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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 9 10 13
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +3
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 22 22 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 11.76% 13.02% 8.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 16.79% 17.89% 12.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 21 13
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£400 £388 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -11.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £288 £421
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.63% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £37.60
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +6.38%
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
131 123 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 70.05% 72.78% 70.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 90 97
Average daily rate £450 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £451
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 5
Average hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +108.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.25 £9.85 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £112.50 £24.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -11.29%

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 6 March 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 6 March 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 +2 18 £484 +29.06% 10
Bury St Edmunds +6 3 £388 -3.12% 1
Felixstowe - - - -
Lowestoft - - - - 1
Agile Software Development
East of England

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 15 (40.54%) Web Services
2 14 (37.84%) TDD
3 13 (35.14%) XML
3 13 (35.14%) SOAP
4 12 (32.43%) C#
5 11 (29.73%) BizTalk Server
6 10 (27.03%) WCF
6 10 (27.03%) Team Foundation Server
7 8 (21.62%) .NET
8 7 (18.92%) Scrum
8 7 (18.92%) Java
8 7 (18.92%) User Stories
9 6 (16.22%) REST
9 6 (16.22%) Dynamics CRM
9 6 (16.22%) UML
9 6 (16.22%) CRM
9 6 (16.22%) Microsoft
10 4 (10.81%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (10.81%) SharePoint
10 4 (10.81%) JavaScript
10 4 (10.81%) Degree
10 4 (10.81%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (10.81%) Use Case
10 4 (10.81%) jQuery
10 4 (10.81%) Visualisation
10 4 (10.81%) Mentoring
11 3 (8.11%) Apache Camel
11 3 (8.11%) DataPower
11 3 (8.11%) Git (software)
11 3 (8.11%) Amazon AWS

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 11 (29.73%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (10.81%) SharePoint
3 2 (5.41%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (5.41%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.70%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 6 (16.22%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.11%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.41%) Office 365
2 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.41%) SQL Server
1 2 (5.41%) Hadoop
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (27.03%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (8.11%) Subversion
2 3 (8.11%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.70%) Maven
3 1 (2.70%) JBehave
3 1 (2.70%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.70%) Ant
3 1 (2.70%) JUnit
3 1 (2.70%) Eclipse
3 1 (2.70%) IntelliJ
General
1 3 (8.11%) Advertising
2 1 (2.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (51.35%) Developer
2 10 (27.03%) BizTalk Developer
3 8 (21.62%) Analyst
4 6 (16.22%) Business Analyst
5 4 (10.81%) Java Developer
5 4 (10.81%) UML Business Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) Insurance Business Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) IT Business Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) Tester
6 3 (8.11%) Project Manager
7 2 (5.41%) Architect
7 2 (5.41%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (5.41%) C++ Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Systems Tester
8 1 (2.70%) Junior Project Manager
8 1 (2.70%) Senior C++ Developer
8 1 (2.70%) C# Developer
8 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Developer
8 1 (2.70%) Dynamics CRM Developer
8 1 (2.70%) CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (40.54%) Web Services
2 13 (35.14%) XML
2 13 (35.14%) SOAP
3 10 (27.03%) WCF
4 8 (21.62%) .NET
5 6 (16.22%) REST
6 4 (10.81%) jQuery
7 3 (8.11%) Spring MVC
7 3 (8.11%) Hibernate
7 3 (8.11%) Spring
7 3 (8.11%) Ajax
7 3 (8.11%) OSGi
7 3 (8.11%) Apache Camel
8 2 (5.41%) Qt
8 2 (5.41%) HTML5
8 2 (5.41%) Java EE
8 2 (5.41%) ASP.NET
8 2 (5.41%) HTML
9 1 (2.70%) OpenGL
9 1 (2.70%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.81%) Visualisation
2 3 (8.11%) DataPower
3 2 (5.41%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (5.41%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.70%) N-Tier
4 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.70%) Statistics
4 1 (2.70%) Data Integration
4 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.70%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.70%) CUDA
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.11%) Windows
1 3 (8.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (37.84%) TDD
2 7 (18.92%) Scrum
2 7 (18.92%) User Stories
3 6 (16.22%) UML
3 6 (16.22%) CRM
4 4 (10.81%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (10.81%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (10.81%) Use Case
4 4 (10.81%) Mentoring
5 3 (8.11%) Release Management
5 3 (8.11%) Regression Testing
5 3 (8.11%) MVC
5 3 (8.11%) Migration
5 3 (8.11%) SOA
6 2 (5.41%) Project Management
6 2 (5.41%) Information Management
6 2 (5.41%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (5.41%) Performance Testing
6 2 (5.41%) Load Testing
6 2 (5.41%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (32.43%) C#
2 7 (18.92%) Java
3 4 (10.81%) JavaScript
4 2 (5.41%) C++
4 2 (5.41%) SQL
4 2 (5.41%) MATLAB
4 2 (5.41%) R
5 1 (2.70%) GLSL
5 1 (2.70%) Jython
5 1 (2.70%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.70%) Python
5 1 (2.70%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (10.81%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (16.22%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.11%) IBM
3 2 (5.41%) Intel
3 2 (5.41%) Rackspace
4 1 (2.70%) ForgeRock
4 1 (2.70%) CheckPoint
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