Period
to 21 October 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Peterborough 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 October 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
Cambridgeshire > Peterborough
6 months to
21 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 3 8 15
Rank change year-on-year +5 +7 +4
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 70 27 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Peterborough 20.41% 12.56% 10.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 25.18% 15.88% 14.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 19 21
Peterborough median daily rate £325 £350 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.14% -17.65% +38.21%
10th Percentile £268 £300 £313
90th Percentile £510 £538 £475
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £375 £400 £373
% change year-on-year -6.25% +7.38% -1.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Peterborough median hourly rate £17.50 - -
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £44.00 £40.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year +10.00% -15.79% -17.39%

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 Peterborough with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Peterborough
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 278 170 167
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Peterborough 81.05% 79.07% 71.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 87 82
Peterborough median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% +20.97%
10th Percentile £255 £175 £213
90th Percentile £475 £488 £575
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £375 £400 £375
% change year-on-year -6.25% +6.67% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 16 38
Peterborough median hourly rate £14.75 £29.25 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -49.57% +134.00% -40.48%
10th Percentile £10.00 £9.00 £11.50
90th Percentile £25.00 £45.63 £24.08
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +1.35% +105.56% -34.55%

Agile Software Development
Job Vacancy Trend in Peterborough

Job postings citing Agile Software Development as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Peterborough.

Job vacancy trend for Agile Software Development in Peterborough

Agile Software Development
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Peterborough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Agile Software Development in Peterborough.

Contractor daily rate trend for Agile Software Development in Peterborough

Agile Software Development
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Peterborough

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Agile Software Development in Peterborough over the 6 months to 21 October 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Agile Software Development in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 Peterborough region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 31 (44.29%) SDLC
2 27 (38.57%) JIRA
3 26 (37.14%) Finance
3 26 (37.14%) Scrum
4 25 (35.71%) .NET
5 23 (32.86%) Git (software)
6 22 (31.43%) TDD
7 21 (30.00%) Java
8 20 (28.57%) SQL
9 19 (27.14%) C#
9 19 (27.14%) RESTful
10 18 (25.71%) Spring
10 18 (25.71%) SoapUI
11 15 (21.43%) SOAP
11 15 (21.43%) Web Services
11 15 (21.43%) Tomcat
11 15 (21.43%) Retail
12 14 (20.00%) JSON
12 14 (20.00%) Defect Management
13 13 (18.57%) Confluence
13 13 (18.57%) Maven
13 13 (18.57%) Atlassian
13 13 (18.57%) XML
13 13 (18.57%) SQL Server
13 13 (18.57%) JUnit
14 12 (17.14%) Continuous Integration
14 12 (17.14%) Kanban
14 12 (17.14%) Jenkins
14 12 (17.14%) User Stories
15 11 (15.71%) Test Automation

Agile Software Development
Co-occurring IT Skills in Peterborough 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 (21.43%) Tomcat
2 13 (18.57%) Confluence
3 8 (11.43%) JBoss
3 8 (11.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (4.29%) Apache Spark
5 1 (1.43%) Mule
5 1 (1.43%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 1 (1.43%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.43%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.29%) npm
3 2 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.43%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.43%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.71%) ATM
2 1 (1.43%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (18.57%) SQL Server
2 8 (11.43%) Oracle Database
2 8 (11.43%) Oracle Database 10g
3 4 (5.71%) Big Data
3 4 (5.71%) Hadoop
4 3 (4.29%) Amazon Redshift
5 2 (2.86%) RDBMS
5 2 (2.86%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 27 (38.57%) JIRA
2 23 (32.86%) Git (software)
3 18 (25.71%) SoapUI
4 13 (18.57%) JUnit
4 13 (18.57%) Maven
5 12 (17.14%) Jenkins
6 11 (15.71%) Selenium
7 10 (14.29%) TeamCity
8 9 (12.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 8 (11.43%) Team Foundation Server
10 6 (8.57%) NUnit
11 5 (7.14%) Cucumber
11 5 (7.14%) JMeter
11 5 (7.14%) WebDriver
12 4 (5.71%) Bitbucket
12 4 (5.71%) Gradle
13 2 (2.86%) FitNesse
13 2 (2.86%) HP UFT
13 2 (2.86%) Robot Framework
13 2 (2.86%) RSpec
General
1 26 (37.14%) Finance
2 15 (21.43%) Retail
3 2 (2.86%) Banking
3 2 (2.86%) Marketing
4 1 (1.43%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 35 (50.00%) Developer
2 17 (24.29%) Analyst
3 15 (21.43%) .NET Developer
4 12 (17.14%) C# Developer
4 12 (17.14%) SQL Developer
5 11 (15.71%) C# .NET Developer
6 9 (12.86%) Business Analyst
6 9 (12.86%) C# WCF Developer
6 9 (12.86%) Java Developer
6 9 (12.86%) SQL Server Developer
6 9 (12.86%) WCF Developer
7 6 (8.57%) Test Analyst
7 6 (8.57%) Tester
8 5 (7.14%) Agile Business Analyst
8 5 (7.14%) Project Manager
8 5 (7.14%) Scrum Master
9 4 (5.71%) AWS Developer
9 4 (5.71%) JavaScript Developer
10 3 (4.29%) Agile Tester
10 3 (4.29%) Node.js Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (35.71%) .NET
2 19 (27.14%) RESTful
3 18 (25.71%) Spring
4 15 (21.43%) SOAP
4 15 (21.43%) Web Services
5 14 (20.00%) JSON
6 13 (18.57%) XML
7 10 (14.29%) J2EE
7 10 (14.29%) WCF
8 9 (12.86%) jQuery
9 8 (11.43%) NHibernate
10 7 (10.00%) .NET Framework
11 6 (8.57%) Hibernate
12 5 (7.14%) CSS
13 4 (5.71%) Gherkin
13 4 (5.71%) Node.js
13 4 (5.71%) Velocity
14 3 (4.29%) .NET Core
14 3 (4.29%) AngularJS
14 3 (4.29%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
1 8 (11.43%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (4.29%) Virtual Team
3 2 (2.86%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.43%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.43%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.43%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (44.29%) SDLC
2 26 (37.14%) Scrum
3 22 (31.43%) TDD
4 14 (20.00%) Defect Management
5 12 (17.14%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (17.14%) Kanban
5 12 (17.14%) User Stories
6 11 (15.71%) Business Analysis
6 11 (15.71%) Test Automation
7 10 (14.29%) BDD
7 10 (14.29%) Test Scripting
8 9 (12.86%) SOA
9 8 (11.43%) Acceptance Criteria
9 8 (11.43%) API Development
9 8 (11.43%) Performance Tuning
10 7 (10.00%) ATDD
10 7 (10.00%) Software Testing
10 7 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
11 6 (8.57%) Microservices
12 5 (7.14%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 21 (30.00%) Java
2 20 (28.57%) SQL
3 19 (27.14%) C#
4 8 (11.43%) PL/SQL
5 7 (10.00%) JavaScript
6 3 (4.29%) Scala
7 2 (2.86%) C++
7 2 (2.86%) Python
7 2 (2.86%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.29%) Data Quality
1 3 (4.29%) PCI DSS
1 3 (4.29%) QA
System Software
1 7 (10.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (11.43%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (18.57%) Atlassian
2 10 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 8 (11.43%) Oracle