Period
to 14 August 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 14 August 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
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1 2 2
Rank change year-on-year +1 0 0
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 246 241 261
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 22.34% 20.03% 21.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 25.84% 24.29% 26.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 143 156
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £433 £363 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.31% -9.38% +6.67%
10th Percentile £300 £240 £299
90th Percentile £575 £525 £528
East of England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 5
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £11.00 £40.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -72.50% - -11.11%
10th Percentile £10.50 £21.00 £37.50
90th Percentile £11.50 £46.40 £52.50
East of England median hourly rate £44.50 £40.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year +11.25% +1.27% +8.97%

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 952 992 997
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 86.47% 82.46% 82.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 491 504 562
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £425 £375 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -8.54% +13.89%
10th Percentile £263 £205 £258
90th Percentile £575 £515 £538
East of England median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 122 71
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £17.50 £33.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -46.97% -12.00% +137.79%
10th Percentile £11.17 £12.55 £11.64
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.23 £48.75
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £26.22 £25.00
% change year-on-year -33.26% +4.88% +8.70%

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 14 August 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 14 August 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 +1 157 £450 +24.14% 149
Peterborough -2 42 £388 +14.81% 27
Agile Software Development
East of England

For the 6 months to 14 August 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 71 (28.86%) Test Automation
2 61 (24.80%) Java
3 59 (23.98%) Scrum
4 54 (21.95%) Web Services
5 46 (18.70%) JIRA
6 45 (18.29%) JavaScript
7 42 (17.07%) E-Commerce
8 41 (16.67%) REST
9 38 (15.45%) Microsoft
10 37 (15.04%) CSS
11 36 (14.63%) .NET
11 36 (14.63%) JSON
12 35 (14.23%) C#
13 34 (13.82%) HTML
13 34 (13.82%) User Stories
14 32 (13.01%) QA
15 29 (11.79%) Node.js
15 29 (11.79%) CRM
16 27 (10.98%) Finance
17 26 (10.57%) Mule
18 25 (10.16%) Project Management
18 25 (10.16%) XML
19 24 (9.76%) Business Analysis
19 24 (9.76%) Dynamics CRM
20 23 (9.35%) Continuous Integration
21 22 (8.94%) Enterprise Software
21 22 (8.94%) Analytical Skills
21 22 (8.94%) Degree
21 22 (8.94%) Dynamics 365
21 22 (8.94%) Scaled Agile Framework

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 26 (10.57%) Mule
2 17 (6.91%) Confluence
3 10 (4.07%) Cloud Foundry
4 6 (2.44%) Predix
5 4 (1.63%) SharePoint
6 3 (1.22%) CMS
6 3 (1.22%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.81%) SAS
8 1 (0.41%) Apache
8 1 (0.41%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.41%) IIS
8 1 (0.41%) nginx
8 1 (0.41%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.41%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.41%) WordPress
Applications
1 9 (3.66%) Chatbot
2 7 (2.85%) MS Visio
3 6 (2.44%) Microsoft Excel
4 4 (1.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (1.63%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.81%) Microsoft Office
