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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Agile Software Development
Rank 4 2 5
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +3
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 60 87 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 17.65% 22.60% 12.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 19.87% 27.88% 18.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 80 29
Average daily rate £450 £500 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +36.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £367 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £589 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
- +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.75 £36.40 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+22.93% +0.41%
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
302 312 184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 88.82% 81.04% 68.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 207 250 111
Average daily rate £438 £475 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +26.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £275 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £575 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 7 8
Average hourly rate £47.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+171.42% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £13.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.68 £22.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 8 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Software Development within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 8 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 46 £444 -11.25% 17
Agile Software Development
East of England

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 38 (48.10%) E-Commerce
2 25 (31.65%) Scrum
3 20 (25.32%) SOA
4 19 (24.05%) Enterprise Architecture
5 17 (21.52%) Data Modelling
6 16 (20.25%) User Stories
7 14 (17.72%) .NET
7 14 (17.72%) Data Transformation
7 14 (17.72%) JIRA
7 14 (17.72%) Confluence
8 13 (16.46%) C#
8 13 (16.46%) SQL
9 12 (15.19%) Microsoft
9 12 (15.19%) User Acceptance Testing
9 12 (15.19%) Microservices
9 12 (15.19%) API Design
10 11 (13.92%) Waterfall
10 11 (13.92%) Use Case
10 11 (13.92%) Change Management
11 10 (12.66%) Business Analysis
11 10 (12.66%) Technical Architecture
12 9 (11.39%) Project Planning
12 9 (11.39%) Retail
12 9 (11.39%) Software Delivery
13 8 (10.13%) SDLC
13 8 (10.13%) Project Management
13 8 (10.13%) SQL Server
14 7 (8.86%) SOAP
14 7 (8.86%) ISEB
14 7 (8.86%) Software Engineering

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 14 (17.72%) Confluence
2 5 (6.33%) JBoss
3 4 (5.06%) CMS
4 1 (1.27%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.27%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (2.53%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.27%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.06%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.80%) IaaS
3 1 (1.27%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.80%) FTP
2 2 (2.53%) DNS
2 2 (2.53%) LAN
2 2 (2.53%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.13%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.53%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.27%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.27%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.27%) OLAP
3 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 14 (17.72%) JIRA
2 5 (6.33%) Bugzilla
2 5 (6.33%) FogBugz
3 3 (3.80%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (2.53%) NUnit
4 2 (2.53%) TeamCity
General
1 9 (11.39%) Retail
2 5 (6.33%) Finance
3 4 (5.06%) Legal
4 1 (1.27%) Banking
4 1 (1.27%) Games
4 1 (1.27%) Marketing
4 1 (1.27%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (30.38%) Architect
2 23 (29.11%) Analyst
3 15 (18.99%) Business Analyst
4 12 (15.19%) Developer
4 12 (15.19%) Solutions Architect
5 7 (8.86%) Senior Architect
5 7 (8.86%) Technical Architect
6 6 (7.59%) E-Commerce Architect
7 5 (6.33%) Senior Solutions Architect
7 5 (6.33%) Test Analyst
8 4 (5.06%) Scrum Master
8 4 (5.06%) Senior Developer
8 4 (5.06%) UI Developer
9 3 (3.80%) Agile Business Analyst
9 3 (3.80%) Business Data Analyst
9 3 (3.80%) Business Integration Analyst
9 3 (3.80%) E-Commerce Analyst
9 3 (3.80%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
9 3 (3.80%) Integration Analyst
9 3 (3.80%) Service Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (17.72%) .NET
2 7 (8.86%) REST
2 7 (8.86%) SOAP
3 6 (7.59%) ASP.NET Web API
4 5 (6.33%) CSS
4 5 (6.33%) CSS3
4 5 (6.33%) Dojo
4 5 (6.33%) HTML
4 5 (6.33%) HTML5
4 5 (6.33%) LESS
4 5 (6.33%) Sass
4 5 (6.33%) XHTML
5 4 (5.06%) ASP.NET
5 4 (5.06%) Middleware
6 3 (3.80%) WCF
7 2 (2.53%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (2.53%) RESTful
7 2 (2.53%) Velocity
7 2 (2.53%) Web Services
8 1 (1.27%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.59%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.33%) User Experience
3 4 (5.06%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (2.53%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.53%) Data Integration
4 2 (2.53%) Data Structures
4 2 (2.53%) Enterprise Cloud
5 1 (1.27%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.27%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.27%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.27%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.59%) Windows
2 5 (6.33%) Linux
3 2 (2.53%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.27%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (48.10%) E-Commerce
2 25 (31.65%) Scrum
3 20 (25.32%) SOA
4 19 (24.05%) Enterprise Architecture
5 17 (21.52%) Data Modelling
6 16 (20.25%) User Stories
7 14 (17.72%) Data Transformation
8 12 (15.19%) API Design
8 12 (15.19%) Microservices
8 12 (15.19%) User Acceptance Testing
9 11 (13.92%) Change Management
9 11 (13.92%) Use Case
9 11 (13.92%) Waterfall
10 10 (12.66%) Business Analysis
10 10 (12.66%) Technical Architecture
11 9 (11.39%) Project Planning
11 9 (11.39%) Software Delivery
12 8 (10.13%) Project Management
12 8 (10.13%) SDLC
13 7 (8.86%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 13 (16.46%) C#
1 13 (16.46%) SQL
2 6 (7.59%) JavaScript
3 3 (3.80%) VB
3 3 (3.80%) VB6
4 2 (2.53%) Java
5 1 (1.27%) Scala
5 1 (1.27%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (8.86%) ISEB
2 3 (3.80%) ISTQB
2 3 (3.80%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (3.80%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (2.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.27%) Degree
4 1 (1.27%) HND
4 1 (1.27%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.06%) QA
2 2 (2.53%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 12 (15.19%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.06%) Atlassian
2 4 (5.06%) Red Hat
3 2 (2.53%) Apigee
3 2 (2.53%) hybris
3 2 (2.53%) Mashery
3 2 (2.53%) SAP
3 2 (2.53%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.27%) Google
Bedfordshire
Oscar
Rate: £275 - £375 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Rate: £450 - £520 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Montash
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago