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 30 October 2014 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 2 4 5
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +1
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 14 22 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 21.21% 29.73% 7.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 23.73% 37.29% 9.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 1 3
Average daily rate
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£438 £420 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £41.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-9.75% +9.33%
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
59 59 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 89.39% 79.73% 81.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 32 25
Average daily rate £403 £270 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+49.07% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £420 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+4.13% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -

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
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 30 October 2014.

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Histogram in Bedford

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, 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 9 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 8 (38.10%) JavaScript
2 8 (38.10%) TDD
3 6 (28.57%) Degree
3 6 (28.57%) .NET
3 6 (28.57%) Scrum
4 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
4 5 (23.81%) Oracle
4 5 (23.81%) HTML
5 4 (19.05%) Java
5 4 (19.05%) C#
5 4 (19.05%) J2EE
5 4 (19.05%) JUnit
5 4 (19.05%) CSS
5 4 (19.05%) JSP
5 4 (19.05%) Servlets
5 4 (19.05%) Struts
5 4 (19.05%) ASP.NET
5 4 (19.05%) XML
5 4 (19.05%) Sun
5 4 (19.05%) Eclipse
5 4 (19.05%) Sun Certification
5 4 (19.05%) Hibernate
5 4 (19.05%) Project Management
5 4 (19.05%) MVC
5 4 (19.05%) Computer Science
5 4 (19.05%) jQuery
5 4 (19.05%) Unit Testing
5 4 (19.05%) Spring
6 3 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, 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 1 (4.76%) Moodle
1 1 (4.76%) Drupal
1 1 (4.76%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Project
1 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) HTTP
1 1 (4.76%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (19.05%) JUnit
1 4 (19.05%) Eclipse
2 3 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (14.29%) Selenium
3 2 (9.52%) Maven
4 1 (4.76%) Subversion
4 1 (4.76%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Interactive Media
Job Titles
1 10 (47.62%) Developer
2 4 (19.05%) Senior Developer
2 4 (19.05%) Java/J2EE Developer
2 4 (19.05%) J2EE Developer
2 4 (19.05%) Java Developer
2 4 (19.05%) .NET Developer
2 4 (19.05%) Senior .NET Developer
3 3 (14.29%) Architect
4 2 (9.52%) Project Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Agile Project Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Assistant Project Manager
5 1 (4.76%) BizTalk Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Interactive Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Test Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Product Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Junior Project Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Product Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Chief Architect
5 1 (4.76%) E-Learning Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (28.57%) .NET
2 5 (23.81%) HTML
3 4 (19.05%) J2EE
3 4 (19.05%) CSS
3 4 (19.05%) JSP
3 4 (19.05%) Servlets
3 4 (19.05%) Struts
3 4 (19.05%) ASP.NET
3 4 (19.05%) XML
3 4 (19.05%) Hibernate
3 4 (19.05%) jQuery
3 4 (19.05%) Spring
4 2 (9.52%) EJB
4 2 (9.52%) Web Services
4 2 (9.52%) WCF
4 2 (9.52%) Silverlight
4 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (9.52%) Razor View Engine
5 1 (4.76%) HTML5
5 1 (4.76%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Computer Science
2 2 (9.52%) Management Information System
2 2 (9.52%) Client/Server
3 1 (4.76%) User Experience
3 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.76%) Animation
3 1 (4.76%) Data Integration
3 1 (4.76%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) Windows
2 1 (4.76%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) TDD
2 6 (28.57%) Scrum
3 4 (19.05%) Project Management
3 4 (19.05%) MVC
3 4 (19.05%) Unit Testing
4 3 (14.29%) Software Engineering
5 2 (9.52%) Validation
5 2 (9.52%) OO
5 2 (9.52%) Business Analysis
5 2 (9.52%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (9.52%) Product Management
5 2 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (4.76%) User Stories
6 1 (4.76%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (4.76%) Mentoring
6 1 (4.76%) Coaching
6 1 (4.76%) People Management
6 1 (4.76%) Test Automation
6 1 (4.76%) Pattern Recognition
6 1 (4.76%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 8 (38.10%) JavaScript
2 4 (19.05%) Java
2 4 (19.05%) C#
3 2 (9.52%) SQL
4 1 (4.76%) T-SQL
4 1 (4.76%) ActionScript
4 1 (4.76%) PHP
4 1 (4.76%) C++
4 1 (4.76%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (28.57%) Degree
2 4 (19.05%) Sun Certification
3 2 (9.52%) ISEB
4 1 (4.76%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) Data Quality
1 1 (4.76%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
1 5 (23.81%) Oracle
2 4 (19.05%) Sun
3 1 (4.76%) SAP
3 1 (4.76%) Primavera
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