The table below looks at the statistics for Agile Software Development skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Agile Software Development over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Agile Software Development
Rank 4 5 5
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 525 535 497
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 18.60% 16.17% 14.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 23.69% 21.19% 19.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 381 371 360
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £296 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 36 3
Median hourly rate £41.25 £40.63 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% +16.07%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.65 £40.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+6.62% +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 West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2216 2525 2548
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 78.53% 76.31% 76.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1481 1678 1690
Median daily rate £375 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £515 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 147 138 85
Median hourly rate £38.00 £39.25 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.18% +20.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £27.50 £14.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £47.50 £41.11
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 West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West 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 West

Agile Software Development
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Agile Software Development across the South West region.

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Agile Software Development
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Agile Software Development across the South West region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016.

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Agile Software Development
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Agile Software Development across the South West region.

Agile Software Development Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Agile Software Development
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Agile Software Development across the South West region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016.

Agile Software Development Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

Agile Software Development
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 28 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
Bristol +2 176 £400 +6.66% 74
Gloucestershire 0 92 £430 -1.71% 40
Wiltshire +11 82 £350 - 18
Devon -1 66 £350 -12.50% 9
Somerset -1 42 £350 -4.10% 38
Dorset +3 25 £375 +2.59% 41
Agile Software Development
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 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 West region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 313 (30.96%) Scrum
2 279 (27.60%) JavaScript
3 267 (26.41%) Security Cleared
4 259 (25.62%) Java
5 240 (23.74%) HTML
6 225 (22.26%) C#
7 209 (20.67%) CSS
8 208 (20.57%) .NET
9 173 (17.11%) TDD
10 169 (16.72%) SQL
11 158 (15.63%) SQL Server
12 146 (14.44%) MVC
13 138 (13.65%) jQuery
13 138 (13.65%) AngularJS
14 133 (13.16%) Finance
14 133 (13.16%) Microsoft
15 129 (12.76%) SC Cleared
16 127 (12.56%) Web Services
17 119 (11.77%) DV Cleared
18 117 (11.57%) ASP.NET
19 111 (10.98%) Oracle
20 110 (10.88%) Spring
21 109 (10.78%) REST
22 106 (10.48%) Waterfall
23 104 (10.29%) JIRA
24 103 (10.19%) Continuous Integration
25 96 (9.50%) Git (software)
25 96 (9.50%) Software Engineering
26 94 (9.30%) BDD
27 92 (9.10%) DevOps

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 41 (4.06%) Confluence
2 39 (3.86%) SharePoint
3 35 (3.46%) IIS
4 26 (2.57%) Apache
5 22 (2.18%) CMS
6 21 (2.08%) Elasticsearch
7 18 (1.78%) NServiceBus
8 17 (1.68%) Tomcat
9 13 (1.29%) Apache Spark
10 12 (1.19%) JBoss
11 10 (0.99%) WebLogic
12 9 (0.89%) SharePoint 2010
13 8 (0.79%) BizTalk Server
14 7 (0.69%) Sitecore CMS
14 7 (0.69%) WebSphere
15 6 (0.59%) K2 blackpearl
15 6 (0.59%) OpenROAD
15 6 (0.59%) SAS
16 5 (0.49%) Apache Solr
17 3 (0.30%) nginx
Applications
1 37 (3.66%) MS Excel
2 14 (1.38%) MS Office
3 9 (0.89%) MS Project
4 7 (0.69%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 6 (0.59%) Adobe Illustrator
5 6 (0.59%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.59%) Photoshop
6 3 (0.30%) Fireworks
6 3 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.20%) HipChat
7 2 (0.20%) MS PowerPoint
8 1 (0.099%) InDesign
8 1 (0.099%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 28 (2.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 14 (1.38%) Dynamics CRM
3 13 (1.29%) Dynamics AX
4 5 (0.49%) Oracle EBS
4 5 (0.49%) Oracle EBS R12
5 4 (0.40%) Oracle BPM
5 4 (0.40%) Oracle Cash Management
6 3 (0.30%) Magento
6 3 (0.30%) Oracle ERP
6 3 (0.30%) Primavera
7 2 (0.20%) SAP BPC
8 1 (0.099%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 1 (0.099%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 61 (6.03%) Amazon AWS
1 61 (6.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 30 (2.97%) GitHub
3 20 (1.98%) Amazon S3
4 19 (1.88%) SaaS
5 17 (1.68%) Amazon EC2
6 8 (0.79%) PaaS
7 7 (0.69%) IaaS
8 6 (0.59%) TestFlight
9 4 (0.40%) Trello
10 2 (0.20%) AWS CloudFormation
10 2 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (0.20%) Heroku
11 1 (0.099%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 1 (0.099%) AWS OpsWorks
11 1 (0.099%) Google Analytics
11 1 (0.099%) Office 365
11 1 (0.099%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 14 (1.38%) Internet
2 7 (0.69%) VoIP
3 6 (0.59%) LDAP
4 5 (0.49%) SAN
5 4 (0.40%) TCP/IP
6 3 (0.30%) iSCSI
6 3 (0.30%) Wireless
7 2 (0.20%) HTTP
7 2 (0.20%) SSH
7 2 (0.20%) SSL
7 2 (0.20%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (0.20%) ZigBee
8 1 (0.099%) 802.15
8 1 (0.099%) Bluetooth
8 1 (0.099%) DECT
8 1 (0.099%) Firewall
8 1 (0.099%) GPRS
8 1 (0.099%) GSM
8 1 (0.099%) Reverse Proxy
8 1 (0.099%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 158 (15.63%) SQL Server
2 51 (5.04%) Hadoop
3 44 (4.35%) Relational Database
4 40 (3.96%) Big Data
5 37 (3.66%) MongoDB
5 37 (3.66%) MySQL
6 34 (3.36%) Oracle Database
7 33 (3.26%) NoSQL
8 32 (3.17%) Data Warehouse
9 25 (2.47%) SQL Server 2012
9 25 (2.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 24 (2.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 18 (1.78%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 18 (1.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 13 (1.29%) Neo4j
12 13 (1.29%) OrientDB
13 12 (1.19%) Crystal Reports
13 12 (1.19%) PostgreSQL
13 12 (1.19%) RDBMS
13 12 (1.19%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 104 (10.29%) JIRA
2 96 (9.50%) Git (software)
3 78 (7.72%) Team Foundation Server
4 77 (7.62%) Selenium
5 69 (6.82%) Jenkins
6 51 (5.04%) Cucumber
6 51 (5.04%) Visual Studio
7 49 (4.85%) Maven
8 30 (2.97%) Octopus Deploy
9 29 (2.87%) TeamCity
9 29 (2.87%) WebDriver
10 26 (2.57%) JUnit
10 26 (2.57%) Subversion
11 25 (2.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 19 (1.88%) Ant
12 19 (1.88%) Hudson
13 17 (1.68%) Bitbucket
13 17 (1.68%) JMeter
14 15 (1.48%) Rational DOORS
15 14 (1.38%) SpecFlow
General
1 133 (13.16%) Finance
2 38 (3.76%) Marketing
3 35 (3.46%) Telecoms
4 30 (2.97%) Manufacturing
5 28 (2.77%) Electronics
6 20 (1.98%) Banking
7 14 (1.38%) Retail
8 12 (1.19%) Back Office
9 9 (0.89%) Advertising
10 7 (0.69%) Financial Institution
10 7 (0.69%) Games
11 5 (0.49%) Automotive
12 4 (0.40%) Investment Banking
13 3 (0.30%) Aerospace
13 3 (0.30%) Military
14 2 (0.20%) Legal
14 2 (0.20%) Retail Banking
15 1 (0.099%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 458 (45.30%) Developer
2 136 (13.45%) Java Developer
3 106 (10.48%) .NET Developer
4 105 (10.39%) Analyst
5 70 (6.92%) Architect
6 67 (6.63%) Project Manager
7 66 (6.53%) C# Developer
8 50 (4.95%) ASP.NET Developer
9 49 (4.85%) Senior Developer
10 48 (4.75%) Business Analyst
11 47 (4.65%) Agile Developer
12 45 (4.45%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 45 (4.45%) Software Developer
13 44 (4.35%) C# .NET Developer
13 44 (4.35%) Tester
14 42 (4.15%) Test Analyst
15 34 (3.36%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
15 34 (3.36%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 34 (3.36%) Scrum Master
16 33 (3.26%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 240 (23.74%) HTML
2 209 (20.67%) CSS
3 208 (20.57%) .NET
4 138 (13.65%) AngularJS
4 138 (13.65%) jQuery
5 127 (12.56%) Web Services
6 117 (11.57%) ASP.NET
7 110 (10.88%) Spring
8 109 (10.78%) REST
9 85 (8.41%) JSON
10 83 (8.21%) ASP.NET MVC
11 80 (7.91%) HTML5
12 77 (7.62%) SOAP
13 68 (6.73%) XML
14 66 (6.53%) ASP.NET Web API
15 56 (5.54%) RESTful
16 55 (5.44%) CSS3
17 48 (4.75%) Hibernate
17 48 (4.75%) WCF
18 42 (4.15%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 89 (8.80%) User Experience
2 49 (4.85%) Mobile App
3 39 (3.86%) Analytical Skills
4 25 (2.47%) NHS
5 20 (1.98%) Visualisation
6 19 (1.88%) Management Information System
7 18 (1.78%) Public Cloud
8 15 (1.48%) iPad
9 13 (1.29%) Computer Science
10 12 (1.19%) Data Integration
11 11 (1.09%) Blog
12 10 (0.99%) Cyberthreat
12 10 (0.99%) Mathematics
13 8 (0.79%) Hybrid Cloud
13 8 (0.79%) N-Tier
13 8 (0.79%) Wiki
14 7 (0.69%) Semantic Web
14 7 (0.69%) Social Media
14 7 (0.69%) Video Conferencing
15 6 (0.59%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 86 (8.51%) Linux
2 64 (6.33%) Windows
3 38 (3.76%) Unix
4 31 (3.07%) Windows Server
5 22 (2.18%) Apple iOS
6 16 (1.58%) Android
7 11 (1.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (0.49%) Oracle Linux
8 5 (0.49%) Windows Phone
9 3 (0.30%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.20%) AIX
11 1 (0.099%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.099%) webOS
11 1 (0.099%) Windows Phone 7
11 1 (0.099%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.099%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 313 (30.96%) Scrum
2 173 (17.11%) TDD
3 146 (14.44%) MVC
4 106 (10.48%) Waterfall
5 103 (10.19%) Continuous Integration
6 96 (9.50%) Software Engineering
7 94 (9.30%) BDD
8 92 (9.10%) DevOps
9 90 (8.90%) OO
10 86 (8.51%) Project Management
11 77 (7.62%) E-Commerce
12 74 (7.32%) SDLC
13 70 (6.92%) Web Development
14 69 (6.82%) Business Intelligence
15 66 (6.53%) Kanban
16 62 (6.13%) Unit Testing
17 58 (5.74%) Front End Development
18 54 (5.34%) Stakeholder Management
19 53 (5.24%) Migration
20 52 (5.14%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 279 (27.60%) JavaScript
2 259 (25.62%) Java
3 225 (22.26%) C#
4 169 (16.72%) SQL
5 75 (7.42%) Python
6 71 (7.02%) C++
7 54 (5.34%) Ruby
8 39 (3.86%) PHP
9 36 (3.56%) C
10 34 (3.36%) PL/SQL
11 32 (3.17%) Bash Shell
12 29 (2.87%) Perl
13 21 (2.08%) Scala
14 15 (1.48%) Objective-C
14 15 (1.48%) PowerShell
14 15 (1.48%) VB.NET
15 13 (1.29%) Apple Swift
16 12 (1.19%) T-SQL
17 7 (0.69%) Shell Script
18 5 (0.49%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 267 (26.41%) Security Cleared
2 129 (12.76%) SC Cleared
3 119 (11.77%) DV Cleared
4 56 (5.54%) Degree
5 36 (3.56%) ISEB
6 35 (3.46%) ISTQB
7 20 (1.98%) BPSS Clearance
8 10 (0.99%) ITIL Certification
9 9 (0.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 7 (0.69%) MCSA
10 7 (0.69%) Microsoft Certification
10 7 (0.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 6 (0.59%) MCSE
12 5 (0.49%) MCSD
13 4 (0.40%) CISSP
13 4 (0.40%) CLAS
14 3 (0.30%) HNC
14 3 (0.30%) HND
14 3 (0.30%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
15 2 (0.20%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 78 (7.72%) QA
2 19 (1.88%) HL7
