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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Agile Software Development
Rank 1 3 6
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +3
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 52 36 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 29.71% 22.78% 13.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 33.99% 24.83% 15.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 34 23
Average daily rate £500 £507 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.28% +35.06%
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £380 £373
% change year-on-year
+9.21% +2.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+20.71% -
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
153 145 178
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 87.43% 91.77% 92.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 110 123
Average daily rate £500 £500 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £675 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 12 5
Average hourly rate £50.78 £27.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+84.65% -26.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

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 29 April 2016.

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Histogram in Luton

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 46 (48.94%) E-Commerce
2 34 (36.17%) Scrum
3 25 (26.60%) User Stories
4 23 (24.47%) Retail
5 21 (22.34%) SOA
6 18 (19.15%) .NET
7 16 (17.02%) C#
8 15 (15.96%) JIRA
8 15 (15.96%) Data Transformation
9 14 (14.89%) Microservices
9 14 (14.89%) Data Modelling
10 12 (12.77%) SOAP
10 12 (12.77%) Microsoft
10 12 (12.77%) Analytical Skills
10 12 (12.77%) Confluence
10 12 (12.77%) REST
11 11 (11.70%) Change Management
11 11 (11.70%) Enterprise Architecture
11 11 (11.70%) Software Engineering
11 11 (11.70%) Business Analysis
12 10 (10.64%) Waterfall
12 10 (10.64%) Reverse Engineering
12 10 (10.64%) User Experience
12 10 (10.64%) ASP.NET Web API
13 9 (9.57%) CRM
14 8 (8.51%) SQL
14 8 (8.51%) Marketing
14 8 (8.51%) Migration
14 8 (8.51%) Stakeholder Management
14 8 (8.51%) Low Latency

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 12 (12.77%) Confluence
2 7 (7.45%) JBoss
3 6 (6.38%) CMS
4 4 (4.26%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (2.13%) Drupal
Applications
1 5 (5.32%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (3.19%) Adobe Campaign
2 1 (1.06%) PlanetPress Connect
2 1 (1.06%) SAP CRM
2 1 (1.06%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.26%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.13%) IaaS
2 2 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.13%) SaaS
3 1 (1.06%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.19%) FTP
2 2 (2.13%) DNS
2 2 (2.13%) LAN
2 2 (2.13%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.32%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 15 (15.96%) JIRA
2 4 (4.26%) Bugzilla
2 4 (4.26%) FogBugz
3 2 (2.13%) Axure RP
3 2 (2.13%) NUnit
3 2 (2.13%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.13%) TeamCity
General
1 23 (24.47%) Retail
2 8 (8.51%) Marketing
3 5 (5.32%) Finance
4 2 (2.13%) General Ledger
4 2 (2.13%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.06%) Banking
5 1 (1.06%) Games
5 1 (1.06%) Legal
Job Titles
1 28 (29.79%) Analyst
2 21 (22.34%) Architect
3 20 (21.28%) Business Analyst
4 15 (15.96%) Developer
5 7 (7.45%) Project Manager
5 7 (7.45%) Senior Developer
5 7 (7.45%) Solutions Architect
5 7 (7.45%) Technical Analyst
6 6 (6.38%) Business Data Analyst
6 6 (6.38%) Data Analyst
6 6 (6.38%) Technical Architect
6 6 (6.38%) Technical Business Analyst
7 5 (5.32%) Designer
7 5 (5.32%) Release Manager
7 5 (5.32%) Senior Designer
8 4 (4.26%) .NET Designer
8 4 (4.26%) .NET Developer
8 4 (4.26%) Data Integration Analyst
8 4 (4.26%) Senior .NET Developer
8 4 (4.26%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (19.15%) .NET
2 12 (12.77%) REST
2 12 (12.77%) SOAP
3 10 (10.64%) ASP.NET Web API
4 6 (6.38%) Middleware
5 5 (5.32%) CSS
5 5 (5.32%) CSS3
5 5 (5.32%) Dojo
5 5 (5.32%) HTML
5 5 (5.32%) HTML5
5 5 (5.32%) LESS
5 5 (5.32%) Sass
5 5 (5.32%) XHTML
6 4 (4.26%) .NET Framework
7 3 (3.19%) ASP.NET
8 2 (2.13%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (2.13%) RESTful
8 2 (2.13%) WCF
8 2 (2.13%) Web Services
9 1 (1.06%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.77%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (10.64%) User Experience
3 5 (5.32%) Data Integration
3 5 (5.32%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (2.13%) Enterprise Cloud
5 1 (1.06%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.06%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.32%) Linux
2 4 (4.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (48.94%) E-Commerce
2 34 (36.17%) Scrum
3 25 (26.60%) User Stories
4 21 (22.34%) SOA
5 15 (15.96%) Data Transformation
6 14 (14.89%) Data Modelling
6 14 (14.89%) Microservices
7 11 (11.70%) Business Analysis
7 11 (11.70%) Change Management
7 11 (11.70%) Enterprise Architecture
7 11 (11.70%) Software Engineering
8 10 (10.64%) Reverse Engineering
8 10 (10.64%) Waterfall
9 9 (9.57%) CRM
10 8 (8.51%) API Design
10 8 (8.51%) Low Latency
10 8 (8.51%) Migration
10 8 (8.51%) Stakeholder Management
10 8 (8.51%) Use Case
10 8 (8.51%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (17.02%) C#
2 8 (8.51%) SQL
3 6 (6.38%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.06%) Java
4 1 (1.06%) Scala
4 1 (1.06%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.06%) VB
4 1 (1.06%) VB6
Qualifications
1 6 (6.38%) ISEB
2 2 (2.13%) ISTQB
2 2 (2.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (2.13%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.06%) Degree
3 1 (1.06%) HND
3 1 (1.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.06%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.38%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (12.77%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.38%) SAP
2 6 (6.38%) Sitecore
3 5 (5.32%) Atlassian
3 5 (5.32%) Red Hat
4 3 (3.19%) hybris
5 2 (2.13%) Adobe
5 2 (2.13%) Apigee
5 2 (2.13%) Mashery
6 1 (1.06%) TIBCO