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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 1 4 3
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -1
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 128 48 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 37.65% 17.52% 14.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 50.00% 24.87% 22.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 37 8
Average daily rate
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£384 £313 £393
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.80% -20.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £215 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £444
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £170.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +2.85%
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
256 193 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 75.29% 70.44% 64.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 133 60
Average daily rate £380 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.92% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £190 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 15 20
Average hourly rate £20.00 £40.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +166.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £17.50 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £170.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.07
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -11.49%

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 28 January 2015.

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 28 January 2015, 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.

1 107 (45.73%) Scrum
2 97 (41.45%) Web Services
3 95 (40.60%) Jenkins
4 94 (40.17%) Continuous Integration
5 89 (38.03%) Java
6 83 (35.47%) TDD
7 71 (30.34%) RESTful
8 68 (29.06%) Puppet
9 66 (28.21%) Cucumber
10 59 (25.21%) Linux
11 54 (23.08%) Maven
12 49 (20.94%) Subversion
13 48 (20.51%) BDD
14 47 (20.09%) Git (software)
15 43 (18.38%) Apache
16 42 (17.95%) Amazon AWS
16 42 (17.95%) Selenium
16 42 (17.95%) Vagrant
17 38 (16.24%) JSON
17 38 (16.24%) JavaScript
18 36 (15.38%) JUnit
18 36 (15.38%) Spring
19 33 (14.10%) PostgreSQL
20 32 (13.68%) Internet
20 32 (13.68%) SOAP
20 32 (13.68%) JIRA
21 30 (12.82%) Kanban
21 30 (12.82%) SOA
22 29 (12.39%) Eclipse
22 29 (12.39%) Configuration Management

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 43 (18.38%) Apache
2 14 (5.98%) WebLogic
3 12 (5.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 12 (5.13%) Tomcat
4 7 (2.99%) Confluence
4 7 (2.99%) CMS
5 6 (2.56%) Node.js
5 6 (2.56%) Apache Solr
6 4 (1.71%) TeamSite
7 2 (0.85%) Oracle Service Bus
7 2 (0.85%) SharePoint
7 2 (0.85%) JBoss
7 2 (0.85%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 4 (1.71%) MS Visio
1 4 (1.71%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.28%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (2.14%) Magento
2 4 (1.71%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (1.28%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 42 (17.95%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (8.97%) Amazon EC2
3 17 (7.26%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (4.27%) Amazon S3
4 10 (4.27%) Heroku
5 5 (2.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (13.68%) Internet
2 14 (5.98%) HTTP
3 3 (1.28%) Firewall
4 2 (0.85%) Network Security
4 2 (0.85%) NGN
5 1 (0.43%) DAB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (14.10%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (2.99%) Oracle Database
3 5 (2.14%) SQL Server
3 5 (2.14%) MySQL
4 4 (1.71%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (1.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (1.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (1.28%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (0.85%) SAP BI
6 2 (0.85%) SAP BW
6 2 (0.85%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.43%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.43%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.43%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.43%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.43%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 95 (40.60%) Jenkins
2 66 (28.21%) Cucumber
3 54 (23.08%) Maven
4 49 (20.94%) Subversion
5 47 (20.09%) Git (software)
6 42 (17.95%) Selenium
7 36 (15.38%) JUnit
8 32 (13.68%) JIRA
9 29 (12.39%) Eclipse
10 28 (11.97%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 26 (11.11%) Mockito
12 12 (5.13%) FitNesse
13 10 (4.27%) Ant
14 9 (3.85%) JMeter
15 8 (3.42%) SoapUI
15 8 (3.42%) QUnit
16 7 (2.99%) LoadRunner
17 6 (2.56%) Grunt
17 6 (2.56%) SpecFlow
18 5 (2.14%) RSpec
General
1 11 (4.70%) Finance
2 4 (1.71%) Publishing
3 3 (1.28%) Marketing
4 2 (0.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 98 (41.88%) Developer
2 38 (16.24%) Architect
3 36 (15.38%) Solutions Architect
4 32 (13.68%) Java Developer
5 27 (11.54%) Analyst
6 17 (7.26%) Software Engineer
7 14 (5.98%) Test Analyst
8 13 (5.56%) iOS Developer
9 12 (5.13%) Agile Java Developer
10 11 (4.70%) DevOps Engineer
11 10 (4.27%) Embedded Software Engineer
12 9 (3.85%) Lead Architect
12 9 (3.85%) JavaScript Developer
13 8 (3.42%) Business Analyst
13 8 (3.42%) Senior Software Engineer
14 7 (2.99%) Tester
14 7 (2.99%) Lead Solutions Architect
15 6 (2.56%) Project Manager
15 6 (2.56%) .NET Developer
15 6 (2.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 97 (41.45%) Web Services
2 71 (30.34%) RESTful
3 38 (16.24%) JSON
4 36 (15.38%) Spring
5 32 (13.68%) SOAP
6 27 (11.54%) J2EE
7 26 (11.11%) CSS
8 25 (10.68%) Hibernate
9 21 (8.97%) Ajax
10 20 (8.55%) Spring MVC
10 20 (8.55%) HTML
11 19 (8.12%) XML
12 17 (7.26%) PostGIS
13 16 (6.84%) Cocoa Touch
13 16 (6.84%) jQuery
13 16 (6.84%) JPA
13 16 (6.84%) Java EE
13 16 (6.84%) Cocoa
14 15 (6.41%) REST
15 12 (5.13%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 26 (11.11%) Open Source
2 14 (5.98%) iPhone
2 14 (5.98%) iPad
3 13 (5.56%) Mobile App
4 7 (2.99%) Client/Server
4 7 (2.99%) User Experience
5 6 (2.56%) Wiki
6 5 (2.14%) Data Structures
6 5 (2.14%) Algorithms
7 4 (1.71%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (1.71%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.28%) Device Driver
8 3 (1.28%) GIS
9 2 (0.85%) W3C
10 1 (0.43%) Robotics
10 1 (0.43%) Web 2.0
10 1 (0.43%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 59 (25.21%) Linux
2 20 (8.55%) Apple iOS
3 17 (7.26%) Windows
4 16 (6.84%) UNIX
5 14 (5.98%) Mac OS X
6 12 (5.13%) Android
7 10 (4.27%) Oracle Linux
8 5 (2.14%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (45.73%) Scrum
2 94 (40.17%) Continuous Integration
3 83 (35.47%) TDD
4 48 (20.51%) BDD
5 30 (12.82%) Kanban
5 30 (12.82%) SOA
6 29 (12.39%) Configuration Management
7 25 (10.68%) MVC
8 22 (9.40%) Unit Testing
9 21 (8.97%) Test Automation
9 21 (8.97%) Software Engineering
9 21 (8.97%) User Stories
10 19 (8.12%) OO
11 17 (7.26%) Web Development
12 16 (6.84%) iOS Development
13 15 (6.41%) DevOps
14 12 (5.13%) Change Control
14 12 (5.13%) BPEL
15 10 (4.27%) UML
16 9 (3.85%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 89 (38.03%) Java
2 38 (16.24%) JavaScript
3 25 (10.68%) Python
4 24 (10.26%) SQL
5 21 (8.97%) Ruby
6 18 (7.69%) PHP
6 18 (7.69%) Shell Script
7 16 (6.84%) PowerShell
7 16 (6.84%) Objective-C
8 10 (4.27%) C
9 8 (3.42%) C#
10 6 (2.56%) PHP5
11 5 (2.14%) Embedded C
12 4 (1.71%) Bash Shell
13 2 (0.85%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (2.56%) Security Cleared
2 5 (2.14%) Degree
2 5 (2.14%) BC Cleared
3 4 (1.71%) ISEB
4 3 (1.28%) MCTS
4 3 (1.28%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.28%) MCSA
4 3 (1.28%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.43%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.71%) QA
2 2 (0.85%) WCAG
3 1 (0.43%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 11 (4.70%) VirtualBox
2 10 (4.27%) Oracle RAC
3 6 (2.56%) Docker
4 2 (0.85%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 68 (29.06%) Puppet
2 42 (17.95%) Vagrant
3 4 (1.71%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 22 (9.40%) Oracle
2 13 (5.56%) Apple
3 9 (3.85%) Google
3 9 (3.85%) VMware
4 5 (2.14%) Red Hat
5 4 (1.71%) HP
5 4 (1.71%) EMC
5 4 (1.71%) Microsoft
6 3 (1.28%) SAP
6 3 (1.28%) Sun
7 2 (0.85%) Tripwire
8 1 (0.43%) EPiServer
8 1 (0.43%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.43%) WSO2
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