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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 4 2 4
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +2
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 66 68 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 15.31% 18.48% 17.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 23.49% 24.37% 25.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 19 53
Average daily rate
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£363 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £307 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.06% +0.07%
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 £37.50 £41.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-9.63% +10.66%
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
281 279 288
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 65.20% 75.82% 69.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 125 127
Average daily rate £375 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £515 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 24 69
Average hourly rate £33.75 £41.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.68% +9.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £31.00 £19.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £60.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% +3.44%

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 29 September 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 29 September 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 46 (33.33%) Java
3 37 (26.81%) TDD
4 36 (26.09%) SQL
4 36 (26.09%) Linux
5 35 (25.36%) OO
6 29 (21.01%) UNIX
7 28 (20.29%) .NET
7 28 (20.29%) Perl
8 27 (19.57%) C#
9 26 (18.84%) PowerShell
10 23 (16.67%) HTML
11 21 (15.22%) XML
12 20 (14.49%) CSS
12 20 (14.49%) Python
12 20 (14.49%) Finance
13 19 (13.77%) UML
13 19 (13.77%) J2SE
13 19 (13.77%) JavaScript
13 19 (13.77%) jQuery
14 18 (13.04%) Multithreading
14 18 (13.04%) JIRA
14 18 (13.04%) Oracle
14 18 (13.04%) MVC
15 17 (12.32%) J2EE
15 17 (12.32%) C
15 17 (12.32%) WebLogic
15 17 (12.32%) Git (software)
16 16 (11.59%) AngularJS
16 16 (11.59%) Jenkins

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 17 (12.32%) WebLogic
2 13 (9.42%) Tomcat
3 12 (8.70%) Apache
4 6 (4.35%) CMS
5 4 (2.90%) Node.js
5 4 (2.90%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.72%) IIS
6 1 (0.72%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.72%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.72%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 5 (3.62%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.45%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (1.45%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.45%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.72%) MS Office
3 1 (0.72%) Mingle
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%) SaaS
5 1 (0.72%) GitHub
5 1 (0.72%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (7.97%) Internet
2 8 (5.80%) ZigBee
3 5 (3.62%) 802.15
4 4 (2.90%) TCP/IP
5 3 (2.17%) HTTP
6 1 (0.72%) Bluetooth
6 1 (0.72%) GPRS
6 1 (0.72%) GSM
6 1 (0.72%) SSL
6 1 (0.72%) Intranet
6 1 (0.72%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (10.87%) SQL Server
2 14 (10.14%) MySQL
3 7 (5.07%) Big Data
3 7 (5.07%) Relational Database
4 6 (4.35%) RDBMS
5 3 (2.17%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (2.17%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (1.45%) Triplestore
7 1 (0.72%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.72%) InterSystems Cache
7 1 (0.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.72%) SimpleDB
Development Applications
1 18 (13.04%) JIRA
2 17 (12.32%) Git (software)
3 16 (11.59%) Jenkins
4 15 (10.87%) Ant
4 15 (10.87%) Selenium
5 11 (7.97%) Visual Studio
6 10 (7.25%) Subversion
7 8 (5.80%) MSBuild
7 8 (5.80%) Maven
7 8 (5.80%) NUnit
8 6 (4.35%) Eclipse
9 5 (3.62%) JUnit
9 5 (3.62%) CruiseControl
10 4 (2.90%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (2.90%) Cucumber
10 4 (2.90%) Grunt
10 4 (2.90%) Bower
11 3 (2.17%) FitNesse
11 3 (2.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 3 (2.17%) Jasmine
General
1 20 (14.49%) Finance
2 2 (1.45%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.72%) Advertising
3 1 (0.72%) Publishing
3 1 (0.72%) Electronics
3 1 (0.72%) Retail
3 1 (0.72%) Games
3 1 (0.72%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 73 (52.90%) Developer
2 17 (12.32%) .NET Developer
3 14 (10.14%) Software Engineer
3 14 (10.14%) Architect
4 13 (9.42%) Analyst
5 11 (7.97%) Java Architect
6 10 (7.25%) Java Developer
7 7 (5.07%) Senior Developer
7 7 (5.07%) C# Developer
7 7 (5.07%) C# .NET Developer
8 6 (4.35%) DBA
8 6 (4.35%) Solutions Architect
9 5 (3.62%) Web Developer
9 5 (3.62%) Business Analyst
9 5 (3.62%) Tester
9 5 (3.62%) Design Engineer
9 5 (3.62%) C++ Developer
9 5 (3.62%) C Developer
9 5 (3.62%) Agile Business Analyst
9 5 (3.62%) Principal Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (20.29%) .NET
2 23 (16.67%) HTML
3 21 (15.22%) XML
4 20 (14.49%) CSS
5 19 (13.77%) J2SE
5 19 (13.77%) jQuery
6 17 (12.32%) J2EE
7 16 (11.59%) AngularJS
7 16 (11.59%) XSLT
7 16 (11.59%) Web Services
8 15 (10.87%) ASP.NET
9 11 (7.97%) ASP.NET MVC
10 9 (6.52%) RESTful
11 8 (5.80%) HTML5
11 8 (5.80%) CSS3
11 8 (5.80%) .NET Framework
11 8 (5.80%) WCF
12 6 (4.35%) LESS
12 6 (4.35%) Dojo
12 6 (4.35%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.25%) Open Source
2 7 (5.07%) Clustering
2 7 (5.07%) Data Structures
3 6 (4.35%) Kindle
4 5 (3.62%) GIS
4 5 (3.62%) Mathematics
5 4 (2.90%) User Experience
6 3 (2.17%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.17%) Mobile App
6 3 (2.17%) Internet of Things
7 2 (1.45%) Machine to Machine
7 2 (1.45%) Ontologies
7 2 (1.45%) PMI
8 1 (0.72%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.72%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.72%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.72%) Cryptography
8 1 (0.72%) Streaming Music
8 1 (0.72%) PKI
8 1 (0.72%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 36 (26.09%) Linux
2 29 (21.01%) UNIX
3 15 (10.87%) Solaris
3 15 (10.87%) Windows
4 11 (7.97%) Oracle Linux
5 5 (3.62%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (3.62%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (2.17%) AIX
6 3 (2.17%) HPUX
7 1 (0.72%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.72%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.72%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (42.03%) Scrum
2 37 (26.81%) TDD
3 35 (25.36%) OO
4 19 (13.77%) UML
5 18 (13.04%) Multithreading
5 18 (13.04%) MVC
6 15 (10.87%) Software Engineering
7 14 (10.14%) User Stories
8 13 (9.42%) Continuous Integration
9 11 (7.97%) Unit Testing
9 11 (7.97%) Enterprise Architecture
10 10 (7.25%) Waterfall
10 10 (7.25%) Kanban
10 10 (7.25%) E-Commerce
11 9 (6.52%) Project Management
11 9 (6.52%) BDD
12 8 (5.80%) Capacity Planning
12 8 (5.80%) Web Development
12 8 (5.80%) OOP
13 7 (5.07%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 46 (33.33%) Java
2 36 (26.09%) SQL
3 28 (20.29%) Perl
4 27 (19.57%) C#
5 26 (18.84%) PowerShell
6 20 (14.49%) Python
7 19 (13.77%) JavaScript
8 17 (12.32%) C
9 12 (8.70%) C++
10 9 (6.52%) Ruby
11 8 (5.80%) Embedded C
11 8 (5.80%) PHP
12 4 (2.90%) Bash Shell
12 4 (2.90%) Shell Script
13 3 (2.17%) VB.NET
13 3 (2.17%) Tcl
13 3 (2.17%) XAML
13 3 (2.17%) Korn
14 2 (1.45%) SPARQL
15 1 (0.72%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 11 (7.97%) Degree
2 6 (4.35%) ISEB
3 4 (2.90%) PMI Certification
4 2 (1.45%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (1.45%) PMP
5 1 (0.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.97%) QA
2 6 (4.35%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.45%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.45%) SNOMED CT
4 1 (0.72%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 3 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.45%) Firmware
3 1 (0.72%) SAP ITS
Systems Management
1 4 (2.90%) Puppet
2 2 (1.45%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.72%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.72%) Nagios
Vendors
1 18 (13.04%) Oracle
2 16 (11.59%) Microsoft
3 12 (8.70%) Sun
4 11 (7.97%) Atlassian
5 6 (4.35%) JBoss
6 5 (3.62%) Sybase
7 4 (2.90%) SAP
8 3 (2.17%) VMware
8 3 (2.17%) Google
9 2 (1.45%) Planview
9 2 (1.45%) Adobe
10 1 (0.72%) HP
10 1 (0.72%) BEA
10 1 (0.72%) IBM
10 1 (0.72%) TIBCO
10 1 (0.72%) webMethods
10 1 (0.72%) ATG
10 1 (0.72%) Perforce
10 1 (0.72%) Talend
10 1 (0.72%) Xamarin
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