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 15 September 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
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 14 18 9
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -9
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 25 16 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 11.90% 8.51% 13.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 15.53% 11.59% 18.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 10 30
Average daily rate
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£420 £375 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £272 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £396 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £35.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +84.21%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £41.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-14.63% +10.81%
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
161 138 202
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 76.67% 73.40% 73.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 104 156
Average daily rate £420 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £240 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 12
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +70.73%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -

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 15 September 2014.

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 15 September 2014. 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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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 7 £348 -7.33% 11
Bury St Edmunds +3 4 - - 3
Agile Software Development
East of England

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, 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 41 (77.36%) .NET
2 34 (64.15%) C#
2 34 (64.15%) Microsoft
3 27 (50.94%) CRM
4 26 (49.06%) Dynamics CRM
5 25 (47.17%) SQL Server
6 21 (39.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 20 (37.74%) WCF
7 20 (37.74%) Team Foundation Server
7 20 (37.74%) SharePoint
8 19 (35.85%) TDD
9 18 (33.96%) XML
9 18 (33.96%) Windows
9 18 (33.96%) MS Excel
10 17 (32.08%) SQL
11 15 (28.30%) Web Services
12 14 (26.42%) SOAP
13 12 (22.64%) MVVM
14 11 (20.75%) Security Cleared
14 11 (20.75%) Reactive Extensions
14 11 (20.75%) Managed Extensibility Framework
14 11 (20.75%) Degree
14 11 (20.75%) Workflow
15 10 (18.87%) MVC
15 10 (18.87%) ASP.NET
15 10 (18.87%) Project Planning
16 9 (16.98%) MCITP
16 9 (16.98%) SharePoint 2010
16 9 (16.98%) Data Migration
16 9 (16.98%) SC Cleared

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, 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 20 (37.74%) SharePoint
2 9 (16.98%) SharePoint 2010
2 9 (16.98%) SharePoint 2013
3 7 (13.21%) MS Exchange
4 3 (5.66%) IIS
5 2 (3.77%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 18 (33.96%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 26 (49.06%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.66%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.89%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.89%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.89%) HTTP
1 1 (1.89%) Intranet
1 1 (1.89%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (47.17%) SQL Server
2 21 (39.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.89%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.89%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.89%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 20 (37.74%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (3.77%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.89%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (1.89%) JMeter
3 1 (1.89%) JIRA
3 1 (1.89%) Selenium
3 1 (1.89%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (1.89%) SoapUI
3 1 (1.89%) LoadUI
3 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 7 (13.21%) Finance
2 3 (5.66%) Financial Institution
3 2 (3.77%) Aerospace
3 2 (3.77%) Automotive
3 2 (3.77%) Advertising
4 1 (1.89%) Retail
Job Titles
1 34 (64.15%) Developer
2 18 (33.96%) CRM Developer
3 12 (22.64%) Dynamics CRM Developer
4 9 (16.98%) .NET Developer
5 8 (15.09%) Microsoft Developer
6 6 (11.32%) Analyst
7 5 (9.43%) Test Analyst
7 5 (9.43%) Consultant
7 5 (9.43%) C# Developer
7 5 (9.43%) SharePoint Developer
7 5 (9.43%) SharePoint Consultant
8 4 (7.55%) QA Leader
8 4 (7.55%) C# .NET Developer
8 4 (7.55%) Test Coordinator
8 4 (7.55%) Coordinator
8 4 (7.55%) Applications Developer
9 3 (5.66%) Software Engineer
10 2 (3.77%) Agile .NET Developer
10 2 (3.77%) C++ Software Engineer
10 2 (3.77%) Implementation Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (77.36%) .NET
2 20 (37.74%) WCF
3 18 (33.96%) XML
4 15 (28.30%) Web Services
5 14 (26.42%) SOAP
6 11 (20.75%) Reactive Extensions
6 11 (20.75%) Managed Extensibility Framework
7 10 (18.87%) ASP.NET
8 6 (11.32%) HTML
9 5 (9.43%) jQuery
10 4 (7.55%) CSS
10 4 (7.55%) Silverlight
11 3 (5.66%) WPF
11 3 (5.66%) ASP.NET MVC
12 2 (3.77%) HTML5
12 2 (3.77%) ASP.NET MVC 3
12 2 (3.77%) Ajax
13 1 (1.89%) .NET Framework
13 1 (1.89%) JSON
13 1 (1.89%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.66%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.77%) Smart Meter
2 2 (3.77%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.89%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 18 (33.96%) Windows
2 1 (1.89%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (50.94%) CRM
2 19 (35.85%) TDD
3 12 (22.64%) MVVM
4 11 (20.75%) Workflow
5 10 (18.87%) Project Planning
5 10 (18.87%) MVC
6 9 (16.98%) Migration
6 9 (16.98%) Data Migration
7 8 (15.09%) Data Modelling
8 7 (13.21%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (9.43%) OO
9 5 (9.43%) Software Engineering
10 4 (7.55%) Scrum
10 4 (7.55%) OOD
10 4 (7.55%) Test Scripting
10 4 (7.55%) Coaching
10 4 (7.55%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 3 (5.66%) Agile Testing
11 3 (5.66%) Unit Testing
11 3 (5.66%) UML
Programming Languages
1 34 (64.15%) C#
2 17 (32.08%) SQL
3 7 (13.21%) JavaScript
4 2 (3.77%) C++
5 1 (1.89%) PHP
5 1 (1.89%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.89%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.89%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.89%) XAML
Qualifications
1 11 (20.75%) Degree
1 11 (20.75%) Security Cleared
2 9 (16.98%) SC Cleared
2 9 (16.98%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (16.98%) MCITP
3 3 (5.66%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (13.21%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (7.55%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 34 (64.15%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.55%) HP
2 4 (7.55%) CheckPoint
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