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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 5 8 18
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +10
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 96 94 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 19.83% 12.37% 7.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 26.52% 16.21% 11.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 57 11
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£400 £450 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +44.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £325 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £604 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 2 15
Average hourly rate £36.00 £39.38 £37.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +5.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £34.08 £28.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.25 £44.68 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £36.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-4.10% -1.35%
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
362 580 290
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 74.79% 76.32% 68.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 339 138
Average daily rate £400 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £264 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £560 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 34 57
Average hourly rate £40.60 £37.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.26% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.50 £16.50 £25.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.90 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+4.80% -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 17 April 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 17 April 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 17 April 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
Brentwood +3 18 £277 +17.87%
Basildon +4 17 £243 -51.50% 2
Southend-on-Sea +3 12 £460 +2.22% 2
Colchester +10 2 £445 -22.60% 3
Chelmsford -4 2 £419 -1.47% 5
Witham - - - -
Harlow - - - - 1
Purfleet - - - - 1
Rayleigh - - - -
Agile Software Development
East of England

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 85 (53.13%) Java
2 66 (41.25%) HTML
3 61 (38.13%) SQL
4 60 (37.50%) Web Services
5 57 (35.63%) XML
6 56 (35.00%) TDD
7 54 (33.75%) J2EE
8 47 (29.38%) JavaScript
8 47 (29.38%) HTML5
9 38 (23.75%) SQL Server
10 36 (22.50%) SOAP
11 35 (21.88%) CSS
12 34 (21.25%) Scrum
12 34 (21.25%) User Stories
13 33 (20.63%) TopLink
14 28 (17.50%) C#
14 28 (17.50%) Linux
15 27 (16.88%) Content Management
16 26 (16.25%) UNIX
17 25 (15.63%) Windows
17 25 (15.63%) Use Case
17 25 (15.63%) Relational Database
18 22 (13.75%) XHTML
19 21 (13.13%) Ant
19 21 (13.13%) WebSphere
19 21 (13.13%) Ajax
20 20 (12.50%) Marketing
20 20 (12.50%) Solaris
20 20 (12.50%) Project Management
20 20 (12.50%) IBM

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 21 (13.13%) WebSphere
2 9 (5.63%) CMS
3 7 (4.38%) JBoss
4 4 (2.50%) WebLogic
5 3 (1.88%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.63%) IIS
6 1 (0.63%) Confluence
6 1 (0.63%) Node.js
Applications
1 7 (4.38%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.25%) MS Office
2 2 (1.25%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.63%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.25%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.63%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.63%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.75%) HTTP
2 4 (2.50%) LDAP
3 3 (1.88%) DHCP
3 3 (1.88%) Internet
4 2 (1.25%) FTP
4 2 (1.25%) Wireless
4 2 (1.25%) Broadband
4 2 (1.25%) DSL
5 1 (0.63%) Telnet
5 1 (0.63%) Firewall
5 1 (0.63%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.63%) DNS
5 1 (0.63%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.63%) IPv4
5 1 (0.63%) IPv6
5 1 (0.63%) Intranet
5 1 (0.63%) GSM
5 1 (0.63%) SDH
5 1 (0.63%) UMTS
5 1 (0.63%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (23.75%) SQL Server
2 25 (15.63%) Relational Database
3 4 (2.50%) MySQL
3 4 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (2.50%) MariaDB
4 2 (1.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.63%) WebFOCUS
5 1 (0.63%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.63%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 21 (13.13%) Ant
2 18 (11.25%) Eclipse
3 15 (9.38%) SoapUI
4 12 (7.50%) AccuRev
5 11 (6.88%) Jenkins
6 10 (6.25%) JUnit
7 6 (3.75%) Selenium
8 5 (3.13%) Cucumber
8 5 (3.13%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
8 5 (3.13%) Git (software)
9 4 (2.50%) Calabash
