4.85%) Cucumber
7 134 (4.58%) Maven
8 125 (4.27%) JUnit
9 107 (3.66%) Subversion
10 97 (3.31%) WebDriver
11 73 (2.49%) Gradle
11 73 (2.49%) Visual Studio
12 68 (2.32%) Eclipse
13 66 (2.25%) TeamCity
14 56 (1.91%) SpecFlow
15 50 (1.71%) Ant
16 49 (1.67%) Mockito
17 43 (1.47%) Grunt
18 42 (1.43%) Octopus Deploy
18 42 (1.43%) SoapUI
General
1 425 (14.52%) Finance
2 138 (4.71%) Banking
3 132 (4.51%) Telecoms
4 123 (4.20%) Publishing
5 116 (3.96%) Retail
6 69 (2.36%) Marketing
7 49 (1.67%) Advertising
8 43 (1.47%) Legal
9 29 (0.99%) Manufacturing
10 21 (0.72%) Automotive
11 18 (0.61%) Games
12 16 (0.55%) Electronics
13 13 (0.44%) Back Office
13 13 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
14 11 (0.38%) Local Government
15 9 (0.31%) German Language
15 9 (0.31%) Investment Banking
16 7 (0.24%) Billing
16 7 (0.24%) Financial Institution
16 7 (0.24%) Military
Job Titles
1 1202 (41.07%) Developer
2 372 (12.71%) Analyst
3 328 (11.21%) Java Developer
4 228 (7.79%) Business Analyst
5 211 (7.21%) .NET Developer
6 199 (6.80%) Project Manager
7 172 (5.88%) Architect
8 131 (4.48%) C# Developer
9 122 (4.17%) Designer
9 122 (4.17%) Scrum Master
10 120 (4.10%) Senior Developer
11 119 (4.07%) JavaScript Developer
12 118 (4.03%) Tester
13 110 (3.76%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 107 (3.66%) Agile Developer
15 89 (3.04%) C# .NET Developer
15 89 (3.04%) Test Analyst
16 88 (3.01%) Scala Developer
17 85 (2.90%) Software Engineer
18 71 (2.43%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 535 (18.28%) HTML
2 465 (15.89%) CSS
3 413 (14.11%) .NET
4 332 (11.34%) Web Services
5 279 (9.53%) Spring
6 275 (9.40%) XML
7 265 (9.05%) REST
8 260 (8.88%) AngularJS
9 228 (7.79%) HTML5
10 207 (7.07%) jQuery
11 188 (6.42%) RESTful
12 167 (5.71%) JSON
13 160 (5.47%) CSS3
14 156 (5.33%) SOAP
15 152 (5.19%) Node.js
16 131 (4.48%) ASP.NET
17 109 (3.72%) Hibernate
18 107 (3.66%) Java EE
19 92 (3.14%) ASP.NET Web API
20 90 (3.07%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 260 (8.88%) User Experience
2 184 (6.29%) Analytical Skills
3 122 (4.17%) Mobile App
4 73 (2.49%) Computer Science
5 47 (1.61%) Management Information System
6 40 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
7 35 (1.20%) Data Centre
8 26 (0.89%) Data Structures
9 25 (0.85%) Public Cloud
10 20 (0.68%) Virtual Team
11 19 (0.65%) Mobile Banking
12 17 (0.58%) Social Media
13 15 (0.51%) Client/Server
13 15 (0.51%) PMI
14 14 (0.48%) Algorithms
15 12 (0.41%) iPad
16 11 (0.38%) Animation
16 11 (0.38%) CMDB
16 11 (0.38%) Smart Meter
17 10 (0.34%) STB
Operating Systems
1 317 (10.83%) Linux
2 160 (5.47%) Unix
3 155 (5.30%) Windows
4 105 (3.59%) Android
5 62 (2.12%) Apple iOS
6 33 (1.13%) AIX
7 31 (1.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 22 (0.75%) Windows Server
9 16 (0.55%) Ubuntu
10 12 (0.41%) Mac OS X
10 12 (0.41%) Oracle Linux
11 8 (0.27%) Solaris
11 8 (0.27%) Windows Server 2008
12 7 (0.24%) Windows 10
13 4 (0.14%) CentOS
13 4 (0.14%) SUSE
14 3 (0.10%) Windows Embedded Compact
14 3 (0.10%) Windows Server 2012
15 2 (0.068%) VxWorks
15 2 (0.068%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 947 (32.35%) Scrum
2 517 (17.66%) TDD
3 381 (13.02%) Continuous Integration
4 304 (10.39%) BDD
5 303 (10.35%) Waterfall
6 272 (9.29%) MVC
7 257 (8.78%) Project Management
7 257 (8.78%) SDLC
8 243 (8.30%) DevOps
9 237 (8.10%) User Stories
10 230 (7.86%) Web Development
11 203 (6.94%) Stakeholder Management
12 198 (6.76%) Kanban
13 195 (6.66%) Software Engineering
14 169 (5.77%) Open Source
15 163 (5.57%) E-Commerce
16 152 (5.19%) Unit Testing
17 149 (5.09%) Business Intelligence
18 147 (5.02%) Front End Development
19 140 (4.78%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 735 (25.11%) Java
2 624 (21.32%) JavaScript
3 512 (17.49%) SQL
4 440 (15.03%) C#
5 219 (7.48%) Python
6 161 (5.50%) Scala
7 128 (4.37%) Ruby
8 104 (3.55%) C++
9 96 (3.28%) PL/SQL
10 93 (3.18%) PHP
11 88 (3.01%) Perl
12 73 (2.49%) C
13 65 (2.22%) Shell Script
14 59 (2.02%) PowerShell
15 53 (1.81%) Groovy
16 51 (1.74%) T-SQL
17 38 (1.30%) VB.NET
18 32 (1.09%) F#
18 32 (1.09%) TypeScript
19 24 (0.82%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 254 (8.68%) Security Cleared
2 228 (7.79%) Degree
3 188 (6.42%) SC Cleared
4 104 (3.55%) ISEB
5 61 (2.08%) ISTQB
6 54 (1.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 53 (1.81%) DV Cleared
