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 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 6 11 18
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +7
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 59 35 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 14.60% 11.25% 4.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 19.54% 15.35% 6.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 18 8
Average daily rate
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£425 £400 £513
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -21.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £424
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £533 £533
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
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
302 228 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 74.75% 73.31% 71.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 202 131 97
Average daily rate £400 £425 £411
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +3.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £235 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 9
Average hourly rate £16.75 £14.50 £21.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.51% -33.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.70 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £19.80 £35.00
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 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 29 January 2015.

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 29 January 2015. 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 47 £350 -12.50% 21
Brackley - - - - 1
Corby - - - - 2
Kettering - - - -
Agile Software Development
East Midlands

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 35 (27.78%) Java
2 33 (26.19%) Banking
3 30 (23.81%) Finance
4 27 (21.43%) Project Management
5 26 (20.63%) Jenkins
6 25 (19.84%) Team Foundation Server
6 25 (19.84%) JavaScript
7 23 (18.25%) E-Commerce
7 23 (18.25%) JIRA
8 21 (16.67%) Scrum
9 19 (15.08%) Continuous Integration
10 18 (14.29%) hybris
10 18 (14.29%) CSS
10 18 (14.29%) Windows
11 17 (13.49%) C#
11 17 (13.49%) CSS3
12 16 (12.70%) DevOps
12 16 (12.70%) Selenium
12 16 (12.70%) MVC
13 15 (11.90%) .NET
13 15 (11.90%) Linux
14 14 (11.11%) ASP.NET
14 14 (11.11%) TeamCity
14 14 (11.11%) BDD
14 14 (11.11%) Docker
15 13 (10.32%) Cucumber
15 13 (10.32%) Root Cause Analysis
15 13 (10.32%) Incident Management
16 12 (9.52%) HTML
16 12 (9.52%) Waterfall

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 8 (6.35%) CMS
1 8 (6.35%) Tomcat
2 4 (3.17%) Apache
2 4 (3.17%) Apache Solr
3 3 (2.38%) WordPress
3 3 (2.38%) Joomla!
3 3 (2.38%) Drupal
3 3 (2.38%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.59%) Node.js
5 1 (0.79%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (5.56%) Photoshop
2 2 (1.59%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (0.79%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.76%) Force.com
2 4 (3.17%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.76%) HTTPS
1 6 (4.76%) HTTP
2 5 (3.97%) WAN
3 4 (3.17%) LAN
3 4 (3.17%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.56%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.97%) MySQL
3 2 (1.59%) Big Data
4 1 (0.79%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 1 (0.79%) Xcelsius
4 1 (0.79%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.79%) SAP BI
4 1 (0.79%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (0.79%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.79%) UniData
Development Applications
1 26 (20.63%) Jenkins
2 25 (19.84%) Team Foundation Server
3 23 (18.25%) JIRA
4 16 (12.70%) Selenium
5 14 (11.11%) TeamCity
6 13 (10.32%) Cucumber
7 9 (7.14%) WebDriver
8 7 (5.56%) Git (software)
9 6 (4.76%) Maven
9 6 (4.76%) Mockito
10 5 (3.97%) JUnit
10 5 (3.97%) Subversion
11 3 (2.38%) Visual Studio
12 1 (0.79%) Jasmine
12 1 (0.79%) SpecFlow
12 1 (0.79%) RSpec
12 1 (0.79%) QuickTest Pro
12 1 (0.79%) RequisitePro
General
1 33 (26.19%) Banking
2 30 (23.81%) Finance
3 5 (3.97%) Marketing
4 4 (3.17%) Retail
4 4 (3.17%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (0.79%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.79%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.79%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 41 (32.54%) Developer
2 20 (15.87%) Analyst
3 14 (11.11%) .NET Developer
3 14 (11.11%) Environment Manager
4 13 (10.32%) C# .NET Developer
4 13 (10.32%) C# Developer
5 11 (8.73%) Architect
6 9 (7.14%) Java Developer
7 8 (6.35%) Business Analyst
8 7 (5.56%) ScrumMaster
8 7 (5.56%) UI Developer
8 7 (5.56%) UI Programmer
8 7 (5.56%) Salesforce.com Architect
9 6 (4.76%) E-Commerce Manager
9 6 (4.76%) Test Manager
9 6 (4.76%) Test Analyst
9 6 (4.76%) Hybris Developer
10 5 (3.97%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 5 (3.97%) ASP.NET Developer
10 5 (3.97%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (14.29%) CSS
2 17 (13.49%) CSS3
3 15 (11.90%) .NET
4 14 (11.11%) ASP.NET
5 12 (9.52%) HTML
6 11 (8.73%) HTML5
6 11 (8.73%) XML
7 10 (7.94%) jQuery
8 9 (7.14%) JSON
8 9 (7.14%) REST
8 9 (7.14%) J2EE
9 8 (6.35%) Spring
9 8 (6.35%) ASP.NET MVC
9 8 (6.35%) Sass
9 8 (6.35%) LESS
9 8 (6.35%) Backbone.js
9 8 (6.35%) Ajax
10 7 (5.56%) Hibernate
11 6 (4.76%) ActiveMQ
11 6 (4.76%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.52%) User Experience
2 10 (7.94%) Open Source
3 9 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (5.56%) Mobile App
5 6 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (2.38%) Data Integration
6 3 (2.38%) Blog
7 1 (0.79%) New Media
7 1 (0.79%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 18 (14.29%) Windows
2 15 (11.90%) Linux
3 4 (3.17%) UNIX
4 1 (0.79%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (21.43%) Project Management
2 23 (18.25%) E-Commerce
3 21 (16.67%) Scrum
4 19 (15.08%) Continuous Integration
5 16 (12.70%) DevOps
5 16 (12.70%) MVC
6 14 (11.11%) BDD
7 13 (10.32%) Root Cause Analysis
7 13 (10.32%) Incident Management
8 12 (9.52%) Waterfall
9 11 (8.73%) SOA
9 11 (8.73%) TDD
9 11 (8.73%) Stakeholder Management
10 10 (7.94%) OO
11 9 (7.14%) Data Analysis
11 9 (7.14%) Mentoring
12 8 (6.35%) Business Analysis
13 7 (5.56%) Mobile Application Development
14 6 (4.76%) UML
14 6 (4.76%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 35 (27.78%) Java
2 25 (19.84%) JavaScript
3 17 (13.49%) C#
4 9 (7.14%) SQL
5 8 (6.35%) C++
6 4 (3.17%) Ruby
7 3 (2.38%) Apex Code
8 1 (0.79%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.79%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (7.94%) ISEB
2 8 (6.35%) ISTQB
3 5 (3.97%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 3 (2.38%) Degree
5 2 (1.59%) PMP
5 2 (1.59%) PMI Certification
5 2 (1.59%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (1.59%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 2 (1.59%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.35%) QA
2 1 (0.79%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.79%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (11.11%) Docker
2 5 (3.97%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (9.52%) Vagrant
2 3 (2.38%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (2.38%) Puppet
3 1 (0.79%) Ansible
3 1 (0.79%) SCVMM
3 1 (0.79%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.79%) BMC Performance Manager
3 1 (0.79%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 18 (14.29%) hybris
2 10 (7.94%) Adobe
3 7 (5.56%) Salesforce.com
4 5 (3.97%) VMware
5 4 (3.17%) Oracle
5 4 (3.17%) Cisco
5 4 (3.17%) HP
5 4 (3.17%) Google
6 3 (2.38%) SAP
7 2 (1.59%) Twitter
8 1 (0.79%) Eloqua
8 1 (0.79%) TSYS
8 1 (0.79%) IBM
8 1 (0.79%) Microsoft
8 1 (0.79%) BMC
8 1 (0.79%) Informatica
8 1 (0.79%) Business Objects
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