Period
to 22 February 2018

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 22 February 2018 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
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 2 1 4
Rank change year-on-year -1 +3 -2
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 90 71 70
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton 28.85% 32.42% 21.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 31.47% 37.57% 24.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 50 46
Luton median daily rate £450 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -10.00%
10th Percentile £407 £358 £313
90th Percentile £645 £638 £616
Bedfordshire median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Luton median hourly rate - - -
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £40.00 - -

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 286 189 289
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton 91.67% 86.30% 88.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 223 126 205
Luton median daily rate £450 £450 £450
10th Percentile £311 £326 £293
90th Percentile £625 £634 £610
Bedfordshire median daily rate £450 £438 £438
% change year-on-year +2.86% - +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 29
Luton median hourly rate £32.39 £14.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +131.36% -65.00% +77.78%
10th Percentile £16.78 £11.25 £12.00
90th Percentile £47.20 £14.00 £50.68
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £14.75 £14.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +5.36% -65.00% +128.57%

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 22 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Agile Software Development in Luton

For the 6 months to 22 February 2018, 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 51 (56.67%) E-Commerce
2 45 (50.00%) C#
3 34 (37.78%) TDD
4 28 (31.11%) TeamCity
5 26 (28.89%) Continuous Integration
6 25 (27.78%) Retail
7 24 (26.67%) Software Delivery
8 23 (25.56%) Test Automation
8 23 (25.56%) JIRA
8 23 (25.56%) Java
9 22 (24.44%) SpecFlow
10 21 (23.33%) Cucumber
10 21 (23.33%) Selenium
11 20 (22.22%) Ruby
11 20 (22.22%) Perl
11 20 (22.22%) Python
11 20 (22.22%) SoapUI
11 20 (22.22%) JBehave
11 20 (22.22%) SDET
12 18 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
13 17 (18.89%) Scrum
13 17 (18.89%) User Stories
13 17 (18.89%) BDD
13 17 (18.89%) REST
14 16 (17.78%) Confluence
14 16 (17.78%) Git (software)
14 16 (17.78%) SOAP
15 15 (16.67%) Web Services
15 15 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
15 15 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery

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 16 (17.78%) Confluence
2 1 (1.11%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 2 (2.22%) Adobe Campaign
1 2 (2.22%) SAP CO
1 2 (2.22%) SAP FI
1 2 (2.22%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (1.11%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.22%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.11%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.22%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.22%) Relational Database
1 2 (2.22%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.11%) Big Data
2 1 (1.11%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.11%) Hadoop
2 1 (1.11%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 28 (31.11%) TeamCity
2 23 (25.56%) JIRA
3 22 (24.44%) SpecFlow
4 21 (23.33%) Cucumber
4 21 (23.33%) Selenium
5 20 (22.22%) JBehave
5 20 (22.22%) SoapUI
6 16 (17.78%) Git (software)
7 12 (13.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 12 (13.33%) Jenkins
7 12 (13.33%) JUnit
7 12 (13.33%) TestNG
8 11 (12.22%) Ant
8 11 (12.22%) Maven
8 11 (12.22%) WebDriver
9 2 (2.22%) Subversion
9 2 (2.22%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 25 (27.78%) Retail
2 7 (7.78%) Finance
3 2 (2.22%) Marketing
4 1 (1.11%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 34 (37.78%) Developer
2 20 (22.22%) Analyst
3 19 (21.11%) Business Analyst
4 15 (16.67%) C# Developer
5 13 (14.44%) Technical Analyst
5 13 (14.44%) Technical Business Analyst
6 12 (13.33%) Architect
7 10 (11.11%) Senior Developer
8 9 (10.00%) Software Developer
9 8 (8.89%) Consultant
9 8 (8.89%) Developer in Test
10 7 (7.78%) Lead Architect
10 7 (7.78%) Project Manager
10 7 (7.78%) Solutions Architect
11 6 (6.67%) Senior Software Developer
11 6 (6.67%) Test Engineer
12 5 (5.56%) .NET Developer
12 5 (5.56%) Business Systems Analyst
12 5 (5.56%) Software Test Engineer
12 5 (5.56%) Test Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (18.89%) REST
2 16 (17.78%) SOAP
3 15 (16.67%) Web Services
4 14 (15.56%) WCF
5 12 (13.33%) Middleware
6 8 (8.89%) .NET
7 3 (3.33%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2 (2.22%) .NET Framework
8 2 (2.22%) Entity Framework
8 2 (2.22%) LINQ
8 2 (2.22%) Swagger
8 2 (2.22%) Unity DI Container
9 1 (1.11%) ActiveMQ
9 1 (1.11%) AngularJS
9 1 (1.11%) ASP.NET
9 1 (1.11%) Gherkin
9 1 (1.11%) JSON
9 1 (1.11%) XML
9 1 (1.11%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.11%) RIA
2 5 (5.56%) IVR
3 2 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.22%) Data Structures
3 2 (2.22%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.11%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (1.11%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.11%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.11%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.11%) Linux
1 1 (1.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (56.67%) E-Commerce
2 34 (37.78%) TDD
3 26 (28.89%) Continuous Integration
4 24 (26.67%) Software Delivery
5 23 (25.56%) Test Automation
6 20 (22.22%) SDET
7 18 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 17 (18.89%) BDD
8 17 (18.89%) Scrum
8 17 (18.89%) User Stories
9 15 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
9 15 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
10 14 (15.56%) Business Analysis
11 13 (14.44%) Migration
12 12 (13.33%) ATDD
12 12 (13.33%) CRM
12 12 (13.33%) Defect Management
12 12 (13.33%) Feature Driven Development
12 12 (13.33%) SOA
13 11 (12.22%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 45 (50.00%) C#
2 23 (25.56%) Java
3 20 (22.22%) Perl
3 20 (22.22%) Python
3 20 (22.22%) Ruby
4 9 (10.00%) SQL
5 1 (1.11%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (2.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (15.56%) QA
2 1 (1.11%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.11%) GDPR
Vendors
1 11 (12.22%) Atlassian
2 3 (3.33%) Pega
2 3 (3.33%) SAP
3 2 (2.22%) Google
3 2 (2.22%) IBM
4 1 (1.11%) Chordiant
4 1 (1.11%) Cognizant
4 1 (1.11%) hybris
4 1 (1.11%) KANA
4 1 (1.11%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.11%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.11%) Siebel