The table below looks at the statistics for Agile Software Development skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Agile Software Development over the 3 months to 5 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Agile Software Development
Rank 3 - 2
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 7 0 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 13.21% - 18.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 15.91% - 25.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 7
Median daily rate £450 - £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £43.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +20.83%
Agile Software Development
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedford region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bedford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
44 30 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 83.02% 81.08% 71.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 23 33
Median daily rate £450 £388 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.12% -8.82%
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 5
Median hourly rate £10.30 - £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.75 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-12.01% +39.80%

Agile Software Development
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bedford region citing Agile Software Development as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Agile Software Development Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

Agile Software Development
Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

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

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

Agile Software Development
Daily Rate Histogram in Bedford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Bedford region over the 3 months to 5 December 2016.

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Histogram in Bedford

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 5 December 2016, 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 Bedford region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 8 (88.89%) Python
1 8 (88.89%) Ruby
1 8 (88.89%) Xamarin
1 8 (88.89%) Mobile App
2 7 (77.78%) Cucumber
2 7 (77.78%) Test Automation
2 7 (77.78%) Gherkin
2 7 (77.78%) Appium
3 6 (66.67%) API Testing
3 6 (66.67%) BDD
3 6 (66.67%) Automation Testing
3 6 (66.67%) Calabash
4 5 (55.56%) QA
4 5 (55.56%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (55.56%) SDET
5 3 (33.33%) Degree
5 3 (33.33%) JIRA
5 3 (33.33%) Software Testing
5 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 3 (33.33%) Apple iOS
5 3 (33.33%) SoapUI
5 3 (33.33%) Selenium
5 3 (33.33%) Android
5 3 (33.33%) Defect Tracking
6 2 (22.22%) SOAP
6 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
7 1 (11.11%) NUnit
7 1 (11.11%) Subversion
7 1 (11.11%) OO
7 1 (11.11%) SQL

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford 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:

Development Applications
1 7 (77.78%) Appium
1 7 (77.78%) Cucumber
2 6 (66.67%) Calabash
3 3 (33.33%) JIRA
3 3 (33.33%) Selenium
3 3 (33.33%) SoapUI
4 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
4 1 (11.11%) Mocha
4 1 (11.11%) NUnit
4 1 (11.11%) SpecFlow
4 1 (11.11%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Analyst
1 6 (66.67%) Test Analyst
2 4 (44.44%) Automation Test Analyst
2 4 (44.44%) Mobile Test Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Applications Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Selenium Test Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Test Automation Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Test Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Automation Tester
4 1 (11.11%) Tester
4 1 (11.11%) Web Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Web Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (77.78%) Gherkin
2 2 (22.22%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (88.89%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Android
1 3 (33.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Test Automation
2 6 (66.67%) API Testing
2 6 (66.67%) Automation Testing
2 6 (66.67%) BDD
3 5 (55.56%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (33.33%) Defect Tracking
4 3 (33.33%) Software Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
6 1 (11.11%) Agile Testing
6 1 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
6 1 (11.11%) Data Modelling
6 1 (11.11%) Data Protection
6 1 (11.11%) Exploratory Testing
6 1 (11.11%) OO
6 1 (11.11%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) Python
1 8 (88.89%) Ruby
2 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (11.11%) C#
3 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (55.56%) QA
1 5 (55.56%) SDET
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Xamarin