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 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Agile Software Development
East of England / Bedfordshire
Rank 4 5 2
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -3
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 44 48 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 16.36% 15.09% 23.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 19.21% 17.33% 28.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 38 76
Median daily rate £450 £450 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £245 £353
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £608 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £45.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-8.88% +21.62%

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
229 277 306
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 85.13% 87.11% 80.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 197 240
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 31 7
Median hourly rate £14.00 £47.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-70.52% +171.42%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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 19 January 2017.

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 19 January 2017. 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 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 26 £475 +11.76% 8
Bedford - 5 £450 - 3
Agile Software Development
East of England

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 44 (42.31%) E-Commerce
2 37 (35.58%) C#
3 34 (32.69%) Continuous Integration
4 27 (25.96%) Cucumber
5 26 (25.00%) BDD
5 26 (25.00%) Ruby
5 26 (25.00%) Python
6 25 (24.04%) Test Automation
7 24 (23.08%) QA
7 24 (23.08%) Java
8 23 (22.12%) TDD
8 23 (22.12%) API Testing
9 22 (21.15%) SDET
10 20 (19.23%) Selenium
10 20 (19.23%) JIRA
10 20 (19.23%) Enterprise Architecture
11 19 (18.27%) .NET
12 18 (17.31%) Scrum
12 18 (17.31%) Continuous Delivery
13 17 (16.35%) SQL Server
13 17 (16.35%) Web Services
13 17 (16.35%) SoapUI
13 17 (16.35%) Mobile App
14 16 (15.38%) SpecFlow
15 15 (14.42%) Feature Driven Development
15 15 (14.42%) ATDD
15 15 (14.42%) TeamCity
16 14 (13.46%) TOGAF
16 14 (13.46%) JavaScript
17 13 (12.50%) Calabash

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 10 (9.62%) SharePoint
2 5 (4.81%) Drupal
3 4 (3.85%) CMS
3 4 (3.85%) JBoss
4 2 (1.92%) Confluence
4 2 (1.92%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.96%) Apache
5 1 (0.96%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.96%) SAS
5 1 (0.96%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.96%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.96%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.96%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (0.96%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 11 (10.58%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (9.62%) IaaS
3 5 (4.81%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (9.62%) DNS
1 10 (9.62%) WAN
2 6 (5.77%) LAN
3 1 (0.96%) Firewall
3 1 (0.96%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (16.35%) SQL Server
2 10 (9.62%) Relational Database
3 9 (8.65%) NoSQL
4 3 (2.88%) Big Data
5 2 (1.92%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.92%) MySQL
6 1 (0.96%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.96%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.96%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.96%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.96%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 27 (25.96%) Cucumber
2 20 (19.23%) JIRA
2 20 (19.23%) Selenium
3 17 (16.35%) SoapUI
4 16 (15.38%) SpecFlow
5 15 (14.42%) TeamCity
6 13 (12.50%) Calabash
7 11 (10.58%) Appium
7 11 (10.58%) JBehave
7 11 (10.58%) Jenkins
8 10 (9.62%) JUnit
8 10 (9.62%) TestNG
8 10 (9.62%) WebDriver
9 8 (7.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 7 (6.73%) Ant
10 7 (6.73%) Maven
11 4 (3.85%) Capybara
12 2 (1.92%) Subversion
13 1 (0.96%) Git (software)
13 1 (0.96%) NUnit
General
1 8 (7.69%) Finance
2 3 (2.88%) Marketing
2 3 (2.88%) Retail
3 2 (1.92%) Advertising
3 2 (1.92%) Banking
3 2 (1.92%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (0.96%) Military
4 1 (0.96%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 25 (24.04%) Architect
2 22 (21.15%) Test Engineer
3 18 (17.31%) Developer
4 16 (15.38%) Test Automation Engineer
5 11 (10.58%) Solutions Architect
6 10 (9.62%) Analyst
6 10 (9.62%) Infrastructure Architect
7 9 (8.65%) Applications Engineer
8 8 (7.69%) C# Developer
9 7 (6.73%) Project Manager
10 6 (5.77%) AWS Architect
10 6 (5.77%) Full Stack Developer
10 6 (5.77%) Test Analyst
11 5 (4.81%) Drupal Developer
11 5 (4.81%) Java Developer
11 5 (4.81%) Mobile Engineer
11 5 (4.81%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
11 5 (4.81%) Senior Test Engineer
12 4 (3.85%) Programme Manager
12 4 (3.85%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (18.27%) .NET
2 17 (16.35%) Web Services
3 11 (10.58%) AngularJS
3 11 (10.58%) Gherkin
4 8 (7.69%) REST
5 7 (6.73%) HTML
5 7 (6.73%) jQuery
6 6 (5.77%) ASP.NET
6 6 (5.77%) ASP.NET Web API
6 6 (5.77%) CSS
6 6 (5.77%) J2EE
7 5 (4.81%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5 (4.81%) Entity Framework
8 3 (2.88%) JSON
8 3 (2.88%) Middleware
9 2 (1.92%) SOAP
9 2 (1.92%) Spring
9 2 (1.92%) XML
9 2 (1.92%) XSLT
10 1 (0.96%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (16.35%) Mobile App
2 9 (8.65%) Linked Data
3 5 (4.81%) Blockchain
4 2 (1.92%) PMI
5 1 (0.96%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.96%) Data Extraction
5 1 (0.96%) Data Integration
5 1 (0.96%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.96%) Fintech
5 1 (0.96%) SWIFT
5 1 (0.96%) Taxonomies
5 1 (0.96%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (10.58%) Linux
2 9 (8.65%) Android
2 9 (8.65%) Apple iOS
3 8 (7.69%) Windows
4 2 (1.92%) MVS
5 1 (0.96%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (42.31%) E-Commerce
2 34 (32.69%) Continuous Integration
3 26 (25.00%) BDD
4 25 (24.04%) Test Automation
5 23 (22.12%) API Testing
5 23 (22.12%) TDD
6 20 (19.23%) Enterprise Architecture
7 18 (17.31%) Continuous Delivery
7 18 (17.31%) Scrum
8 15 (14.42%) ATDD
8 15 (14.42%) Feature Driven Development
9 14 (13.46%) TOGAF
10 12 (11.54%) SOA
11 11 (10.58%) Waterfall
12 10 (9.62%) Automation Testing
12 10 (9.62%) Defect Management
12 10 (9.62%) High Availability
12 10 (9.62%) Presales
12 10 (9.62%) Service Management
12 10 (9.62%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (35.58%) C#
2 26 (25.00%) Python
2 26 (25.00%) Ruby
3 24 (23.08%) Java
4 14 (13.46%) JavaScript
5 10 (9.62%) Perl
6 7 (6.73%) SQL
7 1 (0.96%) Haskell
7 1 (0.96%) PHP
7 1 (0.96%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.96%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (11.54%) Degree
2 2 (1.92%) ISEB
2 2 (1.92%) ISTQB
2 2 (1.92%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.96%) AWS Certification
3 1 (0.96%) PgMP
3 1 (0.96%) PMP
3 1 (0.96%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.96%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (23.08%) QA
2 22 (21.15%) SDET
3 1 (0.96%) SEPA
System Software
1 9 (8.65%) Virtual Servers
Vendors
1 12 (11.54%) Xamarin
2 8 (7.69%) Microsoft
3 6 (5.77%) hybris
4 2 (1.92%) Atlassian
4 2 (1.92%) Oracle
4 2 (1.92%) Sitecore
5 1 (0.96%) Ab Initio
5 1 (0.96%) IBM
5 1 (0.96%) Pega
5 1 (0.96%) Tableau