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 19 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 14 21 29
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +8
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 35 18 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 8.16% 5.52% 3.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.57% 8.22% 4.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 10 7
Average daily rate
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£394 £314 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.49% -10.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £295 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £340 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £41.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-14.63% +9.33%
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
331 219 275
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 77.16% 67.18% 72.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 257 172 193
Average daily rate £430 £420 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.38% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £526 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 7
Average hourly rate £22.69 £11.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+106.27% -48.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.00 £12.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £125.00 £20.20 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014, 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 20 (33.33%) Scrum
2 18 (30.00%) HTML
2 18 (30.00%) JavaScript
2 18 (30.00%) CSS
3 17 (28.33%) Linux
4 16 (26.67%) Finance
5 15 (25.00%) TDD
6 14 (23.33%) HTML5
7 12 (20.00%) Java
7 12 (20.00%) GitHub
8 10 (16.67%) Project Management
9 9 (15.00%) UNIX
10 8 (13.33%) PostgreSQL
10 8 (13.33%) Adobe Illustrator
10 8 (13.33%) SSH
10 8 (13.33%) Ruby
10 8 (13.33%) Ruby on Rails
10 8 (13.33%) Web Services
10 8 (13.33%) SQL
10 8 (13.33%) Photoshop
10 8 (13.33%) AngularJS
10 8 (13.33%) Cucumber
10 8 (13.33%) MongoDB
10 8 (13.33%) Digital Media
10 8 (13.33%) Backbone.js
10 8 (13.33%) Karma Test Runner
10 8 (13.33%) Sublime Text
10 8 (13.33%) RSpec
10 8 (13.33%) Heroku
10 8 (13.33%) Amazon S3

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 4 (6.67%) CMS
1 4 (6.67%) ColdFusion
1 4 (6.67%) Railo
2 2 (3.33%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (1.67%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (1.67%) Drupal
3 1 (1.67%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.67%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.67%) Apache
3 1 (1.67%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.67%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 8 (13.33%) Adobe Illustrator
1 8 (13.33%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.67%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (20.00%) GitHub
2 8 (13.33%) Heroku
2 8 (13.33%) Amazon S3
3 4 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (6.67%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.67%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 8 (13.33%) SSH
2 3 (5.00%) Extranet
3 1 (1.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (13.33%) PostgreSQL
1 8 (13.33%) MongoDB
2 4 (6.67%) CouchDB
3 3 (5.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (5.00%) MySQL
4 1 (1.67%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.67%) Data Mart
4 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 8 (13.33%) Cucumber
1 8 (13.33%) Karma Test Runner
1 8 (13.33%) Sublime Text
1 8 (13.33%) RSpec
2 4 (6.67%) Git (software)
2 4 (6.67%) Jenkins
3 3 (5.00%) RequisitePro
4 2 (3.33%) Maven
4 2 (3.33%) JUnit
4 2 (3.33%) Eclipse
4 2 (3.33%) ClearCase
4 2 (3.33%) Valgrind
5 1 (1.67%) Selenium IDE
5 1 (1.67%) Mockito
5 1 (1.67%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 1 (1.67%) Axure RP
5 1 (1.67%) Selenium
5 1 (1.67%) FitNesse
5 1 (1.67%) Ant
5 1 (1.67%) Subversion
General
1 16 (26.67%) Finance
2 2 (3.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 23 (38.33%) Developer
2 13 (21.67%) Project Manager
3 9 (15.00%) Analyst
4 6 (10.00%) Infrastructure Manager
4 6 (10.00%) Java Developer
4 6 (10.00%) Web Developer
4 6 (10.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 5 (8.33%) Business Analyst
5 5 (8.33%) Software Engineer
6 4 (6.67%) Junior Developer
6 4 (6.67%) Junior Java Developer
6 4 (6.67%) Junior
6 4 (6.67%) Test Analyst
6 4 (6.67%) Scala Developer
7 3 (5.00%) Agile Project Manager
7 3 (5.00%) Ruby Developer
7 3 (5.00%) Test Manager
8 2 (3.33%) Financial Business Analyst
8 2 (3.33%) PHP Developer
8 2 (3.33%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (30.00%) HTML
1 18 (30.00%) CSS
2 14 (23.33%) HTML5
3 8 (13.33%) Ruby on Rails
3 8 (13.33%) Web Services
3 8 (13.33%) AngularJS
3 8 (13.33%) Backbone.js
4 7 (11.67%) jQuery
5 6 (10.00%) CSS3
6 5 (8.33%) XML
7 4 (6.67%) Batik
7 4 (6.67%) Spring
7 4 (6.67%) SVG
7 4 (6.67%) ColdBox
7 4 (6.67%) Play Framework
7 4 (6.67%) Akka
8 3 (5.00%) Sass
8 3 (5.00%) J2EE
8 3 (5.00%) Ajax
9 2 (3.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.33%) Digital Media
2 5 (8.33%) User Experience
3 2 (3.33%) Firmware
4 1 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.67%) Open Source
4 1 (1.67%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.67%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.67%) Psychology
4 1 (1.67%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.67%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 17 (28.33%) Linux
2 9 (15.00%) UNIX
3 8 (13.33%) Mac OS
4 5 (8.33%) Windows
5 2 (3.33%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (33.33%) Scrum
2 15 (25.00%) TDD
3 10 (16.67%) Project Management
4 7 (11.67%) Web Development
4 7 (11.67%) Software Engineering
5 6 (10.00%) MVC
5 6 (10.00%) OO
6 5 (8.33%) BDD
6 5 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (8.33%) Business Analysis
7 4 (6.67%) Pair Programming
7 4 (6.67%) Process Management
7 4 (6.67%) Waterfall
8 3 (5.00%) V-Model
8 3 (5.00%) Web Testing
8 3 (5.00%) Test Management
8 3 (5.00%) System Testing
8 3 (5.00%) RUP
8 3 (5.00%) SOA
8 3 (5.00%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (30.00%) JavaScript
2 12 (20.00%) Java
3 8 (13.33%) Ruby
3 8 (13.33%) SQL
4 5 (8.33%) Scala
4 5 (8.33%) T-SQL
5 4 (6.67%) C#
5 4 (6.67%) CFML
6 2 (3.33%) C++
6 2 (3.33%) PHP
6 2 (3.33%) C
6 2 (3.33%) Assembly Language
7 1 (1.67%) Embedded C
7 1 (1.67%) Embedded C++
7 1 (1.67%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (10.00%) ISEB
2 3 (5.00%) Degree
2 3 (5.00%) ISTQB
3 2 (3.33%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.33%) SLA
2 1 (1.67%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (6.67%) Oracle
2 2 (3.33%) QNX
2 2 (3.33%) Sitecore
2 2 (3.33%) Coverity
3 1 (1.67%) Jaspersoft
3 1 (1.67%) Eloqua
3 1 (1.67%) Facebook
3 1 (1.67%) Zend
3 1 (1.67%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (1.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.67%) JBoss
3 1 (1.67%) SAP
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