The table below looks at the statistics for Agile Software Development skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire 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 24 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 6 2 6
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +4
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 109 139 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 14.93% 20.75% 14.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 21.08% 27.86% 22.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 35 60
Average daily rate
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£363 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £315 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £553 £444 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 1
Average hourly rate £57.50 £45.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.77% +80.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £39.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-11.94% +6.00%
Agile Software Development
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridgeshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
517 499 493
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 70.82% 74.48% 64.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 309 199 225
Average daily rate £360 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £260 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 38 63
Average hourly rate £33.75 £41.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.68% +13.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £12.80 £12.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £58.50 £50.82 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.38 £29.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +7.80%

Agile Software Development
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Cambridgeshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Agile Software Development Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

Agile Software Development
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Cambridgeshire region.

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Agile Software Development
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Agile Software Development
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Cambridgeshire region.

Agile Software Development Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Agile Software Development
Hourly Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

Agile Software Development Hourly Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Agile Software Development
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Software Development within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge 0 57 £371 +6.07% 48
Peterborough -13 13 £310 -22.50% 20
Huntingdon -3 1 £200 -40.74% 1
Agile Software Development
East of England

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 77 (34.07%) .NET
1 77 (34.07%) Scrum
2 72 (31.86%) C#
3 67 (29.65%) TDD
4 48 (21.24%) Java
5 46 (20.35%) E-Commerce
5 46 (20.35%) MVC
6 45 (19.91%) SQL
7 43 (19.03%) OO
8 42 (18.58%) Linux
9 40 (17.70%) Finance
10 35 (15.49%) ASP.NET
11 34 (15.04%) HTML
12 33 (14.60%) JavaScript
13 30 (13.27%) CSS
14 29 (12.83%) Perl
15 28 (12.39%) jQuery
16 27 (11.95%) ASP.NET MVC
16 27 (11.95%) UNIX
17 26 (11.50%) SQL Server
18 25 (11.06%) UML
18 25 (11.06%) PowerShell
19 24 (10.62%) Waterfall
20 23 (10.18%) Project Management
21 22 (9.73%) Windows
21 22 (9.73%) Oracle
21 22 (9.73%) XML
21 22 (9.73%) Continuous Integration
22 21 (9.29%) Degree
22 21 (9.29%) Web Services

