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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Agile Software Development
Rank 3 3 5
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 486 554 473
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 16.22% 18.00% 15.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 20.81% 23.20% 20.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 348 394 350
Median daily rate £400 £400 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £308 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+9.67% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 6
Median hourly rate £39.00 £32.54 £40.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.85% -20.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £27.50 £36.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.80 £42.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £37.23 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+13.49% +3.40%
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
2335 2388 2361
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 77.94% 77.58% 79.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1548 1624 1582
Median daily rate £388 £388 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 105 122
Median hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £33.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% +9.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £16.00 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.90 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 28 June 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 28 June 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 28 June 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 -3 121 £400 - 74
Wiltshire +9 108 £363 +7.40% 17
Gloucestershire -2 83 £450 - 38
Devon -1 55 £348 -7.33% 8
Dorset +4 44 £418 -7.22% 33
Somerset 0 36 £375 +10.29% 27
Agile Software Development
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 June 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.

1 293 (29.90%) Scrum
2 286 (29.18%) Security Cleared
3 284 (28.98%) Java
4 224 (22.86%) JavaScript
5 210 (21.43%) HTML
6 182 (18.57%) CSS
7 175 (17.86%) C#
8 151 (15.41%) Finance
9 147 (15.00%) SQL
10 138 (14.08%) .NET
11 137 (13.98%) SC Cleared
12 135 (13.78%) Web Services
13 132 (13.47%) TDD
14 123 (12.55%) DV Cleared
15 119 (12.14%) JIRA
16 116 (11.84%) Waterfall
17 107 (10.92%) Microsoft
18 105 (10.71%) jQuery
19 100 (10.20%) OO
19 100 (10.20%) SQL Server
20 97 (9.90%) Software Engineering
21 93 (9.49%) Oracle
21 93 (9.49%) Project Management
22 91 (9.29%) MVC
23 90 (9.18%) Spring
24 89 (9.08%) Git (software)
25 86 (8.78%) BDD
25 86 (8.78%) AngularJS
26 82 (8.37%) REST
27 79 (8.06%) DevOps

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 44 (4.49%) Confluence
2 29 (2.96%) Apache
3 25 (2.55%) SharePoint
4 19 (1.94%) Tomcat
5 17 (1.73%) Elasticsearch
6 15 (1.53%) JBoss
7 12 (1.22%) CMS
8 10 (1.02%) SAS
9 9 (0.92%) Apache Spark
10 8 (0.82%) IIS
10 8 (0.82%) WebLogic
11 7 (0.71%) WebSphere
12 5 (0.51%) Apache Pig
12 5 (0.51%) NServiceBus
12 5 (0.51%) OpenStack
13 4 (0.41%) SharePoint 2010
13 4 (0.41%) Sitecore CMS
13 4 (0.41%) Umbraco
14 3 (0.31%) Apache Solr
14 3 (0.31%) Mule
Applications
1 18 (1.84%) MS Excel
2 15 (1.53%) MS Office
3 9 (0.92%) Photoshop
4 8 (0.82%) MS Project
5 7 (0.71%) Adobe Illustrator
6 6 (0.61%) MS Visio
7 5 (0.51%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 5 (0.51%) MS PowerPoint
8 3 (0.31%) Fireworks
9 2 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
10 1 (0.10%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 38 (3.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 9 (0.92%) Magento
