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 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 3 4 7
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +3
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 36 34 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 22.93% 17.17% 12.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 25.17% 18.58% 17.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 29 6
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£501 £375 £356
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.46% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £375 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £648 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £37.40
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -6.41%
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
143 183 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 91.08% 92.42% 71.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 128 42
Average daily rate £501 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.76% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 6 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 £37.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.75 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-0.81% -3.90%

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 1 May 2015.

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Histogram in Luton

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 55 (67.90%) E-Commerce
2 34 (41.98%) Scrum
3 25 (30.86%) SOA
4 17 (20.99%) Retail
5 16 (19.75%) .NET
6 15 (18.52%) Stakeholder Management
7 14 (17.28%) Waterfall
8 13 (16.05%) Microsoft
9 12 (14.81%) Project Management
9 12 (14.81%) Microsoft Azure
10 11 (13.58%) C#
10 11 (13.58%) ASP.NET
11 10 (12.35%) PRINCE2
11 10 (12.35%) Finance
11 10 (12.35%) MVC
11 10 (12.35%) JIRA
11 10 (12.35%) ASP.NET MVC
12 9 (11.11%) hybris
12 9 (11.11%) Telecoms
12 9 (11.11%) SQL Server
12 9 (11.11%) Java
13 8 (9.88%) KnockoutJS
13 8 (9.88%) Product Management
13 8 (9.88%) Cloud Computing
13 8 (9.88%) WCF
13 8 (9.88%) jQuery
14 7 (8.64%) User Acceptance Testing
14 7 (8.64%) FMCG
14 7 (8.64%) ASP.NET Web API
14 7 (8.64%) Enterprise Architecture

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 3 (3.70%) Sitecore CMS
1 3 (3.70%) Confluence
1 3 (3.70%) WebSphere
1 3 (3.70%) CMS
2 2 (2.47%) IIS
3 1 (1.23%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (1.23%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.23%) MS Project
1 1 (1.23%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.23%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (1.23%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (1.23%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (1.23%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (1.23%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 12 (14.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (9.88%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (4.94%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (2.47%) SaaS
5 1 (1.23%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (1.23%) Amazon S3
5 1 (1.23%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.47%) Internet
2 1 (1.23%) Telnet
2 1 (1.23%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (12.35%) JIRA
2 2 (2.47%) JUnit
3 1 (1.23%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.23%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 17 (20.99%) Retail
2 10 (12.35%) Finance
3 9 (11.11%) Telecoms
4 5 (6.17%) Marketing
5 3 (3.70%) Manufacturing
5 3 (3.70%) Electronics
6 2 (2.47%) Games
7 1 (1.23%) General Ledger
7 1 (1.23%) Banking
7 1 (1.23%) Legal
7 1 (1.23%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 21 (25.93%) Architect
2 20 (24.69%) Solutions Architect
3 17 (20.99%) Project Manager
4 8 (9.88%) Analyst
4 8 (9.88%) Web Architect
5 7 (8.64%) Delivery Manager
6 6 (7.41%) Integration Manager
6 6 (7.41%) Integration Project Manager
6 6 (7.41%) Business Analyst
7 5 (6.17%) Senior Architect
7 5 (6.17%) Senior Solutions Architect
8 4 (4.94%) E-Commerce Manager
8 4 (4.94%) Product Owner
9 3 (3.70%) Designer
9 3 (3.70%) Development Manager
9 3 (3.70%) Web Manager
9 3 (3.70%) Product Manager
10 2 (2.47%) Solutions Designer
10 2 (2.47%) Business Consultant
10 2 (2.47%) E-Commerce Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (19.75%) .NET
2 11 (13.58%) ASP.NET
3 10 (12.35%) ASP.NET MVC
4 8 (9.88%) KnockoutJS
4 8 (9.88%) WCF
4 8 (9.88%) jQuery
5 7 (8.64%) ASP.NET Web API
6 6 (7.41%) Web Services
7 4 (4.94%) XML
8 3 (3.70%) Servlets
8 3 (3.70%) EJB
8 3 (3.70%) J2EE
9 2 (2.47%) JSON
9 2 (2.47%) Spring
9 2 (2.47%) JDBC
9 2 (2.47%) Struts
9 2 (2.47%) JMS
9 2 (2.47%) REST
10 1 (1.23%) JSP
10 1 (1.23%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.64%) FMCG
2 3 (3.70%) Mobile App
2 3 (3.70%) Social Media
2 3 (3.70%) DTV
2 3 (3.70%) Taxonomies
3 2 (2.47%) Data Integration
3 2 (2.47%) User Experience
4 1 (1.23%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.23%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.23%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.23%) CMDB
4 1 (1.23%) Copywriting
4 1 (1.23%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.94%) Windows
2 2 (2.47%) Linux
3 1 (1.23%) Android
3 1 (1.23%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (67.90%) E-Commerce
2 34 (41.98%) Scrum
3 25 (30.86%) SOA
4 15 (18.52%) Stakeholder Management
5 14 (17.28%) Waterfall
6 12 (14.81%) Project Management
7 10 (12.35%) PRINCE2
7 10 (12.35%) MVC
8 8 (9.88%) Product Management
9 7 (8.64%) User Acceptance Testing
9 7 (8.64%) Enterprise Architecture
9 7 (8.64%) Technical Architecture
10 6 (7.41%) Business Intelligence
11 5 (6.17%) Use Case
11 5 (6.17%) B2B
11 5 (6.17%) Programme Management
12 4 (4.94%) Project Planning
12 4 (4.94%) ERP
12 4 (4.94%) Continuous Integration
12 4 (4.94%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 11 (13.58%) C#
2 9 (11.11%) Java
3 2 (2.47%) SQL
4 1 (1.23%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.23%) Go
4 1 (1.23%) Python
4 1 (1.23%) C++
4 1 (1.23%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.23%) PHP
4 1 (1.23%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.23%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (2.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 2 (2.47%) SC Cleared
1 2 (2.47%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (1.23%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (1.23%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.17%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.23%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.23%) SCCM
1 1 (1.23%) SCOM
1 1 (1.23%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 13 (16.05%) Microsoft
2 9 (11.11%) hybris
3 6 (7.41%) Sitecore
4 5 (6.17%) SAP
4 5 (6.17%) Oracle
5 3 (3.70%) Atlassian
5 3 (3.70%) TIBCO
5 3 (3.70%) KANA
6 2 (2.47%) OpenText
6 2 (2.47%) Endeca
6 2 (2.47%) webMethods
7 1 (1.23%) Pega
7 1 (1.23%) Citrix
Luton, Bedfordshire
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago