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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Agile Software Development
Rank 2 17 9
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -8
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 51 26 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 14.83% 6.72% 12.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 18.35% 7.88% 14.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 18 47
Median daily rate £483 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.62% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £346 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £614 £525 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £398 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.91% +6.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £52.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.92 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+7.30% +6.66%
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
278 330 397
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 80.81% 85.27% 82.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 225 263
Median daily rate £450 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £300 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 8
Median hourly rate £50.78 £51.30 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.01% +97.30%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.63 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-6.14% +13.06%

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 24 July 2016.

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 24 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +11 32 £478 +15.75% 19
Dunstable 0 2 £525 +31.25% 2
Bedford +2 1 £275 -34.52% 7
Agile Software Development
East of England

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 59 (43.07%) E-Commerce
2 48 (35.04%) Scrum
3 34 (24.82%) User Stories
4 30 (21.90%) Retail
5 27 (19.71%) C#
6 25 (18.25%) .NET
7 21 (15.33%) SOA
7 21 (15.33%) JIRA
8 19 (13.87%) Microsoft
8 19 (13.87%) SOAP
9 18 (13.14%) Business Analysis
9 18 (13.14%) Analytical Skills
10 17 (12.41%) REST
10 17 (12.41%) TDD
11 16 (11.68%) Sitecore
11 16 (11.68%) Java
12 15 (10.95%) Software Engineering
12 15 (10.95%) Waterfall
13 14 (10.22%) Microservices
13 14 (10.22%) Matrix Management
13 14 (10.22%) Reverse Engineering
13 14 (10.22%) Middleware
14 13 (9.49%) Project Management
14 13 (9.49%) CMS
14 13 (9.49%) Sitecore CMS
14 13 (9.49%) ASP.NET Web API
15 12 (8.76%) Data Transformation
15 12 (8.76%) Migration
15 12 (8.76%) Data Modelling
15 12 (8.76%) Oracle

