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 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 4 3 19
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +16
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 75 50 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 15.63% 18.05% 8.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 17.44% 26.46% 11.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 9 24
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£450 £430 £394
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% +9.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £264 £341
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £510 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £41.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-14.63% +9.33%
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
430 189 259
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 89.58% 68.23% 73.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 310 90 168
Average daily rate £425 £325 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £215 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 10 9
Average hourly rate £43.72 £22.50 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+94.28% -13.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.25 £14.50 £9.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £42.00 £113.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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 September 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 September 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 +7 49 £450 +5.88% 9
Bedford -5 10 £348 - 9
Dunstable - - - - 1
Agile Software Development
East of England

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 58 (42.65%) E-Commerce
2 56 (41.18%) Scrum
3 43 (31.62%) .NET
4 41 (30.15%) PRINCE2
5 37 (27.21%) Waterfall
6 36 (26.47%) JavaScript
6 36 (26.47%) SQL Server
7 34 (25.00%) ASP.NET
8 32 (23.53%) C#
9 30 (22.06%) HTML
10 27 (19.85%) Finance
11 26 (19.12%) Retail
12 25 (18.38%) MVC
13 24 (17.65%) Project Management
13 24 (17.65%) TDD
14 23 (16.91%) Oracle
14 23 (16.91%) Business Intelligence
15 22 (16.18%) TeamCity
16 21 (15.44%) Git (software)
17 19 (13.97%) Microsoft
18 17 (12.50%) Agresso
18 17 (12.50%) ERP
18 17 (12.50%) SAP
19 16 (11.76%) Web Services
19 16 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
19 16 (11.76%) jQuery
20 15 (11.03%) User Acceptance Testing
20 15 (11.03%) Software Engineering
20 15 (11.03%) Oracle General Ledger
21 14 (10.29%) Java

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 4 (2.94%) WebSphere Application Server
1 4 (2.94%) IIS
1 4 (2.94%) WebSphere
2 3 (2.21%) Confluence
2 3 (2.21%) CMS
3 2 (1.47%) Apache
3 2 (1.47%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.74%) Drupal
4 1 (0.74%) Moodle
4 1 (0.74%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 11 (8.09%) MS Project
2 5 (3.68%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (1.47%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.47%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 17 (12.50%) Agresso
2 15 (11.03%) Oracle General Ledger
3 14 (10.29%) Oracle Payables
3 14 (10.29%) Oracle Receivables
3 14 (10.29%) Oracle Assets
4 2 (1.47%) CA Clarity
5 1 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.21%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.94%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (26.47%) SQL Server
2 10 (7.35%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (5.15%) Relational Database
3 7 (5.15%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (2.94%) DB2
5 1 (0.74%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 22 (16.18%) TeamCity
2 21 (15.44%) Git (software)
3 11 (8.09%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (6.62%) Eclipse
4 9 (6.62%) Visual Studio
5 7 (5.15%) Subversion
6 5 (3.68%) JUnit
7 4 (2.94%) MyEclipse
7 4 (2.94%) Maven
7 4 (2.94%) JIRA
8 3 (2.21%) Selenium
8 3 (2.21%) NUnit
9 2 (1.47%) Artifactory
9 2 (1.47%) Log4Net
9 2 (1.47%) Ant
9 2 (1.47%) Rhino Mocks
9 2 (1.47%) Moq
10 1 (0.74%) MSTest
General
1 27 (19.85%) Finance
2 26 (19.12%) Retail
3 9 (6.62%) General Ledger
4 5 (3.68%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.94%) Marketing
6 3 (2.21%) Banking
7 1 (0.74%) Online Betting
7 1 (0.74%) Interactive Media
7 1 (0.74%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.74%) Legal
Job Titles
1 42 (30.88%) Project Manager
1 42 (30.88%) Developer
2 22 (16.18%) Analyst
3 18 (13.24%) Business Analyst
4 17 (12.50%) .NET Developer
5 15 (11.03%) Architect
6 11 (8.09%) Solutions Architect
7 9 (6.62%) Web Developer
7 9 (6.62%) Java Developer
7 9 (6.62%) IT Project Manager
8 8 (5.88%) Digital Project Manager
9 7 (5.15%) Agile Business Analyst
9 7 (5.15%) Senior Developer
9 7 (5.15%) Senior .NET Developer
10 6 (4.41%) C# Developer
11 5 (3.68%) Java/J2EE Developer
11 5 (3.68%) C# .NET Developer
11 5 (3.68%) J2EE Developer
11 5 (3.68%) Software Engineer
12 4 (2.94%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (31.62%) .NET
2 34 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 30 (22.06%) HTML
4 16 (11.76%) Web Services
4 16 (11.76%) jQuery
5 14 (10.29%) ASP.NET MVC
6 11 (8.09%) CSS
7 10 (7.35%) XML
8 9 (6.62%) Struts
8 9 (6.62%) JSP
9 7 (5.15%) XSLT
10 6 (4.41%) J2EE
10 6 (4.41%) WCF
10 6 (4.41%) .NET Framework
11 5 (3.68%) Ajax
11 5 (3.68%) Spring
11 5 (3.68%) Servlets
11 5 (3.68%) Hibernate
12 4 (2.94%) ICEfaces
12 4 (2.94%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.62%) Data Integration
2 8 (5.88%) User Experience
3 6 (4.41%) Computer Science
4 5 (3.68%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.47%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.47%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.47%) Tandem
5 2 (1.47%) CMDB
6 1 (0.74%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.74%) Animation
6 1 (0.74%) Economics
6 1 (0.74%) FMCG
6 1 (0.74%) E-Learning
6 1 (0.74%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 7 (5.15%) Windows
2 4 (2.94%) UNIX
3 3 (2.21%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (2.21%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.74%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (42.65%) E-Commerce
2 56 (41.18%) Scrum
3 41 (30.15%) PRINCE2
4 37 (27.21%) Waterfall
5 25 (18.38%) MVC
6 24 (17.65%) Project Management
6 24 (17.65%) TDD
7 23 (16.91%) Business Intelligence
8 17 (12.50%) ERP
9 16 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
10 15 (11.03%) User Acceptance Testing
10 15 (11.03%) Software Engineering
11 13 (9.56%) Continuous Integration
11 13 (9.56%) OO
12 12 (8.82%) Business Analysis
13 11 (8.09%) Web Development
14 10 (7.35%) SOA
15 8 (5.88%) Migration
15 8 (5.88%) PRINCE
15 8 (5.88%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 36 (26.47%) JavaScript
2 32 (23.53%) C#
3 14 (10.29%) Java
4 13 (9.56%) SQL
5 3 (2.21%) T-SQL
6 2 (1.47%) VB
6 2 (1.47%) C++
6 2 (1.47%) C
6 2 (1.47%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.74%) Ruby
7 1 (0.74%) PHP
7 1 (0.74%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.74%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 14 (10.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 10 (7.35%) Degree
3 5 (3.68%) Sun Certification
4 4 (2.94%) ISEB
4 4 (2.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (1.47%) CBAP
6 1 (0.74%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.74%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.68%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.47%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (2.21%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 23 (16.91%) Oracle
2 19 (13.97%) Microsoft
3 17 (12.50%) SAP
4 5 (3.68%) Sun
5 4 (2.94%) JBoss
6 3 (2.21%) Endeca
6 3 (2.21%) hybris
6 3 (2.21%) F5
7 2 (1.47%) CA
7 2 (1.47%) Sitecore
7 2 (1.47%) Planview
8 1 (0.74%) Unica
8 1 (0.74%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.74%) Twitter
8 1 (0.74%) Primavera
8 1 (0.74%) IBM
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