Period
to 23 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for Agile Software Development skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Agile Software Development over the 6 months to 23 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Agile Software Development
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
23 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 2 2 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 -1 +5
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 67 148 101
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 14.19% 23.42% 18.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 15.88% 26.76% 20.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 129 67
Bedfordshire median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £363 £315 £341
90th Percentile £615 £583 £630
East of England median daily rate £488 £450 £438
% change year-on-year +8.33% +2.86% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £50.00 £40.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% - -
East of England median hourly rate £13.17 £41.50 £38.75
% change year-on-year -68.28% +7.10% +0.65%

Agile Software Development is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Bedfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 422 553 485
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 89.41% 87.50% 86.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 300 388 316
Bedfordshire median daily rate £425 £450 £433
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +4.05% +1.76%
10th Percentile £257 £199 £234
90th Percentile £584 £608 £588
East of England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 12 8
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £27.50 £15.50 £13.03
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +77.42% +19.00% -65.27%
10th Percentile £16.30 £10.16 £10.79
90th Percentile £50.50 £49.68 £14.00
East of England median hourly rate £18.75 £33.17 £32.50
% change year-on-year -43.46% +2.05% +9.24%

Agile Software Development
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

Job postings citing Agile Software Development as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Agile Software Development in Bedfordshire

Agile Software Development
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Agile Software Development in Bedfordshire

Agile Software Development
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Agile Software Development in Bedfordshire over the 6 months to 23 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Agile Software Development in Bedfordshire

Agile Software Development
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Agile Software Development in Bedfordshire

Agile Software Development
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Software Development within the Bedfordshire region over the 6 months to 23 January 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton -3 36 £475 +5.56% 39
Bedford +2 7 £498 +57.94% 2
Dunstable -4 4 - - 9
Agile Software Development
East of England

For the 6 months to 23 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Agile Software Development also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 19 (28.36%) E-Commerce
1 19 (28.36%) Retail
2 15 (22.39%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (20.90%) Waterfall
3 14 (20.90%) SQL
4 13 (19.40%) SQL Server
5 12 (17.91%) Scrum
6 11 (16.42%) .NET
6 11 (16.42%) DevOps
7 10 (14.93%) C#
8 9 (13.43%) Git (software)
8 9 (13.43%) SOA
8 9 (13.43%) Data Warehouse
8 9 (13.43%) Prototyping
9 8 (11.94%) User Experience
9 8 (11.94%) Microservices
9 8 (11.94%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
9 8 (11.94%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (11.94%) Project Management
9 8 (11.94%) JIRA
10 7 (10.45%) Responsive Web Design
10 7 (10.45%) Big Data
10 7 (10.45%) Microsoft
10 7 (10.45%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (8.96%) Business Analysis
11 6 (8.96%) Marketing
11 6 (8.96%) TDD
11 6 (8.96%) PRINCE2
11 6 (8.96%) Elasticsearch
11 6 (8.96%) ASP.NET Web API

Agile Software Development
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (8.96%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (5.97%) Confluence
2 4 (5.97%) SharePoint
3 3 (4.48%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.49%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (2.99%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (5.97%) Infor M3
2 1 (1.49%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (22.39%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (8.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.99%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 2 (2.99%) Amazon Kinesis
3 2 (2.99%) Amazon SQS
3 2 (2.99%) AWS Lambda
3 2 (2.99%) Serverless
4 1 (1.49%) Datadog
4 1 (1.49%) GitHub
4 1 (1.49%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.49%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (19.40%) SQL Server
2 9 (13.43%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (10.45%) Big Data
4 5 (7.46%) Relational Database
5 4 (5.97%) OLAP
5 4 (5.97%) RDBMS
5 4 (5.97%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (4.48%) Apache Hive
6 3 (4.48%) Apache Kudu
6 3 (4.48%) Hadoop
6 3 (4.48%) Impala
6 3 (4.48%) OLTP
6 3 (4.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (4.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (4.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (2.99%) Amazon Athena
7 2 (2.99%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 2 (2.99%) Amazon QuickSight
7 2 (2.99%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (2.99%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 9 (13.43%) Git (software)
2 8 (11.94%) JIRA
3 4 (5.97%) Visual Studio
4 3 (4.48%) Jenkins
4 3 (4.48%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (2.99%) Octopus Deploy
5 2 (2.99%) Selenium
5 2 (2.99%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.49%) Axure RP
6 1 (1.49%) JMeter
6 1 (1.49%) Subversion
6 1 (1.49%) Vagrant
6 1 (1.49%) WebDriver
General
1 19 (28.36%) Retail
2 6 (8.96%) Marketing
3 5 (7.46%) Finance
4 1 (1.49%) Electronics
4 1 (1.49%) Games
4 1 (1.49%) Legal
4 1 (1.49%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.49%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.49%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (22.39%) Architect
2 14 (20.90%) Developer
3 10 (14.93%) Analyst
3 10 (14.93%) Designer
4 9 (13.43%) Solutions Architect
5 8 (11.94%) Business Analyst
6 7 (10.45%) Project Manager
6 7 (10.45%) UX Designer
7 6 (8.96%) .NET Developer
8 5 (7.46%) SQL Developer
8 5 (7.46%) Technical Architect
9 4 (5.97%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 4 (5.97%) Integration Architect
9 4 (5.97%) SQL BI Developer
10 3 (4.48%) Software Manager
10 3 (4.48%) Software Project Manager
11 2 (2.99%) Data Integration Architect
11 2 (2.99%) DevOps Engineer
11 2 (2.99%) Lead Solutions Architect
11 2 (2.99%) Product Owner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (16.42%) .NET
2 6 (8.96%) ASP.NET Web API
3 5 (7.46%) .NET Core
3 5 (7.46%) .NET Framework
3 5 (7.46%) ASP.NET
3 5 (7.46%) ASP.NET MVC
3 5 (7.46%) Entity Framework
3 5 (7.46%) LINQ
3 5 (7.46%) Web Services
4 3 (4.48%) Kafka
4 3 (4.48%) RESTful
5 2 (2.99%) AngularJS
5 2 (2.99%) HTML
5 2 (2.99%) Java EE
5 2 (2.99%) Middleware
5 2 (2.99%) Node.js
5 2 (2.99%) React
5 2 (2.99%) Spring
6 1 (1.49%) Lambda Expressions
6 1 (1.49%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.94%) User Experience
2 6 (8.96%) Data Structures
3 4 (5.97%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.99%) Algorithms
4 2 (2.99%) N-Tier
4 2 (2.99%) RIA
5 1 (1.49%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.97%) Linux
2 3 (4.48%) Unix
2 3 (4.48%) Windows
3 2 (2.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (28.36%) E-Commerce
2 14 (20.90%) Waterfall
3 12 (17.91%) Scrum
4 11 (16.42%) DevOps
5 9 (13.43%) Prototyping
5 9 (13.43%) SOA
6 8 (11.94%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (11.94%) Microservices
6 8 (11.94%) Project Management
6 8 (11.94%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
7 7 (10.45%) Responsive Web Design
7 7 (10.45%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (8.96%) Business Analysis
8 6 (8.96%) PRINCE2
8 6 (8.96%) TDD
9 5 (7.46%) Data Integration
9 5 (7.46%) Decision-Making
9 5 (7.46%) Dependency Injection
9 5 (7.46%) ERP
9 5 (7.46%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 14 (20.90%) SQL
2 10 (14.93%) C#
3 5 (7.46%) Java
3 5 (7.46%) Python
4 3 (4.48%) Shell Script
5 2 (2.99%) Bash Shell
5 2 (2.99%) ES6
5 2 (2.99%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.99%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.49%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 2 (2.99%) ISTQB
1 2 (2.99%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.49%) BC Cleared
2 1 (1.49%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (1.49%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (1.49%) PMI Certification
2 1 (1.49%) PMP
2 1 (1.49%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.46%) QA
2 3 (4.48%) GDPR
3 2 (2.99%) PMO
4 1 (1.49%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (4.48%) Apache Flume
1 3 (4.48%) HDFS
2 2 (2.99%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (5.97%) Kibana
2 3 (4.48%) Oozie
2 3 (4.48%) Terraform
3 2 (2.99%) Ansible
4 1 (1.49%) HP ALM
4 1 (1.49%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (1.49%) Kubernetes
4 1 (1.49%) Packer
Vendors
1 7 (10.45%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.46%) Red Hat
3 4 (5.97%) Google
3 4 (5.97%) Infor
4 3 (4.48%) SAP
5 2 (2.99%) Atlassian
5 2 (2.99%) Cognos
5 2 (2.99%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.49%) Alteryx
6 1 (1.49%) Avaya
6 1 (1.49%) Dynatrace
6 1 (1.49%) HP
6 1 (1.49%) hybris
6 1 (1.49%) MuleSoft
6 1 (1.49%) Splunk
6 1 (1.49%) Tableau