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 28 July 2015 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 3 2 4
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +2
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 85 80 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 16.87% 17.51% 14.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 21.91% 24.84% 20.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 66 31
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£375 £406 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +16.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £263 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Average hourly rate £47.50 - £32.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 - £30.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 - £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
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
388 322 276
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 76.98% 70.46% 69.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 283 208 126
Average daily rate £375 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £289 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 23 29
Average hourly rate £52.50 £27.50 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+90.90% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £18.58 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £60.00 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.98 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+11.21% -12.98%

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 28 July 2015.

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 28 July 2015.

Agile Software Development Hourly Rate Histogram in Cambridge

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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 52 (38.52%) Scrum
2 32 (23.70%) Java
3 30 (22.22%) .NET
4 26 (19.26%) JavaScript
4 26 (19.26%) C#
4 26 (19.26%) Project Management
5 22 (16.30%) SOAP
6 21 (15.56%) XML
6 21 (15.56%) PRINCE2
7 20 (14.81%) Git (software)
8 19 (14.07%) CSS
8 19 (14.07%) HTML
8 19 (14.07%) SQL
9 17 (12.59%) Linux
9 17 (12.59%) Stakeholder Management
9 17 (12.59%) Waterfall
10 15 (11.11%) Finance
10 15 (11.11%) MVC
10 15 (11.11%) ASP.NET
10 15 (11.11%) Retail
10 15 (11.11%) Business Analysis
11 14 (10.37%) Windows
11 14 (10.37%) HTML5
12 13 (9.63%) Web Services
12 13 (9.63%) SQL Server
12 13 (9.63%) Microsoft
12 13 (9.63%) TDD
12 13 (9.63%) VMware
12 13 (9.63%) Selenium
12 13 (9.63%) Continuous Integration

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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 (8.89%) CMS
1 12 (8.89%) Node.js
2 9 (6.67%) Sitecore CMS
3 5 (3.70%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (3.70%) Tomcat
4 4 (2.96%) Apache
5 3 (2.22%) MS Exchange
5 3 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (1.48%) Documentum
6 2 (1.48%) SAS
6 2 (1.48%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 2 (1.48%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.48%) Apache Solr
6 2 (1.48%) Drupal
7 1 (0.74%) Jetty
7 1 (0.74%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.74%) Confluence
7 1 (0.74%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.74%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.74%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (2.22%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.48%) MS Project
2 2 (1.48%) MS Office
2 2 (1.48%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.74%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.74%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.74%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (4.44%) Dynamics NAV
1 6 (4.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.74%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 10 (7.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (5.93%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (4.44%) SaaS
4 1 (0.74%) Rackspace Cloud
4 1 (0.74%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.74%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (0.74%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (0.74%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.70%) HTTP
2 3 (2.22%) TCP/IP
2 3 (2.22%) VPN
2 3 (2.22%) Firewall
2 3 (2.22%) VLAN
2 3 (2.22%) Cisco IPT
2 3 (2.22%) Network Security
3 2 (1.48%) LDAP
4 1 (0.74%) GSM
4 1 (0.74%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.74%) Wireless
4 1 (0.74%) IGMP
4 1 (0.74%) RTSP
4 1 (0.74%) DVB
4 1 (0.74%) SMPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (9.63%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.19%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (2.96%) MySQL
4 3 (2.22%) MongoDB
4 3 (2.22%) NoSQL
4 3 (2.22%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.48%) SAP HANA
5 2 (1.48%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.48%) SAP BW
6 1 (0.74%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.74%) RavenDB
6 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 20 (14.81%) Git (software)
2 13 (9.63%) Selenium
3 11 (8.15%) JIRA
4 9 (6.67%) Maven
4 9 (6.67%) SoapUI
4 9 (6.67%) Jenkins
5 8 (5.93%) Grunt
6 6 (4.44%) Mercurial
7 5 (3.70%) IntelliJ
8 4 (2.96%) Ant
8 4 (2.96%) PhantomJS
8 4 (2.96%) WebStorm
8 4 (2.96%) Jasmine
8 4 (2.96%) gulp
9 3 (2.22%) WebDriver
9 3 (2.22%) Eclipse
9 3 (2.22%) Subversion
9 3 (2.22%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (1.48%) JBehave
10 2 (1.48%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (11.11%) Finance
1 15 (11.11%) Retail
2 8 (5.93%) Manufacturing
3 7 (5.19%) Banking
4 5 (3.70%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.22%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (1.48%) Marketing
7 1 (0.74%) Back Office
7 1 (0.74%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 49 (36.30%) Developer
2 26 (19.26%) Analyst
3 22 (16.30%) Business Analyst
4 13 (9.63%) Project Manager
5 11 (8.15%) .NET Developer
6 10 (7.41%) DevOps Engineer
7 9 (6.67%) Java Developer
7 9 (6.67%) Architect
8 8 (5.93%) Software Engineer
8 8 (5.93%) Sitecore Developer
9 7 (5.19%) Solutions Architect
9 7 (5.19%) Test Engineer
9 7 (5.19%) Front-End Developer
10 6 (4.44%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 5 (3.70%) Agile Business Analyst
11 5 (3.70%) Senior Developer
11 5 (3.70%) Administrator
12 4 (2.96%) Web Developer
12 4 (2.96%) Contracts Manager
12 4 (2.96%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (22.22%) .NET
2 22 (16.30%) SOAP
3 21 (15.56%) XML
4 19 (14.07%) CSS
4 19 (14.07%) HTML
5 15 (11.11%) ASP.NET
6 14 (10.37%) HTML5
7 13 (9.63%) Web Services
8 12 (8.89%) CSS3
9 11 (8.15%) RESTful
10 10 (7.41%) jQuery
10 10 (7.41%) REST
11 9 (6.67%) WCF
12 8 (5.93%) XSLT
12 8 (5.93%) Spring
13 6 (4.44%) Ajax
13 6 (4.44%) J2EE
13 6 (4.44%) Servlets
13 6 (4.44%) .NET Framework
13 6 (4.44%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.41%) User Experience
2 4 (2.96%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (2.96%) Mobile App
3 3 (2.22%) N-Tier
4 2 (1.48%) PMI
4 2 (1.48%) LIMS
4 2 (1.48%) Device Driver
4 2 (1.48%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.48%) Client/Server
4 2 (1.48%) Data Integration
4 2 (1.48%) Biology
4 2 (1.48%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.48%) Life Science
5 1 (0.74%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (0.74%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (0.74%) Streaming Video
5 1 (0.74%) STB
5 1 (0.74%) IPTV
5 1 (0.74%) Animation
5 1 (0.74%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 17 (12.59%) Linux
2 14 (10.37%) Windows
3 3 (2.22%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (1.48%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.48%) UNIX
4 2 (1.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.74%) Mac OS
5 1 (0.74%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (0.74%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (38.52%) Scrum
2 26 (19.26%) Project Management
3 21 (15.56%) PRINCE2
4 17 (12.59%) Stakeholder Management
4 17 (12.59%) Waterfall
5 15 (11.11%) Business Analysis
5 15 (11.11%) MVC
6 13 (9.63%) TDD
6 13 (9.63%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (8.89%) Software Engineering
7 12 (8.89%) DevOps
8 11 (8.15%) Unit Testing
9 9 (6.67%) ITIL
9 9 (6.67%) RAD
9 9 (6.67%) BDD
10 8 (5.93%) Responsive Web Design
10 8 (5.93%) Configuration Management
10 8 (5.93%) Regression Testing
11 7 (5.19%) CRM
11 7 (5.19%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 32 (23.70%) Java
2 26 (19.26%) JavaScript
2 26 (19.26%) C#
3 19 (14.07%) SQL
4 6 (4.44%) C++
5 4 (2.96%) C
5 4 (2.96%) ECMAScript
5 4 (2.96%) Groovy
5 4 (2.96%) TypeScript
5 4 (2.96%) Dart
6 2 (1.48%) Scala
6 2 (1.48%) Ruby
6 2 (1.48%) Python
7 1 (0.74%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.74%) Erlang
7 1 (0.74%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.74%) Embedded C
7 1 (0.74%) Embedded C++
7 1 (0.74%) Objective-C
7 1 (0.74%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 11 (8.15%) ISEB
2 10 (7.41%) Degree
3 3 (2.22%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (2.22%) CCIE
3 3 (2.22%) CCNP
3 3 (2.22%) PMI Certification
3 3 (2.22%) ISEB Practitioner
4 2 (1.48%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.74%) PMP
5 1 (0.74%) IIBA
5 1 (0.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.41%) QA
2 2 (1.48%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.74%) ISO 8583
3 1 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.74%) COBIT
System Software
1 5 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.96%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.48%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (7.41%) Puppet
2 8 (5.93%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (5.93%) Ansible
3 3 (2.22%) SCCM
4 1 (0.74%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 13 (9.63%) Microsoft
1 13 (9.63%) VMware
2 10 (7.41%) Sitecore
3 8 (5.93%) Oracle
4 6 (4.44%) SAP
5 3 (2.22%) Cisco
6 2 (1.48%) Google
6 2 (1.48%) Terracotta
6 2 (1.48%) Rackspace
6 2 (1.48%) Xamarin
6 2 (1.48%) WorldPay
7 1 (0.74%) Adobe
7 1 (0.74%) IBM
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