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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Agile Software Development over the 3 months to 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 4 6 17
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +11
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 550 453 164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 16.79% 14.88% 7.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 22.20% 20.13% 10.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 396 345 114
Average daily rate
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£396 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £472
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 7 2
Average hourly rate £39.25 £36.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.02% -10.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
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
2478 2250 1541
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 75.66% 73.92% 71.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 1662 1500 993
Average daily rate £395 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 118 102 68
Average hourly rate £39.25 £33.84 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.98% +93.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.82 £15.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.52 £26.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+17.38% -16.12%

Agile Software Development
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Agile Software Development across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 4 August 2015.

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 4 August 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Software Development within the South West region over the 3 months to 4 August 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
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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
Bristol -1 186 £398 +0.82% 70
Gloucestershire +12 94 £425 +4.93% 25
Devon +2 81 £350 -10.25% 18
Somerset +3 80 £368 +13.07% 46
Wiltshire +8 62 £325 -5.45% 38
Dorset -8 19 £415 +18.57% 38
Agile Software Development
England

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

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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.

1 361 (33.49%) Scrum
2 276 (25.60%) Security Cleared
3 256 (23.75%) Java
4 245 (22.73%) .NET
5 228 (21.15%) JavaScript
6 215 (19.94%) HTML
7 211 (19.57%) C#
8 185 (17.16%) SQL
9 179 (16.60%) TDD
10 168 (15.58%) CSS
11 156 (14.47%) Web Services
12 127 (11.78%) ASP.NET
12 127 (11.78%) Finance
13 124 (11.50%) DV Cleared
14 117 (10.85%) Project Management
15 115 (10.67%) MVC
16 114 (10.58%) Software Engineering
17 112 (10.39%) Continuous Integration
18 109 (10.11%) SC Cleared
19 105 (9.74%) SQL Server
20 100 (9.28%) E-Commerce
21 99 (9.18%) PRINCE2
22 97 (9.00%) BDD
23 96 (8.91%) Oracle
24 95 (8.81%) Linux
25 94 (8.72%) Git (software)
25 94 (8.72%) Unit Testing
26 93 (8.63%) OO
27 92 (8.53%) .NET Framework
28 91 (8.44%) HTML5

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

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 46 (4.27%) Apache
2 36 (3.34%) Node.js
3 32 (2.97%) JBoss
4 31 (2.88%) Tomcat
5 26 (2.41%) CMS
6 21 (1.95%) IIS
6 21 (1.95%) SharePoint
7 10 (0.93%) BizTalk Server
8 9 (0.83%) IBM Notes
8 9 (0.83%) K2 blackpearl
9 6 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2013
9 6 (0.56%) MS Exchange
9 6 (0.56%) WebSphere
10 5 (0.46%) ATG Dynamo
11 4 (0.37%) Lotus Domino
11 4 (0.37%) Mule ESB
11 4 (0.37%) Mule
11 4 (0.37%) Confluence
12 3 (0.28%) SharePoint 2010
12 3 (0.28%) Liferay
Applications
1 33 (3.06%) MS Project
2 28 (2.60%) MS Excel
3 16 (1.48%) MS Office
4 15 (1.39%) Photoshop
5 14 (1.30%) MS Visio
6 13 (1.21%) Fireworks
6 13 (1.21%) Adobe Illustrator
7 3 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.093%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 21 (1.95%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 10 (0.93%) Summit
3 3 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.19%) Sage 1000
4 2 (0.19%) Magento
5 1 (0.093%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.093%) BigMachines
5 1 (0.093%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 39 (3.62%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (1.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (1.02%) SaaS
4 7 (0.65%) Office 365
5 4 (0.37%) GitHub
6 3 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.19%) PaaS
7 2 (0.19%) Symantec.cloud
8 1 (0.093%) Sage Pay
8 1 (0.093%) IaaS
8 1 (0.093%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.093%) Route 53
8 1 (0.093%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.093%) Google Apps
8 1 (0.093%) Force.com
8 1 (0.093%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.093%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 19 (1.76%) SDH
1 19 (1.76%) Internet
2 14 (1.30%) 3G
3 13 (1.21%) TCP/IP
4 11 (1.02%) Wireshark
5 10 (0.93%) 2G
5 10 (0.93%) 2.5G
5 10 (0.93%) ATM
6 9 (0.83%) 4G
7 8 (0.74%) Radio Access Network
7 8 (0.74%) RNC
7 8 (0.74%) GSM
7 8 (0.74%) UMTS
7 8 (0.74%) Ethernet
7 8 (0.74%) HTTP
8 7 (0.65%) WAN
9 4 (0.37%) IPsec
10 2 (0.19%) Firewall
10 2 (0.19%) Broadband
10 2 (0.19%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 105 (9.74%) SQL Server
2 47 (4.36%) MySQL
3 40 (3.71%) MongoDB
4 22 (2.04%) Oracle Database
4 22 (2.04%) Relational Database
5 20 (1.86%) Data Warehouse
6 19 (1.76%) PostgreSQL
7 14 (1.30%) NoSQL
7 14 (1.30%) SQLite
8 11 (1.02%) RDBMS
9 10 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 9 (0.83%) Couchbase
10 9 (0.83%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 8 (0.74%) Apache Cassandra
11 8 (0.74%) SQL Server 2012
12 7 (0.65%) Big Data
13 6 (0.56%) SQL Server 2008
13 6 (0.56%) Hadoop
13 6 (0.56%) MS Access
13 6 (0.56%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 94 (8.72%) Git (software)
2 58 (5.38%) Selenium
2 58 (5.38%) Jenkins
3 47 (4.36%) Team Foundation Server
4 45 (4.17%) Subversion
5 44 (4.08%) JIRA
6 32 (2.97%) SpecFlow
7 30 (2.78%) Maven
7 30 (2.78%) ClearCase
8 27 (2.50%) Visual Studio
8 27 (2.50%) Cucumber
9 26 (2.41%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 24 (2.23%) NUnit
11 18 (1.67%) MSTest
11 18 (1.67%) Ant
11 18 (1.67%) Apache Ivy
12 16 (1.48%) WebDriver
13 15 (1.39%) JUnit
13 15 (1.39%) Eclipse
14 12 (1.11%) SoapUI
General
1 127 (11.78%) Finance
2 58 (5.38%) Retail
3 44 (4.08%) Telecoms
4 37 (3.43%) Manufacturing
5 29 (2.69%) Marketing
6 27 (2.50%) Banking
7 23 (2.13%) Electronics
8 14 (1.30%) Back Office
9 9 (0.83%) Games
10 7 (0.65%) Local Government
11 5 (0.46%) Billing
11 5 (0.46%) Military
11 5 (0.46%) Legal
12 4 (0.37%) Publishing
13 2 (0.19%) Investment Banking
13 2 (0.19%) Retail Banking
13 2 (0.19%) Law
14 1 (0.093%) Automotive
14 1 (0.093%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 444 (41.19%) Developer
2 180 (16.70%) Analyst
3 116 (10.76%) .NET Developer
4 99 (9.18%) Java Developer
5 96 (8.91%) Business Analyst
6 92 (8.53%) Project Manager
7 67 (6.22%) Software Engineer
8 59 (5.47%) Architect
9 52 (4.82%) Test Analyst
10 47 (4.36%) Agile Business Analyst
11 40 (3.71%) Tester
12 37 (3.43%) Senior Developer
13 32 (2.97%) C# Developer
14 31 (2.88%) SQL Developer
15 30 (2.78%) Solutions Architect
16 28 (2.60%) JavaScript Developer
17 26 (2.41%) Software Developer
18 25 (2.32%) Senior Analyst
18 25 (2.32%) iOS Developer
19 23 (2.13%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 245 (22.73%) .NET
2 215 (19.94%) HTML
3 168 (15.58%) CSS
4 156 (14.47%) Web Services
5 127 (11.78%) ASP.NET
6 92 (8.53%) .NET Framework
7 91 (8.44%) HTML5
8 67 (6.22%) ASP.NET MVC
8 67 (6.22%) AngularJS
9 63 (5.84%) jQuery
10 60 (5.57%) XML
11 58 (5.38%) CSS3
12 55 (5.10%) J2EE
13 49 (4.55%) REST
14 39 (3.62%) Spring
15 36 (3.34%) Entity Framework
16 33 (3.06%) SOAP
17 31 (2.88%) RESTful
18 30 (2.78%) Hibernate
19 27 (2.50%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 62 (5.75%) User Experience
2 46 (4.27%) Mobile App
3 37 (3.43%) Management Information System
4 32 (2.97%) Analytical Skills
5 23 (2.13%) DTV
6 17 (1.58%) GIS
7 16 (1.48%) Mobile Payment
8 15 (1.39%) Client/Server
9 13 (1.21%) Enterprise Software
10 11 (1.02%) Computer Science
11 10 (0.93%) iPad
11 10 (0.93%) Data Centre
12 9 (0.83%) Mathematics
13 6 (0.56%) Digital Media
13 6 (0.56%) iPhone
14 5 (0.46%) Data Integration
14 5 (0.46%) Visualisation
14 5 (0.46%) Data Structures
14 5 (0.46%) Algorithms
15 4 (0.37%) Linked Data
Operating Systems
1 95 (8.81%) Linux
2 60 (5.57%) Apple iOS
3 51 (4.73%) Windows
4 43 (3.99%) Android
5 30 (2.78%) UNIX
6 20 (1.86%) CentOS
7 16 (1.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 14 (1.30%) Windows Server 2003
9 12 (1.11%) Windows Phone
10 10 (0.93%) Windows Phone 7
11 8 (0.74%) Windows Server 2012
12 6 (0.56%) Fedora
12 6 (0.56%) Embedded Linux
13 2 (0.19%) Windows Server 2008
13 2 (0.19%) Mac OS
13 2 (0.19%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.093%) Debian
14 1 (0.093%) AIX
14 1 (0.093%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.093%) webOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 361 (33.49%) Scrum
2 179 (16.60%) TDD
3 117 (10.85%) Project Management
4 115 (10.67%) MVC
5 114 (10.58%) Software Engineering
6 112 (10.39%) Continuous Integration
7 100 (9.28%) E-Commerce
8 99 (9.18%) PRINCE2
9 97 (9.00%) BDD
10 94 (8.72%) Unit Testing
11 93 (8.63%) OO
12 70 (6.49%) Business Analysis
13 67 (6.22%) UML
13 67 (6.22%) DevOps
14 64 (5.94%) Web Development
15 63 (5.84%) Stakeholder Management
16 60 (5.57%) Waterfall
17 57 (5.29%) Open Source
17 57 (5.29%) Automated Testing
17 57 (5.29%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 256 (23.75%) Java
2 228 (21.15%) JavaScript
3 211 (19.57%) C#
4 185 (17.16%) SQL
5 89 (8.26%) Python
6 79 (7.33%) C++
7 65 (6.03%) PHP
8 61 (5.66%) Ruby
9 46 (4.27%) Perl
9 46 (4.27%) C
10 43 (3.99%) Objective-C
11 38 (3.53%) Bash Shell
12 28 (2.60%) VB.NET
13 25 (2.32%) Apple Swift
14 18 (1.67%) PL/SQL
15 17 (1.58%) Lua
16 16 (1.48%) VB
17 11 (1.02%) LINC
18 8 (0.74%) TypeScript
19 7 (0.65%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 276 (25.60%) Security Cleared
2 124 (11.50%) DV Cleared
3 109 (10.11%) SC Cleared
4 66 (6.12%) ISEB
5 37 (3.43%) ISTQB
6 31 (2.88%) Degree
7 22 (2.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 15 (1.39%) Sun Certification
9 13 (1.21%) PMI Certification
10 9 (0.83%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 9 (0.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 9 (0.83%) PMP
11 8 (0.74%) OCPJP
12 6 (0.56%) Microsoft Certification
13 5 (0.46%) APMP
13 5 (0.46%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
14 4 (0.37%) BC Cleared
14 4 (0.37%) Oracle Certification
15 3 (0.28%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 2 (0.19%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (3.06%) QA
2 14 (1.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (1.30%) ISO 9000
3 10 (0.93%) ISO 9001
3 10 (0.93%) SLA
3 10 (0.93%) ISO 14001
4 7 (0.65%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.19%) PMBOK
5 2 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.19%) TickIT
6 1 (0.093%) WCAG
6 1 (0.093%) HL7
6 1 (0.093%) BS25999
6 1 (0.093%) Solvency II
System Software
1 11 (1.02%) Active Directory
2 7 (0.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (0.65%) VirtualBox
2 7 (0.65%) Docker
3 3 (0.28%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.093%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 49 (4.55%) Puppet
2 34 (3.15%) Opscode Chef
3 23 (2.13%) Ansible
4 18 (1.67%) Vagrant
5 3 (0.28%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 2 (0.19%) Zenoss
6 2 (0.19%) yum
6 2 (0.19%) Salt
7 1 (0.093%) logstash
7 1 (0.093%) Nagios
7 1 (0.093%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.093%) CA LISA
7 1 (0.093%) CA Spectrum
7 1 (0.093%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 96 (8.91%) Oracle
2 88 (8.16%) Microsoft
3 36 (3.34%) SAP
3 36 (3.34%) Red Hat
4 24 (2.23%) VMware
5 23 (2.13%) Zend
6 17 (1.58%) IBM
7 15 (1.39%) Sun
8 12 (1.11%) Salesforce.com
8 12 (1.11%) Google
9 11 (1.02%) Atlassian
9 11 (1.02%) Unisys
10 9 (0.83%) Lotus
11 8 (0.74%) Ericsson
11 8 (0.74%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
12 7 (0.65%) OpenText
13 6 (0.56%) ATG
14 5 (0.46%) Apple
14 5 (0.46%) NetApp
14 5 (0.46%) Sencha
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