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 2 June 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 3 4 4
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 32 32 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 21.48% 17.49% 14.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 24.24% 21.05% 17.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 27 8
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£475 £375 £369
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% +1.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £342 £278 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £463 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
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
132 152 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 88.59% 83.06% 80.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 102 51
Average daily rate £475 £420 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.09% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £278 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £530 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 2 June 2015.

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Histogram in Luton

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, 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 49 (67.12%) E-Commerce
2 31 (42.47%) Scrum
3 23 (31.51%) SOA
4 15 (20.55%) .NET
4 15 (20.55%) Stakeholder Management
4 15 (20.55%) Retail
5 14 (19.18%) Waterfall
6 12 (16.44%) Microsoft
7 11 (15.07%) Project Management
7 11 (15.07%) C#
7 11 (15.07%) Microsoft Azure
8 10 (13.70%) ASP.NET
8 10 (13.70%) PRINCE2
9 9 (12.33%) MVC
9 9 (12.33%) Telecoms
9 9 (12.33%) ASP.NET MVC
10 8 (10.96%) Cloud Computing
10 8 (10.96%) KnockoutJS
10 8 (10.96%) Finance
10 8 (10.96%) JIRA
10 8 (10.96%) WCF
10 8 (10.96%) jQuery
10 8 (10.96%) SQL Server
10 8 (10.96%) Java
11 7 (9.59%) ASP.NET Web API
11 7 (9.59%) FMCG
11 7 (9.59%) Product Management
12 6 (8.22%) Sitecore
12 6 (8.22%) hybris
12 6 (8.22%) Web Services

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, 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 3 (4.11%) WebSphere
1 3 (4.11%) CMS
1 3 (4.11%) Sitecore CMS
2 2 (2.74%) Confluence
2 2 (2.74%) IIS
3 1 (1.37%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (2.74%) MS Project
2 1 (1.37%) MS Office
2 1 (1.37%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (4.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (15.07%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (10.96%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (4.11%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.37%) SaaS
4 1 (1.37%) PaaS
4 1 (1.37%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.37%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.74%) Internet
2 1 (1.37%) SSH
2 1 (1.37%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.96%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (10.96%) JIRA
2 2 (2.74%) JUnit
3 1 (1.37%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.37%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 15 (20.55%) Retail
2 9 (12.33%) Telecoms
3 8 (10.96%) Finance
4 4 (5.48%) Marketing
5 3 (4.11%) Manufacturing
5 3 (4.11%) Electronics
6 2 (2.74%) Games
7 1 (1.37%) Banking
7 1 (1.37%) General Ledger
7 1 (1.37%) Legal
7 1 (1.37%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.37%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 18 (24.66%) Architect
1 18 (24.66%) Project Manager
2 17 (23.29%) Solutions Architect
3 8 (10.96%) Web Architect
4 5 (6.85%) Senior Solutions Architect
4 5 (6.85%) Integration Project Manager
4 5 (6.85%) Integration Manager
4 5 (6.85%) Delivery Manager
4 5 (6.85%) Senior Architect
4 5 (6.85%) Product Owner
5 4 (5.48%) Analyst
5 4 (5.48%) E-Commerce Manager
6 3 (4.11%) Web Manager
6 3 (4.11%) Product Manager
6 3 (4.11%) Business Analyst
6 3 (4.11%) Designer
7 2 (2.74%) Agile Project Manager
7 2 (2.74%) Senior Consultant
7 2 (2.74%) Consultant
7 2 (2.74%) Solutions Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (20.55%) .NET
2 10 (13.70%) ASP.NET
3 9 (12.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 8 (10.96%) KnockoutJS
4 8 (10.96%) WCF
4 8 (10.96%) jQuery
5 7 (9.59%) ASP.NET Web API
6 6 (8.22%) Web Services
7 4 (5.48%) XML
8 3 (4.11%) EJB
8 3 (4.11%) J2EE
8 3 (4.11%) Servlets
9 2 (2.74%) REST
9 2 (2.74%) JMS
9 2 (2.74%) JDBC
9 2 (2.74%) Struts
9 2 (2.74%) Spring
9 2 (2.74%) JSON
10 1 (1.37%) CSS
10 1 (1.37%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.59%) FMCG
2 3 (4.11%) Taxonomies
2 3 (4.11%) DTV
2 3 (4.11%) Social Media
2 3 (4.11%) Data Integration
3 2 (2.74%) User Experience
3 2 (2.74%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.37%) CMDB
4 1 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.37%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.37%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.11%) Windows
2 2 (2.74%) Android
3 1 (1.37%) Linux
3 1 (1.37%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (67.12%) E-Commerce
2 31 (42.47%) Scrum
3 23 (31.51%) SOA
4 15 (20.55%) Stakeholder Management
5 14 (19.18%) Waterfall
6 11 (15.07%) Project Management
7 10 (13.70%) PRINCE2
8 9 (12.33%) MVC
9 7 (9.59%) Product Management
10 6 (8.22%) Technical Architecture
11 5 (6.85%) Enterprise Architecture
11 5 (6.85%) Programme Management
11 5 (6.85%) B2B
11 5 (6.85%) User Acceptance Testing
12 4 (5.48%) SDLC
12 4 (5.48%) Continuous Integration
12 4 (5.48%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 4 (5.48%) Business Intelligence
12 4 (5.48%) Project Planning
12 4 (5.48%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 11 (15.07%) C#
2 8 (10.96%) Java
3 2 (2.74%) SQL
4 1 (1.37%) Ruby
4 1 (1.37%) C++
4 1 (1.37%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.37%) PHP
4 1 (1.37%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.37%) Python
4 1 (1.37%) Go
4 1 (1.37%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (2.74%) SC Cleared
1 2 (2.74%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.37%) ISEB
2 1 (1.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (1.37%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.48%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.37%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.37%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.37%) SCCM
1 1 (1.37%) SCOM
Vendors
1 12 (16.44%) Microsoft
2 6 (8.22%) Sitecore
2 6 (8.22%) hybris
3 4 (5.48%) SAP
3 4 (5.48%) Oracle
4 3 (4.11%) TIBCO
5 2 (2.74%) webMethods
5 2 (2.74%) OpenText
5 2 (2.74%) KANA
5 2 (2.74%) Endeca
5 2 (2.74%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.37%) Google
6 1 (1.37%) Citrix
6 1 (1.37%) Pega