The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Gatwick 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
West Sussex / Gatwick
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 5 1 1
Rank change year-on-year -4 0  
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 10 26 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gatwick 18.18% 33.77% 34.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 18.87% 35.14% 37.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 18 25
Median daily rate - £405 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +24.61%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £388
% change year-on-year - +9.67%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 0
Median hourly rate £57.00 £51.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.67% -  
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 Gatwick with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Gatwick
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 53 74 58
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Gatwick 96.36% 96.10% 92.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 277 181
Median daily rate £383 £375 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.00% +9.48%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £319 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £491 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 48 21
Median hourly rate £57.00 £51.50 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.67% +3.00%  
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 Gatwick

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

Job vacancy trend for Agile Software Development in Gatwick

Agile Software Development
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Gatwick

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Agile Software Development in Gatwick

Agile Software Development
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Gatwick

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Agile Software Development in Gatwick

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 Gatwick region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 25 (65.79%) Scrum
2 21 (55.26%) Degree
3 14 (36.84%) Coaching
4 10 (26.32%) CA Agile Central
4 10 (26.32%) HP Quality Center
4 10 (26.32%) Requirements Engineering
4 10 (26.32%) Rational DOORS
4 10 (26.32%) Process Improvement
4 10 (26.32%) JIRA
4 10 (26.32%) Atlassian
4 10 (26.32%) Requirements Management
4 10 (26.32%) HTML
4 10 (26.32%) JavaScript
4 10 (26.32%) HP
4 10 (26.32%) CA
5 9 (23.68%) Waterfall
6 7 (18.42%) Jenkins
6 7 (18.42%) Open Source
6 7 (18.42%) Git (software)
6 7 (18.42%) nginx
6 7 (18.42%) SDLC
6 7 (18.42%) User Experience
6 7 (18.42%) Performance Tuning
6 7 (18.42%) Docker
6 7 (18.42%) Oracle
6 7 (18.42%) WebLogic
6 7 (18.42%) ProC
6 7 (18.42%) Configuration Management
6 7 (18.42%) Perl
6 7 (18.42%) PHP

Agile Software Development
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gatwick 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 7 (18.42%) Apache
1 7 (18.42%) nginx
1 7 (18.42%) Tomcat
1 7 (18.42%) WebLogic
2 5 (13.16%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (2.63%) InVision
1 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.89%) NoSQL
1 3 (7.89%) Redis
Development Applications
1 10 (26.32%) JIRA
1 10 (26.32%) Rational DOORS
2 7 (18.42%) Git (software)
2 7 (18.42%) Jenkins
2 7 (18.42%) ProC
3 3 (7.89%) Octopus Deploy
3 3 (7.89%) TeamCity
3 3 (7.89%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.63%) Axure RP
General
1 3 (7.89%) Back Office
2 1 (2.63%) Finance
2 1 (2.63%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (26.32%) DOORS Engineer
1 10 (26.32%) QC Engineer
1 10 (26.32%) Requirements Engineer
2 7 (18.42%) Architect
2 7 (18.42%) Oracle Architect
3 4 (10.53%) Designer
3 4 (10.53%) Mobile Designer
3 4 (10.53%) Mobile UI Designer
3 4 (10.53%) Project Manager
3 4 (10.53%) Scrum Master
3 4 (10.53%) UI Designer
4 3 (7.89%) .NET Developer
4 3 (7.89%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 3 (7.89%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (7.89%) C# Developer
4 3 (7.89%) Developer
4 3 (7.89%) Senior Manager
4 3 (7.89%) Senior Project Manager
5 2 (5.26%) Agile Coach
5 2 (5.26%) Web Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (26.32%) HTML
2 3 (7.89%) .NET
2 3 (7.89%) AngularJS
2 3 (7.89%) CSS
2 3 (7.89%) Google Maps API
2 3 (7.89%) HTML5
2 3 (7.89%) jQuery
2 3 (7.89%) REST
2 3 (7.89%) Sass
2 3 (7.89%) SOAP
2 3 (7.89%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.42%) User Experience
2 4 (10.53%) Animation
2 4 (10.53%) Mobile App
3 2 (5.26%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.63%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 7 (18.42%) AIX
1 7 (18.42%) Linux
1 7 (18.42%) Unix
2 5 (13.16%) Android
3 3 (7.89%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (65.79%) Scrum
2 14 (36.84%) Coaching
3 10 (26.32%) Process Improvement
3 10 (26.32%) Requirements Engineering
3 10 (26.32%) Requirements Management
4 9 (23.68%) Waterfall
5 7 (18.42%) Configuration Management
5 7 (18.42%) Open Source
5 7 (18.42%) Performance Tuning
5 7 (18.42%) SDLC
6 6 (15.79%) Kanban
6 6 (15.79%) Visualisation
7 5 (13.16%) Front End Development
8 4 (10.53%) Project Management
8 4 (10.53%) Software Delivery
8 4 (10.53%) Typography
8 4 (10.53%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (7.89%) API Development
9 3 (7.89%) MVC
10 2 (5.26%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 10 (26.32%) JavaScript
2 7 (18.42%) C
2 7 (18.42%) Java
2 7 (18.42%) Perl
2 7 (18.42%) PHP
2 7 (18.42%) Python
3 3 (7.89%) C#
3 3 (7.89%) SQL
4 2 (5.26%) C++
Qualifications
1 21 (55.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) GDPR
System Software
1 7 (18.42%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (26.32%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (26.32%) Atlassian
1 10 (26.32%) CA
1 10 (26.32%) CA Agile Central
1 10 (26.32%) HP
2 7 (18.42%) Oracle
3 4 (10.53%) Apple
4 3 (7.89%) Google
5 2 (5.26%) CheckPoint