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 1 June 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
1 Jun 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 477 499 473
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 16.06% 16.58% 15.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 20.50% 21.51% 20.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 333 348 350
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £314 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £598 £502 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+9.67% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 5 3
Median hourly rate £42.25 £32.54 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.84% -13.22%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.13 £36.13 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+11.07% +3.21%
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
2327 2320 2359
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 78.35% 77.08% 79.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1514 1566 1576
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £530 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 122 100 119
Median hourly rate £39.00 £36.50 £33.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.84% +7.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.40 £16.55 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.90 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+4.59% +1.66%

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 1 June 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
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 1 June 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 -1 130 £425 +6.25% 66
Wiltshire +10 103 £363 -9.37% 11
Gloucestershire -2 82 £413 -8.33% 53
Devon +1 51 £340 -9.33% 6
Dorset 0 40 £440 +5.38% 26
Somerset +2 33 £400 +21.21% 24
Agile Software Development
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 June 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.

1 334 (33.00%) Scrum
2 309 (30.53%) Security Cleared
3 301 (29.74%) Java
4 233 (23.02%) JavaScript
5 212 (20.95%) HTML
6 183 (18.08%) CSS
7 175 (17.29%) C#
7 175 (17.29%) SQL
8 160 (15.81%) Finance
9 153 (15.12%) SC Cleared
10 146 (14.43%) .NET
11 141 (13.93%) Web Services
12 132 (13.04%) TDD
13 125 (12.35%) JIRA
14 123 (12.15%) Microsoft
15 119 (11.76%) DV Cleared
16 114 (11.26%) Waterfall
17 108 (10.67%) SQL Server
18 107 (10.57%) Git (software)
19 106 (10.47%) BDD
20 99 (9.78%) OO
20 99 (9.78%) Software Engineering
21 97 (9.58%) jQuery
22 95 (9.39%) MVC
23 91 (8.99%) Spring
24 88 (8.70%) AngularJS
25 86 (8.50%) Project Management
26 85 (8.40%) Ruby
27 84 (8.30%) Cucumber
28 82 (8.10%) Jenkins

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 45 (4.45%) Confluence
2 32 (3.16%) Apache
3 26 (2.57%) SharePoint
4 24 (2.37%) Elasticsearch
5 23 (2.27%) Tomcat
6 22 (2.17%) Node.js
7 15 (1.48%) JBoss
8 12 (1.19%) CMS
8 12 (1.19%) IIS
9 10 (0.99%) WebSphere
10 9 (0.89%) SAS
11 6 (0.59%) Apache Spark
11 6 (0.59%) OpenStack
12 5 (0.49%) Apache Pig
12 5 (0.49%) WebLogic
13 4 (0.40%) NServiceBus
13 4 (0.40%) SharePoint 2010
13 4 (0.40%) Sitecore CMS
13 4 (0.40%) Umbraco
13 4 (0.40%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 23 (2.27%) MS Excel
2 18 (1.78%) MS Office
3 9 (0.89%) MS Project
3 9 (0.89%) MS Visio
4 7 (0.69%) Photoshop
5 5 (0.49%) Adobe Illustrator
5 5 (0.49%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (0.40%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (0.20%) Fireworks
7 2 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 34 (3.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 8 (0.79%) Magento
3 7 (0.69%) Dynamics AX
4 5 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.30%) Oracle BPM
6 2 (0.20%) Primavera
7 1 (0.099%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.099%) Oracle CRM
7 1 (0.099%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 1 (0.099%) SAP BPC
7 1 (0.099%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 31 (3.06%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (1.98%) GitHub