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 20 (8.85%) WebLogic
2 16 (7.08%) Apache
3 15 (6.64%) Tomcat
4 10 (4.42%) SharePoint
5 7 (3.10%) CMS
6 6 (2.65%) JBoss
7 3 (1.33%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (1.33%) WebSphere
7 3 (1.33%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (1.33%) Node.js
8 1 (0.44%) Liferay
8 1 (0.44%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.44%) WebLogic Portal
8 1 (0.44%) Documentum
Applications
1 12 (5.31%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.21%) MS Visio
2 5 (2.21%) MS Office
3 4 (1.77%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (1.77%) MS Project
4 3 (1.33%) Mingle
5 1 (0.44%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.44%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (0.44%) SAP CRM
1 1 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.44%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.10%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.77%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (1.77%) Amazon SQS
3 3 (1.33%) CloudFront
3 3 (1.33%) Amazon S3
4 2 (0.88%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.44%) SaaS
5 1 (0.44%) GitHub
5 1 (0.44%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (5.31%) ZigBee
2 11 (4.87%) Internet
3 7 (3.10%) 802.15
4 4 (1.77%) TCP/IP
4 4 (1.77%) GPRS
5 3 (1.33%) GSM
5 3 (1.33%) HTTP
5 3 (1.33%) 3G
5 3 (1.33%) Wireless
6 2 (0.88%) LTE
6 2 (0.88%) RIP
7 1 (0.44%) SSL
7 1 (0.44%) Intranet
7 1 (0.44%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (11.50%) SQL Server
2 18 (7.96%) MySQL
3 11 (4.87%) MongoDB
4 10 (4.42%) Big Data
5 8 (3.54%) NoSQL
5 8 (3.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (3.54%) Relational Database
6 7 (3.10%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (3.10%) RDBMS
7 6 (2.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (2.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 6 (2.65%) Hadoop
7 6 (2.65%) Apache Cassandra
8 4 (1.77%) Redis
8 4 (1.77%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (1.77%) Crystal Reports
9 3 (1.33%) RavenDB
9 3 (1.33%) Amazon RDS
10 2 (0.88%) Triplestore
10 2 (0.88%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 20 (8.85%) Git (software)
2 19 (8.41%) Team Foundation Server
3 18 (7.96%) JIRA
4 17 (7.52%) Jenkins
5 15 (6.64%) Selenium
5 15 (6.64%) Ant
6 13 (5.75%) NUnit
7 11 (4.87%) Visual Studio
8 9 (3.98%) Subversion
9 8 (3.54%) Maven
9 8 (3.54%) Grunt
9 8 (3.54%) Bower
10 7 (3.10%) Moq
10 7 (3.10%) MSBuild
11 5 (2.21%) Eclipse
11 5 (2.21%) CruiseControl
11 5 (2.21%) JUnit
12 4 (1.77%) PHPUnit
12 4 (1.77%) Cucumber
12 4 (1.77%) Yeoman
General
1 40 (17.70%) Finance
2 3 (1.33%) Electronics
2 3 (1.33%) Telecoms
3 2 (0.88%) Manufacturing
3 2 (0.88%) Retail
4 1 (0.44%) Marketing
4 1 (0.44%) Publishing
4 1 (0.44%) Games
4 1 (0.44%) Automotive
4 1 (0.44%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 125 (55.31%) Developer
2 51 (22.57%) .NET Developer
3 40 (17.70%) C# Developer
4 39 (17.26%) C# .NET Developer
5 28 (12.39%) Analyst
6 17 (7.52%) Software Engineer
6 17 (7.52%) ASP.NET Developer
6 17 (7.52%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 15 (6.64%) Architect
7 15 (6.64%) Project Manager
8 13 (5.75%) Senior Developer
9 12 (5.31%) Java Developer
10 11 (4.87%) Senior Analyst
11 10 (4.42%) Business Analyst
11 10 (4.42%) Java Architect
12 9 (3.98%) Solutions Architect
13 8 (3.54%) Senior C# Developer
13 8 (3.54%) Senior .NET Developer
14 7 (3.10%) Embedded Software Engineer
14 7 (3.10%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (34.07%) .NET
2 35 (15.49%) ASP.NET
3 34 (15.04%) HTML
4 30 (13.27%) CSS
5 28 (12.39%) jQuery
6 27 (11.95%) ASP.NET MVC
7 22 (9.73%) XML
8 21 (9.29%) Web Services
9 18 (7.96%) J2SE
9 18 (7.96%) J2EE
9 18 (7.96%) AngularJS
10 16 (7.08%) .NET Framework
11 15 (6.64%) XSLT
12 11 (4.87%) WCF
12 11 (4.87%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 11 (4.87%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 9 (3.98%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 9 (3.98%) RESTful
13 9 (3.98%) LESS
14 8 (3.54%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 11 (4.87%) Open Source
1 11 (4.87%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (3.98%) Computer Science
3 8 (3.54%) Data Structures
4 6 (2.65%) Kindle
4 6 (2.65%) GIS
4 6 (2.65%) Clustering
5 5 (2.21%) Mathematics
5 5 (2.21%) User Experience
6 4 (1.77%) Blog
6 4 (1.77%) PMI
7 3 (1.33%) Internet of Things
8 2 (0.88%) Machine to Machine
8 2 (0.88%) Algorithms
8 2 (0.88%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.88%) Mainframe
8 2 (0.88%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.88%) N-Tier
8 2 (0.88%) Ontologies
8 2 (0.88%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 42 (18.58%) Linux
2 27 (11.95%) UNIX
3 22 (9.73%) Windows
4 16 (7.08%) Solaris
5 12 (5.31%) Oracle Linux
6 5 (2.21%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (2.21%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (1.33%) AIX
7 3 (1.33%) HPUX
8 1 (0.44%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.44%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (34.07%) Scrum
2 67 (29.65%) TDD
3 46 (20.35%) MVC
3 46 (20.35%) E-Commerce
4 43 (19.03%) OO
5 25 (11.06%) UML
6 24 (10.62%) Waterfall
7 23 (10.18%) Project Management
8 22 (9.73%) Continuous Integration
9 20 (8.85%) Software Engineering
10 19 (8.41%) Unit Testing
11 17 (7.52%) Kanban
12 16 (7.08%) Multithreading
12 16 (7.08%) User Stories
13 15 (6.64%) BDD
13 15 (6.64%) SOA
14 14 (6.19%) Enterprise Architecture
15 13 (5.75%) PRINCE2
16 11 (4.87%) Change Management
17 10 (4.42%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 72 (31.86%) C#
2 48 (21.24%) Java
3 45 (19.91%) SQL
4 33 (14.60%) JavaScript
5 29 (12.83%) Perl
6 25 (11.06%) PowerShell
7 21 (9.29%) Python
7 21 (9.29%) C
8 14 (6.19%) C++
9 13 (5.75%) PHP
10 12 (5.31%) Embedded C
11 8 (3.54%) Ruby
12 6 (2.65%) T-SQL
13 4 (1.77%) VB.NET
14 3 (1.33%) Tcl
14 3 (1.33%) Shell Script
14 3 (1.33%) Bash Shell
15 2 (0.88%) XAML
15 2 (0.88%) Korn
15 2 (0.88%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 21 (9.29%) Degree
2 10 (4.42%) ISEB
3 8 (3.54%) PMI Certification
4 4 (1.77%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 4 (1.77%) PMP
5 3 (1.33%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.75%) QA
2 6 (2.65%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.88%) SNOMED CT
3 2 (0.88%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.44%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 3 (1.33%) Firmware
1 3 (1.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.44%) SAP ITS
Systems Management
1 4 (1.77%) Puppet
2 2 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.44%) Nagios
3 1 (0.44%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 22 (9.73%) Oracle
2 21 (9.29%) Microsoft
3 13 (5.75%) Sun
3 13 (5.75%) Atlassian
4 8 (3.54%) SAP
5 6 (2.65%) Sybase
6 4 (1.77%) Unisys
6 4 (1.77%) Planview
7 3 (1.33%) IBM
7 3 (1.33%) VMware
7 3 (1.33%) Google
8 2 (0.88%) TIBCO
8 2 (0.88%) webMethods
8 2 (0.88%) BEA
8 2 (0.88%) Talend
9 1 (0.44%) Xamarin
9 1 (0.44%) Zend
9 1 (0.44%) EPiServer
9 1 (0.44%) JD Edwards
9 1 (0.44%) HP
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