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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Agile Software Development
Rank 4 4 5
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 508 556 454
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 16.71% 17.35% 15.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 21.51% 22.44% 19.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 359 399 349
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £306 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £553 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £398 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.91% +6.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 22 8
Median hourly rate £38.88 £38.64 £38.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% +1.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.25 £30.00 £34.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £86.75 £42.75 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.92 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+7.30% +6.66%
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
2362 2478 2280
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 77.67% 77.32% 77.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1575 1661 1530
Median daily rate £390 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.64% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 111 100
Median hourly rate £35.00 £39.25 £33.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.82% +15.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £17.63 £15.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.80 £55.00 £42.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.63 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-6.14% +13.06%

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 24 July 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 -3 137 £400 - 70
Wiltshire +9 114 £375 +11.11% 31
Gloucestershire -1 84 £450 +4.34% 45
Devon -1 54 £350 - 6
Dorset +11 38 £418 -7.22% 33
Somerset -2 38 £375 +7.14% 29
Agile Software Development
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

1 285 (29.69%) Scrum
2 263 (27.40%) Security Cleared
3 251 (26.15%) Java
4 235 (24.48%) JavaScript
5 218 (22.71%) HTML
6 190 (19.79%) C#
7 187 (19.48%) CSS
8 161 (16.77%) .NET
9 147 (15.31%) Finance
10 143 (14.90%) SQL
11 136 (14.17%) TDD
12 127 (13.23%) Web Services
13 126 (13.13%) SC Cleared
14 122 (12.71%) DV Cleared
15 119 (12.40%) Waterfall
16 116 (12.08%) jQuery
17 113 (11.77%) MVC
18 110 (11.46%) SQL Server
19 108 (11.25%) JIRA
20 102 (10.63%) Oracle
20 102 (10.63%) Microsoft
20 102 (10.63%) AngularJS
21 98 (10.21%) Project Management
22 96 (10.00%) Software Engineering
22 96 (10.00%) REST
23 95 (9.90%) OO
24 93 (9.69%) Git (software)
25 89 (9.27%) ASP.NET
26 87 (9.06%) Linux
27 85 (8.85%) Spring

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 (4.69%) Confluence
2 30 (3.13%) SharePoint
3 27 (2.81%) Apache
4 20 (2.08%) Elasticsearch
5 17 (1.77%) CMS
5 17 (1.77%) Tomcat
6 14 (1.46%) JBoss
7 12 (1.25%) Apache Spark
8 11 (1.15%) IIS
9 8 (0.83%) SAS
9 8 (0.83%) WebLogic
10 7 (0.73%) Sitecore CMS
10 7 (0.73%) WebSphere
11 6 (0.63%) Apache Pig
12 5 (0.52%) NServiceBus
12 5 (0.52%) SharePoint 2010
13 4 (0.42%) Apache Solr
13 4 (0.42%) Mule
13 4 (0.42%) OpenStack
13 4 (0.42%) Umbraco
Applications
1 21 (2.19%) MS Excel
2 9 (0.94%) MS Project
2 9 (0.94%) Photoshop
3 7 (0.73%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 7 (0.73%) Adobe Illustrator
3 7 (0.73%) MS Office
3 7 (0.73%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.52%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.31%) Fireworks
6 2 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.10%) InDesign
7 1 (0.10%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 38 (3.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 8 (0.83%) Dynamics AX
2 8 (0.83%) Magento
3 7 (0.73%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (0.52%) Oracle EBS
4 5 (0.52%) Oracle EBS R12
5 4 (0.42%) Oracle BPM
6 3 (0.31%) Oracle ERP
7 2 (0.21%) Oracle Cash Management
7 2 (0.21%) Primavera
7 2 (0.21%) SAP BPC
8 1 (0.10%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.10%) Oracle CRM
8 1 (0.10%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 1 (0.10%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 44 (4.58%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 28 (2.92%) GitHub
4 13 (1.35%) SaaS
5 10 (1.04%) Amazon EC2
5 10 (1.04%) Amazon S3
6 6 (0.63%) PaaS
7 5 (0.52%) IaaS
8 4 (0.42%) Office 365
9 3 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (0.21%) Heroku
10 2 (0.21%) TestFlight
11 1 (0.10%) AWS CloudFormation
11 1 (0.10%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 1 (0.10%) AWS OpsWorks
11 1 (0.10%) Google Analytics
11 1 (0.10%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 10 (1.04%) Internet
2 7 (0.73%) SAN
2 7 (0.73%) TCP/IP
2 7 (0.73%) VoIP
3 4 (0.42%) SSH
4 3 (0.31%) HTTP
4 3 (0.31%) iSCSI
4 3 (0.31%) LDAP
4 3 (0.31%) Wireless
5 2 (0.21%) Firewall
5 2 (0.21%) Network Security
5 2 (0.21%) SSL
5 2 (0.21%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (0.21%) ZigBee
6 1 (0.10%) 802.15
6 1 (0.10%) Bluetooth
6 1 (0.10%) Broadband
6 1 (0.10%) DECT
6 1 (0.10%) GPRS
6 1 (0.10%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 110 (11.46%) SQL Server
2 40 (4.17%) Relational Database
3 38 (3.96%) Hadoop
3 38 (3.96%) MySQL
4 36 (3.75%) Big Data
5 34 (3.54%) MongoDB
6 30 (3.13%) NoSQL
7 27 (2.81%) Oracle Database
8 19 (1.98%) Data Warehouse
9 16 (1.67%) RDBMS
10 14 (1.46%) Neo4j
10 14 (1.46%) OrientDB
11 13 (1.35%) PostgreSQL
12 12 (1.25%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 9 (0.94%) GIS
13 9 (0.94%) Oracle Database 11g
13 9 (0.94%) Oracle Reports
13 9 (0.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 8 (0.83%) SQL Server 2008
14 8 (0.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 108 (11.25%) JIRA
2 93 (9.69%) Git (software)
3 74 (7.71%) Selenium
4 70 (7.29%) Jenkins
5 58 (6.04%) Cucumber
6 43 (4.48%) Maven
7 36 (3.75%) Team Foundation Server
8 34 (3.54%) Subversion
8 34 (3.54%) Visual Studio
9 30 (3.13%) WebDriver
10 23 (2.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 23 (2.40%) SpecFlow
11 22 (2.29%) JUnit
12 18 (1.88%) Capybara
12 18 (1.88%) TeamCity
13 17 (1.77%) Hudson
14 16 (1.67%) Bitbucket
14 16 (1.67%) Eclipse
14 16 (1.67%) WATIR
15 14 (1.46%) Grunt
General
1 147 (15.31%) Finance
2 50 (5.21%) Marketing
3 48 (5.00%) Telecoms
4 42 (4.38%) Manufacturing
5 39 (4.06%) Electronics
6 28 (2.92%) Retail
7 24 (2.50%) Banking
8 11 (1.15%) Games
9 9 (0.94%) Back Office
10 8 (0.83%) Aerospace
11 7 (0.73%) Advertising
12 6 (0.63%) Investment Banking
13 5 (0.52%) Automotive
13 5 (0.52%) Financial Institution
14 4 (0.42%) Legal
15 3 (0.31%) Military
15 3 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
16 2 (0.21%) Retail Banking
17 1 (0.10%) Billing
17 1 (0.10%) Law
Job Titles
1 398 (41.46%) Developer
2 131 (13.65%) Java Developer
3 128 (13.33%) Analyst
4 88 (9.17%) Project Manager
5 77 (8.02%) .NET Developer
6 69 (7.19%) Business Analyst
7 66 (6.88%) Architect
8 64 (6.67%) C# Developer
9 42 (4.38%) Agile Developer
9 42 (4.38%) ASP.NET Developer
9 42 (4.38%) C# .NET Developer
9 42 (4.38%) Software Developer
9 42 (4.38%) Test Engineer
10 41 (4.27%) Test Analyst
11 39 (4.06%) Tester
12 37 (3.85%) Software Engineer
13 35 (3.65%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 34 (3.54%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
14 34 (3.54%) Senior Developer
15 33 (3.44%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 218 (22.71%) HTML
2 187 (19.48%) CSS
3 161 (16.77%) .NET
4 127 (13.23%) Web Services
5 116 (12.08%) jQuery
6 102 (10.63%) AngularJS
7 96 (10.00%) REST
8 89 (9.27%) ASP.NET
9 85 (8.85%) Spring
10 70 (7.29%) HTML5
11 67 (6.98%) ASP.NET MVC
12 62 (6.46%) XML
13 61 (6.35%) JSON
14 51 (5.31%) RESTful
15 49 (5.10%) SOAP
16 48 (5.00%) CSS3
17 45 (4.69%) Hibernate
18 42 (4.38%) J2EE
19 40 (4.17%) ASP.NET Web API
20 33 (3.44%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 82 (8.54%) User Experience
2 53 (5.52%) Mobile App
3 27 (2.81%) Analytical Skills
4 23 (2.40%) NHS
5 21 (2.19%) Management Information System
6 16 (1.67%) Visualisation
7 15 (1.56%) iPad
8 12 (1.25%) Public Cloud
8 12 (1.25%) Wiki
9 10 (1.04%) Data Integration
10 9 (0.94%) Computer Science
10 9 (0.94%) Cyberthreat
11 7 (0.73%) N-Tier
11 7 (0.73%) Social Media
11 7 (0.73%) Video Conferencing
12 6 (0.63%) Blog
12 6 (0.63%) Hybrid Cloud
12 6 (0.63%) Private Cloud
13 5 (0.52%) Semantic Web
13 5 (0.52%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 87 (9.06%) Linux
2 45 (4.69%) Windows
3 39 (4.06%) Unix
4 20 (2.08%) Android
5 18 (1.88%) Windows Server
6 10 (1.04%) Apple iOS
6 10 (1.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (0.52%) Oracle Linux
8 3 (0.31%) Windows Phone
8 3 (0.31%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (0.31%) Windows XP
9 2 (0.21%) AIX
9 2 (0.21%) CentOS
9 2 (0.21%) Windows 10
9 2 (0.21%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.21%) Windows Mobile
9 2 (0.21%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.10%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (0.10%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.10%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 285 (29.69%) Scrum
2 136 (14.17%) TDD
3 119 (12.40%) Waterfall
4 113 (11.77%) MVC
5 98 (10.21%) Project Management
6 96 (10.00%) Software Engineering
7 95 (9.90%) OO
8 85 (8.85%) DevOps
9 84 (8.75%) Continuous Integration
10 83 (8.65%) BDD
11 76 (7.92%) E-Commerce
12 73 (7.60%) Stakeholder Management
13 69 (7.19%) SDLC
14 68 (7.08%) Programme Management
15 64 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
16 59 (6.15%) PRINCE2
17 56 (5.83%) Migration
18 55 (5.73%) Web Development
19 51 (5.31%) Front End Development
20 48 (5.00%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 251 (26.15%) Java
2 235 (24.48%) JavaScript
3 190 (19.79%) C#
4 143 (14.90%) SQL
5 73 (7.60%) Ruby
6 72 (7.50%) C++
7 67 (6.98%) Python
8 41 (4.27%) C
9 40 (4.17%) PHP
10 32 (3.33%) Perl
11 30 (3.13%) PL/SQL
12 23 (2.40%) Bash Shell
13 20 (2.08%) Scala
14 12 (1.25%) Objective-C
15 11 (1.15%) T-SQL
16 9 (0.94%) VB.NET
17 8 (0.83%) Groovy
18 7 (0.73%) Lua
18 7 (0.73%) PowerShell
18 7 (0.73%) R
Qualifications
1 263 (27.40%) Security Cleared
2 126 (13.13%) SC Cleared
3 122 (12.71%) DV Cleared
4 46 (4.79%) Degree
5 38 (3.96%) ISEB
5 38 (3.96%) ISTQB
6 10 (1.04%) BPSS Clearance
7 7 (0.73%) ITIL Certification
7 7 (0.73%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (0.73%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 6 (0.63%) CISSP
8 6 (0.63%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 6 (0.63%) MCSA
8 6 (0.63%) MCSE
9 5 (0.52%) CLAS
9 5 (0.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 5 (0.52%) MCSD
9 5 (0.52%) Sun Certification
10 3 (0.31%) BC Cleared
10 3 (0.31%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 75 (7.81%) QA
2 19 (1.98%) HL7
3 12 (1.25%) ISO 9001
4 10 (1.04%) Disclosure Scotland
4 10 (1.04%) ISO 14001
5 8 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.42%) Solvency II
7 3 (0.31%) GMP
8 1 (0.10%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.10%) GAAP
8 1 (0.10%) JSP 440
8 1 (0.10%) MISRA
8 1 (0.10%) MISRA C
8 1 (0.10%) OIPF
8 1 (0.10%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.10%) SDET
8 1 (0.10%) TickIT
System Software
1 28 (2.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (2.50%) Docker
3 20 (2.08%) Xen
4 5 (0.52%) Hyper-V
5 4 (0.42%) vSphere
6 3 (0.31%) NFS
6 3 (0.31%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.21%) Shibboleth
7 2 (0.21%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.10%) Active Directory
8 1 (0.10%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (0.10%) Platform Symphony
8 1 (0.10%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 30 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
2 24 (2.50%) Puppet
3 20 (2.08%) Microsoft Intune
4 11 (1.15%) Ansible
5 10 (1.04%) HP Quality Center
6 7 (0.73%) OpenAM
7 3 (0.31%) Kubernetes
7 3 (0.31%) Oozie
8 2 (0.21%) CloudHub
8 2 (0.21%) Kibana
8 2 (0.21%) Mesos
8 2 (0.21%) OpenSSO
8 2 (0.21%) Salt
8 2 (0.21%) Sun Identity Manager
8 2 (0.21%) ZABBIX
9 1 (0.10%) CFEngine
9 1 (0.10%) Nagios
9 1 (0.10%) Nexpose
9 1 (0.10%) Pingdom
9 1 (0.10%) SCCM
Vendors
1 102 (10.63%) Microsoft
1 102 (10.63%) Oracle
2 44 (4.58%) SAP
3 30 (3.13%) VMware
4 20 (2.08%) Citrix
5 16 (1.67%) Red Hat
5 16 (1.67%) Sitecore
6 15 (1.56%) HP
7 13 (1.35%) Rally
8 8 (0.83%) Adobe
8 8 (0.83%) IBM
9 7 (0.73%) Apple
9 7 (0.73%) ATG
9 7 (0.73%) Sun
10 6 (0.63%) Salesforce.com
11 5 (0.52%) ESRI
11 5 (0.52%) ForgeRock
11 5 (0.52%) Siebel
12 4 (0.42%) Atlassian
12 4 (0.42%) Zend
Bristol, Avon
CPS Group UK
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 23 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 23 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Wiltshire
Yoh
Posted: 4 days ago
South West
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £325 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Sanderson
Rate: £325 - £360 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol
Arrows Group Ltd
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Rate: From £20,000 to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Wiltshire
Yoh
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £375 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Modis International
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
South West
People Source Consulting
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
Arrows Group Ltd
Rate: £400 - £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Exeter
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £375.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucestershire
TEKsystems
Rate: £349 - £451 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per day + Market Rates
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Austin Fraser
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + DOE
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £300.00 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
South West
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £40,000 - £60,000
Posted: 2 days ago