Period
to 28 January 2022

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 28 January 2022 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
28 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 5 3 1
Rank change year-on-year -2 -2 +1
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 123 60 220
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 16.38% 16.71% 20.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 22.00% 20.98% 24.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 42 148
10th Percentile £325 £312 £313
25th Percentile £409 £393 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £475 £471
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% +0.80% +4.72%
75th Percentile £550 £522 £575
90th Percentile £650 £613 £641
East of England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -7.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 14
10th Percentile £22.13 - -
25th Percentile £23.81 £30.25 £42.50
Median hourly rate £28.25 £32.50 £45.00
Median % change year-on-year -13.08% -27.78% +5.88%
75th Percentile £32.19 £34.75 £49.00
90th Percentile £33.58 - -
East of England median hourly rate £55.00 £42.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year +29.41% -5.56% +241.82%

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 559 286 911
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 74.43% 79.67% 86.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 318 184 527
10th Percentile £163 £243 £230
25th Percentile £315 £313 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £450 £448 £425
Median % change year-on-year +0.56% +5.29% -1.16%
75th Percentile £525 £525 £538
90th Percentile £600 £608 £605
East of England median daily rate £475 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +11.76% - -4.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 127 39 118
10th Percentile £12.25 £13.00 £12.53
25th Percentile £12.63 £14.50 £15.08
Median hourly rate £13.50 £16.00 £17.75
Median % change year-on-year -15.63% -9.86% -13.41%
75th Percentile £16.00 £31.50 £46.00
90th Percentile £31.12 £47.75 £49.30
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £34.77 £17.90
% change year-on-year -49.67% +94.25% -0.39%

Agile Software Development
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

Job postings citing Agile Software Development as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Agile Software Development in Cambridgeshire.

Daily rate trend for Agile Software Development in Cambridgeshire

Agile Software Development
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Agile Software Development in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 28 January 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Agile Software Development in Cambridgeshire

Agile Software Development
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Agile Software Development in Cambridgeshire.

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 28 January 2022. 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
Jobs
Cambridge +1 79 £475 - 105
Peterborough -24 13 £525 +13.51% 9
Huntingdon +2 3 £650 -7.14% 2
St Neots - 1 £290 - 2
Agile Software Development
East of England

For the 6 months to 28 January 2022, 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 36 (29.27%) Social Skills
2 30 (24.39%) Software Engineering
3 27 (21.95%) Scrum
4 22 (17.89%) Azure
5 20 (16.26%) CI/CD
6 19 (15.45%) C#
6 19 (15.45%) JavaScript
6 19 (15.45%) Degree
7 18 (14.63%) Git (software)
7 18 (14.63%) React
8 17 (13.82%) Visual Studio
8 17 (13.82%) Windows
9 16 (13.01%) Project Management
9 16 (13.01%) JIRA
10 15 (12.20%) C++
10 15 (12.20%) DevOps
11 14 (11.38%) User Experience
11 14 (11.38%) Windows 10
11 14 (11.38%) Finance
11 14 (11.38%) Waterfall
12 13 (10.57%) Computer Science
12 13 (10.57%) .NET
12 13 (10.57%) E-Commerce
13 12 (9.76%) MFC
13 12 (9.76%) Java
13 12 (9.76%) TDD
13 12 (9.76%) Business Analysis
13 12 (9.76%) AWS
13 12 (9.76%) Microservices
13 12 (9.76%) Full Stack Development

