Period
to 31 March 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 31 March 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
31 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 2 1 1
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 +3
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 51 237 224
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 21.34% 30.94% 32.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 24.52% 34.65% 37.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 210 139
Median daily rate £388 £391 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.77% +0.13% -7.14%
10th Percentile £278 £311 £298
90th Percentile £500 £550 £500
East Midlands median daily rate £425 £423 £403
% change year-on-year +0.59% +4.97% +0.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
East Midlands median hourly rate £37.50 £34.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year +10.29% -24.44% +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 208 684 594
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 87.03% 89.30% 86.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 516 340
Median daily rate £355 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.25% - -
10th Percentile £151 £300 £263
90th Percentile £489 £556 £538
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 9 12
Median hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £11.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +34.80% -19.07%
10th Percentile £16.20 £11.68 £10.37
90th Percentile £48.89 £15.51 £44.66
Median hourly rate £16.50 £14.00 £15.93
% change year-on-year +17.86% -12.12% -6.43%

Agile Software Development
Job Vacancy Trend in Northamptonshire

Job postings citing Agile Software Development as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Agile Software Development in Northamptonshire.

Daily rate trend for Agile Software Development in Northamptonshire

Agile Software Development
Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Agile Software Development in Northamptonshire over the 6 months to 31 March 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Agile Software Development in Northamptonshire

Agile Software Development
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Agile Software Development in Northamptonshire.

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 31 March 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 -5 22 £375 +1.35% 15
Corby 0 6 £475 +8.57%
Kettering -3 4 £343 - 3
Agile Software Development
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 19 (37.25%) Scrum
1 19 (37.25%) TDD
2 18 (35.29%) DevOps
3 17 (33.33%) Java
4 15 (29.41%) Selenium
4 15 (29.41%) AWS
4 15 (29.41%) Terraform
5 14 (27.45%) Docker
5 14 (27.45%) Kubernetes
6 13 (25.49%) Spring
7 12 (23.53%) OO
7 12 (23.53%) Microservices
7 12 (23.53%) Test Automation
8 11 (21.57%) Spring Boot
9 10 (19.61%) Java 8
9 10 (19.61%) RESTful
9 10 (19.61%) JavaScript
9 10 (19.61%) CSS
9 10 (19.61%) Software Engineering
10 9 (17.65%) CSS3
10 9 (17.65%) AngularJS
11 8 (15.69%) Opscode Chef
11 8 (15.69%) React
11 8 (15.69%) Finance
11 8 (15.69%) C#
11 8 (15.69%) Python
12 7 (13.73%) Linux
12 7 (13.73%) Web Services
12 7 (13.73%) Ruby
12 7 (13.73%) JIRA

