The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth 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 March 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
Hampshire / Portsmouth
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 7 12 11
Rank change year-on-year +5 -1  
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 27 8 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 16.27% 7.21% 9.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 21.43% 8.51% 11.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 7
Median daily rate £445 £500 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.00% +61.29%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £340 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £620 £333
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +5.00% +3.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 1 1
Median hourly rate £43.00 £55.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.81% +46.66%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.25 £36.00
% change year-on-year +0.59% +17.36%  

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 Portsmouth with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Portsmouth
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 126 94 80
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth 75.90% 84.68% 86.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 53 48
Median daily rate £435 £350 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +24.28% +12.90%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £275 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 12 21
Median hourly rate £43.00 £38.05 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.00% +15.30%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £15.25 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.50 £47.83 £44.95
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.14% +28.33%  

Agile Software Development
Job Vacancy Trend in Portsmouth

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Portsmouth citing Agile Software Development as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Agile Software Development in Portsmouth

Agile Software Development
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Agile Software Development in Portsmouth

Agile Software Development
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Portsmouth

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Agile Software Development in Portsmouth over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Agile Software Development in Portsmouth

Agile Software Development
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Agile Software Development in Portsmouth

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

1 24 (60.00%) SQL
2 20 (50.00%) .NET
3 19 (47.50%) C#
3 19 (47.50%) MVC
4 18 (45.00%) SQL Server
5 15 (37.50%) Scrum
6 13 (32.50%) Windows
6 13 (32.50%) Microsoft
6 13 (32.50%) Security Cleared
7 12 (30.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 12 (30.00%) XML
7 12 (30.00%) Visual Studio
7 12 (30.00%) HTML
7 12 (30.00%) Java
8 11 (27.50%) JavaScript
8 11 (27.50%) Telerik
8 11 (27.50%) SC Cleared
9 10 (25.00%) SDLC
9 10 (25.00%) C++
9 10 (25.00%) Linux
10 9 (22.50%) CSS
10 9 (22.50%) MySQL
10 9 (22.50%) MS Excel
10 9 (22.50%) Eclipse
11 8 (20.00%) Web Services
11 8 (20.00%) Software Engineering
11 8 (20.00%) Ajax
11 8 (20.00%) Web Development
11 8 (20.00%) JIRA
12 7 (17.50%) XML Messaging

Agile Software Development
Co-occurring IT Skills in Portsmouth 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 2 (5.00%) GlassFish
1 2 (5.00%) JBoss
1 2 (5.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (22.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.50%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (2.50%) MS Office
2 1 (2.50%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.50%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Maximo
1 2 (5.00%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (2.50%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.50%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.50%) IaaS
2 1 (2.50%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.50%) Force.com
2 1 (2.50%) Google Play
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.50%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.00%) LAN
2 2 (5.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (5.00%) LDAP
2 2 (5.00%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (45.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (22.50%) MySQL
3 1 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (30.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 12 (30.00%) Visual Studio
2 9 (22.50%) Eclipse
3 8 (20.00%) JIRA
4 3 (7.50%) Subversion
5 2 (5.00%) JUnit
5 2 (5.00%) NetBeans
6 1 (2.50%) Android Studio
6 1 (2.50%) Axure RP
6 1 (2.50%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 1 (2.50%) ClearCase
6 1 (2.50%) Git (software)
6 1 (2.50%) Gradle
6 1 (2.50%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (7.50%) Finance
2 2 (5.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.50%) Advertising
3 1 (2.50%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.50%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 23 (57.50%) Developer
2 10 (25.00%) Java Developer
3 7 (17.50%) .NET Developer
3 7 (17.50%) C++ Developer
3 7 (17.50%) C++/Java Developer
3 7 (17.50%) Software Developer
3 7 (17.50%) Web Developer
4 6 (15.00%) C++ Software Developer
4 6 (15.00%) Java Software Developer
4 6 (15.00%) Software Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) .NET Web Developer
5 3 (7.50%) C# Developer
5 3 (7.50%) C# Web Developer
6 2 (5.00%) Agile Developer
6 2 (5.00%) Agile Java Developer
6 2 (5.00%) Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Applications Manager
6 2 (5.00%) JavaScript Developer
6 2 (5.00%) Project Manager
6 2 (5.00%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (50.00%) .NET
2 12 (30.00%) HTML
2 12 (30.00%) XML
3 9 (22.50%) CSS
4 8 (20.00%) Ajax
4 8 (20.00%) Web Services
5 7 (17.50%) MFC
5 7 (17.50%) XML Messaging
6 6 (15.00%) WCF
7 5 (12.50%) ASP.NET
7 5 (12.50%) jQuery
7 5 (12.50%) Kendo UI
8 4 (10.00%) Hibernate
8 4 (10.00%) JSF
9 3 (7.50%) ADO.NET
9 3 (7.50%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 3 (7.50%) ASP.NET Web API
9 3 (7.50%) HTML5
9 3 (7.50%) Razor View Engine
9 3 (7.50%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.50%) Client/Server
2 6 (15.00%) Replication
3 3 (7.50%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.50%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.50%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.50%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.50%) RIA
4 1 (2.50%) Social Media
4 1 (2.50%) Vector Graphics
4 1 (2.50%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 13 (32.50%) Windows
2 10 (25.00%) Linux
3 2 (5.00%) Unix
4 1 (2.50%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (47.50%) MVC
2 15 (37.50%) Scrum
3 10 (25.00%) SDLC
4 8 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 8 (20.00%) Web Development
5 7 (17.50%) Configuration Management
5 7 (17.50%) Customer Requirements
5 7 (17.50%) Data Modelling
5 7 (17.50%) Dependency Injection
6 6 (15.00%) Code Coverage
6 6 (15.00%) Complex Event Processing
6 6 (15.00%) Data Transformation
6 6 (15.00%) ITIL
6 6 (15.00%) Performance Tuning
6 6 (15.00%) Test Strategy
6 6 (15.00%) UML
6 6 (15.00%) Validation
6 6 (15.00%) Wireframes
7 3 (7.50%) Network Management
7 3 (7.50%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (60.00%) SQL
2 19 (47.50%) C#
3 12 (30.00%) Java
4 11 (27.50%) JavaScript
5 10 (25.00%) C++
6 3 (7.50%) TypeScript
6 3 (7.50%) VB.NET
7 2 (5.00%) Python
7 2 (5.00%) Tcl
8 1 (2.50%) C
Qualifications
1 13 (32.50%) Security Cleared
2 11 (27.50%) SC Cleared
3 4 (10.00%) Degree
3 4 (10.00%) ISTQB
4 2 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (2.50%) ISEB
5 1 (2.50%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 1 (2.50%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.50%) Puppet
1 1 (2.50%) Terraform
1 1 (2.50%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 13 (32.50%) Microsoft
2 11 (27.50%) Telerik
3 3 (7.50%) Cisco
4 2 (5.00%) Oracle
4 2 (5.00%) Syclo
4 2 (5.00%) webMethods
5 1 (2.50%) BMC
5 1 (2.50%) CA
5 1 (2.50%) Google
5 1 (2.50%) IBM
5 1 (2.50%) Jaspersoft
5 1 (2.50%) Remedy
5 1 (2.50%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (2.50%) SAP
5 1 (2.50%) VMware