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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 8 2 7
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +5
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 62 75 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 13.33% 18.16% 9.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 17.46% 25.17% 14.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 66 25
Average daily rate
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£394 £406 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.07% +16.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £353
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +6.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 5
Average hourly rate £35.00 - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
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
355 298 238
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 76.34% 72.15% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 267 197 121
Average daily rate £375 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £285 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 18 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 £35.00 £18.31 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.00 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -9.83%

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 7 July 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 7 July 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 41 (35.96%) Scrum
2 32 (28.07%) .NET
3 28 (24.56%) C#
4 26 (22.81%) Java
5 20 (17.54%) JavaScript
5 20 (17.54%) Waterfall
6 19 (16.67%) XML
7 18 (15.79%) PRINCE2
8 17 (14.91%) Project Management
8 17 (14.91%) Selenium
9 16 (14.04%) Microsoft
9 16 (14.04%) SOAP
10 15 (13.16%) SQL
11 14 (12.28%) CMS
11 14 (12.28%) ASP.NET
11 14 (12.28%) Git (software)
11 14 (12.28%) TDD
12 13 (11.40%) QA
12 13 (11.40%) CSS
12 13 (11.40%) HTML
12 13 (11.40%) SQL Server
12 13 (11.40%) Stakeholder Management
12 13 (11.40%) MVC
13 12 (10.53%) Linux
13 12 (10.53%) Retail
13 12 (10.53%) HTML5
13 12 (10.53%) BDD
14 11 (9.65%) Continuous Integration
14 11 (9.65%) Windows
15 10 (8.77%) XSLT

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 14 (12.28%) CMS
2 10 (8.77%) Node.js
3 9 (7.89%) Sitecore CMS
4 7 (6.14%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (3.51%) Documentum
6 2 (1.75%) SAS
6 2 (1.75%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.75%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.75%) MS Exchange
6 2 (1.75%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.75%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.88%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.88%) WebLogic Portal
7 1 (0.88%) IIS
7 1 (0.88%) JBoss
7 1 (0.88%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (2.63%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.75%) MS Project
2 2 (1.75%) MS Office
2 2 (1.75%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.88%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.88%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.88%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (5.26%) Dynamics NAV
2 5 (4.39%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.88%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.02%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (5.26%) SaaS
3 1 (0.88%) Rackspace Cloud
3 1 (0.88%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.63%) HTTP
1 3 (2.63%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.75%) VLAN
3 1 (0.88%) Cisco IPT
3 1 (0.88%) Network Security
3 1 (0.88%) GSM
3 1 (0.88%) Ethernet
3 1 (0.88%) VPN
3 1 (0.88%) DVB
3 1 (0.88%) SMPP
3 1 (0.88%) Firewall
3 1 (0.88%) Wireless
3 1 (0.88%) IGMP
3 1 (0.88%) RTSP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (11.40%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (3.51%) MySQL
4 3 (2.63%) MongoDB
4 3 (2.63%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.75%) SAP BW
5 2 (1.75%) SAP HANA
6 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.88%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.88%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.88%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 17 (14.91%) Selenium
2 14 (12.28%) Git (software)
3 6 (5.26%) WebDriver
3 6 (5.26%) Grunt
4 5 (4.39%) SoapUI
4 5 (4.39%) SpecFlow
5 4 (3.51%) Jenkins
5 4 (3.51%) Mercurial
5 4 (3.51%) Maven
6 3 (2.63%) Ant
6 3 (2.63%) Visual Studio
6 3 (2.63%) Eclipse
