The first table below looks at the demand for Agile Software Development skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wiltshire 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 24 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 Wiltshire 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 31 28 46
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +18
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 38 20 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 5.48% 4.39% 1.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.38% 5.70% 1.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 14 3
Average daily rate £430 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.30% +8.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £12.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+12.00% +1.35%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Wiltshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
515 351 443
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 74.31% 76.97% 65.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 343 247 273
Average daily rate £400 £420 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £290 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 10 30
Average hourly rate £42.50 £32.50 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% +16.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £13.73 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £37.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £32.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-1.56% +20.75%
Agile Software Development
South West

Agile Software Development
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

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

Agile Software Development Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

Agile Software Development
Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

Agile Software Development
Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014.

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

Agile Software Development
Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Agile Software Development Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

Agile Software Development
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

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 Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 24 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
Swindon -2 21 £440 +35.38% 4
Salisbury - 6 £275 -
Chippenham - - - - 1
Trowbridge - - - -
Agile Software Development
South West

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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 24 (38.71%) C#
1 24 (38.71%) Scrum
2 23 (37.10%) .NET
3 22 (35.48%) Web Services
4 19 (30.65%) SQL
4 19 (30.65%) SQL Server
5 15 (24.19%) Java
5 15 (24.19%) Microsoft
6 14 (22.58%) VB.NET
7 13 (20.97%) Security Cleared
8 12 (19.35%) SQL Server 2008
8 12 (19.35%) SC Cleared
8 12 (19.35%) SharePoint 2010
8 12 (19.35%) SharePoint
8 12 (19.35%) Finance
9 11 (17.74%) JIRA
9 11 (17.74%) CSS
9 11 (17.74%) Oracle
9 11 (17.74%) JavaScript
10 10 (16.13%) Project Management
11 9 (14.52%) Configuration Management
11 9 (14.52%) Active Directory
11 9 (14.52%) WSDL
11 9 (14.52%) HTML
11 9 (14.52%) Visual Studio
11 9 (14.52%) LDAP
11 9 (14.52%) WCF
11 9 (14.52%) jQuery
11 9 (14.52%) JAX-WS
11 9 (14.52%) MVC

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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 12 (19.35%) SharePoint
1 12 (19.35%) SharePoint 2010
2 9 (14.52%) Confluence
3 8 (12.90%) WebLogic
4 7 (11.29%) MS Project Server
5 4 (6.45%) Tomcat
5 4 (6.45%) CMS
6 3 (4.84%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (3.23%) Umbraco
Applications
1 5 (8.06%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.84%) PowerPivot
3 1 (1.61%) MS Project
3 1 (1.61%) Niku Workbench
Business Applications
1 3 (4.84%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (14.52%) LDAP
2 8 (12.90%) SSL
2 8 (12.90%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (30.65%) SQL Server
2 12 (19.35%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (12.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (11.29%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (11.29%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (9.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (9.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (6.45%) NoSQL
7 3 (4.84%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (4.84%) PerformancePoint
8 2 (3.23%) MySQL
9 1 (1.61%) Oracle Database
9 1 (1.61%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 11 (17.74%) JIRA
2 9 (14.52%) Visual Studio
2 9 (14.52%) Subversion
2 9 (14.52%) Jenkins
3 6 (9.68%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (4.84%) Talend Open Studio
4 3 (4.84%) Maven
4 3 (4.84%) Eclipse
4 3 (4.84%) Ant
5 2 (3.23%) FitNesse
6 1 (1.61%) Selenium
6 1 (1.61%) WebDriver
General
1 12 (19.35%) Finance
2 3 (4.84%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.61%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 38 (61.29%) Developer
2 10 (16.13%) Project Manager
3 9 (14.52%) SharePoint Developer
4 8 (12.90%) WebLogic Developer
4 8 (12.90%) Programmer
4 8 (12.90%) Designer
5 7 (11.29%) Security Designer
5 7 (11.29%) Java Developer
6 6 (9.68%) Oracle Developer
6 6 (9.68%) Senior Developer
6 6 (9.68%) Senior Oracle Developer
6 6 (9.68%) Senior WebLogic Developer
7 5 (8.06%) Test Analyst
7 5 (8.06%) Analyst
7 5 (8.06%) Senior Designer
8 4 (6.45%) Front-End Developer
8 4 (6.45%) Tester
8 4 (6.45%) Systems Tester
9 3 (4.84%) Web Developer
9 3 (4.84%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (37.10%) .NET
2 22 (35.48%) Web Services
3 11 (17.74%) CSS
4 9 (14.52%) HTML
4 9 (14.52%) WSDL
4 9 (14.52%) Spring
4 9 (14.52%) WCF
4 9 (14.52%) jQuery
4 9 (14.52%) JAX-WS
5 8 (12.90%) SAML
6 7 (11.29%) WinForms
6 7 (11.29%) WPF
7 5 (8.06%) XML
8 4 (6.45%) Servlets
8 4 (6.45%) SOAP
8 4 (6.45%) REST
9 3 (4.84%) CSS3
9 3 (4.84%) MDX
9 3 (4.84%) ASP.NET
10 2 (3.23%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.61%) iPhone
1 1 (1.61%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 8 (12.90%) Windows
2 1 (1.61%) Linux
2 1 (1.61%) Android
2 1 (1.61%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.61%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (38.71%) Scrum
2 10 (16.13%) Project Management
3 9 (14.52%) MVC
3 9 (14.52%) Configuration Management
4 8 (12.90%) Validation
4 8 (12.90%) PRINCE2
5 7 (11.29%) Business Analysis
5 7 (11.29%) Integration Testing
6 6 (9.68%) ITIL
6 6 (9.68%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (8.06%) ETL
8 4 (6.45%) Risk Management
8 4 (6.45%) Use Case
8 4 (6.45%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (6.45%) Software Testing
8 4 (6.45%) Test Management
8 4 (6.45%) Waterfall
8 4 (6.45%) Agile Project Management
8 4 (6.45%) User Stories
9 3 (4.84%) Kimball Methodology
Programming Languages
1 24 (38.71%) C#
2 19 (30.65%) SQL
3 15 (24.19%) Java
4 14 (22.58%) VB.NET
5 11 (17.74%) JavaScript
6 8 (12.90%) PowerShell
7 5 (8.06%) T-SQL
8 4 (6.45%) Python
8 4 (6.45%) Ruby
9 3 (4.84%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
10 1 (1.61%) R
10 1 (1.61%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (20.97%) Security Cleared
2 12 (19.35%) SC Cleared
3 4 (6.45%) ISEB
4 3 (4.84%) ISTQB
4 3 (4.84%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 3 (4.84%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 9 (14.52%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 15 (24.19%) Microsoft
2 11 (17.74%) Oracle
3 3 (4.84%) Talend
4 1 (1.61%) Niku
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