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 October 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 11 14 28
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +14
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 86 48 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 16.38% 8.82% 5.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 19.91% 13.56% 8.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 21 5
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£425 £363 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% +7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £205 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £500 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 9
Average hourly rate £34.11 £39.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.53% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.82 £26.75 £24.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.05 £46.31 £36.04
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £41.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-14.63% +9.33%
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
432 354 262
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 82.29% 65.07% 63.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 256 211 143
Average daily rate £425 £385 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.38% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £451
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 41 40
Average hourly rate £20.50 £27.50 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.45% +12.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £13.00 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.60 £41.00 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £28.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-12.28% +3.63%

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 October 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 22 October 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
Southend-on-Sea -14 16 £505 +20.88% 1
Basildon +5 10 £469 +87.50%
Saffron Walden - 7 - -
Brentwood +1 4 £306 - 1
Chelmsford - 2 £225 - 4
Colchester - 1 £300 -
Harlow - - - -
Purfleet - - - -
Wickford - - - - 1
Witham - - - -
Agile Software Development
East of England

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 68 (52.71%) Java
2 56 (43.41%) SQL
3 48 (37.21%) HTML
3 48 (37.21%) Scrum
4 47 (36.43%) XML
5 44 (34.11%) UNIX
6 41 (31.78%) J2EE
7 40 (31.01%) JavaScript
8 34 (26.36%) Linux
9 31 (24.03%) Web Services
10 30 (23.26%) CSS
11 29 (22.48%) Oracle
11 29 (22.48%) OO
12 27 (20.93%) SQL Server
12 27 (20.93%) Content Management
12 27 (20.93%) Waterfall
13 21 (16.28%) RUP
13 21 (16.28%) UML
13 21 (16.28%) WebSphere
13 21 (16.28%) HTML5
13 21 (16.28%) Relational Database
14 20 (15.50%) Hibernate
14 20 (15.50%) .NET
15 19 (14.73%) Spring
15 19 (14.73%) Ajax
16 18 (13.95%) MVC
16 18 (13.95%) REST
17 17 (13.18%) Configuration Management
17 17 (13.18%) XSLT
17 17 (13.18%) TDD

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 (16.28%) WebSphere
2 11 (8.53%) CMS
3 10 (7.75%) Apache
4 9 (6.98%) JBoss
5 7 (5.43%) Tomcat
6 5 (3.88%) Adobe CQ
7 4 (3.10%) IBM HTTP Server
7 4 (3.10%) WebLogic
8 2 (1.55%) Apache Solr
8 2 (1.55%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.78%) IIS
9 1 (0.78%) GlassFish
9 1 (0.78%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.78%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 9 (6.98%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.88%) MS Office
2 5 (3.88%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.78%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (3.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.78%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.20%) HTTP
2 6 (4.65%) Internet
3 3 (2.33%) LDAP
4 1 (0.78%) Intranet
4 1 (0.78%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (20.93%) SQL Server
2 21 (16.28%) Relational Database
3 12 (9.30%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (6.20%) DB2
5 7 (5.43%) Oracle Database
5 7 (5.43%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (3.88%) MongoDB
7 4 (3.10%) RDBMS
7 4 (3.10%) DataStage
8 3 (2.33%) MySQL
8 3 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (2.33%) NoSQL
8 3 (2.33%) Neo4j
9 2 (1.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (1.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.78%) DTS
10 1 (0.78%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 1 (0.78%) WebFOCUS
10 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 16 (12.40%) Eclipse
2 14 (10.85%) Ant
3 12 (9.30%) Git (software)
4 5 (3.88%) Maven
4 5 (3.88%) Selenium
4 5 (3.88%) SoapUI
5 4 (3.10%) JIRA
6 3 (2.33%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
6 3 (2.33%) NUnit
6 3 (2.33%) SpecFlow
7 2 (1.55%) Jenkins
7 2 (1.55%) Mockito
7 2 (1.55%) Hamcrest
7 2 (1.55%) WebDriver
7 2 (1.55%) Subversion
8 1 (0.78%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.78%) QuickTest Pro
8 1 (0.78%) Bugzilla
8 1 (0.78%) Gradle
General
1 16 (12.40%) Finance
2 14 (10.85%) Marketing
3 11 (8.53%) Publishing
4 10 (7.75%) Automotive
5 9 (6.98%) Legal
6 5 (3.88%) Banking
7 4 (3.10%) Telecoms
8 2 (1.55%) Retail
9 1 (0.78%) Electronics
9 1 (0.78%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 68 (52.71%) Developer
2 34 (26.36%) Java Developer
3 25 (19.38%) Analyst
4 17 (13.18%) Project Manager
5 11 (8.53%) Senior Java Developer
5 11 (8.53%) Senior Developer
6 8 (6.20%) ETL Developer
6 8 (6.20%) Business Analyst
7 6 (4.65%) .NET Developer
7 6 (4.65%) Technical Manager
7 6 (4.65%) Test Analyst
7 6 (4.65%) Systems Analyst
7 6 (4.65%) Architect
8 5 (3.88%) UI Developer
8 5 (3.88%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 5 (3.88%) UI Programmer
9 4 (3.10%) Delivery Manager
9 4 (3.10%) SQL Developer
9 4 (3.10%) C# Developer
9 4 (3.10%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (37.21%) HTML
2 47 (36.43%) XML
3 41 (31.78%) J2EE
4 31 (24.03%) Web Services
5 30 (23.26%) CSS
6 21 (16.28%) HTML5
7 20 (15.50%) Hibernate
7 20 (15.50%) .NET
8 19 (14.73%) Spring
8 19 (14.73%) Ajax
9 18 (13.95%) REST
10 17 (13.18%) XSLT
11 15 (11.63%) XHTML
11 15 (11.63%) SOAP
12 12 (9.30%) JAX-RS
12 12 (9.30%) JSP
12 12 (9.30%) Java EE
12 12 (9.30%) jQuery
12 12 (9.30%) TopLink
13 11 (8.53%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.98%) Computer Science
2 7 (5.43%) Open Source
2 7 (5.43%) N-Tier
2 7 (5.43%) Biology
3 4 (3.10%) Web 2.0
4 3 (2.33%) User Experience
4 3 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.55%) Visualisation
5 2 (1.55%) Mathematics
5 2 (1.55%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.78%) GIS
6 1 (0.78%) Clustering
6 1 (0.78%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.78%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 44 (34.11%) UNIX
2 34 (26.36%) Linux
3 16 (12.40%) Windows
4 12 (9.30%) Solaris
5 8 (6.20%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.78%) AIX
6 1 (0.78%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (0.78%) Android
6 1 (0.78%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.78%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (37.21%) Scrum
2 29 (22.48%) OO
3 27 (20.93%) Content Management
3 27 (20.93%) Waterfall
4 21 (16.28%) RUP
4 21 (16.28%) UML
5 18 (13.95%) MVC
6 17 (13.18%) Configuration Management
6 17 (13.18%) TDD
7 15 (11.63%) SOA
7 15 (11.63%) Validation
8 14 (10.85%) Digital Marketing
8 14 (10.85%) Web Development
8 14 (10.85%) User Stories
9 12 (9.30%) Project Management
9 12 (9.30%) Information Management
10 9 (6.98%) PRINCE2
10 9 (6.98%) RAD
10 9 (6.98%) OOD
10 9 (6.98%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 68 (52.71%) Java
2 56 (43.41%) SQL
3 40 (31.01%) JavaScript
4 15 (11.63%) C#
5 12 (9.30%) PL/SQL
6 7 (5.43%) C++
7 6 (4.65%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.55%) Python
8 2 (1.55%) T-SQL
8 2 (1.55%) VB
9 1 (0.78%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.78%) C
9 1 (0.78%) Embedded C
9 1 (0.78%) Embedded C++
9 1 (0.78%) FQL
Qualifications
1 9 (6.98%) Sun Certification
2 7 (5.43%) Degree
3 5 (3.88%) Security Cleared
4 4 (3.10%) PMP
4 4 (3.10%) PMI Certification
5 2 (1.55%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.78%) ISEB
6 1 (0.78%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.78%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.98%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.78%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (4.65%) Control-M
2 2 (1.55%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 29 (22.48%) Oracle
2 17 (13.18%) FatWire
2 17 (13.18%) AccuRev
3 14 (10.85%) IBM
4 9 (6.98%) Sun
5 6 (4.65%) Microsoft
6 5 (3.88%) Adobe
7 3 (2.33%) Twitter
8 2 (1.55%) HP
9 1 (0.78%) Vignette
9 1 (0.78%) EMC
9 1 (0.78%) Citrix
9 1 (0.78%) Teradata
9 1 (0.78%) VMware
9 1 (0.78%) DevExpress
9 1 (0.78%) Facebook
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