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 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 19 5 27
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +22
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 20 47 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 5.45% 15.99% 3.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.41% 19.58% 4.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 6 9
Average daily rate
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£414 £369 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.20% +2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £225 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £490 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £57.50 £40.50 £37.25
% change year-on-year
+41.97% +8.73%
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
270 240 247
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 73.57% 81.63% 70.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 125 149
Average daily rate £425 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £523 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 3
Average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -15.78%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -3.22%

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 August 2014.

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Histogram 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 August 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
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northampton -11 12 £401 -16.40% 8
Brackley - 1 £313 - 3
Agile Software Development
East Midlands

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 16 (38.10%) JavaScript
2 10 (23.81%) Java
2 10 (23.81%) Finance
3 9 (21.43%) HTML
4 8 (19.05%) SQL Server
4 8 (19.05%) CSS
4 8 (19.05%) TDD
4 8 (19.05%) Selenium
4 8 (19.05%) jQuery
5 7 (16.67%) XML
6 6 (14.29%) J2EE
6 6 (14.29%) MySQL
6 6 (14.29%) Oracle
6 6 (14.29%) PHP
6 6 (14.29%) E-Commerce
6 6 (14.29%) Degree
6 6 (14.29%) Spring
6 6 (14.29%) Ruby
6 6 (14.29%) Ajax
6 6 (14.29%) Hibernate
6 6 (14.29%) Unit Testing
6 6 (14.29%) BDD
6 6 (14.29%) HTML5
7 5 (11.90%) CSS3
7 5 (11.90%) Maven
7 5 (11.90%) Ruby on Rails
7 5 (11.90%) Computer Science
7 5 (11.90%) Eclipse
7 5 (11.90%) ISEB
7 5 (11.90%) Sun Certification

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 5 (11.90%) Apache
2 1 (2.38%) Confluence
2 1 (2.38%) Node.js
2 1 (2.38%) WordPress
2 1 (2.38%) CMS
2 1 (2.38%) Drupal
2 1 (2.38%) Joomla!
2 1 (2.38%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (7.14%) Adobe Illustrator
1 3 (7.14%) Photoshop
2 1 (2.38%) Fireworks
2 1 (2.38%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (2.38%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.52%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.52%) SSL
1 4 (9.52%) SSH
2 1 (2.38%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (19.05%) SQL Server
2 6 (14.29%) MySQL
3 4 (9.52%) MongoDB
4 3 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (2.38%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 8 (19.05%) Selenium
2 5 (11.90%) Maven
2 5 (11.90%) Eclipse
2 5 (11.90%) JUnit
3 4 (9.52%) JIRA
3 4 (9.52%) Subversion
4 3 (7.14%) Jenkins
5 2 (4.76%) Cucumber
5 2 (4.76%) Git (software)
6 1 (2.38%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 10 (23.81%) Finance
2 4 (9.52%) Banking
2 4 (9.52%) Retail
3 1 (2.38%) Electronics
3 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.38%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.38%) Publishing
3 1 (2.38%) Marketing
3 1 (2.38%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 20 (47.62%) Developer
2 9 (21.43%) Analyst
3 6 (14.29%) Java Developer
4 5 (11.90%) Project Manager
4 5 (11.90%) J2EE Developer
4 5 (11.90%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 5 (11.90%) Test Analyst
5 4 (9.52%) PHP Developer
5 4 (9.52%) Business Analyst
5 4 (9.52%) Agile Test Analyst
6 3 (7.14%) Ruby Developer
6 3 (7.14%) Service Manager
6 3 (7.14%) Incident Manager
6 3 (7.14%) Programmer
7 2 (4.76%) Senior Business Analyst
7 2 (4.76%) Administrator
7 2 (4.76%) Web Developer
7 2 (4.76%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (4.76%) Banking Business Analyst
7 2 (4.76%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (21.43%) HTML
2 8 (19.05%) CSS
2 8 (19.05%) jQuery
3 7 (16.67%) XML
4 6 (14.29%) J2EE
4 6 (14.29%) Spring
4 6 (14.29%) Ajax
4 6 (14.29%) Hibernate
4 6 (14.29%) HTML5
5 5 (11.90%) CSS3
5 5 (11.90%) Ruby on Rails
5 5 (11.90%) JSP
5 5 (11.90%) Servlets
5 5 (11.90%) Struts
6 4 (9.52%) JSON
6 4 (9.52%) Symfony
6 4 (9.52%) CakePHP
6 4 (9.52%) RESTful
7 3 (7.14%) LAMP
7 3 (7.14%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.90%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.38%) Open Source
2 1 (2.38%) iPhone
2 1 (2.38%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.38%) New Media
2 1 (2.38%) N-Tier
2 1 (2.38%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.90%) Linux
2 4 (9.52%) CentOS
2 4 (9.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (4.76%) AIX
4 1 (2.38%) Android
4 1 (2.38%) HPUX
4 1 (2.38%) UNIX
4 1 (2.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (19.05%) TDD
2 6 (14.29%) E-Commerce
2 6 (14.29%) Unit Testing
2 6 (14.29%) BDD
3 4 (9.52%) Project Management
3 4 (9.52%) OO
3 4 (9.52%) Business Analysis
3 4 (9.52%) Agile Project Management
4 3 (7.14%) Web Testing
4 3 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (7.14%) Software Testing
5 2 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (4.76%) Data Modelling
5 2 (4.76%) Matrix Management
5 2 (4.76%) Use Case
5 2 (4.76%) Programme Management
5 2 (4.76%) GAP Analysis
5 2 (4.76%) MVC
5 2 (4.76%) Scrum
5 2 (4.76%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 16 (38.10%) JavaScript
2 10 (23.81%) Java
3 6 (14.29%) PHP
3 6 (14.29%) Ruby
4 5 (11.90%) SQL
5 4 (9.52%) C#
6 2 (4.76%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.38%) PHP5
7 1 (2.38%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6 (14.29%) Degree
2 5 (11.90%) ISEB
2 5 (11.90%) Sun Certification
3 4 (9.52%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.38%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (4.76%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (14.29%) Oracle
2 5 (11.90%) Sun
3 4 (9.52%) Adobe
3 4 (9.52%) Rackspace
4 2 (4.76%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.38%) Perforce
5 1 (2.38%) IBM
5 1 (2.38%) HP
5 1 (2.38%) Business Objects
5 1 (2.38%) SAP
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