The table below looks at the statistics for Agile Software Development skills in IT contracts advertised for the Suffolk 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 1 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 9 30 21
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -9
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 29 10 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 13.00% 3.62% 5.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 16.96% 5.35% 8.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 7 7
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £318 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £460 £454
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £36.50 £15.16
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +140.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £37.40
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -6.41%
Agile Software Development
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Suffolk region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Suffolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
171 187 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 76.68% 67.75% 68.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 148 84
Average daily rate £450 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £463 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 11 3
Average hourly rate £35.00 £36.50 £15.16
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% +140.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.75 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-0.81% -3.90%

Agile Software Development
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Suffolk region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Agile Software Development Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

Agile Software Development
Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Suffolk region.

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

Agile Software Development
Daily Rate Histogram in Suffolk

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015.

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Histogram in Suffolk

Agile Software Development
Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Suffolk region.

Agile Software Development Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

Agile Software Development
Contract Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Software Development within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Ipswich +13 19 £388 -3.06% 20
Bury St Edmunds - 3 £400 - 2
Agile Software Development
East of England

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Suffolk 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 20 (40.82%) Web Services
2 15 (30.61%) Scrum
2 15 (30.61%) TDD
3 14 (28.57%) Java
4 13 (26.53%) XML
5 12 (24.49%) C#
6 11 (22.45%) SOAP
7 10 (20.41%) BizTalk Server
8 9 (18.37%) Management Information System
8 9 (18.37%) JIRA
8 9 (18.37%) WCF
8 9 (18.37%) Atlassian
8 9 (18.37%) Confluence
8 9 (18.37%) Cyber Security
9 8 (16.33%) REST
9 8 (16.33%) Team Foundation Server
10 7 (14.29%) Microsoft
10 7 (14.29%) Linux
10 7 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (12.24%) Degree
11 6 (12.24%) UML
11 6 (12.24%) CRM
11 6 (12.24%) JavaScript
11 6 (12.24%) User Stories
12 5 (10.20%) .NET
12 5 (10.20%) MySQL
12 5 (10.20%) SQL Server
12 5 (10.20%) SharePoint
12 5 (10.20%) Dynamics CRM
12 5 (10.20%) Kanban

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Suffolk 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 (20.41%) BizTalk Server
2 9 (18.37%) Confluence
3 5 (10.20%) SharePoint
4 2 (4.08%) OpenStack
5 1 (2.04%) Drupal
Applications
1 2 (4.08%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.04%) Mathematica
2 1 (2.04%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (10.20%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.12%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (6.12%) GitHub
2 2 (4.08%) Office 365
2 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.04%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.04%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.20%) MySQL
1 5 (10.20%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.08%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 9 (18.37%) JIRA
2 8 (16.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (6.12%) Subversion
3 3 (6.12%) Git (software)
3 3 (6.12%) Gradle
3 3 (6.12%) Jenkins
3 3 (6.12%) Geb
General
1 3 (6.12%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.08%) Advertising
2 2 (4.08%) Finance
3 1 (2.04%) Legal
3 1 (2.04%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 28 (57.14%) Developer
2 10 (20.41%) Analyst
3 9 (18.37%) Java Developer
3 9 (18.37%) BizTalk Developer
4 8 (16.33%) Business Analyst
5 4 (8.16%) UML Business Analyst
5 4 (8.16%) Software Developer
6 3 (6.12%) Senior Developer
6 3 (6.12%) Architect
6 3 (6.12%) Insurance Business Analyst
6 3 (6.12%) IT Business Analyst
7 2 (4.08%) Configuration Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) Build Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) C++ Developer
7 2 (4.08%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) Solutions Architect
8 1 (2.04%) Solutions Designer
8 1 (2.04%) Software Tester
8 1 (2.04%) Consultant
8 1 (2.04%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (40.82%) Web Services
2 13 (26.53%) XML
3 11 (22.45%) SOAP
4 9 (18.37%) WCF
5 8 (16.33%) REST
6 5 (10.20%) .NET
6 5 (10.20%) jQuery
7 4 (8.16%) Spring
7 4 (8.16%) HTML
7 4 (8.16%) ASP.NET
8 3 (6.12%) CSS
8 3 (6.12%) Spring MVC
8 3 (6.12%) Ajax
8 3 (6.12%) Hibernate
8 3 (6.12%) Java EE
8 3 (6.12%) Apache Camel
8 3 (6.12%) Spring Boot
8 3 (6.12%) OSGi
9 2 (4.08%) HTML5
9 2 (4.08%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.37%) Management Information System
2 4 (8.16%) Visualisation
3 3 (6.12%) DataPower
4 2 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.08%) Mobile App
4 2 (4.08%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (4.08%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.04%) MPEG
5 1 (2.04%) Statistics
5 1 (2.04%) Data Integration
5 1 (2.04%) CUDA
5 1 (2.04%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.29%) Linux
2 3 (6.12%) Windows
3 2 (4.08%) Apple iOS
3 2 (4.08%) Android
4 1 (2.04%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (30.61%) Scrum
1 15 (30.61%) TDD
2 9 (18.37%) Cyber Security
3 7 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (12.24%) UML
4 6 (12.24%) CRM
4 6 (12.24%) User Stories
5 5 (10.20%) Kanban
6 4 (8.16%) Integration Testing
6 4 (8.16%) Use Case
6 4 (8.16%) Automated Testing
6 4 (8.16%) Configuration Management
6 4 (8.16%) MVC
7 3 (6.12%) Migration
7 3 (6.12%) OOD
7 3 (6.12%) SOA
7 3 (6.12%) Release Management
7 3 (6.12%) Project Planning
7 3 (6.12%) Unit Testing
7 3 (6.12%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 14 (28.57%) Java
2 12 (24.49%) C#
3 6 (12.24%) JavaScript
4 3 (6.12%) SQL
5 2 (4.08%) R
5 2 (4.08%) T-SQL
5 2 (4.08%) C++
5 2 (4.08%) MATLAB
6 1 (2.04%) Jython
6 1 (2.04%) PHP
6 1 (2.04%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.04%) Python
6 1 (2.04%) GLSL
Qualifications
1 6 (12.24%) Degree
2 4 (8.16%) SC Cleared
2 4 (8.16%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.08%) ISEB
Vendors
1 9 (18.37%) Atlassian
2 7 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 3 (6.12%) CheckPoint
3 3 (6.12%) IBM
3 3 (6.12%) Google
3 3 (6.12%) Apigee
3 3 (6.12%) Mashery
4 2 (4.08%) Rackspace
4 2 (4.08%) Intel
5 1 (2.04%) Remedy
5 1 (2.04%) Oracle
5 1 (2.04%) ForgeRock
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