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 28 January 2015 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 2 5 13
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +8
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 86 42 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 22.40% 14.89% 6.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 28.10% 21.65% 9.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 34 10
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£500 £358 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.86% +3.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £362 £214 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £475 £399
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +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
306 194 155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 79.69% 68.79% 73.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 246 116 92
Average daily rate £450 £375 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +8.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 11
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -56.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £14.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.75 £45.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.07
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -11.49%

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 28 January 2015.

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 28 January 2015. 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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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 43 £475 +46.15% 15
Bedford +3 9 £550 +57.14% 5
Dunstable - - - -
Leighton Buzzard - - - -
Shefford - - - - 1
Agile Software Development
East of England

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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.

1 105 (58.33%) E-Commerce
2 64 (35.56%) Scrum
3 45 (25.00%) SOA
4 38 (21.11%) Retail
5 37 (20.56%) Project Management
6 36 (20.00%) PRINCE2
6 36 (20.00%) Waterfall
7 31 (17.22%) .NET
8 30 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
9 26 (14.44%) Microsoft
10 22 (12.22%) Finance
11 19 (10.56%) C#
12 18 (10.00%) SQL Server
13 16 (8.89%) SQL
14 15 (8.33%) Technical Architecture
15 14 (7.78%) Business Analysis
15 14 (7.78%) Web Services
16 13 (7.22%) Business Intelligence
16 13 (7.22%) MVC
17 12 (6.67%) CMS
17 12 (6.67%) ERP
17 12 (6.67%) Data Modelling
17 12 (6.67%) SAP
17 12 (6.67%) ASP.NET
17 12 (6.67%) Oracle
18 11 (6.11%) Enterprise Architecture
18 11 (6.11%) Software Engineering
18 11 (6.11%) TDD
18 11 (6.11%) User Acceptance Testing
18 11 (6.11%) hybris

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 12 (6.67%) CMS
2 8 (4.44%) Sitecore CMS
3 5 (2.78%) Confluence
4 4 (2.22%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (1.11%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.56%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.56%) IIS
6 1 (0.56%) MQSeries
6 1 (0.56%) JBoss
Applications
1 6 (3.33%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.22%) MS Project
3 1 (0.56%) MS Office
3 1 (0.56%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.56%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (5.00%) Agresso
2 7 (3.89%) Oracle Payables
2 7 (3.89%) Oracle Receivables
2 7 (3.89%) Oracle Assets
2 7 (3.89%) Oracle General Ledger
3 3 (1.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (1.11%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (2.78%) SaaS
3 2 (1.11%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.11%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.56%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.56%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.78%) Internet
2 1 (0.56%) Intranet
2 1 (0.56%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (1.67%) Azure SQL Database
4 2 (1.11%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (1.11%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.56%) DB2
5 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (3.89%) Team Foundation Server
1 7 (3.89%) JIRA
2 3 (1.67%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.11%) Subversion
3 2 (1.11%) NUnit
3 2 (1.11%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.56%) NSubstitute
4 1 (0.56%) MSTest
4 1 (0.56%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.56%) ReSharper
4 1 (0.56%) MyEclipse
4 1 (0.56%) Selenium
General
1 38 (21.11%) Retail
2 22 (12.22%) Finance
3 10 (5.56%) Legal
4 9 (5.00%) Marketing
5 5 (2.78%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.67%) Electronics
6 3 (1.67%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.67%) Front Office
7 2 (1.11%) Back Office
8 1 (0.56%) Games
8 1 (0.56%) Banking
8 1 (0.56%) Billing
Job Titles
1 54 (30.00%) Architect
2 46 (25.56%) Project Manager
3 44 (24.44%) Solutions Architect
4 28 (15.56%) Analyst
5 22 (12.22%) Business Analyst
6 16 (8.89%) Delivery Manager
7 13 (7.22%) Developer
8 12 (6.67%) Web Architect
9 9 (5.00%) Integration Manager
9 9 (5.00%) Integration Project Manager
10 7 (3.89%) Senior Manager
10 7 (3.89%) Agile Project Manager
11 6 (3.33%) Web Manager
11 6 (3.33%) Development Manager
11 6 (3.33%) Consultant
11 6 (3.33%) .NET Developer
11 6 (3.33%) IT Project Manager
12 5 (2.78%) Senior Developer
12 5 (2.78%) Head of Development
12 5 (2.78%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (17.22%) .NET
2 14 (7.78%) Web Services
3 12 (6.67%) ASP.NET
4 10 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC
5 9 (5.00%) HTML
5 9 (5.00%) CSS
5 9 (5.00%) jQuery
6 8 (4.44%) WCF
7 7 (3.89%) XML
8 5 (2.78%) Middleware
9 4 (2.22%) .NET Framework
9 4 (2.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 3 (1.67%) CSS3
10 3 (1.67%) JSON
10 3 (1.67%) Ajax
11 2 (1.11%) Silverlight
11 2 (1.11%) LINQ
11 2 (1.11%) WPF
11 2 (1.11%) Razor View Engine
11 2 (1.11%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (3.33%) User Experience
3 4 (2.22%) Management Information System
3 4 (2.22%) Mobile App
4 3 (1.67%) DTV
4 3 (1.67%) Thin Client
4 3 (1.67%) Fat Client
4 3 (1.67%) Data Integration
5 2 (1.11%) Tandem
6 1 (0.56%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.56%) E-Learning
6 1 (0.56%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.56%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (0.56%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.56%) Copywriting
Operating Systems
1 9 (5.00%) Windows
2 5 (2.78%) Linux
3 1 (0.56%) UNIX
3 1 (0.56%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (58.33%) E-Commerce
2 64 (35.56%) Scrum
3 45 (25.00%) SOA
4 37 (20.56%) Project Management
5 36 (20.00%) PRINCE2
5 36 (20.00%) Waterfall
6 30 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 15 (8.33%) Technical Architecture
8 14 (7.78%) Business Analysis
9 13 (7.22%) Business Intelligence
9 13 (7.22%) MVC
10 12 (6.67%) ERP
10 12 (6.67%) Data Modelling
11 11 (6.11%) Enterprise Architecture
11 11 (6.11%) Software Engineering
11 11 (6.11%) TDD
11 11 (6.11%) User Acceptance Testing
11 11 (6.11%) Logical Data Model
12 10 (5.56%) CRM
13 8 (4.44%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (10.56%) C#
2 16 (8.89%) SQL
3 10 (5.56%) Java
4 7 (3.89%) JavaScript
5 3 (1.67%) C++
6 2 (1.11%) C
6 2 (1.11%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.56%) Golang
7 1 (0.56%) PHP
7 1 (0.56%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.56%) Python
7 1 (0.56%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 6 (3.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 5 (2.78%) ISEB
4 2 (1.11%) Degree
4 2 (1.11%) CBAP
5 1 (0.56%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.44%) QA
2 1 (0.56%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (0.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.56%) SCCM
1 1 (0.56%) SCOM
Vendors
1 26 (14.44%) Microsoft
2 12 (6.67%) SAP
2 12 (6.67%) Oracle
3 11 (6.11%) hybris
4 10 (5.56%) Sitecore
5 6 (3.33%) Atlassian
6 5 (2.78%) KANA
7 2 (1.11%) TIBCO
8 1 (0.56%) Twitter
8 1 (0.56%) webMethods
8 1 (0.56%) IBM
8 1 (0.56%) Unica
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