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 February 2017 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Agile Software Development
England / South West
Rank 1 4 6
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +2
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 708 557 491
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 26.06% 18.95% 15.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 31.61% 23.39% 19.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 483 401 330
Median daily rate £400 £390 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £418 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 11 6
Median hourly rate £41.00 £43.75 £46.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.28% -5.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.55 £42.50 £36.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £45.88 £49.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £44.75 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-5.02% +24.30%

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
2240 2381 2467
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 82.44% 80.99% 78.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1480 1621 1614
Median daily rate £400 £380 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +0.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 130 120 82
Median hourly rate £38.00 £42.50 £36.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.58% +16.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.70 £17.00 £15.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £57.00 £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +37.93%

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 February 2017.

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
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 February 2017. 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 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 +2 201 £400 +6.66% 107
Wiltshire +3 146 £400 +14.28% 25
Devon +1 102 £400 -5.88% 19
Gloucestershire +2 101 £413 -1.49% 37
Somerset +1 83 £350 -12.50% 30
Dorset +10 31 £350 -6.66% 21
Cornwall - 5 £573 - 8
Agile Software Development
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, 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.

1 452 (35.23%) Scrum
2 352 (27.44%) Java
3 350 (27.28%) Security Cleared
4 265 (20.65%) Finance
5 264 (20.58%) JavaScript
6 258 (20.11%) C#
7 248 (19.33%) HTML
8 237 (18.47%) .NET
9 220 (17.15%) CSS
10 199 (15.51%) SC Cleared
11 192 (14.96%) SQL
12 153 (11.93%) TDD
13 146 (11.38%) Microsoft
14 143 (11.15%) SQL Server
14 143 (11.15%) MVC
15 142 (11.07%) Oracle
16 138 (10.76%) BDD
17 136 (10.60%) Web Services
17 136 (10.60%) Software Engineering
18 129 (10.05%) Selenium
19 128 (9.98%) Git (software)
20 126 (9.82%) DevOps
21 123 (9.59%) Project Management
22 121 (9.43%) AngularJS
23 119 (9.28%) Python
24 118 (9.20%) DV Cleared
24 118 (9.20%) Continuous Integration
25 114 (8.89%) User Experience
26 113 (8.81%) Linux
27 110 (8.57%) ASP.NET

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 66 (5.14%) SharePoint
2 60 (4.68%) Confluence
3 44 (3.43%) Apache
4 33 (2.57%) Tomcat
5 29 (2.26%) Elasticsearch
5 29 (2.26%) SharePoint Server
5 29 (2.26%) WebLogic
6 24 (1.87%) JBoss
7 21 (1.64%) IIS
8 19 (1.48%) Apache Spark
9 15 (1.17%) WebSphere
10 13 (1.01%) nginx
10 13 (1.01%) NServiceBus
11 10 (0.78%) BizTalk Server
11 10 (0.78%) CMS
12 9 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2013
12 9 (0.70%) SharePoint 2013
13 7 (0.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 6 (0.47%) Jetty
14 6 (0.47%) OpenROAD
Applications
1 55 (4.29%) MS Project
2 47 (3.66%) MS Excel
3 38 (2.96%) MS Office
4 11 (0.86%) Spreadsheet
5 9 (0.70%) Photoshop
6 7 (0.55%) Adobe Illustrator
6 7 (0.55%) MS Visio
7 3 (0.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 3 (0.23%) CPLEX
8 2 (0.16%) InDesign
8 2 (0.16%) MS PowerPoint
8 2 (0.16%) OmniGraffle
9 1 (0.078%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 73 (5.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 34 (2.65%) Dynamics CRM
3 14 (1.09%) Oracle Applications
4 8 (0.62%) Oracle EBS R12
5 5 (0.39%) Oracle EBS
5 5 (0.39%) SAP PM
6 4 (0.31%) Primavera
6 4 (0.31%) SAP BPC
6 4 (0.31%) SAP HR
7 3 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
8 2 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
8 2 (0.16%) Oracle BPM
8 2 (0.16%) Oracle Cash Management
9 1 (0.078%) Fredhopper
9 1 (0.078%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
9 1 (0.078%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 66 (5.14%) Amazon AWS
2 47 (3.66%) Microsoft Azure
3 31 (2.42%) Office 365
4 22 (1.71%) GitHub
5 15 (1.17%) Amazon S3
6 12 (0.94%) SaaS
7 11 (0.86%) Amazon EC2
8 9 (0.70%) AWS CloudFormation
8 9 (0.70%) IaaS
9 8 (0.62%) PaaS
10 7 (0.55%) Slack
11 6 (0.47%) Google Cloud Platform
12 5 (0.39%) Amazon Kinesis
12 5 (0.39%) Google App Engine
12 5 (0.39%) Route 53
13 4 (0.31%) Amazon ELB
13 4 (0.31%) Heroku
13 4 (0.31%) OpenShift
14 3 (0.23%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 3 (0.23%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 29 (2.26%) Internet
2 21 (1.64%) DNS
3 14 (1.09%) HTTP
4 12 (0.94%) TCP/IP
5 10 (0.78%) VoIP
6 9 (0.70%) SSL
7 7 (0.55%) LDAP
7 7 (0.55%) Skype
8 6 (0.47%) DHCP
9 5 (0.39%) FTP
9 5 (0.39%) IPsec
9 5 (0.39%) Wireshark
10 4 (0.31%) AMQP
10 4 (0.31%) Firewall
10 4 (0.31%) LAN
10 4 (0.31%) Remote Desktop
10 4 (0.31%) SSH
10 4 (0.31%) WAN
11 3 (0.23%) ATM
11 3 (0.23%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 143 (11.15%) SQL Server
2 55 (4.29%) Hadoop
3 45 (3.51%) Big Data
4 43 (3.35%) Oracle Database
5 39 (3.04%) Relational Database
6 37 (2.88%) Data Warehouse
7 36 (2.81%) NoSQL
8 29 (2.26%) MongoDB
9 25 (1.95%) SQL Server 2012
10 24 (1.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 22 (1.71%) MySQL
12 21 (1.64%) PostgreSQL
13 18 (1.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 17 (1.33%) Oracle Database 11g
15 16 (1.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 15 (1.17%) Oracle Database 10g
16 15 (1.17%) SQL Server 2008
17 11 (0.86%) Apache Hive
18 10 (0.78%) Oracle BI EE
19 9 (0.70%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 129 (10.05%) Selenium
2 128 (9.98%) Git (software)
3 102 (7.95%) JIRA
4 101 (7.87%) Cucumber
5 96 (7.48%) Team Foundation Server
6 81 (6.31%) Jenkins
7 66 (5.14%) Visual Studio
8 56 (4.36%) WebDriver
9 42 (3.27%) Maven
10 37 (2.88%) Ant
11 36 (2.81%) JUnit
12 35 (2.73%) SpecFlow
13 30 (2.34%) Eclipse
14 29 (2.26%) Bitbucket
15 27 (2.10%) TeamCity
16 26 (2.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 20 (1.56%) Rational DOORS
17 20 (1.56%) Subversion
18 17 (1.33%) JMeter
18 17 (1.33%) Vagrant
General
1 265 (20.65%) Finance
2 95 (7.40%) Marketing
3 92 (7.17%) Telecoms
4 82 (6.39%) Manufacturing
5 73 (5.69%) Electronics
6 70 (5.46%) Banking
7 44 (3.43%) Retail
8 25 (1.95%) Retail Banking
9 11 (0.86%) Aerospace
9 11 (0.86%) Games
10 10 (0.78%) Legal
10 10 (0.78%) Military
11 7 (0.55%) Back Office
11 7 (0.55%) Financial Institution
12 6 (0.47%) Advertising
13 4 (0.31%) Publishing
14 2 (0.16%) Investment Banking
14 2 (0.16%) Law
14 2 (0.16%) Local Government
14 2 (0.16%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 517 (40.30%) Developer
2 177 (13.80%) Analyst
3 171 (13.33%) Java Developer
4 102 (7.95%) .NET Developer
5 91 (7.09%) Business Analyst
6 75 (5.85%) Tester
7 71 (5.53%) C# Developer
8 70 (5.46%) Architect
9 69 (5.38%) Test Analyst
10 50 (3.90%) Project Manager
11 48 (3.74%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 46 (3.59%) Software Engineer
13 42 (3.27%) Java Engineer
14 40 (3.12%) Software Developer
15 37 (2.88%) ASP.NET Developer
16 36 (2.81%) Senior Developer
17 35 (2.73%) Agile Developer
18 34 (2.65%) C# .NET Developer
19 33 (2.57%) Test Engineer
20 31 (2.42%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 248 (19.33%) HTML
2 237 (18.47%) .NET
3 220 (17.15%) CSS
4 136 (10.60%) Web Services
5 121 (9.43%) AngularJS
6 110 (8.57%) ASP.NET
7 99 (7.72%) jQuery
7 99 (7.72%) Spring
8 95 (7.40%) HTML5
9 92 (7.17%) REST
10 85 (6.63%) XML
11 83 (6.47%) SOAP
12 79 (6.16%) ASP.NET MVC
13 69 (5.38%) .NET Framework
14 67 (5.22%) J2EE
15 63 (4.91%) JSON
16 55 (4.29%) RESTful
17 52 (4.05%) Hibernate
18 51 (3.98%) CSS3
19 40 (3.12%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 114 (8.89%) User Experience
2 61 (4.75%) Analytical Skills
3 27 (2.10%) Management Information System
3 27 (2.10%) Mobile App
4 16 (1.25%) Data Centre
5 15 (1.17%) CESG
5 15 (1.17%) Computer Science
6 14 (1.09%) RIA
7 11 (0.86%) iPad
8 10 (0.78%) Virtual Team
9 9 (0.70%) Client/Server
10 8 (0.62%) Reference Data
11 7 (0.55%) CESG CLAS
12 5 (0.39%) Data Structures
12 5 (0.39%) Graphic Design
12 5 (0.39%) iPhone
12 5 (0.39%) Social Media
12 5 (0.39%) Taxonomies
12 5 (0.39%) W3C
12 5 (0.39%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 113 (8.81%) Linux
2 78 (6.08%) Windows
3 28 (2.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 28 (2.18%) Windows Server
4 22 (1.71%) Apple iOS
5 21 (1.64%) Android
6 18 (1.40%) Unix
7 8 (0.62%) Windows 10
8 7 (0.55%) Amazon Linux
8 7 (0.55%) Ubuntu
8 7 (0.55%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (0.47%) CentOS
9 6 (0.47%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (0.31%) Oracle Linux
11 3 (0.23%) AIX
12 2 (0.16%) CoreOS
12 2 (0.16%) Debian
12 2 (0.16%) Embedded Linux
12 2 (0.16%) Windows Phone
13 1 (0.078%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 452 (35.23%) Scrum
2 153 (11.93%) TDD
3 143 (11.15%) MVC
4 138 (10.76%) BDD
5 136 (10.60%) Software Engineering
6 126 (9.82%) DevOps
7 123 (9.59%) Project Management
8 118 (9.20%) Continuous Integration
9 108 (8.42%) Programme Management
10 107 (8.34%) Business Intelligence
11 100 (7.79%) Waterfall
12 95 (7.40%) OO
13 87 (6.78%) SDLC
14 84 (6.55%) PRINCE2
