The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 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 Cambridgeshire 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 14 6 33
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +27
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 65 92 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 8.23% 12.42% 4.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.15% 18.25% 7.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 49 31
Average daily rate
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£425 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £348 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £340
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +6.61%
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 £38.25 £40.00 £37.25
% change year-on-year
-4.37% +7.38%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
535 504 474
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 67.72% 68.02% 60.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 293 240 209
Average daily rate £388 £398 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.51% +3.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 34 88
Average hourly rate £30.00 £38.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.07% +2.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.08 £26.40 £15.52
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £49.30 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Agile Software Development
East of England

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 23 July 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
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 23 July 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
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Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +2 47 £425 +6.91% 38
Peterborough -17 2 - - 6
St Neots - - - -
Huntingdon - - - - 3
Agile Software Development
East of England

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 44 (38.60%) .NET
2 40 (35.09%) C#
3 36 (31.58%) TDD
4 35 (30.70%) ASP.NET
5 34 (29.82%) MVC
6 32 (28.07%) Java
7 31 (27.19%) SQL
8 30 (26.32%) ASP.NET MVC
9 29 (25.44%) OO
10 23 (20.18%) E-Commerce
10 23 (20.18%) JavaScript
10 23 (20.18%) CSS
11 21 (18.42%) HTML
11 21 (18.42%) Scrum
12 19 (16.67%) jQuery
13 17 (14.91%) NUnit
13 17 (14.91%) SQL Server
14 16 (14.04%) Web Services
15 15 (13.16%) Unit Testing
15 15 (13.16%) Degree
15 15 (13.16%) Git (software)
15 15 (13.16%) UNIX
16 14 (12.28%) XML
16 14 (12.28%) Oracle
17 13 (11.40%) XSLT
17 13 (11.40%) UML
17 13 (11.40%) Finance
17 13 (11.40%) Selenium
18 12 (10.53%) Subversion
18 12 (10.53%) Perl

