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 30 August 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Agile Software Development
Rank 8 4 7
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +3
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 72 118 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 16.44% 18.47% 14.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 19.57% 24.18% 17.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 76 35
Median daily rate £416 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.05% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £291 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £513 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 14 5
Median hourly rate £42.50 £33.00 £33.73
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.78% -2.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £31.51 £31.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £41.40 £36.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £41.25
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.03%
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
368 488 384
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 84.02% 76.37% 80.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 210 284 198
Median daily rate £350 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £288 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 60 44
Median hourly rate £36.00 £33.00 £31.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +6.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £16.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £42.35 £41.95
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £32.54 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-7.80% +26.36%

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 30 August 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 30 August 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 30 August 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 13 £488 +2.09% 2
Brentwood +12 5 £350 -22.22%
Harlow +2 3 £375 +3.44%
Basildon -13 3 - - 1
Chelmsford -3 1 - -
Agile Software Development
East of England

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 30 August 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 62 (37.58%) Java
2 48 (29.09%) J2EE
3 47 (28.48%) Web Services
4 42 (25.45%) TDD
5 38 (23.03%) SQL Server
5 38 (23.03%) SQL
6 37 (22.42%) HTML
7 34 (20.61%) SOAP
7 34 (20.61%) Waterfall
8 31 (18.79%) Finance
8 31 (18.79%) HTML5
8 31 (18.79%) SDLC
9 30 (18.18%) REST
9 30 (18.18%) XML
9 30 (18.18%) Scrum
10 29 (17.58%) SOA
11 28 (16.97%) .NET
11 28 (16.97%) AngularJS
12 26 (15.76%) Business Analysis
13 24 (14.55%) DB2
14 22 (13.33%) Project Management
15 21 (12.73%) Open Source
16 20 (12.12%) Oracle
16 20 (12.12%) WebSphere
16 20 (12.12%) Marketing
17 19 (11.52%) Digital Marketing
17 19 (11.52%) AccuRev
18 18 (10.91%) OO
18 18 (10.91%) Automotive
19 17 (10.30%) JavaScript

