Period
to 19 April 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Guildford 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 6 months to 19 April 2018 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
Surrey > Guildford
6 months to
19 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1 2 9
Rank change year-on-year +1 +7 -5
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 56 55 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Guildford 27.18% 21.48% 13.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 31.46% 26.44% 15.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 44 29
Guildford median daily rate £500 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +12.50% +8.47%
10th Percentile £381 £280 £309
90th Percentile £588 £551 £490
Surrey median daily rate £488 £444 £425
% change year-on-year +9.86% +4.41% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Guildford median hourly rate - - -
Surrey median hourly rate £45.00 £48.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year -6.25% +1.05% -72.86%

Agile Software Development is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Guildford with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Guildford
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 178 208 220
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Guildford 86.41% 81.25% 86.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 123 122
Guildford median daily rate £463 £450 £386
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% +16.50% +10.36%
10th Percentile £239 £213 £213
90th Percentile £588 £625 £572
Surrey median daily rate £475 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +11.76% - +11.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 12 23
Guildford median hourly rate £14.15 £15.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.70% -40.00% -25.37%
10th Percentile £10.16 £11.43 £12.29
90th Percentile £23.00 £24.73 £48.75
Surrey median hourly rate £25.88 £25.50 £38.75
% change year-on-year +1.47% -34.19% +3.33%

Agile Software Development
Job Vacancy Trend in Guildford

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

Job vacancy trend for Agile Software Development in Guildford

Agile Software Development
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Agile Software Development in Guildford

Agile Software Development
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Guildford

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Agile Software Development in Guildford over the 6 months to 19 April 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Agile Software Development in Guildford

Agile Software Development
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Guildford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Agile Software Development in Guildford

For the 6 months to 19 April 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Agile Software Development also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Guildford region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 35 (62.50%) Finance
2 34 (60.71%) Jenkins
3 25 (44.64%) Linux
4 23 (41.07%) Java
4 23 (41.07%) TDD
5 22 (39.29%) Git (software)
5 22 (39.29%) PostgreSQL
6 21 (37.50%) DevOps
7 20 (35.71%) Spring
8 19 (33.93%) Kafka
8 19 (33.93%) MongoDB
9 18 (32.14%) Hadoop
9 18 (32.14%) Opscode Chef
9 18 (32.14%) Relational Database
10 17 (30.36%) Big Data
10 17 (30.36%) BDD
10 17 (30.36%) Redis
10 17 (30.36%) RESTful
10 17 (30.36%) System Testing
11 16 (28.57%) Test Automation
11 16 (28.57%) Subversion
11 16 (28.57%) J2EE
11 16 (28.57%) Unix
11 16 (28.57%) Spring Boot
11 16 (28.57%) Sonatype Nexus
12 15 (26.79%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 15 (26.79%) RabbitMQ
12 15 (26.79%) Apache Spark
12 15 (26.79%) Hadoop YARN
12 15 (26.79%) Apache

Agile Software Development
Co-occurring IT Skills in Guildford 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 15 (26.79%) Apache
1 15 (26.79%) Apache Spark
2 9 (16.07%) Cloud Foundry
3 4 (7.14%) CMS
3 4 (7.14%) Drupal
3 4 (7.14%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (7.14%) WordPress
4 2 (3.57%) JBoss
5 1 (1.79%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (3.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (3.57%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (7.14%) Magento
2 1 (1.79%) SAP CO
2 1 (1.79%) SAP ERP
2 1 (1.79%) SAP FI
2 1 (1.79%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.71%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (8.93%) GitHub
3 1 (1.79%) AWS OpsWorks
3 1 (1.79%) Heroku
3 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.79%) Office 365
3 1 (1.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.93%) SMS
2 2 (3.57%) DSL
3 1 (1.79%) DNS
3 1 (1.79%) FTP
3 1 (1.79%) HTTP
3 1 (1.79%) SSL
3 1 (1.79%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (39.29%) PostgreSQL
2 19 (33.93%) MongoDB
3 18 (32.14%) Hadoop
3 18 (32.14%) Relational Database
4 17 (30.36%) Big Data
4 17 (30.36%) Redis
5 5 (8.93%) MySQL
6 2 (3.57%) GIS
6 2 (3.57%) SQL Server
7 1 (1.79%) HBase
7 1 (1.79%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (1.79%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 34 (60.71%) Jenkins
2 22 (39.29%) Git (software)
3 16 (28.57%) Sonatype Nexus
3 16 (28.57%) Subversion
4 5 (8.93%) Maven
5 4 (7.14%) RSpec
6 3 (5.36%) JIRA
6 3 (5.36%) Selenium
7 2 (3.57%) Cucumber
7 2 (3.57%) Vagrant
8 1 (1.79%) Gatling
8 1 (1.79%) Geb
8 1 (1.79%) GitLab
8 1 (1.79%) Gradle
8 1 (1.79%) gulp
8 1 (1.79%) JMeter
8 1 (1.79%) PHPUnit
8 1 (1.79%) Spock
8 1 (1.79%) Visual Studio
8 1 (1.79%) WebDriver
General
1 35 (62.50%) Finance
2 1 (1.79%) Banking
2 1 (1.79%) Retail
Job Titles
1 28 (50.00%) Developer
2 21 (37.50%) Java Developer
3 20 (35.71%) DevOps Engineer
4 15 (26.79%) Senior DevOps
4 15 (26.79%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 13 (23.21%) Big Data Developer
6 6 (10.71%) Apache Spark Developer
7 4 (7.14%) Analyst
7 4 (7.14%) Ruby on Rails Developer
8 2 (3.57%) Agile Developer
8 2 (3.57%) Agile Java Developer
8 2 (3.57%) Agile Test Analyst
8 2 (3.57%) Business Systems Analyst
8 2 (3.57%) Project Manager
8 2 (3.57%) Selenium Test Analyst
8 2 (3.57%) SIEM Analyst
8 2 (3.57%) SQL Analyst
8 2 (3.57%) Systems Analyst
8 2 (3.57%) Test Analyst
9 1 (1.79%) C# WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (35.71%) Spring
2 19 (33.93%) Kafka
3 17 (30.36%) RESTful
4 16 (28.57%) J2EE
4 16 (28.57%) Spring Boot
5 15 (26.79%) JSON
5 15 (26.79%) Middleware
5 15 (26.79%) RabbitMQ
6 10 (17.86%) REST
7 6 (10.71%) Spark Streaming
8 4 (7.14%) AngularJS
8 4 (7.14%) Apache Camel
8 4 (7.14%) Ruby on Rails
8 4 (7.14%) Unity DI Container
9 3 (5.36%) .NET
9 3 (5.36%) CSS
9 3 (5.36%) HTML
9 3 (5.36%) jQuery
10 2 (3.57%) Apache CXF
10 2 (3.57%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.14%) Fintech
2 1 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.79%) Data Structures
2 1 (1.79%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.79%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (1.79%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 25 (44.64%) Linux
2 16 (28.57%) Unix
3 4 (7.14%) Windows
4 2 (3.57%) CentOS
4 2 (3.57%) Oracle Linux
4 2 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (41.07%) TDD
2 21 (37.50%) DevOps
3 17 (30.36%) BDD
3 17 (30.36%) System Testing
4 16 (28.57%) Test Automation
5 15 (26.79%) Unit Testing
6 8 (14.29%) Scrum
7 5 (8.93%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (5.36%) Microservices
8 3 (5.36%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (3.57%) Customer-Centricity
9 2 (3.57%) ETL
9 2 (3.57%) Kanban
9 2 (3.57%) Open Source
9 2 (3.57%) Requirements Management
9 2 (3.57%) SIEM
9 2 (3.57%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (3.57%) Systems Analysis
9 2 (3.57%) Test Management
10 1 (1.79%) Information Architecture
Programming Languages
1 23 (41.07%) Java
2 8 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 8 (14.29%) Ruby
3 6 (10.71%) PHP
4 5 (8.93%) Python
5 3 (5.36%) C#
5 3 (5.36%) Groovy
5 3 (5.36%) SQL
6 1 (1.79%) C
6 1 (1.79%) C++
6 1 (1.79%) ES6
6 1 (1.79%) Java 8
6 1 (1.79%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.79%) Scala
6 1 (1.79%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 4 (7.14%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.57%) ISEB
2 2 (3.57%) ISTQB
2 2 (3.57%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.79%) BC Cleared
3 1 (1.79%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.79%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.57%) QA
2 1 (1.79%) GDPR
System Software
1 15 (26.79%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 4 (7.14%) Docker
Systems Management
1 18 (32.14%) Opscode Chef
2 15 (26.79%) Hadoop YARN
3 4 (7.14%) Ansible
4 2 (3.57%) Puppet
5 1 (1.79%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 3 (5.36%) Oracle
2 2 (3.57%) ArcSight
2 2 (3.57%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.57%) SaltStack
3 1 (1.79%) SAP
3 1 (1.79%) ServiceNow