Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 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 18 November 2017 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
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 3 2 2
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 +1
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 123 133 196
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 17.70% 21.04% 20.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 21.17% 25.48% 24.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 80 125
Cambridge median daily rate £363 £415 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.65% +13.70% -4.89%
10th Percentile £300 £298 £270
90th Percentile £515 £525 £475
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £373 £400 £373
% change year-on-year -6.75% +7.38% -1.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 8
Cambridge median hourly rate £48.00 £40.00 £52.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -23.81% -8.70%
10th Percentile £40.50 £37.50 £40.63
90th Percentile £49.25 £42.50 £72.50
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £45.25 £40.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year +13.13% -15.79% -8.21%

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 Cambridge with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Cambridge
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 581 522 801
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 83.60% 82.59% 82.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 321 268 545
Cambridge median daily rate £375 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +3.23% +6.90%
10th Percentile £219 £259 £263
90th Percentile £573 £550 £525
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £375 £388 £385
% change year-on-year -3.23% +0.65% +6.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 53 32
Cambridge median hourly rate £40.50 £39.25 £38.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.18% +1.29% +40.91%
10th Percentile £17.36 £14.63 £13.10
90th Percentile £52.63 £59.50 £60.00
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £38.75 £37.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year +3.33% +120.59% -38.18%

Agile Software Development
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

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

Job vacancy trend for Agile Software Development in Cambridge

Agile Software Development
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Agile Software Development in Cambridge

Agile Software Development
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Agile Software Development in Cambridge over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Agile Software Development in Cambridge

Agile Software Development
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Agile Software Development in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Agile Software Development also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cambridge region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 27 (21.95%) Scrum
1 27 (21.95%) C#
2 26 (21.14%) JavaScript
3 25 (20.33%) Test Automation
4 23 (18.70%) .NET
5 22 (17.89%) Python
6 21 (17.07%) Finance
6 21 (17.07%) Continuous Integration
7 20 (16.26%) TDD
8 19 (15.45%) JIRA
8 19 (15.45%) Git (software)
9 18 (14.63%) Java
9 18 (14.63%) SDLC
10 16 (13.01%) Microsoft
10 16 (13.01%) Project Management
10 16 (13.01%) Degree
11 15 (12.20%) MVC
11 15 (12.20%) C
12 14 (11.38%) Microsoft Azure
12 14 (11.38%) BDD
12 14 (11.38%) Embedded C
12 14 (11.38%) Bluetooth
12 14 (11.38%) Wireless
13 13 (10.57%) Telecoms
13 13 (10.57%) SQL Server
13 13 (10.57%) Web Services
14 12 (9.76%) Embedded Systems
14 12 (9.76%) Jenkins
14 12 (9.76%) SQL
14 12 (9.76%) HTML

Agile Software Development
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge 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 9 (7.32%) Confluence
2 7 (5.69%) Tomcat
3 6 (4.88%) SharePoint
4 5 (4.07%) CMS
4 5 (4.07%) Mule
5 2 (1.63%) ColdFusion
5 2 (1.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (1.63%) SAS
6 1 (0.81%) Apache
6 1 (0.81%) JBoss
6 1 (0.81%) Mule ESB
6 1 (0.81%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (4.07%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (1.63%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (1.63%) OmniGraffle
2 2 (1.63%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (4.88%) SDL Web 8
2 3 (2.44%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (1.63%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.81%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (11.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (6.50%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (4.07%) SaaS
4 4 (3.25%) BrowserStack
4 4 (3.25%) PaaS
5 3 (2.44%) GitHub
5 3 (2.44%) Office 365
6 1 (0.81%) Amazon CloudSearch
6 1 (0.81%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.81%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (11.38%) Bluetooth
1 14 (11.38%) Wireless
2 8 (6.50%) Wi-Fi
3 4 (3.25%) DNS
4 3 (2.44%) MQTT
4 3 (2.44%) ZigBee
4 3 (2.44%) Z-Wave
5 2 (1.63%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (10.57%) SQL Server
2 10 (8.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 10 (8.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (6.50%) MongoDB
4 6 (4.88%) NoSQL
5 4 (3.25%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (3.25%) Relational Database
5 4 (3.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (2.44%) MySQL
6 3 (2.44%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.63%) DB2
7 2 (1.63%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.81%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (0.81%) Big Data
8 1 (0.81%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.81%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 19 (15.45%) Git (software)
1 19 (15.45%) JIRA
2 12 (9.76%) Jenkins
3 10 (8.13%) Selenium
4 9 (7.32%) Maven
4 9 (7.32%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (6.50%) TeamCity
6 7 (5.69%) Cucumber
7 6 (4.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 6 (4.88%) JMeter
7 6 (4.88%) Octopus Deploy
7 6 (4.88%) Subversion
8 5 (4.07%) JUnit
9 4 (3.25%) Appium
9 4 (3.25%) IntelliJ
9 4 (3.25%) Mercurial
9 4 (3.25%) WebStorm
10 3 (2.44%) Bitbucket
10 3 (2.44%) SoapUI
10 3 (2.44%) WebDriver
General
1 21 (17.07%) Finance
2 13 (10.57%) Telecoms
3 6 (4.88%) Pharmaceutical
4 4 (3.25%) Retail
5 3 (2.44%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.63%) Electronics
6 2 (1.63%) Marketing
6 2 (1.63%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 38 (30.89%) Developer
2 15 (12.20%) Embedded Engineer
2 15 (12.20%) Tester
3 13 (10.57%) .NET Developer
3 13 (10.57%) Analyst
3 13 (10.57%) Automation Tester
3 13 (10.57%) C# Developer
4 12 (9.76%) Bluetooth Engineer
4 12 (9.76%) Full Stack Developer
4 12 (9.76%) SQL Developer
5 11 (8.94%) SQL Server Developer
6 10 (8.13%) Business Analyst
6 10 (8.13%) Project Manager
6 10 (8.13%) SSIS Developer
6 10 (8.13%) SSRS Developer
7 8 (6.50%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 8 (6.50%) C# .NET Developer
8 7 (5.69%) Architect
8 7 (5.69%) Scrum Master
9 6 (4.88%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (18.70%) .NET
2 13 (10.57%) Web Services
3 12 (9.76%) HTML
4 10 (8.13%) RESTful
5 9 (7.32%) ASP.NET Web API
5 9 (7.32%) CSS
5 9 (7.32%) REST
6 8 (6.50%) AngularJS
6 8 (6.50%) jQuery
6 8 (6.50%) JSON
6 8 (6.50%) Node.js
6 8 (6.50%) Spring
7 7 (5.69%) WCF
8 6 (4.88%) HTML5
8 6 (4.88%) XML
9 4 (3.25%) SOAP
9 4 (3.25%) WPF
10 3 (2.44%) .NET Framework
10 3 (2.44%) Ajax
10 3 (2.44%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.76%) Embedded Systems
2 10 (8.13%) Greenfield Project
3 9 (7.32%) Computer Science
4 7 (5.69%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (4.88%) User Experience
5 6 (4.88%) Virtual Team
6 5 (4.07%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (4.07%) Life Science
7 4 (3.25%) Algorithms
8 2 (1.63%) Device Driver
8 2 (1.63%) Graphic Design
8 2 (1.63%) iSeries
8 2 (1.63%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.81%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.81%) Derivative
9 1 (0.81%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 11 (8.94%) Linux
2 5 (4.07%) Embedded Linux
3 2 (1.63%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.81%) Android
4 1 (0.81%) Unix
4 1 (0.81%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (21.95%) Scrum
2 25 (20.33%) Test Automation
3 21 (17.07%) Continuous Integration
4 20 (16.26%) TDD
5 18 (14.63%) SDLC
6 16 (13.01%) Project Management
7 15 (12.20%) MVC
8 14 (11.38%) BDD
9 12 (9.76%) Stakeholder Management
10 11 (8.94%) PRINCE2
11 9 (7.32%) Business Analysis
11 9 (7.32%) Signal Processing
11 9 (7.32%) SOLID
12 8 (6.50%) Agile Project Management
12 8 (6.50%) Coaching
12 8 (6.50%) DevOps
12 8 (6.50%) Kanban
12 8 (6.50%) Software Engineering
13 7 (5.69%) ERP
13 7 (5.69%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 27 (21.95%) C#
2 26 (21.14%) JavaScript
3 22 (17.89%) Python
4 18 (14.63%) Java
5 15 (12.20%) C
6 14 (11.38%) Embedded C
7 12 (9.76%) SQL
8 6 (4.88%) TypeScript
9 5 (4.07%) PowerShell
10 4 (3.25%) C++
10 4 (3.25%) R
10 4 (3.25%) VBScript
11 3 (2.44%) Dart
11 3 (2.44%) Scala
12 2 (1.63%) Bash Shell
12 2 (1.63%) Embedded C++
12 2 (1.63%) ES6
12 2 (1.63%) PHP
12 2 (1.63%) PL/SQL
12 2 (1.63%) RPG
Qualifications
1 16 (13.01%) Degree
2 6 (4.88%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (4.07%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (3.25%) ISEB
4 4 (3.25%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.63%) CBAP
5 2 (1.63%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.63%) IIBA
5 2 (1.63%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.63%) Numerate Degree
5 2 (1.63%) PMI Certification
5 2 (1.63%) PMP
5 2 (1.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (1.63%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.81%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.81%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.32%) QA
2 1 (0.81%) GDPR
System Software
1 4 (3.25%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.44%) Docker
3 2 (1.63%) Advanced Linux Sound Architecture
4 1 (0.81%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (0.81%) Ansible
1 1 (0.81%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.81%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.81%) Puppet
Vendors
1 16 (13.01%) Microsoft
2 12 (9.76%) Perforce
3 8 (6.50%) Atlassian
4 5 (4.07%) MuleSoft
4 5 (4.07%) Oracle
5 3 (2.44%) Twitter
6 2 (1.63%) Google
6 2 (1.63%) IBM
7 1 (0.81%) JD Edwards
7 1 (0.81%) Progress
7 1 (0.81%) SaltStack
7 1 (0.81%) SAP
7 1 (0.81%) ServiceNow
7 1 (0.81%) VMware
7 1 (0.81%) webMethods
7 1 (0.81%) WSO2