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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 1 1 10
Rank change year-on-year
0 +9
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 81 66 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 24.92% 21.50% 7.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 30.22% 28.57% 12.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 52 15
Average daily rate
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£375 £384 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.28% +18.99%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £406
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.13 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+3.21% +7.69%
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
268 231 205
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 82.46% 75.24% 64.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 209 178 129
Average daily rate £385 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £495 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 15
Average hourly rate £12.50 £50.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-75.00% +81.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £50.00 £22.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £68.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 94 (43.72%) Scrum
2 77 (35.81%) Java
3 73 (33.95%) Jenkins
4 69 (32.09%) TDD
5 65 (30.23%) Linux
6 58 (26.98%) Web Services
7 56 (26.05%) Continuous Integration
8 51 (23.72%) Cucumber
9 50 (23.26%) BDD
10 46 (21.40%) Puppet
11 41 (19.07%) Git (software)
12 40 (18.60%) Subversion
12 40 (18.60%) Ruby
12 40 (18.60%) Selenium
13 38 (17.67%) Windows
14 36 (16.74%) Configuration Management
14 36 (16.74%) RESTful
15 33 (15.35%) JUnit
16 31 (14.42%) JavaScript
16 31 (14.42%) PostgreSQL
16 31 (14.42%) Amazon AWS
16 31 (14.42%) PowerShell
17 30 (13.95%) SOAP
17 30 (13.95%) UNIX
18 29 (13.49%) Python
19 28 (13.02%) Atlassian Bamboo
19 28 (13.02%) Maven
20 26 (12.09%) Spring
20 26 (12.09%) JIRA
20 26 (12.09%) Microsoft Azure

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 25 (11.63%) Apache
2 11 (5.12%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 9 (4.19%) Tomcat
4 8 (3.72%) Confluence
5 7 (3.26%) CMS
6 6 (2.79%) SharePoint
6 6 (2.79%) JBoss
7 5 (2.33%) WebLogic
8 4 (1.86%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (1.40%) Umbraco
10 2 (0.93%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.93%) Oracle Service Bus
10 2 (0.93%) IIS
11 1 (0.47%) DNN
11 1 (0.47%) Oracle Spatial
11 1 (0.47%) Immediacy CMS
11 1 (0.47%) WordPress
11 1 (0.47%) Sitecore CMS
11 1 (0.47%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.47%) Node.js
Applications
1 17 (7.91%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.26%) MS Office
3 6 (2.79%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.86%) InfoPath
5 3 (1.40%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.47%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (3.72%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (2.79%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (1.40%) SAP ERP
4 2 (0.93%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 31 (14.42%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (12.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (7.44%) Amazon EC2
4 13 (6.05%) Heroku
5 5 (2.33%) AWS CloudFormation
5 5 (2.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (0.47%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.47%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 13 (6.05%) Internet
2 5 (2.33%) HTTP
3 3 (1.40%) Firewall
4 2 (0.93%) Radio Access Network
4 2 (0.93%) RNC
4 2 (0.93%) Ethernet
4 2 (0.93%) SDH
4 2 (0.93%) UMTS
4 2 (0.93%) ATM
4 2 (0.93%) GSM
4 2 (0.93%) Intranet
4 2 (0.93%) Extranet
5 1 (0.47%) LAN
5 1 (0.47%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (14.42%) PostgreSQL
2 15 (6.98%) SQL Server
3 12 (5.58%) MySQL
4 11 (5.12%) Relational Database
5 10 (4.65%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (2.79%) Oracle Database
6 6 (2.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 6 (2.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (2.79%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (2.33%) OLAP
7 5 (2.33%) OLAP Cube
8 3 (1.40%) SAP BI
8 3 (1.40%) SAP BW
8 3 (1.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (0.93%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.47%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.47%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.47%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.47%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.47%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 73 (33.95%) Jenkins
