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 June 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 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 8 3 11
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +8
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 20 37 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 13.51% 19.47% 11.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 15.63% 24.03% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 33 6
Average daily rate
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£475 £385 £369
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.37% +4.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £278 £331
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £488 £431
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £353
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +6.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.73 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.79% +2.85%
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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
128 154 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 86.49% 81.05% 77.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 107 42
Average daily rate £425 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £278 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 1
Average hourly rate £26.25 £37.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +158.62%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
- -1.63%

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 June 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 June 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 39 (61.90%) E-Commerce
2 25 (39.68%) Scrum
3 18 (28.57%) SOA
4 14 (22.22%) .NET
4 14 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 14 (22.22%) Retail
5 13 (20.63%) Waterfall
6 10 (15.87%) Project Management
6 10 (15.87%) Microsoft
6 10 (15.87%) C#
7 9 (14.29%) ASP.NET
7 9 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
8 8 (12.70%) ASP.NET MVC
8 8 (12.70%) KnockoutJS
8 8 (12.70%) SQL Server
8 8 (12.70%) PRINCE2
8 8 (12.70%) MVC
8 8 (12.70%) JIRA
8 8 (12.70%) WCF
8 8 (12.70%) jQuery
8 8 (12.70%) Cloud Computing
9 7 (11.11%) FMCG
9 7 (11.11%) Java
9 7 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
10 6 (9.52%) Sitecore
10 6 (9.52%) Telecoms
11 5 (7.94%) Finance
11 5 (7.94%) B2B
11 5 (7.94%) User Acceptance Testing
11 5 (7.94%) API Design

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 (4.76%) CMS
1 3 (4.76%) WebSphere
1 3 (4.76%) Sitecore CMS
2 2 (3.17%) Confluence
3 1 (1.59%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (1.59%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (3.17%) MS Project
2 1 (1.59%) MS Office
2 1 (1.59%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (12.70%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.59%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.59%) SaaS
3 1 (1.59%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.59%) Telnet
1 1 (1.59%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (12.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (12.70%) JIRA
2 2 (3.17%) JUnit
3 1 (1.59%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.59%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 14 (22.22%) Retail
2 6 (9.52%) Telecoms
3 5 (7.94%) Finance
4 1 (1.59%) Legal
4 1 (1.59%) Games
4 1 (1.59%) Banking
4 1 (1.59%) General Ledger
4 1 (1.59%) Marketing
4 1 (1.59%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.59%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 14 (22.22%) Architect
1 14 (22.22%) Project Manager
2 13 (20.63%) Solutions Architect
3 7 (11.11%) Web Architect
4 5 (7.94%) Senior Solutions Architect
4 5 (7.94%) Analyst
4 5 (7.94%) Senior Architect
4 5 (7.94%) Product Owner
5 4 (6.35%) Integration Project Manager
5 4 (6.35%) Integration Manager
5 4 (6.35%) E-Commerce Manager
5 4 (6.35%) Delivery Manager
6 3 (4.76%) Product Manager
6 3 (4.76%) Business Analyst
6 3 (4.76%) Designer
7 2 (3.17%) Service Transition Analyst
7 2 (3.17%) Web Manager
7 2 (3.17%) ScrumMaster
7 2 (3.17%) Agile Project Manager
7 2 (3.17%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (22.22%) .NET
2 9 (14.29%) ASP.NET
3 8 (12.70%) WCF
3 8 (12.70%) jQuery
3 8 (12.70%) ASP.NET MVC
3 8 (12.70%) KnockoutJS
4 7 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (4.76%) Web Services
5 3 (4.76%) EJB
5 3 (4.76%) J2EE
5 3 (4.76%) Servlets
6 2 (3.17%) JDBC
6 2 (3.17%) XML
6 2 (3.17%) JMS
6 2 (3.17%) Spring
6 2 (3.17%) Struts
7 1 (1.59%) Android SDK
7 1 (1.59%) JSP
7 1 (1.59%) SOAP
7 1 (1.59%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.11%) FMCG
2 3 (4.76%) Social Media
2 3 (4.76%) Taxonomies
2 3 (4.76%) Data Integration
3 2 (3.17%) User Experience
3 2 (3.17%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.59%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.59%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.59%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.17%) Android
2 1 (1.59%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.59%) Windows
2 1 (1.59%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (61.90%) E-Commerce
2 25 (39.68%) Scrum
3 18 (28.57%) SOA
4 14 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
5 13 (20.63%) Waterfall
6 10 (15.87%) Project Management
7 8 (12.70%) MVC
7 8 (12.70%) PRINCE2
8 5 (7.94%) B2B
8 5 (7.94%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (7.94%) Product Management
8 5 (7.94%) API Design
9 4 (6.35%) SDLC
9 4 (6.35%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (6.35%) Project Planning
9 4 (6.35%) Technical Architecture
9 4 (6.35%) Use Case
10 3 (4.76%) Enterprise Architecture
10 3 (4.76%) Information Security
10 3 (4.76%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 10 (15.87%) C#
2 7 (11.11%) Java
3 2 (3.17%) SQL
4 1 (1.59%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.59%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.59%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.59%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (3.17%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (3.17%) SC Cleared
1 2 (3.17%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.59%) ISEB
2 1 (1.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.76%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.59%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 10 (15.87%) Microsoft
2 6 (9.52%) Sitecore
3 4 (6.35%) Oracle
4 3 (4.76%) TIBCO
4 3 (4.76%) hybris
5 2 (3.17%) Atlassian
5 2 (3.17%) webMethods
5 2 (3.17%) OpenText
5 2 (3.17%) Endeca
6 1 (1.59%) Google
6 1 (1.59%) SAP
6 1 (1.59%) Citrix
6 1 (1.59%) Pega