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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 3 8 15
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +7
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 78 41 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 19.90% 11.95% 6.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 24.07% 16.27% 9.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 33 9
Average daily rate
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£525 £375 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £221 £337
10% offered a daily rate of more than £626 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.63% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £37.40
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +6.95%
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
324 252 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 82.65% 73.47% 73.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 253 157 83
Average daily rate £475 £420 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.09% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £329 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £501 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 6
Average hourly rate £32.50 £17.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+85.71% -53.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £12.51 £19.39
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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 4 March 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 4 March 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 +6 42 £525 +31.25% 20
Bedford +6 7 £550 +107.54% 4
Dunstable - - - - 1
Leighton Buzzard - - - -
Shefford - - - -
Agile Software Development
East of England

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 4 March 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.

1 109 (64.50%) E-Commerce
2 56 (33.14%) Scrum
3 54 (31.95%) SOA
4 32 (18.93%) Retail
5 30 (17.75%) .NET
6 27 (15.98%) Project Management
6 27 (15.98%) Waterfall
7 26 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
8 24 (14.20%) Microsoft
9 22 (13.02%) PRINCE2
10 21 (12.43%) C#
11 20 (11.83%) SQL Server
12 16 (9.47%) Finance
13 15 (8.88%) MVC
13 15 (8.88%) SQL
14 14 (8.28%) Technical Architecture
15 13 (7.69%) Enterprise Architecture
15 13 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
15 13 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
15 13 (7.69%) ASP.NET
15 13 (7.69%) Data Modelling
15 13 (7.69%) CMS
16 12 (7.10%) Web Services
16 12 (7.10%) jQuery
16 12 (7.10%) User Acceptance Testing
16 12 (7.10%) Logical Data Model
17 11 (6.51%) WCF
17 11 (6.51%) Sitecore
17 11 (6.51%) hybris
17 11 (6.51%) Oracle

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 13 (7.69%) CMS
2 9 (5.33%) Sitecore CMS
3 4 (2.37%) Confluence
3 4 (2.37%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (1.78%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.59%) MQSeries
5 1 (0.59%) JBoss
5 1 (0.59%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (0.59%) IIS
5 1 (0.59%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.59%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 5 (2.96%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.59%) MS Project
2 1 (0.59%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.59%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (3.55%) Agresso
2 4 (2.37%) Oracle Payables
2 4 (2.37%) Oracle Receivables
2 4 (2.37%) Oracle Assets
2 4 (2.37%) Oracle General Ledger
3 3 (1.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.59%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.59%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 13 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (4.14%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (2.96%) SaaS
4 2 (1.18%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.59%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.59%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.18%) Internet
2 1 (0.59%) Intranet
2 1 (0.59%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (11.83%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.37%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (1.78%) Azure SQL Database
4 2 (1.18%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.59%) DB2
5 1 (0.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.59%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.59%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (3.55%) JIRA
2 4 (2.37%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.18%) TeamCity
3 2 (1.18%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.59%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.59%) ReSharper
4 1 (0.59%) Subversion
4 1 (0.59%) NUnit
4 1 (0.59%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (0.59%) Rational Rhapsody
4 1 (0.59%) MyEclipse
4 1 (0.59%) NSubstitute
General
1 32 (18.93%) Retail
2 16 (9.47%) Finance
3 9 (5.33%) Legal
4 8 (4.73%) Marketing
5 4 (2.37%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.78%) Electronics
6 3 (1.78%) Front Office
6 3 (1.78%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.18%) Banking
7 2 (1.18%) Back Office
8 1 (0.59%) Games
8 1 (0.59%) Billing
Job Titles
1 60 (35.50%) Architect
2 51 (30.18%) Solutions Architect
3 31 (18.34%) Project Manager
4 26 (15.38%) Analyst
5 21 (12.43%) Business Analyst
6 17 (10.06%) Web Architect
7 16 (9.47%) Delivery Manager
8 10 (5.92%) Integration Manager
8 10 (5.92%) Integration Project Manager
9 9 (5.33%) Developer
10 6 (3.55%) Development Manager
10 6 (3.55%) Consultant
11 5 (2.96%) Web Manager
11 5 (2.96%) Agile Project Manager
11 5 (2.96%) Head of Development
12 4 (2.37%) ScrumMaster
12 4 (2.37%) Senior Architect
12 4 (2.37%) Senior Solutions Architect
12 4 (2.37%) BizTalk Consultant
12 4 (2.37%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (17.75%) .NET
2 13 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
2 13 (7.69%) ASP.NET
3 12 (7.10%) Web Services
3 12 (7.10%) jQuery
4 11 (6.51%) WCF
5 7 (4.14%) KnockoutJS
6 6 (3.55%) XML
6 6 (3.55%) HTML
6 6 (3.55%) CSS
7 5 (2.96%) Middleware
8 4 (2.37%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 4 (2.37%) ASP.NET Web API
9 3 (1.78%) JSON
9 3 (1.78%) .NET Framework
9 3 (1.78%) Ajax
9 3 (1.78%) CSS3
10 2 (1.18%) REST
11 1 (0.59%) WinForms
11 1 (0.59%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 10 (5.92%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (2.37%) Mobile App
2 4 (2.37%) Management Information System
3 3 (1.78%) DTV
3 3 (1.78%) Thin Client
3 3 (1.78%) Fat Client
3 3 (1.78%) Data Integration
3 3 (1.78%) User Experience
4 2 (1.18%) Tandem
5 1 (0.59%) E-Learning
5 1 (0.59%) EPoS
5 1 (0.59%) EMV
5 1 (0.59%) EFT
5 1 (0.59%) Copywriting
5 1 (0.59%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (0.59%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.59%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 6 (3.55%) Windows
2 5 (2.96%) Linux
3 1 (0.59%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (64.50%) E-Commerce
2 56 (33.14%) Scrum
3 54 (31.95%) SOA
4 27 (15.98%) Project Management
4 27 (15.98%) Waterfall
5 26 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
6 22 (13.02%) PRINCE2
7 15 (8.88%) MVC
8 14 (8.28%) Technical Architecture
9 13 (7.69%) Enterprise Architecture
9 13 (7.69%) Data Modelling
10 12 (7.10%) User Acceptance Testing
10 12 (7.10%) Logical Data Model
11 10 (5.92%) Business Analysis
11 10 (5.92%) Software Engineering
12 9 (5.33%) Migration
12 9 (5.33%) Business Intelligence
12 9 (5.33%) ERP
13 8 (4.73%) CRM
13 8 (4.73%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 21 (12.43%) C#
2 15 (8.88%) SQL
3 9 (5.33%) Java
4 4 (2.37%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.59%) Python
5 1 (0.59%) PHP
5 1 (0.59%) C
5 1 (0.59%) C++
5 1 (0.59%) Ruby
5 1 (0.59%) Golang
Qualifications
1 4 (2.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 3 (1.78%) ISEB
3 2 (1.18%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (1.18%) Degree
4 1 (0.59%) CBAP
4 1 (0.59%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.73%) QA
2 1 (0.59%) ISO 8583
2 1 (0.59%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (0.59%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.59%) SCCM
1 1 (0.59%) SCOM
Vendors
1 24 (14.20%) Microsoft
2 11 (6.51%) Sitecore
2 11 (6.51%) hybris
2 11 (6.51%) Oracle
3 9 (5.33%) SAP
4 5 (2.96%) KANA
4 5 (2.96%) Atlassian
5 3 (1.78%) TIBCO
6 2 (1.18%) webMethods
7 1 (0.59%) VMware
7 1 (0.59%) Twitter