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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 11 24 35
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +11
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 39 13 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 10.80% 3.96% 2.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 14.08% 5.94% 3.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 8 6
Average daily rate
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£365 £340 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.35% +5.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £278 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £356 £375
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 £55.00 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+48.64% +2.77%
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
277 219 221
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 76.73% 66.77% 70.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 208 151 110
Average daily rate £365 £355 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.81% +4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 19 41
Average hourly rate £42.50 £17.50 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+142.85% -31.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.65 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 21 August 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 21 August 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 30 (42.86%) Scrum
2 25 (35.71%) TDD
3 23 (32.86%) Software Engineering
4 19 (27.14%) Web Services
5 18 (25.71%) Jenkins
6 17 (24.29%) Continuous Integration
6 17 (24.29%) User Stories
7 15 (21.43%) Java
7 15 (21.43%) Finance
8 13 (18.57%) RESTful
8 13 (18.57%) Mobile App
9 11 (15.71%) CSS
9 11 (15.71%) SOAP
9 11 (15.71%) Subversion
10 10 (14.29%) JavaScript
10 10 (14.29%) SQL
10 10 (14.29%) MVC
10 10 (14.29%) jQuery
10 10 (14.29%) Test Automation
10 10 (14.29%) BDD
10 10 (14.29%) Puppet
10 10 (14.29%) DevOps
11 9 (12.86%) HTML
11 9 (12.86%) Linux
11 9 (12.86%) SOA
11 9 (12.86%) Cocoa
11 9 (12.86%) Objective-C
11 9 (12.86%) Web Development
11 9 (12.86%) Git (software)
11 9 (12.86%) Apple iOS

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 8 (11.43%) Apache
2 7 (10.00%) Tomcat
2 7 (10.00%) Confluence
3 4 (5.71%) WebLogic
4 3 (4.29%) Node.js
4 3 (4.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (2.86%) Oracle Spatial
6 1 (1.43%) Oracle BPEL
6 1 (1.43%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.43%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.43%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.43%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 4 (5.71%) MS Visio
1 4 (5.71%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.43%) InfoPath
2 1 (1.43%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.43%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (5.71%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.57%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.29%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (4.29%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.14%) HTTP
2 3 (4.29%) Internet
3 1 (1.43%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.43%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (7.14%) MySQL
3 4 (5.71%) SQL Server
3 4 (5.71%) SAP BW
3 4 (5.71%) SAP BI
4 3 (4.29%) MongoDB
4 3 (4.29%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.86%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.43%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.43%) Big Data
6 1 (1.43%) SQL Navigator
6 1 (1.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.43%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 18 (25.71%) Jenkins
2 11 (15.71%) Subversion
3 9 (12.86%) Git (software)
4 8 (11.43%) Maven
4 8 (11.43%) JIRA
4 8 (11.43%) Cucumber
5 7 (10.00%) Selenium
6 6 (8.57%) Eclipse
7 5 (7.14%) PHPUnit
8 4 (5.71%) JUnit
9 3 (4.29%) Visual Studio
9 3 (4.29%) Mockito
9 3 (4.29%) RSpec
9 3 (4.29%) Grunt
10 2 (2.86%) SoapUI
10 2 (2.86%) WebDriver
10 2 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (2.86%) FitNesse
11 1 (1.43%) Toad
11 1 (1.43%) LoadRunner
General
1 15 (21.43%) Finance
2 2 (2.86%) Retail
3 1 (1.43%) Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (35.71%) Developer
2 17 (24.29%) Analyst
3 10 (14.29%) Business Analyst
4 9 (12.86%) Software Engineer
5 7 (10.00%) Lead Business Analyst
6 6 (8.57%) iOS Developer
7 5 (7.14%) Java Developer
8 4 (5.71%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 4 (5.71%) Test Analyst
8 4 (5.71%) Web Developer
8 4 (5.71%) PHP Developer
8 4 (5.71%) Requirements Analyst
8 4 (5.71%) PHP Web Developer
8 4 (5.71%) ScrumMaster
9 3 (4.29%) Mobile Developer
9 3 (4.29%) JavaScript Developer
9 3 (4.29%) Senior Software Engineer
10 2 (2.86%) Team Leader
10 2 (2.86%) .NET Developer
10 2 (2.86%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (27.14%) Web Services
2 13 (18.57%) RESTful
3 11 (15.71%) CSS
3 11 (15.71%) SOAP
4 10 (14.29%) jQuery
5 9 (12.86%) Cocoa
5 9 (12.86%) Cocoa Touch
5 9 (12.86%) HTML
6 6 (8.57%) .NET
6 6 (8.57%) Spring
7 4 (5.71%) JPA
7 4 (5.71%) Zend Framework
7 4 (5.71%) PostGIS
7 4 (5.71%) Hibernate
7 4 (5.71%) Ajax
8 3 (4.29%) .NET Framework
8 3 (4.29%) JTS
8 3 (4.29%) JSP
8 3 (4.29%) J2EE
8 3 (4.29%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (18.57%) Mobile App
2 8 (11.43%) iPhone
2 8 (11.43%) iPad
3 5 (7.14%) Client/Server
4 4 (5.71%) Open Source
5 3 (4.29%) GIS
5 3 (4.29%) Linked Data
6 2 (2.86%) Wiki
6 2 (2.86%) Device Driver
6 2 (2.86%) Kindle
7 1 (1.43%) Taxonomies
7 1 (1.43%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (12.86%) Linux
1 9 (12.86%) Apple iOS
2 7 (10.00%) CentOS
3 4 (5.71%) Oracle Linux
4 1 (1.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.43%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (42.86%) Scrum
2 25 (35.71%) TDD
3 23 (32.86%) Software Engineering
4 17 (24.29%) Continuous Integration
4 17 (24.29%) User Stories
5 10 (14.29%) Test Automation
5 10 (14.29%) DevOps
5 10 (14.29%) BDD
5 10 (14.29%) MVC
6 9 (12.86%) SOA
6 9 (12.86%) Web Development
6 9 (12.86%) iOS Development
7 8 (11.43%) Kanban
7 8 (11.43%) OO
8 7 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (10.00%) Waterfall
9 5 (7.14%) Requirements Management
9 5 (7.14%) Requirements Analysis
9 5 (7.14%) OOP
9 5 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 15 (21.43%) Java
2 10 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 10 (14.29%) SQL
3 9 (12.86%) Objective-C
4 7 (10.00%) PHP
5 6 (8.57%) C#
6 5 (7.14%) C
6 5 (7.14%) Python
7 4 (5.71%) PHP5
8 3 (4.29%) Bash Shell
9 2 (2.86%) Embedded C
9 2 (2.86%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.43%) ECMAScript
10 1 (1.43%) C++
10 1 (1.43%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.43%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (7.14%) ISEB
2 3 (4.29%) Degree
3 2 (2.86%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.43%) MCSA
4 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.43%) MCTS
4 1 (1.43%) BC Cleared
4 1 (1.43%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.29%) ISO 9001
1 3 (4.29%) QA
System Software
1 4 (5.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (4.29%) VirtualBox
2 3 (4.29%) vCloud
2 3 (4.29%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (1.43%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (14.29%) Puppet
2 9 (12.86%) Vagrant
3 1 (1.43%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 7 (10.00%) Oracle
1 7 (10.00%) VMware
2 6 (8.57%) EMC
3 5 (7.14%) Apple
4 4 (5.71%) Red Hat
4 4 (5.71%) SAP
4 4 (5.71%) Zend
5 3 (4.29%) Tripwire
5 3 (4.29%) Microsoft
6 2 (2.86%) ATG
7 1 (1.43%) Adobe
7 1 (1.43%) Sun
7 1 (1.43%) Nintex
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