Period
to 17 January 2020

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 17 January 2020 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
17 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 2 1 1
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 +2
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 72 248 195
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 25.35% 32.00% 31.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 28.80% 37.46% 36.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 222 138
Northamptonshire median daily rate £420 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.67% +12.50% -5.88%
10th Percentile £313 £330 £284
90th Percentile £520 £600 £538
East Midlands median daily rate £425 £450 £400
% change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £37.50 - -
East Midlands median hourly rate £37.50 £45.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year -16.67% - +106.42%

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 250 662 532
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 88.03% 85.42% 85.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 488 332
Northamptonshire median daily rate £368 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.08% +1.19% -4.76%
10th Percentile £163 £308 £231
90th Percentile £511 £579 £538
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £410 £394
% change year-on-year -2.44% +4.19% +1.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 8 11
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £11.09
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +35.32% -16.34%
10th Percentile £16.20 £11.60 £10.29
90th Percentile £45.00 £17.98 £13.00
East Midlands median hourly rate £16.25 £14.64 £15.00
% change year-on-year +11.04% -2.43% +5.26%

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 17 January 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Agile Software Development in Northamptonshire

Agile Software Development
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend 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 17 January 2020. 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 -2 32 £400 - 8
Corby 0 6 £475 +10.47% 1
Kettering -3 4 £343 +5.38%
Brackley - 3 - -
Agile Software Development
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 January 2020, 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 22 (30.56%) Java
2 21 (29.17%) Scrum
3 17 (23.61%) Finance
3 17 (23.61%) TDD
4 16 (22.22%) PRINCE2
5 15 (20.83%) Spring
6 14 (19.44%) Selenium
6 14 (19.44%) Test Automation
6 14 (19.44%) Docker
6 14 (19.44%) DevOps
6 14 (19.44%) Kubernetes
7 13 (18.06%) Spring Boot
7 13 (18.06%) AWS
7 13 (18.06%) OO
8 12 (16.67%) C#
8 12 (16.67%) Web Services
8 12 (16.67%) JIRA
8 12 (16.67%) Microservices
8 12 (16.67%) Terraform
9 11 (15.28%) Java 8
9 11 (15.28%) Problem-Solving
9 11 (15.28%) RESTful
10 10 (13.89%) Software Engineering
10 10 (13.89%) JavaScript
10 10 (13.89%) Python
10 10 (13.89%) ITIL
10 10 (13.89%) Project Delivery
11 9 (12.50%) Project Management
12 8 (11.11%) Ruby
12 8 (11.11%) Linux