3 13 (1.29%) ISO 9001
4 12 (1.19%) ISO 14001
5 6 (0.59%) Disclosure Scotland
5 6 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.30%) WCAG
7 2 (0.20%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.20%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.20%) SDET
7 2 (0.20%) Solvency II
8 1 (0.099%) Def Stans
8 1 (0.099%) GAAP
8 1 (0.099%) JSP 440
System Software
1 33 (3.26%) Docker
2 26 (2.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (1.98%) Xen
4 8 (0.79%) Hyper-V
5 4 (0.40%) Shibboleth
6 3 (0.30%) NFS
6 3 (0.30%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (0.30%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (0.30%) vSphere
7 1 (0.099%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.099%) Platform Symphony
7 1 (0.099%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 35 (3.46%) Opscode Chef
2 21 (2.08%) HP Quality Center
2 21 (2.08%) Puppet
3 20 (1.98%) Microsoft Intune
4 11 (1.09%) Ansible
5 9 (0.89%) OpenAM
6 4 (0.40%) OpenSSO
6 4 (0.40%) Sun Identity Manager
7 3 (0.30%) Kubernetes
8 2 (0.20%) Oozie
8 2 (0.20%) Salt
9 1 (0.099%) CFEngine
9 1 (0.099%) Mesos
9 1 (0.099%) Nagios
9 1 (0.099%) Nexpose
9 1 (0.099%) Packer
9 1 (0.099%) Pingdom
9 1 (0.099%) QRadar
9 1 (0.099%) Terraform
9 1 (0.099%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 133 (13.16%) Microsoft
2 111 (10.98%) Oracle
3 36 (3.56%) SAP
4 27 (2.67%) VMware
5 21 (2.08%) Sitecore
6 20 (1.98%) Citrix
6 20 (1.98%) HP
7 15 (1.48%) Red Hat
8 13 (1.29%) IBM
9 11 (1.09%) Rally
10 10 (0.99%) IFS
11 9 (0.89%) Atlassian
12 8 (0.79%) Adobe
13 7 (0.69%) ForgeRock
14 6 (0.59%) Sun
15 5 (0.49%) Cloudera
15 5 (0.49%) ESRI
15 5 (0.49%) Siebel
16 4 (0.40%) ATG
16 4 (0.40%) hybris
Bristol, Avon
Arrows Group
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
Exeter, Devon
Circle Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £395 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
Bristol, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £350.00 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
CPS Group UK
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Wiltshire
LA International
Posted: 21 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £40 - £50 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Somerset
Tangent International
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
networx
Rate: From £30,514 to £33,905 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Somerset
Tangent International
Posted: Yesterday
South West
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Rate: £300 - £425 Per Day Contract split between Nottingham/ Bristol/ home
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
DCV Technologies
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day 3 month contract
Posted: Yesterday
South West
People Source Consulting
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheltenham
Capita Defence & Security Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 3 days ago
South West
People Source Consulting
Rate: £550.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Yeovil, Somerset
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive Rates.
Posted: 6 days ago
Somerset
Recruit121
Rate: £45,000 - £50,000 per year + benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Somerset
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 6 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Profile 29 Limited
Rate: Up to £500 per day (approx./neg.) for 12 months
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucestershire
IntaPeople
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Raytheon Systems Ltd
Rate: Competitive salary + benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
South West
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 3 days ago
Somerset
Recruit121
Rate: £40,000 - £55,000 per year + benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Somerset
Recruit121
Rate: £50,000 - £60,000 per year + Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago