Period
to 20 June 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 20 June 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
20 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1 1 4
Rank change year-on-year 0 +3 -2
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 178 233 136
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 29.42% 30.42% 17.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 32.84% 35.36% 21.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 148 96
Northamptonshire median daily rate £375 £400 £431
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% -7.25% +1.47%
10th Percentile £310 £325 £300
90th Percentile £538 £525 £525
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £413
% change year-on-year - -3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northamptonshire median hourly rate - - -
East Midlands median hourly rate £35.00 - £19.83

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 542 659 626
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 89.59% 86.03% 82.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 413 406 417
Northamptonshire median daily rate £384 £400 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.00% -4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £290 £288 £258
90th Percentile £538 £538 £538
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 10 8
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £15.37 £11.17 £14.68
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +37.60% -23.91% -7.53%
10th Percentile £12.92 £10.29 £9.95
90th Percentile £48.58 £47.50 £86.83
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.28 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -16.00% -2.86% +9.38%

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 20 June 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 20 June 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 0 144 £370 -2.63% 12
Corby +1 3 £438 -
Agile Software Development
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 June 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 53 (29.78%) Waterfall
2 50 (28.09%) Finance
3 39 (21.91%) HTML
3 39 (21.91%) JavaScript
3 39 (21.91%) TDD
4 35 (19.66%) Java
4 35 (19.66%) CSS
5 34 (19.10%) DevOps
6 33 (18.54%) Scrum
7 31 (17.42%) Problem-Solving
8 28 (15.73%) SQL Server
8 28 (15.73%) AngularJS
9 26 (14.61%) Microsoft
10 25 (14.04%) ITIL
10 25 (14.04%) Banking
10 25 (14.04%) jQuery
10 25 (14.04%) BDD
11 24 (13.48%) PRINCE2
11 24 (13.48%) C#
12 23 (12.92%) SQL
12 23 (12.92%) Git (software)
13 22 (12.36%) .NET
13 22 (12.36%) Project Management
14 21 (11.80%) Continuous Integration
14 21 (11.80%) Microservices
15 20 (11.24%) Jenkins
15 20 (11.24%) Web Services
16 19 (10.67%) Unit Testing
16 19 (10.67%) Matrix Organization
17 18 (10.11%) User Experience

