The table below looks at the statistics for Agile Software Development skills in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Agile Software Development over the 3 months to 17 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Agile Software Development
Hampshire / Southampton
Rank 4 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
-3 0
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 33 58 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 13.52% 23.02% 35.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 19.53% 29.15% 44.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 34 48
Median daily rate £370 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £317 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £443 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £32.75 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £45.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-7.77% +21.62%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Southampton region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
169 199 265
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 69.26% 78.97% 80.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 133 152
Median daily rate £450 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 17 10
Median hourly rate £15.00 £32.75 £13.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.19% +143.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £13.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £45.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £39.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-11.53% +52.94%

Agile Software Development
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Southampton 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 Southampton

Agile Software Development
Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Southampton region.

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

Agile Software Development
Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017.

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

Agile Software Development
Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Southampton region.

Agile Software Development Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 17 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 Southampton region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 30 (37.50%) Scrum
2 19 (23.75%) ITIL
2 19 (23.75%) Service Management
2 19 (23.75%) User Stories
3 15 (18.75%) Java
4 13 (16.25%) Linux
4 13 (16.25%) TDD
4 13 (16.25%) IaaS
4 13 (16.25%) PaaS
5 12 (15.00%) BDD
5 12 (15.00%) Retail
5 12 (15.00%) Windows
6 11 (13.75%) CSS
6 11 (13.75%) HTML
6 11 (13.75%) VMware
7 10 (12.50%) JavaScript
7 10 (12.50%) JIRA
8 9 (11.25%) Git (software)
8 9 (11.25%) CA
8 9 (11.25%) MVC
9 8 (10.00%) Software Engineering
9 8 (10.00%) BMC
9 8 (10.00%) SQL
9 8 (10.00%) C#
9 8 (10.00%) Jenkins
10 7 (8.75%) Puppet
10 7 (8.75%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (8.75%) SQL Server
10 7 (8.75%) Microsoft
10 7 (8.75%) Business Analysis

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton 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 4 (5.00%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (3.75%) Cloud Foundry
2 3 (3.75%) IIS
3 2 (2.50%) Apache Spark
3 2 (2.50%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (2.50%) Commerce Server
Business Applications
1 4 (5.00%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.25%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.25%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.25%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 13 (16.25%) IaaS
1 13 (16.25%) PaaS
2 6 (7.50%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (5.00%) AWS Lambda
4 2 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.75%) Firewall
1 3 (3.75%) Internet
2 1 (1.25%) HTTP
2 1 (1.25%) LDAP
2 1 (1.25%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.75%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.00%) Amazon RDS
3 3 (3.75%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (3.75%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.50%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (2.50%) Hadoop
4 2 (2.50%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.50%) MySQL
4 2 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.25%) Big Data
5 1 (1.25%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.25%) GIS
5 1 (1.25%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.25%) Power BI
5 1 (1.25%) QlikView
5 1 (1.25%) SAP Data Services
5 1 (1.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (12.50%) JIRA
2 9 (11.25%) Git (software)
3 8 (10.00%) Jenkins
4 4 (5.00%) Rational DOORS
4 4 (5.00%) Selenium
4 4 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (2.50%) Cucumber
5 2 (2.50%) JUnit
5 2 (2.50%) Mockito
5 2 (2.50%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.25%) Ant
6 1 (1.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (1.25%) Bugzilla
6 1 (1.25%) Hudson
6 1 (1.25%) JBehave
6 1 (1.25%) jMock
6 1 (1.25%) Maven
6 1 (1.25%) Subversion
6 1 (1.25%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.25%) WebDriver
General
1 12 (15.00%) Retail
2 5 (6.25%) Finance
3 2 (2.50%) Advertising
3 2 (2.50%) Banking
4 1 (1.25%) Electronics
4 1 (1.25%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.25%) Local Government
4 1 (1.25%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 25 (31.25%) Analyst
2 20 (25.00%) Business Analyst
3 19 (23.75%) Developer
4 12 (15.00%) Architect
5 7 (8.75%) Solutions Architect
6 6 (7.50%) .NET Developer
6 6 (7.50%) Software Engineer
7 4 (5.00%) Agile Business Analyst
7 4 (5.00%) Scala Developer
8 3 (3.75%) Automation Test Analyst
8 3 (3.75%) Business Requirements Analyst
8 3 (3.75%) Cloud Architect
8 3 (3.75%) Java Developer
8 3 (3.75%) Python Developer
8 3 (3.75%) QA Analyst
8 3 (3.75%) QA Automation Analyst
8 3 (3.75%) QA Test Analyst
8 3 (3.75%) Requirements Analyst
8 3 (3.75%) Scrum Master
8 3 (3.75%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (13.75%) CSS
1 11 (13.75%) HTML
2 6 (7.50%) .NET
3 5 (6.25%) CSS3
3 5 (6.25%) HTML5
3 5 (6.25%) Web Services
4 4 (5.00%) ASP.NET
4 4 (5.00%) Java EE
4 4 (5.00%) REST
5 3 (3.75%) Gherkin
5 3 (3.75%) Node.js
5 3 (3.75%) RESTful
5 3 (3.75%) XML
6 2 (2.50%) Apache Cordova
6 2 (2.50%) EJS
6 2 (2.50%) Express
6 2 (2.50%) JSON
6 2 (2.50%) Kendo UI
6 2 (2.50%) Spring
6 2 (2.50%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.25%) Mobile App
2 4 (5.00%) CMDB
2 4 (5.00%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.75%) Data Structures
4 2 (2.50%) EPoS
5 1 (1.25%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.25%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.25%) PKI
5 1 (1.25%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.25%) User Experience
5 1 (1.25%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 13 (16.25%) Linux
2 12 (15.00%) Windows
3 3 (3.75%) Android
3 3 (3.75%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.25%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (37.50%) Scrum
2 19 (23.75%) ITIL
2 19 (23.75%) Service Management
2 19 (23.75%) User Stories
3 13 (16.25%) TDD
4 12 (15.00%) BDD
5 9 (11.25%) MVC
6 8 (10.00%) Software Engineering
7 7 (8.75%) Business Analysis
7 7 (8.75%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (7.50%) ITSM
8 6 (7.50%) OO
8 6 (7.50%) Requirements Analysis
9 5 (6.25%) DevOps
9 5 (6.25%) Kanban
9 5 (6.25%) Microservices
9 5 (6.25%) Waterfall
10 4 (5.00%) Coaching
10 4 (5.00%) Continuous Delivery
10 4 (5.00%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 15 (18.75%) Java
2 10 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 8 (10.00%) C#
3 8 (10.00%) SQL
4 6 (7.50%) Python
4 6 (7.50%) Scala
5 4 (5.00%) C
5 4 (5.00%) Embedded C
6 3 (3.75%) C++
6 3 (3.75%) PHP
7 2 (2.50%) Perl
7 2 (2.50%) PowerShell
7 2 (2.50%) Ruby
7 2 (2.50%) VB
8 1 (1.25%) Apple Swift
8 1 (1.25%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 5 (6.25%) Security Cleared
2 4 (5.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.25%) ISEB
3 1 (1.25%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.25%) QA
2 2 (2.50%) SLA
3 1 (1.25%) COBIT
System Software
1 6 (7.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (6.25%) Docker
3 2 (2.50%) Firmware
4 1 (1.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (8.75%) Puppet
2 6 (7.50%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (5.00%) CA Spectrum
4 3 (3.75%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (3.75%) Terraform
Vendors
1 11 (13.75%) VMware
2 9 (11.25%) CA
3 8 (10.00%) BMC
4 7 (8.75%) Microsoft
5 6 (7.50%) Cisco
5 6 (7.50%) SAP
6 5 (6.25%) Remedy
7 4 (5.00%) CA Agile Central
8 3 (3.75%) ArcSight
8 3 (3.75%) CheckPoint
8 3 (3.75%) HP
8 3 (3.75%) Intel Security
8 3 (3.75%) SolarWinds
8 3 (3.75%) Splunk
8 3 (3.75%) Symantec
9 2 (2.50%) ATG
9 2 (2.50%) Cloudera
9 2 (2.50%) Oracle
9 2 (2.50%) Sencha
10 1 (1.25%) ServiceNow