3 7 (0.71%) Dynamics AX
4 5 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.31%) Oracle BPM
6 2 (0.20%) Oracle Cash Management
6 2 (0.20%) Oracle ERP
6 2 (0.20%) Primavera
6 2 (0.20%) SAP BPC
7 1 (0.10%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.10%) Oracle CRM
7 1 (0.10%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 1 (0.10%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 34 (3.47%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (2.04%) GitHub
2 20 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (1.33%) SaaS
4 12 (1.22%) Office 365
5 6 (0.61%) Amazon S3
5 6 (0.61%) PaaS
6 5 (0.51%) IaaS
7 4 (0.41%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.20%) Amazon Kinesis
9 2 (0.20%) Heroku
10 1 (0.10%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.10%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 1 (0.10%) AWS OpsWorks
10 1 (0.10%) TestFlight
10 1 (0.10%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 13 (1.33%) Internet
2 10 (1.02%) TCP/IP
3 7 (0.71%) SAN
4 6 (0.61%) Firewall
5 4 (0.41%) SSH
6 3 (0.31%) Broadband
6 3 (0.31%) HbbTV
6 3 (0.31%) HTTP
7 2 (0.20%) DVB
7 2 (0.20%) iSCSI
7 2 (0.20%) Network Security
7 2 (0.20%) SSL
7 2 (0.20%) Wireless
8 1 (0.10%) DECT
8 1 (0.10%) OpenFlow
8 1 (0.10%) Reverse Proxy
8 1 (0.10%) RTP
8 1 (0.10%) VoIP
8 1 (0.10%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.10%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 100 (10.20%) SQL Server
2 42 (4.29%) Relational Database
3 37 (3.78%) MySQL
4 34 (3.47%) MongoDB
5 33 (3.37%) Big Data
6 27 (2.76%) Oracle Database
7 26 (2.65%) Hadoop
7 26 (2.65%) NoSQL
8 20 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
9 18 (1.84%) RDBMS
10 15 (1.53%) PostgreSQL
11 13 (1.33%) Neo4j
12 12 (1.22%) OrientDB
13 11 (1.12%) Oracle Database 11g
13 11 (1.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 10 (1.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 9 (0.92%) Oracle Reports
16 8 (0.82%) GIS
17 7 (0.71%) Star Schema
18 6 (0.61%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 119 (12.14%) JIRA
2 89 (9.08%) Git (software)
3 73 (7.45%) Cucumber
3 73 (7.45%) Jenkins
4 72 (7.35%) Selenium
5 50 (5.10%) Maven
6 37 (3.78%) Subversion
7 33 (3.37%) Visual Studio
8 31 (3.16%) WebDriver
9 29 (2.96%) Team Foundation Server
10 26 (2.65%) Capybara
11 23 (2.35%) SpecFlow
12 20 (2.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 19 (1.94%) JUnit
14 18 (1.84%) Eclipse
15 16 (1.63%) Grunt
15 16 (1.63%) WATIR
16 15 (1.53%) Hudson
17 12 (1.22%) Bitbucket
18 11 (1.12%) Rational DOORS
General
1 151 (15.41%) Finance
2 51 (5.20%) Marketing
3 49 (5.00%) Telecoms
4 45 (4.59%) Manufacturing
5 39 (3.98%) Electronics
6 28 (2.86%) Banking
6 28 (2.86%) Retail
7 13 (1.33%) Games
8 10 (1.02%) Back Office
9 9 (0.92%) Aerospace
10 6 (0.61%) Investment Banking
11 5 (0.51%) Advertising
11 5 (0.51%) Financial Institution
11 5 (0.51%) Military
12 4 (0.41%) Automotive
13 3 (0.31%) Legal
13 3 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
14 2 (0.20%) Law
14 2 (0.20%) Retail Banking
15 1 (0.10%) Billing
Job Titles
1 411 (41.94%) Developer
2 144 (14.69%) Java Developer
3 136 (13.88%) Analyst
4 93 (9.49%) Project Manager
5 74 (7.55%) Architect
6 71 (7.24%) Business Analyst
7 63 (6.43%) .NET Developer
8 53 (5.41%) C# Developer
9 47 (4.80%) Software Developer
10 44 (4.49%) Test Analyst
11 41 (4.18%) Agile Developer
12 40 (4.08%) Test Engineer
13 39 (3.98%) Software Engineer
14 38 (3.88%) Tester
15 37 (3.78%) Senior Developer
16 35 (3.57%) JavaScript Developer
16 35 (3.57%) Scrum Master
17 33 (3.37%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
18 32 (3.27%) C# .NET Developer
19 31 (3.16%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 210 (21.43%) HTML
