Period
to 23 September 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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1 2 2
Rank change year-on-year +1 0 +3
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 266 146 206
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 32.56% 21.35% 25.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 38.72% 25.13% 29.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 208 106 166
Northamptonshire median daily rate £400 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £330 £313 £331
90th Percentile £600 £550 £575
East Midlands median daily rate £413 £421 £425
% change year-on-year -2.08% -0.88% +11.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northamptonshire median hourly rate - - -
East Midlands median hourly rate £45.00 £17.85 -
% change year-on-year +152.10% - -

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 687 581 707
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 84.09% 84.94% 87.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 476 380 544
Northamptonshire median daily rate £400 £420 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% -1.18% -
10th Percentile £308 £220 £305
90th Percentile £536 £550 £579
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 6
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £13.62 £12.09 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.70% -29.94% -6.86%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.15 £9.88
90th Percentile £20.25 £35.13 £38.75
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £14.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year +6.90% +3.57% -18.84%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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 +3 196 £400 +3.23% 24
Kettering +2 3 £368 +20.49% 1
Corby +1 3 £430 -9.47% 3
Daventry - 1 £400 -
Agile Software Development
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 91 (34.21%) Finance
2 78 (29.32%) Java
3 64 (24.06%) Scrum
4 48 (18.05%) TDD
5 47 (17.67%) Git (software)
6 46 (17.29%) Stakeholder Management
7 45 (16.92%) Test Automation
8 44 (16.54%) Analytical Skills
8 44 (16.54%) JavaScript
9 42 (15.79%) HTML
9 42 (15.79%) Spring
10 41 (15.41%) OO
11 40 (15.04%) Waterfall
12 36 (13.53%) CSS
12 36 (13.53%) Microservices
12 36 (13.53%) Problem-Solving
13 35 (13.16%) AngularJS
14 33 (12.41%) DevOps
14 33 (12.41%) Banking
15 32 (12.03%) Maven
16 30 (11.28%) HTML5
16 30 (11.28%) Node.js
17 29 (10.90%) Hibernate
18 27 (10.15%) Business Analysis
18 27 (10.15%) Selenium
18 27 (10.15%) SDLC
19 26 (9.77%) Jenkins
20 25 (9.40%) Project Management
20 25 (9.40%) JIRA
21 23 (8.65%) Subversion

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 11 (4.14%) JBoss
2 6 (2.26%) Appian
2 6 (2.26%) NServiceBus
2 6 (2.26%) SAS
2 6 (2.26%) Tomcat
3 5 (1.88%) Confluence
4 3 (1.13%) Apache Spark
4 3 (1.13%) WebLogic
4 3 (1.13%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.75%) CMS
5 2 (0.75%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.38%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.38%) Apache
6 1 (0.38%) Apache Pig
6 1 (0.38%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.38%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.38%) Umbraco
Applications
1 4 (1.50%) UserZoom
2 3 (1.13%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (1.13%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (1.13%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.75%) CATIA
3 2 (0.75%) Chatbot
3 2 (0.75%) InVision
