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 28 May 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Agile Software Development
Rank 6 10 6
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -4
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 1 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 4.00% 8.16% 11.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.00% 10.81% 16.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 3
Median daily rate £438 £430 £265
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.74% +62.26%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.38% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +1.42%
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
20 37 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 80.00% 75.51% 72.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 22 20
Median daily rate £375 £375 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +19.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £285 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £500 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 1
Median hourly rate £19.00 £40.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.50% +220.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

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
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 3 (75.00%) RESTful
1 3 (75.00%) Java
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle
1 3 (75.00%) Web Services
1 3 (75.00%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (75.00%) Hibernate
1 3 (75.00%) Scrum
1 3 (75.00%) Spring
2 1 (25.00%) WPF
2 1 (25.00%) TDD
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) MVVM

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
1 4 (100.00%) Senior Developer
2 3 (75.00%) Architect
2 3 (75.00%) Java Architect
2 3 (75.00%) Java Developer
2 3 (75.00%) Senior Architect
2 3 (75.00%) Senior Java Architect
2 3 (75.00%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) Hibernate
1 3 (75.00%) RESTful
1 3 (75.00%) Spring
1 3 (75.00%) Web Services
2 1 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) WPF
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) MVVM
2 1 (25.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Java
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) C#
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft