Period
to 21 April 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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1 2 4
Rank change year-on-year +1 +2 +2
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 837 514 487
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 28.47% 22.74% 19.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 33.11% 27.15% 23.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 710 396 338
Surrey median daily rate £488 £440 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.80% +3.53% +6.25%
10th Percentile £375 £320 £335
90th Percentile £588 £588 £550
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 19
Surrey median hourly rate £45.00 £48.00 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +1.05% -72.86%
10th Percentile £37.63 £28.50 £40.00
90th Percentile £48.25 £50.10 £54.15
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £44.25 £47.50
% change year-on-year +1.69% -6.84% +26.67%

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 2,528 1,893 2,104
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 85.99% 83.76% 82.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,787 1,218 1,408
Surrey median daily rate £475 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% - +11.84%
10th Percentile £313 £278 £268
90th Percentile £588 £575 £575
South East median daily rate £430 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +3.61% +3.75% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 67 127
Surrey median hourly rate £27.00 £27.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.82% -31.25% +3.23%
10th Percentile £10.25 £13.65 £13.31
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.50 £53.75
South East median hourly rate £21.50 £22.52 £27.50
% change year-on-year -4.53% -18.11% +27.43%

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 21 April 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 21 April 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 21 April 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 -1 165 £475 +15.15% 10
Staines -1 99 £488 -2.50% 10
Sunbury-on-Thames +5 98 £505 -10.22% 3
Weybridge - 66 £475 - 2
Guildford +1 57 £500 +11.11% 33
Redhill +11 44 £488 +8.33% 4
Camberley -2 21 £540 -1.82% 10
Leatherhead -7 17 £425 -1.16% 7
Farnham +7 13 £400 +33.33% 4
Egham +2 8 £450 +5.88% 6
Cobham +3 6 £381 -3.17% 1
Epsom +11 5 £350 -17.65% 6
Woking -12 5 £413 -7.82% 17
Dorking +3 2 £469 +7.14% 5
Chertsey -2 2 £430 +1.18% 6
Caterham +4 1 £525 -19.29% 1
Godalming - 1 - - 4
Oxted - 1 £375 -
Tadworth - 1 £513 -
Windlesham - 1 - -
Agile Software Development
South East

For the 6 months to 21 April 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.

1 361 (43.13%) Scrum
2 270 (32.26%) Finance
3 211 (25.21%) JavaScript
4 199 (23.78%) Test Automation
5 193 (23.06%) TDD
6 191 (22.82%) Java
7 155 (18.52%) HTML
8 150 (17.92%) CSS
9 145 (17.32%) BDD
10 141 (16.85%) Jenkins
11 136 (16.25%) RESTful
12 130 (15.53%) AngularJS
13 122 (14.58%) SDLC
14 121 (14.46%) C#
15 120 (14.34%) DevOps
16 118 (14.10%) Git (software)
17 112 (13.38%) Continuous Integration
18 107 (12.78%) React
19 106 (12.66%) SQL
20 101 (12.07%) jQuery
21 96 (11.47%) .NET
21 96 (11.47%) Project Management
22 95 (11.35%) E-Commerce
23 93 (11.11%) Web Services
24 92 (10.99%) Spring
25 91 (10.87%) Node.js
26 87 (10.39%) Kanban
26 87 (10.39%) Amazon AWS
26 87 (10.39%) User Experience
27 84 (10.04%) 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 46 (5.50%) Confluence
2 32 (3.82%) Apache
3 24 (2.87%) Apache Spark
4 23 (2.75%) Cloud Foundry
5 13 (1.55%) GemFire
6 11 (1.31%) CMS
7 9 (1.08%) Tomcat
8 7 (0.84%) Mule
9 6 (0.72%) Elasticsearch
9 6 (0.72%) JBoss
10 5 (0.60%) IIS
11 4 (0.48%) Drupal
11 4 (0.48%) WebLogic
11 4 (0.48%) WordPress
12 3 (0.36%) Mule ESB
12 3 (0.36%) SAS
13 1 (0.12%) Apache Pig
13 1 (0.12%) nginx
13 1 (0.12%) NServiceBus
13 1 (0.12%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 26 (3.11%) Microsoft Office
2 20 (2.39%) Microsoft Excel
3 11 (1.31%) MS Visio
4 9 (1.08%) Photoshop
5 8 (0.96%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 5 (0.60%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 5 (0.60%) InDesign
7 3 (0.36%) Microsoft Project
7 3 (0.36%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 6 (0.72%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.48%) Magento
3 3 (0.36%) Distributed Ledger
3 3 (0.36%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (0.36%) RMDS
4 2 (0.24%) SAP ERP
4 2 (0.24%) SAP IS-U
5 1 (0.12%) BusinessWorks
5 1 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.12%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.12%) SAP APO
5 1 (0.12%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.12%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.12%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.12%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 87 (10.39%) Amazon AWS
2 69 (8.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 50 (5.97%) Serverless
4 23 (2.75%) GitHub
5 12 (1.43%) PaaS
6 11 (1.31%) npm
7 8 (0.96%) Force.com
8 7 (0.84%) Office 365
8 7 (0.84%) SaaS
9 6 (0.72%) Amazon SQS
9 6 (0.72%) Google Analytics
9 6 (0.72%) OpenShift
10 5 (0.60%) Adobe Analytics
10 5 (0.60%) Sauce Labs
11 4 (0.48%) BrowserStack
11 4 (0.48%) Yammer
12 3 (0.36%) Firebase
12 3 (0.36%) Heroku
12 3 (0.36%) IaaS
12 3 (0.36%) Lucidchart
Communications & Networking
1 8 (0.96%) HTTP
1 8 (0.96%) Internet
1 8 (0.96%) TCP/IP
2 5 (0.60%) SMS
3 3 (0.36%) DNS
3 3 (0.36%) Firewall
3 3 (0.36%) Multicast
4 2 (0.24%) DHCP
4 2 (0.24%) DSL
4 2 (0.24%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 2 (0.24%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (0.12%) CTI
5 1 (0.12%) FTP
5 1 (0.12%) LAN
5 1 (0.12%) MPLS
5 1 (0.12%) Software-Defined Networking
5 1 (0.12%) SSL
5 1 (0.12%) WAN
5 1 (0.12%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.12%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (8.60%) Relational Database
2 65 (7.77%) SQL Server
3 53 (6.33%) Big Data
4 40 (4.78%) PostgreSQL
5 37 (4.42%) MongoDB
6 32 (3.82%) Hadoop
7 30 (3.58%) Oracle Database
8 24 (2.87%) Redis
9 21 (2.51%) HBase
10 18 (2.15%) MySQL
10 18 (2.15%) RDBMS
11 16 (1.91%) Power BI
12 15 (1.79%) NoSQL
13 12 (1.43%) SQLPlus
14 10 (1.19%) Data Warehouse
15 9 (1.08%) CouchDB
15 9 (1.08%) Spotfire
16 7 (0.84%) Data Mart
17 6 (0.72%) Data Mining
17 6 (0.72%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 141 (16.85%) Jenkins
2 118 (14.10%) Git (software)
3 84 (10.04%) JIRA
4 74 (8.84%) Selenium
5 46 (5.50%) Team Foundation Server
6 39 (4.66%) Maven
7 36 (4.30%) Visual Studio
8 35 (4.18%) Mocha
9 33 (3.94%) Subversion
9 33 (3.94%) webpack
10 32 (3.82%) Babel
11 31 (3.70%) Gerrit
11 31 (3.70%) Sinon.JS
12 23 (2.75%) TeamCity
13 22 (2.63%) SpecFlow
13 22 (2.63%) Visual Studio Team System
13 22 (2.63%) WebDriver
14 21 (2.51%) JUnit
15 18 (2.15%) Protractor
15 18 (2.15%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 270 (32.26%) Finance
2 41 (4.90%) Retail
3 23 (2.75%) Banking
4 7 (0.84%) Financial Institution
5 4 (0.48%) Marketing
6 3 (0.36%) Investment Banking
6 3 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.24%) Billing
7 2 (0.24%) Electronics
7 2 (0.24%) Games
8 1 (0.12%) Advertising
8 1 (0.12%) Law
8 1 (0.12%) Legal
8 1 (0.12%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.12%) Publishing
8 1 (0.12%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 338 (40.38%) Developer
2 92 (10.99%) Analyst
3 88 (10.51%) Java Developer
4 84 (10.04%) Project Manager
5 59 (7.05%) Business Analyst
6 57 (6.81%) Node.js Developer
7 52 (6.21%) DevOps Engineer
8 51 (6.09%) Full Stack Developer
9 48 (5.73%) .NET Developer
10 46 (5.50%) Architect
11 45 (5.38%) Angular Developer
12 42 (5.02%) Scrum Master
13 41 (4.90%) React Developer
14 39 (4.66%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 36 (4.30%) C# Developer
15 36 (4.30%) JavaScript Developer
15 36 (4.30%) Senior Developer
15 36 (4.30%) UI Developer
16 28 (3.35%) C# .NET Developer
17 23 (2.75%) Salesforce Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 155 (18.52%) HTML
2 150 (17.92%) CSS
3 136 (16.25%) RESTful
4 130 (15.53%) AngularJS
5 107 (12.78%) React
6 101 (12.07%) jQuery
7 96 (11.47%) .NET
8 93 (11.11%) Web Services
9 92 (10.99%) Spring
10 91 (10.87%) Node.js
11 83 (9.92%) HTML5
12 64 (7.65%) JSON
13 63 (7.53%) CSS3
13 63 (7.53%) REST
14 57 (6.81%) Spring Boot
15 40 (4.78%) ASP.NET Web API
16 39 (4.66%) ASP.NET
16 39 (4.66%) JMS
16 39 (4.66%) Middleware
17 38 (4.54%) Express
Miscellaneous
1 87 (10.39%) User Experience
2 57 (6.81%) Analytical Skills
3 38 (4.54%) Greenfield Project
4 33 (3.94%) Virtual Team
5 22 (2.63%) Mobile App
6 14 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
6 14 (1.67%) Public Cloud
7 13 (1.55%) Fintech
8 12 (1.43%) Data Structures
9 11 (1.31%) Algorithms
10 10 (1.19%) Computer Science
11 9 (1.08%) Data Centre
12 8 (0.96%) iPad
12 8 (0.96%) Smart Meter
13 7 (0.84%) Management Information System
13 7 (0.84%) N-Tier
13 7 (0.84%) Self-Motivation
14 6 (0.72%) Clustering
14 6 (0.72%) Linux Command Line
15 5 (0.60%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 81 (9.68%) Linux
2 73 (8.72%) Unix
3 33 (3.94%) Windows
4 26 (3.11%) Android
5 23 (2.75%) Apple iOS
6 11 (1.31%) AIX
7 10 (1.19%) Windows 10
8 8 (0.96%) CentOS
9 4 (0.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.24%) Oracle Linux
10 2 (0.24%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.24%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.12%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.12%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 361 (43.13%) Scrum
2 199 (23.78%) Test Automation
3 193 (23.06%) TDD
4 145 (17.32%) BDD
5 122 (14.58%) SDLC
6 120 (14.34%) DevOps
7 112 (13.38%) Continuous Integration
8 96 (11.47%) Project Management
9 95 (11.35%) E-Commerce
10 87 (10.39%) Kanban
11 80 (9.56%) Waterfall
12 79 (9.44%) Continuous Delivery
12 79 (9.44%) Unit Testing
13 73 (8.72%) OO
14 71 (8.48%) Configuration Management
15 68 (8.12%) Stakeholder Management
16 64 (7.65%) Microservices
17 62 (7.41%) Problem-Solving
18 51 (6.09%) Web Development
19 50 (5.97%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 211 (25.21%) JavaScript
2 191 (22.82%) Java
3 121 (14.46%) C#
4 106 (12.66%) SQL
5 70 (8.36%) Python
6 47 (5.62%) TypeScript
7 42 (5.02%) ES6
8 38 (4.54%) Java 8
9 32 (3.82%) Ruby
10 29 (3.46%) PL/SQL
11 28 (3.35%) Shell Script
12 27 (3.23%) T-SQL
13 22 (2.63%) C
14 15 (1.79%) C++
14 15 (1.79%) Perl
15 12 (1.43%) Apex Code
16 10 (1.19%) PHP
16 10 (1.19%) R
17 7 (0.84%) Objective-C
17 7 (0.84%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 82 (9.80%) Degree
2 25 (2.99%) ISTQB
3 20 (2.39%) Security Cleared
4 18 (2.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 15 (1.79%) SC Cleared
6 13 (1.55%) PMP
7 9 (1.08%) Computer Science Degree
7 9 (1.08%) PMI Certification
8 7 (0.84%) ISEB
8 7 (0.84%) Numerate Degree
8 7 (0.84%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 5 (0.60%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 4 (0.48%) APMG
10 4 (0.48%) CISSP
10 4 (0.48%) Master's Degree
11 3 (0.36%) DV Cleared
11 3 (0.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 3 (0.36%) TOGAF Certification
12 1 (0.12%) BC Cleared
12 1 (0.12%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 71 (8.48%) QA
2 27 (3.23%) PMO
3 10 (1.19%) GDPR
4 7 (0.84%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 2 (0.24%) MiFID
8 1 (0.12%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.12%) SLA
System Software
1 68 (8.12%) Docker
2 28 (3.35%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 15 (1.79%) HDFS
4 1 (0.12%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.12%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.12%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (0.12%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.12%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 30 (3.58%) Opscode Chef
2 25 (2.99%) Hadoop YARN
3 20 (2.39%) Puppet
4 19 (2.27%) Ansible
5 15 (1.79%) HP Quality Center
6 5 (0.60%) HP ALM
7 2 (0.24%) Terraform
8 1 (0.12%) Cobbler
8 1 (0.12%) Consul
8 1 (0.12%) Docker Swarm
8 1 (0.12%) logstash
8 1 (0.12%) Nessus
8 1 (0.12%) Oozie
8 1 (0.12%) Salt
8 1 (0.12%) Single Sign-On
8 1 (0.12%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 83 (9.92%) Oracle
2 51 (6.09%) Microsoft
3 50 (5.97%) Salesforce.com
4 18 (2.15%) HP
4 18 (2.15%) SAP
5 8 (0.96%) Tableau
6 6 (0.72%) MuleSoft
7 5 (0.60%) Adobe
7 5 (0.60%) Atlassian
7 5 (0.60%) ClickTale
8 4 (0.48%) Barracuda Networks
8 4 (0.48%) Capita
8 4 (0.48%) ServiceNow
8 4 (0.48%) Sitecore
8 4 (0.48%) TIBCO
9 3 (0.36%) Apple
9 3 (0.36%) Bloomberg
9 3 (0.36%) F5
9 3 (0.36%) Red Hat
9 3 (0.36%) Splunk