The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Sussex 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 23 April 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
South East / Sussex
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1 2 2
Rank change year-on-year +1 0  
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 6 6 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sussex 37.50% 24.00% 22.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 50.00% 28.57% 28.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 3
Median daily rate £450 £385 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.88% +28.33%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £413 £388
% change year-on-year +1.81% +6.45%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £42.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year +1.77% +20.71%  

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 Sussex with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Sussex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 12 21 32
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Sussex 75.00% 84.00% 80.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 13
Median daily rate £450 £385 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.88% -6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £175 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £800 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £395
% change year-on-year +3.12% +1.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year -4.00% +20.96%  

Agile Software Development
Job Vacancy Trend in Sussex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Sussex 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 Sussex

Agile Software Development
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Agile Software Development in Sussex

Agile Software Development
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Sussex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Agile Software Development in Sussex over the 3 months to 23 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Agile Software Development in Sussex

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 Sussex region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 5 (50.00%) XML
2 4 (40.00%) Java
2 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (40.00%) Oracle
2 4 (40.00%) Open Source
3 3 (30.00%) Confluence
3 3 (30.00%) ISEB
3 3 (30.00%) QA
3 3 (30.00%) Selenium
3 3 (30.00%) SQL
3 3 (30.00%) Unix
3 3 (30.00%) Windows
3 3 (30.00%) Cucumber
3 3 (30.00%) BDD
3 3 (30.00%) JIRA
4 2 (20.00%) Play Framework
4 2 (20.00%) Microservices
4 2 (20.00%) AngularJS
4 2 (20.00%) Finance
4 2 (20.00%) Linux
4 2 (20.00%) CSS
4 2 (20.00%) JSON
4 2 (20.00%) MongoDB
4 2 (20.00%) NoSQL
5 1 (10.00%) Node.js
5 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (10.00%) Redis
5 1 (10.00%) Neo4j
5 1 (10.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (10.00%) Software Deployment

Agile Software Development
Co-occurring IT Skills in Sussex 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 (30.00%) Confluence
2 1 (10.00%) Apache Solr
2 1 (10.00%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) MongoDB
1 2 (20.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (10.00%) Neo4j
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (10.00%) OrientDB
2 1 (10.00%) Redis
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Cucumber
1 3 (30.00%) JIRA
1 3 (30.00%) Selenium
2 1 (10.00%) IntelliJ
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Automation Tester
1 3 (30.00%) Developer
1 3 (30.00%) QA Automation Tester
1 3 (30.00%) QA Tester
1 3 (30.00%) Selenium Automation Tester
1 3 (30.00%) Selenium Tester
1 3 (30.00%) Tester
2 2 (20.00%) Developer in Test
2 2 (20.00%) Java Automation Tester
2 2 (20.00%) Java Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Test Automation Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Coach
3 1 (10.00%) Java Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Java/J2EE Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Java/J2EE Technical Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Security Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Service Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Manager
3 1 (10.00%) UI/UX Designer
3 1 (10.00%) UI/UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) XML
2 2 (20.00%) AngularJS
2 2 (20.00%) CSS
2 2 (20.00%) JSON
2 2 (20.00%) Play Framework
3 1 (10.00%) HTML
3 1 (10.00%) J2EE
3 1 (10.00%) Node.js
3 1 (10.00%) RESTful
3 1 (10.00%) STL
3 1 (10.00%) XSL
3 1 (10.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Unix
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Open Source
2 3 (30.00%) BDD
3 2 (20.00%) Microservices
4 1 (10.00%) Coaching
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (10.00%) Data Protection
4 1 (10.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 1 (10.00%) Front End Development
4 1 (10.00%) Kanban
4 1 (10.00%) Malware Detection/Protection
4 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (10.00%) Problem Management
4 1 (10.00%) Project Planning
4 1 (10.00%) RUP
4 1 (10.00%) Scrum
4 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (10.00%) Software Deployment
4 1 (10.00%) SSADM
4 1 (10.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) Java
1 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (30.00%) SQL
3 1 (10.00%) C++
3 1 (10.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) ISEB
2 1 (10.00%) APMP
2 1 (10.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) QA
2 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Oracle