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 6 December 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Agile Software Development
Rank 3 3 7
Rank change year-on-year
0 +4
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 583 645 466
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 20.76% 20.45% 14.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 26.28% 25.40% 18.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 404 501 339
Median daily rate £400 £385 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% -3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £493 £542
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 18 14
Median hourly rate £41.00 £43.63 £29.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.01% +46.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.60 £38.73 £28.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.60 £50.21 £38.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £43.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +20.83%
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
2218 2539 2498
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 78.99% 80.50% 76.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 1505 1771 1691
Median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 148 108 123
Median hourly rate £38.00 £41.00 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.31% +24.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.39 £20.63 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.80 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.30% +39.80%

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 6 December 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 6 December 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 6 December 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 +1 171 £395 +5.33% 93
Wiltshire +3 136 £413 +10.00% 27
Gloucestershire +1 101 £439 +7.66% 70
Somerset +1 73 £350 -4.76% 29
Devon -2 47 £445 +15.96% 8
Dorset +10 24 £363 -5.29% 34
Cornwall -6 1 - -
Agile Software Development
England

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

For the 6 months to 6 December 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.

1 405 (36.82%) Scrum
2 273 (24.82%) Security Cleared
3 268 (24.36%) Java
4 261 (23.73%) JavaScript
5 247 (22.45%) .NET
6 246 (22.36%) C#
7 218 (19.82%) HTML
8 190 (17.27%) CSS
9 179 (16.27%) SQL Server
10 175 (15.91%) SQL
11 170 (15.45%) TDD
12 159 (14.45%) Finance
13 154 (14.00%) MVC
14 144 (13.09%) Microsoft
15 138 (12.55%) SC Cleared
16 137 (12.45%) AngularJS
17 126 (11.45%) ASP.NET
18 122 (11.09%) jQuery
19 117 (10.64%) Oracle
19 117 (10.64%) BDD
20 116 (10.55%) User Experience
21 115 (10.45%) DevOps
22 114 (10.36%) DV Cleared
23 109 (9.91%) Waterfall
23 109 (9.91%) Software Engineering
24 108 (9.82%) Web Services
25 107 (9.73%) Continuous Integration
26 102 (9.27%) Python
26 102 (9.27%) Project Management
27 97 (8.82%) Git (software)

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 48 (4.36%) SharePoint
2 41 (3.73%) Confluence
3 29 (2.64%) IIS
4 28 (2.55%) Apache
4 28 (2.55%) Elasticsearch
5 19 (1.73%) CMS
6 18 (1.64%) Tomcat
7 17 (1.55%) Apache Spark
7 17 (1.55%) WebLogic
8 15 (1.36%) NServiceBus