2 51 (23.72%) Cucumber
3 41 (19.07%) Git (software)
4 40 (18.60%) Subversion
4 40 (18.60%) Selenium
5 33 (15.35%) JUnit
6 28 (13.02%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 28 (13.02%) Maven
7 26 (12.09%) JIRA
8 22 (10.23%) Mockito
9 9 (4.19%) Ant
9 9 (4.19%) WebDriver
10 7 (3.26%) RSpec
11 6 (2.79%) SoapUI
11 6 (2.79%) Appium
11 6 (2.79%) Team Foundation Server
11 6 (2.79%) JMeter
12 5 (2.33%) QuickTest Pro
12 5 (2.33%) Eclipse
13 4 (1.86%) Calabash
General
1 14 (6.51%) Finance
2 4 (1.86%) Publishing
3 3 (1.40%) Telecoms
4 2 (0.93%) Marketing
5 1 (0.47%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 94 (43.72%) Developer
2 40 (18.60%) Analyst
3 31 (14.42%) Java Developer
4 21 (9.77%) Architect
5 17 (7.91%) Solutions Architect
6 16 (7.44%) Test Analyst
7 14 (6.51%) Business Analyst
8 12 (5.58%) Lead Architect
9 9 (4.19%) Requirements Analyst
10 8 (3.72%) Lead Solutions Architect
10 8 (3.72%) Agile Business Analyst
10 8 (3.72%) Project Manager
10 8 (3.72%) .NET Developer
11 7 (3.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 7 (3.26%) Development Manager
11 7 (3.26%) Test Leader
11 7 (3.26%) Agile Java Developer
11 7 (3.26%) iOS Developer
12 6 (2.79%) Android Developer
12 6 (2.79%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (26.98%) Web Services
2 36 (16.74%) RESTful
3 30 (13.95%) SOAP
4 26 (12.09%) Spring
5 22 (10.23%) CSS
6 21 (9.77%) Hibernate
7 20 (9.30%) HTML
8 17 (7.91%) Ruby on Rails
9 16 (7.44%) JSON
10 14 (6.51%) .NET
11 13 (6.05%) J2EE
11 13 (6.05%) jQuery
11 13 (6.05%) Java EE
12 12 (5.58%) ASP.NET
12 12 (5.58%) REST
12 12 (5.58%) HTML5
13 11 (5.12%) EJB
13 11 (5.12%) Spring MVC
14 10 (4.65%) OpenID
14 10 (4.65%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (3.26%) Mobile App
2 6 (2.79%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (2.33%) GIS
3 5 (2.33%) iPhone
3 5 (2.33%) User Experience
3 5 (2.33%) iPad
4 4 (1.86%) Computer Science
5 2 (0.93%) Algorithms
5 2 (0.93%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.47%) W3C
6 1 (0.47%) Robotics
6 1 (0.47%) Streaming Music
6 1 (0.47%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.47%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 65 (30.23%) Linux
2 38 (17.67%) Windows
3 30 (13.95%) UNIX
4 23 (10.70%) Mac OS X
5 17 (7.91%) Android
6 13 (6.05%) Apple iOS
7 4 (1.86%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (43.72%) Scrum
2 69 (32.09%) TDD
3 56 (26.05%) Continuous Integration
4 50 (23.26%) BDD
5 36 (16.74%) Configuration Management
6 26 (12.09%) SOA
6 26 (12.09%) User Stories
7 24 (11.16%) Continuous Delivery
8 19 (8.84%) MVC
8 19 (8.84%) Open Source
9 18 (8.37%) UML
10 17 (7.91%) Kanban
11 13 (6.05%) Stakeholder Management
11 13 (6.05%) Test Automation
11 13 (6.05%) Web Development
12 12 (5.58%) Change Control
13 11 (5.12%) Waterfall
13 11 (5.12%) OO
13 11 (5.12%) CRM
13 11 (5.12%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 77 (35.81%) Java
2 40 (18.60%) Ruby
3 31 (14.42%) JavaScript
3 31 (14.42%) PowerShell
4 29 (13.49%) Python
5 23 (10.70%) Shell Script
6 17 (7.91%) SQL
7 14 (6.51%) C#
8 8 (3.72%) Go
9 7 (3.26%) Objective-C
10 6 (2.79%) PHP
11 3 (1.40%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 12 (5.58%) SC Cleared
1 12 (5.58%) Security Cleared
2 10 (4.65%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (2.79%) MCTS
3 6 (2.79%) MCSA
4 4 (1.86%) Degree
5 3 (1.40%) ISEB
6 1 (0.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.47%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (0.47%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.93%) SLA
2 1 (0.47%) QA
2 1 (0.47%) WCAG
System Software
1 4 (1.86%) VirtualBox
2 3 (1.40%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (0.93%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (0.93%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.47%) Docker
Systems Management
1 46 (21.40%) Puppet
2 14 (6.51%) Vagrant
3 3 (1.40%) TeamSite
4 1 (0.47%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 25 (11.63%) Oracle
2 19 (8.84%) Microsoft
3 7 (3.26%) Apple
4 5 (2.33%) Apigee
5 4 (1.86%) Telerik
6 3 (1.40%) SAP
6 3 (1.40%) HP
7 2 (0.93%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
7 2 (0.93%) Nintex
7 2 (0.93%) EPiServer
7 2 (0.93%) Ericsson
7 2 (0.93%) ESRI
7 2 (0.93%) VMware
8 1 (0.47%) ATG
8 1 (0.47%) Pegasus
8 1 (0.47%) Sun
8 1 (0.47%) Google
8 1 (0.47%) Alterian
8 1 (0.47%) Infor
8 1 (0.47%) Sitecore
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