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 20 (12.12%) WebSphere
2 6 (3.64%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 4 (2.42%) Apache
3 4 (2.42%) Confluence
3 4 (2.42%) Mule
3 4 (2.42%) Oracle Service Bus
3 4 (2.42%) WebLogic
4 2 (1.21%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (1.21%) CMS
4 2 (1.21%) IIS
4 2 (1.21%) JBoss
4 2 (1.21%) SAS
4 2 (1.21%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.61%) Apache ServiceMix
5 1 (0.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.61%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 9 (5.45%) MS Project
3 8 (4.85%) MS Office
4 4 (2.42%) MS Visio
4 4 (2.42%) Photoshop
5 2 (1.21%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (3.64%) Adobe Campaign
2 5 (3.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (1.21%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.21%) Sage 200
3 2 (1.21%) Summit
4 1 (0.61%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.61%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.21%) Google Analytics
1 2 (1.21%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.24%) SMS
2 5 (3.03%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.82%) HTTP
3 3 (1.82%) SSL
4 2 (1.21%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (1.21%) Firewall
4 2 (1.21%) Internet
4 2 (1.21%) VPN
5 1 (0.61%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (23.03%) SQL Server
2 24 (14.55%) DB2
3 16 (9.70%) Big Data
4 7 (4.24%) Hadoop
5 5 (3.03%) Relational Database
6 4 (2.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (2.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (1.82%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.61%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (0.61%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.61%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.61%) DataStage
8 1 (0.61%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.61%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.61%) OLTP
8 1 (0.61%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.61%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.61%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 19 (11.52%) AccuRev
2 8 (4.85%) JIRA
3 7 (4.24%) Ant
4 6 (3.64%) Selenium
5 5 (3.03%) Cucumber
5 5 (3.03%) Git (software)
5 5 (3.03%) SoapUI
5 5 (3.03%) SpecFlow
6 4 (2.42%) Jenkins
6 4 (2.42%) Subversion
7 2 (1.21%) Gradle
7 2 (1.21%) JUnit
7 2 (1.21%) SonarQube
8 1 (0.61%) Grunt
8 1 (0.61%) LoadUI
8 1 (0.61%) Maven
8 1 (0.61%) NUnit
8 1 (0.61%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (0.61%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.61%) TestDirector
General
1 31 (18.79%) Finance
2 20 (12.12%) Marketing
3 18 (10.91%) Automotive
4 9 (5.45%) Manufacturing
5 8 (4.85%) Legal
6 6 (3.64%) Telecoms
7 5 (3.03%) Banking
7 5 (3.03%) Electronics
8 3 (1.82%) Retail
9 2 (1.21%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.61%) Back Office
10 1 (0.61%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 64 (38.79%) Developer
2 41 (24.85%) Analyst
3 33 (20.00%) Java Developer
4 31 (18.79%) Business Analyst
5 23 (13.94%) J2EE Developer
6 20 (12.12%) Project Manager
7 16 (9.70%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 14 (8.48%) Agile Developer
9 13 (7.88%) Architect
10 10 (6.06%) Digital Architect
11 9 (5.45%) .NET Developer
12 7 (4.24%) Agile Business Analyst
12 7 (4.24%) Solutions Architect
13 6 (3.64%) Agile Java Developer
13 6 (3.64%) Angular Developer
13 6 (3.64%) C# Developer
13 6 (3.64%) HTML Developer
13 6 (3.64%) WebSphere Developer
14 5 (3.03%) C# .NET Developer
14 5 (3.03%) Digital Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (29.09%) J2EE
2 47 (28.48%) Web Services
3 37 (22.42%) HTML
4 34 (20.61%) SOAP
5 31 (18.79%) HTML5
6 30 (18.18%) REST
6 30 (18.18%) XML
7 28 (16.97%) .NET
7 28 (16.97%) AngularJS
8 17 (10.30%) CSS
9 16 (9.70%) JSF
10 15 (9.09%) TopLink
11 12 (7.27%) Java EE
11 12 (7.27%) PrimeFaces
12 8 (4.85%) .NET Framework
12 8 (4.85%) ASP.NET
12 8 (4.85%) Middleware
13 7 (4.24%) Ajax
13 7 (4.24%) JSON
14 6 (3.64%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.67%) User Experience
2 10 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (6.06%) Mainframe
2 10 (6.06%) Social Media
3 9 (5.45%) Virtual Team
4 3 (1.82%) Client/Server
4 3 (1.82%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.21%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.21%) Digital Media
5 2 (1.21%) iPad
5 2 (1.21%) Web 2.0
6 1 (0.61%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.61%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (0.61%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.61%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.61%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 16 (9.70%) Linux
2 11 (6.67%) zOS
3 8 (4.85%) Unix
3 8 (4.85%) Windows
4 5 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (1.82%) Windows Vista
6 2 (1.21%) Android
6 2 (1.21%) CentOS
6 2 (1.21%) Fedora
6 2 (1.21%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (25.45%) TDD
2 34 (20.61%) Waterfall
3 31 (18.79%) SDLC
4 30 (18.18%) Scrum
5 29 (17.58%) SOA
6 26 (15.76%) Business Analysis
7 22 (13.33%) Project Management
8 21 (12.73%) Open Source
9 19 (11.52%) Digital Marketing
10 18 (10.91%) OO
11 15 (9.09%) Analytics
12 14 (8.48%) Configuration Management
12 14 (8.48%) User Stories
13 13 (7.88%) Data Analytics
13 13 (7.88%) Stakeholder Management
14 12 (7.27%) BDD
14 12 (7.27%) Mentoring
14 12 (7.27%) PRINCE2
14 12 (7.27%) Unit Testing
15 11 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 62 (37.58%) Java
2 38 (23.03%) SQL
3 17 (10.30%) C#
3 17 (10.30%) JavaScript
4 4 (2.42%) COBOL
5 3 (1.82%) PHP
5 3 (1.82%) VB.NET
6 2 (1.21%) Bash Shell
6 2 (1.21%) Perl
6 2 (1.21%) Python
6 2 (1.21%) Ruby
6 2 (1.21%) SQR
7 1 (0.61%) Groovy
7 1 (0.61%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.61%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.61%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (4.85%) Degree
2 6 (3.64%) ISTQB
3 5 (3.03%) ISEB
4 4 (2.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (1.82%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (1.21%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.61%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.61%) MAPM
7 1 (0.61%) PMP
7 1 (0.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.61%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.67%) QA
2 4 (2.42%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (1.21%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (1.21%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (3.03%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (3.03%) Puppet
2 2 (1.21%) Ansible
2 2 (1.21%) Cisco IPCC
3 1 (0.61%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.61%) Terraform
Vendors
1 20 (12.12%) Oracle
2 10 (6.06%) SAP
3 9 (5.45%) Adobe
3 9 (5.45%) IBM
3 9 (5.45%) Microsoft
4 8 (4.85%) Rally
4 8 (4.85%) WSO2
5 7 (4.24%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (1.82%) CA
6 3 (1.82%) Google
6 3 (1.82%) Infor
6 3 (1.82%) PeopleSoft
7 2 (1.21%) Cisco
7 2 (1.21%) ComArch
7 2 (1.21%) FatWire
7 2 (1.21%) Omniture
7 2 (1.21%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.21%) Sage
8 1 (0.61%) DevExpress
8 1 (0.61%) JD Edwards
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