The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Swindon 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
Wiltshire / Swindon
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 3 9 16
Rank change year-on-year +6 +7  
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 58 38 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 17.11% 10.95% 7.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 20.28% 14.67% 8.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 29 20
Median daily rate £375 £338 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £304 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £455 £419
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £388
% change year-on-year - +9.67%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £10.00
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 Swindon with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Swindon
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 286 259 292
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Swindon 84.37% 74.64% 79.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 592 664 724
Median daily rate £400 £425 £407
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +4.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £288 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £925 £586
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 11 23
Median hourly rate £13.86 £38.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -64.00% +165.51%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.79 £23.75 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.93 £40.25 £21.00
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 Swindon

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

Job vacancy trend for Agile Software Development in Swindon

Agile Software Development
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Agile Software Development in Swindon

Agile Software Development
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Agile Software Development in Swindon over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Agile Software Development in Swindon

Agile Software Development
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Agile Software Development in Swindon

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 Swindon region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 54 (38.57%) Finance
2 48 (34.29%) Scrum
3 39 (27.86%) JavaScript
4 36 (25.71%) Java
5 34 (24.29%) C#
5 34 (24.29%) Selenium
6 33 (23.57%) MVC
7 30 (21.43%) HTML
7 30 (21.43%) CSS
8 28 (20.00%) AngularJS
9 26 (18.57%) Cucumber
10 25 (17.86%) BDD
10 25 (17.86%) .NET
11 22 (15.71%) TDD
12 21 (15.00%) Test Automation
12 21 (15.00%) Project Management
12 21 (15.00%) Gherkin
13 20 (14.29%) DevOps
14 18 (12.86%) Spring
15 17 (12.14%) Ext JS
15 17 (12.14%) Oracle
15 17 (12.14%) Sencha
16 16 (11.43%) SpecFlow
16 16 (11.43%) User Stories
16 16 (11.43%) Banking
17 15 (10.71%) .NET Framework
17 15 (10.71%) jQuery
17 15 (10.71%) Amazon AWS
17 15 (10.71%) PRINCE2
17 15 (10.71%) SDLC

Agile Software Development
Co-occurring IT Skills in Swindon 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 11 (7.86%) Apache
2 10 (7.14%) Tomcat
3 6 (4.29%) Confluence
3 6 (4.29%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (2.14%) JBoss
4 3 (2.14%) nginx
5 1 (0.71%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.71%) GlassFish
5 1 (0.71%) IIS
5 1 (0.71%) Liferay
5 1 (0.71%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.71%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (1.43%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.71%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (4.29%) SAP BPC
2 5 (3.57%) SAP PM
3 1 (0.71%) Hyperion Planning
3 1 (0.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 15 (10.71%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (8.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.86%) Amazon S3
4 3 (2.14%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 2 (1.43%) Office 365
6 1 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.86%) DNS
1 4 (2.86%) Internet
2 3 (2.14%) LDAP
3 2 (1.43%) WAN
4 1 (0.71%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (0.71%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (0.71%) Firewall
4 1 (0.71%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (0.71%) LAN
4 1 (0.71%) SAN
4 1 (0.71%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.29%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.86%) Amazon Redshift
2 4 (2.86%) Oracle ODI
3 3 (2.14%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (2.14%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.43%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.71%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.71%) MySQL
5 1 (0.71%) Power BI
5 1 (0.71%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.71%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 34 (24.29%) Selenium
2 26 (18.57%) Cucumber
3 16 (11.43%) SpecFlow
4 13 (9.29%) WebDriver
5 12 (8.57%) Jasmine
5 12 (8.57%) Jenkins
6 10 (7.14%) Git (software)
7 9 (6.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 9 (6.43%) Maven
7 9 (6.43%) Visual Studio
8 8 (5.71%) JIRA
9 7 (5.00%) Subversion
10 6 (4.29%) Ant
11 3 (2.14%) JBehave
12 2 (1.43%) Bitbucket
12 2 (1.43%) JMeter
12 2 (1.43%) JUnit
12 2 (1.43%) Mockito
12 2 (1.43%) Team Foundation Server
13 1 (0.71%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 54 (38.57%) Finance
2 16 (11.43%) Banking
3 7 (5.00%) Marketing
4 3 (2.14%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.14%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.71%) Back Office
5 1 (0.71%) Electronics
5 1 (0.71%) Games
5 1 (0.71%) Retail
Job Titles
1 51 (36.43%) Developer
2 25 (17.86%) Analyst
3 16 (11.43%) Business Analyst
3 16 (11.43%) Java Developer
4 10 (7.14%) Architect
4 10 (7.14%) C# Developer
4 10 (7.14%) DevOps Engineer
4 10 (7.14%) Project Manager
5 9 (6.43%) Java Engineer
6 8 (5.71%) Test Analyst
6 8 (5.71%) Tester
6 8 (5.71%) UI Developer
7 7 (5.00%) Angular Developer
7 7 (5.00%) Automation Tester
7 7 (5.00%) HTML CSS Developer
7 7 (5.00%) HTML Developer
8 6 (4.29%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 6 (4.29%) Linux Engineer
8 6 (4.29%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 6 (4.29%) WebOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (21.43%) CSS
1 30 (21.43%) HTML
2 28 (20.00%) AngularJS
3 25 (17.86%) .NET
4 21 (15.00%) Gherkin
5 18 (12.86%) Spring
6 17 (12.14%) Ext JS
7 15 (10.71%) .NET Framework
7 15 (10.71%) jQuery
8 14 (10.00%) ASP.NET
9 13 (9.29%) REST
10 12 (8.57%) ASP.NET MVC
10 12 (8.57%) Web Services
11 11 (7.86%) Entity Framework
11 11 (7.86%) HTML5
11 11 (7.86%) SOAP
12 9 (6.43%) Hibernate
12 9 (6.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 6 (4.29%) Elastic Stack
13 6 (4.29%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.29%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.57%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.14%) Mobile Banking
3 3 (2.14%) RIA
3 3 (2.14%) User Experience
3 3 (2.14%) Virtual Team
4 2 (1.43%) PMI
5 1 (0.71%) CCTV
5 1 (0.71%) DataPower
5 1 (0.71%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.71%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (0.71%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (0.71%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.71%) Minimum Viable Product
5 1 (0.71%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.71%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.71%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 13 (9.29%) Linux
2 8 (5.71%) Windows
3 6 (4.29%) Amazon Linux
3 6 (4.29%) Windows Server
4 4 (2.86%) Unix
5 1 (0.71%) CentOS
5 1 (0.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.71%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (34.29%) Scrum
2 33 (23.57%) MVC
3 25 (17.86%) BDD
4 22 (15.71%) TDD
5 21 (15.00%) Project Management
5 21 (15.00%) Test Automation
6 20 (14.29%) DevOps
7 16 (11.43%) User Stories
8 15 (10.71%) PRINCE2
8 15 (10.71%) SDLC
9 14 (10.00%) Process Improvement
10 13 (9.29%) Continuous Improvement
10 13 (9.29%) MVVM
10 13 (9.29%) Web Development
11 12 (8.57%) Continuous Integration
12 10 (7.14%) Data Modelling
12 10 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
13 9 (6.43%) OO
13 9 (6.43%) Performance Testing
13 9 (6.43%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 39 (27.86%) JavaScript
2 36 (25.71%) Java
3 34 (24.29%) C#
4 12 (8.57%) SQL
5 5 (3.57%) PL/SQL
5 5 (3.57%) Python
6 3 (2.14%) Bash Shell
6 3 (2.14%) Ruby
6 3 (2.14%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.43%) C
8 1 (0.71%) C++
8 1 (0.71%) Perl
8 1 (0.71%) PHP
8 1 (0.71%) TypeScript
8 1 (0.71%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (5.71%) Degree
2 6 (4.29%) ISEB
3 5 (3.57%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (2.86%) ISTQB
5 3 (2.14%) CISSP
6 2 (1.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (1.43%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.71%) IIBA
7 1 (0.71%) MBA
7 1 (0.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.71%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.00%) QA
2 3 (2.14%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (7.86%) Docker
2 7 (5.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.71%) Shibboleth
3 1 (0.71%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (6.43%) Ansible
2 6 (4.29%) Icinga
2 6 (4.29%) Kibana
2 6 (4.29%) logstash
3 4 (2.86%) Puppet
4 3 (2.14%) Terraform
Vendors
1 17 (12.14%) Oracle
1 17 (12.14%) Sencha
2 9 (6.43%) Microsoft
2 9 (6.43%) SAP
3 7 (5.00%) Red Hat
4 6 (4.29%) Atlassian
5 3 (2.14%) SaltStack
6 2 (1.43%) ArcSight
6 2 (1.43%) HP
6 2 (1.43%) Hyperion
6 2 (1.43%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.71%) Avaya
7 1 (0.71%) Cisco
7 1 (0.71%) Dell
7 1 (0.71%) Gemalto
7 1 (0.71%) Genesys
7 1 (0.71%) Juniper
7 1 (0.71%) Software AG
7 1 (0.71%) Telerik
7 1 (0.71%) VMware
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