4 12 (1.19%) Office 365
5 9 (0.89%) Amazon S3
5 9 (0.89%) SaaS
6 8 (0.79%) Amazon EC2
7 6 (0.59%) Amazon Kinesis
8 4 (0.40%) IaaS
9 3 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (0.20%) PaaS
11 1 (0.099%) AWS CloudFormation
11 1 (0.099%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 1 (0.099%) AWS OpsWorks
11 1 (0.099%) Heroku
11 1 (0.099%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 12 (1.19%) Internet
2 10 (0.99%) HTTP
3 9 (0.89%) TCP/IP
4 7 (0.69%) SAN
5 6 (0.59%) Firewall
6 4 (0.40%) Broadband
6 4 (0.40%) HbbTV
6 4 (0.40%) SSH
7 3 (0.30%) DVB
7 3 (0.30%) Remote Desktop
8 2 (0.20%) iSCSI
8 2 (0.20%) Network Security
8 2 (0.20%) SSL
9 1 (0.099%) DECT
9 1 (0.099%) DHCP
9 1 (0.099%) DNS
9 1 (0.099%) LDAP
9 1 (0.099%) OpenFlow
9 1 (0.099%) Reverse Proxy
9 1 (0.099%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 108 (10.67%) SQL Server
2 47 (4.64%) Relational Database
3 37 (3.66%) MySQL
4 33 (3.26%) MongoDB
5 28 (2.77%) Big Data
6 27 (2.67%) RDBMS
7 26 (2.57%) NoSQL
8 24 (2.37%) Oracle Database
9 23 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
10 21 (2.08%) PostgreSQL
11 20 (1.98%) Hadoop
12 13 (1.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 13 (1.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 12 (1.19%) Oracle Database 11g
13 12 (1.19%) OrientDB
14 11 (1.09%) Neo4j
15 7 (0.69%) BusinessObjects
15 7 (0.69%) GIS
15 7 (0.69%) Star Schema
16 6 (0.59%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 125 (12.35%) JIRA
2 107 (10.57%) Git (software)
3 84 (8.30%) Cucumber
4 82 (8.10%) Jenkins
5 78 (7.71%) Selenium
6 59 (5.83%) Maven
7 36 (3.56%) Subversion
7 36 (3.56%) Visual Studio
8 35 (3.46%) WebDriver
9 32 (3.16%) Team Foundation Server
10 26 (2.57%) Capybara
11 25 (2.47%) Eclipse
12 24 (2.37%) JUnit
13 22 (2.17%) SpecFlow
14 18 (1.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 16 (1.58%) WATIR
16 14 (1.38%) IntelliJ
17 13 (1.28%) Bitbucket
18 12 (1.19%) gulp
18 12 (1.19%) Hudson
General
1 160 (15.81%) Finance
2 49 (4.84%) Telecoms
3 45 (4.45%) Marketing
4 42 (4.15%) Manufacturing
5 35 (3.46%) Electronics
6 26 (2.57%) Retail
7 25 (2.47%) Banking
8 15 (1.48%) Games
9 11 (1.09%) Aerospace
10 6 (0.59%) Back Office
10 6 (0.59%) Military
11 5 (0.49%) Legal
12 4 (0.40%) Investment Banking
13 3 (0.30%) Advertising
13 3 (0.30%) Automotive
13 3 (0.30%) Financial Institution
13 3 (0.30%) Law
13 3 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
14 2 (0.20%) Retail Banking
15 1 (0.099%) Billing
Job Titles
1 424 (41.90%) Developer
2 153 (15.12%) Java Developer
3 141 (13.93%) Analyst
4 97 (9.58%) Project Manager
5 72 (7.11%) Business Analyst
6 67 (6.62%) Architect
7 63 (6.23%) .NET Developer
8 53 (5.24%) C# Developer
9 51 (5.04%) Test Analyst
10 46 (4.55%) Agile Developer
10 46 (4.55%) Software Developer
11 41 (4.05%) Software Engineer
12 38 (3.75%) Test Engineer
12 38 (3.75%) Tester
13 37 (3.66%) JavaScript Developer
14 36 (3.56%) Senior Developer
15 31 (3.06%) C# .NET Developer
15 31 (3.06%) Scrum Master
16 29 (2.87%) ASP.NET Developer
17 28 (2.77%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 212 (20.95%) HTML
2 183 (18.08%) CSS
3 146 (14.43%) .NET
4 141 (13.93%) Web Services
5 97 (9.58%) jQuery
6 91 (8.99%) Spring
7 88 (8.70%) AngularJS
8 79 (7.81%) REST
9 70 (6.92%) XML
10 69 (6.82%) ASP.NET
11 60 (5.93%) RESTful
12 59 (5.83%) HTML5
13 58 (5.73%) Hibernate
14 48 (4.74%) ASP.NET MVC
15 42 (4.15%) J2EE
16 40 (3.95%) CSS3
17 35 (3.46%) JSON
17 35 (3.46%) SOAP
18 28 (2.77%) ASP.NET Web API
19 27 (2.67%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 67 (6.62%) User Experience
2 54 (5.34%) Analytical Skills
3 45 (4.45%) Mobile App
4 25 (2.47%) Computer Science
5 18 (1.78%) Management Information System
6 17 (1.68%) NHS
7 13 (1.28%) iPad
7 13 (1.28%) Wiki
8 12 (1.19%) N-Tier
9 10 (0.99%) Replication
10 9 (0.89%) Cyberthreat
11 8 (0.79%) Private Cloud
11 8 (0.79%) Visualisation
12 6 (0.59%) Data Centre
12 6 (0.59%) Social Media
13 5 (0.49%) Data Structures
13 5 (0.49%) Enterprise Software
13 5 (0.49%) Public Cloud
