Period
to 21 July 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 21 July 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
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1 4 4
Rank change year-on-year +3 0 0
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 240 139 163
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 30.04% 18.71% 21.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 35.40% 22.42% 24.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 98 147
Northamptonshire median daily rate £400 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £325 £316 £298
90th Percentile £520 £550 £538
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £423 £420
% change year-on-year -5.33% +0.60% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northamptonshire median hourly rate - - -
East Midlands median hourly rate - £17.85 £43.50
% change year-on-year - -58.97% -

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 678 620 659
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 84.86% 83.45% 87.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 418 416 500
Northamptonshire median daily rate £400 £414 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.32% -2.65% -
10th Percentile £296 £253 £285
90th Percentile £525 £538 £575
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 6
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £11.17 £13.86 £15.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.41% -12.69% -5.65%
10th Percentile £10.29 £9.85 £11.13
90th Percentile £47.50 £102.10 £35.63
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.86 £15.00 £15.25
% change year-on-year +5.73% -1.64% -10.29%

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 21 July 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 21 July 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 +4 183 £380 -10.59% 18
Kettering - 4 £425 - 3
Corby +1 2 - - 3
Daventry - 1 £400 -
Agile Software Development
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 89 (37.08%) Finance
2 69 (28.75%) Java
3 57 (23.75%) Stakeholder Management
3 57 (23.75%) Scrum
4 55 (22.92%) TDD
5 49 (20.42%) Analytical Skills
6 45 (18.75%) Spring
7 42 (17.50%) JavaScript
8 41 (17.08%) OO
9 37 (15.42%) HTML
10 35 (14.58%) CSS
10 35 (14.58%) Maven
10 35 (14.58%) JIRA
11 34 (14.17%) Microservices
12 32 (13.33%) User Experience
12 32 (13.33%) Hibernate
13 30 (12.50%) Waterfall
14 29 (12.08%) Problem-Solving
15 28 (11.67%) Test Automation
16 27 (11.25%) RESTful
16 27 (11.25%) Web Services
17 26 (10.83%) User Stories
17 26 (10.83%) SDLC
18 25 (10.42%) Git (software)
18 25 (10.42%) Business Analysis
18 25 (10.42%) Banking
19 24 (10.00%) Degree
19 24 (10.00%) Windows
19 24 (10.00%) Project Management
19 24 (10.00%) AngularJS

