Period
to 19 May 2019

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 19 May 2019 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
19 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 2 1 2
Rank change year-on-year -1 +1 0
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 214 209 185
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 20.44% 19.66% 17.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 24.18% 22.50% 20.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 102 100
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £450 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +21.43% -12.50%
10th Percentile £347 £281 £226
90th Percentile £670 £538 £525
East of England median daily rate £475 £475 £447
% change year-on-year - +6.26% +2.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 0
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £44.00 £33.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.33% - -
East of England median hourly rate £47.00 £44.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.82% +17.33% +2.04%

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 885 929 884
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 84.53% 87.39% 83.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 508 443 423
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £450 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33% -7.41%
10th Percentile £260 £263 £205
90th Percentile £625 £575 £536
East of England median daily rate £450 £438 £420
% change year-on-year +2.86% +4.17% +1.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 86 117
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.89% -42.42% -11.41%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.27 £12.30
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.75 £47.50
East of England median hourly rate £17.75 £17.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year +1.43% -46.97% +16.81%

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 19 May 2019.

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 19 May 2019.

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 19 May 2019. 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 0 154 £450 -2.44% 95
Peterborough +1 15 £435 +14.10% 4
Huntingdon +4 10 £410 +49.09%
Agile Software Development
East of England

For the 6 months to 19 May 2019, 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 74 (34.58%) Python
2 73 (34.11%) Scrum
3 66 (30.84%) Amazon AWS
4 57 (26.64%) Continuous Integration
4 57 (26.64%) DevOps
5 53 (24.77%) JIRA
6 47 (21.96%) JavaScript
7 43 (20.09%) Java
8 42 (19.63%) Git (software)
9 39 (18.22%) Algorithms
10 37 (17.29%) Continuous Delivery
11 34 (15.89%) Analytics
12 33 (15.42%) Test Automation
13 32 (14.95%) AWS CloudFormation
13 32 (14.95%) OO
13 32 (14.95%) Computer Science
14 30 (14.02%) SQL
15 29 (13.55%) Project Management
15 29 (13.55%) Jenkins
15 29 (13.55%) Open Source
16 28 (13.08%) React
16 28 (13.08%) OOD
17 27 (12.62%) Workflow
17 27 (12.62%) Memory Management
18 26 (12.15%) Confluence
18 26 (12.15%) Amazon S3
18 26 (12.15%) Docker
18 26 (12.15%) Software Engineering
19 25 (11.68%) Degree
19 25 (11.68%) Data Science

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 (12.15%) Confluence
2 15 (7.01%) Apache Spark
3 7 (3.27%) SharePoint
4 5 (2.34%) Apache
4 5 (2.34%) Mule
5 3 (1.40%) Apache Solr
5 3 (1.40%) CMS
5 3 (1.40%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (0.93%) IIS
6 2 (0.93%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.47%) Anypoint
7 1 (0.47%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.47%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.47%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (2.80%) Microsoft Excel
1 6 (2.80%) Microsoft Project
2 4 (1.87%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (1.40%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.93%) Actimize
1 2 (0.93%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.47%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 66 (30.84%) Amazon AWS
2 32 (14.95%) AWS CloudFormation
3 26 (12.15%) Amazon S3
4 23 (10.75%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 19 (8.88%) Serverless
6 18 (8.41%) AWS Lambda
6 18 (8.41%) Microsoft Azure
7 17 (7.94%) Amazon SQS
8 16 (7.48%) Amazon EMR
9 12 (5.61%) GitHub
10 10 (4.67%) Amazon Glacier
10 10 (4.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 9 (4.21%) Power Platform
12 8 (3.74%) Google Cloud Platform
13 6 (2.80%) SaaS
14 5 (2.34%) Amazon EC2
14 5 (2.34%) Office 365
15 4 (1.87%) Amazon Kinesis
16 3 (1.40%) PaaS
17 2 (0.93%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.87%) Internet
2 3 (1.40%) HTTP
2 3 (1.40%) SSL
3 2 (0.93%) DHCP
3 2 (0.93%) Kerberos
3 2 (0.93%) VPN
4 1 (0.47%) NFC
4 1 (0.47%) SAN
4 1 (0.47%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (10.28%) Big Data
2 16 (7.48%) Amazon Redshift
3 13 (6.07%) Apache Hive
4 12 (5.61%) Amazon RDS
5 11 (5.14%) Data Warehouse
6 10 (4.67%) MySQL
6 10 (4.67%) SQL Server
7 8 (3.74%) Hadoop
7 8 (3.74%) NoSQL
7 8 (3.74%) Power BI
8 7 (3.27%) Oracle BI EE
9 6 (2.80%) Amazon Aurora
9 6 (2.80%) MongoDB
9 6 (2.80%) PostgreSQL
10 4 (1.87%) Data Lake
10 4 (1.87%) Spark SQL
11 3 (1.40%) BusinessObjects
11 3 (1.40%) Electronic Patient Records
12 2 (0.93%) EDMS
12 2 (0.93%) Essbase
Development Applications
1 53 (24.77%) JIRA
2 42 (19.63%) Git (software)
3 29 (13.55%) Jenkins
4 12 (5.61%) Sonatype Nexus
5 9 (4.21%) Selenium
6 8 (3.74%) gulp
6 8 (3.74%) Mercurial
6 8 (3.74%) Visual Studio
7 7 (3.27%) Grunt
8 6 (2.80%) Subversion
9 5 (2.34%) Artifactory
9 5 (2.34%) Hudson
9 5 (2.34%) JUnit
9 5 (2.34%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (1.87%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 4 (1.87%) JMeter
10 4 (1.87%) Maven
11 3 (1.40%) Bitbucket
11 3 (1.40%) ERwin
11 3 (1.40%) LabVIEW
General
1 22 (10.28%) Pharmaceutical
2 11 (5.14%) Finance
3 5 (2.34%) Retail
4 4 (1.87%) Banking
5 3 (1.40%) Back Office
6 1 (0.47%) Law
Job Titles
1 77 (35.98%) Developer
2 23 (10.75%) Analyst
3 20 (9.35%) Architect
4 17 (7.94%) Business Analyst
5 15 (7.01%) Software Engineer
6 14 (6.54%) AWS Developer
6 14 (6.54%) Python Developer
7 12 (5.61%) Project Manager
7 12 (5.61%) Software Developer
8 10 (4.67%) Data Engineer
8 10 (4.67%) Full Stack Developer
9 9 (4.21%) Java Developer
10 8 (3.74%) AWS Architect
10 8 (3.74%) DevOps Engineer
10 8 (3.74%) Lead DevOps
10 8 (3.74%) Solutions Architect
11 7 (3.27%) Senior Developer
12 6 (2.80%) Agile Project Manager
12 6 (2.80%) Python Engineer
12 6 (2.80%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (13.08%) React
2 24 (11.21%) Node.js
3 22 (10.28%) CSS
3 22 (10.28%) HTML
3 22 (10.28%) Web Services
4 21 (9.81%) REST
5 20 (9.35%) .NET
6 13 (6.07%) AngularJS
7 12 (5.61%) JSON
8 11 (5.14%) HTML5
9 10 (4.67%) XML
10 9 (4.21%) CSS3
10 9 (4.21%) GraphQL
11 8 (3.74%) D3.js
11 8 (3.74%) SOAP
12 7 (3.27%) Express
12 7 (3.27%) Redux
12 7 (3.27%) Spring
13 6 (2.80%) Django
13 6 (2.80%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 39 (18.22%) Algorithms
