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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 24 32 44
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +12
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 208 110 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 6.56% 4.93% 3.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.19% 6.94% 5.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 82 78
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £353 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.38% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+48.64% +2.77%
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
2263 1586 2144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 71.32% 71.06% 68.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 1500 1046 1275
Average daily rate £388 £370 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.72% -1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £512 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 69 154
Average hourly rate £34.50 £17.23 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.29% -44.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.80 £8.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.10 £43.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 22 August 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Software Development within the South West region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +9 100 £400 +23.07% 36
Gloucestershire -11 24 £405 +11.72% 14
Somerset -3 23 £325 -10.34% 21
Wiltshire -4 19 £300 -23.07% 18
Devon -8 19 £375 - 7
Dorset +8 15 £338 +12.50% 9
Cornwall - - - -
Agile Software Development
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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.

1 123 (29.29%) PHP
2 114 (27.14%) Java
3 99 (23.57%) HTML
4 97 (23.10%) Scrum
5 96 (22.86%) JavaScript
6 88 (20.95%) jQuery
7 79 (18.81%) CSS
7 79 (18.81%) Linux
8 76 (18.10%) Security Cleared
9 71 (16.90%) Continuous Integration
10 69 (16.43%) Zend
11 60 (14.29%) Finance
12 59 (14.05%) Software Engineering
13 56 (13.33%) MySQL
14 52 (12.38%) HTML5
15 51 (12.14%) Zend Framework
16 49 (11.67%) Spring
17 46 (10.95%) TDD
17 46 (10.95%) CentOS
17 46 (10.95%) C#
18 45 (10.71%) SQL
19 41 (9.76%) OO
19 41 (9.76%) Automated Testing
20 40 (9.52%) Web Services
21 38 (9.05%) Oracle
22 37 (8.81%) Project Management
23 36 (8.57%) .NET
23 36 (8.57%) Maven
23 36 (8.57%) PHP5
23 36 (8.57%) DV Cleared

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 31 (7.38%) Apache
2 17 (4.05%) Tomcat
3 16 (3.81%) Confluence
4 11 (2.62%) WebLogic
5 8 (1.90%) SharePoint
6 6 (1.43%) SharePoint 2010
7 5 (1.19%) CMS
8 4 (0.95%) Drupal
9 3 (0.71%) WebSphere
9 3 (0.71%) Umbraco
10 2 (0.48%) IIS
10 2 (0.48%) WebSphere Application Server
10 2 (0.48%) Kentico
11 1 (0.24%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.24%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.24%) Apache Qpid
11 1 (0.24%) Oracle Service Bus
11 1 (0.24%) Sitecore CMS
11 1 (0.24%) MS Exchange
11 1 (0.24%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 8 (1.90%) MS Project
2 7 (1.67%) MS Office
2 7 (1.67%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.48%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.48%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.24%) PowerPivot
4 1 (0.24%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.24%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.24%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 10 (2.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 7 (1.67%) Summit
3 5 (1.19%) Magento
4 4 (0.95%) Oracle BPM
