Period
to 23 June 2018

The median contractor rate for an Agile Developer was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 23 June 2018.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Developer
England > South East
6 months to
23 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 294 240 271
Rank change year-on-year -54 +31 -11
Contract jobs requiring an Agile Developer 87 118 119
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.52% 0.76% 0.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.56% 0.81% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 89 106
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £456
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -1.37% +15.51%
10th Percentile £375 £325 £338
90th Percentile £509 £580 £541
England median daily rate £485 £475 £495
% change year-on-year +2.11% -4.04% +16.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 3
South East median hourly rate £45.00 - £44.50
10th Percentile £42.50 - £41.65
90th Percentile £47.50 - £51.35
England median hourly rate £45.00 - £42.25

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
South East
Contract vacancies in the South East with a recognized job title 15,672 14,640 17,209
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.49% 94.49% 95.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,206 8,422 10,404
South East median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £260 £248 £231
90th Percentile £575 £550 £540
England median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 657 689 760
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.86% -12.50% +16.14%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £51.00 £47.50 £51.00
England median hourly rate £18.52 £18.69 £19.50
% change year-on-year -0.92% -4.14% +11.43%

Agile Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings that featured Agile Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Agile Developer in the South East

Agile Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Agile Developer in the South East

Agile Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Agile Developer in the South East over the 6 months to 23 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Agile Developer in the South East

Agile Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Agile Developer in the South East

Agile Developer
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Developer within the South East region over the 6 months to 23 June 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Thames Valley -26 52 £450 +5.88% 5
Oxfordshire +21 35 £450 - 2
Surrey -35 16 £425 -7.61% 4
Buckinghamshire -19 11 £463 +17.09%
Hampshire -19 7 £475 -9.52% 2
Berkshire -18 6 - - 3
West Sussex -1 5 £430 -0.58% 1
East Sussex -5 3 £375 +36.36% 1
Home Counties - 2 - -
Agile Developer
England

Agile Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 June 2018, Agile Developer contract jobs required the following IT 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 East region featuring Agile Developer in the job title.

1 87 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (51.72%) JavaScript
3 40 (45.98%) AngularJS
4 32 (36.78%) TDD
5 27 (31.03%) React
6 24 (27.59%) DevOps
7 23 (26.44%) HTML
7 23 (26.44%) Java
7 23 (26.44%) CSS
8 22 (25.29%) C#
9 21 (24.14%) .NET
9 21 (24.14%) Scrum
9 21 (24.14%) Jenkins
10 19 (21.84%) Git (software)
11 18 (20.69%) .NET Framework
11 18 (20.69%) Software Engineering
12 17 (19.54%) Oracle
13 16 (18.39%) jQuery
14 15 (17.24%) TypeScript
14 15 (17.24%) BDD
14 15 (17.24%) Node.js
14 15 (17.24%) SQL Server
14 15 (17.24%) Spring
15 14 (16.09%) Terraform
15 14 (16.09%) Continuous Delivery
15 14 (16.09%) Microservices
15 14 (16.09%) Continuous Integration
15 14 (16.09%) Web Development
15 14 (16.09%) JIRA
16 13 (14.94%) Test Automation

Agile Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 7 (8.05%) Apache
2 5 (5.75%) Tomcat
3 4 (4.60%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (4.60%) Confluence
4 1 (1.15%) CMS
4 1 (1.15%) Drupal
4 1 (1.15%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.15%) IIS
4 1 (1.15%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 3 (3.45%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.15%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.45%) GitHub
1 3 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.30%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.30%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
3 1 (1.15%) Heroku
3 1 (1.15%) OpenShift
3 1 (1.15%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.05%) HTTP
2 1 (1.15%) DNS
2 1 (1.15%) FTP
2 1 (1.15%) SSL
2 1 (1.15%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (17.24%) SQL Server
2 11 (12.64%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (6.90%) Relational Database
4 4 (4.60%) RDBMS
5 2 (2.30%) Big Data
5 2 (2.30%) Hadoop
5 2 (2.30%) HBase
5 2 (2.30%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.30%) Parquet
5 2 (2.30%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.15%) MySQL
6 1 (1.15%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.15%) Redis
6 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 21 (24.14%) Jenkins
2 19 (21.84%) Git (software)
3 14 (16.09%) JIRA
4 10 (11.49%) Subversion
4 10 (11.49%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (9.20%) Gradle
6 7 (8.05%) JUnit
7 6 (6.90%) Ant
7 6 (6.90%) MSBuild
8 5 (5.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 5 (5.75%) NUnit
9 4 (4.60%) SonarQube
10 3 (3.45%) ReSharper
10 3 (3.45%) Selenium
11 2 (2.30%) Hudson
11 2 (2.30%) Mockito
11 2 (2.30%) TeamCity
11 2 (2.30%) Visual Studio
12 1 (1.15%) Eclipse
12 1 (1.15%) JMeter
General
1 8 (9.20%) Finance
2 7 (8.05%) Banking
3 3 (3.45%) Marketing
4 2 (2.30%) Publishing
5 1 (1.15%) Electronics
5 1 (1.15%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.15%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (45.98%) AngularJS
2 27 (31.03%) React
3 23 (26.44%) CSS
3 23 (26.44%) HTML
4 21 (24.14%) .NET
5 18 (20.69%) .NET Framework
6 16 (18.39%) jQuery
7 15 (17.24%) Node.js
7 15 (17.24%) Spring
8 13 (14.94%) Entity Framework
8 13 (14.94%) Vue (Vue.js)
9 10 (11.49%) ASP.NET Web API
9 10 (11.49%) HTML5
9 10 (11.49%) RESTful
9 10 (11.49%) Web Services
10 9 (10.34%) ASP.NET
11 8 (9.20%) Hibernate
11 8 (9.20%) Kafka
12 7 (8.05%) JSON
12 7 (8.05%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.75%) Algorithms
2 3 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.45%) Computer Science
2 3 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (3.45%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (2.30%) Linux Command Line
3 2 (2.30%) Virtual Team
4 1 (1.15%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.15%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.15%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.15%) Mobile Payment
4 1 (1.15%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.15%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 8 (9.20%) Linux
2 2 (2.30%) Apple iOS
2 2 (2.30%) Unix
3 1 (1.15%) Android
3 1 (1.15%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (36.78%) TDD
3 24 (27.59%) DevOps
4 21 (24.14%) Scrum
5 18 (20.69%) Software Engineering
6 15 (17.24%) BDD
7 14 (16.09%) Continuous Delivery
7 14 (16.09%) Continuous Integration
7 14 (16.09%) Microservices
7 14 (16.09%) Web Development
8 13 (14.94%) Test Automation
9 12 (13.79%) Front End Development
9 12 (13.79%) MVC
10 11 (12.64%) Unit Testing
11 10 (11.49%) E-Commerce
12 9 (10.34%) Mentoring
12 9 (10.34%) Open Source
13 7 (8.05%) Configuration Management
13 7 (8.05%) Kanban
14 6 (6.90%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 45 (51.72%) JavaScript
2 23 (26.44%) Java
3 22 (25.29%) C#
4 15 (17.24%) TypeScript
5 9 (10.34%) Java 8
6 8 (9.20%) PHP
6 8 (9.20%) SQL
7 5 (5.75%) PowerShell
7 5 (5.75%) Python
8 4 (4.60%) Scala
8 4 (4.60%) T-SQL
8 4 (4.60%) VB.NET
9 3 (3.45%) C++
10 2 (2.30%) COBOL
10 2 (2.30%) Groovy
10 2 (2.30%) Ruby
10 2 (2.30%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.15%) Apple Swift
11 1 (1.15%) Erlang
11 1 (1.15%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 5 (5.75%) Degree
2 3 (3.45%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (2.30%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.30%) QA
System Software
1 4 (4.60%) Docker
2 2 (2.30%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 2 (2.30%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 14 (16.09%) Terraform
2 9 (10.34%) Ansible
3 6 (6.90%) Puppet
4 5 (5.75%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (5.75%) Salt
5 3 (3.45%) Automic
6 2 (2.30%) Hadoop YARN
7 1 (1.15%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 17 (19.54%) Oracle
2 5 (5.75%) SAP
3 2 (2.30%) Google
3 2 (2.30%) IBM
3 2 (2.30%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.15%) Apple
4 1 (1.15%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.15%) Micro Focus
4 1 (1.15%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.15%) Remedy
4 1 (1.15%) Telerik