Period
to 18 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 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 18 January 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
East Midlands > Northamptonshire
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1 3 5
Rank change year-on-year +2 +2 0
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 194 215 102
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 31.04% 22.68% 14.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 37.67% 26.48% 17.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 161 97
Northamptonshire median daily rate £400 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% -5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £283 £313 £300
90th Percentile £538 £600 £600
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northamptonshire median hourly rate - - -
East Midlands median hourly rate £45.00 £21.80 £45.63
% change year-on-year +106.42% -52.22% -

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 Northamptonshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Northamptonshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 515 812 587
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 82.40% 85.65% 84.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 322 567 401
Northamptonshire median daily rate £400 £420 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +1.82% -2.94%
10th Percentile £231 £225 £250
90th Percentile £538 £575 £563
East Midlands median daily rate £399 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +3.57% +2.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 20 14
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £11.09 £13.75 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.38% -17.91% +8.06%
10th Percentile £10.29 £10.50 £9.48
90th Percentile £14.80 £32.95 £18.52
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.45 £14.50 £16.06
% change year-on-year +6.55% -9.69% -2.70%

Agile Software Development
Job Vacancy Trend in Northamptonshire

Job postings citing Agile Software Development as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire.

Job vacancy trend for Agile Software Development in Northamptonshire

Agile Software Development
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Agile Software Development in Northamptonshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Agile Software Development in Northamptonshire

Agile Software Development
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Agile Software Development in Northamptonshire over the 6 months to 18 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Agile Software Development in Northamptonshire

Agile Software Development
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Software Development within the Northamptonshire region over the 6 months to 18 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northampton +3 109 £350 -12.50% 18
Kettering - 3 £325 - 1
Agile Software Development
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Agile Software Development also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Northamptonshire region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 91 (46.91%) Java
2 53 (27.32%) E-Commerce
3 52 (26.80%) Spring
4 49 (25.26%) Scrum
5 45 (23.20%) TDD
6 43 (22.16%) Finance
7 40 (20.62%) SQL
7 40 (20.62%) Oracle
8 37 (19.07%) JUnit
9 35 (18.04%) Java EE
10 32 (16.49%) Maven
11 31 (15.98%) J2EE
11 31 (15.98%) JavaScript
11 31 (15.98%) HTML
12 30 (15.46%) OO
12 30 (15.46%) Test Automation
12 30 (15.46%) SDLC
13 29 (14.95%) NoSQL
14 28 (14.43%) BDD
14 28 (14.43%) RESTful
14 28 (14.43%) Microservices
15 27 (13.92%) Waterfall
15 27 (13.92%) Web Services
15 27 (13.92%) Hibernate
16 26 (13.40%) Banking
17 25 (12.89%) CSS
18 24 (12.37%) JIRA
19 23 (11.86%) Project Management
19 23 (11.86%) Jenkins
20 22 (11.34%) Git (software)

Agile Software Development
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northamptonshire 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 10 (5.15%) JBoss
2 8 (4.12%) Tomcat
3 5 (2.58%) Confluence
4 4 (2.06%) Documentum
5 2 (1.03%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 2 (1.03%) Apache
5 2 (1.03%) Apache Spark
5 2 (1.03%) CMS
5 2 (1.03%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.03%) WordPress
6 1 (0.52%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 5 (2.58%) Microsoft Office
1 5 (2.58%) OmniGraffle
2 4 (2.06%) Microsoft Project
2 4 (2.06%) Simulink
3 2 (1.03%) InVision
4 1 (0.52%) UserZoom
Business Applications
1 4 (2.06%) Infor CloudSuite
1 4 (2.06%) Infor M3
2 2 (1.03%) SAP Hybris
2 2 (1.03%) Temenos T24
3 1 (0.52%) Oracle SCM
Cloud Services
1 13 (6.70%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (6.19%) Google Analytics
3 8 (4.12%) PaaS
4 5 (2.58%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 2 (1.03%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (1.03%) Amazon ELB
5 2 (1.03%) Amazon S3
5 2 (1.03%) OpenShift
5 2 (1.03%) Route 53
5 2 (1.03%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (0.52%) npm
6 1 (0.52%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.67%) Internet
2 9 (4.64%) Unified Communications
3 3 (1.55%) HTTPS
4 2 (1.03%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (14.95%) NoSQL
2 16 (8.25%) Relational Database
3 15 (7.73%) RDBMS
4 14 (7.22%) MongoDB
5 13 (6.70%) SQL Server
6 7 (3.61%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (3.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (2.58%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (2.06%) Spotfire
10 3 (1.55%) MySQL
11 1 (0.52%) DB2
11 1 (0.52%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.52%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (0.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 37 (19.07%) JUnit
2 32 (16.49%) Maven
3 24 (12.37%) JIRA
4 23 (11.86%) Jenkins
5 22 (11.34%) Git (software)
6 13 (6.70%) Cucumber
7 12 (6.19%) Selenium
8 10 (5.15%) Gradle
9 7 (3.61%) Axure RP
9 7 (3.61%) SonarQube
10 6 (3.09%) Grunt
10 6 (3.09%) IntelliJ
10 6 (3.09%) JProfiler
11 5 (2.58%) Eclipse
11 5 (2.58%) Sonatype Nexus
12 4 (2.06%) JSUnit
12 4 (2.06%) ProC
13 3 (1.55%) Bitbucket
14 2 (1.03%) Jasmine
14 2 (1.03%) Vagrant
General
1 43 (22.16%) Finance
2 26 (13.40%) Banking
3 12 (6.19%) Marketing
4 9 (4.64%) Advertising
4 9 (4.64%) Automotive
4 9 (4.64%) Retail
5 3 (1.55%) Games
5 3 (1.55%) Legal
6 2 (1.03%) Electronics
7 1 (0.52%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.52%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 82 (42.27%) Developer
2 48 (24.74%) Java Developer
3 26 (13.40%) Architect
4 23 (11.86%) Analyst
5 15 (7.73%) Solutions Architect
6 11 (5.67%) E-Commerce Architect
6 11 (5.67%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
7 10 (5.15%) Business Analyst
7 10 (5.15%) Project Manager
8 9 (4.64%) UI Developer
9 8 (4.12%) 3rd Line Support
9 8 (4.12%) Java Architect
9 8 (4.12%) Test Analyst
9 8 (4.12%) Test Engineer
10 7 (3.61%) Designer
10 7 (3.61%) Scrum Master
10 7 (3.61%) Senior Developer
11 6 (3.09%) Agile Developer
11 6 (3.09%) Agile Java Developer
11 6 (3.09%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (26.80%) Spring
2 35 (18.04%) Java EE
3 31 (15.98%) HTML
3 31 (15.98%) J2EE
4 28 (14.43%) RESTful
5 27 (13.92%) Hibernate
5 27 (13.92%) Web Services
6 25 (12.89%) CSS
7 19 (9.79%) AngularJS
7 19 (9.79%) Node.js
8 18 (9.28%) .NET
9 16 (8.25%) SOAP
10 13 (6.70%) HTML5
10 13 (6.70%) jQuery
10 13 (6.70%) REST
11 12 (6.19%) JPA
12 11 (5.67%) CSS3
12 11 (5.67%) React
13 10 (5.15%) Kafka
14 9 (4.64%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 18 (9.28%) User Experience
2 9 (4.64%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (4.64%) Clustering
2 9 (4.64%) Data Centre
3 8 (4.12%) Mobile App
4 6 (3.09%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.06%) Animation
6 3 (1.55%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.03%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (1.03%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.52%) DataPower
8 1 (0.52%) IVR
8 1 (0.52%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 11 (5.67%) Linux
2 7 (3.61%) Windows
3 2 (1.03%) Android
3 2 (1.03%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.03%) Ubuntu
3 2 (1.03%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (27.32%) E-Commerce
2 49 (25.26%) Scrum
3 45 (23.20%) TDD
4 30 (15.46%) OO
4 30 (15.46%) SDLC
4 30 (15.46%) Test Automation
5 28 (14.43%) BDD
5 28 (14.43%) Microservices
6 27 (13.92%) Waterfall
7 23 (11.86%) Project Management
8 17 (8.76%) ITIL
8 17 (8.76%) Stakeholder Management
8 17 (8.76%) Unit Testing
9 15 (7.73%) ERP
10 14 (7.22%) Analytics
10 14 (7.22%) Kanban
10 14 (7.22%) PRINCE2
11 12 (6.19%) Responsive Web Design
12 11 (5.67%) DevOps
13 10 (5.15%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 91 (46.91%) Java
2 40 (20.62%) SQL
3 31 (15.98%) JavaScript
4 20 (10.31%) C#
5 4 (2.06%) MATLAB
6 3 (1.55%) VB.NET
6 3 (1.55%) XAML
7 2 (1.03%) Bash Shell
7 2 (1.03%) C
7 2 (1.03%) C++
7 2 (1.03%) Jython
7 2 (1.03%) Perl
7 2 (1.03%) PHP
7 2 (1.03%) Python
7 2 (1.03%) Ruby
8 1 (0.52%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.52%) TypeScript
8 1 (0.52%) VC++
Qualifications
1 18 (9.28%) Degree
2 7 (3.61%) CCIE
2 7 (3.61%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (3.61%) MCSE
2 7 (3.61%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (3.61%) VCAP
3 3 (1.55%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (1.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (0.52%) IIBA
4 1 (0.52%) ISEB
4 1 (0.52%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.52%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.52%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.52%) PMP
4 1 (0.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.55%) PMO
1 3 (1.55%) QA
2 2 (1.03%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 16 (8.25%) Docker
2 7 (3.61%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (2.06%) Ansible
1 4 (2.06%) Terraform
2 1 (0.52%) Kibana
Vendors
1 40 (20.62%) Oracle
2 18 (9.28%) Microsoft
3 12 (6.19%) Google
4 10 (5.15%) Perforce
5 7 (3.61%) Adobe
5 7 (3.61%) Cisco
5 7 (3.61%) NetApp
5 7 (3.61%) VMware
6 6 (3.09%) SAP
7 5 (2.58%) Capita
7 5 (2.58%) Infor
8 4 (2.06%) Apple
8 4 (2.06%) IBM
8 4 (2.06%) MicroStrategy
8 4 (2.06%) OpenText
8 4 (2.06%) Tableau
8 4 (2.06%) Talend
9 2 (1.03%) Bloomberg
9 2 (1.03%) Charles River
9 2 (1.03%) Temenos