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 30 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 14 5 29
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +24
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 70 101 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 8.63% 14.25% 5.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.64% 20.20% 8.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 52 33
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 £245 £350 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £495 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £348
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +4.31%
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 £36.00 £40.00 £37.25
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +7.38%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
554 500 470
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 68.31% 70.52% 61.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 306 235 203
Average daily rate £388 £400 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +3.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £468 £471
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 36 95
Average hourly rate £27.50 £38.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +4.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £24.45 £14.67
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £46.75 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -1.58%
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 30 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 30 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
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +2 51 £425 +4.93% 25
Peterborough -18 3 - - 7
St Neots - - - - 2
Huntingdon - - - - 6
Agile Software Development
East of England

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 30 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 43 (37.07%) .NET
2 40 (34.48%) C#
3 36 (31.03%) TDD
4 35 (30.17%) ASP.NET
5 33 (28.45%) Java
6 32 (27.59%) MVC
7 30 (25.86%) OO
8 29 (25.00%) SQL
9 28 (24.14%) ASP.NET MVC
10 25 (21.55%) E-Commerce
11 24 (20.69%) CSS
12 23 (19.83%) JavaScript
13 22 (18.97%) HTML
13 22 (18.97%) Scrum
14 21 (18.10%) jQuery
15 17 (14.66%) NUnit
15 17 (14.66%) SQL Server
16 16 (13.79%) UNIX
17 15 (12.93%) Unit Testing
17 15 (12.93%) Degree
17 15 (12.93%) Web Services
17 15 (12.93%) Oracle
18 14 (12.07%) Perl
18 14 (12.07%) Finance
18 14 (12.07%) Git (software)
19 13 (11.21%) Selenium
19 13 (11.21%) XML
20 12 (10.34%) XSLT
20 12 (10.34%) UML
20 12 (10.34%) Jenkins

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 9 (7.76%) WebLogic
2 8 (6.90%) Apache
3 6 (5.17%) Tomcat
4 5 (4.31%) SharePoint
5 3 (2.59%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.72%) Node.js
7 1 (0.86%) concrete5
Applications
1 2 (1.72%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (1.72%) MS Excel
1 2 (1.72%) MS Project
1 2 (1.72%) MS Office
2 1 (0.86%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.86%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 2 (1.72%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.59%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (2.59%) Amazon S3
1 3 (2.59%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (2.59%) Amazon SQS
1 3 (2.59%) CloudFront
2 1 (0.86%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.76%) Internet
2 3 (2.59%) HTTP
3 2 (1.72%) RFID
4 1 (0.86%) Bluetooth
4 1 (0.86%) GPRS
4 1 (0.86%) GSM
4 1 (0.86%) Wireless
4 1 (0.86%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (14.66%) SQL Server
2 9 (7.76%) Big Data
2 9 (7.76%) MySQL
3 7 (6.03%) Relational Database
3 7 (6.03%) RDBMS
4 4 (3.45%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (2.59%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (1.72%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.72%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (1.72%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.72%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (1.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.72%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.72%) Triplestore
7 1 (0.86%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 17 (14.66%) NUnit
2 14 (12.07%) Git (software)
3 13 (11.21%) Selenium
4 12 (10.34%) Jenkins
5 10 (8.62%) JIRA
5 10 (8.62%) Subversion
6 8 (6.90%) Maven
6 8 (6.90%) Ant
6 8 (6.90%) JUnit
7 7 (6.03%) Moq
8 6 (5.17%) MSTest
9 5 (4.31%) Eclipse
10 4 (3.45%) Cucumber
10 4 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (3.45%) ReSharper
10 4 (3.45%) Visual Studio
11 3 (2.59%) FitNesse
11 3 (2.59%) CruiseControl
11 3 (2.59%) MSBuild
12 2 (1.72%) IntelliJ
General
1 14 (12.07%) Finance
2 6 (5.17%) Retail
3 4 (3.45%) Back Office
4 3 (2.59%) Marketing
5 2 (1.72%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.86%) Electronics
6 1 (0.86%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 68 (58.62%) Developer
2 26 (22.41%) .NET Developer
3 16 (13.79%) C# Developer
3 16 (13.79%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 15 (12.93%) C# .NET Developer
5 14 (12.07%) ASP.NET Developer
6 10 (8.62%) Analyst
7 8 (6.90%) Java Developer
8 7 (6.03%) Project Manager
9 6 (5.17%) Agile Business Analyst
9 6 (5.17%) Java Architect
9 6 (5.17%) Business Analyst
9 6 (5.17%) Architect
9 6 (5.17%) Web Developer
9 6 (5.17%) Software Engineer
10 5 (4.31%) C++ Developer
11 4 (3.45%) Front-End Developer
11 4 (3.45%) ScrumMaster
12 3 (2.59%) Tester
12 3 (2.59%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (37.07%) .NET
2 35 (30.17%) ASP.NET
3 28 (24.14%) ASP.NET MVC
4 24 (20.69%) CSS
5 22 (18.97%) HTML
6 21 (18.10%) jQuery
7 15 (12.93%) Web Services
8 13 (11.21%) XML
9 12 (10.34%) XSLT
10 11 (9.48%) J2SE
11 10 (8.62%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 8 (6.90%) .NET Framework
12 8 (6.90%) J2EE
12 8 (6.90%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 7 (6.03%) LESS
13 7 (6.03%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 6 (5.17%) HTML5
14 6 (5.17%) Dojo
15 5 (4.31%) CSS3
16 4 (3.45%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.76%) Open Source
2 7 (6.03%) Computer Science
3 5 (4.31%) GIS
4 3 (2.59%) Internet of Things
4 3 (2.59%) Mobile App
4 3 (2.59%) Clustering
4 3 (2.59%) Mathematics
4 3 (2.59%) Wiki
5 2 (1.72%) Ontologies
5 2 (1.72%) Machine to Machine
6 1 (0.86%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.86%) Streaming Music
Operating Systems
1 16 (13.79%) UNIX
2 11 (9.48%) Linux
3 6 (5.17%) Windows
4 4 (3.45%) Solaris
5 3 (2.59%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (2.59%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (2.59%) Oracle Linux
6 2 (1.72%) Android
7 1 (0.86%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (31.03%) TDD
2 32 (27.59%) MVC
3 30 (25.86%) OO
4 25 (21.55%) E-Commerce
5 22 (18.97%) Scrum
6 15 (12.93%) Unit Testing
7 12 (10.34%) UML
8 10 (8.62%) Software Engineering
8 10 (8.62%) Project Management
9 9 (7.76%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (7.76%) Kanban
9 9 (7.76%) BDD
10 8 (6.90%) Test Strategy
11 7 (6.03%) Multithreading
12 6 (5.17%) Web Development
12 6 (5.17%) User Stories
13 5 (4.31%) Capacity Planning
13 5 (4.31%) Feature Driven Development
13 5 (4.31%) Waterfall
14 4 (3.45%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 40 (34.48%) C#
2 33 (28.45%) Java
3 29 (25.00%) SQL
4 23 (19.83%) JavaScript
5 14 (12.07%) Perl
6 11 (9.48%) PowerShell
7 8 (6.90%) C++
8 7 (6.03%) Python
8 7 (6.03%) VB.NET
9 6 (5.17%) Ruby
9 6 (5.17%) PHP
10 3 (2.59%) C
11 2 (1.72%) SPARQL
11 2 (1.72%) PHP5
12 1 (0.86%) Embedded C
12 1 (0.86%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.86%) Korn
12 1 (0.86%) Groovy
12 1 (0.86%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 15 (12.93%) Degree
2 5 (4.31%) ISEB
3 3 (2.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (1.72%) ISEB Practitioner
4 2 (1.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (1.72%) PMP
4 2 (1.72%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.86%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.86%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.86%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.86%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (9.48%) QA
2 3 (2.59%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 1 (0.86%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (1.72%) Puppet
2 1 (0.86%) Vagrant
2 1 (0.86%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.86%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 15 (12.93%) Oracle
2 6 (5.17%) JBoss
3 4 (3.45%) EPiServer
3 4 (3.45%) Atlassian
3 4 (3.45%) Sun
4 3 (2.59%) Microsoft
4 3 (2.59%) Perforce
4 3 (2.59%) Unica
4 3 (2.59%) Endeca
5 1 (0.86%) Xamarin
5 1 (0.86%) Sybase
5 1 (0.86%) Adobe
5 1 (0.86%) Zend
5 1 (0.86%) Google
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