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 October 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 3 4 5
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +1
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 61 54 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 16.14% 16.22% 17.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 23.46% 22.04% 26.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 10 44
Average daily rate
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£380 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £298 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £405 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 4
Average hourly rate £57.50 £45.00 £26.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.77% +68.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £41.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-15.15% +10.00%
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
260 245 284
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 68.78% 73.57% 67.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 108 132
Average daily rate £375 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 28 54
Average hourly rate £37.50 £41.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.53% +9.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £15.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £60.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +5.45%

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 20 October 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 October 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 58 (42.03%) Scrum
2 43 (31.16%) Java
3 37 (26.81%) SQL
3 37 (26.81%) TDD
4 34 (24.64%) Linux
5 31 (22.46%) OO
5 31 (22.46%) .NET
6 29 (21.01%) C#
7 27 (19.57%) Perl
8 26 (18.84%) UNIX
9 25 (18.12%) PowerShell
10 21 (15.22%) Python
11 19 (13.77%) Finance
11 19 (13.77%) C
11 19 (13.77%) HTML
12 18 (13.04%) WebLogic
12 18 (13.04%) XML
12 18 (13.04%) UML
12 18 (13.04%) MVC
12 18 (13.04%) Software Engineering
13 17 (12.32%) JIRA
13 17 (12.32%) Microsoft
13 17 (12.32%) Windows
13 17 (12.32%) CSS
14 16 (11.59%) Web Services
14 16 (11.59%) JavaScript
14 16 (11.59%) Oracle
14 16 (11.59%) J2SE
14 16 (11.59%) Git (software)
14 16 (11.59%) Jenkins

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 12 (8.70%) Apache
2 12 (8.70%) Tomcat
3 6 (4.35%) SharePoint
3 6 (4.35%) JBoss
3 6 (4.35%) CMS
4 3 (2.17%) Node.js
5 2 (1.45%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.45%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.72%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (0.72%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 6 (4.35%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.17%) MS Visio
2 3 (2.17%) MS Office
2 3 (2.17%) Mingle
3 1 (0.72%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.72%) MS Project
3 1 (0.72%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.72%) MS PowerPoint
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%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.72%) SaaS
5 1 (0.72%) GitHub
5 1 (0.72%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (7.25%) Internet
1 10 (7.25%) ZigBee
2 7 (5.07%) 802.15
3 4 (2.90%) TCP/IP
4 3 (2.17%) HTTP
5 1 (0.72%) Wireless
5 1 (0.72%) SSL
5 1 (0.72%) Intranet
5 1 (0.72%) Bluetooth
5 1 (0.72%) GPRS
5 1 (0.72%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (10.87%) SQL Server
2 14 (10.14%) MySQL
3 7 (5.07%) Relational Database
3 7 (5.07%) Big Data
4 6 (4.35%) RDBMS
5 3 (2.17%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (2.17%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (1.45%) Triplestore
6 2 (1.45%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.72%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.72%) SimpleDB
Development Applications
1 17 (12.32%) JIRA
2 16 (11.59%) Git (software)
2 16 (11.59%) Jenkins
3 15 (10.87%) Ant
4 14 (10.14%) Selenium
5 9 (6.52%) Visual Studio
6 8 (5.80%) NUnit
6 8 (5.80%) Maven
7 7 (5.07%) Subversion
7 7 (5.07%) Team Foundation Server
7 7 (5.07%) MSBuild
8 5 (3.62%) CruiseControl
8 5 (3.62%) Eclipse
9 4 (2.90%) JUnit
9 4 (2.90%) Cucumber
10 3 (2.17%) Jasmine
10 3 (2.17%) Grunt
10 3 (2.17%) Bower
10 3 (2.17%) Mocha
10 3 (2.17%) FitNesse
General
1 19 (13.77%) Finance
2 1 (0.72%) Publishing
2 1 (0.72%) Games
2 1 (0.72%) Retail
2 1 (0.72%) Marketing
2 1 (0.72%) Electronics
2 1 (0.72%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 71 (51.45%) Developer
2 20 (14.49%) .NET Developer
3 16 (11.59%) Analyst
4 15 (10.87%) Software Engineer
5 13 (9.42%) Architect
6 10 (7.25%) Java Developer
7 9 (6.52%) Java Architect
8 8 (5.80%) C# .NET Developer
8 8 (5.80%) C# Developer
9 7 (5.07%) Solutions Architect
10 6 (4.35%) Senior Developer
10 6 (4.35%) Business Analyst
10 6 (4.35%) DBA
10 6 (4.35%) C Developer
11 5 (3.62%) C Software Engineer
11 5 (3.62%) Tester
11 5 (3.62%) Senior Analyst
11 5 (3.62%) Embedded Software Engineer
11 5 (3.62%) C++ Developer
11 5 (3.62%) Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (22.46%) .NET
2 19 (13.77%) HTML
3 18 (13.04%) XML
4 17 (12.32%) CSS
5 16 (11.59%) J2SE
5 16 (11.59%) Web Services
6 15 (10.87%) XSLT
6 15 (10.87%) J2EE
6 15 (10.87%) jQuery
7 14 (10.14%) ASP.NET
8 13 (9.42%) AngularJS
9 10 (7.25%) .NET Framework
9 10 (7.25%) ASP.NET MVC
10 8 (5.80%) RESTful
11 7 (5.07%) WCF
12 6 (4.35%) Dojo
12 6 (4.35%) ADO.NET
12 6 (4.35%) XSL
13 5 (3.62%) REST
13 5 (3.62%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.25%) Open Source
2 8 (5.80%) Data Structures
3 6 (4.35%) Kindle
3 6 (4.35%) Clustering
4 5 (3.62%) GIS
4 5 (3.62%) Mathematics
4 5 (3.62%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.17%) Internet of Things
5 3 (2.17%) User Experience
6 2 (1.45%) Machine to Machine
6 2 (1.45%) Algorithms
6 2 (1.45%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.45%) PMI
6 2 (1.45%) Ontologies
7 1 (0.72%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (0.72%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (0.72%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.72%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.72%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.72%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 34 (24.64%) Linux
2 26 (18.84%) UNIX
3 17 (12.32%) Windows
4 14 (10.14%) Solaris
5 10 (7.25%) Oracle Linux
6 5 (3.62%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (3.62%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (2.17%) AIX
7 3 (2.17%) HPUX
8 1 (0.72%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.72%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (42.03%) Scrum
2 37 (26.81%) TDD
3 31 (22.46%) OO
4 18 (13.04%) UML
4 18 (13.04%) MVC
4 18 (13.04%) Software Engineering
5 15 (10.87%) Multithreading
6 14 (10.14%) Unit Testing
6 14 (10.14%) User Stories
7 13 (9.42%) Continuous Integration
7 13 (9.42%) Waterfall
8 11 (7.97%) Enterprise Architecture
8 11 (7.97%) Project Management
8 11 (7.97%) E-Commerce
9 10 (7.25%) Kanban
10 8 (5.80%) BDD
10 8 (5.80%) Capacity Planning
11 7 (5.07%) OOP
11 7 (5.07%) Change Management
12 6 (4.35%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 43 (31.16%) Java
2 37 (26.81%) SQL
3 29 (21.01%) C#
4 27 (19.57%) Perl
5 25 (18.12%) PowerShell
6 21 (15.22%) Python
7 19 (13.77%) C
8 16 (11.59%) JavaScript
9 12 (8.70%) C++
10 10 (7.25%) Embedded C
11 8 (5.80%) Ruby
11 8 (5.80%) PHP
12 3 (2.17%) VB.NET
12 3 (2.17%) Tcl
12 3 (2.17%) Shell Script
12 3 (2.17%) Bash Shell
13 2 (1.45%) SPARQL
13 2 (1.45%) XAML
13 2 (1.45%) Korn
13 2 (1.45%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (9.42%) Degree
2 8 (5.80%) ISEB
3 4 (2.90%) PMI Certification
4 2 (1.45%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.45%) PMP
4 2 (1.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (9.42%) QA
2 6 (4.35%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.45%) SNOMED CT
3 2 (1.45%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.72%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 3 (2.17%) Firmware
1 3 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.72%) SAP ITS
Systems Management
1 4 (2.90%) Puppet
2 2 (1.45%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.72%) Nagios
Vendors
1 17 (12.32%) Microsoft
2 16 (11.59%) Oracle
3 11 (7.97%) Sun
3 11 (7.97%) Atlassian
4 5 (3.62%) SAP
5 4 (2.90%) Sybase
6 3 (2.17%) VMware
6 3 (2.17%) Google
7 2 (1.45%) Planview
7 2 (1.45%) BEA
7 2 (1.45%) TIBCO
7 2 (1.45%) webMethods
7 2 (1.45%) Talend
7 2 (1.45%) IBM
8 1 (0.72%) HP
8 1 (0.72%) Adobe
8 1 (0.72%) Xamarin
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Premier Engineering
Rate: £35.00 - £40.00 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Rate: £300 to £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Hinxton, Cambridge, United Kingdom
EMBL
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 13 days ago