The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Luton region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 11 12 6
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -6
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 19 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 9.50% 4.11% 10.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.61% 5.88% 13.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 3 4
Average daily rate £375 £338 £443
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -23.72%
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 £34.95 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+23.03% -5.54%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Luton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
179 51 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 89.50% 69.86% 80.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 41 32
Average daily rate £425 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £483 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Agile Software Development
Bedfordshire

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 18 April 2014.

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Histogram in Luton

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 20 (60.61%) E-Commerce
1 20 (60.61%) Scrum
2 19 (57.58%) C#
2 19 (57.58%) .NET
3 17 (51.52%) HTML
3 17 (51.52%) ASP.NET
4 15 (45.45%) MVC
5 12 (36.36%) JavaScript
5 12 (36.36%) Git (software)
6 11 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
6 11 (33.33%) SQL Server
7 10 (30.30%) TDD
7 10 (30.30%) TeamCity
8 8 (24.24%) SOA
9 7 (21.21%) CSS
9 7 (21.21%) Retail
10 6 (18.18%) Web Development
10 6 (18.18%) HTML5
10 6 (18.18%) CSS3
11 5 (15.15%) hybris
11 5 (15.15%) Software Engineering
11 5 (15.15%) Continuous Integration
12 4 (12.12%) Extreme Programming
12 4 (12.12%) Kanban
12 4 (12.12%) Waterfall
12 4 (12.12%) Agile Testing
13 3 (9.09%) Web Services
13 3 (9.09%) Java
13 3 (9.09%) SQL
13 3 (9.09%) Service Delivery

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 2 (6.06%) Papyrus
1 2 (6.06%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (3.03%) Confluence
2 1 (3.03%) IIS
2 1 (3.03%) Apache
2 1 (3.03%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (6.06%) Oracle Database
2 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (3.03%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 12 (36.36%) Git (software)
2 10 (30.30%) TeamCity
3 1 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.03%) Artifactory
3 1 (3.03%) Toad
3 1 (3.03%) Ant
3 1 (3.03%) JIRA
3 1 (3.03%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (3.03%) Maven
3 1 (3.03%) Log4Net
General
1 7 (21.21%) Retail
2 1 (3.03%) Marketing
2 1 (3.03%) Banking
2 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (57.58%) Developer
2 6 (18.18%) Architect
3 5 (15.15%) Front-End Developer
3 5 (15.15%) Solutions Architect
4 4 (12.12%) .NET Developer
4 4 (12.12%) Project Manager
5 2 (6.06%) Web Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Solutions Designer
5 2 (6.06%) Systems Developer
5 2 (6.06%) C# Architect
5 2 (6.06%) Designer
6 1 (3.03%) ScrumMaster
6 1 (3.03%) UI Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Agile Project Manager
6 1 (3.03%) Configuration Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Agile Business Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) Software Configuration Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) UI Programmer
6 1 (3.03%) Business Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (57.58%) .NET
2 17 (51.52%) HTML
2 17 (51.52%) ASP.NET
3 11 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 7 (21.21%) CSS
5 6 (18.18%) HTML5
5 6 (18.18%) CSS3
6 3 (9.09%) Web Services
7 2 (6.06%) .NET Framework
7 2 (6.06%) WCF
8 1 (3.03%) Ajax
8 1 (3.03%) HTML5 Boilerplate
8 1 (3.03%) Sass
8 1 (3.03%) LESS
8 1 (3.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (3.03%) MSMQ
8 1 (3.03%) XHTML
8 1 (3.03%) Dojo
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.06%) N-Tier
2 1 (3.03%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.03%) Client/Server
2 1 (3.03%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (3.03%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (60.61%) E-Commerce
1 20 (60.61%) Scrum
2 15 (45.45%) MVC
3 10 (30.30%) TDD
4 8 (24.24%) SOA
5 6 (18.18%) Web Development
6 5 (15.15%) Software Engineering
6 5 (15.15%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (12.12%) Extreme Programming
7 4 (12.12%) Kanban
7 4 (12.12%) Waterfall
7 4 (12.12%) Agile Testing
8 3 (9.09%) Service Delivery
9 2 (6.06%) Project Management
9 2 (6.06%) Unit Testing
10 1 (3.03%) Use Case
10 1 (3.03%) Business Analysis
10 1 (3.03%) Supplier Management
10 1 (3.03%) Test Scripting
10 1 (3.03%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 19 (57.58%) C#
2 12 (36.36%) JavaScript
3 3 (9.09%) Java
3 3 (9.09%) SQL
4 1 (3.03%) PowerShell
4 1 (3.03%) VB
4 1 (3.03%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.03%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 1 (3.03%) ISEB
System Software
1 1 (3.03%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (15.15%) hybris
2 2 (6.06%) Oracle
2 2 (6.06%) HP
2 2 (6.06%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.03%) Endeca
3 1 (3.03%) Pega
3 1 (3.03%) F5
3 1 (3.03%) TIBCO
3 1 (3.03%) Unica