14 4 (0.40%) Internet of Things
14 4 (0.40%) Psychology
Operating Systems
1 73 (7.21%) Linux
2 53 (5.24%) Windows
3 39 (3.85%) Unix
4 17 (1.68%) Windows Server
5 15 (1.48%) Android
6 9 (0.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (0.79%) Apple iOS
8 4 (0.40%) Windows 8
9 3 (0.30%) CentOS
9 3 (0.30%) Oracle Linux
9 3 (0.30%) Windows Phone
9 3 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (0.30%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.20%) Windows 10
10 2 (0.20%) Windows Mobile
10 2 (0.20%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.099%) AIX
11 1 (0.099%) Embedded Linux
11 1 (0.099%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.099%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 334 (33.00%) Scrum
2 132 (13.04%) TDD
3 114 (11.26%) Waterfall
4 106 (10.47%) BDD
5 99 (9.78%) OO
5 99 (9.78%) Software Engineering
6 95 (9.39%) MVC
7 86 (8.50%) Project Management
8 80 (7.91%) Stakeholder Management
9 78 (7.71%) Continuous Integration
10 75 (7.41%) DevOps
11 71 (7.02%) Programme Management
12 68 (6.72%) SDLC
13 65 (6.42%) Test Automation
14 61 (6.03%) Web Development
15 59 (5.83%) Migration
16 58 (5.73%) ITIL
17 56 (5.53%) Business Intelligence
17 56 (5.53%) PRINCE2
18 55 (5.43%) UML
Programming Languages
1 301 (29.74%) Java
2 233 (23.02%) JavaScript
3 175 (17.29%) C#
3 175 (17.29%) SQL
4 85 (8.40%) Ruby
5 74 (7.31%) C++
6 64 (6.32%) Python
7 50 (4.94%) C
8 38 (3.75%) PHP
9 29 (2.87%) Perl
10 28 (2.77%) PL/SQL
11 20 (1.98%) Bash Shell
12 15 (1.48%) Scala
13 14 (1.38%) Groovy
13 14 (1.38%) T-SQL
14 13 (1.28%) Objective-C
15 9 (0.89%) Ada
15 9 (0.89%) MATLAB
15 9 (0.89%) R
16 8 (0.79%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 309 (30.53%) Security Cleared
2 153 (15.12%) SC Cleared
3 119 (11.76%) DV Cleared
4 64 (6.32%) Degree
5 42 (4.15%) ISTQB
6 41 (4.05%) ISEB
7 12 (1.19%) BPSS Clearance
8 10 (0.99%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 8 (0.79%) Microsoft Certification
10 7 (0.69%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 6 (0.59%) ITIL Certification
11 6 (0.59%) MCSE
12 5 (0.49%) CISSP
12 5 (0.49%) MCSA
12 5 (0.49%) MCSD
13 4 (0.40%) CREST Certified
13 4 (0.40%) GWAPT
13 4 (0.40%) OSCE
13 4 (0.40%) OSCP
13 4 (0.40%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 74 (7.31%) QA
2 22 (2.17%) ISO 9001
3 21 (2.08%) ISO 14001
4 18 (1.78%) HL7
5 13 (1.28%) Disclosure Scotland
6 4 (0.40%) OIPF
6 4 (0.40%) SLA
6 4 (0.40%) Solvency II
7 3 (0.30%) GMP
7 3 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (0.30%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.099%) GAAP
8 1 (0.099%) MISRA
8 1 (0.099%) MISRA C
8 1 (0.099%) SDET
8 1 (0.099%) TickIT
System Software
1 33 (3.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (2.17%) Docker
3 20 (1.98%) Xen
4 11 (1.09%) Active Directory
5 7 (0.69%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.30%) vSphere
7 2 (0.20%) NFS
7 2 (0.20%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.099%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (0.099%) HDFS
8 1 (0.099%) Platform Symphony
8 1 (0.099%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 22 (2.17%) Puppet
2 18 (1.78%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (0.59%) Ansible
4 5 (0.49%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (0.30%) CloudHub
5 3 (0.30%) SCCM
6 2 (0.20%) Kibana
6 2 (0.20%) Kubernetes
6 2 (0.20%) Mesos
6 2 (0.20%) OpenAM
7 1 (0.099%) CFEngine
7 1 (0.099%) DBAmp
7 1 (0.099%) Nagios
7 1 (0.099%) Nexpose
7 1 (0.099%) Oozie
7 1 (0.099%) QRadar
7 1 (0.099%) Salt
7 1 (0.099%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 123 (12.15%) Microsoft
2 80 (7.91%) Oracle
3 40 (3.95%) SAP
4 35 (3.46%) VMware
5 23 (2.27%) Citrix
6 15 (1.48%) Rally
7 13 (1.28%) HP
7 13 (1.28%) IBM
8 11 (1.09%) Red Hat
9 10 (0.99%) ATG
9 10 (0.99%) Cisco
10 9 (0.89%) Apple
11 8 (0.79%) CheckPoint
12 7 (0.69%) Juniper
12 7 (0.69%) Nokia
12 7 (0.69%) Salesforce.com
12 7 (0.69%) Tableau
12 7 (0.69%) Zend
13 6 (0.59%) Sitecore
14 5 (0.49%) Atlassian
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