Period
to 17 November 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 17 November 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
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1 1 2
Rank change year-on-year 0 +1 +3
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 263 196 222
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 31.27% 28.36% 23.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 37.36% 33.05% 27.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 225 139 177
Northamptonshire median daily rate £405 £425 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.71% -1.16% -4.44%
10th Percentile £325 £299 £316
90th Percentile £600 £550 £580
East Midlands median daily rate £425 £403 £425
% change year-on-year +5.59% -5.29% +6.25%
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 704 593 814
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 83.71% 85.82% 87.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 519 371 600
Northamptonshire median daily rate £400 £410 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.44% -2.38% -1.18%
10th Percentile £306 £220 £281
90th Percentile £538 £550 £575
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 16
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £13.62 £11.17 £11.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.93% -3.91% -37.23%
10th Percentile £11.34 £10.29 £10.40
90th Percentile £20.25 £13.00 £37.75
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.88 £15.20 £14.00
% change year-on-year -2.11% +8.57% -13.58%

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 November 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 17 November 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 +1 182 £382 +2.55% 21
Corby +2 4 £430 -9.47% 1
Kettering +2 2 £325 +6.56% 1
Daventry - 1 - -
Agile Software Development
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 95 (36.12%) Finance
2 66 (25.10%) Scrum
3 57 (21.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 55 (20.91%) Java
5 54 (20.53%) Analytical Skills
6 53 (20.15%) Banking
7 45 (17.11%) Waterfall
8 40 (15.21%) JavaScript
9 39 (14.83%) Git (software)
10 38 (14.45%) HTML
11 37 (14.07%) User Stories
12 34 (12.93%) DevOps
12 34 (12.93%) Node.js
12 34 (12.93%) AngularJS
13 32 (12.17%) CSS
14 31 (11.79%) Test Automation
14 31 (11.79%) HTML5
14 31 (11.79%) Problem-Solving
15 30 (11.41%) User Experience
16 28 (10.65%) Jenkins
17 27 (10.27%) Spring
17 27 (10.27%) JIRA
18 26 (9.89%) Selenium
19 24 (9.13%) Business Analysis
20 23 (8.75%) Maven
20 23 (8.75%) SQL
21 21 (7.98%) Benchmarking
21 21 (7.98%) TDD
21 21 (7.98%) CSS3
21 21 (7.98%) Amazon AWS

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 (2.66%) Tomcat
2 6 (2.28%) Appian
2 6 (2.28%) Confluence
2 6 (2.28%) JBoss
3 5 (1.90%) Apache Spark
4 4 (1.52%) NServiceBus
4 4 (1.52%) SAS
5 3 (1.14%) WebLogic
5 3 (1.14%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.76%) Marvel
6 2 (0.76%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.38%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.38%) Drupal
7 1 (0.38%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.38%) Mule
7 1 (0.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 18 (6.84%) UserZoom
2 4 (1.52%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (1.14%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (1.14%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.76%) CATIA
4 2 (0.76%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (0.38%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.38%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.76%) BASE24
1 2 (0.76%) ENOVIA
2 1 (0.38%) assyst
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 21 (7.98%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (4.94%) npm
3 9 (3.42%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (2.66%) PaaS
5 6 (2.28%) BrowserStack
6 5 (1.90%) Google Cloud Platform
7 4 (1.52%) GitHub
7 4 (1.52%) Office 365
8 3 (1.14%) OpenShift
9 2 (0.76%) IaaS
9 2 (0.76%) SaaS
10 1 (0.38%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.38%) Sauce Labs
10 1 (0.38%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.52%) Kerberos
1 4 (1.52%) Network Security
2 3 (1.14%) Internet
2 3 (1.14%) SSL
3 2 (0.76%) ATM
3 2 (0.76%) Firewall
4 1 (0.38%) HTTP
4 1 (0.38%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.38%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.38%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (6.08%) SQL Server
2 9 (3.42%) Apache Cassandra
3 8 (3.04%) Hadoop
3 8 (3.04%) MongoDB
4 7 (2.66%) NoSQL
4 7 (2.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (2.28%) Blockchain
5 6 (2.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (1.90%) Apache Hive
6 5 (1.90%) HBase
7 4 (1.52%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (1.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (0.76%) Aerospike
9 2 (0.76%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (0.76%) NonStop SQL
9 2 (0.76%) NuoDB
9 2 (0.76%) Redis
9 2 (0.76%) Relational Database
9 2 (0.76%) SAS Data Integration Studio
9 2 (0.76%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 39 (14.83%) Git (software)
2 28 (10.65%) Jenkins
3 27 (10.27%) JIRA
4 26 (9.89%) Selenium
5 23 (8.75%) Maven
6 20 (7.60%) Subversion
7 17 (6.46%) JUnit
8 15 (5.70%) Cucumber
9 12 (4.56%) Jasmine
10 11 (4.18%) Grunt
11 10 (3.80%) webpack
12 7 (2.66%) Bitbucket
12 7 (2.66%) CA Release Automation
12 7 (2.66%) Gradle
12 7 (2.66%) gulp
12 7 (2.66%) HP UFT
13 6 (2.28%) Babel
13 6 (2.28%) Mocha
13 6 (2.28%) Protractor
13 6 (2.28%) SoapUI
General
1 95 (36.12%) Finance
2 53 (20.15%) Banking
3 12 (4.56%) Retail
4 8 (3.04%) Automotive
5 4 (1.52%) Aerospace
5 4 (1.52%) Games
5 4 (1.52%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.76%) Legal
6 2 (0.76%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.38%) Advertising
7 1 (0.38%) Back Office
7 1 (0.38%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.38%) Marketing
7 1 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 82 (31.18%) Developer
2 36 (13.69%) Analyst
2 36 (13.69%) Java Developer
3 26 (9.89%) Project Manager
4 22 (8.37%) Business Analyst
5 20 (7.60%) User Experience Researcher
6 18 (6.84%) Architect
7 14 (5.32%) UI Developer
8 13 (4.94%) Designer
8 13 (4.94%) Solutions Architect
9 9 (3.42%) Agile Project Manager
9 9 (3.42%) JavaScript Developer
10 8 (3.04%) Automation Tester
10 8 (3.04%) Digital Analyst
10 8 (3.04%) Digital Business Analyst
10 8 (3.04%) React Developer
10 8 (3.04%) Solutions Designer
10 8 (3.04%) Tester
11 7 (2.66%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 7 (2.66%) Release Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (14.45%) HTML
2 34 (12.93%) AngularJS
2 34 (12.93%) Node.js
3 32 (12.17%) CSS
4 31 (11.79%) HTML5
5 27 (10.27%) Spring
6 21 (7.98%) CSS3
7 19 (7.22%) jQuery
8 18 (6.84%) REST
8 18 (6.84%) Web Services
9 17 (6.46%) Ajax
10 16 (6.08%) React
11 14 (5.32%) .NET
11 14 (5.32%) Spring Boot
12 13 (4.94%) Sass
13 12 (4.56%) Redux
14 10 (3.80%) Enzyme
14 10 (3.80%) J2EE
14 10 (3.80%) Jest
14 10 (3.80%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 54 (20.53%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (11.41%) User Experience
3 7 (2.66%) Data Centre
3 7 (2.66%) Data Structures
3 7 (2.66%) Mobile App
4 6 (2.28%) Fintech
4 6 (2.28%) Management Information System
5 5 (1.90%) PKI
6 4 (1.52%) Algorithms
6 4 (1.52%) Hybrid Cloud
6 4 (1.52%) Self-Motivation
7 3 (1.14%) FMCG
8 2 (0.76%) Analytical Mindset
8 2 (0.76%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.76%) Tandem
8 2 (0.76%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.38%) Cloud Native
9 1 (0.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.38%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (0.38%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 13 (4.94%) Linux
2 12 (4.56%) Windows
3 10 (3.80%) Unix
4 4 (1.52%) Android
4 4 (1.52%) Apple iOS
4 4 (1.52%) Windows Server
5 3 (1.14%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.38%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.38%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (25.10%) Scrum
2 57 (21.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 45 (17.11%) Waterfall
4 37 (14.07%) User Stories
5 34 (12.93%) DevOps
6 31 (11.79%) Problem-Solving
6 31 (11.79%) Test Automation
7 24 (9.13%) Business Analysis
8 21 (7.98%) Benchmarking
8 21 (7.98%) Microservices
8 21 (7.98%) TDD
9 20 (7.60%) Ethnographic Research
9 20 (7.60%) Ethnography
9 20 (7.60%) Guerrilla Testing
9 20 (7.60%) Kanban
9 20 (7.60%) Usability Testing
10 18 (6.84%) Project Management
10 18 (6.84%) SDLC
10 18 (6.84%) Test Strategy
11 17 (6.46%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 55 (20.91%) Java
2 40 (15.21%) JavaScript
3 23 (8.75%) SQL
4 15 (5.70%) C#
5 13 (4.94%) ES6
6 10 (3.80%) Python
7 8 (3.04%) Java 8
7 8 (3.04%) Shell Script
8 7 (2.66%) TypeScript
9 4 (1.52%) ActionScript
9 4 (1.52%) ActionScript 2.0
9 4 (1.52%) PL/SQL
9 4 (1.52%) Scala
10 2 (0.76%) C++
10 2 (0.76%) Delphi
10 2 (0.76%) PHP
10 2 (0.76%) PowerShell
10 2 (0.76%) VBA
11 1 (0.38%) Apple Swift
11 1 (0.38%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 13 (4.94%) Degree
2 4 (1.52%) CEH
2 4 (1.52%) CISM
2 4 (1.52%) CISSP
3 1 (0.38%) CCNA
3 1 (0.38%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (0.38%) MCP
3 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.38%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (0.38%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.38%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.04%) PSD2
2 6 (2.28%) PMO
3 4 (1.52%) GDPR
4 3 (1.14%) QA
5 1 (0.38%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.38%) WCAG
System Software
1 9 (3.42%) Docker
2 4 (1.52%) Virtual Desktop
3 2 (0.76%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.76%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.38%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.38%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.38%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 18 (6.84%) Opscode Chef
2 16 (6.08%) Puppet
3 9 (3.42%) Ansible
4 6 (2.28%) Control-M
5 5 (1.90%) Terraform
6 4 (1.52%) Kubernetes
6 4 (1.52%) Tivoli
7 3 (1.14%) SCCM
8 1 (0.38%) Hadoop YARN
8 1 (0.38%) Kibana
8 1 (0.38%) logstash
8 1 (0.38%) Mesos
8 1 (0.38%) Oozie
8 1 (0.38%) Salt
8 1 (0.38%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 16 (6.08%) Oracle
2 12 (4.56%) CA Agile Central
3 11 (4.18%) SAP
4 10 (3.80%) Microsoft
5 6 (2.28%) Cypress Semiconductor
5 6 (2.28%) MuleSoft
6 3 (1.14%) Ab Initio
6 3 (1.14%) Adobe
6 3 (1.14%) Perforce
6 3 (1.14%) Teradata
7 2 (0.76%) Avaya
7 2 (0.76%) HP
7 2 (0.76%) IBM
7 2 (0.76%) Infor
7 2 (0.76%) Pega
7 2 (0.76%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.38%) Epicor
8 1 (0.38%) Remedy
8 1 (0.38%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.38%) Talend