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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Agile Software Development
Rank 8 3 17
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +14
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 82 127 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 17.23% 20.32% 8.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 21.35% 26.19% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 80 24
Median daily rate £350 £403 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.04% +7.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £259 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £476 £484
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £399 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.51% +6.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 9 5
Median hourly rate £37.75 £38.00 £31.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.65% +22.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.35 £30.92 £29.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.15 £42.80 £39.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.50% +11.11%
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
384 485 387
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 80.67% 77.60% 77.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 202 300 210
Median daily rate £325 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £268 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 48 47
Median hourly rate £36.00 £32.65 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.26% +8.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £16.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £42.50 £41.95
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £26.98
% change year-on-year
- +11.21%

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 27 July 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 27 July 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 27 July 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 -1 9 £500 +13.63% 1
Basildon -7 8 £300 -18.91% 2
Brentwood +6 3 £228 +33.82% 1
Harlow +4 1 £375 +15.38%
Chelmsford -2 1 - - 1
Hockley - 1 - -
Agile Software Development
East of England

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 56 (34.36%) Java
2 46 (28.22%) TDD
3 44 (26.99%) Web Services
4 42 (25.77%) J2EE
5 41 (25.15%) SQL
6 37 (22.70%) SQL Server
7 36 (22.09%) HTML
8 35 (21.47%) Waterfall
9 32 (19.63%) SOAP
10 31 (19.02%) HTML5
10 31 (19.02%) AngularJS
11 30 (18.40%) Scrum
11 30 (18.40%) XML
12 29 (17.79%) .NET
12 29 (17.79%) Finance
12 29 (17.79%) SDLC
13 28 (17.18%) REST
14 26 (15.95%) Business Analysis
15 24 (14.72%) SOA
16 22 (13.50%) Project Management
17 21 (12.88%) DB2
18 20 (12.27%) C#
19 19 (11.66%) Configuration Management
19 19 (11.66%) Oracle
20 18 (11.04%) JavaScript
20 18 (11.04%) Automotive
20 18 (11.04%) WebSphere
21 17 (10.43%) Open Source
21 17 (10.43%) AccuRev
22 16 (9.82%) JSF