6 3 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (2.63%) Subversion
7 2 (1.75%) JBehave
7 2 (1.75%) IntelliJ
7 2 (1.75%) JMeter
7 2 (1.75%) JIRA
7 2 (1.75%) WebStorm
7 2 (1.75%) Jasmine
General
1 12 (10.53%) Retail
2 7 (6.14%) Finance
3 5 (4.39%) Manufacturing
3 5 (4.39%) Telecoms
3 5 (4.39%) Banking
4 2 (1.75%) Marketing
5 1 (0.88%) Advertising
5 1 (0.88%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.88%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 45 (39.47%) Developer
2 22 (19.30%) Analyst
3 15 (13.16%) Business Analyst
4 12 (10.53%) Project Manager
5 11 (9.65%) .NET Developer
6 10 (8.77%) Architect
7 8 (7.02%) Solutions Architect
7 8 (7.02%) Sitecore Developer
8 7 (6.14%) Java Developer
9 6 (5.26%) Senior Developer
9 6 (5.26%) Test Analyst
9 6 (5.26%) DevOps Engineer
10 5 (4.39%) Software Engineer
10 5 (4.39%) Front-End Developer
11 4 (3.51%) Contracts Manager
11 4 (3.51%) Web Developer
11 4 (3.51%) Senior Analyst
11 4 (3.51%) Linux DevOps Engineer
12 3 (2.63%) Administrator
12 3 (2.63%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (28.07%) .NET
2 19 (16.67%) XML
3 16 (14.04%) SOAP
4 14 (12.28%) ASP.NET
5 13 (11.40%) CSS
5 13 (11.40%) HTML
6 12 (10.53%) HTML5
7 10 (8.77%) XSLT
7 10 (8.77%) CSS3
8 9 (7.89%) RESTful
8 9 (7.89%) WCF
9 8 (7.02%) .NET Framework
9 8 (7.02%) jQuery
9 8 (7.02%) Web Services
9 8 (7.02%) J2EE
10 7 (6.14%) REST
11 6 (5.26%) Backbone.js
12 5 (4.39%) LINQ
12 5 (4.39%) WPF
12 5 (4.39%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.02%) User Experience
2 4 (3.51%) Mobile App
3 3 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.75%) Client/Server
4 2 (1.75%) N-Tier
4 2 (1.75%) PMI
4 2 (1.75%) LIMS
4 2 (1.75%) Device Driver
5 1 (0.88%) Streaming Video
5 1 (0.88%) STB
5 1 (0.88%) IPTV
5 1 (0.88%) Animation
5 1 (0.88%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.88%) Data Integration
5 1 (0.88%) DTV
5 1 (0.88%) MPEG
5 1 (0.88%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.88%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 12 (10.53%) Linux
2 11 (9.65%) Windows
3 2 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (1.75%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (1.75%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.75%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.88%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (0.88%) Android
4 1 (0.88%) Mac OS
4 1 (0.88%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (35.96%) Scrum
2 20 (17.54%) Waterfall
3 18 (15.79%) PRINCE2
4 17 (14.91%) Project Management
5 14 (12.28%) TDD
6 13 (11.40%) MVC
6 13 (11.40%) Stakeholder Management
7 12 (10.53%) BDD
8 11 (9.65%) Continuous Integration
9 10 (8.77%) E-Commerce
10 9 (7.89%) ITIL
10 9 (7.89%) Software Engineering
10 9 (7.89%) Business Analysis
10 9 (7.89%) SDLC
11 8 (7.02%) DevOps
11 8 (7.02%) Unit Testing
11 8 (7.02%) Regression Testing
12 6 (5.26%) TOGAF
12 6 (5.26%) Content Management
12 6 (5.26%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 28 (24.56%) C#
2 26 (22.81%) Java
3 20 (17.54%) JavaScript
4 15 (13.16%) SQL
5 6 (5.26%) C++
6 4 (3.51%) Ruby
6 4 (3.51%) C
7 3 (2.63%) PowerShell
8 2 (1.75%) Scala
8 2 (1.75%) TypeScript
8 2 (1.75%) Dart
8 2 (1.75%) Perl
8 2 (1.75%) Python
8 2 (1.75%) ECMAScript
9 1 (0.88%) Embedded C
9 1 (0.88%) Embedded C++
9 1 (0.88%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.88%) Go
9 1 (0.88%) Erlang
9 1 (0.88%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (6.14%) ISEB
2 6 (5.26%) Degree
3 3 (2.63%) PMI Certification
4 2 (1.75%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.75%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.88%) PMP
5 1 (0.88%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.88%) CCIE
5 1 (0.88%) CCNP
5 1 (0.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (11.40%) QA
2 2 (1.75%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.88%) ISO 8583
3 1 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.88%) COBIT
System Software
1 4 (3.51%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (6.14%) Puppet
1 7 (6.14%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (4.39%) Ansible
3 2 (1.75%) SCCM
Vendors
1 16 (14.04%) Microsoft
2 10 (8.77%) VMware
3 9 (7.89%) Sitecore
4 8 (7.02%) SAP
5 6 (5.26%) Oracle
6 2 (1.75%) IBM
6 2 (1.75%) Rackspace
6 2 (1.75%) Xamarin
7 1 (0.88%) Talend
7 1 (0.88%) Google
7 1 (0.88%) Cisco
7 1 (0.88%) Adobe
7 1 (0.88%) BEA
7 1 (0.88%) TIBCO
7 1 (0.88%) webMethods
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