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 May 2015 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 5 5 13
Rank change year-on-year
0 +8
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 505 472 188
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 16.93% 15.75% 9.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 22.76% 20.50% 12.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 343 342 135
Average daily rate
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£400 £350 £339
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +3.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £386 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 5
Average hourly rate £32.54 £37.50 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.22% +17.18%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
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
2219 2303 1453
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 74.39% 76.87% 70.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1464 1513 903
Average daily rate £400 £365 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 120 69
Average hourly rate £36.45 £33.84 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.71% +5.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.15 £14.00 £13.97
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 May 2015.

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 22 May 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Software Development within the South West region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. 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 -1 175 £400 +10.34% 92
Gloucestershire +10 116 £450 +20.00% 24
Somerset +3 65 £328 +0.92% 19
Devon +1 49 £386 -3.43% 18
Wiltshire -1 45 £400 +8.84% 28
Dorset +4 20 £275 -21.42% 45
Cornwall - 1 £225 -
Agile Software Development
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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.

1 319 (31.52%) Scrum
2 276 (27.27%) Security Cleared
3 256 (25.30%) Java
4 199 (19.66%) JavaScript
5 197 (19.47%) .NET
6 187 (18.48%) HTML
7 166 (16.40%) SQL
8 163 (16.11%) C#
9 142 (14.03%) Web Services
10 131 (12.94%) CSS
11 124 (12.25%) TDD
12 117 (11.56%) SC Cleared
13 116 (11.46%) ASP.NET
14 115 (11.36%) Finance
15 114 (11.26%) Continuous Integration
16 111 (10.97%) DV Cleared
17 109 (10.77%) HTML5
17 109 (10.77%) Microsoft
18 106 (10.47%) MVC
19 105 (10.38%) Git (software)
20 103 (10.18%) PHP
21 94 (9.29%) Linux
21 94 (9.29%) OO
22 92 (9.09%) E-Commerce
23 90 (8.89%) jQuery
24 89 (8.79%) Oracle
25 88 (8.70%) Project Management
26 87 (8.60%) Python
26 87 (8.60%) Software Engineering
27 86 (8.50%) SQL Server

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 40 (3.95%) Apache
2 25 (2.47%) CMS
3 23 (2.27%) JBoss
4 20 (1.98%) SharePoint
5 16 (1.58%) Tomcat
6 14 (1.38%) Node.js
7 13 (1.28%) Drupal
8 10 (0.99%) MS Exchange
8 10 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2013
9 9 (0.89%) K2 blackpearl
10 7 (0.69%) SharePoint 2010
10 7 (0.69%) SharePoint 2013
11 6 (0.59%) WebSphere
11 6 (0.59%) Mule ESB
11 6 (0.59%) Mule
11 6 (0.59%) Apache Solr
12 4 (0.40%) ATG Dynamo
12 4 (0.40%) IIS
12 4 (0.40%) Elasticsearch
12 4 (0.40%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 30 (2.96%) MS Project
1 30 (2.96%) MS Excel
2 20 (1.98%) MS Office
3 17 (1.68%) Photoshop
4 13 (1.28%) Adobe Illustrator
4 13 (1.28%) Fireworks
4 13 (1.28%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.20%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 17 (1.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 14 (1.38%) Summit
3 6 (0.59%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.40%) Magento
5 2 (0.20%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.20%) Maximo
6 1 (0.099%) SAP HCM
6 1 (0.099%) Workday HCM
6 1 (0.099%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 30 (2.96%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (1.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (1.38%) Office 365
4 12 (1.19%) SaaS
5 6 (0.59%) PaaS
6 4 (0.40%) GitHub
6 4 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (0.40%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.20%) IaaS
7 2 (0.20%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.099%) Force.com
8 1 (0.099%) Route 53
8 1 (0.099%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.099%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 23 (2.27%) SDH