8 27 (0.92%) PMI Certification
9 17 (0.58%) PMP
10 14 (0.48%) Microsoft Certification
10 14 (0.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 13 (0.44%) BPSS Clearance
12 10 (0.34%) CIPD
12 10 (0.34%) Cisco Certification
12 10 (0.34%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 8 (0.27%) ITIL Certification
14 7 (0.24%) Sun Certification
15 6 (0.20%) APMP
15 6 (0.20%) ISEB Practitioner
16 5 (0.17%) CGEIT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 151 (5.16%) QA
2 45 (1.54%) PMO
3 22 (0.75%) PCI DSS
4 16 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 16 (0.55%) SLA
5 15 (0.51%) SDET
6 14 (0.48%) Disclosure Scotland
7 12 (0.41%) Data Quality
8 10 (0.34%) WCAG
9 8 (0.27%) GDPR
10 4 (0.14%) PA-DSS
10 4 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 4 (0.14%) WAI
11 2 (0.068%) HL7
11 2 (0.068%) ISO 9000
11 2 (0.068%) ISO 9001
11 2 (0.068%) JSP 440
11 2 (0.068%) P3O
11 2 (0.068%) RMADS
12 1 (0.034%) COBIT
System Software
1 98 (3.35%) Docker
2 30 (1.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (0.61%) Active Directory
4 9 (0.31%) HDFS
4 9 (0.31%) VMware ESXi
5 8 (0.27%) Oracle RAC
5 8 (0.27%) Virtual Machines
6 6 (0.20%) Shibboleth
7 5 (0.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 5 (0.17%) Firmware
7 5 (0.17%) vCloud
7 5 (0.17%) vSphere
8 3 (0.10%) Hyper-V
9 2 (0.068%) Apache Flume
9 2 (0.068%) Varnish
10 1 (0.034%) Xen
Systems Management
1 75 (2.56%) Puppet
2 42 (1.43%) Opscode Chef
3 31 (1.06%) Ansible
4 25 (0.85%) HP Quality Center
5 14 (0.48%) Kibana
6 11 (0.38%) Kubernetes
7 9 (0.31%) Grafana
8 8 (0.27%) AirWatch
8 8 (0.27%) logstash
8 8 (0.27%) Terraform
9 7 (0.24%) Hadoop YARN
9 7 (0.24%) WebSphere Cast Iron
10 6 (0.20%) CA Spectrum
10 6 (0.20%) Norton AntiVirus
10 6 (0.20%) TeamSite
11 5 (0.17%) Mesos
11 5 (0.17%) Oozie
11 5 (0.17%) SCCM
11 5 (0.17%) SCOM
12 4 (0.14%) Rsyslog
Vendors
1 334 (11.41%) Oracle
2 289 (9.87%) Microsoft
3 66 (2.25%) SAP
4 60 (2.05%) HP
5 58 (1.98%) VMware
6 47 (1.61%) Google
7 44 (1.50%) Salesforce.com
8 40 (1.37%) Adobe
8 40 (1.37%) Talend
9 39 (1.33%) Red Hat
10 37 (1.26%) ServiceNow
11 35 (1.20%) CA
12 29 (0.99%) Atlassian
12 29 (0.99%) Remedy
13 27 (0.92%) Cisco
13 27 (0.92%) Splunk
14 26 (0.89%) Xamarin
15 24 (0.82%) CA Agile Central
16 22 (0.75%) IBM
17 20 (0.68%) BMC
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £350 - £425 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Oscar
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Ping IT Recruitment ltd
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
MAPP - IT, Digital, Broadcasting & Media Recruitment Specialists
Rate: From £400 to £415 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Austin Fraser
Rate: £475 - £500 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Colston Consulting
Rate: £400 - £460 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Hampshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 3 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £200 - £270 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
IntaPeople
Rate: £450 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
Middlesex
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Rate: Unspecified £Negotiable/Flexible
Posted: 3 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £454.77 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 6 days ago
Middlesex
TEKsystems
Rate: £475 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Rullion
Posted: 5 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Rate: From £400 to £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £475 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Rullion
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Contingency Team
Posted: 6 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 - £470 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Rullion
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxfordshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £505 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Gatwick, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Competitive Day Rate
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
MA Associates Worldwide
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Masento
Rate: From £500 to £600 per day all inclusive
Posted: 3 days ago