Period
to 21 January 2019

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 21 January 2019 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
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 2 2 6
Rank change year-on-year 0 +4 +5
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 83 45 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Guildford 29.02% 22.96% 14.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 35.47% 30.61% 18.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 36 24
Guildford median daily rate £525 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% +20.00%
10th Percentile £370 £319 £304
90th Percentile £600 £588 £555
Surrey median daily rate £496 £488 £435
% change year-on-year +1.74% +12.07% +2.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Guildford median hourly rate - - -
Surrey median hourly rate £51.00 £45.00 £44.00
% change year-on-year +13.33% +2.27% -9.74%

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 234 147 186
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Guildford 81.82% 75.00% 81.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 100 111
Guildford median daily rate £480 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +20.00% +13.64%
10th Percentile £325 £184 £158
90th Percentile £613 £588 £575
Surrey median daily rate £475 £463 £425
% change year-on-year +2.70% +8.82% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 12 18
Guildford median hourly rate £21.20 £15.00 £15.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +41.33% -0.83% -62.19%
10th Percentile £11.12 £10.98 £10.75
90th Percentile £43.75 £19.75 £31.99
Surrey median hourly rate £40.50 £41.85 £25.00
% change year-on-year -3.23% +67.40% -37.50%

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 21 January 2019.

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 21 January 2019, 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 34 (40.96%) Finance
2 30 (36.14%) Linux
3 28 (33.73%) Jenkins
4 27 (32.53%) Java
5 25 (30.12%) JSON
6 23 (27.71%) BDD
6 23 (27.71%) TDD
7 22 (26.51%) DevOps
8 21 (25.30%) Test Automation
9 20 (24.10%) Amazon AWS
9 20 (24.10%) Security Cleared
9 20 (24.10%) Scrum
10 19 (22.89%) Spring
10 19 (22.89%) Git (software)
11 18 (21.69%) Hadoop
11 18 (21.69%) Big Data
12 17 (20.48%) REST
12 17 (20.48%) Kafka
12 17 (20.48%) AngularJS
12 17 (20.48%) J2EE
12 17 (20.48%) HTML
13 16 (19.28%) CSS
13 16 (19.28%) SC Cleared
14 15 (18.07%) System Testing
14 15 (18.07%) RESTful
14 15 (18.07%) Opscode Chef
14 15 (18.07%) Docker
14 15 (18.07%) Apache Spark
14 15 (18.07%) Spring Boot
14 15 (18.07%) Unix

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 (18.07%) Apache Spark
2 14 (16.87%) Apache
3 12 (14.46%) Cloud Foundry
4 6 (7.23%) Tomcat
5 3 (3.61%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (2.41%) Confluence
7 1 (1.20%) FileNet
7 1 (1.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (1.20%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 1 (1.20%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.20%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 20 (24.10%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (6.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.20%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (14.46%) DSL
2 6 (7.23%) DHCP
2 6 (7.23%) DNS
2 6 (7.23%) HTTP
2 6 (7.23%) L2TP
2 6 (7.23%) MPLS
2 6 (7.23%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.41%) Firewall
3 2 (2.41%) Network Security
4 1 (1.20%) HTTPS
4 1 (1.20%) Internet
4 1 (1.20%) LAN
4 1 (1.20%) SSH
4 1 (1.20%) SSL
4 1 (1.20%) VPN
4 1 (1.20%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (21.69%) Big Data
1 18 (21.69%) Hadoop
2 14 (16.87%) NoSQL
3 4 (4.82%) MySQL
4 3 (3.61%) SQL Server
5 2 (2.41%) Parquet
6 1 (1.20%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.20%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.20%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 28 (33.73%) Jenkins
2 19 (22.89%) Git (software)
3 12 (14.46%) JIRA
3 12 (14.46%) Sonatype Nexus
3 12 (14.46%) Subversion
4 11 (13.25%) SonarQube
5 8 (9.64%) Maven
6 5 (6.02%) gulp
7 4 (4.82%) Selenium
7 4 (4.82%) Vagrant
8 3 (3.61%) Gatling
8 3 (3.61%) JMeter
8 3 (3.61%) NeoLoad
8 3 (3.61%) TestNG
9 2 (2.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (2.41%) Bitbucket
10 1 (1.20%) Cucumber
10 1 (1.20%) IntelliJ
10 1 (1.20%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (1.20%) WebDriver
General
1 34 (40.96%) Finance
2 3 (3.61%) Aerospace
3 2 (2.41%) Advertising
4 1 (1.20%) Law
4 1 (1.20%) Legal
4 1 (1.20%) Marketing
4 1 (1.20%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 46 (55.42%) Developer
2 22 (26.51%) Java Developer
3 13 (15.66%) DevOps Engineer
4 12 (14.46%) Senior DevOps
4 12 (14.46%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 11 (13.25%) Big Data Developer
6 10 (12.05%) Apache Spark Developer
7 8 (9.64%) Lead Developer
7 8 (9.64%) Lead PHP Developer
7 8 (9.64%) PHP Developer
8 6 (7.23%) C++ Developer
8 6 (7.23%) Project Manager
9 5 (6.02%) Analyst
9 5 (6.02%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 4 (4.82%) Software Developer
10 4 (4.82%) Software Engineer
10 4 (4.82%) Test Analyst
11 3 (3.61%) C++ Software Developer
11 3 (3.61%) Test Leader
12 2 (2.41%) Digital Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (30.12%) JSON
2 19 (22.89%) Spring
3 17 (20.48%) AngularJS
3 17 (20.48%) HTML
3 17 (20.48%) J2EE
3 17 (20.48%) Kafka
3 17 (20.48%) REST
4 16 (19.28%) CSS
5 15 (18.07%) RESTful
5 15 (18.07%) Spring Boot
6 14 (16.87%) Middleware
7 13 (15.66%) RabbitMQ
8 10 (12.05%) HTML5
8 10 (12.05%) Spark Streaming
8 10 (12.05%) XML
9 9 (10.84%) CSS3
9 9 (10.84%) jQuery
9 9 (10.84%) React
9 9 (10.84%) SOAP
10 8 (9.64%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.05%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (3.61%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (2.41%) Blog
3 2 (2.41%) Client/Server
3 2 (2.41%) Tandem
3 2 (2.41%) User Experience
4 1 (1.20%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.20%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.20%) Fintech
4 1 (1.20%) PKI
4 1 (1.20%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.20%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 30 (36.14%) Linux
2 15 (18.07%) Unix
3 4 (4.82%) Windows
4 1 (1.20%) Android
4 1 (1.20%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.20%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (27.71%) BDD
1 23 (27.71%) TDD
2 22 (26.51%) DevOps
3 21 (25.30%) Test Automation
4 20 (24.10%) Scrum
5 15 (18.07%) System Testing
6 13 (15.66%) Unit Testing
7 11 (13.25%) Software Engineering
8 9 (10.84%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (10.84%) Cybersecurity
8 9 (10.84%) E-Commerce
8 9 (10.84%) Mentoring
9 8 (9.64%) API Design
9 8 (9.64%) Dependency Injection
9 8 (9.64%) Open Source
10 6 (7.23%) Deep Packet Inspection
10 6 (7.23%) Front End Development
10 6 (7.23%) Microservices
11 5 (6.02%) SDET
11 5 (6.02%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 27 (32.53%) Java
2 12 (14.46%) Groovy
3 10 (12.05%) JavaScript
4 9 (10.84%) PHP
5 8 (9.64%) Ruby
6 7 (8.43%) Python
6 7 (8.43%) SQL
7 6 (7.23%) Bash Shell
7 6 (7.23%) C++
8 3 (3.61%) Scala
9 2 (2.41%) C#
10 1 (1.20%) ABAP
10 1 (1.20%) Java 8
10 1 (1.20%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.20%) XPath
Qualifications
1 20 (24.10%) Security Cleared
2 16 (19.28%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.41%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (2.41%) Degree
4 1 (1.20%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.20%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.02%) QA
2 1 (1.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 15 (18.07%) Docker
2 13 (15.66%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 2 (2.41%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.41%) HDFS
4 1 (1.20%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 15 (18.07%) Opscode Chef
2 14 (16.87%) Ansible
3 13 (15.66%) Hadoop YARN
4 11 (13.25%) Puppet
5 2 (2.41%) Grafana
5 2 (2.41%) Graphite
5 2 (2.41%) Kubernetes
6 1 (1.20%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 3 (3.61%) Atlassian
1 3 (3.61%) SAP
2 2 (2.41%) VMware
3 1 (1.20%) Adobe
3 1 (1.20%) IBM
3 1 (1.20%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.20%) Oracle