Period
to 22 October 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 October 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 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 5 2 2
Rank change year-on-year -3 0 +16
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 42 93 73
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton 14.95% 29.43% 24.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 16.34% 31.63% 27.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 82 48
Luton median daily rate £490 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.89% -5.26% +18.75%
10th Percentile £363 £350 £411
90th Percentile £588 £595 £610
Bedfordshire median daily rate £463 £450 £475
% change year-on-year +2.78% -5.26% +18.75%
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 257 294 261
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton 91.46% 93.04% 89.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 223 176
Luton median daily rate £438 £470 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.91% +10.59% -
10th Percentile £275 £308 £266
90th Percentile £588 £613 £591
Bedfordshire median daily rate £425 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 4
Luton median hourly rate £17.88 £50.22 £24.03
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -64.40% +109.01% +108.91%
10th Percentile £16.06 £49.02 £11.55
90th Percentile £19.59 £50.75 £46.95
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £16.58 £27.75 £35.50
% change year-on-year -40.24% -21.83% +36.54%

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 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Agile Software Development in Luton

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 19 (45.24%) Retail
2 17 (40.48%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (40.48%) Waterfall
3 14 (33.33%) Big Data
3 14 (33.33%) Scrum
3 14 (33.33%) E-Commerce
4 12 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
5 11 (26.19%) SQL Server
5 11 (26.19%) Analytics
6 10 (23.81%) Hadoop
6 10 (23.81%) Marketing
7 9 (21.43%) Project Management
7 9 (21.43%) Apache Hive
7 9 (21.43%) Relational Database
8 8 (19.05%) Impala
8 8 (19.05%) Kafka
8 8 (19.05%) Apache Flume
8 8 (19.05%) Oozie
8 8 (19.05%) RDBMS
8 8 (19.05%) Python
9 7 (16.67%) PRINCE2
9 7 (16.67%) Unix
9 7 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (16.67%) OLTP
9 7 (16.67%) Web Services
9 7 (16.67%) Shell Script
9 7 (16.67%) Finance
9 7 (16.67%) HDFS
9 7 (16.67%) Microservices
9 7 (16.67%) Apache Spark

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 (16.67%) Apache Spark
2 5 (11.90%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.38%) Apache
3 1 (2.38%) Apache Pig
3 1 (2.38%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (2.38%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (2.38%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) SAP CRM
1 1 (2.38%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 17 (40.48%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (7.14%) Amazon EMR
2 3 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.76%) SaaS
4 1 (2.38%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (2.38%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (2.38%) Datadog
4 1 (2.38%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.38%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (33.33%) Big Data
2 11 (26.19%) SQL Server
3 10 (23.81%) Hadoop
4 9 (21.43%) Apache Hive
4 9 (21.43%) Relational Database
5 8 (19.05%) Impala
5 8 (19.05%) RDBMS
6 7 (16.67%) Apache Kudu
6 7 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (16.67%) OLTP
7 4 (9.52%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (2.38%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (2.38%) HBase
8 1 (2.38%) Mahout
8 1 (2.38%) MongoDB
8 1 (2.38%) MySQL
8 1 (2.38%) NoSQL
8 1 (2.38%) Parquet
Development Applications
1 5 (11.90%) Git (software)
2 3 (7.14%) JIRA
2 3 (7.14%) Octopus Deploy
2 3 (7.14%) TeamCity
2 3 (7.14%) Visual Studio
3 2 (4.76%) Jenkins
3 2 (4.76%) Subversion
4 1 (2.38%) Axure RP
4 1 (2.38%) Vagrant
General
1 19 (45.24%) Retail
2 10 (23.81%) Marketing
3 7 (16.67%) Finance
4 2 (4.76%) Back Office
5 1 (2.38%) Legal
5 1 (2.38%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 12 (28.57%) Architect
2 9 (21.43%) Project Manager
3 4 (9.52%) Analyst
3 4 (9.52%) Big Data Architect
3 4 (9.52%) Business Analyst
3 4 (9.52%) Data Architect
3 4 (9.52%) Developer
3 4 (9.52%) Technical Architect
3 4 (9.52%) Technical Manager
3 4 (9.52%) Technical Project Manager
4 3 (7.14%) .NET Developer
4 3 (7.14%) Delivery Manager
4 3 (7.14%) Designer
4 3 (7.14%) SAP Manager
4 3 (7.14%) SAP Project Manager
4 3 (7.14%) UX Designer
5 2 (4.76%) E-Commerce Manager
5 2 (4.76%) Integration Architect
5 2 (4.76%) IT Manager
5 2 (4.76%) IT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (19.05%) Kafka
2 7 (16.67%) Web Services
3 6 (14.29%) .NET
4 3 (7.14%) .NET Core
4 3 (7.14%) ASP.NET
4 3 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web API
4 3 (7.14%) J2EE
4 3 (7.14%) JMS
4 3 (7.14%) LINQ
4 3 (7.14%) Servlets
5 2 (4.76%) .NET Framework
5 2 (4.76%) EJB
5 2 (4.76%) Entity Framework
5 2 (4.76%) JDBC
5 2 (4.76%) JPA
5 2 (4.76%) Spring
6 1 (2.38%) Apache Avro
6 1 (2.38%) Hibernate
6 1 (2.38%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (11.90%) User Experience
3 2 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.38%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.38%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.38%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 7 (16.67%) Unix
2 6 (14.29%) Linux
3 1 (2.38%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (40.48%) Waterfall
2 14 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 14 (33.33%) Scrum
3 12 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (26.19%) Analytics
5 9 (21.43%) Project Management
6 7 (16.67%) Microservices
6 7 (16.67%) PRINCE2
7 6 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (14.29%) Data Engineering
7 6 (14.29%) Data Modelling
8 5 (11.90%) CRM
8 5 (11.90%) Data Science
8 5 (11.90%) DevOps
8 5 (11.90%) Infrastructure Management
8 5 (11.90%) Responsive Web Design
9 4 (9.52%) Migration
10 3 (7.14%) B2B
10 3 (7.14%) B2C
10 3 (7.14%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 8 (19.05%) Python
2 7 (16.67%) Shell Script
3 4 (9.52%) Java
4 3 (7.14%) C#
4 3 (7.14%) PowerShell
4 3 (7.14%) SQL
5 1 (2.38%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.38%) R
5 1 (2.38%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (2.38%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (2.38%) PMI Certification
1 1 (2.38%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.90%) QA
2 1 (2.38%) GDPR
2 1 (2.38%) PMO
System Software
1 8 (19.05%) Apache Flume
2 7 (16.67%) HDFS
3 1 (2.38%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (2.38%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (19.05%) Oozie
2 4 (9.52%) Kibana
3 2 (4.76%) Terraform
4 1 (2.38%) Ansible
4 1 (2.38%) Hadoop YARN
4 1 (2.38%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.38%) Packer
4 1 (2.38%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (14.29%) hybris
2 5 (11.90%) SAP
3 3 (7.14%) Google
4 2 (4.76%) Alteryx
4 2 (4.76%) CA Agile Central
4 2 (4.76%) Perforce
4 2 (4.76%) Tableau
4 2 (4.76%) TIBCO
5 1 (2.38%) BT
5 1 (2.38%) Dynatrace
5 1 (2.38%) IBM
5 1 (2.38%) Oracle
5 1 (2.38%) Talend