Period
to 22 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Surrey 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 September 2018 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
South East > Surrey
6 months to
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1 2 1
Rank change year-on-year +1 -1 +3
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 962 599 504
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 29.35% 22.64% 20.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 33.26% 26.41% 24.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 789 492 358
Surrey median daily rate £500 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% - +12.50%
10th Percentile £375 £326 £319
90th Percentile £600 £566 £593
South East median daily rate £450 £440 £425
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 8 6
Surrey median hourly rate £51.00 £46.25 £41.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.27% +12.12% +26.92%
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £45.00

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 Surrey with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Surrey
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2,892 2,268 2,079
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 88.22% 85.71% 85.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,036 1,599 1,425
Surrey median daily rate £475 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £315 £300 £263
90th Percentile £600 £575 £575
South East median daily rate £435 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +4.82% +3.75% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 60 87
Surrey median hourly rate £27.00 £25.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.00% -9.09% -18.52%
10th Percentile £12.35 £14.00 £12.85
90th Percentile £51.00 £47.50 £46.75
South East median hourly rate £25.01 £20.50 £22.75
% change year-on-year +21.98% -9.89% +0.38%

Agile Software Development
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

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

Job vacancy trend for Agile Software Development in Surrey

Agile Software Development
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Agile Software Development in Surrey

Agile Software Development
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Agile Software Development in Surrey over the 6 months to 22 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Agile Software Development in Surrey

Agile Software Development
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Agile Software Development in Surrey

Agile Software Development
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Surrey

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Agile Software Development in Surrey over the 6 months to 22 September 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Agile Software Development in Surrey

Agile Software Development
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

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 Surrey region over the 6 months to 22 September 2018. 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
Reigate 0 174 £475 +3.26% 27
Guildford 0 107 £500 +14.29% 58
Staines -1 97 £500 +8.11% 7
Sunbury-on-Thames 0 86 £538 +22.16% 1
Redhill +15 64 £513 +7.89% 7
Weybridge - 46 £575 - 3
Leatherhead 0 33 £400 - 14
Camberley +1 21 £575 +10.58% 9
Woking +2 18 £406 +11.30% 22
Epsom +16 17 £350 -33.33% 3
Farnham -3 11 £388 +3.33% 3
Chertsey +5 6 £425 -10.53% 4
Dorking 0 4 £531 +37.10%
Egham -4 3 £425 +6.25% 5
Godalming -2 1 - - 6
Cobham -4 1 £325 -13.33%
Caterham - 1 £425 -
Godstone - 1 £475 -
Tadworth - 1 £525 - 1
Windlesham - 1 - -
Agile Software Development
South East

For the 6 months to 22 September 2018, 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 Surrey region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 385 (40.02%) Scrum
2 320 (33.26%) Finance
3 245 (25.47%) TDD
4 223 (23.18%) Java
5 211 (21.93%) JavaScript
6 193 (20.06%) Test Automation
7 159 (16.53%) AngularJS
8 157 (16.32%) Project Management
9 151 (15.70%) C#
10 149 (15.49%) BDD
11 142 (14.76%) .NET
11 142 (14.76%) CSS
12 138 (14.35%) HTML
13 136 (14.14%) RESTful
14 130 (13.51%) SQL
15 129 (13.41%) Spring
15 129 (13.41%) Continuous Integration
16 120 (12.47%) Amazon AWS
17 118 (12.27%) Jenkins
18 116 (12.06%) Microsoft Azure
19 112 (11.64%) Git (software)
19 112 (11.64%) Microservices
20 107 (11.12%) Linux
21 104 (10.81%) SDLC
22 101 (10.50%) DevOps
23 100 (10.40%) Microsoft
24 94 (9.77%) Kanban
25 92 (9.56%) SQL Server
26 91 (9.46%) Degree
26 91 (9.46%) JIRA

Agile Software Development
Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey 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 51 (5.30%) Apache Spark
2 50 (5.20%) Apache
3 40 (4.16%) Confluence
4 26 (2.70%) Cloud Foundry
5 22 (2.29%) Elasticsearch
6 20 (2.08%) Tomcat
7 18 (1.87%) CMS
8 17 (1.77%) GemFire
9 15 (1.56%) SharePoint
10 13 (1.35%) IIS
11 8 (0.83%) JBoss
11 8 (0.83%) SAS
11 8 (0.83%) WebLogic
12 7 (0.73%) EPiServer
13 3 (0.31%) BizTalk Server
13 3 (0.31%) NServiceBus
14 2 (0.21%) Jetty
14 2 (0.21%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 1 (0.10%) Umbraco
15 1 (0.10%) WordPress
Applications
1 28 (2.91%) Microsoft Excel
2 25 (2.60%) Microsoft Office
3 18 (1.87%) InVision
4 14 (1.46%) Microsoft Project
5 13 (1.35%) MS Visio
6 12 (1.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 7 (0.73%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.31%) SAP HR
2 3 (0.31%) SAP IS-U
3 2 (0.21%) Exstream
3 2 (0.21%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 2 (0.21%) SAP CO
3 2 (0.21%) SAP ERP
3 2 (0.21%) SAP FI
3 2 (0.21%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.21%) SAP S/4HANA
4 1 (0.10%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.10%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.10%) Magento
4 1 (0.10%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.10%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.10%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.10%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.10%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 120 (12.47%) Amazon AWS
2 116 (12.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 32 (3.33%) Serverless
4 24 (2.49%) SaaS
5 17 (1.77%) Office 365
6 16 (1.66%) GitHub
7 14 (1.46%) PaaS
8 13 (1.35%) BrowserStack
9 11 (1.14%) Azure Data Factory
10 10 (1.04%) Azure Functions
10 10 (1.04%) Cloud Computing
11 7 (0.73%) Dynamics 365
11 7 (0.73%) Yammer
12 6 (0.62%) Adobe Analytics
12 6 (0.62%) Google Analytics
12 6 (0.62%) Lucidchart
13 5 (0.52%) Google Cloud Platform
13 5 (0.52%) Salesforce Service Cloud
14 4 (0.42%) AWS CloudFormation
14 4 (0.42%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 15 (1.56%) HTTP
1 15 (1.56%) Internet
2 9 (0.94%) LAN
2 9 (0.94%) TCP/IP
2 9 (0.94%) WAN
3 7 (0.73%) DNS
3 7 (0.73%) DSL
4 6 (0.62%) DHCP
4 6 (0.62%) L2TP
4 6 (0.62%) MPLS
5 5 (0.52%) Remote Desktop
5 5 (0.52%) SAN
6 3 (0.31%) Firewall
6 3 (0.31%) SSL
7 2 (0.21%) Ethernet
7 2 (0.21%) SMS
8 1 (0.10%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (0.10%) Network Security
8 1 (0.10%) SSH
8 1 (0.10%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 92 (9.56%) SQL Server
2 72 (7.48%) Big Data
3 70 (7.28%) Hadoop
4 46 (4.78%) Relational Database
5 32 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
5 32 (3.33%) NoSQL
6 25 (2.60%) PostgreSQL
7 22 (2.29%) HBase
8 19 (1.98%) MongoDB
8 19 (1.98%) Power BI
9 15 (1.56%) Oracle Database
9 15 (1.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 13 (1.35%) SQL Server 2008
11 12 (1.25%) Azure SQL Database
11 12 (1.25%) MySQL
11 12 (1.25%) SQL Server 2012
12 11 (1.14%) Apache Hive
13 10 (1.04%) Data Lake
14 9 (0.94%) Cosmos DB
14 9 (0.94%) Redis
Development Applications
1 118 (12.27%) Jenkins
2 112 (11.64%) Git (software)
3 91 (9.46%) JIRA
4 49 (5.09%) Maven
5 44 (4.57%) Visual Studio
6 43 (4.47%) Team Foundation Server
7 40 (4.16%) Cucumber
8 39 (4.05%) Selenium
9 27 (2.81%) Subversion
10 24 (2.49%) Axure RP
11 23 (2.39%) Visual Studio Team System
12 21 (2.18%) Protractor
13 20 (2.08%) SoapUI
13 20 (2.08%) SpecFlow
14 18 (1.87%) TeamCity
15 17 (1.77%) JMeter
16 15 (1.56%) JUnit
16 15 (1.56%) Mocha
16 15 (1.56%) WebDriver
17 13 (1.35%) Gerrit
General
1 320 (33.26%) Finance
2 59 (6.13%) Retail
3 36 (3.74%) Banking
4 31 (3.22%) Marketing
5 7 (0.73%) Legal
6 5 (0.52%) Advertising
6 5 (0.52%) Back Office
7 4 (0.42%) Games
7 4 (0.42%) Law
7 4 (0.42%) Telecoms
8 3 (0.31%) Automotive
8 3 (0.31%) Investment Banking
8 3 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.21%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.10%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.10%) Electronics
10 1 (0.10%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.10%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 339 (35.24%) Developer
2 124 (12.89%) Java Developer
3 113 (11.75%) Analyst
4 96 (9.98%) Project Manager
5 66 (6.86%) .NET Developer
6 59 (6.13%) Business Analyst
7 53 (5.51%) Software Engineer
8 45 (4.68%) Angular Developer
8 45 (4.68%) Architect
9 42 (4.37%) Lead Developer
10 41 (4.26%) Delivery Manager
11 38 (3.95%) Scrum Master
11 38 (3.95%) Senior Developer
12 36 (3.74%) C# Developer
12 36 (3.74%) Full Stack Developer
13 35 (3.64%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 32 (3.33%) Test Analyst
15 31 (3.22%) Lead Java Developer
16 27 (2.81%) Designer
17 26 (2.70%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 159 (16.53%) AngularJS
2 142 (14.76%) .NET
2 142 (14.76%) CSS
3 138 (14.35%) HTML
4 136 (14.14%) RESTful
5 129 (13.41%) Spring
6 88 (9.15%) jQuery
7 85 (8.84%) REST
8 82 (8.52%) React
8 82 (8.52%) Spring Boot
9 79 (8.21%) JSON
10 68 (7.07%) Node.js
11 64 (6.65%) HTML5
11 64 (6.65%) Kafka
12 63 (6.55%) ASP.NET
13 62 (6.44%) Web Services
14 55 (5.72%) RabbitMQ
15 53 (5.51%) .NET Framework
16 50 (5.20%) Middleware
17 46 (4.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 72 (7.48%) Analytical Skills
2 68 (7.07%) User Experience
3 60 (6.24%) Greenfield Project
4 37 (3.85%) Computer Science
5 34 (3.53%) Mobile App
6 27 (2.81%) Virtual Team
7 24 (2.49%) Enterprise Software
8 15 (1.56%) Algorithms
8 15 (1.56%) Management Information System
9 14 (1.46%) Public Cloud
9 14 (1.46%) Self-Motivation
10 13 (1.35%) Data Centre
11 12 (1.25%) Data Structures
11 12 (1.25%) Smart Meter
12 11 (1.14%) Fintech
13 8 (0.83%) Smart Home
14 6 (0.62%) Blog
14 6 (0.62%) Linux Command Line
14 6 (0.62%) PMI
14 6 (0.62%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 107 (11.12%) Linux
2 62 (6.44%) Unix
3 37 (3.85%) Windows
4 23 (2.39%) Android
5 22 (2.29%) Apple iOS
6 10 (1.04%) Embedded Linux
7 5 (0.52%) Solaris
8 4 (0.42%) CoreOS
8 4 (0.42%) Ubuntu
9 3 (0.31%) CentOS
9 3 (0.31%) Oracle Linux
9 3 (0.31%) Windows 10
10 2 (0.21%) Mac OS
10 2 (0.21%) Windows Server
10 2 (0.21%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.10%) AIX
11 1 (0.10%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 385 (40.02%) Scrum
2 245 (25.47%) TDD
3 193 (20.06%) Test Automation
4 157 (16.32%) Project Management
5 149 (15.49%) BDD
6 129 (13.41%) Continuous Integration
7 112 (11.64%) Microservices
8 104 (10.81%) SDLC
9 101 (10.50%) DevOps
10 94 (9.77%) Kanban
11 91 (9.46%) Waterfall
12 89 (9.25%) Software Engineering
13 82 (8.52%) OO
14 79 (8.21%) Unit Testing
15 78 (8.11%) E-Commerce
16 75 (7.80%) Problem-Solving
17 72 (7.48%) Stakeholder Management
18 66 (6.86%) MVC
19 59 (6.13%) PRINCE2
20 57 (5.93%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 223 (23.18%) Java
2 211 (21.93%) JavaScript
3 151 (15.70%) C#
4 130 (13.51%) SQL
5 57 (5.93%) Java 8
6 49 (5.09%) Python
7 27 (2.81%) C++
8 23 (2.39%) Ruby
8 23 (2.39%) TypeScript
9 22 (2.29%) T-SQL
10 18 (1.87%) ES6
11 15 (1.56%) PowerShell
12 14 (1.46%) Shell Script
13 13 (1.35%) PL/SQL
14 11 (1.14%) Bash Shell
14 11 (1.14%) Perl
15 10 (1.04%) Groovy
16 8 (0.83%) C
17 7 (0.73%) Objective-C
17 7 (0.73%) PHP
Qualifications
1 91 (9.46%) Degree
2 74 (7.69%) Security Cleared
3 60 (6.24%) SC Cleared
4 23 (2.39%) ISTQB
5 16 (1.66%) ISEB
5 16 (1.66%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 16 (1.66%) PMP
6 12 (1.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 9 (0.94%) BPSS Clearance
8 8 (0.83%) Computer Science Degree
8 8 (0.83%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 7 (0.73%) APMG
9 7 (0.73%) PMI Certification
10 6 (0.62%) BC Cleared
10 6 (0.62%) Numerate Degree
11 4 (0.42%) CISM
11 4 (0.42%) CISSP
11 4 (0.42%) IISP
11 4 (0.42%) ISEB Practitioner
11 4 (0.42%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (7.07%) QA
2 32 (3.33%) PMO
3 17 (1.77%) Data Quality
4 14 (1.46%) GDPR
5 6 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (0.62%) PCI DSS
6 5 (0.52%) SLA
7 4 (0.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 3 (0.31%) ISAE 3402
8 3 (0.31%) ISO 22301
8 3 (0.31%) ISO 31000
8 3 (0.31%) ISO 9000
8 3 (0.31%) ISO 9001
8 3 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27005
9 2 (0.21%) COBIT
9 2 (0.21%) WCAG
10 1 (0.10%) GAMP
10 1 (0.10%) GxP
System Software
1 89 (9.25%) Docker
2 42 (4.37%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 23 (2.39%) HDFS
4 15 (1.56%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.10%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 36 (3.74%) Hadoop YARN
2 25 (2.60%) Puppet
3 24 (2.49%) Opscode Chef
4 23 (2.39%) Ansible
5 18 (1.87%) Kubernetes
6 9 (0.94%) HP Quality Center
7 8 (0.83%) Nagios
8 5 (0.52%) HP ALM
9 4 (0.42%) Mesos
9 4 (0.42%) Terraform
10 3 (0.31%) Grafana
10 3 (0.31%) Graphite
10 3 (0.31%) Nessus
10 3 (0.31%) Trend Micro Deep Security
11 2 (0.21%) Cobbler
11 2 (0.21%) logstash
11 2 (0.21%) Oozie
11 2 (0.21%) Salt
11 2 (0.21%) Single Sign-On
11 2 (0.21%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 100 (10.40%) Microsoft
2 53 (5.51%) Oracle
3 30 (3.12%) SAP
4 25 (2.60%) Salesforce.com
5 20 (2.08%) Workday
6 13 (1.35%) Cloudera
7 10 (1.04%) Atlassian
7 10 (1.04%) Citrix
8 9 (0.94%) HP
8 9 (0.94%) OpenText
8 9 (0.94%) ServiceNow
9 8 (0.83%) ArcSight
10 7 (0.73%) Splunk
10 7 (0.73%) VMware
11 6 (0.62%) ClickTale
11 6 (0.62%) Remedy
12 5 (0.52%) Google
12 5 (0.52%) IBM
12 5 (0.52%) NetApp
12 5 (0.52%) Nimble Storage