Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 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
Bedfordshire > Luton
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 2 1 16
Rank change year-on-year -1 +15 -14
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 91 75 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton 28.44% 25.51% 7.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 31.38% 29.88% 8.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 49 20
Luton median daily rate £450 £475 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +15.15% -8.33%
10th Percentile £398 £390 £305
90th Percentile £622 £628 £606
Bedfordshire median daily rate £450 £475 £400
% change year-on-year -5.26% +18.75% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Luton median hourly rate - - -
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £40.00 - £52.50

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 Luton with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Luton
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 290 251 258
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton 90.63% 85.37% 88.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 215 160 179
Luton median daily rate £450 £431 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.35% +1.47% -
10th Percentile £325 £299 £275
90th Percentile £625 £600 £606
Bedfordshire median daily rate £450 £425 £403
% change year-on-year +5.88% +5.59% -5.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 31
Luton median hourly rate £50.22 £14.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +258.68% - -53.33%
10th Percentile £49.02 £12.50 £7.75
90th Percentile £50.75 £45.67 £50.68
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £22.50 £14.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +60.71% -60.00% +105.88%

Agile Software Development
Job Vacancy Trend in Luton

Job postings citing Agile Software Development as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Luton.

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 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Agile Software Development in Luton

For the 6 months to 23 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 Luton region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 54 (59.34%) E-Commerce
2 38 (41.76%) C#
3 29 (31.87%) SOA
4 27 (29.67%) User Stories
5 22 (24.18%) TDD
5 22 (24.18%) Retail
6 19 (20.88%) REST
7 18 (19.78%) JIRA
7 18 (19.78%) SOAP
8 15 (16.48%) Stakeholder Management
8 15 (16.48%) CRM
9 14 (15.38%) Java
9 14 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
9 14 (15.38%) Change Management
9 14 (15.38%) Confluence
9 14 (15.38%) Microservices
10 13 (14.29%) Analytics
10 13 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
10 13 (14.29%) TeamCity
10 13 (14.29%) Data Modelling
11 12 (13.19%) C++
11 12 (13.19%) API Development
12 11 (12.09%) Software Delivery
12 11 (12.09%) Scrum
12 11 (12.09%) Test Automation
12 11 (12.09%) Amazon AWS
13 10 (10.99%) Cucumber
13 10 (10.99%) BDD
13 10 (10.99%) SpecFlow
13 10 (10.99%) Git (software)

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 14 (15.38%) Confluence
2 4 (4.40%) Apache
3 3 (3.30%) JBoss
4 2 (2.20%) WildFly
Applications
1 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.10%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (3.30%) SessionCam
2 2 (2.20%) Adobe Campaign
3 1 (1.10%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (12.09%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.30%) Google Analytics
2 3 (3.30%) Google Cloud Platform
2 3 (3.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.10%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.49%) AMQP
2 4 (4.40%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.49%) Relational Database
2 4 (4.40%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.30%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.20%) DB2
4 2 (2.20%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.20%) Oracle Exadata
4 2 (2.20%) RDBMS
4 2 (2.20%) Snowflake Schema
5 1 (1.10%) InterSystems Cache
5 1 (1.10%) Power BI
5 1 (1.10%) QlikView
5 1 (1.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 18 (19.78%) JIRA
2 13 (14.29%) TeamCity
3 10 (10.99%) Cucumber
3 10 (10.99%) Git (software)
3 10 (10.99%) SpecFlow
4 9 (9.89%) Selenium
5 8 (8.79%) JBehave
5 8 (8.79%) SoapUI
6 6 (6.59%) Ant
6 6 (6.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 6 (6.59%) Jenkins
6 6 (6.59%) JUnit
6 6 (6.59%) Maven
6 6 (6.59%) TestNG
6 6 (6.59%) WebDriver
7 4 (4.40%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (3.30%) Subversion
9 1 (1.10%) ERwin
General
1 22 (24.18%) Retail
2 8 (8.79%) Finance
3 5 (5.49%) Marketing
4 1 (1.10%) Banking
4 1 (1.10%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 37 (40.66%) Developer
2 23 (25.27%) Analyst
3 22 (24.18%) Architect
4 20 (21.98%) Business Analyst
5 16 (17.58%) Senior Developer
6 11 (12.09%) Designer
7 10 (10.99%) Senior Designer
7 10 (10.99%) Solutions Architect
7 10 (10.99%) Technical Analyst
7 10 (10.99%) Technical Business Analyst
8 9 (9.89%) C# Developer
9 6 (6.59%) Business Systems Analyst
9 6 (6.59%) Lead Architect
9 6 (6.59%) Technical Architect
10 5 (5.49%) .NET Developer
10 5 (5.49%) Business IT Analyst
10 5 (5.49%) C# .NET Developer
10 5 (5.49%) IT Business Analyst
10 5 (5.49%) Software Developer
10 5 (5.49%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (20.88%) REST
2 18 (19.78%) SOAP
3 10 (10.99%) .NET
4 9 (9.89%) Web Services
5 8 (8.79%) Middleware
6 7 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web API
6 7 (7.69%) WCF
7 6 (6.59%) ActiveMQ
8 5 (5.49%) Ajax
8 5 (5.49%) CSS
8 5 (5.49%) CSS3
8 5 (5.49%) HTML
8 5 (5.49%) HTML5
8 5 (5.49%) jQuery
8 5 (5.49%) MSMQ
9 4 (4.40%) Dojo
9 4 (4.40%) JSON
10 3 (3.30%) .NET Framework
10 3 (3.30%) Entity Framework
10 3 (3.30%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.99%) RIA
2 5 (5.49%) IVR
3 4 (4.40%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.40%) Hybrid Cloud
3 4 (4.40%) Social Media
4 3 (3.30%) N-Tier
5 2 (2.20%) Data Structures
5 2 (2.20%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.20%) User Experience
6 1 (1.10%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.10%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.10%) Linux
1 1 (1.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (59.34%) E-Commerce
2 29 (31.87%) SOA
3 27 (29.67%) User Stories
4 22 (24.18%) TDD
5 15 (16.48%) CRM
5 15 (16.48%) Stakeholder Management
6 14 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
6 14 (15.38%) Change Management
6 14 (15.38%) Microservices
7 13 (14.29%) Analytics
7 13 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
7 13 (14.29%) Data Modelling
8 12 (13.19%) API Development
9 11 (12.09%) Scrum
9 11 (12.09%) Software Delivery
9 11 (12.09%) Test Automation
10 10 (10.99%) BDD
10 10 (10.99%) Business Analysis
11 9 (9.89%) Data Integration
11 9 (9.89%) Revenue Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (41.76%) C#
2 14 (15.38%) Java
3 12 (13.19%) C++
4 8 (8.79%) Perl
4 8 (8.79%) Python
4 8 (8.79%) Ruby
5 5 (5.49%) JavaScript
5 5 (5.49%) SQL
6 1 (1.10%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (1.10%) Degree
1 1 (1.10%) ISEB
1 1 (1.10%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.79%) QA
2 5 (5.49%) PMO
3 1 (1.10%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.10%) GDPR
3 1 (1.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 10 (10.99%) Atlassian
1 10 (10.99%) Microsoft
2 8 (8.79%) Red Hat
3 6 (6.59%) Google
4 3 (3.30%) Ensighten
4 3 (3.30%) Sitecore
5 2 (2.20%) IBM
5 2 (2.20%) Oracle
5 2 (2.20%) Pega
5 2 (2.20%) Tableau
6 1 (1.10%) Chordiant
6 1 (1.10%) Cognizant
6 1 (1.10%) hybris
6 1 (1.10%) KANA
6 1 (1.10%) Siebel