Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Suffolk 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 24 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
East of England > Suffolk
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 5 3 2
Rank change year-on-year -2 -1 +10
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 41 91 112
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 12.97% 19.74% 24.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 16.02% 24.01% 30.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 61 85
Suffolk median daily rate £450 £410 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.76% -0.61% +3.13%
10th Percentile £314 £306 £325
90th Percentile £600 £525 £488
East of England median daily rate £450 £430 £410
% change year-on-year +4.65% +4.88% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Suffolk median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +4.17%

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 Suffolk with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Suffolk
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 256 379 367
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 81.01% 82.21% 79.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 229 251
Suffolk median daily rate £400 £420 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +1.82% -
10th Percentile £250 £250 £263
90th Percentile £573 £550 £538
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 11 8
Suffolk median hourly rate £19.75 £18.39 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.42% +41.42% -
10th Percentile £11.27 £13.75 £11.10
90th Percentile £36.63 £43.75 £16.13
East of England median hourly rate £31.50 £32.00 £23.63
% change year-on-year -1.56% +35.45% -1.56%

Agile Software Development
Job Vacancy Trend in Suffolk

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

Job vacancy trend for Agile Software Development in Suffolk

Agile Software Development
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Agile Software Development in Suffolk

Agile Software Development
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Suffolk

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Agile Software Development in Suffolk over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Agile Software Development in Suffolk

Agile Software Development
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Agile Software Development in Suffolk

Agile Software Development
Contract Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Software Development within the Suffolk region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. 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
Ipswich -5 31 £475 +11.76% 10
Bury St Edmunds +3 7 £425 +3.66% 1
Agile Software Development
East of England

For the 6 months to 24 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 Suffolk region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 12 (29.27%) Microsoft
1 12 (29.27%) Scrum
2 10 (24.39%) .NET
2 10 (24.39%) Finance
3 8 (19.51%) TDD
3 8 (19.51%) SQL Server
3 8 (19.51%) JavaScript
3 8 (19.51%) Web Services
4 7 (17.07%) C#
4 7 (17.07%) Project Management
4 7 (17.07%) MVC
4 7 (17.07%) QA
4 7 (17.07%) REST
4 7 (17.07%) Analytics
5 6 (14.63%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6 (14.63%) Waterfall
5 6 (14.63%) jQuery
5 6 (14.63%) ASP.NET
6 5 (12.20%) Degree
6 5 (12.20%) Migration
6 5 (12.20%) Microsoft Azure
7 4 (9.76%) RESTful
7 4 (9.76%) Test Strategy
7 4 (9.76%) NAS
7 4 (9.76%) Release Management
7 4 (9.76%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (9.76%) ASP.NET Web API
7 4 (9.76%) Data Centre
7 4 (9.76%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (9.76%) Telecoms

