The table below looks at the statistics for Agile Software Development skills in IT contracts advertised for the Luton 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 21 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 2 7 15
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +8
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 57 9 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 27.40% 11.39% 7.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 29.84% 14.29% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 4 11
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£525 £425 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.52% +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £320 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £478 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £41.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-15.15% +10.00%
Agile Software Development
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Luton region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Luton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
191 63 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 91.83% 79.75% 77.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 37 90
Average daily rate £450 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £250 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £545 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 3
Average hourly rate £45.43 £22.50 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+101.91% -47.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +5.45%

Agile Software Development
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

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

Agile Software Development Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

Agile Software Development
Daily Rate Trend in Luton

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

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Trend in Luton

Agile Software Development
Daily Rate Histogram in Luton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Luton region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Histogram in Luton

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Luton 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 (47.31%) E-Commerce
2 36 (38.71%) Scrum
3 29 (31.18%) PRINCE2
4 27 (29.03%) Waterfall
5 26 (27.96%) .NET
6 23 (24.73%) Finance
7 18 (19.35%) Microsoft
7 18 (19.35%) SQL
8 17 (18.28%) C#
8 17 (18.28%) Stakeholder Management
8 17 (18.28%) Retail
9 16 (17.20%) ERP
9 16 (17.20%) SOA
10 15 (16.13%) Business Intelligence
10 15 (16.13%) Oracle
11 14 (15.05%) SQL Server
11 14 (15.05%) SAP
11 14 (15.05%) Project Management
11 14 (15.05%) Agresso
12 13 (13.98%) User Acceptance Testing
13 12 (12.90%) Oracle General Ledger
13 12 (12.90%) JavaScript
14 11 (11.83%) ASP.NET
14 11 (11.83%) Web Development
14 11 (11.83%) Oracle Payables
14 11 (11.83%) Oracle Receivables
14 11 (11.83%) Oracle Assets
15 10 (10.75%) OO
15 10 (10.75%) HTML
15 10 (10.75%) Software Engineering

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Luton 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 5 (5.38%) CMS
2 4 (4.30%) WebSphere
2 4 (4.30%) Sitecore CMS
2 4 (4.30%) WebSphere Application Server
2 4 (4.30%) JBoss
3 3 (3.23%) IIS
4 2 (2.15%) Confluence
5 1 (1.08%) MQSeries
Applications
1 7 (7.53%) MS Project
2 5 (5.38%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.38%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (1.08%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 14 (15.05%) Agresso
2 12 (12.90%) Oracle General Ledger
3 11 (11.83%) Oracle Payables
3 11 (11.83%) Oracle Receivables
3 11 (11.83%) Oracle Assets
4 2 (2.15%) CA Clarity
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.15%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.23%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (15.05%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.53%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (5.38%) Relational Database
4 4 (4.30%) DB2
4 4 (4.30%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (3.23%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 9 (9.68%) TeamCity
1 9 (9.68%) Git (software)
2 4 (4.30%) Eclipse
2 4 (4.30%) MyEclipse
3 3 (3.23%) JIRA
3 3 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (2.15%) Visual Studio
4 2 (2.15%) NUnit
5 1 (1.08%) Log4Net
5 1 (1.08%) MSTest
5 1 (1.08%) Artifactory
5 1 (1.08%) NSubstitute
5 1 (1.08%) ReSharper
General
1 23 (24.73%) Finance
2 17 (18.28%) Retail
3 6 (6.45%) General Ledger
4 5 (5.38%) Marketing
5 3 (3.23%) Banking
6 2 (2.15%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.08%) Back Office
7 1 (1.08%) Legal
7 1 (1.08%) Online Betting
7 1 (1.08%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 30 (32.26%) Project Manager
2 19 (20.43%) Developer
3 17 (18.28%) Architect
4 16 (17.20%) Solutions Architect
5 15 (16.13%) Analyst
6 13 (13.98%) Business Analyst
7 9 (9.68%) .NET Developer
8 7 (7.53%) Digital Project Manager
9 6 (6.45%) Web Architect
10 5 (5.38%) C# Developer
10 5 (5.38%) Delivery Manager
10 5 (5.38%) Senior Manager
11 4 (4.30%) Senior Developer
11 4 (4.30%) Software Engineer
11 4 (4.30%) Systems Analyst
11 4 (4.30%) Senior .NET Developer
11 4 (4.30%) Java Software Engineer
11 4 (4.30%) Web Developer
11 4 (4.30%) Java Developer
12 3 (3.23%) Head of Development
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (27.96%) .NET
2 11 (11.83%) ASP.NET
3 10 (10.75%) HTML
4 9 (9.68%) Web Services
5 7 (7.53%) jQuery
6 4 (4.30%) Java EE
6 4 (4.30%) ICEfaces
6 4 (4.30%) JSF
6 4 (4.30%) Ajax
6 4 (4.30%) Struts
6 4 (4.30%) JSP
7 3 (3.23%) CSS
7 3 (3.23%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (3.23%) .NET Framework
8 2 (2.15%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 2 (2.15%) CSS3
8 2 (2.15%) WCF
8 2 (2.15%) WPF
8 2 (2.15%) MSMQ
9 1 (1.08%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.45%) Data Integration
1 6 (6.45%) User Experience
2 2 (2.15%) Tandem
3 1 (1.08%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.08%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.08%) CMDB
3 1 (1.08%) FMCG
3 1 (1.08%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (1.08%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.08%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.38%) Windows
2 4 (4.30%) UNIX
3 2 (2.15%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (2.15%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (47.31%) E-Commerce
2 36 (38.71%) Scrum
3 29 (31.18%) PRINCE2
4 27 (29.03%) Waterfall
5 17 (18.28%) Stakeholder Management
6 16 (17.20%) ERP
6 16 (17.20%) SOA
7 15 (16.13%) Business Intelligence
8 14 (15.05%) Project Management
9 13 (13.98%) User Acceptance Testing
10 11 (11.83%) Web Development
11 10 (10.75%) OO
11 10 (10.75%) Software Engineering
12 9 (9.68%) Systems Analysis
13 8 (8.60%) MVC
14 7 (7.53%) Migration
14 7 (7.53%) TDD
14 7 (7.53%) Change Management
15 6 (6.45%) Business Analysis
15 6 (6.45%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 18 (19.35%) SQL
2 17 (18.28%) C#
3 12 (12.90%) JavaScript
4 7 (7.53%) Java
5 2 (2.15%) C++
5 2 (2.15%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.08%) VB
6 1 (1.08%) Ruby
6 1 (1.08%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.08%) C
6 1 (1.08%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (8.60%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 3 (3.23%) Degree
3 1 (1.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.15%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.08%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.15%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 18 (19.35%) Microsoft
2 15 (16.13%) Oracle
3 14 (15.05%) SAP
4 6 (6.45%) Sitecore
5 2 (2.15%) Planview
5 2 (2.15%) CA
6 1 (1.08%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.08%) IBM
6 1 (1.08%) Unica
6 1 (1.08%) Atlassian