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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Agile Software Development over the 3 months to 9 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Agile Software Development
Rank 2 4 8
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +4
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 111 122 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 27.75% 21.86% 18.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 32.46% 27.98% 21.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 79 69
Median daily rate £425 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £325 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £600 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 11 4
Median hourly rate £41.25 £36.50 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.01% -5.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.85 £32.40 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £44.55 £47.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £43.50 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +22.53%
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
342 436 439
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 85.50% 78.14% 83.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 223 229 273
Median daily rate £425 £430 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.16% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £299 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £580 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 79 39
Median hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £16.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £45.00 £48.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.25 £34.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.02% +36.00%

Agile Software Development
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Essex region citing Agile Software Development as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 9 December 2016.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Essex region over the 3 months to 9 December 2016.

Agile Software Development Hourly Rate Histogram in Essex

Agile Software Development
Contract Job Locations in Essex

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 Essex region over the 3 months to 9 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Southend-on-Sea 0 23 £475 -9.52% 1
Basildon -5 12 £258 -25.36% 1
Brentwood +5 4 £265 -18.46% 1
Colchester 0 4 - -
Chelmsford +5 3 £450 +38.46% 4
Agile Software Development
East of England

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, 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 Essex region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 70 (35.53%) Java
2 58 (29.44%) Scrum
3 54 (27.41%) Marketing
4 52 (26.40%) TDD
5 49 (24.87%) SOA
5 49 (24.87%) Digital Marketing
6 47 (23.86%) Finance
7 46 (23.35%) DevOps
8 42 (21.32%) Continuous Integration
9 39 (19.80%) Adobe
9 39 (19.80%) .NET
9 39 (19.80%) Oracle
10 38 (19.29%) J2EE
11 37 (18.78%) User Stories
12 34 (17.26%) Open Source
12 34 (17.26%) Waterfall
13 30 (15.23%) Project Management
14 29 (14.72%) SQL
15 28 (14.21%) Kanban
16 27 (13.71%) Big Data
16 27 (13.71%) Mentoring
16 27 (13.71%) Business Analysis
17 25 (12.69%) PRINCE2
17 25 (12.69%) Linux
17 25 (12.69%) Manufacturing
17 25 (12.69%) Coaching
18 24 (12.18%) Adobe Experience Manager
19 23 (11.68%) Business Intelligence
19 23 (11.68%) SAP
19 23 (11.68%) JIRA

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Essex 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 24 (12.18%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 16 (8.12%) Confluence
3 11 (5.58%) Apache
4 10 (5.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 8 (4.06%) JBoss
6 6 (3.05%) CMS
7 5 (2.54%) WebLogic
8 4 (2.03%) WebSphere
9 3 (1.52%) IIS
9 3 (1.52%) Tomcat
10 2 (1.02%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (1.02%) Moodle
10 2 (1.02%) Mule
10 2 (1.02%) Oracle Service Bus
11 1 (0.51%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.51%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 13 (6.60%) MS Project
2 7 (3.55%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.55%) MS Office
3 6 (3.05%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (3.05%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.51%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 19 (9.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 14 (7.11%) Adobe Campaign
3 9 (4.57%) Oracle Applications
4 3 (1.52%) Summit
5 2 (1.02%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (1.02%) Sage 200
6 1 (0.51%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.03%) Oracle CX
1 4 (2.03%) PaaS
1 4 (2.03%) SaaS
2 2 (1.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.51%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (7.61%) SMS
2 14 (7.11%) TCP/IP
3 11 (5.58%) HTTP
3 11 (5.58%) SSL
4 4 (2.03%) Internet
5 3 (1.52%) Firewall
6 2 (1.02%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (1.02%) Intranet
6 2 (1.02%) VPN
7 1 (0.51%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (0.51%) DSL
7 1 (0.51%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.51%) Frame Relay
7 1 (0.51%) MPLS
7 1 (0.51%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (13.71%) Big Data
2 17 (8.63%) SQL Server
3 15 (7.61%) DB2
4 9 (4.57%) Relational Database
5 8 (4.06%) Hadoop
6 5 (2.54%) DataStage
7 4 (2.03%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (2.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (1.52%) MongoDB
8 3 (1.52%) NoSQL
8 3 (1.52%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (1.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (1.02%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.51%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 1 (0.51%) CouchDB
10 1 (0.51%) HBase
10 1 (0.51%) Neo4j
10 1 (0.51%) Redis
10 1 (0.51%) Riak
10 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 23 (11.68%) JIRA
2 19 (9.64%) Jenkins
3 12 (6.09%) Git (software)
3 12 (6.09%) JIRA Agile
4 8 (4.06%) AccuRev
4 8 (4.06%) Subversion
5 6 (3.05%) SoapUI
6 5 (2.54%) PVCS
7 2 (1.02%) Maven
7 2 (1.02%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.51%) Android Studio
8 1 (0.51%) Calabash
8 1 (0.51%) Gradle
8 1 (0.51%) Grunt
8 1 (0.51%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 54 (27.41%) Marketing
2 47 (23.86%) Finance
3 25 (12.69%) Manufacturing
4 20 (10.15%) Telecoms
5 19 (9.64%) Electronics
6 18 (9.14%) Legal
7 8 (4.06%) Automotive
8 6 (3.05%) Retail
9 3 (1.52%) Banking
10 2 (1.02%) Advertising
11 1 (0.51%) Back Office
11 1 (0.51%) German Language
11 1 (0.51%) Law
11 1 (0.51%) Local Government
11 1 (0.51%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.51%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 44 (22.34%) Analyst
2 36 (18.27%) Business Analyst
2 36 (18.27%) Developer
3 25 (12.69%) Architect
4 23 (11.68%) Project Manager
5 21 (10.66%) Digital Architect
5 21 (10.66%) Digital Marketing Architect
6 18 (9.14%) Java Developer
7 12 (6.09%) Solutions Architect
8 11 (5.58%) Digital Analyst
8 11 (5.58%) Digital Business Analyst
8 11 (5.58%) Digital Solutions Architect
8 11 (5.58%) IT Architect
9 10 (5.08%) Scrum Master
10 9 (4.57%) Development Manager
10 9 (4.57%) Senior Developer
11 8 (4.06%) Agile Business Analyst
11 8 (4.06%) DevOps Engineer
12 7 (3.55%) IT Project Manager
12 7 (3.55%) Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (19.80%) .NET
2 38 (19.29%) J2EE
3 22 (11.17%) Web Services
4 15 (7.61%) SOAP
5 13 (6.60%) Middleware
6 9 (4.57%) HTML
7 8 (4.06%) CSS
8 7 (3.55%) REST
9 6 (3.05%) .NET Framework
9 6 (3.05%) AngularJS
9 6 (3.05%) ASP.NET
9 6 (3.05%) RESTful
10 5 (2.54%) JAX-WS
10 5 (2.54%) JMS
10 5 (2.54%) JPA
10 5 (2.54%) JSON
11 4 (2.03%) Entity Framework
11 4 (2.03%) HTML5
11 4 (2.03%) XML
12 3 (1.52%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 22 (11.17%) Virtual Team
2 21 (10.66%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (10.66%) Social Media
3 13 (6.60%) Mainframe
4 8 (4.06%) Computer Science
4 8 (4.06%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (4.06%) User Experience
5 4 (2.03%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.03%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.02%) Learning Management System
6 2 (1.02%) PMI
6 2 (1.02%) VLE
7 1 (0.51%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.51%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.51%) Fintech
7 1 (0.51%) IBM Mainframe
7 1 (0.51%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.51%) NHS
7 1 (0.51%) Reinsurance
7 1 (0.51%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 25 (12.69%) Linux
2 17 (8.63%) Android
3 15 (7.61%) Apple iOS
3 15 (7.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (5.08%) Unix
5 6 (3.05%) Windows
6 5 (2.54%) Windows Vista
7 3 (1.52%) CentOS
7 3 (1.52%) Fedora
8 1 (0.51%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (29.44%) Scrum
2 52 (26.40%) TDD
3 49 (24.87%) Digital Marketing
3 49 (24.87%) SOA
4 46 (23.35%) DevOps
5 42 (21.32%) Continuous Integration
6 37 (18.78%) User Stories
7 34 (17.26%) Open Source
7 34 (17.26%) Waterfall
8 30 (15.23%) Project Management
9 28 (14.21%) Kanban
10 27 (13.71%) Business Analysis
10 27 (13.71%) Mentoring
11 25 (12.69%) Coaching
11 25 (12.69%) PRINCE2
12 23 (11.68%) Business Intelligence
13 21 (10.66%) Analytics
13 21 (10.66%) Data Analytics
13 21 (10.66%) TOGAF
13 21 (10.66%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 70 (35.53%) Java
2 29 (14.72%) SQL
3 12 (6.09%) Perl
4 10 (5.08%) JavaScript
5 8 (4.06%) C#
6 7 (3.55%) PHP
6 7 (3.55%) PL/SQL
6 7 (3.55%) Shell Script
7 6 (3.05%) C++
7 6 (3.05%) COBOL
7 6 (3.05%) Ruby
8 4 (2.03%) C
9 3 (1.52%) Bash Shell
9 3 (1.52%) Python
9 3 (1.52%) XPath
10 2 (1.02%) Apple Swift
10 2 (1.02%) Objective-C
10 2 (1.02%) Scala
11 1 (0.51%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (7.11%) Degree
2 10 (5.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 7 (3.55%) Security Cleared
4 5 (2.54%) Sun Certification
5 4 (2.03%) SC Cleared
6 3 (1.52%) PMI Certification
7 2 (1.02%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (1.02%) ISEB
7 2 (1.02%) PMP
7 2 (1.02%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.51%) CCNP
8 1 (0.51%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.51%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (0.51%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.51%) MAPM
8 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.06%) QA
2 6 (3.05%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (1.02%) Data Quality
System Software
1 9 (4.57%) Docker
2 1 (0.51%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 16 (8.12%) Opscode Chef
1 16 (8.12%) Puppet
2 3 (1.52%) Ansible
3 2 (1.02%) Cisco IPCC
4 1 (0.51%) Terraform
Vendors
1 39 (19.80%) Adobe
1 39 (19.80%) Oracle
2 23 (11.68%) SAP
3 13 (6.60%) WSO2
4 9 (4.57%) CA Agile Central
5 7 (3.55%) IBM
5 7 (3.55%) Microsoft
6 5 (2.54%) Sun
7 4 (2.03%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (2.03%) Teradata
8 3 (1.52%) Cisco
8 3 (1.52%) Red Hat
9 2 (1.02%) Blackboard
9 2 (1.02%) ComArch
9 2 (1.02%) Sage
9 2 (1.02%) SumTotal
10 1 (0.51%) Fujitsu
10 1 (0.51%) Google
10 1 (0.51%) LANDesk
10 1 (0.51%) Mapbox
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