4 1 (0.38%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.38%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.75%) BASE24
1 2 (0.75%) ENOVIA
2 1 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.38%) Infor CloudSuite
2 1 (0.38%) Infor M3
2 1 (0.38%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 17 (6.39%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (3.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (3.38%) npm
4 7 (2.63%) PaaS
5 6 (2.26%) BrowserStack
6 4 (1.50%) GitHub
6 4 (1.50%) Google Cloud Platform
6 4 (1.50%) Office 365
7 2 (0.75%) IaaS
7 2 (0.75%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.38%) IBM Blueworks
8 1 (0.38%) SaaS
8 1 (0.38%) Taleo
8 1 (0.38%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.50%) Internet
1 4 (1.50%) Network Security
2 2 (0.75%) ATM
2 2 (0.75%) Firewall
2 2 (0.75%) Kerberos
2 2 (0.75%) SSL
3 1 (0.38%) HTTP
3 1 (0.38%) SMS
3 1 (0.38%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.38%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (5.26%) SQL Server
2 10 (3.76%) Hadoop
3 8 (3.01%) NoSQL
4 7 (2.63%) MongoDB
5 6 (2.26%) Apache Cassandra
5 6 (2.26%) Blockchain
5 6 (2.26%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (1.13%) Apache Hive
6 3 (1.13%) HBase
6 3 (1.13%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (1.13%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 3 (1.13%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 2 (0.75%) Aerospike
7 2 (0.75%) NonStop SQL
7 2 (0.75%) NuoDB
7 2 (0.75%) OLTP
7 2 (0.75%) RDBMS
7 2 (0.75%) Redis
7 2 (0.75%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.38%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 47 (17.67%) Git (software)
2 32 (12.03%) Maven
3 27 (10.15%) Selenium
4 26 (9.77%) Jenkins
5 25 (9.40%) JIRA
6 23 (8.65%) Subversion
7 21 (7.89%) Cucumber
8 20 (7.52%) JUnit
9 12 (4.51%) SonarQube
10 11 (4.14%) Grunt
10 11 (4.14%) Jasmine
11 10 (3.76%) SoapUI
11 10 (3.76%) webpack
12 8 (3.01%) Bitbucket
12 8 (3.01%) gulp
12 8 (3.01%) LoadUI
13 7 (2.63%) Axure RP
14 6 (2.26%) Gradle
14 6 (2.26%) Karma Test Runner
14 6 (2.26%) Mocha
General
1 91 (34.21%) Finance
2 33 (12.41%) Banking
3 9 (3.38%) Retail
4 8 (3.01%) Automotive
5 6 (2.26%) Games
6 5 (1.88%) Retail Banking
7 4 (1.50%) Aerospace
7 4 (1.50%) Legal
7 4 (1.50%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.50%) Marketing
8 1 (0.38%) Advertising
8 1 (0.38%) Back Office
8 1 (0.38%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 87 (32.71%) Developer
2 39 (14.66%) Java Developer
3 33 (12.41%) Analyst
4 27 (10.15%) Architect
5 23 (8.65%) Business Analyst
6 22 (8.27%) Project Manager
7 16 (6.02%) UI Developer
8 15 (5.64%) Designer
9 13 (4.89%) Solutions Architect
10 10 (3.76%) JavaScript Developer
10 10 (3.76%) Tester
11 9 (3.38%) Agile Project Manager
11 9 (3.38%) Scrum Master
11 9 (3.38%) Solutions Designer
12 8 (3.01%) .NET Developer
12 8 (3.01%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 8 (3.01%) Automation Tester
12 8 (3.01%) Full Stack Developer
12 8 (3.01%) Java Architect
12 8 (3.01%) React Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (15.79%) HTML
1 42 (15.79%) Spring
2 36 (13.53%) CSS
3 35 (13.16%) AngularJS
4 30 (11.28%) HTML5
4 30 (11.28%) Node.js
5 29 (10.90%) Hibernate
6 23 (8.65%) CSS3
7 21 (7.89%) RESTful
7 21 (7.89%) Spring Boot
7 21 (7.89%) Web Services
8 19 (7.14%) Java EE
9 18 (6.77%) jQuery
9 18 (6.77%) React
9 18 (6.77%) REST
10 17 (6.39%) .NET
11 16 (6.02%) Sass
11 16 (6.02%) SOAP
12 15 (5.64%) Ajax
13 13 (4.89%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 44 (16.54%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (8.65%) User Experience
