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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 9 4 23
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +19
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 55 49 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 11.00% 13.03% 7.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 16.67% 17.69% 11.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 18 28
Average daily rate
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£425 £405 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% -4.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £328 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £472 £490 £441
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £352 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.68% +0.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £57.50 £32.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+76.92% -13.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.50 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+41.89% +2.77%
Agile Software Development
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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
330 277 286
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 66.00% 73.67% 63.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 217 127 126
Average daily rate £400 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 22 74
Average hourly rate £27.50 £38.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +4.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.36 £30.00 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.50 £60.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 33 (44.00%) Java
2 29 (38.67%) OO
3 25 (33.33%) TDD
4 20 (26.67%) Scrum
4 20 (26.67%) SQL
5 19 (25.33%) Perl
6 18 (24.00%) UNIX
7 17 (22.67%) C#
7 17 (22.67%) .NET
8 16 (21.33%) Linux
9 15 (20.00%) PowerShell
10 13 (17.33%) Jenkins
10 13 (17.33%) J2SE
11 12 (16.00%) ASP.NET
11 12 (16.00%) XML
11 12 (16.00%) Oracle
11 12 (16.00%) Git (software)
11 12 (16.00%) Selenium
11 12 (16.00%) jQuery
11 12 (16.00%) Unit Testing
12 11 (14.67%) Ant
12 11 (14.67%) WebLogic
12 11 (14.67%) UML
12 11 (14.67%) Web Services
12 11 (14.67%) XSLT
13 10 (13.33%) J2EE
13 10 (13.33%) JavaScript
13 10 (13.33%) Internet
13 10 (13.33%) Finance
13 10 (13.33%) Software Engineering

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 11 (14.67%) WebLogic
2 9 (12.00%) Apache
3 7 (9.33%) Tomcat
4 4 (5.33%) Node.js
5 2 (2.67%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (1.33%) Photoshop
1 1 (1.33%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.33%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (5.33%) Amazon SQS
1 4 (5.33%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (4.00%) Amazon S3
2 3 (4.00%) CloudFront
3 1 (1.33%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 10 (13.33%) Internet
2 4 (5.33%) HTTP
3 2 (2.67%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.33%) Bluetooth
4 1 (1.33%) GPRS
4 1 (1.33%) GSM
4 1 (1.33%) Wireless
4 1 (1.33%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.67%) MySQL
1 8 (10.67%) SQL Server
2 7 (9.33%) Big Data
3 6 (8.00%) Relational Database
3 6 (8.00%) RDBMS
4 3 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (4.00%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (2.67%) Triplestore
6 1 (1.33%) SimpleDB
Development Applications
1 13 (17.33%) Jenkins
2 12 (16.00%) Selenium
2 12 (16.00%) Git (software)
3 11 (14.67%) Ant
4 9 (12.00%) Maven
4 9 (12.00%) JIRA
5 8 (10.67%) NUnit
6 4 (5.33%) JUnit
6 4 (5.33%) Eclipse
6 4 (5.33%) Subversion
6 4 (5.33%) Cucumber
7 3 (4.00%) Mocha
7 3 (4.00%) FitNesse
7 3 (4.00%) CruiseControl
7 3 (4.00%) Grunt
