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 August 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 21 14 15
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +1
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 16 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 7.55% 2.50% 5.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.42% 3.28% 7.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 0 6
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£413 - £368
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 - £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 - £394
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+48.64% +2.77%
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
190 61 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 89.62% 76.25% 77.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 33 59
Average daily rate £438 £438 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +20.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £550 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 5
Average hourly rate £12.00 £22.50 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.66% -47.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 August 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 August 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 21 (53.85%) JavaScript
2 20 (51.28%) .NET
2 20 (51.28%) ASP.NET
2 20 (51.28%) Git (software)
3 19 (48.72%) C#
3 19 (48.72%) E-Commerce
4 18 (46.15%) SQL Server
4 18 (46.15%) Scrum
4 18 (46.15%) TeamCity
5 17 (43.59%) HTML
6 15 (38.46%) MVC
7 13 (33.33%) TDD
7 13 (33.33%) Software Engineering
8 11 (28.21%) Microsoft
9 10 (25.64%) OO
10 9 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (20.51%) Web Development
11 8 (20.51%) ASP.NET MVC
12 7 (17.95%) MS Project
12 7 (17.95%) Business Intelligence
13 6 (15.38%) Web Services
13 6 (15.38%) DevOps
14 5 (12.82%) Java
14 5 (12.82%) PRINCE2
14 5 (12.82%) Project Management
14 5 (12.82%) Extreme Programming
14 5 (12.82%) jQuery
14 5 (12.82%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 5 (12.82%) Kanban
14 5 (12.82%) Spreadsheet

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 4 (10.26%) WebSphere Application Server
1 4 (10.26%) WebSphere
2 3 (7.69%) IIS
3 2 (5.13%) Confluence
4 1 (2.56%) Apache
4 1 (2.56%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (17.95%) MS Project
2 5 (12.82%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (5.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.13%) CA Clarity
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (5.13%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (46.15%) SQL Server
2 5 (12.82%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (12.82%) Relational Database
3 4 (10.26%) DB2
3 4 (10.26%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 20 (51.28%) Git (software)
2 18 (46.15%) TeamCity
3 4 (10.26%) MyEclipse
3 4 (10.26%) Eclipse
4 2 (5.13%) Log4Net
4 2 (5.13%) JIRA
4 2 (5.13%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (5.13%) Artifactory
5 1 (2.56%) Maven
5 1 (2.56%) Ant
5 1 (2.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (10.26%) Finance
2 3 (7.69%) Retail
3 2 (5.13%) Marketing
3 2 (5.13%) Banking
3 2 (5.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (56.41%) Developer
2 12 (30.77%) Project Manager
3 9 (23.08%) .NET Developer
4 6 (15.38%) Web Developer
5 5 (12.82%) Software Engineer
6 4 (10.26%) Java Developer
6 4 (10.26%) Java Software Engineer
7 3 (7.69%) .NET Web Developer
8 2 (5.13%) C# Developer
8 2 (5.13%) ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (5.13%) Digital Project Manager
8 2 (5.13%) Configuration Engineer
8 2 (5.13%) C# .NET Developer
8 2 (5.13%) C# Web Developer
8 2 (5.13%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 1 (2.56%) Ruby on Rails Developer
9 1 (2.56%) .NET Software Developer
9 1 (2.56%) DevOps Engineer
9 1 (2.56%) Software Configuration Engineer
9 1 (2.56%) Agile Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (51.28%) .NET
1 20 (51.28%) ASP.NET
2 17 (43.59%) HTML
3 8 (20.51%) ASP.NET MVC
4 6 (15.38%) Web Services
5 5 (12.82%) jQuery
6 4 (10.26%) ICEfaces
6 4 (10.26%) Java EE
6 4 (10.26%) JSP
6 4 (10.26%) Struts
6 4 (10.26%) JSF
6 4 (10.26%) Ajax
7 2 (5.13%) MSMQ
8 1 (2.56%) WCF
8 1 (2.56%) Ruby on Rails
8 1 (2.56%) NHibernate
8 1 (2.56%) .NET Framework
8 1 (2.56%) ADO
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.13%) CMDB
2 1 (2.56%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.56%) Client/Server
2 1 (2.56%) Mathematics
2 1 (2.56%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.26%) UNIX
2 2 (5.13%) Windows
2 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (48.72%) E-Commerce
2 18 (46.15%) Scrum
3 15 (38.46%) MVC
4 13 (33.33%) TDD
4 13 (33.33%) Software Engineering
5 10 (25.64%) OO
6 9 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (20.51%) Web Development
8 7 (17.95%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (15.38%) DevOps
10 5 (12.82%) Waterfall
10 5 (12.82%) Agile Testing
10 5 (12.82%) Kanban
10 5 (12.82%) Revenue Management
10 5 (12.82%) Project Management
10 5 (12.82%) PRINCE2
10 5 (12.82%) Extreme Programming
11 4 (10.26%) Migration
11 4 (10.26%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (10.26%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 21 (53.85%) JavaScript
2 19 (48.72%) C#
3 5 (12.82%) Java
4 4 (10.26%) SQL
5 2 (5.13%) VB
5 2 (5.13%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.56%) Ruby
6 1 (2.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (12.82%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (5.13%) Degree
3 1 (2.56%) ISEB
System Software
1 2 (5.13%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (5.13%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 11 (28.21%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.26%) JBoss
3 2 (5.13%) CA
3 2 (5.13%) Planview
4 1 (2.56%) hybris
4 1 (2.56%) F5
4 1 (2.56%) Endeca
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