3 9 (3.38%) Data Structures
4 6 (2.26%) Fintech
4 6 (2.26%) Management Information System
4 6 (2.26%) Mobile App
5 5 (1.88%) Data Centre
5 5 (1.88%) Self-Motivation
6 4 (1.50%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.50%) Hybrid Cloud
6 4 (1.50%) PKI
6 4 (1.50%) PMI
7 3 (1.13%) FMCG
8 2 (0.75%) Algorithms
8 2 (0.75%) IVR
8 2 (0.75%) Mainframe
8 2 (0.75%) Tandem
8 2 (0.75%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.38%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (0.38%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 21 (7.89%) Linux
1 21 (7.89%) Windows
2 10 (3.76%) Mac OS
2 10 (3.76%) Unix
3 7 (2.63%) Android
3 7 (2.63%) Apple iOS
4 4 (1.50%) Windows Server
5 2 (0.75%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (24.06%) Scrum
2 48 (18.05%) TDD
3 46 (17.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 45 (16.92%) Test Automation
5 41 (15.41%) OO
6 40 (15.04%) Waterfall
7 36 (13.53%) Microservices
7 36 (13.53%) Problem-Solving
8 33 (12.41%) DevOps
9 27 (10.15%) Business Analysis
9 27 (10.15%) SDLC
10 25 (9.40%) Project Management
11 22 (8.27%) ITIL
12 21 (7.89%) Kanban
13 20 (7.52%) BDD
13 20 (7.52%) Risk Management
13 20 (7.52%) User Stories
14 17 (6.39%) E-Commerce
14 17 (6.39%) PRINCE2
14 17 (6.39%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 78 (29.32%) Java
2 44 (16.54%) JavaScript
3 22 (8.27%) SQL
4 20 (7.52%) Java 8
5 14 (5.26%) ES6
6 13 (4.89%) C#
7 7 (2.63%) Python
8 6 (2.26%) TypeScript
9 5 (1.88%) R
9 5 (1.88%) Shell Script
10 4 (1.50%) PL/SQL
11 3 (1.13%) PowerShell
11 3 (1.13%) T-SQL
12 2 (0.75%) C++
12 2 (0.75%) Java 9
12 2 (0.75%) Scala
12 2 (0.75%) VBA
13 1 (0.38%) AWK
13 1 (0.38%) MATLAB
13 1 (0.38%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 20 (7.52%) Degree
2 8 (3.01%) PMI Certification
3 4 (1.50%) CEH
3 4 (1.50%) CISM
3 4 (1.50%) CISSP
3 4 (1.50%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (1.50%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (1.50%) PMP
4 2 (0.75%) ISEB
4 2 (0.75%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (0.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.38%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.63%) PMO
2 5 (1.88%) PSD2
3 4 (1.50%) GDPR
3 4 (1.50%) QA
4 1 (0.38%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.38%) ISO 8583
4 1 (0.38%) WCAG
System Software
1 8 (3.01%) Docker
2 4 (1.50%) Virtual Desktop
3 2 (0.75%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.75%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.38%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.38%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.38%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 15 (5.64%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (3.38%) Puppet
3 5 (1.88%) Terraform
4 4 (1.50%) Ansible
5 3 (1.13%) SCCM
6 2 (0.75%) Control-M
6 2 (0.75%) Kubernetes
6 2 (0.75%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.38%) Hadoop YARN
7 1 (0.38%) logstash
7 1 (0.38%) Mesos
7 1 (0.38%) Oozie
7 1 (0.38%) Salt
7 1 (0.38%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 17 (6.39%) Oracle
2 11 (4.14%) SAP
3 10 (3.76%) Microsoft
4 9 (3.38%) CA Agile Central
5 6 (2.26%) Adobe
5 6 (2.26%) Cypress Semiconductor
6 4 (1.50%) Perforce
6 4 (1.50%) Teradata
7 3 (1.13%) MuleSoft
8 2 (0.75%) Ab Initio
8 2 (0.75%) HP
8 2 (0.75%) IBM
8 2 (0.75%) Infor
8 2 (0.75%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.38%) Avaya
9 1 (0.38%) BT
9 1 (0.38%) Epicor
9 1 (0.38%) Pega
9 1 (0.38%) PeopleSoft
9 1 (0.38%) Talend