Period
to 14 August 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 14 August 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
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 4 1 2
Rank change year-on-year -3 +1 +6
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 50 84 80
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton 17.18% 29.58% 24.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 18.66% 32.06% 27.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 68 53
Luton median daily rate £510 £450 £485
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -7.22% +2.11%
10th Percentile £413 £270 £365
90th Percentile £588 £575 £635
Bedfordshire median daily rate £500 £420 £475
% change year-on-year +19.05% -11.58% -
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 268 262 294
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton 92.10% 92.25% 88.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 210 186 205
Luton median daily rate £450 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.86% -2.78%
10th Percentile £291 £269 £275
90th Percentile £584 £581 £604
Bedfordshire median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 7
Luton median hourly rate £25.00 £14.00 £46.07
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +78.57% -69.61% +268.56%
10th Percentile £17.81 £14.00 £24.35
90th Percentile £76.25 £14.00 £50.78
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year -5.56% -60.00% +100.00%

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 14 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Agile Software Development in Luton

For the 6 months to 14 August 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 23 (46.00%) Waterfall
2 18 (36.00%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 15 (30.00%) Scrum
4 14 (28.00%) E-Commerce
4 14 (28.00%) Analytics
5 13 (26.00%) Big Data
5 13 (26.00%) Hadoop
5 13 (26.00%) Retail
6 12 (24.00%) PRINCE2
7 11 (22.00%) Project Management
8 10 (20.00%) Data Modelling
8 10 (20.00%) SQL Server
9 9 (18.00%) Marketing
9 9 (18.00%) Apache Hive
9 9 (18.00%) Line Management
9 9 (18.00%) Microservices
10 8 (16.00%) hybris
10 8 (16.00%) TeamCity
10 8 (16.00%) TDD
10 8 (16.00%) C#
11 7 (14.00%) Business Intelligence
11 7 (14.00%) Python
11 7 (14.00%) Finance
11 7 (14.00%) JIRA
11 7 (14.00%) BDD
11 7 (14.00%) Infrastructure Management
11 7 (14.00%) Relational Database
11 7 (14.00%) Data Science
12 6 (12.00%) Oozie

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 6 (12.00%) Apache Spark
2 5 (10.00%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.00%) Apache
3 1 (2.00%) Apache Pig
3 1 (2.00%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (2.00%) CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 18 (36.00%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (8.00%) Amazon EMR
2 4 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.00%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (4.00%) SaaS
4 1 (2.00%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (2.00%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (2.00%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (26.00%) Big Data
1 13 (26.00%) Hadoop
2 10 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 9 (18.00%) Apache Hive
4 7 (14.00%) Relational Database
5 6 (12.00%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (12.00%) Impala
5 6 (12.00%) RDBMS
5 6 (12.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (10.00%) Apache Kudu
6 5 (10.00%) OLTP
7 1 (2.00%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (2.00%) HBase
7 1 (2.00%) Mahout
7 1 (2.00%) MongoDB
7 1 (2.00%) MySQL
7 1 (2.00%) NoSQL
7 1 (2.00%) Parquet
Development Applications
1 8 (16.00%) TeamCity
2 7 (14.00%) JIRA
3 6 (12.00%) Git (software)
4 5 (10.00%) Jenkins
4 5 (10.00%) SpecFlow
5 4 (8.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 4 (8.00%) Cucumber
5 4 (8.00%) JBehave
5 4 (8.00%) Selenium
5 4 (8.00%) SoapUI
6 3 (6.00%) Octopus Deploy
6 3 (6.00%) Subversion
6 3 (6.00%) Visual Studio
7 1 (2.00%) JUnit
7 1 (2.00%) TestNG
7 1 (2.00%) WebDriver
General
1 13 (26.00%) Retail
2 9 (18.00%) Marketing
3 7 (14.00%) Finance
4 3 (6.00%) Back Office
5 1 (2.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (20.00%) Architect
1 10 (20.00%) Project Manager
2 6 (12.00%) Delivery Manager
3 5 (10.00%) IT Manager
4 4 (8.00%) Analyst
4 4 (8.00%) Big Data Architect
4 4 (8.00%) Business Analyst
4 4 (8.00%) Data Architect
4 4 (8.00%) Developer
5 3 (6.00%) .NET Developer
5 3 (6.00%) Senior .NET Developer
5 3 (6.00%) Senior Developer
5 3 (6.00%) Technical Manager
5 3 (6.00%) Technical Project Manager
5 3 (6.00%) Web Manager
6 2 (4.00%) IT Project Manager
6 2 (4.00%) SAP Project Manager
6 2 (4.00%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (4.00%) Technical Architect
6 2 (4.00%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.00%) Kafka
1 6 (12.00%) Web Services
2 5 (10.00%) .NET
2 5 (10.00%) J2EE
3 3 (6.00%) .NET Core
3 3 (6.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (6.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (6.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 3 (6.00%) JMS
3 3 (6.00%) LINQ
3 3 (6.00%) Servlets
3 3 (6.00%) Swagger
4 2 (4.00%) EJB
4 2 (4.00%) JDBC
4 2 (4.00%) JPA
4 2 (4.00%) Spring
4 2 (4.00%) XML
4 2 (4.00%) XML Messaging
5 1 (2.00%) Hibernate
5 1 (2.00%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.00%) Enterprise Software
1 3 (6.00%) User Experience
2 2 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.00%) Infotainment
3 1 (2.00%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.00%) Linux
2 5 (10.00%) Unix
3 1 (2.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (46.00%) Waterfall
2 15 (30.00%) Scrum
2 15 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 14 (28.00%) Analytics
3 14 (28.00%) E-Commerce
4 12 (24.00%) PRINCE2
5 11 (22.00%) Project Management
6 10 (20.00%) Data Modelling
7 9 (18.00%) Line Management
7 9 (18.00%) Microservices
8 8 (16.00%) TDD
9 7 (14.00%) BDD
9 7 (14.00%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (14.00%) Data Science
9 7 (14.00%) Infrastructure Management
10 6 (12.00%) B2B
11 5 (10.00%) DevOps
11 5 (10.00%) Migration
11 5 (10.00%) Risk Management
11 5 (10.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 8 (16.00%) C#
2 7 (14.00%) Python
3 6 (12.00%) Java
4 5 (10.00%) Shell Script
4 5 (10.00%) SQL
5 2 (4.00%) PowerShell
5 2 (4.00%) Ruby
6 1 (2.00%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.00%) Perl
6 1 (2.00%) R
Qualifications
1 1 (2.00%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (2.00%) PMI Certification
1 1 (2.00%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.00%) QA
2 2 (4.00%) PMO
System Software
1 6 (12.00%) Apache Flume
2 5 (10.00%) HDFS
3 1 (2.00%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (2.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (12.00%) Oozie
2 4 (8.00%) Kibana
3 1 (2.00%) Ansible
3 1 (2.00%) Hadoop YARN
3 1 (2.00%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.00%) Puppet
3 1 (2.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 8 (16.00%) hybris
2 4 (8.00%) Alteryx
2 4 (8.00%) Google
2 4 (8.00%) SAP
2 4 (8.00%) Tableau
3 3 (6.00%) CA Agile Central
3 3 (6.00%) IBM
3 3 (6.00%) Perforce
4 2 (4.00%) TIBCO
5 1 (2.00%) BT
5 1 (2.00%) Oracle
5 1 (2.00%) Talend