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 22 January 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Agile Software Development
England / South West
Rank 3 3 5
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 610 636 491
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 24.04% 21.74% 16.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 30.06% 26.47% 21.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 427 483 349
Median daily rate £400 £395 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £315 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £500 £504
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 15 15
Median hourly rate £41.25 £43.75 £36.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +20.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.95 £42.77 £28.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £51.35 £46.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £45.00 £37.25
% change year-on-year
-8.88% +20.80%

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
2029 2403 2312
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 79.98% 82.15% 75.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 1349 1682 1549
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 £273 £280 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £393
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 127 119 103
Median hourly rate £37.50 £42.00 £36.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £24.13 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £55.00 £46.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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 22 January 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 22 January 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 +3 195 £400 +6.66% 96
Wiltshire +3 125 £411 +11.14% 38
Gloucestershire +2 100 £413 +1.22% 48
Somerset +1 89 £350 -12.50% 38
Devon -1 50 £375 -6.25% 21
Dorset +6 22 £350 -24.32% 34
Cornwall - 2 - - 1
Agile Software Development
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 January 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.

1 448 (38.92%) Scrum
2 312 (27.11%) Java
3 295 (25.63%) Security Cleared
4 266 (23.11%) C#
5 242 (21.03%) JavaScript
6 241 (20.94%) .NET
7 206 (17.90%) HTML
8 205 (17.81%) Finance
9 193 (16.77%) SQL
10 178 (15.46%) CSS
11 173 (15.03%) SQL Server
12 164 (14.25%) TDD
13 159 (13.81%) SC Cleared
14 150 (13.03%) Microsoft
15 146 (12.68%) MVC
16 133 (11.56%) BDD
17 128 (11.12%) Oracle
18 126 (10.95%) AngularJS
19 123 (10.69%) Software Engineering
20 122 (10.60%) Web Services
21 120 (10.43%) ASP.NET
22 112 (9.73%) Python
23 105 (9.12%) DV Cleared
23 105 (9.12%) jQuery
23 105 (9.12%) DevOps
24 103 (8.95%) Selenium
25 102 (8.86%) QA
25 102 (8.86%) User Experience
26 101 (8.77%) Waterfall
27 100 (8.69%) 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 52 (4.52%) Confluence
2 49 (4.26%) SharePoint
3 32 (2.78%) Elasticsearch
4 31 (2.69%) Apache
5 26 (2.26%) IIS
6 24 (2.09%) WebLogic
7 20 (1.74%) NServiceBus
7 20 (1.74%) Tomcat
8 19 (1.65%) Apache Spark
9 12 (1.04%) CMS
9 12 (1.04%) JBoss
10 10 (0.87%) BizTalk Server
11 9 (0.78%) SharePoint Server
12 8 (0.70%) SharePoint 2010
12 8 (0.70%) WebSphere
13 7 (0.61%) K2 blackpearl
14 6 (0.52%) OpenROAD
14 6 (0.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 6 (0.52%) SAS
15 5 (0.43%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 51 (4.43%) MS Excel
2 32 (2.78%) MS Project
3 18 (1.56%) MS Office
4 11 (0.96%) MS Visio
5 9 (0.78%) Spreadsheet
6 7 (0.61%) Photoshop
7 5 (0.43%) Adobe Illustrator
8 3 (0.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 3 (0.26%) CPLEX
8 3 (0.26%) MS PowerPoint
9 2 (0.17%) HipChat
10 1 (0.087%) Fireworks
10 1 (0.087%) InDesign
10 1 (0.087%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 61 (5.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 27 (2.35%) Dynamics CRM
3 10 (0.87%) Oracle Applications
4 8 (0.70%) Oracle EBS R12
5 7 (0.61%) Dynamics AX
6 5 (0.43%) Oracle EBS
7 4 (0.35%) SAP HR
8 3 (0.26%) Primavera
8 3 (0.26%) SAP BPC
8 3 (0.26%) SAP PM
9 2 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
9 2 (0.17%) Oracle BPM
9 2 (0.17%) Oracle Cash Management
10 1 (0.087%) Fredhopper
10 1 (0.087%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
10 1 (0.087%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 71 (6.17%) Amazon AWS
2 69 (5.99%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (1.56%) Amazon S3
4 16 (1.39%) GitHub
5 14 (1.22%) SaaS
6 13 (1.13%) Amazon EC2
7 10 (0.87%) IaaS
7 10 (0.87%) PaaS
8 9 (0.78%) Office 365
9 7 (0.61%) Slack
10 5 (0.43%) Amazon Kinesis
10 5 (0.43%) AWS CloudFormation
11 4 (0.35%) Heroku
11 4 (0.35%) OpenShift
11 4 (0.35%) TestFlight
11 4 (0.35%) Trello
12 3 (0.26%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 2 (0.17%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 2 (0.17%) AWS Lambda
13 2 (0.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 17 (1.48%) Internet
2 9 (0.78%) LDAP
3 8 (0.70%) HTTP
4 7 (0.61%) DNS
4 7 (0.61%) VoIP
5 6 (0.52%) TCP/IP
6 4 (0.35%) Firewall
6 4 (0.35%) LAN
6 4 (0.35%) WAN
7 3 (0.26%) ATM
7 3 (0.26%) Network Security
7 3 (0.26%) SSH
8 2 (0.17%) DMZ
8 2 (0.17%) Kerberos
8 2 (0.17%) NAS
8 2 (0.17%) SAN
8 2 (0.17%) Skype
8 2 (0.17%) SSL
8 2 (0.17%) VPN
9 1 (0.087%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 173 (15.03%) SQL Server
2 59 (5.13%) Hadoop
3 49 (4.26%) Big Data
4 45 (3.91%) Oracle Database
5 44 (3.82%) NoSQL
6 40 (3.48%) Relational Database
7 39 (3.39%) Data Warehouse
8 36 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
9 35 (3.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 33 (2.87%) MongoDB
11 30 (2.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 25 (2.17%) MySQL
12 25 (2.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 17 (1.48%) PostgreSQL
14 14 (1.22%) Oracle Database 11g
15 13 (1.13%) SQL Server 2008
16 11 (0.96%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 11 (0.96%) Apache Hive
16 11 (0.96%) Crystal Reports
16 11 (0.96%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 103 (8.95%) Selenium
2 100 (8.69%) Git (software)
3 99 (8.60%) Team Foundation Server
4 96 (8.34%) JIRA
5 75 (6.52%) Cucumber
6 61 (5.30%) Visual Studio
7 53 (4.60%) Jenkins
8 43 (3.74%) WebDriver
9 41 (3.56%) Maven
10 36 (3.13%) JUnit
11 31 (2.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 31 (2.69%) Bitbucket
12 27 (2.35%) Ant
13 26 (2.26%) SpecFlow
14 25 (2.17%) Eclipse
15 20 (1.74%) Octopus Deploy
15 20 (1.74%) TeamCity
16 18 (1.56%) JMeter
17 15 (1.30%) Mockito
17 15 (1.30%) Rational DOORS
General
1 205 (17.81%) Finance
2 77 (6.69%) Marketing
3 76 (6.60%) Telecoms
4 69 (5.99%) Manufacturing
5 61 (5.30%) Electronics
6 46 (4.00%) Banking
7 38 (3.30%) Retail
8 21 (1.82%) Retail Banking
9 11 (0.96%) Legal
10 9 (0.78%) Back Office
10 9 (0.78%) Military
11 8 (0.70%) Games
12 7 (0.61%) Advertising
13 6 (0.52%) Aerospace
13 6 (0.52%) Financial Institution
14 3 (0.26%) Publishing
15 2 (0.17%) Investment Banking
15 2 (0.17%) Law
16 1 (0.087%) Multimedia
16 1 (0.087%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 496 (43.09%) Developer
2 159 (13.81%) Java Developer
3 151 (13.12%) Analyst
4 119 (10.34%) .NET Developer
5 83 (7.21%) Business Analyst
6 80 (6.95%) C# Developer
7 69 (5.99%) Tester
8 65 (5.65%) Architect
9 55 (4.78%) Test Analyst
10 46 (4.00%) Senior Developer
11 44 (3.82%) C# .NET Developer
12 43 (3.74%) Software Developer
13 42 (3.65%) ASP.NET Developer
13 42 (3.65%) Project Manager
14 41 (3.56%) Software Engineer
15 40 (3.48%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
16 39 (3.39%) Agile Developer
17 37 (3.21%) Java Engineer
18 33 (2.87%) Test Engineer
19 31 (2.69%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 241 (20.94%) .NET
2 206 (17.90%) HTML
3 178 (15.46%) CSS
4 126 (10.95%) AngularJS
5 122 (10.60%) Web Services
6 120 (10.43%) ASP.NET
7 105 (9.12%) jQuery
8 100 (8.69%) Spring
9 95 (8.25%) REST
10 87 (7.56%) ASP.NET MVC
11 85 (7.38%) SOAP
12 76 (6.60%) HTML5
13 63 (5.47%) JSON
13 63 (5.47%) XML
14 59 (5.13%) ASP.NET Web API
15 57 (4.95%) .NET Framework
15 57 (4.95%) J2EE
16 45 (3.91%) RESTful
17 43 (3.74%) CSS3
18 40 (3.48%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 102 (8.86%) User Experience
2 61 (5.30%) Analytical Skills
3 26 (2.26%) Management Information System
4 23 (2.00%) Mobile App
5 17 (1.48%) Mathematics
6 13 (1.13%) CESG
7 12 (1.04%) Computer Science
7 12 (1.04%) Data Centre
8 9 (0.78%) Data Integration
8 9 (0.78%) iPad
8 9 (0.78%) Physics
8 9 (0.78%) Public Cloud
8 9 (0.78%) Visualisation
9 8 (0.70%) Blog
9 8 (0.70%) RIA
10 6 (0.52%) CESG CLAS
10 6 (0.52%) Cyberthreat
10 6 (0.52%) iPhone
10 6 (0.52%) Virtual Team
10 6 (0.52%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 84 (7.30%) Linux
2 69 (5.99%) Windows
3 28 (2.43%) Apple iOS
3 28 (2.43%) Windows Server
4 22 (1.91%) Unix
5 20 (1.74%) Android
6 12 (1.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (0.61%) Amazon Linux
8 6 (0.52%) CentOS
9 5 (0.43%) Ubuntu
10 3 (0.26%) AIX
11 2 (0.17%) CoreOS
11 2 (0.17%) Debian
11 2 (0.17%) Embedded Linux
11 2 (0.17%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.17%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.087%) webOS
12 1 (0.087%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.087%) Windows Phone 7
12 1 (0.087%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 448 (38.92%) Scrum
2 164 (14.25%) TDD
3 146 (12.68%) MVC
4 133 (11.56%) BDD
5 123 (10.69%) Software Engineering
6 105 (9.12%) DevOps
7 101 (8.77%) Waterfall
8 100 (8.69%) Business Intelligence
9 98 (8.51%) Continuous Integration
10 93 (8.08%) Project Management
11 90 (7.82%) Kanban
11 90 (7.82%) OO
12 89 (7.73%) SDLC
13 86 (7.47%) Unit Testing
14 75 (6.52%) Programme Management
15 73 (6.34%) Test Automation
16 70 (6.08%) Web Development
17 63 (5.47%) E-Commerce
17 63 (5.47%) PRINCE2
18 62 (5.39%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 312 (27.11%) Java
2 266 (23.11%) C#
3 242 (21.03%) JavaScript
4 193 (16.77%) SQL
5 112 (9.73%) Python
6 69 (5.99%) C++
7 58 (5.04%) C
8 51 (4.43%) PL/SQL
9 40 (3.48%) Ruby
10 31 (2.69%) Scala
11 30 (2.61%) Bash Shell
11 30 (2.61%) Perl
12 17 (1.48%) VB.NET
13 16 (1.39%) PowerShell
13 16 (1.39%) T-SQL
14 15 (1.30%) PHP
15 13 (1.13%) Objective-C
16 12 (1.04%) Apple Swift
17 10 (0.87%) Apex Code
18 7 (0.61%) Go
Qualifications
1 295 (25.63%) Security Cleared
2 159 (13.81%) SC Cleared
3 105 (9.12%) DV Cleared
4 50 (4.34%) ISEB
5 49 (4.26%) Degree
6 45 (3.91%) BPSS Clearance
7 20 (1.74%) ISTQB
8 17 (1.48%) CISSP
9 11 (0.96%) APMG
10 8 (0.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 7 (0.61%) Microsoft Certification
11 7 (0.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 6 (0.52%) CLAS
13 4 (0.35%) BC Cleared
13 4 (0.35%) CISA
13 4 (0.35%) IIBA
13 4 (0.35%) ITIL Certification
14 3 (0.26%) CCNP
14 3 (0.26%) Cisco Certification
