The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Cambridge region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 7 9 25
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +16
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 51 39 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 10.83% 10.54% 6.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 15.99% 14.83% 11.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 18 26
Average daily rate
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£425 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £343 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £490 £431
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £348
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +4.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £32.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -18.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £37.25
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +7.38%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
319 263 269
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 67.73% 71.08% 60.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 208 116 117
Average daily rate £400 £398 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% -0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £253 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 29 72
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 £18.04 £31.00 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £51.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -1.58%
Agile Software Development
Cambridgeshire

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 32 (45.07%) Java
2 25 (35.21%) OO
3 22 (30.99%) SQL
3 22 (30.99%) TDD
4 17 (23.94%) .NET
5 16 (22.54%) C#
5 16 (22.54%) UNIX
5 16 (22.54%) Scrum
6 14 (19.72%) Perl
7 12 (16.90%) Selenium
7 12 (16.90%) Jenkins
8 11 (15.49%) jQuery
8 11 (15.49%) PowerShell
8 11 (15.49%) ASP.NET
8 11 (15.49%) Linux
8 11 (15.49%) J2SE
9 10 (14.08%) Oracle
9 10 (14.08%) Finance
9 10 (14.08%) Software Engineering
9 10 (14.08%) Git (software)
10 9 (12.68%) ASP.NET MVC
10 9 (12.68%) Degree
10 9 (12.68%) JIRA
10 9 (12.68%) MVC
10 9 (12.68%) JavaScript
10 9 (12.68%) MySQL
10 9 (12.68%) WebLogic
10 9 (12.68%) XML
11 8 (11.27%) XSLT
11 8 (11.27%) UML

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 9 (12.68%) WebLogic
2 8 (11.27%) Apache
3 6 (8.45%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.82%) Node.js
5 1 (1.41%) concrete5
Applications
1 1 (1.41%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (1.41%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.23%) Amazon SQS
1 3 (4.23%) CloudFront
1 3 (4.23%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (4.23%) Amazon S3
1 3 (4.23%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.41%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 8 (11.27%) Internet
2 3 (4.23%) HTTP
3 2 (2.82%) RFID
4 1 (1.41%) ZigBee
4 1 (1.41%) Wireless
4 1 (1.41%) Bluetooth
4 1 (1.41%) GPRS
4 1 (1.41%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (12.68%) MySQL
2 7 (9.86%) Big Data
2 7 (9.86%) SQL Server
3 6 (8.45%) RDBMS
3 6 (8.45%) Relational Database
4 3 (4.23%) Amazon RDS
4 3 (4.23%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (2.82%) Triplestore
Development Applications
1 12 (16.90%) Selenium
1 12 (16.90%) Jenkins
2 10 (14.08%) Git (software)
3 9 (12.68%) JIRA
4 8 (11.27%) Ant
4 8 (11.27%) Maven
4 8 (11.27%) NUnit
5 6 (8.45%) Subversion
6 4 (5.63%) Eclipse
6 4 (5.63%) JUnit
6 4 (5.63%) Cucumber
7 3 (4.23%) MSBuild
7 3 (4.23%) FitNesse
7 3 (4.23%) CruiseControl
8 2 (2.82%) MSTest
8 2 (2.82%) Moq
9 1 (1.41%) Robotium
9 1 (1.41%) Jasmine
9 1 (1.41%) Bower
9 1 (1.41%) Grunt
General
1 10 (14.08%) Finance
2 2 (2.82%) Retail
2 2 (2.82%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.41%) Advertising
3 1 (1.41%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 39 (54.93%) Developer
2 8 (11.27%) Java Developer
2 8 (11.27%) .NET Developer
3 7 (9.86%) Analyst
4 6 (8.45%) Architect
4 6 (8.45%) Java Architect
4 6 (8.45%) Business Analyst
4 6 (8.45%) Software Engineer
4 6 (8.45%) Agile Business Analyst
5 5 (7.04%) Web Developer
6 4 (5.63%) C++ Developer
6 4 (5.63%) C# Developer
6 4 (5.63%) ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (5.63%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (5.63%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (4.23%) Automation Tester
7 3 (4.23%) Lead Developer
7 3 (4.23%) Tester
8 2 (2.82%) Project Manager
8 2 (2.82%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (23.94%) .NET
2 11 (15.49%) jQuery
2 11 (15.49%) ASP.NET
2 11 (15.49%) J2SE
3 9 (12.68%) ASP.NET MVC
3 9 (12.68%) XML
4 8 (11.27%) XSLT
4 8 (11.27%) HTML
4 8 (11.27%) J2EE
4 8 (11.27%) Web Services
5 7 (9.86%) CSS
6 6 (8.45%) Dojo
7 4 (5.63%) REST
7 4 (5.63%) AngularJS
8 3 (4.23%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 3 (4.23%) LESS
8 3 (4.23%) WCF
8 3 (4.23%) HTML5
9 2 (2.82%) Swing
9 2 (2.82%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.27%) Open Source
2 5 (7.04%) GIS
3 4 (5.63%) Computer Science
4 3 (4.23%) Internet of Things
4 3 (4.23%) Mathematics
4 3 (4.23%) Clustering
5 2 (2.82%) Ontologies
5 2 (2.82%) Machine to Machine
6 1 (1.41%) Streaming Music
Operating Systems
1 16 (22.54%) UNIX
2 11 (15.49%) Linux
3 6 (8.45%) Windows
4 4 (5.63%) Solaris
5 3 (4.23%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (4.23%) Oracle Linux
5 3 (4.23%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.41%) Android
6 1 (1.41%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (35.21%) OO
2 22 (30.99%) TDD
3 16 (22.54%) Scrum
4 10 (14.08%) Software Engineering
5 9 (12.68%) MVC
6 8 (11.27%) UML
6 8 (11.27%) BDD
6 8 (11.27%) Kanban
7 7 (9.86%) Unit Testing
7 7 (9.86%) Multithreading
8 6 (8.45%) Project Management
8 6 (8.45%) Web Development
8 6 (8.45%) User Stories
8 6 (8.45%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (7.04%) E-Commerce
10 4 (5.63%) Feature Driven Development
10 4 (5.63%) Performance Testing
10 4 (5.63%) Test Automation
11 3 (4.23%) Continuous Improvement
11 3 (4.23%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 32 (45.07%) Java
2 22 (30.99%) SQL
3 16 (22.54%) C#
4 14 (19.72%) Perl
5 11 (15.49%) PowerShell
6 9 (12.68%) JavaScript
7 7 (9.86%) C++
8 6 (8.45%) PHP
8 6 (8.45%) VB.NET
8 6 (8.45%) Python
8 6 (8.45%) Ruby
9 3 (4.23%) C
10 2 (2.82%) PHP5
10 2 (2.82%) SPARQL
11 1 (1.41%) Groovy
11 1 (1.41%) Bash Shell
11 1 (1.41%) Korn
11 1 (1.41%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.41%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 9 (12.68%) Degree
2 1 (1.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (1.41%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.41%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.63%) QA
2 3 (4.23%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 1 (1.41%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (2.82%) Puppet
2 1 (1.41%) Vagrant
2 1 (1.41%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.41%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 10 (14.08%) Oracle
2 6 (8.45%) JBoss
3 4 (5.63%) Sun
3 4 (5.63%) Atlassian
4 2 (2.82%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.82%) Perforce
5 1 (1.41%) Xamarin
5 1 (1.41%) Zend
5 1 (1.41%) Google
5 1 (1.41%) Sybase
5 1 (1.41%) Adobe
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