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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 27 24 31
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +7
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 50 34 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 6.93% 5.67% 5.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.38% 9.71% 7.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 23 30
Average daily rate £350 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £325 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £800
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £40.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 £34.95 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+23.03% -5.54%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
533 350 524
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 73.93% 58.33% 66.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 264 176 270
Average daily rate £365 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £268 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £523 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 32 57
Average hourly rate £35.00 £38.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +2.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £50.60 £56.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +1 21 £358 -10.34% 30
Peterborough -5 21 £330 -24.57% 4
Agile Software Development
East of England

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 56 (47.06%) SQL
2 48 (40.34%) Java
3 46 (38.66%) C#
4 43 (36.13%) TDD
5 41 (34.45%) .NET
5 41 (34.45%) OO
6 34 (28.57%) ASP.NET
7 31 (26.05%) UNIX
7 31 (26.05%) MVC
8 28 (23.53%) Finance
8 28 (23.53%) SQL Server
8 28 (23.53%) Subversion
9 26 (21.85%) Linux
9 26 (21.85%) CSS
9 26 (21.85%) Tomcat
10 24 (20.17%) E-Commerce
10 24 (20.17%) Degree
11 22 (18.49%) QA
11 22 (18.49%) JavaScript
12 21 (17.65%) Perl
13 20 (16.81%) Continuous Integration
13 20 (16.81%) ASP.NET MVC
14 18 (15.13%) CGI
15 17 (14.29%) Oracle
15 17 (14.29%) Unit Testing
16 16 (13.45%) Solaris
17 15 (12.61%) Web Services
17 15 (12.61%) Sybase
17 15 (12.61%) Multithreading
17 15 (12.61%) Git (software)

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 26 (21.85%) Tomcat
2 13 (10.92%) Apache
3 11 (9.24%) SharePoint
4 6 (5.04%) Node.js
5 3 (2.52%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.68%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.84%) SAP Portal
7 1 (0.84%) concrete5
7 1 (0.84%) NetWeaver
7 1 (0.84%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (2.52%) Mingle
1 3 (2.52%) MS Office
1 3 (2.52%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.68%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.84%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.04%) Internet
2 2 (1.68%) RFID
3 1 (0.84%) HTTP
3 1 (0.84%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (23.53%) SQL Server
2 10 (8.40%) MongoDB
3 7 (5.88%) MySQL
4 5 (4.20%) Relational Database
5 4 (3.36%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.68%) Neo4j
6 2 (1.68%) RavenDB
7 1 (0.84%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.84%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.84%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.84%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.84%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 28 (23.53%) Subversion
2 15 (12.61%) Git (software)
3 9 (7.56%) NUnit
4 8 (6.72%) MSTest
5 7 (5.88%) Visual Studio
6 6 (5.04%) ReSharper
7 5 (4.20%) JUnit
7 5 (4.20%) Eclipse
8 4 (3.36%) Maven
9 3 (2.52%) Jenkins
10 2 (1.68%) Robotium
10 2 (1.68%) IntelliJ
10 2 (1.68%) JIRA
10 2 (1.68%) Selenium
10 2 (1.68%) TeamCity
11 1 (0.84%) Team Foundation Server
11 1 (0.84%) Apache Continuum
11 1 (0.84%) WinRunner
11 1 (0.84%) LoadRunner
11 1 (0.84%) JMeter
General
1 28 (23.53%) Finance
2 10 (8.40%) Retail
3 7 (5.88%) Advertising
4 5 (4.20%) Marketing
5 4 (3.36%) Back Office
6 1 (0.84%) Legal
6 1 (0.84%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.84%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 74 (62.18%) Developer
2 21 (17.65%) C# Developer
3 18 (15.13%) .NET Developer
4 15 (12.61%) Java Developer
5 11 (9.24%) Java Engineer
5 11 (9.24%) Analyst
6 10 (8.40%) Senior Developer
7 7 (5.88%) Architect
7 7 (5.88%) Project Manager
8 6 (5.04%) Software Developer
8 6 (5.04%) Senior C# Developer
9 5 (4.20%) C# .NET Developer
9 5 (4.20%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 5 (4.20%) Java Architect
9 5 (4.20%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 5 (4.20%) Business Analyst
9 5 (4.20%) Web Developer
10 4 (3.36%) Programmer
10 4 (3.36%) Java Programmer
10 4 (3.36%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (34.45%) .NET
2 34 (28.57%) ASP.NET
3 26 (21.85%) CSS
4 20 (16.81%) ASP.NET MVC
5 18 (15.13%) CGI
6 15 (12.61%) Web Services
7 13 (10.92%) HTML
8 12 (10.08%) J2EE
8 12 (10.08%) RabbitMQ
9 9 (7.56%) HTML5
9 9 (7.56%) XML
10 8 (6.72%) SOAP
10 8 (6.72%) jQuery
11 7 (5.88%) CSS3
11 7 (5.88%) SAML
11 7 (5.88%) ASP.NET Web API
12 6 (5.04%) XSLT
13 5 (4.20%) J2SE
13 5 (4.20%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 4 (3.36%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.72%) Wiki
2 7 (5.88%) Open Source
2 7 (5.88%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.52%) Informatics
3 3 (2.52%) LIMS
3 3 (2.52%) Clustering
3 3 (2.52%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.68%) GIS
5 1 (0.84%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.84%) Statistics
5 1 (0.84%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.84%) Device Driver
5 1 (0.84%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 31 (26.05%) UNIX
2 26 (21.85%) Linux
3 16 (13.45%) Solaris
4 8 (6.72%) Windows
5 3 (2.52%) Oracle Linux
6 2 (1.68%) Android
6 2 (1.68%) CentOS
7 1 (0.84%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (36.13%) TDD
2 41 (34.45%) OO
3 31 (26.05%) MVC
4 24 (20.17%) E-Commerce
5 20 (16.81%) Continuous Integration
6 17 (14.29%) Unit Testing
7 15 (12.61%) Multithreading
8 12 (10.08%) UML
8 12 (10.08%) CQRS
9 11 (9.24%) Pair Programming
9 11 (9.24%) Software Engineering
10 7 (5.88%) Test Strategy
10 7 (5.88%) Content Management
10 7 (5.88%) Data Analysis
10 7 (5.88%) OOD
11 5 (4.20%) Waterfall
11 5 (4.20%) BDD
11 5 (4.20%) Web Development
11 5 (4.20%) Project Management
12 4 (3.36%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 56 (47.06%) SQL
2 48 (40.34%) Java
3 46 (38.66%) C#
4 22 (18.49%) JavaScript
5 21 (17.65%) Perl
6 5 (4.20%) PHP
7 4 (3.36%) Ruby
8 3 (2.52%) PHP5
8 3 (2.52%) C++
8 3 (2.52%) VB.NET
8 3 (2.52%) Python
9 2 (1.68%) Magik
9 2 (1.68%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.84%) Groovy
10 1 (0.84%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.84%) Korn
10 1 (0.84%) ABAP
10 1 (0.84%) C
10 1 (0.84%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.84%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 24 (20.17%) Degree
2 7 (5.88%) ISEB
3 2 (1.68%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (0.84%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.84%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.84%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (18.49%) QA
2 1 (0.84%) SNOMED CT
2 1 (0.84%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.84%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (0.84%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (0.84%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (1.68%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (0.84%) Data Guard
2 1 (0.84%) Puppet
2 1 (0.84%) Vagrant
2 1 (0.84%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 17 (14.29%) Oracle
2 15 (12.61%) Sybase
3 13 (10.92%) Sun
4 5 (4.20%) Microsoft
5 3 (2.52%) EPiServer
5 3 (2.52%) Endeca
5 3 (2.52%) Unica
5 3 (2.52%) Perforce
6 2 (1.68%) Zend
6 2 (1.68%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.84%) SAP
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Pioneer Search
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge
Hudson - London
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 27 days ago