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 25 August 2016 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Agile Software Development
Rank 3 19 9
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -10
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 32 7 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 18.82% 4.67% 17.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 22.38% 5.69% 19.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 5 34
Median daily rate £478 £425 £444
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.35% -4.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £338 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £553 £582
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £41.25
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.03%
Agile Software Development
Bedfordshire

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
143 123 192
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 84.12% 82.00% 90.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 84 147
Median daily rate £450 £425 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -3.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £362 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 3
Median hourly rate £36.00 £30.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +42.85%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £32.54 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.80% +30.16%

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 25 August 2016.

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Histogram in Luton

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, 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 (54.05%) E-Commerce
2 21 (28.38%) C#
3 19 (25.68%) Scrum
4 18 (24.32%) TDD
4 18 (24.32%) Retail
5 15 (20.27%) JIRA
5 15 (20.27%) QA
6 14 (18.92%) BDD
7 13 (17.57%) Continuous Integration
7 13 (17.57%) .NET
7 13 (17.57%) SOA
8 12 (16.22%) Selenium
8 12 (16.22%) Business Analysis
8 12 (16.22%) User Stories
9 11 (14.86%) SpecFlow
10 10 (13.51%) Java
10 10 (13.51%) Continuous Delivery
10 10 (13.51%) SDET
10 10 (13.51%) Test Automation
10 10 (13.51%) Cucumber
10 10 (13.51%) WebDriver
11 9 (12.16%) JBehave
11 9 (12.16%) Sitecore
11 9 (12.16%) TeamCity
11 9 (12.16%) Data Modelling
11 9 (12.16%) Matrix Management
11 9 (12.16%) Matrix Organization
12 8 (10.81%) Defect Management
12 8 (10.81%) Marketing
12 8 (10.81%) Ruby

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 7 (9.46%) CMS
1 7 (9.46%) Sitecore CMS
2 4 (5.41%) Confluence
2 4 (5.41%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.70%) Drupal
3 2 (2.70%) SAS
4 1 (1.35%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.35%) JBoss
Applications
1 3 (4.05%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.35%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (4.05%) Adobe Campaign
2 1 (1.35%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.35%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.35%) 5G
1 1 (1.35%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.46%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.41%) NoSQL
3 2 (2.70%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (2.70%) Data Mining
3 2 (2.70%) MySQL
3 2 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.35%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.35%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 15 (20.27%) JIRA
2 12 (16.22%) Selenium
3 11 (14.86%) SpecFlow
4 10 (13.51%) Cucumber
4 10 (13.51%) WebDriver
5 9 (12.16%) JBehave
5 9 (12.16%) TeamCity
6 8 (10.81%) Ant
6 8 (10.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 8 (10.81%) Jenkins
6 8 (10.81%) JUnit
6 8 (10.81%) Maven
6 8 (10.81%) SoapUI
6 8 (10.81%) TestNG
7 4 (5.41%) Jasmine
8 3 (4.05%) Axure RP
8 3 (4.05%) Git (software)
9 2 (2.70%) Bower
9 2 (2.70%) Grunt
9 2 (2.70%) gulp
General
1 18 (24.32%) Retail
2 8 (10.81%) Marketing
3 3 (4.05%) Finance
4 2 (2.70%) General Ledger
5 1 (1.35%) Games
Job Titles
1 18 (24.32%) Analyst
2 16 (21.62%) Developer
3 15 (20.27%) Business Analyst
4 11 (14.86%) Architect
5 10 (13.51%) Senior Developer
6 8 (10.81%) C# Developer
6 8 (10.81%) Solutions Architect
7 7 (9.46%) Developer in Test
8 6 (8.11%) C# Software Developer
8 6 (8.11%) Release Manager
8 6 (8.11%) Software Developer
8 6 (8.11%) Technical Analyst
9 5 (6.76%) Data Analyst
9 5 (6.76%) Java Developer
9 5 (6.76%) Senior Java Developer
9 5 (6.76%) Test Engineer
10 4 (5.41%) .NET Developer
10 4 (5.41%) Java Software Developer
10 4 (5.41%) Senior Software Developer
10 4 (5.41%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (17.57%) .NET
2 6 (8.11%) REST
2 6 (8.11%) SOAP
3 5 (6.76%) HTML
4 4 (5.41%) AngularJS
4 4 (5.41%) CSS
4 4 (5.41%) Web Services
5 3 (4.05%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (4.05%) CSS3
5 3 (4.05%) HTML5
5 3 (4.05%) jQuery
5 3 (4.05%) KnockoutJS
6 2 (2.70%) .NET Framework
6 2 (2.70%) Middleware
6 2 (2.70%) Node.js
6 2 (2.70%) React
6 2 (2.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (1.35%) Angular 2
7 1 (1.35%) RequireJS
7 1 (1.35%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.81%) User Experience
2 7 (9.46%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.41%) Linked Data
4 3 (4.05%) Data Integration
5 2 (2.70%) Data Extraction
6 1 (1.35%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.35%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.35%) Fintech
6 1 (1.35%) Graphic Design
6 1 (1.35%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.35%) IVR
6 1 (1.35%) RIA
6 1 (1.35%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (54.05%) E-Commerce
2 19 (25.68%) Scrum
3 18 (24.32%) TDD
4 14 (18.92%) BDD
5 13 (17.57%) Continuous Integration
5 13 (17.57%) SOA
6 12 (16.22%) Business Analysis
6 12 (16.22%) User Stories
7 10 (13.51%) Continuous Delivery
7 10 (13.51%) Test Automation
8 9 (12.16%) Data Modelling
8 9 (12.16%) Matrix Management
8 9 (12.16%) Matrix Organization
9 8 (10.81%) ATDD
9 8 (10.81%) Defect Management
9 8 (10.81%) Enterprise Architecture
9 8 (10.81%) Feature Driven Development
9 8 (10.81%) Waterfall
10 7 (9.46%) Analytics
11 6 (8.11%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (28.38%) C#
2 10 (13.51%) Java
3 8 (10.81%) Perl
3 8 (10.81%) Python
3 8 (10.81%) Ruby
4 5 (6.76%) JavaScript
5 3 (4.05%) SQL
6 2 (2.70%) PL/SQL
6 2 (2.70%) TypeScript
7 1 (1.35%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 4 (5.41%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (20.27%) QA
2 10 (13.51%) SDET
3 1 (1.35%) WCAG
System Software
1 4 (5.41%) Virtual Servers
Vendors
1 9 (12.16%) Sitecore
2 4 (5.41%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.70%) Adobe
3 2 (2.70%) Atlassian
3 2 (2.70%) hybris
3 2 (2.70%) Tableau
4 1 (1.35%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.35%) SAP
4 1 (1.35%) TIBCO
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