9 10 (0.91%) SharePoint 2010
10 9 (0.82%) BizTalk Server
10 9 (0.82%) JBoss
11 6 (0.55%) K2 blackpearl
11 6 (0.55%) OpenROAD
11 6 (0.55%) SAS
11 6 (0.55%) WebSphere
12 5 (0.45%) Apache Solr
12 5 (0.45%) nginx
12 5 (0.45%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 50 (4.55%) MS Excel
2 22 (2.00%) MS Project
3 13 (1.18%) MS Office
4 12 (1.09%) MS Visio
5 9 (0.82%) Spreadsheet
6 6 (0.55%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 3 (0.27%) Adobe Illustrator
7 3 (0.27%) MS PowerPoint
7 3 (0.27%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.18%) CPLEX
8 2 (0.18%) HipChat
8 2 (0.18%) InDesign
8 2 (0.18%) OmniGraffle
9 1 (0.091%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 47 (4.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 27 (2.45%) Dynamics CRM
3 9 (0.82%) Dynamics AX
4 8 (0.73%) Oracle EBS R12
5 7 (0.64%) Oracle EBS
6 4 (0.36%) Oracle Cash Management
7 3 (0.27%) Oracle Applications
7 3 (0.27%) Oracle ERP
7 3 (0.27%) Primavera
8 2 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
8 2 (0.18%) Magento
8 2 (0.18%) Oracle BPM
9 1 (0.091%) Fredhopper
9 1 (0.091%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
9 1 (0.091%) SAP BPC
9 1 (0.091%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 67 (6.09%) Amazon AWS
2 66 (6.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (1.91%) Amazon S3
4 20 (1.82%) GitHub
4 20 (1.82%) SaaS
5 18 (1.64%) Amazon EC2
6 14 (1.27%) PaaS
7 9 (0.82%) IaaS
8 6 (0.55%) Slack
9 5 (0.45%) Amazon Kinesis
9 5 (0.45%) AWS CloudFormation
9 5 (0.45%) Heroku
9 5 (0.45%) TestFlight
10 4 (0.36%) Office 365
10 4 (0.36%) OpenShift
10 4 (0.36%) Trello
11 2 (0.18%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 2 (0.18%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 2 (0.18%) Route 53
11 2 (0.18%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 14 (1.27%) VoIP
2 9 (0.82%) Internet
3 8 (0.73%) HTTP
3 8 (0.73%) LDAP
4 7 (0.64%) TCP/IP
5 4 (0.36%) DNS
6 3 (0.27%) ATM
7 2 (0.18%) DMZ
7 2 (0.18%) Firewall
7 2 (0.18%) LAN
7 2 (0.18%) NAS
7 2 (0.18%) SAN
7 2 (0.18%) Skype
7 2 (0.18%) SSL
7 2 (0.18%) VPN
7 2 (0.18%) WAN
8 1 (0.091%) AMQP
8 1 (0.091%) iSCSI
8 1 (0.091%) Wireshark
8 1 (0.091%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 179 (16.27%) SQL Server
2 53 (4.82%) Hadoop
3 46 (4.18%) Oracle Database
4 45 (4.09%) Big Data
5 44 (4.00%) NoSQL
5 44 (4.00%) Relational Database
6 37 (3.36%) Data Warehouse
7 36 (3.27%) MongoDB
8 33 (3.00%) SQL Server 2012
8 33 (3.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 30 (2.73%) MySQL
9 30 (2.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 26 (2.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 21 (1.91%) PostgreSQL
12 20 (1.82%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 14 (1.27%) Oracle Database 11g
13 14 (1.27%) SQL Server 2008
14 12 (1.09%) Oracle Database 10g
15 11 (1.00%) Crystal Reports
15 11 (1.00%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 97 (8.82%) Git (software)
2 92 (8.36%) Team Foundation Server
3 83 (7.55%) Selenium
4 80 (7.27%) JIRA
5 59 (5.36%) Visual Studio
6 56 (5.09%) Cucumber
7 53 (4.82%) Jenkins
8 37 (3.36%) Maven
9 32 (2.91%) Bitbucket
9 32 (2.91%) JUnit
10 31 (2.82%) WebDriver
11 30 (2.73%) Octopus Deploy
