The table below looks at the statistics for Agile Software Development skills in IT contracts advertised for the Sussex 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 31 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 2 7 4
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -3
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 9 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sussex 24.32% 3.13% 8.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 33.33% 5.00% 9.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 2
Average daily rate
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£356 - £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.47% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £37.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.70% +13.84%
Agile Software Development
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Sussex region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
27 20 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sussex 72.97% 62.50% 87.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 14
Average daily rate £438 £305 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+43.44% -32.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £300 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £50.00 £14.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+257.14% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+9.81% -14.06%

Agile Software Development
Jobs Demand Trend in Sussex

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

Agile Software Development Jobs Demand Trend in Sussex

Agile Software Development
Daily Rate Trend in Sussex

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

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Trend in Sussex

Agile Software Development
Daily Rate Histogram in Sussex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Sussex region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015.

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Histogram in Sussex

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sussex

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Sussex 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 3 (33.33%) JUnit
1 3 (33.33%) ITIL
1 3 (33.33%) Maven
1 3 (33.33%) Selenium
1 3 (33.33%) Jenkins
1 3 (33.33%) Agile Testing
2 2 (22.22%) HTML5
2 2 (22.22%) Waterfall
2 2 (22.22%) WebGL
2 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
2 2 (22.22%) CSS
2 2 (22.22%) HTML
2 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
2 2 (22.22%) PMI
2 2 (22.22%) PMP
2 2 (22.22%) PMI Certification
2 2 (22.22%) Project Management
2 2 (22.22%) Manufacturing
2 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (22.22%) Games
3 1 (11.11%) Scrum
3 1 (11.11%) TDD
3 1 (11.11%) Retail
3 1 (11.11%) Data Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (11.11%) RAD
3 1 (11.11%) Release Management
3 1 (11.11%) Kanban
3 1 (11.11%) Smart Meter
3 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Sussex 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.

Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) JUnit
1 3 (33.33%) Maven
1 3 (33.33%) Selenium
1 3 (33.33%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (22.22%) Manufacturing
1 2 (22.22%) Games
2 1 (11.11%) Retail
2 1 (11.11%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Project Manager
1 2 (22.22%) Consultant
1 2 (22.22%) Technical Consultant
1 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
1 2 (22.22%) Agile Project Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Agile Coach
2 1 (11.11%) IT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) HTML
1 2 (22.22%) CSS
1 2 (22.22%) HTML5
1 2 (22.22%) WebGL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) PMI
2 1 (11.11%) Smart Meter
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) ITIL
1 3 (33.33%) Agile Testing
2 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
2 2 (22.22%) Waterfall
2 2 (22.22%) Project Management
2 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (11.11%) Scrum
3 1 (11.11%) TDD
3 1 (11.11%) Data Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Release Management
3 1 (11.11%) Kanban
3 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) RAD
3 1 (11.11%) User Stories
3 1 (11.11%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) PMP
1 2 (22.22%) PMI Certification