Be sure to keep in mind the limitations of surveys. For example, this Catalog of Biases in Questionnaires lists some of the ways things can go wrong.
Peter Stevens' English summary of OBJEKTspectrum's survey of Agile adoption in Germany. The original article, AGILITÄT WIRD MAINSTREAM: ERGEBNISSE DER ONLINE-UMFRAGE 2008 is by Henning Wolf (henning.wolf(at)it-agile.de) and Arne Roock (arne.roock(at)it-agile.de).
- Satisfaction levels are high, and the benefits found include:
- Improved Flexibility -- 89%
- Improved Job Satisfaction -- 88%
- Better Learning on the Job -- 87%
- Higher Productivity -- 78%
- Clearer Project Status -- 74%
- Higher Quality -- 74%
- Higher Velocity -- 72%
M&T Adoption of Agile Methods survey shows greater adoption in 2008 than 2005.
Results and full report of a survey of agile methods carried out by VersionOne in June-July, 2007. There were 1,681 respondents from 71 countries. The report includes information on the degree of agile penetration, size of agile projects, business value delivered, challenges in introducing agile, and future concerns. http://www.resumesplanet.com
Scott Ambler regularly conducts surveys on Agile adoption rates and related topics.