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 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Agile Software Development
Rank 1 6 5
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -1
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 134 77 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 32.37% 14.42% 14.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 38.18% 17.91% 18.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 59 41
Median daily rate £425 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £341 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £600 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 3 4
Median hourly rate £37.50 £46.50 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.35% +19.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.10 £40.10 £30.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.60 £54.10 £47.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £45.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-8.88% +21.62%

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
351 430 336
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 84.78% 80.52% 78.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 229 252 186
Median daily rate £420 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.17% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £275 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £600 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £393
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 61 40
Median hourly rate £36.00 £36.50 £28.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.36% +29.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £16.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.65 £62.50 £48.29
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £25.25
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +58.41%

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 21 January 2017.

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 21 January 2017.

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 21 January 2017. 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 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 35 £481 -3.75% 1
Basildon -6 13 £339 -15.31%
Brentwood +3 6 £265 -31.61%
Colchester +7 4 - -
Chelmsford +2 1 £400 +39.13% 4
Agile Software Development
East of England

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 21 January 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 Essex region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 86 (37.07%) Scrum
2 84 (36.21%) Java
3 82 (35.34%) DevOps
4 80 (34.48%) TDD
5 64 (27.59%) SOA
6 60 (25.86%) Marketing
6 60 (25.86%) Continuous Integration
7 59 (25.43%) Oracle
8 57 (24.57%) Finance
9 55 (23.71%) Digital Marketing
10 49 (21.12%) J2EE
11 43 (18.53%) User Stories
12 42 (18.10%) JIRA
13 41 (17.67%) Open Source
14 40 (17.24%) Kanban
15 39 (16.81%) Adobe
16 36 (15.52%) Manufacturing
17 35 (15.09%) Linux
17 35 (15.09%) Mentoring
18 34 (14.66%) Coaching
19 33 (14.22%) .NET
20 32 (13.79%) SQL
20 32 (13.79%) OO
20 32 (13.79%) Virtual Team
21 31 (13.36%) Configuration Management
22 30 (12.93%) Web Services
23 29 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
23 29 (12.50%) Project Management
23 29 (12.50%) Waterfall
24 28 (12.07%) SAP

