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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Agile Software Development over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Agile Software Development
East of England / Bedfordshire
Rank 1 4 3
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -1
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 57 69 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 20.80% 21.56% 21.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 23.08% 24.13% 25.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 49 75
Median daily rate £450 £475 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% -9.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £289 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £603 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +25.00%

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
247 286 330
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 90.15% 89.38% 83.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 198 262
Median daily rate £450 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 24 6
Median hourly rate £14.00 £47.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-70.52% +111.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £21.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.68 £24.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.79
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +43.93%

Agile Software Development
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 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 25 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Software Development within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton +1 32 £450 -5.26% 13
Bedford +5 9 £450 +2.85% 3
Agile Software Development
East of England

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 48 (41.74%) E-Commerce
2 35 (30.43%) C#
3 29 (25.22%) Python
3 29 (25.22%) Ruby
3 29 (25.22%) QA
3 29 (25.22%) Cucumber
3 29 (25.22%) API Testing
4 28 (24.35%) Continuous Integration
5 27 (23.48%) Test Automation
6 25 (21.74%) BDD
6 25 (21.74%) Java
6 25 (21.74%) SDET
7 23 (20.00%) TDD
8 22 (19.13%) JIRA
8 22 (19.13%) Mobile App
9 20 (17.39%) Calabash
10 19 (16.52%) Selenium
11 18 (15.65%) JavaScript
11 18 (15.65%) .NET
12 17 (14.78%) Scrum
12 17 (14.78%) SoapUI
12 17 (14.78%) Waterfall
12 17 (14.78%) Continuous Delivery
13 16 (13.91%) Enterprise Architecture
13 16 (13.91%) SQL
14 15 (13.04%) ATDD
14 15 (13.04%) TeamCity
14 15 (13.04%) Feature Driven Development
15 14 (12.17%) SpecFlow
15 14 (12.17%) Web Services

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 8 (6.96%) CMS
2 6 (5.22%) Drupal
2 6 (5.22%) SharePoint
3 4 (3.48%) JBoss
4 2 (1.74%) Confluence
4 2 (1.74%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (1.74%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.87%) Apache
5 1 (0.87%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.87%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (0.87%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.87%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 13 (11.30%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (10.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (9.57%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (9.57%) DNS
1 11 (9.57%) WAN
2 7 (6.09%) LAN
3 1 (0.87%) Firewall
3 1 (0.87%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (10.43%) SQL Server
2 11 (9.57%) Relational Database
3 5 (4.35%) Blockchain
3 5 (4.35%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.74%) Big Data
4 2 (1.74%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.87%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.87%) MySQL
5 1 (0.87%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 29 (25.22%) Cucumber
2 22 (19.13%) JIRA
3 20 (17.39%) Calabash
4 19 (16.52%) Selenium
5 17 (14.78%) SoapUI
6 15 (13.04%) TeamCity
7 14 (12.17%) SpecFlow
8 13 (11.30%) Appium
9 10 (8.70%) Capybara
10 8 (6.96%) JUnit
10 8 (6.96%) TestNG
11 7 (6.09%) Jenkins
12 6 (5.22%) JBehave
12 6 (5.22%) WebDriver
13 5 (4.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 4 (3.48%) Ant
14 4 (3.48%) Maven
15 2 (1.74%) Subversion
16 1 (0.87%) Git (software)
16 1 (0.87%) NUnit
General
1 9 (7.83%) Finance
2 6 (5.22%) Retail
3 3 (2.61%) Marketing
3 3 (2.61%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (1.74%) Advertising
4 2 (1.74%) Banking
5 1 (0.87%) Military
5 1 (0.87%) Publishing
5 1 (0.87%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (24.35%) Test Engineer
2 23 (20.00%) Architect
3 19 (16.52%) Developer
3 19 (16.52%) Test Automation Engineer
4 15 (13.04%) Applications Engineer
5 14 (12.17%) Analyst
6 11 (9.57%) Infrastructure Architect
7 10 (8.70%) Business Analyst
8 9 (7.83%) Mobile Engineer
8 9 (7.83%) Project Manager
9 8 (6.96%) C# Developer
10 6 (5.22%) .NET Developer
10 6 (5.22%) AWS Architect
10 6 (5.22%) C# .NET Developer
10 6 (5.22%) Drupal Developer
10 6 (5.22%) Full Stack Developer
11 5 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 5 (4.35%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
11 5 (4.35%) Senior Test Engineer
11 5 (4.35%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (15.65%) .NET
2 14 (12.17%) Web Services
3 13 (11.30%) AngularJS
4 12 (10.43%) Gherkin
5 10 (8.70%) REST
6 7 (6.09%) HTML
6 7 (6.09%) jQuery
7 6 (5.22%) ASP.NET
7 6 (5.22%) ASP.NET Web API
7 6 (5.22%) CSS
7 6 (5.22%) J2EE
8 5 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (4.35%) Entity Framework
9 4 (3.48%) JSON
10 2 (1.74%) .NET Framework
10 2 (1.74%) Middleware
10 2 (1.74%) Spring
10 2 (1.74%) XML
10 2 (1.74%) XSLT
11 1 (0.87%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 22 (19.13%) Mobile App
2 5 (4.35%) Linked Data
3 3 (2.61%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.74%) PMI
5 1 (0.87%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.87%) EPoS
5 1 (0.87%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (11.30%) Android
1 13 (11.30%) Apple iOS
2 12 (10.43%) Linux
3 11 (9.57%) Windows
4 3 (2.61%) MVS
5 1 (0.87%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (41.74%) E-Commerce
2 29 (25.22%) API Testing
3 28 (24.35%) Continuous Integration
4 27 (23.48%) Test Automation
5 25 (21.74%) BDD
6 23 (20.00%) TDD
7 17 (14.78%) Continuous Delivery
7 17 (14.78%) Scrum
7 17 (14.78%) Waterfall
8 16 (13.91%) Enterprise Architecture
9 15 (13.04%) ATDD
9 15 (13.04%) Feature Driven Development
10 11 (9.57%) High Availability
10 11 (9.57%) Load Balancing
10 11 (9.57%) Service Management
11 10 (8.70%) Business Analysis
11 10 (8.70%) TOGAF
12 9 (7.83%) Automation Testing
12 9 (7.83%) Web Development
13 8 (6.96%) Defect Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (30.43%) C#
2 29 (25.22%) Python
2 29 (25.22%) Ruby
3 25 (21.74%) Java
4 18 (15.65%) JavaScript
5 16 (13.91%) SQL
6 8 (6.96%) Perl
7 1 (0.87%) PHP
7 1 (0.87%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (6.96%) Degree
2 7 (6.09%) ISEB
3 3 (2.61%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.74%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.87%) AWS Certification
5 1 (0.87%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.87%) PgMP
5 1 (0.87%) PMP
5 1 (0.87%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.87%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (25.22%) QA
2 25 (21.74%) SDET
3 1 (0.87%) PMO
System Software
1 5 (4.35%) Virtual Servers
Vendors
1 14 (12.17%) Microsoft
2 11 (9.57%) Xamarin
3 4 (3.48%) hybris
4 3 (2.61%) Sitecore
5 2 (1.74%) IBM
6 1 (0.87%) Ab Initio
6 1 (0.87%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.87%) Oracle
6 1 (0.87%) Pega
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Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Luton
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Rate: Highly Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
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Rate: Up to £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedfordshire
Montash
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago