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 November 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 6 5 13
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +8
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 44 53 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 13.46% 16.26% 12.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 18.41% 23.56% 18.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 21 33
Average daily rate
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£363 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £350 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £355
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -1.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 0
Average hourly rate £57.50 £45.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.77% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £36.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -2.70%
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
239 225 290
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 73.09% 69.02% 66.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 109 147
Average daily rate £363 £350 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -8.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £263 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £561 £508 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 27 47
Average hourly rate £37.50 £39.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £15.10 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £45.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -8.33%

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 November 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 27 November 2014.

Agile Software Development Hourly Rate Histogram in Cambridge

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 46 (37.70%) Scrum
2 31 (25.41%) .NET
3 30 (24.59%) C#
4 29 (23.77%) Java
4 29 (23.77%) SQL
5 27 (22.13%) TDD
6 26 (21.31%) Linux
7 25 (20.49%) Perl
8 23 (18.85%) PowerShell
9 19 (15.57%) Python
9 19 (15.57%) Finance
10 18 (14.75%) HTML
10 18 (14.75%) UNIX
11 17 (13.93%) MVC
11 17 (13.93%) Microsoft
11 17 (13.93%) XML
12 16 (13.11%) OO
12 16 (13.11%) Web Services
12 16 (13.11%) JIRA
13 15 (12.30%) Software Engineering
13 15 (12.30%) XSLT
13 15 (12.30%) CSS
13 15 (12.30%) Windows
13 15 (12.30%) Ant
13 15 (12.30%) C
13 15 (12.30%) Waterfall
14 14 (11.48%) MySQL
14 14 (11.48%) SQL Server
14 14 (11.48%) ASP.NET
15 13 (10.66%) UML

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 12 (9.84%) WebLogic
2 9 (7.38%) Tomcat
3 8 (6.56%) SharePoint
4 7 (5.74%) Apache
5 6 (4.92%) CMS
6 3 (2.46%) Node.js
7 2 (1.64%) WebSphere
7 2 (1.64%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (1.64%) JBoss
8 1 (0.82%) WebLogic Portal
8 1 (0.82%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.82%) Liferay
Applications
1 8 (6.56%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.10%) MS Visio
3 3 (2.46%) MS Office
3 3 (2.46%) Mingle
4 1 (0.82%) MS Project
4 1 (0.82%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.64%) SAP CRM
2 1 (0.82%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.74%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.28%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (3.28%) Amazon SQS
3 3 (2.46%) CloudFront
3 3 (2.46%) Amazon S3
4 2 (1.64%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.82%) IaaS
5 1 (0.82%) Office 365
5 1 (0.82%) GitHub
5 1 (0.82%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.38%) ZigBee
2 8 (6.56%) Internet
2 8 (6.56%) 802.15
3 4 (3.28%) TCP/IP
4 3 (2.46%) HTTP
5 1 (0.82%) Bluetooth
5 1 (0.82%) GPRS
5 1 (0.82%) GSM
5 1 (0.82%) Wireless
5 1 (0.82%) SSL
5 1 (0.82%) RIP
5 1 (0.82%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (11.48%) MySQL
1 14 (11.48%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.46%) Big Data
2 3 (2.46%) Amazon RDS
2 3 (2.46%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.64%) Triplestore
3 2 (1.64%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (1.64%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.82%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.82%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.82%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.82%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.82%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.82%) SimpleDB
Development Applications
1 16 (13.11%) JIRA
2 15 (12.30%) Ant
3 10 (8.20%) Git (software)
4 9 (7.38%) Selenium
4 9 (7.38%) Jenkins
5 6 (4.92%) Subversion
5 6 (4.92%) NUnit
5 6 (4.92%) Visual Studio
6 5 (4.10%) Eclipse
6 5 (4.10%) CruiseControl
6 5 (4.10%) Maven
6 5 (4.10%) MSBuild
6 5 (4.10%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (2.46%) JUnit
7 3 (2.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (2.46%) Jasmine
7 3 (2.46%) Grunt
7 3 (2.46%) Bower
7 3 (2.46%) Mocha
7 3 (2.46%) Cucumber
General
1 19 (15.57%) Finance
2 2 (1.64%) Publishing
2 2 (1.64%) Retail
3 1 (0.82%) Electronics
3 1 (0.82%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.82%) Games
3 1 (0.82%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 59 (48.36%) Developer
2 19 (15.57%) .NET Developer
3 18 (14.75%) Analyst
4 14 (11.48%) Software Engineer
5 9 (7.38%) C# Developer
5 9 (7.38%) C# .NET Developer
6 8 (6.56%) Architect
7 7 (5.74%) Solutions Architect
7 7 (5.74%) Business Analyst
8 6 (4.92%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 6 (4.92%) ASP.NET Developer
8 6 (4.92%) Java Developer
8 6 (4.92%) DBA
9 5 (4.10%) Senior Developer
9 5 (4.10%) Senior Analyst
9 5 (4.10%) Design Engineer
9 5 (4.10%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 5 (4.10%) C Developer
9 5 (4.10%) C Software Engineer
9 5 (4.10%) Agile Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (25.41%) .NET
2 18 (14.75%) HTML
3 17 (13.93%) XML
4 16 (13.11%) Web Services
5 15 (12.30%) XSLT
5 15 (12.30%) CSS
6 14 (11.48%) ASP.NET
7 12 (9.84%) jQuery
8 10 (8.20%) J2SE
8 10 (8.20%) J2EE
9 9 (7.38%) ASP.NET MVC
9 9 (7.38%) AngularJS
10 8 (6.56%) .NET Framework
11 6 (4.92%) REST
11 6 (4.92%) WCF
11 6 (4.92%) XSL
12 5 (4.10%) ADO.NET
12 5 (4.10%) CSS3
13 4 (3.28%) HTML5
13 4 (3.28%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.38%) Data Structures
2 7 (5.74%) Kindle
3 6 (4.92%) Open Source
4 5 (4.10%) Clustering
5 4 (3.28%) Mathematics
6 3 (2.46%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.46%) Algorithms
6 3 (2.46%) User Experience
7 2 (1.64%) Inversion of Control
7 2 (1.64%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.64%) Embedded Systems
7 2 (1.64%) Ontologies
7 2 (1.64%) PMI
7 2 (1.64%) GIS
8 1 (0.82%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.82%) Cryptography
8 1 (0.82%) PKI
8 1 (0.82%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.82%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 26 (21.31%) Linux
2 18 (14.75%) UNIX
3 15 (12.30%) Windows
4 11 (9.02%) Solaris
5 8 (6.56%) Oracle Linux
6 5 (4.10%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (4.10%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (2.46%) AIX
7 3 (2.46%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (37.70%) Scrum
2 27 (22.13%) TDD
3 17 (13.93%) MVC
4 16 (13.11%) OO
5 15 (12.30%) Software Engineering
5 15 (12.30%) Waterfall
6 13 (10.66%) UML
6 13 (10.66%) Unit Testing
7 12 (9.84%) Project Management
8 11 (9.02%) E-Commerce
8 11 (9.02%) User Stories
9 9 (7.38%) Enterprise Architecture
10 8 (6.56%) Multithreading
10 8 (6.56%) Change Management
11 7 (5.74%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (5.74%) Capacity Planning
12 6 (4.92%) Portfolio Management
12 6 (4.92%) Business Transformation
12 6 (4.92%) Performance Tuning
12 6 (4.92%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (24.59%) C#
2 29 (23.77%) Java
2 29 (23.77%) SQL
3 25 (20.49%) Perl
4 23 (18.85%) PowerShell
5 19 (15.57%) Python
6 15 (12.30%) C
7 9 (7.38%) JavaScript
7 9 (7.38%) Embedded C
8 7 (5.74%) C++
9 4 (3.28%) PHP
10 3 (2.46%) Tcl
10 3 (2.46%) Shell Script
10 3 (2.46%) Ruby
10 3 (2.46%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.64%) SPARQL
11 2 (1.64%) Korn
11 2 (1.64%) T-SQL
11 2 (1.64%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.82%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 9 (7.38%) Degree
2 7 (5.74%) ISEB
3 5 (4.10%) PMI Certification
4 3 (2.46%) PMP
4 3 (2.46%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (1.64%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (9.84%) QA
2 7 (5.74%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.64%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.64%) SNOMED CT
4 1 (0.82%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 3 (2.46%) Firmware
1 3 (2.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.82%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.82%) SAP ITS
Systems Management
1 2 (1.64%) Puppet
2 1 (0.82%) Nagios
Vendors
1 17 (13.93%) Microsoft
2 9 (7.38%) Oracle
3 8 (6.56%) Atlassian
3 8 (6.56%) Sun
4 5 (4.10%) SAP
5 3 (2.46%) VMware
5 3 (2.46%) Planview
5 3 (2.46%) Google
6 2 (1.64%) Talend
6 2 (1.64%) TIBCO
6 2 (1.64%) webMethods
6 2 (1.64%) BEA
6 2 (1.64%) IBM
6 2 (1.64%) Sybase
7 1 (0.82%) Siebel
7 1 (0.82%) HP
7 1 (0.82%) Citrix
7 1 (0.82%) Perforce
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