Period
to 15 January 2019

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 15 January 2019 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
15 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1 1 3
Rank change year-on-year 0 +2 +2
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 246 195 215
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 31.82% 31.15% 22.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 37.39% 36.72% 26.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 218 138 162
Northamptonshire median daily rate £450 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% -5.56%
10th Percentile £330 £288 £313
90th Percentile £600 £538 £600
East Midlands median daily rate £450 £400 £403
% change year-on-year +12.50% -0.62% +0.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northamptonshire median hourly rate - - -
East Midlands median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 -

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 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 658 531 813
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 85.12% 84.82% 86.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 485 330 571
Northamptonshire median daily rate £405 £400 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.13% -4.76% +1.82%
10th Percentile £308 £231 £225
90th Percentile £575 £538 £575
East Midlands median daily rate £413 £392 £388
% change year-on-year +5.23% +1.16% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 20
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £15.00 £11.09 £13.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +35.32% -16.34% -20.90%
10th Percentile £11.43 £10.29 £10.48
90th Percentile £19.56 £13.00 £32.95
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.76 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year -1.62% +7.14% -12.80%

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 15 January 2019.

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 15 January 2019. 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 0 164 £400 +14.29% 20
Kettering -2 2 £325 - 1
Corby - 2 £430 - 8
Daventry - 2 - - 1
Agile Software Development
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 15 January 2019, 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 86 (34.96%) Finance
2 63 (25.61%) Java
3 57 (23.17%) Scrum
4 56 (22.76%) Stakeholder Management
5 50 (20.33%) Banking
6 41 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
7 40 (16.26%) DevOps
7 40 (16.26%) Waterfall
8 38 (15.45%) JavaScript
9 36 (14.63%) HTML
10 35 (14.23%) Git (software)
11 34 (13.82%) Node.js
11 34 (13.82%) AngularJS
12 32 (13.01%) Spring
13 31 (12.60%) CSS
13 31 (12.60%) Test Automation
14 30 (12.20%) Microservices
14 30 (12.20%) User Experience
14 30 (12.20%) Maven
15 29 (11.79%) Selenium
15 29 (11.79%) User Stories
15 29 (11.79%) HTML5
16 25 (10.16%) Jenkins
16 25 (10.16%) TDD
17 24 (9.76%) JIRA
18 22 (8.94%) Spring Boot
18 22 (8.94%) Amazon AWS
18 22 (8.94%) Problem-Solving
19 21 (8.54%) Benchmarking
19 21 (8.54%) SQL

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 (2.85%) JBoss
1 7 (2.85%) Tomcat
2 6 (2.44%) Confluence
3 5 (2.03%) Appian
4 4 (1.63%) Apache Spark
4 4 (1.63%) Marvel
5 3 (1.22%) NServiceBus
5 3 (1.22%) SAS
6 2 (0.81%) Mule
6 2 (0.81%) OpenStack
6 2 (0.81%) WebLogic
6 2 (0.81%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.41%) Drupal
7 1 (0.41%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.41%) IIS
7 1 (0.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 18 (7.32%) UserZoom
2 5 (2.03%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (1.22%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (0.81%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (0.81%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.41%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.41%) CATIA
5 1 (0.41%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.81%) BASE24
2 1 (0.41%) assyst
2 1 (0.41%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.41%) ENOVIA
2 1 (0.41%) Infor CloudSuite
2 1 (0.41%) Infor M3
2 1 (0.41%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.41%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 22 (8.94%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (5.28%) npm
3 8 (3.25%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (2.44%) BrowserStack
4 6 (2.44%) PaaS
5 5 (2.03%) Google Cloud Platform
6 4 (1.63%) GitHub
6 4 (1.63%) Office 365
7 3 (1.22%) OpenShift
7 3 (1.22%) SaaS
8 2 (0.81%) IaaS
9 1 (0.41%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.41%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.41%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.63%) Internet
1 4 (1.63%) Kerberos
1 4 (1.63%) Network Security
2 3 (1.22%) Firewall
3 2 (0.81%) ATM
3 2 (0.81%) SSL
4 1 (0.41%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.41%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (6.50%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.25%) Apache Cassandra
2 8 (3.25%) NoSQL
3 7 (2.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (2.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (2.44%) Blockchain
4 6 (2.44%) Hadoop
4 6 (2.44%) MongoDB
5 4 (1.63%) Apache Hive
5 4 (1.63%) HBase
6 3 (1.22%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (1.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (0.81%) Aerospike
7 2 (0.81%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (0.81%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.81%) NonStop SQL
7 2 (0.81%) NuoDB
7 2 (0.81%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (0.81%) Redis
7 2 (0.81%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 35 (14.23%) Git (software)
2 30 (12.20%) Maven
3 29 (11.79%) Selenium
4 25 (10.16%) Jenkins
5 24 (9.76%) JIRA
6 19 (7.72%) JUnit
7 18 (7.32%) Cucumber
8 16 (6.50%) Subversion
9 12 (4.88%) Jasmine
10 7 (2.85%) Axure RP
10 7 (2.85%) CA Release Automation
10 7 (2.85%) Gradle
10 7 (2.85%) Grunt
10 7 (2.85%) gulp
10 7 (2.85%) HP UFT
10 7 (2.85%) webpack
11 6 (2.44%) Babel
11 6 (2.44%) Karma Test Runner
11 6 (2.44%) Mocha
11 6 (2.44%) Protractor
General
1 86 (34.96%) Finance
2 50 (20.33%) Banking
3 15 (6.10%) Retail
4 4 (1.63%) Aerospace
4 4 (1.63%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.81%) Automotive
5 2 (0.81%) Back Office
5 2 (0.81%) Legal
5 2 (0.81%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (0.81%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.41%) Advertising
6 1 (0.41%) Front Office
6 1 (0.41%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.41%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 79 (32.11%) Developer
2 38 (15.45%) Java Developer
3 37 (15.04%) Analyst
4 25 (10.16%) Project Manager
5 20 (8.13%) Business Analyst
5 20 (8.13%) User Experience Researcher
6 16 (6.50%) Architect
7 13 (5.28%) Solutions Architect
8 12 (4.88%) Designer
8 12 (4.88%) UI Developer
9 10 (4.07%) Automation Tester
9 10 (4.07%) Tester
10 8 (3.25%) Digital Analyst
10 8 (3.25%) JavaScript Developer
11 7 (2.85%) Angular Developer
11 7 (2.85%) AWS Developer
11 7 (2.85%) Digital Business Analyst
