Period
to 31 March 2020

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 31 March 2020 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
31 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 2 2 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 -1 +1
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 160 196 273
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 19.54% 19.84% 23.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 22.73% 23.53% 26.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 142 156
Median daily rate £475 £450 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +18.42% +8.57%
10th Percentile £313 £344 £281
90th Percentile £600 £650 £525
East of England median daily rate £450 £477 £450
% change year-on-year -5.66% +6.00% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 4 5
Median hourly rate £45.50 £49.50 £48.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.08% +2.06% -
10th Percentile £42.50 £27.75 £22.80
90th Percentile £56.65 £57.20 £54.20
East of England median hourly rate £46.00 £22.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year +109.09% -48.24% +13.33%

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 704 833 1,031
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 85.96% 84.31% 88.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 423 449 493
Median daily rate £450 £438 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +9.38% +5.26%
10th Percentile £263 £255 £255
90th Percentile £625 £625 £549
East of England median daily rate £426 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -5.44% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 82 100
Median hourly rate £19.25 £17.50 £31.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -44.00% +0.81%
10th Percentile £13.20 £11.25 £11.77
90th Percentile £49.00 £49.88 £49.75
Median hourly rate £21.00 £19.50 £22.25
% change year-on-year +7.69% -12.36% -32.58%

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 31 March 2020.

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 31 March 2020. 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 0 123 £475 +6.15% 113
Peterborough +5 16 £450 +55.17% 9
Huntingdon -4 2 £456 +11.28% 2
Agile Software Development
East of England

For the 6 months to 31 March 2020, 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 44 (27.50%) AWS
2 36 (22.50%) Scrum
3 32 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 31 (19.38%) C#
4 31 (19.38%) .NET
4 31 (19.38%) Continuous Integration
5 28 (17.50%) SQL
5 28 (17.50%) Node.js
6 27 (16.88%) Python
6 27 (16.88%) Git (software)
7 25 (15.63%) React
8 24 (15.00%) MVC
9 23 (14.38%) Amazon S3
10 20 (12.50%) JIRA
10 20 (12.50%) DevOps
10 20 (12.50%) Data Science
11 18 (11.25%) User Experience
11 18 (11.25%) Jenkins
11 18 (11.25%) Degree
12 17 (10.63%) Pharmaceutical
12 17 (10.63%) Analytics
12 17 (10.63%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 16 (10.00%) Redux
13 16 (10.00%) Web Services
13 16 (10.00%) Test Automation
14 15 (9.38%) Azure
14 15 (9.38%) TDD
14 15 (9.38%) Software Engineering
14 15 (9.38%) CSS
15 14 (8.75%) Kubernetes