Agile Software Development
Co-occurring IT Skills in Suffolk 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 (7.32%) Confluence
2 1 (2.44%) Apache Pig
2 1 (2.44%) Apache Spark
2 1 (2.44%) IIS
2 1 (2.44%) JBoss
2 1 (2.44%) Oracle Application Server
2 1 (2.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (2.44%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.44%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.44%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.44%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.44%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (4.88%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.88%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.44%) Google Analytics
3 1 (2.44%) IaaS
3 1 (2.44%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.76%) LAN
1 4 (9.76%) NAS
1 4 (9.76%) SAN
1 4 (9.76%) WAN
2 2 (4.88%) NGN
3 1 (2.44%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (19.51%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.32%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (7.32%) NoSQL
2 3 (7.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (4.88%) Apache Hive
3 2 (4.88%) Big Data
3 2 (4.88%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.44%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (2.44%) Impala
4 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Power View
4 1 (2.44%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.44%) Neo4j
4 1 (2.44%) Parquet
4 1 (2.44%) Power BI
4 1 (2.44%) PowerPivot
4 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.44%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 3 (7.32%) Git (software)
1 3 (7.32%) JIRA
1 3 (7.32%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (4.88%) Gradle
2 2 (4.88%) Jenkins
2 2 (4.88%) Selenium
2 2 (4.88%) Subversion
3 1 (2.44%) JUnit
3 1 (2.44%) SoapUI
3 1 (2.44%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.44%) WebDriver
General
1 10 (24.39%) Finance
2 4 (9.76%) Legal
2 4 (9.76%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.88%) French Language
4 1 (2.44%) General Ledger
4 1 (2.44%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (26.83%) Project Manager
2 10 (24.39%) Developer
3 6 (14.63%) Analyst
4 3 (7.32%) .NET Developer
4 3 (7.32%) Architect
4 3 (7.32%) ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (7.32%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 3 (7.32%) Business Analyst
4 3 (7.32%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (7.32%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (7.32%) C# Developer
4 3 (7.32%) IT Manager
4 3 (7.32%) IT Project Manager
4 3 (7.32%) Java Developer
4 3 (7.32%) Scrum Master
4 3 (7.32%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (7.32%) Test Analyst
5 2 (4.88%) Head of Development
5 2 (4.88%) Head of Software Development
5 2 (4.88%) Project Change Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (24.39%) .NET
2 8 (19.51%) Web Services
3 7 (17.07%) REST
4 6 (14.63%) ASP.NET
4 6 (14.63%) ASP.NET MVC
4 6 (14.63%) jQuery
5 4 (9.76%) ASP.NET Web API
5 4 (9.76%) CSS
5 4 (9.76%) RESTful
5 4 (9.76%) Spring
6 3 (7.32%) .NET Framework
6 3 (7.32%) Ajax
6 3 (7.32%) AngularJS
6 3 (7.32%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 3 (7.32%) HTML
6 3 (7.32%) HTML5
6 3 (7.32%) JSON
6 3 (7.32%) KnockoutJS
6 3 (7.32%) XML
7 2 (4.88%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.76%) Data Centre
1 4 (9.76%) N-Tier
2 3 (7.32%) User Experience
3 2 (4.88%) Clustering
3 2 (4.88%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.88%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (4.88%) Public Cloud
4 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.44%) DataPower
4 1 (2.44%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.44%) Reference Data
4 1 (2.44%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.88%) Unix
1 2 (4.88%) Windows
1 2 (4.88%) Windows Server
2 1 (2.44%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (29.27%) Scrum
2 8 (19.51%) TDD
3 7 (17.07%) Analytics
3 7 (17.07%) MVC
3 7 (17.07%) Project Management
4 6 (14.63%) Waterfall
5 5 (12.20%) Migration
6 4 (9.76%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (9.76%) Release Management
6 4 (9.76%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (9.76%) Test Strategy
7 3 (7.32%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (7.32%) Domain Models
7 3 (7.32%) Mentoring
7 3 (7.32%) Re-Platforming
7 3 (7.32%) Risk Analysis
7 3 (7.32%) SDLC
7 3 (7.32%) SOA
7 3 (7.32%) Test Automation
7 3 (7.32%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 8 (19.51%) JavaScript
2 7 (17.07%) C#
3 4 (9.76%) Java
3 4 (9.76%) SQL
4 3 (7.32%) PHP
5 2 (4.88%) Python
5 2 (4.88%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.44%) ES6
6 1 (2.44%) Groovy
6 1 (2.44%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.44%) VB
6 1 (2.44%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.44%) VB6
Qualifications
1 5 (12.20%) Degree
2 2 (4.88%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (4.88%) ISEB
2 2 (4.88%) MCP
2 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.44%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.44%) MCSD
3 1 (2.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (2.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (17.07%) QA
2 3 (7.32%) PMO
3 1 (2.44%) OASIS TOSCA
3 1 (2.44%) PMBOK
System Software
1 2 (4.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.44%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (2.44%) Hadoop YARN
2 1 (2.44%) Kubernetes
2 1 (2.44%) Oozie
Vendors
1 12 (29.27%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.32%) CheckPoint
3 2 (4.88%) Citrix
3 2 (4.88%) VMware
4 1 (2.44%) Adobe
4 1 (2.44%) BroadSoft
4 1 (2.44%) Cloudera
4 1 (2.44%) Google
4 1 (2.44%) IBM
4 1 (2.44%) Oracle
4 1 (2.44%) Planview