Period
to 20 January 2019

The median contractor rate for an Agile Developer was £525 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 20 January 2019.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Developer
England > East of England
6 months to
20 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 172 115 142
Rank change year-on-year -57 +27 +44
Contract jobs requiring an Agile Developer 28 83 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.63% 1.76% 1.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.67% 1.85% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 66 42
East of England median daily rate £525 £513 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.44% -2.38% +23.53%
10th Percentile £420 £419 £389
90th Percentile £530 £600 £543
England median daily rate £500 £500 £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
East of England median hourly rate - £41.50 -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £41.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year -15.66% +10.67% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
East of England
Contract vacancies in the East of England with a recognized job title 4,162 4,480 4,329
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.99% 94.83% 95.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,457 2,583 2,469
East of England median daily rate £425 £415 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.41% +7.10% -1.90%
10th Percentile £200 £213 £200
90th Percentile £588 £575 £540
England median daily rate £465 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +3.33% +5.88% +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 265 319 354
East of England median hourly rate £17.33 £19.50 £20.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.13% -6.70% -7.58%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.66 £11.05
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.50 £47.50
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year +1.08% - -

Agile Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings that featured Agile Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Agile Developer in the East of England

Agile Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Agile Developer in the East of England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Agile Developer in the East of England

Agile Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Agile Developer in the East of England over the 6 months to 20 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Agile Developer in the East of England

Agile Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Developer in the East of England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Agile Developer in the East of England

Agile Developer
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Developer within the East of England region over the 6 months to 20 January 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Essex -47 17 £525 +2.44% 1
Hertfordshire +7 8 £510 -2.86% 1
Suffolk +2 2 £450 - 1
Cambridgeshire -5 1 £350 -27.84% 2
Agile Developer
England

Agile Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 20 January 2019, Agile Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the East of England region featuring Agile Developer in the job title.

1 28 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (85.71%) TDD
2 24 (85.71%) Java
3 18 (64.29%) Finance
4 16 (57.14%) Web Services
4 16 (57.14%) Java 8
5 14 (50.00%) Greenfield Project
5 14 (50.00%) SOAP
5 14 (50.00%) Manufacturing
5 14 (50.00%) Marketing
6 12 (42.86%) Electronics
6 12 (42.86%) Telecoms
6 12 (42.86%) Programme Management
6 12 (42.86%) SAP
6 12 (42.86%) SOA
6 12 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
6 12 (42.86%) RESTful
6 12 (42.86%) Digital Marketing
7 11 (39.29%) Mule
7 11 (39.29%) Oracle Service Bus
7 11 (39.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 11 (39.29%) WSO2
7 11 (39.29%) Oracle
7 11 (39.29%) Middleware
7 11 (39.29%) Apache Camel
8 9 (32.14%) Microservices
8 9 (32.14%) Spring
9 8 (28.57%) Spring Boot
10 7 (25.00%) AngularJS
11 6 (21.43%) Linux

Agile Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 11 (39.29%) Mule
1 11 (39.29%) Oracle Service Bus
1 11 (39.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (7.14%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 2 (7.14%) Cloud Foundry
2 2 (7.14%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.57%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (3.57%) JBoss
3 1 (3.57%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.71%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.57%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (3.57%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (3.57%) Heroku
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.14%) HTTP
2 1 (3.57%) DNS
2 1 (3.57%) FTP
2 1 (3.57%) Internet
2 1 (3.57%) Software-Defined Networking
2 1 (3.57%) SSL
2 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) NoSQL
1 2 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (7.14%) Redis
1 2 (7.14%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.57%) MongoDB
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (17.86%) Jenkins
2 4 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 4 (14.29%) JUnit
3 3 (10.71%) Gradle
3 3 (10.71%) Selenium
4 2 (7.14%) AccuRev
4 2 (7.14%) Ant
4 2 (7.14%) Cucumber
4 2 (7.14%) Eclipse
4 2 (7.14%) Maven
4 2 (7.14%) SoapUI
4 2 (7.14%) Subversion
5 1 (3.57%) Gatling
5 1 (3.57%) Geb
5 1 (3.57%) GitLab
5 1 (3.57%) gulp
5 1 (3.57%) JIRA
5 1 (3.57%) Spock
General
1 18 (64.29%) Finance
2 14 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 14 (50.00%) Marketing
3 12 (42.86%) Electronics
3 12 (42.86%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (57.14%) Web Services
2 14 (50.00%) SOAP
3 12 (42.86%) RESTful
4 11 (39.29%) Apache Camel
4 11 (39.29%) Middleware
5 9 (32.14%) Spring
6 8 (28.57%) Spring Boot
7 7 (25.00%) AngularJS
8 4 (14.29%) CSS
8 4 (14.29%) HTML
9 3 (10.71%) jQuery
9 3 (10.71%) OAuth
9 3 (10.71%) OAuth2
9 3 (10.71%) REST
10 2 (7.14%) Ajax
10 2 (7.14%) Ext JS
10 2 (7.14%) JAX-WS
10 2 (7.14%) JPA
10 2 (7.14%) JSR 170
10 2 (7.14%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 14 (50.00%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.14%) Clustering
2 2 (7.14%) Replication
3 1 (3.57%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (3.57%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 6 (21.43%) Linux
2 3 (10.71%) Unix
3 2 (7.14%) Solaris
3 2 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (85.71%) TDD
3 12 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
3 12 (42.86%) Digital Marketing
3 12 (42.86%) Programme Management
3 12 (42.86%) SOA
4 9 (32.14%) Microservices
5 5 (17.86%) BDD
5 5 (17.86%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
7 3 (10.71%) DevOps
7 3 (10.71%) Scrum
8 2 (7.14%) Information Management
8 2 (7.14%) Mathematics
8 2 (7.14%) Multithreading
8 2 (7.14%) MVC
8 2 (7.14%) OO
8 2 (7.14%) Software Engineering
8 2 (7.14%) SOLID
8 2 (7.14%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 24 (85.71%) Java
2 16 (57.14%) Java 8
3 5 (17.86%) JavaScript
4 3 (10.71%) SQL
5 2 (7.14%) Scala
6 1 (3.57%) C#
6 1 (3.57%) Elixir
6 1 (3.57%) ES6
6 1 (3.57%) Ruby
6 1 (3.57%) TypeScript
6 1 (3.57%) VB
6 1 (3.57%) VB.NET
6 1 (3.57%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 4 (14.29%) Docker
2 3 (10.71%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (10.71%) Ansible
2 1 (3.57%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 12 (42.86%) SAP
2 11 (39.29%) Oracle
2 11 (39.29%) WSO2
3 2 (7.14%) Adobe
3 2 (7.14%) IBM
4 1 (3.57%) Microsoft