Period
to 11 December 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 11 December 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
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 2 2 2
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 0
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 238 313 186
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 20.73% 22.07% 16.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 23.92% 25.93% 19.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 211 92
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £450 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £325 £300 £263
90th Percentile £563 £525 £525
East of England median daily rate £488 £450 £430
% change year-on-year +8.33% +4.65% +4.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 3
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £42.50 £48.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.46% +20.00% -20.00%
10th Percentile £41.25 £40.50 £37.50
90th Percentile £43.75 £49.25 £42.50
East of England median hourly rate £23.12 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -42.19% - +6.67%

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 995 1,207 946
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 86.67% 85.12% 83.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 520 607 438
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £425 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.68% +3.33% -2.60%
10th Percentile £263 £240 £214
90th Percentile £588 £550 £525
East of England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 111 99
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £27.75 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.63% +6.67% +105.48%
10th Percentile £11.43 £11.50 £12.40
90th Percentile £51.63 £51.25 £47.50
East of England median hourly rate £17.97 £33.33 £31.50
% change year-on-year -46.08% +5.81% +29.55%

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 11 December 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 11 December 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 +2 160 £440 +17.33% 145
Peterborough 0 37 £400 +14.29% 22
Agile Software Development
East of England

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 69 (28.99%) JIRA
2 65 (27.31%) Test Automation
3 58 (24.37%) Scrum
4 56 (23.53%) Java
5 54 (22.69%) Web Services
6 40 (16.81%) JavaScript
6 40 (16.81%) REST
7 33 (13.87%) Microsoft
8 32 (13.45%) Continuous Integration
9 31 (13.03%) C#
10 30 (12.61%) HTML
10 30 (12.61%) CSS
10 30 (12.61%) Amazon AWS
11 29 (12.18%) Linux
11 29 (12.18%) Finance
12 28 (11.76%) Confluence
13 27 (11.34%) Degree
14 26 (10.92%) Jenkins
15 25 (10.50%) Mule
16 24 (10.08%) Software Engineering
16 24 (10.08%) Analytical Skills
16 24 (10.08%) Scaled Agile Framework
17 23 (9.66%) DevOps
17 23 (9.66%) .NET
17 23 (9.66%) Git (software)
17 23 (9.66%) User Stories
18 22 (9.24%) Computer Science
18 22 (9.24%) QA
18 22 (9.24%) Oracle
19 21 (8.82%) SOAP

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 28 (11.76%) Confluence
2 25 (10.50%) Mule
3 5 (2.10%) Apache Spark
3 5 (2.10%) IBM Domino
4 4 (1.68%) Cloud Foundry
4 4 (1.68%) SAS
4 4 (1.68%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.26%) CMS
5 3 (1.26%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (0.84%) Apache
6 2 (0.84%) JBoss
6 2 (0.84%) WildFly
7 1 (0.42%) IIS
7 1 (0.42%) nginx
7 1 (0.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.42%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.42%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.42%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.42%) WordPress
Applications
1 8 (3.36%) Microsoft Office
1 8 (3.36%) Microsoft Project
2 4 (1.68%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (1.68%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 4 (1.68%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.84%) Windchill
4 1 (0.42%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.42%) Chatbot
4 1 (0.42%) HipChat
4 1 (0.42%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.42%) RoboHelp
4 1 (0.42%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 18 (7.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.42%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.42%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.42%) SAP HR
2 1 (0.42%) SAP MDG
2 1 (0.42%) SAP MDM
2 1 (0.42%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 30 (12.61%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (7.14%) Dynamics 365
3 16 (6.72%) Microsoft Azure
4 11 (4.62%) Amazon S3
4 11 (4.62%) SaaS
5 10 (4.20%) Amazon EMR
6 9 (3.78%) GitHub
7 8 (3.36%) Office 365
8 7 (2.94%) Google Cloud Platform
9 6 (2.52%) AWS CloudFormation
10 5 (2.10%) PaaS
11 4 (1.68%) Amazon EC2
12 3 (1.26%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 3 (1.26%) Amazon ELB
12 3 (1.26%) Amazon SQS
12 3 (1.26%) AWS CloudTrail
12 3 (1.26%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 3 (1.26%) IaaS
12 3 (1.26%) SuccessFactors
12 3 (1.26%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.94%) LAN
2 4 (1.68%) HTTP
2 4 (1.68%) VPN
2 4 (1.68%) WAN
2 4 (1.68%) Wireless
3 3 (1.26%) Bluetooth
3 3 (1.26%) DNS
3 3 (1.26%) Internet
3 3 (1.26%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (1.26%) WLAN
4 2 (0.84%) BGP
4 2 (0.84%) Firewall
4 2 (0.84%) IPsec
4 2 (0.84%) L2TP
4 2 (0.84%) OpenVPN
4 2 (0.84%) Software-Defined Networking
4 2 (0.84%) SSL
4 2 (0.84%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.42%) Skype
5 1 (0.42%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (6.30%) NoSQL
2 14 (5.88%) Hadoop
3 12 (5.04%) MySQL
4 11 (4.62%) Amazon Redshift
4 11 (4.62%) Big Data
4 11 (4.62%) SQL Server
5 9 (3.78%) Amazon Aurora
5 9 (3.78%) Apache Hive
6 7 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (2.94%) Oracle Database
6 7 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (2.10%) Data Lake
8 4 (1.68%) Oracle Discoverer
8 4 (1.68%) Relational Database
9 3 (1.26%) Amazon RDS
9 3 (1.26%) MongoDB
9 3 (1.26%) Oracle BI EE
9 3 (1.26%) Spotfire
10 2 (0.84%) OLTP
10 2 (0.84%) Redis
Development Applications
1 69 (28.99%) JIRA
2 26 (10.92%) Jenkins
3 23 (9.66%) Git (software)
4 18 (7.56%) Selenium
5 11 (4.62%) JUnit
6 8 (3.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 8 (3.36%) TeamCity
7 7 (2.94%) Hudson
8 6 (2.52%) GitLab
8 6 (2.52%) Subversion
9 5 (2.10%) JMeter
9 5 (2.10%) Maven
9 5 (2.10%) Visual Studio
10 4 (1.68%) HP UFT
10 4 (1.68%) Jasmine
10 4 (1.68%) Karma Test Runner
10 4 (1.68%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (1.68%) Visual Studio Team System
11 3 (1.26%) Protractor
12 2 (0.84%) VisualVM
General
1 29 (12.18%) Finance
2 17 (7.14%) Pharmaceutical
3 7 (2.94%) Publishing
4 6 (2.52%) Back Office
5 5 (2.10%) Legal
6 4 (1.68%) Marketing
6 4 (1.68%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.26%) Banking
7 3 (1.26%) Retail
8 2 (0.84%) Electronics
8 2 (0.84%) Games
8 2 (0.84%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.42%) Automotive
9 1 (0.42%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 82 (34.45%) Developer
2 37 (15.55%) Analyst
3 21 (8.82%) Business Analyst
4 14 (5.88%) Architect
5 11 (4.62%) Project Manager
5 11 (4.62%) Test Engineer
6 10 (4.20%) Consultant
7 9 (3.78%) .NET Developer
7 9 (3.78%) Integration Developer
7 9 (3.78%) Java Developer
7 9 (3.78%) Solutions Architect
7 9 (3.78%) Tester
8 8 (3.36%) Administrator
8 8 (3.36%) Systems Administrator
8 8 (3.36%) Test Analyst
9 7 (2.94%) C# Developer
9 7 (2.94%) CRM Consultant
9 7 (2.94%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
9 7 (2.94%) Scrum Master
9 7 (2.94%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (22.69%) Web Services
2 40 (16.81%) REST
3 30 (12.61%) CSS
3 30 (12.61%) HTML
4 23 (9.66%) .NET
5 21 (8.82%) SOAP
6 20 (8.40%) J2EE
7 19 (7.98%) JSON
8 17 (7.14%) React
9 16 (6.72%) AngularJS
9 16 (6.72%) Node.js
10 14 (5.88%) HTML5
11 11 (4.62%) XML
12 10 (4.20%) RAML
13 9 (3.78%) ASP.NET
13 9 (3.78%) ASP.NET Web API
13 9 (3.78%) CSS3
13 9 (3.78%) RESTful
13 9 (3.78%) Spring
14 6 (2.52%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 24 (10.08%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (5.46%) Self-Motivation