2 182 (18.57%) CSS
3 138 (14.08%) .NET
4 135 (13.78%) Web Services
5 105 (10.71%) jQuery
6 90 (9.18%) Spring
7 86 (8.78%) AngularJS
8 82 (8.37%) REST
9 67 (6.84%) ASP.NET
10 64 (6.53%) XML
11 60 (6.12%) HTML5
12 56 (5.71%) RESTful
13 51 (5.20%) JSON
14 49 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC
15 47 (4.80%) Hibernate
16 45 (4.59%) J2EE
17 41 (4.18%) CSS3
18 39 (3.98%) SOAP
19 31 (3.16%) ASP.NET Web API
20 30 (3.06%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 77 (7.86%) User Experience
2 49 (5.00%) Mobile App
3 31 (3.16%) Analytical Skills
4 23 (2.35%) NHS
5 21 (2.14%) Computer Science
6 16 (1.63%) Management Information System
7 14 (1.43%) Visualisation
8 13 (1.33%) iPad
9 12 (1.22%) Wiki
10 10 (1.02%) N-Tier
11 9 (0.92%) Data Integration
12 8 (0.82%) Cyberthreat
13 7 (0.71%) Social Media
14 6 (0.61%) Private Cloud
15 5 (0.51%) Data Centre
15 5 (0.51%) Data Structures
15 5 (0.51%) Virtual Team
16 4 (0.41%) iPhone
16 4 (0.41%) Public Cloud
16 4 (0.41%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 71 (7.24%) Linux
2 42 (4.29%) Unix
3 41 (4.18%) Windows
4 19 (1.94%) Android
5 13 (1.33%) Windows Server
6 9 (0.92%) Apple iOS
7 7 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (0.41%) Oracle Linux
9 3 (0.31%) Windows Phone
9 3 (0.31%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (0.31%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.20%) CentOS
10 2 (0.20%) Windows 10
10 2 (0.20%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.20%) Windows Mobile
10 2 (0.20%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.10%) AIX
11 1 (0.10%) Embedded Linux
11 1 (0.10%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.10%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 293 (29.90%) Scrum
2 132 (13.47%) TDD
3 116 (11.84%) Waterfall
4 100 (10.20%) OO
5 97 (9.90%) Software Engineering
6 93 (9.49%) Project Management
7 91 (9.29%) MVC
8 86 (8.78%) BDD
9 79 (8.06%) DevOps
9 79 (8.06%) Stakeholder Management
10 71 (7.24%) Continuous Integration
11 70 (7.14%) Programme Management
12 66 (6.73%) SDLC
13 62 (6.33%) Business Intelligence
14 60 (6.12%) PRINCE2
15 58 (5.92%) E-Commerce
16 57 (5.82%) Web Development
17 55 (5.61%) Migration
18 51 (5.20%) Front End Development
18 51 (5.20%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 284 (28.98%) Java
2 224 (22.86%) JavaScript
3 175 (17.86%) C#
4 147 (15.00%) SQL
5 78 (7.96%) C++
6 77 (7.86%) Ruby
7 67 (6.84%) Python
8 48 (4.90%) C
9 40 (4.08%) PHP
10 32 (3.27%) PL/SQL
11 31 (3.16%) Perl
12 17 (1.73%) Bash Shell
13 14 (1.43%) Scala
14 13 (1.33%) Groovy
14 13 (1.33%) Objective-C
15 9 (0.92%) MATLAB
15 9 (0.92%) R
15 9 (0.92%) T-SQL
16 7 (0.71%) Lua
16 7 (0.71%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 286 (29.18%) Security Cleared
2 137 (13.98%) SC Cleared
3 123 (12.55%) DV Cleared
4 61 (6.22%) Degree
5 38 (3.88%) ISEB
6 36 (3.67%) ISTQB
7 12 (1.22%) BPSS Clearance
8 9 (0.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 7 (0.71%) CISSP
9 7 (0.71%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 7 (0.71%) ITIL Certification
9 7 (0.71%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (0.51%) MCSA
10 5 (0.51%) MCSD
10 5 (0.51%) MCSE
10 5 (0.51%) Sun Certification
11 4 (0.41%) CREST Certified
11 4 (0.41%) GWAPT
11 4 (0.41%) OSCE
11 4 (0.41%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 73 (7.45%) QA
2 20 (2.04%) ISO 9001
3 19 (1.94%) HL7
3 19 (1.94%) ISO 14001
4 12 (1.22%) Disclosure Scotland
5 5 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.41%) Solvency II
7 3 (0.31%) GMP
7 3 (0.31%) OIPF
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%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.10%) SDET
8 1 (0.10%) SLA
8 1 (0.10%) TickIT
System Software
1 27 (2.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (2.35%) Docker
3 20 (2.04%) Xen
4 8 (0.82%) Active Directory
5 5 (0.51%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.31%) vSphere
7 2 (0.20%) NFS
7 2 (0.20%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.20%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.10%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (0.10%) HDFS
8 1 (0.10%) Platform Symphony
8 1 (0.10%) Shibboleth
8 1 (0.10%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 23 (2.35%) Puppet
2 20 (2.04%) Microsoft Intune
3 19 (1.94%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (0.92%) Ansible
5 6 (0.61%) HP Quality Center
5 6 (0.61%) OpenAM
6 3 (0.31%) CloudHub
6 3 (0.31%) Kubernetes
6 3 (0.31%) Mesos
7 2 (0.20%) Kibana
8 1 (0.10%) CFEngine
8 1 (0.10%) DBAmp
8 1 (0.10%) Nagios
8 1 (0.10%) Nexpose
8 1 (0.10%) Oozie
8 1 (0.10%) OpenSSO
8 1 (0.10%) Salt
8 1 (0.10%) SCCM
8 1 (0.10%) Sun Identity Manager
8 1 (0.10%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 107 (10.92%) Microsoft
2 93 (9.49%) Oracle
3 44 (4.49%) SAP
4 29 (2.96%) VMware
5 20 (2.04%) Citrix
6 13 (1.33%) Rally
6 13 (1.33%) Red Hat
7 12 (1.22%) Sitecore
8 11 (1.12%) HP
9 9 (0.92%) Apple
10 8 (0.82%) ATG
10 8 (0.82%) IBM
11 7 (0.71%) Salesforce.com
12 6 (0.61%) Adobe
12 6 (0.61%) Sun
13 5 (0.51%) Zend
14 4 (0.41%) Atlassian
14 4 (0.41%) Blackboard
14 4 (0.41%) ESRI
14 4 (0.41%) ForgeRock
Bournemouth, Dorset
Circle Recruitment
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 - £480 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
Devon
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Talent International
Rate: £350 - £480 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
Plymouth, Devon
Berkeley Square IT Ltd
Posted: 23 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
CPS Group UK
Posted: 2 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Sanderson
Rate: £325 - £360 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Plymouth, Devon
Haybrook IT Resourcing
Posted: 14 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Austin Fraser
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + Market Rates
Posted: 5 days ago
South West
People Source Consulting
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 3 days ago
Plymouth, Devon
Reed Technology
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Intelletec
Rate: From £200 to £250 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Circle Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £435 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Plymouth, Devon
Heat Recruitment
Rate: From £450 to £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £325 per day + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Swindon
People Source Consulting
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Cheltenham
People Source Consulting
Rate: £420 - £500 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
South West England
People Source Consulting
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Via Resource
Rate: £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 27 days ago
Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £600 - £700 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £450 - £500 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £420 - £500 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Gloucestershire
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £400 - £600 per day + Negotiable - Please Quote
Posted: 27 days ago
Bristol
People Source Consulting
Posted: 25 days ago
Bristol
People Source Consulting
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 18 days ago