Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 2017 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
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 2 2 2
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 +5
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 321 200 280
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 22.54% 17.53% 17.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 26.93% 21.39% 22.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 209 106 161
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £375 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £300 £263 £263
90th Percentile £525 £538 £513
East of England median daily rate £450 £430 £410
% change year-on-year +4.65% +4.88% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 10
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £45.25 £40.00 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.13% -15.79% -8.21%
10th Percentile £28.13 £37.50 £40.19
90th Percentile £49.25 £42.50 £72.50
East of England median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +4.17%

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 1192 935 1249
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 83.71% 81.95% 79.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 604 442 745
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £375 £375 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -2.60% +6.21%
10th Percentile £221 £213 £259
90th Percentile £538 £550 £538
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 115 96 82
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £17.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +111.27% -35.45%
10th Percentile £11.80 £13.63 £11.50
90th Percentile £49.75 £47.50 £51.13
East of England median hourly rate £31.50 £32.00 £23.63
% change year-on-year -1.56% +35.45% -1.56%

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 24 November 2017.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Agile Software Development in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 24 November 2017. 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 -1 123 £369 -10.61% 72
Peterborough +7 75 £328 -6.43% 24
Agile Software Development
East of England

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Agile Software Development also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 124 (38.63%) TDD
2 116 (36.14%) .NET
3 100 (31.15%) C#
4 80 (24.92%) E-Commerce
5 73 (22.74%) Node.js
6 67 (20.87%) Docker
7 66 (20.56%) Scrum
8 60 (18.69%) JavaScript
9 56 (17.45%) Java
9 56 (17.45%) Finance
9 56 (17.45%) JIRA
10 52 (16.20%) Continuous Integration
11 51 (15.89%) Test Automation
12 48 (14.95%) SDLC
13 47 (14.64%) JSON
14 46 (14.33%) Git (software)
15 43 (13.40%) Microservices
16 40 (12.46%) Web Services
17 36 (11.21%) BDD
17 36 (11.21%) Amazon AWS
18 33 (10.28%) RESTful
18 33 (10.28%) MongoDB
18 33 (10.28%) Spring
19 31 (9.66%) Python
19 31 (9.66%) REST
20 30 (9.35%) Microsoft Azure
20 30 (9.35%) CSS
20 30 (9.35%) SQL
21 29 (9.03%) Atlassian
21 29 (9.03%) Jenkins

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 (8.72%) Confluence
2 22 (6.85%) Tomcat
3 17 (5.30%) Mule
4 10 (3.12%) JBoss
4 10 (3.12%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 8 (2.49%) CMS
6 6 (1.87%) SharePoint
7 5 (1.56%) Mule ESB
8 4 (1.25%) SAS
9 3 (0.93%) Apache Spark
10 2 (0.62%) ColdFusion
10 2 (0.62%) Sitecore CMS
11 1 (0.31%) Apache
11 1 (0.31%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (1.56%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (0.62%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (0.62%) OmniGraffle
2 2 (0.62%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (2.18%) SDL Web 8
2 4 (1.25%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (0.62%) Adobe Campaign
3 2 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.62%) Payment Gateway
3 2 (0.62%) Unica
4 1 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.31%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.31%) Oracle SCM
4 1 (0.31%) SAP MDG
4 1 (0.31%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 36 (11.21%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (9.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (4.05%) PaaS
4 9 (2.80%) Google Analytics
5 6 (1.87%) npm
6 5 (1.56%) BrowserStack
7 4 (1.25%) Office 365
7 4 (1.25%) SaaS
8 3 (0.93%) GitHub
9 2 (0.62%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.31%) Amazon CloudSearch
10 1 (0.31%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.31%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (4.67%) Bluetooth
1 15 (4.67%) Wireless
2 8 (2.49%) Wi-Fi
3 5 (1.56%) ATM
3 5 (1.56%) DNS
4 3 (0.93%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.62%) MQTT
5 2 (0.62%) ZigBee
5 2 (0.62%) Z-Wave
6 1 (0.31%) Internet
6 1 (0.31%) SMS
6 1 (0.31%) SSL
6 1 (0.31%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (10.28%) MongoDB
2 27 (8.41%) SQL Server
3 25 (7.79%) NoSQL
4 10 (3.12%) Oracle Database
4 10 (3.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (3.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (2.80%) Oracle Database 10g
6 7 (2.18%) Relational Database
7 5 (1.56%) Big Data
7 5 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (1.56%) RDBMS
8 4 (1.25%) Amazon Redshift
8 4 (1.25%) Hadoop
8 4 (1.25%) MySQL
8 4 (1.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (0.93%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (0.62%) DB2
11 1 (0.31%) BusinessObjects
11 1 (0.31%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.31%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 56 (17.45%) JIRA
2 46 (14.33%) Git (software)
3 29 (9.03%) Jenkins
4 24 (7.48%) SoapUI
5 23 (7.17%) Maven
5 23 (7.17%) Selenium
6 21 (6.54%) TeamCity
7 19 (5.92%) JUnit
8 17 (5.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 15 (4.67%) NUnit
9 15 (4.67%) Team Foundation Server
10 14 (4.36%) Cucumber
11 13 (4.05%) JMeter
11 13 (4.05%) WebDriver
12 9 (2.80%) Subversion
13 8 (2.49%) Octopus Deploy
14 7 (2.18%) Bitbucket
14 7 (2.18%) Jasmine
15 6 (1.87%) Mercurial
16 5 (1.56%) Gradle
General
1 56 (17.45%) Finance
2 19 (5.92%) Retail
3 14 (4.36%) Telecoms
4 13 (4.05%) Marketing
5 9 (2.80%) Advertising
6 8 (2.49%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (0.93%) Electronics
8 2 (0.62%) Banking
8 2 (0.62%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.62%) Publishing
9 1 (0.31%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 149 (46.42%) Developer
2 60 (18.69%) .NET Developer
3 48 (14.95%) C# Developer
4 45 (14.02%) Analyst
5 40 (12.46%) C# .NET Developer
6 29 (9.03%) Full Stack Developer
6 29 (9.03%) Node.js Developer
7 28 (8.72%) Business Analyst
8 27 (8.41%) Java Developer
9 25 (7.79%) Tester
10 22 (6.85%) SQL Developer
11 20 (6.23%) Project Manager
12 18 (5.61%) Architect
12 18 (5.61%) SQL Server Developer
13 17 (5.30%) Automation Tester
13 17 (5.30%) JavaScript Developer
14 14 (4.36%) Agile Developer
14 14 (4.36%) Embedded Engineer
14 14 (4.36%) Scrum Master
14 14 (4.36%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 116 (36.14%) .NET
2 73 (22.74%) Node.js
3 47 (14.64%) JSON
4 40 (12.46%) Web Services
5 33 (10.28%) RESTful
5 33 (10.28%) Spring
6 31 (9.66%) REST
7 30 (9.35%) CSS
8 23 (7.17%) jQuery
9 22 (6.85%) .NET Core
9 22 (6.85%) SOAP
9 22 (6.85%) XML
10 20 (6.23%) HTML
11 17 (5.30%) AngularJS
12 16 (4.98%) .NET Framework
12 16 (4.98%) WCF
13 15 (4.67%) J2EE
13 15 (4.67%) React
14 11 (3.43%) OAuth
15 10 (3.12%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 17 (5.30%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (4.98%) Enterprise Software
3 12 (3.74%) Computer Science
3 12 (3.74%) Embedded Systems
4 10 (3.12%) Greenfield Project
4 10 (3.12%) Virtual Team
5 7 (2.18%) User Experience
6 5 (1.56%) Life Science
7 4 (1.25%) Algorithms
8 2 (0.62%) Device Driver
8 2 (0.62%) Graphic Design
8 2 (0.62%) iSeries
8 2 (0.62%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.62%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.62%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.31%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.31%) Derivative
9 1 (0.31%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.31%) Fintech
9 1 (0.31%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 15 (4.67%) Linux
2 5 (1.56%) Windows
3 4 (1.25%) Embedded Linux
4 2 (0.62%) Apple iOS
4 2 (0.62%) Unix
5 1 (0.31%) Android
5 1 (0.31%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (38.63%) TDD
2 80 (24.92%) E-Commerce
3 66 (20.56%) Scrum
4 52 (16.20%) Continuous Integration
5 51 (15.89%) Test Automation
6 48 (14.95%) SDLC
7 43 (13.40%) Microservices
8 36 (11.21%) BDD
9 28 (8.72%) Business Analysis
10 27 (8.41%) Pair Programming
11 23 (7.17%) MVC
12 22 (6.85%) Project Management
12 22 (6.85%) User Stories
13 21 (6.54%) Kanban
14 18 (5.61%) DevOps
14 18 (5.61%) OO
14 18 (5.61%) SOA
15 17 (5.30%) Defect Management
15 17 (5.30%) PRINCE2
16 16 (4.98%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 100 (31.15%) C#
2 60 (18.69%) JavaScript
3 56 (17.45%) Java
4 31 (9.66%) Python
5 30 (9.35%) SQL
6 16 (4.98%) C
7 14 (4.36%) Embedded C
8 10 (3.12%) PL/SQL
9 8 (2.49%) C++
10 7 (2.18%) PowerShell
10 7 (2.18%) Scala
10 7 (2.18%) TypeScript
11 5 (1.56%) Ruby
11 5 (1.56%) VBScript
12 4 (1.25%) R
13 3 (0.93%) Dart
13 3 (0.93%) Embedded C++
13 3 (0.93%) PHP
14 2 (0.62%) ECMAScript
14 2 (0.62%) ES6
Qualifications
1 20 (6.23%) Degree
2 7 (2.18%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (1.56%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (1.25%) ISEB
4 4 (1.25%) Security Cleared
5 3 (0.93%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.62%) CBAP
6 2 (0.62%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.62%) IIBA
6 2 (0.62%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.62%) Numerate Degree
6 2 (0.62%) PMI Certification
6 2 (0.62%) PMP
6 2 (0.62%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (0.62%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.31%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.31%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.36%) QA
2 5 (1.56%) GDPR
3 4 (1.25%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.93%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.31%) PMO
System Software
1 67 (20.87%) Docker
2 5 (1.56%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.62%) Advanced Linux Sound Architecture
4 1 (0.31%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 12 (3.74%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (2.80%) Kubernetes
3 3 (0.93%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (0.93%) Puppet
4 1 (0.31%) Ansible
Vendors
1 29 (9.03%) Atlassian
2 24 (7.48%) Microsoft
3 17 (5.30%) Oracle
4 12 (3.74%) Perforce
5 11 (3.43%) Google
6 5 (1.56%) MuleSoft
7 4 (1.25%) IBM
8 3 (0.93%) Twitter
9 2 (0.62%) Adobe
9 2 (0.62%) Alterian
9 2 (0.62%) Coveo
9 2 (0.62%) SAP
9 2 (0.62%) Sitecore
9 2 (0.62%) Teradata
9 2 (0.62%) WSO2
10 1 (0.31%) Informatica
10 1 (0.31%) JD Edwards
10 1 (0.31%) Progress
10 1 (0.31%) VMware
10 1 (0.31%) webMethods