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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Agile Software Development
Rank 2 13 6
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -7
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 54 32 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 16.98% 9.28% 13.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 21.09% 10.81% 16.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 24 52
Median daily rate £500 £475 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £338 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £630 £471
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+9.67% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £37.23 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+13.49% +4.85%
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
256 296 359
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 80.50% 85.80% 78.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 207 234
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £575 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 11 11
Median hourly rate £50.78 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.95% +6.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 26 June 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 26 June 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 +2 31 £500 +5.26% 8
Agile Software Development
East of England

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 57 (45.60%) E-Commerce
2 45 (36.00%) Scrum
3 37 (29.60%) User Stories
4 33 (26.40%) Retail
5 27 (21.60%) .NET
6 25 (20.00%) C#
7 24 (19.20%) SOA
8 20 (16.00%) Microsoft
8 20 (16.00%) JIRA
9 19 (15.20%) Microservices
10 18 (14.40%) Analytical Skills
10 18 (14.40%) SOAP
10 18 (14.40%) Business Analysis
11 17 (13.60%) Software Engineering
11 17 (13.60%) REST
12 16 (12.80%) ASP.NET Web API
13 15 (12.00%) Sitecore
14 14 (11.20%) Reverse Engineering
14 14 (11.20%) Data Transformation
14 14 (11.20%) Waterfall
14 14 (11.20%) Confluence
15 12 (9.60%) Sitecore CMS
15 12 (9.60%) Project Management
15 12 (9.60%) Data Modelling
15 12 (9.60%) Migration
15 12 (9.60%) CMS
15 12 (9.60%) Change Management
16 11 (8.80%) JBoss
16 11 (8.80%) Matrix Management
17 10 (8.00%) Use Case

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 (11.20%) Confluence
2 12 (9.60%) CMS
2 12 (9.60%) Sitecore CMS
3 11 (8.80%) JBoss
4 6 (4.80%) Drupal
5 1 (0.80%) Apache
5 1 (0.80%) Umbraco
Applications
1 8 (6.40%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.80%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.40%) Adobe Campaign
2 1 (0.80%) PlanetPress Connect
2 1 (0.80%) SAP CRM
2 1 (0.80%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.40%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.60%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.60%) SaaS
3 1 (0.80%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.80%) 5G
1 1 (0.80%) DNS
1 1 (0.80%) Internet
1 1 (0.80%) LAN
1 1 (0.80%) WAN
1 1 (0.80%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.20%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.40%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (2.40%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (1.60%) OLAP
3 2 (1.60%) OLAP Cube
4 1 (0.80%) Power BI
4 1 (0.80%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.80%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.80%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (0.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 20 (16.00%) JIRA
2 5 (4.00%) Axure RP
3 4 (3.20%) Git (software)
3 4 (3.20%) TeamCity
4 2 (1.60%) NUnit
4 2 (1.60%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.80%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 1 (0.80%) Bower
5 1 (0.80%) Bugzilla
5 1 (0.80%) Grunt
5 1 (0.80%) gulp
5 1 (0.80%) HP UFT
5 1 (0.80%) Jasmine
5 1 (0.80%) Subversion
5 1 (0.80%) Trac
General
1 33 (26.40%) Retail
2 9 (7.20%) Marketing
3 4 (3.20%) Finance
4 3 (2.40%) General Ledger
5 2 (1.60%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.80%) Banking
6 1 (0.80%) Games
6 1 (0.80%) Legal
Job Titles
1 32 (25.60%) Analyst
2 27 (21.60%) Developer
3 25 (20.00%) Business Analyst
4 23 (18.40%) Architect
5 17 (13.60%) Senior Developer
6 16 (12.80%) Project Manager
7 10 (8.00%) Senior Architect
8 9 (7.20%) Designer
8 9 (7.20%) Scrum Master
9 8 (6.40%) Data Analyst
9 8 (6.40%) Senior Designer
9 8 (6.40%) Technical Architect
10 7 (5.60%) .NET Developer
10 7 (5.60%) Business Data Analyst
10 7 (5.60%) Release Manager
10 7 (5.60%) Technical Analyst
11 6 (4.80%) .NET Designer
11 6 (4.80%) Technical Business Analyst
12 5 (4.00%) Java Developer
12 5 (4.00%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (21.60%) .NET
2 18 (14.40%) SOAP
3 17 (13.60%) REST
4 16 (12.80%) ASP.NET Web API
5 10 (8.00%) Middleware
6 6 (4.80%) RESTful
7 5 (4.00%) Hibernate
7 5 (4.00%) HTML
7 5 (4.00%) Spring
8 4 (3.20%) ASP.NET
8 4 (3.20%) CSS
9 3 (2.40%) .NET Framework
9 3 (2.40%) AngularJS
9 3 (2.40%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (2.40%) Web Services
10 2 (1.60%) CSS3
10 2 (1.60%) HTML5
10 2 (1.60%) jQuery
10 2 (1.60%) KnockoutJS
10 2 (1.60%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 18 (14.40%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (8.00%) User Experience
3 8 (6.40%) Hybrid Cloud
4 5 (4.00%) Data Integration
5 2 (1.60%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.80%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.80%) Enterprise Cloud
6 1 (0.80%) IVR
6 1 (0.80%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.80%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 7 (5.60%) Windows
2 5 (4.00%) Linux
3 1 (0.80%) Debian
3 1 (0.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (0.80%) SUSE
3 1 (0.80%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (0.80%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (45.60%) E-Commerce
2 45 (36.00%) Scrum
3 37 (29.60%) User Stories
4 24 (19.20%) SOA
5 19 (15.20%) Microservices
6 18 (14.40%) Business Analysis
7 17 (13.60%) Software Engineering
8 14 (11.20%) Data Transformation
8 14 (11.20%) Reverse Engineering
8 14 (11.20%) Waterfall
9 12 (9.60%) Change Management
9 12 (9.60%) Data Modelling
9 12 (9.60%) Migration
9 12 (9.60%) Project Management
10 11 (8.80%) Matrix Management
11 10 (8.00%) CRM
11 10 (8.00%) TDD
11 10 (8.00%) Use Case
12 9 (7.20%) Low Latency
12 9 (7.20%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 25 (20.00%) C#
2 10 (8.00%) SQL
3 6 (4.80%) JavaScript
4 5 (4.00%) Java
5 3 (2.40%) VB
5 3 (2.40%) VB6
6 2 (1.60%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.80%) Scala
7 1 (0.80%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 4 (3.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (1.60%) ISEB
2 2 (1.60%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.80%) Degree
3 1 (0.80%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.20%) QA
2 1 (0.80%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.80%) WCAG
Vendors
1 20 (16.00%) Microsoft
2 15 (12.00%) Sitecore
3 10 (8.00%) Red Hat
4 7 (5.60%) Oracle
4 7 (5.60%) SAP
5 6 (4.80%) Atlassian
6 3 (2.40%) hybris
7 2 (1.60%) Adobe
7 2 (1.60%) Apigee
7 2 (1.60%) Mashery
8 1 (0.80%) HP
8 1 (0.80%) Tableau
8 1 (0.80%) TIBCO
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