The table below looks at the statistics for Agile Software Development skills in IT contracts advertised for the Swindon 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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 11 23 24
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +1
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 37 12 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 9.34% 3.92% 4.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.64% 5.33% 5.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 10 16
Average daily rate
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£375 £319 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £292 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £404 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +2.85%
Agile Software Development
Wiltshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
318 225 290
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 80.30% 73.53% 78.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 247 179 254
Average daily rate £475 £400 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £200 £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £525 £570
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 7
Average hourly rate £22.69 £22.50 £14.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.84% +56.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.87 £13.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £25.00 £27.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.07
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -11.49%

Agile Software Development
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

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

Agile Software Development Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

Agile Software Development
Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

Agile Software Development
Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Swindon region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015.

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

Agile Software Development
Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Agile Software Development Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 22 (35.48%) Finance
2 14 (22.58%) PRINCE
2 14 (22.58%) Project Management
2 14 (22.58%) JavaScript
2 14 (22.58%) ITIL
3 13 (20.97%) .NET
3 13 (20.97%) Scrum
3 13 (20.97%) Security Cleared
4 12 (19.35%) C#
4 12 (19.35%) Microsoft
5 11 (17.74%) Windows
5 11 (17.74%) SQL
5 11 (17.74%) jQuery
5 11 (17.74%) MVC
5 11 (17.74%) Retail
6 10 (16.13%) Java
7 9 (14.52%) VMware
8 8 (12.90%) TDD
8 8 (12.90%) SC Cleared
8 8 (12.90%) CSS
8 8 (12.90%) HTML
8 8 (12.90%) Oracle
8 8 (12.90%) Linux
8 8 (12.90%) HTML5
9 7 (11.29%) ASP.NET MVC
9 7 (11.29%) Waterfall
9 7 (11.29%) BDD
9 7 (11.29%) Microsoft Azure
9 7 (11.29%) E-Commerce
9 7 (11.29%) ASP.NET

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 5 (8.06%) Exchange Server 2013
1 5 (8.06%) MS Exchange
2 4 (6.45%) ColdFusion
2 4 (6.45%) Railo
3 3 (4.84%) CMS
4 1 (1.61%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (1.61%) Photoshop
1 1 (1.61%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Findur
Cloud Services
1 7 (11.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (8.06%) GitHub
2 5 (8.06%) Office 365
3 1 (1.61%) Force.com
3 1 (1.61%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.61%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.61%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.61%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.68%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.23%) Big Data
3 1 (1.61%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.61%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.61%) Data Mart
3 1 (1.61%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.61%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (6.45%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.23%) Jenkins
2 2 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.61%) RSpec
3 1 (1.61%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.61%) Karma Test Runner
3 1 (1.61%) Sublime Text
3 1 (1.61%) TeamCity
General
1 22 (35.48%) Finance
2 11 (17.74%) Retail
3 6 (9.68%) Banking
4 4 (6.45%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.61%) Back Office
5 1 (1.61%) Law
5 1 (1.61%) Legal
Job Titles
1 17 (27.42%) Developer
2 13 (20.97%) Project Manager
3 7 (11.29%) .NET Developer
4 6 (9.68%) Infrastructure Manager
4 6 (9.68%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 6 (9.68%) Analyst
5 5 (8.06%) Test Manager
5 5 (8.06%) Network Engineer
6 4 (6.45%) Test Analyst
6 4 (6.45%) Windows Engineer
6 4 (6.45%) Agile Project Manager
7 3 (4.84%) Network Support
7 3 (4.84%) Web Developer
8 2 (3.23%) Applications Developer
8 2 (3.23%) Business Analyst
8 2 (3.23%) Programme Manager
9 1 (1.61%) Salesforce.com Consultant
9 1 (1.61%) Test Leader
9 1 (1.61%) Performance Test Leader
9 1 (1.61%) UAT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (20.97%) .NET
2 11 (17.74%) jQuery
3 8 (12.90%) CSS
3 8 (12.90%) HTML
3 8 (12.90%) HTML5
4 7 (11.29%) ASP.NET MVC
4 7 (11.29%) ASP.NET
5 6 (9.68%) .NET Framework
5 6 (9.68%) WCF
5 6 (9.68%) LINQ
5 6 (9.68%) SOAP
5 6 (9.68%) MSMQ
5 6 (9.68%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 6 (9.68%) LINQ to SQL
5 6 (9.68%) CSS3
5 6 (9.68%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 4 (6.45%) PhoneGap
6 4 (6.45%) REST
6 4 (6.45%) ColdBox
6 4 (6.45%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.68%) Digital Media
2 3 (4.84%) User Experience
3 2 (3.23%) Thin Client
3 2 (3.23%) Fat Client
3 2 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.23%) Performance Metrics
3 2 (3.23%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (1.61%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.61%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.61%) Equities
4 1 (1.61%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.61%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 11 (17.74%) Windows
2 8 (12.90%) Linux
3 6 (9.68%) UNIX
4 4 (6.45%) Android
4 4 (6.45%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.61%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (22.58%) PRINCE
1 14 (22.58%) Project Management
1 14 (22.58%) ITIL
2 13 (20.97%) Scrum
3 11 (17.74%) MVC
4 8 (12.90%) TDD
5 7 (11.29%) Waterfall
5 7 (11.29%) BDD
5 7 (11.29%) E-Commerce
6 6 (9.68%) OO
6 6 (9.68%) OOD
7 4 (6.45%) PRINCE2
7 4 (6.45%) Test Management
7 4 (6.45%) Programme Management
7 4 (6.45%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (6.45%) Android Development
7 4 (6.45%) iOS Development
8 3 (4.84%) Business Transformation
8 3 (4.84%) Content Management
8 3 (4.84%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 14 (22.58%) JavaScript
2 12 (19.35%) C#
3 11 (17.74%) SQL
4 10 (16.13%) Java
5 4 (6.45%) CFML
5 4 (6.45%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.61%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 13 (20.97%) Security Cleared
2 8 (12.90%) SC Cleared
3 4 (6.45%) Degree
4 2 (3.23%) ISEB
4 2 (3.23%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.61%) APMP
5 1 (1.61%) BC Cleared
5 1 (1.61%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.61%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.84%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (9.68%) Active Directory
2 4 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.61%) Puppet
1 1 (1.61%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 12 (19.35%) Microsoft
2 9 (14.52%) VMware
3 8 (12.90%) Oracle
4 7 (11.29%) Juniper
4 7 (11.29%) Nokia
4 7 (11.29%) CheckPoint
4 7 (11.29%) Cisco
5 5 (8.06%) Sencha
6 1 (1.61%) Eloqua
6 1 (1.61%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (1.61%) SAP
6 1 (1.61%) Murex
6 1 (1.61%) Salesforce.com