The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 Suffolk 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 31 21 28
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +7
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 6 10 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 2.36% 5.24% 3.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.68% 7.35% 4.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 7
Average daily rate £288 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.35% -
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 - £15.16 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +21.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 £34.95 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+23.03% -5.54%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Suffolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
163 136 177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 64.17% 71.20% 66.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 102 102
Average daily rate £400 £425 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £460 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 5 20
Average hourly rate £25.00 £13.58 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+84.09% -58.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £19.58 £35.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Agile Software Development
East of England

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Ipswich -12 4 £288 -33.52% 2
Stowmarket - - - -
Bury St Edmunds - - - -
Agile Software Development
East of England

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 15 (71.43%) C#
2 12 (57.14%) CRM
2 12 (57.14%) Dynamics CRM
3 11 (52.38%) .NET
3 11 (52.38%) SOAP
4 10 (47.62%) XML
5 9 (42.86%) SQL Server
5 9 (42.86%) Microsoft
6 8 (38.10%) Web Services
6 8 (38.10%) Windows
6 8 (38.10%) SQL
6 8 (38.10%) TDD
6 8 (38.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (38.10%) WCF
7 7 (33.33%) Silverlight
8 5 (23.81%) MVVM
8 5 (23.81%) Reactive Extensions
8 5 (23.81%) Managed Extensibility Framework
8 5 (23.81%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (23.81%) Workflow
9 4 (19.05%) XAML
9 4 (19.05%) Windows 8
10 3 (14.29%) WinRT
10 3 (14.29%) UML
10 3 (14.29%) XSLT
10 3 (14.29%) Degree
10 3 (14.29%) JSON
10 3 (14.29%) Advertising
11 2 (9.52%) Migration
11 2 (9.52%) Project Planning

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 2 (9.52%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.76%) Apache Pig
2 1 (4.76%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (4.76%) Drupal
2 1 (4.76%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 12 (57.14%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 8 (38.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (4.76%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (4.76%) Apache Hive
3 1 (4.76%) MongoDB
3 1 (4.76%) NoSQL
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.76%) Hadoop
3 1 (4.76%) Big Data
3 1 (4.76%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (23.81%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (14.29%) Advertising
2 1 (4.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (76.19%) Developer
2 6 (28.57%) CRM Developer
3 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Developer
3 4 (19.05%) Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Software Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Applications Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Business Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) .NET Developer
5 2 (9.52%) C# Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Java Architect
5 2 (9.52%) Architect
5 2 (9.52%) Windows 8 Developer
5 2 (9.52%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Architect
6 1 (4.76%) Agile Business Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Test Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (52.38%) .NET
1 11 (52.38%) SOAP
2 10 (47.62%) XML
3 8 (38.10%) Web Services
3 8 (38.10%) WCF
4 7 (33.33%) Silverlight
5 5 (23.81%) Reactive Extensions
5 5 (23.81%) Managed Extensibility Framework
6 3 (14.29%) WinRT
6 3 (14.29%) XSLT
6 3 (14.29%) JSON
7 2 (9.52%) Java EE
7 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET
7 2 (9.52%) REST
8 1 (4.76%) OSGi
8 1 (4.76%) jQuery
8 1 (4.76%) Apache Camel
8 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (4.76%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.76%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 8 (38.10%) Windows
2 4 (19.05%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (57.14%) CRM
2 8 (38.10%) TDD
3 5 (23.81%) MVVM
3 5 (23.81%) Workflow
4 3 (14.29%) UML
5 2 (9.52%) Migration
5 2 (9.52%) Project Planning
5 2 (9.52%) Data Migration
6 1 (4.76%) Test Strategy
6 1 (4.76%) BDD
6 1 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (4.76%) Test Scripting
6 1 (4.76%) Kanban
6 1 (4.76%) Web Application Development
6 1 (4.76%) SOA
6 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (4.76%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 15 (71.43%) C#
2 8 (38.10%) SQL
3 4 (19.05%) XAML
4 2 (9.52%) Java
4 2 (9.52%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.76%) Scala
5 1 (4.76%) Groovy
5 1 (4.76%) PHP
5 1 (4.76%) T-SQL
5 1 (4.76%) VB.NET
5 1 (4.76%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) Degree
2 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared
2 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.76%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.52%) CheckPoint
3 1 (4.76%) HP