14 3 (0.26%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 102 (8.86%) QA
2 19 (1.65%) Disclosure Scotland
3 12 (1.04%) ISO 14001
3 12 (1.04%) ISO 9001
4 11 (0.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.43%) Data Quality
5 5 (0.43%) ISO27002
6 4 (0.35%) PCI DSS
6 4 (0.35%) SDET
6 4 (0.35%) WCAG
7 1 (0.087%) COBIT
7 1 (0.087%) Def Stans
7 1 (0.087%) MISRA
7 1 (0.087%) MISRA C
System Software
1 45 (3.91%) Docker
2 14 (1.22%) Active Directory
3 12 (1.04%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (0.78%) Hyper-V
5 6 (0.52%) Firmware
6 4 (0.35%) HDFS
6 4 (0.35%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.17%) LXC
7 2 (0.17%) Shibboleth
7 2 (0.17%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.087%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 33 (2.87%) Ansible
2 23 (2.00%) Opscode Chef
3 19 (1.65%) HP Quality Center
4 17 (1.48%) Puppet
5 11 (0.96%) Terraform
6 8 (0.70%) Kibana
7 7 (0.61%) Icinga
7 7 (0.61%) logstash
8 5 (0.43%) Packer
9 4 (0.35%) Salt
10 3 (0.26%) CloudHub
10 3 (0.26%) Oozie
10 3 (0.26%) PowerCLI
11 2 (0.17%) Nagios
11 2 (0.17%) OpenAM
11 2 (0.17%) OpenSSO
11 2 (0.17%) OSSEC
11 2 (0.17%) Sun Identity Manager
12 1 (0.087%) Hadoop YARN
12 1 (0.087%) SELinux
Vendors
1 150 (13.03%) Microsoft
2 128 (11.12%) Oracle
3 75 (6.52%) SAP
4 23 (2.00%) HP
5 20 (1.74%) Cloudera
6 18 (1.56%) Atlassian
7 14 (1.22%) IBM
8 13 (1.13%) Red Hat
9 12 (1.04%) VMware
10 11 (0.96%) IFS
11 10 (0.87%) ATG
11 10 (0.87%) Salesforce.com
12 8 (0.70%) Hyperion
12 8 (0.70%) Sitecore
13 5 (0.43%) Adobe
13 5 (0.43%) CA Agile Central
13 5 (0.43%) Google
13 5 (0.43%) SaltStack
14 4 (0.35%) Pega
14 4 (0.35%) Talend
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Elevate Direct
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Maclean Moore Consulting
Rate: From £385 to £425 per day (3-month rolling contract)
Posted: 4 days ago
Plymouth, Devon
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £400.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Elevate Direct
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucestershire
Colston Consulting
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
AAP3
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + Some Flexible Working
Posted: 3 days ago
South West
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Elevate Direct
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Oscar
Rate: £180 - £280 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Plymouth, Devon
Reed Technology
Rate: £499 - £599 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Plymouth, Devon
Digital Gurus
Rate: £450 - £599 Per Day
Posted: 4 days ago
Corsham, Wiltshire
Sogeti
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
South West
Parallel Consulting
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol Area
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Rate £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Wiltshire
IntaPeople
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Corsham, Wiltshire
LA International
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
UCAS
Rate: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 5 days ago
Corsham, Wiltshire
LA International
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
CPS Group UK
Rate: DOE
Posted: 3 days ago
South West
IntaPeople
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
IntaPeople
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Elevate Direct
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
South West
LA International
Posted: 6 days ago
Wiltshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago