The first table below looks at the demand for Agile Software Development skills in IT contracts advertised for the Peterborough 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Peterborough region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 22 5 14
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +9
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 3 37 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 2.50% 20.44% 4.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.26% 28.46% 7.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 4
Average daily rate
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- £413 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +22.22%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £364 £345
% change year-on-year
+3.09% +5.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Peterborough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
92 130 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 76.67% 71.82% 61.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 47 42
Average daily rate £325 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £270 £94
10% offered a daily rate of more than £441 £450 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 7 14
Average hourly rate £22.00 £24.45 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.02% +103.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.85 £12.00 £11.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.45 £35.00 £94.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-19.35% -
Agile Software Development
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Agile Software Development
Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

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

Agile Software Development Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

Agile Software Development
Daily Rate Trend in Peterborough

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

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Trend in Peterborough

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Peterborough 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 11 (55.00%) .NET
1 11 (55.00%) ASP.NET
2 10 (50.00%) C#
3 9 (45.00%) MVC
4 8 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6 (30.00%) TDD
5 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
5 6 (30.00%) E-Commerce
6 5 (25.00%) SharePoint
6 5 (25.00%) SQL
6 5 (25.00%) CSS
6 5 (25.00%) QA
7 4 (20.00%) NUnit
7 4 (20.00%) Visual Studio
7 4 (20.00%) Web Services
7 4 (20.00%) JUnit
7 4 (20.00%) HTML
7 4 (20.00%) JavaScript
7 4 (20.00%) Oracle
7 4 (20.00%) MSTest
7 4 (20.00%) Test Strategy
8 3 (15.00%) Mobile App
8 3 (15.00%) Online Marketing
8 3 (15.00%) Waterfall
8 3 (15.00%) Capacity Planning
8 3 (15.00%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (15.00%) CRM
8 3 (15.00%) Wiki
8 3 (15.00%) EPiServer
8 3 (15.00%) Endeca

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Peterborough 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 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (15.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (10.00%) MS Project
1 2 (10.00%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) NUnit
1 4 (20.00%) Visual Studio
1 4 (20.00%) JUnit
1 4 (20.00%) MSTest
2 3 (15.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (10.00%) ReSharper
3 2 (10.00%) Subversion
3 2 (10.00%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (15.00%) Marketing
2 2 (10.00%) Back Office
2 2 (10.00%) Retail
2 2 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (55.00%) Developer
2 8 (40.00%) .NET Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Project Manager
4 2 (10.00%) ScrumMaster
4 2 (10.00%) QA Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Project Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Test Leader
4 2 (10.00%) Front-End Developer
5 1 (5.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Agile C# Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Test Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) C# Developer
5 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (5.00%) QA Test Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Senior .NET Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Digital Project Manager
5 1 (5.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (55.00%) .NET
1 11 (55.00%) ASP.NET
2 8 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 5 (25.00%) CSS
4 4 (20.00%) Web Services
4 4 (20.00%) HTML
5 2 (10.00%) jQuery
5 2 (10.00%) XML
5 2 (10.00%) XSLT
5 2 (10.00%) HTML5
5 2 (10.00%) CSS3
6 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (5.00%) Classic ASP
6 1 (5.00%) SOAP
6 1 (5.00%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Mobile App
1 3 (15.00%) Wiki
2 2 (10.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.00%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) MVC
2 6 (30.00%) TDD
2 6 (30.00%) E-Commerce
3 4 (20.00%) Test Strategy
4 3 (15.00%) Online Marketing
4 3 (15.00%) Waterfall
4 3 (15.00%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (15.00%) CRM
5 2 (10.00%) Process Management
5 2 (10.00%) Release Management
5 2 (10.00%) Unit Testing
5 2 (10.00%) Integration Testing
5 2 (10.00%) Content Management
5 2 (10.00%) Data Analysis
5 2 (10.00%) SEO
5 2 (10.00%) Scrum
5 2 (10.00%) OO
5 2 (10.00%) Project Management
5 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2
5 2 (10.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 10 (50.00%) C#
2 5 (25.00%) SQL
3 4 (20.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) Degree
2 2 (10.00%) ISEB Practitioner
2 2 (10.00%) ISEB
2 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (10.00%) PMP
2 2 (10.00%) PMI Certification
2 2 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) Oracle
2 3 (15.00%) EPiServer
2 3 (15.00%) Endeca
2 3 (15.00%) Unica
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft