The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Southampton 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 / Southampton
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1 6 1
Rank change year-on-year +5 -5  
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 64 44 135
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 24.52% 15.44% 31.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 31.22% 21.15% 39.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 31 79
Median daily rate £465 £350 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +32.85% -9.67%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £850 £425 £484
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +5.00% +3.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Southampton with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Southampton
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 205 208 346
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton 78.54% 72.98% 81.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 135 239
Median daily rate £450 £375 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -4.45%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £260 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £850 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 18 10
Median hourly rate £42.50 £15.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +183.33% +20.00%  
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 Southampton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Southampton 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 Southampton

Agile Software Development
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Agile Software Development in Southampton

Agile Software Development
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Agile Software Development in Southampton

Agile Software Development
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Agile Software Development in Southampton

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 Southampton region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 58 (53.70%) Scrum
2 25 (23.15%) TDD
3 22 (20.37%) Continuous Integration
4 20 (18.52%) Software Engineering
4 20 (18.52%) Retail
4 20 (18.52%) ITIL
4 20 (18.52%) DevOps
5 19 (17.59%) .NET
5 19 (17.59%) Service Management
6 16 (14.81%) C#
6 16 (14.81%) Java
6 16 (14.81%) IaaS
7 15 (13.89%) Product Management
7 15 (13.89%) SaaS
8 14 (12.96%) SQL
8 14 (12.96%) Windows
9 13 (12.04%) Microsoft
10 12 (11.11%) JavaScript
10 12 (11.11%) PaaS
10 12 (11.11%) JIRA
10 12 (11.11%) User Stories
11 11 (10.19%) ASP.NET
11 11 (10.19%) VMware
12 10 (9.26%) MVC
12 10 (9.26%) SQL Server
12 10 (9.26%) Cisco
12 10 (9.26%) Coaching
13 9 (8.33%) CA
13 9 (8.33%) Linux
14 8 (7.41%) PHP

Agile Software Development
Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton 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 3 (2.78%) IIS
2 2 (1.85%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (1.85%) Commerce Server
2 2 (1.85%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.85%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (1.85%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.93%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (3.70%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.93%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.93%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.93%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 16 (14.81%) IaaS
2 15 (13.89%) SaaS
3 12 (11.11%) PaaS
4 7 (6.48%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (6.48%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (3.70%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (1.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.63%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (2.78%) Firewall
2 3 (2.78%) Internet
3 1 (0.93%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (9.26%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.70%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (1.85%) EDRMS
3 2 (1.85%) Geospatial Data
3 2 (1.85%) GIS
4 1 (0.93%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (0.93%) Big Data
4 1 (0.93%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.93%) Endeca
4 1 (0.93%) IBM InfoSphere
4 1 (0.93%) MySQL
4 1 (0.93%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.93%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.93%) Power BI
4 1 (0.93%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.93%) SAP Data Services
4 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 12 (11.11%) JIRA
2 7 (6.48%) Jenkins
2 7 (6.48%) Selenium
3 6 (5.56%) Git (software)
4 3 (2.78%) Cucumber
4 3 (2.78%) SoapUI
5 2 (1.85%) JUnit
5 2 (1.85%) Maven
5 2 (1.85%) Visual Studio
5 2 (1.85%) WebDriver
6 1 (0.93%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.93%) Bugzilla
6 1 (0.93%) JBehave
6 1 (0.93%) jMock
6 1 (0.93%) Karma Test Runner
6 1 (0.93%) Mockito
6 1 (0.93%) Subversion
6 1 (0.93%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.93%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.93%) webpack
General
1 20 (18.52%) Retail
2 4 (3.70%) Advertising
2 4 (3.70%) Finance
3 2 (1.85%) Electronics
3 2 (1.85%) Marketing
4 1 (0.93%) Back Office
4 1 (0.93%) Banking
4 1 (0.93%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 27 (25.00%) Developer
2 13 (12.04%) .NET Developer
3 12 (11.11%) Analyst
4 10 (9.26%) Architect
5 8 (7.41%) Scrum Master
6 7 (6.48%) Business Analyst
7 6 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (3.70%) Project Manager
8 4 (3.70%) Software Engineer
8 4 (3.70%) Test Analyst
9 3 (2.78%) Automation Test Analyst
9 3 (2.78%) Azure Developer
9 3 (2.78%) Consultant
9 3 (2.78%) Java Developer
9 3 (2.78%) QA Analyst
9 3 (2.78%) QA Automation Analyst
9 3 (2.78%) QA Test Analyst
9 3 (2.78%) Software Developer
10 2 (1.85%) Automation Consultant
10 2 (1.85%) Data Centre Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (17.59%) .NET
2 11 (10.19%) ASP.NET
3 7 (6.48%) CSS
3 7 (6.48%) HTML
4 5 (4.63%) AngularJS
4 5 (4.63%) CSS3
4 5 (4.63%) HTML5
5 4 (3.70%) Java EE
5 4 (3.70%) REST
6 3 (2.78%) .NET Framework
6 3 (2.78%) jQuery
6 3 (2.78%) React
6 3 (2.78%) Web Services
7 2 (1.85%) COM
7 2 (1.85%) Node.js
7 2 (1.85%) PostGIS
7 2 (1.85%) Sass
7 2 (1.85%) Spring
7 2 (1.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (1.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.63%) Data Centre
2 4 (3.70%) CMDB
2 4 (3.70%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.78%) EPoS
3 3 (2.78%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.85%) User Experience
5 1 (0.93%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.93%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.93%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.93%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 14 (12.96%) Windows
2 9 (8.33%) Linux
3 3 (2.78%) Android
4 2 (1.85%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.85%) Unix
5 1 (0.93%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (53.70%) Scrum
2 25 (23.15%) TDD
3 22 (20.37%) Continuous Integration
4 20 (18.52%) DevOps
4 20 (18.52%) ITIL
4 20 (18.52%) Software Engineering
5 19 (17.59%) Service Management
6 15 (13.89%) Product Management
7 12 (11.11%) User Stories
8 10 (9.26%) Coaching
8 10 (9.26%) MVC
9 8 (7.41%) Kanban
9 8 (7.41%) SDLC
9 8 (7.41%) Service Design
10 7 (6.48%) BDD
11 5 (4.63%) Converged Infrastructure
11 5 (4.63%) Microservices
11 5 (4.63%) Test Automation
11 5 (4.63%) V-Model
11 5 (4.63%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 16 (14.81%) C#
1 16 (14.81%) Java
2 14 (12.96%) SQL
3 12 (11.11%) JavaScript
4 8 (7.41%) PHP
5 5 (4.63%) Ruby
6 4 (3.70%) Embedded C
6 4 (3.70%) Python
7 3 (2.78%) C
7 3 (2.78%) VB.NET
8 2 (1.85%) C++
8 2 (1.85%) VB
9 1 (0.93%) Apex Code
9 1 (0.93%) Perl
9 1 (0.93%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.93%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.93%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (1.85%) Degree
1 2 (1.85%) ISEB
2 1 (0.93%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (0.93%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.93%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (2.78%) QA
3 2 (1.85%) SLA
4 1 (0.93%) COBIT
4 1 (0.93%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.93%) PMO
System Software
1 5 (4.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (3.70%) Docker
3 2 (1.85%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 7 (6.48%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (6.48%) Puppet
2 4 (3.70%) CA Spectrum
3 3 (2.78%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (1.85%) Terraform
5 1 (0.93%) Ansible
5 1 (0.93%) SCOM
Vendors
1 13 (12.04%) Microsoft
2 11 (10.19%) VMware
3 10 (9.26%) Cisco
4 9 (8.33%) CA
5 8 (7.41%) BMC
6 5 (4.63%) Remedy
7 4 (3.70%) ATG
7 4 (3.70%) SAP
8 3 (2.78%) ArcSight
8 3 (2.78%) CheckPoint
8 3 (2.78%) HP
8 3 (2.78%) Intel Security
8 3 (2.78%) SolarWinds
8 3 (2.78%) Splunk
8 3 (2.78%) Symantec
9 2 (1.85%) Oracle
10 1 (0.93%) ESRI
10 1 (0.93%) IBM
10 1 (0.93%) Informatica
10 1 (0.93%) Salesforce.com
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