14 84 (6.55%) Unit Testing
15 78 (6.08%) Stakeholder Management
16 77 (6.00%) Kanban
17 75 (5.85%) Digital Marketing
18 74 (5.77%) Test Automation
18 74 (5.77%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 352 (27.44%) Java
2 264 (20.58%) JavaScript
3 258 (20.11%) C#
4 192 (14.96%) SQL
5 119 (9.28%) Python
6 70 (5.46%) C++
7 68 (5.30%) C
8 56 (4.36%) PL/SQL
9 51 (3.98%) Ruby
10 38 (2.96%) Bash Shell
11 34 (2.65%) Perl
12 25 (1.95%) Scala
13 20 (1.56%) PHP
14 17 (1.33%) PowerShell
15 15 (1.17%) T-SQL
16 11 (0.86%) Apex Code
16 11 (0.86%) VB.NET
17 10 (0.78%) Groovy
18 8 (0.62%) Go
18 8 (0.62%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 350 (27.28%) Security Cleared
2 199 (15.51%) SC Cleared
3 118 (9.20%) DV Cleared
4 71 (5.53%) ISEB
5 49 (3.82%) Degree
6 48 (3.74%) BPSS Clearance
7 37 (2.88%) ISTQB
8 20 (1.56%) CISSP
9 16 (1.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 12 (0.94%) APMG
11 9 (0.70%) BC Cleared
12 8 (0.62%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 7 (0.55%) CLAS
14 6 (0.47%) Microsoft Certification
15 5 (0.39%) APMP
15 5 (0.39%) IIBA
15 5 (0.39%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
15 5 (0.39%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 4 (0.31%) CISA
16 4 (0.31%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 96 (7.48%) QA
2 31 (2.42%) PMO
3 21 (1.64%) Disclosure Scotland
4 11 (0.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 8 (0.62%) Data Quality
5 8 (0.62%) PCI DSS
6 6 (0.47%) WCAG
7 5 (0.39%) ISO 14001
7 5 (0.39%) ISO 9001
7 5 (0.39%) ISO27002
8 4 (0.31%) JSP 440
8 4 (0.31%) SDET
9 2 (0.16%) COBIT
9 2 (0.16%) DO-178B
9 2 (0.16%) GPG13
10 1 (0.078%) MISRA
10 1 (0.078%) MISRA C
10 1 (0.078%) PMBOK
10 1 (0.078%) SLA
System Software
1 52 (4.05%) Docker
2 23 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (1.71%) Active Directory
4 7 (0.55%) Firmware
4 7 (0.55%) Hyper-V
5 5 (0.39%) HDFS
5 5 (0.39%) vCloud
5 5 (0.39%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (0.39%) Xen
6 4 (0.31%) DFS Replication
6 4 (0.31%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (0.31%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.16%) LXC
7 2 (0.16%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.078%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.078%) Shibboleth
8 1 (0.078%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 40 (3.12%) Ansible
2 33 (2.57%) Puppet
3 21 (1.64%) Opscode Chef
4 18 (1.40%) Terraform
5 15 (1.17%) HP Quality Center
6 9 (0.70%) Kibana
7 7 (0.55%) Icinga
7 7 (0.55%) logstash
8 6 (0.47%) Salt
9 5 (0.39%) Packer
9 5 (0.39%) vRealize
10 3 (0.23%) CloudHub
10 3 (0.23%) Oozie
10 3 (0.23%) PowerCLI
11 2 (0.16%) Nagios
11 2 (0.16%) OSSEC
12 1 (0.078%) Data Guard
12 1 (0.078%) OpenSSO
12 1 (0.078%) SELinux
12 1 (0.078%) Sun Identity Manager
Vendors
1 146 (11.38%) Microsoft
2 142 (11.07%) Oracle
3 86 (6.70%) SAP
4 28 (2.18%) VMware
5 25 (1.95%) Red Hat
6 24 (1.87%) HP
7 21 (1.64%) IBM
8 20 (1.56%) Google
9 19 (1.48%) Cloudera
10 16 (1.25%) Atlassian
11 11 (0.86%) ATG
11 11 (0.86%) Salesforce.com
12 10 (0.78%) Sencha
13 8 (0.62%) Adobe
13 8 (0.62%) Hyperion
13 8 (0.62%) SaltStack
14 7 (0.55%) IFS
15 5 (0.39%) Informatica
15 5 (0.39%) webMethods
16 4 (0.31%) Software AG
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