4 4 (0.95%) Shopify
5 2 (0.48%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.24%) Cordys
6 1 (0.24%) Maximo
6 1 (0.24%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 13 (3.10%) Cloud Computing
2 10 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (1.90%) SaaS
4 7 (1.67%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (1.43%) Amazon EC2
6 5 (1.19%) IaaS
7 3 (0.71%) Office 365
8 2 (0.48%) Force.com
9 1 (0.24%) GitHub
9 1 (0.24%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (4.76%) Internet
2 14 (3.33%) LDAP
3 12 (2.86%) Firewall
4 9 (2.14%) VPN
5 8 (1.90%) SSL
5 8 (1.90%) X.509
6 4 (0.95%) AMQP
7 3 (0.71%) VoIP
7 3 (0.71%) WAN
7 3 (0.71%) LAN
8 2 (0.48%) Intranet
8 2 (0.48%) DVB
8 2 (0.48%) PPP
9 1 (0.24%) ZigBee
9 1 (0.24%) LTE
9 1 (0.24%) Wireless
9 1 (0.24%) Bluetooth
9 1 (0.24%) GPRS
9 1 (0.24%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (13.33%) MySQL
2 26 (6.19%) Relational Database
3 20 (4.76%) SQL Server
4 18 (4.29%) RDBMS
5 12 (2.86%) Oracle Database
6 8 (1.90%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (1.67%) MongoDB
7 7 (1.67%) NoSQL
7 7 (1.67%) SQL Server 2008
8 6 (1.43%) Oracle Database 11g
8 6 (1.43%) Big Data
9 4 (0.95%) Hadoop
9 4 (0.95%) CouchDB
9 4 (0.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (0.95%) Hazelcast
10 3 (0.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (0.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (0.48%) OLTP
11 2 (0.48%) OLAP
11 2 (0.48%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 36 (8.57%) Maven
2 34 (8.10%) Selenium
2 34 (8.10%) JIRA
3 30 (7.14%) Subversion
3 30 (7.14%) PHPUnit
4 25 (5.95%) Git (software)
5 22 (5.24%) Jenkins
6 19 (4.52%) WebDriver
7 17 (4.05%) Team Foundation Server
8 15 (3.57%) JUnit
9 14 (3.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 13 (3.10%) TestNG
10 13 (3.10%) ClearCase
10 13 (3.10%) Visual Studio
10 13 (3.10%) Ant
11 10 (2.38%) Hudson
12 8 (1.90%) QuickTest Pro
12 8 (1.90%) Apache Ivy
12 8 (1.90%) SoapUI
13 7 (1.67%) SpecFlow
General
1 60 (14.29%) Finance
2 22 (5.24%) Telecoms
3 19 (4.52%) Manufacturing
4 11 (2.62%) Marketing
4 11 (2.62%) Retail
4 11 (2.62%) Electronics
5 6 (1.43%) Back Office
6 3 (0.71%) Publishing
7 2 (0.48%) Games
8 1 (0.24%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.24%) Banking
8 1 (0.24%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.24%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 211 (50.24%) Developer
2 68 (16.19%) PHP Developer
3 50 (11.90%) Java Developer
4 40 (9.52%) Analyst
5 37 (8.81%) Project Manager
6 27 (6.43%) Senior Developer
7 26 (6.19%) Tester
8 25 (5.95%) Web Developer
9 23 (5.48%) Software Engineer
10 21 (5.00%) Business Analyst
11 20 (4.76%) Architect
12 19 (4.52%) DevOps Engineer
13 18 (4.29%) Designer
14 17 (4.05%) Consultant
14 17 (4.05%) .NET Developer
15 12 (2.86%) Linux DevOps Engineer
15 12 (2.86%) Software Developer
16 11 (2.62%) Agile Project Manager
16 11 (2.62%) Test Analyst
17 10 (2.38%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 99 (23.57%) HTML
2 88 (20.95%) jQuery
3 79 (18.81%) CSS
4 52 (12.38%) HTML5
5 51 (12.14%) Zend Framework
6 49 (11.67%) Spring
7 40 (9.52%) Web Services
8 36 (8.57%) .NET
9 26 (6.19%) J2EE
9 26 (6.19%) CSS3
10 25 (5.95%) XML
11 22 (5.24%) ASP.NET
11 22 (5.24%) LAMP
12 18 (4.29%) RESTful
13 17 (4.05%) Ajax
14 14 (3.33%) .NET Framework
15 13 (3.10%) REST
16 12 (2.86%) SOAP
17 11 (2.62%) Java EE
17 11 (2.62%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 21 (5.00%) Open Source
2 12 (2.86%) DTV
3 11 (2.62%) Computer Science
3 11 (2.62%) Management Information System
4 9 (2.14%) RIA
5 7 (1.67%) Mobile App