12 28 (2.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 25 (2.27%) TeamCity
14 22 (2.00%) Eclipse
15 21 (1.91%) Ant
16 18 (1.64%) JMeter
17 16 (1.45%) LoadRunner
17 16 (1.45%) SpecFlow
18 15 (1.36%) Mockito
General
1 159 (14.45%) Finance
2 61 (5.55%) Telecoms
3 60 (5.45%) Marketing
4 52 (4.73%) Manufacturing
5 47 (4.27%) Electronics
6 34 (3.09%) Retail
7 30 (2.73%) Banking
8 14 (1.27%) Back Office
9 12 (1.09%) Retail Banking
10 10 (0.91%) Advertising
11 9 (0.82%) Legal
12 8 (0.73%) Financial Institution
12 8 (0.73%) Military
13 4 (0.36%) Aerospace
13 4 (0.36%) Investment Banking
14 3 (0.27%) Automotive
14 3 (0.27%) Publishing
15 1 (0.091%) Law
15 1 (0.091%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 480 (43.64%) Developer
2 140 (12.73%) Java Developer
3 123 (11.18%) .NET Developer
4 119 (10.82%) Analyst
5 75 (6.82%) C# Developer
6 71 (6.45%) Architect
7 62 (5.64%) Business Analyst
8 52 (4.73%) Tester
9 51 (4.64%) Senior Developer
10 48 (4.36%) ASP.NET Developer
10 48 (4.36%) C# .NET Developer
11 47 (4.27%) Project Manager
12 45 (4.09%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 44 (4.00%) Test Analyst
14 41 (3.73%) Agile Developer
14 41 (3.73%) Software Developer
15 36 (3.27%) Software Engineer
16 35 (3.18%) C# ASP.NET Developer
17 32 (2.91%) Designer
17 32 (2.91%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 247 (22.45%) .NET
2 218 (19.82%) HTML
3 190 (17.27%) CSS
4 137 (12.45%) AngularJS
5 126 (11.45%) ASP.NET
6 122 (11.09%) jQuery
7 108 (9.82%) Web Services
8 96 (8.73%) Spring
9 88 (8.00%) ASP.NET MVC
10 86 (7.82%) REST
11 81 (7.36%) SOAP
12 77 (7.00%) JSON
13 76 (6.91%) HTML5
14 63 (5.73%) ASP.NET Web API
15 51 (4.64%) XML
16 49 (4.45%) CSS3
17 45 (4.09%) WCF
18 43 (3.91%) RESTful
18 43 (3.91%) Sass
19 40 (3.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 116 (10.55%) User Experience
2 51 (4.64%) Analytical Skills
3 37 (3.36%) Mobile App
4 24 (2.18%) Management Information System
5 17 (1.55%) CESG
5 17 (1.55%) Visualisation
6 16 (1.45%) Public Cloud
7 14 (1.27%) Computer Science
7 14 (1.27%) Mathematics
8 12 (1.09%) iPad
9 11 (1.00%) Blog
9 11 (1.00%) Data Integration
10 10 (0.91%) CESG CLAS
10 10 (0.91%) Data Centre
11 9 (0.82%) Hybrid Cloud
12 8 (0.73%) NHS
13 7 (0.64%) Cyberthreat
13 7 (0.64%) Social Media
13 7 (0.64%) Video Conferencing
14 6 (0.55%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 88 (8.00%) Linux
2 64 (5.82%) Windows
3 26 (2.36%) Apple iOS
3 26 (2.36%) Windows Server
4 24 (2.18%) Unix
5 23 (2.09%) Android
6 14 (1.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (0.55%) CentOS
8 5 (0.45%) Ubuntu
9 3 (0.27%) AIX
10 2 (0.18%) CoreOS
10 2 (0.18%) Debian
10 2 (0.18%) Embedded Linux
10 2 (0.18%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.18%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.091%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.091%) webOS
11 1 (0.091%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.091%) Windows Phone 7
11 1 (0.091%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 405 (36.82%) Scrum
2 170 (15.45%) TDD
3 154 (14.00%) MVC
4 117 (10.64%) BDD
5 115 (10.45%) DevOps
6 109 (9.91%) Software Engineering
6 109 (9.91%) Waterfall
7 107 (9.73%) Continuous Integration
8 102 (9.27%) Project Management
9 95 (8.64%) Business Intelligence
10 86 (7.82%) OO
11 85 (7.73%) SDLC
12 82 (7.45%) E-Commerce
12 82 (7.45%) Kanban
13 72 (6.55%) Unit Testing
14 62 (5.64%) Web Development
15 61 (5.55%) Programme Management
16 58 (5.27%) PRINCE2
16 58 (5.27%) Test Scripting
17 54 (4.91%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 268 (24.36%) Java
2 261 (23.73%) JavaScript
3 246 (22.36%) C#
4 175 (15.91%) SQL
5 102 (9.27%) Python
6 65 (5.91%) C++
7 48 (4.36%) Ruby
8 44 (4.00%) C
9 43 (3.91%) PL/SQL
10 38 (3.45%) Bash Shell
11 32 (2.91%) Scala
12 30 (2.73%) Perl
13 20 (1.82%) PHP
14 18 (1.64%) PowerShell
15 17 (1.55%) VB.NET
16 15 (1.36%) T-SQL
17 12 (1.09%) Apple Swift
17 12 (1.09%) Objective-C
18 9 (0.82%) Shell Script
19 7 (0.64%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 273 (24.82%) Security Cleared
2 138 (12.55%) SC Cleared
3 114 (10.36%) DV Cleared
4 53 (4.82%) Degree
5 40 (3.64%) ISEB
6 37 (3.36%) BPSS Clearance
7 21 (1.91%) CISSP
8 20 (1.82%) ISTQB
9 11 (1.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 10 (0.91%) CLAS
11 8 (0.73%) Microsoft Certification
12 5 (0.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 4 (0.36%) CISA
13 4 (0.36%) IIBA
13 4 (0.36%) MCSA
14 3 (0.27%) CCNP
14 3 (0.27%) Cisco Certification
14 3 (0.27%) HNC
14 3 (0.27%) HND
14 3 (0.27%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 90 (8.18%) QA
2 18 (1.64%) Disclosure Scotland
3 16 (1.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (0.82%) ISO 9001
5 8 (0.73%) ISO 14001
6 5 (0.45%) ISO27002
6 5 (0.45%) PCI DSS
7 4 (0.36%) WCAG
8 2 (0.18%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.18%) SDET
9 1 (0.091%) COBIT
9 1 (0.091%) Def Stans
9 1 (0.091%) JSP 440
9 1 (0.091%) MISRA
9 1 (0.091%) MISRA C
System Software
1 36 (3.27%) Docker
2 13 (1.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (0.82%) Hyper-V
4 6 (0.55%) Firmware
5 5 (0.45%) Active Directory
6 4 (0.36%) Shibboleth
6 4 (0.36%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.18%) LXC
7 2 (0.18%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.091%) HDFS
8 1 (0.091%) NFS
8 1 (0.091%) Varnish
8 1 (0.091%) vCloud
8 1 (0.091%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.091%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 34 (3.09%) Opscode Chef
2 26 (2.36%) Ansible
3 24 (2.18%) HP Quality Center
3 24 (2.18%) Puppet
4 10 (0.91%) Terraform
5 7 (0.64%) OpenAM
6 5 (0.45%) Packer
7 4 (0.36%) OpenSSO
7 4 (0.36%) Salt
7 4 (0.36%) Sun Identity Manager
8 3 (0.27%) CloudHub
8 3 (0.27%) PowerCLI
9 2 (0.18%) Kubernetes
9 2 (0.18%) Nagios
9 2 (0.18%) Oozie
9 2 (0.18%) OSSEC
10 1 (0.091%) Hadoop YARN
10 1 (0.091%) Kibana
10 1 (0.091%) Mesos
10 1 (0.091%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 144 (13.09%) Microsoft
2 117 (10.64%) Oracle
3 56 (5.09%) SAP
4 21 (1.91%) HP
5 17 (1.55%) Sitecore
6 14 (1.27%) IBM
6 14 (1.27%) VMware
7 11 (1.00%) IFS
7 11 (1.00%) Red Hat
8 10 (0.91%) Atlassian
9 9 (0.82%) Adobe
9 9 (0.82%) Salesforce.com
10 8 (0.73%) Cloudera
11 7 (0.64%) ATG
11 7 (0.64%) ForgeRock
12 6 (0.55%) Sun
13 5 (0.45%) Google
13 5 (0.45%) Siebel
13 5 (0.45%) Talend
13 5 (0.45%) Telerik
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