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 7 (4.38%) IIS
2 5 (3.13%) Apache Spark
2 5 (3.13%) Confluence
3 4 (2.50%) CMS
4 3 (1.88%) OpenStack
4 3 (1.88%) SAS
4 3 (1.88%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.25%) Jupyter
6 1 (0.63%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (1.25%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.63%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.63%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.63%) SAP CO
1 1 (0.63%) SAP FI
1 1 (0.63%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 44 (27.50%) AWS
2 23 (14.38%) Amazon S3
3 17 (10.63%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 15 (9.38%) Azure
5 13 (8.13%) CloudFront
6 10 (6.25%) Amazon EC2
6 10 (6.25%) SaaS
7 9 (5.63%) Serverless
8 6 (3.75%) Amazon SageMaker
8 6 (3.75%) GitHub
9 5 (3.13%) AWS CloudFormation
10 4 (2.50%) Amazon EMR
10 4 (2.50%) Amazon SQS
10 4 (2.50%) AWS Lambda
11 3 (1.88%) Azure Data Factory
11 3 (1.88%) Azure Functions
11 3 (1.88%) Power Platform
12 1 (0.63%) Amazon ELB
12 1 (0.63%) AWS CloudTrail
12 1 (0.63%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.75%) Internet
2 4 (2.50%) HTTP
3 2 (1.25%) DHCP
4 1 (0.63%) 3G
4 1 (0.63%) 4G
4 1 (0.63%) TETRA
4 1 (0.63%) VPN
4 1 (0.63%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (6.25%) Amazon RDS
2 8 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (4.38%) SQL Server
4 6 (3.75%) Amazon Athena
4 6 (3.75%) Data Lake
5 5 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (2.50%) Amazon Redshift
6 4 (2.50%) Oracle BI EE
6 4 (2.50%) Relational Database
6 4 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (1.88%) Amazon Aurora
7 3 (1.88%) Apache Hive
7 3 (1.88%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
7 3 (1.88%) Azure SQL Database
7 3 (1.88%) Data Mart
7 3 (1.88%) Electronic Patient Records
7 3 (1.88%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (1.88%) Snowflake Schema
7 3 (1.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (1.88%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 27 (16.88%) Git (software)
2 20 (12.50%) JIRA
3 18 (11.25%) Jenkins
4 13 (8.13%) Bitbucket
5 6 (3.75%) Selenium
6 4 (2.50%) Sonatype Nexus
7 3 (1.88%) GitLab
7 3 (1.88%) JUnit
7 3 (1.88%) Postman
8 2 (1.25%) Babel
8 2 (1.25%) Cucumber
8 2 (1.25%) Cypress.io
8 2 (1.25%) GoCD
8 2 (1.25%) Grunt
8 2 (1.25%) Jasmine
8 2 (1.25%) Mocha
8 2 (1.25%) Robot Framework
9 1 (0.63%) CMake
9 1 (0.63%) GCC
9 1 (0.63%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 17 (10.63%) Pharmaceutical
2 9 (5.63%) Finance
3 7 (4.38%) Manufacturing
4 6 (3.75%) Electronics
5 4 (2.50%) Legal
6 2 (1.25%) Law
6 2 (1.25%) Retail
7 1 (0.63%) Games
Job Titles
1 53 (33.13%) Developer
2 23 (14.38%) Analyst
3 18 (11.25%) .NET Developer
3 18 (11.25%) Business Analyst
4 17 (10.63%) C# Developer
5 16 (10.00%) React Developer
6 15 (9.38%) C# .NET Developer
7 11 (6.88%) Software Developer
8 9 (5.63%) JavaScript Developer
9 8 (5.00%) Architect
9 8 (5.00%) DevOps Engineer
9 8 (5.00%) Project Manager
9 8 (5.00%) Test Engineer
10 7 (4.38%) AWS Developer
11 6 (3.75%) Firmware Engineer
11 6 (3.75%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 6 (3.75%) Full Stack Developer
11 6 (3.75%) Release Manager
12 5 (3.13%) IT Project Manager
12 5 (3.13%) Project Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (19.38%) .NET
2 28 (17.50%) Node.js
3 25 (15.63%) React
4 16 (10.00%) Redux
4 16 (10.00%) Web Services
5 15 (9.38%) CSS
6 13 (8.13%) JSON
7 12 (7.50%) HTML
8 11 (6.88%) HTML5
8 11 (6.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 10 (6.25%) ASP.NET
9 10 (6.25%) CSS3
10 8 (5.00%) React Native
10 8 (5.00%) REST
10 8 (5.00%) Spring
10 8 (5.00%) Spring Boot
11 6 (3.75%) .NET Core
11 6 (3.75%) ASP.NET Web API
12 4 (2.50%) ASP.NET MVC
12 4 (2.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (11.25%) User Experience
2 11 (6.88%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (4.38%) ASIC
4 6 (3.75%) Embedded Systems
4 6 (3.75%) Greenfield Project
4 6 (3.75%) Self-Motivation
5 5 (3.13%) Life Science
5 5 (3.13%) Mobile App
6 4 (2.50%) Linux Command Line
6 4 (2.50%) Reference Data
7 3 (1.88%) CMDB
7 3 (1.88%) Data Structures
7 3 (1.88%) Mobile Payment
7 3 (1.88%) Smartphone
8 2 (1.25%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 2 (1.25%) Taxonomies
8 2 (1.25%) Verilog
8 2 (1.25%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.63%) Optoelectronics
9 1 (0.63%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 12 (7.50%) Linux
2 5 (3.13%) Apple iOS
3 4 (2.50%) Android
4 3 (1.88%) Debian
4 3 (1.88%) Ubuntu
5 2 (1.25%) Mac OS
5 2 (1.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (22.50%) Scrum
2 31 (19.38%) Continuous Integration
3 24 (15.00%) MVC
4 20 (12.50%) Data Science
4 20 (12.50%) DevOps
5 17 (10.63%) Analytics
6 16 (10.00%) Test Automation
7 15 (9.38%) Software Engineering
7 15 (9.38%) TDD
8 13 (8.13%) Artificial Intelligence
8 13 (8.13%) Microservices
9 11 (6.88%) Mentoring
10 10 (6.25%) PRINCE2
10 10 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
11 9 (5.63%) ETL
11 9 (5.63%) Migration
11 9 (5.63%) Waterfall
12 8 (5.00%) Business Analysis
12 8 (5.00%) Problem-Solving
12 8 (5.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 32 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 31 (19.38%) C#
3 28 (17.50%) SQL
4 27 (16.88%) Python
5 12 (7.50%) C++
6 11 (6.88%) Java
7 9 (5.63%) Embedded C++
8 7 (4.38%) C
9 6 (3.75%) Bash Shell
10 5 (3.13%) Embedded C
10 5 (3.13%) Ruby
11 4 (2.50%) Perl
12 3 (1.88%) Assembly Language
13 2 (1.25%) CoffeeScript
13 2 (1.25%) ES6
13 2 (1.25%) Go
13 2 (1.25%) R
14 1 (0.63%) Apple Swift
14 1 (0.63%) Kotlin
14 1 (0.63%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 18 (11.25%) Degree
2 13 (8.13%) Security Cleared
3 11 (6.88%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.88%) ISEB
5 2 (1.25%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (1.25%) IIBA
5 2 (1.25%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.63%) AWS Certification
6 1 (0.63%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.63%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.63%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.00%) QA
2 6 (3.75%) JTAG
3 5 (3.13%) GxP
4 2 (1.25%) Cyber Essentials
4 2 (1.25%) ISO 9001
4 2 (1.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.25%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.25%) PMO
4 2 (1.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.63%) GDPR
System Software
1 13 (8.13%) Docker
2 7 (4.38%) Firmware
3 1 (0.63%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.63%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.63%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (8.75%) Kubernetes
2 5 (3.13%) Ansible
3 4 (2.50%) Terraform
4 2 (1.25%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (1.25%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.25%) WSUS
5 1 (0.63%) Docker Swarm
5 1 (0.63%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (4.38%) SAP
2 6 (3.75%) Microsoft
2 6 (3.75%) Oracle
3 4 (2.50%) MicroStrategy
3 4 (2.50%) VMware
4 3 (1.88%) Adobe
4 3 (1.88%) Databricks
4 3 (1.88%) Google
4 3 (1.88%) IBM
4 3 (1.88%) Red Hat
4 3 (1.88%) ServiceNow
4 3 (1.88%) Snow
4 3 (1.88%) Tableau
4 3 (1.88%) Talend
5 2 (1.25%) Intel
6 1 (0.63%) Altera
6 1 (0.63%) ANSYS
6 1 (0.63%) Genesys
6 1 (0.63%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.63%) Xilinx