Period
to 22 November 2017

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 6 months to 22 November 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
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 5 3 1
Rank change year-on-year -2 -2 0
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 61 85 149
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 12.73% 16.73% 21.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 17.78% 22.85% 26.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 65 116
Southampton median daily rate £388 £425 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.82% +23.64% -8.33%
10th Percentile £313 £274 £256
90th Percentile £556 £533 £438
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £420 £370
% change year-on-year +1.19% +13.51% -1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Southampton median hourly rate £44.50 £41.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.88% - -
Hampshire median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year - +12.50% +6.67%

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 Southampton with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Southampton
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 343 372 563
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 71.61% 73.23% 81.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 214 262 391
Southampton median daily rate £394 £400 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.56% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £263 £218 £263
90th Percentile £575 £550 £525
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 29 40
Southampton median hourly rate £45.00 £14.00 £26.47
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +221.43% -47.11% +16.35%
10th Percentile £17.50 £11.50 £12.98
90th Percentile £50.49 £35.20 £47.50
Hampshire median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year +3.23% +40.91% +17.96%

Agile Software Development
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

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

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 6 months to 22 November 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 22 November 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 28 (45.90%) C#
2 20 (32.79%) Microsoft
3 19 (31.15%) SQL Server
4 16 (26.23%) .NET
5 15 (24.59%) Multithreading
6 14 (22.95%) SDLC
6 14 (22.95%) Windows
6 14 (22.95%) Scrum
7 13 (21.31%) TDD
7 13 (21.31%) Visual Studio
7 13 (21.31%) BDD
8 12 (19.67%) WCF
8 12 (19.67%) TCP/IP
9 11 (18.03%) SQL
9 11 (18.03%) XML
9 11 (18.03%) Retail
10 10 (16.39%) OOD
10 10 (16.39%) C++
10 10 (16.39%) Network Security
10 10 (16.39%) OWASP
10 10 (16.39%) WiX
10 10 (16.39%) Elasticsearch
11 9 (14.75%) Test Automation
11 9 (14.75%) Software Engineering
12 8 (13.11%) CTI
12 8 (13.11%) Git (software)
13 7 (11.48%) Selenium
13 7 (11.48%) Performance Testing
13 7 (11.48%) SoapUI
13 7 (11.48%) JavaScript

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 10 (16.39%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.64%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.64%) Commerce Server
2 1 (1.64%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.64%) InDesign
1 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (1.64%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.28%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (3.28%) SAP APO
2 1 (1.64%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.84%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (8.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (6.56%) IaaS
3 4 (6.56%) PaaS
3 4 (6.56%) SaaS
4 3 (4.92%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (3.28%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (1.64%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 1 (1.64%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (1.64%) Amazon S3
6 1 (1.64%) GitHub
6 1 (1.64%) Slack
6 1 (1.64%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 12 (19.67%) TCP/IP
2 10 (16.39%) Network Security
3 8 (13.11%) CTI
4 2 (3.28%) SMS
5 1 (1.64%) Internet
5 1 (1.64%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (31.15%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.20%) Big Data
3 4 (6.56%) Geospatial Data
3 4 (6.56%) NoSQL
4 2 (3.28%) Spatial Data
4 2 (3.28%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (3.28%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (1.64%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (1.64%) GIS
5 1 (1.64%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.64%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.64%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.64%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (21.31%) Visual Studio
2 10 (16.39%) WiX
3 8 (13.11%) Git (software)
4 7 (11.48%) Selenium
4 7 (11.48%) SoapUI
5 5 (8.20%) JIRA
6 4 (6.56%) Jenkins
7 3 (4.92%) Cucumber
7 3 (4.92%) Gatling
7 3 (4.92%) JMeter
7 3 (4.92%) LoadRunner
7 3 (4.92%) Maven
8 2 (3.28%) Moq
8 2 (3.28%) NUnit
9 1 (1.64%) FishEye
9 1 (1.64%) Jasmine
9 1 (1.64%) Karma Test Runner
9 1 (1.64%) Protractor
9 1 (1.64%) Rational DOORS
9 1 (1.64%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 11 (18.03%) Retail
2 4 (6.56%) Back Office
3 2 (3.28%) Banking
3 2 (3.28%) Finance
3 2 (3.28%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.64%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 20 (32.79%) Developer
2 13 (21.31%) C# Developer
3 7 (11.48%) Software Engineer
4 6 (9.84%) .NET Developer
5 5 (8.20%) Project Manager
6 4 (6.56%) Analyst
6 4 (6.56%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (6.56%) Test Engineer
7 3 (4.92%) Applications Developer
7 3 (4.92%) Architect
7 3 (4.92%) Automation Tester
7 3 (4.92%) C# Application Developer
7 3 (4.92%) Development Engineer
7 3 (4.92%) Head of Architecture
7 3 (4.92%) Head of Data Architecture
7 3 (4.92%) Head of Information
7 3 (4.92%) Real Time Developer
7 3 (4.92%) Software Developer
7 3 (4.92%) Tester
8 2 (3.28%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (26.23%) .NET
2 12 (19.67%) WCF
3 11 (18.03%) XML
4 4 (6.56%) .NET Framework
4 4 (6.56%) HTML
4 4 (6.56%) JDBC
4 4 (6.56%) RESTful
5 3 (4.92%) AngularJS
5 3 (4.92%) COM+
5 3 (4.92%) Entity Framework
6 2 (3.28%) ASP.NET
6 2 (3.28%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (3.28%) CSS
6 2 (3.28%) HTML5
6 2 (3.28%) JSON
6 2 (3.28%) Redux
6 2 (3.28%) SOAP
6 2 (3.28%) Spring
7 1 (1.64%) React
7 1 (1.64%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.56%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (3.28%) FMCG
2 2 (3.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (3.28%) User Experience
3 1 (1.64%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.64%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.64%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.64%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.64%) Mobile Computing
3 1 (1.64%) NHS
3 1 (1.64%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 14 (22.95%) Windows
2 2 (3.28%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (24.59%) Multithreading
2 14 (22.95%) Scrum
2 14 (22.95%) SDLC
3 13 (21.31%) BDD
3 13 (21.31%) TDD
4 10 (16.39%) OOD
4 10 (16.39%) OWASP
5 9 (14.75%) Software Engineering
5 9 (14.75%) Test Automation
6 7 (11.48%) Performance Testing
7 6 (9.84%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (9.84%) Software Testing
8 5 (8.20%) Data Modelling
8 5 (8.20%) DevOps
8 5 (8.20%) ETL
8 5 (8.20%) Kanban
8 5 (8.20%) Multithreaded Programming
8 5 (8.20%) Project Management
8 5 (8.20%) Regression Testing
8 5 (8.20%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 28 (45.90%) C#
2 11 (18.03%) SQL
3 10 (16.39%) C++
4 7 (11.48%) JavaScript
5 6 (9.84%) Java
6 4 (6.56%) PL/SQL
6 4 (6.56%) T-SQL
7 3 (4.92%) Groovy
8 1 (1.64%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.64%) F#
8 1 (1.64%) Python
8 1 (1.64%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 5 (8.20%) Degree
2 4 (6.56%) ISEB
3 2 (3.28%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.64%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.64%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.64%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.28%) PMO
2 1 (1.64%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.64%) GDPR
2 1 (1.64%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.28%) Docker
2 1 (1.64%) zsh
Systems Management
1 1 (1.64%) Ansible
1 1 (1.64%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.64%) Puppet
1 1 (1.64%) Terraform
Vendors
1 20 (32.79%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.20%) Oracle
3 2 (3.28%) SAP
3 2 (3.28%) Telerik
4 1 (1.64%) Adobe
4 1 (1.64%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.64%) Cloudera
4 1 (1.64%) hybris
4 1 (1.64%) OpenText
4 1 (1.64%) Salesforce.com