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 16 September 2014 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 8 18 19
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +1
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 78 38 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 15.60% 7.72% 6.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 19.21% 11.45% 10.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 16 9
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£438 £425 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +51.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £343 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £514 £500 £345
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £359 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.52% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 19
Average hourly rate £34.11 £37.00 £35.05
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.80% +5.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.82 £26.60 £26.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.60 £39.40 £42.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £41.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-14.63% +10.81%
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
406 332 306
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 81.20% 67.48% 65.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 211 174 147
Average daily rate £425 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £507
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 43 61
Average hourly rate £30.00 £35.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £16.00 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.98 £39.50 £39.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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 16 September 2014.

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
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 16 September 2014. 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 15 £438 - 2
Southend-on-Sea -9 7 £508 +21.48% 3
Saffron Walden - 7 - -
Brentwood - 3 £220 -
Chelmsford +6 2 £225 -47.05% 1
Colchester - 1 - - 1
Harlow - - - -
Stanford-le-Hope - - - -
Wickford - - - - 1
Witham - - - -
Agile Software Development
East of England

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 63 (51.22%) Java
2 46 (37.40%) HTML
2 46 (37.40%) Scrum
3 45 (36.59%) SQL
4 39 (31.71%) XML
5 36 (29.27%) J2EE
6 35 (28.46%) JavaScript
7 34 (27.64%) CSS
8 31 (25.20%) UNIX
9 29 (23.58%) Linux
10 27 (21.95%) OO
11 26 (21.14%) SQL Server
12 25 (20.33%) .NET
13 24 (19.51%) Content Management
14 23 (18.70%) Web Services
14 23 (18.70%) HTML5
15 22 (17.89%) SOA
16 21 (17.07%) C#
16 21 (17.07%) WebSphere
17 19 (15.45%) TDD
17 19 (15.45%) Spring
17 19 (15.45%) FatWire
17 19 (15.45%) Hibernate
17 19 (15.45%) RUP
17 19 (15.45%) MVC
18 18 (14.63%) Oracle
18 18 (14.63%) Ajax
19 17 (13.82%) Finance
19 17 (13.82%) Waterfall
20 16 (13.01%) REST

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 21 (17.07%) WebSphere
2 11 (8.94%) CMS
3 10 (8.13%) Apache
4 7 (5.69%) Tomcat
5 5 (4.07%) Adobe CQ
6 4 (3.25%) WebLogic
6 4 (3.25%) IBM HTTP Server
7 2 (1.63%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.81%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.81%) GlassFish
8 1 (0.81%) IIS
8 1 (0.81%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (5.69%) MS Excel
1 7 (5.69%) MS PowerPoint
2 5 (4.07%) MS Office
3 3 (2.44%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.63%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (4.07%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.07%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.88%) HTTP
1 6 (4.88%) Internet
2 3 (2.44%) LDAP
3 1 (0.81%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (21.14%) SQL Server
2 16 (13.01%) Relational Database
3 6 (4.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (4.88%) Oracle Database
4 5 (4.07%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (3.25%) RDBMS
6 3 (2.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (2.44%) MySQL
6 3 (2.44%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (2.44%) MongoDB
6 3 (2.44%) NoSQL
6 3 (2.44%) Neo4j
7 2 (1.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.81%) WebFOCUS
8 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (0.81%) DTS
8 1 (0.81%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.81%) DB2
Development Applications
1 16 (13.01%) Git (software)
2 11 (8.94%) Ant
2 11 (8.94%) Eclipse
3 7 (5.69%) Visual Studio
4 6 (4.88%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (4.88%) JIRA
5 5 (4.07%) Selenium
5 5 (4.07%) Maven
6 3 (2.44%) NUnit
6 3 (2.44%) SpecFlow
7 2 (1.63%) Jenkins
7 2 (1.63%) Subversion
7 2 (1.63%) WebDriver
7 2 (1.63%) Mockito
7 2 (1.63%) Hamcrest
8 1 (0.81%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.81%) WiX
8 1 (0.81%) MSBuild
8 1 (0.81%) Bugzilla
8 1 (0.81%) JUnit
General
1 17 (13.82%) Finance
2 12 (9.76%) Publishing
3 11 (8.94%) Automotive
4 10 (8.13%) Legal
5 9 (7.32%) Marketing
6 5 (4.07%) Banking
6 5 (4.07%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.63%) Retail
8 1 (0.81%) Front Office
8 1 (0.81%) Games
8 1 (0.81%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 62 (50.41%) Developer
2 31 (25.20%) Java Developer
3 23 (18.70%) Analyst
4 17 (13.82%) Project Manager
5 11 (8.94%) .NET Developer
6 10 (8.13%) Senior Developer
6 10 (8.13%) Senior Java Developer
7 9 (7.32%) Business Analyst
8 7 (5.69%) C# Developer
9 6 (4.88%) Technical Manager
9 6 (4.88%) Architect
10 5 (4.07%) Test Analyst
10 5 (4.07%) Systems Analyst
10 5 (4.07%) SQL Developer
10 5 (4.07%) Delivery Manager
10 5 (4.07%) UI Developer
10 5 (4.07%) C# .NET Developer
10 5 (4.07%) UI Programmer
11 4 (3.25%) Technical Delivery Manager
11 4 (3.25%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (37.40%) HTML
2 39 (31.71%) XML
3 36 (29.27%) J2EE
4 34 (27.64%) CSS
5 25 (20.33%) .NET
6 23 (18.70%) Web Services
6 23 (18.70%) HTML5
7 19 (15.45%) Hibernate
7 19 (15.45%) Spring
8 18 (14.63%) Ajax
9 16 (13.01%) REST
10 14 (11.38%) JSP
11 13 (10.57%) ASP.NET
11 13 (10.57%) Java EE
11 13 (10.57%) jQuery
12 12 (9.76%) XSLT
12 12 (9.76%) XHTML
12 12 (9.76%) Struts
13 11 (8.94%) LINQ
14 10 (8.13%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.32%) Computer Science
2 7 (5.69%) Open Source
2 7 (5.69%) Biology
3 6 (4.88%) N-Tier
4 5 (4.07%) Web 2.0
5 3 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.44%) User Experience
6 2 (1.63%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.63%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.81%) GIS
7 1 (0.81%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.81%) Clustering
7 1 (0.81%) E-Learning
7 1 (0.81%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.81%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 31 (25.20%) UNIX
2 29 (23.58%) Linux
3 11 (8.94%) Windows
4 8 (6.50%) Solaris
5 6 (4.88%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.81%) Android
6 1 (0.81%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.81%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (37.40%) Scrum
2 27 (21.95%) OO
3 24 (19.51%) Content Management
4 22 (17.89%) SOA
5 19 (15.45%) RUP
5 19 (15.45%) TDD
5 19 (15.45%) MVC
6 17 (13.82%) Waterfall
7 16 (13.01%) UML
8 14 (11.38%) Project Management
9 11 (8.94%) Validation
9 11 (8.94%) PRINCE2
9 11 (8.94%) RAD
10 10 (8.13%) Web Development
11 9 (7.32%) Release Management
11 9 (7.32%) Digital Marketing
11 9 (7.32%) User Stories
12 8 (6.50%) Configuration Management
13 7 (5.69%) Bioinformatics
13 7 (5.69%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 63 (51.22%) Java
2 45 (36.59%) SQL
3 35 (28.46%) JavaScript
4 21 (17.07%) C#
5 11 (8.94%) PL/SQL
6 6 (4.88%) VB
6 6 (4.88%) XAML
7 5 (4.07%) Shell Script
7 5 (4.07%) C++
8 4 (3.25%) VB6
9 3 (2.44%) T-SQL
10 2 (1.63%) Python
11 1 (0.81%) Embedded C
11 1 (0.81%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.81%) FQL
11 1 (0.81%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (7.32%) Degree
2 5 (4.07%) Sun Certification
2 5 (4.07%) PMP
2 5 (4.07%) PMI Certification
3 4 (3.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 4 (3.25%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.81%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.25%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.81%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.63%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 19 (15.45%) FatWire
2 18 (14.63%) Oracle
3 13 (10.57%) AccuRev
4 11 (8.94%) IBM
4 11 (8.94%) Microsoft
5 9 (7.32%) JBoss
6 5 (4.07%) Adobe
6 5 (4.07%) Sun
7 3 (2.44%) Twitter
7 3 (2.44%) DevExpress
8 1 (0.81%) Facebook
8 1 (0.81%) Vignette
8 1 (0.81%) HP
8 1 (0.81%) EMC
8 1 (0.81%) Citrix
8 1 (0.81%) VMware
8 1 (0.81%) Teradata
8 1 (0.81%) Google
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