11 7 (2.85%) Senior Developer
12 6 (2.44%) DBA
12 6 (2.44%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (14.63%) HTML
2 34 (13.82%) AngularJS
2 34 (13.82%) Node.js
3 32 (13.01%) Spring
4 31 (12.60%) CSS
5 29 (11.79%) HTML5
6 22 (8.94%) Spring Boot
7 20 (8.13%) CSS3
7 20 (8.13%) jQuery
8 19 (7.72%) Ajax
8 19 (7.72%) REST
9 15 (6.10%) React
9 15 (6.10%) Web Services
10 14 (5.69%) Hibernate
11 12 (4.88%) .NET
12 11 (4.47%) Sass
13 10 (4.07%) J2EE
13 10 (4.07%) Java EE
14 9 (3.66%) RESTful
15 8 (3.25%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 41 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (12.20%) User Experience
3 8 (3.25%) Data Centre
3 8 (3.25%) Management Information System
4 7 (2.85%) Mobile App
5 6 (2.44%) Data Structures
5 6 (2.44%) Fintech
6 5 (2.03%) PKI
6 5 (2.03%) Self-Motivation
7 4 (1.63%) Algorithms
7 4 (1.63%) Analytical Mindset
7 4 (1.63%) FMCG
7 4 (1.63%) Hybrid Cloud
8 3 (1.22%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.81%) PMI
9 2 (0.81%) Public Cloud
9 2 (0.81%) Tandem
9 2 (0.81%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (0.41%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 10 (4.07%) Linux
1 10 (4.07%) Windows
2 9 (3.66%) Unix
3 5 (2.03%) Android
3 5 (2.03%) Apple iOS
4 3 (1.22%) Windows Server
5 2 (0.81%) Solaris
6 1 (0.41%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.41%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.41%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (23.17%) Scrum
2 56 (22.76%) Stakeholder Management
3 40 (16.26%) DevOps
3 40 (16.26%) Waterfall
4 31 (12.60%) Test Automation
5 30 (12.20%) Microservices
6 29 (11.79%) User Stories
7 25 (10.16%) TDD
8 22 (8.94%) Problem-Solving
9 21 (8.54%) Benchmarking
9 21 (8.54%) E-Commerce
10 20 (8.13%) Ethnographic Research
10 20 (8.13%) Ethnography
10 20 (8.13%) Guerrilla Testing
10 20 (8.13%) OO
10 20 (8.13%) Usability Testing
11 19 (7.72%) Kanban
12 16 (6.50%) BDD
12 16 (6.50%) Front End Development
12 16 (6.50%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 63 (25.61%) Java
2 38 (15.45%) JavaScript
3 21 (8.54%) SQL
4 17 (6.91%) Java 8
5 14 (5.69%) ES6
6 12 (4.88%) C#
7 9 (3.66%) Python
8 8 (3.25%) Shell Script
9 7 (2.85%) TypeScript
10 5 (2.03%) PowerShell
11 4 (1.63%) ActionScript
11 4 (1.63%) ActionScript 2.0
11 4 (1.63%) Scala
12 2 (0.81%) C
12 2 (0.81%) C++
12 2 (0.81%) Delphi
12 2 (0.81%) PHP
12 2 (0.81%) PL/SQL
12 2 (0.81%) VBA
13 1 (0.41%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (5.28%) Degree
2 4 (1.63%) CEH
2 4 (1.63%) CISM
2 4 (1.63%) CISSP
3 3 (1.22%) PMI Certification
4 2 (0.81%) CCNA
4 2 (0.81%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (0.81%) MCP
4 2 (0.81%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (0.81%) PMP
5 1 (0.41%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (0.41%) MCITP
5 1 (0.41%) MCSA
5 1 (0.41%) MCSE
5 1 (0.41%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.41%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.85%) PMO
1 7 (2.85%) PSD2
2 4 (1.63%) GDPR
3 3 (1.22%) QA
4 1 (0.41%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.41%) WCAG
System Software
1 19 (7.72%) Docker
2 4 (1.63%) Virtual Desktop
3 3 (1.22%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.41%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.41%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 19 (7.72%) Opscode Chef
2 15 (6.10%) Puppet
3 10 (4.07%) Terraform
4 8 (3.25%) Ansible
5 7 (2.85%) Control-M
5 7 (2.85%) Kubernetes
6 4 (1.63%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.41%) Kibana
7 1 (0.41%) logstash
7 1 (0.41%) SCCM
7 1 (0.41%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 17 (6.91%) Oracle
2 12 (4.88%) CA Agile Central
3 10 (4.07%) Microsoft
3 10 (4.07%) SAP
4 6 (2.44%) Cypress Semiconductor
5 5 (2.03%) MuleSoft
6 3 (1.22%) Adobe
7 2 (0.81%) Ab Initio
7 2 (0.81%) Avaya
7 2 (0.81%) Cisco
7 2 (0.81%) HP
7 2 (0.81%) IBM
7 2 (0.81%) Pega
7 2 (0.81%) Perforce
7 2 (0.81%) Red Hat
7 2 (0.81%) Remedy
7 2 (0.81%) Teradata
8 1 (0.41%) Google
8 1 (0.41%) Infor
8 1 (0.41%) VMware