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 8 (4.49%) IIS
2 7 (3.93%) Confluence
3 3 (1.69%) JBoss
4 2 (1.12%) NServiceBus
5 1 (0.56%) Apache Pig
5 1 (0.56%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.56%) CMS
5 1 (0.56%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.56%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (1.69%) MS Visio
1 3 (1.69%) Sketch
2 2 (1.12%) Marvel
2 2 (1.12%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.56%) Adobe XD
3 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.56%) UserZoom
Business Applications
1 8 (4.49%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 15 (8.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (7.87%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (4.49%) OpenShift
4 5 (2.81%) IBM Blueworks
5 2 (1.12%) PaaS
6 1 (0.56%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.56%) IaaS
6 1 (0.56%) Office 365
6 1 (0.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.49%) Internet
2 4 (2.25%) Kerberos
3 2 (1.12%) Firewall
4 1 (0.56%) NAS
4 1 (0.56%) SAN
4 1 (0.56%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (15.73%) SQL Server
2 9 (5.06%) SQL Server 2017
3 7 (3.93%) MongoDB
4 6 (3.37%) Big Data
4 6 (3.37%) NoSQL
5 5 (2.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (2.25%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (2.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (1.69%) Couchbase
7 3 (1.69%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (1.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (1.12%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.56%) Apache Hive
9 1 (0.56%) Data Lake
9 1 (0.56%) Impala
9 1 (0.56%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 23 (12.92%) Git (software)
2 20 (11.24%) Jenkins
3 15 (8.43%) JIRA
4 14 (7.87%) Team Foundation Server
5 13 (7.30%) Gradle
5 13 (7.30%) Selenium
6 11 (6.18%) Maven
7 7 (3.93%) Mercurial
7 7 (3.93%) TeamCity
7 7 (3.93%) Visual Studio
8 6 (3.37%) SpecFlow
8 6 (3.37%) Xcode
9 5 (2.81%) Cucumber
10 3 (1.69%) Axure RP
10 3 (1.69%) JUnit
10 3 (1.69%) MbUnit
10 3 (1.69%) MSTest
10 3 (1.69%) NetBeans
10 3 (1.69%) NUnit
10 3 (1.69%) Subversion
General
1 50 (28.09%) Finance
2 25 (14.04%) Banking
3 5 (2.81%) Automotive
4 4 (2.25%) Back Office
4 4 (2.25%) Front Office
4 4 (2.25%) Pharmaceutical
4 4 (2.25%) Retail
5 1 (0.56%) Legal
5 1 (0.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 55 (30.90%) Developer
2 38 (21.35%) Analyst
3 30 (16.85%) Project Manager
4 26 (14.61%) Business Analyst
5 17 (9.55%) .NET Developer
6 15 (8.43%) C# Developer
7 13 (7.30%) C# .NET Developer
7 13 (7.30%) Implementation Manager
8 10 (5.62%) Java Developer
9 8 (4.49%) Architect
9 8 (4.49%) React Developer
9 8 (4.49%) Senior Developer
10 7 (3.93%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 7 (3.93%) AWS Developer
10 7 (3.93%) Designer
10 7 (3.93%) Java Architect
10 7 (3.93%) Java Solutions Architect
10 7 (3.93%) Solutions Architect
11 6 (3.37%) Deployment Analyst
11 6 (3.37%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (21.91%) HTML
2 35 (19.66%) CSS
3 28 (15.73%) AngularJS
4 25 (14.04%) jQuery
5 22 (12.36%) .NET
6 20 (11.24%) Web Services
7 16 (8.99%) HTML5
8 15 (8.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 14 (7.87%) Hibernate
9 14 (7.87%) Node.js
9 14 (7.87%) Spring
10 12 (6.74%) RESTful
11 11 (6.18%) ASP.NET
11 11 (6.18%) ASP.NET MVC
11 11 (6.18%) React
11 11 (6.18%) Spring Boot
12 10 (5.62%) CSS3
13 8 (4.49%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 8 (4.49%) GraphQL
13 8 (4.49%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 18 (10.11%) User Experience
2 9 (5.06%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (4.49%) Mainframe
3 8 (4.49%) PMI
4 4 (2.25%) FMCG
4 4 (2.25%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (1.69%) APACS
5 3 (1.69%) Data Structures
5 3 (1.69%) e-Learning
5 3 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (1.69%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.12%) Analytical Mindset
6 2 (1.12%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.12%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (0.56%) Clustering
7 1 (0.56%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.56%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.56%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.56%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 14 (7.87%) Windows
2 10 (5.62%) Android
3 9 (5.06%) Apple iOS
4 5 (2.81%) Windows Server
5 4 (2.25%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (1.69%) Linux
7 1 (0.56%) Solaris
7 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.56%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (29.78%) Waterfall
2 39 (21.91%) TDD
3 34 (19.10%) DevOps
4 33 (18.54%) Scrum
5 31 (17.42%) Problem-Solving
6 25 (14.04%) BDD
6 25 (14.04%) ITIL
7 24 (13.48%) PRINCE2
8 22 (12.36%) Project Management
9 21 (11.80%) Continuous Integration
9 21 (11.80%) Microservices
10 19 (10.67%) Matrix Organization
10 19 (10.67%) Unit Testing
11 18 (10.11%) MVC
12 17 (9.55%) SDLC
12 17 (9.55%) Stakeholder Management
13 16 (8.99%) Front End Development
14 15 (8.43%) Business Analysis
14 15 (8.43%) Test Automation
15 14 (7.87%) Acceptance Criteria
Programming Languages
1 39 (21.91%) JavaScript
2 35 (19.66%) Java
3 24 (13.48%) C#
4 23 (12.92%) SQL
5 16 (8.99%) PowerShell
6 10 (5.62%) T-SQL
7 8 (4.49%) C
7 8 (4.49%) Java 8
7 8 (4.49%) Scala
8 7 (3.93%) C++
8 7 (3.93%) Kotlin
8 7 (3.93%) Python
8 7 (3.93%) Ruby
9 6 (3.37%) Apple Swift
9 6 (3.37%) ES6
9 6 (3.37%) Objective-C
9 6 (3.37%) TypeScript
10 1 (0.56%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (4.49%) Degree
1 8 (4.49%) PMI Certification
2 4 (2.25%) CCNA
2 4 (2.25%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (2.25%) MCITP
2 4 (2.25%) MCSE
2 4 (2.25%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (1.69%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (1.69%) MCP
3 3 (1.69%) MCSA
4 1 (0.56%) CCSP
4 1 (0.56%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.56%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.56%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.74%) PSD2
2 3 (1.69%) ISO 8583
3 2 (1.12%) PMO
System Software
1 12 (6.74%) Docker
2 5 (2.81%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.81%) Hyper-V
2 5 (2.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.56%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 10 (5.62%) Kubernetes
2 8 (4.49%) Control-M
3 7 (3.93%) Terraform
4 5 (2.81%) SCCM
5 3 (1.69%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (1.69%) Puppet
6 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (0.56%) SCOM
Vendors
1 26 (14.61%) Microsoft
2 8 (4.49%) BMC
2 8 (4.49%) Remedy
3 5 (2.81%) VMware
4 4 (2.25%) AppDynamics
4 4 (2.25%) CA Agile Central
4 4 (2.25%) Splunk
5 3 (1.69%) Cisco
5 3 (1.69%) MuleSoft
5 3 (1.69%) ServiceNow
6 2 (1.12%) Oracle
7 1 (0.56%) Ab Initio
7 1 (0.56%) Adobe
7 1 (0.56%) Ariba
7 1 (0.56%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.56%) HP
7 1 (0.56%) SAP
7 1 (0.56%) StorageTek
7 1 (0.56%) Sun
7 1 (0.56%) Xamarin