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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Agile Software Development
Rank 4 1 6
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +5
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 42 134 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 16.60% 35.92% 15.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 22.22% 47.02% 21.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 58 31
Average daily rate £365 £388 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.80% +24.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £329 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £398 £364
% change year-on-year
+0.51% +9.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £32.75 - £170.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.50 £36.40 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+22.25% -0.27%
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
189 285 198
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 74.70% 76.41% 70.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 170 142
Average daily rate £375 £388 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +19.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £300 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £508
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 11 14
Average hourly rate £25.13 £20.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.62% -50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £19.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £37.50 £170.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 2016, 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 47 (40.52%) Scrum
2 42 (36.21%) Continuous Integration
3 29 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 29 (25.00%) Oracle
4 27 (23.28%) Java
4 27 (23.28%) TDD
5 24 (20.69%) BDD
6 23 (19.83%) Windows
7 22 (18.97%) SQL
7 22 (18.97%) Jenkins
8 21 (18.10%) SQL Server
9 20 (17.24%) Linux
9 20 (17.24%) Subversion
10 19 (16.38%) C#
10 19 (16.38%) SOA
10 19 (16.38%) Cucumber
10 19 (16.38%) Ruby
10 19 (16.38%) User Stories
11 17 (14.66%) Software Engineering
11 17 (14.66%) .NET
11 17 (14.66%) Web Services
12 16 (13.79%) JavaScript
12 16 (13.79%) Oracle Database
13 15 (12.93%) JIRA
14 14 (12.07%) HTML
14 14 (12.07%) Python
15 13 (11.21%) Waterfall
15 13 (11.21%) Security Cleared
16 11 (9.48%) SC Cleared
16 11 (9.48%) REST

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 10 (8.62%) SharePoint
2 7 (6.03%) Confluence
2 7 (6.03%) Node.js
2 7 (6.03%) Tomcat
3 6 (5.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (2.59%) IIS
4 3 (2.59%) Oracle Spatial
4 3 (2.59%) Umbraco
5 2 (1.72%) CMS
6 1 (0.86%) Apache
Applications
1 6 (5.17%) MS Office
1 6 (5.17%) MS Visio
2 5 (4.31%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (2.59%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.59%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (6.03%) SAP ERP
2 6 (5.17%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.86%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 9 (7.76%) Office 365
2 3 (2.59%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (2.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.72%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.86%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (0.86%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.86%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.86%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (0.86%) GitHub
4 1 (0.86%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.03%) HTTP
2 6 (5.17%) DVB
3 5 (4.31%) Internet
4 3 (2.59%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.72%) VoIP
6 1 (0.86%) ATM
6 1 (0.86%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (18.10%) SQL Server
2 16 (13.79%) Oracle Database
3 7 (6.03%) MySQL
3 7 (6.03%) Relational Database
4 6 (5.17%) NoSQL
4 6 (5.17%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (4.31%) BusinessObjects
5 5 (4.31%) SAP BW
6 4 (3.45%) Data Mining
6 4 (3.45%) SAP BI
7 2 (1.72%) GIS
7 2 (1.72%) Hazelcast
7 2 (1.72%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.86%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.86%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.86%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 29 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 22 (18.97%) Jenkins
