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 10 July 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
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 22 7 14
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +7
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 1 17 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 0.88% 11.18% 3.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.22% 17.89% 6.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 2
Average daily rate
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£330 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £348
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +4.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +9.59%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Peterborough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
82 95 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 71.93% 62.50% 60.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 35 35
Average daily rate £330 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £223 £94
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 4 11
Average hourly rate £23.00 £22.50 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.22% +87.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £15.40 £11.92
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.30 £35.00 £94.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.98 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.98% +3.33%
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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 10 July 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 14 (66.67%) .NET
1 14 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 13 (61.90%) C#
3 12 (57.14%) MVC
4 11 (52.38%) ASP.NET MVC
5 9 (42.86%) SQL
6 8 (38.10%) Web Services
7 6 (28.57%) XML
7 6 (28.57%) XSLT
7 6 (28.57%) UML
7 6 (28.57%) SQL Server
7 6 (28.57%) Git (software)
7 6 (28.57%) Unit Testing
7 6 (28.57%) ReSharper
7 6 (28.57%) TDD
7 6 (28.57%) Subversion
7 6 (28.57%) Content Management
7 6 (28.57%) Data Analysis
8 5 (23.81%) QA
8 5 (23.81%) E-Commerce
9 4 (19.05%) JUnit
9 4 (19.05%) Visual Studio
9 4 (19.05%) JavaScript
9 4 (19.05%) CSS
9 4 (19.05%) Oracle
9 4 (19.05%) NUnit
9 4 (19.05%) MSTest
9 4 (19.05%) Test Strategy
10 3 (14.29%) Mobile App
10 3 (14.29%) Online Marketing

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 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 3 (14.29%) SharePoint
1 3 (14.29%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (28.57%) Subversion
1 6 (28.57%) ReSharper
1 6 (28.57%) Git (software)
2 4 (19.05%) JUnit
2 4 (19.05%) Visual Studio
2 4 (19.05%) NUnit
2 4 (19.05%) MSTest
3 1 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (14.29%) Marketing
2 2 (9.52%) Back Office
2 2 (9.52%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (66.67%) Developer
2 11 (52.38%) .NET Developer
3 3 (14.29%) Project Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Senior Project Manager
4 2 (9.52%) QA Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Front-End Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Test Leader
4 2 (9.52%) Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Senior Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Test Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) C# Developer
5 1 (4.76%) QA Test Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Senior .NET Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Agile C# Developer
5 1 (4.76%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (4.76%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Digital Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (66.67%) .NET
1 14 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 11 (52.38%) ASP.NET MVC
3 8 (38.10%) Web Services
4 6 (28.57%) XML
4 6 (28.57%) XSLT
5 4 (19.05%) CSS
6 3 (14.29%) HTML
7 2 (9.52%) HTML5
7 2 (9.52%) CSS3
8 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (4.76%) SOAP
8 1 (4.76%) Classic ASP
8 1 (4.76%) SAML
8 1 (4.76%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Wiki
1 3 (14.29%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.76%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (57.14%) MVC
2 6 (28.57%) UML
2 6 (28.57%) TDD
2 6 (28.57%) Content Management
2 6 (28.57%) Data Analysis
2 6 (28.57%) Unit Testing
3 5 (23.81%) E-Commerce
4 4 (19.05%) Test Strategy
5 3 (14.29%) Online Marketing
5 3 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (14.29%) Waterfall
5 3 (14.29%) CRM
6 2 (9.52%) OO
6 2 (9.52%) Integration Testing
6 2 (9.52%) SEO
7 1 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (4.76%) Manual Testing
7 1 (4.76%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 13 (61.90%) C#
2 9 (42.86%) SQL
3 4 (19.05%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) ISEB
1 2 (9.52%) ISEB Practitioner
2 1 (4.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (23.81%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (19.05%) Oracle
2 3 (14.29%) Endeca
2 3 (14.29%) Unica
2 3 (14.29%) EPiServer
3 1 (4.76%) Microsoft