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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 4 17 10
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -7
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 104 54 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 19.59% 8.71% 10.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 26.07% 11.79% 14.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 29 14
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£400 £440 £283
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +55.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £273 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £610 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £386 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 19
Average hourly rate £36.25 £40.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.49% +24.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.10 £30.40 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £115.20 £44.20 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
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
399 458 302
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 75.14% 73.87% 73.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 214 257 146
Average daily rate £400 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 37 62
Average hourly rate £40.50 £31.63 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.06% -2.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £15.00 £23.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.50 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +6 21 £400 -
Southend-on-Sea +11 15 £440 -9.27% 1
Brentwood -4 5 £170 -29.16% 2
Chelmsford -8 4 £210 -53.33% 4
Colchester +14 3 £445 +56.14% 1
Agile Software Development
East of England

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 93 (47.69%) Java
2 77 (39.49%) TDD
3 72 (36.92%) HTML
4 65 (33.33%) Web Services
4 65 (33.33%) XML
5 62 (31.79%) SQL
6 54 (27.69%) Scrum
6 54 (27.69%) J2EE
7 50 (25.64%) HTML5
8 48 (24.62%) User Stories
8 48 (24.62%) JavaScript
9 47 (24.10%) Linux
10 46 (23.59%) SOAP
11 43 (22.05%) CSS
12 38 (19.49%) UNIX
12 38 (19.49%) TopLink
13 37 (18.97%) SQL Server
14 34 (17.44%) REST
15 32 (16.41%) Use Case
16 31 (15.90%) Ajax
17 30 (15.38%) OO
17 30 (15.38%) Relational Database
17 30 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
18 27 (13.85%) EclipseLink
18 27 (13.85%) Windows
18 27 (13.85%) Marketing
19 26 (13.33%) WebSphere
20 25 (12.82%) Content Management
20 25 (12.82%) IBM
21 24 (12.31%) B2C

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 26 (13.33%) WebSphere
2 8 (4.10%) WebLogic
2 8 (4.10%) JBoss
3 7 (3.59%) CMS
4 6 (3.08%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 4 (2.05%) GlassFish
6 3 (1.54%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.03%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (1.03%) Confluence
8 1 (0.51%) Drupal
8 1 (0.51%) Node.js
8 1 (0.51%) WebLogic Portal
8 1 (0.51%) IIS
Applications
1 13 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.59%) MS PowerPoint
2 7 (3.59%) MS Office
3 6 (3.08%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.51%) Adobe Campaign
1 1 (0.51%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (0.51%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.54%) SaaS
2 1 (0.51%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 13 (6.67%) HTTP
2 6 (3.08%) SSL
2 6 (3.08%) TCP/IP
3 5 (2.56%) Internet
4 4 (2.05%) LDAP
4 4 (2.05%) FTP
4 4 (2.05%) DHCP
5 3 (1.54%) Wireless
5 3 (1.54%) Broadband
6 2 (1.03%) DSL
6 2 (1.03%) Telnet
6 2 (1.03%) Firewall
6 2 (1.03%) NAS
7 1 (0.51%) iBeacon
7 1 (0.51%) 4G
7 1 (0.51%) Radio Access Network
7 1 (0.51%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.51%) RNC
7 1 (0.51%) SSH
7 1 (0.51%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (18.97%) SQL Server
2 30 (15.38%) Relational Database
3 4 (2.05%) MySQL
3 4 (2.05%) MariaDB
4 2 (1.03%) DTS
4 2 (1.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.51%) WebFOCUS
5 1 (0.51%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 24 (12.31%) Eclipse
2 23 (11.79%) Ant
2 23 (11.79%) Jenkins
3 19 (9.74%) SoapUI
4 16 (8.21%) JIRA
5 13 (6.67%) Git (software)
6 12 (6.15%) AccuRev
7 11 (5.64%) JUnit
8 9 (4.62%) Subversion
9 7 (3.59%) Selenium
10 5 (2.56%) Cucumber
10 5 (2.56%) QuickTest Pro
11 4 (2.05%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
11 4 (2.05%) Maven
11 4 (2.05%) Xcode
12 3 (1.54%) Trac
12 3 (1.54%) Calabash
12 3 (1.54%) Grunt
12 3 (1.54%) Karma Test Runner
12 3 (1.54%) Bower
General
1 27 (13.85%) Marketing
2 18 (9.23%) Manufacturing
3 9 (4.62%) Legal
4 8 (4.10%) Finance
5 5 (2.56%) Automotive
6 3 (1.54%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.03%) Banking
7 2 (1.03%) Retail
8 1 (0.51%) Publishing
8 1 (0.51%) Electronics
8 1 (0.51%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.51%) Back Office
8 1 (0.51%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 88 (45.13%) Developer
2 60 (30.77%) Java Developer
3 45 (23.08%) Analyst
4 31 (15.90%) Business Analyst
5 26 (13.33%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 20 (10.26%) Senior Developer
7 15 (7.69%) Agile Coach
8 13 (6.67%) Agile Business Analyst
9 11 (5.64%) Senior Java Developer
10 10 (5.13%) .NET Developer
11 9 (4.62%) Project Manager
12 8 (4.10%) J2EE Developer
13 6 (3.08%) Test Analyst
13 6 (3.08%) C# Developer
13 6 (3.08%) C# .NET Developer
14 5 (2.56%) Architect
15 4 (2.05%) Tester
15 4 (2.05%) Technical Architect
15 4 (2.05%) Administrator
15 4 (2.05%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (36.92%) HTML
2 65 (33.33%) Web Services
2 65 (33.33%) XML
3 54 (27.69%) J2EE
4 50 (25.64%) HTML5
5 46 (23.59%) SOAP
6 43 (22.05%) CSS
7 38 (19.49%) TopLink
8 34 (17.44%) REST
9 31 (15.90%) Ajax
10 27 (13.85%) EclipseLink
11 24 (12.31%) XHTML
12 21 (10.77%) Hibernate
13 18 (9.23%) PrimeFaces
13 18 (9.23%) JSF
14 17 (8.72%) JAX-RS
14 17 (8.72%) JAX-WS
15 15 (7.69%) .NET
15 15 (7.69%) Middleware
16 9 (4.62%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 16 (8.21%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (7.18%) Open Source
3 12 (6.15%) User Experience
4 8 (4.10%) Management Information System
5 5 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (2.56%) Human Factors
6 4 (2.05%) NHS
6 4 (2.05%) Visualisation
6 4 (2.05%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.54%) Web 2.0
8 1 (0.51%) Smart Meter
8 1 (0.51%) Performance Metrics
8 1 (0.51%) E-Learning
8 1 (0.51%) AS400
8 1 (0.51%) Psychology
8 1 (0.51%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 47 (24.10%) Linux
2 38 (19.49%) UNIX
3 27 (13.85%) Windows
4 23 (11.79%) Solaris
5 11 (5.64%) Mac OS X
6 4 (2.05%) Apple iOS
6 4 (2.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.51%) Android
7 1 (0.51%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (39.49%) TDD
2 54 (27.69%) Scrum
3 48 (24.62%) User Stories
4 32 (16.41%) Use Case
5 30 (15.38%) OO
5 30 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
6 25 (12.82%) Content Management
7 24 (12.31%) B2C
8 23 (11.79%) Digital Marketing
9 22 (11.28%) SOA
10 18 (9.23%) Waterfall
10 18 (9.23%) Project Management
11 17 (8.72%) Validation
12 16 (8.21%) RUP
13 15 (7.69%) Configuration Management
13 15 (7.69%) Software Engineering
13 15 (7.69%) MVC
13 15 (7.69%) Mentoring
14 13 (6.67%) Test Automation
14 13 (6.67%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 93 (47.69%) Java
2 62 (31.79%) SQL
3 48 (24.62%) JavaScript
4 24 (12.31%) C#
5 16 (8.21%) Ruby
6 12 (6.15%) PL/SQL
7 4 (2.05%) VB.NET
8 3 (1.54%) Scala
8 3 (1.54%) VB
9 2 (1.03%) VBA
9 2 (1.03%) Perl
9 2 (1.03%) PHP
9 2 (1.03%) VB6
9 2 (1.03%) Bash Shell
9 2 (1.03%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.51%) Groovy
10 1 (0.51%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.51%) C
10 1 (0.51%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.51%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (3.08%) Security Cleared
2 4 (2.05%) Degree
3 3 (1.54%) SC Cleared
3 3 (1.54%) ISTQB
3 3 (1.54%) Sun Certification
4 2 (1.03%) PMP
4 2 (1.03%) PMI Certification
4 2 (1.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.51%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.51%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.51%) ISEB
5 1 (0.51%) OCP
5 1 (0.51%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (0.51%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.54%) SLA
2 2 (1.03%) QA
2 2 (1.03%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (1.54%) Firmware
2 1 (0.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.51%) Docker
Systems Management
1 13 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
1 13 (6.67%) Puppet
2 7 (3.59%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.51%) SCCM
3 1 (0.51%) Ansible
Vendors
1 25 (12.82%) IBM
2 10 (5.13%) Microsoft
3 9 (4.62%) Oracle
4 6 (3.08%) HP
4 6 (3.08%) Adobe
4 6 (3.08%) Google
4 6 (3.08%) FatWire
5 5 (2.56%) WSO2
6 3 (1.54%) Twitter
6 3 (1.54%) Sun
7 2 (1.03%) SAP
8 1 (0.51%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
8 1 (0.51%) VMware
8 1 (0.51%) Teradata
8 1 (0.51%) Omniture
8 1 (0.51%) Ericsson
8 1 (0.51%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.51%) Business Objects
Essex
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