5 7 (1.67%) Wiki
6 5 (1.19%) Digital Media
6 5 (1.19%) RMADS
7 4 (0.95%) Clustering
7 4 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (0.71%) Social Media
8 3 (0.71%) E-Learning
8 3 (0.71%) Streaming Video
8 3 (0.71%) W3C
9 2 (0.48%) MPEG
9 2 (0.48%) Reference Data
9 2 (0.48%) IPTV
10 1 (0.24%) Web 2.0
10 1 (0.24%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 79 (18.81%) Linux
2 46 (10.95%) CentOS
3 19 (4.52%) UNIX
4 15 (3.57%) Ubuntu
5 10 (2.38%) Fedora
6 9 (2.14%) Debian
7 8 (1.90%) Windows
8 6 (1.43%) Apple iOS
9 5 (1.19%) Android
10 2 (0.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.24%) SELinux
11 1 (0.24%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (23.10%) Scrum
2 71 (16.90%) Continuous Integration
3 59 (14.05%) Software Engineering
4 46 (10.95%) TDD
5 41 (9.76%) OO
5 41 (9.76%) Automated Testing
6 37 (8.81%) Project Management
7 36 (8.57%) BDD
8 32 (7.62%) Unit Testing
9 31 (7.38%) User Acceptance Testing
10 29 (6.90%) Software Testing
11 27 (6.43%) MVC
12 26 (6.19%) E-Commerce
12 26 (6.19%) PRINCE2
13 24 (5.71%) Test Scripting
13 24 (5.71%) Waterfall
14 22 (5.24%) Kanban
14 22 (5.24%) Web Development
14 22 (5.24%) Refactoring
15 21 (5.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 123 (29.29%) PHP
2 114 (27.14%) Java
3 96 (22.86%) JavaScript
4 46 (10.95%) C#
5 45 (10.71%) SQL
6 36 (8.57%) PHP5
7 34 (8.10%) Ruby
8 32 (7.62%) Python
9 31 (7.38%) Perl
10 17 (4.05%) Bash Shell
11 14 (3.33%) C
11 14 (3.33%) C++
12 10 (2.38%) Scala
13 6 (1.43%) PL/SQL
14 5 (1.19%) Lua
14 5 (1.19%) T-SQL
15 4 (0.95%) VB.NET
16 1 (0.24%) Groovy
16 1 (0.24%) Delphi
16 1 (0.24%) Fortran
Qualifications
1 76 (18.10%) Security Cleared
2 36 (8.57%) DV Cleared
3 33 (7.86%) SC Cleared
4 25 (5.95%) ISEB
4 25 (5.95%) Degree
5 20 (4.76%) ISTQB
6 15 (3.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 6 (1.43%) CISSP
8 5 (1.19%) CEH
8 5 (1.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 4 (0.95%) HND
9 4 (0.95%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 3 (0.71%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (0.71%) CCNA
11 2 (0.48%) BC Cleared
11 2 (0.48%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 1 (0.24%) APMG
12 1 (0.24%) APMP
12 1 (0.24%) IIBA
12 1 (0.24%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (3.81%) QA
2 10 (2.38%) ISO 9001
3 7 (1.67%) ISO 14001
4 5 (1.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (1.19%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.24%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.24%) JSP 440
System Software
1 12 (2.86%) XenServer
2 11 (2.62%) Active Directory
3 10 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.71%) Samba
5 2 (0.48%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 23 (5.48%) Puppet
2 19 (4.52%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (3.10%) Salt
4 6 (1.43%) Nagios
5 4 (0.95%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (0.48%) ZABBIX
6 2 (0.48%) Vagrant
6 2 (0.48%) Cobbler
6 2 (0.48%) OpenAM
7 1 (0.24%) Ansible
7 1 (0.24%) logstash
7 1 (0.24%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (0.24%) Red Hat Satellite
7 1 (0.24%) YUM
Vendors
1 69 (16.43%) Zend
2 38 (9.05%) Oracle
3 23 (5.48%) Red Hat
4 22 (5.24%) Microsoft
5 14 (3.33%) VMware
6 13 (3.10%) SAP
7 9 (2.14%) JBoss
8 6 (1.43%) hybris
9 4 (0.95%) EPiServer
10 3 (0.71%) Business Objects
10 3 (0.71%) HP
10 3 (0.71%) Citrix
11 2 (0.48%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (0.48%) IBM
11 2 (0.48%) Sitecore
11 2 (0.48%) Eloqua
12 1 (0.24%) Facebook
12 1 (0.24%) Twitter
12 1 (0.24%) Casewise
12 1 (0.24%) Google
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