2 21 (9.81%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (5.61%) Life Science
4 11 (5.14%) Greenfield Project
4 11 (5.14%) Self-Motivation
5 10 (4.67%) User Experience
6 8 (3.74%) Linux Command Line
6 8 (3.74%) Management Information System
7 7 (3.27%) Data Structures
8 3 (1.40%) Public Cloud
9 2 (0.93%) Data Centre
10 1 (0.47%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.47%) Fintech
10 1 (0.47%) Internet of Things
10 1 (0.47%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.47%) NHS
10 1 (0.47%) Smart Energy
10 1 (0.47%) Smart Meter
10 1 (0.47%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.47%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 24 (11.21%) Linux
2 11 (5.14%) Windows
3 7 (3.27%) Unix
4 2 (0.93%) Android
4 2 (0.93%) CentOS
4 2 (0.93%) Debian
4 2 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (0.93%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.47%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.47%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (34.11%) Scrum
2 57 (26.64%) Continuous Integration
2 57 (26.64%) DevOps
3 37 (17.29%) Continuous Delivery
4 34 (15.89%) Analytics
5 33 (15.42%) Test Automation
6 32 (14.95%) Computer Science
6 32 (14.95%) OO
7 29 (13.55%) Open Source
7 29 (13.55%) Project Management
8 28 (13.08%) OOD
9 27 (12.62%) Memory Management
9 27 (12.62%) Workflow
10 26 (12.15%) Software Engineering
11 25 (11.68%) Data Science
12 23 (10.75%) TDD
13 21 (9.81%) Infrastructure Monitoring
13 21 (9.81%) SDLC
14 20 (9.35%) Visualisation
15 19 (8.88%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 74 (34.58%) Python
2 47 (21.96%) JavaScript
3 43 (20.09%) Java
4 30 (14.02%) SQL
5 20 (9.35%) C#
6 13 (6.07%) Ruby
7 11 (5.14%) Scala
8 10 (4.67%) ES6
8 10 (4.67%) R
9 7 (3.27%) PowerShell
10 5 (2.34%) Bash Shell
10 5 (2.34%) PHP
10 5 (2.34%) Shell Script
11 4 (1.87%) Perl
12 3 (1.40%) C
12 3 (1.40%) T-SQL
13 2 (0.93%) C++
13 2 (0.93%) TypeScript
13 2 (0.93%) VBScript
14 1 (0.47%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 25 (11.68%) Degree
2 19 (8.88%) DV Cleared
2 19 (8.88%) Security Cleared
3 8 (3.74%) AWS Certification
4 5 (2.34%) Master's Degree
5 4 (1.87%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (1.40%) PMP
7 2 (0.93%) Numerate Degree
7 2 (0.93%) Oracle Certification
7 2 (0.93%) Six Sigma Green Belt
8 1 (0.47%) IIBA
8 1 (0.47%) PhD
8 1 (0.47%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.87%) QA
2 3 (1.40%) Data Quality
2 3 (1.40%) GCP
2 3 (1.40%) PMO
3 2 (0.93%) Cyber Essentials
3 2 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.93%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.93%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.47%) Def Stans
4 1 (0.47%) GxP
4 1 (0.47%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 26 (12.15%) Docker
2 5 (2.34%) Slurm Workload Manager
3 2 (0.93%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.93%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.47%) Firmware
4 1 (0.47%) HDFS
4 1 (0.47%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 15 (7.01%) Kubernetes
2 11 (5.14%) Puppet
3 10 (4.67%) Ansible
3 10 (4.67%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (4.21%) Docker Swarm
4 9 (4.21%) Salt
5 2 (0.93%) Rancher
5 2 (0.93%) WSUS
6 1 (0.47%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (4.67%) Microsoft
1 10 (4.67%) Oracle
2 7 (3.27%) SAP
3 6 (2.80%) MicroStrategy
4 5 (2.34%) Databricks
5 4 (1.87%) Atlassian
5 4 (1.87%) Google
5 4 (1.87%) Hortonworks
5 4 (1.87%) Red Hat
6 3 (1.40%) Embarcadero
6 3 (1.40%) MuleSoft
6 3 (1.40%) Tableau
6 3 (1.40%) WorldPay
7 2 (0.93%) Adaptive Insights
7 2 (0.93%) CA Agile Central
7 2 (0.93%) Talend
8 1 (0.47%) Progress
8 1 (0.47%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.47%) ShoreTel
8 1 (0.47%) Sybase