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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 2 9 9
Rank change year-on-year
+7 0
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 43 20 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 25.15% 11.70% 6.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 27.56% 12.99% 8.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 18 3
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£500 £400 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -15.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £293 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £504 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.20% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-1.36% +4.28%
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
156 154 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 91.23% 90.06% 74.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 117 40
Average daily rate £500 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £500 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 0
Average hourly rate £36.25 £37.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

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 27 March 2015.

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Histogram in Luton

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 64 (74.42%) E-Commerce
2 35 (40.70%) Scrum
3 31 (36.05%) SOA
4 23 (26.74%) .NET
5 20 (23.26%) Microsoft
5 20 (23.26%) Retail
6 16 (18.60%) Stakeholder Management
6 16 (18.60%) C#
7 15 (17.44%) Microsoft Azure
8 12 (13.95%) Waterfall
9 11 (12.79%) ASP.NET
9 11 (12.79%) Sitecore
10 10 (11.63%) ASP.NET MVC
10 10 (11.63%) PRINCE2
10 10 (11.63%) Project Management
10 10 (11.63%) MVC
10 10 (11.63%) Finance
11 9 (10.47%) SQL Server
11 9 (10.47%) hybris
12 8 (9.30%) Cloud Computing
12 8 (9.30%) KnockoutJS
12 8 (9.30%) Technical Architecture
12 8 (9.30%) JIRA
12 8 (9.30%) WCF
12 8 (9.30%) jQuery
13 7 (8.14%) CMS
13 7 (8.14%) Java
13 7 (8.14%) Business Intelligence
13 7 (8.14%) Telecoms
13 7 (8.14%) ASP.NET Web API

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 7 (8.14%) CMS
1 7 (8.14%) Sitecore CMS
2 3 (3.49%) Confluence
3 2 (2.33%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.33%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (4.65%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.16%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (2.33%) Agresso
3 1 (1.16%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (1.16%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (1.16%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (1.16%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 15 (17.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (9.30%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (3.49%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (2.33%) SaaS
5 1 (1.16%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (1.16%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (10.47%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.49%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 8 (9.30%) JIRA
2 2 (2.33%) JUnit
3 1 (1.16%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.16%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 20 (23.26%) Retail
2 10 (11.63%) Finance
3 7 (8.14%) Telecoms
4 6 (6.98%) Marketing
5 3 (3.49%) Manufacturing
5 3 (3.49%) Electronics
6 1 (1.16%) Back Office
6 1 (1.16%) Legal
6 1 (1.16%) Games
6 1 (1.16%) Banking
Job Titles
1 30 (34.88%) Architect
2 27 (31.40%) Solutions Architect
3 15 (17.44%) Project Manager
4 12 (13.95%) Web Architect
5 11 (12.79%) Analyst
6 10 (11.63%) Business Analyst
7 9 (10.47%) Delivery Manager
8 6 (6.98%) Integration Project Manager
8 6 (6.98%) Integration Manager
9 5 (5.81%) Senior Solutions Architect
9 5 (5.81%) Senior Architect
10 3 (3.49%) Product Owner
10 3 (3.49%) Web Manager
10 3 (3.49%) E-Commerce Manager
10 3 (3.49%) Development Manager
11 2 (2.33%) Senior Manager
11 2 (2.33%) Solutions Designer
11 2 (2.33%) Senior Consultant
11 2 (2.33%) Consultant
11 2 (2.33%) Business Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (26.74%) .NET
2 11 (12.79%) ASP.NET
3 10 (11.63%) ASP.NET MVC
4 8 (9.30%) KnockoutJS
4 8 (9.30%) WCF
4 8 (9.30%) jQuery
5 7 (8.14%) ASP.NET Web API
6 4 (4.65%) Web Services
7 2 (2.33%) XML
7 2 (2.33%) JMS
7 2 (2.33%) Spring
7 2 (2.33%) JSON
7 2 (2.33%) EJB
7 2 (2.33%) JDBC
7 2 (2.33%) Servlets
7 2 (2.33%) Struts
7 2 (2.33%) REST
7 2 (2.33%) J2EE
7 2 (2.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.49%) DTV
1 3 (3.49%) FMCG
1 3 (3.49%) Mobile App
2 2 (2.33%) Taxonomies
3 1 (1.16%) CMDB
3 1 (1.16%) Copywriting
3 1 (1.16%) Fat Client
3 1 (1.16%) Data Integration
3 1 (1.16%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.16%) E-Learning
3 1 (1.16%) Tandem
3 1 (1.16%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.81%) Windows
2 3 (3.49%) Linux
3 1 (1.16%) Android
3 1 (1.16%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (74.42%) E-Commerce
2 35 (40.70%) Scrum
3 31 (36.05%) SOA
4 16 (18.60%) Stakeholder Management
5 12 (13.95%) Waterfall
6 10 (11.63%) PRINCE2
6 10 (11.63%) Project Management
6 10 (11.63%) MVC
7 8 (9.30%) Technical Architecture
8 7 (8.14%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (8.14%) User Acceptance Testing
9 6 (6.98%) Product Management
9 6 (6.98%) Enterprise Architecture
10 5 (5.81%) Use Case
11 4 (4.65%) Data Modelling
11 4 (4.65%) Programme Management
11 4 (4.65%) Digital Marketing
12 3 (3.49%) Logical Data Model
12 3 (3.49%) Kimball Methodology
12 3 (3.49%) Dimensional Modelling
Programming Languages
1 16 (18.60%) C#
2 7 (8.14%) Java
3 5 (5.81%) SQL
4 1 (1.16%) Python
4 1 (1.16%) Ruby
4 1 (1.16%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.16%) Golang
4 1 (1.16%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (2.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (1.16%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (1.16%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.81%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.16%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.16%) SCCM
1 1 (1.16%) SCOM
1 1 (1.16%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 20 (23.26%) Microsoft
2 11 (12.79%) Sitecore
3 9 (10.47%) hybris
4 5 (5.81%) Oracle
4 5 (5.81%) SAP
5 3 (3.49%) KANA
5 3 (3.49%) Atlassian
6 2 (2.33%) Endeca
6 2 (2.33%) TIBCO
6 2 (2.33%) webMethods
6 2 (2.33%) OpenText