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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Agile Software Development
Rank 3 6 9
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +3
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 641 489 330
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 21.52% 15.17% 12.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 26.54% 20.13% 17.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 486 329 226
Average daily rate £388 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £304 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £398 £364
% change year-on-year
+0.51% +9.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 13 2
Average hourly rate £43.75 £36.40 £43.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.19% -16.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £28.50 £42.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.88 £46.50 £44.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.50 £36.40 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+22.25% -0.27%
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
2415 2429 1925
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 81.07% 75.34% 74.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1674 1599 1213
Average daily rate £380 £405 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.17% +8.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 108 97
Average hourly rate £42.50 £36.40 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.75% +34.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.63 £16.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £46.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 10 February 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 10 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Software Development within the South West region over the 3 months to 10 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -2 162 £375 -6.25% 94
Devon +3 119 £403 -17.01% 11
Wiltshire +6 112 £350 -6.66% 42
Gloucestershire 0 92 £418 +1.21% 57
Somerset +9 82 £400 -3.14% 34
Dorset +5 16 £463 +44.53% 31
Agile Software Development
England

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

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

1 475 (39.19%) Scrum
2 327 (26.98%) JavaScript
3 323 (26.65%) HTML
3 323 (26.65%) Java
4 316 (26.07%) Security Cleared
5 269 (22.19%) SQL
6 235 (19.39%) .NET
7 227 (18.73%) CSS
8 222 (18.32%) C#
9 189 (15.59%) TDD
10 185 (15.26%) Finance
11 171 (14.11%) SQL Server
12 160 (13.20%) Git (software)
13 149 (12.29%) BDD
14 146 (12.05%) SC Cleared
14 146 (12.05%) Microsoft
14 146 (12.05%) MVC
15 139 (11.47%) Web Services
16 132 (10.89%) OO
17 128 (10.56%) ASP.NET
18 123 (10.15%) Jenkins
19 120 (9.90%) DV Cleared
19 120 (9.90%) Software Engineering
20 116 (9.57%) Analytical Skills
21 114 (9.41%) Ruby
22 112 (9.24%) Continuous Integration
23 111 (9.16%) Waterfall
24 106 (8.75%) Oracle
25 105 (8.66%) HTML5
26 101 (8.33%) Unit Testing

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

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 51 (4.21%) Elasticsearch
2 43 (3.55%) IIS
3 37 (3.05%) Apache
4 35 (2.89%) Node.js
5 33 (2.72%) Tomcat
6 31 (2.56%) SharePoint
7 27 (2.23%) JBoss
7 27 (2.23%) WebSphere
8 23 (1.90%) Confluence
9 17 (1.40%) CMS
10 16 (1.32%) WebSphere Portal
11 11 (0.91%) OpenStack
12 9 (0.74%) WebSphere Application Server
13 8 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2013
14 7 (0.58%) BizTalk Server
14 7 (0.58%) nginx
15 6 (0.50%) Apache Solr
15 6 (0.50%) Skype for Business
16 5 (0.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 4 (0.33%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 42 (3.47%) MS Excel
2 36 (2.97%) MS Office
3 15 (1.24%) MS Project
4 14 (1.16%) MS Visio
5 8 (0.66%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 3 (0.25%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.17%) CATIA
8 1 (0.083%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.083%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 34 (2.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 8 (0.66%) Payment Gateway
3 7 (0.58%) Dynamics AX
4 5 (0.41%) Magento
5 4 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
6 3 (0.25%) BigMachines
6 3 (0.25%) Eloqua
7 1 (0.083%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.083%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 53 (4.37%) Amazon AWS
2 41 (3.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 34 (2.81%) Office 365
4 12 (0.99%) Amazon EC2
5 10 (0.83%) Amazon Kinesis
5 10 (0.83%) Amazon S3
6 9 (0.74%) SaaS
7 6 (0.50%) IaaS
8 5 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (0.25%) Google Cloud Platform
9 3 (0.25%) PaaS
10 2 (0.17%) Google App Engine
11 1 (0.083%) GitHub
11 1 (0.083%) Google Analytics
11 1 (0.083%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 29 (2.39%) HTTP
1 29 (2.39%) Internet
2 16 (1.32%) TCP/IP
3 9 (0.74%) LDAP
3 9 (0.74%) SSL
4 8 (0.66%) Firewall
5 7 (0.58%) SAN
6 6 (0.50%) Ethernet
6 6 (0.50%) Skype
7 5 (0.41%) Broadband
7 5 (0.41%) HbbTV
7 5 (0.41%) HTTPS
8 4 (0.33%) DVB
9 3 (0.25%) DHCP
9 3 (0.25%) DNS
9 3 (0.25%) Remote Desktop
10 2 (0.17%) FTP
10 2 (0.17%) IPsec
11 1 (0.083%) SNMP
11 1 (0.083%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 171 (14.11%) SQL Server
2 60 (4.95%) PostgreSQL
3 56 (4.62%) MongoDB
3 56 (4.62%) NoSQL
3 56 (4.62%) Relational Database
4 35 (2.89%) Oracle Database
5 31 (2.56%) MySQL
6 29 (2.39%) Oracle Database 11g
6 29 (2.39%) RDBMS
7 27 (2.23%) Data Warehouse
8 24 (1.98%) Big Data
9 17 (1.40%) DB2
9 17 (1.40%) Neo4j
9 17 (1.40%) SQL Server 2008
10 14 (1.16%) BusinessObjects
11 13 (1.07%) Redis
12 11 (0.91%) Amazon Redshift
12 11 (0.91%) SQL Server 2012
13 10 (0.83%) Hadoop
13 10 (0.83%) OrientDB
Development Applications
1 160 (13.20%) Git (software)
2 123 (10.15%) Jenkins
3 100 (8.25%) Selenium
4 95 (7.84%) Cucumber
4 95 (7.84%) JIRA
5 66 (5.45%) Team Foundation Server
6 64 (5.28%) Maven
6 64 (5.28%) SpecFlow
7 63 (5.20%) Subversion
8 47 (3.88%) Visual Studio
9 41 (3.38%) Capybara
10 36 (2.97%) Eclipse
11 30 (2.48%) JUnit
12 22 (1.82%) IntelliJ
13 20 (1.65%) HP UFT
14 18 (1.49%) Ant
14 18 (1.49%) Toad
14 18 (1.49%) WebDriver
15 15 (1.24%) Grunt
16 14 (1.16%) TeamCity
General
1 185 (15.26%) Finance
2 46 (3.80%) Marketing
3 45 (3.71%) Telecoms
4 41 (3.38%) Manufacturing
5 36 (2.97%) Retail
6 35 (2.89%) Electronics
7 20 (1.65%) Banking
8 13 (1.07%) Back Office
9 11 (0.91%) Games
10 7 (0.58%) Legal
11 6 (0.50%) Aerospace
11 6 (0.50%) Billing
12 5 (0.41%) Military
13 4 (0.33%) Publishing
14 2 (0.17%) Advertising
14 2 (0.17%) Investment Banking
14 2 (0.17%) Law
15 1 (0.083%) General Ledger
15 1 (0.083%) Local Government
15 1 (0.083%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 582 (48.02%) Developer
2 185 (15.26%) Analyst
3 176 (14.52%) Java Developer
4 103 (8.50%) .NET Developer
5 98 (8.09%) Business Analyst
6 75 (6.19%) Test Analyst
7 73 (6.02%) Project Manager
8 66 (5.45%) C# Developer
8 66 (5.45%) Tester
9 58 (4.79%) Architect
10 56 (4.62%) Software Developer
11 46 (3.80%) Senior Developer
12 44 (3.63%) JavaScript Developer
12 44 (3.63%) Software Engineer
13 43 (3.55%) C# .NET Developer
14 38 (3.14%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 37 (3.05%) HTML Developer
16 36 (2.97%) SQL Developer
17 35 (2.89%) Senior Analyst
