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 February 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 Feb 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 140 71 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 35.81% 14.52% 20.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 40.94% 17.23% 26.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 53 56
Median daily rate £456 £425 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.35% +8.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £350 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £575 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 2 9
Median hourly rate £37.50 £47.25 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.63% +31.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £40.25 £27.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £54.25 £37.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £45.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-7.77% +25.00%

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
342 412 342
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 87.47% 84.25% 77.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 224 239 190
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £270 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 48 43
Median hourly rate £37.00 £34.50 £32.65
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.24% +5.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £16.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £62.50 £45.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +45.45%

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 February 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 February 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 February 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 41 £488 -2.50% 5
Basildon +2 15 £339 -3.21%
Brentwood +3 6 £265 -33.75% 2
Colchester - 3 - - 6
Chelmsford +4 1 £400 +45.45% 3
Agile Software Development
East of England

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 98 (40.66%) Scrum
2 96 (39.83%) TDD
3 90 (37.34%) Java
4 87 (36.10%) DevOps
5 73 (30.29%) Continuous Integration
6 72 (29.88%) SOA
7 69 (28.63%) Oracle
8 55 (22.82%) Marketing
9 52 (21.58%) J2EE
10 50 (20.75%) Finance
10 50 (20.75%) Digital Marketing
11 45 (18.67%) Mentoring
12 44 (18.26%) Open Source
13 43 (17.84%) User Stories
14 42 (17.43%) Coaching
14 42 (17.43%) Kanban
15 41 (17.01%) JIRA
16 40 (16.60%) Adobe
17 36 (14.94%) Configuration Management
17 36 (14.94%) Linux
18 35 (14.52%) .NET
19 34 (14.11%) SQL
19 34 (14.11%) Web Services
19 34 (14.11%) Manufacturing
20 32 (13.28%) Jenkins
21 31 (12.86%) Software Engineering
22 30 (12.45%) OO
22 30 (12.45%) Analytical Skills
22 30 (12.45%) Git (software)
22 30 (12.45%) Virtual Team

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 28 (11.62%) WebLogic
2 27 (11.20%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 26 (10.79%) Confluence
4 24 (9.96%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 14 (5.81%) Apache
6 13 (5.39%) JBoss
7 7 (2.90%) CMS
8 3 (1.24%) Mule
8 3 (1.24%) Oracle Service Bus
9 2 (0.83%) Moodle
9 2 (0.83%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.41%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.41%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.41%) IIS
10 1 (0.41%) Skype for Business
10 1 (0.41%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (3.73%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.90%) MS Project
3 6 (2.49%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (2.49%) MS Visio
4 5 (2.07%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 21 (8.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 12 (4.98%) Adobe Campaign
3 8 (3.32%) Oracle Applications
4 5 (2.07%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.41%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.73%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.07%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.66%) Oracle CX
3 4 (1.66%) PaaS
3 4 (1.66%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (6.64%) TCP/IP
2 15 (6.22%) HTTP
2 15 (6.22%) SSL
3 13 (5.39%) SMS
4 6 (2.49%) Intranet
5 2 (0.83%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (0.83%) DSL
5 2 (0.83%) Ethernet
5 2 (0.83%) Firewall
5 2 (0.83%) Frame Relay
5 2 (0.83%) Internet
5 2 (0.83%) MPLS
5 2 (0.83%) Wireless
6 1 (0.41%) LAN
6 1 (0.41%) Skype
6 1 (0.41%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (9.13%) SQL Server
2 19 (7.88%) Big Data
3 17 (7.05%) Oracle Database
4 15 (6.22%) Relational Database
5 8 (3.32%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (2.49%) DB2
6 6 (2.49%) Oracle Reports
7 5 (2.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (1.66%) DataStage
8 4 (1.66%) Hadoop
8 4 (1.66%) Oracle Database 10g
8 4 (1.66%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (1.66%) Oracle Database 12c
8 4 (1.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (1.24%) MongoDB
9 3 (1.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (0.83%) Neo4j
10 2 (0.83%) NoSQL
10 2 (0.83%) QlikView
10 2 (0.83%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 41 (17.01%) JIRA
2 32 (13.28%) Jenkins
3 30 (12.45%) Git (software)
4 23 (9.54%) JIRA Agile
5 18 (7.47%) Subversion
6 16 (6.64%) SoapUI
7 15 (6.22%) Selenium
8 13 (5.39%) PVCS
9 11 (4.56%) Maven
10 8 (3.32%) AccuRev
10 8 (3.32%) JMeter
10 8 (3.32%) LoadRunner
11 7 (2.90%) XDoclet
12 4 (1.66%) Team Foundation Server
13 2 (0.83%) Android Studio
13 2 (0.83%) Calabash
13 2 (0.83%) Gradle
13 2 (0.83%) PowerDesigner
13 2 (0.83%) TeamCity
14 1 (0.41%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 55 (22.82%) Marketing
2 50 (20.75%) Finance
3 34 (14.11%) Manufacturing
4 23 (9.54%) Telecoms
5 21 (8.71%) Electronics
6 18 (7.47%) Legal
7 16 (6.64%) Automotive
8 3 (1.24%) Banking
8 3 (1.24%) Retail
9 2 (0.83%) Advertising
9 2 (0.83%) German Language
10 1 (0.41%) Games
10 1 (0.41%) Law
10 1 (0.41%) Local Government
10 1 (0.41%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 56 (23.24%) Developer
2 33 (13.69%) Architect
2 33 (13.69%) Java Developer
3 30 (12.45%) Analyst
4 25 (10.37%) Project Manager
5 24 (9.96%) Business Analyst
6 23 (9.54%) Digital Architect
7 20 (8.30%) Scrum Master
8 17 (7.05%) Technical Architect
9 16 (6.64%) Digital Marketing Architect
10 13 (5.39%) Senior Developer
11 11 (4.56%) Digital Analyst
11 11 (4.56%) Digital Business Analyst
11 11 (4.56%) Senior Java Developer
12 10 (4.15%) DevOps Engineer
13 9 (3.73%) Development Manager
13 9 (3.73%) Java Software Developer
13 9 (3.73%) Lead DevOps
14 8 (3.32%) Solutions Architect
14 8 (3.32%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (21.58%) J2EE
2 35 (14.52%) .NET
3 34 (14.11%) Web Services
4 24 (9.96%) XML
5 23 (9.54%) SOAP
6 22 (9.13%) Middleware
7 16 (6.64%) XSLT
8 11 (4.56%) EJB
8 11 (4.56%) JSP
8 11 (4.56%) Servlets
9 10 (4.15%) XML Schema
10 9 (3.73%) JMS
10 9 (3.73%) JPA
10 9 (3.73%) REST
10 9 (3.73%) RESTful
11 7 (2.90%) ASP.NET
11 7 (2.90%) Java EE
11 7 (2.90%) JSON
12 6 (2.49%) .NET Framework
12 6 (2.49%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 30 (12.45%) Analytical Skills
1 30 (12.45%) Virtual Team
2 16 (6.64%) Enterprise Software
2 16 (6.64%) Social Media
3 11 (4.56%) Computer Science
3 11 (4.56%) User Experience
4 10 (4.15%) Mainframe
5 8 (3.32%) Mobile App
6 5 (2.07%) PMI
7 3 (1.24%) Driving Licence
7 3 (1.24%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.83%) Data Centre
8 2 (0.83%) Learning Management System
8 2 (0.83%) N-Tier
8 2 (0.83%) Reinsurance
8 2 (0.83%) VLE
9 1 (0.41%) IBM Mainframe
9 1 (0.41%) NHS
9 1 (0.41%) RIA
9 1 (0.41%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 36 (14.94%) Linux
2 22 (9.13%) Apple iOS
3 21 (8.71%) Android
4 13 (5.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 13 (5.39%) Unix
5 6 (2.49%) VME
5 6 (2.49%) Windows
6 4 (1.66%) Windows Vista
7 1 (0.41%) CentOS
7 1 (0.41%) Fedora
7 1 (0.41%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.41%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (40.66%) Scrum
2 96 (39.83%) TDD
3 87 (36.10%) DevOps
4 73 (30.29%) Continuous Integration
5 72 (29.88%) SOA
6 50 (20.75%) Digital Marketing
7 45 (18.67%) Mentoring
8 44 (18.26%) Open Source
9 43 (17.84%) User Stories
10 42 (17.43%) Coaching
10 42 (17.43%) Kanban
11 36 (14.94%) Configuration Management
12 31 (12.86%) Software Engineering
13 30 (12.45%) OO
14 29 (12.03%) Automated Testing
15 26 (10.79%) BDD
15 26 (10.79%) Business Intelligence
16 25 (10.37%) PRINCE2
16 25 (10.37%) Project Management
17 24 (9.96%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 90 (37.34%) Java
2 34 (14.11%) SQL
3 12 (4.98%) Perl
4 11 (4.56%) C#
4 11 (4.56%) JavaScript
5 10 (4.15%) C
5 10 (4.15%) PL/SQL
6 8 (3.32%) Groovy
7 7 (2.90%) Shell Script
8 6 (2.49%) C++
9 5 (2.07%) PHP
9 5 (2.07%) Python
9 5 (2.07%) Ruby
10 4 (1.66%) Apple Swift
10 4 (1.66%) Objective-C
10 4 (1.66%) T-SQL
10 4 (1.66%) XPath
11 2 (0.83%) Scala
11 2 (0.83%) VB.NET
11 2 (0.83%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 15 (6.22%) Security Cleared
2 14 (5.81%) Degree
3 10 (4.15%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 7 (2.90%) BPSS Clearance
4 7 (2.90%) SC Cleared
5 6 (2.49%) ISEB
5 6 (2.49%) ISTQB
5 6 (2.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 6 (2.49%) PMI Certification
6 5 (2.07%) Sun Certification
7 4 (1.66%) PMP
8 2 (0.83%) CCNP
8 2 (0.83%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.41%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (0.41%) MAPM
9 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.81%) QA
2 6 (2.49%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.41%) IFRS
3 1 (0.41%) IFRS 9
3 1 (0.41%) MiFID
System Software
1 14 (5.81%) Docker
2 8 (3.32%) Virtual Machines
3 5 (2.07%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.41%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 14 (5.81%) Opscode Chef
1 14 (5.81%) Puppet
2 5 (2.07%) Ansible
Vendors
1 69 (28.63%) Oracle
2 40 (16.60%) Adobe
3 23 (9.54%) SAP
4 19 (7.88%) WSO2
5 12 (4.98%) CA Agile Central
6 8 (3.32%) Microsoft
7 6 (2.49%) Fujitsu
7 6 (2.49%) IBM
8 5 (2.07%) Sun
8 5 (2.07%) VMware
9 4 (1.66%) Teradata
10 2 (0.83%) Blackboard
10 2 (0.83%) CheckPoint
10 2 (0.83%) Cisco
10 2 (0.83%) Citrix
10 2 (0.83%) Red Hat
10 2 (0.83%) SumTotal
11 1 (0.41%) Google
11 1 (0.41%) LANDesk
11 1 (0.41%) Salesforce.com
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