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 13 (9.49%) CMS
1 13 (9.49%) Sitecore CMS
2 10 (7.30%) Confluence
3 9 (6.57%) JBoss
4 6 (4.38%) Drupal
5 4 (2.92%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.73%) Apache
6 1 (0.73%) SAS
6 1 (0.73%) Umbraco
Applications
1 7 (5.11%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.73%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.73%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (2.19%) Adobe Campaign
2 1 (0.73%) PlanetPress Connect
2 1 (0.73%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.19%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.46%) SaaS
3 1 (0.73%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.46%) SMS
2 1 (0.73%) 5G
2 1 (0.73%) DNS
2 1 (0.73%) Internet
2 1 (0.73%) LAN
2 1 (0.73%) WAN
2 1 (0.73%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.92%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.19%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (2.19%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (1.46%) OLAP
3 2 (1.46%) OLAP Cube
3 2 (1.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.73%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.73%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.73%) MySQL
4 1 (0.73%) Power BI
4 1 (0.73%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.73%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.73%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (0.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 21 (15.33%) JIRA
2 8 (5.84%) Selenium
3 6 (4.38%) SpecFlow
3 6 (4.38%) TeamCity
3 6 (4.38%) WebDriver
4 5 (3.65%) Axure RP
4 5 (3.65%) Cucumber
4 5 (3.65%) Git (software)
4 5 (3.65%) SoapUI
5 4 (2.92%) Ant
5 4 (2.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 4 (2.92%) Jasmine
5 4 (2.92%) JBehave
5 4 (2.92%) Jenkins
5 4 (2.92%) JUnit
5 4 (2.92%) Maven
5 4 (2.92%) TestNG
6 2 (1.46%) Bower
6 2 (1.46%) Grunt
6 2 (1.46%) gulp
General
1 30 (21.90%) Retail
2 10 (7.30%) Finance
2 10 (7.30%) Marketing
3 5 (3.65%) Banking
4 3 (2.19%) General Ledger
5 2 (1.46%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.73%) Games
6 1 (0.73%) Legal
Job Titles
1 32 (23.36%) Developer
2 30 (21.90%) Analyst
3 22 (16.06%) Business Analyst
4 21 (15.33%) Project Manager
5 20 (14.60%) Architect
5 20 (14.60%) Senior Developer
6 14 (10.22%) Designer
7 9 (6.57%) .NET Developer
7 9 (6.57%) Scrum Master
8 8 (5.84%) Data Analyst
8 8 (5.84%) Senior Architect
8 8 (5.84%) Senior Designer
9 7 (5.11%) Java Developer
9 7 (5.11%) Release Manager
9 7 (5.11%) Technical Analyst
9 7 (5.11%) Technical Architect
10 6 (4.38%) .NET Designer
10 6 (4.38%) Business Data Analyst
10 6 (4.38%) C# Developer
11 5 (3.65%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (18.25%) .NET
2 19 (13.87%) SOAP
3 17 (12.41%) REST
4 14 (10.22%) Middleware
5 13 (9.49%) ASP.NET Web API
6 6 (4.38%) HTML
7 5 (3.65%) CSS
7 5 (3.65%) Hibernate
7 5 (3.65%) Spring
8 4 (2.92%) AngularJS
8 4 (2.92%) RESTful
9 3 (2.19%) .NET Framework
9 3 (2.19%) CSS3
9 3 (2.19%) HTML5
9 3 (2.19%) jQuery
9 3 (2.19%) KnockoutJS
9 3 (2.19%) Web Services
10 2 (1.46%) ASP.NET
10 2 (1.46%) Node.js
10 2 (1.46%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 18 (13.14%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (7.30%) User Experience
3 7 (5.11%) Hybrid Cloud
4 5 (3.65%) Data Integration
4 5 (3.65%) SWIFT
5 2 (1.46%) IVR
5 2 (1.46%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.46%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.73%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.73%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.73%) Data Extraction
6 1 (0.73%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.73%) Enterprise Cloud
6 1 (0.73%) Graphic Design
6 1 (0.73%) RIA
6 1 (0.73%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (4.38%) Windows
2 3 (2.19%) Linux
3 1 (0.73%) Android
3 1 (0.73%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.73%) Debian
3 1 (0.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (0.73%) SUSE
3 1 (0.73%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (0.73%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (43.07%) E-Commerce
2 48 (35.04%) Scrum
3 34 (24.82%) User Stories
4 21 (15.33%) SOA
5 18 (13.14%) Business Analysis
6 17 (12.41%) TDD
7 15 (10.95%) Software Engineering
7 15 (10.95%) Waterfall
8 14 (10.22%) Matrix Management
8 14 (10.22%) Microservices
8 14 (10.22%) Reverse Engineering
9 13 (9.49%) Project Management
10 12 (8.76%) Data Modelling
10 12 (8.76%) Data Transformation
10 12 (8.76%) Migration
11 11 (8.03%) SDLC
12 10 (7.30%) Change Management
12 10 (7.30%) Matrix Organization
13 9 (6.57%) CRM
13 9 (6.57%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 27 (19.71%) C#
2 16 (11.68%) Java
3 10 (7.30%) SQL
4 8 (5.84%) JavaScript
5 5 (3.65%) Python
5 5 (3.65%) Ruby
6 4 (2.92%) Perl
7 3 (2.19%) VB
7 3 (2.19%) VB6
8 2 (1.46%) TypeScript
9 1 (0.73%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.73%) Scala
9 1 (0.73%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (2.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (1.46%) Degree
2 2 (1.46%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.73%) ISSMP
3 1 (0.73%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.30%) QA
2 6 (4.38%) SDET
3 5 (3.65%) SEPA
4 1 (0.73%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.73%) WCAG
Vendors
1 19 (13.87%) Microsoft
2 16 (11.68%) Sitecore
3 12 (8.76%) Oracle
4 9 (6.57%) Red Hat
5 5 (3.65%) Atlassian
5 5 (3.65%) hybris
5 5 (3.65%) SAP
6 2 (1.46%) Adobe
6 2 (1.46%) Tableau
7 1 (0.73%) Apigee
7 1 (0.73%) HP
7 1 (0.73%) Mashery
7 1 (0.73%) TIBCO
7 1 (0.73%) Xamarin