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 7 May 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
7 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 10 6 6
Rank change year-on-year
-4 0
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 48 63 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 11.91% 13.58% 14.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 14.41% 16.67% 17.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 46 19
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£500 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.40% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £371 £278 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £641 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £373 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.02% +6.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £36.11
% change year-on-year
- -3.07%
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
333 378 145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 82.63% 81.47% 79.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 231 230 94
Average daily rate £475 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 12 6
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £32.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +14.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £17.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £35.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 7 May 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 7 May 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 +2 36 £501 +33.46% 14
Dunstable 0 3 £450 -25.61%
Bedford -4 3 - - 8
Agile Software Development
East of England

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 7 May 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 86 (63.70%) E-Commerce
2 51 (37.78%) Scrum
3 41 (30.37%) SOA
4 32 (23.70%) Waterfall
5 30 (22.22%) Retail
6 29 (21.48%) Project Management
7 22 (16.30%) PRINCE2
8 18 (13.33%) .NET
8 18 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
9 16 (11.85%) SQL Server
10 15 (11.11%) Finance
10 15 (11.11%) WCF
11 14 (10.37%) Microsoft Azure
11 14 (10.37%) C#
11 14 (10.37%) Microsoft
12 13 (9.63%) Java
12 13 (9.63%) ASP.NET
12 13 (9.63%) hybris
13 12 (8.89%) ASP.NET MVC
13 12 (8.89%) JIRA
13 12 (8.89%) Oracle
13 12 (8.89%) Web Services
13 12 (8.89%) MVC
14 11 (8.15%) B2B
14 11 (8.15%) User Acceptance Testing
14 11 (8.15%) Product Management
15 10 (7.41%) KnockoutJS
15 10 (7.41%) jQuery
15 10 (7.41%) Cloud Computing
15 10 (7.41%) Enterprise Architecture

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 7 May 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 5 (3.70%) BizTalk Server
1 5 (3.70%) Confluence
2 4 (2.96%) WebSphere
2 4 (2.96%) Sitecore CMS
2 4 (2.96%) CMS
3 2 (1.48%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (1.48%) IIS
4 1 (0.74%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.74%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (1.48%) MS Project
2 1 (0.74%) MS Office
2 1 (0.74%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.74%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.74%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.22%) Agresso
1 3 (2.22%) Oracle Payables
1 3 (2.22%) Oracle Receivables
1 3 (2.22%) Oracle Assets
1 3 (2.22%) Oracle General Ledger
1 3 (2.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.74%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 14 (10.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (7.41%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (2.96%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.48%) SaaS
5 1 (0.74%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.74%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.74%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.48%) Internet
2 1 (0.74%) Telnet
2 1 (0.74%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (11.85%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.22%) Oracle OWB
2 3 (2.22%) Oracle ODI
2 3 (2.22%) Oracle Database
2 3 (2.22%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 12 (8.89%) JIRA
2 3 (2.22%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.48%) JUnit
4 1 (0.74%) Rational Rhapsody
4 1 (0.74%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (0.74%) Git (software)
General
1 30 (22.22%) Retail
2 15 (11.11%) Finance
3 9 (6.67%) Telecoms
4 6 (4.44%) Legal
5 5 (3.70%) Marketing
6 3 (2.22%) Front Office
6 3 (2.22%) Electronics
6 3 (2.22%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.48%) Games
8 1 (0.74%) Back Office
8 1 (0.74%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.74%) Banking
8 1 (0.74%) Billing
Job Titles
1 36 (26.67%) Architect
2 34 (25.19%) Solutions Architect
3 32 (23.70%) Project Manager
4 17 (12.59%) Analyst
5 13 (9.63%) Business Analyst
6 10 (7.41%) Integration Project Manager
6 10 (7.41%) Integration Manager
6 10 (7.41%) Delivery Manager
7 9 (6.67%) Web Architect
8 7 (5.19%) Senior Solutions Architect
8 7 (5.19%) Senior Architect
9 6 (4.44%) Consultant
10 5 (3.70%) Development Manager
10 5 (3.70%) Product Owner
10 5 (3.70%) ScrumMaster
11 4 (2.96%) BizTalk Consultant
11 4 (2.96%) Agile Project Manager
11 4 (2.96%) Product Manager
11 4 (2.96%) E-Commerce Manager
12 3 (2.22%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (13.33%) .NET
2 15 (11.11%) WCF
3 13 (9.63%) ASP.NET
4 12 (8.89%) ASP.NET MVC
4 12 (8.89%) Web Services
5 10 (7.41%) KnockoutJS
5 10 (7.41%) jQuery
5 10 (7.41%) XML
6 7 (5.19%) ASP.NET Web API
7 5 (3.70%) Middleware
8 4 (2.96%) J2EE
8 4 (2.96%) EJB
8 4 (2.96%) Servlets
9 2 (1.48%) JSON
9 2 (1.48%) REST
9 2 (1.48%) Spring
9 2 (1.48%) SOAP
9 2 (1.48%) Struts
9 2 (1.48%) JMS
9 2 (1.48%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.19%) FMCG
2 6 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (3.70%) Management Information System
3 5 (3.70%) Mobile App
4 3 (2.22%) Thin Client
4 3 (2.22%) DTV
4 3 (2.22%) Social Media
4 3 (2.22%) Data Integration
4 3 (2.22%) Fat Client
4 3 (2.22%) Taxonomies
5 2 (1.48%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.48%) User Experience
6 1 (0.74%) EPoS
6 1 (0.74%) EMV
6 1 (0.74%) EFT
6 1 (0.74%) Mobile Payment
6 1 (0.74%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 4 (2.96%) Windows
2 2 (1.48%) Linux
3 1 (0.74%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.74%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (63.70%) E-Commerce
2 51 (37.78%) Scrum
3 41 (30.37%) SOA
4 32 (23.70%) Waterfall
5 29 (21.48%) Project Management
6 22 (16.30%) PRINCE2
7 18 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
8 12 (8.89%) MVC
9 11 (8.15%) B2B
9 11 (8.15%) User Acceptance Testing
9 11 (8.15%) Product Management
10 10 (7.41%) Enterprise Architecture
11 9 (6.67%) ERP
11 9 (6.67%) Technical Architecture
12 8 (5.93%) Project Planning
12 8 (5.93%) Business Analysis
12 8 (5.93%) User Stories
12 8 (5.93%) Business Intelligence
13 7 (5.19%) Data Modelling
13 7 (5.19%) Logical Data Model
Programming Languages
1 14 (10.37%) C#
2 13 (9.63%) Java
3 6 (4.44%) SQL
4 2 (1.48%) PL/SQL
4 2 (1.48%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.74%) PHP
5 1 (0.74%) C++
5 1 (0.74%) Python
5 1 (0.74%) Go
5 1 (0.74%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.74%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (2.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 3 (2.22%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.48%) Degree
3 2 (1.48%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.48%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (1.48%) ISEB
4 1 (0.74%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.93%) QA
2 1 (0.74%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 1 (0.74%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.74%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.74%) SCCM
1 1 (0.74%) SCOM
Vendors
1 14 (10.37%) Microsoft
2 13 (9.63%) hybris
3 12 (8.89%) Oracle
4 8 (5.93%) SAP
5 7 (5.19%) Sitecore
6 6 (4.44%) Atlassian
7 5 (3.70%) KANA
8 4 (2.96%) TIBCO
9 2 (1.48%) Endeca
9 2 (1.48%) Pega
9 2 (1.48%) OpenText
9 2 (1.48%) webMethods
10 1 (0.74%) Citrix
10 1 (0.74%) VMware
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