Period
to 20 March 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire 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 20 March 2019 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 West > Wiltshire
6 months to
20 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 2 2 4
Rank change year-on-year 0 +2 +3
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 476 247 277
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 24.65% 23.24% 20.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 29.27% 28.79% 24.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 295 193 200
Wiltshire median daily rate £475 £430 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.47% +7.50% +9.59%
10th Percentile £363 £337 £274
90th Percentile £638 £675 £550
South West median daily rate £460 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +9.52% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 0 1
Wiltshire median hourly rate £47.50 - £40.50
10th Percentile £38.98 - £40.25
90th Percentile £49.80 - £40.75
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £41.25
% change year-on-year +21.43% -15.15% -5.17%

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 Wiltshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Wiltshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,626 858 1,124
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 84.21% 80.71% 83.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,063 591 788
Wiltshire median daily rate £463 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.82% +3.66% +9.33%
10th Percentile £320 £306 £241
90th Percentile £650 £650 £575
South West median daily rate £438 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +9.38% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 11 27
Wiltshire median hourly rate £45.00 £27.50 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +63.64% -28.57% +0.65%
10th Percentile £24.85 £13.00 £30.75
90th Percentile £50.00 £38.75 £43.90
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £38.00
% change year-on-year +33.33% -21.05% -5.00%

Agile Software Development
Job Vacancy Trend in Wiltshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Agile Software Development in Wiltshire

Agile Software Development
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Agile Software Development in Wiltshire

Agile Software Development
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Agile Software Development in Wiltshire over the 6 months to 20 March 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Agile Software Development in Wiltshire

Agile Software Development
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Agile Software Development in Wiltshire

Agile Software Development
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

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 Wiltshire region over the 6 months to 20 March 2019. 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
Swindon 0 259 £450 +5.88% 57
Corsham +6 100 £478 -31.79% 5
Salisbury -24 12 £450 +20.00% 5
Chippenham +4 11 £388 +10.71% 22
Malmesbury - 3 £375 - 1
Warminster +1 1 - -
Marlborough - 1 £725 -
Agile Software Development
South West

For the 6 months to 20 March 2019, 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 Wiltshire region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 146 (30.67%) Security Cleared
2 126 (26.47%) SC Cleared
3 116 (24.37%) Finance
4 112 (23.53%) Scrum
5 106 (22.27%) DevOps
6 87 (18.28%) .NET
7 77 (16.18%) C#
8 76 (15.97%) JIRA
9 75 (15.76%) JavaScript
10 74 (15.55%) Microsoft Azure
11 73 (15.34%) Test Automation
12 71 (14.92%) Amazon AWS
12 71 (14.92%) Java
13 69 (14.50%) Microsoft
13 69 (14.50%) Problem-Solving
14 67 (14.08%) Microservices
15 66 (13.87%) Windows
16 60 (12.61%) VMware
17 56 (11.76%) Git (software)
18 54 (11.34%) SQL
19 51 (10.71%) Kanban
19 51 (10.71%) REST
20 50 (10.50%) Windows Server
20 50 (10.50%) Confluence
21 47 (9.87%) VMware Infrastructure
22 46 (9.66%) PowerShell
23 45 (9.45%) Kubernetes
24 43 (9.03%) Jenkins
25 42 (8.82%) Data Centre
26 41 (8.61%) TDD