18 34 (2.81%) Agile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 323 (26.65%) HTML
2 235 (19.39%) .NET
3 227 (18.73%) CSS
4 139 (11.47%) Web Services
5 128 (10.56%) ASP.NET
6 105 (8.66%) HTML5
7 100 (8.25%) AngularJS
8 97 (8.00%) jQuery
9 82 (6.77%) Hibernate
10 74 (6.11%) ASP.NET MVC
11 72 (5.94%) Spring
12 67 (5.53%) .NET Framework
13 66 (5.45%) XML
14 58 (4.79%) J2EE
15 56 (4.62%) CSS3
15 56 (4.62%) WCF
16 52 (4.29%) Gherkin
16 52 (4.29%) RESTful
17 50 (4.13%) REST
18 41 (3.38%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 116 (9.57%) Analytical Skills
2 84 (6.93%) User Experience
3 42 (3.47%) Mobile App
4 29 (2.39%) Computer Science
5 17 (1.40%) Client/Server
6 15 (1.24%) Enterprise Software
7 14 (1.16%) Management Information System
7 14 (1.16%) Replication
8 13 (1.07%) iPad
9 11 (0.91%) Inversion of Control
10 9 (0.74%) Data Structures
11 7 (0.58%) Internet of Things
12 6 (0.50%) Digital Media
13 5 (0.41%) Data Centre
13 5 (0.41%) DTV
13 5 (0.41%) Linked Data
13 5 (0.41%) MPEG
13 5 (0.41%) N-Tier
13 5 (0.41%) Psychology
14 4 (0.33%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 96 (7.92%) Linux
2 89 (7.34%) Windows
3 53 (4.37%) Unix
4 29 (2.39%) Android
5 28 (2.31%) Windows Server
6 26 (2.15%) Windows Server 2003
7 22 (1.82%) Apple iOS
8 16 (1.32%) Mac OS X
9 8 (0.66%) CentOS
9 8 (0.66%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (0.58%) Windows CE
11 6 (0.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (0.33%) Fedora
13 2 (0.17%) Windows 8
13 2 (0.17%) Windows Server 2008
14 1 (0.083%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.083%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.083%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 475 (39.19%) Scrum
2 189 (15.59%) TDD
3 149 (12.29%) BDD
4 146 (12.05%) MVC
5 132 (10.89%) OO
6 120 (9.90%) Software Engineering
7 112 (9.24%) Continuous Integration
8 111 (9.16%) Waterfall
9 101 (8.33%) Unit Testing
10 97 (8.00%) UML
11 88 (7.26%) Project Management
12 85 (7.01%) Automated Testing
13 82 (6.77%) Test Automation
14 80 (6.60%) ITIL
15 74 (6.11%) PRINCE2
16 72 (5.94%) Software Testing
17 67 (5.53%) SDLC
18 66 (5.45%) DevOps
19 65 (5.36%) E-Commerce
19 65 (5.36%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 327 (26.98%) JavaScript
2 323 (26.65%) Java
3 269 (22.19%) SQL
4 222 (18.32%) C#
5 114 (9.41%) Ruby
6 81 (6.68%) Python
7 79 (6.52%) C++
8 45 (3.71%) C
9 42 (3.47%) PL/SQL
10 40 (3.30%) PHP
11 33 (2.72%) Perl
12 29 (2.39%) Bash Shell
13 19 (1.57%) TypeScript
14 17 (1.40%) T-SQL
15 13 (1.07%) Scala
16 9 (0.74%) Groovy
16 9 (0.74%) Lua
17 8 (0.66%) VB.NET
18 6 (0.50%) VB
19 5 (0.41%) Ada
Qualifications
1 316 (26.07%) Security Cleared
2 146 (12.05%) SC Cleared
3 120 (9.90%) DV Cleared
4 82 (6.77%) ISEB
5 59 (4.87%) Degree
6 49 (4.04%) ISTQB
7 37 (3.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 15 (1.24%) BPSS Clearance
9 7 (0.58%) CISSP
9 7 (0.58%) CREST Certified
9 7 (0.58%) GWAPT
9 7 (0.58%) ISEB Practitioner
9 7 (0.58%) OSCE
9 7 (0.58%) OSCP
9 7 (0.58%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 7 (0.58%) SANS
9 7 (0.58%) Sun Certification
10 6 (0.50%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (0.50%) PMI Certification
11 5 (0.41%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 88 (7.26%) QA
2 38 (3.14%) Disclosure Scotland
3 23 (1.90%) ISO 9001
4 22 (1.82%) ISO 14001
5 5 (0.41%) OIPF
6 4 (0.33%) SLA
7 3 (0.25%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.17%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.17%) WCAG
9 1 (0.083%) MISRA
9 1 (0.083%) MISRA C
9 1 (0.083%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.083%) SDET
9 1 (0.083%) Solvency II
System Software
1 33 (2.72%) VMware Infrastructure
2 25 (2.06%) Active Directory
3 6 (0.50%) Docker
3 6 (0.50%) vSphere
4 5 (0.41%) KVM
4 5 (0.41%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.17%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.17%) Xen
6 1 (0.083%) HDFS
6 1 (0.083%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.083%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 42 (3.47%) Opscode Chef
2 36 (2.97%) Puppet
3 13 (1.07%) yum
4 10 (0.83%) Ansible
5 8 (0.66%) Fluentd
6 7 (0.58%) Nagios
7 6 (0.50%) HP Quality Center
7 6 (0.50%) Kibana
7 6 (0.50%) NetBackup
8 5 (0.41%) Ganglia
8 5 (0.41%) Graphite
8 5 (0.41%) Riemann
9 4 (0.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 2 (0.17%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 2 (0.17%) Mesos
10 2 (0.17%) SCCM
11 1 (0.083%) logstash
11 1 (0.083%) Oozie
11 1 (0.083%) ZABBIX
11 1 (0.083%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 146 (12.05%) Microsoft
2 106 (8.75%) Oracle
3 41 (3.38%) SAP
4 37 (3.05%) IBM
5 34 (2.81%) VMware
6 14 (1.16%) Zend
7 13 (1.07%) Salesforce.com
7 13 (1.07%) Tableau
7 13 (1.07%) Telerik
8 11 (0.91%) Cisco
8 11 (0.91%) EPiServer
8 11 (0.91%) Xamarin
9 10 (0.83%) HP
9 10 (0.83%) Talend
10 9 (0.74%) Rally
11 8 (0.66%) Siebel
12 7 (0.58%) Adobe
12 7 (0.58%) Apple
12 7 (0.58%) CheckPoint
12 7 (0.58%) Sun
Bristol, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Melksham, Wiltshire
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £350 - £410 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Swindon
CPS Group Limited
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol Area
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Venturi
Rate: £125 - £175 per day + DOE
Posted: 6 days ago
Wiltshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
South West
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Experis Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
Swindon
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 - £600 per day + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Swindon
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Bournemouth
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £475 per day + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Shepton Mallet
People Source Consulting
Rate: £320 - £380 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Bristol
G2 Recruitment
Rate: £300 - 400 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Bristol
CPS Group Limited
Rate: £300 - £500 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Bristol
People Source Consulting
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Gloucestershire
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: Market related
Posted: 14 days ago
Somerset
aap3
Rate: £35 - £45 per hour
Posted: 15 days ago
Gloucestershire
Capita Defence & Security Resourcing
Posted: 16 days ago
Gloucestershire
Capita Defence & Security Resourcing
Posted: 16 days ago
Gloucestershire
Capita Defence & Security Resourcing
Posted: 16 days ago
Plymouth
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
Somerset
People Source Consulting
Rate: £400 - £420 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
Yeovil
People Source Consulting
Rate: £400 - £420 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
Bristol
People Source Consulting
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
Yeovil, Somerset
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500-550 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
UCAS
Rate: £35,000 per annum Pro Rota
Posted: 20 days ago
Bristol
People Source Consulting
Rate: £280.00 per day
Posted: 22 days ago
Devon
G2 Recruitment
Rate: Market rates
Posted: 23 days ago
Swindon
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago