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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 23 18 25
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +7
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 32 17 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 6.26% 6.49% 5.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.29% 10.56% 7.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 0 15
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£413 - £385
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 - £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 - £440
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 £55.00 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+48.64% +2.77%
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
439 161 231
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 85.91% 61.45% 72.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 302 76 151
Average daily rate £425 £363 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £223 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £650 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 10
Average hourly rate £17.00 £22.50 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.44% -13.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.50 £13.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £42.50 £124.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 21 August 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 21 August 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 16 £413 - 9
Bedford -14 5 £280 - 6
Dunstable - - - -
Agile Software Development
East of England

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 32 (46.38%) .NET
1 32 (46.38%) E-Commerce
2 30 (43.48%) JavaScript
2 30 (43.48%) SQL Server
2 30 (43.48%) ASP.NET
3 27 (39.13%) C#
4 26 (37.68%) HTML
5 25 (36.23%) Scrum
6 21 (30.43%) TeamCity
7 20 (28.99%) Git (software)
8 17 (24.64%) MVC
8 17 (24.64%) TDD
9 14 (20.29%) Microsoft
10 13 (18.84%) Business Intelligence
10 13 (18.84%) Project Management
10 13 (18.84%) Software Engineering
11 12 (17.39%) Web Services
11 12 (17.39%) Retail
11 12 (17.39%) ASP.NET MVC
12 11 (15.94%) PRINCE2
12 11 (15.94%) OO
12 11 (15.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 10 (14.49%) Java
13 10 (14.49%) XML
13 10 (14.49%) Continuous Integration
14 9 (13.04%) JSP
14 9 (13.04%) Struts
14 9 (13.04%) Eclipse
14 9 (13.04%) Subversion
14 9 (13.04%) Degree

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 (5.80%) WebSphere Application Server
1 4 (5.80%) WebSphere
2 3 (4.35%) IIS
3 2 (2.90%) Confluence
4 1 (1.45%) Drupal
4 1 (1.45%) Moodle
4 1 (1.45%) Apache
4 1 (1.45%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (10.14%) MS Project
2 5 (7.25%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (2.90%) MS Excel
4 1 (1.45%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.45%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 2 (2.90%) CA Clarity
2 1 (1.45%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.90%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (2.90%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (43.48%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.25%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (7.25%) Relational Database
3 4 (5.80%) DB2
3 4 (5.80%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 21 (30.43%) TeamCity
2 20 (28.99%) Git (software)
3 9 (13.04%) Eclipse
3 9 (13.04%) Subversion
4 8 (11.59%) Visual Studio
5 6 (8.70%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (7.25%) JUnit
7 4 (5.80%) MyEclipse
8 3 (4.35%) Maven
9 2 (2.90%) JIRA
9 2 (2.90%) Selenium
9 2 (2.90%) Log4Net
9 2 (2.90%) NUnit
9 2 (2.90%) Artifactory
9 2 (2.90%) Rhino Mocks
9 2 (2.90%) Moq
10 1 (1.45%) Axure RP
10 1 (1.45%) Ant
General
1 12 (17.39%) Retail
2 6 (8.70%) Finance
3 3 (4.35%) Marketing
4 2 (2.90%) Banking
4 2 (2.90%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.45%) Interactive Media
Job Titles
1 32 (46.38%) Developer
2 18 (26.09%) Project Manager
3 13 (18.84%) .NET Developer
4 9 (13.04%) Java Developer
5 8 (11.59%) Architect
6 7 (10.14%) Technical Architect
6 7 (10.14%) IT Project Manager
7 6 (8.70%) Web Developer
7 6 (8.70%) Analyst
8 5 (7.25%) Business Analyst
8 5 (7.25%) Software Engineer
8 5 (7.25%) J2EE Developer
8 5 (7.25%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 4 (5.80%) Java Software Engineer
9 4 (5.80%) ASP.NET Developer
9 4 (5.80%) C# Developer
9 4 (5.80%) C# .NET Developer
10 3 (4.35%) Agile Business Analyst
10 3 (4.35%) .NET Web Developer
11 2 (2.90%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (46.38%) .NET
2 30 (43.48%) ASP.NET
3 26 (37.68%) HTML
4 12 (17.39%) Web Services
4 12 (17.39%) ASP.NET MVC
5 10 (14.49%) XML
6 9 (13.04%) Struts
6 9 (13.04%) JSP
6 9 (13.04%) jQuery
7 7 (10.14%) WCF
7 7 (10.14%) XSLT
8 6 (8.70%) WSDL
9 5 (7.25%) Hibernate
9 5 (7.25%) Spring
9 5 (7.25%) Servlets
9 5 (7.25%) J2EE
10 4 (5.80%) JSF
10 4 (5.80%) Ajax
10 4 (5.80%) Java EE
10 4 (5.80%) ICEfaces
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.70%) Computer Science
2 2 (2.90%) CMDB
2 2 (2.90%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.45%) E-Learning
3 1 (1.45%) Economics
3 1 (1.45%) Animation
3 1 (1.45%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.45%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.80%) UNIX
2 2 (2.90%) Windows
2 2 (2.90%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (2.90%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (46.38%) E-Commerce
2 25 (36.23%) Scrum
3 17 (24.64%) TDD
3 17 (24.64%) MVC
4 13 (18.84%) Project Management
4 13 (18.84%) Business Intelligence
4 13 (18.84%) Software Engineering
5 11 (15.94%) OO
5 11 (15.94%) PRINCE2
6 10 (14.49%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (11.59%) Web Development
8 7 (10.14%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (10.14%) Waterfall
8 7 (10.14%) Unit Testing
9 6 (8.70%) Revenue Management
9 6 (8.70%) DevOps
9 6 (8.70%) Data Management
9 6 (8.70%) B2C
10 5 (7.25%) Extreme Programming
10 5 (7.25%) Master Data Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (43.48%) JavaScript
2 27 (39.13%) C#
3 10 (14.49%) Java
4 4 (5.80%) SQL
5 2 (2.90%) VB
5 2 (2.90%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.45%) ActionScript
6 1 (1.45%) Ruby
6 1 (1.45%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.45%) PHP
Qualifications
1 11 (15.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 9 (13.04%) Degree
3 5 (7.25%) Sun Certification
4 2 (2.90%) ISEB
5 1 (1.45%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.45%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.45%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.45%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.90%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.90%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 14 (20.29%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.25%) Sun
2 5 (7.25%) Oracle
3 4 (5.80%) JBoss
4 2 (2.90%) Planview
4 2 (2.90%) CA
5 1 (1.45%) Endeca
5 1 (1.45%) hybris
5 1 (1.45%) F5
Luton, Bedfordshire
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