Period
to 22 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 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 22 October 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 > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1 1 2
Rank change year-on-year 0 +1 0
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 243 313 221
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 20.18% 22.85% 20.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 23.46% 27.46% 24.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 184 117
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £440 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.33% -6.25% +7.38%
10th Percentile £313 £286 £300
90th Percentile £575 £525 £525
East of England median daily rate £488 £450 £433
% change year-on-year +8.33% +4.05% +8.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 3
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £42.50 £44.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.41% +10.00% -15.79%
10th Percentile £41.25 £23.38 £37.50
90th Percentile £43.75 £48.88 £42.50
East of England median hourly rate £35.29 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -11.78% - +6.81%

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 Cambridgeshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Cambridgeshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,036 1,140 916
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 86.05% 83.21% 83.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 550 582 454
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £425 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £215 £235
90th Percentile £588 £549 £534
East of England median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 111 84
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £19.25 £37.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -48.67% +4.17% +100.00%
10th Percentile £11.50 £13.00 £13.58
90th Percentile £49.00 £49.75 £46.98
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £30.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year -41.67% +11.11% +13.68%

Agile Software Development
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Agile Software Development in Cambridgeshire

Agile Software Development
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Agile Software Development in Cambridgeshire

Agile Software Development
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Agile Software Development in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 22 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Agile Software Development in Cambridgeshire

Agile Software Development
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Agile Software Development in Cambridgeshire

Agile Software Development
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

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 Cambridgeshire region over the 6 months to 22 October 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
Cambridge +1 162 £436 +12.58% 173
Peterborough -1 37 £438 +34.62% 20
Agile Software Development
East of England

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 70 (28.81%) Test Automation
2 62 (25.51%) Scrum
3 57 (23.46%) Java
4 54 (22.22%) JIRA
5 50 (20.58%) Web Services
6 41 (16.87%) Microsoft
6 41 (16.87%) JavaScript
7 39 (16.05%) C#
8 36 (14.81%) REST
9 31 (12.76%) Degree
9 31 (12.76%) Continuous Integration
10 29 (11.93%) User Stories
10 29 (11.93%) .NET
10 29 (11.93%) CSS
11 28 (11.52%) Finance
12 26 (10.70%) E-Commerce
12 26 (10.70%) QA
13 25 (10.29%) HTML
13 25 (10.29%) Software Engineering
14 24 (9.88%) CRM
14 24 (9.88%) Project Management
15 23 (9.47%) Mule
15 23 (9.47%) Analytical Skills
15 23 (9.47%) Problem-Solving
16 22 (9.05%) JSON
16 22 (9.05%) Business Analysis
16 22 (9.05%) Dynamics CRM
17 21 (8.64%) Test Scripting
17 21 (8.64%) Linux
18 20 (8.23%) J2EE

Agile Software Development
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 23 (9.47%) Mule
2 18 (7.41%) Confluence
3 5 (2.06%) Apache Spark
3 5 (2.06%) SharePoint
4 4 (1.65%) Cloud Foundry
4 4 (1.65%) SAS
5 3 (1.23%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (0.82%) Apache
6 2 (0.82%) CMS
6 2 (0.82%) JBoss
6 2 (0.82%) WildFly
7 1 (0.41%) IBM Domino
7 1 (0.41%) IIS
7 1 (0.41%) nginx
7 1 (0.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.41%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.41%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.41%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.41%) WordPress
Applications
1 9 (3.70%) Chatbot
1 9 (3.70%) Microsoft Project
2 6 (2.47%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (2.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 6 (2.47%) MS Visio
3 5 (2.06%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (0.82%) Windchill
5 1 (0.41%) HipChat
5 1 (0.41%) RoboHelp
5 1 (0.41%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 22 (9.05%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.82%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.41%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.41%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.41%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.41%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.41%) SAP MDG
3 1 (0.41%) SAP MDM
3 1 (0.41%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 20 (8.23%) Amazon AWS
1 20 (8.23%) Dynamics 365
2 14 (5.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (4.94%) SaaS
4 10 (4.12%) GitHub
5 6 (2.47%) Amazon S3
5 6 (2.47%) Google Cloud Platform
6 5 (2.06%) Amazon EMR
6 5 (2.06%) SuccessFactors
7 4 (1.65%) Office 365
7 4 (1.65%) PaaS
8 3 (1.23%) IaaS
9 2 (0.82%) Amazon Kinesis
9 2 (0.82%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.47%) Wireless
2 5 (2.06%) Wi-Fi
3 4 (1.65%) Bluetooth
3 4 (1.65%) HTTP
3 4 (1.65%) WLAN
4 3 (1.23%) DNS
4 3 (1.23%) Internet
4 3 (1.23%) LAN
4 3 (1.23%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.82%) SSL
6 1 (0.41%) DHCP
6 1 (0.41%) Intranet
6 1 (0.41%) Skype
6 1 (0.41%) SNMP
6 1 (0.41%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (6.17%) NoSQL
2 12 (4.94%) Hadoop
3 10 (4.12%) SQL Server
4 9 (3.70%) MySQL
5 7 (2.88%) Amazon Aurora
5 7 (2.88%) Amazon Redshift
5 7 (2.88%) Apache Hive
5 7 (2.88%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (2.47%) Big Data
7 5 (2.06%) Oracle Database
7 5 (2.06%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (1.23%) Data Lake
8 3 (1.23%) Relational Database
8 3 (1.23%) Spotfire
9 2 (0.82%) Amazon Athena
9 2 (0.82%) GIS
9 2 (0.82%) MongoDB
9 2 (0.82%) Oracle BI EE
9 2 (0.82%) Qlik Sense
9 2 (0.82%) Redis
Development Applications
1 54 (22.22%) JIRA
2 19 (7.82%) Git (software)
3 17 (7.00%) Jenkins
3 17 (7.00%) Selenium
4 8 (3.29%) TeamCity
5 6 (2.47%) Visual Studio Team System
6 5 (2.06%) Maven
7 4 (1.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 4 (1.65%) GitLab
7 4 (1.65%) Hudson
7 4 (1.65%) Jasmine
7 4 (1.65%) Karma Test Runner
7 4 (1.65%) Visual Studio
8 3 (1.23%) JMeter
8 3 (1.23%) Protractor
9 2 (0.82%) HP UFT
9 2 (0.82%) SoapUI
9 2 (0.82%) Subversion
9 2 (0.82%) VisualVM
10 1 (0.41%) NCrunch
General
1 28 (11.52%) Finance
2 16 (6.58%) Pharmaceutical
3 6 (2.47%) Publishing
4 5 (2.06%) Legal
4 5 (2.06%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.65%) Electronics
5 4 (1.65%) Marketing
6 3 (1.23%) Back Office
6 3 (1.23%) Retail
7 2 (0.82%) Advertising
7 2 (0.82%) Automotive
7 2 (0.82%) Banking
7 2 (0.82%) Games
7 2 (0.82%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.41%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.41%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 80 (32.92%) Developer
2 42 (17.28%) Analyst
3 28 (11.52%) Business Analyst
4 17 (7.00%) Architect
4 17 (7.00%) Test Engineer
5 14 (5.76%) Consultant
5 14 (5.76%) Integration Developer
5 14 (5.76%) Project Manager
6 11 (4.53%) .NET Developer
7 9 (3.70%) Java Developer
7 9 (3.70%) Microsoft Developer
7 9 (3.70%) Solutions Architect
7 9 (3.70%) Test Automation Engineer
8 8 (3.29%) CRM Consultant
8 8 (3.29%) CRM Developer
8 8 (3.29%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
8 8 (3.29%) Dynamics CRM Developer
9 7 (2.88%) Agile Coach
9 7 (2.88%) C# .NET Developer
9 7 (2.88%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (20.58%) Web Services
2 36 (14.81%) REST
3 29 (11.93%) .NET
3 29 (11.93%) CSS
4 25 (10.29%) HTML
5 22 (9.05%) JSON
6 20 (8.23%) J2EE
7 16 (6.58%) AngularJS
7 16 (6.58%) HTML5
7 16 (6.58%) Node.js
8 13 (5.35%) Spring
9 12 (4.94%) CSS3
10 11 (4.53%) ASP.NET
11 10 (4.12%) React
11 10 (4.12%) RESTful
11 10 (4.12%) SOAP
12 9 (3.70%) ASP.NET Web API
12 9 (3.70%) XML
13 6 (2.47%) Apache Camel
14 5 (2.06%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 23 (9.47%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (7.41%) Computer Science
3 16 (6.58%) Enterprise Software
4 14 (5.76%) Self-Motivation
5 11 (4.53%) User Experience
6 7 (2.88%) Life Science
7 6 (2.47%) Over-the-Top Content
8 5 (2.06%) Mobile App
9 4 (1.65%) Management Information System
9 4 (1.65%) Public Cloud
9 4 (1.65%) Virtual Team
10 3 (1.23%) Data Centre
10 3 (1.23%) e-Learning
10 3 (1.23%) Greenfield Project
10 3 (1.23%) Podcast
11 2 (0.82%) Hedge funds
12 1 (0.41%) CAN bus
12 1 (0.41%) Embedded Systems
12 1 (0.41%) FMCG
12 1 (0.41%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 21 (8.64%) Linux
2 12 (4.94%) Windows
3 7 (2.88%) Apple iOS
4 5 (2.06%) Android
5 4 (1.65%) Unix
5 4 (1.65%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.82%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.41%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.41%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.41%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (28.81%) Test Automation
2 62 (25.51%) Scrum
3 31 (12.76%) Continuous Integration
4 29 (11.93%) User Stories
5 26 (10.70%) E-Commerce
6 25 (10.29%) Software Engineering
7 24 (9.88%) CRM
7 24 (9.88%) Project Management
8 23 (9.47%) Problem-Solving
9 22 (9.05%) Business Analysis
10 21 (8.64%) Test Scripting
11 20 (8.23%) TDD
12 19 (7.82%) Stakeholder Management
13 18 (7.41%) Scaled Agile Framework
13 18 (7.41%) SDLC
14 17 (7.00%) DevOps
14 17 (7.00%) Unit Testing
14 17 (7.00%) Waterfall
15 16 (6.58%) Continuous Improvement
15 16 (6.58%) OO
Programming Languages
1 57 (23.46%) Java
2 41 (16.87%) JavaScript
3 39 (16.05%) C#
4 18 (7.41%) SQL
5 13 (5.35%) Python
6 10 (4.12%) C++
7 8 (3.29%) Ruby
8 6 (2.47%) Java 8
8 6 (2.47%) Perl
9 5 (2.06%) PowerShell
9 5 (2.06%) Scala
10 4 (1.65%) PHP
11 3 (1.23%) TypeScript
12 2 (0.82%) Apple Swift
12 2 (0.82%) C
12 2 (0.82%) ES6
12 2 (0.82%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.41%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.41%) Groovy
13 1 (0.41%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 31 (12.76%) Degree
2 16 (6.58%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (3.29%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (1.65%) TOGAF Certification
5 3 (1.23%) ISEB
5 3 (1.23%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (1.23%) Master's Degree
5 3 (1.23%) PMI Certification
5 3 (1.23%) PMP
6 2 (0.82%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.41%) AWS Certification
7 1 (0.41%) CAPM
7 1 (0.41%) CBAP
7 1 (0.41%) CISM
7 1 (0.41%) CISSP
7 1 (0.41%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.41%) MCP
7 1 (0.41%) MCSA
7 1 (0.41%) MCSE
7 1 (0.41%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (10.70%) QA
2 7 (2.88%) PMO
3 4 (1.65%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.82%) GxP
5 1 (0.41%) GDPR
5 1 (0.41%) GLP
5 1 (0.41%) GMP
5 1 (0.41%) IEC 61508
5 1 (0.41%) IEC 62304
5 1 (0.41%) MISRA
5 1 (0.41%) MISRA C
5 1 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.41%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (3.29%) Docker
2 2 (0.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.41%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (2.88%) Puppet
2 6 (2.47%) Ansible
3 4 (1.65%) Single Sign-On
4 3 (1.23%) Terraform
5 2 (0.82%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.82%) Kubernetes
5 2 (0.82%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.41%) Grafana
6 1 (0.41%) Nagios
6 1 (0.41%) Pingdom
6 1 (0.41%) Prometheus
6 1 (0.41%) Rancher
Vendors
1 41 (16.87%) Microsoft
2 14 (5.76%) Oracle
3 8 (3.29%) Atlassian
4 7 (2.88%) SAP
5 6 (2.47%) MicroStrategy
6 5 (2.06%) Facebook
6 5 (2.06%) MuleSoft
6 5 (2.06%) Talend
7 4 (1.65%) Google
7 4 (1.65%) Marketo
7 4 (1.65%) New Relic
7 4 (1.65%) ServiceNow
8 3 (1.23%) Tableau
9 2 (0.82%) AppDynamics
9 2 (0.82%) VMware
9 2 (0.82%) WorldPay
10 1 (0.41%) Databricks
10 1 (0.41%) Dataiku
10 1 (0.41%) Hyperion
10 1 (0.41%) Informatica