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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 2 6 19
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +13
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 98 37 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 23.73% 13.60% 5.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 28.82% 18.41% 8.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 25 12
Average daily rate
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£500 £375 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +8.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £208 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £450 £421
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £355
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -1.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £42.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- -4.00%
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
340 201 197
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 82.32% 73.90% 70.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 262 127 125
Average daily rate £450 £375 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -2.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £450 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 12
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -49.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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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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 51 £525 +81.03% 14
Bedford +2 12 £355 +1.42% 4
Dunstable - - - -
Agile Software Development
East of England

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 89 (51.45%) E-Commerce
2 63 (36.42%) Scrum
3 44 (25.43%) PRINCE2
4 39 (22.54%) .NET
5 38 (21.97%) Waterfall
6 36 (20.81%) Project Management
6 36 (20.81%) Retail
7 34 (19.65%) SOA
8 30 (17.34%) Microsoft
9 29 (16.76%) Finance
10 25 (14.45%) C#
11 24 (13.87%) Business Intelligence
12 23 (13.29%) SQL Server
13 21 (12.14%) Stakeholder Management
14 20 (11.56%) SQL
15 19 (10.98%) ASP.NET
16 18 (10.40%) SAP
16 18 (10.40%) Oracle
16 18 (10.40%) ERP
17 17 (9.83%) Web Services
17 17 (9.83%) MVC
18 16 (9.25%) TDD
19 15 (8.67%) Agresso
19 15 (8.67%) JavaScript
20 14 (8.09%) HTML
20 14 (8.09%) User Acceptance Testing
20 14 (8.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
21 13 (7.51%) Technical Architecture
22 12 (6.94%) Oracle General Ledger
22 12 (6.94%) Software Engineering

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 9 (5.20%) CMS
2 5 (2.89%) Sitecore CMS
3 4 (2.31%) Confluence
3 4 (2.31%) IIS
3 4 (2.31%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.58%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.58%) MQSeries
4 1 (0.58%) JBoss
4 1 (0.58%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 9 (5.20%) MS Project
2 7 (4.05%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.73%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.58%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.58%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.58%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 15 (8.67%) Agresso
2 12 (6.94%) Oracle General Ledger
2 12 (6.94%) Oracle Payables
2 12 (6.94%) Oracle Receivables
2 12 (6.94%) Oracle Assets
3 3 (1.73%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (1.16%) CA Clarity
4 2 (1.16%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (2.89%) SaaS
3 4 (2.31%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.58%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.58%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.47%) Internet
2 1 (0.58%) Intranet
2 1 (0.58%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (13.29%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.05%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (2.31%) Relational Database
4 3 (1.73%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (1.73%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (0.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.58%) MySQL
5 1 (0.58%) DB2
5 1 (0.58%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 10 (5.78%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (5.20%) TeamCity
3 6 (3.47%) Git (software)
3 6 (3.47%) JIRA
4 5 (2.89%) Visual Studio
5 4 (2.31%) Subversion
6 2 (1.16%) Eclipse
6 2 (1.16%) Selenium
6 2 (1.16%) NUnit
7 1 (0.58%) Maven
7 1 (0.58%) ReSharper
7 1 (0.58%) Log4Net
7 1 (0.58%) JUnit
7 1 (0.58%) Artifactory
7 1 (0.58%) MSTest
7 1 (0.58%) MyEclipse
7 1 (0.58%) NSubstitute
General
1 36 (20.81%) Retail
2 29 (16.76%) Finance
3 9 (5.20%) Marketing
4 8 (4.62%) Legal
5 6 (3.47%) Telecoms
6 4 (2.31%) General Ledger
7 3 (1.73%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.73%) Electronics
8 2 (1.16%) Front Office
8 2 (1.16%) Banking
9 1 (0.58%) Billing
9 1 (0.58%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.58%) Online Betting
9 1 (0.58%) Games
9 1 (0.58%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 51 (29.48%) Project Manager
2 44 (25.43%) Architect
3 36 (20.81%) Solutions Architect
4 26 (15.03%) Analyst
5 21 (12.14%) Developer
6 19 (10.98%) Business Analyst
7 12 (6.94%) Delivery Manager
7 12 (6.94%) .NET Developer
8 9 (5.20%) Web Architect
8 9 (5.20%) IT Project Manager
9 8 (4.62%) Senior Developer
9 8 (4.62%) Senior .NET Developer
10 7 (4.05%) Senior Manager
10 7 (4.05%) Agile Project Manager
11 6 (3.47%) C# Developer
12 4 (2.31%) Head of Development
12 4 (2.31%) C# .NET Developer
12 4 (2.31%) Test Analyst
12 4 (2.31%) Systems Analyst
12 4 (2.31%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (22.54%) .NET
2 19 (10.98%) ASP.NET
3 17 (9.83%) Web Services
4 14 (8.09%) HTML
5 10 (5.78%) CSS
5 10 (5.78%) jQuery
5 10 (5.78%) ASP.NET MVC
6 7 (4.05%) WCF
6 7 (4.05%) XML
7 5 (2.89%) .NET Framework
7 5 (2.89%) Middleware
8 4 (2.31%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 3 (1.73%) Ajax
9 3 (1.73%) Silverlight
9 3 (1.73%) JSON
9 3 (1.73%) CSS3
9 3 (1.73%) Razor View Engine
10 2 (1.16%) REST
10 2 (1.16%) Struts
10 2 (1.16%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (4.05%) User Experience
2 6 (3.47%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (3.47%) Data Integration
3 3 (1.73%) Tandem
3 3 (1.73%) Fat Client
3 3 (1.73%) Thin Client
3 3 (1.73%) DTV
4 2 (1.16%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.16%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.58%) Economics
5 1 (0.58%) CMDB
5 1 (0.58%) Copywriting
5 1 (0.58%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.58%) FMCG
5 1 (0.58%) E-Learning
5 1 (0.58%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.58%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (0.58%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.58%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 12 (6.94%) Windows
2 5 (2.89%) Linux
3 2 (1.16%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (1.16%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.58%) Windows CE
4 1 (0.58%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (51.45%) E-Commerce
2 63 (36.42%) Scrum
3 44 (25.43%) PRINCE2
4 38 (21.97%) Waterfall
5 36 (20.81%) Project Management
6 34 (19.65%) SOA
7 24 (13.87%) Business Intelligence
8 21 (12.14%) Stakeholder Management
9 18 (10.40%) ERP
10 17 (9.83%) MVC
11 16 (9.25%) TDD
12 14 (8.09%) User Acceptance Testing
13 13 (7.51%) Technical Architecture
14 12 (6.94%) Software Engineering
14 12 (6.94%) Business Analysis
15 11 (6.36%) Data Modelling
16 10 (5.78%) CRM
16 10 (5.78%) Migration
16 10 (5.78%) Logical Data Model
17 9 (5.20%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 25 (14.45%) C#
2 20 (11.56%) SQL
3 15 (8.67%) JavaScript
4 9 (5.20%) Java
5 3 (1.73%) C++
5 3 (1.73%) T-SQL
5 3 (1.73%) C
6 1 (0.58%) Ruby
6 1 (0.58%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.58%) Python
6 1 (0.58%) VB
6 1 (0.58%) PHP
6 1 (0.58%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.58%) Golang
Qualifications
1 14 (8.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 4 (2.31%) ISEB
2 4 (2.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 4 (2.31%) Degree
3 2 (1.16%) CBAP
4 1 (0.58%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.58%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.58%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.20%) QA
2 1 (0.58%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (1.16%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.16%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.58%) SCCM
2 1 (0.58%) SCOM
Vendors
1 30 (17.34%) Microsoft
2 18 (10.40%) SAP
2 18 (10.40%) Oracle
3 9 (5.20%) hybris
4 7 (4.05%) Sitecore
5 5 (2.89%) KANA
6 4 (2.31%) Atlassian
7 2 (1.16%) CA
7 2 (1.16%) Planview
8 1 (0.58%) Unica
8 1 (0.58%) Primavera
8 1 (0.58%) TIBCO
8 1 (0.58%) IBM
8 1 (0.58%) Sun
8 1 (0.58%) Twitter
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