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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 1 1 12
Rank change year-on-year
0 +11
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 81 115 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 21.66% 31.17% 10.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 26.47% 39.38% 14.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 84 25
Average daily rate
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£363 £365 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.68% +2.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £461 £446 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +14.86%
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
306 292 232
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 81.82% 79.13% 68.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 222 215 162
Average daily rate £350 £365 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 6 20
Average hourly rate £20.00 £42.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.94% +142.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.67 £27.63 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.75 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+27.45% -15.00%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 84 (50.00%) Scrum
2 52 (30.95%) TDD
3 49 (29.17%) BDD
4 48 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
5 44 (26.19%) Java
6 40 (23.81%) Web Services
7 36 (21.43%) Linux
8 35 (20.83%) Jenkins
9 32 (19.05%) Cucumber
10 31 (18.45%) Subversion
11 30 (17.86%) Git (software)
11 30 (17.86%) SQL
12 29 (17.26%) SOAP
13 28 (16.67%) User Stories
14 27 (16.07%) Oracle
15 26 (15.48%) Selenium
16 25 (14.88%) PHP
17 22 (13.10%) PostgreSQL
17 22 (13.10%) JIRA
18 21 (12.50%) OO
19 19 (11.31%) Windows
19 19 (11.31%) Finance
19 19 (11.31%) RESTful
20 18 (10.71%) MySQL
20 18 (10.71%) HTML
21 17 (10.12%) JavaScript
21 17 (10.12%) CSS
21 17 (10.12%) SOA
22 15 (8.93%) SQL Server
22 15 (8.93%) Internet

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 13 (7.74%) Apache
2 9 (5.36%) Confluence
3 8 (4.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 7 (4.17%) JBoss
5 4 (2.38%) Drupal
6 3 (1.79%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (1.79%) Oracle Spatial
6 3 (1.79%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.19%) CMS
7 2 (1.19%) IIS
7 2 (1.19%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.60%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.60%) WordPress
8 1 (0.60%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.60%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.60%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 6 (3.57%) MS Visio
2 5 (2.98%) MS PowerPoint
2 5 (2.98%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.79%) InfoPath
3 3 (1.79%) MS Office
4 2 (1.19%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (3.57%) SAP ERP
1 6 (3.57%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (2.38%) Magento
3 3 (1.79%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (7.74%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (4.17%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 6 (3.57%) Amazon SQS
3 6 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (2.38%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (1.19%) Heroku
6 1 (0.60%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 15 (8.93%) Internet
2 3 (1.79%) HTTP
3 1 (0.60%) Intranet
3 1 (0.60%) LAN
3 1 (0.60%) WAN
3 1 (0.60%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (13.10%) PostgreSQL
2 18 (10.71%) MySQL
3 15 (8.93%) SQL Server
4 14 (8.33%) Relational Database
5 10 (5.95%) SQL Server 2008
6 9 (5.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 9 (5.36%) Oracle Database
7 7 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (3.57%) BusinessObjects
8 6 (3.57%) SAP BW
8 6 (3.57%) SAP BI
8 6 (3.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 6 (3.57%) Amazon RDS
9 5 (2.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (2.98%) OLAP
9 5 (2.98%) OLAP Cube
10 3 (1.79%) Hadoop
10 3 (1.79%) Apache Cassandra
11 2 (1.19%) RDBMS
12 1 (0.60%) BigQuery
Development Applications
1 35 (20.83%) Jenkins
2 32 (19.05%) Cucumber
3 31 (18.45%) Subversion
4 30 (17.86%) Git (software)
5 26 (15.48%) Selenium
6 22 (13.10%) JIRA
7 11 (6.55%) PHPUnit
8 10 (5.95%) JUnit
9 8 (4.76%) Mockito
10 7 (4.17%) WebDriver
11 6 (3.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 6 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
12 5 (2.98%) SpecFlow
13 4 (2.38%) SoapUI
13 4 (2.38%) Appium
13 4 (2.38%) Maven
14 3 (1.79%) Visual Studio
14 3 (1.79%) JMeter
14 3 (1.79%) FitNesse
14 3 (1.79%) Hudson
General
1 19 (11.31%) Finance
2 3 (1.79%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.19%) Retail
4 1 (0.60%) Advertising
4 1 (0.60%) Banking
Job Titles
1 71 (42.26%) Developer
2 44 (26.19%) Analyst
3 21 (12.50%) Java Developer
4 18 (10.71%) Business Analyst
5 15 (8.93%) PHP Developer
6 14 (8.33%) Test Analyst
7 10 (5.95%) Requirements Analyst
8 9 (5.36%) Architect
8 9 (5.36%) Solutions Architect
8 9 (5.36%) Agile Business Analyst
9 8 (4.76%) Project Manager
10 7 (4.17%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 7 (4.17%) SQL Developer
11 6 (3.57%) Software Manager
11 6 (3.57%) ScrumMaster
12 5 (2.98%) Software Engineer
12 5 (2.98%) Configuration Manager
12 5 (2.98%) iOS Developer
13 4 (2.38%) Development Manager
13 4 (2.38%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (23.81%) Web Services
2 29 (17.26%) SOAP
3 19 (11.31%) RESTful
4 18 (10.71%) HTML
5 17 (10.12%) CSS
6 13 (7.74%) J2EE
7 12 (7.14%) .NET
7 12 (7.14%) XML
8 11 (6.55%) EJB
8 11 (6.55%) REST
9 9 (5.36%) Spring
9 9 (5.36%) jQuery
10 7 (4.17%) Java EE
10 7 (4.17%) JSON
11 6 (3.57%) OpenID
11 6 (3.57%) HTML5
11 6 (3.57%) SAML
11 6 (3.57%) ASP.NET
12 5 (2.98%) Hibernate
12 5 (2.98%) Cocoa
Miscellaneous
1 8 (4.76%) Mobile App
2 7 (4.17%) GIS
3 5 (2.98%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (1.79%) Algorithms
4 3 (1.79%) Client/Server
4 3 (1.79%) PMI
5 2 (1.19%) Digital Media
5 2 (1.19%) User Experience
6 1 (0.60%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.60%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.60%) EPoS
6 1 (0.60%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.60%) Replication
6 1 (0.60%) Clustering
6 1 (0.60%) iPhone
6 1 (0.60%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.60%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 36 (21.43%) Linux
2 19 (11.31%) Windows
3 10 (5.95%) UNIX
4 8 (4.76%) Apple iOS
5 6 (3.57%) Mac OS X
6 4 (2.38%) Android
7 1 (0.60%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (50.00%) Scrum
2 52 (30.95%) TDD
3 49 (29.17%) BDD
4 48 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
5 28 (16.67%) User Stories
6 21 (12.50%) OO
7 17 (10.12%) SOA
8 15 (8.93%) Change Control
9 14 (8.33%) UML
9 14 (8.33%) Web Development
10 13 (7.74%) Software Engineering
10 13 (7.74%) Waterfall
10 13 (7.74%) Business Intelligence
11 12 (7.14%) Kanban
11 12 (7.14%) Test Automation
12 10 (5.95%) Automated Testing
12 10 (5.95%) Unit Testing
12 10 (5.95%) Configuration Management
12 10 (5.95%) Project Management
12 10 (5.95%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 44 (26.19%) Java
2 30 (17.86%) SQL
3 25 (14.88%) PHP
4 17 (10.12%) JavaScript
5 15 (8.93%) Ruby
6 13 (7.74%) C#
7 11 (6.55%) Python
8 10 (5.95%) PowerShell
9 6 (3.57%) Shell Script
10 5 (2.98%) Objective-C
10 5 (2.98%) PHP5
11 3 (1.79%) Perl
12 2 (1.19%) Go
Qualifications
1 13 (7.74%) SC Cleared
1 13 (7.74%) Security Cleared
2 11 (6.55%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (3.57%) MCSA
3 6 (3.57%) MCTS
4 5 (2.98%) ISEB
5 3 (1.79%) PMI Certification
6 2 (1.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (1.19%) Degree
7 1 (0.60%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.60%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 7 (4.17%) Docker
2 1 (0.60%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.60%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (5.95%) Puppet
2 2 (1.19%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.60%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 27 (16.07%) Oracle
2 11 (6.55%) Microsoft
3 6 (3.57%) Apple
3 6 (3.57%) SAP
4 4 (2.38%) ESRI
5 3 (1.79%) Telerik
5 3 (1.79%) WSO2
6 1 (0.60%) Guidewire
6 1 (0.60%) Nintex
6 1 (0.60%) Apigee
6 1 (0.60%) Google
6 1 (0.60%) Zend
6 1 (0.60%) EPiServer
6 1 (0.60%) Infor
6 1 (0.60%) ATG
6 1 (0.60%) VMware
6 1 (0.60%) Sun
6 1 (0.60%) HP
6 1 (0.60%) Pegasus
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