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 14 (5.83%) Confluence
2 8 (3.33%) Tomcat
3 7 (2.92%) JBoss
4 6 (2.50%) SAS
5 4 (1.67%) NServiceBus
6 3 (1.25%) CMS
7 2 (0.83%) Apache
7 2 (0.83%) Apache Solr
7 2 (0.83%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.42%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.42%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.42%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.42%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.42%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.42%) WebSphere
Applications
1 13 (5.42%) InVision
2 12 (5.00%) UserZoom
3 3 (1.25%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.83%) Chatbot
5 1 (0.42%) CATIA
5 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (1.67%) BASE24
2 1 (0.42%) ENOVIA
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.25%) npm
3 3 (1.25%) PaaS
4 2 (0.83%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 2 (0.83%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.42%) IBM Blueworks
5 1 (0.42%) Taleo
5 1 (0.42%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.25%) ATM
1 3 (1.25%) Internet
2 1 (0.42%) HTTP
2 1 (0.42%) SMS
2 1 (0.42%) SSL
2 1 (0.42%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.42%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (4.17%) SQL Server
2 9 (3.75%) Hadoop
2 9 (3.75%) NoSQL
3 8 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (2.50%) MongoDB
5 3 (1.25%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.25%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 3 (1.25%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 2 (0.83%) DB2
6 2 (0.83%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (0.83%) RDBMS
6 2 (0.83%) SQL Server 2016
6 2 (0.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.42%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.42%) Big Data
7 1 (0.42%) HBase
7 1 (0.42%) Informix
7 1 (0.42%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.42%) RavenDB
7 1 (0.42%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 35 (14.58%) JIRA
1 35 (14.58%) Maven
2 25 (10.42%) Git (software)
3 22 (9.17%) JUnit
4 17 (7.08%) Jenkins
4 17 (7.08%) Subversion
5 16 (6.67%) Axure RP
6 15 (6.25%) Selenium
7 12 (5.00%) Cucumber
8 11 (4.58%) SonarQube
9 8 (3.33%) JSUnit
10 7 (2.92%) Gradle
10 7 (2.92%) SoapUI
11 6 (2.50%) IntelliJ
12 5 (2.08%) Bitbucket
12 5 (2.08%) CA Release Automation
12 5 (2.08%) LoadUI
13 4 (1.67%) Grunt
13 4 (1.67%) Octopus Deploy
13 4 (1.67%) ProC
General
1 89 (37.08%) Finance
2 25 (10.42%) Banking
3 13 (5.42%) Marketing
4 11 (4.58%) Legal
5 8 (3.33%) Automotive
6 7 (2.92%) Retail
7 6 (2.50%) Games
7 6 (2.50%) Retail Banking
8 2 (0.83%) Advertising
9 1 (0.42%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 71 (29.58%) Developer
2 38 (15.83%) Java Developer
3 31 (12.92%) Analyst
4 22 (9.17%) Business Analyst
5 21 (8.75%) Architect
6 16 (6.67%) Project Manager
7 13 (5.42%) Designer
8 12 (5.00%) Scrum Master
9 11 (4.58%) Change Manager
10 10 (4.17%) User Experience Researcher
11 9 (3.75%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 9 (3.75%) React Developer
11 9 (3.75%) UI Developer
12 8 (3.33%) .NET Developer
12 8 (3.33%) Agile Project Manager
12 8 (3.33%) Java Architect
12 8 (3.33%) Solutions Architect
13 6 (2.50%) Programmer
13 6 (2.50%) Senior Developer
13 6 (2.50%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (18.75%) Spring
2 37 (15.42%) HTML
3 35 (14.58%) CSS
4 32 (13.33%) Hibernate
5 27 (11.25%) RESTful
5 27 (11.25%) Web Services
6 24 (10.00%) AngularJS
6 24 (10.00%) Spring Boot
7 20 (8.33%) HTML5
8 19 (7.92%) SOAP
9 18 (7.50%) Java EE
9 18 (7.50%) Node.js
10 16 (6.67%) CSS3
11 15 (6.25%) .NET
11 15 (6.25%) jQuery
11 15 (6.25%) React
12 14 (5.83%) XML
13 12 (5.00%) REST
14 10 (4.17%) JSON
15 8 (3.33%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 49 (20.42%) Analytical Skills
2 32 (13.33%) User Experience
3 8 (3.33%) Data Structures
4 6 (2.50%) Computer Science
5 5 (2.08%) Mobile App
6 4 (1.67%) Mainframe
6 4 (1.67%) Self-Motivation
7 3 (1.25%) Fintech
7 3 (1.25%) PMI
8 2 (0.83%) IVR
8 2 (0.83%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.83%) Tandem
9 1 (0.42%) Animation
9 1 (0.42%) APACS
9 1 (0.42%) Clustering
9 1 (0.42%) CMDB
9 1 (0.42%) Credit Risk
9 1 (0.42%) DataPower
9 1 (0.42%) Market Risk
9 1 (0.42%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 24 (10.00%) Windows
2 19 (7.92%) Linux
3 13 (5.42%) Android
3 13 (5.42%) Apple iOS
4 10 (4.17%) Mac OS
5 6 (2.50%) Unix
6 3 (1.25%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.83%) Solaris
8 1 (0.42%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (23.75%) Scrum
1 57 (23.75%) Stakeholder Management
2 55 (22.92%) TDD
3 41 (17.08%) OO
4 34 (14.17%) Microservices
5 30 (12.50%) Waterfall
6 29 (12.08%) Problem-Solving
7 28 (11.67%) Test Automation
8 26 (10.83%) SDLC
8 26 (10.83%) User Stories
9 25 (10.42%) Business Analysis
10 24 (10.00%) Project Management
11 18 (7.50%) DevOps
11 18 (7.50%) ITIL
11 18 (7.50%) Wireframes
12 17 (7.08%) Unit Testing
13 16 (6.67%) Kanban
14 15 (6.25%) PRINCE2
14 15 (6.25%) Psychology
14 15 (6.25%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 69 (28.75%) Java
2 42 (17.50%) JavaScript
3 24 (10.00%) Java 8
4 22 (9.17%) SQL
5 9 (3.75%) C#
6 7 (2.92%) ES6
7 5 (2.08%) R
8 4 (1.67%) T-SQL
9 3 (1.25%) Python
10 2 (0.83%) Bash Shell
10 2 (0.83%) C
10 2 (0.83%) Java 9
10 2 (0.83%) PL/SQL
10 2 (0.83%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.42%) AWK
11 1 (0.42%) C++
11 1 (0.42%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 24 (10.00%) Degree
2 7 (2.92%) PMI Certification
3 6 (2.50%) Computer Science Degree
4 5 (2.08%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (1.67%) PMP
6 2 (0.83%) ISEB
6 2 (0.83%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.83%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.42%) MCSE
7 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.92%) PMO
2 6 (2.50%) QA
3 1 (0.42%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.42%) ISO 8583
3 1 (0.42%) PSD2
System Software
1 4 (1.67%) Docker
2 2 (0.83%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.42%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.42%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (0.42%) HDFS
3 1 (0.42%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (2.08%) Puppet
3 4 (1.67%) SCCM
4 2 (0.83%) Ansible
4 2 (0.83%) logstash
4 2 (0.83%) Terraform
5 1 (0.42%) Hadoop YARN
5 1 (0.42%) Mesos
5 1 (0.42%) Oozie
5 1 (0.42%) Salt
Vendors
1 14 (5.83%) Oracle
2 13 (5.42%) CA Agile Central
3 7 (2.92%) Microsoft
4 6 (2.50%) Adobe
5 4 (1.67%) Teradata
6 3 (1.25%) Ab Initio
6 3 (1.25%) Capita
6 3 (1.25%) Google
6 3 (1.25%) MuleSoft
6 3 (1.25%) Perforce
7 1 (0.42%) HP
7 1 (0.42%) Infor
7 1 (0.42%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.42%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.42%) SAP
7 1 (0.42%) Tableau
7 1 (0.42%) VMware