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 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 7 8 19
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +11
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 64 45 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 14.88% 11.54% 5.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 18.23% 14.52% 7.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 33 9
Average daily rate
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£513 £375 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.73% -28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £277 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £510 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.20% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-1.36% +4.28%
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
351 310 149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 81.63% 79.49% 74.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 260 192 91
Average daily rate £475 £425 £361
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £511 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 8 3
Average hourly rate £40.00 £20.00 £19.39
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% +3.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

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 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 27 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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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 43 £500 +25.00% 6
Bedford +4 5 £638 +140.56% 6
Dunstable - - - - 3
Shefford - - - -
Agile Software Development
East of England

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 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.

1 102 (65.38%) E-Commerce
2 54 (34.62%) Scrum
3 48 (30.77%) SOA
4 33 (21.15%) Retail
5 29 (18.59%) .NET
6 27 (17.31%) Project Management
6 27 (17.31%) Waterfall
7 26 (16.67%) Microsoft
8 22 (14.10%) Stakeholder Management
9 20 (12.82%) PRINCE2
9 20 (12.82%) C#
9 20 (12.82%) SQL Server
10 17 (10.90%) Microsoft Azure
11 16 (10.26%) WCF
12 15 (9.62%) ASP.NET
13 14 (8.97%) MVC
13 14 (8.97%) Finance
13 14 (8.97%) ASP.NET MVC
14 13 (8.33%) hybris
14 13 (8.33%) Enterprise Architecture
15 12 (7.69%) Web Services
15 12 (7.69%) jQuery
15 12 (7.69%) Sitecore
16 11 (7.05%) User Acceptance Testing
16 11 (7.05%) Technical Architecture
16 11 (7.05%) Java
17 10 (6.41%) SQL
17 10 (6.41%) Data Modelling
17 10 (6.41%) CMS
17 10 (6.41%) JIRA

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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 10 (6.41%) CMS
2 8 (5.13%) Sitecore CMS
3 6 (3.85%) BizTalk Server
4 5 (3.21%) Confluence
5 3 (1.92%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.28%) IIS
7 1 (0.64%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.64%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.64%) JBoss
7 1 (0.64%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (3.21%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.64%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.64%) MS Project
2 1 (0.64%) MS Office
2 1 (0.64%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (2.56%) Agresso
2 3 (1.92%) Oracle General Ledger
2 3 (1.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (1.92%) Oracle Payables
2 3 (1.92%) Oracle Receivables
2 3 (1.92%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (0.64%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.64%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 17 (10.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (6.41%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (3.21%) SaaS
4 3 (1.92%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.64%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.64%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.28%) Internet
2 1 (0.64%) Intranet
2 1 (0.64%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (12.82%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.92%) Azure SQL Database
3 2 (1.28%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (1.28%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.64%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.64%) DB2
4 1 (0.64%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (6.41%) JIRA
2 4 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.28%) JUnit
4 1 (0.64%) Rational Rhapsody
4 1 (0.64%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (0.64%) MyEclipse
4 1 (0.64%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.64%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.64%) Subversion
4 1 (0.64%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.64%) Eclipse
General
1 33 (21.15%) Retail
2 14 (8.97%) Finance
3 9 (5.77%) Legal
4 7 (4.49%) Marketing
4 7 (4.49%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.92%) Front Office
5 3 (1.92%) Electronics
5 3 (1.92%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.64%) Billing
6 1 (0.64%) Banking
6 1 (0.64%) Back Office
6 1 (0.64%) Games
Job Titles
1 52 (33.33%) Architect
2 43 (27.56%) Solutions Architect
3 31 (19.87%) Project Manager
4 21 (13.46%) Analyst
5 17 (10.90%) Business Analyst
6 14 (8.97%) Web Architect
7 13 (8.33%) Delivery Manager
8 10 (6.41%) Integration Manager
8 10 (6.41%) Integration Project Manager
9 7 (4.49%) Senior Architect
9 7 (4.49%) Senior Solutions Architect
9 7 (4.49%) Consultant
10 6 (3.85%) Development Manager
11 5 (3.21%) Agile Project Manager
11 5 (3.21%) BizTalk Consultant
12 4 (2.56%) Product Manager
12 4 (2.56%) Senior Manager
12 4 (2.56%) Web Manager
12 4 (2.56%) ScrumMaster
12 4 (2.56%) Head of Development
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (18.59%) .NET
2 16 (10.26%) WCF
3 15 (9.62%) ASP.NET
4 14 (8.97%) ASP.NET MVC
5 12 (7.69%) Web Services
5 12 (7.69%) jQuery
6 10 (6.41%) KnockoutJS
7 8 (5.13%) XML
8 7 (4.49%) ASP.NET Web API
9 6 (3.85%) Middleware
10 4 (2.56%) HTML
11 3 (1.92%) CSS
11 3 (1.92%) Struts
12 2 (1.28%) JMS
12 2 (1.28%) JDBC
12 2 (1.28%) EJB
12 2 (1.28%) Servlets
12 2 (1.28%) J2EE
12 2 (1.28%) Spring
12 2 (1.28%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.41%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.21%) Mobile App
3 4 (2.56%) Management Information System
4 3 (1.92%) FMCG
4 3 (1.92%) Fat Client
4 3 (1.92%) DTV
4 3 (1.92%) Thin Client
5 2 (1.28%) User Experience
5 2 (1.28%) Taxonomies
5 2 (1.28%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.64%) Mobile Payment
6 1 (0.64%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.64%) CMDB
6 1 (0.64%) Copywriting
6 1 (0.64%) Tandem
6 1 (0.64%) E-Learning
6 1 (0.64%) EPoS
6 1 (0.64%) EMV
6 1 (0.64%) EFT
Operating Systems
1 6 (3.85%) Windows
1 6 (3.85%) Linux
2 1 (0.64%) Apple iOS
2 1 (0.64%) Android
2 1 (0.64%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (65.38%) E-Commerce
2 54 (34.62%) Scrum
3 48 (30.77%) SOA
4 27 (17.31%) Project Management
4 27 (17.31%) Waterfall
5 22 (14.10%) Stakeholder Management
6 20 (12.82%) PRINCE2
7 14 (8.97%) MVC
8 13 (8.33%) Enterprise Architecture
9 11 (7.05%) User Acceptance Testing
9 11 (7.05%) Technical Architecture
10 10 (6.41%) Data Modelling
10 10 (6.41%) Product Management
11 9 (5.77%) Logical Data Model
11 9 (5.77%) Business Analysis
11 9 (5.77%) Software Engineering
11 9 (5.77%) Migration
11 9 (5.77%) Business Intelligence
12 7 (4.49%) Project Planning
12 7 (4.49%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 20 (12.82%) C#
2 11 (7.05%) Java
3 10 (6.41%) SQL
4 2 (1.28%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.64%) Golang
5 1 (0.64%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.64%) Ruby
5 1 (0.64%) PHP
5 1 (0.64%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (2.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (1.28%) ISEB
2 2 (1.28%) Degree
2 2 (1.28%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (0.64%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.13%) QA
2 1 (0.64%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.64%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 1 (0.64%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.64%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.64%) SCCM
1 1 (0.64%) SCOM
Vendors
1 26 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 13 (8.33%) hybris
3 12 (7.69%) Sitecore
4 8 (5.13%) Oracle
5 7 (4.49%) SAP
6 6 (3.85%) Atlassian
7 5 (3.21%) KANA
8 2 (1.28%) webMethods
8 2 (1.28%) TIBCO
8 2 (1.28%) OpenText
8 2 (1.28%) Endeca
9 1 (0.64%) VMware