9 4 (2.50%) Grunt
9 4 (2.50%) Karma Test Runner
9 4 (2.50%) Bower
9 4 (2.50%) Xcode
9 4 (2.50%) JIRA
10 3 (1.88%) Maven
10 3 (1.88%) NUnit
10 3 (1.88%) SpecFlow
11 2 (1.25%) Trac
General
1 20 (12.50%) Marketing
2 15 (9.38%) Manufacturing
3 9 (5.63%) Finance
4 5 (3.13%) Legal
5 4 (2.50%) Automotive
6 3 (1.88%) Banking
7 2 (1.25%) Retail
7 2 (1.25%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.63%) Publishing
8 1 (0.63%) Front Office
8 1 (0.63%) Back Office
8 1 (0.63%) Electronics
8 1 (0.63%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 82 (51.25%) Developer
2 51 (31.88%) Java Developer
3 29 (18.13%) Analyst
4 25 (15.63%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 17 (10.63%) Business Analyst
6 15 (9.38%) Senior Developer
7 12 (7.50%) Agile Coach
8 10 (6.25%) .NET Developer
9 9 (5.63%) J2EE Developer
10 8 (5.00%) Project Manager
11 7 (4.38%) Senior Java Developer
12 6 (3.75%) C# Developer
12 6 (3.75%) C# .NET Developer
13 5 (3.13%) AWS Developer
14 4 (2.50%) Tester
14 4 (2.50%) Test Analyst
14 4 (2.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 4 (2.50%) ScrumMaster
14 4 (2.50%) Agile Business Analyst
15 3 (1.88%) Agile Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (41.25%) HTML
2 60 (37.50%) Web Services
3 57 (35.63%) XML
4 54 (33.75%) J2EE
5 47 (29.38%) HTML5
6 36 (22.50%) SOAP
7 35 (21.88%) CSS
8 33 (20.63%) TopLink
9 22 (13.75%) XHTML
10 21 (13.13%) Ajax
11 20 (12.50%) REST
12 18 (11.25%) PrimeFaces
12 18 (11.25%) JSF
12 18 (11.25%) Hibernate
13 17 (10.63%) .NET
14 14 (8.75%) JAX-RS
14 14 (8.75%) JAX-WS
15 11 (6.88%) ASP.NET
16 9 (5.63%) JAXB
17 7 (4.38%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (5.63%) User Experience
2 8 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (3.75%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (3.13%) Open Source
4 5 (3.13%) Human Factors
5 4 (2.50%) NHS
5 4 (2.50%) Visualisation
6 3 (1.88%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.88%) Web 2.0
7 1 (0.63%) Psychology
7 1 (0.63%) Smart Meter
7 1 (0.63%) AS400
7 1 (0.63%) E-Learning
7 1 (0.63%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.63%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 28 (17.50%) Linux
2 26 (16.25%) UNIX
3 25 (15.63%) Windows
4 20 (12.50%) Solaris
5 5 (3.13%) Apple iOS
6 4 (2.50%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.63%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.63%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.63%) Android
7 1 (0.63%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (35.00%) TDD
2 34 (21.25%) Scrum
2 34 (21.25%) User Stories
3 27 (16.88%) Content Management
4 25 (15.63%) Use Case
5 20 (12.50%) Project Management
6 19 (11.88%) OO
7 18 (11.25%) Validation
8 17 (10.63%) B2C
9 16 (10.00%) MVC
9 16 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
10 15 (9.38%) RUP
11 14 (8.75%) Continuous Integration
12 13 (8.13%) Web Development
12 13 (8.13%) Product Management
13 12 (7.50%) Test Automation
13 12 (7.50%) SOA
14 10 (6.25%) Software Engineering
14 10 (6.25%) Waterfall
14 10 (6.25%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 85 (53.13%) Java
2 61 (38.13%) SQL
3 47 (29.38%) JavaScript
4 28 (17.50%) C#
5 13 (8.13%) Ruby
6 12 (7.50%) PL/SQL
7 3 (1.88%) VB
7 3 (1.88%) VB.NET
8 2 (1.25%) VBA
8 2 (1.25%) T-SQL
8 2 (1.25%) VB6
9 1 (0.63%) VBScript
9 1 (0.63%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.63%) XAML
9 1 (0.63%) Groovy
9 1 (0.63%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.63%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.63%) C
9 1 (0.63%) C++
9 1 (0.63%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (3.13%) Sun Certification
2 3 (1.88%) Degree
3 2 (1.25%) PMP
3 2 (1.25%) PMI Certification
3 2 (1.25%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.63%) MCP
4 1 (0.63%) ISEB
4 1 (0.63%) OCP
4 1 (0.63%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (0.63%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.25%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.63%) SLA
2 1 (0.63%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.25%) Firmware
2 1 (0.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.63%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (3.75%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.63%) SCCM
Vendors
1 20 (12.50%) IBM
2 11 (6.88%) Oracle
3 8 (5.00%) FatWire
4 7 (4.38%) Microsoft
5 5 (3.13%) Sun
5 5 (3.13%) Google
6 3 (1.88%) HP
7 2 (1.25%) Twitter
8 1 (0.63%) Ericsson
8 1 (0.63%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
8 1 (0.63%) Adobe
8 1 (0.63%) Business Objects
8 1 (0.63%) SAP
8 1 (0.63%) VMware
8 1 (0.63%) Teradata
8 1 (0.63%) Omniture
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