The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 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 Swindon 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 36 34 34
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 8 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 2.04% 2.31% 1.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.63% 3.13% 1.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 4
Average daily rate
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£300 £338 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +9.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £348
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +4.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +9.59%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
304 288 230
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 77.55% 73.85% 69.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 232 208 150
Average daily rate £417 £425 £418
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.88% +1.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £310 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 5
Average hourly rate £30.10 £14.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+107.55% -32.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.69 £13.05 £15.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £17.80 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.90% +3.33%
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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
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 11 July 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 16 (55.17%) Java
2 14 (48.28%) Web Services
3 12 (41.38%) Scrum
4 11 (37.93%) Oracle
5 10 (34.48%) Spring
5 10 (34.48%) JAX-WS
5 10 (34.48%) Jenkins
6 9 (31.03%) Confluence
6 9 (31.03%) Subversion
6 9 (31.03%) JIRA
6 9 (31.03%) WebLogic
6 9 (31.03%) LDAP
6 9 (31.03%) WSDL
6 9 (31.03%) Active Directory
6 9 (31.03%) SAML
6 9 (31.03%) Configuration Management
7 8 (27.59%) X.509
7 8 (27.59%) SSL
7 8 (27.59%) Finance
7 8 (27.59%) Validation
8 6 (20.69%) TDD
9 4 (13.79%) Waterfall
9 4 (13.79%) BDD
9 4 (13.79%) Cloud Computing
9 4 (13.79%) Scala
9 4 (13.79%) CouchDB
9 4 (13.79%) Amazon AWS
9 4 (13.79%) Akka
9 4 (13.79%) Play Framework
9 4 (13.79%) Pair Programming

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 9 (31.03%) WebLogic
1 9 (31.03%) Confluence
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.79%) Cloud Computing
1 4 (13.79%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (31.03%) LDAP
2 8 (27.59%) SSL
2 8 (27.59%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.79%) CouchDB
2 2 (6.90%) Oracle Database
2 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.45%) MySQL
3 1 (3.45%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 10 (34.48%) Jenkins
2 9 (31.03%) Subversion
2 9 (31.03%) JIRA
3 4 (13.79%) Maven
3 4 (13.79%) Ant
3 4 (13.79%) Eclipse
4 1 (3.45%) JUnit
4 1 (3.45%) Visual Studio
4 1 (3.45%) Selenium
4 1 (3.45%) FitNesse
4 1 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (3.45%) WebDriver
4 1 (3.45%) Mockito
General
1 8 (27.59%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (58.62%) Developer
2 8 (27.59%) Java Developer
2 8 (27.59%) WebLogic Developer
2 8 (27.59%) Designer
3 7 (24.14%) Security Designer
4 6 (20.69%) Senior WebLogic Developer
4 6 (20.69%) Senior Developer
4 6 (20.69%) Senior Oracle Developer
4 6 (20.69%) Oracle Developer
5 5 (17.24%) Senior Designer
6 4 (13.79%) Scala Developer
6 4 (13.79%) Junior Developer
6 4 (13.79%) Junior
6 4 (13.79%) Junior Java Developer
7 3 (10.34%) Java Web Developer
7 3 (10.34%) Project Manager
7 3 (10.34%) Test Analyst
7 3 (10.34%) Web Developer
7 3 (10.34%) Consultant
7 3 (10.34%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (48.28%) Web Services
2 10 (34.48%) Spring
2 10 (34.48%) JAX-WS
3 9 (31.03%) WSDL
3 9 (31.03%) SAML
4 4 (13.79%) Batik
4 4 (13.79%) CSS
4 4 (13.79%) Akka
4 4 (13.79%) Play Framework
4 4 (13.79%) SVG
5 3 (10.34%) CSS3
5 3 (10.34%) J2EE
5 3 (10.34%) jQuery
6 2 (6.90%) HTML
6 2 (6.90%) XML
7 1 (3.45%) SOAP
7 1 (3.45%) .NET
7 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET
7 1 (3.45%) JSF
7 1 (3.45%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.45%) Psychology
1 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.45%) UNIX
1 1 (3.45%) Linux
1 1 (3.45%) Android
1 1 (3.45%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (41.38%) Scrum
2 9 (31.03%) Configuration Management
3 8 (27.59%) Validation
4 6 (20.69%) TDD
5 4 (13.79%) Pair Programming
5 4 (13.79%) Process Management
5 4 (13.79%) OO
5 4 (13.79%) Web Development
5 4 (13.79%) Waterfall
5 4 (13.79%) BDD
6 3 (10.34%) Software Testing
6 3 (10.34%) System Testing
6 3 (10.34%) V-Model
6 3 (10.34%) Project Management
6 3 (10.34%) B2B
7 2 (6.90%) PRINCE2
7 2 (6.90%) SOA
7 2 (6.90%) Risk Management
7 2 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (6.90%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (55.17%) Java
2 4 (13.79%) Scala
3 3 (10.34%) SQL
4 2 (6.90%) PL/SQL
5 1 (3.45%) C#
5 1 (3.45%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.45%) PHP
5 1 (3.45%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.45%) R
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) ISEB
1 3 (10.34%) ISTQB
2 2 (6.90%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.45%) Degree
System Software
1 9 (31.03%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 11 (37.93%) Oracle