Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 2017 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
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1 2 4
Rank change year-on-year +1 +2 0
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 195 217 124
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 28.68% 23.51% 15.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 34.09% 27.06% 19.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 173 81
Northamptonshire median daily rate £425 £430 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.16% -4.44% +11.80%
10th Percentile £299 £314 £313
90th Percentile £550 £575 £600
East Midlands median daily rate £403 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -5.29% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northamptonshire median hourly rate - - -
East Midlands median hourly rate £45.00 - £47.50

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 572 802 633
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 84.12% 86.89% 80.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 358 591 442
Northamptonshire median daily rate £405 £420 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.57% -1.18% -
10th Percentile £220 £281 £263
90th Percentile £550 £575 £575
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 15 12
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £11.79 £11.75 £18.52
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.36% -36.56% +23.47%
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £14.00 £16.35
% change year-on-year +10.71% -14.37% +5.48%

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 19 November 2017.

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 19 November 2017. 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 +2 116 £373 -9.15% 5
Kettering +1 1 £305 -15.86% 3
Corby 0 1 £475 -9.52% 3
Agile Software Development
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Agile Software Development also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Northamptonshire region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 85 (43.59%) Java
2 53 (27.18%) E-Commerce
3 52 (26.67%) Spring
4 49 (25.13%) TDD
4 49 (25.13%) Finance
5 43 (22.05%) Scrum
6 39 (20.00%) SQL
7 38 (19.49%) Java EE
8 36 (18.46%) J2EE
9 33 (16.92%) Oracle
9 33 (16.92%) JUnit
9 33 (16.92%) Hibernate
10 32 (16.41%) SDLC
11 31 (15.90%) RESTful
12 30 (15.38%) HTML
13 29 (14.87%) Waterfall
14 28 (14.36%) Banking
14 28 (14.36%) Maven
15 27 (13.85%) OO
16 26 (13.33%) JavaScript
16 26 (13.33%) Web Services
17 25 (12.82%) C#
17 25 (12.82%) Test Automation
18 24 (12.31%) Project Management
18 24 (12.31%) .NET
18 24 (12.31%) CSS
19 21 (10.77%) JIRA
20 20 (10.26%) Microsoft
20 20 (10.26%) Git (software)
20 20 (10.26%) NoSQL

