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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 5 8 11
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +3
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 1390 1060 852
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 14.55% 11.55% 10.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 18.80% 15.54% 14.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 924 682 537
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 15 17
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.30 £25.80 £23.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.25 £59.50 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.02% +2.85%
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
7392 6819 6075
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 77.38% 74.32% 71.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 4444 3742 3240
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £243 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 238 252 273
Average hourly rate £23.88 £25.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.50% -13.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.82 £12.85 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.98 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+11.21% -12.98%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 29 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +6 321 £373 +2.05% 95
Berkshire 0 290 £400 +14.28% 105
Surrey +2 217 £416 +6.73% 96
Buckinghamshire 0 152 £400 +5.96% 36
Oxfordshire +14 144 £403 +7.33% 36
West Sussex +13 113 £375 -11.76% 34
East Sussex +3 72 £375 -11.76% 25
Kent 0 44 £355 -5.33% 29
Middlesex -1 20 £415 -5.14% 1
Sussex +7 8 £400 -
Home Counties 0 1 - -
Isle of Wight - 1 £220 - 1
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 29 July 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.

1 845 (32.28%) Scrum
2 552 (21.08%) JavaScript
3 534 (20.40%) TDD
4 513 (19.60%) .NET
5 502 (19.17%) HTML
6 500 (19.10%) C#
7 487 (18.60%) Java
8 452 (17.27%) Finance
9 421 (16.08%) SQL
10 410 (15.66%) CSS
11 329 (12.57%) Waterfall
12 318 (12.15%) Web Services
13 306 (11.69%) Oracle
14 305 (11.65%) SQL Server
15 301 (11.50%) Project Management
16 290 (11.08%) Microsoft
17 274 (10.47%) Continuous Integration
18 269 (10.28%) MVC
19 268 (10.24%) Linux
20 262 (10.01%) ASP.NET
21 257 (9.82%) BDD
22 254 (9.70%) AngularJS
23 244 (9.32%) Selenium
24 238 (9.09%) jQuery
25 236 (9.01%) PRINCE2
26 219 (8.37%) Git (software)
27 211 (8.06%) XML
28 204 (7.79%) Windows
29 198 (7.56%) HTML5
30 197 (7.52%) Jenkins

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 87 (3.32%) Node.js
2 77 (2.94%) WebSphere
3 75 (2.86%) SharePoint
4 73 (2.79%) Apache
5 72 (2.75%) CMS
6 48 (1.83%) WebLogic
7 45 (1.72%) JBoss
8 42 (1.60%) Confluence
9 35 (1.34%) IIS
10 34 (1.30%) Tomcat
11 29 (1.11%) SharePoint 2013
12 25 (0.95%) Drupal
13 22 (0.84%) BizTalk Server
13 22 (0.84%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 18 (0.69%) Umbraco
15 15 (0.57%) Oracle Spatial
15 15 (0.57%) Commerce Server
16 14 (0.53%) WebSphere Application Server
16 14 (0.53%) OpenStack
16 14 (0.53%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 139 (5.31%) MS Excel
2 79 (3.02%) MS Office
3 65 (2.48%) MS Project
4 39 (1.49%) MS Visio
5 24 (0.92%) MS PowerPoint
6 15 (0.57%) RoboHelp
6 15 (0.57%) FrameMaker
7 7 (0.27%) InfoPath
8 6 (0.23%) Photoshop
9 5 (0.19%) PowerPivot
9 5 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 4 (0.15%) OmniGraffle
11 3 (0.11%) Open Workbench
11 3 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
12 2 (0.076%) Adobe Illustrator
13 1 (0.038%) Adobe Premiere
13 1 (0.038%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 25 (0.95%) Dynamics CRM
2 24 (0.92%) Magento
3 16 (0.61%) Oracle BPM
3 16 (0.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 6 (0.23%) WebTrends
4 6 (0.23%) BusinessWorks
4 6 (0.23%) Primavera
5 4 (0.15%) SAP ERP
5 4 (0.15%) Adobe Campaign
5 4 (0.15%) Optimost
5 4 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
6 3 (0.11%) Fredhopper
6 3 (0.11%) Visualfiles
7 2 (0.076%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.076%) AWD
7 2 (0.076%) Unica
7 2 (0.076%) Oracle Applications
7 2 (0.076%) SAP CRM
8 1 (0.038%) SAP FI/CO
8 1 (0.038%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 88 (3.36%) Amazon AWS
2 71 (2.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 29 (1.11%) SaaS
4 15 (0.57%) AWS CloudFormation
5 14 (0.53%) Google Analytics
6 13 (0.50%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 12 (0.46%) Amazon SQS
8 10 (0.38%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 10 (0.38%) GitHub
8 10 (0.38%) IaaS
9 9 (0.34%) Office 365
9 9 (0.34%) PaaS
9 9 (0.34%) Heroku
10 8 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
11 7 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
12 5 (0.19%) Boomi
13 3 (0.11%) Force.com
13 3 (0.11%) Adobe Analytics
14 2 (0.076%) Yammer
15 1 (0.038%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 86 (3.28%) Internet
2 56 (2.14%) HTTP
3 24 (0.92%) TCP/IP
4 17 (0.65%) LDAP
5 16 (0.61%) SAN
5 16 (0.61%) Intranet
5 16 (0.61%) Firewall
6 11 (0.42%) VPN
6 11 (0.42%) DNS
6 11 (0.42%) LAN
6 11 (0.42%) WAN
7 10 (0.38%) Network Security
7 10 (0.38%) iSCSI
8 9 (0.34%) FCoE
8 9 (0.34%) Fibre Channel
9 8 (0.31%) DAB
9 8 (0.31%) SSH
10 7 (0.27%) UMTS
10 7 (0.27%) ATM
11 6 (0.23%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 305 (11.65%) SQL Server
2 106 (4.05%) Relational Database
3 105 (4.01%) MySQL
4 80 (3.06%) Data Warehouse
5 64 (2.44%) Oracle Database
6 62 (2.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 60 (2.29%) PostgreSQL
8 56 (2.14%) DB2
9 51 (1.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 50 (1.91%) MongoDB
11 49 (1.87%) NoSQL
12 48 (1.83%) SQL Server 2012
13 44 (1.68%) Hadoop
13 44 (1.68%) Big Data
14 42 (1.60%) SQL Server 2008
15 41 (1.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 26 (0.99%) RDBMS
17 24 (0.92%) Apache Cassandra
18 22 (0.84%) Oracle BI EE
19 21 (0.80%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 244 (9.32%) Selenium
2 219 (8.37%) Git (software)
3 197 (7.52%) Jenkins
4 184 (7.03%) JIRA
5 169 (6.46%) Subversion
6 123 (4.70%) Team Foundation Server
7 122 (4.66%) Cucumber
8 117 (4.47%) Visual Studio
9 101 (3.86%) JUnit
10 85 (3.25%) Maven
11 83 (3.17%) WebDriver
12 47 (1.80%) SoapUI
13 46 (1.76%) Eclipse
14 44 (1.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 43 (1.64%) Ant
16 40 (1.53%) HP UFT
17 37 (1.41%) NUnit
17 37 (1.41%) TeamCity
18 36 (1.38%) JMeter
19 25 (0.95%) PHPUnit
General
1 452 (17.27%) Finance
2 142 (5.42%) Telecoms
3 111 (4.24%) Retail
4 92 (3.51%) Marketing
5 78 (2.98%) Banking
6 49 (1.87%) Publishing
7 46 (1.76%) Games
8 30 (1.15%) Manufacturing
9 28 (1.07%) Automotive
10 20 (0.76%) Billing
11 17 (0.65%) Electronics
12 16 (0.61%) Legal
13 14 (0.53%) Military
14 10 (0.38%) Back Office
14 10 (0.38%) German Language
15 8 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
16 7 (0.27%) Investment Banking
17 6 (0.23%) Retail Banking
17 6 (0.23%) Multimedia
17 6 (0.23%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 1008 (38.50%) Developer
2 509 (19.44%) Analyst
3 278 (10.62%) Project Manager
