Period
to 20 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South Coast 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 20 October 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
England > South Coast
6 months to
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 2 7 -
Rank change year-on-year +5 - +10
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 4 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South Coast 22.22% 6.67% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 25.00% 7.69% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
South Coast median daily rate - - -
England median daily rate £488 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +2.63% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South Coast median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £42.50 £43.00 £43.00
% change year-on-year -1.16% - +9.55%

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 the South Coast with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South Coast
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 16 13 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South Coast 88.89% 86.67% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 6
South Coast median daily rate £425 £400 £281
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +42.22% -53.13%
England median daily rate £473 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South Coast median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £21.00 £24.82 £22.50
% change year-on-year -15.39% +10.31% +3.52%

Agile Software Development
Job Vacancy Trend in the South Coast

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

Job vacancy trend for Agile Software Development in the South Coast

Agile Software Development
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South Coast

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Agile Software Development in the South Coast

Agile Software Development
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South Coast

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Agile Software Development in the South Coast

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 South Coast region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 3 (75.00%) C#
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (75.00%) Selenium
1 3 (75.00%) Test Automation
1 3 (75.00%) SoapUI
1 3 (75.00%) API Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
2 1 (25.00%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (25.00%) Microservices
2 1 (25.00%) Apache Spark
2 1 (25.00%) Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (25.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (25.00%) TeamCity
2 1 (25.00%) SAS

Agile Software Development
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South Coast 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 (25.00%) Apache Spark
1 1 (25.00%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Selenium
1 3 (75.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (25.00%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (25.00%) TeamCity
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Automation Test Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Selenium Test Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Data Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Hadoop Architect
2 1 (25.00%) SAS Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) API Testing
1 3 (75.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (25.00%) Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
2 1 (25.00%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) C#
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft