The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in East Anglia with a requirement for Agile Software Development skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Agile Software Development over the 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Agile Software Development
East of England / East Anglia
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1 5 4
Rank change year-on-year +4 -1  
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 14 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in East Anglia 43.75% 15.38% 9.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 53.85% 18.18% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 0
Median daily rate £450 £448 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.55% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £388
% change year-on-year - +9.67%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.88 £42.25 £37.45
% change year-on-year +1.47% +12.81%  

Agile Software Development is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in East Anglia with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
East Anglia
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 26 11 8
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in East Anglia 81.25% 84.62% 72.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 30 0
Median daily rate £450 £438 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.85% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Agile Software Development
Job Vacancy Trend in East Anglia

Job postings citing Agile Software Development as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in East Anglia.

Job vacancy trend for Agile Software Development in East Anglia

Agile Software Development
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in East Anglia

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Agile Software Development in East Anglia.

Contractor daily rate trend for Agile Software Development in East Anglia

Agile Software Development
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in East Anglia

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Agile Software Development in East Anglia over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Agile Software Development in East Anglia

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Agile Software Development also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East Anglia region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 10 (71.43%) Finance
2 5 (35.71%) Scrum
3 4 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (28.57%) SOA
3 4 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (28.57%) Mentoring
3 4 (28.57%) Coaching
4 3 (21.43%) User Stories
4 3 (21.43%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 2 (14.29%) Migration
5 2 (14.29%) CMS
5 2 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (14.29%) Mobile App
5 2 (14.29%) Mobile Application Development
6 1 (7.14%) Confluence
6 1 (7.14%) Waterfall
6 1 (7.14%) Software Delivery
6 1 (7.14%) SDLC
6 1 (7.14%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (7.14%) FNZ
6 1 (7.14%) SystmOne
6 1 (7.14%) Data Entry
6 1 (7.14%) Test Automation
6 1 (7.14%) Pentaho
6 1 (7.14%) Software Testing
6 1 (7.14%) ISTQB
6 1 (7.14%) JIRA
6 1 (7.14%) QA
6 1 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing

Agile Software Development
Co-occurring IT Skills in East Anglia by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (14.29%) CMS
2 1 (7.14%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) JIRA
General
1 10 (71.43%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Change Manager
2 4 (28.57%) Digital Project Manager
2 4 (28.57%) Project Manager
3 3 (21.43%) Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Architect
3 3 (21.43%) Designer
3 3 (21.43%) Project Change Manager
3 3 (21.43%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (21.43%) Solutions Designer
4 2 (14.29%) Agile Project Manager
4 2 (14.29%) Business Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Digital Agile Project Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Agile Business Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Change Project Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Customer Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) SystmOne Trainer
5 1 (7.14%) Test Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Trainer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Mobile App
2 1 (7.14%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Scrum
2 4 (28.57%) Coaching
2 4 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (28.57%) Mentoring
2 4 (28.57%) SOA
2 4 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (21.43%) Digital Transformation Programme
3 3 (21.43%) User Stories
4 2 (14.29%) Migration
4 2 (14.29%) Mobile Application Development
5 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (7.14%) Data Entry
5 1 (7.14%) Data Integration
5 1 (7.14%) ETL
5 1 (7.14%) Project Management
5 1 (7.14%) SDLC
5 1 (7.14%) Software Delivery
5 1 (7.14%) Software Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Test Automation
5 1 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) ISEB
1 1 (7.14%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (7.14%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) FNZ