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 3 months to 28 March 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
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 3 1 4
Rank change year-on-year -2 +3  
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 53 79 49
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 16.72% 19.22% 15.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 20.00% 23.51% 19.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 57 30
Median daily rate £413 £393 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.09% +0.64%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £288 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £574 £500 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +5.00% +3.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £50.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £42.25 £36.13
% change year-on-year -0.59% +16.95%  

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

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Cambridge
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 265 336 249
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 83.60% 81.75% 76.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 210 161
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £288 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 25 15
Median hourly rate £33.50 £37.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.66% +36.36%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.20 £17.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £68.00 £57.50 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -6.49% +27.48%  

Agile Software Development
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridge citing Agile Software Development as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 28 March 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 28 March 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 39 (38.24%) Java
2 30 (29.41%) JavaScript
3 29 (28.43%) Git (software)
4 28 (27.45%) Scrum
5 24 (23.53%) HTML
5 24 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
6 21 (20.59%) .NET
6 21 (20.59%) MVC
7 19 (18.63%) TDD
8 18 (17.65%) jQuery
8 18 (17.65%) SQL
8 18 (17.65%) HTML5
9 17 (16.67%) SQL Server
9 17 (16.67%) C#
10 16 (15.69%) BDD
10 16 (15.69%) Node.js
10 16 (15.69%) REST
11 15 (14.71%) AngularJS
11 15 (14.71%) Microsoft
12 14 (13.73%) Oracle
12 14 (13.73%) CSS
12 14 (13.73%) Jenkins
12 14 (13.73%) User Experience
13 13 (12.75%) PostgreSQL
13 13 (12.75%) Selenium
14 12 (11.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 12 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
14 12 (11.76%) Finance
14 12 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
15 11 (10.78%) Project Management

