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 28 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
East of England / Suffolk
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 13 2 2
Rank change year-on-year -11 0  
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 12 59 52
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 9.52% 22.87% 24.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.88% 27.70% 29.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 33 43
Median daily rate £325 £475 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -31.57% +18.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £313 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £535 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £388
% change year-on-year - +9.67%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £43.25 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.88 £42.25 £37.45
% change year-on-year +1.47% +12.81%  

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 101 213 174
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Suffolk 80.16% 82.56% 82.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 208 425 458
Median daily rate £413 £480 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.06% +20.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £294 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 0 14
Median hourly rate £43.25 - £16.25
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.25 - £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.88 - £19.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

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 3 months to 28 June 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 3 months to 28 June 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 -8 7 £400 -15.78% 9
Bury St Edmunds +1 3 £285 -40.62% 2
Newmarket - 1 £310 -
Agile Software Development
East of England

For the 6 months to 28 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 Suffolk region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 12 (35.29%) C#
2 11 (32.35%) Scrum
3 10 (29.41%) Finance
4 9 (26.47%) MVC
4 9 (26.47%) SQL
4 9 (26.47%) Waterfall
5 8 (23.53%) TDD
6 7 (20.59%) WCF
6 7 (20.59%) .NET
6 7 (20.59%) PRINCE2
6 7 (20.59%) Project Management
6 7 (20.59%) AngularJS
6 7 (20.59%) Test Automation
7 6 (17.65%) Test Strategy
7 6 (17.65%) Microsoft
7 6 (17.65%) JavaScript
8 5 (14.71%) NHibernate
8 5 (14.71%) QA
8 5 (14.71%) DevOps
9 4 (11.76%) Angular 2
9 4 (11.76%) Continuous Deployment
9 4 (11.76%) Release Management
9 4 (11.76%) Test Scripting
9 4 (11.76%) jQuery
9 4 (11.76%) Kendo UI
9 4 (11.76%) Business Analysis
9 4 (11.76%) Telerik
9 4 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (11.76%) SQL Server
10 3 (8.82%) Web Services

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 (8.82%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.88%) IIS
3 1 (2.94%) Apache
3 1 (2.94%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.94%) Firewall
1 1 (2.94%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.94%) MySQL
2 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 3 (8.82%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (8.82%) Visual Studio
2 2 (5.88%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.88%) GoogleTest
2 2 (5.88%) JIRA
2 2 (5.88%) MSTest
2 2 (5.88%) Rational Rhapsody
3 1 (2.94%) Cucumber
3 1 (2.94%) Hudson
3 1 (2.94%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.94%) JUnit
3 1 (2.94%) Selenium
3 1 (2.94%) SoapUI
3 1 (2.94%) Spock
3 1 (2.94%) Subversion
General
1 10 (29.41%) Finance
2 2 (5.88%) Billing
3 1 (2.94%) Marketing
3 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (35.29%) Developer
2 7 (20.59%) C# Developer
3 5 (14.71%) Analyst
3 5 (14.71%) Project Manager
3 5 (14.71%) UI Developer
4 4 (11.76%) Angular Developer
4 4 (11.76%) C# Web Developer
4 4 (11.76%) Web Developer
4 4 (11.76%) Web UI Developer
5 3 (8.82%) .NET Developer
5 3 (8.82%) Business Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) Tester
6 2 (5.88%) ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Business Change Manager
6 2 (5.88%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Senior Manager
6 2 (5.88%) Senior PMO
6 2 (5.88%) Service Management Manager
6 2 (5.88%) Software Test Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (20.59%) .NET
1 7 (20.59%) AngularJS
1 7 (20.59%) WCF
2 5 (14.71%) NHibernate
3 4 (11.76%) Angular 2
3 4 (11.76%) jQuery
3 4 (11.76%) Kendo UI
4 3 (8.82%) .NET Framework
4 3 (8.82%) ASP.NET
4 3 (8.82%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (8.82%) CSS
4 3 (8.82%) HTML
4 3 (8.82%) JSON
4 3 (8.82%) Web Services
4 3 (8.82%) WPF
5 2 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 2 (5.88%) Entity Framework
5 2 (5.88%) HTML5
5 2 (5.88%) LINQ
5 2 (5.88%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.88%) Greenfield Project
1 2 (5.88%) N-Tier
2 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.94%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.94%) IPTV
2 1 (2.94%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.94%) Smart Meter
2 1 (2.94%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.88%) Windows
2 1 (2.94%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (32.35%) Scrum
2 9 (26.47%) MVC
2 9 (26.47%) Waterfall
3 8 (23.53%) TDD
4 7 (20.59%) PRINCE2
4 7 (20.59%) Project Management
4 7 (20.59%) Test Automation
5 6 (17.65%) Test Strategy
6 5 (14.71%) DevOps
7 4 (11.76%) Business Analysis
7 4 (11.76%) Continuous Deployment
7 4 (11.76%) Release Management
7 4 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (11.76%) Test Scripting
8 3 (8.82%) ITIL
8 3 (8.82%) Time Management
8 3 (8.82%) Workflow
9 2 (5.88%) Kanban
9 2 (5.88%) Programme Management
9 2 (5.88%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (35.29%) C#
2 9 (26.47%) SQL
3 6 (17.65%) JavaScript
4 3 (8.82%) T-SQL
5 2 (5.88%) C++
5 2 (5.88%) Python
6 1 (2.94%) Java
6 1 (2.94%) PHP
6 1 (2.94%) VB
6 1 (2.94%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.94%) VB6
Qualifications
1 3 (8.82%) ISEB
1 3 (8.82%) SC Cleared
1 3 (8.82%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.88%) Degree
2 2 (5.88%) ISTQB
2 2 (5.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.94%) CISA
3 1 (2.94%) CISM
3 1 (2.94%) MCP
3 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (14.71%) QA
2 2 (5.88%) PMBOK
2 2 (5.88%) PMO
3 1 (2.94%) GDPR
3 1 (2.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.94%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (2.94%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (5.88%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.94%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 6 (17.65%) Microsoft
2 4 (11.76%) Telerik
3 2 (5.88%) Google
3 2 (5.88%) HP
3 2 (5.88%) IBM
3 2 (5.88%) Planview
4 1 (2.94%) CheckPoint
4 1 (2.94%) McAfee
4 1 (2.94%) Palo Alto
4 1 (2.94%) Zend