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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Agile Software Development
Rank 1 3 2
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 94 54 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 25.20% 17.25% 19.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 29.94% 22.41% 27.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 33 35
Average daily rate £393 £380 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.28% -6.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £312 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £398 £364
% change year-on-year
+0.51% +9.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
Average hourly rate £55.00 £47.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.78% +26.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.50 £36.40 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+22.25% -0.27%
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
314 241 190
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 84.18% 77.00% 69.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 151 103
Average daily rate £400 £375 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £210 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 15 20
Average hourly rate £37.50 £42.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +13.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 2016, 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 66 (35.68%) Scrum
2 62 (33.51%) Java
3 59 (31.89%) JavaScript
4 57 (30.81%) HTML
5 43 (23.24%) SQL
6 39 (21.08%) CSS
6 39 (21.08%) Git (software)
7 38 (20.54%) TDD
8 35 (18.92%) Web Services
9 33 (17.84%) XML
10 30 (16.22%) jQuery
11 29 (15.68%) .NET
11 29 (15.68%) REST
12 27 (14.59%) C#
13 26 (14.05%) Jenkins
14 25 (13.51%) HTML5
14 25 (13.51%) JIRA
15 24 (12.97%) Degree
15 24 (12.97%) OO
16 22 (11.89%) Ajax
16 22 (11.89%) Maven
17 21 (11.35%) Spring
17 21 (11.35%) Continuous Integration
17 21 (11.35%) MVC
18 20 (10.81%) Project Management
18 20 (10.81%) SOA
18 20 (10.81%) Automated Testing
19 19 (10.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 19 (10.27%) BDD
20 18 (9.73%) CSS3

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 15 (8.11%) Node.js
2 9 (4.86%) JBoss
3 5 (2.70%) ColdFusion
3 5 (2.70%) NetWeaver
4 3 (1.62%) Drupal
4 3 (1.62%) MS Project Server
4 3 (1.62%) OpenStack
5 2 (1.08%) Apache
5 2 (1.08%) CMS
5 2 (1.08%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.54%) nginx
Applications
1 6 (3.24%) MS Project
2 2 (1.08%) MS Office
3 1 (0.54%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.54%) OmniGraffle
3 1 (0.54%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (2.16%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (1.08%) BigMachines
2 2 (1.08%) Eloqua
3 1 (0.54%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 12 (6.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (3.78%) SaaS
3 6 (3.24%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (2.16%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (1.62%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (1.08%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 15 (8.11%) TCP/IP
2 13 (7.03%) HTTP
2 13 (7.03%) Wi-Fi
3 10 (5.41%) 802.15
3 10 (5.41%) Bluetooth
3 10 (5.41%) Internet
3 10 (5.41%) SSL
3 10 (5.41%) X.509
3 10 (5.41%) ZigBee
4 5 (2.70%) Firewall
5 4 (2.16%) DNS
5 4 (2.16%) HTTPS
6 3 (1.62%) LDAP
7 2 (1.08%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (1.08%) VoIP
8 1 (0.54%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (8.11%) MongoDB
1 15 (8.11%) NoSQL
2 10 (5.41%) SQL Server
3 9 (4.86%) MySQL
4 8 (4.32%) Apache Cassandra
4 8 (4.32%) CouchDB
4 8 (4.32%) Oracle Database
5 7 (3.78%) Relational Database
6 5 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.54%) Big Data
7 1 (0.54%) DB2
7 1 (0.54%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.54%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.54%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 39 (21.08%) Git (software)
2 26 (14.05%) Jenkins
3 25 (13.51%) JIRA
4 22 (11.89%) Maven
5 14 (7.57%) Ant
6 13 (7.03%) Mercurial
6 13 (7.03%) SoapUI
7 12 (6.49%) Selenium
8 11 (5.95%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 11 (5.95%) IntelliJ
9 8 (4.32%) WebStorm
10 6 (3.24%) Vagrant
11 5 (2.70%) Appium
11 5 (2.70%) Cucumber
11 5 (2.70%) Grunt
11 5 (2.70%) gulp
11 5 (2.70%) Jasmine
11 5 (2.70%) JBehave
11 5 (2.70%) JMeter
11 5 (2.70%) JUnit
General
1 9 (4.86%) Finance
2 2 (1.08%) Electronics
2 2 (1.08%) Manufacturing
2 2 (1.08%) Publishing
3 1 (0.54%) Retail
Job Titles
1 61 (32.97%) Developer
2 27 (14.59%) Analyst
3 19 (10.27%) Java Developer
4 16 (8.65%) Scrum Master
5 15 (8.11%) Project Manager
6 13 (7.03%) Coordinator
6 13 (7.03%) Project Coordinator
6 13 (7.03%) Senior Developer
7 12 (6.49%) .NET Developer
8 11 (5.95%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 11 (5.95%) Test Analyst
9 9 (4.86%) Architect
9 9 (4.86%) Business Analyst
9 9 (4.86%) Infrastructure Manager
9 9 (4.86%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 9 (4.86%) IT Infrastructure Manager
9 9 (4.86%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
9 9 (4.86%) IT Manager
9 9 (4.86%) IT Project Manager
9 9 (4.86%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (30.81%) HTML
2 39 (21.08%) CSS
3 35 (18.92%) Web Services
4 33 (17.84%) XML
5 30 (16.22%) jQuery
6 29 (15.68%) .NET
6 29 (15.68%) REST
7 25 (13.51%) HTML5
8 22 (11.89%) Ajax
9 21 (11.35%) Spring
10 19 (10.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 18 (9.73%) CSS3
12 17 (9.19%) ASP.NET
13 16 (8.65%) JSON
14 14 (7.57%) RESTful
15 13 (7.03%) SOAP
16 12 (6.49%) AngularJS
17 11 (5.95%) WSDL
18 10 (5.41%) 802.1X
19 9 (4.86%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 14 (7.57%) User Experience
2 11 (5.95%) Management Information System
2 11 (5.95%) N-Tier
3 10 (5.41%) Computer Science
3 10 (5.41%) iPad
4 8 (4.32%) Internet of Things
4 8 (4.32%) Mobile App
5 4 (2.16%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (2.16%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (2.16%) Smart Meter
5 4 (2.16%) Smartcard
6 3 (1.62%) Life Science
7 2 (1.08%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.08%) Mathematics
7 2 (1.08%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.54%) Biology
8 1 (0.54%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.54%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 16 (8.65%) Linux
2 8 (4.32%) Unix
3 7 (3.78%) Windows
4 5 (2.70%) Solaris
5 4 (2.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (1.62%) AIX
7 2 (1.08%) Apple iOS
7 2 (1.08%) CentOS
7 2 (1.08%) HPUX
8 1 (0.54%) Android
8 1 (0.54%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.54%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (35.68%) Scrum
2 38 (20.54%) TDD
3 24 (12.97%) OO
4 21 (11.35%) Continuous Integration
4 21 (11.35%) MVC
5 20 (10.81%) Automated Testing
5 20 (10.81%) Project Management
5 20 (10.81%) SOA
6 19 (10.27%) BDD
7 18 (9.73%) PRINCE2
8 16 (8.65%) DevOps
8 16 (8.65%) Regression Testing
9 15 (8.11%) Front End Development
9 15 (8.11%) Software Engineering
10 13 (7.03%) Kanban
10 13 (7.03%) Microservices
10 13 (7.03%) Software Testing
11 12 (6.49%) User Acceptance Testing
12 11 (5.95%) Mentoring
12 11 (5.95%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 62 (33.51%) Java
2 59 (31.89%) JavaScript
3 43 (23.24%) SQL
4 27 (14.59%) C#
5 18 (9.73%) Groovy
6 17 (9.19%) Python
7 15 (8.11%) Bash Shell
8 14 (7.57%) C++
9 11 (5.95%) C
9 11 (5.95%) Perl
10 6 (3.24%) Scala
11 5 (2.70%) ABAP
11 5 (2.70%) ECMAScript
11 5 (2.70%) Shell Script
12 4 (2.16%) Dart
12 4 (2.16%) TypeScript
13 2 (1.08%) Apex Code
13 2 (1.08%) Haskell
13 2 (1.08%) PHP
13 2 (1.08%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 24 (12.97%) Degree
2 16 (8.65%) ISEB
3 10 (5.41%) ISEB Practitioner
4 7 (3.78%) ISTQB
5 5 (2.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (1.62%) APMP
7 2 (1.08%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (1.08%) CCNA
7 2 (1.08%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.54%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.95%) QA
2 1 (0.54%) COBIT
2 1 (0.54%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (2.16%) Docker
2 2 (1.08%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (1.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.08%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (5.95%) Nagios
1 11 (5.95%) Puppet
2 10 (5.41%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (4.32%) Business Desktop Deployment
3 8 (4.32%) MOM
4 6 (3.24%) logstash
4 6 (3.24%) Riemann
5 5 (2.70%) Graphite
6 2 (1.08%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.54%) Ansible
7 1 (0.54%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 16 (8.65%) Oracle
2 11 (5.95%) Microsoft
3 9 (4.86%) SAP
4 7 (3.78%) VMware
5 6 (3.24%) WorldPay
6 5 (2.70%) Dynatrace
6 5 (2.70%) IBM
7 4 (2.16%) Facebook
7 4 (2.16%) Google
7 4 (2.16%) Twitter
8 3 (1.62%) ServiceNow
9 2 (1.08%) Cisco
9 2 (1.08%) F5
9 2 (1.08%) HP
9 2 (1.08%) Juniper
9 2 (1.08%) Perforce
9 2 (1.08%) Red Hat
9 2 (1.08%) SonicWALL
9 2 (1.08%) Splunk
9 2 (1.08%) Sun
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