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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 31 33 32
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 506 468 420
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 5.45% 5.28% 4.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.52% 7.34% 6.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 315 295 282
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 £280 £288 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £353 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.38% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 6
Average hourly rate £28.75 £45.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.11% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.75 £35.00 £29.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.75 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+48.64% +2.77%
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
6729 6375 6950
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 72.52% 71.86% 70.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 3766 3478 3316
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
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 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 256 251 328
Average hourly rate £20.25 £26.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.58% -18.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.62
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 +3 129 £375 -6.25% 41
Hampshire -4 113 £365 +4.28% 55
Surrey +15 99 £383 +2.00% 61
Buckinghamshire -4 79 £388 +1.63% 21
Oxfordshire +6 21 £360 +6.27% 19
Kent +5 18 £350 +7.69% 7
East Sussex -9 16 £338 -10.00% 16
Middlesex +2 11 £270 -10.00% 3
West Sussex -12 11 £320 -1.53% 6
Home Counties 0 8 - -
Sussex - 4 £400 -
Agile Software Development
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 308 (31.36%) Scrum
2 251 (25.56%) .NET
3 221 (22.51%) C#
4 192 (19.55%) HTML
4 192 (19.55%) JavaScript
5 178 (18.13%) Java
6 173 (17.62%) TDD
7 171 (17.41%) SQL
8 162 (16.50%) Finance
9 160 (16.29%) CSS
10 156 (15.89%) SQL Server
11 152 (15.48%) Web Services
12 140 (14.26%) MVC
13 126 (12.83%) jQuery
14 123 (12.53%) OO
15 122 (12.42%) Continuous Integration
16 116 (11.81%) Microsoft
17 113 (11.51%) ASP.NET
18 110 (11.20%) BDD
19 109 (11.10%) XML
20 108 (11.00%) Visual Studio
21 106 (10.79%) E-Commerce
22 104 (10.59%) Oracle
23 93 (9.47%) Team Foundation Server
24 90 (9.16%) User Stories
25 88 (8.96%) Selenium
26 87 (8.86%) Project Management
26 87 (8.86%) Software Engineering
27 86 (8.76%) HTML5
28 85 (8.66%) WCF

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 39 (3.97%) Apache
2 35 (3.56%) CMS
3 31 (3.16%) SharePoint
4 23 (2.34%) Tomcat
5 22 (2.24%) Confluence
6 19 (1.93%) IIS
6 19 (1.93%) WebSphere
7 18 (1.83%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 18 (1.83%) BizTalk Server
8 12 (1.22%) SharePoint 2010
9 11 (1.12%) Drupal
10 9 (0.92%) WebLogic
10 9 (0.92%) Node.js
11 8 (0.81%) SharePoint Server
12 7 (0.71%) SharePoint 2013
13 6 (0.61%) Apache Solr
14 5 (0.51%) IBM Notes
14 5 (0.51%) Liferay
15 4 (0.41%) Mule
15 4 (0.41%) Content Management Server
Applications
1 44 (4.48%) MS Excel
2 28 (2.85%) MS Office
3 24 (2.44%) Photoshop
4 16 (1.63%) MS Visio
4 16 (1.63%) MS Project
5 8 (0.81%) MS PowerPoint
6 5 (0.51%) Adobe Illustrator
7 4 (0.41%) OmniGraffle
8 2 (0.20%) InfoPath
9 1 (0.10%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 9 (0.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (0.41%) Magento
3 4 (0.41%) Google Analytics
3 4 (0.41%) SAP ERP
3 4 (0.41%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.10%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.10%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 26 (2.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 23 (2.34%) SaaS
3 19 (1.93%) Amazon AWS
4 13 (1.32%) Amazon EC2
5 10 (1.02%) Office 365
6 6 (0.61%) PaaS
6 6 (0.61%) IaaS
7 5 (0.51%) Amazon S3
8 3 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (0.31%) Force.com
9 2 (0.20%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 25 (2.55%) HTTP
2 21 (2.14%) Internet
3 5 (0.51%) TCP/IP
3 5 (0.51%) DNS
3 5 (0.51%) NFC
4 4 (0.41%) Asterisk PBX
4 4 (0.41%) AMQP
4 4 (0.41%) Intranet
4 4 (0.41%) PBX
4 4 (0.41%) VoIP
5 3 (0.31%) ATM
5 3 (0.31%) MVNO
5 3 (0.31%) NGN
5 3 (0.31%) Network Security
6 2 (0.20%) SAN
6 2 (0.20%) Firewall
6 2 (0.20%) SSL
6 2 (0.20%) VPN
7 1 (0.10%) Bluetooth
7 1 (0.10%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 156 (15.89%) SQL Server
2 67 (6.82%) MySQL
3 56 (5.70%) SQL Server 2008
4 42 (4.28%) Oracle Database
5 26 (2.65%) PostgreSQL
6 23 (2.34%) Relational Database
7 22 (2.24%) NoSQL
8 19 (1.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 19 (1.93%) Oracle Database 11g
9 18 (1.83%) MongoDB
9 18 (1.83%) Big Data
10 17 (1.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 13 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
11 13 (1.32%) SQL Server 2012
12 12 (1.22%) DB2
13 11 (1.12%) Hadoop
14 10 (1.02%) Pentaho
14 10 (1.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 8 (0.81%) Apache Hive
15 8 (0.81%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 108 (11.00%) Visual Studio
2 93 (9.47%) Team Foundation Server
3 88 (8.96%) Selenium
4 70 (7.13%) Git (software)
5 66 (6.72%) JIRA
6 61 (6.21%) Jenkins
7 60 (6.11%) Subversion
8 43 (4.38%) JUnit
9 39 (3.97%) Maven
10 35 (3.56%) Eclipse
11 30 (3.05%) WebDriver
12 29 (2.95%) NUnit
13 23 (2.34%) Cucumber
13 23 (2.34%) SoapUI
14 17 (1.73%) JMeter
14 17 (1.73%) PHPUnit
15 15 (1.53%) Axure RP
16 13 (1.32%) Jasmine
17 12 (1.22%) Grunt
17 12 (1.22%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 162 (16.50%) Finance
2 43 (4.38%) Retail
3 36 (3.67%) Marketing
4 33 (3.36%) Telecoms
5 22 (2.24%) Automotive
6 18 (1.83%) Publishing
7 16 (1.63%) Banking
8 10 (1.02%) Advertising
9 9 (0.92%) Manufacturing
10 8 (0.81%) Back Office
11 7 (0.71%) Games
12 6 (0.61%) French Language
12 6 (0.61%) Financial Institution
13 5 (0.51%) Legal
13 5 (0.51%) Electronics
13 5 (0.51%) Spanish Language
14 4 (0.41%) Local Government
14 4 (0.41%) Military
14 4 (0.41%) Billing
15 3 (0.31%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 408 (41.55%) Developer
2 195 (19.86%) Analyst
3 125 (12.73%) Business Analyst
4 81 (8.25%) .NET Developer
5 71 (7.23%) Project Manager
6 59 (6.01%) Web Developer
7 56 (5.70%) Agile Business Analyst
8 54 (5.50%) Test Analyst
9 49 (4.99%) Senior Developer
10 47 (4.79%) ScrumMaster
11 46 (4.68%) Java Developer
12 45 (4.58%) Architect
13 44 (4.48%) Software Engineer
14 40 (4.07%) Front-End Developer
15 38 (3.87%) Software Developer
16 34 (3.46%) PHP Developer
17 29 (2.95%) C# Developer
18 28 (2.85%) Designer
19 27 (2.75%) Consultant
20 26 (2.65%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 251 (25.56%) .NET
2 192 (19.55%) HTML
3 160 (16.29%) CSS
4 152 (15.48%) Web Services
5 126 (12.83%) jQuery
6 113 (11.51%) ASP.NET
7 109 (11.10%) XML
8 86 (8.76%) HTML5
9 85 (8.66%) WCF
10 63 (6.42%) Spring
11 60 (6.11%) SOAP
12 59 (6.01%) ASP.NET MVC
13 47 (4.79%) J2EE
13 47 (4.79%) .NET Framework
14 45 (4.58%) CSS3
15 41 (4.18%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 40 (4.07%) RESTful
17 39 (3.97%) Hibernate
18 38 (3.87%) REST
19 37 (3.77%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 75 (7.64%) Mobile App
2 53 (5.40%) Open Source
3 34 (3.46%) Computer Science
4 23 (2.34%) iPad
5 20 (2.04%) Data Integration
6 19 (1.93%) iPhone
7 18 (1.83%) Client/Server
8 15 (1.53%) Management Information System
8 15 (1.53%) Enterprise Software
9 14 (1.43%) Visualisation
9 14 (1.43%) N-Tier
10 11 (1.12%) W3C
11 9 (0.92%) Wiki
12 8 (0.81%) Social Media
13 6 (0.61%) Blog
13 6 (0.61%) GIS
14 5 (0.51%) DTV
14 5 (0.51%) Ontologies
14 5 (0.51%) Life Science
14 5 (0.51%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 81 (8.25%) Windows
2 74 (7.54%) Linux
3 61 (6.21%) Apple iOS
4 44 (4.48%) Android
4 44 (4.48%) UNIX
5 16 (1.63%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (1.02%) CentOS
6 10 (1.02%) Oracle Linux
7 7 (0.71%) Solaris
8 6 (0.61%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (0.51%) Windows NT
9 5 (0.51%) AIX
10 3 (0.31%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (0.31%) Windows 8
10 3 (0.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.20%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.10%) SUSE
12 1 (0.10%) Debian
12 1 (0.10%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 308 (31.36%) Scrum
2 173 (17.62%) TDD
3 140 (14.26%) MVC
4 123 (12.53%) OO
5 122 (12.42%) Continuous Integration
6 110 (11.20%) BDD
7 106 (10.79%) E-Commerce
8 90 (9.16%) User Stories
9 87 (8.86%) Project Management
9 87 (8.86%) Software Engineering
10 72 (7.33%) Web Development
11 60 (6.11%) Unit Testing
11 60 (6.11%) Business Analysis
12 56 (5.70%) SOA
13 55 (5.60%) Waterfall
14 54 (5.50%) PRINCE2
15 53 (5.40%) Kanban
16 48 (4.89%) Test Automation
17 46 (4.68%) Automated Testing
18 44 (4.48%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 221 (22.51%) C#
2 192 (19.55%) JavaScript
3 178 (18.13%) Java
4 171 (17.41%) SQL
5 67 (6.82%) PHP
6 35 (3.56%) T-SQL
6 35 (3.56%) Python
7 34 (3.46%) C
8 29 (2.95%) C++
9 26 (2.65%) Ruby
10 25 (2.55%) Objective-C
11 20 (2.04%) PL/SQL
12 19 (1.93%) PHP5
13 18 (1.83%) VB.NET
14 16 (1.63%) Perl
15 13 (1.32%) VBScript
15 13 (1.32%) Shell Script
15 13 (1.32%) Bash Shell
16 9 (0.92%) VB
17 6 (0.61%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 51 (5.19%) Degree
2 42 (4.28%) ISEB
3 38 (3.87%) Security Cleared
4 23 (2.34%) SC Cleared
5 15 (1.53%) ISTQB
6 14 (1.43%) ITIL Certification
7 13 (1.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 7 (0.71%) PMI Certification
8 7 (0.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 5 (0.51%) Sun Certification
9 5 (0.51%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 4 (0.41%) IBM Certification
11 3 (0.31%) CISM
11 3 (0.31%) CISSP
11 3 (0.31%) OCPJP
12 2 (0.20%) APMP
12 2 (0.20%) PgMP
12 2 (0.20%) DV Cleared
12 2 (0.20%) ISEB Practitioner
12 2 (0.20%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (7.33%) QA
2 8 (0.81%) ISO 9001
3 5 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.31%) WCAG
4 3 (0.31%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.10%) WAI
5 1 (0.10%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.10%) JSP 440
5 1 (0.10%) HL7
System Software
1 8 (0.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (0.61%) Oracle RAC
3 5 (0.51%) VirtualBox
3 5 (0.51%) vCloud
4 4 (0.41%) Hyper-V
4 4 (0.41%) KVM
5 2 (0.20%) vSphere
6 1 (0.10%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (0.10%) Docker
Systems Management
1 37 (3.77%) Puppet
2 26 (2.65%) Vagrant
3 17 (1.73%) HP Quality Center
4 14 (1.43%) Opscode Chef
5 9 (0.92%) SCCM
6 4 (0.41%) Ansible
7 3 (0.31%) YUM
8 2 (0.20%) WebInspect
9 1 (0.10%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 1 (0.10%) SCOM
Vendors
1 116 (11.81%) Microsoft
2 104 (10.59%) Oracle
3 31 (3.16%) Salesforce.com
4 26 (2.65%) SAP
5 24 (2.44%) Adobe
5 24 (2.44%) HP
6 17 (1.73%) IBM
7 13 (1.32%) Teradata
7 13 (1.32%) VMware
7 13 (1.32%) hybris
8 12 (1.22%) ServiceNow
9 11 (1.12%) Apple
9 11 (1.12%) Google
10 10 (1.02%) Metastorm
11 9 (0.92%) Zend
12 8 (0.81%) Red Hat
13 7 (0.71%) EMC
13 7 (0.71%) Informatica
14 6 (0.61%) Ektron
14 6 (0.61%) ATG
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Kent
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South East
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East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 3 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Posted: 4 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 5 hours ago
Berkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Posted: 12 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Oxbridge Answers
Rate: Excellent market rates
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Salt
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £360 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Clearwater People Solutions
Rate: £300 - £340 Per Day
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Oxbridge Answers
Rate: Excellent market rates
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £25000 - £30000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago