The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hastings 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 29 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 Sussex / Hastings
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 5 3 2
Rank change year-on-year -2 -1  
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 3 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hastings 21.43% 15.38% 50.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 30.00% 16.67% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Median daily rate £336 £485 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -30.67% -  
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 £42.50 £42.25 £37.45
% change year-on-year +0.59% +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 Hastings with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Hastings
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 10 12 4
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hastings 71.43% 92.31% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 47 1
Median daily rate £345 £255 £135
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +35.29% +88.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £253 £133
10% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £591 £138
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 £33.50 £28.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.64% -6.66%  

Agile Software Development
Job Vacancy Trend in Hastings

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

Job vacancy trend for Agile Software Development in Hastings

Agile Software Development
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hastings

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Agile Software Development in Hastings

For the 6 months to 29 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 Hastings region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 6 (66.67%) C#
2 5 (55.56%) HTML
2 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
3 4 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (33.33%) Data Centre
4 3 (33.33%) Entity Framework
4 3 (33.33%) AngularJS
4 3 (33.33%) .NET Framework
4 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
4 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (33.33%) MVC
4 3 (33.33%) .NET
4 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET
4 3 (33.33%) XML
4 3 (33.33%) Cisco
4 3 (33.33%) Juniper
4 3 (33.33%) TACACS
4 3 (33.33%) Firewall
4 3 (33.33%) Blue Coat
5 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
5 2 (22.22%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (22.22%) C
5 2 (22.22%) C++
5 2 (22.22%) Unix
5 2 (22.22%) CSS
5 2 (22.22%) Rational DOORS
5 2 (22.22%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (22.22%) Tactical Data Link
5 2 (22.22%) Rational Rhapsody

Agile Software Development
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hastings 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 1 (11.11%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) Firewall
1 3 (33.33%) TACACS
2 2 (22.22%) Tactical Data Link
2 2 (22.22%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Rational DOORS
1 2 (22.22%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (11.11%) Cucumber
2 1 (11.11%) JIRA
2 1 (11.11%) JMeter
2 1 (11.11%) LoadRunner
2 1 (11.11%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) .NET Developer
1 3 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
1 3 (33.33%) C# Developer
1 3 (33.33%) Developer
1 3 (33.33%) Network Engineer
1 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
1 3 (33.33%) Senior .NET Developer
1 3 (33.33%) Senior C# .NET Developer
1 3 (33.33%) Senior C# Developer
1 3 (33.33%) Senior Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Software Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Automation Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Selenium Automation Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Selenium Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) HTML
2 3 (33.33%) .NET
2 3 (33.33%) .NET Framework
2 3 (33.33%) AngularJS
2 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (33.33%) Entity Framework
2 3 (33.33%) XML
3 2 (22.22%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (33.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Unix
2 1 (11.11%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) MVC
2 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
3 1 (11.11%) BDD
3 1 (11.11%) Component Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (11.11%) Regression Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Scrum
3 1 (11.11%) Smoke Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
3 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
3 1 (11.11%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) C#
2 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
3 2 (22.22%) C
3 2 (22.22%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) ISEB
2 1 (11.11%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Blue Coat
1 3 (33.33%) Cisco
1 3 (33.33%) Juniper
2 1 (11.11%) HP