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 23 June 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
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 4 4 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 -3  
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 26 35 85
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 12.68% 16.20% 23.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 17.81% 21.21% 27.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 26 71
Median daily rate £360 £410 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.19% +9.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £475 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £388
% change year-on-year - +9.67%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £42.25 £36.00
% change year-on-year +2.36% +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 146 165 306
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton 71.22% 76.39% 85.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 99 229
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £383
% change year-on-year +3.75% +4.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 14
Median hourly rate £13.40 £13.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.74% +8.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.57 £12.50 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £33.60 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

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 23 June 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 23 June 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 46 (51.11%) Scrum
2 28 (31.11%) TDD
3 25 (27.78%) Continuous Integration
4 23 (25.56%) Software Engineering
5 21 (23.33%) DevOps
6 18 (20.00%) SQL
7 17 (18.89%) .NET
7 17 (18.89%) Test Automation
8 16 (17.78%) Product Management
8 16 (17.78%) SaaS
8 16 (17.78%) Retail
9 15 (16.67%) C#
9 15 (16.67%) Microsoft
10 12 (13.33%) BDD
10 12 (13.33%) SDLC
11 11 (12.22%) JavaScript
12 10 (11.11%) Java
13 9 (10.00%) ASP.NET
14 8 (8.89%) ITIL
14 8 (8.89%) Windows
14 8 (8.89%) SQL Server
14 8 (8.89%) PHP
14 8 (8.89%) JIRA
14 8 (8.89%) Coaching
15 7 (7.78%) Software Testing
15 7 (7.78%) Selenium
15 7 (7.78%) Kanban
16 6 (6.67%) Test Scripting
16 6 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
16 6 (6.67%) Amazon AWS

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 2 (2.22%) SharePoint
1 2 (2.22%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (1.11%) IIS
2 1 (1.11%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (1.11%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.11%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.11%) SAP APO
Cloud Services
1 16 (17.78%) SaaS
2 6 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (5.56%) IaaS
4 4 (4.44%) PaaS
5 2 (2.22%) Office 365
6 1 (1.11%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (1.11%) Amazon S3
6 1 (1.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.56%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (1.11%) DNS
2 1 (1.11%) Firewall
2 1 (1.11%) HTTP
2 1 (1.11%) HTTPS
2 1 (1.11%) Internet
2 1 (1.11%) LAN
2 1 (1.11%) SAN
2 1 (1.11%) SSL
2 1 (1.11%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.11%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.89%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.33%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (3.33%) RDBMS
2 3 (3.33%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.22%) Big Data
3 2 (2.22%) EDRMS
3 2 (2.22%) Geospatial Data
3 2 (2.22%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (1.11%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.11%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (1.11%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.11%) Endeca
4 1 (1.11%) Essbase
4 1 (1.11%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.11%) MySQL
4 1 (1.11%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.11%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.11%) PowerCenter
4 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 8 (8.89%) JIRA
2 7 (7.78%) Selenium
3 5 (5.56%) SoapUI
4 3 (3.33%) Git (software)
5 2 (2.22%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.11%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.11%) Jasmine
6 1 (1.11%) Karma Test Runner
6 1 (1.11%) Maven
6 1 (1.11%) NuGet
6 1 (1.11%) Talend Open Studio
6 1 (1.11%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.11%) WebDriver
6 1 (1.11%) webpack
General
1 16 (17.78%) Retail
2 4 (4.44%) Back Office
3 3 (3.33%) Advertising
3 3 (3.33%) Marketing
4 1 (1.11%) Dutch Language
4 1 (1.11%) Electronics
4 1 (1.11%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 26 (28.89%) Developer
2 11 (12.22%) .NET Developer
3 8 (8.89%) Analyst
4 6 (6.67%) Scrum Master
4 6 (6.67%) Software Developer
5 4 (4.44%) Architect
5 4 (4.44%) Senior Developer
5 4 (4.44%) Test Engineer
6 3 (3.33%) Azure Developer
6 3 (3.33%) Business Analyst
6 3 (3.33%) Consultant
6 3 (3.33%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (3.33%) Senior Software Developer
6 3 (3.33%) Software Engineer
6 3 (3.33%) Test Analyst
7 2 (2.22%) Agile Test Manager
7 2 (2.22%) Automation Consultant
7 2 (2.22%) Data Centre Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (2.22%) Development Director
7 2 (2.22%) Monitoring Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (18.89%) .NET
2 9 (10.00%) ASP.NET
3 6 (6.67%) AngularJS
3 6 (6.67%) CSS
3 6 (6.67%) HTML
4 5 (5.56%) Web Services
5 4 (4.44%) .NET Framework
5 4 (4.44%) CSS3
5 4 (4.44%) HTML5
5 4 (4.44%) JSON
5 4 (4.44%) React
5 4 (4.44%) REST
5 4 (4.44%) XML
6 3 (3.33%) jQuery
6 3 (3.33%) Kafka
6 3 (3.33%) RESTful
6 3 (3.33%) Sass
6 3 (3.33%) Spring
7 2 (2.22%) Node.js
7 2 (2.22%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.67%) Data Centre
2 3 (3.33%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.22%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.22%) User Experience
3 2 (2.22%) Video on Demand
4 1 (1.11%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.11%) EPoS
4 1 (1.11%) FMCG
4 1 (1.11%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.11%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.11%) MPEG
4 1 (1.11%) STB
Operating Systems
1 8 (8.89%) Windows
2 4 (4.44%) Linux
3 2 (2.22%) Unix
4 1 (1.11%) Android
4 1 (1.11%) CentOS
4 1 (1.11%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (51.11%) Scrum
2 28 (31.11%) TDD
3 25 (27.78%) Continuous Integration
4 23 (25.56%) Software Engineering
5 21 (23.33%) DevOps
6 17 (18.89%) Test Automation
7 16 (17.78%) Product Management
8 12 (13.33%) BDD
8 12 (13.33%) SDLC
9 8 (8.89%) Coaching
9 8 (8.89%) ITIL
10 7 (7.78%) Kanban
10 7 (7.78%) Software Testing
11 6 (6.67%) MVC
11 6 (6.67%) Service Management
11 6 (6.67%) Test Scripting
12 5 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
12 5 (5.56%) Mentoring
12 5 (5.56%) Regression Testing
12 5 (5.56%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 18 (20.00%) SQL
2 15 (16.67%) C#
3 11 (12.22%) JavaScript
4 10 (11.11%) Java
5 8 (8.89%) PHP
6 5 (5.56%) Python
7 4 (4.44%) T-SQL
8 3 (3.33%) Ruby
8 3 (3.33%) VB.NET
9 2 (2.22%) C
9 2 (2.22%) Embedded C
9 2 (2.22%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.11%) Apex Code
10 1 (1.11%) C++
10 1 (1.11%) Perl
10 1 (1.11%) TypeScript
10 1 (1.11%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (5.56%) ISEB
2 3 (3.33%) Degree
3 2 (2.22%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.22%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.11%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.11%) Actionable Recommendations
2 1 (1.11%) COBIT
2 1 (1.11%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.11%) QA
System Software
1 5 (5.56%) Docker
2 1 (1.11%) KVM
2 1 (1.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.11%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (3.33%) Ansible
1 3 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (3.33%) Puppet
2 2 (2.22%) SCOM
3 1 (1.11%) Grafana
3 1 (1.11%) Kubernetes
3 1 (1.11%) logstash
Vendors
1 15 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.67%) Oracle
3 5 (5.56%) Cisco
4 4 (4.44%) ATG
5 3 (3.33%) VMware
6 2 (2.22%) Informatica
6 2 (2.22%) SAP
6 2 (2.22%) Splunk
7 1 (1.11%) ESRI
7 1 (1.11%) IBM
7 1 (1.11%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.11%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.11%) SaltStack
7 1 (1.11%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.11%) Tableau
7 1 (1.11%) Talend
7 1 (1.11%) Xamarin
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