Period
to 26 May 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 26 May 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
26 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1 1 2
Rank change year-on-year 0 +1 0
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 78 68 95
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton 25.16% 29.57% 28.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 27.86% 31.48% 31.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 54 64
Luton median daily rate £475 £431 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.14% -9.21% -5.00%
10th Percentile £411 £281 £313
90th Percentile £550 £584 £638
Bedfordshire median daily rate £450 £431 £475
% change year-on-year +4.35% -9.21% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Luton median hourly rate - - -
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - - -

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 280 216 301
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton 90.32% 93.91% 89.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 222 155 213
Luton median daily rate £473 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% -5.26% -
10th Percentile £300 £268 £293
90th Percentile £575 £595 £619
Bedfordshire median daily rate £450 £425 £450
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 17
Luton median hourly rate £22.50 £14.00 £50.68
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +60.71% -72.38% +189.60%
10th Percentile £14.58 £11.90 £14.60
90th Percentile £69.00 £14.00 £50.78
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £16.17 £14.50 £46.29
% change year-on-year +11.48% -68.67% +94.88%

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 26 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Agile Software Development in Luton

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 32 (41.03%) C#
2 25 (32.05%) TDD
3 24 (30.77%) E-Commerce
3 24 (30.77%) TeamCity
4 20 (25.64%) Stakeholder Management
5 19 (24.36%) Test Automation
5 19 (24.36%) Waterfall
6 18 (23.08%) SpecFlow
7 17 (21.79%) Continuous Integration
7 17 (21.79%) SDET
7 17 (21.79%) Scrum
8 16 (20.51%) Python
8 16 (20.51%) Java
8 16 (20.51%) Selenium
8 16 (20.51%) Software Delivery
8 16 (20.51%) JBehave
8 16 (20.51%) Cucumber
8 16 (20.51%) SoapUI
9 15 (19.23%) JIRA
10 14 (17.95%) Ruby
10 14 (17.95%) Retail
10 14 (17.95%) BDD
11 13 (16.67%) User Stories
11 13 (16.67%) Perl
12 12 (15.38%) PRINCE2
12 12 (15.38%) Microservices
12 12 (15.38%) Mentoring
12 12 (15.38%) Git (software)
13 11 (14.10%) Amazon AWS
13 11 (14.10%) Migration

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 8 (10.26%) Confluence
2 3 (3.85%) Apache Spark
2 3 (3.85%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.28%) Apache
3 1 (1.28%) Apache Pig
3 1 (1.28%) Cloud Foundry
Business Applications
1 2 (2.56%) SAP CO
1 2 (2.56%) SAP FI
1 2 (2.56%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 11 (14.10%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (5.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.56%) Amazon EMR
3 2 (2.56%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (2.56%) SaaS
4 1 (1.28%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.56%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (11.54%) Hadoop
2 8 (10.26%) Big Data
3 6 (7.69%) SQL Server
4 5 (6.41%) Apache Hive
5 4 (5.13%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (3.85%) Impala
6 3 (3.85%) Relational Database
6 3 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (2.56%) Apache Kudu
7 2 (2.56%) OLTP
7 2 (2.56%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.28%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (1.28%) HBase
8 1 (1.28%) Mahout
8 1 (1.28%) MongoDB
8 1 (1.28%) NoSQL
8 1 (1.28%) Parquet
Development Applications
1 24 (30.77%) TeamCity
2 18 (23.08%) SpecFlow
3 16 (20.51%) Cucumber
3 16 (20.51%) JBehave
3 16 (20.51%) Selenium
3 16 (20.51%) SoapUI
4 15 (19.23%) JIRA
5 12 (15.38%) Git (software)
6 10 (12.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 10 (12.82%) Jenkins
7 7 (8.97%) JUnit
7 7 (8.97%) TestNG
8 6 (7.69%) WebDriver
9 5 (6.41%) Ant
9 5 (6.41%) Maven
10 3 (3.85%) Octopus Deploy
10 3 (3.85%) Visual Studio
11 1 (1.28%) Subversion
General
1 14 (17.95%) Retail
2 10 (12.82%) Finance
3 4 (5.13%) Marketing
4 1 (1.28%) Advertising
4 1 (1.28%) Back Office
4 1 (1.28%) Legal
Job Titles
1 19 (24.36%) Developer
2 14 (17.95%) Analyst
3 13 (16.67%) Business Analyst
4 12 (15.38%) Project Manager
5 8 (10.26%) Senior Developer
6 7 (8.97%) C# Developer
7 6 (7.69%) Consultant
7 6 (7.69%) Technical Analyst
7 6 (7.69%) Technical Business Analyst
8 5 (6.41%) Architect
8 5 (6.41%) Delivery Manager
9 4 (5.13%) .NET Developer
9 4 (5.13%) Data Business Analyst
9 4 (5.13%) Data Migration Analyst
9 4 (5.13%) Data Migration Business Analyst
9 4 (5.13%) IT Manager
9 4 (5.13%) Migration Analyst
9 4 (5.13%) SAP Manager
9 4 (5.13%) SAP Project Manager
9 4 (5.13%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (12.82%) Web Services
2 9 (11.54%) REST
2 9 (11.54%) SOAP
3 8 (10.26%) WCF
4 6 (7.69%) .NET
5 5 (6.41%) Middleware
5 5 (6.41%) Swagger
6 3 (3.85%) .NET Core
6 3 (3.85%) ASP.NET
6 3 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (3.85%) ASP.NET Web API
6 3 (3.85%) Kafka
6 3 (3.85%) LINQ
7 2 (2.56%) J2EE
7 2 (2.56%) XML
7 2 (2.56%) XML Messaging
8 1 (1.28%) Apache Camel
8 1 (1.28%) JSON
8 1 (1.28%) Velocity
8 1 (1.28%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.85%) RIA
2 2 (2.56%) Infotainment
2 2 (2.56%) User Experience
3 1 (1.28%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.28%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.28%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.85%) Linux
2 2 (2.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (32.05%) TDD
2 24 (30.77%) E-Commerce
3 20 (25.64%) Stakeholder Management
4 19 (24.36%) Test Automation
4 19 (24.36%) Waterfall
5 17 (21.79%) Continuous Integration
5 17 (21.79%) Scrum
5 17 (21.79%) SDET
6 16 (20.51%) Software Delivery
7 14 (17.95%) BDD
8 13 (16.67%) User Stories
9 12 (15.38%) Mentoring
9 12 (15.38%) Microservices
9 12 (15.38%) PRINCE2
10 11 (14.10%) Migration
10 11 (14.10%) Project Management
10 11 (14.10%) User Acceptance Testing
11 10 (12.82%) Analytics
11 10 (12.82%) Data Modelling
12 9 (11.54%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 32 (41.03%) C#
2 16 (20.51%) Java
2 16 (20.51%) Python
3 14 (17.95%) Ruby
4 13 (16.67%) Perl
5 11 (14.10%) SQL
6 2 (2.56%) PowerShell
6 2 (2.56%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.28%) Java 8
7 1 (1.28%) R
Qualifications
1 1 (1.28%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (1.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.26%) QA
2 1 (1.28%) PMO
System Software
1 3 (3.85%) Apache Flume
2 2 (2.56%) HDFS
3 1 (1.28%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 4 (5.13%) Kibana
2 3 (3.85%) Oozie
3 1 (1.28%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 5 (6.41%) Atlassian
2 4 (5.13%) Google
2 4 (5.13%) SAP
3 3 (3.85%) Alteryx
3 3 (3.85%) Tableau
4 2 (2.56%) hybris
4 2 (2.56%) IBM
5 1 (1.28%) CA Agile Central
5 1 (1.28%) Pega
5 1 (1.28%) Perforce
5 1 (1.28%) Talend