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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Agile Software Development over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 1 10 10
Rank change year-on-year
+9 0
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 121 37 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 32.18% 11.38% 10.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 41.44% 16.59% 14.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 24 18
Average daily rate
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£365 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.75% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £302 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £457 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £41.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-14.63% +9.33%
Agile Software Development
Hampshire

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
292 223 247
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 77.66% 68.62% 72.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 214 165 121
Average daily rate £355 £413 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.93% +16.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £550 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 14 34
Average hourly rate £29.25 £11.75 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+148.93% -63.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.12 £10.50 £11.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £20.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

Agile Software Development
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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.

1 109 (53.96%) Scrum
2 89 (44.06%) Web Services
3 69 (34.16%) TDD
4 60 (29.70%) Continuous Integration
5 59 (29.21%) Java
6 58 (28.71%) Jenkins
7 55 (27.23%) Cucumber
8 50 (24.75%) RESTful
9 42 (20.79%) Puppet
10 40 (19.80%) SOAP
11 35 (17.33%) Amazon AWS
11 35 (17.33%) Software Engineering
11 35 (17.33%) JIRA
11 35 (17.33%) BDD
11 35 (17.33%) User Stories
12 34 (16.83%) Maven
13 33 (16.34%) Vagrant
14 31 (15.35%) Apache
15 30 (14.85%) JavaScript
15 30 (14.85%) SQL
16 28 (13.86%) Subversion
17 27 (13.37%) DevOps
18 26 (12.87%) Selenium
18 26 (12.87%) J2EE
19 25 (12.38%) Kanban
19 25 (12.38%) Git (software)
20 24 (11.88%) Open Source
20 24 (11.88%) Spring
20 24 (11.88%) CSS
21 23 (11.39%) HTML

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 31 (15.35%) Apache
2 13 (6.44%) Confluence
3 12 (5.94%) Node.js
3 12 (5.94%) Tomcat
4 8 (3.96%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (2.48%) Apache Solr
5 5 (2.48%) WebLogic
6 4 (1.98%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 4 (1.98%) Oracle Spatial
7 2 (0.99%) TeamSite
7 2 (0.99%) CMS
8 1 (0.50%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.50%) Oracle BPEL
8 1 (0.50%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.50%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.50%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.50%) K2 blackpearl
Applications
1 7 (3.47%) MS Visio
2 6 (2.97%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.99%) MS Project
4 1 (0.50%) MS Office
4 1 (0.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (2.97%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 35 (17.33%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (6.93%) Amazon EC2
2 14 (6.93%) Amazon S3
3 7 (3.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (9.41%) Internet
2 17 (8.42%) HTTP
3 2 (0.99%) SSL
3 2 (0.99%) Intranet
4 1 (0.50%) DAB
4 1 (0.50%) IPv4
4 1 (0.50%) LAN
4 1 (0.50%) WAN
4 1 (0.50%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.50%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (9.90%) PostgreSQL
2 10 (4.95%) Apache Cassandra
2 10 (4.95%) SQL Server
3 9 (4.46%) Redis
4 8 (3.96%) Oracle Database
5 5 (2.48%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (2.48%) MySQL
5 5 (2.48%) SAP BW
5 5 (2.48%) SAP BI
6 4 (1.98%) Big Data
6 4 (1.98%) NoSQL
7 3 (1.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (1.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (1.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (1.49%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.50%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.50%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.50%) SQL Navigator
Development Applications
1 58 (28.71%) Jenkins
2 55 (27.23%) Cucumber
3 35 (17.33%) JIRA
4 34 (16.83%) Maven
5 28 (13.86%) Subversion
6 26 (12.87%) Selenium
7 25 (12.38%) Git (software)
8 23 (11.39%) Eclipse
9 18 (8.91%) JUnit
10 17 (8.42%) FitNesse
11 15 (7.43%) SoapUI
12 12 (5.94%) SpecFlow
13 11 (5.45%) Mockito
14 10 (4.95%) RSpec
15 9 (4.46%) JMeter
16 7 (3.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 7 (3.47%) LoadRunner
17 5 (2.48%) Team Foundation Server
17 5 (2.48%) PHPUnit
18 4 (1.98%) WebDriver
General
1 18 (8.91%) Finance
2 9 (4.46%) Retail
3 7 (3.47%) Marketing
4 4 (1.98%) Back Office
5 1 (0.50%) Dutch Language
5 1 (0.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 71 (35.15%) Developer
2 44 (21.78%) Analyst
3 22 (10.89%) Architect
4 20 (9.90%) Test Analyst
4 20 (9.90%) Solutions Architect
5 17 (8.42%) Java Developer
6 16 (7.92%) Software Engineer
6 16 (7.92%) Web Developer
7 14 (6.93%) iOS Developer
7 14 (6.93%) DevOps Engineer
8 13 (6.44%) Requirements Analyst
8 13 (6.44%) Business Analyst
9 12 (5.94%) JavaScript Developer
10 8 (3.96%) .NET Developer
10 8 (3.96%) Lead Business Analyst
11 7 (3.47%) Mobile Developer
11 7 (3.47%) Web Programmer
11 7 (3.47%) Programmer
12 5 (2.48%) ScrumMaster
12 5 (2.48%) J2EE Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (44.06%) Web Services
2 50 (24.75%) RESTful
3 40 (19.80%) SOAP
4 26 (12.87%) J2EE
5 24 (11.88%) Spring
5 24 (11.88%) CSS
6 23 (11.39%) HTML
7 21 (10.40%) .NET
8 18 (8.91%) Cocoa
8 18 (8.91%) Cocoa Touch
9 16 (7.92%) Hibernate
10 14 (6.93%) JSON
11 13 (6.44%) HTML5
12 12 (5.94%) jQuery
13 11 (5.45%) Ajax
14 10 (4.95%) CSS3
14 10 (4.95%) RabbitMQ
14 10 (4.95%) PostGIS
14 10 (4.95%) JPA
15 9 (4.46%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 24 (11.88%) Open Source
2 21 (10.40%) Mobile App
3 18 (8.91%) iPhone
3 18 (8.91%) iPad
4 14 (6.93%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (4.95%) Client/Server
6 9 (4.46%) Wiki
7 7 (3.47%) FMCG
8 5 (2.48%) GIS
9 3 (1.49%) Linked Data
10 2 (0.99%) Kindle
10 2 (0.99%) W3C
10 2 (0.99%) Device Driver
11 1 (0.50%) Computer Science
11 1 (0.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 21 (10.40%) Apple iOS
2 18 (8.91%) Linux
3 14 (6.93%) CentOS
4 4 (1.98%) Oracle Linux
5 3 (1.49%) UNIX
6 2 (0.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.50%) Android
7 1 (0.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (53.96%) Scrum
2 69 (34.16%) TDD
3 60 (29.70%) Continuous Integration
4 35 (17.33%) Software Engineering
4 35 (17.33%) BDD
4 35 (17.33%) User Stories
5 27 (13.37%) DevOps
6 25 (12.38%) Kanban
7 23 (11.39%) Test Automation
8 20 (9.90%) iOS Development
9 17 (8.42%) Web Development
9 17 (8.42%) MVC
10 15 (7.43%) SOA
11 13 (6.44%) UML
12 11 (5.45%) Test Strategy
13 10 (4.95%) OO
13 10 (4.95%) CRM
13 10 (4.95%) Unit Testing
13 10 (4.95%) Integration Testing
14 9 (4.46%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 59 (29.21%) Java
2 30 (14.85%) JavaScript
2 30 (14.85%) SQL
3 20 (9.90%) Objective-C
4 15 (7.43%) C#
5 11 (5.45%) PHP
6 9 (4.46%) Ruby
7 8 (3.96%) Python
8 7 (3.47%) Bash Shell
9 5 (2.48%) C
9 5 (2.48%) T-SQL
9 5 (2.48%) Shell Script
10 4 (1.98%) PHP5
11 2 (0.99%) Embedded C
11 2 (0.99%) Perl
12 1 (0.50%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.50%) Korn
12 1 (0.50%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.50%) C++
Qualifications
1 17 (8.42%) Security Cleared
2 10 (4.95%) BC Cleared
3 8 (3.96%) SC Cleared
4 7 (3.47%) ISEB
5 3 (1.49%) ISTQB
5 3 (1.49%) MCTS
5 3 (1.49%) Degree
5 3 (1.49%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (1.49%) MCSA
6 2 (0.99%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (0.99%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.97%) QA
2 3 (1.49%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.99%) WCAG
System Software
1 9 (4.46%) vCloud
2 7 (3.47%) VirtualBox
3 5 (2.48%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (1.98%) Docker
5 3 (1.49%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 42 (20.79%) Puppet
2 33 (16.34%) Vagrant
3 4 (1.98%) WebInspect
4 2 (0.99%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 20 (9.90%) VMware
2 15 (7.43%) Apple
2 15 (7.43%) Oracle
3 13 (6.44%) EMC
4 11 (5.45%) Red Hat
5 6 (2.97%) SAP
6 5 (2.48%) Tripwire
6 5 (2.48%) ESRI
7 4 (1.98%) Zend
8 3 (1.49%) Sun
9 2 (0.99%) Microsoft
9 2 (0.99%) Interwoven
9 2 (0.99%) Google
10 1 (0.50%) Atlassian
10 1 (0.50%) HP
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