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 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 2 6 2
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -4
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 153 121 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 18.70% 14.92% 17.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 24.56% 21.27% 25.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 81 73
Average daily rate
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£375 £400 £406
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £295 £322
10% offered a daily rate of more than £466 £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 £35.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +1.42%
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
623 569 512
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 76.16% 70.16% 71.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 383 312 241
Average daily rate £375 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 50 36
Average hourly rate £23.50 £27.50 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.54% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.60 £21.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £46.70 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -1 88 £363 -12.12% 65
Peterborough +5 13 £450 +37.40% 11
Huntingdon - 2 £248 - 3
Agile Software Development
East of England

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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.

1 103 (37.73%) .NET
2 100 (36.63%) C#
3 81 (29.67%) Scrum
4 78 (28.57%) TDD
4 78 (28.57%) E-Commerce
5 57 (20.88%) Java
5 57 (20.88%) JavaScript
6 53 (19.41%) MVC
7 44 (16.12%) Git (software)
8 41 (15.02%) XML
9 38 (13.92%) Project Management
10 37 (13.55%) HTML
11 36 (13.19%) CSS
11 36 (13.19%) Finance
12 32 (11.72%) SQL Server
13 30 (10.99%) SQL
13 30 (10.99%) ASP.NET
14 28 (10.26%) XSLT
14 28 (10.26%) SOAP
14 28 (10.26%) Jasmine
15 27 (9.89%) PRINCE2
16 26 (9.52%) Hadoop
16 26 (9.52%) Selenium
17 25 (9.16%) Waterfall
18 24 (8.79%) BDD
18 24 (8.79%) Microsoft
19 23 (8.42%) QA
19 23 (8.42%) HTML5
20 22 (8.06%) NoSQL
20 22 (8.06%) Continuous Integration

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 (7.33%) Node.js
2 17 (6.23%) Apache Pig
3 13 (4.76%) CMS
4 10 (3.66%) Sitecore CMS
5 7 (2.56%) Apache
5 7 (2.56%) Tomcat
6 6 (2.20%) Apache Spark
7 4 (1.47%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (1.10%) Drupal
8 3 (1.10%) SharePoint
8 3 (1.10%) MS Exchange
8 3 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (0.73%) Documentum
9 2 (0.73%) SAS
9 2 (0.73%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 2 (0.73%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.73%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.73%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.37%) Confluence
10 1 (0.37%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 13 (4.76%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.56%) Photoshop
2 7 (2.56%) Adobe Illustrator
3 6 (2.20%) OmniGraffle
4 4 (1.47%) MS Office
4 4 (1.47%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.10%) MS Project
6 2 (0.73%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (2.93%) Tridion
2 6 (2.20%) Dynamics NAV
2 6 (2.20%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.37%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 17 (6.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (3.30%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (2.56%) SaaS
4 4 (1.47%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (0.73%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.73%) Rackspace Cloud
6 1 (0.37%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.37%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.20%) HTTP
2 3 (1.10%) TCP/IP
2 3 (1.10%) VPN
2 3 (1.10%) LDAP
2 3 (1.10%) Firewall
2 3 (1.10%) VLAN
2 3 (1.10%) Cisco IPT
2 3 (1.10%) Network Security
3 1 (0.37%) Wireless
3 1 (0.37%) IGMP
3 1 (0.37%) RTSP
3 1 (0.37%) GSM
3 1 (0.37%) Ethernet
3 1 (0.37%) FTP
3 1 (0.37%) Intranet
3 1 (0.37%) 3G
3 1 (0.37%) DVB
3 1 (0.37%) SMPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (11.72%) SQL Server
2 26 (9.52%) Hadoop
3 22 (8.06%) NoSQL
4 19 (6.96%) MongoDB
5 18 (6.59%) SQL Server 2008
6 17 (6.23%) Apache Hive
7 12 (4.40%) Apache Cassandra
8 10 (3.66%) RavenDB
9 8 (2.93%) Big Data
10 7 (2.56%) PostgreSQL
11 6 (2.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 6 (2.20%) Data Mining
11 6 (2.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 6 (2.20%) Sqoop
11 6 (2.20%) Impala
12 5 (1.83%) Oracle Database
12 5 (1.83%) MySQL
13 2 (0.73%) SAP BW
13 2 (0.73%) SAP HANA
14 1 (0.37%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 44 (16.12%) Git (software)
2 28 (10.26%) Jasmine
3 26 (9.52%) Selenium
4 16 (5.86%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 13 (4.76%) SoapUI
5 13 (4.76%) SpecFlow
5 13 (4.76%) Maven
5 13 (4.76%) JIRA
5 13 (4.76%) Mercurial
6 12 (4.40%) Jenkins
6 12 (4.40%) Grunt
7 11 (4.03%) WebDriver
7 11 (4.03%) IntelliJ
8 10 (3.66%) WebStorm
9 8 (2.93%) PhantomJS
9 8 (2.93%) gulp
10 6 (2.20%) Ant
11 4 (1.47%) Visual Studio
11 4 (1.47%) JMeter
11 4 (1.47%) Subversion
General
1 36 (13.19%) Finance
2 20 (7.33%) Retail
3 9 (3.30%) Banking
4 8 (2.93%) Manufacturing
5 7 (2.56%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.10%) Marketing
6 3 (1.10%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.37%) Back Office
7 1 (0.37%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 130 (47.62%) Developer
2 62 (22.71%) .NET Developer
3 49 (17.95%) C# Developer
4 47 (17.22%) Analyst
5 43 (15.75%) C# .NET Developer
6 24 (8.79%) Project Manager
6 24 (8.79%) Business Analyst
7 20 (7.33%) Senior Developer
8 19 (6.96%) Agile .NET Developer
9 17 (6.23%) Agile C# Developer
10 13 (4.76%) Front-End Developer
10 13 (4.76%) Hadoop Developer
11 12 (4.40%) Java Developer
12 11 (4.03%) Architect
12 11 (4.03%) Test Analyst
13 10 (3.66%) Software Engineer
13 10 (3.66%) Administrator
13 10 (3.66%) DevOps Engineer
14 9 (3.30%) Sitecore Developer
15 8 (2.93%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 103 (37.73%) .NET
2 41 (15.02%) XML
3 37 (13.55%) HTML
4 36 (13.19%) CSS
5 30 (10.99%) ASP.NET
6 28 (10.26%) SOAP
6 28 (10.26%) XSLT
7 23 (8.42%) HTML5
8 21 (7.69%) REST
8 21 (7.69%) KnockoutJS
9 20 (7.33%) CSS3
9 20 (7.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 19 (6.96%) jQuery
11 18 (6.59%) Backbone.js
12 15 (5.49%) WCF
12 15 (5.49%) Web Services
12 15 (5.49%) .NET Framework
13 13 (4.76%) RESTful
14 12 (4.40%) Ajax
15 10 (3.66%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 16 (5.86%) User Experience
2 10 (3.66%) Mobile App
3 6 (2.20%) Graphic Design
3 6 (2.20%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (1.10%) Computer Science
4 3 (1.10%) Client/Server
4 3 (1.10%) N-Tier
5 2 (0.73%) PMI
5 2 (0.73%) LIMS
5 2 (0.73%) Device Driver
5 2 (0.73%) Life Science
5 2 (0.73%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (0.73%) Biology
5 2 (0.73%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.37%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (0.37%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.37%) Animation
6 1 (0.37%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.37%) Streaming Video
6 1 (0.37%) STB
Operating Systems
1 22 (8.06%) Linux
2 14 (5.13%) Windows
3 3 (1.10%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (1.10%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (0.73%) Apple iOS
4 2 (0.73%) Embedded Linux
4 2 (0.73%) UNIX
4 2 (0.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.37%) Mac OS
5 1 (0.37%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (29.67%) Scrum
2 78 (28.57%) TDD
2 78 (28.57%) E-Commerce
3 53 (19.41%) MVC
4 38 (13.92%) Project Management
5 27 (9.89%) PRINCE2
6 25 (9.16%) Waterfall
7 24 (8.79%) BDD
8 22 (8.06%) Continuous Integration
9 21 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
10 18 (6.59%) Unit Testing
11 15 (5.49%) Business Analysis
11 15 (5.49%) Business Intelligence
12 14 (5.13%) Software Engineering
12 14 (5.13%) Data Mapping
12 14 (5.13%) Responsive Web Design
13 13 (4.76%) Mentoring
13 13 (4.76%) DevOps
13 13 (4.76%) Manual Testing
13 13 (4.76%) OO
Programming Languages
1 100 (36.63%) C#
2 57 (20.88%) Java
2 57 (20.88%) JavaScript
3 30 (10.99%) SQL
4 10 (3.66%) ECMAScript
4 10 (3.66%) TypeScript
4 10 (3.66%) Dart
5 8 (2.93%) Scala
5 8 (2.93%) Ruby
6 7 (2.56%) C++
7 6 (2.20%) Groovy
8 5 (1.83%) C
9 2 (0.73%) Python
9 2 (0.73%) T-SQL
9 2 (0.73%) Embedded C++
10 1 (0.37%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.37%) Embedded C
10 1 (0.37%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.37%) Erlang
10 1 (0.37%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 16 (5.86%) ISEB
2 15 (5.49%) Degree
3 5 (1.83%) ISTQB
4 4 (1.47%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 4 (1.47%) PMI Certification
4 4 (1.47%) ISEB Practitioner
5 3 (1.10%) CCIE
5 3 (1.10%) CCNP
5 3 (1.10%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (1.10%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.73%) PMP
6 2 (0.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.37%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (8.42%) QA
2 2 (0.73%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.37%) ISO 8583
3 1 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.37%) COBIT
System Software
1 8 (2.93%) HDFS
2 5 (1.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.47%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 4 (1.47%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.73%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (3.66%) Puppet
2 8 (2.93%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (2.93%) Ansible
3 3 (1.10%) SCCM
4 1 (0.37%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.37%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 24 (8.79%) Microsoft
2 13 (4.76%) VMware
3 12 (4.40%) Oracle
4 11 (4.03%) Sitecore
5 6 (2.20%) SAP
6 5 (1.83%) Google
7 3 (1.10%) Rackspace
7 3 (1.10%) Cloudera
7 3 (1.10%) Cisco
8 2 (0.73%) IBM
8 2 (0.73%) Xamarin
8 2 (0.73%) WorldPay
8 2 (0.73%) Terracotta
9 1 (0.37%) Adobe
9 1 (0.37%) JD Edwards
9 1 (0.37%) QAD
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