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 18 (11.04%) WebSphere
2 6 (3.68%) Confluence
3 4 (2.45%) Mule
3 4 (2.45%) Oracle Service Bus
4 3 (1.84%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 3 (1.84%) Apache
4 3 (1.84%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (1.84%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.23%) CMS
5 2 (1.23%) JBoss
5 2 (1.23%) SAS
5 2 (1.23%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (1.23%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.61%) Apache ServiceMix
6 1 (0.61%) IIS
6 1 (0.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.61%) Tomcat
Applications
1 13 (7.98%) MS Excel
2 11 (6.75%) MS Project
3 8 (4.91%) MS Office
4 7 (4.29%) MS Visio
5 4 (2.45%) Photoshop
6 2 (1.23%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.84%) Adobe Campaign
1 3 (1.84%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (1.84%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.23%) Summit
3 1 (0.61%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.61%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.61%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.23%) Google Analytics
1 2 (1.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.45%) Firewall
1 4 (2.45%) TCP/IP
2 3 (1.84%) HTTP
2 3 (1.84%) SMS
2 3 (1.84%) SSL
3 2 (1.23%) SAN
4 1 (0.61%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (0.61%) Internet
4 1 (0.61%) Network Security
4 1 (0.61%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (22.70%) SQL Server
2 21 (12.88%) DB2
3 11 (6.75%) Big Data
4 6 (3.68%) Hadoop
5 5 (3.07%) Relational Database
5 5 (3.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (3.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (1.84%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.23%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.61%) DataStage
8 1 (0.61%) OLTP
8 1 (0.61%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.61%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.61%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 17 (10.43%) AccuRev
2 9 (5.52%) JIRA
3 7 (4.29%) Ant
3 7 (4.29%) Selenium
4 6 (3.68%) Cucumber
4 6 (3.68%) Git (software)
4 6 (3.68%) Jenkins
5 5 (3.07%) SoapUI
5 5 (3.07%) SpecFlow
5 5 (3.07%) Subversion
6 3 (1.84%) JUnit
6 3 (1.84%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (1.23%) Gradle
7 2 (1.23%) Maven
7 2 (1.23%) SonarQube
8 1 (0.61%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.61%) Grunt
8 1 (0.61%) LoadUI
8 1 (0.61%) NUnit
8 1 (0.61%) TestDirector
General
1 29 (17.79%) Finance
2 18 (11.04%) Automotive
3 14 (8.59%) Marketing
4 7 (4.29%) Manufacturing
5 6 (3.68%) Banking
6 5 (3.07%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.84%) Electronics
7 3 (1.84%) Legal
8 2 (1.23%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.23%) Retail
9 1 (0.61%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 70 (42.94%) Developer
2 38 (23.31%) Analyst
3 31 (19.02%) Java Developer
4 28 (17.18%) Business Analyst
5 23 (14.11%) J2EE Developer
6 20 (12.27%) Project Manager
7 16 (9.82%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 14 (8.59%) .NET Developer
8 14 (8.59%) Agile Developer
9 9 (5.52%) Architect
9 9 (5.52%) C# Developer
10 8 (4.91%) C# .NET Developer
11 7 (4.29%) SQL Developer
12 6 (3.68%) Angular Developer
12 6 (3.68%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 6 (3.68%) Digital Architect
12 6 (3.68%) HTML Developer
12 6 (3.68%) IT Manager
12 6 (3.68%) IT Project Manager
12 6 (3.68%) WebSphere Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (26.99%) Web Services
2 42 (25.77%) J2EE
3 36 (22.09%) HTML
4 32 (19.63%) SOAP
5 31 (19.02%) AngularJS
5 31 (19.02%) HTML5
6 30 (18.40%) XML
7 29 (17.79%) .NET
8 28 (17.18%) REST
9 16 (9.82%) CSS
9 16 (9.82%) JSF
10 15 (9.20%) TopLink
11 12 (7.36%) Java EE
11 12 (7.36%) PrimeFaces
12 11 (6.75%) .NET Framework
13 9 (5.52%) ASP.NET
14 8 (4.91%) Middleware
14 8 (4.91%) WCF
15 7 (4.29%) Ajax
15 7 (4.29%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 15 (9.20%) User Experience
2 8 (4.91%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (4.29%) Mainframe
4 6 (3.68%) Social Media
5 5 (3.07%) Virtual Team
6 4 (2.45%) iPad
7 3 (1.84%) Client/Server
7 3 (1.84%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.23%) Data Structures
8 2 (1.23%) Digital Media
8 2 (1.23%) Statistics
8 2 (1.23%) Web 2.0
9 1 (0.61%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.61%) Inversion of Control
9 1 (0.61%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 13 (7.98%) Linux
2 11 (6.75%) zOS
3 9 (5.52%) Windows
4 8 (4.91%) Unix
5 4 (2.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.23%) Solaris
6 2 (1.23%) Windows Vista
7 1 (0.61%) Android
7 1 (0.61%) CentOS
7 1 (0.61%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (28.22%) TDD
2 35 (21.47%) Waterfall
3 30 (18.40%) Scrum
4 29 (17.79%) SDLC
5 26 (15.95%) Business Analysis
6 24 (14.72%) SOA
7 22 (13.50%) Project Management
8 19 (11.66%) Configuration Management
9 17 (10.43%) Open Source
10 15 (9.20%) Analytics
10 15 (9.20%) User Stories
11 14 (8.59%) Change Control
11 14 (8.59%) OO
12 13 (7.98%) Digital Marketing
13 12 (7.36%) Software Delivery
13 12 (7.36%) Unit Testing
14 11 (6.75%) Mentoring
14 11 (6.75%) MVC
14 11 (6.75%) Stakeholder Management
15 10 (6.13%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 56 (34.36%) Java
2 41 (25.15%) SQL
3 20 (12.27%) C#
4 18 (11.04%) JavaScript
5 5 (3.07%) VB.NET
6 2 (1.23%) COBOL
6 2 (1.23%) PHP
6 2 (1.23%) SQR
6 2 (1.23%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.61%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.61%) Groovy
7 1 (0.61%) Perl
7 1 (0.61%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.61%) Python
7 1 (0.61%) Ruby
7 1 (0.61%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (4.91%) Degree
2 5 (3.07%) ISTQB
3 4 (2.45%) ISEB
3 4 (2.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.61%) APMP
4 1 (0.61%) PMP
4 1 (0.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.61%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.61%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.91%) QA
2 3 (1.84%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (1.23%) SLA
4 1 (0.61%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.61%) PMBOK
System Software
1 2 (1.23%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (3.07%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (2.45%) Puppet
3 2 (1.23%) Ansible
4 1 (0.61%) Cisco IPCC
4 1 (0.61%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.61%) Terraform
Vendors
1 19 (11.66%) Oracle
2 11 (6.75%) Rally
3 9 (5.52%) Microsoft
4 8 (4.91%) SAP
4 8 (4.91%) WSO2
5 7 (4.29%) IBM
6 6 (3.68%) Adobe
7 5 (3.07%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (1.84%) CA
8 3 (1.84%) Google
8 3 (1.84%) Infor
8 3 (1.84%) PeopleSoft
9 2 (1.23%) FatWire
9 2 (1.23%) Omniture
10 1 (0.61%) Cisco
10 1 (0.61%) HP
10 1 (0.61%) Hyperion
10 1 (0.61%) JD Edwards
10 1 (0.61%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.61%) Sage
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