4 263 (10.05%) Business Analyst
5 194 (7.41%) .NET Developer
6 143 (5.46%) Test Analyst
7 140 (5.35%) Java Developer
8 135 (5.16%) C# Developer
9 132 (5.04%) Architect
10 97 (3.71%) Senior Developer
10 97 (3.71%) C# .NET Developer
11 84 (3.21%) Tester
12 80 (3.06%) Agile Business Analyst
13 72 (2.75%) Web Developer
14 67 (2.56%) ScrumMaster
15 65 (2.48%) Software Engineer
16 63 (2.41%) Designer
17 60 (2.29%) PHP Developer
18 59 (2.25%) Solutions Architect
18 59 (2.25%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 513 (19.60%) .NET
2 502 (19.17%) HTML
3 410 (15.66%) CSS
4 318 (12.15%) Web Services
5 262 (10.01%) ASP.NET
6 254 (9.70%) AngularJS
7 238 (9.09%) jQuery
8 211 (8.06%) XML
9 198 (7.56%) HTML5
10 159 (6.07%) SOAP
11 152 (5.81%) REST
12 141 (5.39%) JSON
13 139 (5.31%) RESTful
14 133 (5.08%) ASP.NET MVC
15 120 (4.58%) CSS3
16 116 (4.43%) WCF
17 112 (4.28%) Spring
18 100 (3.82%) .NET Framework
19 76 (2.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 74 (2.83%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 193 (7.37%) User Experience
2 163 (6.23%) Analytical Skills
3 120 (4.58%) Mobile App
4 62 (2.37%) Computer Science
5 55 (2.10%) Management Information System
6 49 (1.87%) Enterprise Software
7 32 (1.22%) Data Centre
8 29 (1.11%) Data Integration
9 28 (1.07%) iPhone
10 26 (0.99%) DataPower
10 26 (0.99%) Visualisation
10 26 (0.99%) PMI
11 25 (0.95%) GIS
12 24 (0.92%) Social Media
13 20 (0.76%) N-Tier
14 19 (0.73%) Client/Server
14 19 (0.73%) DTV
14 19 (0.73%) iPad
15 15 (0.57%) Online Games
15 15 (0.57%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 268 (10.24%) Linux
2 204 (7.79%) Windows
3 163 (6.23%) UNIX
4 98 (3.74%) Apple iOS
5 83 (3.17%) Android
6 33 (1.26%) AIX
7 25 (0.95%) Mac OS X
8 21 (0.80%) Solaris
9 17 (0.65%) Windows Server 2012
10 16 (0.61%) Windows Server 2008
11 12 (0.46%) CentOS
12 10 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 7 (0.27%) Windows 7
13 7 (0.27%) Windows 8
13 7 (0.27%) Windows Phone
14 5 (0.19%) Oracle Linux
15 4 (0.15%) Windows NT
15 4 (0.15%) Windows Server 2003
16 3 (0.11%) BlackBerry OS
16 3 (0.11%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 845 (32.28%) Scrum
2 534 (20.40%) TDD
3 329 (12.57%) Waterfall
4 301 (11.50%) Project Management
5 274 (10.47%) Continuous Integration
6 269 (10.28%) MVC
7 257 (9.82%) BDD
8 236 (9.01%) PRINCE2
9 196 (7.49%) OO
10 194 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
11 189 (7.22%) E-Commerce
12 172 (6.57%) Software Engineering
13 169 (6.46%) User Stories
14 146 (5.58%) SOA
15 139 (5.31%) Business Intelligence
16 134 (5.12%) SDLC
17 133 (5.08%) Web Development
18 132 (5.04%) Automated Testing
19 128 (4.89%) Business Analysis
20 117 (4.47%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 552 (21.08%) JavaScript
2 500 (19.10%) C#
3 487 (18.60%) Java
4 421 (16.08%) SQL
5 153 (5.84%) Python
6 114 (4.35%) PHP
7 84 (3.21%) Ruby
8 81 (3.09%) C++
9 68 (2.60%) C
10 59 (2.25%) T-SQL
11 53 (2.02%) PowerShell
12 51 (1.95%) Shell Script
12 51 (1.95%) Objective-C
13 50 (1.91%) Perl
14 48 (1.83%) PL/SQL
15 31 (1.18%) VB
16 24 (0.92%) Scala
17 18 (0.69%) VBScript
18 16 (0.61%) PHP5
19 15 (0.57%) C++/CLI
Qualifications
1 182 (6.95%) Security Cleared
2 131 (5.00%) Degree
3 117 (4.47%) SC Cleared
4 96 (3.67%) ISEB
5 55 (2.10%) ISTQB
6 40 (1.53%) PMI Certification
7 36 (1.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 29 (1.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 27 (1.03%) PMP
10 24 (0.92%) Microsoft Certification
10 24 (0.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 17 (0.65%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 13 (0.50%) DV Cleared
13 10 (0.38%) Cisco Certification
14 9 (0.34%) MCTS
15 8 (0.31%) IBM Certification
16 7 (0.27%) CISM
16 7 (0.27%) CISSP
16 7 (0.27%) MCSA
17 6 (0.23%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 153 (5.84%) QA
2 22 (0.84%) SLA
3 19 (0.73%) Data Quality
4 11 (0.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 7 (0.27%) PCI DSS
6 5 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (0.11%) HL7
7 3 (0.11%) P3O
8 2 (0.076%) DO-178B
8 2 (0.076%) ISO 8583
9 1 (0.038%) Solvency II
9 1 (0.038%) COBIT
9 1 (0.038%) GAAP
9 1 (0.038%) TickIT
9 1 (0.038%) GAMP
9 1 (0.038%) ISO 9000
9 1 (0.038%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.038%) GxP
System Software
1 35 (1.34%) VMware Infrastructure
2 25 (0.95%) Docker
3 18 (0.69%) Active Directory
4 12 (0.46%) Hyper-V
5 6 (0.23%) vSphere
6 5 (0.19%) iptables
6 5 (0.19%) VirtualBox
7 3 (0.11%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (0.11%) Firmware
8 2 (0.076%) Shibboleth
8 2 (0.076%) Varnish
9 1 (0.038%) XenServer
9 1 (0.038%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.038%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.038%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.038%) NFS
Systems Management
1 80 (3.06%) Puppet
2 45 (1.72%) HP Quality Center
3 26 (0.99%) Opscode Chef
4 23 (0.88%) Vagrant
5 12 (0.46%) Ansible
6 11 (0.42%) Oracle Identity Management
7 10 (0.38%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 7 (0.27%) Oracle RMAN
9 6 (0.23%) Netcool
9 6 (0.23%) SCCM
10 4 (0.15%) BMC PATROL
11 3 (0.11%) AirWatch
11 3 (0.11%) CloudHub
11 3 (0.11%) Data Guard
12 2 (0.076%) SELinux
12 2 (0.076%) Mesos
12 2 (0.076%) OpenAM
13 1 (0.038%) Forefront Identity Manager
13 1 (0.038%) WebInspect
13 1 (0.038%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 306 (11.69%) Oracle
2 290 (11.08%) Microsoft
3 73 (2.79%) IBM
4 53 (2.02%) VMware
5 49 (1.87%) SAP
6 42 (1.60%) Adobe
7 38 (1.45%) HP
8 36 (1.38%) Informatica
9 33 (1.26%) Apple
10 31 (1.18%) Salesforce.com
11 25 (0.95%) Ab Initio
11 25 (0.95%) Google
11 25 (0.95%) Zend
12 24 (0.92%) Telerik
13 19 (0.73%) Red Hat
13 19 (0.73%) Cognos
14 18 (0.69%) TIBCO
14 18 (0.69%) Sitecore
15 17 (0.65%) Atlassian
15 17 (0.65%) Cisco
Cobham, Surrey
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 57 minutes ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Uniting Ambition
Rate: £325 - 400 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 17 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 19 hours ago
Surrey
Synergize Consulting
Rate: Up to £400 per day DOE
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
Agile Recruitment
Rate: based on experience
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
ComputAppoint
Rate: £480 - £530 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Reigate, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £550 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Rate: £450 - £525 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Ryde, Isle of Wight
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Egham, Surrey
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Egham, Surrey
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £250 to £400 per day - 6 Months Contract
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Up to £380 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
Clearwater People Solutions
Rate: £400 - £450 Per Day
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £400 to £5,000 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Franklin Bates
Rate: From £550 to £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago