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 22 March 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Agile Software Development
Wiltshire / Swindon
Rank 2 10 11
Rank change year-on-year +8 +1  
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 82 38 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 23.98% 11.45% 10.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 30.15% 14.73% 12.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 31 31
Median daily rate £425 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.42% -6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £270 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +5.00% +3.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £42.29 £36.13
% change year-on-year -1.86% +17.06%  

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 272 258 330
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Swindon 79.53% 77.71% 81.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 183 237
Median daily rate £418 £400 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.37% -9.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £290 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £409 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.25% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 8
Median hourly rate £55.00 £13.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +323.07% -23.52%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

Agile Software Development
Job Vacancy Trend in Swindon

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Swindon 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 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 22 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Agile Software Development in Swindon.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Agile Software Development in Swindon

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 22 March 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 59 (38.31%) Java
2 55 (35.71%) Scrum
3 48 (31.17%) Finance
4 39 (25.32%) Selenium
5 35 (22.73%) BDD
6 30 (19.48%) JavaScript
7 29 (18.83%) HTML
7 29 (18.83%) Cucumber
8 28 (18.18%) CSS
9 23 (14.94%) Spring
10 21 (13.64%) MVC
10 21 (13.64%) C#
10 21 (13.64%) jQuery
11 20 (12.99%) Web Services
12 19 (12.34%) PRINCE2
12 19 (12.34%) Project Management
12 19 (12.34%) TDD
12 19 (12.34%) REST
13 18 (11.69%) Jenkins
14 17 (11.04%) WebDriver
14 17 (11.04%) Oracle
14 17 (11.04%) Linux
15 16 (10.39%) SOAP
15 16 (10.39%) SQL
15 16 (10.39%) Performance Testing
15 16 (10.39%) Continuous Integration
15 16 (10.39%) Docker
15 16 (10.39%) DevOps
16 15 (9.74%) Kanban
16 15 (9.74%) JIRA

Agile Software Development
Top Related 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 14 (9.09%) Tomcat
2 13 (8.44%) Confluence
3 11 (7.14%) Apache
4 8 (5.19%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (3.25%) JBoss
6 4 (2.60%) Cloud Foundry
6 4 (2.60%) SharePoint
6 4 (2.60%) WebLogic
7 2 (1.30%) nginx
7 2 (1.30%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.65%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.65%) GlassFish
8 1 (0.65%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (1.95%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.30%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (3.25%) SAP PM
2 4 (2.60%) SAP BPC
3 1 (0.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (5.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.60%) Heroku
3 4 (2.60%) OpenShift
3 4 (2.60%) PaaS
4 2 (1.30%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (1.30%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 2 (1.30%) Amazon S3
4 2 (1.30%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 2 (1.30%) AWS Lambda
4 2 (1.30%) Office 365
4 2 (1.30%) Route 53
4 2 (1.30%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (0.65%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.25%) LDAP
2 3 (1.95%) DNS
2 3 (1.95%) HTTP
3 2 (1.30%) DMZ
3 2 (1.30%) LAN
3 2 (1.30%) SSL
3 2 (1.30%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.30%) VPN
3 2 (1.30%) WAN
4 1 (0.65%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (0.65%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (0.65%) Firewall
4 1 (0.65%) Internet
4 1 (0.65%) SAN
4 1 (0.65%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.19%) Relational Database
2 7 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (3.90%) MySQL
3 6 (3.90%) NoSQL
4 5 (3.25%) SQL Server
5 3 (1.95%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (1.95%) MongoDB
5 3 (1.95%) PerformancePoint
5 3 (1.95%) PowerPivot
5 3 (1.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (1.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (1.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.30%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 2 (1.30%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.65%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.65%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 39 (25.32%) Selenium
2 29 (18.83%) Cucumber
3 18 (11.69%) Jenkins
4 17 (11.04%) WebDriver
5 15 (9.74%) JIRA
6 13 (8.44%) SpecFlow
7 10 (6.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 10 (6.49%) Git (software)
7 10 (6.49%) Maven
8 8 (5.19%) Ant
8 8 (5.19%) Jasmine
8 8 (5.19%) Subversion
8 8 (5.19%) Visual Studio
9 7 (4.55%) Bitbucket
9 7 (4.55%) JUnit
10 5 (3.25%) Mockito
11 4 (2.60%) Eclipse
11 4 (2.60%) IntelliJ
11 4 (2.60%) JBehave
11 4 (2.60%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 48 (31.17%) Finance
2 15 (9.74%) Banking
3 10 (6.49%) Retail
4 4 (2.60%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.95%) Games
6 2 (1.30%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.30%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.65%) Electronics
7 1 (0.65%) Marketing
7 1 (0.65%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 53 (34.42%) Developer
2 36 (23.38%) Analyst
3 24 (15.58%) Java Developer
4 22 (14.29%) Business Analyst
5 14 (9.09%) Tester
6 11 (7.14%) DevOps Engineer
6 11 (7.14%) Test Analyst
7 10 (6.49%) Automation Tester
7 10 (6.49%) Java Engineer
8 9 (5.84%) Automation Test Analyst
8 9 (5.84%) Consultant
9 8 (5.19%) Agile Developer
9 8 (5.19%) Architect
10 7 (4.55%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 7 (4.55%) Linux Engineer
10 7 (4.55%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 7 (4.55%) Web Developer
10 7 (4.55%) WebOps Engineer
11 6 (3.90%) Scrum Master
11 6 (3.90%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (18.83%) HTML
2 28 (18.18%) CSS
3 23 (14.94%) Spring
4 21 (13.64%) jQuery
5 20 (12.99%) Web Services
6 19 (12.34%) REST
7 16 (10.39%) SOAP
8 14 (9.09%) Gherkin
8 14 (9.09%) Hibernate
9 13 (8.44%) .NET
10 12 (7.79%) XML
11 11 (7.14%) AngularJS
12 10 (6.49%) HTML5
13 9 (5.84%) Elastic Stack
13 9 (5.84%) Ext JS
13 9 (5.84%) Spring MVC
13 9 (5.84%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 8 (5.19%) .NET Framework
14 8 (5.19%) Sass
15 7 (4.55%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (3.90%) RIA
2 6 (3.90%) User Experience
3 5 (3.25%) Computer Science
3 5 (3.25%) Virtual Team
4 4 (2.60%) Robotics
5 2 (1.30%) CESG
6 1 (0.65%) CCTV
6 1 (0.65%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.65%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.65%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.65%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.65%) PMI
6 1 (0.65%) Smart Meter
6 1 (0.65%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 17 (11.04%) Linux
2 11 (7.14%) Windows
3 7 (4.55%) Amazon Linux
3 7 (4.55%) Windows Server
4 3 (1.95%) CentOS
4 3 (1.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (1.95%) Unix
5 2 (1.30%) CoreOS
6 1 (0.65%) AIX
6 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (35.71%) Scrum
2 35 (22.73%) BDD
3 21 (13.64%) MVC
4 19 (12.34%) PRINCE2
4 19 (12.34%) Project Management
4 19 (12.34%) TDD
5 16 (10.39%) Continuous Integration
5 16 (10.39%) DevOps
5 16 (10.39%) Performance Testing
6 15 (9.74%) Kanban
6 15 (9.74%) Web Development
7 13 (8.44%) Microservices
7 13 (8.44%) Waterfall
8 12 (7.79%) Stakeholder Management
9 11 (7.14%) Process Improvement
9 11 (7.14%) Test Automation
9 11 (7.14%) Test Scripting
9 11 (7.14%) Workflow
10 10 (6.49%) User Stories
11 8 (5.19%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 59 (38.31%) Java
2 30 (19.48%) JavaScript
3 21 (13.64%) C#
4 16 (10.39%) SQL
5 8 (5.19%) PL/SQL
6 7 (4.55%) Scala
7 4 (2.60%) Bash Shell
7 4 (2.60%) Python
7 4 (2.60%) Ruby
8 3 (1.95%) PowerShell
8 3 (1.95%) VB.NET
9 2 (1.30%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.65%) C
10 1 (0.65%) C++
10 1 (0.65%) Perl
10 1 (0.65%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (6.49%) ISEB
2 9 (5.84%) CISSP
3 7 (4.55%) Degree
4 5 (3.25%) IIBA
4 5 (3.25%) Security Cleared
5 4 (2.60%) BPSS Clearance
5 4 (2.60%) CISA
5 4 (2.60%) ISTQB
5 4 (2.60%) SC Cleared
6 3 (1.95%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (1.30%) CESG Certified Professional
8 1 (0.65%) AAT
8 1 (0.65%) CCNP
8 1 (0.65%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.65%) MBA
8 1 (0.65%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.65%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.90%) QA
2 5 (3.25%) PCI DSS
3 4 (2.60%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.65%) SDET
4 1 (0.65%) WCAG
System Software
1 16 (10.39%) Docker
2 8 (5.19%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.30%) LXC
3 2 (1.30%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.65%) Shibboleth
4 1 (0.65%) Varnish
4 1 (0.65%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (8.44%) Ansible
2 7 (4.55%) Icinga
2 7 (4.55%) Kibana
2 7 (4.55%) logstash
3 4 (2.60%) Terraform
4 3 (1.95%) Puppet
5 2 (1.30%) Nagios
5 2 (1.30%) OSSEC
6 1 (0.65%) ArcSight ESM
6 1 (0.65%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 17 (11.04%) Oracle
2 9 (5.84%) Red Hat
2 9 (5.84%) Sencha
3 8 (5.19%) SAP
4 7 (4.55%) Atlassian
5 5 (3.25%) Microsoft
6 4 (2.60%) Pega
7 2 (1.30%) ArcSight
7 2 (1.30%) Avaya
7 2 (1.30%) Genesys
7 2 (1.30%) HP
7 2 (1.30%) IBM
7 2 (1.30%) New Relic
7 2 (1.30%) SaltStack
7 2 (1.30%) webMethods
8 1 (0.65%) F5
8 1 (0.65%) Gemalto
8 1 (0.65%) Rackspace
8 1 (0.65%) Talend
8 1 (0.65%) Verint
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