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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 3 2 4
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +2
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 73 70 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 16.22% 18.82% 18.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 24.58% 24.73% 26.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 21 54
Average daily rate
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£369 £398 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.23% -0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £315 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £446
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 5
Average hourly rate £57.50 £43.00 £28.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.72% +50.87%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £41.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-14.63% +9.33%
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
297 283 285
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 66.00% 76.08% 69.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 123 129
Average daily rate £375 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £260 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 22 68
Average hourly rate £30.00 £38.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.07% +2.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.21 £32.35 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £60.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014, 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 56 (40.58%) Scrum
2 49 (35.51%) Java
3 39 (28.26%) TDD
4 37 (26.81%) SQL
4 37 (26.81%) Linux
4 37 (26.81%) OO
5 30 (21.74%) UNIX
6 29 (21.01%) Perl
7 27 (19.57%) C#
7 27 (19.57%) .NET
8 24 (17.39%) HTML
8 24 (17.39%) PowerShell
9 22 (15.94%) Finance
10 21 (15.22%) UML
10 21 (15.22%) J2SE
11 20 (14.49%) Oracle
11 20 (14.49%) XML
11 20 (14.49%) CSS
11 20 (14.49%) Multithreading
11 20 (14.49%) jQuery
11 20 (14.49%) Git (software)
12 19 (13.77%) JavaScript
12 19 (13.77%) MVC
13 18 (13.04%) J2EE
13 18 (13.04%) WebLogic
13 18 (13.04%) Python
13 18 (13.04%) JIRA
14 16 (11.59%) Solaris
14 16 (11.59%) Web Services
14 16 (11.59%) C

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 18 (13.04%) WebLogic
2 15 (10.87%) Tomcat
3 13 (9.42%) Apache
4 5 (3.62%) CMS
5 4 (2.90%) Node.js
6 3 (2.17%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.72%) IIS
7 1 (0.72%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 4 (2.90%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.45%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (1.45%) Photoshop
2 2 (1.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.72%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.07%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.90%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (2.90%) Amazon SQS
3 3 (2.17%) CloudFront
3 3 (2.17%) Amazon S3
4 2 (1.45%) SaaS
5 1 (0.72%) IaaS
5 1 (0.72%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 12 (8.70%) Internet
2 7 (5.07%) ZigBee
3 4 (2.90%) TCP/IP
3 4 (2.90%) 802.15
4 3 (2.17%) HTTP
5 1 (0.72%) Bluetooth
5 1 (0.72%) GPRS
5 1 (0.72%) GSM
5 1 (0.72%) SSL
5 1 (0.72%) Intranet
5 1 (0.72%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (10.87%) MySQL
1 15 (10.87%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.07%) Big Data
2 7 (5.07%) Relational Database
3 6 (4.35%) RDBMS
4 3 (2.17%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (2.17%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (1.45%) Triplestore
5 2 (1.45%) InterSystems Cache
6 1 (0.72%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.72%) SimpleDB
Development Applications
1 20 (14.49%) Git (software)
2 18 (13.04%) JIRA
3 16 (11.59%) Jenkins
4 15 (10.87%) Selenium
5 14 (10.14%) Ant
6 12 (8.70%) Subversion
7 11 (7.97%) Visual Studio
8 9 (6.52%) Maven
9 8 (5.80%) MSBuild
9 8 (5.80%) NUnit
10 6 (4.35%) Eclipse
11 5 (3.62%) JUnit
11 5 (3.62%) CruiseControl
12 4 (2.90%) Team Foundation Server
12 4 (2.90%) Cucumber
12 4 (2.90%) Bower
12 4 (2.90%) Grunt
13 3 (2.17%) FitNesse
13 3 (2.17%) Jasmine
13 3 (2.17%) WiX
General
1 22 (15.94%) Finance
2 2 (1.45%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.72%) Games
3 1 (0.72%) Advertising
3 1 (0.72%) Publishing
3 1 (0.72%) Electronics
3 1 (0.72%) Marketing
3 1 (0.72%) Retail
Job Titles
1 72 (52.17%) Developer
2 17 (12.32%) .NET Developer
3 15 (10.87%) Architect
4 13 (9.42%) Java Architect
5 12 (8.70%) Analyst
5 12 (8.70%) Software Engineer
6 10 (7.25%) Java Developer
7 7 (5.07%) Senior Developer
7 7 (5.07%) C# Developer
7 7 (5.07%) C# .NET Developer
8 6 (4.35%) DBA
9 5 (3.62%) Business Analyst
9 5 (3.62%) Tester
9 5 (3.62%) Solutions Architect
9 5 (3.62%) Web Developer
9 5 (3.62%) Principal Engineer
9 5 (3.62%) Design Engineer
9 5 (3.62%) C++ Developer
9 5 (3.62%) Agile Business Analyst
10 4 (2.90%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (19.57%) .NET
2 24 (17.39%) HTML
3 21 (15.22%) J2SE
4 20 (14.49%) XML
4 20 (14.49%) CSS
4 20 (14.49%) jQuery
5 18 (13.04%) J2EE
6 16 (11.59%) Web Services
6 16 (11.59%) AngularJS
7 15 (10.87%) ASP.NET
7 15 (10.87%) XSLT
8 11 (7.97%) ASP.NET MVC
9 9 (6.52%) RESTful
10 8 (5.80%) CSS3
10 8 (5.80%) HTML5
10 8 (5.80%) .NET Framework
10 8 (5.80%) WCF
11 6 (4.35%) LESS
11 6 (4.35%) Dojo
11 6 (4.35%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.70%) Open Source
2 9 (6.52%) Clustering
3 6 (4.35%) Kindle
4 5 (3.62%) GIS
4 5 (3.62%) Mathematics
5 4 (2.90%) User Experience
6 3 (2.17%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.17%) Mobile App
6 3 (2.17%) Internet of Things
7 2 (1.45%) Machine to Machine
7 2 (1.45%) Ontologies
7 2 (1.45%) Firmware
7 2 (1.45%) PMI
8 1 (0.72%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.72%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.72%) Streaming Music
8 1 (0.72%) PKI
8 1 (0.72%) Cryptography
8 1 (0.72%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (0.72%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 37 (26.81%) Linux
2 30 (21.74%) UNIX
3 16 (11.59%) Solaris
4 13 (9.42%) Windows
4 13 (9.42%) Oracle Linux
5 5 (3.62%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (3.62%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.45%) AIX
6 2 (1.45%) HPUX
7 1 (0.72%) Android
7 1 (0.72%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.72%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (40.58%) Scrum
2 39 (28.26%) TDD
3 37 (26.81%) OO
4 21 (15.22%) UML
5 20 (14.49%) Multithreading
6 19 (13.77%) MVC
7 15 (10.87%) User Stories
8 14 (10.14%) Continuous Integration
8 14 (10.14%) Software Engineering
9 12 (8.70%) Unit Testing
10 10 (7.25%) Enterprise Architecture
10 10 (7.25%) Kanban
10 10 (7.25%) E-Commerce
11 9 (6.52%) OOA/OOD
11 9 (6.52%) Project Management
11 9 (6.52%) Load Balancing
11 9 (6.52%) Web Development
11 9 (6.52%) Waterfall
11 9 (6.52%) BDD
12 8 (5.80%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 49 (35.51%) Java
2 37 (26.81%) SQL
3 29 (21.01%) Perl
4 27 (19.57%) C#
5 24 (17.39%) PowerShell
6 19 (13.77%) JavaScript
7 18 (13.04%) Python
8 16 (11.59%) C
9 12 (8.70%) C++
10 9 (6.52%) Ruby
11 7 (5.07%) PHP
11 7 (5.07%) Embedded C
12 3 (2.17%) VB.NET
12 3 (2.17%) Shell Script
12 3 (2.17%) XAML
12 3 (2.17%) Bash Shell
13 2 (1.45%) SPARQL
13 2 (1.45%) Korn
13 2 (1.45%) Tcl
14 1 (0.72%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 11 (7.97%) Degree
2 5 (3.62%) ISEB
3 4 (2.90%) PMI Certification
4 2 (1.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (1.45%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.45%) PMP
5 1 (0.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.25%) QA
2 6 (4.35%) ISO 9001
3 3 (2.17%) SNOMED CT
4 2 (1.45%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.72%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 2 (1.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.72%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (3.62%) Puppet
2 3 (2.17%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.72%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.72%) Nagios
3 1 (0.72%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 20 (14.49%) Oracle
2 15 (10.87%) Microsoft
3 14 (10.14%) Sun
4 13 (9.42%) Atlassian
5 7 (5.07%) Sybase
6 6 (4.35%) JBoss
7 4 (2.90%) SAP
8 3 (2.17%) Google
9 2 (1.45%) hybris
9 2 (1.45%) VMware
9 2 (1.45%) Planview
9 2 (1.45%) Adobe
10 1 (0.72%) HP
10 1 (0.72%) ATG
10 1 (0.72%) Perforce
10 1 (0.72%) Xamarin
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Rate: Competitive
Posted: 24 days ago