The table below looks at the statistics for Agile Software Development skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Agile Software Development over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 19 31 34
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +3
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 40 18 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 8.42% 3.90% 3.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.90% 5.63% 5.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 8 7
Average daily rate
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£350 £438 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +66.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £368 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £495 £324
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 7
Average hourly rate £33.73 £27.50 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.63% -27.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.55 £26.30 £33.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.35 £35.10 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £57.50 £40.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+41.97% +9.47%
Agile Software Development
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Essex region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
367 320 323
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 77.26% 69.26% 65.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 167 159
Average daily rate £400 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £263 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 38 55
Average hourly rate £31.16 £27.80 £32.10
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.09% -13.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £16.00 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.12 £41.00 £42.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

Agile Software Development
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Agile Software Development Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Agile Software Development
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Trend in Essex

Agile Software Development
Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Essex region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014.

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

Agile Software Development
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Agile Software Development Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

Agile Software Development
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Software Development within the Essex region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Basildon +7 11 £438 - 1
Brentwood - 3 £220 -
Chelmsford - 3 £206 -
Colchester - 2 £350 -
Harlow - - - -
Saffron Walden - - - -
Stanford-le-Hope - - - -
Witham - - - -
Agile Software Development
East of England

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex region citing Agile Software Development also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Agile Software Development.

1 38 (57.58%) Java
2 33 (50.00%) SQL
3 26 (39.39%) HTML
4 25 (37.88%) XML
5 24 (36.36%) UNIX
6 23 (34.85%) J2EE
7 22 (33.33%) JavaScript
8 19 (28.79%) Content Management
9 17 (25.76%) WebSphere
9 17 (25.76%) Linux
10 16 (24.24%) Scrum
10 16 (24.24%) AccuRev
11 15 (22.73%) Oracle
11 15 (22.73%) CSS
12 13 (19.70%) .NET
12 13 (19.70%) OO
12 13 (19.70%) SOA
13 11 (16.67%) FatWire
13 11 (16.67%) RUP
13 11 (16.67%) Web Services
13 11 (16.67%) SQL Server
14 10 (15.15%) PL/SQL
14 10 (15.15%) Finance
14 10 (15.15%) Ajax
14 10 (15.15%) HTML5
15 9 (13.64%) Web Development
15 9 (13.64%) XHTML
16 8 (12.12%) JBoss
16 8 (12.12%) C#
16 8 (12.12%) Ant

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex region citing Agile Software Development also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Agile Software Development. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 17 (25.76%) WebSphere
2 5 (7.58%) Apache
2 5 (7.58%) CMS
3 4 (6.06%) IBM HTTP Server
4 3 (4.55%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.52%) IIS
5 1 (1.52%) GlassFish
Applications
1 6 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
2 5 (7.58%) MS Office
2 5 (7.58%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.52%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.52%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (3.03%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.58%) Internet
2 2 (3.03%) LDAP
2 2 (3.03%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 8 (12.12%) Oracle Database
2 8 (12.12%) Relational Database
3 3 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (3.03%) NoSQL
4 2 (3.03%) MySQL
4 2 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.52%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.52%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 8 (12.12%) Ant
2 5 (7.58%) Eclipse
3 4 (6.06%) JIRA
3 4 (6.06%) Git (software)
4 3 (4.55%) Maven
5 2 (3.03%) Jenkins
5 2 (3.03%) Visual Studio
5 2 (3.03%) Subversion
6 1 (1.52%) Selenium
6 1 (1.52%) Bugzilla
6 1 (1.52%) NUnit
6 1 (1.52%) JUnit
6 1 (1.52%) SpecFlow
6 1 (1.52%) Gradle
General
1 10 (15.15%) Finance
2 7 (10.61%) Legal
3 6 (9.09%) Automotive
4 5 (7.58%) Publishing
4 5 (7.58%) Marketing
5 1 (1.52%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.52%) Banking
5 1 (1.52%) Retail
5 1 (1.52%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 30 (45.45%) Developer
2 15 (22.73%) Analyst
3 13 (19.70%) Java Developer
4 9 (13.64%) Project Manager
5 8 (12.12%) Business Analyst
6 7 (10.61%) Architect
7 4 (6.06%) Systems Analyst
7 4 (6.06%) .NET Developer
8 3 (4.55%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (4.55%) SQL Developer
8 3 (4.55%) Technical Architect
8 3 (4.55%) PL/SQL Developer
9 2 (3.03%) Technical Manager
9 2 (3.03%) Dynamics CRM Developer
9 2 (3.03%) Digital Project Manager
9 2 (3.03%) Agile Project Manager
9 2 (3.03%) Agile Business Analyst
9 2 (3.03%) CRM Developer
9 2 (3.03%) Technical Project Manager
9 2 (3.03%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (39.39%) HTML
2 25 (37.88%) XML
3 23 (34.85%) J2EE
4 15 (22.73%) CSS
5 13 (19.70%) .NET
6 11 (16.67%) Web Services
7 10 (15.15%) Ajax
7 10 (15.15%) HTML5
8 9 (13.64%) XHTML
9 7 (10.61%) XSLT
9 7 (10.61%) JSP
9 7 (10.61%) Servlets
10 6 (9.09%) ASP.NET
10 6 (9.09%) WCF
10 6 (9.09%) JSF
10 6 (9.09%) JPA
10 6 (9.09%) PrimeFaces
11 5 (7.58%) Hibernate
12 4 (6.06%) jQuery
12 4 (6.06%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.09%) Open Source
2 5 (7.58%) Web 2.0
3 2 (3.03%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.03%) Visualisation
3 2 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.52%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 24 (36.36%) UNIX
2 17 (25.76%) Linux
3 8 (12.12%) Windows
4 5 (7.58%) Solaris
5 2 (3.03%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (28.79%) Content Management
2 16 (24.24%) Scrum
3 13 (19.70%) OO
3 13 (19.70%) SOA
4 11 (16.67%) RUP
5 9 (13.64%) Web Development
6 8 (12.12%) Release Management
6 8 (12.12%) Configuration Management
7 7 (10.61%) RAD
7 7 (10.61%) UML
7 7 (10.61%) Validation
7 7 (10.61%) OOD
8 6 (9.09%) Information Management
8 6 (9.09%) TDD
8 6 (9.09%) Zachman Framework
8 6 (9.09%) TOGAF
8 6 (9.09%) Enterprise Architecture
8 6 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
9 5 (7.58%) SEO
9 5 (7.58%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 38 (57.58%) Java
2 33 (50.00%) SQL
3 22 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 10 (15.15%) PL/SQL
5 8 (12.12%) C#
6 7 (10.61%) C++
6 7 (10.61%) Shell Script
7 2 (3.03%) T-SQL
7 2 (3.03%) VB
8 1 (1.52%) Embedded C
8 1 (1.52%) Ruby
8 1 (1.52%) Groovy
8 1 (1.52%) Scala
8 1 (1.52%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (10.61%) Sun Certification
2 4 (6.06%) PMP
2 4 (6.06%) PMI Certification
3 3 (4.55%) Degree
4 2 (3.03%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.52%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.52%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.52%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (24.24%) AccuRev
2 15 (22.73%) Oracle
3 11 (16.67%) FatWire
4 8 (12.12%) JBoss
5 7 (10.61%) IBM
5 7 (10.61%) Sun
6 4 (6.06%) Microsoft
Basildon, Essex
Advanced Resource Managers
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
Loughton
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Essex
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 14 days ago