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 15 (7.69%) JBoss
2 13 (6.67%) Tomcat
3 5 (2.56%) Confluence
4 4 (2.05%) Documentum
5 3 (1.54%) CMS
6 2 (1.03%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 2 (1.03%) Apache
6 2 (1.03%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.51%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.51%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.51%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 8 (4.10%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (3.59%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (3.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (2.05%) OmniGraffle
3 4 (2.05%) Simulink
4 2 (1.03%) InVision
5 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.51%) UserZoom
Business Applications
1 2 (1.03%) SAP Hybris
2 1 (0.51%) Infor CloudSuite
2 1 (0.51%) Infor M3
2 1 (0.51%) Oracle SCM
2 1 (0.51%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.59%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.05%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 4 (2.05%) Google Analytics
3 3 (1.54%) SaaS
4 2 (1.03%) OpenShift
4 2 (1.03%) PaaS
5 1 (0.51%) npm
5 1 (0.51%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 17 (8.72%) Internet
2 11 (5.64%) Unified Communications
3 3 (1.54%) HTTP
3 3 (1.54%) HTTPS
4 2 (1.03%) MQTT
4 2 (1.03%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (1.03%) ZigBee
4 2 (1.03%) Z-Wave
5 1 (0.51%) DNS
5 1 (0.51%) SMTP
5 1 (0.51%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (10.26%) NoSQL
2 14 (7.18%) MongoDB
2 14 (7.18%) Relational Database
2 14 (7.18%) SQL Server
3 13 (6.67%) RDBMS
4 5 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (2.05%) Spotfire
6 3 (1.54%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.03%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 2 (1.03%) MySQL
8 1 (0.51%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.51%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.51%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.51%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 33 (16.92%) JUnit
2 28 (14.36%) Maven
3 21 (10.77%) JIRA
4 20 (10.26%) Git (software)
5 18 (9.23%) Jenkins
6 11 (5.64%) Gradle
7 8 (4.10%) Cucumber
7 8 (4.10%) SonarQube
8 7 (3.59%) IntelliJ
8 7 (3.59%) JProfiler
8 7 (3.59%) Selenium
9 6 (3.08%) Axure RP
9 6 (3.08%) Eclipse
10 5 (2.56%) Grunt
11 4 (2.05%) Bitbucket
11 4 (2.05%) NUnit
11 4 (2.05%) Sonatype Nexus
12 3 (1.54%) JSUnit
13 2 (1.03%) TeamCity
13 2 (1.03%) TestNG
General
1 49 (25.13%) Finance
2 28 (14.36%) Banking
3 11 (5.64%) Automotive
4 8 (4.10%) Retail
5 5 (2.56%) Marketing
6 3 (1.54%) Advertising
6 3 (1.54%) Legal
7 2 (1.03%) Electronics
8 1 (0.51%) Games
8 1 (0.51%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 80 (41.03%) Developer
2 43 (22.05%) Java Developer
3 25 (12.82%) Architect
4 17 (8.72%) Analyst
5 12 (6.15%) Java Architect
6 11 (5.64%) Agile Developer
6 11 (5.64%) Full Stack Developer
7 10 (5.13%) Business Analyst
8 9 (4.62%) .NET Developer
9 8 (4.10%) 3rd Line Support
9 8 (4.10%) C# Developer
9 8 (4.10%) Project Manager
9 8 (4.10%) Solutions Architect
10 7 (3.59%) C# .NET Developer
10 7 (3.59%) Designer
10 7 (3.59%) Scrum Master
10 7 (3.59%) Software Engineer
10 7 (3.59%) Test Engineer
11 6 (3.08%) Agile Java Developer
11 6 (3.08%) UI Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (26.67%) Spring
2 38 (19.49%) Java EE
3 36 (18.46%) J2EE
4 33 (16.92%) Hibernate
5 31 (15.90%) RESTful
6 30 (15.38%) HTML
7 26 (13.33%) Web Services
8 24 (12.31%) .NET
8 24 (12.31%) CSS
9 18 (9.23%) Node.js
10 15 (7.69%) AngularJS
10 15 (7.69%) SOAP
11 14 (7.18%) jQuery
11 14 (7.18%) REST
12 13 (6.67%) HTML5
12 13 (6.67%) JPA
13 12 (6.15%) JMS
14 11 (5.64%) CSS3
15 10 (5.13%) Spring Boot
16 9 (4.62%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 15 (7.69%) User Experience
2 11 (5.64%) Clustering
2 11 (5.64%) Data Centre
3 10 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (3.59%) Mobile App
5 6 (3.08%) Computer Science
6 4 (2.05%) Animation
6 4 (2.05%) Mainframe
7 3 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.51%) DataPower
8 1 (0.51%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.51%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.51%) IVR
8 1 (0.51%) Mobile Computing
8 1 (0.51%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 12 (6.15%) Windows
2 9 (4.62%) Linux
3 3 (1.54%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.03%) Android
4 2 (1.03%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (0.51%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (27.18%) E-Commerce
2 49 (25.13%) TDD
3 43 (22.05%) Scrum
4 32 (16.41%) SDLC
5 29 (14.87%) Waterfall
6 27 (13.85%) OO
7 25 (12.82%) Test Automation
8 24 (12.31%) Project Management
9 20 (10.26%) Microservices
10 18 (9.23%) ITIL
10 18 (9.23%) PRINCE2
11 17 (8.72%) ERP
11 17 (8.72%) Stakeholder Management
11 17 (8.72%) Unit Testing
12 16 (8.21%) BDD
13 12 (6.15%) Disaster Recovery
13 12 (6.15%) High Availability
14 11 (5.64%) Kanban
14 11 (5.64%) Pair Programming
14 11 (5.64%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 85 (43.59%) Java
2 39 (20.00%) SQL
3 26 (13.33%) JavaScript
4 25 (12.82%) C#
5 4 (2.05%) MATLAB
6 3 (1.54%) C
6 3 (1.54%) Perl
6 3 (1.54%) VB.NET
6 3 (1.54%) XAML
7 2 (1.03%) Embedded C
7 2 (1.03%) Jython
7 2 (1.03%) Python
7 2 (1.03%) VB
8 1 (0.51%) Apple Swift
8 1 (0.51%) C++
8 1 (0.51%) Objective-C
8 1 (0.51%) PHP
8 1 (0.51%) Ruby
8 1 (0.51%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.51%) VC++
Qualifications
1 18 (9.23%) Degree
2 7 (3.59%) CCIE
2 7 (3.59%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (3.59%) MCSE
2 7 (3.59%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (3.59%) VCAP
3 3 (1.54%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (1.54%) ISEB
3 3 (1.54%) ISTQB
3 3 (1.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (0.51%) AWS Certification
4 1 (0.51%) IIBA
4 1 (0.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.15%) PMO
2 5 (2.56%) QA
3 2 (1.03%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 15 (7.69%) Docker
2 7 (3.59%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.03%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (1.03%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.51%) Ansible
2 1 (0.51%) Kibana
2 1 (0.51%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.51%) Mesos
2 1 (0.51%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 33 (16.92%) Oracle
2 20 (10.26%) Microsoft
3 10 (5.13%) Perforce
4 7 (3.59%) Cisco
4 7 (3.59%) NetApp
4 7 (3.59%) VMware
5 6 (3.08%) Adobe
5 6 (3.08%) SAP
6 5 (2.56%) Capita
7 4 (2.05%) Google
7 4 (2.05%) IBM
7 4 (2.05%) MicroStrategy
7 4 (2.05%) OpenText
7 4 (2.05%) Tableau
8 2 (1.03%) Apple
8 2 (1.03%) CA Agile Central
8 2 (1.03%) HP
8 2 (1.03%) hybris
8 2 (1.03%) Infor
9 1 (0.51%) Salesforce.com