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 30 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 18 6 12
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +6
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 8 37 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 5.41% 18.14% 7.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.45% 21.51% 9.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 35 3
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£456 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.35% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £307 £373
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £569 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
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
124 172 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 83.78% 84.31% 77.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 127 37
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £293 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £538 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 4
Average hourly rate £45.43 £12.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+278.58% -35.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.60 £12.00 £14.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.30 £24.60 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+13.20% -14.51%

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 30 July 2015.

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Histogram in Luton

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 25 (55.56%) E-Commerce
2 16 (35.56%) Scrum
3 14 (31.11%) SOA
4 13 (28.89%) .NET
5 10 (22.22%) Microsoft
5 10 (22.22%) Retail
5 10 (22.22%) Waterfall
6 9 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 9 (20.00%) ASP.NET
6 9 (20.00%) C#
7 8 (17.78%) SQL Server
7 8 (17.78%) MVC
7 8 (17.78%) ASP.NET MVC
7 8 (17.78%) WCF
7 8 (17.78%) jQuery
7 8 (17.78%) Cloud Computing
7 8 (17.78%) KnockoutJS
8 7 (15.56%) ASP.NET Web API
8 7 (15.56%) FMCG
8 7 (15.56%) JIRA
8 7 (15.56%) PRINCE2
9 6 (13.33%) Java
9 6 (13.33%) Telecoms
9 6 (13.33%) Project Management
9 6 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
10 5 (11.11%) Product Management
10 5 (11.11%) Finance
10 5 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (11.11%) B2B
11 4 (8.89%) SDLC

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 2 (4.44%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.22%) Confluence
2 1 (2.22%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (2.22%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (4.44%) MS Project
2 1 (2.22%) MS Office
2 1 (2.22%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Agresso
1 1 (2.22%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (2.22%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (2.22%) Oracle Receivables
1 1 (2.22%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 9 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (17.78%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.22%) SaaS
3 1 (2.22%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.22%) Telnet
1 1 (2.22%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (17.78%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (15.56%) JIRA
2 2 (4.44%) JUnit
3 1 (2.22%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.22%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (22.22%) Retail
2 6 (13.33%) Telecoms
3 5 (11.11%) Finance
4 1 (2.22%) Games
4 1 (2.22%) Banking
4 1 (2.22%) General Ledger
4 1 (2.22%) Marketing
4 1 (2.22%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 11 (24.44%) Architect
1 11 (24.44%) Solutions Architect
2 9 (20.00%) Project Manager
3 5 (11.11%) Senior Solutions Architect
3 5 (11.11%) Senior Architect
3 5 (11.11%) Product Owner
4 4 (8.89%) Web Architect
4 4 (8.89%) Analyst
5 3 (6.67%) Product Manager
5 3 (6.67%) Designer
6 2 (4.44%) Service Transition Analyst
6 2 (4.44%) Programme Director
6 2 (4.44%) E-Commerce Manager
6 2 (4.44%) Agile Project Manager
6 2 (4.44%) Service Analyst
6 2 (4.44%) Solutions Designer
6 2 (4.44%) Business Analyst
7 1 (2.22%) Developer
7 1 (2.22%) Test Manager
7 1 (2.22%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (28.89%) .NET
2 9 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 8 (17.78%) WCF
3 8 (17.78%) jQuery
3 8 (17.78%) ASP.NET MVC
3 8 (17.78%) KnockoutJS
4 7 (15.56%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (6.67%) Web Services
5 3 (6.67%) EJB
5 3 (6.67%) J2EE
5 3 (6.67%) Servlets
6 2 (4.44%) JDBC
6 2 (4.44%) XML
6 2 (4.44%) JMS
6 2 (4.44%) Spring
6 2 (4.44%) Struts
7 1 (2.22%) Android SDK
7 1 (2.22%) JSP
7 1 (2.22%) SOAP
7 1 (2.22%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.56%) FMCG
2 3 (6.67%) Social Media
2 3 (6.67%) Taxonomies
2 3 (6.67%) Data Integration
3 2 (4.44%) User Experience
4 1 (2.22%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.22%) CMDB
4 1 (2.22%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.44%) Android
2 1 (2.22%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.22%) Windows
2 1 (2.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (55.56%) E-Commerce
2 16 (35.56%) Scrum
3 14 (31.11%) SOA
4 10 (22.22%) Waterfall
5 8 (17.78%) MVC
6 7 (15.56%) PRINCE2
7 6 (13.33%) Project Management
7 6 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (11.11%) Product Management
8 5 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (11.11%) B2B
9 4 (8.89%) ERP
9 4 (8.89%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (8.89%) SDLC
10 3 (6.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 3 (6.67%) API Design
10 3 (6.67%) Project Planning
10 3 (6.67%) Use Case
10 3 (6.67%) Information Security
10 3 (6.67%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 9 (20.00%) C#
2 6 (13.33%) Java
3 3 (6.67%) SQL
4 1 (2.22%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.22%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.22%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.22%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (4.44%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (4.44%) SC Cleared
1 2 (4.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.44%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.22%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 10 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.67%) Oracle
2 3 (6.67%) Sitecore
3 2 (4.44%) hybris
3 2 (4.44%) TIBCO
3 2 (4.44%) SAP
3 2 (4.44%) OpenText
3 2 (4.44%) Endeca
4 1 (2.22%) Google
4 1 (2.22%) Atlassian
4 1 (2.22%) Pega
4 1 (2.22%) Citrix
4 1 (2.22%) webMethods