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 6 (4.88%) Confluence
2 2 (1.63%) CMS
3 1 (0.81%) OpenStack
3 1 (0.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 6 (4.88%) Microsoft Excel
1 6 (4.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 6 (4.88%) MS Visio
2 4 (3.25%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.81%) Mingle
3 1 (0.81%) Simulink
3 1 (0.81%) SOLIDWORKS
3 1 (0.81%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 4 (3.25%) SAP S/4HANA
2 3 (2.44%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.63%) Shopify
4 1 (0.81%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
4 1 (0.81%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 22 (17.89%) Azure
2 12 (9.76%) AWS
3 6 (4.88%) SaaS
4 4 (3.25%) Apigee
4 4 (3.25%) Kong
5 3 (2.44%) Amazon S3
5 3 (2.44%) GCP
5 3 (2.44%) Microsoft 365
6 2 (1.63%) Akamai
6 2 (1.63%) Algolia
6 2 (1.63%) Amplience
6 2 (1.63%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (1.63%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (1.63%) CloudFront
6 2 (1.63%) GitHub
6 2 (1.63%) OpenShift
6 2 (1.63%) Salesforce Service Cloud
6 2 (1.63%) Serverless
7 1 (0.81%) Power Platform
7 1 (0.81%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.44%) Firewall
1 3 (2.44%) LAN
1 3 (2.44%) WAN
2 2 (1.63%) DNS
2 2 (1.63%) Network Security
2 2 (1.63%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.81%) BGP
3 1 (0.81%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (0.81%) Cisco Firepower
3 1 (0.81%) Cisco ISE
3 1 (0.81%) Internet
3 1 (0.81%) OSPF
3 1 (0.81%) SD-WAN
3 1 (0.81%) SMS
3 1 (0.81%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (7.32%) Data Lake
2 8 (6.50%) SQL Server
3 4 (3.25%) DB2
3 4 (3.25%) MongoDB
3 4 (3.25%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.63%) Amazon Athena
4 2 (1.63%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (1.63%) Amazon Redshift
4 2 (1.63%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.81%) GIS
5 1 (0.81%) Metadata
5 1 (0.81%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.81%) Power BI
5 1 (0.81%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 18 (14.63%) Git (software)
2 17 (13.82%) Visual Studio
3 16 (13.01%) JIRA
4 7 (5.69%) Jenkins
5 3 (2.44%) Selenium
6 2 (1.63%) GitLab
6 2 (1.63%) Gradle
6 2 (1.63%) Maven
7 1 (0.81%) Appium
7 1 (0.81%) Axure RP
7 1 (0.81%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.81%) Cypress.io
7 1 (0.81%) Postman
7 1 (0.81%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (0.81%) Visual Studio Code
7 1 (0.81%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (0.81%) WebDriver
General
1 36 (29.27%) Social Skills
2 14 (11.38%) Finance
3 11 (8.94%) Presentation Skills
4 10 (8.13%) Pharmaceutical
5 7 (5.69%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (4.07%) Organisational Skills
7 4 (3.25%) Banking
7 4 (3.25%) Electronics
8 3 (2.44%) Marketing
9 2 (1.63%) Automotive
9 2 (1.63%) Games
9 2 (1.63%) Manufacturing
9 2 (1.63%) Retail
10 1 (0.81%) Inclusion and Diversity
10 1 (0.81%) Public Sector
10 1 (0.81%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (18.70%) Software Engineer
2 21 (17.07%) Project Manager
3 16 (13.01%) Developer
4 14 (11.38%) Analyst
5 13 (10.57%) Business Analyst
6 12 (9.76%) C++ Software Engineer
7 7 (5.69%) .NET Developer
8 5 (4.07%) Data Engineer
9 4 (3.25%) Architect
9 4 (3.25%) Consultant
9 4 (3.25%) React Developer
10 3 (2.44%) .NET Software Engineer
10 3 (2.44%) Business Systems Analyst
10 3 (2.44%) C# Software Engineer
10 3 (2.44%) Delivery Director
10 3 (2.44%) Financial Analyst
10 3 (2.44%) PMO Consultant
10 3 (2.44%) Sales Analyst
10 3 (2.44%) Sales Business Analyst
10 3 (2.44%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (14.63%) React
2 13 (10.57%) .NET
3 12 (9.76%) MFC
4 10 (8.13%) CSS
4 10 (8.13%) HTML
5 8 (6.50%) AngularJS
5 8 (6.50%) ASP.NET Web API
5 8 (6.50%) Node.js
6 7 (5.69%) Spring
6 7 (5.69%) Spring Boot
7 6 (4.88%) jQuery
8 5 (4.07%) .NET Core
8 5 (4.07%) REST
8 5 (4.07%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 5 (4.07%) WPF
9 4 (3.25%) OAuth
9 4 (3.25%) OAuth2
9 4 (3.25%) OpenID
10 3 (2.44%) RESTful
10 3 (2.44%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 14 (11.38%) User Experience
2 8 (6.50%) Mobile App
3 6 (4.88%) iPad
4 5 (4.07%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (3.25%) Virtual Team
6 3 (2.44%) Data Protection Act
6 3 (2.44%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.63%) Life Science
7 2 (1.63%) Public Cloud
7 2 (1.63%) Replication
8 1 (0.81%) 3D Printing
8 1 (0.81%) Cloud Native
8 1 (0.81%) CMDB
8 1 (0.81%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.81%) Enterprise Cloud
8 1 (0.81%) Internet of Things
8 1 (0.81%) Optoelectronics
8 1 (0.81%) Robotics
8 1 (0.81%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 17 (13.82%) Windows
2 14 (11.38%) Windows 10
3 7 (5.69%) Linux
4 1 (0.81%) Mac OS
4 1 (0.81%) Mac OS X
4 1 (0.81%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (24.39%) Software Engineering
2 27 (21.95%) Scrum
3 20 (16.26%) CI/CD
4 16 (13.01%) Project Management
5 15 (12.20%) DevOps
6 14 (11.38%) Waterfall
7 13 (10.57%) Computer Science
7 13 (10.57%) E-Commerce
8 12 (9.76%) Business Analysis
8 12 (9.76%) Full Stack Development
8 12 (9.76%) Microservices
8 12 (9.76%) TDD
9 10 (8.13%) Continuous Improvement
9 10 (8.13%) Data Engineering
9 10 (8.13%) Data Integration
9 10 (8.13%) Project Delivery
10 9 (7.32%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (6.50%) Requirements Gathering
11 8 (6.50%) Risk Management
11 8 (6.50%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (15.45%) C#
1 19 (15.45%) JavaScript
2 15 (12.20%) C++
3 12 (9.76%) Java
4 10 (8.13%) Python
5 8 (6.50%) SQL
6 6 (4.88%) C
7 5 (4.07%) TypeScript
8 3 (2.44%) XAML
9 2 (1.63%) Apex Code
9 2 (1.63%) Kotlin
9 2 (1.63%) MATLAB
10 1 (0.81%) Bash
10 1 (0.81%) Go
10 1 (0.81%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.81%) Ruby
10 1 (0.81%) VBA
Qualifications
1 19 (15.45%) Degree
2 11 (8.94%) Security Cleared
3 8 (6.50%) SC Cleared
4 5 (4.07%) DV Cleared
5 4 (3.25%) PhD
5 4 (3.25%) PMP
6 3 (2.44%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (1.63%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.81%) CCDP
8 1 (0.81%) CCIE
8 1 (0.81%) CCNP
8 1 (0.81%) CCSP
8 1 (0.81%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.13%) GxP
2 5 (4.07%) Data Quality
3 4 (3.25%) PMO
4 2 (1.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.81%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.81%) QA
5 1 (0.81%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (2.44%) Docker
2 2 (1.63%) Firmware
3 1 (0.81%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (5.69%) Terraform
2 5 (4.07%) Kubernetes
3 2 (1.63%) Ansible
4 1 (0.81%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (0.81%) Puppet
4 1 (0.81%) Rancher
4 1 (0.81%) Stealthwatch
Vendors
1 11 (8.94%) Oracle
2 10 (8.13%) Salesforce.com
2 10 (8.13%) SAP
3 8 (6.50%) Microsoft
4 7 (5.69%) ServiceNow
5 4 (3.25%) ForgeRock
5 4 (3.25%) Okta
6 2 (1.63%) Elastic Path
6 2 (1.63%) Google
6 2 (1.63%) Intel
7 1 (0.81%) ANSYS
7 1 (0.81%) Aruba
7 1 (0.81%) Cisco
7 1 (0.81%) DocuSign
7 1 (0.81%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.81%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
7 1 (0.81%) SolarWinds
7 1 (0.81%) Sparx
7 1 (0.81%) VMware
7 1 (0.81%) Workday