5 2 (0.81%) Windchill
6 1 (0.41%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 24 (9.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.63%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 4 (1.63%) SAP HR
3 3 (1.22%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (1.22%) Magento
4 1 (0.41%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.41%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 22 (8.94%) Dynamics 365
2 20 (8.13%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (5.28%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (3.66%) SuccessFactors
5 8 (3.25%) SaaS
6 7 (2.85%) GitHub
7 6 (2.44%) npm
8 4 (1.63%) Office 365
9 2 (0.81%) Amazon Kinesis
9 2 (0.81%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.81%) Amazon SQS
9 2 (0.81%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.41%) Amazon EMR
10 1 (0.41%) IaaS
10 1 (0.41%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.44%) HTTP
2 4 (1.63%) Wireless
3 3 (1.22%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (0.81%) Bluetooth
4 2 (0.81%) SMS
4 2 (0.81%) WLAN
5 1 (0.41%) DHCP
5 1 (0.41%) DNS
5 1 (0.41%) LAN
5 1 (0.41%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (4.88%) NoSQL
2 11 (4.47%) SQL Server
3 9 (3.66%) MySQL
4 8 (3.25%) PostgreSQL
4 8 (3.25%) Redis
5 6 (2.44%) Geospatial Data
5 6 (2.44%) MongoDB
6 4 (1.63%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (1.22%) Amazon Aurora
7 3 (1.22%) Amazon Redshift
7 3 (1.22%) Apache Hive
7 3 (1.22%) Data Lake
7 3 (1.22%) Hadoop
7 3 (1.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.81%) Amazon Athena
8 2 (0.81%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.81%) Power BI
8 2 (0.81%) Qlik Sense
8 2 (0.81%) Spotfire
8 2 (0.81%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 46 (18.70%) JIRA
2 18 (7.32%) Selenium
3 16 (6.50%) Git (software)
3 16 (6.50%) Jenkins
4 10 (4.07%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 8 (3.25%) JMeter
6 7 (2.85%) gulp
7 6 (2.44%) Bower
7 6 (2.44%) Visual Studio Team System
8 5 (2.03%) IntelliJ
8 5 (2.03%) JUnit
8 5 (2.03%) Maven
8 5 (2.03%) Mercurial
8 5 (2.03%) Mockito
8 5 (2.03%) WebStorm
9 4 (1.63%) Subversion
10 3 (1.22%) HP UFT
10 3 (1.22%) Visual Studio
11 2 (0.81%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (0.81%) TeamCity
General
1 27 (10.98%) Finance
2 12 (4.88%) Telecoms
3 9 (3.66%) Back Office
3 9 (3.66%) Games
4 7 (2.85%) Pharmaceutical
5 6 (2.44%) Retail
6 5 (2.03%) Legal
6 5 (2.03%) Marketing
7 4 (1.63%) Electronics
8 3 (1.22%) Automotive
9 2 (0.81%) Advertising
10 1 (0.41%) Banking
10 1 (0.41%) Brand Awareness
10 1 (0.41%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.41%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.41%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 77 (31.30%) Developer
2 43 (17.48%) Analyst
3 26 (10.57%) Business Analyst
4 18 (7.32%) Test Engineer
5 16 (6.50%) Consultant
6 15 (6.10%) Integration Developer
7 14 (5.69%) Java Developer
7 14 (5.69%) Project Manager
8 13 (5.28%) Architect
9 11 (4.47%) Test Automation Engineer
10 10 (4.07%) .NET Developer
11 9 (3.66%) JavaScript Developer
11 9 (3.66%) Microsoft Developer
12 8 (3.25%) CRM Consultant
12 8 (3.25%) CRM Developer
12 8 (3.25%) Scrum Master
12 8 (3.25%) Service Manager
12 8 (3.25%) Solutions Architect
12 8 (3.25%) Test Analyst
12 8 (3.25%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (21.95%) Web Services
2 41 (16.67%) REST
3 37 (15.04%) CSS
4 36 (14.63%) .NET
4 36 (14.63%) JSON
5 34 (13.82%) HTML
6 29 (11.79%) Node.js
7 25 (10.16%) XML
8 20 (8.13%) J2EE
9 19 (7.72%) AngularJS
9 19 (7.72%) HTML5
10 17 (6.91%) RESTful
11 16 (6.50%) jQuery
11 16 (6.50%) Spring
12 12 (4.88%) ASP.NET
12 12 (4.88%) CSS3
13 10 (4.07%) Angular 2
14 9 (3.66%) React
15 7 (2.85%) Polymer
15 7 (2.85%) Web Components
Miscellaneous
1 22 (8.94%) Analytical Skills
1 22 (8.94%) Enterprise Software
2 19 (7.72%) User Experience
3 13 (5.28%) Greenfield Project
4 10 (4.07%) Self-Motivation
5 7 (2.85%) Enterprise Cloud
6 6 (2.44%) Computer Science
6 6 (2.44%) e-Learning
6 6 (2.44%) Mobile App
6 6 (2.44%) Podcast
7 4 (1.63%) Data Centre
8 2 (0.81%) CAN bus
8 2 (0.81%) Driving Licence
8 2 (0.81%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.81%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.41%) Animation
9 1 (0.41%) Device Driver
9 1 (0.41%) FMCG
9 1 (0.41%) Social Media
9 1 (0.41%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 12 (4.88%) Linux
2 8 (3.25%) Windows
3 7 (2.85%) Apple iOS
4 5 (2.03%) Android
5 4 (1.63%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.81%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.41%) CentOS
7 1 (0.41%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.41%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (28.86%) Test Automation
2 59 (23.98%) Scrum
3 42 (17.07%) E-Commerce
4 34 (13.82%) User Stories
5 29 (11.79%) CRM
6 25 (10.16%) Project Management
7 24 (9.76%) Business Analysis
8 23 (9.35%) Continuous Integration
9 22 (8.94%) Scaled Agile Framework
10 21 (8.54%) Problem-Solving
10 21 (8.54%) TDD
11 20 (8.13%) Test Scripting
12 19 (7.72%) Acceptance Criteria
13 18 (7.32%) DevOps
13 18 (7.32%) Microservices
13 18 (7.32%) MVC
13 18 (7.32%) Software Engineering
14 16 (6.50%) OO
14 16 (6.50%) Stakeholder Management
15 15 (6.10%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 61 (24.80%) Java
2 45 (18.29%) JavaScript
3 35 (14.23%) C#
4 19 (7.72%) SQL
5 10 (4.07%) Python
6 9 (3.66%) Scala
7 8 (3.25%) ES6
8 6 (2.44%) C++
8 6 (2.44%) Java 8
8 6 (2.44%) Perl
8 6 (2.44%) PHP
8 6 (2.44%) Ruby
9 5 (2.03%) Groovy
9 5 (2.03%) PL/SQL
10 2 (0.81%) Apple Swift
10 2 (0.81%) Bash Shell
10 2 (0.81%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.41%) Go
11 1 (0.41%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.41%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 22 (8.94%) Degree
2 16 (6.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (2.44%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (1.63%) TOGAF Certification
5 3 (1.22%) ISTQB
5 3 (1.22%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (1.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 3 (1.22%) Master's Degree
5 3 (1.22%) PMI Certification
5 3 (1.22%) PMP
6 2 (0.81%) ISEB
7 1 (0.41%) AWS Certification
7 1 (0.41%) CAPM
7 1 (0.41%) CISM
7 1 (0.41%) CISSP
7 1 (0.41%) MCPD
7 1 (0.41%) MCSD
7 1 (0.41%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (13.01%) QA
2 9 (3.66%) PMO
3 3 (1.22%) GDPR
4 2 (0.81%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.81%) GxP
5 1 (0.41%) Disclosure Scotland
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 17 (6.91%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (3.25%) Kubernetes
2 4 (1.63%) Rancher
2 4 (1.63%) Single Sign-On
3 3 (1.22%) Ansible
3 3 (1.22%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (1.22%) Puppet
3 3 (1.22%) Terraform
4 2 (0.81%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.41%) Grafana
5 1 (0.41%) Icinga
5 1 (0.41%) Nagios
5 1 (0.41%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 38 (15.45%) Microsoft
2 12 (4.88%) Oracle
2 12 (4.88%) SAP
3 11 (4.47%) Atlassian
4 6 (2.44%) Mapbox
5 5 (2.03%) Facebook
5 5 (2.03%) MuleSoft
6 4 (1.63%) Marketo
6 4 (1.63%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (1.63%) ServiceNow
6 4 (1.63%) Tableau
7 3 (1.22%) CA Agile Central
7 3 (1.22%) MicroStrategy
8 2 (0.81%) Google
8 2 (0.81%) Talend
9 1 (0.41%) CheckPoint
9 1 (0.41%) Pega
9 1 (0.41%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.41%) WorldPay