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 6 (5.88%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.92%) Cloud Foundry
2 4 (3.92%) CMS
3 3 (2.94%) Apache
3 3 (2.94%) Apache Spark
3 3 (2.94%) SAS
3 3 (2.94%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.96%) Alfresco
4 2 (1.96%) Apache Pig
4 2 (1.96%) Documentum
5 1 (0.98%) Anypoint
5 1 (0.98%) EPiServer
5 1 (0.98%) Jupyter
5 1 (0.98%) Kentico
5 1 (0.98%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.98%) Predix
5 1 (0.98%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.98%) Sitefinity
5 1 (0.98%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.98%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (2.94%) Adobe Illustrator
1 3 (2.94%) MS Excel
1 3 (2.94%) OmniGraffle
1 3 (2.94%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (5.88%) SDL Web 8
2 4 (3.92%) Payment Gateway
3 2 (1.96%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (1.96%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 12 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (6.86%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (3.92%) Veeva
4 2 (1.96%) SaaS
5 1 (0.98%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.98%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.98%) GitHub
5 1 (0.98%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.98%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.96%) HTTP
1 2 (1.96%) Internet
2 1 (0.98%) Bluetooth
2 1 (0.98%) LDAP
2 1 (0.98%) NFC
2 1 (0.98%) SMPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 13 (12.75%) PostgreSQL
3 11 (10.78%) MongoDB
3 11 (10.78%) NoSQL
4 10 (9.80%) Relational Database
5 4 (3.92%) Big Data
6 3 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (2.94%) RDBMS
6 3 (2.94%) Redis
7 2 (1.96%) Amazon Redshift
7 2 (1.96%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (1.96%) Apache Hive
7 2 (1.96%) Data Lake
7 2 (1.96%) Data Mart
7 2 (1.96%) Hadoop
7 2 (1.96%) HBase
7 2 (1.96%) Oracle BI EE
7 2 (1.96%) Star Schema
8 1 (0.98%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.98%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 29 (28.43%) Git (software)
2 14 (13.73%) Jenkins
3 13 (12.75%) Selenium
4 12 (11.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 11 (10.78%) Mercurial
6 9 (8.82%) Cucumber
6 9 (8.82%) JIRA
6 9 (8.82%) Subversion
7 7 (6.86%) Octopus Deploy
8 6 (5.88%) Android Studio
8 6 (5.88%) IntelliJ
8 6 (5.88%) JUnit
8 6 (5.88%) WebStorm
9 5 (4.90%) Mockito
10 4 (3.92%) gulp
10 4 (3.92%) NUnit
11 3 (2.94%) Grunt
11 3 (2.94%) Jasmine
11 3 (2.94%) Maven
11 3 (2.94%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 12 (11.76%) Finance
2 7 (6.86%) Banking
3 5 (4.90%) Pharmaceutical
4 4 (3.92%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.94%) Games
6 2 (1.96%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 48 (47.06%) Developer
2 14 (13.73%) Analyst
3 12 (11.76%) Java Developer
4 10 (9.80%) Business Analyst
5 8 (7.84%) Project Manager
6 7 (6.86%) Android Developer
6 7 (6.86%) JavaScript Developer
7 6 (5.88%) Architect
8 5 (4.90%) .NET Developer
8 5 (4.90%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 5 (4.90%) PHP Developer
8 5 (4.90%) Software Developer
9 4 (3.92%) Agile Project Manager
9 4 (3.92%) C# Developer
9 4 (3.92%) Full Stack Developer
9 4 (3.92%) Scrum Master
9 4 (3.92%) Senior Developer
9 4 (3.92%) Software Engineer
9 4 (3.92%) Tester
9 4 (3.92%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (23.53%) HTML
2 21 (20.59%) .NET
3 18 (17.65%) HTML5
3 18 (17.65%) jQuery
4 16 (15.69%) Node.js
4 16 (15.69%) REST
5 15 (14.71%) AngularJS
6 14 (13.73%) CSS
7 11 (10.78%) RESTful
8 10 (9.80%) Spring
8 10 (9.80%) XML
9 9 (8.82%) JSON
9 9 (8.82%) Web Services
10 8 (7.84%) CSS3
11 7 (6.86%) Android SDK
11 7 (6.86%) Hibernate
11 7 (6.86%) JPA
12 6 (5.88%) ASP.NET
12 6 (5.88%) WCF
13 5 (4.90%) Angular 2
Miscellaneous
1 14 (13.73%) User Experience
2 7 (6.86%) Data Structures
3 6 (5.88%) Mobile App
4 4 (3.92%) Graphic Design
4 4 (3.92%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.94%) Life Science
6 2 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.96%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.96%) iPad
7 1 (0.98%) ASIC
7 1 (0.98%) Augmented Reality
7 1 (0.98%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.98%) Clustering
7 1 (0.98%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 1 (0.98%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.98%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 7 (6.86%) Android
2 5 (4.90%) Windows
3 4 (3.92%) Linux
4 3 (2.94%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.96%) Mac OS X
5 2 (1.96%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (27.45%) Scrum
2 24 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
3 21 (20.59%) MVC
4 19 (18.63%) TDD
5 16 (15.69%) BDD
6 12 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
7 11 (10.78%) Project Management
8 10 (9.80%) Open Source
9 9 (8.82%) OO
9 9 (8.82%) Web Development
10 8 (7.84%) Multithreading
11 7 (6.86%) Android Development
11 7 (6.86%) Service Design
12 6 (5.88%) Analytics
12 6 (5.88%) Business Analysis
12 6 (5.88%) E-Commerce
12 6 (5.88%) Front End Development
12 6 (5.88%) Responsive Web Design
12 6 (5.88%) Software Engineering
12 6 (5.88%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 39 (38.24%) Java
2 30 (29.41%) JavaScript
3 18 (17.65%) SQL
4 17 (16.67%) C#
5 8 (7.84%) PHP
6 7 (6.86%) Python
7 6 (5.88%) Scala
8 5 (4.90%) TypeScript
9 4 (3.92%) C++
9 4 (3.92%) Groovy
10 3 (2.94%) Ruby
11 2 (1.96%) Apple Swift
11 2 (1.96%) Dart
11 2 (1.96%) ECMAScript
11 2 (1.96%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.98%) ES6
12 1 (0.98%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.98%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (5.88%) Degree
2 3 (2.94%) PMP
3 2 (1.96%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.98%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.98%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.86%) QA
2 2 (1.96%) ISO 8583
3 1 (0.98%) PMO
System Software
1 3 (2.94%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (1.96%) Hadoop YARN
2 1 (0.98%) Ansible
2 1 (0.98%) Puppet
2 1 (0.98%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 15 (14.71%) Microsoft
2 14 (13.73%) Oracle
3 3 (2.94%) SAP
3 3 (2.94%) Talend
4 2 (1.96%) Embarcadero
4 2 (1.96%) Hortonworks
4 2 (1.96%) webMethods
4 2 (1.96%) Workday
5 1 (0.98%) Adobe
5 1 (0.98%) Apple
5 1 (0.98%) Google
5 1 (0.98%) IBM
5 1 (0.98%) MuleSoft
5 1 (0.98%) OpenText
5 1 (0.98%) Rackspace
5 1 (0.98%) Sitecore
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