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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Agile Software Development over the 3 months to 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 10 7 2
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -5
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 3 11 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 6.12% 14.47% 39.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.33% 15.94% 56.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 11 0
Average daily rate
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£333 £310 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.25% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £358
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
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
36 69 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 73.47% 90.79% 69.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 52 9
Average daily rate £340 £393 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.37% +30.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £146
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £450 £775
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 £12.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+140.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

Agile Software Development
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Bedford region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bedford region citing Agile Software Development also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Agile Software Development.

1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
1 3 (37.50%) Web Services
2 2 (25.00%) XML
2 2 (25.00%) Java
2 2 (25.00%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) OO
2 2 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (25.00%) Business Analysis
2 2 (25.00%) Google
2 2 (25.00%) Android
2 2 (25.00%) WCF
2 2 (25.00%) Android SDK
2 2 (25.00%) Android Development
2 2 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (25.00%) Middleware
2 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (25.00%) Algorithms
3 1 (12.50%) Software Delivery
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) C#
3 1 (12.50%) Coaching
3 1 (12.50%) Matrix Management
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (12.50%) System Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Kanban
3 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (12.50%) Product Management
3 1 (12.50%) Software Architecture

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bedford region citing Agile Software Development also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Agile Software Development. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Project Manager
1 2 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Test Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Developer
2 1 (12.50%) BizTalk Developer
2 1 (12.50%) BizTalk Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) Web Services
2 2 (25.00%) XML
2 2 (25.00%) Middleware
2 2 (25.00%) WCF
2 2 (25.00%) Android SDK
3 1 (12.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (25.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Business Analysis
1 2 (25.00%) OO
1 2 (25.00%) Android Development
1 2 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
1 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (12.50%) Scrum
2 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
2 1 (12.50%) Coaching
2 1 (12.50%) Software Delivery
2 1 (12.50%) DSDM
2 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (12.50%) Project Management
2 1 (12.50%) Regression Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Project Planning
2 1 (12.50%) Matrix Management
2 1 (12.50%) System Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Kanban
2 1 (12.50%) Product Management
2 1 (12.50%) Software Architecture
2 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) Java
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) VB
2 1 (12.50%) C#
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Google
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft