The table below looks at the statistics for Agile Software Development skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire 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 26 May 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 9 5 6
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +1
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 43 56 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 11.38% 12.93% 14.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.65% 16.23% 17.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 42 19
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£475 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £359 £278 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £646 £437 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £35.00 £32.75
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +6.87%
Agile Software Development
East of England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
315 345 154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 83.33% 79.68% 82.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 226 203 100
Average daily rate £475 £410 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.85% +17.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £278 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 9 5
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £32.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +14.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £19.39
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £47.50 £35.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

Agile Software Development
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Agile Software Development Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Agile Software Development
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Agile Software Development
Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 26 May 2015.

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

Agile Software Development
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Bedfordshire region.

Agile Software Development Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Agile Software Development
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Software Development within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 26 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton +2 31 £481 +28.33% 13
Bedford -4 4 £430 +62.26% 8
Dunstable -1 3 £450 -31.81%
Agile Software Development
East of England

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 78 (62.40%) E-Commerce
2 44 (35.20%) Scrum
3 40 (32.00%) SOA
4 31 (24.80%) Waterfall
5 26 (20.80%) Retail
6 25 (20.00%) Project Management
7 20 (16.00%) PRINCE2
8 19 (15.20%) .NET
8 19 (15.20%) Stakeholder Management
9 15 (12.00%) C#
9 15 (12.00%) SQL Server
9 15 (12.00%) Microsoft
10 14 (11.20%) Finance
11 13 (10.40%) Microsoft Azure
11 13 (10.40%) WCF
12 12 (9.60%) Oracle
12 12 (9.60%) ASP.NET
13 11 (8.80%) Web Services
13 11 (8.80%) B2B
13 11 (8.80%) MVC
13 11 (8.80%) ASP.NET MVC
13 11 (8.80%) Product Management
14 10 (8.00%) Cloud Computing
14 10 (8.00%) hybris
14 10 (8.00%) KnockoutJS
14 10 (8.00%) jQuery
14 10 (8.00%) User Acceptance Testing
14 10 (8.00%) SDLC
15 9 (7.20%) Business Intelligence
15 9 (7.20%) Telecoms

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 4 (3.20%) WebSphere
1 4 (3.20%) Sitecore CMS
1 4 (3.20%) CMS
2 3 (2.40%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (2.40%) Confluence
3 2 (1.60%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (1.60%) IIS
4 1 (0.80%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.80%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 3 (2.40%) MS Project
2 1 (0.80%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.80%) MS Office
2 1 (0.80%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.80%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.40%) Agresso
1 3 (2.40%) Oracle General Ledger
1 3 (2.40%) Oracle Payables
1 3 (2.40%) Oracle Receivables
1 3 (2.40%) Oracle Assets
1 3 (2.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.80%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 13 (10.40%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (8.00%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (2.40%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.80%) SaaS
4 1 (0.80%) PaaS
4 1 (0.80%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.80%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.60%) Internet
2 1 (0.80%) HTTP
2 1 (0.80%) Telnet
2 1 (0.80%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (12.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.40%) Oracle OWB
2 3 (2.40%) Oracle Database
2 3 (2.40%) Oracle ODI
2 3 (2.40%) Oracle BI EE
3 2 (1.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (1.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.80%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (0.80%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.80%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 9 (7.20%) JIRA
2 3 (2.40%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.60%) JUnit
4 1 (0.80%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.80%) Bower
4 1 (0.80%) Grunt
4 1 (0.80%) Rational Rhapsody
4 1 (0.80%) Rational DOORS
General
1 26 (20.80%) Retail
2 14 (11.20%) Finance
3 9 (7.20%) Telecoms
4 5 (4.00%) Marketing
5 4 (3.20%) Legal
6 3 (2.40%) Manufacturing
6 3 (2.40%) Front Office
6 3 (2.40%) Electronics
7 2 (1.60%) Games
8 1 (0.80%) Advertising
8 1 (0.80%) Back Office
8 1 (0.80%) Banking
8 1 (0.80%) Billing
8 1 (0.80%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 34 (27.20%) Architect
2 32 (25.60%) Project Manager
2 32 (25.60%) Solutions Architect
3 13 (10.40%) Analyst
4 10 (8.00%) Business Analyst
5 9 (7.20%) Web Architect
6 8 (6.40%) Integration Project Manager
6 8 (6.40%) Integration Manager
7 7 (5.60%) Senior Solutions Architect
7 7 (5.60%) Senior Architect
8 6 (4.80%) Delivery Manager
8 6 (4.80%) Developer
9 5 (4.00%) Product Owner
10 4 (3.20%) ScrumMaster
10 4 (3.20%) Product Manager
10 4 (3.20%) E-Commerce Manager
10 4 (3.20%) Development Manager
10 4 (3.20%) Consultant
11 3 (2.40%) Designer
11 3 (2.40%) Agile Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (15.20%) .NET
2 13 (10.40%) WCF
3 12 (9.60%) ASP.NET
4 11 (8.80%) Web Services
4 11 (8.80%) ASP.NET MVC
5 10 (8.00%) KnockoutJS
5 10 (8.00%) jQuery
6 8 (6.40%) XML
7 7 (5.60%) ASP.NET Web API
8 4 (3.20%) Servlets
8 4 (3.20%) EJB
8 4 (3.20%) J2EE
9 3 (2.40%) Middleware
9 3 (2.40%) CSS
10 2 (1.60%) JSON
10 2 (1.60%) Spring
10 2 (1.60%) REST
10 2 (1.60%) JDBC
10 2 (1.60%) JSP
10 2 (1.60%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.60%) FMCG
1 7 (5.60%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.00%) Management Information System
3 4 (3.20%) Data Integration
4 3 (2.40%) Thin Client
4 3 (2.40%) DTV
4 3 (2.40%) Social Media
4 3 (2.40%) Mobile App
4 3 (2.40%) Fat Client
4 3 (2.40%) Taxonomies
5 2 (1.60%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.60%) User Experience
6 1 (0.80%) EPoS
6 1 (0.80%) EMV
6 1 (0.80%) EFT
6 1 (0.80%) Mobile Payment
6 1 (0.80%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.40%) Windows
2 1 (0.80%) Linux
2 1 (0.80%) Android
2 1 (0.80%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (62.40%) E-Commerce
2 44 (35.20%) Scrum
3 40 (32.00%) SOA
4 31 (24.80%) Waterfall
5 25 (20.00%) Project Management
6 20 (16.00%) PRINCE2
7 19 (15.20%) Stakeholder Management
8 11 (8.80%) B2B
8 11 (8.80%) MVC
8 11 (8.80%) Product Management
9 10 (8.00%) User Acceptance Testing
9 10 (8.00%) SDLC
10 9 (7.20%) Business Intelligence
10 9 (7.20%) Project Planning
10 9 (7.20%) Technical Architecture
11 8 (6.40%) Enterprise Architecture
11 8 (6.40%) Business Analysis
11 8 (6.40%) ERP
12 7 (5.60%) User Stories
13 6 (4.80%) Logical Data Model
Programming Languages
1 15 (12.00%) C#
2 9 (7.20%) Java
3 8 (6.40%) SQL
4 3 (2.40%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.60%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.80%) PHP
6 1 (0.80%) C++
6 1 (0.80%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.80%) VB
6 1 (0.80%) Python
6 1 (0.80%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.80%) Go
6 1 (0.80%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (2.40%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.60%) Degree
2 2 (1.60%) SC Cleared
2 2 (1.60%) ISEB
2 2 (1.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (0.80%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.00%) QA
2 1 (0.80%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 1 (0.80%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.80%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.80%) SCCM
1 1 (0.80%) SCOM
Vendors
1 15 (12.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (9.60%) Oracle
3 10 (8.00%) hybris
4 8 (6.40%) SAP
5 7 (5.60%) Sitecore
6 5 (4.00%) KANA
7 4 (3.20%) TIBCO
8 3 (2.40%) Pega
8 3 (2.40%) Atlassian
9 2 (1.60%) Endeca
9 2 (1.60%) OpenText
9 2 (1.60%) webMethods
10 1 (0.80%) Citrix
10 1 (0.80%) VMware
Bedfordshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £325 - £390 per day
Posted: 20 days ago