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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Agile Software Development over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Agile Software Development
Bedfordshire / Luton
Rank 3 4 2
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -2
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 26 35 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 24.76% 19.23% 25.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 29.89% 21.74% 29.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 27 37
Median daily rate £475 £425 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% -15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £237 £415
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £603 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £45.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-8.88% +21.62%

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
87 161 143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 82.86% 88.46% 86.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 122 114
Median daily rate £525 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £294 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 18 2
Median hourly rate £14.00 £50.68 £11.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-72.37% +331.31%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

Agile Software Development
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Luton region citing Agile Software Development as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 19 January 2017.

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Histogram in Luton

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Agile Software Development also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Luton region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 40 (57.97%) E-Commerce
2 27 (39.13%) C#
3 21 (30.43%) Continuous Integration
4 20 (28.99%) Enterprise Architecture
5 18 (26.09%) Java
6 17 (24.64%) TDD
6 17 (24.64%) BDD
6 17 (24.64%) Continuous Delivery
7 16 (23.19%) QA
8 15 (21.74%) Feature Driven Development
8 15 (21.74%) TeamCity
8 15 (21.74%) Test Automation
8 15 (21.74%) SpecFlow
8 15 (21.74%) ATDD
9 14 (20.29%) SDET
10 13 (18.84%) JIRA
11 12 (17.39%) Selenium
11 12 (17.39%) TOGAF
11 12 (17.39%) SQL Server
11 12 (17.39%) Web Services
11 12 (17.39%) SOA
11 12 (17.39%) Cucumber
12 11 (15.94%) JBehave
12 11 (15.94%) Linux
12 11 (15.94%) .NET
13 10 (14.49%) Ruby
13 10 (14.49%) Supplier Management
13 10 (14.49%) Load Balancing
13 10 (14.49%) Service Management
13 10 (14.49%) JUnit

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (14.49%) SharePoint
2 4 (5.80%) Drupal
2 4 (5.80%) JBoss
3 3 (4.35%) CMS
4 2 (2.90%) Confluence
4 2 (2.90%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.45%) Apache
5 1 (1.45%) Apache Spark
5 1 (1.45%) SAS
5 1 (1.45%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.45%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 10 (14.49%) Amazon AWS
1 10 (14.49%) IaaS
2 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (14.49%) DNS
1 10 (14.49%) WAN
2 6 (8.70%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (17.39%) SQL Server
2 10 (14.49%) Relational Database
3 9 (13.04%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.90%) Big Data
4 2 (2.90%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.90%) MySQL
5 1 (1.45%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.45%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.45%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.45%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 15 (21.74%) SpecFlow
1 15 (21.74%) TeamCity
2 13 (18.84%) JIRA
3 12 (17.39%) Cucumber
3 12 (17.39%) Selenium
4 11 (15.94%) JBehave
5 10 (14.49%) JUnit
5 10 (14.49%) SoapUI
5 10 (14.49%) TestNG
5 10 (14.49%) WebDriver
6 9 (13.04%) Jenkins
7 8 (11.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 6 (8.70%) Ant
8 6 (8.70%) Maven
9 1 (1.45%) JIRA Agile
General
1 3 (4.35%) Marketing
2 2 (2.90%) Advertising
2 2 (2.90%) Retail
3 1 (1.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 23 (33.33%) Architect
2 11 (15.94%) Solutions Architect
2 11 (15.94%) Test Automation Engineer
2 11 (15.94%) Test Engineer
3 10 (14.49%) Developer
3 10 (14.49%) Infrastructure Architect
4 6 (8.70%) AWS Architect
5 5 (7.25%) Project Manager
5 5 (7.25%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
5 5 (7.25%) Senior Test Engineer
6 4 (5.80%) Drupal Developer
6 4 (5.80%) Java Developer
6 4 (5.80%) Programme Manager
7 3 (4.35%) Analyst
7 3 (4.35%) E-Commerce Manager
7 3 (4.35%) E-Commerce Project Manager
7 3 (4.35%) Senior Developer
7 3 (4.35%) Senior Java Developer
8 2 (2.90%) Data Modeller
8 2 (2.90%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (17.39%) Web Services
2 11 (15.94%) .NET
3 8 (11.59%) REST
4 5 (7.25%) J2EE
5 3 (4.35%) AngularJS
5 3 (4.35%) JSON
6 2 (2.90%) jQuery
6 2 (2.90%) Middleware
7 1 (1.45%) ActiveMQ
7 1 (1.45%) Apache Camel
7 1 (1.45%) Apache CXF
7 1 (1.45%) ASP.NET
7 1 (1.45%) HTML
7 1 (1.45%) HTML5
7 1 (1.45%) JRules
7 1 (1.45%) JSP
7 1 (1.45%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.04%) Linked Data
2 1 (1.45%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.45%) Data Extraction
2 1 (1.45%) Data Structures
2 1 (1.45%) Fintech
2 1 (1.45%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.45%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 11 (15.94%) Linux
2 7 (10.14%) Windows
3 1 (1.45%) Android
3 1 (1.45%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (57.97%) E-Commerce
2 21 (30.43%) Continuous Integration
3 20 (28.99%) Enterprise Architecture
4 17 (24.64%) BDD
4 17 (24.64%) Continuous Delivery
4 17 (24.64%) TDD
5 15 (21.74%) ATDD
5 15 (21.74%) Feature Driven Development
5 15 (21.74%) Test Automation
6 12 (17.39%) SOA
6 12 (17.39%) TOGAF
7 10 (14.49%) API Testing
7 10 (14.49%) Defect Management
7 10 (14.49%) High Availability
7 10 (14.49%) Load Balancing
7 10 (14.49%) Service Management
7 10 (14.49%) Supplier Management
8 9 (13.04%) Business Development
8 9 (13.04%) Document Composition
8 9 (13.04%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 27 (39.13%) C#
2 18 (26.09%) Java
3 10 (14.49%) Perl
3 10 (14.49%) Python
3 10 (14.49%) Ruby
4 2 (2.90%) SQL
5 1 (1.45%) Haskell
5 1 (1.45%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.45%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.45%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (13.04%) Degree
2 1 (1.45%) AWS Certification
2 1 (1.45%) PgMP
2 1 (1.45%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (23.19%) QA
2 14 (20.29%) SDET
System Software
1 9 (13.04%) Virtual Servers
Vendors
1 5 (7.25%) hybris
2 2 (2.90%) Atlassian
2 2 (2.90%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.45%) Oracle
3 1 (1.45%) Pega
3 1 (1.45%) Tableau