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 8 (7.02%) WebLogic
1 8 (7.02%) Apache
2 5 (4.39%) Tomcat
2 5 (4.39%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.63%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.88%) Node.js
4 1 (0.88%) concrete5
Applications
1 2 (1.75%) MS Project
1 2 (1.75%) MS Office
1 2 (1.75%) MS Excel
1 2 (1.75%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.88%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.88%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 2 (1.75%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.63%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (2.63%) Amazon S3
1 3 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (2.63%) Amazon SQS
1 3 (2.63%) CloudFront
2 1 (0.88%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.02%) Internet
2 3 (2.63%) HTTP
3 2 (1.75%) RFID
4 1 (0.88%) Wireless
4 1 (0.88%) ZigBee
4 1 (0.88%) Bluetooth
4 1 (0.88%) GPRS
4 1 (0.88%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (14.91%) SQL Server
2 9 (7.89%) Big Data
2 9 (7.89%) MySQL
3 7 (6.14%) Relational Database
3 7 (6.14%) RDBMS
4 4 (3.51%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (2.63%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (1.75%) Triplestore
6 2 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (1.75%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.75%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.75%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (1.75%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 17 (14.91%) NUnit
2 15 (13.16%) Git (software)
3 13 (11.40%) Selenium
4 12 (10.53%) Subversion
4 12 (10.53%) Jenkins
5 10 (8.77%) JIRA
6 8 (7.02%) Maven
6 8 (7.02%) JUnit
7 7 (6.14%) Ant
7 7 (6.14%) Moq
8 6 (5.26%) MSTest
8 6 (5.26%) ReSharper
9 5 (4.39%) Eclipse
10 4 (3.51%) Visual Studio
10 4 (3.51%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (3.51%) Cucumber
11 3 (2.63%) MSBuild
11 3 (2.63%) FitNesse
11 3 (2.63%) CruiseControl
12 2 (1.75%) IntelliJ
General
1 13 (11.40%) Finance
2 6 (5.26%) Retail
3 4 (3.51%) Back Office
4 3 (2.63%) Marketing
5 2 (1.75%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.88%) Electronics
6 1 (0.88%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 67 (58.77%) Developer
2 27 (23.68%) .NET Developer
3 16 (14.04%) C# Developer
3 16 (14.04%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 15 (13.16%) C# .NET Developer
5 12 (10.53%) ASP.NET Developer
6 10 (8.77%) Analyst
7 8 (7.02%) Java Developer
8 7 (6.14%) Project Manager
9 6 (5.26%) Business Analyst
9 6 (5.26%) Architect
9 6 (5.26%) Software Engineer
9 6 (5.26%) Java Architect
9 6 (5.26%) Agile Business Analyst
10 5 (4.39%) C++ Developer
11 4 (3.51%) Web Developer
11 4 (3.51%) Front-End Developer
11 4 (3.51%) ScrumMaster
12 3 (2.63%) JavaScript Developer
12 3 (2.63%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (38.60%) .NET
2 35 (30.70%) ASP.NET
3 30 (26.32%) ASP.NET MVC
4 23 (20.18%) CSS
5 21 (18.42%) HTML
6 19 (16.67%) jQuery
7 16 (14.04%) Web Services
8 14 (12.28%) XML
9 13 (11.40%) XSLT
10 10 (8.77%) J2SE
11 9 (7.89%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 9 (7.89%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 8 (7.02%) .NET Framework
13 7 (6.14%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 7 (6.14%) J2EE
14 6 (5.26%) LESS
14 6 (5.26%) Dojo
14 6 (5.26%) HTML5
15 5 (4.39%) SOAP
16 4 (3.51%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.02%) Open Source
2 7 (6.14%) Computer Science
3 5 (4.39%) GIS
4 3 (2.63%) Mobile App
4 3 (2.63%) Internet of Things
4 3 (2.63%) Wiki
5 2 (1.75%) Machine to Machine
5 2 (1.75%) Clustering
5 2 (1.75%) Ontologies
5 2 (1.75%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.88%) Streaming Music
6 1 (0.88%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 15 (13.16%) UNIX
2 10 (8.77%) Linux
3 6 (5.26%) Windows
4 3 (2.63%) Solaris
4 3 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.75%) Oracle Linux
5 2 (1.75%) Android
6 1 (0.88%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (31.58%) TDD
2 34 (29.82%) MVC
3 29 (25.44%) OO
4 23 (20.18%) E-Commerce
5 21 (18.42%) Scrum
6 15 (13.16%) Unit Testing
7 13 (11.40%) UML
8 10 (8.77%) Project Management
8 10 (8.77%) Software Engineering
8 10 (8.77%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (7.89%) Kanban
9 9 (7.89%) BDD
10 7 (6.14%) Test Strategy
11 6 (5.26%) User Stories
11 6 (5.26%) Multithreading
11 6 (5.26%) Content Management
11 6 (5.26%) Data Analysis
11 6 (5.26%) Web Development
12 5 (4.39%) Feature Driven Development
12 5 (4.39%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 40 (35.09%) C#
2 32 (28.07%) Java
3 31 (27.19%) SQL
4 23 (20.18%) JavaScript
5 12 (10.53%) Perl
6 10 (8.77%) PowerShell
7 8 (7.02%) C++
8 7 (6.14%) VB.NET
8 7 (6.14%) Python
9 6 (5.26%) PHP
9 6 (5.26%) Ruby
10 3 (2.63%) C
11 2 (1.75%) SPARQL
11 2 (1.75%) PHP5
12 1 (0.88%) Groovy
12 1 (0.88%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.88%) Korn
12 1 (0.88%) Embedded C
12 1 (0.88%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 15 (13.16%) Degree
2 5 (4.39%) ISEB
3 3 (2.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (1.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (1.75%) PMP
4 2 (1.75%) PMI Certification
4 2 (1.75%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (0.88%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.88%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (9.65%) QA
2 3 (2.63%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 1 (0.88%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (1.75%) Puppet
2 1 (0.88%) Vagrant
2 1 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.88%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 14 (12.28%) Oracle
2 6 (5.26%) JBoss
3 4 (3.51%) EPiServer
4 3 (2.63%) Atlassian
4 3 (2.63%) Microsoft
4 3 (2.63%) Sun
4 3 (2.63%) Perforce
4 3 (2.63%) Endeca
4 3 (2.63%) Unica
5 1 (0.88%) Zend
5 1 (0.88%) Adobe
5 1 (0.88%) Sybase
5 1 (0.88%) Xamarin
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