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 7 (9.72%) Confluence
2 3 (4.17%) Ethereum
2 3 (4.17%) Hyperledger
3 1 (1.39%) ColdFusion
3 1 (1.39%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.39%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (1.39%) Abaqus
1 1 (1.39%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (6.94%) Payment Gateway
2 3 (4.17%) R3 Corda
3 1 (1.39%) BASE24
3 1 (1.39%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 13 (18.06%) AWS
2 3 (4.17%) Azure
2 3 (4.17%) GitHub
3 2 (2.78%) SaaS
4 1 (1.39%) GCP
4 1 (1.39%) Tricentis Tosca
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.39%) 802.15
1 1 (1.39%) ATM
1 1 (1.39%) DNS
1 1 (1.39%) HTTPS
1 1 (1.39%) Internet
1 1 (1.39%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (1.39%) IPv6
1 1 (1.39%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.94%) Blockchain
1 5 (6.94%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.17%) MongoDB
2 3 (4.17%) RDBMS
2 3 (4.17%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.78%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (2.78%) UniData
4 1 (1.39%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (1.39%) NonStop SQL
4 1 (1.39%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (19.44%) Selenium
2 12 (16.67%) JIRA
3 6 (8.33%) Jenkins
4 5 (6.94%) Git (software)
5 4 (5.56%) Postman
5 4 (5.56%) SpecFlow
6 3 (4.17%) Cucumber
6 3 (4.17%) JUnit
6 3 (4.17%) Maven
6 3 (4.17%) Protractor
6 3 (4.17%) Robot Framework
7 2 (2.78%) Jasmine
7 2 (2.78%) Mocha
7 2 (2.78%) ProC
8 1 (1.39%) Gradle
8 1 (1.39%) JMeter
8 1 (1.39%) NetBeans
8 1 (1.39%) SoapUI
8 1 (1.39%) Subversion
8 1 (1.39%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 17 (23.61%) Finance
2 6 (8.33%) Public Sector
3 5 (6.94%) Pharmaceutical
4 4 (5.56%) Automotive
4 4 (5.56%) Law
5 2 (2.78%) Back Office
5 2 (2.78%) Banking
5 2 (2.78%) Front Office
5 2 (2.78%) Retail
5 2 (2.78%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.39%) Billing
6 1 (1.39%) Games
6 1 (1.39%) Local Government
6 1 (1.39%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.39%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (27.78%) Developer
2 9 (12.50%) Analyst
2 9 (12.50%) Java Engineer
3 8 (11.11%) Project Manager
3 8 (11.11%) Senior Java Engineer
4 7 (9.72%) Java Developer
5 5 (6.94%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 5 (6.94%) Agile Test Analyst
5 5 (6.94%) DevOps Engineer
5 5 (6.94%) Selenium Test Analyst
5 5 (6.94%) Test Analyst
6 4 (5.56%) .NET Developer
6 4 (5.56%) AWS Engineer
6 4 (5.56%) Product Owner
6 4 (5.56%) Senior DevOps
6 4 (5.56%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 3 (4.17%) C# Developer
7 3 (4.17%) J2EE Developer
7 3 (4.17%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 3 (4.17%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (20.83%) Spring
2 13 (18.06%) Spring Boot
3 12 (16.67%) Web Services
4 11 (15.28%) RESTful
5 7 (9.72%) .NET
5 7 (9.72%) AngularJS
5 7 (9.72%) CSS
5 7 (9.72%) Middleware
6 6 (8.33%) .NET Core
6 6 (8.33%) .NET Framework
6 6 (8.33%) React
7 5 (6.94%) ASP.NET Web API
7 5 (6.94%) CSS3
7 5 (6.94%) HTML
7 5 (6.94%) jQuery
7 5 (6.94%) JSON
7 5 (6.94%) REST
7 5 (6.94%) XML
8 4 (5.56%) Entity Framework
8 4 (5.56%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (9.72%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (6.94%) Data Centre
3 5 (6.94%) FMCG
4 2 (2.78%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.39%) Clustering
5 1 (1.39%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.39%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.39%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.39%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (1.39%) NHS
5 1 (1.39%) Online Banking
5 1 (1.39%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.39%) Tandem
5 1 (1.39%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 8 (11.11%) Linux
2 6 (8.33%) Windows
3 2 (2.78%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.78%) Unix
3 2 (2.78%) Windows Server
3 2 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.39%) AIX
4 1 (1.39%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (29.17%) Scrum
2 17 (23.61%) TDD
3 16 (22.22%) PRINCE2
4 14 (19.44%) DevOps
4 14 (19.44%) Test Automation
5 13 (18.06%) OO
6 12 (16.67%) Microservices
7 11 (15.28%) Problem-Solving
8 10 (13.89%) ITIL
8 10 (13.89%) Project Delivery
8 10 (13.89%) Software Engineering
9 9 (12.50%) Project Management
10 7 (9.72%) BDD
10 7 (9.72%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (8.33%) Configuration Management
11 6 (8.33%) Open Source
11 6 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
11 6 (8.33%) Waterfall
12 5 (6.94%) Change Management
12 5 (6.94%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 22 (30.56%) Java
2 12 (16.67%) C#
3 11 (15.28%) Java 8
4 10 (13.89%) JavaScript
4 10 (13.89%) Python
5 8 (11.11%) Ruby
5 8 (11.11%) SQL
6 4 (5.56%) TypeScript
7 2 (2.78%) C
7 2 (2.78%) C++
7 2 (2.78%) ES6
7 2 (2.78%) PowerShell
7 2 (2.78%) UniBasic
8 1 (1.39%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (6.94%) Degree
2 4 (5.56%) ISTQB
3 3 (4.17%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (4.17%) Sun Certification
4 2 (2.78%) CCNA
4 2 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (2.78%) ISEB
5 1 (1.39%) CSPO
5 1 (1.39%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.39%) PMP
5 1 (1.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.39%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.72%) QA
2 1 (1.39%) GDPR
2 1 (1.39%) PMO
2 1 (1.39%) PSD2
2 1 (1.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 14 (19.44%) Docker
2 4 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.78%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.78%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 14 (19.44%) Kubernetes
2 12 (16.67%) Terraform
3 6 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (8.33%) Puppet
4 5 (6.94%) Ansible
4 5 (6.94%) Salt
5 3 (4.17%) MIIS
6 2 (2.78%) SCCM
7 1 (1.39%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 1 (1.39%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 5 (6.94%) Oracle
2 4 (5.56%) Sun
2 4 (5.56%) VMware
3 2 (2.78%) HP
4 1 (1.39%) Adobe
4 1 (1.39%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.39%) CA
4 1 (1.39%) CA Agile Central
4 1 (1.39%) Delphix
4 1 (1.39%) Google
4 1 (1.39%) Perforce
4 1 (1.39%) SAP
4 1 (1.39%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.39%) TSYS