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 1 May 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Agile Software Development
Rank 1 8 6
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -2
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 86 50 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 26.30% 12.50% 12.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 30.71% 14.97% 15.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 40 40
Median daily rate £475 £500 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.04% +32.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £374 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £639 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £380 £370
% change year-on-year
+8.55% +2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+17.36% +2.85%
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
280 334 359
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 85.63% 83.50% 82.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 209 231 218
Median daily rate £475 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £638 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 24 12
Median hourly rate £50.00 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.45 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.78 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

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 1 May 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 1 May 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 +1 52 £500 -0.09% 17
Bedford +3 4 £438 - 8
Dunstable +11 2 £529 +17.50% 2
Agile Software Development
East of England

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 63 (45.00%) E-Commerce
2 46 (32.86%) Scrum
3 38 (27.14%) User Stories
4 34 (24.29%) SOA
5 31 (22.14%) Retail
6 26 (18.57%) .NET
7 23 (16.43%) C#
8 22 (15.71%) Microsoft
9 20 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
9 20 (14.29%) JIRA
10 19 (13.57%) Data Modelling
10 19 (13.57%) Microservices
11 18 (12.86%) Analytical Skills
11 18 (12.86%) SOAP
12 17 (12.14%) Software Engineering
12 17 (12.14%) REST
12 17 (12.14%) Data Transformation
13 15 (10.71%) SQL
13 15 (10.71%) Business Analysis
13 15 (10.71%) ASP.NET Web API
13 15 (10.71%) API Design
14 14 (10.00%) Confluence
14 14 (10.00%) Waterfall
14 14 (10.00%) Reverse Engineering
14 14 (10.00%) Change Management
15 12 (8.57%) Use Case
15 12 (8.57%) User Acceptance Testing
15 12 (8.57%) User Experience
16 11 (7.86%) JBoss
16 11 (7.86%) CMS

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 14 (10.00%) Confluence
2 11 (7.86%) CMS
2 11 (7.86%) JBoss
3 9 (6.43%) Sitecore CMS
4 6 (4.29%) Drupal
5 1 (0.71%) Apache
5 1 (0.71%) Umbraco
Applications
1 9 (6.43%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.71%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.14%) Adobe Campaign
2 1 (0.71%) PlanetPress Connect
2 1 (0.71%) SAP CRM
2 1 (0.71%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.14%) IaaS
2 3 (2.14%) SaaS
3 2 (1.43%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.14%) FTP
2 2 (1.43%) DNS
2 2 (1.43%) LAN
2 2 (1.43%) WAN
3 1 (0.71%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.71%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (2.14%) OLAP
3 3 (2.14%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.43%) OLAP Cube
4 2 (1.43%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (1.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.71%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.71%) Power BI
5 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (0.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 20 (14.29%) JIRA
2 6 (4.29%) Bugzilla
3 5 (3.57%) FogBugz
4 4 (2.86%) Axure RP
5 3 (2.14%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (1.43%) NUnit
6 2 (1.43%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.71%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.71%) HP UFT
7 1 (0.71%) Subversion
7 1 (0.71%) Trac
General
1 31 (22.14%) Retail
2 9 (6.43%) Marketing
3 8 (5.71%) Finance
4 4 (2.86%) Legal
5 3 (2.14%) General Ledger
6 2 (1.43%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.71%) Banking
7 1 (0.71%) Games
Job Titles
1 37 (26.43%) Analyst
2 36 (25.71%) Architect
3 28 (20.00%) Developer
4 25 (17.86%) Business Analyst
5 16 (11.43%) Senior Developer
6 14 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
7 13 (9.29%) Senior Architect
8 12 (8.57%) Project Manager
9 9 (6.43%) Technical Architect
10 8 (5.71%) Data Analyst
10 8 (5.71%) Designer
10 8 (5.71%) Scrum Master
10 8 (5.71%) Senior Designer
11 7 (5.00%) Business Data Analyst
11 7 (5.00%) Technical Analyst
12 6 (4.29%) .NET Designer
12 6 (4.29%) .NET Developer
12 6 (4.29%) Technical Business Analyst
12 6 (4.29%) Test Analyst
13 5 (3.57%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (18.57%) .NET
2 18 (12.86%) SOAP
3 17 (12.14%) REST
4 15 (10.71%) ASP.NET Web API
5 10 (7.14%) Middleware
6 6 (4.29%) RESTful
7 5 (3.57%) CSS
7 5 (3.57%) CSS3
7 5 (3.57%) Dojo
7 5 (3.57%) Hibernate
7 5 (3.57%) HTML
7 5 (3.57%) HTML5
7 5 (3.57%) LESS
7 5 (3.57%) Sass
7 5 (3.57%) Spring
7 5 (3.57%) Web Services
7 5 (3.57%) XHTML
8 4 (2.86%) .NET Framework
9 3 (2.14%) ASP.NET
10 2 (1.43%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 18 (12.86%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (8.57%) User Experience
3 8 (5.71%) Hybrid Cloud
4 5 (3.57%) Data Integration
5 2 (1.43%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.43%) Enterprise Cloud
6 1 (0.71%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.71%) IVR
6 1 (0.71%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.71%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.71%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 8 (5.71%) Windows
2 7 (5.00%) Linux
3 1 (0.71%) Debian
3 1 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (0.71%) SUSE
3 1 (0.71%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.71%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (0.71%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (45.00%) E-Commerce
2 46 (32.86%) Scrum
3 38 (27.14%) User Stories
4 34 (24.29%) SOA
5 20 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
6 19 (13.57%) Data Modelling
6 19 (13.57%) Microservices
7 17 (12.14%) Data Transformation
7 17 (12.14%) Software Engineering
8 15 (10.71%) API Design
8 15 (10.71%) Business Analysis
9 14 (10.00%) Change Management
9 14 (10.00%) Reverse Engineering
9 14 (10.00%) Waterfall
10 12 (8.57%) Use Case
10 12 (8.57%) User Acceptance Testing
11 11 (7.86%) Migration
12 10 (7.14%) CRM
13 9 (6.43%) Stakeholder Management
13 9 (6.43%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 23 (16.43%) C#
2 15 (10.71%) SQL
3 6 (4.29%) JavaScript
4 5 (3.57%) Java
5 3 (2.14%) VB
5 3 (2.14%) VB6
6 2 (1.43%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.71%) Scala
Qualifications
1 7 (5.00%) ISEB
2 4 (2.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (2.14%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (1.43%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.71%) Degree
5 1 (0.71%) HND
5 1 (0.71%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.00%) QA
2 1 (0.71%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.71%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 22 (15.71%) Microsoft
2 11 (7.86%) Sitecore
3 10 (7.14%) Red Hat
4 7 (5.00%) SAP
5 6 (4.29%) Atlassian
6 4 (2.86%) Oracle
7 3 (2.14%) hybris
8 2 (1.43%) Adobe
8 2 (1.43%) Apigee
8 2 (1.43%) Mashery
9 1 (0.71%) HP
9 1 (0.71%) Tableau
9 1 (0.71%) TIBCO
Bedfordshire
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedfordshire
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £425 - 500 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Bedfordshire
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 24 days ago