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 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 2 3 15
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +12
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 43 19 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 26.38% 17.12% 3.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 30.07% 23.46% 4.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 16 2
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£475 £325 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.15% -2.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £221 £327
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £339
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +2.85%
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
143 81 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 87.73% 72.97% 76.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 58 41
Average daily rate £450 £413 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +21.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 3
Average hourly rate - £15.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -60.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.07
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -11.49%

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 January 2015.

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Histogram in Luton

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 66 (66.00%) E-Commerce
2 42 (42.00%) Scrum
3 28 (28.00%) SOA
4 25 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 22 (22.00%) Retail
6 21 (21.00%) PRINCE2
7 20 (20.00%) .NET
7 20 (20.00%) Waterfall
8 18 (18.00%) Finance
9 17 (17.00%) Project Management
10 13 (13.00%) Microsoft
11 12 (12.00%) C#
12 10 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
12 10 (10.00%) Oracle
12 10 (10.00%) SAP
12 10 (10.00%) SQL
12 10 (10.00%) Sitecore
13 9 (9.00%) User Acceptance Testing
13 9 (9.00%) CMS
14 8 (8.00%) Marketing
14 8 (8.00%) ERP
14 8 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
14 8 (8.00%) Sitecore CMS
15 7 (7.00%) hybris
15 7 (7.00%) Agresso
15 7 (7.00%) Java
16 6 (6.00%) Change Management
16 6 (6.00%) Data Modelling
16 6 (6.00%) Web Services
16 6 (6.00%) Windows

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 9 (9.00%) CMS
2 8 (8.00%) Sitecore CMS
3 3 (3.00%) Confluence
4 1 (1.00%) MQSeries
4 1 (1.00%) IIS
4 1 (1.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (5.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.00%) MS Project
2 1 (1.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (7.00%) Agresso
2 5 (5.00%) Oracle General Ledger
2 5 (5.00%) Oracle Payables
2 5 (5.00%) Oracle Receivables
2 5 (5.00%) Oracle Assets
3 3 (3.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.00%) SaaS
2 2 (2.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.00%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.00%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.00%) Azure SQL Database
3 2 (2.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (5.00%) JIRA
2 2 (2.00%) NUnit
3 1 (1.00%) ReSharper
3 1 (1.00%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.00%) MSTest
3 1 (1.00%) NSubstitute
3 1 (1.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 22 (22.00%) Retail
2 18 (18.00%) Finance
3 8 (8.00%) Marketing
4 3 (3.00%) Manufacturing
4 3 (3.00%) Electronics
4 3 (3.00%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.00%) Back Office
5 2 (2.00%) Legal
6 1 (1.00%) Banking
6 1 (1.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 29 (29.00%) Architect
2 26 (26.00%) Solutions Architect
3 25 (25.00%) Project Manager
4 15 (15.00%) Analyst
5 13 (13.00%) Business Analyst
6 12 (12.00%) Delivery Manager
7 10 (10.00%) Web Architect
8 7 (7.00%) Developer
9 5 (5.00%) Senior Manager
9 5 (5.00%) Integration Manager
9 5 (5.00%) Web Manager
9 5 (5.00%) Integration Project Manager
10 4 (4.00%) .NET Developer
10 4 (4.00%) Senior .NET Developer
10 4 (4.00%) Senior Developer
11 3 (3.00%) Digital Project Manager
11 3 (3.00%) Head of Development
11 3 (3.00%) Senior Digital Project Manager
11 3 (3.00%) Digital Solutions Architect
11 3 (3.00%) Digital Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (20.00%) .NET
2 6 (6.00%) Web Services
3 4 (4.00%) ASP.NET
3 4 (4.00%) HTML
4 3 (3.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (3.00%) XML
4 3 (3.00%) CSS
5 2 (2.00%) .NET Framework
5 2 (2.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (2.00%) CSS3
5 2 (2.00%) REST
5 2 (2.00%) JSON
5 2 (2.00%) jQuery
5 2 (2.00%) WPF
6 1 (1.00%) WF
6 1 (1.00%) Silverlight
6 1 (1.00%) LINQ
6 1 (1.00%) WCF
6 1 (1.00%) RESTful
6 1 (1.00%) Autofac
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.00%) User Experience
1 3 (3.00%) DTV
2 2 (2.00%) Tandem
2 2 (2.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.00%) Data Integration
3 1 (1.00%) Copywriting
3 1 (1.00%) Fat Client
3 1 (1.00%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (1.00%) Thin Client
3 1 (1.00%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.00%) Windows
2 2 (2.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (66.00%) E-Commerce
2 42 (42.00%) Scrum
3 28 (28.00%) SOA
4 25 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 21 (21.00%) PRINCE2
6 20 (20.00%) Waterfall
7 17 (17.00%) Project Management
8 10 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
9 9 (9.00%) User Acceptance Testing
10 8 (8.00%) ERP
10 8 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
11 6 (6.00%) Change Management
11 6 (6.00%) Data Modelling
12 5 (5.00%) Use Case
12 5 (5.00%) Logical Data Model
12 5 (5.00%) MVC
12 5 (5.00%) Web Development
12 5 (5.00%) Enterprise Architecture
12 5 (5.00%) Project Planning
12 5 (5.00%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 12 (12.00%) C#
2 10 (10.00%) SQL
3 7 (7.00%) Java
4 2 (2.00%) C++
5 1 (1.00%) Golang
5 1 (1.00%) Python
5 1 (1.00%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.00%) C
5 1 (1.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.00%) PHP
5 1 (1.00%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (2.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.00%) ISEB
3 1 (1.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.00%) SCCM
1 1 (1.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 13 (13.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (10.00%) Oracle
2 10 (10.00%) SAP
2 10 (10.00%) Sitecore
3 7 (7.00%) hybris
4 3 (3.00%) Atlassian
4 3 (3.00%) KANA
5 2 (2.00%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.00%) Unica
6 1 (1.00%) IBM
6 1 (1.00%) webMethods
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