7 3 (4.00%) Bower
7 3 (4.00%) MSBuild
7 3 (4.00%) Jasmine
8 2 (2.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (2.67%) MSTest
General
1 10 (13.33%) Finance
2 2 (2.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.33%) Electronics
3 1 (1.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 43 (57.33%) Developer
2 9 (12.00%) Software Engineer
3 8 (10.67%) Java Developer
3 8 (10.67%) .NET Developer
4 6 (8.00%) Java Architect
4 6 (8.00%) Analyst
4 6 (8.00%) Architect
5 5 (6.67%) Business Analyst
5 5 (6.67%) Agile Business Analyst
6 4 (5.33%) Principal Engineer
6 4 (5.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (5.33%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (5.33%) Web Developer
6 4 (5.33%) Design Engineer
6 4 (5.33%) C++ Developer
6 4 (5.33%) C# Developer
6 4 (5.33%) ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (4.00%) Lead Developer
7 3 (4.00%) Tester
7 3 (4.00%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (22.67%) .NET
2 13 (17.33%) J2SE
3 12 (16.00%) ASP.NET
3 12 (16.00%) XML
3 12 (16.00%) jQuery
4 11 (14.67%) Web Services
4 11 (14.67%) XSLT
5 10 (13.33%) J2EE
6 8 (10.67%) CSS
6 8 (10.67%) ASP.NET MVC
7 7 (9.33%) HTML
8 6 (8.00%) Dojo
8 6 (8.00%) AngularJS
9 5 (6.67%) LESS
10 4 (5.33%) REST
10 4 (5.33%) CSS3
10 4 (5.33%) RESTful
11 3 (4.00%) HTML5
11 3 (4.00%) WCF
11 3 (4.00%) Google Maps API
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.33%) Open Source
2 5 (6.67%) GIS
2 5 (6.67%) Clustering
2 5 (6.67%) Mathematics
3 4 (5.33%) Computer Science
4 3 (4.00%) Internet of Things
5 2 (2.67%) Machine to Machine
5 2 (2.67%) Ontologies
6 1 (1.33%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (1.33%) Streaming Music
Operating Systems
1 18 (24.00%) UNIX
2 16 (21.33%) Linux
3 9 (12.00%) Windows
4 8 (10.67%) Solaris
5 5 (6.67%) Oracle Linux
6 3 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (2.67%) AIX
7 2 (2.67%) HPUX
8 1 (1.33%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (38.67%) OO
2 25 (33.33%) TDD
3 20 (26.67%) Scrum
4 12 (16.00%) Unit Testing
5 11 (14.67%) UML
6 10 (13.33%) Software Engineering
7 9 (12.00%) Multithreading
8 8 (10.67%) BDD
8 8 (10.67%) Kanban
8 8 (10.67%) MVC
9 7 (9.33%) User Stories
10 6 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (8.00%) Performance Testing
11 5 (6.67%) Web Development
11 5 (6.67%) Load Balancing
11 5 (6.67%) OOA/OOD
11 5 (6.67%) Project Management
11 5 (6.67%) E-Commerce
11 5 (6.67%) Test Strategy
12 4 (5.33%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 33 (44.00%) Java
2 20 (26.67%) SQL
3 19 (25.33%) Perl
4 17 (22.67%) C#
5 15 (20.00%) PowerShell
6 10 (13.33%) JavaScript
7 9 (12.00%) Python
8 8 (10.67%) C++
9 6 (8.00%) VB.NET
9 6 (8.00%) Ruby
10 5 (6.67%) PHP
11 4 (5.33%) C
12 3 (4.00%) Shell Script
12 3 (4.00%) Bash Shell
13 2 (2.67%) SPARQL
13 2 (2.67%) Tcl
13 2 (2.67%) Korn
14 1 (1.33%) PHP5
14 1 (1.33%) Groovy
14 1 (1.33%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 9 (12.00%) Degree
2 1 (1.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (1.33%) ISEB
2 1 (1.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.67%) QA
2 3 (4.00%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 2 (2.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (2.67%) Puppet
2 1 (1.33%) Vagrant
2 1 (1.33%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 12 (16.00%) Oracle
2 6 (8.00%) JBoss
2 6 (8.00%) Sun
2 6 (8.00%) Atlassian
3 3 (4.00%) Google
4 2 (2.67%) Perforce
4 2 (2.67%) VMware
4 2 (2.67%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.33%) Adobe
5 1 (1.33%) Sybase
5 1 (1.33%) HP
5 1 (1.33%) Xamarin
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edissero Ltd
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