2 16 (1.58%) 3G
2 16 (1.58%) TCP/IP
3 13 (1.28%) Wireshark
4 12 (1.19%) 2G
4 12 (1.19%) 2.5G
5 11 (1.09%) 4G
6 10 (0.99%) Ethernet
6 10 (0.99%) ATM
6 10 (0.99%) GSM
6 10 (0.99%) UMTS
6 10 (0.99%) Internet
6 10 (0.99%) RNC
6 10 (0.99%) Radio Access Network
7 9 (0.89%) HTTP
8 4 (0.40%) IPsec
8 4 (0.40%) WAN
9 2 (0.20%) DVB
9 2 (0.20%) DLNA
10 1 (0.099%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (8.50%) SQL Server
2 82 (8.10%) MySQL
3 40 (3.95%) MongoDB
4 28 (2.77%) Oracle Database
5 20 (1.98%) NoSQL
6 18 (1.78%) Relational Database
7 17 (1.68%) Data Warehouse
7 17 (1.68%) PostgreSQL
8 14 (1.38%) SQL Server 2005
9 13 (1.28%) SQL Server 2012
10 12 (1.19%) MS Access
11 11 (1.09%) Couchbase
11 11 (1.09%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 10 (0.99%) SQL Server 2008
13 9 (0.89%) Big Data
14 8 (0.79%) Apache Cassandra
15 6 (0.59%) Oracle Database 10g
15 6 (0.59%) SQLite
15 6 (0.59%) Oracle ODI
16 5 (0.49%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 105 (10.38%) Git (software)
2 59 (5.83%) JIRA
3 50 (4.94%) Subversion
4 49 (4.84%) Selenium
4 49 (4.84%) Team Foundation Server
5 41 (4.05%) Visual Studio
5 41 (4.05%) ClearCase
6 36 (3.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 34 (3.36%) Jenkins
8 33 (3.26%) Maven
9 25 (2.47%) Cucumber
10 22 (2.17%) PHPUnit
11 21 (2.08%) SpecFlow
12 18 (1.78%) Ant
12 18 (1.78%) Apache Ivy
12 18 (1.78%) SoapUI
13 17 (1.68%) MSTest
14 16 (1.58%) Eclipse
14 16 (1.58%) NUnit
14 16 (1.58%) WebDriver
General
1 115 (11.36%) Finance
2 57 (5.63%) Retail
3 39 (3.85%) Telecoms
4 32 (3.16%) Manufacturing
5 25 (2.47%) Marketing
6 22 (2.17%) Banking
7 19 (1.88%) Electronics
8 14 (1.38%) Back Office
9 12 (1.19%) Legal
10 6 (0.59%) Games
11 5 (0.49%) Military
11 5 (0.49%) Law
12 4 (0.40%) Retail Banking
12 4 (0.40%) Billing
13 3 (0.30%) Publishing
14 2 (0.20%) Automotive
14 2 (0.20%) Local Government
14 2 (0.20%) Investment Banking
15 1 (0.099%) Multimedia
15 1 (0.099%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 431 (42.59%) Developer
2 148 (14.62%) Analyst
3 107 (10.57%) .NET Developer
4 95 (9.39%) Java Developer
5 85 (8.40%) Project Manager
6 80 (7.91%) Business Analyst
7 68 (6.72%) Architect
8 50 (4.94%) PHP Developer
9 42 (4.15%) Test Analyst
10 41 (4.05%) Software Engineer
10 41 (4.05%) Senior Developer
11 38 (3.75%) Tester
11 38 (3.75%) Agile Business Analyst
12 30 (2.96%) Solutions Architect
13 25 (2.47%) Software Developer
14 23 (2.27%) Designer
15 22 (2.17%) C++ Developer
15 22 (2.17%) C# Developer
16 21 (2.08%) Senior Analyst
17 20 (1.98%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 197 (19.47%) .NET
2 187 (18.48%) HTML
3 142 (14.03%) Web Services
4 131 (12.94%) CSS
5 116 (11.46%) ASP.NET
6 109 (10.77%) HTML5
7 90 (8.89%) jQuery
8 74 (7.31%) J2EE
9 70 (6.92%) .NET Framework
10 69 (6.82%) ASP.NET MVC
11 54 (5.34%) Spring
12 49 (4.84%) XML
13 48 (4.74%) CSS3
14 40 (3.95%) REST
15 39 (3.85%) RESTful
15 39 (3.85%) AngularJS
15 39 (3.85%) Doctrine
16 38 (3.75%) Hibernate
17 30 (2.96%) WPF
18 29 (2.87%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 67 (6.62%) Open Source
2 60 (5.93%) User Experience
3 42 (4.15%) Mobile App
4 32 (3.16%) Management Information System
5 22 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
6 19 (1.88%) DTV
7 18 (1.78%) GIS
8 15 (1.48%) Computer Science
9 12 (1.19%) Client/Server
10 11 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
11 10 (0.99%) Linked Data
12 9 (0.89%) Visualisation
13 6 (0.59%) Digital Media
14 5 (0.49%) Data Integration
15 4 (0.40%) Thin Client
15 4 (0.40%) Fat Client
15 4 (0.40%) Algorithms
15 4 (0.40%) iPad
16 3 (0.30%) FMCG
16 3 (0.30%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 94 (9.29%) Linux
2 39 (3.85%) Apple iOS
3 35 (3.46%) Windows
4 33 (3.26%) UNIX
5 32 (3.16%) CentOS
6 28 (2.77%) Android
7 12 (1.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (0.40%) Embedded Linux
8 4 (0.40%) Fedora
9 2 (0.20%) Windows Mobile
9 2 (0.20%) Windows Phone
9 2 (0.20%) Windows Phone 7
9 2 (0.20%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.099%) VME
10 1 (0.099%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.099%) AIX
10 1 (0.099%) Windows NT
10 1 (0.099%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 319 (31.52%) Scrum
2 124 (12.25%) TDD
3 114 (11.26%) Continuous Integration
4 106 (10.47%) MVC
5 94 (9.29%) OO
6 92 (9.09%) E-Commerce
7 88 (8.70%) Project Management
8 87 (8.60%) Software Engineering
9 81 (8.00%) Waterfall
10 80 (7.91%) Unit Testing
11 77 (7.61%) PRINCE2
12 73 (7.21%) BDD
13 65 (6.42%) SOA
14 60 (5.93%) Stakeholder Management
15 57 (5.63%) Business Analysis
16 56 (5.53%) User Stories
17 51 (5.04%) DevOps
18 50 (4.94%) ITIL
18 50 (4.94%) UML
19 47 (4.64%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 256 (25.30%) Java
2 199 (19.66%) JavaScript
3 166 (16.40%) SQL
4 163 (16.11%) C#
5 103 (10.18%) PHP
6 87 (8.60%) Python
7 69 (6.82%) Ruby
8 47 (4.64%) Perl
9 44 (4.35%) C++
10 39 (3.85%) Bash Shell
11 34 (3.36%) PL/SQL
12 33 (3.26%) C
13 30 (2.96%) VB.NET
14 22 (2.17%) Objective-C
15 18 (1.78%) VB
16 17 (1.68%) PHP5
16 17 (1.68%) Lua
17 16 (1.58%) Apple Swift
18 10 (0.99%) LINC
18 10 (0.99%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 276 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 117 (11.56%) SC Cleared
3 111 (10.97%) DV Cleared
4 49 (4.84%) ISEB
5 29 (2.87%) Degree
6 22 (2.17%) ISTQB
7 13 (1.28%) Sun Certification
8 10 (0.99%) OCPJP
9 9 (0.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 7 (0.69%) PMI Certification
11 6 (0.59%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 6 (0.59%) BC Cleared
12 5 (0.49%) APMP
12 5 (0.49%) MCP
13 4 (0.40%) PMP
13 4 (0.40%) Oracle Certification
13 4 (0.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 4 (0.40%) HND
13 4 (0.40%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
14 3 (0.30%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (2.87%) QA
2 14 (1.38%) ISO 9001
2 14 (1.38%) SLA
2 14 (1.38%) ISO 14001
3 13 (1.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 13 (1.28%) ISO 9000
4 4 (0.40%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.30%) BS25999
6 2 (0.20%) WAI
6 2 (0.20%) PMBOK
7 1 (0.099%) JSP 440
7 1 (0.099%) Solvency II
System Software
1 11 (1.09%) Active Directory
2 10 (0.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.40%) Varnish
4 2 (0.20%) Firmware
5 1 (0.099%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 37 (3.66%) Puppet
2 19 (1.88%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (0.89%) Ansible
4 8 (0.79%) Vagrant
5 6 (0.59%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 4 (0.40%) Salt
6 4 (0.40%) HP Quality Center
7 3 (0.30%) yum
8 2 (0.20%) Nagios
8 2 (0.20%) logstash
8 2 (0.20%) SELinux
8 2 (0.20%) Red Hat Satellite
8 2 (0.20%) ZABBIX
9 1 (0.099%) Zenoss
9 1 (0.099%) Data Guard
9 1 (0.099%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 109 (10.77%) Microsoft
2 89 (8.79%) Oracle
3 46 (4.55%) Zend
4 33 (3.26%) SAP
5 25 (2.47%) VMware
6 13 (1.28%) Red Hat
6 13 (1.28%) Sun
7 10 (0.99%) Unisys
7 10 (0.99%) Ericsson
7 10 (0.99%) Salesforce.com
7 10 (0.99%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
8 8 (0.79%) Google
8 8 (0.79%) Sencha
9 7 (0.69%) hybris
9 7 (0.69%) Atlassian
9 7 (0.69%) Cisco
9 7 (0.69%) IBM
9 7 (0.69%) ATG
9 7 (0.69%) CheckPoint
9 7 (0.69%) Juniper
Bristol, Avon
Reed Technology
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + +
Posted: Yesterday
South West
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Rate: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
LA International
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Blue Personnel
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Talent International
Rate: £415 - £445 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Blue Personnel
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Blue Personnel
Rate: From £500 to £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Talent International
Rate: £0.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bath, Avon
People Source Consulting
Rate: £340 - £380 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
South West
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Rate: Market rates paid weekly
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
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Yeovil, Somerset
Connectus
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CPS Group UK
Rate: £350 - 450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
CPS Group UK
Rate: £350 - 450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
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Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
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