The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the South East region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 30 36 32
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -4
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 496 390 421
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 5.41% 4.61% 4.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.44% 6.56% 6.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 316 254 273
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £290 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £340
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +6.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 4
Average hourly rate £28.75 £43.75 £40.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.28% +7.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.75 £35.00 £36.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.75 £50.00 £51.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £40.00 £37.25
% change year-on-year
-4.37% +7.38%
Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6664 5946 6806
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 72.64% 70.23% 68.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 3661 3169 3242
Average daily rate £375 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 247 260 316
Average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.90 £13.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Agile Software Development
England

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 25 July 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
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 25 July 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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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 +14 145 £363 -9.37% 45
Hampshire -8 103 £365 +4.28% 48
Surrey +13 100 £400 - 72
Buckinghamshire +1 74 £364 -1.68% 19
Kent +13 19 £350 - 6
Oxfordshire +2 16 £394 +15.80% 23
Middlesex +7 15 £270 -5.67% 1
East Sussex -14 13 £325 -10.34% 14
West Sussex -15 9 £415 +27.69% 6
Home Counties +1 6 - -
Sussex - 3 £400 -
Agile Software Development
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 305 (30.41%) Scrum
2 258 (25.72%) .NET
3 227 (22.63%) C#
4 196 (19.54%) JavaScript
5 194 (19.34%) HTML
6 174 (17.35%) Finance
7 171 (17.05%) TDD
8 170 (16.95%) Java
9 168 (16.75%) CSS
10 163 (16.25%) SQL
11 149 (14.86%) SQL Server
12 134 (13.36%) Web Services
13 133 (13.26%) MVC
14 131 (13.06%) jQuery
15 127 (12.66%) Microsoft
16 126 (12.56%) OO
17 122 (12.16%) ASP.NET
18 119 (11.86%) Continuous Integration
19 112 (11.17%) BDD
19 112 (11.17%) Visual Studio
20 108 (10.77%) Oracle
21 99 (9.87%) Team Foundation Server
22 98 (9.77%) E-Commerce
23 94 (9.37%) Project Management
24 89 (8.87%) XML
25 86 (8.57%) HTML5
26 85 (8.47%) WCF
26 85 (8.47%) Mobile App
27 84 (8.37%) Windows
27 84 (8.37%) Software Engineering

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 41 (4.09%) SharePoint
2 33 (3.29%) CMS
3 31 (3.09%) Apache
4 25 (2.49%) WebSphere
5 22 (2.19%) Tomcat
5 22 (2.19%) IIS
6 19 (1.89%) BizTalk Server
6 19 (1.89%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 16 (1.60%) Confluence
8 12 (1.20%) SharePoint 2010
9 11 (1.10%) WebLogic
10 10 (1.00%) Drupal
11 8 (0.80%) Node.js
12 7 (0.70%) SharePoint 2013
13 6 (0.60%) SharePoint Server
14 5 (0.50%) IBM Notes
15 4 (0.40%) Content Management Server
15 4 (0.40%) Mule
15 4 (0.40%) Apache Solr
16 3 (0.30%) TeamSite
Applications
1 43 (4.29%) MS Excel
2 29 (2.89%) MS Office
3 21 (2.09%) Photoshop
4 18 (1.79%) MS Project
5 12 (1.20%) MS Visio
6 8 (0.80%) OmniGraffle
7 6 (0.60%) MS PowerPoint
8 5 (0.50%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.100%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 13 (1.30%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (0.40%) WebTrends
3 4 (0.40%) Google Analytics
3 4 (0.40%) Magento
4 2 (0.20%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.100%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 26 (2.59%) SaaS
2 21 (2.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (1.50%) Amazon EC2
4 14 (1.40%) Amazon AWS
5 10 (1.00%) Office 365
6 6 (0.60%) IaaS
6 6 (0.60%) PaaS
7 5 (0.50%) Amazon S3
8 4 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (0.30%) Force.com
10 1 (0.100%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 22 (2.19%) HTTP
2 20 (1.99%) Internet
3 6 (0.60%) TCP/IP
4 5 (0.50%) DNS
4 5 (0.50%) NFC
5 4 (0.40%) AMQP
5 4 (0.40%) SAN
5 4 (0.40%) VPN
6 3 (0.30%) LDAP
6 3 (0.30%) ATM
6 3 (0.30%) PBX
6 3 (0.30%) VoIP
6 3 (0.30%) Intranet
6 3 (0.30%) Asterisk PBX
7 2 (0.20%) MVNO
7 2 (0.20%) Firewall
8 1 (0.100%) NAS
8 1 (0.100%) WAN
8 1 (0.100%) Bluetooth
8 1 (0.100%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 149 (14.86%) SQL Server
2 76 (7.58%) MySQL
3 55 (5.48%) SQL Server 2008
4 40 (3.99%) Oracle Database
5 22 (2.19%) PostgreSQL
6 21 (2.09%) Data Warehouse
6 21 (2.09%) Oracle Database 11g
7 20 (1.99%) NoSQL
7 20 (1.99%) Relational Database
8 18 (1.79%) Big Data
9 17 (1.69%) DB2
9 17 (1.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 16 (1.60%) SQL Server 2012
10 16 (1.60%) MongoDB
11 14 (1.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 13 (1.30%) Hadoop
13 10 (1.00%) RDBMS
14 9 (0.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 8 (0.80%) Apache Hive
16 7 (0.70%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 112 (11.17%) Visual Studio
2 99 (9.87%) Team Foundation Server
3 81 (8.08%) Selenium
4 61 (6.08%) Git (software)
5 57 (5.68%) Jenkins
6 54 (5.38%) Subversion
7 47 (4.69%) JIRA
8 41 (4.09%) JUnit
9 34 (3.39%) Maven
10 33 (3.29%) WebDriver
11 30 (2.99%) NUnit
11 30 (2.99%) Eclipse
12 25 (2.49%) Axure RP
13 24 (2.39%) SoapUI
14 21 (2.09%) Cucumber
15 16 (1.60%) PHPUnit
16 14 (1.40%) JMeter
17 12 (1.20%) Appcelerator Titanium
17 12 (1.20%) Jasmine
17 12 (1.20%) Grunt
General
1 174 (17.35%) Finance
2 59 (5.88%) Retail
3 35 (3.49%) Telecoms
4 32 (3.19%) Marketing
5 24 (2.39%) Automotive
6 15 (1.50%) Banking
6 15 (1.50%) Publishing
7 12 (1.20%) Back Office
8 9 (0.90%) Manufacturing
8 9 (0.90%) Advertising
9 8 (0.80%) Spanish Language
10 7 (0.70%) Billing
10 7 (0.70%) Games
10 7 (0.70%) Financial Institution
11 6 (0.60%) Military
12 5 (0.50%) Electronics
13 4 (0.40%) Legal
13 4 (0.40%) French Language
13 4 (0.40%) Italian Language
14 3 (0.30%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 407 (40.58%) Developer
2 196 (19.54%) Analyst
3 125 (12.46%) Business Analyst
4 92 (9.17%) .NET Developer
5 84 (8.37%) Project Manager
6 58 (5.78%) Web Developer
7 56 (5.58%) Test Analyst
8 53 (5.28%) Senior Developer
9 50 (4.99%) ScrumMaster
10 48 (4.79%) Agile Business Analyst
11 46 (4.59%) Java Developer
12 43 (4.29%) Architect
13 41 (4.09%) Front-End Developer
14 38 (3.79%) Software Engineer
15 37 (3.69%) PHP Developer
16 32 (3.19%) Designer
17 30 (2.99%) Tester
18 26 (2.59%) Consultant
18 26 (2.59%) C# Developer
19 25 (2.49%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 258 (25.72%) .NET
2 194 (19.34%) HTML
3 168 (16.75%) CSS
4 134 (13.36%) Web Services
5 131 (13.06%) jQuery
6 122 (12.16%) ASP.NET
7 89 (8.87%) XML
8 86 (8.57%) HTML5
9 85 (8.47%) WCF
10 68 (6.78%) Spring
11 59 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
12 54 (5.38%) SOAP
13 53 (5.28%) CSS3
14 42 (4.19%) .NET Framework
15 40 (3.99%) Hibernate
15 40 (3.99%) J2EE
16 37 (3.69%) Ajax
16 37 (3.69%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
17 33 (3.29%) RESTful
18 30 (2.99%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 85 (8.47%) Mobile App
2 44 (4.39%) Open Source
3 34 (3.39%) Computer Science
4 23 (2.29%) iPad
5 20 (1.99%) Client/Server
6 18 (1.79%) Visualisation
7 16 (1.60%) Data Integration
8 15 (1.50%) Management Information System
9 14 (1.40%) N-Tier
10 13 (1.30%) iPhone
11 10 (1.00%) Enterprise Software
12 9 (0.90%) DataPower
12 9 (0.90%) W3C
12 9 (0.90%) Blog
13 8 (0.80%) Social Media
14 7 (0.70%) Wiki
14 7 (0.70%) Smartphone
15 6 (0.60%) Inversion of Control
15 6 (0.60%) Xbox
16 5 (0.50%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 84 (8.37%) Windows
2 72 (7.18%) Linux
3 71 (7.08%) Apple iOS
4 60 (5.98%) Android
5 44 (4.39%) UNIX
6 15 (1.50%) Windows Server 2012
7 13 (1.30%) Oracle Linux
8 11 (1.10%) Solaris
9 9 (0.90%) AIX
10 8 (0.80%) CentOS
11 7 (0.70%) Windows Server 2008
12 3 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (0.30%) Windows NT
12 3 (0.30%) Windows Server 2003
13 2 (0.20%) Windows 7
13 2 (0.20%) Windows Phone
13 2 (0.20%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.100%) BlackBerry OS
14 1 (0.100%) SUSE
14 1 (0.100%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 305 (30.41%) Scrum
2 171 (17.05%) TDD
3 133 (13.26%) MVC
4 126 (12.56%) OO
5 119 (11.86%) Continuous Integration
6 112 (11.17%) BDD
7 98 (9.77%) E-Commerce
8 94 (9.37%) Project Management
9 84 (8.37%) Software Engineering
10 81 (8.08%) User Stories
11 76 (7.58%) Web Development
12 66 (6.58%) PRINCE2
13 60 (5.98%) Waterfall
14 57 (5.68%) SOA
15 56 (5.58%) Unit Testing
16 54 (5.38%) Business Analysis
17 51 (5.08%) Kanban
18 48 (4.79%) Automated Testing
19 46 (4.59%) Stakeholder Management
20 44 (4.39%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 227 (22.63%) C#
2 196 (19.54%) JavaScript
3 170 (16.95%) Java
4 163 (16.25%) SQL
5 64 (6.38%) PHP
6 36 (3.59%) C
7 34 (3.39%) T-SQL
8 31 (3.09%) Python
9 26 (2.59%) C++
10 25 (2.49%) Ruby
11 23 (2.29%) PL/SQL
12 21 (2.09%) PHP5
13 20 (1.99%) VB.NET
14 19 (1.89%) Shell Script
15 18 (1.79%) Objective-C
15 18 (1.79%) Perl
16 9 (0.90%) VBScript
16 9 (0.90%) VB
17 8 (0.80%) Bash Shell
18 7 (0.70%) R
Qualifications
1 52 (5.18%) Degree
2 43 (4.29%) ISEB
3 40 (3.99%) Security Cleared
4 25 (2.49%) SC Cleared
5 19 (1.89%) ISTQB
6 12 (1.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 10 (1.00%) ITIL Certification
8 9 (0.90%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 8 (0.80%) PMI Certification
10 7 (0.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 6 (0.60%) Sun Certification
12 4 (0.40%) IBM Certification
13 3 (0.30%) OCPJP
13 3 (0.30%) BC Cleared
14 2 (0.20%) DV Cleared
14 2 (0.20%) PgMP
14 2 (0.20%) APMP
14 2 (0.20%) CISM
14 2 (0.20%) PMP
14 2 (0.20%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (6.78%) QA
2 8 (0.80%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.30%) WCAG
4 1 (0.100%) SLA
4 1 (0.100%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.100%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.100%) Solvency II
System Software
1 7 (0.70%) Oracle RAC
1 7 (0.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (0.40%) Hyper-V
2 4 (0.40%) vSphere
2 4 (0.40%) VirtualBox
2 4 (0.40%) vCloud
3 3 (0.30%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.20%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.100%) Docker
Systems Management
1 33 (3.29%) Puppet
2 22 (2.19%) HP Quality Center
3 19 (1.89%) Vagrant
4 12 (1.20%) Opscode Chef
5 9 (0.90%) SCCM
6 4 (0.40%) Ansible
7 3 (0.30%) YUM
8 1 (0.100%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 1 (0.100%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 127 (12.66%) Microsoft
2 108 (10.77%) Oracle
3 29 (2.89%) Adobe
3 29 (2.89%) Salesforce.com
4 27 (2.69%) SAP
5 26 (2.59%) HP
6 24 (2.39%) IBM
7 13 (1.30%) VMware
7 13 (1.30%) hybris
8 12 (1.20%) Apple
9 11 (1.10%) Appcelerator
9 11 (1.10%) Google
10 10 (1.00%) Teradata
10 10 (1.00%) Zend
10 10 (1.00%) Metastorm
10 10 (1.00%) ATG
11 9 (0.90%) ServiceNow
12 7 (0.70%) Twitter
12 7 (0.70%) Ab Initio
12 7 (0.70%) Informatica
South East
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Staines, Middlesex
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £300 - £325 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £250 to £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day plus Flexible working hours
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £380.00 - £420.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 Per Day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £400 - £440 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Middlesex
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
ITF Solutions
Rate: £345 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
Venn Group - UK
Posted: 4 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Weybridge, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Epsom, Surrey
Vadis People
Rate: £400 to £425 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Surrey
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago