Period
to 22 October 2020

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 October 2020 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 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 1 2 2
Rank change year-on-year +1 0 +3
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 79 125 158
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Southampton 38.73% 22.52% 29.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 45.40% 27.23% 33.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 73 124
Median daily rate £475 £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.00% +29.03%
10th Percentile £330 £363 £396
90th Percentile £616 £643 £550
Hampshire median daily rate £489 £463 £450
% change year-on-year +5.68% +2.78% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Median hourly rate £47.50 - £41.50
10th Percentile £46.25 - £39.75
90th Percentile £48.75 - £46.65
Hampshire median hourly rate £24.30 £45.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year -46.00% - +1.12%

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 174 459 468
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 85.29% 82.70% 86.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 298 325
Median daily rate £453 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.56% - +12.50%
10th Percentile £195 £313 £307
90th Percentile £623 £638 £574
Hampshire median daily rate £475 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +8.57% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 16 17
Median hourly rate £25.00 £22.25 £15.86
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.36% +40.29% -20.70%
10th Percentile £12.77 £13.67 £10.70
90th Percentile £40.46 £53.75 £47.79
Median hourly rate £31.61 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year -9.69% - -12.50%

Agile Software Development
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

Job postings citing Agile Software Development as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Agile Software Development in Southampton.

Daily rate trend for Agile Software Development in Southampton

Agile Software Development
Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Agile Software Development in Southampton over the 6 months to 22 October 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Agile Software Development in Southampton

Agile Software Development
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Agile Software Development in Southampton.

Hourly rate trend for Agile Software Development in Southampton

For the 6 months to 22 October 2020, 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 Southampton region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 35 (44.30%) Azure
2 28 (35.44%) C#
3 24 (30.38%) DevOps
4 20 (25.32%) Test Automation
5 17 (21.52%) Software Engineering
6 16 (20.25%) Microsoft
7 15 (18.99%) JavaScript
7 15 (18.99%) BDD
8 14 (17.72%) SQL
9 13 (16.46%) .NET
9 13 (16.46%) Security Cleared
9 13 (16.46%) DBS Check
10 11 (13.92%) Public Cloud
10 11 (13.92%) Python
10 11 (13.92%) TDD
11 10 (12.66%) SC Cleared
11 10 (12.66%) PaaS
12 9 (11.39%) AWS
12 9 (11.39%) Continuous Integration
12 9 (11.39%) User Experience
12 9 (11.39%) CSS
12 9 (11.39%) Oracle
12 9 (11.39%) HTML
12 9 (11.39%) .NET Core
12 9 (11.39%) Public Sector
13 8 (10.13%) Cucumber
13 8 (10.13%) Selenium
13 8 (10.13%) Git (software)
14 7 (8.86%) Continuous Improvement
14 7 (8.86%) SpecFlow

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 5 (6.33%) CMS
2 4 (5.06%) WebLogic
3 3 (3.80%) Umbraco
4 2 (2.53%) Apache Spark
4 2 (2.53%) Confluence
5 1 (1.27%) JBoss
5 1 (1.27%) Oracle Application Server
5 1 (1.27%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.27%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.27%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 4 (5.06%) Chatbot
2 2 (2.53%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.27%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (5.06%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 35 (44.30%) Azure
2 10 (12.66%) PaaS
3 9 (11.39%) AWS
4 7 (8.86%) IaaS
5 5 (6.33%) Logic Apps
6 3 (3.80%) Serverless
7 2 (2.53%) Azure Functions
8 1 (1.27%) Firebase
8 1 (1.27%) GitHub
8 1 (1.27%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.33%) Big Data
2 4 (5.06%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.80%) Redis
4 2 (2.53%) Geospatial Data
4 2 (2.53%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.53%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (2.53%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.27%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.27%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.27%) MySQL
5 1 (1.27%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.27%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 8 (10.13%) Cucumber
1 8 (10.13%) Git (software)
1 8 (10.13%) Selenium
2 7 (8.86%) SpecFlow
3 6 (7.59%) JIRA
3 6 (7.59%) JMeter
4 4 (5.06%) Oracle APEX
4 4 (5.06%) TeamCity
4 4 (5.06%) Visual Studio
5 3 (3.80%) Babel
5 3 (3.80%) gulp
5 3 (3.80%) Jasmine
5 3 (3.80%) Jenkins
5 3 (3.80%) Locust
5 3 (3.80%) Octopus Deploy
5 3 (3.80%) Postman
5 3 (3.80%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (3.80%) webpack
6 2 (2.53%) Eclipse
6 2 (2.53%) Travis CI
General
1 9 (11.39%) Public Sector
2 4 (5.06%) Digital Economy
2 4 (5.06%) Finance
3 2 (2.53%) Marketing
4 1 (1.27%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.27%) Law
4 1 (1.27%) Legal
Job Titles
1 20 (25.32%) Developer
2 10 (12.66%) Architect
3 9 (11.39%) Test Engineer
4 8 (10.13%) Designer
4 8 (10.13%) Software Engineer
5 7 (8.86%) .NET Developer
5 7 (8.86%) Software Developer
5 7 (8.86%) Solutions Architect
6 5 (6.33%) Azure Engineer
6 5 (6.33%) C# Developer
6 5 (6.33%) DevOps Engineer
6 5 (6.33%) Senior .NET Developer
6 5 (6.33%) Senior Developer
7 4 (5.06%) Project Manager
8 3 (3.80%) Azure Software Engineer
8 3 (3.80%) Business Architect
8 3 (3.80%) C# .NET Developer
8 3 (3.80%) Performance Engineer
8 3 (3.80%) Performance Test Engineer
8 3 (3.80%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (16.46%) .NET
2 9 (11.39%) .NET Core
2 9 (11.39%) CSS
2 9 (11.39%) HTML
3 7 (8.86%) React
4 6 (7.59%) ASP.NET
4 6 (7.59%) RESTful
5 5 (6.33%) Swagger
6 4 (5.06%) AngularJS
6 4 (5.06%) ASP.NET Web API
6 4 (5.06%) Blazor
7 3 (3.80%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (3.80%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 3 (3.80%) Web Services
8 2 (2.53%) EDI
8 2 (2.53%) REST
9 1 (1.27%) CSS3
9 1 (1.27%) Leaflet
9 1 (1.27%) PrimeFaces
9 1 (1.27%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.92%) Public Cloud
2 9 (11.39%) User Experience
3 5 (6.33%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (5.06%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (2.53%) Robotics
6 1 (1.27%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.27%) CAN bus
6 1 (1.27%) Cloud Native
6 1 (1.27%) Freedom of Information
6 1 (1.27%) Freedom of Information Act
6 1 (1.27%) Graphic Design
6 1 (1.27%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.33%) Linux
2 3 (3.80%) Windows
3 1 (1.27%) Android
3 1 (1.27%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (1.27%) Robot Operating System
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (30.38%) DevOps
2 20 (25.32%) Test Automation
3 17 (21.52%) Software Engineering
4 15 (18.99%) BDD
5 11 (13.92%) TDD
6 9 (11.39%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (8.86%) Acceptance Criteria
7 7 (8.86%) Continuous Improvement
7 7 (8.86%) Scenario Testing
7 7 (8.86%) Service Design
7 7 (8.86%) Technical Leadership
8 6 (7.59%) Coaching
8 6 (7.59%) MVC
8 6 (7.59%) Non-Functional Testing
8 6 (7.59%) SDLC
8 6 (7.59%) Test Scripting
8 6 (7.59%) User Stories
9 5 (6.33%) Content Management
9 5 (6.33%) ERP
9 5 (6.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (35.44%) C#
2 15 (18.99%) JavaScript
3 14 (17.72%) SQL
4 11 (13.92%) Python
5 6 (7.59%) Java
6 4 (5.06%) PL/SQL
7 2 (2.53%) C++
8 1 (1.27%) C
8 1 (1.27%) Embedded C
8 1 (1.27%) Embedded C++
8 1 (1.27%) Kotlin
8 1 (1.27%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.27%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (16.46%) DBS Check
1 13 (16.46%) Security Cleared
2 10 (12.66%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.80%) ISTQB
3 3 (3.80%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.27%) CCAB
4 1 (1.27%) CIMA
4 1 (1.27%) EXIN
4 1 (1.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.59%) QA
2 3 (3.80%) PMO
3 1 (1.27%) COBIT
3 1 (1.27%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 1 (1.27%) P3O
Systems Management
1 3 (3.80%) Kubernetes
1 3 (3.80%) Terraform
2 2 (2.53%) Puppet
Vendors
1 16 (20.25%) Microsoft
2 9 (11.39%) Oracle
3 6 (7.59%) SAP
4 5 (6.33%) Databricks
5 2 (2.53%) Xamarin
6 1 (1.27%) Google
6 1 (1.27%) IBM
6 1 (1.27%) Talend