The table below looks at the statistics for Agile Software Development skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northamptonshire 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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 9 7 23
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +16
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 50 38 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 11.93% 13.92% 2.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 16.78% 22.75% 3.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 20 5
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£455 £280 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+62.32% -46.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £200 £452
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £503 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £355
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -1.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- -4.00%
Agile Software Development
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Northamptonshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Northamptonshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
298 167 162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 71.12% 61.17% 70.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 189 91 99
Average daily rate £425 £325 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -20.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £175 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £548
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 7 17
Average hourly rate £16.75 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.47% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £14.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.90 £18.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

Agile Software Development
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Northamptonshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Agile Software Development Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

Agile Software Development
Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Northamptonshire region.

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

Agile Software Development
Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

Agile Software Development
Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Northamptonshire region.

Agile Software Development Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

Agile Software Development
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Software Development within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northampton -4 32 £455 +93.40% 12
Brackley - 2 £315 - 1
Daventry - - - -
Kettering - - - -
Agile Software Development
East Midlands

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 32 (29.09%) Java
2 24 (21.82%) Finance
3 23 (20.91%) JavaScript
3 23 (20.91%) CSS
3 23 (20.91%) E-Commerce
4 20 (18.18%) Banking
4 20 (18.18%) CSS3
5 18 (16.36%) hybris
5 18 (16.36%) Scrum
5 18 (16.36%) MVC
6 17 (15.45%) Project Management
6 17 (15.45%) Linux
6 17 (15.45%) Jenkins
7 16 (14.55%) HTML
7 16 (14.55%) Waterfall
7 16 (14.55%) Selenium
8 15 (13.64%) Team Foundation Server
9 14 (12.73%) Continuous Integration
9 14 (12.73%) JIRA
9 14 (12.73%) TDD
9 14 (12.73%) C#
9 14 (12.73%) Windows
9 14 (12.73%) User Experience
10 13 (11.82%) OO
10 13 (11.82%) HTML5
11 12 (10.91%) Cucumber
11 12 (10.91%) Adobe
12 11 (10.00%) ISEB
12 11 (10.00%) SOA
12 11 (10.00%) .NET

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 (8.18%) Tomcat
2 8 (7.27%) CMS
3 5 (4.55%) Apache
4 4 (3.64%) Apache Solr
4 4 (3.64%) SharePoint
5 3 (2.73%) WordPress
5 3 (2.73%) Joomla!
5 3 (2.73%) Drupal
6 2 (1.82%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.91%) Node.js
7 1 (0.91%) Confluence
7 1 (0.91%) OpenStack
Applications
1 9 (8.18%) Photoshop
2 2 (1.82%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (1.82%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.91%) Fireworks
3 1 (0.91%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.82%) VisionPLUS
2 1 (0.91%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.45%) Force.com
2 5 (4.55%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.91%) SaaS
3 1 (0.91%) PaaS
3 1 (0.91%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.45%) HTTP
1 6 (5.45%) HTTPS
2 5 (4.55%) LAN
2 5 (4.55%) WAN
2 5 (4.55%) SAN
3 1 (0.91%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (8.18%) SQL Server
2 8 (7.27%) MySQL
3 1 (0.91%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (0.91%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.91%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (0.91%) SAP BI
3 1 (0.91%) UniData
3 1 (0.91%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 1 (0.91%) Xcelsius
Development Applications
1 17 (15.45%) Jenkins
2 16 (14.55%) Selenium
3 15 (13.64%) Team Foundation Server
4 14 (12.73%) JIRA
5 12 (10.91%) Cucumber
6 8 (7.27%) WebDriver
7 7 (6.36%) Maven
8 6 (5.45%) Mockito
9 5 (4.55%) JUnit
9 5 (4.55%) TeamCity
10 3 (2.73%) Visual Studio
10 3 (2.73%) Git (software)
11 2 (1.82%) RequisitePro
12 1 (0.91%) QuickTest Pro
12 1 (0.91%) Eclipse
12 1 (0.91%) RSpec
12 1 (0.91%) Jasmine
General
1 24 (21.82%) Finance
2 20 (18.18%) Banking
3 4 (3.64%) Marketing
3 4 (3.64%) Retail
4 3 (2.73%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (0.91%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.91%) Publishing
5 1 (0.91%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 41 (37.27%) Developer
2 18 (16.36%) Analyst
3 11 (10.00%) .NET Developer
4 10 (9.09%) C# Developer
4 10 (9.09%) Architect
5 9 (8.18%) C# .NET Developer
6 8 (7.27%) UI Programmer
6 8 (7.27%) UI Developer
6 8 (7.27%) Java Developer
7 7 (6.36%) Business Analyst
7 7 (6.36%) Salesforce.com Architect
8 6 (5.45%) Hybris Developer
8 6 (5.45%) E-Commerce Manager
8 6 (5.45%) Project Manager
8 6 (5.45%) Test Analyst
9 5 (4.55%) Web Developer
9 5 (4.55%) Solutions Architect
9 5 (4.55%) ASP.NET Developer
9 5 (4.55%) Senior Analyst
9 5 (4.55%) Environment Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (20.91%) CSS
2 20 (18.18%) CSS3
3 16 (14.55%) HTML
4 13 (11.82%) HTML5
5 11 (10.00%) .NET
5 11 (10.00%) Ajax
5 11 (10.00%) jQuery
5 11 (10.00%) Sass
6 10 (9.09%) J2EE
6 10 (9.09%) ASP.NET
7 9 (8.18%) JSON
7 9 (8.18%) ASP.NET MVC
7 9 (8.18%) REST
7 9 (8.18%) LESS
7 9 (8.18%) Backbone.js
8 8 (7.27%) Spring
8 8 (7.27%) Hibernate
9 7 (6.36%) Ruby on Rails
10 6 (5.45%) ActiveMQ
10 6 (5.45%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 14 (12.73%) User Experience
2 11 (10.00%) Open Source
3 7 (6.36%) Mobile App
3 7 (6.36%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (5.45%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.73%) Data Integration
5 3 (2.73%) Blog
6 2 (1.82%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.91%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.91%) iPad
7 1 (0.91%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 17 (15.45%) Linux
2 14 (12.73%) Windows
3 4 (3.64%) UNIX
4 2 (1.82%) Android
5 1 (0.91%) Windows CE
5 1 (0.91%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (20.91%) E-Commerce
2 18 (16.36%) Scrum
2 18 (16.36%) MVC
3 17 (15.45%) Project Management
4 16 (14.55%) Waterfall
5 14 (12.73%) Continuous Integration
5 14 (12.73%) TDD
6 13 (11.82%) OO
7 11 (10.00%) SOA
8 10 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (7.27%) BDD
9 8 (7.27%) Business Analysis
10 7 (6.36%) Mobile Application Development
11 6 (5.45%) DevOps
11 6 (5.45%) Mentoring
11 6 (5.45%) Web Testing
12 5 (4.55%) CRM
12 5 (4.55%) ITIL
12 5 (4.55%) Workflow
12 5 (4.55%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (29.09%) Java
2 23 (20.91%) JavaScript
3 14 (12.73%) C#
4 8 (7.27%) C++
5 7 (6.36%) Ruby
6 5 (4.55%) SQL
7 3 (2.73%) Apex Code
8 1 (0.91%) C
8 1 (0.91%) Objective-C
8 1 (0.91%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (10.00%) ISEB
2 8 (7.27%) ISTQB
3 5 (4.55%) Degree
4 3 (2.73%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 1 (0.91%) Sun Certification
5 1 (0.91%) PMP
5 1 (0.91%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.91%) MBA
5 1 (0.91%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.36%) QA
2 1 (0.91%) SLA
2 1 (0.91%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (4.55%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (2.73%) Vagrant
2 2 (1.82%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.82%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.82%) Puppet
3 1 (0.91%) SCVMM
3 1 (0.91%) Ansible
Vendors
1 18 (16.36%) hybris
2 12 (10.91%) Adobe
3 7 (6.36%) Salesforce.com
4 6 (5.45%) Oracle
5 5 (4.55%) Cisco
5 5 (4.55%) VMware
5 5 (4.55%) Google
6 4 (3.64%) HP
7 3 (2.73%) SAP
8 2 (1.82%) Twitter
8 2 (1.82%) TSYS
8 2 (1.82%) IBM
9 1 (0.91%) Microsoft
9 1 (0.91%) Sun
9 1 (0.91%) Informatica
9 1 (0.91%) Business Objects
9 1 (0.91%) Eloqua
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