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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Agile Software Development over the 3 months to 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 5 8 20
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +12
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 117 68 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 18.40% 13.99% 6.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 24.48% 17.66% 9.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 35 12
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£425 £400 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £255 £376
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £495 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 5 6
Average hourly rate £33.00 £33.73 £32.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.14% +4.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.51 £31.00 £26.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.40 £36.30 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
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
478 385 328
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 75.16% 79.22% 71.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 274 194 166
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £238 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 49 44
Average hourly rate £36.00 £31.00 £27.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.12% +11.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.15 £41.95 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.83 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+21.13% -11.30%

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 2 September 2015.

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 2 September 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Software Development within the Essex region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015. 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 0 23 £266 -39.14% 1
Colchester +14 12 £475 +46.15% 3
Southend-on-Sea +11 12 £478 -9.64% 1
Chelmsford -8 10 £425 +106.06% 2
Brentwood -4 3 £450 +104.54% 1
Harlow - 3 £363 -
Agile Software Development
East of England

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 69 (31.65%) Java
2 66 (30.28%) HTML
3 58 (26.61%) TDD
4 54 (24.77%) Linux
5 53 (24.31%) Scrum
6 51 (23.39%) JavaScript
7 50 (22.94%) Web Services
7 50 (22.94%) XML
8 48 (22.02%) SQL
8 48 (22.02%) User Stories
9 47 (21.56%) CSS
10 44 (20.18%) J2EE
11 42 (19.27%) UNIX
12 37 (16.97%) HTML5
13 35 (16.06%) Continuous Integration
14 33 (15.14%) REST
14 33 (15.14%) OO
14 33 (15.14%) SOA
15 32 (14.68%) Waterfall
15 32 (14.68%) Jenkins
16 29 (13.30%) Middleware
17 28 (12.84%) Marketing
17 28 (12.84%) Puppet
17 28 (12.84%) Opscode Chef
18 27 (12.39%) Use Case
18 27 (12.39%) WebSphere
18 27 (12.39%) B2C
18 27 (12.39%) SOAP
19 25 (11.47%) SQL Server
19 25 (11.47%) Ant

