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 3 months to 24 June 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
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 3 2 3
Rank change year-on-year -1 +1  
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 111 141 126
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 19.20% 23.86% 16.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 23.92% 29.94% 20.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 88 62
Median daily rate £400 £388 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.22% +1.63%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £388
% change year-on-year - +9.67%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £17.50 £45.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -61.11% +28.57%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £42.25 £37.00
% change year-on-year +2.36% +14.18%  

Agile Software Development is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Cambridgeshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 464 471 617
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 80.28% 79.70% 78.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 218 272 364
Median daily rate £375 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £325 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 31 54
Median hourly rate £19.00 £37.50 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -49.33% +59.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.25 £15.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Agile Software Development
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire citing Agile Software Development as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 24 June 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
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 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge -1 48 £400 +6.66% 75
Peterborough -1 14 £300 -20.00% 18
Huntingdon -12 1 £250 -43.82% 4
Agile Software Development
East of England

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 72 (34.78%) TDD
2 65 (31.40%) JavaScript
2 65 (31.40%) .NET
3 59 (28.50%) Node.js
4 56 (27.05%) E-Commerce
5 48 (23.19%) C#
5 48 (23.19%) CSS
6 47 (22.71%) Continuous Integration
7 45 (21.74%) HTML
8 42 (20.29%) Git (software)
9 40 (19.32%) Scrum
10 37 (17.87%) Java
11 33 (15.94%) SQL
12 29 (14.01%) REST
13 27 (13.04%) HTML5
14 26 (12.56%) AngularJS
15 24 (11.59%) User Experience
15 24 (11.59%) SQL Server
15 24 (11.59%) Linux
15 24 (11.59%) Python
15 24 (11.59%) MVC
16 23 (11.11%) JSON
16 23 (11.11%) jQuery
17 22 (10.63%) Test Automation
17 22 (10.63%) Docker
17 22 (10.63%) Jenkins
18 21 (10.14%) BDD
19 20 (9.66%) Microsoft
19 20 (9.66%) Pair Programming
20 18 (8.70%) Spring

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 9 (4.35%) CMS
2 7 (3.38%) SharePoint
3 6 (2.90%) Cloud Foundry
4 4 (1.93%) Drupal
4 4 (1.93%) Sitecore CMS
4 4 (1.93%) Tomcat
4 4 (1.93%) Umbraco
5 3 (1.45%) Alfresco
5 3 (1.45%) JBoss
5 3 (1.45%) WordPress
6 2 (0.97%) Anypoint
6 2 (0.97%) Apache
6 2 (0.97%) Apache Solr
6 2 (0.97%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (0.97%) Confluence
6 2 (0.97%) Documentum
7 1 (0.48%) Kentico
7 1 (0.48%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.48%) SilverStripe
7 1 (0.48%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 5 (2.42%) Adobe Illustrator
1 5 (2.42%) OmniGraffle
1 5 (2.42%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.48%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 10 (4.83%) SDL Web 8
2 6 (2.90%) Payment Gateway
3 3 (1.45%) Magento
4 2 (0.97%) Oracle ERP
4 2 (0.97%) SAP Payroll
5 1 (0.48%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.48%) Oracle SCM
5 1 (0.48%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 12 (5.80%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (4.83%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (4.83%) IaaS
2 10 (4.83%) PaaS
3 3 (1.45%) SaaS
4 2 (0.97%) Amazon CloudSearch
4 2 (0.97%) Amazon S3
4 2 (0.97%) BrowserStack
4 2 (0.97%) GitHub
5 1 (0.48%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.48%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (0.48%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.48%) Office 365
5 1 (0.48%) Rackspace Cloud
5 1 (0.48%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.31%) SSL
1 11 (5.31%) TCP/IP
2 10 (4.83%) DNS
2 10 (4.83%) HTTP
3 9 (4.35%) Internet
4 3 (1.45%) Firewall
4 3 (1.45%) Intranet
4 3 (1.45%) MQTT
4 3 (1.45%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (1.45%) Wireless
4 3 (1.45%) ZigBee
5 1 (0.48%) Bluetooth
5 1 (0.48%) NFC
5 1 (0.48%) SMPP
5 1 (0.48%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (11.59%) SQL Server
2 11 (5.31%) MongoDB
2 11 (5.31%) PostgreSQL
3 9 (4.35%) NoSQL
4 6 (2.90%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (2.42%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.45%) MySQL
6 3 (1.45%) Redis
7 2 (0.97%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.97%) Hadoop
7 2 (0.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.48%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.48%) Apache Hive
8 1 (0.48%) Couchbase
8 1 (0.48%) Power BI
8 1 (0.48%) RavenDB
8 1 (0.48%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.48%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (0.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.48%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 42 (20.29%) Git (software)
2 22 (10.63%) Jenkins
3 17 (8.21%) JIRA
4 16 (7.73%) Selenium
5 15 (7.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 13 (6.28%) Mercurial
7 11 (5.31%) gulp
8 10 (4.83%) Cucumber
9 9 (4.35%) IntelliJ
9 9 (4.35%) WebStorm
10 8 (3.86%) Team Foundation Server
11 7 (3.38%) Grunt
11 7 (3.38%) JUnit
11 7 (3.38%) Subversion
12 6 (2.90%) Jasmine
12 6 (2.90%) Maven
12 6 (2.90%) Mockito
13 5 (2.42%) Appium
13 5 (2.42%) Octopus Deploy
13 5 (2.42%) WebDriver
General
1 12 (5.80%) Finance
2 7 (3.38%) Telecoms
3 5 (2.42%) Pharmaceutical
4 4 (1.93%) Banking
4 4 (1.93%) Retail
5 3 (1.45%) Back Office
5 3 (1.45%) Electronics
5 3 (1.45%) Games
5 3 (1.45%) Marketing
6 1 (0.48%) Law
6 1 (0.48%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 88 (42.51%) Developer
2 30 (14.49%) Node.js Developer
3 21 (10.14%) Analyst
4 20 (9.66%) Full Stack Developer
5 19 (9.18%) .NET Developer
6 15 (7.25%) Tester
7 14 (6.76%) C# Developer
8 13 (6.28%) C# .NET Developer
9 12 (5.80%) JavaScript Developer
10 11 (5.31%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 10 (4.83%) Business Analyst
11 10 (4.83%) Project Manager
12 9 (4.35%) Architect
13 8 (3.86%) DevOps Engineer
13 8 (3.86%) E-Commerce Developer
13 8 (3.86%) Java Developer
13 8 (3.86%) Programme Manager
13 8 (3.86%) Software Engineer
13 8 (3.86%) SQL Developer
13 8 (3.86%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (31.40%) .NET
2 59 (28.50%) Node.js
3 48 (23.19%) CSS
4 45 (21.74%) HTML
5 29 (14.01%) REST
6 27 (13.04%) HTML5
7 26 (12.56%) AngularJS
8 23 (11.11%) jQuery
8 23 (11.11%) JSON
9 18 (8.70%) CSS3
9 18 (8.70%) KnockoutJS
9 18 (8.70%) Spring
10 15 (7.25%) RESTful
11 13 (6.28%) Web Services
11 13 (6.28%) XML
12 11 (5.31%) React
13 10 (4.83%) Sass
14 9 (4.35%) Angular 2
14 9 (4.35%) ASP.NET
14 9 (4.35%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 24 (11.59%) User Experience
2 15 (7.25%) Greenfield Project
3 11 (5.31%) Mobile App
4 6 (2.90%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (2.90%) Graphic Design
5 5 (2.42%) AS400
5 5 (2.42%) Computer Science
5 5 (2.42%) iSeries
6 4 (1.93%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.45%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.97%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.97%) Data Structures
8 2 (0.97%) Life Science
8 2 (0.97%) Smart City
8 2 (0.97%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.48%) Clustering
9 1 (0.48%) Internet of Things
9 1 (0.48%) NHS
9 1 (0.48%) Robotics
9 1 (0.48%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 24 (11.59%) Linux
2 18 (8.70%) Windows
3 11 (5.31%) Ubuntu
4 10 (4.83%) CoreOS
5 5 (2.42%) Windows Server
5 5 (2.42%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (1.45%) Embedded Linux
7 2 (0.97%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (34.78%) TDD
2 56 (27.05%) E-Commerce
3 47 (22.71%) Continuous Integration
4 40 (19.32%) Scrum
5 24 (11.59%) MVC
6 22 (10.63%) Test Automation
7 21 (10.14%) BDD
8 20 (9.66%) Pair Programming
9 15 (7.25%) Project Management
10 14 (6.76%) Continuous Delivery
10 14 (6.76%) Kanban
10 14 (6.76%) OO
11 13 (6.28%) SOA
12 12 (5.80%) Software Engineering
13 11 (5.31%) Responsive Web Design
13 11 (5.31%) Web Development
14 10 (4.83%) DevOps
14 10 (4.83%) Front End Development
14 10 (4.83%) SDLC
14 10 (4.83%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 65 (31.40%) JavaScript
2 48 (23.19%) C#
3 37 (17.87%) Java
4 33 (15.94%) SQL
5 24 (11.59%) Python
6 10 (4.83%) TypeScript
7 7 (3.38%) PHP
7 7 (3.38%) Scala
8 6 (2.90%) Groovy
9 5 (2.42%) C
9 5 (2.42%) ES6
10 4 (1.93%) Dart
11 3 (1.45%) C++
11 3 (1.45%) ECMAScript
11 3 (1.45%) Embedded C
11 3 (1.45%) Tcl
12 2 (0.97%) Ruby
13 1 (0.48%) Erlang
13 1 (0.48%) Haskell
13 1 (0.48%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (6.28%) Degree
2 7 (3.38%) ISEB
3 4 (1.93%) SC Cleared
3 4 (1.93%) Security Cleared
4 3 (1.45%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (1.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 3 (1.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (0.97%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (0.97%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (0.97%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (0.97%) Master's Degree
5 2 (0.97%) PMI Certification
5 2 (0.97%) PMP
6 1 (0.48%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.31%) QA
2 7 (3.38%) PMO
3 5 (2.42%) GDPR
4 3 (1.45%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.97%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 22 (10.63%) Docker
2 4 (1.93%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (1.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.45%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 10 (4.83%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (1.45%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.48%) Oozie
3 1 (0.48%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 20 (9.66%) Microsoft
2 12 (5.80%) Oracle
3 4 (1.93%) Sitecore
3 4 (1.93%) VMware
4 3 (1.45%) SAP
5 2 (0.97%) Google
5 2 (0.97%) MuleSoft
5 2 (0.97%) Workday
5 2 (0.97%) WSO2
6 1 (0.48%) Adobe
6 1 (0.48%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.48%) HP
6 1 (0.48%) IBM
6 1 (0.48%) Informatica
6 1 (0.48%) Mercator
6 1 (0.48%) OpenText
6 1 (0.48%) Rackspace
6 1 (0.48%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.48%) Twitter
6 1 (0.48%) Zend
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