Agile Software Development
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wiltshire 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 50 (10.50%) Confluence
2 24 (5.04%) SharePoint
3 7 (1.47%) IIS
4 6 (1.26%) CMS
5 5 (1.05%) Apache
6 4 (0.84%) MS Exchange
6 4 (0.84%) Tomcat
7 3 (0.63%) Apache Solr
7 3 (0.63%) Apache Spark
7 3 (0.63%) Skype for Business
8 2 (0.42%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (0.42%) nginx
8 2 (0.42%) OpenStack
8 2 (0.42%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.21%) EPiServer
9 1 (0.21%) FileNet
9 1 (0.21%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.21%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.21%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.21%) WebSphere
Applications
1 12 (2.52%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (1.68%) Microsoft Project
3 4 (0.84%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (0.42%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.21%) HipChat
5 1 (0.21%) InVision
5 1 (0.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.21%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 10 (2.10%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.05%) Remedy ITSM
3 4 (0.84%) BASE24
4 1 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.21%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 74 (15.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 71 (14.92%) Amazon AWS
3 19 (3.99%) GitHub
3 19 (3.99%) SaaS
4 18 (3.78%) OpenShift
5 17 (3.57%) PaaS
6 14 (2.94%) Dynamics 365
7 11 (2.31%) Google Cloud Platform
8 10 (2.10%) Office 365
8 10 (2.10%) Serverless
9 9 (1.89%) Azure Functions
9 9 (1.89%) npm
10 7 (1.47%) Apigee
10 7 (1.47%) Sauce Labs
11 5 (1.05%) IaaS
12 3 (0.63%) Amazon EC2
12 3 (0.63%) BrowserStack
13 2 (0.42%) Azure Active Directory
14 1 (0.21%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 1 (0.21%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 30 (6.30%) Firewall
2 21 (4.41%) DNS
3 12 (2.52%) VPN
4 9 (1.89%) HTTP
4 9 (1.89%) Internet
4 9 (1.89%) Intrusion Detection
4 9 (1.89%) Reverse Proxy
4 9 (1.89%) SSH
5 8 (1.68%) BGP
5 8 (1.68%) FTP
5 8 (1.68%) OSPF
5 8 (1.68%) SMTP
6 7 (1.47%) SAN
6 7 (1.47%) Skype
7 6 (1.26%) VSAN
8 5 (1.05%) DMVPN
8 5 (1.05%) Multicast
9 4 (0.84%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (0.63%) Bluetooth
10 3 (0.63%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (7.77%) SQL Server
2 8 (1.68%) NoSQL
3 7 (1.47%) Big Data
3 7 (1.47%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (1.05%) Hadoop
4 5 (1.05%) MySQL
4 5 (1.05%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (0.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (0.63%) GIS
6 3 (0.63%) MySQL Workbench
7 2 (0.42%) Apache Hive
7 2 (0.42%) Apache Zeppelin
7 2 (0.42%) MongoDB
7 2 (0.42%) Power BI
8 1 (0.21%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.21%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (0.21%) Cosmos DB
8 1 (0.21%) Data Lake
8 1 (0.21%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.21%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 76 (15.97%) JIRA
2 56 (11.76%) Git (software)
3 43 (9.03%) Jenkins
4 40 (8.40%) Selenium
5 36 (7.56%) Bitbucket
6 33 (6.93%) Cucumber
7 20 (4.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 16 (3.36%) WebDriver
9 15 (3.15%) JMeter
10 13 (2.73%) HP UFT
11 12 (2.52%) Visual Studio Team System
12 10 (2.10%) Team Foundation Server
12 10 (2.10%) Visual Studio
12 10 (2.10%) webpack
13 9 (1.89%) Babel
14 8 (1.68%) Hudson
15 7 (1.47%) Maven
15 7 (1.47%) SoapUI
15 7 (1.47%) SonarQube
16 5 (1.05%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 116 (24.37%) Finance
2 30 (6.30%) Banking
3 20 (4.20%) Telecoms
4 16 (3.36%) Retail
5 14 (2.94%) Military
6 12 (2.52%) Marketing
7 10 (2.10%) Manufacturing
8 8 (1.68%) Electronics
9 5 (1.05%) Retail Banking
10 3 (0.63%) Legal
11 2 (0.42%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.21%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.21%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 100 (21.01%) Developer
2 53 (11.13%) Analyst
3 47 (9.87%) Architect
4 25 (5.25%) Business Analyst
5 24 (5.04%) DevOps Engineer
6 22 (4.62%) Designer
7 21 (4.41%) .NET Developer
8 20 (4.20%) Test Analyst
8 20 (4.20%) Test Engineer
9 19 (3.99%) Project Manager
9 19 (3.99%) Tester
10 18 (3.78%) Automation Tester
11 17 (3.57%) Delivery Manager
12 16 (3.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 15 (3.15%) Automation Engineer
14 13 (2.73%) PowerShell Engineer
14 13 (2.73%) Test Leader
15 12 (2.52%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 12 (2.52%) Java Developer
15 12 (2.52%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (18.28%) .NET
2 51 (10.71%) REST
3 37 (7.77%) CSS
4 34 (7.14%) Web Services
5 30 (6.30%) ASP.NET
6 28 (5.88%) Node.js
7 27 (5.67%) HTML
7 27 (5.67%) React
8 25 (5.25%) ASP.NET Web API
9 23 (4.83%) .NET Core
9 23 (4.83%) Middleware
10 22 (4.62%) .NET Framework
10 22 (4.62%) XML
11 20 (4.20%) SOAP
12 19 (3.99%) AngularJS
13 17 (3.57%) Entity Framework
14 16 (3.36%) Redux
14 16 (3.36%) WCF
15 15 (3.15%) RESTful
15 15 (3.15%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 42 (8.82%) Data Centre
2 37 (7.77%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (3.36%) DataPower
4 13 (2.73%) iPad
5 12 (2.52%) Private Cloud
6 11 (2.31%) Mobile App
6 11 (2.31%) User Experience
7 10 (2.10%) Self-Motivation
8 7 (1.47%) Greenfield Project
8 7 (1.47%) NHS
9 6 (1.26%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (1.26%) Public Cloud
9 6 (1.26%) Virtual Team
10 5 (1.05%) Management Information System
10 5 (1.05%) PKI
11 4 (0.84%) Fintech
11 4 (0.84%) SWIFT
11 4 (0.84%) Tandem
12 3 (0.63%) Fat Client
12 3 (0.63%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 66 (13.87%) Windows
2 50 (10.50%) Windows Server
3 25 (5.25%) Windows Server 2012
4 21 (4.41%) Linux
5 19 (3.99%) Windows 10
6 10 (2.10%) Android
7 8 (1.68%) Apple iOS
8 5 (1.05%) Unix
9 4 (0.84%) Debian
10 3 (0.63%) CentOS
10 3 (0.63%) CoreOS
10 3 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.42%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.42%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.42%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.21%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (23.53%) Scrum
2 106 (22.27%) DevOps
3 73 (15.34%) Test Automation
4 69 (14.50%) Problem-Solving
5 67 (14.08%) Microservices
6 51 (10.71%) Kanban
7 41 (8.61%) Stakeholder Management
7 41 (8.61%) TDD
8 31 (6.51%) Continuous Integration
9 30 (6.30%) Service Management
10 29 (6.09%) Project Management
11 28 (5.88%) Deployment Automation
12 27 (5.67%) Coaching
12 27 (5.67%) Open Source
12 27 (5.67%) Software Engineering
13 26 (5.46%) BDD
13 26 (5.46%) Waterfall
14 25 (5.25%) Unit Testing
15 24 (5.04%) SDLC
16 23 (4.83%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 77 (16.18%) C#
2 75 (15.76%) JavaScript
3 71 (14.92%) Java
4 54 (11.34%) SQL
5 46 (9.66%) PowerShell
6 17 (3.57%) Python
7 15 (3.15%) TypeScript
8 10 (2.10%) ES6
9 9 (1.89%) C
9 9 (1.89%) ES7
9 9 (1.89%) Java 8
10 6 (1.26%) VB
11 5 (1.05%) Go
12 3 (0.63%) Bash Shell
12 3 (0.63%) C++
12 3 (0.63%) PHP
12 3 (0.63%) PL/SQL
12 3 (0.63%) Shell Script
12 3 (0.63%) VBScript
13 2 (0.42%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 146 (30.67%) Security Cleared
2 126 (26.47%) SC Cleared
3 36 (7.56%) Cisco Certification
4 26 (5.46%) DV Cleared
5 24 (5.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 23 (4.83%) Microsoft Certification
7 22 (4.62%) MCSA
7 22 (4.62%) MCSE
8 21 (4.41%) CCNA
9 17 (3.57%) ISEB
10 16 (3.36%) CISSP
11 14 (2.94%) ISTQB
12 10 (2.10%) (ISC)2 CCSP
12 10 (2.10%) OCA
12 10 (2.10%) Oracle Certification
13 7 (1.47%) Degree
14 6 (1.26%) CCNP
14 6 (1.26%) CISM
15 3 (0.63%) CCIE
15 3 (0.63%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (5.46%) QA
2 3 (0.63%) GDPR
3 2 (0.42%) Government Security Classifications
3 2 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.42%) PMO
4 1 (0.21%) COBIT
4 1 (0.21%) MISRA
4 1 (0.21%) MISRA C
4 1 (0.21%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.21%) PSD2
System Software
1 47 (9.87%) VMware Infrastructure
2 39 (8.19%) Docker
3 23 (4.83%) Active Directory
4 19 (3.99%) VMware ESXi
5 9 (1.89%) vSphere
6 7 (1.47%) VMware NSX
7 6 (1.26%) NDS
8 3 (0.63%) Virtual Desktop
8 3 (0.63%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (0.42%) HDFS
9 2 (0.42%) LXC
9 2 (0.42%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.21%) Firmware
10 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.21%) NetIQ eDirectory
Systems Management
1 45 (9.45%) Kubernetes
2 40 (8.40%) vCenter Server
3 20 (4.20%) PowerCLI
4 18 (3.78%) Terraform
5 15 (3.15%) HP ALM
5 15 (3.15%) Single Sign-On
6 11 (2.31%) Ansible
7 9 (1.89%) CA Service Virtualization
7 9 (1.89%) Norton AntiVirus
7 9 (1.89%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 6 (1.26%) Puppet
8 6 (1.26%) Tivoli
9 5 (1.05%) NetIQ Identity Manager
9 5 (1.05%) Opscode Chef
10 4 (0.84%) SCCM
10 4 (0.84%) Tivoli Identity Manager
11 3 (0.63%) CA Single Sign-On
12 2 (0.42%) AirWatch
12 2 (0.42%) Mesos
12 2 (0.42%) SCOM
Vendors
1 69 (14.50%) Microsoft
2 60 (12.61%) VMware
3 38 (7.98%) Atlassian
3 38 (7.98%) Cisco
3 38 (7.98%) Oracle
4 23 (4.83%) IBM
5 18 (3.78%) HP
6 14 (2.94%) CA
6 14 (2.94%) McAfee
7 13 (2.73%) Google
8 10 (2.10%) NetIQ
9 9 (1.89%) FireEye
9 9 (1.89%) SAP
9 9 (1.89%) Symantec
9 9 (1.89%) Tripwire
10 7 (1.47%) Adobe
10 7 (1.47%) ForgeRock
11 6 (1.26%) Novell
11 6 (1.26%) Remedy
11 6 (1.26%) SolarWinds