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 27 (12.39%) WebSphere
2 17 (7.80%) CMS
3 7 (3.21%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 6 (2.75%) SharePoint 2010
4 6 (2.75%) SharePoint
5 4 (1.83%) WebLogic
5 4 (1.83%) JBoss
5 4 (1.83%) GlassFish
6 2 (0.92%) Confluence
6 2 (0.92%) Node.js
6 2 (0.92%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.46%) IIS
7 1 (0.46%) WebLogic Portal
7 1 (0.46%) Drupal
7 1 (0.46%) WordPress
Applications
1 9 (4.13%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.21%) MS Office
2 7 (3.21%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (2.75%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.46%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.92%) Adobe Campaign
2 1 (0.46%) BigMachines
2 1 (0.46%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.13%) SaaS
2 8 (3.67%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (6.88%) HTTP
2 12 (5.50%) TCP/IP
2 12 (5.50%) SSL
3 11 (5.05%) Internet
4 6 (2.75%) FTP
5 4 (1.83%) DHCP
6 3 (1.38%) Broadband
6 3 (1.38%) Wireless
6 3 (1.38%) SSH
6 3 (1.38%) iBeacon
7 2 (0.92%) NAS
7 2 (0.92%) DSL
7 2 (0.92%) Telnet
7 2 (0.92%) Firewall
8 1 (0.46%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.46%) ZigBee
8 1 (0.46%) 802.11
8 1 (0.46%) SMS
8 1 (0.46%) WAN
8 1 (0.46%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (11.47%) SQL Server
1 25 (11.47%) Relational Database
2 4 (1.83%) MySQL
3 2 (0.92%) DTS
4 1 (0.46%) SAP BI
4 1 (0.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.46%) WebFOCUS
4 1 (0.46%) QlikView
4 1 (0.46%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.46%) Neo4j
4 1 (0.46%) OLAP
4 1 (0.46%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (0.46%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.46%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 32 (14.68%) Jenkins
2 25 (11.47%) Git (software)
2 25 (11.47%) Ant
3 20 (9.17%) Subversion
4 19 (8.72%) AccuRev
5 18 (8.26%) Eclipse
6 17 (7.80%) JIRA
7 13 (5.96%) JUnit
7 13 (5.96%) SoapUI
8 9 (4.13%) Selenium
9 7 (3.21%) HP UFT
10 6 (2.75%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
11 4 (1.83%) Maven
11 4 (1.83%) LoadRunner
12 3 (1.38%) Xcode
12 3 (1.38%) Trac
13 2 (0.92%) Redmine
13 2 (0.92%) PHPUnit
13 2 (0.92%) Cucumber
13 2 (0.92%) Hudson
General
1 28 (12.84%) Marketing
2 17 (7.80%) Manufacturing
3 11 (5.05%) Retail
4 10 (4.59%) Automotive
5 8 (3.67%) Finance
6 7 (3.21%) Telecoms
6 7 (3.21%) Legal
7 3 (1.38%) Publishing
7 3 (1.38%) Banking
8 1 (0.46%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.46%) Electronics
8 1 (0.46%) Local Government
8 1 (0.46%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 89 (40.83%) Developer
2 56 (25.69%) Analyst
3 47 (21.56%) Java Developer
4 41 (18.81%) Business Analyst
5 22 (10.09%) Senior Developer
6 19 (8.72%) Agile Business Analyst
7 15 (6.88%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 13 (5.96%) Architect
9 12 (5.50%) Insurance Business Analyst
10 11 (5.05%) Project Manager
11 10 (4.59%) Senior Java Developer
11 10 (4.59%) UI Developer
11 10 (4.59%) UI Programmer
12 9 (4.13%) Technical Architect
13 8 (3.67%) Administrator
13 8 (3.67%) J2EE Developer
13 8 (3.67%) Linux Administrator
13 8 (3.67%) Senior UI Developer
14 7 (3.21%) AWS Developer
14 7 (3.21%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (30.28%) HTML
2 50 (22.94%) Web Services
2 50 (22.94%) XML
3 47 (21.56%) CSS
4 44 (20.18%) J2EE
5 37 (16.97%) HTML5
6 33 (15.14%) REST
7 29 (13.30%) Middleware
8 27 (12.39%) SOAP
9 25 (11.47%) Ajax
10 24 (11.01%) XHTML
11 23 (10.55%) TopLink
12 21 (9.63%) .NET
13 18 (8.26%) EclipseLink
14 17 (7.80%) Hibernate
15 16 (7.34%) CSS3
16 15 (6.88%) Struts
17 14 (6.42%) JSP
18 13 (5.96%) AngularJS
19 10 (4.59%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 13 (5.96%) User Experience
2 11 (5.05%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (3.67%) Web 2.0
4 7 (3.21%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.38%) Psychology
5 3 (1.38%) Mobile App
6 2 (0.92%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.46%) RMADS
7 1 (0.46%) Smart Meter
7 1 (0.46%) Social Media
7 1 (0.46%) E-Learning
7 1 (0.46%) CESG
7 1 (0.46%) CESG CLAS
7 1 (0.46%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.46%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 54 (24.77%) Linux
2 42 (19.27%) UNIX
3 19 (8.72%) Windows
4 18 (8.26%) Mac OS X
5 17 (7.80%) Solaris
6 8 (3.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (1.38%) Apple iOS
7 3 (1.38%) Android
8 1 (0.46%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (26.61%) TDD
2 53 (24.31%) Scrum
3 48 (22.02%) User Stories
4 35 (16.06%) Continuous Integration
5 33 (15.14%) OO
5 33 (15.14%) SOA
6 32 (14.68%) Waterfall
7 27 (12.39%) B2C
7 27 (12.39%) Use Case
8 22 (10.09%) Kanban
9 20 (9.17%) E-Commerce
10 18 (8.26%) Content Management
10 18 (8.26%) DevOps
10 18 (8.26%) Coaching
11 16 (7.34%) Open Source
11 16 (7.34%) Configuration Management
12 14 (6.42%) Business Analysis
12 14 (6.42%) Digital Marketing
13 13 (5.96%) Project Management
14 12 (5.50%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 69 (31.65%) Java
2 51 (23.39%) JavaScript
3 48 (22.02%) SQL
4 15 (6.88%) C#
5 11 (5.05%) PL/SQL
6 6 (2.75%) PHP
6 6 (2.75%) Ruby
7 4 (1.83%) Scala
8 3 (1.38%) Objective-C
8 3 (1.38%) Perl
9 2 (0.92%) PowerShell
9 2 (0.92%) VB
9 2 (0.92%) VB.NET
9 2 (0.92%) Python
9 2 (0.92%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.46%) Apex Code
10 1 (0.46%) Progress 4GL
10 1 (0.46%) XAML
10 1 (0.46%) VB6
10 1 (0.46%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 7 (3.21%) Security Cleared
2 6 (2.75%) Degree
3 4 (1.83%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.38%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.46%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.46%) ISEB
6 1 (0.46%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.75%) QA
2 2 (0.92%) Data Quality
2 2 (0.92%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (1.38%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 28 (12.84%) Puppet
1 28 (12.84%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (2.29%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.46%) Ansible
Vendors
1 20 (9.17%) IBM
2 15 (6.88%) Google
3 12 (5.50%) WSO2
4 11 (5.05%) Microsoft
5 8 (3.67%) HP
5 8 (3.67%) FatWire
6 7 (3.21%) Omniture
6 7 (3.21%) Adobe
6 7 (3.21%) Oracle
7 3 (1.38%) SAP
7 3 (1.38%) Twitter
8 2 (0.92%) Zend
8 2 (0.92%) Sencha
9 1 (0.46%) Eloqua
9 1 (0.46%) Siebel
9 1 (0.46%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.46%) Salesforce.com
Essex
Mason Frank
Posted: 27 days ago