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 3 months to 22 June 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
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 4 3 19
Rank change year-on-year -1 +16  
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 14 22 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Peterborough 15.22% 22.45% 4.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 19.44% 31.43% 6.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 14 6
Median daily rate £300 £375 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% -16.66%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £388
% change year-on-year - +9.67%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £17.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £42.25 £37.00
% change year-on-year +2.36% +14.18%  

Agile Software Development is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Peterborough with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Peterborough
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 72 70 95
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Peterborough 78.26% 71.43% 78.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 39 49
Median daily rate £370 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.71% -6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £257 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 10 27
Median hourly rate £17.50 £15.75 £12.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +28.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.99 £10.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £31.00 £23.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

Agile Software Development
Job Vacancy Trend in Peterborough

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Peterborough citing Agile Software Development as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Agile Software Development in Peterborough

Agile Software Development
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Peterborough

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Agile Software Development in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 13 (41.94%) SQL Server
2 12 (38.71%) SQL
2 12 (38.71%) TDD
3 11 (35.48%) C#
4 10 (32.26%) .NET
5 8 (25.81%) Microsoft
5 8 (25.81%) Finance
5 8 (25.81%) Selenium
5 8 (25.81%) Test Automation
5 8 (25.81%) SDLC
6 7 (22.58%) Java
7 6 (19.35%) Defect Management
7 6 (19.35%) Git (software)
7 6 (19.35%) WCF
8 5 (16.13%) Data Protection
8 5 (16.13%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (16.13%) WebDriver
8 5 (16.13%) Waterfall
8 5 (16.13%) Windows Server
8 5 (16.13%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (16.13%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (16.13%) Jenkins
8 5 (16.13%) Performance Tuning
8 5 (16.13%) Data Analysis
8 5 (16.13%) Software Testing
8 5 (16.13%) NHibernate
8 5 (16.13%) CSS
8 5 (16.13%) Windows
8 5 (16.13%) E-Commerce
8 5 (16.13%) GDPR

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 3 (9.68%) JBoss
2 2 (6.45%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (3.23%) Drupal
3 1 (3.23%) SilverStripe
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.68%) Firewall
2 1 (3.23%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (41.94%) SQL Server
2 5 (16.13%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (6.45%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (3.23%) Big Data
4 1 (3.23%) Hadoop
4 1 (3.23%) MySQL
4 1 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (25.81%) Selenium
2 6 (19.35%) Git (software)
3 5 (16.13%) Jenkins
3 5 (16.13%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (16.13%) WebDriver
4 4 (12.90%) Appium
4 4 (12.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 4 (12.90%) Eclipse
4 4 (12.90%) JBehave
5 3 (9.68%) Cucumber
5 3 (9.68%) JIRA
6 2 (6.45%) HP UFT
6 2 (6.45%) JMeter
6 2 (6.45%) JUnit
7 1 (3.23%) Grunt
7 1 (3.23%) gulp
7 1 (3.23%) Karma Test Runner
7 1 (3.23%) Mocha
7 1 (3.23%) SpecFlow
General
1 8 (25.81%) Finance
2 3 (9.68%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 12 (38.71%) Developer
2 7 (22.58%) .NET Developer
2 7 (22.58%) Analyst
3 6 (19.35%) C# .NET Developer
3 6 (19.35%) C# Developer
3 6 (19.35%) C# WCF Developer
3 6 (19.35%) SQL Developer
3 6 (19.35%) SQL Server Developer
3 6 (19.35%) WCF Developer
4 5 (16.13%) Test Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) Applications Support
5 3 (9.68%) Node.js Developer
5 3 (9.68%) Test Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Automation Test Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) IT Manager
6 2 (6.45%) IT Project Manager
6 2 (6.45%) JavaScript Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Project Manager
6 2 (6.45%) Support Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (32.26%) .NET
2 6 (19.35%) WCF
3 5 (16.13%) CSS
3 5 (16.13%) NHibernate
4 4 (12.90%) Node.js
5 3 (9.68%) Java EE
5 3 (9.68%) Web Services
6 2 (6.45%) AngularJS
6 2 (6.45%) XML
7 1 (3.23%) Angular 2
7 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET
7 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (3.23%) Backbone.js
7 1 (3.23%) CSS3
7 1 (3.23%) Highcharts JS
7 1 (3.23%) HTML
7 1 (3.23%) HTML5
7 1 (3.23%) KnockoutJS
7 1 (3.23%) RESTful
7 1 (3.23%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.45%) AS400
3 1 (3.23%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (3.23%) iSeries
3 1 (3.23%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.13%) Windows
1 5 (16.13%) Windows Server
1 5 (16.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (38.71%) TDD
2 8 (25.81%) SDLC
2 8 (25.81%) Test Automation
3 6 (19.35%) Defect Management
4 5 (16.13%) Data Analysis
4 5 (16.13%) Data Protection
4 5 (16.13%) E-Commerce
4 5 (16.13%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (16.13%) Software Testing
4 5 (16.13%) Waterfall
5 4 (12.90%) Manual Testing
5 4 (12.90%) Test Scripting
6 3 (9.68%) ITIL
6 3 (9.68%) Load Balancing
6 3 (9.68%) MVC
6 3 (9.68%) Regression Testing
7 2 (6.45%) OO
7 2 (6.45%) Performance Testing
7 2 (6.45%) PRINCE2
7 2 (6.45%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 12 (38.71%) SQL
2 11 (35.48%) C#
3 7 (22.58%) Java
4 3 (9.68%) JavaScript
5 2 (6.45%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (9.68%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 2 (6.45%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (6.45%) Degree
2 2 (6.45%) ISEB
2 2 (6.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (3.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.13%) GDPR
2 4 (12.90%) QA
3 3 (9.68%) Data Quality
4 1 (3.23%) PMO
System Software
1 4 (12.90%) VMware ESXi
1 4 (12.90%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (25.81%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.90%) VMware
3 1 (3.23%) Zend