3 12 (5.04%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (2.94%) Life Science
4 7 (2.94%) User Experience
5 6 (2.52%) Over-the-Top Content
6 5 (2.10%) Mobile App
6 5 (2.10%) Public Cloud
7 3 (1.26%) Data Centre
7 3 (1.26%) Linux Command Line
7 3 (1.26%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.84%) e-Learning
8 2 (0.84%) Fintech
8 2 (0.84%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (0.84%) Hedge funds
8 2 (0.84%) Podcast
8 2 (0.84%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.42%) Derivative
9 1 (0.42%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 1 (0.42%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 29 (12.18%) Linux
2 21 (8.82%) Windows
3 7 (2.94%) Unix
4 6 (2.52%) Apple iOS
5 4 (1.68%) Android
5 4 (1.68%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.84%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.42%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.42%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (27.31%) Test Automation
2 58 (24.37%) Scrum
3 32 (13.45%) Continuous Integration
4 24 (10.08%) Scaled Agile Framework
4 24 (10.08%) Software Engineering
5 23 (9.66%) DevOps
5 23 (9.66%) User Stories
6 22 (9.24%) Computer Science
7 21 (8.82%) Problem-Solving
7 21 (8.82%) TDD
8 20 (8.40%) Business Analysis
8 20 (8.40%) CRM
8 20 (8.40%) E-Commerce
8 20 (8.40%) Project Management
9 19 (7.98%) Test Scripting
10 17 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
10 17 (7.14%) Waterfall
11 16 (6.72%) Analytics
11 16 (6.72%) Continuous Improvement
12 15 (6.30%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 56 (23.53%) Java
2 40 (16.81%) JavaScript
3 31 (13.03%) C#
4 20 (8.40%) SQL
5 18 (7.56%) Python
6 10 (4.20%) C++
6 10 (4.20%) Ruby
7 8 (3.36%) Perl
8 6 (2.52%) PowerShell
9 5 (2.10%) ES6
9 5 (2.10%) Java 8
9 5 (2.10%) MATLAB
10 4 (1.68%) Scala
11 3 (1.26%) PHP
11 3 (1.26%) TypeScript
12 2 (0.84%) Apple Swift
12 2 (0.84%) C
12 2 (0.84%) Groovy
12 2 (0.84%) Objective-C
12 2 (0.84%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (11.34%) Degree
2 13 (5.46%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (3.36%) Computer Science Degree
4 6 (2.52%) CCNA
4 6 (2.52%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (2.10%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (1.68%) AWS Certification
6 4 (1.68%) TOGAF Certification
7 2 (0.84%) ISEB
7 2 (0.84%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.42%) CBAP
8 1 (0.42%) CISM
8 1 (0.42%) CISSP
8 1 (0.42%) Master's Degree
8 1 (0.42%) MCP
8 1 (0.42%) MCSA
8 1 (0.42%) MCSE
8 1 (0.42%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.42%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.42%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (9.24%) QA
2 7 (2.94%) PMO
3 6 (2.52%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.42%) GDPR
5 1 (0.42%) GLP
5 1 (0.42%) GMP
5 1 (0.42%) GxP
5 1 (0.42%) IEC 61508
5 1 (0.42%) IEC 62304
5 1 (0.42%) MISRA
5 1 (0.42%) MISRA C
System Software
1 10 (4.20%) Docker
2 3 (1.26%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.84%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (0.84%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.42%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 12 (5.04%) Puppet
2 8 (3.36%) Kubernetes
2 8 (3.36%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (2.94%) Ansible
3 7 (2.94%) Salt
4 5 (2.10%) Prometheus
4 5 (2.10%) Terraform
5 4 (1.68%) Docker Swarm
5 4 (1.68%) Single Sign-On
6 3 (1.26%) Grafana
6 3 (1.26%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (1.26%) Nagios
6 3 (1.26%) Pingdom
7 1 (0.42%) Rancher
Vendors
1 33 (13.87%) Microsoft
2 22 (9.24%) Oracle
3 9 (3.78%) Talend
4 8 (3.36%) MuleSoft
5 6 (2.52%) Atlassian
5 6 (2.52%) MicroStrategy
6 5 (2.10%) Google
7 4 (1.68%) Marketo
7 4 (1.68%) New Relic
7 4 (1.68%) SAP
7 4 (1.68%) ServiceNow
8 3 (1.26%) Cisco
9 2 (0.84%) AppDynamics
9 2 (0.84%) CA Agile Central
9 2 (0.84%) Tableau
9 2 (0.84%) VMware
10 1 (0.42%) Databricks
10 1 (0.42%) Dataiku
10 1 (0.42%) Facebook
10 1 (0.42%) WorldPay