Period
to 16 November 2018

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 16 November 2018 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
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 4 1 1
Rank change year-on-year -3 0 +20
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 74 149 105
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 13.41% 21.82% 16.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 14.98% 25.34% 19.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 122 66
Bedfordshire median daily rate £500 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% +18.75%
10th Percentile £381 £315 £391
90th Percentile £612 £580 £625
East of England median daily rate £490 £450 £430
% change year-on-year +8.89% +4.65% +7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - £40.00 -
East of England median hourly rate £35.29 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -11.78% - +6.67%

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 494 588 535
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 89.49% 86.09% 84.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 331 404 340
Bedfordshire median daily rate £420 £443 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.08% +4.12% +6.25%
10th Percentile £225 £271 £213
90th Percentile £588 £581 £588
East of England median daily rate £438 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +4.17% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 11 9
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £17.00 £22.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.44% +60.71% -60.00%
10th Percentile £13.80 £10.40 £11.26
90th Percentile £35.00 £50.48 £46.16
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £30.25 £31.00
% change year-on-year -42.15% -2.42% +31.91%

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 16 November 2018.

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 16 November 2018. 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 38 £500 +11.11% 32
Bedford -1 7 £400 +26.98% 11
Dunstable -4 5 £425 +9.68% 3
Agile Software Development
East of England

For the 6 months to 16 November 2018, 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 21 (28.38%) E-Commerce
1 21 (28.38%) Scrum
1 21 (28.38%) Retail
1 21 (28.38%) Waterfall
2 17 (22.97%) SQL
2 17 (22.97%) SQL Server
2 17 (22.97%) Stakeholder Management
2 17 (22.97%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (20.27%) Business Intelligence
4 14 (18.92%) Web Services
5 13 (17.57%) Data Warehouse
6 12 (16.22%) JIRA
6 12 (16.22%) Big Data
7 11 (14.86%) Analytics
7 11 (14.86%) Marketing
7 11 (14.86%) Java
7 11 (14.86%) Data Structures
8 10 (13.51%) Microservices
8 10 (13.51%) Data Modelling
8 10 (13.51%) Git (software)
9 9 (12.16%) SQL Server 2008
9 9 (12.16%) .NET
9 9 (12.16%) Analytical Skills
10 8 (10.81%) User Experience
10 8 (10.81%) J2EE
10 8 (10.81%) Python
10 8 (10.81%) RDBMS
10 8 (10.81%) Project Management
10 8 (10.81%) Hadoop
10 8 (10.81%) JSON

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 7 (9.46%) Mule
2 6 (8.11%) Apache Spark
2 6 (8.11%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (6.76%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.70%) CMS
4 2 (2.70%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (1.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (8.11%) Infor M3
2 1 (1.35%) SAP CRM
2 1 (1.35%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 17 (22.97%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (6.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (4.05%) Serverless
4 2 (2.70%) Amazon EMR
5 1 (1.35%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (1.35%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 1 (1.35%) Amazon Kinesis
5 1 (1.35%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (1.35%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (1.35%) Azure Functions
5 1 (1.35%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.35%) Datadog
5 1 (1.35%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.35%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (22.97%) SQL Server
2 13 (17.57%) Data Warehouse
3 12 (16.22%) Big Data
4 9 (12.16%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (10.81%) Hadoop
5 8 (10.81%) RDBMS
5 8 (10.81%) Relational Database
6 7 (9.46%) Apache Hive
6 7 (9.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (8.11%) Apache Kudu
7 6 (8.11%) Impala
7 6 (8.11%) OLAP
7 6 (8.11%) OLTP
8 5 (6.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (6.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (5.41%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (1.35%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 1 (1.35%) Amazon RDS
10 1 (1.35%) Amazon Redshift
10 1 (1.35%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 12 (16.22%) JIRA
2 10 (13.51%) Git (software)
3 4 (5.41%) Jenkins
4 3 (4.05%) Octopus Deploy
4 3 (4.05%) Subversion
4 3 (4.05%) TeamCity
4 3 (4.05%) Visual Studio
5 2 (2.70%) Selenium
5 2 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.35%) Axure RP
6 1 (1.35%) Vagrant
6 1 (1.35%) WebDriver
General
1 21 (28.38%) Retail
2 11 (14.86%) Marketing
3 5 (6.76%) Finance
4 3 (4.05%) Back Office
5 1 (1.35%) Legal
5 1 (1.35%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 18 (24.32%) Architect
2 17 (22.97%) Developer
3 14 (18.92%) Analyst
4 8 (10.81%) Business Analyst
4 8 (10.81%) Project Manager
5 7 (9.46%) Solutions Architect
6 5 (6.76%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 5 (6.76%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
6 5 (6.76%) Integration Architect
6 5 (6.76%) SQL Developer
7 4 (5.41%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 4 (5.41%) Data Analyst
7 4 (5.41%) Data Architect
7 4 (5.41%) Data Integration Analyst
7 4 (5.41%) Designer
7 4 (5.41%) Integration Analyst
7 4 (5.41%) Integration Developer
7 4 (5.41%) SQL BI Developer
7 4 (5.41%) Technical Manager
7 4 (5.41%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (18.92%) Web Services
2 9 (12.16%) .NET
3 8 (10.81%) J2EE
3 8 (10.81%) JSON
4 6 (8.11%) Kafka
5 5 (6.76%) REST
6 4 (5.41%) ASP.NET
6 4 (5.41%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (5.41%) ASP.NET Web API
6 4 (5.41%) JMS
6 4 (5.41%) Middleware
6 4 (5.41%) RESTful
6 4 (5.41%) Servlets
6 4 (5.41%) XML
7 3 (4.05%) .NET Core
7 3 (4.05%) EJB
7 3 (4.05%) JDBC
7 3 (4.05%) Spring
8 2 (2.70%) HTML
8 2 (2.70%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.86%) Data Structures
2 9 (12.16%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (10.81%) User Experience
4 3 (4.05%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.70%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.35%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.35%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.35%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.35%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.35%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 7 (9.46%) Linux
2 6 (8.11%) Unix
3 3 (4.05%) Windows
4 2 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.35%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (28.38%) E-Commerce
1 21 (28.38%) Scrum
1 21 (28.38%) Waterfall
2 17 (22.97%) Stakeholder Management
3 15 (20.27%) Business Intelligence
4 11 (14.86%) Analytics
5 10 (13.51%) Data Modelling
5 10 (13.51%) Microservices
6 8 (10.81%) DevOps
6 8 (10.81%) Project Management
7 7 (9.46%) Content Management
7 7 (9.46%) ERP
7 7 (9.46%) PRINCE2
7 7 (9.46%) Responsive Web Design
7 7 (9.46%) Visualisation
8 6 (8.11%) CRM
8 6 (8.11%) ETL
8 6 (8.11%) Test Automation
8 6 (8.11%) Test Scripting
8 6 (8.11%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 17 (22.97%) SQL
2 11 (14.86%) Java
3 8 (10.81%) Python
4 7 (9.46%) C#
5 6 (8.11%) Shell Script
6 3 (4.05%) Bash Shell
7 2 (2.70%) JavaScript
7 2 (2.70%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.35%) ES6
8 1 (1.35%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 1 (1.35%) ISTQB
1 1 (1.35%) PMI Certification
1 1 (1.35%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.11%) QA
2 3 (4.05%) PMO
3 2 (2.70%) GDPR
System Software
1 6 (8.11%) Apache Flume
1 6 (8.11%) HDFS
2 3 (4.05%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (8.11%) Oozie
2 4 (5.41%) Terraform
3 3 (4.05%) Ansible
4 2 (2.70%) Kibana
5 1 (1.35%) Kubernetes
5 1 (1.35%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.35%) Packer
5 1 (1.35%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (9.46%) hybris
2 6 (8.11%) Infor
2 6 (8.11%) Microsoft
3 4 (5.41%) Cognos
3 4 (5.41%) SAP
4 3 (4.05%) CA Agile Central
4 3 (4.05%) Perforce
4 3 (4.05%) TIBCO
5 2 (2.70%) Alteryx
5 2 (2.70%) Google
5 2 (2.70%) Red Hat
5 2 (2.70%) Tableau
6 1 (1.35%) Avaya
6 1 (1.35%) BT
6 1 (1.35%) Dynatrace
6 1 (1.35%) IBM
6 1 (1.35%) Oracle
6 1 (1.35%) Splunk