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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Agile Software Development
Rank 1 13 2
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -11
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 51 8 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 29.14% 6.06% 25.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 33.12% 7.69% 26.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 5 52
Median daily rate £475 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £410 £378
10% offered a daily rate of more than £596 £553 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.38 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+5.25% +7.68%
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
154 104 209
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 88.00% 78.79% 95.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 72 164
Median daily rate £446 £450 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.00% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £588 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 4
Median hourly rate £12.00 £39.00 £43.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-69.23% -10.78%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +30.76%

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 1 October 2016.

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Histogram in Luton

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 29 (36.25%) C#
3 22 (27.50%) Continuous Integration
4 21 (26.25%) TDD
5 20 (25.00%) BDD
6 19 (23.75%) JIRA
7 18 (22.50%) QA
8 17 (21.25%) Selenium
8 17 (21.25%) Continuous Delivery
9 16 (20.00%) SpecFlow
9 16 (20.00%) Test Automation
10 15 (18.75%) Scrum
10 15 (18.75%) SOA
10 15 (18.75%) TeamCity
10 15 (18.75%) Cucumber
10 15 (18.75%) SDET
11 14 (17.50%) ATDD
11 14 (17.50%) WebDriver
11 14 (17.50%) Feature Driven Development
11 14 (17.50%) Java
11 14 (17.50%) .NET
11 14 (17.50%) Enterprise Architecture
11 14 (17.50%) Retail
12 13 (16.25%) SQL Server
12 13 (16.25%) JBehave
13 12 (15.00%) TestNG
13 12 (15.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 12 (15.00%) SoapUI
13 12 (15.00%) Defect Management
13 12 (15.00%) Jenkins

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 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 7 (8.75%) CMS
2 7 (8.75%) Sitecore CMS
3 4 (5.00%) Confluence
4 3 (3.75%) JBoss
5 2 (2.50%) Drupal
5 2 (2.50%) SAS
6 1 (1.25%) Apache
6 1 (1.25%) Apache Spark
6 1 (1.25%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.25%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.25%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.25%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.25%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.25%) 5G
1 1 (1.25%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (16.25%) SQL Server
2 9 (11.25%) NoSQL
3 3 (3.75%) MySQL
4 2 (2.50%) Big Data
4 2 (2.50%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (2.50%) Data Mining
4 2 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.25%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.25%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 19 (23.75%) JIRA
2 17 (21.25%) Selenium
3 16 (20.00%) SpecFlow
4 15 (18.75%) Cucumber
4 15 (18.75%) TeamCity
5 14 (17.50%) WebDriver
6 13 (16.25%) JBehave
7 12 (15.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 12 (15.00%) Jenkins
7 12 (15.00%) JUnit
7 12 (15.00%) SoapUI
7 12 (15.00%) TestNG
8 10 (12.50%) Ant
8 10 (12.50%) Maven
9 4 (5.00%) Jasmine
10 3 (3.75%) Axure RP
10 3 (3.75%) Git (software)
11 2 (2.50%) Bower
11 2 (2.50%) Grunt
11 2 (2.50%) gulp
General
1 14 (17.50%) Retail
2 3 (3.75%) Finance
2 3 (3.75%) Marketing
3 2 (2.50%) General Ledger
4 1 (1.25%) Games
Job Titles
1 16 (20.00%) Architect
2 14 (17.50%) Developer
3 13 (16.25%) Solutions Architect
4 11 (13.75%) Analyst
5 10 (12.50%) Business Analyst
5 10 (12.50%) Test Engineer
6 8 (10.00%) Senior Developer
6 8 (10.00%) Test Automation Engineer
7 7 (8.75%) C# Developer
7 7 (8.75%) Developer in Test
8 6 (7.50%) C# Software Developer
8 6 (7.50%) Senior Test Engineer
8 6 (7.50%) Software Developer
9 5 (6.25%) Java Developer
9 5 (6.25%) Project Manager
9 5 (6.25%) Senior Java Developer
10 4 (5.00%) Java Software Developer
10 4 (5.00%) Senior Java Software Developer
10 4 (5.00%) Senior Software Developer
10 4 (5.00%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (17.50%) .NET
2 9 (11.25%) Web Services
3 5 (6.25%) HTML
3 5 (6.25%) REST
4 4 (5.00%) AngularJS
4 4 (5.00%) CSS
4 4 (5.00%) jQuery
5 3 (3.75%) CSS3
5 3 (3.75%) HTML5
5 3 (3.75%) KnockoutJS
6 2 (2.50%) Middleware
6 2 (2.50%) Node.js
6 2 (2.50%) React
6 2 (2.50%) SOAP
6 2 (2.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (1.25%) Angular 2
7 1 (1.25%) ASP.NET
7 1 (1.25%) J2EE
7 1 (1.25%) RequireJS
7 1 (1.25%) XML-RPC
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.25%) Linked Data
2 8 (10.00%) User Experience
3 4 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.50%) Data Extraction
5 1 (1.25%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.25%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.25%) Fintech
5 1 (1.25%) Graphic Design
5 1 (1.25%) IVR
5 1 (1.25%) PMI
5 1 (1.25%) RIA
5 1 (1.25%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.50%) Windows
2 1 (1.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 22 (27.50%) Continuous Integration
3 21 (26.25%) TDD
4 20 (25.00%) BDD
5 17 (21.25%) Continuous Delivery
6 16 (20.00%) Test Automation
7 15 (18.75%) Scrum
7 15 (18.75%) SOA
8 14 (17.50%) ATDD
8 14 (17.50%) Enterprise Architecture
8 14 (17.50%) Feature Driven Development
9 12 (15.00%) Defect Management
10 11 (13.75%) Business Analysis
10 11 (13.75%) TOGAF
10 11 (13.75%) Waterfall
11 10 (12.50%) Supplier Management
12 9 (11.25%) Business Development
12 9 (11.25%) Data Modelling
12 9 (11.25%) Presales
13 8 (10.00%) Matrix Organization
Programming Languages
1 29 (36.25%) C#
2 14 (17.50%) Java
3 12 (15.00%) Perl
3 12 (15.00%) Python
3 12 (15.00%) Ruby
4 5 (6.25%) JavaScript
5 4 (5.00%) SQL
6 2 (2.50%) PL/SQL
6 2 (2.50%) TypeScript
7 1 (1.25%) Haskell
7 1 (1.25%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (11.25%) Degree
2 1 (1.25%) PgMP
2 1 (1.25%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (22.50%) QA
2 15 (18.75%) SDET
3 1 (1.25%) WCAG
System Software
1 9 (11.25%) Virtual Servers
Vendors
1 9 (11.25%) Sitecore
2 3 (3.75%) hybris
3 2 (2.50%) Atlassian
3 2 (2.50%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.50%) Tableau