The table below looks at the statistics for Agile Software Development skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge 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 April 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 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 5 7 16
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +9
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 50 50 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 14.37% 13.89% 7.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 19.92% 18.94% 12.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 35 18
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -5.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £294 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £490 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £37.45
% change year-on-year
- -6.54%
Agile Software Development
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
251 264 229
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 72.13% 73.33% 61.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 154 108
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £500 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £362
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +3.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 32 29
Average hourly rate £40.00 £39.50 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +2.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £35.00 £19.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-2.58% -3.12%

Agile Software Development
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Agile Software Development Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Agile Software Development
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Cambridge region.

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

Agile Software Development
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015.

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

Agile Software Development
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Cambridge region.

Agile Software Development Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 42 (40.38%) Scrum
2 30 (28.85%) C#
2 30 (28.85%) .NET
3 27 (25.96%) Microsoft
4 23 (22.12%) Project Management
4 23 (22.12%) PRINCE2
5 22 (21.15%) Waterfall
6 18 (17.31%) Stakeholder Management
7 17 (16.35%) Java
7 17 (16.35%) E-Commerce
7 17 (16.35%) BDD
7 17 (16.35%) QA
8 14 (13.46%) HTML
9 13 (12.50%) CSS
9 13 (12.50%) Business Analysis
10 12 (11.54%) Ruby
10 12 (11.54%) Web Services
10 12 (11.54%) SpecFlow
11 11 (10.58%) SQL
11 11 (10.58%) Selenium
12 10 (9.62%) Regression Testing
12 10 (9.62%) XML
12 10 (9.62%) SAP
12 10 (9.62%) ASP.NET
12 10 (9.62%) ITIL
12 10 (9.62%) SharePoint
13 9 (8.65%) HTML5
13 9 (8.65%) CSS3
13 9 (8.65%) .NET Framework
13 9 (8.65%) TDD

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 (9.62%) SharePoint
2 7 (6.73%) CMS
2 7 (6.73%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (3.85%) Documentum
4 1 (0.96%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.96%) Apache
4 1 (0.96%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.96%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.96%) Umbraco
4 1 (0.96%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (0.96%) Liferay
4 1 (0.96%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 7 (6.73%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.85%) MS Visio
2 4 (3.85%) MS Office
3 2 (1.92%) Mingle
3 2 (1.92%) MS Project
4 1 (0.96%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.96%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.96%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (6.73%) Dynamics NAV
2 6 (5.77%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.96%) Tridion
3 1 (0.96%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.81%) SaaS
2 1 (0.96%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.88%) TCP/IP
1 3 (2.88%) HTTP
2 2 (1.92%) ZigBee
2 2 (1.92%) 802.15
3 1 (0.96%) DVB
3 1 (0.96%) Wireless
3 1 (0.96%) IGMP
3 1 (0.96%) RTSP
3 1 (0.96%) Ethernet
3 1 (0.96%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.81%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.92%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.96%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.96%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.96%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.96%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (11.54%) SpecFlow
2 11 (10.58%) Selenium
3 8 (7.69%) WebDriver
4 6 (5.77%) JIRA
5 4 (3.85%) Ant
6 3 (2.88%) Git (software)
7 2 (1.92%) Mercurial
7 2 (1.92%) JBehave
7 2 (1.92%) Appium
7 2 (1.92%) Eclipse
7 2 (1.92%) JMeter
7 2 (1.92%) Subversion
8 1 (0.96%) Talend Open Studio
8 1 (0.96%) QuickTest Pro
8 1 (0.96%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.96%) Moq
8 1 (0.96%) Cucumber
General
1 9 (8.65%) Retail
2 5 (4.81%) Finance
2 5 (4.81%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.96%) Advertising
3 1 (0.96%) Publishing
3 1 (0.96%) Marketing
3 1 (0.96%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (0.96%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 37 (35.58%) Analyst
2 25 (24.04%) Developer
3 19 (18.27%) Business Analyst
4 17 (16.35%) Project Manager
5 11 (10.58%) Test Analyst
6 10 (9.62%) Solutions Architect
6 10 (9.62%) Architect
7 6 (5.77%) Senior Analyst
7 6 (5.77%) C# Developer
7 6 (5.77%) Business Architect
7 6 (5.77%) Business Solution Architect
8 5 (4.81%) C# .NET Developer
8 5 (4.81%) QA Analyst
8 5 (4.81%) Senior Developer
8 5 (4.81%) Software Engineer
9 4 (3.85%) Java Developer
9 4 (3.85%) .NET Developer
9 4 (3.85%) Contracts Manager
9 4 (3.85%) Agile Test Analyst
9 4 (3.85%) Agile Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (28.85%) .NET
2 14 (13.46%) HTML
3 13 (12.50%) CSS
4 12 (11.54%) Web Services
5 10 (9.62%) XML
5 10 (9.62%) ASP.NET
6 9 (8.65%) .NET Framework
6 9 (8.65%) HTML5
6 9 (8.65%) CSS3
7 6 (5.77%) jQuery
8 5 (4.81%) J2EE
9 4 (3.85%) XSL
9 4 (3.85%) XSLT
9 4 (3.85%) Spring
9 4 (3.85%) Middleware
9 4 (3.85%) WCF
9 4 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC
10 3 (2.88%) REST
10 3 (2.88%) Servlets
10 3 (2.88%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.73%) Mobile App
2 6 (5.77%) Kindle
3 3 (2.88%) PMI
3 3 (2.88%) User Experience
4 2 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.92%) LIMS
4 2 (1.92%) Device Driver
5 1 (0.96%) Streaming Video
5 1 (0.96%) STB
5 1 (0.96%) IPTV
5 1 (0.96%) Open Source
5 1 (0.96%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (0.96%) DTV
5 1 (0.96%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (0.96%) MPEG
5 1 (0.96%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.96%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.96%) Algorithms
5 1 (0.96%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 8 (7.69%) Linux
2 6 (5.77%) Windows
3 2 (1.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.96%) UNIX
4 1 (0.96%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (40.38%) Scrum
2 23 (22.12%) PRINCE2
2 23 (22.12%) Project Management
3 22 (21.15%) Waterfall
4 18 (17.31%) Stakeholder Management
5 17 (16.35%) E-Commerce
5 17 (16.35%) BDD
6 13 (12.50%) Business Analysis
7 10 (9.62%) ITIL
7 10 (9.62%) Regression Testing
8 9 (8.65%) TDD
9 7 (6.73%) Software Engineering
9 7 (6.73%) CRM
9 7 (6.73%) Mentoring
10 6 (5.77%) User Acceptance Testing
10 6 (5.77%) RAD
10 6 (5.77%) Service Management
10 6 (5.77%) Content Management
11 5 (4.81%) MVC
11 5 (4.81%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 30 (28.85%) C#
2 17 (16.35%) Java
3 12 (11.54%) Ruby
4 11 (10.58%) SQL
5 7 (6.73%) JavaScript
5 7 (6.73%) C
6 6 (5.77%) Python
7 5 (4.81%) C++
7 5 (4.81%) PowerShell
8 4 (3.85%) Perl
9 3 (2.88%) Embedded C
10 1 (0.96%) Embedded C++
10 1 (0.96%) VB
10 1 (0.96%) Scala
10 1 (0.96%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 7 (6.73%) ISEB
2 5 (4.81%) PMI Certification
3 4 (3.85%) IIBA
4 2 (1.92%) Degree
4 2 (1.92%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (1.92%) PMP
5 1 (0.96%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (16.35%) QA
2 8 (7.69%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (2.88%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.96%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (0.96%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 27 (25.96%) Microsoft
2 10 (9.62%) SAP
3 4 (3.85%) Oracle
4 2 (1.92%) VMware
5 1 (0.96%) Planview
5 1 (0.96%) Sitecore
5 1 (0.96%) Talend
5 1 (0.96%) Adobe
5 1 (0.96%) Citrix
5 1 (0.96%) BEA
5 1 (0.96%) TIBCO
5 1 (0.96%) webMethods
5 1 (0.96%) Perforce
5 1 (0.96%) Siebel
5 1 (0.96%) IBM
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Verticality Ltd
Rate: £350 - £390 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + dependent on experience
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge
Deerfoot IT
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 27 days ago