3 20 (17.24%) Subversion
4 19 (16.38%) Cucumber
5 15 (12.93%) JIRA
6 9 (7.76%) Appium
7 8 (6.90%) Gradle
7 8 (6.90%) Maven
7 8 (6.90%) Mockito
7 8 (6.90%) Selenium
8 7 (6.03%) Vagrant
9 5 (4.31%) Ant
9 5 (4.31%) Artifactory
9 5 (4.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 5 (4.31%) Robotium
9 5 (4.31%) SoapUI
9 5 (4.31%) Sonatype Nexus
9 5 (4.31%) SpecFlow
10 4 (3.45%) Jasmine
10 4 (3.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (6.90%) Finance
2 6 (5.17%) Retail
3 5 (4.31%) Publishing
4 3 (2.59%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.72%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.86%) French Language
Job Titles
1 50 (43.10%) Developer
2 24 (20.69%) Analyst
3 19 (16.38%) Java Developer
4 15 (12.93%) Test Analyst
5 10 (8.62%) SharePoint Developer
5 10 (8.62%) Software Engineer
6 9 (7.76%) Software Developer
7 6 (5.17%) Embedded C Engineer
7 6 (5.17%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
7 6 (5.17%) Embedded C++ Engineer
7 6 (5.17%) Embedded Engineer
7 6 (5.17%) Real Time Embedded Engineer
7 6 (5.17%) Real Time Engineer
7 6 (5.17%) SC Cleared Java Developer
8 5 (4.31%) Agile Developer
8 5 (4.31%) Android Developer
8 5 (4.31%) Build Engineer
8 5 (4.31%) Business Analyst
8 5 (4.31%) Integration Analyst
8 5 (4.31%) Integration Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (14.66%) .NET
1 17 (14.66%) Web Services
2 14 (12.07%) HTML
3 11 (9.48%) REST
4 10 (8.62%) AngularJS
5 9 (7.76%) CSS
6 8 (6.90%) JSON
7 7 (6.03%) ActiveMQ
7 7 (6.03%) Apache CXF
7 7 (6.03%) jQuery
7 7 (6.03%) Ruby on Rails
8 6 (5.17%) EJB
8 6 (5.17%) HTML5
8 6 (5.17%) J2EE
8 6 (5.17%) SOAP
9 5 (4.31%) Ajax
9 5 (4.31%) Android SDK
9 5 (4.31%) RoboGuice
9 5 (4.31%) WPF
10 4 (3.45%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.76%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (6.90%) STB
3 6 (5.17%) DTV
3 6 (5.17%) MPEG
4 5 (4.31%) Management Information System
5 4 (3.45%) Embedded Systems
6 3 (2.59%) Data Structures
6 3 (2.59%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (2.59%) Mobile App
6 3 (2.59%) User Experience
7 2 (1.72%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.72%) PMI
8 1 (0.86%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.86%) EPoS
8 1 (0.86%) FMCG
8 1 (0.86%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 23 (19.83%) Windows
2 20 (17.24%) Linux
3 7 (6.03%) Mac OS X
3 7 (6.03%) Unix
4 6 (5.17%) Android
5 2 (1.72%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.86%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (40.52%) Scrum
2 42 (36.21%) Continuous Integration
3 27 (23.28%) TDD
4 24 (20.69%) BDD
5 19 (16.38%) SOA
5 19 (16.38%) User Stories
6 17 (14.66%) Software Engineering
7 13 (11.21%) Waterfall
8 10 (8.62%) Kanban
8 10 (8.62%) Mentoring
9 9 (7.76%) Non-Functional Testing
9 9 (7.76%) SDLC
9 9 (7.76%) Test Automation
9 9 (7.76%) Test Management
9 9 (7.76%) Web Development
10 8 (6.90%) Automated Testing
10 8 (6.90%) Dependency Injection
10 8 (6.90%) ERP
10 8 (6.90%) Manual Testing
10 8 (6.90%) UML
Programming Languages
1 27 (23.28%) Java
2 22 (18.97%) SQL
3 19 (16.38%) C#
3 19 (16.38%) Ruby
4 16 (13.79%) JavaScript
5 14 (12.07%) Python
6 8 (6.90%) C
6 8 (6.90%) C++
7 7 (6.03%) PowerShell
7 7 (6.03%) Shell Script
8 3 (2.59%) VB
8 3 (2.59%) VB6
9 2 (1.72%) ActionScript
9 2 (1.72%) ActionScript 2.0
9 2 (1.72%) ActionScript 3.0
9 2 (1.72%) Bash Shell
9 2 (1.72%) Embedded C
9 2 (1.72%) Embedded C++
10 1 (0.86%) ABAP
10 1 (0.86%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 13 (11.21%) Security Cleared
2 11 (9.48%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.59%) ISEB
3 3 (2.59%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.72%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (1.72%) PMI Certification
4 2 (1.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.86%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.45%) QA
2 1 (0.86%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (2.59%) Docker
1 3 (2.59%) VirtualBox
2 2 (1.72%) zsh
Systems Management
1 8 (6.90%) Puppet
2 1 (0.86%) Ansible
2 1 (0.86%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 29 (25.00%) Oracle
2 11 (9.48%) Microsoft
3 9 (7.76%) SAP
4 5 (4.31%) HP
5 2 (1.72%) Adobe
5 2 (1.72%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.86%) ServiceNow
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