The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Southampton region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 15 6 23
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +17
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 27 29 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 7.07% 10.82% 3.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.00% 16.11% 6.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 17 7
Average daily rate £325 £338 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% -20.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £423 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 £34.95 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+23.03% -5.54%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
270 180 143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 70.68% 67.16% 63.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 204 122 92
Average daily rate £325 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £575 £481
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 14 17
Average hourly rate £33.00 £40.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.50% +128.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £23.00 £13.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.00 £40.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Agile Software Development
Hampshire

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 18 April 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 18 April 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 16 (32.00%) HTML
1 16 (32.00%) CSS
2 13 (26.00%) JavaScript
2 13 (26.00%) Scrum
3 12 (24.00%) SQL
4 11 (22.00%) Finance
5 10 (20.00%) Software Engineering
6 9 (18.00%) Retail
7 8 (16.00%) PHP
7 8 (16.00%) Oracle
7 8 (16.00%) JSP
7 8 (16.00%) jQuery
7 8 (16.00%) Jenkins
8 7 (14.00%) User Stories
8 7 (14.00%) QA
8 7 (14.00%) Web Services
8 7 (14.00%) TDD
8 7 (14.00%) ATG
8 7 (14.00%) MySQL
8 7 (14.00%) MVC
9 6 (12.00%) Subversion
9 6 (12.00%) Linux
9 6 (12.00%) Java
9 6 (12.00%) C
9 6 (12.00%) C#
9 6 (12.00%) Microsoft
9 6 (12.00%) ISEB
9 6 (12.00%) Performance Testing
9 6 (12.00%) Waterfall
9 6 (12.00%) Mobile App

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 3 (6.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (6.00%) Apache
2 2 (4.00%) WebLogic
2 2 (4.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (2.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (2.00%) Liferay
3 1 (2.00%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (2.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (2.00%) Confluence
3 1 (2.00%) MS Project Server
3 1 (2.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (4.00%) OmniGraffle
2 1 (2.00%) InfoPath
2 1 (2.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.00%) MS Project
2 1 (2.00%) MS Office
2 1 (2.00%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.00%) LDAP
1 1 (2.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (2.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.00%) MySQL
2 4 (8.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.00%) Relational Database
3 3 (6.00%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (4.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (4.00%) Oracle Database
4 2 (4.00%) Big Data
5 1 (2.00%) Pentaho
5 1 (2.00%) QlikView
5 1 (2.00%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.00%) SQL Navigator
5 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (2.00%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (2.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 8 (16.00%) Jenkins
2 6 (12.00%) Subversion
3 5 (10.00%) PHPUnit
4 4 (8.00%) Selenium
4 4 (8.00%) Cucumber
4 4 (8.00%) Hudson
5 3 (6.00%) RSpec
5 3 (6.00%) Visual Studio
6 2 (4.00%) LoadRunner
6 2 (4.00%) Eclipse
6 2 (4.00%) Maven
6 2 (4.00%) JIRA
6 2 (4.00%) Git (software)
6 2 (4.00%) Axure RP
7 1 (2.00%) Talend Open Studio
7 1 (2.00%) JMeter
7 1 (2.00%) Toad
7 1 (2.00%) QuickTest Pro
7 1 (2.00%) JDeveloper
General
1 11 (22.00%) Finance
2 9 (18.00%) Retail
3 4 (8.00%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 24 (48.00%) Developer
2 8 (16.00%) UI Developer
3 7 (14.00%) UI Programmer
3 7 (14.00%) Test Engineer
3 7 (14.00%) Analyst
4 6 (12.00%) Business Analyst
4 6 (12.00%) Lead Business Analyst
5 4 (8.00%) PHP Developer
5 4 (8.00%) PHP Web Developer
5 4 (8.00%) Software Engineer
5 4 (8.00%) Web Developer
6 3 (6.00%) Oracle Developer
7 2 (4.00%) Java Developer
7 2 (4.00%) Senior Software Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) Front-End Developer
8 1 (2.00%) DevOps Engineer
8 1 (2.00%) Middleware Engineer
8 1 (2.00%) MI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (32.00%) HTML
1 16 (32.00%) CSS
2 8 (16.00%) JSP
2 8 (16.00%) jQuery
3 7 (14.00%) Web Services
4 6 (12.00%) CSS3
5 5 (10.00%) HTML5
6 4 (8.00%) Zend Framework
7 3 (6.00%) Spring
7 3 (6.00%) .NET
8 2 (4.00%) ASP.NET
8 2 (4.00%) XML
8 2 (4.00%) Java EE
8 2 (4.00%) Hibernate
9 1 (2.00%) D3.js
9 1 (2.00%) Backbone.js
9 1 (2.00%) KnockoutJS
9 1 (2.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 1 (2.00%) Highcharts JS
9 1 (2.00%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.00%) Mobile App
2 4 (8.00%) Wiki
3 1 (2.00%) Open Source
3 1 (2.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.00%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.00%) Linux
2 2 (4.00%) Android
2 2 (4.00%) Oracle Linux
2 2 (4.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.00%) CentOS
3 1 (2.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.00%) UNIX
3 1 (2.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (26.00%) Scrum
2 10 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 7 (14.00%) User Stories
3 7 (14.00%) TDD
3 7 (14.00%) MVC
4 6 (12.00%) Performance Testing
4 6 (12.00%) Waterfall
5 5 (10.00%) Test Scripting
5 5 (10.00%) OOP
5 5 (10.00%) OO
6 4 (8.00%) SOA
6 4 (8.00%) Web Development
6 4 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (8.00%) BDD
6 4 (8.00%) Test Automation
7 3 (6.00%) Refactoring
7 3 (6.00%) Migration
7 3 (6.00%) ETL
7 3 (6.00%) Code Coverage
8 2 (4.00%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (26.00%) JavaScript
2 12 (24.00%) SQL
3 8 (16.00%) PHP
4 6 (12.00%) Java
4 6 (12.00%) C
4 6 (12.00%) C#
5 4 (8.00%) PL/SQL
5 4 (8.00%) PHP5
6 3 (6.00%) Ruby
7 2 (4.00%) C++
7 2 (4.00%) Embedded C
7 2 (4.00%) Python
8 1 (2.00%) PowerShell
8 1 (2.00%) Bash Shell
8 1 (2.00%) ECMAScript
8 1 (2.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (12.00%) ISEB
2 3 (6.00%) Degree
3 2 (4.00%) ISTQB
3 2 (4.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.00%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (2.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (4.00%) Puppet
2 1 (2.00%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 8 (16.00%) Oracle
2 7 (14.00%) ATG
3 6 (12.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (8.00%) Zend
5 1 (2.00%) Twitter
5 1 (2.00%) Talend
5 1 (2.00%) Adobe
5 1 (2.00%) Primavera
5 1 (2.00%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.00%) JBoss
Southampton, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
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