The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Essex region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 30 41 33
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -8
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 25 14 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 5.15% 3.08% 3.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.91% 4.46% 5.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 6 7
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£400 £419 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.47% +74.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £275 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £525 £280
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £343
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +5.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 8
Average hourly rate £35.75 £31.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.32% -17.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.95 £28.30 £34.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.55 £35.80 £43.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £40.00 £37.25
% change year-on-year
-4.37% +7.38%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
362 314 326
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 74.64% 69.01% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 193 157 154
Average daily rate £400 £355 £341
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £221 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 48 65
Average hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £32.15
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.61% +1.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £20.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.95 £41.80 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Agile Software Development
East of England

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 +5 9 £438 +75.00% 1
Brentwood -3 4 £225 -
Colchester - 2 £350 -
Chelmsford - 1 £188 -
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 29 July 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 28 (50.00%) Java
2 23 (41.07%) SQL
3 19 (33.93%) HTML
3 19 (33.93%) Scrum
4 17 (30.36%) JavaScript
4 17 (30.36%) UNIX
5 16 (28.57%) XML
6 15 (26.79%) Content Management
6 15 (26.79%) WebSphere
7 14 (25.00%) Linux
7 14 (25.00%) CSS
7 14 (25.00%) SOA
8 13 (23.21%) Oracle
8 13 (23.21%) J2EE
9 11 (19.64%) OO
10 10 (17.86%) RUP
10 10 (17.86%) FatWire
10 10 (17.86%) Ajax
11 9 (16.07%) Web Development
11 9 (16.07%) AccuRev
11 9 (16.07%) Relational Database
11 9 (16.07%) SQL Server
12 8 (14.29%) Ant
12 8 (14.29%) PL/SQL
12 8 (14.29%) .NET
12 8 (14.29%) Windows
12 8 (14.29%) Web Services
12 8 (14.29%) JBoss
13 7 (12.50%) RAD
13 7 (12.50%) XHTML

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 15 (26.79%) WebSphere
2 5 (8.93%) CMS
3 3 (5.36%) WebLogic
3 3 (5.36%) Apache
4 2 (3.57%) IBM HTTP Server
5 1 (1.79%) IIS
5 1 (1.79%) GlassFish
Applications
1 4 (7.14%) MS Office
1 4 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (5.36%) MS Excel
3 2 (3.57%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.79%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (3.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.79%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.36%) Internet
2 2 (3.57%) LDAP
2 2 (3.57%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (16.07%) SQL Server
1 9 (16.07%) Relational Database
2 5 (8.93%) MySQL
2 5 (8.93%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (3.57%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (3.57%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.79%) DTS
4 1 (1.79%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.79%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 8 (14.29%) Ant
2 3 (5.36%) JIRA
2 3 (5.36%) Git (software)
2 3 (5.36%) Jenkins
3 2 (3.57%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.79%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
4 1 (1.79%) Bugzilla
4 1 (1.79%) Maven
4 1 (1.79%) Gradle
4 1 (1.79%) JUnit
General
1 7 (12.50%) Legal
2 5 (8.93%) Marketing
3 4 (7.14%) Finance
3 4 (7.14%) Automotive
4 3 (5.36%) Publishing
5 1 (1.79%) Banking
5 1 (1.79%) Retail
5 1 (1.79%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.79%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 26 (46.43%) Developer
2 15 (26.79%) Analyst
3 12 (21.43%) Java Developer
4 11 (19.64%) Business Analyst
5 9 (16.07%) Architect
6 6 (10.71%) Project Manager
6 6 (10.71%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (7.14%) webMethods Architect
8 3 (5.36%) webMethods Analyst
8 3 (5.36%) Business Architect
8 3 (5.36%) .NET Developer
8 3 (5.36%) Systems Analyst
8 3 (5.36%) Business Solution Architect
9 2 (3.57%) CRM Developer
9 2 (3.57%) Financial Services Business Analyst
9 2 (3.57%) Dynamics CRM Developer
9 2 (3.57%) Digital Project Manager
9 2 (3.57%) Agile Project Manager
9 2 (3.57%) Technical Architect
9 2 (3.57%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (33.93%) HTML
2 16 (28.57%) XML
3 14 (25.00%) CSS
4 13 (23.21%) J2EE
5 10 (17.86%) Ajax
6 8 (14.29%) Web Services
6 8 (14.29%) .NET
7 7 (12.50%) JSP
7 7 (12.50%) XHTML
7 7 (12.50%) HTML5
8 5 (8.93%) Struts
8 5 (8.93%) XSLT
8 5 (8.93%) Hibernate
8 5 (8.93%) WCF
8 5 (8.93%) JPA
9 4 (7.14%) JSF
9 4 (7.14%) ASP.NET
9 4 (7.14%) Servlets
9 4 (7.14%) PrimeFaces
10 3 (5.36%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.93%) Web 2.0
2 4 (7.14%) Open Source
3 3 (5.36%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.57%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.57%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.79%) E-Learning
5 1 (1.79%) STB
Operating Systems
1 17 (30.36%) UNIX
2 14 (25.00%) Linux
3 8 (14.29%) Windows
4 5 (8.93%) Solaris
5 3 (5.36%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (33.93%) Scrum
2 15 (26.79%) Content Management
3 14 (25.00%) SOA
4 11 (19.64%) OO
5 10 (17.86%) RUP
6 9 (16.07%) Web Development
7 7 (12.50%) RAD
7 7 (12.50%) Validation
8 6 (10.71%) TDD
8 6 (10.71%) Configuration Management
9 5 (8.93%) OOD
9 5 (8.93%) UML
9 5 (8.93%) SEO
9 5 (8.93%) Digital Marketing
10 4 (7.14%) Information Management
10 4 (7.14%) Enterprise Architecture
10 4 (7.14%) Requirements Analysis
10 4 (7.14%) Technical Architecture
10 4 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (7.14%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 28 (50.00%) Java
2 23 (41.07%) SQL
3 17 (30.36%) JavaScript
4 8 (14.29%) PL/SQL
5 5 (8.93%) C#
6 4 (7.14%) C++
6 4 (7.14%) Shell Script
7 2 (3.57%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.79%) Embedded C
8 1 (1.79%) C
8 1 (1.79%) Ruby
8 1 (1.79%) Groovy
8 1 (1.79%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (8.93%) Sun Certification
2 3 (5.36%) Degree
3 2 (3.57%) ISEB
4 1 (1.79%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.79%) PMP
4 1 (1.79%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.79%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (3.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (23.21%) Oracle
2 10 (17.86%) FatWire
3 9 (16.07%) AccuRev
4 8 (14.29%) JBoss
5 7 (12.50%) IBM
6 5 (8.93%) Microsoft
6 5 (8.93%) Sun
7 4 (7.14%) webMethods
8 1 (1.79%) HP
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