The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Luton 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
Bedfordshire / Luton
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 2 3 5
Rank change year-on-year +1 +2  
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 45 31 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton 28.85% 21.09% 13.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 29.61% 24.60% 15.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 25 15
Median daily rate £475 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £400 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £800 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £388
% change year-on-year - +9.67%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Luton with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Luton
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 152 126 129
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Luton 97.44% 85.71% 90.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 90 96
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £284 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £610 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 8
Median hourly rate £14.00 £50.78 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -72.43% +26.95%  
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 Luton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Luton 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 Luton

Agile Software Development
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Luton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Agile Software Development in Luton.

Contractor daily rate trend for Agile Software Development in Luton

Agile Software Development
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Luton

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Agile Software Development in Luton over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Agile Software Development in Luton

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 Luton region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 45 (55.56%) E-Commerce
2 24 (29.63%) C#
3 21 (25.93%) TDD
3 21 (25.93%) Web Development
4 20 (24.69%) User Stories
4 20 (24.69%) HTML
5 19 (23.46%) CSS
6 17 (20.99%) HTML5
6 17 (20.99%) CSS3
6 17 (20.99%) jQuery
7 16 (19.75%) Progressive Enhancement
7 16 (19.75%) JavaScript
8 15 (18.52%) SOA
8 15 (18.52%) REST
8 15 (18.52%) Dojo
9 14 (17.28%) Sass
9 14 (17.28%) LESS
9 14 (17.28%) Microservices
10 13 (16.05%) SOAP
11 12 (14.81%) HTTP
11 12 (14.81%) Ajax
11 12 (14.81%) Animation
11 12 (14.81%) JSON
11 12 (14.81%) Front End Development
11 12 (14.81%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
12 11 (13.58%) JIRA
12 11 (13.58%) Scrum
12 11 (13.58%) OOP
12 11 (13.58%) Apache
12 11 (13.58%) SQL

Agile Software Development
Co-occurring IT Skills in Luton 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 11 (13.58%) Apache
2 8 (9.88%) Confluence
3 2 (2.47%) CMS
4 1 (1.23%) Drupal
Applications
1 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.23%) Data Workbench
1 1 (1.23%) SessionCam
1 1 (1.23%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 10 (12.35%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (6.17%) IaaS
3 3 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.23%) Adobe Analytics
4 1 (1.23%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 12 (14.81%) HTTP
2 7 (8.64%) WAN
3 5 (6.17%) DNS
4 2 (2.47%) LAN
5 1 (1.23%) SSL
5 1 (1.23%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.17%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.23%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.23%) DB2
2 1 (1.23%) MySQL
2 1 (1.23%) Power BI
2 1 (1.23%) QlikView
2 1 (1.23%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (1.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (13.58%) JIRA
2 7 (8.64%) Git (software)
2 7 (8.64%) SpecFlow
2 7 (8.64%) Subversion
3 6 (7.41%) TeamCity
4 4 (4.94%) Cucumber
5 3 (3.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (3.70%) JUnit
5 3 (3.70%) TestNG
6 2 (2.47%) Bitbucket
6 2 (2.47%) Jenkins
6 2 (2.47%) SoapUI
6 2 (2.47%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.23%) Ant
7 1 (1.23%) ERwin
7 1 (1.23%) JBehave
7 1 (1.23%) Maven
7 1 (1.23%) Selenium
7 1 (1.23%) WebDriver
General
1 6 (7.41%) Retail
2 3 (3.70%) Banking
2 3 (3.70%) Finance
3 2 (2.47%) Marketing
4 1 (1.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 39 (48.15%) Developer
2 15 (18.52%) Analyst
2 15 (18.52%) UI Developer
3 12 (14.81%) Designer
3 12 (14.81%) Senior Designer
3 12 (14.81%) Senior Developer
4 11 (13.58%) Business Analyst
5 10 (12.35%) Architect
6 6 (7.41%) Technical Analyst
6 6 (7.41%) Technical Business Analyst
7 5 (6.17%) Infrastructure Architect
7 5 (6.17%) Software Developer
8 4 (4.94%) .NET Developer
8 4 (4.94%) .NET Software Developer
8 4 (4.94%) Angular Developer
8 4 (4.94%) C# .NET Developer
8 4 (4.94%) C# Developer
8 4 (4.94%) C# Software Developer
8 4 (4.94%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 4 (4.94%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (24.69%) HTML
2 19 (23.46%) CSS
3 17 (20.99%) CSS3
3 17 (20.99%) HTML5
3 17 (20.99%) jQuery
4 15 (18.52%) Dojo
4 15 (18.52%) REST
5 14 (17.28%) LESS
5 14 (17.28%) Sass
6 13 (16.05%) SOAP
7 12 (14.81%) Ajax
7 12 (14.81%) JSON
8 9 (11.11%) J2EE
8 9 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 8 (9.88%) .NET
10 7 (8.64%) DOM
10 7 (8.64%) JSP
10 7 (8.64%) SAX
10 7 (8.64%) XML
10 7 (8.64%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 12 (14.81%) Animation
2 5 (6.17%) Social Media
3 4 (4.94%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.70%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.47%) Data Structures
5 2 (2.47%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (2.47%) RIA
6 1 (1.23%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.23%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.23%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.41%) Linux
1 6 (7.41%) Windows
2 1 (1.23%) Android
2 1 (1.23%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (55.56%) E-Commerce
2 21 (25.93%) TDD
2 21 (25.93%) Web Development
3 20 (24.69%) User Stories
4 16 (19.75%) Progressive Enhancement
5 15 (18.52%) SOA
6 14 (17.28%) Microservices
7 12 (14.81%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
7 12 (14.81%) Front End Development
8 11 (13.58%) OOP
8 11 (13.58%) Scrum
9 10 (12.35%) Business Analysis
9 10 (12.35%) Prototyping
9 10 (12.35%) Test Automation
10 9 (11.11%) Waterfall
11 8 (9.88%) Analytics
11 8 (9.88%) API Development
11 8 (9.88%) BDD
11 8 (9.88%) Data Modelling
11 8 (9.88%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 24 (29.63%) C#
2 16 (19.75%) JavaScript
3 11 (13.58%) C++
3 11 (13.58%) SQL
4 5 (6.17%) Java
5 4 (4.94%) Python
5 4 (4.94%) Ruby
6 3 (3.70%) Perl
7 1 (1.23%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (4.94%) ISEB
2 3 (3.70%) Degree
3 1 (1.23%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.23%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.41%) QA
2 1 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.23%) PMO
Systems Management
1 1 (1.23%) Ansible
Vendors
1 9 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 5 (6.17%) Atlassian
3 3 (3.70%) Red Hat
3 3 (3.70%) Sitecore
4 2 (2.47%) Oracle
4 2 (2.47%) Tableau
5 1 (1.23%) Adobe
5 1 (1.23%) Ensighten
5 1 (1.23%) Google
5 1 (1.23%) IBM
Luton, Bedfordshire
Ventula Consulting Ltd
Rate: From £600 to £625 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Rate: market rates
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