Period
to 16 January 2019

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 16 January 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
Bedfordshire > Luton
6 months to
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 4 2 1
Rank change year-on-year -2 -1 +6
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 37 86 72
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton 14.80% 28.67% 28.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 16.16% 31.73% 31.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 81 46
Luton median daily rate £475 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% -5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £361 £403 £358
90th Percentile £600 £650 £638
Bedfordshire median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Luton median hourly rate £50.00 - -
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £50.00 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year +25.00% - -

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 229 271 226
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton 91.60% 90.33% 87.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 209 139
Luton median daily rate £431 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.17% +2.86% +2.94%
10th Percentile £237 £318 £308
90th Percentile £588 £625 £631
Bedfordshire median daily rate £425 £445 £425
% change year-on-year -4.49% +4.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 7
Luton median hourly rate £50.00 £50.22 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.43% +258.68% -59.42%
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £27.50 £19.00 £13.03
% change year-on-year +44.74% +45.87% -65.27%

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 16 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Agile Software Development in Luton

For the 6 months to 16 January 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 Luton region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 16 (43.24%) Retail
2 15 (40.54%) E-Commerce
3 13 (35.14%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (27.03%) Waterfall
5 9 (24.32%) .NET
6 8 (21.62%) SQL Server
6 8 (21.62%) SOA
6 8 (21.62%) DevOps
7 7 (18.92%) Microservices
7 7 (18.92%) Big Data
7 7 (18.92%) Elasticsearch
7 7 (18.92%) Scrum
7 7 (18.92%) C#
8 6 (16.22%) SQL
8 6 (16.22%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (16.22%) Project Management
8 6 (16.22%) TDD
9 5 (13.51%) Marketing
9 5 (13.51%) .NET Framework
9 5 (13.51%) JIRA
9 5 (13.51%) LINQ
9 5 (13.51%) Dependency Injection
9 5 (13.51%) Git (software)
9 5 (13.51%) Data Integration
9 5 (13.51%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (13.51%) Entity Framework
9 5 (13.51%) ASP.NET Web API
9 5 (13.51%) .NET Core
10 4 (10.81%) Decision-Making
10 4 (10.81%) User-Centered Design (UCD)

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 7 (18.92%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (8.11%) Apache Spark
3 2 (5.41%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (5.41%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (35.14%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (10.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (8.11%) Serverless
4 2 (5.41%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 2 (5.41%) Amazon Kinesis
4 2 (5.41%) Amazon SQS
4 2 (5.41%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (2.70%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (2.70%) Amazon EMR
5 1 (2.70%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.70%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (21.62%) SQL Server
2 7 (18.92%) Big Data
3 5 (13.51%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (10.81%) Relational Database
5 3 (8.11%) Apache Hive
5 3 (8.11%) Apache Kudu
5 3 (8.11%) Hadoop
5 3 (8.11%) Impala
5 3 (8.11%) OLTP
5 3 (8.11%) RDBMS
6 2 (5.41%) Amazon Athena
6 2 (5.41%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 2 (5.41%) Amazon QuickSight
6 2 (5.41%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (5.41%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 5 (13.51%) Git (software)
1 5 (13.51%) JIRA
2 4 (10.81%) Visual Studio
3 3 (8.11%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (5.41%) Jenkins
4 2 (5.41%) Octopus Deploy
4 2 (5.41%) TeamCity
5 1 (2.70%) Axure RP
5 1 (2.70%) Subversion
5 1 (2.70%) Vagrant
General
1 16 (43.24%) Retail
2 5 (13.51%) Marketing
3 3 (8.11%) Finance
4 1 (2.70%) Legal
4 1 (2.70%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 10 (27.03%) Architect
2 8 (21.62%) Developer
3 6 (16.22%) .NET Developer
3 6 (16.22%) Project Manager
3 6 (16.22%) Solutions Architect
4 5 (13.51%) Technical Architect
5 4 (10.81%) Analyst
5 4 (10.81%) Business Analyst
5 4 (10.81%) Designer
5 4 (10.81%) UX Designer
6 3 (8.11%) Integration Architect
6 3 (8.11%) Software Manager
6 3 (8.11%) Software Project Manager
7 2 (5.41%) Data Architect
7 2 (5.41%) Data Integration Architect
7 2 (5.41%) Delivery Manager
7 2 (5.41%) Delivery Project Manager
7 2 (5.41%) Lead Architect
7 2 (5.41%) Technical Leader
7 2 (5.41%) Technical Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (24.32%) .NET
2 5 (13.51%) .NET Core
2 5 (13.51%) .NET Framework
2 5 (13.51%) ASP.NET Web API
2 5 (13.51%) Entity Framework
2 5 (13.51%) LINQ
3 4 (10.81%) ASP.NET
3 4 (10.81%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (10.81%) Web Services
4 3 (8.11%) Kafka
5 2 (5.41%) HTML
5 2 (5.41%) Java EE
5 2 (5.41%) Middleware
5 2 (5.41%) Spring
6 1 (2.70%) CSS
6 1 (2.70%) React
6 1 (2.70%) Redux
6 1 (2.70%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (10.81%) User Experience
2 2 (5.41%) Algorithms
2 2 (5.41%) N-Tier
2 2 (5.41%) RIA
3 1 (2.70%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.11%) Linux
1 3 (8.11%) Unix
2 2 (5.41%) Windows
3 1 (2.70%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (40.54%) E-Commerce
2 10 (27.03%) Waterfall
3 8 (21.62%) DevOps
3 8 (21.62%) SOA
4 7 (18.92%) Microservices
4 7 (18.92%) Scrum
5 6 (16.22%) Project Management
5 6 (16.22%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (16.22%) TDD
6 5 (13.51%) Data Integration
6 5 (13.51%) Dependency Injection
7 4 (10.81%) Change Management
7 4 (10.81%) CQRS
7 4 (10.81%) Decision-Making
7 4 (10.81%) MVC
7 4 (10.81%) Responsive Web Design
7 4 (10.81%) Software Delivery
7 4 (10.81%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
8 3 (8.11%) CRM
8 3 (8.11%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 7 (18.92%) C#
2 6 (16.22%) SQL
3 3 (8.11%) Python
3 3 (8.11%) Shell Script
4 2 (5.41%) Java
4 2 (5.41%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.70%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.70%) ES6
5 1 (2.70%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (2.70%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (2.70%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.11%) QA
2 2 (5.41%) GDPR
System Software
1 3 (8.11%) Apache Flume
1 3 (8.11%) HDFS
2 1 (2.70%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (10.81%) Kibana
2 3 (8.11%) Oozie
3 2 (5.41%) Terraform
4 1 (2.70%) Ansible
4 1 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.70%) Packer
4 1 (2.70%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (10.81%) Google
2 3 (8.11%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.11%) Red Hat
3 2 (5.41%) Atlassian
3 2 (5.41%) SAP
4 1 (2.70%) Alteryx
4 1 (2.70%) Dynatrace
4 1 (2.70%) hybris
4 1 (2.70%) Tableau
4 1 (2.70%) TIBCO