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 27 (11.64%) Confluence
2 25 (10.78%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 24 (10.34%) WebLogic
4 13 (5.60%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 12 (5.17%) Apache
6 9 (3.88%) JBoss
7 7 (3.02%) CMS
8 4 (1.72%) WebSphere
9 3 (1.29%) Mule
9 3 (1.29%) Oracle Service Bus
9 3 (1.29%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.86%) IIS
10 2 (0.86%) Moodle
11 1 (0.43%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.43%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.43%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 10 (4.31%) MS Project
2 7 (3.02%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.02%) MS Visio
3 6 (2.59%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (2.16%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 25 (10.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 14 (6.03%) Adobe Campaign
3 9 (3.88%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.43%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.43%) Sage 200
4 1 (0.43%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.88%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.72%) Oracle CX
2 4 (1.72%) PaaS
2 4 (1.72%) SaaS
3 3 (1.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (6.47%) SMS
2 14 (6.03%) TCP/IP
3 11 (4.74%) HTTP
3 11 (4.74%) SSL
4 6 (2.59%) Intranet
5 4 (1.72%) Internet
6 2 (0.86%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (0.86%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (0.86%) DSL
6 2 (0.86%) Ethernet
6 2 (0.86%) Firewall
6 2 (0.86%) Frame Relay
6 2 (0.86%) MPLS
6 2 (0.86%) Wireless
7 1 (0.43%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (10.34%) Big Data
2 19 (8.19%) SQL Server
3 15 (6.47%) DB2
4 12 (5.17%) Oracle Database
5 10 (4.31%) Relational Database
6 7 (3.02%) Hadoop
7 6 (2.59%) Oracle Reports
8 5 (2.16%) DataStage
9 4 (1.72%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (1.72%) MongoDB
10 3 (1.29%) NoSQL
10 3 (1.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (0.86%) Apache Cassandra
11 2 (0.86%) Neo4j
11 2 (0.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 1 (0.43%) CouchDB
12 1 (0.43%) HBase
12 1 (0.43%) Redis
12 1 (0.43%) Riak
12 1 (0.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 42 (18.10%) JIRA
2 26 (11.21%) Jenkins
3 23 (9.91%) JIRA Agile
4 20 (8.62%) Git (software)
5 15 (6.47%) SoapUI
6 14 (6.03%) Selenium
7 13 (5.60%) PVCS
8 9 (3.88%) AccuRev
8 9 (3.88%) Subversion
9 8 (3.45%) JMeter
9 8 (3.45%) LoadRunner
10 6 (2.59%) XDoclet
11 4 (1.72%) Maven
12 2 (0.86%) TeamCity
13 1 (0.43%) Android Studio
13 1 (0.43%) Calabash
13 1 (0.43%) Gradle
13 1 (0.43%) Octopus Deploy
13 1 (0.43%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 60 (25.86%) Marketing
2 57 (24.57%) Finance
3 36 (15.52%) Manufacturing
4 27 (11.64%) Telecoms
5 25 (10.78%) Electronics
6 20 (8.62%) Legal
7 14 (6.03%) Automotive
8 5 (2.16%) Retail
9 2 (0.86%) Advertising
9 2 (0.86%) German Language
10 1 (0.43%) Back Office
10 1 (0.43%) Banking
10 1 (0.43%) Law
10 1 (0.43%) Local Government
10 1 (0.43%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 42 (18.10%) Developer
2 40 (17.24%) Analyst
3 33 (14.22%) Architect
4 32 (13.79%) Business Analyst
5 25 (10.78%) Digital Architect
5 25 (10.78%) Java Developer
5 25 (10.78%) Project Manager
6 20 (8.62%) Scrum Master
7 18 (7.76%) Digital Marketing Architect
8 15 (6.47%) Technical Architect
9 12 (5.17%) Digital Analyst
9 12 (5.17%) Digital Business Analyst
10 10 (4.31%) DevOps Engineer
10 10 (4.31%) Digital Solutions Architect
10 10 (4.31%) IT Architect
10 10 (4.31%) Senior Developer
10 10 (4.31%) Solutions Architect
11 9 (3.88%) Development Manager
12 8 (3.45%) Senior Java Developer
12 8 (3.45%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (21.12%) J2EE
2 33 (14.22%) .NET
3 30 (12.93%) Web Services
4 19 (8.19%) SOAP
5 16 (6.90%) Middleware
6 15 (6.47%) XML
7 12 (5.17%) XSLT
8 11 (4.74%) JSP
8 11 (4.74%) Servlets
9 8 (3.45%) RESTful
9 8 (3.45%) XML Schema
10 7 (3.02%) JSON
11 6 (2.59%) EJB
11 6 (2.59%) Java EE
11 6 (2.59%) JAX-WS
11 6 (2.59%) JMS
11 6 (2.59%) JPA
12 5 (2.16%) ASP.NET
12 5 (2.16%) HTML
12 5 (2.16%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 32 (13.79%) Virtual Team
2 25 (10.78%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (8.19%) Mainframe
4 18 (7.76%) Social Media
5 17 (7.33%) Enterprise Software
6 10 (4.31%) User Experience
7 9 (3.88%) Computer Science
8 5 (2.16%) Mobile App
8 5 (2.16%) PMI
9 4 (1.72%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.86%) Data Centre
10 2 (0.86%) Learning Management System
10 2 (0.86%) Reinsurance
10 2 (0.86%) VLE
11 1 (0.43%) Driving Licence
11 1 (0.43%) Fintech
11 1 (0.43%) IBM Mainframe
11 1 (0.43%) Mathematics
11 1 (0.43%) RIA
11 1 (0.43%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 35 (15.09%) Linux
2 19 (8.19%) Android
3 17 (7.33%) Apple iOS
4 14 (6.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (4.31%) Unix
6 8 (3.45%) Windows
7 6 (2.59%) VME
7 6 (2.59%) Windows Vista
8 3 (1.29%) CentOS
8 3 (1.29%) Fedora
9 1 (0.43%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (37.07%) Scrum
2 82 (35.34%) DevOps
3 80 (34.48%) TDD
4 64 (27.59%) SOA
5 60 (25.86%) Continuous Integration
6 55 (23.71%) Digital Marketing
7 43 (18.53%) User Stories
8 41 (17.67%) Open Source
9 40 (17.24%) Kanban
10 35 (15.09%) Mentoring
11 34 (14.66%) Coaching
12 32 (13.79%) OO
13 31 (13.36%) Configuration Management
14 29 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
14 29 (12.50%) Project Management
14 29 (12.50%) Waterfall
15 28 (12.07%) Programme Management
16 27 (11.64%) BDD
17 26 (11.21%) PRINCE2
18 24 (10.34%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 84 (36.21%) Java
2 32 (13.79%) SQL
3 13 (5.60%) Perl
4 9 (3.88%) JavaScript
5 7 (3.02%) C
5 7 (3.02%) C#
5 7 (3.02%) Groovy
5 7 (3.02%) PHP
5 7 (3.02%) PL/SQL
5 7 (3.02%) Ruby
5 7 (3.02%) Shell Script
6 6 (2.59%) C++
6 6 (2.59%) COBOL
7 4 (1.72%) Python
7 4 (1.72%) XPath
8 3 (1.29%) Bash Shell
9 2 (0.86%) Apple Swift
9 2 (0.86%) Objective-C
9 2 (0.86%) Scala
10 1 (0.43%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (6.47%) Degree
2 14 (6.03%) Security Cleared
3 10 (4.31%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 7 (3.02%) ISEB
4 7 (3.02%) ISTQB
4 7 (3.02%) SC Cleared
5 6 (2.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 6 (2.59%) PMI Certification
6 5 (2.16%) BPSS Clearance
6 5 (2.16%) Sun Certification
7 4 (1.72%) PMP
8 2 (0.86%) CCNP
8 2 (0.86%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.43%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (0.43%) MAPM
9 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.60%) QA
2 8 (3.45%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.43%) Data Quality
System Software
1 10 (4.31%) Docker
2 8 (3.45%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (0.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.43%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 15 (6.47%) Opscode Chef
1 15 (6.47%) Puppet
2 2 (0.86%) Ansible
2 2 (0.86%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 59 (25.43%) Oracle
2 39 (16.81%) Adobe
3 28 (12.07%) SAP
4 15 (6.47%) WSO2
5 12 (5.17%) CA Agile Central
6 8 (3.45%) IBM
7 6 (2.59%) Fujitsu
7 6 (2.59%) Microsoft
8 5 (2.16%) Sun
9 4 (1.72%) Cisco
9 4 (1.72%) Red Hat
9 4 (1.72%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (1.72%) Teradata
10 2 (0.86%) Blackboard
10 2 (0.86%) CheckPoint
10 2 (0.86%) Citrix
10 2 (0.86%) ComArch
10 2 (0.86%) SumTotal
10 2 (0.86%) VMware
11 1 (0.43%) LANDesk
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