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 3 (5.88%) Confluence
1 3 (5.88%) Ethereum
1 3 (5.88%) Hyperledger
2 1 (1.96%) JBoss
2 1 (1.96%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 5 (9.80%) Payment Gateway
2 3 (5.88%) R3 Corda
3 1 (1.96%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 15 (29.41%) AWS
2 4 (7.84%) GitHub
3 3 (5.88%) Azure
4 2 (3.92%) SaaS
5 1 (1.96%) BrowserStack
5 1 (1.96%) GCP
5 1 (1.96%) Tricentis Tosca
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.96%) 802.15
1 1 (1.96%) DNS
1 1 (1.96%) HTTP
1 1 (1.96%) IPv6
1 1 (1.96%) SSL
1 1 (1.96%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.96%) VoIP
1 1 (1.96%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.80%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.84%) RDBMS
2 4 (7.84%) Relational Database
3 3 (5.88%) Blockchain
3 3 (5.88%) MongoDB
4 2 (3.92%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.96%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (1.96%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 15 (29.41%) Selenium
2 7 (13.73%) JIRA
3 6 (11.76%) Git (software)
3 6 (11.76%) Jenkins
3 6 (11.76%) JUnit
4 5 (9.80%) Cucumber
4 5 (9.80%) Maven
5 4 (7.84%) Jasmine
5 4 (7.84%) SoapUI
6 3 (5.88%) Bitbucket
6 3 (5.88%) LoadUI
6 3 (5.88%) SpecFlow
6 3 (5.88%) Subversion
7 2 (3.92%) Mocha
7 2 (3.92%) Postman
7 2 (3.92%) Protractor
7 2 (3.92%) Robot Framework
8 1 (1.96%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (1.96%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (15.69%) Finance
2 4 (7.84%) Public Sector
3 2 (3.92%) Law
3 2 (3.92%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (3.92%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.96%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (33.33%) Developer
2 8 (15.69%) Java Engineer
2 8 (15.69%) Senior Java Engineer
3 6 (11.76%) Analyst
3 6 (11.76%) Test Analyst
4 5 (9.80%) Agile Test Analyst
4 5 (9.80%) DevOps Engineer
4 5 (9.80%) Java Developer
4 5 (9.80%) Selenium Test Analyst
5 4 (7.84%) AWS Engineer
5 4 (7.84%) React Developer
5 4 (7.84%) Senior DevOps
5 4 (7.84%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) Architect
6 3 (5.88%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 3 (5.88%) J2EE Developer
6 3 (5.88%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 3 (5.88%) SQL Analyst
6 3 (5.88%) UI Developer
7 2 (3.92%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (25.49%) Spring
2 11 (21.57%) Spring Boot
3 10 (19.61%) CSS
3 10 (19.61%) RESTful
4 9 (17.65%) AngularJS
4 9 (17.65%) CSS3
5 8 (15.69%) React
6 7 (13.73%) Web Services
7 6 (11.76%) HTML
7 6 (11.76%) JSON
7 6 (11.76%) XML
8 5 (9.80%) .NET
8 5 (9.80%) ASP.NET Web API
8 5 (9.80%) HTML5
9 4 (7.84%) .NET Core
9 4 (7.84%) .NET Framework
9 4 (7.84%) Entity Framework
9 4 (7.84%) Jest
9 4 (7.84%) REST
9 4 (7.84%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.80%) Data Centre
2 3 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.88%) User Experience
3 2 (3.92%) Client/Server
3 2 (3.92%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.92%) FMCG
4 1 (1.96%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.96%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.96%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 7 (13.73%) Linux
2 3 (5.88%) Windows
3 2 (3.92%) Solaris
4 1 (1.96%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (37.25%) Scrum
1 19 (37.25%) TDD
2 18 (35.29%) DevOps
3 12 (23.53%) Microservices
3 12 (23.53%) OO
3 12 (23.53%) Test Automation
4 10 (19.61%) Software Engineering
5 7 (13.73%) Unit Testing
6 6 (11.76%) BDD
6 6 (11.76%) Fintech
6 6 (11.76%) Kanban
7 5 (9.80%) Configuration Management
7 5 (9.80%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (9.80%) Front End Development
7 5 (9.80%) Open Source
7 5 (9.80%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (7.84%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (7.84%) ERP
8 4 (7.84%) Problem-Solving
8 4 (7.84%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 17 (33.33%) Java
2 10 (19.61%) Java 8
2 10 (19.61%) JavaScript
3 8 (15.69%) C#
3 8 (15.69%) Python
4 7 (13.73%) Ruby
5 6 (11.76%) SQL
6 4 (7.84%) ES6
7 3 (5.88%) TypeScript
8 1 (1.96%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (7.84%) ISTQB
2 3 (5.88%) Computer Science Degree
2 3 (5.88%) Degree
2 3 (5.88%) Sun Certification
3 2 (3.92%) ISEB
4 1 (1.96%) CCNA
4 1 (1.96%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.80%) QA
2 2 (3.92%) WCAG
System Software
1 14 (27.45%) Docker
Systems Management
1 15 (29.41%) Terraform
2 14 (27.45%) Kubernetes
3 8 (15.69%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (9.80%) Ansible
4 5 (9.80%) Puppet
4 5 (9.80%) Salt
5 3 (5.88%) MIIS
6 1 (1.96%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 5 (9.80%) Oracle
2 3 (5.88%) Sun
3 1 (1.96%) CA
3 1 (1.96%) Delphix
3 1 (1.96%) Google
3 1 (1.96%) HP
3 1 (1.96%) SAP
3 1 (1.96%) Sitecore