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 3 months to 26 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Agile Software Development
East of England / Suffolk
Rank 6 2 9
Rank change year-on-year -4 +7  
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 25 47 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 14.20% 25.13% 10.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 17.48% 31.54% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 29 14
Median daily rate £375 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% +3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £350 £358
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £510 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +5.00% +3.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £12.10 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.25 £36.13
% change year-on-year +0.59% +16.95%  

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 Suffolk with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Suffolk
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 143 149 147
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Suffolk 81.25% 79.68% 75.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 97 93
Median daily rate £400 £425 £468
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% -9.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £539 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 4
Median hourly rate £26.30 £22.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.88% +50.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £17.25 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £22.50 £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

Agile Software Development
Job Vacancy Trend in Suffolk

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Suffolk 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 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 3 months to 26 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 26 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Ipswich -3 20 £375 -11.76% 11
Bury St Edmunds +1 2 £375 -6.83% 2
Stowmarket - 1 £275 -
Agile Software Development
East of England

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 26 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 Suffolk region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 22 (32.84%) Java
2 20 (29.85%) jQuery
3 19 (28.36%) AngularJS
4 18 (26.87%) JavaScript
5 17 (25.37%) C#
6 16 (23.88%) MVC
7 15 (22.39%) TDD
7 15 (22.39%) SQL Server
8 14 (20.90%) SQL
8 14 (20.90%) Web Services
9 13 (19.40%) Finance
9 13 (19.40%) Team Foundation Server
10 12 (17.91%) .NET
11 11 (16.42%) HTML
11 11 (16.42%) CSS
11 11 (16.42%) Hibernate
11 11 (16.42%) Spring
11 11 (16.42%) Waterfall
12 10 (14.93%) Relational Database
12 10 (14.93%) Release Management
12 10 (14.93%) Ajax
12 10 (14.93%) Continuous Deployment
13 9 (13.43%) Scrum
13 9 (13.43%) Continuous Integration
13 9 (13.43%) HTML5
14 8 (11.94%) Entity Framework
14 8 (11.94%) RESTful
14 8 (11.94%) LINQ
14 8 (11.94%) .NET Framework
14 8 (11.94%) Software Engineering

Agile Software Development
Top Related 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 5 (7.46%) IIS
2 4 (5.97%) Oracle Spatial
3 3 (4.48%) JBoss
3 3 (4.48%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.99%) WebLogic
4 2 (2.99%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.49%) Apache Pig
5 1 (1.49%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (2.99%) MS Excel
1 2 (2.99%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.49%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.49%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (22.39%) SQL Server
2 10 (14.93%) Relational Database
3 3 (4.48%) NoSQL
3 3 (4.48%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.49%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (1.49%) Apache Hive
4 1 (1.49%) Big Data
4 1 (1.49%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.49%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.49%) Neo4j
4 1 (1.49%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.49%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (19.40%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (7.46%) Eclipse
2 5 (7.46%) MSBuild
2 5 (7.46%) Visual Studio Team System
3 4 (5.97%) Git (software)
4 3 (4.48%) JUnit
5 2 (2.99%) EasyMock
5 2 (2.99%) Maven
5 2 (2.99%) Subversion
6 1 (1.49%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.49%) Hudson
6 1 (1.49%) Jasmine
6 1 (1.49%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.49%) JIRA
6 1 (1.49%) Karma Test Runner
6 1 (1.49%) Protractor
6 1 (1.49%) Selenium
6 1 (1.49%) Spock
General
1 13 (19.40%) Finance
2 4 (5.97%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.99%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.99%) Marketing
3 2 (2.99%) Retail
4 1 (1.49%) Billing
Job Titles
1 36 (53.73%) Developer
2 16 (23.88%) Java Developer
3 10 (14.93%) C# Developer
4 9 (13.43%) .NET Developer
5 7 (10.45%) Project Manager
6 6 (8.96%) Analyst
6 6 (8.96%) Angular Developer
6 6 (8.96%) Release Manager
7 5 (7.46%) Agile Developer
7 5 (7.46%) Agile Java Developer
7 5 (7.46%) C# .NET Developer
7 5 (7.46%) Senior Developer
7 5 (7.46%) Senior Java Developer
8 4 (5.97%) Architect
8 4 (5.97%) Business Analyst
8 4 (5.97%) C# Web Developer
8 4 (5.97%) SQL Developer
8 4 (5.97%) UI Developer
8 4 (5.97%) Web Developer
8 4 (5.97%) Web UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (29.85%) jQuery
2 19 (28.36%) AngularJS
3 14 (20.90%) Web Services
4 12 (17.91%) .NET
5 11 (16.42%) CSS
5 11 (16.42%) Hibernate
5 11 (16.42%) HTML
5 11 (16.42%) Spring
6 10 (14.93%) Ajax
7 9 (13.43%) HTML5
8 8 (11.94%) .NET Framework
8 8 (11.94%) Entity Framework
8 8 (11.94%) LINQ
8 8 (11.94%) RESTful
9 7 (10.45%) ASP.NET
9 7 (10.45%) D3.js
9 7 (10.45%) JDBC
9 7 (10.45%) NHibernate
10 6 (8.96%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 6 (8.96%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.45%) Client/Server
2 6 (8.96%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.48%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.49%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.49%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.49%) DataPower
4 1 (1.49%) IPTV
4 1 (1.49%) Reinsurance
4 1 (1.49%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.49%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (23.88%) MVC
2 15 (22.39%) TDD
3 11 (16.42%) Waterfall
4 10 (14.93%) Continuous Deployment
4 10 (14.93%) Release Management
5 9 (13.43%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (13.43%) Scrum
6 8 (11.94%) Project Management
6 8 (11.94%) Software Engineering
7 7 (10.45%) OO
7 7 (10.45%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (8.96%) PRINCE2
9 5 (7.46%) DevOps
9 5 (7.46%) SDLC
9 5 (7.46%) Test Strategy
9 5 (7.46%) Workflow
10 4 (5.97%) Business Analysis
10 4 (5.97%) Migration
10 4 (5.97%) Test Scripting
10 4 (5.97%) UML
Programming Languages
1 22 (32.84%) Java
2 18 (26.87%) JavaScript
3 17 (25.37%) C#
4 14 (20.90%) SQL
5 6 (8.96%) PowerShell
6 5 (7.46%) T-SQL
7 4 (5.97%) Groovy
8 3 (4.48%) PL/SQL
9 2 (2.99%) Scala
10 1 (1.49%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (2.99%) Degree
1 2 (2.99%) ISEB
2 1 (1.49%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (1.49%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.49%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.49%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.46%) QA
2 2 (2.99%) PMO
3 1 (1.49%) PMBOK
Systems Management
1 3 (4.48%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (10.45%) Oracle
2 6 (8.96%) Microsoft
3 4 (5.97%) Telerik
4 3 (4.48%) HP
5 2 (2.99%) Planview
6 1 (1.49%) Casewise