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The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire with a requirement for Agile skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Agile over the 6 months to 30 June 2022 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
30 Jun 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 9 4 2
Rank change year-on-year -5 -2 -1
Contract jobs citing Agile 109 66 103
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 13.44% 12.29% 21.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 17.25% 15.03% 24.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 50 73
10th Percentile £351 £334 £313
25th Percentile £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £488 £461 £463
Median % change year-on-year +5.69% -0.27% +2.78%
75th Percentile £575 £514 £500
90th Percentile £700 £588 £598
East of England median daily rate £525 £478 £475
% change year-on-year +9.84% +0.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
10th Percentile - - -
25th Percentile £31.50 - -
Median hourly rate £33.00 - £75.00
75th Percentile £34.50 - -
90th Percentile - - -
East of England median hourly rate £57.50 £45.00 £59.00
% change year-on-year +27.78% -23.73% +21.65%

Agile 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 632 439 421
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 77.93% 81.75% 89.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 363 254 272
10th Percentile £213 £163 £300
25th Percentile £344 £300 £388
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £450 £405 £475
Median % change year-on-year +11.11% -14.74% +5.56%
75th Percentile £550 £500 £550
90th Percentile £675 £584 £625
East of England median daily rate £475 £425 £450
% change year-on-year +11.76% -5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 153 104 25
10th Percentile £13.25 - £11.90
25th Percentile £13.41 £12.25 £13.60
Median hourly rate £15.50 £14.00 £15.50
Median % change year-on-year +10.71% -9.68% -8.82%
75th Percentile £20.75 £18.75 £21.00
90th Percentile £34.35 £22.50 £48.75
East of England median hourly rate £24.00 £18.38 £22.82
% change year-on-year +30.61% -19.48% +30.40%

Agile
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

Job postings citing Agile as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire.

Job vacancy trend for Agile in Cambridgeshire

Agile
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Agile in Cambridgeshire.

Daily rate trend for Agile in Cambridgeshire

Agile
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Agile in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 30 June 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Agile in Cambridgeshire

Agile
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Agile in Cambridgeshire.

Hourly rate trend for Agile in Cambridgeshire

Agile
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 within the Cambridgeshire region over the 6 months to 30 June 2022. 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
Jobs
Cambridge -2 62 £500 +8.11% 90
Peterborough -7 20 £463 -1.33% 3
St Neots - 3 £438 - 3
Agile
East of England

For the 6 months to 30 June 2022, IT contractor jobs citing Agile 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.

1 30 (27.52%) Scrum
2 26 (23.85%) Social Skills
3 25 (22.94%) Project Management
4 24 (22.02%) Degree
5 21 (19.27%) Waterfall
5 21 (19.27%) Stakeholder Management
6 18 (16.51%) Continuous Improvement
6 18 (16.51%) DevOps
7 16 (14.68%) Azure
8 15 (13.76%) Business Analysis
8 15 (13.76%) Pharmaceutical
9 14 (12.84%) Python
9 14 (12.84%) JIRA
10 13 (11.93%) Finance
10 13 (11.93%) Business Case
10 13 (11.93%) Project Delivery
10 13 (11.93%) CI/CD
11 12 (11.01%) React
11 12 (11.01%) TDD
12 11 (10.09%) Validation
12 11 (10.09%) Terraform
13 10 (9.17%) Collaborative Working
13 10 (9.17%) Decision-Making
13 10 (9.17%) .NET
13 10 (9.17%) Google
14 9 (8.26%) C#
14 9 (8.26%) SAP
14 9 (8.26%) Azure DevOps
14 9 (8.26%) User Experience
15 8 (7.34%) Kubernetes

Agile
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 4 (3.67%) Confluence
2 3 (2.75%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.83%) Drupal
3 2 (1.83%) nginx
4 1 (0.92%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 5 (4.59%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (2.75%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (2.75%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.83%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (1.83%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.92%) Camtasia
4 1 (0.92%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 4 (3.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 16 (14.68%) Azure
2 9 (8.26%) Azure DevOps
3 8 (7.34%) AWS
4 6 (5.50%) GCP
4 6 (5.50%) Google Kubernetes Engine
5 5 (4.59%) Power Platform
6 4 (3.67%) GitHub
6 4 (3.67%) Trello
7 3 (2.75%) IaaS
7 3 (2.75%) PaaS
7 3 (2.75%) SaaS
8 2 (1.83%) Microsoft 365
9 1 (0.92%) BlazeMeter
9 1 (0.92%) Collibra
9 1 (0.92%) Lucidchart
9 1 (0.92%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.50%) 4G
1 6 (5.50%) LTE
2 2 (1.83%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.92%) Firewall
3 1 (0.92%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.34%) Elasticsearch
1 8 (7.34%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (4.59%) Power BI
3 4 (3.67%) Spotfire
4 2 (1.83%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.92%) Apache Hive
5 1 (0.92%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (0.92%) Big Data
5 1 (0.92%) Data Lake
5 1 (0.92%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.92%) Metadata
5 1 (0.92%) Neo4j
5 1 (0.92%) Stardog
5 1 (0.92%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 14 (12.84%) JIRA
2 7 (6.42%) GitLab
3 6 (5.50%) Jenkins
4 5 (4.59%) Git (software)
5 4 (3.67%) Bitbucket
5 4 (3.67%) Visual Studio
6 2 (1.83%) Selenium
7 1 (0.92%) git-flow
7 1 (0.92%) JMeter
7 1 (0.92%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (0.92%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.92%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (0.92%) WebDriver
7 1 (0.92%) webpack
General
1 26 (23.85%) Social Skills
2 15 (13.76%) Pharmaceutical
3 13 (11.93%) Finance
4 7 (6.42%) Marketing
5 5 (4.59%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.75%) Influencing Skills
6 3 (2.75%) Organisational Skills
7 2 (1.83%) Games
7 2 (1.83%) Legal
8 1 (0.92%) Automotive
8 1 (0.92%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.92%) German Language
8 1 (0.92%) Public Sector
8 1 (0.92%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 26 (23.85%) Analyst
2 24 (22.02%) Project Manager
3 17 (15.60%) Business Analyst
4 12 (11.01%) Developer
5 5 (4.59%) Delivery Manager
5 5 (4.59%) Software Developer
6 4 (3.67%) Automation Analyst
6 4 (3.67%) Business Systems Analyst
6 4 (3.67%) Cloud Engineer
6 4 (3.67%) Finance Business Analyst
6 4 (3.67%) Finance Systems Analyst
6 4 (3.67%) Financial Analyst
6 4 (3.67%) GCP Engineer
6 4 (3.67%) Python Developer
6 4 (3.67%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (3.67%) Senior Business Analyst
6 4 (3.67%) Software Engineer
7 3 (2.75%) Sales Analyst
7 3 (2.75%) Sales Business Analyst
7 3 (2.75%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (11.01%) React
2 10 (9.17%) .NET
3 8 (7.34%) AngularJS
4 6 (5.50%) GraphQL
4 6 (5.50%) HTML
5 5 (4.59%) ASP.NET Web API
5 5 (4.59%) CSS
5 5 (4.59%) Entity Framework
6 4 (3.67%) .NET Core
6 4 (3.67%) RESTful
6 4 (3.67%) Shiny
6 4 (3.67%) Web Services
7 3 (2.75%) .NET Framework
7 3 (2.75%) Managed Extensibility Framework
7 3 (2.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 3 (2.75%) WCF
7 3 (2.75%) WPF
8 2 (1.83%) HTML5
8 2 (1.83%) Kafka
8 2 (1.83%) Material Design
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.26%) User Experience
2 6 (5.50%) IoT
3 3 (2.75%) Data Centre
3 3 (2.75%) Data Protection Act
3 3 (2.75%) Data Structures
3 3 (2.75%) Legacy Systems
3 3 (2.75%) Reference Data
4 2 (1.83%) CMDB
4 2 (1.83%) Credit Risk
4 2 (1.83%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (1.83%) Life Science
4 2 (1.83%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.83%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (0.92%) Biotechnology
5 1 (0.92%) Cloud Native
5 1 (0.92%) Hedge funds
5 1 (0.92%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (0.92%) Learning Management System
5 1 (0.92%) Market Risk
5 1 (0.92%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.50%) Linux
2 3 (2.75%) Windows
3 1 (0.92%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (27.52%) Scrum
2 25 (22.94%) Project Management
3 21 (19.27%) Stakeholder Management
3 21 (19.27%) Waterfall
4 18 (16.51%) Continuous Improvement
4 18 (16.51%) DevOps
5 15 (13.76%) Business Analysis
6 13 (11.93%) Business Case
6 13 (11.93%) CI/CD
6 13 (11.93%) Project Delivery
7 12 (11.01%) TDD
8 11 (10.09%) Validation
9 10 (9.17%) Collaborative Working
9 10 (9.17%) Decision-Making
10 8 (7.34%) Machine Learning
10 8 (7.34%) Matrix Organization
10 8 (7.34%) Requirements Gathering
10 8 (7.34%) Six Sigma
11 7 (6.42%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 7 (6.42%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 14 (12.84%) Python
2 9 (8.26%) C#
3 7 (6.42%) PowerShell
3 7 (6.42%) TypeScript
4 6 (5.50%) Go
5 5 (4.59%) C++
5 5 (4.59%) R
6 4 (3.67%) C
6 4 (3.67%) Java
6 4 (3.67%) JavaScript
6 4 (3.67%) SQL
6 4 (3.67%) VBA
7 3 (2.75%) XAML
8 1 (0.92%) ES6
Qualifications
1 24 (22.02%) Degree
2 5 (4.59%) Computer Science Degree
2 5 (4.59%) PhD
3 3 (2.75%) PMP
4 1 (0.92%) CSPO
4 1 (0.92%) ISEB
4 1 (0.92%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.92%) Master's Degree
4 1 (0.92%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.92%) Postgraduate
4 1 (0.92%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.92%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.50%) PMO
2 5 (4.59%) GxP
3 4 (3.67%) QA
4 1 (0.92%) COBIT
4 1 (0.92%) GDPR
4 1 (0.92%) P3O
System Software
1 3 (2.75%) Docker
2 2 (1.83%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (10.09%) Terraform
2 8 (7.34%) Kubernetes
3 5 (4.59%) Ansible
3 5 (4.59%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (4.59%) Puppet
4 2 (1.83%) Active Directory Federation Services
5 1 (0.92%) Grafana
5 1 (0.92%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 10 (9.17%) Google
2 9 (8.26%) SAP
3 7 (6.42%) Oracle
3 7 (6.42%) Salesforce.com
4 5 (4.59%) Microsoft
5 3 (2.75%) VMware
6 2 (1.83%) MuleSoft
7 1 (0.92%) Adobe
7 1 (0.92%) CA Agile Central
7 1 (0.92%) HubSpot
7 1 (0.92%) Marketo
7 1 (0.92%) PeopleSoft
7 1 (0.92%) Planview
7 1 (0.92%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
7 1 (0.92%) SaltStack
7 1 (0.92%) Sitecore