The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Bedfordshire region.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 16 15 30
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +15
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 37 16 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 7.47% 7.14% 4.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.30% 11.11% 6.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 2 12
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£400 £406 £408
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% -0.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £371 £182
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £441 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £340
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +6.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £40.00 £37.25
% change year-on-year
-4.37% +7.38%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
398 144 218
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 80.40% 64.29% 75.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 264 74 138
Average daily rate £410 £365 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.32% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £312 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 8
Average hourly rate £26.00 £14.50 £35.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+79.31% -58.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.50 £13.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £28.50 £190.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Agile Software Development
East of England

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 24 July 2014.

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 24 July 2014. 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 +1 24 £400 -1.53% 5
Bedford -10 6 £265 - 10
Leighton Buzzard - - - -
Agile Software Development
East of England

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 36 (52.94%) E-Commerce
2 35 (51.47%) .NET
3 34 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 33 (48.53%) ASP.NET
5 30 (44.12%) C#
5 30 (44.12%) JavaScript
6 28 (41.18%) HTML
7 25 (36.76%) Scrum
8 21 (30.88%) TeamCity
9 20 (29.41%) Git (software)
10 17 (25.00%) TDD
10 17 (25.00%) MVC
11 14 (20.59%) Web Services
12 13 (19.12%) XML
12 13 (19.12%) Software Engineering
13 12 (17.65%) Java
13 12 (17.65%) ASP.NET MVC
14 11 (16.18%) Visual Studio
14 11 (16.18%) OO
14 11 (16.18%) Microsoft
14 11 (16.18%) Subversion
15 10 (14.71%) Eclipse
15 10 (14.71%) Struts
15 10 (14.71%) JSP
16 9 (13.24%) XSLT
16 9 (13.24%) Retail
16 9 (13.24%) Web Development
16 9 (13.24%) Degree
16 9 (13.24%) WCF
16 9 (13.24%) jQuery

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 (5.88%) WebSphere
1 4 (5.88%) WebSphere Application Server
2 3 (4.41%) IIS
3 2 (2.94%) Confluence
4 1 (1.47%) Apache
4 1 (1.47%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.47%) Drupal
4 1 (1.47%) Moodle
Applications
1 6 (8.82%) MS Project
2 5 (7.35%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (2.94%) OmniGraffle
3 2 (2.94%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.47%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.94%) CA Clarity
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.35%) Relational Database
2 5 (7.35%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (5.88%) DB2
Development Applications
1 21 (30.88%) TeamCity
2 20 (29.41%) Git (software)
3 11 (16.18%) Visual Studio
3 11 (16.18%) Subversion
4 10 (14.71%) Eclipse
5 6 (8.82%) JUnit
6 5 (7.35%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (5.88%) MyEclipse
8 3 (4.41%) Maven
9 2 (2.94%) Rhino Mocks
9 2 (2.94%) Moq
9 2 (2.94%) Axure RP
9 2 (2.94%) JIRA
9 2 (2.94%) Artifactory
9 2 (2.94%) NUnit
9 2 (2.94%) Log4Net
9 2 (2.94%) Selenium
10 1 (1.47%) Ant
General
1 9 (13.24%) Retail
2 3 (4.41%) Marketing
3 2 (2.94%) Banking
3 2 (2.94%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.94%) Finance
4 1 (1.47%) Interactive Media
Job Titles
1 33 (48.53%) Developer
2 14 (20.59%) Project Manager
3 12 (17.65%) .NET Developer
4 10 (14.71%) Java Developer
5 9 (13.24%) Architect
6 7 (10.29%) Technical Architect
6 7 (10.29%) Web Developer
7 6 (8.82%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 6 (8.82%) J2EE Developer
8 5 (7.35%) Software Engineer
9 4 (5.88%) Java Software Engineer
9 4 (5.88%) ASP.NET Developer
9 4 (5.88%) Business Analyst
9 4 (5.88%) Analyst
10 3 (4.41%) C# Developer
10 3 (4.41%) .NET Web Developer
10 3 (4.41%) Designer
10 3 (4.41%) Agile Business Analyst
10 3 (4.41%) C# .NET Developer
11 2 (2.94%) Configuration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (51.47%) .NET
2 33 (48.53%) ASP.NET
3 28 (41.18%) HTML
4 14 (20.59%) Web Services
5 13 (19.12%) XML
6 12 (17.65%) ASP.NET MVC
7 10 (14.71%) Struts
7 10 (14.71%) JSP
8 9 (13.24%) XSLT
8 9 (13.24%) WCF
8 9 (13.24%) jQuery
9 8 (11.76%) WSDL
10 6 (8.82%) Spring
10 6 (8.82%) Hibernate
10 6 (8.82%) Servlets
10 6 (8.82%) J2EE
11 4 (5.88%) ICEfaces
11 4 (5.88%) JSF
11 4 (5.88%) Java EE
11 4 (5.88%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.29%) Computer Science
2 2 (2.94%) CMDB
2 2 (2.94%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.47%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.47%) Economics
3 1 (1.47%) Animation
3 1 (1.47%) E-Learning
3 1 (1.47%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.88%) UNIX
2 2 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (2.94%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (52.94%) E-Commerce
2 25 (36.76%) Scrum
3 17 (25.00%) TDD
3 17 (25.00%) MVC
4 13 (19.12%) Software Engineering
5 11 (16.18%) OO
6 9 (13.24%) Web Development
6 9 (13.24%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (11.76%) Unit Testing
7 8 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (11.76%) B2C
8 7 (10.29%) PRINCE2
8 7 (10.29%) Waterfall
9 6 (8.82%) Revenue Management
9 6 (8.82%) DevOps
9 6 (8.82%) Project Management
10 5 (7.35%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (7.35%) Extreme Programming
10 5 (7.35%) Agile Testing
10 5 (7.35%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 30 (44.12%) C#
1 30 (44.12%) JavaScript
2 12 (17.65%) Java
3 5 (7.35%) SQL
4 2 (2.94%) PowerShell
4 2 (2.94%) VB
5 1 (1.47%) ActionScript
5 1 (1.47%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.47%) PHP
5 1 (1.47%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (13.24%) Degree
2 7 (10.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 6 (8.82%) Sun Certification
4 1 (1.47%) ISEB
System Software
1 2 (2.94%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.94%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 11 (16.18%) Microsoft
2 6 (8.82%) Oracle
2 6 (8.82%) Sun
3 4 (5.88%) JBoss
4 2 (2.94%) Planview
4 2 (2.94%) CA
5 1 (1.47%) Endeca
5 1 (1.47%) hybris
5 1 (1.47%) F5
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