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 27 November 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 2 3 22
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +19
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 88 49 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 21.46% 17.88% 4.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 25.96% 23.44% 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 26 10
Average daily rate
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£500 £381 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.14% +3.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £213 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £355
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -1.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £42.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £36.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -2.70%
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
339 209 221
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 82.68% 76.28% 71.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 267 130 143
Average daily rate £425 £370 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.86% -5.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £450 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 10 12
Average hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% -50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £14.50 £14.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.43 £45.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -8.33%

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 27 November 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 27 November 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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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 52 £550 +74.60% 8
Bedford +1 11 £425 +21.42% 11
Dunstable - - - -
Agile Software Development
East of England

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 69 (44.52%) E-Commerce
2 57 (36.77%) Scrum
3 44 (28.39%) PRINCE2
4 39 (25.16%) .NET
5 35 (22.58%) Waterfall
6 33 (21.29%) Retail
7 30 (19.35%) Project Management
7 30 (19.35%) Microsoft
8 29 (18.71%) Finance
9 26 (16.77%) Business Intelligence
10 25 (16.13%) SQL Server
11 24 (15.48%) C#
12 22 (14.19%) SQL
13 21 (13.55%) Oracle
13 21 (13.55%) SOA
14 20 (12.90%) Stakeholder Management
15 19 (12.26%) ERP
16 18 (11.61%) ASP.NET
17 17 (10.97%) SAP
17 17 (10.97%) JavaScript
17 17 (10.97%) Agresso
17 17 (10.97%) TDD
18 16 (10.32%) User Acceptance Testing
18 16 (10.32%) MVC
19 14 (9.03%) HTML
19 14 (9.03%) Web Services
19 14 (9.03%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
19 14 (9.03%) Oracle General Ledger
20 13 (8.39%) Oracle Payables
20 13 (8.39%) Oracle Receivables

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 9 (5.81%) CMS
2 5 (3.23%) Sitecore CMS
3 4 (2.58%) Confluence
4 3 (1.94%) IIS
4 3 (1.94%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (1.29%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.29%) JBoss
5 2 (1.29%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.65%) MQSeries
Applications
1 10 (6.45%) MS Project
2 7 (4.52%) MS Excel
3 5 (3.23%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.65%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 17 (10.97%) Agresso
2 14 (9.03%) Oracle General Ledger
3 13 (8.39%) Oracle Payables
3 13 (8.39%) Oracle Receivables
3 13 (8.39%) Oracle Assets
4 2 (1.29%) CA Clarity
4 2 (1.29%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (3.23%) SaaS
3 2 (1.29%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.58%) Internet
2 1 (0.65%) HTTP
2 1 (0.65%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (16.13%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.16%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (3.23%) Relational Database
4 4 (2.58%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (1.94%) Azure SQL Database
6 2 (1.29%) DB2
7 1 (0.65%) MySQL
7 1 (0.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 10 (6.45%) TeamCity
1 10 (6.45%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (3.87%) Git (software)
2 6 (3.87%) JIRA
2 6 (3.87%) Visual Studio
3 5 (3.23%) Subversion
4 4 (2.58%) Eclipse
5 3 (1.94%) Selenium
6 2 (1.29%) MyEclipse
6 2 (1.29%) Maven
6 2 (1.29%) NUnit
6 2 (1.29%) JUnit
7 1 (0.65%) Log4Net
7 1 (0.65%) ReSharper
7 1 (0.65%) MSTest
7 1 (0.65%) Artifactory
7 1 (0.65%) NSubstitute
General
1 33 (21.29%) Retail
2 29 (18.71%) Finance
3 6 (3.87%) General Ledger
3 6 (3.87%) Marketing
3 6 (3.87%) Legal
4 4 (2.58%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.94%) Banking
6 1 (0.65%) Back Office
6 1 (0.65%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.65%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 44 (28.39%) Project Manager
2 33 (21.29%) Architect
3 26 (16.77%) Analyst
4 25 (16.13%) Solutions Architect
5 24 (15.48%) Developer
6 19 (12.26%) Business Analyst
7 12 (7.74%) .NET Developer
8 10 (6.45%) Delivery Manager
9 9 (5.81%) IT Project Manager
10 8 (5.16%) Web Architect
10 8 (5.16%) Senior .NET Developer
10 8 (5.16%) Senior Developer
11 7 (4.52%) Senior Manager
12 6 (3.87%) Agile Project Manager
12 6 (3.87%) C# Developer
13 5 (3.23%) Systems Analyst
14 4 (2.58%) C# .NET Developer
14 4 (2.58%) Head of Development
14 4 (2.58%) Test Analyst
14 4 (2.58%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (25.16%) .NET
2 18 (11.61%) ASP.NET
3 14 (9.03%) HTML
3 14 (9.03%) Web Services
4 12 (7.74%) jQuery
5 10 (6.45%) CSS
6 9 (5.81%) ASP.NET MVC
7 6 (3.87%) WCF
8 5 (3.23%) .NET Framework
9 4 (2.58%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 4 (2.58%) Ajax
9 4 (2.58%) Middleware
9 4 (2.58%) JSP
9 4 (2.58%) XML
9 4 (2.58%) Struts
10 3 (1.94%) Silverlight
10 3 (1.94%) CSS3
10 3 (1.94%) Razor View Engine
11 2 (1.29%) ICEfaces
11 2 (1.29%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.16%) Data Integration
2 7 (4.52%) User Experience
3 5 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (1.94%) Computer Science
4 3 (1.94%) Tandem
5 2 (1.29%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.29%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.65%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.65%) E-Learning
6 1 (0.65%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.65%) Economics
6 1 (0.65%) CMDB
6 1 (0.65%) Copywriting
6 1 (0.65%) FMCG
6 1 (0.65%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.65%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (0.65%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 10 (6.45%) Windows
2 5 (3.23%) Linux
3 2 (1.29%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (1.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (1.29%) UNIX
4 1 (0.65%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (44.52%) E-Commerce
2 57 (36.77%) Scrum
3 44 (28.39%) PRINCE2
4 35 (22.58%) Waterfall
5 30 (19.35%) Project Management
6 26 (16.77%) Business Intelligence
7 21 (13.55%) SOA
8 20 (12.90%) Stakeholder Management
9 19 (12.26%) ERP
10 17 (10.97%) TDD
11 16 (10.32%) User Acceptance Testing
11 16 (10.32%) MVC
12 11 (7.10%) Software Engineering
12 11 (7.10%) Business Analysis
13 10 (6.45%) Web Development
13 10 (6.45%) Systems Analysis
14 9 (5.81%) Migration
14 9 (5.81%) Technical Architecture
15 8 (5.16%) Change Management
15 8 (5.16%) OO
Programming Languages
1 24 (15.48%) C#
2 22 (14.19%) SQL
3 17 (10.97%) JavaScript
4 11 (7.10%) Java
5 3 (1.94%) C++
5 3 (1.94%) T-SQL
5 3 (1.94%) C
6 1 (0.65%) VB
6 1 (0.65%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.65%) Ruby
6 1 (0.65%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 14 (9.03%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 6 (3.87%) Degree
3 4 (2.58%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (1.94%) ISEB
5 2 (1.29%) CBAP
5 2 (1.29%) Sun Certification
6 1 (0.65%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.65%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.16%) QA
2 1 (0.65%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (0.65%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.29%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 30 (19.35%) Microsoft
2 21 (13.55%) Oracle
3 17 (10.97%) SAP
4 7 (4.52%) Sitecore
5 4 (2.58%) hybris
5 4 (2.58%) Atlassian
6 2 (1.29%) Planview
6 2 (1.29%) CA
6 2 (1.29%) Sun
7 1 (0.65%) IBM
7 1 (0.65%) TIBCO
7 1 (0.65%) Primavera
7 1 (0.65%) Unica
7 1 (0.65%) Twitter
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